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by Colburn_Claret
Sat Mar 28, 2020 3:39 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Score prediction v Palace...
Replies: 20
Views: 432

Re: Score prediction v Palace...

Good head by Sam, playing alright here
by Colburn_Claret
Sat Mar 28, 2020 3:19 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Score prediction v Palace...
Replies: 20
Views: 432

Re: Score prediction v Palace...

Wtf
Liner never flagged, ref couldn't see far yet disallowed it anyway.
You couldn't make it up, but Madeley did.
by Colburn_Claret
Sat Mar 28, 2020 3:08 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Score prediction v Palace...
Replies: 20
Views: 432

Re: Score prediction v Palace...

Get in Bash
by Colburn_Claret
Sat Mar 28, 2020 3:06 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Score prediction v Palace...
Replies: 20
Views: 432

Re: Score prediction v Palace...

That new lad Tarkowskis first start, I hope he's a good un.
by Colburn_Claret
Sat Mar 28, 2020 11:12 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ***SPOT THE BALL*** End of Season Cup - Round 2
Replies: 44
Views: 407

Re: ***SPOT THE BALL*** End of Season Cup - Round 2

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Image 2 B7
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by Colburn_Claret
Fri Mar 27, 2020 2:00 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Boris Watch
Replies: 895
Views: 16208

Re: Boris Watch

I criticise specific things. The direction of herd immunity without a vaccine, for example, was a mistake, since acknowledged by the government U-turn. I find there are a lot of people unable to see this and other basic facts for themselves, and it’s difficult having a reasoned debate if something ...
by Colburn_Claret
Fri Mar 27, 2020 7:33 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Boris Watch
Replies: 895
Views: 16208

Re: Boris Watch

I say this not just because it suits my agenda, but because I think it's a genuine possibility: - Coronacrisis hasn't really hit yet. Boris announces increasingly stringent measures, gives very solemn press conferences etc. Most people think, 'He's got a handle on this'. Boris high in the opinion p...
by Colburn_Claret
Thu Mar 26, 2020 1:57 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Boris Watch
Replies: 895
Views: 16208

Re: Boris Watch

Not for the first time, you're grasping at extremes to make the government's actions seem reasonable. Read this article for a better understanding of how we could deal with this better: https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2020/mar/25/uk-coronavirus-policy-scientific-dominic-cummings The most ...
by Colburn_Claret
Wed Mar 25, 2020 7:57 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Has time gone backwards?
Replies: 10
Views: 862

Has time gone backwards?

I don't know if it's just me, but walking the streets the last few days. The lack of, or lot less traffic, and fewer people. It's reminded me of when I was a kid and you could play in the street quite safely, and the noise pollution has gone. They say sights and smells are great memory stimulators, ...
by Colburn_Claret
Wed Mar 25, 2020 7:49 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Boris Watch
Replies: 895
Views: 16208

Re: Boris Watch

Herd immunity isn’t a way stop to full lockdown. It’s an alternative approach. The government chose this over full lockdown originally, and then switched more toward a full lockdown - without going as far as a full lockdown. There were still a lot of people on the tube this morning - and that’s bec...
by Colburn_Claret
Wed Mar 25, 2020 10:41 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Boris Watch
Replies: 895
Views: 16208

Re: Boris Watch

So , using your twisted , desperate, desperate political point scoring logic. Hundreds of thousands die - Boris's fault. Deaths kept to minimum - "Boris got away with it." If only you could see yourselves as others do! Any body got a full length mirror spare for one of the messageboard, Boris Bsshi...
by Colburn_Claret
Wed Mar 25, 2020 10:40 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Boris Watch
Replies: 895
Views: 16208

Re: Boris Watch

The government did a U turn after Macron and Co threatened to close borders to us and our own Cabinet threatened a mutiny. This U turn suggests that mistakes were made. Those mistakes may, or may not, result in a helluva lot of extra, needless deaths. The buck, as Johnsonkeeps saying, stops with hi...
by Colburn_Claret
Wed Mar 25, 2020 7:29 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Boris Watch
Replies: 895
Views: 16208

Re: Boris Watch

So criticising Johnson's screw-ups over the last weeks constitutes not supporting the new measures, does it Rigsby ? Only in your weird head. Of course the vast majority support yesterday's measures - who wouldn't ? We're actually discussing how many lives will have been lost, needlessly, through h...
by Colburn_Claret
Tue Mar 24, 2020 5:01 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: SPOT THE BALL End of Season Cup - ROUND 1
Replies: 136
Views: 1604

Re: **SPOT THE BALL** End of Season Cup - ROUND 1

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Image 3 F1
by Colburn_Claret
Tue Mar 24, 2020 10:34 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Boris Watch
Replies: 895
Views: 16208

Re: Boris Watch

Full praise to everyone who has been willing to put up with the abuse and present a more balanced view of what's going on in the country with this crisis. Should not be about backslapping, I-told-you-so, or any other form of one-upmanship. Doubting that the government has got this right is not a le...
by Colburn_Claret
Sat Mar 21, 2020 3:03 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Boris Watch
Replies: 895
Views: 16208

Re: Boris Watch

Why is the herd immunity theory now deemed dangerous by that vast majority of scientists, and why aren't the government still trying to implement it? They did implement it. It was always a case, as they stated from day 1, how long they ran with the herd immunity. They decided that this was the week...
by Colburn_Claret
Fri Mar 20, 2020 9:50 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Self Employed
Replies: 203
Views: 4843

Re: Self Employed

CombatClaret wrote:
Fri Mar 20, 2020 9:46 pm
Wasn't the govt announcement today essentially that, that through Universal Credit self employed can claim an amount equivalent to SSP.
Must have missed it, my daughters partner is self employed and she asked me to sign it, given the thread title I thought it relevant.
by Colburn_Claret
Fri Mar 20, 2020 9:44 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Pollution falling
Replies: 7
Views: 467

Re: Pollution falling

Its improving despite all those cows still farting. Perhaps it really is down to too many people driving too many cars after all :roll:
by Colburn_Claret
Fri Mar 20, 2020 9:40 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Self Employed
Replies: 203
Views: 4843

Re: Self Employed

https://petition.parliament.uk/petitions/300336

A petition to get the self employed some SSP in these times.
644,000 + signataries so far.
I think the government would have got round to it anyway, but every little nudge helps.
by Colburn_Claret
Thu Mar 19, 2020 9:23 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Boris Watch
Replies: 895
Views: 16208

Re: Boris Watch

What kind of things were you expecting to find on a thread called "Boris Watch"? :) I've already said I'm not politicising the virus, but criticising government policy. As Ringo might say; "that's democracy, sometimes people have views different to yours". Goodness knows, I've seen lots of things p...
by Colburn_Claret
Thu Mar 19, 2020 6:26 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Boris Watch
Replies: 895
Views: 16208

Re: Boris Watch

The government received advice from experts, and from that advice chose a plan of action that has since been shown to be wrong, and indeed the government has since changed position from one of letting things take their course, to one of more serious action. The other governments which chose paths o...
by Colburn_Claret
Thu Mar 19, 2020 8:28 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Why is our death rate so high for CV19?
Replies: 62
Views: 2177

Re: Why is our death rate so high for CV19?

Regardless of testing why have Germany managed to keep more people alive to date? Practically everybody who has died, had underlying health conditions. Just as people on here have argued over how many people died of flu. Flu was a contributing factor, but it's also because of those underlying healt...
by Colburn_Claret
Thu Mar 19, 2020 8:18 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Davemanu 2000
Replies: 18
Views: 1297

Re: Davemanu 2000

I was there for a wedding last Easter. Beautiful island a d lovely people, would recommend it to anyone.
If I ever get back Dave....
by Colburn_Claret
Wed Mar 18, 2020 7:54 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Why is our death rate so high for CV19?
Replies: 62
Views: 2177

Re: Why is our death rate so high for CV19?

It could just be down to testing. Even the experts think the number of cases in the UK is far higher than advertised, due to so many having minor symptoms, and dealing with it at home.
by Colburn_Claret
Wed Mar 18, 2020 7:04 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley v Newcastle FA Cup 4th Round
Replies: 21
Views: 839

Re: Burnley v Newcastle FA Cup 4th Round

brunlea99 wrote:
Wed Mar 18, 2020 2:40 pm
Possibly early 60's ??

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fcvw2hrm1YM

Some penalty and some really bad keeping for Pilky's goal !!
Penalty was a bullet compared to Steve Taylor's against Wednesday :oops:
by Colburn_Claret
Wed Mar 18, 2020 6:58 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Stolen from BRFC
Replies: 10
Views: 1493

Re: Stolen from BRFC

Buxtonclaret wrote:
Wed Mar 18, 2020 6:48 pm
They'll not mind you stealing that.
But you just try pinching a saddle.......
They prefer to ride bare back :lol:
by Colburn_Claret
Tue Mar 17, 2020 2:58 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Covid-19
Replies: 4929
Views: 92113

Re: Coronavirus

I understand the concerns around shops pubs etc but surely we have to look at the bigger picture rather than the financial side. What else should the Government do apart from stopping people going to small confined spaces? When it comes to insurance and payouts what insurance company in the world w...
by Colburn_Claret
Tue Mar 17, 2020 11:14 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Manager of the Month
Replies: 40
Views: 2109

Re: Manager of the Month

Well deserved. Ole can go ole

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by Colburn_Claret
Tue Mar 17, 2020 10:09 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Covid-19
Replies: 4929
Views: 92113

Re: Coronavirus

That's what the scientists must believe because now we're effectively hiding from it and hoping some kind of scientific response allows to come out from behind our sofas. That's not the way I read it at all. They aren't waiting for some new scientific response, they are going with what they have an...
by Colburn_Claret
Tue Mar 17, 2020 9:44 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Covid-19
Replies: 4929
Views: 92113

Re: Coronavirus

Certainly is. As that says, "The science has shifted dramatically" And it will again, it always does. No one can forecast coronavirus, only hindsight will give us the 'facts'. You make an educated guess, based on the current data, and you play it as it falls. Imo I think I'd have left the tighter r...
by Colburn_Claret
Mon Mar 16, 2020 5:30 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Covid-19
Replies: 4929
Views: 92113

Re: Coronavirus

No. It's not an estimate. It's a statement of fact. Chuffing hell this is difficult. There is no estimate of future outcomes made. Other than by you. Wrongly. Again. You do realise that its impossible to have a fact and an estimate at the same time. You can have one or the other, but not both
by Colburn_Claret
Mon Mar 16, 2020 5:22 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Covid-19
Replies: 4929
Views: 92113

Re: Coronavirus

Any Mathematicians here? If you take: (a) the worldwide number of 'recovered' coronavirus patients at 84,492 (b) the number of worldwide dead at 6,705 - then that means 8% is the approximate death rate? I have not counted the 89,520 of 'Active' victims because we don't know which of the two groups ...
by Colburn_Claret
Mon Mar 16, 2020 12:15 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: RIP Roy Hudd
Replies: 27
Views: 1096

Re: RIP Roy Hudd

Remember listening to the News Huddlines on the radio, driving down to the match on a Saturday morning.
As they say , they don't make them like that anymore.

RIP
by Colburn_Claret
Mon Mar 16, 2020 11:28 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Covid-19
Replies: 4929
Views: 92113

Re: Coronavirus

While I come to the same conclusion as you, there's no science that supports your 99.5% figure. That's a huge overstatement. It's a habit I have of trying to put a perspective on most issues, I hold my hand up, but the message is still the same. The number walking around with tin foil on their head...
by Colburn_Claret
Mon Mar 16, 2020 11:24 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Covid-19
Replies: 4929
Views: 92113

Re: Coronavirus

jedi_master wrote:
Mon Mar 16, 2020 9:10 am
A 59 year old is the 'very elderly'?
Underlying health problems, did you not read it, or doesn't it suit your argument.....
by Colburn_Claret
Mon Mar 16, 2020 8:14 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Covid-19
Replies: 4929
Views: 92113

Re: Coronavirus

I live in Hongshan District, Wuhan, Hubei Province, China. At the moment we are under "complete lockdown", since December 21st 2019. No people are allowed to leave the community that they live in. We are allowed to order snacks, sandwichess etc., online, that are then delivered to the main gates. B...
by Colburn_Claret
Mon Mar 16, 2020 8:03 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Covid-19
Replies: 4929
Views: 92113

Re: Coronavirus

A few words of caution. The main symptoms of coronavirus are high temperature, difficulty breathing and persistent cough. None of these are symptoms of a 'mild cold'. If everyone self isolated for mild cold symptoms then the whole economy would collapse within a fortnight. Michel Arteta tested posi...
by Colburn_Claret
Sun Mar 15, 2020 8:54 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Covid-19
Replies: 4929
Views: 92113

Re: Coronavirus

To be fair, has our boy Boris been any better. We are going to keep everything open ,carry on as normal. Within 48hrs footy cancelled but not by the gov. We are going for herd immunity. Going to reduce testing. Due to that decision we will be in lockdown by the end of the week and have no idea who ...
by Colburn_Claret
Sun Mar 15, 2020 1:29 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Covid-19
Replies: 4929
Views: 92113

Re: Coronavirus

Therein lies the issue to high risk groups. As they are more likely to get the virus then more will sadly die. That is why we should be protecting the high risk groups. School children aren't high risk, so what is the point of closing schools. Footballers are fit and healthy, so what is the point o...
by Colburn_Claret
Sun Mar 15, 2020 11:25 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Covid-19
Replies: 4929
Views: 92113

Re: Coronavirus

Flu does not come even close in regards to this..you are way of beam on that. sadly the fake news that came out early on by people saying this is no worse than flu has done a lot of damage and mislead a lot of people into thinking this is not as serious as it is The symptoms, effects and death rate...
by Colburn_Claret
Sun Mar 15, 2020 7:57 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Football Focus tody.
Replies: 42
Views: 1939

Re: Football Focus tody.

If we were only 12 games into the season I could see a problem, but 29 games in. 9 games to go, they could be all played in a 3 week period, behind closed doors if the problem drags on. Although I dont like the prospect of playing behind closed doors, if scrapping the season altogether is the altern...
by Colburn_Claret
Fri Mar 13, 2020 6:41 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Covid-19
Replies: 4929
Views: 92113

Re: Coronavirus

My wife works in the care industry. 2 of her clients went into hospital after a fall at home, contracted pneumonia and died. In the space of 10 days just a month ago. Everybody who has died so far to my knowledge, have been elderly with or without underlying health issues. Why dont we shut the count...
by Colburn_Claret
Fri Mar 13, 2020 11:07 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Premier League gone surely...
Replies: 217
Views: 8349

Re: Premier League gone surely...

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by Colburn_Claret
Fri Mar 13, 2020 9:53 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: How Burnley are Planning for the Future - Tifo
Replies: 9
Views: 1521

Re: How Burnley are Planning for the Future - Tifo

25 players in 3 years is a massive achievement from where we were.
Here's to the next 3 years and hopefully Cat 1.
by Colburn_Claret
Thu Mar 12, 2020 2:02 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Jay Rod joins the injury list
Replies: 26
Views: 2479

Re: ARTICLE: Jay Rod joins the injury list

Glad in one sense, it explains why his form plumbed in the second half, and he did take a couple of nasty tackles 1st half. I hope it doesn't turn out to be another precautionary action that lasts 4 weeks, we need him.
by Colburn_Claret
Thu Mar 12, 2020 10:33 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Athletico Madrid copied our style
Replies: 19
Views: 1001

Re: Athletico Madrid copied our style

They may be a normally a good defensive side, but Liverpool still managed well over 20 chances before the 90 minutes were up. And managed 11 chances on target. They are a good defensive side, which is why you are missing the whole point of Simeone and Dyche system. Liverpool had over 20 chances in ...
by Colburn_Claret
Thu Mar 12, 2020 10:30 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Athletico Madrid copied our style
Replies: 19
Views: 1001

Re: Athletico Madrid copied our style

Could be wrong but thought I'd heard Dyche say we'd been playing that way for years but only when it was brought to the European stage that our high pressing game was thought of as a new way. We'd been doing it for a while but we weren't a fashionable enough club to take the credit for it. Maybe I'...
by Colburn_Claret
Thu Mar 12, 2020 9:26 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Athletico Madrid copied our style
Replies: 19
Views: 1001

Re: Athletico Madrid copied our style

There was a report out about 4-5 years ago, saying Burnley played the Athletico way. Simeone invented it, and Dyche has copied its mantra. How to win games without the ball. I think it was after the Liverpool win, Sam and Gray, when they supposedly mullered us, but could have played on all week and ...
by Colburn_Claret
Wed Mar 11, 2020 10:38 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Today's budget
Replies: 82
Views: 2146

Re: Today's budget

Yet you trust the tories led by a egotistical liar who tells you what you want to hear. Not very bright are you? A liar says one thing and does another. Boris told the majority what they wanted to hear, and so far has stuck to his word. I'm not saying you're not bright, but you're definitely blinke...
by Colburn_Claret
Wed Mar 11, 2020 4:49 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Today's budget
Replies: 82
Views: 2146

Re: Today's budget

For a budget it looks a good one. For a Tory budget it looks excellent. The biggest issue is will it meet the expected targets, so much especially the Coronavirus kitty, is an unknown cost, but I do trust the Tories to be more capable of balancing the budget than the other parties. I think it also s...