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by tc27
Fri Jan 29, 2021 9:05 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread
Replies: 25866
Views: 627557

Re: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread

Once everyone in the UK is vaccinated the UK should supply the RoI as a priority.

Mend some fences and make things easier for NI/GB traffic
by tc27
Fri Jan 29, 2021 8:48 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread
Replies: 25866
Views: 627557

Re: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread

Basically something we were told would be politically impossible has being done as a 'dead cat' stunt to try and distract everyone from EUCO getting its approach to vaccine procurement completely wrong. Four years of sanctimonious lectures from these people...and the RoI thrown under the bus before ...
by tc27
Mon Jan 25, 2021 4:52 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Irish unity....?
Replies: 1949
Views: 54595

Re: Irish unity....?

If a Independent Scottish state emerges I don't think any EU member state will veto it applying for membership however meeting the membership criteria (independent market economy and fiscal policy, sustainable deficit ETC) will make it a drawn out process. I was listening to Kirsty Hughes who head a...
by tc27
Thu Dec 24, 2020 4:52 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread
Replies: 25866
Views: 627557

Re: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread

Armchair_Superstar wrote: Thu Dec 24, 2020 4:45 pm BRINO as predicted :smug:
Naw its a diamond hard brexit - no customs union, no single market.

Bare bones FTA with some none trade related bolt ons really.
by tc27
Thu Dec 24, 2020 3:52 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread
Replies: 25866
Views: 627557

Re: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread

Jim Lahey wrote: Thu Dec 24, 2020 3:50 pm Kuntsburg saying deal is done.

A glass of English sparkling wine anyone? :thumbup:
Californian champagne surely?
by tc27
Thu Dec 24, 2020 3:44 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread
Replies: 25866
Views: 627557

Re: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread

Press conferences inbound.

Looks like the deal is confirmed.
by tc27
Wed Dec 23, 2020 4:25 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans
Replies: 33557
Views: 926025

Re: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans

iarmhiman wrote: Wed Dec 23, 2020 4:24 pm Looks like new South African variant has reached UK and could be more transmissible than the English variant
Remember because of its genomic sequencing capacity the UK is better at detecting new variants - likely its spread more widely.
by tc27
Wed Dec 23, 2020 2:53 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread
Replies: 25866
Views: 627557

Re: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread

Deal is on - apparently for real this time.
by tc27
Mon Dec 21, 2020 8:40 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans
Replies: 33557
Views: 926025

Re: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans

This means they will be well down the line in receiving the majority of their order. A bunch of it, 180 million doses will be arriving in the 2nd half of next year. The UK is expected to be fully vaccinated by then (sans anti-vaxxer idiots of course). Thats too late if true - needs to be expedited ...
by tc27
Mon Dec 21, 2020 12:56 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Rugby NAMA thread Revisited Rugby
Replies: 109954
Views: 3626061

Re: Rugby NAMA thread Revisited Rugby

I reckon this new strain has been here for a few days Luke O'Neill pointed out that there are about 4,000 strains out there (seems high, the number, not Luke) but regardless of number of strains his point is that the vaccine is highly likely to be effective against it - someone else pointed out tha...
by tc27
Mon Dec 21, 2020 10:43 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans
Replies: 33557
Views: 926025

Re: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans

Theres reasonable evidence this new version will not be contained by lockdowns and I bet its already spreading through out Europe. Really its looking like vaccinations are the only answer.. I have not looked at it at all but I am sceptical about the virulent nature of this new version. Only because...
by tc27
Mon Dec 21, 2020 10:08 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans
Replies: 33557
Views: 926025

Re: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans

Given the rate of infection being discussed with this new variant I don’t see how they can open schools in the SE and London in two weeks time, even the suggested mass testing, which is another discussion, won’t stop schools becoming super spreaders in the community. I agree - a full national lockd...
by tc27
Mon Dec 21, 2020 1:10 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans
Replies: 33557
Views: 926025

Re: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans

Theres reasonable evidence this new version will not be contained by lockdowns and I bet its already spreading through out Europe.

Really its looking like vaccinations are the only answer..
by tc27
Sun Dec 20, 2020 10:22 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Cyberpunk 2077
Replies: 141
Views: 6381

Re: Cyberpunk 2077

Yeah im keeping my PC for my nerdy strategy games but going to get an Xbox X for the graphically demanding ones. After 20 years of being a member of the PC master race im refusing to pay the £1000ish quid I need for a 4k graphics card when an xbox does it for £400. You'll only get 30 fps on the xbo...
by tc27
Thu Dec 17, 2020 12:30 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread
Replies: 25866
Views: 627557

Re: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread

While we are on the issue it is of course worth making a salient point. For all.the Pigdog talk about standing up to evil Adolf and all every war the British faught on the continent for 400 years (including the Elizabethan conquest of Ireland) was with one strategic geopolitical reason in mind. To ...
by tc27
Thu Dec 17, 2020 12:07 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread
Replies: 25866
Views: 627557

Re: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread

While we are on the issue it is of course worth making a salient point. For all.the Pigdog talk about standing up to evil Adolf and all every war the British faught on the continent for 400 years (including the Elizabethan conquest of Ireland) was with one strategic geopolitical reason in mind. To ...
by tc27
Wed Dec 16, 2020 6:29 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread
Replies: 25866
Views: 627557

Re: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread

Brussels rumour mill going to other way now...

I am sure people are just briefing Journo's for the LOLS.
by tc27
Wed Dec 16, 2020 6:04 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread
Replies: 25866
Views: 627557

Re: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread

Remember the deal is still going to be shit if your a SME with big exposure to the EU market because although their wont be tariffs there will be lots of new hurdles to jump over.
by tc27
Wed Dec 16, 2020 5:55 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread
Replies: 25866
Views: 627557

Re: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread

Bordies, you can help the hungry in the UK via his gofundme page. https://www.gofundme.com/f/LIVEFORLOVEUK The Trussell Trust support a nationwide network of food banks and provide emergency food and support to people locked in poverty. In the UK, more than 14 million people are living in poverty –...
by tc27
Wed Dec 16, 2020 5:48 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread
Replies: 25866
Views: 627557

Re: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread

Rumour from Brussels is deal done.. Apparently haggling in last few hours has being between EU coastal states......make of that what you will. So Uk, France and Belgium whingeing whilst everyone else is saying Stfu Apparantly...France wants the same channel fishing rights as it has currently and wa...
by tc27
Wed Dec 16, 2020 5:38 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread
Replies: 25866
Views: 627557

Re: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread

Rumour from Brussels is deal done..

Apparently haggling in last few hours has being between EU coastal states......make of that what you will.
by tc27
Wed Dec 16, 2020 2:25 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Cyberpunk 2077
Replies: 141
Views: 6381

Re: Cyberpunk 2077

From all reports the game is poorly optimised across all the platforms - hopefully forthcoming patches will improve this so it may be worth waiting.
by tc27
Tue Dec 15, 2020 11:04 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Cyberpunk 2077
Replies: 141
Views: 6381

Re: Cyberpunk 2077

I'm really enjoying Cyberpunk. I'm running it on a PC that just about meets the minimum specs with overclocking (otherwise they'd be under it) and it still looks great and I've had no gamestopping bugs. I think what a lot of people don't say (which people who played The Witcher 3 tell me you should...
by tc27
Tue Dec 15, 2020 6:26 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread
Replies: 25866
Views: 627557

Re: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread

On the other hand we must not fall for any spin that a failure to secure even a very basic FTA with the EU can be made up for with these other deals which largely just preserve existing trade agreements.
by tc27
Tue Dec 15, 2020 6:14 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread
Replies: 25866
Views: 627557

Re: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread

Rumours a deal is pretty much done - will be confirmed if MPs are told they will be sitting next week. It is indeed fantastic news how fast they've been able to negotiate/sign these. I follow various trade expersts on Twitter and they are deeply Brexit sceptic but are objective enough to say that th...
by tc27
Mon Dec 14, 2020 1:15 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Cyberpunk 2077
Replies: 141
Views: 6381

Re: Cyberpunk 2077

Xbox X or even a modest graphics card I could replace my 970 with are out of stock everywhere. Covid really seems to have messed up supply for electronics.
by tc27
Sat Dec 12, 2020 5:10 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Cyberpunk 2077
Replies: 141
Views: 6381

Re: Cyberpunk 2077

This (long and nerdy) vid shows how nice it looks. Nothing else even close at the moment (on a good machine): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hZp8fXLXgqg Looks incredible, will be interesting to see how the Xbox series X and PS5 fare with it. To get the most out of that game on a PC you will be spe...
by tc27
Tue Dec 08, 2020 5:23 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Do you trust the vaccine?
Replies: 655
Views: 20766

Re: Do you trust the vaccine?

Oxford vaccine has passed review...fantastic news.
by tc27
Tue Dec 08, 2020 3:35 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Do you trust the vaccine?
Replies: 655
Views: 20766

Re: Do you trust the vaccine?

Bill Gates endgame now in sight...he know knows the whereabouts at all times of those two OAPs.
by tc27
Tue Dec 08, 2020 12:44 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Cyberpunk 2077
Replies: 141
Views: 6381

Re: Cyberpunk 2077

Will probably pick this up in the summer when I can afford to replace my 970 with something more modern (or just buy an Xbox X for the same cash - starting to tire of the PC upgrade arms race). Playing alot of GTA online at the moment - the GTA 5 map is a work of art and there's lots of fun to be ha...
by tc27
Sun Dec 06, 2020 8:43 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: England - Autumn Nations champs forever
Replies: 37
Views: 1566

Re: England - Autumn Nations champs forever

France were the authors of their own fate by conceding the LBP to England in Paris and then failing to win in Murrayfield. They did play the best rugby in patches in both competitions this year though.
by tc27
Sun Dec 06, 2020 6:45 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: England - Autumn Nations champs forever
Replies: 37
Views: 1566

Re: England - Autumn Nations champs forever

:
eldanielfire wrote: Sun Dec 06, 2020 5:58 pm
terryfinch wrote: Sun Dec 06, 2020 5:44 pm Yeah, stuff your RWC. This is the biggie!
Have the ALl Blacks or South Africa won an Autumn NAtions Cup? No! It will always be a stain on their CVs.
A good point well made.
by tc27
Sun Dec 06, 2020 5:30 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: **OFFICIAL** English Rugby Thread
Replies: 88393
Views: 4564099

Re: **OFFICIAL** English Rugby Thread

To be fair our gameplan is basically to play like we are in sudden death extra time for 80 minutes.
by tc27
Sun Dec 06, 2020 5:21 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: England - Autumn Nations champs forever
Replies: 37
Views: 1566

England - Autumn Nations champs forever

Leave your tributes here
by tc27
Sun Dec 06, 2020 3:03 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Big One - Autumn Nations Cup FINAL
Replies: 412
Views: 12273

Re: The Big One - Autumn Nations Cup FINAL

Lively start from France...they are well up for this.
by tc27
Wed Dec 02, 2020 11:33 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The sub-par crunch aka Autumn Cup Final
Replies: 42
Views: 1679

Re: The sub-par crunch aka Autumn Cup Final

Joke shop game tbh in a joke shop competition. What a wholly worthless few boring turgid games we have been exposed to. Who the feck thought this gash up? Only England seem to have taken this seriously from the coaches to the players and the clubs. Even the offivials seem to have been having a laug...
by tc27
Mon Nov 30, 2020 8:26 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The sub-par crunch aka Autumn Cup Final
Replies: 42
Views: 1679

Re: The sub-par crunch aka Autumn Cup Final

We just struggled to put away a gash Welsh side - I think France should fancy this even if they have to rest a few of the superstars,
by tc27
Sun Nov 29, 2020 2:01 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Wales report Poite to World Rugby
Replies: 140
Views: 6342

Re: Wales report Poite to World Rugby

I think the scrum penalty was against Tom Francis for hinging ..and old and not very honourable prop trick to make the opposition front row drive into the ground. In my younger playing days I did it against a very good and hard opposition front row and suffered one of my first broken noses.at the ne...
by tc27
Sat Nov 28, 2020 5:41 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Official Wales v England Match Thread
Replies: 474
Views: 12504

Re: Official Wales v England Match Thread

Wales rope a doping us here.

If they are withon 7 with 20 tp go they will fancy it
..only need a lucky bounce.
by tc27
Thu Nov 26, 2020 1:26 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Top Five Computer games of your youth
Replies: 152
Views: 3918

Re: Top Five Computer games of your youth

386 era:

Buzz Aldrins Race Into Sapce
Tornado (flight sim)

Pentium Era:
Quake 2
Age of Empires
Grand Theft Auto