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by blindcider
Tue Apr 07, 2020 3:20 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Justice for unseenwork
Replies: 116
Views: 3888

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: 2081

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: 2081

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 :((
by blindcider
Tue Apr 07, 2020 9:07 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Walrus: England provides most of the greatest teams ever
Replies: 58
Views: 2081

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

I still think the best team I have seen is the 05/06 New Zealand team. I think later NZ teams were more consistent but marginally less talented The England team circa 01-02 also very good as was the French and Australian teams in the late 90's NZ 93-95 and South Africa post 95 world cup were also ve...
by blindcider
Wed Apr 01, 2020 9:14 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The official cycling thread
Replies: 3562
Views: 241438

Re: The official cycling thread

That Canyon is lovely, post up a pic of the finished build so we can pick holes in your saddle height/stack height/pedal choice etc. Will do. This working from home shit is taking all my time though, haven't built it yet. Am waiting to hear back from Canyon customer service about a small mark that ...
by blindcider
Wed Apr 01, 2020 12:20 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Now that rugby is all over: your Greatest of All Actual Time
Replies: 130
Views: 5423

Re: Now that rugby is all over: your Greatest of All Actual

Possibly a favourite of all time rather than a genuine GOAT team - close misses for Sella, Hill, Contepomi amongst many others in this list 1. Trevor Woodman 2. Rafael Ibanez 3. Marcos Ayerza 4. John Eales 5. Martin Johnson 6. Michael Jones 7. Josh Kronfeld 8. Zinzan Brooke 9. Austin Healey 10. Dan ...
by blindcider
Wed Apr 01, 2020 9:30 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Why are we shelling out 75M?
Replies: 91
Views: 3275

Re: Why are we shelling out 75M?

I'm still unconvinced that mass repatriations between countries were in any way a good idea in terms of stopping the spread of the virus. Far better for countries to have made agreements to keep these people in situ.
by blindcider
Wed Apr 01, 2020 8:50 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Scummings going by Xmas..... Boris next year.
Replies: 10601
Views: 257134

Re: Boris goooooone or going?

So Boris, then. Has he been heard from in visuals or audio? Any news on his condition? He's done a miracle 3 day recovery. :roll: If his symptoms were mild then 3 days is not atypical for recovery, at least based on 3 people I know that have had mild symptoms. Were they tested? The amount of people...
by blindcider
Wed Apr 01, 2020 8:37 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Farrell or Sexton
Replies: 43
Views: 2131

Re: Farrell or Sexton

terryfinch wrote:https://rugbylad.ie/brian-odriscoll-ans ... n-farrell/

Both great players but who would you pick?
in 2020 you pick George Ford
by blindcider
Wed Apr 01, 2020 8:23 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Scummings going by Xmas..... Boris next year.
Replies: 10601
Views: 257134

Re: Boris goooooone or going?

Insane_Homer wrote:
TheDocForgotHisLogon wrote:So Boris, then. Has he been heard from in visuals or audio? Any news on his condition?
He's done a miracle 3 day recovery. :roll:
If his symptoms were mild then 3 days is not atypical for recovery, at least based on 3 people I know that have had mild symptoms.
by blindcider
Wed Apr 01, 2020 8:16 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The official cycling thread
Replies: 3562
Views: 241438

Re: The official cycling thread

That Canyon is lovely, post up a pic of the finished build so we can pick holes in your saddle height/stack height/pedal choice etc.
by blindcider
Tue Mar 31, 2020 6:49 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The official cycling thread
Replies: 3562
Views: 241438

Re: The official cycling thread

Any recommendations on a road bike for the uk for about 1000-1500pounds? I guess driving to go mountain biking is not a essential travel. I'd suggest sticking with aluminium frame at that price - You'd get a Carbon bike at that price but with a stepdown component wise. In Aluminium, you'd be lookin...
by blindcider
Tue Mar 31, 2020 3:16 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The official cycling thread
Replies: 3562
Views: 241438

Re: The official cycling thread

I've got Kenda Kwest 25c tires on my commuter. Cheap as chips, and I've only ever had (I think) 2 punctures on them over the last several years, both when I smashed my rim into a pothole. I had Gatorskins on my road bike in the past, and to be honest, I haven't had any more frequent punctures since...
by blindcider
Tue Mar 31, 2020 2:01 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The all new & improved "worst Irish team of the 90's" thread
Replies: 98
Views: 5556

Re: The all new & improved "worst Irish team of the 90's" th

We were pretty good in the 90s but I reckon a post World Cup England could take part in the spacker fest. 1. Tim Payne 2. Andy Titterall 3. 4. Alex Brown 5. Dean Schofield 6. Chris Jones 7. 8. 9. Shaun Perry 10. Ollie Barkley 11. Bananaman 12. Noon 13. Erinle 14. May 15. Shane Geraghty, Andy Farrel...
by blindcider
Tue Mar 31, 2020 11:58 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The official cycling thread
Replies: 3562
Views: 241438

Re: The official cycling thread

Another puncture this morning FFS. Can’t be f**ked with the tyre at this stage, binning it and getting a new one ordered! Any recommendations? I’m eyeing up this one: Continental Grand Prix 4 Season Folding Bike Tyre £42 off Amazon. GP4S is good and provides decent protection whilst rolling pretty ...
by blindcider
Tue Mar 31, 2020 10:31 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The official cycling thread
Replies: 3562
Views: 241438

Re: The official cycling thread

I just bought the entry level Bianchi to get back into road cycling. Knowing PR someone will no doubt be along soon to tell me it’s a shit bike and a terrible choice but I like it. The brake set seems a bit ropey though, they’ve clearly saved some money there. Also Celeste is a hot colour. The Via ...
by blindcider
Mon Mar 30, 2020 11:06 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The official cycling thread
Replies: 3562
Views: 241438

Re: The official cycling thread

Sounds like a faulty valve if you cant find a hole. Edit: long given up on repairing tubes. Just check the tyre for sharps and stick a new one in He changed inner tubes? Missed that point :blush: :lol: Would recommend inflating the punctured tube and water dipping it for bubbles to help locate any ...
by blindcider
Sun Mar 29, 2020 10:21 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The official cycling thread
Replies: 3562
Views: 241438

Re: The official cycling thread

Sounds like a faulty valve if you cant find a hole.

Edit: long given up on repairing tubes. Just check the tyre for sharps and stick a new one in
by blindcider
Sun Mar 29, 2020 9:31 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Hask: Burst Rugby's Bubble
Replies: 47
Views: 2631

Re: Hask: Burst Rugby's Bubble

Plato'sCave wrote:Hask is an attention whore.
He is, and I hate his laddy persona but when you cut through that shite he is a pretty intelligent bloke and often talks a lot of sense.

and the irony of edf calling anyone out for being a know-it-all who doesn't have a clue surely hasn't been lost on everyone?
by blindcider
Sun Mar 29, 2020 9:26 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The OFFICIAL English and European Football (soccer) thread
Replies: 37666
Views: 1623501

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

Given there is a winter world cup coming up in the next few years, why aren't UEFA trying take this enforced opportunity to adjust for that now rather than trying to get back to normal? This surely gives them an opportunity rather than causing extra fiddling over several years.
by blindcider
Sun Mar 29, 2020 9:22 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The official cycling thread
Replies: 3562
Views: 241438

Re: The official cycling thread

I bought a dirt cheap Voodoo bizango MTB (circa £500) 12 months ago and its been ace. hardtail with Sram 1x groupset and hydraulic disc brakes I have done adventure several races on it and its been rock solid on cross country routes. I've not done any real technical/high impact MTBing and quite fran...
by blindcider
Thu Mar 26, 2020 10:56 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Game Reviews
Replies: 8144
Views: 537333

Re: Game Reviews

Nolanator wrote:Trevor is just so much fun.
Best character in gaming history
by blindcider
Wed Mar 25, 2020 12:18 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Actors/actresses you can't stand
Replies: 251
Views: 8089

Re: Actors/actresses you can't stand

Waterworld destroyed anything good he may have done before or after it. In fact I’d nominate that film as the most preachy, hypocritical, insulting and shit film ever. "Knowing" is the worst film of all time starring the worst actor of all time. End of days Nostradamus nonsense topped off with some...
by blindcider
Wed Mar 25, 2020 12:15 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Actors/actresses you can't stand
Replies: 251
Views: 8089

Re: Actors/actresses you can't stand

Cage
Neeson
Sandler
Ferrell
Stiller
Myers
Downey Jr

and many many more
by blindcider
Tue Mar 24, 2020 10:41 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Which RWCs have an asterisk?
Replies: 57
Views: 2189

Re: Which RWCs have an asterisk?

No asterisks at all. Games have controversy and issues and the best sides don't always win matches or tournaments. Too sane and reasonable for here* *except 1995 of course. Carm on man, the fix has never been more obviously in :nod: If we want to be bitter and twisted about dodgy tournament results...
by blindcider
Tue Mar 24, 2020 10:35 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Which RWCs have an asterisk?
Replies: 57
Views: 2189

Re: Which RWCs have an asterisk?

No asterisks at all. Games have controversy and issues and the best sides don't always win matches or tournaments.
by blindcider
Thu Mar 19, 2020 4:30 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: How safe is your industry during this Crisis
Replies: 210
Views: 7638

Re: How safe is your industry during this Crisis

Aerospace - impact similar to post Sept-11 I am expecting.
by blindcider
Tue Mar 17, 2020 9:55 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans
Replies: 27750
Views: 716117

Re: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans

Does anyone actually KNOW if your average pub or restaurant would be covered by insurance if the gov ordered them to close but not if they close due to the current advice? The latest bit of hysterical anti government bike on social media is saying that but 2 mates than run bars say they are not cov...
by blindcider
Mon Mar 16, 2020 3:30 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Working from home
Replies: 58
Views: 2753

Re: Working from home

Mandated by the company :x I like working from home when everyone else is in the office or on client site, but now that it's an edict everyone expects you to be available for calls and online meetings :evil: How am I supposed to spend the day idling and watching pron when colleagues keep rudely int...
by blindcider
Fri Mar 13, 2020 10:27 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Marler felt AWJ's penis on camera
Replies: 695
Views: 35900

Re: Marler felt AWJ's penis on camera

Perhaps we can all move on? It’s good news for England. No suspension for Lawes. Manu only gets 4 weeks. Marler’s career isn’t over! And Eddie doesn’t even get a fine for his wendyball-esque tantrum. And all the little englanders get to whinge about biased ref, TMOs and citing commissioners. u ok h...
by blindcider
Thu Mar 12, 2020 8:36 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: **OFFICIAL** English Rugby Thread
Replies: 87464
Views: 4420320

Re: **OFFICIAL** English Rugby Thread

happyhooker wrote:
terryfinch wrote:
geordie_6 wrote:Marler banned for 10 weeks, Manu banned for 4 weeks, Lawes not punished.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/athletics/51863544
Fair enough really.
I posted elsewhere earlier, but in comparison with the French prop only getting 3 weeks?
guessing they took provocation into account with the Frenchie
by blindcider
Thu Mar 12, 2020 8:35 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Who's panic buying?
Replies: 728
Views: 25252

Re: Who's panic buying?

ChipSpike wrote:You wouldn't know anything is happening here in West Wales (not for the first time though).
be about another 30 years until it reaches West Wales
by blindcider
Thu Mar 12, 2020 3:07 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Courtney Lawes cited
Replies: 269
Views: 15355

Re: Courtney Lawes cited

Trostan wrote:It is a puzzle to me that players, who normally conform to conventional tackling, feel motivated to try to knock the heads off English players.
Must be racism.
A lot of things appear to be a puzzle to you...
by blindcider
Thu Mar 12, 2020 2:53 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Courtney Lawes cited
Replies: 269
Views: 15355

Re: Courtney Lawes cited

And the English wonder why the other home nations dislike their fans. Is it a new record to still be whining about refereeing decisions in a match you won almost a week later? :lol: :lol: :blush: :blush: We don't wonder or care to be honest, chippies are gonna chip Front up as someone who has bange...
by blindcider
Thu Mar 12, 2020 12:15 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Albums that have no duff tracks
Replies: 288
Views: 13633

Re: Albums that have no duff tracks

Resurrected to add "No-one cares about your creative hub so get your f*ing hedge cut" by Half Man Half Biscuit
by blindcider
Wed Mar 11, 2020 2:00 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Courtney Lawes cited
Replies: 269
Views: 15355

Re: Courtney Lawes cited

You can tell that the Welsh lost again.....all the laws need changing. Hilarious. World Rugby literally changed the offside at ruck laws when Italy nearly beat England by not engaging with the ruck. When did that happen? I hope you're not talking about the match where we thumped Italy 36-15. Nearly...
by blindcider
Tue Mar 10, 2020 2:29 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: What happened to the drop goal?
Replies: 46
Views: 1962

Re: What happened to the drop goal?

Raggs wrote:
rabble wrote:They should increase the points for a drop goal to encourage it. Or maybe reduce yhe try's.
Why? Why would we want to see more attempted drop goals vs tries?
whoosh, cop on Raggsy :lol:
by blindcider
Tue Mar 10, 2020 12:18 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Courtney Lawes cited
Replies: 269
Views: 15355

Re: Courtney Lawes cited

Brian Moore raised a pertinent point on his Telegraph podcast this week about the North situation. He asked the question: "How are you supposed to legally defend someone diving towards the tryline at knee-height?". For me, the answer is that there isn't really a way to legally defend that, and that...
by blindcider
Tue Mar 10, 2020 10:38 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Classic Poster Friday: Edition IV Ireland's Call
Replies: 44
Views: 2743

Re: Classic Poster Friday: Edition IV Ireland's Call

AND-y wrote:I remember a shock he posted in absolute genuine shock and disbelief after having discovered Warhammer was a thing. :lol:
Nonsense, he's a regular contributor on 'Bell of Lost Souls'
by blindcider
Tue Mar 10, 2020 10:36 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Entire final round of 6N postponed to October 31st
Replies: 103
Views: 5477

Re: Entire final round of 6N postponed to October 31st

Gwenno wrote:My face saving excuse might be that I have a responsibility to my patients and colleagues. Before you ask, the queue of volunteers to take the tickets off my hands is quite long, even for this dead rubber.
Wales V Scotland misery-fest? give the tickets to the people you like the least.