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by wamberal
Sun Jan 17, 2021 12:27 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Best Rock Guitarist
Replies: 56
Views: 949

Re: Best Rock Guitarist

Totally off topic, although related I guess. I saw Andres Segovia many years ago at the Sydney Town Hall. No amplification. He filled the place with the most amazing, beautiful music.


How many of these "stars" could do that?
by wamberal
Fri Jan 15, 2021 11:59 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Received a call from Tokelau today
Replies: 8
Views: 734

Re: Received a call from Tokelau today

The only safe option is to assume that all telephone calls are scams. If a call arrives from somebody you know, okay, if it purports to come from a bank, or other institution, tell them you will call them back, ask for a name, ask for a number (but do not use it before verifying it). Some scammers a...
by wamberal
Fri Jan 15, 2021 9:38 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: What is next for the GOP?
Replies: 168
Views: 4295

Re: What is next for the GOP?

Ted Cruz is the sleaziest looking politician around.
by wamberal
Fri Jan 15, 2021 7:56 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: What is next for the GOP?
Replies: 168
Views: 4295

Re: What is next for the GOP?

Pages of deep discourse about politics, and not a single mention of the biggest single existential threat we face: global warming and the general devastation of the natural environment, everywhere the eye can see, not to mention under our oceans. Is this a right wing or left wing concern? Apparentl...
by wamberal
Thu Jan 14, 2021 11:30 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: What is next for the GOP?
Replies: 168
Views: 4295

Re: What is next for the GOP?

Pages of deep discourse about politics, and not a single mention of the biggest single existential threat we face: global warming and the general devastation of the natural environment, everywhere the eye can see, not to mention under our oceans. Is this a right wing or left wing concern? Apparently...
by wamberal
Tue Jan 12, 2021 11:37 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: POTUS-DONALD TRUMP-and U.S. Politics catch-all
Replies: 128158
Views: 5503522

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

Fat Old Git wrote: Tue Jan 12, 2021 10:59 pm Be gentle with the poor gullible lad. He's making progress, and has at least discovered paragraphs now.
AND UPPER CASE!!!!!!
by wamberal
Tue Jan 12, 2021 11:07 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Queensland fvcked...
Replies: 142
Views: 2954

Re: Queensland fvcked...

Just heard a news report on the ABC to the effect that it appears that cleaners at The Grand Chancellor Hotel have been a bit slack when it comes to wearing face masks.
by wamberal
Tue Jan 12, 2021 2:15 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: POTUS-DONALD TRUMP-and U.S. Politics catch-all
Replies: 128158
Views: 5503522

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

I reckon you'd be dynamite in the sack. Asperger's Syndrome I reckon. Or something similar. Would have been put away 50 years ago.
by wamberal
Tue Jan 12, 2021 1:29 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Cricket: Australia vs India TEST SERIES
Replies: 1151
Views: 17390

Re: Cricket: Australia vs India TEST SERIES

Slow news day.
by wamberal
Mon Jan 11, 2021 1:03 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: POTUS-DONALD TRUMP-and U.S. Politics catch-all
Replies: 128158
Views: 5503522

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

Floppykid wrote: Sun Jan 10, 2021 11:28 pm Orange man indeed bad.

All the people saying he wasn't are the morons.
Or billionaires. Or hillbillies. Or coal miners.
by wamberal
Mon Jan 11, 2021 12:20 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The greatest ever rock Albums 2-50
Replies: 80
Views: 2052

Re: The greatest ever rock Albums 2-50

A bit more Grandad rock:

Cream - Disraeli Gears
Paul Simon - Here comes Rhymin' Simon
Gerry Rafferty - City to city
Eric Clapton - Slowhand
Don Henley - Building the perfect beast.
Don McLean - American Pie (maybe the greatest of its kind)

Apologies if any duplication.
by wamberal
Sun Jan 10, 2021 8:36 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The greatest ever rock Albums 2-50
Replies: 80
Views: 2052

Re: The greatest ever rock Albums 2-50

The Beatles - Abbey Road (B side)
by wamberal
Sun Jan 10, 2021 2:35 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: POTUS-DONALD TRUMP-and U.S. Politics catch-all
Replies: 128158
Views: 5503522

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

merry! wrote: Sun Jan 10, 2021 1:34 am reckon the don will wear 2 impeachments from the swamp with pride.

bit like getting insults from the weirdos here. :)
Says the weirdest of them all.
by wamberal
Sun Jan 10, 2021 2:34 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Queensland fvcked...
Replies: 142
Views: 2954

Re: Queensland fvcked...

Have to disagree with you on that Wambers, you’ve been inconvenienced, sure... but lockdowns haven’t hurt the economy in NZ or wider Australia at all with overall economic performance improving markedly. The cost of not locking down is potentially much greater and a look at the UK’s current situati...
by wamberal
Sun Jan 10, 2021 1:18 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: POTUS-DONALD TRUMP-and U.S. Politics catch-all
Replies: 128158
Views: 5503522

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

Enzedder wrote: Sun Jan 10, 2021 1:11 am I wonder if this will just add fuel to the fire though.
The fire is well on the way to dying right out, I reckon.
by wamberal
Sun Jan 10, 2021 1:16 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: POTUS-DONALD TRUMP-and U.S. Politics catch-all
Replies: 128158
Views: 5503522

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

Ali's Choice wrote: Sun Jan 10, 2021 1:11 am I can't see enough GOP Senators crossing the floor to impeach their President.
To be picky, the House of Representatives impeaches, the Senate convicts. Or doesn't, as it will probably pan out. But he will wear the mantle of having been impeached twice, which is worth the trouble, I reckon.
by wamberal
Sun Jan 10, 2021 1:14 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Queensland fvcked...
Replies: 142
Views: 2954

Re: Queensland fvcked...

0 new cases in QLD overnight. It would be extraordinary if there are no other cases sooner or later. Either that or extremely lucky. Here's hoping. The economic damage of these lockdowns is immense. We had booked a couple of nights at the Emporium in South Bank, and would have spent close to a coup...
by wamberal
Sun Jan 10, 2021 12:15 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Queensland fvcked...
Replies: 142
Views: 2954

Re: Queensland fvcked...

Ali's Choice wrote: Sun Jan 10, 2021 12:03 am 0 new cases in QLD overnight.
It would be extraordinary if there are no other cases sooner or later.
by wamberal
Fri Jan 08, 2021 2:39 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The enormity of the Democrats' US Election crime
Replies: 564
Views: 22769

Re: The enormity of the Democrats' US Election crime

Mick lies about lying, shock.
by wamberal
Thu Jan 07, 2021 11:04 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Will Donald Trump.....
Replies: 65
Views: 2604

Re: Will Donald Trump.....

Wonder if he'll take a run at some other nominated position - governor of Florida, now he's apparently decided to break terms of his lease (is he incapable of doing anything with integrity?) and live in Mar a Lago? Florida's full of batshit crazy people so he stands half a chance. And Trump apparen...
by wamberal
Thu Jan 07, 2021 7:34 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: POTUS-DONALD TRUMP-and U.S. Politics catch-all
Replies: 128158
Views: 5503522

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

Try as I might, I simply cannot comprehend how the Federal Parliamentary building in a first world country can be stormed by a gang of thugs, encouraged by the Head of farking State.
by wamberal
Thu Jan 07, 2021 2:52 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Cricket: Australia vs India TEST SERIES
Replies: 1151
Views: 17390

Re: Cricket: Australia vs India TEST SERIES

grievous wrote: Thu Jan 07, 2021 2:37 am Pissing down now, wont be cricket today.
Gee, maybe we can get a draw?
by wamberal
Wed Jan 06, 2021 11:05 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: What I did in the war
Replies: 47
Views: 1612

Re: What I did in the war

6.Jones wrote: Wed Jan 06, 2021 10:29 pm It's daylight now. They just turned on the aircon here.

Typing with my left hand. Worryingly I don't know if I ever wiped my arse with my left hand.

Don't worry, you'll manage. I broke some bones in my right wrist when I was volunteering in Tonga, and had to learn pretty quickly how to get by.
by wamberal
Wed Jan 06, 2021 3:00 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: POTUS-DONALD TRUMP-and U.S. Politics catch-all
Replies: 128158
Views: 5503522

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

This is going down to the wire and we are dangerously close to witnessing a first US President installed solely through acts of infamy. Mark Levin lays down the gauntlet to Americans to show they still have spine as a nation: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9W-Opp_xsHI "The voice of him that crieth...
by wamberal
Tue Jan 05, 2021 10:50 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: POTUS-DONALD TRUMP-and U.S. Politics catch-all
Replies: 128158
Views: 5503522

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

Nicola Sturgeon telling the Orange Buffoon not to bother flying to Scotland because he is not welcome.
by wamberal
Mon Jan 04, 2021 7:13 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: POTUS-DONALD TRUMP-and U.S. Politics catch-all
Replies: 128158
Views: 5503522

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

Zico wrote: Mon Jan 04, 2021 2:12 am It's hard to watch the US doing everything they spilt blood to prevent everywhere else.
The US has always acted in its own self-interest. They have done some dreadful things, spilt lots of other people's blood, in the name of "freedom", or "democracy".
by wamberal
Sun Jan 03, 2021 10:56 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: POTUS-DONALD TRUMP-and U.S. Politics catch-all
Replies: 128158
Views: 5503522

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

Hard evidence presented at the Georgia enquiry - 30,000 Trump votes removed, over 12000 others switched from Trump to Biden. Scrutiny of the progressive data records shows Trump figures going backwards - it is not possible for a candidate in an election to lose votes they have already received!: ht...
by wamberal
Sun Jan 03, 2021 7:38 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: POTUS-DONALD TRUMP-and U.S. Politics catch-all
Replies: 128158
Views: 5503522

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

I've worked it out. mightyreds is from a parallel universe. One that has yet to invent paragraphs. I have worked it out much better mightyreds, who is currently on your ignore list, made this post. Display this post. What I really do not understand about mightyreds is why he is wasting his time try...
by wamberal
Sun Jan 03, 2021 3:37 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: POTUS-DONALD TRUMP-and U.S. Politics catch-all
Replies: 128158
Views: 5503522

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

Wignu wrote: Sun Jan 03, 2021 3:35 am
Fat Old Git wrote: Sun Jan 03, 2021 3:29 am Didn't one or several of the mods indicate that they would enforce it? He might.not have much choice.
Be a bit shit if they do tbh.
I agree.
by wamberal
Sun Jan 03, 2021 2:57 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Australia poking the Chinese bear
Replies: 699
Views: 19033

Re: Australia poking the Chinese bear

There is a helluva lot we cannot understand, for sure. Makes it pretty difficult for governments to frame policy, eh?
by wamberal
Sun Jan 03, 2021 2:13 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Australia poking the Chinese bear
Replies: 699
Views: 19033

Re: Australia poking the Chinese bear

I'm a fan of them translating it to the local language of wherever they play the home game. On the other hand, if there could be one recognised version we could all learn it and sing it at the games.
by wamberal
Sat Jan 02, 2021 10:41 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Australia poking the Chinese bear
Replies: 699
Views: 19033

Re: Australia poking the Chinese bear

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KrLTe1_9zso&ab_channel=rich963 For AC. 8) I’m actually embarrassed to say it, but no song had ever choked me up until I heard this for the first time. I heard another version, and I liked it, but when Mandawuy Yunupingu did the indigenous verse I had to pull the car ...
by wamberal
Sat Jan 02, 2021 1:00 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: POTUS-DONALD TRUMP-and U.S. Politics catch-all
Replies: 128158
Views: 5503522

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

Mick Mannock wrote: Sat Jan 02, 2021 12:43 am
wamberal wrote: Fri Jan 01, 2021 11:32 pm Are you denying that the Fat Orangeman suggested injections of bleach as a potential cure for Covid-19?
You are bizarre.
Being labelled "bizarre" by you, Mick, is a real compliment.
by wamberal
Sat Jan 02, 2021 12:58 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: What's your BMI?
Replies: 59
Views: 1850

Re: What's your BMI?

Gwenno wrote: Sat Jan 02, 2021 12:50 am Every BMI thread has a comment about body fat %age, and another about muscle mass. Why not just say ‘Look at me! I’ve lost weight, fatty!’
There is a serious point to be made, actually. Should we rely on the BMI as a measure, or not?
by wamberal
Fri Jan 01, 2021 11:32 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: POTUS-DONALD TRUMP-and U.S. Politics catch-all
Replies: 128158
Views: 5503522

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

Are you denying that the Fat Orangeman suggested injections of bleach as a potential cure for Covid-19?
by wamberal
Fri Jan 01, 2021 7:39 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: What's your BMI?
Replies: 59
Views: 1850

Re: What's your BMI?

It is a pretty blunt instrument as far as I can see. An athlete 2 metres tall is overweight if he exceeds 100 kg.
by wamberal
Fri Jan 01, 2021 3:43 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: What's your BMI?
Replies: 59
Views: 1850

What's your BMI?

Mine is 25.1.
by wamberal
Wed Dec 30, 2020 11:47 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Australia poking the Chinese bear
Replies: 699
Views: 19033

Re: Australia poking the Chinese bear

I think the whole meatballs thing is overrated. They’re OK, but a bit ‘packet’. The sauce is downright weird and the cans of warm appletize don’t help. I found myself hoping to get back to the desks and sofas ASAP IKEA meatballs are the worst. I’m no expert, but I’m getting better, but at the end o...
by wamberal
Wed Dec 30, 2020 11:45 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Australia poking the Chinese bear
Replies: 699
Views: 19033

Re: Australia poking the Chinese bear

Liberal Senator Jim Molan says that Australia is "likely" to be involved in a war between the USA and China in the next few years. https://mobile.twitter.com/7NewsAustralia/status/1343517558427697153 If Molan believes that, shirley he’d be calling for end of iron ore, coal and gas exports to China,...
by wamberal
Tue Dec 29, 2020 2:20 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Cricket: Australia vs India TEST SERIES
Replies: 1151
Views: 17390

Re: Cricket: Australia vs India TEST SERIES

No farking excuses for this shambles. The best bowling attack in the world cannot carry this motley collection of mediocrities.