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by Caley_Red
Wed Jul 15, 2020 7:34 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Mods - Enz/Jake etc
Replies: 33
Views: 1822

Re: Mods - Enz/Jake etc

eldanielfire wrote:
Lorthern Nights wrote:Morning chaps,

Can you delete my profile/account please.

I would have sent you a mail if i had your details rather than posting here, so feel free to kill this thread too.

Thanks
LN
Why?

Moved over to the superior NPR, see below:
Duff Paddy wrote: The swarm is staying loyal to PR.
by Caley_Red
Mon Jun 29, 2020 10:22 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Is the countryside racist?
Replies: 113
Views: 2092

Re: Is the countryside racist?

Some real anti woke snowflake hot takes from the usual world gorn mad types. I think it's absolutely worth examining the many reasons minorities in the UK don't enjoy the countryside as much as white. Shouldn't exactly be top of the UNs agenda, but worth puzzling. Off the top of my head: 1. Concent...
by Caley_Red
Mon Jun 29, 2020 10:07 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Official Scottish Rugby Thread
Replies: 30214
Views: 1517095

Re: The Official Scottish Rugby Thread

Biffer29 wrote:Registered, dumped the numbers.

Someone should register the name bimboman, just to fudge with him. And then post lots of left wing stuff.
Never understood the etymology of that name: a bimbo to me is a thick, attractive (maybe a bit tarty) girl.
by Caley_Red
Mon Jun 29, 2020 7:24 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: NPR lifeboat - New Forum
Replies: 292
Views: 8479

Re: NPR lifeboat

Ali's Choice wrote:
Akkerman wrote:Signed up and approved :thumbup:

Who is the ban-hammer yielding npradmin ?
Pretty sure that's ASMO.
Not much point in guessing which one is you? :lol:
by Caley_Red
Mon Jun 29, 2020 7:24 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Official Scottish Rugby Thread
Replies: 30214
Views: 1517095

Re: The Official Scottish Rugby Thread

Just in case people don't see the thread- new link for the new forum: http://notplanetrugby.com/bored/

Thread is here: viewtopic.php?f=3&t=99610
by Caley_Red
Mon Jun 29, 2020 2:51 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: NPR lifeboat - New Forum
Replies: 292
Views: 8479

Re: NPR lifeboat

Signed up, same moniker :thumbup:
by Caley_Red
Mon Jun 29, 2020 1:46 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: NPR lifeboat - New Forum
Replies: 292
Views: 8479

Re: NPR lifeboat

ASMO (Previously of the bored), had a Lifeboat forum several wipes ago. As we're unsure as to what's happening here, he's re-created it with modern UI: http://notplanetrugby.com/bored/ dogfacebisexuals are allowed :D Blocked by the work computer firewall under 'Suspicious/ Miscellaneous' :lol: I'll...
by Caley_Red
Sun Jun 28, 2020 6:58 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Official Scottish Rugby Thread
Replies: 30214
Views: 1517095

Re: The Official Scottish Rugby Thread

Cockers to remain at Embra, great news.

One eye on the Scotland job?
by Caley_Red
Fri Jun 26, 2020 7:36 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Your favourite South African music?
Replies: 156
Views: 3216

Re: Your favourite South African music?

HKCJ wrote:Is there any South African music other than Johnny Clegg and Paul Simon?

aKing and Mango Groove are good.
by Caley_Red
Fri Jun 26, 2020 7:25 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: A Metal Music Thread?
Replies: 372
Views: 26614

Re: A Metal Music Thread?

Bonded by Blood is definitely in the mix for "best thrash album of all time". :thumbup: Actually never listened to Exodus, all I know is that's where Metallica got Kirk Hammett but will check it out. In my own top 10 thrash albums of all time, I would probably have Metallica's first four records, R...
by Caley_Red
Fri Jun 26, 2020 1:53 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: End of PR days..make your confessions. Absolution assured!
Replies: 173
Views: 2849

Re: End of PR days..make your confessions. Absolution assure

Pat the Ex Mat wrote:I support Wales over Australia when they play :D
Wales? Going to give you the benefit of assumed lineage on that one :lol:
by Caley_Red
Fri Jun 26, 2020 12:34 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Aussie bands (inc P’finger) - Aussies only
Replies: 118
Views: 1435

Re: Powderfinger - Aussies only

Silverchair, Tame Impala and John Butler Trio are Australia's finest, in my view.
by Caley_Red
Thu Jun 25, 2020 11:47 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Sturgeon, Covid and Scottish political stuff
Replies: 828
Views: 22725

Re: Sturgeon, Covid and Scottish political stuff

The latest from Massie, very good article, this time putting the boot into Boris amongst other things: https://www.thetimes.co.uk/edition/scotland/johnsons-failings-erode-case-for-the-union-c59fg9q25 Johnson’s failings erode case for the Union Covid-19 would have been disastrous for an independent ...
by Caley_Red
Thu Jun 25, 2020 12:22 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Sturgeon, Covid and Scottish political stuff
Replies: 828
Views: 22725

Re: Sturgeon, Covid and Scottish political stuff

I may have this wrong, but is owning property not quite a British thing (at least in europe)? Is the norm not to rent? Places like Germany are keener on renting, what it does do is also make a population more mobile. If you dont have a house to sell it is easier for you to move locations. Owning pr...
by Caley_Red
Wed Jun 24, 2020 7:13 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Chess. The personification of racism and"White Privilege"?
Replies: 63
Views: 1899

Re: Chess. The personification of racism and"White Privilege

The interesting thing is the "White goes first" only started in the 1800s. Wouldn't it be more interesting to toss a coin? Anyway the bloke is right. By dragging chess into the issue the ABC is undermining the bigger picture. No, because if you're paying a series, the first mover advantage needs to...
by Caley_Red
Wed Jun 24, 2020 3:48 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Do you miss the times before the smart phone?
Replies: 59
Views: 1409

Re: Do you miss the times before the smart phone?

I've yet to own a smartphone and it is threads like this and commuting on the train that make me happy I don't, despite frequent ridicule. Good effort. :thumbup: I would get rid of mine were it not for Whatsapp and Spotify, the rest of the stuff I could do without on a permanent basis. Am not an FB...
by Caley_Red
Wed Jun 24, 2020 12:44 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Sturgeon, Covid and Scottish political stuff
Replies: 828
Views: 22725

Re: Sturgeon, Covid and Scottish political stuff

I was too young (and was trading restricted from work) to take advantage of the last great dislocation between macro and prices between 2012 and 2020, I was determined I wasn't going to miss this one. Now that we're buckled in, watch global central banks bail out the market with the Greenspan Put o...
by Caley_Red
Tue Jun 23, 2020 10:09 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: A Metal Music Thread?
Replies: 372
Views: 26614

Re: A Metal Music Thread?

Is St Anger their worst? Even worse than Load & Reload? :x Load was one of the first Metallica albums I owned (MoP and Black Album were the others). I love it. Some banging tunes on Reload, too, it's just not as thrashy as the stuff they did when they were teenagers. 'St Anger' is definitely the wo...
by Caley_Red
Tue Jun 23, 2020 10:06 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Sturgeon, Covid and Scottish political stuff
Replies: 828
Views: 22725

Re: Sturgeon, Covid and Scottish political stuff

On Indy and the vote that BT were the doommongers etc, the only thing that they really pushed was the questions on the currency and economy, which the nats still have not answered 6 years later, as there is no good answer. Then we have this today: https://news.sky.com/story/coronavirus-governor-say...
by Caley_Red
Tue Jun 23, 2020 8:04 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: A Metal Music Thread?
Replies: 372
Views: 26614

Re: A Metal Music Thread?

So I've been listening to, of all things... wait for it... Death Magnetic by Metallica. I still haven't mustered up the courage to listen to their latest (despite a positive impression from Spit Out the Bone ; that album art is horrific), yet I find myself jamming to End of the Line , Broken, Broke...
by Caley_Red
Tue Jun 23, 2020 5:11 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans
Replies: 27235
Views: 631838

Re: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans

Probably been covered but the numbers in the states have started to surge. Seems to suggest that a protest or two does wonders for covid growth. Texas, California and Florida could be heading for a world of hurt. They've tested that vector here in Australia. Recent increases have no relation to pro...
by Caley_Red
Tue Jun 23, 2020 5:06 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Official Scottish Rugby Thread
Replies: 30214
Views: 1517095

Re: The Official Scottish Rugby Thread

First Glasgow signing announcement of the Wilson era and it's a resigning - Turner on a 2 year deal. A good bit of business IMO, Brown will retain the number 1 position for a while yet but Turner should start to challenge for the top spot over this contract. With Brown already 31 it is extremely un...
by Caley_Red
Mon Jun 22, 2020 1:54 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Has anyone benefitted from Coronavirus pandemic?
Replies: 100
Views: 1999

Re: Has anyone benefitted from Coronavirus pandemic?

It has probably made me much better off: the house I rent is 35% below the market rate it was before the crisis (I took lease about a month ago); I have a lot of my savings in the stock market (only entered after the largest dips) and these have performed exceptionally well; and, I no longer commute...
by Caley_Red
Fri Jun 19, 2020 2:27 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Official PR Gardening thread. + Corona virus Expansion Pack
Replies: 554
Views: 39802

Re: Official PR Gardening thread. + Corona virus Expansion P

Anyone any good tips for herb growing? I have bought some young chives and young lemon thyme. From what I have read, they're both pretty hardy with chives requiring more water but both requiring a good amount of sunlight. I'll be looking to, once they mature, take cuttings for cooking so any tips on...
by Caley_Red
Fri Jun 19, 2020 2:03 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Working From Home - A Review
Replies: 75
Views: 1274

Re: Working From Home - A Review

Only things I would add which aren't here: Hoping to get back to 3 days in and 2 days out of the office and have that as a permanent arrangement COVID has complete changed how the company I work for functions. Working from home was previously seen as something you did as a last resort. Now pretty m...
by Caley_Red
Fri Jun 19, 2020 1:31 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Working From Home - A Review
Replies: 75
Views: 1274

Re: Working From Home - A Review

Only things I would add which aren't here: Pros: Eating a better diet as can cook all my lunches and dinners Managed to move house, buy a load of furniture and assemble it all outwith the weekend and evening (being able to start before work and begin again at 5) Have managed to spend more time on my...
by Caley_Red
Fri Jun 19, 2020 12:05 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Sturgeon, Covid and Scottish political stuff
Replies: 828
Views: 22725

Re: Sturgeon, Covid and Scottish political stuff

Reading through this thread, the restrictions in Scotland are easing to a level that Australia was only in for two weeks at the beginning, we're broadly back to normal here except international and interstate travel. Feel sorry for you guys, must be a nightmare. On the economic front, looking at Aus...
by Caley_Red
Thu Jun 18, 2020 4:45 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Official Scottish Rugby Thread
Replies: 30214
Views: 1517095

Re: The Official Scottish Rugby Thread

Callum Hunter-Hill signs at Sarries: https://www.bbc.com/sport/rugby-union/53082987 With Itoje (likely) going to Leicester and George Kruis in Japan, seems like there will be a decent opp for Hunter-Hill, hopefully he can kick on and progress: would be great to see him and Cummings leading the locks...
by Caley_Red
Thu Jun 18, 2020 1:41 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Official Scottish Rugby Thread
Replies: 30214
Views: 1517095

Re: The Official Scottish Rugby Thread

topofthemoon wrote:Just to say that frillage is in hospital right now. We're not a praying kind of family but if you could maybe raise a glass to him and send some positive energy.

As in, the poster?

Speedy recovery if so.
by Caley_Red
Wed Jun 17, 2020 11:47 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Sturgeon, Covid and Scottish political stuff
Replies: 828
Views: 22725

Re: Sturgeon, Covid and Scottish political stuff

Alternatively university students and graduates are young, in unpayable debts, not much opportunity for housebuying, in a jobs market where a degree is no longer worth good jobs (any jobs with Corona), and their friends are going through the same so discuss these things. They also have a different ...
by Caley_Red
Wed Jun 17, 2020 10:45 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Bored Legends /Hall of Fame
Replies: 284
Views: 7745

Re: Bored Legends /Hall of Fame

Total mental block folks. :? Who was the Welsh poster whose wife ran off with the butcher? His wife had had a boob job and he posted a pic of her here to which I commented something pithily on her choice of clothing stores which only seemed to deepen his gloom. Sun Tsu. Didn't he return as a dirty ...
by Caley_Red
Wed Jun 17, 2020 10:09 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Willie Thorne gone
Replies: 10
Views: 536

Re: Willie Thorne gone

Never saw him as a player but loved him as a commentator. Real shame as I think the presenting/commentary line up they have on the snooker is the best across any sport.
by Caley_Red
Wed Jun 17, 2020 7:40 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Best scene in game of thrones?
Replies: 152
Views: 3828

Re: Best scene in game of thrones?

Red Wedding for me, didn't see that coming at all.
by Caley_Red
Wed Jun 17, 2020 7:04 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Queensland must fall
Replies: 40
Views: 1283

Re: Queensland must fall

Don't forget NSW.: damn imperial coalminers. Don't forget Perth, named so after local Scottish Perth MP. Sydney, damn Lord Sydney. Melbourne has to go, crusty 19th century politician. Maybe the thread should be about what shouldn't fall? Can or worms is so large that it would be best to start at the...
by Caley_Red
Wed Jun 17, 2020 5:38 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Sturgeon, Covid and Scottish political stuff
Replies: 828
Views: 22725

Re: Sturgeon, Covid and Scottish political stuff

Alternatively university students and graduates are young, in unpayable debts, not much opportunity for housebuying, in a jobs market where a degree is no longer worth good jobs (any jobs with Corona), and their friends are going through the same so discuss these things. They also have a different ...
by Caley_Red
Tue Jun 16, 2020 9:45 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Have we reached peak Guardian?
Replies: 1499
Views: 177987

Re: Have we reached peak Guardian?

https://order-order.com/2020/06/10/guardian-must-fall/ About as unambiguous and un-tenuous a link to slavery as one can get. Won't be holding my breath for any protests though :lol: Wouldn't most of the English papers have being supporting the confederacy in the US civil war though? England was fai...
by Caley_Red
Tue Jun 16, 2020 6:14 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Have we reached peak Guardian?
Replies: 1499
Views: 177987

Re: Have we reached peak Guardian?

https://order-order.com/2020/06/10/guardian-must-fall/

About as unambiguous and un-tenuous a link to slavery as one can get.

Won't be holding my breath for any protests though :lol:
by Caley_Red
Tue Jun 16, 2020 3:20 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Bored Legends /Hall of Fame
Replies: 284
Views: 7745

Re: Bored Legends /Hall of Fame

The fact that I am not front and centre on this thread is an absolute disgrace! :x Agreed. Master of the post-match analysis and second only to Jake the Muss when it comes to the sweet science. Also gained several man points for flying to NZ to help them re-construct after the earthquakes destroyed...
by Caley_Red
Tue Jun 16, 2020 2:04 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Sturgeon, Covid and Scottish political stuff
Replies: 828
Views: 22725

Re: Sturgeon, Covid and Scottish political stuff

"All of this emanates from those who come out of university educated to loathe our society" What a loathsome quote, from the Speccie piece above. There are, undoubtedly, mad fringes to be found in the humanities departments of our Unis, but this is simply a casual assault on education. For someone ...
by Caley_Red
Tue Jun 16, 2020 1:02 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Sturgeon, Covid and Scottish political stuff
Replies: 828
Views: 22725

Re: Sturgeon, Covid and Scottish political stuff

I think where Douglas Murray is wrong is liberalism isn't a set of defined values . It changes with generations change as outlooks, circumstances and the world changes. A lot changes in 10 years. He does touch on it always being loosely defined but I think it lacks any definition whatsoever. I'm so...