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by Adrianmole
Sun Oct 25, 2020 1:57 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Magpies break a 38 year hoodoo, victory over Canterbury
Replies: 25
Views: 762

Re: The Magpies break a 38 year hoodoo, victory over Canterbury

Beating Canterbury is becoming a habit, even BoP did it and then some. HB may have bring their A team and game.
by Adrianmole
Sun Oct 25, 2020 1:51 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Entertaining Pics Thread (definitely with NSFW content)
Replies: 58415
Views: 6969519

Re: The Entertaining Pics Thread (definitely with NSFW content)

I thought I had tried that before. When I recreated this I get..

Image

Then pasted this using CTL V having previous saved this to buffer.
by Adrianmole
Sun Oct 25, 2020 12:22 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Entertaining Pics Thread (definitely with NSFW content)
Replies: 58415
Views: 6969519

Re: The Entertaining Pics Thread (definitely with NSFW content)

FFS.

Tried to load a scan of a 1980 Waikato vs SA ticket to Rugby Park.
But hav head no joy.

This Boomer will need a Millenial to do this .
by Adrianmole
Sun Oct 25, 2020 12:20 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Entertaining Pics Thread (definitely with NSFW content)
Replies: 58415
Views: 6969519

Re: The Entertaining Pics Thread (definitely with NSFW content)

Speaking of shit shows why will this forum not upload pics?
CCE25102020_2.jpeg
by Adrianmole
Sun Oct 25, 2020 12:18 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Entertaining Pics Thread (definitely with NSFW content)
Replies: 58415
Views: 6969519

Re: The Entertaining Pics Thread (definitely with NSFW content)

What did you do in the War against Apartheid Daddy? Thought I had thrown these out sometime ago but in having a clean up found them tucked into a manilla folder. So may happy memories post match, abusing long haired protesters and the commie press...... Actually they broke in where we we're standing...
by Adrianmole
Mon Oct 19, 2020 7:35 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Your favourite player.
Replies: 98
Views: 1712

Re: Your favourite player.

Kiwias wrote: Sun Oct 18, 2020 2:17 pm Bruce Robertson. Such elegance and grace, combined with ball skills and searing pace. I had the good fortune to meeting him when I was his interpreter at a dinner with some senior muppets from the JRFU and he was great to talk to.
I will see your Bruce and raise you a Mike Gibson.
by Adrianmole
Sun Oct 18, 2020 8:41 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Wallabies v All-Blacks - Bledisloe II - Official Match Thread
Replies: 492
Views: 4559

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

Just back from the pub. Reasonably happy with that. Think the score flatters us a bit. It never really felt like OZ were out of it. Just back from the game. Your comments are spot on. Oz were competitive the whole game but could not get the points,. Bothe teams were let off by the respective opposi...
by Adrianmole
Sat Oct 17, 2020 3:00 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Wallabies v All-Blacks - Bledisloe II - Official Match Thread
Replies: 492
Views: 4559

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

wamberal wrote: Sat Oct 17, 2020 2:53 am
Adrianmole wrote: Sat Oct 17, 2020 2:17 am

All in all going to an awesome day regardless of the result.
I know you don't really mean that. Anyway, have a great afternoon, I am green with envy.
:nod:
by Adrianmole
Sat Oct 17, 2020 2:32 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: NZ Politics Thread
Replies: 33340
Views: 1216281

Re: NZ Politics Thread

Voted. And seemed to have had the same experience as most. No lines and super simple to do. And only a 2 to 3 minute walk from my house. A big thumbs up to Electoral Commission. :thumbup: Very painless process here in NZ. Not sure why it it is such a cluster in the States , with all their resources...
by Adrianmole
Sat Oct 17, 2020 2:31 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: NZ Politics Thread
Replies: 33340
Views: 1216281

Re: NZ Politics Thread

They must tag them young in your circle if being 40 yr old Grandmother is not unusual. The puerile references to Cindy is mindless misogyny but you get that with social media mainly. The overly familiar references to Jacinda by reputedly mainstream pundits sources is a milder form of that but equall...
by Adrianmole
Sat Oct 17, 2020 2:17 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Wallabies v All-Blacks - Bledisloe II - Official Match Thread
Replies: 492
Views: 4559

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

Paid the equivalent of the annual GDP of Zimbabwe to buy 2 tickets for the South Stand on about 1/2 ways high up, so should be a great view. Will make a day of it and head on early for some retail therapy prior to with a late lunch thrown in. All in all going to an awesome day regardless of the resu...
by Adrianmole
Sat Oct 17, 2020 2:11 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: NZ Politics Thread
Replies: 33340
Views: 1216281

Re: NZ Politics Thread

Voted last weekend and it was a breeze with minimal queues and clear instructions provided by the volunteer who sat behind the desk.

When you think about what occurs in other countries and what passes for representation NZ is truely GodZone Country
by Adrianmole
Sat Oct 17, 2020 2:09 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: NZ Politics Thread
Replies: 33340
Views: 1216281

Re: NZ Politics Thread

I'm off to vote soon. Have two polling stations within an easy walk, one only a few hundred meters away. Will take the dog with us so he can have a run around on the school playing field afterwards. Feeling very lucky to be living somewhere with a reasonably well run election system after seeing th...
by Adrianmole
Sun Oct 11, 2020 12:19 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Wallabies were absolutely robbed!
Replies: 242
Views: 2920

Re: Wallabies were absolutely robbed!

I hate to whinge about the referee but this is absurd at test level. There's 17 points in this and two yellow cards, and the last one would have won the match for Australia. I really hate to blame the referee, but the facts are as clear as they could possibly be. 1. Foot clearly in touch. Angus Gar...
by Adrianmole
Sun Oct 11, 2020 12:15 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Wallabies were absolutely robbed!
Replies: 242
Views: 2920

Re: Wallabies were absolutely robbed!

I hate to whinge about the referee but this is absurd at test level. There's 17 points in this and two yellow cards, and the last one would have won the match for Australia. I really hate to blame the referee, but the facts are as clear as they could possibly be. 1. Foot clearly in touch. Angus Gar...
by Adrianmole
Sun Oct 11, 2020 12:08 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Bled I - All Blacks v. Wallabies OFFICIAL match thread
Replies: 679
Views: 6665

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

Thoroughly enjoyed that game with 4 quality tries scored. The AB's defence was very good against a slick Aussie phase play. White was very lively, Cane very staunch in D. Hopefully Reiko can get rid of the unprofessional showboating habits. Speaking of unprofessional where was the droppy from both s...
by Adrianmole
Sun Oct 11, 2020 2:25 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: All Blacks fail to sell out 10k stadium for Bledisloe 1
Replies: 20
Views: 801

Re: All Blacks fail to sell out 10k stadium for Bledisloe 1

At last I am competitive, not like Oz.....to soon? :roll:
by Adrianmole
Sun Oct 11, 2020 2:24 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: NZ Politics Thread
Replies: 33340
Views: 1216281

Re: NZ Politics Thread

The Dairy sector being the most industrialised form of pasture farming has had the most attention from regulators, especially with effluent management in and around the yard and shed with subsequent disposal. However the real Very Large Friesian in the room is the degree of mass landing of soluble N...
by Adrianmole
Sun Oct 11, 2020 2:07 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Managed to make my Pizza stone explode last night
Replies: 34
Views: 715

Re: Managed to make my Pizza stone explode last night

If only you believed more in Jacinda. She has a list of those who have been naughty and nice. And you have been a rather Horrid Darky. :uhoh:
by Adrianmole
Sun Oct 11, 2020 2:02 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: All Blacks fail to sell out 10k stadium for Bledisloe 1
Replies: 20
Views: 801

Re: All Blacks fail to sell out 10k stadium for Bledisloe 1

We are talking Austruckingfalia here so it could have been a hard sell.
by Adrianmole
Sun Oct 11, 2020 1:58 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Bled I - All Blacks v. Wallabies OFFICIAL match thread
Replies: 679
Views: 6665

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

What idiot decided to schedule this game at a time when every Kiwi Dairy farmer is milking? :frown: :roll: Good point. Thankfully farmer can stream the test to a screen in his milking shed. 8) :thumbup: Was not aware that Filipino workers were mad keen on Footy. Presumable the archetypical National...
by Adrianmole
Sat Oct 10, 2020 9:19 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: NZ Politics Thread
Replies: 33340
Views: 1216281

Re: NZ Politics Thread

https://www.mfe.govt.nz/publications/fresh-water/our-freshwater-2020/issue-2-water-polluted-urban-farming-and-forestry-areas Cities make up 1 percent of nz river length but I’m firmly in the camp we all have to do our bit. And are all highly regulated and have been for 50 od dyears. The rural secto...
by Adrianmole
Sat Oct 10, 2020 9:12 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Bled I - All Blacks v. Wallabies OFFICIAL match thread
Replies: 679
Views: 6665

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

I must say the Bok supporters on here really do think they are world class selectors since winning the RWC 2019. This despite the fact their side were beaten by NZ in the group stages, and got past a pretty bushed Wales outfit by the skin of their teeth. SA should get their rainbow arses on a jet p...
by Adrianmole
Sat Oct 10, 2020 9:05 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: IRB first to call bullshit on Trans Sport
Replies: 326
Views: 9434

Re: IRB first to call bullshit on Trans Sport

People are always going to get injured playing Rugby it's about minimising risk. There is an argument about weight ranges for mini and esp. junior rugby, but it still does bring a host of other issues, (numbers being one of them esp. for smaller clubs). https://www.bbc.com/sport/amp/rugby-union/536...
by Adrianmole
Fri Oct 09, 2020 12:28 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Bled I - All Blacks v. Wallabies OFFICIAL match thread
Replies: 679
Views: 6665

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

Beaudy will replace Ritchie in the 2nd half with Jordy going to FB and Clarke replacing, if all going to plan of course 8)
by Adrianmole
Fri Oct 09, 2020 12:26 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Bled I - All Blacks v. Wallabies OFFICIAL match thread
Replies: 679
Views: 6665

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

RandomNavigat0r wrote: Thu Oct 08, 2020 9:30 am WTF with the referees, and it's IN New Zealand ..

Surely having Aussie refs for the two kiwi games and vice versa makes a bit more sense?
Getting your excuses in early. Good planning.
by Adrianmole
Tue Oct 06, 2020 12:10 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: I have just bought my Bledisloe tickets so where is the Fred for this game?
Replies: 21
Views: 837

Re: I have just bought my Bledisloe tickets so where is the Fred for this game?

TBH just a bit of spade work.

Hopefully I do not score in the corner as it make the conversion more diificult to cross the line. ;)
by Adrianmole
Tue Oct 06, 2020 12:07 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Du Toit reveals Boks secret Tactics for World Cup Final
Replies: 47
Views: 1728

Re: Du Toit reveals Boks secret Tactics for World Cup Final

Still none the wiser as to what were the winning tactics other than not play NZ in the final 8)
by Adrianmole
Tue Oct 06, 2020 12:05 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: I have just bought my Bledisloe tickets so where is the Fred for this game?
Replies: 21
Views: 837

I have just bought my Bledisloe tickets so where is the Fred for this game?

Bought in a Super Rugby Member Pre sale before public release. Will take the Missus for a day out at the Garden Of Eden.

Who says romance is dead?
by Adrianmole
Mon Oct 05, 2020 11:53 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: NZ Politics Thread
Replies: 33340
Views: 1216281

Re: NZ Politics Thread

Judith praying is a show of pragmatism as opposed to opportunism.


She really really really needs a miracle. :blush:
by Adrianmole
Sun Oct 04, 2020 3:55 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Trump tests positive with Covid with his wife too
Replies: 607
Views: 14156

Re: Trump tests positive with Covid with his wife too

Do not wish the for the POTUS to expire as a result of COVID , even thought the delicious irony of that sweet drink would wash away the bitterness in my mouth towards the Orange one. No, I will take the high road and wish him a speedy recovery and full health after hovering between life and death fo...
by Adrianmole
Sun Sep 13, 2020 8:21 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: NZ Politics Thread
Replies: 33340
Views: 1216281

Re: NZ Politics Thread

I'm not sure why NZ feels it needs to reinvent the wheel with regards to the management of sports teams when there are many countries operating successfully with Pro sports leagues despite having much higher Covid rates than us. Perhaps because we don't want to acquire their higher covid rates by l...
by Adrianmole
Sun Sep 13, 2020 8:14 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Rugby Championship - to be in Aus...
Replies: 369
Views: 8338

Re: Rugby Championship - to be in Aus...

It is an election so lots of posturing to he had.

The RC championship in OZ is not a cert in any case as COVID and SA availability are major flys in the ointment.

NZ may have to another round of Soup Aoteroa, if the NZRU can afford it, but without the crowds is a huge barrier.
by Adrianmole
Sat Sep 12, 2020 2:04 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Rugby Championship - to be in Aus...
Replies: 369
Views: 8338

Re: Rugby Championship - to be in Aus...

Hopefully the RC does go ahead, regardless of the venues.

I t would great to see some of the new young talent on display.
by Adrianmole
Thu Sep 10, 2020 9:42 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Woman wants in on Man Club
Replies: 20
Views: 969

Re: Woman wants in on Man Club

Make her an honoury man
by Adrianmole
Sat Sep 05, 2020 10:18 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: North/South: Who are the contenders? Add? Subtract?
Replies: 50
Views: 2631

Re: North/South: Who are the contenders? Add? Subtract?

Fantastic contest with superb skills shown by both sides. Glad I signed up for weeks free subscription to Sky Sport Now streaming to get the live stream 2 minutes before the game started :lol: The screen freeze that occurred early in the 2nd half will sufficient an excuse to cease membership early t...
by Adrianmole
Sat Aug 22, 2020 9:07 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Scott Robertson: I want to coach the Lions
Replies: 51
Views: 2152

Re: Scott Robertson: I want to coach the Lions

Warren Gatland may have been the best coach in 'easy rugby' . But he's just coached the Chiefs to a winless season in Super Rugby Aotearoa. They were genuinely pathetic, and an embarrasment to their fans and region. Robertson's team just happened to win that comp. Warran Gatland will be learning fr...