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by ovalball
Tue Apr 27, 2021 11:33 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans
Replies: 37858
Views: 1128785

Re: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans

The whole issue is that diverting 60 million vaccines and moving them to India is just a drop of water in an ocean. What is needed is an urgent ramp up of vaccine production capacity if we want out of this crisis sooner rather than later. Meanwhile... I was at an NBA game yesterday in NOLA, and the...
by ovalball
Tue Apr 27, 2021 9:17 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans
Replies: 37858
Views: 1128785

Re: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans

India's figures yesterday :shock: :shock: New cases (that they know about) +362,902 Deaths (same again) +3,285 I would be more than happy to wait for a few months to see most of the world's supply diverted there. Surely we will see some bloody horrible new strains develop in such a huge petrie dish...
by ovalball
Tue Apr 27, 2021 9:00 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans
Replies: 37858
Views: 1128785

Re: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans

Further reflecting on the interesting court case developing, I guess this brings up another point. Usually, when you have cross-jurisdiction cases like this, the key driver for a business will be where they are exposed to local enforcement of any decision. It's where the industrial and investments ...
by ovalball
Tue Apr 27, 2021 12:02 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans
Replies: 37858
Views: 1128785

Re: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans

That’s not how it works Go on..... 1. You hardly need to have prepaid to have grounds to sue for breach of contract 2. If they’re on rock ground then the case should be dismissed so what are you worried about Come on Duff, what are the EU looking for? What's you ideal outcome? Damages. You sue to g...
by ovalball
Tue Apr 27, 2021 11:26 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans
Replies: 37858
Views: 1128785

Re: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans

That’s not how it works Go on..... 1. You hardly need to have prepaid to have grounds to sue for breach of contract 2. If they’re on rock ground then the case should be dismissed so what are you worried about Come on Duff, what are the EU looking for? What's you ideal outcome? Vaccines, one would h...
by ovalball
Mon Apr 26, 2021 9:07 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans
Replies: 37858
Views: 1128785

Re: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans

Vaccines are having a massive impact on infections in Israel and the UK. Israel had just 50 infections yesterday. The vaccine rollout program needs to accelerate! Cmon Australia, up your game! Which vaccines have Australia bought? Temper your expectations if you're relying on AZ. They're rightly be...
by ovalball
Mon Apr 26, 2021 7:43 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans
Replies: 37858
Views: 1128785

Re: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans

Vaccines are having a massive impact on infections in Israel and the UK. Israel had just 50 infections yesterday. The vaccine rollout program needs to accelerate! Cmon Australia, up your game! Which vaccines have Australia bought? Temper your expectations if you're relying on AZ. They're rightly be...
by ovalball
Sun Apr 25, 2021 10:53 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans
Replies: 37858
Views: 1128785

Re: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans

I’m not going to suggest the UK is in the same boat as Australia (although you are wrong in suggesting that Aus and NZ are in the middle of nowhere, did you forget about Asia?). But surely you can see that policy in the UK has been all over the place meaning people have no idea of how to react? OZ ...
by ovalball
Fri Apr 23, 2021 9:04 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans
Replies: 37858
Views: 1128785

Re: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans

Imagine going to court over an unwanted product. Bonkers. Elections in 3 weeks. Have to blame everyone else except EU politicians. Always the way I guess. Scene in court room; Judge: So you allege that AZ didn’t fulfil their contract? EU: Yes, your honour. Judge: And what material effect did this h...
by ovalball
Fri Apr 23, 2021 9:01 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans
Replies: 37858
Views: 1128785

Re: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans

AND-y wrote: Fri Apr 23, 2021 8:58 am Ally MacBeal was fricking great for its time
:thumbup:
by ovalball
Wed Apr 21, 2021 12:36 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans
Replies: 37858
Views: 1128785

Re: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans

I see the lunatic salon owner in Bradford is being taken to court for refusing to pay fines for operating during lockdown. Putting up signs in the window about operating under common law :lol: These freemen of the land types are hilarious. Non-COVID but a comparable level of sheer fuckwitted delude...
by ovalball
Tue Apr 20, 2021 10:50 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Derek Chauvin trial
Replies: 618
Views: 20919

Re: The Derek Chauvin trial

ok Jesus, the video is pretty clear. I mean I don't think he intended to kill him either, but it's totally irrelevant. This is why it was great prosecuting for them to go with Murder 3 (which didn't require intent), which they evidently could prove, rather than gambling to try and get a conviction ...
by ovalball
Tue Apr 20, 2021 1:55 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The OFFICIAL English and European Football (soccer) thread
Replies: 38474
Views: 1741757

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

Gospel wrote: Tue Apr 20, 2021 1:44 pm
mdaclarke wrote: Tue Apr 20, 2021 1:38 pm It would be interesting if no other clubs join them.
And what if they propose a new domestic league with more money available than the EPL?
Not sure where they'd get the money from.
by ovalball
Tue Apr 20, 2021 1:10 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The OFFICIAL English and European Football (soccer) thread
Replies: 38474
Views: 1741757

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

I think they should combine some of the Premier League teams together for the Super League. Then introduce drafts to choose the players. Finally, play the matches 50 minutes each way and call it the 100. :lol:
by ovalball
Mon Apr 19, 2021 10:21 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The OFFICIAL English and European Football (soccer) thread
Replies: 38474
Views: 1741757

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

Sky etc would refuse to pay to broadcast the matches as their contract would have been breached. The six have breached the premier league rules and could be thrown out Sky cannot refuse to pay on that contract if the Premier league abides by its own contract Sky could sue the 6 clubs didnt realise ...
by ovalball
Mon Apr 19, 2021 10:01 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans
Replies: 37858
Views: 1128785

Re: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans

I think compliance has with restrictions has decreased significantly in the UK and the willingness to be tested. So the absence of a rebound is very good. And what makes you think that? We're still taking over twice as many tests as the next country. Pretty sure Denmark is testing more than you. Th...
by ovalball
Mon Apr 19, 2021 8:03 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans
Replies: 37858
Views: 1128785

Re: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans

I think compliance has with restrictions has decreased significantly in the UK and the willingness to be tested. So the absence of a rebound is very good. And what makes you think that? We're still taking over twice as many tests as the next country. Pretty sure Denmark is testing more than you. Th...
by ovalball
Sun Apr 18, 2021 9:55 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans
Replies: 37858
Views: 1128785

Re: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans

Yup. Enjoy your freedom now Poms, anther lockdown is coming. New variant will see to that. Maybe even one which targets kids. That's quite some the speculation UK need to add India to red list. Other than that they have it under control The Indian numbers are a big worry. Looks like it's starting t...
by ovalball
Sun Apr 18, 2021 9:39 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans
Replies: 37858
Views: 1128785

Re: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans

We live in strange times. There is almost a feeling of euphoria as restrictions are loosened in UK and pubs open. Meanwhile globally the pandemic is causing more new cases daily than ever before. This thing is not over. Yup. Enjoy your freedom now Poms, anther lockdown is coming. New variant will s...
by ovalball
Sun Apr 18, 2021 1:25 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans
Replies: 37858
Views: 1128785

Re: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans

It's a week of national mourning. I know you don't give a shit - as we live in the worst western country - but the majority do. What on earth makes you think we live in the worst Western Country - if you dislike it that much why do you stay here. I just object to these North Korean style events whi...
by ovalball
Sat Apr 17, 2021 10:32 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans
Replies: 37858
Views: 1128785

Re: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans

Am I being whooshed? Why is that funny? triply funny, too? It's funny in a 'What the Actual Fcuk' sort of way. It's the sort of thing you might expect to read on April 1st. It's a week of national mourning. I know you don't give a shit - as we live in the worst western country - but the majority do...
by ovalball
Sat Apr 17, 2021 7:20 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans
Replies: 37858
Views: 1128785

Re: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-9480879/SAGE-stop-releasing-documents-coronavirus-meetings-mark-respect-Prince-Philip.html :lol: :lol: :lol: Am I being whooshed? Why is that funny? triply funny, too? It's funny in a 'What the Actual Fcuk' sort of way. It's the sort of thing you might expec...
by ovalball
Sat Apr 17, 2021 2:03 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans
Replies: 37858
Views: 1128785

Re: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-9480879/SAGE-stop-releasing-documents-coronavirus-meetings-mark-respect-Prince-Philip.html :lol: :lol: :lol: Am I being whooshed? Why is that funny? triply funny, too? It's funny in a 'What the Actual Fcuk' sort of way. It's the sort of thing you might expec...
by ovalball
Sat Apr 17, 2021 1:18 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans
Replies: 37858
Views: 1128785

Re: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-9480879/SAGE-stop-releasing-documents-coronavirus-meetings-mark-respect-Prince-Philip.html :lol: :lol: :lol: Am I being whooshed? Why is that funny? triply funny, too? It's funny in a 'What the Actual Fcuk' sort of way. It's the sort of thing you might expec...
by ovalball
Fri Apr 16, 2021 10:21 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Derek Chauvin trial
Replies: 618
Views: 20919

Re: The Derek Chauvin trial

jdogscoop wrote: Fri Apr 16, 2021 2:25 pm Chauvin will go down for a long time, like the incompetent buffoon who shot the Australian lady who called the cops elsewhere in the US.

And deservedly so.
Don't the Defence just need one Juror to believe that there is 'reasonable doubt' ?
by ovalball
Fri Apr 16, 2021 4:18 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans
Replies: 37858
Views: 1128785

Re: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans

Which is more important, the cold War or the war on Covid? If vaccines are the magic solution then why does all of the EU not buy Russian/Chinese/Indian/Korean vaccines The Russian even let you make their one themselves, they give you the recipe. We are expected to wholeheartedly trust governments ...
by ovalball
Thu Apr 15, 2021 7:47 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Covid Vaccine
Replies: 39
Views: 1207

Re: Covid Vaccine

To answer the OP. It's to drink in pubs and go on holidays. I live for that Wow really? or sarcastic wow I had a higher estimation for you then living for just pubs and breaks (which likely involve pubs) We all like these things but they are in a very long list of likes for me and are sure as hell ...
by ovalball
Wed Apr 14, 2021 7:26 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Covid Vaccine
Replies: 39
Views: 1207

Re: Covid Vaccine

Since I already got covid and brushed it off like Taniela Tupou against a halfback, the only reason I have to take the vaccine is to protect the community. If that would even make a difference in the case of someone who has already had it. But I will happily take the vaccine if it is indeed effecti...
by ovalball
Wed Apr 14, 2021 2:56 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Death Penalty
Replies: 161
Views: 4896

Re: Death Penalty

Nieghorn wrote: Wed Apr 14, 2021 2:35 pm I was always anti- until I took a deep dive into true crime podcasts and heard all the sickening details behind premeditated murder, mass killings, etc. If it's a 100% certain they did it, fudge 'em.
But it isn't about them, it's about us.
by ovalball
Wed Apr 14, 2021 2:54 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Covid Vaccine
Replies: 39
Views: 1207

Re: Covid Vaccine

Since I already got covid and brushed it off like Taniela Tupou against a halfback, the only reason I have to take the vaccine is to protect the community. If that would even make a difference in the case of someone who has already had it. But I will happily take the vaccine if it is indeed effecti...
by ovalball
Wed Apr 14, 2021 12:49 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans
Replies: 37858
Views: 1128785

Re: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans

The economist has an interesting graph on the subject of excess deaths: https://www.economist.com/graphic-detail/coronavirus-excess-deaths-tracker Russia: 72k Covid but 425K Excess deaths :shock: Yeah - There's plenty of countries that have seriously downplayed the number of casualties.
by ovalball
Wed Apr 14, 2021 12:11 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans
Replies: 37858
Views: 1128785

Re: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans

Bahrain has a 21-day waiting list for the inactivated Sinopharm vaccine but if you want AZ it's 2 days. The people have spoken. Didn't China recently acknowledge disappointing results with their vaccine? Yes, just above 50% immunity and they are therefore looking to combine it with other vaccines m...
by ovalball
Wed Apr 14, 2021 10:49 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Death Penalty
Replies: 161
Views: 4896

Re: Death Penalty

It's also very expensive. “Using conservative rough projections, the Commission estimates the annual costs of the present system ($137 million per year), the present system after implementation of the reforms … ($232.7 million per year) … and a system which imposes a maximum penalty of lifetime inca...
by ovalball
Wed Apr 14, 2021 10:36 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Death Penalty
Replies: 161
Views: 4896

Re: Death Penalty

He world has never been less barbaric. The world is the most lawful and peace abiding it has ever been in history. The premise is wrong. The state should kill people to save money is some slippery moral slope. Apart from the personal abuse which I deleted from the quote, I agree with Bimbo. Meanwhi...
by ovalball
Wed Apr 14, 2021 10:26 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans
Replies: 37858
Views: 1128785

Re: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans

That does not come as a surprise. But why inflate the figures? Reply is to Terry Ensure lockdown compliance? We’re a rowdy lot on the sly. They are recorded as deaths within 28 days of a positive test not died of covid though many just assume the latter. This is for practical reasons rather than so...
by ovalball
Wed Apr 14, 2021 12:03 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans
Replies: 37858
Views: 1128785

Re: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans

Less tha one case per million :? I'm betting it has saved far more lives than that. The US, South Africa and European Union will temporarily stop the rollout of the Johnson & Johnson (J&J) Covid jab, after reports of rare blood clotting. Six cases were detected in more than 6.8 million doses of the ...
by ovalball
Tue Apr 13, 2021 11:57 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans
Replies: 37858
Views: 1128785

Re: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans

Oval, I have outlined the situation in Ireland already. We can, short term anyway, manage just fine without using AZ below 60. The US can and have managed without it completely. Israel, have they even used it? Norway have had 66 deaths since the beginning of March. Other countries have little to no...
by ovalball
Tue Apr 13, 2021 11:24 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans
Replies: 37858
Views: 1128785

Re: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans

Oval, I have outlined the situation in Ireland already. We can, short term anyway, manage just fine without using AZ below 60. The US can and have managed without it completely. Israel, have they even used it? Norway have had 66 deaths since the beginning of March. Other countries have little to no...
by ovalball
Tue Apr 13, 2021 10:55 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans
Replies: 37858
Views: 1128785

Re: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans

Oral contraception was not associated with an increased long term risk of death in this large UK cohort; indeed, a net benefit was apparent. The balance of risks and benefits, however, may vary globally, depending on patterns of oral contraception usage and background risk of disease. https://www.b...
by ovalball
Tue Apr 13, 2021 9:14 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans
Replies: 37858
Views: 1128785

Re: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans

Oral contraception was not associated with an increased long term risk of death in this large UK cohort; indeed, a net benefit was apparent. The balance of risks and benefits, however, may vary globally, depending on patterns of oral contraception usage and background risk of disease. https://www.b...