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by Zeitgeist
Mon Aug 26, 2019 3:55 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Ashes 2019
Replies: 2654
Views: 59454

Re: Ashes 2019

Just watched the highlights. That not a victory ffs :lol: That LBW :shock: Stokes reckons that the DRS got it wrong... the ball flicked his front pad first, which made it appear the ball turned. He may have a point... https://images-i.jpimedia.uk/imagefetch/c_fill,f_auto,q_auto:eco,w_622/https://in...
by Zeitgeist
Thu May 30, 2019 11:39 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The 5 Albums you have listened to most in your life
Replies: 189
Views: 7992

Re: The 5 Albums you have listened to most in your life

Kiss Alive II - Kiss
Goes to Hell - Alice Cooper
Telegraph Road - Dire Straits
Greatest Hits - The Sweet
One Step Beyond - Madness

Only listen to Telegraph Road now though.
by Zeitgeist
Sat Mar 10, 2018 1:08 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Dogs
Replies: 1175
Views: 101076

Re: Dogs

Bullmastiff?
by Zeitgeist
Mon Sep 11, 2017 12:58 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The best new and returning TV series of 2020?
Replies: 8466
Views: 668659

Re: The best new and returning TV series of 2017?

"Prey" is quite watchable.
by Zeitgeist
Sun Sep 10, 2017 12:33 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: WESTERN FORCE AXED
Replies: 1253
Views: 97048

Re: WESTERN FORCE AXED

I went to last night's international at NIB Stadium, and it was a most underwhelming experience overall. Not that expectations were particularly high, given the dearth of promotion. A few of my friends didn't attend because where we were to be "seated" had sold out by Friday and tickets were only a...
by Zeitgeist
Sun Sep 10, 2017 6:48 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: WESTERN FORCE AXED
Replies: 1253
Views: 97048

Re: WESTERN FORCE AXED

I went to last night's international at NIB Stadium, and it was a most underwhelming experience overall. Not that expectations were particularly high, given the dearth of promotion. A few of my friends didn't attend because where we were to be "seated" had sold out by Friday and tickets were only av...
by Zeitgeist
Tue Sep 05, 2017 12:13 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Tattoo thread
Replies: 564
Views: 69415

Re: Tattoo thread

a grown man who pays his way in life what to do with his money and body Here is the UK, I bet a large percentage of the weekly Benefits money paid to workshy oiks goes on tattoos. :thumbdown: :lol: what a generalisation..... Listen...if its not for you well then let it be.... You've started making ...
by Zeitgeist
Tue Aug 01, 2017 9:38 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: DUNKIRK
Replies: 520
Views: 53237

Re: DUNKIRK

I've just come back from watching it. There is no Imax cinema in Perth so I'm guessing it was that fact that rendered my enjoyment of the movie as a spectacle completely null and void. I was left with an inferior small screen experience which simply served to focus my attention on a myriad of small...
by Zeitgeist
Thu Jun 29, 2017 6:25 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Android thread
Replies: 1872
Views: 181982

Re: The Android thread

My Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge got pilfered, so I bought a Moto G4 Plus to get me by until I can update to the Galaxy S8.

The Moto has really impressed me, so much so I doubt I'll bother updating to the S8.
by Zeitgeist
Thu Mar 23, 2017 2:21 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Favourite professional players, past and present
Replies: 86
Views: 5630

Re: Favourite professional players, past and present

Larkham
The Honey Badger
Phil Waugh
Chaval
Uncle Fester
POC
Mad Dog
Dean Richards
Jason Robinson
Jerry Collins
Sean Fitzpatrick
McCaw
Adam Jones
by Zeitgeist
Tue Feb 21, 2017 11:02 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The all new Photography thread - post your best efforts here
Replies: 2378
Views: 194395

Re: The all new Photography thread - post your best efforts

The missus wants to splash out on a $600 camera for documenting our little ones. Is it worth it when we both have iPhone 6s's? At what price point of a camera does it really make a difference in photo quality over a phone? Should we just be focusing (yes, I know) on getting better with what we have...
by Zeitgeist
Tue Feb 21, 2017 2:39 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The all new Photography thread - post your best efforts here
Replies: 2378
Views: 194395

Re: The all new Photography thread - post your best efforts

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/5eE8uBiBSpDPH05femCS0Y7SEPvpVUvtmH9UWpQJ8JoFDMmpHmkpL275n9WHAs-Mwi4PKvwEp3L8myoZ4lAewSOTFXhHvUWlk_TQNor00fMrLkiTG8uEpFF6XHf0sSMn7bFy2UoaYKzJhCL5TyXcS8yyqoW6SFJIIeCptw7DASFko0d1P3EE7OrEPm3C09qxXQhYaM3qRhdPfhY1NMERjOEjCLBdDI-bzZQuoun2Apc5FdEO0JRSSL4T4OENGgrv3AFZR6m74...
by Zeitgeist
Mon Feb 20, 2017 2:49 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The all new Photography thread - post your best efforts here
Replies: 2378
Views: 194395

Re: The all new Photography thread - post your best efforts

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/xKdvMQpNkOkaarknYJnUowtimkvh2hs1SKJTY1-XBK1ilyW9pSCvtWD1esvqp57aA2DBKZ3ig5NGEV5QuX8LW2xXm8PKaNKBxICTriT51VCPDEDNI-pV7N_zVeoDrIg1G9wb5Ctw9rj9TNryGyhAFw6aJd5WEfQfZhOGsGiRxo5Mygro9GqkF7xpBNhPif-RxeANQrq1RnpWM-czRD5iFA_kLvfUWyqps2MdOp6n8KpRtSUtMkkAWwJ0RW-ihFAy6zD0iZLuF...
by Zeitgeist
Mon Feb 20, 2017 2:01 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Irrational Hatred Thread
Replies: 438
Views: 27252

Re: Irrational Hatred Thread

PEOPLE WHO DON'T THANK YOU WHEN YOU LET THEM MERGE OR TURN IN FRONT OF YOU!!!!! Specifically the ones where its pretty bloody clear that you have had to apply some heavy brakes to let them merge/turn. PLUMS Australian drivers are the worst I've experienced at merging. You and your ilk are the reaso...
by Zeitgeist
Mon Feb 13, 2017 1:56 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Tech advice - SMS app that uses wifi
Replies: 19
Views: 2110

Re: Tech advice - SMS app that uses wifi

If he's got a PC or laptop, I can recommend Pushbullet.

https://play.google.com/store/apps/deta ... roid&hl=en
by Zeitgeist
Sun Jan 22, 2017 3:13 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Whisky Thread
Replies: 894
Views: 115696

Re: The Whisky Thread

Ardbeg 10 Yo review, loads more on his channel - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xQD4WSfvfC4&t=1097s
by Zeitgeist
Mon Jul 04, 2016 3:32 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Suicides
Replies: 239
Views: 16971

Re: Suicides

I think everyone's experience with mental illness is different. In my worst state I was convinced that I was a burden on my family and they would be far better off without me. Also, the only time I had any relief from my mental torment and anguish was when I was asleep, so it wasn't much of a stretc...
by Zeitgeist
Mon Jul 04, 2016 2:28 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The all new Photography thread - post your best efforts here
Replies: 2378
Views: 194395

Re: The all new Photography thread - post your best efforts

Thanks guys :D

If you haven't already, please head over here http://forum.planetrugby.com/viewtopic. ... &start=120

Trogs could use a little support.
by Zeitgeist
Sat Jun 25, 2016 5:46 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: 3rd Test AUSTRALIA v ENGLAND — 25 June — Sydney OFFICIAL
Replies: 1218
Views: 35337

Re: 3rd Test AUSTRALIA v ENGLAND — 25 June — Sydney OFFICIAL

Done England. Worthy winners of the game and series. Thought both Billy and Mako had good games; your forwards really climbed into ours when they had to. It was a very complete, cohesive team effort, particularly impressive after a long season in a dead rubber. The Wobblies just didn't have that sam...
by Zeitgeist
Mon Jun 20, 2016 8:33 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Official Australia v England 2nd Test Match Thread
Replies: 1619
Views: 27794

Re: Official Australia v England 2nd Test Match Thread

towny wrote:Perth women must be close to the hottest in the country. Boring, shallow and loud..... but hot.
So true.
by Zeitgeist
Tue May 31, 2016 2:37 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Most underrated band ever ...
Replies: 196
Views: 10710

Re: Most underrated band ever ...

_fb_ wrote:
Olo wrote:Chisel......outside of Oz that is
Ian Moss is unbelievably good.




Image
I used to date a girl that had shagged, or had been shagged by, Ian Moss.

It's a hard act to follow, but I managed it.
by Zeitgeist
Tue May 31, 2016 1:37 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Bad Parenting forces Rare Gorilla to be Killed
Replies: 353
Views: 9325

Re: Bad Parenting forces Rare Gorilla to be Killed

As Sinkers pointed out, The Zoo's priority is keeping the animals in. No, the Zoo's priority is to operate a safe environment. That means keeping animals and people apart from both directions Primary is keeping animals in, then comes keeping people out. Which yet again they have done for nearly 40 ...
by Zeitgeist
Tue May 31, 2016 1:19 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Bad Parenting forces Rare Gorilla to be Killed
Replies: 353
Views: 9325

Re: Bad Parenting forces Rare Gorilla to be Killed

To varying degrees of success, parents typically undergo an internal risk assessment process whenever they are in charge of their youngsters. In the Bristol Zoo scenario any reasonable parent would assess the likelihood of their cherub climbing the easily climbable fence and, at best, falling in the...
by Zeitgeist
Sat May 07, 2016 2:09 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Hillsborough Inquest Thread
Replies: 532
Views: 24983

Re: The Hillsborough Inquest Thread

Scrummie banned for a month. Given opportunity to edit his posts and kept digging further. Not a suitable subject to troll on. Well done, Scummie seemed a more appropriate handle for him Yeah, nah, Having an unpopular opinion, even a misinformed one, shouldn't be a bannable offence. Bannings should...
by Zeitgeist
Tue Jan 05, 2016 3:46 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Anyone here lost an eye?
Replies: 454
Views: 26747

Re: Anyone here lost an eye?

My dad lost an eye as a youth. He can't catch (depth perception) and freaks out a bit if something is thrown to him. Otherwise, he's absolutely fine.
by Zeitgeist
Wed Dec 16, 2015 12:05 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Best book you've ever read?
Replies: 256
Views: 24421

Re: Best book you've ever read?

Probably not the "best", but the novel that I most enjoyed reading was "Piece of Cake" by Derek Robinson. Also enjoyed, in an uncomfortable, squirmy way, "The Treatment" by Mo Hayder. For the battley types, Don't Cry For Me, Sergeant Major by Hands and McGowen is a good read, and, for me at least, a...
by Zeitgeist
Mon Dec 14, 2015 10:18 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The all new Photography thread - post your best efforts here
Replies: 2378
Views: 194395

Re: The all new Photography thread - post your best efforts

London Irish in Clontarf for vets game https://desinterets.files.wordpress.com/2015/11/20151121_145313.jpg?w=1200&h=&crop=1 Love this shot, but the off horizontal composition distracted me, so I straightened and cropped it in Photoshop, and then did some other stuff with levels and curves. Hope tha...
by Zeitgeist
Mon Oct 05, 2015 8:23 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Recommend a decent camera for nature photography
Replies: 49
Views: 2141

Re: Recommend a decent camera for nature photography

Bear in mind that DSLRs and interchangeable lens mirrorless system cameras come with a fairly steep learning curve and require considerable skill, commitment, perseverance and experience to get the best from them. You won't find a single affordable, does it all lens and lugging around a camera bag f...
by Zeitgeist
Thu Sep 24, 2015 4:03 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Complains about rugby commentators in this RWC
Replies: 55
Views: 2432

Re: Complains about rugby commentators in this RWC

Greg Martin on oz fox. The arrogance of the plum shows no bounds. Gleefully predicting during the game how australia were about to unleash and would beat Fiji by 40. Reminded me of his comments 4 years ago when australia was thrashed by Samoa - telling people to take a pic of the scoreboard during ...
by Zeitgeist
Wed Sep 23, 2015 5:43 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: AUSTRALIA vs FIJI: Pool A, RWC Sep 23 Millennium Stadium
Replies: 760
Views: 16116

Re: AUSTRALIA vs FIJI: Pool A, RWC Sep 23 Millennium Stadium

Fox commentary team is abysmal. First time I've watch the Wobs on Fox. I actually miss Gordon Bray.
by Zeitgeist
Wed Jun 10, 2015 7:08 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The all new Photography thread - post your best efforts here
Replies: 2378
Views: 194395

Re: The all new Photography thread - post your best efforts

I realise I need to browse this thread from home, I am missing out on a lot of photos. Technical question: My limited understanding of photography is that to have a deeper length of field, you need a smaller aperture. In landscape composition, typically, if your first element of landscape on which ...
by Zeitgeist
Mon Mar 23, 2015 11:24 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Lawes late hits
Replies: 408
Views: 13754

Re: Lawes late hits

The Lawes tackle was fine technicaly. The aim of it is clearly not. Lawes clearly tackles players to injure them. He has serious form for this. The targeting of small halfback that Lawes does is surely against the spirit of the game. There is no other reason he flies in like that other than to inju...
by Zeitgeist
Mon Mar 23, 2015 4:41 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: England v France - Down To The Wire
Replies: 1297
Views: 25225

Re: England v France - Down To The Wire

Croft wrote:Anyone seen the game online yet?
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Kbssh2hs--8
by Zeitgeist
Thu Mar 19, 2015 5:01 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: RIP - Fruit n 2 Veg
Replies: 261
Views: 21134

Re: RIP - Fruit n 2 Veg

Very sad news, even in the knowledge of the inevitable.

RIP Fruits.
by Zeitgeist
Fri Mar 13, 2015 6:37 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Jeremy Clarkson goooooooooone . . . . . .
Replies: 1123
Views: 49685

Re: Jeremy Clarkson goooooooooone . . . . . .

Whilst in no way condoning the striking of a workmate, or anyone else for that matter, I would expect that the cold platter incident represented the culmination of bad blood between Clarkson and the assistant producer. We don't know what words were exchanged before the alleged punch/slap, what incid...