Morné

Is all lost?


Written by Morné Nortier (Morné)

Posted in :Original Content on 4 Jun 2008 at 10:38

Recent stories from New Zealand has lead me to believe we are about to lose something special in the game of rugby forever.

All of this basically started a week or so ago with the news that the All Black’s hard man, Jerry Collins, has retired from international rugby.

That in itself was a bit of a surprise as many believed Collins still had at least a couple of years of top flight test rugby left in him. It is even more perplexing if we consider that Collins was the stand-in captain in a couple of tests last year in the absence of Richie McCaw.

But nothing really comes close to the comments uttered by the re-instated coach, Graham Henry, when the New Zealand training squad was announced recently for the incoming tours.

Obviously Collins’ name was absent from the list as he retired before Henry made his announcement, but Henry then came out and definitely baffled this rugby supporter with his comments that Collins would not have been included in the first place as he was out of form.

Granted Collins did not set the world alight, but apart from some sterling performances in my view of Kieran Read (who was not even selected) no loosie in New Zealand actually performed out of his skin. In fact, I reckon both Rodney So’oialo and Sione Lauaki were decidedly average and was no better than Collins. And with news that he wants Rodney to pack down at 6, one can only wonder if Henry did not lose the plot completely.

But the selection issue is not so much the problem, the real issue comes in where Henry basically publicly rubbished Collins, making his exit from All Black and international rugby a disgrace – not giving him the respect he has earned as an All Black and deserved for serving New Zealand rugby for so many years. Collins deserved more than that, and for a nation which I grew up respecting for their rugby ethos it left a sour taste in my mouth.

The most revealing instance of the All Blacks going back on their once, ‘non-negotiable’ stance when it comes to representing the Blacks, is when news broke that New Zealand rugby administration has apparently agreed to ‘release’ Carter from all local commitments, giving him the freedom to go earn Euros or Pounds in Europe and only return next year in time for the incoming tours of 2009. This means the New Zealand administration has basically gone back on their stance that any player wanting to be considered for All Black selection must play in the Super 14.

Now was this only because it was Dan Carter? Or is it because that New Zealand rugby administration realised after losing almost half their World Cup squad, that the bubble had burst and not even the Silver Fern is enough anymore to keep players at home?

It is in no way criticising New Zealand rugby for changing their stance, but it is sad in a way to see the rugby world super power, and one of the last custodians of the game who still held history and tradition and the ethos in rugby in high regard, folding under the pressure because of the globalisation of the professional era of rugby.

It will always be difficult for any of the Southern Hemisphere nations to compete with the Euro or Pound, and I reckon the IRB needs to step in and put rules in place similar to what soccer is currently looking to do in allowing only a certain amount of foreign players in any club – but I reckon it is safe to say that we are finally witnessing the end to an era.

As for Henry, let me go on record to say I believe it is the single biggest mistake New Zealand rugby has made in 20-odd years.



112 Comments

  • Money, money, money…

  • Comment 1, posted at 04.06.08 10:56:51 by ra-cheltjie de' be-er Reply
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  • Simple economics really…

    There’s an increase in demand. We should be careful with how we distribute our supply…but let’s not forget that little point about INCREASING PRODUCTION.

    If the situation is managed well we (SH) can produce enough quality players to supply to the NH and still have enough players left at home.
    With so many players of colour coming through in RSA alone…our own industry will not be able to accomodate all the players…so instead of having unused talents…let’s make ‘em and ship ‘em ! We just have to make sure that all of this is done in a way that will ensure continuity in our squads though.

    Brazilian soccer players are snatched all over the world but there are plenty more left for their local league. :wink:

  • Comment 2, posted at 04.06.08 11:06:13 by blackshark Reply
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  • Henry never should have got the job….

  • Comment 3, posted at 04.06.08 13:15:47 by Sauce Reply
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  • @ra-cheltjie de’ be-er (Comment 1) : in a rich man’s world ;)

  • Comment 4, posted at 04.06.08 13:19:59 by robdylan Reply
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  • @robdylan (Comment 4) : :mrgreen: You are today’s ‘Noot vir noot’ winner.

  • Comment 5, posted at 04.06.08 13:23:19 by ra-cheltjie de' be-er Reply

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  • Hey what happened to the Rastamans article – I was half way through and had to go do something. When I came back there was a big white space when I refreshed

  • Comment 6, posted at 04.06.08 13:37:48 by Salmonoid Reply
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  • @ra-cheltjie de’ be-er (Comment 5) : sweet. Is the prize money in sterling?

  • Comment 7, posted at 04.06.08 13:38:01 by robdylan Reply
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  • @Salmonoid (Comment 6) : suffered from “Editorial Policy Violation”. It happens to the best of us. ;)

  • Comment 8, posted at 04.06.08 13:38:38 by robdylan Reply
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  • @robdylan (Comment 7) : No cash unfortunately, only the adulation from your peers & a warm fuzzy feeling inside. :roll:

  • Comment 9, posted at 04.06.08 13:41:46 by ra-cheltjie de' be-er Reply

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  • @blackshark (Comment 2) :

    Yes but many TV networks and sponsors support and cover the Brazilian local soccer league as opposed to the EU ones who plunder it?

    Already the the Poms and the Frogs believe their own hype that their leagues are superior to the Super 14 and if the player drain continues, then it will actually become true. From there it can only be a downward spiral for local Southern Hemisphere rugby.

    This is why suggestions of SA teams joining the northern hemisphere competitions may not be a bad idea at all for a number of reasons….better money, better chance of keeping talent, better time zones for TV broadcasts, less jet-lag

  • Comment 10, posted at 04.06.08 13:45:38 by Dive Pass Reply

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  • Lauaki when fit is awesome!

  • Comment 11, posted at 04.06.08 14:07:34 by Villie Reply
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  • @Salmonoid (Comment 6) :

    Hey dude. You can find it here. http://www.daimenhutchison.com/silverfern/smf/index.php/topic,30366.0.html

    I removed it as it violated rob’s No Politics rule.

  • Comment 12, posted at 04.06.08 14:07:59 by VinChainSaw Reply
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  • @VinChainSaw (Comment 12) : :) Silly old rule, but I’m quite fond of it.

    So Vin – are you superstirrer, by any chance? :)

  • Comment 13, posted at 04.06.08 14:41:42 by robdylan Reply
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  • Not at all rob.

    I just thought the hypocrisy, especially by the media, is quite shocking in this instance.

    It just seems to be ignored even though his father is a thieving thug. This, of course, in the light of the flack that Watson received thanks to his dad’s actions.

    I just couldnt let it go to be honest. I did think long and hard about it before putting it up.

  • Comment 14, posted at 04.06.08 14:48:09 by VinChainSaw Reply
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  • @VinChainSaw (Comment 14) : yeah. I know. I can understand why you did it, but yeah. Slippery slope and all that.

  • Comment 15, posted at 04.06.08 14:49:32 by robdylan Reply
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  • when is da bok squad announced?

  • Comment 16, posted at 04.06.08 15:01:18 by CoffeeShopBok;-) Reply

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  • @CoffeeShopBok;-) (Comment 16) : Tomorrow, I think.

  • Comment 17, posted at 04.06.08 15:06:05 by ra-cheltjie de' be-er Reply

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  • @ra-cheltjie de’ be-er (Comment 17) : correct

  • Comment 18, posted at 04.06.08 15:44:19 by PJLD Reply
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  • CFB, how are you my friend? how is den haag? ai, i always miss our sessions at kangaroos in scheviningen (except the 40 something – 0 game, of course).

    i agree with morne on this, collins is one of my fav players, i think my fav all black and a real rugby guy in the old sense.

    remember last year when he played for a club in the UK, can’t remember the details, but you always got the feeling that he played for the love of the game. a great guy and you couldn’t ask for a better role model.

  • Comment 19, posted at 04.06.08 15:46:09 by knersboy Reply

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  • @VinChainSaw (Comment 12) :
    Thanks Vinnie
    Yeah, rob is a stickler when it comes to the politics, I’ve also experienced his icy stares of dissaproval re a Zimbabwean matter. :wink:

  • Comment 20, posted at 04.06.08 16:08:41 by Salmonoid Reply
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  • @Salmonoid (Comment 20) : I’m such an autocrat. Or maybe Ottocrat? ;)

  • Comment 21, posted at 04.06.08 16:17:11 by robdylan Reply
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  • @robdylan (Comment 21) :
    Jawol mein Herr.

  • Comment 22, posted at 04.06.08 16:22:25 by Salmonoid Reply
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  • @Salmonoid (Comment 22) : careful. ;) I almost used the word “führer”, but decided not to. Oh shit ;)

  • Comment 23, posted at 04.06.08 16:25:32 by robdylan Reply
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  • Oh my nerve – the illusions of grandeur are starting to kick in. :smile:

  • Comment 24, posted at 04.06.08 16:31:33 by Salmonoid Reply
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  • @Salmonoid (Comment 24) : ego? Me? ;)

  • Comment 25, posted at 04.06.08 16:35:31 by robdylan Reply
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  • I’m in favour of the no politics rule, thanks Rob.

  • Comment 26, posted at 04.06.08 16:42:24 by ra-cheltjie de' be-er Reply

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  • @ra-cheltjie de’ be-er (Comment 26) : I’ve just seen where it can lead. And it’s important to discuss, sure. Just not here.

    Simple, really

  • Comment 27, posted at 04.06.08 16:45:54 by robdylan Reply
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  • :lol:

  • Comment 28, posted at 04.06.08 16:53:07 by Oranje Orakel Reply

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  • @Oranje Orakel (Comment 28) : oooh… sparring ;)

  • Comment 29, posted at 04.06.08 16:54:11 by robdylan Reply
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  • I must say I was amused when I saw that thread and gave it 10 minutes before the mind police came running

    Golly it lasted 20!

    :smile:

  • Comment 30, posted at 04.06.08 16:59:39 by Oranje Orakel Reply

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  • So

    Have SmiTTie signed for the $harks yet?

  • Comment 31, posted at 04.06.08 17:00:16 by Oranje Orakel Reply

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  • @Oranje Orakel (Comment 30) : mind police? Is that me?

    I am collecting nicknames by the dozen today.

    @Oranje Orakel (Comment 31) : My info is that negotiations are ongoing.

  • Comment 32, posted at 04.06.08 17:03:54 by robdylan Reply
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  • @robdylan (Comment 32) : I doubt Bismarck will go back to Bloem either way ;)

  • Comment 33, posted at 04.06.08 17:05:05 by robdylan Reply
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  • @Oranje Orakel (Comment 31) : Hey! No cross-posting! The least you can do is think up an original comment for us $hark$ fans ;)

  • Comment 34, posted at 04.06.08 17:07:09 by robdylan Reply
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  • I’m going to pull a Hmmmmmm and see how many consecutive comments I can post

  • Comment 35, posted at 04.06.08 17:09:21 by robdylan Reply
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  • hehehe what the collective name dirty dozen?

    watch out for being cozy with multiple personalities….

    No- I can accept that Bismarck wont go to Bloem- kind of wierd hey- Andries Strauss leaves the Tswanepoele and now either John or Bismarck will go there.

    I dont think Cheetahs have totally lost out on hOOkers either.

  • Comment 36, posted at 04.06.08 17:09:38 by Oranje Orakel Reply

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  • Hak hak, Bulle is KAK (just in case anyone is thinking of jumping ship)

  • Comment 37, posted at 04.06.08 17:09:52 by robdylan Reply
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  • @robdylan (Comment 34) :

    :twisted:

    Its simple economics!

  • Comment 38, posted at 04.06.08 17:10:36 by Oranje Orakel Reply

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  • @Oranje Orakel (Comment 36) : you mean Adriaan?

    So are you privy to the “superstirrer is robdylan” conspiracy theory? ;)

  • Comment 39, posted at 04.06.08 17:10:54 by robdylan Reply
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  • And everyone playing for the Bulls are automatically Kak- Rob?

  • Comment 40, posted at 04.06.08 17:12:27 by Oranje Orakel Reply

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  • @Oranje Orakel (Comment 38) : 2-for-1 special? Times are hard, I guess. Struggling to fill your tractor with diesel, are you? ;)

  • Comment 41, posted at 04.06.08 17:12:30 by robdylan Reply
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  • @Oranje Orakel (Comment 40) : ha ha! A cunning trap!

    Are Mox and Wouter kak? Not actually, since neither of them actually get anywhere the Bulls team. You reckon I’m going to have to eat my words when either John or Bissie ends up in ligblou, huh? I’ll double-cross that bridge when (or if) I come to it.

  • Comment 42, posted at 04.06.08 17:13:48 by robdylan Reply
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  • Yip I have goTTen the wrong tjOOn there- Adriaan it is

    Andries is still being detained in Deben!

    Nah- ShitstiRRer can be whoever he want to be-

    What is amazing though is the 180 degree turns that people make

    That is quite amazing

  • Comment 43, posted at 04.06.08 17:14:51 by Oranje Orakel Reply

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  • @robdylan (Comment 41) :

    Yip

    FliPPing patties is a hard and undepaying Job- but at least honest.

  • Comment 44, posted at 04.06.08 17:16:02 by Oranje Orakel Reply

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  • @Oranje Orakel (Comment 43) : explain, please? I’m a bit slow today. I can think of one situation, but I’m not completely convinced that I’m thinking what you’re thinking ;)

  • Comment 45, posted at 04.06.08 17:16:09 by robdylan Reply
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  • @Oranje Orakel (Comment 44) : At least you’ll have a friend in Ollie

  • Comment 46, posted at 04.06.08 17:16:30 by robdylan Reply
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  • Dont pay the ferryman until he gets you to the uDDer side RoBBie

    :smile:

  • Comment 47, posted at 04.06.08 17:17:32 by Oranje Orakel Reply

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  • 43- nothing to eloborate on- but its got nothing to do with any current or past RW Board members- so let me put it to rest

    hehehe oLLie- what a Character!

    SA rugby will be poorer if he doesnt pitch up in a Province jersey

  • Comment 48, posted at 04.06.08 17:20:11 by Oranje Orakel Reply

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  • @Oranje Orakel (Comment 47) : I like to think we Sharks fans are more interested in enjoying the journey ;)

  • Comment 49, posted at 04.06.08 17:20:25 by robdylan Reply
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  • @Oranje Orakel (Comment 48) : maybe my memory just isn’t as good as some other people’s

  • Comment 50, posted at 04.06.08 17:22:47 by robdylan Reply
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  • :grin:

  • Comment 51, posted at 04.06.08 17:24:38 by Oranje Orakel Reply

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  • hehehe

    memory issues- then it fits with your “grasp” of historical maTTers

  • Comment 52, posted at 04.06.08 17:26:29 by Oranje Orakel Reply

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  • Anyway- I need to sqeeze some biodiesel from Mielies and there are some paTTies to flip

    Cheers

  • Comment 53, posted at 04.06.08 17:27:46 by Oranje Orakel Reply

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  • :mrgreen:

  • Comment 54, posted at 04.06.08 17:28:06 by robdylan Reply
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  • @Oranje Orakel (Comment 52) : still bitter about that, are we? it’s your prerogative, I guess. Probably best to stick to rugby, in that case.

    Good luck with the mielies

  • Comment 55, posted at 04.06.08 17:29:22 by robdylan Reply
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  • why do I feel like I’ve just had a long conversation without having the foggiest idea what it was actually about? I need a drink….

  • Comment 56, posted at 04.06.08 17:33:08 by robdylan Reply
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  • closing time already?

    Crumbs… time flies when you’re having fun. I haven’t even had lunch yet

  • Comment 57, posted at 04.06.08 17:46:16 by robdylan Reply
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  • really nobody else around?

  • Comment 58, posted at 04.06.08 17:50:49 by robdylan Reply
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  • bryyyyyyceeeee?

  • Comment 59, posted at 04.06.08 17:51:26 by robdylan Reply
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  • Bonsoir Robert…

    man, there were some handbags flying around on the various blogs today…

  • Comment 60, posted at 04.06.08 18:00:56 by Le Requinny Reply
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  • @Le Requinny (Comment 60) : He he he. Lovely, no?

  • Comment 61, posted at 04.06.08 18:31:30 by robdylan Reply
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  • @CoffeeShopBok;-) (Comment 16) :

    @ra-cheltjie de’ be-er (Comment 17) :

    @PJLD (Comment 18) :

    At the flippen rate they are going now maybe on Sunday aftyer the match. :evil:

    Get the flippen thing announced already!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • Comment 62, posted at 04.06.08 18:36:37 by KSA Shark © Reply

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  • @Salmonoid (Comment 20) :
    :mrgreen:

    I remember that

  • Comment 63, posted at 04.06.08 18:38:19 by KSA Shark © Reply

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  • @KSA Shark © (Comment 62) :

    KSA I keep thinking its damn Friday can’t wait anymore…and its easy to lose track of time in this place.

  • Comment 64, posted at 04.06.08 18:41:18 by CoffeeShopBok;-) Reply

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  • @robdylan (Comment 37) :

    Comment of the day that you made there Rob.!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    Now that the Sharks are gone it is the Stormers who are taking over from the Sharks brigade……… :lol:

  • Comment 65, posted at 04.06.08 18:43:12 by KSA Shark © Reply

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  • @CoffeeShopBok;-) (Comment 64) :

    I know the feeling.

    Have been here 7 years and still refer to tomorrow as “Saturday”

    And then on occasion when in SA I cock it up the other way around. :lol:

  • Comment 66, posted at 04.06.08 18:44:38 by KSA Shark © Reply

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  • @knersboy (Comment 19) :

    Howzit Kners old buddy, I saw you posted the other day

    How is the fairest Cape treating you?

    The roo is no longer its called Nelsons now..a much classier ‘joint’ :wink: since we’ve left.I made a turn there last month whilst on holiday never thought I’d say this but I miss the Hague.

    I’m gonna be around CT in August for a week lets hook up if you can.

  • Comment 67, posted at 04.06.08 18:45:49 by CoffeeShopBok;-) Reply

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  • @KSA Shark © (Comment 66) :

    :lol: ha-ha that is sooo true!

  • Comment 68, posted at 04.06.08 18:46:55 by CoffeeShopBok;-) Reply

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  • @CoffeeShopBok;-) (Comment 68) :

    I am in Yanbu at the moment. (On the Red Sea) was hoping to get my head in the water over the weekend, but it turns out i am working :sad:

  • Comment 69, posted at 04.06.08 18:51:46 by KSA Shark © Reply

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  • @KSA Shark © (Comment 65) : well, as you know, the object of our “affection” is already a paid-up member of this site, so I guess maybe he doesn’t dislike us so much after all. The “ek noem jou doos” email notwithstanding, of course ;)

  • Comment 70, posted at 04.06.08 18:53:13 by robdylan Reply
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  • Thats a shame KSA maybe next time.

  • Comment 71, posted at 04.06.08 19:08:56 by CoffeeShopBok;-) Reply

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  • hey csb, he’s there for 3 more weeks – had to delay our annual vacation for it too :sad: , sure he’ll get another chance

  • Comment 72, posted at 04.06.08 19:10:57 by KSA Sharkette Reply

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  • @Oranje Orakel (Comment 36) :

    @Oranje Orakel (Comment 43) :

    What I love is the way that they have “blocked” my username from posting on RW and I am sure they have blocked Rob’s as well.

    Yet they fail to tell any of the users that and then try and blame the “Superstirrer” truths on one of us. :lol:

    I am afraid I have better things to do than try and help the waning RW site with comments.

    The last time I commented on RW (knowing that it would not be seen by the public) was to clarify to BGG that he got an invite to join our SB Currie Cup pool only because he is a registered user who has actually commented on Sharksworld. (I trust the message was passed on to him by the person emptying the moderated comments :wink: )

    Anybody thought of the fact that maybe Superstormer is Superstirrer? :smile:

  • Comment 73, posted at 04.06.08 19:16:30 by KSA Shark © Reply

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  • @KSA Shark © (Comment 73) : dude… don’t destroy all of their bogeyman delusions! ;)

  • Comment 74, posted at 04.06.08 19:18:26 by robdylan Reply
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  • Sorry guys, busy watching The Hamster and the boys on MBC Action.

  • Comment 75, posted at 04.06.08 19:19:14 by KSA Shark © Reply

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  • @KSA Shark © (Comment 75) : the what and the who with the huh?

  • Comment 76, posted at 04.06.08 19:23:12 by robdylan Reply
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  • MBC Action = TV Channel
    Hamster and the Boys = Richard Hammond, James May and Jeremy Clarkson in Top Gear

  • Comment 77, posted at 04.06.08 19:33:43 by KSA Shark © Reply

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  • ha-ha MBC action class TV..KSA if you enjoy Clarkson on Top Gear you should get his book The world according to Clarkson , its brilliant!

    Robd you’d actually enjoy it too as you are now a resident of the island..he rips into all things english and then some brilliantly.

  • Comment 78, posted at 04.06.08 19:39:27 by CoffeeShopBok;-) Reply

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  • @CoffeeShopBok;-) (Comment 78) : sorry – I think he’s an insensitive oaf. I’ve read one of his books and got a little annoyed when he started on about what a great invention the AK47 was. Anyway, enough political stuff for one day, but I think he’s a tosser.

    I do enjoy the show, though ;) Love the cars, anyway

  • Comment 79, posted at 04.06.08 19:44:28 by robdylan Reply
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  • @CoffeeShopBok;-) (Comment 78) :
    :lol:
    Have a choice of 4 english TV channels in the hotel. :sad:
    MBC 2, 4, Action, Star Movies.

  • Comment 80, posted at 04.06.08 19:46:36 by KSA Shark © Reply

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  • @KSA Shark © (Comment 80) : star movies? Hope they remove the stars ;)

  • Comment 81, posted at 04.06.08 19:49:09 by robdylan Reply
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  • I enjoy him but think Hamster is the best.

  • Comment 82, posted at 04.06.08 19:49:33 by KSA Shark © Reply

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  • Come Rob he just takes the piss really..besides the AK is a good invention..pity it turned out to be a weapon though :sad: but over 50 years on and its still the weapon of choice :mrgreen:

    The book is all his articles that he had written for some newspaper, anyway I think he is hiliriaous he can be insensitive though.

  • Comment 83, posted at 04.06.08 19:49:34 by CoffeeShopBok;-) Reply

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  • KSA we topped 52 degrees today :shock:

  • Comment 84, posted at 04.06.08 19:50:47 by CoffeeShopBok;-) Reply

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  • Hamster is a vain little git..but very funny too.

  • Comment 85, posted at 04.06.08 19:52:02 by CoffeeShopBok;-) Reply

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  • @CoffeeShopBok;-) (Comment 83) : I’ve come to the conclusion I’m out on a limb with this one ;)

  • Comment 86, posted at 04.06.08 19:53:41 by robdylan Reply
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  • @CoffeeShopBok;-) (Comment 84) :

    I wouldn’t be surprised. Was a scorcher here today and i am busy commissioning a analyser shelter (building) one of the things NOT comm’d yet is the AC system :oops:

  • Comment 87, posted at 04.06.08 19:54:09 by KSA Shark © Reply

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  • @CoffeeShopBok;-) (Comment 85) :

    He must have been bliksem’d regularly at school :lol:

  • Comment 88, posted at 04.06.08 19:55:17 by KSA Shark © Reply

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  • @robdylan (Comment 86) : lol Robd

    @KSA Shark © (Comment 87) :
    Sheesh the first thing on that list has to be the AC ! The 1 in my room was stukkend for a couple of days It was like being a sauna.

  • Comment 89, posted at 04.06.08 19:59:54 by CoffeeShopBok;-) Reply

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  • Glad to see my articles are attracting responses today!

    At this rate I am going to start charging!

    Check is in the post gents…

  • Comment 90, posted at 04.06.08 20:01:00 by MorneN Reply
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  • Americanisms…

    Cheque even…

  • Comment 91, posted at 04.06.08 20:01:52 by MorneN Reply
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  • @MorneN (Comment 90) :

    Hehehehe

  • Comment 92, posted at 04.06.08 20:03:33 by KSA Shark © Reply

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  • @CoffeeShopBok;-) (Comment 89) :

    Safety issues, have to have Gas detection systems up and running first to ensure there are no toxic or explosive gasses around.

  • Comment 93, posted at 04.06.08 20:07:28 by KSA Shark © Reply

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  • @MorneN (Comment 91) : why are YOU sending US a cheque?

  • Comment 94, posted at 04.06.08 20:09:34 by robdylan Reply
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  • @MorneN (Comment 90) : hey mr. ant how goes life in the fairest cape ?

  • Comment 95, posted at 04.06.08 20:09:50 by KSA Sharkette Reply

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  • @robdylan (Comment 94) : stop asking questions rob and accept the darn thing before he figures it out :lol:

  • Comment 96, posted at 04.06.08 20:10:43 by KSA Sharkette Reply

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  • @robdylan (Comment 94) :

    I missed that :lol:

    Thanks Morne, always knew you are a very giving type of person. :smile:

    @KSA Sharkette (Comment 96) :
    To late we have it in black and white. (okay grey and white :oops: )

  • Comment 97, posted at 04.06.08 20:12:43 by KSA Shark © Reply

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  • @KSA Sharkette (Comment 96) :

    Figure what out!?!??!

    :grin:

    It is going really well Kette – new job is keeping me busy though, you guys must let us know when you are down here again though!

    We must get together for a drink or 10.

    Unfortunately you are just catching me on my way out – just had to check mail and stuff and now it is Jaidon time and making him go to sleep!

    Have a cool evening.

    Cheers.

  • Comment 98, posted at 04.06.08 20:15:03 by MorneN Reply
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  • @KSA Sharkette (Comment 96) : whoops ;)

  • Comment 99, posted at 04.06.08 20:18:51 by robdylan Reply
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  • he works for a financial institution as well :oops:

    Night, Morras. You’re wrong about Barritt, BTW.

  • Comment 100, posted at 04.06.08 20:19:41 by robdylan Reply
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  • @MorneN (Comment 98) : cool, will be there in december for a wedding, definitely catch up

    keep well and have a good evening together, cheers

  • Comment 101, posted at 04.06.08 20:27:59 by KSA Sharkette Reply

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  • @KSA Sharkette (Comment 101) : night….

  • Comment 102, posted at 04.06.08 20:34:02 by robdylan Reply
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  • @robdylan (Comment 102) :

    I THINK she was saying cheers to Morne :lol:

  • Comment 103, posted at 04.06.08 20:37:14 by KSA Shark © Reply

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  • @KSA Shark © (Comment 103) : oh. I assume all comments are directed at me ;) Guilty conscience

  • Comment 104, posted at 04.06.08 20:39:22 by robdylan Reply
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  • @robdylan (Comment 104) :

    :mrgreen:

  • Comment 105, posted at 04.06.08 20:43:56 by KSA Shark © Reply

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  • @KSA Shark © (Comment 105) : so… let’s talk shit

  • Comment 106, posted at 04.06.08 20:51:00 by robdylan Reply
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  • Sorry dude.

    I am off to bed now. Have work in the am :sad:

    Ek loop Nou.

  • Comment 107, posted at 04.06.08 20:52:49 by KSA Shark © Reply

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  • @KSA Shark © (Comment 107) : Great.

    All by myse-e-e-e-elf

  • Comment 108, posted at 04.06.08 21:04:37 by robdylan Reply
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  • Hi Rob – you still there?

  • Comment 109, posted at 04.06.08 21:12:22 by Nessa Reply

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  • Guess not – now I am all by myself. :cry:

  • Comment 110, posted at 04.06.08 21:20:52 by Nessa Reply

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  • no! I’m still here

  • Comment 111, posted at 04.06.08 21:22:30 by robdylan Reply
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  • now I’m all alone

  • Comment 112, posted at 04.06.08 21:34:44 by robdylan Reply
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