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by Phredd
Sat Jan 16, 2021 11:20 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Best Rock Guitarist
Replies: 97
Views: 1988

Re: Best Rock Guitarist

My out and out favourites both rhythm guitarists:
Bruce Welch
Malcolm Young

Of the lead variety:
Angus
Gilmour
May

However my guilty secret is someone who was one of the original rock guitarists, who had/has a unique sound, albeit a simple, but precise, sound
Duane Eddy
by Phredd
Tue Jan 12, 2021 10:51 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread
Replies: 22894
Views: 544803

Re: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread

Jim Lahey wrote: Tue Jan 12, 2021 8:31 am Fat Greg is no longer fat :shock: :shock: :shock:

https://www.thesun.co.uk/tvandshowbiz/1 ... ight-loss/

Apparently he has cut down from 5 pints a day to 2 visits to the pub a week :thumbup:
A (not so big) Wasps Fan
by Phredd
Mon Jan 11, 2021 7:23 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread
Replies: 22894
Views: 544803

Re: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread

Brexit has caused problems for some British workers. A British model/porn star called Scarlett Jones has posted on her twitter account : Brexit has f***ked me harder than any porn shoot. All scenes cancelled 🙃 Hope ‘vote leave’ is happy x Ok guys I’m applying for an EU work visa! I’ll let you know h...
by Phredd
Sun Jan 10, 2021 6:35 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Saracens new sponsor
Replies: 1
Views: 528

Saracens new sponsor

https://www.saracens.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/01/feature-image-2.jpg So they have signed a financial company - what a surprise :lol: Wonder how they can keep the stadium wording (top left of picture) and still manage to keep a straight face. According to the joint statement "they both share the ...
by Phredd
Sun Jan 10, 2021 3:26 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The greatest ever rock Albums 2-50
Replies: 80
Views: 2061

Re: The greatest ever rock Albums 2-50

Fleetwood Mac originated in the UK, and has always had more UK than US members, so should be listed under UK, but with an asterisk. Similarly the Jimmie Hendrix experience was 1 American and 2 Brits but, because the leader was American should be listed as USA, but with an asterisk. Where should AC/D...
by Phredd
Sat Jan 02, 2021 11:42 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: What band would you like to see before you/they die?
Replies: 54
Views: 1428

Re: What band would you like to see before you/they die?

Was at the AC/DC Donnington show and the Pink Floyd concert that was released as Pulse at Earls Court, so don't think they could be bettered.
by Phredd
Sun Dec 27, 2020 12:47 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: What’s the best Xmas song ever written?
Replies: 37
Views: 1352

Re: What’s the best Xmas song ever written?

A lonely vote (well another one) for Greg Lake's I believe in Father Christmas.
by Phredd
Mon Dec 07, 2020 2:45 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Half of all cars must be electric by 2030
Replies: 57
Views: 2383

Re: Half of all cars must be electric by 2030

Telegraph articles can be seen, at least on Firefox, by pressing the refresh button once the page had loaded and, immediately it starts to display, but before completed, pressing it again. It might take a couple of goes, but have never failed to be able read Telegraph articles that are "behind the p...
by Phredd
Wed Nov 25, 2020 4:19 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Top Five Computer games of your youth
Replies: 152
Views: 3625

Re: Top Five Computer games of your youth

In my youth computers filled a room, and were programmed by punch cards.
by Phredd
Wed Nov 18, 2020 2:36 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: **OFFICIAL** English Rugby Thread
Replies: 87768
Views: 4478180

Re: **OFFICIAL** English Rugby Thread

So. Willis hooked after 46 minutes against Georgia and now dropped from the squad altogether. Eddie knows best, boys Bullshit How on earth does Ludlam get ahead of Willis in the pecking order? You'd think, with Eddie's plan to keep kicking the ball back to the oppo, that he'd want the best turnover...
by Phredd
Sun Nov 01, 2020 1:33 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Jeff's All New and Exasperated Wales Ratings v Scotland
Replies: 46
Views: 1827

Re: Jeff's All New and Exasperated Wales Ratings v Scotland

Think Wales need to ditch the "must play in Wales" philosophy, and pick suitably qualified players, no matter where they ply their trade.
by Phredd
Thu Oct 29, 2020 3:48 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: What are your nerd hobbies?
Replies: 65
Views: 1516

Re: What are your nerd hobbies?

Helping a friend build an exact 4mm scale model of the local station as it was in the 1920s. He's been working on it for years, most of which was research, so he knew which types of rolling stock to build (everything is scratch built as there are no ready-to-run models available). Always thought it...
by Phredd
Thu Oct 29, 2020 3:24 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: What are your nerd hobbies?
Replies: 65
Views: 1516

Re: What are your nerd hobbies?

Helping a friend build an exact 4mm scale model of the local station as it was in the 1920s. He's been working on it for years, most of which was research, so he knew which types of rolling stock to build (everything is scratch built as there are no ready-to-run models available). Always thought it ...
by Phredd
Wed Oct 21, 2020 8:47 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Spencer Davis - stopped running
Replies: 10
Views: 442

Spencer Davis - stopped running

Spencer Davis, founder of the Spencer Davis Group who recorded "Keep On Running" has died of pneumonia at age of 81.

However his greatest effort (apart from Gimmee Some Lovin for the Blues Brothers} was undoubtably the Magpie theme
by Phredd
Sat Oct 03, 2020 6:07 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Sale hit by Covid
Replies: 22
Views: 1027

Re: Sale hit by Covid

The Northampton/Gloucester game is off because, by law, the Northampton players who played against Sale during the week have to self-isolate for 14 days. PRL have awarded the game to Glos. Sale, somehow, managed to have many of their players infected with COVID, and failed test, therefore the team ...
by Phredd
Mon Sep 28, 2020 11:35 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: POTUS-DONALD TRUMP-and U.S. Politics catch-all
Replies: 128266
Views: 5510909

Re: POTUS-DONALD TRUMP-and U.S. Politics catch-all

I was in Florida during May 2019, and the TV stations were reporting ob how little tax Trump had paid during the 15 years up to him being sworn-in as POTUS. Obviously Fox was reporting how all of it was False News, and the CBS networks were all over it. When we got back to the UK no-one would believ...
by Phredd
Sat Aug 01, 2020 9:11 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Led Zeppelin III...
Replies: 45
Views: 1688

Re: Led Zeppelin III...

Personally preferred LZ2.
by Phredd
Thu Jul 30, 2020 4:44 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Argos Catalogue Gooooonnne
Replies: 14
Views: 875

Re: Argos Catalogue Gooooonnne

They are going to keep the "Xmas Special" catalogue though, so kids will be able to choose their presents. However, more importantly does it mean the end of the little pencils? My daughter used to grab a few every time she went into Argos for her students to use in their Oxford Helix pair of compass...
by Phredd
Thu Jul 30, 2020 1:45 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Exeter Chiefs to rebrand?
Replies: 75
Views: 3123

Re: Exeter Chiefs to rebrand?

Exeter has a seafaring tradition.

Chief in a seafaring tradition relates to the Chief Petty Officer, so rebrand using that.

or, if they need a new mascot

Image
by Phredd
Wed Jul 29, 2020 8:12 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Exeter Chiefs to rebrand?
Replies: 75
Views: 3123

Re: Exeter Chiefs to rebrand?

Quote from someone on another Rugby site, commenting on the "Tomahawk Chop" chant: "Not exactly a native American chant - it was invented by the Florida State University marching band sometime between 1972 1nd 1980 (FSU adopted a Seminole Indian image as the emblem for its sports teams in 1947). So ...
by Phredd
Mon Jul 27, 2020 8:40 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Entertaining Pics Thread (definitely with NSFW content)
Replies: 58486
Views: 7066915

Re: The Entertaining Pics Thread (definitely with NSFW conte

3D printing?

The antithesis of fast food.
by Phredd
Fri Jul 24, 2020 4:16 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The New Improved Tits thread with added tits
Replies: 622
Views: 151336

Re: The New Improved Tits thread with added tits

Nieghorn wrote:Alexandra Horvath ... Hungarian actress?
Indeed - from the Hungarian TV series "Valotarsak".

According to a friend if you search for her on "the Hub site" she bounces along quite nicely in the subsequent scene :)
by Phredd
Thu Jul 23, 2020 1:33 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Entertaining Pics Thread (definitely with NSFW content)
Replies: 58486
Views: 7066915

Re: The Entertaining Pics Thread (definitely with NSFW conte

Inch high hogs eye wrote:Image

Drive-thru strip club in Houston, Texas...
What's on the wheel hubs?
by Phredd
Thu Jul 23, 2020 1:27 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Where are the Rugby heartlands in your country?
Replies: 50
Views: 2390

Re: Where are the Rugby heartlands in your country?

Back when I was 14/15 my father was posted to Hamilton in Ontario and I attended High School in Stoney Creek just outside the city. Went back to Stony Creek last last year, some 50 years later, only to find that it is now part of Hamilton, and the school has been rebuilt, but now has a great Rugby ...
by Phredd
Wed Jul 22, 2020 6:01 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Where are the Rugby heartlands in your country?
Replies: 50
Views: 2390

Re: Where are the Rugby heartlands in your country?

Back when I was 14/15 my father was posted to Hamilton in Ontario and I attended High School in Stoney Creek just outside the city. Went back to Stony Creek last last year, some 50 years later, only to find that it is now part of Hamilton, and the school has been rebuilt, but now has a great Rugby c...
by Phredd
Mon Jul 13, 2020 5:24 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: NFL - Washington name change
Replies: 240
Views: 6386

Re: NFL - Washington name change

Exeter should tap into the local Dumnonii heritage They should stick to being called Exeter. The English Rugby clubs should never have gone down that route. Sale Sharks :x Bristol Bears x( I can remember Bristol tarting themselves for a sponsor. Bristol Shoguns x( At least the not nots, Bath and Gl...
by Phredd
Sat Jun 27, 2020 2:11 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Bob Dylans 39th album
Replies: 21
Views: 621

Re: Bob Dylans 39th album

<philistine mode on>
Haven't liked anything since Nashville Skyline (1969) - not that I was a great fan before that.

Even his stuff on The Traveling Willburys was a bit of a let down.

<philistine mode off>
by Phredd
Wed Jun 24, 2020 8:07 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Entertaining Pics Thread (definitely with NSFW content)
Replies: 58486
Views: 7066915

Re: The Entertaining Pics Thread (definitely with NSFW conte

Floppykid wrote:
Lacrobat wrote:Bowl of Noodles At -60°C: Concordia Research Station, Antarctica

Image
How cool would it be to have that job?
Looks like it could be the cover of a Pink Floyd album
by Phredd
Thu Jun 18, 2020 2:43 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Air Force Boris
Replies: 33
Views: 1875

Re: Air Force Boris

I gather that the plane is in, not just for a paint job, but also a normal planned service and avionics and system upgrades that are gradually being applied to all the fleet. The paint cost being quoted is for the complete package. But hey we all know the press won't let the full facts get in the wa...
by Phredd
Wed Jun 17, 2020 9:25 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Cliff Richard
Replies: 8
Views: 885

Re: Cliff Richard

Point of order: All the original Cliff Richard records (Move it through to Living Doll) were by Cliff Richard and the Drifters . They changed to the Shadows after threat of legal action from the US group The Drifters, who had been formed back in the early 1950s. The two iconic members of the Drifter...
by Phredd
Tue Jun 09, 2020 6:22 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Spectacularly bad timing for the BBC to be pulling this...
Replies: 50
Views: 2792

Re: Spectacularly bad timing for the BBC to be pulling this.

It's a Getty Images stock photo that was incorrectly labelled by Getty. Probably written by someone who has never actually watched Rugby, and doesn't know who Genge is and just did a Getty search for a picture of him. Getty will have, by now, changed their database, but will probably still demand th...
by Phredd
Sun Jun 07, 2020 12:36 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The New Improved Tits thread with added tits
Replies: 622
Views: 151336

Re: The New Improved Tits thread with added tits

Can I just mention someone from when I was a "bit" younger? Erika Eleniak She was in Baywatch http://cdno-data.imagevenue.com/html.img201/upload2328/loc436/483375289_ErikaEleniak_beautiful_photo_123_436lo.jpg She did some Playboy images http://cdno-data.imagevenue.com/html.img179/upload2328/loc124/4...
by Phredd
Mon Jun 01, 2020 7:56 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Will Britain ever apologise for slavery & the civil war?
Replies: 74
Views: 2831

Re: Will Britain ever apologise for slavery & the civil war?

They should apologise when the Italians apologise to them for the Romans invading and enslaving the Britons.

Lets get all the apologies in proper chronological order.
by Phredd
Sat May 30, 2020 9:12 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: SpaceX manned rocket launch.
Replies: 94
Views: 4288

Re: SpaceX manned rocket launch.

The most impressive thing was the landing of the first stage spot on the target on the pickup ship.
by Phredd
Thu May 28, 2020 7:36 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The best ice cream has to be
Replies: 115
Views: 4474

Re: The best ice cream has to be

Beechdean Vanilla - direct from the farm in Speen
by Phredd
Wed May 27, 2020 5:30 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: SpaceX manned rocket launch.
Replies: 94
Views: 4288

Re: SpaceX manned rocket launch.

At about 21:50 should be able to see spacecraft from the UK (according to BBC)
by Phredd
Wed May 27, 2020 5:22 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: SpaceX manned rocket launch.
Replies: 94
Views: 4288

Re: SpaceX manned rocket launch.

Quote from my daughter:

and with one launch Mr Musk negates all the pollution his cars have saved!