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by exilecanada
Tue Apr 07, 2020 3:18 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BBC - "The Ultimate Burnley Quiz"
Replies: 33
Views: 1143

Re: BBC - "The Ultimate Burnley Quiz"

I missed the 'year club was founded' and 'Beel' questions first time around, nailed 'em second time :D
by exilecanada
Sun Apr 05, 2020 8:29 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The Queen
Replies: 79
Views: 2390

Re: The Queen

IanMcL wrote:
Sun Apr 05, 2020 8:17 pm
Amongst all the carnage about us, the Queen is that constant. Serenity is not the word - Majesty - that's the one.

Thank you your Majesty.

I agree, she's such a wonderful lady. God Save the Queen.
by exilecanada
Fri Apr 03, 2020 10:28 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ABBA on BBC4
Replies: 30
Views: 842

Re: ABBA on BBC4

ABBA were ridiculed by some back in the day, turns out their music is timeless, Funny innit?
by exilecanada
Mon Mar 30, 2020 7:57 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Face mask
Replies: 44
Views: 1396

Re: Face mask

From what I've been reading from reliable sources, a cheap or home made mask is of minimal protection, but possibly better than nothing. However the attached video explain quite clearly the best way to avoid this nasty virus.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OogGCSovU3k
by exilecanada
Mon Mar 30, 2020 2:20 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: What Song Best Fits Life today?
Replies: 66
Views: 1426

Re: What Song Best Fits Life today?

Warning, those with sensitive ears take heed. :D

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OogGCSovU3k
by exilecanada
Sat Mar 14, 2020 10:03 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Newsagents by Turf
Replies: 66
Views: 3041

Re: Newsagents by Turf

Bfc wrote:
Sat Mar 14, 2020 9:03 pm
exileincanada, had you moved away from 555 before Jimmy Adamson moved into 557. JA had previously lived on Deerpark Rd.
To be honest I can't answer that truthfully, the memory is blurry. To the best of my knowledge my Mum bought 555 from Burnley Football Club.
by exilecanada
Sat Mar 14, 2020 5:36 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Newsagents by Turf
Replies: 66
Views: 3041

Re: Newsagents by Turf

ralphdpomeroy wrote:
Fri Mar 13, 2020 8:02 pm
Yes I grew up àt 359 and went to school with Adam's youngest daughter
We lived at 349, before moving up the road to 555.
by exilecanada
Sat Mar 14, 2020 5:33 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Newsagents by Turf
Replies: 66
Views: 3041

Re: Newsagents by Turf

Is my memory correct that Adam Blacklaw had the newsagents at the corner of Rimington Ave & Brunshaw Road before he became a pub landlord? That's correct. The time line is a bit blurry, but wasn't that paper shop once owned by a Mr Mullins, he had a daughter called Angela, if memory serves. Not sur...
by exilecanada
Fri Mar 06, 2020 4:59 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The Hollies
Replies: 33
Views: 1774

Re: The Hollies

My sister used to be friends with Bobby Elliot back in the day. He lived not far from us at the time.
by exilecanada
Fri Feb 28, 2020 4:14 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Did anyone fly on Concorde?
Replies: 60
Views: 1975

Re: Did anyone fly on Concorde?

I was in Boeing at Sheffield (Rotherham) last week, it’s still a bit quiet in there but no concerns around the 737 Max being back in the sky within the next 6 months. Allowing the 737 Max 8 to fly is one thing, persuading the paying public to board it is another. Not to mention the possible massive...
by exilecanada
Wed Feb 26, 2020 7:02 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Did anyone fly on Concorde?
Replies: 60
Views: 1975

Re: Did anyone fly on Concorde?

karatekid wrote:
Wed Feb 26, 2020 5:20 pm
Boeing are building a 75 seater called Boom that will be able to travel at Mach 2.2. Problem they are having is getting it to be environmentally friendly.

First order of business will be to get out of the 737 Max 8 debacle they created for themselves.

:lol:
by exilecanada
Wed Feb 26, 2020 4:59 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Did anyone fly on Concorde?
Replies: 60
Views: 1975

Re: Did anyone fly on Concorde?

Concorde did visit the Toronto Air Show a couple times back in the day, quite a sight to see, for sure. I'm surprised a modern version hasn't been built, I would imagine the market is there.
by exilecanada
Tue Feb 25, 2020 4:01 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Harvey Weinstein Guilty
Replies: 20
Views: 1593

Re: Harvey Weinstein Guilty

FactualFrank wrote:
Mon Feb 24, 2020 7:43 pm
I thought he was already dead.

Maybe you're confusing him with Jeffrey Epstein?
by exilecanada
Mon Feb 24, 2020 10:02 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Liverpool vs West Ham
Replies: 107
Views: 4164

Re: Liverpool vs West Ham

Brilliant game to watch! Hammers gave 'Pool a game, but 'Pool did what they've been doing all season long.......never gave up :D


And the icing on the cake is it kept West Ham down there :lol:
by exilecanada
Fri Feb 21, 2020 9:52 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Awkward British Problems :)
Replies: 48
Views: 1745

Re: Awkward British Problems :)

bfcjg wrote:
Fri Feb 21, 2020 6:28 pm
Someone bumps into you and it's you who apologises.

That's a typical Canadian trait, we do have a reputation of being polite, probably over-polite at times. :lol:
by exilecanada
Tue Feb 18, 2020 10:55 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Jimmy Greaves
Replies: 57
Views: 2634

Re: Jimmy Greaves

If memory serves, wasn't Greaves known as a 'baby liner' back in the day? From that video, he was much more than that!
by exilecanada
Tue Feb 18, 2020 10:52 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Who had a rattle?
Replies: 48
Views: 1328

Re: Who had a rattle?

I had a rattle, rosette, bobble cap and of course the obligatory scarf. Well decked out :D
by exilecanada
Tue Feb 18, 2020 2:10 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Imagine being on this flight !!!
Replies: 19
Views: 2355

Re: Imagine being on this flight !!!

No big deal. It's within the operational limits of the aeroplane and operating to those limits is what the pilot gets his over-inflated salary for. At a guess I'd say the A380 is less affected by gusts than smaller aeroplanes because of its huge mass. I would disagree with your ‘over- inflated sala...
by exilecanada
Sun Feb 16, 2020 8:41 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Private Message.
Replies: 15
Views: 1874

Re: Private Message.

ClaretTony wrote:
Sun Feb 16, 2020 3:36 pm
As for not receive a reply, where did you send your request? It definitely hasn’t been received.

I used admin@uptheclarets.com. If that’s incorrect, what’s the correct contact info?
by exilecanada
Sun Feb 16, 2020 2:52 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Private Message.
Replies: 15
Views: 1874

Private Message.

How do I go about sending a private message? I did contact admin a few days ago asking the same question, haven't received a reply.

Thanks in advance.
by exilecanada
Fri Feb 14, 2020 7:31 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Man City banned from Europe
Replies: 115
Views: 3262

Re: Man City banned from Europe

Move along, nothing to see here! What's betting the ban will be reduced to a token fine and a slap on the wrist after the appeal is heard?

:evil:
by exilecanada
Tue Feb 11, 2020 1:03 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: what games have you attended with highest attendance ?
Replies: 62
Views: 1581

Re: what games have you attended with highest attendance ?

Bfc wrote:
Tue Feb 11, 2020 12:35 am

ExileinCanada, if you had ginger hair and I think called Paul, who lived in Fulledge, I was stood next to you, when you were hit, smack on the back your head, by a empty half whisky bottle.


Damn small world! That would be me, although it was my Grandfather who lived on Mitella St.
by exilecanada
Mon Feb 10, 2020 9:58 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: what games have you attended with highest attendance ?
Replies: 62
Views: 1581

Re: what games have you attended with highest attendance ?

exilecanada I was at those three games as well but I don't remember seeing you there. :D That’s strange, I didn’t see you either, or maybe you were stood next to me!!…..... :lol: I don’t suppose you were at the BFC/Fulham FA Cup semi-final at Villa Park, Mar ’62, attendance 59,989? I was, albeit no...
by exilecanada
Mon Feb 10, 2020 8:50 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: what games have you attended with highest attendance ?
Replies: 62
Views: 1581

Re: what games have you attended with highest attendance ?

1. May '62, BFC vs Spurs, Wembley, FA Cup Final. 100,000.

2.Feb '60, BFC vs Bradford, Turf Moor, FA Cup replay. 52,850.

3. Mar '60, BFC vs Rovers, Turf Moor, FA Cup. 51,501.
by exilecanada
Fri Feb 07, 2020 3:49 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: What's your second sport?
Replies: 115
Views: 2269

Re: What's your second sport?

I`ll raise you on the baseball match ! I've been a few times to watch The Blue Jays including in the season they won the world series for the first time and I did quite enjoy it. The last time I went was 3 or 4 years ago and it ended up breaking records for the longest match....and it was painfully...
by exilecanada
Thu Feb 06, 2020 7:53 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: What's your second sport?
Replies: 115
Views: 2269

Re: What's your second sport?

Ps. Either cricket or baseball is my 2nd sport. Love baseball - of course it helps to have a team to follow (I'm a massive Blue Jays fan) I’m a big baseball fan as well, Blue Jays are also my team, not surprising considering I’m in SW Ontario and Blue Jays are the only Canadian team. We did have Mo...
by exilecanada
Wed Feb 05, 2020 7:30 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Great Burnley tackles in pictures
Replies: 29
Views: 2694

Re: Great Burnley tackles in pictures

Brian O'Neil's sliding tackles were worthy of the entrance fee alone.. Can't find any pics though. Our Brian didn't take many prisoners :lol: Covered in mud from head to toe, with the angelic look of "who me?" after he'd almost taken the opponents feet off by the ankles.....priceless. Happy days :D
by exilecanada
Wed Feb 05, 2020 7:24 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Lionel Messi playing in the Prem next season?
Replies: 31
Views: 2153

Re: Lionel Messi playing in the Prem next season?

beddie wrote:
Wed Feb 05, 2020 7:14 pm
I wouldn't have thought he would need the money, but can you really see him leaving the lovely Spanish climate and lifestyle to come to Manchester. I hope he does of course. :)
A few suitcases full of legal tender may sway his decision :D
by exilecanada
Tue Feb 04, 2020 7:43 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: What's your second sport?
Replies: 115
Views: 2269

Re: What's your second sport?

Where do you play exile ? Going to Crown Isle on Vancouver Island at end of April. Sadly caddying not playing ! Well, I'm in SW Ontario, currently minus 7 and snow covered, so I won't get out until mid/late April at best :lol: Although I may get a couple rounds in when I go to Montego Bay, Jamaica ...
by exilecanada
Tue Feb 04, 2020 7:12 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: What's your second sport?
Replies: 115
Views: 2269

Re: What's your second sport?

Playing; Golf

Watching; Motorsports, particularly IMSA series events.
by exilecanada
Tue Feb 04, 2020 7:01 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: 49ers v Chiefs Super Bowl
Replies: 61
Views: 986

Re: 49ers v Chiefs Super Bowl

IanMcL wrote:
Mon Feb 03, 2020 5:07 pm
Americans won.
And the winning team was probably crowned 'World Champions'


:lol:
by exilecanada
Tue Feb 04, 2020 6:59 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Whatever happened to the Central League? (part 2)
Replies: 17
Views: 901

Re: Whatever happened to the Central League? (part 2)

I'd go on Central League games often back in the day, was excellent for autograph hunting. Quite often the opposition would field well known players, either coming back from injury or been dropped from the 1st team for some reason.
by exilecanada
Mon Feb 03, 2020 3:33 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Cryogenics
Replies: 39
Views: 1366

Re: Cryogenics

Austin Powers highly recommends Cryogenics.

:D :lol:
by exilecanada
Sun Feb 02, 2020 7:09 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: David Jason
Replies: 57
Views: 2869

Re: David Jason

Everyone's favourite 'Fools and Horses' scene:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=63rcdLeXiU8
by exilecanada
Wed Jan 29, 2020 10:54 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Tonight's Footy.
Replies: 36
Views: 1675

Re: Tonight's Footy.

On the same point, over here in yank land they list the away team first in the NFL for some reason - does my head in !! Ya, it’s same in NHL, NBA, I’ve never understood why. Mind you they do many things ‘bass ackwards’ on this side of the pond! Driving on the wrong side of the road for instance! :l...
by exilecanada
Wed Jan 22, 2020 10:24 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Manure versus MIGHTY CLARETS
Replies: 388
Views: 13117

Re: Man Utd versus MIGHTY CLARETS

Words can't describe this historic victory. :D

JRod's goal was a stunner! :lol:
by exilecanada
Mon Jan 20, 2020 3:43 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Venice tips
Replies: 27
Views: 985

Re: Venice tips

Don't forget to pack the hip-waders :lol:
by exilecanada
Fri Jan 17, 2020 7:35 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Basil Brush's Mr Derek passes away
Replies: 24
Views: 1126

Re: Basil Brush's Mr Derek passes away

Heartbeat is re-run here weekly, has been for at least the last decade, one of the best TV shows ever.

R.I.P Mr Blaketon.
by exilecanada
Tue Dec 31, 2019 7:01 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: How Many Points This Season Will Be Needed
Replies: 30
Views: 2317

Re: How Many Points This Season Will Be Needed

40 will be the absolute minimum requirement this season,and........if we don't pick up 3 tomorrow, the decent first half could go south in an awful hurry. One has to think Norwich are toast, the other two occupants are a crap shoot.
by exilecanada
Tue Dec 31, 2019 6:32 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Will you be awake at Midnight &....
Replies: 38
Views: 1323

Re: Will you be awake at Midnight &....

A nice dinner with a friend, a few glasses of wine while watching a couple of movies. Definitely be in the sack before midnight, Burnley game is an early start this side of the pond, 7:30 our time! :x
by exilecanada
Wed Dec 25, 2019 9:02 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Merry Christmas to all Clarets worldwide.
Replies: 23
Views: 849

Re: Merry Christmas to all Clarets worldwide.

Escaped Vancouvers cold for a bit of sun. Cold in Vancouver? Ya right, you 'left coasters' don't know what cold is :D It's currently +6 here in Southern Ontario, quite balmy for this time of year. I have no clue how those in 'Winterpeg' (Winnipeg to the uninitiated) handle minus a zillion Celsius. ...
by exilecanada
Tue Dec 24, 2019 2:12 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Merry Christmas to all Clarets worldwide.
Replies: 23
Views: 849

Re: Merry Christmas to all Clarets worldwide.

Merry Christmas and a happy, healthy New Year from Southern Ontario.

Minus 7 Celsius at the moment, not a cloud in the sky, lovely morning :D
by exilecanada
Tue Dec 24, 2019 4:55 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Best sexy music
Replies: 24
Views: 995

Re: Best sexy music

by exilecanada
Sat Dec 14, 2019 8:14 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Cant watch much more of that
Replies: 115
Views: 4878

Re: Cant watch much more of that

I really don’t understand some posters on this board……………what do the ‘naysayers’ want? Do they really expect us to outplay teams with far more resources than us? I was around to see Jimmy Mac, Adamson, Angus, Elder, Lochhead et al and, I for one, never expected to see Burnley back in the PL! We shou...
by exilecanada
Thu Dec 05, 2019 3:39 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Thanks for your patience and welcome back
Replies: 83
Views: 3353

Re: Thanks for your patience and welcome back

Good to have the site back up and running, congrat's to the techie's.
by exilecanada
Tue Nov 26, 2019 10:19 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Clubshop
Replies: 29
Views: 2143

Re: Clubshop

I’ve ordered a couple of items from club shop in the last couple years, never had an issue, always arrived in good condition at my door within a week. Overseas shipping is a flat rate, no matter the location. BTW, in post #2, ‘burnmark’ mentioned a gillet, I’ve never heard that word before, had to l...
by exilecanada
Fri Nov 22, 2019 10:52 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Ken Burns Documentary
Replies: 15
Views: 944

Re: Ken Burns Documentary

Ken Burns has been producing top quality documentaries for what seems like forever, every subject matter one could imagine from Civil War, WW2, Prohibition, Vietnam War, Jazz and his latest… Country Music. It was broadcast here a few weeks back, I’m not a country music fan per se, I watched a few ep...
by exilecanada
Sun Nov 17, 2019 10:43 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Kosovo vs England
Replies: 121
Views: 4862

Re: Kosovo vs England

Only watched the second half but it was obvious Southgate changed his defensive strategy possibly to protect Pope from having to play out from the back. From what I saw there was nary a back pass to Pope. Popey is a far better shot stopper than Pickford, but Pickford is head and shoulder s above Pop...
by exilecanada
Sun Nov 10, 2019 2:01 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Ben Mee’s goal
Replies: 33
Views: 2866

Re: Ben Mee’s goal

The way Westwood delivers them corners it must be horrific for a goalie. Westwood has got those corners down to fine art, must be nightmare to defend. ‘Bashley’ also has it down pat, how he dances around to distract the goalie. The opposition know it’s coming, more power to Dyche and his crew in ma...