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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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When you first catch the disk, you are only aloud to take momentum steps, like if you were running and then caught it. Other than that, you only have a pivot foot, and cannot walk with the disk in your hands.
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They were discovered in 1938 but accually started selling as a mechandise in 1948.
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There was an old company known as "Frisbie Baking Company." They made pies and kids discovered that using the pie tins they could toss them to each other. Hence the Frisbee.
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The closest piece of metal that looks like a Frisbee would probably be a buzz saw.
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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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thin
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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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The only difference it makes it how you grip the disc, which can affect its distance.
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That depends on your power, wind, and technique
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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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Metal would not go very far at all and it would hurt to catch.
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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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throw it at someone, use it as a plate to eat gravy, etc.
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Light because the wind is able to carry the disc farther.
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It really depends on wind conditions. Wind can pick up a light Frisbee for a while or send it quickly to the ground. I would say If a heavy and light Frisbee were thrown by the same person in the same conditions, the heavier one would stay up longer. So heavy is the answer.
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i think you mean the rim
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discraft, wham-O
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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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Wham-o started selling them in 1957
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yes they do
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it can be challenging to learn to throw well, but anyone can practice and pick it up semi-quickly
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Walter Frederick Morrison invented the frisbee.
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You can't, you can only throw it in the air. Eventually, it will come back down, unless you break out of the atmosphere.
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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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Ultimate started at Columbia high School in New Jersey.
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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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There was a company in Connecticut known as the "Frisbie baking company" that made pies. College students would use the pie tins to toss to one another, which eventually led to them being called Frisbees.
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figuring your repairs are that it is tacoed (disc is bent up) what i do is i lay it down on a flat surface, rim touching the surface, and put some havy books on it. it flattens it down to normal after a day
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The original Frisbees were pie tins from pies from the "Frisbie baking company."
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keep the disc flat faced (if you were holding it and looking at the rim it would not be tilted) and when you release point your hand to where you want it to go in the finish. also, snap your wrist to make it spin when you release
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None of those were invented at the time, but there is no information that says they might have made something like that.
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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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That depends on power, wind, and technique
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They have momentum from the spin and power you put in it, and the shape makes it easy for the wind to carry it.
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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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you can throw any type of pass as long as you don't travel
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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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They were known as "Frisbies" due to the pie company that made the tins they originated as.
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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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The company that currently designs Frisbees is Wham-O. Before Wham-o, the Frisbie Baking Company sold pies with tins that kids could toss around. later on, Walter Morrsion made a plastic design of the pie tins. He sold the rights to the Frisbee to Wham-O, who currently sells them.
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They probably didn't fly as far.
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They are more aerodynamic.
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around $10
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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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backhand, forehand, scuber, hammer, push pass, and chicken wing.
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Walter Frederick Morrison invented the frisbee.
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"Frisbee" is Frisbee in French because Frisbee is a trademark name.
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It's invented by Walter Frederick Morrison.
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Frisbee because that can go with the wind and fly with it.
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whichever way the endzone he needs to score is
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If playing ultimate, then stop running and throw it
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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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Los Angeles by Frederick Morrison
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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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catching and throwing the disc, being on good defense, spirit of the game, etc.
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The "Pie tin," because that is how the Frisbee was discovered. Also, "pluto platters" because that was what they were named before Wham-o bought them.
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Wham-o started making them in 1957.
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Handler (people that normally throw the disc) Midfield, and long (person in the way back)
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toss the disk to your teammates until you get to the touchdown zone, but the disk cannot hit the ground, or else it is a turnover
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well, the frisbee was invented in 1957, so i would figure since then.
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1957
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