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by bessantj
Sat Oct 03, 2020 1:37 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Official Irish Rugby Thread
Replies: 430909
Views: 15987151

Re: The Official Irish Rugby Thread

Hello!

Just logging in to say congrats on the Leinster win. They're an impressive team.
by bessantj
Mon Jul 06, 2020 3:51 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Official Welsh Rugby Thread
Replies: 24702
Views: 1111432

Re: The Official Welsh Rugby Thread

Jimcardiff wrote:wonder if he will get he will get the £1
Yes, and he will spend that £1 on a scratch card that will net him £2 so the jokes on her really.
by bessantj
Mon Jul 06, 2020 10:02 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Official Welsh Rugby Thread
Replies: 24702
Views: 1111432

Re: The Official Welsh Rugby Thread

Frodder wrote:Still, could be worse.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-wales-53292781
That poor dude really got screwed over.
by bessantj
Mon Jul 06, 2020 10:01 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: American Cops behaving Badly (All inclusive thread)
Replies: 6543
Views: 299255

Re: American Cops behaving Badly (All inclusive thread)

In the 15 minutes that followed, the officers tackled McClain to the ground, put him in a carotid hold, and called first responders, who injected him with ketamine . He had a heart attack on the way to the hospital, and died days later, after he was declared brain dead. Quick question, what the f u...
by bessantj
Fri Jul 03, 2020 5:52 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Culture Wars Mega Thread
Replies: 1930
Views: 95968

Re: The Culture Wars Mega Thread

His freedom of speech has not been impinged, he’s free say what he likes as long as it is within the law and others are free to base their relationships partially on what he says. But Seft, HarperCollinsUK have dropped him and he's jumped from his uni role before he was pushed and all because he sa...
by bessantj
Fri Jul 03, 2020 5:09 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Culture Wars Mega Thread
Replies: 1930
Views: 95968

Re: The Culture Wars Mega Thread

I see they've finally started to get to Starkey, they've wanted to get to him for years and now with: HarperCollinsUK @HarperCollinsUK · 2h The views expressed by David Starkey in his recent interview are abhorrent and we unreservedly condemn them. Our last book with the author was in 2010, and we ...
by bessantj
Thu Jul 02, 2020 10:01 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Culture Wars Mega Thread
Replies: 1930
Views: 95968

Re: The Culture Wars Mega Thread

I see they've finally started to get to Starkey, they've wanted to get to him for years and now with: HarperCollinsUK @HarperCollinsUK · 2h The views expressed by David Starkey in his recent interview are abhorrent and we unreservedly condemn them. Our last book with the author was in 2010, and we w...
by bessantj
Thu Jul 02, 2020 7:11 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: American Cops behaving Badly (All inclusive thread)
Replies: 6543
Views: 299255

Re: American Cops behaving Badly (All inclusive thread)

Children in single-parent families by race in the United States https://i.imgur.com/TmVcDtu.png?1 https://datacenter.kidscount.org/data/tables/107-children-in-single-parent-families-by-race#detailed/1/any/false/37,871,870,573,869,36,868,867,133,38/10,11,9,12,1,185,13/432,431 I assume American India...
by bessantj
Thu Jul 02, 2020 7:01 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: American Cops behaving Badly (All inclusive thread)
Replies: 6543
Views: 299255

Re: American Cops behaving Badly (All inclusive thread)

Children in single-parent families by race in the United States https://i.imgur.com/TmVcDtu.png?1 https://datacenter.kidscount.org/data/tables/107-children-in-single-parent-families-by-race#detailed/1/any/false/37,871,870,573,869,36,868,867,133,38/10,11,9,12,1,185,13/432,431 I assume American India...
by bessantj
Thu Jul 02, 2020 6:38 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: American Cops behaving Badly (All inclusive thread)
Replies: 6543
Views: 299255

Re: American Cops behaving Badly (All inclusive thread)

When Moynihan wrote in 1965 on the coming destruction of the Black family, the out-of-wedlock birth rate was 25% among Blacks.[19] In 1991, 68% of Black children were born outside of marriage.[20] In 2011, 72% of Black babies were born to unmarried mothers.[21][22] In 2015, 77% of Black babies were...
by bessantj
Thu Jul 02, 2020 5:31 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: American Cops behaving Badly (All inclusive thread)
Replies: 6543
Views: 299255

Re: American Cops behaving Badly (All inclusive thread)

When Moynihan wrote in 1965 on the coming destruction of the Black family, the out-of-wedlock birth rate was 25% among Blacks.[19] In 1991, 68% of Black children were born outside of marriage.[20] In 2011, 72% of Black babies were born to unmarried mothers.[21][22] In 2015, 77% of Black babies were...
by bessantj
Thu Jul 02, 2020 11:45 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: I am Not a Racist
Replies: 107
Views: 3615

Re: I am Not a Racist

DAC is just Welsh. Just to spice things up like. He doesn't post like he was born in Wales tbh. No way was he born in Wales, not that it matters but he post like someone born on a small Island near Israel or Africa or Turkey or Saudi rather than Wales. Might just be my Spider sense but he posts lik...
by bessantj
Thu Jul 02, 2020 10:17 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: American Cops behaving Badly (All inclusive thread)
Replies: 6543
Views: 299255

Re: American Cops behaving Badly (All inclusive thread)

A sensible voice in the statue business as David Starkey warns us all of what will happen if we keep taking down statues.

https://thecritic.co.uk/issues/july-aug ... r-history/
by bessantj
Wed Jul 01, 2020 12:20 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: I am Not a Racist
Replies: 107
Views: 3615

Re: I am Not a Racist

Thomas wrote:Imagine having to convince people you're not racist. :lol:
I don't have to. I'm literally colourblind so I don't see colour.
by bessantj
Tue Jun 30, 2020 8:04 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Official Welsh Rugby Thread
Replies: 24702
Views: 1111432

Re: The Official Welsh Rugby Thread

Theflier wrote:Carre back at Cardiff, good to see.

Whats up with the odd threads? PR's working fine for me
security cert. expired yesterday and wasn't renewed. Has been now but people thought it was a portent of the end!
by bessantj
Tue Jun 30, 2020 6:52 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: I am Not a Racist
Replies: 107
Views: 3615

Re: I am Not a Racist

DAC_ the last non racist in the western world.
by bessantj
Tue Jun 30, 2020 5:10 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Official Welsh Rugby Thread
Replies: 24702
Views: 1111432

Re: The Official Welsh Rugby Thread

I like reading what you say about the Dragons Pengs!
by bessantj
Mon Jun 29, 2020 10:40 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Forum problems?
Replies: 27
Views: 1584

Re: Forum problems?

Winnie wrote:I’ve used my it skills to bugger the forum
I will release it when you tell me who Marty Farty is
He's the guy you gave a hand shandy to in the bogs of the Brixton pub.
by bessantj
Mon Jun 29, 2020 10:08 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: POTUS-DONALD TRUMP-and U.S. Politics catch-all
Replies: 113268
Views: 5031149

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

Thank you both for your responses on this dying forum!
by bessantj
Mon Jun 29, 2020 9:19 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Forum problems?
Replies: 27
Views: 1584

Re: Forum problems?

El Homerino wrote:Will there be another forum?
We currently have:

Not Planet Rugby
The Rugby Forum
by bessantj
Mon Jun 29, 2020 8:58 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread
Replies: 17055
Views: 373502

Re: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread

Hope this hasn't been posted, it's an interesting thread with some interesting responses as well. https://twitter.com/archer_rs/status/1277505330885386240 Hopefully I haven't used "interesting" too much. This sounds so bogus I know the main thread has a whiff of STDH but some of the replies are pre...
by bessantj
Mon Jun 29, 2020 7:56 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: NPR lifeboat - New Forum
Replies: 292
Views: 9134

Re: NPR lifeboat

Who will be in charge? will I be immediately banned for something I said about 10 years ago about not liking Saudis? :lol: Here's the rules - I reckon you can follow those ... for 10 minutes anyway ... well, apart from #2 and #3 but mainly you should be OK No spam. All automated messages, advertise...
by bessantj
Mon Jun 29, 2020 7:53 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: NPR lifeboat - New Forum
Replies: 292
Views: 9134

Re: NPR lifeboat

diarm wrote:Image
That whole sequence is one of the best bits the Simpsons have ever done.
by bessantj
Mon Jun 29, 2020 7:18 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread
Replies: 17055
Views: 373502

Re: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread

Hope this hasn't been posted, it's an interesting thread with some interesting responses as well.

https://twitter.com/archer_rs/status/12 ... 0885386240

Hopefully I haven't used "interesting" too much.
by bessantj
Mon Jun 29, 2020 7:13 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: POTUS-DONALD TRUMP-and U.S. Politics catch-all
Replies: 113268
Views: 5031149

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

U.S. politics knowers once you have logged on can you answer this question for me please. Is it better to control the United States House of Representatives or the United States Senate? Or doesn't it matter unless you control both? Thank you in advance. Senate has responsibility for review of judic...
by bessantj
Mon Jun 29, 2020 7:06 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: POTUS-DONALD TRUMP-and U.S. Politics catch-all
Replies: 113268
Views: 5031149

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

U.S. politics knowers once you have logged on can you answer this question for me please. Is it better to control the United States House of Representatives or the United States Senate? Or doesn't it matter unless you control both? Thank you in advance.
by bessantj
Mon Jun 29, 2020 6:43 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: BLM - an anti-Semitic movement?
Replies: 140
Views: 2882

Re: BLM - an anti-Semitic movement?

The tories have been defunding the police for a while so well done to them for agreeing with BLM I guess.
by bessantj
Mon Jun 29, 2020 3:00 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Entertaining Pics Thread (definitely with NSFW content)
Replies: 58415
Views: 6969541

Re: The Entertaining Pics Thread (definitely with NSFW conte

echo wrote:social distancing el salvador style. . . .

Image
Remake of Human Centipede looking terrible.
by bessantj
Mon Jun 29, 2020 2:15 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Why is JK Rowling suddenly evil?
Replies: 697
Views: 20023

Re: Why is JK Rowling suddenly evil?

I know, right? The suicide rates are horrific. One would suggest that a person's mental health is deemed to be OK before going ahead with surgery. Especially in teenagers. I do believe that's part of the process, yes. Yeah, also seems to be quite a few people regretting they were able to progress t...
by bessantj
Mon Jun 29, 2020 1:56 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Why is JK Rowling suddenly evil?
Replies: 697
Views: 20023

Re: Why is JK Rowling suddenly evil?

I know, right? The suicide rates are horrific. One would suggest that a person's mental health is deemed to be OK before going ahead with surgery. Especially in teenagers. I do believe that's part of the process, yes. Yeah, also seems to be quite a few people regretting they were able to progress t...
by bessantj
Mon Jun 29, 2020 1:50 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Why is JK Rowling suddenly evil?
Replies: 697
Views: 20023

Re: Why is JK Rowling suddenly evil?

A trans man does not want to be called a woman yet can menstruate. That must be tough for him. I'm a man, I'm a man, I'm a man, I'm a man, ooooh...better pop out for some lillets, I'm a man, I'm a man. I cannot imagine that gender dysphoria is pleasant for anyone. I know, right? The suicide rates a...
by bessantj
Mon Jun 29, 2020 1:15 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Why is JK Rowling suddenly evil?
Replies: 697
Views: 20023

Re: Why is JK Rowling suddenly evil?

DAC_ wrote:
A trans man does not want to be called a woman yet can menstruate.
That must be tough for him. I'm a man, I'm a man, I'm a man, I'm a man, ooooh...better pop out for some lillets, I'm a man, I'm a man.
I cannot imagine that gender dysphoria is pleasant for anyone.
by bessantj
Mon Jun 29, 2020 10:31 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Hey Mods
Replies: 7
Views: 337

Re: Hey Mods

AND-y wrote:I'm going to start reporting anyone who offends me.
It's no good mate, PR mods can't do anything about PRO14 refs.
by bessantj
Mon Jun 29, 2020 10:12 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Why is JK Rowling suddenly evil?
Replies: 697
Views: 20023

Re: Why is JK Rowling suddenly evil?

When you die^^^

Wasn't one of the objections to "only women menstruate" that girls also menstruate? And that's why the article that Rowling complained about was using menstruators (or whatever) rather than women?
by bessantj
Mon Jun 29, 2020 9:55 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Why is JK Rowling suddenly evil?
Replies: 697
Views: 20023

Re: Why is JK Rowling suddenly evil?

But the point I was making was that, if she wouldn't want to be treated by Gwenno, I'm sure that he would probably prefer not to treat her either. I thought that he had raised a point which was quite valid from a medical point of view in support of Rowling and Unseen's vitriol against him was uncal...
by bessantj
Mon Jun 29, 2020 9:35 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Official Welsh Rugby Thread
Replies: 24702
Views: 1111432

Re: The Official Welsh Rugby Thread

Perhaps unsurprising but Dragons let Brandon Nansen go. Shame - if the guy had stayed fit he looked useful. We desperately need to sign a couple of locks now. Maksymiw sounds like a squad filler level player, so I'm hoping there is still another lock signing that can be the boost to the front 5 we ...
by bessantj
Mon Jun 29, 2020 9:29 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: 33 Tons Of Rubbish.
Replies: 52
Views: 1817

Re: 33 Tons Of Rubbish.

Flytippers are scum.
by bessantj
Mon Jun 29, 2020 9:14 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Official Welsh Rugby Thread
Replies: 24702
Views: 1111432

Re: The Official Welsh Rugby Thread

Perhaps unsurprising but Dragons let Brandon Nansen go. Shame - if the guy had stayed fit he looked useful. We desperately need to sign a couple of locks now. Maksymiw sounds like a squad filler level player, so I'm hoping there is still another lock signing that can be the boost to the front 5 we ...
by bessantj
Mon Jun 29, 2020 9:03 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Why is JK Rowling suddenly evil?
Replies: 697
Views: 20023

Re: Why is JK Rowling suddenly evil?

Gwenno is one of the boards nicest, and most reasonable posters. Unseen on the other hand... Indeed. Unseen might say that she'd refuse to be treated by him, but I'd hazard a guess that she wouldn't be the easiest patient to treat, given her tirades on here. I should imagine if you treat her with a...
by bessantj
Mon Jun 29, 2020 9:00 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: BLM - an anti-Semitic movement?
Replies: 140
Views: 2882

Re: BLM - an anti-Semitic movement?

mdaclarke wrote:Keir Starmer on BBC breakfast that BLM's demand to defund the police was "utter nonsense"
Considering what the tories have done to the cops over the past few years it looks like BLM have already gotten their wish here.