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by Paul Waine
Mon Aug 03, 2020 5:08 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Who's eating out to help out?
Replies: 60
Views: 2173

Re: Who's eating out to help out?

I've booked 3 nights in hotel in Lakes later this month. Booked it last year when no one had heard of covid-19. The only thing is I'm booked for Sat/Sun/Mon. Am I missing out on my £10/meal off at least twice a day, dinner and breakfast?
by Paul Waine
Mon Aug 03, 2020 5:03 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Who's eating out to help out?
Replies: 60
Views: 2173

Re: Who's eating out to help out?

I'm actually in full support of local establishments - what I object to is multinationals who will use this for profit Hi Zlatan, why, what is wrong with a business making a profit? If they don't make a profit they will shutdown, that business will no longer exist and their employees will lose thei...
by Paul Waine
Sun Aug 02, 2020 11:20 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Diabetes
Replies: 50
Views: 2050

Re: Diabetes

I started this thread in February having been told I now have diabetes type 2. I’ve since lost 3 and 1/2 stones. On Friday I had my bloods retested and tomorrow afternoon (Monday) I will find out if I still have diabetes. To be honest, I’m really excited and nervous. If I have I will be thrilled. I...
by Paul Waine
Sun Aug 02, 2020 11:15 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Fixtures
Replies: 24
Views: 2327

Re: Fixtures

FactualFrank wrote:
Sun Aug 02, 2020 5:56 pm
We'll get Leeds early doors, I can feel it in my water.
Home or Away? Have I got time to book a cheap train deal....???? Oh. ;)
by Paul Waine
Sun Aug 02, 2020 11:14 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Fixtures
Replies: 24
Views: 2327

Re: Fixtures

Surely the fact that all games are available to watch live outside the UK is the strongest possible argument that things should continue as they have done for the last 6 weeks or so, at least until fans are allowed back in the grounds. Alternatively, make all matches (outside of the normal live PPV...
by Paul Waine
Sun Aug 02, 2020 10:54 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Pope’s replacemt
Replies: 93
Views: 5174

Re: Pope’s replacement

DanH90 wrote:
Sun Aug 02, 2020 7:52 pm
I can assure you all I can spell the word replacement bythe way, but predictive text was not kind to me.
Welcome to the mb, Dan.

You may be able to edit the subject on the op. I know posters can edit the subject when they post a reply - as I've done, above.
by Paul Waine
Sun Aug 02, 2020 1:38 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Poor Spelling / Grammar
Replies: 101
Views: 2022

Re: Poor Spelling / Grammar

I totally agree with FF. But....here's a bit of food for thought.... I cnduo't bvleiee taht I culod aulaclty uesdtannrd waht I was rdnaieg. Unisg the icndeblire pweor of the hmuan mnid, aocdcrnig to rseecrah at Cmabrigde Uinervtisy, it dseno't mttaer in waht oderr the lterets in a wrod are, the oln...
by Paul Waine
Wed Jul 29, 2020 4:31 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: £50 bike repair scheme
Replies: 45
Views: 1409

Re: £50 bike repair scheme

I think the idea is that the cycle lane is meant to encourage folk out of their cars, so in theory the narrower road and light patterns should be sufficient for the fewer vehicles. Yes, I know.... but hard for the supermarkets to put stuff on their shelves if they can only use bikes to re-supply, a...
by Paul Waine
Wed Jul 29, 2020 4:27 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS SUMMER 2020(MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 275
Views: 31871

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS SUMMER 2020(MUST CONTAIN LINK)

Not sure if it's been mentioned on this thread...I was talking to a Boro fan on Twitter and he reckons we still owe Boro half the Gibson fee anyone reckon there is any truth in that,he expects Boro to resign Gibson with the remaining fee being written off therefore taking him back to Boro for nowt ...
by Paul Waine
Wed Jul 29, 2020 12:52 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS SUMMER 2020(MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 275
Views: 31871

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS SUMMER 2020(MUST CONTAIN LINK)

Transfer fees are normally spread over the length of the contract, Gibson signed a 4 year contract and he's half way through it so 7.5m left to pay. That's just the accounting cost in the accounts, it says nothing about the timing of the payments being due. If a club agrees to buy a player for, say...
by Paul Waine
Wed Jul 29, 2020 12:30 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: £50 bike repair scheme
Replies: 45
Views: 1409

Re: £50 bike repair scheme

My daughter lives near to Robin Park in Wigan and last year the local authority spent weeks (and presumably thousands of pounds) putting in cycle lanes near there. Now the traffic takes far more time to get through the lights and I haven't once seen any cyclists using the new lanes! Similar story n...
by Paul Waine
Wed Jul 29, 2020 9:20 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Fandom - a life of unfulfilled hope
Replies: 2
Views: 333

Fandom - a life of unfulfilled hope

A good article by Matthew Syed in The Times: True fandom is accepting a life of unfulfilled hope If your club are doing badly, why not change to a team who are doing better? Matthew Syed Wednesday July 29 2020, 12.01am, The Times A life sentence.” This was the description by Andy, my father-in-law, ...
by Paul Waine
Wed Jul 29, 2020 9:12 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Wigan
Replies: 199
Views: 11538

Re: Wigan

Paul Cook leaves Wigan https://www.skysports.com/football/news/11682/12038212/paul-cook-to-leave-wigan-on-wednesday-following-clubs-relegation-to-league-one?fbclid=IwAR09fxlJlsUE0r5Ro9ECQHQAC4klmFuAsBIrU3LgaeAF52ji17QiaE6AZOg and The Times report: Paul Cook resigns as Wigan manager following relega...
by Paul Waine
Tue Jul 28, 2020 7:09 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Octopus Energy
Replies: 50
Views: 2454

Re: Octopus Energy

I found myself with Octopus when they bought my previous supplier. Took a look at what they offer and fixed for a year. They are well rated by Which. I've also seen that their customer facing IT systems have a good reputation even to the extent that they let other suppliers use their IT - and make m...
by Paul Waine
Mon Jul 27, 2020 11:35 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Jake Humphries chats to Dyche.
Replies: 21
Views: 3271

Re: Jake Humphries chats to Dyche.

Mentioned that in a more recent interview - that he always try’s to learn and improve, but improving just because you try is not guaranteed. Amazingly humble, grounded and self-aware. Some hallmarks of a fantastic leader emerging in Sean. So hope the club give him the backing he deserves. I'm sure ...
by Paul Waine
Mon Jul 27, 2020 11:26 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Manager of the Season
Replies: 51
Views: 2114

Re: Manager of the Season

This is The Guardians five best managers of the season In the Premier League. https://www.theguardian.com/football/2020/jul/27/premier-league-2019-20-review-managers-of-the-season Sean Dyche Some people are bored of Burnley. Sean Dyche might be one of them, in so far as he’d like to be given the fi...
by Paul Waine
Mon Jul 27, 2020 11:17 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Jake Humphries chats to Dyche.
Replies: 21
Views: 3271

Re: Jake Humphries chats to Dyche.

Sean Dyche is a great manager. He's still learning, as he describes in his chat with Jake Humphries. I'm looking forward to another season with Sean Dyche managing Burnley FC - and many more beyond.

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by Paul Waine
Wed Jul 22, 2020 11:48 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley v Brighton - TV coverage
Replies: 52
Views: 6089

Re: Burnley v Brighton - TV coverage

I can only assume that they're waiting for tonight's games to be done, so that Sky can get the best 8 and leave BT with the leftovers like with the pundits. Yes, they waited until the final whistle at Anfield... then all the Sky games were announced. BT get Newcastle v Liverpool and West Ham v Asto...
by Paul Waine
Tue Jul 21, 2020 11:18 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Russia Report
Replies: 112
Views: 2220

Re: Russia Report

Again, if you can point to specific electoral interference that’d be useful (condescending tone copied from your good self). Hi martin, you mentioned Russia and 1979 general election. Was it "condescending" of me to mention that "Russia" didn't exist in 1979? The country was the USSR and it had "co...
by Paul Waine
Tue Jul 21, 2020 10:58 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Russia Report
Replies: 112
Views: 2220

Re: Russia Report

There’s zero evidence to support that statement. What Russian interference was there in the 1979 election just to pick one off the top of my head. Hi martin, I'm sure you've heard of the "cold war?" USSR on one side, USA, Western Europe (aka NATO) on the other side. The USSR was still "going strong...
by Paul Waine
Mon Jul 20, 2020 8:11 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Ashley Westwood - The Times
Replies: 132
Views: 5057

Ashley Westwood - The Times

Article in The Times: Ashley Westwood should say sorry for stitching up Emiliano Buendía Tommy Conlon Sunday July 19 2020, 6.00pm, The Times The theatre was Carrow Road, the stage was the pitch, the thespian was Ashley Westwood. It looked to me like a bravura performance of ham acting. Watching the ...
by Paul Waine
Mon Jul 20, 2020 8:05 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Double signing four years ago today
Replies: 18
Views: 1589

Re: Double signing four years ago today

IanMcL wrote:
Sun Jul 19, 2020 8:41 pm
My thought too, at the time. He did look to fill his goal and keep us out.
and now it's "Nick Pope, in the middle of our goal..."

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by Paul Waine
Sun Jul 19, 2020 6:36 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Double signing four years ago today
Replies: 18
Views: 1589

Re: Double signing four years ago today

Nick Pope looked a good keeper in goal for Charlton in that last game of the season. There were a couple of occasions that I thought he would make it hard for the clarets to get the win. I was pleased when I heard we'd signed him.

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by Paul Waine
Fri Jul 17, 2020 12:12 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Our final position depends on these matches...
Replies: 18
Views: 1277

Re: Our final position depends on these matches...

Sheff Utd should get points against both Everton and Soton - so, neither of those teams can do enough to catch us. Arsenal should get points v Villa and Watford, but it could be tight. Tottenham v Leicester will be competitive. Leicester will want their 4th place finish. Wolves v Chelsea will also b...
by Paul Waine
Thu Jul 16, 2020 11:55 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Adam Lallana
Replies: 241
Views: 18778

Re: Adam Lallana

From Mail Online, 7th July: Leicester are leading the race to sign him on a free transfer — there has also been interest from Arsenal, Tottenham, Bournemouth and Burnley — and Klopp will not jeopardise a potential move by asking him to play in his side's remaining five games. 'It is clear Adam will ...
by Paul Waine
Thu Jul 16, 2020 11:42 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Travelling Into Europe
Replies: 10
Views: 1207

Re: Travelling Into Europe

Two of us on motorcycles. Ferry tomorrow(Friday) night. Harwich-Hook of Holland, cabin overnight then overnight in Hanover. Then on to Berlin for two nights. Koblenz overnight, then Ypres overnight, back over to Blighty on the tunnel. Quick visit to Chartwell House, overnight near Bedford, morning ...
by Paul Waine
Wed Jul 15, 2020 2:59 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: A near miss!
Replies: 40
Views: 2377

Re: A near miss!

I was playing 5-a-side when I felt a "bit out of breath." I said I'd just sit out for a few mins. One of the other footballers said I looked like he had when he fainted while playing football some years earlier - said he'd take me to A&E. I thought I might have a chest cold - it was middle of winter...
by Paul Waine
Tue Jul 14, 2020 5:49 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Tonight's footy 14/7/20
Replies: 58
Views: 2009

Re: Tonight's footy 14/7/20

Rowls wrote:
Tue Jul 14, 2020 4:52 pm
It'll be the Monday night game on 21st December.
Perfect, for me.

Happy Christmas, everyone. ;)
by Paul Waine
Tue Jul 14, 2020 5:48 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Tonight's footy 14/7/20
Replies: 58
Views: 2009

Re: Tonight's footy 14/7/20

I'm hoping the Championship top 4 works like that (Fulham to beat WBA today, Bees to beat PNE tomorrow). Points would then be Leeds 84+ whatever they get v Barnsley on Thursday Brentford 81 WBA 81 Fulham 79 well clear of the rest. That would make the last couple of rounds very tense for 2nd/3rd/4th...
by Paul Waine
Sun Jul 12, 2020 6:52 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Magic Numbers 2019-20 ...
Replies: 149
Views: 13709

Re: Magic Numbers 2019-20 ...

Palace have got Man United and Spurs at home, and a trip to Wolves left, they need to win all three, and Burnley to get nothing from our remaining fixtures to overtake us, so I'm going out on a limb and saying we can't finish worse than 13th .... Hmm, why are you looking down? I'm looking at what t...
by Paul Waine
Sat Jul 11, 2020 8:25 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Spurs v Arsenal
Replies: 13
Views: 885

Re: Spurs v Arsenal

Assuming City's appeal against European ban fails, and FA Cup is won by one of the teams qualifying for European Championship, there are 3 Europa places between: Sheff Utd (played 35, 54 points), Wolves (34 and 52), Arsenal (34 and 50), Burnley (35 and 50) and Spurs (34 and 49). Spurs draw with Arse...
by Paul Waine
Sat Jul 11, 2020 6:46 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Liverpool v Burnley - Player Ratings
Replies: 61
Views: 3991

Re: Liverpool v Burnley - Player Ratings

Am I the only one who assumed that haff was on the wind up, simply quoting what some posters always write about Long? Assuming he was "fishing", then he's wound quite a few in. If he was being serious then he needs to get a Guide Dog that understands the game a lot better. I'm wondering if Ben Gibs...
by Paul Waine
Sat Jul 11, 2020 1:54 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Fancy a job at BFC?
Replies: 64
Views: 3134

Re: Fancy a job at BFC?

I love this discussion about 20 days paid holidays, plus 8 bank hols, being on the "stingy" side. Has no one worked out that the job involves watching the Clarets, both home and away, and that will all be paid time. So, let's say 38 Premier League games, and each game counts as half a day's work - a...
by Paul Waine
Fri Jul 10, 2020 7:33 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Fancy a job at BFC?
Replies: 64
Views: 3134

Re: Fancy a job at BFC?

Required: Bring in partners willing to add £X million a year to the transfer funds.

This is an important role. I wish I'd got the experience required....

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by Paul Waine
Fri Jul 10, 2020 6:28 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Liverpool predictions
Replies: 57
Views: 1596

Re: Liverpool predictions

I'll be happy if Clarets score. Keep Nick Pope ahead for the Golden Gloves.

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by Paul Waine
Wed Jul 08, 2020 11:43 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: £14 million and counting
Replies: 4
Views: 1327

Re: £14 million and counting

Have they confirmed that it's £2m per place - or is that money part of the cut back because of the way the seasons been disrupted? I'd estimate no more than 50% of any per place money goes to the players' (and coaching team's) bonuses, the bigger part of the bonuses will be on retaining Premier Leag...
by Paul Waine
Wed Jul 08, 2020 11:34 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Every adult to be given £500 voucher
Replies: 92
Views: 4279

Re: Every adult to be given £500 voucher

Will be interesting to see if what has been announced actually happens in the way you predict. I hope it does stimulate the industry but until I know what is happening with work etc - I am not spending more than absolutely necessary. Work has been fine up to now and financially planning to ensure t...
by Paul Waine
Wed Jul 08, 2020 10:57 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Every adult to be given £500 voucher
Replies: 92
Views: 4279

Re: Every adult to be given £500 voucher

Cutting VAT will not encourage people to spend who have nothing to spare. The voucher option sounded a bit daft initially but was probably the better option. Cutting VAT allows the hotel and other hospitality sector to reduce their prices. If they do this it gives people the opportunity to take hol...
by Paul Waine
Wed Jul 08, 2020 5:00 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: MoyesBoyz versus MIGHTY CLARETS
Replies: 235
Views: 8876

Re: MoyesBoyz versus MIGHTY CLARETS

Currently 30 degrees here in SW Ontario, feeling like 38 with humidity factored in! We've been in this hot spell for the last 10 days or so, no relief in sight for the next 10 days.......it's really ugly hot :shock: I don't think we've seen any rain for a month or so, lawns are brown, baked out. As...
by Paul Waine
Wed Jul 08, 2020 4:56 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Every adult to be given £500 voucher
Replies: 92
Views: 4279

Re: Every adult to be given £500 voucher

claret2018 wrote:
Wed Jul 08, 2020 4:39 pm
interesting that the VAT reduction doesn't apply to alcohol so not a huge benefit to pubs, especially those that don't serve food.
Do you think I'll see a saving on the alcohol free beer I drink?
by Paul Waine
Wed Jul 08, 2020 4:55 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Every adult to be given £500 voucher
Replies: 92
Views: 4279

Re: Every adult to be given £500 voucher

the stamp duty cut helps everyone buying above 125,000, it will help to stimulate the property sector, it will encourage those maybe planning for next year to do it before March 31st, it's part of an overall interim stimulus package and I expect more to come in the future to cover other areas. Youn...
by Paul Waine
Wed Jul 08, 2020 4:43 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Is a 4-day working week inevitable?
Replies: 26
Views: 1332

Re: Is a 4-day working week inevitable?

why not let older people retire at the age it was and give their jobs to the young. us older people live longer these days - well we did before covid-19 - so, we need to keep working for longer to have the money to "pay our way." EDIT, but, if you are saying that the older people can retire and be ...
by Paul Waine
Wed Jul 08, 2020 4:39 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Is a 4-day working week inevitable?
Replies: 26
Views: 1332

Re: Is a 4-day working week inevitable?

I don't see how a 4 day week shares out work at all, job creation is the fundamental basis for getting more people to work, that needs incentives, which is missing from Rowls list, although you could argue some of those on the list are part of the incentives required to drive the economy upwards. O...
by Paul Waine
Wed Jul 08, 2020 4:25 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Covid-19
Replies: 13866
Views: 279180

Re: Covid-19

On the other hand it could stop people from going that just might have gone, because I think many people just don't want to be seen out wearing masks. So will just not go inside anywhere but home. It's a dilemma for the Government. Hmm, summit.... but, if you are wearing a mask who will see that it...
by Paul Waine
Wed Jul 08, 2020 1:31 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Is a 4-day working week inevitable?
Replies: 26
Views: 1332

Re: Is a 4-day working week inevitable?

The French tried a maximum working week.... a lot of the younger French moved to London to get progress their careers, better jobs, earn more money. Limiting the number of hours worked doesn't "share out" the amount of available work amongst the employed and the unemployed... it will just reduce the...
by Paul Waine
Wed Jul 08, 2020 1:19 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: White kit tonight to combat colour blindness
Replies: 34
Views: 1567

Re: White kit tonight to combat colour blindness

Oh, how I would give my right arm to be ambidextrous. :o I was born in 1952 and was never made to use my right hand. A more enlightened society by the time I got to school !! :) :) Err, I was born 1953. I'm told I always held pencil/crayon in my left hand and my mother always switched it to my righ...
by Paul Waine
Mon Jul 06, 2020 1:16 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Mee Injury
Replies: 69
Views: 3984

Re: Mee Injury

Too much being said about Hendrick going and we re-couped no money. It happens at every club, and at Burnley its rare we lose out. Swings and round abouts for me and we need to look at the bigger picture-we got £8m for Vokes (we mugged Stoke), he cost us probably less than a million and a big facto...
by Paul Waine
Sun Jul 05, 2020 8:41 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Ben Mee Interview, Sunday Times
Replies: 32
Views: 2856

Ben Mee Interview, Sunday Times

Ben Mee: We need diversity in our fanbase and that banner was an embarrassment The Burnley captain talks about the premature birth of his daughter and why he had to speak out against racism Lengthy, so just the link at this time. https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/f4ff0388-be02-11ea-a887-36f8a20919...
by Paul Waine
Sat Jul 04, 2020 6:04 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The Clarets Are Staying Up
Replies: 38
Views: 2299

Re: The Clarets Are Staying Up

Great maths, CT.

Now, what results do we need to play in Europe again next season?

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by Paul Waine
Thu Jul 02, 2020 6:49 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Investor
Replies: 414
Views: 21317

Re: Investor

This is in the daily mail "Swirling around in the background – and the reason why no commitments have been made – is the suggestion that Burnley will be sold to a Middle East buyer this summer and that how the future looks will be dependent on whoever that buyer might be." So, are we saying Newcast...