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by claret2018
Thu Nov 26, 2020 12:20 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: No surprise
Replies: 20
Views: 1052

Re: No surprise

I would prefer to wait for full crowds personally. It will be like going on a pre-season friendly against League 1 opposition.
by claret2018
Wed Nov 25, 2020 4:30 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Maradona
Replies: 148
Views: 2562

Maradona

Has died aged 60
by claret2018
Tue Nov 24, 2020 1:22 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: JBG and Brady
Replies: 64
Views: 3843

Re: JBG and Brady

Life of Riley wrote:
Tue Nov 24, 2020 12:57 pm
I also agree that there is little sympathy (almost blame) shown to Brady and JBG yet sympathy is shown to the likes of Danny Ings. Interesting since start of 2015-2016 season stats show JBG 140 apps (100 PL), Brady 126 (103PL) and Ings 81 apps (81 PL).
Ings is good though
by claret2018
Tue Nov 24, 2020 12:27 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: JBG and Brady
Replies: 64
Views: 3843

Re: JBG and Brady

Injuries aside, I don’t think Brady has ever looked good enough to play in the PL.
by claret2018
Mon Nov 23, 2020 6:52 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Match Thread - Burnley v Crystal Palace
Replies: 389
Views: 5169

Re: Match Thread - Burnley v Crystal Palace

These lot are garbage.
by claret2018
Mon Nov 23, 2020 1:07 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: PS5
Replies: 80
Views: 3408

Re: PS5

Playstation has had the best of the exclusives for a while now, and the new machine looks to have the edge over the Xbox. I do think the Microsoft game pass will be brilliant in the coming years though, with all Microsoft exclusive games being available on it on release. I’ve got a series S and plan...
by claret2018
Sun Nov 22, 2020 12:40 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: What are you looking forward to in 2021
Replies: 44
Views: 752

Re: What are you looking forward to in 2021

Getting back to licking surfaces in public places
by claret2018
Sun Nov 22, 2020 12:11 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Erling Haaland
Replies: 31
Views: 2956

Re: Erling Haaland

I can see him going to City to replace Aguero.

Be interesting to see how he fares in a half decent league.
by claret2018
Sun Nov 22, 2020 11:55 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Well done Lewis Hamilton
Replies: 143
Views: 2593

Re: Well done Lewis Hamilton

I see him as a total personality void, in the one of the dullest sports known to man.

I applaud him using his platform to promote the BLM cause though, he would have know how this could have negatively affected his career.
by claret2018
Sun Nov 22, 2020 8:17 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: falling out of love with football?
Replies: 92
Views: 2716

Re: falling out of love with football?

I feel similar about PL football and I think COVID has just accelerated this sentiment.

If we get taken over by some cowboy outfit that will probably do it for me, and I’ll be spending my Saturdays watching Clitheroe FC instead.
by claret2018
Sat Nov 21, 2020 9:29 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Venkys
Replies: 36
Views: 2396

Re: Venkys

If you average the "high end" car value at £200k per motor, the garage holds £20m of vehicles. Ownership of The Bastards has cost them the equivalent of almost 9 of these garages (£29m purchase plus the £146m of debt the club carries) and is costing them another garage every single year just to kee...
by claret2018
Sat Nov 21, 2020 9:24 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Have I Got News for You
Replies: 26
Views: 1382

Re: Have I Got News for You

I used to love this, but it has been unwatchable for about 10 years now.
by claret2018
Fri Nov 20, 2020 12:19 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Venkys
Replies: 36
Views: 2396

Re: Venkys

They are extremely wealthy, the money they spend keeping the club going is like you or I chucking a tenner a year in a charity box. A former colleague of mine did some work for the family, and travelled to their home in India. The “garage” was an enormous aircraft hangar that held around 100 high-en...
by claret2018
Thu Nov 19, 2020 8:49 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Electric Cars
Replies: 131
Views: 2731

Re: Electric Cars

I am due for my new company car, and the incentive of zero tax climbing to 2% is a massive payrise monthly to me. I have to choose from the vW group, so looking at the Skoda Enyaq and the VW ID4, the Audis are out of my price bracket. Have you done the numbers on an Audi Q5 hybrid? £200 a month in ...
by claret2018
Wed Nov 18, 2020 7:49 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Southgate out
Replies: 84
Views: 2615

Re: Southgate out

I lost interest in England a long time ago, even the last World Cup “success” didn’t interest me. I enjoyed Wales run in the last Euros more than anything England have done in the last 10+ years.
by claret2018
Wed Nov 18, 2020 3:34 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Electric Cars
Replies: 131
Views: 2731

Re: Electric Cars

The UK is mikes behind some other European countries when it comes to EVs. If you go to Amsterdam, 90% of taxis are electric, and lots in private ownership. You see loads of cars plugged in in the side of the road in most Dutch towns. It’s ambitious, but certainly achievable if the govt puts the inf...
by claret2018
Tue Nov 17, 2020 7:14 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: New Gibson interview
Replies: 56
Views: 3780

Re: New Gibson interview

Makes you wonder if he’ll be back next season if Dyche has gone by then.
by claret2018
Tue Nov 17, 2020 6:38 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Designated Survivor
Replies: 16
Views: 1390

Re: Designated Survivor

I haven’t watched it since series 1 but I’m intrigued to know how a plot line about someone getting cancer is considered “PC”
by claret2018
Sun Nov 15, 2020 12:33 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Paul
Replies: 30
Views: 1987

Re: Paul

I like the The Jam and Style Council, but can’t stand Weller’s solo stuff. Far too bland for me.

McCartney was the better half of the greatest ever songwriting duo
by claret2018
Fri Nov 13, 2020 10:39 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The Yorkshire Ripper
Replies: 98
Views: 3227

Re: The Yorkshire Ripper

Always sad when someone dies. RIP
by claret2018
Thu Nov 12, 2020 8:38 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Poppies
Replies: 58
Views: 1707

Re: Poppies

People like Dazzler are why I haven’t worn one for years
by claret2018
Wed Nov 11, 2020 10:57 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: How Britain Won WW2 (8PM Channel 5)
Replies: 37
Views: 1550

Re: How Britain Won WW2 (8PM Channel 5)

We teach history so we do not repeat the mistakes of the past. WW2 is the single worst event in modern history so it’s imperative the events that lead to it aren’t forgotten. The glorification of war is abhorrent, we should remember those who laid down their lives so that future generations don’t ha...
by claret2018
Wed Nov 11, 2020 12:27 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Tarkowski interview
Replies: 225
Views: 7527

Re: Tarks in the Telegraph - Why I am refusing to sign a new contract

A poor-mans Ben Mee. Get rid ASAP.

;)
by claret2018
Tue Nov 10, 2020 7:03 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Greg Clarke resigns
Replies: 72
Views: 2693

Re: Greg Clarke resigns

Firthy wrote:
Tue Nov 10, 2020 7:02 pm
Would a black person calling me white, be considered racist?
If it makes you feel better, yes.
by claret2018
Sun Nov 01, 2020 7:59 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The Mandalorian
Replies: 22
Views: 2238

Re: The Mandalorian

I think it’s my favourite Star Wars thing since Empire Strikes Back
by claret2018
Sun Nov 01, 2020 11:39 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Should Robbie Brady get a run of starts?
Replies: 58
Views: 3090

Re: Should Robbie Brady get a run of starts?

If Brady is the answer, we’re asking the wrong question.
by claret2018
Sun Nov 01, 2020 10:05 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Relegation or takeover ?
Replies: 78
Views: 2866

Re: Relegation or takeover ?

We’d probably lose Tarks and Pope if we went down. I can’t see any other PL teams lining up for any of our other players.
by claret2018
Sun Nov 01, 2020 8:43 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Relegation or takeover ?
Replies: 78
Views: 2866

Re: Relegation or takeover ?

It’s clear that we can no longer compete in the PL, if we ever could. It’s only by Dyche’s talent that we’ve stayed up as long as we have, but his magic touch now appears to be wearing off. For purely selfish reasons, on balance I prefer us not being in the PL. The football is much more exciting to ...
by claret2018
Sat Oct 31, 2020 6:27 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Wake up happy clappers
Replies: 89
Views: 3299

Re: Wake up happy clappers

Let’s be honest, it’s been a good experience and novelty to see us compete in the PL, but we were always punching above our weight, and the Championship is where we belong.
by claret2018
Sat Oct 31, 2020 4:26 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Re: MIGHTY CLARETS versus Chelsea
Replies: 447
Views: 10537

Re: MIGHTY CLARETS versus Chelsea

More chance of us beating Derby’s low-point record of than of us staying up this season.
by claret2018
Sat Oct 31, 2020 12:57 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Sean Connery RIP
Replies: 38
Views: 1571

Re: Sean Connery RIP

ALP wrote:
Sat Oct 31, 2020 12:50 pm
Rest in Peace Sir Sean, a superb actor and I believe a total Gentleman 😔
Unless you were a woman that wound him up
by claret2018
Fri Oct 30, 2020 12:38 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: JBG
Replies: 40
Views: 2789

Re: JBG

I wish he’d pack it in with Iceland
by claret2018
Thu Oct 29, 2020 10:56 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Stan and Simon Jordan
Replies: 9
Views: 1313

Re: Stan and Simon Jordan

Agreed on Simon Jordan, a very good pundit with real experience. As opposed to Jim White, the worlds least self-aware man
by claret2018
Wed Oct 28, 2020 9:01 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ALK Capital or Farnell/Elkashashy takeover
Replies: 3969
Views: 258826

Re: ALK Capital...

claptrappers_union wrote:
Wed Oct 28, 2020 8:59 pm
I presume to sell the assets
The land that Turf Moor is on must be worth at least £5,000
by claret2018
Wed Oct 28, 2020 8:26 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ALK Capital or Farnell/Elkashashy takeover
Replies: 3969
Views: 258826

Re: ALK Capital...

Bring it on. What could possibly go wrong?
by claret2018
Wed Oct 28, 2020 6:31 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ALK Capital or Farnell/Elkashashy takeover
Replies: 3969
Views: 258826

Re: ALK Capital...

I don’t trust anyone that likes Dubai. It’s like going on holiday to the Trafford Centre.
by claret2018
Wed Oct 28, 2020 1:03 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Premier League clubs get £5m ppv boost but cost set to be cut
Replies: 38
Views: 1934

Re: Premier League clubs get £5m ppv boost but cost set to be cut

There should be a campaign to get PPV prices reduced and for there to be no VAT added Campaign all you like, the VAT exemption or zero rating can’t be changed at least until 1 jan 2021 when the EU transition period ends. Even after this date it won’t happen. When vat is charged on medicine, it’s no...
by claret2018
Tue Oct 27, 2020 10:13 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Jose - sign of the times
Replies: 19
Views: 1979

Re: Jose - sign of the times

Maybe that’s where we’re going wrong. Perhaps it’s time that Dyche stops treating the players like naughty children at a 1950s boarding school, and let’s grown adults make their own decisions.
by claret2018
Mon Oct 26, 2020 12:51 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Predictions vs Spurs
Replies: 35
Views: 1708

Re: Predictions vs Spurs

0-5

One of those performances that gets the Dyche out brigade fired up, and the catalyst for us winning the next 6 games
by claret2018
Mon Oct 26, 2020 9:44 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The next American President?
Replies: 356
Views: 7350

Re: The next American President?

I do enjoy seeing people on here trying to justify their enthusiasm for Trump without openly saying they like his racist ideologies.
by claret2018
Sun Oct 25, 2020 7:48 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Oldest Person in Britain Dies
Replies: 8
Views: 648

Re: Oldest Person in Britain Dies

In better news, the worlds youngest person was born today too.
by claret2018
Sat Oct 24, 2020 4:11 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: So by paying for our season tickets will we get free ones in 2021 2022 season
Replies: 114
Views: 3322

Re: So by paying for our season tickets will we get free ones in 2021 2022 season

I’m amazed anyone thought to get a season ticket this season
by claret2018
Sat Oct 24, 2020 12:13 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The next American President?
Replies: 356
Views: 7350

Re: The next American President?

I’m trying to imagine having the view that a candidate who supports LITERAL ANTI-FACISTS is seen as a negative
by claret2018
Wed Oct 21, 2020 12:05 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Your Top Comedians?
Replies: 112
Views: 2581

Re: Your Top Comedians?

Can’t believe I left Limmy and James Acaster off my list. Probably my favourite 2 at the moment.
by claret2018
Tue Oct 20, 2020 8:00 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Three Tier Lockdown
Replies: 661
Views: 21559

Re: Three Tier Lockdown

Remember these jokers are supposed to be negotiating our way out of the EU. They can’t even negotiate with their own country.
by claret2018
Tue Oct 20, 2020 7:57 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Your Top Comedians?
Replies: 112
Views: 2581

Re: Your Top Comedians?

Vic and Bob, Mel Brooks, Stewart Lee, Larry David
by claret2018
Mon Oct 19, 2020 11:34 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Wooly Hat
Replies: 24
Views: 1308

Re: Wolly Hat

£30 isn't a lot for a hat, but it seems a lot for that hat
by claret2018
Mon Oct 19, 2020 9:10 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Paris.
Replies: 111
Views: 2960

Re: Paris.

Do you think other football message boards have the same ignorant bile posted over and over again?
by claret2018
Sun Oct 18, 2020 7:41 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Paris.
Replies: 111
Views: 2960

Re: Paris.

Yes, the Catholic Church has absolutely no recent track record of causing harm to anyone, especially not children
by claret2018
Sat Oct 17, 2020 2:02 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Interview with Neil Hart
Replies: 70
Views: 4592

Re: Interview with Neil Hart

I’m assuming the “active” January transfer window means we will be selling Tarks and Pope ;)