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by SammyBoy
Mon Jul 22, 2019 2:14 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Poker
Replies: 80
Views: 1070

Re: Poker

I played a lot for about 5 years, regular home games with mates and countless hours online, I'd say I probably broke even overall. I eventually got bored of the constant grind and tried different hobbies so it's been at least 2 years since I've played a hand, but I would like to take it up again. I ...
by SammyBoy
Mon Jul 22, 2019 1:43 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Poker
Replies: 80
Views: 1070

Re: Poker

I meant on the table. When it comes down to heads-up, an awful lot depends on luck - you play the hands, unless you see the tells. I stand by what I said, and win a lot. But everybody is different and play different ways. Would have to disagree, in heads up the actual hands lose a lot of their sign...
by SammyBoy
Sat Jul 20, 2019 8:02 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Podcasts?
Replies: 22
Views: 1271

Re: Podcasts?

S Town - By the makers of Serial.
by SammyBoy
Sat Jul 20, 2019 7:39 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Job offer at the Turf
Replies: 31
Views: 2762

Re: Job offer at the Turf

Not much on there about what the club can offer the successful candidate, not even a mention of salary. Whenever I was looking for jobs I always saw stuff like that as a massive red flag.
by SammyBoy
Tue Jul 16, 2019 10:30 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Bleazard inducted into Wisden Hall of Fame
Replies: 16
Views: 1011

Re: Bleazard inducted into Wisden Hall of Fame

I was taught by Blez for several years at Habergham, he was one of those teachers you just knew not to step out of line with and had complete control of the classroom. Nice fella though and I never had any problems with him but he gave out some real bollockings.
by SammyBoy
Sat Jul 13, 2019 11:14 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: What is your second favorite sport
Replies: 64
Views: 1398

Re: What is your second favorite sport

Boxing, with cricket a close third.
by SammyBoy
Fri Jul 05, 2019 1:48 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Two (tennis) sets are too few...
Replies: 7
Views: 281

Re: Two (tennis) sets are too few...

Couldn't they just do 5 sets like the men?
by SammyBoy
Wed Jul 03, 2019 9:28 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Glen Little’s Top Ten Goals
Replies: 28
Views: 1487

Re: Glen Little’s Top Ten Goals

He was definitely Premier League quality, if you listen to the podcast link posted above he mentions City bid 5 million for him that year we were top at Christmas then collapsed, but we turned it down and they bought Jon Macken instead. In that interview he says he didn't dare mention leaving to Sta...
by SammyBoy
Sat Jun 29, 2019 8:17 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Pakistan beat Afghanistan
Replies: 16
Views: 903

Re: Pakistan beat Afghanistan

Rileybobs wrote:You mean no mention here?

https://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/cricket/48812583


Come on, man. Don’t let reality get in the way of a good agenda.
by SammyBoy
Wed Jun 26, 2019 2:46 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Crouchfest
Replies: 8
Views: 2080

Re: Crouchfest

Dyched wrote:I honestly think he still thinks it’s 1996


46 years old and still doing the Manc scallywag routine :roll:
by SammyBoy
Mon Jun 24, 2019 9:14 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Jimmy Dunne
Replies: 31
Views: 4698

Re: Jimmy Dunne

My mates a Sunderland ST holder and said he was a bit of a clogger. Not sure if it was Dunne himself or the way they set up but that was what he reported back.
by SammyBoy
Mon Jun 24, 2019 6:59 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Barton and Marney win places in the midfield
Replies: 9
Views: 852

Re: ARTICLE: Barton and Marney win places in the midfield

Feel for Hendrick, he's a much better player than 2% suggests.
by SammyBoy
Tue Jun 18, 2019 4:54 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Top Gear
Replies: 22
Views: 1392

Re: Top Gear

I watched an episode of Top Gear ages ago. Clarkson and his two sidekicks went on a road trip and hilarity ensued. At the end they "accidentally" burned out a perfectly good caravan. It might just be me, but being so obviously staged made it feel a little pointless, kind of like how WWF wa...
by SammyBoy
Tue Jun 18, 2019 10:54 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Harvey joins Stafford Rangers
Replies: 8
Views: 630

Re: ARTICLE: Harvey joins Stafford Rangers

Paulclaret wrote:Yes he does. He's a teacher.


Fair enough, it'll be a decent side income I'd imagine.
by SammyBoy
Tue Jun 18, 2019 10:47 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Harvey joins Stafford Rangers
Replies: 8
Views: 630

Re: ARTICLE: Harvey joins Stafford Rangers

Genuine question, at that level do you think he'll have another job?
by SammyBoy
Fri Jun 14, 2019 8:01 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Ade, Ade, Ade ...
Replies: 24
Views: 1980

Re: Ade, Ade, Ade ...

I thought he was going to be an absolute donkey but he turned out to be one of my favourite Burnley strikers, not the most graceful or technically gifted but a nightmare for defenders and had serious pace during his first spell.
by SammyBoy
Wed Jun 12, 2019 12:38 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Scratchcards - What's the most you have won ?
Replies: 38
Views: 1264

Re: Scratchcards - What's the most you have won ?

As somebody who doesn't use scratchcards, people buying scratchcards is one of my pets hates. I've been in a rush a few times stuck behind them, usually takes them ages to convey to the cashier which specific one they want as well. Then you have the ones who actually scratch and check it at the chec...
by SammyBoy
Tue Jun 11, 2019 9:11 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: What happened to spunkybackpack?
Replies: 4
Views: 812

Re: What happened to spunkybackpack?

A few of the old crowd didn't make it across, 1959_60 being another.
by SammyBoy
Tue Jun 11, 2019 8:26 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The next Labour leader
Replies: 56
Views: 1998

Re: The next Labour leader

You mean like the Mirror, Guardian, Independent, Observer - which you are abviously not 2019 circulation of The Mirror, The Guardian, The Independent, The Observer - Circa 1.1 million. 2019 circulation of The Sun, The Daily Mail, The Telegraph, The Daily Express, The Times - Circa 3.6 million (Not ...
by SammyBoy
Tue Jun 11, 2019 11:20 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The next Labour leader
Replies: 56
Views: 1998

Re: The next Labour leader

Wouldn't surprise me if the people lamenting the loss of the gains made under Blair are also the first to stick the boot in whenever his names mentioned (Iraq, financial crash etc). There are definitely certain people who claim to have 'always been Labour' with whom Labour can simply never win.
by SammyBoy
Sat Jun 08, 2019 8:33 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Youtube
Replies: 36
Views: 1654

Re: Youtube

YouTube is brilliant and the only form of social media I still use, being a spoon fed millennial the tutorial of how to change a bulb on a Peugeot 206 was invaluable.
by SammyBoy
Thu Jun 06, 2019 1:51 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Blackburn To Be Sold?
Replies: 24
Views: 2605

Re: Blackburn To Be Sold?

elwaclaret wrote:That’s Leeds, Newcastle and Wovers he’s been buying this week....


Not forgetting Forest.
by SammyBoy
Thu Jun 06, 2019 1:39 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Blackburn To Be Sold?
Replies: 24
Views: 2605

Blackburn To Be Sold?

Haven't seen this posted already but my B*stard supporting colleague has just linked me to this. Hopefully Venkys will hold out :lol:

http://sportsrecents.com/psg-president-nasser-al-khelaifi-wants-to-takeover-blackburn-rovers/
by SammyBoy
Sat Jun 01, 2019 9:23 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Identity Fraud
Replies: 16
Views: 1605

Re: Identity Fraud

I sent a screen shot of your post to my mate who works in anti fraud for Capital One’s head office in Nottingham and he said it’s a legit letter.
by SammyBoy
Fri May 24, 2019 6:58 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: If you could re-live one goal celebration .....
Replies: 78
Views: 3206

Re: If you could re-live one goal celebration .....

Hyde vs Blackburn (First time I saw us score against them)
Keane vs Boro
Elliott vs Sheff Utd
by SammyBoy
Thu May 23, 2019 3:26 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Gabor Kiralyi
Replies: 48
Views: 3969

Re: Gabor Kiralyi

I was young at the time but one of my lasting memories of Paul Crichton was how far up the pitch he'd get when the action was in the oppositions final third. I swear he was near the centre circle at one stage.
by SammyBoy
Thu May 23, 2019 1:28 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: The Naked Truth
Replies: 10425
Views: 155339

Re: Brexit: The Naked Truth

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by SammyBoy
Thu May 23, 2019 1:25 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Another one Shilton couldnt save
Replies: 17
Views: 1752

Re: Another one Shilton couldnt save

Had my parents named me "Buddy Bear", I'd have legally changed my name to something completely normal like Steve at the earliest opportunity.
by SammyBoy
Wed May 22, 2019 8:11 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: That peter crouch podcast
Replies: 13
Views: 857

Re: That peter crouch podcast

Crouchie’s pod is decent, but I got a bit bored after a while as it’s so focused on just his career. If you liked it try The Magic Sponge and Undr The Cosh as well (spelt Undr), there’s a bit more variety as it’s a new guest each week. I listened to the Glen Little episode of The Magic Sponge yester...
by SammyBoy
Tue May 21, 2019 9:55 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Steven Caldwell on Radio Lancs
Replies: 13
Views: 1834

Re: Steven Caldwell on Radio Lancs

Apparently Eckersley packed in the football in his mid-late 20s and now runs a vegan supermarket down South.
by SammyBoy
Tue May 21, 2019 9:50 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Steven Caldwell on Radio Lancs
Replies: 13
Views: 1834

Re: Steven Caldwell on Radio Lancs

I remember watching a reserve fixture at Accy Stanley against Hull I think it was, and Jay broke his foot. Lee Roche went on a crazy run down the wing but as we all know he didn't have the brain to go around people so used to try and run through them, all you could hear in a strong Scottish accent ...
by SammyBoy
Tue May 21, 2019 9:01 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Lowerhouse v Burnley Cricket Rivalry
Replies: 86
Views: 4359

Re: Lowerhouse v Burnley Cricket Rivalry

I'm a casual fan but Lowerhouse is a really well run club and a cracking day out when the weathers right. That said if I had to pick a side it'd be Burnley as I spent a lot of my childhood up that way and had many a kick about on the cricket field in the off season. To be honest there are plenty of ...
by SammyBoy
Mon May 20, 2019 1:05 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The BBC......
Replies: 15
Views: 2051

Re: The BBC......

I'm convinced there's a chunk of the UK population (my Dad included) that enjoy getting home from work, turning on the TV and spending an hour seething at the BBC. Seriously lads, life's too short to be flapping about whether Reeta Chakrabarti is reading the news based on merit or skin colour.
by SammyBoy
Thu May 16, 2019 9:23 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Podcast Recommendation
Replies: 6
Views: 457

Re: Podcast Recommendation

Give Undr The Cosh a try. Jon Parkin and Chris Brown basically just chatting about footy with a different guest every week. The Brett Ormerod and Nicky Weaver episodes are hysterical.

https://podtail.com/en/podcast/undr-the-cosh/
by SammyBoy
Wed May 15, 2019 3:27 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Should the Club commission a song to sing?
Replies: 24
Views: 704

Re: Should the Club commission a song to sing?

ClaretAndJew wrote:Listen to this song and then delete this thread and never have a thought like that again

https://youtu.be/XgPNIzyeOxs


*SHUDDER*
by SammyBoy
Tue May 14, 2019 9:20 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Cats Whiskers/The Hop Reunion 2019
Replies: 20
Views: 1676

Re: Cats Whiskers/The Hop Reunion 2019

theroyaldyche wrote:Fluidz.

2000 heads in


Aye, I heard about that one a couple of weeks ago but I’m sure I remember something about a specific Sidewalk one on Good Friday, think it was at Mr Greens or Vogue. Probably wasn’t 2000 at that though.
by SammyBoy
Tue May 14, 2019 4:05 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Cats Whiskers/The Hop Reunion 2019
Replies: 20
Views: 1676

Re: Cats Whiskers/The Hop Reunion 2019

Mr Greens seems to be tapping into the reunion market. Apparently there was a Sidewalk 53 one there over Easter.

Edit - Might've been at Vogue/Mode actually, needless to say, I didn't go :lol:
by SammyBoy
Mon May 13, 2019 2:49 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Sky on the state of football
Replies: 13
Views: 1712

Re: Sky on the state of football

Mmm - whisper it quietly - the Bar Stewards down the road? Ouch! That hurt. :( :lol: I did my best to avoid giving that lot a mention. I suppose in one respect they are much smaller than the current top 6, but at the time I'm led to believe chucking large amounts of cash at it was a big contributor...
by SammyBoy
Mon May 13, 2019 12:10 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Sky on the state of football
Replies: 13
Views: 1712

Re: Sky on the state of football

By good old days they must mean way before they themselves turned up. Aside from the freak year Leicester won the league, when was the last time a truly smaller club "broke through"? Everton finished 4th didn't they in 2005, but they're hardly small - Ipswich perhaps in 2001 when they came...
by SammyBoy
Mon May 13, 2019 12:01 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brighton sack Hughton
Replies: 113
Views: 6661

Re: Brighton sack Hughton

I'm not surprised to be honest. I've frequented their forum a number of times over the past few years and a sizeable number of their fans genuinely believe they're more likely to crack the top 6 than be relegated. I imagine they will want somebody with a bit more sparkle sparkle than Chris Hughton.
by SammyBoy
Thu May 09, 2019 4:59 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The Secret Footballer
Replies: 8
Views: 781

Re: The Secret Footballer

I read 'What Goes On Tour' during a recent flight, having read the first one years ago (also on a flight). It's ok but I'm not sure how much more can be squeezed out of the concept, although some of the stories were quite interesting. Especially a bit about how lower league footballers try and keep ...
by SammyBoy
Wed May 08, 2019 12:05 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Line of Duty
Replies: 220
Views: 11548

Re: Line of Duty

I found the final episode of the latest season to be flaky at best, and the Morse code part utterly laughable. However, I'm willing to cut them some slack as it's been an excellent show to date.
by SammyBoy
Tue May 07, 2019 3:52 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Trippier
Replies: 50
Views: 6118

Re: Trippier

Wile E Coyote wrote:what reason would spurs fans hate him? he has looked outstanding for them whenever i have seen him play for them.


I'm a massive Trippier fan but he's had some terrible games this season.
by SammyBoy
Sun Apr 28, 2019 5:18 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Dwight McNeil
Replies: 51
Views: 4214

Re: Dwight McNeil

Taxi!
by SammyBoy
Sat Apr 20, 2019 9:09 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The Yorkshire Ripper Files
Replies: 34
Views: 2462

Re: The Yorkshire Ripper Files

I also agree that the police sketches were incredibly accurate, and I can't believe he wasn't rumbled based on that. I'd like to think if I'd been one of Sutcliffe's colleagues at the time, and was reading the paper on my break, I'd have thought "bloody hell, that's Pete".
by SammyBoy
Fri Apr 19, 2019 10:27 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Oliver Norwood....
Replies: 34
Views: 4094

Re: Oliver Norwood....

After watching the Sheff Utd game today I had a look at his Wikipedia page and found he's twice won promotion to the Premier League but almost immediately been transferred back to a Championship club. Hope he gets his chance to play there next year.

Edit - Winston beat me to it :D
by SammyBoy
Wed Apr 10, 2019 3:31 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: What music are you listening to right now
Replies: 74
Views: 1612

Re: What music are you listening to right now

In Rainbows by Radiohead.
by SammyBoy
Sun Mar 24, 2019 11:25 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Disappearance of Madeleine McCann
Replies: 168
Views: 7013

Re: Disappearance of Madeleine McCann

One thing that seems certain is that the investigation into the whole affair, regardless of what actually happened, seems to have been utterly bungled.
by SammyBoy
Mon Mar 18, 2019 10:28 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Disappearance of Madeleine McCann
Replies: 168
Views: 7013

Re: Disappearance of Madeleine McCann

The last time this thread appeared on here someone accused Gordon Brown of personally being involved in the cover up.
by SammyBoy
Thu Mar 14, 2019 4:15 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: WH Smiths in Skipton
Replies: 40
Views: 2409

Re: WH Smiths in Skipton

I presume they were locals, Steeton's not exactly the sort of place you'd go for a day out.

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