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by dsr
Sat Aug 17, 2019 11:41 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: The Naked Truth
Replies: 10834
Views: 192308

Re: Brexit: The Naked Truth

AndrewJB wrote:What happens this time will be interesting. What has Lynton Crosby learned from the last defeat?

I'm fairly sure he won't be able to make Boris look as boring as Theresa May!
by dsr
Sat Aug 17, 2019 2:36 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: "Never again"
Replies: 155
Views: 6777

Re: "Never again"

By this logic Jews had a choice too, for a while. Leave Germany or get locked up in concentration camps. And i've no doubt that there were people like you back then defending the camps as a "choice" too. I really dislike people who try to trivialise the Holocaust. Ever heard of the lunati...
by dsr
Sat Aug 17, 2019 2:21 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Elvis....42 years since his death
Replies: 48
Views: 714

Re: Elvis....42 years since his death

I've red the whole thread and I still want to know one thing.

Elvis who?

;)
by dsr
Fri Aug 16, 2019 10:58 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Cristiano Simpson's Mr Sparkle advert
Replies: 15
Views: 685

Re: Cristiano Simpson's Mr Sparkle advert

Isn't it a CGI fake?
by dsr
Fri Aug 16, 2019 10:55 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Bury : No Wages
Replies: 284
Views: 20979

Re: Bury : No Wages

If Bury FC as we know it becomes no longer existent, and Dale can prove there's no call for a sports stadia, can he apply to the courts to have the covenant over the ground removed? You can see where I'm going with this. There will be calls for it to be used as a sports stadium. There is bound to b...
by dsr
Fri Aug 16, 2019 10:52 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: The Naked Truth
Replies: 10834
Views: 192308

Re: Brexit: The Naked Truth

Then again Boris might think it's worth a throw of the dice,he doesn't have a majority just now,and the Conservatives polling numbers are improving,depends how much of a gambler he is? I think Boris would be better served by waiting. If he loses a vote of confidence, it won't be seen as his fault, ...
by dsr
Fri Aug 16, 2019 3:07 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Bury : No Wages
Replies: 284
Views: 20979

Re: Bury : No Wages

You might not like it but it's a serious point. Is it better for the club to go to the wall, cease to exist and all of the creditors lose out or for them to be bought and shifted elsewhere? It's not like the new club will be taking another club's place. The other option will be no club. It's "...
by dsr
Fri Aug 16, 2019 1:22 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Chelsea take legal action against ticket touts
Replies: 18
Views: 1125

Re: Chelsea take legal action against ticket touts

Because if you haven't got ten thousand points only the "privileged" get them! Selling tickets only to those with 10,000 points may not be an ideal system. But you don't improve it by selling tickets only to those with the most money regardless of loyalty. The big issue with touts is that...
by dsr
Fri Aug 16, 2019 12:40 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: The Naked Truth
Replies: 10834
Views: 192308

Re: Brexit: The Naked Truth

Corbyn supported the Remain side in the referendum, and even if you doubt his sincerity on this, he’s been implacably opposed to no deal, and that will be his only task as caretaker PM - to revoke or suspend A50, and hold a general election. I would agree with that in theory. Certainly any argument...
by dsr
Fri Aug 16, 2019 12:33 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Your team for the gunners
Replies: 18
Views: 1059

Re: Your team for the gunners

The thread clearly states Your team for the gunners not the team which will play. What would you pick? Have you played games before? If you genuinely believe that Burnley are best served by leaving out Barnes and Pieters and by playing Drinkwater who Dyche has said is not fit, then I apologise. But...
by dsr
Fri Aug 16, 2019 12:29 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Is this the worst penalty ever taken at the Turf?
Replies: 35
Views: 1638

Re: Is this the worst penalty ever taken at the Turf?

Back in those days, hardly anyone had season tickets and most people were walk-ons, so no difference in price for the average punter whether it was league or cup. Nowadays, league games are effectively free on the day (ie. prepaid, long ago) and cup games cost a fortune. Hence it's a lot easier to d...
by dsr
Fri Aug 16, 2019 12:24 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: The Naked Truth
Replies: 10834
Views: 192308

Re: Brexit: The Naked Truth

Well, Remainers plus every other country in the world with borders. No one is suggesting your straw man position that the only type of valid checks are physical checks at the border. What they are suggesting is that there isn't a system in place anywhere that allows you to do away with checks at bo...
by dsr
Fri Aug 16, 2019 12:06 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Mike Garlick on 'Turf More'
Replies: 104
Views: 5690

Re: Mike Garlick on 'Turf More'

F'k sake. Right, going to need to watch this now. Yo can't go trivialising a horrible political system that trampled over people, reducing its overbearing and oppressive manifestation to a mere component of 'market dynamics'. FWIW, I'm a fan of Garlick and like how he's running the club. To be fair...
by dsr
Thu Aug 15, 2019 11:54 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: The Naked Truth
Replies: 10834
Views: 192308

Re: Brexit: The Naked Truth

Two separate issues here. If Corbyn calls a vote of no-confidence in Johnson (over no deal) will he win?. Most likely yes. If he then tries to form a coalition govt. under his leadership will he succeed? - most likely not. Conclusion: we'll most likely have a coalition govt led by someone else, and...
by dsr
Thu Aug 15, 2019 11:47 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: The Naked Truth
Replies: 10834
Views: 192308

Re: Brexit: The Naked Truth

You mean just England & Wales? That's why the United Kingdom is pretty much at an end because of Brexit. Is it merely a formality that Scotland will have another referendum and will vote to leave? Because if so, no-one has told Nicola Sturgeon, otherwise why would she be holding back? Get the v...
by dsr
Thu Aug 15, 2019 6:54 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Your team for the gunners
Replies: 18
Views: 1059

Re: Your team for the gunners

CFS wrote:Pope

Lowton Tarks Mee Gibson Taylor

Westwood Drinkwater

Jbg jrod

Wood

Why no Hart, Hendrick, or Vydra? Might as well do the job right. What's the point of starting threads just for fishing?
by dsr
Thu Aug 15, 2019 6:07 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: The Naked Truth
Replies: 10834
Views: 192308

Re: Brexit: The Naked Truth

Let’s leave aside the obvious “do we want to control our borders or not?” / WTO most-favoured nations rules etc arguments for now. Would it be necessary for any borders or checkpoints to be installed if Brexit was cancelled? Are the Irish govt forcing us to leave the EU? No? Then any border problem...
by dsr
Thu Aug 15, 2019 5:20 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: The Naked Truth
Replies: 10834
Views: 192308

Re: Brexit: The Naked Truth

Chuka Umunna is surely the man for the job. He's been a member of most of the relevant parties at some point during the year, so surely he can be relied on to believe whatever they want him to believe.
by dsr
Thu Aug 15, 2019 5:17 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: The Naked Truth
Replies: 10834
Views: 192308

Re: Brexit: The Naked Truth

If the Irish border situation isn’t sorted out we won’t get any trade deals with the US. There’s too many Irish-American votes for that to get past Congress. And I doubt the US will fall for the lies from folk like dsr when they say “but it’s all the EU’s fault - nothing to do with us!” Obviously i...
by dsr
Thu Aug 15, 2019 5:06 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley Women's Team
Replies: 8
Views: 938

Re: Burnley Women's Team

ClaretTony wrote:His dad I think

His Dad? Bearing in mind Bertie was born in 1882, his Dad must be wearing pretty well!
by dsr
Thu Aug 15, 2019 5:04 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: The Naked Truth
Replies: 10834
Views: 192308

Re: Brexit: The Naked Truth

Zippy? I'm surprised no-one's come up with any jokes about Bungle. But anyway, he is a farmers' lobbyist. Obviously he is in favour of being able to export food freely. And I don't think that the agricultural policy, whatever it may be, can be more of a shambles than the Common Agricultural Policy. ...
by dsr
Thu Aug 15, 2019 3:44 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: The Naked Truth
Replies: 10834
Views: 192308

Re: Brexit: The Naked Truth

Looks like we will have America running our affairs soon - so much for the sovereignty you desire. Direct statements I've read this week regarding the conditions we would need to meet to get that trade agreement we will be wanting - with no possibility of walking away with no deal - include Adoptin...
by dsr
Thu Aug 15, 2019 1:48 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Defour and Drinkwater latest news
Replies: 21
Views: 2292

Re: ARTICLE: Defour and Drinkwater latest news

Can we have a sweep on when Defour next plays for the first team? You would only need four tickets:

This year
Next year
Sometime
Never.
by dsr
Thu Aug 15, 2019 1:45 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: The Naked Truth
Replies: 10834
Views: 192308

Re: Brexit: The Naked Truth

Sinn Fein have 7 MPs the Brexit Party have none. The 31% of voters who voted for the Brexit Party in the last Euro elections are represented by the parties they voted for in the UK general elections. The Brexit Party have no parliamentary input into Brexit whatsoever no matter how much you wish the...
by dsr
Thu Aug 15, 2019 1:40 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Macclesfield Town
Replies: 12
Views: 1670

Re: Macclesfield Town

GodIsADeeJay81 wrote:Sol Campbell has now left by mutual consent.

I wonder if perhaps he was on too high a wage and agreed to leave without compensation?
by dsr
Thu Aug 15, 2019 1:38 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Venky's support for t'Roverrrs ...
Replies: 54
Views: 3095

Re: Venky's support for t'Roverrrs ...

GodIsADeeJay81 wrote:Ok, I'll give in, we didn't get any luck at all, ever....:roll:

Where was the luck? What did the team get that they didn't deserve?
by dsr
Thu Aug 15, 2019 1:37 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Venky's support for t'Roverrrs ...
Replies: 54
Views: 3095

Re: Venky's support for t'Roverrrs ...

The 2nd time under Dyche we were deserved champions. If you're telling me that at the beginning of the season when Dyche first got us up that you expected promotion then I'll state here and now that you're on drugs. We got a fair amount of luck and everything clicked during our first promotion unde...
by dsr
Thu Aug 15, 2019 1:31 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: The Naked Truth
Replies: 10834
Views: 192308

Re: Brexit: The Naked Truth

Sorry ....but if we have a no-tariff economy then something significant does have to happen at the Irish border to protect EU (and hence Irish) trade. As for Boris ....he wants to be in power. Nothing else matters to him. Until now, the Irish and EU government have shared the position that it isn't...
by dsr
Thu Aug 15, 2019 1:28 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: The Naked Truth
Replies: 10834
Views: 192308

Re: Brexit: The Naked Truth

Out of interest how does this look for parties in favour of No Deal? You might want to remove the Brexit Party as I dont think they have any elected members to our UK Parliament Seeing as 31% of the voters voted for the Brexit party at the last Euro elections, I think it's fair enough to leave them...
by dsr
Thu Aug 15, 2019 1:00 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: The Naked Truth
Replies: 10834
Views: 192308

Re: Brexit: The Naked Truth

I am still of the opinion that Boris should put the question back to the people via a second 'clarification' referendum: 1. Leave the EU without a deal 2. Leave the EU with the current negotiated withdrawal agreement If parliament is gridlocked and cannot make the decision then we will. Parties tha...
by dsr
Thu Aug 15, 2019 11:52 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: The Naked Truth
Replies: 10834
Views: 192308

Re: Brexit: The Naked Truth

Sadly I think that Boris will get his "no-deal" by default while the pigs on the other side of the trough argue amongst themselves. Our best hope afterwards is a new government following an election who will go to the EU with the message that "OK we're out but we would like to restor...
by dsr
Thu Aug 15, 2019 10:09 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Venky's support for t'Roverrrs ...
Replies: 54
Views: 3095

Re: Venky's support for t'Roverrrs ...

Steddyman wrote:Football Club = Money Laundering

Hardly. The point of money laundering is that you put the money in, wash it clean, and take it out again. If you don't take the money out, why the cycle isn't complete.
by dsr
Thu Aug 15, 2019 9:54 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: The Naked Truth
Replies: 10834
Views: 192308

Re: Brexit: The Naked Truth

I know just the man you are looking for DSR https://s.france24.com/media/display/56273a94-395d-11e9-aef0-005056bff430/w:1024/p:16x9/29012019_john_bercow.jpg Hardly. He's neutral by definition. You wouldn't get the Speaker taking sides. :roll: :shock: :o :D :lol: :P :( :o :ugeek: :?: :?: :?:
by dsr
Thu Aug 15, 2019 9:11 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: The Naked Truth
Replies: 10834
Views: 192308

Re: Brexit: The Naked Truth

https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-politics-49352250 Corbyn makes decisive move to boost chances of "no deal" brexit Decisive? Corbyn claiming he wants to be PM makes a Johnson no-confidence vote less slikely to succeed, not more likely. If the Commons wants to replace Johnson, it would have to ...
by dsr
Wed Aug 14, 2019 11:59 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Chelsea v Liverpool - Super Cup
Replies: 52
Views: 1734

Re: Chelsea v Liverpool - Super Cup

I get that and I’m the first to moan when our players switch off and don’t ‘play to the whistle’ but if as the referee one of your assistants has stopped running and put his or her flag in the air, aren’t you compelled to then do something? I don’t know, I’m probably tying myself up in knots as wel...
by dsr
Wed Aug 14, 2019 11:47 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Chelsea v Liverpool - Super Cup
Replies: 52
Views: 1734

Re: Chelsea v Liverpool - Super Cup

The point about the offside in the Southampton game is one that I’ve pondered myself. Had the goal have stood, then would Southampton have been rightly aggrieved that the linesman flagged for offside, this causing them to (perhaps) stop playing? I’m not sure what the protocol is in the Premier Leag...
by dsr
Wed Aug 14, 2019 10:58 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Citeh fined
Replies: 18
Views: 1211

Re: Citeh fined

Yes the fine means next to nothing to City, it's one week's pay for Kevin de Bruyne. It's a far less punishment than Chelsea received. It looks as if the sentence has been lessened because they've admitted some wrongdoing but it's far less an imposition than Chelsea got. Hopefully we'll get some re...
by dsr
Wed Aug 14, 2019 10:50 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Three defenders on the bench Sat
Replies: 48
Views: 2442

Re: Three defenders on the bench Sat

Why would you think that? I'm not necessarily blaming Dyche. He clearly didnt have Vydra as first choice target, and all I'm suggesting is that he is playing the long game with the board, but Vydra has unfortunately been caught in the crossfire You're accusing Dyche of not picking Vydra because he ...
by dsr
Wed Aug 14, 2019 10:46 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Emiliano Sala
Replies: 38
Views: 3872

Re: Emiliano Sala

I was reading an article on this today. It appears that Sala hadn't actually signed a contract with Cardiff. The Premier League initially rejected the transfer due to the payment schedule that had been agreed between the two clubs for the deal and Cardiff say that Sala hadn't signed the revised con...
by dsr
Wed Aug 14, 2019 12:59 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: First Turf Moor floodlights switched on
Replies: 25
Views: 1331

Re: ARTICLE: First Turf Moor floodlights switched on

I'm sure I've seen somewhere that Burnley played the first ever floodlit game - against Padiham, in the 1880's. They used suspended gas lamps about 12 feet off the ground, and it wasn't a great success. All this from memory and I've no idea where from -anyone know?
by dsr
Wed Aug 14, 2019 10:04 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Wolves game?
Replies: 20
Views: 1581

Re: Wolves game?

But they are 4 up from the away leg, so surely common sense says that they are certain to win the tie. Reminds me of the time when Fulham lost 10-0 away to Liverpool in the first leg of a League Cup tie. The second leg programme set out what would happen if the aggregate scores were level after 90 ...
by dsr
Wed Aug 14, 2019 12:58 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Three defenders on the bench Sat
Replies: 48
Views: 2442

Re: Three defenders on the bench Sat

I feel for Vydra. Clearly wants game time, and works his socks off (maybe even tries too hard) when he gets the chance. I imagine the situation started as a subtle nod from SD to the board that they should have offered more for J-Rod last season. And Vydra was the victim. He looked very, very good ...
by dsr
Wed Aug 14, 2019 12:53 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: League Cup should be scrapped
Replies: 30
Views: 1691

Re: League Cup should be scrapped

I agree with the OP. Sports science has advanced so much that they have proved beyond doubt that footballers can't play 45 games a season, and presumably never could. (Sounds Irish, I know, but they're the experts.) So scrap the League Cup, play about 4 more league games before Christmas, and play t...
by dsr
Wed Aug 14, 2019 12:39 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: LEAGUE CUP 2ND RD
Replies: 107
Views: 6304

Re: LEAGUE CUP 2ND RD

South West Claret. wrote:Did they put out a load of reserves at Stanley tonight does anyone know?

I don't know who normally plays for Sunderland, but they had 7 of the numbers 1-11 playing which suggests a strong team (unless they have unusual squad numbers).
by dsr
Tue Aug 13, 2019 12:51 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Going to games alone
Replies: 113
Views: 4896

Re: Going to games alone

2 Bee Holed wrote:... One word of warning though, when you find yourself arguing
with yourself, then perhaps it's time to see a Doctor. :lol:

Especially if you start losing those arguments.
by dsr
Tue Aug 13, 2019 12:49 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: LEAGUE CUP 2ND RD
Replies: 107
Views: 6304

Re: LEAGUE CUP 2ND RD

I think you're missing the point. It's not the game time that could be damaging, but the potential injuries received to key players that is the risk. Why risk playing key players against lower league opposition, who can be more clumsy in the tackle, for a slim chance to win a cup. Our primary focus...
by dsr
Tue Aug 13, 2019 12:16 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Supporters’ Club weekend trip to Spurs
Replies: 40
Views: 1478

Re: ARTICLE: Supporters’ Club weekend trip to Spurs

Why on earth would you have a weekend in London and then stay at Heathrow? If meals are provided at the hotel it means after arrival your weekend is pretty much based there apart from the game as there is nothing at all except motorways and runways to look at or visit. It's not even close to Totten...
by dsr
Tue Aug 13, 2019 11:26 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Bury : No Wages
Replies: 284
Views: 20979

Re: Bury : No Wages

If the club can't see the way to pay its debts and the director(s) don't put the company into administration, then the directors become personally liable for any debts. Administration isn't supposed to be an option - it's compulsory for the directors to do it as soon as they see it's necessary.
by dsr
Tue Aug 13, 2019 11:24 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: LEAGUE CUP 2ND RD
Replies: 107
Views: 6304

Re: LEAGUE CUP 2ND RD

South West Claret. wrote:No I mean exactly what I said before which I'm sure you will understand at some stage.

Oh, I see. What you're saying is that your view of what Burnley should be doing is the only view and all other views are wrong? You must be a very important person.
by dsr
Tue Aug 13, 2019 10:04 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: LEAGUE CUP 2ND RD
Replies: 107
Views: 6304

Re: LEAGUE CUP 2ND RD

South West Claret. wrote:You obviously don't understand the importance of Burnley FC remaining in the Premiership for another year.

That's beautifully patronising. Are you sure that you don't mean that I have a different opinion of how to do it? ;)

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