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The “typical WRXer” stereotypes.


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Poll: “Typical WRXer” (160 member(s) have cast votes)

Which “typical WRXer” group is most vocally persistent/prevalent/borderline annoying?

  1. Guys who claim to be “bombers”. (49 votes [30.63%])

    Percentage of vote: 30.63%

  2. Short hitters who argue against long hitters with “rather be short in the fairway than long in the rough” (13 votes [8.12%])

    Percentage of vote: 8.12%

  3. Philosophical gurus showing off their extensive vocabulary to try and prove points. (32 votes [20.00%])

    Percentage of vote: 20.00%

  4. Guys who argue lifting weights is bad for golf. (5 votes [3.12%])

    Percentage of vote: 3.12%

  5. All around doubters and/or discreditors to someone’s claims/statements. (61 votes [38.12%])

    Percentage of vote: 38.12%

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#1 Rosco1216

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Posted 22 September 2017 - 11:29 AM

Simply because it’s Friday this should be entertaining...

Which common WRX stereotype gets your vote?

Edited by Rosco1216, 22 September 2017 - 01:05 PM.

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Posted 22 September 2017 - 12:10 PM

Carries the ball 300 yards when they make a controlled swing.

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Posted 22 September 2017 - 12:21 PM

View Postrsballer10, on 22 September 2017 - 12:10 PM, said:

Carries the ball 300 yards when they make a controlled swing.
Wasn’t aware that specific was a common stereotype here.
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Posted 22 September 2017 - 12:41 PM

I'm going to go out on a limb and guess that you like to lift you some weights...haha

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Posted 22 September 2017 - 12:49 PM

View PostRosco1216, on 22 September 2017 - 12:21 PM, said:

View Postrsballer10, on 22 September 2017 - 12:10 PM, said:

Carries the ball 300 yards when they make a controlled swing.
Wasn’t aware that specific was a common stereotype here.
Ok, to be more general "hits PGA tour lengths" with smooth controlled swing


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Posted 22 September 2017 - 12:53 PM

The philosophical gurus..........................

never met one I didn't like.

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Posted 22 September 2017 - 12:57 PM

View Postrsballer10, on 22 September 2017 - 12:49 PM, said:

View PostRosco1216, on 22 September 2017 - 12:21 PM, said:

View Postrsballer10, on 22 September 2017 - 12:10 PM, said:

Carries the ball 300 yards when they make a controlled swing.
Wasn’t aware that specific was a common stereotype here.
Ok, to be more general "hits PGA tour lengths" with smooth controlled swing
Oh that reminds me I need to add a couple regarding the PGA tour as a comparison for game or distance!
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Posted 22 September 2017 - 01:01 PM

....jeez! Those all sound personal.
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Posted 22 September 2017 - 01:58 PM

"All of the above" is missing
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Posted 22 September 2017 - 02:10 PM

How about the "My foursome can play walking a 7600 yard course, all shooting over 110, at ages 65-80 in 15 minutes." guys?


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Posted 22 September 2017 - 02:12 PM

Buys clubs and trades them in without ever hitting them.

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Posted 22 September 2017 - 02:27 PM

Bombs 300+ yards drives on the reg, dressed to the nines on the course, $500 golf outfits, never shorts, walks only, uses a yardage book, clubs are spotless, goes bareback / no iron covers while playing, getting through this round in under an hour for sure, club brands probably don't match, casually hatin' on Tiger, all while staring with disgust at your poker chip ball marker.....
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Posted 22 September 2017 - 02:34 PM

They make outrageous claims, bold predictions and assert gross misinterpretations.

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Posted 22 September 2017 - 03:03 PM

I think the most common "type" I have seen since I've been here is the person who posts about the WRX-long stereotype. Have never actually seen that actual WRX-long guy post yet.

The second most common is the "slow play is killing golf" guy.
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Posted 22 September 2017 - 03:16 PM

Guys I'm having a problem carrying my 3 wood too far. I've got a 40 yard gap between it and my hybrid that only goes around 275 off the tee. Should I switch shafts?

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Posted 22 September 2017 - 07:10 PM

View PostFerguson, on 22 September 2017 - 02:34 PM, said:

They make outrageous claims, bold predictions and assert gross misinterpretations.

No, he said GolfWRX, not Congress.
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Posted 22 September 2017 - 07:38 PM

The "I sent money by Paypal gift and my seller isn't communicating and won't ship" guy.

Those threads are entertaining when both parties end up in them but otherwise a definite SMH sort of thing.
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Posted 22 September 2017 - 08:56 PM

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Posted 22 September 2017 - 09:00 PM

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Posted 22 September 2017 - 09:18 PM

Need to add the  speed demons ranting about the old hackers who caused them to have a 4 hour round

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Posted 23 September 2017 - 12:17 PM

What about the business guys who use their extensive, PHd- attainted knowledge at the local JC, discussing how Costco runs their business?

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Posted 23 September 2017 - 12:52 PM

The long-winded posts with all sorts of information you don't want to hear that seem to go on and on and on. I wonder how many people actually read those long posts? Posts like that when I attached to other similar posts several times seem to take up an entire page of space. If a post is past a certain length I generally don't read what they have to say, I expect a lot of hot air.

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Posted 23 September 2017 - 01:16 PM

View Posthybrid25, on 23 September 2017 - 12:52 PM, said:

The long-winded posts with all sorts of information you don't want to hear that seem to go on and on and on. I wonder how many people actually read those long posts? Posts like that when I attached to other similar posts several times seem to take up an entire page of space. If a post is past a certain length I generally don't read what they have to say, I expect a lot of hot air.

Helped you out there hy. Readers Digest version as it were.

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Posted 23 September 2017 - 01:18 PM

I am atypical: in my 60s, don't drive it 300+. :-)
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Posted 23 September 2017 - 01:25 PM

View PostSean2, on 23 September 2017 - 01:18 PM, said:

I am atypical: in my 60s, don't drive it 300+. :-)

Yeah but you are darned near shootin' your age there my friend. I'll take a low 70's round against a 300 drive every day all day.

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Posted 23 September 2017 - 01:29 PM

View PostMedic, on 23 September 2017 - 01:25 PM, said:

View PostSean2, on 23 September 2017 - 01:18 PM, said:

I am atypical: in my 60s, don't drive it 300+. :-)

Yeah but you are darned near shootin' your age there my friend. I'll take a low 70's round against a 300 drive every day all day.

Thanks Jim! :-)
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Posted 23 September 2017 - 06:39 PM

Starting a thread about another topic so they can sneak in a few unrelated PBs hoping
you don't notice that was the purpose of the thread. Only on WRX.

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Posted 23 September 2017 - 06:48 PM

Walks 18 in 3 hours with only 3 clubs, driver, wedge, putter, and either has 3 grand in that setup, or 3 bucks from a Goodwill deal.  Opinionated, overly sensitive to anything golf related, but, a great guy to tee it up with.

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Posted 23 September 2017 - 06:54 PM

I just thought the typical WRX'er carries it 300, has hit EVERY club ever made (they all suck), and has a connection on Tour for inside information........I didn't know there was more to it than that........

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Posted 23 September 2017 - 06:54 PM

15 index, works balls both ways, needs to play the same ball every round because he knows exactly how it will react, GI clubs make him concentrate less so he needs blades or micro cavities, hits 80% of fairways, short game holds him back. AND DON'T QUESTION ANY OF THIS!!!!!!!


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