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by Pat the Ex Mat
Thu Jul 29, 2021 2:56 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Sydney.... fvcked
Replies: 3158
Views: 70707

Re: Sydney.... fvcked

Perhaps if you read back you'd find those suggestions. Hard lockdown back in June - that literally was the only playbook that worked. I predicted All of August locked down. The 3 LGA lockdown decision was influenced more by business lobbyists rather than medical advice - indeed, as I've mentioned ma...
by Pat the Ex Mat
Thu Jul 29, 2021 2:46 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Sydney.... fvcked
Replies: 3158
Views: 70707

Re: Sydney.... fvcked

I think it's an unfortunate result of the habitual argy bargy in here and within the Australian national setting but it's very hard to discuss this and perceived solutions without that breaking down into games and point scoring. Most of us have made these points but the North Shore Axis are only in...
by Pat the Ex Mat
Thu Jul 29, 2021 2:43 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Sydney.... fvcked
Replies: 3158
Views: 70707

Re: Sydney.... fvcked

See that just shows your incipient sociopathy - nothing I say or do will affect the current situation. It's totally in the realm of the State and Federal Government. You clown Of course, so the main strategy is to whine about it every day which was the object of my original post thanks for confirmi...
by Pat the Ex Mat
Thu Jul 29, 2021 2:27 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Sydney.... fvcked
Replies: 3158
Views: 70707

Re: Sydney.... fvcked

See that just shows your incipient sociopathy - nothing I say or do will affect the current situation.

It's totally in the realm of the State and Federal Government.

You clown
by Pat the Ex Mat
Thu Jul 29, 2021 2:24 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Sydney.... fvcked
Replies: 3158
Views: 70707

Re: Sydney.... fvcked

Well, some of us actually seem to care about the rest of Sydney unlike sociopaths like yourself :nod:
by Pat the Ex Mat
Thu Jul 29, 2021 2:20 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Sydney.... fvcked
Replies: 3158
Views: 70707

Re: Sydney.... fvcked

Farva wrote: Thu Jul 29, 2021 2:18 am Yikes.

Good luck NSW. I really hope you get this under control.
It's going to be hard - we don't have the leadership sadly.
by Pat the Ex Mat
Thu Jul 29, 2021 2:17 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Sydney.... fvcked
Replies: 3158
Views: 70707

Re: Sydney.... fvcked

'Tis fucked alright :frown:
by Pat the Ex Mat
Thu Jul 29, 2021 2:10 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Australian Politics Thread
Replies: 28216
Views: 1144270

Re: The Australian Politics Thread

towny wrote: Wed Jul 28, 2021 9:46 am High school economics is irrelevant. University economics is irrelevant.

The internet is a different world and those that use pre-internet concepts to understand it don’t get it and never will.
I'm loving the TAFE Course you've done - remote? :nod:
by Pat the Ex Mat
Thu Jul 29, 2021 12:55 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Work language policies question
Replies: 15
Views: 177

Re: Work language policies question

Never heard of it - that's really odd
by Pat the Ex Mat
Wed Jul 28, 2021 4:57 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Australian Politics Thread
Replies: 28216
Views: 1144270

Re: The Australian Politics Thread

No way I'm reading that shit. Negative gearing and tax cuts... disappointing. Further proof there is little difference between the two main parties. Federal ICAC enshrined as an election policy... not disappointing. Further proof that there is a difference between the Lib / Nat coalition and the mi...
by Pat the Ex Mat
Tue Jul 27, 2021 11:21 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Sydney.... fvcked
Replies: 3158
Views: 70707

Re: Sydney.... fvcked

4 week extension announced tomorrow.

Broken by Fairfax
by Pat the Ex Mat
Tue Jul 27, 2021 7:40 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Sydney.... fvcked
Replies: 3158
Views: 70707

Re: Sydney.... fvcked

sorCrer wrote: Tue Jul 27, 2021 7:13 am :((

How prevalent is mask wearing? Do people adhere to it?
It's better now. You still see the odd idiot
by Pat the Ex Mat
Tue Jul 27, 2021 4:42 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Sydney.... fvcked
Replies: 3158
Views: 70707

Re: Sydney.... fvcked

shanky wrote: Tue Jul 27, 2021 3:26 am Sure, Mat

But moving away from sitting in judgement on every decision, what do you think we should do now?
Glad to be in your head :lol:

I'd weld the Spit Bridge shut for one :thumbup:
by Pat the Ex Mat
Tue Jul 27, 2021 3:24 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Sydney.... fvcked
Replies: 3158
Views: 70707

Re: Sydney.... fvcked

Farva wrote: Tue Jul 27, 2021 3:17 am
Clogs wrote: Tue Jul 27, 2021 3:08 am Properly lock the fvck down. FFS!
Its bizarre, do it properly or not at all. Half-arsed is making it worse!
Gladys has admitted to delaying a full-Metropolitan Lockdown after consulting big-business groups

It's not looking good at this end :frown:
by Pat the Ex Mat
Tue Jul 27, 2021 2:40 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Sydney.... fvcked
Replies: 3158
Views: 70707

Re: Sydney.... fvcked

I'd be very way of opening up anything at all presently
by Pat the Ex Mat
Tue Jul 27, 2021 1:37 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Official 2020 Olympics Thread (being held in 2021)
Replies: 961
Views: 19371

Re: Official 2020 Olympics Thread (being held in 2021)

As a skater, I can't wait to see all the new parks, ramps and bowls this sport will spawn. Also, as a skater, I am going to hate seeing coaches down at the new skate park. :thumbup: You could errr... move into coaching mate, as an uhhhh, y'know, elder in the sport. Grievous, each host nation gets t...
by Pat the Ex Mat
Tue Jul 27, 2021 1:15 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Limits to Growth
Replies: 106
Views: 2632

Re: Limits to Growth

This isn’t advertising, although that’s a small part of it. Amazon has a $2t market cap and much of that value is based on assets that weren’t imagined in the 70’s. The world has changed so much that many of the fundamental old rules of business aren’t even relevant any more. People in the 70’s cou...
by Pat the Ex Mat
Mon Jul 26, 2021 9:37 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Sydney.... fvcked
Replies: 3158
Views: 70707

Re: Sydney.... fvcked

Zakar wrote: Mon Jul 26, 2021 9:34 am
Pat the Ex Mat wrote: Mon Jul 26, 2021 8:03 am It would be impossible to manage - then an outbreak would pop up in these areas and have to lock down again, rinse and repear
It would be possible to police in the NBs
Say's man living in NBs :roll:
by Pat the Ex Mat
Mon Jul 26, 2021 9:03 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Brisbane. Fvcked.
Replies: 246
Views: 6179

Re: Brisbane. Fvcked.

Ali's Choice wrote: Mon Jul 26, 2021 8:56 am Got my test result back just now, negative. 7 hours from getting tested to getting the result. Not bad for a small town in regional QLD.
Good news! :thumbup:
by Pat the Ex Mat
Mon Jul 26, 2021 8:24 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Limits to Growth
Replies: 106
Views: 2632

Re: Limits to Growth

Accurately over 50 years - that’s not. Anyway - bookmarked to read and learn. I'm no economist but aren't we following economic models that old anyway? Erm, no. Simply no. Can you explain what the models were in the 1970’s to give us less doubt? There were 1,000’s of models even then. As I’ve asked...
by Pat the Ex Mat
Mon Jul 26, 2021 8:11 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Sydney.... fvcked
Replies: 3158
Views: 70707

Re: Sydney.... fvcked

:|
by Pat the Ex Mat
Mon Jul 26, 2021 8:11 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Limits to Growth
Replies: 106
Views: 2632

Re: Limits to Growth

Well Environmental impact assessment has been around for at least as long as this report - it's pretty simple to add Economic Data to the mix. Accurately over 50 years - that’s not. Anyway - bookmarked to read and learn. I'm no economist but aren't we following economic models that old anyway? Erm,...
by Pat the Ex Mat
Mon Jul 26, 2021 8:03 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Sydney.... fvcked
Replies: 3158
Views: 70707

Re: Sydney.... fvcked

It would be impossible to manage - then an outbreak would pop up in these areas and have to lock down again, rinse and repear
by Pat the Ex Mat
Mon Jul 26, 2021 7:36 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Limits to Growth
Replies: 106
Views: 2632

Re: Limits to Growth

Pakia Pakia wrote: Mon Jul 26, 2021 7:04 am Like the article says the Pandemic has presented proof that we can make changes.

WFH is a massive boon for sustainability. We need to kill the CBD model prevalent in cities around the world.
It is possible but will be touch and go I think
by Pat the Ex Mat
Mon Jul 26, 2021 6:24 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Sydney.... fvcked
Replies: 3158
Views: 70707

Re: Sydney.... fvcked

That was my understanding.

The only people I know who have been successful were able to "Go on Business"
by Pat the Ex Mat
Mon Jul 26, 2021 6:22 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Sydney.... fvcked
Replies: 3158
Views: 70707

Re: Sydney.... fvcked

Good to know
by Pat the Ex Mat
Mon Jul 26, 2021 6:19 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Limits to Growth
Replies: 106
Views: 2632

Re: Limits to Growth

Well Environmental impact assessment has been around for at least as long as this report - it's pretty simple to add Economic Data to the mix. Accurately over 50 years - that’s not. Anyway - bookmarked to read and learn. I'm no economist but aren't we following economic models that old anyway?
by Pat the Ex Mat
Mon Jul 26, 2021 6:18 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Sydney.... fvcked
Replies: 3158
Views: 70707

Re: Sydney.... fvcked

Olo wrote: Mon Jul 26, 2021 6:17 am Oz
Did you have to get dispensation? I thought we were barred from leaving - or are you using another passport?

Interested
by Pat the Ex Mat
Mon Jul 26, 2021 6:16 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Limits to Growth
Replies: 106
Views: 2632

Re: Limits to Growth

Well Environmental impact assessment has been around for at least as long as this report - it's pretty simple to add Economic Data to the mix.
by Pat the Ex Mat
Mon Jul 26, 2021 6:15 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Sydney.... fvcked
Replies: 3158
Views: 70707

Re: Sydney.... fvcked

Olo wrote: Mon Jul 26, 2021 6:12 am
I’m jumping on a plane tomorrow and heading to my other home in the Bahamas. As I am fully vaccinated no COVID test is required to enter.
Are you leaving from Oz or America?
by Pat the Ex Mat
Mon Jul 26, 2021 6:06 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Limits to Growth
Replies: 106
Views: 2632

Re: Limits to Growth

Impact to the environment - what did they predict and how is it feasible to have predicted that 50 years ago (because I struggle to believe the economic modelling I can’t believe the later…) (And I’m too lazy to read…) That's the crux of the issue - It's been well-documented for years. Why do you q...
by Pat the Ex Mat
Mon Jul 26, 2021 3:13 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Official 2020 Olympics Thread (being held in 2021)
Replies: 961
Views: 19371

Re: Official 2020 Olympics Thread (being held in 2021)

CrazyIslander wrote: Mon Jul 26, 2021 3:12 am
Pat the Ex Mat wrote: Mon Jul 26, 2021 3:08 am
sewa wrote: Sun Jul 25, 2021 11:52 pm The taekwando nonsense though was shite to watch.
It's a joke
What?
Olympic Taekwondo is nothing like Trad style - it's more akin to Riverdance
by Pat the Ex Mat
Mon Jul 26, 2021 3:08 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Official 2020 Olympics Thread (being held in 2021)
Replies: 961
Views: 19371

Re: Official 2020 Olympics Thread (being held in 2021)

sewa wrote: Sun Jul 25, 2021 11:52 pm The taekwando nonsense though was shite to watch.
It's a joke
by Pat the Ex Mat
Mon Jul 26, 2021 3:04 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Sydney.... fvcked
Replies: 3158
Views: 70707

Re: Sydney.... fvcked

Zakar wrote: Mon Jul 26, 2021 2:51 am
Pat the Ex Mat wrote: Mon Jul 26, 2021 2:38 am They need change the format of these pressers - just give us the numbers and the plans

It's a waste of time
Its disaster porn.
Yep - it's pointless as we just need the numbers and status of vaccine rollout/supply
by Pat the Ex Mat
Mon Jul 26, 2021 2:38 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Sydney.... fvcked
Replies: 3158
Views: 70707

Re: Sydney.... fvcked

They need change the format of these pressers - just give us the numbers and the plans

It's a waste of time
by Pat the Ex Mat
Mon Jul 26, 2021 1:32 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Sydney.... fvcked
Replies: 3158
Views: 70707

Re: Sydney.... fvcked

You thinking punching a poor animal is OK? Punching even a middle-income animal is a tad unpleasant if the creature in question is doing nothing untoward. Which was the case here. In fact, on this occasion it was perhaps an unfortunate choice of mount. A larger, entire and rather more fiery horse m...
by Pat the Ex Mat
Mon Jul 26, 2021 12:50 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Sydney.... fvcked
Replies: 3158
Views: 70707

Re: Sydney.... fvcked

UncleFB wrote: Mon Jul 26, 2021 12:44 am
I must be a centrist as I had no idea this thing was on until they were marching a block away from my place.
Indeed, as a filthy, inner-west lefty, I didn't hear anything until I saw the news in the evening.

I need to have a chat with my cell leaders :((
by Pat the Ex Mat
Sun Jul 25, 2021 8:33 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Brisbane. Fvcked.
Replies: 246
Views: 6179

Re: Brisbane. Fvcked.

What a dickead
by Pat the Ex Mat
Sun Jul 25, 2021 2:13 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Melbourne. Fvcked again. And again. And again.
Replies: 3996
Views: 110932

Re: Melbourne. Fvcked again. And again. And again.

Nice to see as many Karen's and Daryl's out protesting in Melbourne as Sydney :thumbdown: