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    [Tackle] Re: Dangerous tackle... or not

    Maybe it should be, at least to jump into a tackle.

    But then, I think it should be illegal grasp and lift an opponent off the ground at all. If they had made that illegal back in 2009 when the...
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    [Tackle] Re: Dangerous tackle... or not

    He was asking if the restart scrum was his team's feed, not realising that it was offside advantage.
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    [Tackle] Dangerous tackle... or not

    https://youtu.be/JQphhf-Eh4Y

    There is nothing Barrett could have done to avoid or mitigate what happened here. I have seen referees give YC for this, but I agree 100% agree with the decision the...
  4. Thread: the Chiefs

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    Re: the Chiefs

    No-one, absolutely no-one here has accused you of making things up, and no-one has denied that it is an issue, and a serious one. Those of us lucky enough to live in this country, know this full...
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    Re: Wow, just wow : school boy footy in NZ

    Not really... Auckland Grammar v King's College is THE grudge match in NZ College 1stXV rugby, its our Eton v Harrow (Cricket), Oxford v Cambridge (Rowing).

    This year was no different - Auckland...
  6. Thread: Beldisloe 1

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    Re: Beldisloe 1

    You mean the Charlie Bathurst bit? If so, it refers to Charles Bathurst, 1st Viscount Bledisloe, 4th Governor-General of New Zealand, and the man who presented the Bledisloe Cup for rugby...
  7. Thread: the Chiefs

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    Re: the Chiefs

    I don't discuss anything with those idiots, I debunk them and ridicule them.



    Yep... I'm not surprised that you think the Moon Landings were fiction, about what I would expect from you.


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  8. Thread: the Chiefs

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    Re: the Chiefs

    There is no light to see



    You underestimate our ability to teach our children well. Both my kids hate PC with a vengeance, and they're probably more politically liberal than I am..



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  9. Thread: Beldisloe 1

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    Re: Beldisloe 1

    Your team didn't show up either because your players were busy playing a Super Rugby Second Division match :biggrin:

    PS: That's not how you spell Charlie Bathurst's name :noyc:
  10. Thread: the Chiefs

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    Re: the Chiefs

    Irrelvant. Haka are relevant for ALL New Zealanders - this is pretty much understood universally throughout the country. Oh, you might get a few activists whinging about it, but they are a tiny,...
  11. Thread: the Chiefs

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    Re: the Chiefs

    Except, of, course, you proceed from a false premise, and pontificate from a position of ignorance. You have no ****ing idea what you are talking about.

    Take the example of Auckland Grammar, one...
  12. Thread: the Chiefs

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    Re: the Chiefs

    Oh, we better get it off our flag then :frown:



    Yeah, sounds like Double-Dutch to me!:biggrin:
  13. Thread: the Chiefs

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    Re: the Chiefs

    Somehow I think the :sarc: is missing from your post. Unless like Karaitiana Taiuru suggests you’re blind to your faults:[/QUOTE]


    1. Just because someone says that does not make it true

    2....
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    Re: the Chiefs

    Cultural appropriation isn't even a thing in my book. Its just another one of those Victimhood Culture, PC catchwords that SJWs have become fond of lately


    PS: @DickieE... you bloody Ockers need...
  15. Thread: the Chiefs

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    Re: the Chiefs

    I can tell you exactly what that has to do with the thread... exactly nothing
  16. [QUESTION] Re: How do I "ignore" a thread so it doesnt even show in a forum list of threads?

    This does not prevent the thread from appearing for didds.

    The easiest way to ignore a thread is to.... umm... just ignore it.
  17. Thread: Knock on ?

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    Re: Knock on ?

    Really. I thought Gats did a really good job of explaining it to himself...
    The other contentious call came just before halftime, when Chiefs winger Shaun Stevenson was sin-binned for a deliberate...
  18. Thread: Knock on ?

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    Re: Knock on ?

    Well, that one was a pretty straightforward decision (see the first few seconds of this video)


    https://media.stuff.co.nz/video/production/1596273635478-MASTER.mp4

    Shaun Stevenson slapped the...
  19. [QUESTION] Re: How do I "ignore" a thread so it doesnt even show in a forum list of threads?

    This was possible, using a hack, up to Version 3.8. In later versions, that hack no longer works

    We have Version 4.2.3

    Some time ago Robbie was considering switching the forum over to Xenforo....
  20. Thread: Knock on ?

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    Re: Knock on ?

    Knock on IMO.

    I can understand why the TO4 awarded the try - Red 19's last touch knocks the ball backwards (with respect to him) but the ball still lands in front of where it was last touched by...
  21. Thread: the Chiefs

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    Re: the Chiefs

    Err, pith, as in "taking the pith"!
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    Re: the Chiefs

    In the Skeptics forum I am a member of, this post would be nominated for the Pith Award ( and be a definite front-runner to win)
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    Re: the Chiefs

    No quite.

    Crusader comes from the Old French "criosee" meaning "to carry the cross". In his 12th century chronicle, a French monk called Guilbert du of Nogent wrote....“God has instituted in our...
  24. Thread: the Chiefs

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    Re: the Chiefs

    If it were up to me, I would absolutely condemn the use of "Redskins" as a team name.
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    Re: the Chiefs

    Cultural appropriation I reckon!
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