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by CombatClaret
Wed Sep 23, 2020 7:15 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'.
by CombatClaret
Wed Sep 23, 2020 7:12 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: New Lockdown
Replies: 272
Views: 9596

Re: New Lockdown

If we want reasons the virus is on the increase look no further than The thousands who flocked to the beach every time the sun came out. The thousands on the streets at BLM demonstrations and counterdemonstrations. Football fans celebrating promotions and title wins People attending large scale una...
by CombatClaret
Wed Sep 23, 2020 4:04 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: New Lockdown
Replies: 272
Views: 9596

Re: New Lockdown

Johnson before: "Test and trace can be a real game changer for us" Matt Handcock before: "Finding where people who test positive are is the single most important thing we can do to stop the spread of the virus" Johnson yesterday "Testing and tracing has very little, or nothing to do with the spread ...
by CombatClaret
Wed Sep 23, 2020 1:27 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: New Lockdown
Replies: 272
Views: 9596

Re: New Lockdown

Did anyone ask them to define "unnecessary"? No, while the whole press corp was assembled they did not allow questions. Just a case of 'we told you what to do' without giving any clear instructions. The rule of six and the advise from the two leading uk health experts to "break unnecessary links be...
by CombatClaret
Wed Sep 23, 2020 11:26 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: New Lockdown
Replies: 272
Views: 9596

Re: New Lockdown

They put Valance and Whitty on TV by themselves who said "we must break unnecessary links between households" When Gove was quized on R4 what this might include with regards to the rule of 6 he couldn't/wouldn't give an answer. When asked If he thought a dinner party of six people from different hou...
by CombatClaret
Tue Sep 22, 2020 3:59 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS SUMMER 2020(MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 3707
Views: 356496

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS SUMMER 2020(MUST CONTAIN LINK)

We're waiting for other clubs to do their business and see what's left to pick from. Other clubs, agents, players. Why people can't put themselves in any of those other's shoes and ask why you'd do an early deal with a club of limited resources before you've waited to see what else might come in. 6...
by CombatClaret
Sun Sep 20, 2020 6:22 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Leicester v Burnley - Match day thread
Replies: 494
Views: 11773

Re: Leicester v Burnley - Match day thread

We've been in similar situations through injuries but mid-season. To start like this is not a good sign, I much preferred when the window closed before the season starts, I can accept we do our deals late but it's not ideal when every game matters.
by CombatClaret
Sat Sep 19, 2020 11:46 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Transfer Window Marks
Replies: 34
Views: 1798

Re: Transfer Window Marks

Late deals, low fees, not household names.

It's been the same for donkeys, yet twice a year mass hysteria takes hold because we're doing it like we always have done.
by CombatClaret
Sat Sep 19, 2020 4:34 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Leeds goalkeeper
Replies: 25
Views: 2409

Re: Leeds goalkeeper

Areola making a tit of himself...
by CombatClaret
Fri Sep 18, 2020 10:00 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: JBG Injury
Replies: 69
Views: 6067

Re: JBG Injury

Nothing but best wishes for JBG, a brilliant player who adds much creativity when he plays. I think though it would have been foolish to list him among players we could rely upon to play a full season and while we're better with him fit and in the squad it serves as a reminder how threadbare we curr...
by CombatClaret
Thu Sep 17, 2020 5:59 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley v Sheffield United - Match Thread
Replies: 495
Views: 19926

Re: Burnley v Sheffield United - Match Thread

Tinribs wrote:
Thu Sep 17, 2020 5:56 pm
We need answers have we got a list of targets
Yes be have, but we're not going to tip off everyone just to please this forum.
by CombatClaret
Thu Sep 17, 2020 1:34 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Sue Barker to leave QOS
Replies: 105
Views: 3523

Re: Sue Barker to leave QOS

The same people bemoaning the the departure of older white faces will be the same ones in another thread attacking the BBC for paying them too much money.
by CombatClaret
Wed Sep 16, 2020 5:37 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Should Furlough end ?
Replies: 61
Views: 1694

Re: Should Furlough end ?

Billy Balfour wrote:
Wed Sep 16, 2020 2:50 pm
It should only be paid to those who have to shield on GPs advice and for those industries that cannot open up like the ones named above - theatres, live music venues etc.
Very few people in those industries on a wage/salary. Most on zero hours or self employed.
by CombatClaret
Wed Sep 16, 2020 5:36 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Should Furlough end ?
Replies: 61
Views: 1694

Re: Should Furlough end ?

Dinning and tourism company I've worked for which has survived the last 45 years has just entered administration taking with it a dozen full time jobs and countless more zero hours and self employed staff.
by CombatClaret
Wed Sep 16, 2020 5:29 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Wow BJ eviscerates the EU!!!
Replies: 376
Views: 7509

Re: Wow BJ eviscerates the EU!!!

The people who once championed the 'oven ready' deal on here are now the ones championing the statement that it is not viable.

As usual Brexit falls apart when you try to write it down.
by CombatClaret
Tue Sep 15, 2020 5:27 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Favourite computer game
Replies: 106
Views: 1369

Re: Favourite computer game

Civilization (whole series)
Skyrim
Bioshock 1
Fallout 3 (or New Vegas)
Mass Effect 2
Zelda (torn between Ocarina Of Time & Breath Of The Wild)
by CombatClaret
Sun Sep 13, 2020 11:18 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: A Levels, Covid, Brexit. Worst Government Ever?
Replies: 577
Views: 10339

Re: A Levels, Covid, Brexit. Worst Government Ever?

So much for the world beating testing system https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-54121367 This doesn't bode well for the winter. Govt claims capacity for 375,000 tests a day but we can't clear 62,000 Now Cummings throw to £100bn (equivilent entire NHS budget) at his mates without any transparency in ...
by CombatClaret
Sun Sep 13, 2020 11:07 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Interesting comments re Dyche in the Mail just now
Replies: 195
Views: 11027

Re: The people that count by Sean D

Could this not go in the thread about the other Daily Mail article, seeing as exactly the same discussion will be had over it. Both about the club and the Daily Mail's sport reporting.
by CombatClaret
Sun Sep 13, 2020 11:05 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: QUIZ: Higher or Lower
Replies: 8
Views: 622

Re: QUIZ: Higher or Lower

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by CombatClaret
Sat Sep 12, 2020 9:14 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Hendrick
Replies: 144
Views: 6592

Re: Hendrick

Assist for Toon goal.
by CombatClaret
Sat Sep 12, 2020 5:18 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Martinez/Heaton
Replies: 24
Views: 2671

Re: Martinez/Heaton

With Heaton due back in a little over a month, and with two back up keepers in Steer & Nyland you'd think they could manage.
£20m signing doesn't look like a temporary signing, looks like Heaton might be left out in the cold.
by CombatClaret
Sat Sep 12, 2020 1:58 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: is it just me ?
Replies: 37
Views: 1936

Re: is it just me ?

I don't worry about us being relegated because it's almost certain it will happen eventually. So why worry, just enjoy being in the spotlight.
by CombatClaret
Sat Sep 12, 2020 1:46 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: New away kit
Replies: 102
Views: 3811

Re: New away kit

Gabriel just shores from the shoulder for Arsenal. Made me think of this kit.

Like the home kit I don't think it's a coincidence there's a nice visual distinction between what we think is the shoulder and the arm using the claret and blue piping here.
by CombatClaret
Fri Sep 11, 2020 11:14 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: A Levels, Covid, Brexit. Worst Government Ever?
Replies: 577
Views: 10339

Re: A Levels, Covid, Brexit. Worst Government Ever?

Do you want to read my previous post again? The Japan deal only materialised today, hence the reference to Japan. Perhaps do another twitter search for posts stating we wouldn't be doing any deals with countries from a couple of weeks ago Ill pop back on in ten minutes to see how you have got on I'...
by CombatClaret
Fri Sep 11, 2020 10:51 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: A Levels, Covid, Brexit. Worst Government Ever?
Replies: 577
Views: 10339

Re: A Levels, Covid, Brexit. Worst Government Ever?

Again, as recently as yesterday, no country would want to do a deal with the UK according to some people. Thats within your two week window is it not? Today Japan has agreed to do a deal with the UK Post brexit. Japan is a country isnt it? Are you going to do another search, or should we just agree...
by CombatClaret
Fri Sep 11, 2020 10:20 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: A Levels, Covid, Brexit. Worst Government Ever?
Replies: 577
Views: 10339

Re: A Levels, Covid, Brexit. Worst Government Ever?

clarethomer wrote:
Fri Sep 11, 2020 10:17 pm
People tend to say they can't read the FT when I have done in the past.
Fair enough.
That one was not paywalled.
by CombatClaret
Fri Sep 11, 2020 10:16 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: A Levels, Covid, Brexit. Worst Government Ever?
Replies: 577
Views: 10339

Re: A Levels, Covid, Brexit. Worst Government Ever?

clarethomer wrote:
Fri Sep 11, 2020 10:12 pm
Some positive talk from the Japan side of the table..
I've read that article and for god sake just post a link man.
by CombatClaret
Fri Sep 11, 2020 10:09 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: A Levels, Covid, Brexit. Worst Government Ever?
Replies: 577
Views: 10339

Re: A Levels, Covid, Brexit. Worst Government Ever?

Maybe the mistake you are making is that you are specifically searching for the term "Japan" Again, I'm not going to do your research for you, but I'm fairly sure there were people on here, and twitter, as recent as yesterday saying nobody would be willing to agree a trade agreement with the uk So ...
by CombatClaret
Fri Sep 11, 2020 9:48 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: A Levels, Covid, Brexit. Worst Government Ever?
Replies: 577
Views: 10339

Re: A Levels, Covid, Brexit. Worst Government Ever?

Your link does not demonstrate that people thought the possibility was out of the question like Damo said. (im sure the odd fruitcake thought it to be true but on Twitter you can find a section of fruitcakes supporting pretty much every position on anything) Damo's having a bad week but for you its...
by CombatClaret
Fri Sep 11, 2020 9:32 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: A Levels, Covid, Brexit. Worst Government Ever?
Replies: 577
Views: 10339

Re: A Levels, Covid, Brexit. Worst Government Ever?

https://twitter.com/RockboltG/status/1304465919893295110?s=19 Jan 24th, Feb 18th. These are not from two weeks ago as Damo suggests and none of the four examples say there won't there won't be a deal. Either it's reporting on the progress or stating it won't be as good as the EU deal we had. Damo c...
by CombatClaret
Fri Sep 11, 2020 8:15 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: A Levels, Covid, Brexit. Worst Government Ever?
Replies: 577
Views: 10339

Re: A Levels, Covid, Brexit. Worst Government Ever?

Interestingly it is also being suggested it was signed with the knowledge of the internal market bill discussions. Link? Edit: Oh I see, yes you could say the news has broken after news of the internal market bill. I'd be interest to see it negotiated with knowledge of the internal market bill. Als...
by CombatClaret
Fri Sep 11, 2020 8:09 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: A Levels, Covid, Brexit. Worst Government Ever?
Replies: 577
Views: 10339

Re: A Levels, Covid, Brexit. Worst Government Ever?

A couple of weeks ago, a deal with Japan was out of the question. Now the deal with Japan that was out of the question is not as good as the deal that the EU have negotiated with them. Excuse me for taking anything remainers say with an enormous pich of salt haha Where were people saying it was out...
by CombatClaret
Fri Sep 11, 2020 3:14 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Your Spring/Summer Photos
Replies: 90
Views: 2758

Re: Your Spring/Summer Photos

Hackney Marshes
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by CombatClaret
Fri Sep 11, 2020 2:38 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: New away kit
Replies: 102
Views: 3811

Re: New away kit

No, It need's a splash of colour otherwise it looks like it came out of the photocopier.
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by CombatClaret
Fri Sep 11, 2020 2:34 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: A Levels, Covid, Brexit. Worst Government Ever?
Replies: 577
Views: 10339

Re: A Levels, Covid, Brexit. Worst Government Ever?

Major countries break international law all the time. I despair of the guff being spouted by people who should know better, like Theresa May (who caused this problem) and others. Example - it is international law for prosecution of cross border bribery cases. The UK and USA have highly active enfor...
by CombatClaret
Fri Sep 11, 2020 12:16 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: New away kit
Replies: 102
Views: 3811

Re: New away kit

I like the black kits anyway as they're a little more subtle when wearing casually not on game days, I've owned the last two black away kits and this one looks the best. I like the claret and blue piping on the neck and arms. As an away fan this gets a thumbs up and probably a buy for me
by CombatClaret
Fri Sep 11, 2020 11:14 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Mail article about Dyche with Brendan Flood
Replies: 44
Views: 2604

Re: Mail article about Dyche with Brendan Flood

Daily Mail there probably with 1000 words from Flood on a notepad somewhere, so write a 1000 word article based on the 42 words about how the club has plans in the event of Dyche's departure, as if planning for a very common footballing scenario implies it's inevitable or somehow newsworthy.
by CombatClaret
Thu Sep 10, 2020 10:30 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Worrall injured
Replies: 15
Views: 1929

Re: Worrall injured

Joe Worrall has been on shin splints for several weeks and not playing for Forest We definitely dont waste what little cash with have in signing an injured player Pedant post sorry: Shin splints are not a physical splints, so you can't be 'on' them like being on crutches. It's a relative minor inju...
by CombatClaret
Wed Sep 09, 2020 7:36 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS SUMMER 2020(MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 3707
Views: 356496

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS SUMMER 2020(MUST CONTAIN LINK)

Just re-read the 2018 DM article containing the prophetic statement which always provides me with a certain comfort and a reminder to enjoy the good times and not worry to much about transfer windows. "With the spending power of others — and not just those inside the top six — Burnley cannot outrun ...
by CombatClaret
Tue Sep 08, 2020 3:20 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: It's not just about Brexit
Replies: 1121
Views: 22397

Re: It's not just about Brexit

If I ever do break the law I will claim it was reasonable because I broke it "in a very specific and limited way".

Just like the government did when it admitted to breaking international law in parliament earlier today.
by CombatClaret
Tue Sep 08, 2020 8:50 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: A Levels, Covid, Brexit. Worst Government Ever?
Replies: 577
Views: 10339

Re: A Levels, Covid, Brexit. Worst Government Ever?

Johnson now doesn't like his own Brexit deal. Johnson personally re-negotiated this withdrawal agreement. He put it before the electorate at a general election, and he won an overall majority He put it before the House of Commons, and he won a majority He boasted of it as 'oven-ready' over & over ag...
by CombatClaret
Mon Sep 07, 2020 5:34 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: " Red Wall " seats ....
Replies: 154
Views: 4455

Re: " Red Wall " seats ....

Clarets4me wrote:
Mon Sep 07, 2020 3:29 pm
It's quite academic in parts, but the conclusion is that the 2019 losses were 20 years in the making.
The Conservatives have been in power for the last 10 of those 20 years. What have they done to turn the region around in the decade they've had in power? Apart from blame other people.
by CombatClaret
Mon Sep 07, 2020 12:59 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: It's not just about Brexit
Replies: 1121
Views: 22397

Re: It's not just about Brexit

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by CombatClaret
Mon Sep 07, 2020 11:51 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Craig Dawson
Replies: 104
Views: 9842

Re: Craig Dawson

Excellent aerial threat from set pieces.
20 goals over 7 seasons averaging at just under 3 a season. Scored 8 in two back to back seasons for WBA, get him on the end of some decent corners and I'm sure he could add a few more for us.
by CombatClaret
Mon Sep 07, 2020 10:00 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: It's not just about Brexit
Replies: 1121
Views: 22397

Re: It's not just about Brexit

First time I have commented on Brexit for months. This latest move isn’t rocket science, it’s the UK, especially after Covid, being desperate to use state aid to prop up new emerging businesses in deprived areas, many of which are to become free ports, in a way that isn’t allowed while a member of ...
by CombatClaret
Sun Sep 06, 2020 6:27 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: It's not just about Brexit
Replies: 1121
Views: 22397

Re: It's not just about Brexit

The reason why he called the referendum had nothing to do with direct concern with the EU as such. A number of elections from all parties I believe have had pressure for a review of our relationship with the EU. The rise of Nigel Farage and UKIP, it just got to a point where I think Cameron had to ...
by CombatClaret
Sun Sep 06, 2020 6:22 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: It's not just about Brexit
Replies: 1121
Views: 22397

Re: It's not just about Brexit

Now you're calling it a war.... Cameron has done more than rented the space in your head, he's mortgaged it and moved in long term Either you can't understand a metaphore or you don't want to justify the reasons for the referendum being called in the first place beyond 'because Cameron said so'. An...
by CombatClaret
Sun Sep 06, 2020 6:01 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: It's not just about Brexit
Replies: 1121
Views: 22397

Re: It's not just about Brexit

Cameron felt the need to hold it, not me or anyone else that you know on this planet. I don't recall him ever explaining why he held it either. Exactly, before we were told we had to pick sides no one cared. There was no will of the people to hold a referendum just party politics. You can't join si...
by CombatClaret
Sun Sep 06, 2020 5:23 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: It's not just about Brexit
Replies: 1121
Views: 22397

Re: It's not just about Brexit

You'll be wanting one about the best way to wipe your arse next :roll: They had a referendum last year about accepting foreign divorces and if they should change the length of time people should be married before getting divorced. It was yes to both or no to both, no other options, yes won BTW, but...