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Out of respect for other players who may have a good round once in awhile, if a player has a PDGA #, please stop calling them baggers.  I signed up am 3 for a tournament in November.  My rating right now is 900, but with my last few rounds being in the 800s, and one in the 700s my rating will be below 900 for sure.  within a few minutes of my signing up for the tournament someone wrote a message to me calling me a "true bagger."  I am offended by this term because I have never won a tournament at Am 3, and came dead last, or near last for all Am 2 events. I just want to play in a division with people at my own ability.

I understand if someone does not have a rating, but the name calling needs to stop. 

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I've been called a sand bagger a couple times. I consider a compliment to my game. I've never been in a sanctioned tourny, and have never received a rated round.
This is not true. Less than 900 is Rec, 900-935 is Int, 935-970 is Adv, and 970+ is Open. That said, I still think that once you're rating nears the top of a division and you have won an event or two in that division, its time to move up. I know it's about time for me to move up to Adv since I'm nearing 920 and just got my first win. If I keep progressing, I'll be playing advanced by next year.
I try to take it as a compliment
Bagger
there should be a way to "lol" at a comment with just one click. somewhat like what facebook does, but better.
But what if you want to ROFL? How about Filafel?
there will be an exponential value next to the lol, which will change it to LOL,rofl,ROFL and the latter increments of lol.
Regardless of how its being used, either as an insult or joke, it is an overused and unimaginative term--if your going to say something, say something intelligent--'bagger' hardly fits the bill...

I agree, let it go...
this is interesting. Our league has embraced this tern. So much so that we now have t-shirts that proclaim that we are a bunch of baggers. I say embrace it! It's just a over used disc golf term like "Nice" or "Good Up." HAHA By the way We still have bagger shirts available for 10 bucks if you want one.


BAGGER!!!
i was thinking it was 925 not 935. my bad. but anyone can have a few good rounds and shoot 950 rated rounds. I am a 886 rated player and shoot an average -2 at one of my home courses which is rated about 920 something. I shot -10 the other day which would be about 1000 rated. Just because you did not do good in one tourney in int does not mean you should not be in it.
They better not outlaw trash talking or I've got nothing. They shouldn't be allowed to call you a bagger before the tourney begins, only after. Unless you are an Open player playing B pool in our local league. A friend of mine did that. Of course he won and I immediately called him a bagger. He hasn't played tourneys in quite some time but the last tourney he did play Open. He definitely deserved that label on that day.

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