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by iarmhiman
Tue May 11, 2021 8:42 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread
Replies: 25162
Views: 702125

Re: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread

The irony of the Brexit boys whining about a 'mandate for a referendum' :lol: Well SNP and the greens are pro independence and have a majority together so how isn't that a mandate? Not quite, Sturgeon keeps campaigning that an SNP vote is not about Independence. Then when she gets the votes she cla...
by iarmhiman
Tue May 11, 2021 8:39 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Joe Marler and the Lions
Replies: 11
Views: 916

Re: Joe Marler and the Lions

JM2K6 posts on NPR but this is certainly bait for him
by iarmhiman
Tue May 11, 2021 6:00 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Rugby NAMA thread Revisited Rugby
Replies: 110909
Views: 3982560

Re: Rugby NAMA thread Revisited Rugby

Lads was on the irish rail website.

Have they abandoned Dart underground again?

I see plans for Dart + which uses Phoenix Park tunnel .
by iarmhiman
Tue May 11, 2021 2:56 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread
Replies: 25162
Views: 702125

Re: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread

I missed that. You want Scotland to have the same living standards as Montenegro ? I haven't given it consideration. It's a technical discussion on how it could work. I'm not interested in the emotional retorts. Technically they could decide on the “groat” from Independence Day, I was pointing out ...
by iarmhiman
Tue May 11, 2021 2:55 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Fintech Thread
Replies: 49
Views: 1305

Re: The Fintech Thread

I spent 10 days there at the end of 2019, and have friends and colleagues who travel regularly (or did, pre-covid at least). I spent 10 days in Hong Kong and Macau 10 years ago - and loved both, albeit I appreciate that they weren't mainstream China then. I travelled last time with an open mind and...
by iarmhiman
Tue May 11, 2021 10:23 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Rugby NAMA thread Revisited Rugby
Replies: 110909
Views: 3982560

Re: Rugby NAMA thread Revisited Rugby

The power of Irish Nimbyism
by iarmhiman
Tue May 11, 2021 10:21 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Fintech Thread
Replies: 49
Views: 1305

Re: The Fintech Thread

They use the open source version Android I believe and not the google version. You need the Express VPN or Nord VPN to access Gmail, Twitter, WhatsApp, Instgram and Facebook in China. China has their own apps. Baidu ( replaces google maps) Weibo ( replaces Twitter) WeChat ( seems to replace a combi...
by iarmhiman
Tue May 11, 2021 10:15 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Army of fake fans boosts China’s global messaging
Replies: 16
Views: 569

Re: Army of fake fans boosts China’s global messaging

Twitter is blocked on China though. Most Chinese use Sino Weibo as their microblogging site which is tightly controlled by the CCP . That tells you everything about the brittleness of the Chinese system. They're much weaker than they appear. Most tourists and expats have the VPN downloaded before s...
by iarmhiman
Tue May 11, 2021 10:13 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Fintech Thread
Replies: 49
Views: 1305

Re: The Fintech Thread

They use the open source version Android I believe and not the google version. You need the Express VPN or Nord VPN to access Gmail, Twitter, WhatsApp, Instgram and Facebook in China. China has their own apps. Baidu ( replaces google maps) Weibo ( replaces Twitter) WeChat ( seems to replace a combin...
by iarmhiman
Tue May 11, 2021 10:04 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Army of fake fans boosts China’s global messaging
Replies: 16
Views: 569

Re: Army of fake fans boosts China’s global messaging

Twitter is blocked on China though.

Most Chinese use Sino Weibo as their microblogging site which is tightly controlled by the CCP .
by iarmhiman
Mon May 10, 2021 11:50 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Dublin
Replies: 46
Views: 2925

Re: Dublin

Gynormus wrote: Mon May 10, 2021 11:24 pm
Ulsters Red Hand wrote: Sun May 09, 2021 5:04 pm This is what Mullet gets up to now he's flounced
:lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:
Kertim liked that one after years of put downs from Mullet :lol:
by iarmhiman
Mon May 10, 2021 10:47 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Fintech Thread
Replies: 49
Views: 1305

Re: The Fintech Thread

I'd imagine you'd need a VPN , chinese SIM and mobile wallet Dozy: can you change phone number on Alipay or Wechat so that way i can save money on data with Chinese SIM card He is very specific: have dedicated hardware that you don't use outside China. You'd need the VPN for apps like WhatsApp or s...
by iarmhiman
Mon May 10, 2021 10:42 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Fintech Thread
Replies: 49
Views: 1305

Re: The Fintech Thread

I'd imagine you'd need a VPN , chinese SIM and mobile wallet

Dozy: can you change phone number on Alipay or Wechat so that way i can save money on data with Chinese SIM card
by iarmhiman
Mon May 10, 2021 10:36 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread
Replies: 25162
Views: 702125

Re: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread

bimboman wrote: Mon May 10, 2021 9:38 pm
I want an EU army.

Imagine wanting to have a common foreign policy with 27 different countries.
Better together
by iarmhiman
Mon May 10, 2021 10:36 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Anybody into Crypto
Replies: 542
Views: 22503

Re: Anybody into Crypto

I would imagine especially with Bitcoin now is a bad time to get in. Those who got in earlier are going to cash out soon with their massive gains. That’s like saying gold is a bad investment. I don't fully understand it so don't take my sweeping statements seriously. I'm trying to get the hype but ...
by iarmhiman
Mon May 10, 2021 9:33 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Fintech Thread
Replies: 49
Views: 1305

Re: The Fintech Thread

Don't comeback a self-proclaimed expect after a few drunken nights talking to bitter sexpat language teachers drinking in low end 5 kwai bottle shops. They are the worst of people but are the bottom feeders in most cities. Avoid... toxic and pure buzz killers. Will tap you up for a bottle of beer 2...
by iarmhiman
Mon May 10, 2021 9:32 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Anybody into Crypto
Replies: 542
Views: 22503

Re: Anybody into Crypto

The dollar will probably continue to decline. The 2018 BTC price was well before covid. Took several years to return to that level. It's still the reserve fiat currency and the US still controls the SWIFT system for inter bank transfers. China unveiling the Digital Yuan is their way of getting away...
by iarmhiman
Mon May 10, 2021 9:26 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread
Replies: 25162
Views: 702125

Re: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread

But it hasn't happened yet . You were moaning the other day about the EU not sticking up for Ukraine. Why would they when there is no EU army. And....if the EU did push forward for an EU army, you would be the very type of person who would complain about it . With you the EU can do no good and is a...
by iarmhiman
Mon May 10, 2021 9:21 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Dublin
Replies: 46
Views: 2925

Re: Dublin

Mullet is from Malahide. Malahide and Skerries are nice places but on either side of them are Balbriggan and Donnaghmeade. Two shitholes full of skangers.
by iarmhiman
Mon May 10, 2021 9:20 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Fintech Thread
Replies: 49
Views: 1305

Re: The Fintech Thread

Dozy wrote: Mon May 10, 2021 9:11 pm Credit cards certainly top up WeChat accounts.

Every trip I've been on since 2014, I've either had everything paid for me, or I used the card I was sorted with
I heard that non Chinese bank cards or non UnionPay cards can pay in stores via weChat but can't add money to the wallet balance .
by iarmhiman
Mon May 10, 2021 9:18 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Anybody into Crypto
Replies: 542
Views: 22503

Re: Anybody into Crypto

That’s like saying gold is a bad investment. I don't fully understand it so don't take my sweeping statements seriously. I'm trying to get the hype but fear people will cash out en masse at a certain point. Those who got in early will be taking the money of those who got in late. What do you call e...
by iarmhiman
Mon May 10, 2021 9:15 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread
Replies: 25162
Views: 702125

Re: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread

The political classes around Europe have always had one gold yet sold it to the public as something else. You know this to be true. Anyone who says the UK public thought they were joining something other than a trading bloc when they voted yes to the common market is a c u nt Are you saying those p...
by iarmhiman
Mon May 10, 2021 9:09 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Rugby NAMA thread Revisited Rugby
Replies: 110909
Views: 3982560

Re: Rugby NAMA thread Revisited Rugby

So, my appointment for the vaccination was 18.15 at the Aviva. As requested I turned up 5 minutes early and joined the queue in the car park. Finally got my injection at 19.30, and it was queued solid before me and behind me, with the queue moving fairly regularly. They must be vaccinating more tha...
by iarmhiman
Mon May 10, 2021 9:07 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Anybody into Crypto
Replies: 542
Views: 22503

Re: Anybody into Crypto

I would imagine especially with Bitcoin now is a bad time to get in. Those who got in earlier are going to cash out soon with their massive gains. That’s like saying gold is a bad investment. I don't fully understand it so don't take my sweeping statements seriously. I'm trying to get the hype but ...
by iarmhiman
Mon May 10, 2021 9:06 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Rugby NAMA thread Revisited Rugby
Replies: 110909
Views: 3982560

Re: Rugby NAMA thread Revisited Rugby

Blackrock Bullet wrote: Mon May 10, 2021 9:05 pm Interesting to know, they are near the end of the AZ stockpile.
EU haven't renewed the contract with them after June.
by iarmhiman
Mon May 10, 2021 9:01 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Rugby NAMA thread Revisited Rugby
Replies: 110909
Views: 3982560

Re: Rugby NAMA thread Revisited Rugby

So, my appointment for the vaccination was 18.15 at the Aviva. As requested I turned up 5 minutes early and joined the queue in the car park. Finally got my injection at 19.30, and it was queued solid before me and behind me, with the queue moving fairly regularly. They must be vaccinating more tha...
by iarmhiman
Mon May 10, 2021 8:59 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Anybody into Crypto
Replies: 542
Views: 22503

Re: Anybody into Crypto

I would imagine especially with Bitcoin now is a bad time to get in. Those who got in earlier are going to cash out soon with their massive gains. That’s like saying gold is a bad investment. I don't fully understand it so don't take my sweeping statements seriously. I'm trying to get the hype but ...
by iarmhiman
Mon May 10, 2021 8:56 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread
Replies: 25162
Views: 702125

Re: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread

In the making though since 1957 Treaty of Rome. Ever Closer Union was the goal then, so anyone who says the UK joined the EEC in 1973 only as it was a trading bloc is ignorant. The plan since 1957 was ever closer union. It's documented. The UK knew what it was joining as did Ireland and Denmark sam...
by iarmhiman
Mon May 10, 2021 8:43 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Fintech Thread
Replies: 49
Views: 1305

Re: The Fintech Thread

So this is what I heard about WeChat.

You can use your Mastercard or Visa credit/debit card for ID verification but can't use it to top up the WeChat balance . Is this correct?

To get money added to WeChat balance you need someone to send a red envelope of money.

Is this correct?
by iarmhiman
Mon May 10, 2021 7:49 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Dublin
Replies: 46
Views: 2925

Re: Dublin

RuggaBugga wrote: Mon May 10, 2021 7:49 pm Were they spitting on all the women going past as well? :uhoh:
Yep.
by iarmhiman
Mon May 10, 2021 7:44 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread
Replies: 25162
Views: 702125

Re: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread

In the making though since 1957 Treaty of Rome. Ever Closer Union was the goal then, so anyone who says the UK joined the EEC in 1973 only as it was a trading bloc is ignorant. The plan since 1957 was ever closer union. It's documented. The UK knew what it was joining as did Ireland and Denmark sam...
by iarmhiman
Mon May 10, 2021 7:43 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Fintech Thread
Replies: 49
Views: 1305

The Fintech Thread

I want to get all your knowledge and expertise in this area from those in the know. I like to travel a lot and China is the country I want to travel to next. I've been doing a bit of reading about money in China. It seems cash is being phased out slowly as the society is moving to a cashless one. Mo...
by iarmhiman
Mon May 10, 2021 7:33 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Anybody into Crypto
Replies: 542
Views: 22503

Re: Anybody into Crypto

I would imagine especially with Bitcoin now is a bad time to get in. Those who got in earlier are going to cash out soon with their massive gains.
by iarmhiman
Mon May 10, 2021 7:30 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread
Replies: 25162
Views: 702125

Re: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread

I missed that. You want Scotland to have the same living standards as Montenegro ? I haven't given it consideration. It's a technical discussion on how it could work. I'm not interested in the emotional retorts. Technically they could decide on the “groat” from Independence Day, I was pointing out ...
by iarmhiman
Mon May 10, 2021 7:28 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: No thread on what is happening in Jerusalem?
Replies: 11
Views: 567

Re: No thread on what is happening in Jerusalem?

If anything in the past there has been too much zoning in to Israel and Palestine.

So much so that one could say why not concentrate on conficts in other parts of the world. Why the obsession with Israel?
by iarmhiman
Mon May 10, 2021 7:26 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread
Replies: 25162
Views: 702125

Re: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread

Anyway I wanted to talk about the Scottish Currency. Bimbo never came back to me about how Montenegro gets by using Euro as their primary currency I missed that. You want Scotland to have the same living standards as Montenegro ? I haven't given it consideration. It's a technical discussion on how ...
by iarmhiman
Mon May 10, 2021 7:23 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The official Lions 2021 thread
Replies: 565
Views: 25305

Re: The official Lions 2021 thread

He gets bashed for slowing the game down and box kicking, but there is no doubt he brings control. In the Ireland v England game his 22 clearances to touch in the England half were reminiscent of the Schmidt era where we didn't give the opposition a sniff. I associate him with control and when he pl...
by iarmhiman
Mon May 10, 2021 7:14 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread
Replies: 25162
Views: 702125

Re: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread

I don’t know which poster is stretching the realms of discourse the most, the poster who thinks the UK would still continue if Scotland and NI left, or the poster who thinks less than 50% is a mandate. Point of order. I believe 73 pro independence seats out of 129 seats where the SNP increased its ...
by iarmhiman
Mon May 10, 2021 7:03 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread
Replies: 25162
Views: 702125

Re: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread

I don’t know which poster is stretching the realms of discourse the most, the poster who thinks the UK would still continue if Scotland and NI left, or the poster who thinks less than 50% is a mandate. Point of order. I believe 73 pro independence seats out of 129 seats where the SNP increased its ...
by iarmhiman
Mon May 10, 2021 5:58 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread
Replies: 25162
Views: 702125

Re: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread

They got less than 50% of the vote combined. In a parliamentary democracy you elect politicians on your behalf. SNP and Greens got 72 of the 129 seats. That's a majority. And a referendum requires the people to vote on a matter, any Scottish vote for independence would need a referendum, at the min...