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by Jeff the Bear
Sat May 15, 2021 10:35 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: ex-POTUS DONALD TRUMP-and U.S. Politics catch-all
Replies: 128617
Views: 5939149

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

Masterji wrote: Sat May 15, 2021 9:33 pm
Mick Mannock wrote: Sat May 15, 2021 7:06 pm
Eugenius wrote: Sat May 15, 2021 4:40 pm Micks a winner like Trump !
I will never achieve as much as Trump.

Nor will you.
You give me daddies billions, I am sure I could do a decent job..
I reckon we are all capable of running a casino into the ground...especially Mick.
by Jeff the Bear
Sat May 15, 2021 8:57 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Official Welsh Rugby Thread
Replies: 25497
Views: 1262489

Re: The Official Welsh Rugby Thread

That game just proves how much Tomos and Hardy are so much better than Cawdor Tomos was outstanding. Some of his passes could only be described as glorious. Thr commentators were talking about two playmaker in the Cardiff backing, but it was more like 3 with a lot of the game played off 9. Strange ...
by Jeff the Bear
Sat May 15, 2021 8:22 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Official Welsh Rugby Thread
Replies: 25497
Views: 1262489

Re: The Official Welsh Rugby Thread

That game just proves how much Tomos and Hardy are so much better than Cawdor Tomos was outstanding. Some of his passes could only be described as glorious. Thr commentators were talking about two playmaker in the Cardiff backing, but it was more like 3 with a lot of the game played off 9. Strange ...
by Jeff the Bear
Sat May 15, 2021 10:05 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: TT Super Rugby: Crusaders vs Brumbies: MATCH THREAD: Sat 15th May
Replies: 255
Views: 5573

Re: TT Super Rugby: Crusaders vs Brumbies: MATCH THREAD: Sat 15th May

As a neutral, I thoroughly enjoyed that. Super Rugby has been shit for a whole due to the utter domination of thr Kiwi sides. More games like that and I'll be watching a lot more. :thumbup:
by Jeff the Bear
Sat May 15, 2021 5:24 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: NZ Politics Thread
Replies: 34812
Views: 1511629

Re: NZ Politics Thread

Unfortunately, as flagged in this very thread, it looks like the private sector is letting the side down in the drive to provide desperately needed housing and help flatten demand in the housing market, i.e. by intensifying land use by building more houses on it. They've sat back and done nothing t...
by Jeff the Bear
Fri May 14, 2021 5:28 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Official Welsh Rugby Thread
Replies: 25497
Views: 1262489

Re: The Official Welsh Rugby Thread

So Christ in 2019 says he wants to make a statement with Exeter U20s over next 24 months, and play for Wales in RWC2023. But I guess COVID has cut his dreams a little. Anyone know how he is doing? https://www.walesonline.co.uk/sport/rugby/rugby-news/giant-welsh-teen-talent-everyone-16718866?int_sou...
by Jeff the Bear
Thu May 13, 2021 10:07 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Wales to Grandslam the SH teams this Autumn*
Replies: 84
Views: 3212

Re: Wales to Grandslam the SH teams this Autumn*

I've just noticed that Wales are attempting to do this after a Lions tour and this could be utter humilitation. And we're playing the Argies twice this summer with our B team. It's either going to glorious, or a shitshow...and I wouldn't have it any other way. :thumbup: Have you all gone mad? We ar...
by Jeff the Bear
Thu May 13, 2021 11:16 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Lack of Reaction Over Confirmed UFO Sightings
Replies: 189
Views: 4206

Re: The Lack of Reaction Over Confirmed UFO Sightings

My personal take on the Fermi Paradox is that life is quote common throughout the Universe, however, intelligent, sentient life is rarer than hens' teeth, even given the size of place. So, the chances of two intelligent species existing in time together and being within a proximity of potential com...
by Jeff the Bear
Thu May 13, 2021 10:17 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Lack of Reaction Over Confirmed UFO Sightings
Replies: 189
Views: 4206

Re: The Lack of Reaction Over Confirmed UFO Sightings

If we are going to go down the 'Is it really aliens?' path, then my opinion is the classic "it's secretive military tech". Just think, this alien-looking-craft was flying around Area 51 in the late 70's. You can't tell me that this, the Nighthawk that came from it, and the B2 bomber aren't the basis...
by Jeff the Bear
Thu May 13, 2021 3:20 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Cadbury Old Gold Wallabies
Replies: 77
Views: 1811

Re: Cadbury Old Gold Wallabies

Is a product designed for fatties the right one to emblazon across a sports team jersey?
by Jeff the Bear
Wed May 12, 2021 11:04 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Mike Brown, long ban incoming
Replies: 78
Views: 6772

Re: Mike Brown, long ban incoming

DragsterDriver wrote: Wed May 12, 2021 10:58 am 6 weeks.
That seems ridiculously lenient...but then again, I think I'd have a better chance of guessing the lottery numbers as guessing what ban lengths in rugby.
by Jeff the Bear
Wed May 12, 2021 6:51 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Anthony Joshua
Replies: 9514
Views: 532921

Re: Anthony Joshua

To go back to the Canelo fight, and I know I'm a broken record for drugs in sport...but is anyone else suspicious about how a good technical boxer at lower weights found murderous one punch power that can cave people's faces in later in his career?
by Jeff the Bear
Wed May 12, 2021 5:52 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Wales to Grandslam the SH teams this Autumn*
Replies: 84
Views: 3212

Re: Wales to Grandslam the SH teams this Autumn*

AND-y wrote: Wed May 12, 2021 5:49 pm I've just noticed that Wales are attempting to do this after a Lions tour and this could be utter humilitation.
And we're playing the Argies twice this summer with our B team. It's either going to glorious, or a shitshow...and I wouldn't have it any other way. :thumbup:
by Jeff the Bear
Wed May 12, 2021 5:49 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Lack of Reaction Over Confirmed UFO Sightings
Replies: 189
Views: 4206

Re: The Lack of Reaction Over Confirmed UFO Sightings

The lack of response from the public is quite funny, no one appears to actually give a single f*ck. I know this isn't the point of your post, but given the hysteria of UFO sightings in times past, isn't this the real fascinating part? If I were to remove my "The truth is out there conspiracy" tinfo...
by Jeff the Bear
Tue May 11, 2021 10:29 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Army of fake fans boosts China’s global messaging
Replies: 16
Views: 650

Re: Army of fake fans boosts China’s global messaging

Army of fake fans online boosts China’s global messaging China’s ruling Communist Party has opened a new front in its long, ambitious war to shape global public opinion: Western social media. Liu Xiaoming, who recently stepped down as China’s ambassador to the United Kingdom, is one of the party’s ...
by Jeff the Bear
Tue May 11, 2021 9:28 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: England Saxons gooooooooooooone
Replies: 99
Views: 3529

Re: England Saxons gooooooooooooone

ukjim wrote: Tue May 11, 2021 8:37 am England Aces.

an opportunity squandered
:lol:

Got to love branding types. I feel fairly confident if you drew up an exhaustive list of every single possible team name for England's A team, 'Aces' would be in the bottom 10.
by Jeff the Bear
Mon May 10, 2021 7:27 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: No thread on what is happening in Jerusalem?
Replies: 251
Views: 7171

Re: No thread on what is happening in Jerusalem?

Potential death to anyone on the planet from fiery molten space ball was pretty important to be fair.
by Jeff the Bear
Sun May 09, 2021 11:43 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Trans Tasman Comp will be best comp
Replies: 98
Views: 2655

Re: Trans Tasman Comp will be best comp

Poor man's Rainbow Cup.
by Jeff the Bear
Sun May 09, 2021 7:20 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Official Welsh Rugby Thread
Replies: 25497
Views: 1262489

Re: The Official Welsh Rugby Thread

Frodder wrote: Sun May 09, 2021 6:16 pm What a game eh
Worth watching on catch up?
by Jeff the Bear
Sun May 09, 2021 12:20 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The official Lions 2021 thread
Replies: 576
Views: 28875

Re: The official Lions 2021 thread

Question on Biggar: imo exactly the right choice at 10 against the bokke, we bring out the best in him, he always performs against us. Hate the guy :lol: But wasnt he somehow down in the pecking order for Wales at 10 behind Ascombe(?) and some other guy and only played in the Rwc 19 due to injury o...
by Jeff the Bear
Sat May 08, 2021 11:36 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Official Welsh Rugby Thread
Replies: 25497
Views: 1262489

Re: The Official Welsh Rugby Thread

A game so bad that even though you win, you are still forced to resign!!! :lol:

Surely this is all leading to installing Peel as Head Coach.
by Jeff the Bear
Sat May 08, 2021 10:08 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Official Welsh Rugby Thread
Replies: 25497
Views: 1262489

Re: The Official Welsh Rugby Thread

Theflier wrote: Sat May 08, 2021 8:58 pm This is one of the worst games or rugby I've seen, a true reason to welcome cataracts
It was grim stuff alright. A game made for Keiran Williams...without him thr Ospreys had nothing.
by Jeff the Bear
Sat May 08, 2021 7:58 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Official Welsh Rugby Thread
Replies: 25497
Views: 1262489

Re: The Official Welsh Rugby Thread

Keystone cops stuff there. Foxy slowly stumbles through some terrible tackles, before knocking on within an inch of thr line.
by Jeff the Bear
Sat May 08, 2021 10:56 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Official Welsh Rugby Thread
Replies: 25497
Views: 1262489

Re: The Official Welsh Rugby Thread

Derwyn wrote: Sat May 08, 2021 10:47 am Dragons set to go back into private ownership. Great news.
Only good if someone is bringing cash.
by Jeff the Bear
Sat May 08, 2021 10:38 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: COVID-19... lab or nature?
Replies: 113
Views: 3433

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

Dozy wrote: Sat May 08, 2021 10:30 am If you are going for QAnon level put there theories then throw the the US lab leak in the summer they put down vaping then the army lads who turned up in wuhan for the military games and made the whole boat sick.

Just as nutty.
That's more like it.
by Jeff the Bear
Sat May 08, 2021 10:24 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: COVID-19... lab or nature?
Replies: 113
Views: 3433

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

I was expecting more from Dozy tbf.
by Jeff the Bear
Sat May 08, 2021 9:40 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The official Lions 2021 thread
Replies: 576
Views: 28875

Re: The official Lions 2021 thread

Still trying to get my head around two obvious omissions, Underhill and Sinker. Must be on the reserve list as injuries will happen to the 37. It got lost at the bottom of a page during the rapid posting after the annoucement, but someone else had a similar question about Sinckler, and I wondered i...
by Jeff the Bear
Sat May 08, 2021 9:21 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: COVID-19... lab or nature?
Replies: 113
Views: 3433

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

In all of China, the pandemic broke out on the doorstep of the Wuhan institute. I’ve seen this faulty logic pushed before. The Wuhan Institute is where it is because it researches corona viruses. +1 I'm not entirely sure that disproves anything. Just because it's in a place where Coronavirus may na...
by Jeff the Bear
Fri May 07, 2021 10:39 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Sort your shit out SANZAAR!
Replies: 77
Views: 2672

Re: Sort you shit out SANZAAR!

The AB's are playing Wales in thr autumn.
by Jeff the Bear
Fri May 07, 2021 2:05 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Unhappy Tourists
Replies: 4
Views: 641

Unhappy Tourists

Was just looking over the Lions squad, and I remembered that in the last week or so, both Marler and Best made comments that when they knew they weren't going to be in the starting test teams, it impacted their attitude. So, is it a possibility that Gatland has learnt from this, and that he thinks a...
by Jeff the Bear
Thu May 06, 2021 10:28 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Official Welsh Rugby Thread
Replies: 25497
Views: 1262489

Re: The Official Welsh Rugby Thread

Josh not getting selected is a shocking decision I think there's a good chance he'll tour in the end. Injuries + suspensions might whittle down the back row stocks between now and then Backrow is a quality deep area. I think he or Underhill are next on the rank if/when injury hits. Yes, totally agr...
by Jeff the Bear
Thu May 06, 2021 1:00 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The official Lions 2021 thread
Replies: 576
Views: 28875

Re: The official Lions 2021 thread

MrDominator wrote: Thu May 06, 2021 12:59 pm Players who'll be on the "How the fudge were they ever Lions?" list in a decade's time:

- Ali Price
- Chris Harris
- Bundee Aki
- Jack Conan
I reckon you could had Hill to that list as well.
by Jeff the Bear
Thu May 06, 2021 12:58 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The official Lions 2021 thread
Replies: 576
Views: 28875

Re: The official Lions 2021 thread

DragsterDriver wrote: Thu May 06, 2021 12:56 pm No Ford to be expected I guess- I’d have thought Gatland would hate Russell.
Definitely the Scottish influence in the selection room. I reckon that if Tandy/Townsend are not in the room, then Price or Russell don't get picked.
by Jeff the Bear
Thu May 06, 2021 12:55 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The official Lions 2021 thread
Replies: 576
Views: 28875

Re: The official Lions 2021 thread

Aki must be a Gatland pick. He hasn't even played much recently due to injury. I don't know why I didn't consider him. This is the same Gats who took Te'o to NZ 4 years ago, after all. Gats has never fielded a team without a bosher at 12 or 13 (or both), and he's the only recognised hard-running ce...
by Jeff the Bear
Thu May 06, 2021 12:52 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The official Lions 2021 thread
Replies: 576
Views: 28875

Re: The official Lions 2021 thread

No Sinckler is a big shock. I'm very meh on Hill and Simmonds. I also think taking Conan and Simmonds over Stander is just nonsense. Stander is done. Wise up. Jeez, I didn't even notice the omission of Sinckler. That is gob-smacking. Maybe blotted his copybook in 2017? Sinckler had a poor 6 nations...
by Jeff the Bear
Thu May 06, 2021 12:46 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The official Lions 2021 thread
Replies: 576
Views: 28875

Re: The official Lions 2021 thread

Some random shouts in there. Daly and Aki are top draw WTF's! Hill, Conan and Ali Price to a lesser extent.
by Jeff the Bear
Thu May 06, 2021 12:34 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The official Lions 2021 thread
Replies: 576
Views: 28875

Re: The official Lions 2021 thread

Squad increased to 37. Wonder who the 37th person was.
by Jeff the Bear
Thu May 06, 2021 12:32 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The official Lions 2021 thread
Replies: 576
Views: 28875

Re: The official Lions 2021 thread

Ah Christ, they've got more talking heads on now. fudge off will you.
by Jeff the Bear
Thu May 06, 2021 12:29 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The official Lions 2021 thread
Replies: 576
Views: 28875

Re: The official Lions 2021 thread

etherman wrote: Thu May 06, 2021 12:27 pm
Willie Falloon wrote: Thu May 06, 2021 12:23 pm What the hell was that? :blush:
They've beamed him in from the planet Comatose.
:lol:
by Jeff the Bear
Thu May 06, 2021 10:45 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The official Lions 2021 thread
Replies: 576
Views: 28875

Re: The official Lions 2021 thread

Is there a squad announcement thread? AWJ confirmed as Captain I hear. I think this is the squad announcement thread. Anywho, I'll be fast asleep when the announcement comes. As such, I'll leave with this...if someone had told me 12 months ago that Wyn Jones would be a nailed on Lions squad member,...