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by martin_p
Sat Apr 04, 2020 11:25 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Match of the Day
Replies: 7
Views: 257

Re: Match of the Day

expoultryboy wrote:
Sat Apr 04, 2020 11:21 pm
Just turned it off . Still can't stand to watch it !!!
It’s ancient history now. A club living off its past glories.
by martin_p
Sat Apr 04, 2020 1:33 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The death penalty
Replies: 10
Views: 715

Re: The death penalty

The anti 5g nutters have been around in Liverpool from before coronavirus arrived. Then they changed their focus to conspiracy theories around the virus and left 5g alone for a while. Looks like they’ve found a neat way to pursue both their hobbies at once.
by martin_p
Fri Apr 03, 2020 4:50 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Covid-19
Replies: 6001
Views: 109450

Re: Covid-19

I worry that there have been a lot of question marks about China data, even though I have defended it at times. China is not coming out of this well at all and could suffer a backlash from Europe and the US. When the whole world is in recession except for China, I am not sure what the reaction is g...
by martin_p
Fri Apr 03, 2020 2:44 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Covid-19
Replies: 6001
Views: 109450

Re: Covid-19

I don't see how our curve (currently straight line) reaches it's apex in 11 days, I think this is another optimistic projection from the feel good/adjust later ministers. We’ve only been in lockdown for eleven/twelve days, the impact of that won’t have been reflected in the figures yet. But if the ...
by martin_p
Fri Apr 03, 2020 12:43 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Bloody hell I've been on the scales.
Replies: 32
Views: 1436

Re: Bloody hell I've been on the scales.

I’d like to get down to 12.5 stone (currently 13) so I need a he lockdown to continue for a few weeks yet.
by martin_p
Fri Apr 03, 2020 12:37 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Covid-19
Replies: 6001
Views: 109450

Re: Covid-19

We need to remember that these big exhibition spaces, like the EDEXEL and Manchester Central, are designed for the quick construction and tear down of exhibitions of varying complexity. While it looks impressive I suspect both venues have had harder tasks in the last twelve months.
by martin_p
Fri Apr 03, 2020 12:18 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Covid-19
Replies: 6001
Views: 109450

Re: Covid-19

No they have put other lives at risks - social distancing is not primarily about protecting yourself..it’s about limiting transmission and contacts. I have not seen the video but if they have not been adhering to social distancing guidelines that is not heroic - it’s stupid. Yes, the thinking behin...
by martin_p
Fri Apr 03, 2020 12:16 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Bloody hell I've been on the scales.
Replies: 32
Views: 1436

Re: Bloody hell I've been on the scales.

I've lost weight by working from home. There is always sweets and biscuits in our office and I have a very sweet tooth so can never resist. Managed to stay disciplined at home, so far. Also doing my exercise daily, which I wouldn't always do, especially on winter nights. I'm at the weight I was aim...
by martin_p
Fri Apr 03, 2020 9:25 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Glen Little...
Replies: 56
Views: 5532

Re: Glen Little...

This is brilliant!!! The time flew bye. Forget your Crouch Casts etc... This beats them all. Yes the intro drags a little... but when Little joins the hosts (15 mins in to it) the next hour or more transports you... Enjoy! The intro was dragging after 30 seconds for me so I just fast forwarded to w...
by martin_p
Fri Apr 03, 2020 12:01 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Covid-19
Replies: 6001
Views: 109450

Re: Covid-19

Does it ever occur to you that other governments could also be criticised for "knowing what the problems would be but not having a plan to mitigate them. And we were given a forward look at what would happen but still we didn’t take mitigating action."? It doesn't does it. Yes it does, and other go...
by martin_p
Thu Apr 02, 2020 11:27 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Covid-19
Replies: 6001
Views: 109450

Re: Covid-19

On the 7th March I was on the Turf watching us play Spurs. Think about that. Less than a month ago. (Dont know about you, but I'd love to be going ballistic in a crowd , remember them, at a linesman for not flagging a clear offside ) Just days after , everything thing changed. What's happened since...
by martin_p
Thu Apr 02, 2020 3:27 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Covid-19
Replies: 6001
Views: 109450

Re: Covid-19

Here's Peston being pulled up for spreading more I'll informed crap that he has plucked from his own backside https://twitter.com/addicted2newz/status/1245476876879003648?s=19 More reason to take what the momentum loons post with a huge pinch of salt That clip for some reason edits out the answer t...
by martin_p
Thu Apr 02, 2020 2:59 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Covid-19
Replies: 6001
Views: 109450

Re: Covid-19

Thanks for the link Combatclaret. Some very interesting reading when you go through some of the references. https://meduza.io/en/feature/2020/03/21/the-ventilator-problem Just doing some simple sums. UK currently has 8175 ventilators and total of 114,000 hospital beds. If, in worse case, assume eve...
by martin_p
Thu Apr 02, 2020 2:54 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Covid-19
Replies: 6001
Views: 109450

Re: Covid-19

Just a quick reminder- The government does not have access to a lever , over which , a sign saying- " FOR PERFECTION, IN CASE OF UNPRECEDENTED PANDEMIC, PULL HERE " As it does not exist. Repeat, it does not exist. Thanks very much , as you were. Unfortunately it doesn’t look like we had anything la...
by martin_p
Thu Apr 02, 2020 12:45 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: RIP Eddie Large
Replies: 38
Views: 1357

Re: RIP Eddie Large

Ahhh, poor Eddie. Used to love Little and Large on a Saturday night when I was a lad (although it hasn’t aged well). Saw them live in Scarborough supporting Val Doonican before they’d hit the big time. We were on holiday and I was dragged along by my mum with my sister while my dad stayed in the hot...
by martin_p
Thu Apr 02, 2020 12:37 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Coronavirus and the response
Replies: 92
Views: 2309

Re: Coronavirus and the response

I don't know if we're equipped to deal with strong warnings straight away. The police don't have the powers of other nations to keep people inside or give them a walloping like some are doing o back them up. If the country rebelled against strong measures straight away we might never of recovered. ...
by martin_p
Thu Apr 02, 2020 12:34 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Coronavirus and the response
Replies: 92
Views: 2309

Re: Coronavirus and the response

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by martin_p
Thu Apr 02, 2020 12:11 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Coronavirus and the response
Replies: 92
Views: 2309

Re: Coronavirus and the response

It just highlights the fact we as human beings have flaws, in immediate danger we shouldn't need the government to force us to do things. But I think that’s one of the failings. The fairly mild messages coming from ‘government spokespeople’ didn’t emphasise the seriousness of the situation soon eno...
by martin_p
Thu Apr 02, 2020 12:08 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Coronavirus and the response
Replies: 92
Views: 2309

Re: Coronavirus and the response

The dreadful quality of much of the management in the nhs isn’t helping at all. Right from low level to much of the upper echelons at least 70% of em wouldn’t even get employment in the private sector. The inter dept and inter trust squabbling and quite breathtaking incompetence within much of proc...
by martin_p
Wed Apr 01, 2020 9:22 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Covid-19
Replies: 6001
Views: 109450

Re: Covid-19

thatdberight wrote:
Wed Apr 01, 2020 7:58 pm
What lie was this?
He lied about the chemicals needed for the test kits being in short supply. The industry immediately corrected him adding they’d not been asked to increase production either.
by martin_p
Wed Apr 01, 2020 1:03 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Covid-19
Replies: 6001
Views: 109450

Re: Covid-19

Whatever the answer, surely we can agree that someone calling the U.K. a country is hardly a basis for dismissing everything else he says.
by martin_p
Tue Mar 31, 2020 9:27 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Prem to resume behind closed doors start of MAY 
Replies: 67
Views: 2608

Re: Prem to resume behind closed doors start of MAY 

Great news if true. Some footy on the tv would be a great distraction, although I’m not sure my wife would agree!
by martin_p
Sun Mar 29, 2020 10:19 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Donald Trump
Replies: 267
Views: 6448

Re: Donald Trump

Uwe Noble wrote:
Sun Mar 29, 2020 8:55 am
A record majority of the British public disagree with you in the most recent opinion poll. It's why we have a Tory government. Magic Grandad did not cut the mustard. Time to move on.
Where is the opinion poll which asks how well the government has dealt with the crisis so far?
by martin_p
Sun Mar 29, 2020 10:18 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Donald Trump
Replies: 267
Views: 6448

Re: Donald Trump

To provide some balance: Professor Keith Willett, NHS Strategic Incident Director for Covid-19, said: 'Actually the NHS declared a Level Four - the highest - National Emergency on January 30, the day before his magazine article that Dr Horton claims should have been the signal, and fully six weeks ...
by martin_p
Sat Mar 28, 2020 6:46 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Boris Watch
Replies: 895
Views: 16507

Re: Boris Watch

Had a quick skim but its hard to see the good posts for the arguing to be honest. A plea: We’re all locked down during a worrying period, its really important to stay connected socially with people and share useful observations and advice (on whichever social media people choose to frequent). Some ...
by martin_p
Fri Mar 27, 2020 11:44 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley F C in pictures
Replies: 568
Views: 67548

Re: Burnley F C in pictures

claretfern wrote:
Fri Mar 27, 2020 11:28 pm
I think the guy is Gordon Clayton. Wasn't he Chief Scout?
Can only find a few pictures of Clayton some 25-30 years earlier when he was a keeper with Man United (making two appearances) but it looks like the same person so I think you have it.
by martin_p
Fri Mar 27, 2020 8:10 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Crystal Palace v Burnley "Back to the Fixture"
Replies: 15
Views: 537

Re: Crystal Palace v Burnley "Back to the Fixture"

Aclaret wrote:
Fri Mar 27, 2020 7:16 pm
Crystal Palace v Burnley " Back to the Fixture" score predictions.
Crystal Palace 0 Burnley 1
We’ve not won away all season, I think you’re being a touch optimistic!
by martin_p
Fri Mar 27, 2020 3:46 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Boris Watch
Replies: 895
Views: 16507

Re: Boris Watch

Why is it that Wrongo seems to revel in situations that are going to cause untold damage to the country?
by martin_p
Fri Mar 27, 2020 1:39 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Martin Tylers’ Turf Moor memories..
Replies: 26
Views: 2005

Re: Martin Tylers’ Turf Moor memories..

The home game against Chelsea at the start of 2014/15 was live on Sky. Tyler wasn’t the commentator but on the week’s Premier League highlights programme he was. So he covers a lot more than we might think. He was definitely commentator for the home game v Sheffield Wednesday on New Year’s Day 1983...
by martin_p
Fri Mar 27, 2020 1:38 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Boris Watch
Replies: 895
Views: 16507

Re: Boris Watch

I know. Do you want to tell him that the EXCEL may well have been open for 20 years. But not as a staffed and functioning hospital for 4000 patients, and created as such, in a matter of days. ? I reckon we should we just give him time for some calm reflection. Maybe a more appropriate shout out wou...
by martin_p
Fri Mar 27, 2020 12:21 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Extinction Rebellion- Disgraceful
Replies: 16
Views: 1061

Re: Extinction Rebellion- Disgraceful

Grrrrrrrrrrr
by martin_p
Fri Mar 27, 2020 8:49 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Boris Watch
Replies: 895
Views: 16507

Re: Boris Watch

I don't disagree with that, I'm sure there are things that could be done better, especially with hindsight. I have no problem with anyone saying Boris made a mistake there, or that could have been better. The problem is the minority of moaners on here, led by Andrew who find fault with everything h...
by martin_p
Fri Mar 27, 2020 8:45 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Martin Tylers’ Turf Moor memories..
Replies: 26
Views: 2005

Re: Martin Tylers’ Turf Moor memories..

I got to seven. Didn’t even realise the eighth had a full England cap!
by martin_p
Thu Mar 26, 2020 11:02 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Boris Watch
Replies: 895
Views: 16507

Re: Boris Watch

dsr wrote:
Thu Mar 26, 2020 10:27 pm
Edward Short, Labour, 1968, took your milk. If that's all it was, then perhaps you need to change your policies.
Not if you were in primary school at the time.
by martin_p
Thu Mar 26, 2020 10:37 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC a community club my ar$e
Replies: 43
Views: 3015

Re: BFC a community club my ar$e

One assumes the original poster on this thread will be along soon with a full apology.
by martin_p
Thu Mar 26, 2020 9:54 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Clap for Our Carers
Replies: 45
Views: 1988

Re: Clap for Our Carers

There’s a lot of people still working to keep the country going under trying conditions so if anything’s going to happen it shouldn’t just be about care workers.
by martin_p
Wed Mar 25, 2020 2:45 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Boris Watch
Replies: 895
Views: 16507

Re: Boris Watch

RingoMcCartney wrote:
Wed Mar 25, 2020 2:41 pm
Rearrange -

Messenger not try shoot to the.
This was a decent thread until you introduced your own brand of political bile.
by martin_p
Wed Mar 25, 2020 2:28 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Boris Watch
Replies: 895
Views: 16507

Re: Boris Watch

For the past fortnight The UTC messageboard merry band of sad, blinkered, sniping noisy lefties. Have attempted to criticise a government and make , futile political capital from an horrendous situation. We're in the middle of a national, life threatening, crisis. And endless pathetic nitpicking th...
by martin_p
Tue Mar 24, 2020 11:15 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Old Clarets Footage on YouTube
Replies: 2
Views: 306

Re: Old Clarets Footage on YouTube

Ah, I see someone’s already started a similar thread. This one can be deleted.
by martin_p
Tue Mar 24, 2020 11:05 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Old Clarets Footage on YouTube
Replies: 2
Views: 306

Old Clarets Footage on YouTube

With no current football to look forward to I thought it might be fun to get a thread going with links to all the Burnley matches on YouTube. I know lots of them will have been linked before but they’re always worth looking at, even when we get beat! I’ll start with one I only just discovered today ...
by martin_p
Mon Mar 23, 2020 3:59 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Arthur Sutcliffe – 1893 to 1896
Replies: 3
Views: 290

Re: ARTICLE: Arthur Sutcliffe – 1893 to 1896

Good stuff Tony, will look forward to reading these.
by martin_p
Mon Mar 23, 2020 10:18 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Barley is closed
Replies: 44
Views: 3106

Re: Barley is closed

Tricky argument, isn't it? Presumably the other side (excluding the asterisks) is that people in rural villages can reckon that they are rich and have expensive houses in the country and these poorer town dwellers should stay indoors so the country folk can enjoy their vast areas of countryside. Th...
by martin_p
Sun Mar 22, 2020 11:44 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The most `celebrated` Burnley goals ever?
Replies: 83
Views: 2407

Re: The most `celebrated` Burnley goals ever?

Was anyone here actually behind that Paterson strike? Must have been a thing of beauty to see that curling towards you I was in line but a hit higher up in the stand. It was one of those that you knew was on target but you can’t quite believe until it hits the back of the net. Then boy did we belie...
by martin_p
Sat Mar 21, 2020 1:43 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Shocking behaviour
Replies: 19
Views: 2001

Re: Shocking behaviour

I’m not opening the link but I bet I can guess the skin colour of the perpetrators of this ‘shocking behaviour’.
by martin_p
Fri Mar 20, 2020 1:00 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Covid-19
Replies: 6001
Views: 109450

Re: Covid-19

Jakubclaret wrote:
Fri Mar 20, 2020 12:56 pm
If it's an opinion it's impossible for it to be right or wrong, people will always agree or disagree, even if it's 95% either way, the 5% are not wrong or right.
In my opinion you are a 103 year old woman. Is that right or wrong?
by martin_p
Fri Mar 20, 2020 12:54 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Covid-19
Replies: 6001
Views: 109450

Re: Covid-19

Yes. It's OK to have those opinions and even lobby for them. As long as you don't break the law or encourage others to do so. Certain 'opinions' may correlate so closely to illegal activity that holding them means you're subject to significant scrutiny but holding them is still just an opinion. But...
by martin_p
Thu Mar 19, 2020 4:43 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Covid-19
Replies: 6001
Views: 109450

Re: Covid-19

FactualFrank wrote:
Thu Mar 19, 2020 4:32 pm
And pasta storing cupboards.
I suspect that most of the people buying up pasta won’t have had it before and are storing in their freezers anyway.
by martin_p
Thu Mar 19, 2020 3:29 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ST Renewals - General Concensus?
Replies: 97
Views: 3469

Re: ST Renewals - General Concensus?

paulatky wrote:
Thu Mar 19, 2020 3:27 pm
Payments for games we are unlikely to see.

When football returns to gain entry will cost 3 bog rolls ,as bog rolls have become the global currency.
Used to see bog rolls being taken on the match regularly during the late 70s/early 80s.