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by BillW
Mon Aug 24, 2020 9:30 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: POTUS-DONALD TRUMP-and U.S. Politics catch-all
Replies: 114126
Views: 5056170

Re: POTUS-DONALD TRUMP-and U.S. Politics catch-all

EverReady wrote:My view is he wants to fück his daughter and probably looks up daddy daughter porn when not perusing piss sites
A few more posts like this and they'll make you a mod.
by BillW
Sat Aug 22, 2020 11:27 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Anthony Joshua
Replies: 9179
Views: 462934

Re: Anthony Joshua

Now that's an uppercut!
by BillW
Fri Aug 21, 2020 10:55 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: POTUS-DONALD TRUMP-and U.S. Politics catch-all
Replies: 114126
Views: 5056170

Re: POTUS-DONALD TRUMP-and U.S. Politics catch-all

shanky wrote:Hi Bill

I guess if you’re a sheep, then a shepherd is a god.

:thumbup:
I think if you're an Aussie sheep you're jealous of kangaroos.
by BillW
Fri Aug 21, 2020 12:19 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: POTUS-DONALD TRUMP-and U.S. Politics catch-all
Replies: 114126
Views: 5056170

Re: POTUS-DONALD TRUMP-and U.S. Politics catch-all

So should everyone's tax returns be open to public scrutiny? Or just all politicians? Or just Trumps? Or is this just a fishing expedition to fuel another round of TDS conspiracy theories? Well, it’s an established convention that political candidates publish their returns. It’s called transparency...
by BillW
Fri Aug 21, 2020 12:00 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: POTUS-DONALD TRUMP-and U.S. Politics catch-all
Replies: 114126
Views: 5056170

Re: POTUS-DONALD TRUMP-and U.S. Politics catch-all

So should everyone's tax returns be open to public scrutiny?
Or just all politicians?
Or just Trumps?
Or is this just a fishing expedition to fuel another round of TDS conspiracy theories?
by BillW
Fri Aug 21, 2020 9:44 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Scott Robertson: I want to coach the Lions
Replies: 51
Views: 2159

Re: Scott Robertson: I want to coach the Lions

UncleFB wrote:Do we want Gats infecting Razor? Sheesh, it's only been a week and everyone has forgotten the Chiefs season.
Gats needs Razor more than Razor needs Gats.
by BillW
Tue Aug 11, 2020 8:02 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: NZ Politics Thread
Replies: 33411
Views: 1223824

Re: NZ Politics Thread

Gerrard told the Herald that the key question was not about whether cannabis was good or bad, but whether the proposed legal framework would be better at reducing cannabis-related harm than the status quo. This is the key point that is swinging me towards yes. Especially with people getting crimina...
by BillW
Thu Jul 30, 2020 2:20 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Exeter Chiefs to rebrand?
Replies: 75
Views: 2736

Re: Chiefs to rebrand? (a team in Britain)

fatcat wrote:
The usage of the Native American in the Exeter Chiefs logo and brand is to honour and respect their cultural beliefs.
:lol:
It makes more sense than the idea that they disrespect Native American culture.

What club would pick a logo that they disrespected?
by BillW
Mon Jul 27, 2020 2:33 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Super Rugby Rd 7. Blues Vs Chiefs
Replies: 131
Views: 2653

Re: Super Rugby Rd 7. Blues Vs Chiefs

I reckon he more of a 10 than 15, but I also think that Mounga is playing better at 10, and I think his brother maybe a better option at 15, but that looking st Super rugby, whether it still stands going up a notch? I would have him on bench, but mine's just another opinion from someone who doesn't...
by BillW
Sun Jul 26, 2020 11:52 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans
Replies: 27482
Views: 676119

Re: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans

Semantics doesn't mean drawing an inference which isn't implied This. You guys are pretending she said (or even implied) something that she did not, so you can manufacture personal outrage. What point was she trying to make then? That it would be good if somebody who wasn't a white male based in Ox...
by BillW
Sat Jul 25, 2020 11:12 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Crusaders vs Hurricanes: MATCH THREAD: Sat 25th July
Replies: 319
Views: 5041

Re: Crusaders vs Hurricanes: MATCH THREAD: Sat 25th July

As an aside, Jason Holland is emerging as another exceptional Kiwi coach. Keeping in mind that he was the third member of Scott Robertson's proposed AB coaching team, alongside Leon Maconald. Instead we have Foster, Plumtree and Mooar. You have to be impressed with the way the Hurricanes coaching s...
by BillW
Sat Jul 25, 2020 11:03 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Crusaders vs Hurricanes: MATCH THREAD: Sat 25th July
Replies: 319
Views: 5041

Re: Crusaders vs Hurricanes: MATCH THREAD: Sat 25th July

Just home from the game. Hurricanes played like a team on a roll, Crusaders like a team coming off a bye. Good game though and Hurrcanes deserved the win. Great defence and sharp on attack. Jordie Barrett continues to make his critics look like know nothing dickheads. Richie Mo'unga kept the Crusade...
by BillW
Sat Jul 25, 2020 4:09 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Crusaders vs Hurricanes: MATCH THREAD: Sat 25th July
Replies: 319
Views: 5041

Re: Crusaders vs Hurricanes: MATCH THREAD: Sat 25th July

puku wrote:
Ali's Choice wrote:
puku wrote:Question for the locals...Orangetheory. What's that?

Ta
Don't you have access to the internet?
I'm asking a local thanks. :P

EDIT;

"Orange is the color for energy!" Who knew?

It's a fitness franchise.

https://www.orangetheory.com/en-nz/
by BillW
Thu Jul 23, 2020 6:48 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: POTUS-DONALD TRUMP-and U.S. Politics catch-all
Replies: 114126
Views: 5056170

Re: POTUS-DONALD TRUMP-and U.S. Politics catch-all

https://m.media-amazon.com/images/I/61gcGfTGhcL._AC_SS350_.jpg This deserves a price. I mean, these guys have an amazing sense of humour! :lol: :lol: :lol: Unless... It's an electoral promise? :lol: So how is he going to fulfill this promise? Close down CNN, New York Times, Washington Post etc?
by BillW
Mon Jul 20, 2020 11:08 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: POTUS-DONALD TRUMP-and U.S. Politics catch-all
Replies: 114126
Views: 5056170

Re: POTUS-DONALD TRUMP-and U.S. Politics catch-all

This has taken a strange turn. If you attempt to predict the consequences of something which doesn't actually come to pass, you are regarded as a liar? It does seem as though there are a few people who need to brush up on their basic use of English. If you are the finance minister and you say if th...
by BillW
Mon Jul 20, 2020 10:42 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Justine for bimbo
Replies: 108
Views: 4220

Re: Justine for bimbo

I've had my share of clashes with Bimbo. He has an evasive but Pavlovian style. However appalling and inconsistent his stances may have been, they shadow dance with Tory policy and also a fairly "financially" orientated libertarianism. So he was big on Corbyn anti-semitism because it was an electio...
by BillW
Sun Jul 19, 2020 1:32 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The booing of Beauden Barrett by the Wellington crowd
Replies: 70
Views: 1551

Re: The booing of Beauden Barrett by the Wellington crowd

If you pay your money to watch the game you're entitled to boo (or cheer) as much as you want.

But that's nothing compared to what we'd hear if they could broadcast the noise from fans screaming at their tv sets.
by BillW
Sun Jul 12, 2020 11:12 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Is new politics in anyway about conviction?
Replies: 23
Views: 762

Re: Is new politics in anyway about conviction?

Mullet 2 wrote:I meant conviction to a political ideal.
Son.. "When I grow up I'm going to be a socialist."

Dad.. "Make up your mind boy. You can't be both."
by BillW
Sat Jul 11, 2020 10:52 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Maori language questions
Replies: 51
Views: 1070

Re: Maori language questions

1) Why is there a silent G in words like Ngati, or the surnames Ngawhau and Ngamu? 2) Why is the f sound used by "wh" and not just have an f? As AC implies it's basically a letter of its own "ng" and it's not silent. As for the second question, ask the missionaries. The wh sound in Maori is similar...
by BillW
Sat Jul 11, 2020 7:30 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Maori language questions
Replies: 51
Views: 1070

Re: Maori language questions

1) Why is there a silent G in words like Ngati, or the surnames Ngawhau and Ngamu? 2) Why is the f sound used by "wh" and not just have an f? As AC implies it's basically a letter of its own "ng" and it's not silent. As for the second question, ask the missionaries. The wh sound in Maori is similar...
by BillW
Thu Jul 09, 2020 6:58 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Crusaders vs Blues: MATCH THREAD; Sat 11th July
Replies: 182
Views: 3265

Re: Crusaders vs Blues: MATCH THREAD; Sat 11th July

Wilderbeast wrote:Robertson guilty of giving everyone a turn. Jordan needs to play.
I think the idea is that Jordan, with his speed and skills, will be able to wreak havoc on a tiring opposition in the final quarter.
by BillW
Sun Jul 05, 2020 7:38 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Chiefs vs Hurricanes: MATCH THREAD: Sun 5th July
Replies: 169
Views: 2067

Re: Chiefs vs Hurricanes: MATCH THREAD: Sun 5th July

For all the stick that Jordie Barrett gets on here from Canes fans, he's essential to the team.
One of the best players on the field in any game he plays.
by BillW
Sun Jul 05, 2020 1:37 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Chiefs vs Hurricanes: MATCH THREAD: Sun 5th July
Replies: 169
Views: 2067

Re: Chiefs vs Hurricanes: MATCH THREAD: Sun 5th July

Any Canes or Chiefs fans left on the bored? Looks like it's just me. I'll spend one half cheering for the Chiefs and one for the Magpies players in the Canes. Scratch that, no Magpies starting this week ... :x Devon flanders is on the bench. As an aside, does Reed Princep have naughty photos of Jas...
by BillW
Sat Jul 04, 2020 2:43 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Beauden Barrett to Japan
Replies: 33
Views: 1241

Re: Beauden Barrett to Japan

Ted. wrote:Well I for one think the Blues have done well out of the signing. For a start they have picked up new fans, and some old ones apparently. Let's hope they can make it all worth while by comprehensively nailing the the Aotearoa title. :thumbup:
A bridge too far Ted.
by BillW
Wed Jun 24, 2020 11:34 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: NZ Politics Thread
Replies: 33411
Views: 1223824

Re: NZ Politics Thread

Still a shit move Brat......... Sending staff on a wild goose chase during a pandemic is playing negative politics.......I was ambivalent about the Nats as they have not been in Government for the last three years and was prepared to listen to their policies and intentions, but after this move, the...
by BillW
Tue Jun 23, 2020 10:05 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Crusaders vs Chiefs: MATCH THREAD: Sunday 28th June
Replies: 168
Views: 2559

Re: Crusaders vs Chiefs: MATCH THREAD: Sunday 28th June

Adrianmole wrote:It will be a prison style man shaming of epic proportions with the AB laden Crusaders putting the Chiefs to the pork sword.

A suitable of mix of metaphors in my view.
An attempt to un-mix the metaphors AC style.
by BillW
Mon Jun 15, 2020 9:14 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Political Compass
Replies: 79
Views: 2277

Re: Political Compass

Image

I suspect that if I did the test again and answered the exactly opposite that I would land one spot away in the purple quadrant.
I tried but it went all doggo on me.
by BillW
Mon Jun 15, 2020 8:28 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Senaca falls out of plane, possible gone.
Replies: 133
Views: 5770

Re: Senaca falls out of plane, possible gone.

Leinsterman wrote:Seneca - the same guy who asked for his account to be licked for a few months so he could take a break, yeah?
Sounds more like he was the guy behind the counter in that video rather than the customer.
Seneca a TDS sufferer?

That's just weird!
by BillW
Sun Jun 14, 2020 8:53 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Senaca falls out of plane, possible gone.
Replies: 133
Views: 5770

Re: Senaca falls out of plane, possible gone.

I've been pissing myself laughing while reading this thread.

It reminds me so much of this video (posted on another thread I know).

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fvFlrnymW_o

Seneca v lefties.
by BillW
Sun Jun 14, 2020 10:37 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: SRA: Blues v Hurricanes - Sun 14 Jun - 3.35pm - Match Thread
Replies: 192
Views: 5557

Re: SRA: Blues v Hurricanes - Sun 14 Jun - 3.35pm - Match Th

BlackMac wrote:Great effort from the Kiwis to get this game on and back to some sort of normality. Just wondering when the barber shops are being allowed to open.
I don't think they should be allowed to on that evidence.
by BillW
Sun Jun 14, 2020 10:36 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: SRA: Blues v Hurricanes - Sun 14 Jun - 3.35pm - Match Thread
Replies: 192
Views: 5557

Re: SRA: Blues v Hurricanes - Sun 14 Jun - 3.35pm - Match Th

UncleFB wrote:
Ali's Choice wrote:Is the referee blowing a 'homer' or have the Hurricanes just lost the plot in terms of discipline?
He had a bit of an awayer in the first half and he gave utu in the second half with a homer.
He was very one-sided.
He just penalised the team playing against the wind.
by BillW
Sun Jun 14, 2020 6:41 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: SRA: Blues v Hurricanes - Sun 14 Jun - 3.35pm - Match Thread
Replies: 192
Views: 5557

Re: SRA: Blues v Hurricanes - Sun 14 Jun - 3.35pm - Match Th

My MOM is Otere Black. He kicked all his goals, kicked well from hand, and controlled his team well. Somehow the Blues have ended up with three of the top four first-fives in NZ in their squad. If you can nail the starting 10 spot when Dan Carter and Beauden Barrett are in the squad you've got some...
by BillW
Fri Jun 12, 2020 10:22 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: POTUS-DONALD TRUMP-and U.S. Politics catch-all
Replies: 114126
Views: 5056170

Re: POTUS-DONALD TRUMP-and U.S. Politics catch-all

Assuming the MAGAts can read.....and understand, they'll no doubt enthusiastically walk over a cliff edge if so ordered. https://www.nbcnews.com/politics/donald-trump/rally-your-own-risk-trump-campaign-s-legal-message-supporters-n1230271 The virus has magically disappeared through the power of wish...
by BillW
Thu Jun 11, 2020 12:59 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: NZ Politics Thread
Replies: 33411
Views: 1223824

Re: NZ Politics Thread - NEW ZEALAND IS COVID19-FREE THREAD

The Wanganui name change was a spelling mistake wasn't it? They just fixed it by correcting it. Yes. The Whānganui dialect when talking Māori is to drop the 'h' whenever the 'wh' sound is pronounced. This is why you hear people like Tariana Turia, who is from that area, say words like 'wānau' inste...
by BillW
Wed Jun 10, 2020 11:26 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Johnny Cash's covers - Let's enjoy
Replies: 36
Views: 1213

Re: Johnny Cash's covers - Let's enjoy

Ring of fire is a cover too. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mIBTg7q9oNc The song was originally recorded by Anita Carter, a sister of composer June Carter who wrote it after hooking up with Johnny. June made a recording of it as well which I confess I prefer to the more famous version. https://www....
by BillW
Wed Jun 10, 2020 5:27 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: POTUS-DONALD TRUMP-and U.S. Politics catch-all
Replies: 114126
Views: 5056170

Re: POTUS-DONALD TRUMP-and U.S. Politics catch-all

Speaking for myself, I'd like to see BillW and WT do a podcast together. Episode 1 - Things that make you go 'mmm' If you are serious about finding the origins/causes of these ongoing racial/socio-economic problem then here's another old fossil that might make you go mmm. I don't know what your att...
by BillW
Wed Jun 10, 2020 3:11 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: POTUS-DONALD TRUMP-and U.S. Politics catch-all
Replies: 114126
Views: 5056170

Re: POTUS-DONALD TRUMP-and U.S. Politics catch-all

Speaking for myself, I'd like to see BillW and WT do a podcast together. Episode 1 - Things that make you go 'mmm' If you are serious about finding the origins/causes of these ongoing racial/socio-economic problem then here's another old fossil that might make you go mmm. I don't know what your att...
by BillW
Tue Jun 09, 2020 10:25 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Culture Wars Mega Thread
Replies: 1950
Views: 97116

Re: The Culture Wars Mega Thread

Thomas Sowell.... "If you have always believed that everyone should play by the same rules and be judged by the same standards, that would have gotten you labeled a radical 60 years ago, a liberal 30 years ago and a racist today." UCLA professor suspended, under police protection after threats A Cal...
by BillW
Tue Jun 09, 2020 10:07 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: POTUS-DONALD TRUMP-and U.S. Politics catch-all
Replies: 114126
Views: 5056170

Re: POTUS-DONALD TRUMP-and U.S. Politics catch-all

It’s got to be a committed type of selective blindness that can’t see that the council are going to work with their community to decide in the type of policing they will move to. Go and laugh at a poor old lady. We have all the comedy we need from your output, thanks. Mind you, it's probably a litt...