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by Sensible Stephen
Thu Feb 18, 2021 7:27 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Australian Posters, what is this Yahoo search bullshit? Have Google gone Nuclear?
Replies: 392
Views: 8465

Re: Australian Posters, what is this Yahoo search bullshit? Have Google gone Nuclear?

Frankly, as an avid consumer of news, I'd be extremely worried if someone didn't have lots of news links appearing on their FB home feed. LOL. I have zero. So you don't consume news? I don't use Facebook for news, or any other media consumption. Most people under 35 don't. Stephen goes directly to ...
by Sensible Stephen
Thu Feb 18, 2021 7:18 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Australian Posters, what is this Yahoo search bullshit? Have Google gone Nuclear?
Replies: 392
Views: 8465

Re: Australian Posters, what is this Yahoo search bullshit? Have Google gone Nuclear?

Ali's Choice wrote: Thu Feb 18, 2021 7:16 am
Sensible Stephen wrote: Thu Feb 18, 2021 7:15 am
Ali's Choice wrote: Thu Feb 18, 2021 7:14 am Frankly, as an avid consumer of news, I'd be extremely worried if someone didn't have lots of news links appearing on their FB home feed.
LOL. I have zero.
So you don't consume news?
I don't use Facebook for news, or any other media consumption. Most people under 35 don't.
by Sensible Stephen
Thu Feb 18, 2021 7:17 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Australian Posters, what is this Yahoo search bullshit? Have Google gone Nuclear?
Replies: 392
Views: 8465

Re: Australian Posters, what is this Yahoo search bullshit? Have Google gone Nuclear?

guy smiley wrote: Thu Feb 18, 2021 7:15 am
Sensible Stephen wrote: Thu Feb 18, 2021 7:11 am
guy smiley wrote: Thu Feb 18, 2021 7:09 am
Listen to yourself ffs
????

You think its not an issue?
You think I can’t work my way around that.
:lol: So, its an issue, right?
by Sensible Stephen
Thu Feb 18, 2021 7:15 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Australian Posters, what is this Yahoo search bullshit? Have Google gone Nuclear?
Replies: 392
Views: 8465

Re: Australian Posters, what is this Yahoo search bullshit? Have Google gone Nuclear?

Ali's Choice wrote: Thu Feb 18, 2021 7:14 am Frankly, as an avid consumer of news, I'd be extremely worried if someone didn't have lots of news links appearing on their FB home feed.
LOL. I have zero.
by Sensible Stephen
Thu Feb 18, 2021 7:11 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Australian Posters, what is this Yahoo search bullshit? Have Google gone Nuclear?
Replies: 392
Views: 8465

Re: Australian Posters, what is this Yahoo search bullshit? Have Google gone Nuclear?

guy smiley wrote: Thu Feb 18, 2021 7:09 am
Listen to yourself ffs
????

You think its not an issue?
by Sensible Stephen
Thu Feb 18, 2021 7:07 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Australian Posters, what is this Yahoo search bullshit? Have Google gone Nuclear?
Replies: 392
Views: 8465

Re: Australian Posters, what is this Yahoo search bullshit? Have Google gone Nuclear?

The wording in the legislation is extremely general, so FB have had to use a very broad brush. They should be commended for trying to comply with Australian laws. No they shouldn’t (and who told you the wording is extremely general?). All companies that operate in Aus should comply with local laws ...
by Sensible Stephen
Thu Feb 18, 2021 3:40 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Chinese strategists: "New Zealand holds the key to the world"
Replies: 48
Views: 2554

Re: Chinese strategists: "New Zealand holds the key to the world"

obelixtim wrote: Thu Feb 18, 2021 3:34 am Sad there are so many cvnts who appoint themselves as politically correct police sticking their noses in without being asked. Who appointed you minister of PC anyway?

Maybe you should take a look at your own racist PM.
I'm just not keen on racists such as yourself.
by Sensible Stephen
Thu Feb 18, 2021 3:18 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Chinese strategists: "New Zealand holds the key to the world"
Replies: 48
Views: 2554

Re: Chinese strategists: "New Zealand holds the key to the world"

Well Stephen, they don't look or act Chinese, because it's not possible to be both Chinese and a New Zealander. And Chinese is an umbrella term meaning anybody with Asian ancestry, so don't come with your nitpicking about "Koreans" and other mythological types. Furthermore I'll have you know that J...
by Sensible Stephen
Thu Feb 18, 2021 3:04 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Australian Posters, what is this Yahoo search bullshit? Have Google gone Nuclear?
Replies: 392
Views: 8465

Re: Australian Posters, what is this Yahoo search bullshit? Have Google gone Nuclear?

Finally Facebook has very much pushed the culture war that our friends over in that thread love banging on about. They have filtered news sites so you only see opinions that agree with you, and news agencies have responded by going more extreme. Id love to see something come in that stops that. Pro...
by Sensible Stephen
Thu Feb 18, 2021 2:45 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Chinese strategists: "New Zealand holds the key to the world"
Replies: 48
Views: 2554

Re: Chinese strategists: "New Zealand holds the key to the world"

Why don't you think these people are Kiwis? And why are you using racist spelling to make your former PMs name sound Korean? Because they don't look, speak or act like a duck. And fudge off with your racist bullshit. Its a nickname. What does a Kiwi look like? And the racist stuff... look at what y...
by Sensible Stephen
Thu Feb 18, 2021 1:58 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Hurricanes halves pairing?
Replies: 26
Views: 549

Re: The Hurricanes halves pairing?

Looks like to start the season it will be Jackson Garden-Bachop at 10 and Jonathan Taumateine at 9. Without wanting to sound too critical, is that the weakest first choice 9/10 combo in the history of the franchise? The Hurricanes have quality sprinkled throughout their squad, but unless their halv...
by Sensible Stephen
Thu Feb 18, 2021 1:48 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Hurricanes halves pairing?
Replies: 26
Views: 549

Re: The Hurricanes halves pairing?

Looks like to start the season it will be Jackson Garden-Bachop at 10 and Jonathan Taumateine at 9. Without wanting to sound too critical, is that the weakest first choice 9/10 combo in the history of the franchise? The Hurricanes have quality sprinkled throughout their squad, but unless their halv...
by Sensible Stephen
Thu Feb 18, 2021 1:04 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Australian Posters, what is this Yahoo search bullshit? Have Google gone Nuclear?
Replies: 392
Views: 8465

Re: Australian Posters, what is this Yahoo search bullshit? Have Google gone Nuclear?

I am shocked at the number of people who use Facebook for news, or anything actually. Grandpas. You old fellas need to get hip with the internet jive.
by Sensible Stephen
Thu Feb 18, 2021 12:39 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Chinese strategists: "New Zealand holds the key to the world"
Replies: 48
Views: 2554

Re: Chinese strategists: "New Zealand holds the key to the world"

This stinks of... hmmm Hong Kong, Malaysia? Maybe they aren't even Chinese at all? Don't conflate the ills of the CCP with Asian people please. Well they certainly aren't Africans. And they all seem to be speaking Cantonese or Mandarin. How does that refute any of what I said above? And why do you ...
by Sensible Stephen
Wed Feb 17, 2021 9:17 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Commentary team from hell...or heaven.
Replies: 77
Views: 2170

Re: Commentary team from hell...or heaven.

I see Kearns as more colour commentary. He doesn't need to explain the intricacies of the modern game. In any case, there's not much option when it comes to the Aussie commentators. Greg Gowden is okay. The rest are naff. At least Kearns is amusing. Sean Maloney is excellent. Glad Stan has him as l...
by Sensible Stephen
Wed Feb 17, 2021 9:11 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Chinese strategists: "New Zealand holds the key to the world"
Replies: 48
Views: 2554

Re: Chinese strategists: "New Zealand holds the key to the world"

This stinks of... hmmm Hong Kong, Malaysia? Maybe they aren't even Chinese at all? Don't conflate the ills of the CCP with Asian people please. Well they certainly aren't Africans. And they all seem to be speaking Cantonese or Mandarin. How does that refute any of what I said above? And why do you ...
by Sensible Stephen
Tue Feb 16, 2021 11:33 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Chinese strategists: "New Zealand holds the key to the world"
Replies: 48
Views: 2554

Re: Chinese strategists: "New Zealand holds the key to the world"

Does a country need unanimous votes from the member countries of the TPP to join the TPP? China is probably worried that UK will block them from joining the TPP if they join before them. I do actually think that NZ politics has to a certain extent been compromised by the Chinese. Or NZ just needs t...
by Sensible Stephen
Tue Feb 16, 2021 7:39 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Aussies - Morally Corrupt
Replies: 249
Views: 4815

Re: Aussies - Morally Corrupt

I think like you, we'd be happy to let her face the consequences of her actions where she is, but unfortunately there are several very young children involved now. Why not follow our government's lead and lock those little kids up in a jail on some barely inhabited island prison? Who cares about th...
by Sensible Stephen
Tue Feb 16, 2021 7:29 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Rate Kiwi athlete Lisa Carrington
Replies: 479
Views: 18579

Re: Rate Kiwi athlete Lisa Carrington

Not bad, but since she takes drugs, its a no from me.
by Sensible Stephen
Tue Feb 16, 2021 5:35 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Aussies - Morally Corrupt
Replies: 249
Views: 4815

Re: Aussies - Morally Corrupt

What do you really expect from Scotty though? Take what he almost did last night for example. https://www.betootaadvocate.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/02/morrison-ar15.jpg Prime Minister Scott Morrison says he is taking a stand to ensure that people are safe from spree shootings in shopping centres, ...
by Sensible Stephen
Tue Feb 16, 2021 5:30 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Melbourne. Fvcked again. And again. And again.
Replies: 3392
Views: 85368

Re: Melbourne. Fvcked again. And again. And again.

Isn't AC airflow 'one way' (from outside to in)? The outside exhaust air is just from the cooling of the condensors, I thought? I thought it was two way? I have no idea really though. Go and stand by the vent if it's hot and dry, then I'm right, and you're perfectly safe If, however, it's cold and ...
by Sensible Stephen
Tue Feb 16, 2021 5:27 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Melbourne. Fvcked again. And again. And again.
Replies: 3392
Views: 85368

Re: Melbourne. Fvcked again. And again. And again.

shanky wrote: Tue Feb 16, 2021 5:20 am Isn't AC airflow 'one way' (from outside to in)?

The outside exhaust air is just from the cooling of the condensors, I thought?
I thought it was two way? I have no idea really though.
by Sensible Stephen
Tue Feb 16, 2021 5:09 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Aussies - Morally Corrupt
Replies: 249
Views: 4815

Re: Aussies - Morally Corrupt

Muttonbirds wrote: Tue Feb 16, 2021 5:07 am Dunno how they sleep at night.
On a bed. Foreign concept for you I guess.
by Sensible Stephen
Tue Feb 16, 2021 5:08 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Aussies - Morally Corrupt
Replies: 249
Views: 4815

Re: Aussies - Morally Corrupt

I trust Dutton's morals.

White South African farmers are welcome, but Muslim Rohingya aren't. Those morals. 8)
by Sensible Stephen
Tue Feb 16, 2021 4:35 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Aussies - Morally Corrupt
Replies: 249
Views: 4815

Re: Aussies - Morally Corrupt

You close your borders to us because of 'covid', well this is what you get. :smug:
by Sensible Stephen
Tue Feb 16, 2021 4:34 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: U.S. politics thread and Joe Biden-the Ronan O'Gara of U.S. Presidents
Replies: 1961
Views: 59511

Re: U.S. politics thread and Joe Biden-the Ronan O'Gara of U.S. Presidents

Flyin Ryan wrote: Mon Feb 15, 2021 7:18 pm
New Yorker Q&A with one of the renamers: https://www.newyorker.com/news/q-and-a/ ... ts-schools
Thats breathtaking. Like that Atlantic article says, its just makes those Fox liberal caricatures real. Seriously, someone with half a brain should just stop this.
by Sensible Stephen
Tue Feb 16, 2021 4:10 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Melbourne. Fvcked again. And again. And again.
Replies: 3392
Views: 85368

Re: Melbourne. Fvcked again. And again. And again.

I totally agree. Hotels aren't designed as quarantine centres. They dont have the ventilation and they are in large population centres. Surely that is common sense. So AC has a point even if he is partisan around it. It should be owned by the federal government and managed in remote areas. Its a fe...
by Sensible Stephen
Tue Feb 16, 2021 2:22 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Melbourne. Fvcked again. And again. And again.
Replies: 3392
Views: 85368

Re: Melbourne. Fvcked again. And again. And again.

I totally agree. Hotels aren't designed as quarantine centres. They dont have the ventilation and they are in large population centres. Surely that is common sense. So AC has a point even if he is partisan around it. It should be owned by the federal government and managed in remote areas. Its a fe...
by Sensible Stephen
Tue Feb 16, 2021 2:17 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Melbourne. Fvcked again. And again. And again.
Replies: 3392
Views: 85368

Re: Melbourne. Fvcked again. And again. And again.

The QLD State govt has a 2000 person former mining camp set up ready to go outside Gladstone, in Caliope. When Scott Morrison visited North QLD two weeks ago he and his Federal govt MP's actively campaigned against this idea, saying that it was "shifting a Brisbane problem to the bush". Hmm, is thi...
by Sensible Stephen
Tue Feb 16, 2021 12:39 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Melbourne. Fvcked again. And again. And again.
Replies: 3392
Views: 85368

Re: Melbourne. Fvcked again. And again. And again.

The QLD State govt has a 2000 person former mining camp set up ready to go outside Gladstone, in Caliope. When Scott Morrison visited North QLD two weeks ago he and his Federal govt MP's actively campaigned against this idea, saying that it was "shifting a Brisbane problem to the bush". Hmm, is thi...
by Sensible Stephen
Tue Feb 16, 2021 12:02 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Melbourne. Fvcked again. And again. And again.
Replies: 3392
Views: 85368

Re: Melbourne. Fvcked again. And again. And again.

Honestly Clogs, you have a point about hotel quarantine and that is fair to discuss (there were mistakes made, and the revelation that information wasnt passed on to the right people is awful), but you are sounding like a whinging child around the lockdown. We are in probably the best position in t...
by Sensible Stephen
Mon Feb 15, 2021 5:54 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Australia poking the Chinese bear
Replies: 789
Views: 25446

Re: Australia poking the Chinese bear

China really going after Korea now. Coming at them much harder than they did Australia. They seem to think they can just strongarm everyone into line. :? Don't those silly Koreans know or understand that China must be allowed to behave exactly how it wants to, and that turning a blind eye to their ...
by Sensible Stephen
Mon Feb 15, 2021 5:51 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Australia poking the Chinese bear
Replies: 789
Views: 25446

Re: Australia poking the Chinese bear

China really going after Korea now. Coming at them much harder than they did Australia. They seem to think they can just strongarm everyone into line. :? Don't those silly Koreans know or understand that China must be allowed to behave exactly how it wants to, and that turning a blind eye to their ...
by Sensible Stephen
Mon Feb 15, 2021 5:47 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The multiplication of red cards in rugby because of the new laws about head tackling
Replies: 151
Views: 3716

Re: The multiplication of red cards in rugby because of the new laws about head tackling

Reds for accidental head high tackles are very harsh. Someone lining up a chest or sometimes even lower tackle have been carded after the attacker slipped or lowered their heads making it a head high. That shouldn't be a red, if a player trips over, even tackling an knee height can result in head co...
by Sensible Stephen
Mon Feb 15, 2021 4:43 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Australia poking the Chinese bear
Replies: 789
Views: 25446

Re: Australia poking the Chinese bear

China really going after Korea now. Coming at them much harder than they did Australia.

They seem to think they can just strongarm everyone into line. :?
by Sensible Stephen
Fri Feb 12, 2021 5:30 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: IRB World Rankings - Japan now 7th
Replies: 176
Views: 13447

Re: IRB World Rankings - Japan now 7th

Boks need to get a test under their belt. Stats can be skew at times for instance in the RCs stats in this thread 2020 was not a RCs but a Tri-Nation, How can they - they don’t have 400 mins quality game time in advance so it’s not safe. No games before the Lions, then no Lions - when will they pla...
by Sensible Stephen
Fri Feb 12, 2021 12:45 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: IRB World Rankings - Japan now 7th
Replies: 176
Views: 13447

Re: IRB World Rankings - Japan now 7th

SA have come across a novel way of staying on top. Just don't play at all. :? They are going to engineer some kind of International ban on themselves for 20 years so they can scream from the rooftops that they are the number one side for 20 years without playing anyone. They have form you know. If ...
by Sensible Stephen
Fri Feb 12, 2021 12:43 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Melbourne. Fvcked again. And again. And again.
Replies: 3392
Views: 85368

Re: Melbourne. Fvcked again.

Hotel quarantines need to stop. They leak way too often, and are usually located in CBDs FFS. Mining camps, detention centers, prefab containers, set them up in bumfuck nowhere and rotate people though those. Pay the staff big bucks to effectively live out there for 12 months. QLD suggested that mo...
by Sensible Stephen
Fri Feb 12, 2021 12:35 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Culture Wars Mega Thread
Replies: 2674
Views: 142339

Re: The Culture Wars Mega Thread

Well apparently Dave Rubin is cancelling Disney+, so look out! https://twitter.com/RubinReport/status/ ... 2373811201

But someone did make a good point, its a bit hypocritical of Disney to fire her yet re-hire James Gunn.

Best just not to use twitter full stop I think.
by Sensible Stephen
Fri Feb 12, 2021 12:28 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Melbourne. Fvcked again. And again. And again.
Replies: 3392
Views: 85368

Re: Melbourne. Fvcked again.

Hotel quarantines need to stop. They leak way too often, and are usually located in CBDs FFS.

Mining camps, detention centers, prefab containers, set them up in bumfuck nowhere and rotate people though those. Pay the staff big bucks to effectively live out there for 12 months.