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by Spiral
Thu Jan 23, 2020 3:34 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Simply outstanding
Replies: 50
Views: 2564

Re: Simply outstanding

Nobody is asking for tiki taka, Vegas. Some folks (very, very small vocal minority) want Dyche potted at various stages of every single season, for the style we play. Those people are a bit loopy and most other folks just want to see a few completed passes to break up the boredom that comes with bad...
by Spiral
Thu Jan 23, 2020 3:11 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: We haven't drawn a match in four months
Replies: 0
Views: 187

We haven't drawn a match in four months

Drew to Villa late September. I count 17 league games without one since. Almost half a season without a draw, must be approaching some kind of record for us?
by Spiral
Thu Jan 23, 2020 2:29 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Simply outstanding
Replies: 50
Views: 2564

Re: Simply outstanding

F'kin hilarious watching UTD try to build up from the back for 90 minutes like they're City but doing everything humanly possible to avoid involving Phil Jones in it. Not without good reason, obviously. Maguire and their left back were the only outlets against our lads who were pressing at times wit...
by Spiral
Thu Jan 23, 2020 1:21 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: FA Cup
Replies: 24
Views: 1368

Re: FA Cup

Two wins and a few draws to safety with no European spot to lose unlike two seasons ago - got to go for it this year. Best chance we'll ever have as a club. No Long/Gibson partnership on Saturday, no Vydra starting, no Pieters, just put tonight's glorious team or something closely resembling it out ...
by Spiral
Tue Jan 21, 2020 11:51 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Surprising football statistics
Replies: 28
Views: 1419

Re: Surprising football statistics

We've played the fewest triangle pass moves of anyone in the league this season.

(That's a low key one.)
by Spiral
Tue Jan 21, 2020 1:16 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Chilwell & Choudhury
Replies: 11
Views: 1656

Re: Chilwell & Choudhury

Hmm, these kind of sanctions are usually done in good spirit to pay for a night on the beer but it usually comes from the manager. I remember seeing a list of Chelsea's player fines for this season and just a couple of days of heavy traffic over a season would set a player back more than what most n...
by Spiral
Mon Jan 20, 2020 8:44 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Cheeky so and so's....
Replies: 18
Views: 2096

Re: Cheeky so and so's....

Joke's on them, they pay Phil Jones actual real money.
by Spiral
Mon Jan 20, 2020 5:04 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: A Bright Monday Morning Post
Replies: 9
Views: 1131

Re: A Bright Monday Morning Post

Longside4evr wrote:
Mon Jan 20, 2020 12:24 pm
received_794695847678412.jpegWorking mill must have been hard labour just like our team displayed yesterday second half
Took from the Brickies beer garden yesterday
Not gonna' lie, I was a bit worried when I started slowly scrolling down that image. Turns out it's a chimney

And not a cock.
by Spiral
Mon Jan 20, 2020 4:45 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Quantum Physics BBC 4 (16.01.2020)
Replies: 45
Views: 1201

Re: Quantum Physics BBC 4 (16.01.2020)

If I boil an egg and then assume all eggs are boiled then according to quantum physics, when I go to the fridge and get out another it should be boiled if I think that it is but it's not. However, quantum physics doesn't exist other than as part of a political conspiracy to destroy all value by say...
by Spiral
Mon Jan 20, 2020 4:53 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: A Bright Monday Morning Post
Replies: 9
Views: 1131

Re: A Bright Monday Morning Post

Soz for the confusion. Wrote "and", 3rd word in, should have been "any". Autocorrect. Hope this clears it up!
by Spiral
Mon Jan 20, 2020 3:14 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: A Bright Monday Morning Post
Replies: 9
Views: 1131

Re: A Bright Monday Morning Post

There aren't and mills in Burnley, not in the sense your mate means; haven't been for what might as well be a century for all it's worth, and apparently if you point out that Burnley is a bit of a post-industrial $hithole you're "talking us down" and whatnot, and folks repine at the thought and vote...
by Spiral
Mon Jan 20, 2020 1:58 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Quantum Physics BBC 4 (16.01.2020)
Replies: 45
Views: 1201

Re: Quantum Physics BBC 4 (16.01.2020)

The problem is that a ‘term’ is applied to things & that immediately applies boundaries to it - it’s the way we teach & understand. In reality, you have to understand that there are no boundaries & no dimensions. Once you’ve mastered that, any thought is possible. That's new-age b0llocks. Fun while...
by Spiral
Sun Jan 19, 2020 7:14 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Ben Mee
Replies: 146
Views: 5975

Re: Ben Mee

He wasn't taking any risks with his positioning marking Vardy but still found himself beaten by him from a through pass in the first half. Vardy made a good three or four yards on him before Mee even turned because he was too slow to react. I know Vardy is lightning quick but it was sloppy and you d...
by Spiral
Fri Jan 17, 2020 3:05 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Next labour leader?
Replies: 533
Views: 15530

Re: Next labour leader?

Some more YouGov polling backing up the early snap polls taken on why traditionally Labour voters switched to Con. https://twitter.com/YouGov/status/1218122628499759105 Brexit first, Corbyn second, policies and other considerations a distant third and so on. I suspect Labour were doomed either way o...
by Spiral
Thu Jan 16, 2020 8:01 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Duff on F365
Replies: 35
Views: 2522

Re: Duff on F365

You’re right of course they can reach the top but I swear Sheff United were in League One, I’m almost certain Northampton were also in League One the season Wilder moved. League One club to League One club isn’t even comparable to League Two to Premier League management. If football were a role pla...
by Spiral
Thu Jan 16, 2020 12:03 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Lowerhouse Easter Beer, Gin and Fizz Festival
Replies: 10
Views: 691

Re: Lowerhouse Easter Beer, Gin and Fizz Festival

I did not read this thread title the way it is spelled the first time I read this thread title. 'What a party,' I thought.
by Spiral
Sat Jan 11, 2020 11:12 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The thread we've been waiting for (while the board was down): Matt Lowton
Replies: 39
Views: 3332

The thread we've been waiting for (while the board was down): Matt Lowton

Says a lot, too much in fact, that we look a much, much poorer side when we aren't playing a 34 year old right back who is best known for just being hard as nails.
by Spiral
Sat Jan 11, 2020 12:33 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: 2019/20: Burnley v Norwich City – Cup Ticket Information
Replies: 101
Views: 3254

Re: 2019/20: Burnley v Norwich City – Cup Ticket Information

Granny WeatherWax wrote:
Sat Jan 11, 2020 6:28 am
Glamour tie pricing :) It’s £15 mate, pocket change.
It's £20 for non-ST holders, which quickly becomes approaches £50 for a family day out. I was quite deliberate in using the phrase "near-on".
by Spiral
Sat Jan 11, 2020 3:32 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: \burnley are facing a battle to survive in the Premier Lge
Replies: 87
Views: 3784

Re: \burnley are facing a battle to survive in the Premier Lge

"but a pass accuracy of just 68.3% is incredibly poor" Surprised it's as high as that, we are ******* dreadful It's a technically accurate but still slightly misleading stat. The company linked in the Guardian article in post #1 derives its statistical analysis from raw data provided by the otherwi...
by Spiral
Sat Jan 11, 2020 2:38 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: O/T Any pop gurus from around 2000?
Replies: 10
Views: 437

Re: O/T Any pop gurus from around 2000?

This is probably a wild punt, but could it be NaNa? Can't find a music video from them but you mentioned Japanese school girls, and they're from Japan and released a few albums around that time. They're also not too dissimilar to Sneaker Pimps (downtempo, indie). Also, you mentioned Billie Eilish, (...
by Spiral
Sat Jan 11, 2020 12:36 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: 2019/20: Burnley v Norwich City – Cup Ticket Information
Replies: 101
Views: 3254

Re: 2019/20: Burnley v Norwich City – Cup Ticket Information

'Don't buy it then if you don't like it' would be a fatefully hubristic marketing approach for any football club to take (and perhaps Icarian, to extend the Greek tragedy metaphor). I'd have hoped we'd be a little smarter than that.
by Spiral
Sat Jan 11, 2020 12:01 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: 2019/20: Burnley v Norwich City – Cup Ticket Information
Replies: 101
Views: 3254

Re: 2019/20: Burnley v Norwich City – Cup Ticket Information

fidelcastro wrote:
Fri Jan 10, 2020 11:58 pm
How can it possibly be akin to a championship fixture?
Because it's Burnley v f.ucking Norwich, mate.
by Spiral
Fri Jan 10, 2020 11:53 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: 2019/20: Burnley v Norwich City – Cup Ticket Information
Replies: 101
Views: 3254

Re: 2019/20: Burnley v Norwich City – Cup Ticket Information

How arrogant does that sound? :( :roll: If I must point it out, nor are we. This is a championship fixture played in a cup tournament between two sided who happen to somehow play in the premier league. Long story short, the club has implemented near-on glamour tie pricing for a cup tie against a te...
by Spiral
Fri Jan 10, 2020 11:44 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: 2019/20: Burnley v Norwich City – Cup Ticket Information
Replies: 101
Views: 3254

Re: 2019/20: Burnley v Norwich City – Cup Ticket Information

Norwich aren't a premier league team. They're in the premier league, but they aren't a premier league team.
by Spiral
Fri Jan 10, 2020 11:41 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: 2019/20: Burnley v Norwich City – Cup Ticket Information
Replies: 101
Views: 3254

Re: FA Cup prices

ClaretTony wrote:
Fri Jan 10, 2020 11:37 pm
Could they have been cheaper? Yes
Haha, thanks, I agree!!!!
by Spiral
Fri Jan 10, 2020 11:39 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: 2019/20: Burnley v Norwich City – Cup Ticket Information
Replies: 101
Views: 3254

Re: FA Cup prices

ClaretTony wrote:
Fri Jan 10, 2020 11:37 pm
Were you expecting free tickets? Not sure why it is a joke, it's one round on and against a Premier League team. What on earth were you expecting?
For it to be cheaper. I thought that would've come though considering what I posted?
by Spiral
Fri Jan 10, 2020 11:31 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: 2019/20: Burnley v Norwich City – Cup Ticket Information
Replies: 101
Views: 3254

Re: FA Cup prices

The concession prices are for under-22s not under-18s It's a moot point. Those prices are a joke at a time when we're rapidly losing the relapsed supporters we regained through promotion. The idea of a 'new fan' or a 'premier league fan' in any context involving Burnley is utter nonsense. They're s...
by Spiral
Fri Jan 10, 2020 11:19 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: 2019/20: Burnley v Norwich City – Cup Ticket Information
Replies: 101
Views: 3254

Re: FA Cup prices

Those prices are ****ing ridiculous, but, in spite of our PL riches, (hahaha lol) if 11,000 ST-holding adults go on (hahaha lol) that'll pay for a month of Danny Drinkwater's wage. I love modern football. Umbaba umbaba umbaba umbaba!
by Spiral
Wed Jan 08, 2020 3:13 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The Irishman
Replies: 21
Views: 2682

Re: The Irishman

The use of older actors, and specifically 'HIS' - Scorsese's - older actors, De Niro and Pesci, was absolutely necessary from an artistic perspective, I think. I don't think it would have worked, artistically, without those two. It's a tremendous slog at times, painfully boring in the end of the fir...
by Spiral
Sun Jan 05, 2020 2:30 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Men's mental helath
Replies: 65
Views: 1899

Re: Men's mental helath

So please, take your crass attempts at psychoanalysis elsewhere and don’t try to explain me with them. Thanks. I'm not psychoanalysing, but in a discussion about mental health it's perhaps inevitable that we'd wade into the realms of psychology. Intuitive, not academic, it has to be said. I'll put ...
by Spiral
Sun Jan 05, 2020 1:31 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Men's mental helath
Replies: 65
Views: 1899

Re: Men's mental helath

It is true come WWIII we will need to man up. I was true in my offering as I have been lower than hell and brought myself back to living. Come on your student rhetoric can't wash away your sins tonight. If a man chooses to be masculine you depict him as a monster after he laid his heart on the tabl...
by Spiral
Sun Jan 05, 2020 12:39 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Men's mental helath
Replies: 65
Views: 1899

Re: Men's mental helath

cloughy, if you read spiral's post slowly, bit by bit, working out what he is saying, then I think you'll find it is not such an awful post. It is just a pity he has made what he has written so complex. Shorter sentences would help. If the whole were broken into paragraphs that, too, would help. Ho...
by Spiral
Sun Jan 05, 2020 12:30 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Men's mental helath
Replies: 65
Views: 1899

Re: Men's mental helath

If you are struggling I am here. I will happily meet you chat and help you if I can. I worry about you Spiral not Benny D. I'd appreciate the gesture were it sincere, but I neither require it, nor appreciate your pettiness. 'Pettiness?' you might ask: You posted "man up" in response to a post of mi...
by Spiral
Sun Jan 05, 2020 12:05 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Men's mental helath
Replies: 65
Views: 1899

Re: Men's mental helath

To be clear, my ultimate point of contention is the frankly absurd argument made by BennyD, 'I am bereaved, therefore offence taken is unwarranted, and I speak with impunity'. That's ghastly.
by Spiral
Sat Jan 04, 2020 11:59 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Men's mental helath
Replies: 65
Views: 1899

Re: Men's mental helath

cloughyclaret wrote:
Sat Jan 04, 2020 11:48 pm
Your 'justification' means nothing compared to what you posted. I thought you were better than that.
I'll make no apologies for forcefully arguing that pain isn't valued, weighted and measured against other pain. I'm sorry if you can't see that.
by Spiral
Sat Jan 04, 2020 11:55 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Men's mental helath
Replies: 65
Views: 1899

Re: Men's mental helath

Your over thinking it all too much. Just enjoy each day as it comes you might die next month . Travel laugh and love. Enjoy every minute and when your down know you are not alone , find strength and pick yourself up. We have all been there. With the greatest respect, those are slogans. I'd hazard a...
by Spiral
Sat Jan 04, 2020 11:30 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Men's mental helath
Replies: 65
Views: 1899

Re: Men's mental helath

I'd hate to see your non passive observation. Awful post. It's truly awful, isn't it? Trivialising a person's tragedy. Their grief. Their pain. Their suffering. Man up, and so and, and so forth. It's banter. It's horrible, it's truly horrible, but it's not real, it's banter. So man up. Just man up....
by Spiral
Sat Jan 04, 2020 10:32 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Men's mental helath
Replies: 65
Views: 1899

Re: Men's mental helath

Listen, I’ve had my own problems; I lost my only child to cancer, lost my career to a non- blameworthy car accident and lost a chunk of my future financial security when my company went bust but I can still take banter jokes and humour without blaming everyone else. If you can’t take the banter on ...
by Spiral
Sat Jan 04, 2020 6:43 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: JBG - hamstring
Replies: 27
Views: 2208

Re: JBG - hamstring

I pulled my hamstring buying a quiche in Aldi. Last one, mind.
by Spiral
Tue Dec 31, 2019 8:55 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Will you be awake at Midnight &....
Replies: 38
Views: 1245

Re: Will you be awake at Midnight &....

Oh how rude, I forgot so say !!!happy new year, internet people!!!
by Spiral
Tue Dec 31, 2019 8:53 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Will you be awake at Midnight &....
Replies: 38
Views: 1245

Re: Will you be awake at Midnight &....

Am I the only one on here getting smashed tonight? In and out, see what happens is my jam, but I won't be in bed until about 6.30, probably. Can't remember the last time I went on a NYD match!
by Spiral
Mon Dec 30, 2019 10:29 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The Witcher TV series
Replies: 14
Views: 698

Re: The Witcher TV series

Educate me on the difference between low and high fantasy, please. I mean, GoT had the undead, and it had spell casters....I know there were no wizards throwing fireballs but...you sound like you know more about this than I do. Not that I'd claim to be particularly knowledgeable, but to clarify my ...
by Spiral
Mon Dec 30, 2019 8:04 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The Witcher TV series
Replies: 14
Views: 698

Re: The Witcher TV series

I've never taken to Cavill in anything he's ever done but I personally think he's brilliantly cast as Geralt. It's okay. Not great, not terrible. Definitely high fantasy and all the pitfalls that come with it, not like the low fantasy that made GoT brilliant. Thrones removed some of the fantasy elem...
by Spiral
Mon Dec 30, 2019 1:27 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: War in Europe
Replies: 34
Views: 2463

Re: War in Europe

Religion is all the same really, made up nonsense to control large swathes of people. It’s like Santa Claus for adults. I'm as Godless and irreligious as they come, but is it not that the will to dominate will eventually manifest if a person with those means to do so is callous enough, or lacking i...
by Spiral
Mon Dec 30, 2019 12:16 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: War in Europe
Replies: 34
Views: 2463

Re: War in Europe

Because war is all about power and money and brainwashing people with politics and (mainly) religion is the tool used for getting people to fight on your behalf. There was a time when I might have thought that, but in all honesty I'm becoming more and more convinced that terrorists, crusaders, or w...
by Spiral
Sun Dec 29, 2019 11:43 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: War in Europe
Replies: 34
Views: 2463

Re: War in Europe

Don't know much about Orthodox Christianity, but would I be right in presuming that in the way power in Catholicism resides in the Vatican, power in Orthodox Christianity resides in Russia, or is Orthodox Christianity a bit more ascetic and de-centralised than that? I know a lot of Greeks practice O...
by Spiral
Sat Dec 28, 2019 10:31 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Changes needed
Replies: 47
Views: 3208

Re: Changes needed

Cotterball didn't have the novelty of seeing us try it against ManU, I suppose. It's horrible to watch at the moment, but all shyte teams scrapping it out in the PL go through it for a while. I hate it, but it is what it is. Just about everyone around us 'needs' one or two more players, and we're no...
by Spiral
Wed Dec 25, 2019 11:05 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Things said at both Christmas Dinner and Having Nookie
Replies: 62
Views: 2800

Re: Things said at both Christmas Dinner and Having Nookie

edit-deleted because of PTSD
by Spiral
Sat Dec 21, 2019 10:15 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Huge win but
Replies: 132
Views: 6787

Re: Huge win but

Our club: boring as $hit, but just enough grind in us to marginally push us on the right side of just about enough results to fart about in the middle of the premier league. Whatever. I suppose it's better than losing to Brentford.