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by Salient
Sun Jan 17, 2021 11:03 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Australia poking the Chinese bear
Replies: 701
Views: 19212

Re: Australia poking the Chinese bear

This thread has gone quiet - who are the PRC trying to bully now? Not sure mate. But it has been pleasing that the Federal government hasn't been engaging in diplomacy by loud speaker, or trying to humiliate the Chinese government through the media. I guess with Donald Trump on the way out, Scott M...
by Salient
Sun Jan 17, 2021 10:55 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Sri Lanka v England test series
Replies: 37
Views: 921

Re: Sri Lanka v England test series

<Anon mode>
England dominate on flat track against below par Sri Lanka
</Anon mode>
by Salient
Sun Jan 17, 2021 10:52 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Kiwi obsession with sailing
Replies: 41
Views: 1175

Re: The Kiwi obsession with sailing

Sailing is more proper than pissing in the deep end of the pool like your average Aussie or in the shallow end like your average Brit. It is in our genes considering our forefathers. Kupe was one of the greatest sailors known to mankind. I would put Maui up against your man Kupe, though never have ...
by Salient
Sun Jan 17, 2021 10:49 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: What is next for the GOP?
Replies: 176
Views: 4783

Re: What is next for the GOP?

With any luck they'll collapse into a foetid pile of shite, along with the Dems, and Labour and Tories over here. If anything needs a Great Reset, it's politics. Unfortunately never going to happen, around 80% of voters are reputed to vote for the same party election after election regardless of ho...
by Salient
Sun Jan 17, 2021 10:43 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Trump's Top Three. The Thread!
Replies: 76
Views: 2769

Re: Trump's Top Three. The Thread!

Waiting on Mick to call this false news or whatever, no mention of bleach unfortunately.
by Salient
Sun Jan 17, 2021 10:28 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: POTUS-DONALD TRUMP-and U.S. Politics catch-all
Replies: 128287
Views: 5511947

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

I was looking at some approval numbers for Trump and thought they were wrong after seeing them quoted on a Twitter feed. But NBC has just done a new poll. Basically Trump's numbers haven't moved much at all with Republicans. Basically there are still huge numbers of voters that would still vote for...
by Salient
Sun Jan 17, 2021 12:31 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Kiwi obsession with sailing
Replies: 41
Views: 1175

Re: The Kiwi obsession with sailing

. You clearly don't represent the average Kiwi. I'm as average as they come, I'm not notable for anything in the slightest. My friend, If you don't masturbate to pictures of the Emirates Team New Zealand boat at least once a week, you're not an average Kiwi. It's F1 for hillbillies - and all the mo...
by Salient
Sun Jan 17, 2021 12:08 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Best Rock Guitarist
Replies: 100
Views: 2102

Re: Best Rock Guitarist

UncleFB wrote: Sat Jan 16, 2021 6:43 am My subjective top 3:

Hendrix
Vernon Reid
Slash

Mine is based purely on the music I like, and I do like non black guitarists too - but can't think of any obvious ones at the moment.
Really? Looks at your list ...
by Salient
Fri Jan 15, 2021 9:29 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Australia poking the Chinese bear
Replies: 701
Views: 19212

Re: Australia poking the Chinese bear

Ellafan wrote: Fri Jan 15, 2021 11:40 am This thread has gone quiet - who are the PRC trying to bully now?
Think a certain member, if you know what I mean, has frightened the Chinese off. They don't want that thing swinging in their faces.
by Salient
Fri Jan 15, 2021 9:28 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Australia poking the Chinese bear
Replies: 701
Views: 19212

Re: Australia poking the Chinese bear

This thread has gone quiet - who are the PRC trying to bully now? Not sure mate. But it has been pleasing that the Federal government hasn't been engaging in diplomacy by loud speaker, or trying to humiliate the Chinese government through the media. I guess with Donald Trump on the way out, Scott M...
by Salient
Fri Jan 15, 2021 9:18 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: POTUS-DONALD TRUMP-and U.S. Politics catch-all
Replies: 128287
Views: 5511947

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

I think Pelosi acted too quickly when facts had not yet been established. It is possible that she did so as the constitution only permits sitting presidents to be impeached. And it now looks like she has failed anyway. Sorry do you even follow mainstream press anymore, or do you simply read Alt-Rig...
by Salient
Fri Jan 15, 2021 7:23 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: POTUS-DONALD TRUMP-and U.S. Politics catch-all
Replies: 128287
Views: 5511947

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

So Trump has come out swinging against the Northern Spotted Owl now by have his administration roll back protections against logging old growth areas in the Pacific Northwest. One more deregulation. At least he's not launching attacks against Iran... After previously opening Alaska's Tongass Forest...
by Salient
Fri Jan 15, 2021 1:42 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Why isn't Perth F*cked
Replies: 70
Views: 1239

Re: Why isn't Perth F*cked

What about South Australia and the Northern Territory I think that perhaps there should just be an Australia's f**ked thread and merge them all into that one As a Queenslander I absolute refused to be put in the same bracket as those mouth breathing South Australians. They eat dolphins down there.
by Salient
Fri Jan 15, 2021 1:40 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Political Compass
Replies: 117
Views: 4015

Re: Political Compass

flaggETERNAL wrote: Sun Jun 14, 2020 1:03 am It has indeed been done before but it's always good to see where others on the bored stand.

I'm very much down in the bottom left btw.
Middle Left lower square, which is pretty accurate imho.
by Salient
Fri Jan 15, 2021 1:24 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Culture Wars Mega Thread
Replies: 2082
Views: 112061

Re: The Culture Wars Mega Thread

Just watching Amazon's <em>The Stand</em>

1. Harold Lauder is now a skinny dude.

2. Apparently Larry Underwood is now a black dude, I assume the WOKE element will be screaming over this development, black actors taking white roles.

3. Excellent casting choice, Whoopi Goldberg as Mother Abagail
by Salient
Fri Jan 15, 2021 1:19 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Cricket: Australia vs India TEST SERIES
Replies: 1293
Views: 19040

Re: Cricket: Australia vs India TEST SERIES

Natarajan’s story is pretty cool. On tour as a net bowler and now playing a test. Vaguely remember way back when the Kiwis were playing a test in the West Indies and were down to asking the public if anyone was a kiwi and had played cricket. Warner gone first over, Australia clearly batting on the ...
by Salient
Fri Jan 15, 2021 1:17 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Cricket: Australia vs India TEST SERIES
Replies: 1293
Views: 19040

Re: Cricket: Australia vs India TEST SERIES

JB1981 wrote: Fri Jan 15, 2021 1:03 am
Olo wrote: Fri Jan 15, 2021 12:59 am First drop for India is their masseuse
He’s good - very soft hands.
But has been known to rub the aussies up the wrong way.
by Salient
Fri Jan 15, 2021 1:15 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: POTUS-DONALD TRUMP-and U.S. Politics catch-all
Replies: 128287
Views: 5511947

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

News Corp reporting that Trump is refusing to pay Rudi's $20k/day legal fees :lol: :lol: :lol: Predicted by everybody, yet still hilarious. Admittedly sweaty Rudi made Trump only look deluded and crazy. Maybe Rudi could start a class action, after getting someone who can spell - ironing there from ...
by Salient
Thu Jan 14, 2021 11:22 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Jobless women selling nudes on OnlyFans
Replies: 34
Views: 3334

Re: Jobless women selling nudes on OnlyFans

backrow wrote: Thu Jan 14, 2021 11:14 am Let’s hope unemployment rates stay low in NZ
:lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: I'll pay that one.

Nudes on OnlyFans, the feminist movement doing well I note.
by Salient
Thu Jan 14, 2021 11:21 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Culture Wars Mega Thread
Replies: 2082
Views: 112061

Re: The Culture Wars Mega Thread

Well we’re now watching the culture of the right in Washington DC, white, tattoos, beards and guns. It’s Fatcat looking in the mirror. Same as the left wing culture we saw all year, although it's more diverse. Ohhh nice Alt-Right defence, reverse the Left's viewpoint, how very Trump of you. Sorry w...
by Salient
Thu Jan 14, 2021 11:15 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Cricket: Australia vs India TEST SERIES
Replies: 1293
Views: 19040

Re: Cricket: Australia vs India TEST SERIES

So I can work out if your set against banter in cricket/sport is the result of some sort of childhood trauma, or whether you a just a bit soft. So being against racism in sport and abuse is considered "being soft" in your books? No, and your failed straw-manning is one of the most piss poor pieces ...
by Salient
Thu Jan 14, 2021 11:09 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Jobless women selling nudes on OnlyFans
Replies: 34
Views: 3334

Re: Jobless women selling nudes on OnlyFans

To Ms. Eixenberger, $500 is more than $0. The market economy can be cruel. If one is expecting others to pay for photos of one in the nuddy, then one first needs to ask one's self: Do I have a head like a robber's dog and a body like a sack of spuds? Rugby teammate of mine was detailing a story of ...
by Salient
Thu Jan 14, 2021 11:02 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Sri Lanka v England test series
Replies: 37
Views: 921

Re: Sri Lanka v England test series

Sri Lanka have declined terribly over the past decade. They would come dead last in the Sheffield Shield. It's a joke that they have test match status. Wow there's declined and simply not up to test level :shock: Didn't watch any of the game but according to reports the English spinner was pretty f...
by Salient
Thu Jan 14, 2021 10:59 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: POTUS-DONALD TRUMP-and U.S. Politics catch-all
Replies: 128287
Views: 5511947

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

Would one of the quickest ways to remove the rubbish on social media be to force people to use actual names and not be able to hide behind fake accounts. That way if someone outright lies and it leads to an issue, there is a clear path for legal (civil or criminal) action. That should greatly reduc...
by Salient
Thu Jan 14, 2021 10:57 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: POTUS-DONALD TRUMP-and U.S. Politics catch-all
Replies: 128287
Views: 5511947

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

You should be allowed say whatever you want to English people though. I think that sort of stuff gets over looked Of course - just as long as you don't criticise our Puddings. Suet, Black, White or Steak and Kidney? I was thinking more Spotted Dick or jam roly poly. All this talk of puddings - just...
by Salient
Thu Jan 14, 2021 3:23 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: What is next for the GOP?
Replies: 176
Views: 4783

Re: What is next for the GOP?

Interesting stat: around 40% of American voters regard themselves as Independent. This is in Gallup Stats going back to 2004 https://news.gallup.com/poll/15370/party-affiliation.aspx This doesn't mean they will vote for Independent candidates but that they will vote for the candidate, regardless of...
by Salient
Thu Jan 14, 2021 3:22 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: What is next for the GOP?
Replies: 176
Views: 4783

Re: What is next for the GOP?

Interesting stat: around 40% of American voters regard themselves as Independent. This is in Gallup Stats going back to 2004 https://news.gallup.com/poll/15370/party-affiliation.aspx This doesn't mean they will vote for Independent candidates but that they will vote for the candidate, regardless of...
by Salient
Wed Jan 13, 2021 10:04 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Free School Meals
Replies: 584
Views: 6005

Re: Free School Meals

Thomas wrote: Tue Oct 27, 2020 1:01 am
Zico wrote: Tue Oct 27, 2020 12:56 am
Thomas wrote: Tue Oct 27, 2020 12:35 am Stupid kids! Why can't you have rich parents!
Soup kitchens for kids.

Stupid parents! Why can't you have made a better world?
Have they tried, you know, not being poor?
Fish in a barrel mate :lol:
by Salient
Wed Jan 13, 2021 9:51 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: POTUS-DONALD TRUMP-and U.S. Politics catch-all
Replies: 128287
Views: 5511947

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

4071 wrote: Wed Jan 13, 2021 5:26 pm Always a tweet...

Image
He really doesn't understand ironing :lol:
by Salient
Wed Jan 13, 2021 5:44 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Cricket: Australia vs India TEST SERIES
Replies: 1293
Views: 19040

Re: Cricket: Australia vs India TEST SERIES

If it was up to me, Warner and Smith would be rubbed out of the game for ever. Doesn’t mean that Smith doesn’t have a bona fide personality disorder though. Likewise but sports stars here get unlimited passes in life, see rugby league. I thought Paine was doing a great job up to this point even if ...
by Salient
Wed Jan 13, 2021 5:40 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Entertaining Pics Thread (definitely with NSFW content)
Replies: 58486
Views: 7067048

Re: The Entertaining Pics Thread (definitely with NSFW content)

Jensrsa wrote: Wed Jan 13, 2021 3:45 am Image
Globby taking up golf again?
by Salient
Wed Jan 13, 2021 5:39 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: POTUS-DONALD TRUMP-and U.S. Politics catch-all
Replies: 128287
Views: 5511947

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

Anyone noting the terrorists who invaded the Capital building are bringing new meaning to the term "snowflake"? We gave a bloke crying in an airport due to being not allowed to board a flight. We now have the dude in the headdress demanding organic food in prison. Jesus law enforcement has nothing t...
by Salient
Wed Jan 13, 2021 5:36 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Culture Wars Mega Thread
Replies: 2082
Views: 112061

Re: The Culture Wars Mega Thread

Well we’re now watching the culture of the right in Washington DC, white, tattoos, beards and guns. It’s Fatcat looking in the mirror. Same as the left wing culture we saw all year, although it's more diverse. Ohhh nice Alt-Right defence, reverse the Left's viewpoint, how very Trump of you. Sorry w...
by Salient
Wed Jan 13, 2021 5:26 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Queensland fvcked...
Replies: 142
Views: 2984

Re: Queensland fvcked...

Bindi wrote: Tue Jan 12, 2021 8:43 am Everyone still wearing masks today. Most people outside are, even though it is no longer a requirement. The lockdown definitely had the desired effect.
Aren't people meant to wear masks out in public till the 24th, give or take a day?
by Salient
Mon Jan 11, 2021 9:23 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: POTUS-DONALD TRUMP-and U.S. Politics catch-all
Replies: 128287
Views: 5511947

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

I think it's mostly about being vindictive plus Pelosi scenting a real chance of victory in a personal battle she thought she'd lost. I find it a little bizarre that they think anything good will come from impeaching him. You think holding him accountable for the attempted coup is spiteful?Seriosul...
by Salient
Mon Jan 11, 2021 9:06 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Australian Politics Thread
Replies: 25827
Views: 958129

Re: The Australian Politics Thread

Josh Frydenberg delivered a press conference today. When asked whether the govt would consider extending Job Keeper and Job Seeker he laid the blame for any economic pain that individuals or businesses may be experiencing on the states border closures. He tearfully bemoaned Twitter's banning of Don...
by Salient
Sun Jan 10, 2021 10:28 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Queensland fvcked...
Replies: 142
Views: 2984

Re: Queensland fvcked...

0 new cases in QLD overnight. It would be extraordinary if there are no other cases sooner or later. Either that or extremely lucky. Here's hoping. The economic damage of these lockdowns is immense. We had booked a couple of nights at the Emporium in South Bank, and would have spent close to a coup...
by Salient
Sun Jan 10, 2021 10:17 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: What is next for the GOP?
Replies: 176
Views: 4783

Re: What is next for the GOP?

History is going to be mental in terms of how harshly it judges the last four years. In 30 years time, no one will admit to having supported Trump - it will be like 70 million people just vanished. Lots of people changing their tune in hindsight. Our grand kids are going to be confused as to how he...
by Salient
Sun Jan 10, 2021 10:09 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: POTUS-DONALD TRUMP-and U.S. Politics catch-all
Replies: 128287
Views: 5511947

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

10 days to go Mick until you depart PR. Any plans between now and then? I am not leaving unless I so decide. Unless some sniveling mod nukes me. If I do decide to leave, I will announce it. No announcement, it was a mod And like Trump doesn't put his money where his mouth is. The only false news ov...
by Salient
Sat Jan 09, 2021 9:18 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: POTUS-DONALD TRUMP-and U.S. Politics catch-all
Replies: 128287
Views: 5511947

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

No one is forced to use Twitter but plenty are forced not to use it. Great isn't it. It would be better if Twitter had clearly defined rules, clearly defined reasons for banning/suspending people, and applied their rules fairly to all. I appreciate not all people are that bothered by free speech an...