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by Paul Waine
Mon Nov 18, 2019 9:57 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: 2019/20: Tottenham Hotspur v Burnley - Ticket Information
Replies: 86
Views: 4259

Re: 2019/20: Tottenham Hotspur v Burnley - Ticket Information

Got 2 tickets this morning. :D

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by Paul Waine
Sun Nov 17, 2019 7:12 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: General Election Is On
Replies: 2336
Views: 28012

Re: General Election Is On

https://www.manchestereveningnews.co.uk/news/local-news/arise-dame-pam-1145468 So here is a link Burnley Ace. Now what’s never gunna be said. I was doing a quality statistics in engineering qualification when she took over the school. I did loads of stats that proved I could precinct grades from 9t...
by Paul Waine
Sun Nov 17, 2019 7:06 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: General Election Is On
Replies: 2336
Views: 28012

Re: General Election Is On

I'm going beyond British Broadband - which is just the network infrastructure - and looking at a digital platform much the same as the BBC already has (and other subscriber platforms). It could be just limited to UK residents, or could be made available overseas - just as I log in to spotify abroad...
by Paul Waine
Sun Nov 17, 2019 7:01 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: General Election Is On
Replies: 2336
Views: 28012

Re: General Election Is On

Devils_Advocate wrote:Ive played footy tonight already so dont worry bout me. Dont want to keep you from those fun things so I'll leave you alone now :)


Hi DA, back on mb Sunday evening. Pleased you'd played football. Did you win? Good result for Nick Pope - clean sheet on first England start. Can't be bad.
by Paul Waine
Sun Nov 17, 2019 6:57 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Kosovo vs England
Replies: 121
Views: 4287

Re: Kosovo vs England

Congratulations, Nick Pope. Clean sheet in first England start. Many more to come.

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by Paul Waine
Fri Nov 15, 2019 11:43 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: General Election Is On
Replies: 2336
Views: 28012

Re: General Election Is On

Devils_Advocate wrote:Good weekend was it?


I couldn't leave my friend, martin, hanging.

And, it would not be courteous of me to leave you without a polite "good night." :)
by Paul Waine
Fri Nov 15, 2019 11:41 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: General Election Is On
Replies: 2336
Views: 28012

Re: General Election Is On

Devils_Advocate wrote:I was right not to hold my breath then


I think I suggested getting some fresh air (and maybe some exercise) - so, no, best not to hold your breath, it's not recommended for good health. ;)
by Paul Waine
Fri Nov 15, 2019 11:39 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: General Election Is On
Replies: 2336
Views: 28012

Re: General Election Is On

You seem to be confusing content provision with infrastructure. You don’t pay your tv licence for tv transmitters, satellites or even broadband you current use to watch BBC programmes, why would that change? Hi martin, I think you've missed my point - or maybe you've not read what Andrew has posted...
by Paul Waine
Fri Nov 15, 2019 11:32 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: General Election Is On
Replies: 2336
Views: 28012

Re: General Election Is On

I agree so I'll expect to see you on here explaining this to the idiots trying to pigeon hole London and its people to prove the particular point they wish to make that given day - I wont hold my breath though There are a number of people who post on here who allow their political positions to &quo...
by Paul Waine
Fri Nov 15, 2019 11:24 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: General Election Is On
Replies: 2336
Views: 28012

Re: General Election Is On

Why would you shut down the BBC? It’s a content provider and nowhere has Andrew suggested that the government take over content provision. Neither the BBC or Sky own the satellites or tv transmitters used to beam tv pictures into our home now. Hi martin, why would anyone pay for BBC, i.e. buy a lic...
by Paul Waine
Fri Nov 15, 2019 11:16 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: General Election Is On
Replies: 2336
Views: 28012

Re: General Election Is On

Can we make up our minds on whether London is a crime ridden cesspit of immigrants and lowlifes or whether it is some kind of elitist ivory tower paradise where champagne is sipped all day. Depending on the knuckledraggers hot topic of the day it switches between the two and can be a little confusi...
by Paul Waine
Fri Nov 15, 2019 10:59 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: General Election Is On
Replies: 2336
Views: 28012

Re: General Election Is On

and page 35 - as referenced by AJB. Replacing Inheritance Tax with a Lifetime Gifts Tax In the long term we recommend that inheritance tax should be abolished, and replaced with a lifetime gifts tax levied on the recipient, as has recently been proposed by the Resolution Foundation148 and IPPR .149 ...
by Paul Waine
Fri Nov 15, 2019 10:59 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: General Election Is On
Replies: 2336
Views: 28012

Re: General Election Is On

Land For the Many - AndrewJB's link, above. George Monbiot Dig deep enough into many of the problems this country faces, and you will soon hit land . Soaring inequality and exclusion; the massive cost of renting or buying a decent home; repeated financial crises, sparked by housing asset bubbles; th...
by Paul Waine
Fri Nov 15, 2019 10:53 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: General Election Is On
Replies: 2336
Views: 28012

Re: General Election Is On

I take it you feel uneasy at padding Murdoch's pockets? We already offer television, books, music, art, and film over the internet. Why could Britain not have an integrated streaming service for all of this that is free at point of use, and pays out royalties per "view/use" straight to th...
by Paul Waine
Fri Nov 15, 2019 8:03 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: General Election Is On
Replies: 2336
Views: 28012

Re: General Election Is On

Lancasterclaret wrote:Or I could use my own experiences of buying a house, getting (and keeping) a job compared to what it is like now?

Ok boomer?


So why are you making things up, Lancs?
by Paul Waine
Fri Nov 15, 2019 4:59 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Would you rather ... ?
Replies: 46
Views: 1367

Re: Would you rather ... ?

I wouldn't go that far,but i'd happily sacrifice a few PL places for an FA cup,that will always be in our history should we win it,and in 30-40 years fans could reminisce with the younger generation,as good as our PL adventure has been it's not going to be talked about in the decades to come,wherea...
by Paul Waine
Fri Nov 15, 2019 4:41 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: General Election Is On
Replies: 2336
Views: 28012

Re: General Election Is On

Sadly, the prize is a country in which people who earned about 1/2 the cost of their home when they bought it, had a permanent contract and free education tell us all that we just need to work harder to achieve what they managed. No prize from me Lancs. It may be worth you asking your Mum or Dad ho...
by Paul Waine
Fri Nov 15, 2019 4:38 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: VAR changes
Replies: 95
Views: 2422

Re: VAR changes

Embarrassingly poor response to what has been a disaster this season. In my 45 years of following football I can not remember so much negative feeling about the game as we had this year. It’s not just VAR to blame though - the rules for offside and handball are also to blame. For offside it needs c...
by Paul Waine
Fri Nov 15, 2019 9:39 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: VAR changes
Replies: 95
Views: 2422

Re: VAR changes

The rules here highlight one of the problems where inconsistency is guaranteed before you even start with VAR.... HANDLING THE BALL It is an offence if a player: deliberately touches the ball with their hand/arm, including moving the hand/arm towards the ball gains possession/control of the ball af...
by Paul Waine
Fri Nov 15, 2019 9:35 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: The Naked Truth
Replies: 21182
Views: 461414

Re: Brexit: The Naked Truth

Billy Balfour wrote:Apparently, Ann Widdecombe was offered a leading role in the government’s post-Brexit negotiating team if she stood down. And some of you think Corbyn's crazy, eh.


Ann is great at negotiating a dance floor. ;)
by Paul Waine
Fri Nov 15, 2019 9:33 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: General Election Is On
Replies: 2336
Views: 28012

Re: General Election Is On

So Labour can't even keep their own website safe, but want to take over the internet for the whole country, aye. I'd not thought of that... I wonder what the students in Hong Kong would say if the Chinese gov't offered them all free broadband? Would they be a little concerned about the security of ...
by Paul Waine
Fri Nov 15, 2019 9:25 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: The Naked Truth
Replies: 21182
Views: 461414

Re: Brexit: The Naked Truth

[quote="Greenmile"]If that were the case, the would have been no communists (or supporters of communism) in the western world. We both know that wasn’t the case.[/quote Hi Gm, there's always been a range of political views in the western world. It's the nature of democracy that people can ...
by Paul Waine
Fri Nov 15, 2019 12:14 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: General Election Is On
Replies: 2336
Views: 28012

Re: General Election Is On

The Times take on things: (Yes, other media reports are available) Labour vows billions to nationalise broadband in new election policy Free internet would cost taxpayer £12bn-£25bn A Labour government would nationalise Britain’s broadband network and offer free internet access to every household an...
by Paul Waine
Fri Nov 15, 2019 12:07 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: General Election Is On
Replies: 2336
Views: 28012

Re: General Election Is On

The top 1000 of them in the U.K. trebled their wealth from £250Billion to.£750Billion between 2010 and 2017, so they’re doing fairly well. On the subject of internet provision, would anyone complain if they paid more in tax, but saved more in total by not having to pay the monthly charge? Hi Andrew...
by Paul Waine
Thu Nov 14, 2019 11:59 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: The Naked Truth
Replies: 21182
Views: 461414

Re: Brexit: The Naked Truth

Not much point commenting on it if you’ve only read the headline, Paul. Edit - it’s also a bit rich to dismiss something as “not true” without reading it. Hi Greenmile, but I did read more than the headline - and I did it before I posted my response. The writer's argument is that the fear of commun...
by Paul Waine
Thu Nov 14, 2019 10:27 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: General Election Is On
Replies: 2336
Views: 28012

Re: General Election Is On

What will this mb be like if we've all got free broadband? Some posters will never sleep. ;)
by Paul Waine
Thu Nov 14, 2019 10:25 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: The Naked Truth
Replies: 21182
Views: 461414

Re: Brexit: The Naked Truth

Greenmile wrote:You haven’t read the article, have you? Or you’ve misunderstood it horribly, if your second paragraph is anything to go by.


I read all I wanted to read. Thanks.
by Paul Waine
Thu Nov 14, 2019 10:16 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: The Naked Truth
Replies: 21182
Views: 461414

Re: Brexit: The Naked Truth

Maybe it’s down to the fall of communism. https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2019/nov/14/task-politics-today-scare-capitalists-communism Hi Greenmile, ok, we can expect arguments like that from the Guardian. It's not true, of course. How did communism work out for the people in the Soviet Un...
by Paul Waine
Thu Nov 14, 2019 10:11 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: The Naked Truth
Replies: 21182
Views: 461414

Re: Brexit: The Naked Truth

To answer your question, I think it has a lot to do with the way the gains in productivity have gone to the owners of the means of production, rather than being shared with with workers. Back in the fifties and sixties the future was often imagined as being one in which working hours were greatly r...
by Paul Waine
Thu Nov 14, 2019 9:56 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: The Naked Truth
Replies: 21182
Views: 461414

Re: Brexit: The Naked Truth

His solution ('a global system of progressive wealth taxes') is no doubt debatable, and - as with all academics - he's received some criticism, but the impression I get is that it's broadly accepted as a strong argument - and that's within a discipline (economics) that is not generally regarded as ...
by Paul Waine
Wed Nov 13, 2019 10:37 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: The Naked Truth
Replies: 21182
Views: 461414

Re: Brexit: The Naked Truth

Both McDonnell and Corbyn have given well received speeches to business groups recently - especially as the Tories have been messing business around with their chaotic Brexit plans. But the main thing that won’t fall is investment, because under the Thatcher revolution, investment by business never...
by Paul Waine
Tue Nov 12, 2019 9:47 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: An emotional Dave Thomas at QPR
Replies: 13
Views: 1249

Re: An emotional Dave Thomas at QPR

Posted this on Saturday morning: Our 60s/70s "super star" and Burnley Legend was interviewed on R4 Today sports spot at 8:30ish this morning. Dave and Hannah, his guide dog, will be at QPR today, Good to wake up to Dave speaking of his grandfather winning the "original world cup"...
by Paul Waine
Mon Nov 11, 2019 11:14 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: 45 million HALLER and 25 million FORNALS ?
Replies: 28
Views: 1825

Re: 45 million HALLER and 25 million FORNALS ?

Wasnt Barnes £450k ? In that case he cost just 1% of the hapless Haller ! Hi random, maybe someone else has already posted. Latest comment from Sean Dyche - last week - on Ashley Barnes transfer fee was £450k plus some add-ons (I think connected to our first SD promotion) - total fee £750k. That's ...
by Paul Waine
Sun Nov 10, 2019 11:57 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: General Election Is On
Replies: 2336
Views: 28012

Re: General Election Is On

I don't hate Corbyn. I can disagree with someone without hating them. It seems highly unlikely that the 130k deaths claim stands up to any serious independent scrutiny. Some of your other points will have varying degrees of merit but I'm going to bed. It was ridiculous to say we are in a dire situa...
by Paul Waine
Sun Nov 10, 2019 9:20 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: General Election Is On
Replies: 2336
Views: 28012

Re: General Election Is On

We are in the technological age and whilst I agree with the Green Investment bank money has to be spent in adult retraining to adapt to the modern work place. The Green Investment Bank reminds me of the National Enterprise Board (NEB). All we got from that is the De Lorean Motor Company in N.Irelan...
by Paul Waine
Sun Nov 10, 2019 9:17 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: General Election Is On
Replies: 2336
Views: 28012

Re: General Election Is On

Crosspool said Labour’s plans are without precedent. I’ve pointed to the real precedent of 1945 - when Britain’s many problems were alleviated by taxing the rich, borrowing to fund infrastructure spending, and building (rather than destroying) the NHS. Hi Andrew, why are you comparing 2019 with 194...
by Paul Waine
Sun Nov 10, 2019 7:04 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Magic Numbers 2019-20 ...
Replies: 38
Views: 3039

Re: Magic Numbers 2019-20 ...

Hi Paul, Bottom three. Get 3 teams magic numbers to zero and we are safe. This must be our first goal in any premier league season. UTC Of course, you are correct, Vince. I'm getting ahead of myself. Clarets in 10th after 12 games with 15 points. But, it's tight between Sheff Utd on 17 points in 5t...
by Paul Waine
Sun Nov 10, 2019 1:35 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Magic Numbers 2019-20 ...
Replies: 38
Views: 3039

Re: Magic Numbers 2019-20 ...

Next four fixtures Burnley Watford away Palace home Man City home Tottenham away Watford Burnley home Southampton away Leicester away Palace home Southampton Arsenal away Watford home Norwich away Newcastle home Norwich Everton away Arsenal home Southampton away Sheffield Utd home Some magic number...
by Paul Waine
Sun Nov 10, 2019 11:08 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: General Election Is On
Replies: 2336
Views: 28012

Re: General Election Is On

The only reason the EU wanted to negotiate in two phases is because the U.K. insisted on leaving the customs union and single market (Britain was keen to keep the benefits of these, without having free movement). Had Britain negotiated closer leaving arrangements, it could have been done much faste...
by Paul Waine
Sun Nov 10, 2019 10:06 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: General Election Is On
Replies: 2336
Views: 28012

Re: General Election Is On

After the government has faffed about for three years achieving two very poor deals, it’s no surprise the country is tired of it. As for what could have been done differently - a much softer Brexit could have been achieved several years ago, as it would have involved far less negotiation time. From...
by Paul Waine
Sat Nov 09, 2019 10:27 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Matt Lowton - odd
Replies: 54
Views: 4543

Re: Matt Lowton - odd

Did anyone notice Lowton warming up at half time? He seemed to be continually berating the blonde-haired coach warming him up for the quality of his passes. Cut a forlorn figure out there. Understandable if he wasn’t happy to be dropped but seemed that there might be something deeper. Just curious ...
by Paul Waine
Sat Nov 09, 2019 10:25 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Why did Pellegrini withdraw Felipe Anderson?
Replies: 24
Views: 1209

Re: Why did Pellegrini withdraw Felipe Anderson?

MT03ALG wrote:He was frightened of Phil


I was listening to the game on BBC Radio London. The West Ham supporting commentators/pundit said that Phil Bardsley had let Anderson know he was here in the game last season.... and Anderson was playing today and showing he remembered that challenge.
by Paul Waine
Sat Nov 09, 2019 5:40 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Match of the Day
Replies: 68
Views: 4648

Re: Match of the Day

ClaretAL wrote:I hope they look at the VAR decisions, and also Ben Mee's disallowed goal, as i still cant see what it was pulled up for.


BBC says Ash Barnes pushed their keeper.

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by Paul Waine
Sat Nov 09, 2019 5:38 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Accy Stanley - only one lineman
Replies: 22
Views: 1497

Re: Accy Stanley - only one lineman

ElectroClaret wrote:Don't know, Paul, but Crewe have just scored another.
Apparently, the goal was scored in the half of the field that doesn't have a lino.

I think...



But, this was penalty, so got to assume the ref was close enough to give it.
by Paul Waine
Sat Nov 09, 2019 5:32 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Accy Stanley - only one lineman
Replies: 22
Views: 1497

Re: Accy Stanley - only one lineman

According to r/lancs, there was a qualified official who could have sufficed, but he was connected to Stanley, so Crewe rejected him. So Crewe reject the alternative lino - OK, referee's assistant, if we are all modern. Which half of the field does the one lino cover, the one Crewe are attacking or...
by Paul Waine
Sat Nov 09, 2019 5:28 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Message for Dave Manu
Replies: 19
Views: 2650

Re: Message for Dave Manu

i had a slight facial attack .i stayed in hospital for three nights .It is today i got discharged .i feel week . nevertheless phone me .May be next week our football tournament is starting . My club faucon Flacq SC is in the 1st division,We shall fight hard to get promition this season .my phone nu...
by Paul Waine
Sat Nov 09, 2019 5:25 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Accy Stanley - only one lineman
Replies: 22
Views: 1497

Re: Accy Stanley - only one lineman

Sounds a bit crazy at Stanley. The ref went off injured, they delayed the second half for an hour and ended up kicking off with a ref and only one linesman. The ref will estimate offsides in the other half. I've been puzzling over why BBC was still saying half-time.... Is there no one in the crowd ...
by Paul Waine
Sat Nov 09, 2019 5:21 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Shocking performance thread.
Replies: 14
Views: 905

Re: Shocking performance thread.

Guller Bull wrote:Post your views on how abysmal that was.

Usual suspects welcome.


My view was very disappointing...…



I couldn't get a decent stream.

Switched to listening on BBC London, a West Ham supporters service. They were also disappointed! :( ;)

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by Paul Waine
Sat Nov 09, 2019 2:48 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Facts About the NHS
Replies: 91
Views: 1633

Re: Facts About the NHS

How is this different to paying for healthcare through taxation? Hi Andrew, let's think about it: 1) GPs and Hospitals receive their money from treating patients - payments being all/mostly paid by insurance companies; 2) Big incentive for GPs and Hospitals to be as efficient as they can be in thei...
by Paul Waine
Sat Nov 09, 2019 10:58 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Dave Thomas R4 QPR
Replies: 1
Views: 450

Dave Thomas R4 QPR

Our 60s/70s "super star" and Burnley Legend was interviewed on R4 Today sports spot at 8:30ish this morning. Dave and Hannah, his guide dog, will be at QPR today, Good to wake up to Dave speaking of his grandfather winning the "original world cup" in Italy in 1909 and repeating h...

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