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Getting to know you


Written by Rob Otto (robdylan)

Posted in :Original Content on 10 Oct 2008 at 10:44
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Guys – we’ve seen a lot of new registrations here in the last few weeks. It’s great to have so many new members here and we love the way our little community is growing. Let’s take a little time to get to know one another…

Let’s use this a general introduction and getting-to-know-one-another thread. If you’re new, write a short comment telling us who you are, where you come from and how you found the site… Also, who do you support and why and what is it that you love about rugby.

Even those of us who’ve been around for a while should jump in and let all of us know a little bit more about themselves.

Have fun!



389 Comments

  • You first Robbo…

  • Comment 1, posted at 10.10.08 10:51:30 by VinChainSaw Reply
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  • Hi my name is Claytie and im a drunk :!:

    I support WP through thick and thin and this makes me a crazy eyed drunk.

    Good times.

  • Comment 2, posted at 10.10.08 10:54:41 by PJLD Reply
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  • well, where should I start?

    I’m Rob… born in Pretoria almost 31 years ago. Moved to Durban for a bit, then back to Pretoria, then to Dundee in Northern Natal, where we stayed for 8 years, then to the UK for a year, then back to Pretoria, then to Joburg after varsity, then finally to the UK 18 months ago.

    Started taking rugby seriously around the time of the 1990 CC win and have been a rabid Sharks fan ever since. There has only ever been one team for me and I live and die by their results… I would support the Sharks against the Springboks (in fact, I did, in 1995… we almost won as well).

    I didn’t so much “find” this site as “start” it…

  • Comment 3, posted at 10.10.08 11:06:19 by robdylan (Go Sharks!) Reply
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  • @PJLD (Comment 2) :

    :mrgreen: :mrgreen:

    Ice….born in NW province, Grew up in NW province…travelled after that..

    How my love for rugby started..my Dad was playing for Vaal Reefs (scrummy) back in the days, so we (two girls), grew up next to the ball field and slept under the tables at the “rugby onthaal”.. :mrgreen: Even today old players talks about the way my (very little dad) could dive over a scrum and score a try…he played with the likes of Potjie Gericke / Klippies Kritzinger – dont know if any rings a bell.. :oops:

    3 families getting together everyweekend..when rugby came on, all the kids were handed a (knitted) rugby jersey and HAD to watch the rugby! (I was about 4 then)..all were TVL and WP supporters, so I shouted for WP as I was Dad;s tomboy and he (still) shouts for WP..(oh..the shame!! :twisted: )

    Being a typical teenager…the looks and rebelious ways of bad Boy James Small was what first atracted me to Natal rugby as well as the annual holidays on the South Coast..always longing to be a Natal Surfer Girl!

    Since then it was one way for me..started to get into the game and not only into the players.. :mrgreen: and has not looked back.

    I have to admit…the days of Kevin Putt in charge got me to miss a few games…but thank goodness that was short lived!! :grin:

    And here I am…the ONE…The Only…ICCCCCCEEEEEE Sharks Supporter!!
    :grin:

  • Comment 4, posted at 10.10.08 11:14:34 by Ice Sharkadelic Babe Reply
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  • @Ice Sharkadelic Babe (Comment 4) :

    Oh…and Rob dragged me to this site.. :wink:

    (i think he needed bait to catch other fish.. :twisted: )

  • Comment 5, posted at 10.10.08 11:19:23 by Ice Sharkadelic Babe Reply
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  • @Ice Sharkadelic Babe (Comment 5) :

    CONTINUE……

    My hubby and my first -non-official date, was to go to a local “dorps rugby game” and our first Official date was the Currie Cup final in Durbs against WP (2000)….we drove from Christiana (about 800km) early on the Saturday morning, raded the Shark Cage, got dronk verdriet as we lost.. :oops: and drove back On Sunday, babbelas and without a trophy…BUT…we are both still supporting the SHARKS!!!

    :grin:

  • Comment 6, posted at 10.10.08 11:24:21 by Ice Sharkadelic Babe Reply
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  • @Ice Sharkadelic Babe (Comment 4) : James was so cool… I remember those days… in 93, all the top players were lining up to join the Sharks.

  • Comment 7, posted at 10.10.08 11:28:00 by robdylan (Go Sharks!) Reply
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  • Hi I am Maria aka Sharksmad, was born in Cagliari, Sardinia (ITaly for who don’t know) I grew up watching Soccer and Formula 1! We moved to JHB when I was 10 going onto 11 and still watched Soccer. Started follwoing rugby but not seriously in 1990 while still living in JHB and I started “suporting” the Natal Banana Boys as they went into that final as underdogs, and made Naas the Haas Daas eat his words (I remember he nearly chocked on them)But I used to watch a match in a while. In 1995 my Husband literally forced me to sit and watch the WC and in one of the games I forget which the penny dropped and I actually understood what the game was all about and understanding the rules and roles of the players and I switched my allegiance from the round ball to the oval ball. By the end of the WC I was in love with Andre Joubert and so the Sport and the Sharks became my undying passion through thick and thin (Read Putt) My husband regrets the monster he has created ’cause now the whole household revolves around rugby, and he has decided he hates the sport after all, men are peverse :evil:

  • Comment 8, posted at 10.10.08 11:35:35 by Sharksmad - The Blog's Dudette Reply

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  • :oops: don’t = didn’t

  • Comment 9, posted at 10.10.08 11:38:25 by Sharksmad - The Blog's Dudette Reply

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  • @PJLD (Comment 2) : If Sauce is around he could post the letter ” blue and white stripes” wrote into voldy for the tickets to the cheetahs wp semi a few years back. :wink:

  • Comment 10, posted at 10.10.08 12:06:38 by PJLD Reply
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  • haha love these stories! I was born in Joburg but have lived in KZN since I was 3. Used to live down in Sheptone but have been all over the place. So I grew up with the Sharks, although my family wasn’t overly into rugby – or I didn’t really understand it. Went to boarding school in the Midlands though, and rugby is law. But it was only after I left school that I actually got into the sport. Now rugby is pretty-much an obsession – the biggest thing I miss, now that I’ve been forced to Cape Town, is my season ticket. :sad:

    The Sharks is truly the only institution I give my all to, and like Rob said, I support them more formally than the Springboks. Especially given the fact that the Springboks only show their potential when filled with Sharks (RWC 07?), so at times like these my support wanes.

    I have booked my ticket for the CC final, and I hope to destory the Lions on saturday, because we can. And then I want to win the CC with class, and not by the ref or by the rub of the green.

    Oh ya, this site is awesome! Thanks Rob!

  • Comment 11, posted at 10.10.08 12:07:49 by Frisbee Reply

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  • Will Piet Pienaar be giving us a biography

    Sauce – Born in Cape Town and struggles to understand why people live in the rest of South Africa, likes gardening, long walks on the beach and growing boom. The god father of flame wars and quart bottles of beer.

    I aspire to have a zero carbon foot print and when i grow up i want to be just like PJLD without the mags.

  • Comment 12, posted at 10.10.08 12:11:41 by Sauce Reply
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  • @robdylan (Go Sharks!) (Comment 7) :

    They had this thing / air? about them…”the naughty souties” , casual yet fierce…I dunno how to explain..Its like when you study at TUKS all the rebels go to a res called College (in my days anyways)…and the Sharks to me was such a team way back when…you supported them coz they were cool AND COULD play rugby!

  • Comment 13, posted at 10.10.08 12:16:45 by Ice Sharkadelic Babe Reply
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  • @Ice Sharkadelic Babe (Comment 13) : I almost went to Kollege… had a place lined up there, but decided to rather stay at home.

    @Frisbee (Comment 11) : which Midlands school did you go to?

  • Comment 14, posted at 10.10.08 12:19:11 by robdylan (Go Sharks!) Reply
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  • @Sauce (Comment 12) : you like gardening? Cool – me too

  • Comment 15, posted at 10.10.08 12:22:58 by robdylan (Go Sharks!) Reply
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  • @robdylan (Go Sharks!) (Comment 15) : Well i couldn’t say i like spending my time and budget at Mavericks while trying to forget my name with alcohol induced coma’s now could i……

    i might lose your respect :shock:

    :grin:

  • Comment 16, posted at 10.10.08 12:24:55 by Sauce Reply
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  • @robdylan (Go Sharks!) (Comment 14) : I went to Michaelhouse :mrgreen: My dad is an air traffic controller; in 92 (the drought) he was forced to move overseas (SA doesn’t exactly pay their controllers well) and his company paid all the school fees (and more)! I would have gone through Sheppie high otherwise, which I would have been just as happy with as my coastal friends (still) rock!

    MHS had a good rugby year this year :grin:

  • Comment 17, posted at 10.10.08 12:25:44 by Frisbee Reply

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  • @Sauce (Comment 16) : but I already know you’re a WP supporter…

  • Comment 18, posted at 10.10.08 12:28:38 by robdylan (Go Sharks!) Reply
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  • @Frisbee (Comment 17) : Warren Britz went to Port Shepstone High…

    Sounds like you were at Michaelhouse around the same time I was at Boys High. I guess you may even have been at school with John van de Ruit…

  • Comment 19, posted at 10.10.08 12:31:38 by robdylan (Go Sharks!) Reply
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  • @robdylan (Go Sharks!) (Comment 18) :

    :mrgreen: :mrgreen:

  • Comment 20, posted at 10.10.08 12:31:50 by Ice Sharkadelic Babe Reply
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  • @robdylan (Go Sharks!) (Comment 18) : :lol:

  • Comment 21, posted at 10.10.08 12:32:04 by Sauce Reply
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  • @Frisbee (Comment 17) : Were you in the same year as Patric Cilliers? Are you by any Chance Patric? :razz:

  • Comment 22, posted at 10.10.08 12:35:20 by Sharksmad - The Blog's Dudette Reply

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  • Conceived, born & raised in the Eastern Cape.

    Eat too much, drink too much.

    Support Province.

  • Comment 23, posted at 10.10.08 12:40:24 by McLovin Reply

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  • And I’m not Pat Cilliers. :wink:

  • Comment 24, posted at 10.10.08 12:40:53 by McLovin Reply

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  • @robdylan (Go Sharks!) (Comment 19) : Ha ha, no but close! I actually only started highschool in 98 (I went to Clifton Notties before that). I do recognise a lot of people in his books though…

    @Sharksmad – The Blog’s Dudette (Comment 22) : :mrgreen: Nah I’m not Patric, but sho has that guy grown since I left school!! He was in STD 8 when I was matric if I remember right. And I remember the Cronje twins being something of a craze as well when they started

  • Comment 25, posted at 10.10.08 12:42:30 by Frisbee Reply

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  • I kan liked to growed up here by Petoria and are proud to haf attended the great insitushun of lerning what are HTS TUINE!

    In my spare time I can like to work on my Nissan champ 1400 bakkie, go by Loftus and also go down by the local kroeg for fight night every friday.

  • Comment 26, posted at 10.10.08 12:42:31 by Pienaar die Blou Bul Reply
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  • @Frisbee (Comment 25) : funny how they do that… John Smit also seemed to put on about 25kgs overnight

  • Comment 27, posted at 10.10.08 12:45:42 by robdylan (Go Sharks!) Reply
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  • @Frisbee (Comment 25) : I am very excited about those two lighties… sounds like they’ve really done well for the under 19s this year

  • Comment 28, posted at 10.10.08 12:48:00 by robdylan (Go Sharks!) Reply
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  • Hi all!!
    I’m probably the “Old Lady” of this site (aka Mama Shark) :wink:
    Born in Port Shepstone (Frisbee?) to a sports mad family BUT it was all soccer, cricket, tennis & eventually, when we went to live in Ixopo, hockey! Rugby was, not quite but almost, an unused word in our household!
    Went to Pmb. Girls’ High with a Skonk Nicholson’s daughter, first person who ever spoke to me about rugby…watched College play but was never interested until in the mid 60′s I met Tommy Bedford, and the late Wally Sharratt, at Varsity (UN). Used to watch a lot of Varsity games when my hockey committments allowed.
    Followed the Natal Teams’ progress over the years & proud to say my brother-in-law was one of those wonderful supporters that got things going during the bleak time of the “B” section….the “powers that were” really did Natal a favour…got the strongest support base for a rugby team, any where in the World, going….
    This is turning into an essay :roll: but I have a lot of memories….
    I won’t bore you….lets just say Natal, Coastal Sharks, Natal Sharks, The Sharks, been through it all and loved every minute of it….we have realy had some wonderful players over the years & have some truely
    great players now….love them all :grin:
    Oh yes, a guy from Ham Chutney got me involved here :lol:

  • Comment 29, posted at 10.10.08 12:51:12 by Me2 Reply

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  • Durban lad, schooled at a fine institution, came to CT to go to Uni, been here ever since, and still heterosexual.

    Started supporting the Sharks back in 1990, when my dad introduced me to rugby. Never been much of a player (was a featherlight wing, but look like a prop now), but have followed the Sharks faithfully ever since that first season.

    I come here cos of the free beer and the hot chicks.

  • Comment 30, posted at 10.10.08 12:52:36 by Big Fish Reply
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  • @Big Fish (Comment 30) : speaking of props, where the hell is Wes these days?

  • Comment 31, posted at 10.10.08 13:00:07 by robdylan (Go Sharks!) Reply
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  • well lets start at the at the start, Barend the name grew up in pinetown went to Gelofte and later to Port Natal, currently living in jhb/pta has and will always be a Sharks fan, i sometime try and teach rugby to kids from under 9 to 16 yrs old, but the people dont like it when i hammer on how the Sharks do it after all most parents want their children to play for the bulls in the greater pta area,
    played some rugby,

  • Comment 32, posted at 10.10.08 13:03:54 by barend Reply

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  • in 1190 i made jannie claasen cry before the game i told him he will cost the bulls the final, he still does not speak to me.

  • Comment 33, posted at 10.10.08 13:04:53 by barend Reply

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  • ouch the weekend is still so far away should be 1990

  • Comment 34, posted at 10.10.08 13:06:40 by barend Reply

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  • @barend (Comment 34) : I live in Ptn….have for the last 36 years..seen many changes!!! I think your school was in it infancy then :smile:

  • Comment 35, posted at 10.10.08 13:11:58 by Me2 Reply

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  • @Me2 (Comment 29) : Hamchutney? Isn’t that in the South Sandwich Islands? :)

  • Comment 36, posted at 10.10.08 13:12:08 by robdylan (Go Sharks!) Reply
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  • @Me2 (Comment 35) :

    I worked in Pinetown!!! :wink:

  • Comment 37, posted at 10.10.08 13:14:21 by Ice Sharkadelic Babe Reply
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  • @robdylan (Go Sharks!) (Comment 36) : Yes, I believe it is….my friend does research on the feeding habit of penquins or some such thing :wink:

  • Comment 38, posted at 10.10.08 13:16:44 by Me2 Reply

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  • Bob works hard at the plant and spends two nights each week bowling and

    plays golf every Saturday. His wife thinks he’s pushing himself too hard,

    so for his birthday she takes him to a local strip club. The doorman at the
    club greets them and says, ‘Hey, Bob! How ya doin?’ His wife is puzzled
    and asks if he’s been to this club before. ‘Oh no, ‘ says Bob. ‘He’s on my

    bowling team.’

    When they are seated, a waitress asks Bob if he’d like his
    usual and brings over a Budweiser. His wife is becoming increasingly

    uncomfortable and says, ‘How did she know that you drink Budweiser?’ I

    recognize her, she’s the waitress from the golf club. I always have a Bud at
    the end of the first nine holes, honey.’ A stripper then comes over to their

    table, throws her arms around Bob, starts to rub herself all over him and
    says, ‘Hi Bobby. Want your usual table dance, big boy?’ Bob’s wife, now

    furious, grabs her purse and storms out of the club. Bob follows and spots

    her getting into a cab. Before she can slam the door, he jumps in beside

    her. Bob tries desperately to explain how the stripper must have mistaken

    him for someone else, but his wife is having none of it. She is screaming at

    him at the top of her lungs, calling him every four-letter word in the
    book.The cabby turns around and says, ‘Geez Bob, you picked up a real bitch
    this time.’

  • Comment 39, posted at 10.10.08 13:18:16 by McLovin Reply

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  • @McLovin (Comment 39) : :eek:

  • Comment 40, posted at 10.10.08 13:23:52 by Me2 Reply

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  • i am a fictitious persona created to get conversation back onto rugby on the old sharksrugby site. i was irritated by nessa and ice chatting about everything but. i soon got addicted to shitstirring and carried it on until the blogs demise. i was hoping to meet my demise by next week, when before the cc i put my head on a block saying the sharks will have a home semi and final. the sharks have however done just that so my head has been spared. i think i will do the same again come s14. so sorry, til may next year i will be around. unless rob assissinates me before then.(i wouldn’t put my head on the block for the boks, that would be suicide.)

  • Comment 41, posted at 10.10.08 13:23:52 by try time Reply

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  • @McLovin (Comment 39) : :)

  • Comment 42, posted at 10.10.08 13:25:04 by robdylan (Go Sharks!) Reply
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  • @try time (Comment 41) : I know for a fact that you’re a REAL BOY! :) And I even know who the puppet master is pulling your strings :)

  • Comment 43, posted at 10.10.08 13:26:22 by robdylan (Go Sharks!) Reply
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  • @try time (Comment 41) : ROFL @ tt…..sorry you gonna miss that home final!!!

  • Comment 44, posted at 10.10.08 13:28:20 by Me2 Reply

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  • @try time (Comment 41) :

    And who was the writer of the soapie??? :evil: I’ll make it my life long ambition to irritate the living shit out of you for the rest of your life!! And I’ll put MY head on the block for that! :twisted:

  • Comment 45, posted at 10.10.08 13:28:57 by Ice Sharkadelic Babe Reply
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  • @Me2 (Comment 44) : PS…you going to give Me2 your season tickets? :lol:

  • Comment 46, posted at 10.10.08 13:29:56 by Me2 Reply

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  • have to do this:

    Hoe herken jy ‘n blond by ‘n begrafnis?
    Dis die een wat die ruiker probeer vang.

    Hoekom hou die blond lee bottels in die yskas?
    Dis vir haar vriende wat nie drink nie.

    Blonde Verpleegster
    Die ou omie lê in die hospitaal, op pad teater toe. ñ Jong blonde verpleegster
    kom ingetrippel met sy verslag in die een hand en ñ bakkie met skeergoed in die
    ander hand.
    “Goeiedag oom! Af met die broekie vir my!”
    “Nou vir wat, Nursie, wat wil jy nou maak?”
    “Ek wil jou skeer, Oupa, want ons gaan jou mos vandag besny!” antwoord sy.
    “Nee, man, ek is hier vir ñ oog operasie!” gil die ou omie verskrik.
    Nou verloor sy haar humeur: “Kyk, Oupa, ek het nie tyd vir nonsies nie, hier
    staan dit in jou verslag: VERWYDERING VAN DIE HORINGVLIES!”

    Hoekom staar die blondine vasgenael na die resepteboek?
    Die resep se: “Moenie roer nie”

    Hoekom maak die blondine net een skoenveter vas?
    Want op die skoen staan ” Taiwan ”

    Hoekom gooi die blondine krummels in die toilet?
    Sy voer die Toilet Duck

  • Comment 47, posted at 10.10.08 13:35:02 by barend Reply

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  • @robdylan (Go Sharks!) (Comment 43) : so does me2. the puppetmaster is a bored accountant stuck looking at invoices paperwork and other peoples money all day everyday. i used to support the lions til i moved to durban in 1987. i then started supporting the sharks as they happened to be the team that seemed to play at kings park everytime i went there. i am a sharks supporter, and then a cheetahs (or sharks b), then lions and then only a bok supporter. my pet hates are supersport, politicians, stupid people (like try time), cellphone companies and overpaid stupid ceos. i am looking forward to the next year where the sharks will win the s14 and this years cc (if jk blows fair).

  • Comment 48, posted at 10.10.08 13:36:31 by try time Reply

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  • @robdylan (Go Sharks!) (Comment 31) :
    You knoqw how he goes into retreat occasionally – a few spiritual works, a mandala to promote introspection, a few dozen hamburgers, and his mantra – “Eddie Andrews is the best prop ever”. :twisted:

    @Ice Sharkadelic Babe (Comment 45) :
    There is just no accounting for some tastes, hey? :lol:

  • Comment 49, posted at 10.10.08 13:37:48 by Big Fish Reply
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  • @Ice Sharkadelic Babe (Comment 45) : ha ha. yeah you guys ended up corrupting me. you are quite persuasive.

    @Me2 (Comment 44) : yeah was sore about that, but i have been promised there will be a big screen in joburg and only sharks supporters will be allowed in, so the atmosphere will be as good. although i will miss laughing at the drunk blue bull supporters that crawl out their caves to watch the games.

  • Comment 50, posted at 10.10.08 13:40:44 by try time Reply

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  • @Big Fish (Comment 49) :

    tsk tsk!

  • Comment 51, posted at 10.10.08 13:41:36 by Ice Sharkadelic Babe Reply
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  • @try time (Comment 50) :

    I was just about to say, we are very persuasive! :mrgreen: :mrgreen:

  • Comment 52, posted at 10.10.08 13:42:50 by Ice Sharkadelic Babe Reply
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  • @Ice Sharkadelic Babe (Comment 52) : i see though you speak a lot more rugby on this site than the last. i also see nessa is hardly ever on here. doesn’t take a brain scientist to see who the instigator was.

  • Comment 53, posted at 10.10.08 13:47:47 by try time Reply

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  • @robdylan (Go Sharks!) (Comment 43) : oh i just re-read what you said and i see what you meant. yes the other puppetmaster. old hairless richard. see if you get that.

  • Comment 54, posted at 10.10.08 13:51:17 by try time Reply

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  • @try time (Comment 53) :

    You’re NOT suggesting…HA?? :shock: :lol:

    SW is blocked by Ness’s work…so I suppose ther will be a lot less, yes.. :mrgreen:

  • Comment 55, posted at 10.10.08 13:51:50 by Ice Sharkadelic Babe Reply
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  • Billy. Schooled at some of the most rugby focused schools in the country (Queens College and Dale) Studied in DBN and worked in a restaurant frequented by sharks players. Started barter system comprising free food/ coffee for sharks tickets. Have been a completely mental Sharks supporter. Cry when they lose and go completely off the rails and manic when they win. My general state of mind is directly influenced by the Sharks last game. Not terribly healthy but better than being boring. Live in JHB as the director of a few salt mines in Advertising and marketing. Married, Just cracked 30 and have a 2 year old Shark supporting daughter.

  • Comment 56, posted at 10.10.08 13:52:37 by billy Reply

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  • @try time (Comment 53) : Unfortunately SW blocked on quite a few of the “other” bloggers work computers :sad:

  • Comment 57, posted at 10.10.08 13:55:14 by Me2 Reply

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  • @billy (Comment 56) : so you are the guy who gave free food away in my restuarant. i had my suspisions it was you.

  • Comment 58, posted at 10.10.08 13:56:00 by try time Reply

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  • @billy (Comment 56) : Dale AND Queens :???: how do manage that??? My man is an Old Dalian :wink:

  • Comment 59, posted at 10.10.08 13:57:51 by Me2 Reply

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  • @Me2 (Comment 59) :
    Amadodo or something?? Not?

  • Comment 60, posted at 10.10.08 13:58:39 by Ice Sharkadelic Babe Reply
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  • @try time (Comment 53) : be nice, please

  • Comment 61, posted at 10.10.08 13:58:43 by robdylan (Go Sharks!) Reply
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  • @Me2 (Comment 57) : ah that explains a lot. rob doesn’t have a good reputation. i would also block him and his dreadful soul corrupting site if i was a it man. but i am not, so long live rob.

  • Comment 62, posted at 10.10.08 13:58:46 by try time Reply

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  • @try time (Comment 58) : Did your restuarant go bust :?:

  • Comment 63, posted at 10.10.08 13:59:13 by Me2 Reply

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  • @Me2 (Comment 59) :

    Billy got expelled from Queens for bribing the teachers with free chips from the tuckshop which he scaled… :mrgreen: and then moved on to Dale..

  • Comment 64, posted at 10.10.08 14:00:00 by Ice Sharkadelic Babe Reply
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  • @robdylan (Go Sharks!) (Comment 61) : i was nice. if it was anyone but ice or nessa, i wouldn’t have written that. they have more balls than half the dudes on this site.

  • Comment 65, posted at 10.10.08 14:00:05 by try time Reply

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  • @Me2 (Comment 57) : there’s a particular piece of very annoying software that’s responsible for that

  • Comment 66, posted at 10.10.08 14:00:57 by robdylan (Go Sharks!) Reply
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  • @Me2 (Comment 63) : what restuarant? :mrgreen: just stirring.

  • Comment 67, posted at 10.10.08 14:00:59 by try time Reply

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  • @Ice Sharkadelic Babe (Comment 60) : Something like that!!!

  • Comment 68, posted at 10.10.08 14:01:59 by Me2 Reply

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  • @robdylan (Go Sharks!) (Comment 61) :

    I take it from whom it comes…he actually likes me.. :mrgreen: :mrgreen:

    @try time (Comment 65) :
    :shock: :shock: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: …is that one of those very few well hidden compliments? :wink:

  • Comment 69, posted at 10.10.08 14:03:02 by Ice Sharkadelic Babe Reply
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  • @try time (Comment 65) : guess that’s true :)

  • Comment 70, posted at 10.10.08 14:04:08 by robdylan (Go Sharks!) Reply
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  • @Me2 (Comment 57) : try http://www.ctunnel.com

    It circumvents just about everything, if that fails there is a little work around via google language tools that can be used as a last resort

  • Comment 71, posted at 10.10.08 14:05:49 by Sauce Reply
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  • @try time (Comment 67) : I know!! You make a lovely “stirr fry”!!

    @try time (Comment 65) : You tell them tt :!:

    @Ice Sharkadelic Babe (Comment 64) : LOL!!

  • Comment 72, posted at 10.10.08 14:06:18 by Me2 Reply

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  • @Ice Sharkadelic Babe (Comment 69) : if you tell anyone…. yes, we have had some good spats over the year and a bit. you get to admire the rescilience of a good adversary.

  • Comment 73, posted at 10.10.08 14:06:23 by try time Reply

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  • @Sauce (Comment 71) : problem is the Fantasy League… because of that, we get blacklisted by a lot of 3rd-party site classification engines

  • Comment 74, posted at 10.10.08 14:06:58 by robdylan (Go Sharks!) Reply
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  • @Sauce (Comment 71) : I bet that’s blocked too. :smile:

  • Comment 75, posted at 10.10.08 14:08:52 by McLovin Reply

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  • @robdylan (Go Sharks!) (Comment 74) : can’t you keep the fantasy league seperate, with a link pointing in that direction.

  • Comment 76, posted at 10.10.08 14:10:18 by try time Reply

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  • @Me2 (Comment 59) : Got”asked to leave” Queens after a few misunderstandings with the powers that ran the place.

  • Comment 77, posted at 10.10.08 14:10:35 by billy Reply

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  • @Sauce (Comment 71) : Thanks Sauce…BUT …since I’m my own Boss I haven’t blocked myself from the site :!: :!: :!:

  • Comment 78, posted at 10.10.08 14:10:49 by Me2 Reply

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  • @robdylan (Go Sharks!) (Comment 74) : Yea and Ctunnel will solve that

  • Comment 79, posted at 10.10.08 14:11:07 by Sauce Reply
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  • @billy (Comment 77) : and ended up at a better school :grin:

  • Comment 80, posted at 10.10.08 14:11:57 by Me2 Reply

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  • @Me2 (Comment 78) : Was just a little ditty to share with the world

  • Comment 81, posted at 10.10.08 14:12:07 by Sauce Reply
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  • @Me2 (Comment 63) : No, thank goodness. Although the owners didnt exactly love me for the system.

  • Comment 82, posted at 10.10.08 14:12:11 by billy Reply

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  • @Sauce (Comment 81) : yeah ice can tell nessa, and then rob will have his hands full. :lol:

  • Comment 83, posted at 10.10.08 14:15:12 by try time Reply

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  • @Sauce (Comment 71) :

    How does it work? :oops:

    @try time (Comment 73) :

    Zip the lip..

  • Comment 84, posted at 10.10.08 14:15:27 by Ice Sharkadelic Babe Reply
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  • @Me2 (Comment 80) : Much, i hadnt passed a year since i was 13 until i got to Dale in std 9. Awesome school and the people were even better.

  • Comment 85, posted at 10.10.08 14:15:30 by billy Reply

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  • @try time (Comment 76) : that will be the plan from next year… just hope we haven’t irrevocably tainted the sharksworld domain

  • Comment 86, posted at 10.10.08 14:16:02 by robdylan (Go Sharks!) Reply
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  • Hi there, no names no pack drill, know too many people, owe too many favours and have made name far too many times to mention. I would hate somebody on this site to track me down!
    I am a bullet from the old days. Schooled just West of Durban in a village called Westville when men were men and woman knew the difference!
    I played my first big game of Rugby in 1971 for Durban South Rugby Union on KP as a curtain raiser to John Pullen’s English team when they played Natal. I used the same change room as my heroes.. Terry Basson, Tommy Bedford and Stan Holmes to name but 3.
    Durban Varsity, then S.A. Weermag u20’s after that Club rugby at Collegians and finally Rovers. Coached Junior Rugby before immigrating to Joburg.
    I have not missed a Shark final since 1986 (WP at Newlands) Sharks before country and not ashamed of that statement.
    Rob I enjoy your site, albeit it little too cosy and amiable for me. I was a tight head prop, and a member of the Twighlight zone.

  • Comment 87, posted at 10.10.08 14:16:21 by Ragged Reply

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  • @billy (Comment 77) :

    Ha!! So I was not far off!! :mrgreen: :mrgreen:

  • Comment 88, posted at 10.10.08 14:17:08 by Ice Sharkadelic Babe Reply
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  • I dont think you want to know me.

    It is my job to keep all Sharks supporters grounded and my life’s ambition to finish 18 holes of golf sober…

  • Comment 89, posted at 10.10.08 14:17:20 by MorneN Reply
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  • @billy (Comment 85) :

    So are you now 30 and in Matric? :shock:

  • Comment 90, posted at 10.10.08 14:18:24 by Ice Sharkadelic Babe Reply
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  • @Ice Sharkadelic Babe (Comment 88) : Not at all!
    @MorneN (Comment 89) : Golf sober? Not possible. Also pointless.

  • Comment 91, posted at 10.10.08 14:19:34 by billy Reply

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  • @MorneN (Comment 89) :

    :mrgreen: :mrgreen:

  • Comment 92, posted at 10.10.08 14:20:00 by Ice Sharkadelic Babe Reply
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  • @billy (Comment 91) :

    I just heard it is actually a nice game…

    Thats why I want to try it out…

    Sober…

  • Comment 93, posted at 10.10.08 14:20:56 by MorneN Reply
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  • @billy (Comment 91) :

    But I have not played for a very long time.

    I actually decided a while back I should just swear at home and save some money.

  • Comment 94, posted at 10.10.08 14:21:41 by MorneN Reply
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  • @MorneN (Comment 89) :

    If you play with me..by the 11th whole everyone tries “happy gilmore” shots although their might be big prices on the line…so remind me in future that we should rather not play 18 together… :mrgreen:

  • Comment 95, posted at 10.10.08 14:23:27 by Ice Sharkadelic Babe Reply
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  • @Ice Sharkadelic Babe (Comment 84) : @MorneN (Comment 89) : putt putt and adventure golf isn’t really golf.

  • Comment 96, posted at 10.10.08 14:23:44 by try time Reply

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  • Hi all are we still getting to know each other? anyways, I’m Jean 24. Born in Durban, moved to limpopo province, studied at pukke, now staying in Mosselbay. Been shark from birth. I used to read the blog on the sharks site but after that closed I found your site, anyways you guys keep me more updated on the sharks anyways. The bad thing of staying in the cape is the constant moaning of province :lol:

  • Comment 97, posted at 10.10.08 14:24:20 by mbay-shark Reply

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  • @Ice Sharkadelic Babe (Comment 84) :

    Its a proxy….i you go to the site and that’s what registers on your network – the request you send from there is hidden

  • Comment 98, posted at 10.10.08 14:24:39 by Sauce Reply
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  • @Ragged (Comment 87) : Your school has come a long way since then :wink:

  • Comment 99, posted at 10.10.08 14:24:42 by Me2 Reply

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  • @Ice Sharkadelic Babe (Comment 95) : ice you are married, no-one should be playing a round with you.

  • Comment 100, posted at 10.10.08 14:25:55 by try time Reply

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  • @Ice Sharkadelic Babe (Comment 95) :

    I start looking for the drinks cart at the 3rd hole.

    Golf truly spoils what could have been a nice scenic 6 km walk.

    @try time (Comment 96) :

    I know, the security gaurds keep on throwing me off those courses blabbering something about public indecency.

  • Comment 101, posted at 10.10.08 14:26:01 by MorneN Reply
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  • @mbay-shark (Comment 97) :

    You hang out with the wrong friends. Look the real fans up at Newlands next time. You are sure to find us, we only hang out at 3 pubs in the area.

  • Comment 102, posted at 10.10.08 14:27:39 by MorneN Reply
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  • when rob said “have fun” i don’t think he expected this. :mrgreen:

  • Comment 103, posted at 10.10.08 14:28:30 by try time Reply

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  • @try time (Comment 100) :

    I knew that post came out wrong.. :oops:

    @MorneN (Comment 101) : 6km?? Is that ALL??? Sure mine is way longer walk…thats why I take a cart…1. I am lazy, 2 I hate getting tired 3. I want to enjoy the game, so I dont go out and look for the 150 and step out the diffs…I check with one eye and eeny meeny miny mo decide which club looks like the right one…I must be a natural, coz i dont get my distances wrong often…but then again…I can hit same distance with my putter and my driver… :oops: :mrgreen:

  • Comment 104, posted at 10.10.08 14:32:48 by Ice Sharkadelic Babe Reply
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  • @Ice Sharkadelic Babe (Comment 104) :

    Oh so you are playing the version of golf called Bos-hokkie!

    Join the club.

  • Comment 105, posted at 10.10.08 14:34:31 by MorneN Reply
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  • @Sauce (Comment 98) :

    Ahhh – pretty cool! :grin:

  • Comment 106, posted at 10.10.08 14:36:22 by Ice Sharkadelic Babe Reply
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  • @MorneN (Comment 105) :

    If there a rough..thats where you’ll find me… :mrgreen:

  • Comment 107, posted at 10.10.08 14:37:09 by Ice Sharkadelic Babe Reply
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  • @MorneN (Comment 105) : oh is that what bos-hokkie is, no wonder i got slapped.

  • Comment 108, posted at 10.10.08 14:37:19 by try time Reply

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  • I’d rather keep to the driving range….

  • Comment 109, posted at 10.10.08 14:38:51 by mbay-shark Reply

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  • @Ice Sharkadelic Babe (Comment 107) :

    You must be the only Sharks supporter who can handle the rough stuff.

  • Comment 110, posted at 10.10.08 14:39:01 by MorneN Reply
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  • @MorneN (Comment 110) : all sharks supporters can deal with the rough stuff. we have carried chokers for 12 years now.

  • Comment 111, posted at 10.10.08 14:41:36 by try time Reply

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  • @MorneN (Comment 110) :

    Hey!! If you could handle the rough stuff..you would not be sitting on the sideline watching the Sharsk play!

  • Comment 112, posted at 10.10.08 14:45:49 by Ice Sharkadelic Babe Reply
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  • @Me2 (Comment 99) : It has indeed, in my day it was co-ed!But I am still a proud Gryphon!

  • Comment 113, posted at 10.10.08 14:45:50 by Ragged Reply

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  • @MorneN (Comment 110) :
    And yet it is no surprise that you are yet another WP fan that putts from the rough. :twisted:

  • Comment 114, posted at 10.10.08 14:46:19 by Big Fish Reply
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  • @Big Fish (Comment 114) :

    hey Fish! You working or playing?

  • Comment 115, posted at 10.10.08 14:49:28 by Ice Sharkadelic Babe Reply
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  • @try time (Comment 100) : LOL!!

  • Comment 116, posted at 10.10.08 14:49:44 by Me2 Reply

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  • @Ice Sharkadelic Babe (Comment 115) :
    Working largely – though I am thinking of leaving for home now.

    Not in the mood for it today.

  • Comment 117, posted at 10.10.08 14:52:36 by Big Fish Reply
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  • @Ragged (Comment 113) : My nephew was head boy some years back…so the school is close to my heart!

  • Comment 118, posted at 10.10.08 14:54:11 by Me2 Reply

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  • @Big Fish (Comment 117) : I seldom am… on a long and awful call

  • Comment 119, posted at 10.10.08 14:56:32 by robdylan (Go Sharks!) Reply
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  • Well All Weird and Wonderful peeps,

    i am off for my annual “mom’s breakaway weekend”, going to Paris….ja, in the States!! :mrgreen:

    Be good enjoy and enjoy the Celebration which lies ahead!!

    Go SHARKS!!!!!

  • Comment 120, posted at 10.10.08 14:57:45 by Ice Sharkadelic Babe Reply
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  • @Me2 (Comment 118) : It was a good school, my son also went there. palyed 1st team for two years. Since Reece took over as coach Westville have been in the top 20 schools in SA. Beaten those Midland schools with regularity as well as that other Red roofed school in Peembee. not to mention Boy’s high ( Rob… Dale, Queens, Bishops, Wynberg, Rondebosch. did I mention Hilton, Kearnsney, and Michealhouse???
    No but seriously it has become a school that us Old boys can be proud of.

  • Comment 121, posted at 10.10.08 15:04:07 by Ragged Reply

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  • @Ragged (Comment 121) : And not just for it showing on the rugby filed…it is a well rounded school, offering a good education to all! Not so tt?

  • Comment 122, posted at 10.10.08 15:07:52 by Me2 Reply

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  • Well, before my son, Ptn Old Boy, kills me….I’m also off

    GO SHARKS!!!!

  • Comment 123, posted at 10.10.08 15:09:36 by Me2 Reply

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  • Greg, aka knersboy, 31 y old, father cypriot, mother saffa. grew up on the west rand (krugersdorp, randfontein). studied in stellies, then spent almost 5 years in holland, back in stellies now but moving to rustenburg in jan (yikes).

    started supporting the sharks in 90, mostly just to piss everyone in randfontein off. watched THAT cc final on a tiny portable tv while camping with about 7 million bulls supporters at what is now oppikoppi (i shit u not). i watched the whole game with 1 eye, literally, as i broke my one glasses lens about an hour before the game. i still dream about that 10 point try…..

  • Comment 124, posted at 10.10.08 15:26:55 by knersboy Reply

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  • My name is Dave, and I’m a sharkaholic!

    Rob started this site, and did all he could to keep the information from me to be sure I didn’t follow him over. Fortunately for me, not for Rob, I found the site anyway (and believe me it wasn’t easy!). I was born in Durban, and supported the Banana Boys through the very worst, and this included supporting the only two Boks playing for them (Tommy Bedford and Piston Van Wyk). I never get to watch any of the Currie Cup semis and finals live because I race sailboats on Saturdays on the Chesapeake Bay and beyond.

  • Comment 125, posted at 10.10.08 15:28:55 by Dancing Bear Reply
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  • Hi my name is Letgo and I’m an addict… :grin:

    Rugby and the Sharks is seriously the only things I want in my live, I think if my parents could they would organize some kind of intervention. Although I talk so much about this stuff, sometimes I think it doesn’t even bother them…denial :?:

    I lived in a small town Riebeeckstad near Welkom, for the first 13 years of my life.(Welkom is the second biggest city in the Free State, but still a really small city) Surprisingly my mom is the big rugby fan in our family, but since she moved around so much in her live she supported almost every team in South Africa, but never the Sharks. For a very long time it was just the Cheetahs, but I never agreed with that idea.

    When my brother played rugby my mom would run on the sideline screaming out orders and before long I was doing exactly the same thing. I can’t remember a time in my life that I did not love rugby. I could never understand girls of my age, they loved dolls and shopping and I just wanted to play rugby with my brothers in our backyard.

    I always liked the Sharks, I think it might be because Andre Joubert and James Small were my brother’s favorite players, he’s five years older than I am, so everything he likes were really cool for me. It seemed like he supported the Sharks although the men in my family aren’t really rugby crazy, so when the guys in black and white played I always wanted them to win.
    Once the Sharks came to Welkom to play the Griffons in a warm-up match, my sister and I were the only people there who shouted our lungs out, and the only people who supported the Sharks. I met Andre Joubert, Keven Putt, Henry Honiball, Cabous van der Westhuizen and Gavin Lawless that day and since then I was completely hooked to Sharks rugby. I even got angry when my Mom or Dad supported other teams against the Sharks, especially because they always just decided who they were going to support just before the game.

    Here’s the very sad part, and try not to be to hard on me. Joost van der Westhuizen has always been my favorite player, far above all the rest, so when he came onto the field I always wanted him and his team to do do well. So…basically, for a very long time, as long as Joost played for the Bulls, I wanted them to… My first taste of a Currie Cup trophy was in 1998 when Joost was Captain of the Bulls. I never actually supported the team and when they played the Sharks I was torn between Joost and the Sharks, but I still feel very weird about that since they are the enemy now.

    We moved toLa Lucia, Durban in 2000 and I convinced my parents to buy season tickets and converted them to full on Sharks supporters. So for six years I went to every single game at the Stadium then in 2005 I moved to Pretoria with my sister to study and that’s where I found my big hate for the Bulls, Loftus is the worse place on earth. I had tolerance for this team, because of Joost and because I had no previous really bad experiences with them, but I’m really sorry, Loftus and the very stupid people sitting around me created something that made the Bulls very hard to like. My despise for the Bulls is very personal, but that is a story for another day. In 2007 light blue even sometimes the sky makes me a little nauseas.

    Even though I am female, I am yet to meat anyone who loves rugby as much as I do. (The world wide web does not count) I studied sport coaching and as soon as I am done traveling or run out of money or ideas to travel I will start coaching at school level, hopefully rugby and hopefully that will lead to bigger things.

    I came to this site because someone caused the official Sharks site’s blog to be closes, but I like Sharksworld more in anyway.

    @billy (Comment 56) : My mood is definitely also established by how the Sharks are playing.

  • Comment 126, posted at 10.10.08 15:28:58 by Letgo Reply
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  • I have to write a lot, because I have to compensate for not really having anything interesting to say.

  • Comment 127, posted at 10.10.08 15:32:10 by Letgo Reply
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  • Hours behind as usual..damn timezones

    I’m Milissa or Mo (no clue when/where that one came about). I’m in the US, new jersey to be specific. Fell into rugby because of my insatiable curiosity, country hopped via the sport from Ireland to France to SA. Overall now I support 5 teams (Toulouse, France, Ireland, Sharks & Boks) so WCs are interesting for me. I feel that I was cheated last year because I would have given my left arm to see the Boks and France in the final..I really don’t like the English team I swear they are the only team on the planet whose play makes me want to take a nap.

    Recently married (2 months next Thursday!) I’m rather fond of making weekend trips to SA for Sharks games and plan on being in town for the final.

  • Comment 128, posted at 10.10.08 15:40:57 by Milissa Reply

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  • awesome stories, guys – keep them coming

  • Comment 129, posted at 10.10.08 15:46:00 by robdylan (Go Sharks!) Reply
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  • @Letgo(comment126)
    I think its the bulls crowd rather than the team they put most of us off!

  • Comment 130, posted at 10.10.08 15:51:02 by mbay-shark Reply

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  • I also lurk alot since I log in from work..I’m paranoid that if I linger to long or post too much they’ll block SW and then I will truly be lost.

  • Comment 131, posted at 10.10.08 15:52:27 by Milissa Reply

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  • Stupid question for Rob: How do I bold the names? Sorry I haven’t blogged before

  • Comment 132, posted at 10.10.08 15:52:52 by mbay-shark Reply

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  • @mbay-shark (Comment 132) : can you see the little curved arrow next to the poster’s name? Click on that to reply to their comment

  • Comment 133, posted at 10.10.08 15:59:06 by robdylan (Go Sharks!) Reply
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  • @robdylan (Go Sharks!) (Comment 133) : hahahah okay thanks

  • Comment 134, posted at 10.10.08 16:00:08 by mbay-shark Reply

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  • I’m off! Go SHARKS wooooooooohooooooooo!

  • Comment 135, posted at 10.10.08 16:01:04 by mbay-shark Reply

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  • @Milissa (Comment 131) : Too late for me, work already blocks “games” sites, and unfortunately Sharksworld is listed as a “games” site.

  • Comment 136, posted at 10.10.08 16:03:30 by Dancing Bear Reply
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  • @mbay-shark (Comment 134) : easy peasy lemon squeezy :)

  • Comment 137, posted at 10.10.08 16:09:34 by robdylan (Go Sharks!) Reply
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  • @Dancing Bear (Comment 136) : Then again, Rob probably changed it to “games” just to make sure I don’t overwhelm his blog! :lol:

  • Comment 138, posted at 10.10.08 16:12:32 by Dancing Bear Reply
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  • @Dancing Bear (Comment 136) : The horror! I use a proxy here to get to my mail but I’ve never tried to get to SW with it. I know when I use it for FB or Mspace, I normally can only read bulletin/mail and not post because it strips out stuff.

    http://www.megaproxy.com

  • Comment 139, posted at 10.10.08 16:20:12 by Milissa Reply

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  • @Milissa (Comment 139) : hehehehe, Proxy sites are also blocked at work. Believe me, I have tried everything I (or anyone else I know) to get around it.

    Visiting my parents in Atlanta, and had boerewors, pap, sous and eggs for breakfast. Yummy!

  • Comment 140, posted at 10.10.08 16:26:31 by Dancing Bear Reply
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  • @Letgo (Comment 126) : I know who you are, you are the SA version of the chick in Remember the Titans :!:

  • Comment 141, posted at 10.10.08 16:35:44 by PJLD Reply
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  • @PJLD (Comment 141) : Nah, Letgo is every rugby supporter’s dream girl! Kind of like Mo, but she went off and got married!

  • Comment 142, posted at 10.10.08 16:43:04 by Dancing Bear Reply
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  • @Dancing Bear (Comment 138) : you still think I kept you away on purpose? :)

  • Comment 143, posted at 10.10.08 16:51:10 by robdylan (Go Sharks!) Reply
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  • @Dancing Bear (Comment 140) : Yum! I haven’t had any breakfast yet.

    @Dancing Bear (Comment 142) : Awww and I married somebody who is completely clueless about rugby..although I have been working on him in preparation for our ’09 trip to SA. I am rather convinced once I get him there to a game he’ll understand my addiction to the sport.

  • Comment 144, posted at 10.10.08 17:02:22 by Milissa Reply

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  • @Dancing Bear (Comment 140) : Hmmm you’ll have to see if you can get here https://www.nbxi.com/Login.jsp from work. My company blocks the info page but so far they haven’t caught on to blocking the login page which changes every few months too.

  • Comment 145, posted at 10.10.08 17:04:00 by Milissa Reply

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  • @robdylan (Go Sharks!) (Comment 143) : I would have if I were you. :wink: When is Larry sending you back over this way again? Will have to make time to drag you up to Annapolis next time.

    @Milissa (Comment 144) : hehehe I made a lot of new rugby fans during the RWC. By the time the final came around, the bar was filled with a bunch of people that had never seen a rugby match before the RWC.

    @Milissa (Comment 145) : Thanks for the ideas Mo, unfortunately the software that does the blocking at work, gets a sniff of something they don’t like and they block the entire URL. If any location on a site says it is a proxy site, they block everything from them. Sucks really, but I am spending a lot of time at a contractor site now, and I can get here from there. :grin: So all is not lost. By the way, very late congrats on the marriage!

  • Comment 146, posted at 10.10.08 17:58:54 by Dancing Bear Reply
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  • Rather late than never??? :mrgreen:

    Silver Fox, from Upington in the North Western Cape or the Kalahari. My dear NWK in those day’s tried their best and I always supported them as far as local games went.

    After a brief stint as a Lion supporter, I found a lot of things mainly in their administration that stank to the high heavens. At the same time my twin boys moved with their mother to Pinetown, my hero then Wahl Bartmann moved to the Sharks after being treated like trash by Transvaal.

    Along followed my support which have ever since been at the Sharks. But by coming in from the dark maybe enabled me to stay more unbiased as far as rugby is concerned.

    Not less passionate, only able to enjoy good qualities from other players as well.

  • Comment 147, posted at 10.10.08 18:26:15 by Silver Fox Reply

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  • Hi my name is KSA Shark and I am an alcoholic, I just can’t find any of the stuff to drink though.

    Oh i am also a sucker for punishment and the spent the WHOLE day today running around reffing 7′s rugby. with 14 games done on a one game on one game off basis. :oops: (That’s not blushing, that is sunburn)

  • Comment 148, posted at 10.10.08 18:29:46 by KSA Shark © Reply

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  • @Silver Fox (Comment 147) : Wahl is my hero as well

  • Comment 149, posted at 10.10.08 18:29:59 by robdylan (Go Sharks!) Reply
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  • Seriously though.

    Born and sort of bred in Durban. Went to Afrikaans Laer Durban Noord (was on the Afr Hoer Skool campus though. Then went to boarding school at HTS De Wet Nel in Kroonstad.

    Finished my army and settle in Durban, Like I was ever going to settle anywhere else.

    Got Married, started refereeing and finally move to KSA in 2001.

    Still own our house in Ptn and return at least once a year for a few weeks vacation.

  • Comment 150, posted at 10.10.08 18:38:22 by KSA Shark © Reply

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  • @KSA Shark © (Comment 150) :

    Oh I’m a scrum half BTW, so that would explain the attitude.

  • Comment 151, posted at 10.10.08 18:39:16 by KSA Shark © Reply

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  • JUNIOR-born in Durban almost 27 years ago. Major SPORTSFREAK. Discovered rugby during the 95 WC whilst in hi-school. Became an ACTIVE SHARK in the late 90s-sadly I didnt watch our last triumph live. THE SHARKS are part of my SOUL!

  • Comment 152, posted at 10.10.08 18:43:17 by just blackshark Reply

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  • @Silver Fox (Comment 147) : @robdylan (Go Sharks!) (Comment 149) :

    I dated his niece for a few weeks while at school! She was a hottie…

  • Comment 153, posted at 10.10.08 18:45:42 by VinChainSaw Reply
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  • @robdylan (Go Sharks!) (Comment 149) : He was awesome, remembered when he was not chosen for the boks, then played a warmup game against them and virtually destroyed them single handedly. :mrgreen:

    @KSA Shark © (Comment 151) : Hey KSA, yes you have an attitude problem, but we’re working on it. :mrgreen:

  • Comment 154, posted at 10.10.08 18:46:16 by Silver Fox Reply

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  • @VinChainSaw (Comment 153) : Klapped you, did she? :twisted: :mrgreen: :mrgreen:

  • Comment 155, posted at 10.10.08 18:47:43 by Silver Fox Reply

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  • @VinChainSaw (Comment 153) :

    What did her ears look like? :razz:

  • Comment 156, posted at 10.10.08 18:48:19 by KSA Shark © Reply

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  • Always been into the colonial sports – rugby anc cricket.
    Fortunately cricket bores me and so always leant over to rugby since the latter parts of high school.

    Still play from time to time, despite numerous on-field and off-field injuries and have very few ligaments left intact in my body.
    Love the game and struggle to stay away.

    I’m more of a grassroots rugby fan than a pro fan. Work committments unfortuantely leave me frightfully short of time to be as involved in club rugby as I was in the past.

  • Comment 157, posted at 10.10.08 18:48:38 by VinChainSaw Reply
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  • Hey Rob, I had a quick look at this post this morning and thought it was doomed. What a pleasant surprise!!!

  • Comment 158, posted at 10.10.08 18:49:08 by Silver Fox Reply

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  • @Silver Fox (Comment 155) :

    She was dainty actually and white as a sheet. Lovely girl, so gorgeous.

  • Comment 159, posted at 10.10.08 18:49:14 by VinChainSaw Reply
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  • @KSA Shark © (Comment 156) :

    Wasn’t really interested in her ears KSA… :cool:

  • Comment 160, posted at 10.10.08 18:49:38 by VinChainSaw Reply
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  • @KSA Shark © (Comment 156) : Still the funny, funny man. :mrgreen: :lol:

    Good point though!

  • Comment 161, posted at 10.10.08 18:50:17 by Silver Fox Reply

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  • @Silver Fox (Comment 154) :

    Who me :?: That’s now the second person who told me that :lol: Maybe it is more than two? Not sure.

    Kette says she has been trying for years, “to fix me” the closest she got was to get me to have a vasectomy. :razz:

    She says you guys should maar give up now on the attitude adjustment. :wink:

  • Comment 162, posted at 10.10.08 18:51:38 by KSA Shark © Reply

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  • @KSA Shark © (Comment 162) :

    You had a vasectomy? Are you cookoo mate? What’s your next wife going to say?

  • Comment 163, posted at 10.10.08 18:53:38 by VinChainSaw Reply
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  • Forgot the smiley KSA… :grin:

  • Comment 164, posted at 10.10.08 18:55:00 by VinChainSaw Reply
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  • @VinChainSaw (Comment 163) : there WILL be ONLY ONE :cool: :lol:

  • Comment 165, posted at 10.10.08 18:55:28 by KSA Sharkette Reply

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  • @KSA Sharkette (Comment 165) :

    lol. You women are wiley…

  • Comment 166, posted at 10.10.08 18:56:14 by VinChainSaw Reply
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  • @VinChainSaw (Comment 163) :

    Hopefully at 19 she won’t be to interested in kids. :wink:

  • Comment 167, posted at 10.10.08 18:56:48 by KSA Shark © Reply

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  • @KSA Shark © (Comment 162) : Ok then, just tell her I will start working on a medal for bravery for her then. :grin:

  • Comment 168, posted at 10.10.08 18:57:04 by Silver Fox Reply

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  • Why is Rob never on MSN when you need him? :evil:

  • Comment 169, posted at 10.10.08 18:57:43 by KSA Shark © Reply

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  • @KSA Shark © (Comment 167) : the vasectomy has sorted out the reproductive part but what is your 19yr old gonna do when you don’t have the necessary “hardware” to use during playtime :lol: :wink:

  • Comment 170, posted at 10.10.08 18:58:54 by KSA Sharkette Reply

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  • @KSA Shark © (Comment 167) :

    hehehehe. My second wife isn’t even born yet… :shock:

  • Comment 171, posted at 10.10.08 18:59:08 by VinChainSaw Reply
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  • @KSA Sharkette (Comment 170) :

    Sheesh… you cut him deep.

  • Comment 172, posted at 10.10.08 18:59:40 by VinChainSaw Reply
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  • @KSA Sharkette (Comment 165) : Hehehehe, and they thought they could get away…. :mrgreen:

    Hi Kette, I see ‘ole’ MR Smit starts from the bench? Apaarently he begged Plumtree on account of…. :mrgreen:

  • Comment 173, posted at 10.10.08 18:59:46 by Silver Fox Reply

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  • @KSA Sharkette (Comment 170) :

    not sure whether to :mrgreen: or Run……….. :razz:

  • Comment 174, posted at 10.10.08 19:00:02 by KSA Shark © Reply

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  • Kette,

    But you can’t be much older than that can you? Late twenties?

  • Comment 175, posted at 10.10.08 19:00:36 by VinChainSaw Reply
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  • @Silver Fox (Comment 173) : ….on account of his superior captaincy skills AND ability to finish what he starts :mrgreen: :lol: :wink:

  • Comment 176, posted at 10.10.08 19:01:59 by KSA Sharkette Reply

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  • @VinChainSaw (Comment 175) :

    Oh you are such a sweet talker, she is going to think you are such a nice guy for years to come. :lol:

  • Comment 177, posted at 10.10.08 19:02:17 by KSA Shark © Reply

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  • @KSA Sharkette (Comment 176) :

    Sounds like a younger version of KSA…

  • Comment 178, posted at 10.10.08 19:02:33 by VinChainSaw Reply
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  • @KSA Shark © (Comment 177) :

    Is she fitter than you are?

  • Comment 179, posted at 10.10.08 19:03:38 by VinChainSaw Reply
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  • @VinChainSaw (Comment 178) : :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen:

    That’s me!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • Comment 180, posted at 10.10.08 19:04:25 by KSA Shark © Reply

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  • @VinChainSaw (Comment 175) : ok you dudes need to get your stories straight, you come along with that stretch of the immagination and PJLD starts with his “Tannie” kak ……. its just way to easy to confuse a girl you know :lol: :lol: :lol:

  • Comment 181, posted at 10.10.08 19:04:59 by KSA Sharkette Reply

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  • Go you good people!!! AND GO SHAAARKSSS!!!

    And enjoy the win that is due to us.

  • Comment 182, posted at 10.10.08 19:05:18 by Silver Fox Reply

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  • @VinChainSaw (Comment 179) :

    Only a little!!!!!!!!!! :razz:

  • Comment 183, posted at 10.10.08 19:05:24 by KSA Shark © Reply

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  • @KSA Sharkette (Comment 181) :

    Thing is… I know you must be be sort of, how do I say it, middle-aged… but then on your pic you look young and nubile.
    So then I’m thinking you must be a yummy mummy. But of course that also qualifies as a lekker tannie so I suppose PJLD can get away with that.

    Sorry Andre… but she accompanies a lion a wee bit better than you do! :mrgreen:

  • Comment 184, posted at 10.10.08 19:07:46 by VinChainSaw Reply
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  • Anyhoo – I’m outta here. Overs kadovers. You people of the South have a lovely weekedn and KSA and Kette hope you enjoy what’s left of yours!

    Adios mensies. Try to behave but if you can’t make it well worth it.

  • Comment 185, posted at 10.10.08 19:09:52 by VinChainSaw Reply
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  • @VinChainSaw (Comment 184) : :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: ok I laughed so all is forgiven :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:

  • Comment 186, posted at 10.10.08 19:09:57 by KSA Sharkette Reply

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  • @VinChainSaw (Comment 184) :

    Yummy mummy = 100% correct

    Lion = 100% Tiger. :razz:

  • Comment 187, posted at 10.10.08 19:11:06 by KSA Shark © Reply

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  • Bonjour tous le monde, I am Le Req. Born & bred in the Natal North Coast, amongst all the sugar cane. Started following rugby thru watching our local club side with my dad (there wasn’t much to do in our parts). Followed the Sharks since Henry Coxwell was our first choice pivot – 1988 / 1989 – yes, we were still sh!t so it was club before province for moi. But then occurred the miracle of 1990, when Naas truly did slip on his ass & after which every Sharks supporting family went & bought that 100 year centernary video.

    Best final – 1995 vs WP
    Best import – Thierry Lacroix (Michalak stills needs to fill those boots)
    Best individual performance – Flawless Lawless vs Otago, 1997

    Now faced with the scarry prospect of going through my entire 20′s without the Sharks having won a trophy…. let’s hope the Sharks put that one to rest over the next 3 weeks!

  • Comment 188, posted at 10.10.08 19:11:43 by Le Req Reply
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  • @KSA Shark © (Comment 187) :

    Eish. I make a terrible South African… stads japie. eish that embarrassing…

    Take care folks.

  • Comment 189, posted at 10.10.08 19:11:57 by VinChainSaw Reply
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  • @VinChainSaw (Comment 185) :

    Cheers mate enjoy your weekend, and may the team you support win. :wink:

  • Comment 190, posted at 10.10.08 19:12:03 by KSA Shark © Reply

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  • @VinChainSaw (Comment 185) : cheers Vinnie, you have a good weekend, hopefully by the time I get home from work tomorrow the Sharks will be well on their way to thrashing a few Lions :mrgreen: :twisted: :razz:

  • Comment 191, posted at 10.10.08 19:12:19 by KSA Sharkette Reply

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  • @Le Req (Comment 188) :

    This is your last chance in your twenties is it not Quinny?

  • Comment 192, posted at 10.10.08 19:12:58 by VinChainSaw Reply
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  • @KSA Shark © (Comment 190) :

    lol. touche.

  • Comment 193, posted at 10.10.08 19:13:22 by VinChainSaw Reply
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  • second last…

    How’s it going, j*&^o?

    I know I was skim-reading but did I see a post mentioning you & gentleman in the same sentence :lol: ?

  • Comment 194, posted at 10.10.08 19:15:02 by Le Req Reply
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  • @Le Req (Comment 194) :

    Yeah that can;t be right…

  • Comment 195, posted at 10.10.08 19:18:06 by VinChainSaw Reply
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  • Graced Jo’burg with my presence 35 years ago at Milpark hospital.Promptly left SA and lived in Switzerland and Mexico for the next 10 years.Returned to SA for the next 18 years.Have always supported the Lions since the days of Jannie Breedt and Francois Pienaar.

    There are times I wish I had jumped ship earlier and supported another team..here I am still blindly believeing we may actually win something one day.
    Worked for the United Nations in Holland for 6 years and now spend most of my time in sunny Baghdad.

    I played inside center during high school and moved to the wing during my club playing days.If my passion for supporting rugby translated into complete knowledge of the game I would have led the Lions to loads of trophys :smile:

    Have been known to get drunk and loud at games and even asked to leave as I was scaring the children at the bar.. :cool:

  • Comment 196, posted at 10.10.08 19:24:22 by CoffeeShopBok;-) Reply

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  • @CoffeeShopBok;-) (Comment 196) :

    Only in SA will a parent who brought his kid to the bar ask you to leave becasue of your behaviour. :razz:

  • Comment 197, posted at 10.10.08 19:29:31 by KSA Shark © Reply

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  • I need to go to bed before I fall asleep on the couch.

    Night guys. Business as usula for me in the morning. Back in the office. :mad:

  • Comment 198, posted at 10.10.08 19:31:44 by KSA Shark © Reply

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  • I know what usula means :razz: I hope you all do. :razz: :oops: :roll:

    Night

  • Comment 199, posted at 10.10.08 19:32:27 by KSA Shark © Reply

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  • @KSA Shark © (Comment 198) :

    Cheers KSA…I managed to change my work for tomorrow and will be able to watch the game.

  • Comment 200, posted at 10.10.08 19:33:16 by CoffeeShopBok;-) Reply

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  • @Ice Sharkadelic Babe (Comment 5) : Why don’t you start a site for WP they need all the help that they can get!
    GO Sharks :!:

  • Comment 201, posted at 10.10.08 19:36:56 by Ragged Reply

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  • Very occasional poster and former star of Rob’s Saints touch rugby game.

    Now in the UK and very hacked off I don’t have Sky and will in all likely hood miss the semi final!

  • Comment 202, posted at 10.10.08 21:50:42 by beez Reply

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  • @beez (Comment 202) : Why not make friends with mclovin? He’s not miles and miles from you :-)

  • Comment 203, posted at 10.10.08 22:05:16 by robdylan (Go Sharks!) Reply
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  • @PJLD (Comment 141) : I do shout at the ref just like she did, and many people who watched that movie came to me later and said that girl reminded them of me, so yeah, I guess you’re right.

  • Comment 204, posted at 10.10.08 22:09:38 by Letgo Reply
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  • @robdylan (Go Sharks!) (Comment 203) : Wife’s birthday tom so i have no hope anyway!

  • Comment 205, posted at 10.10.08 22:20:39 by beez Reply

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  • Born to parent’s of ‘the struggle’ in KZN (that have yet to be ‘rewarded’)…

    Now a Sozzie living in the best country in the world, wishing all of you could come over here and ‘colonise’ (my folks refuse no matter the offer)…

    Claim to fame ‘rugby wise’… was the Westville Boys High U15D (yes D) captain (I’m a Chabal in a Brent Russel’s body and a great fetcher of beers)… renowned for breaking 11 vertabrae in his hand on a Grey Bloem prop’s head in a 112-12 drubbing in 89′…

    Now an ‘A’ grade couch rugby forum analyst that supports all things BOK!

    SHARKS!

  • Comment 206, posted at 11.10.08 01:43:52 by bryce_in_oz Reply

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  • @bryce_in_oz (Comment 206) :

    In addendum my other claim is turning a beautiful Aussie female from a rugby league fan… to being the ultimate Bok supporter even against the Wobblies…

    It’s a gift I tell ya!

  • Comment 207, posted at 11.10.08 01:48:36 by bryce_in_oz Reply

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  • @CoffeeShopBok;-) (Comment 200) :

    You good thing. :razz:

    Are you sure you WANT to watch though :wink:

  • Comment 208, posted at 11.10.08 06:53:58 by KSA Shark © Reply

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  • @bryce_in_oz (Comment 207) :

    Whats your secret..Im having a difficult time converting my Aussie girlfriend from Aussie rules…its the tight shorts apperently :roll:

    @KSA Shark © (Comment 208) :

    I know…guess I like punishing myself.

  • Comment 209, posted at 11.10.08 08:25:44 by CoffeeShopBok;-) Reply

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  • @CoffeeShopBok;-) (Comment 209) : I see the Second SF is at 17:00 and not 16:30 as SARU and Supersport have been showing all week.

  • Comment 210, posted at 11.10.08 08:33:09 by KSA Shark © Reply

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  • @bryce_in_oz (Comment 206) : do normal people have vertebrae in their hands? :-)

  • Comment 211, posted at 11.10.08 08:34:13 by robdylan (Go Sharks!) Reply
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  • @barend (Comment 32) :

    @Ice Sharkadelic Babe (Comment 37) :

    @Me2 (Comment 35) :

    I like Pinetown, in fact I go there for a holiday with my Family every year. :smile:

  • Comment 212, posted at 11.10.08 08:43:41 by KSA Shark © Reply

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  • Hey Robd,

    I failed to mention but I recall when you decieded to start up this site after all the shit you had with the other…I think you mentioned it to me after the 4th or 5th pint of beer at the quaint little pub in the Hague :smile:

  • Comment 213, posted at 11.10.08 09:05:45 by CoffeeShopBok;-) Reply

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  • @CoffeeShopBok;-) (Comment 213) :

    :smile:

    And to believe when he suggested it to me after we decided that political activism wasn’t for us anymore, I was not really that keen. :wink:

    Man was I WRONG!!!!!!!!!!

  • Comment 214, posted at 11.10.08 09:19:07 by KSA Shark © Reply

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  • @KSA Shark © (Comment 214) :

    lol ya I recall the time over on the other side…it got rather nasty for him and it was childish little games almost akin to what SA Rugby is like these days.

  • Comment 215, posted at 11.10.08 09:25:50 by CoffeeShopBok;-) Reply

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  • Didn’t kill me. Made me stronger :-)

  • Comment 216, posted at 11.10.08 09:35:38 by robdylan (Go Sharks!) Reply
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  • @CoffeeShopBok;-) (Comment 215) :

    :smile:

    @robdylan (Go Sharks!) (Comment 216) :

    Ja you can even run 5k’s now :razz:

    Flip I am so stiff today after running ALL DAY yesterday.

  • Comment 217, posted at 11.10.08 09:37:12 by KSA Shark © Reply

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  • @KSA Shark © (Comment 217) : Doing a 10k tomorrow. Aiming to go under an hour. After 5 in total, i want to do a half marathon

  • Comment 218, posted at 11.10.08 09:43:04 by robdylan (Go Sharks!) Reply
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  • @robdylan (Go Sharks!) (Comment 218) :

    That’s the stuff. Half marathons aren’t easy but certainly Fun.

  • Comment 219, posted at 11.10.08 10:05:59 by KSA Shark © Reply

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  • @KSA Shark © (Comment 219) : I’m pretty fortunate in that I seem to have virtually endless stamina, provided I run slowly enough. Just really need to shed some weight, though, because lugging this boep 21ks is just not sensible

  • Comment 220, posted at 11.10.08 10:12:43 by robdylan (Go Sharks!) Reply
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  • What a great thread – suggest it gets stickyed.

  • Comment 221, posted at 11.10.08 12:31:50 by Big Fish Reply
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  • @Big Fish (Comment 221) : agree… now I need to find a way to do that :)

  • Comment 222, posted at 11.10.08 12:34:45 by robdylan (Go Sharks!) Reply
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  • @Big Fish (Comment 221) :

    I agree. i have used it for reference TWICE today already :smile:

  • Comment 223, posted at 11.10.08 12:35:01 by KSA Shark © Reply

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  • @Big Fish (Comment 221) :

    Sounds pornographic :shock:

  • Comment 224, posted at 12.10.08 01:42:23 by bryce_in_oz Reply

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  • @robdylan (Go Sharks!) (Comment 203) : Found the game on myp2p and planned my life around watching the second half, managed to forget that UK is an hour ahead and only arrived for the last 4 minutes!!!! Great that we won though

  • Comment 225, posted at 12.10.08 19:50:02 by beez Reply

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  • @KSA Shark © (Comment 212) : Next time you come out…would love to meet up with you,Kette & the girls!!!

  • Comment 226, posted at 12.10.08 21:29:06 by Me2 Reply

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  • @Me2 (Comment 226) :

    Was hoping for it to be over Xmas but it seems we won’t be able to make it.

    Next scheduled trip is to arrive the day before the lions test in Durban. Will make SURE we get together.

  • Comment 227, posted at 12.10.08 21:33:16 by KSA Shark © Reply

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  • Hi Guys,my name is Ian,I live in Christchurch,grew up in Dannhauser (N/Natal) went to St Charles (PMB), but matriculated at Dundee High.I have always supported the Banana Sharks Boys. I can still remember sitting at Ruacana (SWA) and listening to the fact that we had beaten the Free State in the Curry Cup Semis even though we were in the B Section. Its the fact that we always played attractive rugby that made me proud of being a Natalian, even if we lost. Go The Sharks (Please please beat the Bulls we need vengeance for last years Super14 Finals.

  • Comment 228, posted at 12.10.08 22:18:06 by Dynamite Reply

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  • @Silver Fox (Comment 158) : @Big Fish (Comment 221) : @robdylan (Go Sharks!) (Comment 222) : @KSA Shark © (Comment 223) :

    Just reading some old news and came upon above postings…and who do you have to thank??? :wink:

  • Comment 229, posted at 25.11.08 15:06:14 by Ice (Bébé de Glace) Reply
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  • CLAYTIE IS THE COOLEST

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  • @PJLD (Comment 230) : If you like crack heads

    :lol:

  • Comment 231, posted at 25.11.08 15:32:47 by Worcestershire Sauce Reply
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  • @Worcestershire Sauce (Comment 231) : :lol: :lol: duuuuuude i feel like a crackhead right now.

    Going to Peddlars after work and im just going to lose the plot a bit.

  • Comment 232, posted at 25.11.08 15:45:05 by PJLD Reply
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  • @PJLD (Comment 232) : Fok ! A cold one would be sweet.

  • Comment 233, posted at 25.11.08 16:02:23 by Worcestershire Sauce Reply
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  • @Worcestershire Sauce (Comment 233) : DO IT DO IT :!: YOU KNOW YOU WANT TO :twisted:

  • Comment 234, posted at 25.11.08 16:10:47 by PJLD Reply
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  • @PJLD (Comment 234) : I gave up drinking in the day after i told the CEO how hot his wife was

  • Comment 235, posted at 25.11.08 16:18:13 by Worcestershire Sauce Reply
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  • @Dynamite (Comment 228) : @Dynamite (Comment 228) :
    A bit late, but I think I know you.

  • Comment 236, posted at 25.11.08 16:21:05 by Salmonoid Reply
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  • @Worcestershire Sauce (Comment 235) :

    :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: brannas het nie brieke nie!!! :wink: :lol:

  • Comment 237, posted at 25.11.08 16:26:26 by Ice (Bébé de Glace) Reply
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  • Only see this one now. No need to introduce myself, only a Dronk, Bergie like Paarliet (thats what VinChainSaw called me) :cool: and my rugby knowledge as good as my wine/snoek knowledge.

  • Comment 238, posted at 25.11.08 16:33:16 by PaarlBok Reply

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  • @PJLD (Comment 230) : Stem ja!

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  • @Worcestershire Sauce (Comment 235) : GOOD GAWD MAN! :shock:
    Respect :razz:

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  • @PaarlBok (Comment 239) : WOOHOO!

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  • I see I havent laid my soul bare yet.
    I am Sammy fish face aka Salmonoid, born and schooled in Pietermaritzburg, studdied in Durban and have worked and lived in various places in this amazing country. Am currently in the Western Cape. My first rugby re-collection is of scoring a try in my first game in grade 2, thereafter tries were few and far between. I am one of those that never missed a home game played in Durban or Pietermaritzburg (Woodburn) in the B section days of the early – mid 80′s.

  • Comment 242, posted at 25.11.08 17:09:01 by Salmonoid Reply
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  • @Worcestershire Sauce (Comment 235) :
    Didn’t you work for Voldy at some stage. :wink:

  • Comment 243, posted at 25.11.08 17:11:02 by Salmonoid Reply
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  • @Salmonoid (Comment 243) : His sins will find him out :-)

  • Comment 244, posted at 25.11.08 17:30:20 by robdylan Reply
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  • I have a very long story to tell, seriously, actually a born and bred Namakwalander, start to play rugby on a gravel field, travel 200km from Springbok to Oranjemund or to Aggeneys to play a club game in my playing days, now in the most passionate rugby town on planet earth called Paarl, have three kids, 22 & 10 year old boys, a girl in matrix and a Mrs , luckily married now for 24 years and still very happy.

  • Comment 245, posted at 25.11.08 18:10:11 by PaarlBok Reply

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  • Nearly forgot, VinChainSaw drag me over here.

  • Comment 246, posted at 26.11.08 06:09:58 by PaarlBok Reply

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  • This makes for great reading

  • Comment 247, posted at 06.04.11 06:47:16 by franshark Reply
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  • Hi I’m Richard Graham Southey – born Sandton JHB almost 30 years ago, like Rob I lived in Dundee for much of my school life, schooled in PMB and been rugby mad since I can remember, my first ever game was a sold out Currie Cup final between Province and Transvaal in a packed Ellis Park in the late 80′s and through our new found Natal connection supported Craig Jameson’s Natal. I played centre for most my life, and still do when not to busy, as Andre Snyman was a Dundee High School legend, I had the honour of being coached by him, but sadly like my schooldays hero, I too was injury prone and missed out on higher honours due to knee. I love rugby, I breathe rugby – I love The Sharks and sommer love you guys too!

  • Comment 248, posted at 06.04.11 07:33:18 by DarkDestroyer Reply

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  • @Me2 (Comment 80) : Me 21 now you are asking for a fight, Queens is far superior to Dale always was;-)@Ice Sharkadelic Babe (Comment 60) : Ice it goes Queens amadoda, Dale abafazi. Which basically means Queens are the men and Dale are the girls. How do you know about that?? Both Great schools and wonderful rivalry, together with Selborne down in slum town (EL)
    Right introduction I am Whindy, born in Malawi, grew up in Northern Rhodesia now Zambia., then educated in Queenstown at the greatest school ever, Queens College. Then went onto varsity at Stellenbosch, Folks lived in JHB , while at school hence my love for the Transvaal and now Lions. Lived in JHB all my adult life and have stayed loyal to the Lions through the good and bad times, from as long ago as 1972 when Gerald Bosch was my hero. Have since moved to Abu Dhabi where I have been living for the last 3 years, while building an aluminium smelter. However that contract is finished and I will be returning to SA at the end of May to live a more normal existence which I cannot wait to do. A braai is going to be so good , pity I am missing the sharks world get together.
    Why Sharksworld rather than a lions site, well I really enjoy the folk on this site they have a decent knowledge of rugby and speak sense, most of the time, Plus I met Rob playing touch rugby and he and some other loyal members became good mates.

  • Comment 249, posted at 06.04.11 07:37:13 by Whindy Reply
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  • @Whindy (Comment 249) : My brother, my father and his brothers, their sons and all went to Queens. The only odd ones out are one uncle who was part of the founding students of Michaelhouse and myself.

  • Comment 250, posted at 06.04.11 07:40:49 by DarkDestroyer Reply

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  • @beez (Comment 202) : Hardly a star a 45 year old, used to run rings round you :mrgreen:

  • Comment 251, posted at 06.04.11 07:43:07 by Whindy Reply
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  • @DarkDestroyer (Comment 250) : I feel for you, You were declined a wonderful opportunity. Only Joking it does not get much better than Michaelhouse!!

  • Comment 252, posted at 06.04.11 07:45:05 by Whindy Reply
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  • @DarkDestroyer (Comment 250) : ha! One of the Dundee Southey’s. I remember the name well. Your family was huge in the scouting movement, as I recall. You have a few elder brothers/cousins, I guess?

  • Comment 253, posted at 06.04.11 07:46:17 by robdylan Reply
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  • @robdylan (Comment 253) : Indeed…

  • Comment 254, posted at 06.04.11 07:48:40 by DarkDestroyer Reply

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  • @Whindy (Comment 252) : My uncle was a Michaelhouse boy, me, I sadly drifted around with my Michaelhouse acceptance letter and not much more – my school career was bumpy at best… (no further comments)

  • Comment 255, posted at 06.04.11 07:50:45 by DarkDestroyer Reply

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  • @DarkDestroyer (Comment 254) : Are any of your Uncles Richard? Then there was Songi Southey, a wild man of note!!

  • Comment 256, posted at 06.04.11 07:53:24 by Whindy Reply
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  • @Whindy (Comment 256) : I have a cousin Richard, he is a generation older thanme, thus old enough to be my uncle. As for Songi – if it is a wild man, it is a relative!

  • Comment 257, posted at 06.04.11 08:08:18 by DarkDestroyer Reply

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  • Good Sharks/Lions article on Keo today. Very accurate.

  • Comment 258, posted at 06.04.11 08:09:49 by Speed7 Reply

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  • @DarkDestroyer (Comment 254) : Brian Southey was deeply involved in Scouts, and I have an older brother Jason who is more or less your generation? These are the bells that ringeth?

  • Comment 259, posted at 06.04.11 08:15:45 by DarkDestroyer Reply

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  • Wow – this was fun to read…again! :grin:

  • Comment 260, posted at 06.04.11 08:28:42 by Ice Reply
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  • @DarkDestroyer (Comment 257) : Richard or Dick as we called hom at school, would be about 51, he is a year older than me!!

  • Comment 261, posted at 06.04.11 08:39:33 by Whindy Reply
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  • @Whindy (Comment 261) : jeez, you’re quite a ballie, hey? :)

  • Comment 262, posted at 06.04.11 08:45:02 by robdylan Reply
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  • @Whindy (Comment 261) : Yep, thats my cousin. My uncle, his father – is deep into his 70′s. Richard has since moved to Oz.

  • Comment 263, posted at 06.04.11 08:49:56 by DarkDestroyer Reply

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  • @robdylan (Comment 262) : You always knew that, still remember your face when I asked If I could join your touch rugby game and you thought I was more suited for pension :grin:

  • Comment 264, posted at 06.04.11 08:51:07 by Whindy Reply
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  • @DarkDestroyer (Comment 263) : Small World, Please give him my regards if you ever chat to him, he would remember me we travelled on the train together, Gavin Whindus.

  • Comment 265, posted at 06.04.11 08:55:08 by Whindy Reply
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  • @Ice (Comment 260) : its good hey, I stumbled on the post last night and left a comment only to get it on the last comments list to be able to read it from my bb. Loving the response thou. I think all the oldies should read thru. Great fun.

  • Comment 266, posted at 06.04.11 08:56:32 by franshark Reply
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  • Hey, didn’t know this thread existed. Very interesting to read eveyone’s blurbs! So let me do mine. Excuse the length, but I have a couple of (hopefully) interesting stories in between. So if you can stay awake:

    Born in Addington Hospital 44 years ago and lived in Toti until I was 6. Went to Kuswag Laerskool for my first year, then we moved to Salt Rock on the North Coast. Went to Umhlali Primary and then Stanger High. I learned to love rugby and Natal from my dad, who was a total Natal Rugby fanatic and also a Natal Ref. We hardly ever missed a game at King’s Park and all us lighties used to sit next to the tunnel on the concrete slabs so were always close to the action and players. Just before the end of the game we would make our way over to the corner to steal the corner flag as a momento.

    After games, when the party began, I used to take the day’s match program and hunt down players of both sides for autographs. In 1980 I got every last one of the British Lions and Natal teams to sign next to their player profile in that program.* It took me the whole night and by the time I got a hold of the locks Maurice Colclough and Allan Martin they were pretty pissed ;-) In a huge coincidence (and years later), we went for lunch at one of my sister’s friends in Joburg. When her husband introduced himself I realised it was Maurice Colclough. We had a great chat about the tour and rugby in general and many bottles of wine. :cool: :lol: They moved back to England when he was diagnosed with brain cancer. Sadly, he didn’t survive the tumour :sad: .

    After school I went to varsity in Snor City and also did my National Service there in the Air Force. On the troop train from Durban to Pretoria we were 4 in a sleeping compartment: David Maher, Sean Glover, Joel Stransky and me. For dinner on the train we got the most horrible stuff to eat and a plastic cup of gravy to presumable make it edible. Stransky was so disgusted that he opened the train window and chucked it out. Everything blew straight back and covered him and Glover in greasy brown gravy. :lol: We all ended up in the same bungalow and played some rugby together in basics – all Natal boytjies together. The Air Force is nice that way :grin: .

    I did lots of things and lived in lots of places from Graskop to Cape Town but ended up in Snor City for love. Which is how I got involved wif ze Germans and how we decided 3 years ago to make a move to Germany and how I am now supporting and swearing at the Sharks from afar.

    * At some stage a gave all my rugby scrapbooks and signed programs to my younger brother. Now they’re gone. :roll:

  • Comment 267, posted at 06.04.11 08:57:04 by rhineshark Reply
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  • Stransky was so disgusted that he opened the train window and chucked it out. Everything blew straight back and covered him and Glover in greasy brown gravy.

    Serves him right! :twisted:

  • Comment 268, posted at 06.04.11 09:21:37 by Ice Reply
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  • @Whindy (Comment 265) : Whindus, now there is a familiar surname, any relation to Beverly?

  • Comment 269, posted at 06.04.11 09:24:18 by Greg Reply

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  • @Greg (Comment 269) : Her Brother

  • Comment 270, posted at 06.04.11 09:32:26 by Whindy Reply
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  • @Greg (Comment 269) :

    Be very careful what you say next!! :twisted: ;-)

  • Comment 271, posted at 06.04.11 09:42:05 by wpw Reply
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  • you guys are so awesome… no need to put up new stories. You just dig up old ones and keep going :)

  • Comment 272, posted at 06.04.11 09:43:30 by robdylan Reply
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  • @Whindy (Comment 270) : She was at Parkhurst Primary with me, I think you would have been in the same year, or a year ahead of my sister, Caryn, surname is Allwright?

  • Comment 273, posted at 06.04.11 09:43:58 by Greg Reply

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  • @wpw (Comment 271) : :mrgreen: :lol:

  • Comment 274, posted at 06.04.11 09:44:16 by Ice Reply
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  • @wpw (Comment 271) : Why?

  • Comment 275, posted at 06.04.11 09:44:59 by Greg Reply

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  • I grew u in Kzn was a junior shark, went to varsity in stellenbosch played a bit there and finished my career with the Eagles…love the game, love maties, love the sharks, hate province -love to chat on this site…thanks Rob!!!!

  • Comment 276, posted at 06.04.11 09:46:50 by BoerSeun Reply

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  • Thought I would deliver my 2 cents worth as being a newbie on the site.

    Hi my name is Viking. Born and raised in JHB where I attended St Stithians College where I was commonly referred to as a “Dutchman” hence I is Afrikaans. Played 56 club rugby at school. Went on to study engineering at Tuks while staying in Mopanie residence where I also played young guns rugby.

    Living back in JHB again with my wife and 6 week old Sharks supporter who is not a happy camper at the moment. I keep on telling him the Sharks will get better :smile: Love the Sharks, Love rugby and luckily for me my wife loves them too. Some common ground is good for the relationship. Sometimes it I feel that my friends must think I am shallow or a social outcast as all I can do is talk rugby with them.

    Thankfully I found Sharksworld where I can find likeminded people like you guys. Thanks for that. :mrgreen:

  • Comment 277, posted at 06.04.11 09:49:14 by Viking Reply
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    PS. Thanks Rob and team for creating such a great site. You guys really make it fun and the banter is great.

    Keep up the good work.

    :cool:

  • Comment 278, posted at 06.04.11 09:52:22 by Viking Reply
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  • @Viking (Comment 277) : I was in Taaibos ;-)

  • Comment 279, posted at 06.04.11 09:52:53 by rhineshark Reply
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  • @wpw (Comment 271) : My thoughts exactly I thought I knew all my sisters mates, so now I am wondering about Greg and his relationship with my sister!! :mrgreen:

  • Comment 280, posted at 06.04.11 09:59:01 by Whindy Reply
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  • @rhineshark (Comment 279) : Don’t you wink at me young man… :mrgreen:

  • Comment 281, posted at 06.04.11 10:00:10 by Viking Reply
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  • @rhineshark (Comment 279) : One of my colleagues was at Taaibos during 97 to 00.

  • Comment 282, posted at 06.04.11 10:01:13 by Viking Reply
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  • @rhineshark (Comment 279) : I was in Klaradyn…

  • Comment 283, posted at 06.04.11 10:03:30 by Ice Reply
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  • @Viking (Comment 278) : A very warm welcome to you. Hope we have many laughs together on here. :)

  • Comment 284, posted at 06.04.11 10:06:54 by Ben Reply
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  • @Whindy (Comment 280) :

    :lol: :twisted:

    Greg has some explaining to do!! :)

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  • @Viking (Comment 281) : :lol:

    I didn’t last long. Got kicked out for laughing at the “koshuis huislied”, which was enscribed on a piece of wood (presumably from a taaibos tree) when I was actually laughing at the sign company’s name: Kraut Signs. They didn’t believe me and expelled me for disrespecting the “values and traditions” of the koshuis.

    My parents weren’t too chuffed with me bringing “skande” on the family, but it was a blessing – daily life was waaaayy better :cool:

  • Comment 286, posted at 06.04.11 10:10:10 by rhineshark Reply
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  • @BoerSeun (Comment 276) : Position?

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  • @Ice (Comment 287) : Boerseuns usually play in the front row! :)

  • Comment 288, posted at 06.04.11 10:14:05 by Ben Reply
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  • @rhineshark (Comment 286) : The guys took their traditions and values a lot more serious in those days. Must say though that a really enjoyed my time in the koshuis. Stirred up a lot of shit back then.

  • Comment 289, posted at 06.04.11 10:15:26 by Viking Reply
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  • @Ice (Comment 283) : When I became a daily I lived in a block of student flats called Akademia, very close to Klaradyn. There was a Shunters on the ground floor where we used to hang out.

    What did you study?

  • Comment 290, posted at 06.04.11 10:15:41 by rhineshark Reply
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  • @Greg (Comment 273) : Wow Greg now you are really taking me back left Parhurst Primary in 1972, what year did Caryn leave. I would have left in 73 but went to Boarding school in std 5.

  • Comment 291, posted at 06.04.11 10:17:41 by Whindy Reply
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  • @Viking (Comment 289) : It was fun while it lasted and I enjoyed the koshuis rugby and kak aanjaag, but the freedom outside and not being treated like a kid by the “ou manne” was awesome.

    What did you study?

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  • @rhineshark (Comment 290) : Drama… :lol:

    But I reckon I was part of “those days” that Viking is talking about – Hatlfield had a few spots – not like now!

  • Comment 293, posted at 06.04.11 10:19:22 by Ice Reply
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  • @robdylan (Go Sharks!) (Comment 3) : Rob I also did that day…. The Sharks very nearly beat them that day….lol

  • Comment 294, posted at 06.04.11 10:20:25 by Uli Reply
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  • @Viking (Comment 277) : When did you leave Saints?

  • Comment 295, posted at 06.04.11 10:20:47 by Whindy Reply
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  • @Ice (Comment 293) : Agree I was in the army in PTA and we loved going there, maar nie meer nie!!

  • Comment 296, posted at 06.04.11 10:21:58 by Whindy Reply
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  • @Whindy (Comment 291) : She would have done Std 5 in ’74, so she would have been a year behind you, long time ago!

  • Comment 297, posted at 06.04.11 10:22:12 by Greg Reply

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  • @Greg (Comment 297) : Was a great little school I am still in contact with Colin Cane who you should remember from that year.

  • Comment 298, posted at 06.04.11 10:27:28 by Whindy Reply
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  • Born and raised in Newcastle (Natal). Was a daily at Tuks – engineering. Actually work with Viking at this stage.

    Played every position with double digits on the jersey, liked 12 best though. You get more opportunities to brutalise your opponents there :evil:

    Oh, discovered rugby actually due to those collectible cards that came onto the scene in the early nineties. Made Tennis seem boring.

    Today I would watch every game on offer if I could – heineken cup, super rugby, varsity cup… and off course NFL too. Just a tad busy with my studies so for the next 18 months I’ll have to cut back…

  • Comment 299, posted at 06.04.11 10:27:50 by King Shark Reply
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  • Frans is the name aka Franshark, not much of a team sports guy at school(born east London, bret in De Aar, karoo) running was my game. As for many other passion started in 1990 cc. I played cricket and after I got married played indoor cricket for many years with the wife. Now supervisor at engineering comp in newcastle. Serious Christian and serious shark supporter. love bloging on SW. Great bunch of guy’s and girls to chat with. Just build my Sharkshack( a man cave as home channel will call it) for better sports viewing.

  • Comment 300, posted at 06.04.11 10:28:26 by franshark Reply
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  • @rhineshark (Comment 292) : Studied Industrial Engineering but didn’t see much of the campus. Spent most of my time in the square or at the klub house at the res.

    Must say that is was one hell of a jol at varsity. Koshuis rugby was also some of the most bruising rugby you could ever play. Good players mixed with midiocre players (myself included) is a recipy for disaster. The banter next to the field with your whole res standing there was also awesome.

  • Comment 301, posted at 06.04.11 10:32:26 by Viking Reply
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  • @Whindy (Comment 295) : Matriculated in 2001. Not the best rugga school but the vibe and traditions were really great. Nothing like your entire school packed in their number one’s cheering on the team.

  • Comment 302, posted at 06.04.11 10:34:21 by Viking Reply
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  • Let me tell you guys about my short rugby career. I grew up in Rustenburg and went to school at Highschool Rustenburg, there I played wing a bit and after school I went to play for Impala Rugby club. As I said I played wing then I was pretty skinny, 1.85 meters weighing in at about 75kg’s. One game comes to mind. The Pukke came to Rtb to play against us and in the week during training our coach told us we are short on locks I happily agreed to play lock. Biggest mistake to put my skinny body into that scrum against the Pukke! Scrumming with my Blades also didn’t help much. Felt like I was only sliding backwards. But it was a lot of fun. Anyway I stopped the rugby completely when I got North West colours in Action Cricket.

  • Comment 303, posted at 06.04.11 10:37:20 by Ben Reply
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  • @Ice (Comment 293) : In those days there was only the Hatfield Galleries (where Schweikert’s was) and buggerall else.

    One of my friends at varsity also studied Drama: Nanna Stapelberg.

    @Viking (Comment 301) : Ja, the rugby was great. Everyone standing right on the touchline and chirping the opposition. I must admit, I also didn’t get to see much of the academic side of things and only went to class when I ran out of pocket money ;-) .

  • Comment 304, posted at 06.04.11 10:37:32 by rhineshark Reply
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  • @franshark (Comment 300) : @Viking (Comment 301) : @King Shark (Comment 299) : And Pokkel – you all tjommas seeing you all from Newcastle…and Newcastle is not that big, issit? And then there is Reds (Rita) also from Newcastle…shjoe@!

  • Comment 305, posted at 06.04.11 10:37:51 by Ice Reply
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  • @Whindy (Comment 298) : remember Colin well, we were in the same std at school, he went to Parktown boys though, I went to Greenside. Which boarding school did you go to?

  • Comment 306, posted at 06.04.11 10:38:48 by Greg Reply

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  • @Greg (Comment 306) : Queens College

  • Comment 307, posted at 06.04.11 10:39:53 by Whindy Reply
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  • @Ice (Comment 305) : There is one more on the blog that I know of…not sure he would like me to mention it though! No we haven’t met…..maybe time for a SW Newcastle meeting?

  • Comment 308, posted at 06.04.11 10:42:01 by Pokkel Reply
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  • @Ice (Comment 305) : Well, Franshark and Viking aren’t from NN… No, not the biggest place ever but odds are very good that anybody else on this site from NN would be unfamiliar to me. Pokkel and Rita?

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  • @Pokkel (Comment 308) : School? Year?

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  • @Pokkel (Comment 308) : There were a few Newcastle fellas with me in basics. I think one of them was named Nicky Janse van Rensburg.

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  • @Whindy (Comment 307) : Till matric?

    Say Hi to Beverly from me next time you speak!

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  • @King Shark (Comment 309) : Thought you said you work with Viking now..? Or in JHB?

    Pokkel – you are talking about CS? Sure you’ve mentioned it before?

    Kingshark – Rita is very involved in club rugby in NN..

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  • @Ice (Comment 313) : Viking and I work in JHB CBD for a big bank who’s colours aren’t blue, turquoise or green.

    Might have met her in a past life – one of my best mates is still playing rugga in NN.

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  • @rhineshark (Comment 304) : Year?

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  • @Greg (Comment 312) : Yup and then to varsity at Slellenbosch. I will do!! She will be thrilled that somebody asked me if I knew her she is always asked if she is my brother!!

  • Comment 316, posted at 06.04.11 10:56:35 by Whindy Reply
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  • @Whindy (Comment 316) : :lol: My sister always get the “…didn’t I meet you a few years back at such and such, or werent you the chick that did that and that at ..?”…Her standard answer before they can finish is ..” you must be talking about my sister…”

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  • @Ice (Comment 317) : My sister lives in Sydney in Aus and thought she had escaped it, when she left the country, but there are so many South Africans over there that she is being haunted again. Three people have asked her if she knows me so I got a rude email asking if she could disown me

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  • Well ain’t this thread just a bucket o’ fun? Kudos to whoever unearthed this from the archives!

    So, the essential info:

    Owing to an unfortunate incident involving a faulty prophylactic and a time machine, I will only be born in 312 years from now. So if any of you were worried that the world will end in 2012, this should put your minds at ease. I have been occupying this current timeline for 38 years now, of which most of it was spent in KZN, the earlier parts in the picturesque town of Eshowe, and the most recent 16 years or so in Newcastle, a town that all Capetonians would aspire to live in, if only they knew of it’s existence. Sadly, this blissful stay in the magic province was interrupted by a 5 year sojourn to Pretoria, an experience which has scarred me irreparably (as you can see from my photo).

    By day I masquerade as a productive, normal member of society, and by night I drop the productive part. Other than the obvious Sharks fetish, my interests are wine (and whisky, in fact, especially whisky) women (my wife and daughter) and song (provided it’s not my own singing, and not accompanied by some excruciatingly gratuitous guitar solo-ing).

    The only possible way for my life could improve would be to die, reincarnate as myself, and then experience it all overe again for a second time.

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  • @King Shark (Comment 310) : NHS 1992

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  • @Culling Song (Comment 319) : So when we starting that whiskey club we’ve been talking about?

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  • @Culling Song (Comment 319) : You sure you want to experience ‘the game we don’t talk about’ again?

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  • @Ice (Comment 315) : 1988-1990

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  • @Pokkel (Comment 321) : Working towards first meeting in May

    @Pokkel (Comment 322) : Go away…

  • Comment 324, posted at 06.04.11 11:23:31 by Culling Song Reply
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  • @Viking (Comment 302) : My Wife worked there, but at the Girls Prep, she was Director of sport. Plus my Brother in law went there, but he is a ballie like me, so well before your time. Its a great school and they now have a rugby academy so I am sure their rugby will improve.

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  • @Culling Song (Comment 324) : :lol: sorry!!!

  • Comment 326, posted at 06.04.11 11:27:25 by Pokkel Reply
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  • Sharing is Caring? ;-)

    My name is Pierre and the sharks prompted me to take up drinking.

    Like Sauce I`m fiercely protective of Cape Town, just not their rugby side.

    For reasons I don`t really understand I am sometimes accused of being overly critical, I think I`m just too passionate a sharks supporter. When something goes wrong I want it fixed yesterday! :twisted:

  • Comment 327, posted at 06.04.11 11:28:16 by Original Pierre Reply
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  • @King Shark (Comment 309) : Franshark is from Newcastle,

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  • @Pokkel (Comment 308) : up for it…

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  • @Whindy (Comment 325) : Rugby is a big part of the school and they started the easter rugby festivals in JHB. The rugby is not bad but not good enough to knock over a Grey or Affies. Really an awesome place to go to. Hopefully I can make enough cash to send my son there one day…Otherwise Michael House will have to do ;-)

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  • @rhineshark (Comment 323) : serious? I was from 1989.. :lol:

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  • You must know Nana (Anandré) and the others then. I think Henrietta Gryfenberg was also in the same group.

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  • @franshark (Comment 328) : The vices of speed reading… soz!

    @Pokkel (Comment 320) : Ferrum HS 1997

    @Culling Song (Comment 319) : Another NN? Sheez, I am so nuuskierig… wondering how many of you okes I know…

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  • Perhaps I should organise a little get together – might be in NN over Easter. My parents would probably like to see one of the future sharks flasher girls…

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  • @rhineshark (Comment 332) : memory is fading fast!! I should, as it was a small group too..1989 I studied HED – only started Drama in 1990..

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  • @Viking (Comment 330) : Start saving now its ridiculous what you have to pay!! To get a decent education now a days!! Sent My Kids to Boys High in Pretoria and was very happy with what they got and also how they turned out. Ironically they would have been 4 generation at Queens, but felt I would rather be part of their lives than send them so far away and never even see them play sport. Was a good decision even though it did not go down well with the family!!

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  • @Ice (Comment 335) : She was the pop from Panic mechanic – but i cannot recall her..

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  • @King Shark (Comment 334) : would be nice to put some sound to all these voices :) let’s make it happen. @Ice apperently don’t wanna us at the jozi getogether, having it on a school night and all.:)

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  • @Ice (Comment 335) : And I only went to St 3 in 1990… :lol:

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  • @Whindy (Comment 336) : Boys high is a great school so good choice. You cannot put a price on watching your kids grow up and play sports.

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  • @franshark (Comment 338) : Don’t worry – I’ll play ambassador. I’ll go to the Robbo social then the NN social :grin:

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  • @franshark (Comment 338) : :lol:

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  • @franshark (Comment 338) : Flippit Okes!!! I am also still at school – a 4yr old and in Gr3…make a plan!!!!

    @King Shark (Comment 339) : So you are older than my hubby??? :twisted:

  • Comment 343, posted at 06.04.11 12:16:21 by Ice Reply
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  • @Whindy (Comment 336) : @Viking (Comment 340) : After all, John went to Boys High but unfortunately so did Chiliboy :???: You decide… :mrgreen:

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  • Are you a bunch of whoosies?????

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  • @Ice (Comment 335) : That could be it. They would then have been in their 3rd year. But, as you said, it was a small (and rambunctious) group.

    We had one seriously funny thing happen. As you know, after a play has run its course there is a huge party after the final show. At one of these afterparties a student had brought along a heavily spiked “choklit zol koek” for everyone to enjoy.

    Nana’s mom is a surgeon and regularly used to come and watch the drama students’ plays. On this occassion she decided to stay for the afterparty as well and started tucking into the cake. Nobody could stop her, because it would have meant owning up.

    After a while she excused herself. We tried to get her to stay, but she had an appointment – for a surgery at HF Verwoerd! Apparently everyone involved made it through in one piece. :grin:

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  • @Ice (Comment 337) : YIP, that’s right.

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  • this starts reading as an advise on schools :lol:

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  • @Ice (Comment 343) : Nice! :twisted:

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  • @Viking (Comment 344) : Dont write Chillyboy off he is a good player but was pushed to fast, because of political factors, lets not even go there or I will get into shit, but he is a really good player and given time will still be a good player based on merit!!

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  • @Ice (Comment 345) : Yep! :lol:

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  • @Whindy (Comment 350) : plus injuries plagued him a lot.

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  • @Ice (Comment 343) : not realy about the school night:) more about the 300 klm away and the work day there after, no hard feelings.

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  • @rekinek (Comment 348) : sorry :oops:

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  • @rekinek (Comment 352) : Played with the big boys too soon!! AND THE FRONT ROW IS NOT FOR SISSIES

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  • @King Shark (Comment 341) : you gonna go up for the night only or staying over?

  • Comment 356, posted at 06.04.11 12:28:43 by franshark Reply
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  • @Whindy (Comment 354) : :shock: still fun :mrgreen:

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  • @franshark (Comment 356) : I live this side – I grew up in NN… So it’s just a quick 40km drive to get there.

    The traveling will be when I go down to NN…

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  • @Whindy (Comment 350) : The jury is still out on that one but let’s NOT go there for now.

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  • @King Shark (Comment 358) : ok

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  • @Whindy (Comment 355) : Off the topic a bit but if you didn’t know already, Queens seem to have a good side this year and in it a no.10 named Stander who is of similar quality to Lionel Cronje and has already been contracted by the Bulls.

  • Comment 361, posted at 06.04.11 12:42:11 by beet Reply
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  • @Culling Song (Comment 319) : the only possible way for my life could improve would be to die, reincarnate as myself, and then experience it all overe again for a second time.

    That has to be one of the most inspiring sentences I’ve ever read here :)

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  • @beet (Comment 361) : Thanks Beet, I had not heard about him, such a pity the eastern Cape cannot hang onto their talent, Dickie Muir was one of my skunks(new boy) I played rugby with his brother. The funny thing is he was not the best centre at school they had a guy Gary Loest played free state u20 and then went onto play EP, big mistake should have gone to a bigger province. Selborne produced the Andrew cousins, just a pity there is nowhere for these kids to go except away. Maybe the kings will develop, and maybe pigs will fly!! :mrgreen:

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  • @robdylan (Comment 362) : Thanks! And totally heartfelt too; awesome wife, child, job, town, home, health, friends… what more could a man ask for? Beyond a bottle of Ardbeg 10 year old single malt, that is.

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  • @Culling Song (Comment 364) : Or a bottle of de Toren Fusion V 2001 or Kanonkop Paul Sauer 1989 or maybe I should just shut up, lest I raid the wine rack :mrgreen:

    Not that I have either of those in my wine rack, mind you!

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  • @rhineshark (Comment 365) : Not familiar with the de Toren Fusion, but broadly speaking, you’re speaking my language!

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  • @Culling Song (Comment 366) : So what did you have in mind for the first bottle?? Maybe a 21 year old Glenfiddich?

  • Comment 367, posted at 06.04.11 14:43:33 by Pokkel Reply
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  • Great thread..it’s distracted me for the past 10 minutes and I haven’t seen it before.

    A bit about me and I’ll try be brief. Born in Durban and my Dad is a sports fanatic who took me to every sporting event from when I was a tiny baby. My Mom said that I would sleep on his lap and he’d get so engrossed in the game that he would forget I was on his lap and I’d end up flying a few rows :lol: Perhaps that’s why I have all these scars on my head.

    Anyway my Dad was a very good sportsman, played Natal and SA schools cricket and for Durban Collegians rugby and is a MEGA Sharks supporter. I don’t think he’s missed a home rugby game for around 35 years. We used to go to all the games home and away when Natal were in the B section up until I was 9 years old. I then went to boarding school……DALE College (for Whindy…it’s DALE AMADODA) and I played rugby for 8 years. Loved it.

    Continued to support Natal (as they were then) with an absolute passion and as they were still in the B section used to receive serious abuse, not to mention that being in the E.Cape I was one of the only Natal supporters around. However I’m one of those very patriotic type of guys that has a bond with my team that can never ever be broken…so took the stick and gave as good as I got back. With Border being a very minor union, most of the guys were Wee Pee supporters….hence my absolute loathing of Wee Pee to this very day!! :twisted: :lol:

    Moved back to Durban when I finished school and bought a season ticket with my Dad. Didn’t miss a game until 1998 when I got a secondment to the USA to work. The moved to the UK later that year and am still here. Planning on moving back to Durban to live later this year though….so can’t wait!

    I have 3 children….2 daughters and a son and have brought them up to be Sharks supporters. The first song I taught them was “we are black, we are white” and if I’m in a bad mood on a Sat the first question they ask me is “Dad, did the Sharks lose?” :lol:

    My daughters are 5 and 4 and my son is 1 and I can’t wait to take them to their first game at Kings Park…there will be 3 generations of us!

    I’ve seen some amazing players over the years and my favourite side was the early 90′s with Thomson and Muir in the centres, Tony Watson on the wing, Steve Atherton and Vleis as locks etc.

    Used to love Hugh Reece Edwards. Man..I could go on forever…..

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  • By the way…Culling Song…that is a scarey avatar dude!

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  • @Villie (Comment 368) : Impressive!

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  • @Whindy (Comment 363) : Funnily enough I just read some posts about Gary Loest last week. I vaguely remember the name from provincial rugby but not the face. Rem. EP weren’t that bad back then. I rem Willie Meyer + his brother, Mynard le Roux, Giepie v Zyl, Danie Gerber, Pote Human, Garth Wright, Fransie Erasmus, Jacques du Plessis etc just off the top of my head.
    Not such a pity if the Sharks now reap the benefits of the talent from Border and EP. :grin: but sad that E/Cape rugby is no longer like the teams of the 1980s.
    Anyway Gary Loest must have been some player at school. BTW his son is now in gr.11 at Grey High PE and is also quite a big boy, plays 10,12,15 for their 1st team.

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  • @Pokkel (Comment 370) : I have spent a lot of my savings flying back and forth from the UK to watch the Sharks…can be an expensive business. Some years I’ve made 4 trips back!

  • Comment 372, posted at 06.04.11 15:29:44 by Villie Reply
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  • My Mom said that I would sleep on his lap and he’d get so engrossed in the game that he would forget I was on his lap and I’d end up flying a few rows….

    That explains ALOT!!! :twisted: :lol:

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  • @Ice (Comment 373) : @Villie (Comment 372) : Sounds like what my father did to me…..I was about a year old when my aunt got married and true to form the wedding was on during a Bok vs NZ game. My father apparently pinched me in church till I cried and then said to my mom that I was being naughty and that he is taking me outside….only so he could listen to the game on the radio in the car.

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  • @rhineshark (Comment 365) : Have to say, based on your selections of music and wine that you are clearly a gentleman of taste and distinction!

  • Comment 375, posted at 06.04.11 15:54:22 by Culling Song Reply
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  • @Pokkel (Comment 374) : :mrgreen: :mrgreen: – I’ll remember that one!! :lol:

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  • @Villie (Comment 369) : Dude, it’s a photo. That was a hurtful comment!

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  • @Culling Song (Comment 377) : How about a family photo? We would like to admire the rest of the family too.

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  • @Culling Song (Comment 377) : Newcastles version of the Adams Family?

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  • @Ice (Comment 379) : I took that photo after the 2007 S14 final ;-)

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  • @Pokkel (Comment 380) : :mrgreen: I reckom we all would have looked like family of Culling Song THAT doomed day…

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  • @Ice (Comment 381) : Well not all of us!

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  • @Greg (Comment 382) : Oh ja! But you guys have learnt to cover the look up with make-up looong time ago…you have kind of perfected it infact! ;-)

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  • @Culling Song (Comment 366) : If you ever get a chance to buy or taste de Toren, don’t give it a second thought. It is the best Bordeaux-style blend I’ve ever tasted. I think the 2001 is sold out, but the 2003, 2005 and later are just as awesome.

    @Culling Song (Comment 375) : You should have added “and based on your choice of rugby team…” :mrgreen:

  • Comment 384, posted at 06.04.11 16:41:32 by rhineshark Reply
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  • I see a lot of guys have at some stage lived in dundee area, any of you blogging still live in the area?

  • Comment 385, posted at 06.04.11 17:04:03 by franshark Reply
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  • Born in Zimbabwe, lived in Zululand, Swaziland and the Republic of Durban. Schooled in Durbs and Educated in beer drinking at William O Brien Res UNP. Furthered education proper in Bloem and another institution overseas.

    Played decent Rugger many years back in actuality but seeming like yesterday since passing an oval shaped ball in anger. Still turn out for a Veterans side on Mud Island – thus a victim of Peter Pan Syndrome (or less kindly, Mid-life crisis)

    Live on said Mud Island in the Thames Valley region with partner – the Banshee – but work mainly in London Town, when allowed out of the humble abode by the Banshee.

    Now a Professional Chess Player, Rugby Fan and Janitor. Travel the Hemispheres and Blogospheres to clean up or give clarity to people’s views and perceptions about Rugby… and Life. Which, after all, are one and the same.

    Respond well to the great rallying Cry, SHARKS FOREVER!

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  • @Ice (Comment 373) : :razz: Icey

    But seriously my Dad gets very excitable when watching any sport. He is very animated so anything on his lap is not safe at all!! :cool:

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  • @Culling Song (Comment 377) : Nice hair style dude!! :shock:

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  • @rhineshark (Comment 384) : Afraid I am a bit more mainstream, my absolute fave is a good Glen Carlou Pinot Noir. Followed by Rust en Vrede Merlot, and Meerlust Rubicon. For every day use you can’t beat Fat Bastard chardonnay.

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