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by GDBFC99
Sun Jun 14, 2020 10:02 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Hey Jake
Replies: 259
Views: 7489

Re: Hey Jake

Sandstorm wrote:
GDBFC99 wrote:Is the forum migrating to a new place? Or just shutting down?
No one knows.
:thumbup:
by GDBFC99
Sun Jun 14, 2020 9:49 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Hey Jake
Replies: 259
Views: 7489

Re: Hey Jake

Is the forum migrating to a new place? Or just shutting down?
by GDBFC99
Tue May 19, 2020 5:03 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Has anyone heard from Globus?
Replies: 283
Views: 19272

Re: Has anyone heard from Globus?

Don't forget to heavily wash your keyboard with gel several times a day. :P

And welcome back, good to know you're fine, raising a glass to your return. :thumbup:
by GDBFC99
Sat Mar 21, 2020 12:03 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Who's panic buying?
Replies: 728
Views: 23895

Re: Who's panic buying?

Similar stuff in France, the first 30 mins /1 hour are for elderly only in many places now.
by GDBFC99
Fri Mar 20, 2020 10:13 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Who's panic buying?
Replies: 728
Views: 23895

Re: Who's panic buying?

Following the buying fever from only a few days ago it appears that things have slowed down considerably here. Went out today for the first time since Monday and all shelves are almost full, even the pasta ones despite some choices missing. The striking thing is the empty streets and grocery stores....
by GDBFC99
Tue Mar 17, 2020 11:53 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans
Replies: 27475
Views: 670921

Re: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans

I'm expecting every evening Italian figures to have sings of hope. And tonight it finally came: +12.6% increase in known infected cases, the lowest ratio since the start of the epidemic in your country. Your confinement methods work and your curve is going to further flatten in the coming days. It'...
by GDBFC99
Mon Mar 16, 2020 8:35 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans
Replies: 27475
Views: 670921

Re: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans

45-50 can't remember. I found that very surprising but that's what it looks like allegedly, that was from a guy in charge in an hospital in the NE of France. You have kids in their 20's in there. Sh*t stuff. That would be consistent with the email I received. They're getting help from the army fiel...
by GDBFC99
Mon Mar 16, 2020 8:33 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Le top XIV la Pro D2 les Fédérales.Le retour façon mir laine
Replies: 24811
Views: 1049782

Re: Le top XIV la Pro D2 les Fédérales.Le retour façon mir l

Juste vu l'allocution de Macron, pas de regroupement même dans les parcs, no mention about doing the groceries. What's the deal with this ? ??? He did say going for groceries is fine. You can listen to it again here: https://www.elysee.fr/emmanuel-macron/2020/03/16/adresse-aux-francais-covid19 From...
by GDBFC99
Mon Mar 16, 2020 8:31 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans
Replies: 27475
Views: 670921

Re: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans

I have received an email from a doctor at Necker who said this will be measured in months rather than weeks... They are very worried. He said the confinement is necessary. Predictions were showing that we were aiming for 30million French people contaminated with a peak in 50 days. He also said that...
by GDBFC99
Mon Mar 16, 2020 8:28 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans
Replies: 27475
Views: 670921

Re: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans

I have received an email from a doctor at Necker who said this will be measured in months rather than weeks... They are very worried. He said the confinement is necessary. Predictions were showing that we were aiming for 30million French people contaminated with a peak in 50 days. He also said that...
by GDBFC99
Mon Mar 16, 2020 8:24 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans
Replies: 27475
Views: 670921

Re: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans

EU borders closed tomorrow at noon with non-EU countries for 30 days. Just announced by Macron. :shock: Link? Is this just schengen? And obviously can’t apply to EU citizens returning @ 14'21" : https://www.elysee.fr/emmanuel-macron/2020/03/16/adresse-aux-francais-covid19 EDIT: Doesn't apply to the...
by GDBFC99
Mon Mar 16, 2020 8:22 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans
Replies: 27475
Views: 670921

Re: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans

So Schengen closing its borders for 30 days. France implementing strict confinement and massive financial support for businesses and individuals, including 300bn euros guarantee for loans, loans stay, suspension of utilities bill. Confinement is pretty short for now, only 2 weeks. Bit surprised by ...
by GDBFC99
Mon Mar 16, 2020 8:19 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans
Replies: 27475
Views: 670921

Re: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans

So Schengen closing its borders for 30 days. France implementing strict confinement and massive financial support for businesses and individuals, including 300bn euros guarantee for loans, loans stay, suspension of utilities bill. Confinement is pretty short for now, only 2 weeks. Bit surprised by ...
by GDBFC99
Mon Mar 16, 2020 8:15 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans
Replies: 27475
Views: 670921

Re: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans

EU borders closed tomorrow at noon with non-EU countries for 30 days. Just announced by Macron. :shock:
by GDBFC99
Mon Mar 16, 2020 6:28 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans
Replies: 27475
Views: 670921

Re: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans

Boris about to address the nation. I just hope he doesn’t shut schools. That would be a big mistake, taking key health workers away as they have to look after their kids and loading other kids on vulnerable grandparents. The French compromise is to only allow kids of health workers attend schools a...
by GDBFC99
Mon Mar 16, 2020 6:01 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans
Replies: 27475
Views: 670921

Re: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans

The University here is closing for the next 7 weeks. Various sources seem to confirm a 45-day confinement for France, starting Wednesday. Emmanuel Macron to speak at 8PM.
by GDBFC99
Sun Mar 15, 2020 10:29 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans
Replies: 27475
Views: 670921

Re: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans

Not sure the french actually understand how bad the situation is. I was driving along the nearby park this afternoon and it was packed with people basking in the sun, children piling up on the outdoor kid games... Great way to self isolate. :? France should be closing in the next 2 days with people...
by GDBFC99
Sun Mar 15, 2020 10:21 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans
Replies: 27475
Views: 670921

Re: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans

Not sure the french actually understand how bad the situation is. I was driving along the nearby park this afternoon and it was packed with people basking in the sun, children piling up on the outdoor kid games... Great way to self isolate. :? France should be closing in the next 2 days with people ...
by GDBFC99
Sun Mar 15, 2020 10:10 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans
Replies: 27475
Views: 670921

Re: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans

Can I be a dick for moment, but isn't the economic impact from all these job losses going to be far worse the 3% of people dying of the virus? Suicides and deaths of despair are going to skyrocket. I expect this post to set a few people off so I'll stop posting for a few pages. Yeah but it's funera...
by GDBFC99
Fri Mar 13, 2020 8:39 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Tom Hanks Goooooonnnnnnnnnnnnne!!!!!
Replies: 28
Views: 2999

Re: Tom Hanks Goooooonnnnnnnnnnnnne!!!!!

https://www.nytimes.com/2020/03/11/business/media/tom-hanks-coronavirus.html https://www.betootaadvocate.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/wilson-768x480.jpg https://www.betootaadvocate.com/uncategorized/gold-coast-hospital-staff-roll-in-a-wilson-volleyball-to-keep-tom-hanks-company-in-quarantine/ :lol:
by GDBFC99
Thu Mar 12, 2020 8:18 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans
Replies: 27475
Views: 670921

Re: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans

Emmanuel Macron just announced that all schools and universities throughout the country are closed until further notice starting this Monday. All > 70+ y/o are invited to limit their moves outside home. So after my daughter in Dubai, now my son in Toulouse is on holidays. Great. And I can't go and ...
by GDBFC99
Thu Mar 12, 2020 8:13 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans
Replies: 27475
Views: 670921

Re: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans

Emmanuel Macron just announced that all schools and universities throughout the country are closed until further notice starting this Monday.

All > 70+ y/o are invited to limit their moves outside home.
by GDBFC99
Wed Mar 11, 2020 12:34 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans
Replies: 27475
Views: 670921

Re: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans

Checked my food, water, and ammunition supplies, just in case. Seeing as bog roll and pasta are Holy Grail items in my neck of the woods, today I shall mostly be stocking up on crossbow bolts. And cheap gin. Perhaps some box-sets. It's odd. Around my way the shelves are pretty well stocked I notice...
by GDBFC99
Wed Mar 11, 2020 12:20 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans
Replies: 27475
Views: 670921

Re: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans

COVID-19 case turned up to lectures at my University. University not stopping any activities including lectures. Will only shut down if the government tells them to. No working from home allowed. I work in a scientific structure that has partial ties to the local university here in Bordeaux (France...
by GDBFC99
Wed Mar 11, 2020 11:34 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans
Replies: 27475
Views: 670921

Re: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans

COVID-19 case turned up to lectures at my University. University not stopping any activities including lectures. Will only shut down if the government tells them to. No working from home allowed. I work in a scientific structure that has partial ties to the local university here in Bordeaux (France...
by GDBFC99
Mon Feb 03, 2020 12:27 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Le top XIV la Pro D2 les Fédérales.Le retour façon mir laine
Replies: 24811
Views: 1049782

Re: Le top XIV la Pro D2 les Fédérales.Le retour façon mir l

Watched the women, the number of balls thrown around instead of passing was staggering. So many opportunities thrown out the window. :?
by GDBFC99
Mon Feb 03, 2020 12:22 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Deleting threads now jake??
Replies: 371
Views: 13209

Re: Deleting threads now jake??

Laurent wrote:Wurst part deux ?
Grab your gilet jaune, vite !
by GDBFC99
Fri Jan 31, 2020 9:46 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans
Replies: 27475
Views: 670921

Re: China virus cases triple as infection spreads

So all the UK evacuees are being sent to accomodation on the Wirral peninsula. These plas are you ars in the making and if the outbreat spreads the Wirral can effectively and easily be isolated from the rest of the population. Should have put them on a Scottish island just to piss off Sturgeon. Mea...
by GDBFC99
Wed Jan 29, 2020 9:34 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The inevitable happens - Folau heads to France
Replies: 12
Views: 1133

Re: The inevitable happens - Folau heads to France

Seneca of the Night wrote:France? Is that what they're calling hell these days?
This is Rugby XIII for you. It's already making waves pretty much all around.

The Top 14 clubs (Rugby XV) that his agent approached told him to get lost.
by GDBFC99
Sun Jan 26, 2020 10:21 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Kobe Bryant in Helicopter Crash
Replies: 317
Views: 12043

Re: Kobe Bryant in Helicopter Crash

:(
by GDBFC99
Fri Jan 03, 2020 1:27 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Starting a new life
Replies: 56
Views: 2921

Re: Starting a new life

Kahu wrote:Anyone ever just sold everything they have, changed their name, told no one and disappeared to a different part of the globe?
The Legion Etrangere has been waiting for you. Welcome!
by GDBFC99
Fri Dec 13, 2019 12:47 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Paedophilia in grassroot sport
Replies: 35
Views: 1697

Re: Paedophilia in grassroot sport

Just watched the TV report on "Envoyé Spécial" a few minutes ago. Chilling stuff. The most disturbing thing being that the boards of those sports clubs know about it and prefer to act as nothing is happening. 27000 abuse claims every year, not counting all those that are kept silent. :uhoh: On a si...
by GDBFC99
Thu Dec 12, 2019 10:58 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Paedophilia in grassroot sport
Replies: 35
Views: 1697

Re: Paedophilia in grassroot sport

Just watched the TV report on "Envoyé Spécial" a few minutes ago. Chilling stuff. The most disturbing thing being that the boards of those sports clubs know about it and prefer to act as nothing is happening.

27000 abuse claims every year, not counting all those that are kept silent. :uhoh:
by GDBFC99
Thu Nov 28, 2019 7:27 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: France on national strike... episode 1477134
Replies: 28
Views: 1762

Re: France on national strike... episode 1477134

panamax wrote:will last untill approx xmas week i would think

fun times in Paris ahead
Thinking it will last a bit indeed. All Christmas gifts already done here. :smug:
by GDBFC99
Thu Nov 28, 2019 2:16 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: France on national strike... episode 1477134
Replies: 28
Views: 1762

Re: France on national strike... episode 1477134

Any news of anything happening on 17th Dec? Planning on filling the car with Booze in Calais and it would be just my luck that the dock would be closed/barricaded Should things turn sour (the yellow jackets are still brewing in the background), the 17th looks close enough from the 5th. Reschedule. ...
by GDBFC99
Thu Nov 28, 2019 1:14 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: France on national strike... episode 1477134
Replies: 28
Views: 1762

France on national strike... episode 1477134

To our dear visiting friends from around the World... we will be officially closed on Thursday 05 December (to start with, no hurry). The french national railway company - SNCF - started to contact all customers who bought a train ticket for the 05-06-07-08 of December to let them know their trains ...
by GDBFC99
Sat Nov 02, 2019 12:01 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Well done Boks!
Replies: 91
Views: 2611

Re: Well done Boks!

Brutal power to suffocate England and then those tries at the end, top stuff, well deserved, bravo. :thumbup:
by GDBFC99
Sat Nov 02, 2019 11:57 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: RWC 2019 Final: England vs South Africa Match Thread
Replies: 2430
Views: 71219

Re: RWC 2019 Final: England vs South Africa Match Thread

Congrats SA, totally suffocated England and 2 great tries with that, well done. :thumbup:
by GDBFC99
Sat Nov 02, 2019 11:55 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: RWC 2019 Final: England vs South Africa Match Thread
Replies: 2430
Views: 71219

Re: RWC 2019 Final: England vs South Africa Match Thread

Remarkable absence of Bin Skin Poor Skinny - I knew there was something missing from this final. Apart from running rugby, some back moves and perhaps a try. This is the game SA have been playing for nearly two years. They’ve become very good at it. I've seen Kolbe run and score some nice tries. It...
by GDBFC99
Sat Nov 02, 2019 11:47 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: RWC 2019 Final: England vs South Africa Match Thread
Replies: 2430
Views: 71219

Re: RWC 2019 Final: England vs South Africa Match Thread

Fantastic try! Great legs