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by A5D5E5
Mon Jan 18, 2021 6:21 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Best Rock Guitarist
Replies: 103
Views: 2265

Re: Best Rock Guitarist

In my opinion ... George Harrison hugely underrated. He's excellent. Top tier. But I think he's objectively not as good as his old mate Clapton. Likewise Paul McCartney was possibly a superior guitarist and did some amazingly underrated things on the base. Especially in the dreamy psychedelic phase...
by A5D5E5
Mon Jan 18, 2021 1:21 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Best Rock Guitarist
Replies: 103
Views: 2265

Re: Best Rock Guitarist

Arbitrary white guy who was popular in the 70s Arbitrary white guy who was popular in the 60s and 70s Arbitrary white guy who was popular in the 70s Arbitrary white guy who was popular in the 80s Token black guy who was popular in the 60s Arbitrary white guy who was popular in the 80s It is almost ...
by A5D5E5
Sat Jan 16, 2021 3:19 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Best Rock Guitarist
Replies: 103
Views: 2265

Re: Best Rock Guitarist

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by A5D5E5
Sat Jan 16, 2021 3:16 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Best Rock Guitarist
Replies: 103
Views: 2265

Re: Best Rock Guitarist

Arbitrary white guy who was popular in the 70s Arbitrary white guy who was popular in the 60s and 70s Arbitrary white guy who was popular in the 70s Arbitrary white guy who was popular in the 80s Token black guy who was popular in the 60s Arbitrary white guy who was popular in the 80s It is almost a...
by A5D5E5
Fri Jan 15, 2021 12:13 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Edinburgh Fans unhappy with Duhan
Replies: 23
Views: 1381

Re: Edinburgh Fans unhappy with Duhan

Duplicate post
by A5D5E5
Fri Jan 15, 2021 12:10 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Edinburgh Fans unhappy with Duhan
Replies: 23
Views: 1381

Re: Edinburgh Fans unhappy with Duhan

Set the qualification period to six years for every merc........and pay the country of origin $1,000,000 for their development. I'd certainly have no problem with a much longer qualification period. But payment to the "country" of origin wouldn't work when you have clubs doing the development in so...
by A5D5E5
Mon Jan 11, 2021 2:48 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans
Replies: 29246
Views: 806744

Re: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans

Just read Fergal Bowers article on RTE this morning. So the South African variant has been detected in Ireland? That's a disaster It will be playing for Leinster within a couple of months and starting for Ireland as soon as it is qualified. :lol: Leinster are not a team that looks to South Africa f...
by A5D5E5
Sat Jan 09, 2021 2:31 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans
Replies: 29246
Views: 806744

Re: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans

iarmhiman wrote: Sat Jan 09, 2021 12:48 pm Just read Fergal Bowers article on RTE this morning.

So the South African variant has been detected in Ireland?

That's a disaster
It will be playing for Leinster within a couple of months and starting for Ireland as soon as it is qualified.
by A5D5E5
Sat Jan 09, 2021 2:14 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread
Replies: 22962
Views: 546851

Re: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread

It is always worth a quick look at this thread to check what everyone is an expert in today.
by A5D5E5
Thu Jan 07, 2021 10:54 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: POTUS-DONALD TRUMP-and U.S. Politics catch-all
Replies: 128401
Views: 5517197

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

Muttonbirds wrote: Thu Jan 07, 2021 9:00 am So four people died in or around that building and they still came back and worked as if nothing happened?
Impressive dedication and work ethic for sure. However, do zombies require medical insurance? If not, I'm worried the living could be priced out of employment if this continues.
by A5D5E5
Tue Jan 05, 2021 5:50 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: **OFFICIAL** English Rugby Thread
Replies: 87768
Views: 4479236

Re: **OFFICIAL** English Rugby Thread

Mick Mannock wrote: Sun Jan 03, 2021 6:42 pm
A5D5E5 wrote: Sun Jan 03, 2021 5:58 pm
Mick Mannock wrote: Sun Jan 03, 2021 4:41 pm Genge is like a stream of bats piss
Could you elaborate for those of us who are not familiar with the key characteristics of bat piss?
The game did improve, but initially he shone out like a shaft of gold when all around was dark.
Poetry.
by A5D5E5
Sun Jan 03, 2021 5:58 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: **OFFICIAL** English Rugby Thread
Replies: 87768
Views: 4479236

Re: **OFFICIAL** English Rugby Thread

Mick Mannock wrote: Sun Jan 03, 2021 4:41 pm Genge is like a stream of bats piss
Could you elaborate for those of us who are not familiar with the key characteristics of bat piss?
by A5D5E5
Fri Jan 01, 2021 3:30 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Rugby NAMA thread Revisited Rugby
Replies: 105061
Views: 3422793

Re: Rugby NAMA thread Revisited Rugby

Good Riddance UK . You won't be missed Ah now, they will. Brexit is a lose/lose scenario, and all the EU did was ensure that the UK will be bigger losers. Not nice, not fair, but inevitable. And poisonous for the future relationship. Thank fúck we had the wit and the influence to put the Irish bord...
by A5D5E5
Tue Dec 29, 2020 6:40 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Investments and tax implications
Replies: 5
Views: 398

Re: Investments and tax implications

get a financial advisor , don’t fûck about with forums ffs Plenty of accountants avail for advice too, for a fee. Are his investments held within an isa ? Is the correct answer. On any forum, you will get a couple of people who have relevant knowledge and experience, a couple who used to 20 years a...
by A5D5E5
Tue Dec 29, 2020 3:13 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Is the 2021 Lions Tour Doomed
Replies: 107
Views: 5865

Re: Is the 2021 Lions Tour Doomed

Fingers crossed it gets cancelled and then everyone realises that it is an absurd, anachronistic hangover and should be left to die.




* Ducks and runs for cover with Refry.
by A5D5E5
Tue Dec 29, 2020 3:09 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread
Replies: 22962
Views: 546851

Re: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread

C69 wrote: Tue Dec 29, 2020 2:25 pm What about chilled meats and sausages?
Most of them will continue posting in this thread.
by A5D5E5
Thu Dec 17, 2020 1:12 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread
Replies: 22962
Views: 546851

Re: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread

In many ways Waterloo is the pigdog template. Take their only proper sporting success in 20 years. The Cricket world cup. Led by an Irishman Team from everywhere but England. It's almost identical In a repulsive thread that does nobody any credit, this post alone has made it worth reading. :lol: :t...
by A5D5E5
Sun Dec 13, 2020 6:55 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The penalty advantage
Replies: 24
Views: 996

Re: The penalty advantage

Monk Zombie wrote: Sun Dec 13, 2020 6:53 pm You didn't say that


Anyhoo I disagree
EXACTLY! That is my point. Your "sensible" may be somebody else's "nonsense". You can't just say "I want the ref to be sensible". It has no meaning.
by A5D5E5
Sun Dec 13, 2020 6:46 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The penalty advantage
Replies: 24
Views: 996

Re: The penalty advantage

No - I want the adavantage on penalty offenses to be more sensibly applied I wonder if your "sensible" is the same as my "sensible"? What limits would you have on penalty advantage? Happy as they are? That isn't my point. There isn't some definitive set of ways to apply advantage which are "sensibl...
by A5D5E5
Sun Dec 13, 2020 6:43 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The one handed throw away after scoring
Replies: 30
Views: 2148

Re: The one handed throw away after scoring

I worry that you are looking too hard for things to care about. Rugby has plenty of real problems without giving your mental energy to this.
by A5D5E5
Sun Dec 13, 2020 6:40 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The penalty advantage
Replies: 24
Views: 996

Re: The penalty advantage

In the nineteenth century there was no advantage law until 1896. You had to appeal to the umpire/referee if you wanted to claim a sanction. That meant you had to be fairly quick about it. Would you prefer that? No - I want the adavantage on penalty offenses to be more sensibly applied I wonder if y...
by A5D5E5
Sun Dec 13, 2020 5:46 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The penalty advantage
Replies: 24
Views: 996

Re: The penalty advantage

In the nineteenth century there was no advantage law until 1896. You had to appeal to the umpire/referee if you wanted to claim a sanction. That meant you had to be fairly quick about it. Would you prefer that? No - I want the adavantage on penalty offenses to be more sensibly applied I wonder if y...
by A5D5E5
Thu Dec 10, 2020 12:18 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Aliens are Real - Expert
Replies: 161
Views: 4970

Re: Aliens are Real - Expert

It isn't that long ago we had no idea how many stars had planetary systems like ours. Now we know they are ubiquitous. It wasn't that long ago when we didn't know how many rocky planets would be in the "Goldilocks" zone. Now we know it is common. It wasn't that long ago we thought that Earth might ...
by A5D5E5
Wed Dec 09, 2020 7:35 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Overrated cities?
Replies: 347
Views: 13079

Re: Overrated cities?

San Francisco - it was ok, but really nothing like the hype. Also having seen the Humber Bridge many, many times, seeing the Golden Gate Bridge was underwhelming. Went back a second time to see if we just had a bad experience first time and no. Still just ok. Milan - an utter shit heap. Like Bradfor...
by A5D5E5
Wed Dec 09, 2020 4:45 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Do you trust the vaccine?
Replies: 496
Views: 14760

Re: Do you trust the vaccine?

Day #1 London: UK regulators are warning people with a “significant history” of allergic reactions to avoid receiving the new Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine after two adverse reactions on the first day of the country’s mass vaccination program. :lol: What foolish fool questioned how they can do ten years ...
by A5D5E5
Wed Dec 09, 2020 2:41 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Do you trust the vaccine?
Replies: 496
Views: 14760

Re: Do you trust the vaccine?

Day #1 London: UK regulators are warning people with a “significant history” of allergic reactions to avoid receiving the new Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine after two adverse reactions on the first day of the country’s mass vaccination program. :lol: What foolish fool questioned how they can do ten years ...
by A5D5E5
Wed Dec 09, 2020 2:38 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Aliens are Real - Expert
Replies: 161
Views: 4970

Re: Aliens are Real - Expert

It isn't that long ago we had no idea how many stars had planetary systems like ours. Now we know they are ubiquitous. It wasn't that long ago when we didn't know how many rocky planets would be in the "Goldilocks" zone. Now we know it is common. It wasn't that long ago we thought that Earth might b...
by A5D5E5
Tue Dec 08, 2020 4:09 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Aliens are Real - Expert
Replies: 161
Views: 4970

Re: Aliens are Real - Expert

We have absolutely no idea if life is unique to earth or exists elsewhere. The odds are 50:50 at the moment. We just don’t know. I like to think there is life out there (that hasn’t signed a deal with the US) but that is more hope than anything else. Why are the odds 50:50 We have set foot on one p...
by A5D5E5
Mon Dec 07, 2020 7:41 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread
Replies: 22962
Views: 546851

Re: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread

EverReady wrote: Mon Dec 07, 2020 7:31 pm The Brits have too much sea and reflects a different time. We need to have a frank discussion about them being given a sea that befits their international influence
Fine, but we demand 60% ownership of the colour green.
by A5D5E5
Mon Dec 07, 2020 10:40 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: **OFFICIAL** English Rugby Thread
Replies: 87768
Views: 4479236

Re: **OFFICIAL** English Rugby Thread

Unbelievably tense game yesterday but happy with the win. Takeaways: - Farrell needs to be our 10. Ford doesn’t cut it. Like against Ireland, we started to lose points when he came on. Our best lineup this Autumn was Farrell, Slade, Lawrence. - Malins plays like a young Christian Cullen. He should ...
by A5D5E5
Sat Dec 05, 2020 7:13 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Wayuls Vs Iterlee Fred
Replies: 51
Views: 2502

Re: Wayuls Vs Iterlee Fred

P in VG wrote: Sat Dec 05, 2020 5:47 pm Italy have been taking shouty back-slapping lessons from England.... :uhoh:
And Wales have been taking players from England :P
by A5D5E5
Sat Dec 05, 2020 1:56 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Half of all cars must be electric by 2030
Replies: 57
Views: 2383

Re: Half of all cars must be electric by 2030

I hope the do something sensible like splitting it front / back. Knowing the current government though they will mandate a driver side / passenger side split.
by A5D5E5
Sat Dec 05, 2020 1:53 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Is Rugby Union moving inevitably towards a merger with Rugby League?
Replies: 40
Views: 1879

Re: Is Rugby Union moving inevitably towards a merger with Rugby League?

How about we remove straight arm penalties from the scrum? Lineouts only penalise dangerous play, they don’t reward superior play. Scrum penalties do. How about we f u ck off with inventing new terms for thing that already have a perfectly good name. And reducing the penalty for cheating will only ...
by A5D5E5
Fri Dec 04, 2020 7:46 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: UK gambling laws review to consider ban on sports sponsorship
Replies: 56
Views: 2948

Re: UK gambling laws review to consider ban on sports sponsorship

What's pseudorandom? The recurring sequence is so outrageously long that it's basically random? Meets certain criteria for randomness but is driven by an algorithm, I think. Yes - statistically indistinguishable from random but algorithmically produced. On a computer you can't get true random numbe...
by A5D5E5
Fri Dec 04, 2020 7:17 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Has rugby turned boring?
Replies: 81
Views: 4913

Re: Has rugby turned boring?

Purely re making scrums quicker and less likely to collapse, what say you all to making a rule that the front rows engage first, then second row, then back row, then ball is fed in straight? Lack of hit and greater stability should get rid of resets while retaining a technical pushing contest. All ...
by A5D5E5
Fri Dec 04, 2020 6:43 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: UK gambling laws review to consider ban on sports sponsorship
Replies: 56
Views: 2948

Re: UK gambling laws review to consider ban on sports sponsorship

What's pseudorandom? The recurring sequence is so outrageously long that it's basically random? Meets certain criteria for randomness but is driven by an algorithm, I think. Yes - statistically indistinguishable from random but algorithmically produced. On a computer you can't get true random numbe...
by A5D5E5
Fri Dec 04, 2020 6:28 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: UK gambling laws review to consider ban on sports sponsorship
Replies: 56
Views: 2948

Re: UK gambling laws review to consider ban on sports sponsorship

One key area in their sights is regulation of online casino and electronic slot machine games. Gamblers can bet unlimited amounts online, even though some internet-based games such as roulette are no different from those that were available on fixed-odds betting terminals, whose maximum stake was c...
by A5D5E5
Fri Dec 04, 2020 6:23 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Has rugby turned boring?
Replies: 81
Views: 4913

Re: Has rugby turned boring?

Purely re making scrums quicker and less likely to collapse, what say you all to making a rule that the front rows engage first, then second row, then back row, then ball is fed in straight? Lack of hit and greater stability should get rid of resets while retaining a technical pushing contest. All ...
by A5D5E5
Fri Dec 04, 2020 12:25 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Do you trust the vaccine?
Replies: 496
Views: 14760

Re: Do you trust the vaccine?

Mog, I’m not an expert and unless there is something I don’t know about your not an expert. The closest we have to an expert is Bindi on this forum. I am repeating what the experts are saying however. I was recently reading a few studies about anti-Vaccers. the interesting thing is they are actuall...
by A5D5E5
Fri Dec 04, 2020 11:44 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Is this cricket?
Replies: 12
Views: 1348

Re: Is this cricket?

No, it's T20. :lol: Interesting question. I think it’s not in the spirit of the game. But neither is winning a CWC off a deflection. Kidding about the deflection, as guttingly bad luck as it was. I agree. In fact I think once the teams cross the boundary rope, there should be no further communicati...