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by dsr
Sun Feb 17, 2019 11:59 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Electric Vehicle
Replies: 30
Views: 641

Re: Electric Vehicle

It takes two or three minutes to "recharge" a petrol car. Until they can match it with electrics, then electric cars won't take off.
by dsr
Sun Feb 17, 2019 11:56 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Footballers with memory problems
Replies: 15
Views: 806

Re: Footballers with memory problems

My Grandad played a lot of football when he was younger and he died from Alzheimer's last year. Didn't doctors conclude that heading the old style football's was a factor in Jeff Astle's death from dementia? The coroner concluded that. And who knows, he may be right. They're currently doing a stati...
by dsr
Sun Feb 17, 2019 11:45 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Swansea in trouble: article
Replies: 121
Views: 3483

Re: Swansea in trouble: article

We've been extremely lucky with the emergence of McNeil this season. And the people claiming getting rid of Vokes was a great move let's not judge it yet eh? If Wood or Barnes get injured at some point then it suddenly doesn't look quite so clever. It's a bit of a backwards viewpoint to put injurie...
by dsr
Sun Feb 17, 2019 12:38 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Haydock races
Replies: 33
Views: 1478

Re: Haydock races

Redcar
by dsr
Sat Feb 16, 2019 11:03 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Headfone Jack
Replies: 13
Views: 841

Re: Headfone Jack

Headfone Jack, Headfone Jack,
Headfone Jack with his black and white cat;
Early in the morning, just as day is dawning, .....
by dsr
Sat Feb 16, 2019 11:01 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brighton-a repeat of 1983
Replies: 11
Views: 1015

Re: Brighton-a repeat of 1983

simonclaret wrote:Cup run could cause trouble for them with rescheduling - some of their fans concerned https://www.northstandchat.com/showthre ... Our-run-in

There are 12 weeks left to the last league game, and we have to play 12 times. They have to play 13 or 14 times. Hardly game-changing.
by dsr
Sat Feb 16, 2019 7:43 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Climate strike: schoolchildren walk out to protest
Replies: 115
Views: 1599

Re: Climate strike: schoolchildren walk out to protest

A decent portion of the older generations despise the young, which is why they consistently vote against their interests at every possible opportunity. Voting to strip them of their EU citizenship was the biggest F*** Y** of all. Fair play to them for taking a stand and fighting back. It's their fu...
by dsr
Fri Feb 15, 2019 3:47 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The new Bob Lord book
Replies: 11
Views: 844

Re: The new Bob Lord book

Foulthrow wrote::( Not in time for father's day then. Looks like my old man is getting his usual bottle of whiskey then.

Don't you think it's time you bought him a new bottle? ;)
by dsr
Fri Feb 15, 2019 1:42 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Squirrel
Replies: 7
Views: 538

Re: Squirrel

That’s so very funny, isn’t it?? Even if it only broke a digit, it’s enough to tip the scales against this poor creature’s survival. Truly cretinous. You may like rats in the garden and won't do anything to discourage them; others aren't so tender-hearted. About 8 million squirrels die every year i...
by dsr
Fri Feb 15, 2019 1:36 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Penrith 0 v Burnley 9 (NINE) FA Cup 1984
Replies: 41
Views: 1424

Re: Penrith 0 v Burnley 9 (NINE) FA Cup 1984

Bottom of the NW Counties League according to the commentator, so, I'm guessing, Level 7 at that time, equivalent of Northern Prem today. There's usually 2 or 3 teams from that level in Round 1. Having said that, level 7 was a lot bigger then than now with the various feeder leagues. They looked pr...
by dsr
Fri Feb 15, 2019 12:10 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Squirrel
Replies: 7
Views: 538

Re: Squirrel

Looking at the comments below, perhaps there should have been a note to say "no squirrels were harmed during the making of this video". A short fall like that isn't likely to hurt. Alternatively, they could put a message "it's only a rat with a bushy tail. Who cares about a rat"....
by dsr
Fri Feb 15, 2019 12:02 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Declan Rice - National team change
Replies: 39
Views: 1637

Re: Declan Rice - National team change

F... It is about where you were born and grew up and more importantly where you are emotionally tied for me in his case it is Ireland because of his Grandparents. ... I very much doubt that. He was born in England. He was brought up in England. His mother was English; his mother's parents were Engl...
by dsr
Thu Feb 14, 2019 6:08 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Charlie Austin. Will he become a barsteward? Surely not
Replies: 8
Views: 1099

Re: Charlie Austin. Will he become a barsteward? Surely not

Blackburn Rovers are in Talks with a major animal feed company on a sponsorship deal. The FA have become involved by refusing to sanction it, saying Rovers having "Winalot" on their shirts is taking the **** If the dog food company changes its name to "Loseinthelastminutealot" ....
by dsr
Thu Feb 14, 2019 6:07 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Declan Rice - National team change
Replies: 39
Views: 1637

Re: Declan Rice - National team change

... It also doesn't reflect well on him that he's taken six months to make a decision. I would have thought it did reflect well. Clearly it wasn't an easy decision. He isn't Irish, but has formed enough of an allegiance to Ireland that it isn't easy to leave it behind. (Of course, the decision may ...
by dsr
Thu Feb 14, 2019 6:02 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Charlie Austin. Will he become a barsteward? Surely not
Replies: 8
Views: 1099

Re: Charlie Austin. Will he become a barsteward? Surely not

GodIsADeeJay81 wrote:They must be due a battering by FFP??

They're allowed £13m per year average anyway, and things like academy costs don't count. They need to be losing between £15m-£20m year on year to fall foul of the rules.
by dsr
Thu Feb 14, 2019 6:01 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Charlie Austin. Will he become a barsteward? Surely not
Replies: 8
Views: 1099

Re: Charlie Austin. Will he become a barsteward? Surely not

Quickenthetempo wrote:Cost them an arm and a leg. ...

Which (considering he's only got one of each anyway) is a bit pricey!
by dsr
Thu Feb 14, 2019 4:37 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: 15 years
Replies: 19
Views: 1578

Re: 15 years

Range of sentencing for manslaughter is between 1 and 24 years jail, suspended in less serious cases. Really serious cases get a life sentence. Presumably the judge thought that deliberately knocking over an old woman and leaving her bleeding in the street, was mid-range in terms of seriousness of t...
by dsr
Thu Feb 14, 2019 2:36 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The run in
Replies: 33
Views: 1856

Re: The run in

Chester Perry wrote:In Ramsey's last match - a hat-trick of penalties I think

And Barnes will score them all! ;)
by dsr
Wed Feb 13, 2019 11:21 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The run in
Replies: 33
Views: 1856

Re: The run in

Quickenthetempo wrote:Us and Cardiff have a bit of fight in us.

But it's wins you need at this stage now. 4 or 5 isn't easy when it's not been a habit all season.

Four or five wins takes us to 39 or 42 points, before you add in any draws. We won't need that many.
by dsr
Wed Feb 13, 2019 5:04 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: DI MARIA
Replies: 11
Views: 1028

Re: DI MARIA

Squarepusher wrote:We had to give him a contract. Worked out alright in the end.

Well, Man U have already given di Maria a contract. So it's all good. ;)
by dsr
Wed Feb 13, 2019 1:27 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Sala plane found
Replies: 42
Views: 3308

Re: Sala plane found

Seems Cardiff want to know all the facts before paying Nantes. https://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/47213352 If they don't end up paying how can they ever claim he was their player, and treat him as such? "Confirming the Nantes action, Dalman said: "Of course, if we are contractually obli...
by dsr
Wed Feb 13, 2019 11:05 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: USS Hornet found
Replies: 15
Views: 1508

Re: USS Hornet found

Minute's applause on Saturday?
by dsr
Wed Feb 13, 2019 11:03 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Sala plane found
Replies: 42
Views: 3308

Re: Sala plane found

There's always bits of a contract that seem innocuous but can have a big effect under specific circumstances. For example, the sale contract may say it is not final until international clearance has been received, or it may say it is voided if international clearance is not received. The clauses wou...
by dsr
Tue Feb 12, 2019 4:19 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Supply Chains after No Deal
Replies: 57
Views: 1654

Re: Supply Chains after No Deal

Lancasterclaret wrote:I did actually

Pleased for you that you have a successful business dealing with the SE Asian nations.

Genuine question here, what is the current trade agreements with that area? Is is a trading block of nations or are they all independent?

You can't be both?
by dsr
Tue Feb 12, 2019 3:43 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Supply Chains after No Deal
Replies: 57
Views: 1654

Re: Supply Chains after No Deal

BleedingClaret wrote:It occurred to me that if there was significant food shortages for 6 months levelling out to current levels in around a year most of us would
be about the right weight, thus saving the NHS 350 million a week as prophecised

But costing the pensions department, double that amount.
by dsr
Tue Feb 12, 2019 12:53 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Seaborne Freight
Replies: 172
Views: 5054

Re: Seaborne Freight

I don't think anyone would expect them to own the ferries. They would expect leases to be in place though. Provisional leases. Not actual ones. It's the same with the train franchises - the potential bidders aren't expected to buy or lease their trains before they bib, because no-one would ever bid...
by dsr
Mon Feb 11, 2019 11:22 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Seaborne Freight
Replies: 172
Views: 5054

Re: Seaborne Freight

“Chris Grayling, the transport secretary, is facing calls to resign after auditors found his department spent £800,000 of public money on consultants assessing the bid of a company with no ships that was temporarily awarded a Brexit-related ferry contract.” £800k The bit about having no ships is a ...
by dsr
Mon Feb 11, 2019 11:17 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Dermot on the penalty decisions at Brighton
Replies: 18
Views: 2692

Re: Dermot on the penalty decisions at Brighton

Regarding our penalty - I thought Wood's effort constituted advantage and was surprised it was brought back when our forward had missed a sitter. So, would they have ruled Woods shot out had it gone in and made us take a penalty instead? It's ten years or more (probably quite a lot more) since that...
by dsr
Sun Feb 10, 2019 11:39 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Chris Wood
Replies: 44
Views: 3814

Re: Chris Wood

Got to say I’ve not been his biggest fan and still need to be convinced. Good 2 goals today. However watching the first one back he literally had the keeper to beat and managed to hit it at he keepers head - there was a full goal to aim at, could easily of been saved. How could it easily of been sa...
by dsr
Sun Feb 10, 2019 11:30 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Best premier league performance of all time
Replies: 34
Views: 1345

Re: Best premier league performance of all time

cricketfieldclarets wrote:Chelsea ...
Have a 60m keeper.

Wouldn't swap him for Heaton, though.
by dsr
Sun Feb 10, 2019 11:27 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Was Brighton goal offside?
Replies: 45
Views: 2310

Re: Was Brighton goal offside?

Until they establish whether offside is to be judged at the moment the boot touches the ball, or the moment the ball leaves the boot, then we can't judge. Those two moments are a hundredth of a second apart, and in that time a running player covers three inches. Apart from anything else, that pictur...
by dsr
Fri Feb 08, 2019 1:34 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Parking fees time for a huge petition?
Replies: 39
Views: 1269

Re: Parking fees time for a huge petition?

It's important to remember that there are two main functions for town councils. One is to support the town, to make the town a nice place to be, to encourage local business, to encourage visitors from outside the town to come and support their local businesses, and to generally keep the townsfolk ha...
by dsr
Fri Feb 08, 2019 1:26 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: The Naked Truth
Replies: 1698
Views: 17793

Re: Brexit: The Naked Truth

Based on Brexit Barclays have already moved 116 bil out of the Uk. Nissan is not making a car in n the uk because of brexit uncertainty, To me this is the same as the sun rising yesterday. Does it mean that it the sun will rise tomorrow probably based the evidence of previous days. So based on econ...
by dsr
Thu Feb 07, 2019 5:07 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Football365 - The worst PL XI of the season so far.
Replies: 24
Views: 1466

Re: Football365 - The worst PL XI of the season so far.

Tall Paul wrote:Huddersfield don't have any strikers that meet their criteria of 15 starts to be included.

Or perhaps they do, but their strikers are so poor that they don't get near enough the goal to be identified as strikers.
by dsr
Thu Feb 07, 2019 1:35 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: UK Racing Suspended Due To Equine Influenza Outbreak
Replies: 30
Views: 1044

Re: UK Racing Suspended Due To Equine Influenza Outbreak

I heard a representative from the racing community on the radio this morning discussing this. I was alarmed to hear him say... "If the outbreak spreads it will be very damaging to racing..." My first thought was about the horses, and their suffering - I know it's not exactly life threaten...
by dsr
Thu Feb 07, 2019 10:26 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: The Naked Truth
Replies: 1698
Views: 17793

Re: Brexit: The Naked Truth

Did the big companies who wrote to their employees warning of Brexit get the knuckles wrapped? From someone who voted to Leave It's not the fact of sending the message that is the issue here. The illegality is that the two bodies shared databases without permission from their customers. It looks fr...
by dsr
Wed Feb 06, 2019 8:51 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Emiliano Sala - football agents
Replies: 86
Views: 4620

Re: Emiliano Sala - football agents

So, as horrible as this is, what is the proper financial consideration here? I presume Cardiff should pay Nantes the full transfer fee? And then what? Someone in the paper over the weekend said this will cost Cardiff 30,000,000 without him ever playing for them. As far as the financial implications...
by dsr
Wed Feb 06, 2019 8:45 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Emiliano Sala - football agents
Replies: 86
Views: 4620

Re: Emiliano Sala - football agents

They're employees. The asset is the contract to play football and the player registration. If Kane resigned he'd presumably be sued for breach of contract. That wouldn't necessarily be his salary value or whatever. It could end up being the cost to Spurs to replace him or the loss that Spurs have s...
by dsr
Wed Feb 06, 2019 8:24 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Emiliano Sala - football agents
Replies: 86
Views: 4620

Re: Emiliano Sala - football agents

Are players 'people' or are they 'assets'? If they are one thing then that's different from the other. As an asset then Sala might as well be a TV, or cooker, or car.....as awful as it sounds. Obviously I know Emliano Sala is a person, but from an accountants POV, he becomes an entry on the balance...
by dsr
Wed Feb 06, 2019 8:11 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Emiliano Sala - football agents
Replies: 86
Views: 4620

Re: Emiliano Sala - football agents

I don't see what Cardiff's issue is. They presumably had the funding in place to pay Nantes and to pay Sala's contract, and they haven't spent it on anyone else and they can't spend it until June, so they might as well pay up. Unless they somehow feel Nantes were to blame? As for sueing, they have t...
by dsr
Wed Feb 06, 2019 1:38 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: The Naked Truth
Replies: 1698
Views: 17793

Re: Brexit: The Naked Truth

martin_p wrote:Well if you read the post he's actually advocating a second referendum. The language may be more inflammatory, but it's exactly the same point I'm making.

If he wants a second referendum, then he doesn't accept the result of the first one.
by dsr
Wed Feb 06, 2019 1:06 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: The Naked Truth
Replies: 1698
Views: 17793

Re: Brexit: The Naked Truth

It has been shown on here time and again that the EU is a democratic organisation (28 individual democracies do not make a dictatorship), and the areas in which the EU has overgrown being merely a trading bloc (joined up policing - which many leavers insist we could still have, for example), and wh...
by dsr
Wed Feb 06, 2019 12:57 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Had Barnes been sent off.....
Replies: 57
Views: 2770

Re: Had Barnes been sent off.....

They are miked up to each other aren't they? I had assumed it was the lino who had said dive. Ref was 60 yrs away and a poor view. Lino 12yds. Away and excellent view. So no need to go over and chat to each other. I was also convinced the ref had initially pointed to the spot....i was cheering. Mat...
by dsr
Tue Feb 05, 2019 11:47 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: The Naked Truth
Replies: 1698
Views: 17793

Re: Brexit: The Naked Truth

martin_p wrote:Nope, that was his dad.

So it was.
by dsr
Tue Feb 05, 2019 10:15 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Taylor rewarded with table topping encounter
Replies: 17
Views: 1820

Re: Taylor rewarded with table topping encounter

Don't know about the 4th official but the refs always appear to have the same linos. So they get to now each other's game? I suppose it's to help them get on. If (as I believe) it was the linesman who told Taylor that it was a dive, then Taylor might watch the TV and realise that the linesman has m...
by dsr
Tue Feb 05, 2019 10:13 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: The Naked Truth
Replies: 1698
Views: 17793

Re: Brexit: The Naked Truth

... that speech from a King who was more French than English! Henry V was the first English-speaking king (as a first language) since Edward the Confessor; his ancestors were English kings, plus Dukes of Lancaster, Arundel, Surrey, the Earl of Buchan, Baron Beaumont, etc etc. He had a French great-...
by dsr
Tue Feb 05, 2019 12:35 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: The Naked Truth
Replies: 1698
Views: 17793

Re: Brexit: The Naked Truth

^Least we’re admitting now that the EU holds the cards, not Britain Are you? I'm not admitting that. All I'm saying is that if the EU doesn't want a free trade deal, or at least doesn't want one on terms that the UK can accept, then there is nothing we can do about it. And the converse is of course...
by dsr
Tue Feb 05, 2019 12:09 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: The Naked Truth
Replies: 1698
Views: 17793

Re: Brexit: The Naked Truth

AndrewJB has already explained far better than I could why the EU is our best chance against unbridled capitalism. Why should the EU play fair by us? Why should they put our interests over those of their members? This was all explained before the referendum when the Brexiteers were claiming this wo...
by dsr
Tue Feb 05, 2019 12:03 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Its not points its the way you play
Replies: 22
Views: 1758

Re: Its not points its the way you play

What is often forgotten is that playing pretty passing possession football, but doing it badly, is just as boring as playing hoofball into space. Football isn't about artistry and style - that's ballet. If a winger uses twinkletoes skill to beat three men and play an inch perfect pass back to his go...
by dsr
Mon Feb 04, 2019 11:56 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: The Naked Truth
Replies: 1698
Views: 17793

Re: Brexit: The Naked Truth

The EU are putting the EU first!! How dare they! They’re sticking to their core principles!!! The evil bar stewards! Glad the U.K. doesn’t involve itself in such chicanery. After all we voted leave entirely for the EUs benefit, they just don’t appreciate it. Of course they can. And it's the heavy c...

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