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by Billy Balfour
Mon Jul 22, 2019 12:58 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Fish and Chips at Fleetwood
Replies: 45
Views: 2034

Re: Fish and Chips at Fleetwood

Thanks for that, Dales.
by Billy Balfour
Mon Jul 22, 2019 11:01 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Fish and Chips at Fleetwood
Replies: 45
Views: 2034

Re: Fish and Chips at Fleetwood

We used to go to the fish & chip place at the end of the Ferry Cafe, but I think the owner died and the family didn't want to carry on running it. I've no idea if it's reopened or if it's any good?
by Billy Balfour
Mon Jul 22, 2019 9:42 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brierfield roadworks
Replies: 7
Views: 673

Re: Brierfield roadworks

Like mentioned above - the bypass or you could come off at junction 12 then head towards Nelson and turn right into Lomeshaye Rd at the lights, then turn right at the top into Hibson Rd. Mind you, it will probably be quicker going through the roadworks.
by Billy Balfour
Mon Jul 22, 2019 9:30 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Man on the Moon..
Replies: 105
Views: 1932

Re: Man on the Moon..

You cannot reason with the wilfully ignorant.
by Billy Balfour
Sun Jul 21, 2019 10:35 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: if you come to London, you're in, says...
Replies: 105
Views: 2913

Re: if you come to London, you're in, says...

Quickenthetempo wrote:I offered the chance for posters to explain what is great about our capital city.
Apart from great museums that most cities have, I'm struggling to see anything else put forward.


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by Billy Balfour
Sun Jul 21, 2019 10:32 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: if you come to London, you're in, says...
Replies: 105
Views: 2913

Re: if you come to London, you're in, says...

It's supposed to have nice bits but none the working class can enjoy. That's quite a snobby attitude you have there, if you don't mind me saying so. Basically, you're are saying that working class people don't enjoy world renowned museums, libraries, architecture and parks & gardens - all free ...
by Billy Balfour
Sat Jul 20, 2019 1:42 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Man on the Moon..
Replies: 105
Views: 1932

Re: Man on the Moon..

joey13 wrote:I think you will find a few have broken ranks , then disappeared


Disappeared - Nope

Pretended to have once worked for NASA - Yep

Died of old age - Yep
by Billy Balfour
Sat Jul 20, 2019 12:13 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: When the world was diverse
Replies: 5
Views: 364

Re: When the world was diverse

Pstotto wrote:...Each town in England had its specialist industry, each town its own accent and particularity of architecture


The past is a foreign country - they do things differently there.
by Billy Balfour
Fri Jul 19, 2019 6:32 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Influx of Painted Ladies
Replies: 13
Views: 1233

Re: Influx of Painted Ladies

They come over here, fluttering their fluttery wings, acting like they own the place while pollinating everything grows. It makes me sick.
by Billy Balfour
Fri Jul 19, 2019 6:13 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Injured Bird. Who can help?
Replies: 46
Views: 1427

Re: Injured Bird. Who can help?

The RSPB is set up to help birds as a species, not birds individually. They have enough funds and supporters to put watches on the nests of the occasional rare bird like osprey or golden eagle, but not on every sparrow's nest in the country. This. They also protect and provide habitats where endang...
by Billy Balfour
Wed Jul 17, 2019 8:30 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Prices in Krakow
Replies: 18
Views: 866

Re: Prices in Krakow

basil6345789 wrote:Used to be great value but EU has knackered it.


I wont mention the B-word.

The pound is currently the worst performing major currency in the world.
by Billy Balfour
Wed Jul 17, 2019 4:41 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Charlie Austin's rant at manager
Replies: 41
Views: 3415

Re: Charlie Austin's rant at manager

I've more chance of playing under Dyche (no not like that) than Charlie Austin.
by Billy Balfour
Sun Jul 14, 2019 5:48 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: England v New Zealand
Replies: 586
Views: 9615

Re: England v New Zealand

This is a good tense game, though. Proper cricket.
by Billy Balfour
Sun Jul 14, 2019 5:04 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: England v New Zealand
Replies: 586
Views: 9615

Re: England v New Zealand

This is going from us. I agree on the music - it's trash.
by Billy Balfour
Sun Jul 14, 2019 12:09 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Speeding Conviction Where Photo Inconclusive
Replies: 62
Views: 2162

Re: Speeding Conviction Where Photo Inconclusive

This is off topic, but driving related. The other day I was doing 70mph while driving down the M65 in the left hand lane towards Preston. The car behind was tailgating - not even a car's length from me. He could have overtaken at any point, but no, he was near enough glued to my bumper. If I slowed ...
by Billy Balfour
Fri Jul 12, 2019 1:24 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Parkview Chippy
Replies: 57
Views: 3457

Re: Parkview Chippy

The good old curry takeaway never gets the same 'condemnation' on here as fish & chips and McDonald's. I love a good curry. I also love decent fish & chips - McDonald's is usually a needs-must meal for me. BTW: What's the best place for fish and chips in the Burnley area? We used to nip down...
by Billy Balfour
Thu Jul 11, 2019 1:33 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Tommy Robinson Tuesday
Replies: 732
Views: 26118

Re: Tommy Robinson Tuesday

Does this mean he's now a failed asylum seeker?
by Billy Balfour
Thu Jul 11, 2019 12:06 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: 8 days to the moon and back - bbc 2
Replies: 56
Views: 1468

Re: 8 days to the moon and back - bbc 2

houseboy wrote:What were the first words spoken on the moon?


Planet Earth is blue and there's nothing I can do?
by Billy Balfour
Thu Jul 11, 2019 8:50 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: 8 days to the moon and back - bbc 2
Replies: 56
Views: 1468

Re: 8 days to the moon and back - bbc 2

Thanks for reminding me about this. I'll catch up on the iPlayer. They were brave men - all of them who went on the Apollo missions, from test pilots to moon landings. Can you imagine what it must be like to have utter loonbags coming up to them and trying to make them swear on the Bible - basically...
by Billy Balfour
Wed Jul 10, 2019 9:43 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Is Attenborough right?
Replies: 118
Views: 2882

Re: Is Attenborough right?

Nobody's turned it into a Farage/Robinson thread. We're discussing blatant hypocrisy and deceit - or at least the OP and several others seem to think we are. You might support these "bellends", a few of your "likes" certainly do, you might You were the one who mentioned them in ...
by Billy Balfour
Tue Jul 09, 2019 7:22 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Is Attenborough right?
Replies: 118
Views: 2882

Re: Is Attenborough right?

Those flights were cheap because others paid more.
by Billy Balfour
Tue Jul 09, 2019 6:52 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Is Attenborough right?
Replies: 118
Views: 2882

Re: Is Attenborough right?

If raising the cost of flights means some people have to go on holiday in the uk rather than Spain or wherever than I’m all for it. If that happened - then many holidays abroad would be the sole privilege of the upper-middle classes. I wouldn't like to be the politician who turned round to hard wor...
by Billy Balfour
Tue Jul 09, 2019 6:19 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Is Attenborough right?
Replies: 118
Views: 2882

Re: Is Attenborough right?

Aye, at least blokes like Farage and Robinson are honest. They're happy to feather their own nests at other people's expense........... Why bring those couple of bellends into this? There's enough hypocrisy when it comes to those who say "do as I say, not as I do" without turning this int...
by Billy Balfour
Tue Jul 09, 2019 5:59 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Is Attenborough right?
Replies: 118
Views: 2882

Re: Is Attenborough right?

I turn off when I read or see wealthy and privileged individuals telling us not to do the very same things that they have done or are doing.
by Billy Balfour
Tue Jul 09, 2019 2:01 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Tommy Robinson Tuesday
Replies: 732
Views: 26118

Re: Tommy Robinson Tuesday

Blimey. How many names does our saviour have? I know he was charged with contempt of court under the name of Stephen Yaxley-Lennon. I know he stood in the Euro elections as Tommy Robinson. Now maybe this is old news to some of you, but today I find out that he's used yet another name of Paul Harris....
by Billy Balfour
Tue Jul 09, 2019 1:47 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Tommy Robinson Tuesday
Replies: 732
Views: 26118

Re: Tommy Robinson Tuesday

It would be hilarious if Trump granted him asylum, the meltdown by some on here would be epic ! I'd welcome it. Anyway, didn't he enter the US illegally by using someone else's passport because he had previously been refused entry? That's quite a serious matter in any country, but especially so the...
by Billy Balfour
Tue Jul 09, 2019 1:37 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Tommy Robinson Tuesday
Replies: 732
Views: 26118

Re: Tommy Robinson Tuesday

Quickenthetempo wrote:Fair play, not many admit they're wrong on here.


Fair enough. I hadn't seen your other post. I clicked on the notification option when you quoted me.
by Billy Balfour
Tue Jul 09, 2019 1:16 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Tommy Robinson Tuesday
Replies: 732
Views: 26118

Re: Tommy Robinson Tuesday

Quickenthetempo wrote:Do you think such cost would be allowed if you or I where the ones prosecuted?


Looks like Turtle was right. I was giving you too much credit with regards to my previous post.
by Billy Balfour
Tue Jul 09, 2019 9:50 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Tommy Robinson Tuesday
Replies: 732
Views: 26118

Re: Tommy Robinson Tuesday

Our judiciary should consider contempt of court cases on a cost basis? I never had you down as a thicko, QTT.
by Billy Balfour
Tue Jul 09, 2019 8:59 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Tommy Robinson Tuesday
Replies: 732
Views: 26118

Re: Tommy Robinson Tuesday

Brave Sir Robinson.
by Billy Balfour
Sun Jul 07, 2019 2:30 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Me ant wife
Replies: 20
Views: 1564

Re: Me ant wife

I miss my ant wife. She ran off and joined a colony.
by Billy Balfour
Sun Jul 07, 2019 11:01 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Operation Mincemeat
Replies: 13
Views: 1200

Re: Operation Mincemeat

I watched this last week along with the Eddie Chapman documentary. I already knew quite a bit about Mincemeat, but hardly anything about Eddie Chapman. Eddie Chapman - a British subject who was awarded the Iron Cross. It's fascinating stuff, isn't it.
by Billy Balfour
Fri Jul 05, 2019 3:49 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Where will Burnley Finish
Replies: 56
Views: 2428

Re: Where will Burnley Finish

I'll be happy with anything that avoids a relegation battle in the final run up. 14/15th.
by Billy Balfour
Thu Jul 04, 2019 4:20 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: I'm an Influencer - can I have stuff for free?
Replies: 20
Views: 1155

Re: I'm an Influencer - can I have stuff for free?

That's good to hear.
by Billy Balfour
Thu Jul 04, 2019 4:18 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: I'm an Influencer - can I have stuff for free?
Replies: 20
Views: 1155

Re: I'm an Influencer - can I have stuff for free?

DustyBawls wrote::lol: :lol:

Strangest reply of 2019 is awarded to.......


Cheers. At least my work here hasn't all been in vain.
by Billy Balfour
Thu Jul 04, 2019 4:17 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: I'm an Influencer - can I have stuff for free?
Replies: 20
Views: 1155

Re: I'm an Influencer - can I have stuff for free?

FactualFrank wrote:Can the grip be around your neck? :)

And I've just been out - I work when I like... work when I like... I work from home, so I work when I likeeeee


It's ok, Frank. No need to explain yourself. It's a football forum, not the debating chamber at the UN. Take it easy.
by Billy Balfour
Thu Jul 04, 2019 3:33 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: I'm an Influencer - can I have stuff for free?
Replies: 20
Views: 1155

Re: I'm an Influencer - can I have stuff for free?

Yup. It's a business at the end of the day. I gave the article a quick read (although not sure why the OP has shortened it . Copyright. It's fine to post a section of an article, however, posting verbatim can cause problems for websites/forums and I always err on the side of caution and provide a l...
by Billy Balfour
Thu Jul 04, 2019 2:57 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: I'm an Influencer - can I have stuff for free?
Replies: 20
Views: 1155

Re: I'm an Influencer - can I have stuff for free?

But because it's young people on a platform we don't quite get lets get all outraged and self righteous at these 'freeloaders'. Nothing to do with your presumptions. I work in IT and I'm hardly an old codger and I certainly don't sneer or become outraged at those younger than myself. Thing is, it's...
by Billy Balfour
Thu Jul 04, 2019 10:54 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: I'm an Influencer - can I have stuff for free?
Replies: 20
Views: 1155

Re: I'm an Influencer - can I have stuff for free?

Fair play though, they’ve found a way of making money by doing **** all which is what we’d all love to do. Fair enough, but I don't think I could lower myself to scrounge free stuff from small traders - like an ice cream van. They try it on with none-chain restaurants too. Trying to get a free even...
by Billy Balfour
Thu Jul 04, 2019 10:03 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: I'm an Influencer - can I have stuff for free?
Replies: 20
Views: 1155

I'm an Influencer - can I have stuff for free?

Got to love this guy - he's told the freeloaders to 'do one'. 'We're anti-influencer': ice-cream truck makes Instagram 'stars' pay double CVT Soft Serve, a popular truck in Los Angeles, has started to receive weekly requests from self-proclaimed Instagram “influencers” who promise to post a photo of...
by Billy Balfour
Wed Jul 03, 2019 6:36 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley Express Tuesday edition to go
Replies: 24
Views: 2659

Re: Burnley Express Tuesday edition to go

I’ve totally given up with the website now. A headline today: Shock for Burnley as one of biggest high street names announces closure of 200 stores I thought the main Boots store on St James Street was being closed. I know this would be a blow and a 'shock' for the town centre, especially with rega...
by Billy Balfour
Tue Jul 02, 2019 9:57 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: England v USA
Replies: 239
Views: 4212

Re: England v USA

Jonathan Pearce must be being paid by The Women's FA or whatever it is to TRY to make out it's all exciting and absolutely scintillating STUFF, when it clearly isn't. It's slow and littered with mistakes and hospital passes you wouldn't see up Towneley. I won't be watching again in a hurry. (And th...
by Billy Balfour
Tue Jul 02, 2019 8:34 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Baggies and reggae
Replies: 11
Views: 845

Re: Baggies and reggae

They could play it on the beach, but The Tide Is High.
by Billy Balfour
Tue Jul 02, 2019 8:21 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: England v USA
Replies: 239
Views: 4212

Re: England v USA

Yeah, that cross was top dollar at any level of football.
by Billy Balfour
Mon Jul 01, 2019 12:25 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: C4 Conservative leader debate
Replies: 738
Views: 16446

Re: C4 Conservative leader debate

Hunt saying he would willingly tell people whose companies went bust after a no-deal Brexit that their sacrifice had been necessary - has be one of the biggest gaffs I've ever seen in a leadership race, especially one where the winner becomes PM. I thought Boris was an arrogant was a prick, but Hunt...
by Billy Balfour
Mon Jul 01, 2019 9:48 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: New Kit Launch
Replies: 151
Views: 6406

Re: New Kit Launch

It's crap.
by Billy Balfour
Sun Jun 30, 2019 9:48 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Air pollution
Replies: 15
Views: 483

Re: Air pollution

A transit van parked outside my gran's house the other day for 40 minutes with the engine running. Must have money to burn.
by Billy Balfour
Sun Jun 30, 2019 10:15 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Glastonbury 2019
Replies: 300
Views: 7419

Re: Glastonbury 2019

CoolClaret wrote:Really does show you the state of the nation then eh?

If that's popular then we may as well give up now then eh?
by Billy Balfour
Sat Jun 29, 2019 12:11 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Glastonbury 2019
Replies: 300
Views: 7419

Re: Glastonbury 2019

This year’s line up has been pretty ropey so far. For me this is one of the best lineups for years if you don't bother with the Pyramid Stage and head for the Other Stage, John Peel, Park Stage. Wish we had got tickets. Tame Impala, Goat Girl, Interpol, She Drew the Gun, Sharon Van Etten, Idles, Ma...
by Billy Balfour
Sat Jun 29, 2019 9:33 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Glastonbury 2019
Replies: 300
Views: 7419

Re: Glastonbury 2019

Liked what I heard of Fontaines DC. Check out their album - not a bad track on it. The Idles latest album is also worth checking out. I saw them live last year and they give it their all. This thread is great, especially when the Permanently Angry at Something brigade log-on to post. You think they...

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