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by towny
Fri Jul 23, 2021 11:36 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Quick Covid-19 Test Question
Replies: 38
Views: 410

Re: Quick Covid-19 Test Question

Obviously there is a clear and sensible explanation for it, I'm just looking for some reassurance so it can be forgotten about. Ethylene oxide is a gas, it diffuses away. Are you laboring under the misunderstanding that it sticks to the swabs? As a bored expert on Covid, vaccines, etc, do you know ...
by towny
Fri Jul 23, 2021 11:30 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Should The Rugby Championship be called off?
Replies: 98
Views: 2988

Re: Should The Rugby Championship be called off?

Will be nice if the Springbokke can do a long tour to NZ. Playing midweek matches vs the NZ provinces. The Mitre Ten Cup teams or would you want the Super Rugby Clubs to reconvene? Provinces. Super Rugby Clubs = franchises. So you actually want a test team to play third tier sides. Okay…. 👍 Super r...
by towny
Fri Jul 23, 2021 8:35 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Should The Rugby Championship be called off?
Replies: 98
Views: 2988

Re: Should The Rugby Championship be called off?

Will be nice if the Springbokke can do a long tour to NZ. Playing midweek matches vs the NZ provinces. The Mitre Ten Cup teams or would you want the Super Rugby Clubs to reconvene? Provinces. Super Rugby Clubs = franchises. So you actually want a test team to play third tier sides. Okay…. 👍 Nah you...
by towny
Fri Jul 23, 2021 2:23 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Bledisloe Cup I: All Blacks vs Wallabies: MATCH THREAD: Sat 7th Aug
Replies: 158
Views: 3431

Re: Bledisloe Cup I: All Blacks vs Wallabies: MATCH THREAD: Sat 7th Aug

jdogscoop wrote: Fri Jul 23, 2021 2:21 pm I love the fact that we bag the shit out of each other but still want rugby to be played.

If the trans-tasman alliance is in such rude ill-heath when I die I will know I have built a bridge and trolled the fvck out of crossing it.

Nice.
Suck my balls.
by towny
Fri Jul 23, 2021 2:22 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Wallabies v France July Tests
Replies: 2422
Views: 37881

Re: Wallabies v France July Tests

Ellafan wrote: Fri Jul 23, 2021 2:16 pm.

You, however, have an excuse for a brain in your bonce, and fingers so robotic as to translate it's cretinous meanderings into print.
Er….. wot? 😳
by towny
Fri Jul 23, 2021 2:21 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: League World Cup Gone*
Replies: 98
Views: 2647

Re: League World Cup Gone*

I’m on the blower now with all my old roller-hockey mates. £15m seems to be the figure we need to get this happening.
by towny
Fri Jul 23, 2021 2:19 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Bledisloe Cup I: All Blacks vs Wallabies: MATCH THREAD: Sat 7th Aug
Replies: 158
Views: 3431

Re: Bledisloe Cup I: All Blacks vs Wallabies: MATCH THREAD: Sat 7th Aug

If the Wobs depart on Sunday they would avoid quarantine, right? Seems like that’s the logical play to me. That is, if the kiwis are prepared to share the revenue. Edit - I had bad info. Kiwis have to come the other way, but they can suck our four inch cocks if they want a share of the gate. Yeah m...
by towny
Fri Jul 23, 2021 2:18 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Bezos gooooone......
Replies: 62
Views: 1964

Re: Bezos gooooone......

Towny just image what could you achieve with your surplus money (considering the due proportions) if you were allowed to pay in taxes no more than one percent of what you generate as income. Giving mine - ok; I would not be able to fund anyway my space travels in new space ships. But definitely I c...
by towny
Fri Jul 23, 2021 2:16 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Bezos gooooone......
Replies: 62
Views: 1964

Re: Bezos gooooone......

Towny just image what could you achieve with your surplus money (considering the due proportions) if you were allowed to pay in taxes no more than one percent of what you generate as income. Giving mine - ok; I would not be able to fund anyway my space travels in new space ships. But definitely I c...
by towny
Fri Jul 23, 2021 2:16 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Bezos gooooone......
Replies: 62
Views: 1964

Re: Bezos gooooone......

Towny just image what could you achieve with your surplus money (considering the due proportions) if you were allowed to pay in taxes no more than one percent of what you generate as income. Giving mine - ok; I would not be able to fund anyway my space travels in new space ships. But definitely I c...
by towny
Fri Jul 23, 2021 2:12 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Bezos gooooone......
Replies: 62
Views: 1964

Re: Bezos gooooone......

Towny just image what could you achieve with your surplus money (considering the due proportions) if you were allowed to pay in taxes no more than one percent of what you generate as income. Giving mine - ok; I would not be able to fund anyway my space travels in new space ships. But definitely I c...
by towny
Fri Jul 23, 2021 2:05 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: League World Cup Gone*
Replies: 98
Views: 2647

Re: League World Cup Gone*

It's not only aus and nz. It's all the other teams too bar the 6n countries just aus and nz is my understanding. for those mocking the world cup, the english gov tipped in 50m pounds for this, so it obviously means something to them too and I really don't think league has massive lobbying power. £5...
by towny
Fri Jul 23, 2021 2:00 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Bledisloe Cup I: All Blacks vs Wallabies: MATCH THREAD: Sat 7th Aug
Replies: 158
Views: 3431

Re: Bledisloe Cup I: All Blacks vs Wallabies: MATCH THREAD: Sat 7th Aug

If the Wobs depart on Sunday they would avoid quarantine, right?
Seems like that’s the logical play to me. That is, if the kiwis are prepared to share the revenue.

Edit - I had bad info. Kiwis have to come the other way, but they can suck our four inch cocks if they want a share of the gate.
by towny
Fri Jul 23, 2021 1:58 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: League World Cup Gone*
Replies: 98
Views: 2647

Re: League World Cup Gone*

Still a big number for such a minor event.
by towny
Fri Jul 23, 2021 1:57 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Should The Rugby Championship be called off?
Replies: 98
Views: 2988

Re: Should The Rugby Championship be called off?

Will be nice if the Springbokke can do a long tour to NZ. Playing midweek matches vs the NZ provinces. The Mitre Ten Cup teams or would you want the Super Rugby Clubs to reconvene? Provinces. Super Rugby Clubs = franchises. So you actually want a test team to play third tier sides. Okay…. 👍
by towny
Fri Jul 23, 2021 1:45 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: League World Cup Gone*
Replies: 98
Views: 2647

Re: League World Cup Gone*

Yeah it's only natural wanting to try something else. 100 people playign league (most are probably rugby players anyway) compared to thousands of playing rugby, is hardly 'growth' for league though. that's literally how rugby league started everywhere it exists. anyway, there is a logical solution ...
by towny
Fri Jul 23, 2021 1:40 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Should The Rugby Championship be called off?
Replies: 98
Views: 2988

Re: Should The Rugby Championship be called off?

OomStruisbaai wrote: Fri Jul 23, 2021 1:37 pm Will be nice if the Springbokke can do a long tour to NZ. Playing midweek matches vs the NZ provinces.
The Mitre Ten Cup teams or would you want the Super Rugby Clubs to reconvene?
by towny
Fri Jul 23, 2021 1:10 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: So, Dozy agrees that China is a dictatorship and the CCP are cvnts
Replies: 179
Views: 3598

Re: So, Dozy agrees that China is a dictatorship and the CCP are cvnts

Dozy wrote: Fri Jul 23, 2021 1:08 pm
Quite amazing that people live in places they hate for so long. It takes a special kinda loser.
How long is too long?? 😳

Asking for a friend.
by towny
Fri Jul 23, 2021 1:09 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Wallabies v France July Tests
Replies: 2422
Views: 37881

Re: Wallabies v France July Tests

You can't judge whether it's premiditated. Yes you can. Courts of law do it all the time, and they do it by considering the clear, objective facts. So should rugby judiciaries, in the cold sober Tuesday morning light. Do you know what objective facts means, as opposed to subjective facts? I'll give...
by towny
Fri Jul 23, 2021 8:44 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Strop gooone
Replies: 5
Views: 184

Re: Strop gooone

Also changed the game of cricket forever. A rare business talent that decided to give it all away and semi-retire to Byron in his prime; however that is a sensational choice when you’re married to Delvine Delaney. He lived the dream alright I don’t want disrespect a man that I really do admire by d...
by towny
Fri Jul 23, 2021 6:32 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Strop gooone
Replies: 5
Views: 184

Re: Strop gooone

Also changed the game of cricket forever. A rare business talent that decided to give it all away and semi-retire to Byron in his prime; however that is a sensational choice when you’re married to Delvine Delaney.
by towny
Thu Jul 22, 2021 11:19 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Bezos gooooone......
Replies: 62
Views: 1964

Re: Bezos gooooone......

Mog is right and so are the UK guys. Amazon in Sweden is not like it is in the UK and USA. It doesn’t use the same structure, whereby the company outsources much of the stuff it keeps in-house elsewhere and the Marketplace is basically a dodgy add-on to the German business. My understanding is that ...
by towny
Thu Jul 22, 2021 8:15 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: DUNE MOVIE 2019: It could be epic...
Replies: 269
Views: 18089

Re: DUNE MOVIE 2019: It could be epic...

I just hope all the actors are the same colour as the characters in the book. I understand that this is really important in the fantasy genre.
by towny
Thu Jul 22, 2021 12:44 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Australia - The Hermit Kingdom
Replies: 696
Views: 17486

Re: Australia - The Hermit Kingdom

I’m saying your statement is bullshit. You can’t prove the claim… 100% impossible. It literally can’t be done. I reckon it could be proven but I don’t think many here would comprehend it. Supply chain stuff is complex and here we deal in hashtags and memes. I foolishly followed a notification back ...
by towny
Thu Jul 22, 2021 12:39 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The death throes of fossil fuels
Replies: 532
Views: 18675

Re: The death throes of fossil fuels

Until a couple of months ago, a consortium had a proposal up and running to provide energy generated through renewables in Western Australia's Pilbara region to Singapore via sub sea HV cables. Once the attraction of H2 started to become feasible they swung their attention to that... only to have t...
by towny
Thu Jul 22, 2021 12:20 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The death throes of fossil fuels
Replies: 532
Views: 18675

Re: The death throes of fossil fuels

Until a couple of months ago, a consortium had a proposal up and running to provide energy generated through renewables in Western Australia's Pilbara region to Singapore via sub sea HV cables. Once the attraction of H2 started to become feasible they swung their attention to that... only to have t...
by towny
Thu Jul 22, 2021 8:39 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Australia - The Hermit Kingdom
Replies: 696
Views: 17486

Re: Australia - The Hermit Kingdom

Bullshit I can’t be arsed trying to explain things to people that couldn’t be bothered thinking about an issue let alone learning. Australia ran out of toilet paper twice without a truck being delayed and yet….. I give up and cede the ‘thinking threads’ to those that don’t think but just know. 👍
by towny
Thu Jul 22, 2021 7:57 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Australia - The Hermit Kingdom
Replies: 696
Views: 17486

Re: Australia - The Hermit Kingdom

It’s the definition of literally impossible. 100% could not possibly have been done.
by towny
Thu Jul 22, 2021 12:11 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Dedollarisation and national digital currencies
Replies: 84
Views: 1017

Re: Dedollarisation and national digital currencies

Why would those counties not want to trade in USD? Is the extreme liquidity bad? Using the Yuan or the Baht or postage stamps is easy enough to do but it will be more expensive for them, so good luck with that. Rancid You didn’t understand it, did you? Using the Yuan is possible today. Go do it. Th...
by towny
Thu Jul 22, 2021 12:09 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Bezos gooooone......
Replies: 62
Views: 1964

Re: Bezos gooooone......

Because they don’t pay enough now.
by towny
Thu Jul 22, 2021 12:00 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Dedollarisation and national digital currencies
Replies: 84
Views: 1017

Re: Dedollarisation and national digital currencies

Why would those counties not want to trade in USD? Is the extreme liquidity bad?

Using the Yuan or the Baht or postage stamps is easy enough to do but it will be more expensive for them, so good luck with that.
by towny
Wed Jul 21, 2021 11:57 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Dedollarisation and national digital currencies
Replies: 84
Views: 1017

Re: Dedollarisation and national digital currencies

The chinese will be able to do what they want with their Crypto, inflate, deflate, send it to the moon, whatever they choose and what ever benefits them - this destabalises the who Crypto market. You don't have to be a genius to work that You don't think they will peg it to the dollar? You think go...
by towny
Wed Jul 21, 2021 11:36 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Dedollarisation and national digital currencies
Replies: 84
Views: 1017

Re: Dedollarisation and national digital currencies

China has (for years) been trying to usurp the greenback for reserve currency status. This is another part of that quest that’ll probably get there in the end, but has to be 30 years away at least. Is this today’s ‘Talking Point’ from HQ? 300 years minimum. I'd say any target of usupring the greenb...
by towny
Wed Jul 21, 2021 11:35 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Dedollarisation and national digital currencies
Replies: 84
Views: 1017

Re: Dedollarisation and national digital currencies

:| https://www.zerohedge.com/crypto/chinas-digital-yuan-comes-expiration-date 😂 That site is for lunatics. It's just a site....dive into some of the links. Bloomberg, all sorts of you need high street news..This is happening. Sure thing. Post the Bloomberg link. I’m not going to that lunatic site.
by towny
Wed Jul 21, 2021 11:32 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Dedollarisation and national digital currencies
Replies: 84
Views: 1017

Re: Dedollarisation and national digital currencies

shanky wrote: Wed Jul 21, 2021 10:42 pm China has (for years) been trying to usurp the greenback for reserve currency status. This is another part of that quest that’ll probably get there in the end, but has to be 30 years away at least.

Is this today’s ‘Talking Point’ from HQ?
300 years minimum.
by towny
Wed Jul 21, 2021 11:31 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Dedollarisation and national digital currencies
Replies: 84
Views: 1017

Re: Dedollarisation and national digital currencies

:|
😂

That site is for lunatics.
by towny
Wed Jul 21, 2021 11:30 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The death throes of fossil fuels
Replies: 532
Views: 18675

Re: The death throes of fossil fuels

shanky wrote: Wed Jul 21, 2021 11:24 pm You wanted the epaulettes with gold braid, mate

Me and Towny will be sneaking a smoko out the back when you’re done
Tell him we can make the hat bigger too.
by towny
Wed Jul 21, 2021 11:26 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Bezos gooooone......
Replies: 62
Views: 1964

Re: Bezos gooooone......

This Branson vs Bezos edge of space race thing is so stupid, considering Guy Laliberte (founder of Circe De Soleil) bought a ticket to the International f**king Space Station over a decade ago. What? Laliberte went on the records book, spent a lot of money, had some free adv on media. Branson and B...
by towny
Wed Jul 21, 2021 11:13 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The death throes of fossil fuels
Replies: 532
Views: 18675

Re: The death throes of fossil fuels

Imagine being the bloke signing the planning application for a new nuclear power station. Bags not being me. :lol: I think we have 8 supposedly being built. Hinckley C is the only one that has yet made it to construction. Japan is getting back into nuclear in a huge way. That all may be true. But I...
by towny
Wed Jul 21, 2021 9:47 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Dedollarisation and national digital currencies
Replies: 84
Views: 1017

Re: Dedollarisation and national digital currencies

Dozy wrote: Wed Jul 21, 2021 9:33 pm How's this gonna fair out for the world reserve?
Have you ever posted on a rugby thread? What do you even want to discuss here? Is there an article for context or do we do you hope to drag us down some bullshit rabbit hole that you’ve spent the last few days in?