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by Billy Balfour
Thu Sep 24, 2020 2:53 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ALK Capital...
Replies: 409
Views: 17580

Re: ALK Capital...

I'd ask ALK what's in it for them and what are their expectations. A truthful answer would save you the time in asking a whole heap of questions.
by Billy Balfour
Wed Sep 23, 2020 11:30 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Covid lifestyle changes you will keep
Replies: 32
Views: 1013

Re: Covid lifestyle changes you will keep

Drinking has been cutdown to savouring a couple of hoppy beer cans at the weekend and sharing a decent bottle of red maybe once a week. We haven't been in a pub since the beginning of March.

Really miss going to see bands at the Trades Club and the small venues in Manchester or the Bru in Leeds.
by Billy Balfour
Wed Sep 23, 2020 10:25 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Covid lifestyle changes you will keep
Replies: 32
Views: 1013

Re: Covid lifestyle changes you will keep

Yep, social distancing. Hell is other people.
by Billy Balfour
Wed Sep 23, 2020 9:04 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Who likes Boris?
Replies: 212
Views: 3640

Re: Who likes Boris?

Really struggling to get my head around people who think he's likeable. What's there to actually like? He's got funny hair. I'm being serious. When he first became a 'personality' I overheard someone say "I like Boris, he's got funny hair". On another note - I've no time whatsoever for the SNP or i...
by Billy Balfour
Tue Sep 22, 2020 8:33 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Who likes Boris?
Replies: 212
Views: 3640

Re: Who likes Boris?

He's floundering badly, well out of his depth and worst of all, he damn well knows it.

He'll be gone soon enough. Just can't see him being around this time next year.
by Billy Balfour
Tue Sep 22, 2020 8:27 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Who likes Boris?
Replies: 212
Views: 3640

Re: Who likes Boris?

Inchy wrote:
Tue Sep 22, 2020 8:20 pm
Believe it or not you can think Boris is a f*cking moron and also not be a leftist.

Any right minded Tory voter can see Boris for the clown he is
My Tory voting dad, for one.
by Billy Balfour
Tue Sep 22, 2020 8:19 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Who likes Boris?
Replies: 212
Views: 3640

Re: Who likes Boris?

What a speech. The Poundshop Churchill patronises the nation.
by Billy Balfour
Mon Sep 21, 2020 6:42 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: PS5
Replies: 54
Views: 1822

Re: PS5

Too early for me to jump in even though the specs look rather tempting. I usually wait 18 months or so for the first significant price drop. I won't pay through the nose to be an unpaid beta testers.
by Billy Balfour
Sun Sep 20, 2020 8:04 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Patrice Evra
Replies: 21
Views: 2203

Re: Patrice Evra

There should be a govt inquiry. We have to get to the troot.
by Billy Balfour
Sat Sep 19, 2020 8:58 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Patrice Evra
Replies: 21
Views: 2203

Re: Patrice Evra

Sky football punditry. What a load of vacuous nonsense. Still, at least it keeps the proles happy while they gladly pay up each month.
by Billy Balfour
Sat Sep 19, 2020 8:39 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Patrice Evra
Replies: 21
Views: 2203

Re: Patrice Evra

Oh well. Very sorry, and please don't sue us.
by Billy Balfour
Wed Sep 16, 2020 2:50 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Should Furlough end ?
Replies: 61
Views: 1692

Re: Should Furlough end ?

It should only be paid to those who have to shield on GPs advice and for those industries that cannot open up like the ones named above - theatres, live music venues etc. Any employer caught 'misusing' the furlough scheme should be forced to pay the money back in full and also charged with fraud and...
by Billy Balfour
Wed Sep 16, 2020 1:08 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Favourite computer game
Replies: 106
Views: 1367

Re: Favourite computer game

Witcher 3 Skyrim Oblivion GTAutos from 3 onwards. Pro Evolution Soccer 6. I don't mind Assassin's Creed games, but I struggle to finish them, though I do have great hopes for Valhalla. We come from the land of the ice and snow From the midnight sun where the hot springs flow The hammer of the gods w...
by Billy Balfour
Wed Sep 16, 2020 12:31 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Battle of Britain Day
Replies: 27
Views: 618

Re: Battle of Britain Day

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by Billy Balfour
Tue Sep 15, 2020 8:43 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley in crisis
Replies: 105
Views: 8438

Re: Burnley in crisis

Hedontplayforyou wrote:
Tue Sep 15, 2020 4:25 pm
What happened to the so called Egyptian lot looking to takeover?
They walked, like an Egyptian.
by Billy Balfour
Tue Sep 15, 2020 12:45 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Gary Lineker
Replies: 9
Views: 521

Re: Gary Lineker

Oh no. This is bad news. I wanted the BBC to give him a 25% pay increase. It would have been fun watching the permanently angry brigade boil over.
by Billy Balfour
Fri Sep 11, 2020 9:12 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Diana Rigg dies
Replies: 26
Views: 1553

Re: Diana Rigg dies

Thanks for that. I'll lookout for the ITV 4 listings and record the series.
by Billy Balfour
Fri Sep 11, 2020 9:03 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Diana Rigg dies
Replies: 26
Views: 1553

Re: Diana Rigg dies

Cheers, Wile.
by Billy Balfour
Fri Sep 11, 2020 8:44 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Alexa
Replies: 19
Views: 946

Re: Alexa

Alexa - will 'blasted' Rovers win promotion this season?

Alexa: Don't be a dick.
by Billy Balfour
Fri Sep 11, 2020 8:39 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Diana Rigg dies
Replies: 26
Views: 1553

Re: Diana Rigg dies

BTW: Are the 1960s Avenger episodes repeated - maybe on some obscure TV channel?
by Billy Balfour
Fri Sep 11, 2020 8:38 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Diana Rigg dies
Replies: 26
Views: 1553

Re: Diana Rigg dies

The young Diana Rigg was before my time, but what an attractive natural beauty and a good actress too throughout her life.
by Billy Balfour
Wed Sep 09, 2020 9:21 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Art
Replies: 68
Views: 1474

Re: Art

I would love to own an original by Francis Bacon. Maybe one of 'his' popes.
by Billy Balfour
Wed Sep 09, 2020 11:39 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Social gatherings of more than 6 people to be banned
Replies: 159
Views: 4572

Re: Social gatherings of more than 6 people to be banned

Red Fox Rocks Socks wrote:
Wed Sep 09, 2020 10:36 am
That’s a simple and easy solution that you and I can come up with in 30 seconds and agree on. The question is why can’t the powers that be as this would instantly make it the easiest thing in the world to enforce??????
I know. We are pretty rudderless.
by Billy Balfour
Wed Sep 09, 2020 10:31 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Social gatherings of more than 6 people to be banned
Replies: 159
Views: 4572

Re: Social gatherings of more than 6 people to be banned

Quickenthetempo wrote:
Wed Sep 09, 2020 10:26 am
Stop whinging.

If any of us had more than 6 friends we wouldn't be on here all the time.
Heh. Good one.
by Billy Balfour
Wed Sep 09, 2020 10:30 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Social gatherings of more than 6 people to be banned
Replies: 159
Views: 4572

Re: Social gatherings of more than 6 people to be banned

The problem with this is if people say they have asthma or anything else on the list that was released they don’t have to. My favourite of the woolly excuses is ‘would cause distress to wear a mask’ It makes enforcing it impossible I'd make them carry an exemption note from their GP. No mask + no n...
by Billy Balfour
Wed Sep 09, 2020 9:49 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Social gatherings of more than 6 people to be banned
Replies: 159
Views: 4572

Re: Social gatherings of more than 6 people to be banned

I would forced all large shopping centres and supermarkets to have security on their doors and stop anyone who doesn't wear a face mask from entering. They stepped up security during the panic buying and the March lockdown so there's no reason why they can't afford to hire door security. The superma...
by Billy Balfour
Wed Sep 09, 2020 9:29 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Social gatherings of more than 6 people to be banned
Replies: 159
Views: 4572

Re: Social gatherings of more than 6 people to be banned

the science was right, we could have contained this virus effectively, but the vapid public continually ignore the advice and do whatever they please. its genuinely put me right off British people. by and large they are thick and uncaring. Same here. I've always been a bit of a patriot, but I think...
by Billy Balfour
Wed Sep 09, 2020 9:21 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Social gatherings of more than 6 people to be banned
Replies: 159
Views: 4572

Re: Social gatherings of more than 6 people to be banned

Not one for using WW2 analogies, but it's the best I can do at this time of night. For 6 years the country and most of Europe was turned in its head. Nothing was normal. It was bad. Very bad. For 6 months we have had some inconveniences, and if you are really unfortunate you or relatives have been ...
by Billy Balfour
Wed Sep 09, 2020 9:10 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: All or nothing Spurs
Replies: 28
Views: 3058

Re: All or nothing Spurs

tim_noone wrote:
Tue Sep 08, 2020 10:40 pm
So Basically they'd be bang on??
Naughty.
by Billy Balfour
Tue Sep 08, 2020 5:05 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Greenwood & Foden in trouble
Replies: 103
Views: 5039

Re: Greenwood & Foden in trouble

Heh. Well you wouldn't think so judging by your comment upthread.
by Billy Balfour
Tue Sep 08, 2020 3:04 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: All or nothing Spurs
Replies: 28
Views: 3058

Re: All or nothing Spurs

I hope we don't ever do anything like this. The TV company would hang us out to dry. Both the town and club would be depicted as insular and backward. Also, when they interviewed fans, they would pick scruffy chavs and people who struggle to put two words together. Oh, and always show the shittiest ...
by Billy Balfour
Tue Sep 08, 2020 8:45 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Greenwood & Foden in trouble
Replies: 103
Views: 5039

Re: Greenwood & Foden in trouble

However, are they a pair of idiots, yes. If they put their grandma at risk on their return then that’s their responsibility. One of the most ill-informed comments I've read on here in a long while. Do you know what a pandemic is? It doesn't just stop at 'their grandma'. If it did we wouldn't be in ...
by Billy Balfour
Mon Sep 07, 2020 9:17 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: " Red Wall " seats ....
Replies: 154
Views: 4452

Re: " Red Wall " seats ....

The spending policies in Tory and Labour's manifestoes didn't stand up to scrutiny. Both parties were promising the moon on a stick. The Tories won because of Brexit along with Labour's woeful campaign and its unpopular leader. I think the Tories will ditch Johnson before the next GE. The more the p...
by Billy Balfour
Mon Sep 07, 2020 8:57 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: " Red Wall " seats ....
Replies: 154
Views: 4452

Re: " Red Wall " seats ....

The worst thing to happen to Labour was the 2017 GE result.
by Billy Balfour
Mon Sep 07, 2020 7:13 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: " Red Wall " seats ....
Replies: 154
Views: 4452

Re: " Red Wall " seats ....

It's not just a Labour thing. There are solid blue parts of the country where they'll elect any idiot wearing a blue rosette.
by Billy Balfour
Mon Sep 07, 2020 7:01 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: " Red Wall " seats ....
Replies: 154
Views: 4452

Re: " Red Wall " seats ....

No new 'middle way' or new right wing party will break the mainly two party FPTP system we have for General Elections. 38,300 votes to elect each Conservative MP 50,817 to elect each Labour MP 334,122 to elect each Liberal Democrat 642,303 votes for zero Brexit Party MPs 864,743 to elect one Green MP
by Billy Balfour
Mon Sep 07, 2020 3:35 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Greenwood & Foden in trouble
Replies: 103
Views: 5039

Re: Greenwood & Foden in trouble

Make them rewatch Saturday's game 12 times.
by Billy Balfour
Thu Sep 03, 2020 2:31 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Gary Lineker
Replies: 116
Views: 4275

Re: Gary Lineker

MrTopTier wrote:
Thu Sep 03, 2020 2:08 pm
Could be worse, imagine if he ended up at your house.
I think freedom from torture and degrading treatment is covered under the Human Rights Act.
by Billy Balfour
Thu Sep 03, 2020 12:56 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Gary Lineker
Replies: 116
Views: 4275

Re: Gary Lineker

People frothing about a TV presenter while giving a free pass to the incompetent Home Sec - tells you everything, doesn't it.
by Billy Balfour
Thu Sep 03, 2020 12:43 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Gary Lineker
Replies: 116
Views: 4275

Re: Gary Lineker

I couldn't give a toss about Lineker - he's not in power. The shower who are couldn't run a bath. We get tough talking, but that's all we get. Same with the World Beating App etc. It's all bluster and it's about the only thing they are good at.
by Billy Balfour
Thu Sep 03, 2020 12:34 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Gary Lineker
Replies: 116
Views: 4275

Re: Gary Lineker

Maybe some of you should save your angst for Priti Patel, rather than Lineker. Despite all her tough talking - a record 409 illegal immigrants crossed the Channel on Wednesday.
by Billy Balfour
Sun Aug 30, 2020 8:42 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Rolls Royce
Replies: 120
Views: 5685

Re: Rolls Royce

What a thread. Workers are about to lose their livelihoods and we have people banging on like schoolchildren bickering over a "I'm considerably more knowledgeable than you" game. Pathetic.
by Billy Balfour
Fri Aug 28, 2020 11:29 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: On a scale of 1 to 10...
Replies: 44
Views: 2041

Re: On a scale of 1 to 10...

I no longer have a season ticket and have to pick and choose my games due to work commitments, but it will be a 10 if I'm answering on the behalf of my season ticket holding wife and two pan lids.
by Billy Balfour
Fri Aug 28, 2020 10:11 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Significant changes to commercial radio in the next 24 hours
Replies: 29
Views: 1712

Re: Significant changes to commercial radio in the next 24 hours

I liked 6Music when it was an alternative/indie music station. Recent changes have seen it trying to be a 'please all' station while positioning itself between R1 and R2. Nowadays it's a bit too mainstream for me apart from Marc Riley and maybe one or two others who play new or underplayed alternati...
by Billy Balfour
Fri Aug 28, 2020 9:26 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Maguire in the mire ?
Replies: 139
Views: 8880

Re: Maguire in the mire ?

Anyway, let's not get sidetracked.

To me, it sounds like he got bladdered while being on an all day sesh and kicked off, then started giving it the old 'do you know who I am' treatment.
by Billy Balfour
Fri Aug 28, 2020 9:19 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Maguire in the mire ?
Replies: 139
Views: 8880

Re: Maguire in the mire ?

Listened to his interview today, not wanting to appear cynical - could his little sister with her rolling eyes and passing in and out of consciousness been drunk?? After all they allegedly had been drinking most of the day, and racked up a hefty bar bill? Injected with a hypodermic syringe that con...
by Billy Balfour
Thu Aug 27, 2020 1:36 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Lib Dems ....
Replies: 8
Views: 379

Re: Lib Dems ....

Also, anyone who owned a pair of shoes.
by Billy Balfour
Thu Aug 27, 2020 1:01 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Lib Dems ....
Replies: 8
Views: 379

Re: Lib Dems ....

NottsClaret wrote:
Thu Aug 27, 2020 12:56 pm
Just to note, Keir Starmer is far from a toff. Solid upbringing, mum was a nurse and dad was a toolmaker. Good jobs, but hardly born with a silver spoon.
I also think they once lived in a council house, the upper-class git.