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by Billy Balfour
Tue Sep 10, 2019 1:06 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Arise Sir Geoffrey...
Replies: 89
Views: 2625

Re: Arise Sir Geoffrey...

The honours system should be shitcanned.
by Billy Balfour
Sun Sep 08, 2019 8:30 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Drink water injury
Replies: 463
Views: 25108

Re: Drink water injury

Steddyman wrote:He helped Joey to turn around his career and let's hope he can do the same with Danny.


Joey was our player - that's the big difference. If Drinkwater wants help, then he can get it at Chelsea. We can't afford to carry passengers, especially ones who are here on loan.
by Billy Balfour
Sat Sep 07, 2019 5:13 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Scarborough - BBC1
Replies: 49
Views: 2235

Re: Scarborough - BBC1

Steve1956 wrote:If you watched that rubbish last night mate you would understand what I mean,the last good sitcom anyone ever made was About forty years ago.


Have you ever watched Father Ted?
by Billy Balfour
Sat Sep 07, 2019 5:11 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Scarborough - BBC1
Replies: 49
Views: 2235

Re: Scarborough - BBC1

fidelcastro wrote:Like whom laughing at what? :?


Someone said on this thread that you aren't allowed to laugh at 'certain things' . My comment was rephrasing Stewart Lee's "These days, if you say you're English, you get locked up and thrown in jail" sketch.
by Billy Balfour
Sat Sep 07, 2019 2:37 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Scarborough - BBC1
Replies: 49
Views: 2235

Re: Scarborough - BBC1

Aclaret wrote:Today you arnt allowed to laugh at certain things.


These days our prisons are rammed full of people who got caught laughing at certain things.
by Billy Balfour
Sat Sep 07, 2019 2:35 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Scarborough - BBC1
Replies: 49
Views: 2235

Re: Scarborough - BBC1

Steve1956 wrote:Chubby is slumming it these days......


He certainly knows his audience, I'll give him that.
by Billy Balfour
Thu Sep 05, 2019 1:22 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: The Naked Truth
Replies: 13953
Views: 256053

Re: Brexit: The Naked Truth

Lancasterclaret wrote:He's loved by those that love him, and absolutely loathed by everybody else.


Aye, you only need to look at South Thanet in 2015.
by Billy Balfour
Wed Sep 04, 2019 7:15 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: The Naked Truth
Replies: 13953
Views: 256053

Re: Brexit: The Naked Truth

by Billy Balfour
Wed Sep 04, 2019 8:21 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: The Naked Truth
Replies: 13953
Views: 256053

Re: Brexit: The Naked Truth

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by Billy Balfour
Tue Sep 03, 2019 10:27 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: The Naked Truth
Replies: 13953
Views: 256053

Re: Brexit: The Naked Truth

I hope he deselects the lot. The fallout will reverberate around the Tory Party for at least a generation. To be realistic for a moment, even he's not that stupid. On second thoughts...
by Billy Balfour
Tue Sep 03, 2019 10:24 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: The Naked Truth
Replies: 13953
Views: 256053

Re: Brexit: The Naked Truth

Wish I got paid for sleeping at work.
by Billy Balfour
Tue Sep 03, 2019 9:56 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: The Naked Truth
Replies: 13953
Views: 256053

Re: Brexit: The Naked Truth

Bordeauxclaret wrote:Imagine ever looking at that guy or listening to him and thinking “yeah, he wants what’s best for me”.


You made me log-in to 'like' your post. I hate you.
by Billy Balfour
Tue Sep 03, 2019 8:46 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: employment issue
Replies: 16
Views: 1214

Re: employment issue

And don't ask me to sign for it. I'm not looking after it for 18 years.
by Billy Balfour
Tue Sep 03, 2019 6:47 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: The Naked Truth
Replies: 13953
Views: 256053

Re: Brexit: The Naked Truth

FTSE perked up after Johnson lost his majority. That must be a first - markets picking up after a CONSERVATIVE GOVT loses its majority. Then again, what do the markets know about the massive benefits of a no deal, eh? Also what does the CBI know about the benefits of a no deal? Or the farming unions...
by Billy Balfour
Tue Sep 03, 2019 3:58 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: The Naked Truth
Replies: 13953
Views: 256053

Re: Brexit: The Naked Truth

Phillip Lee (Con) joins the LibDems. That's the maj gone. The deselections threats and the Dominic Cummings hectoring has sure worked a treat, hasn't it.
by Billy Balfour
Fri Aug 30, 2019 2:50 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Dean Saunders jailed for ten weeks
Replies: 50
Views: 3272

Re: Dean Saunders jailed for ten weeks

agreenwood wrote:Idiot...


He only had one pint. :? I wouldn't like to see what he's like when he's had two.
by Billy Balfour
Fri Aug 30, 2019 2:46 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Dean Saunders jailed for ten weeks
Replies: 50
Views: 3272

Re: Dean Saunders jailed for ten weeks

Blackrod wrote:Radio 5 is good and has had a lot of consistently good presenters other than this Nihal guy who is on in the afternoons who is dreadful imo.


I put 6Music on. I can't be doing with his long rambling monologues.
by Billy Balfour
Thu Aug 29, 2019 2:35 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: The Naked Truth
Replies: 13953
Views: 256053

Re: Brexit: The Naked Truth

Rees-Mogg reckons that a hard Brexit with strengthen the Union. What planet are these people actually on? They're either utterly deluded or playing their core-supporters for fools.
by Billy Balfour
Thu Aug 29, 2019 9:24 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: The Naked Truth
Replies: 13953
Views: 256053

Re: Brexit: The Naked Truth

Businesses holding off investment and multinationals getting ready to pack their bags. Many medium size businesses, well those that can do so, will do the same and some indeed already have. Anyway, let's not be sad. We can suck up to Trump, decimate British faming, eat bleached chicken and sell off ...
by Billy Balfour
Thu Aug 29, 2019 9:01 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: The Naked Truth
Replies: 13953
Views: 256053

Re: Brexit: The Naked Truth

What a **** sandwich and absolute madness. I'm so glad that a company I'm 'involved' with had the foresight to make contingency plans and relocated the main part of their business to The Netherlands . No Deal would screw over them within six months along with everything we have worked for over the y...
by Billy Balfour
Wed Aug 28, 2019 4:44 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Power cut at Turf
Replies: 20
Views: 2056

Re: Power cut at Turf

Good.
by Billy Balfour
Wed Aug 28, 2019 4:19 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Power cut at Turf
Replies: 20
Views: 2056

Re: Power cut at Turf

Well let's hope they get it sorted soon or else the game might be off.
by Billy Balfour
Wed Aug 28, 2019 4:17 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Dean Saunders jailed for ten weeks
Replies: 50
Views: 3272

Re: Dean Saunders jailed for ten weeks

The story at the link? Top bullshit. https://www.google.co.uk/amp/s/amp.theguardian.com/football/2016/sep/07/brian-clough-dean-saunders-nottingham-forest Clough had taken his side to the FA Cup final that year, one of six Wembley visits in four seasons. He obviously rated Saunders – who has been in...
by Billy Balfour
Wed Aug 28, 2019 4:14 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Dean Saunders jailed for ten weeks
Replies: 50
Views: 3272

Re: Dean Saunders jailed for ten weeks

How can you tell when someone isn’t excessively over the limit if they don’t provide samples? I'm at a loss as to what you are getting at here, Benny. You said the sentence was 'rather harsh' and I pointed out that he refused to cooperate with the police. Anyway, I'll leave it at that. I just can't...
by Billy Balfour
Wed Aug 28, 2019 1:01 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Dean Saunders jailed for ten weeks
Replies: 50
Views: 3272

Re: Dean Saunders jailed for ten weeks

cricketfieldclarets wrote:Driving on a phone is a much bigger issue though. Can’t believe how common it is.


Someone nearly wiped me out the other week. They were on the wrong side of the road while jabbering on a mobile phone. The law is too lenient. It should be a three month ban because the current sanction isn't working.
by Billy Balfour
Wed Aug 28, 2019 12:51 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Dean Saunders jailed for ten weeks
Replies: 50
Views: 3272

Re: Dean Saunders jailed for ten weeks

Saunders says he only had two pints. So why didn't he comply with the breath test? We know, don't we and so did the judge.
by Billy Balfour
Wed Aug 28, 2019 12:44 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Dean Saunders jailed for ten weeks
Replies: 50
Views: 3272

Re: Dean Saunders jailed for ten weeks

While we are on about drink driving. Outright bans should be given to those who have three DD convictions. I'd also give out lifetime bans to those on their second DD offence if they were excessively over the limit.
by Billy Balfour
Wed Aug 28, 2019 12:31 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Dean Saunders jailed for ten weeks
Replies: 50
Views: 3272

Re: Dean Saunders jailed for ten weeks

Devils_Advocate wrote:I hope they allow him to still do his radio as behind Parlour he's probably Brazil's best co-presenter


That's Talkshite for you. Terrible station. It's the pondlife of radio. Say what you want about BBC, but R5 is great. And so is 6Music.
by Billy Balfour
Wed Aug 28, 2019 12:24 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Dean Saunders jailed for ten weeks
Replies: 50
Views: 3272

Re: Dean Saunders jailed for ten weeks

Anyway, I'd have given him the maximum ban and jail term .
by Billy Balfour
Wed Aug 28, 2019 12:22 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Dean Saunders jailed for ten weeks
Replies: 50
Views: 3272

Re: Dean Saunders jailed for ten weeks

BennyD wrote:That’s rather harsh, it’s normally just a 12 month ban.


That's when a DD isn't excessively over the limit and they cooperate by providing a breath test or blood sample. HTH.
by Billy Balfour
Wed Aug 28, 2019 12:18 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Carabao Cup 3rd round draw
Replies: 28
Views: 1758

Re: Carabao Cup 3rd round draw

There's no doubt that the second string is the best I've seen in my lifetime. Also their professionalism. Mind you, my first game was the Orient one. The days when a couple of hungover players would be in the team on a Saturday are long gone and I hope they never return.
by Billy Balfour
Wed Aug 28, 2019 11:13 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Carabao Cup 3rd round draw
Replies: 28
Views: 1758

Re: Carabao Cup 3rd round draw

It will be the same as before regarding the squad for the game and you can't really blame our management team when we have higher priorities, though I would love to see us make a good go of the FC Cup.
by Billy Balfour
Wed Aug 28, 2019 10:48 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Bury : No Wages
Replies: 704
Views: 41865

Re: Bury : No Wages

I hope thorough changes are made to the EFL 'fit and proper person' test. In its current state it's not fit for purpose. It's utterly deplorable what's gone on.
by Billy Balfour
Wed Aug 28, 2019 10:41 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Help find this man..
Replies: 28
Views: 2903

Re: Help find this man..

Leisure wrote:I don't really think that all this speculation/gossip/second guessing etc is helpful. Why don't we just let the Police get on with it and then we'll hopefully find out the truth.


This.

Let the investigation and the judicial process take their course.
by Billy Balfour
Wed Aug 28, 2019 8:45 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The Amazon rainforest
Replies: 72
Views: 2320

Re: The Amazon rainforest

No Ney Never wrote: they'd each give up a portion of their land to forest that would cumulatively equal what is being lost in Brazil and we'd be no worse off.


You cannot simply replicate the biodiversity of a rainforest. It takes thousands of years to do so.
by Billy Balfour
Mon Aug 26, 2019 1:52 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Poor following yesterday
Replies: 53
Views: 3579

Re: Poor following yesterday

And football is no longer a cheap sport to follow away on a regular basis, especially if you're a football family where both adults want to go and the kids too.
by Billy Balfour
Mon Aug 26, 2019 1:47 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Poor following yesterday
Replies: 53
Views: 3579

Re: Poor following yesterday

A Sunday fixture on a bank holiday weekend during the summer holidays. Also it's not the kind of place you would go for a bank holiday weekend break.
by Billy Balfour
Sun Aug 25, 2019 9:06 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: England v Australia 3rd Ashes Test
Replies: 490
Views: 12592

Re: England v Australia 3rd Ashes Test

What a comeback. My nerves were proper shredded at the end. Who says cricket is dull, eh.
by Billy Balfour
Sun Aug 25, 2019 8:58 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Barbeque
Replies: 40
Views: 1686

Re: Barbeque

Just had a great bbq ... some rump steak and Lamb Shoulder fillet along with Salads and a Mrs BC special Kartoffel Salad ... washed down with several bottles of "Lancaster Bomber Ale" provided by our guests ... and 3 bottles of "Isla Negra" Red wine... We've just had one. I thou...
by Billy Balfour
Fri Aug 23, 2019 9:55 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Villa v Everton
Replies: 65
Views: 2816

Re: Villa v Everton

They deserved that second goal and the win. Everton were rubbish.
by Billy Balfour
Fri Aug 23, 2019 9:07 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: New shirt quality
Replies: 16
Views: 1366

Re: New shirt quality

My lad's home shirt is the same . Are the club now saying there is an issue with them plucking? They weren't up for exchanging it when my wife contacted them a couple of weeks ago.
by Billy Balfour
Fri Aug 23, 2019 9:02 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Villa v Everton
Replies: 65
Views: 2816

Re: Villa v Everton

Long may they continue to look elsewhere and continue to employ the latest Fancy Dan.
by Billy Balfour
Fri Aug 23, 2019 8:50 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Clarets for Foodbanks to launch at Liverpool game
Replies: 42
Views: 2034

Re: Clarets for Foodbanks to launch at Liverpool game

One of the richest countries in the world and people have to rely on foodbanks and many of those using the foodbanks are the working poor. BTW: I think it's highly commendable that some of our fans are getting involved in the food collections. It's also great to see that Up The Clarets are involved ...
by Billy Balfour
Fri Aug 23, 2019 7:09 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The Amazon rainforest
Replies: 72
Views: 2320

Re: The Amazon rainforest

Money will always come first until it's too late - then it will be worthless.
by Billy Balfour
Fri Aug 23, 2019 7:07 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Football and geography
Replies: 11
Views: 977

Re: Football and geography

claretabroad wrote:Haven't we always been at war with Eurasia?


I'm not sure, but he who controls the past controls the present, and he who controls the present controls the future.
by Billy Balfour
Thu Aug 15, 2019 2:33 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Woodstock 1969, fifty years ago today
Replies: 36
Views: 1438

Re: Woodstock 1969, fifty years ago today

TheFamilyCat wrote:It still is.


Haha. It wouldn't surprise me.
by Billy Balfour
Thu Aug 15, 2019 2:32 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Managerial casualty number one
Replies: 18
Views: 2396

Re: Managerial casualty number one

Got to give him his due. He did a good job for them in rather difficult circumstances.
by Billy Balfour
Thu Aug 15, 2019 9:13 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Woodstock 1969, fifty years ago today
Replies: 36
Views: 1438

Re: Woodstock 1969, fifty years ago today

When the film came out (1970?) I remember queuing for it in Burnley and the management were a bit worried that the film would spark off nudity, peace, love and drug taking and so they split the audience into males sitting on one side of the cinema and females on the other. Yeah, that sure sounds li...
by Billy Balfour
Wed Aug 14, 2019 1:16 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: New visitor to our bird feeder.
Replies: 61
Views: 2845

Re: New visitor to our bird feeder.

Bosscat wrote:We don't feed our birds on the floor, because of attracting rats etc.


He never fed them on the ground. They had a bird feeding station and a bird table. The rats were coming in at night feeding on the small bits that dropped onto the lawn.
by Billy Balfour
Wed Aug 14, 2019 1:01 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: New visitor to our bird feeder.
Replies: 61
Views: 2845

Re: New visitor to our bird feeder.

If you ever see signs of rats or their droppings - take the bird food away for a good few weeks. Our kid ignored this advice because, as he put it, it's probably just a single rat feeding at night. I told him there's never a 'single rat', there's always more and they will repeatedly visit any food s...

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