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by martin_p
Sat Jul 04, 2020 9:46 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Johann Panacea
Replies: 18
Views: 1499

Re: Johann Panacea

Rowls wrote:
Sat Jul 04, 2020 1:40 am
Obviously it’s a weak joke
Understatement of the year?
by martin_p
Wed Jul 01, 2020 9:49 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Today I buried my 10 month old Grandson.
Replies: 102
Views: 3689

Re: Today I buried my 10 month old Grandson.

So sad for your loss. My thoughts are with you and your family.
by martin_p
Wed Jul 01, 2020 3:29 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: "New Deal"
Replies: 86
Views: 3799

Re: "New Deal"

See Johnson is now claiming this is £600bn rather than the £5bn mentioned yesterday. He must’ve had a root round down the back of his sofa last night.
by martin_p
Tue Jun 30, 2020 3:37 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: "New Deal"
Replies: 86
Views: 3799

Re: "New Deal"

It's churlish to sulk just because the current Conservative Party have better soundbites martin_p. I've long presume you're a card-carrying Labour member? So instead you could post on here when Kier "Laser-Focus" Starmer has some laser-cut policies to speak of. You presume wrong. If your argument i...
by martin_p
Tue Jun 30, 2020 3:21 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: "New Deal"
Replies: 86
Views: 3799

Re: "New Deal"

More info from Labour: https://i.imgur.com/7aRoQce.png So there's a petition to "do something" but no information on what the "something" would actually be. I really do like the phrase "laser-focused". We wouldn't want the government to focus on jobs with a soft-lit lamp, for example, would we? Or ...
by martin_p
Tue Jun 30, 2020 1:19 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Leicester
Replies: 41
Views: 2099

Re: Leicester

Wont the Leicester players be in lockdown? Schools and shops closing and pubs/restaurants not reopening at weekend but nothing on people staying at home as far as I can see. I can’t see how this would necessarily impact Leicester games given they’re in a stadium closed to the public with very stric...
by martin_p
Tue Jun 30, 2020 12:09 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: REPORT: Prime time viewing at Crystal Palace
Replies: 24
Views: 967

Re: REPORT: Prime time viewing at Crystal Palace

My favourite comment on the performance comes from The Guardian’s report,

‘Truly, this is a club continuing to defy not just gravity, not just sporting economics, but occasionally even simple logic.’
by martin_p
Tue Jun 30, 2020 10:39 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Magic Numbers 2019-20 ...
Replies: 128
Views: 12410

Re: Magic Numbers 2019-20 ...

By my reckoning if West Ham lose on Wednesday it’ll be mathematically impossible for three teams to finish above us.
by martin_p
Tue Jun 30, 2020 9:47 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Olive Grace Mee
Replies: 51
Views: 3563

Re: Olive Grace Mee

I have to say I had my doubts that he was right for the captaincy role. How very, very wrong I was.
by martin_p
Mon Jun 29, 2020 10:24 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Ayew
Replies: 52
Views: 2841

Re: Ayew

chekhov wrote:
Mon Jun 29, 2020 10:15 pm
Not at all clear cut, and that's having seen it at least 20 times on Amazon.
Let's move on shall we?
He looked at Brownhill and thrust his forearm in the direction of his head with significant force. I’m not sure how much clearer it needs to be! Fortunately it didn’t cost us.
by martin_p
Mon Jun 29, 2020 9:11 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Palace versus MIGHTY CLARETS
Replies: 502
Views: 11179

Re: Woy's Pal Arse versus MIGHTY CLARETS

Ayew will score now.
by martin_p
Mon Jun 29, 2020 10:08 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The FA cup alive and well
Replies: 50
Views: 1304

Re: The FA cup alive and well

It probably depends on your age - Keith Houchen's flying header was special - Ryan Giggs' solo goal at Villa Park v Arsenal - but standout moments (in my opinion) have been few and far between since the 70s/80s There were some great cup finals in the late 70s and 80s. Alan Sunderland’s late winner ...
by martin_p
Sun Jun 28, 2020 9:01 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The FA cup alive and well
Replies: 50
Views: 1304

Re: The FA cup alive and well

That sums it up in a nutshell - ask anyone of a certain age what sums up the FA Cup and they will say Hereford v Newcastle in 1972 - the competition has failed to produce a moment of that significance in the best part of 50 years I wouldn’t go that far. It was certainly still a big exciting competi...
by martin_p
Fri Jun 26, 2020 12:57 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Best Ever save by a Burnley Keeper
Replies: 74
Views: 2221

Re: Best Ever save by a Burnley Keeper

I always prefer saves where a keeper has to move and stretch to reach the ball. As good as the Heaton save at Old Trafford was it was a case of making himself big rather than agility to get to the ball.
by martin_p
Fri Jun 26, 2020 11:02 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Lowton
Replies: 31
Views: 2323

Re: Lowton

He’s playing well, but anyone who can’t see he’s put on weight needs a trip to Specsavers!
by martin_p
Thu Jun 25, 2020 10:35 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: What are "Spome viewers" ???
Replies: 8
Views: 658

Re: What are "Spome viewers" ???

TheFamilyCat wrote:
Thu Jun 25, 2020 9:40 pm
And why would they find scenes of the Leeds and Liverpool Canal upsetting?
Well I assume there’ll be scenes of Leeds for a start!
by martin_p
Thu Jun 25, 2020 2:21 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Happy Birthday Jack Cork
Replies: 4
Views: 361

Re: Happy Birthday Jack Cork

Bet he’s never played a professional football match on his birthday before.
by martin_p
Thu Jun 25, 2020 10:13 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Hottest match at Turf Moor
Replies: 56
Views: 2357

Re: Hottest match at Turf Moor

Bring it on! All Watford’s foreigners won’t know how to cope with a boiling hot Thursday night up north! Oh.......!
by martin_p
Wed Jun 24, 2020 8:04 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Robert Jenrick has he been a naughty boy?
Replies: 34
Views: 2796

Re: Robert Jenrick has he been a naughty boy?

The answer to the original question seems to be ‘yes’.
by martin_p
Wed Jun 24, 2020 2:41 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Burnley confirm ticket refunds
Replies: 508
Views: 24433

Re: ARTICLE: Burnley confirm ticket refunds

Having seen this I went into my teamcard account for the first time since I registered it. Didn’t realise it recorded the date and time of me going through the turnstiles on my account. 109 home games since the start of the 14/15 season (missed a few due to weddings!)
by martin_p
Wed Jun 24, 2020 12:37 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Dyche on Peter Crouch podcast
Replies: 12
Views: 1452

Re: Dyche on Peter Crouch podcast

Don’t mind Crouch on the podcasts, he reasonably good at them. Unfortunately he can’t carry the car crash of a tv show, he’s wrong for that sort of thing and the format is all over the place (unless it’s improved from week 1 which is the only one I watched).
by martin_p
Wed Jun 24, 2020 10:45 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Bardsley to sign new deal. Breaking now.
Replies: 35
Views: 2459

Re: Bardsley to sign new deal. Breaking now.

warksclaret wrote:
Wed Jun 24, 2020 10:44 am
If true will the contract start from 1 July and in that case he could then play in any of the two games left in June (including Watford tomorrow) ???

See this as a positive and a morale lifting move for the squad
His existing contract will cover to the end of a June won’t it?
by martin_p
Mon Jun 22, 2020 8:47 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Moneybags City vs The Mighty Clarets
Replies: 366
Views: 11883

Re: Moneybags City vs The Mighty Clarets

That’s a poor decision.
by martin_p
Fri Jun 19, 2020 4:49 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Swing Low....
Replies: 87
Views: 2526

Re: Swing Low....

Damo wrote:
Fri Jun 19, 2020 4:36 pm
Is he Jewish? Is Jew the only word that rhymes with blue? Is there another reason he may have used it?
I seem to remember him saying something about Jewish ancestry.
by martin_p
Fri Jun 19, 2020 3:43 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Swing Low....
Replies: 87
Views: 2526

Re: Swing Low....

Damo wrote:
Fri Jun 19, 2020 3:37 pm
That's rather ironic, given your actual username is poking fun at one particular race
In what way is it ‘poking fun’?
by martin_p
Fri Jun 19, 2020 2:43 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Penalties
Replies: 15
Views: 629

Re: Penalties

FactualFrank wrote:
Fri Jun 19, 2020 2:39 pm
Think it was. 5 years ago. Then Leicester scored straight away.
Leicester would probably have never won the league had that penalty gone in. It still rankles with me that Danny Ings didn’t step forward to take it.
by martin_p
Fri Jun 19, 2020 2:34 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ‘Not the best idea‘ - Burnley FC Wags Ascot Afternoon
Replies: 6
Views: 1166

Re: ‘Not the best idea‘ - Burnley FC Wags Ascot Afternoon

evensteadiereddie wrote:
Fri Jun 19, 2020 2:32 pm
They were testing their eyes. It'll be right.
Sat at the dinner table, using their initiative and testing their tastebuds to make sure they didn’t have Covid. Nothing to see here.
by martin_p
Fri Jun 19, 2020 2:27 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Penalties
Replies: 15
Views: 629

Re: Penalties

Without VAR we’d have had at least a couple less this season. I’d always thought VAR would increase our penalty count.
by martin_p
Fri Jun 19, 2020 2:22 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: RIP Sir Ian Holm
Replies: 5
Views: 458

Re: RIP Sir Ian Holm

Great actor. RIP
by martin_p
Fri Jun 19, 2020 2:07 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Covid-19
Replies: 13004
Views: 259026

Re: Covid-19

Should ask him if he's read that Russia report. Because he sure couldn't answer that one the other day. Politicians seem to have a different definition of what answering a question means. If they’re asked a question and the talk for a bit they considered the question answered whether what they said...
by martin_p
Fri Jun 19, 2020 1:51 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley plan to take the knee
Replies: 336
Views: 6145

Re: Burnley plan to take the knee

It looks suspiciously very much like the BLM movement to me and most commentators accept it was inspired by the killing of George Floyd. You'd have to present a lot more evidence to convince me otherwise. What has the toppling of a statue in Bristol got to do with George Floyd. As I’ve said before ...
by martin_p
Fri Jun 19, 2020 1:37 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley plan to take the knee
Replies: 336
Views: 6145

Re: Burnley plan to take the knee

Yes it is, you'll have cases far & few between, if you or anybody wants to embark upon a moral crusade campaigning against every single injustice carried out in the world you'll be a busy man, without stereotyping against any particular colour there's probably a valid reason why black people are 3 ...
by martin_p
Fri Jun 19, 2020 1:22 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley plan to take the knee
Replies: 336
Views: 6145

Re: Burnley plan to take the knee

We’re not taking up the protest of the American BLM movement. The movement in this country is much wider.
by martin_p
Fri Jun 19, 2020 1:10 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley plan to take the knee
Replies: 336
Views: 6145

Re: Burnley plan to take the knee

Seriously, if we take up the protest of the American BLM movement on behalf of some black Americans, why not pressure the whole UK to take up also the plight of the Kurds, Muslims in China, children coerced into gangs in Central America, the caste system in India, Christians in Nigeria, Christians ...
by martin_p
Fri Jun 19, 2020 12:38 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley plan to take the knee
Replies: 336
Views: 6145

Re: Burnley plan to take the knee

Uwe Noble wrote:
Fri Jun 19, 2020 12:34 pm
So clearly, you respect the right if people on this board NOT to kneel.
I wasn’t aware anyone on this board was being asked to kneel. But if they were, then yes of course.
by martin_p
Fri Jun 19, 2020 11:36 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Covid-19
Replies: 13004
Views: 259026

Re: Covid-19

Not sure who got a chunk of money. But personally I understand that, given the situation, money often has to be spent before concepts are proven. It's the nature of the situation when working to deliver things that would take substantially longer under normal circumstances. Another example is produ...
by martin_p
Fri Jun 19, 2020 11:32 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Clive Middlemass – February 1996 to March 1996
Replies: 11
Views: 725

Re: ARTICLE: Clive Middlemass – February 1996 to March 1996

Great work Tony, I’ve really enjoyed reading these over the past few months.
by martin_p
Fri Jun 19, 2020 10:03 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Covid-19
Replies: 13004
Views: 259026

Re: Covid-19

IanMcL wrote:
Fri Jun 19, 2020 10:01 am
Called him Daniel, as in Harry Potter Radcliffe!

Bloody buffoon!
That was Hancock.
by martin_p
Fri Jun 19, 2020 10:01 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley plan to take the knee
Replies: 336
Views: 6145

Re: Burnley plan to take the knee

How can you say free speech isn't disappearing, even on this board anyone who points out legitimate reasons why they are against taking the knee, they are branded as racist. This is my favourite ’trotted our every time’ completely bonkers argument. The thought that free speech equates to you saying...
by martin_p
Fri Jun 19, 2020 9:29 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley plan to take the knee
Replies: 336
Views: 6145

Re: Burnley plan to take the knee

Imagine that you believed ALL lives matter. Even when it was suggested by BLM matter supporters that if your house was on fire you wouldn't expect the fire brigade to put water on everybodys house. You believe other houses are on fire too. Imagine you did not agree with Black lives matters policy o...
by martin_p
Fri Jun 19, 2020 9:01 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley plan to take the knee
Replies: 336
Views: 6145

Re: Burnley plan to take the knee

OK, I admit it - I'm bored and I've had a bad day. But I find it genuinely bizarre why the use of such a common and unremarkable word should have piqued your interest in this manner when we were discussing what is a very serious topic. Sorry for the level of flippancy, but I honestly don't know why...
by martin_p
Fri Jun 19, 2020 12:47 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley plan to take the knee
Replies: 336
Views: 6145

Re: Burnley plan to take the knee

Apologies if you've quoted this before, I didn't see it. This is clearly talking about the whole situation regarding George Floyd. I'd have thought this was obvious. Why was the use of a pronoun here so intriguing to you? It wasn’t clear to me as this is very much about more than George Floyd. It m...
by martin_p
Fri Jun 19, 2020 12:36 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley plan to take the knee
Replies: 336
Views: 6145

Re: Burnley plan to take the knee

Rowls wrote:
Thu Jun 18, 2020 4:02 pm
Presumably the Supreme Court Of The United States.

And some people don't want to see this as an American domestic issue.
This! (and ‘this’ is the second time I’ve quoted this post).
by martin_p
Fri Jun 19, 2020 12:12 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley plan to take the knee
Replies: 336
Views: 6145

Re: Burnley plan to take the knee

The use of 'this' is not difficult in the English language. It's an extremely common word and crops up often. There's a very easy quote function if you truly want me to answer which particular usage of the word 'this' was so difficult for you to work out. It really is impossible to discuss anything...
by martin_p
Thu Jun 18, 2020 7:56 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Covid 19 and Cashless Society
Replies: 11
Views: 827

Re: Covid 19 and Cashless Society

It’s not going to happen while banks still charge businesses for small card transactions . I wasn’t aware of this until I went to a small local card shop to buy a Father’s Day card. The card was about £2.50 and as I have for the past three months I got my phone out to pay contactless. The shop owner...
by martin_p
Thu Jun 18, 2020 7:42 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley plan to take the knee
Replies: 336
Views: 6145

Re: Burnley plan to take the knee

I'd have to go back and look at the context. It's normally clear and easy to see what pronouns like this refer to though. In spoken language "this" often contextually referred to through eye contact, pointing or other clear indicators such as the informally agreed topic of conversation. In written ...
by martin_p
Thu Jun 18, 2020 4:15 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley plan to take the knee
Replies: 336
Views: 6145

Re: Burnley plan to take the knee

Rowls wrote:
Thu Jun 18, 2020 4:08 pm
No.
So what was the ‘this’ you were referring to?
by martin_p
Thu Jun 18, 2020 4:06 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley plan to take the knee
Replies: 336
Views: 6145

Re: Burnley plan to take the knee

Rowls wrote:
Thu Jun 18, 2020 4:02 pm
Presumably the Supreme Court Of The United States.

And some people don't want to see this as an American domestic issue.
Do you genuinely see racism as just an American domestic issue?
by martin_p
Thu Jun 18, 2020 3:39 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Covid-19
Replies: 13004
Views: 259026

Re: Covid-19

Grumps wrote:
Thu Jun 18, 2020 3:30 pm
I didn't realise Boris had forgot Rashfords name.
Because it was on his ‘to-do’ list!
by martin_p
Thu Jun 18, 2020 2:11 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley plan to take the knee
Replies: 336
Views: 6145

Re: Burnley plan to take the knee

CoolClaret wrote:
Thu Jun 18, 2020 2:09 pm
Whilst rolling out the red carpet for the Saudi Royal family.

Shameful
I think the same people who don’t want Trump to visit will be quite happy to see the Saudi royal family stay away as well.