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by NottsClaret
Tue Nov 12, 2019 9:34 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Julie Cooper MP to stand down .... ?
Replies: 307
Views: 8638

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

AndyClaret wrote:The DUP say different, they despise him.


A good indicator you're on the right track.
by NottsClaret
Tue Nov 12, 2019 8:58 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Sterling sent home
Replies: 48
Views: 2087

Re: Sterling sent home

Seems a bit OTT from Southgate, they've already kissed and made up. It's not an office job, stuff like this happens all the time.

Good to see the knives out so quick for England's best player.
by NottsClaret
Mon Nov 11, 2019 9:49 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Remembrance Day & football
Replies: 48
Views: 1194

Re: Remembrance Day & football

It’s absolutely ridiculous now. Did you see the walking poppy on the pitch yesterday? It’s like everyone’s trying to out-do each other. Just another choreographed day now, like Bonfire night or halloween. The graves of the lads who died are there all year round, and there's always books in the libr...
by NottsClaret
Thu Nov 07, 2019 8:49 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Climate Change - Again
Replies: 26
Views: 635

Re: Climate Change - Again

Wile E Coyote wrote:we are a tiny island, lobbing a few cans and plastic bottles in a coloured bin is futile, the real dirty countries aren't interested .
choosing a tinpot uk party wont save anything.


It's actually the 9th largest island in the world, with the sixth biggest economy.
by NottsClaret
Wed Nov 06, 2019 1:26 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: You think you know someone, but actually you dont
Replies: 32
Views: 1933

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

Imagine how Andrew Windsor felt when it turned out his best mate Epstein was a massive nonce.
by NottsClaret
Wed Nov 06, 2019 10:00 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Japan
Replies: 53
Views: 1546

Re: Japan

We've had a few threads on Japan, every time we get contributions from people who've been lucky enough to visit, enthusing about it and offering advice on where to go or what to do. And every time you get one or two weirdos, pretending to give a s**t about a grudge their ancestors may or may not hav...
by NottsClaret
Wed Nov 06, 2019 9:13 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Top 10 Robbie Blake goals
Replies: 27
Views: 882

Re: Top 10 Robbie Blake goals

martin_p wrote:The team he scored against in goal number 3 haven’t been in the Premier League for a long time now ;)


Yes, I thought that may confuse some of our younger readers..
by NottsClaret
Wed Nov 06, 2019 9:02 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Top 10 Robbie Blake goals
Replies: 27
Views: 882

Re: Top 10 Robbie Blake goals

His top 3 all against Premier League sides, class act.
by NottsClaret
Wed Nov 06, 2019 7:20 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Japan
Replies: 53
Views: 1546

Re: Japan

Agree about the planning. I don’t normally on holiday, but it’s a huge country on the other side of the world with a million things to see. You don’t want to miss out, which you will if you don’t have a plan. Definitely get a JR pass, the trains are as you’d imagine. You can go to Nagano or even Kyo...
by NottsClaret
Mon Nov 04, 2019 3:01 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Investment
Replies: 40
Views: 1050

Re: Investment

BOYSIE31 wrote:We have the oldest squad in the league who are still getting older..


Afraid that applies to all of us mate.
by NottsClaret
Mon Nov 04, 2019 2:38 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Investment
Replies: 40
Views: 1050

Re: Investment

He's right you know. We should be signing young, creative, quick players. Who can immediately make an impact at a mid-table Premier League side. And who don't cost too much. And who fit within our wage structure. And who find Burnley more attractive than 19 other clubs. Can't believe we aren't doing...
by NottsClaret
Mon Nov 04, 2019 11:37 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Lewis Hamilton.
Replies: 28
Views: 787

Re: Lewis Hamilton.

You can't tell people to be enthused about a sport. If you like watching cars race around and think Lewis Hamilton is great, that's cool. Don't get mad if most people aren't that fussed though.
by NottsClaret
Mon Nov 04, 2019 9:22 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: I’m inclined to give up to football
Replies: 40
Views: 2004

Re: I’m inclined to give up to football

I have got a new lease of life with football at the minute. I have got a season ticket at my local team Clitheroe this season. It’s brilliant, good old honest football, we’re doing great this season also... I still have a season ticket at Burnley but have found myself enjoying watching Clitheroe mo...
by NottsClaret
Sun Nov 03, 2019 5:54 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley fan v Burnley fan
Replies: 108
Views: 4864

Re: Burnley fan v Burnley fan

Got lucky yesterday as I took my lad and everyone around us was sound. But not surprised to hear these stories, you knew this was going to be one of those days for certain sections of our support. Seen it at Barnsley before and several other grounds at just the right distance to get hammered on the ...
by NottsClaret
Fri Nov 01, 2019 3:07 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Trump's Impeachment
Replies: 293
Views: 10922

Re: Trump's Impeachment

Speaking of Presidents, this should be relevant to one or two posters, if they have a little self-awareness.

https://twitter.com/NBCNews/status/1189506819028328449
by NottsClaret
Thu Oct 31, 2019 9:34 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: General Election Is On
Replies: 1756
Views: 19483

Re: General Election Is On

When Corbyn loses his 2nd election, does he go then? Or is still the electorate that’s wrong?
by NottsClaret
Thu Oct 31, 2019 7:59 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: The Naked Truth
Replies: 21106
Views: 444968

Re: Brexit: The Naked Truth

Happy Brexit Day everyone.
by NottsClaret
Wed Oct 30, 2019 3:27 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: General Election Is On
Replies: 1756
Views: 19483

Re: General Election Is On

Tough choice this time. I dislike Corbyn, can’t stand Momentum and the people he’s surrounded himself with and I’m pretty sure he’ll lose his 2nd election and the Labour Party will end up in disarray. That said, my local candidate seems a decent sort. And if it’s a choice between that or being one o...
by NottsClaret
Sun Oct 27, 2019 6:35 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: 10 Mistakes That Sank The Titanic
Replies: 40
Views: 2238

Re: 10 Mistakes That Sank The Titanic

Not watched it yet, but hitting that big iceberg has to be up there.
by NottsClaret
Sat Oct 26, 2019 10:54 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Have you ever left a Clarets game early?
Replies: 150
Views: 4029

Re: Have you ever left a Clarets game early?

Left after the 4th, which I thought was loyal enough, snubbing the accepted ‘three goal rule’.
by NottsClaret
Sat Oct 26, 2019 10:48 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Clapping today
Replies: 198
Views: 5717

Re: Clapping today

agreenwood wrote:There were groans all around me when the 3rd applause started.


Same. A bit of bemusement too. Whatever it was, it wasn’t solemn respect. But then we were watching a football match at the time.
by NottsClaret
Sat Oct 26, 2019 11:42 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Clapping today
Replies: 198
Views: 5717

Re: Clapping today

With the average age of our support base increasing, this is only going to become more frequent. Always find it a really weird thing to request or partake in.

Do they make the same requests at the local supermarket they used to use? Or the bus that took them to work everyday? Why a football match?
by NottsClaret
Fri Oct 25, 2019 1:06 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: The Naked Truth
Replies: 21106
Views: 444968

Re: Brexit: The Naked Truth

BennyD wrote:Now we’ve got a go-getter at the helm, this Brexit sh!t will be done, dusted and ticked off. Then we can get this very tedious thread closed. Happy days.


Love this, from the day Johnson got the PM job.

Anyway, how are we all celebrating Brexit Day on Thursday?
by NottsClaret
Fri Oct 25, 2019 9:53 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: VAR - Off the wall idea
Replies: 29
Views: 1183

Re: VAR - Off the wall idea

A.I. algorithms to decide if someone tripped up or not? We've already lost the plot with VAR. It's just a sport, a way for people to keep fit and compete. And at the top level, a form of entertainment. That's it though.. nobody dies or gets locked up if we get an offside wrong. We're losing way more...
by NottsClaret
Wed Oct 23, 2019 4:43 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Fixed penalty notice for littering
Replies: 113
Views: 3043

Re: Fixed penalty notice for littering

I'm quite the bleeding heart liberal when it comes to the justice system but I'd happily bring back hanging for littering.

OK, we'll get a bit of collateral damage along the way with people like the OP, but it's a price worth paying I reckon.
by NottsClaret
Wed Oct 23, 2019 9:55 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: 39 bodies found in lorry container in Essex
Replies: 130
Views: 4348

Re: 39 bodies found in lorry container in Essex

That's grim.
by NottsClaret
Wed Oct 23, 2019 9:38 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Spurs tickets
Replies: 85
Views: 3893

Re: Spurs tickets

For all the angst it causes, does anyone ever actually not get a ticket eventually?
by NottsClaret
Tue Oct 22, 2019 3:30 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Begum ‘risk of hanging’
Replies: 415
Views: 6654

Re: Begum ‘risk of hanging’

Get her back, get her on telly. Maybe I'm a Celeb or something.
by NottsClaret
Tue Oct 22, 2019 9:40 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: If goals start not being given for that we’re in trouble
Replies: 48
Views: 2711

Re: ARTICLE: If goals start not being given for that we’re in trouble

Hendrick not getting a penalty at Huddersfield, and Arsenal getting one of their offside last minute handballs is 100% preferable to having VAR. I'd rather enjoy football and be grumpy every now and again about a bad decision.
by NottsClaret
Mon Oct 21, 2019 2:29 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Time to get rid of VAR
Replies: 177
Views: 5748

Re: Time to get rid of VAR

VAR is not going to get better than it is now. This is it, the extent of the 'technology' is a man watching a TV expressing an opinion. As we've seen so far this season, the frustration and 'injustice' is there as much as it ever was. The downside now is that watching games live is a bit crap. Peopl...
by NottsClaret
Mon Oct 21, 2019 9:54 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Club Memorials
Replies: 11
Views: 707

Re: Club Memorials

I'm sure it had no effect on Saturday, that's just VAR being s**t as usual. But I'm on board with taking out the mawkish tributes every two minutes. I honestly can't see the connection with an individual grieving for a personal loss and thousands of strangers with the same leisure pursuit pretending...
by NottsClaret
Sun Oct 20, 2019 8:55 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Lower league talent
Replies: 25
Views: 1770

Re: Lower league talent

Newcastleclaret93 wrote:Eze - star performer in a pretty poor squad. QPR are having a good season and he is one of the main reasons why.

I noticed him last season when I went to the Wednesday v QPR game. Stood out in a sea of mediocrity.
by NottsClaret
Sun Oct 20, 2019 1:06 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: If goals start not being given for that we’re in trouble
Replies: 48
Views: 2711

Re: ARTICLE: If goals start not being given for that we’re in trouble

Some like it, some don’t. I’m not as arsed about watching Premier League football anymore. Nobody died if you got a decision ‘wrong’ but every moment now is a bit less exciting. That’s cool, but it’s not for me. It’s as boring as rugby all of a sudden.
by NottsClaret
Sat Oct 19, 2019 5:17 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Time to get rid of VAR
Replies: 177
Views: 5748

Re: Time to get rid of VAR

Honestly prefer watching my non league side now, purely down to VAR. I’ll still go to Burnley for family/ social reasons but the game with VAR leaves me cold.

And I was saying this before it came in, let alone today’s events. It’s just for geeks, stat weirdos and arm chair morons.
by NottsClaret
Fri Oct 18, 2019 3:08 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Extinction Rebellion
Replies: 181
Views: 4274

Re: Extinction Rebellion

Have you been drinking Turtle? I can't even work out what you're trying to say today. Honestly.

It's been a fairly wild, incoherent return on here from you, but still good to have you back nonetheless.
by NottsClaret
Fri Oct 18, 2019 2:15 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Extinction Rebellion
Replies: 181
Views: 4274

Re: Extinction Rebellion

And you people think i'm naive. How are you going to have people reproduce less? We're already close to falling below replacement rate of reproduction in the west, and the people reproducing the most aren't the ones causing the climate to boil our planet. Reproduction isn't the only cause of popula...
by NottsClaret
Fri Oct 18, 2019 1:33 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Extinction Rebellion
Replies: 181
Views: 4274

Re: Extinction Rebellion

Long story short - there's **** all you can do about population growth without genocide, and we're not going to do genocide. You don't need genocide, just reproduce a bit less. All 8 billion people alive today are going to to die one way or t'other. If we could reign in making more humans quite so ...
by NottsClaret
Thu Oct 17, 2019 5:35 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Clarets to have six games televised in December and January
Replies: 54
Views: 3267

Re: ARTICLE: Clarets to have six games televised in December and January

I'll be passing my ticket on for the City home game. 8.15pm kick off on a school night isn't happening.
by NottsClaret
Thu Oct 17, 2019 1:59 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Extinction Rebellion
Replies: 181
Views: 4274

Re: Extinction Rebellion

at least they are making a stand, most of us are apathetic slobs who just sit back and take it. You're right, and I was all with them. But taking a stand against public transport, particularly a service used by thousands of working class shift workers in Canning Town seems a really poorly chosen ta...
by NottsClaret
Thu Oct 17, 2019 1:28 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Extinction Rebellion
Replies: 181
Views: 4274

Re: Extinction Rebellion

Bizarre. If they're against public transport, what are they suggesting? Everyone stays at home?

Obviously it's just two guys here, but this is really damaging, they need to police themselves better or they'll lose support quick.
by NottsClaret
Thu Oct 17, 2019 9:34 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BBC " Panorama " report on anti-semitic Labour ...
Replies: 96
Views: 3639

Re: BBC " Panorama " report on anti-semitic Labour ...

This whole thread could be abbreviated to 'yeah, but what about..'. Actually, most of the internet could.
by NottsClaret
Wed Oct 16, 2019 1:17 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: 2019/20: Sheffield United v Burnley – Ticket Information
Replies: 162
Views: 8193

Re: 2019/20: Sheffield United v Burnley – Ticket Information

Top Claret wrote:Normally the best seats are left to the general sale


We're all in the same tier, in the same stand behind the same goal. Not sure what is best or worst about them, get yours bought!
by NottsClaret
Wed Oct 16, 2019 9:28 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: This week, Leeds United become 100!
Replies: 40
Views: 2069

Re: This week, Leeds United become 100!

I'd rather play Leeds than Bournemouth or Watford. But that's about it, not too fussed about them although the 70s was before my time.
by NottsClaret
Sat Oct 12, 2019 1:02 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Karen Carney
Replies: 23
Views: 1622

Re: Karen Carney

Out of your league though, Fidel. And that’s what really hurts, isn’t it?
by NottsClaret
Sat Oct 12, 2019 11:07 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Southgate's stock is rising !
Replies: 39
Views: 2137

Re: Southgate's stock is rising !

Southgate’s 2018 World Cup is like Coyle’s 08/09 season. Definitely the exception, when everything falls into place, compared to long stretches of either failure or mediocrity. Happens quite a bit, even Solskjaer for a while last season. Everyone knows it, but the memory of that run to the semis in ...
by NottsClaret
Fri Oct 11, 2019 7:45 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Dwight starts for under 21s
Replies: 71
Views: 6701

Re: Dwight starts for under 21s

How did Boothroyd get that job? He’s a failed lower league dinosaur.
by NottsClaret
Fri Oct 11, 2019 2:48 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: U.F.O last night
Replies: 32
Views: 2013

Re: U.F.O last night

The ubiquity of the camera phone has rather killed the 'mysterious lights / UFO' scene.
by NottsClaret
Thu Oct 10, 2019 3:34 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Major Road closure
Replies: 79
Views: 5907

Re: Major Road closure

Always seemed a bit of an overkill, particularly when we were in the Championship. You'd get a couple of minibuses from Reading or QPR sat on that bridge waiting for an escort off a dozen cops, bikes, vans.. lights flashing all the way up Rossendale Road and down Tod Road. Never really saw the point...
by NottsClaret
Thu Oct 10, 2019 2:35 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Non-League footy Saturday
Replies: 13
Views: 1167

Re: Non-League footy Saturday

Penistone Church v Bridlington Town in the FA Vase. Don't mind international breaks now, really enjoy the non-league games.

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