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by HurricaneWasp
Sun Jan 13, 2019 11:49 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Map your surname..UK only..
Replies: 81
Views: 3810

Re: Map your surname..UK only..

My reasonably common 3-letter surname centres on Cambridge and Peterborough (and the rest of the East). Interesting
by HurricaneWasp
Fri Dec 28, 2018 1:22 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Kenny Everett
Replies: 3
Views: 940

Re: Kenny Everett

Just watched the show as someone not old enough to remember him. He seemed absolutely crazy, but brilliant! Very glad I saw that :thumbup:
by HurricaneWasp
Wed Dec 19, 2018 12:46 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Jose Gooooooooooooooone!!!
Replies: 26
Views: 2073

Re: Jose Gooooooooooooooone!!!

Seneca of the Night wrote:Anyone that supports a sport that allows twats like Pogba to prance around gets what they deserve.
Pogba wouldn't survive for 10 minutes at Wycombe Wanderers or Accrington Stanley. You don't get his types in the lower leagues
by HurricaneWasp
Wed Dec 19, 2018 12:44 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: May I Say - An Elegant "Goodbye" Look at Meeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee
Replies: 332
Views: 16669

Re: May I Say - An Elegant "Goodbye"

Eulogy Spoken in a Country Churchyard
by HurricaneWasp
Tue Dec 18, 2018 8:25 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: May I Say - An Elegant "Goodbye" Look at Meeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee
Replies: 332
Views: 16669

Re: May I Say - An Elegant "Goodbye"

In a shameless act of self-promotion / repetition, globules, I bid you a Jew with.... I'm here for the rugby, I played it, you know? When tries were 3 points, and the forwards were slow Thank God for that fact, as their number 7 Smacked me, and ran, thus flirting with Heaven A short-arm, the blight...
by HurricaneWasp
Mon Dec 17, 2018 3:41 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: May to be Gone By Christmas
Replies: 50
Views: 3419

Re: May to be Gone By Christmas

Dad's army? Apparently there were plans for a military coup in the 70's.. With Lord Mountbatten taking over after PM Wilson had been deposed. Where are men of that calibre now. https://i.pinimg.com/originals/3a/39/8f/3a398fd6e552edd3fd5a335e7da20920.jpg They don't enter politics. Instead we have th...
by HurricaneWasp
Mon Dec 17, 2018 3:34 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Really rough towns in UK
Replies: 203
Views: 7664

Re: Really rough towns in UK

Sandstorm wrote:Stoke on Trent or Gillingham for me. x(
I was actually in Gillingham on Saturday. Didn't see much of it, but it was depressing enough just parking and walking 10 minutes from the train station to the ground
by HurricaneWasp
Sun Dec 16, 2018 7:57 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The achievements of Communism
Replies: 144
Views: 6953

Re: The achievements of Communism

A5D5E5 wrote:Without communism, we wouldn't have had Russians by Sting or Two Tribes by Frankie Goes to Hollywood.
Or Back in the USSR
by HurricaneWasp
Sun Dec 16, 2018 12:02 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Really rough towns in UK
Replies: 203
Views: 7664

Re: Really rough towns in UK

As someone who follows their football team around the country in League One and Two, I've experienced some pretty miserable places that I would never normally have visited. Stand-outs would have to be: - Crewe - Swindon (town centre anyway) - Grimsby - Luton - Doncaster And tbf, Wycombe is quite the...
by HurricaneWasp
Sun Dec 09, 2018 3:48 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The OFFICIAL English and European Football (soccer) thread
Replies: 38017
Views: 1675827

Re: The OFFICIAL English and European Football (soccer) thre

The mighty Wycombe Wanderers storming League One atm. 4 wins and a draw (away at Sunderland) in our last 5 matches, and 6 consecutive home wins. Nice little run of fixtures coming up over Christmas too. Dreaming of the Championship :lol:

Gareth Ainsworth is a football genius :thumbup:
by HurricaneWasp
Fri Dec 07, 2018 10:54 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: no Varsity match thread?
Replies: 31
Views: 1214

Re: no Varsity match thread?

God that was a dire game (and I'm a supporter of women's rugby) I scrolled through the match on youtube to see the score, and it did seem boring by the result. Glad I didn't bother to watch. As a supporter of women's rugby, too, I'm disappointed to see so many teams grinding it out like many men's ...
by HurricaneWasp
Sun Dec 02, 2018 11:33 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The OFFICIAL English and European Football (soccer) thread
Replies: 38017
Views: 1675827

Re: The OFFICIAL English and European Football (soccer) thre

Sefton wrote:
iarmhiman wrote:Jordan f**king Pickford.

Jammy bastards Liverpool
:lol: :lol:
I think my old man was on the verge of combustion after that. His life has been dominated by decades of torture by Liverpool FC. We should have just paid the rent :(
by HurricaneWasp
Wed Nov 28, 2018 10:12 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Beauden's Kicking %, Gilbert vs Adidas
Replies: 17
Views: 1212

Re: Beauden's Kicking %, Gilbert vs Adidas

The Lions series is an interesting one to analyse too. Barrett kicked 6/6 in the first match where the ABs won at a canter. He could have kicked awfully and they still would have won. In the second and third matches, I remember his goal kicking being very poor. When the points matter, he didn't get ...
by HurricaneWasp
Sat Nov 24, 2018 6:37 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Foods that make you salivate
Replies: 41
Views: 2167

Re: Foods that make you salivate

tabascoboy wrote:Frying onions
+1
by HurricaneWasp
Fri Nov 23, 2018 12:18 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Guardian Quiz: How Populist Are you?
Replies: 85
Views: 3532

Re: Guardian Quiz: How Populist Are you?

Saint wrote:Absolutely on the centre line politically, a few rows less populist them Obama
Must be almost identical to me then:

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by HurricaneWasp
Thu Nov 15, 2018 9:07 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Have we reached peak Guardian?
Replies: 1525
Views: 193952

Re: Have we reached peak Guardian?

Glaston wrote:Fred Dimbleby, hmmm writing for the Grauniad, no nepotism here, nope none whatsoever.
Didn't realise he was David's son :shock:
by HurricaneWasp
Thu Nov 15, 2018 7:49 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Have we reached peak Guardian?
Replies: 1525
Views: 193952

Re: Have we reached peak Guardian?

https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2018/nov/15/steve-bannon-oxford-union How could they sink so low. Tbf, that is basically a Cherwell/OxStu article that has somehow found its way into the Guardian. The journalist actually does write for Cherwell. It has caused a lot of uproar here though. I...
by HurricaneWasp
Sat Nov 10, 2018 2:28 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Official Thread: England vs All Blacks 10 Nov 2018 15:00 GMT
Replies: 1990
Views: 56487

Re: Official Thread: England vs All Blacks 10 Nov 2018 15:00

https://www.englandrugby.com/news/featu ... 01984153=1

This is a brilliantly relevant story as England play the All Blacks on Remembrance Weekend! Would recommend reading and watching the clip in the article :thumbup:
by HurricaneWasp
Sun Oct 28, 2018 7:52 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Student dies from alcohol overdose
Replies: 47
Views: 3742

Re: Student dies from alcohol overdose

I work in the hospitality industry in Newcastle and can say that it is a pretty big deal up here. Drinks prices in this town a Faaarken crazy!!! You can buy 3 x triple vodka cokes for £5.50 1 triple vodka coke for as little as £1 I'm very surprised the authorities don't do more on minimum drinks pr...
by HurricaneWasp
Fri Oct 26, 2018 11:57 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Student dies from alcohol overdose
Replies: 47
Views: 3742

Re: Student dies from alcohol overdose

I work in the hospitality industry in Newcastle and can say that it is a pretty big deal up here. Drinks prices in this town a Faaarken crazy!!! You can buy 3 x triple vodka cokes for £5.50 1 triple vodka coke for as little as £1 I'm very surprised the authorities don't do more on minimum drinks pr...
by HurricaneWasp
Wed Oct 24, 2018 7:46 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: England and Iceland for the next 3 weeks
Replies: 29
Views: 3238

Re: England and Iceland for the next 3 weeks

If you're going to Oxgord, then Turf Tavern is a must, although you may want to just drink there rather than eat. I've never done the latter but I imagine it is exceptional
by HurricaneWasp
Fri Oct 19, 2018 1:17 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Christian Wade: Wasps winger quits rugby union for NFL
Replies: 371
Views: 24053

Re: Christian Wade: Wasps winger quits rugby union for NFL

Interesting that both Wade and Scotland-Williamson went to RGS High Wycombe at around the same time. Wonder if they know each other well?
by HurricaneWasp
Fri Sep 28, 2018 9:57 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Southport, UK
Replies: 63
Views: 3459

Re: Southport, UK

Frodder wrote:Plastic Scouse land includes Widnes, St Helens and Runcorn
I could have sworn that Widnes et al were Wools? Plazzies are generally people living on the Wirral. At least in my experience anyway
by HurricaneWasp
Wed Sep 19, 2018 7:34 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Southport, UK
Replies: 63
Views: 3459

Re: Southport, UK

My Dad's family live in Crosby, so I used to go to Southport all the time as a kid when we visited. Still have a great fondness for the place :thumbup:
by HurricaneWasp
Mon Sep 17, 2018 11:08 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: World record marathon
Replies: 53
Views: 3028

Re: World record marathon

I was lucky enough to watch him speak at the Oxford Union a few months ago (link below).

He is undoubtedly the most dedicated man I have ever seen. All he does is run. His spare time is spent running. His daily routine is run, eat, run, eat, run, eat, sleep

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=Tc00mDtzIJU
by HurricaneWasp
Sun Sep 16, 2018 11:17 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Wasps v Leicester Sunday 3pm KO
Replies: 132
Views: 4902

Re: Wasps v Leicester Sunday 3pm KO

I thought it was a definite red when watching on TV, and still think so now. Horrific tackle that could've seriously injured TT. I accept that Spencer is about a foot and a half taller than Taylor, but that doesn't excuse it
by HurricaneWasp
Tue Sep 11, 2018 5:00 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: New boots and gear sales on? NSFW Achtung Binge90
Replies: 11
Views: 1568

Re: New boots and gear sales on? NSFW

Oxford Uni women's team :thumbup:
by HurricaneWasp
Thu Sep 06, 2018 1:17 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: are you related to anyone famous ?
Replies: 125
Views: 4114

Re: are you related to anyone famous ?

bessantj wrote:
HurricaneWasp wrote:My dad was on the early series of the BBC TV series Airport (and Border Force UK a few years later). Always brags about 15 million viewers or something
Did he manage to get the drugs through?
Haha. Unfortunately not. He was the one rejecting people at the passport desk
by HurricaneWasp
Thu Sep 06, 2018 10:20 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: are you related to anyone famous ?
Replies: 125
Views: 4114

Re: are you related to anyone famous ?

My dad was on the early series of the BBC TV series Airport (and Border Force UK a few years later). Always brags about 15 million viewers or something
by HurricaneWasp
Fri Aug 31, 2018 1:55 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Worcester v wasps
Replies: 20
Views: 749

Re: Worcester v wasps

Wade seems to have a great record against Worcester. Hopefully that continues tomorrow :thumbup:
by HurricaneWasp
Fri Aug 31, 2018 9:59 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Albums that have no duff tracks
Replies: 288
Views: 14932

Re: Albums that have no duff tracks

David Bowie -The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars Beatles - Revolver Beatles - Abbey Road Queen - Queen II Queen - Sheer Heart Attack Queen - A Night at the Opera Pink Floyd - Dark Side of the Moon Pink Floyd - Wish you were here Mariah Carey - Music Box Jimmy Hendrix - Are...
by HurricaneWasp
Sun Aug 26, 2018 8:27 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Another mass shooting it seems
Replies: 741
Views: 30085

Re: Another mass shooting it seems

Reports suggest the shooting happened during a video game tournament being held at the Jacksonville Landing. It's crazy to me that people think violent video games and TV don't contribute to this. An admittedly anecdotal story: My mum told me about the first time she watched television as a child. ...
by HurricaneWasp
Sun Aug 26, 2018 8:16 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Another mass shooting it seems
Replies: 741
Views: 30085

Re: Another mass shooting it seems

This video of it is quite harrowing

https://twitter.com/breaking911/status/ ... 22054?s=21
by HurricaneWasp
Sun Aug 26, 2018 5:37 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: No level alcohol safe according to study.
Replies: 65
Views: 3461

Re: No level alcohol safe according to study.

A very oddly reported study - definitely one for R4's More or Less. For example: They found that out of 100,000 non-drinkers, 914 would develop an alcohol-related health problem such as cancer or suffer an injury. But an extra four people would be affected if they drank one alcoholic drink a day So...
by HurricaneWasp
Fri Aug 24, 2018 8:01 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Classic books that are really a bit rubbish
Replies: 242
Views: 6301

Re: Classic books that are really a bit rubbish

While we have some of the more well-read bordies around, which are the best Hemingway books? Have managed to completely avoid him to date, but would like to give his work a go. Another vote for For Whom the Bell Tolls here. Also enjoyed Farewell to Arms and Sun also Rises. Another personal favourit...
by HurricaneWasp
Thu Aug 23, 2018 10:06 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Classic books that are really a bit rubbish
Replies: 242
Views: 6301

Re: Classic books that are really a bit rubbish

1984 wasn’t much cop It is fantastic, as is pretty much all of Orwell's work I read an homage to catalonia recently as I was living in Barcelona and wanted to get some more info on the Spanish civil war. His experiences were interesting and thestory is well told overall, some of his writing though ...
by HurricaneWasp
Thu Aug 23, 2018 12:20 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Classic books that are really a bit rubbish
Replies: 242
Views: 6301

Re: Classic books that are really a bit rubbish

Zakar wrote:Catch 22 haters have revealed themselves to be humourless dullards, that probably jack off to Murder She Wrote.

Fahrenheit 451 on the other hand? Utter shite. The fact that it is put alongside Brave New World and 1984 etc is appalling.
Agree with all of this. Fahrenheit 451 is a terrible book
by HurricaneWasp
Thu Aug 23, 2018 12:18 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Classic books that are really a bit rubbish
Replies: 242
Views: 6301

Re: Classic books that are really a bit rubbish

http://forum.planetrugby.com/viewtopic.php?f=3&t=73770&hilit=Most+overrated+books My current list of classic books I gave 1 Star to on Goodreads.. Catch 22 The Alchemist Wuthering Heights Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night The Time Travellers Wife Money 100 Years of Solitude Wind up Bird Chro...
by HurricaneWasp
Thu Aug 23, 2018 12:18 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Classic books that are really a bit rubbish
Replies: 242
Views: 6301

Re: Classic books that are really a bit rubbish

Winnie wrote:1984 wasn’t much cop
It is fantastic, as is pretty much all of Orwell's work
by HurricaneWasp
Wed Aug 15, 2018 3:27 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Jeremy Corbyn is untouchable now
Replies: 6434
Views: 330521

Re: Jeremy Corbyn is untouchable now

Why did you vote for Corbyn then Bimbo? Bear in mind that pre Corbyn , Labour was closer to the centre. Did you vote for Corbyn hoping to help push labour so far left, that the middle ground voters would always vote Tory? It's as if you follow the Tories like a football fan and no other party are w...