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by MungoMan
Tue Aug 03, 2021 10:59 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Australian Politics Thread
Replies: 28286
Views: 1149686

Re: The Australian Politics Thread

Some more misinformation to address: - Google and Facebook do not set the price for their services. Prices are set by live auctions and as there is no minimum price, it means demand and supply determines what advertisers pay. Advertisers have never paid less to reach their target audiences. - Googl...
by MungoMan
Tue Aug 03, 2021 9:52 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Australian Politics Thread
Replies: 28286
Views: 1149686

Re: The Australian Politics Thread

Some more misinformation to address: - Google and Facebook do not set the price for their services. Prices are set by live auctions and as there is no minimum price, it means demand and supply determines what advertisers pay. Advertisers have never paid less to reach their target audiences. - Googl...
by MungoMan
Tue Aug 03, 2021 8:50 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Australian Politics Thread
Replies: 28286
Views: 1149686

Re: The Australian Politics Thread

Some more misinformation to address: - Google and Facebook do not set the price for their services. Prices are set by live auctions and as there is no minimum price, it means demand and supply determines what advertisers pay. Advertisers have never paid less to reach their target audiences. - Googl...
by MungoMan
Mon Aug 02, 2021 10:53 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Dan Bigger's soccer-dive in the second Lion's test
Replies: 77
Views: 2654

Re: Dan Bigger's soccer-dive in the second Lion's test

Apols if this has been covered, but I didn't see any post about it. I noticed Dan Bigger went down, clutching his back after what seems to be a gentle brush with his own player. He then lay face down in the dirt for a lengthy time, and when the referee (perhaps he learned his lesson from the France...
by MungoMan
Mon Aug 02, 2021 4:40 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Brisbane. Fvcked.
Replies: 343
Views: 8324

Re: Brisbane. Fvcked.

Numbers are increasing and test numbers are still too low. The lockdown has extended until Sunday 8th August. https://pbs.twimg.com/media/E7vkECjVIAE5tIg?format=jpg&name=medium The lockdown extension would have surprised nobody whatsoever. Blind Freddie's blinder brother Purblind Pete could see it ...
by MungoMan
Sun Aug 01, 2021 1:05 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Sydney.... fvcked
Replies: 3541
Views: 77800

Re: Sydney.... fvcked

I would fully expect an insurer to push up the premium to cover the risk of a transmission occurring in your premise. There would be risk of legal action against the premise and they would then need to demonstrate they have done everything possible to protect the customer. Without excluding people ...
by MungoMan
Sun Aug 01, 2021 12:57 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Sydney.... fvcked
Replies: 3541
Views: 77800

Re: Sydney.... fvcked

The CDC has a best estimate of Covids IFR of 0.68%. The range i have read from dozens of studies is somewhere between 0.2% and over 1%. It seems to have a median around 0.5%. 1968 had an IFR estimate of between 0.1% and 0.2%. The very lowest Covid estimate is around the very highest estimate of 196...
by MungoMan
Sun Aug 01, 2021 9:43 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Hand up, we lucked out there
Replies: 51
Views: 2085

Re: Hand up, we lucked out there

The Laws stipulate that the ball must be in hand. That was dubious at best. Given the on-field decision, it was hard for the TMO to turn it over. Which law is that? Not a law in the rugby law book Law 21 In-goal Grounding the ball 1. The ball can be grounded in in-goal: a. By holding it and touchin...
by MungoMan
Sun Aug 01, 2021 9:07 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Brisbane. Fvcked.
Replies: 343
Views: 8324

Re: Brisbane. Fvcked.

Not wanting (that much) to stick my head into an Aussie domestic argument could I point out that the reason AZ has ANY contra indication for under 40s is risk of blood clots. In the UK the risk is 8 for every million doses. The risk of similar blood clots (brain centric) from taking the contracepti...
by MungoMan
Sun Aug 01, 2021 8:40 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Brisbane. Fvcked.
Replies: 343
Views: 8324

Re: Brisbane. Fvcked.

The Optimist wrote: Sun Aug 01, 2021 7:59 am Was like a zombie or purge flick out on the streets earlier. Almost completely empty.

My wife made me leave my clown mask and machete at home when I went for a walk. :thumbdown:
It's funny how one's life choices can have unexpected and disappointing consequences.
by MungoMan
Sun Aug 01, 2021 5:39 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Melbourne. Fvcked again. And again. And again.
Replies: 4024
Views: 112437

Re: Melbourne. Fvcked again. And again. And again.

Front page has Sydney fcuked, Brisbane fcuked, Australia politics thread and Melbourne fcuked. Where is the Perth fcuked thread or is that to come. Australia is the most mental government in the world right now, proper North Korean shit. Lockdowns work. All things considered given where Australia i...
by MungoMan
Sun Aug 01, 2021 1:37 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Brisbane. Fvcked.
Replies: 343
Views: 8324

Re: Brisbane. Fvcked.

Bindi wrote: Sun Aug 01, 2021 1:14 am My back fence is on the Indooroopilly boundary. Have laid some Blair Witch Project style stick figurines as a proactive measure.
You've answered my unasked question as to whether you reside in the Zone of Doom.
by MungoMan
Sun Aug 01, 2021 1:36 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Brisbane. Fvcked.
Replies: 343
Views: 8324

Re: Brisbane. Fvcked.

1958, 1969 flues. Whole world Shut down, ask anyone over 70 they’ll tell you how the troops were on the street. 1958 was my final year High School. The only troops on the street was during the annual ANZAC Day march. 1969 I had finished my CPA exams and was planning my obligatory trip to look for w...
by MungoMan
Sat Jul 31, 2021 10:11 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Brisbane. Fvcked.
Replies: 343
Views: 8324

Re: Brisbane. Fvcked.

:thumbup: My mates in the UK are aghast at how we've thrown away the massive advantage we had by not securing enough vaccines. It's beginning to look like the phoney war period before the storm... :| I’m told it’s lack of uptake on AZ after all the fake news/bad press? IMO, there are two reasons fo...
by MungoMan
Sat Jul 31, 2021 9:33 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Work language policies question
Replies: 102
Views: 2624

Re: Work language policies question

I completely understand the reasoning about this. It's OK to speak your own language in a quick verbal exchange but it's rude carry out a conversation in a language which another colleague/acquaintance/friend present doesn't understand. English should be used. I say this from experience on both sid...
by MungoMan
Sat Jul 31, 2021 6:13 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Rugby Jokes
Replies: 15
Views: 996

Re: Rugby Jokes

ZuLurk wrote: Fri Jul 30, 2021 11:15 am A local team of ghosts took up the game.
They are excellent at scoring drop ghouls.
:lol:
by MungoMan
Fri Jul 30, 2021 4:38 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Australia - The Hermit Kingdom
Replies: 818
Views: 20209

Re: Australia - The Hermit Kingdom

Like oil to a fire. Sweden is to covid arguments. Also summertime in Sweden. Well done summer. Well done. Let's see where things are at by Christmas. Bring on Christmas. Vaccination will be well and truly complete by then - life will be back to normal. Go you good things! FWIW I am in camp Sweden. ...
by MungoMan
Fri Jul 30, 2021 1:20 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Just a rant about growing up.
Replies: 61
Views: 2212

Re: Just a rant about growing up.

Marist brothers boarding school, 1960s. Those buggers first option was the cane, for anything and everything. Often had mass canings for the whole class, because the rule was no one owned up to anything, or pimped on anyone. Copped it 49 times in my first term as a third former. Bernie Fraser won t...
by MungoMan
Thu Jul 29, 2021 11:59 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Australia - The Hermit Kingdom
Replies: 818
Views: 20209

Re: Australia - The Hermit Kingdom

Some cool research out of Sweden, who after a terrible start is arguably doing well with Covid in 2021. https://www.news-medical.net/news/20210 ... chers.aspx There’s enough in this to give partisans of every argument something to prove their immovable opinion. Like oil to a fire. Sweden is to covi...
by MungoMan
Thu Jul 29, 2021 12:08 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Australian Politics Thread
Replies: 28286
Views: 1149686

Re: The Australian Politics Thread

I've heard Dutton is doing his numbers. He didn't get them right last time so I don't know if that might prompt him to do them properly for the next spill or not. At this point, I don't know who is worse. Dutton is worse. Easily. Morrison is a populist and incompetent. Dutton is truely evil. He is ...
by MungoMan
Thu Jul 29, 2021 11:34 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Just a rant about growing up.
Replies: 61
Views: 2212

Re: Just a rant about growing up.

So I was born 61 and a lefty. So go to school, as they're teaching writing the teacher notices I'm writing with my left han, out comes the wood ruler with metal edage, bamb, over my hand. You will not write left handed, it is the mark of the devil. I hated school then. Not long after that I got int...
by MungoMan
Thu Jul 29, 2021 11:30 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans
Replies: 43480
Views: 1326296

Re: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans

Sorry? Who’s Jewish here? Sorry linking to a post that suggests that Boris is part of a Rothschild Jewish take over the world conspiracy? I linked to a tweet showing a picture of Boris as one of Schwab's young leaders. He's now spouting his nonsense. Somebody pointed out that he married into the Ro...
by MungoMan
Thu Jul 29, 2021 11:26 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Just a rant about growing up.
Replies: 61
Views: 2212

Re: Just a rant about growing up.

A nun, Sister Mary Helen, belted me with a razor strop when I was attending St Joseph's kindergarten. A girl was knocked over while drinking from a tap. A kid ran ran between her and me (I was behind awaiting my turn), banged into her and kept going. Sister Vinegartits didn't listen, tho'. I copped ...
by MungoMan
Thu Jul 29, 2021 11:03 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Australia - The Hermit Kingdom
Replies: 818
Views: 20209

Re: Australia - The Hermit Kingdom

I came across this article in the Irish Times trolling Australia. I see where Blackrock Bullet gets his schtick from. https://www.irishtimes.com/news/world/asia-pacific/australia-makes-world-class-mess-of-its-vaccine-rollout-1.4630872 Australia makes world-class mess of its vaccine rollout Sydney L...
by MungoMan
Thu Jul 29, 2021 12:31 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans
Replies: 43480
Views: 1326296

Re: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans

https://www.weforum.org/agenda/2016/11/8-predictions-for-the-world-in-2030/ "You will own nothing and be happy" err, no thanks. I'm quite happy for gazillionaires to have their socialist ideas as to how we should be living our lives, but it's a bit of a worry when the western leaders of the world s...
by MungoMan
Tue Jul 27, 2021 11:59 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Is Pat Lam New Zealand's greatest ever poach?
Replies: 128
Views: 7771

Re: Is Pat Lam New Zealand's greatest ever poach?

Meat looks overcooked. 1/10 WNB God I miss meat pies. Savages here don't eat them. Barbarians. Pies here are typically sickenly sweet dessert offerings... However, I have tapped this guy a few times https://roaminghunger.com/jamos-new-zealand-pie-co/ It presents as an island of civilisation in a se...
by MungoMan
Tue Jul 27, 2021 11:53 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: INEOS ABs
Replies: 41
Views: 1265

Re: INEOS ABs

guy smiley wrote: Tue Jul 27, 2021 11:34 pm
Zakar wrote: Tue Jul 27, 2021 11:29 pm They're making a Defender knock off after Land Rover changed the style.

Real last bastion of the empire stuff.
The Grenadier, isn't it? That's the full name of the old SKY cycling team, INEOS Grenadiers.
Gotta say I'd never heard of it. Having now had a look, me like. :thumbup:
by MungoMan
Tue Jul 27, 2021 11:36 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: New Christchurch Stadium
Replies: 242
Views: 8050

Re: New Christchurch Stadium

The costs payback 220 years is scare mongering. What about entertainments acts like Ed Sheeran who packed out Dunedin for nights. I think further down the link they were claiming the capacity for concerts would be similar to Dunedin , but I'm not sure how that has been worked out given it has fewer...
by MungoMan
Tue Jul 27, 2021 1:08 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Australia - The Hermit Kingdom
Replies: 818
Views: 20209

Re: Australia - The Hermit Kingdom

https://www.wsj.com/articles/covid-australia-lockdowns-11627237927 Covid Mania Returns Australia to Its Roots as a Nation of Prisoners Citizens in Sydney may leave their homes only for ‘essential’ purposes and not go more than six miles. It’s hard to know exactly when Australia’s pandemic response ...
by MungoMan
Tue Jul 27, 2021 12:49 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans
Replies: 43480
Views: 1326296

Re: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans

You’ve not answered the question regarding the site. Can you ? It took me no time flat yesterday to check the bona fides of VAERS (I didn't respond because you'd asked puku directly), and I have no astounding search skills. I see no reason to believe VAER is other than what it says it is: a nationa...
by MungoMan
Tue Jul 27, 2021 12:14 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Australia - The Hermit Kingdom
Replies: 818
Views: 20209

Re: Australia - The Hermit Kingdom

https://www.wsj.com/articles/covid-australia-lockdowns-11627237927 Covid Mania Returns Australia to Its Roots as a Nation of Prisoners Citizens in Sydney may leave their homes only for ‘essential’ purposes and not go more than six miles. It’s hard to know exactly when Australia’s pandemic response ...
by MungoMan
Tue Jul 27, 2021 11:55 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Sydney.... fvcked
Replies: 3541
Views: 77800

Re: Sydney.... fvcked

Well if Sydney can't be open, I say we send plaguebearer sleeper agents to the other states and spread it around You've already been doing that, mate. Need to use the bravo squad. I'm in favour of sleeper-bearing plague agents working southwards on the standard gauge line between Sth Brissie and Si...
by MungoMan
Tue Jul 27, 2021 11:49 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Brisbane. Fvcked.
Replies: 343
Views: 8324

Re: Brisbane. Fvcked.

I have to get a covid test as I was in a low risk centre on July 15th (Chermside Mall) that this bloke from Sydney visited. A day off work plus a nasal raping. Not ideal. Muhammad Ali, peace be upon him, famously stated: Only the nose knows Where the nose goes When the door close. Nasal raping it m...
by MungoMan
Tue Jul 27, 2021 11:43 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Sydney.... fvcked
Replies: 3541
Views: 77800

Re: Sydney.... fvcked

Ellafan wrote: Tue Jul 27, 2021 11:33 am
MungoMan wrote: Tue Jul 27, 2021 11:25 am Rubbish him all you like, but I live for those moments when I can see the sun glinting from Dictator Dan's Ring of Steel.
Bent over at the waist?
Who can tell? The light is all-but-blinding.
by MungoMan
Tue Jul 27, 2021 11:42 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Wallabies v France July Tests
Replies: 2444
Views: 39057

Re: Wallabies v France July Tests

Far too rational Froggie. :thumbup: Rational? How about we try to find ways to maintain the equilibrium of the contest? 15 against 15? Tackle lower and there’s no risk. MK copped a bad call, and the 20 minute red card is a great approach that I hope is adopted, but players’ behaviour needs to chang...
by MungoMan
Tue Jul 27, 2021 11:25 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Sydney.... fvcked
Replies: 3541
Views: 77800

Re: Sydney.... fvcked

Rubbish him all you like, but I live for those moments when I can see the sun glinting from Dictator Dan's Ring of Steel.
by MungoMan
Tue Jul 27, 2021 11:21 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans
Replies: 43480
Views: 1326296

Re: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans

Puku..... Is this a fake site ? https://www.openvaers.com/covid-data/mortality Vaers data is often deliberately misinterpreted by conspiracy nuts, it made the news in May https://www.sciencemag.org/news/2021/05/antivaccine-activists-use-government-database-side-effects-scare-public Do you go huntin...
by MungoMan
Tue Jul 27, 2021 11:02 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans
Replies: 43480
Views: 1326296

Re: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans

Puku..... Is this a fake site ? https://www.openvaers.com/covid-data/mortality Vaers data is often deliberately misinterpreted by conspiracy nuts, it made the news in May https://www.sciencemag.org/news/2021/05/antivaccine-activists-use-government-database-side-effects-scare-public Do you go huntin...
by MungoMan
Tue Jul 27, 2021 10:47 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: USA USA
Replies: 9
Views: 867

Re: USA USA

Anonymous 1 wrote: Tue Jul 27, 2021 10:31 am
grievous wrote: Tue Jul 27, 2021 10:09 am U S A
U S A
:lol:
:thumbup: for confusing the fúck out of me. Doubtless clarity will arrive in the fullness of etc.
by MungoMan
Tue Jul 27, 2021 10:41 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Current best player in the world
Replies: 87
Views: 3536

Re: Current best player in the world

Rather surprised by the lack of support for Radradra. Ok we don't get to see a lot of him at international level but if there is one player in the list who is a clear head above the pack in their position then it must be him. There's an understandable division of opinion at play here. Some believe ...