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by UncleFB
Sat Oct 31, 2020 8:11 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Bled III: Aus v NZ: MATCH THREAD: Sydney 31st Oct
Replies: 359
Views: 3332

Re: Bled III: Aus v NZ: MATCH THREAD: Sydney 31st Oct

ZuluBoy wrote: Sat Oct 31, 2020 7:13 am Can this gets to the compettion organisers
The ref should be NEUTRAL !
thus from the islands, japan, sa, argentina or some other country but NOT from nz
You should probably stay away from the big boy threads and concentrate on your return to the 80s of playing amongst yourselves.c
by UncleFB
Fri Oct 30, 2020 11:07 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Melbourne. UnFvcked. Almost
Replies: 2655
Views: 52070

Re: Melbourne. UnFvcked. Almost

Pat the Ex Mat wrote: Fri Oct 30, 2020 12:23 am Probably an iPhone..
Yep, I even went into Safari to update my autocorrect details (I usually use chrome) to see if that would work, but nope.

It might be an iPhone thing, most of my social group use iPhones so were's usually filling them out together.
by UncleFB
Thu Oct 29, 2020 2:00 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Melbourne. UnFvcked. Almost
Replies: 2655
Views: 52070

Re: Melbourne. UnFvcked. Almost

I can kind of understand not using an app. There will be massive pushback by the anti-mask brigade but f**k them, that shouldnt stop it. I think the pen and paper method is there perhaps for those not tech savy. My grandma (in her 90s) wouldnt know how to download an app for instance, doesnt own a ...
by UncleFB
Thu Oct 29, 2020 5:04 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Melbourne. UnFvcked. Almost
Replies: 2655
Views: 52070

Re: Melbourne. UnFvcked. Almost

Great to see Victoria still relying on pen and paper record keeping for people that go to pubs/restaurants etc to assist with contact tracing. Share the pen too. It's fair enoough I suppose I mean we haven't had months to plan to open things up again. Pen and fvcking paper. :( Lots of places in NSW...
by UncleFB
Wed Oct 28, 2020 10:42 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Haka dance
Replies: 23
Views: 746

Re: The Haka dance

Really frustrating we don't have any video footage of a Haka from the 1700s. I wonder why that is. Would have thought it was more frustrating that there is lots of footage available from the first half of the last century and non of it portrays the haka dance in the way it's been portrayed since th...
by UncleFB
Wed Oct 28, 2020 7:39 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Haka dance
Replies: 23
Views: 746

Re: The Haka dance

Really frustrating we don't have any video footage of a Haka from the 1700s. I wonder why that is. Would have thought it was more frustrating that there is lots of footage available from the first half of the last century and non of it portrays the haka dance in the way it's been portrayed since th...
by UncleFB
Tue Oct 27, 2020 10:41 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: It's official, Sweden declare themselves the Covid winners
Replies: 666
Views: 14274

Re: It's official, Sweden declare themselves the Covid winners

fudge Sweden! There's a half dozen of those blue eyed fuckers stealing jobs from lazy unqualified Irish folk. fudge Finland too! The bastards.. Sweden, a country of cowardly collaborators. Finland >>>>> Sweden You might want to rethink that one considering what side of Barbarossa the Finns were on.
by UncleFB
Tue Oct 27, 2020 7:33 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Magpies break a 38 year hoodoo, victory over Canterbury
Replies: 31
Views: 951

Re: The Magpies break a 38 year hoodoo, victory over Canterbury

I reckon HB will put a bit of a B team out next week v BoP (who’ll get a towelling like they did v North Harbour) to concentrate on that last Shield defence v Wellington the week after. If we can hold the Shield and win the championship it’ll be a great season. Either option is just as awful (losin...
by UncleFB
Tue Oct 27, 2020 7:32 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Culture Wars Mega Thread
Replies: 1950
Views: 97111

Re: The Culture Wars Mega Thread

[quote="UncleFB You may want to pretend that all the criticism was about the trailer, and this is the thread you'll get support for that, but that’s utter B/S. Okay no meltdown on youtube over the trailer, and the trailer wasn't condemned left, right, and center as being perhaps the worse ever rele...
by UncleFB
Tue Oct 27, 2020 2:29 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Haka dance
Replies: 23
Views: 746

Re: The Haka dance

Jerome Manning wrote: Mon Oct 26, 2020 8:44 pm Really frustrating we don't have any video footage of a Haka from the 1700s. I wonder why that is.
Yeah, pretty slack of Cook not to film a haka considering they documented most of the first contact.

https://youtu.be/R05moPYrgaY
by UncleFB
Tue Oct 27, 2020 12:42 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Melbourne. UnFvcked. Almost
Replies: 2655
Views: 52070

Re: Melbourne. Fvcked.

0 0 again today. Double donuts. Fvck you covid, fvxk you Sweden. We are the New New Zealand. I wanna haka!! Too far? You lack the experiance and cultural connection to Haka. Id recommend you stick to Mr Bun pies as a form of celebration. On my next trip over I will order a six pack of Mr Buns pies ...
by UncleFB
Mon Oct 26, 2020 12:09 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: NRL Grand Final. Penrith v Melbourne Match Thread
Replies: 64
Views: 776

Re: NRL Grand Final. Penrith v Melbourne Match Thread

Not much of a Storm fan, but Ivan Cleary losing was my preferred outcome. :thumbup: Coupled with Moses and Matterson missing out on Origin (and Matterson seemingly ending up further away from it than he was when he chucked his toys and sooked his way out of his contract at the Tigers), it wasn't su...
by UncleFB
Mon Oct 26, 2020 7:28 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Melbourne. UnFvcked. Almost
Replies: 2655
Views: 52070

Re: Melbourne. Fvcked.

Ever so much closer. Thank you Dan. A tough gig for sure. I will be pissed off again if you restrict visits to people's homes. Be warned. You don't want me angry and keyboard thrashing again on Planet-Rugby. You have been warned. I don't think Dan cares about the sanity of the rest of us on here en...
by UncleFB
Mon Oct 26, 2020 7:26 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: NRL Grand Final. Penrith v Melbourne Match Thread
Replies: 64
Views: 776

Re: NRL Grand Final. Penrith v Melbourne Match Thread

Yeah I've seen loads of them on youtube and seen how the choreography has improved down the decades so much so that now look really scary. The strange thing is the only film I can find on youtube of non rugby hakas from the early part of the last century would suggest that the fierceness of non rug...
by UncleFB
Mon Oct 26, 2020 6:14 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Melbourne. UnFvcked. Almost
Replies: 2655
Views: 52070

Re: Melbourne. Fvcked.

Ever so much closer. Thank you Dan. A tough gig for sure. I will be pissed off again if you restrict visits to people's homes. Be warned. You don't want me angry and keyboard thrashing again on Planet-Rugby. You have been warned. I don't think Dan cares about the sanity of the rest of us on here en...
by UncleFB
Mon Oct 26, 2020 5:46 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Melbourne. UnFvcked. Almost
Replies: 2655
Views: 52070

Re: Melbourne. Fvcked.

Ever so much closer. Thank you Dan. A tough gig for sure. I will be pissed off again if you restrict visits to people's homes. Be warned. You don't want me angry and keyboard thrashing again on Planet-Rugby. You have been warned. I don't think Dan cares about the sanity of the rest of us on here en...
by UncleFB
Mon Oct 26, 2020 5:44 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: NRL Grand Final. Penrith v Melbourne Match Thread
Replies: 64
Views: 776

Re: NRL Grand Final. Penrith v Melbourne Match Thread

Thats why I never watch that Haka dancing at rugby You seem so knowledgeable about them that I guess you must watch them on YouTube in your own time for pleasure then? Yeah I've seen loads of them on youtube and seen how the choreography has improved down the decades so much so that now look really...
by UncleFB
Mon Oct 26, 2020 3:11 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: NRL Grand Final. Penrith v Melbourne Match Thread
Replies: 64
Views: 776

Re: NRL Grand Final. Penrith v Melbourne Match Thread

As a neutral this match should be interesting. Penrith have the youth and enthusiasm, Melbourne have the experience. I hope it's a good game. The pre-match entertainment was as underwhelming as expected. I utterly refuse to watch prematch shite. If I want to watch shit bands and awful dancers, I'll...
by UncleFB
Mon Oct 26, 2020 3:06 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Your Least Favourite Player
Replies: 124
Views: 2812

Re: Your Least Favourite Player

The three I mention all kept Fergie out of his rightful place in the ABs. Ah, should've guessed. Loved Fergie, one of the most pugnacious players ever. What was he, 5'6"? Never saw him take a backward step no matter the size of the player running at him. One of the last of the old-style toe-kickers...
by UncleFB
Mon Oct 26, 2020 12:00 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Your favourite player.
Replies: 104
Views: 1901

Re: Your favourite player.

Cartman wrote: Sun Oct 25, 2020 4:34 pm Ruben Kruger
He was awesome, highly rated by NZ fans.
by UncleFB
Sun Oct 25, 2020 11:57 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: NRL Grand Final. Penrith v Melbourne Match Thread
Replies: 64
Views: 776

Re: NRL Grand Final. Penrith v Melbourne Match Thread

As a neutral this match should be interesting. Penrith have the youth and enthusiasm, Melbourne have the experience. I hope it's a good game. The pre-match entertainment was as underwhelming as expected. I utterly refuse to watch prematch shite. If I want to watch shit bands and awful dancers, I'll...
by UncleFB
Sun Oct 25, 2020 11:55 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: NRL Grand Final. Penrith v Melbourne Match Thread
Replies: 64
Views: 776

Re: NRL Grand Final. Penrith v Melbourne Match Thread

Not much of a Storm fan, but Ivan Cleary losing was my preferred outcome. :thumbup: Coupled with Moses and Matterson missing out on Origin (and Matterson seemingly ending up further away from it than he was when he chucked his toys and sooked his way out of his contract at the Tigers), it wasn't su...
by UncleFB
Sun Oct 25, 2020 11:34 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Your Least Favourite Player
Replies: 124
Views: 2812

Re: Your Least Favourite Player

Even when Waikato were likeable for beating Auckland to take the Shield, Andrew Strawbridge was easily the most hateable player in NZ. The overrated plum couldn't take two steps without throwing a ridiculous gestapo goosestep, often when no one else was around. I think you've misread the rest of NZ...
by UncleFB
Sun Oct 25, 2020 11:15 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: It's official, Sweden declare themselves the Covid winners
Replies: 666
Views: 14274

Re: It's official, Sweden declare themselves the Covid winners

It's hilarious and disturbing to me that some people have a personal, emotional investment in Sweden doing poorly becaue, "the people on that bit of dirt did it different to we did on our bit of dirt". ffs. Surely we all hope that everyone does well right? In Sweden, the case infection numbers are ...
by UncleFB
Sun Oct 25, 2020 11:11 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Your Least Favourite Player
Replies: 124
Views: 2812

Re: Your Least Favourite Player

It sounds as if I’ve been rumbled. There is some logic behind my choices. You don't like fullbacks? I'm picking Fergie and DB would be exceptions to that rule. The three I mention all kept Fergie out of his rightful place in the ABs. Ah, should've guessed. Loved Fergie, one of the most pugnacious p...
by UncleFB
Sun Oct 25, 2020 11:08 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Your Least Favourite Player
Replies: 124
Views: 2812

Re: Your Least Favourite Player

Hated Miller when Waikato took the shield off Auckland in the 90s. Owen Finegan for the wallabies Currently don't think there is anyone but Farrell and Biggar come close Even when Waikato were likeable for beating Auckland to take the Shield, Andrew Strawbridge was easily the most hateable player i...
by UncleFB
Sun Oct 25, 2020 4:17 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Magpies break a 38 year hoodoo, victory over Canterbury
Replies: 31
Views: 951

Re: The Magpies break a 38 year hoodoo, victory over Canterbury

I reckon HB will put a bit of a B team out next week v BoP (who’ll get a towelling like they did v North Harbour) to concentrate on that last Shield defence v Wellington the week after. If we can hold the Shield and win the championship it’ll be a great season. Either option is just as awful (losin...
by UncleFB
Sun Oct 25, 2020 4:10 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: NZ Politics Thread
Replies: 33411
Views: 1223808

Re: NZ Politics Thread

What did they achieve Dark? Seems like they achieved sfa from my viewpoint. The Maori Party today are a much different more dangerous kettle of fish to 10 years ago. They are economically and socially illiterate and will see this country head the way of South Africa. Whanau Ora. Massive push for Te...
by UncleFB
Sun Oct 25, 2020 3:30 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: It's official, Sweden declare themselves the Covid winners
Replies: 666
Views: 14274

Re: It's official, Sweden declare themselves the Covid winners

Enzedder wrote: Sun Oct 25, 2020 2:17 am I still feel amazed at the German figure per million. How are they so good at this (or are they crap at counting)?
The records they kept during WW2 would suggest they're pretty good at counting.
by UncleFB
Sat Oct 24, 2020 10:56 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Culture Wars Mega Thread
Replies: 1950
Views: 97111

Re: The Culture Wars Mega Thread

Yeah that is very true (r.e. Emma Stone). For my personal 2c, I quite liked the all-women Ghostbusters. I thought it kept the same vibe and atmosphere of the originals and was quite watchable and amusing. Not the greatest movie ever of course, but it wasn't horrible. That movie was what made realis...
by UncleFB
Sat Oct 24, 2020 4:21 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Is Caleb Clarke a young Maa Nonu?
Replies: 43
Views: 1120

Re: Is Caleb Clarke a young Maa Nonu?

Tehui wrote: Sat Oct 24, 2020 3:39 am
Eugenius wrote: Sat Oct 24, 2020 3:08 am Bridges try from the boot for the Saders was one of the best I’ve ever seen skill wise .
Is Bridges a young Jeff Wilson?
If Wilson only ran in a straight line and couldn't beat defenders one on one. :D
by UncleFB
Sat Oct 24, 2020 4:14 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Is Caleb Clarke a young Maa Nonu?
Replies: 43
Views: 1120

Re: Is Caleb Clarke a young Maa Nonu?

Clarke is a pretty solid footballer (good under the high ball etc) so it's a bit early to be writing him off as merely a power winger. I'm just glad he's there and not Bridge who deserved a cap last year but hasn't carried on with it. Rubbish, George Bridge's form has been excellent all year. Caleb...
by UncleFB
Sat Oct 24, 2020 2:00 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Is Caleb Clarke a young Maa Nonu?
Replies: 43
Views: 1120

Re: Is Caleb Clarke a young Maa Nonu?

Clarke is a pretty solid footballer (good under the high ball etc) so it's a bit early to be writing him off as merely a power winger. I'm just glad he's there and not Bridge who deserved a cap last year but hasn't carried on with it.
by UncleFB
Sat Oct 24, 2020 1:55 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Second best Mafia movie?
Replies: 90
Views: 1149

Re: Second best Mafia movie?

Goodfellas > Godfather No, no, and no some more. Some people just like to be edgy ... you wait until KidA gets here. For me, The Godfather II is the greatest film ever made. I have watched it maybe 40 times, The Godfather I about 15 times, The Godfather III maybe 4 times. It's just amazing. I rarel...
by UncleFB
Sat Oct 24, 2020 12:21 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Second best Mafia movie?
Replies: 90
Views: 1149

Re: Second best Mafia movie?

The HBO movie "Gotti" is brilliant. It's also available to watch on Youtube. There's an ex=mafia boss on Youtube who does a lot of interviews and he said it was the most realistic portrayal of the mafia (American at least). Michael Franzese I like his videos, but in his little intros he does he’s r...
by UncleFB
Sat Oct 24, 2020 12:18 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Second best Mafia movie?
Replies: 90
Views: 1149

Re: Second best Mafia movie?

RodneyRegis wrote: Sat Oct 24, 2020 12:04 am
fonzeee wrote: Fri Oct 23, 2020 2:56 am Goodfellas > Godfather
No, no, and no some more.
Some people just like to be edgy ... you wait until KidA gets here.
by UncleFB
Fri Oct 23, 2020 11:23 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Player of the decade
Replies: 145
Views: 2640

Re: Player of the decade

This McCaw obsession has to stop. He didn't play 4 years of the decade. He wasn't the best AB in the years he played. He cannot be player of the decade. This 'complete failure to understand what this poll is actually about' has to stop. It doesn't matter that he didn't play 4 years of the decade, w...
by UncleFB
Fri Oct 23, 2020 10:54 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Your Least Favourite Player
Replies: 124
Views: 2812

Re: Your Least Favourite Player

Hated Miller when Waikato took the shield off Auckland in the 90s. Owen Finegan for the wallabies Currently don't think there is anyone but Farrell and Biggar come close Even when Waikato were likeable for beating Auckland to take the Shield, Andrew Strawbridge was easily the most hateable player i...
by UncleFB
Fri Oct 23, 2020 6:09 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Second best Mafia movie?
Replies: 90
Views: 1149

Re: Second best Mafia movie?

Goodfellas is the obvious choice, but I went for the departed. Great movie all round. I like the Departed but Infernal Affairs was just better. The one thing about the Departed that annoyed me was how time passed too quickly. In Infernal Affairs they were in deep for a long period of time, but it w...
by UncleFB
Fri Oct 23, 2020 1:54 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Second best Mafia movie?
Replies: 90
Views: 1149

Re: Second best Mafia movie?

New Guy 2 wrote: Thu Oct 22, 2020 4:56 pm But which is best, Godfather 1 or 2?

I reckon 1.
1 is the best, Goodfellas 2nd, 2 is 3rd.