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by kiap
Tue Mar 23, 2021 1:12 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans
Replies: 37746
Views: 1075443

Re: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans

Make it compulsory for everyone then. Going to shops - need to be vaccinated. Visiting GP, dentist, hospital appointment- need to be vaccinated. Pub, restaurant cinema, theatre, brothel - need to be vaccinated. No contact with any other human unless vaccinated. Now you're just being melodramatic, M...
by kiap
Tue Mar 23, 2021 12:50 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans
Replies: 37746
Views: 1075443

Re: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans

Please not be true https://twitter.com/Telegraph/status/1374112123740172291 It's a sensible requirement. No jab, no job within aged care homes. It is not sensible to breach the Nuremberg Code. Why restrict compulsory vaccination to care home staff? Make it compulsory for everyone in that case. No e...
by kiap
Tue Mar 23, 2021 12:21 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans
Replies: 37746
Views: 1075443

Re: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans

Please not be true https://twitter.com/Telegraph/status/1374112123740172291 It's a sensible requirement. No jab, no job within aged care homes. It is not sensible to breach the Nuremberg Code. Why restrict compulsory vaccination to care home staff? Make it compulsory for everyone in that case. No e...
by kiap
Mon Mar 22, 2021 11:52 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans
Replies: 37746
Views: 1075443

Re: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans

Mick Mannock wrote: Mon Mar 22, 2021 11:25 pm Please not be true

https://twitter.com/Telegraph/status/13 ... 3740172291
It's a sensible requirement.

No jab, no job within aged care homes.
by kiap
Mon Mar 22, 2021 12:26 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans
Replies: 37746
Views: 1075443

Re: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans

I hope the politicians around Europe are proud of what they have achieved. https://yougov.co.uk/topics/international/articles-reports/2021/03/22/europeans-now-see-astrazeneca-vaccine-unsafe-follo Shameful actions. :thumbdown: https://i.imgur.com/PA7XYWv.png If the Italians rate the vaccine at minus...
by kiap
Mon Mar 22, 2021 11:35 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Tahs v. Reds - Match of the Day
Replies: 127
Views: 1597

Re: Tahs v. Reds - Match of the Day

MungoMan wrote: Mon Mar 22, 2021 11:23 am
kiap wrote: Mon Mar 22, 2021 11:18 am
Bindi wrote: Mon Mar 22, 2021 10:36 am Perese will want to smash that white line after 3 weeks off.
I'd say he's ready for a rip snorter.
Crystal clear both of you are implying he has Slipper / Hunt syndrome.

Shameful.
C'mon. E's alright on the night.
by kiap
Mon Mar 22, 2021 11:18 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Tahs v. Reds - Match of the Day
Replies: 127
Views: 1597

Re: Tahs v. Reds - Match of the Day

Bindi wrote: Mon Mar 22, 2021 10:36 am Perese will want to smash that white line after 3 weeks off.
I'd say he's ready for a rip snorter.
by kiap
Sun Mar 21, 2021 2:36 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans
Replies: 37746
Views: 1075443

Re: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans

AstraZeneca is an Anglo-Swedish firm run by a Frenchman. That Frenchman is an Australian. And CJ Stander is Irish. Has he left for his farm in ZA yet? Unlikely to have just yet but looking forward to him representing Ireland when he does. I'm sure he will be an ambassador. :thumbup: Thanks for the ...
by kiap
Sun Mar 21, 2021 2:24 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans
Replies: 37746
Views: 1075443

Re: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans

CM11 wrote: Sun Mar 21, 2021 2:08 am
kiap wrote: Sat Mar 20, 2021 11:22 pm
camroc1 wrote: Sat Mar 20, 2021 5:33 pm AstraZeneca is an Anglo-Swedish firm run by a Frenchman.
That Frenchman is an Australian.
And CJ Stander is Irish.
Has he left for his farm in ZA yet?
by kiap
Sun Mar 21, 2021 12:00 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans
Replies: 37746
Views: 1075443

Re: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans

bimboman wrote: Sat Mar 20, 2021 11:48 pm
kiap wrote: Sat Mar 20, 2021 11:22 pm
camroc1 wrote: Sat Mar 20, 2021 5:33 pm AstraZeneca is an Anglo-Swedish firm run by a Frenchman.
That Frenchman is an Australian.

Pascal “dingo” Soriot.
That's right. Too much dog shit on the streets in Paris.
by kiap
Sat Mar 20, 2021 11:22 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans
Replies: 37746
Views: 1075443

Re: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans

camroc1 wrote: Sat Mar 20, 2021 5:33 pm AstraZeneca is an Anglo-Swedish firm run by a Frenchman.
That Frenchman is an Australian.
by kiap
Fri Mar 19, 2021 11:48 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Rebels vs Tahs
Replies: 51
Views: 987

Re: Rebels vs Tahs

Where are Aussie posters chatting about Rugby these days? Because they clearly aren't chatting about it on this forum. Perhaps Rugby is no longer trendy in Australia? Perhaps they are "chatting" about the more popular codes? Some have moved ton G&G forum. That migration started years ago. The G&G f...
by kiap
Fri Mar 19, 2021 10:24 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Rebels vs Tahs
Replies: 51
Views: 987

Re: Rebels vs Tahs

Nippon
by kiap
Fri Mar 19, 2021 4:26 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Rebels vs Tahs
Replies: 51
Views: 987

Re: Rebels vs Tahs

Haven't been following as much this year. That Tahs side last season looked a good young team on the up. What the fúck has happened. They were woeful What happened is incompetent admin caught up with them. They underspent the salary cap by a long way. Yes they had good young prospects last year. Mo...
by kiap
Fri Mar 19, 2021 2:27 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Australia poking the Chinese bear
Replies: 789
Views: 25445

Re: Australia poking the Chinese bear

America poking the Chinese bear US-China meeting in Alaska begins with on-camera confrontation By Matthew Knott March 19, 2021 — 10.33am Washington: The first in-person talks between top US and China officials since Joe Biden’s inauguration have gotten off to a fiery start, with America’s top diplom...
by kiap
Fri Mar 19, 2021 12:53 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Your country's rugby DNA.
Replies: 80
Views: 2889

Re: Your country's rugby DNA.

iarmhiman wrote: Fri Mar 19, 2021 12:40 am No Kiwi one yet. Where is Naki?
Flounced
by kiap
Thu Mar 18, 2021 10:50 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Australian Politics Thread
Replies: 27173
Views: 1045955

Re: The Australian Politics Thread

Six extreme allergic reactions now to the Covid shot being rolled out, "Naw it'll be alright" from the Government. This could come back to bite them in the arse as well. Six out of how many? 6 out of 10 is obviously very bad. 6 out of 100 is a bug sorry. 6 out of 1000 means it’s probably safer than...
by kiap
Thu Mar 18, 2021 3:24 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Australian Politics Thread
Replies: 27173
Views: 1045955

Re: The Australian Politics Thread

Bindi, do you know these guys, and what odds do you reckon it might be a goer? Brisbane startup says it can make mRNA vaccines for Australia Date Posted – 17 March 2021 By Emma Koehn Sydney Morning Herald A Brisbane startup says it can make the active ingredients for the new generation of mRNA vacci...
by kiap
Tue Mar 16, 2021 11:32 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Wallabies 2021 OFFICIAL thread
Replies: 377
Views: 7900

Re: Wallabies 2021 OFFICIAL thread

All good, Shanky. Not gospel. Just built from some info I reckon isn't wrong, if I can put it that way.
by kiap
Tue Mar 16, 2021 10:56 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Wallabies 2021 OFFICIAL thread
Replies: 377
Views: 7900

Re: Wallabies 2021 OFFICIAL thread

So, he quit the Reds and tried to sign with the Force midseason. No. The Reds effectivly terminated Rodda's contract. Then wanted him to stay on a whole lot less. ...but RA stopped him, in the interests of running Correct. an orderly competition and player-contracting process? I don't agree with th...
by kiap
Tue Mar 16, 2021 10:05 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Wallabies 2021 OFFICIAL thread
Replies: 377
Views: 7900

Re: Wallabies 2021 OFFICIAL thread

RA essentially forced Rodda o/s by not allowing him to sign with the Force last year. Refused to ratify. Is there a shred of truth in that claim? Yep. Source? I have a primary source, Slim, but here's a secondary one for you. https://www.google.com/amp/s/amp.smh.com.au/sport/rugby-union/rodda-to-ta...
by kiap
Tue Mar 16, 2021 9:50 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Wallabies 2021 OFFICIAL thread
Replies: 377
Views: 7900

Re: Wallabies 2021 OFFICIAL thread

So, Shanky. Michael Hooper... Is he sticking it out with the lads at the Tahs on Job Keeper + top up?

Course he is. I'm alright, .... Jack. :nod:
by kiap
Tue Mar 16, 2021 9:45 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Wallabies 2021 OFFICIAL thread
Replies: 377
Views: 7900

Re: Wallabies 2021 OFFICIAL thread

Slim 293 wrote: Tue Mar 16, 2021 9:44 pm
kiap wrote: Tue Mar 16, 2021 9:35 pm RA essentially forced Rodda o/s by not allowing him to sign with the Force last year. Refused to ratify.
Is there a shred of truth in that claim?
Yep.
by kiap
Tue Mar 16, 2021 9:35 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Wallabies 2021 OFFICIAL thread
Replies: 377
Views: 7900

Re: Wallabies 2021 OFFICIAL thread

Would you guys be happy to take a 60% pay cut? No, of course not But everyone else took a pay cut for the good of the game. The Reds breached all their player contracts. There was no requirement to go back to them, then or now. That they elected to go o/s should be the end of it. That he now wants ...
by kiap
Mon Mar 15, 2021 11:04 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Will The UK Win The Eurovision Song Contest This Year?
Replies: 6
Views: 318

Re: Will The UK Win The Eurovision Song Contest This Year?

Druid wrote: Mon Mar 15, 2021 10:10 pm We seem to have made a lot of friends there recently.
Just for the good memories:

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Nil pwa for UK, full phoar for gif.
by kiap
Sun Mar 14, 2021 9:28 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Science: “Losers don’t take the points”
Replies: 29
Views: 1308

Re: Science: “Losers don’t take the points”

Kearney would also have the memory of Leinster having poor kickers just before he joined the setup, which meant there was no such thing as an easy 3 points. While I'm unsure of Kearney's role, in yesterday's match the Force did indeed have a poor designated kicker (i.e. McIntyre) for three-fourths ...
by kiap
Sat Mar 13, 2021 11:34 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Brumbies v. Reds - Top of the Table Clash
Replies: 160
Views: 2311

Re: Brumbies v. Reds - Top of the Table Clash

OK I forgive him!
by kiap
Sat Mar 13, 2021 11:30 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Brumbies v. Reds - Top of the Table Clash
Replies: 160
Views: 2311

Re: Brumbies v. Reds - Top of the Table Clash

Is there a more overrated player than Petaia?
by kiap
Sat Mar 13, 2021 11:24 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Brumbies v. Reds - Top of the Table Clash
Replies: 160
Views: 2311

Re: Brumbies v. Reds - Top of the Table Clash

Noice.

Brums scrum reduced to reserve grade after injury.

Game on.
by kiap
Sat Mar 13, 2021 10:43 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Brumbies v. Reds - Top of the Table Clash
Replies: 160
Views: 2311

Re: Brumbies v. Reds - Top of the Table Clash

towny wrote: Sat Mar 13, 2021 10:41 am That was a great half of footy.

Nic Berry is the best ref in the country - 1000% better than the area that contributed to yesterday’s mess.
Cooper? I agree.

Reds still in touch. Just not executing as well as their oppo so far.
by kiap
Fri Mar 12, 2021 9:26 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: FlaggETERNAL callout thread
Replies: 3
Views: 201

Re: FlaggETERNAL callout thread

He's pulled out a blinder! :lol:
by kiap
Thu Mar 11, 2021 8:08 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Piers Morgan gooonnnnnnneeee
Replies: 135
Views: 5868

Re: Piers Morgan gooonnnnnnneeee

C69 wrote: Thu Mar 11, 2021 8:07 pm FFS can we get more pics of the lovely lady?
Who is she?
by kiap
Thu Mar 11, 2021 8:02 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Next Nation to give the commonwealth the heave ho?
Replies: 34
Views: 1271

Re: Next Nation to give the commonwealth the heave ho?

Which ones have actually left, the Irish and the Zimbos?

I think the Zims are still applying to get back in, but not sure if their form is up to snuff yet.
by kiap
Thu Mar 11, 2021 4:21 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans
Replies: 37746
Views: 1075443

Re: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans

Fu c k my giddy aunt! It would definitely pay for you to google the difference between a respirator and a mask or face covering that is used to prevent infection from spreading. I'll give you a couple of little tips though, effective fit and valves and filters. As for efficacy, masks are one measur...
by kiap
Wed Mar 10, 2021 10:33 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Wallabies 2021 OFFICIAL thread
Replies: 377
Views: 7900

Re: Wallabies 2021 OFFICIAL thread

14. Petaia (he seems more comfortable on the wing at test level) 15. Nawaqanitawase Both these guys have a lot of flaws. They're not test-level players. It's not saying they will never make it, because there is some hope of unfinished talent, but it is an indication of how thin Australian ranks are.
by kiap
Tue Mar 09, 2021 2:01 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: No Country For Old Men
Replies: 84
Views: 3058

Re: No Country For Old Men

Ali's Choice wrote: Mon Mar 08, 2021 8:26 pm How many Super Rugby matches have been broadcast on Nine so far?
One per week, i.e. it will be around 57% of the comp.

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by kiap
Mon Mar 08, 2021 5:15 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: No Country For Old Men
Replies: 84
Views: 3058

Re: No Country For Old Men

Clogs wrote: Mon Mar 08, 2021 4:21 am as far as Super Rugby goes here in Aus, I am not sure. The matches are only available on some streaming service (not Foxtel) that you have to pay
Yeah nah, half of all matches are live free.

Much better ratings than Fuxtel.

The other half (+enzed, japan) on pay at 20 to 24 /month.
by kiap
Mon Mar 08, 2021 1:46 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Tony Daly Victim of Sexual Assault
Replies: 48
Views: 2694

Re: Tony Daly Victim of Sexual Assault

There are a few accounts from fellow students who went to school with Daly who paint the picture a little differently to what he's saying. Not saying he isn't a victim though. Do they say he was quite popular and was not bullied? I'm not going to go into it because it's all hearsay, really. Just sa...
by kiap
Mon Mar 08, 2021 12:23 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Tony Daly Victim of Sexual Assault
Replies: 48
Views: 2694

Re: Tony Daly Victim of Sexual Assault

Farva wrote: Mon Mar 08, 2021 12:10 am Jon eels believes him based on personal interaction. He seems to have changed a position of not wanting anything to do with him, to a position of support.
F U Jon eels.

I read it the other way round. For a long time Daly was pushing away from support.
by kiap
Sun Mar 07, 2021 1:11 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans
Replies: 37746
Views: 1075443

Re: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans

Did anyone post this piece on the AstraZeneca contracts? ... AstraZeneca has largely relied on a Belgian subcontractor, Thermo Fisher Scientific (originally Novasep), to supply the EU with drug substance. It has also gotten some doses from a U.S. plant in Maryland. More broadly, the specifics of th...