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by aitch@wasps
Tue Dec 24, 2019 12:09 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: PR Depression, Anxiety and Suicidal
Replies: 2545
Views: 207495

Re: PR Depression, Anxiety and Suicidal

Aitch, sorry to here that. You're damn right about getting paperwork in order. I buried my dad yesterday and always felt a bit of a fraud using this page to vent on, but it did help massively, so apologies and thanks for the intrusion No apologies necessary but thanks all the same. Watch out for ba...
by aitch@wasps
Tue Dec 24, 2019 11:10 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Television buying advice
Replies: 108
Views: 5398

Re: Television buying advice

Crikey! We just upgraded from a 28” (I think?) which we’d had for over ten years and was starting to play up to a 32” because neither of us is deaf or blind and our lounge is quite small. Got a Toshiba for £180 in Costco. Funnily enough, because the old telly had a good couple of inches of frame aro...
by aitch@wasps
Tue Dec 24, 2019 10:49 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: PR Depression, Anxiety and Suicidal
Replies: 2545
Views: 207495

Re: PR Depression, Anxiety and Suicidal

Amazing how, reading other’s experiences puts ones own into perspective. My dad died at the end of May. He’d had surgery to remove a supposedly cancerous (we never had confirmation) growth from his right lung (he never smoked) but came out of it with post surgical delirium which was horrendous. He t...
by aitch@wasps
Wed May 29, 2019 10:01 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Big Lol’s willy in the news again
Replies: 38
Views: 3124

Re: Big Lol’s willy in the news again

In that esteemed publication The Sun, eh? Bound to be true then... :roll:
by aitch@wasps
Sun Apr 14, 2019 7:15 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: **OFFICIAL** English Rugby Thread
Replies: 87383
Views: 4409349

Re: **OFFICIAL** English Rugby Thread

Raggs wrote:Hughes is pretty much the only one of the leavers who's actually playing well, rather than average to poor.
Erm? You know who the two top tacklers were in that match? 25 apiece for Simpson and Carr...
Can’t believe we’re letting Simmo go. :((
by aitch@wasps
Wed Feb 06, 2019 4:07 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Rolf Harris in trouble.....
Replies: 39
Views: 2504

Re: Rolf Harris in trouble.....

As Backrow has stated, there was not the merest whiff of anything untoward regarding Rolf’s behaviour in the air in and around Maidenhead. A (female) friend in a local print shop did work for him regularly and never had a bad word to say about him. I helped out at the shop on a couple of occasions a...
by aitch@wasps
Mon Feb 19, 2018 2:42 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: E-cig advice
Replies: 20
Views: 2781

Re: E-cig advice

I use the Arc Mini which can also be switched off with the 5 x rapid clicks, not that I ever do turn it off mind...
by aitch@wasps
Mon Jan 01, 2018 7:16 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: 2017 - good riddance
Replies: 70
Views: 3586

Re: 2017 - good riddance

Doog & I gave up smoking on 4th & 6th Feb respectively, vaping instead. Far easier than anticipated. Started getting hip pain in March, and now can’t walk very far without having to sit awhile. Weight has piled on, viscous circle. Discovered that our flat only has a remaining lease of 55 years (mort...
by aitch@wasps
Wed Jul 26, 2017 1:10 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: DUNKIRK
Replies: 520
Views: 50924

Re: DUNKIRK

Saw it on Saturday. Was exhausted by it. Excellent cinematography. Only thing we noticed was a lack of stubble on Styles's chin and lack of disarrangement of attire when they were on the train going home. Oh, and one of the Spits was a MkV instead of a MkI. Interesting that the enemy didn't have a f...
by aitch@wasps
Tue Apr 11, 2017 10:01 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Lads, think I am dying please help(Grim reading of symptoms)
Replies: 55
Views: 3996

Re: Lads, think I am dying please help(Grim reading of sympt

I can't eat or drink anything without throwing up. I played football last night, got in and had a print of blackcurrant squash after to rehydrate which is the norm. Went to bed 10:20. Woke at 5 with a bit of a pain in my stomach, thought nothing of it. Went back to sleep. Woke at 6:30 and had to ru...
by aitch@wasps
Thu Mar 30, 2017 8:38 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: NTHCSBH QF: Leinster v Wasps, Sat 01/04, 15:15
Replies: 664
Views: 29344

Re: NTHCSBH QF: Leinster v Wasps, Sat 01/04, 15:15

How much is your season ticket as a matter of interest, Aitch. What does it include? European games as well as home ones? Discounts etc? 2017/18 Season tix include: 11 Premiership home games, 3 European games, 2 Anglo-Welsh Cup games, all home A games, pre-season friendly at the Ricoh, England Rugb...
by aitch@wasps
Thu Mar 30, 2017 8:06 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: NTHCSBH QF: Leinster v Wasps, Sat 01/04, 15:15
Replies: 664
Views: 29344

Re: NTHCSBH QF: Leinster v Wasps, Sat 01/04, 15:15

I just hope our gang of plucky local lads can keep it sensible against the huge money Coventry spivs. Does not compute....... Yeah Beale must have joined because he heard such great things about the city. Don't get me started! He's hardly been value for money... And no, we're not going to the game....
by aitch@wasps
Thu Mar 23, 2017 11:30 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Incident outside Parliament
Replies: 1440
Views: 55375

Re: Incident outside Parliament

My one dickhead comment for the thread and I'll bolt but Does 'Asian' mean middle eastern Muslim now? Sweet, got it. In the Uk it is most likely to mean a brown person from the middle east/India region. We would say Chinese if we speak about east asian. Would we? I'd go with 'Oriental'... Loathing ...
by aitch@wasps
Thu Jan 12, 2017 10:08 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: How many hours of sleep do you need a night?
Replies: 90
Views: 5661

Re: How many hours of sleep do you need a night?

I could easily sleep for about nine hours but probably manage to get about six...
by aitch@wasps
Thu Jan 12, 2017 9:51 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: How have you stopped your relationship getting stale?
Replies: 129
Views: 3860

Re: How have you stopped your relationship getting stale?

DAC2016 wrote:Hey Aitch :)
Wotcha DAC!
We're sorry to hear your news... :? Please get in touch if you feel so inclined - our contact details are still the same.
by aitch@wasps
Wed Jan 11, 2017 5:30 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: How have you stopped your relationship getting stale?
Replies: 129
Views: 3860

Re: How have you stopped your relationship getting stale?

One surefire way I have found to keep a relationship from getting stale is to allow it to turn into a nightmare scenario where she doesn't get on with any of your friends and has a very limited social life so insists you stay with her whenever you're not compelled to go out for work or whatever, co...
by aitch@wasps
Thu Jan 05, 2017 12:26 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Posters who have escaped
Replies: 569
Views: 24189

Re: Posters who have escaped

I pop by from time to time, usually when there's been a major news/rugby event. Lack of internet access at work combined with constant unwanted attention from a certain party every time I posted made being on here awkward & tiresome... Still in touch with a few via FB although I've had to block som...
by aitch@wasps
Thu Jan 05, 2017 11:42 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Posters who have escaped
Replies: 569
Views: 24189

Re: Posters who have escaped

I pop by from time to time, usually when there's been a major news/rugby event. Lack of internet access at work combined with constant unwanted attention from a certain party every time I posted made being on here awkward & tiresome... Still in touch with a few via FB although I've had to block some...
by aitch@wasps
Mon Dec 26, 2016 4:32 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Wasps v Bath
Replies: 110
Views: 5409

Re: Wasps v Bath

Red Chopper wrote:Just turned on, good try. Good crowd, did they say what the attendance is?
26,292
by aitch@wasps
Tue Oct 04, 2016 8:11 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: English rugby sex scandal - breaking
Replies: 168
Views: 14677

Re: English rugby sex scandal - breaking

So, this scandalous 'story' that broke in the Daily Fail turns out to be a non-story. Smacks of someone desperate for attention...
by aitch@wasps
Tue Sep 20, 2016 10:42 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Wasps v Bristol Sunday, 18 September
Replies: 74
Views: 4206

Re: Wasps v Bristol Sunday, 18 September

Petros wrote:and Wigglesworth spared Briz two or three tries by calling forward passes that were less forward than Marchant's try in the LDH
Plus all the alleged knock-ons that had zero forward momentum... He really is rubbish!

Interesting comment from Tighthead re the Wasps marketing. :nod:
by aitch@wasps
Wed Jun 15, 2016 10:07 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Having children or not?
Replies: 534
Views: 21927

Re: Having children or not?

If you are selfish or self indulgent, don't have any. It's a life changer. If you have to ask the question, don't have any either! You dont have to be either selfish or self-indulgent, just very self-aware. Being entirely responsible for another persons welfare/wellbeing scared the pants off me and...
by aitch@wasps
Wed Jun 15, 2016 10:02 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: How good was Prince
Replies: 30
Views: 1151

Re: How good was Prince

The fact that he managed to convince the world that he wasn't gay is remarkable. Has it occured to you that you might have completely the wrong end of the stick? There was a very tense moment on the BBC Breakfast prog where one of the presenters confessed to having been invited to dance with His Ro...
by aitch@wasps
Wed Jun 15, 2016 9:52 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Where's Openside?
Replies: 113
Views: 4803

Re: Where's Openside?

Torquemada 1420 wrote:
globus wrote:I'll do all the dressing. It's a speciality. I've done it since I was ten, taught by a professional. My dad.
Not a phrase you'd want taken out of context.

:lol: :lol: :lol:

I was thinking along the very same lines Torq!
by aitch@wasps
Wed Jun 15, 2016 9:37 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Having children or not?
Replies: 534
Views: 21927

Re: Having children or not?

If you are selfish or self indulgent, don't have any. It's a life changer. If you have to ask the question, don't have any either! You dont have to be either selfish or self-indulgent, just very self-aware. Being entirely responsible for another persons welfare/wellbeing scared the pants off me and...
by aitch@wasps
Wed Jun 15, 2016 9:27 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Having children or not?
Replies: 534
Views: 21927

Re: Having children or not?

People should have kids if they can, otherwise my kids will be paying for their pension and upkeep when they're old. Had this conversation with an old fella I worked with who thought he was right to not have kids as he wasn't burdening society with the cost attached to bringing them up. My argument...
by aitch@wasps
Wed Jun 15, 2016 9:34 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Having children or not?
Replies: 534
Views: 21927

Re: Having children or not?

Have never wanted children. Anyone who asks why gets asked why they chose to wear that particular shirt/jumper/haircut. My life, my choice. My wife usually says "Can't stand the noisy, dirty, little buggers" Used to respond similarly but couldn't be arsed with the 'Oh, it's different when they're y...
by aitch@wasps
Wed Jun 15, 2016 8:56 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Having children or not?
Replies: 534
Views: 21927

Re: Having children or not?

Have never wanted children. Anyone who asks why gets asked why they chose to wear that particular shirt/jumper/haircut. My life, my choice.
by aitch@wasps
Fri Jun 03, 2016 9:00 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Has feminism gone too far in Western Society
Replies: 889
Views: 30785

Re: Has feminism gone too far in Western Society

You do all seem rather concerned about it so there must be something in it, eh?

Interesting how money focused you all are too, as if earning power somehow epitomises masculinity.
by aitch@wasps
Sun May 29, 2016 5:27 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Johnny Depp
Replies: 316
Views: 14796

Re: Johnny Depp

Seems a bit suspicious - I'd rather wait for the facts. Chronology - according to her version which it looks like she saw fit to give the press a copy of. Fight on Saturday. She says the pair separated on Sunday. She files for a divorce on Monday. He goes off to Portugal at some point. They both la...
by aitch@wasps
Fri May 13, 2016 9:04 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Beale (finally) goooooooooooooooooooooone....
Replies: 104
Views: 4637

Re: Beale (finally) goooooooooooooooooooooone....

wamberal99 wrote:
TQoET wrote:As a Wasps fan, I really don't want him at the club.

Sure Beale is a talent, albeit a flakey one, but he's also a troublemaker plagued with ill-discipline. The last thing Cipriani needs is that cunt around the place.


I didn't know Wasps had any fans.
They do say that ignorance is bliss...
by aitch@wasps
Fri May 06, 2016 4:18 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Engagement Ring Etiquette
Replies: 241
Views: 7545

Re: Engagement Ring Etiquette

Sandstorm wrote:Buy the biggest stone less than flawless you can afford. Women don't know about clarity but they all show off "how big their diamond is"
Unless they've worked in the jewellery business, which I have... :nod:
by aitch@wasps
Sat Apr 30, 2016 10:55 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: English clubs have no heart
Replies: 55
Views: 2503

Re: English clubs have no heart

No one can say he's wrong. I can. He's talking out of his bottom if he's talking about all of them. Sarries are a bit soulless for sure but they're the exception rather than the rule Add the Coventry Wasps to that list. They've put in a damn sight more effort into building a relationship with the c...
by aitch@wasps
Sat Apr 30, 2016 10:34 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Wasps vs Saracens ECC Semi-Final Thread
Replies: 548
Views: 13034

Re: Wasps vs Saracens ECC Semi-Final Thread

official crowd 16,820 nearly 8,000 under capacity sarries apparently didn't even sell their initial ticket allocation of ca 6,000 tickets. And a good deal of those they did sell were purchased by Wasps supporters who were panicking that the Wasps allocation would be snapped up by season ticket hold...
by aitch@wasps
Sat Apr 16, 2016 9:35 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The OFFICIAL PR watch thread TM PTY LTD
Replies: 429
Views: 57832

Re: Who knows stuff about watches?

ZappaMan wrote:
Openside wrote: most of the time I can estimate the time to within ten minutes.
Who are you, Susie Sundial?
:lol: Well, he's no Jack Reacher!
by aitch@wasps
Sat Apr 16, 2016 9:18 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The OFFICIAL PR watch thread TM PTY LTD
Replies: 429
Views: 57832

Re: Who knows stuff about watches?

My fiancée told me today that she wants to buy me a watch as a wedding present so we went out and looked at a few. I havent worn one regularly since I got my first mobile phone about 16 years ago but have often thought about it. I would like something that will look nice if worn with formal duds bu...
by aitch@wasps
Thu Apr 14, 2016 9:30 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Engagement Ring Etiquette
Replies: 241
Views: 7545

Re: Engagement Ring Etiquette

I turned to the eBay for inspiration when I chose my ring. Fell in love with a very unusual ruby and diamond ring, got it for £120.00! Was valued at £1800.00... Bargain.
by aitch@wasps
Tue Apr 12, 2016 8:49 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Wasps vs Saracens ECC Semi-Final Thread
Replies: 548
Views: 13034

Re: Wasps vs Saracens ECC Semi-Final Thread

Wasps I know they finished a creditable 5th in the then Guinness Premiership in the 2009/10 season, but what else have they achieved since then? Well, they managed to avoid self-destruction (by the seat of their pants/skin of the teeth), relegation & evaporation, find an interested, wealthy busines...
by aitch@wasps
Tue Apr 12, 2016 9:50 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Leicester's publicity assault on new neighbours continues...
Replies: 90
Views: 4190

Re: Leicester's publicity assault on new neighbours continue

I guess it's all relative. I like Coventry mostly. The ring road is a nightmare for both navigator & driver if you're not a native but I reckon we'll get the hang of it eventually. I like that the city centre is compact, I like the market with it's three fishmongers and veg stalls selling stuff I c...
by aitch@wasps
Tue Apr 12, 2016 9:25 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Leicester's publicity assault on new neighbours continues...
Replies: 90
Views: 4190

Re: Leicester's publicity assault on new neighbours continue

I guess it's all relative. I like Coventry mostly. The ring road is a nightmare for both navigator & driver if you're not a native but I reckon we'll get the hang of it eventually. I like that the city centre is compact, I like the market with it's three fishmongers and veg stalls selling stuff I ca...