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by MrJonno
Tue Jan 19, 2021 1:42 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: POTUS-DONALD TRUMP-and U.S. Politics catch-all
Replies: 128504
Views: 5521392

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

Mick how about if there is no evidence of fraud found and when Biden becomes president next January, you have to flounce? There has been evidence. Many people gave written and verbal evidence of fraud at numerous hearings. The fact it has not been tried in court is irrelevant Looks like there will ...
by MrJonno
Mon Jan 18, 2021 6:12 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: POTUS-DONALD TRUMP-and U.S. Politics catch-all
Replies: 128504
Views: 5521392

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

Pentagon tells Trump to fudge off when he asks for a military parade and send off. Hopefully the crew of Air Force One tell him the same thing when he lands in Florida, and toss his bags out onto the tarmac... https://www.nzherald.co.nz/world/us-election-donald-trumps-request-for-huge-military-styl...
by MrJonno
Thu Jan 14, 2021 5:24 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: POTUS-DONALD TRUMP-and U.S. Politics catch-all
Replies: 128504
Views: 5521392

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

6.9. 6.98 Final offer, in the the spirit of this thread and its goal of "bipartisan civility". It's a time to heal. *spits on hand* - deal. This is how all politics should be done. I can certainly accept that result even though I know you are both terrorist nazi/communist scum*. *And I know that be...
by MrJonno
Thu Jan 14, 2021 5:00 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: POTUS-DONALD TRUMP-and U.S. Politics catch-all
Replies: 128504
Views: 5521392

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

These fascists certainly knew their way around the Capitol Building. Maybe the woman in this clip was the electrician that wired the place or something..... 😳 https://twitter.com/kristinminkdc/status/1349259399404126208?s=21 The guy stealing the hard disk at around 1:52-1:55 as well :shock: He was ...
by MrJonno
Wed Jan 13, 2021 9:13 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: POTUS-DONALD TRUMP-and U.S. Politics catch-all
Replies: 128504
Views: 5521392

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

Just been watching videos of people being arrested or put on no-fly lists because they stormed the Capitol. The Schadenfreude is delicious. I honestly don't know if my dopamine levels will ever get back to normal. Maybe THIS is the new normal. Then you need to watch this... https://twitter.com/BL0N...
by MrJonno
Tue Jan 12, 2021 5:07 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: POTUS-DONALD TRUMP-and U.S. Politics catch-all
Replies: 128504
Views: 5521392

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

The impeachment charge is laughable - there is no way saying "If you don't fight like hell, you're not going to have a country anymore", can be proven to be an incitement to violence - 'fight like hell' is a metaphor that can be used in 1,000 everday situations, without encouragement of violence be...
by MrJonno
Mon Jan 11, 2021 10:44 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: POTUS-DONALD TRUMP-and U.S. Politics catch-all
Replies: 128504
Views: 5521392

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

Mick Mannock wrote: Mon Jan 11, 2021 9:49 am You are a bit of a fascist Towny.

Flick a switch...turn on the gas...
Yeah, if you get banned it'll be just exactly like the holocaust
by MrJonno
Fri Jan 08, 2021 7:55 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: POTUS-DONALD TRUMP-and U.S. Politics catch-all
Replies: 128504
Views: 5521392

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

I'm in two minds about removing Trump from office or forcing the situation once Biden is in. Clearly he's completely unfit and has been since, at the very least, the election but honestly the best way to deal with him is to ignore/brush his jibes off. Like you would a bully. Which is essentially wh...
by MrJonno
Fri Jan 08, 2021 6:55 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: POTUS-DONALD TRUMP-and U.S. Politics catch-all
Replies: 128504
Views: 5521392

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

I'm in two minds about removing Trump from office or forcing the situation once Biden is in. Clearly he's completely unfit and has been since, at the very least, the election but honestly the best way to deal with him is to ignore/brush his jibes off. Like you would a bully. Which is essentially wh...
by MrJonno
Thu Jan 07, 2021 3:12 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: POTUS-DONALD TRUMP-and U.S. Politics catch-all
Replies: 128504
Views: 5521392

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

Does anyone else find it a bit odd how three people died from "medical events" during today's storming of the Capitol Building? I mean, I know a lot of the MAGA cult members are obese, but I find it impossible that three of them died from natural causes over the space of a few hours. You need to be...
by MrJonno
Thu Jan 07, 2021 2:33 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: POTUS-DONALD TRUMP-and U.S. Politics catch-all
Replies: 128504
Views: 5521392

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

Congresswoman whatserface just pointed out the scary fact that Trump currently has the nuclear codes but he's not allowed to use twitter
by MrJonno
Thu Jan 07, 2021 2:12 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: POTUS-DONALD TRUMP-and U.S. Politics catch-all
Replies: 128504
Views: 5521392

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

I'm shocked, totally shocked..... first Mulvaney and then CNN state that Special Envoy to NI is a nothing job..... this sh1t just got serious, STORM THE C..... hold on, has that been done already?
by MrJonno
Wed Jan 06, 2021 9:11 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: POTUS-DONALD TRUMP-and U.S. Politics catch-all
Replies: 128504
Views: 5521392

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

More and more ex-military types going into politics in the USA The society seems beholden to the military Bingo! Living in Myanmar I was an election observer for the recent elections here. There was talk in the run up of delaying the elections because of Covid but I thought that unlikely as they wa...
by MrJonno
Wed Jan 06, 2021 8:35 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: POTUS-DONALD TRUMP-and U.S. Politics catch-all
Replies: 128504
Views: 5521392

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

More and more ex-military types going into politics in the USA The society seems beholden to the military Bingo! Living in Myanmar I was an election observer for the recent elections here. There was talk in the run up of delaying the elections because of Covid but I thought that unlikely as they wa...
by MrJonno
Wed Jan 06, 2021 8:27 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: POTUS-DONALD TRUMP-and U.S. Politics catch-all
Replies: 128504
Views: 5521392

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

If Democrats win both seats that is down mostly (entirely?) to Trump. Surely rational Republicans have to come out strongly to try and destroy the cult of Donald.
by MrJonno
Sun Jan 03, 2021 5:38 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: What band would you like to see before you/they die?
Replies: 54
Views: 1428

Re: What band would you like to see before you/they die?

I was a huge REM fan through late school and uni and was so looking forward to seeing them in Dublin in '95 (I think), then a pal phoned me from Guernsey and said it was brilliant, so I sold my ticket and got a flight to Guernsey. It was a great summer so I can't work out whether I should be disappo...
by MrJonno
Thu Dec 31, 2020 8:56 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: POTUS-DONALD TRUMP-and U.S. Politics catch-all
Replies: 128504
Views: 5521392

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

Mick Mannock wrote: Thu Dec 31, 2020 8:34 am But Eric Coomer said this was not possible

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aVyBv2Z6_SQ
Nobody, but NOBODY, has said it is not possible to make unsubstantiated claims.

You and your pals on here have chosen a very strange cross to martyr yourselves on
by MrJonno
Sun Dec 20, 2020 4:32 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Boris cancels Christmas
Replies: 141
Views: 6748

Re: Boris cancels Christmas

Interesting scenes at London's stations as thousands leg it before new rules bite. :uhoh: I saw those pictures of queues outside St.Pancreas station last night. I thought both stupid and yet I could empathise with them. Glad I don't have to move to see family. The irony for me is I was sent home on...
by MrJonno
Sun Dec 20, 2020 5:48 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Official Irish Rugby Thread
Replies: 441300
Views: 16538396

Re: The Official Irish Rugby Thread

Full match up already: https://youtu.be/KbW9troCpMI Thanks. It was 01.00 at half time here and having watched the Ulster match I couldn't put myself through another defeat. Just watched it now and I realise what happened. Munster won by accident through their own stupidity and naivety. For some rea...
by MrJonno
Sat Dec 19, 2020 7:01 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Official Irish Rugby Thread
Replies: 441300
Views: 16538396

Re: The Official Irish Rugby Thread

Winnie wrote: Sat Dec 19, 2020 6:54 pm Jumper would give the try there
Well it clearly wasn't knocked on in the act of trying to score because POM wouldn't allow that in his team.
by MrJonno
Sat Dec 19, 2020 5:59 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Official Irish Rugby Thread
Replies: 441300
Views: 16538396

Re: The Official Irish Rugby Thread

TBF to the ref, if he wanted to chalk that one off he could have
by MrJonno
Sat Dec 19, 2020 5:47 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Official Irish Rugby Thread
Replies: 441300
Views: 16538396

Re: The Official Irish Rugby Thread

He is just waiting and looking to give decisions to Gloucester
by MrJonno
Sat Dec 19, 2020 5:44 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Official Irish Rugby Thread
Replies: 441300
Views: 16538396

Re: The Official Irish Rugby Thread

This ref is unbelievable, that is the easiest pen try decision he will ever have to make and he only gave it after the TMO essentially called him a dumb plum
by MrJonno
Mon Dec 14, 2020 2:21 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: RUGBY WORLD CUP FRANCE 2023 DRAW - Monday, 14 December 11:30 GMT
Replies: 164
Views: 6893

Re: RUGBY WORLD CUP FRANCE 2023 DRAW - Monday, 14 December 11:30 GMT

Theflier wrote: Mon Dec 14, 2020 1:53 pm
Jim Lahey wrote: Mon Dec 14, 2020 1:46 pm
Derwyn wrote: Mon Dec 14, 2020 1:45 pm I don’t think it is fair for Pool B to have two South African teams.
3 tbf.
The Scots love their Saffers as well.
Wasn't there more Saffers than Scots playing when the two met this Autumn?
I'm not sure, it really depends on how many Scots play for SA.
by MrJonno
Mon Dec 14, 2020 2:19 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: RUGBY WORLD CUP FRANCE 2023 DRAW - Monday, 14 December 11:30 GMT
Replies: 164
Views: 6893

Re: RUGBY WORLD CUP FRANCE 2023 DRAW - Monday, 14 December 11:30 GMT

I'd say that's a success for Ireland. Legitimately go out in the quarters against NZ rather than face the hope then heartbreak and ignominy of crashing out against Wales after beating everybody in our group.
by MrJonno
Sun Dec 13, 2020 7:38 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Official Irish Rugby Thread
Replies: 441300
Views: 16538396

Re: The Official Irish Rugby Thread

Why do Munster not want to win this? I stayed up to watch this (its 01.07 at the moment) and I'm too proud to admit to the missus that it is sh1te and go to bed as she thought it was a stupid idea to stay up.
by MrJonno
Sun Dec 13, 2020 3:55 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread
Replies: 23092
Views: 549336

Re: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread

Just to be clear, it was the UK that insisted on that , really put its foot down and refused to budge against the wishes of, among others, Germany and France. The British press presented this as being forced on the UK by the EU (even though it was the other way around) so the UK then wanted to be a...
by MrJonno
Sun Dec 13, 2020 2:22 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread
Replies: 23092
Views: 549336

Re: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread

As an outsider, it seems crazy to me that EU supporters think it's some kind of paradise for worker's rights and fair living. It's not, it exists so that Western Europe businesses can continue to have access to a larger labour force. In the 90s it was realised that the shrinking populations and hig...
by MrJonno
Fri Dec 11, 2020 11:21 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Official Irish Rugby Thread
Replies: 441300
Views: 16538396

Re: The Official Irish Rugby Thread

Ridiculous having an Irish TMO for an Irish team in Europe. Tendency will be to overcompensate and screw the Irish team. :lol: :lol: In my experience that it true. A few years ago when there was more parity between the Welsh and Irish teams in the ProX it always seemed that in Irish Welsh games, if...
by MrJonno
Fri Dec 11, 2020 2:07 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: POTUS-DONALD TRUMP-and U.S. Politics catch-all
Replies: 128504
Views: 5521392

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

I thought decimate meant reducing to 10% of the original size/number? Taking off 10% doesn’t sound as extreme... It's reduce by 10%. Which is why pedants get annoyed with its common usage. Thanks. If I wasn’t just on my phone - and still sipping coffee at 6.30am - I’d have looked it up myself. I've...
by MrJonno
Fri Dec 11, 2020 7:44 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: POTUS-DONALD TRUMP-and U.S. Politics catch-all
Replies: 128504
Views: 5521392

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

Damn, that’s a mike drop moment right there. There is something almost sensual about being able to use the word decimate literally. But by literally do you mean literally or do you mean literally, because you know, its more or less its own antonym now. Mind you, in tandem with decimate, if someone ...
by MrJonno
Wed Dec 09, 2020 12:49 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Are the IOC taking the actual pïss?
Replies: 80
Views: 5196

Re: Are the IOC taking the actual pïss?

As a side note, between 1912 and 1948 you could win olympic gold in, among other things, 'mixed architecture' and 'town planning'.
by MrJonno
Wed Dec 09, 2020 12:14 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Aliens are Real - Expert
Replies: 161
Views: 4970

Re: Aliens are Real - Expert

... and also the Fermi Paradox. The Drake equation doesn't assume intergalactic travel and/or the ability to harness the power of a star by constructing some artifact around it. What it does have is statistical analysis..... which the Fermi Paradox doesn't. The Fermi Paradox doesn't assume any of t...
by MrJonno
Wed Dec 09, 2020 10:09 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Overrated cities?
Replies: 347
Views: 13080

Re: Overrated cities?

Cairo - shit hole. Absolute armpit. Athens also. Yes, Athens is an absolute shithole When I lived in Athens and people would come and visit they used to think I was rude when I advised that Athens was worth 1 night and that was only to see me, have an afternoon sightseeing and rest and then feck of...
by MrJonno
Wed Dec 09, 2020 9:38 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Aliens are Real - Expert
Replies: 161
Views: 4970

Re: Aliens are Real - Expert

There's no evidence, but there is plenty of statistical analysis that ranges the possibilities. That's the whole point of the drake equation. ... and also the Fermi Paradox. The Drake equation doesn't assume intergalactic travel and/or the ability to harness the power of a star by constructing some...
by MrJonno
Wed Dec 09, 2020 9:23 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Overrated cities?
Replies: 347
Views: 13080

Re: Overrated cities?

I have a genuine, deep dislike not just for Venice but for people who like it. Smelly, overpriced example of the triumph of engineering over intelligence. Just because you can do something doesn't mean its a good idea.

And just up the road you have Padua, a bloody great spot.
by MrJonno
Tue Dec 08, 2020 11:16 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Aliens are Real - Expert
Replies: 161
Views: 4970

Re: Aliens are Real - Expert

I think we can all agree that with no knowledge of what is the catalyst for life on earth and no way of determining if life exists on any planets outside our solar system (and we are still determining places within out own solar system where life may exist and puzzling out ways of finding out - so i...
by MrJonno
Tue Dec 08, 2020 3:26 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Aliens are Real - Expert
Replies: 161
Views: 4970

Re: Aliens are Real - Expert

Well, this is the problem really. The Fermi Paradox is basically saying, "we should have some evidence already, given all the factors", and you're saying, "it's next to meaningless because we haven't even begun to look properly". I think that the Fermi Paradox is asserting that DESPITE being relati...
by MrJonno
Tue Dec 08, 2020 3:04 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Aliens are Real - Expert
Replies: 161
Views: 4970

Re: Aliens are Real - Expert

Mog: Yeah, I agree with all that. Still life needn't be in our "neighbourhood". Even if a typical galaxy only throws up a couple of instances of life it still counts. Also there is no need to assume any living planet will currently harbour a technological civilisation. After all ours has only been ...
by MrJonno
Tue Dec 08, 2020 2:14 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Aliens are Real - Expert
Replies: 161
Views: 4970

Re: Aliens are Real - Expert

Mog: Yeah, I agree with all that. Still life needn't be in our "neighbourhood". Even if a typical galaxy only throws up a couple of instances of life it still counts. Also there is no need to assume any living planet will currently harbour a technological civilisation. After all ours has only been ...