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by Jake
Sat Jan 02, 2021 12:33 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Talking heads - any good?
Replies: 51
Views: 2244

Re: Talking heads - any good?

Also- Chris Frantz is one of the most underrated drummers out there- his signature was the lack of brasswork- all toms and snares and his playing and hand speed literally drove the band....very unique player.
by Jake
Sat Jan 02, 2021 12:30 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Talking heads - any good?
Replies: 51
Views: 2244

Re: Talking heads - any good?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YO7N2tFb0X8

The Heads at their apex, with the exquisite Adrian Belew guesting on guitar...

It's hard to imagine a tighter band.
by Jake
Thu Dec 03, 2020 7:32 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The enormity of the Democrats' US Election crime
Replies: 564
Views: 22767

Re: The enormity of the Democrats' US Election crime

This aged well.
by Jake
Thu Dec 03, 2020 3:14 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: FAO: Jake
Replies: 77
Views: 3456

Re: FAO: Jake

I'm using Chrome on android, so you can't get add-ons. I could use ABP browser but I use chrome for everything else so it's a pain in the hole. I don't mind ads at the top and bottom of the page provided they don't stretch the margins (they do). But the one covering content at the bottom is a piss ...
by Jake
Sun Nov 01, 2020 9:58 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Player of the 2020 6N
Replies: 26
Views: 1040

Re: Player of the 2020 6N

You might want to add the player that tops virtually every individual stat in the tournament- Charles Ollivon.
by Jake
Sun Oct 11, 2020 2:42 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Wallabies were absolutely robbed!
Replies: 242
Views: 3399

Re: Wallabies were absolutely robbed!

Agree with Mog.

And poor from the Spiritual Guardians of the Game to be boo-ing goal kicks....
by Jake
Wed Sep 23, 2020 1:49 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Attn: Duff Paddy
Replies: 26
Views: 1270

Attn: Duff Paddy

Duff- can you drop me an email at jfgw@me.com?

You’ll know what it’s about, I think?

Ta.
by Jake
Tue Sep 15, 2020 6:46 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Your Lions Squad A Year Out
Replies: 122
Views: 6364

Re: Your Lions Squad A Year Out

mdaclarke wrote: Tue Sep 15, 2020 6:33 pm Is anybody getting worried that this tour may either be cancelled or put back a year?
No- the pressure from SARU is phenomenal in terms of lost revenue. Jan 4th is supposed to be D-Day. I am pretty sure it'll happen
by Jake
Tue Sep 15, 2020 6:26 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Your Lions Squad A Year Out
Replies: 122
Views: 6364

Re: Your Lions Squad A Year Out

I know they're taking c. 38 so- LH Mako Genge Sutherland HK George Owens Cowan-Dickie TH Sinckler Furlong Nel or Fagerson LK AWJ Itoje Ball Lawes Ryan BR Curry Underhill Willis Falateu Tipuric Wainwright SH Tomos Williams Cooney Murray FH Biggar Ford C Manu Slade Tomkins C. Farrell JD Henshaw W Adam...
by Jake
Thu Sep 10, 2020 2:13 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: England Autumn Schedule Released.
Replies: 0
Views: 442

England Autumn Schedule Released.

England’s senior men’s side will play four matches, including three Quilter Internationals, as part of a new one-off Autumn Nations Cup tournament this autumn. Taking place over four weekends between 13 November and 6 December 2020, the Autumn Nations Cup will be a unique eight-team competition inv...
by Jake
Wed Sep 09, 2020 1:22 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Farell red carded for trying to decapitate wasps novice flyhalf
Replies: 156
Views: 7701

Re: Farell red carded for trying to decapitate wasps novice flyhalf

I think that is fair. I note they imposed a 5 match ban rather than a 5 week ban. I wonder if future bans will be measured in matches rather than weeks? Think it's only the case because his team's playing 2 matches in a week. RWC is the same using matches instead of weeks as they're not just playin...
by Jake
Thu Sep 03, 2020 10:49 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: American Cops behaving Badly (All inclusive thread)
Replies: 6604
Views: 331124

Re: American Cops behaving Badly (All inclusive thread)

Guys- DT has copped a suspension.

Zero tolerance for racism here.
by Jake
Sun Aug 30, 2020 8:52 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Fix the stupid PR banner
Replies: 7
Views: 399

Re: Fix the stupid PR banner

Will do.
by Jake
Thu Aug 27, 2020 10:13 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Well this site...
Replies: 55
Views: 2845

Re: Well this site...

Pat the Ex Mat wrote: Thu Aug 27, 2020 9:55 am Nice effort from the work experience coder

You have to rotate the screen on a mobile to get the login button out from under the search field...

:lol:
Matt - can you screen shot for me pls?
by Jake
Thu Aug 27, 2020 9:52 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Well this site...
Replies: 55
Views: 2845

Re: Well this site...

Re Avatars on right;
This is a bit of a compromise to improve scaling on hand helds.
If we put it on the left, you'll lose a load of margin on the handhelds, so my gut feel is to keep as it?
by Jake
Thu Aug 27, 2020 8:55 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Well this site...
Replies: 55
Views: 2845

Re: Well this site...

As I said on the other thread, it's been a really tough task.

Any changes we can make that you want, I'll try and sort. I'm pretty sure I can do the avatar thing easy.
by Jake
Thu Aug 27, 2020 8:50 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Forum Down Time
Replies: 28
Views: 2102

Re: Forum Down Time

I'll do a snagging list- just bung anything suitable on here. Apologies for lack of detailed comms- it's been quite a stressful task. We will be doing another one in the next 12 months- sadly the notion of moving to Xenforo was impossible due to the condition of the coding on this. Baby steps and al...
by Jake
Mon Aug 24, 2020 12:21 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Forum Down Time
Replies: 28
Views: 2102

Forum Down Time

All, apols for this, but migrating the forum software today. Expect a downtime of 24-48hrs.
by Jake
Sun Jul 05, 2020 10:46 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Forum | Timescales | Future
Replies: 83
Views: 3980

Re: Forum | Timescales | Future

Questions for Jake : Are you intending to use the "Article Forum" feature described on the below linked page? Or will there be a mix of Article Forum thread types within an active more traditional discussion forum? https://xenforo.com/community/threads/forum-and-thread-types.181789/?fbclid=IwAR223E...
by Jake
Sun Jul 05, 2020 10:42 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Forum | Timescales | Future
Replies: 83
Views: 3980

Re: Forum | Timescales | Future

So. Desktop traffic = bad. Mobile traffic = good. You shower of ageist cnuts. A lesser man than I might hope your pisspoor spineless woke posturing means you end up having to swipe your screens with your acne-addled foreheads. Not really. Both are fine but it tells us how the pages are viewed. And ...
by Jake
Fri Jul 03, 2020 1:31 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Forum | Timescales | Future
Replies: 83
Views: 3980

Re: Forum | Timescales | Future

OomStruisbaai wrote:Jake can you or the mods change my name from OomPB to OomStruisbaai.

Thanks in advance
Done
by Jake
Fri Jul 03, 2020 11:06 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Forum | Timescales | Future
Replies: 83
Views: 3980

Re: Forum | Timescales | Future

Nobody is asking anyone to stay. Far from it; if it wasn't in the best interests of the community to sort an alternative, I'd never have given you any information in the first place and I am therefore delighted that there's an alternative sorted. Kudos to Asmo for a great job well executed.
by Jake
Thu Jul 02, 2020 9:04 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Forum | Timescales | Future
Replies: 83
Views: 3980

Re: Forum | Timescales | Future

:lol: classic PR So basically we’ll all still be here posting on the same board for the next 50 years I genuinely hope to have sorted XenForo before then. With any luck. I’ve no idea what xenforo is but it sounds shit. It better not have sub forums Seems to be ten year old software from a quick goo...
by Jake
Thu Jul 02, 2020 8:44 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Forum | Timescales | Future
Replies: 83
Views: 3980

Re: Forum | Timescales | Future

Duff Paddy wrote::lol: classic PR

So basically we’ll all still be here posting on the same board for the next 50 years
I genuinely hope to have sorted XenForo before then. With any luck.
by Jake
Thu Jul 02, 2020 8:06 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Forum | Timescales | Future
Replies: 83
Views: 3980

Re: Forum | Timescales | Future

EverReady wrote:I want my cut of the 4k
:lol: :lol:
by Jake
Thu Jul 02, 2020 8:04 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Forum | Timescales | Future
Replies: 83
Views: 3980

Re: Forum | Timescales | Future

Jake, you mentioned though that this bored will in future be moderated by the owners, or outsiders appointed by the owners. The way I understood it from day 1, was that this forum will still exist, but the owners will take over the running thereof. In my view, and I think this might have been forgo...
by Jake
Thu Jul 02, 2020 7:50 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Forum | Timescales | Future
Replies: 83
Views: 3980

Re: Forum | Timescales | Future

Jake, you mentioned though that this bored will in future be moderated by the owners, or outsiders appointed by the owners. The way I understood it from day 1, was that this forum will still exist, but the owners will take over the running thereof. In my view, and I think this might have been forgo...
by Jake
Thu Jul 02, 2020 7:33 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Forum | Timescales | Future
Replies: 83
Views: 3980

Re: Forum | Timescales | Future

You mentioned that the new site would be rugby only (or maybe sports only - I can't remember). Is that still likely to be the case Jake? Lance: This is unfortunately how messages become mixed- and if that's my fault I apologise. Plan Sport have 5 products- the roll out is over each of them IN TURN....
by Jake
Thu Jul 02, 2020 7:16 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Forum | Timescales | Future
Replies: 83
Views: 3980

Forum | Timescales | Future

Right: Firstly, reports of my demise on NPR are seriously misreported. Secondly: The Forum here; Any changes that are made or to be made are nothing really to do the forums here or on F365. It's much more to do with stability of content and CMS on the main pages. Forums make up about 0.5% of the rev...
by Jake
Thu Jul 02, 2020 6:07 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: 2 weeks to go, let's thank the Band - PR Visitors Book
Replies: 63
Views: 2419

Re: 2 weeks to go, let's thank the Band - PR Visitors Book

So, I'm pretty sure you'll have a reworking version of this in 2 weeks and then a second wave to follow. We've mended the football forum- massive job- and it's starting to regenerate. it'll take time. We may move it to XenForo but not sure yet. So, you can guarantee this will be fit for purpose and ...
by Jake
Wed Jul 01, 2020 4:39 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: So, yet another false threat
Replies: 20
Views: 1976

Re: So, yet another false threat

So, give or take, we're about 2 weeks away.
by Jake
Fri May 29, 2020 7:20 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The best ice cream has to be
Replies: 115
Views: 4473

Re: The best ice cream has to be

McKay's Scottish Vanilla
followed by
HG Vanilla.
by Jake
Fri May 29, 2020 6:42 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: All hail bimboman and message, PR champions
Replies: 255
Views: 9182

Re: All hail bimboman and message, PR champions

Lads,

I take a very dim view of tee'ing into JM about this thread.

It's the first worthwhile piece of analysis he's managed in 17 yrs on here.
by Jake
Wed May 27, 2020 10:36 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Scummings going by Xmas..... Boris next year.
Replies: 10619
Views: 280318

Re: Boris goooooone or just Cummings?

Could it be the danger of Dom working for China or Russia, if fired, be the biggest issue here?
by Jake
Fri May 15, 2020 12:35 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: How we once were: 2001 and 2003 Editions.
Replies: 22
Views: 2060

Re: How we once were: 2001 and 2003 Editions.

https://scontent.flhr3-2.fna.fbcdn.net/v/t1.15752-9/97977348_603154600287726_1554463670761684992_n.jpg?_nc_cat=102&_nc_sid=b96e70&_nc_oc=AQkzL3x3pO1reQLQzIclaPWz8WX_7Xc0pKt-UII0LO-Icb1JO6JAdZp6c7rjuLFVCL0&_nc_ht=scontent.flhr3-2.fna&oh=f8944b1a92afd5aae1dbb42b5b82df24&oe=5EE25EAA That's as far back...
by Jake
Fri May 15, 2020 12:19 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: How we once were: 2001 and 2003 Editions.
Replies: 22
Views: 2060

How we once were: 2001 and 2003 Editions.

Have been doing some work on the archives. Found these. 2001 and 18th Nov 2003. https://scontent.flhr3-1.fna.fbcdn.net/v/t1.15752-9/97797940_295380211465031_1530733087393054720_n.jpg?_nc_cat=101&_nc_sid=b96e70&_nc_oc=AQmbP9n-cWpJmUz36kyKrQiQVqaDQFkIm-kkM_eNFAaC9a9uZPD-gIS2WMn8TanfSJM&_nc_ht=scontent...
by Jake
Wed May 13, 2020 12:44 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans
Replies: 29166
Views: 801954

Re: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans

The Government have annouced that you are now allowed to play sport but only with members of your own family.

Accordingly, Cinderford versus Lydney will be going ahead on Saturday as planned...
by Jake
Wed May 13, 2020 10:50 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Has anyone heard from Globus?
Replies: 283
Views: 20685

Re: Has anyone heard from Globus?

Frodder wrote:
Jake wrote:All- I emailed him 36 hrs ago. Nothing.
Same here - no result. Worried about the fella
Has anyone got his number? NZer?
by Jake
Wed May 13, 2020 10:34 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Has anyone heard from Globus?
Replies: 283
Views: 20685

Re: Has anyone heard from Globus?

All- I emailed him 36 hrs ago. Nothing.
by Jake
Tue May 12, 2020 3:55 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Has anyone heard from Globus?
Replies: 283
Views: 20685

Re: Has anyone heard from Globus?

I've emailed him.