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by Paul Waine
Sun Jul 14, 2019 9:23 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Advice re: harassment at work
Replies: 60
Views: 2367

Re: Advice re: harassment at work

Yes but it's an american company and the fundamentals are the same around the globe. I think the individual would get a talking to from HR and possibly be warned about her behaviour in the office and respect for her coworkers. The Spanish aren't like the English (or more specifically Northern folk)...
by Paul Waine
Sun Jul 14, 2019 9:08 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Bournemouth......
Replies: 78
Views: 3610

Re: Bournemouth......

Yep. I'm referencing 2017/18. It's in addition to our squad, not uplifting wages. We made a £45m profit in that year so I think my numbers pretty much rec with yours. Hmm, technically £45 million extra spend would have resulted in break even - in 2017/18. I wonder what that extra would have been fo...
by Paul Waine
Sat Jul 13, 2019 11:03 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BBC " Panorama " report on anti-semitic Labour ...
Replies: 74
Views: 1857

Re: BBC " Panorama " report on anti-semitic Labour ...

Hi guys, no, I didn't watch Panorama and, no I've not read any of this thread. Think this is the best place to share this one... Dead Ringers, R4 today. Spoke about the Panorama prog and the Labour Party's NDAs. They mentioned an elderly party member. Said he'd signed an NDA 3 years ago - Jeremy Cor...
by Paul Waine
Sat Jul 13, 2019 10:57 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Advice re: harassment at work
Replies: 60
Views: 2367

Re: Advice re: harassment at work

The other day my wife was explaining something to one of her colleagues and another coworker was stood behind her making blah-blah gestures and stupid faces to mock her. It's a large American company famous for making jeans (yep, that five-o-one). My wife has been there for twenty years and has nev...
by Paul Waine
Sat Jul 13, 2019 10:47 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Bournemouth......
Replies: 78
Views: 3610

Re: Bournemouth......

Or a big pile of Premier League TV money. Put it this way, last season we would have had 8 players earning £100k a week on top of our existing squad and we'd have still made a profit. Can you take me through your maths, aggi? Is that 8 players in addition to the existing squad earning £100k/week? I...
by Paul Waine
Sat Jul 13, 2019 10:06 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Bournemouth......
Replies: 78
Views: 3610

Re: Bournemouth......

With Eddie's eye for young players their strategy is currently pretty good as players like Wilson and Brookes would provide the funds to see out a few big contracts should they drop That only works if the wages paid are inline with what other clubs "in the market" will also be prepared to...
by Paul Waine
Sat Jul 13, 2019 9:59 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: “Getting sacked in the morning”
Replies: 36
Views: 2942

Re: “Getting sacked in the morning”

I guess it's too soon to claim that our 2-2 draw at Stamford Bridge in April led to Sarri leaving Chelsea at the end of the season? ;)

And, the 0-3 at the Amex didn't help Chris Hughton's to keep his Brighton job?

I hope Chris Hughton is in a new role soon.
by Paul Waine
Fri Jul 12, 2019 2:19 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Kim Darroch resigns (politics)
Replies: 78
Views: 1392

Re: Kim Darroch resigns (politics)

Paul W: You seem to be just waffling and throwing out strange questions probably along the lines of a more nuanced version of "Look, a squirrel" so a few questions for you now you have had chance to review and reflect on the events. Ive put my answers below so interested to see if you agr...
by Paul Waine
Fri Jul 12, 2019 11:40 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Kim Darroch resigns (politics)
Replies: 78
Views: 1392

Re: Kim Darroch resigns (politics)

You’ve missed out Boris Johnson in all of this who, when he had a clear opportunity to assert his backing for KD, refused to give it, precipitating KD’s resignation. It’s not for Donald Trump to say who is and who isn’t acceptable as U.K. ambassador, so by refusing to back KD Johnson was either sig...
by Paul Waine
Fri Jul 12, 2019 10:09 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Ambassador Farage
Replies: 230
Views: 3987

Re: Ambassador Farage

Hi Paul The post I replied to was a complete non-sequitur and had nothing to do with the thread topic. I was therefore (gently) mocking you by suggesting that your post was the equivalent of shouting “look, a squirrel” in a desperate attempt to change the subject, because you were being made to loo...
by Paul Waine
Fri Jul 12, 2019 9:59 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Kim Darroch resigns (politics)
Replies: 78
Views: 1392

Re: Kim Darroch resigns (politics)

Regardless of the content, someone's leaked 30 months worth of very confidential documents. That is a huge issue. The content itself would be less of an issue if the president of the United States didn't have the temperament of a small child. As he has we have the unedifying spectacle of the US Pre...
by Paul Waine
Thu Jul 11, 2019 11:07 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Kim Darroch resigns (politics)
Replies: 78
Views: 1392

Re: Kim Darroch resigns (politics)

It’d stop you looking a bit silly if you took the trouble to read the story you were commenting on. Some of your posts last night look a little ridiculous. And to answer your question, the only people getting excited about the contents of the leak were Trump and his cronies (both here and abroad). ...
by Paul Waine
Thu Jul 11, 2019 10:58 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Kim Darroch resigns (politics)
Replies: 78
Views: 1392

Re: Kim Darroch resigns (politics)

What language is it, specifically, that ‘follows the style of some posters on here’? Hi martin, see my other posts this evening. Do you know where I can read what KD's "leaked cables" actually said - instead of what many people are saying that they said? From the "quotes" I've n...
by Paul Waine
Thu Jul 11, 2019 10:55 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Kim Darroch resigns (politics)
Replies: 78
Views: 1392

Re: Kim Darroch resigns (politics)

No but private emails to your superior are just that Paul. He didn’t make his comments public someone else did that for him. If he think that Trump is a clown and the Whitehouse is in turmoil, absolutely he should be referring that back and holding no punches.... it’s is a big part of why we keep a...
by Paul Waine
Thu Jul 11, 2019 10:51 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Kim Darroch resigns (politics)
Replies: 78
Views: 1392

Re: Kim Darroch resigns (politics)

And what exactly is “your case”, Paul? That Darroch should have lied to his employers in a secure encrypted communication on the off-chance that someone might have leaked it and upset the snowflake president? Or that people sometimes swear on a messageboard and that upsets you? Hi Gm, see my other ...
by Paul Waine
Thu Jul 11, 2019 10:47 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Kim Darroch resigns (politics)
Replies: 78
Views: 1392

Re: Kim Darroch resigns (politics)

You haven't even read what he said, and yet you're so sure he was inappropriate. Has anyone read what was in the leaked docs? All I can find are a few "quotes" in MoS article. Having read them, I'm puzzled as to why everyone appears to have got "so excited" by them. And, that's ...
by Paul Waine
Thu Jul 11, 2019 10:43 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Ambassador Farage
Replies: 230
Views: 3987

Re: Ambassador Farage

Agreed probably someone with access in the FO. But what is your view on the leaking? But what is your view on the leaking? Really, it is not impossible that it is a precursor to a purge of the Civil Service as proposed by Farage. The Ambassador is just a means to an end The suggestion is probably j...
by Paul Waine
Thu Jul 11, 2019 10:30 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Ambassador Farage
Replies: 230
Views: 3987

Re: Ambassador Farage

Greenmile wrote:“Look! A squirrel!”


???? No, you've got me there, Gm. What's all that about?
by Paul Waine
Thu Jul 11, 2019 12:08 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Kim Darroch resigns (politics)
Replies: 78
Views: 1392

Re: Kim Darroch resigns (politics)

Jesus wept. I used to think you were fairly smart. The guy didn't called Trump a "******* moron" or "spectacularly retarded" or anything like that. He used grown up words what adults use, init? And as has been pointed out, ******* repeatedly, it was his ******* job to do exactly...
by Paul Waine
Thu Jul 11, 2019 12:06 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Ambassador Farage
Replies: 230
Views: 3987

Re: Ambassador Farage

I'm watching "The Bank that almost broke Britain." Worth a watch for anyone who want's a view on the UK and the World Financial Crisis.
by Paul Waine
Thu Jul 11, 2019 12:02 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Kim Darroch resigns (politics)
Replies: 78
Views: 1392

Re: Kim Darroch resigns (politics)

But on a finally humorous note: Eton & Oxford graduate, son of former MP and World Bank employee (also Oxford grad), 350k a year millionaire, political columnist, former Mayor of London and Foreign Secretary... [breath]... is not part of the establishment :lol: :lol: :lol: You are right on this...
by Paul Waine
Wed Jul 10, 2019 11:59 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Kim Darroch resigns (politics)
Replies: 78
Views: 1392

Re: Kim Darroch resigns (politics)

Do you think Darroch tweeted that Trump’s an insecure and inept nobhead, or put out a press release or something? He did “send the information back to the UK in a secure manner”. Then someone leaked it to Oakeshott. ...and here’s Paul also implying that Darroch “posted” his opinion on some kind of ...
by Paul Waine
Wed Jul 10, 2019 11:53 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Ambassador Farage
Replies: 230
Views: 3987

Re: Ambassador Farage

Being truthful and frank can lead to the subject being insulted if it uses any kind of negative character trait. But no diplomat should eschew accuracy & truth for fear of insulting anyone. Darrok's not called anyone 'Hitler' or a 'Naked Emperor', labels given by US embassies to other heads of ...
by Paul Waine
Wed Jul 10, 2019 10:55 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Kim Darroch resigns (politics)
Replies: 78
Views: 1392

Re: Kim Darroch resigns (politics)

No. Don't be stupid. His job is clearly to report back his opinion. As has been explained numerous times, he is not supposed to polish his language with us. Our government needs his candid assessments, not fluffy bullshit. Hi IT, do you really think that the way you post on here is the way that any...
by Paul Waine
Wed Jul 10, 2019 10:37 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Kim Darroch resigns (politics)
Replies: 78
Views: 1392

Re: Kim Darroch resigns (politics)

A senior diplomat is there to hold no punches in his reports to his Carinate boss. It is exactly what he should be reporting back if that is his opinion.... that is why WE put him there. Hi elwa, really? Don't you think we've all been spending too much time on "up the clarets" if we think...
by Paul Waine
Wed Jul 10, 2019 10:10 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Our Keepers
Replies: 26
Views: 1790

Re: Our Keepers

Vegas Claret wrote:I'm knackered just watching this, seriously high standard
https://www.burnleyfootballclub.com/news/2019/july/keepers-union-in-session/


Is this just making sure any interested parties know how good they all are?

UTC
by Paul Waine
Wed Jul 10, 2019 10:07 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Ambassador Farage
Replies: 230
Views: 3987

Re: Ambassador Farage

It's 100% an embassador's job to give a frank and possibly insulting report of any leader or government as such reports should be classified and in confidence. These assessments become part of how the UK bases it's reponces & dealings with any country from the US to Iran. The focus should be wh...
by Paul Waine
Wed Jul 10, 2019 10:01 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Ambassador Farage
Replies: 230
Views: 3987

Re: Ambassador Farage

Hi Paul What is your take on the leaking of confidential diplomatic reports? Do you consider this action to be treason? Hi levrai, too be honest, I've not been following this a great deal. I've not read what the leaked docs said. I've taken a look this evening on one of the reports - and the commen...
by Paul Waine
Sun Jul 07, 2019 10:22 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Ambassador Farage
Replies: 230
Views: 3987

Re: Ambassador Farage

Imploding Turtle wrote:As i suspected, you posted in bad faith.


Not "bad faith" at all. Have to admit I thought of you when I heard the BBC comment, though. ;)
by Paul Waine
Sun Jul 07, 2019 6:50 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Ambassador Farage
Replies: 230
Views: 3987

Re: Ambassador Farage

They're earthquakes. Caused by the release of tectonic stresses that build up over time as tectonic plates shift across the surface of the planet, driven by magma currents below the crust. I'm not sure why you think i'd have a particular "take". Oh, I don't know. I kinda thought you were ...
by Paul Waine
Sun Jul 07, 2019 2:16 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Ambassador Farage
Replies: 230
Views: 3987

Re: Ambassador Farage

Hi IT, what's your take on the California earthquakes? 6.4 then 7.1, I've heard.
by Paul Waine
Sat Jul 06, 2019 11:14 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Parental responsibility (politics warning)
Replies: 56
Views: 1283

Re: Parental responsibility (politics warning)

Erasmus wrote: My advice to you would be that if you are ignorant, say nothing.


Hi Erasmus, great advice........ but, we'd only have about 2 posts a day if your advice was applied to this mb.
by Paul Waine
Fri Jul 05, 2019 9:06 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Dyche to manage the ten year team
Replies: 5
Views: 479

Re: ARTICLE: Dyche to manage the ten year team

CnBtruntru wrote:Definite vote rigging going on here, I voted for Coyle at least 10 times :D
Truth be told what he has achieved with Burnley has been brilliant for the club and town SD that is.


So, who was the other one who voted (10 times) for our Irn Bru man?
by Paul Waine
Fri Jul 05, 2019 9:04 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Gary Monk & Birmingham
Replies: 42
Views: 5029

Re: Gary Monk & Birmingham

The Times: Middlesbrough claim Garry Monk helped his agent to profit from transfers Middlesbrough’s grievances are similar to those voiced by Birmingham after sacking Monk last month. The 40-year-old was dismissed suddenly after 16 months at St Andrew’s, with the Birmingham chief executive Xuandong ...
by Paul Waine
Fri Jul 05, 2019 8:56 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Dyche to manage the ten year team
Replies: 5
Views: 479

Re: ARTICLE: Dyche to manage the ten year team

No surprise, Sean Dyche was an easy winner to manage the team of the last ten years See link http://www.uptheclarets.com/dyche-to-manage-the-ten-year-team Did we look at anyone else? If we went back 50 years, 1969, would we look at anyone else? Competition for Sean if we went back 60 years, though....
by Paul Waine
Fri Jul 05, 2019 8:52 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Manufactured inclusion
Replies: 32
Views: 1532

Re: Manufactured inclusion

I was in Canary Wharf for work yesterday. The pelican crossings I saw had got additional rainbow stripped markings. There was also a flight of steps up from the river boat landing that were decorated with rainbow colours. It all looked like a great place to be. But, nothing "manufactured" ...
by Paul Waine
Fri Jul 05, 2019 8:44 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Has Joe Hart been released
Replies: 17
Views: 2547

Re: Has Joe Hart been released

City made up Hart's wages with the 3m we gave them as a fee. It was done that way to keep his wahe's in line with our top earners and not go way beyond. Hi Quicken, that's another way of looking at how the money flowed. I've got no problem with that. I guess it means we got Joe Hart on a free - wit...
by Paul Waine
Thu Jul 04, 2019 10:39 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Has Joe Hart been released
Replies: 17
Views: 2547

Re: Has Joe Hart been released

A reminder: Joe Hart had a year left on his contract with City when we signed him. City made up his wage when he came to Burnley to the amount that Hart was due under City contract - until the end of his contract period with City - according to all the reports at the time - and on here many times. S...
by Paul Waine
Thu Jul 04, 2019 10:34 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Crouch - Dyche comments regarding him signing
Replies: 99
Views: 5724

Re: Crouch - Dyche comments regarding him signing

2 things:

1) Sean Dyche/Burnley FC like to do our transfer business quietly;

2) Sean Dyche has a sense of humour.

Maybe both of these are relevant in this context?

UTC
by Paul Waine
Wed Jul 03, 2019 11:19 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Gas and electric complaint
Replies: 22
Views: 773

Re: Gas and electric complaint

I don’t know what a Scottish power call centre employee gets paid but if I waste enough of their time to cover the 44 quid that will feel like some small victory. Even though it will cost my time as well. I could easily end up sectioned over this Scot Power call centre staff are, my guess, on minim...
by Paul Waine
Wed Jul 03, 2019 11:12 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Gas and electric complaint
Replies: 22
Views: 773

Re: Gas and electric complaint

I’m off work tomorrow, not much planned and fancy a row. Il give it a blast and see if I can get it back. What are the odds that I will see any of it back? Hi Inchy, I left Scottish Power about 2 years ago. I was owed money on both gas and elec bills. They got my credit right on one of them, but no...
by Paul Waine
Wed Jul 03, 2019 9:48 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Manufactured inclusion
Replies: 32
Views: 1532

Re: Manufactured inclusion

Noticed a growing trend of major corporations recently changing their online and in some cases physical logo the rainbow flag. Just seen an even more subtle, subliminal message though with the traffic lights at Trafalgar Square. Gone is the sexist, homophobic red and green man. Replaced with the ga...
by Paul Waine
Wed Jul 03, 2019 9:41 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: C4 Conservative leader debate
Replies: 738
Views: 15471

Re: C4 Conservative leader debate

Don’t you think those two subjects might be linked, Paul? Or do you reckon the UK economy was coincidentally “trashed” at the same time as the global economy? Hi Greenmile, I think you misunderstand my point. The Labour government had set the UK economy up for failure with the actions before the fi...
by Paul Waine
Wed Jul 03, 2019 9:29 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: C4 Conservative leader debate
Replies: 738
Views: 15471

Re: C4 Conservative leader debate

Maudling's note: Upon being forced out of the post by the election defeat, Maudling left a note to his successor, James Callaghan, simply stating "Good luck, old cock.... Sorry to leave it in such a mess." and wiki link: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Reginald_Maudling#Chancellor_of_the_Ex...
by Paul Waine
Wed Jul 03, 2019 7:29 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: C4 Conservative leader debate
Replies: 738
Views: 15471

Re: C4 Conservative leader debate

:roll: :roll: :roll: Good morning, again, Greenmile. OK. You've got me. We've all got to be so careful to ensure that other readers know when we are addressing the subject of the conversation - the UK economy in this case - and not another subject that wasn't part of that specific conversation - th...
by Paul Waine
Tue Jul 02, 2019 10:57 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: C4 Conservative leader debate
Replies: 738
Views: 15471

Re: C4 Conservative leader debate

Cost of the Falklands war? There are various articles that report the cost as either side of $2 billion. If you are old enough to remember this short war, it took place in 10 weeks between April and June 1982. That's hardly going to make a dent in the government's budget contingency most years. Reme...
by Paul Waine
Tue Jul 02, 2019 10:41 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 1850
Views: 162458

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)

I'm just wondering, are we signing Jagielka as a player or are we lining up our next "ex-centre-half manager?"
;)
by Paul Waine
Tue Jul 02, 2019 10:37 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: C4 Conservative leader debate
Replies: 738
Views: 15471

Re: C4 Conservative leader debate

Byrne's note was following in the tradition of Reggie Maudling, who left a similar note to Callaghan when he took over the Exchequer in '64. Britain was exposed to the financial crash due to lack of regulation around financial services, and for that we blame Thatcher (for deregulating), and the Maj...
by Paul Waine
Tue Jul 02, 2019 10:08 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: C4 Conservative leader debate
Replies: 738
Views: 15471

Re: C4 Conservative leader debate

I see we're still blaming the Labour party in the UK for the global financial meltdown that trashed the global economy. :roll: Hi IT, was there any where in what I posted that I said the Labour party in the UK was to blame for the global financial meltdown that trashed the global economy? What I sa...
by Paul Waine
Tue Jul 02, 2019 8:17 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: C4 Conservative leader debate
Replies: 738
Views: 15471

Re: C4 Conservative leader debate

You know that fabled “no money left”note was a joke, don’t you Paul? It’s just a shame right-wingers have no sense of humour. Has a joke ever led to more lost votes for a single party in history? I’m not going to pretend to fully understand QE, but the way you describe it suggests it helped traditi...

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