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by theo
Wed Dec 20, 2017 7:03 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Great GIFS Thread (Not all NSFW have been spoilered...)
Replies: 23333
Views: 3006562

Re: Great GIFS Thread (Not all NSFW have been spoilered...)

Taranaki Snapper wrote:Image
That's awesome.
by theo
Mon Dec 18, 2017 5:51 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Socialist at 20, Conservative at 40?
Replies: 236
Views: 20658

Re: Socialist at 20, Conservative at 40?

happyhooker wrote:
theo wrote:I was too busy getting wasted and try to shag anything in a skirt at 20 to care.
You and openside go waaaaay back, don't you.
:lol: x(
by theo
Mon Dec 18, 2017 5:46 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Millenials are Screwed
Replies: 687
Views: 26595

Re: Millenials are Screwed

Most of the baby boomers I know have around 2x O levels (in Geography & woodwork) - but still ended up in high tier employment. These days you've got people with phd's working in the service sector. The disparity of opportunity is huge between the generations - It's got nothing to do with some mist...
by theo
Mon Dec 18, 2017 5:31 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Socialist at 20, Conservative at 40?
Replies: 236
Views: 20658

Re: Socialist at 20, Conservative at 40?

Nieghorn wrote:
theo wrote:I was too busy getting wasted and try to shag anything in a skirt at 20 to care.
Did you at least pretend to care about her rights, though?
I padded up if that's what you mean....
by theo
Mon Dec 18, 2017 5:29 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Millenials are Screwed
Replies: 687
Views: 26595

Re: Millenials are Screwed

Most of the baby boomers I know have around 2x O levels (in Geography & woodwork) - but still ended up in high tier employment. These days you've got people with phd's working in the service sector. The disparity of opportunity is huge between the generations - It's got nothing to do with some mist...
by theo
Mon Dec 18, 2017 5:04 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Socialist at 20, Conservative at 40?
Replies: 236
Views: 20658

Re: Socialist at 20, Conservative at 40?

I was too busy getting wasted and try to shag anything in a skirt at 20 to care.
by theo
Mon Dec 18, 2017 4:56 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Cat Person
Replies: 8
Views: 1075

Re: Cat Person

tldr - whodunnit?
by theo
Mon Dec 18, 2017 4:43 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Fiiiiiiinally Clermont's year ?
Replies: 26
Views: 2270

Re: Fiiiiiiinally Clermont's year ?

With that twat Parra in the team they can fudge right off.
by theo
Mon Dec 18, 2017 4:30 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Millenials are Screwed
Replies: 687
Views: 26595

Re: Millenials are Screwed

I have to admit that I've lost the track of the thread a bit. Can I just confirm if Gen X are the bad guys in this or whether I can go back to my life of quiet satisfaction without guilt and worry? We're fine. We battling for the little guy whilst upholding the traditions of the older guy. We can p...
by theo
Mon Dec 18, 2017 4:26 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL EU/UK referendum thread
Replies: 86946
Views: 2978391

Re: OFFICIAL EU/UK referendum thread

https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/boris-johnson-brexit-mustnt-leave-us-a-vassal-state-p9zrf9n6s So Gove at al want to get rid of the European working time directive. Fook the workers Most UK employment contracts contract out of these anyway. The modern workplace must be shit in the UK, I've not be...
by theo
Mon Dec 18, 2017 4:24 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Millenials are Screwed
Replies: 687
Views: 26595

Re: Millenials are Screwed

I have to admit that I've lost the track of the thread a bit. Can I just confirm if Gen X are the bad guys in this or whether I can go back to my life of quiet satisfaction without guilt and worry? We're fine. We battling for the little guy whilst upholding the traditions of the older guy. We can p...
by theo
Mon Dec 18, 2017 4:17 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Millenials are Screwed
Replies: 687
Views: 26595

Re: Millenials are Screwed

I have to say, the policy to disallow mortgage payments (2020?) as a taxable expense will see a lot of private landlords returning properties to the market. As without mortgage relief the numbers just don't stack up. True. Bizarre to think it was a Tory government that stitched up buy-to-let landlo...
by theo
Mon Dec 18, 2017 4:15 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Millenials are Screwed
Replies: 687
Views: 26595

Re: Millenials are Screwed

Well my feeble joke escalated things quickly ! :uhoh: Probably due to idleness and entitlement ;) :lol: Are you still bothering to go to the Stoop these days? No I gave up my season ticket mid way through last season, since I didn't feel Quins could be bothered to make the effort why should I? :( T...
by theo
Mon Dec 18, 2017 4:12 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Millenials are Screwed
Replies: 687
Views: 26595

Re: Millenials are Screwed

I have to say, the policy to disallow mortgage payments (2020?) as a taxable expense will see a lot of private landlords returning properties to the market. As without mortgage relief the numbers just don't stack up. True. Bizarre to think it was a Tory government that stitched up buy-to-let landlo...
by theo
Mon Dec 18, 2017 4:11 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL clickbait sightings thread
Replies: 13
Views: 1273

Re: OFFICIAL clickbait sightings thread

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-42329244

Alien asteroid people. We have an alien asteroid.
by theo
Mon Dec 18, 2017 4:09 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL EU/UK referendum thread
Replies: 86946
Views: 2978391

Re: OFFICIAL EU/UK referendum thread

Chuckles1188 wrote:Hanlon's Razor is normally a great comfort to me in times of distress but I'm finding it harder and harder to apply here.
Ok..they're stupid, evil fuckers.

Better?
by theo
Mon Dec 18, 2017 4:03 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL EU/UK referendum thread
Replies: 86946
Views: 2978391

Re: OFFICIAL EU/UK referendum thread

https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/boris-johnson-brexit-mustnt-leave-us-a-vassal-state-p9zrf9n6s So Gove at al want to get rid of the European working time directive. Fook the workers Most UK employment contracts contract out of these anyway. And we have record low unemployment figures. So. Why. Th...
by theo
Mon Dec 18, 2017 4:02 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Millenials are Screwed
Replies: 687
Views: 26595

Re: Millenials are Screwed

Straight into a trap there, if you like, of assuming I'm suggesting single income or non employment for women. I'm not. It's the drive for wealth accumulation I'm looking at. The selling of an ideal wrapped up in dollar notes... we must all have MORE of something and we should all work harder to ge...
by theo
Mon Dec 18, 2017 4:01 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Millenials are Screwed
Replies: 687
Views: 26595

Re: Millenials are Screwed

Straight into a trap there, if you like, of assuming I'm suggesting single income or non employment for women. I'm not. It's the drive for wealth accumulation I'm looking at. The selling of an ideal wrapped up in dollar notes... we must all have MORE of something and we should all work harder to ge...
by theo
Mon Dec 18, 2017 3:59 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Millenials are Screwed
Replies: 687
Views: 26595

Re: Millenials are Screwed

Straight into a trap there, if you like, of assuming I'm suggesting single income or non employment for women. I'm not. It's the drive for wealth accumulation I'm looking at. The selling of an ideal wrapped up in dollar notes... we must all have MORE of something and we should all work harder to ge...
by theo
Mon Dec 18, 2017 3:54 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Millenials are Screwed
Replies: 687
Views: 26595

Re: Millenials are Screwed

Straight into a trap there, if you like, of assuming I'm suggesting single income or non employment for women. I'm not. It's the drive for wealth accumulation I'm looking at. The selling of an ideal wrapped up in dollar notes... we must all have MORE of something and we should all work harder to ge...
by theo
Mon Dec 18, 2017 3:42 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL EU/UK referendum thread
Replies: 86946
Views: 2978391

Re: OFFICIAL EU/UK referendum thread

sewa wrote:https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/bori ... -p9zrf9n6s

So Gove at al want to get rid of the European working time directive. Fook the workers
Most UK employment contracts contract out of these anyway.
by theo
Mon Dec 18, 2017 3:16 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Millenials are Screwed
Replies: 687
Views: 26595

Re: Millenials are Screwed

I read a good article some years back that argued that the ongoing tragedy in this debate is that it has pitched the 'generations' against each other, and that some are deliberately precipitating that. Enjoying it even. It provides excuses for some and a sense of superiority for others. Neither a g...
by theo
Mon Dec 18, 2017 3:10 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Millenials are Screwed
Replies: 687
Views: 26595

Re: Millenials are Screwed

zzzz wrote:
The combination of associative mating and dual income families is probably the biggest driver of inequality today. Good luck stopping either of those trends.
If you can't beat them.....
by theo
Mon Dec 18, 2017 3:02 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Millenials are Screwed
Replies: 687
Views: 26595

Re: Millenials are Screwed

Actually I think it has mainly been fuelled by dual income families, which alas has caused its own set of problems. Yep, fair point. Yes.... but look beyond that and what drives the need for a dual income? Apart from a reasonable desire to maintain a career on the part of two capable parents, there...
by theo
Mon Dec 18, 2017 2:59 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The OFFICIAL 2017-18 Ashes Thread
Replies: 3003
Views: 130393

Re: The OFFICIAL 2017-18 Ashes Thread

The problem for England is that there aren't lots of obvious candidates to resolve their issues (need a few top order batsmen, a good spinner and a couple of fast bowlers)......
But apart from that.....
by theo
Mon Dec 18, 2017 2:55 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Millenials are Screwed
Replies: 687
Views: 26595

Re: Millenials are Screwed

Boomers are benefitting twice from the ridiculous property markets as when their parents die, their modest three bed terrace yields hundreds of thousands of pounds, generally totally tax free, mainly as a result of the parents doing the sum of sweet FA to contribute to the price inflation other tha...
by theo
Mon Dec 18, 2017 2:53 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Millenials are Screwed
Replies: 687
Views: 26595

Re: Millenials are Screwed

Chuckles1188 wrote:Are you sure you don't mean "them's fightin' words, boy"?
Image
by theo
Mon Dec 18, 2017 2:50 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Millenials are Screwed
Replies: 687
Views: 26595

Re: Millenials are Screwed

Chuckles - GFC - Great Financial Crash. That's generally how it is referred to. I've heard GFC used for Global Financial Crisis as well. But an initialism isn't really what I'm looking for here. I'm just going to call it "the start of the shitstorm" Or SOS for short. Are you secretly an American? T...
by theo
Mon Dec 18, 2017 2:48 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Millenials are Screwed
Replies: 687
Views: 26595

Re: Millenials are Screwed

Chuckles1188 wrote:
theo wrote:Surely the new norm is for parents and schools to drum it into kids that anything you put on the web/mobile network is not private.
Two groups whom kids are notorious for listening to at all times.
True though there are plenty of examples to shock them with.
by theo
Mon Dec 18, 2017 2:47 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Millenials are Screwed
Replies: 687
Views: 26595

Re: Millenials are Screwed

Chuckles1188 wrote:
theo wrote:Chuckles - GFC - Great Financial Crash. That's generally how it is referred to.
I've heard GFC used for Global Financial Crisis as well. But an initialism isn't really what I'm looking for here.

I'm just going to call it "the start of the shitstorm"
Or SOS for short.
by theo
Mon Dec 18, 2017 2:44 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Millenials are Screwed
Replies: 687
Views: 26595

Re: Millenials are Screwed

Chuckles - GFC - Great Financial Crash. That's generally how it is referred to.
by theo
Mon Dec 18, 2017 2:41 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Millenials are Screwed
Replies: 687
Views: 26595

Re: Millenials are Screwed

Surely the new norm is for parents and schools to drum it into kids that anything you put on the web/mobile network is not private.
by theo
Mon Dec 18, 2017 2:09 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Millenials are Screwed
Replies: 687
Views: 26595

Re: Millenials are Screwed

Point 6. Delete it all. Kill the accounts and start new ones if needs be. Property and pensions are the killers. Actually pensions for Gen X too. Potentially Gen X will benefit from owning property but have to work a shit load longer to cover pensions and the social reform that the Millennials will ...
by theo
Mon Dec 18, 2017 1:58 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Entertaining Pics Thread (definitely with NSFW content)
Replies: 58415
Views: 6969559

Re: The Entertaining Pics Thread (definitely with NSFW conte

flaggETERNAL wrote:Surely it's 1. Anything else is an abomination yeah?

Image
The buttering on those is utterly shocking.
by theo
Mon Dec 18, 2017 1:39 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Millenials are Screwed
Replies: 687
Views: 26595

Re: Millenials are Screwed

I think that's where we fundamentally disagree. I believe there's a reciprocal obligation. As do I. The best, most productive workplaces I've seen have been those which recognise that you get people to go the extra mile for you by signalling that you will do likewise, and the worst ones I've seen h...
by theo
Mon Dec 18, 2017 1:23 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Refs incorrectly altering game outcomes
Replies: 76
Views: 3612

Re: Refs incorrectly altering game outcomes

Refs make mistakes. But far more often than us keyboard warriors will admit, what we regard as mistakes are often actually them knowing the laws, and the directives on how they should be applied, better than us. Edit. I am of course talking in the general sense here rather then with reference to th...
by theo
Mon Dec 18, 2017 1:17 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: London Christmas cabal? 18th December
Replies: 169
Views: 10649

Re: London Christmas cabal? 18th December

Mahoney wrote:
happyhooker wrote:
Brazil wrote:I will be there in spirit. Which is probably not appropriate when looking after a child, but he's got to learn at some point.
Bring him. What could possibly go wrong??
She'll never know.
:lol:
by theo
Mon Dec 18, 2017 1:11 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Millenials are Screwed
Replies: 687
Views: 26595

Re: Millenials are Screwed

I think that's where we fundamentally disagree. I believe there's a reciprocal obligation. As do I. The best, most productive workplaces I've seen have been those which recognise that you get people to go the extra mile for you by signalling that you will do likewise, and the worst ones I've seen h...
by theo
Mon Dec 18, 2017 1:02 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Millenials are Screwed
Replies: 687
Views: 26595

Re: Millenials are Screwed

Boomers are benefitting twice from the ridiculous property markets as when their parents die, their modest three bed terrace yields hundreds of thousands of pounds, generally totally tax free, mainly as a result of the parents doing the sum of sweet FA to contribute to the price inflation other tha...