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by atlantalad
Mon Nov 02, 2020 11:47 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Plumbing advice (Toilet)
Replies: 36
Views: 1140

Re: Plumbing advice (Toilet)

In your picture you can see a small flow of water coming out of the feed pipe( blue colour thing). Lift the black arm slightly and see if the water stops. If it doesn't then it either one of two things: a) the rubber diaphragm in the body - white plastic housing to which the blue outlet is attached-...
by atlantalad
Mon Nov 02, 2020 8:22 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: James Anderson Street Burnley
Replies: 36
Views: 2795

Re: James Anderson Street Burnley

May be the short section of Ormerod road next to Queen's Park, outside his old school. Less admin as only the school on that section.
by atlantalad
Sat Oct 31, 2020 10:57 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Web site design
Replies: 10
Views: 775

Re: Web site design

Brilliant gesture Capt. How philanthropic of you. When is the "Visit Barley" website being launched? If you want any photos I am sure a few here will be able to supply. 😀
by atlantalad
Wed Oct 28, 2020 10:05 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Stocks and shares during covid
Replies: 122
Views: 6913

Re: Stocks and shares during covid

Rolls Royce shares taking a drubbing today~ down 60% after the company try and raise £6bn. At the same time unions calling for 3 week strike at Barnoldswick plant for fear of plant closure and moving Trent blade technology to Singapore. Seems to me the company is fighting for survival and doing its ...
by atlantalad
Tue Oct 27, 2020 12:11 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Bus Crash
Replies: 59
Views: 4907

Re: Bus Crash

Besides the bus being grey, if the SUV driver uses the excuse there were no stop or give way signs on the exit of that cart track then they need their license taking away and should have to undergo a driving retest.
by atlantalad
Fri Oct 02, 2020 12:29 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: England squad announcement
Replies: 38
Views: 2023

Re: England squad announcement

Vegas Claret wrote:
Fri Oct 02, 2020 12:05 am
Southgate out
Aye, and maintain social distancing by using the Northgate in.
by atlantalad
Mon Aug 10, 2020 12:38 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Modern Day Things That **** You Off
Replies: 189
Views: 7226

Re: Modern Day Things That **** You Off

People who continually say " you know what I mean" at the end of every sentence when in a discussion/interviewed on TV. How irritating init...... you know what I mean? Also those who start a sentence with the phrase " It's like....." or "Me, personally....." Phil Nevilles patently obvious, descripti...
by atlantalad
Mon Aug 10, 2020 12:20 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Hope Technology, Barnoldswick
Replies: 21
Views: 2688

Re: Hope Technology, Barnoldswick

Think that's one of the companies Guy Martin gets his bespoke engineered kits from when doing world record speed attempts.
by atlantalad
Sun Aug 09, 2020 12:14 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Modern Day Things That **** You Off
Replies: 189
Views: 7226

Re: Modern Day Things That **** You Off

Some serious irritants nominated already on this thread. Two linguistic trends make me grind my teeth to dust :- 1 “Would of” and “Could of” instead of “would/could HAVE” 2. “ Can I get a coffee ?” Err , no because it’s round this side of the counter but you could HAVE one if I make it for you. Wha...
by atlantalad
Thu Aug 06, 2020 1:15 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: New North of England Lockdown Laws coming into force on 5th August
Replies: 109
Views: 7722

Re: New North of England Lockdown Laws coming into force on 5th August

Burnley1989 wrote:
Wed Aug 05, 2020 8:07 pm
No worse than a packed pub
Following on with the above logic I'd say a closed mosque is much more of a risk than packed pub.
by atlantalad
Wed Aug 05, 2020 1:18 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Banned Audi Advert
Replies: 33
Views: 2635

Re: Banned Audi Advert

dsr wrote:
Wed Aug 05, 2020 12:46 am
What - a child eating a banana after the driver couldn't see her below the windscreen? :shock:
Don't be silly. The child would quickly drop the banana on being struck and..... fall off the front of the truck when it stopped. 🙂

I've seen mannequins, dolls, stuffed toys, big dummies ......
by atlantalad
Wed Aug 05, 2020 12:44 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Banned Audi Advert
Replies: 33
Views: 2635

Re: Banned Audi Advert

I've seen something similar stuck to the front of our local green bin recycling truck.
by atlantalad
Wed Aug 05, 2020 12:07 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: New North of England Lockdown Laws coming into force on 5th August
Replies: 109
Views: 7722

Re: New North of England Lockdown Laws coming into force on 5th August

The correlation between wards and cases speaks volumes.

But hush....
by atlantalad
Sun Jul 26, 2020 2:30 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Reminiscing
Replies: 108
Views: 4047

Re: Reminiscing

Triangular ices in those paper cartons: jubilees. Lucky bags. Licorice sticks, black jacks, 1/3 pint milk at school. The cylindrical bearings we called "ironies". We used to get them from passing some kind of iron works recycler near Sandy Gate on school lunch trips to the school canteen which doubl...
by atlantalad
Sun Jul 26, 2020 12:44 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Covid-19
Replies: 13866
Views: 355454

Re: Covid-19

So people think it's safe to travel during a major pandemic.


Human ace is not as intelligent as being made out!
by atlantalad
Wed Jul 15, 2020 12:24 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: adeola friday
Replies: 25891
Views: 1133083

Re: adeola friday

Bats
by atlantalad
Sun Jul 05, 2020 5:56 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Alternative Pub Names For These Times
Replies: 57
Views: 1648

Re: Alternative Pub Names For These Times

The Keepout Inn
by atlantalad
Sat Jun 13, 2020 9:53 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Newbury 4.55
Replies: 11
Views: 957

Re: Newbury 4.55

fanzone wrote:
Fri Jun 12, 2020 11:15 pm
So it lost then

Era of inclusivity.... it's the taking part that counts.😉
by atlantalad
Thu Jun 11, 2020 1:03 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Leaves see.
Replies: 23
Views: 1448

Re: Leaves see.

The only leaves I've seen looking at me really intently such that I could see their eyes looked like this
by atlantalad
Thu Jun 11, 2020 12:46 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: O/T Looking for (ex BT) telephone engineer
Replies: 1
Views: 377

Re: O/T Looking for (ex BT) telephone engineer

Not sure if he's ex BT but I believe one lives in Wichita.
by atlantalad
Mon Jun 08, 2020 2:07 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Trading 212 and buying shares
Replies: 17
Views: 1213

Re: Trading 212 and buying shares

Problem with funds, especially Baillie Gif American B is it takes a few days to buy and a few days to sell so you are not sure what price you are buying into nor selling at. Not right good under current volatile market conditions. I had Baillie Gif American before crash in March and was up 50% ( ove...
by atlantalad
Fri Jun 05, 2020 12:35 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: 5 subs allowed in remaining games
Replies: 60
Views: 1770

Re: 5 subs allowed in remaining games

Novel way of social isolating the team although I think there would be enough room in a couple or three at the most. Will they be yellow? Hope we get a lot more rain this month otherwise they'd be useless manoeuvring on the pitch.
by atlantalad
Thu Jun 04, 2020 12:04 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Farmers fields
Replies: 78
Views: 4230

Re: Farmers fields

NottsClaret wrote:
Thu Jun 04, 2020 10:08 am
Unless you're an agitated and defensive chimpanzee in captivity.
May be a reaction of primates in lockdown?
by atlantalad
Thu Jun 04, 2020 12:54 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Would the Ancient Greeks have...
Replies: 20
Views: 1102

Re: Would the Ancient Greeks have...

That was when it ended, is it? That was the decline. atlantalad, you can cut a square out of a piece of paper, but a piece of paper doesn't make a square. Two different perspectives Pstotto. You see the square hole cut in the paper. I see the square shaped piece cut out of the paper. If you were to...
by atlantalad
Thu Jun 04, 2020 12:42 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Farmers fields
Replies: 78
Views: 4230

Re: Farmers fields

Yeah sounds good. I’ll direct message my address if that’s ok though as want to make sure we keep numbers down to 30ish. Why would they be coming into my house though? And do you know why I think the farmer was wrong? Because he broke the law. Or do you think it’s right to break the law? If someone...
by atlantalad
Tue Jun 02, 2020 7:04 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Would the Ancient Greeks have...
Replies: 20
Views: 1102

Re: Would the Ancient Greeks have...

Undoubtedly.

When observing the constellation of Ursa Major Cassandra the soothsayer of Troy saw that two juxtaposed three sided polygons did indeed make a square.
by atlantalad
Fri May 29, 2020 1:02 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Political compass
Replies: 48
Views: 1609

Re: Political compass

Nearly hit the crosshairs. -0.5, 1.0
by atlantalad
Fri May 29, 2020 12:31 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Dental Surgeries to re open
Replies: 43
Views: 1236

Re: Dental Surgeries to re open

It's not just that, it's the extremely high risk from aerosols that requires very specialised PPE that isn't widely available. The very few Urgent dental centres that were set up to deal with emergencies struggled. Why can a dentist open but a hairdresser can't? Now you have got me very worried. I ...
by atlantalad
Tue May 26, 2020 2:32 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Dominic Cummings
Replies: 874
Views: 19522

Re: Dominic Cummings

Someone posters seem to be in a right old melt down on here. Watch your blood pressure guys. Why should the guy resign? He is merely an advisor. He's not an MP, he's not a govt minister, he's not a science/medical advisor from whom the govt derive their guidance and develop the 5 point plan (~ unlik...
by atlantalad
Tue May 12, 2020 10:03 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Charging a car battery
Replies: 20
Views: 1043

Re: Charging a car battery

Hope your back is ok, Atlanta! Back is fine thanks. Just had to be careful of the kick back and not spraining / breaking my wrists😀. Happy days tinkering around with those old cars. I developed a considerable amount of mechanical skills in my youth through necessity. Haynes manuals were a god send....
by atlantalad
Tue May 12, 2020 12:37 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Stay Alert
Replies: 499
Views: 12626

Re: Stay Alert

So, I can go outside and meet one person of my family, or anyone else as long as i social distance - stay at least 2_metres away. But only one person I then go to a supermarket queue, all spaced 2 metres apart and I meet 2 people. This is ok Explain please? From your statements "This is ok. Explain...
by atlantalad
Tue May 12, 2020 12:06 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Charging a car battery
Replies: 20
Views: 1043

Re: Charging a car battery

In the back of my mind I recall reading that you should make sure you do not have the ignition switched on when attaching a live charger. People stated that such an action caused havoc with the electronics of Toyota vehicles. Not sure how true this is though. I have always prefered to charge a car b...
by atlantalad
Mon May 11, 2020 1:34 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Stay Alert
Replies: 499
Views: 12626

Re: Stay Alert

Reading through many of the above posts I am wondering how many of the posters have managed to survive thus far in life. Seriously, many seemingly lack the common sense and competence to make decisions for themselves. May be it's because they were exposed to a spoon fed education system. They must g...
by atlantalad
Mon Apr 20, 2020 12:24 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: cycle route to malham
Replies: 133
Views: 5967

Re: cycle route to malham

There is, & people have been doing it all weekend with no apparent problems ....... Walkers have been leaving alcohol wet wipes at the stiles when crossing into fields, it’s been more of an issue with dogs off the leads in the fields with the lambing season, some people are desperately trying to fi...
by atlantalad
Fri Apr 17, 2020 8:00 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Flexible plastic rod
Replies: 27
Views: 1754

Re: Flexible plastic rod

As Jel suggested above. You can get 160 mm pvc underground drainage pipe and slice it into rings of appropriate width. Bit yucky brown colour mind, but builders merchants should have the 160 mm size. If you don't want the 3 m length they have some short broken / cracked rejects that you could try.
by atlantalad
Thu Apr 16, 2020 5:59 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Flexible plastic rod
Replies: 27
Views: 1754

Re: Flexible plastic rod

Hi Hipper. Looks like you are not improvising but wanting to make something that looks both professional and functional. If it was me I would look at 3D priniting as this gives you much more control over dimensions and you can even print in the notch and hole feature. Use ABS or even PP as the plast...
by atlantalad
Thu Apr 16, 2020 1:23 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Flexible plastic rod
Replies: 27
Views: 1754

Re: Flexible plastic rod

Guessing here but seems like you are improvising and intend to make visors? Easiest way to form 160mm dia structure may be using 10 mm copper tube - bend over a 80mm rad former. If you need it to be a plastic then you may also consider something like a plastic curtain track and thermoforming ( use h...
by atlantalad
Tue Apr 07, 2020 12:07 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Some Good Advice Re Breathing
Replies: 12
Views: 1447

Re: Some Good Advice Re Breathing

:oops:

🤢

😛
by atlantalad
Mon Apr 06, 2020 1:20 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Covid-19
Replies: 13866
Views: 355454

Re: Covid-19

Not a fan of these data curves since data can easily be manipulated to prove a point. As they say: Lies, damned lies, and statistics. I have seen several log graphs that seem to have arbitrary start points. For instance if take days since 100 mortalities then this can affect the upward trajectory. I...
by atlantalad
Mon Apr 06, 2020 11:25 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Covid-19
Replies: 13866
Views: 355454

Re: Covid-19

With the rules in place should it really be able to get across to Burnley and Pendle and spread or will we be lucky and miss it? According to Evergreen coronavirus app it is already prevalent in the Burnley area: " Most areas showed that more than 90 percent of people who may have coronavirus are k...
by atlantalad
Sun Apr 05, 2020 9:31 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Fear of Social Gatherings - The Future
Replies: 72
Views: 3257

Re: Fear of Social Gatherings - The Future

One of the changes I’m praying for is less British goods being made in the far East purely on cost. It’s this that has spread this virus so rapidly. Business men back and forward out there trading bugs. Build British, buy British will be needed to get the country through the economic shitstorm ahea...
by atlantalad
Sat Apr 04, 2020 8:35 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Covid-19
Replies: 13866
Views: 355454

Re: Covid-19

Hi mdd2. Yes I should have used the correct scientific terminology: RNA, but I thought using this may be OTT on here. (My son works in a biotech company in SF bay area and his expertise is genomics – re-coding DNA of bacteria to make them do useful functions, so I am aware of the distinction and use...
by atlantalad
Thu Apr 02, 2020 6:18 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Covid-19
Replies: 13866
Views: 355454

Re: Covid-19

Funding issue - they get £4.5 bn a year public funding.
by atlantalad
Thu Apr 02, 2020 6:08 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Covid-19
Replies: 13866
Views: 355454

Re: Covid-19

So, according to the latest update by Hancoxk today the bottleneck in testing is the PHE. The PHE's response to fighting the virus has been wholly lacking. They do not seem to have tried to coordinate a national response to fight the virus. Instead, they seem to have kept efforts in-house and have b...
by atlantalad
Thu Apr 02, 2020 2:51 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Covid-19
Replies: 13866
Views: 355454

Re: Covid-19

Thanks for the link Combatclaret. Some very interesting reading when you go through some of the references. https://meduza.io/en/feature/2020/03/21/the-ventilator-problem Just doing some simple sums. UK currently has 8175 ventilators and total of 114,000 hospital beds. If, in worse case, assume ever...
by atlantalad
Thu Apr 02, 2020 1:50 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Covid-19
Replies: 13866
Views: 355454

Re: Covid-19

Yes probably - especially as that peak is currently predicted to be on the 12th April. You can’t reverse 10 years of cutbacks in 2 or 3 weeks. Remember Germanys starting position was 30,000 ventilators before the crisis - ours was 6,000. Germany having 30,000 ventilators - do you have the source? F...
by atlantalad
Thu Apr 02, 2020 1:40 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Covid-19
Replies: 13866
Views: 355454

Re: Covid-19

Seems there has been quite a bit of discussion on here about testing especially in relation to what Germany has achieved. Thought I would share this article for those interested as I think its a really good piece that explores a lot of different ideas. Its a longish read but as I say if interested ...
by atlantalad
Wed Apr 01, 2020 12:05 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Covid-19
Replies: 13866
Views: 355454

Re: Covid-19

In press conference today when was asked about low number of tests being done Gove said there was now a shortage of chemicals needed to make new testing kits. Peston: "I've just talked to the Chemical Industries Association, which represents the UK's very substantial chemicals industry. It has cont...
by atlantalad
Tue Mar 31, 2020 1:32 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Things you're doing differnet at home now
Replies: 27
Views: 863

Re: Things you're doing differnet at home now

Spend hours at a time sat on the floor pitching a baseball against a wall opposite.



Ps, wish I could escape to the open (quiet) roads on my Bandit 650.
by atlantalad
Sat Mar 28, 2020 12:15 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Boris Watch
Replies: 895
Views: 22925

Re: Boris Watch

Yeah, don't forget three men leading the UK’s response to the pandemic – Johnson, Hancock and Whitty – must now do so from quarantine because they've contracted it themselves by not taking it seriously enough. Inspiring. Claret-On-A-T-Rex wrote: ↑Sat Dec 14, 2019 8:05 am UK Citizens won't be able t...