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by CombatClaret
Sun Jun 23, 2019 1:05 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: The Naked Truth
Replies: 9670
Views: 131283

Re: Brexit: The Naked Truth

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by CombatClaret
Sun Jun 23, 2019 12:49 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Yet more bad news... hidden away.
Replies: 58
Views: 2757

Re: Yet more bad news... hidden away.

I (and it seems the moderating team) must have a different definition of the word racist to what you have. A lot of the racist material on this forum is done via inference and innuendo so is somewhat unpoliceable without taking a side. I reported the post on this thread as it was out and out racial...
by CombatClaret
Sat Jun 22, 2019 11:57 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Yet more bad news... hidden away.
Replies: 58
Views: 2757

Re: Yet more bad news... hidden away.

Can we just make a thread where the dozen or so posters can debate the other dozen or so posters in one place without a thread for every piece of dry tinder?
I like to weigh in myself at times but the way it shifts to every 'debate of the day' is tiring.
by CombatClaret
Sat Jun 22, 2019 5:54 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: C4 Conservative leader debate
Replies: 526
Views: 7196

Re: C4 Conservative leader debate

All clearly blown up by somebody against Boris with little foresight to see they may be setting up Mr Farage further down the line. A woman screaming, shouting "get off me", "get out" and the sound of smashing crockery/cutlery coming from the house of the future Prime Minister c...
by CombatClaret
Sat Jun 22, 2019 4:42 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Kraftwerk 3D - Anyone seen this?
Replies: 3
Views: 284

Re: Kraftwerk 3D - Anyone seen this?

Off to see them tonight and wondering how it is? Primal Scream, Jungle and Anna Calvi first up! Only seen bits on YouTube, looks very cool. Effects seem like their music, quite conceptual and minimalist. I wouldn't expect pyrotechnics and Wembly stadium tour type stuff like Muse might go in for :lo...
by CombatClaret
Thu Jun 20, 2019 9:33 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: London again
Replies: 190
Views: 4718

Re: London again

Although I congratulate anyone joining the specials, especially as they are taking an active part in trying to improve their community, I think rather like teaching assistants they are just a cheap alternative to the real thing. Real Coppers, walking their community, and building bridges. :shock: :...
by CombatClaret
Thu Jun 20, 2019 4:51 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: C4 Conservative leader debate
Replies: 526
Views: 7196

Re: C4 Conservative leader debate

aggi wrote:It will still be the EU for many years to come.


I thought now the EU was being dealt with, London or the 'metropolitan bubble' was the new enemy. We reduce in scale each time, sack off Scotland and NI until the root of all your live's problems will be because of that family down the road.
by CombatClaret
Thu Jun 20, 2019 8:36 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: London again
Replies: 190
Views: 4718

Re: London again

Reading this thread a new I love how a group of posters has completely chosen to ignore the only person with first hand, front line professional experience on the subject.
by CombatClaret
Thu Jun 20, 2019 1:41 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: The Naked Truth
Replies: 9670
Views: 131283

Re: Brexit: The Naked Truth

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-48699594 "Philip Hammond is set to warn that a no-deal Brexit would harm the British economy, devour a £26.6bn Brexit war chest, and risk the break-up of the UK." "leadership candidates promised tax cuts and increased spending on public services. Ho...
by CombatClaret
Wed Jun 19, 2019 6:52 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: C4 Conservative leader debate
Replies: 526
Views: 7196

Re: C4 Conservative leader debate

summitclaret wrote:That's another none believer out and just 2 more to dump.


Believe in the bin!!!
by CombatClaret
Tue Jun 18, 2019 11:52 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: The Naked Truth
Replies: 9670
Views: 131283

Re: Brexit: The Naked Truth

YouGov poll of Concervative party members who will pick the next PM

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by CombatClaret
Sun Jun 16, 2019 10:46 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The Big Step Walk
Replies: 18
Views: 953

Re: The Big Step Walk

I'd sooner spend £200 with a previous sponsor and walk away with a coffee table to show for it.
by CombatClaret
Sun Jun 16, 2019 10:43 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: C4 Conservative leader debate
Replies: 526
Views: 7196

Re: C4 Conservative leader debate

Spiral wrote: It's downright unpatriotic to allow yourself to be taken in by circus performers with decent oration.


To quote a divisive observer
"It's a lot easier to sell tickets to the Ghost Train than it is to sell tickets to the Speak Your Weight Machine."
by CombatClaret
Sun Jun 16, 2019 10:12 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: C4 Conservative leader debate
Replies: 526
Views: 7196

Re: C4 Conservative leader debate

Refreshing to hear some one say they don't know everything and to listen to people who've put their lives into learning and training. "The people in Tech know more about me at tech, the doctors know more than me about medicine..." - Stewart Not two meters from “people in this country have ...
by CombatClaret
Sun Jun 16, 2019 8:49 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: C4 Conservative leader debate
Replies: 526
Views: 7196

Re: C4 Conservative leader debate

Rory Stewart might be a good leader for them in a few years after Brexit, but Farage would destroy the Cons with him in charge if a GE was ever called. Javid with one of the quotes of the night "You don't beat the Brexit Party by becoming the Brexit Party." Johnson is essentially that, tr...
by CombatClaret
Sun Jun 16, 2019 8:36 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: C4 Conservative leader debate
Replies: 526
Views: 7196

Re: C4 Conservative leader debate

taio wrote:Prior to tonight thought Jeremy Hunt was probably the best of the bunch and still think the same after watching most of it.


He missed a golden chance to seem human when asked "What's your biggest weakness"

Answer should have been "My name"
by CombatClaret
Sun Jun 16, 2019 8:14 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: C4 Conservative leader debate
Replies: 526
Views: 7196

C4 Conservative leader debate

Rory Steward smashed it IMO, the only one willing to entertain the reality of the situation and that 'belief' only goes so far.

Hunt & Javid did alright.
Raab looks like someone who wants to wear your skin. Sooner he's out the better.
by CombatClaret
Sat Jun 15, 2019 3:48 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 295
Views: 40123

Re: BFC TRANSFER NEWS (MUST CONTAIN LINK)

SGr wrote:Not quite sure how people have convinced themselves Jamal Lowe would be an acceptable signing :lol:


Because buying cheap players under the age of 25 is the new scratch card game from Lotto. Will you win big!?!
by CombatClaret
Sat Jun 15, 2019 3:35 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: War with Iran
Replies: 122
Views: 5090

Re: War with Iran

Does it not strike you as convenient that Iran would successfully explode 4 mines deployed by divers under the water line, but the one that doesn't explode happens to be above the water line and requires a boat full of people, (as opposed to a diver or two that could recover a below-waterline mine ...
by CombatClaret
Sat Jun 15, 2019 2:52 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: War with Iran
Replies: 122
Views: 5090

Re: War with Iran

Not arguing as a case for war but of the two separate incidents seems to point to Iran escalating tensions in the area. That there is video evidence or an Iranian fast boat trying to remove possible evidence seems pretty cut and dry. https://www.theguardian.com/world/2019/jun/13/a-visual-guide-to-th...
by CombatClaret
Sat Jun 15, 2019 1:21 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: War with Iran
Replies: 122
Views: 5090

Re: War with Iran

The owner of one of the ships attacked is saying the US is wrong about the attack, in quite significant ways i think too. https://www.thedailybeast.com/japanese-oil-tanker-owner-says-us-is-wrong-about-gulf-attack If it was a missile the small impact hole means it could have only been a small basic ...
by CombatClaret
Fri Jun 14, 2019 4:17 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Jo Brand
Replies: 209
Views: 4356

Re: Jo Brand

Here’s Farage standing up for the rights of people to listen to distasteful comedy: https://www.google.com/amp/s/www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/politics/nigel-farage-defends-foreigner-jokes-at-ukip-party-conference-9165150.html%3famp "We are heading down a road here where we would kill all humo...
by CombatClaret
Fri Jun 14, 2019 12:44 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Boris alliance with Brexit Party ....
Replies: 113
Views: 2734

Re: Boris alliance with Brexit Party ....

Why would power/fame hungry Farage agree to that when every seat he's able to take from the Tory's make him a more potentially powerful king maker.
Conservative seats are an easy sell too as they're the ones who haven't delivered the unicorn.
by CombatClaret
Fri Jun 14, 2019 12:38 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: War with Iran
Replies: 122
Views: 5090

Re: War with Iran

Boris will follow Trump into a war in exchange for a trade deal.
by CombatClaret
Thu Jun 13, 2019 4:10 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The next Tory Leader..
Replies: 312
Views: 8090

Re: The next Tory Leader..

AndyClaret wrote:Stone them.


A large part of the debate was how stoned the candidates have been.
by CombatClaret
Thu Jun 13, 2019 4:05 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Jo Brand
Replies: 209
Views: 4356

Re: Jo Brand

No one would care if this was Jeremy Clarkson or Frankie Boyle
by CombatClaret
Thu Jun 13, 2019 1:08 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The next Tory Leader..
Replies: 312
Views: 8090

Re: The next Tory Leader..

Round 1

All 313 Tory MPs voted. There were no spoilt ballot papers.

Boris Johnson - 114
Jeremy Hunt - 43
Michael Gove - 37
Dominic Raab - 27
Sajid Javid - 23
Matt Hancock - 20
Mark Harper - 10
Rory Stewart - 19
Esther McVey - 9
Andrea Leadsom - 11
by CombatClaret
Thu Jun 13, 2019 12:47 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Wolves in for Tarkowski
Replies: 243
Views: 16815

Re: Wolves in for Tarkowski

"Tarkowski was a key player for Wolves last season, making 42 appearances for the Premier League side"

Sloppy much?
by CombatClaret
Wed Jun 12, 2019 10:22 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Motorway Madness
Replies: 15
Views: 1761

Re: Motorway Madness

She was only the road workers daughter but she liked having her asphalt.
by CombatClaret
Wed Jun 12, 2019 10:16 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Vegan Fish & Chips, Anyone?
Replies: 33
Views: 1138

Re: Vegan Fish & Chips, Anyone?

elwaclaret wrote:Sorry these food fads get on my tits lol... eat proper food properly.... it’s not as though the species is exactly failing. As for ethics... I’ll chose my own.


Our species is not failing you're right. But at the cost of almost every other species, and once those fail... then we're f8cked.
by CombatClaret
Wed Jun 12, 2019 10:05 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Vegan Fish & Chips, Anyone?
Replies: 33
Views: 1138

Re: Vegan Fish & Chips, Anyone?

It’s not fish, so why bother with the “vegan fish” bit? So you can equate it to what you already know and understand. "Whats that?" "Deep fried potato cuboids and textured banana plant battered in dairy free coating" "What?!" "Vegan Fish & Chips" "Oh...
by CombatClaret
Wed Jun 12, 2019 6:50 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Vegan Fish & Chips, Anyone?
Replies: 33
Views: 1138

Re: Vegan Fish & Chips, Anyone?

elwaclaret wrote:Let’s take something natural, copy it with a load of synthetic flavours so it’s just like nature provided.... and we’ll leave it for the future to deal with the new bacteria it creates...

But yes right on, dudes.


All those people dying from under cooked Tofu :roll: :roll:
by CombatClaret
Wed Jun 12, 2019 12:50 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Vegan Fish & Chips, Anyone?
Replies: 33
Views: 1138

Re: Vegan Fish & Chips, Anyone?

I've had a great vegan donner kebab.
Because lets face it, it's so processes anyway and once it got all the salad and smothered in chili sauce you really don't notice the difference.
by CombatClaret
Tue Jun 11, 2019 12:23 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Televised Premier League next season
Replies: 47
Views: 2660

Re: Televised Premier League next season

I pay for Sky and BT sports, but I stream every Burnley game. I would happily pay the same for a TV season ticket for the Clarets games and lose all of the other channels. Sky & BT rely on people paying for things they don't want. and that is where the collective bargaining ends - the big clubs...
by CombatClaret
Mon Jun 10, 2019 6:17 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BBC scrapping free licences for over 75s
Replies: 205
Views: 3265

Re: BBC scrapping free licences for over 75s

They’ve taken the decision the cowardly Tory government wouldn’t I'd be surprised If there hasn't been pressure from the Government in the back rooms. The govt pays for the over 75s licence fees so the BBC has just saved the government upward of £655 million a year. By making it a BBC issue they av...
by CombatClaret
Mon Jun 10, 2019 6:13 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BBC scrapping free licences for over 75s
Replies: 205
Views: 3265

Re: BBC scrapping free licences for over 75s

Agree with this. I only watch Netflix and could do without the BBC and it’s PC motivated and unbalanced agenda This is the BBC, who would sit a flat earther next to a PhD Scientist in the name of balance. I agree with the idea that If the left and the right are p1ssed they must be doing a good job.
by CombatClaret
Mon Jun 10, 2019 6:01 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BBC scrapping free licences for over 75s
Replies: 205
Views: 3265

Re: BBC scrapping free licences for over 75s

Would rather have BBC who's aim is to "educate, inform and entertain" than turn a profit.
by CombatClaret
Sun Jun 09, 2019 4:16 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: England vs Switzerland
Replies: 94
Views: 2451

Re: England vs Switzerland

Vegas Claret wrote:the Mrs "what are we doing Saturday night"
everybody who goes to a game "depends on VAR"


I don't need VAR to be denied a scoring opportunity.
by CombatClaret
Sun Jun 09, 2019 3:52 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: England vs Switzerland
Replies: 94
Views: 2451

Re: England vs Switzerland

Now we'll get diving from Attackers and Defenders... Yay.
by CombatClaret
Sun Jun 09, 2019 3:45 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: England vs Switzerland
Replies: 94
Views: 2451

Re: England vs Switzerland

Clear and obvious?
by CombatClaret
Sun Jun 09, 2019 3:16 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: England vs Switzerland
Replies: 94
Views: 2451

Re: England vs Switzerland

Switzerland games are always enjoyable for the neutral.
by CombatClaret
Fri Jun 07, 2019 4:15 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: O/T - Fake News
Replies: 13
Views: 900

Re: O/T - Fake News

He recently hit 10,000 'false or misleading claims' since becoming president according to fact checkers the The Washington Post.
by CombatClaret
Fri Jun 07, 2019 12:32 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: The Naked Truth
Replies: 9670
Views: 131283

Re: Brexit: The Naked Truth

https://unherd.com/2019/06/the-town-that-should-shame-our-politicians/ This just about sums Brexit up for me Fishing and tourism are never going to flood back to these towns. What do you do when the entire reason for a town being there is no longer relevant? The EU isn't the cause, the invention of...
by CombatClaret
Wed Jun 05, 2019 10:58 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The Big Step - asking football clubs to review relationship with gambling
Replies: 75
Views: 1544

Re: The Big Step - asking football clubs to review relationship with gambling

Grumps wrote:Does anyone actually think that stopping shirt sponsers will stop people gambling?


Ladies and Gentlemen... The Straw Man Fallacy

https://youtu.be/hfil34ayaEU?t=19
by CombatClaret
Wed Jun 05, 2019 11:35 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Congrats, Crouchy!
Replies: 15
Views: 2443

Re: Congrats, Crouchy!

Bosscat wrote:Shredders henchmen ... Combat not the TMNT, they were the Pizza loving good guys ;)


Yes! Sorry I didn't format that well

The name Divock always reminds me of Bebop (& Rocksteady) the evil henchmen of the series 'Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles'. :P
by CombatClaret
Tue Jun 04, 2019 10:48 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Congrats, Crouchy!
Replies: 15
Views: 2443

Re: Congrats, Crouchy!

The name Divock always reminds me of Bebop (& Rocksteady) the evil henchmen of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles.
by CombatClaret
Tue Jun 04, 2019 1:49 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: The Naked Truth
Replies: 9670
Views: 131283

Re: Brexit: The Naked Truth

A reminder of the realities of WTO and 'trading with the rest of the world'. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a1DsMnWLtME "193 members of the UN, of them only 35 are seen by the IMF as Advanced Economies in the world like our own, of them 27 are in Europe. None in Africa, none in Latin America, ...
by CombatClaret
Sat Jun 01, 2019 11:55 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: champions league final prediction
Replies: 113
Views: 2263

Re: champions league final prediction

I quite like klopp and pochettino, but somehow can't see spurs managing a similar type of season anytime soon. Spurs have shown themselves to be top 4 quality side as of the last few years while Arsenal & United are both fall foul of their commercial ambitions over on pitch success. This season...
by CombatClaret
Sat Jun 01, 2019 10:24 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: champions league final prediction
Replies: 113
Views: 2263

Re: champions league final prediction

Klopp - "usually 20 minutes after winning a final I'm already half-pissed, but I haven't even had a water"

:lol: :lol:
by CombatClaret
Sat Jun 01, 2019 10:20 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: champions league final prediction
Replies: 113
Views: 2263

Re: champions league final prediction

Nice shot of Trippier consoling in with the Spurs fans. Fair play he's still around.

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