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by blindcider
Sat Oct 24, 2020 4:32 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Official UCI Pro Cycling Thread
Replies: 3425
Views: 199113

Re: The Official UCI Pro Cycling Thread

Dennis getting back on the front - twice - after Hindley attacked was funny. Especially when he gave him a big cheeseating grin the second time. Another great stage, Dennis has been superb for Ineos but you can't take anything away from Tao, looks like a surprise Grand Tour win. After all the overb...
by blindcider
Thu Oct 22, 2020 3:14 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Training Thread - all aspects of fitness and health
Replies: 26306
Views: 1074113

Re: The Training Thread - all aspects of fitness and health

Haven't been online much recently. Did the Goggins Challenge a couple of weekends ago. This is basically Run 4 miles every 4 hours for 48 hours. It sounds like a relatively easy challenge but the accumulated fatigue and repeat cycle of interrupted recovery make it almost as hard (but in a different ...
by blindcider
Wed Oct 14, 2020 8:39 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Lewis Hamilton - Greatest British Sportsperson
Replies: 229
Views: 2577

Re: Lewis Hamilton - Greatest British Sportsperson

Kind of like weightlifting. Just a push. As someone already mentioned - the level of fitness Jenson Button had enabled him to compete triathlon IRONMAN world champion circuit few times during his spare time (getting few podiums during the "career") This is not unusual. Chrissie Wellington came out ...
by blindcider
Wed Oct 14, 2020 4:50 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Lewis Hamilton - Greatest British Sportsperson
Replies: 229
Views: 2577

Re: Lewis Hamilton - Greatest British Sportsperson

Do you really have no idea how physical it is. It exerts great physical pressure on the body, the driver does not actually do anything very physical. Kind of like weightlifting. Just a push. As someone already mentioned - the level of fitness Jenson Button had enabled him to compete triathlon IRONM...
by blindcider
Sat Sep 19, 2020 5:11 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Official UCI Pro Cycling Thread
Replies: 3425
Views: 199113

Re: The Official UCI Pro Cycling Thread

Wow, mindblown! Carnage all over the mountain.

Big middle finger stuck up at those who dislike Time Trials
by blindcider
Wed Sep 16, 2020 2:10 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The official cycling thread
Replies: 3562
Views: 234324

Re: The official cycling thread

https://cyclingtips.com/2010/04/biggest-bang-for-your-buck-in-time-trial-equipment/ 3. Shoe Covers will cost you no more than $50 and could save you half a minute in 40kms. Shoe covers smooth turbulent air over the straps and buckles of the shoes. Are these guys for real? Maybe at the very highest ...
by blindcider
Fri Jul 03, 2020 8:49 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Tik Tok - DELETE NOW!!!
Replies: 17
Views: 1662

Re: Tik Tok - DELETE NOW!!!

TikTok users are being urged to delete the app immediately, after someone reverse engineered the platform and found it’s allegedly stealing users’ personal data. The blockbuster Chinese app, popular among teens for uploading and sharing short videos, is nothing more than “a data collection service ...
by blindcider
Wed Jun 24, 2020 3:09 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Burnley condemns white lives matter
Replies: 1377
Views: 18157

Re: Burnley condemns white lives matter

I thought Chinese and Indian kids did better here because their parents push them harder, telling them that they have to work twice as hard as white kids in order to overcome systemic racism? All those lazy, conceited white, lower class families who don't spend time encouraging their kids to study ...
by blindcider
Wed Jun 24, 2020 12:51 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Burnley condemns white lives matter
Replies: 1377
Views: 18157

Re: Burnley condemns white lives matter

Does anyone think they have been dealt a worse hand because they are white and working class? As a child from a relatively unprivileged background (single parent family living on a council estate) going to University I had very much a weaker hand than others of many backgrounds, having to work all ...
by blindcider
Tue Jun 16, 2020 9:11 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Das Boot
Replies: 36
Views: 1840

Re: Das Boot

Can't hold a candle to u571 and 47hours of Jon Bon Jovi hearing splashes...
by blindcider
Tue Jun 16, 2020 9:05 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Bored Legends /Hall of Fame
Replies: 284
Views: 8508

Re: Bored Legends /Hall of Fame

A mention for Marty Farty, presumably now deceased after illness, the only man more delusional and entertaining than Globus Marty Farty was a great poster... :lol: :lol: :lol: Great guy.....Funny guy! :lol: :lol: I know he had his health problems. Hopefully it all turned out well for him. Tbf, mart...
by blindcider
Thu Jun 11, 2020 9:15 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Recommend me a sports autobiography/biography
Replies: 49
Views: 1619

Re: Recommend me a sports autobiography/biography

bit off the wall compared to requested subject matter but Ironwar and Slaying the badger are the best sports books I have read.
by blindcider
Tue Jun 09, 2020 8:10 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Little Britain goone
Replies: 122
Views: 3806

Re: Little Britain goone

Bimboc69 wrote:
blindcider wrote:
message #2527204 wrote:
New guy wrote:You wonder if the reason we dont get good comedies anymore is because writers are treading on eggshells with what is and isn't acceptable constantly.

What was the last good British sit com? The Office?
Fleabag?
Toast of London
Friday Night Dinners was very good
could be a bit hit or miss
by blindcider
Tue Jun 09, 2020 8:03 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Little Britain goone
Replies: 122
Views: 3806

Re: Little Britain goone

message #2527204 wrote:
New guy wrote:You wonder if the reason we dont get good comedies anymore is because writers are treading on eggshells with what is and isn't acceptable constantly.

What was the last good British sit com? The Office?
Fleabag?
Toast of London
by blindcider
Mon Jun 08, 2020 9:27 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: American Cops behaving Badly (All inclusive thread)
Replies: 6543
Views: 299256

Re: American Cops behaving Badly (All inclusive thread)

Washington and Jefferson are memorable for reasons other than having slaves. The statue of the guy pulled down in Bristol was a noted philanthropist and that's why he deserved it. Call me too liberal but selling hundreds of thousands of people into slavery doesn't seem a very philanthropic act to m...
by blindcider
Mon Jun 08, 2020 8:45 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: American Cops behaving Badly (All inclusive thread)
Replies: 6543
Views: 299256

Re: American Cops behaving Badly (All inclusive thread)

Washington and Jefferson are memorable for reasons other than having slaves. The statue of the guy pulled down in Bristol was a noted philanthropist and that's why he deserved it. Call me too liberal but selling hundreds of thousands of people into slavery doesn't seem a very philanthropic act to m...
by blindcider
Mon Jun 08, 2020 8:31 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: American Cops behaving Badly (All inclusive thread)
Replies: 6543
Views: 299256

Re: American Cops behaving Badly (All inclusive thread)

Let me just say that seeing the statue of the vile Colston dumped into the Avon was sweet. The slave trade saw some 12m. black Africans shipped to the Caribbean and the USA, nearly 2m. of whom died during transportation. Bristol's passivity and inaction in permitting such a symbol to enjoy prominen...
by blindcider
Thu Jun 04, 2020 9:56 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: NZ Rugby Take up My Suggestions on Red Cards
Replies: 108
Views: 4902

Re: NZ Rugby Take up My Suggestions on Red Cards

Its the shittest idea in the history of sport and based on a false premise. The whole f**king point of a red card is to be a massive hindrance to the team infringing. f**king arse clowns always messing with the game in the wrong areas. More red cards and zero tolerance would be the better way to imp...
by blindcider
Sun May 24, 2020 9:20 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Game Reviews
Replies: 8128
Views: 527235

Re: Game Reviews

Witcher3 update. I went downstairs to install it and found RDR 2 in the PlayStation. Played that instead. Witcher3 (still safely in cellophane wrapper) has been returned to the shelf for another day. Started playing Red Dead Redemption 2 recently. It's a terrible game. The landscape and story are a...
by blindcider
Sat May 09, 2020 8:45 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Instagram Influencers + Covid
Replies: 21
Views: 2065

Re: Instagram Influencers + Covid

The great thing about Instagram is (apart from a few ads) YOU choose what/who you see. If you aren't interested in 'influencers' then don't follow them FFS. Anyway if enough people choose to follow them in such a way that they get paid then why is that a problem anyway? They are clearly creating som...
by blindcider
Wed May 06, 2020 3:33 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: X Æ A-12
Replies: 38
Views: 1817

Re: X Æ A-12

A5D5E5 wrote:Having a name which is a combination of letters and numbers is stupid.
poor kids going to have a nightmare filling in forms its whole life...
by blindcider
Tue Apr 28, 2020 9:33 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: **OFFICIAL** English Rugby Thread
Replies: 87119
Views: 4370213

Re: **OFFICIAL** English Rugby Thread

Sounds like Gengey is having a busy quarantine. https://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/rugby-union/52449455 Is he only complaining about the way clubs have gone about reducing their salaries, or is it a 'how dare they reduce us players salary'? Almost all staff at most Premiership clubs have had the 25% cut, ...
by blindcider
Tue Apr 28, 2020 9:04 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Has anyone heard from Globus?
Replies: 283
Views: 19269

Re: Has anyone heard from Globus?

Last posted 20 April - last visited 26 April Not banned https://forum.planetrugby.com/memberlist.php?mode=viewprofile&u=1985 It is blank for me and other non mods presumably. Like I say I’ve only seen that when account is locked. It’s blank for Eugenius too who is banned. Has anyone ever seen Eugen...
by blindcider
Tue Apr 28, 2020 8:48 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: When the time comes...
Replies: 145
Views: 6531

Re: When the time comes...

There better be no 'sub-forums' Sandbox like on Collision Point could be a useful addition, particularly if muttonmong is a permaresident from day 1 :P Are you still a mod here? I remember there was a time you begged to be relieved of your duties but still found it possible to ban me. :? Never was ...
by blindcider
Tue Apr 28, 2020 8:34 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: When the time comes...
Replies: 145
Views: 6531

Re: When the time comes...

Suits me, it would save me having to read your pathetic drivel :thumbup: You can’t teach an old dog new tricks. Maybe certain posters like Fangle and your Opensides et al would be better going down with this PR ship. If you'd like to disembark before that happens we'd be more than happy to help. ht...
by blindcider
Mon Apr 27, 2020 1:35 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Boris goooooone or just Cummings?
Replies: 10368
Views: 232779

Re: Boris goooooone or going?

I haven't been paying all that much attention to case trends here in the last couple of weeks. Can anyone remind me when the provisional end of lockdown is supposed to be? It was extended to a week into May or so, wasn't it? Are we likely to see any restrictions lifted at that stage? I think we mig...
by blindcider
Mon Apr 27, 2020 9:11 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Running Thread
Replies: 221
Views: 7518

Re: The Running Thread

Yeah, lots of Hoka fans around here, but I can’t see myself wearing yokes like that until they have actual hover technology built in. Hokas are an odd shape. The join between the midsole and uppers rip my arches to pieces. Currently trying Altra which are zero drop and have a wider than normal toeb...
by blindcider
Mon Apr 27, 2020 8:40 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: When the time comes...
Replies: 145
Views: 6531

Re: When the time comes...

Willie Falloon wrote:There better be no 'sub-forums'
Sandbox like on Collision Point could be a useful addition, particularly if muttonmong is a permaresident from day 1 :P
by blindcider
Mon Apr 27, 2020 8:35 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The first fast food fix after lockdown
Replies: 88
Views: 3050

Re: The first fast food fix after lockdown

Most fast food and take-away places in the UK are open with some notable exceptions - McDs, KFC, Burgerking although some of those are now re-opening so things like pizza, curry, fish and chips are still available and doing quite well by all accounts so not missing that fix. Missing the simple act o...
by blindcider
Mon Apr 27, 2020 8:29 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Asterix beside Boks last RWC win?
Replies: 69
Views: 3639

Re: Asterix beside Boks last RWC win?

It was a pretty comprehensive win in the final. It really was. Looking back we dominated so much of the game. Which still baffles me when you consider what England did to New Zealand the previous week. But that's classic sport, don't know why it baffles you? England played a game against us, like w...
by blindcider
Sat Apr 25, 2020 7:39 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Justice for Joe
Replies: 31
Views: 1875

Re: Justice for Joe

MaccTaff wrote:He should miss games when they are eventually played. The ban should be suspended until that time and then be applied.
You can't change the rules after the fact.
by blindcider
Tue Apr 21, 2020 6:53 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Game Reviews
Replies: 8128
Views: 527235

Re: Game Reviews

I imagine the FF7 remake is great if you haven't played the original and you have a favourite flavour of crayon. That's a shame, was looking forward to it. I downloaded Dark Souls 3 over Christmas and couldn't kill the first boss. Spent about three hours trying and gave up. Get gud ;-) I guess some...
by blindcider
Sat Apr 18, 2020 7:42 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The properly dopey-looking XV
Replies: 117
Views: 3156

Re: The properly dopey-looking XV

lilyw wrote:
This fine man?

Image
Was that taken at Bilbos eleventy-first?
by blindcider
Wed Apr 08, 2020 1:11 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Boris goooooone or just Cummings?
Replies: 10368
Views: 232779

Re: Boris goooooone or going?

I shall be out clapping for Boris tonight if for no other reason than to grind the gears of the frightful plums who wished ill of him. I really hope he makes it as it will be a national tragedy if he doesn’t!! :lol: Good point - clap not for boris, but for the liberals it will annoy! Just get your ...
by blindcider
Wed Apr 08, 2020 10:02 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Justice for unseenwork
Replies: 116
Views: 3673

Re: Justice for unseenwork

Would the guys who think it's not ban worthy have been ok with somebody saying "good riddance" when Jo Cox got shot? I don't agree with banning people for holding or expressing unpleasant, offensive or even hateful views. Short of bans necessary for complying with the law, I wouldn't ban anyone. Fa...
by blindcider
Wed Apr 08, 2020 7:21 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Justice for unseenwork
Replies: 116
Views: 3673

Re: Justice for unseenwork

For what its worth, my first reaction to hearing Boris had caught it initially was one of mirth (because of his originally lax attitude - to be fair to him I think he/the UK government got on the right horse pretty quickly afterwards). The vitriol that USW showed was definitely over the top and a l...
by blindcider
Tue Apr 07, 2020 3:28 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Justice for unseenwork
Replies: 116
Views: 3673

Re: Justice for unseenwork

Would the guys who think it's not ban worthy have been ok with somebody saying "good riddance" when Jo Cox got shot? I don't agree with banning people for holding or expressing unpleasant, offensive or even hateful views. Short of bans necessary for complying with the law, I wouldn't ban anyone. Fa...
by blindcider
Tue Apr 07, 2020 3:20 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Justice for unseenwork
Replies: 116
Views: 3673

Re: Justice for unseenwork

Would the guys who think it's not ban worthy have been ok with somebody saying "good riddance" when Jo Cox got shot? I don't agree with banning people for holding or expressing unpleasant, offensive or even hateful views. Short of bans necessary for complying with the law, I wouldn't ban anyone. Fa...
by blindcider
Tue Apr 07, 2020 9:28 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Walrus: England provides most of the greatest teams ever
Replies: 58
Views: 1938

Re: Walrus: England provides most of the greatest teams ever

Sonny Blount wrote:
blindcider wrote: NZ 93-95 and South Africa post 95 world cup were also very good
Wtf?
Yes just looked back at some stats, got my years/teams slightly mixed up in my mind there :blush:
by blindcider
Tue Apr 07, 2020 9:16 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Walrus: England provides most of the greatest teams ever
Replies: 58
Views: 1938

Re: Walrus: England provides most of the greatest teams ever

Jay Cee Gee wrote:
blindcider wrote:
NZ 93-95
95-97. They were pretty inconsistent in 93/94.
possibly getting my years a bit mixed up. 95 is so long ago :((