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by towny
Sun Jun 06, 2021 8:00 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: This Is a Champion Performance!
Replies: 80
Views: 2308

Re: This Is a Champion Performance!

Really you haven't seen this before? I've seen one who was last and on the inside. Had to cut through the traffic to beat the favourite on the outside. How much did you have on it? This horse just ran an extra 100m than most of the field and did the last 200m in the same time the others did about 1...
by towny
Sun Jun 06, 2021 8:00 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Speccie slams quisling Kiwis
Replies: 565
Views: 15769

Re: The Speccie slams quisling Kiwis

Mr Mike wrote: Sun Jun 06, 2021 12:35 am
shanky wrote: Sun Jun 06, 2021 12:33 am You know you’re winning the argument when you post opinion pieces from Chinese State Press
And the global times?
Are you serious? It’s 100% propaganda.
by towny
Sun Jun 06, 2021 7:56 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Speccie slams quisling Kiwis
Replies: 565
Views: 15769

Re: The Speccie slams quisling Kiwis

The kiwis may have finally grown a pair. This statement makes the idiot on the clip I posted look even more clueless. Going back and reading this thread from the beginning is interesting makes a few of us look a little silly. Anyway for those missed it Scummo and J Dog released a joint statement th...
by towny
Sun Jun 06, 2021 7:43 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: This Is a Champion Performance!
Replies: 80
Views: 2308

Re: This Is a Champion Performance!

If you have a Hollywood film about you…. https://youtu.be/V18ui3Rtjz4 Who has ever seen something like this in a Group 1? It’s a small field, in part because Secretariat had already belted the best 3YOs in the first 2 legs of the Triple Crown. Different version - better quality https://youtu.be/kx53...
by towny
Sun Jun 06, 2021 7:39 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: This Is a Champion Performance!
Replies: 80
Views: 2308

Re: This Is a Champion Performance!

Really you haven't seen this before? I've seen one who was last and on the inside. Had to cut through the traffic to beat the favourite on the outside. How much did you have on it? This horse just ran an extra 100m than most of the field and did the last 200m in the same time the others did about 1...
by towny
Sun Jun 06, 2021 7:33 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Am I a complete idiot thinking chicken lasagne would work?
Replies: 30
Views: 1230

Re: Am I a complete idiot thinking chicken lasagne would work?

I have it at work sometimes. It’s not amazing but edible.
Substitute basil pesto for the white sauce. No cheese- maybe bit of parmesan and Sundried tomatoes. Torn roasted Chicken pieces.
by towny
Sun Jun 06, 2021 1:11 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: G7 agree 15% minimum corporation tax
Replies: 137
Views: 3685

Re: G7 agree 15% minimum corporation tax

Double post
by towny
Sun Jun 06, 2021 1:09 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: G7 agree 15% minimum corporation tax
Replies: 137
Views: 3685

Re: G7 agree 15% minimum corporation tax

Most internet companies don’t have a site for each country. Payment is managed by Stripe or whomever. The idea that most of these companies have main bank accounts in each country that handle the cash that is generated in each is false. The internet means you don’t need to have an office or use a l...
by towny
Sun Jun 06, 2021 1:00 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The death throes of fossil fuels
Replies: 330
Views: 5877

Re: The death throes of fossil fuels

Ignoring the loon for a moment, there’s three existential reasons why I think hydrogen will be the long term fuel of the future a) hydrogen is the most abundant element in the universe b) fuel cells produce a by-product - pure water. No pollution, no restrictions on where it can be used c) it’s an ...
by towny
Sat Jun 05, 2021 10:52 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The death throes of fossil fuels
Replies: 330
Views: 5877

Re: The death throes of fossil fuels

I dare say that picking through Jeff Bezos’ trash won’t find him lying about delivering ventilators to hospitals.

Musk is a liar. He will lie about anything to get the stock price up. And be looks like a rat.
by towny
Sat Jun 05, 2021 10:47 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: G7 agree 15% minimum corporation tax
Replies: 137
Views: 3685

Re: G7 agree 15% minimum corporation tax

I was talking about Amazon, Google and Facebook wanting to retain access to the G7, so will play ball on the new regs. For instance, if they carry out production in a non complying state, they will still have to report their costs, or potentially lose licence to operate in the G7. If China or Russi...
by towny
Sat Jun 05, 2021 10:43 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: G7 agree 15% minimum corporation tax
Replies: 137
Views: 3685

Re: G7 agree 15% minimum corporation tax

Nah, its the advertiser who is actually paying something. That’s not what the tax is about. It’s to catch the Big Tech Boys, not their advertising customers or users. What ? The tax will be paid where the “profit”is made. In the case of a Facebook advert the profit is from the person Paying. How ca...
by towny
Sat Jun 05, 2021 10:36 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The death throes of fossil fuels
Replies: 330
Views: 5877

Re: The death throes of fossil fuels

Musk pumps his share price just like he pumps his Doge coins. Trump is a fat mess who probably knows what a good steak tastes like, but just because he says Trump steaks are the best doesn’t make it so. - Musk, a big holder of Bitcoin, once tweeted that Bitcoin helped reduce carbon emissions https:/...
by towny
Sat Jun 05, 2021 8:41 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: G7 agree 15% minimum corporation tax
Replies: 137
Views: 3685

Re: G7 agree 15% minimum corporation tax

That's the advertiser, eh? No, you or me. The actual gimp with the phone watching the YouTube advert in London or Wellington. That’s where Facebook pay the tax. Nah, its the advertiser who is actually paying something. That’s not what the tax is about. It’s to catch the Big Tech Boys, not their adv...
by towny
Sat Jun 05, 2021 5:35 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The death throes of fossil fuels
Replies: 330
Views: 5877

Re: The death throes of fossil fuels

So yes - from energy efficiency point of view - its better to use renewable energy to directly charge BEV whenever possible than it is ti use it to produce hydrogen to use as a fuel for FCEV. I am perfectly happy to admit that. But this is not the same thing as saying one is better than the other I...
by towny
Sat Jun 05, 2021 5:32 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: G7 agree 15% minimum corporation tax
Replies: 137
Views: 3685

Re: G7 agree 15% minimum corporation tax

I was talking about Amazon, Google and Facebook wanting to retain access to the G7, so will play ball on the new regs. For instance, if they carry out production in a non complying state, they will still have to report their costs, or potentially lose licence to operate in the G7. If China or Russi...
by towny
Sat Jun 05, 2021 5:29 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: G7 agree 15% minimum corporation tax
Replies: 137
Views: 3685

Re: G7 agree 15% minimum corporation tax

If it’s a 15% tax on where the sale is made, then is the sale made where the buyer or seller is? For example, where would the tax be applied if a Dubai based company bought an ad on Facebook that was shown to users in Australia? I’m not trying to be a pain, but I’m interested in how this would be a...
by towny
Sat Jun 05, 2021 5:28 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: COVID-19... lab or nature?
Replies: 416
Views: 12549

Re: COVID-19... lab or nature?

:(( At the mass vax centre at the Rocklea Showgrounds now. Suspicious lack of 5G cell towers in sight. Maybe not needed anymore? The lab leak is just a cover for the true story. TBH, you'll only get 4G speeds until you get the second dose :nod: :lol: :lol: That is genuinely funny shit! I’m stealing ...
by towny
Sat Jun 05, 2021 5:20 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: G7 agree 15% minimum corporation tax
Replies: 137
Views: 3685

Re: G7 agree 15% minimum corporation tax

I was talking about Amazon, Google and Facebook wanting to retain access to the G7, so will play ball on the new regs. For instance, if they carry out production in a non complying state, they will still have to report their costs, or potentially lose licence to operate in the G7. If China or Russi...
by towny
Sat Jun 05, 2021 5:16 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The death throes of fossil fuels
Replies: 330
Views: 5877

Re: The death throes of fossil fuels

By the way Mog, I don’t doubt Musk is a great entrepreneur but thinking he says and does things with the best interests of humanity at heart is extremely naive. And as for hydrogen as a fuel - except the ‘fools cells’ slogan I am yet to hear any good arguments from him on the topic. Do you mean tha...
by towny
Sat Jun 05, 2021 4:45 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The death throes of fossil fuels
Replies: 330
Views: 5877

Re: The death throes of fossil fuels

Uber is the another one - that company’s only chance to ever be profitable is autonomous operation. I know lots of really smart people that seem to think it’s around the corner, but it we’ll see nuclear fission before Johnnycab. Missy Cummins does her best to put a pin in the hype. She’s someone wh...
by towny
Sat Jun 05, 2021 2:35 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: COVID-19... lab or nature?
Replies: 416
Views: 12549

Re: COVID-19... lab or nature?

At the mass vax centre at the Rocklea Showgrounds now. Suspicious lack of 5G cell towers in sight. Maybe not needed anymore? The lab leak is just a cover for the true story. TBH, you'll only get 4G speeds until you get the second dose :nod: :lol: :lol: That is genuinely funny shit! I’m stealing tha...
by towny
Sat Jun 05, 2021 2:26 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: G7 agree 15% minimum corporation tax
Replies: 137
Views: 3685

Re: G7 agree 15% minimum corporation tax

Ted, you’re ignoring that corporations are both customer and seller. They generally pay a lot of VAT as well as collect. Yes, with all of it being paid back to them by the tax man. VAT is 100% neutral for companies. (Ignoring some short term credit costs which might occur if you have highly irregul...
by towny
Sat Jun 05, 2021 2:24 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Brutal high tackle in France... clear red
Replies: 8
Views: 1009

Re: Brutal high tackle in France... clear red

Varsity Way wrote: Sat Jun 05, 2021 2:01 pm I hope that brave officer did not get hurt.
You clearly saw that he didn’t.
Genuine courage. Great work from all involved.
by towny
Sat Jun 05, 2021 2:18 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: G7 agree 15% minimum corporation tax
Replies: 137
Views: 3685

Re: G7 agree 15% minimum corporation tax

If it’s a 15% tax on where the sale is made, then is the sale made where the buyer or seller is? For example, where would the tax be applied if a Dubai based company bought an ad on Facebook that was shown to users in Australia? I’m not trying to be a pain, but I’m interested in how this would be ap...
by towny
Sat Jun 05, 2021 8:49 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Putin Biden meeting
Replies: 46
Views: 1369

Re: The Putin Biden meeting

Russia is a piss-ant. Every hundred years or so they kick the living shit out of Europe's best. We are doomed. We’ve got a decade or so. Isn’t it their winter that does the hard work? They’ve rarely ventured west and held much for too long. Europe might be a bit soft these days so perhaps Ivan is j...
by towny
Sat Jun 05, 2021 12:22 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: COVID-19... lab or nature?
Replies: 416
Views: 12549

Re: COVID-19... lab or nature?

I remember the WHO telling us masks didn’t work in April and maybe even May. Apparently the way we caught it was from surfaces but later they told us that rarely happens - get a mask!! Or am I remembering it wrongly? 😳 In the UK, we had to wear masks in shops from the get-go (lockdown in March). No...
by towny
Fri Jun 04, 2021 11:13 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: COVID-19... lab or nature?
Replies: 416
Views: 12549

Re: COVID-19... lab or nature?

I remember the WHO telling us masks didn’t work in April and maybe even May. Apparently the way we caught it was from surfaces but later they told us that rarely happens - get a mask!!

Or am I remembering it wrongly? 😳
by towny
Fri Jun 04, 2021 10:33 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: COVID-19... lab or nature?
Replies: 416
Views: 12549

Re: COVID-19... lab or nature?

What did Taiwan have to say about the virus that was different, and why did they know more about the virus than China did? I'd not take much notice about anything the current ROC administration says. They knew what the virus was, where it came from and how it was transmitted while China was still l...
by towny
Fri Jun 04, 2021 9:04 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The death throes of fossil fuels
Replies: 330
Views: 5877

Re: The death throes of fossil fuels

Uber is the another one - that company’s only chance to ever be profitable is autonomous operation. I know lots of really smart people that seem to think it’s around the corner, but it we’ll see nuclear fission before Johnnycab. Missy Cummins does her best to put a pin in the hype. She’s someone wh...
by towny
Fri Jun 04, 2021 8:59 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Putin Biden meeting
Replies: 46
Views: 1369

Re: The Putin Biden meeting

Trolling family and spouses and family is back on limits, I see. Nope, but those that spend their time lying and trolling may end up pushing someone’s buttons - scurrying back to appeal for decency rings a bit holly from the likes pf Dozy. But still, It is not acceptable to joke about the families....
by towny
Fri Jun 04, 2021 8:47 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: AWJ vs Jake Ball
Replies: 37
Views: 2191

Re: AWJ vs Jake Ball

Apparently, the reason AWJ wasn't made captain sooner was because he was in everyone's case during training sessions...with a few started fights to keep everyone 'honest'. If that’s true than he’s a dickhead. Fights John Eales and SBW had at training = 0 Pair of benders. I’m not sure if they have 3...
by towny
Fri Jun 04, 2021 8:47 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Player feuds
Replies: 3
Views: 599

Re: Player feuds

Who wrote that? Reading that was like drinking hot beer.
by towny
Fri Jun 04, 2021 8:42 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The death throes of fossil fuels
Replies: 330
Views: 5877

Re: The death throes of fossil fuels

Uber is the another one - that company’s only chance to ever be profitable is autonomous operation. I know lots of really smart people that seem to think it’s around the corner, but it we’ll see nuclear fission before Johnnycab. Missy Cummins does her best to put a pin in the hype. She’s someone who...
by towny
Fri Jun 04, 2021 8:36 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: AWJ vs Jake Ball
Replies: 37
Views: 2191

Re: AWJ vs Jake Ball

Jeff the Bear wrote: Fri Jun 04, 2021 7:51 pm Apparently, the reason AWJ wasn't made captain sooner was because he was in everyone's case during training sessions...with a few started fights to keep everyone 'honest'.
If that’s true than he’s a dickhead. Fights John Eales and SBW had at training = 0
by towny
Fri Jun 04, 2021 8:35 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: AWJ vs Jake Ball
Replies: 37
Views: 2191

Re: AWJ vs Jake Ball

MrDominator wrote: Fri Jun 04, 2021 7:18 pm AWJ fights like a proper fanny.

Ball got much the better of that and would have battered him if the others hadn't stepped in.
Tough call. Right hand vs left with a bloke in the way.
by towny
Fri Jun 04, 2021 8:33 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: COVID-19... lab or nature?
Replies: 416
Views: 12549

Re: COVID-19... lab or nature?

I'd not take much notice about anything the current ROC administration says. They knew what the virus was, where it came from and how it was transmitted while China was still lying to the world. Remember when we were all washing our hands because that’s how the virus was transmitted? Taiwan didn’t ...
by towny
Fri Jun 04, 2021 8:28 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The death throes of fossil fuels
Replies: 330
Views: 5877

Re: The death throes of fossil fuels

The value in Tesla is in automated driving, each car is a test vehicle for that technology, it up loads everything every corner, camber, lights and how crowded pavements are back to the central hub. This is a binary bet in Tesla shares. I actually liked what you wrote, but I believe car automation,...
by towny
Fri Jun 04, 2021 6:29 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Putin Biden meeting
Replies: 46
Views: 1369

Re: The Putin Biden meeting

I thought he was the mail order bride. Ah, the racist Aussie...Asian woman equals to him....your relentless thread posting over the last few weeks show you are hunt. Bills too much...lifes failures and missed moments catching up. Sure looks that way. I'll throw someone in the aid for aus box when I...
by towny
Fri Jun 04, 2021 6:11 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: June 4th... Tiananmen Square
Replies: 66
Views: 1993

Re: June 4th... Tiananmen Square

China is becoming more democratic and the CCP are worried. It's why there's all these hardline rhetorics and paranoia about criticism from the west. They're trying to keep control of the minds of the people. But when people stop worrying about their next meal, they start thinking about basic rights...