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by ID2
Thu Jan 14, 2021 3:40 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Rugby NAMA thread Revisited Rugby
Replies: 105069
Views: 3423411

Re: Rugby NAMA thread Revisited Rugby

I really don't see what the huge issue is. Do you want them to say 3 died today, 4 died yesterday, 5 on Monday etc? Does it make them more dead? There could be the fact that the deaths are only officially getting reported to NPHET at this stage. Some of you guys are seriously becoming borderline Ge...
by ID2
Thu Jan 14, 2021 3:09 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Rugby NAMA thread Revisited Rugby
Replies: 105069
Views: 3423411

Re: Rugby NAMA thread Revisited Rugby

They're giving it out at nursing homes to next of kin and families if there's excess at the end of the day. I don't have a problem with that in the round but it might be better to partner up with local GPs to try and get very at risk people who are outside of the nursing home space done earlier. GP...
by ID2
Thu Jan 14, 2021 8:45 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Rugby NAMA thread Revisited Rugby
Replies: 105069
Views: 3423411

Re: Rugby NAMA thread Revisited Rugby

I really don't see what the huge issue is. Do you want them to say 3 died today, 4 died yesterday, 5 on Monday etc? Does it make them more dead? There could be the fact that the deaths are only officially getting reported to NPHET at this stage. Some of you guys are seriously becoming borderline Ge...
by ID2
Thu Jan 07, 2021 2:55 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Rugby NAMA thread Revisited Rugby
Replies: 105069
Views: 3423411

Re: Rugby NAMA thread Revisited Rugby

camroc1 wrote: Wed Jan 06, 2021 8:22 pm
lorcanoworms wrote: Wed Jan 06, 2021 7:19 pm What's this about a new "plyscraper" on Dublin's silicon docks.
The "Dockmill" proposal ?

Image

Not gone in for PP yet, although the developers Lioncor have deep pockets.

That is hideous
by ID2
Wed Jan 06, 2021 4:03 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Rugby NAMA thread Revisited Rugby
Replies: 105069
Views: 3423411

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Listening to RTE Philip Boucher Hayes. They're saying that those who met before Christmas will only be getting symptoms around now . This and next week will be when hospital admissions will increase by a lot. Its almost 2 weeks since Christmas so how could they only be getting symptoms now if your ...
by ID2
Mon Jan 04, 2021 1:47 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Rugby NAMA thread Revisited Rugby
Replies: 105069
Views: 3423411

Re: Rugby NAMA thread Revisited Rugby

If only we had an example of a country where a hard lock down worked. The real sin of this is that we pussy footed around with half lock downs and trying to keep everyone half happy back in the spring. Result is that no one is happy and we are still pussy footing around. NZ? Oz? Their natural facto...
by ID2
Mon Jan 04, 2021 12:49 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Rugby NAMA thread Revisited Rugby
Replies: 105069
Views: 3423411

Re: Rugby NAMA thread Revisited Rugby

Those zero COVID mentallers still pottering around the place. In a way it would be nice to agree with them as they must have a certain child-like innocence in how they see the world. The mad pricks think we should have done it in the Autumn and then...then what. They are slippery as they cite examp...
by ID2
Tue Dec 29, 2020 5:02 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Rugby NAMA thread Revisited Rugby
Replies: 105069
Views: 3423411

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Hard to know but they definitely have the jump on the EU and have used it to perfectly illustrate how flexible they can be. Tbf we could all be flexible and tak a punt it's whether it's worth it. From their political point of view it's absolutely worth it and very sensible. There was an article in ...
by ID2
Mon Dec 28, 2020 11:21 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Rugby NAMA thread Revisited Rugby
Replies: 105069
Views: 3423411

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I'll conceed we have a particular medico legal environment but they have had months to prep this but they are getting this right in the last extra four days. Cmon Duff.i know you don't see Jim Corr as a prophet the way I do but Cmon I agree with you that they should have been injecting at midnight ...
by ID2
Mon Dec 21, 2020 12:41 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Rugby NAMA thread Revisited Rugby
Replies: 105069
Views: 3423411

Re: Rugby NAMA thread Revisited Rugby

I reckon this new strain has been here for a few days Luke O'Neill pointed out that there are about 4,000 strains out there (seems high, the number, not Luke) but regardless of number of strains his point is that the vaccine is highly likely to be effective against it - someone else pointed out tha...
by ID2
Mon Dec 14, 2020 4:15 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Official Irish Rugby Thread
Replies: 441292
Views: 16534574

Re: The Official Irish Rugby Thread

I actually think with the talent coming though we can be better than before. We should be able to put it up to them. SA won a WC with a years proper prep. Yeah but what are the odds that we'll pick up the best coach in the world mid-cycle like they did? It doesn't even matter that much if we beat t...
by ID2
Mon Dec 14, 2020 3:48 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Official Irish Rugby Thread
Replies: 441292
Views: 16534574

Re: The Official Irish Rugby Thread

I actually think with the talent coming though we can be better than before. We should be able to put it up to them. SA won a WC with a years proper prep. Yeah but what are the odds that we'll pick up the best coach in the world mid-cycle like they did? It doesn't even matter that much if we beat t...
by ID2
Mon Dec 14, 2020 2:15 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Official Irish Rugby Thread
Replies: 441292
Views: 16534574

Re: The Official Irish Rugby Thread

fishooks15 wrote: Mon Dec 14, 2020 1:25 pm New Zealand of France in the quarters if we get out of group
Christ :lol:

Who are Asia/Pacific 1 and Oceania 1? Is there a chance of Samoa getting thrown into our group?
by ID2
Mon Dec 07, 2020 2:17 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Rugby NAMA thread Revisited Rugby
Replies: 105069
Views: 3423411

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Not the most well written article in the world, but weird seeing a defence of these 3 together. Laois Offaly TDs destroyed by cancel culture lynch mob with nobody shouting stop Cancel culture has left its mark in Laois Offaly this year leaving the careers and reputations of Brian Stanley, Charlie Fl...
by ID2
Sat Nov 28, 2020 3:51 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: New Zealand's response rated best in the world: Bloomberg
Replies: 262
Views: 8220

Re: New Zealand's response rated best in the world: Bloomberg

grievous wrote: Sat Nov 28, 2020 12:23 am China 8th :lol: :lol: :lol:
They have eliminated the virus tbf and are mostly back to normal internally with the economy supposedly growing again. Not sure how Taiwan isn't number one on that list though, pretty much kept the virus out without ever having a true lockdown
by ID2
Mon Nov 09, 2020 2:49 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Rugby NAMA thread Revisited Rugby
Replies: 105069
Views: 3423411

Re: Rugby NAMA thread Revisited Rugby

It was already endemic in the populations, just not so virulent over the summer months. NZ and Australia just landed where they were in terms of it. The strain of the virus that hit them was not as contagious and it was summer time. Hey presto they saw very little initial impact from the virus and ...
by ID2
Mon Nov 09, 2020 2:02 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Rugby NAMA thread Revisited Rugby
Replies: 105069
Views: 3423411

Re: Rugby NAMA thread Revisited Rugby

Ireland with about 1% of the EU population would get about 1m doses of 100mso 500k would get vaccinated. Not enough to get all those over 65 (around 700k people). There’ll be at least another quarter of a million outside that age bracket who will need it and arguably would need it before a fit and ...
by ID2
Thu Oct 29, 2020 4:37 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Rugby NAMA thread Revisited Rugby
Replies: 105069
Views: 3423411

Re: Rugby NAMA thread Revisited Rugby

Look if Biden wins they can have a crack off Erdogan. He doesn't... Erdogan WANTS the US and/or EU to confront him. It's his wet dream. Gives hims the chance to unite v a common enemy and bury what is left of an increasingly marginalised secular Turkey even deeper, and push further their geopolitic...
by ID2
Thu Oct 29, 2020 4:20 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Rugby NAMA thread Revisited Rugby
Replies: 105069
Views: 3423411

Re: Rugby NAMA thread Revisited Rugby

Speaking on the 21st, Nolan predicted our cases would 'top out' within a week as a best case scenario. They peaked on the 18th. Yesterday's total was nearly half that peak. It’s weird how nobody in the media is pressing them to show their model, the guy is making decisions about closing down our ec...
by ID2
Sat Oct 24, 2020 5:01 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Rugby NAMA thread Revisited Rugby
Replies: 105069
Views: 3423411

Re: Rugby NAMA thread Revisited Rugby

It would have been interesting to see how this would have played out if the Chinese hadn't scared the world with locking people into their apartments. I dunno, I thought the bigger issue was countries not taking the warning signs from China seriously enough. It felt weird seeing the stuff the Chine...
by ID2
Sat Oct 24, 2020 10:35 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Rugby NAMA thread Revisited Rugby
Replies: 105069
Views: 3423411

Re: Rugby NAMA thread Revisited Rugby

We won't need a vaccine in another year. Like previous pandemics such as Spanish flu, the virus never went away, it just became less dangerous. Same is going to happen with this. Each wave will be weaker than the previous one. We'll be opening up one or the other in late spring. The second 'wave' o...
by ID2
Wed Jul 15, 2020 10:21 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Rugby NAMA thread Revisited Rugby
Replies: 105069
Views: 3423411

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The idea of a zero Covid island is pie in the sky stuff. We are obsessed with being the best boy in the class. NZ got lucky - a small population in the middle of nowhere with no land borders and very limited international connectivity. Well done lads. We are completely different - we have to strike...
by ID2
Fri Jul 03, 2020 2:56 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Forum | Timescales | Future
Replies: 83
Views: 3985

Re: Forum | Timescales | Future

:lol: classic PR So basically we’ll all still be here posting on the same board for the next 50 years It's not really "classic PR", more "classic Jake". Generate pointless drama from some rumour he has heard and then slink away. Posted as much at the time although I think he deleted the original th...
by ID2
Wed Jul 01, 2020 11:15 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Rugby NAMA thread Revisited Rugby
Replies: 105069
Views: 3423411

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Don't get the entitlement of people needing to go abroad for the summer during a global pandemic :?
Holiday at home, keep people out from places like the US that can't/won't control the virus and get the rest of the economy reopened and not risk it all for the sake of one sector.
by ID2
Fri Jun 19, 2020 2:36 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: China backlash?
Replies: 1134
Views: 57273

Re: China backlash?

China has officially charged the 2 Canadians held for over a year with spying. I met Spavor once a few years ago, he was hammered drunk by around noon. Certainly an odd choice for a spy. Nothing to do with the Huawei exec being held in Canada though :roll:
by ID2
Thu Jun 04, 2020 3:28 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: 4th June 1989.
Replies: 145
Views: 7984

Re: 4th June 1989.

Seems like yesterday. I was living and working in Hong Kong when the news broke. It was impossible to take in, things had been looking so promising. Everything changed, just like that. The brutality, the sheer stupidity, the incredible ruthlessness. I reckon a majority of Hong Kongers immediately d...
by ID2
Thu Jun 04, 2020 3:19 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Rugby NAMA thread Revisited Rugby
Replies: 105069
Views: 3423411

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Cases per day world-wide are increasing yet deaths per say are decreasing. Is this due to increased testing rates? Yes. There are also theories that (a) the virulence of the virus is reducing, and/or, (b) some people are more susceptible to its worst effects than others and they have already been i...
by ID2
Sun May 03, 2020 5:11 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Rugby NAMA thread Revisited Rugby
Replies: 105069
Views: 3423411

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People wont act sensibly. We'll all go balls deep on the 18th of may, there will be a spike in cases amd back we go into lockdown Problem is people wont follow the rules by then. Might have to ease some restrictions anyway to give the masses the idea that things are returning somewhat to normal, ev...
by ID2
Sat May 02, 2020 1:16 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Rugby NAMA thread Revisited Rugby
Replies: 105069
Views: 3423411

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I would have been screwed if they gave us predicted results, improved a lot between the mocks and the final exam. I remember one teacher saying I should drop to ordinary for a subject I ended up doing well in
by ID2
Sat May 02, 2020 11:44 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Rugby NAMA thread Revisited Rugby
Replies: 105069
Views: 3423411

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Travel outside region not allowed until July That in particular seems very long, is that list set in stone or will there be space to bring things forward? I know they said they can delay if the numbers aren't low enough. When you look at the how the Asian democracies have been able to control this ...
by ID2
Thu Apr 23, 2020 1:26 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Rugby NAMA thread Revisited Rugby
Replies: 105069
Views: 3423411

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Jake has promised the end of the bored several times so I wouldn't hold my breath. Still though, it's made me realise I've been posting here for over a decade which sounds ridiculous
by ID2
Wed Apr 22, 2020 4:53 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Rugby NAMA thread Revisited Rugby
Replies: 105069
Views: 3423411

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This article is saying it stayed in a womans eyes for weeks, went undetectable for several days and then returned. https://www.livescience.com/coronavirus-replicates-in-eyes.html Italy's first confirmed COVID-19 patient had detectable levels of infectious viral particles in her eyes, long after the ...
by ID2
Tue Apr 21, 2020 10:13 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Rugby NAMA thread Revisited Rugby
Replies: 105069
Views: 3423411

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not liking this news about no evidence to suggest you get it once and you're immune and can get it again ; I imagine that's the WHO being the WHO and not being able to say something without conclusive proof. They might be right but this is too new for anyone to know. If it's mutating enough to not ...
by ID2
Tue Apr 21, 2020 2:18 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Rugby NAMA thread Revisited Rugby
Replies: 105069
Views: 3423411

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not liking this news about no evidence to suggest you get it once and you're immune and can get it again ; I imagine that's the WHO being the WHO and not being able to say something without conclusive proof. They might be right but this is too new for anyone to know. If it's mutating enough to not ...
by ID2
Sat Apr 18, 2020 5:40 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: China backlash?
Replies: 1134
Views: 57273

Re: China backlash?

I must have missed it, but what makes the Chinese numbers so unbelievable? Confirmed cases 82,367. Deaths 3869. Look at the healthcare systems that got badly overwhelmed. Wuhans numbers are a fraction of Italy or Spain. Hubei and Italy both have a similar population. Given the amount of makeshift h...
by ID2
Fri Apr 17, 2020 2:49 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Rugby NAMA thread Revisited Rugby
Replies: 105069
Views: 3423411

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Fruit picking was always work for kids. Pay is crap and only lasts the few months of summer. I wouldn't put it in the same bracket as security or cleaning work. Point is that kids don't seem to do much summer work nowadays. Cant be arsed. This is the same generation who are complaining that it is i...
by ID2
Fri Apr 17, 2020 2:46 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Rugby NAMA thread Revisited Rugby
Replies: 105069
Views: 3423411

Re: Rugby NAMA thread Revisited Rugby

Unfortunately the nursing home disaster will make all the good work the government have done moot. We've done really well, as a country, inspired by those leading the charge, to reduce serious cases to a minimum in the general public but that effort is being minimised by the (very real and distress...
by ID2
Thu Apr 16, 2020 4:28 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Rugby NAMA thread Revisited Rugby
Replies: 105069
Views: 3423411

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Idiotic travellers of course ignoring Covid-19 regulations. 150 of them attend a funeral in Co Offaly, traveling from all over Ireland and the UK. Scumbags. https://www.rte.ie/news/investigations-unit/2020/0415/1130759-large-funeral/ Idiots, even pavee point are condemning them. I see no reason why...
by ID2
Tue Apr 14, 2020 2:19 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Rugby NAMA thread Revisited Rugby
Replies: 105069
Views: 3423411

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https://www.thejournal.ie/poll-coalition-fine-gael-fianna-fail-5073790-Apr2020/ Journal asks if readers would support FF/FG coalition. "Yes" marginally ahead. You wouldn't know it going by the tone of the comments in general. Good to see it confirmed that it's mostly a vocal minority. Top comment i...
by ID2
Tue Apr 14, 2020 2:12 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Rugby NAMA thread Revisited Rugby
Replies: 105069
Views: 3423411

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OK, lily, I'll play. What opinions do you think I've dismissed on covid because it doesn't fit into my echo chamber? Ah statto ffs come on the guy is an Irish Globus crossed with bimboman lilyw sees himself as a master troll, smarter and more sophisticated than your average run of the mill troll. I...