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Frisbees

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Frisbee is a plastic disc that is tossed from one person to another. Frisbees can be used in competitive sports such as Frisbee Golf. In Ultimate Frisbee, two teams get together and compete to toss the disc to a teammate in an endzone.

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Answer Walter Morrison invented the Frisbee. It was named for the pie company that made the pie tins that he hurled as a youth
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Frisbie Pie Tins at Yale A baker named William Russel Frisbie, of Warren, Connecticut, and later of Bridgeport, came up with a clever marketing idea back in the 1870s. He put the family name in relief on the bottom of the light tin pans in which his company's homemade pies were sold. The pans were r…
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According to The New York Times, Frisbee's name came from a Connecticut bakery, Frisbie Pie Co. Also, New England college students often tossed empty pie tins around for fun, referring to it as a "frisbie." There was an old company known as "Frisbie Baking Company." They made pies and college stude…
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The Frisbee got its name from the Frisbie Pie Company. The bakery was located in Bridgeport, Connecticut. The pies were popular among college students at Yale University. Legend has it that students would eat the pies and then throw the pie tins around like Frisbees-as indeed they were.
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It was created when some kids used to get pies from the 'Frisbee bakery'. They loved them so much they would flatten the tins and throw them about, hence the name Frisbee. So they have always been called Frisbees, it just caught on.
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The frisbee was originally a weapon used in Old China. It was used recreationally later when pie tins were thrown for sport. A man decided to harvest the interest in the sport by manufacturing a plastic disc B: heard that coledge students plays with school plates Throwing then and catching them. T…
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In the year 1948 .
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A Yale undergraduate named Elihu Frisbie grabbed a passing collection tray from the chapel and flung it out into the campus, thereby becoming the true inventor of the Frisbie.
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They were discovered in 1938 but accually started selling as a mechandise in 1948.
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For disc golf you only need 2 discs, a putter and a driver. you can buy them on eBay or lower quality discs at academy. (good for beginners) you also need a midrange disc if you cannot drive all the way to the green, so make it 3
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1. you take plastic wrap and a paper plate . 2. put plastic wrap around the plate. 3. press the plastic around the paper plate but not hard . 4. then take it outside and play. by kaitlyn linder ,weaver school
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No the toys in your question came out in the 1950's and 60's, but children in ancient Egypt played with large hoops of dried grapevines.
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What began as a toy has become accepted as a sport worldwide.
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Pretty much a circle-a disc.
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In 1957 frisbees were first sold in store as a toy.
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Walter Morrison invented the Frisbee. It was named for the pie company that made the pie tins that he hurled as a youth A baker named William Russel Frisbie, of Warren, Connecticut, and later of Bridgeport, came up with a clever marketing idea back in the 1870s. He put the family name in relief on t…
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dogs can catch a frisbee:)
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As fast and as far as you can throw it. Actually I think the world distance record is 836 feet and at a short distances, I've seen throws clocked at 80-90 mph.
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I think it was 1957. I know it was in the years 1950-1960.
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I think it was 1957. I know it was in the years 1950-1960.
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I wouldn't say 'national championship' but the professional sport of frisbee is 'ultimate frisbee'.
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Frisbees were invented by Walter Frederick Morrison but was first sold in 1957 as a toy.
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It can hit you in the face, it's sorta hard to catch one at first.
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The frisbee was invented really early in time. The first person would be unknown but probably first used by the person who invented it...Walter Frederick Morrison.
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no it can not cause the bigger it is the heavyer because the weight and the smaller it is the lighter cause of the denstiy.
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Many, many, many but probably not as much now.
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Well if you mean 'frisbee'.....it doesn't stand for anything, it is a plastic disc that can fly threw the air.
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They sell them at Harry Potter World at Zonko's complete with a glove to catch them. Orlando FLA
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Well first off, they're a lot of fun. And secondly, if you need a dish, viola!
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Try throwing a frisbee at the: ParkIn your backyardBeachPlaygroundFieldAt a picnicCampTo your dogPreserve Historically Famous Frisbee (disc) freestyle Locations in North America Palm Park, Santa Barbara CaliforniaKew Beach (near the tennis courts) Toronto CanadaVenice Beach CaliforniaKitsilano Beach…
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Walter Frederick Morrison invented it.
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yes they do
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Walter Frederick Morrison invented the frisbee.
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Frisbee is always capitalized. It's a trademark
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Back then they had pie dishes instead of these plastic frisbees. The plastic frisbees are more aerodynamic and are 'slicker' in design.
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A plastics disc that is aerodynamic and can fly in the air when thrown.
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The frisbee was a pie dish back then. It was highly entertaining and then came the more areodynamic and slicker designs. It was highly popular and an enjoyable toy to play with for all ages.
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wham-o and ultrastar are the big brands. there are also frisbee golf discs blehm blehm blehm
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Back in the 1950 and a bit after heaps.....but now not much, technology is much more entertaining.
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It really would depend on who's throwing it.
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In my opinion, the FLashflight is the best light up frisbee. I LOVE my Flashflight! It uses LED's to illuminate fiber optics, which make it bright, but not obnoxiously bright like competing products. And, it's not cheesy disposable junk because first, it's made of durable plastic, and second, it's p…
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The first Frisbees were aluminum pie pans made by the Frisbee pie company of Connecticut. They did not have a name. Teenagers would toss the pie pans around for fun. Eventually, a toy manufacture saw the teenagers tossing the pie pans around, and came up with plastic circular discs that could be tos…
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A discus, used in Olympic games a while back. It is called a discus because it is in the shape of a disk.
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They probably didn't fly as far.
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They are more aerodynamic.
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Pretty much the same as now, a plastic disc. They used pie dishes as well before.
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The heat would make the frost melt.So the plow would come out and run over Mrs.Frisby's home while Timothy has pnemonia and can't leave or he will get worse.
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No..... There are many discussions on who invented the hula hoop (if you type it in google) but the inventor of frisbees is Walter Frederick Morrison.
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Walter Frederick Morrison invented the frisbee.
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It's invented by Walter Frederick Morrison.
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Pluto Platter, Mars Platter and Flying Saucer
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a stack is when the offense or defense line up vertically or horizontally and then break off in separate directions in order to catch or block the disc
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Depends how much power you out in the throw.
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Spin, wind, power---areodynamics.
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A liquid fills up the container to the shape of the container. The particles in a liquid are close together but can still move past one another.
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Wham-o started making them in 1957.
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United States
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Walter Morrison
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Frisbeephobia
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Ken Westerfield (born May 23, 1947, Detroit Michigan) is a hall of fame, Frisbee (disc) Champion. Westerfield produced tournaments, touring freestyle shows and world records. Westerfield was one of the first freestyler's and a top competitor in all of the Frisbee discipline's. Source: Wikipedia/Ken…
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The most important aspect of the Frisbee is that, unlike other sporting objects, the Frisbee actually flys
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The reason for this is because of the low drag in the flying rings, and air is pushed up easily through the middle. The wider the middle, the better. In a Frisbee, there is much more drag, and in order for it to go farther, you have to have a strong hand.
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First curve the frisbee into you chest line up the tip to your target and flick your wrist outward and release
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yes as naval aircraft designs from Germany or UFO's
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The shape of a Frisbee is a disc, with an airfoil cross-section. As with aeroplanes, this airfoil shape generates lift as it moves through the air.
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Many people. especially by people back then..around 1950.
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Well, if a disc is whipped at your face i guess it could be scary, other than that it is just a plastic, 175 gram disc Answer: One of the Frisbee like ancestors is the chakram (or war quoit). It definitely was scary - in shape it was a sharpened ring of iron up to foot (30 cm) in diameter that was u…
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So when u throw it it hovers then falls down gravity pulls down the force and then slows down. If it was another shape it would be hard to throw it.
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Frisbee is an English word.
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every dog loves frisbee
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Ed Headrick is considered the Founder/Father of Frisbee GolfI personally started playing Frisbee golf in the early 1970's. We would pick targets, such as trees , light poles, statues, etc. I'm sure many people started playing Frisbee golf the same way. It was in 1975-6 that Ed Headrick head of marke…
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Disc freestyle is an event where teams of two or three players perform a routine which consists of a series of creative throwing and catching techniques set to music. The routine is judged on the basis of difficulty, execution and presentation. The team with the best total score is declared the winn…
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Two or more Frisbee competitors displaying various creative throwing and catching techniques, judged by fellow competitors on difficulty, variety and execution. The first freestyle competition event was held at the 1974 Canadian Open Frisbee Championships in Toronto Canada. Today freestyle competit…
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Flying Disc (Frisbee) Freestyle HistoryDisc freestyle is an event where teams of two or three players perform a routine which consists of a series of creative throwing and catching techniques set to music. The routine is judged on the basis of difficulty, execution and presentation. The team with th…
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Flying Disc (Frisbee) Freestyle Players that shaped the beginning of flying disc (Frisbee) freestyle. Jim Kenner, Ken Westerfield, Kerry Kollmar, Dan Roddick, John Z Weyand and Victor Malafronte. Long before Frisbee was ever considered a sport these individuals were the first to achieve the equivale…
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Mary Kathron was a Canadian Woman's Freestyle Frisbee Champion. In the late 1970's to Early 80's She performed with Ken Westerfield in a show called the Goodtimes Professional Frisbee Show. This dynamic Frisbee dual would perform all over North America at fairs, universities, community and professi…
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Mary Kathron was a Canadian Woman's Freestyle Frisbee Champion. In the late 1970's to Early 80's She performed with Ken Westerfield in a show called the Goodtimes Professional Frisbee Show. This dynamic Frisbee dual would perform all over North America at Fairs, Universities, Community and Profess…
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Golden Gate Park in San Francisco, Victor Malafronte throws a sidearm 119-gram Model Frisbee 538 feet. In 1978 Boulder, Colorado, while doing a distance throwing demonstration at a North American Series (NAS) Frisbee Event, Ken Westerfield threw a sidearm 119-gram World Class Model Frisbee 552 feet.…
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The sidearm (also known as forehand) is a flying disc throwing technique. Placing your two fingers under the disc and against the rim with your thumb on top. The release looks similar to a baseball sidearm throw. The distance record for the sidearm is 552 feet, Boulder, Colorado, 1978. Ken Westerfie…
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Ken Westerfield and Jim Kenner introduced the first freestyle event at the 1974 Canadian Open Frisbee Championships in Toronto, Canada.
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Best Frisbee sidearm throw (forehand disc) Ken Westerfield's sidearm distance record of 552 feet, with a 119 gram World Class Model Frisbee, Boulder Colorado 1978, and Victor Malafronte's, 538 feet also with a 119 gram Frisbee, not only have the longest sidearm throws of all time but are the best si…
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Disc sports (Frisbee) 1970's There were a few guts and distance tournaments before 1970, but the sport of Frisbee (disc sports) really began in the 1970's, gut's, ultimate, freestyle, disc golf, distance, accuracy, MTA, SCF, discathon and DDC, became disc sports first events. There are certain peo…
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Well if you have never played Ultimate Frisbee I think you should try it out, I play with my buds, it's real fun.
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Freddie Haft introduced the Frisbee nail delay at the AFDO (American Flying Disc Open) in Rochester, NY in 1975. It was at that same tournament Ken Westerfield introduced the body roll, rolling the Frisbee across out stretched arms and chest or back. Two major innovation's in Frisbee freestyle. For…
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Well, the reason is that the frisbee first started with a pie pan and hen they turned that idea into the throwable version that we have today. No real scientific explanation lol.
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Pluto Platter
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yes it is smooth and small and round. it is aerodynamic
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The Frisbee patent was issued on September 30, 1958 as Design Patent number D183,626.
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If ur talking about using the word frisbee in a sentence??... It's only capital if it's at the beginning of a sentence.
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it came from a place in canada named montreal
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You will have experienced the impossible.
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Air friction slows its forward momentum, and when it goes slower, it doesn't push enough air downwards to stay aloft, and gravity pulls it down.
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