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by Corky
Thu Nov 05, 2020 7:28 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Welcome Home
Replies: 37
Views: 2174

Re: Home at last for the Dons!

Had a great Youngs Pub outside on the corner though. And a Nightclub underneath the main stand called Nelsons I think. Went to a few soul dos there. Bet they haven't got those in their new build.
by Corky
Sun Oct 25, 2020 4:46 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Well done Lewis Hamilton
Replies: 143
Views: 2593

Re: Well done Lewis Hamilton

huw.Y.WattfromWare wrote:
Sun Oct 25, 2020 4:29 pm
On what do you base your opinion?
Enlighten us just to pass the afternoon.
Evidently it's because Hamilton had the nerve to be black. I'm sure the real Gandhi would have been so proud of the flip-flop wearing racist.
by Corky
Sat Oct 24, 2020 8:23 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Dying woman burgled in Brierfield
Replies: 29
Views: 2854

Re: Dying woman burgled in Brierfield

I probably do need a handbook of dos and don'ts for here, because the rules are so inconsistent (depending who you are). I mean we all know that what has happened is disgusting, but I thought me saying that they should have their heads jumped on, would be a bit strong for some on here. I don't do '...
by Corky
Fri Oct 23, 2020 12:50 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Anthony Higginbotham
Replies: 422
Views: 10611

Re: Anthony Higginbotham

Why would an ordinary working class person want to be an MP? You’d have a better life being a tradesman running your own business!! Peter Pike, Kitty Usher, Julie Cooper, Gordon Birtwistle - have they got power, riches and influence? I imagine to provide a service to the community within which they...
by Corky
Fri Oct 23, 2020 12:14 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Anthony Higginbotham
Replies: 422
Views: 10611

Re: Anthony Higginbotham

Cheers Corky I studied political history at University and continued to be interested ever since. I get what you are saying but my view is that the reason why many people choose to be MPs has changed little throughout the centuries. The official salary they get paid is merely a smokescreen for the ...
by Corky
Fri Oct 23, 2020 11:49 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Anthony Higginbotham
Replies: 422
Views: 10611

Re: Anthony Higginbotham

This is for Pimlico and TV15. The answer is a messy evolution from when MPs were not paid back in the good old days before emancipation. You see the idea was if you pay people to become MPs then ordinary working class folk can do the job and it is not exclusive to those of independent wealth. It all...
by Corky
Thu Oct 22, 2020 2:39 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Anthony Higginbotham
Replies: 422
Views: 10611

Re: Anthony Higginbotham

Elizabeth wrote:
Thu Oct 22, 2020 12:44 pm
Many of the comments in the last 12 hours have come from the generation that is responsible for the breakdown in society we see today.
Are you sure your stew pot isn't actually a cauldron?
by Corky
Wed Oct 21, 2020 1:17 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Is the fix now worse than the problem?
Replies: 200
Views: 4284

Re: Is the fix now worse than the problem?

I’ll hazard a guess based on what the scientists are saying, there’s likely to be something by the spring. That amused me as it made me think of my cousins husband who believe it or not is a nuclear physicist and a Burnley fan. I've known him for 40 years and whenever we meet up for family do's I a...
by Corky
Wed Oct 21, 2020 12:28 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Is the fix now worse than the problem?
Replies: 200
Views: 4284

Re: Is the fix now worse than the problem?

But it’s more deadly than flu. Once we have a vaccine we should be able to manage it but until then we need to take other measures. This might surprise you but I was actually aware of how deadly C19 is and that is why I said we do need to take measures. You might have missed that bit of my post. Pe...
by Corky
Wed Oct 21, 2020 9:09 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Is the fix now worse than the problem?
Replies: 200
Views: 4284

Re: Is the fix now worse than the problem?

According to economists we’re nowhere near the tipping point on public finances yet. Figures out this morning show that government borrowing for the first six months of the financial year is actually below what was forecast by the OBR, although the year end figure is expected to be higher than fore...
by Corky
Wed Oct 21, 2020 8:32 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Is the fix now worse than the problem?
Replies: 200
Views: 4284

Re: Is the fix now worse than the problem?

People on here are talking about a cure or a fix but until we have a successful vaccine there wont be one. So the question then becomes how do we manage it which brings into play a serious moral dilemma that can polarise views. We talk about the steps that need to be taken to protect the NHS which a...
by Corky
Tue Oct 20, 2020 4:23 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Is the fix now worse than the problem?
Replies: 200
Views: 4284

Re: Is the fix now worse than the problem?

Forget Sage and their counterparts in other Countries. I'll just get ClaretTony to send Boris a link to this thread. With all the expert scientists, virolgists and economists on here he wont need to consult anyone else. That would suggest he has actually been consulting people already. Surely not?
by Corky
Mon Oct 19, 2020 3:41 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: West Brom versus MIGHTY CLARETS
Replies: 379
Views: 13341

Re: Boing Boings versus MIGHTY CLARETS

Excellent news. I've always had a dislike of the Baggies ever since Frank Skinner was quite arrogant and dismissive of us when we first got promoted. So it is great to have Madge back.
by Corky
Mon Oct 19, 2020 8:22 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Paris.
Replies: 111
Views: 2960

Re: Paris.

Stayingup wrote:
Sun Oct 18, 2020 7:37 pm
There is no official religion in China. Except money of course.
That is so far from the truth. The official religion, though they would contest it, is actually the CCP and their leader on earth is General Secretary Xi Jinping. He has God like status until he gets replaced; a bit like the Pope.
by Corky
Sat Oct 17, 2020 5:02 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Interview with Neil Hart
Replies: 70
Views: 4592

Re: Interview with Neil Hart

It was OK. What you'd expect from a CEO even if he is not a real one. Mind you a cheap jacket. Contrast stitching on the button hole a very poor show.
by Corky
Fri Oct 09, 2020 9:37 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The Bud Fight, sorry Presidential Debate
Replies: 863
Views: 15372

Re: The Bud Fight, sorry Presidential Debate

I'd be interested to know from those belittling Nancy Pelosi what it is they find objectionable about her. I've had a look through her history and she seems pretty sound to me.
by Corky
Wed Oct 07, 2020 5:33 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Recession, Regret and Regression
Replies: 83
Views: 3540

Re: ARTICLE: Recession, Regret and Regression

One of the reasons why I now, never bother, to watch a SD interview prior to a match is in large due to him trotting out the usual tripe. And frankly it has become mind-numbingly boring. Articles such as this one are in the main meant to engender debate and get others thinking about how their fellow...
by Corky
Wed Oct 07, 2020 5:16 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Aldershot midfielder having a pop at SD !!!
Replies: 24
Views: 2824

Re: Aldershot midfielder having a pop at SD !!!

The bottom line is Sean Dyche is Manager of Burnley Football Club. When talking to the press that is all he needs to discuss. He was probably not comfortable and clearly ill suited to discuss the wider financial difficulties being visited on the lower leagues by the CV19 pandemic and the associated ...
by Corky
Wed Oct 07, 2020 7:48 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The Bud Fight, sorry Presidential Debate
Replies: 863
Views: 15372

Re: The Bud Fight, sorry Presidential Debate

Does Ringo live in the UK or the States. Also would KateR like to respond to the claim that she is a Trump supporter. That would certainly go some way to trying to understand their mindset if that is a concern for some.
by Corky
Tue Oct 06, 2020 7:00 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Forest sack manager
Replies: 52
Views: 2771

Re: Sean to Forest......makes you wonder ???????

TVC15 wrote:
Tue Oct 06, 2020 6:59 pm
Is he going to Forest after Chris Hughton is fired ?
Looks like😂
by Corky
Mon Oct 05, 2020 8:12 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Who am I?
Replies: 54
Views: 1173

Re: Who am I?

Someone for whom English isn't their first language🤔😁
by Corky
Sat Oct 03, 2020 8:05 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The Bud Fight, sorry Presidential Debate
Replies: 863
Views: 15372

Re: The Bud Fight, sorry Presidential Debate

Now that Trump has well and truly debunked this notion held by his lunatic right wing fringe that CV19 is a big fat hoax they might start showing some empathy for their fellow Americans and practice social distancing and the wearing of masks. After all it is just common sense but that is something i...
by Corky
Fri Oct 02, 2020 8:27 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The Bud Fight, sorry Presidential Debate
Replies: 863
Views: 15372

Re: The Bud Fight, sorry Presidential Debate

PeterWilton wrote:
Fri Oct 02, 2020 1:04 pm
According to people inside the trump administration inner circle some of them thought Trump was poorly on Wednesday, saying he seemed exhausted.

Pence has tested negative.
Pence has tested negative for what, being a human being.
by Corky
Fri Oct 02, 2020 8:10 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Trump has the virus
Replies: 34
Views: 1336

Re: Trump has the virus

I hope he survives as his VP is even more odious than him.
by Corky
Thu Oct 01, 2020 5:09 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Harry Wilson
Replies: 760
Views: 65271

Re: Harry Wilson

LTL keep posting how you like. Always found them interesting. The snide remarks are sadly to be expected on here. Interesting heat map for Hendrick I wonder if he thought he was Jan Molby and could run everything from the centre spot.
by Corky
Wed Sep 30, 2020 6:10 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: for Andrew Warning - Boring Stuff
Replies: 11
Views: 859

Re: for Andrew Warning - Boring Stuff

Yeh, but who's going to clean up all the water they leave behind🤔😂
by Corky
Wed Sep 30, 2020 6:08 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Tarks starts
Replies: 44
Views: 2288

Re: Tarks starts

Great news. Looks like hell will freeze over then.
by Corky
Wed Sep 30, 2020 5:48 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The Bud Fight, sorry Presidential Debate
Replies: 863
Views: 15372

Re: The Bud Fight, sorry Presidential Debate

let me give you just one for now assuming you watched the whole thing and listened to what was actually said, by that I mean what was actually said around a question when it was asked because so many here taking snippets of answers to justify there stance. Biden, Manufacturing went in to the hole b...
by Corky
Wed Sep 30, 2020 11:59 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Tarkowski touch and go for cup tie
Replies: 29
Views: 2513

Re: ARTICLE: Tarkowski touch and go for cup tie

My Mum was forever saying "you've got more chance of hell freezing over" I think we can apply that to Tarky playing tonight. It seems to me that Dyche isn't very good at telling porkies and he is getting himself in a tangle.
by Corky
Wed Sep 30, 2020 11:44 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The Bud Fight, sorry Presidential Debate
Replies: 863
Views: 15372

Re: The Bud Fight, sorry Presidential Debate

We need to acknowledge that both sides are responsible for acting inappropriately,of that there is no doubt. However it seems that some on here are suggesting that it is wrong to support Anti Fascists like my Father did back in the Thirties and then when he volunteered (didn't wait for call up) to f...
by Corky
Wed Sep 30, 2020 7:21 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The Bud Fight, sorry Presidential Debate
Replies: 863
Views: 15372

Re: The Bud Fight, sorry Presidential Debate

As I have said before the Democrats should have been bolder and gone for the man that is Bernie Sanders. With Biden who has shown in the past that he is not a great debater, he just needs to make sure he doesn't make any mistakes, rather then perform well.
by Corky
Tue Sep 29, 2020 12:10 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley - The most boring circus in the North West
Replies: 54
Views: 3843

Re: Burnley - The most boring circus in the North West

That is just like the tired old drivel that visiting managers trot out about us. We are who we are and if we had a bit of money we would be somebody else!
by Corky
Mon Sep 28, 2020 4:32 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: As a paying BFC customer, what do you feel you should be entitled to?
Replies: 55
Views: 2745

Re: As a paying BFC customer, what do you feel you should be entitled to?

As the OP has been so eloquent I will be as succinct as I can. We need Truth and Transparency.
by Corky
Sat Sep 26, 2020 1:04 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Tark - transfer
Replies: 1175
Views: 86287

Re: Tark - transfer

If, as I have seen mentioned, the release clause is £50m. then that, surely is the minimum he should go for.
by Corky
Fri Sep 25, 2020 4:30 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Is Dyche overstepping the mark now?
Replies: 103
Views: 5477

Re: Is Dyche overstepping the mark now?

Given that we have just signed someone, to me, it came across as a bit snide, a bit sarky and a bit pointless. Whether he was being disrespectful is a mute point. However, if I was Garlick and I held all the cards I would be smirking to myself thinking...it looks as though I have got away with anoth...
by Corky
Thu Sep 24, 2020 6:47 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Harry Wilson
Replies: 760
Views: 65271

Re: Harry Wilson

The comparisons with James made me think, fondly, of the abuse (all good natured) he used to get at Lowerhouse when he turned out for Burnley. Wilson not a cricketer as well is he?
by Corky
Wed Sep 23, 2020 6:48 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ALK Capital or Farnell/Elkashashy takeover
Replies: 3974
Views: 259142

Re: ALK Capital...

Wile E Coyote wrote:
Wed Sep 23, 2020 5:50 pm
how would a company such as ALK expect to see a return for their investors over a specific timeframe ?
By us winning the Champions League, silly.
by Corky
Tue Sep 22, 2020 9:41 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Who likes Boris?
Replies: 309
Views: 7875

Re: Who likes Boris?

I don't; and here are my reasons for so saying:- he lied whilst a journalist and got the sack. his ideas on the sanctity of marriage don't match mine. he has been an atrocious Father to his first set of children. he was an embarrassment as Foreign Secretary - see the TV programme on it, you may find...
by Corky
Tue Sep 22, 2020 7:43 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Who likes Boris?
Replies: 309
Views: 7875

Re: Who likes Boris?

mkmel wrote:
Tue Sep 22, 2020 6:58 pm
Is that you Johnson?
I don't think so. Not even he is that delusional, is he?
by Corky
Sun Sep 20, 2020 5:20 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Tarks injury
Replies: 178
Views: 13940

Re: Tarks injury

As I have said before, now is the ideal time to sell him to get maximum value. Burnley don’t need £40m+ players to achieve our target, which is staying in the Premier League. If we can get that sort of fee then selling him makes sense providing the money is reinvested in new players. Problem is tha...
by Corky
Sat Sep 19, 2020 5:09 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Tarks injury
Replies: 178
Views: 13940

Re: Tarks injury

I thought someone, possibly CT, on the Sheff Utd match thread the other night, said that if the cup game had been a league match then Tarks would have played. Has that changed any since then.
by Corky
Thu Sep 17, 2020 8:49 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Claret tony
Replies: 46
Views: 5145

Re: Claret tony

Whether he likes it or not he is a very good ambassador, for us the supporters and the club at large. Well worth the listen.
by Corky
Tue Sep 15, 2020 5:04 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley in crisis
Replies: 105
Views: 8936

Re: Burnley in crisis

boatshed bill wrote:
Tue Sep 15, 2020 4:45 pm
Cat 1 academy and no debt....some crisis!
Absolutely. The article is just spin...cup half empty sort of stuff. There may be an element of truth in some of it but taking a pragmatic view you have got to say that we are far from a club in crisis.
by Corky
Mon Sep 14, 2020 7:05 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Wow BJ eviscerates the EU!!!
Replies: 864
Views: 17807

Re: Wow BJ eviscerates the EU!!!

Bosscat wrote:
Mon Sep 14, 2020 5:33 pm
Never mind eh, only another 4+ years to go 🙂

Oh the joy of political threads on here 😂
You honestly think he'll last that long?
by Corky
Mon Sep 14, 2020 5:22 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Wow BJ eviscerates the EU!!!
Replies: 864
Views: 17807

Re: Wow BJ eviscerates the EU!!!

Targetman wrote:
Mon Sep 14, 2020 5:14 pm
BoJo??

Is that another Americanism?
I prefer falstaffian buffoon but BoJo is quite catchy. But probably lying, cheating Cnut is most accurate.
by Corky
Fri Sep 11, 2020 8:28 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: FAO AndrewJB, martin_p, aggi and friends
Replies: 19
Views: 805

Re: FAO AndrewJB, martin_p, aggi and friends

I once spent a whole weeks wages on a pair of sandals from Browns in South Molton St in London. 😁🤔
by Corky
Wed Sep 09, 2020 6:02 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: New 2% tax for all online purchases?
Replies: 40
Views: 2002

Re: New 2% tax for all online purchases?

I assume you'd rather they didn't bother trying to do something then? Personally I think the high Street is an outdated concept and it started going downhill when they created Superstores and retail parks. Online shopping has just speeded up the decline and even some of the Superstores have started...
by Corky
Wed Sep 09, 2020 5:18 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: New 2% tax for all online purchases?
Replies: 40
Views: 2002

Re: New 2% tax for all online purchases?

This is the Tory way of doing things. Make us all pay more whilst the likes of Amazon last year paid £293m in taxes whist sales (not profits) went up to £13.73 billion.
by Corky
Wed Sep 09, 2020 8:07 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Taxi for Southgate
Replies: 32
Views: 1999

Re: Taxi for Southgate

CFS wrote:
Wed Sep 09, 2020 12:42 am
I'm sorry Taylor isn't good enough to play international football.
You'll get over it.
by Corky
Fri Sep 04, 2020 7:54 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Hearts is a reminder of the Texaco Cup
Replies: 8
Views: 618

Re: ARTICLE: Hearts is a reminder of the Texaco Cup

I'd been living in London for a few years when we played and beat Hearts home and away and it still brings a smile to my face. I was sharing a house with a groups of Scots guys, all of whom were a great bunch, apart from a gobby loud mouthed racist/catholic hating Hearts fan. What fun I had after th...