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by towny
Tue Jun 22, 2021 2:15 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: NZ Transgender Weightlifter Cleared to Compete by the IOC
Replies: 526
Views: 18187

Re: NZ Transgender Weightlifter Cleared to Compete by the IOC

TBF RC you have nominated yourself trans-women spokesman/person/non-binary. You have an obligation to educate others on your members status. You really are an idiot. You've always been one. Haven't you got a circular argument with Muttonbirds that you should be engaging in? Notreally, this conversa...
by towny
Tue Jun 22, 2021 1:46 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Wallabies 2021 OFFICIAL thread
Replies: 987
Views: 20455

Re: Wallabies 2021 OFFICIAL thread

Should Uelese look at a move to THP?
by towny
Tue Jun 22, 2021 1:45 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Trans Tasman Comp will be best comp
Replies: 343
Views: 9559

Re: Trans Tasman Comp will be best comp

Option 1: Increase the number of Kiwi teams. Taranaki plus Auckland based Pacific team will dilute our talent enough to make the 5 Aussie teams more competitive. Option 2: Remove any restrictions on player nationality in the squads, but only for countries in the competition. And also allow national...
by towny
Tue Jun 22, 2021 1:43 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Trans Tasman Comp will be best comp
Replies: 343
Views: 9559

Re: Trans Tasman Comp will be best comp

I'm struggling to believe that after everything we've been through in SR, Rugby Australia is demanding conferences so that the top Australian team is guaranteed to qualify for the final of TT in 2022. I once was told something about negotiation - apparently if you add things you don't really want y...
by towny
Tue Jun 22, 2021 1:41 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: NZ Transgender Weightlifter Cleared to Compete by the IOC
Replies: 526
Views: 18187

Re: NZ Transgender Weightlifter Cleared to Compete by the IOC

Serena Williams wouldn’t take a set off the top 500 men in the world. Probably the top 1,000. 200th man would rank no. 1 in women’s tennis. As above I initially wrote world 500th ranked man. Yeah, understand the sensitivity, but it’s just a thing really. US women’s soccer team got beat by a states ...
by towny
Tue Jun 22, 2021 1:37 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Post your 419s here
Replies: 22
Views: 566

Re: Post your 419s here

not_english wrote: Tue Jun 22, 2021 9:58 am Had just come in to post that one Danny. Surely the greatest Nigerian scam ever, and perhaps worthy of a small donation just for the imagination they put into it.
I can't believe Muttonbird fell for that.
by towny
Tue Jun 22, 2021 11:48 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: NZ Transgender Weightlifter Cleared to Compete by the IOC
Replies: 526
Views: 18187

Re: NZ Transgender Weightlifter Cleared to Compete by the IOC

Now, for the 4th time, do you have self ID in Aus? Don't they have the internet where you live? Check for yourself. I don't take requests from bigots. TBF RC you have nominated yourself trans-women spokesman/person/non-binary. You have an obligation to educate others on your members status. You rea...
by towny
Tue Jun 22, 2021 9:26 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Post your 419s here
Replies: 22
Views: 566

Re: Post your 419s here

How it started. I like to think I'm pretty good at picking scams but it only takes a few moments of inattention to make a mistake. How it finished. Anyway, paid some scumbags in Flensburg, Germany USD59.00 for nothing. Not the end of the world, I suppose. :lol: Laugh away. I'm not sure either of yo...
by towny
Tue Jun 22, 2021 9:24 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Trans Tasman Comp will be best comp
Replies: 343
Views: 9559

Re: Trans Tasman Comp will be best comp

NZR and Australia have the same problem - fewer Super Rugby teams means less content to sell and higher player quality for national team. To put it another way, NZR would make more money from Super Rugby if they had more teams; however the ABs may not perform as well as the players have been playing...
by towny
Tue Jun 22, 2021 9:12 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Post your 419s here
Replies: 22
Views: 566

Re: Post your 419s here

bimboman wrote: Tue Jun 22, 2021 7:54 am How it started.
I like to think I'm pretty good at picking scams but it only takes a few moments of inattention to make a mistake.

How it finished.
Anyway, paid some scumbags in Flensburg, Germany USD59.00 for nothing. Not the end of the world, I suppose.
:lol:
by towny
Tue Jun 22, 2021 6:32 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The best new and returning TV series of 2021?
Replies: 8657
Views: 716817

Re: The best new and returning TV series of 2021?

Just watched the first episode of Rose Byrne’s Physical on Apple TV. Finger on remote as they venture into a potential 3Some as our 8 year old was in the room drawing. I didn’t quite catch one line so asked the wife. 8 year old son fills me in without looking up and says “Have fun sucking unemploye...
by towny
Tue Jun 22, 2021 6:02 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The 2020 market meltdown
Replies: 1224
Views: 70524

Re: The 2020 market meltdown

shanky wrote: Mon Jun 21, 2021 11:37 pm Might be better to ask, what’s the %leverage in horse racing betting?
:lol:

Good point.
by towny
Tue Jun 22, 2021 6:01 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: NZ Transgender Weightlifter Cleared to Compete by the IOC
Replies: 526
Views: 18187

Re: NZ Transgender Weightlifter Cleared to Compete by the IOC

Wouldn't it just be easier to put these people down? This guy was born with a cock, still has a cock, so like every other person with a cock dangling between his legs needs to play sport with other cocks. He literally changed because he sucked competing with men and didn't even cut his cock off. Al...
by towny
Tue Jun 22, 2021 5:50 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Post your 419s here
Replies: 22
Views: 566

Re: Post your 419s here

Thomas wrote: Tue Jun 22, 2021 5:21 am Kinda keen to see these montages tbh.

Image
This is the music I would choose.
https://youtu.be/bWcASV2sey0

Please god! Let these men release this footage. I need this.
by towny
Tue Jun 22, 2021 5:32 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Australian Politics Thread
Replies: 27703
Views: 1101695

Re: The Australian Politics Thread

guy smiley wrote: Tue Jun 22, 2021 4:08 am
kiap wrote: Tue Jun 22, 2021 3:26 am
This is gonna fvck em up. Mark what I say.
In a fair and reasonable world, it would... yes.
+1
by towny
Mon Jun 21, 2021 10:18 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Wallabies 2021 OFFICIAL thread
Replies: 987
Views: 20455

Re: Wallabies 2021 OFFICIAL thread

https://www.brisbanetimes.com.au/sport/rugby-union/most-dangerous-side-in-europe-why-france-are-being-compared-to-the-all-blacks-20210620-p582ls.html Rennie really doesn’t rate Uelese 😳 His problem is that he can't throw a consistent line-out. Any world-beating team is going to be winning the vast ...
by towny
Mon Jun 21, 2021 9:17 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: COVID-19... lab or nature?
Replies: 445
Views: 14245

Re: COVID-19... lab or nature?

eldanielfire wrote: Mon Jun 21, 2021 3:28 pm Of course Jon Stewart has created some waves as well:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sSfejgwbDQ8&t=14s
I sure hope Dozy doesn’t see that.
by towny
Mon Jun 21, 2021 7:19 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The death throes of fossil fuels
Replies: 364
Views: 7184

Re: The death throes of fossil fuels

I bet you didn't think the internet was going to have a massive impact I bet you derided those that said it was going to change everything. I bet you didn't want rugby to go pro. I bet you didn't want sponsors names on jerseys. I bet you were against gay marriage and I bet you support the monarchy....
by towny
Mon Jun 21, 2021 7:03 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The death throes of fossil fuels
Replies: 364
Views: 7184

Re: The death throes of fossil fuels

I bet you didn't think the internet was going to have a massive impact I bet you derided those that said it was going to change everything. I bet you didn't want rugby to go pro. I bet you didn't want sponsors names on jerseys. I bet you were against gay marriage and I bet you support the monarchy....
by towny
Mon Jun 21, 2021 3:17 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Wallabies 2021 OFFICIAL thread
Replies: 987
Views: 20455

Re: Wallabies 2021 OFFICIAL thread

Stop kidding yourselves FFS. I haven't tread this much rubbish, since I looked at MACV's appreciation of how they were winning the war in 1967 - just before the Tet Offensive. There are only a few players in this mob who have the talent to make a world XV, and they are not there yet. Harry Wilson i...
by towny
Mon Jun 21, 2021 3:15 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The best new and returning TV series of 2021?
Replies: 8657
Views: 716817

Re: The best new and returning TV series of 2021?

Angry that a black dude is playing a character that, on the balance of probabilities, would be white. That makes sense. I get angry when aliens in films know how to speak English and reference earth hours, days and years. And why do so many of them appear human?! Are we still talking about Duff? If...
by towny
Mon Jun 21, 2021 3:13 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The death throes of fossil fuels
Replies: 364
Views: 7184

Re: The death throes of fossil fuels

I bet you didn't think the internet was going to have a massive impact I bet you derided those that said it was going to change everything. I bet you didn't want rugby to go pro. I bet you didn't want sponsors names on jerseys. I bet you were against gay marriage and I bet you support the monarchy.
by towny
Mon Jun 21, 2021 3:07 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The death throes of fossil fuels
Replies: 364
Views: 7184

Re: The death throes of fossil fuels

Interesting. So he’s heard of this before? What’s his usual response? Does he apply this new knowledge to the topic and provide a more nuanced rationale or does he do what he seems to have done here - slink away without any acknowledgment? Bimbo is a contrarian but that doesn’t mean he’s always wro...
by towny
Mon Jun 21, 2021 3:03 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The best new and returning TV series of 2021?
Replies: 8657
Views: 716817

Re: The best new and returning TV series of 2021?

Angry that a black dude is playing a character that, on the balance of probabilities, would be white.

That makes sense.

I get angry when aliens in films know how to speak English and reference earth hours, days and years. And why do so many of them appear human?!
by towny
Mon Jun 21, 2021 2:58 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The death throes of fossil fuels
Replies: 364
Views: 7184

Re: The death throes of fossil fuels

Interesting. So he’s heard of this before? What’s his usual response? Does he apply this new knowledge to the topic and provide a more nuanced rationale or does he do what he seems to have done here - slink away without any acknowledgment? Bimbo is a contrarian but that doesn’t mean he’s always wro...
by towny
Mon Jun 21, 2021 1:55 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The 2020 market meltdown
Replies: 1224
Views: 70524

Re: The 2020 market meltdown

"Around 14% of crypto buyers have borrowed money to fund their purchases, according to new data from the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA)" https://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/952584/around-14-of-crypto-investors-borrowing-to-fund-purchases-data-shows-952584.html :lol: 14% doesn't s...
by towny
Mon Jun 21, 2021 1:54 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Australian Politics Thread
Replies: 27703
Views: 1101695

Re: The Australian Politics Thread

Muttonbirds wrote: Mon Jun 21, 2021 10:41 am :lol: Australia gets what it deserves.
Sad but true.
by towny
Mon Jun 21, 2021 1:52 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The best new and returning TV series of 2021?
Replies: 8657
Views: 716817

Re: The best new and returning TV series of 2021?

Lupin on Netflix is good fun.
French show with an original premise. I gobbled up series 2 when it came out last week.
by towny
Mon Jun 21, 2021 1:51 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The best new and returning TV series of 2021?
Replies: 8657
Views: 716817

Re: The best new and returning TV series of 2021?

You haven’t noticed this classic Hollywood trope? fudge me I think he was reading racism into your comment rather than what you were trying to say. His "reasoning" for making the comment is as B/S either way. I'm not sure I understand it. Is his point that there are few or no black Swedish people? ...
by towny
Mon Jun 21, 2021 12:13 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Wallabies 2021 OFFICIAL thread
Replies: 987
Views: 20455

Re: Wallabies 2021 OFFICIAL thread

Ryan Lonergan also joined the squad last week due to Jake Gordon’s injury……… He’s got heaps of talent but very green. The time in camp will be great for him - he’s got a lot of offer. Hosea is another one that’s been in camp - might have been cover for Swinton so not sure if he’s still hanging arou...
by towny
Mon Jun 21, 2021 10:23 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Wallabies 2021 OFFICIAL thread
Replies: 987
Views: 20455

Re: Wallabies 2021 OFFICIAL thread

Rennie has called two players into his squad at Sanctuary Cove as injury cover. Brumbies hooker Connal McInerney will cover for fellow fresh face Feleti Kaitu’u and Irae Simone has replaced Izaia Perese, who suffered a subluxation of his shoulder in the Waratahs’ final match of the season. https://...
by towny
Mon Jun 21, 2021 10:20 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Wallabies 2021 OFFICIAL thread
Replies: 987
Views: 20455

Re: Wallabies 2021 OFFICIAL thread

The Optimist wrote: Mon Jun 21, 2021 10:13 am Uelese has a proven track record of failing abjectly and consistently. He is a known entity.

Doing the same thing and expecting a different result... etc.

Rennie is alright.
Can you think of any examples of failure?
by towny
Mon Jun 21, 2021 9:58 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Wallabies 2021 OFFICIAL thread
Replies: 987
Views: 20455

Re: Wallabies 2021 OFFICIAL thread

Rennie has called two players into his squad at Sanctuary Cove as injury cover. Brumbies hooker Connal McInerney will cover for fellow fresh face Feleti Kaitu’u and Irae Simone has replaced Izaia Perese, who suffered a subluxation of his shoulder in the Waratahs’ final match of the season. https://...
by towny
Mon Jun 21, 2021 9:58 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Wallabies 2021 OFFICIAL thread
Replies: 987
Views: 20455

Re: Wallabies 2021 OFFICIAL thread

Perese has more potential than Paisami imo. Perese is a blunt instrument and Paisami is learning his craft. Perese has a great skillset for a blunt instrument. He’s is only 1 year older than Paisami and has played far less rugby in his senior career, so I’m not sure how his development arc should b...
by towny
Mon Jun 21, 2021 6:40 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: United Rugby
Replies: 122
Views: 4799

Re: United Rugby

Coming from an Aussie. Make sense. Your Saffer executive join your sentiment. I don’t understand. Gangbusters? Gangbusters is a positive describer. If someone says I hope something goes gangbusters it means he hopes it goes very well. :blush: Thanks for that. Sorry Towny, Thought you mean gang rape...
by towny
Mon Jun 21, 2021 6:12 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Wallabies 2021 OFFICIAL thread
Replies: 987
Views: 20455

Re: Wallabies 2021 OFFICIAL thread

We need to have a few players who are genuinely world class if we are any hope of winning the big prizes. Not just "in the discussion". My picks would be: Tupou, Bell, Rodha, Petaia, Vunivalu. Rodda? Really? You think he’s got more potential than Valetini or Wilson? I would have him well down on th...
by towny
Mon Jun 21, 2021 6:09 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Wallabies 2021 OFFICIAL thread
Replies: 987
Views: 20455

Re: Wallabies 2021 OFFICIAL thread

Perese has more potential than Paisami imo.
by towny
Sun Jun 20, 2021 6:59 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: U.S. politics thread and Joe Biden-the Ronan O'Gara of U.S. Presidents
Replies: 2395
Views: 82432

Re: U.S. politics thread and Joe Biden-the Ronan O'Gara of U.S. Presidents

The southern border may have become an utter shit show since Trump left office but at least the millions of new illegals will get an extra day off. :thumbup: Harris has not even visited. Then again, she has not been to Europe or Mars either. Perhaps Captain Chocolate Chip will tell her to go Look a...
by towny
Sun Jun 20, 2021 4:56 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Wallabies 2021 OFFICIAL thread
Replies: 987
Views: 20455

Re: Wallabies 2021 OFFICIAL thread

Meh. I'm not going to cry either way. I don't think any of them are real stand-outs except maybe Phillip, but I haven't seen him play for a while. In an ideal world we should be choosing between Arnold, Rodda, Skelton and Phillip. LSL has looked very good against the kiwi teams. Rodda doesn’t offer...
by towny
Sun Jun 20, 2021 3:52 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Is it time to re-name 'Super' Rugby?
Replies: 85
Views: 1982

Re: Is it time to re-name 'Super' Rugby?

I think it's great that jdog supports the Rebels with his patronage at their home games. He could easily just support the Highlanders on TV, but he puts his money where his mouth is and attends more SR games than most of us combined. He could easily attend AFL or NRL games in Vic, where he would be...