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by Tehui
Sat Oct 31, 2020 10:03 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: NZ Politics Thread
Replies: 33411
Views: 1223813

Re: NZ Politics Thread

I haven't read any of the feedback on the preliminary results of the referendum. However, the result seems strange to me. I would have thought that given both referendum effectively deal with 'pro choice' issues, that the nation would have either voted 'yes' to both, or 'no' to both. Yet we receive ...
by Tehui
Thu Oct 29, 2020 8:47 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Nigel admits: McCaw is hardest I've come across
Replies: 23
Views: 816

Re: Nigel admits: McCaw is hardest I've come across

Imagine if he was your son-in-law. How do you think that would work?
by Tehui
Sun Oct 25, 2020 4:40 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: NZ Politics Thread
Replies: 33411
Views: 1223813

Re: NZ Politics Thread

What did they achieve Dark? Seems like they achieved sfa from my viewpoint. The Maori Party today are a much different more dangerous kettle of fish to 10 years ago. They are economically and socially illiterate and will see this country head the way of South Africa. Whanau Ora. Massive push for Te...
by Tehui
Sun Oct 25, 2020 12:27 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: NZ Politics Thread
Replies: 33411
Views: 1223813

Re: NZ Politics Thread

What did they achieve Dark? Seems like they achieved sfa from my viewpoint. The Maori Party today are a much different more dangerous kettle of fish to 10 years ago. They are economically and socially illiterate and will see this country head the way of South Africa. Whanau Ora. Massive push for Te...
by Tehui
Sat Oct 24, 2020 5:06 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Is Caleb Clarke a young Maa Nonu?
Replies: 43
Views: 1123

Re: Is Caleb Clarke a young Maa Nonu?

UncleFB wrote: Sat Oct 24, 2020 4:21 am
Tehui wrote: Sat Oct 24, 2020 3:39 am
Eugenius wrote: Sat Oct 24, 2020 3:08 am Bridges try from the boot for the Saders was one of the best I’ve ever seen skill wise .
Is Bridges a young Jeff Wilson?
If Wilson only ran in a straight line and couldn't beat defenders one on one. :D
Is Bridges a young Caleb Ralph?
by Tehui
Sat Oct 24, 2020 3:39 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Is Caleb Clarke a young Maa Nonu?
Replies: 43
Views: 1123

Re: Is Caleb Clarke a young Maa Nonu?

Eugenius wrote: Sat Oct 24, 2020 3:08 am Bridges try from the boot for the Saders was one of the best I’ve ever seen skill wise .
Is Bridges a young Jeff Wilson?
by Tehui
Fri Oct 23, 2020 9:21 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: NZ Politics Thread
Replies: 33411
Views: 1223813

Re: NZ Politics Thread

Did anyone else hear about losing incumbent MPs personally showing up at the winning candidate's election night HQ to concede in person? Apparently it's a bit of a tradition in the rural seats. Given their long stints, Nick Smith in Nelson and Jonathan Young in New Plymouth are the standouts for ro...
by Tehui
Fri Oct 23, 2020 9:58 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: NZ Politics Thread
Replies: 33411
Views: 1223813

Re: NZ Politics Thread

Eugenius wrote: Fri Oct 23, 2020 6:18 am He does know he’s now ignored right ?

🤷🏼‍♂️
His posts are directed to himself only, and to nobody else. He's the wisest person he knows.
by Tehui
Fri Oct 23, 2020 9:55 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Is Caleb Clarke a young Maa Nonu?
Replies: 43
Views: 1123

Re: Is Caleb Clarke a young Maa Nonu?

Kahu wrote: Fri Oct 23, 2020 5:45 am Can't see him lasting til the World Cup. NZ Wingers who rely on size and pace last 2 years max
Examples?
by Tehui
Fri Oct 23, 2020 8:37 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Is Caleb Clarke a young Maa Nonu?
Replies: 43
Views: 1123

Re: Is Caleb Clarke a young Maa Nonu?

Is Caleb Clarke a living George Nepia?
by Tehui
Tue Oct 20, 2020 5:35 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: NZ Politics Thread
Replies: 33411
Views: 1223813

Re: NZ Politics Thread

UncleFB wrote: Tue Oct 20, 2020 1:10 am Santa’s not taking this well, he’s multi posting in a row and quoting himself. :lol:
He's the only person who will listen to himself.
by Tehui
Sun Oct 18, 2020 8:44 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

Jay Cee Gee wrote: Sun Oct 18, 2020 7:16 am
Salient wrote: Sun Oct 18, 2020 7:05 am
Reckon Eroni Clarke's young fella is going to be one of the greats in due course, almost Johan out there at stages.\
Johan Ackerman? Seems an odd comparison, but ok.
:lol:
by Tehui
Sun Oct 18, 2020 5:17 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: NZ Politics Thread
Replies: 33411
Views: 1223813

Re: NZ Politics Thread

Didn't you back National under John Key? I’ve voted all over the spectrum. But that’s done with an understanding that there is no one party that covers my ideology. I can cherry pick from most parties. Greens for this, but not for that. Nats for this, but not for that etc etc etc. I am skeptical of...
by Tehui
Sun Oct 18, 2020 5:15 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Player of the decade
Replies: 145
Views: 2640

Re: Player of the decade

McCaw, McCaw, McCaw. There is daylight between him and the rest in this time period. He retired in 2015 and his best years were Before 2010. How can you say that he was Daylight ahead of anyone else from 2010-2020? It's simply not true. You guys are so desperate for Richie to win a Little online po...
by Tehui
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

Jerome Manning wrote: Sun Oct 18, 2020 4:40 am Towny's boyfriend it on.
Wally Lewis?
by Tehui
Sun Oct 18, 2020 3:37 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Fozzie Out
Replies: 106
Views: 2373

Re: Fozzie Out

Jerome Manning wrote: Fri Oct 16, 2020 11:45 pm Rennie, Gatland, Robertson, Rob Penney, Vern Cotter before Foster.

The appointment of Foster is a quintessential case study of how successful organisations become complacent and end up attracting the wrong sorts of people in the administration roles.
:nod:
by Tehui
Sun Oct 18, 2020 3:33 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Player of the decade
Replies: 145
Views: 2640

Re: Player of the decade

McCaw, McCaw, McCaw.

There is daylight between him and the rest in this time period.
by Tehui
Sun Oct 18, 2020 3:32 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: NZ Politics Thread
Replies: 33411
Views: 1223813

Re: NZ Politics Thread

Fair enough Bungle... you have to be measured on performance and Davis just doesn’t cut the mustard. :thumbup: As for tokenism, then if he is appointed, then it screams tokenism. He has done nothing of note to justify that appointment. I think Robertson is a much better pick for DPM. I personally t...
by Tehui
Sun Oct 18, 2020 3:13 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: NZ Politics Thread
Replies: 33411
Views: 1223813

Re: NZ Politics Thread

Fair enough Bungle... you have to be measured on performance and Davis just doesn’t cut the mustard. :thumbup: As for tokenism, then if he is appointed, then it screams tokenism. He has done nothing of note to justify that appointment. I think Robertson is a much better pick for DPM. I personally t...
by Tehui
Sun Oct 18, 2020 1:41 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: NZ Politics Thread
Replies: 33411
Views: 1223813

Re: NZ Politics Thread

He’s there to appeal to Maori. To show unity. That’s her strategy from 3 years ago, I think. I don’t disagree with the thinking, and while he doesn’t have to be the next best, he has to show some ability. He’s just such a poor performer I don’t think she should make the same appointment. But I don’...
by Tehui
Sun Oct 18, 2020 1:37 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: NZ Politics Thread
Replies: 33411
Views: 1223813

Re: NZ Politics Thread

Enzedder wrote: Sun Oct 18, 2020 1:00 am That was a shocking speech though - imagine something like that when he is Acting PM.
I haven't seen / heard it yet, but it sounds like I'm not missing much.
by Tehui
Sun Oct 18, 2020 12:56 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: NZ Politics Thread
Replies: 33411
Views: 1223813

Re: NZ Politics Thread

I do hope that Kelvin Davis shot himself in the foot last night. James Shaw for Deputy PM (pipe dream) or Grant Robertson please. What does Davis bring to the table? He seems dim and well out of his depth. Is he just a token appointment by Ardern? On a side note, that's always the perception for an...
by Tehui
Sat Oct 17, 2020 10:57 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: NZ Politics Thread
Replies: 33411
Views: 1223813

Re: NZ Politics Thread

THE AUTOCORRECT AWARD If the most embarrassing mistake you’ve ever made is typing ‘pubic’ instead of ‘public’, spare a thought for Labour who made a $140 billion blunder in their fiscal plan. Despite that, this award goes to National MP David Bennett who promised voters “lover taxes” in a newspaper...
by Tehui
Sat Oct 17, 2020 12:38 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: NZ Politics Thread
Replies: 33411
Views: 1223813

Re: NZ Politics Thread

Apologies if this question has already been asked on PR: but if Labour end up with 61+ seats in parliament, and assuming there is no overhang seats, should they govern alone or should they form a coalition government? Coalition. This is a historic swing to Labour but we can see a lot of this is cov...
by Tehui
Sat Oct 17, 2020 11:12 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: NZ Politics Thread
Replies: 33411
Views: 1223813

Re: NZ Politics Thread

Apologies if this question has already been asked on PR: but if Labour end up with 61+ seats in parliament, and assuming there is no overhang seats, should they govern alone or should they form a coalition government?
by Tehui
Sat Oct 17, 2020 11:08 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: NZ Politics Thread
Replies: 33411
Views: 1223813

Re: NZ Politics Thread

Time to pass the hankies out to those who are grieving or in denial.
by Tehui
Sat Oct 17, 2020 4:56 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: NZ Politics Thread
Replies: 33411
Views: 1223813

Re: NZ Politics Thread

A friend of mine was working at a Polling Booth today. An old lady approached and the conversation went something like this: Staff : I need you to confirm your name. Old lady : There it is right there in front of you. Staff : No, I need you to confirm your name. Old lady : Ask Mavis, she'll tell you...
by Tehui
Sat Oct 17, 2020 4:06 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: NZ Politics Thread
Replies: 33411
Views: 1223813

Re: NZ Politics Thread

tubbyj wrote: Fri Oct 16, 2020 9:14 pm The irony of everything we have been been through with Covid to save mainly the elderly and weak only for people to vote for them to be euthanized is huge IMO.
The difference though is that people would be choosing euthanasia.
by Tehui
Fri Oct 16, 2020 10:40 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: NZ Politics Thread
Replies: 33411
Views: 1223813

Re: NZ Politics Thread

guy smiley wrote: Fri Oct 16, 2020 10:34 am Apartheid survivor.


Wow.
Must have been hard for him.
by Tehui
Thu Oct 15, 2020 7:51 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: NZ Politics Thread
Replies: 33411
Views: 1223813

Re: NZ Politics Thread

Anyone watching the euthanasia debate on 3? I'd lose the will to live if I did. Some interesting people with interesting points, but none of them given enough time to really get their point across or counter the other sides argument I'm not going to say what I voted for in the referendum. But I wil...
by Tehui
Wed Oct 14, 2020 9:13 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: NZ Politics Thread
Replies: 33411
Views: 1223813

Re: NZ Politics Thread

Anyone watching the euthanasia debate on 3? I'd lose the will to live if I did. Some interesting people with interesting points, but none of them given enough time to really get their point across or counter the other sides argument I'm not going to say what I voted for in the referendum. But I wil...
by Tehui
Wed Oct 14, 2020 9:05 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: NZ Politics Thread
Replies: 33411
Views: 1223813

Re: NZ Politics Thread

Monkey Magic wrote: Wed Oct 14, 2020 8:57 am Anyone watching the euthanasia debate on 3?
I'd lose the will to live if I did.
by Tehui
Wed Oct 14, 2020 9:04 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Has mental illness become too trendy?
Replies: 108
Views: 2242

Re: Has mental illness become too trendy?

Anxiety is fear. More than fear. I would describe it more as a heightened physiological response. When I was experiencing my symptoms last year (for the first time), I confided to a friend at work that it felt like I was in the middle of a rugby game bracing for impact mixed with painful knots in t...
by Tehui
Wed Oct 14, 2020 8:55 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: NZ Politics Thread
Replies: 33411
Views: 1223813

Re: NZ Politics Thread

That it is. It seems to be almost impossible to get any good discussion or analysis. Everything is coloured by which team the posters support. Tax cut to put more money in peoples pockets and hopefully act as a stimulus for the economy and keep people in jobs? That's just greed! And at a time when ...
by Tehui
Tue Oct 13, 2020 7:17 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Classic Email Typos
Replies: 15
Views: 615

Re: Classic Email Typos

Enzedder once included his real name in a post on PR. Does that count?

:lol:
by Tehui
Tue Oct 13, 2020 6:09 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Has mental illness become too trendy?
Replies: 108
Views: 2242

Re: Has mental illness become too trendy?

I feel anxious a lot but I never considered it to be abnormal. Anxiety is normal a part of a rational response to difficult or threatening situations. Anxiety disorders are abnormal or irrational responses to non threatening situations. they can be extremely debilitating and dangerous causing black...
by Tehui
Mon Oct 12, 2020 7:35 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Has mental illness become too trendy?
Replies: 108
Views: 2242

Re: Has mental illness become too trendy?

I feel anxious a lot but I never considered it to be abnormal. Anxiety is normal a part of a rational response to difficult or threatening situations. Anxiety disorders are abnormal or irrational responses to non threatening situations. they can be extremely debilitating and dangerous causing black...
by Tehui
Mon Oct 12, 2020 7:30 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: NBA season 2019/20 - NBA Finals (Lakers v Heat)
Replies: 4936
Views: 283222

Re: NBA season 2019/20 - NBA Finals (Lakers v Heat)

Just watched the highlights. Lebron was great. But damn, Rondo is worth his weight in gold. He was good but in all honesty they need to replace him next if they want a repeat. Too old especially because LeBron is slowing down too. Got to hold on to the key crew members who just won a championship. ...
by Tehui
Mon Oct 12, 2020 7:45 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Fozzie Out
Replies: 106
Views: 2373

Re: Fozzie Out

koroke hangareka wrote: Mon Oct 12, 2020 3:03 am Planet Rugby has written Fossie off, yet unaccountably RNZ persist with him. It's weird and disturbing.
Isn't there something in the rugby meritocracy constitution that allows Planet Rugby the right of veto?
by Tehui
Mon Oct 12, 2020 7:42 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The tennis GOAT race
Replies: 51
Views: 893

Re: The tennis GOAT race

I don't care what anyone says, I love both Nadal and Federer. Absolute legends.