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by Pat the Ex Mat
Tue Sep 29, 2020 1:05 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Official PR "rate my cooking" thread.
Replies: 82
Views: 748

Re: Official PR "rate my cooking" thread.

Pfft, cooking steak is easy.

It's not rocket science
by Pat the Ex Mat
Tue Sep 29, 2020 5:59 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Australian Politics Thread
Replies: 25554
Views: 899732

Re: The Australian Politics Thread

A lot of the Greens votes do preference the ALP.

The Nationals have a disproportionate impact from their votes

And Greg works with numbers :blush: :lol:
by Pat the Ex Mat
Tue Sep 29, 2020 5:56 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Official PR "rate my cooking" thread.
Replies: 82
Views: 748

Re: Official PR "rate my cooking" thread.

Jerome Manning wrote: Tue Sep 29, 2020 5:49 am
Thomas wrote: Tue Sep 29, 2020 2:50 am Nothing wrong with a couple of fingers
hehe
I thought about it :idea:
by Pat the Ex Mat
Tue Sep 29, 2020 5:55 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Official PR "rate my cooking" thread.
Replies: 82
Views: 748

Re: Official PR "rate my cooking" thread.

It's definitely good
by Pat the Ex Mat
Tue Sep 29, 2020 5:48 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Official PR "rate my cooking" thread.
Replies: 82
Views: 748

Re: Official PR "rate my cooking" thread.

Mog The Almighty wrote: Mon Sep 28, 2020 9:13 pm Thanks. :) I had it with water and the scotch as desert.

I dunno if she has better taste than me. I do pretty much all the cooking in the house. Her signature dish is chilli con carne with dark chocolate in it which tastes weird to me.
That is the way to do it
by Pat the Ex Mat
Tue Sep 29, 2020 5:44 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Australian Politics Thread
Replies: 25554
Views: 899732

Re: The Australian Politics Thread

I too fond it ironic that the loudest voices for "Blame" are those would most likely live, and vote in LNP heartlands. Those responsible for the McJob culture that is the root of so many of our issues (and not just Covid). But that's ok, they are doing alright :( Come Pat - you're just making up st...
by Pat the Ex Mat
Tue Sep 29, 2020 5:41 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Australian Politics Thread
Replies: 25554
Views: 899732

Re: The Australian Politics Thread

I too fond it ironic that the loudest voices for "Blame" are those would most likely live, and vote in LNP heartlands. Those responsible for the McJob culture that is the root of so many of our issues (and not just Covid). But that's ok, they are doing alright :( It's just like Chris Lucas, and all...
by Pat the Ex Mat
Tue Sep 29, 2020 3:41 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Australian Politics Thread
Replies: 25554
Views: 899732

Re: The Australian Politics Thread

I too fond it ironic that the loudest voices for "Blame" are those would most likely live, and vote in LNP heartlands.

Those responsible for the McJob culture that is the root of so many of our issues (and not just Covid).

But that's ok, they are doing alright :(
by Pat the Ex Mat
Mon Sep 28, 2020 4:35 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans
Replies: 27269
Views: 635958

Re: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans

Looking at some of the scenes after the pubs chuck out in London.

All Patient zero candidates
by Pat the Ex Mat
Mon Sep 28, 2020 4:25 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Melbourne. Fvcked.
Replies: 2063
Views: 37704

Re: Melbourne. Fvcked.

I don't live in Sweden. And, as we saw in London, people are not to be trusted to comply with social distancing. Literally Mouth-breathers I didn’t mean to say that Sweden was a standard for anything. It’s certainly not. Reading it back now it seemed I was trying to make a point, but I was just sta...
by Pat the Ex Mat
Sun Sep 27, 2020 10:58 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Melbourne. Fvcked.
Replies: 2063
Views: 37704

Re: Melbourne. Fvcked.

I don't live in Sweden.

And, as we saw in London, people are not to be trusted to comply with social distancing.

Literally Mouth-breathers
by Pat the Ex Mat
Sun Sep 27, 2020 10:53 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Australian Politics Thread
Replies: 25554
Views: 899732

Re: The Australian Politics Thread

Over 95% of care home deaths were in Federally funded and audited homes. For Profit industries that had their hands deep in the money. If anyone should be vilified, it's the owners and the Federal politicians. Small mistakes were made that led to a massive, community-spread infection that wasn't fo...
by Pat the Ex Mat
Sun Sep 27, 2020 7:49 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Anyone know the best way to cook Lamb leg steaks?
Replies: 9
Views: 275

Re: Anyone know the best way to cook Lamb leg steaks?

With lamb, alway sear them super hot and then rest in a 170C oven for 5-8 minutes depending on the thickness.

I put mine on a cake rack over a plate.

Always pink and moist :nod:
by Pat the Ex Mat
Sun Sep 27, 2020 7:46 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Melbourne. Fvcked.
Replies: 2063
Views: 37704

Re: Melbourne. Fvcked.

So apparently Covid is over in NSW. Party boats are back in action and Kings St Wharf is filled again with plastic lipped over made up women and guys who all look like clones smoking and vaping and stinking up the entire area again*. :( * I really do struggle to believe the Australia official smoki...
by Pat the Ex Mat
Sun Sep 27, 2020 5:03 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans
Replies: 27269
Views: 635958

Re: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans

eldanielfire wrote: Fri Sep 25, 2020 10:31 pm Studies confirm what some of us on this board researched and believed some months ago, Vitamin D provides some protection against the Corona Virus:

https://twitter.com/SkyNews/status/1309560065347727360
Research

:lol:
by Pat the Ex Mat
Sun Sep 27, 2020 5:00 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Australian Politics Thread
Replies: 25554
Views: 899732

Re: The Australian Politics Thread

Over 95% of care home deaths were in Federally funded and audited homes. For Profit industries that had their hands deep in the money. If anyone should be vilified, it's the owners and the Federal politicians. Small mistakes were made that led to a massive, community-spread infection that wasn't for...
by Pat the Ex Mat
Fri Sep 25, 2020 5:58 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: DUNE MOVIE 2019: It could be epic...
Replies: 236
Views: 12233

Re: DUNE MOVIE 2019: It could be epic...

He used Crusade and Jihad interchangeably in the book
by Pat the Ex Mat
Wed Sep 16, 2020 1:59 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Life on Venus (possibly)
Replies: 54
Views: 1241

Re: Life on Venus (possibly)

The Drake equation should be interesting now
by Pat the Ex Mat
Wed Sep 16, 2020 1:42 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Melbourne. Fvcked.
Replies: 2063
Views: 37704

Re: Melbourne. Fvcked.

towny wrote: Tue Sep 15, 2020 4:31 pm
Pat the Ex Mat wrote: Mon Sep 14, 2020 1:28 pm VicPol have been like this far longer than these covid restrictions.
Exactly. This has happened a million times. This time someone filmed it.
There is a reason the Plod don't like being filmed (even though it's legal to do so)
by Pat the Ex Mat
Mon Sep 14, 2020 1:37 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans
Replies: 27269
Views: 635958

Re: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans

There's no option if the cold comes with fever or respiratory symptoms. We had what we were certain was a cold but it came with some extra symptoms for some of the children so had no choice but to get confirmation before sending them back to school. Exactly - all of the medical advice here is to im...
by Pat the Ex Mat
Mon Sep 14, 2020 1:34 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Players who would have walked it into the SAS after the course
Replies: 162
Views: 3599

Re: Players who would have walked it into the SAS after the course

Poshprop wrote: Mon Sep 14, 2020 8:55 am I used to play rugby for Luctonians in Herefordshire and in the 3s we had a few lads from Hereford play for us. .
Did you find out the colour of the Boathouse?
by Pat the Ex Mat
Mon Sep 14, 2020 1:32 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Towny
Replies: 39
Views: 1228

Re: Towny

Zakar wrote: Mon Sep 14, 2020 8:25 am
rett wrote: Mon Sep 14, 2020 8:15 am
shanky wrote: Mon Sep 14, 2020 3:52 am :lol:

Realistically, to qualify as having a navy, you need an aircraft carrier

Not being elitist. Just keeping it real.

Shit. Australia fails on that.
We've (arguably) got two.
They are the Naval equivalent of Hangar Queens...
by Pat the Ex Mat
Mon Sep 14, 2020 1:30 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans
Replies: 27269
Views: 635958

Re: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans

There's no option if the cold comes with fever or respiratory symptoms. We had what we were certain was a cold but it came with some extra symptoms for some of the children so had no choice but to get confirmation before sending them back to school. Exactly - all of the medical advice here is to im...
by Pat the Ex Mat
Mon Sep 14, 2020 1:28 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Melbourne. Fvcked.
Replies: 2063
Views: 37704

Re: Melbourne. Fvcked.

VicPol have been like this far longer than these covid restrictions.
by Pat the Ex Mat
Sat Sep 12, 2020 7:03 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Players who would have walked it into the SAS after the course
Replies: 162
Views: 3599

Re: Players who would have walked it into the SAS after the course

Though smaller, probably Gregan and Marshall when it comes to half backs I met a British SAS dude that couldn’t have been over 5’. This guy is over 6’, but he was Oz SAS - perhaps their role is more like SBS, but I’m sure he would have gone alright. Probably could have been a supervillain tbf. http...
by Pat the Ex Mat
Sat Sep 12, 2020 6:50 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Players who would have walked it into the SAS after the course
Replies: 162
Views: 3599

Re: Players who would have walked it into the SAS after the course

Though smaller, probably Gregan and Marshall when it comes to half backs I met a British SAS dude that couldn’t have been over 5’. This guy is over 6’, but he was Oz SAS - perhaps their role is more like SBS, but I’m sure he would have gone alright. Probably could have been a supervillain tbf. http...
by Pat the Ex Mat
Thu Sep 10, 2020 8:34 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Underrated rock and metal bands
Replies: 60
Views: 1139

Re: Underrated rock and metal bands

Living Colour. Was going to post this. One of my favourite bands, Vern Reid is awesome on twitter, too. I finally got to see them live a couple of years ago in Sydney after missing out on them in NZ when I was a teenager as I was on a rugby tour - in Sydney. Then I got to see them a year later when...
by Pat the Ex Mat
Thu Sep 10, 2020 5:53 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Underrated rock and metal bands
Replies: 60
Views: 1139

Re: Underrated rock and metal bands

Living Colour. Was going to post this. One of my favourite bands, Vern Reid is awesome on twitter, too. I finally got to see them live a couple of years ago in Sydney after missing out on them in NZ when I was a teenager as I was on a rugby tour - in Sydney. Then I got to see them a year later when...
by Pat the Ex Mat
Thu Sep 10, 2020 2:58 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Underrated rock and metal bands
Replies: 60
Views: 1139

Re: Underrated rock and metal bands

Bindi wrote: Wed Sep 09, 2020 10:49 pm Helmet - seem to be somewhat forgotten now. Were completely different to the grunge around at the time (early 90s). Short, sharp repetitive distorted guitar riffs.
One of the annoyances of the Covid biz was them cancelling their tour - I'd never seen them live :(
by Pat the Ex Mat
Mon Sep 07, 2020 1:39 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The OFFICIAL filum thread 2.0.Accept no substitues.
Replies: 9401
Views: 609987

Re: The OFFICIAL filum thread 2.0.Accept no substitues.

Great list.

I've still never seen the Sand pebbles. :(
by Pat the Ex Mat
Thu Sep 03, 2020 3:02 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: American Cops behaving Badly (All inclusive thread)
Replies: 6540
Views: 287091

Re: American Cops behaving Badly (All inclusive thread)

Jake wrote: Thu Sep 03, 2020 10:49 am Guys- DT has copped a suspension.

Zero tolerance for racism here.
FFS

Spend your time fixing the abortion of an upgrade....
by Pat the Ex Mat
Thu Sep 03, 2020 7:43 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Australian Politics Thread
Replies: 25554
Views: 899732

Re: The Australian Politics Thread

If that is all the LNP have in the bag, we're screwed
by Pat the Ex Mat
Thu Sep 03, 2020 7:31 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Australian Politics Thread
Replies: 25554
Views: 899732

Re: The Australian Politics Thread

Various reports that government looking to bring forward tax cuts slated for 2021-2025. Anyone got a view on what those are? It’s personal income - raise the level before paying tax, the middle tax bracket? Assume leaving top bracket (unless there is a clear benefit- non political). A failed method...
by Pat the Ex Mat
Thu Sep 03, 2020 1:19 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Able Seaman Edward Sheean
Replies: 16
Views: 580

Re: Able Seaman Edward Sheean

There was a review and our useless Defence minister went against the panel's advice to award the Medal.

Public Outcry led to an immediate 180 and they awarded it, as they should have
by Pat the Ex Mat
Wed Sep 02, 2020 2:57 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: American Cops behaving Badly (All inclusive thread)
Replies: 6540
Views: 287091

Re: American Cops behaving Badly (All inclusive thread)

CrazyIslander wrote: Tue Sep 01, 2020 11:26 pm Doc Rivers , LA Clippers coach, mentioned that he had to have a talk with his son about going out and being careful because he's black. That's real. No matter how successful he'd become, he still understands reality.
Indeed, none of us white posters have a clue about that.
by Pat the Ex Mat
Wed Sep 02, 2020 2:46 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Australian Politics Thread
Replies: 25554
Views: 899732

Re: The Australian Politics Thread

I don’t agree. Progressive politics usually correlates with education. Those that value education like lattes while those that don’t like pollies like Pauline, coz she says it like it is, eh? You of all people on this biased labour echo chamber ought therefore be able to understand the Kirby identi...
by Pat the Ex Mat
Tue Sep 01, 2020 10:16 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Melbourne. Fvcked.
Replies: 2063
Views: 37704

Re: Melbourne. Fvcked.

Something really interesting popped up for me today. Almost 20 000 confirmed cases in Victoria (6 Million people). Only 2 people under the age of 50 have died as a result of this disease in Victoria. I wonder how many have shortened life-spans as a result - or passed it on to an elderly person who ...
by Pat the Ex Mat
Tue Sep 01, 2020 4:58 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Melbourne. Fvcked.
Replies: 2063
Views: 37704

Re: Melbourne. Fvcked.

Santa wrote: Mon Aug 31, 2020 5:32 pm
They are obviously not the same thing and the fact that you are trying to draw an equivalence tells me you don't understand what I am talking about.in the slightest.
I'd work on your presentation skills then.
by Pat the Ex Mat
Mon Aug 31, 2020 5:24 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Australian Politics Thread
Replies: 25554
Views: 899732

Re: The Australian Politics Thread

Edgy but true:

Image
by Pat the Ex Mat
Mon Aug 31, 2020 4:59 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Fix the stupid PR banner
Replies: 7
Views: 277

Re: Fix the stupid PR banner

And the link page at the bottom - it takes up the full screen.

Did the team not Beta-test? :roll: