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by Balls Out!
Tue Feb 23, 2021 11:21 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Winging it: Louis Rees-Zammit vs Caleb Clarke
Replies: 23
Views: 1286

Re: Winging it: Louis Rees-Zammit vs Caleb Clarke

LandOTurk wrote: Mon Feb 22, 2021 3:45 pmMuscling up effects people differently. I a trying to think of the Welsh player who muscled up and felt less flexible, too heavy and performance dropped.
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by Balls Out!
Tue Feb 23, 2021 7:49 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Daft Punk tribute thread
Replies: 39
Views: 1037

Re: Daft Punk tribute thread

From Modjo’s wiki page; The two quickly began recording, and from those sessions came "Lady (Hear Me Tonight)". The single got recognition later on in 2000. It is a "French-flavour" house track with heavy pop and disco influences, which featured a sample from Chic's "Soup for One". The single was c...
by Balls Out!
Tue Feb 23, 2021 7:26 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Daft Punk tribute thread
Replies: 39
Views: 1037

Re: Daft Punk tribute thread

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FQlAEiCb8m0 Tune. (Stardust, not Daft Punk) Still Bangalter. There's a lot of cross-pollination in the French music scene. One of Phoenix used to be in an early version of Daft Punk, and I'm sure I've read before that they all worked/hung out with Air and Modjo . Bee...
by Balls Out!
Fri Feb 05, 2021 1:59 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: **OFFICIAL** English Rugby Thread
Replies: 88372
Views: 4562207

Re: **OFFICIAL** English Rugby Thread

openclashXX wrote: Thu Feb 04, 2021 2:35 pm
Rugby2023 wrote: Thu Feb 04, 2021 12:11 pm Image
anyone know more about this Courtney Lawe bloke?
he's a good mate of Eliis
by Balls Out!
Tue Jan 19, 2021 1:20 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Lawrence Okoye is now 29 years old.
Replies: 54
Views: 2543

Re: Lawrence Okoye is now 29 years old.

there's a few of these English ex-rugby players that have tried to make the NFL now. Aside from Okoye, Wade and Johnson-Fisher, there's also Alex Gray (former England U20 Number 8 ) and Christian Scotland-Williamson (former Worcester second row). In most cases they get scouted via the International...
by Balls Out!
Mon Jan 18, 2021 2:57 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Lawrence Okoye is now 29 years old.
Replies: 54
Views: 2543

Re: Lawrence Okoye is now 29 years old.

yeah he was discussed a few times on here over the years. At the time I thought it was a real loss to English and British sport. In my mind he was still like 23-24 and hoped he would return (to rugby, selfishly) but I guess that train has sailed, sadly. So, to the question in the OP, yes I think he ...
by Balls Out!
Fri Jan 15, 2021 6:28 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Tech advice: New TV
Replies: 41
Views: 1282

Re: Tech advice: New TV

Floppykid wrote: Fri Jan 15, 2021 6:16 pm You want the best all rounder available imo?

LG OLED-CX or GX.
Agreed. Just building on my post above - CX about to be replaced by C1, so wait a month or so and the CX should drop a fair bit in price. Also CX seemingly has better version of WebOS that the C1 will
by Balls Out!
Fri Jan 15, 2021 6:15 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Tech advice: New TV
Replies: 41
Views: 1282

Re: Tech advice: New TV

I'm in the market for a new TV myself so have had my ear to the ground lately. Some loose thoughts for consideration: A lot of the main players (Sony, LG, Panasonic etc) have just revealed their 2021 models at the CES. My suggestion might be to wait a couple of months until those hit the market, whi...
by Balls Out!
Thu Jan 14, 2021 7:52 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Peleton alternatives
Replies: 35
Views: 2135

Re: Peleton alternatives

Does Peloton count your warm-up and cool-down as individual rides? My Strava would be a lot more impressive if I counted the traffic-dodging to and from the City Limits as separate from the actual riding up and down hills and dales once out in the country. Depends how you define warm up and cool do...
by Balls Out!
Wed Jan 13, 2021 6:54 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Peleton alternatives
Replies: 35
Views: 2135

Re: Peleton alternatives

Turbo trainer + bike + Zwift (£12.99 pm) You then end up with a useable bike as well. Peloton is a replacement for a spin class, Zwift is a replacement for a bike ride. The power zone stuff on Peloton isn't really what you describe at all. No but ftp/zone based workouts are pretty straightforward a...
by Balls Out!
Wed Jan 06, 2021 4:59 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: UK society and taste.
Replies: 62
Views: 2878

Re: UK society and taste.

Americans - seem incapable of dressing themselves well, or fitting out their houses non gaudily Hard to argue with that appraisal of our dress sense. It gets a little better on the coasts (where they half-assedly ape Euro style) , but in the middle it's all about practicality. Lots consider athleti...
by Balls Out!
Thu Dec 17, 2020 3:01 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The best new and returning TV series of 2020?
Replies: 8466
Views: 665723

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

Casa de Papel - heard great things about it so started watching (season 1 of about 6) and thought it was a bit shit so gave up after about 4 episodes... from when does it start getting good? In my opinion never. It looks great and I suspect being in a foreign language makes the dialogue seem less c...
by Balls Out!
Wed Dec 16, 2020 10:20 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The best new and returning TV series of 2020?
Replies: 8466
Views: 665723

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

Mando is so disappointing. Nothing in it. I'm fed up with these american bullshit. What would be your favorite non american top series ? Here are some I really appreciated and highly recommand : Italian : • Gomorra • Suburra French : • Le bureau des legendes • Engrenages German : • Babylon Berlin •...
by Balls Out!
Wed Dec 16, 2020 3:27 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Pros with Stupid haircuts
Replies: 39
Views: 2728

Re: Pros with Stupid haircuts

Who's that new England prop with a hideous haircut? Is he from Exeter too? I think they all are! It was worse a few years ago... you could look at their squad profiles on the Ex site and if you didn't know you were there, you'd think it was a roster for Louisiana mudbuggy racers or maybe mugshots f...
by Balls Out!
Tue Dec 15, 2020 3:24 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: BBC Player Outside UK
Replies: 7
Views: 501

Re: BBC Player Outside UK

Anyone know how I can get this on my phone without paying to use a VPN? if you mean 'get the iplayer app when you're not on a UK-based app store', then if using Android you can sideload the apk. But you won't be able to watch anything without a VPN or a smartDNS (which is a also a paid service). If...
by Balls Out!
Mon Nov 30, 2020 9:52 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The best new and returning TV series of 2020?
Replies: 8466
Views: 665723

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

Beaver_Shark wrote: Mon Nov 23, 2020 8:25 am I watched The Outsider last week.

Stephen King can do a great build-up, I'll give him that. But his endings can be so disappointing.
Agree with that... follow-on sequels got cancelled btw
by Balls Out!
Mon Nov 30, 2020 9:39 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: FAO: Jake
Replies: 77
Views: 3748

Re: FAO: Jake

I'm using Chrome on android, so you can't get add-ons. I could use ABP browser but I use chrome for everything else so it's a pain in the hole. I don't mind ads at the top and bottom of the page provided they don't stretch the margins (they do). But the one covering content at the bottom is a piss ...
by Balls Out!
Wed Nov 18, 2020 8:45 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The best new and returning TV series of 2020?
Replies: 8466
Views: 665723

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

MrDominator wrote: Wed Nov 18, 2020 2:39 pm Anyone seen The Bureau?

Absolute clarse.
I've watched it all up to like episode 3 of the final season (couldn't be arsed to renew my subscription to the service that streams it in the US for another month).

Starts really well but degrades after a few seasons IMO
by Balls Out!
Tue Nov 03, 2020 1:36 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: RugbyPass Alternatives (6N and Pro14 Gone)
Replies: 11
Views: 644

Re: RugbyPass Alternatives (6N and Pro14 Gone)

Got the same here in the US. We want you to hear it from us first – the Rugby Pass content moves to Peacock Premium beginning with the 2020-21 seasons. Follow your favorite clubs all season long with Peacock Premium. You can also stream hundreds of movies and thousands of episodes all in one subscr...
by Balls Out!
Thu Sep 17, 2020 6:05 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Alun Wyn Jones replaces Owen Farrell as favourite to captain the Lions
Replies: 44
Views: 1773

Re: Alun Wyn Jones replaces Owen Farrell as favourite to captain the Lions

puku wrote: Thu Sep 17, 2020 3:20 pm Alun Wyn would be the smart move.

Can't have your captain spending 10 minutes or more each game on the sidelines.
but you can't have your captain spending 80 minutes watching the game from the stands either... ;)
by Balls Out!
Tue Sep 08, 2020 3:07 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: How to watch rugby in backwaters
Replies: 87
Views: 4534

Re: How to watch rugby in backwaters

Bump for advice I have rebooted the browser and hooked up Hola VPN. I know I need to set the location to HK or Singapore before logging on to RugbyPass but the Hola screen does not show a place to toggle locations. I need this sorted before Mitre 10 Cup starts. HELP!!!! VPN is pretty hit and miss w...
by Balls Out!
Tue Sep 01, 2020 2:26 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Tenet
Replies: 27
Views: 1519

Re: Tenet

Watched it last night. Enjoyed it, and would give it a B/ B+ grade, but fairly sure there's a grade A or higher in there if I can rewatch (multiple times) to better understand more of the mindbending-ness and with the benefit of subtitles - the audio mixing is terrible, some of the dialogue is pract...
by Balls Out!
Thu Jul 09, 2020 10:28 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Players whose form fell off a 'cliff'?
Replies: 132
Views: 5363

Re: Players whose form fell of a 'cliff'?

Ryan Jones. Was a great player and captain in 2008. However somewhere in 2010 he lost pace and power and became a liability at 8. Looked a player again after the 2011 RWC. Nah - Jones lost pace and power in 2005 when he came back from the Lions crocked. He recovered to become a very good player des...
by Balls Out!
Thu Jul 09, 2020 2:48 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Official Westworld Thread - Spoilers everywhere!
Replies: 498
Views: 45411

Re: Official Westworld Thread - Spoilers everywhere!

Finally got around to finishing this off. I was a massive, massive fanboy of Season 1, but dear God, it's become so awful. We started the finale, had to pause halfway through, then only 3 weeks later remembered we hadn't finished it - that's how non-compelling it was. We talked earlier on this threa...
by Balls Out!
Mon Jul 06, 2020 4:47 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The best new and returning TV series of 2020?
Replies: 8466
Views: 665723

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

Best thing I have seen in a while is the French TV Series "The Bureau".. If you enjoyed reading John Le Carré, then it's like a Gallic version. Certainly no ridiculously choreographed fights scenes, nor car chases nor the incessant need for spectacle. Sounds good. Been watching it on the recommenda...
by Balls Out!
Fri Jun 26, 2020 1:15 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: This Story is a disgrace (Post Office)
Replies: 40
Views: 1619

Re: This Story is a disgrace (Post Office)

Keith wrote:I thought we'd be done with this in a jiffy
don't be a spoilsport, letters have our fun
by Balls Out!
Fri Jun 26, 2020 12:28 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: This Story is a disgrace (Post Office)
Replies: 40
Views: 1619

Re: This Story is a disgrace (Post Office)

Keith wrote:
Derwyn wrote:Your post took its time, Keith :thumbdown:
Snail mail, innit

WR x
good post, man
by Balls Out!
Tue Jun 23, 2020 8:00 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The best new and returning TV series of 2020?
Replies: 8466
Views: 665723

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

Re watched every episode of The Shield over the last few months. Absolutely superb stuff. Funnily enough I’ve done the same as the missus hadn’t seen it. She can’t work out why I love Vic Mackey though. “..but he kills people in cold blood” “Yeah but only the bad guys” “What about Lemmy” “He had to...
by Balls Out!
Tue Jun 16, 2020 8:21 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Battlefield 5 thread
Replies: 404
Views: 28973

Re: Battlefield 5 thread

They were cheap/free to unlock earlier in the game when they were added to it. After that, you've to buy them in-game with company coin or boins. Bit shit. Older BF games just had assignments you needed to unlock. bah. Yes, very shit. Ok thanks for clearing that up for me ahh OK, I now see that if ...
by Balls Out!
Tue Jun 16, 2020 4:51 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Multi room wireless speakers
Replies: 75
Views: 2937

Re: Multi room wireless speakers

Anyone got recommendations? Only a small flat so no real problems wrt distance. Just want a multiroom system so I can listen stream in Kitchen, living room and bathroom seamlessly. Want to be able to connect to TV, phone, ipad and laptop / chromebook Speakers in 3 / 4 rooms, one of which is a bathr...
by Balls Out!
Tue Jun 16, 2020 4:24 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Battlefield 5 thread
Replies: 404
Views: 28973

Re: Battlefield 5 thread

Nolanator wrote:They were cheap/free to unlock earlier in the game when they were added to it. After that, you've to buy them in-game with company coin or boins. Bit shit. Older BF games just had assignments you needed to unlock.
bah. Yes, very shit. Ok thanks for clearing that up for me
by Balls Out!
Tue Jun 16, 2020 4:02 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Battlefield 5 thread
Replies: 404
Views: 28973

Re: Battlefield 5 thread

I've been playing a fair bit recently, and have actually been getting quite handy with the sniper rifle at last (I was awful on BF1 and just gave up because I couldn't get the hang of it). A question though - I see people with weapons that either appear in my loadout screens but have no way of being...
by Balls Out!
Tue Jun 09, 2020 4:38 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The best new and returning TV series of 2020?
Replies: 8466
Views: 665723

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

DARK, the best show of the last 10 years, returns this month with season 3. I really really hope it can keep up the standard. the end cliffhanger had a small whiff of jumping shark but I would love to be proved wrong. You guys watching that in german? Or synchronized in english? I have watched the ...
by Balls Out!
Fri Jun 05, 2020 4:58 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: **OFFICIAL** English Rugby Thread
Replies: 88372
Views: 4562207

Re: **OFFICIAL** English Rugby Thread

So with my Saturday afternoons free to watch the Premiership now, does anyone know if I can get BT Sports cheaper than £25/month? Got Virgin broadband only. Friend watches on Mobdro but I'd rather pay £10-15 for a better feed. if you're savvy enough to handle VPNs and the like, just get rugbypass a...
by Balls Out!
Fri Jun 05, 2020 3:21 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: **OFFICIAL** English Rugby Thread
Replies: 88372
Views: 4562207

Re: **OFFICIAL** English Rugby Thread

So with my Saturday afternoons free to watch the Premiership now, does anyone know if I can get BT Sports cheaper than £25/month? Got Virgin broadband only. Friend watches on Mobdro but I'd rather pay £10-15 for a better feed. if you're savvy enough to handle VPNs and the like, just get rugbypass a...
by Balls Out!
Fri Jun 05, 2020 3:18 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Battlefield 5 thread
Replies: 404
Views: 28973

Re: Battlefield 5 thread

Yep, periodically they release new content into the game as a big update that you've to download and install. Companies usually frame the content release around seasons or chapters. Depending on the game, the season/chapter theme could be new guns/maps/gamemodes/balance changes to change they way t...
by Balls Out!
Thu Jun 04, 2020 10:02 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Battlefield 5 thread
Replies: 404
Views: 28973

Re: Battlefield 5 thread

Final big update today. Bunch of new weapons, two new maps which were repurposed from older discontinued content. Seems like a lot of stuff that they've dumped in, decent effort despite the support finishing now. Interestingly, they've changed the factions on breakthrough on some older maps to make...
by Balls Out!
Tue Jun 02, 2020 2:25 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: **OFFICIAL** English Rugby Thread
Replies: 88372
Views: 4562207

Re: **OFFICIAL** English Rugby Thread

Salary cap news: https://www.dailymail.co.uk/sport/sportsnews/article-8378039/amp/English-rugbys-salary-cap-revolution-goes-ahead.html?__twitter_impression=true Well bugger me sideways, They've finally grown a spine. I'm allowing a bit of hope to creep in. Don't get too hopeful - my friend was due ...
by Balls Out!
Sat May 30, 2020 12:26 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Your 6 nations of CHOONS
Replies: 44
Views: 2275

Re: Your 6 nations of CHOONS

France: Stardust - Music Sounds Better With You.

Grand Slam and /thread
by Balls Out!
Sat May 23, 2020 1:53 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Film Hidden Gems/Duds
Replies: 134
Views: 7091

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 good list. In a similar vein, I've bee...