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by armchairfan
Tue Jan 14, 2020 11:19 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: IKEA
Replies: 66
Views: 2755

Re: IKEA

I went to the one at Lakeside just before christmas on a thursday at 4:00pm... it was empty! :shock: only decent Ikea trip I've ever had. Been loads and like their stuff just not the hell it is to buy it!, I had the worst day of my life when my (now ex) wife insisted we had a humongous TV cabinet an...
by armchairfan
Wed May 08, 2019 10:31 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Best Sci-Fi Novels
Replies: 705
Views: 53536

Re: Best Sci-Fi Novels

I have two Peter F Hamilton books on Audible, Pandora's star and Reality Dysfunction. Also have Great North Road on Kindle. Have never read anything by him. Which one would be best to start? Great North Road. It's a self contained novel. Reality Dysfunction is book 1 of 3 in the Confederation, Pand...
by armchairfan
Tue Mar 07, 2017 12:33 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Laurie Fisher goooooooone
Replies: 48
Views: 5566

Re: Laurie Fisher goooooooone

He always reminded me of :

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or am I just showing my age :blush:
by armchairfan
Wed Oct 12, 2016 10:19 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: **OFFICIAL** English Rugby Thread
Replies: 87199
Views: 4378745

Re: **OFFICIAL** English Rugby Thread

I think Ben Spencer is Sarries academy too (and he's shaping up nicely).
by armchairfan
Thu Sep 08, 2016 8:44 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: iPhone 7 - no headphone jack?
Replies: 133
Views: 7169

Re: iPhone 7 - no headphone jack?

I'm no apple fanboy (iTunes is the biggest pile of sh*t on the planet and the music player on the iPhone is equally bad!, mediamonkey and the amazon player for me :) ). Anyway when I first heard about them losing the headphone jack I thought they really shot themselves in the foot, however I got to ...
by armchairfan
Thu Aug 04, 2016 10:08 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Knife attack in RUssell Square
Replies: 241
Views: 7681

Re: Knife attack in RUssell Square

Can anyone post the picture from last night's Evening Standard showing the new police uniform and accessories? My Action Man in the 60's didn't have that much gear FFS. http://i.dailymail.co.uk/i/pix/2016/08/03/13/36D54CF000000578-3721270-The_heavily_armed_officers_carry_semi_automatic_rifles_hand_...
by armchairfan
Mon Jul 18, 2016 10:26 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Women who've aged incredibly well
Replies: 350
Views: 21746

Re: Women who've aged incredibly well

http://www.contactmusic.com/pics/ln/20160618/royal_ascot_day_5_royals_180616_03/royal-ascot_5297408.jpg http://www.bfi.org.uk/films-tv-people/sites/bfi.org.uk.films-tv-people/files/styles/gallery_full/public/bfi_stills/bfi-00n-zmu.jpg?itok=PDpWvp8y Amanda Redman - 58! Finally ... my Globus moment. ...
by armchairfan
Sun Jul 17, 2016 3:06 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Women who've aged incredibly well
Replies: 350
Views: 21746

Re: Women who've aged incredibly well

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Amanda Redman - 58!
by armchairfan
Fri May 13, 2016 2:56 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Champions Cup Final: Racing 92 vs Saracens FC
Replies: 621
Views: 11000

Re: Champions Cup Final: Racing 92 vs Saracens FC

15 Englishman in the Sarries 23. Good stuff. :thumbup: 15 Alex Goode (206) * 14 Chris Ashton (96) * 13 Duncan Taylor (89)* 12 Brad Barritt (c) (168) 11 Chris Wyles (205) 10 Owen Farrell (132) * 9 Richard Wigglesworth (152) * 1 Mako Vunipola (97) 2 Schalk Brits (168) 3 Petrus Du Plessis (128) 4 Maro...
by armchairfan
Thu May 12, 2016 12:48 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Least predictable endings
Replies: 30
Views: 1081

Re: Least predictable endings

Inception
by armchairfan
Thu May 12, 2016 12:37 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Irrational Hatred Thread
Replies: 438
Views: 26241

Re: Irrational Hatred Thread

People who won't move out of the way to let people off the train while waiting to get on. I'm not the Martian Manhunter, I'm not going to fu c king evaporate if you stare at me with that vacant expression for long enough. If you do this, particularly in peak hour, I don't care if you're an octogena...
by armchairfan
Wed May 11, 2016 8:46 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Best end scenes from movies
Replies: 92
Views: 2172

Re: Best end scenes from movies

Brazil

And for those that remember it .. dark star
by armchairfan
Tue Mar 29, 2016 11:54 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: What's wrong with this engine?
Replies: 74
Views: 2803

Re: What's wrong with this engine?

:lol: :lol: Thats brillant, took me ages to see it.
by armchairfan
Wed Feb 24, 2016 2:27 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Long ban in store for Brits?
Replies: 35
Views: 3059

Re: Long ban in store for Brits?

3 weeks according to Chris Jones on twitter. chris jones ‏@chrisjones51 5m5 minutes ago Schalk Brits of Saracens banned for three weeks for punching Gloucester's Nick Wood Good grief running short of Hookers! Though Jared Saunders apparently did a good job so maybe another young EQP will be steppin...
by armchairfan
Wed Feb 24, 2016 2:22 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: **OFFICIAL** English Rugby Thread
Replies: 87199
Views: 4378745

Re: **OFFICIAL** English Rugby Thread

pjm1 wrote:Looks pretty much the same Ewers in the Chiefs twitter snap earlier in the month:

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Should have kept the Hulk version :D ( or is that radiation therepy? :) )
by armchairfan
Tue Feb 09, 2016 9:51 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: **OFFICIAL** English Rugby Thread
Replies: 87199
Views: 4378745

Re: **OFFICIAL** English Rugby Thread

Goode is most certainly next up at 15. I wonder how much Jones really rates him, though. If ever there were a match to sub Mike Brown, the Scotland match was it, he was not carrying the way he normally does and took some poor decisions at times. I suspect Jones may still have trusted him more under...
by armchairfan
Mon Jan 25, 2016 11:14 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Propose me a Company Name
Replies: 98
Views: 3174

Re: Propose me a Company Name

U Dump It We Hump It
by armchairfan
Sat Jan 23, 2016 2:38 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Toulouse vs Sarries, Saturday, 1300
Replies: 52
Views: 1442

Re: Toulouse vs Sarries, Saturday, 1300

Cricfree.tv
by armchairfan
Sat Jan 02, 2016 5:46 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Sarries vs Tiggers
Replies: 87
Views: 3880

Re: Sarries vs Tiggers

Cole getting mangled by Vunipola :uhoh: This is the starting England TH boys. How long is Brookes out for? I should know - I'm a Saints fan... First half of the 6 Nations is the word fun fact, Petrus is EQ :twisted: (I think?) Anyway, I don't think Thacker is offering much ballast at hooker Yes he is
by armchairfan
Thu Dec 31, 2015 2:39 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: iTunes sucks
Replies: 60
Views: 3982

Re: iTunes sucks

Media monkey for me too. Got sick and tired of cleaning up after iTunes spattered my collection which buggered up my squeezebox server.
Upgraded to mediamonkey gold and can rip as flac, means I can organise my music how I want and tag it how I want not how Apple want.
by armchairfan
Thu Dec 17, 2015 1:45 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Book(s) you'd like to see as TV series?
Replies: 131
Views: 7266

Re: Book(s) you'd like to see as TV series?

Raymond E Feist's the Riftwar Saga. 2 seasons on Magician, 1 season on Silverthorn and a season (or possibly two) on Darkness at Sethanon. If it goes well there's all sorts of others to do. You can skip Silverthron altogether tbf. It really is just a standalone story and isn't really particularly g...
by armchairfan
Thu Dec 17, 2015 1:42 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Book(s) you'd like to see as TV series?
Replies: 131
Views: 7266

Re: Book(s) you'd like to see as TV series?

There are rumours of Patrick Rothfuss' Kingkiller Chronicals being made into a TV series ( if you haven't read it , then do so, they are fantastic though is taking his bloody sweet time with the third book ). :thumbup: Terry Pratchett Not sure Iain Banks would work as the books don't really follow. ...
by armchairfan
Fri Dec 11, 2015 3:55 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Star Wars XV
Replies: 29
Views: 1376

Re: Star Wars XV

12 - Lando Calrissian ( need a playmaker at 12 )
by armchairfan
Wed Nov 18, 2015 10:15 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Post your facebook friends tedious status updates*
Replies: 1138
Views: 97275

Re: Post your facebook friends tedious status updates*

This came up on my newsfeed. It's really fcuking irritating me. :x Spoilered for size. https://scontent-syd1-1.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-xaf1/v/t1.0-9/11012056_817126641766909_2606310252668992279_n.jpg?oh=c7fadde8e72160fa25553f2884f88c54&oe=56B87E31 So if my other half asks "Does my bum look big in this...
by armchairfan
Fri Nov 06, 2015 2:07 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Saints vs Sarries, BT Sport, Saturday
Replies: 83
Views: 2366

Re: Saints vs Sarries, BT Sport, Saturday

Teams Up: 15 Alex Goode (187) 14 Chris Ashton (80) 13 Duncan Taylor (71) 12 Brad Barritt (147) 11 Chris Wyles (181) 10 Owen Farrell (116) 9 Richard Wigglesworth (131) 1 Mako Vunipola (80) 2 Schalk Brits (149) 3 Petrus Du Plessis (104) 4 George Kruis (105) 5 Alistair Hargreaves © (70) 6 Maro Itoje (...
by armchairfan
Sat Oct 17, 2015 11:40 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: **OFFICIAL** English Rugby Thread
Replies: 87199
Views: 4378745

Re: **OFFICIAL** English Rugby Thread

Was at AP earlier today. Granted Sale were very poor but Jamie George looks excellent, does the hooking basics excellently, scrummages, good with ball in hand and can defend. Remind me again why he wasn't starting at the World Cup? I was really impressed with Streather, Tompkins, Ellery and Fraser ...
by armchairfan
Sat Oct 17, 2015 11:38 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: **OFFICIAL** English Rugby Thread
Replies: 87199
Views: 4378745

Re: **OFFICIAL** English Rugby Thread

Was at AP earlier today. Granted Sale were very poor but Jamie George looks excellent, does the hooking basics excellently, scrummages, good with ball in hand and can defend. Remind me again why he wasn't starting at the World Cup? Because the England coaching team are devoid of intelligence ( sorr...
by armchairfan
Sat Oct 17, 2015 4:20 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: **OFFICIAL** English Rugby Thread
Replies: 87199
Views: 4378745

Re: **OFFICIAL** English Rugby Thread

Plastic Sarrie wrote:Wigglesworth's out the back of the hand pass for Sarries' BP try was quite something :o
You mean spencer lol
by armchairfan
Wed Oct 07, 2015 12:54 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: In defence of Andy Farrell
Replies: 53
Views: 2599

Re: In defence of Andy Farrell

I think this coaching team have always been thinking in terms of the future as much as in the here and now, and unfortunately we wound up a) caught in the worst part of the transition period from the old Noon-Tindall up the jumper English rugby approach to their new desired chuck it about style, b)...
by armchairfan
Tue Oct 06, 2015 1:33 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Next English Coach?
Replies: 162
Views: 6151

Re: Next English Coach?

http://news.bbcimg.co.uk/media/images/70917000/jpg/_70917663_markmccall.jpg Winning coach Bog off you cant have him! ( or Sanderson, Gussie, Sorrell and Vickers either! ) I suspect they'd struggle with the drop in available funds, tbh. More from upcoming retirements at the end of this season.. but ...
by armchairfan
Tue Oct 06, 2015 1:29 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Next English Coach?
Replies: 162
Views: 6151

Re: Next English Coach?

My "troll" choice would be a team led by Clive Woodward and Eddie Jones. Think of the press conferences, think of the mind games that England could play. We've spend too long as the Tim Nicebutdim of world rugby, let's get back to being the untouchable Alan B'stards... Can we squeeze Brendan Venter...
by armchairfan
Tue Oct 06, 2015 1:26 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Next English Coach?
Replies: 162
Views: 6151

Re: Next English Coach?

Glaston wrote:Image

Winning coach
Bog off you cant have him! ( or Sanderson, Gussie, Sorrell and Vickers either! )
by armchairfan
Tue Oct 06, 2015 12:40 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: **OFFICIAL** English Rugby Thread
Replies: 87199
Views: 4378745

Re: **OFFICIAL** English Rugby Thread

I don't understand the value of that lineup in a dead rubber. Surely Vunipola - George - Webber - Kruis - Launch - Haskell - Wood - Easter - Care - Ford/Slade - JJ/Slade - JJ/Slade - Nowell - Watson - Goode to get all the players in the squad some exposure (otherwise, why bother taking?) and to try...
by armchairfan
Tue Oct 06, 2015 12:39 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: **OFFICIAL** English Rugby Thread
Replies: 87199
Views: 4378745

Re: **OFFICIAL** English Rugby Thread

Oh and Jamie George must be feeling pretty aggrieved right now, surely he was worth a start? :frown: Did he run over Bombers ( apt nickname really when you think about it ) dog or something? What does the guy have to do to get a start! Re: Ford, Farrell iirc didn't they play together in that combin...
by armchairfan
Sat Oct 03, 2015 10:51 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: England Fans - Who will you support now?
Replies: 78
Views: 3833

Re: England Fans - Who will you support now?

Australia ( because I have some class Aussie relatives ) and Ireland ( cause my missus is half Irish )
Wales can go swing thanks to the c@nt plastic Welshy Facebook knob who gloats whenever anyone beats England but doesn't know the first thing about rugby.
by armchairfan
Sat Oct 03, 2015 9:58 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: ENGLAND vs AUSTRALIA: Pool A, RWC Oct 3 Twickenham
Replies: 2472
Views: 57758

Re: ENGLAND vs AUSTRALIA: Pool A, RWC Oct 3 Twickenham

F@ck that was painful, well played Oz the ribbing I'm going to get from my Ozzie relatives will be bad. Still think NZ will take it but not getting through the group is bad. Coaching team has to go 4 years and nothing to show for it. :x
by armchairfan
Fri Oct 02, 2015 1:27 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: **OFFICIAL** English Rugby Thread
Replies: 87199
Views: 4378745

Re: **OFFICIAL** English Rugby Thread

10 Sarries Academy graduates in the XV to face Wuss http://www.saracens.com/admin/wp-content/uploads/2015/10/Team-Bramley-Road-300x128.jpg :thumbup: Good to see Fraser back, Spencer is looking better and better every game ( and the best kicker we have ). Some Future england stars in that Line up! S...
by armchairfan
Fri Oct 02, 2015 1:25 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: **OFFICIAL** English Rugby Thread
Replies: 87199
Views: 4378745

Re: **OFFICIAL** English Rugby Thread

10 Sarries Academy graduates in the XV to face Wuss http://www.saracens.com/admin/wp-content/uploads/2015/10/Team-Bramley-Road-300x128.jpg :thumbup: Good to see Fraser back, Spencer is looking better and better every game ( and the best kicker we have ). Some Future england stars in that Line up! S...
by armchairfan
Fri Oct 02, 2015 1:22 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: **OFFICIAL** English Rugby Thread
Replies: 87199
Views: 4378745

Re: **OFFICIAL** English Rugby Thread

Much is made of the relative merits of players who are either out of form, playing in the 'wrong' positions or seem to be there for reasons other than their rugby prowess (nepotism). However one of the more damning recurring themes seems to me to be that the RFU employs coaches who have not achieve...