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by Stayingup
Mon May 25, 2020 9:20 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Do you have family & friends who don't support Burnley
Replies: 53
Views: 1288

Re: Do you have family & friends who don't support Burnley

lakedistrictclaret wrote:
Sat May 23, 2020 6:55 pm
My stepson is a Blackburn season ticket holder
Cast him adrift!!!
by Stayingup
Mon May 25, 2020 9:18 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Michael Keane's "Rock Bottom"
Replies: 49
Views: 2395

Re: Michael Keane's "Rock Bottom"

He's not respected by many Everton fans. He should move for his own good.
by Stayingup
Mon May 25, 2020 9:16 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Michael Keane's "Rock Bottom"
Replies: 49
Views: 2395

Re: Michael Keane's "Rock Bottom"

jdrobbo wrote:
Sun May 24, 2020 9:50 am
Michael Keane is an outstanding defender. I’d have him back in a flash. He might have to sit in the bench a while though.
What about him as our right back? He has played there and its a position I and others agrre we need to strengthen in.
by Stayingup
Sun May 24, 2020 2:44 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Hong Kong
Replies: 9
Views: 629

Re: Hong Kong

The below from a Hong Kong Chinese businessman who thinks these protests nned to be curtailed to allow the city to function as normal and so the new law will be helpful in this respect. Stores to open and businesses to operate normally. I just wonder who they think the foreign activists and/or terro...
by Stayingup
Sun May 24, 2020 12:13 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Hong Kong
Replies: 9
Views: 629

Re: Hong Kong

Join a trading bloc of nearby countries with similar ideology and values to better counter China's massive economic power? Problem with that Japan and Korea are far away. Of course there is the hopelessly broken EU if thats what you are alluding too. Did you note that Germany has re -asserted her s...
by Stayingup
Fri May 22, 2020 7:20 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Hotel Prices.
Replies: 40
Views: 2055

Re: Hotel Prices.

I once got in the mercure at southwark for a bargain over New Years eve with a last minute booking for me and the mrs ( 200 for 2 nights ). The only time I've entered the capital other than for work when I lived in the premiere inn near the London eye for 7 months. Once did 3 months in Croydon that...
by Stayingup
Fri May 22, 2020 3:42 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BBC3/BBC4
Replies: 27
Views: 1170

Re: BBC3/BBC4

The BBC have always wanted over 75s to pay the licence fee, it was the government that decided they shouldn’t. So it was the government that paid for it then decided that the BBC should pay for the idea it never had because it couldn’t afford it anymore. Yet somehow the BBC is the bad guy in this. ...
by Stayingup
Thu May 21, 2020 2:45 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Burnley confirm ticket refunds
Replies: 103
Views: 4331

Re: ARTICLE: Burnley confirm ticket refunds

Well done Burnley - wonder if Ryanair is taking notice?
by Stayingup
Thu May 21, 2020 10:27 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BBC3/BBC4
Replies: 27
Views: 1170

Re: BBC3/BBC4

They will / want to cut BBC4 but make over 75's pay for the Licence Fee many of whom watch BBC4. Double standards and another dumbing down.
by Stayingup
Wed May 20, 2020 9:51 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Drive by shooting
Replies: 158
Views: 8339

Re: Drive by shooting

evensteadiereddie wrote:
Tue May 19, 2020 9:13 am
No, they won't.
Dont bet on it.
by Stayingup
Mon May 18, 2020 3:28 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Do we actually need any new signings?
Replies: 23
Views: 1418

Re: Do we actually need any new signings?

CrispyClaret wrote:
Mon May 18, 2020 7:13 am
If the rumour about Palace wanting Dyche, Tarkowski and McNeil in one swoop is true, then yes.
Palace haven't got enough money for those three
by Stayingup
Sun May 17, 2020 10:21 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Sunday Times Rich List
Replies: 24
Views: 1163

Re: Sunday Times Rich List

I suppose one of the sad things for these mega ri h is that you can't take it with you when you go.!!!
by Stayingup
Thu May 14, 2020 11:26 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Would Donald Trump be a good owner for Burnley Football Club?
Replies: 23
Views: 875

Re: Would Donald Trump be a good owner for Burnley Football Club?

mikeS wrote:
Wed May 13, 2020 1:26 pm
I’d give over going if trump became chairman.
I can’t stand that man.
Understand but thats not an answer to the question.
by Stayingup
Thu May 14, 2020 11:23 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Have we ever had any genuine WORLD CLASS players?
Replies: 57
Views: 1944

Re: Have we ever had any genuine WORLD CLASS players?

Wile E Coyote wrote:
Wed May 13, 2020 1:00 pm
I wish someone could define "world class"
Its like Staying Alert. Ooops
by Stayingup
Thu May 14, 2020 10:02 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Old local sayings
Replies: 131
Views: 3253

Re: Old local sayings

One from the Grumbleweeds.

Has anybody sin me' teeth.
by Stayingup
Wed May 13, 2020 1:07 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Old local sayings
Replies: 131
Views: 3253

Re: Old local sayings

Face like a chewed muscle.

But there are many in old Lancashire dialect. I'll post some later.
by Stayingup
Tue May 12, 2020 10:45 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: A quote which could inspire us to make this board less fractious right now
Replies: 83
Views: 2334

Re: A quote which could inspire us to make this board less fractious right now

tim_noone wrote:
Sun May 10, 2020 10:27 pm
I dont want to make this political. So tell me,where shall I go? To the left where nothings right? Or to the right? Where nothings left?
Yes Trumps brain
by Stayingup
Mon May 11, 2020 7:24 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BHA
Replies: 131
Views: 6365

Re: BHA

Barber even cited the 'DAUNTING' prospect of his players having to deal with the unfamiliarity of an away 'home' dressing room. Aw the poor lambs. He seems not to realize all the teams will have to bear this 'TRAUMA'. No wonder this irritating club is so unpopular
by Stayingup
Mon May 11, 2020 12:15 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Frank Soo
Replies: 11
Views: 1218

Re: Frank Soo

ClaretTony wrote:
Sun May 10, 2020 11:00 pm
Chinese but Liverpool born
Yes and didn't he manage Scunthorpe United at one point? Which would likely make him the first ethnic Chinese manager in the English top divisions.
by Stayingup
Sun May 10, 2020 9:00 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Frank Soo
Replies: 11
Views: 1218

Re: Frank Soo

What was his ethnicity?
by Stayingup
Sun May 10, 2020 6:56 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Trippier return?
Replies: 57
Views: 3450

Re: Trippier return?

ClaretAndJew wrote:
Sun May 10, 2020 4:40 pm
Considering we could go out of business because of the pandemic I'm pretty sure we won't be blowing 20 million on a single player.
I just love a positive approach. Don't go onto a bridge will you. Or listen to Morrisey!!!
by Stayingup
Sun May 10, 2020 6:49 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Trippier return?
Replies: 57
Views: 3450

Re: Trippier return?

Same paper linking Dyche with a move away. Trippier would likely only come back if Dyche was here. Make you’re mind up Daily Mail. The Dyche possibly leaving story started in a recent interview he gave. In whch he was a bit nebulous when asked if he would leave. Birmingham press has reported he cou...
by Stayingup
Sat May 09, 2020 7:42 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Covid-19
Replies: 11309
Views: 223481

Re: Covid-19

I think I’d stop reading a newspaper if they saw it fit to print such a reckless and unfounded accusation. Not to mention how totally preposterous it is. So yes I would close my mind off to such stupidity - that has nothing to do with free expression and an open society. What paper was it again? Ge...
by Stayingup
Sat May 09, 2020 12:26 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Covid-19
Replies: 11309
Views: 223481

Re: Covid-19

I read all sorts. But I certainly wouldn’t read a newspaper that printed that China were infecting face masks and distributing them to the west. What paper was this in? Yes I see. You would just close off your mind if the tenor didn't suit your views. Well I did say it was a comment and that neans ...
by Stayingup
Sat May 09, 2020 11:02 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Teams to be allowed five substitutions
Replies: 20
Views: 836

Re: Teams to be allowed five substitutions

This is the kind of thing that happens when committees (organisations) have little to do but believe they have to
be seen to be something. They invent stupid rules.
by Stayingup
Sat May 09, 2020 10:56 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Covid-19
Replies: 11309
Views: 223481

Re: Covid-19

Rileybobs wrote:
Sat May 09, 2020 9:33 am
What the hell do you read?
Newspapers. What do you read?

Actually it was a comment in a broadsheet. I could hardly believe it. You have to question some peoples sanity sometimes.
by Stayingup
Sat May 09, 2020 9:32 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Covid-19
Replies: 11309
Views: 223481

Re: Covid-19

I read the below comment this morning regarding face masks bought online. Surely can't be true can it? Any face mask you buy online will have been made in China but will say made in the US or Australia they and already infected deliberately with Corvid 19. The Chinese are doing all they can to make ...
by Stayingup
Fri May 08, 2020 1:47 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Keir Starmer the future
Replies: 313
Views: 8924

Re: Keir Starmer the future

TVC15 wrote:
Fri May 08, 2020 1:38 pm
Wow - absolutely thick as mince.
New levels of belmtardry...even for you.
Thick as mince. Oh how rich coming from you. Do you know what constructive conversation means?

Enough cant discuss with someone like you.
by Stayingup
Fri May 08, 2020 1:44 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Keir Starmer the future
Replies: 313
Views: 8924

Re: Keir Starmer the future

Ok That's a far more measured and responsible response to my previous post, and - contradicting your initial post - suggests that "most people are concerned" [to a greater or lesser extent] about Climate Change, (yourself included). I haven't contradicted my initial post at all. It seems you dont g...
by Stayingup
Fri May 08, 2020 1:35 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Keir Starmer the future
Replies: 313
Views: 8924

Re: Keir Starmer the future

TVC15 wrote:
Fri May 08, 2020 12:43 pm
Yes a bit more measured than saying the Labour Party are a bunch of communists only interested in saving the planet and transgenders.
And there's me hoping for ywo sentences. Corbyn McDonnel are what? Communists you clown
by Stayingup
Fri May 08, 2020 12:07 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Keir Starmer the future
Replies: 313
Views: 8924

Re: Keir Starmer the future

TVC15 wrote:
Fri May 08, 2020 11:59 am
Aye - because your articulate eloquent posts make so much sense.
If you were able to digest what is written and comment sensibly and put forward your view then I would have some respect. As it stands sorry but why are you commenting? You've nothing to offer it seems.
by Stayingup
Fri May 08, 2020 12:03 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Keir Starmer the future
Replies: 313
Views: 8924

Re: Keir Starmer the future

So most of the public aren't concerned by climate change - right. On the other hand if you're right, then it's even more important that politicians of all parties put Climate change near the top of their priorities. By the way Nil - D I am very much on the front foot on Climate Change, particularly...
by Stayingup
Fri May 08, 2020 11:53 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Keir Starmer the future
Replies: 313
Views: 8924

Re: Keir Starmer the future

TVC15 wrote:
Fri May 08, 2020 10:43 am
Why would anybody take anything you say seriously when you post utter sh-ite like this ?!!
You read it sunshine and its sn opinion. Something that you would not be allowed to express in your Comunist Utopia. I just love your counter argument. Try saying something sensible.
by Stayingup
Fri May 08, 2020 11:51 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Keir Starmer the future
Replies: 313
Views: 8924

Re: Keir Starmer the future

So most of the public aren't concerned by climate change - right. On the other hand if you're right, then it's even more important that politicians of all parties put Climate change near the top of their priorities. Obviously I dont know what circles you mix in but I can tell you in my circle the p...
by Stayingup
Fri May 08, 2020 11:48 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Keir Starmer the future
Replies: 313
Views: 8924

Re: Keir Starmer the future

Let's see how he looks after the Mail, Sun, Express, union Jack wavers, pro Israeli lobby and FaceBook red necks have about him. Take it you dont wave a Union Jack then. What nationality are you? Did you realize incidentally that Israel is a civilization in the midst of chaos. They are also the cou...
by Stayingup
Fri May 08, 2020 10:11 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Keir Starmer the future
Replies: 313
Views: 8924

Re: Keir Starmer the future

No doubt that Keir Starmer is an articulate man. He should be he's a human rights Lawyer. However, It is so much easier to ccomment critically when you are actually doing nothing, although Corbyn couldn't manage it against the limp May. As for Johnson this virus crisis came out of the blue really an...
by Stayingup
Fri May 08, 2020 9:13 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Keir Starmer the future
Replies: 313
Views: 8924

Re: Keir Starmer the future

Woodleyclaret wrote:
Thu May 07, 2020 8:34 am
But a winner like Tony
So he's a liar as well. Tony a liar pretending to be a decent guy.
by Stayingup
Fri May 08, 2020 9:11 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Keir Starmer the future
Replies: 313
Views: 8924

Re: Keir Starmer the future

Fully paid up member of the Woke community and no connection whatsoever to the working people outside the bubble he lives in. Blames te system not criminals. just what the normal people of the UK don't want to see.
by Stayingup
Mon May 04, 2020 6:36 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: HSBC Letter Scam
Replies: 3
Views: 662

Re: HSBC Letter Scam

Just a heads up: I received a very convincing letter today supposedly from HSBC suggesting I may be owed a payment. The instructions are to go to a website and confirm details. Including suggesting we can do it online due to the impact of Covid-19. Googled the phone number on the letter and it's no...
by Stayingup
Mon May 04, 2020 5:56 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Best ever male vocalist.
Replies: 84
Views: 2270

Re: Best ever male vocalist.

Either Gary Glitter or Caruso
by Stayingup
Sun May 03, 2020 10:40 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: quiz:how well do you know your capital cities 2
Replies: 29
Views: 774

Re: quiz:how well do you know your capital cities 2

24. I though Bern was de facto Swiss Capital.
by Stayingup
Sat May 02, 2020 6:14 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The end of cash?
Replies: 180
Views: 3386

Re: The end of cash?

Top Claret wrote:
Fri May 01, 2020 5:24 pm
I don't use cash now. Contact less is far easier when going out for a few drinks than scratting around for change.

Cash is dirty and a health risk, whilst we have the virus cash should be banned
And when your abroad?
by Stayingup
Sat May 02, 2020 11:50 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Donald Trump
Replies: 1400
Views: 36548

Re: Donald Trump

I would think that even Trump's supporters know what a worthless, incompetent individual he really is, but they will continue to support him because he is a nationalist, who is anti-abortion, who wants to stop immigration, and has shown signs of racist tendencies in his failure to condemn neo-Nazis...
by Stayingup
Fri May 01, 2020 9:01 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Name the ground
Replies: 45
Views: 1538

Re: Name the ground

ClaretTony wrote:
Thu Apr 30, 2020 5:33 pm
Just found these two - but where?

Ground 1.jpg

Ground 2.jpg
The trees in background would point me towrds somewhere in Mid to southern Europe. Possibly france or Belgium.
by Stayingup
Fri May 01, 2020 8:52 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Thursday night quiz: 30th April
Replies: 50
Views: 766

Re: Thursday night quiz: 30th April

Dazzler wrote:
Thu Apr 30, 2020 7:03 pm
Geography
1) Kazakhstan
In fact its double landlocked as is one in Europe.
by Stayingup
Thu Apr 30, 2020 9:39 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Economic fallout from Covid 19
Replies: 20
Views: 860

Re: Economic fallout from Covid 19

What I am finding disgraceful is the now surfeit of tv adverts for gambling. These have increased since the crisis started. Terrible knowing many people and families are cash strapped. Far worse than pathetic point scoring of politicians and the some of the media.
by Stayingup
Thu Apr 30, 2020 10:10 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Worst well known actor?
Replies: 145
Views: 3275

Re: Worst well known actor?

fidelcastro wrote:
Thu Apr 30, 2020 1:11 am
I don't think his limitations as a singer were his biggest fault personally.

:shock:
Oh I agree, quite an evil character. But how did he make it to earn all those millions?
by Stayingup
Thu Apr 30, 2020 10:09 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Worst well known actor?
Replies: 145
Views: 3275

Re: Worst well known actor?

I think this thread of bad actors needs some females adding to it. Whilst my male choice of David Jason has surprisingly been questioned I think my female choice will get more universal support Worst well known female actress for me is Julie Andrews. She was bloody awful as that hooker in pretty wo...
by Stayingup
Wed Apr 29, 2020 10:28 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Worst well known actor?
Replies: 145
Views: 3275

Re: Worst well known actor?

Stallone takes a bit of a beating.

If this was pop singers Gary Glitter would be a 1/10. How on esrth did he manage to market such cr@p and have so many hits. Can hardly speak and certainly cant sing.
by Stayingup
Wed Apr 29, 2020 10:20 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Worst well known actor?
Replies: 145
Views: 3275

Re: Worst well known actor?

Rileybobs wrote:
Tue Apr 28, 2020 11:12 pm
Never found Michael Caine to be believable. Or Ray Winstone.
Well spotted. Its Maurice J. Micklewhite. Thats believeable.