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by Stayingup
Wed Nov 20, 2019 11:38 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: 2019 Burnley Election Forecast Competition ...
Replies: 55
Views: 1378

Re: 2019 Burnley Election Forecast Competition ...

IanMcL wrote:Serfdom is everywhere!


Really??? Which 6th form are you in?
by Stayingup
Wed Nov 20, 2019 11:37 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: 2019 Burnley Election Forecast Competition ...
Replies: 55
Views: 1378

Re: 2019 Burnley Election Forecast Competition ...

Not sure I understand your scoring I.e. why lowest score wins. If you get top marks for being right, highest score etc. Labour victory, if Burnley has any sense left. Why a working person in Burnley would vote Conservative ever, remains beyond me. 10 years of whipping and still some do t want a bet...
by Stayingup
Wed Nov 20, 2019 10:40 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Jose New Spurs Manager
Replies: 52
Views: 1358

Re: Jose New Spurs Manager

Just when I thought we'd got rid of misery guts Levy does a disservice to English football and brings him back. Hope he pays the price.
by Stayingup
Wed Nov 20, 2019 9:32 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Jose New Spurs Manager
Replies: 52
Views: 1358

Re: Jose New Spurs Manager

Steve1956 wrote:United are worse now than when the gobby one went there,it will end in tears...Daniel Levy's tears


Let's hope so. We will have to put up with The miserable One till that happens.
by Stayingup
Mon Nov 18, 2019 2:30 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Reggie in China
Replies: 4
Views: 544

Re: Reggie in China

Has Reggie managed to avoid telling anyone he’s homosexual yet? I’ve stumbled across a couple of his wide eyed documentaries and he’s seems to almost obsessed by being gay . I think one was a Russian docu and one about Africans reclaiming copper from laptops . No. No mention of it and I didn't know...
by Stayingup
Mon Nov 18, 2019 9:00 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Reggie in China
Replies: 4
Views: 544

Reggie in China

Following the excellent Simon Reeves traversing the Americas over the last weeks, we were treated to another good programme last night on BB2 with Reggie (Yates) in China. He was in the relative new city of Shenzhen, in Guangdong Province. The first 'Enterprize Zone' set up by forward thinking Deng ...
by Stayingup
Sun Nov 17, 2019 9:01 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Hong Kong protests
Replies: 13
Views: 659

Re: Hong Kong protests

HK is only ungovernable due to the actions of the Chinese government. They contracted not to change the government of HK for 30 years from 1997 True. It was agreed 'One country two systems'. The current trouble started with proposed extradition from HK to mainland China. The Chinese (army) has been...
by Stayingup
Sat Nov 16, 2019 11:00 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Andre Gray
Replies: 51
Views: 4430

Re: Andre Gray

He made some pretty horrible homophobic comments which would be a fair reason not to like him. He also goaded his own fans on numerous occasions when he scored which could quite understandably get people’s back up. Trust squeaky clean you to pop with that. He made a mistake and we all know what it ...
by Stayingup
Fri Nov 15, 2019 10:42 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: VAR changes
Replies: 95
Views: 2467

Re: VAR changes

Its not always used in the way it was intended and it woukd appear that common sense is not being applied
Until it is it needing binning.
by Stayingup
Wed Nov 13, 2019 9:58 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: FAKE NEWS - EU edition
Replies: 60
Views: 1786

Re: FAKE NEWS - EU edition

IanMcL wrote:Notice which papers make up the stories.....


Why do you think they're made up stories? They're not. Get your blue cap off. Haha.
by Stayingup
Tue Nov 12, 2019 10:18 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The Death Penalty.
Replies: 238
Views: 8241

Re: The Death Penalty.

As a reasonable human being I find the death penalty abhorrent. However, if it was re-introduced in this country I would prefer it if the suspects were tried and found guilty of their crimes before being executed. If that makes me too liberal for you then you are a wazzock. I realy cant imagine tha...
by Stayingup
Tue Nov 12, 2019 10:11 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The Death Penalty.
Replies: 238
Views: 8241

Re: The Death Penalty.

Bfcboyo wrote:I think the most liberal of liberals would struggle to justify this man deserving any right to oxygen. It is an insult to the plants and trees supplying it.
The only argument could be how he is terminated.


Oh I could think of a few ways. All just right for this horror.
by Stayingup
Tue Nov 12, 2019 8:55 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Matt Lowton - odd
Replies: 54
Views: 4567

Re: Matt Lowton - odd

Did anyone else see Ben Mee take a drink of water today? I thought it was odd because when Ben first signed in the 2011/12 season, I saw him drinking a Powerade. It just struck me as odd that he would have some water when he could have had some Powerade. Can anyone close to the Bob Lord Stand confi...
by Stayingup
Mon Nov 11, 2019 9:13 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Idea for offsides
Replies: 42
Views: 1384

Re: Idea for offsides

I think the future will be a camera on a track running along the length of the pitch, similar to at a greyhound track, with technology similar to that used in photo-finishes in horse racing. The future may be even more automated than that. A1 robotics. We are going to have cars that drive themselve...
by Stayingup
Mon Nov 11, 2019 5:14 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Colin has gone
Replies: 50
Views: 2912

Re: Colin has gone

He'll be missed by Burnley fans on here. He's provided us - inadvertently- with some good fun.
by Stayingup
Mon Nov 11, 2019 3:49 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Would Taylor, Bardsley and Wood have made a big difference?
Replies: 41
Views: 1642

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

ClaretMov wrote:Taylor helping out McNeil makes a massive difference to McNeil's game.


Yes probably no coincidence that McNiel had a superb game.
by Stayingup
Sun Nov 10, 2019 7:06 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Is there anything sweeter
Replies: 31
Views: 2146

Re: Is there anything sweeter

[quote="Tall Paul"]Clear and obvious doesn't apply to offsides. It was an excellent goal, but he was offside. Can't really complain, especially after the first goal, when it shouldn't have been a corner.[/quote First goal has nothing to do with it. Nothing at all. The point is if VAR can t...
by Stayingup
Sun Nov 10, 2019 9:42 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: this is how good this boy is
Replies: 54
Views: 3295

Re: this is how good this boy is

McNiel was brillinat in what was a very efficient yeam performance against I have to say a weak opposition. McNeil gets fouls given against him too, which is good, unlike Barnes. But Barnes is clever and can buy the odd one haha Edited for Bosscat. With a note to say White Witch has long lasting eff...
by Stayingup
Sun Nov 10, 2019 9:40 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: this is how good this boy is
Replies: 54
Views: 3295

Re: this is how good this boy is

How come? Genuine question because I’ve not seen any of the action since leaving the game. If VAR is used as it was yesterday by drawing lines across a screen for 3.5 minutes to judge whether Wood was 1mm offside, then its ludicrous and needs scrapping now. The decision should rest with the onfield...
by Stayingup
Sat Nov 09, 2019 9:23 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Outstanding
Replies: 52
Views: 2746

Re: Outstanding

Picking Bardsley coincided with our revival last season
A repeat? Certainly he played well today as did all our team..
by Stayingup
Thu Nov 07, 2019 9:58 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Extinction Rebellion
Replies: 181
Views: 4400

Re: Extinction Rebellion

The police ban on ER protests was ruled illegal yesterday, btw. Haven't seen it get a mention on here in the middle of Tories putting their foot in their mouths and the rest of us laughing at them, but i thought it should get at least one. No. The rest of us are laughing at such a ignoramus as you....
by Stayingup
Thu Nov 07, 2019 7:39 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Wood ready to return
Replies: 31
Views: 1906

Re: ARTICLE: Wood ready to return

Interesting. Wood has gone from being not good enough in some eyes to being our saviour. Hope he has a blinder on Saturday. We certainly need it.
by Stayingup
Thu Nov 07, 2019 2:49 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Climate Change - Again
Replies: 26
Views: 736

Re: Climate Change - Again

Pretty sure that the reality of what is happening to them will get them changing things massively. China is absolutely an horrific polluter, but the amount of solar panels and electric vehicles they are churning out dwarfs anything we are doing. There just happens 3 billion Chinese which dwarfs our...
by Stayingup
Thu Nov 07, 2019 10:06 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Climate Change - Again
Replies: 26
Views: 736

Re: Climate Change - Again

I'm sure that most will have now seen the pictures of smog ridden New Delhi. There and China and a few other countries really need to clean up their acts. We do of course and plastic pollution is an epidemic, but these action groups really need to put pressure on the aforementioned countries governm...
by Stayingup
Wed Nov 06, 2019 1:03 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Sir Lindsay Hoyle
Replies: 46
Views: 1987

Re: Sir Lindsay Hoyle

ElectroClaret wrote:Chorley MP just elected new Commons Speaker.


Very good choice. Has more integrity and respect than the last speaker.
by Stayingup
Mon Nov 04, 2019 5:10 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: I’m inclined to give up to football
Replies: 40
Views: 2114

Re: I’m inclined to give up to football

A few been listening to Morrisey on here.
Depressing it is at times but we are fans and have to stick by the team and manager. Its great when, like last season, we beat a team like Spurs

But no question the team really needs freshening up.
by Stayingup
Sun Nov 03, 2019 4:26 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Realistic transfer targets in January
Replies: 163
Views: 5564

Re: Realistic transfer targets in January

It'd make a change from recent times, if we signed someone who could improve on what we have and go straight in the team.
by Stayingup
Sun Nov 03, 2019 4:24 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Realistic transfer targets in January
Replies: 163
Views: 5564

Re: Realistic transfer targets in January

[quote="Top Claret"]All is not lost yet Frank. We have only had two poor performances all season to date. I fully expect Sean to make the changes over the next couple of games to stop the rot[/quote


What changes exactly?
by Stayingup
Sat Nov 02, 2019 11:30 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Post match comments?
Replies: 60
Views: 2836

Re: Post match comments?

Never mind tactics it was a listless performance. He obviously didn't rev them up enough. He needs to make changes. He looked like he had enough of things to me. Maybe he needs a new challenge.
by Stayingup
Sat Nov 02, 2019 8:34 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Relegation fodder
Replies: 36
Views: 1938

Re: Relegation fodder

Apart from bringing in McNeil we haven't moved on at all. Just can't seem to improve the team. We've spent money but none of the signings have improved us. Struggling now.
by Stayingup
Sat Nov 02, 2019 8:25 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Relegation fodder
Replies: 36
Views: 1938

Re: Relegation fodder

DAVETHEVICAR wrote:Lowton was the best of our back four today imo
But only marginally


Is that a send up? He needs replacing. But he's not the only one.
by Stayingup
Sat Nov 02, 2019 8:02 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Inexcusable
Replies: 102
Views: 4682

Re: Inexcusable

Right_winger wrote:It’s our pathetic hoofball and lack of options both in the squad and tactically which are hurting us.

At some point we are going to have to improve the squad and expand our style of play?


Well we haven't improved in four years so there's much hope now.
by Stayingup
Sat Nov 02, 2019 4:15 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Knives and Forks utd versus MIGHTY CLARETS
Replies: 398
Views: 7168

Re: Knives and Forks utd versus MIGHTY CLARETS

The writing has been on the wall. After a reasonably promising start to the season, including some brighter football, we've slowly been sinking to the first half of last season's levels. The two full backs aren't good enough, we're not strong enough in CM (still), and without Wood we lose our goal ...
by Stayingup
Sat Nov 02, 2019 11:29 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Danny Drinkwater
Replies: 41
Views: 2265

Re: Danny Drinkwater

[quote="andyh"]I still think this could work out ok. Danny surely must have been impressed by Sean’s handling of it. If he is going to make anything of the rest of his career it will be at Burnley... The ball is in his court. Sort himself out and hope Sean signs him. Keep on his current tr...
by Stayingup
Fri Nov 01, 2019 3:50 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Julie Cooper MP to stand down .... ?
Replies: 342
Views: 9854

Re: Julie Cooper MP to stand down .... ?

As for Cooper - I’ve seen all sorts of nonsense on social media about how she “doesn’t represent the interests of the people of Burnley” - but nobody is ever willing to pony up her voting record in its entirety, but instead claim she’s voted against Brexit, even including the vote against the Henry...
by Stayingup
Thu Oct 31, 2019 8:05 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Julie Cooper MP to stand down .... ?
Replies: 342
Views: 9854

Re: Julie Cooper MP to stand down .... ?

According to rules this government imposed on unions, a decision has to have a majority of all the members - not just the votes cast. Therefore those who don’t vote count toward the status quo. What’s good for the goose... Why do you think what you have said is relevant to the referendum? There is ...
by Stayingup
Thu Oct 31, 2019 7:10 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Julie Cooper MP to stand down .... ?
Replies: 342
Views: 9854

Re: Julie Cooper MP to stand down .... ?

If Labour chose a strong old labour candidate, pro nationalisation and outside Europe they could walk away with Burnley. However, that would of course go against the Labour party line. Would agree with that until you consider the dim anti British pro Russian and Terrorist aympathiser who leads the ...
by Stayingup
Wed Oct 30, 2019 11:16 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Northern Cyprus
Replies: 76
Views: 2702

Re: Northern Cyprus

Insurance bought in the South won’t cover a hire car in the North and some car hire firms will not allow the car to be taken over the border anyway. You need to buy insurance at the border if crossing. I’m not sure if travel insurance would cover any medical issues. I suspect not. A big percentage ...
by Stayingup
Wed Oct 30, 2019 11:14 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Northern Cyprus
Replies: 76
Views: 2702

Re: Northern Cyprus

It's not recognised internationally as it's an illegal occupation. Neither are the two airports. I know a woman who as a teenager was forced out of her home in Varosha and 45 years later she still hasn't been able to go back. Oh and her dad has not been seen since that night the Turks invaded. Oh y...
by Stayingup
Wed Oct 30, 2019 11:02 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Petrol or diesel
Replies: 80
Views: 2341

Re: Petrol or diesel

As per title looking for advice on next car purchase which to opt for. Always had diesel. And thought next purchase would be cut and dry. But had mixed feedback on cost of diesel now and in future. Cost of petrol coming down. Future diesel taxes. And resale value of vehicle etc. Do a lot of miles, ...
by Stayingup
Wed Oct 30, 2019 10:51 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Petrol or diesel
Replies: 80
Views: 2341

Re: Petrol or diesel

IanMcL wrote:Electric will change your life.


It certainly will it'll bankrupt him. !!!
by Stayingup
Wed Oct 30, 2019 9:20 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: General Election Is On
Replies: 2447
Views: 30080

Re: General Election Is On

Why is it that you are so abso-fucking-lutely certain all the ******* time about every dumb ******* thing you say, and yet as so ******* probably wrong? As of 2017 a majority of people think that the Royal Mail, rail companies, water companies, energy companies should be nationalised. Why the **** ...
by Stayingup
Wed Oct 30, 2019 9:11 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: General Election Is On
Replies: 2447
Views: 30080

Re: General Election Is On

To people like Andy, every time other people care about something other than themselves it is "virtue-signalling". This is because Andy is a far-right **** who doesn't understand what it means to have compassion and empathy. Don't be like Andy. Oh how lazy and how predictable from you. Fa...
by Stayingup
Wed Oct 30, 2019 9:06 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: General Election Is On
Replies: 2447
Views: 30080

Re: General Election Is On

Oh please let Johnson lose his seat. Please, please, please. The irony of him being ousted by an outbreak of democracy in Uxbridge - ideally losing by one vote - is such a wonderful proposition. (Don't spoil it, you lot, by banging on about the implications of that happening.....just, for the momen...
by Stayingup
Wed Oct 30, 2019 7:32 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: General Election Is On
Replies: 2447
Views: 30080

Re: General Election Is On

AndyClaret wrote:This could be a game-changer.


I'm sure this has been planned for a while. It will ensure leave EU wins. That is Tories (leave) Lib Dems (remain)..Labour - who knows
by Stayingup
Wed Oct 30, 2019 7:25 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: General Election Is On
Replies: 2447
Views: 30080

Re: General Election Is On

Watching Andrew Neil skewering all and sundry
But Jo Swinson oh dear. She was hopeless. Who could vote for her? Perhaps only 16 years olds.
by Stayingup
Wed Oct 30, 2019 8:56 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Northern Cyprus
Replies: 76
Views: 2702

Re: Northern Cyprus

Unbelievable that anyone even considers stepping foot in an illegal country! Apart from the fact that insurance is negated, it confirms approval of the continuing acts of atrocity carried out by Turkey. Hang your heads. Dear me. Come on. Illegal? Its not recognized internationally and thats why int...
by Stayingup
Wed Oct 30, 2019 8:49 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Northern Cyprus
Replies: 76
Views: 2702

Re: Northern Cyprus

Very interesting place Northern Cyprus. Beaches are superb but it will be a bit chilly for swimming. Nice food, good prices - much cheaer than in the Euro zone in the south. Kyrenia (Greek name) / Girne (Turkish name) is very interesting and you will find plenty to occupy your time. You can see ther...
by Stayingup
Wed Oct 30, 2019 8:40 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Northern Cyprus
Replies: 76
Views: 2702

Re: Northern Cyprus

Friends of mine just had a lovely holiday in northern Cyprus and flew home from the south. The only issue they had was when crossing the border, they had 10 packets of tobacco which they were told they were allowed. They had it confiscated and fined 340 euros. Hard to believe that. Fined 340 Euros ...
by Stayingup
Tue Oct 29, 2019 9:26 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: General Election Is On
Replies: 2447
Views: 30080

Re: General Election Is On

Jezza knows it’s his last roll of the dice , they’ll lose so many votes to the liberals it will be painful but at last see Corbyn’s toxic labour routed which can only be good . Much will depend on Farage, if he stands he could still cause chaos for the Tories if he doesn’t or his support drops it’s...

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