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by Benthos
Thu Jan 28, 2021 3:11 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Left or Right politically
Replies: 17
Views: 603

Re: Left or Right politically

:lol:
by Benthos
Thu Jan 28, 2021 2:58 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Left or Right politically
Replies: 17
Views: 603

Re: Left or Right politically

The weird thing is the company was set up by - and named after - his old man, who by all accounts is (was?) a softly spoken and serious intellectual with proper pedagogical chops. #1 son couldn't be more different - or less suited to the company image. When I started giving him presentational tips,...
by Benthos
Thu Jan 28, 2021 2:21 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Australian republic....gooooooooooooone
Replies: 97
Views: 2466

Re: Australian republic....gooooooooooooone

There's no such thing as balance in the Westminster system. I love it when people who live in a republic tell us how to run our democracy. ;) The Westminster system functions so well, in so many countries (including closely related versions in, e.g. Japan, India) because of the checks and balances ...
by Benthos
Thu Jan 28, 2021 2:16 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Australian republic....gooooooooooooone
Replies: 97
Views: 2466

Re: Australian republic....gooooooooooooone

...There's no such thing as balance in the Westminster system. Que? Separation of powers / Latimer House Principles not balanced?? Love your insight into the US political scene, especially your impressive knowledge of US political history, which has always provided fascinating context to the travai...
by Benthos
Thu Jan 28, 2021 1:40 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Left or Right politically
Replies: 17
Views: 603

Re: Left or Right politically

The weird thing is the company was set up by - and named after - his old man, who by all accounts is (was?) a softly spoken and serious intellectual with proper pedagogical chops. #1 son couldn't be more different - or less suited to the company image. When I started giving him presentational tips, ...
by Benthos
Thu Jan 28, 2021 1:33 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Spam and eggs
Replies: 48
Views: 1368

Re: Spam and eggs

3.8 cans per second consumed in the US. We used to have fried spam as school dinner. Disgucting. No wonder there are so many people with heart problems with the salt and fat in those tins. https://drmalcolmkendrick.org/2014/05/13/salt-is-good-for-you/ Have a look at this re salt. :lol: Reding that ...
by Benthos
Wed Jan 27, 2021 3:49 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Left or Right politically
Replies: 17
Views: 603

Re: Left or Right politically

Left or Right poltial leanings. I struggle with this as I think I'm mostly right, but definitely have leanings towards left. Case I point. 17 year old in Alexandra Hills Brisbane Qld Aus. 50 previous convictions (allegedly) steals a car, high as f..k does all sorts of crazy shit. Then ends up killi...
by Benthos
Wed Jan 27, 2021 12:28 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: You can choose ONE song. Just one. Choose wisely...
Replies: 80
Views: 1886

Re: You can choose ONE song. Just one. Choose wisely...

Kerrrrist.. one??

V hard not to caveat this with a myriad close-calls/runners-up, but dem iz da rulz, so...

Fluke; Slide
by Benthos
Wed Jan 27, 2021 11:33 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Left or Right politically
Replies: 17
Views: 603

Re: Left or Right politically

Farktiffeyeno.

I am, however, delighted that Owen Jones has deigned to grace our humble forum with his bon mots.

Who do you fancy for the 6 Nations? And - norks or gtfo! [/backrow]
by Benthos
Sat Dec 12, 2020 5:50 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Dame Babs Windsor / Peggy Mitchell ... gone
Replies: 8
Views: 700

Re: Dame Babs Windsor / Peggy Mitchell ... gone

RIP Babs - you are, and always will be, carrion.
by Benthos
Thu Dec 03, 2020 10:05 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Culture Wars Mega Thread
Replies: 2351
Views: 124416

Re: The Culture Wars Mega Thread

Very, very, very, very, very, VERY, dark blue. :lol: :lol: :lol: On that point, like JM & SS we had to undergo micro-aggression training at work today. I was told I can no longer use the expression “black paint”... . . . . . ...from now on I have to say “Leroy, please could you paint that wall?” I’...
by Benthos
Tue Nov 10, 2020 2:57 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Possible? Practical? Desirable? Or just shtyuppid?
Replies: 29
Views: 1206

Re: Possible? Practical? Desirable? Or just shtyuppid?

Santa wrote: Tue Nov 10, 2020 12:21 am Would there be a wank detector or would people just have to live with it?
Is this about 'Swing Low'? Covered above.
by Benthos
Tue Nov 10, 2020 12:11 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Possible? Practical? Desirable? Or just shtyuppid?
Replies: 29
Views: 1206

Re: Possible? Practical? Desirable? Or just shtyuppid?

This is not that different from what the NBA did; they had a huge video board where fans had their faces put up, and their cheers were part of a mix that included canned crowd noise to give some semblance of a normal crowd. On the phone now so I'll just post this link, but I encourage you to google...
by Benthos
Mon Nov 09, 2020 11:51 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Possible? Practical? Desirable? Or just shtyuppid?
Replies: 29
Views: 1206

Re: Possible? Practical? Desirable? Or just shtyuppid?

Jeez Benthos. Do you react this way every time you pitch an idea and no-one else does cartwheels? :uhoh: Nope, just when I'm interacting with dribbling bivalves who don't - or can't - read what has been written. Backrow and Mog dismissed my idea because they don't like fake crowd noise, which was n...
by Benthos
Mon Nov 09, 2020 7:24 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Possible? Practical? Desirable? Or just shtyuppid?
Replies: 29
Views: 1206

Re: Possible? Practical? Desirable? Or just shtyuppid?

Stopped reading after the first sentance. The fake crowd noises during the COVID lockdown are f-cking stupid. It was a breath of fresh air to see France v Ireland in Paris where they didn't bother with that fake canned bullsh!t. Felt like being on the sideline. Much better. Fück a stoat is everyone...
by Benthos
Mon Nov 09, 2020 7:11 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Possible? Practical? Desirable? Or just shtyuppid?
Replies: 29
Views: 1206

Re: Possible? Practical? Desirable? Or just shtyuppid?

Stopped reading after the first sentance. The fake crowd noises during the COVID lockdown are f-cking stupid. It was a breath of fresh air to see France v Ireland in Paris where they didn't bother with that fake canned bullsh!t. Felt like being on the sideline. Much better. Fück a stoat is everyone...
by Benthos
Mon Nov 09, 2020 5:07 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Possible? Practical? Desirable? Or just shtyuppid?
Replies: 29
Views: 1206

Re: Possible? Practical? Desirable? Or just shtyuppid?

Have read this thread twice, don’t understand it :thumbup: Fake crowd noise is shit It's not fake! Well, not artificial . Generated by fans at home, who for the pric.. Oh, it's yeeb... Imagine if you could spaff on the norks of your chosen sleeping non-Kiwi while shouting "get your tits out, Billie...
by Benthos
Mon Nov 09, 2020 8:19 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Possible? Practical? Desirable? Or just shtyuppid?
Replies: 29
Views: 1206

Re: Possible? Practical? Desirable? Or just shtyuppid?

Nearly forgot: special plug in that, as soon as the mic detects a strangled “Swiiiiing Looowwwww...” an app immediately downloads kiddie porn, takes a screenshot and auto emails it to Derek Noble...
by Benthos
Mon Nov 09, 2020 8:14 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Possible? Practical? Desirable? Or just shtyuppid?
Replies: 29
Views: 1206

Re: Possible? Practical? Desirable? Or just shtyuppid?

Yes, I like that patch for Benthorama 1.0! I initially thought that because the TV view would be preferable, the individual seat view wouldn’t work - but, for orfenticitee it would be a nice touch. Maybe if there wasn’t a mic with each camera the feedback wouldn’t be an issue (with everyone getting ...
by Benthos
Sat Nov 07, 2020 8:14 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Possible? Practical? Desirable? Or just shtyuppid?
Replies: 29
Views: 1206

Possible? Practical? Desirable? Or just shtyuppid?

No one likes to watch rugby (or indeed any similar sport) without the noise of the crowd. Indeed, without a crowd are there really home and away fixtures any more?? I was at the PS when my beloved rosbifs last lost to the hobbits and although we were in the driving seat for most of the first half, I...
by Benthos
Fri Aug 28, 2020 11:55 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Friday choons
Replies: 1680
Views: 151929

Re: Friday choons

Mighty wordsmith Benthos, fvcker of the mentally disabled. If you insist, but give your minge a scrub this time, eh? There’s a poppet x Tell us all again how you seduced the mentally challenged homeless woman... ...and can we try a different approach to our pillow talk? Beginning to think you might...
by Benthos
Fri Aug 28, 2020 11:27 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Friday choons
Replies: 1680
Views: 151929

Re: Friday choons

mr bungle wrote: Fri Aug 28, 2020 10:55 am Mighty wordsmith Benthos, fvcker of the mentally disabled.
If you insist, but give your minge a scrub this time, eh? There’s a poppet x
by Benthos
Fri Aug 28, 2020 10:51 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Friday choons
Replies: 1680
Views: 151929

Re: Friday choons

Jensra going for quantity as usual... Yeah he has f**ked this thread properly Then create a fred for Tones and I covers of Jedward classics, you dribbling palestines. Jensra: don't listen to these cultural nematodes, and keep 'em coming, boet! Possibly RR, but one from Angelina's uncle / Jon Voight...
by Benthos
Sun Aug 16, 2020 1:11 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Play this at my funeral - not a dry eye in the house
Replies: 56
Views: 3187

Re: Play this at my function eral - not a dry eye in the hou

Ideally my funeral would be a Tibetan gig where my 18stones of offal is left out for Himalayan vultures. Given the Doris (who will defo outlive me) has me told that defo isn’t happening, wherever she bungs me, these are the choontz... As the few mortals that give a toss rock up... ...everyone seated...
by Benthos
Wed Jul 29, 2020 8:13 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Pretentious Names
Replies: 168
Views: 5833

Re: Pretentious Names

Posted previously - not pretentious, but as the fred's evolved to includedaft/amusing names... Used to work in a mushroom farm with two ol' Suffolk girls called Rosie Bottom and Ophelia Balls. When the latter got married, she was 'Ophelia Balls-Tailor' for a bit, until someone pointed out (she wasn'...
by Benthos
Wed Jul 29, 2020 8:08 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Pretentious Names
Replies: 168
Views: 5833

Re: Pretentious Names

happyhooker wrote:
SaintK wrote:
Hellraiser wrote:I've encountered a Max Factor. I shit you not.
Guy where I worked was named Roger Boyes :shock: :shock: :lol:
Wasn't a guy by the same name the bbc radio correspondent years back? Then there was a massive paedophile case to cover......
You couldn't make it up...
by Benthos
Sun Jun 21, 2020 10:52 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Has anyone benefitted from Coronavirus pandemic?
Replies: 100
Views: 2687

Re: Has anyone benefitted from Coronavirus pandemic?

Saint wrote:

Nice. Will take a deeper look
Carriacou FTW. Green Roof Hotel in particular. And seek out Taylorcoy’s shack for a few ‘Jackiron’s if he’s still alive. But if you prefer upmarket to fish market, worth looking at La Luna on the mainland.
by Benthos
Sun Mar 29, 2020 9:03 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: WTF??
Replies: 14
Views: 1306

Re: WTF??

Enzedder wrote:mr Musk's project Starlink stuff.

They're neat eh

I saw them for the first time last week - most impressed
Who farken knew?

Lots of people, it seems.

I farken didn’t!

But now I do - cool. If a trifle disappointing...
by Benthos
Sun Mar 29, 2020 8:55 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: WTF??
Replies: 14
Views: 1306

WTF??

Looking now at the skies over East Anglia and I clocked the space station, which was nice...

Along with (and counting) 20 evenly spaced but quiet bright lights following a similar trajectory.

Anyone seeing what I’m seeing - or drinking what I’m drinking??
by Benthos
Mon Mar 16, 2020 3:24 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans
Replies: 33801
Views: 937798

Re: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans

This is not parody. Thousands to pray at Western Wall for end to COVID-19 epidemic Thousands of Jews to pray at Western Wall, in effort to stop the COVID-19 epidemic. 'We are committed to every person,' Rabbi Eliyahu says. http://www.israelnationalnews.com/News/News.aspx/276027 I initially read tha...
by Benthos
Fri Mar 06, 2020 10:36 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Watching the left eat itself over Gender Politics
Replies: 205
Views: 7972

Re: Watching the left eat itself over Gender Politics

hermes-trismegistus wrote:...a fizzing slush of chemicals in a bony soup bowl.
Made me effervesce (a bit more)
by Benthos
Thu Feb 20, 2020 12:19 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Twist In The Barani
Replies: 479
Views: 19921

Re: Twist of the Wrist

Glowbuzz, are you sure you want to publicly imply any personal links to RC? I’m not regurgitating tawdry rumour, here... even to an innocent 13yr old paperboy it seemed peculiar that he had so many nephews roughly my age, and who seemed to only ever stay with their affectionate Uncle Robert the onc...
by Benthos
Tue Feb 18, 2020 2:54 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Twist In The Barani
Replies: 479
Views: 19921

Re: Twist of the Wrist

Glowbuzz, are you sure you want to publicly imply any personal links to RC? I’m not regurgitating tawdry rumour, here... even to an innocent 13yr old paperboy it seemed peculiar that he had so many nephews roughly my age, and who seemed to only ever stay with their affectionate Uncle Robert the once...
by Benthos
Mon Feb 10, 2020 5:50 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The OFFICIAL filum thread 2.0.Accept no substitues.
Replies: 9424
Views: 648453

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

Just watched 1917 ... liked it a lot! Are there Class 3 rapids and a big ass waterfall in that part of France? I’m fairly sure there ain’t. Also, he was heading for - IIRC - one mile south of that town, and I don’t think he’d be able to get there by river, as all rivers in that region would presuma...
by Benthos
Sat Feb 08, 2020 11:01 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Peak woke?
Replies: 213
Views: 8606

Re: Peak woke?

...quite funny directing that at Benthos btw, who actually studied under the evil Nick Land, the original neo-reactionary / accelerationist synthesist. ‘Studied under’ is a stretch! The morning of my Current French Philosophy Final I was advised that I should introduce myself to the course tutor an...
by Benthos
Sat Feb 08, 2020 2:46 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Peak woke?
Replies: 213
Views: 8606

Re: Peak woke?

As if you yourself engage with anything in good faith, without a readily apparent malice underpinning almost everything you say. :| Senescence can look after himself, but his question seemed civil enough to me - certainly waaaaay less malice in there than most of your posts, directed as they so oft...
by Benthos
Mon Feb 03, 2020 1:19 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Culture Wars Mega Thread
Replies: 2351
Views: 124416

Re: The Culture Wars Mega Thread

It would appear the shelf behind is decorated with casts of other vaginas. Nice touch. 13, 2, 1, 8, 11, 9, etc. The 9th from the right’s probably hers, as if I had 3 clitorides* I too would spend all day wedging balls of wool (or pretty much anything I could lay my hands on) up my fanny. Unless of ...
by Benthos
Mon Feb 03, 2020 2:07 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: McGeechan: Collapsed in Comm Box NOW.
Replies: 107
Views: 8135

Re: McGeechan: Collapsed in Comm Box NOW.

So a warning for getting into an argument with you, because I backed up Duff's opinion that your desire to be the first to break the news about Geech's health problems came across as a bit 'off'? I'm not fu c king trolling, at this stage I'm trading insults with you and enjoying it because you make...
by Benthos
Sat Feb 01, 2020 11:00 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: HitchHiking
Replies: 21
Views: 929

Re: HitchHiking

Meh. Pros & cons - just ask sorCeror Do you remember Dick Tracy? Do you remember Shane? And mother wants you (Shoo... Shoo... Shoo...) Could you see him selling tickets Where the buzzard circles over Shane "The body on the plain" Did you understand the reference, globus, Or was it all in vain? Btw ...