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by mabunch78
Wed Oct 21, 2020 5:10 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Russell Better than Wilkinson and Carter
Replies: 44
Views: 1064

Re: Russell Better than Wilkinson and Carter

Wilkinson for an arm wrestle. Carter for a tight game but with front-foot ball. Russell MAYBE if the game is a loose free-for-all, otherwise Carter...
by mabunch78
Mon Oct 19, 2020 12:51 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The OFFICIAL English and European Football (soccer) thread
Replies: 37441
Views: 1601133

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

Just when I was starting to think Spurs could be title contenders :lol: Such a weird season. At this rate Aston Villa will be champions. And let's not forget, the one aspect of VAR no-one has a problem with (goal line tech) failed to relegate Villa last season when it should have done. Bournemouth ...
by mabunch78
Sat Oct 17, 2020 11:32 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The OFFICIAL English and European Football (soccer) thread
Replies: 37441
Views: 1601133

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

iarmhiman wrote: Sat Oct 17, 2020 9:58 pmNewcastle very poor. Just sat back and didn't put any pressure on United
Worked for them at Spurs thanks to ludicrous IFAB rules dreamt up by an infinite room of c#ntmonkeys
by mabunch78
Thu Oct 15, 2020 3:03 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The OFFICIAL English and European Football (soccer) thread
Replies: 37441
Views: 1601133

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

Vab Der Vaart called Maguire a while back https://twitter.com/thespursweb/status/1316484083057336321?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1316484083057336321%7Ctwgr%5Eshare_3%2Ccontainerclick_0&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.theforum365.com%2Findex.php%3Fapp%3Dcoremodule%3Dsystemcontroll...
by mabunch78
Thu Oct 15, 2020 1:48 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The OFFICIAL English and European Football (soccer) thread
Replies: 37441
Views: 1601133

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

Maguire is so, so sh#t! Used to be amusing to watch him try a Sol Campbell up the wing. Now he's nothing but a firm liability. Poor ManUre! :lol: He was never great but this Greek stuff has clearly got to him in a big way. Probably needs a break to get his shit together. Sadly both Man Utd and Engl...
by mabunch78
Thu Oct 15, 2020 1:46 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Chess
Replies: 42
Views: 958

Re: Chess

Dark wrote: Tue Oct 13, 2020 2:59 am
ukjim wrote: Mon Oct 12, 2020 10:05 am my favourite chess.com moment.
Had never hear of her before watching that video, but I would be happy to waste a knight or to playing with Alexandra Botez's lovely pawns.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vKrobmt ... verified=1
by mabunch78
Thu Oct 15, 2020 2:40 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The OFFICIAL English and European Football (soccer) thread
Replies: 37441
Views: 1601133

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

Maguire is so, so sh#t! Used to be amusing to watch him try a Sol Campbell up the wing. Now he's nothing but a firm liability. Poor ManUre! :lol:
by mabunch78
Wed Oct 14, 2020 5:29 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The tennis GOAT race
Replies: 51
Views: 882

Re: The tennis GOAT race

And there you have it folks, nuance not welcome in the era of black & white. But the wheel will turn again... That's not fair. The record is 24-16 and you are quite welcome to break it down whatever way you want to and as a gambler I find that sort of thing helpful. I just object to what EDF did. I...
by mabunch78
Wed Oct 14, 2020 3:06 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The tennis GOAT race
Replies: 51
Views: 882

Re: The tennis GOAT race

And there you have it folks, nuance not welcome in the era of black & white. But the wheel will turn again...
by mabunch78
Wed Oct 14, 2020 1:54 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The tennis GOAT race
Replies: 51
Views: 882

Re: The tennis GOAT race

I’m not a huge tennis buff but I sorta figured Federer is the greatest as we stand but if Nadal hadn’t been injured as much as he has then he would easily have more titles and be regard higher. Anyone got a breakdown of their head to heads? Head to Head Rafa beats Fed and Novak beats Rafa and Feder...
by mabunch78
Tue Oct 13, 2020 9:55 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Issues with the spouse
Replies: 52
Views: 2603

Re: Issues with the spouse

Not a wife thing (although she's not far from OP) but had to get a new dishwasher recently and was being shown some by the saleswoman. We have big plates so I got her to measure if they fitted. I kid you not, she measured from rack to bottom of upper rack. I had to point out to her that the plates ...
by mabunch78
Mon Oct 12, 2020 5:32 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: F1 Thread
Replies: 11935
Views: 556866

Re: F1 Thread

Rugby2023 wrote: Mon Oct 12, 2020 3:44 am Image
That's missing two asterisks, the one by Hamilton's '6' that states he threw two away, and the one by Schumacher's '7' that states he cheated to get his first one...
by mabunch78
Mon Oct 12, 2020 4:25 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The tennis GOAT race
Replies: 51
Views: 882

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 mabunch78
Fri Oct 02, 2020 8:46 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Trump tests positive with Covid with his wife too
Replies: 607
Views: 14144

Re: Trump tests positive with Covid with his wife too

What happens if a dead candidate wins the election https://www.mentalfloss.com/article/26281/4-dead-politicians-who-still-got-elected During the 2018 midterm elections, a man named Dennis Hof—a Nevada reality TV star, brothel owner, and author of the book titled The Art of the Pimp <seeing parallel...
by mabunch78
Wed Sep 30, 2020 4:17 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: POTUS-DONALD TRUMP-and U.S. Politics catch-all
Replies: 113032
Views: 5024318

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

Biden stayed just the right side of the line most of the time. He got into most trouble when Trump was able to draw him off the point (f#ck knows when Trump ever stays on the point), esp. with the family stuff. Joe should focus next time not on engaging in tit-for-tat with him but more on speaking d...
by mabunch78
Sat Sep 26, 2020 4:32 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: China poking India
Replies: 3
Views: 383

Re: China poking India

You might want to look at this. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CEo4NNo7oaM Key point: India is downstream from China. Bangladesh...India not so much. Can't imagine even China could engineer a full reroute of Himalayan-level watershed. It f#cking buckets down on the non-Chinese side - would force t...
by mabunch78
Sat Sep 26, 2020 4:28 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Entertaining Pics Thread (definitely with NSFW content)
Replies: 58409
Views: 6968214

Re: The Entertaining Pics Thread (definitely with NSFW content)

Can't remember the name of the guy but the story is all about statistical sampling bias. Returning aircraft during WW2 suffered anti-aircraft damage predominantly in these areas. The guy concerned recognised that this was not indicating inherent weakness as these aircraft were making it back. Those...
by mabunch78
Fri Sep 25, 2020 5:54 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Entertaining Pics Thread (definitely with NSFW content)
Replies: 58409
Views: 6968214

Re: The Entertaining Pics Thread (definitely with NSFW content)

Thank you Dr Karl for talking about this on at least two podcast episodes...
by mabunch78
Fri Sep 25, 2020 5:26 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Entertaining Pics Thread (definitely with NSFW content)
Replies: 58409
Views: 6968214

Re: The Entertaining Pics Thread (definitely with NSFW content)

Forgive if Redrebel.... Without googling it, what is the significance of this picture? https://14z8nsymu654dbb403rlugxa-wpengine.netdna-ssl.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/Survivorship-bias.png Can't remember the name of the guy but the story is all about statistical sampling bias. Returning aircraf...
by mabunch78
Wed Sep 23, 2020 2:14 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: It's official, Sweden declare themselves the Covid winners
Replies: 472
Views: 10710

Re: It's official, Sweden declare themselves the Covid winners

There is significant rise in cases in the other Nordic countries. If in coming weeks there is a huge rise in deaths from one or two a week for say Denmark things could look different. However with 690 deaths it would be some turnaround for them to look at 5800 Sweden with envy You are of course cor...
by mabunch78
Tue Sep 22, 2020 3:42 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The OFFICIAL English and European Football (soccer) thread
Replies: 37441
Views: 1601133

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

What little pace he has seems to have fallen away as well. Greek cops beat his legs, didn't they? Screamed "no more football for you", so the Maguire publicity machine told us... What publicity machine ? The guy gave an interview and said they beat his legs and told him he would never play football...
by mabunch78
Mon Sep 21, 2020 8:49 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread
Replies: 16904
Views: 370953

Re: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread

ScarfaceClaw wrote: Mon Sep 21, 2020 5:58 am What was Boris doing in Italy last weekend?
Being sh#t at everything?
by mabunch78
Mon Sep 21, 2020 8:40 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The OFFICIAL English and European Football (soccer) thread
Replies: 37441
Views: 1601133

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

ScarfaceClaw wrote: Mon Sep 21, 2020 5:56 am What little pace he has seems to have fallen away as well.
Greek cops beat his legs, didn't they? Screamed "no more football for you", so the Maguire publicity machine told us...
by mabunch78
Mon Sep 21, 2020 4:10 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Is Stockdale the new Fluffbert?
Replies: 8
Views: 828

Re: Is Stockdale the new Fluffbert?

It's two years now that he's been specialising in stepping out of the defensive line to provide text book doglegs for opponents to work through. He's reached art form level.
by mabunch78
Fri Sep 11, 2020 8:36 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: It's official, Sweden declare themselves the Covid winners
Replies: 472
Views: 10710

Re: It's official, Sweden declare themselves the Covid winners

I would much rather Be in Sweden than New Zealand. NZL is basically a prison state. Government has far too much power and control over its citizens. The funny thing is NZL citizens actually think they are the most free in the world, they grow up believing that mantra and blindly follow their govern...
by mabunch78
Thu Sep 10, 2020 9:20 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: It's official, Sweden declare themselves the Covid winners
Replies: 472
Views: 10710

Re: It's official, Sweden declare themselves the Covid winners

The NHS is chronic, but it has nothing to do with funding. You may have noticed there’s been no shortage of printed cash to support the efforts. It’s just that the politicians and the NHS aren’t very good. Swallowing the koolade again? The NHS does more with less when compared with public health sy...
by mabunch78
Thu Sep 10, 2020 7:32 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Woman wants in on Man Club
Replies: 20
Views: 969

Re: Woman wants in on Man Club

How come womens gyms and yoga clubs are able to get around this shit. Because men arent permanently outraged attention seeking twats TBF lads, I once went to an aqua aerobics session with a former bird. All I needed was some baggy shorts so they couldn't see how much I was enjoying thoughts of the ...
by mabunch78
Thu Sep 10, 2020 7:13 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: It's official, Sweden declare themselves the Covid winners
Replies: 472
Views: 10710

Re: It's official, Sweden declare themselves the Covid winners

Boris blinked and he really shouldn't have. He had the perfect conditions to drive the risk taking agenda they wanted but then he got sick because he is a fat bastard and the rest is history. Ireland hadn't a hope as we are in thrall to the hard left Spot on. The UK is 'governed' by spineless popul...
by mabunch78
Mon Sep 07, 2020 4:46 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Novak Djokovic kicked out of US open
Replies: 78
Views: 2350

Re: Novak Djokovic kicked out of US open

He never aimed at her and he didn't even hit it that hard. That woman falling on the ground from that :roll: I feel bad for Djokovic. He's a very competitive guy but he's not a bad bloke and he would have never intented to hit anyone. You could see his reaction straight away when he saw that it hit...
by mabunch78
Fri Aug 28, 2020 3:30 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Tenet
Replies: 12
Views: 863

Tenet

I enjoyed it and I know I'll like it more after a couple more viewings. Reviews are a bit on the harsh side. It's dense as f#ck so just needs some time to sink in. I like Inception and Interstellar more and more. This will be the same. See it!
by mabunch78
Mon Aug 24, 2020 3:48 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The OFFICIAL English and European Football (soccer) thread
Replies: 37441
Views: 1601133

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

:lol: Because Coutinho won the Champions League with Bayern, knocking out and humiliating Barcelona on the way, Barcelona have to pay an extra £5 Million to Liverpool :lol: :lol: :lol: Thing of beauty. Leaving aside the mental structure of the deal itself, which isn't bad if assuming he'd be winnin...
by mabunch78
Sat Aug 22, 2020 1:50 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The OFFICIAL English and European Football (soccer) thread
Replies: 37441
Views: 1601133

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

Poch to Madrid? I'm not sure about that but I think it's soon coming time for him to leave Spurs. Massive fan of the club but feel strong loyalty towards him. He's done all he can, it's only fair. Also think it would be a good opportunity to pick up Lopetegui as a replacement. He'd beg for it; sure...
by mabunch78
Mon Aug 17, 2020 5:43 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The OFFICIAL English and European Football (soccer) thread
Replies: 37441
Views: 1601133

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

Rumham wrote:Brandon Williams not great there again. Need a decent, experienced LB.
What about Luke Shaw, who David Pleat once described in commentary during Shaw's Southampton days as the most crucial English talent since Duncan Edwards (been expecting news of Pleat's brain tumour ever since...)
by mabunch78
Mon Aug 17, 2020 4:17 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Snooker World Champs SF - Final Frame
Replies: 37
Views: 1278

Re: Snooker World Champs SF - Final Frame

O'Sullivan obviously the most talented but Hendry was a better player and would have dominated Ronnie if both battled at their peak. Hendry had machine like consistency, when he missed a shot it was a remarkable event. He'd have frustrated and demoralised Ronnie with his ruthless surgical approach....
by mabunch78
Mon Aug 10, 2020 6:12 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Is this the ultimate in chokes?
Replies: 14
Views: 845

Re: Is this the ultimate in chokes?

Lydia Ko's title drought goes on, having blown a golden opportunity at the Marathon Classic on the LPGA Tour. Ko led by five shots with six holes to play, only to collapse down the stretch when in sight of her first victory in 27 months. From sitting at 18-under par and ready to cruise to victory, ...
by mabunch78
Thu Aug 06, 2020 3:12 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The OFFICIAL English and European Football (soccer) thread
Replies: 37441
Views: 1601133

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

Shaping up to be the latest chapter in the history of Banter FC With 4 trophies in just over 6 years, it's not been the worst banter era has it? :nod: I'll concede that, for sure, especially given how mediocre the talent has been at the club over that time. Sanchez and Ramsey are the reasons for at...
by mabunch78
Wed Aug 05, 2020 7:42 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The OFFICIAL English and European Football (soccer) thread
Replies: 37441
Views: 1601133

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

Shaping up to be the latest chapter in the history of Banter FC
by mabunch78
Tue Aug 04, 2020 2:00 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The OFFICIAL English and European Football (soccer) thread
Replies: 37441
Views: 1601133

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

I'm slightly cheered by the confidence you fans of other clubs have in Spurs but only a bit. I can't see us arresting the sh#tness just yet. I'm starting to think Mourinho's 2nd place with Man Utd in 2018 was a modern-day miracle....never to be repeated...
by mabunch78
Thu Jul 30, 2020 5:56 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Put ‘em under pressure
Replies: 102
Views: 3194

Re: Put ‘em under pressure

YOYO wrote:One of England’s best ever soccer defenders Martin Keown is Irish.. just happened to be born in a London hospital.
You rabid troll. Equal 24th most capped, barely ever established himself as a nailed on first-teamer at the Arse.
by mabunch78
Fri Jul 24, 2020 6:47 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The OFFICIAL English and European Football (soccer) thread
Replies: 37441
Views: 1601133

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

If Chelsea sorted out their centre halves and goalie they will challenge for the title next year. They're going to have a very strong attack He’s just a small time paid for bot, not in the same league as the laundering at Chealski. Was going to ask how the f#ck they continue to spank the money they...