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by dam0
Thu Jan 21, 2021 8:06 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: President Joe Biden and U.S. Politics Catch-All
Replies: 418
Views: 13323

Re: President Joe Biden and U.S. Politics Catch-All

Presidents Obama, Bush & Clinton together wishing Biden good luck during the music, in a decent display of unity. George W Bush is the Charlie Ngatai of US Presidents. The less he actually Presidents the better he becomes. He looks like a genius in comparison to Trump. I think he'll always be regar...
by dam0
Tue Jan 19, 2021 11:08 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: POTUS-DONALD TRUMP-and U.S. Politics catch-all
Replies: 128743
Views: 5532224

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

Sinkers wrote: Tue Jan 19, 2021 7:31 am Trump couldn’t have written that list - it’s got RBG and MLK jnr for a start
And it doesn't have a single Trump.
by dam0
Tue Jan 19, 2021 11:06 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: POTUS-DONALD TRUMP-and U.S. Politics catch-all
Replies: 128743
Views: 5532224

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

Anonymous 1 wrote: Tue Jan 19, 2021 9:05 am Lindsey Graham

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gk8kchuzA4M

:lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:
Ha ha. I saw that

That Donald Trump is trying to unite th country is about the stupidest thing Lyndsey Graham has ever said, in a long line of stupid things that he's said.
by dam0
Tue Jan 19, 2021 9:45 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Cricket: Australia vs India TEST SERIES
Replies: 1551
Views: 23549

Re: Cricket: Australia vs India TEST SERIES

Well I enjoyed that. I was supposed to be working, but i couldn't take my eyes off it.

Winviz ain't worth shit. Can we all agree on that?
by dam0
Tue Jan 19, 2021 6:50 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Cricket: Australia vs India TEST SERIES
Replies: 1551
Views: 23549

Re: Cricket: Australia vs India TEST SERIES

Jerome Manning wrote: Tue Jan 19, 2021 6:47 am
Thomas wrote: Tue Jan 19, 2021 6:38 am They're going for it. Picking off loose balls.
4.26 per over required by my calculations. Too hard.

God I hope I'm wrong.
They're close enough if they're good enough.

Can be done, especially with 7 wickets in hand.
by dam0
Tue Jan 19, 2021 5:06 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Cricket: Australia vs India TEST SERIES
Replies: 1551
Views: 23549

Re: Cricket: Australia vs India TEST SERIES

175 needed off 46 overs with 8 wickets in hand.

Does winviz still give India a 2% chance at victory?
by dam0
Mon Jan 18, 2021 7:54 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Cricket: Australia vs India TEST SERIES
Replies: 1551
Views: 23549

Re: Cricket: Australia vs India TEST SERIES

I go against winviz quite often but that's because there are so many roada nowadays. I've not touched this match as its always looked like it's going to have a proper fifth day pitch You have to take the figures with a pinch of salt. Sure, India to win is now probably the least likely result (given...
by dam0
Mon Jan 18, 2021 7:49 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Cricket: Australia vs India TEST SERIES
Replies: 1551
Views: 23549

Re: Cricket: Australia vs India TEST SERIES

Ladbrokes I think had 'em near 10 bucks TAB here have them at $10.40. Still. that's a far cry from $20. Winviz was 3% when they were $20. It's now at 2% Winviz isn't worth quoting. India clearly have a better than 1 in 50 chance of winning. So like winviz you've crunched all the historical data and...
by dam0
Mon Jan 18, 2021 7:41 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Cricket: Australia vs India TEST SERIES
Replies: 1551
Views: 23549

Re: Cricket: Australia vs India TEST SERIES

The TAB are nervous. I put $2 on an Indian win yesterday when they were paying $20 for the win. All day the cash out amount has been $1.90. It has just shot up to $2.39. Should I take the 39 cents profit? Ladbrokes I think had 'em near 10 bucks TAB here have them at $10.40. Still. that's a far cry ...
by dam0
Mon Jan 18, 2021 7:33 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Cricket: Australia vs India TEST SERIES
Replies: 1551
Views: 23549

Re: Cricket: Australia vs India TEST SERIES

The TAB are nervous. I put $2 on an Indian win yesterday when they were paying $20 for the win. All day the cash out amount has been $1.90. It has just shot up to $2.39. Should I take the 39 cents profit? Ladbrokes I think had 'em near 10 bucks TAB here have them at $10.40. Still. that's a far cry ...
by dam0
Mon Jan 18, 2021 7:29 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Cricket: Australia vs India TEST SERIES
Replies: 1551
Views: 23549

Re: Cricket: Australia vs India TEST SERIES

The TAB are nervous.

I put $2 on an Indian win yesterday when they were paying $20 for the win.

All day the cash out amount has been $1.90. It has just shot up to $2.39.

Should I take the 39 cents profit?
by dam0
Mon Jan 18, 2021 7:27 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Cricket: Australia vs India TEST SERIES
Replies: 1551
Views: 23549

Re: Cricket: Australia vs India TEST SERIES

kiap wrote: Mon Jan 18, 2021 7:26 am
dam0 wrote: Mon Jan 18, 2021 7:22 am 327 to win off 121 overs.

All three results are possible.
328 off 115

India would be about 10:1
Why only 115? I believe they have 98 overs tomorrow due to the lost time.
by dam0
Mon Jan 18, 2021 7:22 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Cricket: Australia vs India TEST SERIES
Replies: 1551
Views: 23549

Re: Cricket: Australia vs India TEST SERIES

327 to win off 121 overs.

All three results are possible.
by dam0
Mon Jan 18, 2021 5:50 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Cricket: Australia vs India TEST SERIES
Replies: 1551
Views: 23549

Re: Cricket: Australia vs India TEST SERIES

It's might be enough, although 300 would be a bit safer ... we shall find out soon! Let Stark and Lyon take the long handle and see what happens. A quick 30-50 would be nice. I think you want to ensure that the chasing team have to score at more than about 2.5 an over. Otherwise, anything less than...
by dam0
Mon Jan 18, 2021 5:48 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Cricket: Australia vs India TEST SERIES
Replies: 1551
Views: 23549

Re: Cricket: Australia vs India TEST SERIES

This has been a really good bowling effort by India given they are missing their four best seamers and two best spinners through injury. Tea called as the rain comes down, and Border and Hussey are both saying that they would declare now. Easy to say that sitting in the commentary box. Border and H...
by dam0
Mon Jan 18, 2021 5:41 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Cricket: Australia vs India TEST SERIES
Replies: 1551
Views: 23549

Re: Cricket: Australia vs India TEST SERIES

This has been a really good bowling effort by India given they are missing their four best seamers and two best spinners through injury. Tea called as the rain comes down, and Border and Hussey are both saying that they would declare now. Easy to say that sitting in the commentary box. Border and H...
by dam0
Mon Jan 18, 2021 5:29 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Cricket: Australia vs India TEST SERIES
Replies: 1551
Views: 23549

Re: Cricket: Australia vs India TEST SERIES

Australia want to be a bit careful here. They only lead by 275. There's still 40 odd overs today (less 2 for change of innings) and another 98 tomorrow. Unless Australia score another 50 or so runs, India will be able to bat very slowly and still get to the target. Having said that, I just heard the...
by dam0
Sun Jan 17, 2021 7:59 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Cricket: Australia vs India TEST SERIES
Replies: 1551
Views: 23549

Re: Cricket: Australia vs India TEST SERIES

Bowl at the stumps you eejits.
by dam0
Sun Jan 17, 2021 7:51 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Cricket: Australia vs India TEST SERIES
Replies: 1551
Views: 23549

Re: Cricket: Australia vs India TEST SERIES

India should declare now. No point in wasting time. Bowl at the openers who have been in the field in the sun all day.
by dam0
Sun Jan 17, 2021 7:50 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Cricket: Australia vs India TEST SERIES
Replies: 1551
Views: 23549

Re: Cricket: Australia vs India TEST SERIES

Indian No. 11 looks like Christ Martin. Aussie to have about 30 minutes to bat.

Draw looking by far the most likely result here.
by dam0
Sun Jan 17, 2021 7:38 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Trump's Top Three. The Thread!
Replies: 92
Views: 3952

Re: Trump's Top Three. The Thread!

So many to choose from. Hard to narrow it down but here goes. 1. " ... when you have 15 people, and the 15 within a couple of days is going to be down to close to zero, that’s a pretty good job we’ve done" President Trump February 26, 2020 2. The time he used teargas to clear a crowd so he could hav...
by dam0
Sun Jan 17, 2021 4:55 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: POTUS-DONALD TRUMP-and U.S. Politics catch-all
Replies: 128743
Views: 5532224

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

TheFrog wrote: Sun Jan 17, 2021 4:15 am So, what is the proportion of Antifa activits arrested so far in relation to the Capitol riot?
Well they wouldn't be arrested would they? We all know that the police has a strong bias in favour of antifa and other left wing protesters.
by dam0
Sat Jan 16, 2021 6:50 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Cricket: Australia vs India TEST SERIES
Replies: 1551
Views: 23549

Re: Cricket: Australia vs India TEST SERIES

Why is India paying $20 to win? That seems extraordinary odds. Two reasons I think - Aust got 350+ in the first innings; and its absolutely bucketing down. I do recall in past years in Brisbane a monsoonal afternoon downpour, lasting a short time, and the ground drying in the heat within another ho...
by dam0
Sat Jan 16, 2021 5:29 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Cricket: Australia vs India TEST SERIES
Replies: 1551
Views: 23549

Re: Cricket: Australia vs India TEST SERIES

Why is India paying $20 to win? That seems extraordinary odds.
by dam0
Sat Jan 16, 2021 5:14 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Cricket: Australia vs India TEST SERIES
Replies: 1551
Views: 23549

Re: Cricket: Australia vs India TEST SERIES

Good cricket being played here. A few chances for Australia but India holding on and playing at a reasonable clip. 55/1 after 19 overs.
by dam0
Sat Jan 16, 2021 1:23 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: POTUS-DONALD TRUMP-and U.S. Politics catch-all
Replies: 128743
Views: 5532224

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

Remember when Trump suggesting the US buy Greenland and Sen insisted it was a good idea worth considering? Ah it's nostalgia time. Probably deserves a thread of its own, but I think my favourite was when Trump suggested to Spain's Foreign Minister that they should build a wall across the Sahara to ...
by dam0
Sat Jan 16, 2021 12:04 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: POTUS-DONALD TRUMP-and U.S. Politics catch-all
Replies: 128743
Views: 5532224

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

In further utterly shocking new: Trump has been adjudged by impeccable, unimpeachable sources, the very worst president EVER. https://www.stuff.co.nz/world/americas/300206677/is-donald-trump-the-worst-us-president-ever-historians-say-so I had heard he or Andrew Johnson. Nixon at 29th best president...
by dam0
Thu Jan 14, 2021 12:14 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: POTUS-DONALD TRUMP-and U.S. Politics catch-all
Replies: 128743
Views: 5532224

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

While by the constitution a president must be 35 years old, the reality is that practically speaking a candidate has to morel like 45 to be taken seriously as a candidate. It's also hard to imagine someone from the house of representatives running. AOC won't have a viable ring at the presidency unti...
by dam0
Wed Jan 13, 2021 8:45 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: POTUS-DONALD TRUMP-and U.S. Politics catch-all
Replies: 128743
Views: 5532224

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

We're not a democracy we're a republic? This seems to be quite a common view among GOP politicians and one of the reasons they don't want to scrap the electoral college Why Republicans Don’t Want A Democracy It's just semantics. The US is clearly a representative democracy. You vote for your leader...
by dam0
Tue Jan 12, 2021 7:54 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: POTUS-DONALD TRUMP-and U.S. Politics catch-all
Replies: 128743
Views: 5532224

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

Stupid question but can they wait till he's out of office and charge him with sedition or incitement? Make it a criminal case. Yes. Impeachment is a political process. Him being charged with a crime is a process for the criminal courts. 2 completely separate issues. The issue will be if Trump gives...
by dam0
Tue Jan 12, 2021 7:36 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Jaguares will come by with Americas comp.
Replies: 22
Views: 910

Re: Jaguares will come by with Americas comp.

It's a shame that the Jaguares had to get booted out of SR. I wish them and their supporters all the best in the future. Their big issue is that their timezone doesn't really work for any major European or SH comp. Good on them if they can forge a future in the Americas :thumbup: I kind of disagree...
by dam0
Tue Jan 12, 2021 7:25 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: POTUS-DONALD TRUMP-and U.S. Politics catch-all
Replies: 128743
Views: 5532224

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

The COLOSSAL hypocrisy of the Democrats, after an election in which they defied legislature at every step of the process and have the country poised to become the world's largest banana republic. Hugo Chavez should have received his invite to Biden's inauguration by now: 'House Speaker Nancy Pelosi...
by dam0
Tue Jan 12, 2021 7:17 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: POTUS-DONALD TRUMP-and U.S. Politics catch-all
Replies: 128743
Views: 5532224

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

Lots of assumption in this comment. There is zero evidence to suggest that Trump will simply disappear quietly into the sunset. I think there is more chance that he starts a civil war. We won't know until Mid 2022 when the first GOP primaries start up how much influence Trump will have. I believe j...
by dam0
Tue Jan 12, 2021 7:09 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: POTUS-DONALD TRUMP-and U.S. Politics catch-all
Replies: 128743
Views: 5532224

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

I don't believe that they have to worry about Trump running again in 2024. He's toast. If by some miracle he does win the GOP nomination he will be slaughtered in the general. Lots of assumption in this comment. There is zero evidence to suggest that Trump will simply disappear quietly into the sun...
by dam0
Tue Jan 12, 2021 6:59 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: POTUS-DONALD TRUMP-and U.S. Politics catch-all
Replies: 128743
Views: 5532224

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

[ I think instead of impeachment, congress should look to censure the president. Impeachment is meaningless and will be a medium term distraction. Censure on the other hand can be dealt with quickly and is likely to have significant bipartisan support. Censure was how the senate dealt with McCarthy...
by dam0
Tue Jan 12, 2021 6:57 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: POTUS-DONALD TRUMP-and U.S. Politics catch-all
Replies: 128743
Views: 5532224

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

Donald Trump openly incited a riotous mob to storm the Capitol. People were murdered as a result. A classic example of the Fake News style of mainstream media: Trump didn't incite anyone to storm the Capitol - you won't find any comment of his where he encourages that, and no people were murdered -...
by dam0
Tue Jan 12, 2021 6:56 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: POTUS-DONALD TRUMP-and U.S. Politics catch-all
Replies: 128743
Views: 5532224

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

I don't believe that they have to worry about Trump running again in 2024. He's toast. If by some miracle he does win the GOP nomination he will be slaughtered in the general. Lots of assumption in this comment. There is zero evidence to suggest that Trump will simply disappear quietly into the sun...
by dam0
Tue Jan 12, 2021 6:33 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: POTUS-DONALD TRUMP-and U.S. Politics catch-all
Replies: 128743
Views: 5532224

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

[ I think instead of impeachment, congress should look to censure the president. Impeachment is meaningless and will be a medium term distraction. Censure on the other hand can be dealt with quickly and is likely to have significant bipartisan support. Censure was how the senate dealt with McCarthy...
by dam0
Tue Jan 12, 2021 6:29 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: POTUS-DONALD TRUMP-and U.S. Politics catch-all
Replies: 128743
Views: 5532224

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

If you don’t impeach Trump for this there’s no non-political reason to ever impeach a president again. Symbols matter and precedent is vital. He should be sacked. But more importantly, all the other politicians need to be on the record with where they stand, so the voters can really know what kind ...
by dam0
Tue Jan 12, 2021 6:13 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: POTUS-DONALD TRUMP-and U.S. Politics catch-all
Replies: 128743
Views: 5532224

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

House having the impeachment vote on Wednesday the 13th. They'll be voting on a single article. Even with a narrow Democratic majority this bill has 218 co-sponsors, which is a majority of the House membership (433 at the moment), so it's going to pass. There's going to be some Republican ayes on t...