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by claret2018
Fri Jul 03, 2020 6:10 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Worst Premier League XI this season
Replies: 18
Views: 848

Re: Worst Premier League XI this season

Whenever I get frustrated by our lack of transfers, I remember back to when everyone thought we should have broken the bank to sign Che Adams. A total waste of money by Southampton.
by claret2018
Thu Jul 02, 2020 12:03 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Saving Burnley Town Centre
Replies: 66
Views: 5728

Re: Saving Burnley Town Centre

I think town centres are going to have to move away from offering just shops to survive. I do almost all my non-food shopping online, or at out-of-town retail parks for anything I don't buy online. I don't live in Burnley, but if I fancied a day looking round shops, Burnley wouldn't even cross my mi...
by claret2018
Tue Jun 30, 2020 10:59 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Covid-19
Replies: 12988
Views: 258520

Re: Covid-19

Do we have a track and trace system? I genuinely have no idea. I thought they'd sacked off the idea.
by claret2018
Mon Jun 29, 2020 9:19 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The FA cup alive and well
Replies: 50
Views: 1304

Re: The FA cup alive and well

The prize money for winning it is next to nothing, so only the richest teams can afford to take it seriously. Add in the fact there is so much football available to watch now, it is just another game on tv, except without the ‘glamour’ of the PL or CL. I’d happily see one of the FA Cup or League Cup...
by claret2018
Sun Jun 28, 2020 11:34 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: England
Replies: 60
Views: 1634

Re: England

I’d say Kane is without a doubt a world class striker
by claret2018
Sun Jun 28, 2020 11:26 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: David Bowie - BBC Tonight
Replies: 52
Views: 1645

Re: David Bowie - BBC Tonight

I love Bowie and was there that night at Glastonbury. I don’t think he was in a particularly great creative period at the time of this performance but he just belted out his best stuff that night. For some reason I remember walking away being a little bit unimpressed, I think the band had a whiff of...
by claret2018
Sat Jun 27, 2020 5:54 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Movies you can see again and again
Replies: 108
Views: 2375

Re: Movies you can see again and again

For some reason, The Big Short for me. I could finish it, and immediately start it again.
by claret2018
Sat Jun 27, 2020 9:14 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: How was it for you ?
Replies: 34
Views: 1715

Re: How was it for you ?

I don’t have a season ticket, so watch them on tv more than most on here anyway. But the season now has a strange feeling to it for me, like it doesn’t really count for some reason. Maybe it’s because we’re safe now and I can’t see us challenging for top 8
by claret2018
Wed Jun 24, 2020 3:50 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Shopping list
Replies: 76
Views: 2607

Re: Shopping list

Brownhill is Hendrick's replacement, BPF is Hart's replacement so we need to address the winger situation over the summer. My guess is with a free transfer.
by claret2018
Tue Jun 23, 2020 5:13 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Covid-19
Replies: 12988
Views: 258520

Re: The lifting of Lockdown...

To be honest, yes. I don't think you can keep people locked down much longer, lots of people have been doing what they want for a while now anyway.

I won't be rushing to the pub because it'll be like new years eve for a few weeks, but I won't have a problem returning to 'normal'.
by claret2018
Tue Jun 23, 2020 3:58 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Football's Magic Money Tree
Replies: 4576
Views: 352036

Re: Football's Magic Money Tree

I don’t think Deloitte have been our auditors, certainly not in the last 10 or so years
by claret2018
Mon Jun 22, 2020 7:47 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Moneybags City vs The Mighty Clarets
Replies: 366
Views: 11881

Re: Moneybags City vs The Mighty Clarets

I fear it’s going to be one of those games tonight. 6 or 7 nil to City
by claret2018
Mon Jun 22, 2020 7:19 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Moneybags City vs The Mighty Clarets
Replies: 366
Views: 11881

Re: Moneybags City vs The Mighty Clarets

Barring an injury we won’t be making a substitution tonight, which seems like a bad idea given none of our players have played in months
by claret2018
Tue Jun 16, 2020 2:00 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Free school meals over summer.
Replies: 107
Views: 1651

Re: Free school meals over summer.

It makes you wonder what has happened to some people to get so frothing at the mouth over the idea of stopping kids going hungry over the summer.
by claret2018
Tue Jun 16, 2020 1:17 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Covid 19 and Cashless Society
Replies: 11
Views: 827

Re: Covid 19 and Cashless Society

I'm almost entirely cashless anyway - I think the only time I use it is parking at Gisburn forest, or the few pubs that don't take card.
by claret2018
Tue Jun 16, 2020 1:07 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Seafood Pub Company
Replies: 22
Views: 2241

Re: Seafood Pub Company

Covid aside, I think a lot of these type of pub/restaurants are in for a tough time. There seems to be so many in the area that are basically identical, serving the same sort of fairly boring 'posh' pub food and average beer. Personally I'm completely bored of places like this, and hopefully we'll s...
by claret2018
Mon Jun 15, 2020 9:48 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Seafood Pub Company
Replies: 22
Views: 2241

Re: Seafood Pub Company

I’m surprised more pubs and restaurants haven’t folded
by claret2018
Mon Jun 15, 2020 3:29 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Ikea planning to repay furlough payments
Replies: 16
Views: 783

Re: Ikea planning to repay furlough payments

It's an expensive bit of marketing.
by claret2018
Thu Jun 11, 2020 6:05 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Oh dear Blackburn Rovers...
Replies: 35
Views: 2564

Re: Oh dear Blackburn Rovers...

At a time when we're so divided, it's beautiful to see something like this to unite us.
by claret2018
Tue Jun 09, 2020 2:25 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Covid-19
Replies: 12988
Views: 258520

Re: Covid-19

I'm absolutely convinced I had it mid-late December. All the symptoms, including the loss of taste/smell.
by claret2018
Tue Jun 09, 2020 8:24 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Antony Joshua
Replies: 137
Views: 4042

Re: Antony Joshua

A lot of the sadly predictable comments on here show exactly why the marches are happening
by claret2018
Mon Jun 08, 2020 10:49 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Whiskey Drinkers
Replies: 68
Views: 1686

Re: Whiskey Drinkers

I thought JD was sour mash whiskey rather than bourbon, but may be wrong. Not a fan of JD, but love bourbon as well as single malt
by claret2018
Sun Jun 07, 2020 12:36 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: mcdonalds in shipley today
Replies: 43
Views: 2199

Re: mcdonalds in shipley today

I like McDonald’s, although only when I’m hungover. Double sausage and egg McMuffin especially.

I don’t think the quality of the food is any worse than what goes into the pies at turf moor, or the muck served up from the burger vans outside
by claret2018
Sat Jun 06, 2020 8:14 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Furlough
Replies: 74
Views: 2886

Re: Furlough

I just hope pushpin’s imaginary “internet business” isn’t hit too hard by the impending financial downturn.
by claret2018
Sat Jun 06, 2020 8:10 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Gin
Replies: 51
Views: 1482

Re: Gin

Normal gin with tonic is lovely. Not a fan of the fruit infused ones, they just taste like alcopops to me
by claret2018
Thu Jun 04, 2020 11:38 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Furlough
Replies: 74
Views: 2886

Re: Furlough

people can always get 2 jobs if they want the lifestyle they were used to. otherwise, cut back on spending, automate your savings and stop using credit cards. like I have said they are thousands of jobs out there. if they really want it they should be fine. I was worried about a global recession, o...
by claret2018
Wed Jun 03, 2020 3:12 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BBC overkill ....
Replies: 28
Views: 1630

Re: BBC overkill ....

Here’s the director general defending the content... They can broadcast fart sounds 24 hours a day for all I care because I don’t listen to it, I couldn’t think of anything more depressing than listening to the news constantly. I just thought it was reasonable for a news station to be discussing an...
by claret2018
Wed Jun 03, 2020 2:06 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BBC overkill ....
Replies: 28
Views: 1630

Re: BBC overkill ....

The US is on the verge of civil war, in the midst of a global pandemic. I think it’s a fairly significant event.
by claret2018
Wed Jun 03, 2020 11:10 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Cycling Help (What Bike?)
Replies: 47
Views: 1290

Re: Cycling Help (What Bike?)

FactualFrank wrote:
Tue Jun 02, 2020 10:43 pm
Is this any good?

https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B085RKJWP6/ ... 1EbNHEQVQB
That's overpriced by about £400. Complete tat. You could get a much better built bike for far less.

Seriously, avoid Amazon bikes like this.
by claret2018
Mon Jun 01, 2020 11:46 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Cycling Help (What Bike?)
Replies: 47
Views: 1290

Re: Cycling Help (What Bike?)

Are you a bike salesman....? I've been cycling years.had a scott road bike for ten cost me nothing...was gifted to me :D plenty of comments to it still being a good looking bike and how light it is. Second bike just got it back paid £100 for a norco mountain bike 6 years ago. Brand new condition th...
by claret2018
Mon Jun 01, 2020 4:45 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Cycling Help (What Bike?)
Replies: 47
Views: 1290

Re: Cycling Help (What Bike?)

In fact a professional rider took one of these cheap bikes mountain biking, and it practically fell to bits after a single ride. Worth a watch

https://youtu.be/1A6bKUCcDW0
by claret2018
Mon Jun 01, 2020 4:43 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Cycling Help (What Bike?)
Replies: 47
Views: 1290

Re: Cycling Help (What Bike?)

What is wrong with cycles off EBay or Amazon? I’m thinking of a used cycle for no more than £100 just for short rides (a mile or two) to get the blood circulating. Nothing wrong with a second hand basic bike for very light use as you describe, in fact anything else would be unnecessary. The problem...
by claret2018
Mon Jun 01, 2020 4:17 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Cycling Help (What Bike?)
Replies: 47
Views: 1290

Re: Cycling Help (What Bike?)

claptrappers_union wrote:
Mon Jun 01, 2020 3:05 pm
I bought myself a Giant e-bike today...
You must be very tall
by claret2018
Mon Jun 01, 2020 3:47 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Cycling Help (What Bike?)
Replies: 47
Views: 1290

Re: Cycling Help (What Bike?)

A VERY decent bike can set you back whatever you like. North of £10k anyway. If you're going to get into it properly and want something that will last and serve you well, then for a decent hard-tail mountain bike I wouldn't look at spending less than £500. For a full-suspension mountain bike there's...
by claret2018
Mon Jun 01, 2020 2:54 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Cycling Help (What Bike?)
Replies: 47
Views: 1290

Re: Cycling Help (What Bike?)

Depends on the type of off-roading. If you want to use it on bike trails you’d be better off with a second hand hard tail mtb.

Stay away from bikes on amazon etc. Either go for a well known brand second hand, or a new one from a proper bike shop.
by claret2018
Thu May 28, 2020 1:27 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Schools
Replies: 533
Views: 10872

Re: Schools

I think I had Dr Karunathini’s Brain Training on the Nintendo DS
by claret2018
Mon May 25, 2020 10:10 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Rate Your Sausage
Replies: 48
Views: 1813

Re: Rate Your Sausage

Cowmans classic pork Apple and mint for me
by claret2018
Mon May 25, 2020 1:14 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Huddersfield owner Phil Hodgkinson warns '50 or 60 clubs' could go bust
Replies: 23
Views: 1103

Re: Huddersfield owner Phil Hodgkinson warns '50 or 60 clubs' could go bust

I don’t think it’s necessarily a bad thing if it means the ludicrous amount of money swimming around the game Is drastically reduced
by claret2018
Fri May 22, 2020 10:06 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: "Can't believe it" moments
Replies: 47
Views: 1510

Re: "Can't believe it" moments

Brazil 0 Germany 5 at half time! World Cup semi final 2014 in Brazil. 1-7 final score and Brazil in shock. Biggest WC semi final winning margin ever. Was going to mention this. Germany were absolutely ruthless, they scored almost every time they went forward in the first half. Apparently the German...
by claret2018
Fri May 22, 2020 9:31 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Samsung Galaxy ear buds
Replies: 26
Views: 687

Re: Samsung Galaxy ear buds

Cheers. Yeah the pro look like they will fit my ears a lot better, but ideally I don't want any kind of noise cancelling because I'll just be using in the office.
by claret2018
Fri May 22, 2020 9:18 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Samsung Galaxy ear buds
Replies: 26
Views: 687

Re: Samsung Galaxy ear buds

Does anyone have experience of the apple airpods - are they a different shape to the wired earphones you get with the phone? I want some to use for phone calls, but the wired ones that come with the phone seem to slip out of my ears. Not bothered about using for music as use over-ear ones for that.
by claret2018
Thu May 21, 2020 3:18 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Sir Tom Moore - Inspirational
Replies: 218
Views: 6752

Re: Sir Tom Moore - Inspirational

I am happy that this centenarian has received a knighthood. Very much deserved. Not for the 100 (or the 200) laps he did, but for the relentless media he had to face. A task he did with aplomb. However, I have a gripe and that is for anyone using a military rank years after leaving the military. On...
by claret2018
Thu May 21, 2020 10:05 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: White Lines
Replies: 37
Views: 2993

Re: White Lines

IMDB is ok as a gauge, for films if it's below 6 it's definitely no good. Some great films only ranked 6.5, whereas some tosh rated 8 and above
by claret2018
Thu May 21, 2020 7:36 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BBC3/BBC4
Replies: 27
Views: 1250

Re: BBC3/BBC4

I was saddened at the news of bbc4 being considered for closure, but I realised I haven’t watched anything on there for years. It’s used to be brilliant but I can’t think of anything it’s has produced recently that I would miss.

I’ve probably watched more on bbc3 via the iPlayer
by claret2018
Wed May 20, 2020 5:45 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: White Lines
Replies: 37
Views: 2993

Re: White Lines

I'll probably give Code 404 a go as the cast looks good. Although it's on Sky One which usually means it's no good.
by claret2018
Tue May 19, 2020 9:19 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Ian Curtis (Joy Division)
Replies: 11
Views: 1115

Re: Ian Curtis (Joy Division)

The film 24 hour party people is on all4 or whatever the channel 4 catch up thing is called
by claret2018
Tue May 19, 2020 9:17 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: White Lines
Replies: 37
Views: 2993

Re: White Lines

Watched the first episode. Don't think I'll bother with the rest. Cliche-ridden rubbish.
by claret2018
Mon May 18, 2020 7:35 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Clarets cleared to start training
Replies: 20
Views: 1796

Re: ARTICLE: Clarets cleared to start training

Large public gatherings will be amongst the last things to resume. Optimistically I’d say crowds back for the start of the 21/22 season.
by claret2018
Sun May 17, 2020 10:12 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Schools
Replies: 533
Views: 10872

Re: Schools

I would like my kids to go back to school, but we are in the middle of a global pandemic in the country with the worst death rate in Europe, so it’s not looking likely for a while is it