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by Sensible Stephen
Mon Sep 14, 2015 7:40 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Australian Politics Thread
Replies: 26105
Views: 985314

Re: The Australian Politics Thread

Dumbledore wrote::lol: Barnaby getting amongst it, says the coalition deal will need to be renegotiated if Turnbull becomes PM.
He really is a toxic little rat.
by Sensible Stephen
Mon Sep 14, 2015 7:25 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Australian Politics Thread
Replies: 26105
Views: 985314

Re: The Australian Politics Thread

Dumbledore wrote:If Turnbull wins then Labor should turf Shorten. He's awful. Australian politics needs a fresh start, we deserve better. With Turnbull and someone different from Labor maybe we can see it?
One can only hope. We have had nothing but shit for so long.
by Sensible Stephen
Mon Sep 14, 2015 7:20 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Australian Politics Thread
Replies: 26105
Views: 985314

Re: The Australian Politics Thread

F**k, I'd better get home for this. One the negative side, a Turnbull led Coalition will probably win the next Federal election. On the positive side, watching Tony Abbott tossed aside like a drunken fresher on spring break would be fun to watch. And a Turnbull led Coalition will turn on itself, li...
by Sensible Stephen
Mon Sep 14, 2015 7:04 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Australian Politics Thread
Replies: 26105
Views: 985314

Re: The Australian Politics Thread

F**k, I'd better get home for this. One the negative side, a Turnbull led Coalition will probably win the next Federal election. On the positive side, watching Tony Abbott tossed aside like a drunken fresher on spring break would be fun to watch. And a Turnbull led Coalition will turn on itself, li...
by Sensible Stephen
Mon Sep 14, 2015 6:11 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Blackcaps tour of Australia and NZ A tour
Replies: 114
Views: 2625

Re: Blackcaps tour of Australia and NZ A tour

Have to wait and see. He was shocking in the last couple of ODIs, hasn't made the Test squad to Bangladesh either. Bancroft got the nod, odds on to be the replacement for Rodgers. Fekete is a weird one . Hopefully Maxwell gets a go in the middle. Time to see if Cummins can last for longer than 50 o...
by Sensible Stephen
Mon Sep 14, 2015 5:52 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Blackcaps tour of Australia and NZ A tour
Replies: 114
Views: 2625

Re: Blackcaps tour of Australia and NZ A tour

Have to wait and see. He was shocking in the last couple of ODIs, hasn't made the Test squad to Bangladesh either. Bancroft got the nod, odds on to be the replacement for Rodgers. Fekete is a weird one . Hopefully Maxwell gets a go in the middle. Time to see if Cummins can last for longer than 50 o...
by Sensible Stephen
Mon Sep 14, 2015 5:39 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Blackcaps tour of Australia and NZ A tour
Replies: 114
Views: 2625

Re: Blackcaps tour of Australia and NZ A tour

Fair enough. Probably go for a fit Pattinson, even though he's the biggest c u nt I've ever met. He's the worst. Has been for years. Family isn't much better for what it's worth. I'd have Cummins over him at the moment, on both current production and potential. Couple of years ago he was on fire, I...
by Sensible Stephen
Mon Sep 14, 2015 5:33 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Blackcaps tour of Australia and NZ A tour
Replies: 114
Views: 2625

Re: Blackcaps tour of Australia and NZ A tour

Stop taking the piss and post your real team. Give us a clue who Australia's XI for the first test might be and we might have a fighting chance of including more Australians. I mean, I'd have Rogers ahead of Latham, but seeing as Rogers has called it quits, it's hard to have his replacement in ther...
by Sensible Stephen
Mon Sep 14, 2015 5:24 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Blackcaps tour of Australia and NZ A tour
Replies: 114
Views: 2625

Re: Blackcaps tour of Australia and NZ A tour

Stop taking the piss and post your real team. Give us a clue who Australia's XI for the first test might be and we might have a fighting chance of including more Australians. I mean, I'd have Rogers ahead of Latham, but seeing as Rogers has called it quits, it's hard to have his replacement in ther...
by Sensible Stephen
Mon Sep 14, 2015 5:21 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Hi all - New Member
Replies: 94
Views: 2935

Re: Hi all - New Member

Welcome. :)
by Sensible Stephen
Fri Sep 04, 2015 2:40 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: 10 Fiji High school rugby players offered French contracts.
Replies: 224
Views: 11604

Re: 10 Fiji High school rugby players offered French contrac

I am quite sure that the NZ rugby developments is greatly assisted first and foremost by players of Pacific Islands heritage. First and foremost? NZ were the most successful rugby nation well before the influx of Pacific Island migration to our shores. It's certainly true that NZ now benefits massi...
by Sensible Stephen
Wed Aug 26, 2015 2:10 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: A synopsis of major Australian cities
Replies: 100
Views: 3044

Re: A synopsis of major Australian cities

Adelaide is possibly the worst city in the world. Including Kabul, Baghdad etc. :x I love Adelaide...it has the fewest gobshite pikey knackers of all the State Capitals... Clearly never been to Adelaide. Id possibly still live there if there was much work on. Adelaide is very.... quiet. I don't min...
by Sensible Stephen
Thu Aug 20, 2015 1:39 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Tensions increasing on the Korean Peninsula
Replies: 9
Views: 792

Re: Tensions increasing on the Korean Peninsula

The North Koreans have shelled a propaganda loudspeaker on the south side of the DMZ and the South Koreans have responded by shelling the north with a few dozen shells. All towns on the south side of the DMZ have been ordered to evacuate. The North Koreans say that if the South Koreans don't cease ...
by Sensible Stephen
Thu Aug 20, 2015 11:37 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: A message for all the new posters/logins
Replies: 245
Views: 8531

Re: A message for all the new posters/logins

maxbox wrote:It ain't tiddlywinks Boet
No, but it is lame. And rather dim.
by Sensible Stephen
Thu Aug 20, 2015 10:58 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: A message for all the new posters/logins
Replies: 245
Views: 8531

Re: A message for all the new posters/logins

You sad, sad man. 250 posts. How cute. Another couple of thousand and you'll have my permission to start threads of your own. Until then, please just comment on existing threads like the nothing-poster that you are. Uh huh. Do you just have a list of phrases you repeat over and over? Are you a bot?...
by Sensible Stephen
Thu Aug 20, 2015 10:48 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: A message for all the new posters/logins
Replies: 245
Views: 8531

Re: A message for all the new posters/logins

You sad, sad man.
by Sensible Stephen
Wed Aug 19, 2015 1:28 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Training Thread - all aspects of fitness and health
Replies: 26394
Views: 1136519

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

Yeah, I'm going to ease into it. I want to keep cycling to and from work but, given the cool air, that would play havoc with my chest. I have given up on cycling to work during winter, Adelaide is too cold. I try and make it to the gym most mornings to do a cycle class or something to make up for i...
by Sensible Stephen
Wed Aug 19, 2015 12:29 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Training Thread - all aspects of fitness and health
Replies: 26394
Views: 1136519

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

Thomas wrote: Being sick is horrible.
I hear you lah.

Back from 6 weeks holiday where I did no workouts. Did squats, lunges, chins and dips on Friday. Couldn't move Saturday and Sunday, muscles were broken. Went to 'Grit Cardio' at the gym last night, almost died. fudge.
by Sensible Stephen
Tue Aug 11, 2015 8:55 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: How do i lose stomach flab and stop being a fat chunker?
Replies: 525
Views: 15380

Re: How do i lose stomach flab and stop being a fat chunker?

Towny ... I get the feeling you haven't read much of this thread. Yes, it's true. And we've been debating it for eight pages. Why did you need 8 pages to debate something that is true? It's human nature to think that we understand stuff. I reckon the jury is still out on lots of this shit. Dude if ...
by Sensible Stephen
Tue Jul 14, 2015 5:21 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Fatties
Replies: 30
Views: 1524

Re: Fatties

Dumbledore wrote:There's a woman in my office who actually makes the ground shake when she walks. You see glasses and mugs spilling over as she goes by. How do people let themselves get to this state x(
Fat shamer. Shes just a real woman. Because being fat as fudge is apparently ok in todays world.
by Sensible Stephen
Wed Jun 24, 2015 2:40 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Australian Politics Thread
Replies: 26105
Views: 985314

Re: The Australian Politics Thread

The headline of the Herald Sun right next to me is "ABC of Jihad" with a picture of a foreign looking fellow holding an AK with a bandana and the ISIS flag shopped in with the ABC logo on it. Quality fearmongering right there. I hold no sympathy for people who go and fight for terrorist organisatio...
by Sensible Stephen
Tue Jun 23, 2015 2:33 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Rebirth: Japanese Totty (NSFW) NOT SPOILERED
Replies: 136
Views: 22624

Re: The Rebirth: Japanese Totty (NSFW) NOT SPOILERED

Apple?

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Right, off to choke the chicken.
by Sensible Stephen
Tue Jun 23, 2015 1:50 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Rebirth: Japanese Totty (NSFW) NOT SPOILERED
Replies: 136
Views: 22624

Re: The Rebirth: Japanese Totty (NSFW) NOT SPOILERED

Kiwias wrote:SS

Very sorry, but I do not do requests 8)
:x
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by Sensible Stephen
Tue Jun 23, 2015 10:52 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Rebirth: Japanese Totty (NSFW) NOT SPOILERED
Replies: 136
Views: 22624

Re: The Rebirth: Japanese Totty (NSFW) NOT SPOILERED

Request: Kiwias, with your Japanese skills, can you find any 2015 photoshoots of the amazing Tina Yuzuki (Rio)?

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by Sensible Stephen
Tue Jun 23, 2015 10:49 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Australian Politics Thread
Replies: 26105
Views: 985314

Re: The Australian Politics Thread

It's easy to call the electorate dumb because they vote either A or B with realistic options of either A or B. Bring something fresh, inventive and with foresight and voters will shuffle to them. That said some aspects of our electorate and voting system need an overhaul There are just too many lif...
by Sensible Stephen
Tue Jun 23, 2015 2:16 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Australian Politics Thread
Replies: 26105
Views: 985314

Re: The Australian Politics Thread

It'll never happen. A gay, ethnic, atheist, female , PM? She's probably the only person who'd make me consider voting for Labor, but we're decades away from someone like her getting the gig. Why should any of those come into it? "Ethnic"... f**k me. How about qualified, skilled, driven, charismatic...
by Sensible Stephen
Mon Jun 22, 2015 12:00 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Grexit - what's with the constant thread removal?
Replies: 40
Views: 1579

Re: Grexit - what's with the constant thread removal?

I think saying someone is a nutjob or mental is fair enough unless they have documented bonafide issues. I would certainly have no qualms if someone questioned my sanity on some of the stuff I believe but I guess the mods do have a job to do and boundaries have to be drawn somewhere. The guy took i...
by Sensible Stephen
Mon Jun 22, 2015 10:36 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Australian Politics Thread
Replies: 26105
Views: 985314

Re: The Australian Politics Thread

It'll never happen. A gay, ethnic, atheist, female , PM? She's probably the only person who'd make me consider voting for Labor, but we're decades away from someone like her getting the gig. Why should any of those come into it? "Ethnic"... fudge me. How about qualified, skilled, driven, charismati...
by Sensible Stephen
Mon Jun 22, 2015 10:24 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Grexit - what's with the constant thread removal?
Replies: 40
Views: 1579

Re: Grexit - what's with the constant thread removal?

I think saying someone is a nutjob or mental is fair enough unless they have documented bonafide issues. I would certainly have no qualms if someone questioned my sanity on some of the stuff I believe but I guess the mods do have a job to do and boundaries have to be drawn somewhere. The guy took i...
by Sensible Stephen
Mon Jun 22, 2015 10:10 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Grexit - what's with the constant thread removal?
Replies: 40
Views: 1579

Re: Grexit - what's with the constant thread removal?

HKCJ wrote:What happened in it? Ive given up on any economics/politics threads that Silver appears in.
A couple of posters accused another poster of having personal problems/mental health issues. Classy. :?
by Sensible Stephen
Mon Jun 08, 2015 2:44 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The next All Black coaching team??
Replies: 30
Views: 1771

Re: The next All Black coaching team??

The mail out of the NZRU is that whatever happens at the RWC Steve Hansen will stay until the end of 2016 to ensure the departure of players such as McCaw, Carter, Woodcock and Mealamu is handled as smoothly as possible. After this, the succession plan is for Ian Foster to take on the Head Coach ro...
by Sensible Stephen
Mon Jun 08, 2015 2:38 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The next All Black coaching team??
Replies: 30
Views: 1771

Re: The next All Black coaching team??

The mail out of the NZRU is that whatever happens at the RWC Steve Hansen will stay until the end of 2016 to ensure the departure of players such as McCaw, Carter, Woodcock and Mealamu is handled as smoothly as possible. After this, the succession plan is for Ian Foster to take on the Head Coach ro...
by Sensible Stephen
Thu May 21, 2015 5:41 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: How long is your commute to work?
Replies: 185
Views: 3876

Re: How long is your commute to work?

30 minute walk or 10 minute bike ride. Usually walk along the river, its pleasant.
by Sensible Stephen
Thu May 21, 2015 5:36 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The NZ Budget
Replies: 12
Views: 473

Re: The NZ Budget

Naturally, those on the Left will be critical. "Not doing enough" etc. And then in the same breath criticize the government for running a deficit. Winston Peters is at this very moment complaining that the government has done nothing to tackle NZ's high interest rates. For the record, the OCR is 3....
by Sensible Stephen
Sun May 17, 2015 9:49 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: League NZ's number 1 sport in 5 years - Matty Johns
Replies: 199
Views: 9739

Re: League NZ's number 1 sport in 5 years - Matty Johns

Yes and no. Rugby is not going to overtake league or AFL in our life times (or ever) due to history etc. But the popularity of rugby is not that black and white. Look at where rugby was circa 2000. It was clearly the third football code and attracted alot more press than it does today. Was it the 3...