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by thatdberight
Sun Nov 03, 2019 1:25 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: General Election Is On
Replies: 2230
Views: 25591

Re: General Election Is On

(Head above parapet) If the "head above parapet" bit was about me, I apologise. It would never be my intention to stop a person trying to understand something nor do I feel superior to them if they can't or don't understand it. That would be a desperately destructive and, if followed cons...
by thatdberight
Sun Nov 03, 2019 12:46 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: General Election Is On
Replies: 2230
Views: 25591

Re: General Election Is On

That’s still a lot of people, over 1 million as a cautious estimate based on the figures you provided, assuming they are correct. That’s way too many people with no working security. Lots of issues affect small proportions of our population, sadly too many of them invariably fall on the poorest mem...
by thatdberight
Sun Nov 03, 2019 12:25 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: General Election Is On
Replies: 2230
Views: 25591

Re: General Election Is On

So to summarise: dsr states that zero-hour contracts are good and should not be got rid of, as he niece likes to work at the rugby club dsr also states that people need to get a proper job, as zero hour contacts aren't suitable as the main income How does dsr suppose that people acquire these prope...
by thatdberight
Sun Nov 03, 2019 12:04 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: General Election Is On
Replies: 2230
Views: 25591

Re: General Election Is On

You keep talking about this "error" i've made and yet can't mention it. Because you're lying. Do you not have anything better to do that to troll on the internet on a Saturday night? Some of us are trying to have a reasonably adult conversation. Go play with yourself. Or prove you're not ...
by thatdberight
Sat Nov 02, 2019 11:48 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: General Election Is On
Replies: 2230
Views: 25591

Re: General Election Is On

It was a very basic attempt to estimate the burnley Labour-Leave vote based on the national Labour-Leave vote weighted for the Burnley Leave bias versus the national Leave bias. 51.89% of people nationally voted Leave. 66.6% of people in Burnley voted Leave. This is a +28.35% bias for Leave in Burn...
by thatdberight
Sat Nov 02, 2019 10:42 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: General Election Is On
Replies: 2230
Views: 25591

Re: General Election Is On

When producing statistics, pure theory is a good starting point, but if the results bear no relation to reality at the end of it, you need to accept that it is more likely to be the statistics that are wrong, not reality. There were not enough Remain voters for Labour to have been 61.5% Remain. Yep...
by thatdberight
Sat Nov 02, 2019 9:09 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: General Election Is On
Replies: 2230
Views: 25591

Re: General Election Is On

AndrewJB wrote:I think this election will be about more than just brexit...


I think the campaign will be and that brings risks and opportunities for all parties. But it will remain, unless something very unexpected happens, the defining choice to be made.
by thatdberight
Sat Nov 02, 2019 8:01 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: General Election Is On
Replies: 2230
Views: 25591

Re: General Election Is On

https://anotherangryvoice.blogspot.com/2019/11/the-tory-election-campaign-so-far.html?m=1 So Corbyn supporter cites Corbyn supporter who's supporting Corbyn as evidence Johnson is doing badly. :roll: It remains to be seen whether Corbyn has re-established trust with many who voted for him last time...
by thatdberight
Sat Nov 02, 2019 7:38 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: General Election Is On
Replies: 2230
Views: 25591

Re: General Election Is On

This might not reflect reality, and even if it does, it might not reflect Burnley https://twitter.com/britainelects/status/1190233335710339072 But if it does, the Tories will absolutely walk it in Burnley. With c29,000 leave voters, 58% of them would probably be enough to win without a single remai...
by thatdberight
Sat Nov 02, 2019 7:07 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: VAR
Replies: 3
Views: 337

Re: VAR

I'm just surprised anyone's surprised.
by thatdberight
Sat Nov 02, 2019 6:06 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Julie Cooper MP to stand down .... ?
Replies: 342
Views: 9659

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

Imploding Turtle wrote:I've got beinright telling me i've got numbers wrong but he can't tell me how...


won't*
by thatdberight
Sat Nov 02, 2019 2:51 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: General Election Is On
Replies: 2230
Views: 25591

Re: General Election Is On

And what about the 50% of Labour voters that cannot vote Labour with Corbyn as leader. Well, if that were true, and since he got 40% of the vote last time, that means 80% of the electorate are Labour voters? No. Unless this is a game of bad stats one-upmanship where bad extrapolation is trumped by ...
by thatdberight
Sat Nov 02, 2019 2:18 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Northern Cyprus
Replies: 63
Views: 2264

Re: Northern Cyprus

jackmiggins wrote:... insurance is negated...


That's just not true. If you have the right insurance, you're covered. If you don't, you aren't. Same as anywhere else.
by thatdberight
Sat Nov 02, 2019 1:50 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: General Election Is On
Replies: 2230
Views: 25591

Re: General Election Is On

My own calculation suggests that if any party gets over 50% of the leave vote (28,854), even if they don't get a single remain vote, they will probably win in Burnley. The Brexit Party won't get over half the leave vote, but it's not inconceivable that the Tories will. That's not a bad summary at a...
by thatdberight
Sat Nov 02, 2019 11:48 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Derby sack Richard Keogh
Replies: 93
Views: 3824

Re: Derby sack Richard Keogh

Harry Arter standing up for him. Like Trump weighing in for Boris, it's exactly the endorsement you don't need.
by thatdberight
Sat Nov 02, 2019 10:02 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: General Election Is On
Replies: 2230
Views: 25591

Re: General Election Is On

No, you're literally trolling. I've gone over my numbers twice now and they're fine, as you know. You're pretending they're not to try and disrupt the conversation, which is what trolls do. You can definitely use a calculator. That's true. I'm not pretending anything. If you've gone through it agai...
by thatdberight
Sat Nov 02, 2019 9:24 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: General Election Is On
Replies: 2230
Views: 25591

Re: General Election Is On

By all means explain what i've done wrong, in your view. Edit: numbers look perfectly fine to me 66.6 is indeed 128.35% of 51.89 7,250 is indeed 38.5% of 18,832 I guess you're just trolling. But i'm open to hearing an actual intelligent critique, if you're capable of offering one. "Troll : a p...
by thatdberight
Sat Nov 02, 2019 1:30 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: General Election Is On
Replies: 2230
Views: 25591

Re: General Election Is On

dsr wrote:Exactly. Or put another way, of the $30 the guests handed over, $25 went to the hotel, $3 was given back to the guests, and $2 was kept by the bellhop.


I didn't think too many would fall for such a simple old misdirection. Reassuring.
by thatdberight
Sat Nov 02, 2019 12:53 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: General Election Is On
Replies: 2230
Views: 25591

Re: General Election Is On

Three guests check into a hotel room. The manager says the bill is $30, so each guest pays $10. Later the manager realizes the bill should only have been $25. To rectify this, he gives the bellhop $5 as five one-dollar bills to return to the guests. On the way to the guests' room to refund the money...
by thatdberight
Sat Nov 02, 2019 12:46 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: General Election Is On
Replies: 2230
Views: 25591

Re: General Election Is On

66.6% of Burnley voted leave. This is 28.35% higher than the national average of 51.89% A British Election Study of 2,194 voters from the 2017 election showed that an estimated 30% of Labour voters in 2017 voted Leave. So, simply weighing the 2017 Labour vote by 1.2835 (accounting for Burnley's 28....
by thatdberight
Thu Oct 31, 2019 10:47 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: General Election Is On
Replies: 2230
Views: 25591

Re: General Election Is On

Had a strange encounter this evening. Being in town longer than we thought , called a Local Chinese for tea who are on just eat. Guy taking the order starts talking about leaving the EU, ex navy. Delivery driver is an Asian guy in Asian dress. Joins in the conversation and tells us he voted leave. ...
by thatdberight
Thu Oct 31, 2019 10:13 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: General Election Is On
Replies: 2230
Views: 25591

Re: General Election Is On

That's just an increase. It's not exponential. "Exponential" as you define it is the mathematical definition. You need a dictionary, not a maths text book. All the major dictionaries agree that "exponential" has another, less precise, definition that denotes something much less ...
by thatdberight
Thu Oct 31, 2019 9:54 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: General Election Is On
Replies: 2230
Views: 25591

Re: General Election Is On

Imploding Turtle wrote:Godisadeejay made a post about me, i replied. And you're responding like a typical right-wing child.


Awwww, just a ickle i. Not even a big I. Definitely hates the limelight. That's proof.
by thatdberight
Thu Oct 31, 2019 9:41 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: General Election Is On
Replies: 2230
Views: 25591

Re: General Election Is On

I was going to make that joke about thatdberight but you can bet if I had he, and probably you and a bunch of other snowflakey *****, would have thrown a hissy fit about me wishing him dead. #peakturtle If turtle had said something (which he didn't) then I (although he won't be able to point to me ...
by thatdberight
Thu Oct 31, 2019 9:33 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: General Election Is On
Replies: 2230
Views: 25591

Re: General Election Is On

No, i think it's objectively dumb as **** to do something you have already reconsidered as a mistake. Imagine deciding to go skydiving, but just before you jump you notice you've forgotten your parachute, do you stick to your original decision and jump or do you not be a ******* moron? That's a val...
by thatdberight
Thu Oct 31, 2019 8:26 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Derby sack Richard Keogh
Replies: 93
Views: 3824

Re: Derby sack Richard Keogh

I agree entirely, but the legal and moral basis for terminating Keogh's contract whilst merely giving their younger "assets" a slap on the wrist is highly dubious. Perhaps. We'll see. I've certainly seen employees treated differently for the same disciplinary offence because the impact an...
by thatdberight
Thu Oct 31, 2019 7:32 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Derby sack Richard Keogh
Replies: 93
Views: 3824

Re: Derby sack Richard Keogh

Quite possibly. Good. Three millionaires play out their privileged position by acting illegally, dangerously and anti-socially to the potential danger of uninvolved bystanders. Any negative outcome for them, including the hardly life-changing loss of contract for Keogh are entirely of their own mak...
by thatdberight
Thu Oct 31, 2019 4:42 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: General Election Is On
Replies: 2230
Views: 25591

Re: General Election Is On

Imploding Turtle wrote:That's just ridiculous.


To you - which is a position you often confuse with "inarguably factual". I know people who think that because they believe it's important that the referendum result is acted on. They would, I'm sure, also vote to return to the EU immediately.
by thatdberight
Thu Oct 31, 2019 2:35 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Twitter to ban all political advertising from November 22nd
Replies: 46
Views: 610

Re: Twitter to ban all political advertising from November 22nd

FactualFrank wrote:I very much agree with this, too.

jack-dorsey.png


Well that seems like a way to reinforce the status quo.
by thatdberight
Wed Oct 30, 2019 8:38 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Derby sack Richard Keogh
Replies: 93
Views: 3824

Re: Derby sack Richard Keogh

Mmmmm...on the face of it, a very hypocritical and contemptible act by Derby. I understand what thatdberight says about a potential contractual obligation on Keogh’s part not to act recklessly in a way that endangers his ability to play. Well - difficult to see how the same would not apply to the 2...
by thatdberight
Wed Oct 30, 2019 8:34 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Derby sack Richard Keogh
Replies: 93
Views: 3824

Re: Derby sack Richard Keogh

tim_noone wrote:Hearsay plays no part in what's gone on. He's been sacked unfairly.


And you know this how?
by thatdberight
Wed Oct 30, 2019 7:49 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Derby sack Richard Keogh
Replies: 93
Views: 3824

Re: Derby sack Richard Keogh

He will be under an obligation in his contract not to behave recklessly in a way that could endanger his ability to play. He didn't fulfil that obligation. He could probably have been sacked then. Derby offered a compromise. He turned it down. Derby did what any reasonable employer would do. The oth...
by thatdberight
Wed Oct 30, 2019 7:32 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Alleged "Racist" Burnley fan - case dropped
Replies: 54
Views: 3414

Re: Alleged "Racist" Burnley fan - case dropped

It'll be interesting to see what the club do. The charge that there was a racial element to Raheem Sterling's abuse at Chelsea last season was dropped by the CPS due to it not meeting the threshold of likelihood of conviction. Chelsea banned the fan for life after their investigation. I wonder will ...
by thatdberight
Tue Oct 29, 2019 1:44 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: General Election Is On
Replies: 2230
Views: 25591

Re: Register to Vote

Of course if you vote for the wrong party, you might not get another one.
by thatdberight
Mon Oct 28, 2019 11:46 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Jim Bentley
Replies: 40
Views: 2905

Re: Jim Bentley

The #1 on the list is arguable. Ainsworth was only temporarily in charge until after Dyche was appointed.
by thatdberight
Sun Oct 27, 2019 9:13 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Police cautions and fines for wishing others "Merry Christmas" in public
Replies: 38
Views: 2285

Re: Police cautions and fines for wishing others "Merry Christmas" in public

bfccrazy wrote:Have a break mate, you seem quite annoyed.


I am. Really got my goat. Really irked.
by thatdberight
Sun Oct 27, 2019 8:32 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Police cautions and fines for wishing others "Merry Christmas" in public
Replies: 38
Views: 2285

Re: Police cautions and fines for wishing others "Merry Christmas" in public

Imploding Turtle wrote:You're so angry.


Oh gosh, no. I nearly wish I could get myself that agitated over the likes of you.
by thatdberight
Sun Oct 27, 2019 8:26 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Police cautions and fines for wishing others "Merry Christmas" in public
Replies: 38
Views: 2285

Re: Police cautions and fines for wishing others "Merry Christmas" in public

Imploding Turtle wrote:Not true. I love it when you make things about me. I just don't like it when people make it about me and then claim that i've done that.


No. You love that even more because then it's about you and you can play your, increasingly overused, victim card. It's just win win whinge for you...
by thatdberight
Sun Oct 27, 2019 8:07 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Police cautions and fines for wishing others "Merry Christmas" in public
Replies: 38
Views: 2285

Re: Police cautions and fines for wishing others "Merry Christmas" in public

Lord Rothbury wrote:Are you going short of the attention you crave?


Stop making it all about him! He hates that.
by thatdberight
Sun Oct 27, 2019 6:31 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brady and Vydra
Replies: 41
Views: 3641

Re: Brady and Vydra

Slag Barnes off for missing 1 sitter, 1 really good chance and a couple of half-chances if you want. That would be harsh given his record but accurate. But going from that to, "He didn't cause them problems" is retro-fitting the outcome to what actually happened. And getting it wrong. Badly.
by thatdberight
Sun Oct 27, 2019 1:13 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: 39 bodies found in lorry container in Essex
Replies: 130
Views: 4357

Re: 39 bodies found in lorry container in Essex

Trafficking is for more serious as it's against the persons wish. As far as I can see, the driver has been charged with trafficking - the CPS' own definition of which says it must be for exploitation and that is defined as, "Exploitation shall include, at a minimum, the exploitation of the pro...
by thatdberight
Sun Oct 27, 2019 11:00 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: 39 bodies found in lorry container in Essex
Replies: 130
Views: 4357

Re: 39 bodies found in lorry container in Essex

This case seems quite amazing for its inaccuracies. It's the modern way. No-one can wait for the authorities to do their job so they are forced to brief early and inaccurately. Add to that the undue credence given to media gobshites and this is what you get. But you've got to communicate even befor...
by thatdberight
Sun Oct 27, 2019 1:01 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: MOTD
Replies: 41
Views: 2887

Re: MOTD

Given Lineker said, "We got away with one" regarding the Wood decision, the bleating of our fans just sounds like the usual fact-free chip-on-the-shoulder stuff.
by thatdberight
Sun Oct 27, 2019 12:58 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: 10 Mistakes That Sank The Titanic
Replies: 40
Views: 2281

Re: 10 Mistakes That Sank The Titanic

A good, not too taxing, not too stupid watch.
by thatdberight
Sat Oct 26, 2019 10:01 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Take that Macron.
Replies: 15
Views: 1513

Re: Take that Macron.

I’ve had plenty of different cheddars, none of them would come close to a good Brie or some blue cheese. I didn’t really expect to be pilloried for not liking the same cheese as you! You having pilloried the judges, I'm not sure you could complain but I wasn't pillorying you; I meant "you"...
by thatdberight
Sat Oct 26, 2019 9:11 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: 39 bodies found in lorry container in Essex
Replies: 130
Views: 4357

Re: 39 bodies found in lorry container in Essex

I’ve seen that figure as well. The average wage in Vietnam is less than $2k a year. If someone could get their hands on £30k, why leave Vietnam. You’d have a great life there?? Not quite true - GDP on a PPP basis in about a sixth of that in the UK. But still, the equivalent of £180-200k capital wou...
by thatdberight
Sat Oct 26, 2019 7:14 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Over reaction thread.
Replies: 44
Views: 2325

Re: Over reaction thread.

Vegas Claret wrote:The twix are crap


Twixes*
by thatdberight
Sat Oct 26, 2019 7:11 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Individual Mistakes
Replies: 35
Views: 1996

Re: Individual Mistakes

KRBFC wrote:Then let’s stop whining about how Chelsea players get picked for England over our lot then, can’t have it both ea ways.


I can't say that I have ever moaned about that.
by thatdberight
Sat Oct 26, 2019 6:58 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Individual Mistakes
Replies: 35
Views: 1996

Re: Individual Mistakes

Here's a question.

If Chelsea thought any of the Burnley players would improve their team, who would that player be playing for tonight?

That will then help people divine why our players might make more errors than theirs.
by thatdberight
Sat Oct 26, 2019 6:46 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: 39 bodies found in lorry container in Essex
Replies: 130
Views: 4357

Re: 39 bodies found in lorry container in Essex

He's right, and your reply makes no sense, whatsoever. They were given another 24 hours to question him - the police need permission for this and it's only given if they have something on him. At the end of that they also can't charge him unless they have enough evidence to do so - they also need p...

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