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by nil_desperandum
Mon Jul 22, 2019 5:00 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Boris
Replies: 128
Views: 2852

Re: Boris

You say Then go on to argue that you're NOT comparing Hitler with Boris Johnson. :lol: And the next thing you say is- :lol: You say- I reckon actually reading what you've put in a post, before you submit it, may be just as important! :lol: Don't know why I'm bothering, but my post was clearly about...
by nil_desperandum
Mon Jul 22, 2019 2:52 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Boris
Replies: 128
Views: 2852

Re: Boris

If that's NOT comparing Boris Johnson to Hitler I don't know what is! :lol: We know there's no point arguing with you. But: My point - which should be clear to anyone who doesn't have an agenda, is that you can't just assume that you can get rid of Johnson as easily as he has been anointed. There a...
by nil_desperandum
Mon Jul 22, 2019 2:31 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Boris
Replies: 128
Views: 2852

Re: Boris

Bloody hell likening Boris to Mr Hitler .... :lol: :lol: heard everything now Which I so clearly did not do. I even clarified this for a previous poster who also failed to grasp that I was referring to the situation and process rather than the personalities. Edit: See post 56 if you need my post ex...
by nil_desperandum
Mon Jul 22, 2019 11:13 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Boris
Replies: 128
Views: 2852

Re: Boris

Boris = Hitler You do like these huge leaps into the dark don't you. Wasn't suggesting that at all. I was implying that you should be careful what you wish for. It's easy to glibly say we can soon and easily get rid of Johnson, (which is what one poster said). History suggests that we shouldn't tak...
by nil_desperandum
Mon Jul 22, 2019 8:53 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Boris
Replies: 128
Views: 2852

Re: Boris

People just need to give it time, instead of going with knee jerk reactions, and it will all settle down Then we can remove Boris. I believe that the vast majority of businessmen and trad. Conservatives said the same thing about an egotist in the early 30s in a country not too far away from here. I...
by nil_desperandum
Sun Jul 21, 2019 11:55 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: if you come to London, you're in, says...
Replies: 105
Views: 2916

Re: if you come to London, you're in, says...

Clearly miss interpreting the phrase champagne socialist then. Not misinterpreting the phrase at all, and my reply directly addressed your accusation. Champagne Socialist: a person who espouses socialist ideals while enjoying a wealthy and luxurious lifestyle. Proportionately I doubt there are any ...
by nil_desperandum
Sun Jul 21, 2019 10:32 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: if you come to London, you're in, says...
Replies: 105
Views: 2916

Re: if you come to London, you're in, says...

The people of London are also quite ignorant and live in the bubble, not to mention they are mostly champagne socialist types. What a lot of utter nonsense. Vast majority of Londoners will rarely if ever taste champagne. The vast majority are just about paying the rent. The capital has problems wit...
by nil_desperandum
Sun Jul 21, 2019 9:07 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Boris
Replies: 128
Views: 2852

Re: Boris

Wasn't in favour of having a referendum. But I wouldn't find it easy arguing that Cameron is the worst PM ever because of Brexit, given he democratically delivered what a majority of people want.. Except in his Etonian arrogance he only planned for winning and that's why we're in such a state, and ...
by nil_desperandum
Sun Jul 21, 2019 8:48 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Boris
Replies: 128
Views: 2852

Re: Boris

In my lifetime. Callaghan Thatcher Major Isn’t it a coincidence that, as with May and whoever wins Tuesday, two of them had the crown given to them and didn’t win it. All those 3 were political giants compared to Cameron and May. Personally didn't agree with much of what Thatcher did, but she was g...
by nil_desperandum
Sun Jul 21, 2019 8:24 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Boris
Replies: 128
Views: 2852

Re: Boris

Steve1956 wrote:Name them ! :)

Can only think of one, and that's the guy who preceded her and left us all in this mess. (Cameron)
Her astounding levels of incompetency and dishonesty, (with herself and those around her), put her a v close second though.
by nil_desperandum
Sun Jul 21, 2019 8:02 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: if you come to London, you're in, says...
Replies: 105
Views: 2916

Re: if you come to London, you're in, says...

We visit London at least twice a year and the cheapest pint in London costs more than the most expensive in Manchester. Both are fantastic cities. Define London. I've been in 'spoons in various parts of London, and in some prices are not hugely different to around here. If you're talking about tour...
by nil_desperandum
Sun Jul 21, 2019 3:05 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Tommy Robinson Tuesday
Replies: 732
Views: 26118

Re: Tommy Robinson Tuesday

If you are getting excited about Daily Star headlines ND you need a holiday. Not interested in the slightest, but was just pointing out that it was headline news today, so no surprise that someone "re-opened" this thread, rather than an obsession. Anyway thanks for the advice. I'll take i...
by nil_desperandum
Sun Jul 21, 2019 1:37 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Man on the Moon..
Replies: 105
Views: 1935

Re: Man on the Moon..

For anyone still doubting that it happened 50 years later, don't you think that during all those passing years the Russians might just have come up with some evidence that disproved it? It was after all a space race, and Russia lost. They'd be all over this if they thought they could discredit the A...
by nil_desperandum
Sun Jul 21, 2019 1:25 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Tommy Robinson Tuesday
Replies: 732
Views: 26118

Re: Tommy Robinson Tuesday

Ffs sake Impolding, is this thread still going? Let it go man,you're obsessed. He can't hurt you any more, well for (16 weeks anyway). As it's the front page headline in one of our bestselling Sunday papers, I hardly think that it's just one man's obsession. It's quite a big story today, although I...
by nil_desperandum
Sat Jul 20, 2019 11:11 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: if you come to London, you're in, says...
Replies: 105
Views: 2916

Re: if you come to London, you're in, says...

It's supposed to have nice bits but none the working class can enjoy. Doesn't matter what class you're from, you could walk around London for a month and always find something different to see or do and it wouldn't cost you a penny. "He who tires of London tires of life" (Samuel Johnson) ...
by nil_desperandum
Thu Jul 18, 2019 7:33 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Bolton
Replies: 810
Views: 58893

Re: Bolton

Chester Perry wrote:Peter Taylor - who is not short of a few bob after years of mammoth wages - has a stark warning about the Bolton situation

https://talksport.com/football/efl/5748 ... s-pfa/amp/

Seems from your link that Gordon Taylor agrees with him too! ;)
by nil_desperandum
Thu Jul 18, 2019 4:03 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: The Naked Truth
Replies: 10426
Views: 155426

Re: Brexit: The Naked Truth

I never thought it would come to that but the other issue is the fairly hefty majority of 41 suggests it would be difficult to get No-Deal through parliament (although undoubtedly some of those who abstained would vote in this and I imagine it would be closer). Although, once out of cabinet, (as th...
by nil_desperandum
Thu Jul 18, 2019 12:12 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: The Naked Truth
Replies: 10426
Views: 155426

Re: Brexit: The Naked Truth

Surprise, surprise. Either Boris Johnson was totally wrong about his kippers, or he was lying. You decide. [There's no EU directive or law that applies to Boris's kipper. The regulations he was referring to when he waved the kipper above his head are entirely of the UK's making. But why would this s...
by nil_desperandum
Wed Jul 17, 2019 7:09 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: The Naked Truth
Replies: 10426
Views: 155426

Re: Brexit: The Naked Truth

Greenmile wrote:I think Tim was being sarcastic, but it is difficult to tell, these days.

Sure is.
It could so easily have been written by half a dozen posters on here, (in fact I'm surprised that he didn't get likes from the usual suspects).
(It certainly reeled me in!)
by nil_desperandum
Wed Jul 17, 2019 6:31 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: The Naked Truth
Replies: 10426
Views: 155426

Re: Brexit: The Naked Truth

BBC, guilty of biased reporting again with chart showing the falling £ against the € which, of course, has nothing to do with Brexit at all. https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-49015116 Why would it matter when Blackpool is almost on the doorstep and Skegness and Cleethorpes not too far away. In wh...
by nil_desperandum
Wed Jul 17, 2019 4:45 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: HTFC - Home Kit
Replies: 108
Views: 4285

Re: Huddersfield

It would appear Paddy Power are now sponsoring posters to open multiple threads about this. Even cleverer than we thought.
by nil_desperandum
Wed Jul 17, 2019 1:58 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Joey Barton Charged
Replies: 53
Views: 2945

Re: Joey Barton Charged

Hes not on a suspended sentence I wasn't being a smart arse. I did ask in post 19 whether his suspension had expired. It was a genuine question. You obviously found or knew the answer, so why not just answer the first time? I wasn't being arsey. If he's on a suspended sentence he's in trouble, if n...
by nil_desperandum
Wed Jul 17, 2019 1:02 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Joey Barton Charged
Replies: 53
Views: 2945

Re: Joey Barton Charged

Burnley1989 wrote:He wont go to prison, its amazing what you need to do to get custody these days

Not if you're on a suspended sentence I don't think.
by nil_desperandum
Wed Jul 17, 2019 1:01 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Steve Bruce - BBC reporting he has resigned from Sheff Wed
Replies: 66
Views: 3253

Re: Steve Bruce - BBC reporting he has resigned from Sheff Wed

ClaretTony wrote:And Zola favourite for Sheff Wed - heaven help them

Best to hope that something goes wrong with the Bruce appointment then and they go back and raid Wednesday for Zola.
by nil_desperandum
Wed Jul 17, 2019 12:54 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Joey Barton Charged
Replies: 53
Views: 2945

Re: Joey Barton Charged

Theres no chance hes going to prison Based on what, my "learned friend"? if found guilty what would you be putting forward as mitigating circumstances bearing in mind his previous convictions [On 1 July 2008, he was given a four-month suspended sentence after admitting assault occasioning...
by nil_desperandum
Wed Jul 17, 2019 11:15 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Joey Barton Charged
Replies: 53
Views: 2945

Re: Joey Barton Charged

ABH is one of the less serious assault charges. Even with his previous, I very much doubt that he will receive immediate custody if convicted. Actual Bodily Harm (ABH) What is Actual Bodily Harm? Assault causing actual bodily harm (ABH) is a criminal offence under Section 47 of the Offences Against...
by nil_desperandum
Wed Jul 17, 2019 10:15 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Joey Barton Charged
Replies: 53
Views: 2945

Re: Joey Barton Charged

theroyaldyche wrote:No chance

If as the previous poster stated he gets "found guilty"at Crown Court then I think there's no doubt he'll be jailed.
It carries a maximum 5 year sentence and he has previous, so I can't see him getting a slap on the wrists or a suspended sentence.
by nil_desperandum
Wed Jul 17, 2019 5:04 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: The Naked Truth
Replies: 10426
Views: 155426

Re: Brexit: The Naked Truth

That assumption is wrong, he said. If it can be agreed, that a new leader can be chosen by a cross party "government of national unity" a new prime minister can be installed without the need for a general election. I've not heard anybody else mention it since ( about a week ago) and perha...
by nil_desperandum
Tue Jul 16, 2019 11:41 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: The Naked Truth
Replies: 10426
Views: 155426

Re: Brexit: The Naked Truth

But that isn't quite right. European Council - unelected leader of the Conservative Party, which itself was elected by an unrepresentative FPTP system (the next one will be elected by 180,000 Tory members, something you have previously been unhappy about, and aren't you opposed to FPTP as well?) Co...
by nil_desperandum
Tue Jul 16, 2019 11:11 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: The Naked Truth
Replies: 10426
Views: 155426

Re: Brexit: The Naked Truth

"Unelected" & "undemocratic"? Let's look at the basics: EU Parliament: directly elected by EU citizens. European Council: the EU28 leaders, elected by their home nation’s democratic process. Council of the EU -( EU28 government ministers), elected by their home nation’s demo...
by nil_desperandum
Tue Jul 16, 2019 5:05 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: The Naked Truth
Replies: 10426
Views: 155426

Re: Brexit: The Naked Truth

Another democrat comes out for no deal...... https://twitter.com/BBCPolitics/status/1151093905732956160 What's democratic about a "no deal" brexit? Can you supply any evidence from any source whatever that says that a majority of voters in 2016, or a majority of the public now support &qu...
by nil_desperandum
Mon Jul 15, 2019 9:37 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: England v New Zealand
Replies: 586
Views: 9618

Re: England v New Zealand

As usual the rule is ambiguous regarding the overthrow. What on earth does “or act” mean? It stipulates a throw or act by the fielder, so I take that to mean any action by the fielder that propels the ball. So he might, for example, deliberately kick it over the boundary or at the stumps. I agree t...
by nil_desperandum
Mon Jul 15, 2019 7:16 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: England v New Zealand
Replies: 586
Views: 9618

Re: England v New Zealand

What's the point of running a short run when you might as well just stay in your crease? Not quite, because youd be hoping to get a 2 if the umpire isnt eagle-eyed, and of course you would still get any runs completed. I think this rule is written so as to cover a subtle difference. One short- the ...
by nil_desperandum
Mon Jul 15, 2019 3:20 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: England v New Zealand
Replies: 586
Views: 9618

Re: England v New Zealand

I think people are overthinking the reasoning behind the most boundaries being the final determining factor. It is so extremely unlikely that the game will ever be decided by this that it will not cross any team’s mind to try and score more boundaries than their opposition. Well I agree with your 2...
by nil_desperandum
Mon Jul 15, 2019 10:30 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: England v New Zealand
Replies: 586
Views: 9618

Re: England v New Zealand

Unless it's the modern philosophy of attacking sport, such as encouraging teams to attack more (goals in football) and a bigger incentive for teams to hit boundaries. Possibly, but I'm a bit old-fashioned, and it's generally been considered that taking wickets is the most attacking form of cricket....
by nil_desperandum
Sun Jul 14, 2019 9:09 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: England v New Zealand
Replies: 586
Views: 9618

Re: England v New Zealand

Great result, fantastic entertainment but,oh boy, didn’t,t we get all the luck! We were bowled out, NZ werent. That ricochet boundary. That six when Boult trod on the boundary ( Stokes would have been out). Tied after 50 overs. Tied after the super over. Won by the finest of margins. Tough on NZ, b...
by nil_desperandum
Fri Jul 12, 2019 5:14 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Lancs CCC....Jack Bond Dies
Replies: 26
Views: 969

Re: Lancs CCC....Jack Bond Dies

Out of interest, what made Lancashire such a good one day side during that period, certainly far better than most other sides around that time? Answer: (Probably) Jack Bond - who embraced it and helped his team adapt to the new formats. He understood the importance of fielding and field placement i...
by nil_desperandum
Fri Jul 12, 2019 2:14 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Lancs CCC....Jack Bond Dies
Replies: 26
Views: 969

Re: Lancs CCC....Jack Bond Dies

I remember the Gillete Cup winning Lancashire team of the 70's with great fondness. Was this the player described as "flat Jack" due to his trajectory? RIP Jack Bond Flat Jack was Rishton's Jack Simmons The "famous" match changing Jack Bond catch was off Asif Iqbal in the Gillet...
by nil_desperandum
Thu Jul 11, 2019 11:00 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Australia v England Cricket Semi Final
Replies: 240
Views: 3997

Re: Australia v England Cricket Semi Final

Maybe we should abandon the south and split in half, best atmospheres are always up north. Who would win though north v south. Birmingham counts as north, trent bridge goes to the south Edgbaston and Trent bridge both definitely in the north along with Lancs and Yorks. The Oval, Lords, and Southamp...
by nil_desperandum
Thu Jul 11, 2019 4:25 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Australia v England Cricket Semi Final
Replies: 240
Views: 3997

Re: Australia v England Cricket Semi Final

Shocking call. 1 review is madness. This is a World Cup, every major decision should be reviewed. Disagree. Reviews are mean't to be there to avoid bad errors by the umpire. If its umpire's call you retain your review, but if it's a frivolous review as Bairstow's was then you correctly get punished...
by nil_desperandum
Thu Jul 11, 2019 4:09 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Australia v England Cricket Semi Final
Replies: 240
Views: 3997

Re: Australia v England Cricket Semi Final

ClaretTony wrote:Poor review - he’s out for 34.

124/1

Spot on.
Good innings but ridiculous review. When he immediately reviewed I just assumed that he must have hit it, but he was nowhere near.
Roy should have told him it was taking out middle stump. Hope we don't need that review later.
by nil_desperandum
Thu Jul 11, 2019 3:46 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Wouldnt the premiership be more exciting if top 6 buggered off ?
Replies: 39
Views: 1084

Re: Wouldnt the premiership be more exciting if top 6 buggered off ?

not sure fans of top six are keen on superleague, but even if it happened, only need a few asian or arabic mega rich businessmen to set their sights on a lesser team, and overnight they become the giant club in this division. Probably true. But if all the money was in the "Superleague" wo...
by nil_desperandum
Thu Jul 11, 2019 3:30 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Wouldnt the premiership be more exciting if top 6 buggered off ?
Replies: 39
Views: 1084

Re: Wouldnt the premiership be more exciting if top 6 buggered off ?

The top 6 would just be replaced by a new lot with all the money. . Except of course there wouldn't be the TV money - well at least only a fraction of what there is now. Not convinced about the "idea", but I do think it would make it a much more level playing field and the gulf between to...
by nil_desperandum
Thu Jul 11, 2019 11:47 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Tommy Robinson Tuesday
Replies: 732
Views: 26118

Re: Tommy Robinson Tuesday

theroyaldyche wrote:Hes still a legend

So are the Krays and many others of dubious character.
by nil_desperandum
Thu Jul 11, 2019 11:11 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: The Naked Truth
Replies: 10426
Views: 155426

Re: Brexit: The Naked Truth

Devils_Advocate wrote:I love your ambition but Ringo hasn't managed to answer that many question in the whole of the last 3 years since the referendum

True, but for the first 5 questions I've only given him the one "multiple" choice option of "yes", so I've tried to help.
by nil_desperandum
Thu Jul 11, 2019 10:21 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: The Naked Truth
Replies: 10426
Views: 155426

Re: Brexit: The Naked Truth

It's irrelevant where most come from. Given the population of China in comparison to the EU and the greater potential pool of innocents to prey upon its hardly surprising there's more. Population of EU- 500 mil Population of China- 1.3 Billion. I'm saying that ending free movement of people will he...
by nil_desperandum
Wed Jul 10, 2019 11:25 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Ambassador Farage
Replies: 230
Views: 4302

Re: Ambassador Farage

The Tories will get Brexit through and Labour will be well and truly in no mans land. . Don't see it like this at all. Labour have consistently been opposed to a Tory brexit, (or no deal), but (IMO) would secretly like them to deliver it, since then the Tories will get all the blame for it, and at ...
by nil_desperandum
Wed Jul 10, 2019 9:41 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: The Naked Truth
Replies: 10426
Views: 155426

Re: Brexit: The Naked Truth

Here’s the evidence that the vast majority of slavery victims in the U.K. come from countries outside the EU (the biggest numbers are from China, Vietnam and Albania). So the notion that it’s more difficult to traffic people from outside the EU just doesn’t hold water. https://assets.publishing.ser...
by nil_desperandum
Wed Jul 10, 2019 3:38 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Ambassador Farage
Replies: 230
Views: 4302

Re: Ambassador Farage

What does the orange turd in the White House think all the other ambassadors from around the world are saying about him? Is he really deluded enough to think that they're all saying something completely different? I'd bet good money that nearly every ambassador to the U.S. is reporting a similar th...
by nil_desperandum
Wed Jul 10, 2019 2:19 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: The Naked Truth
Replies: 10426
Views: 155426

Re: Brexit: The Naked Truth

When did Ringo’s obsession with people trafficking start? All of a sudden it seems to be his main (only?) argument for Brexit. And a particularly irrelevant one too, since trafficking and slavery are currently illegal activities and will continue to be so when we leave. It's how we choose to addres...

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