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by Siddo
Tue Mar 31, 2020 7:29 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Face mask
Replies: 44
Views: 1379

Re: Face mask

tarkys_ears wrote:
Mon Mar 30, 2020 6:14 pm
I wear mine over my face when I sneak into the NHS hour at Tesco with a "borrowed" ID.

They never ask!
Hopefully this is a joke.

Or are you really pretending to work for the NHS and buying goods in a time ser aside for front line staff who are risking their lives daily?
by Siddo
Tue Mar 31, 2020 7:21 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Fantastic read: Proud to be a Claret
Replies: 10
Views: 851

Re: Fantastic read: Proud to be a Claret

It is a great read but it has been on here for quite a while now.
by Siddo
Sun Mar 29, 2020 8:03 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Interesting Statistic on our Home Attendances
Replies: 23
Views: 1681

Interesting Statistic on our Home Attendances

Just seen a stat on home attendances in 69 70 season. Our average was a bit less than 16500..
Every other team was 20k plus.

I've got to admit I'm a bit surprised at how low it was.
by Siddo
Sun Mar 29, 2020 7:57 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Hardware stores : open Burnley and Pendle ?
Replies: 49
Views: 1686

Re: Hardware stores : open Burnley and Pendle ?

Rightway at Brierfield lights is open (old Greyhound pub) Strictly three customers at a time and the staff are all geared up in masks and gloves. The hardware shop at Padiham (the top one) was open yesterday. Things are changing so quickly I'd check first. As for using Algon -- it's acetic acid, yo...
by Siddo
Sun Mar 22, 2020 8:35 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Today's Times. Burnley least Woke place.
Replies: 42
Views: 2471

Today's Times. Burnley least Woke place.

In the annual supplement in today's Sunday Times, the best places to live, Burnley is one of 3 least woke places. We are least likely to own an electric car, and are the least charitable people in the UK, based on online charity giving sites.
by Siddo
Fri Mar 20, 2020 8:43 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Time to release the prisoners
Replies: 35
Views: 1350

Re: Time to release the prisoners

The proposal was to free selected prisoners who had less than 3 months of their sentence left.
Not free them all.
by Siddo
Wed Mar 18, 2020 8:03 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Football on TV
Replies: 20
Views: 1173

Re: Football on TV

I had 3 videos in the 80s. They were MOTD the 60s, the 70s and the 80s. Absolutely brilliant to watch. The BBC should be showing some of these games on Saturday night's, not insulting our intelligence with Mrs Brown's boys.
by Siddo
Tue Mar 17, 2020 5:12 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Holiday cancellations
Replies: 70
Views: 3725

Re: Holiday cancellations

Tui has just emailed a reminder to me, this morning, requesting final (large) payment, for my cruise around the Med! Due by 24th March. I better check the rules! Hi Ian, we are in the same situation, balance required by 27th March for a mid June holiday. Couldn't get through on the phone and no joy...
by Siddo
Sat Mar 14, 2020 3:17 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Karen Brady wtf?
Replies: 94
Views: 4694

Re: Karen Brady wtf?

TVC15 wrote:
Sat Mar 14, 2020 10:58 am
Odious woman
Apparently built into her contract she has to perform Granny Porn for her bosses publications if West Ham get relegated.
That’s a fact....probably
Did you not post this?
by Siddo
Sat Mar 14, 2020 2:09 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Karen Brady wtf?
Replies: 94
Views: 4694

Re: Karen Brady wtf?

Is there a prize ? Misogynistic is a bit far - I would have said the same thing had it been a bloke. It’s who she chooses to work for that is the issue....aswell as the way West Ham choose to go about their business and the crooked deal they did to buy the ground. But you didn't say it about a blok...
by Siddo
Sat Mar 14, 2020 1:09 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Karen Brady wtf?
Replies: 94
Views: 4694

Re: Karen Brady wtf?

And the most misogynistic posters of the day by some distance are Factual Frank (that is also an oxymoron) and TVC 15.
by Siddo
Fri Mar 13, 2020 7:37 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: How would you cope
Replies: 39
Views: 1506

Re: How would you cope

Lenin wrote that we are just 3 meals away from rioting. (Or something similar to that!)
by Siddo
Fri Mar 13, 2020 5:44 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: No Games.........yellow cards.
Replies: 13
Views: 883

Re: No Games.........yellow cards.

Not if you’re fit and healthy. It’s only (99.99%) dangerous if you have an underlying health condition. Most of us will get a cough and possibly a high temperature. Hardly the end of the world. Have you actually been taking any notice of just how deadly this virus is? You could sail through this af...
by Siddo
Fri Mar 13, 2020 7:26 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The English and Goalkeepers ...
Replies: 38
Views: 1662

Re: The English and Goalkeepers ...

Apart from many incredible saves. The Pele save, the save from Geoff Hurst's penalty and nearly every top pro in the 60s and early 70s naming him as the worlds best keeper. In fact, without checking, and apologies if I'm wrong, but I think he won FIFA's keeper of the year around 6 or 7 times. Also,...
by Siddo
Thu Mar 12, 2020 2:27 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The English and Goalkeepers ...
Replies: 38
Views: 1662

Re: The English and Goalkeepers ...

A number of credentials on Gordon Banks' side; winning the World Cup and 'that' save against Pele plus the fact he seemed a genuinely, down to earth nice guy. However, I don't particularly recall anything outstanding about him in his time with Leicester and Stoke. There were a number of very good g...
by Siddo
Sat Mar 07, 2020 7:27 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Lancashire police with not enough to do...
Replies: 188
Views: 5445

Re: Lancashire police with not enough to do...

Jakubclaret wrote:
Sat Mar 07, 2020 12:33 am
No tears shed at all, I'll take the speed awareness course & save the 3pts, drive like a old man get shunted I'll get it back on whippy claims, happy days.
You really couldn't make it up......
by Siddo
Wed Mar 04, 2020 7:21 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Scousers
Replies: 103
Views: 2937

Re: Scousers

Woodleyclaret wrote:
Wed Mar 04, 2020 6:32 am
Fao Siddo
We got a football train to watch us win v Sunderland and all the windows got bricked in with a granite coping stone off the bridge launched onto the train roof.
Happy days😀
I was on that train mate. Bit breezy on the way back. Good win though!
by Siddo
Wed Mar 04, 2020 6:24 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Scousers
Replies: 103
Views: 2937

Re: Scousers

Possibly there are too many people remember crossing Stanley Park after a night match to get to where PC Plod had unhelpfully parked the buses? Maybe outside Stanley Park, all scousers are wonderful; but inside Stanley Park, not so much. I remember similar happenings at Wednesday, Middlesbrough, Le...
by Siddo
Mon Mar 02, 2020 12:52 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Galloway Forest Park, Ayrshire
Replies: 51
Views: 1896

Re: Galloway Forest Park, Ayrshire

The Sulwath Brewery in Castle Douglas has a tap room selling their own beers on tap. It's about 3 years since I was in it so it may have changed, but it was an excellent way to spend an afternoon! We called in around 18 months ago, but unfortunately I was driving but Mrs Siddo tried a few. Cracking...
by Siddo
Mon Mar 02, 2020 7:28 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Galloway Forest Park, Ayrshire
Replies: 51
Views: 1896

Re: Galloway Forest Park, Ayrshire

Some excellent info on ypur posts mate. Dumfries and Galloway is really underrated, with some great places to visit. Wigtown, Castle Douglas and Rockliffe for the best cliff walk in the UK. Also, some of the restaurants and pubs are as good as anywhere in the country. The route through to Fort Willi...
by Siddo
Wed Feb 26, 2020 6:38 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Next redevelopment at the Turf .... ?
Replies: 136
Views: 6748

Re: Next redevelopment at the Turf .... ?

Sutton-Claret wrote:
Tue Feb 25, 2020 11:13 pm
Just watched the 'Richard Hammond Big' Engineering program about the new Spurs stadium - they sell 65000 pints on a matchday - probably a tenner a pint..... 25000 of which comes from their own in-house brewery.
They sell beer at £4 a pint.
by Siddo
Sun Feb 23, 2020 2:05 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Covid-19
Replies: 5549
Views: 102033

Re: Coronavirus

Last night in Bangkok before we set off for home. No panic or overreaction here at all. Taxi drivers still not wearing masks, and we didn't see anyone wearing one in Koh Lanta. However, our internal flight to Bangkok was almost exclusively filled by Europeans, and they were mostly wearing masks. I'm...
by Siddo
Thu Feb 20, 2020 7:34 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: any one had any ghostly experiences ?
Replies: 290
Views: 5823

Re: any one had any ghostly experiences ?

I have had one supernatural experience when I was 8 years old that I only share with my family, and had one staying in a b&b in Cornwall with my family.
My son had a supernatural experience in the old Woolworths store in town, when it changed to JJB. He still doesn't like talking about it.
by Siddo
Fri Feb 14, 2020 12:21 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Southampton Burnley at 36,000 feet
Replies: 31
Views: 1564

Re: Southampton Burnley at 36,000 feet

Watching at a beach bar in Koh lanta. Heaven...........
by Siddo
Fri Feb 14, 2020 12:15 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Covid-19
Replies: 5549
Views: 102033

Re: Coronavirus

Meanwhile, here in Thailand...no panic, no concern, almost no one wearing masks and life carrying on as normal. Corvid 19 features on TV, but it isn't the main story. Funnily enough, the shooting isn't featured much now. I wandered around the local shops and area yesterday and it was very busy, but ...
by Siddo
Thu Feb 13, 2020 12:06 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Everything thats wrong with the modern game
Replies: 34
Views: 2060

Re: Everything thats wrong with the modern game

Moderators, why was my request removed for someone to paste the article if possible?
by Siddo
Thu Feb 13, 2020 12:03 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: If we all bought more BRITISH designed/manufactured/assembled goods...
Replies: 100
Views: 2315

Re: If we all bought more BRITISH designed/manufactured/assembled goods...

We are not little Britain though. We live in a global environment. I'm not looking forward to watching tv on a British television, or eating avocados from Lincolnshire as the small minded leavers seem to think is possible. Let's buy British. Let's make Britain great again, like we used to be.... Let...
by Siddo
Mon Feb 10, 2020 9:53 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Covid-19
Replies: 5549
Views: 102033

Re: Coronavirus

I am currently in holiday with family in Thailand. We have stayed in Bangkok, had internal flights, taxis, meals out, and are currently in a resort area before travelling to the South of the country. I can tell you panic levels here are zero. Some staff, workers, Chinese tourists are wearing masks, ...
by Siddo
Sun Feb 09, 2020 10:37 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Blood pressure.
Replies: 36
Views: 2087

Re: Blood pressure.

I am in my mid to late 40s and am on medication for high blood pressure. Not overweight, don't drink excessively, don't smoke. Had lots of tests to try and figure out why it was so high. Ended up seeing a prof who was an expert in the field. He said that sometimes there is no explanation. He said i...
by Siddo
Sun Feb 02, 2020 7:53 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brentford
Replies: 43
Views: 3193

Re: Brentford

No side are pushing WBA or Leeds for the top 2 spaces - let's hope Brentford don't do what the rest are doing and that's drop points when they have a chance of getting near to them. Some of the chasing pack are only 3 and 4 points behind Leeds. Brentford are one of those clubs. Did you not look at ...
by Siddo
Fri Jan 31, 2020 10:58 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Friday Night
Replies: 19
Views: 878

Re: Friday Night

by Siddo
Wed Jan 29, 2020 8:23 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Labour Leadership!
Replies: 17
Views: 1055

Re: Labour Leadership!

HiroshimaClaret wrote:
Tue Jan 28, 2020 11:04 pm
If that combo wins we would need to elect a male deputy deputy leader as there would be a crisis if both Nandy and Raynor were on the rag at the same time.

(I have no idea why that jumped into my head! :? )
Moron.
by Siddo
Sun Jan 26, 2020 8:14 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: What did I miss - club for sale
Replies: 115
Views: 6540

Re: What did I miss - club for sale

bf2k wrote:
Sun Jan 26, 2020 6:42 pm
Close(ish) proximity to London. Old people (if you’re like Wayne Rooney).
Ii is a bit further than you might think. It is around 110 miles, so 2 or 3 hour drive?
by Siddo
Thu Dec 12, 2019 7:54 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The UTC GE poll
Replies: 163
Views: 5201

Re: The UTC GE poll

Amazing any working class person can vote tory. Voting for the party that wants you to work into your 70s while you get angry that people earning more than £80k per annum are asked to pay an extra £20 a month? You are totally brainwashed by the Sun, Star, Mail and Express. God help the north of Engl...
by Siddo
Sun Dec 08, 2019 7:46 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: 350 Million
Replies: 163
Views: 7081

Re: 350 Million

I'm talking about your "I'm alright Jack" statement because you have private medicine.
I would love to know why you have wanted out of the EU for 20 years, when most leave voters never gave it a thought until 2016.
by Siddo
Sat Dec 07, 2019 7:30 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: FAO NICK POPE
Replies: 33
Views: 3355

Re: FAO NICK POPE

No he isn't. When are we going to see him pull a world class save?
I don't hear "what a save" too often when Pope is in goal.
by Siddo
Sat Dec 07, 2019 8:53 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: 350 Million
Replies: 163
Views: 7081

Re: 350 Million

I don’t give a flying fart about what you believe. I’ve wanted out of the EU for the past 20 odd years and putting money into the NHS didn’t really matter to me as I’ve got private health. So like I said, I made my own mind up and didn’t have it made up for me by a politician. Is this post a wind u...
by Siddo
Fri Dec 06, 2019 8:06 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: New Burnley Youtube Channel
Replies: 36
Views: 3422

Re: New Burnley Youtube Channel

Chip off the old block there Tim.
by Siddo
Fri Dec 06, 2019 7:58 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Madge is history
Replies: 48
Views: 4179

Re: Madge is history

I'm having some interesting thoughts as to how you found Dianna on you tube.
I think she could be ok, but does she have as much material as Madge?
by Siddo
Thu Dec 05, 2019 8:16 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Danny Drinkwater - City
Replies: 72
Views: 4621

Re: Danny Drinkwater - City

I'm disappointed with Pope this season. Great shot stopping with his feet but when is he going to stop longer range shots with his hands?
I m sure he will improve, but I'm concerned with his form and his body language.
by Siddo
Thu Nov 28, 2019 8:52 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Recommendations for a good book....
Replies: 52
Views: 1777

Re: Recommendations for a good book....

I've just read 'Savages' by Don Winslow. It was awful, although I'm told his earlier stuff is brilliant. For me, the best two crime writers in the world are James Ellroy and George Pelecanos. Don Winslow s latest novel, The Border, the 3rd in his Mexican/USA trilogy has just been called the best th...
by Siddo
Thu Nov 28, 2019 6:55 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: National / Northern rail
Replies: 39
Views: 2043

Re: National / Northern rail

It costs a tenner admin costs, so is it worth spending time on the on line form for an 11 quid fare.
Northern rail are not fit for purpose.
by Siddo
Thu Nov 28, 2019 6:50 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The Irishman
Replies: 21
Views: 2750

Re: The Irishman

yTib wrote:once upon a time in america is up (or down) there with the deerhunter as overblown, boring and overrated.
I'm not sure you would get a job as a film critic.
by Siddo
Wed Nov 27, 2019 9:17 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Recommendations for a good book....
Replies: 52
Views: 1777

Re: Recommendations for a good book....

Any Don Winslow or Larry Mcmurtry. They are at a different level to everyone else.
by Siddo
Wed Nov 27, 2019 9:14 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Great TV thread
Replies: 57
Views: 3368

Re: Great TV thread

houseboy wrote:How's that one panning out? I started watching that and it was really good but I kinda drifted away from it (my fault not the programme).
I think it is excellent. It's so different from anything else on tv. A third series is currently being made.
by Siddo
Tue Nov 26, 2019 6:49 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: 1917 The Movie
Replies: 31
Views: 2157

Re: 1917 The Movie

GodIsADeeJay81 wrote:Apparently its filmed all in one shot.
I think you have misread the reviews. One of the scenes is 7 minutes long, which is unheard of nowadays.
The review in the Times was really complimentary and gave it 5 stars, saying it wasn't quite the best war film ever, just.
by Siddo
Mon Nov 25, 2019 4:36 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Gogglebox
Replies: 42
Views: 2717

Re: Gogglebox

The first series was fresh and innovative. Now its scripted and has lost its appeal.