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by Monkey Magic
Thu Oct 22, 2020 10:14 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: NZ Politics Thread
Replies: 33324
Views: 1214128

Re: NZ Politics Thread

Anyone got any ideas on who will end up running what

Especially for foreign affairs, defence and taking on the shitshow of oranga tamariki from Tracey Martin

And surely hipkins can't keep all his portfolios
by Monkey Magic
Thu Oct 22, 2020 9:52 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Your Least Favourite Player
Replies: 74
Views: 1024

Re: Your Least Favourite Player

Hated Miller when Waikato took the shield off Auckland in the 90s.

Owen Finegan for the wallabies
Currently don't think there is anyone but Farrell and Biggar come close
by Monkey Magic
Wed Oct 21, 2020 7:26 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: NZ Politics Thread
Replies: 33324
Views: 1214128

Re: NZ Politics Thread

TBF, was going to go Maori again, but they said they would only go with Labour. Like the Greens I detest parties that are closed minded. It is lazy Weren't tempted by TOP? No Never voted for ACT before. Felt a bit dirty leaving the booth. But at least he has done something I agree with out of them....
by Monkey Magic
Wed Oct 21, 2020 7:17 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: NZ Politics Thread
Replies: 33324
Views: 1214128

Re: NZ Politics Thread

Dark wrote: Wed Oct 21, 2020 7:16 am TBF, was going to go Maori again, but they said they would only go with Labour.

Like the Greens

I detest parties that are closed minded.

It is lazy
Weren't tempted by TOP?
by Monkey Magic
Wed Oct 21, 2020 6:34 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: NZ Politics Thread
Replies: 33324
Views: 1214128

Re: NZ Politics Thread

The talk of strategic voting causing national to lose this badly is grasping at straws. Do we think that people were answering all these polls strategically when national couldn't get out of the early 30s? I'm sure internally they must be having a proper review and clean out. The first question is ...
by Monkey Magic
Wed Oct 21, 2020 6:14 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: NZ Politics Thread
Replies: 33324
Views: 1214128

Re: NZ Politics Thread

The talk of strategic voting causing national to lose this badly is grasping at straws. Do we think that people were answering all these polls strategically when national couldn't get out of the early 30s? I'm sure internally they must be having a proper review and clean out. The first question is ...
by Monkey Magic
Wed Oct 21, 2020 6:09 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: NZ Politics Thread
Replies: 33324
Views: 1214128

Re: NZ Politics Thread

The talk of strategic voting causing national to lose this badly is grasping at straws. Do we think that people were answering all these polls strategically when national couldn't get out of the early 30s? I'm sure internally they must be having a proper review and clean out. The first question is n...
by Monkey Magic
Tue Oct 20, 2020 8:18 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: NZ Politics Thread
Replies: 33324
Views: 1214128

Re: NZ Politics Thread

Newshub reporting there will be no formal coalition with the greens. Still doesn't mean they will use them as ministers. Did see interesting point made about how a lot of the labour mps this time around were raw because of the pastings they had copped previously. Hopefully they are more effective th...
by Monkey Magic
Mon Oct 19, 2020 2:01 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Fozzie Out
Replies: 99
Views: 2078

Re: Fozzie Out

Anyone else notice the couple of times they switched back with a pass to someone who had no idea what was coming
by Monkey Magic
Mon Oct 19, 2020 12:13 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Wallabies Fans, any positives from the game?
Replies: 47
Views: 920

Re: Wallabies Fans, any positives from the game?

Spot on Thomas. 41 missed tackles loses you the game every time and that is fixable I reckon. You got over the line twice more than the scorebaord shows - next time Mo'unga doesn't make that miracle save and the guy who missed the try just puts it it back to his team-mates. Also, remember that Save...
by Monkey Magic
Sun Oct 18, 2020 10:39 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Congratulations to the All Blacks!
Replies: 23
Views: 639

Re: Congratulations to the All Blacks!

Zakar wrote: Sun Oct 18, 2020 9:18 pm Yeah Congrats to the ABs, played very well.

How did SuperA sides counter Clarke?
Don't send wayward kicks with no chase to him
by Monkey Magic
Sun Oct 18, 2020 7:32 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Wallabies v All-Blacks - Bledisloe II - Official Match Thread
Replies: 492
Views: 4544

Re: Wallabies v All-Blacks - Bledisloe II - Official Match Thread

The wallabies had chances and couldn't convert, the all blacks had 10-15min of really good play and got the rewards. Feel the wallabies got sacked in a bit throwing the ball around a lot more which played into the all blacks hands. They weren't able to suffocate us much as the collisions really even...
by Monkey Magic
Sun Oct 18, 2020 4:51 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Wallabies v All-Blacks - Bledisloe II - Official Match Thread
Replies: 492
Views: 4544

Re: Wallabies v All-Blacks - Bledisloe II - Official Match Thread

guy smiley wrote: Sun Oct 18, 2020 4:44 am
shanky wrote: Sun Oct 18, 2020 4:43 am Shut up Kearns, FFS
:thumbup: :x
While this is a good general rule - whats in on about now
by Monkey Magic
Sat Oct 17, 2020 10:30 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Wallabies v All-Blacks - Bledisloe II - Official Match Thread
Replies: 492
Views: 4544

Re: Wallabies v All-Blacks - Bledisloe II - Official Match Thread

I just can't see an AB win. No penetration in the midfield, no beast ball running forwards, just going to be another massive defensive effort to try and stay in the game and keep it close. fudge me. Like we have never won a game before with that midfield. I thought you were an All Black supporter? ...
by Monkey Magic
Sat Oct 17, 2020 9:38 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: NZ Politics Thread
Replies: 33324
Views: 1214128

Re: NZ Politics Thread

Auckland central is a bit if a surprise. I wonder how much of that is labour voters trying to make sure greens got in
by Monkey Magic
Sat Oct 17, 2020 9:17 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Wallabies v All-Blacks - Bledisloe II - Official Match Thread
Replies: 492
Views: 4544

Re: Wallabies v All-Blacks - Bledisloe II - Official Match Thread

Our big birds are basically land based mammals. Seeing a Kakapō in the flesh, they look and move like a beaver or similar. Bizarre. The Haast Eagle would have been something to behold. The Haast's eagle (Hieraaetus moorei) is an extinct species of eagle that once lived in the South Island of New Ze...
by Monkey Magic
Sat Oct 17, 2020 9:15 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: NZ Politics Thread
Replies: 33324
Views: 1214128

Re: NZ Politics Thread

Dark wrote: Sat Oct 17, 2020 9:09 am And actually Peter Dunne.
So you're saying apart from these obvious examples chloe is the first one to win?

I'm sure that's what he meant... :proud:
by Monkey Magic
Sat Oct 17, 2020 9:05 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: NZ Politics Thread
Replies: 33324
Views: 1214128

Re: NZ Politics Thread

Dark wrote: Sat Oct 17, 2020 8:56 am James Shaw just says a blatant lie.

Thought he was bigger than that.
The seat without the tea deal?

Is a pretty major cock up given the history of the party
by Monkey Magic
Sat Oct 17, 2020 8:51 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: NZ Politics Thread
Replies: 33324
Views: 1214128

Re: NZ Politics Thread

So polls look like they might have got the minor parties close but no one picked the National party bloodbath
by Monkey Magic
Sat Oct 17, 2020 8:45 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Wallabies v All-Blacks - Bledisloe II - Official Match Thread
Replies: 492
Views: 4544

Re: Wallabies v All-Blacks - Bledisloe II - Official Match Thread

My 7 year old son wants Australia to win, “because they have the better animals”. A fair point. Australian wildlife is very alluring to a young budding naturalist. This may seem offensive. But your son deserves to be thrown into a pit with some of those animals until he learns his lesson. Whats not...
by Monkey Magic
Sat Oct 17, 2020 8:13 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Wallabies v All-Blacks - Bledisloe II - Official Match Thread
Replies: 492
Views: 4544

Re: Wallabies v All-Blacks - Bledisloe II - Official Match Thread

My 7 year old son wants Australia to win, “because they have the better animals”. A fair point. Australian wildlife is very alluring to a young budding naturalist. This may seem offensive. But your son deserves to be thrown into a pit with some of those animals until he learns his lesson. Whats not...
by Monkey Magic
Sat Oct 17, 2020 8:12 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Wallabies v All-Blacks - Bledisloe II - Official Match Thread
Replies: 492
Views: 4544

Re: Wallabies v All-Blacks - Bledisloe II - Official Match Thread

My 7 year old son wants Australia to win, “because they have the better animals”. A fair point. Australian wildlife is very alluring to a young budding naturalist. This may seem offensive. But your son deserves to be thrown into a pit with some of those animals until he learns his lesson. Whats not...
by Monkey Magic
Sat Oct 17, 2020 6:33 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: NZ Politics Thread
Replies: 33324
Views: 1214128

Re: NZ Politics Thread

Tehui wrote: Sat Oct 17, 2020 4:06 am
tubbyj wrote: Fri Oct 16, 2020 9:14 pm The irony of everything we have been been through with Covid to save mainly the elderly and weak only for people to vote for them to be euthanized is huge IMO.
The difference though is that people would be choosing euthanasia.
And elderly doesn't necessarily mean dead in 6 months
by Monkey Magic
Sat Oct 17, 2020 6:32 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Wallabies v All-Blacks - Bledisloe II - Official Match Thread
Replies: 492
Views: 4544

Re: Wallabies v All-Blacks - Bledisloe II - Official Match Thread

My 7 year old son wants Australia to win, “because they have the better animals”. A fair point. Australian wildlife is very alluring to a young budding naturalist. This may seem offensive. But your son deserves to be thrown into a pit with some of those animals until he learns his lesson. Whats not...
by Monkey Magic
Sat Oct 17, 2020 6:07 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Wallabies v All-Blacks - Bledisloe II - Official Match Thread
Replies: 492
Views: 4544

Re: Wallabies v All-Blacks - Bledisloe II - Official Match Thread

kiap wrote: Sat Oct 17, 2020 5:51 am
Slim 293 wrote: Sat Oct 17, 2020 3:51 am Harry Wilson possibly in doubt with a stomach bug... missed the captain's run and team photo.
Suzie?
Already missing our saffer friends
by Monkey Magic
Sat Oct 17, 2020 1:38 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Wallabies v All-Blacks - Bledisloe II - Official Match Thread
Replies: 492
Views: 4544

Re: Wallabies v All-Blacks - Bledisloe II - Official Match Thread

Hoping for a backlash like last year after Perth but expecting a repeat of lions third test. The quality just doesn't seem to be there, especially in the pack
by Monkey Magic
Sat Oct 17, 2020 1:24 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: NZ Politics Thread
Replies: 33324
Views: 1214128

Re: NZ Politics Thread

Having said that it would be funny as hell if she lost though. Chuck in a Trump win later and the woke would have a simultaneous triggered reaction/micro aggression induced trauma the world has never seen before. Only way I can see it is if the greens don't make it and Winnie does, which seems unli...
by Monkey Magic
Sat Oct 17, 2020 1:14 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: NZ Politics Thread
Replies: 33324
Views: 1214128

Re: NZ Politics Thread

Quick vote at one of the three polling stations within a 2min drive from my house. No lines at all, only issue was the guy giving me the papers told me to put my purple vote paper in the grey box... thankfully they are clearly labeled on the way out. After reading some of the stuff on the Trump thre...
by Monkey Magic
Fri Oct 16, 2020 8:11 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: NZ Politics Thread
Replies: 33324
Views: 1214128

Re: NZ Politics Thread

Having listened to a large number of interviews and speeches over the last month, I can say that there was only 2 people who impressed me. One was Seymour but I could never agree to his policies (but he can sell them well). The one guy I would cross the floor for if selected would be Shane Reti. I ...
by Monkey Magic
Fri Oct 16, 2020 7:47 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Untrustworthy Saffas slink away from RC
Replies: 496
Views: 7626

Re: Untrustworthy Saffas slink away from RC

Were their europe based players selected for this given they're already playing?

Or are they similar to the all whites who cited players losing club contracts because when the returned they would have to quarantine and miss too much action?
by Monkey Magic
Wed Oct 14, 2020 11:00 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Wallabies too nasty - NZ
Replies: 63
Views: 998

Re: Wallabies too nasty - NZ

TBF, he was spot on with the Ron Cribb thing Poor old Ron. No he wasn't - most of these guys are too young to remember Cribb. I grew up idolizing Ron Cribb and I'm 34. You probably revered Randell, too A forward brave enough to wear gloves Was about to defend them both and them remembered Carisbroo...
by Monkey Magic
Wed Oct 14, 2020 9:09 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: NZ Politics Thread
Replies: 33324
Views: 1214128

Re: NZ Politics Thread

Tehui wrote: Wed Oct 14, 2020 9:05 am
Monkey Magic wrote: Wed Oct 14, 2020 8:57 am Anyone watching the euthanasia debate on 3?
I'd lose the will to live if I did.
Some interesting people with interesting points, but none of them given enough time to really get their point across or counter the other sides argument
by Monkey Magic
Wed Oct 14, 2020 8:57 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: NZ Politics Thread
Replies: 33324
Views: 1214128

Re: NZ Politics Thread

Anyone watching the euthanasia debate on 3?
by Monkey Magic
Wed Oct 14, 2020 7:01 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Lovely gesture from the All Blacks
Replies: 32
Views: 906

Re: Lovely gesture from the All Blacks

Enzedder wrote: Wed Oct 14, 2020 6:47 am
Monkey Magic wrote: Wed Oct 14, 2020 6:37 am Its a nice gesture - although didnt they do it out on the field for the saffers, maybe Habana?
Did you see the weather. Get inside and do it.
Well now thats just too nice.
by Monkey Magic
Wed Oct 14, 2020 6:37 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Lovely gesture from the All Blacks
Replies: 32
Views: 906

Re: Lovely gesture from the All Blacks

Its a nice gesture - although didnt they do it out on the field for the saffers, maybe Habana?
by Monkey Magic
Tue Oct 13, 2020 5:10 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Wallabies were absolutely robbed!
Replies: 242
Views: 2920

Re: Wallabies were absolutely robbed!

MOG is Micheal Cheika and I claim my free beer :) Anyone else feel a bit worried that there has been no moaning by the aussie management like we're used to? Its almost like they are going to focus on themselves and being good enough that 50/50 calls don't matter. Even hooper was a lot quieter than ...
by Monkey Magic
Tue Oct 13, 2020 3:03 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Wallabies were absolutely robbed!
Replies: 242
Views: 2920

Re: Wallabies were absolutely robbed!

MOG is Micheal Cheika and I claim my free beer :) Anyone else feel a bit worried that there has been no moaning by the aussie management like we're used to? Its almost like they are going to focus on themselves and being good enough that 50/50 calls don't matter. Even hooper was a lot quieter than ...
by Monkey Magic
Sun Oct 11, 2020 9:54 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Wallabies were absolutely robbed!
Replies: 242
Views: 2920

Re: Wallabies were absolutely robbed!

If you want to go full whinge you should be asking why Tuipulotu s shoulder charge in the first half was just a penalty
by Monkey Magic
Sun Oct 11, 2020 9:25 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Wallabies were absolutely robbed!
Replies: 242
Views: 2920

Re: Wallabies were absolutely robbed!

New Zealand cheat. This is not news. Everyone cheats, but for the officials not to pick any of this is up is simply unforgiveable. What about the wallabies penalty for not rolling away, when there was no all black defender on the ground and big Karl was in his feet with all rights to the ball. Basi...
by Monkey Magic
Sun Oct 11, 2020 4:32 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Bled I - All Blacks v. Wallabies OFFICIAL match thread
Replies: 679
Views: 6655

Re: Bled I - All Blacks v. Wallabies OFFICIAL match thread

Hooper seems less whingy at the ref this year