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by Chemi
Tue Jul 04, 2017 7:44 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: A third card?
Replies: 167
Views: 6612

Re: A third card?

Maybe already suggested but I like the idea similar to ice hockey where the player in the s bin can return when points are scored. I think this should be a minimum of 10 points, so 10 points or ten minutes whichever is sooner for a yellow card. The decision might have been quicker for a sending off ...
by Chemi
Thu Jun 29, 2017 10:14 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Entertaining Pics Thread (definitely with NSFW content)
Replies: 58496
Views: 7071945

Re: The Entertaining Pics Thread (definitely with NSFW conte

A microCT image of an aortic valve we took at work for a new project on valve infections


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by Chemi
Wed Jun 28, 2017 9:37 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Commuting in Style
Replies: 5
Views: 893

Re: Commuting in Style

NASA astronauts do it too, but they probably ought to be doing the practice

http://www.flyingmag.com/pilots-places/ ... ane#page-2
by Chemi
Mon Jun 26, 2017 9:02 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Worst PM decisions?
Replies: 58
Views: 2619

Re: Worst PM decisions?

Allowing the French to veto the formation of the states of Isreal and Palestine after WW1?
by Chemi
Thu Jun 22, 2017 11:56 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: 3 450m sniper shot
Replies: 98
Views: 3936

Re: 3 450m sniper shot

With a ten second flight time was the target asleep or was it a really really lucky shot? Adjusting for wind, curve of the Earth and predicting someone's movements, pretty sharp shooting He was manning a crew served heavy machine gun. Ah okay, there must still be a limit on the range as the energy ...
by Chemi
Thu Jun 22, 2017 11:02 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: 3 450m sniper shot
Replies: 98
Views: 3936

Re: 3 450m sniper shot

With a ten second flight time was the target asleep or was it a really really lucky shot? Adjusting for wind, curve of the Earth and predicting someone's movements, pretty sharp shooting
by Chemi
Tue Jun 20, 2017 10:22 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Jack Nowell
Replies: 126
Views: 11590

Re: Jack Nowell

Double
by Chemi
Tue Jun 20, 2017 10:17 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Jack Nowell
Replies: 126
Views: 11590

Re: Jack Nowell

That's just described a JJ style player at 13 which we have. I prefer the pace of Johnny May but you can't fault his tanacity and try scoring bits and pieces style play
by Chemi
Sun Jun 18, 2017 11:06 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Corbyn calls on empty London houses to be seized + occupied
Replies: 322
Views: 13945

Re: Corbyn calls on empty London houses to be seized + occup

The CPOs would take quite some time though. Plenty of hotel rooms in London for at least temporary housing, not ideal but something. On another note, and for the future, there needs to be some work on the public understanding of risk in that how dangerous are high rise flats? In words that the publ...
by Chemi
Sun Jun 18, 2017 11:01 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Corbyn calls on empty London houses to be seized + occupied
Replies: 322
Views: 13945

Re: Corbyn calls on empty London houses to be seized + occup

The CPOs would take quite some time though. Plenty of hotel rooms in London for at least temporary housing, not ideal but something. On another note, and for the future, there needs to be some work on the public understanding of risk in that how dangerous are high rise flats? In words that the publ...
by Chemi
Sun Jun 18, 2017 10:51 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Corbyn calls on empty London houses to be seized + occupied
Replies: 322
Views: 13945

Re: Corbyn calls on empty London houses to be seized + occup

The CPOs would take quite some time though. Plenty of hotel rooms in London for at least temporary housing, not ideal but something. On another note, and for the future, there needs to be some work on the public understanding of risk in that how dangerous are high rise flats? In words that the publi...
by Chemi
Fri Jun 16, 2017 11:05 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Tower Block fire in London?
Replies: 1872
Views: 89991

Re: Tower Block fire in London?

Olddantucker wrote:Holy crap, what an unedifying thread this is turning out to be - so many Tory cvnts defending the indefensible.
Maybe English isn't your first language? Obvious emotions but no need for such a statement. Certainly doesn't help the situation on the ground
by Chemi
Fri Jun 16, 2017 11:03 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Tower Block fire in London?
Replies: 1872
Views: 89991

Re: Tower Block fire in London?

Hot weather, real (and justified) anger, this has the real potential to spill over. Concerning times... 30 degrees in London this weekend... good job it's not a bank holiday too. Trouping the colour this weekend, heightened security, stretched services all round, not a good mix Feel sorry for the p...
by Chemi
Fri Jun 16, 2017 11:00 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Tower Block fire in London?
Replies: 1872
Views: 89991

Re: Tower Block fire in London?

Poor Tory acolytes spinning around and being all confused why the local community isn't showering praise and thanks on May. Don't think anyone is looking for praise for May nor is anyone confused by the response, more to do with the portrayal and what else can be done which is of greater benefit to...
by Chemi
Fri Jun 16, 2017 10:58 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Tower Block fire in London?
Replies: 1872
Views: 89991

Re: Tower Block fire in London?

croyals wrote:Hot weather, real (and justified) anger, this has the real potential to spill over. Concerning times...
30 degrees in London this weekend... good job it's not a bank holiday too. Trouping the colour this weekend, heightened security, stretched services all round, not a good mix
by Chemi
Fri Jun 16, 2017 10:49 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Tower Block fire in London?
Replies: 1872
Views: 89991

Re: Tower Block fire in London?

I'm getting really sick of every event being turned into propaganda at the moment, hugely stoked by the media. May doesn't hug the people, Corbyn makes sure to been to hug many, who sent out their Twitter condolences first etc. etc. I know everything has a political angle to it, but why can't peopl...
by Chemi
Fri Jun 16, 2017 10:35 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Tower Block fire in London?
Replies: 1872
Views: 89991

Re: Tower Block fire in London?

From Toxteth to Strangeways riots to Tottenham and all those In between, that knife edge, mixed with high emotion, a bit of sunshine it's a toxic mix. Hence we don't need McDonnell advocating "protest" when there is a risk of civil unrest. It's like a bit sh1t at the moment so people need to be rea...
by Chemi
Fri Jun 16, 2017 10:30 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Tower Block fire in London?
Replies: 1872
Views: 89991

Re: Tower Block fire in London?

From Toxteth to Strangeways riots to Tottenham and all those In between, that knife edge, mixed with high emotion, a bit of sunshine it's a toxic mix. Hence we don't need McDonnell advocating "protest" when there is a risk of civil unrest. It's like a bit sh1t at the moment so people need to be real...
by Chemi
Fri Jun 16, 2017 10:20 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Tower Block fire in London?
Replies: 1872
Views: 89991

Re: Tower Block fire in London?

May should have gone and taken her lumps. Other PM's would have done. There would have been riots. So??? She should have been down there anyway. The leader of the country visits the site of a disaster. Thems the rules She has, three times, the tower block, hospital and church. Genuine peaceful prot...
by Chemi
Fri Jun 16, 2017 10:16 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Tower Block fire in London?
Replies: 1872
Views: 89991

Re: Tower Block fire in London?

Maybe but the reverence that Churchill might have had just doesn't exist in society and is even less so in situations like these. I'm sure her background gives her some moral compass and empathy but isn't showing it it in public and yes being available would help with that. I just don't get the feel...
by Chemi
Fri Jun 16, 2017 10:10 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Tower Block fire in London?
Replies: 1872
Views: 89991

Re: Tower Block fire in London?

May should have gone and taken her lumps. Other PM's would have done. Having just read on the BBC some of the mood in the area, I don't think even that would have placated the residents. They are quite clearly angry and need a target but there will be little reasoning going on. Being surrounded by ...
by Chemi
Fri Jun 16, 2017 9:55 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Tower Block fire in London?
Replies: 1872
Views: 89991

Re: Tower Block fire in London?

Sefton wrote:I see the usual suspects are saving their vitriol for some Z list celebrity who goes out amongst the victims rather than the PM of this country who avoided them.
Security risk apparently, the Queen is less of a target
by Chemi
Mon Jun 12, 2017 11:53 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Southampton tips
Replies: 23
Views: 1204

Re: Southampton tips

Oxford street is about it, or a trip to Winchester. I live the other side of the Hamble from the Jolly Sailor but it depends how far you want to travel. There is a pretty good restaurant at the Wickham vineyard which used to have a Michelin star.
by Chemi
Sun Jun 11, 2017 10:59 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: **OFFICIAL** English Rugby Thread
Replies: 87796
Views: 4482770

Re: **OFFICIAL** English Rugby Thread

Williams/Collier - thought Williams had done pretty well, he just had nothing left in the tank. Impressive performer but might need to work on his fitness. I know at Exeter they change the entire front row unit on cue. For some reason I was thinking San Juan was at altitude but it's only 640m, so n...
by Chemi
Sat Jun 10, 2017 4:45 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Jeff's All New and Improved Lions Ratings v Crusaders
Replies: 179
Views: 14283

Re: Jeff's All New and Improved Lions Ratings v Crusaders

^^ being born in Wales? Oh no, hang on...
by Chemi
Sat Jun 10, 2017 1:26 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The OFFICIAL 2017 General Election Thread
Replies: 10315
Views: 426654

Re: The OFFICIAL 2017 General Election Thread

Possible election before October? Just so the youth / student vote are not at Uni. That would be even worse. Many of the Labour surges happened in safe university seats. If the students are spread around the country, expect more Labour gains. True but might also dilute the effect and they might be ...
by Chemi
Sat Jun 10, 2017 12:40 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The OFFICIAL 2017 General Election Thread
Replies: 10315
Views: 426654

Re: The OFFICIAL 2017 General Election Thread

Possible election before October? Just so the youth / student vote are not at Uni.
by Chemi
Thu Jun 08, 2017 8:51 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Entertaining Pics Thread (definitely with NSFW content)
Replies: 58496
Views: 7071945

Re: The Entertaining Pics Thread (definitely with NSFW conte

^^ Jasper? Hardie exact same thought. Beautiful either way. I was lucky to live in Calgary for a few years and drove up the ice parkway to Jasper to meet my parents off the train. We spent an hour looking the wrong way up the train track as it slowly coasted in behind us. Seeing as the picture is B...
by Chemi
Wed Jun 07, 2017 11:16 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Kit Cars
Replies: 17
Views: 1547

Re: Kit Cars

My house mate from Uni made a Merlin (Morgan) based on a Sierra

http://car-from-uk.com/sale.php?id=48135

(It might even be the one above as the colour, date and base vehicle is all familiar). He enjoyed the experience but sold it when he moved to Canada
by Chemi
Wed Jun 07, 2017 10:54 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Entertaining Pics Thread (definitely with NSFW content)
Replies: 58496
Views: 7071945

Re: The Entertaining Pics Thread (definitely with NSFW conte

hornets wrote:
Chemi wrote:^^ Jasper?

Banff
Cheers :thumbup:
by Chemi
Tue Jun 06, 2017 10:47 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The OFFICIAL 2017 General Election Thread
Replies: 10315
Views: 426654

Re: The OFFICIAL 2017 General Election Thread

The Sky report mentioned Corbyn and McDonnell had tried to keep her off the air. McDonnell seems to have disappeared too, not a bad thing I guess unless the Cons need his interesting take on economics to win back support
by Chemi
Sun Jun 04, 2017 6:57 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Incident in London
Replies: 1211
Views: 79270

Re: Incident in London

henry wrote:
Duff Paddy wrote:Seems to be some confusion in the media - did the cops accidentally kill a bystander
Shot. Not killed. As far as I'm aware.
In the head but little detail
by Chemi
Sun Jun 04, 2017 6:54 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Incident in London
Replies: 1211
Views: 79270

Re: Incident in London

Unfortunately at least one hit a bystander. You would hope they all landed and would be comparable to highly trained special forces etc. The threat level hasn't yet been raised for military involvement
by Chemi
Sat Jun 03, 2017 8:25 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The OFFICIAL 2017 General Election Thread
Replies: 10315
Views: 426654

Re: The OFFICIAL 2017 General Election Thread

Do you mean Corbyn is a +10 or a further -10 on the polling?
by Chemi
Mon May 29, 2017 8:40 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The OFFICIAL 2017 General Election Thread
Replies: 10315
Views: 426654

Re: The OFFICIAL 2017 General Election Thread

There is a worrying lack of economic understanding from Corbyn supporters, particularly over university fees. A lot of them seem to be under the impression that there are fees purely because the Government feels like it (they probably think it's some type of class warfare), rather than there needin...
by Chemi
Mon May 29, 2017 10:51 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The OFFICIAL 2017 General Election Thread
Replies: 10315
Views: 426654

Re: The OFFICIAL 2017 General Election Thread

There is a worrying lack of economic understanding from Corbyn supporters, particularly over university fees. A lot of them seem to be under the impression that there are fees purely because the Government feels like it (they probably think it's some type of class warfare), rather than there needin...
by Chemi
Sun May 28, 2017 11:38 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Aviva Premiership Final - Wasps vs Exeter - May 27th 14.30
Replies: 341
Views: 13216

Re: Aviva Premiership Final - Wasps vs Exeter - May 27th 14.

Took the family for their first HQ encounter and my 12 and 9 yo enjoyed the day. Burgers, flags, face paint etc. Sat with lots of Wasps fans despite being fairly neutral and it was all good natured and my boys were well looked after by the older ladies sat behind us. Was surprised Chiefs didn't kick...
by Chemi
Sun May 28, 2017 11:25 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Military History/Pics Thread.
Replies: 2274
Views: 280571

Re: The Military History/Pics Thread.

Sorry for popping in without a pic but thought id pass on a good trip to the Imperial war museum today. They have an exhibition of VC, about 50 or so with little vignettes. Particularly they had the VC awarded to John Chard from Rorkes drift amongst others. Well worth the trip if you can http://www....
by Chemi
Thu May 25, 2017 10:54 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Great stills from great movies
Replies: 572
Views: 26275

Re: Great stills from great movies

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