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by Mog The Almighty
Wed Apr 14, 2021 7:54 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Death Penalty
Replies: 161
Views: 4822

Re: Death Penalty

I think there should be the death penalty, for the most severe crimes, and only if guilt is totally unquestionable. Not as a punishment or deterrent either, as I really don't think the people that commit the kind of crimes we're talking about actually care too much. It seems to me that the original ...
by Mog The Almighty
Tue Apr 13, 2021 3:08 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Investing
Replies: 127
Views: 3416

Re: Investing

Mog, you do realise which companies own an awful lot of green tech & capacity don’t you ? It’s oil companies like Bp who buy up projects and firms left right and centre like Lightsource, chargemaster etc. They own 70% of the worlds green tech (annoyingly can’t find the source of this ) yet spend ab...
by Mog The Almighty
Tue Apr 13, 2021 3:05 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Training Thread - all aspects of fitness and health
Replies: 26100
Views: 1185767

Re: The Training Thread - all aspects of fitness and health

mr flaps wrote: Tue Apr 13, 2021 2:35 pm Log press from my comp. managed 11 reps with 200lbs/91kg. Little disappointed with that, I’ve strict pressed that for 10 out of the rack.

https://youtu.be/xtRxUl2tIPE
Impressive!
by Mog The Almighty
Tue Apr 13, 2021 3:03 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Training Thread - all aspects of fitness and health
Replies: 26100
Views: 1185767

Re: The Training Thread - all aspects of fitness and health

mr flaps wrote: Sun Apr 11, 2021 4:41 pm Car deadlift from my comp yesterday. Ended up tied for second after 5 events and had to do a last man standing keg clean and press which bumped me into third. I’d never done that event before and it was 7 minutes of hell before I tapped out.

https://youtu.be/xdrwFre3gmI
:shock:
by Mog The Almighty
Tue Apr 13, 2021 2:58 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Investing
Replies: 127
Views: 3416

Re: Investing

If I've understood your point: your decision to invest is based on a belief that investment is self-evidently socially necessary and for that reason you probably won't be backing a lame horse provided you've spread your money around a bit. My reasoning is fairly simple. It is that usually, once it ...
by Mog The Almighty
Tue Apr 13, 2021 1:46 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Investing
Replies: 127
Views: 3416

Re: Investing

If I've understood your point: your decision to invest is based on a belief that investment is self-evidently socially necessary and for that reason you probably won't be backing a lame horse provided you've spread your money around a bit. My reasoning is fairly simple. It is that usually, once it ...
by Mog The Almighty
Tue Apr 13, 2021 12:19 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Investing
Replies: 127
Views: 3416

Re: Investing

If I've understood your point: your decision to invest is based on a belief that investment is self-evidently socially necessary and for that reason you probably won't be backing a lame horse provided you've spread your money around a bit. My reasoning is fairly simple. It is that usually, once it ...
by Mog The Almighty
Tue Apr 13, 2021 10:53 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Investing
Replies: 127
Views: 3416

Re: Investing

I hold the view that the stock market is more or less gambling. Nobody really knows what they're doing, although some people make a good living from dressing up in suites and pretending they do. One pretty safe gamble is to invest in green energy, and I have done that, and heavily. The logic behind...
by Mog The Almighty
Tue Apr 13, 2021 10:47 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Investing
Replies: 127
Views: 3416

Re: Investing

I hold the view that the stock market is more or less gambling. Nobody really knows what they're doing, although some people make a good living from dressing up in suites and pretending they do. One pretty safe gamble is to invest in green energy, and I have done that, and heavily. The logic behind...
by Mog The Almighty
Tue Apr 13, 2021 10:10 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Investing
Replies: 127
Views: 3416

Re: Investing

bimboman wrote: Tue Apr 13, 2021 9:34 am Mog , you’re right about “green” investment just for all the wrong reasons .
:roll: Sure they're the wrong reasons.
by Mog The Almighty
Tue Apr 13, 2021 9:18 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Investing
Replies: 127
Views: 3416

Re: Investing

I hold the view that the stock market is more or less gambling. Nobody really knows what they're doing, although some people make a good living from dressing up in suites and pretending they do. One pretty safe gamble is to invest in green energy, and I have done that, and heavily. The logic behind ...
by Mog The Almighty
Tue Apr 13, 2021 9:03 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Wallabies 2021 OFFICIAL thread
Replies: 530
Views: 11545

Re: Wallabies 2021 OFFICIAL thread

We all know Mog knows more than Brad Thorn... I don't think Petaia is overrated. His performances back that up. It's just that there are also a lot of performances where he tries to do too much and stuffs everything up. He'll be fine. He has masses of raw talent. But his rugby brain is t there. He ...
by Mog The Almighty
Tue Apr 13, 2021 8:27 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Wallabies 2021 OFFICIAL thread
Replies: 530
Views: 11545

Re: Wallabies 2021 OFFICIAL thread

Whatever.

It's a completely reasonable observation. You think he's lived up to the hype? Fine. Think that if you want.

I'm sick of having a dick-measuring competition on PR over every comment.
by Mog The Almighty
Mon Apr 12, 2021 10:08 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Wallabies 2021 OFFICIAL thread
Replies: 530
Views: 11545

Re: Wallabies 2021 OFFICIAL thread

Petaia is the most over-rated player in Australian rugby at this moment . And quite frankly, has been since he first "burst onto the scene". I hope he comes good and lives up to the hype, I really do. It's not about being right or wrong, it's about the facts. I want him to be a world-dominating supe...
by Mog The Almighty
Mon Apr 12, 2021 1:38 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Prince Philip Gone
Replies: 442
Views: 13849

Re: Prince Philip Gone

Hunter and conservationalist https://www.thesouthafrican.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/04/gettyimages-3164584-594x594-1-1200x858.jpg.webp That doesn't mean shit. Firslty, that was a very different time. Posting some photo from seventy years ago means squat. Secondly, most hunters are conservationists...
by Mog The Almighty
Mon Apr 12, 2021 10:50 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Prince Philip Gone
Replies: 442
Views: 13849

Re: Prince Philip Gone

Hunter and conservationalist https://www.thesouthafrican.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/04/gettyimages-3164584-594x594-1-1200x858.jpg.webp That doesn't mean shit. Firslty, that was a very different time. Posting some photo from seventy years ago means squat. Secondly, most hunters are conservationists...
by Mog The Almighty
Sun Apr 11, 2021 12:21 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Prince Philip Gone
Replies: 442
Views: 13849

Re: Prince Philip Gone

Culling or making a sport of it and celebrating it It seems to me (given only a day's research, I concede) that he, and his son Charles, are both legitimate environmentalists and conservationists that have done far more good than harm and far more good than any of us. That's the bottom line no matt...
by Mog The Almighty
Sun Apr 11, 2021 12:19 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The things you do ... getting old #274
Replies: 46
Views: 2217

Re: The things you do ... getting old #274

Bullshit. Until you're 60 years old you've got no idea about what it is to be 60 years old. Sitting there telling me that feeling my age is down to me not looking after myself is just jaw flapping crap. F**k you. Get old and then tell me about it. Obviously I didn't say that your "age" is down to "...
by Mog The Almighty
Sun Apr 11, 2021 12:17 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Prince Philip Gone
Replies: 442
Views: 13849

Re: Prince Philip Gone

Hunter and conservationalist https://www.thesouthafrican.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/04/gettyimages-3164584-594x594-1-1200x858.jpg.webp That doesn't mean shit. Firslty, that was a very different time. Posting some photo from seventy years ago means squat. Secondly, most hunters are conservationists...
by Mog The Almighty
Sun Apr 11, 2021 12:11 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The things you do ... getting old #274
Replies: 46
Views: 2217

Re: The things you do ... getting old #274

As usual, Mog talks shit about something he knows nothing about. What I said is bang on the money and I know plenty about it you douchebag. I just find young guys in their 30s and 40s, even their 50s, complaining about "old age" a bit pathetic tbh. Its a pet peeve. Wait until you're 80 mofo. But wh...
by Mog The Almighty
Sun Apr 11, 2021 9:05 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The things you do ... getting old #274
Replies: 46
Views: 2217

Re: The things you do ... getting old #274

Well, obviously. That wasn't the point I was making. The point was its too young to be complaining about being old. And if one does feel that way then it's most probably because they need to look after themselves a bit better. As usual, Mog talks shit about something he knows nothing about. What I ...
by Mog The Almighty
Sat Apr 10, 2021 5:44 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The things you do ... getting old #274
Replies: 46
Views: 2217

Re: The things you do ... getting old #274

Well, obviously. That wasn't the point I was making. The point was its too young to be complaining about being old. And if one does feel that way then it's most probably because they need to look after themselves a bit better. As usual, Mog talks shit about something he knows nothing about. What I ...
by Mog The Almighty
Fri Apr 09, 2021 9:35 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Prince Philip Gone
Replies: 442
Views: 13849

Re: Prince Philip Gone

I just read in the Sydney Morning Herald that he was a passionate environment conservationist. He just went up about 10 notches in my book. So he wouldn’t be attending the Cup? “Nothing but another bloody horse race,” snorted the duke, safely out of earshot of the horse-race loving Queen. Besides, ...
by Mog The Almighty
Fri Apr 09, 2021 8:43 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Prince Philip Gone
Replies: 442
Views: 13849

Re: Prince Philip Gone

haunch wrote: Fri Apr 09, 2021 8:15 pm Image

:proud:
:lol:
by Mog The Almighty
Fri Apr 09, 2021 8:11 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Wind in the Willows
Replies: 9
Views: 527

Re: The Wind in the Willows

Ha. Odd. Well the author is certainly a poet in any case despite the juvenile subject matter.
by Mog The Almighty
Fri Apr 09, 2021 7:41 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Wind in the Willows
Replies: 9
Views: 527

The Wind in the Willows

I have memories as a small child of my mum reading me this book and wanting to see all the pictures. I completely forgot about it until I found a copy collecting dust in my girlfriend's mum's collection, and thought I'd pick it up and read the first page just out of curiosity. From there I couldn't ...
by Mog The Almighty
Fri Apr 09, 2021 3:28 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Prince Philip Gone
Replies: 442
Views: 13849

Re: Prince Philip Gone

I just read in the Sydney Morning Herald that he was a passionate environment conservationist. He just went up about 10 notches in my book. So he wouldn’t be attending the Cup? “Nothing but another bloody horse race,” snorted the duke, safely out of earshot of the horse-race loving Queen. Besides, s...
by Mog The Almighty
Fri Apr 09, 2021 3:14 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Prince Philip Gone
Replies: 442
Views: 13849

Re: Prince Philip Gone

In memory of the great man it is fitting to quote him “Do you still throw spears at each other?” A question to an Indigenous elder during a Royal visit to Australia in 2002. “If you stay here much longer, you’ll all be slitty-eyed.” To a British exchange student studying in China. “It looks as if i...
by Mog The Almighty
Fri Apr 09, 2021 3:10 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Prince Philip Gone
Replies: 442
Views: 13849

Re: Prince Philip Gone

250 engagements a year, for 60 years Being nice to people when you’re not obviously a sociable person. Cameras and microphones recording your every dumb ass comment. You’d hate it. Pretty sure that out of the billions of people who have existed on this planet over the past 100,000 odd years, rought...
by Mog The Almighty
Fri Apr 09, 2021 3:02 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Prince Philip Gone
Replies: 442
Views: 13849

Re: Prince Philip Gone

This is a geuniue question, I'm not trying to be snarky. What did he actually do that apparently commands so much respect from some people? To me it seems he lived a life of ultimate privilidge before dying in silk sheets at 99. I mean, RIP and all, but really, may we all be so lucky. 250 engagemen...
by Mog The Almighty
Fri Apr 09, 2021 1:10 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Prince Philip Gone
Replies: 442
Views: 13849

Re: Prince Philip Gone

This is a geuniue question, I'm not trying to be snarky. What did he actually do that apparently commands so much respect from some people? To me it seems he lived a life of ultimate privilidge before dying in silk sheets at 99. I mean, RIP and all, but really, may we all be so lucky. 250 engagemen...
by Mog The Almighty
Fri Apr 09, 2021 12:58 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Prince Philip Gone
Replies: 442
Views: 13849

Re: Prince Philip Gone

This is a geuniue question, I'm not trying to be snarky.

What did he actually do that apparently commands so much respect from some people?

To me it seems he lived a life of ultimate privilidge before dying in silk sheets at 99. I mean, RIP and all, but really, may we all be so lucky.
by Mog The Almighty
Fri Apr 09, 2021 12:49 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The things you do ... getting old #274
Replies: 46
Views: 2217

Re: The things you do ... getting old #274

Getting old is for pussies. I just went to the gym and blasted 30 minutes cardio followed by heavy squats followed by hack squats and then lunges. Now I'm going for an after work-out beer like a 22 year old. And I played rugby for 20 years and just had corona. You guys 35-to-60 years old making exc...
by Mog The Almighty
Fri Apr 09, 2021 9:25 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: quitting the bottle today
Replies: 3797
Views: 315693

Re: quitting the bottle today

This is a very interesting and enlightening thread and kudos to you guys, and Kiwias especially for being there for each other. It's part of PR that one rarely sees. I wish all the best for all of you. I have drunk too much in the past, but I consider myself "lucky" in a way that as I get older, han...
by Mog The Almighty
Fri Apr 09, 2021 7:24 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Have you tested positive for COVID-19?
Replies: 48
Views: 1999

Re: Have you tested positive for COVID-19?

TheFrog wrote: Thu Apr 08, 2021 11:33 pm Some people believe COVID doesn't kill and that we are being served lies.

Could you please start another poll asking posters whether any of them died of COVID. We'll soon know if we are being lied to.
:lol:
by Mog The Almighty
Fri Apr 09, 2021 7:23 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Have you tested positive for COVID-19?
Replies: 48
Views: 1999

Re: Have you tested positive for COVID-19?

Tested negative a couple of weeks ago - unsurprisngly since I've been shielding for most of the last year. Had an absolute stinker of a cold just before Covid 1st took off in the UK but haven't haven't even had a sniffle since then. Had my 1st shot of AZ about 2 months ago and I'm no longer on Immu...
by Mog The Almighty
Fri Apr 09, 2021 7:20 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: 6:2 split
Replies: 33
Views: 1407

Re: 6:2 split

Its a gamble, but hopefully its data driven. I'm also seeing 9s play on the wing late in games to open up the 6-2 opportunity. This year I've seen Frank Lomani, Isaac Fines and Tate McDermott spend time on the wing. Lomani is more than capable in the wing and has played there plenty. McDermott was ...
by Mog The Almighty
Fri Apr 09, 2021 7:17 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The things you do ... getting old #274
Replies: 46
Views: 2217

Re: The things you do ... getting old #274

Getting old is for pussies. I just went to the gym and blasted 30 minutes cardio followed by heavy squats followed by hack squats and then lunges. Now I'm going for an after work-out beer like a 22 year old. And I played rugby for 20 years and just had corona. You guys 35-to-60 years old making exc...
by Mog The Almighty
Fri Apr 09, 2021 7:13 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The things you do ... getting old #274
Replies: 46
Views: 2217

Re: The things you do ... getting old #274

Getting old is for pussies. I just went to the gym and blasted 30 minutes cardio followed by heavy squats followed by hack squats and then lunges. Now I'm going for an after work-out beer like a 22 year old. And I played rugby for 20 years and just had corona. You guys 35-to-60 years old making exc...
by Mog The Almighty
Thu Apr 08, 2021 6:34 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The things you do ... getting old #274
Replies: 46
Views: 2217

Re: The things you do ... getting old #274

Damn. Hopefully there will be one...