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by Rowls
Wed May 22, 2019 6:22 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Let's help people in the developing world...
Replies: 35
Views: 1070

Re: Let's help people in the developing world...

Here's an interesting article about the alleviation of poverty in Africa:

https://humanprogress.org/article.php?p=319

It's all tentative when it comes to Africa but undeniable promising signs.
by Rowls
Tue May 21, 2019 5:26 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: YES! Farage Milkshaked
Replies: 480
Views: 6426

Re: YES! Farage Milkshaked

Cheers for that. If only it hadn't been made by such a joker, it would have carried far more gravitas! Anyone who has an argument as strong as that will win votes. "Your vote has been ignored" -if demonstrably true- will win whether it is being said by Nigel Farage, Jeremy Corbyn or even ...
by Rowls
Tue May 21, 2019 2:44 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: YES! Farage Milkshaked
Replies: 480
Views: 6426

Re: YES! Farage Milkshaked

He believes the result of the largest single expression of democracy the UK has ever witnessed, should be implemented. From the Government booklet that was put through every the door of every household in the country - "It's your decision. The Government will enact that decision" If you d...
by Rowls
Tue May 21, 2019 2:34 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: How it is when you don't come straight back up
Replies: 87
Views: 3247

Re: How it is when you don't come straight back up

Dear Rowls, even the shower of self-serving ne’er do wells that you support could do better than the greedy scumbags who run the FA, EUFA & FIFA. Hi Trevor Sorry to go off on one earlier. I've deleted one of my posts. I understand the feeling that "this isn't right" - particularly whe...
by Rowls
Tue May 21, 2019 2:17 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: How it is when you don't come straight back up
Replies: 87
Views: 3247

Re: How it is when you don't come straight back up

ClaretTony wrote:West Brom have always come across as a well run club but after a first failure to get back up there is going to be some serious cost cutting. Even with parachute payments clubs just can’t sustain the wage bills.


Getting back on topic - this was their gamble last summer.

It's a gamble they've lost.
by Rowls
Tue May 21, 2019 2:09 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: How it is when you don't come straight back up
Replies: 87
Views: 3247

Re: How it is when you don't come straight back up

Dear Rowls, even the shower of self-serving ne’er do wells that you support could do better than the greedy scumbags who run the FA, EUFA & FIFA. I don't doubt our board could do better at those organisations but I'm happy with them running Burnley Football Club. And I take great umbridge at th...
by Rowls
Tue May 21, 2019 2:07 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: How it is when you don't come straight back up
Replies: 87
Views: 3247

Re: How it is when you don't come straight back up

Edit - removed
by Rowls
Tue May 21, 2019 1:49 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: How it is when you don't come straight back up
Replies: 87
Views: 3247

Re: How it is when you don't come straight back up

It’s getting near time for government to step in and make it a sport for all the country again. Good call. What we need is more government intervention, more civil servants and more politicians. John McDonnell, for example, could be appointed Chancellor of Burnley Board of Directors and announce an...
by Rowls
Mon May 20, 2019 10:38 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: YES! Farage Milkshaked
Replies: 480
Views: 6426

Re: YES! Farage Milkshaked

Hitler wasn't a failure to his supporters either The only thing he's done is help drive the UK over a cliff that could well result in the breakup of a union that has stood for 300 odd years. How the **** anyone can be proud of what he's done and continues to do is pretty hard to get my head around ...
by Rowls
Mon May 20, 2019 9:56 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: YES! Farage Milkshaked
Replies: 480
Views: 6426

Re: YES! Farage Milkshaked

Claret-On-A-T-Rex wrote:They aren't, posters like Rowls are crowing at how these idiots are getting more votes and are going to win more elections as though this is a good thing for the UK.


"crowing"
by Rowls
Mon May 20, 2019 9:17 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: YES! Farage Milkshaked
Replies: 480
Views: 6426

Re: YES! Farage Milkshaked

One of the most striking things about this thread that hasn't been mentioned here is the reaction of those who are either amused and/or Remainers. None of them seem to have twigged that this is damaging their cause and will only result in more votes for the Nigel Farage and his Brexit Party. If I we...
by Rowls
Mon May 20, 2019 3:02 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: YES! Farage Milkshaked
Replies: 480
Views: 6426

Re: YES! Farage Milkshaked

randomclaret2 wrote:More votes for Farage.


Nigel Farage: Your vote to leave has being ignored. Democracy itself is being ignored. *YOU* are being ignored.

Anti-Brexiters: Let's throw a milkshake over Nigel Farage

It's easy to see who has the strongest argument.
by Rowls
Mon May 20, 2019 3:09 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Help needed: England v Scotland schoolboys game
Replies: 39
Views: 1194

Re: Help needed: England v Scotland schoolboys game

I saw a few good players play for England schoolboys:

Nicky Butt
Nicky Barmby
Michael Owen

Also a lad called Ryan Walsh who later adopted his Dad's surname and opted to play for Wales.

edit - misremembered his name which apparently was Wilson.
by Rowls
Sun May 19, 2019 1:36 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Let's help people in the developing world...
Replies: 35
Views: 1070

Re: Let's help people in the developing world...

Nope, that was the global financial crisis. No, the recession was the spark, the Euro is the inherently flawed monetary system which has kept those countries in prolongued penury with poor economic results ever since. If those countries had the sense to keep their own currencies they would have had...
by Rowls
Sun May 19, 2019 4:01 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: 18th May 1994
Replies: 23
Views: 1363

Re: 18th May 1994

I didn't go to this game but it got my Dad so excited that he booked the whole family tickets to Wembley.

From being a half-hearted follower beforehand, I've been a committed Claret ever since and never looked back.
by Rowls
Sun May 19, 2019 3:20 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Let's help people in the developing world...
Replies: 35
Views: 1070

Re: Let's help people in the developing world...

The point being that people don’t know what he actually did for his own country alongside the crazier stuff he supported and did. If his wacky plans of uniting Africa under one currency which was backed with gold were fulfilled then it would have rocked the rest of the world to the core with the am...
by Rowls
Sat May 18, 2019 4:23 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Let's help people in the developing world...
Replies: 35
Views: 1070

Re: Let's help people in the developing world...

Overheard in a pub:

"Do you remember that Colonel Gaddafi?"
"What, you mean the well-known social housing reformer?"
"Yeah, that's the fella..."
by Rowls
Sat May 18, 2019 4:21 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Let's help people in the developing world...
Replies: 35
Views: 1070

Re: Let's help people in the developing world...

4B598994-DBB3-49ED-AFDA-608943B35725.png Because taking over the country and making education, housing and medical help free and then trying to sort out low cost housing/free housing whilst increasing the wages of people in that country is probably not the best way to help with economic freedom. Yo...
by Rowls
Sat May 18, 2019 4:12 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Let's help people in the developing world...
Replies: 35
Views: 1070

Re: Let's help people in the developing world...

Didn’t Gadaffi want this to come to fruition? Along with Sadam Hussein wanting oil to be paid for in Euro or gold and not dollars (which america could always print more of)? What happened to those guys? Here you are: http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/middle_east/6218485.stm https://www.bbc.co.uk/new...
by Rowls
Sat May 18, 2019 2:18 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Let's help people in the developing world...
Replies: 35
Views: 1070

Re: Let's help people in the developing world...

The best thing that can happen to the developing world is that they lose their Marxist economic politics, stop blaming colonialism for their problems and start trading effectively with each other - and ourselves. There's lots of good examples of this happening and it's already producing results. The...
by Rowls
Wed May 15, 2019 4:05 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: How can we improve the defence next year?
Replies: 48
Views: 1788

Re: How can we improve the defence next year?

Start with Heaton in goal.

As others have said - improve the midfield.

We still top the charts for blocks etc.
by Rowls
Wed May 15, 2019 4:04 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Anti semetism
Replies: 321
Views: 6674

Re: Anti semetism

South West Claret. wrote:If people want more evidence that the media (apart form a couple of papers) are under the control of Right Wing proprietors than it's the length of this thread.

People do stop swallowing this RW propaganda for all our sakes :!:


You think there is a media conspiracy, perhaps?
by Rowls
Wed May 15, 2019 4:03 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Anti semetism
Replies: 321
Views: 6674

Re: Anti semetism

But you just defended attaching anti-semitism to Jeremy Corbyn, and not the previous leaders, based on the fact that some of the anti-semitism came from people who are now his supporters. Do i need to quote it for you? Do i need to draw you a diagram explaining how this fairly simple logic works? T...
by Rowls
Wed May 15, 2019 2:09 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: How to fix a modern training shoe
Replies: 37
Views: 1451

Re: How to fix a modern training shoe

Why don't you wear the left from one pair A and the right from pair B? Then next time, wear the right from pair A and the left from pair B That way each pair would last twice as long again :lol: :lol: Thank you for this excellent idea wilks. I'm designing a (quite literally) revolutionary shoe-rack...
by Rowls
Wed May 15, 2019 2:00 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Anti semetism
Replies: 321
Views: 6674

Re: Anti semetism

Interesting. So now you believe that racism from the supporters of someone tarnishes them, and that they should be held responsible for it. I'll remember that for future reference. "So what you're saying is...." No. That's not at all what I've said anywhere. I have every confidence that i...
by Rowls
Wed May 15, 2019 1:54 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Anti semetism
Replies: 321
Views: 6674

Re: Anti semetism

Here you go http://www.uptheclarets.com/messageboard/viewtopic.php?f=2&t=37336&start=200#p998520 The answer is that these incidents (historic and otherwise) are coming -almost universally- from supporters of Jeremy Corbyn (as opposed to other Labour factions) and centre around the Momentum ...
by Rowls
Wed May 15, 2019 1:36 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: How to fix a modern training shoe
Replies: 37
Views: 1451

Re: How to fix a modern training shoe

Thanks pstotto for this invaluable tip. I had to throw away a pair of cheap trainers only yesterday. My tip for trainers is this - buy two cheap pairs instead of one expensive pair. They're likely to cost half the price but will last twice as long. By having two identical pairs you can trick people ...
by Rowls
Wed May 15, 2019 1:32 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Anti semetism
Replies: 321
Views: 6674

Re: Anti semetism

aggi wrote:That would be a bit more believable if the comment that you'd avoided from me hadn't been about anti-semitism in the Labour party. Given that it was, that's not a great excuse.


You'll have to remind me of this exchange. I'm not aware of it.
by Rowls
Wed May 15, 2019 1:31 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Anti semetism
Replies: 321
Views: 6674

Re: Anti semetism

What on earth are 'possible examples'? There is either evidence or there isn't. Examples of alleged anti-semitism does not automatically equate to it actually being anti-semitism. And neither does the number of allegation necessarily mean there is a problem with anti-semitism in Jeremy Corbyn's Lab...
by Rowls
Wed May 15, 2019 12:39 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Anti semetism
Replies: 321
Views: 6674

Re: Anti semetism

A bit pointless as you've already said there is hardly any racism in the Tory party. That might be true but I don't recall saying it and it's off topic. Once again, feel free to start a topic about, for example, "Islamophobia in the Conservative Party" and we'll see how it fares. This thr...
by Rowls
Wed May 15, 2019 11:49 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Anti semetism
Replies: 321
Views: 6674

Re: Anti semetism

You're like a Tory bot. Ignore the problems of your own party and criticise the opposition leader for the racism in his party. And never deviate. It's so transparent you could end up being sponsored by Windolene. We've had this several times on this thread - the topic of this thread is anti-semitis...
by Rowls
Wed May 15, 2019 1:31 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Anti semetism
Replies: 321
Views: 6674

Re: Anti semetism

Can someone help me out. The news is full of the Labour party's apparent problem with anti semetism, but as yet I haven't heard any reports of what specific anti Semitic acts have taken place. I have no particular political axe to grind by the way. Is it just that the Westminster elite think it's i...
by Rowls
Tue May 14, 2019 1:55 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Top 3 managers you have most enjoyed watching Burnley under ?
Replies: 42
Views: 1107

Re: Top 3 managers you have most enjoyed watching Burnley under ?

Dyche - all that winning and progress!
Stan - what an improvement he made
Coyle - best attacking football - cavalier stuff
by Rowls
Tue May 14, 2019 1:13 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Bolton
Replies: 660
Views: 43214

Re: Bolton

summitclaret wrote:How far away ( from us ) are they?

bob-the-scutter wrote:24.6 miles


Fun fact:

If they're 10 years ahead you have to restrict yourself to 0.000280821918 miles per hour.
by Rowls
Mon May 13, 2019 11:51 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brighton sack Hughton
Replies: 113
Views: 5689

Re: Brighton sack Hughton

Probably very good news for us.
by Rowls
Mon May 13, 2019 1:11 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: RATE THE REF - Mike Dean v Arsenal
Replies: 27
Views: 1398

Re: RATE THE REF - Mike Dean v Arsenal

It was a clear penalty but Dean would have had to rely on his linesman who conveniently disappeared entirely for the duration of the incident instead of flagging for a penalty.

Penalty and yellow card for their keeper is the only possible decision for anyone who saw the incident properly.
by Rowls
Sun May 12, 2019 7:15 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Stephen Ward
Replies: 50
Views: 2933

Re: Stephen Ward

Stephen Ward has been amazing for us. He was a key reason why we went on that 23 game undefeated run in our Championship winning season and what about that goal away at Chelsea eh? Outside of the left foot curling unstoppably into the stantion! What a pearler! And his performance at Leicester when a...
by Rowls
Sun May 12, 2019 1:47 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Is there a better sight in football?
Replies: 11
Views: 1105

Re: Is there a better sight in football?

View from the Longside upper is the best in football
by Rowls
Sun May 12, 2019 1:33 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Ten years ago today
Replies: 29
Views: 1171

Re: Ten years ago today

I'm another one who was , most definitely, bang in line with Pato's screamer. I have a theory that the shot actually bent spacetime (or something) so that we were all simultaneously "bang in line" with it as the ball flew into the back of the net from infinitely finite angles. This is pro...
by Rowls
Sun May 12, 2019 1:22 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Anti semetism
Replies: 321
Views: 6674

Re: Anti semetism

Can someone help me out. The news is full of the Labour party's apparent problem with anti semetism, but as yet I haven't heard any reports of what specific anti Semitic acts have taken place. I have no particular political axe to grind by the way. Is it just that the Westminster elite think it's i...
by Rowls
Sun May 12, 2019 12:49 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Ten years ago today
Replies: 29
Views: 1171

Re: Ten years ago today

edison wrote:Still my favourite `I was there' away experience, although there first 50 mins my nerves were shredded.


They actually battered us first half and were -truth be told- a much better side.

Then we stuffed 'em with two pieces of magic!
by Rowls
Sun May 12, 2019 12:05 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: CT sums up our season in the " Grauniad " ...
Replies: 22
Views: 1932

Re: CT sums up our season in the " Grauniad " ...

"So what you're saying is..."

Please guys.

Read it properly.
by Rowls
Sun May 12, 2019 11:57 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Ten years ago today
Replies: 29
Views: 1171

Re: Ten years ago today

There is something so magical about Pato's shot that it must have aligned with everyone in the ground so that we were all "in line" with it. I was in line with it too. Can remember shouting "Don't shoot! Pass it to Blake! Don't shoot! Don't...." What an atmosphere and what an ama...
by Rowls
Sat May 11, 2019 10:41 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Park View chippy
Replies: 18
Views: 2031

Re: Park View chippy

Not a lot tbh. The club should have bought this years ago. Not how it works - the pub company is asking that amount for the honour of being a tenant and being tied to a contract which obliges you to buy/sell fizzy lager in quantities that are very challenging to say the least. I'm of the profession...
by Rowls
Sat May 11, 2019 6:31 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Park View chippy
Replies: 18
Views: 2031

Re: Park View chippy

I called in the club shop yesterday and noticed the pub. What an eyesore it is. It was my first ever local when it was a really small pub but it really does need demolishing now. Knock down the extension, sure, but the stone building is a bit of Burnley heritage. It's such a shame the owners do not...
by Rowls
Sat May 11, 2019 6:29 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Danny Baker sacked
Replies: 182
Views: 6263

Re: Danny Baker sacked

I'm sorry you find this thread on racism to be such an opportunity to be flippant. (as a massive hypocrite once said) This is thread about a joke which Danny Baker has said was not intended as racist. It's a thread about a joke. And the ensuing media circus. Which I think makes for a flipping brill...
by Rowls
Fri May 10, 2019 6:25 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Danny Baker sacked
Replies: 182
Views: 6263

Re: Danny Baker sacked

There's a real lack of effort in Danny Baker's sackings these days.

At least when he called a referee "a worm in the heart of football" you knew that he *meant* to be insulting.

Worst Danny Baker sacking ever 3/10
by Rowls
Thu May 09, 2019 6:17 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Anti semetism
Replies: 321
Views: 6674

Re: Anti semetism

Interesting article concerning Jeremy Corbyn in today's Spectator:

https://blogs.spectator.co.uk/2019/05/i ... i-semitic/
by Rowls
Wed May 08, 2019 9:20 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Early FA Cups to be downgraded ...
Replies: 36
Views: 2155

Re: Early FA Cups to be downgraded ...

As funny as this is (as long as it isn't extended beyond, say 1912) it reads like an April fools joke.

Can anyone find another source for this?

It's bizarre.
by Rowls
Tue May 07, 2019 2:50 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: G Cahill officially linked
Replies: 51
Views: 4910

Re: G Cahill officially linked

Cahill's an international class defender and he's be a great player to bring in.

One can imagine wages would be a sticking point however.

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