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newjez

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  1. Hold on a minute? You don't think this is why they are supporting brexit?
  2. newjez

    Cricket World Cup 2019

    Actually, I am starting to doubt kunfus logic. If the ball hadn't hit the bat, and the keeper had missed it, then they would only have got five runs? But six if it hit Stokes' bat? That makes no sense. The act has to be the throw, (or bowl or kick or whatever). I think you are right. New Zealand were robbed.
  3. newjez

    Cricket World Cup 2019

    As kungfustu said, the act was the ball hitting stokes bat. This is the act which caused four runs, and that happened after they had crossed. The rules prevented them from going for seven. Which makes perfect sense.
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    Melbourne vs Perth

    https://www.google.com/url?sa=t&source=web&rct=j&url=https://www.livingin-australia.com/sunshine-hours-australia/&ved=2ahUKEwjQgpyNtrjjAhWNN8AKHYz7CioQFjAEegQIEhAI&usg=AOvVaw1D40BlzMkmnEh8p7Tijjw4 They are very different cities. Both are in the middle of a housing correction, but Perth will be cheaper. If your work is seasonal, or likely to run out, there aren't many other options if you are looking for a job in Perth. Perth is a pretty city, but many would say it doesn't have the substance of Melbourne. Are you happy in Melbourne?
  5. newjez

    Cricket World Cup 2019

    I think you are probably right. It's superfluous anyway. If it had been five runs, they would have gone for a boundary, and may have got it on the next balls.
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    Israel Folau

    https://www.google.com/url?sa=t&source=web&rct=j&url=https://www.theguardian.com/education/2019/mar/04/birmingham-school-stops-lgbt-lessons-after-parent-protests&ved=2ahUKEwiMrYfs17fjAhXXQxUIHaC_BwgQFjADegQIBBAB&usg=AOvVaw02pgxqRuJr3Xx_H0PPouD9&cshid=1563220095503 @Parley where do you stand on this one parley? Shoulder to shoulder with your Muslim brotherhood, or hand in hand with the gay community? Must be your own personal hell mate.
  7. newjez

    Cricket World Cup 2019

    All that does is make New Zealand feel cheated and takes the shine off England's win. Ah, but probably makes Australia feel better.
  8. newjez

    Cricket World Cup 2019

    There aren't any rules. You can support whomever you want to support.
  9. newjez

    Cricket World Cup 2019

    I assume you never intended to stay?
  10. newjez

    Israel Folau

    People tend to move from one to the other, bypassing the middle. Eg Ricky Tomlinson
  11. newjez

    Israel Folau

    I remember watching Dave gorman review papers, and he would always find another way of looking at what was said. I think that's all you can do. We are so indoctrinated, you have to question everything. I have serious doubts we are being told the truth about Iran. Horrible country that it is, I think a lot of this blame must fall on trump and Boris Johnson's failures.
  12. newjez

    Israel Folau

    https://www.google.com/url?sa=t&source=web&rct=j&url=https://amp.theguardian.com/world/2019/jun/14/homophobic-and-transphobic-hate-crimes-surge-in-england-and-wales&ved=2ahUKEwiun4PBlrbjAhVMQxUIHWxPDC0QFjAAegQIAxAB&usg=AOvVaw0sxX9jYg4XHuZLRmqIS1Uz&ampcf=1
  13. newjez

    Israel Folau

    Don't for a minute think that you can't be influenced. I read the sun paper for about a year, as the bloke next to me bought it and I read it when he finished. After a while, I found myself thinking thoughts that I didn't recognize as my own. The indoctrination is subtle, but it is very real. It is very easy to fall under it's spell.
  14. newjez

    Israel Folau

    You think the recent rise in the number of attacks on homosexuals is a trivial thing then?
  15. newjez

    Cricket World Cup 2019

    I understand the patriotism. And the win was well deserved. But I don't think you could accurately predict an outcome between any of the top four teams, such is the high standard of cricket at that top level. That is what makes it such a brilliant sport.
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