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by Jay Cee Gee
Sat Apr 10, 2021 10:36 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The OFFICIAL filum thread 2.0.Accept no substitues.
Replies: 9451
Views: 662141

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

As an insider, do you know why the effects in Snyders Justice League are so bad? Nah, not really. I know Weta Digi did some aspects of it (from memory they did the historic battle scenes when the invaders were defeated) but most was done elsewhere. I suspect it's a combination of Snyder having some...
by Jay Cee Gee
Sat Apr 10, 2021 3:06 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The OFFICIAL filum thread 2.0.Accept no substitues.
Replies: 9451
Views: 662141

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

Watched Eric Andre's Bad Trip because there's absolutely nothing else new. It's funny if you're drunk. Re-watched BladeRunner 2049 in 4K, what a movie, just gets better with time. I really like that Blade Runner film but I was working at Weta Digi when it won Best Visual Effects over the third Apes...
by Jay Cee Gee
Fri Apr 09, 2021 8:04 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The OFFICIAL filum thread 2.0.Accept no substitues.
Replies: 9451
Views: 662141

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

Watched Eric Andre's Bad Trip because there's absolutely nothing else new. It's funny if you're drunk. Re-watched BladeRunner 2049 in 4K, what a movie, just gets better with time. I really like that Blade Runner film but I was working at Weta Digi when it won Best Visual Effects over the third Apes...
by Jay Cee Gee
Mon Apr 05, 2021 9:28 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Next first time RWC winner?
Replies: 94
Views: 4119

Re: Next first time RWC winner?

I think the Europeans are going to win some in the near future, France has gotten pretty damn close a few times. England will got hot once, maybe the Welsh (or Argies if we're looking beyond Europe) get a South African-esque cakewalk... Kind of a side matter, but why are the pools feel like they're...
by Jay Cee Gee
Sat Mar 27, 2021 10:03 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Why does Alun Wyn Jones not just shave his head?
Replies: 34
Views: 1742

Re: Why does Alun Wyn Jones not just shave his head?

Also, Richie McCaw never had frosted tips.
by Jay Cee Gee
Sat Mar 27, 2021 10:03 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Why does Alun Wyn Jones not just shave his head?
Replies: 34
Views: 1742

Re: Why does Alun Wyn Jones not just shave his head?

Point of order - he doesn't have a comb over. A comb over is when someone grows the non thinning hair on the side long enough to cover the bald patch on the top. See Bobby Charlton for reference. https://img.bleacherreport.net/img/article/media_slots/photos/002/270/518/b12e1fd59da0f99fc6f3a1ff5185d7...
by Jay Cee Gee
Tue Mar 23, 2021 8:36 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Next first time RWC winner?
Replies: 94
Views: 4119

Re: Next first time RWC winner?

AnkleTap wrote: Tue Mar 23, 2021 4:58 amThey get a whole lot closer than Ireland.
Pretty f'king low hurdle to clear, tbh.
by Jay Cee Gee
Sat Mar 13, 2021 6:32 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Meghan vs the Queen
Replies: 1365
Views: 34287

Re: Meghan vs the Queen

My brothers and I have 3 British grandparents, and he told me in the '80s that he'd tried to apply for a British passport and been told he was ineligible. I can't say any more than that since I've never tried myself, nor even visited Britain for that matter. Anyway we're about as white as it gets. ...
by Jay Cee Gee
Sat Mar 13, 2021 12:02 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Rate Kiwi athlete Lisa Carrington
Replies: 479
Views: 18579

Re: Rate Kiwi athlete Lisa Carrington

Look, it seems pretty likely that the vast majority of modern sports people are doping. But pointing fingers at particular individuals without any specific evidence to back it up seems like a pretty silly thing to do. Might not be the smartest look for this forum to be hosting such comments either....
by Jay Cee Gee
Sat Mar 06, 2021 12:40 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Simon Doull - what is his problem?
Replies: 119
Views: 4938

Re: Simon Doull - what is his problem?

Doull wasn't in the same class as Steyn, but I have it on good authority he was top of his class in high school science.
by Jay Cee Gee
Wed Mar 03, 2021 5:34 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Simon Doull - what is his problem?
Replies: 119
Views: 4938

Re: Simon Doull - what is his problem?

Ellafan wrote: Wed Mar 03, 2021 5:28 am Where?
I mean it’s not gonna have been in India obviously, but it was still a decent bowling performance. Doull wasn’t an all time great but not a bum either. Bit of a tool though.
by Jay Cee Gee
Wed Mar 03, 2021 5:25 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Simon Doull - what is his problem?
Replies: 119
Views: 4938

Re: Simon Doull - what is his problem?

Has this bloke got some form for being a prick? Did he give batters send offs before he ran them out or things like that? Nah. He never got them out. His sledging was along the lines of "you only hit that one into the 10th row back, a real batsman would have smashed it into the Upper Tier" Career a...
by Jay Cee Gee
Mon Mar 01, 2021 8:28 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Simon Doull - what is his problem?
Replies: 119
Views: 4938

Re: Simon Doull - what is his problem?

Doull is a tool, but Steyn is overreacting to a nothing comment.
by Jay Cee Gee
Fri Feb 19, 2021 8:58 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Movie Mistakes
Replies: 48
Views: 2338

Re: Movie Mistakes

You loved it really. A decent movie error only scripted is the montage about 3/4 way through In the Line of Fire where Malcovich does his whole suspenseful face changing mask routine and turns out to look exactly like....John Malcovich That's a common problem with people on the run or master of dis...
by Jay Cee Gee
Thu Feb 18, 2021 3:17 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Best and worst World Cup winning XV
Replies: 89
Views: 3096

Re: Best and worst World Cup winning XV

Dedoc, since you read all this up, how many both won and lost a final? There must have been some double up on the England '03 and '07 teams, and I see you have Leonard on this list who came off the benc in '03. Fitzpatrick did. Probably the only one for NZ though. A decent amount of Wallabies would...
by Jay Cee Gee
Wed Feb 17, 2021 7:56 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Best and worst World Cup winning XV
Replies: 89
Views: 3096

Re: Best and worst World Cup winning XV

Ok, my attempt at best - judged as how dominant were they relative to their peers and expectation of the position at the time Os, Fitz, Vickery Johnson, Eales PS du Toit, McCaw, Buck Joost, Carter Horan, Smith Campese, Kirwan, Gallagher Honourable mentions - Olo Brown, Thorn and Etzebeth as tight l...
by Jay Cee Gee
Wed Feb 17, 2021 3:31 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Movie Mistakes
Replies: 48
Views: 2338

Re: Movie Mistakes

In the film "The Usual Suspects", Kevin Spacey plays the character of Keyser Soze but all the other characters refer to him by a different name. Can't believe the editors missed that blunder. Similarly, in "The Sixth Sense", Bruce Willis is a ghost but never once says "WOOOOOOOOO" and doesn't wear a...
by Jay Cee Gee
Wed Feb 17, 2021 3:29 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Aussies - Morally Corrupt
Replies: 249
Views: 4817

Re: Aussies - Morally Corrupt

Anonymous 1 wrote: Wed Feb 17, 2021 3:10 am Its against international law to make someone stateless unless there are special circumstances. Bangladesh are having nothing to do with her as expected.

Round and round we go.
So the point of these sorts of laws/policies is to make it some other country's problem, like I said.
by Jay Cee Gee
Wed Feb 17, 2021 12:09 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Aussies - Morally Corrupt
Replies: 249
Views: 4817

Re: Aussies - Morally Corrupt

Anonymous 1 wrote: Tue Feb 16, 2021 10:50 pm The purpose was not to pass the problem on the Bangladesh
So why don't they do it to anyone without dual citizenship?
by Jay Cee Gee
Tue Feb 16, 2021 10:44 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Aussies - Morally Corrupt
Replies: 249
Views: 4817

Re: Aussies - Morally Corrupt

Just a question re Scott Morrison revoking this womans citizenship. Would he have done it if she was a born and bred Australian citizen or is it just because she originated from NZ and later became an Australian citizen and has dual citizenship that he can exercise this option? The UK has revoked c...
by Jay Cee Gee
Tue Feb 16, 2021 10:28 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Aussies - Morally Corrupt
Replies: 249
Views: 4817

Re: Aussies - Morally Corrupt

Just a question re Scott Morrison revoking this womans citizenship. Would he have done it if she was a born and bred Australian citizen or is it just because she originated from NZ and later became an Australian citizen and has dual citizenship that he can exercise this option? The UK has revoked c...
by Jay Cee Gee
Tue Feb 16, 2021 8:23 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Aussies - Morally Corrupt
Replies: 249
Views: 4817

Re: Aussies - Morally Corrupt

Just a question re Scott Morrison revoking this womans citizenship. Would he have done it if she was a born and bred Australian citizen or is it just because she originated from NZ and later became an Australian citizen and has dual citizenship that he can exercise this option? The UK has revoked c...
by Jay Cee Gee
Tue Feb 16, 2021 8:22 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Aussies - Morally Corrupt
Replies: 249
Views: 4817

Re: Aussies - Morally Corrupt

As far as the matter itself, it just seems like a bit of politicking from Jacinda. The Australian policy is pretty clear, there is no reason to make exceptions. The woman left Australia in 2014, and conceived her children in Syria and is now in a Turkish jail cell. While it is terrible for the chil...
by Jay Cee Gee
Tue Feb 16, 2021 5:32 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Aussies - Morally Corrupt
Replies: 249
Views: 4817

Re: Aussies - Morally Corrupt

Zakar wrote: Tue Feb 16, 2021 5:26 am Sounds like NZ were just too slow to cancel joint citizenship. Sucks to be Jacinta.
It's kind of a Prisoner's Dilemma played in reality. Should have expected the prisoner with multiple prior convictions who was also descended from convict stock would take the selfish way out, I guess.
by Jay Cee Gee
Tue Feb 16, 2021 4:41 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Aussies - Morally Corrupt
Replies: 249
Views: 4817

Re: Aussies - Morally Corrupt

I mean, she's not wrong on this one.
by Jay Cee Gee
Mon Feb 15, 2021 11:08 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Rate Kiwi athlete Lisa Carrington
Replies: 479
Views: 18579

Re: Rate Kiwi athlete Lisa Carrington

I suspect Australians have jumped on this thread because the humiliation of the LA Olympics is still raw. NZ doubled Australia's gold medal tally that time, the difference being NZ's 4 gold medals in canoeing. Yep I'm sure all these Aussie posters are chiming in due to the success of Ian Ferguson a...
by Jay Cee Gee
Mon Feb 15, 2021 8:14 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: That Jonny May try
Replies: 238
Views: 7340

Re: That Jonny May try

A number of these tries should also have been disallowed, clearly. A lot of jumping for the line to avoid tackles from the 4th one on. https://youtu.be/jbzpJTdsgsA Obviously none of them were high profile enough to warrant that kind of outrage and attention May's try is getting. Thats probably the ...
by Jay Cee Gee
Mon Feb 15, 2021 2:46 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: That Jonny May try
Replies: 238
Views: 7340

Re: That Jonny May try

Nigel Owens MBE @Nigelrefowens · 4h There are a lot of scenarios that happen in rugby that you will not find covered in the law book. That’s when directives are issued to all involved . You can’t jump to avoid being tackled . Simple as Seems conclusive! Nigel Owens actually expanded on this, not wa...
by Jay Cee Gee
Sun Feb 14, 2021 11:44 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Rate Kiwi athlete Lisa Carrington
Replies: 479
Views: 18579

Re: Rate Kiwi athlete Lisa Carrington

I think we really do need a "Mog's Reckons" thread as a one stop shop for his collected everyman common sense "I'm just saying" self evident 100% truth bombs.
by Jay Cee Gee
Sun Feb 14, 2021 12:02 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: That Jonny May try
Replies: 238
Views: 7340

Re: That Jonny May try

Anonymous 1 wrote: Sun Feb 14, 2021 11:58 am
There was no one to jump over when he jumped.
So why did he jump?
by Jay Cee Gee
Sun Feb 14, 2021 11:42 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: That Jonny May try
Replies: 238
Views: 7340

Re: That Jonny May try

https://icdn-benchwarmers-ie.cdn.ampproject.org/i/s/icdn.benchwarmers.ie/wp-content/uploads/2021/02/May-768x432.jpg Not dangerous at all for the head of that Italian tackler. This guy slid from left to right under May. At no point did May jump over him He jumped to avoid the tackle. He was above th...
by Jay Cee Gee
Sun Feb 14, 2021 9:01 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: That Jonny May try
Replies: 238
Views: 7340

Re: That Jonny May try

massive_field_goal wrote: Sun Feb 14, 2021 7:21 am they've only had this sort of winger try in rugby league for about 10 years. can't remember anyone getting hurt from it.

what are you going to ban next - sidesteps in case the tackler positions the head poorly?
Is there a law preventing tackling sidesteppers?
by Jay Cee Gee
Sun Feb 14, 2021 9:00 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: That Jonny May try
Replies: 238
Views: 7340

Re: That Jonny May try

https://icdn-benchwarmers-ie.cdn.ampproject.org/i/s/icdn.benchwarmers.ie/wp-content/uploads/2021/02/May-768x432.jpg Not dangerous at all for the head of that Italian tackler. This guy slid from left to right under May. At no point did May jump over him He jumped to avoid the tackle. He was above th...
by Jay Cee Gee
Tue Feb 09, 2021 7:47 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: NZ Politics Thread
Replies: 34464
Views: 1472290

Re: NZ Politics Thread

* Leaving investors free to build new homes......a good move as all those who go for this option will have full compliance with the rental housing requirements......heating, insulation, leak proof buildings, etc I would applaud this exemption and the fact I'm considering sub-dividing our section an...
by Jay Cee Gee
Thu Feb 04, 2021 7:09 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: NBA season 2020/21 - Dec 22 start date
Replies: 5113
Views: 324744

Re: NBA season 2020/21 - Dec 22 start date

What's interesting is Joe Harris is still getting double digit FGAs and >30 minutes a night as well. Apparently there's also buzz Redick might get traded to the Nets. Though it seems Sixers are frontrunners. It seems JJ's finally dying down, looked fairly washed up so far this year. If this does en...
by Jay Cee Gee
Thu Feb 04, 2021 7:08 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: NBA season 2020/21 - Dec 22 start date
Replies: 5113
Views: 324744

Re: NBA season 2020/21 - Dec 22 start date

Tehui wrote: Thu Feb 04, 2021 6:47 am I just looked at JJ Redick's stats. I'm assuming injuries have caught up with him as his stats are way down on last years production.
I think he's just getting played a lot less cause they suck on defence already and he's not gonna help that at all.
by Jay Cee Gee
Thu Feb 04, 2021 12:04 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Entertaining Pics Thread (definitely with NSFW content)
Replies: 58559
Views: 7306022

Re: The Entertaining Pics Thread (definitely with NSFW content)

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Snow & rain combine to form surreal landscape.
by Jay Cee Gee
Wed Feb 03, 2021 8:57 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Are eggs the best food ever?
Replies: 95
Views: 2908

Re: Are eggs the best food ever?

Yes, with a caveat. Once fertilised, hatched, fully grown and then slaughtered, eggs are the best.
by Jay Cee Gee
Tue Feb 02, 2021 10:44 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: ex-POTUS DONALD TRUMP-and U.S. Politics catch-all
Replies: 129996
Views: 5875524

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

never mind daft analogies, what has happened in reality is tds has seen fit to replace trump with someone who doesn't even know where he is half the time. so after years of tds insanity, there's now emboldened, increased insanity and corruption from the establishment. but if you want daft analogies...
by Jay Cee Gee
Mon Feb 01, 2021 9:31 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: NRL legend Roger Tuivasa Sheck to join the All Blacks
Replies: 69
Views: 3823

Re: NRL legend Roger Tuivasa Sheck to join the All Blacks

Foot Up wrote: Mon Feb 01, 2021 2:01 pm I dont watch NRL so never heard of this guy before the other day. Looks very good. Bit like Milner Skudder I think. Is he a wing in union?
Definitely a bit quicker than NMS though. You'd imagine he'd be on the wing to make the transition easier.