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by Enzedder
Mon Jun 14, 2021 12:42 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: NZ Politics Thread
Replies: 35444
Views: 1570791

Re: NZ Politics Thread

The cars companies will come up- with cheaper options as the consumers demand it. Also, with the subsidies only available once for the cars, I think there will be a steady supply of second hand ones in time. My major concern is battery life and replacement. Either someone is going to make a fortune ...
by Enzedder
Mon Jun 14, 2021 12:37 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: WORLD TEST CHAMPIONSHIP FINAL- New Zealand vs India, The Rose Bowl, Southampton(moved from Lords because of COVID)
Replies: 509
Views: 11617

Re: WORLD TEST CHAMPIONSHIP FINAL- New Zealand vs India, The Rose Bowl, Southampton(moved from Lords because of COVID)

Auckman wrote: Mon Jun 14, 2021 12:32 am Anyone in England know what the Southampton pitch is like? Edgbaston was a swingers paradise.
I'll give you a hint.

India got the game switched to there
by Enzedder
Mon Jun 14, 2021 12:08 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: WORLD TEST CHAMPIONSHIP FINAL- New Zealand vs India, The Rose Bowl, Southampton(moved from Lords because of COVID)
Replies: 509
Views: 11617

Re: WORLD TEST CHAMPIONSHIP FINAL- New Zealand vs India, The Rose Bowl, Southampton(moved from Lords because of COVID)

Isn't it if the WHOLE DAY is lost, they can go to day 6? Is there a reserve day? Yes, June 23 will be the reserve day. The sixth day will comprise maximum of 330 minutes or 83 overs plus the actual last hour. The reserve day will kick in only if the time lost during regulation play on each day is n...
by Enzedder
Sun Jun 13, 2021 10:27 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: WORLD TEST CHAMPIONSHIP FINAL- New Zealand vs India, The Rose Bowl, Southampton(moved from Lords because of COVID)
Replies: 509
Views: 11617

Re: WORLD TEST CHAMPIONSHIP FINAL- New Zealand vs India, The Rose Bowl, Southampton(moved from Lords because of COVID)

Heard a wee snippet last night in the after match chat that could be gold if the weather packs in one day in Southampton. The ICC test final will be a 5 day test match run over 6 days if needed. If any part of a day are lost to rain they can play on into the 6th day. Dam good decision by the ICC. I...
by Enzedder
Sun Jun 13, 2021 10:27 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: WORLD TEST CHAMPIONSHIP FINAL- New Zealand vs India, The Rose Bowl, Southampton(moved from Lords because of COVID)
Replies: 509
Views: 11617

Re: WORLD TEST CHAMPIONSHIP FINAL- New Zealand vs India, The Rose Bowl, Southampton(moved from Lords because of COVID)

Paddy Power has India at 5/4 and us at 4/1

NZ Tab has us at $2.26 and India at $2.22

Stupid Kiwis voting with their hearts and not their heads
by Enzedder
Sun Jun 13, 2021 6:23 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans
Replies: 39369
Views: 1194748

Re: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans

bimboman wrote: Sat Jun 12, 2021 9:18 pm
Sefton wrote: Sat Jun 12, 2021 9:15 pm Mick and Bimbo are on fire tonight. :lol: :lol:

Do you approve of health apartheid?
I am certain you were in favour of it at one stage and proposed locking away the over 60s for their own good.
by Enzedder
Sun Jun 13, 2021 2:06 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: How will Ngani Laumape be remembered?
Replies: 82
Views: 1882

Re: How will Ngani Laumape be remembered?

I’m really only interested in selecting the best Crusaders player for the position, unlike some of you trolling types.
Fixed
by Enzedder
Sat Jun 12, 2021 7:10 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The OFFICIAL English and European Football (soccer) thread
Replies: 38766
Views: 1772149

Re: The OFFICIAL English and European Football (soccer) thread

Game to resume in about 20 minutes. I can only guess the players have agreed with that
by Enzedder
Sat Jun 12, 2021 7:24 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: TT Super Rugby: Rebels vs Crusaders: Match Thread: Sat 12th June
Replies: 231
Views: 2855

Re: TT Super Rugby: Rebels vs Crusaders: Match Thread: Sat 12th June

I will not bet against the Sadists until the final whistle - OK, now I will.

All on the Blues
by Enzedder
Fri Jun 11, 2021 9:32 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans
Replies: 39369
Views: 1194748

Re: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans

Mick Mannock wrote: Fri Jun 11, 2021 9:30 pm This will not be up for long

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HwM_1R79maE
Nor should it be
by Enzedder
Fri Jun 11, 2021 8:29 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Meghan and Harry Lilibetgate
Replies: 50
Views: 2474

Re: Meghan and Harry Lilibetgate

All of the above, I think.
by Enzedder
Fri Jun 11, 2021 7:30 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Trans Tasman Comp will be best comp
Replies: 272
Views: 8559

Re: Trans Tasman Comp will be best comp

I said in round 1 that it's an abortion of a competition - now I think they have actually thrown away the baby and are trying to raise the placenta. Many players are just going through the motions and I think the refs are having the same problem. Last night it reached it's (hopefully) low-point. Tha...
by Enzedder
Fri Jun 11, 2021 7:02 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: How do you think you will go?
Replies: 45
Views: 1443

Re: How do you think you will go?

Given that I have a heart defect and that I am overweight, I have short odds on the ticker being the culprit in my early demise.
by Enzedder
Fri Jun 11, 2021 6:54 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The phrase ‘play the ball, not the man’ has no place in rugby
Replies: 28
Views: 830

Re: The phrase ‘play the ball, not the man’ has no place in rugby

Ha... you got burned.
:lol: :lol: (In the context of the thread).

My tuppence - it's a football term and has no place in rugby
by Enzedder
Fri Jun 11, 2021 6:50 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: WORLD TEST CHAMPIONSHIP FINAL- New Zealand vs India, The Rose Bowl, Southampton(moved from Lords because of COVID)
Replies: 509
Views: 11617

Re: WORLD TEST CHAMPIONSHIP FINAL- New Zealand vs India, The Rose Bowl, Southampton(moved from Lords because of COVID)

Peteray wrote: Fri Jun 11, 2021 6:04 pm Ross Taylor has shown some real ticker here today.
Didn't look natural for the old bugger - and then he would flash another one to the boundary to remind us of the real Ross Taylor
by Enzedder
Fri Jun 11, 2021 6:39 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: They are us - Chch mosque massacre film
Replies: 40
Views: 1819

Re: They are us - Chch mosque massacre film

The line from the producers is that the film is about the country's reaction to the murders which could be a timely reminder of the message.

I'll reserve judgement but my thoughts are that it is too soon.
by Enzedder
Fri Jun 11, 2021 8:51 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Hurricanes v Reds.
Replies: 254
Views: 2843

Re: Hurricanes v Reds.

Ali's Choice wrote: Fri Jun 11, 2021 8:42 am Mitigate that to yellow :lol:

It was a shoulder charge directly to the head.
I think the Reds player was pushed sideways almost a metre by the first contact. I could mount a good defence if he was red carded.
by Enzedder
Fri Jun 11, 2021 8:23 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Hurricanes v Reds.
Replies: 254
Views: 2843

Re: Hurricanes v Reds.

Taranaki Snapper wrote: Fri Jun 11, 2021 8:22 am Doesn't need Savea! (does need to ground the ball...)
Savea couldn't keep up
by Enzedder
Fri Jun 11, 2021 4:53 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: NZ Politics Thread
Replies: 35444
Views: 1570791

Re: NZ Politics Thread

First Covid shot tomorrow at Noon. 2nd shot booked for early July. Very efficient booking system - I hope the delivery is as good. My parents have had both theirs without a hitch. My wife on the other hand has had her first jab and received notification that they can't book far enough in advance fo...
by Enzedder
Fri Jun 11, 2021 3:04 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: NZ Politics Thread
Replies: 35444
Views: 1570791

Re: NZ Politics Thread

That'll be where their contact centre is based and the clerk didn't think hard enough. Should be easily sorted.
by Enzedder
Fri Jun 11, 2021 2:54 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Melbourne. Fvcked again. And again. And again.
Replies: 3704
Views: 99265

Re: Melbourne. Fvcked again. And again. And again.

No new community cases in Melbourne today. Good stuff
by Enzedder
Fri Jun 11, 2021 2:41 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans
Replies: 39369
Views: 1194748

Re: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans

Just after getting my first Pfizer shot. Feeling pretty good after getting it. Roll on the second jab. :thumbup: Got mine yesterday :thumbup: I got a badge too. Going to wear it proudly tomorrow They didn't give me a badge, the bastards :x You're not getting one until you return the pen you knicked...
by Enzedder
Thu Jun 10, 2021 10:28 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: NZ Politics Thread
Replies: 35444
Views: 1570791

Re: NZ Politics Thread

First Covid shot tomorrow at Noon. 2nd shot booked for early July.

Very efficient booking system - I hope the delivery is as good.
by Enzedder
Thu Jun 10, 2021 6:47 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans
Replies: 39369
Views: 1194748

Re: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans

US purchasing 500m doses of Pfizer vaccine for poorer countries. Mention made of eventual 1.5 bn doses
by Enzedder
Thu Jun 10, 2021 6:31 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: WORLD TEST CHAMPIONSHIP FINAL- New Zealand vs India, The Rose Bowl, Southampton(moved from Lords because of COVID)
Replies: 509
Views: 11617

Re: WORLD TEST CHAMPIONSHIP FINAL- New Zealand vs India, The Rose Bowl, Southampton(moved from Lords because of COVID)

guy smiley wrote: Thu Jun 10, 2021 6:08 pm
Anonymous 1 wrote: Thu Jun 10, 2021 5:56 pm not a bad score considering Root went for sfa
7 down for a smidge over 200 at home is a shit score.
Comments show 300 is a par score so 258/7 is honours even, I reckon.
Aaaand... we got in 90 overs.
by Enzedder
Thu Jun 10, 2021 6:06 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: WORLD TEST CHAMPIONSHIP FINAL- New Zealand vs India, The Rose Bowl, Southampton(moved from Lords because of COVID)
Replies: 509
Views: 11617

Re: WORLD TEST CHAMPIONSHIP FINAL- New Zealand vs India, The Rose Bowl, Southampton(moved from Lords because of COVID)

mrbrownstone wrote: Thu Jun 10, 2021 1:53 pm Don't agree with others. I think the WTC final is a big deal and I'm glad they're prioritising it.
I'm with you. We have lots of test series victories but we have only one world cricket trophy so this one would be bloody nice. Even better if we can get up over India for it.
by Enzedder
Thu Jun 10, 2021 5:45 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Macron Bitchslapped
Replies: 23
Views: 1448

Re: Macron Bitchslapped

They don't muck about in France, do they? A 28-year-old Frenchman who described himself as a right-wing or extreme-right “patriot” was sentenced to four months in prison Thursday (local time) for slapping President Emmanuel Macron in the face. Damien Tarel was also banned from ever holding public of...
by Enzedder
Thu Jun 10, 2021 4:30 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Meghan and Harry Lilibetgate
Replies: 50
Views: 2474

Re: Meghan and Harry Lilibetgate

Thomas wrote: Thu Jun 10, 2021 4:21 am Grown men arguing about the royal family is a bit weird.
Bloody weird, not a bit weird.
by Enzedder
Wed Jun 09, 2021 10:50 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The official Lions 2021 thread
Replies: 635
Views: 36543

Re: The official Lions 2021 thread

hermie wrote: Tue Jun 08, 2021 4:20 pm So two SH refs up for the first two Tests?
I wish we had been so lucky - instead we got TweedleDum and TweedleDee
by Enzedder
Wed Jun 09, 2021 7:16 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: NZ Politics Thread
Replies: 35444
Views: 1570791

Re: NZ Politics Thread

Auckman wrote: Wed Jun 09, 2021 12:26 pm Vance is talking kaka though according to these OIA stats released in March.

97% of OIA requests completed within the 21 day timeline in the six months to March 2021.
Don't put facts up against a National/ACT party smokescreen.
by Enzedder
Wed Jun 09, 2021 10:15 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: F Off, We're Full (of ourselves) - world's most livable city
Replies: 89
Views: 2146

Re: F Off, We're Full (of ourselves) - world's most livable city

naki wrote: Wed Jun 09, 2021 7:32 am
Enzedder wrote: Wed Jun 09, 2021 6:36 am
guy smiley wrote: Wed Jun 09, 2021 6:28 am Tauranga should be mentioned...

on one of those lists.
I like Tauranga. Makes me feel ...















young
Are you in Tauranga permanently now Enz? Moved from the Tron?
As mentioned, still in the Tron. My son has moved over there so am making the trip more often now
by Enzedder
Wed Jun 09, 2021 6:36 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: F Off, We're Full (of ourselves) - world's most livable city
Replies: 89
Views: 2146

Re: F Off, We're Full (of ourselves) - world's most livable city

guy smiley wrote: Wed Jun 09, 2021 6:28 am Tauranga should be mentioned...

on one of those lists.
I like Tauranga. Makes me feel ...















young
by Enzedder
Wed Jun 09, 2021 6:25 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: So does this place still suck?
Replies: 79
Views: 3200

Re: So does this place still suck?

I like naki as a poster and I would welcome him back. But I think the thread title is unnecessarily negative. This may be a dying community but it's our community. It's still a forum that generates a significant amount of Rugby chat, that is dispersed with other random threads that can often be enj...
by Enzedder
Wed Jun 09, 2021 6:24 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: F Off, We're Full (of ourselves) - world's most livable city
Replies: 89
Views: 2146

Re: F Off, We're Full (of ourselves) - world's most livable city

Jaysus - I wouldn't live there (couldn't to be fair)
by Enzedder
Tue Jun 08, 2021 9:36 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Man throws severed head into votingis station, Mexico.
Replies: 6
Views: 901

Re: Man throws severed head into votingis station, Mexico.

No problem - just Alfredo Garcia casting his vote
by Enzedder
Tue Jun 08, 2021 9:30 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: NZ Politics Thread
Replies: 35444
Views: 1570791

Re: NZ Politics Thread

I'm talking about her - not you. I know you're Maori Party :P
by Enzedder
Tue Jun 08, 2021 7:46 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: NZ Politics Thread
Replies: 35444
Views: 1570791

Re: NZ Politics Thread

Hey Muttonbird. You a bit bummed the arrests today for the Waikato Mongrel Mob bosses for drug dealing and money laundering, might mean Ardern's Ministers may not get to have parties with them anymore? https://www.newshub.co.nz/home/politics/2021/06/act-s-nicole-mckee-met-with-mongrel-mob-represent...
by Enzedder
Tue Jun 08, 2021 2:37 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Aussie underworld f*cked
Replies: 91
Views: 3556

Re: Aussie underworld f*cked

And who was it that kept saying that the police in both countries were soft on gangs and crime?

Now we need the judges to play ball when it's time for sentencing.
by Enzedder
Tue Jun 08, 2021 2:34 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: NZ Politics Thread
Replies: 35444
Views: 1570791

Re: NZ Politics Thread

One extreme social view (Note, not mine by any stretch of the imagination) is that everyone on a benefit should be made to work for it. I'd wager that a fair few people who you would label as being left and therefore not conservative would resist that change, and for many it would be for quite self...