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by thehookah
Fri Oct 06, 2017 10:06 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: 6 Nations in America
Replies: 31
Views: 3074

Re: 6 Nations in America

You don't have cable? Cable does not exactly help you with NBC-Gold, that is a streaming channel. F u ck NBC this season for moving so much to Gold, made me so f u cking angry. Really not going to help them grow the game over here. Instead I bought a subscription to Rugby Pass - you get pretty much...
by thehookah
Fri Oct 06, 2017 3:27 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: 6 Nations in America
Replies: 31
Views: 3074

Re: 6 Nations in America

As far as cable is concerned, I'm in the process of Cutting the Cord on that. :thumbup: YouTube TV is pretty good if it covers your market. Not tried the TV service from YT yet. Very happy with Sling TV, also Hulu is excellent. What I would love to do would be to find a way to add BBC and ITV apps ...
by thehookah
Fri Oct 06, 2017 3:14 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: 6 Nations in America
Replies: 31
Views: 3074

Re: 6 Nations in America

If NBCSportsGold is worth it then I do not mind paying five bucks a month for it. They tend to cover more of the European side of the rugby, while WatchESPN covers the stuff on the dark side of the globe. As far as cable is concerned, I'm in the process of Cutting the Cord on that. The available str...
by thehookah
Fri Oct 06, 2017 3:11 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: 6 Nations in America
Replies: 31
Views: 3074

Re: 6 Nations in America

fonzeee wrote:
thehookah wrote:You mean I don't have to change my IP to the UK and stream it from BBC and ITV for free?

Instead I can pay to watch it?

Sounds like a good deal! :?
You don't have cable?

Cable does not exactly help you with NBC-Gold, that is a streaming channel.
by thehookah
Fri Oct 06, 2017 3:06 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: 6 Nations in America
Replies: 31
Views: 3074

Re: 6 Nations in America

You mean I don't have to change my IP to the UK and stream it from BBC and ITV for free?

Instead I can pay to watch it?

Sounds like a good deal! :?
by thehookah
Mon Sep 25, 2017 4:57 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The *Official* Boxing Thread
Replies: 272
Views: 29076

Re: The *Official* Boxing Thread

Spoiler: show
Joe Louis knocked out Max Schmeling in their second fight in 1938
by thehookah
Wed Sep 20, 2017 1:51 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Average player Wages in the British and Irish Isles
Replies: 42
Views: 4410

Re: Average player Wages in the British and Irish Isles

Disgraceful that the hookers are paid so little in comparison to the fluffy hair gel wearing players.
by thehookah
Tue Sep 12, 2017 2:37 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Anthony Joshua
Replies: 9164
Views: 455311

Re: Anthony Joshua

Long gone are the days when a top boxing match would get 15m+ viewers in the UK e.g. Bruno, Mcguigan Aye, I do wonder how many would tune in if AJ was on the BBC and all his fights had been shown. Not near 15m but a lot more than see them now. Back in the good old days there was a ton of it on prop...
by thehookah
Tue Sep 12, 2017 2:23 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Lions Tour Video Trailer Released
Replies: 12
Views: 1153

Re: Lions Tour Video Trailer Released

naki wrote:
Akkerman wrote:Uncovered ? shit title
Missed opportunity for The Lions: D-Raw

:lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:
by thehookah
Tue Sep 12, 2017 2:20 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Warburton gooooooooooorne
Replies: 31
Views: 3243

Re: Warburton gooooooooooorne

That's a lot of neck to be operated on.
by thehookah
Wed Aug 30, 2017 12:25 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OS's IT conundrums continue....
Replies: 17
Views: 1897

Re: OS's IT conundrums continue....

You need to scrub the old address from the devices.

I suggest stacking them all into the dishwasher and running them through a couple of times.

They will not pick up the old router after that.
by thehookah
Wed Aug 30, 2017 12:07 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: New York
Replies: 220
Views: 17967

Re: New York

IF you can find a way to see Hamilton, lottery or otherwise, it will be worth every penny that you spend. It is absolutely amazing and it does live up to the hype. The British comedy play "The Play That Goes Wrong" is on in NY now, and it is hysterical, and not expensive or hard to get in to. I woul...
by thehookah
Mon Aug 21, 2017 8:56 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Solar eclipse
Replies: 37
Views: 2030

Re: Solar eclipse

Clouds came through here in Connecticut, just enough of a layer that it allowed you to look up and see the eclipse with the naked eye. That was a cool bonus, and meant that you didn't actually need those glasses. Seven years until the next one, and that time the totality will actually be much closer...
by thehookah
Mon Jul 31, 2017 3:31 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Game of Thrones - Books/TV (Full of spoilers mark nothing)
Replies: 17411
Views: 899348

Re: Game of Thrones - Books/TV (Full of spoilers mark nothin

alliswell wrote:
henry wrote:They need to stop killing off the best actors and actresses.
Jim Broadbent to replace Diana Rigg is a reasonable trade.
Diana Rigg was so damn good, a real pity she has gone.

How about they bring in Judy Dench for some other old bird character? She would be immense.
by thehookah
Mon Jul 31, 2017 3:20 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Game of Thrones - Books/TV (Full of spoilers mark nothing)
Replies: 17411
Views: 899348

Re: Game of Thrones - Books/TV (Full of spoilers mark nothin

Feels as though they built up Dany to have this all powerful army and navy, with the dragons as her nuclear option. Then the last two episodes have seen her forces diminished, putting her in a situation where she will have to unleash the dragons. However she will want/need to use them to attack Cers...
by thehookah
Tue Jul 25, 2017 4:36 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Game of Thrones - Books/TV (Full of spoilers mark nothing)
Replies: 17411
Views: 899348

Re: Game of Thrones - Books/TV (Full of spoilers mark nothin

Zakar wrote:How do they have Rum without Sugar Plantations? ..and if they do, why hasn't the show explained where the refineries are and who owns them?
That will be in the spinoff show "GOT - Agriculture, Food & Beverage Manufacturing", to be shown on Discovery Channel.
by thehookah
Mon Jul 17, 2017 7:06 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Will losing in the Semi vs NZ be satisfactory for England ?
Replies: 34
Views: 2298

Re: Will losing in the Semi vs NZ be satisfactory for Englan

A little scary to see how unbalanced those pools are on a historical level: Pool A - 0 wins, 0 2nd place, 1 losing semi Pool B - 5 wins, 1 second place, 5 losing semi Pool C - 1 win, 5 second place, 6 losing semi Pool D - 2 wins, 2 second place, 4 losing semi If we arbitrarily assigned a pool streng...
by thehookah
Mon Jul 17, 2017 4:30 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Is Plymouth a shithole or something?
Replies: 64
Views: 4301

Re: Is Plymouth a shithole or something?

I thoroughly enjoyed my time there as a student, and miss the place on some levels. When I was there you needed to know the areas to steer clear of, as there were certain places that were lethal for students, as the locals (known as Janners for a reason I never knew) would actively seek out students...
by thehookah
Fri Jun 30, 2017 10:44 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: What's happening in New York hospital
Replies: 11
Views: 1168

Re: What's happening in New York hospital

I have a friend who is on the NYPD, he is on site. His wife is a nurse at Jacobi hospital, where they are taking the victims. Horrific situation. Surely Globus can't beat this. Globus would probably know someone in the Bronx-Lebanon, and know the cop who shot the guy. I am close, but not Full Globu...
by thehookah
Fri Jun 30, 2017 9:13 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: What's happening in New York hospital
Replies: 11
Views: 1168

Re: What's happening in New York hospital

I have a friend who is on the NYPD, he is on site.

His wife is a nurse at Jacobi hospital, where they are taking the victims.

Horrific situation.
by thehookah
Fri Jun 30, 2017 7:51 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL - Le Tour 2017.
Replies: 2018
Views: 87745

Re: OFFICIAL - Le Tour 2017.

No stage on Mont Ventoux, which is a pity, but understandable given the 50th anniversary of Simpson's death is this year.
by thehookah
Tue Jun 27, 2017 8:49 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Kiwi media: Henderson should have seen red, calls for citing
Replies: 115
Views: 7269

Re: Kiwi media: Henderson should have seen red, calls for ci

Enzedder wrote:
thehookah wrote:If Barrett had not kept holding on to the shorts of the player on the ground then he might not have inverted at all.

#anothercanofworms

Yep - all Barrett's fault. Suspend the dangerous bastard eh? :roll: :roll:

Exactly! Happy to see agreement.
by thehookah
Tue Jun 27, 2017 6:36 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Kiwi media: Henderson should have seen red, calls for citing
Replies: 115
Views: 7269

Re: Kiwi media: Henderson should have seen red, calls for ci

If Barrett had not kept holding on to the shorts of the player on the ground then he might not have inverted at all.

#anothercanofworms
by thehookah
Mon Jun 26, 2017 4:27 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Should Amazon be bust up?
Replies: 150
Views: 7222

Re: Should Amazon be bust up?

It is a continuation of the evolution of business and finances. In the past a company generating money was much more tangible, and could only be done with demonstration of actual business success. These days money and business success are much more theoretical and aspirational. This allows the likes...
by thehookah
Mon Jun 26, 2017 3:13 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Lions man of the series
Replies: 186
Views: 11529

Re: Lions man of the series

93 was Ben Clarke. 89 - Mike Teague 2001 was BOD surely. Agree on 1993 and 2001. Teague was excellent in 89 but the 2 and 3 test performances were down in a big way to Richards and Andrew, neither of whom made the original squad. Ditto Guscott of course, though his omission was hardly a reason for ...
by thehookah
Thu Jun 22, 2017 6:43 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL All Blacks vs B&I Lions FIRST TEST MATCH THREAD
Replies: 3243
Views: 92427

Re: OFFICIAL All Blacks vs B&I Lions FIRST TEST MATCH THREAD

Mick Mannock wrote:
Jake wrote:
xhooker wrote:Lions fans

See you have a guy called Ben Te’o’

Not a very UK name what passport does he hold ?
Ask his Mum.

I believe her surname is Wright and she hails from Basildon.
I cannot imagine she uses such a phrase
"From fackin Basildon, innit!"
by thehookah
Thu Jun 22, 2017 4:59 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Lions Team for 1st Test
Replies: 705
Views: 31594

Re: Lions Team for 1st Test

A few comments about Ben Teo being underwhelming, and not being an attacking threat. I'm not sure that I've been watching the same person if this is the case. We're talking about the big fella, right? Great off loads? The one with a Samoan Dad and an English Mum? Just want to be sure we're talking ...
by thehookah
Thu Jun 22, 2017 4:58 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Lions Team for 1st Test
Replies: 705
Views: 31594

Re: Lions Team for 1st Test

A few comments about Ben Teo being underwhelming, and not being an attacking threat. I'm not sure that I've been watching the same person if this is the case. We're talking about the big fella, right? Great off loads? The one with a Samoan Dad and an English Mum? Just want to be sure we're talking ...
by thehookah
Thu Jun 22, 2017 4:54 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Lions Team for 1st Test
Replies: 705
Views: 31594

Re: Lions Team for 1st Test

A few comments about Ben Teo being underwhelming, and not being an attacking threat. I'm not sure that I've been watching the same person if this is the case. We're talking about the big fella, right? Great off loads? The one with a Samoan Dad and an English Mum? Just want to be sure we're talking ...
by thehookah
Thu Jun 22, 2017 4:48 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Lions Team for 1st Test
Replies: 705
Views: 31594

Re: Lions Team for 1st Test

A few comments about Ben Teo being underwhelming, and not being an attacking threat. I'm not sure that I've been watching the same person if this is the case. We're talking about the big fella, right? Great off loads? The one with a Samoan Dad and an English Mum? Just want to be sure we're talking a...
by thehookah
Wed Jun 21, 2017 8:27 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL All Blacks vs B&I Lions FIRST TEST MATCH THREAD
Replies: 3243
Views: 92427

Re: OFFICIAL All Blacks vs B&I Lions FIRST TEST MATCH THREAD

Insane_Homer wrote:
tiddle wrote:North not starting is a travesty
very odd decision that.
The fact that he got on the plane was the odd decision.
by thehookah
Wed Jun 21, 2017 5:55 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL All Blacks vs B&I Lions FIRST TEST MATCH THREAD
Replies: 3243
Views: 92427

Re: OFFICIAL All Blacks vs B&I Lions FIRST TEST MATCH THREAD

If the forecast is as moist as it appears to be, will we see 80 minutes of up and unders and jumper stuffing, and a 9-3 scoreline?
by thehookah
Wed Jun 07, 2017 6:21 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Todays Game
Replies: 7
Views: 613

Re: Todays Game

happyhooker wrote:Neither seem to have the last few minutes?? Or is it my phone??
I think it was recorded by Rory Best's mum, and she wanted to pretend it had not happened.
by thehookah
Wed Jun 07, 2017 6:20 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: So far: Test side?
Replies: 81
Views: 6458

Re: So far: Test side?

Its so much fun watching the implosion! Thank feck there is only 3 scots there, wouldn’t want too many coming back deflated after this tour! Selection of coaches and squad beginning to show up for what it is. Just hope Hogg, Seymour and Laidlaw cover their ears and starting humming loudly when Howl...
by thehookah
Wed Jun 07, 2017 3:45 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: So far: Test side?
Replies: 81
Views: 6458

Re: So far: Test side?

Assuming Biggar is not injured I would have him on the bench. I don't think that Sexton should be anywhere apart from sitting in the stands in a blazer. Rory Best should be sitting next to him. That's very sharing of you. They have already had their go of beating NZ, let's give some of the other la...
by thehookah
Wed Jun 07, 2017 2:59 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: So far: Test side?
Replies: 81
Views: 6458

Re: So far: Test side?

Assuming Biggar is not injured I would have him on the bench. I don't think that Sexton should be anywhere apart from sitting in the stands in a blazer. Rory Best should be sitting next to him.
by thehookah
Wed Jun 07, 2017 2:54 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Lions ratings
Replies: 121
Views: 6857

Re: Lions ratings

nardol wrote:
Jake wrote:Henshaw was utterly shite. 3.

You won't beat NZ by running into them.

And I'm normally a big fan of Henshaw.
They did in November
Sexton still remembered how to play rugby in November.
by thehookah
Wed Jun 07, 2017 2:31 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Lions ratings
Replies: 121
Views: 6857

Re: Lions ratings

Could Halfpenny have done more for the Ioane or West tries? Too slow for the first and didn't get within a metre of making the tackle on the second. No longer seems to have the speed that he used to have. Still a reliable goal kicker, but approaching the stage where his inclusion is a bit like Dust...
by thehookah
Wed Jun 07, 2017 2:24 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Lions ratings
Replies: 121
Views: 6857

Re: Lions ratings

Front Row - Both looseheads were decent, but Marler certainly made an impact when he came on. Owens was having a good game, and we went downhill once Rory came on to have his traditional choke. Cole was good, Sinkler less of an impact than last game but didn't appear to fudge anything up. Second Row...