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by Trostan
Wed Jan 27, 2021 10:36 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans
Replies: 30243
Views: 833915

Re: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans

It seems that DD finds making comparisons easier than you do.
But then he trips himself up, because he's not too bright.
by Trostan
Wed Jan 27, 2021 10:27 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans
Replies: 30243
Views: 833915

Re: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans

If only Ireland were still in the warm bosom of the United Kingdom, like the Scots, they'd be getting so many more vaccines... All those poor Irish pensioners, watching on - unprotected - as Britain vaccinates all and sundry. The perils of nationalism eh, lads? And if the UK had the same Covid deat...
by Trostan
Tue Jan 26, 2021 10:11 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread
Replies: 24645
Views: 580247

Re: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread

Nobody voted purely because of the bus figure Indeed, this seems to be a common myth in Ireland though. Economic intelligence and logical reasoning are not their strong points it has to be said Irish lack of economic inteligence pervading the EU. Now that our Finance Minister, Paschal Donohue has b...
by Trostan
Tue Jan 26, 2021 10:06 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread
Replies: 24645
Views: 580247

Re: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread

So you don't enjoy that "remoaners" etc are annoyed? It's a bit strange that we are all on here pretending it's all bants but really showing signs of growing malaise In all honesty, I had hoped that Remainers might concede that its not actually as bad as they had feared. Its not perfect, certainly ...
by Trostan
Tue Jan 26, 2021 9:55 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread
Replies: 24645
Views: 580247

Re: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread

Nobody voted purely because of the bus figure Indeed, this seems to be a common myth in Ireland though. Economic intelligence and logical reasoning are not their strong points it has to be said Irish lack of economic inteligence pervading the EU. Now that our Finance Minister, Paschal Donohue has b...
by Trostan
Tue Jan 26, 2021 7:23 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Irish unity....?
Replies: 1594
Views: 42298

Re: Irish unity....?

So the Catholic lads who gave Winnie a hiding are now the victims? :lol: :lol: Oh course not silly. Unless you meant in the grander sense of them living in a state that openly discriminated against them in employment, housing, policing and gerrymandering. Then yes To be less intense. It was the Cat...
by Trostan
Tue Jan 26, 2021 7:10 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread
Replies: 24645
Views: 580247

Re: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread

From an entirely personal point of view, and slag me for it if you want, but I do take some delight from the Remainer British middle classes and their angst about Brexit for example "Cressida's skiing lessons are going to cost me a fortune now" But that's just me. :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: Don't forg...
by Trostan
Tue Jan 26, 2021 6:59 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread
Replies: 24645
Views: 580247

Re: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread

From an entirely personal point of view, and slag me for it if you want, but I do take some delight from the Remainer British middle classes and their angst about Brexit for example "Cressida's skiing lessons are going to cost me a fortune now" But that's just me. :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: Don't forg...
by Trostan
Tue Jan 26, 2021 6:22 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Irish unity....?
Replies: 1594
Views: 42298

Re: Irish unity....?

So I was making it up Is that your position? I was a scared teenager, I'm sorry if I didnt have my wits about me to have a witty Crocodile Dundee type retort to knock them off their guard. I'm sure there is a police record of it somewhere as they were involved I know this is hard for you to compreh...
by Trostan
Tue Jan 26, 2021 5:47 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Irish unity....?
Replies: 1594
Views: 42298

Re: Irish unity....?

It’s true. From what I can gather from speaking to an nordie in-law, most blokes in Belfast at least experienced encounters likes Winne’s growing up. They learned to have their wits about them. That’s how life was. If he said he was chased by the B-Specials as a young lad i’d have had more sympathy...
by Trostan
Tue Jan 26, 2021 5:16 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Irish unity....?
Replies: 1594
Views: 42298

Re: Irish unity....?

I spent a great deal of my adolescence in Fermanagh.
I will be buried there.
I love it, its one of the our island's beautiful places
I wish it was part of one Ireland.
by Trostan
Tue Jan 26, 2021 5:11 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Irish unity....?
Replies: 1594
Views: 42298

Re: Irish unity....?

My point, Winnie, is that there remains that cohort of entrenched right wing Protestants whose history swerves between 1690 and Burntollet. Having resumed my life in a substantially, bigotry free country, I see no valid reason why the people in free Ireland would want to subsume an economic and soc...
by Trostan
Tue Jan 26, 2021 5:06 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Irish unity....?
Replies: 1594
Views: 42298

Re: Irish unity....?

Mullet 2 wrote: Tue Jan 26, 2021 4:43 pm Also isn't it weird that everybody in the North has the same story about getting beaten up by three Prods/Taigs

Its must have been like the Warriors up there
I have a different slant.
Prod beaten up by 3 English soldiers on Queens Bridge in Belfast, while the RUC watched on.
by Trostan
Tue Jan 26, 2021 4:50 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Irish unity....?
Replies: 1594
Views: 42298

Re: Irish unity....?

How quaint Do we get to sew our own stars on? What if they will mirror how the RC behaved in NI and neither moved on and made the country work or move to the 'South', but instead blew the shite out of it? In fairness we won't be denying you jobs or civil rights like you did to the catholics in NI. ...
by Trostan
Tue Jan 26, 2021 3:57 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Irish unity....?
Replies: 1594
Views: 42298

Re: Irish unity....?

In my UI the prods will either move on and make the country work or move to the "mainland". It will be a free country not an autocracy. I won't step in their way How quaint Do we get to sew our own stars on? What if they will mirror how the RC behaved in NI and neither moved on and made the country...
by Trostan
Tue Jan 26, 2021 3:44 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Irish unity....?
Replies: 1594
Views: 42298

Re: Irish unity....?

Funny thing is Right now only 43% want a UI, 47% want to remain and 10% undecided The loyalists breaking support for GFA would bring more catholics around to a UI. All the loyalists have to do is nothing and the union is safe for a few years. Best of both worlds Opinion polls on a UI don't and won'...
by Trostan
Tue Jan 26, 2021 3:28 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Official Irish Rugby Thread
Replies: 441989
Views: 16601754

Re: The Official Irish Rugby Thread

Perhaps Stockdale is taking greater privacy, a la heaslip, over his medical pronouncements. Maybe he’s off to France? Maybe he’s got covid? Maybe he’s just been dropped? Maybe he’s taking time off to study horticulture? The possibilities are endless. There is strong chance he dropped himself :lol: ...
by Trostan
Tue Jan 26, 2021 2:27 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Drunken Brits - we're glad to be rid of them
Replies: 95
Views: 2532

Re: Drunken Brits - we're glad to be rid of them

When I sold my wholesale computer (HP and IBM) company, I retired to Quinta Do Lago in The Algarve for a few years. My experience was that the Portuguese welcomed Irish visitors openly. "Eu sou Irlandes" was an invitation to a smile. The "donkey-burger" brigade - English tourists - didn't get the s...
by Trostan
Tue Jan 26, 2021 2:25 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Drunken Brits - we're glad to be rid of them
Replies: 95
Views: 2532

Re: Drunken Brits - we're glad to be rid of them

I extend an open apology to all English people on this thread, which is specifically about excessive drinking by Brits, who I may have offended by my comments.
That is to those who have not Irishfied it by trying to demean Irish people.
by Trostan
Tue Jan 26, 2021 1:58 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Drunken Brits - we're glad to be rid of them
Replies: 95
Views: 2532

Re: Drunken Brits - we're glad to be rid of them

When I sold my wholesale computer (HP and IBM) company, I retired to Quinta Do Lago in The Algarve for a few years. My experience was that the Portuguese welcomed Irish visitors openly. "Eu sou Irlandes" was an invitation to a smile. The "donkey-burger" brigade - English tourists - didn't get the sa...
by Trostan
Tue Jan 26, 2021 12:12 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: ex-POTUS DONALD TRUMP-and U.S. Politics catch-all
Replies: 128988
Views: 5568389

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

I'm not sure the Trump mob would have been inclined to do what they did had they not witnessed mob behaviour in countless cities for months leading up to the elections. Those mobs seemed almost encouraged by everyone on the US left. True story. So you're saying that they only stormed the Capitol bu...
by Trostan
Tue Jan 26, 2021 11:58 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread
Replies: 24645
Views: 580247

Re: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread

My Dutch Amazon delivery just took 3 days, better than the old days from Amazon UK!
by Trostan
Tue Jan 26, 2021 11:52 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread
Replies: 24645
Views: 580247

Re: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread

There is no doubt that the UK is being very successful at Covid annihilation. They have annihilated 1447 people for every 1 million of their population. (World rank 5th) Ireland lags badly behind at just 590 per million. - 47th. I wonder which country has more need of the vaccine? Better hang on to ...
by Trostan
Mon Jan 25, 2021 11:08 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread
Replies: 24645
Views: 580247

Re: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread

Says the lad googling drug deaths in Ireland and reading wiki on the Irish name for Dublin You know that takes like, 9 seconds to do, for both of them. :lol: And how many of your last 50 posts are on Ireland or Irish people do you think. It's clear enough you're not getting your rocks off regular. ...
by Trostan
Mon Jan 25, 2021 7:14 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: U.S. politics thread and Joe Biden-the Ronan O'Gara of U.S. Presidents
Replies: 804
Views: 25196

Re: U.S. politics thread and Joe Biden-the Ronan O'Gara of U.S. Presidents

Mick Mannock wrote: Sun Jan 24, 2021 7:29 pm
guy smiley wrote: Sun Jan 24, 2021 7:13 pm How sweet are the tears of the losers?
Those losing their jobs?

Yeah, sweet tears :?
Losers are people who lose
Two national electoral majority votes
The House
The Senate
The Presidency
The 2020 election
The State of Georgia
All his "friends?"
And, potentially liberty
by Trostan
Mon Jan 25, 2021 7:08 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: U.S. politics thread and Joe Biden-the Ronan O'Gara of U.S. Presidents
Replies: 804
Views: 25196

Re: U.S. politics thread and Joe Biden-the Ronan O'Gara of U.S. Presidents

https://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/2020/nov/27/trumps-furniture-fail-desk-donald-table-tv-dinners I wonder if they will sneer at Biden's tiny table too https://images.hindustantimes.com/img/2021/01/23/550x309/AP01_23_2021_000009B_1611380800460_1611380833655.jpg Enough room to see Kamala and F...
by Trostan
Mon Jan 25, 2021 4:52 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Drunken Brits - we're glad to be rid of them
Replies: 95
Views: 2532

Re: Drunken Brits - we're glad to be rid of them

That will be self declared. The only thing that proves is that we're more truthful when asked the question. A lot of those countries would be too fûcked to answer properly: Aidan: how many times have ye been drunk this year, Podraig ? Podraig: Ah now, basically I’ve only been drunk once, that was J...
by Trostan
Sun Jan 24, 2021 9:07 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread
Replies: 24645
Views: 580247

Re: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread

Irish Joe says that it will be much easier to funnel the USA's commercial development into the EU through Ireland as both countries use English Well that's great for you guys, with the US being a Soviet-style planned economy and all. A little word here. Friendship, respect, you know I was sole whol...
by Trostan
Sun Jan 24, 2021 8:56 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread
Replies: 24645
Views: 580247

Re: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread

Irish Joe says that it will be much easier to funnel the USA's commercial development into the EU through Ireland as both countries use English Well that's great for you guys, with the US being a Soviet-style planned economy and all. A little word here. Friendship, respect, you know I was sole whol...
by Trostan
Sat Jan 23, 2021 7:42 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread
Replies: 24645
Views: 580247

Re: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread

Irish Joe says that it will be much easier to funnel the USA's commercial development into the EU through Ireland as both countries use English Well that's great for you guys, with the US being a Soviet-style planned economy and all. A little word here. Friendship, respect, you know I was sole whol...
by Trostan
Sat Jan 23, 2021 7:16 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread
Replies: 24645
Views: 580247

Re: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread

Irish Joe says that it will be much easier to funnel the USA's commercial development into the EU through Ireland as both countries use English
by Trostan
Sat Jan 23, 2021 6:48 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: DAC call out thread
Replies: 62
Views: 2241

Re: DAC call out thread

You'll have to explain that one thanks. That i am glad to see your military experience has been put to use in a career as a security guard :thumbup: Oh right, I thought it was something to do with begging. I'm here to maintain the air conditioning in our server rooms and associated comms room. Grea...
by Trostan
Sat Jan 23, 2021 6:41 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Official Munster v Leinster "O'Classico" Match Thread
Replies: 793
Views: 10790

Re: Official Munster v Leinster "O'Classico" Match Thread

Mr. Very Popular wrote: Sat Jan 23, 2021 6:33 pm Christ, there's nothing like Guinness, nothing.
There is..
Another one..
by Trostan
Thu Jan 21, 2021 11:17 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread
Replies: 24645
Views: 580247

Re: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread

Irish Joe has just had Churchill's bust removed from the Oval office. When Barack did that, Boris threw a little "Kenyan" racial slur. Wonder if Boris will do some Paddy whacking this time, seeing he is so far behind the eight ball? Biden can do what he likes with his own office, however, you're co...
by Trostan
Thu Jan 21, 2021 11:08 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread
Replies: 24645
Views: 580247

Re: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread

Irish Joe has just had Churchill's bust removed from the Oval office. When Barack did that, Boris threw a little "Kenyan" racial slur. Wonder if Boris will do some Paddy whacking this time, seeing he is so far behind the eight ball? Biden can do what he likes with his own office, however, you're co...
by Trostan
Thu Jan 21, 2021 10:51 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread
Replies: 24645
Views: 580247

Re: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread

DAC_ wrote: Thu Jan 21, 2021 10:18 pm When did we think the Bonos are going to shut their mouths and start to mind their own business?
Maybe when ill-informed idiots like you start getting their facts right and back off your racist comments
Ireland 24 per cent child poverty
UK 28 per cent child poverty.
Try harder
by Trostan
Thu Jan 21, 2021 10:45 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread
Replies: 24645
Views: 580247

Re: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread

Irish Joe has just had Churchill's bust removed from the Oval office.
When Barack did that, Boris threw a little "Kenyan" racial slur.
Wonder if Boris will do some Paddy whacking this time, seeing he is so far behind the eight ball?
by Trostan
Thu Jan 21, 2021 8:14 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread
Replies: 24645
Views: 580247

Re: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread

Is France even signed up to the Vienna Convention? Nope. Nor are India, South Africa, Norway or the USA. Is there a point to your question? Don't think any of those states are making a fuss about EU not getting full diplomatic status. Errr... Why would they? The EU doesn't represent them on the int...
by Trostan
Thu Jan 21, 2021 7:56 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread
Replies: 24645
Views: 580247

Re: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread

Just an aside.. I hope the Scots don't ruin Queen Lizzie's last few years by p1ssing off before she croaks. In the words of Monty Python "She's a nice Sheila and not a bit stuck up!" Hate to see a bastardised Union Jack on her coffin. I hope she dies screaming after what she did to the queen of our...
by Trostan
Thu Jan 21, 2021 7:08 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread
Replies: 24645
Views: 580247

Re: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread

Just an aside..
I hope the Scots don't ruin Queen Lizzie's last few years by p1ssing off before she croaks.
In the words of Monty Python
"She's a nice Sheila and not a bit stuck up!"
Hate to see a bastardised Union Jack on her coffin.