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by piquant
Mon Apr 19, 2021 2:57 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: F1 Thread
Replies: 12353
Views: 624784

Re: F1 Thread

One can only hope it'd be the rare example of an interesting street circuit
by piquant
Mon Apr 19, 2021 10:50 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: **OFFICIAL** English Rugby Thread
Replies: 89128
Views: 4700924

Re: **OFFICIAL** English Rugby Thread

Bath made hard work of that, although still not entirely sure what some of the scrum penalties were for. Interception pass aside, Ford very impressive, both passing and tactical kicking. Really wish his dad could have kept it in his trousers. The constant early engage penalties melt my brain. That ...
by piquant
Mon Apr 19, 2021 10:02 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: F1 Thread
Replies: 12353
Views: 624784

Re: F1 Thread

de_Selby wrote: Mon Apr 19, 2021 10:00 am
Mick Mannock wrote: Mon Apr 19, 2021 9:43 am Or Norris is simply a faster driver.
This.

Norris definitely has the goods. I think Riccardo is basically in Vettel territory now as well though. Past glories.

Is calling him Riccardo a bored thing?
by piquant
Mon Apr 19, 2021 10:01 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: F1 Thread
Replies: 12353
Views: 624784

Re: F1 Thread

not sure how the intermediate wearing down to more of a slick profile as was the case when Hamilton was catching before the first pit stop tells us much about the underlying performance of the car that's a very specific scenario, which might repeat, but isn't likely to be as influential as say who ...
by piquant
Mon Apr 19, 2021 12:42 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: F1 Thread
Replies: 12353
Views: 624784

Re: F1 Thread

not sure how the intermediate wearing down to more of a slick profile as was the case when Hamilton was catching before the first pit stop tells us much about the underlying performance of the car that's a very specific scenario, which might repeat, but isn't likely to be as influential as say who h...
by piquant
Sun Apr 18, 2021 11:38 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: U.S. politics thread and Joe Biden-the Ronan O'Gara of U.S. Presidents
Replies: 2083
Views: 70025

Re: U.S. politics thread and Joe Biden-the Ronan O'Gara of U.S. Presidents

Is that because she was mean to the rape apologist from Ohio?
by piquant
Sun Apr 18, 2021 11:30 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: F1 Thread
Replies: 12353
Views: 624784

Re: F1 Thread

Hamilton a bit lucky after an error, though on another day Merc manage a competent change of tyres and he's off in P1 and never has that problem to begin with. Bottas might have been giving a clearer idea as to the real pace of the Merc car today, and Hamilton's work in the first few corners isn't t...
by piquant
Sun Apr 18, 2021 11:27 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: **OFFICIAL** English Rugby Thread
Replies: 89128
Views: 4700924

Re: **OFFICIAL** English Rugby Thread

How long is a bit of string?

He clearly has ability, he's clearly impressing a lot of very good players in the England squad. If he doesn't step up at some point someone else goes past him
by piquant
Sun Apr 18, 2021 6:03 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Chicago cop shoots 13 year old with hands up
Replies: 129
Views: 4928

Re: Chicago cop shoots 13 year old with hands up

Why do cops feels the need to confront people with guns. Do they perhaps feel it is a contest, them against criminal? Literally their job.... :lol: F ucking pointless discussion if this is the starting point. Why do you always remove the name of the poster you're quoting? It seems like you're going...
by piquant
Sat Apr 17, 2021 1:28 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: U.S. politics thread and Joe Biden-the Ronan O'Gara of U.S. Presidents
Replies: 2083
Views: 70025

Re: U.S. politics thread and Joe Biden-the Ronan O'Gara of U.S. Presidents

Market health. Obligatory "this is from ZeroHedge". https://www.zerohedge.com/markets/einhorn-market-fractured-and-process-breaking-completely Scary stuff Time to invest in real estate. But here in the US, you can't buy anything destined to last. In France, we say invest in stone but here it is all...
by piquant
Sat Apr 17, 2021 9:21 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Chicago cop shoots 13 year old with hands up
Replies: 129
Views: 4928

Re: Chicago cop shoots 13 year old with hands up

Running away from the cops is never a good idea, particularly armed ones, particularly if you are also armed. The kid had plenty of opportunities to drop the gun in plain sight running down the alley. The longer he refused to obey the cop, the more of a threat to the cop’s life he became. Perhaps t...
by piquant
Sat Apr 17, 2021 9:06 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: U.S. politics thread and Joe Biden-the Ronan O'Gara of U.S. Presidents
Replies: 2083
Views: 70025

Re: U.S. politics thread and Joe Biden-the Ronan O'Gara of U.S. Presidents

Market health. Obligatory "this is from ZeroHedge". https://www.zerohedge.com/markets/einhorn-market-fractured-and-process-breaking-completely Scary stuff Time to invest in real estate. But here in the US, you can't buy anything destined to last. In France, we say invest in stone but here it is all...
by piquant
Sat Apr 17, 2021 12:58 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: U.S. politics thread and Joe Biden-the Ronan O'Gara of U.S. Presidents
Replies: 2083
Views: 70025

Re: U.S. politics thread and Joe Biden-the Ronan O'Gara of U.S. Presidents

Bleach :lol: Still peddling that one :lol: What type of disinfectant to be used, Trump didn't elaborate. Bleach is a perfectly acceptable disinfectant. I don't imagine that bit of stupidity from Trump is going to stop being funny anytime soon, and he was terrific comedy value other than it being be...
by piquant
Fri Apr 16, 2021 5:46 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: U.S. politics thread and Joe Biden-the Ronan O'Gara of U.S. Presidents
Replies: 2083
Views: 70025

Re: U.S. politics thread and Joe Biden-the Ronan O'Gara of U.S. Presidents

I will take that one on behalf of Piquant as he is not French. Where is he/she from? Wales I believe. Apologies in advance if I am wrong :uhoh: Harsh indeed! English, albeit with a Welsh mother. Perhaps it was the Welsh blood which initially drew a slow response from me, such I was halfway to posti...
by piquant
Fri Apr 16, 2021 5:41 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: U.S. politics thread and Joe Biden-the Ronan O'Gara of U.S. Presidents
Replies: 2083
Views: 70025

Re: U.S. politics thread and Joe Biden-the Ronan O'Gara of U.S. Presidents

Piquant - pleasantly stimulating or exciting to the mind. I never heard the term before but I'll bank it. :thumbup: I think someone said something along the lines of post on PR, it's all good fun and capers. And the capers made me think of the food capers and thusly piquancy. Though when you write ...
by piquant
Fri Apr 16, 2021 4:53 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: U.S. politics thread and Joe Biden-the Ronan O'Gara of U.S. Presidents
Replies: 2083
Views: 70025

Re: U.S. politics thread and Joe Biden-the Ronan O'Gara of U.S. Presidents

I will take that one on behalf of Piquant as he is not French. Where is he/she from? Wales I believe. Apologies in advance if I am wrong :uhoh: Harsh indeed! English, albeit with a Welsh mother. Perhaps it was the Welsh blood which initially drew a slow response from me, such I was halfway to posti...
by piquant
Fri Apr 16, 2021 4:47 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: U.S. politics thread and Joe Biden-the Ronan O'Gara of U.S. Presidents
Replies: 2083
Views: 70025

Re: U.S. politics thread and Joe Biden-the Ronan O'Gara of U.S. Presidents

As is they've been presented with a majority conservative court that doesn't especially well represent the country as is. Bullshit argument. Stick to France, and tell me why Macron closed ENA. (If the Court is supposed to well represent the country, why is everyone except Amy Comey Barrett a gradua...
by piquant
Fri Apr 16, 2021 3:02 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: U.S. politics thread and Joe Biden-the Ronan O'Gara of U.S. Presidents
Replies: 2083
Views: 70025

Re: U.S. politics thread and Joe Biden-the Ronan O'Gara of U.S. Presidents

In one of the presidential debates, Trump said that Biden would pack the Supreme Court Trump interjected: “Are you going to pack the court? Are you going to pack the court? He doesn’t want to answer.” “I’m not going to answer the question, because the question is, the question is, the question is —...
by piquant
Fri Apr 16, 2021 3:01 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: U.S. politics thread and Joe Biden-the Ronan O'Gara of U.S. Presidents
Replies: 2083
Views: 70025

Re: U.S. politics thread and Joe Biden-the Ronan O'Gara of U.S. Presidents

And the anti-democratic Democrats will probably pack the Supreme Court in their move towards dictatorship. If there's one thing that annoys me about modern politics is how short-sighted politicians are. Do the Democrats think the Republicans are never going to be in control one day and could potent...
by piquant
Thu Apr 15, 2021 10:25 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: U.S. politics thread and Joe Biden-the Ronan O'Gara of U.S. Presidents
Replies: 2083
Views: 70025

Re: U.S. politics thread and Joe Biden-the Ronan O'Gara of U.S. Presidents

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d4R_p-qG0wQ CNN staffer caught on tape admitting network tried 'to get Trump out of office' Real journalism V activism. Saw this the other day, but resisted posting. This sort of thing only triggers those that think Biden is their friend. I can appreciate why you did...
by piquant
Wed Apr 14, 2021 12:37 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: "I thought it was my taser" Shooting
Replies: 79
Views: 3423

Re: "I thought it was my taser" Shooting

I've no issue with forcibly handling those who don't cooperate. But in the very first instance I don't go from having failed to handcuff them, and they were initially complying, to shooting them once they panic and do something stupid. There really should be several intervening steps before that po...
by piquant
Wed Apr 14, 2021 12:36 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: "I thought it was my taser" Shooting
Replies: 79
Views: 3423

Re: "I thought it was my taser" Shooting

fatcat wrote: Wed Apr 14, 2021 11:53 am The only ones responsible for rioting are rioters. It's a very simple concept.

if you're going with that simplistic a take then the former police officer in this instance is on the line for first degree murder, being wholly responsible for her actions
by piquant
Wed Apr 14, 2021 11:48 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: "I thought it was my taser" Shooting
Replies: 79
Views: 3423

Re: "I thought it was my taser" Shooting

"Triggering riots" :lol: You really are a silly boy. My bad, it was my understanding there's widespread mistrust of the police especially in regard to treatment of non whites. And this fed into all that resulting in some rioting in the locality. Which bit is wrong, that there's mistrust of the poli...
by piquant
Wed Apr 14, 2021 11:45 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: B&I Lions coaches
Replies: 40
Views: 1756

Re: B&I Lions coaches

Gwenno wrote: Wed Apr 14, 2021 10:19 am I've never seen Jenkins' dad, but I bet he looks just like him. each year he gets a bit balder and a bit jowlier.
His old man was a little slimmer and more hirsute, though he did also look like he enjoyed a smoke and a pint. He did have a strong resemblance though
by piquant
Wed Apr 14, 2021 11:36 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: "I thought it was my taser" Shooting
Replies: 79
Views: 3423

Re: "I thought it was my taser" Shooting

I've no issue with forcibly handling those who don't cooperate. But in the very first instance I don't go from having failed to handcuff them, and they were initially complying, to shooting them once they panic and do something stupid. There really should be several intervening steps before that po...
by piquant
Wed Apr 14, 2021 9:43 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: "I thought it was my taser" Shooting
Replies: 79
Views: 3423

Re: "I thought it was my taser" Shooting

There is a vast gulf between just letting him go and shooting him, even shooting him with a less lethal taser. The job is to protect and serve, and that can be managed over a 24 hour period of tracking him down and arresting him if needs be, and adding the charge of resisting arrest, and adding ano...
by piquant
Wed Apr 14, 2021 12:57 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: B&I Lions coaches
Replies: 40
Views: 1756

Re: B&I Lions coaches

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It's just a shame the stage group name Diversity is already taken
by piquant
Wed Apr 14, 2021 12:53 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: "I thought it was my taser" Shooting
Replies: 79
Views: 3423

Re: "I thought it was my taser" Shooting

So she turned off the safety on the gun and still thought it was a taser. Weight difference too. Positioning on belt. Gun on main side, taser on off side Yep, that dog just ain't gonna hunt. I wear a tool belt everyday, never gone for the hammer on the wrong side- brain just refuses. I don’t believ...
by piquant
Wed Apr 14, 2021 12:51 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: "I thought it was my taser" Shooting
Replies: 79
Views: 3423

Re: "I thought it was my taser" Shooting

Sorry this has to be one of the most apologetic posts for criminals.. A guy is found to have a warrant for his arrest. The police try to arrest his (but appear to be rubbish with the handcuffs). The guy sees and opportunity to escape and attempts to jumping back in his car to escape. (your view is ...
by piquant
Tue Apr 13, 2021 7:54 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: "I thought it was my taser" Shooting
Replies: 79
Views: 3423

Re: "I thought it was my taser" Shooting

But he clearly tried to run and escape. So maybe send someone to arrest him, not shoot him, and by all means add charges for failing to appear and resisting arrest. I don't know if the mistake idea is credible or not, but either way it seems unlikely escalating to tasering him was appropriate even ...
by piquant
Tue Apr 13, 2021 7:43 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread
Replies: 25219
Views: 707254

Re: OFFICIAL Brexit Thread

Well isn’t it great news for Birmingham. It’s not like the UK is suddenly going to collapse. It’s one of the worlds biggest economies. Companies will want to continue invest in the UK. The fact it is no longer in the EU might just mean the opportunities are less. Brum could use it, crap loads of ne...
by piquant
Tue Apr 13, 2021 5:03 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: "I thought it was my taser" Shooting
Replies: 79
Views: 3423

Re: "I thought it was my taser" Shooting

So it was a legitimate arrest that he resisted and tried to flee, the police shot him (by mistake whilst attempting to Taser him), and yet he is 100% innocent for what occurred, and the police officer is 100% in the wrong and racist. He was a black man who was pulled over for having too much stuff ...
by piquant
Tue Apr 13, 2021 5:02 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: "I thought it was my taser" Shooting
Replies: 79
Views: 3423

Re: "I thought it was my taser" Shooting

So it was a legitimate arrest that he resisted and tried to flee, the police shot him (by mistake whilst attempting to Taser him), and yet he is 100% innocent for what occurred, and the police officer is 100% in the wrong and racist. He was a black man who was pulled over for having too much stuff ...
by piquant
Tue Apr 13, 2021 4:11 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: "I thought it was my taser" Shooting
Replies: 79
Views: 3423

Re: "I thought it was my taser" Shooting

Why did he resist arrest when being arrested and handcuffed and try and flee ? If all he had done wrong is have an air freshener hanging up? Am i missing something ? He apparently had a warrant out on him for failing to appear in court. So it was a legitimate arrest that he resisted and tried to fl...
by piquant
Mon Apr 12, 2021 3:36 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: U.S. politics thread and Joe Biden-the Ronan O'Gara of U.S. Presidents
Replies: 2083
Views: 70025

Re: U.S. politics thread and Joe Biden-the Ronan O'Gara of U.S. Presidents

That' That's strange - in Trump's pandemic year the numbers reduced. These things fluctuate. 2019 https://www.businessinsider.com/border-patrol-number-of-arrests-migrants-immigrants-highest-since-2007-2019-10 And not all actions follow in immediate fashion. Though if someone wanted to discount the p...
by piquant
Mon Apr 12, 2021 3:09 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: U.S. politics thread and Joe Biden-the Ronan O'Gara of U.S. Presidents
Replies: 2083
Views: 70025

Re: U.S. politics thread and Joe Biden-the Ronan O'Gara of U.S. Presidents

And it's not like he's creating the problem at the border , that's very much being driven by other factors. He's merely not looking to finance the ongoing build of a largely pointless vanity project Of course he's created the problems - promising citizenship to an existing 11m illegal immigrants an...
by piquant
Mon Apr 12, 2021 2:30 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: U.S. politics thread and Joe Biden-the Ronan O'Gara of U.S. Presidents
Replies: 2083
Views: 70025

Re: U.S. politics thread and Joe Biden-the Ronan O'Gara of U.S. Presidents

The absolute state of this thread. If ever there was an example of how so few can füxk something up for so many it is here Actually it has gone rather quiet as Mr Biden's supporters can now see him for the disaster that he really is. All they can do is refer back to Trump. What disaster Mick? Tryin...
by piquant
Mon Apr 12, 2021 2:14 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: U.S. politics thread and Joe Biden-the Ronan O'Gara of U.S. Presidents
Replies: 2083
Views: 70025

Re: U.S. politics thread and Joe Biden-the Ronan O'Gara of U.S. Presidents

The absolute state of this thread. If ever there was an example of how so few can füxk something up for so many it is here Actually it has gone rather quiet as Mr Biden's supporters can now see him for the disaster that he really is. All they can do is refer back to Trump. What disaster Mick? Tryin...
by piquant
Sun Apr 11, 2021 3:17 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: **OFFICIAL** English Rugby Thread
Replies: 89128
Views: 4700924

Re: **OFFICIAL** English Rugby Thread

Comparing rugby to football is just delusional. There's no point whatsoever in even starting to think we can compete with football, we can grow the game but the gulf is massive, frankly we're lucky we have the profile we do. Also what does it mean you can just 'demand' money? Demand from whom? And w...