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by Blackrock Bullet
Thu Sep 23, 2021 12:58 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Australia - The Hermit Kingdom
Replies: 1525
Views: 51980

Re: Australia - The Hermit Kingdom

Hard and early hasn’t worked, you are in lockdown and are heading for world record territory.

Come back to us when you have your whole hospital picture completed and the costs of lockdowns are clearer. The “hard and early” mantra you adopted has faltered, and you are stuck for weeks more in lockdown.
by Blackrock Bullet
Thu Sep 23, 2021 11:53 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Rugby NAMA thread Revisited Rugby
Replies: 116549
Views: 4559929

Re: Rugby NAMA thread Revisited Rugby

FFS. If you can remember your first ever essay in college, you weren't doing it right. Never did a college essay. :smug: Although I distinctly remember finishing handwritten physics lab reports on a packed morning Dart, standing and writing against the window. Fun times. :uhoh: That's why I'm glad ...
by Blackrock Bullet
Thu Sep 23, 2021 11:51 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Rugby NAMA thread Revisited Rugby
Replies: 116549
Views: 4559929

Re: Rugby NAMA thread Revisited Rugby

FFS. If you can remember your first ever essay in college, you weren't doing it right. I couldn't remember many others tbh. Easy enough to remember the first one, it was completely new doing it so it sticks with you. You also don't forget some of the bellend lecturers ("characters") that you get in...
by Blackrock Bullet
Thu Sep 23, 2021 11:36 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Australia - The Hermit Kingdom
Replies: 1525
Views: 51980

Re: Australia - The Hermit Kingdom

grievous wrote: Thu Sep 23, 2021 10:49 am
As some idiot said....if you have to explain it....
I don't, our restrictions were too long. But we haven't been in them for months, you're just catching up, and of course you had restrictions there that we didn't for a long time as well.
by Blackrock Bullet
Thu Sep 23, 2021 10:44 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Australia - The Hermit Kingdom
Replies: 1525
Views: 51980

Re: Australia - The Hermit Kingdom

I see the Melbourne Premier shut down construction as revenge against construction workers. Seems like end of days stuff down there, the city with the longest lockdown in the world and violence on the streets. Hard and early doesn’t seem to have worked as well as some posters claimed. Refuting woef...
by Blackrock Bullet
Thu Sep 23, 2021 10:40 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Australia - The Hermit Kingdom
Replies: 1525
Views: 51980

Re: Australia - The Hermit Kingdom

iii) "Hard and early", as you claimed, hasn't worked. Except in QLD, where we have dealt with numerus Delta outbreaks by shutting down hard and early. We have a much larger population that Ireland and have suffered just seven COVID-19 deaths. You love to pick and choose data to suit your trolling. ...
by Blackrock Bullet
Thu Sep 23, 2021 10:30 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Australia - The Hermit Kingdom
Replies: 1525
Views: 51980

Re: Australia - The Hermit Kingdom

iii) "Hard and early", as you claimed, hasn't worked. Except in QLD, where we have dealt with numerus Delta outbreaks by shutting down hard and early. We have a much larger population that Ireland and have suffered just seven COVID-19 deaths. You love to pick and choose data to suit your trolling. ...
by Blackrock Bullet
Thu Sep 23, 2021 9:25 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Rugby NAMA thread Revisited Rugby
Replies: 116549
Views: 4559929

Re: Rugby NAMA thread Revisited Rugby

Barrister's Immunity, a thrilling topic. My first ever legal essay in college and what an essay it was too.
by Blackrock Bullet
Thu Sep 23, 2021 9:21 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Australia - The Hermit Kingdom
Replies: 1525
Views: 51980

Re: Australia - The Hermit Kingdom

I see the Melbourne Premier shut down construction as revenge against construction workers. Seems like end of days stuff down there, the city with the longest lockdown in the world and violence on the streets. Hard and early doesn’t seem to have worked as well as some posters claimed. Refuting woef...
by Blackrock Bullet
Wed Sep 22, 2021 9:45 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Australia - The Hermit Kingdom
Replies: 1525
Views: 51980

Re: Australia - The Hermit Kingdom

You won't see the likes of Sundy in here moaning, happy enough in Perth without family. https://www.irishtimes.com/life-and-style/abroad/covid-has-made-me-question-why-i-m-living-in-melbourne-1.4680021 Both our families are well thank God, but we have been the lucky ones, even still, we feel trapped...
by Blackrock Bullet
Tue Sep 21, 2021 4:56 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Rugby NAMA thread Revisited Rugby
Replies: 116549
Views: 4559929

Re: Rugby NAMA thread Revisited Rugby

The 1987 Budget was shrewd though tbf.
by Blackrock Bullet
Tue Sep 21, 2021 1:18 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Australia - The Hermit Kingdom
Replies: 1525
Views: 51980

Re: Australia - The Hermit Kingdom

I see the Melbourne Premier shut down construction as revenge against construction workers. Seems like end of days stuff down there, the city with the longest lockdown in the world and violence on the streets. Hard and early doesn’t seem to have worked as well as some posters claimed.
by Blackrock Bullet
Mon Sep 20, 2021 1:56 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Rugby NAMA thread Revisited Rugby
Replies: 116549
Views: 4559929

Re: Rugby NAMA thread Revisited Rugby

CM11 wrote: Sun Sep 19, 2021 4:18 pm https://www.thejournal.ie/hospitla-fami ... 5-Sep2021/

And the sad thing is, even if this man died (and it's still not a given that he'll recover) they'd dismiss their part in his death and weasel out of it blaming the conspiracy.
Looks like a very unhealthy individual.
by Blackrock Bullet
Sun Sep 19, 2021 1:30 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Rugby NAMA thread Revisited Rugby
Replies: 116549
Views: 4559929

Re: Rugby NAMA thread Revisited Rugby

There’s a perception that Ireland’s monster debt – it will be €240 billion by the end of the year, on a per capita basis the third highest in the world, was put there by band of rogue bankers. And that we as a people have been victims of a terrible wrong. The truth of course is more sticky, more un...
by Blackrock Bullet
Sun Sep 19, 2021 1:19 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Rugby NAMA thread Revisited Rugby
Replies: 116549
Views: 4559929

Re: Rugby NAMA thread Revisited Rugby

People care when there is overspend on infrastructure, whether right or left. The left don’t care about overspend on welfare today and that’s where they all see the votes. The priorities and interests are all out of whack. Bertie Ahern deserves credit for building all that his government did, thoug...
by Blackrock Bullet
Sun Sep 19, 2021 12:12 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Rugby NAMA thread Revisited Rugby
Replies: 116549
Views: 4559929

Re: Rugby NAMA thread Revisited Rugby

People care when there is overspend on infrastructure, whether right or left. The left don’t care about overspend on welfare today and that’s where they all see the votes. The priorities and interests are all out of whack. Bertie Ahern deserves credit for building all that his government did, though...
by Blackrock Bullet
Sun Sep 19, 2021 11:09 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Rugby NAMA thread Revisited Rugby
Replies: 116549
Views: 4559929

Re: Rugby NAMA thread Revisited Rugby

If this is true, this will be a disaster for Dublin.

https://twitter.com/graememcq/status/14 ... 33697?s=21
by Blackrock Bullet
Sun Sep 19, 2021 10:38 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: By how much would Australia beat the British & Irish Lions?
Replies: 19
Views: 988

Re: By how much would Australia beat the British & Irish Lions?

You guys are too humble. :x I'm trying to troll you. Get defensive and angry ffs. I think most B&I Lions supporters have lost interest because of how poor this tour was (and really how it’s been going for years). Not great for the likes of Australia who rely on the cash from the tours to stay afloa...
by Blackrock Bullet
Sat Sep 18, 2021 11:46 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Rugby NAMA thread Revisited Rugby
Replies: 116549
Views: 4559929

Re: Rugby NAMA thread Revisited Rugby

There you go stats. That should be it. Until the next Glorious 12th thread, which you’ll be all over with your caveman bile no doubt. I'll just use the existing one. Didn't realise it got on your tits as well. Even better Nah, I tend to avoid it. I’ll leave you to moaning about the DUP and Orangeme...
by Blackrock Bullet
Sat Sep 18, 2021 11:43 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: College Football 2019
Replies: 114
Views: 7600

Re: College Football 2019

Gators running Bama close.
by Blackrock Bullet
Sat Sep 18, 2021 11:37 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Rugby NAMA thread Revisited Rugby
Replies: 116549
Views: 4559929

Re: Rugby NAMA thread Revisited Rugby

iarmhiman wrote: Sat Sep 18, 2021 11:35 pm There you go stats. That should be it.
Until the next Glorious 12th thread, which you’ll be all over with your caveman bile no doubt.
by Blackrock Bullet
Sat Sep 18, 2021 11:33 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Rugby NAMA thread Revisited Rugby
Replies: 116549
Views: 4559929

Re: Rugby NAMA thread Revisited Rugby

The Battle of the Boyne had a more profound impact on this island than partition. So cut the shit. The JC history stuff is more than appropriate as it fits your mindset. You happily dismiss Shinners but are not far off them when it really comes down to the key nuts and bolts of your view on the isl...
by Blackrock Bullet
Sat Sep 18, 2021 11:13 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: By how much would Australia beat the British & Irish Lions?
Replies: 19
Views: 988

Re: By how much would Australia beat the British & Irish Lions?

You guys are too humble. :x I'm trying to troll you. Get defensive and angry ffs. I think most B&I Lions supporters have lost interest because of how poor this tour was (and really how it’s been going for years). Not great for the likes of Australia who rely on the cash from the tours to stay afloa...
by Blackrock Bullet
Sat Sep 18, 2021 11:03 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Rugby NAMA thread Revisited Rugby
Replies: 116549
Views: 4559929

Re: Rugby NAMA thread Revisited Rugby

The Battle of the Boyne had a more profound impact on this island than partition. So cut the shit. The JC history stuff is more than appropriate as it fits your mindset. You happily dismiss Shinners but are not far off them when it really comes down to the key nuts and bolts of your view on the isla...
by Blackrock Bullet
Sat Sep 18, 2021 10:34 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Rugby NAMA thread Revisited Rugby
Replies: 116549
Views: 4559929

Re: Rugby NAMA thread Revisited Rugby

Lads, I'm old. Played in a work 5 a side tournament yesterday and was so stiff today that I had to take a bath to loosen up. Granted, cycling in to town and going to the gym beforehand, and then cycling home after a rake of pints last night probably didn't help, but I don't like this. Stretching ca...
by Blackrock Bullet
Sat Sep 18, 2021 10:31 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Rugby NAMA thread Revisited Rugby
Replies: 116549
Views: 4559929

Re: Rugby NAMA thread Revisited Rugby

:) Nobody has provided me with any insight as to why the churches are getting involved in commemorating partition given that it never impacted in any way the running of the individual religions on the island. In my opinion they are sticking their nose into somewhere they should not be. The concept o...
by Blackrock Bullet
Sat Sep 18, 2021 10:28 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Rugby NAMA thread Revisited Rugby
Replies: 116549
Views: 4559929

Re: Rugby NAMA thread Revisited Rugby

I'll tell you what's childish. Posting your degree on PR. Your desperate attempts to be different and controversial mark you out as a knob. Your views are the minority . Deal with it Unable to stick to the point at hand and twice in two pages you have reached for the lines of others. Unoriginal, on...
by Blackrock Bullet
Sat Sep 18, 2021 3:23 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Rugby NAMA thread Revisited Rugby
Replies: 116549
Views: 4559929

Re: Rugby NAMA thread Revisited Rugby

Your hero isn’t here anymore. You seem to care deeply and keep replying. Did you have an issue with Mary McAleese marking the Battle of the Boyne? Yes or no? No but i do have an issue with our president commerating partition. Simple really Personally I would rather have no partition, all Ireland as...
by Blackrock Bullet
Sat Sep 18, 2021 3:20 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Rugby NAMA thread Revisited Rugby
Replies: 116549
Views: 4559929

Re: Rugby NAMA thread Revisited Rugby

Your hero isn’t here anymore. You seem to care deeply and keep replying. Did you have an issue with Mary McAleese marking the Battle of the Boyne? Yes or no? No but i do have an issue with our president commerating partition. Simple really You don’t have an issue with marking the Battle of the Boyn...
by Blackrock Bullet
Sat Sep 18, 2021 3:06 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Rugby NAMA thread Revisited Rugby
Replies: 116549
Views: 4559929

Re: Rugby NAMA thread Revisited Rugby

Your hero isn’t here anymore. You seem to care deeply and keep replying. Did you have an issue with Mary McAleese marking the Battle of the Boyne? Yes or no? No but i do have an issue with our president commerating partition. Simple really You don’t have an issue with marking the Battle of the Boyn...
by Blackrock Bullet
Sat Sep 18, 2021 3:02 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Rugby NAMA thread Revisited Rugby
Replies: 116549
Views: 4559929

Re: Rugby NAMA thread Revisited Rugby

Your hero isn’t here anymore.

You seem to care deeply and keep replying.

Did you have an issue with Mary McAleese marking the Battle of the Boyne? Yes or no?
by Blackrock Bullet
Sat Sep 18, 2021 2:56 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Rugby NAMA thread Revisited Rugby
Replies: 116549
Views: 4559929

Re: Rugby NAMA thread Revisited Rugby

Higgins may have been handed the presidency by the media, but he's dead right on this. No real need to be celebrating the partition of the island anyway, but especially not the horrible little statelet that emerged up there And what do you think about Mary McAleese hosting and attending ceremonies ...
by Blackrock Bullet
Sat Sep 18, 2021 2:46 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Rugby NAMA thread Revisited Rugby
Replies: 116549
Views: 4559929

Re: Rugby NAMA thread Revisited Rugby

Higgins may have been handed the presidency by the media, but he's dead right on this. No real need to be celebrating the partition of the island anyway, but especially not the horrible little statelet that emerged up there And what do you think about Mary McAleese hosting and attending ceremonies ...
by Blackrock Bullet
Fri Sep 17, 2021 8:42 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Rugby NAMA thread Revisited Rugby
Replies: 116549
Views: 4559929

Re: Rugby NAMA thread Revisited Rugby

https://president.ie/en/media-library/speeches/remarks-by-president-mary-mcaleese-at-the-reception-to-mark-the-twelfth I would like firstly to welcome each of you to Áras an Uachtaráin – and to thank you for accepting my invitation to come here to mark the “Twelfth” in this way. As you know, this is...
by Blackrock Bullet
Fri Sep 17, 2021 8:36 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Rugby NAMA thread Revisited Rugby
Replies: 116549
Views: 4559929

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It was a religious ceremony to mark 100 years of it. That doesn’t mean you have to celebrate it. There is absolutely nothing offensive about the invitation. The end. :lol: How naive do you get Do you think QEII was celebrating here? Queen Elizabeth II has attended a wreath-laying ceremony in Dublin...
by Blackrock Bullet
Fri Sep 17, 2021 8:05 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Rugby NAMA thread Revisited Rugby
Replies: 116549
Views: 4559929

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https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-northern-ireland-58589593 Michael D has clarified the Title bit. A simple enough explanation. Still the right decision not to go He lied and created headlines that made the situation worse. He is a clown of a man, this is not his first go at embarrassing the country. A...
by Blackrock Bullet
Fri Sep 17, 2021 8:02 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Rugby NAMA thread Revisited Rugby
Replies: 116549
Views: 4559929

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:o Who cares what title they used for him. There is no way the Irish President should go to an event commemorating the act of dividing of the country which has resulted in thousands of unnecessary deaths, bloodshed and hardship. End of. It was a religious ceremony to mark 100 years of it. That doesn...
by Blackrock Bullet
Fri Sep 17, 2021 6:26 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Rugby NAMA thread Revisited Rugby
Replies: 116549
Views: 4559929

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Higgins declined the invitation politely. Someone leaked that when he was on an official visit to Rome. Various Unionist politicians suddenly became Irish constitutional experts, with Donaldson coming out with the pearler that it was a deliberate snub by the Irish government. Higgins and Coveney cl...
by Blackrock Bullet
Fri Sep 17, 2021 6:14 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Rugby NAMA thread Revisited Rugby
Replies: 116549
Views: 4559929

Re: Rugby NAMA thread Revisited Rugby

Anton Savage summed it up well “it’s like being invited to a commemoration of the day your house got burgled” Exactly. Partition is the worst thing that happened to the North and to the Republic. They deliberately made a mistake in his title, the DUP are plum Invite was from church leaders in North...
by Blackrock Bullet
Fri Sep 17, 2021 5:43 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Rugby NAMA thread Revisited Rugby
Replies: 116549
Views: 4559929

Re: Rugby NAMA thread Revisited Rugby

Anton Savage summed it up well “it’s like being invited to a commemoration of the day your house got burgled” Exactly. Partition is the worst thing that happened to the North and to the Republic. They deliberately made a mistake in his title, the DUP are plum Invite was from church leaders in North...