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Tony Tea
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"See, if Tones can't conceive of something then there must be no legitimate reason for it existing." You're extrapolating between the lines and jumping to confusions, no doubt on purpose. I don't like killing elephants, but I can see that it needs to be done sometimes, but by experts, not by a thrill seeking fat-headed Aussie cricketer. "Conservation hunting" is just post hoc cover to try to legitimise big game slaughter. You're confusing my opinions on hunting with my opinions on alcohol.
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Biggy, if you want to quote the Aeneid, do it it Latin: Facilis descensus Averno; noctes atque dies patet atri ianua Ditis; sed revocare gradum superasque evadere ad auras, hoc opus, hic labor est. Easy is the descent from (crater lake) Avernus; (the path to hell is easy;) Pluto's gloomy door is open days and nights; (dance with the devil anytime you want, sizzlechest;) but to retrace the stairs and to escape to the airs, (but to dig yourself out of the shit and recover your reputation,) this is work, this is labour. (that's the hard part.) In short, I think you may be onto something. McGrath has dug a hole for himself, and it remains to be seen whether his reputation is sullied in perpetuum.
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Food for tort:
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Scotland versus England in New Zealand throws up some interesting historical background.
Toggle Commented 7 days ago on WORLD CUP XI at AGB Cricket
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Oh, and Cameron. What sort of fat headed comment is that? Pull yer 'ead in, pal?
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Yes, Prof, McGrath grew up in the country shooting pigs and, I suppose, road signs. But wanting to go to Africa to shoot elephants and lions and rhinos is another kettle of beasties entirely.
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We appreciate the apology from Glenn McGrath: Elephants’ relatives.
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Shed's the nickname "Warne dog" in a new light.
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Correcting when you are wrong is prime arseholitude.
Toggle Commented Feb 21, 2015 on WORLD CUP XI at AGB Cricket
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I loved the dickhead who last week rang up to correct Dr Turf who had said all the improvements in ODIs were for the benefit of the batsmen. "No help for the bowlers, hey? What about the two new balls, hey? Got you there." Pretty sure he did some gloaty version of "nyah, nyah, nyah." (And if he didn't, he wanted to.) The fact is the two new balls ARE for the batsmen, because the white balls scuff up and are hard for the batsmen to see. Pity Doc was not aware of this fact so he could have given the dickhead the rounds of the kitchen. Correcting when you are wrong is prime dickheaditude. Gloating when you are wrong is prime dickheaditude.
Toggle Commented Feb 21, 2015 on WORLD CUP XI at AGB Cricket
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Good answer. I like the way you think.
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Paks 4 for 1.
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No. You took my comment out of context. See my latest post.
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Glenn McGrath was having a tough time, so shot an elephant: Former Australian Test cricketer Glenn McGrath has said he deeply regrets shooting African animals - despite speaking about wanting to do so two years before. The "despite" is a... Continue reading
Posted Feb 20, 2015 at AGB Cricket
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Ambushed by England, unconvincing against Bangladesh, smashed by New Zealand, reportedly "back on track" against Afghanistan, lucky against Sri Lanka, belated against Scotland, scraping into the quarters. Convince me I'm wrong. Continue reading
Posted Feb 13, 2015 at AGB Cricket
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This won't backfire, will it? Continue reading
Posted Feb 8, 2015 at AGB Cricket
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Shane Watson sends his regards: Pakistan cricketer Haris Sohail stumped by ghost in hotel room A touring Pakistani cricketer is reportedly recovering after being scared witless by a supernatural presence haunting his hotel room in New Zealand. Rising star Haris... Continue reading
Posted Jan 26, 2015 at AGB Cricket
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Banter, threats, abuse, call it whatever you like, mix them up however you like, be a fundamentalist, use "in my dictionary" definitions, call them all cheats, brandish moral compasses, just don't criticise cricketers because of what it says in The... Continue reading
Posted Jan 20, 2015 at AGB Cricket
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Cow Corner Warner "is the most juvenile cricketer I have seen on a cricket field," according to Martin Crowe. Crowe is probably right, but Warner is likely to benefit from Armafio's Law, which states that the bigger the rumpus, the... Continue reading
Posted Jan 18, 2015 at AGB Cricket
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Have I ever mentioned that I love the tri series? Don't "gotcha!" me because I am a peanut and once said (probably more than once) that it should be arseholed in place of a more meaningful format. When CA eventually... Continue reading
Posted Jan 15, 2015 at AGB Cricket
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Jonathan Agnew no doubt knows his non sequiturs from his solecisms and his sophisms so he is clearly just taking a cheap shot. It is one hell of a leap of logic to conclude that Michael Clarke saying Phil Hughes'... Continue reading
Posted Jan 13, 2015 at AGB Cricket
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After criticising Brad Haddin's catching technique, I would appear to be pushing my luck to also criticise Ricky Ponting over catching, or to tell him how catching works - again and again - but who has the runs on the... Continue reading
Posted Jan 5, 2015 at AGB Cricket
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Another reason Steve Smith played for the series on day five of the Third Test: he knew Mitchell Johnson would be ruled out of the Fourth Test. (Not that Johnson has been at his best with the ball.) Continue reading
Posted Jan 5, 2015 at AGB Cricket
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Sambit Bal reviews 2014 and naturally includes a pat on the back for the ICC for Big Cricket's crackdown on chucking ("naturally" because even the hardest core chuckanista must acknowledge cricket's purge - well, maybe not Dean Jones, who appears... Continue reading
Posted Jan 1, 2015 at AGB Cricket
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If Australia had set the Indians 350 and they ran them down in an epic run chase not one person would criticise Smith. So timid this way — Jon Ralph (@RalphyHeraldSun) December 30, 2014 Continue reading
Posted Dec 29, 2014 at AGB Cricket
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