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by handyman
Mon Jun 29, 2020 2:47 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Your favourite food
Replies: 162
Views: 3536

Re: Your favourite food

Fangle wrote:I am too uneducated to appreciate all that fine cuisine.

What I really crave is Karoo lamb chops braaied.
2nd on my list after steak and chips.
by handyman
Mon Jun 29, 2020 2:46 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Your favourite food
Replies: 162
Views: 3536

Re: Your favourite food

300 gram medium rare steak and chips.
by handyman
Mon Jun 29, 2020 9:38 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Lions SR 2020
Replies: 150
Views: 12200

Re: Lions SR 2020

What about Ruan Combrinck? https://www.news24.com/sport/rugby/...back-lionel-mapoe-and-ruan-combrinck-20200618 Do you think he will rejoin the Lions? Don't understand why he wasn't picked for the world cup. Quality player I like Combrinck, but it's tough to see him in the Bok team. Mapimpi, Nkosi a...
by handyman
Fri Jun 26, 2020 11:38 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Official Braai Thread
Replies: 7406
Views: 409781

Re: Official Braai Thread

Challenging to braai this weekend, cold and rainy weather in the forecast.

Steak tonight tho.
by handyman
Thu Jun 25, 2020 1:45 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Phew what a scorcher!
Replies: 38
Views: 2328

Re: Phew what a scorcher!

Sandstorm wrote:Fudge this! It's too hot to be sat in the spare room today driving a bloody laptop!! 31 celsius outside, probably the same in here too. :x
It's only 31 degrees for vark steaks!
by handyman
Thu Jun 25, 2020 10:53 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Coronavirus update - South Africa progress
Replies: 2457
Views: 94898

Re: Coronavirus update - South Africa progress

Any clarity on whether you can get Corona if you've had it before?
by handyman
Thu Jun 25, 2020 9:10 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Japan RWC was a massive success
Replies: 123
Views: 3552

Re: Japan RWC was a massive success

Yeah England’s demolition job on NZ in the semi was a classic in terms of strategy. The 12-point gap in the end was incredibly flattering to NZ. An Eddie Jones masterclass perfectly executed by the players. NZ was lucky to get on the scoreboard. There was a period after being utterly dominated wher...
by handyman
Thu Jun 25, 2020 7:33 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: 25 years ago
Replies: 16
Views: 1290

Re: 25 years ago

Replays of the final regularly on tv in SA. Love how with scrums and line-outs the players just get on with it. No unnecessary delays.
by handyman
Thu Jun 25, 2020 7:20 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Japan RWC was a massive success
Replies: 123
Views: 3552

Re: Japan RWC was a massive success

Probably never. We're a joke at world cups, especially Japan. That'll be a permanent embarrassment. I'm totally neutral in assessing the quality of the rest of it. Explain the boring winner? South Africa came from nowhere to win it, playing a kicking game through-out, but changing in the final to a...
by handyman
Thu Jun 25, 2020 7:16 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Japan RWC was a massive success
Replies: 123
Views: 3552

Re: Japan RWC was a massive success

Jim Lahey wrote:Yeah England’s demolition job on NZ in the semi was a classic in terms of strategy.
The 12-point gap in the end was incredibly flattering to NZ.
An Eddie Jones masterclass perfectly executed by the players. NZ was lucky to get on the scoreboard.
by handyman
Thu Jun 25, 2020 7:14 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Japan RWC was a massive success
Replies: 123
Views: 3552

Re: Japan RWC was a massive success

Probably never. We're a joke at world cups, especially Japan. That'll be a permanent embarrassment. I'm totally neutral in assessing the quality of the rest of it. Explain the boring winner? South Africa came from nowhere to win it, playing a kicking game through-out, but changing in the final to a...
by handyman
Wed Jun 24, 2020 3:05 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Japan RWC was a massive success
Replies: 123
Views: 3552

Re: Japan RWC was a massive success

Probably never. We're a joke at world cups, especially Japan. That'll be a permanent embarrassment. I'm totally neutral in assessing the quality of the rest of it. Explain the boring winner? South Africa came from nowhere to win it, playing a kicking game through-out, but changing in the final to a...
by handyman
Wed Jun 24, 2020 2:52 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Japan RWC was a massive success
Replies: 123
Views: 3552

Re: Japan RWC was a massive success

Floppykid wrote:Half the tournament cancelled, a very boring winner.
It was a decent tournament, and I'm glad for Japan, but there's been plenty better,.

2003 and 2015 both blow it out of the water.
When will the Irish win a quarter final?
by handyman
Wed Jun 24, 2020 1:35 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Bulls 2020 LIKE A PHOENIX FROM THE ASHES [maybe]
Replies: 184
Views: 9427

Re: Bulls 2020 LIKE A PHOENIX FROM THE ASHES [maybe]

Sorc al weer dronk net na lunch :lol:
by handyman
Tue Jun 23, 2020 9:09 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Coronavirus update - South Africa progress
Replies: 2457
Views: 94898

Re: Coronavirus update - South Africa progress

Sardy is a legendary poster. I formed the "brains trust" with him and Nipper, Nipper stormed out for reasons. Sardy remained in the programme. Sardy made crazy calls that paid off like backing AE. Nipper, without the "brains trust", unfortunately failed. Not surprising Sardy got the lockdown right,...
by handyman
Tue Jun 23, 2020 8:11 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Coronavirus update - South Africa progress
Replies: 2457
Views: 94898

Re: Coronavirus update - South Africa progress

Sandstorm wrote:
handyman wrote:Ox always makes a lot of sense when he's not posting about the saarks.
Ox posted that? I thought I was reading another of Sard’s moans about the lockdown.
Can't compare Ox to tards. Ox does not change his opinion every 5 minutes when his wife tells him to.
by handyman
Tue Jun 23, 2020 7:20 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: AB De Villiers goooooooooooone
Replies: 37
Views: 3805

Re: AB De Villiers goooooooooooone

I'm not saying he's the best cricket player ever, but when AB walked out to bat, you got bums on seats and eyes on screens. He was not going to die wondering, the bowlers knew he was going to place the pressure back on them. Karen Zoid ask him about his popular in India. He open an Instragram accou...
by handyman
Tue Jun 23, 2020 7:19 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Coronavirus update - South Africa progress
Replies: 2457
Views: 94898

Re: Coronavirus update - South Africa progress

Ox always makes a lot of sense when he's not posting about the saarks.
by handyman
Mon Jun 22, 2020 9:36 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: AB De Villiers goooooooooooone
Replies: 37
Views: 3805

Re: AB De Villiers goooooooooooone

sorCrer wrote:
Bindi wrote:Average test player, but pretty decent in the shorter forms. Top 5 in the last decade maybe.
Average at 50.66 in 114 games and 222 catches? :shock:
Only a Blou Bul that will be caught by that rancid bait.
by handyman
Mon Jun 22, 2020 8:36 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: AB De Villiers goooooooooooone
Replies: 37
Views: 3805

Re: AB De Villiers goooooooooooone

I'm not saying he's the best cricket player ever, but when AB walked out to bat, you got bums on seats and eyes on screens. He was not going to die wondering, the bowlers knew he was going to place the pressure back on them.
by handyman
Fri Jun 19, 2020 7:18 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: New Zealand ******g idiots
Replies: 114
Views: 5573

Re: New Zealand ******g idiots

How could they let this happen?
by handyman
Fri Jun 19, 2020 7:18 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Coronavirus update - South Africa progress
Replies: 2457
Views: 94898

Re: Coronavirus update - South Africa progress

OomPB wrote:Got the good news my contract will be extended, 40% pay cut. How blessed can one be.
Good news oom. Hopefully the salary will pick up soon.
by handyman
Thu Jun 18, 2020 9:33 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Coronavirus update - South Africa progress
Replies: 2457
Views: 94898

Re: Coronavirus update - South Africa progress

Do you recon an abusive husband/father would quit beating his wife/kids if he's not on the piss? I'm not a specialist but my understanding is that it's a behavioural thing. The grog probably enhances it but I don't think it's the cause. My wife had an abusive prick of a father and her first husband...
by handyman
Thu Jun 18, 2020 7:11 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Official Braai Thread
Replies: 7406
Views: 409781

Re: Official Braai Thread

Pat the Ex Mat wrote:
Average Joe wrote:Fillet is a bit to lean for me. Rump has a better fat to meat ratio.
Rump is much more flavoursome than Fillet.
True, but sometimes it's lovely to braai a fillet and it's so soft it melts in your mouth. Good with a mushroom sauce.
by handyman
Wed Jun 17, 2020 10:27 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Official Braai Thread
Replies: 7406
Views: 409781

Re: Official Braai Thread

kiwinoz wrote:
handyman wrote:Oxtail potjie Saturday.
Ribs and eland steak Sunday.

Another horrible weekend in sunny South Africa :thumbup:
But was there any water for the ice?
Plenty boet :thumbup:
by handyman
Wed Jun 17, 2020 9:44 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Official Braai Thread
Replies: 7406
Views: 409781

Re: Official Braai Thread

Had a few days off.

Saturday : Pork neck chops
Sunday : Lamb chops
Monday : Steak
Tuesday : Chicken thighs and drums
by handyman
Wed Jun 17, 2020 9:42 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Drought in South Africa
Replies: 245
Views: 16229

Re: Drought in South Africa

assfly wrote:
Big Nipper wrote:Had about 20mm rain overnight in PE, together with 85mm measured in the last week of May

We need a huge winter rain season, otherwise we will be close to day zero
I thought you'd come on here to tell us that the snow was too white.
Gold!
by handyman
Thu Jun 11, 2020 1:06 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Coronavirus update - South Africa progress
Replies: 2457
Views: 94898

Re: Coronavirus update - South Africa progress

I never got that. The Sharks boys are ready and raring to go...its only thr softcock unions that need to get their players fit. Care to share where you got this bit of insider knowledge from? It's sards. The man who at the start of covid had a whole process of getting out of his work clothes in the...
by handyman
Thu Jun 11, 2020 12:39 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Coronavirus update - South Africa progress
Replies: 2457
Views: 94898

Re: Coronavirus update - South Africa progress

Let's hope our players make sure they're fit before playing. These games will be high impact, saffer derbies are physical.
by handyman
Thu Jun 11, 2020 12:15 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Drought in South Africa
Replies: 245
Views: 16229

Re: Drought in South Africa

OomPB wrote:Hectic winter rains & snow since yesterday.
Lot's of snow in the Boland. Also about 15mm of rain last night.
by handyman
Thu Jun 11, 2020 9:01 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Marmite gooooone.....................
Replies: 36
Views: 1783

Re: Marmite gooooone.....................

Marmite and cheese on a toasty is the food of kings.
by handyman
Wed Jun 10, 2020 1:20 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Coronavirus update - South Africa progress
Replies: 2457
Views: 94898

Re: Coronavirus update - South Africa progress

I was supposed to be going to Italy next year but that is looking to be off the table at the moment and I have moved my plans to 2022. My son's one way ticket from The Philippines to SA was R32 000. It may be a while before there is enough competition and commercial viability to bring the cost of f...
by handyman
Wed Jun 10, 2020 12:21 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Coronavirus update - South Africa progress
Replies: 2457
Views: 94898

Re: Coronavirus update - South Africa progress

Foreign travel does not have to be expensive. A few years back the wife and I went on an all inclusive holiday to Zanzibar for 7 days for under R 30k for the both of us. Mauritius will set you back about R 40k for 2. As you can see, I like island/beach holidays 8) Yeah, we've all seen your wife's I...
by handyman
Wed Jun 10, 2020 12:19 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Coronavirus update - South Africa progress
Replies: 2457
Views: 94898

Re: Coronavirus update - South Africa progress

Foreign travel does not have to be expensive. A few years back the wife and I went on an all inclusive holiday to Zanzibar for 7 days for under R 30k for the both of us. Mauritius will set you back about R 40k for 2.

As you can see, I like island/beach holidays 8)
by handyman
Wed Jun 10, 2020 12:15 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Coronavirus update - South Africa progress
Replies: 2457
Views: 94898

Re: Coronavirus update - South Africa progress

Give yourself an uppercut. I can't stand such self pity. You are a keyboard warrior dude. Us foot soldiers will put our best foot forward and confront the enemy for you. I'm saving as much as possible to try and help our friends and family that aren't as lucky, and hopefully once all this has blown...
by handyman
Tue Jun 09, 2020 2:00 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Your favourite South African music?
Replies: 156
Views: 5487

Re: Your favourite South African music?

Nipper just hates his own people so much he cant help himself. He's constantly apologizing for the actions/thoughts/mentality/attitude of his countrymen. It seems the poor guy is experiencing his life on the internet, in the company of his compatriots, as one big embarrassment. Strange why he's sti...
by handyman
Tue Jun 09, 2020 1:41 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Bulls 2020 LIKE A PHOENIX FROM THE ASHES [maybe]
Replies: 184
Views: 9427

Re: Bulls 2020 LIKE A PHOENIX FROM THE ASHES [maybe]

Actually HM was not that bad during the last few years when the Bulls became so dominant, as i recall most of those seasons they tended to end top or close to the top in try scoring. But they did use their pack to deadly effect. Guys like Habana and even the centers like Olivier scored truckloads o...
by handyman
Tue Jun 09, 2020 1:37 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Wibble Rugby explains what Jones did to NZ
Replies: 24
Views: 1923

Re: Wibble Rugby explains what Jones did to NZ

mr bungle wrote:Such is the nature of a World Cup. No one gives them much creedence unless the dominant team of the past 3-4 seasons wins like England in '03, and the All Blacks x3.
In your world maybe. It's the pinnacle of rugby.
by handyman
Tue Jun 09, 2020 1:36 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Wibble Rugby explains what Jones did to NZ
Replies: 24
Views: 1923

Re: Wibble Rugby explains what Jones did to NZ

If New Zealand had somehow managed to have progressed to the final, they would have walked all over a South African team defunct of any real tactical prowess apart from, box kick, win penalty, high ball, hope for a mistake, scrum. https://media.giphy.com/media/11aitZSSRhHYuQ/200.gif :? They did bea...