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by backrow
Sun Nov 28, 2021 12:30 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Entebbe Airport
Replies: 7
Views: 627

Re: Entebbe Airport

Shanghaied on Entebbe
by backrow
Sun Nov 28, 2021 10:51 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: How much annual leave are you entitled to ?
Replies: 52
Views: 1687

Re: How much annual leave are you entitled to ?

Uk 8 days ph 28 days leave but have to take 3-4 off over Xmas as it’s a company rule No notice Half the time , a virtual 3 day week :smug: First half of each month , busy but standard business hours Medical & pharma Have seen roles I can go for that are about £30k more but that wil require a lot of ...
by backrow
Sat Nov 27, 2021 9:31 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: England’s #9 is … hot. Female rugby thread, hopefully becomes NWS
Replies: 29
Views: 2522

Re: England’s #9 is ……..

No kiwi poaches thus far

:thumbup:
by backrow
Sat Nov 27, 2021 11:44 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: If you needed another reason not to go to South Africa...
Replies: 42
Views: 1266

Re: If you needed another reason not to go to South Africa...

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-59432579 https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2021-11-26/south-africa-health-minister-says-travel-bans-unjustified The 2 articles above strongly suggest that South Africa is being punished for its scientific success and openness https://twitter.com/DataDri...
by backrow
Sat Nov 27, 2021 11:42 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Is the Southern Africa travel ban justified?
Replies: 47
Views: 1956

Re: Is the Southern Africa travel ban justified?

https://twitter.com/DPJHodges/status/1464525999757008898?ref_src=twsrc%5Egoogle%7Ctwcamp%5Eserp%7Ctwgr%5Etweet "Surely the main practical effect of the SA travel ban is that when future mutations emerge, the nation state that identifies it will simply keep the information under wraps. Does that rea...
by backrow
Sat Nov 27, 2021 11:40 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Is the Southern Africa travel ban justified?
Replies: 47
Views: 1956

Re: Is the Southern Africa travel ban justified?

No it is not. I predict that it will be lifted in a few weeks. February... after the flu season. You know this variant is dangerous then? Doesn't need to be. It's the flu season. We should stop the world for flu now? It’s not really just flu though is it ? I personally was very wrong about Covid , ...
by backrow
Sat Nov 27, 2021 10:37 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Is the Southern Africa travel ban justified?
Replies: 47
Views: 1956

Re: Is the Southern Africa travel ban justified?

Seems as a bit of a panic move given the current available information. The U.K. moved first and then several European countries implemented a ban as they didn’t want to be seen to be doing nothing. The facts available so far: 1. A novel variant with a combination of mutations not previously seen i...
by backrow
Fri Nov 26, 2021 6:05 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread
Replies: 34098
Views: 1045730

Re: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread

DING DING - WRONG. It's making Boris deeply unpopular. You like to think you have your finger on the pulse of British politics....what's wrong with you? :lol: Well we're not going to agree on this and I want to keep things cordial as I have not the energy these days for long arguments. All I really...
by backrow
Fri Nov 26, 2021 4:44 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: How is the UK still a thing?
Replies: 87
Views: 3267

Re: How is the UK still a thing?

Plenty of countries are an amalgamation of historic areas and countries, mixing religion, racial groups, former enemies etc United States of America Canada Germany Italy Spain Romania These are just a few off the top of my head - UK is hardly unique and by now most of us are a mix rather just Engli...
by backrow
Fri Nov 26, 2021 3:58 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread
Replies: 34098
Views: 1045730

Re: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread

Armoured jet skis v dinghies v French navy

Seems a fair battle tbf
by backrow
Fri Nov 26, 2021 2:50 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: How is the UK still a thing?
Replies: 87
Views: 3267

Re: How is the UK still a thing?

Only seriously small dicked saddos want to start shooting and blowing up people again, just for historic Emnity reasons. Have you seen how many people vote for Sinn Féin? Unfortunately a huge majority of those who voted SF have some weird cognitive dissonace where they handwave away all SF's recent...
by backrow
Fri Nov 26, 2021 2:46 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Ireland World Cup
Replies: 37
Views: 1837

Re: Ireland World Cup

Ireland do not have the game plan to win an intense tournament like the WC It demands too much of their players Ireland getting past the QF would be a start, if Wales and Scotland can do it then surely it is possible for Ireland to manage it. I think Ireland have the unfortunate habit of peaking be...
by backrow
Fri Nov 26, 2021 2:28 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Last person who was alive in the 1800s died
Replies: 23
Views: 1110

Re: Last person who was alive in the 1800s died

The Philippines was still a Spanish colony when she was born, although the Americans took over a year later. Wiki says she’s older than the modern Philippines nation state. :shock: She was born - 1897 First Phillipines Republic - 1899 Weird historical overlaps are amazing. A witness to President Li...
by backrow
Fri Nov 26, 2021 2:22 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Welsh Independence - a step nearer?
Replies: 70
Views: 1883

Re: Welsh Independence - a step nearer?

I can fully understand why a Welsh or snp or Irish type wants independence from the uk (England) - but not if they want to be part of the Eu instead. Either be independent , or get your laws from another country and capital city, getting upset over Westminster but not Brussels just seems chippy. At...
by backrow
Fri Nov 26, 2021 12:05 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread
Replies: 34098
Views: 1045730

Re: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread

by backrow
Fri Nov 26, 2021 11:58 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread
Replies: 34098
Views: 1045730

Re: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread

https://twitter.com/DPJHodges/status/1464169534512943113?ref_src=twsrc%5Egoogle%7Ctwcamp%5Eserp%7Ctwgr%5Etweet It doesn't matter what the issue is. In any argument between the UK and an EU member state the FBPE crowd will always align themselves with the EU. If this was reversed they would be screa...
by backrow
Fri Nov 26, 2021 11:40 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Welsh Independence - a step nearer?
Replies: 70
Views: 1883

Re: Welsh Independence - a step nearer?

Wales should leave the UK and rejoin the EU... they previously were getting all sorts of EU development grants because so many areas were poor and downtrodden. They would have to get a hell of a lot more than previously if they stopped getting English money And how is their funding, post Brexit, wo...
by backrow
Fri Nov 26, 2021 11:28 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Welsh Independence - a step nearer?
Replies: 70
Views: 1883

Re: Welsh Independence - a step nearer?

Wales should leave the UK and rejoin the EU... they previously were getting all sorts of EU development grants because so many areas were poor and downtrodden. They would have to get a hell of a lot more than previously if they stopped getting English money And how is their funding, post Brexit, wo...
by backrow
Fri Nov 26, 2021 10:55 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread
Replies: 34098
Views: 1045730

Re: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread

Poor old Rocketz, If he had Bloomberg he could make that chart newer than Jun. :lol: He’s taken a bigger pounding on this than your Mrs did with my Dover dead seamen joke Not really but if it makes you feel good about yourself then fine. No skin of my teeth Yes, really You are a dick, only write ab...
by backrow
Fri Nov 26, 2021 10:52 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Béziers v Toulon Try, 1971 French Championship Final
Replies: 8
Views: 709

Re: Béziers v Toulon Try, 1971 French Championship Final

Great try
Great clothesline
by backrow
Fri Nov 26, 2021 10:50 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: How is the UK still a thing?
Replies: 87
Views: 3267

Re: How is the UK still a thing?

Only seriously small dicked saddos want to start shooting and blowing up people again, just for historic Emnity reasons. Have you seen how many people vote for Sinn Féin? Well they have a lot of small dicked saddos then. Dutch & Germans - don’t kill each other any more. French and Germans - ditto G...
by backrow
Fri Nov 26, 2021 10:49 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread
Replies: 34098
Views: 1045730

Re: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread

bimboman wrote: Fri Nov 26, 2021 10:47 am Poor old Rocketz,

If he had Bloomberg he could make that chart newer than Jun.
:lol:

He’s taken a bigger pounding on this than your Mrs did with my Dover dead seamen joke
by backrow
Fri Nov 26, 2021 10:42 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: How is the UK still a thing?
Replies: 87
Views: 3267

Re: How is the UK still a thing?

Only seriously small dicked saddos want to start shooting and blowing up people again, just for historic Emnity reasons. Have you seen how many people vote for Sinn Féin? Well they have a lot of small dicked saddos then. Dutch & Germans - don’t kill each other any more. French and Germans - ditto G...
by backrow
Fri Nov 26, 2021 10:36 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: How is the UK still a thing?
Replies: 87
Views: 3267

Re: How is the UK still a thing?

Plenty of countries are an amalgamation of historic areas and countries, mixing religion, racial groups, former enemies etc United States of America Canada Germany Italy Spain Romania These are just a few off the top of my head - UK is hardly unique and by now most of us are a mix rather just Engli...
by backrow
Fri Nov 26, 2021 10:33 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread
Replies: 34098
Views: 1045730

Re: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread

Anyone that thinks a Bloomberg Terminal is modern technology is a Neanderthal in a suite. I think you need to hand in your internet licence. Anyone who think Bloomberg is now delivered and used on a terminal is the moron of course, There’s not been dedicated terminals for probably 20 years. You are...
by backrow
Fri Nov 26, 2021 10:32 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: How is the UK still a thing?
Replies: 87
Views: 3267

Re: How is the UK still a thing?

Plenty of countries are an amalgamation of historic areas and countries, mixing religion, racial groups, former enemies etc United States of America Canada Germany Italy Spain Romania These are just a few off the top of my head - UK is hardly unique and by now most of us are a mix rather just Engli...
by backrow
Fri Nov 26, 2021 10:27 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread
Replies: 34098
Views: 1045730

Re: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread

So you are that old But kindly answer my question regarding the supposed elections next year you claimed are happening Yes, the use of “modern technology “ indicates someone being old. Anyone that thinks a Bloomberg Terminal is modern technology is a Neanderthal in a suite. I think you need to hand...
by backrow
Fri Nov 26, 2021 10:19 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Last person who was alive in the 1800s died
Replies: 23
Views: 1110

Re: Last person who was alive in the 1800s died

I remember seeing some US civil war documentary and they had a bit end where the veterans of Gettysburg's 'Pickett's Charge' had their 75th anniversary reunion in 1938. The former confederate and union troops were filmed shaking hands across the "The Angle" stone wall. All these men were in their 9...
by backrow
Fri Nov 26, 2021 10:16 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: How is the UK still a thing?
Replies: 87
Views: 3267

Re: How is the UK still a thing?

Plenty of countries are an amalgamation of historic areas and countries, mixing religion, racial groups, former enemies etc United States of America Canada Germany Italy Spain Romania These are just a few off the top of my head - UK is hardly unique and by now most of us are a mix rather just Englis...
by backrow
Fri Nov 26, 2021 10:10 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Welsh Independence - a step nearer?
Replies: 70
Views: 1883

Re: Welsh Independence - a step nearer?

I can fully understand why a Welsh or snp or Irish type wants independence from the uk (England) - but not if they want to be part of the Eu instead. Either be independent , or get your laws from another country and capital city, getting upset over Westminster but not Brussels just seems chippy. An ...
by backrow
Thu Nov 25, 2021 5:02 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: DEATHS IN ENGLISH CHANNEL
Replies: 160
Views: 5224

Re: DEATHS IN ENGLISH CHANNEL

Keith wrote: Thu Nov 25, 2021 5:01 pm
backrow wrote: Thu Nov 25, 2021 4:59 pm Mrs Bimbo heading down to Dover now I presume ?
Euphemism?
… she’s used to handling lots of dead seamen
by backrow
Thu Nov 25, 2021 4:59 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: DEATHS IN ENGLISH CHANNEL
Replies: 160
Views: 5224

Re: DEATHS IN ENGLISH CHANNEL

Mrs Bimbo heading down to Dover now I presume ?
by backrow
Thu Nov 25, 2021 1:40 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: DEATHS IN ENGLISH CHANNEL
Replies: 160
Views: 5224

Re: DEATHS IN ENGLISH CHANNEL

Keith wrote: Thu Nov 25, 2021 1:07 pm
AnkleTap wrote: Thu Nov 25, 2021 1:00 pm
Keith wrote: Thu Nov 25, 2021 1:00 pm
AnkleTap wrote: Thu Nov 25, 2021 12:58 pm
piquant wrote: Thu Nov 25, 2021 12:46 pm
And even then we're only just starting to see the impact of climate change on migration
No problem, the channel will be wider :thumbup:
Yeah, but it'll also be warmer :x
More sharks
Fewer Jellyfish :x
More coiled out turds
by backrow
Thu Nov 25, 2021 12:40 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: DEATHS IN ENGLISH CHANNEL
Replies: 160
Views: 5224

Re: DEATHS IN ENGLISH CHANNEL

AnkleTap wrote: Thu Nov 25, 2021 12:32 pm Copy the Aussies. If you come via illegal means you are automatically refused asylum and stuck on the first transport to Naru.
We can pay Aus to take some of ours in Naru too :thumbup:
by backrow
Thu Nov 25, 2021 12:17 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: DEATHS IN ENGLISH CHANNEL
Replies: 160
Views: 5224

Re: DEATHS IN ENGLISH CHANNEL

What does Ireland do with regards taking in refugees? Does it take in the same percentage as other EU 'frontier countries' or 'by virtue of geography' does it just look on from the sidelines and 'tut tut' the British? Duff is on his own here tbf. Not much appetite here for taking in refugees, even ...
by backrow
Thu Nov 25, 2021 12:15 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: DEATHS IN ENGLISH CHANNEL
Replies: 160
Views: 5224

Re: DEATHS IN ENGLISH CHANNEL

I think we should take in a lot more. What does Ireland do with regards taking in refugees? Does it take in the same percentage as other EU 'frontier countries' or 'by virtue of geography' does it just look on from the sidelines and 'tut tut' the British? Duff is on his own here tbf. Not much appet...
by backrow
Thu Nov 25, 2021 11:57 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: DEATHS IN ENGLISH CHANNEL
Replies: 160
Views: 5224

Re: DEATHS IN ENGLISH CHANNEL

I think we should take in a lot more. What does Ireland do with regards taking in refugees? Does it take in the same percentage as other EU 'frontier countries' or 'by virtue of geography' does it just look on from the sidelines and 'tut tut' the British? They also bang on about their wealth (ignor...
by backrow
Thu Nov 25, 2021 11:55 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: DEATHS IN ENGLISH CHANNEL
Replies: 160
Views: 5224

Re: DEATHS IN ENGLISH CHANNEL

I think we should take in a lot more. What does Ireland do with regards taking in refugees? Does it take in the same percentage as other EU 'frontier countries' or 'by virtue of geography' does it just look on from the sidelines and 'tut tut' the British? Duff is on his own here tbf. Not much appet...
by backrow
Thu Nov 25, 2021 11:51 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: DEATHS IN ENGLISH CHANNEL
Replies: 160
Views: 5224

Re: DEATHS IN ENGLISH CHANNEL

I think we should take in a lot more. What does Ireland do with regards taking in refugees? Does it take in the same percentage as other EU 'frontier countries' or 'by virtue of geography' does it just look on from the sidelines and 'tut tut' the British? They also bang on about their wealth (ignor...
by backrow
Thu Nov 25, 2021 11:40 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: DEATHS IN ENGLISH CHANNEL
Replies: 160
Views: 5224

Re: DEATHS IN ENGLISH CHANNEL

Easier to get house / schooling / healthcare for nowt in uk Iraqi et al more likely to speak English than french France (eu) keener now to foist some economic migrants onto the uk Some distant cousin is an Uber driver in Walsal But asylum seekers should really be taken in at the first safe country ...