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by zt1903
Fri Apr 17, 2020 11:21 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Conservative's moral inconsistency
Replies: 64
Views: 2874

Re: Conservative's moral inconsistency

Let’s judge how much fun a massive recession is before we make our judgements. Btw the reason Lock down wasn’t 4 months ago was we’d just been told by the WHO human to human contact wasn’t occurring. Wow, that is genuinely moronic or another lie from Bimbobot. 4 months ago was 17 January This tweet...
by zt1903
Fri Apr 17, 2020 11:17 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Joe Brown gooooooonnnneeee .....
Replies: 12
Views: 1192

Re: Joe Brown gooooooonnnneeee .....

I started climbing when the likes of Ben Moon, Jerry Moffatt, Johnny Dawes and Wolfgang Gullich were tearing up the place. Same, mid-80s through mid-90s were my main climbing years. Then marriage, kids, work, age and fatness gradually wore me down. :lol: Spent one summer in the south of France and ...
by zt1903
Thu Apr 16, 2020 3:28 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Joe Brown gooooooonnnneeee .....
Replies: 12
Views: 1192

Re: Joe Brown gooooooonnnneeee .....

Yep, very few of those big British climbers from the 60s still around. Haston, Patey, Whillans, McNaught-Davis all gone.

Hamish McInnes is still going strong at 89 though as is Bonnington.
by zt1903
Thu Apr 16, 2020 2:58 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Joe Brown gooooooonnnneeee .....
Replies: 12
Views: 1192

Joe Brown gooooooonnnneeee .....

Climbing legend makes his last ascent aged 89

https://www.ukclimbing.com/news/2020/04 ... d_89-72275

My first climbing helmet was a Joe Brown. :(
by zt1903
Fri Apr 03, 2020 4:57 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Withered away
Replies: 17
Views: 1118

Re: Withered away

"Ain't no sunshine anymore" really should have been the thread title.

RIP
by zt1903
Fri Mar 27, 2020 12:10 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Official Scottish Rugby Thread
Replies: 30217
Views: 1573642

Re: The Official Scottish Rugby Thread

Steamin Beamin wrote:That late bloomer thread has got me thinking, and it's doing my head in because I can't find the info, who is our oldest test debut?
Andrew Ker?

Edit: found it.

http://stats.espnscrum.com/scrum/rugby/ ... ;type=team
by zt1903
Thu Mar 26, 2020 6:35 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The coronavirus positive news & information thread
Replies: 338
Views: 17246

Re: The coronavirus positive news & information thread

Neil Ferguson has revised his model. Prediction of 500,000 dead in UK without intervention now revised down to ....... ..... 20,000 😳 https://www.newscientist.com/article/2238578-uk-has-enough-intensive-care-units-for-coronavirus-expert-predicts/ Yes I saw that, To me this virus is hitting hard and...
by zt1903
Thu Mar 26, 2020 6:00 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The coronavirus positive news & information thread
Replies: 338
Views: 17246

Re: The coronavirus positive news & information thread

Neil Ferguson has revised his model.

Prediction of 500,000 dead in UK without intervention now revised down to .......





..... 20,000 😳

https://www.newscientist.com/article/22 ... -predicts/
by zt1903
Wed Mar 25, 2020 6:44 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The coronavirus positive news & information thread
Replies: 338
Views: 17246

Re: The coronavirus positive news & information thread

NHS uk asked for 250,000 volunteers that was yesterday today they got that amount, properly more. This virus is showing us the ones who won't sit back and moan an bitch about losing their holiday, and those who help in what ever capacity they can. UK volunteers take bow. Came on here just to put th...
by zt1903
Wed Mar 25, 2020 4:32 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: China backlash?
Replies: 1134
Views: 57348

Re: China backlash?

Europe, usa, Australia should be punished and hated on more. Especially shitty European countries like italy. Italy's late response will kill a lot more world wide than China's. China contained better You're trying too hard. No you are. It's the truth. How is china more to blame than Italy? Italy h...
by zt1903
Tue Mar 24, 2020 11:15 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: China backlash?
Replies: 1134
Views: 57348

Re: China backlash?

Europe, usa, Australia should be punished and hated on more. Especially shitty European countries like italy. Italy's late response will kill a lot more world wide than China's. China contained better You're trying too hard. No you are. It's the truth. How is china more to blame than Italy? Italy h...
by zt1903
Tue Mar 24, 2020 11:11 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Hantavirus placeholder thread
Replies: 18
Views: 1285

Re: Hantavirus placeholder thread

That one tweet alone should get the WHO head removed from the job immediately right now, and when the dust on this is settled the entire organisation should be razed to the ground and replaced. They really have to rely on the evidence they're given by the health authorities carrying out the testing...
by zt1903
Tue Mar 24, 2020 1:10 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: China backlash?
Replies: 1134
Views: 57348

Re: China backlash?

Floppykid wrote:China seems to have a number of people on the nominal left desperate to absolve them of their ills.
The WHO seems to be carrying a fair bit of water for them as well.
by zt1903
Tue Mar 24, 2020 1:04 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: China backlash?
Replies: 1134
Views: 57348

Re: China backlash?

Also interesting reading regarding matters China ..... https://www.realclearpolitics.com/articles/2020/03/18/beijing_fears_covid-19_is_turning_point_for_china_globalization__142686.html https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/2020/03/23/china-is-reporting-big-successes-coronavirus-fight-dont-trust-...
by zt1903
Tue Mar 24, 2020 9:20 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: China backlash?
Replies: 1134
Views: 57348

Re: China backlash?

Also interesting reading regarding matters China ..... https://www.realclearpolitics.com/articles/2020/03/18/beijing_fears_covid-19_is_turning_point_for_china_globalization__142686.html https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/2020/03/23/china-is-reporting-big-successes-coronavirus-fight-dont-trust-n...
by zt1903
Tue Mar 24, 2020 8:52 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: China backlash?
Replies: 1134
Views: 57348

Re: China backlash?

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/mar/11/research-finds-huge-impact-of-interventions-on-spread-of-covid-19 But if the interventions could have been brought in a week earlier, 66% fewer people would have been infected, the analysis found. The same measures brought in three weeks earlier could ha...
by zt1903
Mon Mar 23, 2020 10:49 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: UK LOCKDOWN
Replies: 287
Views: 14105

Re: UK LOCKDOWN FROM MONDAY

Slate me if you want but I think Boris has handled this, mostly, very very well. It's the ones out and about at parks who probably think Boris is a moron He has in his hole. He has gone from herd immunity to lockdown in less than two weeks. A more responsible approach earlier who have meant the UK ...
by zt1903
Mon Mar 23, 2020 6:31 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Harvey Weinstein:Hollywoods sexual secrets about to explode?
Replies: 1695
Views: 168584

Re: Harvey Weinstein:Hollywoods sexual secrets about to expl

Poor old Harvey has tested positive for Coronavirus h'apparently. Well we’ve all been waiting for some kind of silver lining Is it bad that I lol'd at this news? I think I'd prefer him to rot in prison. This way he may get released into the wild "under supervision" He must be in the high risk categ...
by zt1903
Mon Mar 23, 2020 9:36 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Harvey Weinstein:Hollywoods sexual secrets about to explode?
Replies: 1695
Views: 168584

Re: Harvey Weinstein:Hollywoods sexual secrets about to expl

naki wrote:
fatcat wrote:Poor old Harvey has tested positive for Coronavirus h'apparently.
Well we’ve all been waiting for some kind of silver lining
Is it bad that I lol'd at this news?
by zt1903
Sun Mar 22, 2020 10:34 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The coronavirus positive news & information thread
Replies: 338
Views: 17246

Re: The coronavirus positive news & information thread

Italy death rate has fallen, 900 3 days ago 800 yesterday 670 today, I think the next few weeks will be the toughest for us all but with tough measures the virus will die so use some common sense and stay in if you have to go out, keep your distance. lets get this virus packing the harder we are on...
by zt1903
Sun Mar 22, 2020 8:28 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The coronavirus positive news & information thread
Replies: 338
Views: 17246

Re: The coronavirus positive news & information thread

Italy death rate has fallen, 900 3 days ago 800 yesterday 670 today, I think the next few weeks will be the toughest for us all but with tough measures the virus will die so use some common sense and stay in if you have to go out, keep your distance. lets get this virus packing the harder we are on...
by zt1903
Sat Mar 21, 2020 11:02 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: China backlash?
Replies: 1134
Views: 57348

Re: China backlash?

Repatriating the supply chain is going to be a hot topic for Western Governments.
by zt1903
Sat Mar 21, 2020 7:12 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: You've got to know when to fold 'em...
Replies: 39
Views: 2169

Re: You've got to know when to fold 'em...

Short Man Syndrome wrote:
naki wrote:Just Dropped In is a farking jam though :thumbup:
Yeah. Yeah. Oh yeah.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dooSFIvLn-Y

RIP
That rug really tied the room together
by zt1903
Sat Mar 21, 2020 6:13 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: They walk among us
Replies: 46
Views: 2585

Re: They walk among us

Well, the world post-Covid19 is going to be interesting. China is not going to be easily forgiven and there will be consequences for them. I imagine that a number of Western nations are going to reconsider the extent to which they’ve outsourced their supply chains to China. A fundamental change to ...
by zt1903
Sat Mar 21, 2020 11:27 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: They walk among us
Replies: 46
Views: 2585

Re: They walk among us

Well, the world post-Covid19 is going to be interesting. China is not going to be easily forgiven and there will be consequences for them. I imagine that a number of Western nations are going to reconsider the extent to which they’ve outsourced their supply chains to China. A fundamental change to ...
by zt1903
Sat Mar 21, 2020 10:54 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: They walk among us
Replies: 46
Views: 2585

Re: They walk among us

Why are we so quick to dismiss this idea or any other conspiracy theory about this? Sounds like you don't really mean 'we' as you obviously don't think we should instantly dismiss all these crackpot theories. Theories that are totally unsupported by any credible evidence. It's possible that this is...
by zt1903
Sat Mar 21, 2020 9:25 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: You've got to know when to fold 'em...
Replies: 39
Views: 2169

Re: Kenny Rogers gaaaawwwn.

He knew when to fold 'em.
by zt1903
Fri Mar 20, 2020 12:29 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: London to be renamed Raccoon City
Replies: 25
Views: 1848

Re: London to be renamed Raccoon City

Jokes are a fine and admirable way of dealing with a crisis. I've not got a fùcking clue what this is. Japanese scifi/horror game and film franchise. Probably not anybody's thing. Fixed. Resident Evil is an PS1 classic. I’m sure it’s many people’s thing. And given that the first game released nearl...
by zt1903
Thu Mar 19, 2020 10:50 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: UK LOCKDOWN
Replies: 287
Views: 14105

Re: UK LOCKDOWN FROM MONDAY

I am reliably informed that European airspace will be closed down early next week.
by zt1903
Thu Mar 19, 2020 5:49 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Malaria & Covid-19
Replies: 117
Views: 6055

Re: Malaria & Covid-19

An extrovert French doctor/biologist has put forward this "solution". He tested 24 patients, those with chloroquine had a 75% recovery, those without only 10% recovery. I'd be vary wary of any "miracle" solution myself. My brother took malaria drugs years ago before going to SE asia and said he wou...
by zt1903
Thu Mar 19, 2020 5:47 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans
Replies: 29308
Views: 811254

Re: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans

Interesting paper: https://drive.google.com/file/d/186Bel9RqfsmEx55FDum4xY_IlWSHnGbj/view Peer reviewed study in France Hydroxychloroquine and azithromycin combined to reduce viral load of Covid-19 to zero in some patients and significantly reduce in others. Despite its small sample size our survey ...
by zt1903
Wed Mar 18, 2020 3:16 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: HMRC
Replies: 42
Views: 2048

Re: HMRC

This actually doesn't help much, as most contracts have already been subject to various idiotic attempts to get them 'compliant', or - for banks in Edinburgh - taken the option to ditch all contractors and impose draconian rules on suppliers that they can't use PSCs (still not sure how that's legal...
by zt1903
Sun Mar 08, 2020 6:47 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Official Scottish Rugby Thread
Replies: 30217
Views: 1573642

Re: The Official Scottish Rugby Thread

Guess whatever happens this year, Townsend stays on until 2021. Not sure what to make of it. France were crap but they made it work. When France switched on we struggled, but at the same time we had switched off. Line-outs, line-outs, line-outs. Fu.ck this post match interviewer, absolute dickhead ...
by zt1903
Sun Mar 08, 2020 1:59 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL 2020 Democratic presidential nominee thread
Replies: 5749
Views: 237294

Re: OFFICIAL 2020 Democratic presidential nominee thread

It's a deceptively edited video. "the only way we re-elect Trump is if we get into a circular firing squad". Go to ten minutes here to see the actual quote. https://youtu.be/IUCA4qg8Okk And yes, he has a stutter. Not a sign of cognitive decline. Yes, it’s edited and looks bad. But tbh it’s not an i...
by zt1903
Wed Mar 04, 2020 11:38 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL 2020 Democratic presidential nominee thread
Replies: 5749
Views: 237294

Re: OFFICIAL 2020 Democratic presidential nominee thread

fonzeee wrote:Maybe this is all just because he broke up Public Enemy.

His only way back now is to get A Tribe Called Quest back together.
Be a bit tricky without Phife Dawg.

Edit. Red rebel, done already.
by zt1903
Wed Mar 04, 2020 10:35 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL 2020 Democratic presidential nominee thread
Replies: 5749
Views: 237294

Re: OFFICIAL 2020 Democratic presidential nominee thread

Seneca of the Night wrote:
fonzeee wrote:Rumors of Joe Biden's demise have been greatly exaggerated.
.
I'm not sure they have. This will become more and more apparent. It's a bizarre situation.
What’s your prediction at the moment Sen?

Biden as nominee would be pretty funny, he seems to gaffe every time he opens his mouth.
by zt1903
Wed Mar 04, 2020 9:02 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL 2020 Democratic presidential nominee thread
Replies: 5749
Views: 237294

Re: OFFICIAL 2020 Democratic presidential nominee thread

So two horse race post Super Tuesday?

Warren losing her home state is pretty hilarious.
by zt1903
Mon Mar 02, 2020 11:05 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL 2020 Democratic presidential nominee thread
Replies: 5749
Views: 237294

Re: OFFICIAL 2020 Democratic presidential nominee thread

So Donald Trump (73) is now the youngest man left in the race for 2020, Joe Biden (77) is the youngest of the 3 male Democrat candidates and is as old today as Trump will be at the end of his second term. Warren (70) and Gabbard (38) are the only candidates younger than Trump. Then the coronavirus ...
by zt1903
Mon Mar 02, 2020 11:04 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL 2020 Democratic presidential nominee thread
Replies: 5749
Views: 237294

Re: OFFICIAL 2020 Democratic presidential nominee thread

Slim 293 wrote:
zt1903 wrote:I see Bernie has caused Public Enemy to split up. :lol:

Chuck D and Flavor Flav falling out over whether the band endorses Sanders or not.

They haven't split up - Flava Flav was fired by the group... again.
That’s a distinction without a difference :P