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by Sensible Stephen
Thu Mar 04, 2021 4:26 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Simon Doull - what is his problem?
Replies: 89
Views: 3380

Re: Simon Doull - what is his problem?

Thomas, reverse swing can be induced by loading up one side of the ball with sweat (if done surreptitiously) :P From wiki In essence, both sides of a cricket ball have turbulent flow, but in reverse swing, the seam causes the airflow to separate earlier on one side. The side of the ball that has be...
by Sensible Stephen
Thu Mar 04, 2021 4:14 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Simon Doull - what is his problem?
Replies: 89
Views: 3380

Re: Simon Doull - what is his problem?

Also a climate change denier, which tells you all you need to know about Doull: https://www.stuff.co.nz/sport/cricket/109793397/simon-doull-dismisses-climate-change-as-rubbish-in-odi-cricket-commentary It's been a good couple of years for commentary actually with Spark and Stan taking over. No long...
by Sensible Stephen
Tue Mar 02, 2021 9:13 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Which form of rugby would you watch in order?
Replies: 68
Views: 1709

Re: Which form of rugby would you watch in order?

Union, League, Sevens. Agree with the comments about Sevens being boring. Fun to play, but not so much to watch, unless its a massive piss up event where the matches are just background distraction. Nobody in Adelaide has a clue what rugby is, let alone that there are two different versions, so no b...
by Sensible Stephen
Mon Mar 01, 2021 5:11 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Simon Doull - what is his problem?
Replies: 89
Views: 3380

Re: Simon Doull - what is his problem?

He does come across as a wanker but honestly that's a pretty minor comment to get all steamed up about. Just a mild bit of banter about his hair ffs. I suspect there's some history between those two for him to get so riled up about it. Yep, talk about an over reaction. Goes on to compare a comment ...
by Sensible Stephen
Fri Feb 26, 2021 3:35 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Re: the Aus news ban on Facebook
Replies: 197
Views: 4423

Re: the Aus news ban on Facebook

Good to see FB having to shell out some funds.......would prefer it to be Taxed on the business that it does in Australia. Someone quite rightly above has pointed out the person who profits is Murdoch....who certainly wont be paying out any non-Murdoch produced News stories from his Facebook/Google...
by Sensible Stephen
Wed Feb 24, 2021 6:08 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Re: the Aus news ban on Facebook
Replies: 197
Views: 4423

Re: the Aus news ban on Facebook

guy smiley wrote: Wed Feb 24, 2021 5:54 am Check it yourselves...

https://treasury.gov.au/sites/default/f ... s_corp.pdf
So, you lied.
by Sensible Stephen
Wed Feb 24, 2021 5:07 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: So, who has booked a holiday in 2021 ?
Replies: 54
Views: 1395

Re: So, who has booked a holiday in 2021 ?

Nope. Still scared about the state borders closing on a whim. Just sticking to South Australia.

Hoping for a big overseas holiday come end of the year/start of 2022. Fingers crossed.
by Sensible Stephen
Wed Feb 24, 2021 4:56 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Culture Wars Mega Thread
Replies: 2351
Views: 123401

Re: The Culture Wars Mega Thread

Mick Mannock wrote: Wed Feb 24, 2021 4:23 am Crowder gets a Twitter suspension for having the wrong facts.
No great loss. The guy is a simpleton. And why does he wear a gun holster 24/7?
by Sensible Stephen
Wed Feb 24, 2021 4:53 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Re: the Aus news ban on Facebook
Replies: 197
Views: 4423

Re: the Aus news ban on Facebook

Much is made of the blanket blocking of a multitude of sites by Facebook. I mentioned this before but it bears repeating... Facebook suspended the pages of all sites that fell under the governments definition of news site. That included such unlikely entities as the BOM and a multitude of blogging ...
by Sensible Stephen
Fri Feb 19, 2021 6:20 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Australian Posters, what is this Yahoo search bullshit? Have Google gone Nuclear?
Replies: 392
Views: 7843

Re: Australian Posters, what is this Yahoo search bullshit? Have Google gone Nuclear?

Zakar wrote: Fri Feb 19, 2021 6:12 am You all realise Chinos come in colours other than Beige right?
I'm a SABA or Marcs guy. Blue, black, grey, light blue, yellow. I rock them all. :smug:
by Sensible Stephen
Fri Feb 19, 2021 6:18 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Is it time to ditch the trans-Tasman partnership?
Replies: 247
Views: 5369

Re: Is it time to ditch the trans-Tasman partnership?

MB keeps trying to troll us on how bad our government is but generally you need to take a somewhat oppositional perspective in order for the trolling to work. Dude, we know how bad our government is. It's our government. They are the biggest bunch of horrible plum to ever be in office. If MB really...
by Sensible Stephen
Fri Feb 19, 2021 5:58 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Commentary team from hell...or heaven.
Replies: 77
Views: 2043

Re: Commentary team from hell...or heaven.

I used to like Kafer more than I have in recent years. I think his whingeing cvnt mate Kearns got to him in the end. Thank fvck that prick isn't part of Stan. I find Kafer quite moody. When he's pissed off he is quite snarky on the microphone. Yeah, he acted quite the vagina a lot the last few years.
by Sensible Stephen
Fri Feb 19, 2021 5:55 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Australian Posters, what is this Yahoo search bullshit? Have Google gone Nuclear?
Replies: 392
Views: 7843

Re: Australian Posters, what is this Yahoo search bullshit? Have Google gone Nuclear?

Farva wrote: Fri Feb 19, 2021 5:48 am
Slim 293 wrote: Fri Feb 19, 2021 5:00 am
Farva wrote: Fri Feb 19, 2021 4:40 am When I think of Chino's I always picture Ned Hanigan.
Lightweight material, soft, yet...durable?
Often picked because you look the part, not because you perform...
Are you... bad mouthing chinos?? Retract your comments now!
by Sensible Stephen
Fri Feb 19, 2021 5:54 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Is it time to ditch the trans-Tasman partnership?
Replies: 247
Views: 5369

Re: Is it time to ditch the trans-Tasman partnership?

MB keeps trying to troll us on how bad our government is but generally you need to take a somewhat oppositional perspective in order for the trolling to work. Dude, we know how bad our government is. It's our government. They are the biggest bunch of horrible plum to ever be in office. If MB really...
by Sensible Stephen
Thu Feb 18, 2021 12:59 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Trans Tasman Super Rugby series
Replies: 59
Views: 1254

Re: The Trans Tasman Super Rugby series

One thing Australians have never been short of is swagger. MB, haven't you got enough threads on which to troll Aussies? I was looking forward to the Trans Tasman matches. There will never be enough threads. Just get a girlfriend/boyfriend you weirdo. Why did you chose Dwight Schrute as your avatar...
by Sensible Stephen
Thu Feb 18, 2021 12:50 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Australian Posters, what is this Yahoo search bullshit? Have Google gone Nuclear?
Replies: 392
Views: 7843

Re: Australian Posters, what is this Yahoo search bullshit? Have Google gone Nuclear?

What are chinos? Its funny you should say that because I had to look them up, via Google of course. I mean, I have heard the word used before but I didn't really know what they were. Apparently they are men's pants made of course cotton, that can be worn to work on Casual Friday. Not only casual Fr...
by Sensible Stephen
Thu Feb 18, 2021 12:41 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Trans Tasman Super Rugby series
Replies: 59
Views: 1254

Re: The Trans Tasman Super Rugby series

Muttonbirds wrote: Thu Feb 18, 2021 12:39 pm
Ali's Choice wrote: Thu Feb 18, 2021 12:36 pm
Muttonbirds wrote: Thu Feb 18, 2021 12:35 pm One thing Australians have never been short of is swagger.
MB, haven't you got enough threads on which to troll Aussies? I was looking forward to the Trans Tasman matches.
There will never be enough threads.
Just get a girlfriend/boyfriend you weirdo.
by Sensible Stephen
Thu Feb 18, 2021 12:40 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Australian Posters, what is this Yahoo search bullshit? Have Google gone Nuclear?
Replies: 392
Views: 7843

Re: Australian Posters, what is this Yahoo search bullshit? Have Google gone Nuclear?

What are chinos? Its funny you should say that because I had to look them up, via Google of course. I mean, I have heard the word used before but I didn't really know what they were. Apparently they are men's pants made of course cotton, that can be worn to work on Casual Friday. Not only casual Fr...
by Sensible Stephen
Thu Feb 18, 2021 12:37 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Australian Posters, what is this Yahoo search bullshit? Have Google gone Nuclear?
Replies: 392
Views: 7843

Re: Australian Posters, what is this Yahoo search bullshit? Have Google gone Nuclear?

What are chinos? Its funny you should say that because I had to look them up, via Google of course. I mean, I have heard the word used before but I didn't really know what they were. Apparently they are men's pants made of course cotton, that can be worn to work on Casual Friday. Not only casual Fr...
by Sensible Stephen
Thu Feb 18, 2021 11:49 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Australian Posters, what is this Yahoo search bullshit? Have Google gone Nuclear?
Replies: 392
Views: 7843

Re: Australian Posters, what is this Yahoo search bullshit? Have Google gone Nuclear?

It's interesting how on this forum, opinion for or against about this new legislation is split largely down ideological lines. It's also interesting that this massive new slab of red tape and government interference is being imposed by the Coalition, who like to preach about a smaller government an...
by Sensible Stephen
Thu Feb 18, 2021 7:32 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Australian Posters, what is this Yahoo search bullshit? Have Google gone Nuclear?
Replies: 392
Views: 7843

Re: Australian Posters, what is this Yahoo search bullshit? Have Google gone Nuclear?

Frankly, as an avid consumer of news, I'd be extremely worried if someone didn't have lots of news links appearing on their FB home feed. LOL. I have zero. So you don't consume news? I don't use Facebook for news, or any other media consumption. Most people under 35 don't. So you don't use Facebook...
by Sensible Stephen
Thu Feb 18, 2021 7:27 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Australian Posters, what is this Yahoo search bullshit? Have Google gone Nuclear?
Replies: 392
Views: 7843

Re: Australian Posters, what is this Yahoo search bullshit? Have Google gone Nuclear?

Frankly, as an avid consumer of news, I'd be extremely worried if someone didn't have lots of news links appearing on their FB home feed. LOL. I have zero. So you don't consume news? I don't use Facebook for news, or any other media consumption. Most people under 35 don't. Stephen goes directly to ...
by Sensible Stephen
Thu Feb 18, 2021 7:18 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Australian Posters, what is this Yahoo search bullshit? Have Google gone Nuclear?
Replies: 392
Views: 7843

Re: Australian Posters, what is this Yahoo search bullshit? Have Google gone Nuclear?

Ali's Choice wrote: Thu Feb 18, 2021 7:16 am
Sensible Stephen wrote: Thu Feb 18, 2021 7:15 am
Ali's Choice wrote: Thu Feb 18, 2021 7:14 am Frankly, as an avid consumer of news, I'd be extremely worried if someone didn't have lots of news links appearing on their FB home feed.
LOL. I have zero.
So you don't consume news?
I don't use Facebook for news, or any other media consumption. Most people under 35 don't.
by Sensible Stephen
Thu Feb 18, 2021 7:17 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Australian Posters, what is this Yahoo search bullshit? Have Google gone Nuclear?
Replies: 392
Views: 7843

Re: Australian Posters, what is this Yahoo search bullshit? Have Google gone Nuclear?

guy smiley wrote: Thu Feb 18, 2021 7:15 am
Sensible Stephen wrote: Thu Feb 18, 2021 7:11 am
guy smiley wrote: Thu Feb 18, 2021 7:09 am
Listen to yourself ffs
????

You think its not an issue?
You think I can’t work my way around that.
:lol: So, its an issue, right?
by Sensible Stephen
Thu Feb 18, 2021 7:15 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Australian Posters, what is this Yahoo search bullshit? Have Google gone Nuclear?
Replies: 392
Views: 7843

Re: Australian Posters, what is this Yahoo search bullshit? Have Google gone Nuclear?

Ali's Choice wrote: Thu Feb 18, 2021 7:14 am Frankly, as an avid consumer of news, I'd be extremely worried if someone didn't have lots of news links appearing on their FB home feed.
LOL. I have zero.
by Sensible Stephen
Thu Feb 18, 2021 7:11 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Australian Posters, what is this Yahoo search bullshit? Have Google gone Nuclear?
Replies: 392
Views: 7843

Re: Australian Posters, what is this Yahoo search bullshit? Have Google gone Nuclear?

guy smiley wrote: Thu Feb 18, 2021 7:09 am
Listen to yourself ffs
????

You think its not an issue?
by Sensible Stephen
Thu Feb 18, 2021 7:07 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Australian Posters, what is this Yahoo search bullshit? Have Google gone Nuclear?
Replies: 392
Views: 7843

Re: Australian Posters, what is this Yahoo search bullshit? Have Google gone Nuclear?

The wording in the legislation is extremely general, so FB have had to use a very broad brush. They should be commended for trying to comply with Australian laws. No they shouldn’t (and who told you the wording is extremely general?). All companies that operate in Aus should comply with local laws ...
by Sensible Stephen
Thu Feb 18, 2021 3:40 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Chinese strategists: "New Zealand holds the key to the world"
Replies: 48
Views: 2430

Re: Chinese strategists: "New Zealand holds the key to the world"

obelixtim wrote: Thu Feb 18, 2021 3:34 am Sad there are so many cvnts who appoint themselves as politically correct police sticking their noses in without being asked. Who appointed you minister of PC anyway?

Maybe you should take a look at your own racist PM.
I'm just not keen on racists such as yourself.
by Sensible Stephen
Thu Feb 18, 2021 3:18 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Chinese strategists: "New Zealand holds the key to the world"
Replies: 48
Views: 2430

Re: Chinese strategists: "New Zealand holds the key to the world"

Well Stephen, they don't look or act Chinese, because it's not possible to be both Chinese and a New Zealander. And Chinese is an umbrella term meaning anybody with Asian ancestry, so don't come with your nitpicking about "Koreans" and other mythological types. Furthermore I'll have you know that J...
by Sensible Stephen
Thu Feb 18, 2021 3:04 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Australian Posters, what is this Yahoo search bullshit? Have Google gone Nuclear?
Replies: 392
Views: 7843

Re: Australian Posters, what is this Yahoo search bullshit? Have Google gone Nuclear?

Finally Facebook has very much pushed the culture war that our friends over in that thread love banging on about. They have filtered news sites so you only see opinions that agree with you, and news agencies have responded by going more extreme. Id love to see something come in that stops that. Pro...
by Sensible Stephen
Thu Feb 18, 2021 2:45 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Chinese strategists: "New Zealand holds the key to the world"
Replies: 48
Views: 2430

Re: Chinese strategists: "New Zealand holds the key to the world"

Why don't you think these people are Kiwis? And why are you using racist spelling to make your former PMs name sound Korean? Because they don't look, speak or act like a duck. And fudge off with your racist bullshit. Its a nickname. What does a Kiwi look like? And the racist stuff... look at what y...
by Sensible Stephen
Thu Feb 18, 2021 1:58 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Hurricanes halves pairing?
Replies: 26
Views: 505

Re: The Hurricanes halves pairing?

Looks like to start the season it will be Jackson Garden-Bachop at 10 and Jonathan Taumateine at 9. Without wanting to sound too critical, is that the weakest first choice 9/10 combo in the history of the franchise? The Hurricanes have quality sprinkled throughout their squad, but unless their halv...
by Sensible Stephen
Thu Feb 18, 2021 1:48 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Hurricanes halves pairing?
Replies: 26
Views: 505

Re: The Hurricanes halves pairing?

Looks like to start the season it will be Jackson Garden-Bachop at 10 and Jonathan Taumateine at 9. Without wanting to sound too critical, is that the weakest first choice 9/10 combo in the history of the franchise? The Hurricanes have quality sprinkled throughout their squad, but unless their halv...
by Sensible Stephen
Thu Feb 18, 2021 1:04 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Australian Posters, what is this Yahoo search bullshit? Have Google gone Nuclear?
Replies: 392
Views: 7843

Re: Australian Posters, what is this Yahoo search bullshit? Have Google gone Nuclear?

I am shocked at the number of people who use Facebook for news, or anything actually. Grandpas. You old fellas need to get hip with the internet jive.
by Sensible Stephen
Thu Feb 18, 2021 12:39 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Chinese strategists: "New Zealand holds the key to the world"
Replies: 48
Views: 2430

Re: Chinese strategists: "New Zealand holds the key to the world"

This stinks of... hmmm Hong Kong, Malaysia? Maybe they aren't even Chinese at all? Don't conflate the ills of the CCP with Asian people please. Well they certainly aren't Africans. And they all seem to be speaking Cantonese or Mandarin. How does that refute any of what I said above? And why do you ...
by Sensible Stephen
Wed Feb 17, 2021 9:17 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Commentary team from hell...or heaven.
Replies: 77
Views: 2043

Re: Commentary team from hell...or heaven.

I see Kearns as more colour commentary. He doesn't need to explain the intricacies of the modern game. In any case, there's not much option when it comes to the Aussie commentators. Greg Gowden is okay. The rest are naff. At least Kearns is amusing. Sean Maloney is excellent. Glad Stan has him as l...
by Sensible Stephen
Wed Feb 17, 2021 9:11 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Chinese strategists: "New Zealand holds the key to the world"
Replies: 48
Views: 2430

Re: Chinese strategists: "New Zealand holds the key to the world"

This stinks of... hmmm Hong Kong, Malaysia? Maybe they aren't even Chinese at all? Don't conflate the ills of the CCP with Asian people please. Well they certainly aren't Africans. And they all seem to be speaking Cantonese or Mandarin. How does that refute any of what I said above? And why do you ...
by Sensible Stephen
Tue Feb 16, 2021 11:33 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Chinese strategists: "New Zealand holds the key to the world"
Replies: 48
Views: 2430

Re: Chinese strategists: "New Zealand holds the key to the world"

Does a country need unanimous votes from the member countries of the TPP to join the TPP? China is probably worried that UK will block them from joining the TPP if they join before them. I do actually think that NZ politics has to a certain extent been compromised by the Chinese. Or NZ just needs t...
by Sensible Stephen
Tue Feb 16, 2021 7:39 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Aussies - Morally Corrupt
Replies: 249
Views: 4312

Re: Aussies - Morally Corrupt

I think like you, we'd be happy to let her face the consequences of her actions where she is, but unfortunately there are several very young children involved now. Why not follow our government's lead and lock those little kids up in a jail on some barely inhabited island prison? Who cares about th...
by Sensible Stephen
Tue Feb 16, 2021 7:29 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Rate Kiwi athlete Lisa Carrington
Replies: 384
Views: 14261

Re: Rate Kiwi athlete Lisa Carrington

Not bad, but since she takes drugs, its a no from me.