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by nil_desperandum
Thu Apr 18, 2019 11:31 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: The Naked Truth
Replies: 7923
Views: 87526

Re: Brexit: The Naked Truth

A shame that you asked for a non opinion piece and nil desp shared.....an opinion piece. . Given that no one has thus far - so far as I'm aware - attempted to implement the radical type of programme that was being advocated by IIBYW, I fail to see how anyone can provide anything other than an "...
by nil_desperandum
Thu Apr 18, 2019 9:53 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: The Naked Truth
Replies: 7923
Views: 87526

Re: Brexit: The Naked Truth

I want to be a remainer. Please help me. Point me to an official source (e.g. EU Commission page, rather than an opinion piece) that suggest Labour can implement a state run monopoly railway system. Or one that doesn't clearly forbid a National Investment Bank preferentially lending to British comp...
by nil_desperandum
Wed Apr 17, 2019 9:41 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: The Naked Truth
Replies: 7923
Views: 87526

Re: Brexit: The Naked Truth

Turnout will be higher in EU elections? Have you considered the very real possibility that people won't have enough enthusiasm to vote in an EU election when we are meant to be leaving soonish? Do you actually believe that the turnout will be lower this year than it was in 2014? Just to be clear, i...
by nil_desperandum
Wed Apr 17, 2019 9:24 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: The Naked Truth
Replies: 7923
Views: 87526

Re: Brexit: The Naked Truth

Safe to say that if Brexit party come top in the EU elections, all talk of a People’s Revote will be finished. The Labour and Tory parties will be so terrified they will suddenly agree a deal. The EU may be too. . How do you reach such a ludicrous conclusion? Currently running at 27%. Let's really ...
by nil_desperandum
Wed Apr 17, 2019 8:37 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: The Naked Truth
Replies: 7923
Views: 87526

Re: Leave.eu Faked Viral Migrant Footage

One of your crew turtle David Lammy .. https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2019/apr/16/erg-david-lammy-wrong-compare-nazis I'm struggling to find anything in the article in which Lammy compared all leave voters to Nazis. His anology to Chamberlain appeasing the NAzis in the 30s to the Conserv...
by nil_desperandum
Wed Apr 17, 2019 4:40 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: The Naked Truth
Replies: 7923
Views: 87526

Re: Brexit: The Naked Truth

AndyClaret wrote:They won, with 4 million votes.

So basically you're saying that about 7% of the population voted for them and this made them the largest single party. Great, let's put them in charge.
by nil_desperandum
Wed Apr 17, 2019 4:35 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: The Naked Truth
Replies: 7923
Views: 87526

Re: Brexit: The Naked Truth

Shouldn't TIG/LIb Dem be polling 48 % ? Why? It's not FPTP so you can vote for any party and your vote counts. If you want to leave the EU asap with no deal then you have to vote Brexit Party. All the others are broadly pro-remain or at least pro- compromise, (except some of the the Tories who are ...
by nil_desperandum
Wed Apr 17, 2019 2:50 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: The Naked Truth
Replies: 7923
Views: 87526

Re: Brexit: The Naked Truth

So 27% of the country are happy to vote for a racist. Its not news is it? Just shows how far we've swallowed years of Brexit propaganda. Perhaps more of note: The Brexit party are fighting on a single issue. The one that divides the country. Should they not be up at around 52% if they're the only p...
by nil_desperandum
Wed Apr 17, 2019 9:01 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: The Naked Truth
Replies: 7923
Views: 87526

Re: Leave.eu Faked Viral Migrant Footage

GodIsADeeJay81 wrote:Bank holiday weekend coming up, problem solved.

Thankfully most of us are taking a very welcome break form brexit over this Easter period.
Time for the whole nation to stand back and reflect a bit I think.
by nil_desperandum
Wed Apr 17, 2019 8:44 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: The Naked Truth
Replies: 7923
Views: 87526

Re: Leave.eu Faked Viral Migrant Footage

GodIsADeeJay81 wrote:If enough remainers cared they'd be in London bringing it to a standstill every single day until Brexit is stopped, or awareness is raised about the lies by leave.
.

I think that most remainers are of working age and spend their days at work. They don't have much time on their hands.
by nil_desperandum
Wed Apr 17, 2019 8:40 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: The Naked Truth
Replies: 7923
Views: 87526

Re: Leave.eu Faked Viral Migrant Footage

They've surely gathered enough evidence to get a second referendum, or get the last one annulled, so why hasn't it been done yet? Because - as you surely know - it would destroy the Tory Party, with local constituency parties and ERG implacably anti-EU and unwilling to compromise on any plan. May w...
by nil_desperandum
Tue Apr 16, 2019 10:53 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: If Cardiff stay up
Replies: 13
Views: 1921

Re: If Cardiff stay up

At least it's pretty much the bottom place for next season sorted. It was clearly obvious that against us they had little quality and looked every much a Championship side with players performing above their normal level. They look very similar to Huddersfield quality wise, who stopped up with 37 p...
by nil_desperandum
Tue Apr 16, 2019 7:23 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: The Naked Truth
Replies: 7923
Views: 87526

Re: Brexit: The Naked Truth

BleedingClaret wrote:Another Speaker that thinks they are running the show.

Nothing new here.
Democrats have been saying this for months, (if not years). She's currently the leading Democrat so she's simply articulating the view / position of her party.
by nil_desperandum
Tue Apr 16, 2019 10:50 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Supporter Banned
Replies: 80
Views: 5724

Re: Supporter Banned

I am not justifying his behaviour I am pointing out that if they went back in time they would be a lot of Burnley fans banned. I am sure they wouldn't spend time and money investigating that because it was pre-social media. They did go a few years back for Andre Gray's tweets. Even without social m...
by nil_desperandum
Tue Apr 16, 2019 8:59 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Supporter Banned
Replies: 80
Views: 5724

Re: Supporter Banned

Bordeauxclaret wrote:As if you’d close the business after that.

Rebrand maybe but you wouldn’t close it down altogether.

I would imagine that's what he'll do.
Don't see how he could continue to operate the same business out of Turf Moor after all this adverse publicity.
by nil_desperandum
Tue Apr 16, 2019 8:57 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Supporter Banned
Replies: 80
Views: 5724

Re: Supporter Banned

turbo5 wrote:Dread to think how many people would be banned if they could historically go back to the 1980's some of the songs and chants were vile.

Thankfully most of us are now living in 2019.
How far do you want to go back in order to justify something?
by nil_desperandum
Mon Apr 15, 2019 11:21 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Colins after match interview
Replies: 14
Views: 1728

Re: Colins after match interview

Gunnarsson pushed Taylor over, I think I may be one of the few people that noticed that but if you watch it it’s bleeding obvious. The referee did make a mistake, it should’ve been a free kick to us. Not a mistake as we got possession so we had the advantage. As I interpret it - in any case - it wa...
by nil_desperandum
Mon Apr 15, 2019 4:56 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Colins after match interview
Replies: 14
Views: 1728

Re: Colins after match interview

. Highlighting the decisions also helps put a little pressure on their referee tomorrow. I actually believe that it gets the opposite result. Referees will tend to stick together, they don't like criticism from the likes of Warnock, and they won't want to be seen trying to re-balance by making a &q...
by nil_desperandum
Mon Apr 15, 2019 4:51 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Supporter Banned
Replies: 80
Views: 5724

Re: Supporter Banned

Falcon wrote:Fixed that for you

Umm !
by nil_desperandum
Mon Apr 15, 2019 4:47 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Supporter Banned
Replies: 80
Views: 5724

Re: Supporter Banned

ZizkovClaret wrote:I'm guessing the "pending further police investigation" is the thing holding that back....

Okay.
by nil_desperandum
Mon Apr 15, 2019 4:43 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Supporter Banned
Replies: 80
Views: 5724

Re: Supporter Banned

Don't understand why the club haven't named the perpetrator. Not everyone will be able to identify him unless his name is made known, but hopefully those who know his identity will spread the word and boycott his business. I drove past one of his adverts just a few minutes ago and just about resiste...
by nil_desperandum
Mon Apr 15, 2019 11:44 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley v Cardiff - Player Ratings
Replies: 76
Views: 3475

Re: Burnley v Cardiff - Player Ratings

Didn't they crock either Ings or Marney after about 4 mins into that game. That cost us more than the penalty Marney had been crocked weeks before this and played no further part that season. I don't recall Ings getting injured that day and he played the entire match. It's just that he hadn't score...
by nil_desperandum
Mon Apr 15, 2019 10:40 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: the overturned penalty
Replies: 40
Views: 2665

Re: the overturned penalty

.... and if Burnley went up the field and scored which would put the ball out of play would the ref go back to the AR and consult and give the penalty and rule out Burnley's goal? ... or worse still if a Burnley player was through on goal and brought down and denied an obvious goalscoring opportuni...
by nil_desperandum
Mon Apr 15, 2019 8:40 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: the overturned penalty
Replies: 40
Views: 2665

Re: the overturned penalty

The liner couldn’t stay rooted to the spot with his flag up when play is continuing as he would need to run the line. Dean did what he had to do, the liner dropped a massive clanger. I agree, but I didn't say he should remain rooted to the spot. We've seen it before where AR's keep up with play but...
by nil_desperandum
Sun Apr 14, 2019 11:15 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: the overturned penalty
Replies: 40
Views: 2665

Re: the overturned penalty

Was he right to point to the spot? Surely the correct course is to stop the game, speak to the Lino and then give the decision. I'm pretty sure that the rules don't permit that. I think he could have allowed play to continue, told the lino (through his earpiece) to keep the flag up and then once th...
by nil_desperandum
Sun Apr 14, 2019 3:04 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: So, Cardiff or Brighton for the Drop?
Replies: 64
Views: 3850

Re: So, Cardiff or Brighton for the Drop?

Paul Waine wrote:Maybe someone else has already mentioned it - we also took 6 points off Brighton this season.

UTC

We've got almost 50% of our points from Brighton, Cardiff and Bournemouth!
by nil_desperandum
Sun Apr 14, 2019 3:00 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The Leicester defeat and the League table
Replies: 47
Views: 2974

Re: The Leicester defeat and the League table

Claret Till I Die wrote:If my grandma had of had ballocks then she would have been my grandad

Great contribution to the thread.
If we're not going to allow speculation (ifs and buts) on a football forum, then it becomes semi-redundant.
by nil_desperandum
Sun Apr 14, 2019 1:41 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The Leicester defeat and the League table
Replies: 47
Views: 2974

Re: The Leicester defeat and the League table

FactualFrank wrote:Not sure it's a case of "had we won that game".

I only singled out that game because Leicester are 7th, and playing against 10 men for 90 minutes was a real opportunity missed.
The fact that a donkey like Morgan scored made it all the worse.
by nil_desperandum
Sun Apr 14, 2019 1:37 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: So, Cardiff or Brighton for the Drop?
Replies: 64
Views: 3850

Re: So, Cardiff or Brighton for the Drop?

I think another thing to bear in mind is that the Sala saga is (unfortunately) far from over, and there could still be some significant fall-out from this over the summer, which is unlikely to help their preparations for a 2nd season in the PL should Cardiff avoid the drop. So I would regard it as m...
by nil_desperandum
Sun Apr 14, 2019 1:22 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The Leicester defeat and the League table
Replies: 47
Views: 2974

The Leicester defeat and the League table

Just looking at the table sees us in 14th place and Leicester up in 7th, (the best of the "rest"), and yet we're only 8 points apart. Had we won that game that's a 6 point change, they'd be 10th and we'd be joint 11th. Just goes to show how tight it is this season once you get below the bi...
by nil_desperandum
Fri Apr 12, 2019 9:40 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: The Naked Truth
Replies: 7923
Views: 87526

Re: Brexit: The Naked Truth

if a second referendum takes place and the swing goes the other way it will be interesting to see if Mrs May then goes, if she does I can see Boris being the next P.M. That would make it very interesting. Can't see how that would make any sense for the Conservative Party. They've just had the "...
by nil_desperandum
Fri Apr 12, 2019 12:26 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: The Naked Truth
Replies: 7923
Views: 87526

Re: Brexit: The Naked Truth

Regarding nil desp’s comment above - on that one I see an anti-Tory vote as coming from Brexiteers as much as anyone, so I don’t see how it can be viewed as a mandate for a referendum (e.g. I intend to vote Labour myself). Remainers will spin it that way, and it may work, but it would be as dodgy a...
by nil_desperandum
Thu Apr 11, 2019 11:39 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: The Naked Truth
Replies: 7923
Views: 87526

Re: Brexit: The Naked Truth

Second referendum will be held early August. According to Peston, (and some of the papers) it sounds like we'll be having it a lot earlier than that. It appears that - assuming the EU elections go ahead - Labour will stand as "The Referendum Party", and Peston predicts that with Conservat...
by nil_desperandum
Thu Apr 11, 2019 12:34 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Eddie Howe
Replies: 113
Views: 5766

Re: Eddie Howe

BurnleyFC wrote:I see what you did there.

Yes- good effort, but doesn't quite work as "Dunne" (Clive) was the actor's name not the character. But amusing all the same.
by nil_desperandum
Thu Apr 11, 2019 9:04 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: The Naked Truth
Replies: 7923
Views: 87526

Re: Brexit: The Naked Truth

If your not keen on Nigel Farage your gonna have a meltdown at the EU elections if you don't believe me go on FB and ask who's voting for the Brexit Party ? UKIP was a shock in 2014 but this is gonna be historical good old PR voting system.. I'm prepared to wager that Brexit + UKip votes will fall ...
by nil_desperandum
Wed Apr 10, 2019 9:30 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Bolton
Replies: 252
Views: 21142

Re: Bolton

Not doubting that the dubious owners at City have put money into the community, but are you suggesting that it is purely altruistic, or is it an investment, and don't you think they are getting / expecting something in return? And to repeat they did get a stadium paid for out of public money virtual...
by nil_desperandum
Wed Apr 10, 2019 6:54 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Bolton
Replies: 252
Views: 21142

Re: Bolton

You mean city that have spent millions regenerating deprived areas of manchester and improving the lives of loads of local families. Created tonnes of jobs etc. Not sure whether that stacks up, though I am prepared for you to put me right. From what I am aware they got a 250 year lease at "nom...
by nil_desperandum
Wed Apr 10, 2019 6:28 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Eddie Howe
Replies: 113
Views: 5766

Re: Eddie Howe

Eddie would struggle without the luxury of his Latvian backer.He can buy in talent despite have a div2 income from gate receipts. Burnley are a big club that Eddie struggled to cope with. . Correct about foreign backer, but gate receipts are almost irrelevant in Burnley and Bournemouth's case so lo...
by nil_desperandum
Wed Apr 10, 2019 6:17 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: The Naked Truth
Replies: 7923
Views: 87526

Re: Brexit: The Naked Truth

I've never really understood the dislike of Gina Miller by leavers, that's all. On the one hand, May's deal is widely despised by leavers, yet on the other, it was the meaningful vote that stopped it happening (so far, at least). I'm a leaver, too. I think there are merits to leaving the EU. I thin...
by nil_desperandum
Tue Apr 09, 2019 9:13 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: The Naked Truth
Replies: 7923
Views: 87526

Re: Brexit: The Naked Truth

Teresa Maybe said it would be wrong to hold the EU elections(whilst sending out emails for members to apply) and that they would be "very divisive" she really has some front ...what she really means is the main party's will get smashed.. That really rather depends on what Labour puts in i...
by nil_desperandum
Tue Apr 09, 2019 10:00 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: The Naked Truth
Replies: 7923
Views: 87526

Re: Brexit: The Naked Truth

I accept only a GE You sneaky f*****s don’t honour Referendums So can you predict with any degree of certainty how this would break the current Parliamentary deadlock. No one really knows how an election using our current FPTP system would turn out, but I can make a few predictions 1. A Brexit Part...
by nil_desperandum
Tue Apr 09, 2019 9:43 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Bolton
Replies: 252
Views: 21142

Re: Bolton

If the players aren't training or being paid then you may as well just award every side they are facing until the close of the season the three points now. That's my view too. Whatever happens some teams will lose and some will gain, but they shouldn't be kept going "artificially" just so...
by nil_desperandum
Mon Apr 08, 2019 10:33 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: MOTD
Replies: 53
Views: 4525

Re: MOTD

Barnes had this exact situation in the game against Wolves, ball blasted at him and it hits his hand from a few yards away. Now, on Goals on Sunday last week Darren Moore said that was a "stonewall" penalty. I disagree, I thought there's not much he could have done. In this case the 2 cou...
by nil_desperandum
Mon Apr 08, 2019 8:10 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: MOTD
Replies: 53
Views: 4525

Re: MOTD

Another stonewall penalty for deliberate handball by Bournemouth ignored. What? Do you mean the Barnes shot that hit Ake on the arm and went narrowly wide (2nd half)? That was never stonewall, and everyone (except you obviously because you saw it as "stonewall") would be up in arms on her...
by nil_desperandum
Sun Apr 07, 2019 8:27 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Who should we keep (at all cost) for next season?
Replies: 28
Views: 1002

Re: Who should we keep (at all cost) for next season?

taio wrote:Cork's form has been patchy at times this season like a number of players. I'd definitely keep hold of him.

Yes, me too, but the question was "keep (at all cost)" and there would certainly be scenarios in which I would let him go, (with thanks).
by nil_desperandum
Sun Apr 07, 2019 8:15 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Who should we keep (at all cost) for next season?
Replies: 28
Views: 1002

Re: Who should we keep (at all cost) for next season?

RalphCoatesComb wrote:So sad. Needs support of a Defour in midfield :(

What?, you think that Westwood has been letting him down?
by nil_desperandum
Sun Apr 07, 2019 8:09 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Who should we keep (at all cost) for next season?
Replies: 28
Views: 1002

Re: Who should we keep (at all cost) for next season?

He's been absolutely fantastic for us, but if we are to improve then it's time for an upgrade on Jack Cork, so I wouldn't be keeping him "at all cost".
by nil_desperandum
Sun Apr 07, 2019 8:06 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: The Naked Truth
Replies: 7923
Views: 87526

Re: Brexit: The Naked Truth

If the pact between the two parties happens it will be the end for the extremists, the so called People's Vote and the hard line brexiteers. You must be joking. If May and Corbyn do agree a compromise that results in us being in a Customs Union, then the likes of Bill Cash, Redwood, Jenkin and the ...
by nil_desperandum
Sun Apr 07, 2019 5:34 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: MOTD
Replies: 53
Views: 4525

Re: MOTD

That’s not really the point though is it? Ok, so maybe Palace aren’t necessarily getting soft ones, but as we’ve seen, we don’t even get stonewall penalties. This bloke has had 13% of all penalties, which is more than twice what it should average to. And I’d argue that teams at the lower end of the...
by nil_desperandum
Sun Apr 07, 2019 4:00 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Premier League Quiz Question
Replies: 21
Views: 738

Re: Premier League Quiz Question

Fact (that the majority of you probably know): Everton haven't always played at Goodison. This was their "new" stadium when they moved out of Anfield.

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