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by Pat the Ex Mat
Tue Apr 20, 2021 2:42 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Any news from 6.Jones?
Replies: 9
Views: 592

Re: Any news from 6.Jones?

He's just busy with life
by Pat the Ex Mat
Tue Apr 20, 2021 1:25 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Australian Politics Thread
Replies: 27173
Views: 1046372

Re: The Australian Politics Thread

Slim 293 wrote: Tue Apr 20, 2021 11:29 am Dang, my local GP’s office is offering up the AZ to the 1b crowd as long as you sign a waiver...
A lot aren't - it's a cluster fuck
by Pat the Ex Mat
Tue Apr 20, 2021 9:59 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans
Replies: 37747
Views: 1075891

Re: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans

I'd have taken AZ. I didn't get.thr choice.

I'm fine with people not vaccinating but thwy won't be able to travel offshore for years.

No airline will risk it
by Pat the Ex Mat
Tue Apr 20, 2021 9:57 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Australian Politics Thread
Replies: 27173
Views: 1046372

Re: The Australian Politics Thread

It's not too bad. Plenty worse off

But, ideas extremely annoyed at the "we tried to call you" cancellation....

But really their fault, just the incumbent fuckwits
by Pat the Ex Mat
Tue Apr 20, 2021 7:45 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Welsh Farmer has best life: I’ve had the same supper for 10 years
Replies: 73
Views: 2148

Re: Welsh Farmer has best life: I’ve had the same supper for 10 years

I draw the line at Paste

Had enough of that as a kid
by Pat the Ex Mat
Tue Apr 20, 2021 7:39 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Australian Politics Thread
Replies: 27173
Views: 1046372

Re: The Australian Politics Thread

^ :lol: I'm furious today - my Vaccination booking for Thursday has been cancelled - because I'm 46, I can't have AZ and there is not enough Pfizer around No answer as to when they will have supply :frown: Can't you sign a waiver to have it? Also, you're eligible for one this early? :shock: Nope, c...
by Pat the Ex Mat
Tue Apr 20, 2021 7:37 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans
Replies: 37747
Views: 1075891

Re: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans

My vaccination appointment was cancelled admit was most likely AZ and I'm 46

Re-entered the app to check and message "You need Pfizer and we have no supply yet"

No way Oz will get it all done by Christmas
by Pat the Ex Mat
Mon Apr 19, 2021 2:03 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans
Replies: 37747
Views: 1075891

Re: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans

[ .... in any case, when all the blah-blah is done, it seems whatever came first, the chicken or the egg, right-wing people are more accepting of risk and left-wing people are more risk-averse. Let me guess, Joe Rogan? Maybe, or Sam Harris. Neither of whom identify as right-wing btw, although Rogan...
by Pat the Ex Mat
Mon Apr 19, 2021 1:46 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Australian Politics Thread
Replies: 27173
Views: 1046372

Re: The Australian Politics Thread

grievous wrote: Mon Apr 19, 2021 12:24 pm

But the they didn't ask Gerard Henderson back? :lol:
He retired.

The panel is usually 2/3rds right-wing nowadays.
by Pat the Ex Mat
Mon Apr 19, 2021 1:41 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans
Replies: 37747
Views: 1075891

Re: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans

Mog The Almighty wrote: Mon Apr 19, 2021 11:14 am [
.... in any case, when all the blah-blah is done, it seems whatever came first, the chicken or the egg, right-wing people are more accepting of risk and left-wing people are more risk-averse.
Let me guess, Joe Rogan?
by Pat the Ex Mat
Mon Apr 19, 2021 9:09 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans
Replies: 37747
Views: 1075891

Re: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans

Sefton wrote: Mon Apr 19, 2021 9:08 am Dr Bimbo world renowned statistician and author of Relative and Actual Risk.
I'll have to consult with him the next time I have to utilise Risk assessments....oh yeah, every day in my job :lol:
by Pat the Ex Mat
Mon Apr 19, 2021 9:08 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans
Replies: 37747
Views: 1075891

Re: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans

India has 150,000 road deaths a year. That's germane :roll: It helps as a comparison to size, but also current mores in India towards risk. I wouldn’t expect you to have any grasp. Grasp of what? Do try and write full sentences It appears grasp of useful comparisons. Riiiiggghht :lol:
by Pat the Ex Mat
Mon Apr 19, 2021 8:52 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans
Replies: 37747
Views: 1075891

Re: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans

bimboman wrote: Mon Apr 19, 2021 8:04 am
Pat the Ex Mat wrote: Mon Apr 19, 2021 8:01 am
bimboman wrote: Mon Apr 19, 2021 7:39 am India has 150,000 road deaths a year.
That's germane :roll:

It helps as a comparison to size, but also current mores in India towards risk. I wouldn’t expect you to have any grasp.
Grasp of what?

Do try and write full sentences
by Pat the Ex Mat
Mon Apr 19, 2021 8:01 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans
Replies: 37747
Views: 1075891

Re: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans

bimboman wrote: Mon Apr 19, 2021 7:39 am India has 150,000 road deaths a year.
That's germane :roll:
by Pat the Ex Mat
Mon Apr 19, 2021 8:00 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Australian Politics Thread
Replies: 27173
Views: 1046372

Re: The Australian Politics Thread

^ :lol: I'm furious today - my Vaccination booking for Thursday has been cancelled - because I'm 46, I can't have AZ and there is not enough Pfizer around No answer as to when they will have supply :frown: Matt - were you at Sydney Uni last weekend for an event? I was at Archery on Friday arvo - th...
by Pat the Ex Mat
Mon Apr 19, 2021 7:00 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Australian Politics Thread
Replies: 27173
Views: 1046372

Re: The Australian Politics Thread

^ :lol:

I'm furious today - my Vaccination booking for Thursday has been cancelled - because I'm 46, I can't have AZ and there is not enough Pfizer around

No answer as to when they will have supply :frown:
by Pat the Ex Mat
Mon Apr 19, 2021 5:19 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Australian Politics Thread
Replies: 27173
Views: 1046372

Re: The Australian Politics Thread

I am a supporter of the ABC and I am starting to become a little concerned with their increasing activism as opposed to journalism. They have become so 'diverse' and driven by identity politics that they no longer are representative or relevant to 80+% of Australians. They appear to be beholden to ...
by Pat the Ex Mat
Sun Apr 18, 2021 2:36 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Chicago cop shoots 13 year old with hands up
Replies: 130
Views: 4638

Re: Chicago cop shoots 13 year old with hands up

Why do cops feels the need to chase people into risky situation rather than de-escalate or use other means? Why do cops feels the need to confront people with guns. Do they perhaps feel it is a contest, them against criminal? Why do cops feel the need to eschew policing and detective work in favour...
by Pat the Ex Mat
Sun Apr 18, 2021 2:15 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Chicago cop shoots 13 year old with hands up
Replies: 130
Views: 4638

Re: Chicago cop shoots 13 year old with hands up

somer wrote: Sun Apr 18, 2021 2:08 am therefore is it reasonable for men to live in fear of the Police because they're male?
Show me on the doll where the bad man touched you :nod:
by Pat the Ex Mat
Sat Apr 17, 2021 3:50 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Playing in first rugby match since November 2019 Saturday
Replies: 11
Views: 586

Re: Playing in first rugby match since November 2019 Saturday

Nice! Do you have the good drugs for afterwards?

I've recently added a second dojo session a week for the first time in years - body is still getting used to it.
by Pat the Ex Mat
Sat Apr 17, 2021 2:16 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Australian Politics Thread
Replies: 27173
Views: 1046372

Re: The Australian Politics Thread

What a surprise! The nursing home run by the Greek Orthodox church in Melbourne, the one that had the biggest number of deaths during Melbourne's Covid crisis, has been caught funneling $20 million dollars of Taxpayer money to fund it's Patriarch's lavish lifestyle. Shocked, utterly shocked! :| Per...
by Pat the Ex Mat
Sat Apr 17, 2021 2:10 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Scott Fardy goooooooooooooone
Replies: 58
Views: 2359

Re: Scott Fardy goooooooooooooone

Olo wrote: Sat Apr 17, 2021 1:35 am In 2017 we had Adam Coleman, Rory Arnold, Kane Douglas, Izzac Rodda and Rob Simmons.
I think Lopeti Timani played a test or two.

Fardy played lock at the Brumbies a fair bit but was considered a bit small for a test lock.
x(
by Pat the Ex Mat
Fri Apr 16, 2021 1:10 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Australian Politics Thread
Replies: 27173
Views: 1046372

Re: The Australian Politics Thread

What a surprise! The nursing home run by the Greek Orthodox church in Melbourne, the one that had the biggest number of deaths during Melbourne's Covid crisis, has been caught funneling $20 million dollars of Taxpayer money to fund it's Patriarch's lavish lifestyle. Shocked, utterly shocked! :| Per...
by Pat the Ex Mat
Fri Apr 16, 2021 10:13 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Australian Politics Thread
Replies: 27173
Views: 1046372

Re: The Australian Politics Thread

What a surprise!

The nursing home run by the Greek Orthodox church in Melbourne, the one that had the biggest number of deaths during Melbourne's Covid crisis, has been caught funneling $20 million dollars of Taxpayer money to fund it's Patriarch's lavish lifestyle.

Shocked, utterly shocked!

:|
by Pat the Ex Mat
Fri Apr 16, 2021 7:54 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Australian Politics Thread
Replies: 27173
Views: 1046372

Re: The Australian Politics Thread

Scomo in full Baseball hat mode in WA
by Pat the Ex Mat
Fri Apr 16, 2021 7:53 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Australian Politics Thread
Replies: 27173
Views: 1046372

Re: The Australian Politics Thread

Wrong on so many levels. An informal vote is the most active way of voicing your discontent. It is actively participating in the process and putting the politicians on notice that you are not happy with their behaviour and performance. FFS Didn't you do the civics bit of the Citizenship test? :blus...
by Pat the Ex Mat
Fri Apr 16, 2021 5:11 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Australian Politics Thread
Replies: 27173
Views: 1046372

Re: The Australian Politics Thread

I think you're channelling Mat there. He thinks we should be run by wise elders (presumably working in the IT department) who make decisions based on science (...or whatever technical latest fad is going to look good on their CV - but don't tell him I said that) Tsk tsk, all the Spivs today work in...
by Pat the Ex Mat
Fri Apr 16, 2021 1:20 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Australian Politics Thread
Replies: 27173
Views: 1046372

Re: The Australian Politics Thread

I'm lifting a piece from Michelle Grattan in The Conversation where she draws a pretty comprehensive picture of what the Holgate Affair means to the Libs and accountability generally with regard to this government... Queensland Nationals Senator Matt Canavan, juggling a couple of committee engageme...
by Pat the Ex Mat
Thu Apr 15, 2021 10:32 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Australian Politics Thread
Replies: 27173
Views: 1046372

Re: The Australian Politics Thread

Anyone tell me what Turnball was like as a PM? Wasn't in Australia then, but I like his thinking on some subjects. He was hamstrung by the party and realistically was never 100% in the game Much better post-politics Malcolm was the great white hope. I do agree that the LNP is held hostage by the lu...
by Pat the Ex Mat
Thu Apr 15, 2021 10:12 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Investing
Replies: 127
Views: 3222

Re: Investing

Yeah, that's kind of the impetus. Lots of equity and spare cash as haven't spent anything over the last 18 months.

The line of credit thing doesn't sit well with me at all

At least part of me is Conservative :blush: :lol:
by Pat the Ex Mat
Wed Apr 14, 2021 1:58 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Investing
Replies: 127
Views: 3222

Re: Investing

The UK term would be a Lombard loan It's genuinely something I'd never heard of, hence the question Depending on context, is one of two things 1. You get a loan ("line of credit" secured against investments or house equity) and invest with that money. Any interest you pay on the loan is tax deducti...
by Pat the Ex Mat
Wed Apr 14, 2021 8:34 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Investing
Replies: 127
Views: 3222

Re: Investing

Zakar wrote: Wed Apr 14, 2021 8:25 am
The UK term would be a Lombard loan
It's genuinely something I'd never heard of, hence the question
by Pat the Ex Mat
Wed Apr 14, 2021 8:03 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Investing
Replies: 127
Views: 3222

Re: Investing

Had a chat with a financial advisor yesterday (Nothing binding, was just interested in what they had to propose). They talked about Line of Credit investing which sounded bonkers to me. Genuinely never heard of it and convinced it's woo How did you buy a house? Doubt you paid cash. Clearly not - bu...
by Pat the Ex Mat
Wed Apr 14, 2021 7:05 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Investing
Replies: 127
Views: 3222

Re: Investing

Had a chat with a financial advisor yesterday (Nothing binding, was just interested in what they had to propose).

They talked about Line of Credit investing which sounded bonkers to me.

Genuinely never heard of it and convinced it's woo
by Pat the Ex Mat
Wed Apr 14, 2021 6:24 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Australian Politics Thread
Replies: 27173
Views: 1046372

Re: The Australian Politics Thread

Morrison has issues when he's being owned by Pauline Hanson on social media; https://scontent.fbne5-1.fna.fbcdn.net/v/t1.15752-9/171062070_470540647522720_1689952040547209919_n.png?_nc_cat=104&ccb=1-3&_nc_sid=ae9488&_nc_ohc=nfqbuiUaY8YAX-xpIxY&_nc_ht=scontent.fbne5-1.fna&oh=c6531836f083b43db6ff3fea...
by Pat the Ex Mat
Wed Apr 14, 2021 1:56 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Australian Politics Thread
Replies: 27173
Views: 1046372

Re: The Australian Politics Thread

The Optimist wrote: Wed Apr 14, 2021 1:44 am
Anyone tell me what Turnball was like as a PM? Wasn't in Australia then, but I like his thinking on some subjects.
He was hamstrung by the party and realistically was never 100% in the game

Much better post-politics
by Pat the Ex Mat
Mon Apr 12, 2021 6:51 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Australian Politics Thread
Replies: 27173
Views: 1046372

Re: The Australian Politics Thread

Laming is seeking preselection for the Libs again. :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: But, wait, it's the LNP - they might just agree :lol: Was reading about Laming today. Some people are suggesting it's just a money grab, if he contests the pre selection and loses he gets another $150K on top of his lifelong...
by Pat the Ex Mat
Mon Apr 12, 2021 6:47 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Australian Politics Thread
Replies: 27173
Views: 1046372

Re: The Australian Politics Thread

Bindi wrote: Mon Apr 12, 2021 6:22 am Laming is seeking preselection for the Libs again.

:lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:
But, wait, it's the LNP - they might just agree :lol:
by Pat the Ex Mat
Mon Apr 12, 2021 2:42 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Australian Politics Thread
Replies: 27173
Views: 1046372

Re: The Australian Politics Thread

guy smiley wrote: Mon Apr 12, 2021 2:41 am
Pat the Ex Mat wrote: Mon Apr 12, 2021 2:28 am And "All-Australian" Ben Roberts-Smith buried incriminating evidence in his back garden.....
FairfaxNein and 7even are pretty much at war these days.
It'll get nasty - popcorn time
by Pat the Ex Mat
Mon Apr 12, 2021 2:28 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Australian Politics Thread
Replies: 27173
Views: 1046372

Re: The Australian Politics Thread

And "All-Australian" Ben Roberts-Smith buried incriminating evidence in his back garden.....