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Re: Glasgow and Edinburgh: Ongoing Banter Thread XV Men Chasing An Egg?!

Post by InjuredYetAgain on Tue Feb 14, 2017 9:16 pm

Anyway, I wonder if in a non-bad taste way, Nel's injury could be fortuitous and put prospective clubs off him. No-one would want to spend big on him in case his neck packs in. I'd rather he stays on in more amicable terms, obviously.

I wonder if we can borrow some Mexican brickies to rebuild Hadrians Wall to stop Nel escaping...


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Re: Glasgow and Edinburgh: Ongoing Banter Thread XV Men Chasing An Egg?!

Post by RDW_Scotland on Tue Feb 14, 2017 9:30 pm

You have heard of Google Images yeah?

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Re: Glasgow and Edinburgh: Ongoing Banter Thread XV Men Chasing An Egg?!

Post by InjuredYetAgain on Tue Feb 14, 2017 9:38 pm

What/who is this "Google" of which you speak?

Actually, I remember talking to someone about Jessica Ennis and said that she was ridiculously fit and you could grate carrots on her stomach muscles. To which he (understandably) asked why, if I had Jessica Ennis prone in front of me, would my first thought be to get some grated carrots.... In hindsight, it was a reasonable question for him to ask Very Happy

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Re: Glasgow and Edinburgh: Ongoing Banter Thread XV Men Chasing An Egg?!

Post by RDW_Scotland on Tue Feb 14, 2017 9:58 pm

Laugh

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Re: Glasgow and Edinburgh: Ongoing Banter Thread XV Men Chasing An Egg?!

Post by IanBru on Wed Feb 15, 2017 9:11 am

Laugh That's amazing.
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Re: Glasgow and Edinburgh: Ongoing Banter Thread XV Men Chasing An Egg?!

Post by tigertattie on Wed Feb 15, 2017 9:16 am

I'd grate my carrot on Jessica Run
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Re: Glasgow and Edinburgh: Ongoing Banter Thread XV Men Chasing An Egg?!

Post by RuggerRadge2611 on Wed Feb 15, 2017 9:46 am

Wow, this thread has declined rapidly.
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Post by tigertattie on Wed Feb 15, 2017 9:54 am

RuggerRadge2611 wrote:Wow, this thread has declined rapidly.

It's all injured's fault!

You'd think he'd know better at his age!
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Post by Eejit on Wed Feb 15, 2017 11:28 am

tigertattie wrote:I'd grate my carrot on Jessica Run
That comment is risky.

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Post by R!skysports on Wed Feb 15, 2017 11:33 am

Eejit wrote:
tigertattie wrote:I'd grate my carrot on Jessica Run
That comment is risky.


Hey!

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Re: Glasgow and Edinburgh: Ongoing Banter Thread XV Men Chasing An Egg?!

Post by RDW_Scotland on Wed Feb 15, 2017 11:34 am

Surely you mean R!sky

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Re: Glasgow and Edinburgh: Ongoing Banter Thread XV Men Chasing An Egg?!

Post by Eejit on Wed Feb 15, 2017 11:36 am

Now that rugger's not here we can spread gossip, hearsay and continue this thread's decline like it's the rest of Edinburgh's season.

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Post by R!skysports on Wed Feb 15, 2017 11:40 am

Eejit wrote:Now that rugger's not here we can spread gossip, hearsay and continue this thread's decline like it's the rest of Edinburgh's season.

Is it possible, with just words, to delve so deep into the poopie as an Edinburgh season?

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Post by Eejit on Wed Feb 15, 2017 11:50 am

Oil Kebble to Glasgow confirmed. Looks like it's been accidentally uploaded to the Warriors website.

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Post by TheMildlyFranticLlama on Wed Feb 15, 2017 11:53 am

Eejit wrote:Oil Kebble to Glasgow confirmed. Looks like it's been accidentally uploaded to the Warriors website.

Quite a slippery character?

I apologise.

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Post by funnyExiledScot on Wed Feb 15, 2017 11:56 am

TheMildlyFranticLlama wrote:
Eejit wrote:Oil Kebble to Glasgow confirmed. Looks like it's been accidentally uploaded to the Warriors website.

Quite a slippery character?

I apologise.

He can also be a bit crude.

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Post by George Carlin on Wed Feb 15, 2017 11:57 am

R!skysports wrote:
Eejit wrote:Now that rugger's not here we can spread gossip, hearsay and continue this thread's decline like it's the rest of Edinburgh's season.

Is it possible, with just words, to delve so deep into the poopie as an Edinburgh season?
Not really. You would need a submersible pod, oven gloves, a priest and 9 tanks of oxygen.
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Re: Glasgow and Edinburgh: Ongoing Banter Thread XV Men Chasing An Egg?!

Post by George Carlin on Wed Feb 15, 2017 11:57 am

funnyExiledScot wrote:
TheMildlyFranticLlama wrote:
Eejit wrote:Oil Kebble to Glasgow confirmed. Looks like it's been accidentally uploaded to the Warriors website.

Quite a slippery character?

I apologise.

He can also be a bit crude.
His girlfriend finds him light and sweet, apparently.
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Re: Glasgow and Edinburgh: Ongoing Banter Thread XV Men Chasing An Egg?!

Post by RDW_Scotland on Wed Feb 15, 2017 11:59 am

I hear he's virgin

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Post by funnyExiledScot on Wed Feb 15, 2017 12:00 pm

George Carlin wrote:
funnyExiledScot wrote:
TheMildlyFranticLlama wrote:
Eejit wrote:Oil Kebble to Glasgow confirmed. Looks like it's been accidentally uploaded to the Warriors website.

Quite a slippery character?

I apologise.

He can also be a bit crude.
His girlfriend finds him light and sweet, apparently.

Perhaps he's a bit more refined than I thought.

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Post by Eejit on Wed Feb 15, 2017 12:03 pm

You all think you're so slick with your oil puns.

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Post by RDW_Scotland on Wed Feb 15, 2017 12:05 pm

There's a joke here about the SNP and North Sea Oil but I can't quite put one together!

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Post by Eejit on Wed Feb 15, 2017 12:07 pm

RDW_Scotland wrote:There's a joke here about the SNP and North Sea Oil but I can't quite put one together!
Oil prices have plummeted like Edinburgh's season?

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Post by RDW_Scotland on Wed Feb 15, 2017 12:09 pm

Eejit wrote:
RDW_Scotland wrote:There's a joke here about the SNP and North Sea Oil but I can't quite put one together!
Oil prices have plummeted like Edinburgh's season?

That doesn't really tie in with the new signing though!

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Post by funnyExiledScot on Wed Feb 15, 2017 12:17 pm

RDW_Scotland wrote:There's a joke here about the SNP and North Sea Oil but I can't quite put one together!

Are they looking to rig IndyRef2?

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Post by R!skysports on Wed Feb 15, 2017 12:20 pm

funnyExiledScot wrote:
RDW_Scotland wrote:There's a joke here about the SNP and North Sea Oil but I can't quite put one together!

Are they looking to rig IndyRef2?

Oil hope not

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Post by George Carlin on Wed Feb 15, 2017 12:20 pm

Eejit wrote:You all think you're so slick with your oil puns.
We'll end up in Deepwater if we keep going with this.
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Post by funnyExiledScot on Wed Feb 15, 2017 12:22 pm

George Carlin wrote:
Eejit wrote:You all think you're so slick with your oil puns.
We'll end up in Deepwater if we keep going with this.

Agreed. We won't be able to Kebble together much more of this.

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Post by tigertattie on Wed Feb 15, 2017 12:28 pm

all this talk of Oil will have the unwashed ones thinking about deep fried mars bars!
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Post by InjuredYetAgain on Wed Feb 15, 2017 1:54 pm

In other news, I was in Tesco at the weekend and Sugar Puffs have been rebranded Honey Monster Puffs FFS. Is the word "sugar" only to be used in speak-easy"s? How is Weir supposed to order his lunch if he can't use "sugar"?

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Post by InjuredYetAgain on Wed Feb 15, 2017 1:56 pm

For the avoidance of doubt, the "FFS" after the new name was purely of my making not a catastrophic marketing department gaff!

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Post by IanBru on Wed Feb 15, 2017 1:59 pm

funnyExiledScot wrote:
RDW_Scotland wrote:There's a joke here about the SNP and North Sea Oil but I can't quite put one together!

Are they looking to rig IndyRef2?
If they lose, they'll blame it on the Tory Canyon...
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Post by funnyExiledScot on Wed Feb 15, 2017 3:29 pm

IanBru wrote:
funnyExiledScot wrote:
RDW_Scotland wrote:There's a joke here about the SNP and North Sea Oil but I can't quite put one together!

Are they looking to rig IndyRef2?
If they lose, they'll blame it on the Tory Canyon...

That would be a good nickname for a few female Conservative Special Advisers I know.....


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Post by funnyExiledScot on Wed Feb 15, 2017 3:32 pm

InjuredYetAgain wrote:In other news, I was in Tesco at the weekend and Sugar Puffs have been rebranded Honey Monster Puffs FFS. Is the word "sugar" only to be used in speak-easy"s?  How is Weir supposed to order his lunch if he can't use "sugar"?

Ridiculous, although I suspect Wee Duncan will manage somehow!

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Post by tigertattie on Wed Feb 15, 2017 3:41 pm

funnyExiledScot wrote:
InjuredYetAgain wrote:In other news, I was in Tesco at the weekend and Sugar Puffs have been rebranded Honey Monster Puffs FFS. Is the word "sugar" only to be used in speak-easy"s?  How is Weir supposed to order his lunch if he can't use "sugar"?

Ridiculous, although I suspect Wee Duncan will manage somehow!

Doesn't he just point at the pictures on the menu anyway?
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Post by EWT Spoons on Wed Feb 15, 2017 4:01 pm

I know this has all been confirmed, but Hastings is joining Glasgow next season, Blackadder has pretty much announced it

http://www.bathchronicle.co.uk/bath-rugby-are-in-the-market-for-another-fly-half-as-adam-hastings-heads-for-glasgow-warriors/story-30136538-detail/story.html

Blackadder Via Bath Chronical wrote:Adam Hastings will join Glasgow Warriors next season, meaning Bath Rugby are in the market for another fly-half as well as Freddie Burns.

The Chronicle understands a deal has been done for the talented 20-year-old to move to the high-flying Guinness Pro12 side.

Bath's director of rugby Todd Blackadder confirmed the son of Scotland legend Gavin Hastings will not be at the club next season and that if he does join Glasgow as expected, it would be good for his development.

"If Adam moves to Glasgow he'll be under the guidance of (former Waikato Chiefs head coach) Dave Rennie," he said.

"He would go to Glasgow to be their number two fly-half and he wouldn't have been that here, so it makes sense. I would understand that decision."

You can't expect too much from tens early on," the DoR added. "They play in the hardest position on the field.

"They've got to have a great skillset and be really good decision-makers. They take time to develop."

Hastings joined Bath's academy in the summer of 2015 from Millfield School in Somerset and captained the club in the Premiership Singha 7s tournament.

A regular starter in the Aviva A League, he made a couple of Premiership starts during the Six Nations last season, but during this campaign his league appearances have been restricted to a total of 71 minutes from three bench cameos.

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Post by tigertattie on Wed Feb 15, 2017 4:24 pm

Still say he should come to Edinburgh and we can offload Weir to Newcastle (they seem to like buying washed up Scottish internationalists)

Glasgow will have Russell, the new, Scottish Qualified, saffa and now Hastings.

Get rid of Weir and have Hastings fight for the shirt with Tovey.

I can see the Saffa fella being shipped to Edinburgh if Glasgow (Rennie) doesn't like what he sees!
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Post by InjuredYetAgain on Wed Feb 15, 2017 5:35 pm

Glad he is heading north but Glasgow do seem to get all the cash and therefore high profile signings. I suspect another big name or two may leave Glasgow over the summer to free up money. Anyone know whose contract is ending but whose fate hasn't been announced yet?

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Post by demosthenes on Wed Feb 15, 2017 7:18 pm

tigertattie wrote:Still say he should come to Edinburgh and we can offload Weir to Newcastle (they seem to like buying washed up Scottish internationalists)

Glasgow will have Russell, the new, Scottish Qualified, saffa and now Hastings.

Get rid of Weir and have Hastings fight for the shirt with Tovey.

I can see the Saffa fella being shipped to Edinburgh if Glasgow (Rennie) doesn't like what he sees!

Quite certain that this is future planning for the likelihood that Russell will be tempted away next year.

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Post by George Carlin on Thu Feb 16, 2017 6:49 am

tigertattie wrote:
funnyExiledScot wrote:
InjuredYetAgain wrote:In other news, I was in Tesco at the weekend and Sugar Puffs have been rebranded Honey Monster Puffs FFS. Is the word "sugar" only to be used in speak-easy"s?  How is Weir supposed to order his lunch if he can't use "sugar"?

Ridiculous, although I suspect Wee Duncan will manage somehow!

Doesn't he just point at the pictures on the menu anyway?
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Post by Hazel Sapling on Thu Feb 16, 2017 8:51 am

InjuredYetAgain wrote:Glad he is heading north but Glasgow do seem to get all the cash and therefore high profile signings. I suspect another big name or two may leave Glasgow over the summer to free up money. Anyone know whose contract is ending but whose fate hasn't been announced yet?

I think there is money available. Kebble, Gibbons and Jones would all be on good wages. Hastings probably decent. Most of the money will be absorbed by pay rises but there is probably over a £1 million in salaries leaving below based on my assumptions (salaries and who else is going). Vernon is a candidate for a pay decrease and Lamont is left out but I assume he will retire. Lyle, Blake and Junior are probably viewed as 7's contracts at this point (sadly).

Big Money
Grant (£400k wasn't it?)

Good Wages (anywhere from £120k onwards I would think)
Strauss
Favaro
Reid
Bennett

Decent Pay (>£50k)
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Hart

Rounding Error (<£50k)
Firth
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Post by RDW_Scotland on Thu Feb 16, 2017 8:53 am

I think Grant's rumoured pay was around the £250k mark, which at the time made him the highest paid player in Scotland.

£400k you're getting into the territory of the super clubs - I don't think he would have been given that a few years ago.

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Post by Hazel Sapling on Thu Feb 16, 2017 9:03 am

RDW_Scotland wrote:I think Grant's rumoured pay was around the £250k mark, which at the time made him the highest paid player in Scotland.

£400k you're getting into the territory of the super clubs - I don't think he would have been given that a few years ago.

Maybe it's Ford I am thinking of. Even so I still look and think it is close to a million quid off the budget.

How much extra do Glasgow get for an away quarter final? Does it make up for an away Pro 12 semi final?

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Post by BigGee on Thu Feb 16, 2017 9:08 am

Apparently we get 40% of the gate receipts. Not sure if we get anything extra from the TV budget or not. It will be some reasonable money, but not silly amounts.

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Post by R!skysports on Thu Feb 16, 2017 10:16 am

YES- Got tickets for the Saracens Game Yahoo king

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Post by Eejit on Thu Feb 16, 2017 10:19 am

Likewise, that was a lot less stressful than I envisioned.

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Post by R!skysports on Thu Feb 16, 2017 10:21 am

Yes. I expect in the extra seats up in the gods lol

(i.e. their site map on the site does not even have these seats showing)

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Post by IanBru on Thu Feb 16, 2017 10:25 am

You've got to think that Glasgow's representation at Allianz Park will be pretty huge - The original allocation of 3,750 has already sold out, so Saracens have made another large tranche of tickets available (number not confirmed).
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Post by IanBru on Thu Feb 16, 2017 10:26 am

As the full Bru family will be attending, I had to somehow find eight seats - ended up with two blocks of four, near the front, but in the corner.
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Re: Glasgow and Edinburgh: Ongoing Banter Thread XV Men Chasing An Egg?!

Post by Eejit on Thu Feb 16, 2017 10:28 am

YOu can try this handy tool:
http://www.saracens.com/allianz/stadium/3dviewofstadium

My seats don't seem to be there, but I assume we're in temporary stands.

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