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by Leffe
Tue Sep 08, 2020 10:54 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread
Replies: 17131
Views: 374628

Re: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread

I note with interest that German manufacturing is rising, on the back of their Covid recovery. How's it going with Boris?
by Leffe
Wed Aug 12, 2020 12:34 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Hi-fi suggestions (UK buyer)
Replies: 46
Views: 2985

Re: Hi-fi suggestions (UK buyer)

50% on cables is a bit OTT, especially if it's only a shortish run. Completely. By far the least important contributor to a system (relatively) are the cables. Decent mains cable works as well as anything for speakers at budget end. The other day a guy in my local hifi shop tried telling me that 90...
by Leffe
Tue Aug 04, 2020 4:55 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: POTUS-DONALD TRUMP-and U.S. Politics catch-all
Replies: 113363
Views: 5034028

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

USA Total deaths Projection
230,822 COVID-19 deaths
based on Current projection scenario by November 1, 2020

https://covid19.healthdata.org/united-states-of-america
by Leffe
Tue Jul 28, 2020 1:52 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread
Replies: 17131
Views: 374628

Re: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread

It has to be said that a very large proportion of Remain voters are extremely stupid and wouldn't have based their decision on anything but feelings. What has been yelled at them along with cheap holidays, no queuing, guaranteed peace in Europe, freedom to love in twenty-whatever countries, and the...
by Leffe
Thu Jul 23, 2020 3:23 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread
Replies: 17131
Views: 374628

Re: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread

There is no Brexit. Just not gonna happen.
by Leffe
Wed Jul 22, 2020 3:09 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread
Replies: 17131
Views: 374628

Re: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread

sewa wrote:
message #2527204 wrote:
Brexit has already happened - and there's still paracetamol on the shelves.
Eh, no. You are still in the transition period. Do try and keep up
You can't make this stuff up!
by Leffe
Mon Jul 20, 2020 2:28 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Try something different Thread.
Replies: 9
Views: 447

Re: Try something different Thread.

Ok I spent the lockdown period on the internet and stumbled on a Korean TV drama called Empress Ki. It's as good as Game of Thrones. You can find it on the internet, sorry cant find the link again. So your name is " Crazy Islander" and you call watching a new TV series "trying something different"?...
by Leffe
Mon Jul 20, 2020 10:26 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Home Office tell Shamina Begum to FCUK right off.
Replies: 1446
Views: 44408

Re: Home Office tell Shamina Begum to FCUK right off.

sewa wrote:She is a UK citizen. Own your own problem
But but but, we want the voting age reduced to 16 and this is somehow mixed up in this woman's future! :roll:
by Leffe
Mon Jul 13, 2020 3:59 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread
Replies: 17131
Views: 374628

Re: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread

https://www.thelondoneconomic.com/politics/damian-green-laments-truck-pile-up-in-ashford-twitter-reacts/13/07/?fbclid=IwAR1mLVteCE-GMGqdqHC4Igs68NHfJu44VGVq7KN07BR8UKN04_2K_PsXuIw This made my day, what did the dumb Tory twat actually expect? Ashford voted 60oc for Brexit. I personally couldn't be ...
by Leffe
Mon Jun 22, 2020 3:29 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Uncle Ben Goooonnnnnnnnneeeeee!
Replies: 198
Views: 3650

Re: Uncle Ben Goooonnnnnnnnneeeeee!

For anyone who is unaware, Parler is a social media site. I have joined it. Other people are free to join it if they so wish. All quite straightforward. Parler is a United States-based social networking service launched in August 2018, regarded as an alternative to Twitter. It is marketed as an unb...
by Leffe
Fri Jun 12, 2020 7:19 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: ‘Rhodes Must Fall’ rage now in UK
Replies: 666
Views: 25415

Re: ‘Rhodes Must Fall’ rage now in UK

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/jun/10/far-right-protesters-plan-defence-of-statues-such-as-churchills this puts the police in a difficult position, they will be outrage amongst normal people if the police remove the Statue protectors and allow the SJWs to deface Winston Churchill's statue I...
by Leffe
Fri Jun 12, 2020 7:03 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: ‘Rhodes Must Fall’ rage now in UK
Replies: 666
Views: 25415

Re: ‘Rhodes Must Fall’ rage now in UK

Chruchill is a classic example of someone where no balanced discussion can take place. He is simply a hero in the eyes of most and they will simply not listen to the balanced historical view of him. It's seen as an attack, when it is a desire for historical balance and truth. I see it more as Churc...
by Leffe
Thu Jun 11, 2020 12:49 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Why is JK Rowling suddenly evil?
Replies: 697
Views: 20076

Re: Why is JK Rowling suddenly evil?

mdaclarke wrote:I wonder if Daniel Radcliffe and Emma Watson will return all the money they made off Rowling and refuse any further residuals.
Now you're being stupid.
by Leffe
Thu Jun 11, 2020 11:48 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread
Replies: 17131
Views: 374628

Re: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread

Anonymous. wrote:
I don't believe they have any intention of treating us fairly
Its a negotiation you dick. There is no "fair", only winning.
by Leffe
Thu Jun 11, 2020 10:34 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: ‘Rhodes Must Fall’ rage now in UK
Replies: 666
Views: 25415

Re: ‘Rhodes Must Fall’ rage now in UK

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/jun/10/far-right-protesters-plan-defence-of-statues-such-as-churchills this puts the police in a difficult position, they will be outrage amongst normal people if the police remove the Statue protectors and allow the SJWs to deface Winston Churchill's statue I...
by Leffe
Thu Jun 11, 2020 10:32 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: ‘Rhodes Must Fall’ rage now in UK
Replies: 666
Views: 25415

Re: ‘Rhodes Must Fall’ rage now in UK

The issue with "balance" is there to date has not been one. And if there is a refusal to have balance, the unbalanced side will at some stage demand via any means restitution. This inherently causes another mis-balance. I'm not a historian, but the statue of Colson is not the issue, it is a symptom...
by Leffe
Thu Jun 11, 2020 10:30 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: ‘Rhodes Must Fall’ rage now in UK
Replies: 666
Views: 25415

Re: ‘Rhodes Must Fall’ rage now in UK

sockwithaticket wrote:As the holder of a history degree I wish those who learn a few snippets through the lens of their politics courses or student politics free time reading could fudge off out of it.
Well those of science backgrounds also wish those not of of science back grounds to keep out of a bunch of stuff too ;)
by Leffe
Thu Jun 11, 2020 10:10 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: ‘Rhodes Must Fall’ rage now in UK
Replies: 666
Views: 25415

Re: ‘Rhodes Must Fall’ rage now in UK

It's quite nice to see these statues coming down. :thumbup: Totally agree Anon, but only if it's justified and done lawfully. You could pick up some misdemeanour or other for just about every historical figure. They've been trying for a very long time, but old white conservative men have disagreed....
by Leffe
Thu Jun 11, 2020 10:06 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: ‘Rhodes Must Fall’ rage now in UK
Replies: 666
Views: 25415

Re: ‘Rhodes Must Fall’ rage now in UK

[Everyone one who is demanding a balanced view of history view is Edward Colston = Evil Slave Trader.. The issue with "balance" is there to date has not been one. And if there is a refusal to have balance, the unbalanced side will at some stage demand via any means restitution. This inherently caus...
by Leffe
Thu Jun 11, 2020 10:02 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: ‘Rhodes Must Fall’ rage now in UK
Replies: 666
Views: 25415

Re: ‘Rhodes Must Fall’ rage now in UK

It's quite nice to see these statues coming down. :thumbup: Totally agree Anon, but only if it's justified and done lawfully. You could pick up some misdemeanour or other for just about every historical figure. They've been trying for a very long time, but old white conservative men have disagreed....
by Leffe
Thu Jun 11, 2020 8:33 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: ‘Rhodes Must Fall’ rage now in UK
Replies: 666
Views: 25415

Re: ‘Rhodes Must Fall’ rage now in UK

It's quite nice to see these statues coming down. :thumbup: Totally agree Anon, but only if it's justified and done lawfully. You could pick up some misdemeanour or other for just about every historical figure. They've been trying for a very long time, but old white conservative men have disagreed....
by Leffe
Wed Jun 10, 2020 3:23 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: ‘Rhodes Must Fall’ rage now in UK
Replies: 666
Views: 25415

Re: ‘Rhodes Must Fall’ rage now in UK

Wendigo7 wrote:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-j1Ppi7CimA

Or people like this. Yes, he's genuinely real.
Well indeed. Churchill did in fact fight WWII for white people and not black. This is a reality.
by Leffe
Tue Jun 09, 2020 8:43 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Little Britain goone
Replies: 122
Views: 3808

Re: Little Britain goone

You wonder if the reason we dont get good comedies anymore is because writers are treading on eggshells with what is and isn't acceptable constantly. What was the last good British sit com? The Office? Fleabag? Neither ôf which was offensive you pair of utter mongs. It wasn't really my point but th...
by Leffe
Tue Jun 09, 2020 8:42 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Little Britain goone
Replies: 122
Views: 3808

Re: Little Britain goone

You wonder if the reason we dont get good comedies anymore is because writers are treading on eggshells with what is and isn't acceptable constantly. What was the last good British sit com? The Office? Fleabag? Neither ôf which was offensive you pair of utter mongs. Why does good sitcom have to be ...
by Leffe
Tue Jun 09, 2020 8:13 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread
Replies: 17131
Views: 374628

Re: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread

The racists have lost lads... there is no brexit...
by Leffe
Tue Jun 09, 2020 8:10 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Little Britain goone
Replies: 122
Views: 3808

Re: Little Britain goone

message #2527204 wrote:
New guy wrote:You wonder if the reason we dont get good comedies anymore is because writers are treading on eggshells with what is and isn't acceptable constantly.

What was the last good British sit com? The Office?
Fleabag?
Neither ôf which was offensive you pair of utter mongs.
by Leffe
Tue Jun 02, 2020 3:28 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread
Replies: 17131
Views: 374628

Re: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread

It's almost as if the Brexiteers haven't thought this through :roll:
by Leffe
Wed May 27, 2020 3:19 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Boris goooooone or just Cummings?
Replies: 10368
Views: 233065

Re: Boris goooooone or just Cummings?

bimboman wrote:I’m sad
by Leffe
Wed May 27, 2020 10:13 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Boris goooooone or just Cummings?
Replies: 10368
Views: 233065

Re: Boris goooooone or just Cummings?

@RussInCheshire The week in Tory (Cummings special): 1. Dominic Cummings, one of the few men to have ever been found in contempt of Parliament, moved onto contempt for everything 2. When the story broke, and he was accused of doing things that look bad, he said he didn't care how things looked 3. T...
by Leffe
Wed May 27, 2020 10:02 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Boris goooooone or just Cummings?
Replies: 10368
Views: 233065

Re: Boris goooooone or just Cummings?

Raison D'etre wrote:Well the US politics website Politico seems to be shedding some light on this. It seems Cummings might allow BoJo to remain as PM if he does as he's told:

https://www.politico.com/news/2020/05/2 ... ngs-282633
"Democracy" :lol:
by Leffe
Tue May 26, 2020 8:37 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Baptism mid west style improvisation.
Replies: 2
Views: 449

Re: Baptism mid west style improvisation.

It's what Jesus would have wanted.
by Leffe
Wed May 20, 2020 2:45 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Let's discuss 5G
Replies: 59
Views: 2782

Re: Let's discuss 5G

We don't need it, capitalism needs it. 'We' sent men to the moon using printed code sheets levels of computation. And even that wasn't 'needed'. But yes, we need it so that alogrithmic trading machines can buy/sell faster. That is simply crucial. You don't need anything beyond shelter, warmth, food...
by Leffe
Tue May 19, 2020 1:50 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Let's discuss 5G
Replies: 59
Views: 2782

Re: Let's discuss 5G

there's still a useful differentiation between the comms network utility itself and the "Internet of Things" which is all the fu c king lightbulbs and washing machines, blah bla To be honest, do we need faster internet access on the move? Do we need the internet of things? I'm gonna go with no and ...
by Leffe
Tue May 19, 2020 1:21 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Let's discuss 5G
Replies: 59
Views: 2782

Re: Let's discuss 5G

DragsterDriver wrote:It’s arriving just in time for the work from home revolution.
Does your broadband no support this already?
by Leffe
Tue May 19, 2020 1:19 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Let's discuss 5G
Replies: 59
Views: 2782

Re: Let's discuss 5G

I have seen absolutely no benefit to my daily life from the internet, mobile phones, email or streaming capabilities - none whatsoever Then we should plough on, never stopping to ask what it is we're doing or where we're going. We should never take the time to ask about the required laws and IT con...
by Leffe
Tue May 19, 2020 1:01 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Let's discuss 5G
Replies: 59
Views: 2782

Re: Let's discuss 5G

To be honest, do we need faster internet access on the move? Do we need the internet of things? I'm gonna go with no and no. A mate of mine used to have a mobile phone deal with a huge data deal. He was offered on his new contract to keep the same price but get more data or he could keep the same d...
by Leffe
Tue May 19, 2020 12:20 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Let's discuss 5G
Replies: 59
Views: 2782

Re: Let's discuss 5G

The Swiss are banning it? Yeah, nah, just a delay. The Swiss have still rolled out a shitload of 5G, probably second only behind Netherlands within Europe. France close to zero. As far as I understand it, 5G is not only faster but enables magnitudes more devices to connect. It's all on the way. I t...
by Leffe
Tue May 19, 2020 12:16 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Let's discuss 5G
Replies: 59
Views: 2782

Re: Let's discuss 5G

The Swiss are banning it? Yeah, nah, just a delay. The Swiss have still rolled out a shitload of 5G, probably second only behind Netherlands within Europe. France close to zero. As far as I understand it, 5G is not only faster but enables magnitudes more devices to connect. It's all on the way. I t...
by Leffe
Tue May 19, 2020 10:38 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Let's discuss 5G
Replies: 59
Views: 2782

Re: Let's discuss 5G

As far as I understand it, 5G is not only faster but enables magnitudes more devices to connect. For me: Do you really need your dish washing machine online? Does everything that we own really need to be connected to the internet? What are the implications of this on security and personal data? Do w...
by Leffe
Mon May 18, 2020 5:41 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread
Replies: 17131
Views: 374628

Re: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread

Correspondingly, there is quite a lot to lose from the no-deal Brexit that the cabinet seems fixated on. That strange trade secretary with strange ideas, Liz Truss, proclaims that increased overseas trade is essential to overcome the economic hit from coronavirus. But the report concludes that ther...