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by gurudoright
Thu Oct 22, 2020 10:18 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Wallabies 2020 thread
Replies: 2071
Views: 30850

Re: Wallabies 2020 thread

What is the consensus of the bored if the Wallabies take a knee on Saturday, as alluded by the ABCNEWS
https://www.abc.net.au/news/2020-10-22/ ... y/12803510
by gurudoright
Sat Oct 03, 2020 9:13 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Rugby World Cup 2023
Replies: 3
Views: 1272

Re: Rugby World Cup 2023

World Rugby has announced that the Rugby World Cup 2023 draw will take place in Paris at Palais Brongniart on 14 December. The draw will be pushed back from the previously announced date by two weeks to 14 December owing to the ongoing impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on rugby and event-hosting acti...
by gurudoright
Sat Sep 19, 2020 10:30 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Official UCI Pro Cycling Thread
Replies: 3432
Views: 199914

Re: The Official UCI Pro Cycling Thread

Thank you DOB and TheFrog for your explanation yesterday, both the explanations makes sense. Cheers
by gurudoright
Sat Sep 19, 2020 1:03 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Official UCI Pro Cycling Thread
Replies: 3432
Views: 199914

Re: The Official UCI Pro Cycling Thread

I was wondering if anyone knows, why are the Time Trials so much shorter than an usually stage? I get it that there is no protection and rest afforded to riders in a peloton. Is there any other reason why the TTS couldn’t be twice as long?
by gurudoright
Fri Sep 11, 2020 11:57 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Rugby Championship - to be in Aus...
Replies: 369
Views: 8425

Re: Rugby Championship - to be in Aus...

Ideally, Homebush for Bledisloe doubleheader
Games also at
Canberra
Newcastle
Parramatta
Wollongong
by gurudoright
Sat Jul 25, 2020 1:31 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Sydney Cabal - 10 years on
Replies: 20
Views: 703

Re: Sydney Cabal - 10 years on

Ellafan wrote:
gurudoright wrote: As I left to go to the cabal all I heard was “you going to your nerd convention”.
I'm guessing they had no idea Ben Robinson was your doppelganger.



:lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:
by gurudoright
Sat Jul 25, 2020 9:44 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Sydney Cabal - 10 years on
Replies: 20
Views: 703

Re: Sydney Cabal - 10 years on

I was looking through my memories on Facebook this morning and it had a memory from 10 years ago of a Sydney Cabal. Not any cabal, but the one where Coogee raised from the dead and attended. From memory there was Sluggy, Waratah, Mat the expat, Ika plus many many more. I remember kicking off at the...
by gurudoright
Sat Jul 25, 2020 5:37 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Sydney Cabal - 10 years on
Replies: 20
Views: 703

Re: Sydney Cabal - 10 years on

Was that you who brought along your missus?
by gurudoright
Sat Jul 25, 2020 5:07 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Sydney Cabal - 10 years on
Replies: 20
Views: 703

Sydney Cabal - 10 years on

I was looking through my memories on Facebook this morning and it had a memory from 10 years ago of a Sydney Cabal. Not any cabal, but the one where Coogee raised from the dead and attended. From memory there was Sluggy, Waratah, Mat the expat, Ika plus many many more. I remember kicking off at the ...
by gurudoright
Sat Jul 18, 2020 11:22 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Reds vs. Force - not a proper thread
Replies: 77
Views: 1132

Re: Reds vs. Force - not a proper thread

How good is it to see the Force use the W.A’s state colours in their uniform. It was good to see them not wear blue. I never understood why they went with blue in the beginning
by gurudoright
Fri Jul 10, 2020 12:11 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: SR AU: Rebels vs Reds: MATCH THREAD: Friday 10th July
Replies: 51
Views: 731

Re: SR AU: Rebels vs Reds: MATCH THREAD: Friday 10th July

If this is super rugby, should all game time be “Super time” and not just extra time. To me extra time should be called Super Duper time.
by gurudoright
Sun May 17, 2020 12:19 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The accidental dark side of the good guy?
Replies: 47
Views: 2691

Re: The accidental dark side of the good guy?

I love the break-down of “Saved by the bell” in the YouTube clips “Zack Morris is trash”. It shows that even though he thinks he is the good guy, almost every episode he is shown to cut other people down in pursuit of his own agenda https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=v1yuXghn3OY https://m.youtube.com/wat...
by gurudoright
Fri Apr 17, 2020 3:16 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: 2027 RWC to rescue Australia
Replies: 42
Views: 1472

2027 RWC to rescue Australia

Argentina has officially pulled out of bidding for the 2027 RWC, leaving only Australia and Russia as offical bidders. This comes days after RA seconds Pichot’s bid to run for President of WR https://www.telegraph.co.uk/rugby-union/2020/04/16/agustin-pichot-announces-argentina-will-step-aside-austra...
by gurudoright
Wed Apr 15, 2020 11:37 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The best new and returning TV series of 2020?
Replies: 8300
Views: 625169

Re: The best new and returning TV series of 2020?

Better Call Saul is brilliant, and this season has been episode after episode of riveting TV. Most of the acting, writing and shooting is top drawer stuff. What a character Lalo is. Has been rivalling Breaking Bad for me. I watched it for a while but it was too “gimmicky” or something compared to B...
by gurudoright
Wed Apr 15, 2020 11:27 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: In which countries have you watched live Test Rugby?
Replies: 52
Views: 1431

Re: In which countries have you watched live Test Rugby?

Australia
New Zealand
Ireland
England
France
by gurudoright
Sun Mar 29, 2020 12:43 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Actors you used to hate/not rate at all, but now do rate.
Replies: 79
Views: 2910

Re: Actors you used to hate/not rate at all, but now do rate

Growing up in the 80’s and early 90’s I could not stand Michael Caine. I think movies like Educating Rita, , Dirty Rotten Scoundrels were a bit beyond me as a pre-teen/early teen. It wasn’t until I saw him in Austin Powers: Goldmember that I started to get what every adult I’d known use to rave abou...
by gurudoright
Sat Mar 28, 2020 2:24 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The *OFFICIAL* Pie thread.
Replies: 176
Views: 5018

Re: The Official Pie thread. (and why the meat pie defines A

The pies in England are rubbish. Pukka Pies ffs. I best pie I’ve ever had was one in Picton, New Zealand.
by gurudoright
Sat Feb 15, 2020 3:05 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL 2020 Democratic presidential nominee thread
Replies: 5749
Views: 219421

Re: OFFICIAL 2020 Democratic presidential nominee thread

I have taken an interest in the primaries since around 2000, although I’m not super knowledgeable about them but would know more about them compared to a vast majority of people I know (living in Australia). Can anybody explain to me why Tulsi Gabbard hasn’t gained much traction in the race so far?
by gurudoright
Sat Jan 18, 2020 9:46 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Bacon and Egg pie
Replies: 84
Views: 3349

Re: Bacon and Egg pie

Have it with chilli sauce
by gurudoright
Tue Dec 31, 2019 9:32 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The best new and returning TV series of 2020?
Replies: 8300
Views: 625169

Re: The best new and returning TV series of 2019?

Still Not Playing wrote:Anyone watched You? (Too common a word to search) just started first episodes.
Saw some filming in New York and was told it was 3rd series?

I love the show “You”. Although the whole two series were excellent IMHO I feel the last minute of series 2 was like “come on, really?😕
by gurudoright
Sun Dec 22, 2019 8:07 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: K-Seal
Replies: 11
Views: 819

Re: K-Seal

It sounds like a problem I had with the heater core in my last car.
by gurudoright
Sat Dec 21, 2019 6:19 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Welcome to Hell ... eastern Australia
Replies: 1220
Views: 45657

Re: Welcome to Hell ... eastern Australia

I live a block away from the Gt Western HWY in Springwood up in the Blue Mountains. The last 20-30 minutes siren have been blasting nonstop as fire trucks are heading up the mountains. I know the fires are getting quite close to Blackheath and Mt. Victoria. Stay safe mate :thumbup: Cheers but I’m a...
by gurudoright
Sat Dec 21, 2019 4:32 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Welcome to Hell ... eastern Australia
Replies: 1220
Views: 45657

Re: Welcome to Hell ... eastern Australia

I live a block away from the Gt Western HWY in Springwood up in the Blue Mountains. The last 20-30 minutes siren have been blasting nonstop as fire trucks are heading up the mountains. I know the fires are getting quite close to Blackheath and Mt. Victoria. Stay safe mate :thumbup: Cheers but I’m a...
by gurudoright
Sat Dec 21, 2019 3:38 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Welcome to Hell ... eastern Australia
Replies: 1220
Views: 45657

Re: Welcome to Hell ... eastern Australia

I live a block away from the Gt Western HWY in Springwood up in the Blue Mountains. The last 20-30 minutes siren have been blasting nonstop as fire trucks are heading up the mountains. I know the fires are getting quite close to Blackheath and Mt. Victoria.
by gurudoright
Mon Nov 11, 2019 10:01 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Welcome to Hell ... eastern Australia
Replies: 1220
Views: 45657

Re: Welcome to Hell ... eastern Australia

I'm sure bush fires have always been a problem as I know the ecosystem there depends on it but has it been become worse due to climate change? If it becomes very frequent maybe huge areas will become uninhabitable and resources concentrated on managing fires close to the cities. Fire behaviour is c...
by gurudoright
Mon Nov 11, 2019 9:58 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Welcome to Hell ... eastern Australia
Replies: 1220
Views: 45657

Re: Welcome to Hell ... eastern Australia

My cousins are currently on alert in the Blue Mountains with everything packed and ready to go destined for my place with their 4 dogs and 2 cats if things go sideways. Over 500 schools (primary, secondary and Tafe's etc.) will be closed. And we still have politicians refusing to acknowledge the co...
by gurudoright
Sat Nov 09, 2019 2:27 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: 12 automatic qualification spots
Replies: 47
Views: 2236

Re: 12 automatic qualification spots

Forgive me if this is an incredibly stupid question, I just never had much interest. How does the Football World cup work? Are there any auto's like winner and runner up from last time, or is it all teams having to qualify in different regions? Only the host from memory, every other team needs to q...
by gurudoright
Sat Nov 09, 2019 2:22 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: 12 automatic qualification spots
Replies: 47
Views: 2236

Re: 12 automatic qualification spots

It's a once every 4 years jolly. No point in disrupting the proper rugby tournaments to sort out qualifiers IMO This is the type of shit attitude that keeps rugby from growing. It’s not really. They tried this one year and the qualifiers were terrible. Imagine minnows with about a week to prepare v...
by gurudoright
Fri Nov 08, 2019 10:39 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: 12 automatic qualification spots
Replies: 47
Views: 2236

Re: 12 automatic qualification spots

modern calendar doesn't allow for these type of games, why take a financial hit playing a minnow instead of a tier 1 test ? the result is a foregone conclusion anyway So Italy vs Georgia is a foregone conclusion? Yep ok 👌 if they are in a group of three or four and had to play the two or three game...
by gurudoright
Fri Nov 08, 2019 10:05 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: 12 automatic qualification spots
Replies: 47
Views: 2236

12 automatic qualification spots

I know the 12 team automatic qualification for the next World Cup has been a thing for a while. The thing is, do we really need 12 automatic qualifiers? Im not Trying to put a number on how many should automatic qualify. Do we need 12 spots from 20 at a RWC taken up by the results from the previous ...
by gurudoright
Fri Nov 08, 2019 9:05 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Next RWCs
Replies: 34
Views: 1509

Re: The Next RWCs

If you are looking for new potential countries to host besides Italy, Argentina and USA with/or Canada, in the not so near distance future (20-30 years time) you could possibly in the future look at an Iberian World Cup hosted by Spain and Portugal, especially if the WC is expanded to 24 teams. Spai...
by gurudoright
Thu Oct 24, 2019 1:01 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Victorian and Edwardian women
Replies: 25
Views: 2208

Re: Victorian and Edwardian women

Who are the people in the photos you've seen? Vain, rich (potentially inbred) types who could afford to wear nice clothes and pose for a photo? (And a small batch of photos at that, not a whole lot from which only the best will be shared.) The era didn't have nearly as many people (almost none by c...
by gurudoright
Thu Oct 24, 2019 1:01 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Victorian and Edwardian women
Replies: 25
Views: 2208

Re: Victorian and Edwardian women

Who are the people in the photos you've seen? Vain, rich (potentially inbred) types who could afford to wear nice clothes and pose for a photo? (And a small batch of photos at that, not a whole lot from which only the best will be shared.) The era didn't have nearly as many people (almost none by c...
by gurudoright
Tue Oct 22, 2019 8:25 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Trudeau stays
Replies: 74
Views: 3377

Re: Trudeau stays

Sun Tzu wrote:
mabunch78 wrote:Wouldn't the NDP be more up the alley of your movement...?
All I know is Trudeau is fit 8)

but my gosh, don't he know it?
by gurudoright
Mon Oct 21, 2019 7:31 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Should there be play-offs to 8th place
Replies: 28
Views: 1425

Re: Should there be play-offs to 8th place

No. And the 3rd/4th place play off should be binned as well. Yes, is there a more pointless game. Nobody wants to play in it 1995 was the exception when it winning meant you didn't play the qualifiers If it was part of automatic qualification I would say yes. Having 12 teams automatically qualifyin...
by gurudoright
Sun Oct 20, 2019 8:29 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Cheika’s half time team talk NSFW
Replies: 58
Views: 3919

Re: Cheika’s half time team talk NSFW

Nah. It's an AFL team talk. I remember it doing the rounds last year You're right considering the language used - forward lines, goals, corridor.etc Yep, this came across my WhatsApp feed stating it was Ricky Stuart about 3 months ago. It was confirmed it was an AFL coach from a year or two previou...
by gurudoright
Sat Oct 12, 2019 11:15 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: WR Presser 4am: Games likely to be off
Replies: 882
Views: 29694

Re: WR Presser 4am: Games likely to be off

SamShark wrote:Mick Cleary has Tweeted this from his room in Yokohama


Image

What’s the stadium looking like though?
by gurudoright
Sat Oct 12, 2019 10:44 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Did Namibia lose their best chance for a RWC win?
Replies: 20
Views: 1664

Did Namibia lose their best chance for a RWC win?

This is Namibia’s sixth appearance at the Rugby World Cup, yet they have never recorded a victory in 22 tournament matches. Canada have been on the downward spiral over the last few years. Many were predicting Namibia to record their first victory today. Could Namibia feel hard done by or is the a s...
by gurudoright
Wed Oct 09, 2019 7:30 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Anyone do kiddies coaching? Advice/Thoughts?
Replies: 131
Views: 7850

Re: Anyone do kiddies coaching? Advice/Thoughts?

I was coerced into coaching my son’s U/6 Rugby League team this year and totally enjoyed it, and have put my hand up to take his team again next year. I know League is different to Rugby but the NRL MYLEAGUE app has many good and fun age appropriate training activities from U/6s to teenagers. I will...
by gurudoright
Sat Oct 05, 2019 4:13 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Kayo
Replies: 29
Views: 1002

Re: Kayo

Kayo has been shit for me, often lacking at key moments . It goes from a pretty good picture to 1970s clarity throughout the whole game. I’m forced to watch the Wallabies game on Channel 10 despite having to listen to Gordon Bray. At least I’m sure to get a decent picture.