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by Ewinkum
Wed Sep 30, 2020 7:31 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: POTUS-DONALD TRUMP-and U.S. Politics catch-all
Replies: 111095
Views: 4936917

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

I didn't get to see it Any chance of a semi-objective appraisal of what happened? cheers Orange God was pure alpha, no moderator was going to interrupt his flow. Biden managed to mostly not fluff his lines. Neither had a gotcha moment. Only seen bits and pieces but will be interested to see if any ...
by Ewinkum
Mon Sep 28, 2020 7:00 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Offshore earthquake felt by very few people
Replies: 3
Views: 273

Re: Offshore earthquake felt by very few people

Enzedder wrote: Sat Sep 26, 2020 9:09 pm There are always some living on the other side of the planet who swear that they felt it when they read about it.
It’s the sensational headlines and thread titles that do it.
by Ewinkum
Tue Sep 15, 2020 8:30 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Life on Venus (possibly)
Replies: 54
Views: 1242

Re: Life on Venus (possibly)

What ever happened to the promising methane emissions from Mars’ crack?
by Ewinkum
Mon Sep 14, 2020 11:54 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Life on Venus (possibly)
Replies: 54
Views: 1242

Re: Life on Venus (possibly)

Farva wrote: Mon Sep 14, 2020 11:24 pm Wait, we were the ones that conducted probing, not the aliens :shock:
We’ve arrived, cosmically speaking.
Hopefully we don’t embarrass ourselves with our early probes.
by Ewinkum
Wed Sep 02, 2020 4:51 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Well this site...
Replies: 55
Views: 2164

Re: Well this site...

I like it.
Can’t open spoilers on iPhone for some reason but I assume that’ll get fixed.
by Ewinkum
Tue Sep 01, 2020 12:11 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The best new and returning TV series of 2020?
Replies: 8278
Views: 615481

Re: The best new and returning TV series of 2020?

Cobra Kai. (Unless you’re too much of a pussy). Faithful sequel (34 years later), to the original karate kid with the same actors in the lead roles. I picked it as family viewing before my kid hits the sack. I wasn’t expecting too much but I found myself laughing my arse off at a couple of Johnny La...
by Ewinkum
Sat Aug 01, 2020 8:09 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans
Replies: 27269
Views: 635960

Re: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans

Nolanator wrote:We need a list of conspiracy loons so we know who to ignore from the get-go.
That would constitute a conspiracy, vindicating the loons and rendering the list obsolete.
by Ewinkum
Tue Mar 31, 2020 9:33 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Official PR Gardening thread. + Corona virus Expansion Pack
Replies: 554
Views: 39933

Re: Official PR Gardening thread. + Corona virus Expansion P

Speaking of companion planting, theres another group that go really well together. Sweet corn, beans and squash. It’s attributed to the natives here who call it ‘“The 3 Sisters” I’ve been doing it for the past couple of years with great success. Give the corn a decent head start (a foot tall or so) ...
by Ewinkum
Tue Mar 31, 2020 9:00 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Official PR Gardening thread. + Corona virus Expansion Pack
Replies: 554
Views: 39933

Re: Official PR Gardening thread. + Corona virus Expansion P

If your potatoes are in a patch how do you earth them up? I only had about a dozen plants so it was easy enough to reach in there with a shovel full of soil. I might have to organize them a bit more this year though. Apocalypse and all. My father always planted them in ridges in the garden 3 1/2 ft...
by Ewinkum
Sat Mar 28, 2020 5:55 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Official PR Gardening thread. + Corona virus Expansion Pack
Replies: 554
Views: 39933

Re: Official PR Gardening thread. + Corona virus Expansion P

[quote=“Geek”] If your potatoes are in a patch how do you earth them up? [/quote] I only had about a dozen plants so it was easy enough to reach in there with a shovel full of soil. I might have to organize them a bit more this year though. Apocalypse and all. My father always planted them in ridges...
by Ewinkum
Sat Mar 28, 2020 5:29 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Official PR Gardening thread. + Corona virus Expansion Pack
Replies: 554
Views: 39933

Re: Official PR Gardening thread. + Corona virus Expansion P

Here you go - i drew a cartoon so you’d know it was a genuine question from me :thumbup: https://i.ibb.co/PYmK0Nh/EEF00-C16-16-A9-4-D51-B606-778-F58-A78-F24.jpg Edit - unsure why the pic has gone square though as it misses some of the cartoon, but if you click on it all will be revealed - anyhows i...
by Ewinkum
Fri Mar 27, 2020 10:17 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Official PR Gardening thread. + Corona virus Expansion Pack
Replies: 554
Views: 39933

Re: Official PR Gardening thread. + Corona virus Expansion P

In serious need of advice I bought 3 types of seed potatoes Picasso - started sprouting Fir apple - all need chitting Early swift - lots of sprouts All are all salad potatoes. We've built a raised bed and compost is coming on Sunday. I also have some herb/strawberry bags which can be used for pots....
by Ewinkum
Fri Mar 27, 2020 6:29 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Official PR Gardening thread. + Corona virus Expansion Pack
Replies: 554
Views: 39933

Re: Official PR Gardening thread. + Corona virus Expansion P

I took the cover off my fish pond yesterday. They’re alive! The pond is about 2.5 feet deep. I covered about 90% of it with styrofoam last November and stuck a trough heater in there, (farmer tool for keeping drinking water thawed out for animals. Only kicks in at 1 degree C or thereabouts), as well...
by Ewinkum
Fri Mar 27, 2020 6:17 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Official PR Gardening thread. + Corona virus Expansion Pack
Replies: 554
Views: 39933

Re: Official PR Gardening thread. + Corona virus Expansion P

There's no easy way although weeds tend to look like...well, weeds. Most commonly dandelion, chickweed, shepherds purse, groundsel. You just have to get to know what's what... Just keep an eye out for the ones that are really invasive like celandine, ground elder and grub them out ASAP https://www....
by Ewinkum
Wed Mar 25, 2020 5:54 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Best thing on the internet today
Replies: 11
Views: 1122

Re: Best thing on the internet today

That was great. But did the baby get hit by the laptop?
by Ewinkum
Wed Mar 25, 2020 9:07 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Entertaining Pics Thread (definitely with NSFW content)
Replies: 58401
Views: 6941332

Re: The Entertaining Pics Thread (definitely with NSFW conte

mabunch78 wrote:
Kiwias wrote:Image
Guessing she hasn't moved (much) all day...?
She’s dragged that bollard out of plumb, so she has moved a bit.
by Ewinkum
Tue Mar 24, 2020 5:38 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: I've just lost my job.
Replies: 112
Views: 4376

Re: I've just lost my job.

I’m done too. Oil industry.
The Saudis and Russians would have shut me down by themselves.
Coronavirus is just one more reason.

I’m replacing my fence and painting the house and spending time with my son.
My missus is still working at least.
by Ewinkum
Mon Mar 23, 2020 7:32 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Post-pandemic War-band thread
Replies: 30
Views: 1212

Re: Post-pandemic War-band thread

I have a Milwaukee compound mitre saw, and I am happy to saw the limbs off our enemies at any angle you care to specify.
by Ewinkum
Mon Mar 23, 2020 2:39 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Official PR Gardening thread. + Corona virus Expansion Pack
Replies: 554
Views: 39933

Re: Official PR Gardening thread. + Corona virus Expansion P

Putting my first lot of potatoes in today. How much do you lot space between plants? I've already got carrots, onions, parsnips and rubarb in the ground but it's the first time anything's been planted in this soil so no idea how it'll play out. Plenty of worms though so at least that's a good sign....
by Ewinkum
Sat Mar 21, 2020 9:27 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: You've got to know when to fold 'em...
Replies: 39
Views: 1838

Re: .

deadduck wrote:You bastards
Tidy :thumbup:
by Ewinkum
Sat Mar 21, 2020 9:25 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL 2020 Democratic presidential nominee thread
Replies: 5749
Views: 212187

Re: OFFICIAL 2020 Democratic presidential nominee thread

Tulsi drops out... ...and endorses... Joe Biden :lol: The love for Tulsi evaporated pretty quick when she did that. VP role? I think given Trump is the alternative and Biden is pretty much getting the nom, she may as well throw her support if she wants Trump out. Bernie at some point will endors Bi...
by Ewinkum
Thu Mar 19, 2020 8:08 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Eurovision song contest gooooooone
Replies: 34
Views: 1436

Re: Eurovision song contest gooooooone

Boobs not Moobs wrote:
Biffer29 wrote:There was only going to be one winner this year

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VFZNvj-HfBU
:thumbup: Like that
+1. They was robbed.
by Ewinkum
Thu Mar 19, 2020 5:33 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Why are Japan and South Korea so shit hot?
Replies: 48
Views: 2547

Re: Why are Japan and South Korea so shit hot?

Korea points of difference = rapid mass production of testing kits + wider testing ... ... and most particularly very thorough tracking of contacts of those positively tested to put those people into isolation. Japan, I dunno. Fukushima? Y'know, sometimes the simplest methods work best ... https://...
by Ewinkum
Thu Mar 19, 2020 3:57 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Why are Japan and South Korea so shit hot?
Replies: 48
Views: 2547

Re: Why are Japan and South Korea so shit hot?

kiap wrote:Korea points of difference = rapid mass production of testing kits + wider testing ...

... and most particularly very thorough tracking of contacts of those positively tested to put those people into isolation.

Japan, I dunno.
Fukushima?
by Ewinkum
Thu Mar 19, 2020 2:28 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Who's panic buying?
Replies: 728
Views: 22865

Re: Who's panic buying?

I just bought a second hand CPAP machine. Up your games, part time panickers. I was going to be fitted for one of those this week but the NHS has cancelled all non essential appointments. Hope sleep apnoea isn’t one of the respiratory problems that might make me high risk. I’m a decent candidate fo...
by Ewinkum
Thu Mar 19, 2020 1:35 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Who's panic buying?
Replies: 728
Views: 22865

Re: Who's panic buying?

I just bought a second hand CPAP machine. Up your games, part time panickers. I was going to be fitted for one of those this week but the NHS has cancelled all non essential appointments. Hope sleep apnoea isn’t one of the respiratory problems that might make me high risk. I’m a decent candidate fo...
by Ewinkum
Thu Mar 19, 2020 12:13 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Who's panic buying?
Replies: 728
Views: 22865

Re: Who's panic buying?

I just bought a second hand CPAP machine.
Up your games, part time panickers.
by Ewinkum
Tue Mar 17, 2020 11:29 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Who is self-isolating?
Replies: 89
Views: 2985

Re: Who is self-isolating?

I am, more or less, unless I have to go out and do shit.
by Ewinkum
Tue Mar 17, 2020 6:05 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Official PR Gardening thread. + Corona virus Expansion Pack
Replies: 554
Views: 39933

Re: Official PR Gardening thread. + Corona virus Expansion P

I have a pond full of fish who haven’t seen the sun since November.
Looking forward to the big thaw.
by Ewinkum
Tue Mar 17, 2020 9:10 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Official PR Gardening thread. + Corona virus Expansion Pack
Replies: 554
Views: 39933

Re: Official PR Gardening thread. + Corona virus Expansion P

Bit late for seeds? Better hit the garden center and buy them ready to plant. There’s still plenty of snow on the ground here. All set to get above zero next weekend though. 8) Another month or six weeks to melt the six and a half feet of frost out of the ground. Usually nothing gets planted before...
by Ewinkum
Tue Mar 17, 2020 8:25 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Official PR Gardening thread. + Corona virus Expansion Pack
Replies: 554
Views: 39933

Re: Official PR Gardening thread. +Corona virus expansion pa

I’ll be planting every last square foot of it this year ladies and gentlemen.
Wartime footing. Potential chickens even.
The covid has me spooked and I can’t eat shrubs.


Spuds, carrots, tomatoes, onions, lettuce, beans, peas, corn, beetroot, cabbage. Etc.

Going out to buy seeds tomorrow.
by Ewinkum
Sat Mar 14, 2020 7:26 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Who's panic buying?
Replies: 728
Views: 22865

Re: Who's panic buying?

Not many cases here by comparison but it hasn’t stopped the panic buying... I’m now glad I bought a discounted pack of loo roll a couple of weeks ago as there’s none left at the three stores I went to for my normal grocery run. Even getting low on meat, canned goods, etc. I’ve a friend in Northern ...
by Ewinkum
Fri Mar 13, 2020 6:22 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Face mask and hand sanitizer recommendations
Replies: 103
Views: 3764

Re: Face mask and hand sanitizer recommendations

I’ve got two bottles of this rocket fuel in my house: https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/d/d2/EverclearHiRes.jpg/400px-EverclearHiRes.jpg 95% alcohol by volume. 190 proof. Hard to get, (I only know one liquor store that stocks it and it’s 40 mins outside the city), but by no means ...
by Ewinkum
Fri Mar 13, 2020 3:48 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Face mask and hand sanitizer recommendations
Replies: 103
Views: 3764

Re: Face mask and hand sanitizer recommendations

When at work I was my hands in the toilet but then I open the door with my hands and open the door to the office with my hand so when I get back to my desk I use the hand gel (this I have done for years). When I make a cup of tea or have lunch in the kitchen at work I take the clean utensils out of...
by Ewinkum
Fri Mar 13, 2020 12:23 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Who's panic buying?
Replies: 728
Views: 22865

Re: Who's panic buying?

If I wanted to get ahead of a probable supply chain problem... I would be buying a few more boxes of paracetamol The Indian government has placed an export ban on all API's (Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients) Most of the world supply comes from there. This. I’m pretty happy that we got our arses in...
by Ewinkum
Fri Mar 06, 2020 12:59 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans
Replies: 27269
Views: 635960

Re: China virus cases triple as infection spreads

Ennistymon has fallen. Just got a message from my sister, who is a teacher there. A doctor, his wife and two kids brought it back from northern Italy. Doc’s kid is in my nephews school. That school is closed, as is his daughters national school. My sister is teaching at her school tomorrow but prob...
by Ewinkum
Fri Mar 06, 2020 12:42 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans
Replies: 27269
Views: 635960

Re: China virus cases triple as infection spreads

I went to a walk in clinic a couple of days ago to try to score some chloroquine.
My bullshit trip to Mexico didn’t fly though.
Still, I came out with 3 prescriptions for Tamiflu, so it wasn’t a bust.

My missus bought us a swanky new thermometer as well so we’re ready to rock.
by Ewinkum
Fri Mar 06, 2020 12:32 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans
Replies: 27269
Views: 635960

Re: China virus cases triple as infection spreads

Ennistymon has fallen. Just got a message from my sister, who is a teacher there. A doctor, his wife and two kids brought it back from northern Italy. Doc’s kid is in my nephews school. That school is closed, as is his daughters national school. My sister is teaching at her school tomorrow but prob...
by Ewinkum
Thu Mar 05, 2020 10:59 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans
Replies: 27269
Views: 635960

Re: China virus cases triple as infection spreads

Ennistymon has fallen. Just got a message from my sister, who is a teacher there. A doctor, his wife and two kids brought it back from northern Italy. Doc’s kid is in my nephews school. That school is closed, as is his daughters national school. My sister is teaching at her school tomorrow but prob...
by Ewinkum
Thu Mar 05, 2020 10:57 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL 2020 Democratic presidential nominee thread
Replies: 5749
Views: 212187

Re: OFFICIAL 2020 Democratic presidential nominee thread

Warren gone. Hasn't endorsed anyone yet. Wouldn't surprise me if she endorsed Biden. Sanders cancels rally in Mississippi to go to Michigan. Question: Biden is doing very well at the moment. Can he win those Southern states in November though? So much for her progressivism. Never trusted her but it...