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by gtclaret
Mon Jul 08, 2019 7:47 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Defour injured again?
Replies: 76
Views: 8093

Re: Defour injured again?

This headline could be used without having any information and it would probably be accurate
by gtclaret
Sat Jul 06, 2019 1:21 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Parental responsibility (politics warning)
Replies: 56
Views: 1343

Re: Parental responsibility (politics warning)

She obviously meant the kids should be looked after whilst they are in school which should be 5 days a week during normal school hours and not 41/2 days. She is not suggesting that the school should take parental responsibility, that us misquoting her.
by gtclaret
Fri Jul 05, 2019 8:50 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Crouch - Dyche comments regarding him signing
Replies: 99
Views: 5787

Re: Crouch - Dyche comments regarding him signing

There are a surprising lot of people who don't like or trust Dyche. For the benefit of those who don't know, the point of Crouch is to come on as a late sub when we're level or losing to give us an enormous target man who will cause mayhem in the penalty area. That's it. Anyone who thinks Dyche is ...
by gtclaret
Wed Jul 03, 2019 2:15 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Villa in early again
Replies: 87
Views: 4781

Re: Villa in early again

https://www.thesun.co.uk/sport/football/9421667/aston-villa-egypt-mahmoud-trezeguet/ Wonder who Burnley have sent over to watch the African Cup, or am I presuming too much Keep well away from the plain this competition. Its like buying a product online, looks good but disappointing when it comes. T...
by gtclaret
Mon Jul 01, 2019 5:47 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Ings and Barnes complete the team
Replies: 18
Views: 1077

Re: ARTICLE: Ings and Barnes complete the team

Although I voted for Ings and Barnes, I am surprised that Charlie didn't get more votes.
by gtclaret
Sun Jun 23, 2019 5:19 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: England vs Cameroon
Replies: 65
Views: 3109

Re: England vs Cameroon

Arful game, England look poor, they will have to improve or the better teams will give them a hiding
by gtclaret
Thu Jun 20, 2019 6:33 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: If we hosted the 2022 World Cup which grounds would they use ?
Replies: 29
Views: 1181

Re: If we hosted the 2022 World Cup which grounds would they use ?

We are blessed with fantastic stadiums throughout the top 3 divisions. You should see some of the grounds in the Spanish second tier, I think some of our non league grounds are better
by gtclaret
Wed Jun 19, 2019 8:17 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: 'Two thirds of Britons want faster action on climate'
Replies: 105
Views: 2299

Re: 'Two thirds of Britons want faster action on climate'

And someone else to pay for it
by gtclaret
Mon Jun 17, 2019 12:40 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Two central defenders to choose from last ten years
Replies: 50
Views: 2113

Re: ARTICLE: Two central defenders to choose from last ten years

I feel sad for Andre Bikey, he could do easily have been the best, pity his head wasn't
by gtclaret
Thu Jun 13, 2019 8:39 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Jo Brand
Replies: 209
Views: 5130

Re: Jo Brand

Comedian makes joke. But it's a far-right comedian so the right and liberals are shoulder-to-shoulder defending free speech. Comedian makes joke. But it's a lefty comedian so the liberals are alone while the right are flipping out about hate speech and other such bullshittery. The right can go mate...
by gtclaret
Thu Jun 13, 2019 4:51 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Southampton sign
Replies: 26
Views: 2670

Re: Southampton sign

Austin unwanted, Ings on loan only
by gtclaret
Wed Jun 12, 2019 2:18 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: 2019 - 2020 Fixtures
Replies: 52
Views: 4322

Re: 2019 - 2020 Fixtures

So if the leaks have been spot on for the last couple of years, they cannot be fake, making most of the above posts total crap. We shall see tomorrow
by gtclaret
Wed Jun 12, 2019 2:13 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Liverpool at home
Replies: 18
Views: 2245

Re: Liverpool at home

Sorry didn't see that
by gtclaret
Wed Jun 12, 2019 2:08 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Liverpool at home
Replies: 18
Views: 2245

Re: Liverpool at home

It was on Mirror online
by gtclaret
Wed Jun 12, 2019 2:07 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Liverpool at home
Replies: 18
Views: 2245

Re: Liverpool at home

We will see tomorrow
by gtclaret
Wed Jun 12, 2019 2:03 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Liverpool at home
Replies: 18
Views: 2245

Re: Liverpool at home

It's on BT Sport live
by gtclaret
Wed Jun 12, 2019 2:03 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Liverpool at home
Replies: 18
Views: 2245

Liverpool at home

I've just read that the first day fixtures were leaked, we will see if it's true
by gtclaret
Sun Jun 09, 2019 1:18 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Oil Multimillionaire - cancer - NHS giving
Replies: 9
Views: 1229

Re: Oil Multimillionaire - cancer - NHS giving

There is no need to increase the rate of tax for the super rich, just make sure they pay taxes. If we had a standard rate of 25% including NI which would mean a tax cut for all, But closed tax loopholes and made sure everyone pays, there would be enough money to pay for the needs of the people and r...
by gtclaret
Sat Jun 08, 2019 11:25 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Men refused £4 million scratchcard win after ‘using stolen card’ to sue National Lottery
Replies: 39
Views: 2414

Re: Men refused £4 million scratchcard win after ‘using stolen card’ to sue National Lottery

If their case has no legal validity Camerlot will apply for the claim to be struck out, leaving them with hefty legal fees, I just hope that the tax payer is not funding this
by gtclaret
Mon Jun 03, 2019 9:25 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Anthony Joshua
Replies: 43
Views: 3668

Re: Anthony Joshua

Saw the fight last night and AJ looked unwell, possibly a virus, it's very difficult for a boxer to pull out at the last minute. I remember an opponent of Nigel Benn like this and suffered bran damage as a result. Luckily for AJ this opponent was not dangerous enough to do this damage
by gtclaret
Sun Jun 02, 2019 11:32 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Anthony Joshua
Replies: 43
Views: 3668

Re: Anthony Joshua

Burnley Ace wrote:To be fair Tyson is 53!

Tyson in his pomp would walk through any heavy weight there has been since his time. He was simply a level above any one, and at least 2 levels above the two clowns on show last night
by gtclaret
Sun Jun 02, 2019 9:47 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Trippier starts
Replies: 31
Views: 1954

Re: Trippier starts

Kane's diving really annoys me, it breaks up the play of his own team
by gtclaret
Tue May 21, 2019 12:07 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Who wears contact lenses?
Replies: 43
Views: 1483

Re: Who wears contact lenses?

Hence my warnings about wearing contact lenses overnight. The problem described is very rare, but serious infection is not
by gtclaret
Mon May 20, 2019 3:54 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Who wears contact lenses?
Replies: 43
Views: 1483

Re: Who wears contact lenses?

I’ve worn 2 weekly disposable for years - one lens is for close up, the other for distance (your brain combines the two). So no problem with needing to change for computers and driving This is called mono vision, and you are correct, the brain works it out, as it does with multifocal. It comes down...
by gtclaret
Sat May 18, 2019 11:46 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Who wears contact lenses?
Replies: 43
Views: 1483

Re: Who wears contact lenses?

If you want them, try a different brand, a thinner version such as ACUVUE 1 day moist, might be more effective
by gtclaret
Sat May 18, 2019 8:25 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Who wears contact lenses?
Replies: 43
Views: 1483

Re: Who wears contact lenses?

I have worn lenses for a few years. My best advice is get the no obligation test and fitting from one of the high Street places (usually free with an eye test) then you can purchase them for cheaper on visiondirect.com. You just need your prescription. Its awkward at first but we'll worth it, espec...
by gtclaret
Sat May 18, 2019 8:21 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Who wears contact lenses?
Replies: 43
Views: 1483

Re: Who wears contact lenses?

Go on then make me jealous. I'm in not so sunny Farnborough Hampshire, stuck in a sight test room today and tomorrow
by gtclaret
Sat May 18, 2019 4:11 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Who wears contact lenses?
Replies: 43
Views: 1483

Re: Who wears contact lenses?

Not sure how that would work with different ranges such as reading up close, to computer use to driving. Multifocal continous wear are available. The advice is to remove them once a week. Be careful though, the infection risk is much higher with wearing lenses overnight, it's not something I encour...
by gtclaret
Sat May 18, 2019 4:07 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Who wears contact lenses?
Replies: 43
Views: 1483

Re: Who wears contact lenses?

I wanted a change from glasses and after tests on my eyes with my optician, I spent around £150 buying contact lenses. The problem I had, was trying to put them onto my eyes on my own. I couldn't do it. As soon as I went anywhere near my eyes with finger, my eyelids shut every time and more often t...
by gtclaret
Sat May 18, 2019 3:30 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Who wears contact lenses?
Replies: 43
Views: 1483

Re: Who wears contact lenses?

Really ? That's interesting, I thought they were still relatively recent and advanced - what do the latest ones have to offer ? At least 6 years maybe more, the more modern lenses are Myday(,specsavers call them Linarial) ACUVUE Oasys 1 day, and Total 1 daily. If you are happy with your lenses and ...
by gtclaret
Sat May 18, 2019 3:02 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Who wears contact lenses?
Replies: 43
Views: 1483

Re: Who wears contact lenses?

HB Claret wrote:I have worn hard contacts for 35 years with no problems. Usually they are replaced every two or three years but I do look after them.

When I started working In1979 we only did hard lenses, they are now Gas permeable and rarely supplied
by gtclaret
Sat May 18, 2019 3:00 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Who wears contact lenses?
Replies: 43
Views: 1483

Re: Who wears contact lenses?

The quote seems reasonable, your prescription can be modified for the intermediate vision(computer use) anti glare would help also make sure your eyes are not dry. You may need lubricant. Hycosan Extra is a very good one, just one application a day. It costs around £11 but lasts 6 months
by gtclaret
Sat May 18, 2019 2:17 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Who wears contact lenses?
Replies: 43
Views: 1483

Re: Who wears contact lenses?

Serema lenses are good but technology has advanced, I doubt a new wearer would be supplied with those now
by gtclaret
Sat May 18, 2019 2:12 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Who wears contact lenses?
Replies: 43
Views: 1483

Re: Who wears contact lenses?

Hi I am an Optician, you can have Daily Disposables if your prescription is OK for them. For those old enough to need help with closer vision, multifocal contact lenses are available, but they do take a little getting used to, and the Optician may need to do a couple if adjustments, so be patient.
by gtclaret
Wed May 15, 2019 6:05 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: War with Iran
Replies: 130
Views: 6290

Re: War with Iran

Trump is playing their game. They know he is not a politician and doesn't do diplomacy, he is unpredictable, possibly crazy enough to launch an attack and not care what the world thinks. With Obama Iran know what they're dealing with so they can string them along, signing peace deals to get funding ...
by gtclaret
Tue May 14, 2019 6:03 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Top 3 managers you have most enjoyed watching Burnley under ?
Replies: 42
Views: 1391

Re: Top 3 managers you have most enjoyed watching Burnley under ?

The title is about the most enjoyable to watch, not the most successful. Harry Potts won the league with exciting attacking football, with a complete level playing field, protected by the maximum wage. Adamson came 6th in the old Division 1 and got to the FA Cup semis where the financial level had a...
by gtclaret
Tue May 14, 2019 3:48 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Top 3 managers you have most enjoyed watching Burnley under ?
Replies: 42
Views: 1391

Re: Top 3 managers you have most enjoyed watching Burnley under ?

Potts
Adamson
Coyle
Although Dyche has done fantastic things for the Club, the style of football has not been as enjoyable
by gtclaret
Tue May 14, 2019 9:48 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Dyches last good signing
Replies: 25
Views: 2608

Re: Dyches last good signing

Wood was the last good signing, he was after Westwood I think, what ever you think, his goal return for £15m is very good
by gtclaret
Mon May 13, 2019 10:39 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Is staying in the Prem the be all and end all?
Replies: 75
Views: 2816

Re: Is staying in the Prem the be all and end all?

Ask a Stoke fan how much they loved it this season, being the definition of a bog standard Championship team. Or Middlesboro. I genuinely don't know, maybe they did like it. Perhaps knowing your place and trading points with QPR and Preston is better than seeing the likes of David Silva, Van Dijk, ...
by gtclaret
Sun May 12, 2019 12:00 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: This was nice to hear
Replies: 5
Views: 1388

This was nice to hear

Working today in Farnborough Hampshire, as an Optician I always tease the young lads about the football team they support, today a young boy came in, when I told him my team, his Dad said his friend works in our Sports science department. He said it is a fantastic club from top to bottom and great t...
by gtclaret
Tue May 07, 2019 3:26 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Vydra article in LET
Replies: 18
Views: 2803

Re: Vydra article in LET

Many on here wrote off Taylor and Westwood, but they were given time(because of injuries) and now proved themselves.
by gtclaret
Tue May 07, 2019 3:04 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: G Cahill officially linked
Replies: 51
Views: 5164

Re: G Cahill officially linked

This would be against the stated policy of player trading, buying younger players with sell on value and using them to replace a future big sale. If this is to replace Tarky, then it is going in the opposite direction
by gtclaret
Tue May 07, 2019 2:07 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Vydra article in LET
Replies: 18
Views: 2803

Re: Vydra article in LET

Ric_C wrote:What is this obsession with playing Vydra?

Our two strikers have a very good conversion rate for this level, and since xmas have been one of the main contributors in keeping us up.

Because the 2 striker we have are not always effective, and will not always be fit, so we need an alternative
by gtclaret
Wed May 01, 2019 11:03 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Beware the cost of relegation
Replies: 68
Views: 3733

Re: Beware the cost of relegation

So when I posted that the £34m profit we made, inflated by player sales was slightly worrying and not worthy of the celebration that was on this board, I was right, my whole post was spot on, we will have to sell players in order to pay future wages and purchase players in the Premier league
by gtclaret
Wed May 01, 2019 12:58 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Pope or Hart?
Replies: 80
Views: 3809

Re: Pope or Hart?

taio wrote:Wouldn't be surprised if both leave. if one stays I'd want it to be Pope.

Agreed
by gtclaret
Mon Apr 29, 2019 8:44 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Tarks
Replies: 57
Views: 4619

Re: Tarks

bodge wrote:Wonder what Mawson is thinking now ?

Pity poor Alfie.

He's thinking I got more money than I would have got at Burnley so I don't give a sh1t
by gtclaret
Mon Apr 29, 2019 3:57 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Heaton
Replies: 19
Views: 2990

Re: Heaton

If we had a good keeper in recent past I always said the best since Stephenson, I now think we have better, so it's the best since Blacklaw
by gtclaret
Mon Apr 29, 2019 11:24 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Tarks
Replies: 57
Views: 4619

Re: Tarks

I remember when I was a child, my dad telling me that I would never be a footballer unless I was able to use both feet. For months I would only use my left foot. Strangely it helped, not in football, but in my balance as a dancer. I do think though, that all professional footballers should be two fo...
by gtclaret
Sun Apr 28, 2019 9:41 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Should we be aiming for the top six next season?
Replies: 46
Views: 2066

Re: Should we be aiming for the top six next season?

Devils_Advocate wrote:We will do well to finish outside the bottom 6 next season

This same quote was used when predicting our final position before the start of the 2013/14 season
by gtclaret
Sat Apr 27, 2019 6:38 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Booking a Cruise
Replies: 35
Views: 1228

Re: Booking a Cruise

Been on 5 big & 2 mini. 4 big cruises with Royal Caribbean and loved them all, the other was NCL and was not impressed. The mini cruises(3 & 4 days) were P&o and they were great. As you can tell from some of the above posts its a matter of taste, I love them, I missed a cruise last year ...

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