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by Dike Muff
Tue Feb 18, 2020 3:24 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: "No meat" expenses policy
Replies: 137
Views: 3414

Re: "No meat" expenses policy

Well, this news story has certainly been a dog-whistle for all the Gammon that post on here.
by Dike Muff
Thu Oct 17, 2019 9:41 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: This week, Leeds United become 100!
Replies: 40
Views: 2309

Re: This week, Leeds United become 100!

A Trophy Haul it too dissimilar to pre-Arab Investment Manchester City. Good, but not great. Their ten year period of dominance between ‘64 and ‘74 should have garnered more silverware, but they were Bridesmaids too often. A surprise Championship in the early ‘90s was a blip in an otherwise downward...
by Dike Muff
Thu Oct 03, 2019 12:45 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Ban Smacking
Replies: 172
Views: 21130

Re: Ban Smacking

JohnMcGreal wrote:I knew I should have stopped reading after the first three words.
I wish I had.
by Dike Muff
Thu Oct 03, 2019 12:15 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Ban Smacking
Replies: 172
Views: 21130

Re: Ban Smacking

Rowls wrote:If I ever have kids I know I won't have to smack them because the idea of it will be enough.
Spoken like a true childless person.
by Dike Muff
Thu Oct 03, 2019 12:00 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Ban Smacking
Replies: 172
Views: 21130

Re: Ban Smacking

Stay childless, Rowls.
by Dike Muff
Tue Sep 24, 2019 11:45 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Parliament suspension illegal..
Replies: 207
Views: 13433

Re: Parliament suspension illegal..

Opportunist Sociopath Chancer Boris would sell the Royal Navy to Somali Pirates if it was expedient to his desires(and that of his paymasters).
I for one am glad that our Parliamentary Democracy and the Rule of Law has robustly stood up for itself, and told him to Foxtrot Oscar.
by Dike Muff
Fri Jul 26, 2019 5:54 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Thunderstorm
Replies: 18
Views: 2039

Re: Thunderstorm

His chariots of wrath the deep thunderclouds form,
And dark is His path on the wings of the storm.
by Dike Muff
Sun May 05, 2019 10:23 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Sean Dyche- History Man.
Replies: 14
Views: 1427

Re: Sean Dyche- History Man.

Steve1956 wrote:And some of our support still want him sacked :lol:
I’d not have a go at anyone who was calling for his head at Xmas. We were in the tank at the time. Those who did should learn something from it, and the subsequent half season afterwards. We’ve got something special here.
by Dike Muff
Sun May 05, 2019 9:38 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Sean Dyche- History Man.
Replies: 14
Views: 1427

Sean Dyche- History Man.

Two Automatic Promotions from the Championship, both with our record points total(under 3 pts for a win), one as Champions. 23 games undefeated(a post war record). First win over Rovers in over three decades. First double over them in as long. Undefeated against them, too. Highest League position at...
by Dike Muff
Tue Apr 16, 2019 4:13 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: the vultures are circling already
Replies: 137
Views: 9062

Re: the vultures are circling already

I’m not sure that I’m satisfied with the Vulture Analogy of the OP. Barring a staggering run of results, we’re safe this season. We’re not a dying entity being shadowed by carrion eaters.
by Dike Muff
Fri Apr 05, 2019 2:20 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: Uniting the Country Since 31/01/2020
Replies: 22828
Views: 641749

Re: Brexit: The Naked Truth

Almost identical to my experience. I got "Power of Attorney" for my "working class" dad, (fast approaching 90), about 3 years ago. I almost immediately cut his bills significantly, and made every aspect of his life more efficient and cost-effective. Despite this he won't consider a mobile phone and...
by Dike Muff
Fri Apr 05, 2019 1:12 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: Uniting the Country Since 31/01/2020
Replies: 22828
Views: 641749

Re: Brexit: The Naked Truth

Slightly luckier here, dad voted remain and is possibly more angry about it than I am (for Ringo, my dad is from Burnley and ticks all the boxes you require!) Mum, despite being the nicest possible person in the world, won't ever vote anything but leave and her three remain voting kids have to deal...
by Dike Muff
Fri Apr 05, 2019 12:39 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: Uniting the Country Since 31/01/2020
Replies: 22828
Views: 641749

Re: Brexit: The Naked Truth

He sounds like deluded europhiles who cling on to the outdated idea that you can remain in the EU and stay loyal to it and negotiate a better deal. We've been paying £9 billion net, a year, to be part of the federalist experiment. We could have joined the rest of the world that's set to grow, and n...
by Dike Muff
Fri Apr 05, 2019 12:23 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: Uniting the Country Since 31/01/2020
Replies: 22828
Views: 641749

Re: Brexit: The Naked Truth

Children aren’t allowed to vote. I run my household a sight better than my elderly parents run theirs. My 69 year old Father was running my mother and his finances into the ground until I stepped in. His utter refusal to embrace technology and change meant that they were haemorrhageing literally hu...
by Dike Muff
Wed Apr 03, 2019 6:23 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: British paratroopers using Corbyn pic as target practice
Replies: 213
Views: 7291

Re: British paratroopers using Corbyn pic as target practice

Pstotto wrote:No nukes for our nuclear subs yah... Kinnell and now Yvette Cooper seeking a political coup to end democracy and cede all sovereignty to the EU. If there's a military coup and they all get shot as traitors I won't care.
You won’t care because you’re absolutely and totally away with the fairies.
by Dike Muff
Wed Apr 03, 2019 12:39 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: British paratroopers using Corbyn pic as target practice
Replies: 213
Views: 7291

Re: British paratroopers using Corbyn pic as target practice

GodIsADeeJay81 wrote:I've been debating, but some are busy being outraged first and foremost.

I'll wait until the Army decide what to do now.
You haven’t been debating. You’ve just been trying to shut the debate down.
by Dike Muff
Wed Apr 03, 2019 11:57 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Your 5 favourite Clarets of all time
Replies: 96
Views: 5792

Re: Your 5 favourite Clarets of all time

Little.
Blake.
Gareth Taylor.
Ings.
Vokes.
by Dike Muff
Wed Apr 03, 2019 11:42 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: British paratroopers using Corbyn pic as target practice
Replies: 213
Views: 7291

Re: British paratroopers using Corbyn pic as target practice

GodIsADeeJay81 wrote:Nah, banter is a stupid word and overused.
A bit like ‘mock rage’, it’s a gambit glibly used by people who don’t want to have a proper debate about a subject.
by Dike Muff
Sun Feb 24, 2019 10:09 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Sean Dyche: An Apology.
Replies: 93
Views: 7270

Re: Sean Dyche: An Apology.

taio wrote:It certainly was fun yesterday. Presume you didn't go.
I’ve always assumed he doesn’t on account of him not actually being a Burnley fan. I’ve been working under the assumption that he is a disaffected fan of a rival team.
by Dike Muff
Thu Feb 21, 2019 10:46 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: O/T I want to come home
Replies: 864
Views: 29788

Re: O/T I want to come home

Are you going to correct me, or was my assumption accurate? Do you want her to be refused entry to the UK? Can you not read? I’ve said above that I believe that she and her child are our responsibility, even though I don’t like it. F. Scott Fitzgerald said that the true test of a first class mind w...
by Dike Muff
Thu Feb 21, 2019 10:43 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: O/T I want to come home
Replies: 864
Views: 29788

Re: O/T I want to come home

Imploding Turtle wrote:I'm making an assumption that you want her to be refused entry to the UK. Feel free to correct me.
Then maybe I’ve found a gaping hole in your reasoning?
by Dike Muff
Thu Feb 21, 2019 10:35 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: O/T I want to come home
Replies: 864
Views: 29788

Re: O/T I want to come home

So you think it's better that mother and baby are kept together. But you also want to ban the mother, a British citizen, from Britain without a trial because her beliefs are too dangerous for our society. I think I've found a gaping chasm in your logic. Where did I say I wanted that? I just pointed...
by Dike Muff
Thu Feb 21, 2019 10:10 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: O/T I want to come home
Replies: 864
Views: 29788

Re: O/T I want to come home

So we're back to punishing children for the sins of their parents. Is growing up in Bangladesh such a punishment? As far as I can see it, we’re not taking away something the child has known, are we? It’s not like it’s grown up in Britain and then been deported. Surely Bangladesh has to be a better ...
by Dike Muff
Tue Jan 08, 2019 8:32 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: FA Cup Draw Thread
Replies: 93
Views: 6277

Re: FA Cup Draw Thread

There’s some real lily-livers on here. Faint Heart never a Fair Maiden won.
by Dike Muff
Sun Nov 04, 2018 5:43 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: New £50 note will feature a scientist
Replies: 84
Views: 4810

Re: New £50 note will feature a scientist

Johnny Ball. Populariser of Children’s Science.
by Dike Muff
Sat Nov 03, 2018 11:45 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: New £50 note will feature a scientist
Replies: 84
Views: 4810

Re: New £50 note will feature a scientist

the presence of an exception applying to a specific case establishes ("proves") that a general rule exists. This is a misconception. The use of ‘prove’ in the term ‘an exception that proves the rule’ is an archaic one. It simply means to ‘test’. We still use this term when making bread. After makin...
by Dike Muff
Fri Oct 12, 2018 2:59 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: city versus burnley
Replies: 107
Views: 9745

Re: city versus burnley

Devils_Advocate wrote:Man City to beat Utds record for biggest Premier League win and smash 10 past us. Wonder what odds you can get for that.
You sound like you’d like that outcome, DA?
by Dike Muff
Fri Oct 12, 2018 1:15 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Laptop Charger Repair?
Replies: 4
Views: 532

Laptop Charger Repair?

The jack plug on the end of the charger for my MacBook has frayed off. I was wondering if there was anywhere in the Burnley area where this could be repaired, as to replace the whole thing is a tad expensive. I thought about Sound Service, but am told that they are no longer open. Any other recommen...
by Dike Muff
Thu Oct 04, 2018 4:06 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Clapping Banned at University
Replies: 235
Views: 9223

Re: Clapping Banned at University

I’m glad someone else has taken up Beamish and Ringo’s baton. They were getting a bit tired.
by Dike Muff
Thu Oct 04, 2018 3:28 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Tarky in England squad
Replies: 28
Views: 2135

Re: Tarky in England squad

Jeffbfc wrote:So Tark's will be playing Saturday.
It’ll be interesting to see. Without him we are down to our last two first choice centre halves.
by Dike Muff
Thu Oct 04, 2018 3:24 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brady has a bit of a setback
Replies: 85
Views: 7911

Re: Brady has a bit of a setback

Dyche also has exactly the same approach to injury updates and communicates as little as possible to fans. Have you seen how some on here react to the slightest of setbacks, regarding out Club and Team? No wonder the Club keeps their cards close to their chest. They’re doing the Samaritans a favour.
by Dike Muff
Thu Oct 04, 2018 3:13 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brady has a bit of a setback
Replies: 85
Views: 7911

Re: Brady has a bit of a setback

He’ll be back when he’s back. No sense in getting het up about it; or using this as an opportunity to infer that you have some inside information(which comes across as a bit needy). As for when he Financial Accounts are published, I have no idea, and quite simply don’t mind about that. As a fan, tha...
by Dike Muff
Mon Oct 01, 2018 9:22 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Some Perspective; Cardiff Away
Replies: 48
Views: 5154

Re: Some Perspective; Cardiff Away

Cleveleys_claret wrote:May I ask a question, do you go on the Turf Mike Duff to watch us on a regular basis?
Other than this response, I am not going to engage with you in debate Cleveleys_Claret, as I find your constant negativity somewhat rebarbative.
Good day, sir.
by Dike Muff
Mon Oct 01, 2018 8:52 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Towels for throw ins
Replies: 16
Views: 1967

Re: Towels for throw ins

‘Twas delicious that our first goal came from a quickly taken throw-in.
by Dike Muff
Mon Oct 01, 2018 8:32 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Some Perspective; Cardiff Away
Replies: 48
Views: 5154

Some Perspective; Cardiff Away

I don’t post much on here; I just tend to browse. As such I have to say that I’m somewhat baffled by some of the negativity towards yesterday afternoon’s win at Cardiff. Yes, we finished 7th last term, and that was wonderful. It was also a bit of a one-off. Our usual Premier League Season will most ...
by Dike Muff
Sat Jun 09, 2018 11:31 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Kirsty Gallacher
Replies: 74
Views: 9235

Re: Kirsty Gallacher

I’d offer to be her designated driver!
by Dike Muff
Sat Jun 09, 2018 9:28 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: David Beckham has allegedly cheated on Posh Spice
Replies: 63
Views: 6578

Re: David Beckham has allegedly cheated on Posh Spice

Eloise Laws wrote:Well if she does they never come out to boast!
Maybe that’s because men are more discreet about their shennanegans?
by Dike Muff
Sat Jun 09, 2018 9:18 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: David Beckham has allegedly cheated on Posh Spice
Replies: 63
Views: 6578

Re: David Beckham has allegedly cheated on Posh Spice

Diesel wrote:Notice she doesn't get any suitors, the miserable streak of spicy p1ss
Says who?
by Dike Muff
Sat Jun 09, 2018 9:02 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: David Beckham has allegedly cheated on Posh Spice
Replies: 63
Views: 6578

Re: David Beckham has allegedly cheated on Posh Spice

A good looking, very wealthy, famous and charismatic ex-Footballer like him is bound to have offers of a salacious nature on a regular basis. He may love his wife to the moon and back, but once in a while his resolve is bound to break.
by Dike Muff
Wed May 23, 2018 1:33 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Term time holiday dad loses court battle...
Replies: 174
Views: 9996

Re: Term time holiday dad loses court battle...

I’m so glad that the Missus an I chose to Home Educate. We’ll be taking our two to Venice, Eurocamping, in 2 weeks.
by Dike Muff
Sat Feb 10, 2018 6:52 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Anyone still querying........
Replies: 36
Views: 2694

Re: Anyone still querying........

Bin Ont Turf wrote:Every forward that's ever played has had to do a bit for themselves and not just had everything handed on a plate.

They do a fair bit for themselves ,to be fair. We serve them practically nothing.
by Dike Muff
Sat Feb 10, 2018 6:43 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Anyone still querying........
Replies: 36
Views: 2694

Re: Anyone still querying........

I’m always in favour of creating more than scraps of chances for our forwards. Then judging their returns.
by Dike Muff
Sat Feb 10, 2018 5:43 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: We are 7th!
Replies: 47
Views: 2627

Re: We are 7th!

We still have that chance. I would have settled for staying up at the beginning of the season so a real chance of top 10 is brilliant. We do, but our awful run of form is seeing that diminish, week on week. I too would have settled for similar at the start of the season, but a by Christmas, I feel ...
by Dike Muff
Sat Feb 10, 2018 5:31 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: We are 7th!
Replies: 47
Views: 2627

Re: We are 7th!

Marlonspants wrote:So we could be 7th.
So we can have a chance of being 7th in May.
by Dike Muff
Sat Feb 10, 2018 5:29 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Do some supporters seriously think we might be in danger of going down?
Replies: 46
Views: 3774

Re: Do some supporters seriously think we might be in danger of going down?

bartons baggage wrote:Multiple username me thinks. :roll:
Ad hominem, me thinks?
by Dike Muff
Sat Feb 10, 2018 5:28 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: We are 7th!
Replies: 47
Views: 2627

Re: We are 7th!

Maybe a better effort to win a quite winnable away game than what we saw today?
by Dike Muff
Sat Feb 10, 2018 5:25 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: We are 7th!
Replies: 47
Views: 2627

Re: We are 7th!

For now.
by Dike Muff
Sat Feb 10, 2018 5:12 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Do some supporters seriously think we might be in danger of going down?
Replies: 46
Views: 3774

Re: Do some supporters seriously think we might be in danger of going down?

No, but that doesn’t justify just how poor we are playing in these games. Our pre-Christmas points cushion should have given us the opportunity to push on and be a little more adventurous. Our Manager’s intransigent ratiocination is leading our season into disappointment and sterility.
by Dike Muff
Sat Feb 10, 2018 5:00 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: I Back Dyche To The Hilt, But He Got It Wrong Today
Replies: 123
Views: 6866

Re: I Back Dyche To The Hilt, But He Got It Wrong Today

The limitations of Dyche’s rigidity are beginning to show. He needs to learn from this run.