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by bimboman
Thu Sep 05, 2013 10:38 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Training Thread - all aspects of fitness and health
Replies: 26284
Views: 1296987

Re: The Rugby Strength and Conditioning Thread

I'm not sure that Hardie meds would be good for your health bobs...

Joining my local gym full time tomm, 250 quid for the year which is a cracking deal.
by bimboman
Wed Sep 04, 2013 8:56 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Iran sends 4,000 troops to Syria
Replies: 1832
Views: 75219

Re: Iran sends 4,000 troops to Syria

It's sad that we can no longer trust the word of the US/UK/French governments on something as important as war crimes. I want to see the military-industrial-political complex come crumbling down sooner rather than later. I want to see the US reduced to a glowing caldera of radioactive puke. It may ...
by bimboman
Wed Aug 28, 2013 5:03 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Training Thread - all aspects of fitness and health
Replies: 26284
Views: 1296987

Re: The Rugby Strength and Conditioning Thread

I am on day 3 of giving up smoking...... can someone please tell I will feel some benefits soon. All I can tell you mate is that the first day you wake up and genuinely don't fancy a ciggie is a great feeling. I took three goes cold turkey (all this is years ago) and eventually realized I really wa...
by bimboman
Wed Aug 28, 2013 1:17 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Training Thread - all aspects of fitness and health
Replies: 26284
Views: 1296987

Re: The Rugby Strength and Conditioning Thread

:evil: , I can't afford loads of weight (diabetes etc), so am ganna have to go real spartan to get through this!
by bimboman
Wed Aug 28, 2013 11:46 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Training Thread - all aspects of fitness and health
Replies: 26284
Views: 1296987

Re: The Rugby Strength and Conditioning Thread

bobbity wrote:
bimboman wrote:I am on day 3 of giving up smoking...... can someone please tell I will feel some benefits soon.

How many and for how long?

Average 10 a day for 25 years. :blush:
by bimboman
Wed Aug 28, 2013 11:27 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Training Thread - all aspects of fitness and health
Replies: 26284
Views: 1296987

Re: The Rugby Strength and Conditioning Thread

I am on day 3 of giving up smoking...... can someone please tell I will feel some benefits soon.
by bimboman
Tue Aug 27, 2013 9:28 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: You want to make yourselves feel better? Read this.
Replies: 581
Views: 51461

Re: You want to make yourselves feel better? Read this.

Guys, the love for I have for her is mainly for the child. I don't know about you but I can't separate her from the child at the moment. I still care for her deeply but as others have said, the trust is just not there meaning a relationship is completely in feasible. Perhaps love is blind or I'm ju...
by bimboman
Tue Aug 27, 2013 9:59 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Training Thread - all aspects of fitness and health
Replies: 26284
Views: 1296987

Re: The Rugby Strength and Conditioning Thread

EF - Being given this version/program which subs deadlifts in for the belief that 3 days of squating at in-or-around bodyweight isn't good. Was aware of the 3 day squat idea..which makes me kinda nervous tbh I was fine for about 3 weeks. Suddenly, no. Not alright. To be honest I would be pretty anx...
by bimboman
Tue Aug 27, 2013 9:06 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: You want to make yourselves feel better? Read this.
Replies: 581
Views: 51461

Re: You want to make yourselves feel better? Read this.

Some things that happen to real people are like TV dramas. we recently had a pensioner who used to work for us moments from being tricked into signing over his family home (for £7k) to a 20 something who up until that day was still working for us. Fortunately his former flatmate got wind of it rush...
by bimboman
Tue Aug 27, 2013 8:43 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Arctic sea ice coverage back to 'normal' levels
Replies: 6300
Views: 382998

Re: Arctic sea ice coverage back to 'normal' levels

6roucho wrote:Society might think that, but science doesn't. Science provides an hypothesis based on evidence, and a reasonably precise understanding of how likely that evidence is to be right. It sure beats guessing.

agreed.... watch the space I guess.
by bimboman
Tue Aug 27, 2013 8:34 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Arctic sea ice coverage back to 'normal' levels
Replies: 6300
Views: 382998

Re: Arctic sea ice coverage back to 'normal' levels

I think you're sceptical of science generally, bimboman. I agree it's hard to say with complete certainty what happened 180k years ago, I am not sceptical od science at all Graucho, I am sceptical of certainty though, for a good example last nights horizon covered research into Dinosaur DNA that a ...
by bimboman
Tue Aug 27, 2013 7:58 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Arctic sea ice coverage back to 'normal' levels
Replies: 6300
Views: 382998

Re: Arctic sea ice coverage back to 'normal' levels

I think you're sceptical of science generally, bimboman. I agree it's hard to say with complete certainty what happened 180k years ago, I am not sceptical od science at all Graucho, I am sceptical of certainty though, for a good example last nights horizon covered research into Dinosaur DNA that a ...
by bimboman
Tue Aug 27, 2013 6:31 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Arctic sea ice coverage back to 'normal' levels
Replies: 6300
Views: 382998

Re: Arctic sea ice coverage back to 'normal' levels

That's not only the pole: the entire Atlantic side of the Arctic is on the point of disintegration. It won't melt out this year but it will soon. The last time this was reasonably likely to have happened was the Eemian period, 180k years ago, although there was less summer ice than now 8k years ago...
by bimboman
Tue Aug 27, 2013 6:15 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: You want to make yourselves feel better? Read this.
Replies: 581
Views: 51461

Re: You want to make yourselves feel better? Read this.

I'm living in Auckland. She could have worked pregnant .... how much money did she need though Native ? the normal thing would have been you support her , I assume she didn't ask ? are you sure the Criminal doesn't want money "from" her ? I pay for basically everything. Rent, power, water etc. Furn...
by bimboman
Tue Aug 27, 2013 6:03 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: You want to make yourselves feel better? Read this.
Replies: 581
Views: 51461

Re: You want to make yourselves feel better? Read this.

She could have worked pregnant .... how much money did she need though Native ? the normal thing would have been you support her , I assume she didn't ask ? are you sure the Criminal doesn't want money "from" her ?
by bimboman
Tue Aug 27, 2013 5:43 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: You want to make yourselves feel better? Read this.
Replies: 581
Views: 51461

Re: You want to make yourselves feel better? Read this.

I know she hasn't been working as an escort for long - she had a stash of cash she had tucked away that her ex had given her and she was living off that. But the safe it was in was taken by the police after the premises it was located at was raided. Apparently it can't be traced back to her. I just...
by bimboman
Tue Aug 27, 2013 5:39 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Arctic sea ice coverage back to 'normal' levels
Replies: 6300
Views: 382998

Re: Arctic sea ice coverage back to 'normal' levels

https://googledrive.com/host/0B2HXhBb-Jqf6WlZ1NTN1WHd1amM/npole0816.gif That little green circle is 4 km across and is at the geographic North Pole. It is seen that the North Pole is surrounded by slush at present. And a lot of that slush is full of holes, with lots of open water between the ice fl...
by bimboman
Tue Aug 27, 2013 5:30 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: You want to make yourselves feel better? Read this.
Replies: 581
Views: 51461

Re: You want to make yourselves feel better? Read this.

Don't do the hotel thingy, this isn't a movie it will only end badly.... how far gone is she ? are you still together ? I would suggest a termination if it is early enough, if not paternity when the baby is born.

Thoughts are with you though, and it is not easy.
by bimboman
Mon Aug 26, 2013 9:03 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: It appears Billy Rays girl is all grown up .
Replies: 365
Views: 21390

Re: It appears Billy Rays girl is all grown up .

That have had far better music produced for them Groucho. Even madonna was heavily produced and the media approach , comments, interviews story boarded in advance it truly was a complete production. SHow BUSINESS folks. Though that "dirty" video really is a thing of beauty .... Are you saying there...
by bimboman
Mon Aug 26, 2013 8:57 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: It appears Billy Rays girl is all grown up .
Replies: 365
Views: 21390

Re: It appears Billy Rays girl is all grown up .

That have had far better music produced for them Groucho. Even madonna was heavily produced and the media approach , comments, interviews story boarded in advance it truly was a complete production. SHow BUSINESS folks. Though that "dirty" video really is a thing of beauty .... Are you saying there...
by bimboman
Mon Aug 26, 2013 8:44 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: It appears Billy Rays girl is all grown up .
Replies: 365
Views: 21390

Re: It appears Billy Rays girl is all grown up .

That have had far better music produced for them Groucho. Even madonna was heavily produced and the media approach , comments, interviews story boarded in advance it truly was a complete production.

SHow BUSINESS folks. Though that "dirty" video really is a thing of beauty ....
by bimboman
Sat Aug 24, 2013 6:51 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Training Thread - all aspects of fitness and health
Replies: 26284
Views: 1296987

Re: The Rugby Strength and Conditioning Thread

Rubbish session been decorating a flat all week and that is a bit tougher than I thought!!!

Hang clean: 40 x 4 x 8

Kb swings: 16 x 12, press ups x 12, leg raises as a circuit x 5

2,500 steps.
by bimboman
Sat Aug 24, 2013 11:44 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Is Wales a Real Country?
Replies: 110
Views: 7048

Re: Is Wales a Real Country?

Yes since 2012.
by bimboman
Fri Aug 23, 2013 5:16 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Edward Snowden: NSA Whistleblower
Replies: 1147
Views: 72078

Re: Edward Snowden: NSA Whistleblower

I don't think the issue is whether the state monitors its citizens, but whether the security services and military should be permitted to act outside the law, with or without the permission of the executive. That kind of thing always works out fine until the day it doesn't, and suddenly we find we'...
by bimboman
Fri Aug 23, 2013 4:48 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Edward Snowden: NSA Whistleblower
Replies: 1147
Views: 72078

Re: Edward Snowden: NSA Whistleblower

Guys I get the theories and know you are right in principal, however the state has always had secrets, will always monitor its population and always look to have the power to do so, there are many British records archived in paper form for 15', 25 or anything up to 100 years. The fact we live under ...
by bimboman
Thu Aug 22, 2013 11:32 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Edward Snowden: NSA Whistleblower
Replies: 1147
Views: 72078

Re: Edward Snowden: NSA Whistleblower

I do wish people would grow the fudge up .... They monitor everything, they intercept text messages with key words on them, they store all your emails if they want too etc etc.... However it has been successful enough that terrorists have gone back to dead drops and pen and paper.... Snowmen and ma...
by bimboman
Thu Aug 22, 2013 10:45 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Edward Snowden: NSA Whistleblower
Replies: 1147
Views: 72078

Re: Edward Snowden: NSA Whistleblower

I do wish people would grow the fudge up.... They monitor everything, they intercept text messages with key words on them, they store all your emails if they want too etc etc.... However it has been successful enough that terrorists have gone back to dead drops and pen and paper.... Snowmen and mann...
by bimboman
Tue Aug 20, 2013 8:14 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Training Thread - all aspects of fitness and health
Replies: 26284
Views: 1296987

Re: The Rugby Strength and Conditioning Thread

I may have been a bit silly today, shared a hammer lat pull machine today with one of the lads who works in the gym, started ok as it had 30kg each side which after hop is my normal 3x10 the lad then stuck another 10 each side got to 10 reps. Well this went on till it had 55 each side and he spotte...
by bimboman
Tue Aug 20, 2013 7:46 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Training Thread - all aspects of fitness and health
Replies: 26284
Views: 1296987

Re: The Rugby Strength and Conditioning Thread

I may have been a bit silly today, shared a hammer lat pull machine today with one of the lads who works in the gym, started ok as it had 30kg each side which after hop is my normal 3x10 the lad then stuck another 10 each side got to 10 reps. Well this went on till it had 55 each side and he spotted...
by bimboman
Sat Aug 17, 2013 5:26 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Training Thread - all aspects of fitness and health
Replies: 26284
Views: 1296987

Re: The Rugby Strength and Conditioning Thread

Bench 5,3,1 :

Bench : 3 x 60, 5 x 70, 4 x 80 (quite pleased with that tbh, 2 more reps than 3 weeks ago).

Incline DB PRESS : 17.5 X 12X3

Bat wings : 15kg db's x 20,17,16 ....seconds or thereabouts.

fLYS 12.5 X 12 X 3

SKULL CRUSHERS,

2,500 Steps.
by bimboman
Sat Aug 17, 2013 8:50 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Training Thread - all aspects of fitness and health
Replies: 26284
Views: 1296987

Re: The Rugby Strength and Conditioning Thread

Right, change of focus for me (I need to drop 7 kilos), this will mean a lot more focus on diet and this means I will drop heavy lifting as well as I know I can't handle the reduced food and recovery, I am Also aiming to go to the gym 5 or 6 days a week. Couple of questions : What weight % of wieght...
by bimboman
Fri Aug 16, 2013 4:17 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Egypt - still unpleasant
Replies: 194
Views: 12219

Re: Egypt - still unpleasant

I think he meant to write Good/Evil vs Evil/Good Indeed. I think what DAC actually meant to write is that it's a highly complex, factional, regional war in which old grudges are being played out in new situations, with Islamists on both sides, and western support on both sides, and both good and ba...
by bimboman
Fri Aug 16, 2013 3:19 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Egypt - still unpleasant
Replies: 194
Views: 12219

Re: Egypt - still unpleasant

Not even the truly crazy extremists are stupid enough to interfere with the country's biggest source of tourism revenue. Well except in the late 90's when they shot a lot of them. Amazingly though this was pre 9/11 so doesn't count as it wasn't the wests fault. I thought that was in Luxor? Security...
by bimboman
Fri Aug 16, 2013 3:11 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Egypt - still unpleasant
Replies: 194
Views: 12219

Re: Egypt - still unpleasant

Chuckles1188 wrote:Not even the truly crazy extremists are stupid enough to interfere with the country's biggest source of tourism revenue.
Well except in the late 90's when they shot a lot of them. Amazingly though this was pre 9/11 so doesn't count as it wasn't the wests fault.
by bimboman
Fri Aug 16, 2013 4:07 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: UKIP: Women no good at cards
Replies: 102
Views: 3597

Re: UKIP: Women no good at cards

Yes, I agree with all that. You know there may be a large number of undiscovered actual geniuses in the world, tilling some field or driving a bus. They just never get in a position to use their abilities in a way that other people notice, or they can't be arsed to climb the pyramid. The best mathe...
by bimboman
Fri Aug 16, 2013 3:54 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: UKIP: Women no good at cards
Replies: 102
Views: 3597

Re: UKIP: Women no good at cards

I see your point and hadn't heard of Stuart ungar , what a character and yes probably a genius, it may well be the case that some genius's are playing pro poker today... However I still maintain most of em aren't and genius is quite over used for just bright people... And also some poker players tho...
by bimboman
Fri Aug 16, 2013 3:15 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: UKIP: Women no good at cards
Replies: 102
Views: 3597

Re: UKIP: Women no good at cards

One interesting question is what genius-level thinking involves. In maths there's one axis that goes linear -> global -> intuitive, and there's a second axis that goes counting -> logic -> intuition. Good-to-brilliant mathematicians tend to think globally and logically about problems, and being abl...
by bimboman
Fri Aug 16, 2013 2:40 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: UKIP: Women no good at cards
Replies: 102
Views: 3597

Re: UKIP: Women no good at cards

One interesting question is what genius-level thinking involves. In maths there's one axis that goes linear -> global -> intuitive, and there's a second axis that goes counting -> logic -> intuition. Good-to-brilliant mathematicians tend to think globally and logically about problems, and being abl...
by bimboman
Thu Aug 15, 2013 9:54 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: UKIP: Women no good at cards
Replies: 102
Views: 3597

Re: UKIP: Women no good at cards

I stopped for a multitude of reasons. Games got harder and the laws in the US made things miserable. I had also largely maxed out my abilities for the amount of work I was willing to put in. That meant that there was little upward mobility. At the same time, I had a job opportunity with lots of upw...
by bimboman
Thu Aug 15, 2013 9:29 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: UKIP: Women no good at cards
Replies: 102
Views: 3597

Re: UKIP: Women no good at cards

I played poker professionally for a couple years so I might know a little more about the dynamics and skills required in poker than a guy who thinks a single tournament is proof of anything. Just for fun, ever heard of a Nash equilibrium and can you apply it to poker? Nope, you win... How come you ...