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by Bokkom
Sat Jun 20, 2020 4:15 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: New Zealand ******g idiots
Replies: 119
Views: 4450

Re: New Zealand ******g idiots

EverReady wrote:
Floppykid wrote:Jacinda is incredibly smug, isn’t she?
She's too much. Like the chairperson of a neighborhood committee that has just announced no more Christmas lights because of the Chakrabhatti family in no 54
:lol: :blush:
Sorry, made me larf.
by Bokkom
Fri Jun 19, 2020 9:10 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans
Replies: 27663
Views: 707773

Re: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans

Saint, thanks for the explanations.
What is your take on the infection rate on the Diamond Princess?
by Bokkom
Fri Jun 19, 2020 8:38 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans
Replies: 27663
Views: 707773

Re: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans

https://www.rte.ie/news/world/2020/0619/1148415-coronavirus-italy-waste-study/ Did we get to a critical mass that saw the virus explode or what? If it was rampant and just assumed to be flu at the time, surely antibody tests would show a higher percentage of people with it? Or is the possibility th...
by Bokkom
Fri Jun 19, 2020 7:06 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans
Replies: 27663
Views: 707773

Re: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans

https://www.rte.ie/news/world/2020/0619/1148415-coronavirus-italy-waste-study/ Did we get to a critical mass that saw the virus explode or what? If it was rampant and just assumed to be flu at the time, surely antibody tests would show a higher percentage of people with it? Or is the possibility th...
by Bokkom
Fri Jun 19, 2020 6:16 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL 2020 Democratic presidential nominee thread
Replies: 5749
Views: 225940

Re: OFFICIAL 2020 Democratic presidential nominee thread

Whoever they choose, the sad part is that he/she only has to be marginally better than Trump.
Doesn't matter about policy, doesn't matter about personal history...just make better sounds than orange buffoon.
How is that for a lofty bar?
What a dumpster fire.
by Bokkom
Fri Jun 19, 2020 2:41 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Hey Jake
Replies: 259
Views: 7958

Re: Hey Jake

Aaah...good old PR.
I was down to picking my nose as a last resort to avoid boredom.
Then I saw this thread...
by Bokkom
Thu Jun 18, 2020 6:54 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Swing Low goooonnnneee?
Replies: 259
Views: 6642

Re: Swing Low goooonnnneee?

Next to go is that embarrassing England shirt.
That colour? :uhoh:

tut,tut,tut...
by Bokkom
Wed Jun 17, 2020 8:38 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: China v india kicking off in Kashmir
Replies: 61
Views: 3558

Re: China v india kicking off in Kashmir

video of a previous unarmed bout in 2017.. https://twitter.com/CityOfGodNYc/status/1272881765003264003 on the edge of a ravine, in the dark and yup, can imagine a few falling to their deaths. Soldiers letting off some steam tbh. It's not a crisis. 20 people were murdered in an international inciden...
by Bokkom
Tue Jun 16, 2020 9:25 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: China backlash?
Replies: 1134
Views: 53967

Re: China backlash?

Shitty sitcoms, shitty reality TV shows, shitty political posturing, fake priests, fake celebrities, melodrama upon melodrama...
This is what's making money in the West. A powerful economic model. Will it last? Time will tell.
by Bokkom
Tue Jun 16, 2020 6:07 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Free Documentaries Thread
Replies: 186
Views: 16733

Re: The Free Documentaries Thread

The collapse of the Bronze Age.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B965f8AcNbw
by Bokkom
Mon Jun 15, 2020 8:39 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: POTUS-DONALD TRUMP-and U.S. Politics catch-all
Replies: 121065
Views: 5219753

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

So how many weeks before the Election will Putin release this guy ? Sort of a reverse Iranian Hostages deal; no doubt after a brilliant intervention by the Shitgibbon. "I can't imagine how someone with a law enforcement background who is also a former US Marine, and who is now working in corporate ...
by Bokkom
Mon Jun 15, 2020 12:18 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans
Replies: 27663
Views: 707773

Re: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans

This runs counter to my understanding which is that the virus is never alive to begin with. As in; it's not a living entity. Is my understanding wrong? I don't think there are enough expert boredies to discuss the "live" state of a virus. Suffice to say, if it loses is protective lipid layer, the r...
by Bokkom
Mon Jun 15, 2020 9:06 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans
Replies: 27663
Views: 707773

Re: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans

This runs counter to my understanding which is that the virus is never alive to begin with. As in; it's not a living entity. Is my understanding wrong? I don't think there are enough expert boredies to discuss the "live" state of a virus. Suffice to say, if it loses is protective lipid layer, the r...
by Bokkom
Mon Jun 15, 2020 8:04 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans
Replies: 27663
Views: 707773

Re: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans

This runs counter to my understanding which is that the virus is never alive to begin with. As in; it's not a living entity. Is my understanding wrong? I don't think there are enough expert boredies to discuss the "live" state of a virus. Suffice to say, if it loses is protective lipid layer, the r...
by Bokkom
Sat Jun 13, 2020 8:20 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans
Replies: 27663
Views: 707773

Re: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans

Up to 80 per cent of people who test positive for coronavirus don't show any symptoms, a new study of the pandemic in England suggests. Ok, here's a question for the medical/science bordies. What does it mean to "test positive"? Obviously the virus is lingering somewhere in your system, but it isn'...
by Bokkom
Sat Jun 13, 2020 8:13 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: American Cops behaving Badly (All inclusive thread)
Replies: 6559
Views: 310438

Re: American Cops behaving Badly (All inclusive thread)

The WAPO data base records 9 unarmed black people killed in 2019 out of a population of 40m. That's 0.000023% of the population. That's quite a small genocidal epidemic. A black person had more chance of dying with creutzfeldt-jakob disease than randomly getting shot to death by a cop. You know thi...
by Bokkom
Sat Jun 13, 2020 7:21 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans
Replies: 27663
Views: 707773

Re: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans

Up to 80 per cent of people who test positive for coronavirus don't show any symptoms, a new study of the pandemic in England suggests. Ok, here's a question for the medical/science bordies. What does it mean to "test positive"? Obviously the virus is lingering somewhere in your system, but it isn'...
by Bokkom
Sat Jun 13, 2020 6:19 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Some friendly advice for our Celtic brothers
Replies: 45
Views: 1804

Re: Some friendly advice for our Celtic brothers

Jilted lovers sometimes strike out in this fashion.
Stay safe, boet.
by Bokkom
Fri Jun 12, 2020 6:16 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Drought in South Africa
Replies: 245
Views: 14277

Re: Drought in South Africa

assfly wrote:
Big Nipper wrote:Had about 20mm rain overnight in PE, together with 85mm measured in the last week of May

We need a huge winter rain season, otherwise we will be close to day zero
I thought you'd come on here to tell us that the snow was too white.
:lol:
by Bokkom
Tue Jun 09, 2020 8:33 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Your favourite South African music?
Replies: 156
Views: 3897

Re: Your favourite South African music?

Hate to sound like BN but... Much of Afrikaans modern music do not do it for me. Except guys like Touch of Class, Appel, Adam Tas, a few other. Chris Chameleon (Sarel Fourie) is unappreciated. And I LOVE Yolandi Vi$$er (Die Amtwoord) Regarding Afrikaans rap - try some of the Cape Coloured lads , th...
by Bokkom
Tue Jun 09, 2020 1:42 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Your favourite South African music?
Replies: 156
Views: 3897

Re: Your favourite South African music?

Nipper just hates his own people so much he cant help himself. He's constantly apologizing for the actions/thoughts/mentality/attitude of his countrymen. It seems the poor guy is experiencing his life on the internet, in the company of his compatriots, as one big embarrassment. Strange why he's sti...
by Bokkom
Mon Jun 08, 2020 11:00 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Coronavirus update - South Africa progress
Replies: 2457
Views: 69852

Re: Coronavirus update - South Africa progress

This has probably been discussed somewhere else and I am definitely no expert on either medicine, statistics or virology, but this Diamond Princess case is very interesting, IMO. A near perfect situation to study this virus, because of its isolation and people being crammed together for a month with...
by Bokkom
Mon Jun 08, 2020 9:34 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Coronavirus update - South Africa progress
Replies: 2457
Views: 69852

Re: Coronavirus update - South Africa progress

I've watched a youtube clip by a British medical practioner (old chap) who is of the opinion, apparently after intensive study of all the figures and available models, that a minimum of 50% of the global population is just not susceptible to the virus. He ventures the figure is probably closer to 80...
by Bokkom
Mon Jun 08, 2020 9:22 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans
Replies: 27663
Views: 707773

Re: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans

New Zealand officially virus free today. Domestic economy now completely open and ready to build. This is how you do pandemic and economic response - not what Britain has done which is to manufacture a long period of health and economic uncertainty. Living on a couple of islands In the middle of no...
by Bokkom
Fri Jun 05, 2020 8:21 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Are Hooters Bad?
Replies: 22
Views: 1784

Re: Are Hooters Bad?

Found it slightly bizarre. Only ever been in there during my stag do. Like most 'red blooded men', I don't mind looking at large breasted women, but mixing that particular peccadillo with eating food just never seemed to scan. As far as I am aware, they have struggled in the UK. Yeah. I think that ...
by Bokkom
Thu Jun 04, 2020 7:36 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: McCann case GOOONNE?
Replies: 417
Views: 18807

Re: McCann case GOOONNE?

First of all, I've read a bit of this case around the time it happened, but I never got immersed in it.
In less than three short paragraphs, can someone give a short summary of all the possibilities and which one is the most plausible.
Thanks in advance.
by Bokkom
Thu Jun 04, 2020 12:36 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Saffer "cuisine"
Replies: 97
Views: 3489

Re: Saffer "cuisine"

handyman wrote:
DraadkarD wrote:Bobotie
Image
Yes Draad! Love bobotie.
:thumbup:
by Bokkom
Thu Jun 04, 2020 8:35 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Saffer "cuisine"
Replies: 97
Views: 3489

Re: Saffer "cuisine"

Waterblommetjie stew is actually the only true Saffa dish. The other stuff are all foreign concepts tailored to local conditions. Waterblommetjie stew is sill just a fokon stew that was tailored to local conditions. Saffa food is just a reflection of our divers culture. Lobster bisque? of varying t...
by Bokkom
Wed Jun 03, 2020 8:11 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Saffer "cuisine"
Replies: 97
Views: 3489

Re: Saffer "cuisine"

Waterblommetjie stew is actually the only true Saffa dish.
The other stuff are all foreign concepts tailored to local conditions.
by Bokkom
Tue Jun 02, 2020 9:26 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Selling Boerewors in Ireland
Replies: 125
Views: 4767

Re: Selling Boerewors in Ireland

White pudding is lovely.
Similar to vetkoek, in a way.
by Bokkom
Mon Jun 01, 2020 8:06 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans
Replies: 27663
Views: 707773

Re: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans

Anecdotally my wifes hospital is now getting hammered by Covid cases....her ward is now redzoned and they hade to close another due to staff being ill or isolating with Covid. For context they had very few cases in March and April so it may be our corner of SE England catching up. Not many cases in...
by Bokkom
Mon Jun 01, 2020 6:52 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans
Replies: 27663
Views: 707773

Re: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans

Anecdotally my wifes hospital is now getting hammered by Covid cases....her ward is now redzoned and they hade to close another due to staff being ill or isolating with Covid. For context they had very few cases in March and April so it may be our corner of SE England catching up. Not many cases in...
by Bokkom
Sat May 30, 2020 6:57 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: POTUS-DONALD TRUMP-and U.S. Politics catch-all
Replies: 121065
Views: 5219753

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

DOB wrote:
Big Nipper wrote:Atlanta deploys child militia to protect shopping mall

https://twitter.com/foxwoundband/status ... 5862447104
The descent into African-style warlord dictatorship nears completion.
They have been operating like a banana republic for quite a while now.
by Bokkom
Fri May 29, 2020 8:40 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: POTUS-DONALD TRUMP-and U.S. Politics catch-all
Replies: 121065
Views: 5219753

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

Winnie wrote:Watching the coverage of the arrest was like something out of a dystopian film
Smoke in the air, a militarised police force, loud speakers telling people to disperse and press arrested
Very scary stuff
Definitely no fan of CNN, but that was surreal.
South Africa circa 1985, yes...USA 2020, WTF???
by Bokkom
Fri May 29, 2020 8:22 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: POTUS-DONALD TRUMP-and U.S. Politics catch-all
Replies: 121065
Views: 5219753

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

https://pbs.twimg.com/media/EZMI4cCU8AA8lgT?format=jpg&name=small Well done twitter! :thumbup: :thumbup: :thumbup: Trump is such a lying piece of shit. Both the Mayor of Minneapolis and St Paul had already requested that the Governor activate the Minnesota National guard due to the looting. Trump's...
by Bokkom
Wed May 27, 2020 7:53 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: All hail bimboman and message, PR champions
Replies: 255
Views: 8449

Re: All hail bimboman and message, PR champions

I’m not sure why but this message poster has literally never appeared on my radar as a poster. I could probably write a brief synopsis on 90% of regular PR posters but I don’t remember seeing him at all. May say something about what threads I tend to avoid. He was just another English poster from w...
by Bokkom
Wed May 27, 2020 7:27 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Scummings going by Xmas..... Boris next year.
Replies: 10601
Views: 254155

Re: Boris goooooone or just Cummings?

Regarding both World Wars, I always thought the Germans started it through whatever nefarious reasons.
Reading this thread I am now of the opinion that the British, in some way or the other, drove them to start both of those wars. Obviously more research is called for.
by Bokkom
Tue May 26, 2020 8:26 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Coronavirus update - South Africa progress
Replies: 2457
Views: 69852

Re: Coronavirus update - South Africa progress

Blake wrote:Cowards; opening churches and religious gatherings. Buckled under pressure from the faith leaders but still resisting big tobacco.

Going to be a bloodbath. Oh well...as my grandfather always said:

“As hulle nie will hoor nie moet hulle maar voel”
Religion is a bigger pestilence than Covid.
by Bokkom
Tue May 26, 2020 8:23 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Did you Know
Replies: 30
Views: 1250

Re: Did you Know

Started my driving lessons in a scarlet red beetle. Still love that design.
Obviously makes me a Nazi. :thumbup:
by Bokkom
Tue May 26, 2020 7:02 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans
Replies: 27663
Views: 707773

Re: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans

https://m.independent.ie/world-news/coronavirus/the-japan-model-has-beaten-coronavirus-says-pm-abe-but-reason-for-victory-is-unclear-39234003.html Mask-wearing, home-working and social distancing were all advised, but Japan's constitution prohibits a mandatory lockdown. Apart from home-working (whi...