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by tiger76
Sat Nov 16, 2019 11:42 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: General Election Is On
Replies: 2240
Views: 25851

Re: General Election Is On

I'm assuming, then, you are not of the view that widespread automation is imminent (say, within 15 years)? I'm not sure (and I really mean 'I'm not sure'). But if it did happen, even to a relatively minor degree, labour shortages probably aren't going to be a problem come 2035. Automaton certainly ...
by tiger76
Sat Nov 16, 2019 10:52 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: “I let the side down”
Replies: 47
Views: 2838

Re: “I let the side down”

The palace officials must have their heads in their hands everytime Andy opens his mouth. Why did he go back to see (and stay with) Jeffrey Epstein two years after the businessman's conviction and imprisonment for child sex offences? Whether the other claims are true or not this revelation alone is ...
by tiger76
Sat Nov 16, 2019 10:38 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: General Election Is On
Replies: 2240
Views: 25851

Re: General Election Is On

Ive read that article and it seems one of the most sensible view on how to approach immigration Ive seen. - Dont get fixated on targets like the ones the Torys have consistently pledged and missed - Avoid the disgraceful Windrush scandals - Create a system thats aim is not to stop people getting in...
by tiger76
Sat Nov 16, 2019 9:42 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Peacock-Farrell
Replies: 19
Views: 2130

Re: Peacock-Farrell

0-0 not enough for NI to qualify,they'll be a handful in the play-offs,and a clean sheet for BPF,the last few minutes in Holland,and wasting the penalty ultimately proved decisive.
by tiger76
Sat Nov 16, 2019 8:59 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Peacock-Farrell
Replies: 19
Views: 2130

Re: Peacock-Farrell

Sections of the press think Pope might play tomorrow. He has to give him some game time before the summer in case Pickford gets injured. That would be my thinking,Pickford apart the others have precious little international experience.I guess with less friendlies there's not much chance of experime...
by tiger76
Sat Nov 16, 2019 6:24 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: General Election Is On
Replies: 2240
Views: 25851

Re: General Election Is On

Having been on the streets, Labour voters seem in very short supply, but trying to be balanced, I make sure the BP rosette can be seen through a window so they don’t need to answer. No one has said Lib Dem so far, see above. We are talking to a lot of leavers unsure between BP and Tory. Now we log ...
by tiger76
Sat Nov 16, 2019 5:45 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: General Election Is On
Replies: 2240
Views: 25851

Re: General Election Is On

Labour rumoured to be considering extending FOM,"Clause Five" meeting ongoing just now,if they go down that road it will be a hard sell in many leave voting areas,and such a change in policy direction could be a godsend for the Conservatives and the Brexit Party in those seats,whatever the...
by tiger76
Sat Nov 16, 2019 5:21 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Sky super six
Replies: 182
Views: 10059

Re: Sky super six

14 points for me,that's 3/4 good weeks i've had now :D
by tiger76
Sat Nov 16, 2019 2:33 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Sad loss of three victories against Blackburn
Replies: 21
Views: 932

Re: Sad loss of three victories against Blackburn

It’s good isn’t it. When we finally beat them in 2014 I wrote in my report that they couldn’t hurt us any longer. Beating them still remains so special to me after all these years. I was at that game with friends who had never seen us beat them and I asked them if it was every bit as good as they t...
by tiger76
Sat Nov 16, 2019 2:18 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Bolton student flat fire
Replies: 3
Views: 436

Bolton student flat fire

Horrendous blaze last night,thankfully all the residents appear to have escaped without major harm. It could well bring the issue of fire safety in public buildings to the forefront of the election campaign,although the cladding on this building wasn't the same as Grenfall,the complex isn't owned by...
by tiger76
Sat Nov 16, 2019 1:52 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Sad loss of three victories against Blackburn
Replies: 21
Views: 932

Re: Sad loss of three victories against Blackburn

It'll be 10 years since they've beaten us next march,assuming we don't draw them in the FA cup,here's to at least another decade :)
by tiger76
Sat Nov 16, 2019 1:41 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Dominic Matteo
Replies: 3
Views: 737

Dominic Matteo

Had surgery for a brain tumour on Monday,here's to him making a full recovery.

https://www.bbc.com/sport/football/50444333
by tiger76
Sat Nov 16, 2019 1:29 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Ivan Toney
Replies: 11
Views: 1911

Re: Ivan Toney

timshorts wrote:Saw him play at Shrewsbury where he was pretty anonymous. He seemed to have some pace, but a poor first touch.


Andre Gray Mark II then,i wouldn't be interested at their asking price,13m is nuts for a L1 player.
by tiger76
Sat Nov 16, 2019 11:35 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Andre Gray
Replies: 48
Views: 3866

Re: Andre Gray

He played an important part in our Championship winning campaign,and then in retaining our PL status the following season,that strike against Liverpool was real class,and that result gave the squad belief we belonged at this level,we doubled our outlay when he moved to Watford,and the timing was rig...
by tiger76
Sat Nov 16, 2019 11:28 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: General Election Is On
Replies: 2240
Views: 25851

Re: General Election Is On

Lots on that list aren’t Labour supporters anyway. It’s like me saying I won’t vote Tory because of Johnson’s racism. Both of the big parties have issues Labour (anti-semitism) the Conservatives (Islamophobia) it does make you wonder how much lower UK politics has to sink into the gutter before eit...
by tiger76
Sat Nov 16, 2019 11:04 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Sky super six
Replies: 182
Views: 10059

Re: Sky super six

Even though it's an international break there's still a super six card today,lower leagues mind you so it could prove tricky.
by tiger76
Sat Nov 16, 2019 10:57 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: General Election Is On
Replies: 2240
Views: 25851

Re: General Election Is On

Whereas the BNP and the klu Klux Klan have endorsed the raving anti semite, Corbyn. Well they have one thing in common both have been formally investigated by the EHRC for institutional racism. Labour can bury their head in the sand,but this issue isn't going away. https://uk.yahoo.com/news/general...
by tiger76
Fri Nov 15, 2019 10:41 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: The Naked Truth
Replies: 21182
Views: 456808

Re: Brexit: The Naked Truth

He's going to struggle to do it in a year, he's got no chance in six months. And he's absolutely, categorically promised to leave on a certain date before as well. So he's not being honest with the voting public about what is possible, and he's putting himself in yet another position where it will ...
by tiger76
Fri Nov 15, 2019 10:20 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: England vs Montenegro
Replies: 68
Views: 1876

Re: England vs Montenegro

England were efficient and have strolled through the group,however :?: marks remain. The one time England were tested in Prague they were found wanting,and they'll be at least half a dozen sides at the Euro's with more quality then the Czechs possess. It's tough to assess Montengro's standard,but on...
by tiger76
Fri Nov 15, 2019 10:03 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Nottingham sign Lancs opener Hameed
Replies: 14
Views: 755

Re: Nottingham sign Lancs opener Hameed

I'm not surprised he's been signed by another county,the lad clearly has talent,for whatever reason he's lost his way,he was unfortunate injuries struck just when he was establishing himself in the England set-up,but for his and England's sake let's hope he can start scoring runs in the CC. He'll ha...
by tiger76
Fri Nov 15, 2019 9:51 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: The Naked Truth
Replies: 21182
Views: 456808

Re: Brexit: The Naked Truth

PM: July deadline guaranteed 'if we get a working majority' Boris Johnson's withdrawal agreement says the UK and the EU would have to decide by 1 July 2020 whether to extend the post-Brexit transition period beyond 31 December 2020. So if the UK were to leave on 31 January, there would be exactly fi...
by tiger76
Thu Nov 14, 2019 8:55 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: England vs Montenegro
Replies: 68
Views: 1876

Re: England vs Montenegro

Good training session that 1st half,Chilwell's impressed,i'd like Maddison to get half-hour against this mob,still cause for concern at the back,sloppy marking at a corner,and one ball catching the centre-backs out,better quality opposition will punish those mistakes.
by tiger76
Wed Nov 13, 2019 11:18 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: General Election Is On
Replies: 2240
Views: 25851

Re: General Election Is On

I was watching the Labour's pledge regarding the NHS but for some reason all I was picturing was https://youtu.be/1_36VDDTPRU Cynical FF i don't think extra money is necessarily the cure all for the NHS,despite what Labour claim. This article is 18 months old,but the bullet points still remain. htt...
by tiger76
Wed Nov 13, 2019 7:00 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: General Election Is On
Replies: 2240
Views: 25851

Re: General Election Is On

TheFamilyCat wrote:Cameron must be really kicking himself for taking the "threat" of this crank seriously.


That's why the country is split asunder,Cameron freaked out at the UKIP threat,and promised a referendum he never thought he'd have to deliver.
by tiger76
Wed Nov 13, 2019 5:45 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: General Election Is On
Replies: 2240
Views: 25851

Re: General Election Is On

I don't fancy Boris to show up, anyway. Fine then empty-chair him like they did during the leadership debates,it shouldn't be for the political parties to dictate the agenda,if they shirk a debate it doesn't speak highly of their confidence in their policies does it,if they have no confidence in th...
by tiger76
Wed Nov 13, 2019 5:27 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Julie Cooper MP to stand down .... ?
Replies: 342
Views: 9662

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

25 councillors and ex-councillors suspended from the Tory Party for anti-semitism......oh hang on, no, just the simpler crime of blatant racism. Not seen anything in Andys tweets on that? Strange that I did mention this on the GE thread earlier but it got ignored,it's :x that both major parties can...
by tiger76
Wed Nov 13, 2019 5:21 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: General Election Is On
Replies: 2240
Views: 25851

Re: General Election Is On

The courts are going to be busy once more. SNP launch legal action over ITV debate Nick Eardley BBC political correspondent The SNP announce they are taking legal action against ITV over its decision to exclude their leader from the channel's election debate next week. This follows in the footsteps ...
by tiger76
Wed Nov 13, 2019 4:53 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Julie Cooper MP to stand down .... ?
Replies: 342
Views: 9662

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

I thought the MPs supported Johnsons latest Withdrawal agreement and he blocked it and called for an election because he wasnt prepared to give Parliament proper time to review and debate it before passing it into law OH! you mean parliament doing it's duty in scrutinising legislation,and Johnson t...
by tiger76
Wed Nov 13, 2019 4:41 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: The Naked Truth
Replies: 21182
Views: 456808

Re: Brexit: The Naked Truth

I have no problem accepting Musk building in Germany. If we want entrepreneurs to invest here, we have to create the conditions for them to do so. Even pre-Brexit we were miles off the pace, something had to change. Germany has outstripped us in manufacturing for too long. The status quo wasn't wor...
by tiger76
Wed Nov 13, 2019 3:57 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Dickson Etuhu
Replies: 3
Views: 1233

Dickson Etuhu

Found guilty of match-fixing https://www.bbc.com/sport/football/50407929
by tiger76
Wed Nov 13, 2019 3:50 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: General Election Is On
Replies: 2240
Views: 25851

Re: General Election Is On

Let's not hear anymore about feminism from Labour after endorsing this candidate https://www.bbc.com/news/election-2019-50402328

And a safe seat to boot :roll: so he's virtually certain to be elected.
by tiger76
Wed Nov 13, 2019 12:35 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Happy Thread
Replies: 72
Views: 831

Re: Happy Thread

I've got a day off work so i'm :D
by tiger76
Wed Nov 13, 2019 12:27 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley to pull plug on Drinkwater
Replies: 69
Views: 7494

Re: Burnley to pull plug on Drinkwater

Good that he got a full game in,it'll still be a while before he's ready for 1st team duties though.
by tiger76
Wed Nov 13, 2019 11:33 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Julie Cooper MP to stand down .... ?
Replies: 342
Views: 9662

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

Precisely. Why would the 12,500 that voted Tory at the last election switch to the Brexit Party now that Farage has implicitly endorsed Johnson’s deal? And clearly the 6,000 or so Lib Dem voters won’t be switching. So that leaves the 2,500 UKIP voters which the Brexit Party would expect to pick up ...
by tiger76
Wed Nov 13, 2019 10:52 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Julie Cooper MP to stand down .... ?
Replies: 342
Views: 9662

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

Tories won't win in burnley, brexit party can I'm genuinely curious what gives you confidence that the BP can win in Burnley,if they are going to come ahead of Labour they'll need to get tories to switch to them,not impossible but this is a GE not a EE,it's much harder for smaller parties to breakt...
by tiger76
Wed Nov 13, 2019 10:15 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: The Naked Truth
Replies: 21182
Views: 456808

Re: Brexit: The Naked Truth

David Gauke endorsing the Lib Dems to prevent a hard brexit. https://www.bbc.com/news/election-2019-50398115 That might work if they didn't have a revoke policy. There seems to be 3 options at this election. Vote Conservative and risk a hard brexit in 2020. Vote Labour and have the uncertainty of an...
by tiger76
Wed Nov 13, 2019 10:04 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: General Election Is On
Replies: 2240
Views: 25851

Re: General Election Is On

And the Conservatives need to get their own house in order before throwing dirt around,Islamophobia is rife in their associations and membership, https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-politics-50398826 what a choice for the public anti-semitism or Islamophobia,has UK politics ever been at such a low ebb. :roll:
by tiger76
Tue Nov 12, 2019 10:37 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: I'm a Celebrity 2019 line-up confirmed
Replies: 45
Views: 1653

Re: I'm a Celebrity 2019 line-up confirmed

ClaretTony wrote:Isn't Roman Kemp the son of Martin Kemp from Spandau Ballet?


Yep brain freeze i got confused with his Eastenders character.
by tiger76
Tue Nov 12, 2019 11:10 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Julie Cooper MP to stand down .... ?
Replies: 342
Views: 9662

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

martin_p wrote:They’ve refused to do a manifesto. Even the Monster Raving Looney Party used to produce a manifesto.


Well yeah but to produce a manifesto you have to have policies.
by tiger76
Tue Nov 12, 2019 11:07 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: General Election Is On
Replies: 2240
Views: 25851

Re: General Election Is On

Boris' Russian friends no doubt... https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/election-2019-50388879 Hillary questioning why this Russia report hasn't been made public.so much for accountability,it has formal security clearance so it does make you wonder what it contains that the government want to keep supressed ...
by tiger76
Mon Nov 11, 2019 11:52 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: I'm a Celebrity 2019 line-up confirmed
Replies: 45
Views: 1653

I'm a Celebrity 2019 line-up confirmed

So it's that time of year again,the 10 heading down under are. 1) Caitlyn Jenner (formerly Bruce Jenner and one of the Kardashian clan) 2) Ian Wright (i wondered why he'd not been on MOTD recently) 3) Nadine Coyle (Girls Aloud star) 4) Myles Stephenson (nah! me neither,apparently he was on X Factor)...
by tiger76
Mon Nov 11, 2019 11:16 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Colin has gone
Replies: 50
Views: 2844

Re: Colin has gone

dermotdermot wrote:For a second or so my hopes were raised. I thought that the thread title was ‘Corbyn has gone’.


Give it 5 weeks and you'll get an early Xmas present. :)
by tiger76
Mon Nov 11, 2019 11:43 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Andy Carroll
Replies: 47
Views: 7843

Re: Andy Carroll

Over rated donkey. Just once he's scored double figures in a PL season, but for all the hype you'd think it was a regular occurrence. Yes i noted his stats earlier,Wood and Barnes both easily outstrip his goals tally,on a goals per game basis,and they've proven for a few seasons now that they're ca...
by tiger76
Mon Nov 11, 2019 11:35 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Would you rather ... ?
Replies: 46
Views: 1332

Re: Would you rather ... ?

One step at a time! With our recent record it’d be an achievement to get beyond the 4th round. Avoiding Man City would be a start. Draws haven't helped in the past couple of years,our best chance of mounting a cup run was when we crashed out to Lincoln,however even if we'd have won that tie the jou...
by tiger76
Mon Nov 11, 2019 11:24 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Would you rather ... ?
Replies: 46
Views: 1332

Re: Would you rather ... ?

Win the FA cup - wherever we finish - I'd take relegation to win a major trophy. I wouldn't go that far,but i'd happily sacrifice a few PL places for an FA cup,that will always be in our history should we win it,and in 30-40 years fans could reminisce with the younger generation,as good as our PL a...
by tiger76
Mon Nov 11, 2019 10:51 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: They Shall Not Grow Old - Sun BBC2 10.10pm
Replies: 14
Views: 870

Re: They Shall Not Grow Old - Sun BBC2 10.10pm

If it puts them off future wars, then yes. Fair point,sadly a future war on that scale will likely involve nuclear and chemical warfare,and not close hand-to-hand combat trench warfare. I'd suggest the politicians also watch this film,and consider the consequences of their decisions very carefully,...
by tiger76
Mon Nov 11, 2019 10:20 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: General Election Is On
Replies: 2240
Views: 25851

Re: General Election Is On

Thank goodness the odious Keith Vaz is retiring,why Labour's NEC didn't have the bottle to make a decision on his future last week,only they'll know. The Jarrow seat is clearly cursed for Labour,it should still be a safe hold,but they're doing their level best to make it interesting. The row over th...
by tiger76
Mon Nov 11, 2019 9:56 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Andy Carroll
Replies: 47
Views: 7843

Re: Andy Carroll

CharlieinNewMexico wrote:Carroll and Almiron together if they stay fit is a tad frightening tbh


Frightening for who the Geordies,they're definitely not scaring opposition defenders,not a goal or even an assist between them this season. :lol:
by tiger76
Mon Nov 11, 2019 9:33 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Julie Cooper MP to stand down .... ?
Replies: 342
Views: 9662

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

Whilst Labour will remain strong in the Asian dominated areas ,whatever happened to the Asian Lid Dem vote of a couple of elections ago,they will get hammered in other areas of the town.Gannow ,Rosegrove & Lowerhouse and possibly Padiham will see the Labour vote evaporate to next to nothing. Ch...

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