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by Mala591
Thu Feb 27, 2020 10:10 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Manufacturers service
Replies: 18
Views: 643

Re: Manufacturers service

This company will pick up car from work/home and deliver it back after service. They also claim that all the parts used are manufacturer approved.

https://www.servicingstop.co.uk/
by Mala591
Thu Feb 27, 2020 12:38 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Oxymorons
Replies: 29
Views: 996

Oxymorons

I know it is a well known one but it is still my favourite

"a deafening silence"
by Mala591
Thu Feb 27, 2020 12:02 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Fact
Replies: 90
Views: 2877

Re: Fact

Bosscat wrote:
Wed Feb 26, 2020 1:09 pm
Some weird ones live up there too Ian especially that odd bugger in Fife ... :roll: I think he is called Steve or something like that. I heard he is a right wrong-un by all accounts :D
"a right wrong-un"

Thanks Bosscat, I can add that to my list of favourite oxymorons
by Mala591
Tue Feb 25, 2020 4:19 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Owen Coyle's £5.99 Casio watch...
Replies: 0
Views: 774

Owen Coyle's £5.99 Casio watch...

For those who have never seen it...

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=2ZgXBCgko88

Owen Coyle's £5.99 Casio watch :lol: :lol: :lol:
by Mala591
Tue Feb 25, 2020 10:20 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Fact
Replies: 90
Views: 2877

Re: Fact

Derwent?
by Mala591
Tue Feb 25, 2020 10:06 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Why do people?...
Replies: 61
Views: 1879

Re: Why do people?...

...carry on using wooden fence posts when the previous ones rotted away after 10 years?

Question aimed mainly at farmers.
by Mala591
Mon Feb 24, 2020 5:48 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: VAR
Replies: 111
Views: 3949

Re: VAR

Surely HANDball is when the ball hits the HAND not the ARM or the SHOULDER. Now if the ball was to hit the WRIST then referees/VAR might have a difficult decision to make!
by Mala591
Sat Feb 22, 2020 12:30 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Citroen 2cv or Volkswagen Beetle?
Replies: 39
Views: 910

Re: Citroen 2cv or Volkswagen Beetle?

That's brilliant, well done. 1988? My guess is its a 'Dolly', but it could be a '6 Special', 'Charleston' or a Green 'Bambo' (in which case I'm jealous!). Are you going to keep it original or looking to change the colour? How is your chassis? That is one of the major things to go. Get it really wel...
by Mala591
Fri Feb 21, 2020 10:04 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Full beams or Halogens
Replies: 21
Views: 843

Re: Full beams or Halogens

A very important discussion thread and I agree that ageing definately reduces visual acuity (and also seems to increase visual glare) in poor light conditions. Maybe something our new MP could bring up as a Parliamentary question?
by Mala591
Fri Feb 21, 2020 7:45 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: If you could turn back time...
Replies: 44
Views: 1600

If you could turn back time...

Which year of your life would you most like to re-live and why?
by Mala591
Thu Feb 20, 2020 7:23 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Boris Watch
Replies: 209
Views: 4060

Re: Boris Watch

It may well prove to be a refreshing change to have a Prime Minister that, now he has his preferred team in place, actually let's Cabinet Ministers get on with running their Departments without constant meddling and bullying from No.10 .... Blair and Brown were both famously interfering, Cameron wa...
by Mala591
Wed Feb 19, 2020 9:47 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Citroen 2cv or Volkswagen Beetle?
Replies: 39
Views: 910

Re: Citroen 2cv or Volkswagen Beetle?

To answer your question is really hard because there are so many factors. Main question would be what do you want from it? A car to love and use? An investment? A restoration project to work on as a hobby? You’ll struggle to make money on either if you are paying others to do the work, but you coul...
by Mala591
Tue Feb 18, 2020 10:49 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Citroen 2cv or Volkswagen Beetle?
Replies: 39
Views: 910

Re: Citroen 2cv or Volkswagen Beetle?

One big advantage of the 2cv is that they are soooo easy to disassemble...

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=DOe_hi5XE7I

:-) :-) :-)
by Mala591
Tue Feb 18, 2020 8:46 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Citroen 2cv or Volkswagen Beetle?
Replies: 39
Views: 910

Citroen 2cv or Volkswagen Beetle?

Citroen 2cv or Volkswagen Beetle

If you were to do a classic car restoration with a generous budget for a high quality end product (brand new body shell) which of these two would you choose to restore and why?
by Mala591
Fri Feb 14, 2020 12:01 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: If we all bought more BRITISH designed/manufactured/assembled goods...
Replies: 100
Views: 2156

Re: If we all bought more BRITISH designed/manufactured/assembled goods...

Several months ago I decided to buy a new car (my first ever NEW car). I did a lot of research into compact/medium sized SUV's and I short listed five models all of which had good reviews from numerous expert motoring sources. My final choice was not the most reliable or the best handling 'most enjo...
by Mala591
Wed Feb 12, 2020 11:43 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: If we all bought more BRITISH designed/manufactured/assembled goods...
Replies: 100
Views: 2156

If we all bought more BRITISH designed/manufactured/assembled goods...

Wouldn't there be more (and better) careers/jobs for our children/grandchildren ?

So why don't we do it ?
by Mala591
Tue Feb 11, 2020 9:22 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Electric Vehicle
Replies: 148
Views: 5548

Re: Electric Vehicle

Didn't see this one coming. Will be great for all the potholed roads in Burnley :-)

https://the2cvshop.co.uk/electric2cv.htm
by Mala591
Thu Feb 06, 2020 10:33 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Great Burnley tackles in pictures
Replies: 29
Views: 2649

Re: Great Burnley tackles in pictures

Mala591 wrote:
Thu Feb 06, 2020 10:30 am
It was the 2-0 half time score against Preston. The Burnley fan ran across the pitch to 'bend over' and remind the Preston fans of the score. On his way back to the Bee Hole End Bertie Bee intervened, the rest is history...
https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=6xNQ4F8F49A
by Mala591
Thu Feb 06, 2020 10:30 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Great Burnley tackles in pictures
Replies: 29
Views: 2649

Re: Great Burnley tackles in pictures

dougcollins wrote:
Wed Feb 05, 2020 12:11 pm
As we said at the time 'why has he got 200 written on his backside?'.
It was the 2-0 half time score against Preston. The Burnley fan ran across the pitch to 'bend over' and remind the Preston fans of the score. On his way back to the Bee Hole End Bertie Bee intervened, the rest is history...
by Mala591
Wed Feb 05, 2020 9:40 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Vydra's Suitors
Replies: 65
Views: 4095

Re: Vydra's Suitors

If he is so unhappy at not getting game time (and confident that he will be able to find another 'more suitable' employer) then why doesn't he hand in his notice (4 weeks?) and become a free agent?

That's what I would do in his situation.
by Mala591
Tue Feb 04, 2020 1:10 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Whatever happened to the Central League? (part 2)
Replies: 17
Views: 889

Whatever happened to the Central League? (part 2)

The subject of having a 'reserve team' playing in a relatively local league (North West England?) has been discussed before but I am still of the opinion that our first team 'fringe players' would benefit from playing regular, highly competitive football in a structured league format. Who decided to...
by Mala591
Tue Feb 04, 2020 12:02 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Bolton U’23 v Burnley U’23
Replies: 16
Views: 1833

Re: Bolton U’23 v Burnley U’23

Tony, I understand SD is a very busy man but does he ever make time to watch the U23's?

Can I also ask why don't the U23's play their home games in the Burnley area?

Thanks
by Mala591
Sat Feb 01, 2020 11:19 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS Jan 2020(MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 2261
Views: 220701

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS Jan 2020(MUST CONTAIN LINK)

Just to update a previous post, I now see our 'back-up' team as: Hart Lowton Long Gibson Pieters Hendrick Brownhill Brownhill Brady Vydra Rodriguez Lowton, Hendrick, Brownhill and Rodriguez are imo closest to a first eleven start. So, we now have reasonable/acceptable cover for each position of our ...
by Mala591
Fri Jan 31, 2020 8:34 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Wayne Biggins
Replies: 21
Views: 1898

Wayne Biggins

Bit of a Marmite player but I liked him. I remember sitting three rows behind his greatest critic and three rows in front of his mum and girlfriend. '...Biggins you useless *******...' '...leave him alone he's doing his best...' and so the critique continued for 90 minutes much to the amusement and ...
by Mala591
Wed Jan 29, 2020 11:14 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS Jan 2020(MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 2261
Views: 220701

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS Jan 2020(MUST CONTAIN LINK)

Our 'back-up' team - imo of course Hart Lowton Long Gibson Pieters Hendrick ???? ???? Brady Rodriguez Wells Rodriguez pushing Barnes closely and Hendrick is a reasonable short-term replacement for JBG but the other back-up players are not really pressuring our regular starters. Personally I would ke...
by Mala591
Mon Jan 27, 2020 11:44 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS Jan 2020(MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 2261
Views: 220701

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS Jan 2020(MUST CONTAIN LINK)

Wells has obviously worked hard at QPR and appears to have got his career back on track. He will be looking for a two and a half year deal and seems open to a move to any Championship club. Looks like the highest bidder will secure his signature.

Good luck to the lad.
by Mala591
Tue Jan 21, 2020 4:12 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: JBG on his way back
Replies: 42
Views: 1950

Re: ARTICLE: JBG on his way back

Has he retired from international football to concentrate on his club career? If not and in view of his injury record it would seem perfectly reasonable for the club to ask him to do so.
by Mala591
Sat Jan 18, 2020 11:39 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Arriving late
Replies: 26
Views: 1909

Re: Arriving late

Anyone remember waiting outside the ground at 4.20pm waiting for the exit gates to open? There were hundreds of us who had been playing in the local Saturday afternoon amateur football league. It definitely seemed to boost the atmosphere inside the ground for the last 20 minutes.
by Mala591
Thu Jan 16, 2020 10:47 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Your team v Leicester
Replies: 33
Views: 1512

Your team v Leicester

A shake up to 4-3-3 with Rodriguez and McNeil given fluid roles behind/alongside Wood. Have been concerned about Tarkowski's form recently so Long would be my choice for this game.

Pope
Bardsley Long Mee Taylor
Westwood Cork Hendrick
Rodriguez Wood McNeil
by Mala591
Mon Jan 13, 2020 10:38 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: How can we stop this downward spiral and survive this season?
Replies: 135
Views: 5444

Re: How can we stop this downward spiral and survive this season?

Assuming we gradually evolve to a 4-3-3 formation we need QUALITY replacements in all the 'New' positions.

Pope
New Tarks Mee Taylor
New New New
New Wood McNeil

We also need eleven u23 players with the realistic potential ability to challenge for each position.
by Mala591
Sat Jan 11, 2020 11:47 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Team v Chelski
Replies: 47
Views: 1935

Re: Team v Chelski

I'd like to see Gibson as a holding midfield player in front of Tarks and Mee. This would allow Lennon and McNeil a little more attacking freedom.

So it's a 4-1-4-1 formation for today's game:

Bardsley Tarks Mee Taylor
...............Gibson
Lennon Westwood Cork McNeil
................Wood
by Mala591
Thu Jan 09, 2020 6:15 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: New tick box on income tax return form...
Replies: 0
Views: 286

New tick box on income tax return form...

:idea:

"If you want some of your income tax donated to support the royal family please tick this box"
by Mala591
Tue Jan 07, 2020 5:38 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Park view
Replies: 68
Views: 6710

Re: Park view

Reasonably priced good quality real ale/lager
Reasonably priced good quality fresh/homemade food
Comfortable seating areas
Genuinely friendly and helpful staff
Spotlessly clean toilets

It isn't rocket science is it

Good luck to whoever takes it on
by Mala591
Tue Jan 07, 2020 11:21 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Burnley confirm Drinkwater return
Replies: 98
Views: 4714

Re: ARTICLE: Burnley confirm Drinkwater return

Should have played in EVERY u23 game when he was 'physically fit'. Yes, even the one the day after the Christmas party trip to Dublin. Why on earth was he there when we were trying desperately to get him 'match fit'?
by Mala591
Thu Jan 02, 2020 12:54 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: What is wrong?
Replies: 110
Views: 5280

Re: What is wrong?

Ageing squad, Westwood and Cork looking exhausted, not enough 'good football brains' (Barton, Defour etc) in the team, players have lost confidence, lack of composure around opposition box, can't play effective one-two basic football move, can't shoot from outside the box, have forgotten how to slid...
by Mala591
Fri Dec 27, 2019 12:47 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Your team vs Man Utd
Replies: 43
Views: 1837

Your team vs Man Utd

Rest McNeil for one match?
JBG back in for more attacking threat?
Play Hendrick left midfield where he looked comfortable last season?
Give Brady one more chance to impress?

I would start with:

Pope
Bardsley Tarks Mee Taylor
JBG Westwood Cork Hendrick
Barnes Wood

The decision is yours.
by Mala591
Thu Dec 26, 2019 10:42 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: 2020 Hero List
Replies: 7
Views: 418

2020 Hero List

Professor Brian Cox

If you are not sure that you agree then watch the series called 'The Planets' currently being repeated on BBC 2. Mind blowing stuff...
by Mala591
Mon Dec 23, 2019 7:04 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Diesel or Petrol?
Replies: 14
Views: 1024

Diesel or Petrol?

Diesel gives on average 20% MORE mpg and produces 20% LESS CO2 so why the mad rush to 'phase out' diesel cars? Yes, I understand that diesel produces more toxic particles but surely the answer is to develop cleaner diesel and better dpf's (diesel particle filters) than to switch en-masse to petrol a...
by Mala591
Mon Dec 23, 2019 5:34 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Best tannoy announcement ever?
Replies: 26
Views: 2755

Re: Best tannoy announcement ever?

At half-time on the Turf many years ago:

'We have some great news. Micky Mellon and his wife are absolutely delighted to announce the birth of an 8 pound mellon.'

:-)
by Mala591
Fri Dec 20, 2019 12:11 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Top player, top top player, top top ...........top player
Replies: 44
Views: 1698

Re: Top player, top top player, top top ...........top player

'In the shop window'

A player who's form miraculously improves when news/rumours that an unexpected transfer enquiry had been received.

Remember any examples?
by Mala591
Thu Dec 19, 2019 8:11 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Best DISCO Record of all time...
Replies: 36
Views: 1190

Re: Best DISCO Record of all time...

Billie Ocean - Love really hurts without you

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=-ys-4krGe6M

Magnificent!
by Mala591
Thu Dec 19, 2019 10:40 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Best DISCO Record of all time...
Replies: 36
Views: 1190

Best DISCO Record of all time...

This is up there with the best. Always a dance floor filler which everyone sings along to.
Meaningful lyrics with one of the best female vocalists ever.

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=fNCXnTeQ2nk

Young Hearts Run Free - Candi Staton
by Mala591
Sun Dec 15, 2019 12:56 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: Uniting the Country Since 31/01/2020
Replies: 21932
Views: 602822

Re: Brexit: The Naked Truth

If you're taking that view then why bother leaving? We start off with '2020 UK trade standards' which are initially identical to EU standards. These are the basis for any new trade deals with the EU or any other country. The difference is we will also have: Independent immigration policy Independen...
by Mala591
Sat Dec 14, 2019 12:08 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: Uniting the Country Since 31/01/2020
Replies: 21932
Views: 602822

Re: Brexit: The Naked Truth

We are already 100% aligned with EU trade standards/regulations and I can see no reason for immediate and significant deviation. A UK/EU trade deal should be the priority which will probably delay other international trade deals but I can see no problem with that (although the US might get a little ...
by Mala591
Thu Dec 12, 2019 9:04 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The UTC GE poll
Replies: 163
Views: 5050

Re: The UTC GE poll

conyoviejo wrote:
Thu Dec 12, 2019 8:24 pm
Somewhere in Yorkshire ..
I think they forgot their spirit level when they delivered that port-a-loo
by Mala591
Wed Dec 11, 2019 5:28 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: General Election Is On
Replies: 5094
Views: 78376

Re: General Election Is On

I wonder how many of the 17.4 million have changed their minds? No doubt that some didn't realise how complicated leaving would be (a UK/EU customs border across Ireland etc) and will be 'relieved' that they have a second vote. On the other hand there are those who voted remain who are so disgusted ...
by Mala591
Wed Dec 11, 2019 10:50 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: General Election Is On
Replies: 5094
Views: 78376

Re: General Election Is On

People's vote tomorrow.

Remain in the EU - vote Labour or Lib Dem
Leave the EU - vote Conservative

It's still just as difficult a decision to make as it was three and a half years ago so think carefully and MAKE SURE YOU VOTE.
by Mala591
Tue Dec 10, 2019 8:17 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: General Election Is On
Replies: 5094
Views: 78376

Re: General Election Is On

Ongoing national debt is £1.8 trillion and we pay £50 billion each year interest on this debt, which is more than the annual defence budget.

Do you think that this debt should be significantly increased or should the government be trying to reduce it?
by Mala591
Tue Dec 10, 2019 1:19 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: General Election Is On
Replies: 5094
Views: 78376

Re: General Election Is On

'Labour will negotiate a 'good' Brexit deal' = inside the EU customs union = closely aligned to the single market = freedom of movement to continue = still having to pay into the EU So it isn't a 'good' Brexit deal it is basically remain. Is this Labour 'misleading' the electorate or is it just a lie?
by Mala591
Tue Dec 10, 2019 11:01 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: General Election Is On
Replies: 5094
Views: 78376

Re: General Election Is On

But the Tories are telling us Phase 2 can be done in less than 12 months and are refusing to consider an extension to the transition period if it can’t. Given those who know about these things consider it near impossible to sort a trade deal in less than a year then we’re heading for WTO terms on 1...