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by Lord Beamish
Sat Mar 23, 2019 8:37 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Bring Tripps Home
Replies: 18
Views: 795

Re: Bring Tripps Home

Trippier isn’t coming back. Stop dreaming.
by Lord Beamish
Fri Mar 22, 2019 6:34 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: The Naked Truth
Replies: 5163
Views: 52943

Re: Brexit: The Naked Truth

SmudgetheClaret wrote:It's the ballot box you need to be frightened off ...

Frightened off the Ballot Box? Is he sat on it?
by Lord Beamish
Thu Mar 21, 2019 12:15 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Disappearance of Madeleine McCann
Replies: 134
Views: 5180

Re: Disappearance of Madeleine McCann

Billy Balfour wrote:Quite. I think it's highly commendable that you find the time to comment on things you don't care about. It shows commitment.

It’s more a comment upon how people on this thread are over thinking it.
by Lord Beamish
Thu Mar 21, 2019 11:51 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Disappearance of Madeleine McCann
Replies: 134
Views: 5180

Re: Disappearance of Madeleine McCann

Billy Balfour wrote:Yet you just had to comment.

Yes. This is an open forum, after all.
by Lord Beamish
Thu Mar 21, 2019 11:26 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Disappearance of Madeleine McCann
Replies: 134
Views: 5180

Re: Disappearance of Madeleine McCann

Jakubclaret wrote: like I said earlier we will go to our graves not really knowing for certain.

I’ll go to my grave not really caring one way or the other.
by Lord Beamish
Thu Mar 21, 2019 7:37 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Downfall (Film)
Replies: 18
Views: 1111

Re: Downfall (Film)

Imploding Turtle wrote:This is your first contribution to the board since October, and it's to act like a tosser to someone who wants to talk about a film they watched.

He like to blow his own Clarinet.
by Lord Beamish
Wed Mar 20, 2019 9:56 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: The Naked Truth
Replies: 5163
Views: 52943

Re: Brexit: The Naked Truth

South West Claret. wrote:So I wonder what the next exciting episode will bring tomorrow, any guesses.

May to self-immolate in front of the dispatch box?
by Lord Beamish
Wed Mar 20, 2019 8:21 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Is May going to resign today?
Replies: 69
Views: 2290

Re: Is May going to resign today?

joey13 wrote:Why ?
It’s May who’s negotiated a unpalatable deal for all sides

Because he talked to the IRA/is a Communist/is a sandal-wearing Leftie(delete as appropriate).
by Lord Beamish
Wed Mar 20, 2019 7:02 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Is May going to resign today?
Replies: 69
Views: 2290

Re: Is May going to resign today?

She’s going to announce that she was the winner of the £71m Euro Millions Draw, this week, and that we can all go and f *ck ourselves.
by Lord Beamish
Wed Mar 20, 2019 8:57 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Anyone else thinking of NOT renewing next season?
Replies: 203
Views: 5005

Re: Anyone else thinking of NOT renewing next season?

My decision is made. I cancelled the DD, and I’ll be doing other things next season. I might take in the occasional Home Game, but I’m looking forward to not being tied to it. I’ve stopped enjoying it, so I’m taking positive action about that. I did it in 2010/11 when the Club negligently left Brian...
by Lord Beamish
Tue Mar 19, 2019 9:48 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: The Naked Truth
Replies: 5163
Views: 52943

Re: Brexit: The Naked Truth

I see we are all still discussing trade, but surely by now everyone can see the truth - that short term we would take a hit from leaving Death Star orbit, and some of our trading partners would take a hit too, and no deal would simply exaggerate the effect of that hit. That all seems very clear. Lo...
by Lord Beamish
Mon Mar 18, 2019 10:43 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Shooting in Utrecht
Replies: 6
Views: 847

Re: Shooting in Utrecht

Imploding Turtle wrote:People are *****.

Some people can be. Mainly, they’re quite nice. It’s the outliers in all this who get the headlines. Rather like an idiot shouting in a quiet library.
by Lord Beamish
Mon Mar 18, 2019 10:03 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Disappearance of Madeleine McCann
Replies: 134
Views: 5180

Re: Disappearance of Madeleine McCann

claretdj wrote:Ouch! A bit distasteful that.

Too soon?
by Lord Beamish
Mon Mar 18, 2019 10:02 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: NZ Gun Laws
Replies: 6
Views: 269

Re: NZ Gun Laws

We did it with Automatic Weapons after Hungerford. No attacks since. We did it with multiple shot pistols after Dunblane. Same result.
Seems a progressive move, to be fair. Kudos to the NZ Government.
by Lord Beamish
Mon Mar 18, 2019 9:32 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Disappearance of Madeleine McCann
Replies: 134
Views: 5180

Re: Disappearance of Madeleine McCann

If you’ve seen this programme you’ve spent more time watching Madeliene than her parents did.
by Lord Beamish
Mon Mar 18, 2019 9:31 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Crouch
Replies: 105
Views: 3598

Re: Crouch

£3m a year salary is not exactly “on the cheap”. When we bought Lennon that was to improve the first team. When we bought Brady and Westwood - only one of them was to improve the first team. Westwood was bought as a squad player...and hardly kicked a ball for a good while after. These windows are b...
by Lord Beamish
Mon Mar 18, 2019 9:17 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Be proud we are still punching way above weight
Replies: 86
Views: 1738

Re: Be proud we are still punching way above weight

NL Claret wrote:Will you still be posting next season?

Asking for a friend.

Yes. Lots of non-attending Burnley Fans post on here. I don’t see why I shouldn’t be one of them.
by Lord Beamish
Mon Mar 18, 2019 9:06 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Crouch
Replies: 105
Views: 3598

Re: Crouch

We have done little business in January transfer windows under Dyche - he has said he does not like them. Last January we brought in Lennon on a big wage and for the first eleven. I can’t remember any fans at the time saying that was a poor transfer window - infact most said it was a good one bring...
by Lord Beamish
Mon Mar 18, 2019 8:51 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Crouch
Replies: 105
Views: 3598

Re: Crouch

So Cork was bought in the same window as Wood then. Of course Bardsley was bought as back up - but he was bought because Dyche thought he was good enough to play in the first team if needed. As for Taylor i’m not really sure what you are complaining about ? Do you not think that he was a good signi...
by Lord Beamish
Mon Mar 18, 2019 8:38 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Be proud we are still punching way above weight
Replies: 86
Views: 1738

Re: Be proud we are still punching way above weight

Indecisive wrote:Well obviously I hope it’s a decision you’ll later regret.

Why would you like me to regret it? How strange.
by Lord Beamish
Mon Mar 18, 2019 8:28 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Be proud we are still punching way above weight
Replies: 86
Views: 1738

Re: Be proud we are still punching way above weight

Indecisive wrote:Fair play. Are you going to do a 180 if we go on another 8 game run?

No. Decision made.
by Lord Beamish
Sun Mar 17, 2019 9:53 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Shootings at a Mosque in Christchurch, NZ
Replies: 206
Views: 4639

Re: Shootings at a Mosque in Christchurch, NZ

bluelabrador16 wrote:Lord Beamish



Could you quote from my post where I said the above, thanks.

If not,.. apologise and delete your post

Certainly not.
by Lord Beamish
Sun Mar 17, 2019 8:13 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: A different view on yesterday’s defeat
Replies: 33
Views: 1457

Re: A different view on yesterday’s defeat

Ah, but shots on target don't include chances created, and if Wood had at least got his miss on target,if McNeil hit the target, and if Taylor's pen wasgiven then it could be a completely different story. 13 shots yesterday, with probably about 10 in the second half. That's potentially 10 chances c...
by Lord Beamish
Sun Mar 17, 2019 7:39 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: A different view on yesterday’s defeat
Replies: 33
Views: 1457

Re: A different view on yesterday’s defeat

No excuse for just how poor we were against 10 men for practically all the game. The non-award of the Pen aside, we were the architects of our own downfall. 18 months of stagnation on the pitch has come back to haunt us. We struggle to break even ordinary teams down, at the Turf.
by Lord Beamish
Sun Mar 17, 2019 7:29 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Be proud we are still punching way above weight
Replies: 86
Views: 1738

Re: Be proud we are still punching way above weight

Continually punching above our weight for pretty much Dyche’s tenure. Progressing everything off the pitch as we go. Building a much better infrastructure. Improving our impact in the community. Qualifying for European competition. These are all things to be proud of. Wish those who think it’s ‘wea...
by Lord Beamish
Sun Mar 17, 2019 3:28 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Why wasn’t Taylor booked?
Replies: 25
Views: 2026

Re: Why wasn’t Taylor booked?

Shite refereeing.
by Lord Beamish
Sun Mar 17, 2019 3:28 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Recruiting players
Replies: 21
Views: 796

Re: Recruiting players

The Club has not progressed in any meaningful way in the pitch since last season. That is negligence on the part of those running it. Our first team has stood still and we are paying for it with a likely relegation.
by Lord Beamish
Sun Mar 17, 2019 3:22 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Be proud we are still punching way above weight
Replies: 86
Views: 1738

Re: Be proud we are still punching way above weight

Pride at ‘punching above our weight’ wears a bit thin, after a while.
by Lord Beamish
Sun Mar 17, 2019 12:32 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Puzzling since Spurs game
Replies: 23
Views: 1281

Re: Puzzling since Spurs game

Liverpool game aside, all the others knew what everyone should know when playing against Burnley, let us have a lot of the ball. We’re hopeless when given loads of possession. Add some rank defending into the mix and you’ve got a perfect storm of shite for us. I hope Cardiff don’t come here with poi...
by Lord Beamish
Sun Mar 17, 2019 12:03 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Big Sam said always respect a point
Replies: 12
Views: 795

Re: Big Sam said always respect a point

We should have been murdering a team playing for 85 mins with 10 men. The fact we were t shows just how little progress has been made since last season. In fact, we’ve actually gone backwards.
by Lord Beamish
Sun Mar 17, 2019 12:01 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Anyone else thinking of NOT renewing next season?
Replies: 203
Views: 5005

Re: Anyone else thinking of NOT renewing next season?

I got the feeling, after the Leicester game last season, that I’d seen the High Water Mark in my time supporting Burnley FC. As the rest of that season and then this one progressed, I think many of the staff and players at the Club did, too. I gave serious consideration to not renewing last season, ...
by Lord Beamish
Sun Mar 17, 2019 10:57 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Shootings at a Mosque in Christchurch, NZ
Replies: 206
Views: 4639

Re: Shootings at a Mosque in Christchurch, NZ

I knew you’d be along at some point to tell us that the Jews did it.
by Lord Beamish
Sat Mar 16, 2019 5:50 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Crouch
Replies: 105
Views: 3598

Re: Crouch

I feared letting Vokes go and replacing him with Ctouch would weaken our starting squad, and I feel today it showed. I’m not claiming we’d have won, but Vokes would’ve offered something more upfront as a sub than Crouch, today.
by Lord Beamish
Fri Mar 15, 2019 1:21 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Shootings at a Mosque in Christchurch, NZ
Replies: 206
Views: 4639

Re: Shootings at a Mosque in Christchurch, NZ

Falcon wrote:Are you for real?

Could be Poe’s Law in action.
by Lord Beamish
Fri Mar 15, 2019 12:14 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Shootings at a Mosque in Christchurch, NZ
Replies: 206
Views: 4639

Re: Shootings at a Mosque in Christchurch, NZ

Which is fair enough, millions (probably billions) of people watch murder documentaries/read books about serial killers etc .... does that make them the same as people who look up child porn as mentioned above :? There’s a massive difference between reading books about Murder and True Crime and wat...
by Lord Beamish
Fri Mar 15, 2019 12:07 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: The Naked Truth
Replies: 5163
Views: 52943

Re: Brexit: The Naked Truth

I wonder what the real Rolf Harris thinks about Brexit?

Also, if he doesn’t leave prison in a pine box, will the Home Office be seeking to repatriate him to Australia?
by Lord Beamish
Fri Mar 15, 2019 12:03 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Shootings at a Mosque in Christchurch, NZ
Replies: 206
Views: 4639

Re: Shootings at a Mosque in Christchurch, NZ

ClaretAndJew wrote:I mean, looking at gruesome images isn't a crime. Child porn is. I don't think the indulgences are the same. I respect your opinion mate, just don't agree at all in this case.

It’s the link between the prurient and the morbid that I’m highlighting, not the legality.
by Lord Beamish
Fri Mar 15, 2019 11:58 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Shootings at a Mosque in Christchurch, NZ
Replies: 206
Views: 4639

Re: Shootings at a Mosque in Christchurch, NZ

ClaretAndJew wrote:I think that's a little bit of a different kettle of fish there, Beamish.

No. The principle is still the same. It’s people coming up with bullsh1t excuses for consuming and indulging in the worst aspects of Humanity.
by Lord Beamish
Fri Mar 15, 2019 11:55 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Shootings at a Mosque in Christchurch, NZ
Replies: 206
Views: 4639

Re: Shootings at a Mosque in Christchurch, NZ

We’re not going to agree on this - so no point in keeping on speaking about it. You don’t want to hear anything away from your thoughts on it..... so nothing to discuss really. Don’t worry too much about it, mate. I didn’t really believe Pete Townsend or Chris Langham when they claimed they were ‘j...
by Lord Beamish
Fri Mar 15, 2019 11:42 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Shootings at a Mosque in Christchurch, NZ
Replies: 206
Views: 4639

Re: Shootings at a Mosque in Christchurch, NZ

I mentioned earlier that it was dark curiosity and also maybe some insight into why the attack was carried out. When I realised what i’d thought could be on the video wasn’t, I stopped watching it. Just because that doesn’t sit well with your psyche doesn’t mean it’s a complete nonsense. Some insig...
by Lord Beamish
Fri Mar 15, 2019 11:36 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Shootings at a Mosque in Christchurch, NZ
Replies: 206
Views: 4639

Re: Shootings at a Mosque in Christchurch, NZ

Some people can handle watching things others can’t as they view it with a different viewpoint. Death doesn’t bother me as much as some others as I had to block off some of the emotional side of it for quite a while in a previous career. That doesn’t mean I have no empathy with people, I don’t take...
by Lord Beamish
Fri Mar 15, 2019 11:28 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Shootings at a Mosque in Christchurch, NZ
Replies: 206
Views: 4639

Re: Shootings at a Mosque in Christchurch, NZ

There are no doubt people who watch it for kicks, but if you think that's the only reason people watch things then your imagination is even more lacking than those for whom a text description of what happens during tragedies is inadequate. I'm not going to get in a flame war with you, but you seem ...
by Lord Beamish
Fri Mar 15, 2019 11:26 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Shootings at a Mosque in Christchurch, NZ
Replies: 206
Views: 4639

Re: Shootings at a Mosque in Christchurch, NZ

Please dont judge me on that, it was 14/15 years ago - I am a different person now to who I was then. Yes, I agree that mawkish is the wrong term, apologies. I’m sure you are. I’m sorry if I came across as harsh. I just struggle to understand the desire to watch these things, let alone try to justi...
by Lord Beamish
Fri Mar 15, 2019 11:15 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Shootings at a Mosque in Christchurch, NZ
Replies: 206
Views: 4639

Re: Shootings at a Mosque in Christchurch, NZ

I remember watching the Ken Bigley beheading video and it really made me feel sick to the stomach, and just thinking about watching it now whilst typing this is making me feel ill again. Back then it was a case of mawkish curiosity and I have regretted it ever since, I was wrong to want to watch it...
by Lord Beamish
Fri Mar 15, 2019 11:00 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Shootings at a Mosque in Christchurch, NZ
Replies: 206
Views: 4639

Re: Shootings at a Mosque in Christchurch, NZ

I feel blessed that I don’t have the type of friends who think I’d be interested in watching innocent men, women, and children run around in abject terror whilst being shot to pieces by automatic weapon-fire.
by Lord Beamish
Fri Mar 15, 2019 10:27 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Shootings at a Mosque in Christchurch, NZ
Replies: 206
Views: 4639

Re: Shootings at a Mosque in Christchurch, NZ

Burnley1989 wrote:Just watched the 16 minute video, wouldn’t recommend it. It’s knocked me sick to the pit of my stomach, evil animal

Why on earth would anyone choose to watch this? What were you actually expecting?
This is the worst kind of faux outrage, rubber-necking.
by Lord Beamish
Fri Mar 15, 2019 10:19 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Shootings at a Mosque in Christchurch, NZ
Replies: 206
Views: 4639

Re: Shootings at a Mosque in Christchurch, NZ

Have you changed your stance, Bobinho?
by Lord Beamish
Fri Mar 15, 2019 10:16 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Shootings at a Mosque in Christchurch, NZ
Replies: 206
Views: 4639

Re: Shootings at a Mosque in Christchurch, NZ

Brenton Tarrant literally published a manifesto prior to carrying out this massacre. He stated his motivations were to 'create an atmosphere of fear' and to 'incite violence' against muslims. He paid tribute to Breivik, Osborne, Dylan Roof and more. It’s bad enough that someone tries a weaselling s...
by Lord Beamish
Fri Mar 15, 2019 9:23 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Paul Scholes
Replies: 33
Views: 1604

Re: Paul Scholes

Steve1956 wrote:Has he ever been seen since(Buchan) :D

He, like Waddle, seemed a really nice bloke. I just think both lacked the hard edge needed to be a success as a Gaffer.
by Lord Beamish
Fri Mar 15, 2019 9:18 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Steven Ward
Replies: 14
Views: 1109

Re: Steven Ward

I strongly suspect he’ll leave in the Summer. Extensions are usually triggered long before now.

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