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by message #2527204
Sun Nov 28, 2021 10:59 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: DEATHS IN ENGLISH CHANNEL
Replies: 160
Views: 5245

Re: DEATHS IN ENGLISH CHANNEL

38k so far in 2021. https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/immigration-statistics-year-ending-september-2021/how-many-people-do-we-grant-asylum-or-protection-to An interesting comparison is France https://www.worlddata.info/europe/france/asylum.php Roughly twice the UK Makes you wonder how many o...
by message #2527204
Sun Nov 28, 2021 10:54 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: DEATHS IN ENGLISH CHANNEL
Replies: 160
Views: 5245

Re: DEATHS IN ENGLISH CHANNEL

38k so far in 2021. https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/immigration-statistics-year-ending-september-2021/how-many-people-do-we-grant-asylum-or-protection-to An interesting comparison is France https://www.worlddata.info/europe/france/asylum.php Roughly twice the UK Makes you wonder how many o...
by message #2527204
Sun Nov 28, 2021 10:45 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: DEATHS IN ENGLISH CHANNEL
Replies: 160
Views: 5245

Re: DEATHS IN ENGLISH CHANNEL

38k so far in 2021. https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/immigration-statistics-year-ending-september-2021/how-many-people-do-we-grant-asylum-or-protection-to An interesting comparison is France https://www.worlddata.info/europe/france/asylum.php Roughly twice the UK Makes you wonder how many o...
by message #2527204
Sun Nov 28, 2021 10:12 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: How is the UK still a thing?
Replies: 87
Views: 3271

Re: How is the UK still a thing?

The OP is an interesting question because a) the UK is endangered - mostly because under Thatcher the Tories moved away from one nation (meaning whole of the UK) Conservatism to tone deaf English shires Conservatism and one-eyed parochial nationalism has grown ever since, and b) it implies that the...
by message #2527204
Sun Nov 28, 2021 9:59 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: DEATHS IN ENGLISH CHANNEL
Replies: 160
Views: 5245

Re: DEATHS IN ENGLISH CHANNEL

Good to see and hear that there are still certain Westminster types that actually look at facts and propose realistic solutions rather than the weapons grade bullshît released by BoZo and his cronies or the right-wing media. https://twitter.com/natalieben/status/1464262672699043850 :thumbup: The La...
by message #2527204
Sat Nov 27, 2021 2:39 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: DEATHS IN ENGLISH CHANNEL
Replies: 160
Views: 5245

Re: DEATHS IN ENGLISH CHANNEL

Good to see and hear that there are still certain Westminster types that actually look at facts and propose realistic solutions rather than the weapons grade bullshît released by BoZo and his cronies or the right-wing media. https://twitter.com/natalieben/status/1464262672699043850 :thumbup: The La...
by message #2527204
Sat Nov 27, 2021 1:55 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans
Replies: 50708
Views: 1628044

Re: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans

He has a point though. Your cheer leading and moronic compliance for everything is effectively gonna destroy the society in which you live. It will be all your shared fault. I’ve made peace with it and expect to leave the UK in the coming years to where the real world is prospering. You lot made yo...
by message #2527204
Sat Nov 27, 2021 1:49 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans
Replies: 50708
Views: 1628044

Re: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans

The degree of authoritarian control that is being inflicted upon entire populations is so out of proportion to this virus, that it defies rationality. I shall leave you all to it, and wish you all well. I am gone from this thread. :lol: :lol: You'll be back - you won't be able to help yourself. He ...
by message #2527204
Sat Nov 27, 2021 1:41 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans
Replies: 50708
Views: 1628044

Re: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans

The degree of authoritarian control that is being inflicted upon entire populations is so out of proportion to this virus, that it defies rationality. I shall leave you all to it, and wish you all well. I am gone from this thread. :lol: :lol: You'll be back - you won't be able to help yourself. He ...
by message #2527204
Sat Nov 27, 2021 1:12 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans
Replies: 50708
Views: 1628044

Re: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans

https://twitter.com/ianmSC/status/1464299764715950082 Cases in The Netherlands are up 1,198% since vaccine passports started, even with ~90% of everyone over 18 at least partially vaccinated, because vaccine passports, like nearly everything else the experts have recommended, are completely and utt...
by message #2527204
Sat Nov 27, 2021 12:30 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Welsh Independence - a step nearer?
Replies: 70
Views: 1885

Re: Welsh Independence - a step nearer?

Looking at the last 22 years since the Welsh Assembly was established, there's nothing to show that independence will do anything for Wales at all. NHS, education, housing have not improved one bit. Education has plummetted in Scotland since SNP have been in charge. They still have almost 50% plann...
by message #2527204
Sat Nov 27, 2021 11:13 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Is the Southern Africa travel ban justified?
Replies: 47
Views: 1963

Re: Is the Southern Africa travel ban justified?

bimboman wrote: Sat Nov 27, 2021 11:11 am
We've never been in 2021 and had a killer pandemic disease loose in the world before either.

Dear god, how old are you?
Says the man who thinks restricting a few passengers from SA is 'stopping the world'
by message #2527204
Sat Nov 27, 2021 11:11 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Is the Southern Africa travel ban justified?
Replies: 47
Views: 1963

Re: Is the Southern Africa travel ban justified?

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? +yawn+.the point of measures is to stop the health services from being overwhelmed. Reducing death is a side effect rather than the issue. Improve the health services. They’ve alm...
by message #2527204
Sat Nov 27, 2021 11:09 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Is the Southern Africa travel ban justified?
Replies: 47
Views: 1963

Re: Is the Southern Africa travel ban justified?

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? +yawn+.the point of measures is to stop the health services from being overwhelmed. Reducing death is a side effect rather than the issue. Improve the health services. They’ve alm...
by message #2527204
Sat Nov 27, 2021 11:03 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Is the Southern Africa travel ban justified?
Replies: 47
Views: 1963

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? +yawn+.the point of measures is to stop the health services from being overwhelmed...
by message #2527204
Sat Nov 27, 2021 10:52 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Is the Southern Africa travel ban justified?
Replies: 47
Views: 1963

Re: Is the Southern Africa travel ban justified?

bimboman wrote: Sat Nov 27, 2021 10:51 am
message #2527204 wrote: Sat Nov 27, 2021 10:50 am
mdaclarke wrote: Sat Nov 27, 2021 10:29 am 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.
by message #2527204
Sat Nov 27, 2021 10:50 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Is the Southern Africa travel ban justified?
Replies: 47
Views: 1963

Re: Is the Southern Africa travel ban justified?

mdaclarke wrote: Sat Nov 27, 2021 10:29 am No it is not. I predict that it will be lifted in a few weeks.
February... after the flu season.
by message #2527204
Sat Nov 27, 2021 10:23 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: How is the UK still a thing?
Replies: 87
Views: 3271

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 message #2527204
Fri Nov 26, 2021 7:20 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans
Replies: 50708
Views: 1628044

Re: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans

Dozy wrote: Fri Nov 26, 2021 7:18 pm Omicron is it’s name, we have a name
Straight into the charts as a variant of concern. Concerning.
by message #2527204
Fri Nov 26, 2021 7:12 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread
Replies: 34099
Views: 1045783

Re: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread

I think it would be worth remembering that Brexit probably wouldn't have happened and people wouldn't be dying in dinghies if Merkel hadn't flung open the doors of Europe to millions of migrants/refugees DAC it was UK which wanted all east Europe in EU (and pushed for Turkey back at the table, when...
by message #2527204
Fri Nov 26, 2021 6:20 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread
Replies: 34099
Views: 1045783

Re: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread

That this a bit closer to home and impacting Britain directly instead of Greece & Italy. Plus it is a bit of disappointment as far as the "regaining control of our borders" is concerned. Your lot may come to eventually realise that you are living in a connected and indeed global world. As I thought...
by message #2527204
Fri Nov 26, 2021 6:09 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread
Replies: 34099
Views: 1045783

Re: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread

It becomes a problem for the UK when they make it and that's the real issue Patel faces. When they make it they enter the asylum process, and are home free essentially. N ot sure why this is a problem , at any rate its not for me. If it isn't, then make it easier for them to get to the UK to claim ...
by message #2527204
Fri Nov 26, 2021 5:59 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread
Replies: 34099
Views: 1045783

Re: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread

French government should just scrap the Touquet agreement. There is other way to deal with such a level of stupidity. It's UK's problem and they're more interested in France bashing than actually fixing the migrant problem as it keeps Boris popular with the English working classes. Leave them be an...
by message #2527204
Fri Nov 26, 2021 5:20 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread
Replies: 34099
Views: 1045783

Re: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread

The Brexit angle is that de Pfeffel rushed Brexit and failed to control Britain's sovereign borders - in both the North Sea and also in the Channel. Yes, we know WHY the frogs are forcing people into boats. It's a non problem in reality - the numbers are DIMINISHING. And in any event, they and thei...
by message #2527204
Fri Nov 26, 2021 5:09 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread
Replies: 34099
Views: 1045783

Re: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread

The Brexit angle is that de Pfeffel rushed Brexit and failed to control Britain's sovereign borders - in both the North Sea and also in the Channel. Yes, we know WHY the frogs are forcing people into boats. It's a non problem in reality - the numbers are DIMINISHING. And in any event, they and thei...
by message #2527204
Fri Nov 26, 2021 4:46 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans
Replies: 50708
Views: 1628044

Re: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans

DAC_ wrote: Fri Nov 26, 2021 4:37 pm Was chatting to a chap in work yesterday, between us we know of 5 people who've had heart problems since their second jab.
oooh
by message #2527204
Fri Nov 26, 2021 4:24 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread
Replies: 34099
Views: 1045783

Re: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread

shereblue wrote: Fri Nov 26, 2021 4:14 pm The Brexit angle is that de Pfeffel rushed Brexit and failed to control Britain's sovereign borders - in both the North Sea and also in the Channel.
Yes, we know WHY the frogs are forcing people into boats.
by message #2527204
Fri Nov 26, 2021 1:04 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: How is the UK still a thing?
Replies: 87
Views: 3271

Re: How is the UK still a thing?

flaggETERNAL wrote: Fri Nov 26, 2021 1:00 pm I'm replying directly to what message posted.
I'm pointing out that we don't blame Rome for our current problems. Or the norman or German royalty that United the kingdom.
by message #2527204
Fri Nov 26, 2021 12:59 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread
Replies: 34099
Views: 1045783

Re: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread

Do you not find it somewhat hypocritical that a government that says having a couple of EU customs officials at Belfast and Larne ports breaches UK sovereignty, has the neck to suggest that UK troops should be allowed to patrol French beaches with a straight face ? The UK isn't trying to demand tha...
by message #2527204
Fri Nov 26, 2021 12:55 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: How is the UK still a thing?
Replies: 87
Views: 3271

Re: How is the UK still a thing?

The Union is older than most European countries including Germany and Italy, should they be broken up into their old constituencies? Yet for example Italy as idea is older than the Union itself (from Middle Age at least) - and yet the actual State developed differently. For example here in Italy li...
by message #2527204
Fri Nov 26, 2021 12:49 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread
Replies: 34099
Views: 1045783

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 message #2527204
Fri Nov 26, 2021 12:14 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: How is the UK still a thing?
Replies: 87
Views: 3271

Re: How is the UK still a thing?

The Union is older than most European countries including Germany and Italy, should they be broken up into their old constituencies? Yet for example Italy as idea is older than the Union itself (from Middle Age at least) - and yet the actual State developed differently. For example here in Italy li...
by message #2527204
Fri Nov 26, 2021 12:08 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Significance of the Kyle Rittenhouse Case.....
Replies: 2325
Views: 42380

Re: The Significance of the Kyle Rittenhouse Case.....

From Websters.... Activist: a person who uses or supports strong actions (such as public protests) in support of or opposition to one side of a controversial issue Then read his facebook, listen to his music. It is hard to find because your liberal friends at Fbook/youtube deactivated it while he w...
by message #2527204
Fri Nov 26, 2021 12:02 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread
Replies: 34099
Views: 1045783

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 message #2527204
Fri Nov 26, 2021 11:58 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans
Replies: 50708
Views: 1628044

Re: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans

omg Are average age of the people taken into account. Say if your vaccinated population is 50+ years old on average, and your unvaccinated population is 25 years old, you may expect to see such trends? Stats can say anything, and unless you have all the underlying data to interpret them, you can en...
by message #2527204
Fri Nov 26, 2021 11:09 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans
Replies: 50708
Views: 1628044

Re: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans

80 fully sequenced cases of a variant they weren't even looking for last week. Y Several people on here owe South African testing people an apology. They were getting a lot of shit for being incompetent and not doing a good job. Yet they've come straight out with the news and selflessly put their o...
by message #2527204
Thu Nov 25, 2021 11:35 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans
Replies: 50708
Views: 1628044

Re: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans

Just seen on the beeb Quarantine to be brought back in for travel from southern African countries. New variant. This is a vaccine buster apparently….so when they don’t work next time, blame this not the new boost That hasn't been proven yet. What they did say was there is lots of mutations on the s...
by message #2527204
Thu Nov 25, 2021 11:24 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans
Replies: 50708
Views: 1628044

Re: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans

So a virologist was on rte there talking about the variant. He said while the variant may be better at evading the effects of vaccine, it's likely immunity from vaccine produces enough antibodies to deal with even this variant when it comes to protecting severe illness I’m sure he did ….until it’s ...
by message #2527204
Thu Nov 25, 2021 7:24 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans
Replies: 50708
Views: 1628044

Re: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans

https://alexberenson.substack.com/p/vaccinated-english-adults-under-60 Vaccinated English adults under 60 are dying at twice the rate of unvaccinated people the same age And have been for six months. This chart may seem unbelievable or impossible, but it's correct, based on weekly data from the Bri...
by message #2527204
Thu Nov 25, 2021 6:51 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Beatles: Get Back | Official Trailer
Replies: 13
Views: 952

Re: The Beatles: Get Back | Official Trailer

Short Man Syndrome wrote: Thu Nov 25, 2021 3:33 pm ‘I wonder if your songs will still be shit when I’m 64”. https://youtu.be/6frgnqTo1eM
I always thought Canoe Reeves took the cake for worst British accent ever seen on film before watching that.