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by aggi
Sun Oct 20, 2019 11:19 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Chris Wood
Replies: 8
Views: 571

Re: Chris Wood

I don't know if it was a tactic by them, but their two centre backs seemed to drop off and didn't want to know aerially. Would have liked to have seen Barnes up against them two. They didn't look all that clever to me. The young Turkish, centre half (I can't remember his name) has won the fewest ae...
by aggi
Sat Oct 19, 2019 10:27 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Joyous in Japan
Replies: 35
Views: 1370

Re: Joyous in Japan

Bordeauxclaret wrote:Thanks. Surprised it’s that high to be honest.


The clock stops pretty often so there is more than it looks.
by aggi
Sat Oct 19, 2019 12:45 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: The Naked Truth
Replies: 19457
Views: 357508

Re: Brexit: The Naked Truth

I’m a little confused Paul. Many thanks for posting this. Remainers on this board have been all over IMF news for the last 3 years. Suddenly, when their chief economist announces that a Boris FTA will reduce our GDP by 2% compared to the baseline growth, and most of that 2% has already been faced, ...
by aggi
Fri Oct 18, 2019 4:56 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: The Naked Truth
Replies: 19457
Views: 357508

Re: Brexit: The Naked Truth

Looks like we're not bothering with impact assessments. Just because it's the most important decision the country has made in the past 40 years is no reason to do it properly.

https://twitter.com/Jess_Shankleman/sta ... 8008840192
by aggi
Fri Oct 18, 2019 3:51 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: The Naked Truth
Replies: 19457
Views: 357508

Re: Brexit: The Naked Truth

Have you missed my previous post?- So, let's suppose tomorrow, Boris's deal is rejected by parliament. And then a "government of national Unity " votes for a confirmatory vote. Or its voted through on an amendment of a confirmatory vote. The subsequent referendum sees Remain win. This is ...
by aggi
Fri Oct 18, 2019 12:36 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: The Naked Truth
Replies: 19457
Views: 357508

Re: Brexit: The Naked Truth

Not sure I agree with the thrust of Devil’s and your remarks on lobbying. Have you heard of Gplus europe, FleishmanHillard, FTI, Cambre or Burson-Marsteller? They are communications firms with reach, high net worth individuals and businesses will use them to lobby in Brussels. Who are they? Who fun...
by aggi
Fri Oct 18, 2019 11:49 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: The Naked Truth
Replies: 19457
Views: 357508

Re: Brexit: The Naked Truth

That's not a Murdoch quote - that's an anonymous quote of someone who is quoting Murdoch. A double quote. Who is quoting Murdoch, and does that person stand by it? Well it's not anonymous, it's from the journalist Anthony Hilton. A lot of quotes are from a journalist quoting someone. So far as I'm ...
by aggi
Fri Oct 18, 2019 11:10 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Extinction Rebellion
Replies: 144
Views: 2604

Re: Extinction Rebellion

Lowbankclaret wrote:Never met a lawyer that works for free.
ER have some big money backers.


It's so common that there's an actual phrase for it, pro bono.
by aggi
Fri Oct 18, 2019 11:05 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Premier League TV Appearances 2019/20
Replies: 35
Views: 3493

Re: Premier League TV Appearances 2019/20

I wonder if the new provider will still do the group discount. With Virgin if you book a group ticket for 3 or more people you can get 20% discount on a lot of tickets. Comes in handy for the London away games. I imagine they will do. That seems to apply across most non-peak trains, not just Virgin.
by aggi
Fri Oct 18, 2019 10:55 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: The Naked Truth
Replies: 19457
Views: 357508

Re: Brexit: The Naked Truth

Amazing watching question time. Banardoes exec earns £200k , he works for a charity FFS. That’s more then the prime minister and he does **** all for anyone. How much do you think someone who runs a company turning over ~ £300m a year should be paid? Just because it's a charity should they work for...
by aggi
Fri Oct 18, 2019 10:51 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: The Naked Truth
Replies: 19457
Views: 357508

Re: Brexit: The Naked Truth

Catching up after a long day...... Johnson and Cummings have played a blinder with their threat to go no deal and to then damage rival’s economies. Varadkar must have broken the Irish 1500m record in racing to the table. It has cost Johnson 21 MPs he had to sack, but the crucial bit is which of the...
by aggi
Fri Oct 18, 2019 10:47 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: The Naked Truth
Replies: 19457
Views: 357508

Re: Brexit: The Naked Truth

Firstly, if you dont want to see working rights and environmental protections eroded, vote for a party that will protect them. Secondly, there is NO SCENARIO, whatsoever, whereby the EU is going to day we wont trade with Britain. Germany is on the brink of a recession, if they hit it, the whole fut...
by aggi
Fri Oct 18, 2019 10:46 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: The Naked Truth
Replies: 19457
Views: 357508

Re: Brexit: The Naked Truth

As do the rich businessmen and media moguls like Murdoch. Its far easy to buy and corrupt govt policy at the expense of things like workers rights and taxation at national level than it is at EU level. There's the famous Murdoch quote (although unsurprisingly he now denies it): “I once asked Rupert...
by aggi
Thu Oct 17, 2019 5:05 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Extinction Rebellion
Replies: 144
Views: 2604

Re: Extinction Rebellion

Me thinks you mis judge them sir. They have a large financial backing and it’s main organisers and protesters are being paid around £400 per week . The main amount are voluntary but mistake them for being unorganised. Bear in mind they are organised enough and have enough funds to take the police t...
by aggi
Thu Oct 17, 2019 5:04 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Elite Suito Trainer and Zwift
Replies: 4
Views: 413

Re: Elite Suito Trainer and Zwift

Trainerroad is the other popular option. I have a feeling it's about the same price though.

There's also stuff like Golden Cheetah but that's more for analysis and review I think.
by aggi
Thu Oct 17, 2019 5:02 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: The Naked Truth
Replies: 19457
Views: 357508

Re: Brexit: The Naked Truth

AndyClaret wrote:so why don't labour vote for the deal, and then put their version of the PD in their manifesto and call for a general election ?


Good question. Possibly they don't feel confident enough in winning. Trying to fathom Labour's Brexit position is always a challenge.
by aggi
Thu Oct 17, 2019 4:59 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: The Naked Truth
Replies: 19457
Views: 357508

Re: Brexit: The Naked Truth

The old backstop had no unilateral escape mechanism. We'd have had to prove the EU were acting in bad faith. (Good luck proving something like that.) Does the new "backstop"? I'm not quite sure where we are (or even if there is enough detail published) but will NI be able to get out of th...
by aggi
Thu Oct 17, 2019 3:54 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: The Naked Truth
Replies: 19457
Views: 357508

Re: Brexit: The Naked Truth

AndyClaret wrote:I meant a more brexity deal than May's.


Who knows if that will get agreed though, particularly if the DUP don't vote for it. There's still a chance of it being voted down and ending up with a second referendum down the line.
by aggi
Thu Oct 17, 2019 3:52 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: The Naked Truth
Replies: 19457
Views: 357508

Re: Brexit: The Naked Truth

Ahh. Just be reading this: https://www.ft.com/content/f917b2ac-f0cc-11e9-bfa4-b25f11f42901 And the 'level playing field' bit is only in the non-binding political declaration anyway. I thought the language seemed a bit watery for a legally binding document. In fact, if I squint hard enough, Boris's ...
by aggi
Thu Oct 17, 2019 3:49 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: The Naked Truth
Replies: 19457
Views: 357508

Re: Brexit: The Naked Truth

AndyClaret wrote:But we've ended up in a better place now though.


Well it's a bit early for either leave or remain to have that view I'd say.
by aggi
Thu Oct 17, 2019 3:46 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Extinction Rebellion
Replies: 144
Views: 2604

Re: Extinction Rebellion

I’d say they have less support now. From what I gather, in many ways they're not looking for support, just awareness. It isn't really the man in the street they're trying to influence. They don't want low level interventions like walk rather than drive, recycle more, etc they believe that the solut...
by aggi
Thu Oct 17, 2019 3:42 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: The Naked Truth
Replies: 19457
Views: 357508

Re: Brexit: The Naked Truth

AndyClaret wrote:It would be hilarious if Remoaners voted against the deal and we ended up with no deal.


Indeed, it would be like the past few years where the ERG have done their best to stop us leaving the EU.
by aggi
Thu Oct 17, 2019 3:41 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: The Naked Truth
Replies: 19457
Views: 357508

Re: Brexit: The Naked Truth

Yeah, I know. It's this repeated use of the word 'should' in the level playing field passage, though. That the UK 'should' do this or 'should' do that. I'm not sure what this means from a legal perspective. Can we just say "Quite right, yes! We 'should' have done that! But we didn't!" I r...
by aggi
Thu Oct 17, 2019 3:38 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: The Naked Truth
Replies: 19457
Views: 357508

Re: Brexit: The Naked Truth

Lancasterclaret wrote:Guido Fawkes is one of the funniest accounts on twitter.

Its the "go to" website if you like your Brexit news as Brexity as possible, and without any critical filters.


Don't forget about making up stories about domestic abuse to get a few more clicks.
by aggi
Thu Oct 17, 2019 2:49 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: The Naked Truth
Replies: 19457
Views: 357508

Re: Brexit: The Naked Truth

Seems to be a lot of journalists suggesting that Juncker's "no extension" is pretty meaningless and that if push comes to shove the EU27 would agree to it. Always worth remembering that Juncker, et al don't have that much power in the EU. However much people want to pretend it's an undemoc...
by aggi
Thu Oct 17, 2019 1:23 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Extinction Rebellion
Replies: 144
Views: 2604

Re: Extinction Rebellion

It's claimed that this was an action against the common consensus of Extinction Rebellion (I don't know how true this is, the below is from a friend of a friend who is involved in them). It's certainly not done them any favours. https://pbs.twimg.com/media/EHEGM5RWkAAVSer.png:large
by aggi
Thu Oct 17, 2019 12:30 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: The Naked Truth
Replies: 19457
Views: 357508

Re: Brexit: The Naked Truth

Interesting wording in the political declaration about future commitments to a "level playing field". It's obviously pushed these commitments down the line but it's looking like we'd still need significant alignment (and similar rules on state aid, sorry iibyw) to get a trade agreement: ht...
by aggi
Thu Oct 17, 2019 11:58 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: The Naked Truth
Replies: 19457
Views: 357508

Re: Brexit: The Naked Truth

I don’t want to be in a customs union, that has lots of negatives that come with. I don’t believe there is any country in the customs union that can control its borders on immigration. I think they all have to accept EU laws as well. Turkey is in a customs union with the EU, controls its borders on...
by aggi
Thu Oct 17, 2019 11:57 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: The Naked Truth
Replies: 19457
Views: 357508

Re: Brexit: The Naked Truth

The hypocrisy of this. IF labour are going to win the next GE, what the hell does it matter what working rights we agree to, they can always implement their own. The same goes for the environment. As for adhering to EU standards, and this isn't about wether they are good or bad, just the fact that ...
by aggi
Thu Oct 17, 2019 10:40 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: The Naked Truth
Replies: 19457
Views: 357508

Re: Brexit: The Naked Truth

Deal agreed
by aggi
Thu Oct 17, 2019 10:38 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Rugby World Cup
Replies: 116
Views: 3708

Re: Rugby World Cup

George Ford dropped for Saturday which seems surprising, I thought he'd been playing well. Going with the increased physicality I guess but I'd have preferred us to keep with the way we were going rather than switching our team to counter theirs.
by aggi
Thu Oct 17, 2019 10:29 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: The Naked Truth
Replies: 19457
Views: 357508

Re: Brexit: The Naked Truth

One of the problems people like you have is that you don't realise not everyone has your blind trust in figures (even when written on the back of an envelope by someone who doesn't understand graphs). A lot of people use this much maligned "common sense" when figures like this come out. T...
by aggi
Thu Oct 17, 2019 10:22 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BBC " Panorama " report on anti-semitic Labour ...
Replies: 96
Views: 3308

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

Just to clarify here - The evidence that Jeremy Corbyn has associated with anti-semites is not circumstantial. It is clear and undeniable. Jeremy has associated with and supported anti-semitic groups for many years. The evidence that Jeremy Corbyn himself is anti-semitic is what is circumstantial, ...
by aggi
Thu Oct 17, 2019 12:08 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: The Naked Truth
Replies: 19457
Views: 357508

Re: Brexit: The Naked Truth

Hi DA, it's many years since I had a student card. But, why the "nope" - have you not heard of "money laundering regulations" - the banks have to positively and accurately ID all their customers. Passport is the safest version of photo ID. Agree, some other forms are also accept...
by aggi
Wed Oct 16, 2019 9:43 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: The Naked Truth
Replies: 19457
Views: 357508

Re: Brexit: The Naked Truth

I remember the plastic wallet/folder thing, I'm pretty sure it's the sort of thing my dad would still have if he hadn't had to renew his licence due to points. I see you still needed photographic proof though for the GP. You'd be buggered without that, yet some still don't see why they need photo i...
by aggi
Wed Oct 16, 2019 6:51 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: The Naked Truth
Replies: 19457
Views: 357508

Re: Brexit: The Naked Truth

RMutt wrote:Actually, I’ve scored an own goal. They’re all real aren’t they? Oops.


Indeed. David Cameron as our very own Chris Brass.
by aggi
Wed Oct 16, 2019 6:35 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: The Naked Truth
Replies: 19457
Views: 357508

Re: Brexit: The Naked Truth

For those wondering how loath Ringo is to repeat himself ...

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by aggi
Wed Oct 16, 2019 5:38 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: The Naked Truth
Replies: 19457
Views: 357508

Re: Brexit: The Naked Truth

And on a more light hearted note, I found this pretty entertaining (mainly for the memories it evoked of comedy own goals).

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by aggi
Wed Oct 16, 2019 5:30 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: The Naked Truth
Replies: 19457
Views: 357508

Re: Brexit: The Naked Truth

I could quite easily spend an hour giving you a long, long list. However, I know you won’t be interested in discussing it (unless you are a unique Remain voter, because I haven’t found one yet). What you want to do is to claim those things were all achievable anyway without Brexit, or they won’t be...
by aggi
Wed Oct 16, 2019 1:28 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: The Naked Truth
Replies: 19457
Views: 357508

Re: Brexit: The Naked Truth

I get it. You wont condemn this Watch "Catalonia referendum: Violence as police block voting- BBC News" on YouTube https://youtu.be/-kESpxWLk-8 Because your beloved EU didn't and described it as "proportionate" Denying there would be clear parallels with this and a potential 2nd...
by aggi
Wed Oct 16, 2019 11:55 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: The Naked Truth
Replies: 19457
Views: 357508

Re: Brexit: The Naked Truth

Really? So in a clean break divorce, for example, not only do the parties unequivocally separate their financial arrangements, they agree never to meet, never to talk, never to have any business with each other at all? Must be tricky if they have relatives in common, eg. grown-up children. I think ...
by aggi
Wed Oct 16, 2019 11:38 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: The Naked Truth
Replies: 19457
Views: 357508

Re: Brexit: The Naked Truth

If you think that anything in those links said "the plant will close" as you claimed then please seek literacy help and support. I do see now though that you have changed your claim to "the viability was brought into question". Is that an admittance that you made it up? #ringosp...
by aggi
Wed Oct 16, 2019 10:18 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: The Naked Truth
Replies: 19457
Views: 357508

Re: Brexit: The Naked Truth

If you're a prime minister, it has to be for the whole country. We don't know what the actual agreement is yet, but if the Tory propaganda machines are talking about Northern Ireland being a "problem child" then I think we can guess that Johnson has climbed down from May's position of kee...
by aggi
Wed Oct 16, 2019 10:17 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: The Naked Truth
Replies: 19457
Views: 357508

Re: Brexit: The Naked Truth

It seems rather 'bizarre' that all the talk of the current Brexit 'deal' is really all about what happens after 14 months if 'free trade' negotiations fail. The really tough 'free trade/zero tariff' negotiations haven't even started yet. Are the general public aware of this? Do they care any more? ...
by aggi
Wed Oct 16, 2019 9:42 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: The Naked Truth
Replies: 19457
Views: 357508

Re: Brexit: The Naked Truth

Like Shanker Singham - Director of the International Trade and Competition Unit (ITCU) of the Institute of Economic Affairs? He tends to write similar stuff. I can’t comment on the benefit of wider deals, I don’t have the data, but I can comment on IDS criticism in his article of Treasury forecasts...
by aggi
Tue Oct 15, 2019 4:39 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: England tonight
Replies: 168
Views: 4824

Re: England tonight

I would boo Bong because I do not believe his allegation and I think he was wrong. Wrong to think it and then wrong to act on it. If the rest of the world want to mistakenly take that for something else that is their prerogative and they are wrong. So you'd boo a player for reporting suspected raci...
by aggi
Tue Oct 15, 2019 3:18 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: The Naked Truth
Replies: 19457
Views: 357508

Re: Brexit: The Naked Truth

How did the other 1.8m people open bank accounts with no photo I.D? Ok we already know, the estimates have been exaggerated to fuel their agenda. I imagine many of them have historic accounts from a period where KYC regulations weren't as strict or the ID has expired or been lost or a fair few bank...
by aggi
Tue Oct 15, 2019 3:07 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: The Naked Truth
Replies: 19457
Views: 357508

Re: Brexit: The Naked Truth

That's a strange definition of a "clean break". I would take "clean break" to mean that the UK and the EU are fully independent and not subject to each other's laws (except to the extent that they mutually agree). Your version is devoid of all common sense, and I'm sure it's not...
by aggi
Tue Oct 15, 2019 1:32 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Leicester (away) - General Info Thread
Replies: 42
Views: 2561

Re: Leicester (away) - General Info Thread

claret3561 wrote:Any decent pubs near the train station that will have some clarets in it.


The Parcel Yard pub next to the station is a decent pub which normally has a mix of fans.
by aggi
Tue Oct 15, 2019 11:49 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: The Naked Truth
Replies: 19457
Views: 357508

Re: Brexit: The Naked Truth

No, because it will lose 80% of it's imports if that's how you think. This country will have millions of people with big wads of cash that need feeding, clothing etc. The weak pound will offset some of the tarrifs for exports as well. Some will lose out and some will gain, but that's business. We c...

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