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by Blackrod
Sat Nov 16, 2019 10:18 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Colne Road again.
Replies: 153
Views: 5300

Re: Colne Road again.

I’m much further to the right than that ;)
by Blackrod
Sat Nov 16, 2019 3:38 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Andre Gray
Replies: 48
Views: 3755

Re: Andre Gray

It takes a certain type of person to drive around in a green Lamborghini particularly when looking fairly average on the pitch. However he’s apologised for his tweets and they were made years ago. They were ill thought out if thought about at all. I suspect many that keep going on about it are the o...
by Blackrod
Sat Nov 16, 2019 1:03 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Colne Road again.
Replies: 153
Views: 5300

Re: Colne Road again.

Might be a good idea to stop allowing ‘named’ drivers below a certain age on parents’ cars. There is a reason insurance is expensive for the younger drivers. Would like to see any Corsa with any kind of kind of modification for under 25s to be uninsurable. ‘Mum can I put blacked out windows and big ...
by Blackrod
Sat Nov 16, 2019 11:10 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Buying a British built car
Replies: 17
Views: 612

Re: Buying a British built car

If you are going for looks the Juke won’t be a contender.
by Blackrod
Thu Nov 14, 2019 7:19 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Manager sacked after four weeks
Replies: 13
Views: 1687

Re: Manager sacked after four weeks

Pearcey wrote:My neighbour is an O’s fan and he says they very quickly realised that he wasn’t manager material. Don’t think the fans were impressed.


On the face of it it is beyond stupid. Whoever appointed him needs to make sure they are not involved in recruiting again ( probably the Chairman !).
by Blackrod
Thu Nov 14, 2019 6:41 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The Death Penalty.
Replies: 236
Views: 8048

Re: The Death Penalty.

Rileybobs wrote:You can’t guarantee that because they may kill or rape someone whilst in prison.


I think it was obvious to most the poster was referring to the general innocent public and not convicts :roll: trust you to be more concerned about convicts’ welfare than the innocent public.
by Blackrod
Thu Nov 14, 2019 4:56 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: VAR changes
Replies: 92
Views: 2156

Re: VAR changes

When clubs are on their knees they need fans. Shouldn’t be disregarded once the clubs hit the dizzy heights. They are much harder to get back once they stop going and apathy sets in.
by Blackrod
Thu Nov 14, 2019 9:41 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Colne Road again.
Replies: 153
Views: 5300

Re: Colne Road again.

We don’t know the full facts here and it’s very sad that someone had lost their life. However until people realise that putting your foot down in a built up area is not clever this will continue. I pulled up a group of Asian lads accelerating and reviving around a town centre in a car with blacked o...
by Blackrod
Wed Nov 13, 2019 5:15 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The Death Penalty.
Replies: 236
Views: 8048

Re: The Death Penalty.

If we are not going to have the Death Penalty ( I would prefer it if we had) we need to build more prisons and have sentencing and parole boards that are fit for purpose. Currently they are not. As for chemical castration I would be in favour of that for sexual predators. I mean how can they ever be...
by Blackrod
Wed Nov 13, 2019 9:40 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Turf Moor
Replies: 24
Views: 2905

Re: Turf Moor

Why was the old Beehole shaped so it was wider at one corner ? I presume it was to do with the shape of the land owned and the old coal pit ?
by Blackrod
Tue Nov 12, 2019 7:55 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Dwight McSteal
Replies: 66
Views: 3733

Re: Dwight McSteal

As if the club would offer a new deal with that in it. He’d be off in January. Give them some credit. As for the friend in the know Nixon used to get some things right .....
by Blackrod
Tue Nov 12, 2019 12:44 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: I'm a Celebrity 2019 line-up confirmed
Replies: 45
Views: 1652

Re: I'm a Celebrity 2019 line-up confirmed

Each to their own but can’t believe so many want to watch this stuff. Better things to do and don’t know who half the people are.
by Blackrod
Mon Nov 11, 2019 3:15 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Would Taylor, Bardsley and Wood have made a big difference?
Replies: 41
Views: 1592

Re: Would Taylor, Bardsley and Wood have made a big difference?

Other than that goal I think Wood would have offered us more against Chelsea than JayRod.
by Blackrod
Sun Nov 10, 2019 10:02 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Simon Jordan
Replies: 13
Views: 2007

Re: Simon Jordan

Although often believed to be pompous and up his own arse, I quite like listening to him on talksport with Danny Kelly. He's very knowledgeable on all things managerial and financial side of running a football club and quite often, surprisingly so, brings a bit of balance and perspective to that si...
by Blackrod
Sat Nov 09, 2019 5:34 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Up to 9th but table is so tight
Replies: 16
Views: 1245

Re: Up to 9th but table is so tight

LoveCurryPies wrote:Early days. Sheffield will stumble soon. Looking forward to the next match now. UTC!


Not so sure about that. They’ve got something about them and a very good manager. They could have won today.
by Blackrod
Sat Nov 09, 2019 3:48 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: MIGHTY CLARETS versus Bubble Blowers
Replies: 233
Views: 3819

Re: MIGHTY CLARETS versus Bubble Blowers

Couldn’t make it today. How are Bardsley and Taylor doing ?
by Blackrod
Sat Nov 09, 2019 11:03 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Granit Xhaka - Would you have him at the Turf?
Replies: 45
Views: 1694

Re: Granit Xhaka - Would you have him at the Turf?

Sproggy wrote:Could be a while before he's available. Arsenal have offered him counselling to help him get over the trauma he's suffered.


Trauma ?
by Blackrod
Fri Nov 08, 2019 7:44 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Singapore recommendations
Replies: 26
Views: 354

Re: Singapore recommendations

Raffles The most famous hotel there. Take in some colonial era history. Also take the cable car across the bay if still in operation. Wonderful place and wonderful people.
by Blackrod
Fri Nov 08, 2019 5:02 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Wood signs new deal
Replies: 26
Views: 1356

Re: Wood signs new deal

evensteadiereddie wrote:Funny how times change, isn't it ?
Twas only a couple of months ago the experts on here decreed Wood and Hendrick were useless.


It’s just very good news for all fans. There’s always one who has to put a negative slant on things at the expense of other posters.
by Blackrod
Fri Nov 08, 2019 3:26 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Head hunters on BBC 1 now
Replies: 50
Views: 1378

Re: Head hunters on BBC 1 now

I opened this thread thinking it was going to be about cannibals or the recruitment industry. Hate quiz shows and daytime telly makes me feel like I’m a student, on the dole or I suppose retired.
by Blackrod
Thu Nov 07, 2019 8:05 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Gender neutral toilet
Replies: 42
Views: 1303

Re: Gender neutral toilet

I wish there was a toilet exclusively for truck drivers at Birch Services so it’s not fouled up for everyone else.
by Blackrod
Thu Nov 07, 2019 7:59 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Barnes and Wood
Replies: 142
Views: 11237

Re: Barnes and Wood

I’d agree with that.
by Blackrod
Thu Nov 07, 2019 7:57 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Wood ready to return
Replies: 31
Views: 1837

Re: ARTICLE: Wood ready to return

He has been sorely missed. Looks like Drinkwater still hasn't been involved in any behind closed doors games yet? We have missed Wood badly. We really need midfield beefing up or options. Drinkwater might be fit for one month of his loan period if we are lucky. So far it’s been a complete waste of ...
by Blackrod
Thu Nov 07, 2019 9:18 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Japan
Replies: 53
Views: 1597

Re: Japan

Rileybobs wrote:Classic Blackrod. Pig ignorant.


I asked a question to do with Japan. Clearly not a subject you can stomach.

Classic Rileybobs : sandal wearing libtard white flag waving surrender monkey with followers of the same ilk in tow. Ironically what the Japanese historically would not have tolerated.
by Blackrod
Thu Nov 07, 2019 9:13 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Score Predictions v WH
Replies: 38
Views: 1192

Re: Score Predictions v WH

1-1
by Blackrod
Wed Nov 06, 2019 8:17 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Top 10 Robbie Blake goals
Replies: 27
Views: 904

Re: Top 10 Robbie Blake goals

Wonderful player. Great memories.Probably something all posters agree on.
by Blackrod
Wed Nov 06, 2019 8:11 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Japan
Replies: 53
Views: 1597

Re: Japan

I would like to see Japan. I asked a question which Claretspice has sort of answered.
by Blackrod
Wed Nov 06, 2019 1:26 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Mike Rigg
Replies: 50
Views: 2730

Re: Mike Rigg

Unless we hear what has changed for the better I’m not sure this will last too long. Fans ought to hear what has been achieved.
by Blackrod
Wed Nov 06, 2019 1:21 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: You think you know someone, but actually you dont
Replies: 32
Views: 1992

Re: You think you know someone, but actually you dont

I used to work with a guy in a team who seemed a decent bloke. He had a nice girlfriend, a good job and went on work nights out. It turns out he is a convicted Paedo. I was gobsmacked and repulsed as were others that ‘knew’ him.
by Blackrod
Wed Nov 06, 2019 1:14 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: The Naked Truth
Replies: 21182
Views: 455811

Re: Brexit: The Naked Truth

Lancasterclaret wrote:Full of lies and half truths, so standard Boris fare.

Not a complete shock to see it going down well with you though!


Well it would be boring if we all thought alike. Now back to The Daily Mail.... :D
by Blackrod
Wed Nov 06, 2019 1:08 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Japan
Replies: 53
Views: 1597

Re: Japan

I went on holiday with my wife to the west of Ireland about a decade ago. We went for lunch in a pub which had a Lee Enfield rifle hung up in the wall, with a placard that about how it had been used by the IRA in the struggle against the British. Guess what we didn't talk about, and guess what I wa...
by Blackrod
Wed Nov 06, 2019 1:02 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: The Naked Truth
Replies: 21182
Views: 455811

Re: Brexit: The Naked Truth

Very good speech by Boris Johnson today launching the Conservative campaign.
by Blackrod
Wed Nov 06, 2019 10:10 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Japan
Replies: 53
Views: 1597

Re: Japan

****. I'm not great on the values of "Empire Death Bingo" Is a Death March the equivalent of engineered famines in India, causing millions of deaths? Is the treatment of Allied POWs less or better than our treatment of Boer women and children in internment camps, resulted in thousands of ...
by Blackrod
Wed Nov 06, 2019 9:40 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Japan
Replies: 53
Views: 1597

Re: Japan

Imagine how hard it would be for us Brits abroad if everyone stopped and asked us about how we'd treated their country/relatives/natural resources When and what specifically ? Extracting Iron Ore is hardly the equivalent of killing wounded on a death march. I understand the point if we are looking ...
by Blackrod
Wed Nov 06, 2019 9:36 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Japan
Replies: 53
Views: 1597

Re: Japan

CharlieinNewMexico wrote:I Know you probably mean well, but you've had a 75 year window for this. I think we already get the point.
Stay on topic.


The thread title is just ‘Japan’. I would suggest that is fairly broad and my post is about Japan. Also I haven’t had that long a window as I wasn’t alive 75 years ago.
by Blackrod
Wed Nov 06, 2019 9:32 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Saracens
Replies: 7
Views: 448

Re: Saracens

Couldn’t agree more. That is a deterrent whereas the current ‘penalties ‘ in football just aren’t.
by Blackrod
Tue Nov 05, 2019 8:23 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Japan
Replies: 53
Views: 1597

Re: Japan

I’m sure it’s an interesting culture and country. Are the Japanese people ashamed of how they treated POWs to barbaric torture or don’t they acknowledge this ? I know the government will not offer a full apology. Just interested to know.
by Blackrod
Tue Nov 05, 2019 7:53 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Fireworks warning
Replies: 28
Views: 1461

Re: Fireworks warning

Don’t know if it’s because I’m getting older, more miserable or a sad but I think they should only be sold to organiser events these days. Mainly for people’s dogs. Don’t have dogs myself but the other night when they were being let off a week before bonfire night tons of dogs cowering and howling ...
by Blackrod
Tue Nov 05, 2019 1:02 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: What price Dwight ?
Replies: 76
Views: 3230

Re: What price Dwight ?

No need to sell. We couldn’t replace the talent and potential for £30 million. He will become a better player by developing here and playing games. You get the feeling above this and Garlick will be getting the fork lift out to make a space in the vault for the cash.
by Blackrod
Tue Nov 05, 2019 11:04 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Sir Lindsay Hoyle
Replies: 46
Views: 1889

Re: Sir Lindsay Hoyle

I’m pleased there is a positive outcome on a human level for someone who has suffered so much pain and grief. Im sure he we be a good choice.
by Blackrod
Mon Nov 04, 2019 10:15 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Smuggled (C4) 9PM
Replies: 5
Views: 784

Re: Smuggled (C4) 9PM

Borders as thin as rice paper.
by Blackrod
Mon Nov 04, 2019 8:53 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Sir Lindsay Hoyle
Replies: 46
Views: 1889

Re: Sir Lindsay Hoyle

Hopefully doesn’t like the sound of his own voice as much as the last person.
by Blackrod
Mon Nov 04, 2019 9:53 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: I’m inclined to give up to football
Replies: 40
Views: 2059

Re: I’m inclined to give up to football

I think VAR will put a lot of people off unless they sort it out. It is no good having another person making the decision in a room. Use it for goal line and possibly marginal offsides only. Conning of referees like Jonny Evans at Leicester and that pathetic dive by Bamford make we want watch my loc...
by Blackrod
Sun Nov 03, 2019 9:10 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Sheffield United v Burnley - Player Ratings
Replies: 70
Views: 3413

Re: Sheffield United v Burnley - Player Ratings

I see Lowton got 7 votes on the Man of The Match page. I am presuming they were blind drunk rather than blind. Unless of course they were all by his family who were probably in attendance.
by Blackrod
Sun Nov 03, 2019 7:01 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Estate Agents Advice
Replies: 24
Views: 1040

Re: Estate Agents Advice

Personally when I see a handwritten ‘For Sale’ sign written in black marker in a white board with a mobile number it puts me off.
by Blackrod
Sun Nov 03, 2019 6:55 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Cork & Westwood
Replies: 50
Views: 2243

Re: Cork & Westwood

Cork that is.
by Blackrod
Sun Nov 03, 2019 6:55 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Cork & Westwood
Replies: 50
Views: 2243

Re: Cork & Westwood

taio wrote:You're right he was excellent last season so it would be ridiculous to write him off. Cork has been good so far this season.


We all see the game differently but he just hasn’t imo. Far too lightweight.
by Blackrod
Sat Nov 02, 2019 6:45 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Danny Drinkwater
Replies: 62
Views: 2600

Re: Danny Drinkwater

Won’t be fit enough. Pinning hopes on him is desperation stuff. He looked poor in his league cup appearance and he’s probably gone backwards since with his self inflicted injuries.
by Blackrod
Sat Nov 02, 2019 5:15 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Relegation fodder
Replies: 36
Views: 1896

Re: Relegation fodder

I don’t know about fodder but we are in a relegation fight. We look poor to me with J Rod up front and Cork in the middle. I thought we were poor last week by our standards. We need Wood in for sure.
by Blackrod
Sat Nov 02, 2019 5:14 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Relegation fodder
Replies: 36
Views: 1896

Re: Relegation fodder

I don’t know about fodder but we are in a relegation fight. We look poor to me with J Rod up front and Cork in the middle. I thought we were poor last week by our standards. We need Wood in for sure.

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