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by inactionman
Mon May 10, 2021 5:13 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Property Rental Advice - UK
Replies: 23
Views: 1205

Re: Property Rental Advice - UK

As above - check what notice period is. Think there's some weird thing about an assured shorthold being the tenant's primary residence, which would impact if your son can just pay out rent on both places until fixed period ends, but can't recall. Also be a bit careful about how notice needs to be se...
by inactionman
Fri May 07, 2021 5:32 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Post COVID work environment for those who haves productive tools that can be carried anywhere
Replies: 75
Views: 2958

Re: Post COVID work environment for those who haves productive tools that can be carried anywhere

It’s a tricky one. Even if people are largely working on computers there is still the informal interactions, the ability to swing around in a chair and ask WTF does this on the screen mean. Video calls, chat messengers can get very stilted and formal. There has to be some balance between the two. P...
by inactionman
Fri May 07, 2021 2:27 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Jarryd Hayne sent to prison
Replies: 80
Views: 5836

Re: Jarryd Hayne sent to prison

Racism needs stamped out, should be sitting out the remainder of the season. Agree with first part, not entirely sold on second. I'm not usually one for chairman Mao style re-education, but I do think actually getting the transgressor to think through and fundamentally address their behaviour is be...
by inactionman
Fri May 07, 2021 2:07 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Jarryd Hayne sent to prison
Replies: 80
Views: 5836

Re: Jarryd Hayne sent to prison

Different hemisphere and different specific subject, but still on topic of misbehaviour in league and I'm lazy so thought I'd drop it here. Wigan's Tony Chubb has been given an 8-week ban for calling Andre Savelio a 'stupid Polynesian bastard', and quite a few in league think it's not a long enough ...
by inactionman
Fri May 07, 2021 1:28 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Official Adventures in Parenting Thread
Replies: 1235
Views: 118031

Re: Official Adventures in Parenting Thread

After a good few years of trials and tribulations, we're going to meet our (at this point still potential) adoptive girls for the first time this weekend The entire focus has been on getting our house and lives in general ready for them, no small feat in lockdown, so I haven't actually thought what ...
by inactionman
Fri May 07, 2021 12:33 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans
Replies: 47040
Views: 1467951

Re: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans

Under 40s to be given an alternative to AZ, just announced. No under 40s, no over 60s too in many places. No AZ at all in other places. Sweden do dump it all. The US to give it to the 3rd world because it's not safe for US citizens. Will there be a world of scandals coming out on this Vaccine when ...
by inactionman
Fri May 07, 2021 12:28 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans
Replies: 47040
Views: 1467951

Re: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans

Under 40s to be given an alternative to AZ, just announced. No under 40s, no over 60s too in many places. No AZ at all in other places. Sweden do dump it all. The US to give it to the 3rd world because it's not safe for US citizens. Will there be a world of scandals coming out on this Vaccine when ...
by inactionman
Fri May 07, 2021 12:08 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: **OFFICIAL** English Rugby Thread
Replies: 89465
Views: 4958172

Re: **OFFICIAL** English Rugby Thread

Looking forward to this tour even though Eddie and Warren have gutted English participation. Really intrigued to see how they use Simmonds Hoping he shows something that catches Eddie's eye. Above and beyond being European player of year and starter for the reigning European and Premiership champio...
by inactionman
Fri May 07, 2021 9:46 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Amnesty for British Murderers
Replies: 152
Views: 6410

Re: Amnesty for British Murderers

https://www.irishtimes.com/news/politics/british-government-to-give-amnesty-to-soldiers-accused-of-crimes-during-troubles-1.4556528 Yet another in a long list of scumbag moves by the British. Good. Killing terrorists is fair enough. Yeah who needs a trial, or laws. Just kill em innit. On the plus s...
by inactionman
Fri May 07, 2021 9:45 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Amnesty for British Murderers
Replies: 152
Views: 6410

Re: Amnesty for British Murderers

I'm pretty sure the Irish "caucus" in Congress will be made aware of what's happening, which means that Pelosi will be aware of it. And if Pelosi is aware of it, the Biden administration will be aware of it. Will it merit immediate attention by the Biden administration ? No. Biden has lots more imp...
by inactionman
Fri May 07, 2021 9:43 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: French fishing boats defeat might of the British Navy?
Replies: 7
Views: 636

Re: French fishing boats defeat might of the British Navy?

Must have been getting near teatime.
by inactionman
Thu May 06, 2021 2:52 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The official Lions 2021 thread
Replies: 4659
Views: 227403

Re: The official Lions 2021 thread

Who are likely standby players and who will be the first call up? LH: Healy HK: ?? TH: Sinckler LK: Ryan Backrow: Navidi? 9: ?? 10: Sexton/Ford Wing: May/Stockdale Centre: Slade/Ringrose Fullback: Keenan Pro14 is effectively a development comp at the minute given the changes to the rainbow cup so y...
by inactionman
Thu May 06, 2021 2:28 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The official Lions 2021 thread
Replies: 4659
Views: 227403

Re: The official Lions 2021 thread

I had a sneaking suspicion Nowell may have been included, thought he'd got over injuries just in nick of time. Still don't really get this 6N form thing, can play well in Nov/Dec autumn nations cup thingy, poorly in Feb/March 6N, but then extrapolate form out to July. If your form can change between...
by inactionman
Thu May 06, 2021 9:24 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The OFFICIAL English and European Football (soccer) thread
Replies: 40022
Views: 1895530

Re: The OFFICIAL English and European Football (soccer) thread

Man City will apparently be after Rice if Fernandinho leaves.

They can piss off.
by inactionman
Thu May 06, 2021 9:23 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Amnesty for British Murderers
Replies: 152
Views: 6410

Re: Amnesty for British Murderers

Reports also suggested that the British government intends to institute a South African style truth and reconciliation commission. Good luck with that. :lol: Aye. This would be something I'd actually support in principle, if we had any chance of it not being a whitewash. Think that going after indi...
by inactionman
Thu May 06, 2021 8:58 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Amnesty for British Murderers
Replies: 152
Views: 6410

Re: Amnesty for British Murderers

Just so I'm clear, the report suggests that any statutes of limitations won't apply for war crimes genocide or torture - does the extrajudicial killing of civilians not count as a potential war crime, or are the troubles not counted as a war (c.f. Malayan 'emergency')?
by inactionman
Wed May 05, 2021 9:49 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Legal advice regarding divorce
Replies: 85
Views: 4917

Re: Legal advice regarding divorce

Sorry to hear mate - both about the divorce and the fact your daughter-in-law is from Essex. I've luckily not had much experience of divorce, but observations of friends of friends who have gone through the process suggests keeping a calm head is perhaps the most critical part, made all the more dif...
by inactionman
Wed May 05, 2021 8:07 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The OFFICIAL English and European Football (soccer) thread
Replies: 40022
Views: 1895530

Re: The OFFICIAL English and European Football (soccer) thread

West Ham still displaying alarming tendency to boss games but never quite kill them off. Absolutely loving the progress West Ham have made this season. With a striker on one leg Makes you wonder what might have been if Haller managed to settle. Crosses from Coufal and Creswell in particular. Could ...
by inactionman
Tue May 04, 2021 4:40 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Highly respected UK paper shows shocking National stats
Replies: 44
Views: 2403

Re: Highly respected UK paper shows shocking National stats

I had a bath recently for the first time in years. And only because my legs were wankered after lots of exercise and walking up hills. I may have had one on holidays years ago, but otherwise genuinely haven't had baths since I was a child. Why would you choose to have a bath over a shower when your...
by inactionman
Tue May 04, 2021 11:43 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The OFFICIAL English and European Football (soccer) thread
Replies: 40022
Views: 1895530

Re: The OFFICIAL English and European Football (soccer) thread

West Ham still displaying alarming tendency to boss games but never quite kill them off. Absolutely loving the progress West Ham have made this season. With a striker on one leg Makes you wonder what might have been if Haller managed to settle. Crosses from Coufal and Creswell in particular. Could ...
by inactionman
Tue May 04, 2021 10:18 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The OFFICIAL English and European Football (soccer) thread
Replies: 40022
Views: 1895530

Re: The OFFICIAL English and European Football (soccer) thread

West Ham still displaying alarming tendency to boss games but never quite kill them off.
by inactionman
Tue May 04, 2021 10:13 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Highly respected UK paper shows shocking National stats
Replies: 44
Views: 2403

Re: Highly respected UK paper shows shocking National stats

We've national form for this Apparently in the middle ages it was considered more godly not to wash, I read somewhere that Thomas a Becket needed to have his clothes cut off him as they were so manky. It's quite a thought. Never washing, close proximity to farmyard animals and their discharges, many...
by inactionman
Thu Apr 29, 2021 2:33 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The OFFICIAL English and European Football (soccer) thread
Replies: 40022
Views: 1895530

Re: The OFFICIAL English and European Football (soccer) thread

I think what you don't understand is no-one cares what you think but you go stinking up and trying to derail threads none the less You seem to care. And you have remarkable psychic powers enabling you to know the minds of others too. Good for you. Stop being so soppy please. Just ignore me. seems a...
by inactionman
Tue Apr 27, 2021 3:04 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans
Replies: 47040
Views: 1467951

Re: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans

UK law usually only awards compensatory damages in contract cases. Punitive damages are rare. Belgian law is somewhat similar in that it also tries to make sure the party bringing the claim is not damaged by non performance of the contract. But Belgian law does so by attempting to enforce the contr...
by inactionman
Tue Apr 27, 2021 2:59 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans
Replies: 47040
Views: 1467951

Re: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans

The problem is that they fulfilled the UK’s order. If they had reduced the UK’s order then it probably would have been sweep under the rug. After brexit, the U.K. acting all triumphant over this was never going to go down well. The EU are saying that there’s a clause in Belgian contract law relatin...
by inactionman
Tue Apr 27, 2021 2:49 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans
Replies: 47040
Views: 1467951

Re: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans

Come on Duff, what are the EU looking for? What's you ideal outcome? Damages. You sue to get damages. How will that help ? I'll be surprised if it ever gets to court - probably get settled 'out of court' with a non disclosure clause and both sides saying how happy they are with the outcome. It’ll h...
by inactionman
Tue Apr 27, 2021 2:35 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: My dad played a bit
Replies: 87
Views: 4420

Re: My dad played a bit

Andy Robinson's son is the absolute spit.

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by inactionman
Tue Apr 27, 2021 2:32 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Credulous idiots sent on wild goose chase
Replies: 1
Views: 653

Credulous idiots sent on wild goose chase

This just warms the heart. Bunch of idiots who want to hassle desperate people get sent round the houses instead. https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2021/apr/27/britain-first-duped-into-protesting-at-hotels-with-no-asylum-seekers The far-right group Britain First has been duped into protesting out...
by inactionman
Tue Apr 27, 2021 2:06 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans
Replies: 47040
Views: 1467951

Re: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans

So if AZ had, like Sanofi, failed to produce a useful vaccine then the EU would not have sued them? As it is they have saved thousands of Europeans by producing an excellent vaccine at cost, but are getting sued. Utterly ridiculous. The problem is that they fulfilled the UK’s order. If they had red...
by inactionman
Tue Apr 27, 2021 1:58 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans
Replies: 47040
Views: 1467951

Re: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans

Look these cases are beyond the pay grade of anyone on this thread. If it was heard in London AZ would probably win but as it’s being heard in Belgium the EU will probably win. “The Law doesn’t matter, our courts are completely biased” That’ll bring the business flooding into the EU when this is al...
by inactionman
Tue Apr 27, 2021 1:51 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans
Replies: 47040
Views: 1467951

Re: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans

Can we assume that no matter who says what, neither side will agree and positions will be the same in 10 pages as they are now? And once that's assumed could we maybe avoid the 10 pages? :nod: It would be nice, but dream on You have the power. I'm happy to leave it here, I suspect others might not ...
by inactionman
Tue Apr 27, 2021 1:46 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Official 2021 Post 6 Nations Lions Squad Prediction Thread
Replies: 175
Views: 11580

Re: Official 2021 Post 6 Nations Lions Squad Prediction Thread

Agreements reached to release Premiership players in good time for training camps. https://www.theguardian.com/sport/2021/apr/27/british-irish-lions-reach-premiership-rugby-deal-over-players-injury-rules-out-joe-launchbury Sad new for Launchberry, his braced knee got pinged by a trailing leg as he w...
by inactionman
Tue Apr 27, 2021 1:39 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans
Replies: 47040
Views: 1467951

Re: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans

CM11 wrote: Tue Apr 27, 2021 1:35 pm Can we assume that no matter who says what, neither side will agree and positions will be the same in 10 pages as they are now? And once that's assumed could we maybe avoid the 10 pages?

:nod:
It would be nice, but dream on
by inactionman
Tue Apr 27, 2021 1:36 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans
Replies: 47040
Views: 1467951

Re: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans

So if AZ had, like Sanofi, failed to produce a useful vaccine then the EU would not have sued them? As it is they have saved thousands of Europeans by producing an excellent vaccine at cost, but are getting sued. Utterly ridiculous. The problem is that they fulfilled the UK’s order. If they had red...
by inactionman
Tue Apr 27, 2021 1:32 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans
Replies: 47040
Views: 1467951

Re: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans

Look these cases are beyond the pay grade of anyone on this thread. If it was heard in London AZ would probably win but as it’s being heard in Belgium the EU will probably win. “The Law doesn’t matter, our courts are completely biased” That’ll bring the business flooding into the EU when this is al...
by inactionman
Tue Apr 27, 2021 12:46 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans
Replies: 47040
Views: 1467951

Re: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans

Poor India. They thought they were out of the woods in January when they had a modest 9,000 contaminations a day.... the epidemic is exploding now and hospitals can't cope with the demand... It's terrifying - reports of doctors having to triage available care. US is at least giving away shots it do...
by inactionman
Tue Apr 27, 2021 12:41 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The OFFICIAL English and European Football (soccer) thread
Replies: 40022
Views: 1895530

Re: The OFFICIAL English and European Football (soccer) thread

For those who haven't seen it, David Squires has covered the Super League in his latest strip

https://www.theguardian.com/football/ng ... per-league

I quite like the term 'Dear Breeder'
by inactionman
Tue Apr 27, 2021 12:10 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans
Replies: 47040
Views: 1467951

Re: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans

Nolanator wrote: Tue Apr 27, 2021 12:06 pm
inactionman wrote: Tue Apr 27, 2021 12:05 pm Product provided at-cost and they're suing.

This is quite the clusterfuck.
That's sorta the crux of the matter, isn't it...
Not really, the timing is the crux.

They've already got many millions of the product, just not the hundreds of millions required.
by inactionman
Tue Apr 27, 2021 12:08 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans
Replies: 47040
Views: 1467951

Re: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans

Are we back to it being the EU's fault that AZ can't deliver on what they contractually promised? I'm not sure we ever quite settled on what was contractually stated. And I certainly don't want to go round the meaning of 'best endeavours' or whatever the legalise is again. Perhaps greater tangible ...