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by Mog The Almighty
Tue Mar 11, 2014 7:24 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Why was my thread on the missing jet deleted?
Replies: 44
Views: 3246

Re: Why was my thread on the missing jet deleted?

Kiwias wrote:There was already a thread
You f**king mong
Since when has this forum operated under those rules?

As if there's only one thread on any given topic you f**king mong.

Anyway ... I hope you're right and it's some bored mod with an authority complex rather than some of the possible alternatives.
by Mog The Almighty
Tue Mar 11, 2014 7:15 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Thomas - The Challenge Has Been Laid Down
Replies: 26
Views: 2264

Re: Thomas - The Challenge Has Been Laid Down

Bored first worlders. What a waste of food.

Speaking of inedible "food", look up surströmming. Some of the YouTube videos are amusing.
by Mog The Almighty
Mon Mar 10, 2014 8:32 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Let's hope this isn't the next major air disaster
Replies: 1371
Views: 53142

Re: Missing Malaysian 777 jet

That's it!

... nah ... still seems that someone blew it up. :(

Maybe 19 people just left their phones at home?

Surely it couldn't have ditched or landed anywhere and there be no contact from the crew.
by Mog The Almighty
Mon Mar 10, 2014 8:27 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Let's hope this isn't the next major air disaster
Replies: 1371
Views: 53142

Re: Missing Malaysian 777 jet

I find this hard to believe but apparently up to 19 cell phones belonging to passengers on the flight ring when they are called.... http://www.ibtimes.co.uk/missing-malaysia-airlines-flight-mh370-passengers-mobile-phones-ring-not-answered-1439560 That is astoundingly odd. Obviously the best possibl...
by Mog The Almighty
Mon Mar 10, 2014 8:19 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Let's hope this isn't the next major air disaster
Replies: 1371
Views: 53142

Re: Missing Malaysian 777 jet

... breaking news seems to be that the tickets for the fraudulent passport holders were purchased by an Iranian man and CCTV footage suggests neither of the men "look asian". Whatever than means. Officials are at the moment denying to say where the two men are from. Certainly not conclusive proof of...
by Mog The Almighty
Mon Mar 10, 2014 7:31 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Let's hope this isn't the next major air disaster
Replies: 1371
Views: 53142

Re: Missing Malaysian 777 jet

Yeah ... that's what I said ... :roll:

Good post.
by Mog The Almighty
Mon Mar 10, 2014 7:25 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Let's hope this isn't the next major air disaster
Replies: 1371
Views: 53142

Missing Malaysian 777 jet

Looks to me like a terrorist attack or botched hijacking. Possibly the world's safest plane, operated by an well respected airliner with a good safety record vanishes in thin air? People travelling on stolen passports? Muffled conversations heard (and nothing else) the last time other pilots communi...
by Mog The Almighty
Fri Mar 07, 2014 4:32 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Why do yanks all think they're Irish?
Replies: 128
Views: 7529

Why do yanks all think they're Irish?

Have the bands Dropkick Murphys or Flogging Molly, etc. actually have any Irish band-members at all? I guess it's just as bad as Australian country singers all singing with a south western American accent. If you qualify as Irish because your great-grandmother once shagged an Irish bloke, everyone i...
by Mog The Almighty
Thu Mar 06, 2014 12:32 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Denmark Ban Religiously Slaughtered Meat....
Replies: 46
Views: 2955

Re: Denmark Ban Religiously Slaughtered Meat....

Scandinavians again leading the world in clear, rational thinking shocker. :| "The change to the law, announced last week and effective as of yesterday, has been called “anti-Semitism” by Jewish leaders and “ a clear interference in religious freedom ” by the non-profit group Danish Halal." Who give...
by Mog The Almighty
Wed Mar 05, 2014 6:18 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Training Thread - all aspects of fitness and health
Replies: 26100
Views: 1185670

Re: The Rugby Strength and Conditioning Thread

Two tennis balls bound together with leccy tape is a good one for your spine. f**king hurts though.
by Mog The Almighty
Wed Mar 05, 2014 3:07 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Training Thread - all aspects of fitness and health
Replies: 26100
Views: 1185670

Re: The Rugby Strength and Conditioning Thread

Fantastic article and very telling. Probably belongs in the steroids-HGH thread though.
by Mog The Almighty
Wed Mar 05, 2014 9:14 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Training Thread - all aspects of fitness and health
Replies: 26100
Views: 1185670

Re: The Rugby Strength and Conditioning Thread

The thing with these sort of studies is that while they obviously have some benefit for those interested in health and nutrition it's the normies who will be the problem. So while I'm at work eating steamed veges and chicken breasts, my colleagues will tell me how I wont live very long while they a...
by Mog The Almighty
Wed Mar 05, 2014 9:06 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Training Thread - all aspects of fitness and health
Replies: 26100
Views: 1185670

Re: The Rugby Strength and Conditioning Thread

It's 90% sure it's in there. If it's not, it's part of some other Michael Mosley health-related docco. There are a lot of questions to be asked about protein intake, but as someone who has always valued a high-protein intake, it has raised an eyebrow at the very least. I would assume protein powders...
by Mog The Almighty
Wed Mar 05, 2014 9:00 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Australian Politics Thread
Replies: 27362
Views: 1065339

Re: The Australian Politics Thread

Haha. I just came to this thread to post that link.

What an arse-kicking.

I hope Towny watches it.
by Mog The Almighty
Wed Mar 05, 2014 8:42 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Training Thread - all aspects of fitness and health
Replies: 26100
Views: 1185670

Re: The Rugby Strength and Conditioning Thread

I've not read it all yet ... Total scaremongering. Okay ... well you seem to have your mind made up anyway. The first I heard of this was in the BBC documentary "East Fast and Live Longer" (I think it was released 2012 or early 2013). They found a strong connection between cellular aging and protei...
by Mog The Almighty
Wed Mar 05, 2014 8:39 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Training Thread - all aspects of fitness and health
Replies: 26100
Views: 1185670

Re: The Rugby Strength and Conditioning Thread

:roll: Dude... yeah it's me. Would also be interested in some other cause-and-effect related questions r.e. that study. For example, is it actually the protein doing the damage? or is it that on average, a person on a high-protein diet doesn't eat as much fiber and vegetables? Is it because a person...
by Mog The Almighty
Wed Mar 05, 2014 8:31 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Training Thread - all aspects of fitness and health
Replies: 26100
Views: 1185670

Re: The Rugby Strength and Conditioning Thread

The study found those eating a high-protein diet were four times more likely to die of cancer or diabetes and nearly twice as likely to die from any cause in the following 18 years. (© Daily Telegraph, London) http://www.independent.ie/lifestyle/health/protein-almost-as-big-a-cancer-risk-as-smoking...
by Mog The Almighty
Tue Mar 04, 2014 7:21 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Training Thread - all aspects of fitness and health
Replies: 26100
Views: 1185670

Re: The Rugby Strength and Conditioning Thread

So lads, as I'm now back at rugby does anyone have any rugby specific training programmes? I'm training Thursdays, playing Saturdays and gym Sundays and Tuesdays so dropped one gym session to fit in rugby. I have a few documents of training programs, especially speed and conditioning drills if you ...
by Mog The Almighty
Tue Mar 04, 2014 7:20 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Training Thread - all aspects of fitness and health
Replies: 26100
Views: 1185670

Re: The Rugby Strength and Conditioning Thread

Got these served at work today: https://fbcdn-sphotos-c-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-ash3/t1/1962767_10152328869849636_631076364_n.jpg They're called "semla". It's a Swedish tradition to eat them today. Funny Swedes love setting aside special days where you can eat this or that, but you're not supposed...
by Mog The Almighty
Tue Mar 04, 2014 6:56 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Training Thread - all aspects of fitness and health
Replies: 26100
Views: 1185670

Re: The Rugby Strength and Conditioning Thread

I've been reading a little about trans fats recently and the best ways to avoid them. Seems the basics is just not to eat processed junk food or pastries. However, I read in a few places that ground beef is one significant source of trans fat. How is that? I guess they're talking about very low qual...
by Mog The Almighty
Sun Mar 02, 2014 11:13 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Clarkson on Morgan
Replies: 103
Views: 8027

Re: Clarkson on Morgan

I have no doubt that's true, but I doubt it's got anything to with him being an over-compensating boorish twat of a human being.
by Mog The Almighty
Sun Mar 02, 2014 11:08 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Clarkson on Morgan
Replies: 103
Views: 8027

Re: Clarkson on Morgan

fatcat: it's his personality. He comes across as a bully whose only way to get laughs is by pulling down everyone else around him down, even if it's in jest. That's the only thing he's "good" at. He's comes across as the type of bloke you go to the bar with, and if you meet a couple of pretty girls ...
by Mog The Almighty
Sun Mar 02, 2014 10:33 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Clarkson on Morgan
Replies: 103
Views: 8027

Re: Clarkson on Morgan

I must admit Clarkson is entertaining in an annoying way. He's the kind of bloke I'd like to punch in the face and then have a beer with.
by Mog The Almighty
Sun Mar 02, 2014 9:48 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Clarkson on Morgan
Replies: 103
Views: 8027

Re: Clarkson on Morgan

Clarkson really sounds like a plum of a bloke doesn't he? A bully and proud of it. Indeed it is almost as if he has a caricature persona for the media. Whatever his game is, he he comes across like a plum. I've always seen him as a fat, old, wheezing bully. And for some reason a closet gay as well....
by Mog The Almighty
Sun Mar 02, 2014 9:41 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Clarkson on Morgan
Replies: 103
Views: 8027

Re: Clarkson on Morgan

Clarkson really sounds like a plum of a bloke doesn't he? A bully and proud of it. Indeed it is almost as if he has a caricature persona for the media. Whatever his game is, he he comes across like a plum. I've always seen him as a fat, old, wheezing bully. And for some reason a closet gay as well....
by Mog The Almighty
Sun Mar 02, 2014 9:37 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Clarkson on Morgan
Replies: 103
Views: 8027

Re: Clarkson on Morgan

Clarkson really sounds like a plum of a bloke doesn't he?

A bully and proud of it.
by Mog The Almighty
Sun Mar 02, 2014 11:56 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Training Thread - all aspects of fitness and health
Replies: 26100
Views: 1185670

Re: The Rugby Strength and Conditioning Thread

binge90 wrote:The gain train continues. 130kg x 5 bench. Boom.

About 7 PRs this week.

Eating = deadly.
Bloody hell. That's some strength.
by Mog The Almighty
Sat Mar 01, 2014 2:06 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Training Thread - all aspects of fitness and health
Replies: 26100
Views: 1185670

Re: The Rugby Strength and Conditioning Thread

If I'm trying to lose weight I generally use calorieking.com (or .com.au) to get a rough idea of calorie intake and then modify it from there based on weekly results. When the goal is just to be a big bastard, as it has been recently, I just stuff my face, drink protein shakes and lift heavy shit u...
by Mog The Almighty
Fri Feb 28, 2014 6:00 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Training Thread - all aspects of fitness and health
Replies: 26100
Views: 1185670

Re: The Rugby Strength and Conditioning Thread

If I'm trying to lose weight I generally use calorieking.com (or .com.au) to get a rough idea of calorie intake and then modify it from there based on weekly results. When the goal is just to be a big bastard, as it has been recently, I just stuff my face, drink protein shakes and lift heavy shit un...
by Mog The Almighty
Fri Feb 28, 2014 3:16 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Training Thread - all aspects of fitness and health
Replies: 26100
Views: 1185670

Re: The Rugby Strength and Conditioning Thread

After playing footie last night and knowing that I had squat in the morning I felt it imperative to re-fuel properly. I ate a large pizza and a chicken kiev. TBF, I did throw a tin of tuna on the pizza. Weighed in a bit heavier today! That's the dream but I just get fat, unmotivated and end up givi...
by Mog The Almighty
Fri Feb 28, 2014 2:08 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Training Thread - all aspects of fitness and health
Replies: 26100
Views: 1185670

Re: The Rugby Strength and Conditioning Thread

I suspect fish oil would be a better option than flax.
by Mog The Almighty
Fri Feb 28, 2014 2:06 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Training Thread - all aspects of fitness and health
Replies: 26100
Views: 1185670

Re: The Rugby Strength and Conditioning Thread

If it works, stick to it.
by Mog The Almighty
Fri Feb 28, 2014 2:03 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Training Thread - all aspects of fitness and health
Replies: 26100
Views: 1185670

Re: The Rugby Strength and Conditioning Thread

goose: looks like you're lacking fats a little there.
by Mog The Almighty
Fri Feb 28, 2014 1:54 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Training Thread - all aspects of fitness and health
Replies: 26100
Views: 1185670

Re: The Rugby Strength and Conditioning Thread

Training to failure is probably what fries your legs. You can work up to 80-90% for an appropriate number of reps without going to failure. Do like 5 sets of 5-3-2-2-1 or something, a good breather in between. Shouldn't kill you too much afterwards. Certainly after you've done it for a couple of we...
by Mog The Almighty
Fri Feb 28, 2014 1:47 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Training Thread - all aspects of fitness and health
Replies: 26100
Views: 1185670

Re: The Rugby Strength and Conditioning Thread

Lads - having serious problems losing the body-fat. Don't think the diet is bad, wondering if anyone has a few tips as getting pretty frustrated; Breakfast - almost every day; porridge with tbs of peanut butter Lunch - lettuce, chickenn, boiled egg (there may be the odd day where I have a wrap with...
by Mog The Almighty
Fri Feb 28, 2014 1:46 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Training Thread - all aspects of fitness and health
Replies: 26100
Views: 1185670

Re: The Rugby Strength and Conditioning Thread

I have to take leg training to almost nothing during the season to avoid DOMs (and I assume counter-productive overtraining) during training runs and games. All my weight training is already low volume and high intensity. I basically do something like this: 15m cardio warmup lots of stretching Squat...
by Mog The Almighty
Fri Feb 28, 2014 1:05 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Training Thread - all aspects of fitness and health
Replies: 26100
Views: 1185670

Re: The Rugby Strength and Conditioning Thread

Squats and footy training in the same week? I envy your youth.
by Mog The Almighty
Fri Feb 28, 2014 12:54 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Early roles for huge stars ...
Replies: 188
Views: 10190

Re: Early roles for huge stars ...

Jean Claude Van Damn is hilarious as an extra in the background of this D-grade 80s movie "BreakDancin":

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PMDbBSyS1Rk
by Mog The Almighty
Fri Feb 28, 2014 12:51 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Early roles for huge stars ...
Replies: 188
Views: 10190

Re: Early roles for huge stars ...

I always thought one of the uncles in the end-skit of Eddie Murphy RAW looked and acted a lot like Samuel L Jackson, but had assumed he would have been too young at that time for that role. Only a couple of days ago I discovered it was actually him. http://jrbang.files.wordpress.com/2012/02/eddie-mu...