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by Salient
Thu Apr 08, 2021 1:55 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Australian Politics Thread
Replies: 27039
Views: 1041325

Re: The Australian Politics Thread

Would that 2.5m be part of the 3.1 million ScoMo is claiming the Euros haven't delivered, or are we talking a completely new batch? Separate batch, and from CSL. Oh and are the States still stockpiling as ScoMo previously claimed? There is not much Pfizer stock to pile. The data for the last week o...
by Salient
Thu Apr 08, 2021 1:50 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Australian Politics Thread
Replies: 27039
Views: 1041325

Re: The Australian Politics Thread

Really? Why then is our vaccination rates a complete shambles? Are they holding the vaccine on the docks or something. When you say 'our vaccination rates' do you mean NZ or Australia's? If the latter, they are holding 2.5 M of the CSL vaccine in Melbourne cold storage pending further AZ UK testing...
by Salient
Wed Apr 07, 2021 10:51 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Australian Politics Thread
Replies: 27039
Views: 1041325

Re: The Australian Politics Thread

Really? Why then is our vaccination rates a complete shambles? Are they holding the vaccine on the docks or something. When you say 'our vaccination rates' do you mean NZ or Australia's? If the latter, they are holding 2.5 M of the CSL vaccine in Melbourne cold storage pending further AZ UK testing...
by Salient
Tue Apr 06, 2021 9:01 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Australian Politics Thread
Replies: 27039
Views: 1041325

Re: The Australian Politics Thread

What a disgrace. The govt's delivery on their vaccine promises have been abject failure.Greg Hunt has proven himself another talking sock puppet, full of BS promises. Australia's vaccine performance. is piss poor when compared to other developed countries... if not the worst. Aussie politicians tal...
by Salient
Sun Apr 04, 2021 6:19 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Hurricanes vs Crusaders: MATCH THREAD: Sun 11th April
Replies: 327
Views: 4702

Re: Hurricanes vs Crusaders: MATCH THREAD: Sun 11th April

So much for bored etiquette. Indeed. A breach of rules. Im assuming the moral high ground and saying the Canes win by default (its our only hope) Wasn't quite going that far but I'm with you bro :D Very poor form by AC. :thumbdown: I might have to ignore this game in protest. Joining the swelling p...
by Salient
Fri Apr 02, 2021 9:42 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Super Lazy Blooze v Horricanes Fred
Replies: 125
Views: 1459

Re: Super Lazy Blooze v Horricanes Fred

Enzedder wrote: Thu Apr 01, 2021 9:06 pm Blues are beatable and the Canes have the runners to breach their line repeatedly.

Go for it - he says with one eye on the points table
And we welcome all support, even from Tribe supporters. Have a horrible feeling the Blues might just get it right :(
by Salient
Fri Apr 02, 2021 9:36 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The 'State of Australian rugby' thread
Replies: 137
Views: 2591

Re: The 'State of Australian rugby' thread

What Towny said - won’t copy and paste but he’s right. The two points I’d add: - critical point 1 - which is at crossroads in my mind - is the Wallabies themselves. True increases in public support / interest and participation is driven in part by national success. They have not been good enough ho...
by Salient
Fri Apr 02, 2021 9:25 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Is there a Super Rugby AU game on tonight?
Replies: 24
Views: 409

Re: Is there a Super Rugby AU game on tonight?

Ali's Choice wrote: Fri Apr 02, 2021 2:43 am Waratahs vs Brumbies? Should be a good, close game.
Actually decent call there AC, and for the record feel slightly sorry for the Tahs on that result, so close, yet so far.
by Salient
Fri Apr 02, 2021 9:24 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Speccie slams quisling Kiwis
Replies: 85
Views: 2876

Re: The Speccie slams quisling Kiwis

I have found that relying on the Poms or the Yanks is fraught with danger. Oz is starting to look the same but hopefully they will get rid of their idiot soon. With the Chinese we know we're getting into the bed with the devil and we have to plan accordingly. They are our biggest trading partner an...
by Salient
Fri Apr 02, 2021 9:17 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Crusaders vs Highlanders: MATCH THREAD: Fri 2nd April
Replies: 216
Views: 4116

Re: Crusaders vs Highlanders: MATCH THREAD: Fri 2nd April

I just finished watching it - shocked to say the least!!! Very happy for my Highlanders! I truly thought the clan would do well to keep the Crusaders under 50. They unearthed some depth that I didn't think they had - some of the players who were benched this week may find it very tough to work thei...
by Salient
Fri Apr 02, 2021 9:12 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Sam Cane out for 4-6 months
Replies: 41
Views: 1538

Re: Sam Cane out for 4-6 months

It will always be a "what if" for me, what if Cane had started in the semifinal against England. Would he have stopped that early English forward momentum in its tracks like he did against Ireland? I don’t think you were stopping England that day with peak McAwe at openside. Madness not to start Ca...
by Salient
Fri Apr 02, 2021 9:10 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The tastiest meat poll
Replies: 92
Views: 2447

Re: The tastiest meat poll

This is very tricky. Depends on how each meat is cooked, which part used. On balance got to be pork I reckon. Bacon, pork belly, slow roasted shoulder, gammon, sausages, salamis, hams, pates, its the most versatile. Got my vote, though went with roasting a lamb leg for Easter Sunday lunch :nod:
by Salient
Fri Apr 02, 2021 9:06 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Australian Politics Thread
Replies: 27039
Views: 1041325

Re: The Australian Politics Thread

The Morrison Government will consider a radical measure to prevent online bullying and trolling, but experts say the proposal would involve serious risks for social media users. The government is considering forcing users of social media platforms like Twitter, Facebook and Instagram — as well as o...
by Salient
Thu Apr 01, 2021 3:06 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Queensland fvcked...
Replies: 243
Views: 8039

Re: Queensland fvcked...

Twitter suggesting that there are three confirmed new cases on the Gold Coast. I predict the initial 3 day lockdown will be extended until Tuesday next week, and the Gold Coast will be included in this extension at the very least - if not further areas. They will not want people travelling en masse...
by Salient
Thu Apr 01, 2021 3:03 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Australian Politics Thread
Replies: 27039
Views: 1041325

Re: The Australian Politics Thread

My wife, who is currently down in NSW has to go into lockdown due to having visited Brisbane during the period that is apparently of concern. Lock down south of the border apparently means you can go do shopping for food, attend medical appointments, oh and go to work. Exactly how dumb are the pric...
by Salient
Wed Mar 31, 2021 1:15 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Vaccine Passports - A Poll
Replies: 663
Views: 12163

Re: Vaccine Passports - A Poll

Flametop wrote: Fri Mar 26, 2021 5:41 pm Should society not have personal freedom?
As protected by laws and regulations ... catch 22 there Buddy, you can't win this argument, let it go :nod:
by Salient
Wed Mar 31, 2021 1:11 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Queensland fvcked...
Replies: 243
Views: 8039

Re: Queensland fvcked...

Twitter suggesting that there are three confirmed new cases on the Gold Coast. I predict the initial 3 day lockdown will be extended until Tuesday next week, and the Gold Coast will be included in this extension at the very least - if not further areas. They will not want people travelling en masse...
by Salient
Wed Mar 31, 2021 1:04 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Australian Politics Thread
Replies: 27039
Views: 1041325

Re: The Australian Politics Thread

My wife, who is currently down in NSW has to go into lockdown due to having visited Brisbane during the period that is apparently of concern. Lock down south of the border apparently means you can go do shopping for food, attend medical appointments, oh and go to work. Exactly how dumb are the pric...
by Salient
Mon Mar 29, 2021 9:26 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The best new and returning TV series of 2021?
Replies: 8511
Views: 686504

Re: The best new and returning TV series of 2021?

Lovecraft Country - "Lovecraft Country follows Atticus Freeman as he joins up with his friend Letitia and his Uncle George to embark on a road trip across 1950s Jim Crow America in search of his missing father." ... uhmm nope, that's the first story arc in interconnected supernatural tales. Only pr...
by Salient
Mon Mar 29, 2021 9:16 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Queensland fvcked...
Replies: 243
Views: 8039

Re: Queensland fvcked...

Slim 293 wrote: Sun Mar 28, 2021 11:35 pm 3 day lockdown coming up...
That escalated quickly, left for work no problems, arrived at work "hey we're in lock down for the next three days" .... bugger took Wednesday as an annual leave day as well :shock:
by Salient
Mon Mar 29, 2021 9:13 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Australian Politics Thread
Replies: 27039
Views: 1041325

Re: The Australian Politics Thread

My wife, who is currently down in NSW has to go into lockdown due to having visited Brisbane during the period that is apparently of concern. Lock down south of the border apparently means you can go do shopping for food, attend medical appointments, oh and go to work. Exactly how dumb are the prick...
by Salient
Mon Mar 29, 2021 9:08 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Derek Chauvin trial
Replies: 331
Views: 11097

Re: The Derek Chauvin trial

I don't know how on earth anyone watches that and thinks the police acted reasonably. It was clearly a difficult situation, and Floyd was obviously high, but they continued to kneel on him when he was unresponsive. They also made no effort to de-escalate the situation or calm him down. Which i assu...
by Salient
Sun Mar 28, 2021 11:00 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Have you tested positive for COVID-19?
Replies: 49
Views: 1897

Re: Have you tested positive for COVID-19?

ElementFreak wrote: Sat Mar 27, 2021 10:02 pm 4 tests so far with no positive. Been knocked for 6 a couple of times with the cold that is going through Melbourne hence the tests, but luckily nothing yet.
Slight cold, Doctor "you need to be tested for covid".
by Salient
Sun Mar 28, 2021 10:55 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Not sure where to post this
Replies: 4
Views: 757

Re: Not sure where to post this

Yeap your sort of place Mick On my way to Hunter Valley to take up the fight for coal jobs. The best coal in the world comes from the Hunter and the world would be a better place if we mined more of it. You need to get off twitter the place is increasingly filled with nutters, and guess what the cod...
by Salient
Sun Mar 28, 2021 10:52 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Queensland fvcked...
Replies: 243
Views: 8039

Re: Queensland fvcked...

Farva wrote: Sun Mar 28, 2021 10:52 am Bloody hell Qld. I was booked to fly up there two weeks ago for a meeting. It was a couple of days after that doctor got sick so I postponed it... to this week :x
Well we don't want your Southern diseases North of the Border :nod:
by Salient
Sun Mar 28, 2021 10:50 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Australian Politics Thread
Replies: 27039
Views: 1041325

Re: The Australian Politics Thread

Absolutely not how the interview went. Your post highlights your political bias. They repeatedly made mention that "both sides" have problems and they repeatedly praised how respectful and supportive Liberal men have been to them. You're full of shit, as usual. You are a teacher unionist dick You t...
by Salient
Sun Mar 28, 2021 10:19 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Culture Wars Mega Thread
Replies: 2661
Views: 141268

Re: The Culture Wars Mega Thread

CM11 wrote: Sun Mar 28, 2021 7:29 pm
Sandstorm wrote: Sun Mar 28, 2021 7:26 pm Sky Movies synopsis:

Aliens: Special Edition (1986)
“This film has outdated attitudes, language and cultural depictions that may cause offence today”

WTF?
Apparently it's because the Latino character wasn't played by a Latino. :roll:
Sure blame the Jews ....
by Salient
Sun Mar 28, 2021 10:10 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Riots for this victim? Now removed
Replies: 158
Views: 5062

Re: Riots for this victim? Now removed

Mick, why did you pose the question? Were the police somehow involved in this guy's death, the nadir of years of police abuse of Pakistani immigrants? Or was just one of the many scummy murders that happened in the US that day? Yeah...I know, I'm asking questions, which you don't like to answer. I ...
by Salient
Sun Mar 28, 2021 2:49 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Farce v Brumbies
Replies: 52
Views: 805

Re: Farce v Brumbies

Zakar wrote: Fri Mar 26, 2021 9:58 am
Salient wrote: Fri Mar 26, 2021 9:47 am
Zakar wrote: Fri Mar 26, 2021 9:40 am All 4 panel members picking the Brumbies. DONT THEY KNOW ABOUT THE MOCKERS!
Don't start going the full AC, Brumbies should do this at a canter :nod:
Not with both the lineout and scrum going to shit.v
And the result was ... oh right comfortable win to the good guys :nod:
by Salient
Fri Mar 26, 2021 9:53 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Australian Politics Thread
Replies: 27039
Views: 1041325

Re: The Australian Politics Thread

Let's be honest, it's not really surprising that LNP members seem to be really good at being dodgy cunce... It's literally their MO Totally. Their reason for existing is to screw over the majority to enrichen a few. That's why they become conservative members of politics. To enrichen wealthy busine...
by Salient
Fri Mar 26, 2021 9:49 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Queensland fvcked...
Replies: 243
Views: 8039

Re: Queensland fvcked...

One new locally acquired case in QLD, the partner of the cleaner whose positive infection resulted in a Brisbane-wide lockdown. I would assume/hope that person had been self-isolating anyway? Nope, had yet another covid test this arvo due to having visited a shopping centre the individual had been ...
by Salient
Fri Mar 26, 2021 9:47 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Farce v Brumbies
Replies: 52
Views: 805

Re: Farce v Brumbies

Zakar wrote: Fri Mar 26, 2021 9:40 am All 4 panel members picking the Brumbies. DONT THEY KNOW ABOUT THE MOCKERS!
Don't start going the full AC, Brumbies should do this at a canter :nod:
by Salient
Fri Mar 26, 2021 9:45 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Blackcaps vs Bangladesh
Replies: 33
Views: 587

Re: Blackcaps vs Bangladesh

jambanja wrote: Fri Mar 26, 2021 2:12 am Well done Devon Conway on his maiden ODI hundred, may there be many more to follow
Very strange couple of years, the BCs seem able to pull international players out of the air, very Aussie :thumbup:
by Salient
Fri Mar 26, 2021 9:41 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Schoolboys forced to apologise to girls
Replies: 220
Views: 7825

Re: Schoolboys forced to apologise to girls

No comment on this at all? Too touchy a subject? People waiting to see what the group think leadership feel about this before venturing forth an opinion? I don’t necessarily see a problem with this. It all depends on what the boys had to say. Lots of times we see people apologising, not because of ...
by Salient
Fri Mar 26, 2021 12:09 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: AFL 2021
Replies: 23
Views: 365

Re: AFL 2021

Dogs won... Pies lost :thumbup: :thumbup: The AFL need to do something about the business end of the AFLW not coinciding and being overshadowed by the start of the men’s season. Cancelling the AFLW may be a good start. Its sort of had its high point. Question is can it remain professional in a satu...
by Salient
Fri Mar 26, 2021 12:04 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Blackcaps vs Bangladesh
Replies: 33
Views: 587

Re: Blackcaps vs Bangladesh

Game 3 underway, Kiwis at 59/3, Latham and Conway again the go to players :uhoh:
by Salient
Fri Mar 26, 2021 12:02 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: NSW Flooding
Replies: 84
Views: 2761

Re: NSW Flooding

The picture above, and now this image of an angry, desperate, floating mass of roiling spiders moving with intent towards a highly unstable flotation transportation device I'm on... I'm sleeping with a flamethrower beside me. I hate all of you for subjecting me to this nightmare fuel. It's much wor...
by Salient
Thu Mar 25, 2021 12:36 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Two PI teams is Super Rugby?
Replies: 29
Views: 979

Re: Two PI teams is Super Rugby?

Anonymous 1 wrote: Thu Mar 25, 2021 3:34 am
mojo wrote: Thu Mar 25, 2021 2:08 am Would love to see this happen but I wouldn't think the $1.6M from WR will go very far. Hope they can get put together more funding from other sources.
As long as it's not from the NH good luck with the funding
Oh come on Super rugby expansion worked in the past ....
by Salient
Wed Mar 24, 2021 11:19 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: NRL 2021 Thread
Replies: 26
Views: 1054

Re: NRL 2021 Thread

iarmhiman wrote: Wed Mar 24, 2021 10:35 am How are the Cowboys looking this year?
To be honest they have been made to go the full cowgirl by everyone they have played so far this season ;)
by Salient
Wed Mar 24, 2021 11:11 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: NSW Flooding
Replies: 84
Views: 2761

Re: NSW Flooding

Got into an argument on Twitter with some right wing Sky News spaz about 1 in 100 year floods. She says there's a cycle that happens every 100 years and that this is mirroring the big flood in 1921 in the Hastings River (her grandad told her about it) and that climate change isn't a factor. I point...