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by brat
Fri Oct 30, 2020 11:31 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: NZ Politics Thread
Replies: 33411
Views: 1223808

Re: NZ Politics Thread

I especially love the falsity that gangs will somehow be licking their lips with the no vote and it’s a disaster - they were always going to be involved in cannabis either way- the black market will still exist for various reasons as it has in other countries/states that have legalised it- in some ...
by brat
Fri Oct 30, 2020 8:46 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: NZ Politics Thread
Replies: 33411
Views: 1223808

Re: NZ Politics Thread

Anyone who thinks that it’s totally black and white on both referendums are seriously deluded- there are pros and cons on both I see some idiots on social media are saying people that voted no on cannabis are ‘uneducated’ and are astonished that it didn’t get through.. mainly as they don’t understan...
by brat
Wed Oct 28, 2020 8:28 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: New Zealand
Replies: 55
Views: 1395

Re: New Zealand

Was down in queenstown recently and had the great pleasure of consuming some exceptional wine

Chard farm pinot and rose in particular was outstanding
by brat
Mon Oct 19, 2020 9:24 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Untrustworthy Saffas slink away from RC
Replies: 500
Views: 7974

Re: Untrustworthy Saffas slink away from RC

How confident are South Africans that even the lions tour will go ahead? Covids not going away any time soon and it’s only about 9 months away I read a report from a few months back saying it won’t be viable if the visiting fans don’t turn up You would think there’s going to have to be a big improve...
by brat
Mon Oct 19, 2020 6:44 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: NZ Politics Thread
Replies: 33411
Views: 1223808

Re: NZ Politics Thread

Can anyone tell me why the media keep saying that over half of voters voted for labour..is this correct? Edit sorry I mean the majority.. obviously they got majority seats but did they got majority of votes? Nope Turnout - 2,877,117 (Total votes so far 2,397,117) Popular vote - 1,171,544 Where did ...
by brat
Mon Oct 19, 2020 6:16 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: NZ Politics Thread
Replies: 33411
Views: 1223808

Re: NZ Politics Thread

Can anyone tell me why the media keep saying that over half of voters voted for labour..is this correct?

Edit sorry I mean the majority.. obviously they got majority seats but did they got majority of votes?
by brat
Sun Oct 18, 2020 5:50 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Wallabies v All-Blacks - Bledisloe II - Official Match Thread
Replies: 492
Views: 4605

Re: Wallabies v All-Blacks - Bledisloe II - Official Match Thread

Sonny Blount wrote: Sun Oct 18, 2020 5:49 am That was a bad bomb of a move by Mo'unga
He had a good game
by brat
Sun Oct 18, 2020 4:50 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Wallabies v All-Blacks - Bledisloe II - Official Match Thread
Replies: 492
Views: 4605

Re: Wallabies v All-Blacks - Bledisloe II - Official Match Thread

Mounga did very well then

Also his passing game is streets ahead of Barretts

Goodhue doesnt look great at 12
by brat
Sun Oct 18, 2020 3:50 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: NZ Politics Thread
Replies: 33411
Views: 1223808

Re: NZ Politics Thread

Moral high ground? :lol: No one is claiming moral high ground. Anyone who has followed NZ politics before Jacinda came along knows there is no moral high ground. You support a party where Gerry Brownlie is the co leader, a man who called Bob Parker a clown in the media. So spare us the indignation ...
by brat
Sun Oct 18, 2020 3:48 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: NZ Politics Thread
Replies: 33411
Views: 1223808

Re: NZ Politics Thread

Moral high ground? :lol: No one is claiming moral high ground. Anyone who has followed NZ politics before Jacinda came along knows there is no moral high ground. You support a party where Gerry Brownlie is the co leader, a man who called Bob Parker a clown in the media. So spare us the indignation ...
by brat
Sat Oct 17, 2020 11:32 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: NZ Politics Thread
Replies: 33411
Views: 1223808

Re: NZ Politics Thread

Moral high ground? :lol: No one is claiming moral high ground. Anyone who has followed NZ politics before Jacinda came along knows there is no moral high ground. You support a party where Gerry Brownlie is the co leader, a man who called Bob Parker a clown in the media. So spare us the indignation ...
by brat
Sat Oct 17, 2020 11:11 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: NZ Politics Thread
Replies: 33411
Views: 1223808

Re: NZ Politics Thread

So I am noticing the majority of Nat/right supporters are adapting a very similar position. The old 'doesn't worry me' 'its all water off a ducks back' then proceed to be really passive aggressive in their 'analysis' of Labour's win and quick to insult Labour supportes. It is certainly different to...
by brat
Sat Oct 17, 2020 11:09 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: NZ Politics Thread
Replies: 33411
Views: 1223808

Re: NZ Politics Thread

Moral high ground? :lol: No one is claiming moral high ground. Anyone who has followed NZ politics before Jacinda came along knows there is no moral high ground. You support a party where Gerry Brownlie is the co leader, a man who called Bob Parker a clown in the media. So spare us the indignation ...
by brat
Sat Oct 17, 2020 10:58 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: NZ Politics Thread
Replies: 33411
Views: 1223808

Re: NZ Politics Thread

Judith Collins has just done a Corbyn. She should've resigned on the spot but of course she didn't. Collins is just a horrible, horrible person. All the kids are talking about it and if they know then it's really embedded. She should just f u ck right off as soon as possible. Actually just replacin...
by brat
Sat Oct 17, 2020 10:44 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: NZ Politics Thread
Replies: 33411
Views: 1223808

Re: NZ Politics Thread

So I am noticing the majority of Nat/right supporters are adapting a very similar position. The old 'doesn't worry me' 'its all water off a ducks back' then proceed to be really passive aggressive in their 'analysis' of Labour's win and quick to insult Labour supportes. It is certainly different to...
by brat
Sat Oct 17, 2020 10:37 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Player of the decade
Replies: 145
Views: 2640

Re: Player of the decade

Beauden Barrett for me. More exceptional moments than anyone else in the last decade. McCaw and carter toss up for the previous decade For me it’s not about exceptional moments -it’s about the players influence on the game - winning the game for their team On that basis mccaw is light years ahead o...
by brat
Fri Oct 16, 2020 11:09 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: NZ Politics Thread
Replies: 33411
Views: 1223808

Re: NZ Politics Thread

Having listened to a large number of interviews and speeches over the last month, I can say that there was only 2 people who impressed me. One was Seymour but I could never agree to his policies (but he can sell them well). The one guy I would cross the floor for if selected would be Shane Reti. I ...
by brat
Thu Oct 15, 2020 9:05 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Untrustworthy Saffas slink away from RC
Replies: 500
Views: 7974

Re: Saffas withdraw from RC

There is no way you're playing in the 6 nations in 2 years. That will be fiercely opposed. That would ruin it If there is money in it, it's likely to happen. How would that work logistically- and I read that it’s not possible until 2024 as they are locked into Sanzar until then “Locked in” is relat...
by brat
Thu Oct 15, 2020 8:30 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Untrustworthy Saffas slink away from RC
Replies: 500
Views: 7974

Re: Saffas withdraw from RC

Rugby2023 wrote: Thu Oct 15, 2020 6:31 am
iarmhiman wrote: Wed Oct 14, 2020 10:39 pm There is no way you're playing in the 6 nations in 2 years. That will be fiercely opposed. That would ruin it
If there is money in it, it's likely to happen.
How would that work logistically- and I read that it’s not possible until 2024 as they are locked into Sanzar until then
by brat
Wed Oct 14, 2020 8:16 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: NZ Politics Thread
Replies: 33411
Views: 1223808

Re: NZ Politics Thread

TBF I actually lied. I voted for the Nats, when I would normally vote Maori Party and some local Nat dude I have never heard of becuse Dunne isn't there anymore. Just wanted to see the reaction. Perfect fit for National then. You could be the party leader with that display (apart from acknowledging...
by brat
Wed Oct 14, 2020 8:15 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: NZ Politics Thread
Replies: 33411
Views: 1223808

Re: NZ Politics Thread

TBF I actually lied. I voted for the Nats, when I would normally vote Maori Party and some local Nat dude I have never heard of becuse Dunne isn't there anymore. Just wanted to see the reaction. Perfect fit for National then. You could be the party leader with that display (apart from acknowledging...
by brat
Wed Oct 14, 2020 8:10 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: NZ Politics Thread
Replies: 33411
Views: 1223808

Re: NZ Politics Thread

I find it ridiculous that you only have to have visited in the last 3 years I could still vote in the UK for 15 years after having left - with no obligation to visit over that 15 year time period. My electorate would be the one that I last lived in. If I had voted, it would have been pointless anyw...
by brat
Wed Oct 14, 2020 6:05 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Untrustworthy Saffas slink away from RC
Replies: 500
Views: 7974

Re: Saffas withdraw from RC

OomStruisbaai wrote: Wed Oct 14, 2020 5:25 am
Ali's Choice wrote: Tue Oct 13, 2020 10:54 pm Still no word from the SARU? What are they waiting for? More money??
:lol:
We have all the trophies. No Bokke, no appetite, no money.
Yes but you didn’t manage even one win vs nz in both of those tournaments-don’t you want to test yourself vs your rugby masters?
by brat
Tue Oct 13, 2020 7:42 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: NZ Politics Thread
Replies: 33411
Views: 1223808

Re: NZ Politics Thread

What’s the general opinion on the rules which allow nzers overseas to vote as long as they have been back to nz in the last 3 years? You can enrol and vote from overseas if all the following statements are true: you are 18 years or older you’ve lived in New Zealand for more than 12 months continuous...
by brat
Mon Oct 12, 2020 10:32 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Fozzie Out
Replies: 106
Views: 2372

Re: Fozzie Out

Don't see a thread about this. After todays shambles, one needs to be initiated because I'm sure there will be a lot of traction on this topic. Today was a sign of things to come. I don't have much expectation that he'll prove me wrong. Shit selections, no passion, no apparent game plan, no directi...
by brat
Mon Oct 12, 2020 7:45 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The tennis GOAT race
Replies: 51
Views: 893

Re: The tennis GOAT race

Tehui wrote: Mon Oct 12, 2020 7:42 am I don't care what anyone says, I love both Nadal and Federer. Absolute legends.

We are very lucky to be living in a time with what are 3 of the all time greats playing. -don’t think there’s been a time like it in tennis history
by brat
Mon Oct 12, 2020 7:41 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Untrustworthy Saffas slink away from RC
Replies: 500
Views: 7974

Re: Saffas withdraw from RC

‘Player welfare’ ie- we’re shit scared we will get smashed
by brat
Sun Oct 11, 2020 7:30 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Bled I - All Blacks v. Wallabies OFFICIAL match thread
Replies: 679
Views: 6693

Re: Bled I - All Blacks v. Wallabies OFFICIAL match thread

lol: I know it's a weird concept for you guys to understand but you actually have to beat a side to say you are better We beat the boks and smashed Wales (who you just scraped past)..and you should know by now that world rankings post world cup are doubled and are generally not to be taken too seri...
by brat
Sun Oct 11, 2020 7:11 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Bled I - All Blacks v. Wallabies OFFICIAL match thread
Replies: 679
Views: 6693

Re: Bled I - All Blacks v. Wallabies OFFICIAL match thread

I just don’t subscribe to short knock out comps producing the best. Always seems to be the narrative when the ABs don’t win the RWC. Regardless, all results over the previous 12 months would point towards the same conclusion. The narrative is pretty clear this time - all of the top 3 sides lost to ...
by brat
Sun Oct 11, 2020 6:59 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Bled I - All Blacks v. Wallabies OFFICIAL match thread
Replies: 679
Views: 6693

Re: Bled I - All Blacks v. Wallabies OFFICIAL match thread

The Optimist wrote: Sun Oct 11, 2020 6:36 am Caleb Clarke should start. F**ken made of granite.
Reece should be starting with Clarke on the bench if possible

Jordie is not a starting winger
by brat
Sun Oct 11, 2020 6:58 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Bled I - All Blacks v. Wallabies OFFICIAL match thread
Replies: 679
Views: 6693

Re: Bled I - All Blacks v. Wallabies OFFICIAL match thread

I just don’t subscribe to short knock out comps producing the best. Always seems to be the narrative when the ABs don’t win the RWC. Regardless, all results over the previous 12 months would point towards the same conclusion. The narrative is pretty clear this time - all of the top 3 sides lost to ...
by brat
Sun Oct 11, 2020 5:54 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Bled I - All Blacks v. Wallabies OFFICIAL match thread
Replies: 679
Views: 6693

Re: Bled I - All Blacks v. Wallabies OFFICIAL match thread

Wow what a passage of play..was that almost 9ms
by brat
Sun Oct 11, 2020 5:42 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Bled I - All Blacks v. Wallabies OFFICIAL match thread
Replies: 679
Views: 6693

Re: Bled I - All Blacks v. Wallabies OFFICIAL match thread

Going to be a long 4 years under foster
by brat
Sun Oct 11, 2020 5:23 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Bled I - All Blacks v. Wallabies OFFICIAL match thread
Replies: 679
Views: 6693

Re: Bled I - All Blacks v. Wallabies OFFICIAL match thread

All blacks back defence apart from dmac not great
by brat
Sun Oct 11, 2020 4:59 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Bled I - All Blacks v. Wallabies OFFICIAL match thread
Replies: 679
Views: 6693

Re: Bled I - All Blacks v. Wallabies OFFICIAL match thread

Kiwias wrote: Sun Oct 11, 2020 4:50 am
Jerome Manning wrote: Sun Oct 11, 2020 4:45 am Why do players do that?
f**king showboat. I've been waiting for that to happen with Ioane
Exactly-total rubbish

Last time I saw a player do that was Colin duadua for fiji

Wilson was at least in a tackle
by brat
Sat Oct 10, 2020 11:24 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: NZ Politics Thread
Replies: 33411
Views: 1223808

Re: NZ Politics Thread

https://www.mfe.govt.nz/publications/fresh-water/our-freshwater-2020/issue-2-water-polluted-urban-farming-and-forestry-areas Cities make up 1 percent of nz river length but I’m firmly in the camp we all have to do our bit. And are all highly regulated and have been for 50 od dyears. The rural secto...
by brat
Sat Oct 10, 2020 4:42 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: NZ Politics Thread
Replies: 33411
Views: 1223808

Re: NZ Politics Thread

There's nothing remotely extreme about the Greens, unless you're a farmer who's been skull-f u cking the local river from pasture to sea. But cities skullfu c k the harbours so she's tit for tat eh? re the Greens - with Shaw there I think things will be quite reasonable. I wonder if those who were ...
by brat
Thu Oct 08, 2020 11:06 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: NZ Politics Thread
Replies: 33411
Views: 1223808

Re: NZ Politics Thread

Wtf has Ardern done to win a Nobel These days it’s just a joke..give it to someone on the actual ground that made a small difference..not some politician that wins it because she hugged someone..what a disgrace she was even nominated Getting those f**king military style semi automatics out of circu...
by brat
Thu Oct 08, 2020 10:14 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: NZ Politics Thread
Replies: 33411
Views: 1223808

Re: NZ Politics Thread

Muttonbirds wrote: Thu Oct 08, 2020 9:12 am Research help. I was trying to find out how many times John Key was nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize. Internet came up with nothing.
You’ve got to be one of the most tedious bored members in it’s history

Nothing intelligent to say ..ever
by brat
Thu Oct 08, 2020 10:11 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: NZ Politics Thread
Replies: 33411
Views: 1223808

Re: NZ Politics Thread

Wtf has Ardern done to win a Nobel These days it’s just a joke..give it to someone on the actual ground that made a small difference..not some politician that wins it because she hugged someone..what a disgrace she was even nominated Getting those f**king military style semi automatics out of circu...