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by Brumbie_Steve
Wed Jul 28, 2021 11:03 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Australian Politics Thread
Replies: 28215
Views: 1144247

Re: The Australian Politics Thread

From the Investopedia definition I gave above. What Is a Monopoly? A monopoly refers to when a company and its product offerings dominate a sector or industry. The term monopoly is often used to describe an entity that has total or near-total control of a market Google has nearly 90% market share. ...
by Brumbie_Steve
Wed Jul 28, 2021 12:52 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: INEOS ABs
Replies: 41
Views: 1100

Re: INEOS ABs

The Koch brothers not interested in sponsoring a rugby team?
by Brumbie_Steve
Wed Jul 28, 2021 12:27 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Australian Politics Thread
Replies: 28215
Views: 1144247

Re: The Australian Politics Thread

From the Investopedia definition I gave above. What Is a Monopoly? A monopoly refers to when a company and its product offerings dominate a sector or industry. The term monopoly is often used to describe an entity that has total or near-total control of a market Google has nearly 90% market share. ...
by Brumbie_Steve
Tue Jul 27, 2021 11:14 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Australian Politics Thread
Replies: 28215
Views: 1144247

Re: The Australian Politics Thread

If the TV station had an exclusive license to be a sole operator in a given market they would be a monopoly If there are 5 stations licensed to operate in the market none of them are a monopoly. It is not uncommon for the government to regulate markets and to limit the number of players. Courier mai...
by Brumbie_Steve
Tue Jul 27, 2021 10:45 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Australian Politics Thread
Replies: 28215
Views: 1144247

Re: The Australian Politics Thread

I am interested in what definition of a monopoly you are using to define media companies as such. The only monopolies I can see here are the new age platforms and major players. Newspapers have a geographic monopoly (or duopoly) over print news - why aren’t we screaming to break this harmful domina...
by Brumbie_Steve
Tue Jul 27, 2021 7:22 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Australian Politics Thread
Replies: 28215
Views: 1144247

Re: The Australian Politics Thread

I am interested in what definition of a monopoly you are using to define media companies as such. The only monopolies I can see here are the new age platforms and major players.
by Brumbie_Steve
Tue Jul 27, 2021 3:51 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Limits to Growth
Replies: 106
Views: 2631

Re: Limits to Growth

2 billion fewer Chinese and Indians wouldn't hurt.
by Brumbie_Steve
Fri Jul 23, 2021 4:47 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Strop gooone
Replies: 5
Views: 214

Strop gooone

Well known Aussie lifesaver and Hoges' mate Strop has passed away.

IRL John Cornell was married to Delvene Delaney and was the brains behind Paul Hogans' success. A great Aussie.
by Brumbie_Steve
Tue Jul 20, 2021 8:31 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Quade…. Not good enough for Australia
Replies: 76
Views: 2563

Re: Quade…. Not good enough for Australia

I know Aussies love to circle the wagons and all, but it seems bizarre even a boofhead like QC cannot get citizenship after 70 tests for Australia. And I doubt it's an error in the application since he's been trying for years. Its more that it is hard to know what documentary evidence you need to p...
by Brumbie_Steve
Tue Jul 20, 2021 10:57 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: So, Dozy agrees that China is a dictatorship and the CCP are cvnts
Replies: 198
Views: 4396

Re: So, Dozy agrees that China is a dictatorship and the CCP are cvnts

Sefton wrote: Tue Jul 20, 2021 10:49 am Fukennel lads, don’t push him, he’s still got the codez.
He's just used them on Microsoft Exchange as a warning. Thanks a lot you racists goo goo gaa gaa.
by Brumbie_Steve
Mon Jul 19, 2021 11:28 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: So, Dozy agrees that China is a dictatorship and the CCP are cvnts
Replies: 198
Views: 4396

Re: So, Dozy agrees that China is a dictatorship and the CCP are cvnts

Sefton wrote: Mon Jul 19, 2021 10:11 pm
shanky wrote: Mon Jul 19, 2021 10:08 pm Oh my
No 45 with crispy Shih Tzu?
Isn't Xi Jumping's dogs name Number 45 with Black Bean Sauce?
by Brumbie_Steve
Mon Jul 19, 2021 1:31 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: F1 Thread
Replies: 12734
Views: 655023

Re: F1 Thread

I find it difficult to exonerate Hamilton of a deliberate action when you consider the net effect of his action. Both him and his team have received a huge benefit by disabling of Verstappen.
by Brumbie_Steve
Mon Jul 19, 2021 1:20 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Australian Politics Thread
Replies: 28215
Views: 1144247

Re: The Australian Politics Thread

Pat the Ex Mat wrote: Sun Jul 18, 2021 2:10 am
guy smiley wrote: Sun Jul 18, 2021 2:08 am :lol: :lol:

Nothing says self confidence like a man with a whippet.
There is a huge unit near me that has an Italian Greyhound - it looks like a squirrel next to him :lol:

DO Italian Greyhounds get offended if you call them a whippet?
by Brumbie_Steve
Mon Jul 19, 2021 1:13 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: So, Dozy agrees that China is a dictatorship and the CCP are cvnts
Replies: 198
Views: 4396

Re: So, Dozy agrees that China is a dictatorship and the CCP are cvnts

towny wrote: Sat Jul 17, 2021 9:19 am
Fat Old Git wrote: Sat Jul 17, 2021 8:58 am I'm shocked you don't know the true history of the pavlova. It was originally brought to NZ by Chinese gold minors.
Very impressive if true. I can't get mine to make toast.
Your kiwi or chinese kid?
by Brumbie_Steve
Sun Jul 18, 2021 12:08 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Australian Politics Thread
Replies: 28215
Views: 1144247

Re: The Australian Politics Thread

They should bring back dog registration, that will sort out all these poncy dog types. When you hand the papers in to register your dog, after having lined up for at least 20 minutes of course. The late middle aged woman with a bad attitude gives the form a quick glance, fixes a bored gaze at you, t...
by Brumbie_Steve
Sat Jul 17, 2021 11:50 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Australian Politics Thread
Replies: 28215
Views: 1144247

Re: The Australian Politics Thread

shanky wrote: Sat Jul 17, 2021 10:36 am Jugalier
:blush:
Is that a mongrel that has been to Mime School? If not I'll have to google as well.
by Brumbie_Steve
Sat Jul 17, 2021 7:45 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Wallabies v France July Tests
Replies: 2444
Views: 38914

Re: Wallabies v France July Tests

towny wrote: Sat Jul 17, 2021 6:31 pm
La soule wrote: Sat Jul 17, 2021 6:29 pm Jelonch did not do himself proud indeed. For Couilloud, I believe his elbow is not in front of his body when making contact so no foul there.
He hit a player with his elbow that was behind him?
Was he running backwards?
Probably thought the germans were coming.
by Brumbie_Steve
Sat Jul 17, 2021 9:17 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Australian Politics Thread
Replies: 28215
Views: 1144247

Re: The Australian Politics Thread

Good morning shanky. Any plans for the weekend? Chasing the new puppy around the yard, picking up the shit that the kids promised they’d pick up :lol: What kind of dog? An incontinent one by the sound of it. Probably some fluffy cross breed mongrel that the breeders are passing off as designer.
by Brumbie_Steve
Fri Jul 16, 2021 10:54 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Fiji ….fvcked
Replies: 27
Views: 1462

Re: Fiji ….fvcked

Stay safe Flaggs
by Brumbie_Steve
Fri Jul 16, 2021 10:33 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Australian Politics Thread
Replies: 28215
Views: 1144247

Re: The Australian Politics Thread

I heard the Aussie PM was so scared of Covid that he shit himself, literally shit himself, outside a McDonalds because they had no hand sanitizer Nah Was just some bad Chinese in The Shire 'The Golden Retriever' in Sylvania is deadset dodgy. It used to be my local Beef and Black Bean Sauce dispense...
by Brumbie_Steve
Fri Jul 16, 2021 8:52 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Australian Politics Thread
Replies: 28215
Views: 1144247

Re: The Australian Politics Thread

Let's be clear... if you voted for Morrison, YOU ARE A WANKER!!! You are part of the problem. You are a science denying, responsibility dodging, bought and paid fossil fuel whore. FVCK YOU! I voted for the shooters and fishers in the senate and the greens locally. So you voted for the libs in the S...
by Brumbie_Steve
Wed Jul 14, 2021 10:07 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Harry a Scientologist?
Replies: 8
Views: 1179

Harry a Scientologist?

Harry shows himself to be a true Windsor and joining a weird arse cult. Apostates the lot of them. I just heard an item on the Ch7 News talking about the rumours that Harry is a scientologist.
by Brumbie_Steve
Wed Jul 14, 2021 9:39 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Sydney.... fvcked
Replies: 3156
Views: 70679

Re: Sydney.... fvcked

https://www.facebook.com/stevenmilesmp/videos/1157190974739328/ Queenslanders, a bunch of workshy, heat addled layabouts. No respect for the sanctity of the debtor/creditor relationship. We paid that bill a hundred times over in blood. Of the 7 Queenslanders who have died from COVID-19, 5 of them c...
by Brumbie_Steve
Wed Jul 14, 2021 5:16 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Quade…. Not good enough for Australia
Replies: 76
Views: 2563

Re: Quade…. Not good enough for Australia

Thomas wrote: Tue Jul 13, 2021 10:57 pm
mr bungle wrote: Tue Jul 13, 2021 10:38 pm On what grounds was he denied again? Seems ludicrous to me.
From all reports he forgot to attach some things to his application. :lol:
Like the pen he pinched from Centrelink when he was filling in his forms?
by Brumbie_Steve
Tue Jul 13, 2021 5:54 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Australian Politics Thread
Replies: 28215
Views: 1144247

Re: The Australian Politics Thread

Nah. The insertion of Kevin Rudd into this thread is a distraction by Liberal Party defenders away from the appalling Covid response by both Liberal NSW State government, and Liberal Federal government. Fact. Yeah. Kiap quoting a big story about Australian politics in the Australian politics thread...
by Brumbie_Steve
Mon Jul 12, 2021 12:55 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Australian Politics Thread
Replies: 28215
Views: 1144247

Re: The Australian Politics Thread

I'm hearing Pfizer demanded premium rates for priority delivery. This was bound to be the case given they are capitalist running dogs. I don't blame the Australian and New Zealand governments for not buying at the premium rate. Why would we? We have the best natural defence of all and there was no ...
by Brumbie_Steve
Mon Jul 12, 2021 3:26 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Sydney.... fvcked
Replies: 3156
Views: 70679

Re: Sydney.... fvcked

Thomas wrote: Mon Jul 12, 2021 2:27 am
Muttonbirds wrote: Mon Jul 12, 2021 2:14 am I'm concerned there will desperate people trying to cross the Tasman illegally.
How?

By boat?
Kiwis will do anything to get on the dole in Oz.
by Brumbie_Steve
Sun Jul 11, 2021 11:14 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Fiji ….fvcked
Replies: 27
Views: 1462

Re: Fiji ….fvcked

Is the holy water spring still doing big business?
by Brumbie_Steve
Sun Jul 11, 2021 8:34 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Australian Politics Thread
Replies: 28215
Views: 1144247

Re: The Australian Politics Thread

While I don’t doubt a word of that article, I find it amusing just how many uses of the letter “I” appear in the KRudd piece The guy has got tickets on himself. I don't, it was to emphasise that he wasn't working for the government as he would have been loudly derided by the govt via newscorpse if ...
by Brumbie_Steve
Sun Jul 11, 2021 8:24 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Australian Politics Thread
Replies: 28215
Views: 1144247

Re: The Australian Politics Thread

So, read this thread expecting to see some discussion of calls for the Royal Commission in Victoria having it's terms of reference widened to include state government pressure/interference on the state gambling authority into its favourable treatment of the *alleged* money laundering complicit Crow...
by Brumbie_Steve
Thu Jul 08, 2021 12:56 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Wallabies v France July Tests
Replies: 2444
Views: 38914

Re: Wallabies v France July Tests

I thought Gordon was so shit that he pulled most of the backline down with him. That they didn't completely melt down was actually a plus. I watched the first 20 minutes stunned that anyone who made it that far could be so shit. I would be checking the betting market movements.
by Brumbie_Steve
Wed Jul 07, 2021 11:28 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Wallabies v France July Tests
Replies: 2444
Views: 38914

Re: Wallabies v France July Tests

THis is shit.
by Brumbie_Steve
Wed Jul 07, 2021 9:27 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Sydney.... fvcked
Replies: 3156
Views: 70679

Re: Sydney.... fvcked

Clearly, if the feds had bought the 40 million Pfizer when offered then there'd be nothing to see here. Apparently the asking price was a few million dollars more than what Scott Morrison wanted to pay. He tried to negotiate them down, and Pfizer simply went elsewhere. Who is saying this? The senat...
by Brumbie_Steve
Wed Jul 07, 2021 9:12 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Sydney.... fvcked
Replies: 3156
Views: 70679

Re: Sydney.... fvcked

Interesting to hear Brad Hazzard say in today's press conference that if NSW don't start following the restrictions more closely than the state govt would change it's policy on lockdowns, and "move to a stage where we're going to have to accept that the virus has a life which will continue in the c...
by Brumbie_Steve
Wed Jul 07, 2021 9:03 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Sydney.... fvcked
Replies: 3156
Views: 70679

Re: Sydney.... fvcked

I can't copy it but look for the graph on the SMH with all the national outbreaks on it. It's steeper than the VIC 2nd Wave :( Did they wait longer before they locked down? Didn't they try the lockdown some areas first before realising that doesn't work and then locking down the entire place - some...
by Brumbie_Steve
Wed Jul 07, 2021 6:06 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Sydney.... fvcked
Replies: 3156
Views: 70679

Re: Sydney.... fvcked

Pat the Ex Mat wrote: Wed Jul 07, 2021 5:36 am I can't copy it but look for the graph on the SMH with all the national outbreaks on it.

It's steeper than the VIC 2nd Wave :(
Did they wait longer before they locked down?
by Brumbie_Steve
Wed Jul 07, 2021 4:47 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Australian Politics Thread
Replies: 28215
Views: 1144247

Re: The Australian Politics Thread

Gladys the saviour of Australia is now facing another week of lockdown in Sydney because, you know, she is doing such an awesome job of saving Australia and all. Frydenberg has also weighed in... Melbourne lockdown... bad, schools, small businesses, Mabo. Sydney lockdown... good, "necessary" . Qld ...
by Brumbie_Steve
Tue Jul 06, 2021 2:42 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Sydney.... fvcked
Replies: 3156
Views: 70679

Re: Sydney.... fvcked

I think Gladys is trying to manipulate events so that she doesn't look like the chump she is. If she had locked down earlier like she should have, Sydney would probably been out of lockdown last week.
by Brumbie_Steve
Sun Jul 04, 2021 9:55 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Anyone on here fly in a Concorde?
Replies: 46
Views: 1731

Re: Anyone on here fly in a Concorde?

Concorde was built using 1950's early 60's technology. The new one will be several generations more advanced.
by Brumbie_Steve
Sat Jul 03, 2021 11:23 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Australian Politics Thread
Replies: 28215
Views: 1144247

Re: The Australian Politics Thread

Crikey, looks like we may have an actual plan ! Hallelujah It's still a plan to have a plan. No set thresholds have been agreed to yet to move from one phase of the plan to the next. I am worried that it sounds like the public will no longer be told about case numbers, and only told about serious c...