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by Sinkers
Mon Sep 14, 2020 1:06 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Life on Venus (possibly)
Replies: 54
Views: 1179

Re: Life on Venus (possibly)

All we f**king need to really round off 2020 - f**king aliens
by Sinkers
Mon Sep 14, 2020 4:45 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Let’s talk Soul (the musical style)
Replies: 21
Views: 277

Re: Let’s talk Soul (the musical style)

Last one, one of the greatest male vocalists ever https://youtu.be/HwbmufPphP0 Jezzer: those last two posts link to the same Gladys track three times. Chuck the other two up so we can have a listen. In response - a little earlier/ lesser known tracks from Gladys and Harold: https://www.youtube.com/...
by Sinkers
Thu Sep 10, 2020 4:19 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Let’s talk Soul (the musical style)
Replies: 21
Views: 277

Re: Let’s talk Soul (the musical style)

A bit of “popcorn”:

https://youtu.be/uAjvpNRltBg

Or some current Chicano soul:

https://youtu.be/_ijwTXfwGO8
by Sinkers
Thu Sep 10, 2020 3:48 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Let’s talk Soul (the musical style)
Replies: 21
Views: 277

Re: Let’s talk Soul (the musical style)

Two of my favourite bits of trivia at the moment: Okeh Records - America’s oldest label at 102 years old One of their major (pun intended) 60s soul stars - mayor Lance-Bottoms’ dad. https://youtu.be/fLQJl7ZAGSo :thumbup: Thanks Sinkers. Interesting that this was right on the cusp on the change from...
by Sinkers
Thu Sep 10, 2020 3:34 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Let’s talk Soul (the musical style)
Replies: 21
Views: 277

Re: Let’s talk Soul (the musical style)

Love Trouble Heartache & Misery for Hattie Littles

https://youtu.be/ksaBM7HWHuQ
by Sinkers
Thu Sep 10, 2020 3:30 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Let’s talk Soul (the musical style)
Replies: 21
Views: 277

Re: Let’s talk Soul (the musical style)

Two of my favourite bits of trivia at the moment:
Okeh Records - America’s oldest label at 102 years old

One of their major (pun intended) 60s soul stars - mayor Lance-Bottoms’ dad.

https://youtu.be/fLQJl7ZAGSo
by Sinkers
Tue Sep 01, 2020 10:11 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: POTUS-DONALD TRUMP-and U.S. Politics catch-all
Replies: 110327
Views: 4919368

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

Since early days of his presidency he’s been stir the shit and create the problem. Then solve a little bit of that same problem and tell the world how great he is for doing so.
by Sinkers
Mon Aug 24, 2020 6:05 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: POTUS-DONALD TRUMP-and U.S. Politics catch-all
Replies: 110327
Views: 4919368

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

GOP convention week. Expect we’ll see more throughout the week.
by Sinkers
Mon Aug 24, 2020 12:27 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Kim Jong Un gooooiiinggggggggg?
Replies: 224
Views: 14689

Re: Kim Jong Un gooooiiinggggggggg?

Yup - a ruthlessly efficient, multi-tasking, well organised female psychopath beats a regular fickle, gormless, disorganised bloke type psychopath every day.
by Sinkers
Thu Aug 20, 2020 3:29 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: POTUS-DONALD TRUMP-and U.S. Politics catch-all
Replies: 110327
Views: 4919368

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

All the best people https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-53853297 Steve Bannon charged with fraud over Mexico border wall 18 minutes ago Share this with Facebook Share this with Messenger Share this with Twitter Share this with Email Share Former Trump adviser Steve Bannon has been arrested a...
by Sinkers
Thu Aug 20, 2020 1:10 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: POTUS-DONALD TRUMP-and U.S. Politics catch-all
Replies: 110327
Views: 4919368

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

It’s not what you do it’s the way that you do it. All of that list might well be subjects that need addressing - but it’s the how that has resulted in the isolation for example. The man’s a low intellect blunt instrument. Just this week he’s offering incentives for US firms to bring their manufactur...
by Sinkers
Thu Aug 20, 2020 7:50 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: POTUS-DONALD TRUMP-and U.S. Politics catch-all
Replies: 110327
Views: 4919368

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

I see he has carried on with his comments about NZ and our big surge. We had another 5 cases today. 6 was the latest result when he made his comment. And no deaths. This is some how proof that he is doing a much better job of managing the virus than anyone else. After all, the US only had around 40...
by Sinkers
Sun Aug 16, 2020 10:27 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: POTUS-DONALD TRUMP-and U.S. Politics catch-all
Replies: 110327
Views: 4919368

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

“Because of my strong focus on the China Virus, including scheduled meetings on Vaccines, our economy and much else, I won’t be able to be in New York to throw out the opening pitch for the @Yankees on August 15. We will make it later in the season!” Important meeting revealed..... https://pbs.twim...
by Sinkers
Tue Aug 11, 2020 1:45 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Remember that Andy Powell incident?
Replies: 7
Views: 917

Re: Remember that Andy Powell incident?

Can somebody translate for me? I got my name’s Andy Powell and the M4 and that’s about it
by Sinkers
Mon Aug 10, 2020 12:17 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: **OFFICIAL** English Rugby Thread
Replies: 86890
Views: 4328659

Re: **OFFICIAL** English Rugby Thread

The problem is that there isn’t a 7s circuit at the moment and for the foreseeable. Definitely nothing for 2020 at least.
by Sinkers
Sat Aug 08, 2020 3:27 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Billy Bragg, anyone?
Replies: 16
Views: 839

Re: Billy Bragg, anyone?

No idea on his current direction. But peak Billy was the absolute dogs. One of the best lyricists ever, ever.
by Sinkers
Sat Aug 08, 2020 5:13 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: POTUS-DONALD TRUMP-and U.S. Politics catch-all
Replies: 110327
Views: 4919368

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

Really? .. no-one wants to make any lewd comments about me having a Thai lady friend? This place really has gone to the dogs, hasn't it. Are you sure she's a lady and has she loved you long time? And has she asked you to buy her family a new buffalo, because their one died? You guys are so old fash...
by Sinkers
Sun Aug 02, 2020 2:41 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: POTUS-DONALD TRUMP-and U.S. Politics catch-all
Replies: 110327
Views: 4919368

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

Wasn’t relevant to the point you wanted to make but was relevant to the original line of discussion - about the breaking down of the traditional American suburb. LKY takes leadership of a multi-racial nation that he knows it at risk of significant unrest and discord and he understands the importance...
by Sinkers
Sun Aug 02, 2020 2:06 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: POTUS-DONALD TRUMP-and U.S. Politics catch-all
Replies: 110327
Views: 4919368

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

Did you enjoy editing my post and removing the bit most relevant to this line of chat? Yup - there’s plenty to criticize Singapore for but the bit relevant to this line of chat - that they create working neighborhoods for mixed income residents isn’t one of them. Yes this is a pretty politically com...
by Sinkers
Sun Aug 02, 2020 10:47 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: POTUS-DONALD TRUMP-and U.S. Politics catch-all
Replies: 110327
Views: 4919368

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

The housing issue is engineered in Singapore......... Singapore uses its housing allocation program to ensure ethnic diversity in its neighborhoods; it does so by imposing ethnic quotas: every ethnic group must not own more than a certain percentage in a housing project, thus ensuring that every ne...
by Sinkers
Sat Aug 01, 2020 12:18 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: POTUS-DONALD TRUMP-and U.S. Politics catch-all
Replies: 110327
Views: 4919368

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

EverReady wrote:The yanks are astonishingly anti competition. Most successful social media app that happens to be Chinese- ban it. Market changing phone about to be released that happens to be Chinese- thrash it.
People voting - stop them
People protesting - pepper spray them
Etc
Etc
by Sinkers
Wed Jul 22, 2020 1:15 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Pretentious Names
Replies: 168
Views: 4230

Re: Pretentious Names

My first ever job was at a very posh stockbrokers in London.

One of the partners was T.F.F Surname. The 3rd initial being Featherstonhaugh, the old family name. Goes along with LIL’s point above also. Lots of 3 initial chaps there so I’ve always taken it as a sign of proper posh.
by Sinkers
Wed Jul 22, 2020 12:54 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Pretentious Names
Replies: 168
Views: 4230

Re: Pretentious Names

An ex of mine kept her surname after marriage, and hyphenated it with her husbands. She was one of four sisters, all of whom took husbands name on marrying, and the family name would have died out completely in Ireland had she not. Her kids use the hyphenated surnames. What in the name of Jaysus th...
by Sinkers
Mon Jul 20, 2020 5:07 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Name a band that was basically shit but had some bangers
Replies: 103
Views: 2117

Re: Name a band that was basically shit but had some bangers

You could say that my tastes have changed over the years, but there are still a lot of alternative tunes from the 90s that I still love. However ... Nirvana ... haven't listened to in 20 years, important band for the period but basically crap Soundgarden ... still love Superunknown, never got the l...
by Sinkers
Wed Jul 08, 2020 12:15 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Rugby Australia crisis after financial deficit of $9.4 mill
Replies: 771
Views: 24369

Re: Rugby Australia crisis after financial deficit of $9.4 m

Nick Taylor The West Australian Tuesday, 7 July 2020 3:00PM Western Force owner Andrew Forrest launched a huge broadside at the game’s governing body as he rallied his players ahead of their Australian Super Rugby debut against Waratahs on Saturday. The mining magnate took on Rugby Australia in an ...
by Sinkers
Wed Jul 08, 2020 4:59 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Ho Chi Minh City - best place to live
Replies: 25
Views: 1428

Re: Ho Chi Minh City - best place to live

If I were you I'd do it if the opportunity comes up. Would definitely be an experience and HCM might be the better intro to living in Vietnam. Might be quieter and more "civilized" than some of the nearby cities and some might find that idea boring. But sometimes it's better to live and work in the ...
by Sinkers
Mon Jul 06, 2020 3:39 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: POTUS-DONALD TRUMP-and U.S. Politics catch-all
Replies: 110327
Views: 4919368

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

Trump is now claiming that 99% of covid-19 cases are totally harmless. The USA has had 2,976,662 cases and 132,549 deaths. It has been a while since I studied maths but I reckon that means a mortality rate of 4.45%. Not sure where Trump gets his 99% harmless. He might well be correct given the amou...
by Sinkers
Mon Jul 06, 2020 2:59 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: POTUS-DONALD TRUMP-and U.S. Politics catch-all
Replies: 110327
Views: 4919368

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

Trump is now claiming that 99% of covid-19 cases are totally harmless. The USA has had 2,976,662 cases and 132,549 deaths. It has been a while since I studied maths but I reckon that means a mortality rate of 4.45%. Not sure where Trump gets his 99% harmless. He might well be correct given the amou...
by Sinkers
Fri Jun 26, 2020 11:26 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: You Fall In Love You Lose (NSFW)
Replies: 4966
Views: 908541

Re: You Fall In Love You Lose (NSFW)

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by Sinkers
Sun Jun 14, 2020 11:40 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Welp, that's the breakdown sorted...
Replies: 39
Views: 1356

Re: Welp, that's the breakdown sorted...

Yup, I thought the changes had a positive effect all in all Some will complain about the penalty count but that's hopefully just a case of players adjusting over time. Nice clean fast rucks and decent steals when the changes were adhered to. The general lack of fuckwittery made indiscretions pretty ...
by Sinkers
Fri Jun 12, 2020 3:28 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Friday Choons!!!
Replies: 30
Views: 1239

Re: Friday Choons!!!

Taranaki Snapper wrote:
TWO HOUR TRIBUTE TO WILLIE MITCHELL HOUR ONE
https://www.mixcloud.com/harry-grundy/t ... -mitchell/

#willie mitchell#memphis soul music#stax#hi#al green

That’s a brilliant find. Sure I’m gonna enjoy listening to that tomorrow.
by Sinkers
Thu Jun 11, 2020 12:23 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: You Fall In Love You Lose (NSFW)
Replies: 4966
Views: 908541

Re: You Fall In Love You Lose (NSFW)

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by Sinkers
Tue Jun 09, 2020 11:28 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: You Fall In Love You Lose (NSFW)
Replies: 4966
Views: 908541

Re: You Fall In Love You Lose (NSFW)

kiwias is a legend and does us all a brilliant service keeping these threads going. Won’t have a bad word said against him.

That last one was a bit stocky though
by Sinkers
Tue Jun 09, 2020 12:14 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: You Fall In Love You Lose (NSFW)
Replies: 4966
Views: 908541

Re: You Fall In Love You Lose (NSFW)

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by Sinkers
Fri Jun 05, 2020 4:43 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: POTUS-DONALD TRUMP-and U.S. Politics catch-all
Replies: 110327
Views: 4919368

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

Things are only going to get uglier. I cannot visualise him peacefully leaving the white house should he lose in November. https://pbs.twimg.com/media/EZoJSEqX0AUYeT-?format=jpg&name=medium This is just cable TV shopping channel shit. If Trump doesn't get re-elected who gets to keep what's left ove...
by Sinkers
Fri Jun 05, 2020 4:40 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: American Cops behaving Badly (All inclusive thread)
Replies: 6534
Views: 284233

Re: American Cops behaving Badly (All inclusive thread)

Vallejo police kill unarmed 22-year-old, who was on his knees with his hands up An officer in the northern California city mistakenly believed Sean Monterrosa had a gun, but it was a hammer in his pocket https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2020/jun/04/vallejo-police-kill-unarmed-man-california Not ...
by Sinkers
Thu Jun 04, 2020 3:33 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: POTUS-DONALD TRUMP-and U.S. Politics catch-all
Replies: 110327
Views: 4919368

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

Did his press secretary thing, really compare the Bible photo op with Churchill visiting the east-end during the blitz?