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    [Law] Re: Advantage and running out.

    Technically, it probably has, but if you allow advantage to be over (having not said so) you are making a rod for your own back. The team that had advantage could rightly claim that they would have...
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    Re: RIP Chester Williams

    No, just no!

    You are not just barking up the wrong tree, you are barking the wrong forest!

    Jonah Lomu had a serious kidney disease called nephrotic syndrome and died from a heart attack...
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    [Law] Re: Choke 'Tackle'

    Interesting that the video purporting to be about "The Art of the Choke Tackle" shows a frame in which a Green player has his arm around the neck of a Gold player in a seatbelt tackle - an action for...
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    Re: RIP Chester Williams

    Yeah, what the hell is it with this group? These guys were all middle aged...

    James Small 50
    Ruben Kruger 39
    Joost van der Westhuizen 45
    Chester Williams 49
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    Congratulations to Rebecca Mahoney....

    ... who has become the first woman to referee a men's elite level rugby match in New Zealand

    http://mitre10cup.co.nz/News/34649/referee-rebecca-mahoney-set-to-achieve-another-historic-first
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    Re: Owens to referee Wales

    It ain't a test match if there are no Ranking points up for grabs, and in any case, the Barbarians is a club side, not a national representative team.

    The rugby, a "test" match and an...
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    Re: Owens to referee Wales

    Who the hell writes this rubbish?

    "Owens' appointment is unique in the professional era of rugby union, when neutral referees take control of Test matches."

    Wales v Barbarians is NOT a test...
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    [Law] Re: New framework .. Biggar

    To clarify
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    [Golden Oldies] Re: Nigel Owens on inclusive rugby.

    "[Crown's] internal security policy requires our security officers to check identification of those persons they believe to be under the age of 25,"

    This is not at all unusual. Both the local...
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    [Golden Oldies] Re: Nigel Owens on inclusive rugby.

    You're twisting things... again, as usual.

    Tom says "she's a corrupt bitch" about Hilary Clinton.
    The next week, Jack says "she's a corrupt bitch" about Senator Kamala Harris.

    Does "she's a...
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    [Golden Oldies] Re: Nigel Owens on inclusive rugby.

    Exactly!
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    [Golden Oldies] Re: Nigel Owens on inclusive rugby.

    Perhaps you missed the bold part

    "The political use of the term" and I am referring exclusively to US politics since NKW is inferring its a racist dogwhistle there... it is not!
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    [Golden Oldies] Re: Nigel Owens on inclusive rugby.

    I follow American politics very closely, and what you are saying is rubbish!

    The political use of the term "stick a fork in her, she's done" was originated by Will Durst of the Huffington Post. It...
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    [Golden Oldies] Re: Nigel Owens on inclusive rugby.

    "All" isn't necessarily an absolute

    https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/all

    "all those dollars" doesn't necessarily mean every last dollar in the same way that "all the time" does...
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    [Golden Oldies] Re: Nigel Owens on inclusive rugby.

    Oh yes, my favourite.

    Trump goes on and on about how 'merica is taking millions and millions of dollars in trade tariffs from the Chinese. The reality is, he is too dumb to realise that is it the...
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    [Golden Oldies] Re: Nigel Owens on inclusive rugby.

    As I said, mine's a Beretta 686 over-under shotgun.

    https://i.sitebiz.com/cnNyZmVlZA/rsr_number/b/BRJ6863J0_1.jpg
    That means it has two barrels, one above the other. You only get two shots before...
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    Re: unsportsmanlike ...

    I agree that some of those Soccer ones were offensive (after all, Soccer - go figure), but we generally don't see that in Rugby. However, since when is the "funky chicken" offensive?
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    Re: unsportsmanlike ...

    I would not YC post try celebrations that are not offensive.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b8-OtRbJfzk

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wC8oTbqAUZ8

    What happened after the these is what...
  19. Thread: Area 51

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    Re: Area 51

    A suggestion from an American friend of mine....

    While we are 'storming' Area 51, you Europeans should do the same at the Vatican.

    Tag line - "We'll get the aliens, you get the predators"
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    [Golden Oldies] Re: Nigel Owens on inclusive rugby.

    Its going very well... better than expected in fact.

    Perhaps you need to update your "facts". Understand that what I am about to post is from before the first buyback event.
    ...
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    Re: Area 51

    It will be fun watching them drop like flies

    This will be summer/fall in the US. The temperatures in and around Groom Lake at that time of year can reach 40C and has been known to reach 50C.
    ...
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    [Golden Oldies] Re: Nigel Owens on inclusive rugby.

    "Ruling the momentum pass since 1948"

    Well, not me personally. I was coached about momentum passes when I first started refereeing, that was in the late 1970s!
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    [Golden Oldies] Re: Nigel Owens on inclusive rugby.

    The infamous "forward pass" thread, but we could fix that though.

    If a mod were to delete all the posts arguing that a pass was forward if it travelled forward over the ground (i.e. the ones that...
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    [Golden Oldies] Re: Nigel Owens on inclusive rugby.

    Here is a brief explanation of why Americans are obsessed with guns.... With thanks to Michael Moore


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lGYFRzf2Xww

    It all boils down to one word..... FEAR!
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    [Golden Oldies] Re: Nigel Owens on inclusive rugby.

    Me thinks you have been reading the tabloids too much.:usa:

    I could generalize about all NZers being Kiwi eating sheep f@ckers, but that would be wrong....[/QUOTE]


    Nothing to do with the...
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