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by TheDocForgotHisLogon
Mon Oct 12, 2020 4:19 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: NZ Politics Thread
Replies: 33411
Views: 1223821

Re: NZ Politics Thread

Fat Old Git wrote: Sun Oct 11, 2020 8:37 pm
deadduck wrote: Sun Oct 11, 2020 9:03 am Will all 2 million of those pens just end up in the dump?
No, they will just disappear to where ever pens go. One of life's great mysteries.
Hahaha.
by TheDocForgotHisLogon
Tue Oct 06, 2020 11:23 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: NZ Politics Thread
Replies: 33411
Views: 1223821

Re: NZ Politics Thread

Party vote ACT. Labour's going to win, and we need a strong opposition because the government's actually useless beyond messaging in a crisis. National's a shitshow but Seymour's been pretty effective.

Electorate is safe Labour.

Then yes and yes.
by TheDocForgotHisLogon
Fri Oct 02, 2020 6:17 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Trump tests positive with Covid with his wife too
Replies: 607
Views: 14296

Re: Trump tests positive with Covid with his wife too

If Pence gets it as well, does Pelosi become President and stop the SCOTUS appointment?
by TheDocForgotHisLogon
Wed Aug 19, 2020 5:43 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: NZ Politics Thread
Replies: 33411
Views: 1223821

Re: NZ Politics Thread

Over 500 defence force personnel will be deployed to the facilities and at the border. This amounts to a total of 1200 personnel. This will reduce the need for private security guards. They intend to stop using these private contractors in risky areas - entry and exit points, for example. They will...
by TheDocForgotHisLogon
Wed Aug 19, 2020 1:50 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: North/South: Who are the contenders? Add? Subtract?
Replies: 50
Views: 2644

Re: North/South: Who are the contenders? Add? Subtract?

Looks like 13 player that are Auckland based may end up missing out as the health minister says he's unlikely to grant travel exemptions for them https://www.nzherald.co.nz/sport/news/article.cfm?c_id=4&objectid=12357738 Difficult call for the government. You look like a wowser if you decline, you ...
by TheDocForgotHisLogon
Thu Jul 30, 2020 11:46 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: NZ Politics Thread
Replies: 33411
Views: 1223821

Re: NZ Politics Thread

People leaving Nats few places for right leaning people to go. Also Seymour has been on the press a lot over the last few months and not because he has stuffed up which at the moment is pretty rare for an mp Euthanasia, going after Winston as a leech on the public service etc all good things for hi...
by TheDocForgotHisLogon
Wed Jul 29, 2020 7:13 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: NZ Politics Thread
Replies: 33411
Views: 1223821

Re: NZ Politics Thread

Fair outcome for quarantine costs I think. Returning kiwis intending to repatriate have no charges, business trip and holiday folk get stung. With provision to waive part/whole cost based on circumstance. At least for a while anyway. Meh. We need properly thought through approach to safely scaling,...
by TheDocForgotHisLogon
Wed Jul 22, 2020 6:21 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: NZ Politics Thread
Replies: 33411
Views: 1223821

Re: NZ Politics Thread

Quite of lot of conjecture here. What do we actually know other than he had an affair with staffer? Is there any evidence that it wasn't consensual? Is there any evidence it was a condition of , or offer for, getting the job? I know the MP is a married family man, but what do we actually know about...
by TheDocForgotHisLogon
Tue Jul 21, 2020 4:30 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: NZ Politics Thread
Replies: 33411
Views: 1223821

Re: NZ Politics Thread

Winnie has hired the Brexit goons to enhance the party's election chances. i.e. pedal fake news and dirty politics. I hope it backfires spectacularly. https://www.stuff.co.nz/national/politics/122181820/winston-peters-confirms-brexit-political-operatives-working-for-nz-first-campaign He's not expla...
by TheDocForgotHisLogon
Mon Jul 20, 2020 2:04 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: NZ Politics Thread
Replies: 33411
Views: 1223821

Re: NZ Politics Thread

Winnie has hired the Brexit goons to enhance the party's election chances. i.e. pedal fake news and dirty politics. I hope it backfires spectacularly. https://www.stuff.co.nz/national/politics/122181820/winston-peters-confirms-brexit-political-operatives-working-for-nz-first-campaign He's not expla...
by TheDocForgotHisLogon
Thu Jul 02, 2020 11:22 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: NZ Politics Thread
Replies: 33411
Views: 1223821

Re: NZ Politics Thread

Muttonbirds wrote:I'm pretty sure that's fake.
Maybe, but that's a pretty accurate picture of the lived experience of anyone working in the Wellington part of the public service over the last 25 years.
by TheDocForgotHisLogon
Thu Jul 02, 2020 12:16 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: NZ Politics Thread
Replies: 33411
Views: 1223821

Re: NZ Politics Thread

Odd timing, winder what else was about to come out?

Hipkins...
by TheDocForgotHisLogon
Thu Jul 02, 2020 12:15 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: NZ Politics Thread
Replies: 33411
Views: 1223821

Re: NZ Politics Thread

Mr Mike wrote:
Dark wrote:David Clark sacked.
That’s a blow for Muller.
:lol:
by TheDocForgotHisLogon
Tue May 26, 2020 8:54 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Woman in Central Park tries to get a guy malkied by the cops
Replies: 3
Views: 472

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Ah, did think about checking but the end couldn't be arsed.
by TheDocForgotHisLogon
Tue May 26, 2020 8:38 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Woman in Central Park tries to get a guy malkied by the cops
Replies: 3
Views: 472

Woman in Central Park tries to get a guy malkied by the cops

Incredible. She gets doxxed in the comments. Loses the dog and presumably her job. Really is worth a watch and a read of the comments. Melody Cooper (@melodyMcooper) Tweeted: Oh, when Karens take a walk with their dogs off leash in the famous Bramble in NY’s Central Park, where it is clearly posted ...
by TheDocForgotHisLogon
Mon May 25, 2020 7:11 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: NZ Politics Thread
Replies: 33411
Views: 1223821

Re: NZ Politics Thread - NEW ZEALAND ALERT LEVEL TWO THREAD

naki wrote:Enz, remember that time you asked if I wanted to be a mod? I’d like to at last accept that invitation, use my powers to ban TMAB and all of his past, present and future manifestations, then go back to being a civilian please.

Thank Christ this place is getting dumped
What's this about?
by TheDocForgotHisLogon
Mon May 25, 2020 6:23 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: NZ Politics Thread
Replies: 33411
Views: 1223821

Re: NZ Politics Thread - NEW ZEALAND ALERT LEVEL TWO THREAD

Has Rugby NZ confirmed the season's arrangements or just the Soup Aotearoa thing?
by TheDocForgotHisLogon
Sun May 24, 2020 11:46 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: NZ Politics Thread
Replies: 33411
Views: 1223821

Re: NZ Politics Thread - NEW ZEALAND ALERT LEVEL TWO THREAD

Who's played the most games for the ABs without a test cap? Is it Gatland at 17? https://i.stuff.co.nz/sport/rugby/opinion/96293835/more-than-300-all-blacks-will-never-get-to-wear-tasselled-test-caps Prop Kevin Barry played 23 games but no tests, halfback Lin Colling, 21, Manawatu lock Keith Bagley...
by TheDocForgotHisLogon
Sun May 24, 2020 11:14 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: NZ Politics Thread
Replies: 33411
Views: 1223821

Re: NZ Politics Thread - NEW ZEALAND ALERT LEVEL TWO THREAD

Who's played the most games for the ABs without a test cap? Is it Gatland at 17? https://i.stuff.co.nz/sport/rugby/opinion/96293835/more-than-300-all-blacks-will-never-get-to-wear-tasselled-test-caps Prop Kevin Barry played 23 games but no tests, halfback Lin Colling, 21, Manawatu lock Keith Bagley...
by TheDocForgotHisLogon
Sun May 24, 2020 11:03 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: NZ Politics Thread
Replies: 33411
Views: 1223821

Re: NZ Politics Thread - NEW ZEALAND ALERT LEVEL TWO THREAD

Who's played the most games for the ABs without a test cap? Is it Gatland at 17?
by TheDocForgotHisLogon
Fri May 22, 2020 2:20 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: NZ Politics Thread
Replies: 33411
Views: 1223821

Re: NZ Politics Thread - NEW ZEALAND ALERT LEVEL TWO THREAD

Feck's sake. So now we've got both a useless government* and a useless opposition. Not good.

*Useless at anything except grand statements at times of crisis.
by TheDocForgotHisLogon
Wed May 20, 2020 5:20 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: NZ Politics Thread
Replies: 33411
Views: 1223821

Re: NZ Politics Thread - NEW ZEALAND ALERT LEVEL TWO THREAD

I think the weed vote is important. It signals a change in attitude and attempts to address a way of thinking that has failed. Society needs to move on and find better ways of dealing with aspects of prevalent behaviour. It isn't like people are getting locked up for it though. I remember an interv...
by TheDocForgotHisLogon
Tue May 19, 2020 6:23 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: NZ Politics Thread
Replies: 33411
Views: 1223821

Re: NZ Politics Thread - NEW ZEALAND ALERT LEVEL TWO THREAD

deadduck wrote:Union brainwashing probably
Chapeau to them then...
by TheDocForgotHisLogon
Tue May 19, 2020 6:23 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: NZ Politics Thread
Replies: 33411
Views: 1223821

Re: NZ Politics Thread - NEW ZEALAND ALERT LEVEL TWO THREAD

Where we'all at with the cannabis referendum? I'm a hazy YES. 100% Yes and I'll actually be devastated if weed isn't legalised. Before COVID-19 I thought it would be the most important thing to happen this year (for me personally). As far as the country goes, I think a big factor for "yes" would be...
by TheDocForgotHisLogon
Tue May 19, 2020 6:16 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: NZ Politics Thread
Replies: 33411
Views: 1223821

Re: NZ Politics Thread - NEW ZEALAND ALERT LEVEL TWO THREAD

Embedded in the psyche though and the whole boxing day sales thing. At one stage when young I worked at a place that was open everyday but xmas day. Didn't take one public holiday for a year to save to go overseas and would have worked xmas day if I could have (At the time the place was paying 2 1/...
by TheDocForgotHisLogon
Tue May 19, 2020 5:21 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: NZ Politics Thread
Replies: 33411
Views: 1223821

Re: NZ Politics Thread - NEW ZEALAND ALERT LEVEL TWO THREAD

Where we'all at with the cannabis referendum?

I'm a hazy YES.
by TheDocForgotHisLogon
Tue May 19, 2020 4:42 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: NZ Politics Thread
Replies: 33411
Views: 1223821

Re: NZ Politics Thread - NEW ZEALAND ALERT LEVEL TWO THREAD

Embedded in the psyche though and the whole boxing day sales thing. At one stage when young I worked at a place that was open everyday but xmas day. Didn't take one public holiday for a year to save to go overseas and would have worked xmas day if I could have (At the time the place was paying 2 1/...
by TheDocForgotHisLogon
Tue May 19, 2020 4:22 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: NZ Politics Thread
Replies: 33411
Views: 1223821

Re: NZ Politics Thread - NEW ZEALAND ALERT LEVEL TWO THREAD

Extra public holidays when many of us have been unable to work for 6 weeks. FFS. The only way for Kiwis to have money to spend on domestic tourism is to do their jobs and make value. Not take a another day off. This is inject yourself with bleach levels of dumb. Should get rid of all public holiday...
by TheDocForgotHisLogon
Tue May 12, 2020 5:17 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Boris goooooone or just Cummings?
Replies: 10387
Views: 235716

Re: Boris goooooone or going?

Relax Bimbo. Jesus I find the idea people believe the economy is “controlled” to this extent rather scary, that someone believes they’d “control” a massive fall even scarier. WHat do you think the government was doing when it engineered the lockdown? :lol: :lol: :lol: There's a world of difference ...
by TheDocForgotHisLogon
Mon May 11, 2020 8:02 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: NZ Politics Thread
Replies: 33411
Views: 1223821

Re: NZ Politics Thread - NEW ZEALAND ALERT LEVEL THREE THREA

I haven't even shaved since the start of it. I'm now looking like Sam Whitelock, if he was short fat and Scottish.
by TheDocForgotHisLogon
Mon May 11, 2020 6:26 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: NZ Politics Thread
Replies: 33411
Views: 1223821

Re: NZ Politics Thread - NEW ZEALAND ALERT LEVEL THREE THREA

Does any one know if bars also means just your local pub? Not a big actual bar goer Apparently on the news the other day they were saying you have to be seated and not actually go to the bar. Pubs don't have waiters You'll need to be seated at the pub, and they'll need to organise table service. Mi...
by TheDocForgotHisLogon
Mon May 11, 2020 5:44 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: NZ Politics Thread
Replies: 33411
Views: 1223821

Re: NZ Politics Thread - NEW ZEALAND ALERT LEVEL THREE THREA

Does any one know if bars also means just your local pub? Not a big actual bar goer Apparently on the news the other day they were saying you have to be seated and not actually go to the bar. Pubs don't have waiters You'll need to be seated at the pub, and they'll need to organise table service. Mi...
by TheDocForgotHisLogon
Mon May 11, 2020 1:18 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: NZ Politics Thread
Replies: 33411
Views: 1223821

Re: NZ Politics Thread - NEW ZEALAND ALERT LEVEL THREE THREA

Just as well we have two centrists parties always vieing for power then, isn't it. Yup that's a good thing, as are three-year terms. Means lurches in either direction are pretty much impossible. Does mean that competence is key though, and this government hasn't proven competent at delivering anyth...
by TheDocForgotHisLogon
Mon May 11, 2020 1:12 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: NZ Politics Thread
Replies: 33411
Views: 1223821

Re: NZ Politics Thread - NEW ZEALAND ALERT LEVEL THREE THREA

The explanation was they we could get everything we need under one roof and then get home. Made sense - then!! Not sure it really worked out though. Most of the supermarkets I was in were a shit-show of people passing each other instead of waiting, no one-way systems in the isles, no wiping down of...
by TheDocForgotHisLogon
Fri May 08, 2020 2:24 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: NZ Politics Thread
Replies: 33411
Views: 1223821

Re: NZ Politics Thread - NEW ZEALAND ALERT LEVEL THREE THREA

JB1981 wrote:Kelvin Davis having tourism is like hiding Chris Martin in the field. It looked as safe as anywhere and now we are holding our breath as he lines up one of the most important catches of the season.
Hahaha. That's stolen for my 4pm beersies.
by TheDocForgotHisLogon
Fri May 08, 2020 2:20 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: NZ Politics Thread
Replies: 33411
Views: 1223821

Re: NZ Politics Thread - NEW ZEALAND ALERT LEVEL THREE THREA

The whole app thing is a bit of a diversion really. Ity might occasionally be helpful to trace the odd contact but for it to be truly effective you need 80%+ uptake -not going to happen. Even Singapore, one of the most wired up and compliant populations in the world only got 40%? from memory. So if...
by TheDocForgotHisLogon
Fri May 08, 2020 1:55 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: NZ Politics Thread
Replies: 33411
Views: 1223821

Re: NZ Politics Thread - NEW ZEALAND ALERT LEVEL THREE THREA

Just watched tourism minister Kelvin Davis discussing the Govt plan for the recovery of the tourism industry with Paul Henry. What a f**king car crash. :uhoh: Davis or Henry? Davis. He is a complete and utter incompetent who has no business being a Govt minister. I'm not sure he is fit for any port...
by TheDocForgotHisLogon
Thu May 07, 2020 9:09 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: NZ Politics Thread
Replies: 33411
Views: 1223821

Re: NZ Politics Thread - NEW ZEALAND ALERT LEVEL THREE THREA

Quite keen that the proposed Feilding plastic recycling plant gets the go-ahead from the stimulus plan. Seems a much better idea to process plastic recycling here than send it overseas to a diminishing number of countries to, in all likelihood, be dumped anyway. Seems like a pretty small investment...
by TheDocForgotHisLogon
Wed May 06, 2020 7:34 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: NZ Politics Thread
Replies: 33411
Views: 1223821

Re: NZ Politics Thread - NEW ZEALAND ALERT LEVEL THREE THREA

BTW WTF happened to Emmerdale? When I was growing up it I understood it was some couthy show about sheep-worriers drinking mild and wanking on about harvests... I asked this exact question of my mate when I happened to see it when living in England. Apparently Amos and his ilk weren't sexy and mode...
by TheDocForgotHisLogon
Wed May 06, 2020 2:19 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: NZ Politics Thread
Replies: 33411
Views: 1223821

Re: NZ Politics Thread - NEW ZEALAND ALERT LEVEL THREE THREA

Mr Mike wrote:
TheDocForgotHisLogon wrote:
TheDocForgotHisLogon wrote:Right - showtime!

We're on a hattrick here...
Two new cases. Boooo.
Selfish bastards.
Haha. Sounds like one of them is one of those cases South Korea's seen where people who'd had it and who've recovered are still testing +ve.