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by dsr
Fri Sep 25, 2020 11:06 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Last night of the Proms
Replies: 456
Views: 7534

Re: Last night of the Proms

Damo wrote:
Fri Sep 25, 2020 10:12 pm
... Will be the last we hear from all the people who hate anyone who has the same coloured skin as anyone who traded slaves hundreds of years ago) ...
Everybody has the same coloured skin as people who traded slaves hundreds of years ago. (OK, maybe not David Dickinson.)
by dsr
Fri Sep 25, 2020 5:06 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Tark - transfer
Replies: 1051
Views: 74309

Re: Tark - transfer

claretandy wrote:
Fri Sep 25, 2020 4:53 pm
Of course it will, we did the same with Brownhill and Wells, in the opposite way though.
And if they had taken the michael with the valuations, the FA (or someone) would have got involved. Multi-million pound scams aren't as easy as that to fiddle.
by dsr
Fri Sep 25, 2020 5:05 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Tark - transfer
Replies: 1051
Views: 74309

Re: Tark - transfer

Can see this developing-they are really short of defenders-Indidi a make- :shock: CH now out for 12 weeks and Evans injured too.Their bid for the young St Etienne CH is stagnating. It would be a good signing for LCFC. When all fit I see Rogers, who is a fan of 3 at the back playing Tarks/Evans /Son...
by dsr
Fri Sep 25, 2020 3:58 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Tark - transfer
Replies: 1051
Views: 74309

Re: Tark - transfer

Think Leicester was always the 1 that could appeal most to him, also make sense if he was to go there as part of the fee a player is included bringing down the fee which brings down the sell on fee. No it doesn't. A value is assigned to the part-ex player, like it was with the Wells-Brownhill move ...
by dsr
Fri Sep 25, 2020 3:44 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Tark - transfer
Replies: 1051
Views: 74309

Re: Tark - transfer

As Tarkowski has already agreed that £50m is the price at which he will be allowed to leave, then I suggest we stick to that agreement. Remember when he left Brentford it was because they didn't stick to what he says they had agreed. This is different. Tarkowski agreed a release clause but if Burnle...
by dsr
Fri Sep 25, 2020 3:41 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Last night of the Proms
Replies: 456
Views: 7534

Re: Last night of the Proms

https://stopfundinghate.info/ Stop Funding Hate is a worthy campaign. I suppose it's another step towards your definition of a free press. The press will never be truly free until it has to print only that news which it is told to by the government. You can't have a free press when the press can pr...
by dsr
Fri Sep 25, 2020 11:36 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Leyton Orient - and the action taken against them
Replies: 77
Views: 1740

Re: Leyton Orient - and the action taken against them

Presumably the FL believes that Hull and others did the right thing and Leyton Orient were in the wrong.

I wonder what happens if (as is not unlikely) the PL refuses to play against teams that haven't been tested?
by dsr
Fri Sep 25, 2020 9:06 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: 5 cm too small
Replies: 7
Views: 1449

Re: 5 cm too small

I did see a comment by a Spurs fan to the end that why would they put Joe Hart in goal, and then ask for the goals to be made bigger :o :lol:
by dsr
Fri Sep 25, 2020 12:53 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Manchester City are next cup opponents
Replies: 39
Views: 1950

Re: ARTICLE: Manchester City are next cup opponents

• Liverpool vs Arsenal • Burnley vs Manchester City • Brentford vs Fulham • Everton vs West Ham • Aston Villa vs Stoke City • Leyton Orient/Tottenham Hotspur vs Chelsea • Newport County vs Newcastle United • Brighton & Hove Albion vs Manchester United For certain, the TV companies will prefer Liver...
by dsr
Fri Sep 25, 2020 12:50 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: 5 cm too small
Replies: 7
Views: 1449

Re: 5 cm too small

Jimmymaccer wrote:
Fri Sep 25, 2020 12:21 am
I’ve just had enough of this ......Mourinho talking [deleted] as usual........and no footy live for months.....I not sure if in 6 months footy will be the same.
Are you saying that the home team should be allowed to set the crossbar at any height they like?
by dsr
Fri Sep 25, 2020 12:45 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: New Lockdown
Replies: 272
Views: 9596

Re: New Lockdown

The number of cases per 100,000 is useless for comparison purposes unless they say how many tests have been done. The number of people admitted to hospital and the number of deaths are much more comparable. Out of interest, and please no-one read anything into this question, but we have been told al...
by dsr
Thu Sep 24, 2020 10:53 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The Chase
Replies: 16
Views: 1519

Re: The Chase

I know Countdown is back recording new episodes, but is any other quiz show on new stuff? I see Only Connect is just back, so perhaps they are. If they allow family teams only then a Covid bubble would be trivial!
by dsr
Thu Sep 24, 2020 1:14 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Almond Milk!
Replies: 30
Views: 1179

Re: Almond Milk!

Vegas Claret wrote:
Wed Sep 23, 2020 9:41 pm
I have almond milk as I can't have "normal" milk - took a while to get used to it I must admit
My sister says oat milk tastes just like cow's milk, if that's any use to you?
by dsr
Wed Sep 23, 2020 11:55 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: New Lockdown
Replies: 272
Views: 9596

Re: New Lockdown

A recent LSE report stated that the long term impact on the economy of no deal Brexit is likely to be at least twice as bad as that of Covid but you don’t seem to have a problem with that. Not sure of the relevance to a coronavirus thread. Haven;t we a Brexit thread for you to do Brexit sniping on?
by dsr
Wed Sep 23, 2020 11:33 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: New Lockdown
Replies: 272
Views: 9596

Re: New Lockdown

A member of the Scientific Advisory Group for Emergencies (Sage), who did not wish to be named, told the Guardian that “the scientific advice is that stronger restrictions should apply overall” Apparent for a while but again clear we are no longer 'Following the science'. Economics is a science as ...
by dsr
Wed Sep 23, 2020 11:30 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Covid lifestyle changes you will keep
Replies: 32
Views: 1065

Re: Covid lifestyle changes you will keep

To be picky, if you're going back to the pub once the virus calms down, that isn't a lifestyle change, as you'll be going back to what you did. I know someone who's currently recovering from Covid, had to go into hospital and was in a bad way. One thing he said he's learned is that the majority of ...
by dsr
Wed Sep 23, 2020 11:17 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Dyche comments on potential financial help in sport
Replies: 44
Views: 2460

Re: Dyche comments on potential financial help in sport

Hi dsr, do you think PFA setting up a "charity" to pay wages to professional footballers will qualify as a charity and receive gift aid? I would have thought it was possible given the bright legal minds. If it is to give money to people whose employers genuinely can't afford it? Prevention of pover...
by dsr
Wed Sep 23, 2020 7:09 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Millwall game - stream
Replies: 51
Views: 4749

Re: Millwall game - stream

Anyone else having trouble with the picture on carabao.com? It's very stop-start on mine.
by dsr
Wed Sep 23, 2020 3:21 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: New Lockdown
Replies: 272
Views: 9596

Re: New Lockdown

Tall Paul wrote:
Wed Sep 23, 2020 2:45 pm
I know that, but the point is that she doesn't have to be stuck at home alone.
One of them does. Under these rules, Mrs Smith can be visited twice a day, every day while Mrs. Jones cannot be visited at all. Or vice versa.
by dsr
Wed Sep 23, 2020 2:27 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Dyche comments on potential financial help in sport
Replies: 44
Views: 2460

Re: Dyche comments on potential financial help in sport

The problem with big clubs using their profits to support the small clubs, is that big clubs don't make profits. They have more income, but it all goes out again on expenses = primarily wages. If the vast TV income is to be shared out more fairly in the short term, or medium term, or as long as coro...
by dsr
Wed Sep 23, 2020 2:17 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: New Lockdown
Replies: 272
Views: 9596

Re: New Lockdown

No I haven't, I have come on to express how strongly I feel about people breaking rules....my partner has had to live through this whole thing coming home from work in tears watching people die from this on a nightly basis during the first wave....God forbid she has to go through a second wave but ...
by dsr
Wed Sep 23, 2020 2:11 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: New Lockdown
Replies: 272
Views: 9596

Re: New Lockdown

Yeah, we are in the middle of a pandemic where the government have put in place rules to try and quell it yet people think they are above these rules and they don't apply so the ones of us that are doing the right thing will be 'punished'...go ahead, break the rules, in a way, I hope those that do ...
by dsr
Wed Sep 23, 2020 2:07 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Stephens deal imminent
Replies: 232
Views: 19170

Re: Stephens deal imminent

I was expecting nothing,so please forgive me while i go outside and do a few cartwheels of delight,we have signed someone who cant get in the Brighton side,but good luck Dale Stephens i hope it works out ;) I doubt he'll get in the Burnley side either, unless Brownhill moves to the right hand side ...
by dsr
Wed Sep 23, 2020 2:03 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: New Lockdown
Replies: 272
Views: 9596

Re: New Lockdown

If she lives alone she can bubble with another household, no? That's the problem referred to above. If Mrs Smith's son marries Mrs Jones' daughter, then Mr and Mrs Smith-Jones can bubble with only one of their parents, legally, The other must be left unvisited for the duration. And that's before yo...
by dsr
Wed Sep 23, 2020 2:00 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: New Lockdown
Replies: 272
Views: 9596

Re: New Lockdown

Soooo...how would you feel if you go and see her, the very next day you get symptoms or a call from Track and Trace and find out the next day you are positive and you have passed it to your 85 yo mum who falls gravely ill, is admitted to hospital into ITU. You ca't now visit her while she is suffer...
by dsr
Wed Sep 23, 2020 12:20 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: New Lockdown
Replies: 272
Views: 9596

Re: New Lockdown

CombatClaret wrote:
Wed Sep 23, 2020 11:26 am
They put Valance and Whitty on TV by themselves who said "we must break unnecessary links between households"
Did anyone ask them to define "unnecessary"?
by dsr
Tue Sep 22, 2020 9:13 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Wow BJ eviscerates the EU!!!
Replies: 376
Views: 7504

Re: Wow BJ eviscerates the EU!!!

I’d say that you coming along to tell us that the experts are wrong when it comes to the negative impact of Brexit is a fairly accurate characterisation. Why is it unpleasant? It's unpleasant because your whole attitude is to sneer. Not to respect the other person's point of view even if you disagr...
by dsr
Tue Sep 22, 2020 8:37 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Wow BJ eviscerates the EU!!!
Replies: 376
Views: 7504

Re: Wow BJ eviscerates the EU!!!

GodIsADeeJay81 wrote:
Tue Sep 22, 2020 8:35 pm
There are people living outside of the EU/UK who still have English Bank accounts, why haven't theirs been closed down?
The EU is more protectionist than most and one way they find to "support" their own banks (and other industries) is to put obstacles in the way of the competition.
by dsr
Tue Sep 22, 2020 8:31 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Wow BJ eviscerates the EU!!!
Replies: 376
Views: 7504

Re: Wow BJ eviscerates the EU!!!

martin_p wrote:
Tue Sep 22, 2020 7:33 pm
Don’t worry, dsr will be along soon to tell us this isn’t happening.
I was just about to post "don't worry, martinp will be along soon to add an unpleasant, sneering post that adds nothing to the discussion" when you beat me to it.
by dsr
Tue Sep 22, 2020 11:56 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: About time too
Replies: 25
Views: 1987

Re: About time too

At 80 years old, you have about a 1 in 10 chance of dying in the next year. What does it become if you see your family in that time? 1 in 9?
by dsr
Tue Sep 22, 2020 2:21 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: About time too
Replies: 25
Views: 1987

Re: About time too

huw.Y.WattfromWare wrote:
Mon Sep 21, 2020 11:27 pm
I fully understand the thinking behind the decision but surely the grand-parents are the ones that need the protection by separation.
Perhaps the grandparents think they're old enough to make their own minds up.
by dsr
Tue Sep 22, 2020 2:19 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Wow BJ eviscerates the EU!!!
Replies: 376
Views: 7504

Re: Wow BJ eviscerates the EU!!!

No details of the venue of the Christening, just lots of statements that it was a small, private service. The allegation is that he went to Perugia and had the service there. By "no details of the venue of the Christening", do you mean "although the venue of Westminster Cathedral has been confirmed...
by dsr
Tue Sep 22, 2020 12:29 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Wow BJ eviscerates the EU!!!
Replies: 376
Views: 7504

Re: Wow BJ eviscerates the EU!!!

I havent believed anything and I havent seen any evidence of this christening taking place. Show me a pic or even a report of the christening event before this Perugia story broke and I'll take that as reasonable proof (I did initially just ask a question if there was proof) If you havent any evide...
by dsr
Mon Sep 21, 2020 11:52 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Wow BJ eviscerates the EU!!!
Replies: 376
Views: 7504

Re: Wow BJ eviscerates the EU!!!

I agree and apart from my jokey comment I havent got involved. I just think to say it has been proved to be totally untrue is going over the top the other way Just stick to the facts as at the moment them alone paint the claim as unsubstantiated wishful thinking on the side of the anti-tory bigrade...
by dsr
Mon Sep 21, 2020 11:46 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: There is a real positivity to the group
Replies: 11
Views: 908

Re: ARTICLE: There is a real positivity to the group

You clearly don't understand our manager, our players and the relationship they have. I don't doubt they're a positive lot, but I also think that a lot of the European season first half struggles were because it was the one time that Dyche let them believe that this was one wall they couldn't run t...
by dsr
Mon Sep 21, 2020 11:14 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: There is a real positivity to the group
Replies: 11
Views: 908

Re: ARTICLE: There is a real positivity to the group

It's Sean Dyche that is filtering through to the players, that's why they are so positive. If you deem not having enough players as negative then so be it, I see it as being realistic. Of course not having enough players is a negative. But telling the players that there aren't enough of them and im...
by dsr
Mon Sep 21, 2020 5:28 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Car servicing costs
Replies: 36
Views: 1183

Re: Car servicing costs

[duplicate post]
by dsr
Mon Sep 21, 2020 5:28 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Car servicing costs
Replies: 36
Views: 1183

Re: Car servicing costs

I don't know, but I know that it depends on the car make, model, and age, which you haven't quoted.

Also it ties you down to going to the same place even if they're unsatisfactory, and it won't include cost of any general repairs that you will still need to pay all at once.
by dsr
Mon Sep 21, 2020 5:21 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Good window if....
Replies: 28
Views: 1656

Re: Good window if....

I think losing Mee and Tarks probably cost us a Point yesterday. We certainly wouldn’t have conceded 4. Not criticizing the center backs who played but it takes a long time to form a back four as good as we have when all are fit. I don’t believe Tarks was injured but either way it is a shambles to ...
by dsr
Mon Sep 21, 2020 1:44 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: There is a real positivity to the group
Replies: 11
Views: 908

Re: ARTICLE: There is a real positivity to the group

There is a positivity to the team. I just hope that Sean Dyche's negativity about the strength of the squad doesn't filter through.
by dsr
Mon Sep 21, 2020 1:41 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Jimmy Dunne
Replies: 65
Views: 4160

Re: Jimmy Dunne

As a young player in his debut, he needed to be partnering either Mee or Tarkowski. To keep the defence organised, we needed at least one of the organisers in chief. Mee and Dunne is a far different set up than Long and Dunne. As it was, I thought the full backs were pulling inside more than usual t...
by dsr
Mon Sep 21, 2020 1:32 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Wow BJ eviscerates the EU!!!
Replies: 376
Views: 7504

Re: Wow BJ eviscerates the EU!!!

He comes across as somewhat of a coward at times. Prime Ministers never advertise their holidays in advance. Possibly to do with personal security. The royal family are the same. Though if they are denying it, I suspect it isn't true. It would be such a foolish thing to get the sack for. And I can'...
by dsr
Mon Sep 21, 2020 11:26 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Covid testing - What is the wait there?
Replies: 29
Views: 889

Re: Covid testing - What is the wait there?

What are mild symptoms? You’ve either got a temperature or a persistent new cough or you haven’t. Mild symptoms are symptoms which are less severe than severe symptoms. A persistent irritating cough or a temperature one degree above normal are mild symptoms. A cough that leaves you bent double or a...
by dsr
Mon Sep 21, 2020 9:40 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Is it time to make our feelings know?
Replies: 70
Views: 2418

Re: Is it time to make our feelings know?

I suppose the current situation does give the complainers something new to complain about. Last year there were loads of complaints about how we signed an expensive centre half and sat him on the bench. This year the complaints are that we haven't got an expensive centre half sat on the bench. I dar...
by dsr
Sun Sep 20, 2020 11:51 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Is it time to make our feelings know?
Replies: 70
Views: 2418

Re: Is it time to make our feelings know?

Well bf2k as you appear to have knowledge of how to invest in football pray tell how it is done legally for say a group of directors who are perhaps worth about £100million tops, who give their time for nothing and do not wish to lose much of that £100million. Most of the £4-500million from the las...
by dsr
Sun Sep 20, 2020 2:06 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Transfer Window Marks
Replies: 34
Views: 1798

Re: Transfer Window Marks

While we're foretelling the future, how many marks for next January's window?
by dsr
Sat Sep 19, 2020 1:23 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: New Lockdown
Replies: 272
Views: 9596

Re: New Lockdown

Its a head scratcher cos whenever people point to the UK doing worse than countrys who locked down early one of the reasons usually cited is that the UK is more densely populated Not by me. If the population is spread out throughout the country, it makes a difference. If the population lives, as mo...
by dsr
Sat Sep 19, 2020 1:01 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: New Lockdown
Replies: 272
Views: 9596

Re: New Lockdown

Does Swedens population density of 25 per km2 help then our compared to 275 per km2? I can only assume its easier to suppress a virus when people are spread out a bit more. No. The population density thing just means that Sweden has a lot more open space where nobody lives. The population density o...
by dsr
Sat Sep 19, 2020 12:02 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Quiz: How well do you know the Channel Islands?
Replies: 12
Views: 365

Re: Quiz: How well do you know the Channel Islands?

I have visited the islands, and it isn't even relatively easy. I scored 2, which almost lower than it's possible to get bearing in mind that random guessing should get you 4. The problem is firstly that the whole set of islands is very pretty in the same way across everywhere. All the views could be...
by dsr
Fri Sep 18, 2020 11:53 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Vivary Way
Replies: 21
Views: 1986

Re: Vivary Way

Hopefully the work now being done near the bus station is finished for monday then. Impatient drivers will be having kittens... Only two routes through Colne - let's close them both at the same time. Craddock Road is closed for a fortnight for complete resurfacing. Joined up thinking - who needs it...