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by mr bungle
Tue Apr 20, 2021 7:44 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Legit try?
Replies: 16
Views: 1264

Re: Legit try?

Talked to some Dunedin club rugby stalwarts today who said due to pre season nature of the game it was all pretty relaxed and basically awarded in good humour.
by mr bungle
Mon Apr 19, 2021 12:06 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Will the Springboks turn up to the Rugby Championship this year?
Replies: 117
Views: 2311

Re: Will the Springboks turn up to the Rugby Championship this year?

All bets are off due to COVID. Well COVID and a Bok team keen to protect the legacy of a flaky RWC win.
by mr bungle
Mon Apr 19, 2021 8:36 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: F1 Thread
Replies: 12271
Views: 614791

Re: F1 Thread

Another enjoyable race :thumbup:
by mr bungle
Mon Apr 19, 2021 1:13 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The best new and returning TV series of 2021?
Replies: 8538
Views: 689273

Re: The best new and returning TV series of 2021?

Bindi wrote: Sun Apr 18, 2021 10:29 pm I'm enjoying Debris. Low rent X-Files, but reasonably adult at least.
SeX-Files?
by mr bungle
Thu Apr 15, 2021 11:08 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: TJ Perenara to the Roosters
Replies: 40
Views: 1821

Re: TJ Perenara to the Roosters

Floppykid wrote: Thu Apr 15, 2021 9:34 pm Reminds me a little of those morons who pick up people ahead of them who collapse before finishing a competitive marathon. Needless, contemptible gesture.
Doesn't really correlate. But A for effort for you.
by mr bungle
Thu Apr 15, 2021 8:52 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: eBay advice
Replies: 22
Views: 728

Re: eBay advice

I bought a retro rocket lamp from the UK via eBay and it never arrived. Easy enough to get money back from seller. 6 months later it bloody turned up so I contacted the owner directly and arranged payment. She was thankful as she was pregnant with first child.
by mr bungle
Thu Apr 15, 2021 8:52 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: TJ Perenara to the Roosters
Replies: 40
Views: 1821

Re: TJ Perenara to the Roosters

He already looks and acts like a league player so it works for all parties really. Dont want such thuggish oiks in our sport He’s one of the more enlightened players in the world. His stance on gay marriage and other social matters is to be commended. Great when sportspeople articulate well for imp...
by mr bungle
Mon Apr 12, 2021 7:29 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Mist covered mountains
Replies: 15
Views: 1034

Re: Mist covered mountains

Morgan14 wrote: Mon Apr 12, 2021 5:06 pm
ScarfaceClaw wrote: Sat Apr 10, 2021 9:08 pm
Morgan14 wrote: Fri Apr 09, 2021 11:53 pm
Morgan14 wrote: Fri Apr 09, 2021 5:36 pm Are a home for me now
But my home was the lowlands
I’ve always thought that line was “and the road is the loneliest, and always will be”
Might be, my memory is not my strong point. I'm bad at lyrics, for sure.
But my home was the lowlands is the correct lyric.
by mr bungle
Mon Apr 12, 2021 10:40 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Leinster All Time Import 15
Replies: 89
Views: 2294

Re: Leinster All Time Import 15

Holwell was a God. End of story. Holwell seemed to get better with age. For a small time prior to his leaving I think he was fringe AB selection due to some injuries. He'd have gone well on a Northern tour. Coincided with Mehrtens, Spencer, Carter though. Who else was a provincial 10 in NZ back the...
by mr bungle
Mon Apr 12, 2021 10:30 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Leinster All Time Import 15
Replies: 89
Views: 2294

Re: Leinster All Time Import 15

camroc1 wrote: Sun Apr 11, 2021 11:18 pm Holwell was a God.

End of story.
Holwell seemed to get better with age. For a small time prior to his leaving I think he was fringe AB selection due to some injuries. He'd have gone well on a Northern tour.
by mr bungle
Mon Apr 12, 2021 10:13 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Laporte - Best Player ever I have coached
Replies: 34
Views: 2075

Re: Laporte - Best Player ever I have coached

I think the days of the enforcer lock are long gone. If they ever existed. Etzebeth is the heir to Bakkies and the Boks just won a RWC with him at lock In what way is Etzebeth the "heir" to Botha? Is it because they both play lock? Both white? Etzebeth never seemed consistent enough at test level t...
by mr bungle
Sun Apr 11, 2021 12:21 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Stomach flu/food poisoning
Replies: 40
Views: 1541

Re: Stomach flu/food poisoning

Leinsterman wrote: Sun Apr 11, 2021 11:10 am Maximum user weight 120kg? That might prove troublesome for some posters.
Yes I noted that when I posted. Also the point of Enzed’s provocative/bigoted post :shock:
by mr bungle
Sun Apr 11, 2021 6:53 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Mitch Hunt for the All Blacks?
Replies: 71
Views: 2144

Re: Mitch Hunt for the All Blacks?

He was excellent, and hopefully that's the end of the grumbles from the sad jealous old cvnts down in Dunnos who hate him just because he's from the Crusaders region. They would be a very small minority, no? I have a group of uni mates on Farcebook, a lot of whom are from the region. They just can'...
by mr bungle
Sun Apr 11, 2021 5:53 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Wallabies 2021 OFFICIAL thread
Replies: 377
Views: 7900

Re: Wallabies 2021 OFFICIAL thread

Olo wrote: Sun Apr 11, 2021 5:49 am

Watch the reds post game presser from last night

https://youtu.be/PGNHIP77GlY
Holy smoke, the first couple of 'questions' from the first journo x(
by mr bungle
Sun Apr 11, 2021 5:44 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Are the Chiefs going to dump McMillan for Gatland?
Replies: 26
Views: 794

Re: Are the Chiefs going to dump McMillan for Gatland?

Gatland is hoping to get Fosters job if the ABs fail. I think he’s probably looked on favourably ... more so than Robertson. Robertson is surely the different approach we need should and when Foster fails? Gatland doesn't seem to have much currency amongst rugby fans outside of Waikato. NHers on th...
by mr bungle
Sun Apr 11, 2021 5:41 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Beast beaches what yours
Replies: 166
Views: 4690

Re: Beast beaches what yours

I saw a Patricks Pies when I was in Tauranga a month back. On the end of a massive weekend bender and just didn't have the energy to wander over and make the transaction. Regretting that now.
by mr bungle
Sun Apr 11, 2021 4:02 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Wallabies 2021 OFFICIAL thread
Replies: 377
Views: 7900

Re: Wallabies 2021 OFFICIAL thread

Zakar wrote: Sun Apr 11, 2021 3:50 am
mr bungle wrote: Sun Apr 11, 2021 3:37 am
Zakar wrote: Sun Apr 11, 2021 12:08 am Mertos pick from the 40 man PONI squad
Is Mertos, Mehrts?
Now he is a fully fleged fair dinkum Aussie he's now known as Merto
That is perfectly acceptable, although could probably do with the addition of an 'h'. Really just confirming you weren't referring to that dipshit Marto.
by mr bungle
Sun Apr 11, 2021 3:37 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Wallabies 2021 OFFICIAL thread
Replies: 377
Views: 7900

Re: Wallabies 2021 OFFICIAL thread

Zakar wrote: Sun Apr 11, 2021 12:08 am Mertos pick from the 40 man PONI squad
Is Mertos, Mehrts?
by mr bungle
Sun Apr 11, 2021 2:03 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Stomach flu/food poisoning
Replies: 40
Views: 1541

Re: Stomach flu/food poisoning

Bit of a luxury item, yeah? I prefer the simplicity of the bum gun myself, as well as the inherent ability it offers to direct the flow where you want it... those bidet things with their fixed jet arrangement require some butt cheek yoga moves for maximum satisfaction. Never tried one. Heated seat,...
by mr bungle
Sun Apr 11, 2021 1:56 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Stomach flu/food poisoning
Replies: 40
Views: 1541

Re: Stomach flu/food poisoning

Saw one of these last night. Friend's parents had renovated the bathroom and added one of these to existing toilet pedestal. https://images.zeald.com/ic/englefieldnz/2136684277/side_open_karl_1000x1000.png Electronic bidet seat with Quiet-Close™, Quick-Release™. Retrofit to existing toilets (please ...
by mr bungle
Sun Apr 11, 2021 1:50 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Prince Philip Gone
Replies: 487
Views: 12512

Re: Prince Philip Gone

themaddog wrote: Sun Apr 11, 2021 12:06 am
Dozy wrote: Sat Apr 10, 2021 8:16 pm https://twitter.com/BunbegB/status/1380887966130843651 Celtic paid their respects
This is fúcking astonishing.
https://twitter.com/imjustbrum/status/1 ... 7827299332
It the fact that that is fake the point?

Edit: typo.
by mr bungle
Sun Apr 11, 2021 1:35 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Stomach flu/food poisoning
Replies: 40
Views: 1541

Re: Stomach flu/food poisoning

Well it’s back again. Into my third day of watery bowel movements, sounds like there’s a pod of whales in my intestines. I’m constantly amazed at how much liquid can keep coming out when you seemingly have nothing left to give. Of course, very little sympathy from the mrs. As if I planned this to r...
by mr bungle
Sat Apr 10, 2021 9:59 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Mitch Hunt for the All Blacks?
Replies: 71
Views: 2144

Re: Mitch Hunt for the All Blacks?

jdogscoop wrote: Sun Apr 04, 2021 5:41 am He was excellent, and hopefully that's the end of the grumbles from the sad jealous old cvnts down in Dunnos who hate him just because he's from the Crusaders region.
They would be a very small minority, no?
by mr bungle
Sat Apr 10, 2021 9:36 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Legit try?
Replies: 16
Views: 1264

Re: Legit try?

"after injured player cops a falcon" and "five-pointer likely paid"?? Are you developing your own language Down There? :lol: A falcon is where an unsuspecting player is hit in the head by the ball, typically in league but also widely used in AFL and rugby down south. Made famous by league player Ma...
by mr bungle
Sat Apr 10, 2021 9:08 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Stomach flu/food poisoning
Replies: 40
Views: 1541

Re: Stomach flu/food poisoning

Well it’s back again. Into my third day of watery bowel movements, sounds like there’s a pod of whales in my intestines. I’m constantly amazed at how much liquid can keep coming out when you seemingly have nothing left to give. Of course, very little sympathy from the mrs. As if I planned this to r...
by mr bungle
Sat Apr 10, 2021 7:44 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Mist covered mountains
Replies: 15
Views: 1034

Re: Mist covered mountains

I’m no guitar expert, but that guy plays like one. Very nice. I see the arrangement he’s playing was by a guy I’m not familiar with, John Renbourn. Seems he collaborated often with Bert Jansch whom Led Zeppelin ‘borrowed’ a couple of tunes from. Jimmy Page often cited Scottish folk musician Bert Jan...
by mr bungle
Sat Apr 10, 2021 2:19 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Beast beaches what yours
Replies: 166
Views: 4690

Re: Beast beaches what yours

I just bought a place 5 mins walk from here https://i1.trekearth.com/photos/4990/cap4.jpg Unless its Easter or Christmas, its pretty much empty and I am the only one on it. In Victoria? Look like a couple I've been to recently on Phillip Island and at Lakes Entrance. That is Venus Bay Friends from ...
by mr bungle
Sat Apr 10, 2021 1:01 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Mist covered mountains
Replies: 15
Views: 1034

Re: Mist covered mountains

Morgan14 wrote: Fri Apr 09, 2021 11:53 pm
Morgan14 wrote: Fri Apr 09, 2021 5:36 pm Are a home for me now
But my home was the lowlands
Glorious. Play it at my funeral.
by mr bungle
Fri Apr 09, 2021 10:03 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: DMX Gooonnnnnnneeee
Replies: 23
Views: 1070

Re: DMX Gooonnnnnnneeee

Such an abrasive style. Dominated crap nightclubs down this way in the 00’s. RIP.
by mr bungle
Fri Apr 09, 2021 11:29 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The OFFICIAL filum thread 2.0.Accept no substitues.
Replies: 9451
Views: 662101

Re: The OFFICIAL filum thread 2.0.Accept no substitues.

Do you still work in Visual Effects, JCG?
by mr bungle
Fri Apr 09, 2021 2:39 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Google Wifi nest ?
Replies: 22
Views: 882

Re: Google Wifi nest ?

I set up one recently, Vodafone NZ are offering 2 x free mesh units with their fibre plans. TP Link Deco X20. A breeze to setup and coverage is seamless. Couldn’t recommend them more highly. https://www.tp-link.com/us/deco-mesh-wifi/product-family/deco-x20/ I have the Deco with three towers and it ...
by mr bungle
Wed Apr 07, 2021 7:45 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Google Wifi nest ?
Replies: 22
Views: 882

Re: Google Wifi nest ?

I set up one recently, Vodafone NZ are offering 2 x free mesh units with their fibre plans.

TP Link Deco X20. A breeze to setup and coverage is seamless. Couldn’t recommend them more highly.

https://www.tp-link.com/us/deco-mesh-w ... /deco-x20/
by mr bungle
Wed Apr 07, 2021 7:56 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Beast beaches what yours
Replies: 166
Views: 4690

Re: Beast beaches what yours

Others from around the world. I would say Dunedin maybe you meant St Kilda... the only real beach in the sub Antarctic waters off Southern NZ and a good place to see Great White sharks WTF man, were you pissed? Rakiura has shit loads, but not many with surf I don't think. Papatowai in the Catlins i...
by mr bungle
Mon Apr 05, 2021 10:35 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Next first time RWC winner?
Replies: 94
Views: 4119

Re: Next first time RWC winner?

Monk Zombie wrote: Mon Apr 05, 2021 9:49 am Of course the flipside of the saffa cakewalk is that any team facing us at the WC has an easy ride to the cup
You guys are tier 1.
by mr bungle
Mon Apr 05, 2021 1:24 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The 'State of Australian rugby' thread
Replies: 137
Views: 2602

Re: The 'State of Australian rugby' thread

In NZ, all rep pathways are via school (no club) so it focusses the participation. All provincial rep senior a & b and colts teams are selected almost solely via club rugby. What is colts these days, bungle - under-19? I guess there are few rep selections u14 and below now (?) but what happens with...
by mr bungle
Mon Apr 05, 2021 1:16 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Next first time RWC winner?
Replies: 94
Views: 4119

Re: Next first time RWC winner?

fonzeee wrote: Sun Apr 04, 2021 9:01 pm get a South African-esque cakewalk...
:lol: :nod:
by mr bungle
Sun Apr 04, 2021 10:11 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The 'State of Australian rugby' thread
Replies: 137
Views: 2602

Re: The 'State of Australian rugby' thread

shanky wrote: Sat Apr 03, 2021 11:39 pm
In NZ, all rep pathways are via school (no club) so it focusses the participation.
All provincial rep senior a & b and colts teams are selected almost solely via club rugby.



Promising signs for Aus rugby on this thread :thumbup:
by mr bungle
Sun Apr 04, 2021 2:43 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: NZ Politics Thread
Replies: 34460
Views: 1471984

Re: NZ Politics Thread

guy smiley wrote: Sun Apr 04, 2021 12:56 am Defensive?

uh... ok. Sure. If that fits your worldview and makes you feel comfortable I guess.

I think the confected outrage is pretty funny really.
Labelling posters as “Judiths” and equating concern and criticism of the vaccine rollout as ‘slagging for the hell of it’ is incredibly defensive.
by mr bungle
Sun Apr 04, 2021 2:37 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Next first time RWC winner?
Replies: 94
Views: 4119

Re: Next first time RWC winner?

I have wondered if NZ will be to rugby what Uruguay was to soccer. Dominant early on but overcome by bigger and better-resourced nations as the game grows. Maybe make the odd semi every couple of decades. I think NZ has at least one more RWC win in them though. They're a lottery for the top teams a...