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by TheFamilyCat
Tue May 26, 2020 4:05 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Covid-19
Replies: 11353
Views: 224788

Re: Covid-19

Billy Balfour wrote:
Tue May 26, 2020 3:16 pm
Net Approval of how Boris Johnson has handled Coronavirus:

25th March: +44%

25th April: +26%

25th May: -1%
Fortunately, as we keep being told, these things are irrelevant until we know all the facts.

That's ALL the facts.
by TheFamilyCat
Mon May 25, 2020 11:12 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Drive by shooting
Replies: 158
Views: 8445

Re: Drive by shooting

We are talking about extreme offenders committing heavy duty major league crimes, the evidence would be 100% forensically soundproof, it's a deterrent in the way that the same person wouldn't commit the crime, I know I'd think twice before doing something if I thought I'd be getting capital punishm...
by TheFamilyCat
Mon May 25, 2020 10:04 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Drive by shooting
Replies: 158
Views: 8445

Re: Drive by shooting

I personally can't wait until people who can't spell or correctly punctuate a sentence are allowed to decide who should be executed.
by TheFamilyCat
Mon May 25, 2020 9:32 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Covid-19
Replies: 11353
Views: 224788

Re: Covid-19

Zlatan wrote:
Mon May 25, 2020 9:19 pm
No, he has maintained he did nothing wrong
Combination of the two I think: he admitted to doing something that most people would consider to be a breach of the lockdown rules yet maintained he did nothing wrong.
by TheFamilyCat
Mon May 25, 2020 8:31 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Dominic Cummings
Replies: 407
Views: 7690

Re: Dominic Cummings

fanzone wrote:
Mon May 25, 2020 8:16 pm
Do you think he is.
Yes. He wouldn't be in the job he does today if he wasn't.
by TheFamilyCat
Mon May 25, 2020 8:14 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Dominic Cummings
Replies: 407
Views: 7690

Re: Dominic Cummings

fanzone wrote:
Mon May 25, 2020 8:06 pm
Explain
I typed "wow" because I was shocked that you don't think he's media savvy.
by TheFamilyCat
Mon May 25, 2020 8:10 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Dominic Cummings
Replies: 407
Views: 7690

Re: Dominic Cummings

Have we ever seen DC hold a press conference before on any subject, never mind what he and his family have been doing? From what I can remember, apart from DC walking in Downing Street and his few minutes trying to get through the "media scrum" to his car, I can't remember him being in the "public ...
by TheFamilyCat
Mon May 25, 2020 8:06 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Dominic Cummings
Replies: 407
Views: 7690

Re: Dominic Cummings

Burnley Ace wrote:
Mon May 25, 2020 8:02 pm
He doesn’t need defending just highlighting the Labour hypocrisy and desperation. They have learnt their lesson - keep repeating the story doesn’t matter if it’s right, keep repeating and let loose the baying mob.
I'm pretty sure the anger about this goes crosses party boundaries.
by TheFamilyCat
Mon May 25, 2020 7:54 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Dominic Cummings
Replies: 407
Views: 7690

Re: Dominic Cummings

fanzone wrote:
Mon May 25, 2020 7:45 pm
I thought he explained what he did very well for a man that's not media savvy.

If I were in the same position id take action to make sure my children could be cared for.

This is the same media that hounded and virtually killed Caroline Flack.
Not media savvy? Wow!
by TheFamilyCat
Mon May 25, 2020 7:47 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Covid-19
Replies: 11353
Views: 224788

Re: Covid-19

What a bloody victory this has been for Labour though. They must be absolutely laughing their cocks off right now. For months now they'll have been scratching their heads trying to work out how to win back those voters the Tories took off them with their 'the people vs the elite' message. Turns out...
by TheFamilyCat
Mon May 25, 2020 7:42 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Dominic Cummings
Replies: 407
Views: 7690

Re: Dominic Cummings

Seems the best defence his supporters can come up with is whataboutery.
by TheFamilyCat
Sun May 24, 2020 10:52 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Covid-19
Replies: 11353
Views: 224788

Re: Covid-19

It's not political for me i couldn't care if they're blue,green,red,yellow or any other party,it's laughable that an unelected adviser is so feared by even cabinet ministers,that they'll defend his actions however wrong they happen to be. Why is he so feared that's what i can't get my head round,th...
by TheFamilyCat
Sun May 24, 2020 8:57 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Covid-19
Replies: 11353
Views: 224788

Re: Covid-19

Not been anywhere near this messageboard for days! I don’t wish to be mean, but I don’t want to live rent free in your head anymore. You’re obviously a really generous landlord , with an under used resource, but I need to move on now. I hope you can accept my apology for getting so under your skin ...
by TheFamilyCat
Sun May 24, 2020 8:52 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Covid-19
Replies: 11353
Views: 224788

Re: Covid-19

RingoMcCartney wrote:
Sun May 24, 2020 8:48 pm
Obsessed
Aren't you just. Probably on the same level as this:
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by TheFamilyCat
Sun May 24, 2020 5:58 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Drive by shooting
Replies: 158
Views: 8445

Re: Drive by shooting

Bordeauxclaret wrote:
Sun May 24, 2020 2:19 pm
Actually we might not be able to put it on at 8pm.
If we are going to execute people it would have to be after the watershed.
There'd be an hour build up first though.
by TheFamilyCat
Sun May 24, 2020 5:49 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Covid-19
Replies: 11353
Views: 224788

Re: Covid-19

BBC said before the briefing that further revelations are expected in the Cummings days. Going to be interesting. Brave by Boris to back him so public ally and so early, but with 4 years to go until the next election, this will be long forgotten. Yeah, the overall handling of this, plus the disaste...
by TheFamilyCat
Sun May 24, 2020 5:35 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Covid-19
Replies: 11353
Views: 224788

Re: Covid-19

FactualFrank wrote:
Sun May 24, 2020 5:33 pm
Did anybody see Robert Peston on the screen as he was cut short to move onto somebody else. He looked flabbergasted

And then he cut short the other chap who's audio wasn't working initially :lol:
To be honest though, Peston made Garth Crooks' questioning style seem concise.
by TheFamilyCat
Sun May 24, 2020 5:31 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Covid-19
Replies: 11353
Views: 224788

Re: Covid-19

Boris currently throwing himself under the bus on live TV.

Incredible stuff.
by TheFamilyCat
Sun May 24, 2020 10:55 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Covid-19
Replies: 11353
Views: 224788

Re: Covid-19

Bordeauxclaret wrote:
Sun May 24, 2020 10:53 am
Will the part time PM front up today?
Only if Ringo let's him out of his cellar.
by TheFamilyCat
Sun May 24, 2020 10:06 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Drive by shooting
Replies: 158
Views: 8445

Re: Drive by shooting

Get with the programme, you obviously missed the ideas intentions of postal votes deciding upon the likes of Huntley & sutcliffe & suchlike, but it makes more sense to keep them locked up forever at the taxpayers expenses when I daresay the majority would choose a cheaper permanent fix, mental inde...
by TheFamilyCat
Sun May 24, 2020 9:57 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Drive by shooting
Replies: 158
Views: 8445

Re: Drive by shooting

The taxpayer needs to decide by a majority count on the punishment, when you spend your money on something you usually have the right to choose what you are paying for, the same should apply here, a fortune would be saved on MOJ costs with trials & appeals & prison costs, you would almost instantly...
by TheFamilyCat
Sat May 23, 2020 10:59 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Covid-19
Replies: 11353
Views: 224788

Re: Covid-19

Steve-Harpers-perm wrote:
Sat May 23, 2020 10:40 pm
If he’d just apologised and said he was in the wrong it would have gone down better. Unfortunately like the US politics here is an absolute cesspit of those in power.
Agreed. Trying to defend it and in doing so, tying themselves in knots has been a massive own goal.
by TheFamilyCat
Sat May 23, 2020 10:33 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Covid-19
Replies: 11353
Views: 224788

Re: Covid-19

Some truly jaw-dropping defence of Cummings and the government going on. And that's without Ringo breaking his silence on the matter.
by TheFamilyCat
Sat May 23, 2020 6:00 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Covid-19
Replies: 11353
Views: 224788

Re: Covid-19

If he's telling the truth, he was protecting his son in case he did get ill. I don't have a problem with that, even if it's pushing the boundaries of the advice, I would do whatever it took to protect my 4yr old in those circumstances. Sorry if that offends A better way to protect his son would hav...
by TheFamilyCat
Sat May 23, 2020 5:10 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Covid-19
Replies: 11353
Views: 224788

Re: Covid-19

fatboy47 wrote:
Sat May 23, 2020 5:08 pm
Johnson will be rinsed at the next PMQs by Starmer if Cummings isnt sacked.
Johnson will be rinsed at the next PMQs by Starmer if Cummings is sacked.
by TheFamilyCat
Sat May 23, 2020 4:54 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Saturday teaser ...
Replies: 37
Views: 951

Re: Saturday teaser ...

John Talbut
by TheFamilyCat
Sat May 23, 2020 4:53 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Covid-19
Replies: 11353
Views: 224788

Re: Covid-19

Frightening level of arrogance being displayed by Cummings and inexcusable defence of him by the government.

Why not just hold his hands up, admit he made a mistake and offer a humble and grovelling (although probably insincere) apology. Much less damaging on the long run.
by TheFamilyCat
Sat May 23, 2020 12:35 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Covid-19
Replies: 11353
Views: 224788

Re: Covid-19

Grumps wrote:
Sat May 23, 2020 12:21 pm
It actually is the point, when you say he should have done what everybody else did.
Conveniently ignoring the bigger picture.

I see you think he did no wrong; that's your right, I'll just leave it there.
by TheFamilyCat
Sat May 23, 2020 12:14 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Covid-19
Replies: 11353
Views: 224788

Re: Covid-19

Which was? Do you really think that nobody else took their kids out of the house, and let a relative look after them? If he was doing it for the benefit of his child, I have a little sympathy, it's not like your married lover coming round for a bit of nookie I don't know if other people did it or n...
by TheFamilyCat
Sat May 23, 2020 11:51 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Referees
Replies: 14
Views: 843

Re: Referees

It is reported that if and when professional football resumes in Italy (they are aiming for either 13 or 20 June), players will be required to maintain at all times a distance of 1.5 metres between themselves and the match referee. Which should serve not only to prevent infection, but also to inhib...
by TheFamilyCat
Sat May 23, 2020 11:46 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Covid-19
Replies: 11353
Views: 224788

Re: Covid-19

Grumps wrote:
Sat May 23, 2020 11:31 am
I haven't seen every article on the matter, but what are the sensible alternatives being suggested, which he could have done regarding the welfare of his child?
The same that everyone else self isolating with symptoms did.
by TheFamilyCat
Sat May 23, 2020 12:55 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Covid-19
Replies: 11353
Views: 224788

Re: Covid-19

In the long run, "excess deaths" one year makes no difference to the annual average. Ultimately, the number of deaths is 1 per person; any excess deaths one year are one death the less in subsequent years. Whether those deaths would have happened next year or in ten years all averages out over time...
by TheFamilyCat
Fri May 22, 2020 8:44 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Covid-19
Replies: 11353
Views: 224788

Re: Covid-19

Grumps wrote:
Fri May 22, 2020 8:22 pm
My thoughts exactly.... "we think you might have the virus, so can you isolate for a fortnight please, but before you do can you get on this busy train, bus, tube or tram, iam sure it'll be OK".
"Oh, and nobody willactually check if you are isolating but please do."
by TheFamilyCat
Fri May 22, 2020 6:47 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Covid-19
Replies: 11353
Views: 224788

Re: Covid-19

tiger76 wrote:
Fri May 22, 2020 5:26 pm
inbound flights facing new quarantine rules,arguably should happened earlier,but they're finally getting to grips.

https://uk.yahoo.com/news/coronavirus-1 ... 4382.html
Not even a token gesture
by TheFamilyCat
Fri May 22, 2020 5:09 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Covid-19
Replies: 11353
Views: 224788

Re: Covid-19

CombatClaret wrote:
Fri May 22, 2020 4:27 pm
Ministers rejected school reopening plan recommended by Sage experts

https://www.theguardian.com/education/2 ... ge-experts
Following the science?
by TheFamilyCat
Fri May 22, 2020 3:29 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Hotel Prices.
Replies: 40
Views: 2058

Re: Hotel Prices.

I think short term they'll keep prices down to get people travelling again but in the longer term they'll probably rise, same with flights. I disagree with that. I think hotels, airlines and train companies will raise their prices to compensate their losses during the shutdown. And a lot of people ...
by TheFamilyCat
Fri May 22, 2020 9:27 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Covid-19
Replies: 11353
Views: 224788

Re: Covid-19

Children and older adults to take part in vaccine trial Children and older adults are to be included in the second phase of vaccine trials to protect against coronavirus. The first phase of the University of Oxford trial began in April, involving 1,000 healthy adults aged 55 and under. Trials of th...
by TheFamilyCat
Fri May 22, 2020 9:22 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: "Can't believe it" moments
Replies: 47
Views: 1367

Re: "Can't believe it" moments

Gazza failing to convert that cross in the Euro 96 semi. Even when I see it now I can't believe he's not going to knock it in.
by TheFamilyCat
Fri May 22, 2020 7:11 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: "Can't believe it" moments
Replies: 47
Views: 1367

Re: "Can't believe it" moments

Shane Warne's "ball of the century" that flummoxed Mike Gatting.

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=yXanXViSEOI
by TheFamilyCat
Thu May 21, 2020 9:01 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: "Can't believe it" moments
Replies: 47
Views: 1367

"Can't believe it" moments

Are there any moments in sport, or in general that have left you in genuine disbelief at what you'd seen?

Cantona's kung-fu kick.

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=6WFL01eLqbA

Even now, when I know what's coming it's still shocking.
by TheFamilyCat
Thu May 21, 2020 12:51 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: Uniting the Country Since 31/01/2020
Replies: 22313
Views: 626962

Re: Brexit: Uniting the Country Since 31/01/2020

I'd expect they'll blame the government,if the government put as much effort into dealing with the illegal immigration,as they insist on setting daft targets that have never been met in almost a decade they might actually get somewhere. I think they may be more inclined to try and blame some leftie...
by TheFamilyCat
Thu May 21, 2020 12:38 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: Uniting the Country Since 31/01/2020
Replies: 22313
Views: 626962

Re: Brexit: Uniting the Country Since 31/01/2020

Quickenthetempo wrote:
Thu May 21, 2020 12:17 pm
Can we ever get a real grip on illegal immigration in this country?
Probably not, although some believe that we voted to take back control of our borders so I'm sure they'll be expecting it. Wonder who they'll blame when it doesn't happen.
by TheFamilyCat
Thu May 21, 2020 12:35 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Great Sporting upsets over the years
Replies: 27
Views: 629

Re: Great Sporting upsets over the years

Blackburn winning the Premier League. I was very ******* upset.
by TheFamilyCat
Thu May 21, 2020 12:34 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Great Sporting upsets over the years
Replies: 27
Views: 629

Re: Great Sporting upsets over the years

claretonthecoast1882 wrote:
Thu May 21, 2020 12:02 pm
Remember him being on the rough end of stuff most the game, but the one when he runs into their half and a couple fail to nail him then the next one just wipes out is brilliant
Must've been editing my post when you replied.
by TheFamilyCat
Thu May 21, 2020 12:00 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Great Sporting upsets over the years
Replies: 27
Views: 629

Re: Great Sporting upsets over the years

claretonthecoast1882 wrote:
Thu May 21, 2020 11:17 am
If only for their approach of stopping Cannigia
I found myself watching it on youtube recently. Hilarious attempts at tackles. The first one particularly when he's halfway down the cellar steps but he still cleans him out anyway.
by TheFamilyCat
Thu May 21, 2020 10:35 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Peoples interpretations
Replies: 38
Views: 1736

Re: Peoples interpretations

I was out and about yesterday walking through a respectable housing estate and saw little signs of social distancing, with kids riding their push bikes and playing together. I honestly believe for most the lockdown as been pritty lame to say the least, the quicker this country gets back to work and...
by TheFamilyCat
Thu May 21, 2020 10:14 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Covid-19
Replies: 11353
Views: 224788

Re: Covid-19

The numbers claimed then are about as useful as 'expected goals'.
by TheFamilyCat
Thu May 21, 2020 10:12 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Referees
Replies: 14
Views: 843

Re: Referees

They should ref games wearing welder's masks
by TheFamilyCat
Thu May 21, 2020 9:55 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Great Sporting upsets over the years
Replies: 27
Views: 629

Re: Great Sporting upsets over the years

Cameroon v Argentina in the 1990 World Cup was certainly one of the most entertaining.
by TheFamilyCat
Wed May 20, 2020 9:29 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The Hitman and Her
Replies: 20
Views: 2032

Re: The Hitman and Her

I'm sure there's a story in Stan's book about him flicking through the channels late one night and seeing one of his players, who was out injured at the time, on the dancefloor on Hitman and Her.