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by MACCA
Tue May 26, 2020 6:30 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Alcohol
Replies: 29
Views: 1065

Re: Alcohol

Way more, I did 14 days solid in April where I'd drank, and I've not done that for a very long time if ever. No doubt the weather and being off work plays a major factor too, I've sank 30 this weekend, many sat in the sun listening to music. I dont drink usually the night before work, and if I did i...
by MACCA
Tue May 26, 2020 1:13 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Jeff Hendrick
Replies: 35
Views: 2036

Re: Jeff Hendrick

Quickenthetempo wrote:
Tue May 26, 2020 1:11 pm
He said he's coming to live with you.
If some on here are to be believed, he might be heading up there, so might need digs.

Sure Steve would happily let him top and tail...
by MACCA
Mon May 25, 2020 6:49 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Wembley - 11th anniversary
Replies: 56
Views: 1754

Re: Wembley - 11th anniversary

The start of what we have today, fantastic end to a fantastic season, thank you Owen.
by MACCA
Mon May 25, 2020 6:47 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Dominic Cummings
Replies: 399
Views: 7406

Re: Dominic Cummings

Least we can all #bekind again for a week if all the media harassment ends badly...
by MACCA
Mon May 25, 2020 9:59 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Drive by shooting
Replies: 158
Views: 8440

Re: Drive by shooting

wilks_bfc wrote:
Mon May 25, 2020 9:38 am
There weren’t 6 in the car

Some of those charged are for assisting an offender
Ah, so not 6 charged with murder then like Tiger said, thought it was strange.
by MACCA
Mon May 25, 2020 8:41 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Drive by shooting
Replies: 158
Views: 8440

Re: Drive by shooting

tiger76 wrote:
Sun May 24, 2020 10:48 pm
A 34-year-old man has become the sixth person to be charged with the murder of a law student in a drive-by shooting.
Wowzers, I heard they were a number of occupants but 6?!
by MACCA
Sun May 24, 2020 11:33 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Eid Mubarak
Replies: 29
Views: 1474

Re: Eid Mubarak

Burnley1989 wrote:
Sun May 24, 2020 11:28 am
Such a shame families won’t be able to celebrate together this year.
Absolutely, it'll be very tough not being able to celebrate with family and friends like normal :(

As like everything else during this pandemic, there will be stories and experiences to speak about for years to come.
by MACCA
Sun May 24, 2020 11:20 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Eid Mubarak
Replies: 29
Views: 1474

Eid Mubarak

Eid Mubarak to all that celebrate, hope you have the best day possible.
by MACCA
Sun May 24, 2020 10:28 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Michael Keane's "Rock Bottom"
Replies: 53
Views: 2671

Re: Michael Keane's "Rock Bottom"

FactualFrank wrote:
Sun May 24, 2020 10:03 am
I thought a statue of Michael Keane was being made when I read the thread title.

I thought it was another Bardsley & Rooney type video.

I was expecting ( and secretly hoping ) it was a video of Keane slamming Calvert-Lewin through a table...
by MACCA
Sat May 23, 2020 8:27 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Peoples interpretations
Replies: 38
Views: 1733

Re: Peoples interpretations

People with step children have been crossing houses since day dot. I'm steering clear of all family members, but those who said they need to see their mum, dad sister etc are no different to those who let their step and/or children flit from one house to another week on week were doing the exact sam...
by MACCA
Sat May 23, 2020 8:19 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Butter Pies
Replies: 38
Views: 1168

Re: Butter Pies

Which competitors would those be? Still one of the best is Oddie's. Not much better than an Oddie's savoury. Their savoury is probably, no is their best product with pork and pepper 2nd. However all their pastry products are greasy, their sandwiches are more bread than filling ( it's literally weig...
by MACCA
Sat May 23, 2020 8:15 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Butter Pies
Replies: 38
Views: 1168

Re: Butter Pies

Clarets4me wrote:
Sat May 23, 2020 12:00 am
Thank you, Nigella !
When my addiction was at its worst I didn't even dream of going to Oddies for a pie.
I'd put hollands above Oddies in terms of quality.
by MACCA
Sat May 23, 2020 8:11 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Butter Pies
Replies: 38
Views: 1168

Re: Butter Pies

welsbyswife wrote:
Fri May 22, 2020 11:46 pm
Which competitors would those be? Still one of the best is Oddie's. Not much better than an Oddie's savoury.

I go to the next block and visit the butchers, superior on every level and cheaper too.
by MACCA
Fri May 22, 2020 11:32 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Butter Pies
Replies: 38
Views: 1168

Re: Butter Pies

Wile E Coyote wrote:
Fri May 22, 2020 11:29 pm
oddies butter pies are great
Oddies.... shudder

Heartburn, expensive and behind its competitors for most, if not all products.
by MACCA
Fri May 22, 2020 7:07 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: FAO Socrates
Replies: 80
Views: 3577

Re: FAO Socrates

Absolutely wonderful to see Socrates making such fantastic progress. What a champ! Really chuffed to bit for you Kev - keep it up! We're all with you. UTC John https://twitter.com/Socrates1882/status/1263753994767343617?s=20 Thank you for sharing that John, puts a lot of things into perspective, an...
by MACCA
Fri May 22, 2020 4:11 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: I will never be that bored that i.......
Replies: 32
Views: 1781

Re: I will never be that bored that i.......

Watch American "Football"...
by MACCA
Fri May 22, 2020 2:35 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley quiz
Replies: 2
Views: 469

Burnley quiz

A quiz hosted by phil Bird and it's all Burnley related for anyone who wants to kill an hour or test their Burnley knowledge.

How did you do?

https://youtu.be/m5IKiJaNMso
by MACCA
Fri May 22, 2020 10:20 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Online Poker
Replies: 116
Views: 3178

Re: Online Poker

Game tonight

8.30pm start
$11 freezeout ( no rebuys or add ons )
5k chips
10 minute blinds

All welcome
by MACCA
Fri May 22, 2020 8:00 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Schools
Replies: 394
Views: 7644

Re: Schools

Of all the years my daughter did at primary school at the end of each year the teacher were leaving for another school or career. Pretty much the same for my lad at the same school until we moved him to another school then in his first year at the new school in year 4 his teacher were off with stre...
by MACCA
Thu May 21, 2020 4:50 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Schools
Replies: 394
Views: 7644

Re: Schools

You won’t be, at all! Macca, I remember you making on a comment about lack of empathy to the self employed and yourself when the Furlough scheme came in, I hardly covered myself in glory at the time by making unsympathetic comments because I’ve a handful of mates that take the p;ss when it comes to...
by MACCA
Thu May 21, 2020 4:47 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Schools
Replies: 394
Views: 7644

Re: Schools

Macca is clearly not basing the whole of the country on the 2 people he knows - he’s just saying that he knows 2 teachers who feel this way - which coincidentally is the same number as I know (and I only know 2 teachers who I have spoken to about this) I know more than 2, just I've only managed to ...
by MACCA
Thu May 21, 2020 3:04 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Schools
Replies: 394
Views: 7644

Re: Schools

Shocking post. I for one cannot wait to return to work, id go back tomorrow if I could, so to make such a generalised statement because 2 people you know are enjoying their time ‘off’ is totally stupid. Ahh you're 1 of the 5% ( someone quoted yesterday ) Thank you, you are appreciated more than you...
by MACCA
Thu May 21, 2020 3:02 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Schools
Replies: 394
Views: 7644

Re: Schools

If schools don't return until August then mine will not be going back until the new year starts in September as we have our holidays booked in based around the original school year. I assume all these teachers who don't feel safe will be cancelling their holidays and are isolating throughout this p...
by MACCA
Thu May 21, 2020 2:36 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Schools
Replies: 394
Views: 7644

Re: Schools

It’s safer and more accurate saying what you have said than the unions who have said every single teacher wants to return to work. And the only reason I know that to be a fact is because I know more than one teacher (which therefore equates to “some”) who feels this way. I also know of 2, one who t...
by MACCA
Thu May 21, 2020 2:15 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Robbie Brady deal extended
Replies: 78
Views: 3578

Re: Robbie Brady deal extended

Think itll be with a view to getting something for him in terms of fee. If he sets the world a light he goes for free next summer, if we dont sign him in he walks for free. We are going to be quite thin on the ground anyway regardless, thsts without the big financial hit we could take. Think our han...
by MACCA
Thu May 21, 2020 10:22 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Great Sporting upsets over the years
Replies: 27
Views: 629

Re: Great Sporting upsets over the years

Burnley 0 Lincoln 1

A peice of FA Cup history there, will be talked about for years to come.
by MACCA
Wed May 20, 2020 10:50 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Schools
Replies: 394
Views: 7644

Re: Schools

It’ll be safe when the R rate is close to zero, certainly less than 0.5. The trouble is the government has taken a broad brush approach to this mainly based on what’s happening in London. It may be safe for London schools to return with an R rate of 0.4, but the rest of the country is higher and pa...
by MACCA
Wed May 20, 2020 10:12 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Schools
Replies: 394
Views: 7644

Re: Schools

Or maybe they want to work in a safe environment. When the majority of the country are still at home it’s a reasonable ask. Maybe the majority of the country maybe can still do the job to the same standard Maybe the majority of the country have to pay/wage drops Maybe the majority of the country do...
by MACCA
Wed May 20, 2020 9:39 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Schools
Replies: 394
Views: 7644

Re: Schools

Ever thought of training to be a teacher? Should be easy enough to get on a course with your experience in the nursery setting. It’s obvious you are passionate in your thinking the majority of schools and those who work in them aren’t up to scratch. Never said they arent upto scratch, they're your ...
by MACCA
Wed May 20, 2020 8:12 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Schools
Replies: 394
Views: 7644

Re: Schools

Looking on the bright side - any parents who want to take their child out of school for a few days to get cheap holidays (or whatever) will no longer have to suffer the "every day at school is vital" arguments. Not when they can quote the "it's hardly worth bothering for 7 weeks" arguments in excha...
by MACCA
Wed May 20, 2020 8:01 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Schools
Replies: 394
Views: 7644

Re: Schools

Teachers are working from home. Many are doing shifts in school as well. It’s not “free money.” I'm aware of that, but there is no getting away from the fact its far easier, and better suited for them to be doing so. Those doing the shifts in school are basically acting as carers at the minute, the...
by MACCA
Wed May 20, 2020 7:53 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Schools
Replies: 394
Views: 7644

Re: Schools

The poll I linked shows only 5% of teachers think it’s safe to return to work. So 95% would prefer to collect their full wage packet for doing less work, no work, shorter working days, shorter working weeks, working around their family life, with no commute? Well I never. Like I said, take their pa...
by MACCA
Tue May 19, 2020 9:01 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Schools
Replies: 394
Views: 7644

Re: Schools

martin_p wrote:
Tue May 19, 2020 8:14 pm
So just 5% of teachers are ‘good teachers’?
It doesn't take much, but you've lost me
by MACCA
Tue May 19, 2020 8:01 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Schools
Replies: 394
Views: 7644

Re: Schools

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/may/19/only-5-of-teachers-think-it-safe-to-reopen-english-schools-poll-shows?CMP=Share_iOSApp_Other An awful lot of teachers don’t think it’s safe to reopen schools. It’s not giving me any confidence over sending my son back. Course they dont, I'm yet to meet ...
by MACCA
Tue May 19, 2020 4:27 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Positives tests among Premier League players/staff
Replies: 174
Views: 6333

Re: Positives tests among Premier League players

Some people are testing positive and have no symptoms what so ever.

A major plus if there are little or no effects for some people.
Surely a plus if some are just feeling a little groggy for a few days like a normal cold or viral infection.
by MACCA
Tue May 19, 2020 9:23 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Schools
Replies: 394
Views: 7644

Re: Schools

Sometimes there's little to no choice but to return to normality for some, obviously whilst sitting on full pay, work load drastically reduced and able to do any work from home, the eagerness to go back will be somewhat minimal for some. If I'm the only one who thinks or can see that then fair enoug...
by MACCA
Mon May 18, 2020 9:26 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Schools
Replies: 394
Views: 7644

Re: Schools

evensteadiereddie wrote:
Mon May 18, 2020 9:18 pm
Fair play to you and your team, Macca. All the best.

And to you and yours Eddie, hope to see you in the Turf again soon!
by MACCA
Mon May 18, 2020 8:44 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Schools
Replies: 394
Views: 7644

Re: Schools

I'd say you are. Your choice, I suppose, and to be respected - just as though others who would reject what you are doing as being reckless are to be respected, too. So have the potential risks and implications of what's happening wherever you work even been discussed ? At what level ? Is it left to...
by MACCA
Mon May 18, 2020 8:03 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Clarets cleared to start training
Replies: 20
Views: 1776

Re: ARTICLE: Clarets cleared to start training

There's a twinkle of light at the end of the tunnel.

Great news, should help raise spirits of a lot of the nation
by MACCA
Mon May 18, 2020 8:01 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Schools
Replies: 394
Views: 7644

Re: Schools

evensteadiereddie wrote:
Mon May 18, 2020 7:44 pm
Go on then, Macca, I'll bite. What is it you do for a living ? Genuine question, I'm interested to see what kind of risks you face at work.
Y

No PPE so to speak.
You decide whether I'm at risk or not.
by MACCA
Mon May 18, 2020 7:51 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Schools
Replies: 394
Views: 7644

Re: Schools

Steve-Harpers-perm wrote:
Mon May 18, 2020 6:16 pm
No you typed and posted it at 3.51pm!!!
Wrong again, no I didnt.
Quote both mine and your post then, there's probably not 3 consecutive words the same..
by MACCA
Mon May 18, 2020 5:29 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Schools
Replies: 394
Views: 7644

Re: Schools

BurningBeard wrote:
Mon May 18, 2020 5:26 pm
Loves a good straw man argument as well.
Along with many...
by MACCA
Mon May 18, 2020 5:28 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Schools
Replies: 394
Views: 7644

Re: Schools

Steve-Harpers-perm wrote:
Mon May 18, 2020 5:24 pm
Your point made zero sense though as you said if Bury Council don’t want schools back on 1st June then they should just also have ignored the government lockdown altogether which would allow you to go about life as normal pre virus? Hey just my opinion though..
I did not say that at all.
by MACCA
Mon May 18, 2020 5:11 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Schools
Replies: 394
Views: 7644

Re: Schools

Steve-Harpers-perm wrote:
Mon May 18, 2020 5:07 pm
You do like to speak on behalf of ‘the many’ a lot don’t you.
Do I?

I do like your short none informative replies though, still without an expressed an opinion of your own..
by MACCA
Mon May 18, 2020 5:09 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Schools
Replies: 394
Views: 7644

Re: Schools

If they were following that logic then wouldn’t they have every child from every year group in both primary and secondary school back?? We should just let the teachers decide when they want to go back. When they are 100% happy to return, because its 100% safe to return, then they should open the sc...
by MACCA
Mon May 18, 2020 5:05 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Schools
Replies: 394
Views: 7644

Re: Schools

30 days without a case is ridiculous and that won't happen for months maybe even years so we have to find some form of compromise. I don't disagree with your last paragraph,and that would be classed as a phased return,and certainly at secondary school age should be viable,social distancing shouldn'...
by MACCA
Mon May 18, 2020 4:51 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Schools
Replies: 394
Views: 7644

Re: Schools

Bury the next council to advise schools not to follow government plans. They could have issued a don't follow government plans 8 weeks ago, I'd have been able to go and see my family and friends then or at least eat at my favourite places. Be interesting in future as to what government plans or gui...
by MACCA
Mon May 18, 2020 4:25 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: JSA
Replies: 14
Views: 1758

Re: JSA

Say you cant return to work as it's too risky with all this covid19 about, but you still want paying a full wage!

Theyll be some people out there doing/expecting that.
by MACCA
Mon May 18, 2020 4:20 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Schools
Replies: 394
Views: 7644

Re: Schools

Tiger - the question is, how do you know when the child contracted Covid19 and where from. Obviously a normal school environment helps illness spread quickly due to the amount of children in one place, and children's actions and hygiene not being the best. The question is what figures or stats are p...
by MACCA
Mon May 18, 2020 4:08 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Schools
Replies: 394
Views: 7644

Re: Schools

Literally nobody is saying this. The BMA have said it's too risky to open schools in their view. Is their opinion valid? Yes, I'll go all out and say BMA and your opinion is correct. My opinion was pie in the sky, and all the worry teachers have about going back in 3 weeks is justified as they prob...