How did you learn about the PR Forum?

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My ex BIL
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The PR homepage.
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mr bungle wrote:The PR homepage.
ok, thanks
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I google searched 'rugby forum' and this was one of the options.
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LandOTurk wrote:
mr bungle wrote:The PR homepage.
ok, thanks
:lol:
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Ali's Choice wrote:I google searched 'rugby forum' and this was one of the options.
This.

My login registration got lost in the mail (probably bulk deleted by Enzedder along with the spambot applications) so I posted my shit on a feral soccer forum for about 5 years instead, where you could join with only a generic free email address.

Occasionally visited here in the meantime before signing up around 2007-08.
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Ali's Choice wrote:I google searched 'rugby forum' and this was one of the options.
Pretty sure that’s what I did also. Around the time of the 03 RWC
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shanky wrote:
Ali's Choice wrote:I google searched 'rugby forum' and this was one of the options.
Pretty sure that’s what I did also. Around the time of the 03 RWC
Same same. It just made sense.
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1999 RWC. First time I used the internet was '99 and was constantly reading about rugby on PR, Rugbyheaven, scrum.com etc. Forum was dead back then so I didn't interest me until RWC'11 when Tonga beat France and I wanted to read every reaction on the media/internet about it, so I ventured back.
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We haven’t done this for a while. Anyway, it was all down to an (in)famous saffa poster, who maybe knows sweet FA about SA rugby Players but does have an intimate knowledge of the penal system in SE Asia 😉) who made a comment about then dirtiest team he played against and named my team as the worst. I created my handle and the rest is history. Most be some 20 years ago or thereabouts...FML...😭
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Hong Kong wrote:We haven’t done this for a while. Anyway, it was all down to an (in)famous saffa poster, who maybe knows sweet FA about SA rugby Players but does have an intimate knowledge of the penal system in SE Asia 😉) who made a comment about the dirtiest team he played against and named my team as the worst. I created my handle and the rest is history. Most be some 20 years ago or thereabouts...FML...😭
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guy smiley wrote:
shanky wrote:
Ali's Choice wrote:I google searched 'rugby forum' and this was one of the options.
Pretty sure that’s what I did also. Around the time of the 03 RWC
Same same. It just made sense.
I think I yahooed it.
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Hong Kong wrote:We haven’t done this for a while. Anyway, it was all down to an (in)famous saffa poster, who maybe knows sweet FA about SA rugby Players but does have an intimate knowledge of the penal system in SE Asia 😉) who made a comment about then dirtiest team he played against and named my team as the worst. I created my handle and the rest is history. Most be some 20 years ago or thereabouts...FML...😭
Was it true?

Were you dirty?

If so, in what ways were you dirty? We need to know.
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shanky wrote:
Hong Kong wrote:We haven’t done this for a while. Anyway, it was all down to an (in)famous saffa poster, who maybe knows sweet FA about SA rugby Players but does have an intimate knowledge of the penal system in SE Asia 😉) who made a comment about then dirtiest team he played against and named my team as the worst. I created my handle and the rest is history. Most be some 20 years ago or thereabouts...FML...😭
Was it true?

Were you dirty?

If so, in what ways were you dirty? We need to know.
Spruiking for the CCP dirty. He's worst than the chief of WHO.
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shanky wrote:
Hong Kong wrote:We haven’t done this for a while. Anyway, it was all down to an (in)famous saffa poster, who maybe knows sweet FA about SA rugby Players but does have an intimate knowledge of the penal system in SE Asia 😉) who made a comment about then dirtiest team he played against and named my team as the worst. I created my handle and the rest is history. Most be some 20 years ago or thereabouts...FML...😭
Was it true?

Were you dirty?

If so, in what ways were you dirty? We need to know.
Apparently we were so dirty, when we punched him, his contact lens flew out! 😂😂😂

But other than that we were pretty cool. Nothing special, apart from the odd testicle grab, occasionally eye gouge and the once in a while gobbing in the face.
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Jointly recommended by Peter ("Waratah") Fitzsimons and Rowan Quinn.
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Found the URL scrawled on a Toilet wall in a flat just up the road from Eden Park.
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CrazyIslander wrote: Spruiking for the CCP dirty. He's worst than the chief of WHO.
:lol:

Hong Kong wrote: Apparently we were so dirty, when we punched him, his contact lens flew out! 😂😂😂

But other than that we were pretty cool. Nothing special, apart from the odd testicle grab, occasionally eye gouge and the once in a while gobbing in the face.
Noice! Testicle grabs - another thing ruined by rugby marketing types
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I was online shopping for a new Wooden Spoon.

Just kept on googling BigBruv stories....

Pretty kinky stuff but i have an open mind.... Brought me to PR Forum......
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Simon S-B on rec.sport.rugby.union mentioned it when answering a question about which web-based forums rather than Usenet forums were hoovering up existing or prospective rsru posters.

I used to visit the Planet Rugby website frequently for rugby news, match reviews etc and never so much as noticed there was a forum. :blush:
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blackblackblack wrote:Found the URL scrawled on a Toilet wall in a flat just up the road from Eden Park.
SA meatbots doing what they do
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I was browsing a random Graun match thread and someone mentioned PR. There were various responses along the lines of ‘I wouldn’t post there’, ‘toxic swamp’ and ‘vicious sociopaths’, so, naturally, I dropped in. I think the first thread I browsed was Dozy vs the Balham hammers, so that was that, obvs...
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I used to post on scrum.com and someone mentioned it. I came for a gander in 2001 or so and it was in that god awful scrolling format thread thing so I stayed away.

I registered during the 2003 RWC.
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PR Homepage but completely lost track of when. Lurked for a while and thought that this was the perfect place for someone who has to pretend to work on a PC most of the day and talk sh!te to other numpties. After a while I realised I have misjudged the place. It's the pefect place to talk absolute sh!te etc...
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kiap wrote:
Ali's Choice wrote:I google searched 'rugby forum' and this was one of the options.
This.

My login registration got lost in the mail (probably bulk deleted by Enzedder along with the spambot applications) so I posted my shit on a feral soccer forum for about 5 years instead, where you could join with only a generic free email address.

Occasionally visited here in the meantime before signing up around 2007-08.

Not guilty - we didn't have a spam problem back then - it came with the advent of the new board in 2012.

You probably just never authenticated your email address.
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Someone on the crappy BBC 606 rugby pages said it was a forum of arseholes. I had to check it out.
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shanky wrote:
Ali's Choice wrote:I google searched 'rugby forum' and this was one of the options.
Pretty sure that’s what I did also. Around the time of the 03 RWC
Same. I was living in a place with little or no tv coverage and certainly no rugby folk to speak of or to.
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Found it leading up to the time that NH team won the world cup.

Can't remember the team that won as it was so long ago.
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AND-y wrote:Someone on the crappy BBC 606 rugby pages said it was a forum of arseholes. I had to check it out.
Yeah I think I was the same.

What a cess pit the 606 forums were. Sometimes my incoherent posts would get published on the official BBC sport match reports though which was fun. :thumbup:
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OutOfTouch told me about it in 2004
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Google. Is Planet Rugby closing down ? I am a fairly infrequent visitor as you can see by my post count.
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PUMITA wrote:Google. Is Planet Rugby closing down ? I am a fairly infrequent visitor as you can see by my post count.
It is beginning to sound a bit who knows, but being threatened to by the hosts
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Dark wrote:
PUMITA wrote:Google. Is Planet Rugby closing down ? I am a fairly infrequent visitor as you can see by my post count.
It is beginning to sound a bit who knows, but being threatened to by the hosts
I thought it was confirmed or has there been a change of heart?
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Lions 05. Not very much to interest a neutral on Day 1, but the following day was the attempt on BOD’s life......
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Sandstorm wrote:Lions 05. Not very much to interest a neutral on Day 1, but the following day was the attempt on BOD’s life......
I had forgotten about that. A sickening episode and a low point in world rugby. Has there ever been much comment on this act of thuggery?
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Sewa on Munsterfans after Mitty's boat. Think he has decamped there after relentless bullying from Mullet
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mr bungle wrote:The PR homepage.
This, which I found through my subscription to Rugby World magazine.
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MungoMan wrote: I used to visit the Planet Rugby website frequently for rugby news, match reviews etc and never so much as noticed there was a forum. :blush:
The same. I was using the match update feed when the Lions toured in 2001.

Never even saw the Forum icon. Terrible website design.

2003 a Kiwi co-worker showed me a thread where the All Blacks were being impugned.

Hooked
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Nolanator wrote:
mr bungle wrote:The PR homepage.
This, which I found through my subscription to Rugby World magazine.
I think you and I are both class of 2008. I can't believe it's been over a decade...
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AND-y wrote:
Nolanator wrote:
mr bungle wrote:The PR homepage.
This, which I found through my subscription to Rugby World magazine.
I think you and I are both class of 2008. I can't believe it's been over a decade...
Yep! :lol: :blush:
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