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100 Days to Go
Discussion started by bigcarrotnose , 12 June, 2019 11:46
100 Days to Go
bigcarrotnose 12 June, 2019 11:46
Until the Japan Rugby World Cup!

(Sm100)

Re: 100 Days to Go
Brizzlonian 12 June, 2019 14:59
Are any fans from this board heading out to Japan?

Re: 100 Days to Go
expectingrain 13 June, 2019 06:41
I wish!

Re: 100 Days to Go
Platwell House 13 June, 2019 07:12
Too busy working but wish I was going. Most matches will be at ungodly hours but hopefully the highlights shows will be at a better hour unlike the cricket world cup

Re: 100 Days to Go
Gray_Lensman 13 June, 2019 07:36
Was intending to go, but then Japan restarted whaling, so plans were cancelled. Apparently the money is now earmarked for a new kitchen. Not quite sure how that happened!

Re: 100 Days to Go
BS7 13 June, 2019 07:48
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Gray_Lensman
Was intending to go, but then Japan restarted whaling, so plans were cancelled. Apparently the money is now earmarked for a new kitchen. Not quite sure how that happened!
No sushi in the new kitchen I presume? (Sm125)

Re: 100 Days to Go
Standardprocedure 13 June, 2019 07:49
England's games will be either at 9am or 11.30am, so not exactly ungodly hours!

Re: 100 Days to Go
Rinkadink 13 June, 2019 13:16
Quote:
expectingrain
I wish!
+1

Quote:
Gray_Lensman
Was intending to go, but then Japan restarted whaling, so plans were cancelled. Apparently the money is now earmarked for a new kitchen. Not quite sure how that happened!

Good on you.

Re: 100 Days to Go
Rich. 13 June, 2019 13:56
Apart from Namibia v Canada there are a few at 5:45 and 6:15 but most later morning than that.

Can't wait - think it's gonna be the best yet in terms of quality and unpredictableness

Re: 100 Days to Go
Brizzle 13 June, 2019 19:16
Yep !! Booked for last 3 group games. Always wanted to go to Japan and even better excuse with the RWC. Very very excited. (promise not to eat any whales ...)

Re: 100 Days to Go
Brizzlonian 14 June, 2019 14:54
Quote:
Gray_Lensman
Was intending to go, but then Japan restarted whaling, so plans were cancelled. Apparently the money is now earmarked for a new kitchen. Not quite sure how that happened!

I assume you donít eat any kind of meat then?

Re: 100 Days to Go
Rich. 14 June, 2019 14:58
Hmm this could be just about to get very off topic

Re: 100 Days to Go
Rinkadink 14 June, 2019 15:22
Quote:
Brizzlonian
Quote:
Gray_Lensman
Was intending to go, but then Japan restarted whaling, so plans were cancelled. Apparently the money is now earmarked for a new kitchen. Not quite sure how that happened!

I assume you donít eat any kind of meat then?

They may not but what is the correlation exactly, what point is it that you're trying to make? If you're not vegetarian or vegan you cannot criticise whaling? I'm curious.

Re: 100 Days to Go
gran 15 June, 2019 09:00
Moreover has anyone done any correlation between rugby players and meat eaters? Do forwards tend to eat meat while backs prefer sushi? Does anyone know a vegan rugby player? Ok it's the summer break!

Re: 100 Days to Go
Gray_Lensman 15 June, 2019 09:15
Why does whether or not I eat meat have anything to do with my disapproval of the commercial hunting, using explosive (but ineffective) harpoons, of intelligent species that have been driven to the verge of extinction? That's just whataboutery.

Re: 100 Days to Go
Brizzlonian 15 June, 2019 14:23
As a meat eater, I would find it very hypocritical to criticise the hunting of one particular animal. So you only eat animals based on their (lack of) intelligence?

Re: 100 Days to Go
TimothyQ 15 June, 2019 14:28
I am thrilled that the World Cup is taking place in Japan and I hope they host a fantastic tournament.

Re: 100 Days to Go
Prop Joe 15 June, 2019 14:31
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gran
Moreover has anyone done any correlation between rugby players and meat eaters? Do forwards tend to eat meat while backs prefer sushi? Does anyone know a vegan rugby player? Ok it's the summer break!

Anthony Mullaly is the best I can come up with. He's a Rugby League player, so.....
Boring Saturday afternoon

Re: 100 Days to Go
Since 1888 15 June, 2019 17:44
Quote:
Brizzlonian
As a meat eater, I would find it very hypocritical to criticise the hunting of one particular animal. So you only eat animals based on their (lack of) intelligence?

So shark fin soup is ok by you then by your reckoning? Whaling is a horrendous practice that should be acknowledged whatever diet you choose.

On topic, I was offered free lodgings in Sapporo but with a young family it wasnít feasible. Really looking forward to a new host not from the usual pool of countries, I think Japan will get right behind it and it will be a cracking few weeks. Safe travels to those that are going!

Re: 100 Days to Go
hooker 72 15 June, 2019 17:54
There are some complete d@@ks that come on this board, whaling is an unbelievable cruel act perpetuated by so called civilised people on creatures with intelligence greater than the morons firing explosive devices strapped to huge spears, so give it a rest, use what intelligence you have, if not google whaling and be horrified. Kudos to gray for having values.

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