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by Shrekles
Thu Oct 22, 2020 9:57 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Your Least Favourite Player
Replies: 105
Views: 1983

Re: Your Least Favourite Player

I tell you one player most kiwis hate, Justin Harrison. Who’s he? Why? I have no strong feelings about him at all. He only played NZ a handful of times and I have literally zero memories of him in those matches. You guys hate so much you don't want to acknowledge his existence. I remember him in ge...
by Shrekles
Thu Oct 22, 2020 4:55 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Your Least Favourite Player
Replies: 105
Views: 1983

Re: Your Least Favourite Player

Arthur Stone - I can't even remember why but I just hated him. Possibly becuase he was selected ahead of Warwick Taylor for the All Blacks for a couple of seasons.
by Shrekles
Thu Oct 22, 2020 4:48 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Gregor Paul: "The Wallabies don't do genuine hard men"
Replies: 37
Views: 716

Re: Gregor Paul: "The Wallabies don't do genuine hard men"

Surely after last summer the gum leaves and wattle are now all black?
by Shrekles
Fri Oct 16, 2020 5:04 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Australian Politics Thread
Replies: 25693
Views: 914361

Re: The Australian Politics Thread

Rumours abounding on Twitter that Gladys B will resign tomorrow, after factional figures in party have moved on her. Tbh, as much as I love seeing the Liberals cannibalise themselves this is a shame because I like Gladys. She's a moderate and I have no doubt she'll be replaced by a ScoMo-esque RWNJ...
by Shrekles
Mon Oct 12, 2020 11:53 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Has mental illness become too trendy?
Replies: 108
Views: 2233

Re: Has mental illness become too trendy?

Anonymous 1 wrote: Mon Oct 12, 2020 12:53 pm We have two people who virtually never took time off when we were office based now taking quite a lot of sick leave now they are working from home. I think both of them is tress related.
Anxiety caused by bad haircuts?
by Shrekles
Wed Sep 09, 2020 10:53 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Underrated rock and metal bands
Replies: 60
Views: 1466

Re: Underrated rock and metal bands

Bob Mould - criminally underrated rated despite his success with Husker Du and Sugar
by Shrekles
Wed Sep 09, 2020 12:09 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Overrated Rock & Metal Bands
Replies: 148
Views: 3335

Re: Overrated Rock & Metal Bands

I just entered the thread to post something similar :D Man, I really tried to listed to them because of the fame that they had among some of my friends. But god, they are so effing boring. I think the singer has no charisma whatsoever, he sounds so ... generic. Maybe that is what ruins them. Here t...
by Shrekles
Tue Sep 08, 2020 10:51 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: DUNE MOVIE 2019: It could be epic...
Replies: 245
Views: 13422

Re: DUNE MOVIE 2019: It could be epic...

I just remember the last song on Piece of Mind and wondering what it was about and then reading the book after reading the album liner notes.
by Shrekles
Tue Sep 08, 2020 10:46 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: DUNE MOVIE 2019: It could be epic...
Replies: 245
Views: 13422

Re: DUNE MOVIE 2019: It could be epic...

Was anybody else introduced to Dune by Iron Maiden in their youth?
by Shrekles
Tue Sep 08, 2020 5:50 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Overrated Rock & Metal Bands
Replies: 148
Views: 3335

Re: Overrated Rock & Metal Bands

Muse - never understood how they got so many obsessive fans + 1 but for me I think I put it down to the singers voice as sometimes I like their music. But agree about the obsessiveness of their fans, you really can't say you don't like them. And they alway pull out the wait to you see them live. I ...
by Shrekles
Tue Sep 08, 2020 3:33 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Overrated Rock & Metal Bands
Replies: 148
Views: 3335

Re: Overrated Rock & Metal Bands

Harsh call on The Who Entwistle and Moon probably the greatest rythm section of all time. The band helped develop proper PA systems -whereas the Beatles retreated to the studion The Who went for bigger and clearer sound at concerts, Townshend largely responsible for the Marshall 'stack', and alongsi...
by Shrekles
Tue Sep 08, 2020 12:39 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The All Blacks... 2020 version
Replies: 3
Views: 311

Re: The All Blacks... 2020 version

"Plums, Foxy and I
Who are these cnuts he speaks of?
by Shrekles
Tue Sep 08, 2020 12:38 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Overrated Rock & Metal Bands
Replies: 148
Views: 3335

Re: Overrated Rock & Metal Bands

Tenacious D - too derivative to really be the greatest rock and roll band in the world.
by Shrekles
Sat Aug 22, 2020 12:34 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: NBA season 2019/20 - NBA Finals (Lakers v Heat)
Replies: 4936
Views: 282109

Re: NBA season 2019/20 - Purgatory

Lilliard and McCollum owned the Lakers backcourt to take game 1 despite an epic game from LeBron. I am picking the Blazers to won this given they have three quality bigs to help shutdown the Davis and the Lakers cannot not stop the Blazers little guys. Davis is currently hooping in game two to be f...
by Shrekles
Wed Aug 19, 2020 5:59 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: NBA season 2019/20 - NBA Finals (Lakers v Heat)
Replies: 4936
Views: 282109

Re: NBA season 2019/20 - Purgatory

Lilliard and McCollum owned the Lakers backcourt to take game 1 despite an epic game from LeBron. I am picking the Blazers to won this given they have three quality bigs to help shutdown the Davis and the Lakers cannot not stop the Blazers little guys.
by Shrekles
Wed Aug 12, 2020 1:13 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: SRA - Blues v Crusaders @ forget about it.
Replies: 91
Views: 1857

Re: SRA - Blues v Crusaders @ Eden Park Sunday 16 August, 3.

Yep this game is goneski. Regardless of what happens in next 3 days. Twas a good run. Congratulations on a good season Blues fans. You have some very exciting youngsters emerging. Likewise congratulations on the 4peat and 11th Super rugby title overall. Is it really the 11th title though? Great to ...
by Shrekles
Tue Aug 11, 2020 3:32 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: SRA - Blues v Crusaders @ forget about it.
Replies: 91
Views: 1857

Re: SRA - Blues v Crusaders @ Eden Park Sunday 16 August, 3.

The Blues and their fans will relish any win over a team wearing red and black regardless of the names of the players wearing the jerseys. We both know that's not true. Were Robertson to select that XV it would be a slap in the face to every man, woman and child who attends Eden Park. And I'll be l...
by Shrekles
Tue Aug 11, 2020 12:59 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: SRA - Blues v Crusaders @ forget about it.
Replies: 91
Views: 1857

Re: SRA - Blues v Crusaders @ Eden Park Sunday 16 August, 3.

So the deadest of dead rubbers then. Nobody will remember the result of this match in future.
by Shrekles
Tue Aug 11, 2020 12:35 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: SRA - Blues v Crusaders @ forget about it.
Replies: 91
Views: 1857

Re: SRA - Blues v Crusaders @ Eden Park Sunday 16 August, 3.

Do the Blues have to win to finish 2nd?
by Shrekles
Mon Aug 10, 2020 10:51 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: An Irishman, Scotsman and a Welshman...
Replies: 47
Views: 1727

Re: An Irishman, Scotsman and a Welshman...

While Moore was a bit shit I reckon For your eyes only was the best bond movie - from the epic ski chase, the underwater scene to the rock climbing - f**king great action.
by Shrekles
Sun Aug 09, 2020 10:41 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Crusaders vs Highlanders: MATCH THREAD: Sunday 9th Aug
Replies: 340
Views: 4588

Re: Crusaders vs Highlanders: MATCH THREAD: Sunday 9th Aug

It would be funny if we just defaulted on the day and then proceeded to do a victory lap around Eden Park with the trophy.
by Shrekles
Fri Aug 07, 2020 3:44 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Under-used players in Super Rugby Aotearoa 2020?
Replies: 36
Views: 974

Re: Under-used players in Super Rugby Aotearoa 2020?

trapper wrote:No room for All Black Brett Cameron?
He's not underused....
by Shrekles
Fri Aug 07, 2020 3:00 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Sadistic coach -- hardly a surprise
Replies: 4
Views: 818

Re: Sadistic coach -- hardly a surprise

How is he not facing charges? That beggars belief.
by Shrekles
Wed Aug 05, 2020 10:59 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Your most embarrassing oversight of an international player
Replies: 86
Views: 3017

Re: Your most embarrassing oversight of an international pla

I copped a lot of shit for saying Tupou was the best scrummager in Australia a while back. Of course it's situation normal for know-nothings to heap shit in this place and then fail to even have the dignity to wipe the egg off their face when it becomes obvious. I think it was more a case of everyb...
by Shrekles
Wed Aug 05, 2020 6:21 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Your most embarrassing oversight of an international player
Replies: 86
Views: 3017

Re: Your most embarrassing oversight of an international pla

I was about to ask if North had ever played 12 at all let alone how could he be considered one of the best ever...
by Shrekles
Wed Aug 05, 2020 5:41 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Your most embarrassing oversight of an international player
Replies: 86
Views: 3017

Re: Your most embarrassing oversight of an international pla

I am embarrassed to admit that I never thought much of Sam Whitelock until about 5 tests into his career. I will claim I was clouded by his relation to George and Adam however.
by Shrekles
Tue Aug 04, 2020 10:46 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Crusaders vs Highlanders: MATCH THREAD: Sunday 9th Aug
Replies: 340
Views: 4588

Re: Crusaders vs Highlanders: MATCH THREAD: Sunday 9th Aug

I can understand you Crusaders fans wanting to wrap the title up this week but if the title came down to the final match at Eden Park that would be absolutely epic. The biggest match between the sides since the 1998 Grand Final . Not gonna happen as I believe you will be far too good for the Highla...
by Shrekles
Tue Aug 04, 2020 8:43 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Crusaders vs Highlanders: MATCH THREAD: Sunday 9th Aug
Replies: 340
Views: 4588

Re: Crusaders vs Highlanders: MATCH THREAD: Sunday 9th Aug

I can understand you Crusaders fans wanting to wrap the title up this week but if the title came down to the final match at Eden Park that would be absolutely epic. The biggest match between the sides since the 1998 Grand Final . Not gonna happen as I believe you will be far too good for the Highla...
by Shrekles
Wed Jul 22, 2020 5:11 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Pretentious Names
Replies: 168
Views: 4746

Re: Pretentious Names

It could be worse Uncle, there is a kid here whose parents named him Bam...

by name and by nature.
by Shrekles
Wed Jul 22, 2020 3:45 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Pretentious Names
Replies: 168
Views: 4746

Re: Pretentious Names

Don't know about pretentious but I find it hard to take seriously people who name their child Jayden. Honestly, can you imagine someone with the name Jayden holding down a serious job? "All rise…. this court is now in session. The honourable Judge Jayden Johnson is presiding...." No one with the na...
by Shrekles
Sun Jul 19, 2020 6:32 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: SR Aotearoa 'Team of the Week' Rd 6
Replies: 26
Views: 791

Re: SR Aotearoa 'Team of the Week' Rd 6

I haven’t watched the Blues Canes match yet but Perenara must have had the game of his life to keep Aaron Smith out of the team of the week.
by Shrekles
Sun Jul 19, 2020 6:27 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Chiefs vs Highlanders: MATCH THREAD: Sunday 19th July
Replies: 124
Views: 2320

Re: Chiefs vs Highlanders: MATCH THREAD: Sunday 19th July

Ted. wrote:
Kiwias wrote:
Shrekles wrote:What an epic finish. Smith MoM.
He has his mojo back, and then some.
:nod:
That entire 82 minutes was a masterclass from Smith.
by Shrekles
Sun Jul 19, 2020 6:25 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Chiefs vs Highlanders: MATCH THREAD: Sunday 19th July
Replies: 124
Views: 2320

Re: Chiefs vs Highlanders: MATCH THREAD: Sunday 19th July

What an epic finish. Smith MoM.
by Shrekles
Sun Jul 19, 2020 5:08 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Chiefs vs Highlanders: MATCH THREAD: Sunday 19th July
Replies: 124
Views: 2320

Re: Chiefs vs Highlanders: MATCH THREAD: Sunday 19th July

Highlanders beginning to show some form on attack. I really like the Smith Hunt combo.
by Shrekles
Wed Jul 08, 2020 10:18 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Crusaders vs Blues: MATCH THREAD; Sat 11th July
Replies: 182
Views: 3245

Re: Crusaders vs Blues: MATCH THREAD; Sat 11th July

BlueThunder wrote:Hard to get excited about this, Crusaders will outclass the Blues as usual. I can see why Crusaders fans would be excited to see their team knock the Blues down a peg or two.
Nah - this could be a truly epic match - two teams with great attacks both in great form going at it. I can’t wait.
by Shrekles
Thu Jul 02, 2020 3:09 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: What’s the plan boredies?
Replies: 40
Views: 2040

Re: What’s the plan boredies?

where is the 'lurk on here until it dies and then not bother with it anymore' option?
by Shrekles
Mon Jun 29, 2020 5:09 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Highlanders vs Crusaders: MATCH THREAD: Sat 4th July
Replies: 144
Views: 2320

Re: Highlanders vs Crusaders: MATCH THREAD: Sat 4th July

Scott Gregory - the ginger Blair
by Shrekles
Mon Jun 29, 2020 4:51 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Highlanders vs Crusaders: MATCH THREAD: Sat 4th July
Replies: 144
Views: 2320

Re: Highlanders vs Crusaders: MATCH THREAD: Sat 4th July

Ben Blair was an All Black too...