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by Dark
Sun Jul 11, 2021 5:57 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: If you could bring back 1 singer.....
Replies: 190
Views: 4456

Re: If you could bring back 1 singer.....

Can't beliee I missed Glen Campbell.
by Dark
Sun Jul 11, 2021 5:55 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: If you could bring back 1 singer.....
Replies: 190
Views: 4456

Re: If you could bring back 1 singer.....

RuggaBugga wrote: Sun Jul 11, 2021 5:33 am That's shite but I was referring to your radio logic...
My radio logic was a bit dim to be honest and I apologise.

Radio, well most, just play what is current and usually shit.
by Dark
Sun Jul 11, 2021 5:29 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: If you could bring back 1 singer.....
Replies: 190
Views: 4456

Re: If you could bring back 1 singer.....

Yeah but still... Anyway you called The Doors dull so get f**ked plum... A bit of realism. Morrison doing the singing poetry shit and going on about fvcking his mum was absolute shite. Yeah but you think The Beatles were a boy band and Elvis was shit so that's basically validation of their greatnes...
by Dark
Sun Jul 11, 2021 5:17 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: NZ Politics Thread
Replies: 37040
Views: 1835234

Re: NZ Politics Thread

Muttonbirds wrote: Sun Jul 11, 2021 5:02 am ^ :lol:

Staggering lack of self-awareness from easily the dumbest poster on the forum, by some margin.
Do you think we are still front of the queue Mutton?

Even Hipkins has admitted he was talking bollocks

How is the dropping the numbers of child poverty going for Ardern?
by Dark
Sun Jul 11, 2021 5:14 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: If you could bring back 1 singer.....
Replies: 190
Views: 4456

Re: If you could bring back 1 singer.....

Name some in rock/pop music. Van Morrison, Bob Dylan, Leonard Cohen, Neil Young, Thurston Moore/Lee Ranaldo, Ira Kaplan/Georgia Hubley, David Bowie, Deerhoof, Ry Cooder. Paul Simon, Robbie Robertson, BB King, Muddy Waters, Ray Charles. fudge, its hard to think of someone really decent who lost it. ...
by Dark
Sun Jul 11, 2021 4:17 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: NZ Politics Thread
Replies: 37040
Views: 1835234

Re: NZ Politics Thread

Absolute shite from National Party embedded journalist, Tracey Watkins. She parrots the bizarre claim made this week by former Mr Break-It, Steven Joyce, who stated the government was determined to return to the Muldoon era and a closed economy. Al the right wing nut job journalists have been at ov...
by Dark
Sun Jul 11, 2021 3:03 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: NZ Politics Thread
Replies: 37040
Views: 1835234

Re: NZ Politics Thread

Eugenius wrote: Sun Jul 11, 2021 1:15 am Unhinged .

Interesting.

So you don't find Winston's two Wongs don't make a white or the asiany sounding names frantic search a bir distasteful Eug'?

Cool.Shows Labour supporters are racist xenophobes, but cool.

At least you wear it like a badge
by Dark
Sun Jul 11, 2021 2:59 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: If you could bring back 1 singer.....
Replies: 190
Views: 4456

Re: If you could bring back 1 singer.....

Most great musos seem to peak in their 20’s. Great artists have it through their whole lives. Name some in rock/pop music. Van Morrison, Bob Dylan, Leonard Cohen, Neil Young, Thurston Moore/Lee Ranaldo, Ira Kaplan/Georgia Hubley, David Bowie, Deerhoof, Ry Cooder. Paul Simon, Robbie Robertson, BB Ki...
by Dark
Sun Jul 11, 2021 12:56 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Peak cool singing voice - Dude
Replies: 50
Views: 2219

Re: Peak cool singing voice - Dude

Nieghorn wrote: Sun Jul 11, 2021 12:50 am
Dark wrote: Sat Jul 10, 2021 11:23 am
Monk Zombie wrote: Sat Jul 10, 2021 10:59 am Michael Stipe
That is actually a valid pick
No it isn't! ;)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g9ES2rmibvA
Mate. You can't deny this is a fairly cool voice

8)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j12kusJqDQs

Admittedly a tad too Jello Biafra'ish
by Dark
Sun Jul 11, 2021 12:22 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: NZ Politics Thread
Replies: 37040
Views: 1835234

Re: NZ Politics Thread

They always say New Zealand is 50 years behind. In this case just a few years but finally the culture wars have arrived. National Party MP Chris Spenk talks to extreme right wing nut job, Peta Credlin, on the extreme right wing Murdoch news channel, Sky News. https://www.newshub.co.nz/home/politics...
by Dark
Sat Jul 10, 2021 11:53 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Peak cool singing voice - Dude
Replies: 50
Views: 2219

Re: Peak cool singing voice - Dude

Blondie was always a bit of a winner.

And the hot chick from Transvision Vamp

(Don't post a current picture. Know what she has turned into, and still want to remember hot when I was a kid)
by Dark
Sat Jul 10, 2021 11:32 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Peak cool singing voice - Dude
Replies: 50
Views: 2219

Re: Peak cool singing voice - Dude

Mentioned it in the past, but if we are talking chicks my fav is and always will be Minnie Riperton. Apparently 4 octaves as well. From Wiki "American singer-songwriter best known for her 1975 single "Lovin' You" and her four octave D3 to F#7 coloratura soprano range.[6] She is also widely known for...
by Dark
Sat Jul 10, 2021 11:58 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Peak cool singing voice - Dude
Replies: 50
Views: 2219

Re: Peak cool singing voice - Dude

The Stereophonics thread got me thinking. I am not talking best talent/most range etc, or every one would just post Freddie. I am talking coolest For me some David Bowie - By a fair bit Chris Cornell Kelly Jones Neil Diamond - Would probably also be a player for best song writer Michael Hutchence W...
by Dark
Sat Jul 10, 2021 11:23 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Peak cool singing voice - Dude
Replies: 50
Views: 2219

Re: Peak cool singing voice - Dude

Monk Zombie wrote: Sat Jul 10, 2021 10:59 am Michael Stipe
That is actually a valid pick
by Dark
Sat Jul 10, 2021 7:45 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Peak cool singing voice - Dude
Replies: 50
Views: 2219

Re: Peak cool singing voice - Dude

trapper wrote: Sat Jul 10, 2021 7:31 am The only answer is Elvis… :nod:
Mate. Bit pissed uncle sings at sisters wedding

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9OIfoDS ... KcRCv8vKfN
by Dark
Sat Jul 10, 2021 7:08 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Peak cool singing voice - Dude
Replies: 50
Views: 2219

Re: Peak cool singing voice - Dude

sorCrer wrote: Sat Jul 10, 2021 6:59 am David Bowie was broadly a shite singer. :thumbup:
The thread isn't about range etc. It is just cool voice

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uMQb9LCNGxs
by Dark
Sat Jul 10, 2021 6:27 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Peak cool singing voice - Dude
Replies: 50
Views: 2219

Re: Peak cool singing voice - Dude

The Stereophonics thread got me thinking. I am not talking best talent/most range etc, or every one would just post Freddie. I am talking coolest For me some David Bowie - By a fair bit Chris Cornell Kelly Jones Neil Diamond - Would probably also be a player for best song writer Michael Hutchence W...
by Dark
Sat Jul 10, 2021 5:41 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: If you could bring back 1 singer.....
Replies: 190
Views: 4456

Re: If you could bring back 1 singer.....

Hey Hey My My.... Bowie though he had a good run and produced music for a long time so it’s not like we missed out from an early passing but he was cool as fudge so I’d have him back. Morrison, LA woman was an absolute banger of an album so there was no evidence they were done producing great music...
by Dark
Sat Jul 10, 2021 5:19 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: NZ Politics Thread
Replies: 37040
Views: 1835234

Re: NZ Politics Thread

Muttonbirds wrote: Fri Jul 09, 2021 9:48 am 55% in preferred PM ratings. Decent people trust her.
Pretty good.

Maybe one day she can replicate Key's levels
by Dark
Sat Jul 10, 2021 5:07 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: If you could bring back 1 singer.....
Replies: 190
Views: 4456

Re: If you could bring back 1 singer.....

Whitney Houston and Delores O'Riordan with more votes and Amy Winehouse equal to Jim Morrison :uhoh: This place is f**ked. This is about singers. Winehouse was a far better singer than Morrison, especially live. The thread is about what singer people would choose to bring back not who is subjective...
by Dark
Sat Jul 10, 2021 3:56 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Wheel of Time (Amazon Series)
Replies: 39
Views: 2120

Re: The Wheel of Time (Amazon Series)

Seems like it will premier on Amazon later this year, think season 1 will be 6 episodes. Edit: looks like each episode will be about 1 hr. link is to IMDB and has the cast: https://www.imdb.com/title/tt7462410/?ref_=fn_al_tt_1 Thoughts? Not sure how it will translate to TV. The series had 13 books,...
by Dark
Sat Jul 10, 2021 3:46 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Hands up who misses Whitney Houston
Replies: 67
Views: 1889

Re: Hands up who misses Whitney Houston

TBF Whitney had some singing skills

Ithink she still would have made it on her own if she were new now.

Which is an interesting comparison to say Elvis, who wouldn't.
by Dark
Fri Jul 09, 2021 12:32 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: NZ Transgender Weightlifter Cleared to Compete by the IOC
Replies: 867
Views: 35743

Re: NZ Transgender Weightlifter Cleared to Compete by the IOC

Given she is a dude, she probably has another 2 Olympics to keep doing it. Dude she identifies as she/her. Please show some respect. And that is where I draw the line. I don't care what he identifies as, why should it overwrite what I identify him as just because he can't accept what gender he was ...
by Dark
Fri Jul 09, 2021 12:14 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: NZ Politics Thread
Replies: 37040
Views: 1835234

Re: NZ Politics Thread

55% in preferred PM ratings. Decent people trust her. Come on Muttons Your not the thickest dude in the world evven if you have the political leanings of a 16 year old. You must have seen the embarrassing interviews with her lackof understanding of her own new hate speech law. It was cringey as,
by Dark
Fri Jul 09, 2021 12:09 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: NZ Transgender Weightlifter Cleared to Compete by the IOC
Replies: 867
Views: 35743

Re: NZ Transgender Weightlifter Cleared to Compete by the IOC

Ages of qualifiers for the women's +87 kg class ----------------------------------------------- Li Wenwen (CHN) - 21 Sarah Robles (USA) - 32 Lee Seon-mi (KOR) - 20 Verónica Saladín (DOM) - 29 Emily Campbell (GBR) - 27 Nurul Akmal (IDN) - 28 Laurel Hubbard (NZ) - 43 Charisma Amoe-Tarrant (AUS) - 22 ...
by Dark
Fri Jul 09, 2021 9:40 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: NZ Politics Thread
Replies: 37040
Views: 1835234

Re: NZ Politics Thread

Down the rabbit hole with you. You've gone full Leighton Smith/Breitbart/Alt-right lunatic status there. :lol: What? She likes to call people Comrade lots and hates free speech (Well tbf given the interviews, just doesn't know what her own ne hate speech law means) and wants to jailpeople for longe...
by Dark
Fri Jul 09, 2021 9:22 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: If you could bring back 1 singer.....
Replies: 190
Views: 4456

Re: If you could bring back 1 singer.....

Yup Sam Cooke wrote MOR songs that would only be played on RelaxFM now and Soul music is similarly wank :lol: And none of those soul singers wrote their own songs?!!? :shock: :lol: Aretha Gladys Knight Roberta Flack They'd be in a girl band now probs I think out of them Aretha would have made it st...
by Dark
Fri Jul 09, 2021 8:42 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: NZ Transgender Weightlifter Cleared to Compete by the IOC
Replies: 867
Views: 35743

Re: NZ Transgender Weightlifter Cleared to Compete by the IOC

So AC.

Are you saying Hubbard has turned from a biological male into a biological female by taking some hormone inhibitors, and if she has had the op' had her dick turned inside out and rammed into her genital area to vaguely look like a vaginal cavity?
by Dark
Fri Jul 09, 2021 8:39 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: NZ Transgender Weightlifter Cleared to Compete by the IOC
Replies: 867
Views: 35743

Re: NZ Transgender Weightlifter Cleared to Compete by the IOC

Given she is a dude, she probably has another 2 Olympics to keep doing it. Dude she identifies as she/her. Please show some respect. I did. I even called a bilogical male who has decided their fuzzy internal self determined identity, which is the vague term "gender" is a woman, which I really don't...
by Dark
Fri Jul 09, 2021 7:47 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: NZ Transgender Weightlifter Cleared to Compete by the IOC
Replies: 867
Views: 35743

Re: NZ Transgender Weightlifter Cleared to Compete by the IOC

The research is in. Spot anything strange here...? Ages of qualifiers for the women's +87 kg class ----------------------------------------------- Li Wenwen (CHN) - 21 Sarah Robles (USA) - 32 Lee Seon-mi (KOR) - 20 Verónica Saladín (DOM) - 29 Emily Campbell (GBR) - 27 Nurul Akmal (IDN) - 28 Laurel ...
by Dark
Fri Jul 09, 2021 7:24 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: NZ Transgender Weightlifter Cleared to Compete by the IOC
Replies: 867
Views: 35743

Re: NZ Transgender Weightlifter Cleared to Compete by the IOC

Ali's Choice wrote: Fri Jul 09, 2021 7:15 am If nothing else, this thread has certainly promoted interest in female and Hubbard's weightlifting on this forum :thumbup:
FTFY
by Dark
Fri Jul 09, 2021 6:35 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: NZ Politics Thread
Replies: 37040
Views: 1835234

Re: NZ Politics Thread

Arnold Rimmer outpolls Darth Ju in preferred PM question. Both 45 points behind Jacinda. Wheeeee!!! And is there really a need for the nicknames? As I am tempted to do a few meaner ones that will wind yo up if yo don't stop Sorry, I almost forgot... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g9rsxFaq6Ig&t=19s
by Dark
Fri Jul 09, 2021 6:30 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: If you could bring back 1 singer.....
Replies: 190
Views: 4456

Re: If you could bring back 1 singer.....

Yep afraid so FB, see I said it only my taste, see I not that overly crazy on a lot of Beatles singles either. I know some of their albums were very big, and don't have a problem, but White Album etc was some of their best. McCartney I found with songs like Mull of intyre etc just turned me off him...
by Dark
Fri Jul 09, 2021 6:15 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: If you could bring back 1 singer.....
Replies: 190
Views: 4456

Re: If you could bring back 1 singer.....

Yep afraid so FB, see I said it only my taste, see I not that overly crazy on a lot of Beatles singles either. I know some of their albums were very big, and don't have a problem, but White Album etc was some of their best. McCartney I found with songs like Mull of intyre etc just turned me off him...
by Dark
Fri Jul 09, 2021 1:15 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: NZ Politics Thread
Replies: 37040
Views: 1835234

Re: NZ Politics Thread

Wignu wrote: Fri Jul 09, 2021 1:05 am You should be Trump's spokesman, it'd be a perfect fit.
Couldn't stand Trump. He was over rated.

He didn't even write his own speeches
by Dark
Fri Jul 09, 2021 1:00 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: If you could bring back 1 singer.....
Replies: 190
Views: 4456

Re: If you could bring back 1 singer.....

Totally over rated He was kind of like the Justin Bieber of the 60's No he wasn't He is really. As I said he didn't even write his songs. Hard to imagine he would have made it to the big time these days. In a boy band maybe. Dark putting on display his complete ignorance of the history of rock and ...
by Dark
Fri Jul 09, 2021 12:35 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: NZ Politics Thread
Replies: 37040
Views: 1835234

Re: NZ Politics Thread

I keep saying that the answer is all the empty houses accumulating a tax free capital gain. Tax the roof off them unless they are tenanted. It does seem an obvious area to look at. But might not be quite that simple. Many of those properties might not in a fit state to lease out. And it might not b...
by Dark
Fri Jul 09, 2021 12:22 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: If you could bring back 1 singer.....
Replies: 190
Views: 4456

Re: If you could bring back 1 singer.....

Yup Sam Cooke wrote MOR songs that would only be played on RelaxFM now and Soul music is similarly wank :lol: And none of those soul singers wrote their own songs?!!? :shock: :lol: Aretha Gladys Knight Roberta Flack They'd be in a girl band now probs I think out of them Aretha would have made it st...
by Dark
Thu Jul 08, 2021 11:54 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: If you could bring back 1 singer.....
Replies: 190
Views: 4456

Re: If you could bring back 1 singer.....

The only answer is Elvis. Yep, I'll get him to cover all the top songs. Totally over rated He was kind of like the Justin Bieber of the 60's No he wasn't He is really. As I said he didn't even write his songs. Hard to imagine he would have made it to the big time these days. In a boy band maybe.
by Dark
Thu Jul 08, 2021 11:04 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: If you could bring back 1 singer.....
Replies: 190
Views: 4456

Re: If you could bring back 1 singer.....

Jimi Hendrix. Obviously taken in his prime, but I would be curious to see if he was still pushing the envelope musically as someone approaching their 8th decade. But we'd gain so much more good music. Genuinely all 3 of his Experience albums were great, the Band of Gypsies live one was super. Sure ...