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#1 LOWFIELD

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Posted 19 December 2009 - 10:26 AM

http://news.bbc.co.u...lsh/8421956.stm

Its no big deal anymore Robin, just come out with it,i know you have been wanting to were all your friends

#2 Robin Evans

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Posted 19 December 2009 - 10:46 AM

oh you short round bouncey thing! You appear to have a little "associative transactive disorder" going on there!

You have all the subtlety of Enola's little lad and the witish capabilities of Herman Goering after a particularly bad pint of Urlsganbrau in 1940!

A good comedian needs to exude humility and pathos! The above attempt was at least, "humiliatingly pathetic"!!

Now toddle along to the cubs and play nicely with the other little boys you like - and don't forget your subs or you'll never make a "sixer"!!
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#3 Robin Evans

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Posted 19 December 2009 - 12:05 PM

But in all seriousness, it is no big deal.
When you look at what percentage of gay people make up the populus and compare that with sport, one could conclude that Thomas' "outing" of himself is relatively meaningless these days though he has made this public disclosure at the very end of his pro ting days at aged 35!

I can only think of Fashanu (can't remember whether it was John or Justin) as being the sole person in a high profile sport to "out" himself prior to today. The averages might indicate that there are many more who feel unable or unwilling to disclose their homosexuality whilst playing pro-sport.

As a rugby fan, my interests are:-
i) can he break a tackle
ii) can he run fast
iii) can he tackle all day
iv) can he kick/pass/organise

I really don't care which side he butters his bread!

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#4 Robin Evans

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Posted 19 December 2009 - 01:33 PM

It takes all sorts to make a world Bob. Each to their own.
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#5 jamescolin

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Posted 19 December 2009 - 01:52 PM

QUOTE (Robin Evans @ Dec 19 2009, 01:33 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
It takes all sorts to make a world Bob. Each to their own.
Live and be happy! smile.gif

Wouldn't it be nice though in the name of equal rights if hetreo-sexual men were allowed to tackle women in the same way without incurring the wrath of the law? There is no justice in this world. Enjoy youself for ten to fifteen years and then admit that the fierce b....s and all tackle you used to specialise in was all for fun and you were not just an aggressive forward after all.

#6 Bob Fowler

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Posted 19 December 2009 - 03:10 PM

This thread has been reported by a member as unsuitable, however, in my opinion although it is not what some people may find acceptable, I can find nothing that breaks any forum rules at present. I am not homophobic but I will keep an eye on this thread and ask posters to do so cautiously in case young persons or aprents become upset.
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#7 Birchy

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Posted 19 December 2009 - 03:13 PM

Hmm homosexual debate on a rugby forum eh? my philosophy is, if they arnt hurting anyone leave em be! Im glad the blokes come out good on him. I think your born to it more than a conscious decision.

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#8 Maureen T-k

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Posted 19 December 2009 - 04:40 PM

Right ive deleated some postings on here, lets keep the postings sensible please without any inuendos or it will be closed and made invisable.




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#9 LOWFIELD

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Posted 19 December 2009 - 06:19 PM

In the article he says he would like to be known as Gareth the rugby player, but before he came out with this that was all i and probably many more thought. He is the one who has made the big deal out of it

#10 Maureen T-k

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Posted 19 December 2009 - 06:29 PM

QUOTE (LOWFIELD @ Dec 19 2009, 06:19 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
In the article he says he would like to be known as Gareth the rugby player, but before he came out with this that was all i and probably many more thought. He is the one who has made the big deal out of it



I dont think he's made a big deal of it, he was just fed up of living a lie and needed to tell the truth, it's his wife who i feel sorry for in all this.
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#11 oldrover

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Posted 19 December 2009 - 06:53 PM

i don't see that a mans (or womans) sexuality is anyones business but their own, and certainly nothing to do with the sport they play. but wasn't this just a bit of banter between suggy and robin.
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#12 Maureen T-k

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Posted 19 December 2009 - 07:03 PM

QUOTE (oldrover @ Dec 19 2009, 06:53 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
i don't see that a mans (or womans) sexuality is anyones business but their own, and certainly nothing to do with the sport they play. but wasn't this just a bit of banter between suggy and robin.



It was, but as moderator, when a complaint/complaints have been received it as to be acted on.
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#13 oldrover

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Posted 19 December 2009 - 07:18 PM

QUOTE (Maureen T-k @ Dec 19 2009, 07:03 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
It was, but as moderator, when a complaint/complaints have been received it as to be acted on.


that's fair enough Maureen.
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#14 jamescolin

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Posted 19 December 2009 - 08:26 PM

QUOTE (LOWFIELD @ Dec 19 2009, 06:19 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
In the article he says he would like to be known as Gareth the rugby player, but before he came out with this that was all i and probably many more thought. He is the one who has made the big deal out of it

I totally agree. I am also sorry for his wife.




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