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by fisgard792
Fri Jan 20, 2017 8:52 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL EU/UK referendum thread
Replies: 86946
Views: 3018446

Re: OFFICIAL EU/UK referendum thread

June 1940: Britain’s forgotten attempt to build a European Union As the UK is heading for a hard Brexit, Andrea Bosco uncovers a largely forgotten attempt by Winston Churchill’s War Cabinet to build a federal union with France. The British proposal included a plan for joint organs of defence, for c...
by fisgard792
Thu Jan 19, 2017 7:44 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Martin McGuinness goooooooooooooooone
Replies: 440
Views: 20539

Re: Martin McGuinness goooooooooooooooone

sorry if this is a stupid question.

is it still the main reason for sinn fein, that of a the goal of a united ireland?
by fisgard792
Tue Jan 17, 2017 3:56 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL EU/UK referendum thread
Replies: 86946
Views: 3018446

Re: OFFICIAL EU/UK referendum thread

I'm sure the Eastern Europeans won't like the restrictions to free movement as they won't be able to send all their unskilled workers here and send money back home. Ironically Eastern Europeans are the most xenophobic nations in Europe but they don't like to be at the receiving end. I'm sure it'll ...
by fisgard792
Sat Jan 14, 2017 9:45 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Cockers gooooooone
Replies: 186
Views: 10187

Re: Cockers gooooooone

sorry if this has been already posted, if not check out mike ford's face, when cockers starts speaking french http://video-streaming.orange.fr/sports-extreme/avant-match-toulon-sale-richard-cockerill-et-mike-ford-VID0000002hT1V.html?pid=SIl2WFC2AZWzJ7qSByljitF90Oyhq/uTlP9RR4oa2UJAUjZPP6wsdYWH95P3Dwr...
by fisgard792
Fri Jan 13, 2017 12:31 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL EU/UK referendum thread
Replies: 86946
Views: 3018446

Re: OFFICIAL EU/UK referendum thread

Ryanair 2016 : Before June's Brexit referendum, Ryanair chief executive Michael O'Leary insisted that the airline would shun investment in the UK on the back of a "leave" result. He repeated that following the vote. Mr O'Leary previously said that Ryanair - whose fleet is rapidly expanding - would ...
by fisgard792
Fri Jan 13, 2017 12:17 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Do Gantry Speed Cameras Always Produce a Ticket?
Replies: 82
Views: 5589

Re: Do Gantry Speed Cameras Always Produce a Ticket?

apparently the tolerance is a myth in the news last year, the chief plod in charge of the M1 around luton wanted to go full anal, and prosecute at 51 mph. not sure if he did it, but he could also, i understand average speed camera's take the number plate from the front, so motorcycles are okay the c...
by fisgard792
Thu Jan 12, 2017 12:56 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Hanging a heavy shelf - advice needed
Replies: 48
Views: 1642

Re: Hanging a heavy shelf - advice needed

There is zero chance the plasterboard will permanently hold a shelf that is being constantly used. Also you have identified it's weight, but not accounted for the distance out from the wall the shelf will overhang. As has already been identified you should find the wooden stud then screw into that....
by fisgard792
Wed Jan 11, 2017 6:15 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: How Do You Want To Be Remembered?
Replies: 97
Views: 1921

Re: How Do You Want To Be Remembered?

i would spare a thought for those you leave behind

after the eulogy is done, the last thing you really want, is for them having to fend off, questions of its validity, at the ceremony afterwards
by fisgard792
Tue Jan 10, 2017 11:09 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Soccer: English Premier League
Replies: 45
Views: 2159

Re: Soccer: English Premier League

Anonymous. wrote:
OomPB wrote:Soccer
Football you donkey :x
leicester tigers, official name is 'Leicester Football Club', and the old sign at the welford road end, caused confusion to those heading to filbert street for the first time.

think some other old rugby clubs are also called 'Football Clubs' also
by fisgard792
Mon Jan 09, 2017 10:07 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The OFFICIAL English and European Football (soccer) thread
Replies: 37651
Views: 1620076

Re: The OFFICIAL English and European Football (soccer) thre

don't teams split the matchday revenue for the FA cup? If so, that's a great draw Certainly is. Unfortunately, Spurs have a reduced capacity this year which takes a chunk out of our profit. Still make a lot though :) Thanks for the bye into the next round :P Just kidding, shame the lane is reduced ...
by fisgard792
Mon Jan 09, 2017 7:52 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Martin McGuinness goooooooooooooooone
Replies: 440
Views: 20539

Re: Martin McGuinness goooooooooooooooone

nardol wrote:We will take it back on a county by county basis

Starting with Fermanagh.

The scobe areas we will take last.
1 a day, could be done within a week :thumbup:
by fisgard792
Mon Jan 09, 2017 7:44 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Martin McGuinness goooooooooooooooone
Replies: 440
Views: 20539

Re: Martin McGuinness goooooooooooooooone

cant we just pay the south to take the north from the UK.

I could be a massive wedge, but it wouldn't take long for the financial savings to pay back.
by fisgard792
Sat Jan 07, 2017 11:25 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: I love Ian Hislop
Replies: 12
Views: 1291

Re: I love Ian Hislop

Chuckles1188 wrote:He's the major reason I watch HIGNFY and the Eye is an excellent national institution. Will watch this with great interest
it hurts, but +1
by fisgard792
Sat Jan 07, 2017 1:39 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Bath falcons
Replies: 66
Views: 2992

Re: Bath falcons

I still think that if the pressure is on this team could mentally crack, but today when bath went ahead the heads stayed up and the Falcons played on. I know the table will be different on Sunday, but it is over half the season gone and the team is at 6 on the table. For the first time in ages when...
by fisgard792
Fri Jan 06, 2017 12:47 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Cockers gooooooone
Replies: 186
Views: 10187

Re: Cockers gooooooone

not since the 70's and early 80's when they had an all international back line, have leicester been very pleasing on the eye (apart from HEC final 2001). they never really have been liked for their pragmatic (then deano) style of winning. but for many supporters, who gives a monkeys, when its your t...
by fisgard792
Thu Jan 05, 2017 8:45 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Cockers gooooooone
Replies: 186
Views: 10187

Re: Cockers gooooooone

The financial situation was touched upon earlier in this thread so I thought I would post this, which sums it up pretty well. It seems if Leicester are to survive they are going to have to finally succumb and be dragged kicking and screaming into the land of club ownership. Thanks Bath/Sarries et a...
by fisgard792
Thu Jan 05, 2017 8:34 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Delon Armitage YC...
Replies: 42
Views: 4166

Re: Delon Armitage YC...

wasn't a hand-off nor was it a forearm shot to the face, bit weak for a YC, if the tackler is going to go that high

gone are the days when a player spat a tooth out, smiled and uttered "is that the best you've got", now they are all stuart hogg act alikes
by fisgard792
Wed Jan 04, 2017 11:05 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The OFFICIAL English and European Football (soccer) thread
Replies: 37651
Views: 1620076

Re: The OFFICIAL English and European Football (soccer) thre

DragonKhan wrote:That win felt good. Especially with how easy it was in the end COYS
definitely a good win, but it will be the same story as usual, the flakes get within a game of going top, the pressure will be too much for them, flakes gonna flake, then they fall away
by fisgard792
Tue Jan 03, 2017 6:52 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Cockers gooooooone
Replies: 186
Views: 10187

Re: Cockers gooooooone

kornboy130 wrote:
Smee wrote:Ken or another Leicester type, are the Tigers still training in Oadby?
Yes.
grew up very close to the oval, tigers own that land don't they. worth a few bob, who ever does.
by fisgard792
Tue Jan 03, 2017 12:50 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Cockers gooooooone
Replies: 186
Views: 10187

Re: Cockers gooooooone

Good account Selim, though I obviously have no way of evaluating what percentage of it is true. It certainly has much of the ring of truth to it. The Tigers Way, though. Would it be entirely unfair to suggest that it might possibly amount to little more than "girly backs are there to tackle, field ...
by fisgard792
Tue Jan 03, 2017 11:45 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Cockers gooooooone
Replies: 186
Views: 10187

Re: Cockers gooooooone

Good account Selim, though I obviously have no way of evaluating what percentage of it is true. It certainly has much of the ring of truth to it. The Tigers Way, though. Would it be entirely unfair to suggest that it might possibly amount to little more than "girly backs are there to tackle, field ...
by fisgard792
Sat Dec 31, 2016 4:08 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Poo
Replies: 134
Views: 6586

Re: Poo

coca-cola

great when you feel sh1t,

sh1t when you feel great
by fisgard792
Mon Dec 26, 2016 8:20 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL EU/UK referendum thread
Replies: 86946
Views: 3018446

Re: OFFICIAL EU/UK referendum thread

the easyray dude is confusing european culture with the eu. :lol: it was not the eu, who introduced generally a more relaxed social lifestyle, with more integrated travel systems, and better weather climates i would match the dude for spending time on the european mainland, (live in Catalonia), and ...
by fisgard792
Sat Dec 24, 2016 7:06 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Chiefs 31 Tigers 10
Replies: 18
Views: 1370

Re: Chiefs 31 Tigers 10

Chuckles1188 wrote:
Leicester Mafia wrote:Should be gone by the end of the season, poisonous character by all accounts
Yup. And, as I've said before, a real dinosaur in terms of how he approaches rugby. The grace period must surely be over soon
why do you suggest he's a dinosaur,

have you ever coached rugby at any level, btw?
by fisgard792
Fri Dec 23, 2016 6:02 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Truck rampages through crowd at Berlin Christmas market
Replies: 942
Views: 38817

Re: Truck rampages through crowd at Berlin Christmas market

we go thru this every time there is an atrocity. the genies is out of the bottle. has been for years, not just last year. what are you going to with people, who preach hate towards others (irrespective of any faith, including their own) in the community. most countries, its a near thing, to their hu...
by fisgard792
Fri Dec 23, 2016 5:51 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Has Christmas always been this crazy or has it gotten worse?
Replies: 47
Views: 2866

Re: Has Christmas always been this crazy or has it gotten wo

It's an obscene farce of a day made all the worse by the increasingly long hysteria that precedes it. Miserable blighter. I love it. Ignore the shops playing "Jingle Bells" in October and it's just great. Just brought three cockerels home from the local butcher (for ourselves and kiddiwinks). Nearl...
by fisgard792
Mon Dec 19, 2016 9:47 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Truck rampages through crowd at Berlin Christmas market
Replies: 942
Views: 38817

Re: Truck rampages through crowd at Berlin Christmas market

wtf is that picture about, hardly the time to score points me ol
by fisgard792
Mon Dec 19, 2016 1:52 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Baxter on red cards
Replies: 51
Views: 3848

Re: Baxter on red cards

Going back to no lifting in the lineout would be a retrograde move. Pre lifting lineouts were a shambles and frequently illegal. And in any case, it is an entirely different issue to that of having somebody jump at a defender's head safe in the knowledge that the defender will be penalised. dont ag...
by fisgard792
Sun Dec 18, 2016 8:42 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: SPotY
Replies: 137
Views: 6080

Re: SPotY

its a bit cheesey, but it was always going to be.

i dont care if its pc, everyone of them is deserving imo to be there
by fisgard792
Sun Dec 18, 2016 12:01 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Castro goooooooooooone
Replies: 13
Views: 1588

Re: Castro goooooooooooone

Image
those were good days
by fisgard792
Thu Dec 15, 2016 11:17 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: NTHCSBH: Leicester v Munster, Sat Dec 17th, KO @ 15:15
Replies: 436
Views: 14345

Re: NTHCSBH: Leicester v Munster, Sat Dec 17th, KO @ 15:15

Should be a bit closer at Welford Road. We might even score something this time. What boozer do you recommend between the station and the ground? swan and rushes is close, but its not directly on route from the london road train station, turn right 45 deg at nelson mandela park / prison, when you a...
by fisgard792
Tue Dec 13, 2016 11:23 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Southern Rail Strike
Replies: 195
Views: 13070

Re: Southern Rail Strike

Long ago when I was starting out in consultancy, a wise old partner told me that the way you find out the real issues in a firm is by talking to the people on the shop floor, who usually have a better idea than management and usually have the answers as well. That stood me in good stead throughout ...
by fisgard792
Mon Dec 12, 2016 11:34 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: RIP Dickie Jeeps
Replies: 79
Views: 3473

Re: RIP Dickie Jeeps

wasn't a converted try called a goal, back in the day i remember the old scoreboard at the welford road / granby halls corner had some thing like pen, dg, try, goal I think possibly so. But we hadn't got scoreboards then. It was what went into the ref's notebook. well this was the early 70's globby...
by fisgard792
Mon Dec 12, 2016 11:25 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: RIP Dickie Jeeps
Replies: 79
Views: 3473

Re: RIP Dickie Jeeps

wasn't a converted try called a goal, back in the day

i remember the old scoreboard at the welford road / granby halls corner had some thing like
pen, dg, try, goal
by fisgard792
Sun Dec 11, 2016 9:34 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: NTHCBSBH Munster v Leicester Tigers, Sat Dec 10th, KO 15:15
Replies: 366
Views: 14120

Re: NTHCBSBH Munster v Leicester Tigers, Sat Dec 10th, KO 1

tigers have been beaten heavily in ireland before and won the return, although well behind on the 2 games aggregate indeed, deano lost his job after a heavy defect at ulster back in '04 it happens. the issue for me, is that i dont see many players in the team, that i would call tigers players. you ...
by fisgard792
Sun Dec 11, 2016 7:43 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: PR - Your favourite all time villains in movies!
Replies: 137
Views: 7399

Re: PR - Your favourite all time villians in movies!

Yet another vote for Alan Rickman, but this time as the Sheriff of Nottingham. i read this, this morning, and immediately thought the same as you https://www.theguardian.com/film/2016/dec/11/alan-rickman-remembered-by-ian-rickson-snape-obituary "You, my room 10.30, tonight." To another woman "You, ...
by fisgard792
Sun Dec 11, 2016 5:02 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: NTHCBSBH Munster v Leicester Tigers, Sat Dec 10th, KO 15:15
Replies: 366
Views: 14120

Re: NTHCBSBH Munster v Leicester Tigers, Sat Dec 10th, KO 1

tigers have been beaten heavily in ireland before and won the return, although well behind on the 2 games aggregate indeed, deano lost his job after a heavy defect at ulster back in '04 it happens. the issue for me, is that i dont see many players in the team, that i would call tigers players. you n...
by fisgard792
Sun Dec 11, 2016 4:04 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Official British Politics Thread
Replies: 396
Views: 34019

Re: The Official British Politics Thread

DragsterDriver wrote:What happens to Northern Ireland then? Southern Ireland doesn't want it.
looks like we'll have to pay some one, to take the place off our hands. wouldn't take long for a ROI though
by fisgard792
Sun Dec 11, 2016 4:02 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Official British Politics Thread
Replies: 396
Views: 34019

Re: The Official British Politics Thread

So the government is releasing info from numerous Police forces related to the Miners Strike. Could be quite explosive if it is proven that there was Central government involvement in mobilising and coordinating police activities. i believe it was government orchestrated, interesting to see tebbit'...