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by massive_field_goal
Thu Oct 01, 2020 2:43 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Any dropped ball is a knock on?
Replies: 31
Views: 934

Re: Any dropped ball is a knock on?

I'd be more worried about the forward passes in union than the knock ons.
by massive_field_goal
Mon Sep 28, 2020 1:55 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Orchestra conductors
Replies: 18
Views: 536

Re: Orchestra conductors

I mean what is the dude doing here when he cant even see the soloist? obviously a special setup for led zeplin, and in this case the cellist is simply playing in time with the orchestra, no need for visual communication. it is true that musicians mostly read their score, but we also know when to lo...
by massive_field_goal
Mon Sep 28, 2020 1:44 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Orchestra conductors
Replies: 18
Views: 536

Re: Orchestra conductors

The conductor is basically responsible for the interpretation of the score and coordinating this interpretation amongst the musicians. Scores are very much open to interpretation, and if each musician were to bring there own personal interpretation simultaneously then the result would be a cacaphony...
by massive_field_goal
Thu Sep 24, 2020 2:13 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Dean Jones RIP
Replies: 57
Views: 1784

Re: Dean Jones RIP

My favourite player. Will miss you Deano :(

The least likely, you would think, to go amongst many Australian cricketers from the era. I'm looking at you Boon.
by massive_field_goal
Sat Aug 29, 2020 5:05 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Is the fullback at fault here? (League)
Replies: 18
Views: 705

Re: Is the fullback at fault here? (League)

It's a bloody hard situation to defend, so maybe there wasn't a good option for the defender, and it's harder that he's got to cover across taking away being more squared up, but the one thing I'd say you want to avoid in that situation is exposing a weak inside shoulder, make the carrier break on ...
by massive_field_goal
Sat Aug 22, 2020 2:32 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Songs made better by the Capo
Replies: 20
Views: 956

Re: Songs made better by the Capo

Here Comes the Sun
by massive_field_goal
Mon Aug 10, 2020 1:12 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Melbourne. Fvcked.
Replies: 2504
Views: 49823

Re: Melbourne. Fvcked.

There won't be a stock market collapse, simply because people have nowhere else to put their money. There will be some sort of collapse in real estate but agakn people won't be rushing to cash in because there aren't other alternative investment options. What about gold? What about other stocks, li...
by massive_field_goal
Mon Aug 10, 2020 11:57 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Melbourne. Fvcked.
Replies: 2504
Views: 49823

Re: Melbourne. Fvcked.

The rot stopped in March with the Fed promising to buy junk debt, debt of the so called "fallen angels" (companies that were viable pre-pandemic) and controversially ETFs via a third-party (to circumvent an Act preventing them doing so directly). Companies could borrow money for practically nothing ...
by massive_field_goal
Fri Jul 31, 2020 2:46 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The 2020 market meltdown
Replies: 1192
Views: 53226

Re: The 2020 market meltdown

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might have to retitle thread from market meltdown to economic meltdown. :roll:
by massive_field_goal
Wed Jul 22, 2020 3:23 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Three Gorges Dam
Replies: 51
Views: 1835

Re: Three Gorges Dam

Wuhan not having the best year so far
by massive_field_goal
Fri Jul 17, 2020 5:01 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Entertaining Pics Thread (definitely with NSFW content)
Replies: 58409
Views: 6969179

Re: The Entertaining Pics Thread (definitely with NSFW conte

Nieghorn wrote:Looks great, but drunk / hungover / feeling unwell and that floor would, erm, floor you!

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i wouldn't go for that, but appreciate the phenomenal amount of work that has gone into it
by massive_field_goal
Thu Jul 09, 2020 12:59 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Australia eager to harvest Hong Kong's human capital
Replies: 57
Views: 1432

Re: Australia eager to harvest Hong Kong's human capital

I truly hope none of the dumb fxcks on this thread will ever have to face the undignified situation of being a refugee. Based on the crap some of you have uttered in this thread you don’t deserve to enjoy the privileges you’re born with. Over and out. while I understand the plight of the Honk Kong ...
by massive_field_goal
Wed Jul 08, 2020 1:34 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Australia eager to harvest Hong Kong's human capital
Replies: 57
Views: 1432

Re: Australia eager to harvest Hong Kong's human capital

there is absolutely no valid humanitarium basis for this - zero. otherwise you would have to say that all Chinese citizens are eligible. selling visas and citizenship to the highest bidders is an insult to the cultural identity of a country. but no surprise for australia. Is that supposed to be a c...
by massive_field_goal
Wed Jul 08, 2020 7:39 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Australia eager to harvest Hong Kong's human capital
Replies: 57
Views: 1432

Re: Australia eager to harvest Hong Kong's human capital

there is absolutely no valid humanitarium basis for this - zero. otherwise you would have to say that all Chinese citizens are eligible.

selling visas and citizenship to the highest bidders is an insult to the cultural identity of a country. but no surprise for australia.
by massive_field_goal
Tue Jul 07, 2020 6:02 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Sports with > 2 teams playing each other at the same time
Replies: 24
Views: 897

Re: Sports with > 2 teams playing each other at the same tim

Do you mean specifically invasion games? http://tgfu.wikifoundry.com/page/Invasion+Games not specifically, but it would be interesting if such an invasion game existed somewhere with > 2 teams. the problem I see with such sports are 2 teams ganging up against the 3rd. that would probably be inevita...
by massive_field_goal
Tue Jul 07, 2020 5:59 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Sports with > 2 teams playing each other at the same time
Replies: 24
Views: 897

Re: Sports with > 2 teams playing each other at the same tim

road cycling is a reasonably good example - but yes it is racing
by massive_field_goal
Tue Jul 07, 2020 4:20 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Sports with > 2 teams playing each other at the same time
Replies: 24
Views: 897

Re: Sports with > 2 teams playing each other at the same tim

excluding any type of racing.....

still passive competition.
by massive_field_goal
Tue Jul 07, 2020 4:00 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Australia eager to harvest Hong Kong's human capital
Replies: 57
Views: 1432

Re: Australia eager to harvest Hong Kong's human capital

What are the liberal and labour immigration policies and goals exactly? I don't think they have ever been spelled out explicitly.
by massive_field_goal
Tue Jul 07, 2020 3:57 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Sports with > 2 teams playing each other at the same time
Replies: 24
Views: 897

Sports with > 2 teams playing each other at the same time

Excluding any type of racing, what sports exist, if any, where more than 2 teams play each other at the same time? Golf? perhaps, but there is no direct confrontation, it is all passive competition. :?: If none, why is this not a thing? Surely a sport could be concocted that would allow this in a re...
by massive_field_goal
Tue Jul 07, 2020 3:55 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Australia eager to harvest Hong Kong's human capital
Replies: 57
Views: 1432

Re: Australia eager to harvest Hong Kong's human capital

Do the Australian people have any democratic say in this, or will it just be decided for them?
by massive_field_goal
Mon Jul 06, 2020 2:35 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Ennio Morricone ggggggoooooonnnnnneeeee
Replies: 20
Views: 1150

Re: Ennio Morricone ggggggoooooonnnnnneeeee

“The notion that I am a composer who writes a lot of things is true on one hand and not true on the other hand,” he said. “Maybe my time is better organized than many other people’s. But compared to classical composers like Bach, Frescobaldi, Palestrina or Mozart, I would define myself as unemploye...
by massive_field_goal
Mon Jul 06, 2020 9:48 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Ennio Morricone ggggggoooooonnnnnneeeee
Replies: 20
Views: 1150

Re: Ennio Morricone ggggggoooooonnnnnneeeee

Bugger. That is sad news.
by massive_field_goal
Sat Jun 27, 2020 5:31 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Japan RWC was a massive success
Replies: 126
Views: 2740

Re: Japan RWC was a massive success

It was utter shite and I have it on good authority that is was actually bent Jake's sources again? I always had the feeling that it was a little bent too. Some of the refereeing in the Japan games was....interesting. I also agree that any momentum rugby union gained in Japan, including in the new c...
by massive_field_goal
Wed Jun 24, 2020 3:19 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Do you miss the times before the smart phone?
Replies: 59
Views: 1588

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.
by massive_field_goal
Sun Jun 21, 2020 8:53 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Has anyone benefitted from Coronavirus pandemic?
Replies: 100
Views: 2202

Re: Has anyone benefitted from Coronavirus pandemic?

Also in Canada at least, interest on loans used for investing is a tax deductible expense, as long as you use it for what the CRA considers "income generating assets". Stock dividends qualify as an income generating asset, so I am able to write off the interest on the loan as a tax deduction. The G...
by massive_field_goal
Thu Jun 18, 2020 2:06 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The 2020 market meltdown
Replies: 1192
Views: 53226

Re: The 2020 market meltdown

US initial claims tonight 1.5million

13 week total to 45.7 million

continuing claims at 20.5 million

just keeps rolling on
by massive_field_goal
Tue Jun 09, 2020 10:12 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The 2020 market meltdown
Replies: 1192
Views: 53226

Re: The 2020 market meltdown

nardol wrote:Airline industry is going baxk to the 80s.

Lufthansa
Af
Klm
Quantas
Cathay

All back to more state owned carriers.
not this shit again....
by massive_field_goal
Tue Jun 09, 2020 10:11 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The 2020 market meltdown
Replies: 1192
Views: 53226

Re: The 2020 market meltdown

NASDAQ 100 hits all time high on employment jump in US. Metdown is over folks, nothing to see here, it's all over. It's hilarious isn't it? Unemployment drops to what would just 3 months ago have been described as an unthinkingly high number, and the market hits an all time high off the back of it....
by massive_field_goal
Tue Jun 09, 2020 10:06 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The 2020 market meltdown
Replies: 1192
Views: 53226

Re: The 2020 market meltdown

Hong Kong gov bails out Cathay Pacific, takes major stake.
by massive_field_goal
Fri Jun 05, 2020 2:43 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The 2020 market meltdown
Replies: 1192
Views: 53226

Re: The 2020 market meltdown

NASDAQ 100 hits all time high on employment jump in US.

Metdown is over folks, nothing to see here, it's all over.
by massive_field_goal
Fri Jun 05, 2020 4:42 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: 4th June 1989.
Replies: 145
Views: 6940

Re: 4th June 1989.

wtf? they are different languages, not accents or dialects. what weird anecdotes. :?
by massive_field_goal
Thu May 28, 2020 1:47 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The 2020 market meltdown
Replies: 1192
Views: 53226

Re: The 2020 market meltdown

another week gone, another 2.1million US people file for unemployment claims, taking the total to over 40 million or 1 in 4 workers that have asked for unemployment benefits.

markets don't bat an eyelid, probably because coninuing claims drop to only 21 million.
by massive_field_goal
Tue May 26, 2020 11:35 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The 2020 market meltdown
Replies: 1192
Views: 53226

Re: The 2020 market meltdown

LATAM and Hertz gone
by massive_field_goal
Fri May 22, 2020 8:07 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The 2020 market meltdown
Replies: 1192
Views: 53226

Re: The 2020 market meltdown

Nissan considering 20,000 job cuts worldwide, or more than 10% of workforce.

Just the start
by massive_field_goal
Thu May 21, 2020 3:20 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The 2020 market meltdown
Replies: 1192
Views: 53226

Re: The 2020 market meltdown

German airline Lufthansa bail out agreed to reports newspaper Handelsblatt - government to get a 20% stake - and a convertible bond worth 5% I think this is reasonable, although maybe the stake should be higher. Bailout's should be similar to this for all crucial industry that is failing. NASDAQ 100...
by massive_field_goal
Fri May 08, 2020 2:12 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The 2020 market meltdown
Replies: 1192
Views: 53226

Re: The 2020 market meltdown

https://static01.nyt.com/images/2020/05/08/business/08jobs-interactive-promo/08jobs-interactive-promo-master1050.jpg US unemployment figures in for the month of April. Worst since the Great Depression. By far. NASDAQ closing in on all time highs, SP500 at 2019 levels. There is obviously an enormous...
by massive_field_goal
Wed May 06, 2020 1:20 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The 2020 market meltdown
Replies: 1192
Views: 53226

Re: The 2020 market meltdown

US ADP employment change for April - employment change -20.236M vs -21.00M estimate - prior month revised to -149K vs -27K last month - small (less than 50 employees) -6 million - median businesses (50 to 499 employees) -5.3 million - large businesses greater than 500 employees -9 million ouch. that...
by massive_field_goal
Wed May 06, 2020 9:33 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The 2020 market meltdown
Replies: 1192
Views: 53226

Re: The 2020 market meltdown

bimbo, back in the green with your brent?