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by Vintage Claret
Fri Sep 25, 2020 11:56 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley 2nd Highest Daily Covid Rate
Replies: 38
Views: 2145

Re: Burnley 2nd Highest Daily Covid Rate

ten bellies wrote:
Fri Sep 25, 2020 11:40 pm
The criminals are in Westminster.
And in China for not admitting at least 10 months ago what was happening and allowing thousands of their citizens to fly all over the globe spreading this feckin' shitstorm all over the world.
by Vintage Claret
Tue Sep 22, 2020 7:10 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Most annoying bit in a song
Replies: 56
Views: 1440

Re: Most annoying bit in a song

When there's a 'gangsta rap' bit in it....init
by Vintage Claret
Mon Sep 21, 2020 11:19 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Covid testing - What is the wait there?
Replies: 29
Views: 889

Re: Covid testing - What is the wait there?

I thought people were no longer supposed to go for a test unless they had symptoms, or had been instructed to take one? The advice has always been and still is not to book a test appointment unless you are instructed or have symptoms but the 'walk in no appointment required' stations like the ones ...
by Vintage Claret
Mon Sep 21, 2020 10:15 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Covid testing - What is the wait there?
Replies: 29
Views: 889

Re: Covid testing - What is the wait there?

Lots of media coverage here at the moment about lack of testing capacity and people being giving test appointments 100's of miles from where they live. There's a testing station in Burnley centre at the moment meant for people without symptoms which always seems to have plenty of people queing up to...
by Vintage Claret
Thu Sep 17, 2020 8:45 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: New Lockdown
Replies: 272
Views: 9595

Re: New Lockdown

mealdeal wrote:
Thu Sep 17, 2020 7:39 pm
No surprise when you've got lines of perfectly healthy people queueing opposite Tesco car park to be tested
https://www.burnley.gov.uk/news/get-cov ... o-symptoms
by Vintage Claret
Thu Sep 17, 2020 8:20 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Best original movie soundtrack?
Replies: 46
Views: 745

Re: Best original movie soundtrack?

A Clockwork Orange
by Vintage Claret
Wed Sep 16, 2020 2:13 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: What channel is our cup game v Blades on
Replies: 106
Views: 6730

Re: What channel is our cup game v Blades on

Will pubs be able to legitimately stream the game, I assume it would cost them more than a tenner if so?
by Vintage Claret
Wed Sep 16, 2020 8:40 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Favourite computer game
Replies: 106
Views: 1369

Re: Favourite computer game

Amstrad -. Football Manager 2
Amiga. - Cannon Fodder
Megadrive - Mortal Kombat
Dreamcast - Incoming
PS1 - Aliens
PS2 - Guitar Hero
PC - Commandos BEL
by Vintage Claret
Tue Sep 15, 2020 1:59 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Stan the man
Replies: 35
Views: 2098

Re: Stan the man

2 BFC legends in one photo!
by Vintage Claret
Tue Sep 15, 2020 1:44 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Zoe Ball
Replies: 86
Views: 3455

Re: Zoe Ball

Don't mind Sara Cox but can't do with Zoe Ball Has the habit of describing everything as "very exciting" or "we're all very excited" Tuned in for 10 minutes whilst driving the Mrs to work last Friday and she was still doing it, must have said "exciting" or "excited" about 8 times (Zoe that is, not t...
by Vintage Claret
Thu Sep 10, 2020 3:59 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: For those with primary-aged children at home...
Replies: 52
Views: 2550

Re: For those with primary-aged children at home...

Went past the COVID testing centre in Burnley this morning. Very long queue round the car park and many of the adults had children with them of school age which was quite worrying if they were there to get tested. Wouldn't read too much into it. The testing centre in Burnley is for testing people w...
by Vintage Claret
Thu Sep 10, 2020 3:54 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Diana Rigg dies
Replies: 26
Views: 1555

Re: Diana Rigg dies

Just seen this, really sad news.

Loved her in The Avengers and she was the only 'Bond girl' to become Mrs Bond (though that didn't end well)

RIP beautiful lady
by Vintage Claret
Wed Sep 09, 2020 5:06 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: 5 Quick Questions
Replies: 26
Views: 768

Re: 5 Quick Questions

BenWickes wrote:
Wed Sep 09, 2020 4:56 pm
Oh yes! I had a Bo Derek poster ('10' wasn't it on the beach?)
Yeah sounds like the one 8-)
by Vintage Claret
Wed Sep 09, 2020 4:41 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: 5 Quick Questions
Replies: 26
Views: 768

Re: 5 Quick Questions

Gene Hackman
Sir Ian Botham
Kate Beckinsale
James Bond
Bo Derek and Debbie Harry
by Vintage Claret
Tue Sep 08, 2020 3:29 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: All or nothing Spurs
Replies: 28
Views: 3058

Re: All or nothing Spurs

Watched the first 3 episodes so far and quite liking it (apart from the featured 'highlights' of our game down there of course!) :( Mourinho comes across as quite a clever man-manager so far and I'm even warming to Dele Ali. Things started well for Mourinho though, willl be interesting to see if/how...
by Vintage Claret
Mon Sep 07, 2020 4:22 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The footballers cricket team
Replies: 8
Views: 700

Re: The footballers cricket team

David Beckham - could always bowl a maiden over..
by Vintage Claret
Sat Sep 05, 2020 5:56 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Song endings...
Replies: 42
Views: 1067

Re: Song endings...

Bohemian Rhapsody - Queen
by Vintage Claret
Fri Sep 04, 2020 8:16 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Your favourite football
Replies: 17
Views: 524

Re: Your favourite football

You lot got to play wi a proper ball? Luxury!

In my day, we had to make do wi an old newspaper scrunched into a round shape and tied wi string
by Vintage Claret
Mon Aug 31, 2020 12:28 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Messi
Replies: 67
Views: 2935

Re: Messi

Our shirt actually suits Messi, shame our wages would probably be a tad short of what he's used to..
by Vintage Claret
Sun Aug 30, 2020 5:23 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Songs you haven't heard in years
Replies: 22
Views: 943

Re: Songs you haven't heard in years

On another thread someone mentioned the radio station 'united DJ's' which plays mainly older stuff so thought I'd give it a try.

This was one of the first tracks they played, takes me back to my early disco days as a pimply youth..

Donna Summer 'Loves unkind'

https://youtu.be/c-QNfo4pQlc
by Vintage Claret
Sun Aug 30, 2020 12:21 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Two Beasts
Replies: 35
Views: 2528

Re: Two Beasts

Or not two beasts? That is the question.
by Vintage Claret
Sat Aug 29, 2020 1:42 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Leeds United.....
Replies: 51
Views: 3315

Re: Leeds United.....

Think the Liverpool v Leeds game was always a dead cert for televising.

Had it not been postponed I think our game v Man U may well have been selected as well considering what happened last time we played them and that there are usually goals in the fixture.
by Vintage Claret
Wed Aug 26, 2020 5:08 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Jimmy Anderson
Replies: 102
Views: 6327

Re: Jimmy Anderson

Hopey wrote:
Wed Aug 26, 2020 5:01 pm
I feel a petition coming on.
I'd sign it.

Fred Truman has a nice statue in Skipton and 'only' took 307 test wickets, surely a bowler who has taken 600 must deserve one in his home town or somewhere.
by Vintage Claret
Wed Aug 26, 2020 1:31 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: New Home Kit 2020/21
Replies: 162
Views: 8772

Re: New Home Kit 2020/21

Full kit looks good. https://twitter.com/BurnleyOfficial/status/1298553828330143744?s=19 Yeah, wasn't keen on the new shirt at first but it does look much better when you see the whole kit together. Still won't be buying one though, will wait and see if the training shirts are as good as last seaso...
by Vintage Claret
Wed Aug 26, 2020 10:57 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Messi
Replies: 43
Views: 1946

Re: Messi

I think Lionel Messi and Yasir Shah the Pakistan cricketer may be one and the same, I mean, you never see them in the same room together do you? ;)

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by Vintage Claret
Wed Aug 26, 2020 9:50 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Jimmy Anderson
Replies: 102
Views: 6327

Re: Jimmy Anderson

When all spectators are eventually allowed back, it would be great if Jimmy could be the guest of honour at The Turf for the first match to receive the ovation he deserves from his home town fans.
by Vintage Claret
Fri Aug 21, 2020 5:42 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Maguire in the mire ?
Replies: 139
Views: 8884

Re: Maguire in the mire ?

Stalbansclaret wrote:
Fri Aug 21, 2020 5:00 pm
Apparently after reviewing the CCTV footage he's been released and a penalty awarded to Man United.
Was it John Moss who reviewed the footage? :)
by Vintage Claret
Thu Aug 20, 2020 7:42 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Manchester Arena bomb
Replies: 30
Views: 2213

Re: Manchester Arena bomb

Hopefully the scumbag will live to endure every single day of those 55 years (though I suspect he won't) Wonder if reality has sunk in for him yet? Does he still kid himself that his actions and those of his murdering coward of a brother were worth what is now the utterly futile and hopefully terrif...
by Vintage Claret
Tue Aug 18, 2020 6:25 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Actors. Where have we seen them before?
Replies: 39
Views: 1516

Re: Actors. Where have we seen them before?

Had this the other day while we were watching an old Peter Sellers as Inspector Cluseux film, 'A shot in the dark' (the scene with the blind beggar busking and the 'minky' breaking the 'liurr') Wife said the beggar looked familiar but she couldn't place him, after some thought I realized it was the ...
by Vintage Claret
Mon Aug 17, 2020 10:44 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Is Ben White really worth £50 million?
Replies: 15
Views: 1989

Re: Is Ben White really worth £50 million?

If he's worth 50 million what must Tarks be worth considering he's an experienced PL defender and an England International?
by Vintage Claret
Sun Aug 16, 2020 12:12 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Oooh David Eyres
Replies: 37
Views: 2073

Re: Oooh David Eyres

My favourite Burnley player ever (until Ben Mee came along, now I can't make my mind up) :?
by Vintage Claret
Fri Aug 14, 2020 11:46 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Best ‘man’ TV programme?
Replies: 15
Views: 703

Re: Best ‘man’ TV programme?

Babestation (according to a friend)
by Vintage Claret
Thu Aug 13, 2020 1:47 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: FA Cup: No replays during 2020-21 season
Replies: 21
Views: 670

Re: FA Cup: No replays during 2020-21 season

Would it be a good idea to change it so that the lower league team is automatically at home but have the option to play at the 'bigger' clubs ground instead?

(Obviously if both teams are in the same league the home team is as per the draw)
by Vintage Claret
Thu Aug 13, 2020 11:41 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Weirdest thing to happen at work?
Replies: 45
Views: 2294

Re: Weirdest thing to happen at work?

Many years ago when I was an office manager I was interviewing for a new member of staff to join our team. The first applicant arrived and turned out to be a very pretty blonde girl in her mid twenties with a stunning figure. For the interview she was sat with her back to the large window in my off...
by Vintage Claret
Tue Aug 11, 2020 12:01 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Modern Day Things That **** You Off
Replies: 189
Views: 6094

Re: Modern Day Things That **** You Off

A more recent annoying trend, people littering face-masks.
by Vintage Claret
Sat Aug 08, 2020 11:02 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Funniest thing you have seen at a football match
Replies: 64
Views: 2618

Re: Funniest thing you have seen at a football match

Away fan ordering 3 Twixes in the Cricket field Stand and trying to pay with a fiver
by Vintage Claret
Sat Aug 08, 2020 12:24 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Villa turn to the Bard
Replies: 27
Views: 2489

Re: Villa turn to the Bard

Probably still finish Bottom...
by Vintage Claret
Fri Aug 07, 2020 11:54 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Modern Day Things That **** You Off
Replies: 189
Views: 6094

Re: Modern Day Things That **** You Off

Trial by social media. The assumption that if you're the one filming on your mobile phone you're automatically a good person and definitely the one in the right in any kind of scenario. The use of the word 'so' at the beginning of a sentence (particularly in answer to a question) The price of a Twix...
by Vintage Claret
Thu Aug 06, 2020 8:17 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Thought provoking Read on 75th Anniversary
Replies: 19
Views: 1014

Re: Thought provoking Read on 75th Anniversary

The decision for Hitler would have been easy as he was a bit of a cnut.

I'd like to think Truman and Churchill would have found the decision to use the A-Bomb harder to make.
by Vintage Claret
Thu Aug 06, 2020 8:00 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Eng Vs Pak at Old Trafford
Replies: 157
Views: 4114

Re: Eng Vs Pak at Old Trafford

One of the things I've always admired about the Pakistan and Indian cricket teams is the 'if they're good enough they''re old enough' approach to giving promising young players a chance.

When was the last time a 17 year old played for the senior England team?
by Vintage Claret
Wed Aug 05, 2020 6:13 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Banned Audi Advert
Replies: 33
Views: 2368

Re: Banned Audi Advert

The ad may have been ok if it was accompanied by a warning that eating a banana does not make a child immune to injury from any moving high performance vehicle.
by Vintage Claret
Wed Aug 05, 2020 9:31 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Donald Trump
Replies: 2230
Views: 61503

Re: Donald Trump

Holy crap! Just watched the Axios/HBO interview in full, can't believe what I've just seen/heard. Just a sample.. Trump on over 150,000 USA Coronavirus deaths - "It is what it is" Trump on John Lewis - "I don't really know him, he chose not to come to my inauguration" Trump on postal voting "It's a ...
by Vintage Claret
Mon Aug 03, 2020 9:55 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Covid 19 & the Travel Industry
Replies: 19
Views: 738

Re: Covid 19 & the Travel Industry

We did briefly consider maybe booking something for October but sadly it just seems to much of a risk so we'll just wait and see what happens next year. I do feel for the travel industry, and all the employees affected and the knock on effect it has for so many other businesses and their workers not...
by Vintage Claret
Mon Aug 03, 2020 6:02 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Poor Spelling / Grammar
Replies: 105
Views: 2423

Re: Poor Spelling / Grammar

I once went out with an English teacher.

She was very good at spelling and grammar and her pet hate was any improper use of the colon.
by Vintage Claret
Sat Aug 01, 2020 10:50 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Mask day
Replies: 174
Views: 5873

Re: Mask day

2 genuine question to anyone who thinks the pandemic is some kind of global conspiracy "how and why?"
by Vintage Claret
Fri Jul 31, 2020 9:50 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Greatest Nicknames in Sport
Replies: 74
Views: 1825

Re: Greatest Nicknames in Sport

James Anderson - The Burnley Express
by Vintage Claret
Thu Jul 30, 2020 10:13 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Your favourite time watching Burnley not at the game
Replies: 58
Views: 1532

Re: Your favourite time watching Burnley not at the game

Any game watched in a pub when Burnley have won is my favourite :)

It is somehow even more satisfying watching a win in a bar on holiday somewhere sunny with a load of neutrals or better still an opposition fan or 2 :-)

Won't be enjoying that experience again for a while though sadly :-(
by Vintage Claret
Mon Jul 27, 2020 4:46 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Tom Hanks
Replies: 20
Views: 1742

Re: Tom Hanks

Saw the thread title and thought we might be getting the goal music back until I remembered that was Tom Hark ;)
by Vintage Claret
Thu Jul 23, 2020 12:53 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Lockdown jokes and memes.
Replies: 505
Views: 44713

Re: Lockdown jokes and memes.

Apparently Sting claims he can make love to his wife for 4 hours without climaxing.

I've seen his wife and I'm not surprised.
by Vintage Claret
Mon Jul 20, 2020 3:49 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Car breakdown cover
Replies: 15
Views: 526

Re: Car breakdown cover

Another vote for Startrescue.

Around £50 a year for comprehensive cover

Had to call on their services twice in the last 2 years and both times service was good (they use McAdams in Colne)