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by timshorts
Tue Aug 20, 2019 1:41 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Corn Flakes
Replies: 53
Views: 1733

Re: Corn Flakes

My vote is for the special K with the dark chocolate chips in. The problem is that it seems impossible to get in the UK. The shops own brand in Hello Jumbo and Albert Heijn are pretty much the same as Kellogs and at about 1/3rd of the price. Presumably, I'll have some trouble after Brexit in travell...
by timshorts
Mon Aug 19, 2019 7:09 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Lancs v Glamorgan - County Championship Div 2
Replies: 77
Views: 2492

Re: Lancs v Glamorgan - County Championship Div 2

FCBurnley wrote:They play at Cardiff, Swansea, Colwyn Bay and Cresselly ( where ever that is)


It's part of England-beyond-Wales, near Pembroke Dock and Tenby.
Also the odd match gets played at Abergavenny, which is a nice little town for a visit.
by timshorts
Mon Aug 19, 2019 1:35 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Lancs v Glamorgan - County Championship Div 2
Replies: 77
Views: 2492

Re: Lancs v Glamorgan - County Championship Div 2

Already gained all 3 maximum bowling points and 8 runs away from their first batting point with just over half of their 110 first innings overs bowled. Lancs already are in a position where they cannot be caught at the top of the league this week but a win would be brilliant. Please rain. The 59 th...
by timshorts
Sun Aug 18, 2019 10:25 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: FAO Clarets in Belgium
Replies: 13
Views: 907

Re: FAO Clarets in Belgium

Missed this thread as I was deep in the ardennes for a couple of days.
I saw gent play a few years back at lokeren. That was while the new ground w as being built. It's all been a bit downhill more recently for lokeren - at least since dumping Hull out of the Europa Cup.
by timshorts
Thu Aug 15, 2019 8:55 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Newcastle get help
Replies: 4
Views: 1395

Re: Newcastle get help

I enjoyed the series "nigel Farage photo casebook" which appeared when I scrolled down. A fun parody of some of the posters on here.....
by timshorts
Tue Aug 13, 2019 8:47 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Blackburn Rovers. Is it too early
Replies: 81
Views: 5254

Re: Blackburn Rovers. Is it too early

cricketfieldclarets wrote:Does anyone actually know what the venkys aim is :lol:

Genuine question.


To sell more chickens than colonel sanders.

Personally, I always thought that Clucky Mulgrew was overrated/undercooked. He may prove me wrong and turn out to be a real bargain bucket.
by timshorts
Tue Aug 13, 2019 1:46 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: LEAGUE CUP 2ND RD
Replies: 107
Views: 6685

Re: LEAGUE CUP 2ND RD

TheFamilyCat wrote:I think we’ll draw Forest.


I hope not. Forest are a bigger club than us. We've only got a Wood.
by timshorts
Sun Aug 11, 2019 6:47 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: If the UK ceased...
Replies: 11
Views: 913

Re: If the UK ceased...

I don't think they do.There are certainly a lot of them that do hate us, for varying reasons, but also many that do like us. I've been to RI many times, and you can't find friendlier people. The anti British faction are mostly concentrated around the border with NI, the rest of the country are too ...
by timshorts
Sat Aug 10, 2019 2:57 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Bolton Squad Today
Replies: 33
Views: 1976

Re: Bolton Squad Today

This is getting beyond a joke now,it's time this was sorted one way or the other,it's making a mockery of the EFL. This is precisely why their's and Bury's situation should have been resolved during the summer,now it's impacting on the rest of the league,and also the EFL Cup in midweek. I can see a...
by timshorts
Sat Aug 10, 2019 7:40 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: About a town...
Replies: 8
Views: 1168

Re: About a town...

My daughter described Canterbury as a "sylvanian family town". Apart from its having city status, she was probably not far off.
You'll have to wait till September when all the young people come back for term time and the place wakes up a bit.
by timshorts
Sat Aug 10, 2019 7:33 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: David Millibands Hipocrisy
Replies: 71
Views: 3372

Re: David Millibands Hipocrisy

I imagine the only 'lie' bit is the assertion that these American relatives are "staunch democrats". A staunch Claret would not wish his team to get beat 5-0 by Blackburn just because he preferred their manager to ours. At best, they are people that normally vote democrat but are open to w...
by timshorts
Fri Aug 09, 2019 10:40 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Helter Skelter
Replies: 8
Views: 804

Re: Helter Skelter

Shocking. How do these groups get charitable status and avoid paying tax? They might as well go the whole hog, find a 12 foot toilet plunger and turn it into a dalek. Historically, I can't see where a helter skelter has any connection with Christianity. A being designed to exterminate its rivals on ...
by timshorts
Fri Aug 09, 2019 10:14 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Another mass shooting in America
Replies: 489
Views: 17219

Re: Another mass shooting in America

morpheus2 wrote:* 'Peni'


Is it?, the particular useage seems to have the noun in its objective form.

It's a third declension noun, so plural in the nominative or accusative form would either be penises or penes, I think. Peni would be used if it was a first declension noun. eg.
Cactus: cacti
Fungus: fungi.
by timshorts
Fri Aug 09, 2019 9:53 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Liverpool v Norwich
Replies: 149
Views: 4094

Re: Liverpool v Norwich

The defensive axis of krul and hanley looks as dodgy as it looked last season (on the few occasions when Norwich were missing two of their 3 decent cb's). It's good to see farke reward the players who won promotion last season by starting 11 of them in the first game at a field. The expert analysis ...
by timshorts
Tue Aug 06, 2019 6:01 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Why do people on here post fake news?
Replies: 19
Views: 1079

Re: Why do people on here post fake news?

It might be a record for the selling team. How much would Retford United's record sale be, for example?
by timshorts
Mon Jul 29, 2019 6:10 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: England squad for 1st Ashes test
Replies: 44
Views: 1460

Re: England squad for 1st Ashes test

1. Typical England. Their top batsman in the last test is dropped after scoring at an average of 93 in the series. 2. There's only one Glamorgan player in the squad named, and he's playing for Australia. 3. The sooner there is some sort of league system in place for test match cricket, the better. I...
by timshorts
Mon Jul 29, 2019 6:04 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Harry Arter swop for Joe Hart?
Replies: 22
Views: 3029

Re: Harry Arter swop for Joe Hart?

Just isn’t good enough is he? Literally no better than Cork, will be 30 before mid-season. Would be a pointless acquisition. That's a bit unfair on cork. He's not as good as Cork by a long shot. And his taking out of Joe Allen in the final qualifying game for the World Cup was a key moment, as we (...
by timshorts
Tue Jul 23, 2019 5:49 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Boris
Replies: 979
Views: 20565

Re: Boris

https://www.theguardian.com/politics/ng-interactive/2019/jul/23/boris-johnsons-victory-speech-what-he-said-and-what-he-meant https://blogs.spectator.co.uk/2019/07/full-text-boris-johnsons-victory-speech/ No substance - just like he was as mayor of London. Just hot air. Curious though what Leave sup...
by timshorts
Fri Jul 19, 2019 8:06 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Anyone know this city?
Replies: 14
Views: 1332

Re: Anyone know this city?

Why have they got sponsors names on the signposts?
by timshorts
Thu Jul 18, 2019 5:44 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: We are the Longball Burnley !
Replies: 53
Views: 2452

Re: We are the Longball Burnley !

If Jonjo Shelvey hadn't been dropped half way through the season, we would have finished second last season. That's not good enough. Presumably launching a long throw in didn't count for Cardiff.
by timshorts
Thu Jul 18, 2019 5:34 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Away and 3rd kits
Replies: 93
Views: 5548

Re: Away and 3rd kits

Inspired by the 91-93 Home graphic the new Away jersey, with a claret versio of out princple partner LoveBet's logo, gives a nod to this with its centre front tonal chest graphic. Inspired by the “bird crap” shirt :shock: The small teaser on page 1 looked really promising. I was expecting it to be ...
by timshorts
Thu Jul 18, 2019 1:36 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Time to scrap the police force?
Replies: 43
Views: 1896

Re: Time to scrap the police force?

Rileybobs wrote:We should make it illegal to commit crimes.


It already is for poor people.
by timshorts
Wed Jul 17, 2019 6:07 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: The Naked Truth
Replies: 11111
Views: 204044

Re: Brexit: The Naked Truth

BBC, guilty of biased reporting again with chart showing the falling £ against the € which, of course, has nothing to do with Brexit at all.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-49015116

Why would it matter when Blackpool is almost on the doorstep and Skegness and Cleethorpes not too far away.
by timshorts
Mon Jul 15, 2019 1:38 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Steve Bruce - BBC reporting he has resigned from Sheff Wed
Replies: 66
Views: 3721

Re: Steve Bruce - BBC reporting he has resigned from Sheff Wed

OssyClaret wrote:Great loyalty shown from the ex Birmingham, Villa, Sheff U, Sheff Weds, Sunderland and future Newcastle manager.

Nearly as odious as Big Sam


But not as odious as Dennis Wise.
by timshorts
Mon Jul 15, 2019 1:31 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Design a Burnley shirt with Burnley shirts
Replies: 36
Views: 2036

Re: Design a Burnley shirt with Burnley shirts

Also love the classic plain claret crew neck shirt that I remember the likes of Frank Casper wearing. It's easier to just forget the idea and produce a t-shirt that looked like this one. I'm not fussed if it was the one with the blue "collar" or the yellow one. The shirt was perfect. The ...
by timshorts
Sun Jul 14, 2019 9:00 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: What is your second favorite sport
Replies: 64
Views: 1788

Re: What is your second favorite sport

It depends if you mean to participate in or to watch on TV. I'm too old/crocked for the volleyball and caving that I used to enjoy, so would now pick croquet as the participation sport. Not the golf croquet that usually gets served up to newcomers, which is pretty lame, but association croquet. It's...
by timshorts
Sat Jul 13, 2019 7:07 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Worst manager in living memory, purely for football reasons
Replies: 47
Views: 1872

Re: Worst manager in living memory, purely for football reasons

John Carver at Newcastle - and Ardiles for that matter. Caldwell (not ours, the other one) at Chesterfield. More recently, that American guy at Swansea. How did he turn a solid-ish side into that heap of dross so quickly? Gary Neville was a good shout (above), but Alan Shearer had about 6 games to t...
by timshorts
Sat Jul 13, 2019 6:59 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Worst manager in living memory, purely for football reasons
Replies: 47
Views: 1872

Re: Worst manager in living memory, purely for football reasons

Buchan just couldn't deal with the job but his appointment was very strange. Teasdale told Tommy Hutchison the job was his and then announced Buchan without even bothering to tell Hutchison. Buchan then offered the assistant's job to Hutchison and he told him where he could shove it. Hutchison then...
by timshorts
Sat Jul 13, 2019 7:58 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Pubic consulted on Jersey's housing demands
Replies: 19
Views: 1068

Re: Pubic consulted on Jersey's housing demands

Perhaps it would have been better to put hi viz jackets on the gravestones rather than plastic bags if the intention was to keep them safe.
by timshorts
Fri Jul 12, 2019 7:57 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Murray/ Williams
Replies: 85
Views: 2309

Re: Murray/ Williams

We should be pleased that Wimbledon has been considerably uplifted by the presence of Andy Murray. Being in an all star doubles is a massive bonus. Hope they win it. Really? I'm happier when all the britishers get knocked out then the interference on news programmes and sports news channels caused ...
by timshorts
Thu Jul 11, 2019 9:53 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Wouldnt the premiership be more exciting if top 6 buggered off ?
Replies: 39
Views: 1295

Re: Wouldnt the premiership be more exciting if top 6 buggered off ?

FactualFrank wrote:Not even sure who the best 6 rugby teams are.


French and Irish.
by timshorts
Wed Jul 10, 2019 7:31 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: It is now the 2019/20 season
Replies: 44
Views: 4035

Re: It is now the 2019/20 season

Falcon wrote:Out of FA cup in 5th round, to Liverpool (away)


We beat man City away then?
by timshorts
Mon Jul 08, 2019 12:06 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: USA vs Netherlands
Replies: 51
Views: 1702

Re: USA vs Netherlands

Class on and off the pitch.
by timshorts
Sun Jul 07, 2019 6:40 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Mrs Merton's Brother: 'The Johnson Tapes'
Replies: 27
Views: 1922

Re: Mrs Merton's Brother: 'The Johnson Tapes'

Right then I better give the answer: One and the club is... Twente Enschede They're quite nice you know, ensch. A bit of ensch on toast or with pasta, tastes nice and if you have twente enschede, it's good for your carbs. Is that it? What about emmen thal? Edam and gouda. Maasdam has a side but its...
by timshorts
Sun Jul 07, 2019 6:10 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: New Coventry City Kit
Replies: 19
Views: 2023

Re: New Coventry City Kit

ElectroClaret wrote:Was it Coventry who had that ghastly brown kit with the blue stripes a few years ago?

'Orrible.

Somewhere in the garage I have a version of that which we used as a volleyball kit. That brown one is classy. The one we were given was yellow with a green and red stripe. Complete vomit.
by timshorts
Sat Jul 06, 2019 6:44 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Where will Burnley Finish
Replies: 56
Views: 2758

Re: Where will Burnley Finish

18th. I'm always wrong at this so best to rule out at least one of the bottom 3 places.
by timshorts
Fri Jul 05, 2019 8:10 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: New Kit Launch
Replies: 151
Views: 7027

Re: New Kit Launch

The best shirt in the photos is the one that Wood is wearing.
by timshorts
Tue Jul 02, 2019 10:36 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: England v USA
Replies: 239
Views: 5148

Re: England v USA

Ga nederland.

Ga van der donk.

Yes, OK, she plays for arsenal, but she's got better ball control than anyone on that pitch today.
by timshorts
Sun Jun 30, 2019 7:23 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: help with old photo
Replies: 53
Views: 2001

Re: help with old photo

The horse looks a bit like dark warrior, one of the early winners of the Lincolnshire handicap, but I don't think it can be as west ham were only using donkeys in 63/4.
by timshorts
Thu Jun 27, 2019 11:02 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: One club players
Replies: 57
Views: 1876

Re: One club players

Jimmy armfield.
by timshorts
Thu Jun 27, 2019 11:01 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: One club players
Replies: 57
Views: 1876

Re: One club players

Tall Paul wrote:Gerrard finished his playing career in the MLS.

And didn't he win a title for man city?
by timshorts
Thu Jun 27, 2019 10:56 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: England v Norway - Women's world cup
Replies: 62
Views: 2114

Re: England v Norway - Women's world cup

Thought they were excellent. Steph Houghton looks great, conceded no goals. Good luck to them. . Not that quick, but a good leader and reads the game quicker than most. Comes across like a female Ben mee or Jamie carragher. And she needs to as she's playing with a centre half partner that is Larry ...
by timshorts
Tue Jun 25, 2019 9:57 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: England vs Australia
Replies: 92
Views: 3232

Re: England vs Australia

You lot have still got the women's world Cup, although that's going nowhere unless they can find a different centre back partner for Houghton.

Bit sorry for Japan. They should never have beaten Scotland, but we're getting better game by game.

And we might sign someone at some point.
by timshorts
Mon Jun 24, 2019 1:50 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Rafa Goes
Replies: 67
Views: 5328

Re: Rafa Goes

Dyche doesn't seem a great fit for Newcastle if that fat #### Ashley is still there. Ashley has had enough of managers that don't toe the line for a little while, so he's likely to install a bit of a "yes-man" for a bit. Hughton was ousted by Ashley, so that doesn't seem likely. Even Fat-b...
by timshorts
Sun Jun 23, 2019 7:09 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Boris or Hunt you have to pick one
Replies: 105
Views: 6582

Re: Boris or Hunt you have to pick one

FactualFrank wrote:The final leg of the Tory leadership race will be sponsored by Stella Artois.


Well it's clearly not sponsored by carlsberg.
by timshorts
Thu Jun 20, 2019 10:59 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Ex-players would make the best refs?!!
Replies: 33
Views: 1217

Re: Ex-players would make the best refs?!!

Impossible to fast track. There are criteria you must hit to be considered for promotion. The only "double jump" is level 7 to 5 or the very difficult 6 to 4. Following that it is an annual promotion scheme It's all about experience and evolving as you go up the levels. Refereeing a game ...
by timshorts
Thu Jun 20, 2019 7:30 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: What would Burnley Football Club be like if it was a member of the "Big Six"
Replies: 34
Views: 4485

Re: What would Burnley Football Club be like if it was a member of the "Big Six"

Guess I'd enjoy regularly finishing in the top 6 but not being a member of the big six.
A top 6 of wolves, Newcastle, Norwich, Southampton, Everton and us for a few years, not in that order, would be perfect.
by timshorts
Thu Jun 20, 2019 6:43 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: C4 Conservative leader debate
Replies: 738
Views: 21274

Re: C4 Conservative leader debate

Take the test! https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2015/dec/31/are-you-metropolitan-elite-labour-quiz I scored 130. :) I was scoring minus six until the last question, partly, I think, because I had no idea what question 5 was about. I don't know who two of those people were. Who do they play...
by timshorts
Wed Jun 19, 2019 5:53 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Islamophobia in the Conservative Party
Replies: 49
Views: 2041

Re: Islamophobia in the Conservative Party

Was this the guy in Bristol? The only thing that I found slightly irritating about his question was that it was deliberately aimed at one of the 5 contenders in a way that was pretty much designed to put the guy in a disadvantageous position and hence didn't really stick to any remit of being fair a...
by timshorts
Tue Jun 18, 2019 10:19 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: C4 Conservative leader debate
Replies: 738
Views: 21274

Re: C4 Conservative leader debate

The winner was channel 4. Their presentation was superb compared to that.

Or was it worse because raab was replaced by Johnson?

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