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by SammyBoy
Fri Dec 13, 2019 11:58 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Next labour leader?
Replies: 97
Views: 2760

Re: Next labour leader?

He'd be a great choice,but there's no chance of Momentum endorsing somebody look him,far too sensible a candidate for their marxist ideology. I can see a breakaway Labour party emerging from the wreckage,as the pramatists will realise that's the only way of winning power. I remember Jarvis being to...
by SammyBoy
Fri Dec 13, 2019 11:44 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Next labour leader?
Replies: 97
Views: 2760

Re: Next labour leader?

beddie wrote:
Fri Dec 13, 2019 11:18 am
Perhaps Chuka will come back, it's been downhill for him since he left, even with his new party.
He's possibly the politician I despise the most, and I had a wry smile when I saw he lost his seat. A flicker of light on an otherwise grim political night for me.
by SammyBoy
Fri Dec 13, 2019 11:06 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Next labour leader?
Replies: 97
Views: 2760

Re: Next labour leader?

It's vital Labour get this next appointment right, and they need someone who's going to appeal to "Burnley Man" type voters. A decent amount of the damage will be repaired simply by getting rid of Corbyn and Abbott. Whether it's entirely fair or not, a lot of people just plain don't like them, and a...
by SammyBoy
Thu Dec 12, 2019 8:13 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The UTC GE poll
Replies: 163
Views: 4377

Re: The UTC GE poll

Labour 7
by SammyBoy
Fri Dec 06, 2019 8:03 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Thanks for your patience and welcome back
Replies: 83
Views: 3143

Re: Thanks for your patience and welcome back

I also ventured onto the old site, what a travesty that place is these days. The weirdest bit is the one poster who seems to post Zionist conspiracy stuff on every thread - bonkers.
by SammyBoy
Thu Dec 05, 2019 2:13 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The Irishman
Replies: 15
Views: 1622

Re: The Irishman

I thought it was good but I wish he'd used new actors. Despite the special effects to make the cast appear younger it didn't seem convincing to me, and this scene in particular was laughably bad, De Niro moves like he's every bit of his 76 years :lol: :lol: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TFhnseX5unc
by SammyBoy
Thu Dec 05, 2019 9:00 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Thanks for your patience and welcome back
Replies: 83
Views: 3143

Re: Thanks for your patience and welcome back

Thank God this place is back up and running, nearly had to do some work for a minute.
by SammyBoy
Fri Nov 22, 2019 8:33 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley Fans & Hate Crime
Replies: 101
Views: 3117

Re: Burnley Fans & Hate Crime

There was a guy in front of me vs Spurs either last year or the year before that actually turned to his guffawing pals and did the "slanty eyes" thing when Son came on, and then proceeded to make up an improv song about how he eats dogs, he was genuinely acting like he'd never seen a Korean bloke. T...
by SammyBoy
Thu Nov 21, 2019 11:27 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley Fans & Hate Crime
Replies: 101
Views: 3117

Re: Burnley Fans & Hate Crime

Not sure how we compare to other clubs but I've heard some proper grim stuff on the Turf.
by SammyBoy
Wed Nov 20, 2019 10:21 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: General Election Is On
Replies: 4891
Views: 65099

Re: General Election Is On

The UK is largely seen as a safe haven for Russian money so those donations don't surprise me at all.
by SammyBoy
Tue Nov 19, 2019 10:24 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: 2019 Burnley Election Forecast Competition ...
Replies: 87
Views: 3583

Re: 2019 Burnley Election Forecast Competition ...

Birtwhistle. LD. 10%
Briggs Ind. 1%
Cooper.Lab. 38%
Fisk. Green. 6%
Hegginbottom C 32%
Brexit Scott. 12%
Helsby Ind. 1%
by SammyBoy
Fri Nov 15, 2019 11:41 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Great headers
Replies: 50
Views: 1371

Re: Great headers

I was gutted that Wood's goal was chalked off, it was a beauty. I recall Andy Carroll got a decent one for England going back a few tournaments.
by SammyBoy
Thu Nov 07, 2019 9:06 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: OT: X43 Bus
Replies: 30
Views: 1899

Re: OT: X43 Bus

Haven’t got the X43 much since I started driving but I remember it being fairly tedious at peak times.
by SammyBoy
Wed Nov 06, 2019 4:50 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: You think you know someone, but actually you dont
Replies: 32
Views: 2057

Re: You think you know someone, but actually you dont

A lad I used to knock about with at school is now apparently a convicted paedophile, I found out courtesy of an article a mate showed me in the Daily Mail - he was a bit rough around the edges even as a kid but would never have suspected anything like that.
by SammyBoy
Fri Nov 01, 2019 12:32 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Having some trouble with tup
Replies: 21
Views: 1462

Re: Having some trouble with tup

One of the few things I miss about the old site was that a username allowed you to post on different clubs boards without creating a separate account, there used to be some real characters - pnethor springs to mind :lol: :lol:
by SammyBoy
Wed Oct 30, 2019 8:16 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Remembering Eli
Replies: 39
Views: 2073

Re: Remembering Eli

13 years ago, crikey time flies, RIP Eli!
by SammyBoy
Mon Oct 28, 2019 2:30 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Footy Mad Cities
Replies: 49
Views: 1733

Re: Footy Mad Cities

Do you still live there? I used to see a girl who lived in Enderby and I never really thought of them as a football city even when they won the title. No I moved back north years ago. I'd say quite a lot of people down there would call themselves Leicester fans if you asked them, but they'd never a...
by SammyBoy
Mon Oct 28, 2019 1:57 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Footy Mad Cities
Replies: 49
Views: 1733

Re: Footy Mad Cities

I moved to Leicester when they were in League 1 and met one person I'd consider a serious Leicester City fan.
by SammyBoy
Fri Oct 25, 2019 1:12 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Songs you just cannot listen to
Replies: 40
Views: 1028

Re: Songs you just cannot listen to

I quite like Oasis but for some reason I never got why Wonderwall and Don't Look Back In Anger were their go to songs, they're decent enough but they have much better.
by SammyBoy
Fri Oct 25, 2019 12:55 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Worst ever sitcom
Replies: 126
Views: 3713

Re: Worst ever sitcom

Yes. Maybe it’s the programme. Just sat there for the whole first series staring at the tv waiting for something amusing to happen. Maybe peep show is better. I’ll try it. Peep Show is the best sitcom I've ever watched. The first few episodes are a bit of a slow burn until you get familiar with it ...
by SammyBoy
Fri Oct 25, 2019 9:04 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Break In At The Turf
Replies: 1
Views: 698

Break In At The Turf

Didn't mess about with sentencing back in the day :o

https://twitter.com/lanchistory/status/ ... 37024?s=21
by SammyBoy
Thu Oct 24, 2019 9:32 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Local Band
Replies: 6
Views: 519

Re: Local Band

Burnley1989 wrote:Nice one, I’m off to a Smiths tribute band in Clitheroe or I’d have had a look mate, I’ll keep an eye out for them
I'm going to this as well, seen them before in Manchester and they're really good as far as tribute bands go.
by SammyBoy
Thu Oct 24, 2019 9:19 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Worst ever sitcom
Replies: 126
Views: 3713

Re: Worst ever sitcom

I very rarely get past one episode if something isn't making me laugh, though I saw enough to realise Mrs Brown's Boys is utter dirge.
by SammyBoy
Wed Oct 23, 2019 4:51 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Is Dyche a future England manager?
Replies: 41
Views: 1926

Re: Is Dyche a future England manager?

I can't imagine SD taking any sort of knock out competition seriously.
by SammyBoy
Tue Oct 15, 2019 3:16 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Tubby Football Players
Replies: 67
Views: 2162

Re: Tubby Football Players

Jon Parkin, Akinfenwa and Mido were all big lads.
by SammyBoy
Sun Oct 13, 2019 7:25 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Joker
Replies: 42
Views: 4293

Re: Joker

***Spoilers*** I thought it was ok, but it was a bit too much like a sideways version of Taxi Driver for me, way too many similarities. - Mentally unstable man on the fringes of broken society - Stalks girl who's not interested - Plans assassination of public figure - Mock gunshot to the head refere...
by SammyBoy
Fri Oct 11, 2019 12:38 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: It's official - nobody like us
Replies: 28
Views: 3008

Re: It's official - nobody like us

I think with that particular game the media did pretty much the same in general. They are waiting for Silva to be sacked and are hyping it up as much as they can. I must say though that in the past I have read various reports on our games and all they have talked about is some aspect of the opposit...
by SammyBoy
Fri Oct 11, 2019 11:29 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Have you ever driven on the wrong side of the road?
Replies: 35
Views: 1712

Re: Have you ever driven on the wrong side of the road?

I've done it a few times in the US, with an automatic car which means there's one less thing to think about. Although it gets easier I can never fully relax as I know if I do an absolute clanger is likely to follow, as someone mentioned old habits die hard.
by SammyBoy
Fri Oct 11, 2019 11:01 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Air BnB
Replies: 27
Views: 1472

Re: Air BnB

From the other side of the fence I advertised my vacation rental property with AirBNB and unfortunately had to de-list due to attracting the "wrong" sort of guests. I'm not saying that all of them were "wrong" but undoubtedly the mindset of a few was an issue, in the way that they treated the prope...
by SammyBoy
Fri Oct 11, 2019 10:48 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: It's official - nobody like us
Replies: 28
Views: 3008

Re: It's official - nobody like us

Not strictly on topic but I listen to the Guardian Football Weekly podcast and whilst it's very good they almost never have anything of note to say about us, which I sort of get as to the neutral we're likely not the biggest draw. However this week they somehow managed to cover our win against Evert...
by SammyBoy
Fri Oct 11, 2019 8:43 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Air BnB
Replies: 27
Views: 1472

Re: Air BnB

One coming anytime soon next door to me..I'm optimistic with fingers crossed. :D Good luck with it mate, I hope it doesn't cause you too much aggro but we ended up moving due to the one above us. Although it was a fairly unfortunate combination of factors to be honest, the apartment complex we live...
by SammyBoy
Thu Oct 10, 2019 7:53 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Air BnB
Replies: 27
Views: 1472

Re: Air BnB

I’ve got mixed feelings on AirBnB, having both used it and also had the misfortune of for a short time living underneath a flat that was a full time AirBnB. For a short term stay I can see the benefits of them to the customer and they do what they say on the tin, often being cheaper and nicer than h...
by SammyBoy
Thu Oct 10, 2019 8:48 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Rooney v Vardy
Replies: 56
Views: 3225

Re: Rooney v Vardy

This story is a bit like that bit in the film The Departed where they leak disinformation to certain people in an attempt to flush out the rat :lol: :lol:
by SammyBoy
Thu Oct 10, 2019 8:10 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The Mix Bar and Nightclub.
Replies: 32
Views: 2118

Re: The Mix Bar and Nightclub.

I also spent the best part of a decade going down Burnley and can count on one hand the number of violent altercations I’ve seen.
by SammyBoy
Wed Oct 09, 2019 9:49 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Help for gaming addiction on NHS
Replies: 24
Views: 1120

Re: Help for gaming addiction on NHS

Rileybobs wrote:Same old bigots spouting nonsense. Your outdated views are embarrassing.
You know if something doesn't directly affect you, then it's not a real thing, right?
by SammyBoy
Wed Oct 09, 2019 8:18 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Help for gaming addiction on NHS
Replies: 24
Views: 1120

Re: Help for gaming addiction on NHS

Basically anything that triggers the reward/pleasure mechanism in your brain can become an addiction if you’re that way inclined, e.g drugs, alcohol, sugar, exercise and probably gaming as well. I bet it’s actually not too dissimilar to fruit machines in terms of the buzz people get.
by SammyBoy
Tue Oct 08, 2019 12:16 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Kirkham Prison
Replies: 28
Views: 2139

Re: Kirkham Prison

I might be wrong but I was always under the impression that you could walk out of an open prison should you want to, but the inmates were trusted not to do so.
by SammyBoy
Mon Oct 07, 2019 2:11 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Empty seats yesterday
Replies: 33
Views: 3779

Re: Empty seats yesterday

This is the first time in ages I've not had a season ticket. The past few years I found I was missing way too many games due to other commitments, still try and get to a few matches though.
by SammyBoy
Sun Oct 06, 2019 6:31 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brother's playing together
Replies: 67
Views: 3071

Re: Brother's playing together

Shola and Sammy Ameobi at Newcastle.
by SammyBoy
Sat Oct 05, 2019 12:58 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brussels
Replies: 28
Views: 3260

Re: Brussels

I didn’t like Brussels at all to be honest, couldn’t really put my finger on why exactly it just didn’t really grab me.
by SammyBoy
Fri Oct 04, 2019 8:01 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: has anyone stopped drinking completely?
Replies: 79
Views: 5445

Re: has anyone stopped drinking completely?

Like the OP I'm nearly 30 and spent my teens to my mid-twenties getting completely wrecked as often as I could, it was particularly bad when I had to move back in with my parents after Uni and lost the independence and relationships I'd gained during that time. The last few years I've settled down w...
by SammyBoy
Thu Oct 03, 2019 3:37 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Thomas Cook to collapse imminently?
Replies: 232
Views: 13424

Re: Thomas Cook to collapse imminently?

How did it go, then? The repatriation effort is still in full swing but is not making the news, suggesting it must be going ok. Still jet lagged but it went flawlessly, I didn't pay a penny extra and all it took was a 5 minute call to get a new flight, a big well done to all involved who made this ...
by SammyBoy
Wed Sep 25, 2019 1:22 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Thomas Cook to collapse imminently?
Replies: 232
Views: 13424

Re: Thomas Cook to collapse imminently?

I’m currently in San Diego and due to fly from LAX to Manchester on 1 Oct with Thomas Cook. I was advised by the CAA website to ring British Airways and they booked me onto the 21:35 flight on 30 Sept free of charge. Granted it’s a day earlier than I was meant to be returning but I was amazed how ha...
by SammyBoy
Sun Sep 22, 2019 12:03 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Bertrams at Crow wood
Replies: 43
Views: 4169

Re: Bertrams at Crow wood

Chik Inn is an odd one because it actually tastes quite good, it’s just the shop that smells like pure gasoline.
by SammyBoy
Fri Sep 20, 2019 10:15 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Clarke Carlisle
Replies: 21
Views: 3629

Re: Clarke Carlisle

I think it's inevitable to see friends less and less as you get older, for example the life you lead at 20 is probably totally different to your life at 30. It is happening to me, I haven't seen certain friends for years. I always have it in the back of my mind that I should arrange something with t...
by SammyBoy
Wed Sep 18, 2019 9:01 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Taxi to Manchester
Replies: 31
Views: 2405

Re: Taxi to Manchester

Dyched wrote:I’ve done the x43/train from piccadilly quite abit. Spend £30/£35 more and no ******* about. Only reason being when I’ve done it it’s been 5.30/6am. So straight forward. Would be ball ache at busier times.
Seconded, the x43 is tedious at peak times.
by SammyBoy
Wed Sep 18, 2019 8:59 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Taxi to Manchester
Replies: 31
Views: 2405

Re: Taxi to Manchester

Max are definitely the cheapest, it'll probably be around 30 quid. Although I've had the same issues as others with them being late and a couple of times the driver tried charging a higher price at the destination than was quoted on the phone, probably miscommunication but still not ideal.
by SammyBoy
Thu Sep 12, 2019 10:08 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Does anyone here read the Sun newspaper?
Replies: 51
Views: 4657

Re: Does anyone here read the Sun newspaper?

I occasionally see a story in the online edition of The Sun, usually when it's linked from here or social media. It makes me laugh how they regularly use bizarre phrases or words that nobody ever uses in real life. My favourites are 'lags' instead of prisoners, and 'romped' instead of had sex, i.e. ...
by SammyBoy
Wed Sep 11, 2019 2:50 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: England vs Kosovo
Replies: 128
Views: 11602

Re: England vs Kosovo

A very reasonable point. Though due to our rankings we always have to qualify beating ( mainly) utter gash teams then when we arrive at championships we inevitably fall when we play a world class team , though I think this side can certainly go toe to toe with any of the current euro sides . We'll ...
by SammyBoy
Wed Sep 11, 2019 12:37 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: England vs Kosovo
Replies: 128
Views: 11602

Re: England vs Kosovo

This England team is flawed but I'd rather watch them any day over the crap the so called Golden Generation used to dish up.