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by Rowls
Thu Feb 20, 2020 12:54 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Boris Watch
Replies: 88
Views: 2238

Re: Boris Watch

... just in case anyone was still wondering what Turtle’s new chosen account was.
by Rowls
Mon Feb 17, 2020 1:05 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Tarkowski
Replies: 62
Views: 4327

Re: Tarkowski

With the money they've got, the manager. and how brilliant they are doing I could see Sheff Utd getting him this summer. Reckon they'd be willing to pay well more that he's worth so could maybe get close to £50m for him You sometimes get lost with posting genuine opinions so it's nice to see you ge...
by Rowls
Mon Feb 17, 2020 12:51 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Dyche's ability to turn results around
Replies: 24
Views: 1606

Re: Dyche's ability to turn results around

FCBurnley wrote:
Mon Feb 17, 2020 12:08 am
Burnley and Sean Dyche were made for each other.
Everybody tells me so
by Rowls
Mon Feb 17, 2020 12:50 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Dyche's ability to turn results around
Replies: 24
Views: 1606

Re: Dyche's ability to turn results around

He also turned us from a side who could produce an upset in the cups into a side who ....

Well, let's not dwell on that side, eh?

There's plenty to be positive about.

*cheeky smiley face*
by Rowls
Mon Feb 17, 2020 12:49 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Dyche's ability to turn results around
Replies: 24
Views: 1606

Re: Dyche's ability to turn results around

Some managers stumble upon success through good fortune (eg. Owen Coyle) or achieve it once or twice through persistence (eg. Holloway). But some managers manage to turn teams around. To mould success out of failure. To biuld on success, constantly fight against complacency or stagnation or a malais...
by Rowls
Sat Feb 15, 2020 4:08 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Ten from twelve
Replies: 17
Views: 1839

Re: Ten from twelve

We won 5 out of 5 two years ago.

But that takes nothing away from the current run.

Well played Burnley.
by Rowls
Sat Feb 15, 2020 2:30 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Vydra
Replies: 132
Views: 6809

Re: Vydra

Very pleased for him to get the goal today. It must be very tough getting so few chances. Today with that finish we saw why we bought him. That's something that he could bring to the team. Our other strikers don't really offer too many finishes like that. We also saw why his chances have been limite...
by Rowls
Sat Feb 15, 2020 12:08 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: 'Oh I wish it could be Brexit every day'
Replies: 8
Views: 572

Re: 'Oh I wish it could be Brexit every day'

Welcome back Pstotto.

I didn't know you'd gone but I've not been around much myself lately.
by Rowls
Fri Feb 14, 2020 10:34 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: FAO Skiers Tignes, France.
Replies: 34
Views: 808

Re: FAO Skiers Tignes, France.

Have a great time!
by Rowls
Thu Feb 13, 2020 10:09 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: If we all bought more BRITISH designed/manufactured/assembled goods...
Replies: 100
Views: 2105

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

dougcollins wrote:
Thu Feb 13, 2020 10:03 pm
I'm pretty sure that the leavers I know aren't basing it on the criteria that you describe when they use the term 'Making Britain great again'.
Get to know some better Leavers.
by Rowls
Thu Feb 13, 2020 9:13 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: If we all bought more BRITISH designed/manufactured/assembled goods...
Replies: 100
Views: 2105

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

dougcollins wrote:
Thu Feb 13, 2020 8:54 pm
So when was Britain great?
Bit of an open-ended question really so difficult to answer.

But just in case you're not being ironic I am duty bound to point out that the "Great" in Great Britain refers to the size of our island; it is not a qualitative judgment.
by Rowls
Thu Feb 13, 2020 6:47 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: If we all bought more BRITISH designed/manufactured/assembled goods...
Replies: 100
Views: 2105

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

Think you chose a bad example of Harare Rowls, that nation can no longer feed itself and taking what food they make will only increase starvation and increase the wealth of party members who own inefficient farmland. Do they still grow tobacco? I picked it because it was far south. No other reason ...
by Rowls
Thu Feb 13, 2020 5:51 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: If we all bought more BRITISH designed/manufactured/assembled goods...
Replies: 100
Views: 2105

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

We sell services now, that our specialization and our place in the global economy. That's something which Brexiteers loved to ignore when they said we could trade with the other 80% of the world, the other 80% of the world is poor. There are no farmers in Chad who need Canary Wharf financial produc...
by Rowls
Thu Feb 13, 2020 5:42 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: If we all bought more BRITISH designed/manufactured/assembled goods...
Replies: 100
Views: 2105

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

Wouldn't there be more (and better) careers/jobs for our children/grandchildren ? So why don't we do it ? It doesn't work like that. What happens if you want to buy something that isn't produced in England, for example, an orange? Well, you can build and maintain a greenhouse and then buy a British...
by Rowls
Wed Feb 12, 2020 8:45 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The Flu that killed..
Replies: 40
Views: 1414

Re: The Flu that killed..

the flu jab protects you against last years virus, thats how it works . whatever strain comes out during this season is then used to develop next years jab. th The majority of flu vaccines are grown in chicken eggs, a method of vaccine development that's been around for 70 years or so. The flu viru...
by Rowls
Wed Feb 12, 2020 8:42 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The Flu that killed..
Replies: 40
Views: 1414

Re: The Flu that killed..

tim_noone wrote:
Wed Feb 12, 2020 12:52 am
Would you have the flu jab?
If I was in a group deemed at risk then yes.

But I'm a very healthy chap so it's not recommended as necessary. But I know just how bad 'flu is and how it knocks you off your feet.
by Rowls
Wed Feb 12, 2020 5:32 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Chelsea signing Hakim Ziyech
Replies: 9
Views: 802

Re: Chelsea signing Hakim Ziyech

I think we had a bid accepted then Ajax came in for him.

If Ajax hadn't bid, who knows? It's all hot air now though because it's hypothetical.
by Rowls
Wed Feb 12, 2020 12:39 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The Flu that killed..
Replies: 40
Views: 1414

Re: The Flu that killed..

'Flu kills people every year. It's people saying they've "got 'flu" when really they've got a mild cold that means people don't treat it seriously. A proper bout of 'flu could lay up a fit and healthy young person for a fortnite. Could easily be lethal to somebody with health problems, elderly or in...
by Rowls
Tue Feb 11, 2020 3:20 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Hebden Bridge.
Replies: 51
Views: 6288

Re: Hebden Bridge.

If the Chinese can build a hospital from scratch in about 4 days surely it shouldn't take 4 years to get some decent flood defences in place? They can send a man to the moon and yet they still insist on making toilet doors which don't open outwards when you leave so you have to touch the door with ...
by Rowls
Mon Feb 10, 2020 6:23 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Sunderland Till I Die
Replies: 20
Views: 1619

Re: Sunderland Till I Die

He came across very well in the programme to me, but you could sense, well I could he was on edge & the situation at Sunderland was mentally strength zapping for him. Really? :shock: I thought he [Martin Bain] came across as a preening, self-satisfied, arrogant prat who thought the documentary woul...
by Rowls
Sun Feb 09, 2020 2:31 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Storm Ciara
Replies: 101
Views: 7183

Re: Storm Ciara

Out of toilet?
by Rowls
Sun Feb 09, 2020 2:11 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Storm Ciara
Replies: 101
Views: 7183

Re: Storm Ciara

It's indulgent of the weathermen.

I don't care what the wethermen say. If the weathermen say it's Dwayne-ing. You'll never hear me complaining.
by Rowls
Sun Feb 09, 2020 1:44 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Is this justified?
Replies: 43
Views: 2235

Re: Is this justified?

Video starts at the time of the policeman hitting the young lad. So we can't say if it's justified or not. It's certainly brutal and he's undoubtedly very young. And yes, the police often are harsh and unfair on football fans. But can we say whether this was justified? Not with the video in the link...
by Rowls
Sun Feb 09, 2020 1:39 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Storm Ciara
Replies: 101
Views: 7183

Re: Storm Ciara

"Oh look! It's Michaeling down outside."

Said nobody ever.
by Rowls
Sun Feb 09, 2020 1:19 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Storm Ciara
Replies: 101
Views: 7183

Re: Storm Ciara

Bin Ont Turf wrote:
Sun Feb 09, 2020 12:07 am
I would like to know at what point in time did we start giving names to bad weather?

American nonsense.
Indulgent nonsense isn't it?

No better than naming your own farts if you ask me.
by Rowls
Sat Feb 08, 2020 4:17 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The Sun
Replies: 29
Views: 1786

Re: The Sun

Come off it, rowls. They were found as guilty as hell and Murdoch acted the only way he could. The OP talks about the Sun and what one of its hacks has been up to. If it's true then I fear attempting to defend his/her action by citing earlier ahem, cases will prove to be futile. Again eddie, you're...
by Rowls
Sat Feb 08, 2020 3:55 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The Sun
Replies: 29
Views: 1786

Re: The Sun

At least one of the allegations was false. Perhaps the allegation that they hacked and deleted messages?

That wasn't the main point I was making though.

You can spend your time googling stuff, my friend.

I, on the other hand, have more important stuff to do today.
by Rowls
Sat Feb 08, 2020 3:38 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Lewis Richardson
Replies: 25
Views: 2704

Re: Lewis Richardson

claretdj wrote:
Fri Feb 07, 2020 3:34 pm
Could he be the next McNeil & be fast tracked through to the 1st team?
He IS being fast-tracked!!!!
by Rowls
Sat Feb 08, 2020 2:24 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The Sun
Replies: 29
Views: 1786

Re: The Sun

Wasn't that The News of the World and The Sunday People? And it might also be worth mentioning here (as I'm making a point about not jumping immediately onto bandwagons) that the allegations against the News of the World that led to that paper being disbanded (namely, the hacking of Milly Dowler's ...
by Rowls
Sat Feb 08, 2020 2:21 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The Sun
Replies: 29
Views: 1786

Re: The Sun

And in case you're wondering, the comparison with the BBC was making this point: Just because a media organisation has -generally- very high standards does not mean that these standards sometimes slip and it does very improper and distasteful things. Obviously, if this holds true, then reverse appli...
by Rowls
Sat Feb 08, 2020 2:18 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The Sun
Replies: 29
Views: 1786

Re: The Sun

evensteadiereddie wrote:
Sat Feb 08, 2020 2:03 pm
I'll raise you Milly Dowler's phone hacking, rowls... :roll:
You've misunderstood eddie.

My point isn't "the Sun is good" or "the Sun is bad".

My point is available (for those who look hard enough) in my post above.
by Rowls
Sat Feb 08, 2020 2:17 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The Sun
Replies: 29
Views: 1786

Re: The Sun

It's not even as bad as what the BBC (that bastion of virtue) did to Cliff Richard. Yes, let's never ever criticise The Sun because they're not as bad as (pulls strawman out) etc. You don't understand the point being made. Have a look again and decide what you think might have been might point: A) ...
by Rowls
Sat Feb 08, 2020 1:27 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: England's front three for the Euro's
Replies: 18
Views: 1188

Re: England's front three for the Euro's

Rodriguez - Barnes - AN Other
by Rowls
Sat Feb 08, 2020 1:23 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The Sun
Replies: 29
Views: 1786

Re: The Sun

Full facts of this aren't known. If the journalist knew it would turn nasty then they're in the wrong. If the journalist was under the impression it was to be a peaceful protest they've done nothing wrong. Truth is probably -though we don't know- somewhere in between. It's not even as bad as what th...
by Rowls
Fri Feb 07, 2020 3:34 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Lewis Richardson
Replies: 25
Views: 2704

Re: Lewis Richardson

Congratulations to the lad and let's hope he progresses well.

UTC
by Rowls
Fri Feb 07, 2020 3:25 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Ambassador Farage
Replies: 245
Views: 8666

Re: Ambassador Farage

how disappointing, there I was checking this expecting to welcome IT back and see what pearls of wisdom he was casting upon the masses :) Rowls, are you taking up the mantle of IT regarding conspiracy theories? Seems like the Gov did what they were supposed to do or is my thinking wrong here? I don...
by Rowls
Fri Feb 07, 2020 2:05 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Youth Cup draws made through to final
Replies: 3
Views: 185

Re: ARTICLE: Youth Cup draws made through to final

Tough draw but here's hoping the Young Clarets do well and progress!

UTC
by Rowls
Fri Feb 07, 2020 1:43 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Ambassador Farage
Replies: 245
Views: 8666

Re: Ambassador Farage

My theory is that Boris read this thread, realized that ImplodingTurtleHeads was onto him and therefore had to backtrack on all the many plans to appoint Ambassador Farage. It won't be a surprise when a massive mainstream media cover up is exposed in the coming years. There's probably a giant bonfir...
by Rowls
Fri Feb 07, 2020 1:40 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Ambassador Farage
Replies: 245
Views: 8666

Re: Ambassador Farage

It all looked so nailed on when this thread happened, didn't it?
by Rowls
Fri Feb 07, 2020 1:40 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Ambassador Farage
Replies: 245
Views: 8666

Re: Ambassador Farage

We're still waiting for Boris to appoint Ambassador Farage.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-51413307
by Rowls
Fri Feb 07, 2020 2:05 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Emily Thornberry
Replies: 96
Views: 4698

Re: Emily Thornberry

I don't think that's relevant at all, though I dare say many members of the Labour party would. But they need to think on - Alexander Boris de Pfeffel Johnson didn't get the northern working class to vote for him because they thought he was an impoverished ordinary bloke. This "working class people...
by Rowls
Thu Feb 06, 2020 6:55 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: 33 years ago
Replies: 30
Views: 1952

Re: 33 years ago

We're fortunate it was captured on camera from that era.

Great goal, I always wondered if it was as good as people claimed until I saw it.
by Rowls
Tue Feb 04, 2020 10:02 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: HAPPY BREXIT DAY EVERYONE!
Replies: 260
Views: 5021

Re: HAPPY BREXIT DAY EVERYONE!

Cryssys wrote:
Tue Feb 04, 2020 7:19 pm
Anybody expecting any favours from the USA is kidding themselves.
Free trade is not about "favours". It's about free trade.
by Rowls
Tue Feb 04, 2020 6:06 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: HAPPY BREXIT DAY EVERYONE!
Replies: 260
Views: 5021

Re: HAPPY BREXIT DAY EVERYONE!

How are we going to get a good deal with the USA when Donald Trump wants even more protectionism for America? Trump wants a wide-ranging free trade deal with the UK. This is not a "problem"; it is an opportunity. His beef (and mis-placed protectionism) relates to mainly to countries (chiefly and al...
by Rowls
Tue Feb 04, 2020 6:02 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Ten years time
Replies: 33
Views: 1378

Re: Ten years time

What happened in 1962 ? I thought we still performed pretty well for the next few years and finished 3rd at least once ? 62 - top at Christmas. Form dropped off massively towards the end of the season as injuries and fatigue set in. We finished 3rd in '66 but that was the exception rather than the ...
by Rowls
Tue Feb 04, 2020 3:41 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: HAPPY BREXIT DAY EVERYONE!
Replies: 260
Views: 5021

Re: HAPPY BREXIT DAY EVERYONE!

Ignore the deliberate bumbling and lame jokes (especially if you don't like Boris Johnson personally) but please, please DO listen to the content of this speech: https://twitter.com/10DowningStreet/status/1224286699766927361 It's all about Free Trade, the benefits it brings and what we can achieve o...
by Rowls
Tue Feb 04, 2020 3:38 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Ten years time
Replies: 33
Views: 1378

Re: Ten years time

Fighting for the top four of the newly rebranded English Football League Premier Division whilst watching the 'Big Six' battling it out in the newly formed 'European Premier League' The two newly formed leagues will not, I repeat NOT, include Celtic or Rangers :) I'd like that. For the frist time s...
by Rowls
Tue Feb 04, 2020 2:15 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Pic
Replies: 20
Views: 1365

Re: Pic

They're actally all the same person?
by Rowls
Mon Feb 03, 2020 9:02 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Bolton U’23 v Burnley U’23
Replies: 16
Views: 1831

Re: Bolton U’23 v Burnley U’23

Promising times for the youth setup by the looks of things.

Hopefully a few of these young Clarets come to fruition for us and few more make the grade elsewhere.
by Rowls
Mon Feb 03, 2020 12:38 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Jay Rod
Replies: 46
Views: 3089

Re: Jay Rod

He's a striker. You miss some, you don't miss others. Had that gone in, he'd have won MoM. He'd a great game though. He's starting to become more influential in our games too. Good post Buxton. It's at the ends of the pitch that these tiny margins matter most which has a distorting effect on them. ...