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by LandOTurk
Sat Oct 31, 2020 6:45 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The OFFICIAL filum thread 2.0.Accept no substitues.
Replies: 9406
Views: 618018

Re: The OFFICIAL filum thread 2.0.Accept no substitues.

Watched the Netflix mini series - The Queen' gambit. Apart from the last 5-10 minutes ending which was a tad American ending, I loved it. The performances by Anya Taylor-Joy and Moses Ingram were phenomenal.
by LandOTurk
Sat Oct 31, 2020 6:31 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: JJ Williams gooooooooone
Replies: 29
Views: 924

Re: JJ Williams gooooooooone

Short Man Syndrome wrote: Fri Oct 30, 2020 4:39 pm
mdaclarke wrote: Thu Oct 29, 2020 9:54 pm What was the cause of his death? He was quite young.
Speed. Too much pace, according to video evidence.
JPR said he heard he had a few ops recently, so obvs was ill.
by LandOTurk
Sat Oct 31, 2020 6:31 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: JJ Williams gooooooooone
Replies: 29
Views: 924

Re: JJ Williams gooooooooone

Enzedder wrote: Thu Oct 29, 2020 8:17 pm Bugger - excellent player who could make a gap and take it.
10.6s for 100m would do that.
by LandOTurk
Sat Oct 31, 2020 6:28 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Are Ireland soft? Are Wales hard? Yes according to Rassie Erasmus
Replies: 22
Views: 773

Re: Are Ireland soft? Are Wales hard? Yes according to Rassie Erasmus

Years of inbreeding and working down the mines has made them tough alright. Stupid but tough. Pipe down softie Don't be so mean, otherwise his scented candles and chamomile tea won't be enough to get him over his jitters, and he'll have to cry into his pillow again tonight. As I said, thick as two ...
by LandOTurk
Fri Oct 30, 2020 10:48 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Nobby Stiles goooonne
Replies: 10
Views: 245

Re: Nobby Stiles goooonne

EverReady wrote: Fri Oct 30, 2020 8:38 pm Married to Jonny Giles's sister. Pub quiztastic
Q: Who went from Giles to Stiles?
by LandOTurk
Thu Oct 29, 2020 3:56 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Nigel admits: McCaw is hardest I've come across
Replies: 23
Views: 815

Re: Nigel admits: McCaw is hardest I've come across

He certainly took a lot of crap for his efforts: - kneed in the head by Heaslip (red card) - strangled by Healy - strangled by Tialata - blindsided by Hartley (in turn smashed by Thorn) - speared by Tuquiri - kicked by Russouw - ...a lot more I can't remember Pocock took a few shots as well, and Ge...
by LandOTurk
Thu Oct 29, 2020 3:52 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: JJ Williams gooooooooone
Replies: 29
Views: 924

Re: JJ Williams gooooooooone

A Llanelli, Wales and Lions great. Makes me terribly sad. Saw him so many times at Stradey. He murdered the Boks on the '74 tour.
by LandOTurk
Thu Oct 29, 2020 3:51 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: JJ Williams gooooooooone
Replies: 29
Views: 924

Re: JJ Williams gooooooooone

backrow wrote: Thu Oct 29, 2020 3:18 pm Only 12 tries , half Dan Lugers record for a similar number of caps, and less than josh Adams so far with less caps.
RIP all the same tho
JJ >>>> Luger

Any halfwit knows that.
by LandOTurk
Tue Oct 27, 2020 5:18 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Having kids ... yay or nay?
Replies: 124
Views: 1908

Re: Having kids ... yay or nay?

Got 4 - teenagers mainly - had them late 30s - early 40s. Its harder than I expected. Looking forward to getting my life back in 5 years or so, by then I'll be close to 60.
by LandOTurk
Sun Oct 25, 2020 10:32 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Are you ‘clutch’? Do you want to be?
Replies: 34
Views: 1023

Re: Are you ‘clutch’? Do you want to be?

For the 6 MLB fans, this moment last night in Game 4 was the definition of "clutch". https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a4qCFgzysF8 For some context, Philips replaced first baseman Ji-Man Choi (great name) as a pinch runner, it was his first at bat in this game, his second only in post-season play, th...
by LandOTurk
Sun Oct 25, 2020 10:19 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Rudy Giulani and Borat.
Replies: 101
Views: 3646

Re: Rudy Giulani and Borat.

Masterji wrote: Sun Oct 25, 2020 5:41 pm Rudi has gone from a national hero to a wanker.
And now this.
by LandOTurk
Sun Oct 25, 2020 10:17 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: F1 Thread
Replies: 11962
Views: 559371

Re: F1 Thread

Couple bits from Joe Saward's blog: https://joesaward.wordpress.com/ They say that no news is good news, but I don’t always agree with that assessment. The big news of the Eifel Grand Prix weekend, as far as I was concerned, was not that Lewis Hamilton continued on his path of success, nor that Kim...
by LandOTurk
Sun Oct 25, 2020 10:05 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: F1 Thread
Replies: 11962
Views: 559371

Re: F1 Thread

What's next for LH? I'd like to see him go to Ferrari, now there's a proper challenge. Retirement. Think he'll go 8 and out. George to get a seat in 2022 and Merc might look at Verstappen as well. Isn't he on record as saying he has a couple more years left in him. I anticipate him going for 8 titl...
by LandOTurk
Sun Oct 25, 2020 10:02 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: F1 Thread
Replies: 11962
Views: 559371

Re: F1 Thread

Aston Martin Vettel Stroll - have to assume I'm a fan of Aston Martin (road cars rather than the racing arm) and was really looking forward to their return to F1. WAS being the appropriate word. For a fan, that's such a depressing line-up. I'm friends with a number of people who work at the new Ast...
by LandOTurk
Sun Oct 25, 2020 5:19 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Tech experts: Do YouTube videos quality decay over time?
Replies: 21
Views: 684

Re: Tech experts: Do YouTube videos quality decay over time?

Enzedder wrote: Sun Oct 25, 2020 3:28 am I've been told that Pornhub quality has declined over the years. Allegedly
I wouldn't know about that, but xhamster has really dipped in vid quality since 2015.
by LandOTurk
Sat Oct 24, 2020 2:49 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Second best Mafia movie?
Replies: 90
Views: 1149

Re: Second best Mafia movie?

Goodfellas > Godfather No, no, and no some more. Some people just like to be edgy ... you wait until KidA gets here. For me, The Godfather II is the greatest film ever made. I have watched it maybe 40 times, The Godfather I about 15 times, The Godfather III maybe 4 times. It's just amazing. I rarel...
by LandOTurk
Sat Oct 24, 2020 1:20 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Georgia are...
Replies: 42
Views: 1338

Re: Georgia are...

Short Man Syndrome wrote: Fri Oct 23, 2020 8:54 pm However poor this match is, I promise you it is 400x more interesting than Treviso vs Scarlets. We’ve just had 30mins where nothing has happened.
It was dire. I am so unenthused by our playing style I have forgotten the head coach's name.

< > OUT!!
by LandOTurk
Sat Oct 24, 2020 1:18 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Second best Mafia movie?
Replies: 90
Views: 1149

Re: Second best Mafia movie?

Goodfellas > Godfather No, no, and no some more. Some people just like to be edgy ... you wait until KidA gets here. For me, The Godfather II is the greatest film ever made. I have watched it maybe 40 times, The Godfather I about 15 times, The Godfather III maybe 4 times. It's just amazing. I rarel...
by LandOTurk
Thu Oct 22, 2020 5:24 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Second best Mafia movie?
Replies: 90
Views: 1149

Re: Second best Mafia movie?

goose81 wrote: Thu Oct 22, 2020 5:22 pm A bronx tale is better than most on that list.
Good call
by LandOTurk
Thu Oct 22, 2020 5:21 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Second best Mafia movie?
Replies: 90
Views: 1149

Re: Second best Mafia movie?

1. GodFather I (couldn't even see it on your list?) 2. GodFather II 3. ? there are several contenders, including GodFather III. For me: Godfather 2 Godfather 1 Casino Donnie Brasco Goodfellas A Bronx Tale - added Godfather 3 The Departed Eastern Promises Road to Perdition Once Upon A Time Not such ...
by LandOTurk
Thu Oct 22, 2020 4:29 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Player of the decade
Replies: 145
Views: 2640

Re: Player of the decade

Beauden Barrett for me. More exceptional moments than anyone else in the last decade. McCaw and carter toss up for the previous decade For me it’s not about exceptional moments -it’s about the players influence on the game - winning the game for their team On that basis mccaw is light years ahead o...
by LandOTurk
Wed Oct 21, 2020 7:06 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The OFFICIAL English and European Football (soccer) thread
Replies: 37455
Views: 1604088

Re: The OFFICIAL English and European Football (soccer) thread

Wendigo7 wrote: Wed Oct 21, 2020 6:46 pm Real Madrid 0-3 Shakhtar Donetsk

Wtf is going on? :lol:
No Bale
by LandOTurk
Wed Oct 21, 2020 3:16 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Your favourite player.
Replies: 104
Views: 1901

Re: Your favourite player.

Caucau, Larkham or Jauzion for backs. Dusatoir or SOB for forwards. Caucau probably my fav non Welsh player. https://youtu.be/6-eRf_3_gIg?t=232 Don't think I've ever seen a try quite like this before. The one at 5:05 is insane too. Its a shame he got lazy and we only saw a few magnificent years of ...
by LandOTurk
Tue Oct 20, 2020 3:57 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Your favourite player.
Replies: 104
Views: 1901

Re: Your favourite player.

DTH and Shane Amongst the current lot / active players, maybe Radradra? But plenty of candidates So many good names on this thread though, it's been fun as i read through the posts - "oh yeah, that guy was amazing! holy sh*t, that next player was so fun to watch, so good!" Current players - Radradr...
by LandOTurk
Tue Oct 20, 2020 3:55 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Your favourite player.
Replies: 104
Views: 1901

Re: Your favourite player.

Floppykid wrote: Tue Oct 20, 2020 3:08 pm Caucau, Larkham or Jauzion for backs.

Dusatoir or SOB for forwards.
Caucau probably my fav non Welsh player.
by LandOTurk
Tue Oct 20, 2020 3:39 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Your favourite player.
Replies: 104
Views: 1901

Re: Your favourite player.

Jean-Pierre Rives. Watching rugby as a kid in the late 70s and into the 80s, this is the guy that I wanted to be when I ran out on the pitch. https://resources.world.rugby/worldrugby/photo/2016/11/09/e702438b-7ab7-4538-b005-ba2b109aca02/Jean-Pierre_Rives_2_-_Copy.jpg Him and Serge Blanco of the Fre...
by LandOTurk
Tue Oct 20, 2020 3:28 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Your favourite player.
Replies: 104
Views: 1901

Re: Your favourite player.

Phil Bennett forever. From my hometown. Played for my team Llanelli. Our best player. Wales' best player (arguably). Presented me with my fist rugby trophy when I was a kid, days before he went off as Lions captain to tour NZ. One of the greatest Lions. And an utter legend of the game. Absolutely s...
by LandOTurk
Sun Oct 18, 2020 7:00 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Your favourite player.
Replies: 104
Views: 1901

Re: Your favourite player.

Phil Bennett forever. From my hometown. Played for my team Llanelli. Our best player. Wales' best player (arguably). Presented me with my fist rugby trophy when I was a kid, days before he went off as Lions captain to tour NZ. One of the greatest Lions. And an utter legend of the game. Absolutely so...
by LandOTurk
Sun Oct 18, 2020 6:12 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Anthony Joshua
Replies: 9178
Views: 462924

Re: Anthony Joshua

Enjoyed that fight even though I wanted Loma to win. It was the correct decision despite the judges being to generous to Lopez.
by LandOTurk
Fri Oct 16, 2020 3:37 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The OFFICIAL English and European Football (soccer) thread
Replies: 37455
Views: 1604088

Re: The OFFICIAL English and European Football (soccer) thread

LandOTurk wrote: Fri Oct 16, 2020 3:22 am Cant find the Jenny William's goal for Wales v Bulgaria. Anyone?
Johnny
by LandOTurk
Fri Oct 16, 2020 3:22 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The OFFICIAL English and European Football (soccer) thread
Replies: 37455
Views: 1604088

Re: The OFFICIAL English and European Football (soccer) thread

Cant find the Jenny William's goal for Wales v Bulgaria. Anyone?
by LandOTurk
Tue Oct 13, 2020 6:22 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Chess
Replies: 42
Views: 976

Re: Chess

Been playing for a very long time. I tried to get a game online on here but it was too fiddly. I managed a draw against a british grandmaster. We should mention the Kasparov v Fischer games. I'm trying to teach The Management at the moment while we are in lockdown. Got some openings sorted but she ...
by LandOTurk
Tue Oct 13, 2020 4:13 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Wendell Sailor's son charged with assault, held in custody
Replies: 59
Views: 1675

Re: Wendell Sailor's son charged with assault, held in custody

Reminds me, I have distant relatives in Wollongong.
by LandOTurk
Mon Oct 12, 2020 10:03 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Lewis Hamilton - Greatest British Sportsperson
Replies: 229
Views: 2592

Re: Lewis Hamilton - Greatest British Sportsperson

So Global Sports Football F1 Golf Athletics Tapdancing In terms of participation footy then basketball by a long stretch. Cricket is bigger than baseball, especially because of India. But there are similarities - Caribbean english speaking is cricket v spanish speaking is baseball. Two big Asian co...
by LandOTurk
Mon Oct 12, 2020 9:57 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Lewis Hamilton - Greatest British Sportsperson
Replies: 229
Views: 2592

Re: Lewis Hamilton - Greatest British Sportsperson

Just had a long discussion with my son and we finally agreed that Lewis is the most successful British sportsperson. Whether you like him or not is moot. Our reasoning was that he has become the most successful person in a major global sport. We don’t have anyone else quite in that bracket. Others ...
by LandOTurk
Mon Oct 12, 2020 9:56 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Lewis Hamilton - Greatest British Sportsperson
Replies: 229
Views: 2592

Re: Lewis Hamilton - Greatest British Sportsperson

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=OBtKSGvVxw8 Alonso cracking nuts with his neck (actually having neck muscles like that could benefit rugby players as well - to improve safety) Edit - from an old interview with ex Toyota doctor Ceccarelli – and how fit a F1 driver is: “There is no other sport in the w...
by LandOTurk
Mon Oct 12, 2020 9:55 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Lewis Hamilton - Greatest British Sportsperson
Replies: 229
Views: 2592

Re: Lewis Hamilton - Greatest British Sportsperson

Any sport that doesn't actually require you to do physical stuff is not a real sport. End of story. Fact. Period. Full stop. Exclamation Mark. Do you really have no idea how physical it is. It exerts great physical pressure on the body, the driver does not actually do anything very physical. Kind o...
by LandOTurk
Mon Oct 12, 2020 3:34 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The tennis GOAT race
Replies: 51
Views: 893

Re: The tennis GOAT race

Best to watch Federer. His play particularly on grass is a joy to watch: the chips, volleys, slices. He wasn't the top spin wear you down type player. He has such style. Yes, Federer for me is the greatest, but I expect now Rafa will beat his tally. Federer A(6), F(1), W(8), U(5), O(0) = 20+0 Nadal...
by LandOTurk
Mon Oct 12, 2020 3:33 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The tennis GOAT race
Replies: 51
Views: 893

Re: The tennis GOAT race

Best to watch Federer. His play particularly on grass is a joy to watch: the chips, volleys, slices. He wasn't the top spin wear you down type player. He has such style. Yes, Federer for me is the greatest, but I expect now Rafa will beat his tally. Federer A(6), F(1), W(8), U(5), O(0) = 20+0 Nadal...
by LandOTurk
Mon Oct 12, 2020 3:23 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The tennis GOAT race
Replies: 51
Views: 893

Re: The tennis GOAT race

I like Federer and Nadal, but I have a feeling Djokovic is the best all court player of the modern era. Impossible to compare him with the likes of Laver or even pehaps Borg, of course Djokovic is a tool, and I'm glad he'll be largely forgotten as a result of playing at the same time as Fed and Raf...