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by Dark
Mon Nov 30, 2020 10:10 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: New Zealand's response rated best in the world: Bloomberg
Replies: 110
Views: 2246

Re: New Zealand's response rated best in the world: Bloomberg

It's weird seeing British posters mocking and belittling NZ's efforts to control COVID-19 because they are an "island". Last time I checked the UK was an island nation as well. Interesting. I actually didn;t think you were dumb enough to make such a stupid statement given the UKs proximity to Europ...
by Dark
Mon Nov 30, 2020 9:06 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: New Zealand's response rated best in the world: Bloomberg
Replies: 110
Views: 2246

Re: New Zealand's response rated best in the world: Bloomberg

Quite a good actual scientific journal on it, as opposed to some random Bloomberg

https://www.thelancet.com/journals/lanw ... 4/fulltext
by Dark
Mon Nov 30, 2020 9:02 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: New Zealand's response rated best in the world: Bloomberg
Replies: 110
Views: 2246

Re: New Zealand's response rated best in the world: Bloomberg

Like a lot of South East Asian countries, Taiwan benefited from having been exposed to earlier SARS outbreaks... Taiwan's Foreign Minister Joseph Wu told CNN the deadly outbreak of Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) in 2003 had taught them a lot. "At the time Taiwan was hit very hard and then...
by Dark
Mon Nov 30, 2020 8:21 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: New Zealand's response rated best in the world: Bloomberg
Replies: 110
Views: 2246

Re: New Zealand's response rated best in the world: Bloomberg

You're in a very small minority there. Most New Zealanders are proud of our record and thrilled to be living fairly normal lives. The bit you seem blind to is there is a difference between most kiwis being happy to be living fairly normal lives given the circumstance, and you who are just being an ...
by Dark
Mon Nov 30, 2020 8:18 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: New Zealand's response rated best in the world: Bloomberg
Replies: 110
Views: 2246

Re: New Zealand's response rated best in the world: Bloomberg

As an aside. US date for vaccine role out 13th Dec https://www.usatoday.com/in-depth/news/health/2020/11/22/pfizer-covid-vaccine-earliest-day-could-available-fda-emergency-authorization/6359544002/ UK date roll out for vaccine 10 Dec https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/nov/27/hospitals-england-to...
by Dark
Mon Nov 30, 2020 8:10 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: New Zealand's response rated best in the world: Bloomberg
Replies: 110
Views: 2246

Re: New Zealand's response rated best in the world: Bloomberg

As I say you are just embarrassing to other NZers. Given the circumstances.

But if you can get off again tonight on a Bloomberg article that is cool.

Some people have always tended to need that sort of validation.
by Dark
Mon Nov 30, 2020 8:02 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: New Zealand's response rated best in the world: Bloomberg
Replies: 110
Views: 2246

Re: New Zealand's response rated best in the world: Bloomberg

According to that, many countries did a much better job than NZ. They just get marked down because of 'access to covid vaccines'. :? As many have mentioned, the likes of Taiwan, Vietnam and Korea have provided much more front foot responses, and produced much better results, with much higher densit...
by Dark
Mon Nov 30, 2020 7:54 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: New Zealand's response rated best in the world: Bloomberg
Replies: 110
Views: 2246

Re: New Zealand's response rated best in the world: Bloomberg

Geography helped for sure, but writing off possible lessons that could be learned from the NZ and Oz responses because of it would be silly. What lessons from Nz?, because all we did was lock down like about 50 countries before us We are in a very unique situation for a ‘western’ country.. we are i...
by Dark
Mon Nov 30, 2020 7:51 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: WHITE ISLAND Erupts
Replies: 285
Views: 13219

Re: WHITE ISLAND Erupts

13 parties are facing charges relating to the tragedy. https://www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/whakaariwhite-island-tragedy-13-charges-laid-by-worksafe/I5DEFB6TBL7WFROFHXZG5YZ6FI/ Interesting to see what exact chargers the rescuers will face. Heard an interview on Ryan Bridges drive show with one. Apparently...
by Dark
Mon Nov 30, 2020 7:40 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: New Zealand's response rated best in the world: Bloomberg
Replies: 110
Views: 2246

Re: New Zealand's response rated best in the world: Bloomberg

According to that, many countries did a much better job than NZ. They just get marked down because of 'access to covid vaccines'. :? As many have mentioned, the likes of Taiwan, Vietnam and Korea have provided much more front foot responses, and produced much better results, with much higher densit...
by Dark
Mon Nov 30, 2020 7:38 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: New Zealand's response rated best in the world: Bloomberg
Replies: 110
Views: 2246

Re: New Zealand's response rated best in the world: Bloomberg

Botha Boy wrote: Sat Nov 28, 2020 11:56 pm Disappointed that no-one has been able to dig up some dirt on Jacinda so far ...

There is a huge market for that stuff, if it turns up ...
Don't really have to given the lack of substance.
by Dark
Mon Nov 30, 2020 7:14 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: WHITE ISLAND Erupts
Replies: 285
Views: 13219

Re: WHITE ISLAND Erupts

Should have added that going by callers to his show, I think there would be an uproar if the dudes risking their lives to save people in helicopters end up getting done that bad, if at all.

The tour companies might want to shit themselves though, depending whether the ticked all the safety boxes.
by Dark
Mon Nov 30, 2020 7:11 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: WHITE ISLAND Erupts
Replies: 285
Views: 13219

Re: WHITE ISLAND Erupts

13 parties are facing charges relating to the tragedy. https://www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/whakaariwhite-island-tragedy-13-charges-laid-by-worksafe/I5DEFB6TBL7WFROFHXZG5YZ6FI/ Interesting to see what exact chargers the rescuers will face. Heard an interview on Ryan Bridges drive show with one. Apparently...
by Dark
Sun Nov 29, 2020 8:19 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: NZ Politics Thread
Replies: 33526
Views: 1263017

Re: NZ Politics Thread

I doubt that there was a signoff to any procedural changes - I just think they got lazy due to other priorities. A bit like Pike River and Cave Creek - and leaky homes. Cut corners and there is a price to pay. Indeed. But let us not go too hard on Labour at te time refusing to let Pike River open c...
by Dark
Sat Nov 28, 2020 9:17 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Which PR poster/s are most likely to
Replies: 47
Views: 1441

Re: Which PR poster/s are most likely to

Muttonbirds wrote: Fri Nov 27, 2020 9:32 am I imagine some employees were upset to find out Petersen would continue to profit from their labour.

Perfectly reasonable reaction from any decent person.
Far out.

Learn how publishers work and who profits from whose Labour.
by Dark
Sat Nov 28, 2020 8:56 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: New Zealand's response rated best in the world: Bloomberg
Replies: 110
Views: 2246

Re: New Zealand's response rated best in the world: Bloomberg

Protesters will get a "live" vaccine. :nod: I'm querying how the Indos are beating straya's vaccine score. Think we're 5th on order numbers per person after Canada, Japan, the UK, and US . Just heard from my brother that Australia is going to be producing the Oxford Astra-Zenica vaccine, is that so...
by Dark
Sat Nov 28, 2020 9:46 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: New Zealand's response rated best in the world: Bloomberg
Replies: 110
Views: 2246

Re: New Zealand's response rated best in the world: Bloomberg

I have no problem with your opinion Muttonbirds.

You want isolation. To be insular and Nationalistic. To not care about other countries still trading here.

All good.

Trump like. In fact it is something he might say, but all good.

I just disagree
by Dark
Sat Nov 28, 2020 8:21 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: New Zealand's response rated best in the world: Bloomberg
Replies: 110
Views: 2246

Re: New Zealand's response rated best in the world: Bloomberg

I feel as though this is a question that can only be answered in 10 years time. Like you need to let it rip through your population at some point. Hope I'm wrong though, I wanna visit my family in straya! Pretty much But it is humorous watching some people celebrate our potential isolation for year...
by Dark
Sat Nov 28, 2020 7:27 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: New Zealand's response rated best in the world: Bloomberg
Replies: 110
Views: 2246

Re: New Zealand's response rated best in the world: Bloomberg

Anti Ardern agenda?

No.

Anti shite govt and their ministers agenda

She just happens to be the figure head atm
by Dark
Sat Nov 28, 2020 4:52 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: New Zealand's response rated best in the world: Bloomberg
Replies: 110
Views: 2246

Re: New Zealand's response rated best in the world: Bloomberg

It is humorous that we are in the middle of no where with the boarders blocked, with piss all people, and some how people like Muttonbirds think it is well planned by the govt.

Did they plan everyone breaking out of quarantine?
by Dark
Sat Nov 28, 2020 12:42 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Which PR poster/s are most likely to
Replies: 47
Views: 1441

Re: Which PR poster/s are most likely to

I'd probably suggest to Penguin that publicly ditching Peterson would be the better business decision. Or you could just post evidence he is a "transphobic, misogynistic, and a white supremacist" I know you won't be able to, but am willing to wait and keep reminding you of your accusations. Who kno...
by Dark
Fri Nov 27, 2020 10:33 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Which PR poster/s are most likely to
Replies: 47
Views: 1441

Re: Which PR poster/s are most likely to

Not sure. But Muttonbirds would be the hysterically crying staff's spokesperson.
by Dark
Fri Nov 27, 2020 10:26 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Which PR poster/s are most likely to
Replies: 47
Views: 1441

Re: Which PR poster/s are most likely to

Not too sure how many posters read that story. The short of it, employees of Penguin Random House cried when they learnt they were publishing Jordans new best seller. Some were tears of hand wringing frustration. They do not want to publish his work. They do not trust human beings to form their own...
by Dark
Thu Nov 26, 2020 10:43 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: NZ Politics Thread
Replies: 33526
Views: 1263017

Re: NZ Politics Thread

Enzedder wrote: Thu Nov 26, 2020 9:13 pm Well, their attention grabbing worked and I guess they got their point across to the media which is what they REALLY wanted anyway
And James Shaw's left field, out of no where, meaningless sudden interest in having to wear a tie in parliament was cutting edge news worthy policy.
by Dark
Thu Nov 26, 2020 8:19 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: NZ Politics Thread
Replies: 33526
Views: 1263017

Re: NZ Politics Thread

Oh shit. Mallard being racist in Parliament. https://www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/maori-party-mps-walk-out-of-parliament-in-protest/POXJMG535CJUETPXIDAX7L6HRI/ Totally reasonable stance. TMP got 30 minutes speaking time - same as the major parties. The walkout was SOLELY for attention grabbing. They shoul...
by Dark
Thu Nov 26, 2020 8:37 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: NZ Politics Thread
Replies: 33526
Views: 1263017

Re: NZ Politics Thread

This went under the radar a bit. Great to see Labour again having such great empty priorities. Any Jaciples can explain the point of the Jasciah doing this it would be great. Please don't pull the Green Party made them, as they had zero bargaining power in the agreement to work together. https://www...
by Dark
Tue Nov 24, 2020 7:40 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Cornish Pasties
Replies: 1
Views: 268

Re: Cornish Pasties

Examples of dry looking. https://www.thespruceeats.com/thmb/AhXVKdjdC3N36qs-j12V9gY3RvQ=/960x0/filters:no_upscale():max_bytes(150000):strip_icc():format(webp)/traditional-cornish-pasty-recipe-435042-Hero-5b6997cbc9e77c0050b1b6e1.jpg https://www.gourmandize.com/media/trad-pastie-green-salad_crop.jpg/...
by Dark
Tue Nov 24, 2020 7:39 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Cornish Pasties
Replies: 1
Views: 268

Cornish Pasties

Decided to make them this weekend. Can you turf the swede as it is fricken horrible and replace with carrots or peas? Or is this the devils work? And is there something you can do to make them less dry, seeming? All the images in the recipes look like they need a decent sauce, like in a pie. Or just...
by Dark
Sun Nov 22, 2020 6:06 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: And so the consequences of Ihumātao and Arderns dim, begins
Replies: 0
Views: 222

And so the consequences of Ihumātao and Arderns dim, begins

Dont worry guys She will buy it with our money for you. https://www.stuff.co.nz/dominion-post/news/wellington/123446946/shelly-bay-protester-warns-he-is-ready-to-stick-it-out-till-march Anaru Mepham woke up last Thursday morning and headed to Shelly Bay. He may well be there until March. Mepham, fro...
by Dark
Sat Nov 21, 2020 11:58 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Best & Worst late night talk show hosts
Replies: 49
Views: 2253

Re: Best & Worst late night talk show hosts

They are all a bit crap these days since they all turned into lefty hand wringers not allowed to say anything offensive. Which is kind of ironic given most of them are rich middle aged white dudes, which the left moan about nrmally, while laughing at their jokes, in between going on about toxic masc...
by Dark
Sat Nov 21, 2020 4:14 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The most relieving noise in the world
Replies: 5
Views: 474

Re: The most relieving noise in the world

From a completely selfish personal, irrational fear point of view.

The skiddy bumpy sound as the plane wheels hit the runway in Wellington on a windy day.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ba_OBVafiq0
by Dark
Fri Nov 20, 2020 9:53 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Fairytale of New York gooooooooonnnnnnnneeee...
Replies: 77
Views: 2704

Re: Fairytale of New York gooooooooonnnnnnnneeee...

It's not a word you can use anymore as it is an offensive term for homosexuals. For older Irish people especially those in their 70s + it was considered a harmless word for a naughty person. For an older english person they wouldn't even recognise it as something you'd use to swear at someone. Fags...
by Dark
Thu Nov 19, 2020 11:52 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Fairytale of New York gooooooooonnnnnnnneeee...
Replies: 77
Views: 2704

Re: Fairytale of New York gooooooooonnnnnnnneeee...

I demand the lyrics to the Stones "Honky tonk women" and Elton Johns "Honky Cat" be censored as, as a white person I find them deeply offensive, hurtful and frankly traumatising.
by Dark
Thu Nov 19, 2020 10:38 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Possible rioting brewing in the UK?
Replies: 16
Views: 1110

Re: Possible rioting brewing in the UK?

Scone is an odd one.

My English misses still gets annoyed when I say it.

I say scone as in gone.

She insists it is scone as in bone.

Admittedly I could have changed, but it is more fun annoying people.
by Dark
Thu Nov 19, 2020 10:34 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Possible rioting brewing in the UK?
Replies: 16
Views: 1110

Re: Possible rioting brewing in the UK?

by Dark
Thu Nov 19, 2020 10:04 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Possible rioting brewing in the UK?
Replies: 16
Views: 1110

Possible rioting brewing in the UK?

Pretty shocking stuff. Have they started boarding up the windows? https://edition.cnn.com/travel/article/nigella-lawson-butters-toast-scli-gbr-intl/index.html Nigella Lawson butters her toast twice, and Britain is really angry about it London (CNN) — There are a handful of culinary quagmires that, f...
by Dark
Sat Nov 14, 2020 4:33 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Jason Robinson and racism in Rugby
Replies: 24
Views: 1200

Re: Jason Robinson and racism in Rugby

Was one of my favourite players.

Shame he has turned a bit whiney.

Was probably the second most awesome code swapper behind Brad Thorn.
by Dark
Fri Nov 06, 2020 12:23 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Bond gonnnnnneeeeeee. Twice in one week special
Replies: 16
Views: 841

Re: Bond gonnnnnneeeeeee. Twice in one week special

It is pretty obvious that when he comes out of retirement to help the other chick 007.

By the end of the movie she'll be dead.

Bond will grab his number back.

New actor comes in the next movie.

Pretty stupid story line tbh
by Dark
Wed Nov 04, 2020 8:25 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: POTUS-DONALD TRUMP-and U.S. Politics catch-all
Replies: 121206
Views: 5227839

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

Wonder what the budget is for flags
by Dark
Wed Nov 04, 2020 7:31 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: POTUS-DONALD TRUMP-and U.S. Politics catch-all
Replies: 121206
Views: 5227839

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

How the hell did they think a 77 year old was the best candidate. There was no one else that could keep everyone happy. Buttigieg infuriated the blacks and the left. Sanders infuriated the blacks and everyone not far left. Bloomberg infuriated everyone. Warren only enthused university and capital c...