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by houseboy
Wed Jan 29, 2020 9:56 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Michael Palin - What a Decent Guy
Replies: 9
Views: 317

Re: Michael Palin - What a Decent Guy

no place for that sort of thing on this messageboard! ;) :D Ha ha yeah. Actually I've been looking at things lately and decided that my life, at the moment, is going well, nothing to moan about really all things considered, so away with all the crap and stupidity. I'll allow people to say what they...
by houseboy
Wed Jan 29, 2020 9:48 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Music lovers
Replies: 15
Views: 738

Re: Music lovers

Brilliant, I'll bet we were in the same, heaving pubs too, trying to dry off before getting soaked again. Great, heady days. Can you remember who else was on the bill that day ? As you said the Sutherlands but also Greenslade (great band and I saw them again later at the Free Trade Hall - still lis...
by houseboy
Wed Jan 29, 2020 9:38 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Michael Palin - What a Decent Guy
Replies: 9
Views: 317

Michael Palin - What a Decent Guy

Watching the TV Awards last night and Michael Palin won the Lifetime achievement award (I think that's what it's called). His acceptance speech was understated, short and humble. Instead of thanking all the world and his wife and making it all about him he just spent a few quiet minutes paying tribu...
by houseboy
Wed Jan 29, 2020 9:28 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Music lovers
Replies: 15
Views: 738

Re: Music lovers

I saw Stackridge in Clitheroe Park back in about 1972/3 or so, and if I remember correctly one of their numbers involved them banging and crashing metal dustbin lids for a track called "Let There Be Lids". Daft as brushes. :D :D :D https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m78qYxVXBI4 It chucked it down all ...
by houseboy
Tue Jan 28, 2020 3:28 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Football Joke
Replies: 25
Views: 1407

Re: Football Joke

Jock McKenna got drunk a lot back then 😂 he makes numerous apperances in the paper....remember him always wore a trilby. I knew Jock quite well. Lived in Haslingden and absolutely hated coppers, attacked them on site when he was drunk, was was most of the time. Only a little guy but genuinely hard ...
by houseboy
Tue Jan 28, 2020 3:08 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Football Joke
Replies: 25
Views: 1407

Re: Football Joke

Steve1956 wrote:
Tue Jan 28, 2020 3:03 pm
And in 1966 it was 6/9 return to Blackpool on Fred Kirkham
:lol:
I remember that, 69 did you say? Now going back to my lovely Ellen.
by houseboy
Tue Jan 28, 2020 3:02 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Football Joke
Replies: 25
Views: 1407

Re: Football Joke

Rubstuds wrote:
Tue Jan 28, 2020 2:59 pm
Yer wife's too soft .
How odd - that's what she says. :lol:
by houseboy
Tue Jan 28, 2020 3:00 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Football Joke
Replies: 25
Views: 1407

Re: Football Joke

All the time in the world Ian,at the moment I'm scouring old Rossendale free press's from 1967 online,some interesting court cases and names popping up :lol: did you know in 1967 you could go to Blackpool from Rawtenstall for 80pence return on Ellen Smith's By the way bud if you come accross the na...
by houseboy
Tue Jan 28, 2020 2:55 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Football Joke
Replies: 25
Views: 1407

Re: Football Joke

Volvoclaret wrote:
Tue Jan 28, 2020 2:48 pm
God,what those Rossy lasses would do for 80p.
Now stop that - you're talking about the woman I loved. And she loved me, I know because she said so. All those 80ps came from selling firewood and pummice stones - I know cos she said so. :o :o :o
by houseboy
Tue Jan 28, 2020 2:52 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Football Joke
Replies: 25
Views: 1407

Re: Football Joke

If you're looking at court cases from '67 please ignore any that have my name connected to them, it wasn't me, honest. Ellen Smith's - FFS there's a blast from the past. To put 80p (or old equivalent) into context, I left school 2 years after that and was working as an apprentice plumber for Rawtens...
by houseboy
Tue Jan 28, 2020 2:13 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Music lovers
Replies: 15
Views: 738

Re: Music lovers

DAB ... that wonderful radio that cuts out everytime you pass a tree or go through a dip between Blacko and Long Preston.... on the A682 Always just as they start talking about stuff you actually want to listen to :lol: :lol: :lol: My wife always insists on having DAB on in her car and I've told he...
by houseboy
Tue Jan 28, 2020 2:09 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Football Joke
Replies: 25
Views: 1407

Re: Football Joke

Zlatan wrote:
Tue Jan 28, 2020 12:38 pm
look like some ex-pat paedophiles in Spain... :D
:lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:

Yeah!!!
by houseboy
Tue Jan 28, 2020 2:07 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Football Joke
Replies: 25
Views: 1407

Re: Football Joke

Steve1956 wrote:
Mon Jan 27, 2020 10:33 pm
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Frightening :lol:
That would be some manager Steve.

And by the way is it safe to say you have a little time on your hands these days? :lol: :lol: :lol:
by houseboy
Tue Jan 28, 2020 2:04 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Nicholas Parsons
Replies: 47
Views: 1556

Re: Nicholas Parsons

Three contestants. They answered questions to win themselves pounds. The beauty of the programme was that the questions came quickly. You'd have about 15 questions in the same length of time it takes for that Millionaire programme to ask: For £100, what is the capital of Mali? Is it a) Waterloo Eas...
by houseboy
Tue Jan 28, 2020 1:07 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Nicholas Parsons
Replies: 47
Views: 1556

Re: Nicholas Parsons

conyoviejo wrote:
Tue Jan 28, 2020 12:52 pm
R.I.P. Nicholas Parsons ..

Why is there a picture of a Bob Holness on this thread ? And no he didn't play the Sax on Baker st either.. 8-)
You have to get Beamish's sense of humour. Does it all the time. :lol:
by houseboy
Tue Jan 28, 2020 12:59 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Nicholas Parsons
Replies: 47
Views: 1556

Re: Nicholas Parsons

basil6345789 wrote:
Tue Jan 28, 2020 11:50 am
Great with Charlie Drake very early-on. Was it The Worker? Will check youtube.
Now I made the same mistake. The Worker was Charlie Drake and Mr Pugh (pe-ew) was Henry Magee. I admit to Googling it because I thought exactly this.
by houseboy
Tue Jan 28, 2020 12:52 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: West Ham
Replies: 48
Views: 2130

Re: West Ham

For me its like this too - other half has a work colleague who is a ST holder at West Ham, and has been for years and when I spoke to him a few months back just before we played them and we talked footy and I said that I was going to the game - he said " what game? " and " who do you support? " whe...
by houseboy
Tue Jan 28, 2020 12:50 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: West Ham
Replies: 48
Views: 2130

Re: West Ham

claretblue wrote:
Tue Jan 28, 2020 11:42 am
I loaned you 20 quid that day houseboy...I'll send you my bank details! ;)
That would have been a big loan bud - I think I was on about £15 a week then. :lol: :lol:
by houseboy
Tue Jan 28, 2020 11:39 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Music lovers
Replies: 15
Views: 738

Re: Music lovers

Anyone remember Stackridge? Been listening to then a lot recently after not hearing them for years. Variation, musical ability and excellent sense of humour when they wanted. If you listen to the fairly lengthy 'Slark' you will be whistling it for hours after. :D
by houseboy
Tue Jan 28, 2020 11:32 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: West Ham
Replies: 48
Views: 2130

Re: West Ham

The fans used to annoy me always sticking a winner passed us and goading us more than most cos they weren't that good tbh.dont mind em now having had a drink with them...before and after games.BUT they're in trouble and know it. Speaking of drinks I once went to Upton Park and got so p!ssed before ...
by houseboy
Tue Jan 28, 2020 11:28 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Atmosphere and new chants
Replies: 15
Views: 840

Re: Atmosphere and new chants

A bit of what is known as 'tortured rhyming' in the trade but a decent effort. As for 'please be gentle' with you on here you may as well try telling a starving lion you don't taste too good, but if you have a good sense of humour and the skin of a rhino you'll be fine. :lol: :lol: :lol:
by houseboy
Tue Jan 28, 2020 11:23 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Nicholas Parsons
Replies: 47
Views: 1556

Re: RIP

Lord Beamish wrote:
Tue Jan 28, 2020 11:20 am
:(
I'm getting to quite like your questionable sense of humour Beamish. :lol: :lol:
by houseboy
Tue Jan 28, 2020 11:22 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Nicholas Parsons
Replies: 47
Views: 1556

Re: Nicholas Parsons

How sad but a good innings as they say. I actually didn't know he was still around to be honest.
by houseboy
Tue Jan 28, 2020 11:18 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: West Ham
Replies: 48
Views: 2130

Re: West Ham

West Ham Bournemouth Norwich to be relegated...lovely. Moyes delivers again ;) As much as I would love that awful football club to go down Steve I don't feel they will. They find the escape route one way or another. Having said that it's happened often enough before. I don't even know for sure why ...
by houseboy
Tue Jan 28, 2020 10:06 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Thomas soucek
Replies: 18
Views: 2833

Re: Thomas soucek

We don't do too well with Eastern Europeans it seems. If he has a word with Vydra that will squash any deal.
by houseboy
Tue Jan 28, 2020 10:03 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Mustaphi
Replies: 16
Views: 2536

Re: Mustaphi

Hopefully they will play us off the park for 90 minutes and then we get a totally undeserved penalty in the 98th which will be touched on to the post by the keeper and roll agonisingly slowly over the line. 1-0 the Clarets and sod off back to London you cheats.
by houseboy
Tue Jan 28, 2020 10:00 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Fancy dress
Replies: 14
Views: 656

Re: Fancy dress

claretonthecoast1882 wrote:
Tue Jan 28, 2020 9:08 am
Club shop at Ewood
They've sold out of clowns outfits buds - all they have left now are those things that funny guys at circus's wear. :lol:
by houseboy
Tue Jan 28, 2020 9:58 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Fancy dress
Replies: 14
Views: 656

Re: Fancy dress

TopCat wrote:
Tue Jan 28, 2020 9:07 am
Looking for a clowns outfit.
Suggestions on where to hire or buy?
Thanks.
Just about any of my clothes would do bud. At least that's what my wife thinks. ;) ;)
by houseboy
Tue Jan 28, 2020 9:57 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Sad News
Replies: 33
Views: 3298

Re: Sad News

A very dark stretch of road from from skipton to Thornton in craven......driving at speed is commonplace. I must admit to probably going too fast on that stretch but then I have been passed by people making me look like I was going backwards. Dangerous. Always sad after a fatal road accident becaus...
by houseboy
Tue Jan 28, 2020 9:54 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brentford another ground to be unticked
Replies: 57
Views: 1917

Re: Brentford another ground to be unticked

Brentford’s move next season to a new stadium got me thinking. How many of the current Premier League and Football League club’s grounds have I had to untick over the years. I’ve got to 17. White Hart Lane, Maine Road, Ayresome Park, Boothferry Park, Vetchfield, Baseball Ground, Elm Park, Leeds Roa...
by houseboy
Tue Jan 28, 2020 9:46 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Our mentality - both club and fans
Replies: 101
Views: 2808

Re: Our mentality - both club and fans

Did “many” on here say they didn’t want Europa league football ? I don’t remember it that way - all the fans I know were delighted we were in Europe. Re Norwich I agree that we should have played at least one of Taylor or McNeil. Probably Taylor as Dwight looked a bit leggy v United. But we should ...
by houseboy
Tue Jan 28, 2020 9:35 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Don't forget
Replies: 24
Views: 1787

Re: Don't forget

Don't be such a snowflake That's a good reply. Perhaps because of my ignorance you could explain exactly WTF you actually mean. Is it supposed to be funny? Or is it meant to be some kind of insult (I fail to see how it is)? Or are you in denial has to what is going to happen? Snowflakes disappear i...
by houseboy
Mon Jan 27, 2020 4:48 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: And that is why the crowd was 8k
Replies: 153
Views: 5201

Re: And that is why the crowd was 8k

My mistake I realised he didn’t as soon as I posted for some reason was thinking Tarks was captain. but point remains it was a strong side. The problem I think mate is the balance was wrong (or the imbalance depending on how you view it). I saw a statistic recently that said 65% of our attacks that...
by houseboy
Mon Jan 27, 2020 4:36 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Jordan Sinnott
Replies: 52
Views: 3627

Re: Jordan Sinnott

joey13 wrote:
Mon Jan 27, 2020 3:48 pm
Perpetrators certainly need to be charged with murder
If they have basically kicked him to death then absolutely, without a doubt, but if he fell and hit his head it would be manslaughter. As I say I haven't seen or officially heard what happened so I wouldn't know.
by houseboy
Mon Jan 27, 2020 3:11 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Jordan Sinnott
Replies: 52
Views: 3627

Re: Jordan Sinnott

no disputing that. Most if not all of us have been involved in fights. I know I have. And we all know the consequences. Heat of the monent and all that. And we have all done things we probably regret. But from the reports online (having not seen it) kicking a guy repeatedly in the head on the groun...
by houseboy
Mon Jan 27, 2020 2:35 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Don't forget
Replies: 24
Views: 1787

Re: Don't forget

It would certainly be preferable if the undesirables would wear such a marker from this point onward. Be easier to round them all up when it's all gone tits up Do you actually think it will, or do you HOPE it will? I can imagine remainers picking out even the smallest things to try to prove it was ...
by houseboy
Mon Jan 27, 2020 2:27 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Jordan Sinnott
Replies: 52
Views: 3627

Re: Jordan Sinnott

Cricketfieldclarets 1&2 - I have no idea 3. I didn’t know what it was until the report came through after it had finished. If anything I just wanted to highlight the fact that the sick individuals who did this will be easily identified and hopefully get the sentence they deserve. I think describing...
by houseboy
Mon Jan 27, 2020 2:18 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS Jan 2020(MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 1663
Views: 170388

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

A good few club's after him, West ham and Aston villa just to name two English clubs we are up against so we have no chance, if it was Wigan and Accrington Stanley instead we might of stood half a chance, fake news move on. Mail report says that Villa are out of the running after signing Drinkwater...
by houseboy
Mon Jan 27, 2020 2:12 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: DON'T TALK FOOTY AT WORK LADS
Replies: 34
Views: 1790

Re: DON'T TALK FOOTY AT WORK LADS

Zlatan wrote:
Mon Jan 27, 2020 1:13 pm
contradiction in terms there I think...
I thought that myself after :lol: I wrote it. :lol:
by houseboy
Mon Jan 27, 2020 12:52 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: DON'T TALK FOOTY AT WORK LADS
Replies: 34
Views: 1790

Re: DON'T TALK FOOTY AT WORK LADS

Actually one of my main footy friends at work is female. She has been a season ticket holder at Wigan since she was a kid. Proper footy fan.
by houseboy
Mon Jan 27, 2020 12:51 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: DON'T TALK FOOTY AT WORK LADS
Replies: 34
Views: 1790

Re: DON'T TALK FOOTY AT WORK LADS

snapcrackleandpop wrote:
Mon Jan 27, 2020 12:28 pm
Bloody flatdicks never happy (just kidding) :lol: :lol: :lol:
I don't think you are are you you little scamp? :lol: :lol: :lol:

Said in Dame Edna Everidge style. ;)
by houseboy
Mon Jan 27, 2020 12:50 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: DON'T TALK FOOTY AT WORK LADS
Replies: 34
Views: 1790

Re: DON'T TALK FOOTY AT WORK LADS

karatekid wrote:
Mon Jan 27, 2020 12:48 pm
"I have nothing against sports enthusiasts or cricket fans - that's great," she said.

Is cricket not a sport now? When did that happen? ;)
I don't thinkit ever was mate. I have often pondered how anyone could invent a sport that is both boring AND dangerous. :lol: :lol: :lol:
by houseboy
Mon Jan 27, 2020 12:47 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: DON'T TALK FOOTY AT WORK LADS
Replies: 34
Views: 1790

Re: DON'T TALK FOOTY AT WORK LADS

I think it's just a slow news day. To be honest equality is quite a good thing. I now don't have to stand up for a woman to sit down. I can swear as much as I like. I don't have to buy a woman a drink or indeed feel the need to always pay for anything. I don't have to let a woman go before me throug...
by houseboy
Mon Jan 27, 2020 12:22 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: attendance v Norwich City
Replies: 38
Views: 2240

Re: attendance v Norwich City

NL Claret wrote:
Sat Jan 25, 2020 6:31 pm
A reflection of the club not doing cheap tickets or the general demise of the FA Cup?

Could have been free and I wouldn't have bothered going.
It's possibly partly that but the main reason is people don't want to pay good money to watch two half teams.
by houseboy
Mon Jan 27, 2020 11:18 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Our mentality - both club and fans
Replies: 101
Views: 2808

Re: Our mentality - both club and fans

But he didn’t do it in 10 minutes. We might win this league, but it might take another 20 years. Seems like our fans aren’t prepared to wait. “People will stop bothering very quickly”. It really is the BUT I WANT IT NOW!!! Mentality. We might win this league? That is never going to happen under the...
by houseboy
Mon Jan 27, 2020 11:10 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Our mentality - both club and fans
Replies: 101
Views: 2808

Re: Our mentality - both club and fans

In both 5 & 10 years time, I’d like us to be finishing in the highest position possible of the 92 available. I’d be very happy if all 10 years we finished between 17 & 10. Surely every Burnley fan wants us to be in this division? If not why are you bothering? It really is a stupid question imo. You...
by houseboy
Mon Jan 27, 2020 10:56 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Our mentality - both club and fans
Replies: 101
Views: 2808

Re: Our mentality - both club and fans

Can I just get an idea where we see ourselves going in the next 10 years or even 5 years? Taken me a day or two to actually digest how bad the result at weekend was and for what? So we can survive another year in the premier league. Okay but what then next year? Survive again? Okay and the next tim...
by houseboy
Mon Jan 27, 2020 9:34 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Anyway - the next four league games
Replies: 45
Views: 2835

Re: Anyway - the next four league games

ewanrob wrote:
Sun Jan 26, 2020 5:14 pm
Just to finally beat the Gunners would be enough for me
I'm with you on this. :D
by houseboy
Mon Jan 27, 2020 9:31 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Anyway - the next four league games
Replies: 45
Views: 2835

Re: Anyway - the next four league games

Here's why. Last season for example after 24games teams in 18th and 19th had 19 and 17 points . This season teams in those positions have 23 pts. So nearly a point a game and 4 and 6 points better than last year. No one knows how next 14 games will go. But likely to be higher than normal points tot...
by houseboy
Mon Jan 27, 2020 9:27 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Anyway - the next four league games
Replies: 45
Views: 2835

Re: Anyway - the next four league games

I fancy us against Arsenal and if we can beat them then we can take on the 3 games after that knowing another win puts us virtually safe. Southampton looks a tough one given their form, but the other two are certainly winnable. Agree with this but alas I had Villa at home down as winnable too. ;)