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Someone is bayoneting the corpse of Obama's for. pol.

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Hariri's resignation triggered a crescendo of war drums.
Perhaps. Perhaps the reverse is true.
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Bowens wrote:
Hariri's resignation triggered a crescendo of war drums.
Perhaps. Perhaps the reverse is true.
Posh Officer at Rorke's Drift "I say, those are war drums"
Geordie Squaddie "Are they? Thieving bastards"
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Turbogoat wrote:Posh Officer at Rorke's Drift "I say, those are war drums"
Geordie Squaddie "Are they? Thieving bastards"
:lol: where do you come up with this stuff?
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assfly wrote:
Turbogoat wrote:Posh Officer at Rorke's Drift "I say, those are war drums"
Geordie Squaddie "Are they? Thieving bastards"
:lol: where do you come up with this stuff?

That one has been shamelessly stolen from some stand up comedian who I don't even have the common decency to remember who it was. :blush:
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assfly wrote:
Turbogoat wrote:Posh Officer at Rorke's Drift "I say, those are war drums"
Geordie Squaddie "Are they? Thieving bastards"
:lol: where do you come up with this stuff?
He's a supercilious cock who makes shit up to feel important. Best ignored.
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Turbogoat wrote:
assfly wrote:
Turbogoat wrote:Posh Officer at Rorke's Drift "I say, those are war drums"
Geordie Squaddie "Are they? Thieving bastards"
:lol: where do you come up with this stuff?

That one has been shamelessly stolen from some stand up comedian who I don't even have the common decency to remember who it was. :blush:
Phil Jupiter?
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Turbogoat wrote:
assfly wrote:
Turbogoat wrote:Posh Officer at Rorke's Drift "I say, those are war drums"
Geordie Squaddie "Are they? Thieving bastards"
:lol: where do you come up with this stuff?

That one has been shamelessly stolen from some stand up comedian who I don't even have the common decency to remember who it was. :blush:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mqRkkVQ6OSE

It's from QI, Phil Jupitus taking the piss out of Stephen Fry's inability to understand a Georgie accent.

(And it was General Custer)
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Ellafan wrote:
assfly wrote:
Turbogoat wrote:Posh Officer at Rorke's Drift "I say, those are war drums"
Geordie Squaddie "Are they? Thieving bastards"
:lol: where do you come up with this stuff?
He's a supercilious cock who makes shit up to feel important. Best ignored.
Well, that was an odd time to lash with that wee tantrum. Been holding that in for long?
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Yer Man wrote:
Turbogoat wrote:
assfly wrote:
Turbogoat wrote:Posh Officer at Rorke's Drift "I say, those are war drums"
Geordie Squaddie "Are they? Thieving bastards"
:lol: where do you come up with this stuff?

That one has been shamelessly stolen from some stand up comedian who I don't even have the common decency to remember who it was. :blush:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mqRkkVQ6OSE

It's from QI, Phil Jupitus taking the piss out of Stephen Fry's inability to understand a Georgie accent.

(And it was General Custer)
Now that rings a bell.
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Yer Man wrote:
Turbogoat wrote:
assfly wrote:
Turbogoat wrote:Posh Officer at Rorke's Drift "I say, those are war drums"
Geordie Squaddie "Are they? Thieving bastards"
:lol: where do you come up with this stuff?

That one has been shamelessly stolen from some stand up comedian who I don't even have the common decency to remember who it was. :blush:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mqRkkVQ6OSE

It's from QI, Phil Jupitus taking the piss out of Stephen Fry's inability to understand a Georgie accent.

(And it was General Custer)
Typical. from someone who claims to be knowledgeable about the military, yet doesn't even know that it was a Welsh regiment - B Company, 2nd Battalion the 24th of Foot, later known as the South Wales Borderers - at Rorke's Drift. Nor that the OC was Lieutenant John Chard VC, an engineering officer who was nowhere near the sort of buffoon pilloried in Turdboats' post. Not to mention the other 10 VC winners. Or The hundreds of Zulu casualties.

Still, this is the sort of stupid commentary I came to expect from the ORs in my time. Product of a lack of higher education, really.
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Ellafan wrote:
Yer Man wrote:
Turbogoat wrote:
assfly wrote:
Turbogoat wrote:Posh Officer at Rorke's Drift "I say, those are war drums"
Geordie Squaddie "Are they? Thieving bastards"
:lol: where do you come up with this stuff?

That one has been shamelessly stolen from some stand up comedian who I don't even have the common decency to remember who it was. :blush:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mqRkkVQ6OSE

It's from QI, Phil Jupitus taking the piss out of Stephen Fry's inability to understand a Georgie accent.

(And it was General Custer)
Typical. from someone who claims to be knowledgeable about the military, yet doesn't even know that it was a Welsh regiment - B Company, 2nd Battalion the 24th of Foot, later known as the South Wales Borderers - at Rorke's Drift. Nor that the OC was Lieutenant John Chard VC, an engineering officer who was nowhere near the sort of buffoon pilloried in Turdboats' post. Not to mention the other 10 VC winners. Or The hundreds of Zulu casualties.

Still, this is the sort of stupid commentary I came to expect from the ORs in my time. Product of a lack of higher education, really.
The 24th was a Warwickshire regiment at the time.
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:lol:

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croyals wrote: The 24th was a Warwickshire regiment at the time.
Indeed, if you trace its lineage it was at one stage called the Warwickshires. It was not until about 1880 the name was formally changed. Nonetheless, its catchment area was Welsh. Also, the regiment won 5 VCs in the Andamans in the 1860s. No movie about that, though.
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Ellafan wrote:
Yer Man wrote:
Turbogoat wrote:
assfly wrote:
Turbogoat wrote:Posh Officer at Rorke's Drift "I say, those are war drums"
Geordie Squaddie "Are they? Thieving bastards"
:lol: where do you come up with this stuff?

That one has been shamelessly stolen from some stand up comedian who I don't even have the common decency to remember who it was. :blush:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mqRkkVQ6OSE

It's from QI, Phil Jupitus taking the piss out of Stephen Fry's inability to understand a Georgie accent.

(And it was General Custer)
Typical. from someone who claims to be knowledgeable about the military, yet doesn't even know that it was a Welsh regiment - B Company, 2nd Battalion the 24th of Foot, later known as the South Wales Borderers - at Rorke's Drift. Nor that the OC was Lieutenant John Chard VC, an engineering officer who was nowhere near the sort of buffoon pilloried in Turdboats' post. Not to mention the other 10 VC winners. Or The hundreds of Zulu casualties.

Still, this is the sort of stupid commentary I came to expect from the ORs in my time. Product of a lack of higher education, really.
This is one of the finest and oddest rants I have seen on here. From nowhere.
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slick wrote:
This is one of the finest and oddest rants I have seen on here. From nowhere.
I'd feel a bit better if I knew why he was this upset. I know I've aggravated my share of other people (ok, several people's shares), but I'm scratching my head about this one.
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Maybe he just thinks you talk shit. Kovana thinks I'm retarded, don't feel bad.
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Bowens wrote:Maybe he just thinks you talk shit. Kovana thinks I'm retarded, don't feel bad.
Nah, can't be that, I'm universally beloved as the font of all knowledge, wit and wisdom around here.

:D
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Here we go: VC's won at Rorke's drift:

Lt Chard - military professional
Lt Bromhead - the only one approaching Turdboat's disrespectful description. Understood the value of massed volley fire. May have been genetically stupid, but knew the drills.
Allen; Welsh
Hitch; Welsh
Hook; Welsh
Jones, R; Welsh
Jones, W; Welsh
Williams; Welsh
Reynolds; Pommy doctor
Dalton; Commissary
Schiess; Natal forces.

Spot the Geordie.
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ooh ooh.. he ad hominemed me! Right in the midst of his earnest attempt to seek historical accuracy in a cheap (plagiarized) joke. That's commitment for you.

OK, I'm curious now, did I not give you a dollar to shine my shoes while I was shagging your Mum or what?
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Turbogoat wrote:
Bowens wrote:Maybe he just thinks you talk shit. Kovana thinks I'm retarded, don't feel bad.
Nah, can't be that, I'm universally beloved as the font of all knowledge, wit and wisdom around here.

:D
You had me until wit.
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Bowens wrote:
Turbogoat wrote:
Bowens wrote:Maybe he just thinks you talk shit. Kovana thinks I'm retarded, don't feel bad.
Nah, can't be that, I'm universally beloved as the font of all knowledge, wit and wisdom around here.

:D
You had me until wit.
Maybe I'm just half right there. (Self deprecating wit. BOOM)
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I think you mean pew-pew! ;)
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Have the mods deleted half this thread? It feels like there should be at least 5-6 more posts early on to get to where it jumps to?
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Raggs wrote:Have the mods deleted half this thread? It feels like there should be at least 5-6 more posts early on to get to where it jumps to?

Turdboat has me on ignore. He can't read my posts. Or so he said a few months ago.

Maybe you're seeing his version of the thread.

PS, please don't quote me.

I don't want to upset him. he seems very fragile tonight. Quite over-reactive to criticism for being historically inaccurate.
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Ellafan wrote:
Raggs wrote:Have the mods deleted half this thread? It feels like there should be at least 5-6 more posts early on to get to where it jumps to?

Turdboat has me on ignore. He can't read my posts. Or so he said a few months ago.

Maybe you're seeing his version of the thread.

PS, please don't quote me.

I don't want to upset him. he seems very fragile tonight. Quite over-reactive to criticism for being historically inaccurate.
Really? Damn, I confess I don't remember any of that. Seems to have stuck with you though. Can you post a link to That? I'm not calling you a proven liar or at all full of shit, but I really don't remember putting you on ignore. (You aren't btw, I just don't recall who you are. Sorry)
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Two countries clearly at war with one another but neither actually wants to directly fire on the other.
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Turbogoat wrote:
Ellafan wrote:
Turdboat has me on ignore. He can't read my posts. Or so he said a few months ago.

Maybe you're seeing his version of the thread.

PS, please don't quote me.

I don't want to upset him. he seems very fragile tonight. Quite over-reactive to criticism for being historically inaccurate.
Really? Damn, I confess I don't remember any of that. Seems to have stuck with you though. Can you post a link to That? I'm not calling you a proven liar or at all full of shit, but I really don't remember putting you on ignore. (You aren't btw, I just don't recall who you are. Sorry)
Any luck with that link? Pretty please?

Tell me you've at least established why the joke (plagiarised) required it to be a Geordie and that all your tireless efforts on the google have really been missing the point?

At least tell me why you're having such an out of the blue tantrum at me. I know I've pissed off a fair few people on here, I'd just like to remember why you have strapped on your big boy pants, downed all that Dutch courage and finally have the nutsack to say something to me.

Really. I've even searched for our past interactions,
http://forum.planetrugby.com/search.php ... mit=Search

I'm genuinely not seeing where you think I put you on ignore. If you can show me, at least I can understand why you've got so much sand in your vagina.
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This thread is super creepy. :thumbdown:
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fraz wrote:This thread is super creepy. :thumbdown:
It sure is. Can any of the board historians enlighten me as to what exactly has crawled up the poor lad's ass?

He still hasn't clicked why it needed to be a Geordie in my initial post either, which is a pity.
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Basically, he's a weird troll.
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No sign of any link to where I apparently put him on ignore either.

I'm still not calling him a big fat fatty fat liar, but I really don't recall any exchange like that with him.
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Haha, just read the thread. Quality PRing. EF's jumped in like a mentalist, seems to be swinging mad punches at thin air.
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I don't think I've ever seen anyone on here miss a joke quite so spectacularly.

Edifying stuff.
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Anyhow, good move from the young prince, taking a leaf out of Xi Jinping's book. Start up an anti-corruption drive that takes out your political rivals - kudos.

Be interesting to see how far his liberalising will go, before pushback from the religious nutters starts.
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TheDocForgotHisLogon wrote:Haha, just read the thread. Quality PRing. EF's jumped in like a mentalist, seems to be swinging mad punches at thin air.
He reminds me a bit of sluggy.
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Stu Wilsons gloves wrote:Anyhow, good move from the young prince, taking a leaf out of Xi Jinping's book. Start up an anti-corruption drive that takes out your political rivals - kudos.

Be interesting to see how far his liberalising will go, before pushback from the religious nutters starts.
I think he's expecting a pushback, which has been echoed by some of his cabinet members - "if they don't want to come we will drag them", something along those lines. I think he'll probably get them well on board with countering Iran, if they hate anything it's surely to be those Shia. And he's talked about bringing the fight "inside Iran", which is just mad stuff altogether.

Whatever you think of him, MBS is on course to being one of the most powerful, if not the most powerful, king Saudi has seen.
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Ellafan wrote:
Yer Man wrote:
Turbogoat wrote:
assfly wrote:
Turbogoat wrote:Posh Officer at Rorke's Drift "I say, those are war drums"
Geordie Squaddie "Are they? Thieving bastards"
:lol: where do you come up with this stuff?

That one has been shamelessly stolen from some stand up comedian who I don't even have the common decency to remember who it was. :blush:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mqRkkVQ6OSE

It's from QI, Phil Jupitus taking the piss out of Stephen Fry's inability to understand a Georgie accent.

(And it was General Custer)

Typical. from someone who claims to be knowledgeable about the military, yet doesn't even know that it was a Welsh regiment - B Company, 2nd Battalion the 24th of Foot, later known as the South Wales Borderers - at Rorke's Drift. Nor that the OC was Lieutenant John Chard VC, an engineering officer who was nowhere near the sort of buffoon pilloried in Turdboats' post. Not to mention the other 10 VC winners. Or The hundreds of Zulu casualties.

Still, this is the sort of stupid commentary I came to expect from the ORs in my time. Product of a lack of higher education, really.
you could be the annoying cnut on QI
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Stu Wilsons gloves wrote:Anyhow, good move from the young prince, taking a leaf out of Xi Jinping's book. Start up an anti-corruption drive that takes out your political rivals - kudos.

Be interesting to see how far his liberalising will go, before pushback from the religious nutters starts.
how liberalizing is he though ? anyone figure out why he started the war in Yemen other than a power play with Iran ?
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