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by Gazzamonster
Thu Jun 11, 2020 5:15 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Why is JK Rowling suddenly evil?
Replies: 631
Views: 15454

Re: Why is JK Rowling suddenly evil?

In years to come, we will look back at this scandal, at the ruined bodies, the confused crime statistics, the weakening of safeguarding and the rollback of women’s rights and wonder how it was left to go on for so long. From Graham Linehans article. Let's hope he's wrong, eh? He's certainly not bei...
by Gazzamonster
Thu Jun 11, 2020 4:57 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Why is JK Rowling suddenly evil?
Replies: 631
Views: 15454

Re: Why is JK Rowling suddenly evil?

Had a big ol' discussion with my wife this morning about this subject. She is very active in women's rights - and the interesting thing is the rights the Trans community want would genuinely impact on the rights of women. And that isn't cool. Women have been 2nd class citizens for too long and this...
by Gazzamonster
Thu Jun 11, 2020 4:51 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Why is JK Rowling suddenly evil?
Replies: 631
Views: 15454

Re: Why is JK Rowling suddenly evil?

Had a big ol' discussion with my wife this morning about this subject. She is very active in women's rights - and the interesting thing is the rights the Trans community want would genuinely impact on the rights of women. And that isn't cool. Women have been 2nd class citizens for too long and this ...
by Gazzamonster
Tue May 26, 2020 12:08 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: POTUS-DONALD TRUMP-and U.S. Politics catch-all
Replies: 110008
Views: 4908855

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

Hypocrisy is the charge that has you all riled up? Joe Biden:- Believe all women Also Joe :- Tara Reade is lying. So your best defense for Trump is that someone else might also be hypocritical. Not really much of a defense. Merry calls your lot hypocrites. You guys bring up Trump doing the same. In...
by Gazzamonster
Tue May 26, 2020 10:05 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: POTUS-DONALD TRUMP-and U.S. Politics catch-all
Replies: 110008
Views: 4908855

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

Hypocrisy is the charge that has you all riled up? Joe Biden:- Believe all women Also Joe :- Tara Reade is lying. Because yeah.....it is as black and white as that. If Reade is found to be telling the truth then Biden must answer those accusations and be punished if found guilty. But judging on the...
by Gazzamonster
Tue May 26, 2020 9:42 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: POTUS-DONALD TRUMP-and U.S. Politics catch-all
Replies: 110008
Views: 4908855

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

His first round in 3 months I believe But prior to that 3 months was the MOST critical time for the preparation of dealing with a Pandemic. And during that critical period how did he spend his time? February 10-March 2, 2020: President Trump hosts five rallies across the United States, each attract...
by Gazzamonster
Fri May 22, 2020 11:52 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Film Hidden Gems/Duds
Replies: 111
Views: 4179

Re: Film Hidden Gems/Duds

I have been watching some 90's Gen x/Gen Y movies - mainly for the soundtracks.

But some of them were pretty good.

Go
Human Traffic
High Fidelity
Grosse Point Blank
Mystery Men
Never Been Kissed - actually a lot funnier than I remember
Blade
The Wedding Singer
by Gazzamonster
Fri May 22, 2020 11:41 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Layne Staley
Replies: 50
Views: 1434

Re: Layne Staley

Layne, Chris Cornell or Scott Weiland?

Tbf - all 3 of them were phenomenal voices.
by Gazzamonster
Mon May 18, 2020 4:59 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The accidental dark side of the good guy?
Replies: 47
Views: 2502

Re: The accidental dark side of the good guy?

I always thought Jim from The Office (US) was a bit of douche, even though he's supposed to be kewl as far as I can tell. I think he's clearly a nice guy, he early on shows loyalty to Michael and tries to be a friend to him when other freeze him out. His antagonism to Dwight is fairly justified ear...
by Gazzamonster
Mon May 18, 2020 10:37 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: TV Shows you wish were still on
Replies: 46
Views: 1979

Re: TV Shows you wish were still on

If....IF....they could keep thing to the high standard of their best seasons

The Office (both UK and US)
Firefly
Battlestar Galatica
Buffy the Vampire Slayer (not even going to apologise for this one)
Parks and Recreation
Sherlock
Luther
by Gazzamonster
Mon May 18, 2020 10:27 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The accidental dark side of the good guy?
Replies: 47
Views: 2502

Re: The accidental dark side of the good guy?

I always thought Jim from The Office (US) was a bit of douche, even though he's supposed to be kewl as far as I can tell. I think he's clearly a nice guy, he early on shows loyalty to Michael and tries to be a friend to him when other freeze him out. His antagonism to Dwight is fairly justified ear...
by Gazzamonster
Mon May 18, 2020 10:18 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: 59th U.S. Presidential Election-November 3rd, 2020
Replies: 260
Views: 10948

Re: 59th U.S. Presidential Election-November 3rd, 2020

The Dems will lose....again. They don't know how to combat trump - plus trumps base is so loyal they'll forgive him on absolutely every issue that comes up against him. If they still support him after the last 3 and a half years they will never turn away from him. We are witnessing one of the larges...
by Gazzamonster
Mon May 04, 2020 4:12 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Peak U2?
Replies: 173
Views: 4940

Re: Peak U2?

So what is the quintessential album?

One of Joshua Tree or Achtung Baby??
by Gazzamonster
Sat Apr 11, 2020 3:15 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: "Anti-vaxxers are worthless hypocrites" - Scientists #456339
Replies: 2748
Views: 122857

Re: "Anti-vaxxers are worthless hypocrites" - Scientists #45

Loons have really latched on to Bill Gates. Particularly lately, type his name into twitter and the loonier of the maga yanks are a sight to behold. Small brains typically misinterpreting a statement that he made on a TED like talk about vaccines potential helping in the reduction of population. Th...
by Gazzamonster
Mon Mar 23, 2020 2:46 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Which RWCs have an asterisk?
Replies: 57
Views: 1927

Re: Which RWCs have an asterisk?

MrDominator wrote:1987 should clearly have an asterisk.

A basically professional NZ outfit, slipping their players cash on the side, up against genuinely amateur teams from everywhere else.

Makes the Saracens scandal look micky mouse in comparison.
Yeah nah.
by Gazzamonster
Mon Mar 23, 2020 2:24 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Which RWCs have an asterisk?
Replies: 57
Views: 1927

Re: Which RWCs have an asterisk?

1987 - No asterisk - All the sides capable of representing their Nation were present 1991 - No asterisk - although the Campese incident was controversial. The best team of the tournament won and all the sides capable of representing their Nation were present 1995 - asterisk - BUT - the very fact tha...
by Gazzamonster
Thu Mar 19, 2020 4:46 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: How safe is your industry during this Crisis
Replies: 210
Views: 6628

Re: How safe is your industry during this Crisis

Oil & Gas......holding pattern but not looking great.
by Gazzamonster
Fri Mar 13, 2020 6:47 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: 59th U.S. Presidential Election-November 3rd, 2020
Replies: 260
Views: 10948

Re: 59th U.S. Presidential Election-November 3rd, 2020

The funny thing about trump getting a second term will be the fact that his policy's from this term will have started to bite - while he is in power - and that is when the tax cuts etc will start affecting the economy. I think he would have loved to have ridden the Obama wave of prosperity in his on...
by Gazzamonster
Fri Mar 13, 2020 2:16 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Australia vs New Zealand - Tests / Chappell Hadlee ODIs
Replies: 1349
Views: 30060

Re: Australia vs New Zealand - Tests / Chappell Hadlee ODIs

Feck.....they are just so hard to beat in their backyard. The pitch was a tough one - definitely a good toss to win - but their bowlers were bang on for the whole innings. Gave nothing away, bowled to a plan - BC's couldn't get them to the fence. Judging by the way things are going - that will be th...
by Gazzamonster
Wed Mar 11, 2020 10:30 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL 2020 Democratic presidential nominee thread
Replies: 5749
Views: 210366

Re: OFFICIAL 2020 Democratic presidential nominee thread

Wow....the Dem's go all out to lose ANOTHER election.

Biden was only popular because he was associated with Obama.

The only horse in the Dem's stable that could get close to trump is Sanders. The Democratic party is weird.
by Gazzamonster
Thu Mar 05, 2020 12:25 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: T20/ODI Cricket Proteas vs Australia
Replies: 193
Views: 4093

Re: T20/ODI Cricket Proteas vs Australia

India v Aussie seems about right. Definitely the 2 best sides.

England will be gutted - they got the 'easy' side of the draw and were scuppered by rain.
by Gazzamonster
Fri Feb 28, 2020 4:03 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The best new and returning TV series of 2020?
Replies: 8278
Views: 613281

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

Thought I'd check out the Righteous Gemstones.

Pretty good fun actually. Sleazy Danny McBride is good Danny McBride.
by Gazzamonster
Mon Feb 24, 2020 10:21 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Black Caps vs India: T20/ODI/Test Series Thread
Replies: 1039
Views: 14922

Re: Black Caps vs India: T20/ODI/Test Series Thread

Can't/Won't drop Southee or Boult....they are locked in. They won't go without a spinner - we're not the West indies of the 80's. Patel or Santner will be in. CDG is too good in the middle order and can tie down an end with his medium pacers. He'll stay. KJ had a great debut. He bowled well in the f...
by Gazzamonster
Fri Feb 21, 2020 12:55 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Black Caps vs India: T20/ODI/Test Series Thread
Replies: 1039
Views: 14922

Re: Black Caps vs India: T20/ODI/Test Series Thread

Oh you lanky dancer!!!

Kohli will punch himself in the face when he sees how far away from his body he was with that shot.

The lad is having a dream opening spell.
by Gazzamonster
Thu Feb 13, 2020 3:24 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The OFFICIAL filum thread 2.0.Accept no substitues.
Replies: 9399
Views: 607839

Re: The OFFICIAL filum thread 2.0.Accept no substitues.

Uncle Fester wrote:
Pat the Ex Mat wrote:Watched Jumanji 2 with my Nephew and Niece.

Quite fun actually
Karen Gillan eh? :D
She is ridiculously hot in those movies - and genuinely funny.
by Gazzamonster
Tue Feb 11, 2020 12:14 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Black Caps vs India: T20/ODI/Test Series Thread
Replies: 1039
Views: 14922

Re: Black Caps vs India: T20/ODI/Test Series Thread

CDG just keeps coming up with innings when we need them. Great bowling from Bennett - excellent opening from Guppy and Nicholls and then CDG comes in and decides to win it for us. Been a great 3 games - very much needed by the BC's......another series loss would have been a serious issue. Interesti...
by Gazzamonster
Tue Feb 11, 2020 10:37 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Black Caps vs India: T20/ODI/Test Series Thread
Replies: 1039
Views: 14922

Re: Black Caps vs India: T20/ODI/Test Series Thread

CDG just keeps coming up with innings when we need them.

Great bowling from Bennett - excellent opening from Guppy and Nicholls and then CDG comes in and decides to win it for us.

Been a great 3 games - very much needed by the BC's......another series loss would have been a serious issue.
by Gazzamonster
Sat Feb 08, 2020 6:26 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: 6N R2 - Scotland v England for the Calcutta Cup
Replies: 772
Views: 14438

Re: 6N R2 - Scotland v England for the Calcutta Cup

Is Hogg all hype? He seems to make a remarkable amount of errors in between the moments of class.
by Gazzamonster
Sat Feb 08, 2020 6:13 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: 6N R2 - Scotland v England for the Calcutta Cup
Replies: 772
Views: 14438

Re: 6N R2 - Scotland v England for the Calcutta Cup

Scotland....the most frustrating rugby team to watch.
by Gazzamonster
Sat Feb 08, 2020 6:08 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: 6N R2 - Scotland v England for the Calcutta Cup
Replies: 772
Views: 14438

Re: 6N R2 - Scotland v England for the Calcutta Cup

This is going to be one of 'those' Scottish performances isn't it.
by Gazzamonster
Fri Feb 07, 2020 5:29 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: any Hybrid / EV car owners in the UK here ?
Replies: 56
Views: 1806

Re: any Hybrid / EV car owners in the UK here ?

We have a Toyota Hybrid - but we use for my commute (around 9 miles each way) and also the longer travel as well. I can see how it would save you money per trip - but if you are going to just use for the commute then I don't really think it would be a massive cost saving exercise - although you can ...
by Gazzamonster
Thu Feb 06, 2020 5:49 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: POTUS-DONALD TRUMP-and U.S. Politics catch-all
Replies: 110008
Views: 4908855

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

Hard to believe that trump is going to go into the record books as a 2 term serving president. He actually has to win in November and live until 2025 first for those to be true. I am still totally in the dark why witnesses weren't allowed to testify in the Senate? Because they held a vote and voted...
by Gazzamonster
Thu Feb 06, 2020 5:12 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: POTUS-DONALD TRUMP-and U.S. Politics catch-all
Replies: 110008
Views: 4908855

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

Hard to believe that trump is going to go into the record books as a 2 term serving president. He actually has to win in November and live until 2025 first for those to be true. I am still totally in the dark why witnesses weren't allowed to testify in the Senate? Because they held a vote and voted...
by Gazzamonster
Thu Feb 06, 2020 4:53 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: POTUS-DONALD TRUMP-and U.S. Politics catch-all
Replies: 110008
Views: 4908855

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

No one is beating trump now.....not unless the Democrats can come up with an Obama V2.0. Not entirely sure how the Dems have messed this up so badly. What the US have at the moment is what the US wants - overtly patriotic, slippery, unashamedly ignorant, faux religious and brash. trump is everything...
by Gazzamonster
Wed Feb 05, 2020 1:39 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Black Caps vs India: T20/ODI/Test Series Thread
Replies: 1039
Views: 14922

Re: Black Caps vs India: T20/ODI/Test Series Thread

Lovely stuff.

What a great run chase. Nice to finally get a W.
by Gazzamonster
Tue Feb 04, 2020 12:48 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: T20/ODI Cricket Proteas vs England
Replies: 161
Views: 3642

Re: ODI Cricket Proteas vs England

And now Bairstow decides to go.

Maybe I should change my statement to - Remember when England were fantastic at pyjama cricket in 2019.....remember that.....oh man....those were fun times
by Gazzamonster
Tue Feb 04, 2020 12:41 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: T20/ODI Cricket Proteas vs England
Replies: 161
Views: 3642

Re: ODI Cricket Proteas vs England

handyman wrote:
Gazzamonster wrote:Remember when England were rubbish at pyjama cricket.....remember that.....oh man....those were fun times.
Although they're up against a poor SA side.
They are.....but the England short game revival has been rather spectacular....oh ho - The Royster holds out
by Gazzamonster
Tue Feb 04, 2020 12:39 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: T20/ODI Cricket Proteas vs England
Replies: 161
Views: 3642

Re: ODI Cricket Proteas vs England

Remember when England were rubbish at pyjama cricket.....remember that.....oh man....those were fun times.
by Gazzamonster
Tue Feb 04, 2020 10:31 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: POTUS-DONALD TRUMP-and U.S. Politics catch-all
Replies: 110008
Views: 4908855

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

Diddums, poor lamb. Must suck to be swept aside by events. Never mind, moral arc of history bending towards justice and all that crap. Sure it will turn out all right for you. Someone will jump in an x-fighter and blow up the death star. And this is the most honest thing you've said. And it does, a...
by Gazzamonster
Mon Feb 03, 2020 5:09 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: POTUS-DONALD TRUMP-and U.S. Politics catch-all
Replies: 110008
Views: 4908855

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

Diddums, poor lamb. Must suck to be swept aside by events. Never mind, moral arc of history bending towards justice and all that crap. Sure it will turn out all right for you. Someone will jump in an x-fighter and blow up the death star. And this is the most honest thing you've said. And it does, a...