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by claptrappers_union
Mon Sep 28, 2020 8:47 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Clubs voting
Replies: 8
Views: 907

Re: Clubs voting

If we’re under 30 points.... NULL AND VOID
by claptrappers_union
Sat Sep 26, 2020 11:42 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: New club website
Replies: 50
Views: 2202

Re: New club website

ChrisG wrote:
Sat Sep 26, 2020 10:40 am
As soon as I connect my phone to the car's Bluetooth, Spotify switches to car mode, is this not standard? I've got an 11 plate Golf so it's not exactly cutting edge

Edit: this is car mode
Hmmm, stand corrected. I have it on the iPhone and never seen it do that.
by claptrappers_union
Sat Sep 26, 2020 8:38 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: New club website
Replies: 50
Views: 2202

Re: New club website

Jenny55 wrote:
Sat Sep 26, 2020 8:34 am
So are we planning to discuss the new website at all today?
In have no opinion on it really
by claptrappers_union
Sat Sep 26, 2020 8:31 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: New club website
Replies: 50
Views: 2202

Re: New club website

So are you saying that I need to have a smartphone with me if i want to buy a pint of beer in the T and T ? If so that is unbelievable. No, but staff at the door might take some time to compute that you don’t want to use a smartphone. They will look at you gormlessly for about 15 seconds. A party o...
by claptrappers_union
Sat Sep 26, 2020 8:17 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: New club website
Replies: 50
Views: 2202

Re: New club website

Can understand why they have to do it at the moment but they are bloody annoying. When this is over I’m refusing to visit any establishment that requires me to order myself via an app. We’ve survived for years without needing apps. I’ve never been to the bar at somewhere like Pizza Hut? You stand a...
by claptrappers_union
Sat Sep 26, 2020 8:10 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: New club website
Replies: 50
Views: 2202

Re: New club website

IMDb is another culprit - used to be brilliant - now it’s almost unusable. I’m sure it makes money though.

I hope Wikipedia stays the way it is
by claptrappers_union
Sat Sep 26, 2020 8:03 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: New club website
Replies: 50
Views: 2202

Re: New club website

Spotify - why is there no ‘car mode’ ?! Big bubbly buttons and large text - we’ve seen a lorry driver wipe out families because of the shite user interface of Spotify... I know you shouldn’t be using devices while driving, but we are human. Same with iPhones - Apple want you want you to shell out lo...
by claptrappers_union
Sat Sep 26, 2020 6:18 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: New club website
Replies: 50
Views: 2202

Re: New club website

ALL websites, in general these days are garbage. In the good old days of the internet, a website was a tool to deliver the user information about a product or service wrapped up in an easy to use package. But now you have to agree to all cookies, know who all the partners are with awful pop ups, ads...
by claptrappers_union
Thu Sep 24, 2020 5:07 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: No programmes for home games this season
Replies: 59
Views: 2047

Re: No programmes for home games this season

Who cares? They told us they were doing one and started last week with the first match. So will you share the details of hardly making any money? And they changed their mind... I think the fans not coming into the stadiums for the fore-seeable has obviously affected that The amount of time and effo...
by claptrappers_union
Thu Sep 24, 2020 4:56 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: No programmes for home games this season
Replies: 59
Views: 2047

Re: No programmes for home games this season

I can't imagine many people downloading or ordering the programme throughout the whole season - the club is probably better off putting in more effort with creative online content ready for matchday - that's where the eyes are going to be and that's where businesses are more likely to spend money fo...
by claptrappers_union
Thu Sep 24, 2020 4:48 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: No programmes for home games this season
Replies: 59
Views: 2047

Re: No programmes for home games this season

I know the creators of the programme are very proud of what they produce, I know that for a fact. Burnley's programmes over the past decade have been excellent. This would've been a hard decision for them to make, understandable though.
by claptrappers_union
Thu Sep 24, 2020 12:37 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ALK Capital...
Replies: 653
Views: 36580

Re: ALK Capital...

My concern in general would be that if someone does invest and take over the club that they realise that relegation and promotion exist in English football. I don't think relegation features at all it American sports. I've watched a few American YouTubers reacting to videos explaining the basics of...
by claptrappers_union
Thu Sep 24, 2020 11:32 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Will You Be Downloading the App?
Replies: 166
Views: 5591

Re: Will You Be Downloading the App?

My life-cycle at the moment, is home, office, sandwich shop, office then home again - thas pretty much it. I'm not mixing with many people at all. I don't want to concern myself with infections in the area, I'm happy to socially distance myself and crack on without the risk of some 'app' telling me ...
by claptrappers_union
Wed Sep 23, 2020 9:44 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ALK Capital...
Replies: 653
Views: 36580

Re: ALK Capital...

KateR wrote:
Wed Sep 23, 2020 9:41 pm
very skeptical this will happen.
It’s been bubbling for months... i couldn’t tell you if it will cross the line, but advanced negotiations suggest its close.
by claptrappers_union
Wed Sep 23, 2020 9:20 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ALK Capital...
Replies: 653
Views: 36580

Re: ALK Capital...

ClaretTony wrote:
Wed Sep 23, 2020 4:04 pm
That's an interesting link - written by Simon Evans who is a Burnley fan, in fact he's Eli's son.
I’ve been working with Simon recently, i didn’t know he was Eli’s son... small world.
by claptrappers_union
Tue Sep 22, 2020 4:28 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Most annoying bit in a song
Replies: 59
Views: 1554

Re: Most annoying bit in a song

Lead vocals when they sing a lyric and attach a 'yeah' at the end... or they chuck in a 'yeah' to fill a gap. It's like they're making the song all about them.

Female leads are the worst for it
by claptrappers_union
Mon Sep 21, 2020 12:16 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS SUMMER 2020(MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 3961
Views: 381495

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

If the tweet is accurate, that looks like Tarkowski is West Ham bound, £35m is what the club have been holding out for, so I'm told.
by claptrappers_union
Sat Sep 19, 2020 9:38 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Transfer Window Marks
Replies: 34
Views: 1799

Re: Transfer Window Marks

ClaretTony wrote:
Sat Sep 19, 2020 9:19 am
That's at odds with what the manager has said
Have you heard a story about a player not arriving for his medical? I’m not 100% sure who it was but I think you may have prepared an article ready.
by claptrappers_union
Fri Sep 18, 2020 8:58 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Is Dyche fighting his battle on his own
Replies: 153
Views: 6063

Re: Is Dyche fighting his battle on his own

ClaretTony wrote:
Fri Sep 18, 2020 8:56 pm
You said he’s not talking to any board members. That is quite simply not true.
OK, fair enough, I'm only saying what I was told - but the bottom line is, from what I believe - the relationship has completely broken down
by claptrappers_union
Fri Sep 18, 2020 8:53 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Is Dyche fighting his battle on his own
Replies: 153
Views: 6063

Re: Is Dyche fighting his battle on his own

That is not the case, suggesting he doesn’t talk to any board members. Maybe that’s the case with some directors but very definitely not with others. But I’ve been saying for months and months, long before the shutdown, that there were serious problems. Basically, the manager and the board are not ...
by claptrappers_union
Fri Sep 18, 2020 8:28 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Is Dyche fighting his battle on his own
Replies: 153
Views: 6063

Re: Is Dyche fighting his battle on his own

Couldn't agree more - can't see much changing though unfortunately. No one seemed to want to believe me some time ago but manager and chairman seem to continue to be at loggerheads and ultimately there will only be one solution and that will be one of them having to go. It doesn't take a genius to ...
by claptrappers_union
Fri Sep 18, 2020 1:08 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Is Dyche fighting his battle on his own
Replies: 153
Views: 6063

Re: Is Dyche fighting his battle on his own

Its alright people being critical about SD bemoaning we need to find extra players, but at least there is some communication from him. Everyone else seems to be hiding.We do have a PR department and we have a recruitment team-and we hear today(from SD of course) that we are not close to anyone join...
by claptrappers_union
Fri Sep 18, 2020 12:36 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Ross McCormack
Replies: 10
Views: 2150

Re: Ross McCormack

Amazing how a players career can implode - he was a good player. Doesn't seem like the dependable type, with more than one manager dropping him because of his commitment to training.
by claptrappers_union
Fri Sep 18, 2020 12:10 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Is Dyche fighting his battle on his own
Replies: 153
Views: 6063

Re: Is Dyche fighting his battle on his own

There's obviously something going on - more than just a breakdown in spending transfer funds. Dyche can only perform his role to the best of his ability, unfortunately for him, his reputation is based on the type of players he brings in and the results and he is being hindered by things outside his ...
by claptrappers_union
Wed Sep 16, 2020 10:02 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Jim Davidson
Replies: 138
Views: 5510

Re: Jim Davidson

Steve1956 wrote:
Wed Sep 16, 2020 9:55 pm
Without opening that buddy i bet its Sid's Heroes?
You know, it is Sids Heroes, but I uploaded it years ago - not knowing the name of the actual programme, when I googled ‘Sids Heroes’ just now - it linked me to an alternative 5 min version

The one on here is the longer cut
by claptrappers_union
Wed Sep 16, 2020 9:49 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Jim Davidson
Replies: 138
Views: 5510

Re: Jim Davidson

Steve1956 wrote:
Wed Sep 16, 2020 9:36 pm
Stephen? I used to work with him for Lambert Howarth & Son,well the same company think he worked at Whitewell Bottom and i was at Rawtenstall...small world innit Frank?
My Grandma worked at Lambert Howarth, at both those sites. Here’s a documentary about it

https://youtu.be/sX7PYcELZFU
by claptrappers_union
Wed Sep 16, 2020 6:47 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Jim Davidson
Replies: 138
Views: 5510

Re: Jim Davidson

I lived in Newchurch for twenty odd years cant recall that one! I was told she was from Newchurch... anyway when I went to see him in Blackburn, he listed a lot of local towns, and mentioned Crawshawbooth, Rawtenstall and Bacup - he said he was used to see a girl in Rawtenstall... might’ve been par...
by claptrappers_union
Wed Sep 16, 2020 5:51 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Jim Davidson
Replies: 138
Views: 5510

Re: Jim Davidson

In think he courted / married a girl from Newchurch, that was his connection to Rossendale
by claptrappers_union
Tue Sep 15, 2020 9:50 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Jim Davidson
Replies: 138
Views: 5510

Re: Jim Davidson

Is that the same Stewart Lee who mocked someone's foreign sounding name? A Jewish Tory MP... Yes, that was in a newspaper column, but the MP wasn’t the but of the joke, the target was little Englanders who want MP with English names. Racists jokes can be divisive... but your playing a very risky ga...
by claptrappers_union
Tue Sep 15, 2020 9:38 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Jim Davidson
Replies: 138
Views: 5510

Re: Jim Davidson

Before lockdown I went to watch Josh Widdicombe and Jasper Carrott. Both hilarious and Jasper, you could tell was a professional. He knew what he was doing. No racism whatsoever, he was just funny. When someone comes on and the first thing they say is about how they were brought up in Africa, it's ...
by claptrappers_union
Tue Sep 15, 2020 9:10 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Jim Davidson
Replies: 138
Views: 5510

Re: Jim Davidson

Black comedians who aren't in the least bit funny feel they have to go with race. You watch the comedy clubs and they feel they have to try and be funny, by bringing race into it. I don't care if they are black, white or green... just be funny and stop dropping down to this level. There's people wh...
by claptrappers_union
Tue Sep 15, 2020 7:55 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Jim Davidson
Replies: 138
Views: 5510

Re: Jim Davidson

I see black comics telling jokes about white people and other nationalities and it's funny but a white comic doing the same is a racist the world's gone mad why can't we all just enjoy a joke have a laugh and stop overreacting because you've been told it's offensive I'd probably laugh at both comed...
by claptrappers_union
Tue Sep 15, 2020 4:40 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Jim Davidson
Replies: 138
Views: 5510

Re: Jim Davidson

claretonthecoast1882 wrote:
Tue Sep 15, 2020 7:54 am
His best work was BIg Break and that was below average

I'm watching some old episodes on Big Break at the moment, he carries the show really well
by claptrappers_union
Tue Sep 15, 2020 2:15 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Jim Davidson
Replies: 138
Views: 5510

Re: Jim Davidson

I think it's about the change in attitudes, Manning took the micky out of everyone and everything... it was 'sticks and stones' in those days. You can see in his interviews with 'young comedians' on such as Mark Lamarr and Caroline Ahearne (as Mrs Merton) and you can see he knows he knows his time i...
by claptrappers_union
Tue Sep 15, 2020 1:40 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Jim Davidson
Replies: 138
Views: 5510

Re: Jim Davidson

I've never bought this excuse that comedians like Davidson, Brown, and Manning used that "it's only an act". For me, you can't do that kind of material, unless your mindset is programmed that way to start with. After Trump's election, Brexit, Labour being whitewashed in that snap election, and read...
by claptrappers_union
Tue Sep 15, 2020 1:23 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Jim Davidson
Replies: 138
Views: 5510

Re: Jim Davidson

In one of the standups I've seen him do on YouTube, (which I can't find now) he does a bit about one of his disabled friends who he treats just like everyone else and doesn't tiptoe around the disability. Davidson says he gets him out of his wheelchair, playfully throws him around at parties and get...
by claptrappers_union
Tue Sep 15, 2020 1:04 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Zoe Ball
Replies: 86
Views: 3457

Re: Zoe Ball

I'm interested, how much should a radio DJ hosting the BBC's flagship radio show be paid?
by claptrappers_union
Tue Sep 15, 2020 12:58 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Jim Davidson
Replies: 138
Views: 5510

Re: Jim Davidson

10 years ago when I was at Uni, me and my mate used to find it funny to get stoned and watch Roy Chubby Brown DVDs. Sounds kind of douchey to watch something ironically and laugh at it rather than with it but it was hilarious to us none the less. It was interesting when we watched the "extras" on o...
by claptrappers_union
Tue Sep 15, 2020 11:33 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Jim Davidson
Replies: 138
Views: 5510

Re: Jim Davidson

Doesn’t your anecdote about JD in Blackburn not explain why some theatres don’t want acts like that performing there? Quite possibly - he's the only comedian of that type I've seen live though. My friend bought tickets to see Roy Chubby Brown in Oswaldtwistle with the rose-tinted specs of watching ...
by claptrappers_union
Tue Sep 15, 2020 9:23 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Jim Davidson
Replies: 138
Views: 5510

Re: Jim Davidson

Boss Hogg wrote:
Tue Sep 15, 2020 9:16 am
I don’t like ‘comedians’ who feel they have to use the F word all the time. It doesn’t make it more funny.
Depends how it’s used. And I agree, if you’re using it all the time how can land an impact in a punchline when you need to use the f word ?
by claptrappers_union
Tue Sep 15, 2020 9:07 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Jim Davidson
Replies: 138
Views: 5510

Re: Jim Davidson

Sheedyclaret wrote:
Tue Sep 15, 2020 9:06 am
Watch it and you'll see..
Read the thread and you’ll see that I watched it
by claptrappers_union
Tue Sep 15, 2020 9:03 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Jim Davidson
Replies: 138
Views: 5510

Re: Jim Davidson

Which bit does he have a point?
by claptrappers_union
Tue Sep 15, 2020 9:01 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS SUMMER 2020(MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 3961
Views: 381495

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

At least infection rates are going up, unlike our squad size
by claptrappers_union
Tue Sep 15, 2020 8:58 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Jim Davidson
Replies: 138
Views: 5510

Re: Jim Davidson

Is it not the grumpy ranting man 'act' he's always done? It's like whinging about Jack Dee for appearing dour. You’d think so... I’d like to see what he’s really like away from his comic persona. Get an insight from those who were close to him... such as his his ex wife - who describes him as a vio...
by claptrappers_union
Tue Sep 15, 2020 8:51 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Jim Davidson
Replies: 138
Views: 5510

Re: Jim Davidson

Regardless of the vague validity of any of his points, his delivery will only be interpreted as a angry bitter old man, albeit that is his 'act' - akin to Roy Chubby Brown, Les Dawson or Bernard Manning. Wont take long before someone labels him gammon, mind. EDIT - I see CTU already has. Serves me ...
by claptrappers_union
Tue Sep 15, 2020 8:23 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Sue Barker to leave QOS
Replies: 105
Views: 3525

Re: Sue Barker to leave QOS

Only fossils watch Question of Sport. The weekend version of Countdown and Antiques Roadshow.
by claptrappers_union
Tue Sep 15, 2020 8:13 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Jim Davidson
Replies: 138
Views: 5510

Re: Jim Davidson

Sounds like your usual bigot in the pub. Blames young people (millennials) for everything, doesn’t see the bigger picture and get angry at things that don’t have any affect on him. I watched a stand-up of his on YouTube, there’s no jokes... or if there are jokes, there’s no content to them... just h...
by claptrappers_union
Mon Sep 14, 2020 12:16 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS SUMMER 2020(MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 3961
Views: 381495

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

I don't venture onto Twitter much and I don't actively look for transfer news and gossip, so this thread is the source for that kind of speculation.... and it's depressing.
by claptrappers_union
Fri Sep 11, 2020 4:44 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: New away kit
Replies: 102
Views: 3818

Re: New away kit

It's good posting like you
by claptrappers_union
Fri Sep 11, 2020 4:42 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: New away kit
Replies: 102
Views: 3818

Re: New away kit

ClaretTony wrote:
Fri Sep 11, 2020 3:56 pm
I think I know I'm right, I was in the meeting when it was said. Didn't see you there.

Well I've been in meetings too... I didn't see you there