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by mr bungle
Mon Sep 21, 2020 1:18 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The new James Bond is......
Replies: 56
Views: 1261

Re: The new James Bond is......

message #2527204 wrote: Sat Sep 19, 2020 12:52 pm I'll always just remeber him as handsome Bob giving an embarrassed one two a cuddle in Rocknroller.
Actually, why not gerard butler or mark starong in the running too?
Butler is a terrible actor. He's a B list actor at best these days.
by mr bungle
Sun Sep 20, 2020 8:13 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Underrated rock and metal bands
Replies: 60
Views: 962

Re: Underrated rock and metal bands

John Stanier of Helmet is also drummer for The Mark of Cain.
by mr bungle
Sun Sep 20, 2020 1:50 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Sodding Beetroot!
Replies: 37
Views: 602

Re: Sodding Beetroot!

The majestic root veg Beetroot, only an immature pallet would not appreciate the wondrous flavour, texture and versatility of this humble vegetable. I thought it was shit when I was young and used to call it mudroot until I was forced to try a borscht soup one day, that soup forever changed my rela...
by mr bungle
Sat Sep 19, 2020 1:34 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Sodding Beetroot!
Replies: 37
Views: 602

Re: Sodding Beetroot!

My son is 7. Won’t eat peas, barely copes with carrots. Doesn’t like mashed spud, or even bloody roasted spuds. But he’ll eat baby beets by the tin.

Always great in burgers as I’m sure you northern types will agree.
by mr bungle
Sat Sep 19, 2020 8:51 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Where is Guy Smiley?
Replies: 26
Views: 700

Re: Where is Guy Smiley?

It’s Shanky’s Mate.
by mr bungle
Sat Sep 19, 2020 6:27 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Where is Guy Smiley?
Replies: 26
Views: 700

Re: Where is Guy Smiley?

Hong Kong wrote: Sat Sep 19, 2020 2:27 am
shanky wrote: Sat Sep 19, 2020 2:13 am
CrazyIslander wrote: Fri Sep 18, 2020 8:38 pm
kiap wrote: Fri Sep 18, 2020 5:54 pm
Duff Paddy wrote: Fri Sep 18, 2020 4:44 pm Did he get covid’ed
Nein. Shanky’s mate ... gorn to the new bored.
Really? I thought that was Shanky.
No.
And shanky’s mate is not guy
Oh really?

https://www.notplanetrugby.com/viewtop ... 167#p24167
by mr bungle
Thu Sep 17, 2020 8:22 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Favorite beers (for when the rugby is on) - Official thread
Replies: 2719
Views: 220127

Re: Favorite beers (for when the rugby is on) - Official thread

Helped a mate recently with some things for his home. He’s at the other end of the country. Done for love, didn’t expect this to arrive today.

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by mr bungle
Thu Sep 17, 2020 1:12 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Friday choons
Replies: 1555
Views: 130352

Re: Friday choons

How ya doing, Monk?
by mr bungle
Sat Sep 12, 2020 8:01 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Whitebread - why the hate?
Replies: 11
Views: 404

Re: Whitebread - why the hate?

I love the white death.
by mr bungle
Sat Sep 12, 2020 2:01 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Overrated Rock & Metal Bands
Replies: 148
Views: 2338

Re: Overrated Rock & Metal Bands

Spoonman is the worst song on that album. Ultramega OK Louder Than Love Badmotorfinger Superunknown All good to great albums. CC’s covers are mostly shit. Nothing Compares 2 U, Billie Jean, Patience = shite. Girl U Want, Straycat Blues = Excellent. Suppose it is all about personal taste. I wouldn't...
by mr bungle
Sat Sep 12, 2020 4:27 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Our old friend is still at it
Replies: 282
Views: 15596

Re: Our old friend is still at it

Well I started at t he tail end of goo-goo gaa-gaa in 2004, and I do remember the board being totally unusable at the time. However, you could have a decent conversation with his multis. Alicia lion tamer is on that comes to mind, and later a version of Suleiman. He had very parochial Wellington ba...
by mr bungle
Sat Sep 12, 2020 4:24 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Overrated Rock & Metal Bands
Replies: 148
Views: 2338

Re: Overrated Rock & Metal Bands

Spoonman is the worst song on that album.

Ultramega OK
Louder Than Love
Badmotorfinger
Superunknown

All good to great albums.

CC’s covers are mostly shit.

Nothing Compares 2 U, Billie Jean, Patience = shite.

Girl U Want, Straycat Blues = Excellent.
by mr bungle
Sat Sep 12, 2020 3:07 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Underrated rock and metal bands
Replies: 60
Views: 962

Re: Underrated rock and metal bands

Mr. Very Popular wrote: Fri Sep 11, 2020 8:59 pm Screaming Trees, Nearly lost you and Dollar bill are 2 brilliant songs off Sweet Oblivion.
The whole album is great. Once Sky Sport NZ played an AB montage with this;

Cranks up https://youtu.be/V5Jig4rVTYg
by mr bungle
Sat Sep 12, 2020 2:59 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Overrated Rock & Metal Bands
Replies: 148
Views: 2338

Re: Overrated Rock & Metal Bands

AC/DC with Brian Johnson singing offends me. I would rather see Axl up on stage belting out Bon's songs. AC/DC Is x( period. Axl did them a huge favor and was well up to it even as a fatty with no voice. Nirvana AC/DC TOOL Soundgarden, A Cornell cover of Patience was recently released, it’s OK. Kil...
by mr bungle
Fri Sep 11, 2020 4:44 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Overrated Rock & Metal Bands
Replies: 148
Views: 2338

Re: Overrated Rock & Metal Bands

Demilich wrote: Fri Sep 11, 2020 4:35 am I still get ear-wormed by "Under a pale-grey sky... WE SHALL ARISE!" from time to time when I walk outside on cloudy days. :lol:
“This one goes out to all the muthafvckas in the mosh pit. You know what time it is? It’s time to FVCK SHIT UP!”
by mr bungle
Fri Sep 11, 2020 4:33 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Underrated rock and metal bands
Replies: 60
Views: 962

Re: Underrated rock and metal bands

Oh, and the most criminally underrated bands now are wishbone Ash and Jethro tull. When the who, stones, led zep etc are seen as being rock gods, and you compare their back catalogue to those two from similar roots and era. Jethro Tull featured renaissance shirts, tights and playing f**king flutes ...
by mr bungle
Fri Sep 11, 2020 4:28 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Overrated Rock & Metal Bands
Replies: 148
Views: 2338

Re: Overrated Rock & Metal Bands

I loved Chaos A.D. ... as well as Arise. Not a fan of Roots.
by mr bungle
Thu Sep 10, 2020 8:50 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Underrated rock and metal bands
Replies: 60
Views: 962

Re: Underrated rock and metal bands

Helmet - seem to be somewhat forgotten now. Were completely different to the grunge around at the time (early 90s). Short, sharp repetitive distorted guitar riffs. I really loved Meantime and parts of Betty. But for a guy with a jazz guitar degree they were surprisingly one dimensional. Probably my...
by mr bungle
Thu Sep 10, 2020 8:47 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Underrated rock and metal bands
Replies: 60
Views: 962

Re: Underrated rock and metal bands

RodneyRegis wrote: Thu Sep 10, 2020 8:38 pm Reef. f**king superb band who are pretty much universally known for their worst song.
It’s a painful vocal on that tune. It’s horrendous.
by mr bungle
Thu Sep 10, 2020 6:46 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Overrated Rock & Metal Bands
Replies: 148
Views: 2338

Re: Overrated Rock & Metal Bands

I have Only by the Night, I like most of it. Seems their last two albums they’ve morphed into Coldplay meets modern U2.
by mr bungle
Thu Sep 10, 2020 10:57 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Overrated Rock & Metal Bands
Replies: 148
Views: 2338

Re: Overrated Rock & Metal Bands

Foo Fighters are bland corporate rock. King of Leon are as well . Hate both bands. I’m not a huge KOL fan, but they started out quite obscure and interesting. First few albums were good and then boom, they were one of the biggest acts on the planet and the songwriting hit MoR. [/b] Is that actually...
by mr bungle
Wed Sep 09, 2020 7:16 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Overrated Rock & Metal Bands
Replies: 148
Views: 2338

Re: Overrated Rock & Metal Bands

iarmhiman wrote: Wed Sep 09, 2020 1:57 pm Foo Fighters are bland corporate rock.

King of Leon are as well . Hate both bands.
I’m not a huge KOL fan, but they started out quite obscure and interesting. First few albums were good and then boom, they were one of the biggest acts on the planet and the songwriting hit MoR.
by mr bungle
Wed Sep 09, 2020 6:49 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Overrated Rock & Metal Bands
Replies: 148
Views: 2338

Re: Overrated Rock & Metal Bands

Apart from their best selling album and one of the best selling debut albums of all time at 30,000,000 coming out in the 80's? What’s that got to do with them not being part of the 80s LA glam rock / hair metal scene? I don't know. Let us take a look at them at the time and see if they were https:/...
by mr bungle
Wed Sep 09, 2020 1:20 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Overrated Rock & Metal Bands
Replies: 148
Views: 2338

Re: Overrated Rock & Metal Bands

But Pantera? On what planet are they over-rated? They practically saved metal from grunge! They had [at least] four truly great albums, the best guitarist who ever lived and a proper, all-time great, rock and roll demise. And drums filtered through what seem like fart samplers. Terry Date didn't do...
by mr bungle
Wed Sep 09, 2020 1:18 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Overrated Rock & Metal Bands
Replies: 148
Views: 2338

Re: Overrated Rock & Metal Bands

Well one couldn't accuse FNM of 'white bread range'. But they are an enigma in that pretty much all the popular bands they influenced are dogshit, save for the Deftones. I wasn't talking about FNM in that post though. I do appreciate them more than Muse though. My main criticism of FNM is that stup...
by mr bungle
Wed Sep 09, 2020 1:17 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Overrated Rock & Metal Bands
Replies: 148
Views: 2338

Re: Overrated Rock & Metal Bands

crouchy wrote: Tue Sep 08, 2020 11:39 pm Foo Fighters are mostly bland muck.
Foo Fighters are Nickelback with street cred.
by mr bungle
Tue Sep 08, 2020 11:19 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Overrated Rock & Metal Bands
Replies: 148
Views: 2338

Re: Overrated Rock & Metal Bands

Muse - never understood how they got so many obsessive fans Muse for me are like Faith No More. Completely different styles, obviously, but the similarity for me is that while I appreciate their talent and the fact that they try to innovate and not be derivative, they both bore me shitless. Muse's ...
by mr bungle
Tue Sep 08, 2020 12:08 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Overrated Rock & Metal Bands
Replies: 148
Views: 2338

Re: Overrated Rock & Metal Bands

Linkin Park Fück right off. :lol: I was the perfect age when Hybrid Theory came out, I've listened to it so much. I still enjoy the occasional Limp Bizkit sing for the same reason. Mostly in the gym, TBF, when I'm more interested in noise than musical quality. With you on this, I still probably kno...
by mr bungle
Tue Sep 08, 2020 11:47 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Overrated Rock & Metal Bands
Replies: 148
Views: 2338

Re: Overrated Rock & Metal Bands

I've tried, repeatedly, to get into Mr Bungle. I just can't do it. And I loathe Smashing Pumpkins, specifically Billy's voice. The opening minute of Cherub Rock is about as good as rock music gets...then he starts singing. x( Their 3 albums are markedly different. Self titled debut - infantile, at ...
by mr bungle
Tue Sep 08, 2020 11:43 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Overrated Rock & Metal Bands
Replies: 148
Views: 2338

Re: Overrated Rock & Metal Bands

This thread again... let’s see: Guns n Roses, and all of that LA 80’s metal scene What a silly comment, they really don't fit into that LA 80s metal scene aside from their hair in the Welcome to the Jungle video. Apart from their best selling album and one of the best selling debut albums of all ti...
by mr bungle
Tue Sep 08, 2020 11:38 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Overrated Rock & Metal Bands
Replies: 148
Views: 2338

Re: Overrated Rock & Metal Bands

Muse - never understood how they got so many obsessive fans Muse for me are like Faith No More. Completely different styles, obviously, but the similarity for me is that while I appreciate their talent and the fact that they try to innovate and not be derivative, they both bore me shitless. Muse ar...
by mr bungle
Mon Sep 07, 2020 11:02 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Overrated Rock & Metal Bands
Replies: 148
Views: 2338

Re: Overrated Rock & Metal Bands

Bindi wrote: Mon Sep 07, 2020 9:36 pm Rock:
Nirvana
Pearl Jam
Faith No More
Mr Bungle
+1
by mr bungle
Sun Sep 06, 2020 6:57 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Farell red carded for trying to decapitate wasps novice flyhalf
Replies: 156
Views: 5983

Re: Farell red carded for trying to decapitate wasps novice flyhalf

message #2527204 wrote: Sat Sep 05, 2020 4:59 pm The lad ducked into it...he was committed to the tackle and nothing he could do.
:lol: :thumbup:
by mr bungle
Sat Sep 05, 2020 6:36 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Why are the All Blacks so weak in the gym?
Replies: 54
Views: 1604

Re: Why are the All Blacks so weak in the gym?

Nick Auterac plays prop for Bath. He's got big muscles and can lift very heavy weights. You've probably never heard of him in NZ. This fellow? https://pbs.twimg.com/profile_images/1275816795618840577/FUWLZpup.jpg "Better training and nutrition", obv. :roll: I won't lie, I wish my girlfriend had arm...
by mr bungle
Fri Sep 04, 2020 9:49 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Why are the All Blacks so weak in the gym?
Replies: 54
Views: 1604

Re: Why are the All Blacks so weak in the gym?

MrDominator wrote: Thu Sep 03, 2020 11:46 pm It's a fair question.

The All Blacks could have done with a few more KGs against England in Yokohama.
:lol:

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by mr bungle
Thu Sep 03, 2020 7:35 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Why are the All Blacks so weak in the gym?
Replies: 54
Views: 1604

Re: Why are the All Blacks so weak in the gym?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FNjZyQrc9UI LIke they barely look like athletes compared to your average NRL player :shock: https://www.nrl.com/siteassets/2015/05/41468_39_2.jpg?center=0.11%2C0.44&preset=hero-primary-wide Average NRL player? Taupau is the strongest man in the NRL and renowned for h...
by mr bungle
Tue Sep 01, 2020 11:06 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Well this site...
Replies: 55
Views: 2057

Re: Well this site...

Popped in after a few weeks away, this new format is a horror show. Think I'll pop back out. https://media1.giphy.com/media/eLjdUKsy9O0NmwnWsl/giphy.gif Can’t say I’m warming to it. Just harder to take in. Could skim the old bored with ease. Of the new formats including NPR and The Forum, it’s dead...
by mr bungle
Sun Aug 30, 2020 9:04 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: New Zealand‘s car racing heritage - McLaren
Replies: 22
Views: 1071

Re: New Zealand‘s car racing heritage - McLaran

Interesting posts, chaps.

Wendigo,

Why does Grosjean remain in a seat? I haven't been watching that closely since he started, but he's always pissing other drivers off and seems to make a fair few mistakes. Even playing F1 2019 on the PS4 he's often the first driver out :lol: