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by Bullabill
Sat Sep 26, 2020 12:30 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: So Weird...Why Am I Home At 10.30?
Replies: 24
Views: 1653

Re: So Weird...Why Am I Home At 10.30?

Think yourself lucky. If you lived in Melbourne you'd be home under curfew from 9pm to 5am.
by Bullabill
Tue Sep 22, 2020 12:37 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Jimmy Dunne
Replies: 65
Views: 4166

Re: Jimmy Dunne

Just watched the goals again. Take back what I said about Jimmy’s mistake for the first. Vardy looked to be turning to shoot, Taylor looked off balance and getting a block in there was the natural thing to do. Also noticed how poor Dwight was last night. Arguably could’ve done better with three of ...
by Bullabill
Sun Sep 20, 2020 6:04 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Soccer streams 100
Replies: 8
Views: 646

Re: Soccer streams 100

Thanks to all for the responses, much appreciated.
by Bullabill
Sat Sep 19, 2020 1:30 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Soccer streams 100
Replies: 8
Views: 646

Soccer streams 100

Now requires registration to view. Registration requires credit card number - risky? What alternatives are there?
by Bullabill
Fri Sep 18, 2020 11:43 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Guðmundsson injury not as bad as feared
Replies: 50
Views: 2831

Re: ARTICLE: Guðmundsson injury not as bad as feared

How do we know that the officials saw the incident? No free kick was given - did they say after the match that they'd seen it?
by Bullabill
Wed Sep 16, 2020 12:48 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Donald Trump
Replies: 2261
Views: 62082

Re: Donald Trump

Had to laugh at Trump's explanation for the California fires. ''Bad forest management'', ''it'll get cooler you'll see'' but my favourite, referring to Australia's fires.... '"They have very explosive trees'' :lol: That's not so far off the mark. Poor forest management is indeed a leading reason fo...
by Bullabill
Wed Sep 16, 2020 12:24 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Dyche on Tarkowski
Replies: 138
Views: 7110

Re: Dyche on Tarkowski

Local cricketer wrote:
Tue Sep 15, 2020 1:38 pm


Maybe he just doesn't like the last game of the season

Seems to be a club characteristic.
by Bullabill
Mon Sep 14, 2020 12:12 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Fly Tipping.....
Replies: 54
Views: 2830

Re: Fly Tipping.....

Hearing that commentary, why am I reminded of Victoria Wood?
by Bullabill
Sat Sep 12, 2020 2:21 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Donald Trump
Replies: 2261
Views: 62082

Re: Donald Trump

PeterWilton wrote:
Fri Sep 11, 2020 10:38 pm
I read today that he's accusing Biden of using performance enhancing drugs. Lol.
Well, they ain't workin'.
by Bullabill
Tue Sep 08, 2020 10:22 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Song endings...
Replies: 42
Views: 1067

Re: Song endings...

Codas.
by Bullabill
Fri Sep 04, 2020 2:22 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Challenges, anyone took up a new ones recently
Replies: 23
Views: 783

Re: Challenges, anyone took up a new ones recently

Yeah, Harry and Meghan.
by Bullabill
Fri Sep 04, 2020 2:19 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Premier League terminate largest overseas TV deal
Replies: 26
Views: 2031

Re: Premier League terminate largest overseas TV deal

Chester Perry wrote:
Thu Sep 03, 2020 2:41 pm
I will say there is a significant element of Geopolitics at play here too on the Chinese side - posted a bit about it on the MMT thread in the last couple of days
Nothing surer.
by Bullabill
Sat Aug 29, 2020 1:56 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Aron mooy
Replies: 42
Views: 2399

Re: Aron mooy

ClaretTony wrote:
Sat Aug 29, 2020 11:30 am
Are you sure Tony?

Yes I am :D
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But you liked the earlier post?
by Bullabill
Fri Aug 28, 2020 1:58 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS SUMMER 2020(MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 3786
Views: 363459

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

Post by Blackburnclaret » Fri Aug 28, 2020 11:53 am

Firthy wrote: ↑
Fri Aug 28, 2020 11:48 am
I think he's infering to more predictable than bad :roll:

Correct...predictable .


Incorrect...infering.
by Bullabill
Wed Aug 26, 2020 12:51 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: customer service.
Replies: 42
Views: 1728

Re: customer service.

You'll finish up doing all your shopping on line.
by Bullabill
Sun Aug 23, 2020 3:33 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley F C in pictures
Replies: 739
Views: 81068

Re: Burnley F C in pictures

CT, with obvious restrictions and Covid Secure requirement to the highest degree for the club, do you think there is an chance what so ever of the club allowing me to take photographs of the stand in the ground while off season? I used to get in via a nice member of the ticket office but I dont wan...
by Bullabill
Thu Aug 20, 2020 5:05 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: I know Marty says Global Warming is boring and you all agree but.....
Replies: 35
Views: 1403

Re: I know Marty says Global Warming is boring and you all agree but.....

The science hasn’t changed, so what would you say has caused people to change their minds, and not believe the science? Could it be the massive PR undertaken by the fossil fuels industry to discredit the science, sow doubt in people’s minds, fund politicians who support them, and resist change? . I...
by Bullabill
Thu Aug 20, 2020 12:06 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: I know Marty says Global Warming is boring and you all agree but.....
Replies: 35
Views: 1403

Re: I know Marty says Global Warming is boring and you all agree but.....

I remember the eighties. The holes in the ozone layer, and how the governments of the world acted in unison to get rid of CFCs, which the scientific community told us were responsible. Rich and poor, communist and western, the world acted as one. Nowadays the refrigeration industry would mount a PR...
by Bullabill
Wed Aug 19, 2020 11:52 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Keane linked to Barca do we have a sell on clause
Replies: 31
Views: 3390

Re: Keane linked to Barca do we have a sell on clause

If Keane did go to Barca does anyone think Tarks is good enough to replace him at Everton and would Everton be interested? Personally I think he could make the step up but the fans would need some patience and the Everton coaching team would need to do some good work to bring him up to that level a...
by Bullabill
Wed Aug 19, 2020 7:08 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: I know Marty says Global Warming is boring and you all agree but.....
Replies: 35
Views: 1403

Re: I know Marty says Global Warming is boring and you all agree but.....

Agreed that Kate should be applauded for taking the issue seriously, and more so because she works within the industry. Back in the late Eighties Thatcher described man-made climate change as a huge threat to human existence, and so did Bush Snr. Back then scientists were mostly believed when there...
by Bullabill
Tue Aug 18, 2020 3:40 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: What are your hobbies
Replies: 87
Views: 3143

Re: What are your hobbies

Get yourself a lathe and a milling machine and build a small steam loco. or traction engine. You'll learn a lot and finish with something of real value.
by Bullabill
Tue Aug 18, 2020 1:49 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Are our children far more intelligent than we were?
Replies: 68
Views: 1631

Re: Are our children far more intelligent than we were?

Teaching has a huge part to play in this question. I was at St.Andrews primary school (Duke Bar) in 1953 aged 10, and some of us in the class were taken by a teacher to learn the basics of trigonometry. We went out to Rakehead Rec. and measured the height of the factory chimney using rudimentary equ...
by Bullabill
Mon Aug 17, 2020 1:19 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BFC TRANSFER NEWS SUMMER 2020(MUST CONTAIN LINK)
Replies: 3786
Views: 363459

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

boatshed bill wrote:
Sun Aug 16, 2020 11:16 pm
Nicely weighted passes as well as great tackling..
he looks like the sort of player we could use.
Yeah!!!! Get him in!
by Bullabill
Mon Aug 17, 2020 12:52 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: My neighbour
Replies: 37
Views: 3099

Re: My neighbour

MRG wrote:
Sun Aug 16, 2020 11:50 pm
What a great thread, no arguing, a bit of comedy, exactly what this board misses these days
Absolutely agree. Some witty comments which made me laugh - good stuff! Sounds like Dale Bennet is a good bloke and a good neighbour for Herts.
by Bullabill
Sun Aug 16, 2020 5:53 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: New Home Kit 2020/21
Replies: 162
Views: 8790

Re: New Home Kit 2020/21

Socks!!! Should be hoops!!! And they should be hoops forever. It would create a recognisable identity in our strips no matter how the rest of the kit is changed. Say what you like about our near neighbours but their shirts give them immediate recognition and I reckon that we could create some of tha...
by Bullabill
Sun Aug 16, 2020 5:31 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Cancel Culture ?
Replies: 486
Views: 8846

Re: Cancel Culture ?

AndrewJB wrote:
Fri Aug 14, 2020 5:30 pm


Scruton made racially offensive remarks during an interview. Anti-Semitic and Islamophobic remarks (and he’d been caught out before with unacceptable views).
Unacceptable? To whom? Who judges the 'acceptableness' of views?
by Bullabill
Tue Aug 11, 2020 12:29 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Silent lightening
Replies: 48
Views: 2532

Re: Silent lightening

Quiet diet ???
by Bullabill
Mon Aug 10, 2020 12:30 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Donald Trump
Replies: 2261
Views: 62082

Re: Donald Trump

tiger76 wrote:
Sun Aug 09, 2020 8:51 pm

What I find incredulous is how two ageing middle-class white blokes, are the best that the supposedly most advanced nation on the planet can come up with,
Would a couple of upper class young green blokes be any better ?
by Bullabill
Sun Aug 09, 2020 6:31 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Sarri sacked
Replies: 11
Views: 1617

Re: Sarri sacked

OK, I'll do it ............
Who's Sarri now .....
by Bullabill
Sun Aug 09, 2020 6:29 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Coyle has a new job.
Replies: 83
Views: 4403

Re: Coyle has a new job.

mercenary
/ˈməːsɪn(ə)ri/
adjective: mercenary

primarily concerned with making money at the expense of ethics.
by Bullabill
Fri Aug 07, 2020 2:19 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: New Kits 20/21
Replies: 367
Views: 26734

Re: New Kits 20/21

andyh wrote:
Wed Aug 05, 2020 7:13 pm
I’m not absolutely sure but it appears in the NFL all away shirts are white and all home shirts are not. Simple way to sort it...
This was the way in the early days of the Aussie A-League and it made so much sense that it was changed.
by Bullabill
Fri Aug 07, 2020 2:13 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: New Kits 20/21
Replies: 367
Views: 26734

Re: New Kits 20/21

DCWat wrote:
Sat Jul 04, 2020 12:05 pm
If it were up to me, hooped socks (home and away) would be non negotiable, in any Burnley kit design.
Absolutely my view.
by Bullabill
Thu Aug 06, 2020 12:41 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Lebanon explosion
Replies: 54
Views: 3554

Re: Lebanon explosion

It's idiots like Trump spouting nonsense that will cause further instability in the region, he's better keeping his trap shut and not commenting on things he knows nothing about. He didn't claim to know what the cause was - he quoted some of his Generals and said they would know better than him. He...
by Bullabill
Mon Aug 03, 2020 12:04 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Billie Bean mentions Burnley
Replies: 7
Views: 1551

Re: Billie Bean mentions Burnley

"Billy Bean built a machine to see what it could do. He made it out of sticks and stones, and nuts and bolts and glue."
"The motor ran, chuttle-a-bang, ra-ta-ta-ta-ta-torator, And all of a sudden a picture appeared on the funny old cartoonerator".
by Bullabill
Sat Aug 01, 2020 12:39 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Greatest Nicknames in Sport
Replies: 74
Views: 1825

Re: Greatest Nicknames in Sport

Steve Waugh's brother Mark was known as 'Afghanistan' - the forgotten war.
by Bullabill
Fri Jul 31, 2020 10:33 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Who scored our best goal of the 2019/20 season?
Replies: 32
Views: 832

Re: ARTICLE: Who scored our best goal of the 2019/20 season?

claretandy wrote:
Thu Jul 30, 2020 1:11 pm
I've taken the weather into account, Vydra's control and touch were phenomenal, as was the finish.
Yes, and it did more than just win the match, it was a great boost to his confidence and appeared to change Sean's thinking a bit for the team's benefit.
by Bullabill
Wed Jul 29, 2020 11:24 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: 5 subs - good or bad?
Replies: 49
Views: 976

Re: 5 subs - good or bad?

Bad. The game is as much about fitness and stamina as skill, and subs dilute that aspect.
by Bullabill
Tue Jul 28, 2020 11:24 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: What a dish of ointment.
Replies: 5
Views: 682

What a dish of ointment.

For me, Burnley 1 Brighton 2 was the biggest disappointment of the season, and, given that there was really so much at stake - not the least of which was several million pounds into the club coffers - I wonder what it was that led to that result. Already 'on the beach', overconfidence, or maybe Sean...
by Bullabill
Sat Jul 25, 2020 1:55 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Reminiscing
Replies: 108
Views: 3592

Re: Reminiscing

Longsider wrote:
Wed Jul 22, 2020 1:53 pm
Pretty sure big marbles were called dobbers.
Where I lived 'marbles' was never used - they were all 'bobbers'.
by Bullabill
Sat Jul 25, 2020 1:49 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Reminiscing
Replies: 108
Views: 3592

Re: Reminiscing

mdd2 wrote:
Wed Jul 22, 2020 1:15 pm
I think we called the chunk of metal we threw at the marbles a nugget
My memory says it was a nugger.
by Bullabill
Wed Jul 08, 2020 3:12 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Brisbane Roar fail with O’Neill bid
Replies: 17
Views: 2300

Re: ARTICLE: Brisbane Roar fail with O’Neill bid

Brisliam wrote:
Wed Jul 08, 2020 8:32 am


I live less than 10 minutes walk from where Brisbane Roar play. Would take a lot of motivation to walk that far to watch an A League game these days.

How far to the West Coast Mariners ?
by Bullabill
Tue Jul 07, 2020 1:01 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The drinks break
Replies: 31
Views: 1497

Re: The drinks break

Going by the commentators' descriptions it should be called a 'Taking fluids on board' break.
by Bullabill
Tue Jul 07, 2020 12:40 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: This made me chuckle
Replies: 11
Views: 1168

Re: This made me chuckle

He was right though. It wasn't towed.
by Bullabill
Fri Jul 03, 2020 2:55 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Dyche set for selection boost
Replies: 27
Views: 2075

Re: ARTICLE: Dyche set for selection boost

I sometimes find Sean hard to listen to but, Christ, I couldn't watch Mr.Wilder week after week.
by Bullabill
Tue Jun 30, 2020 3:01 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Hands up...
Replies: 22
Views: 1632

Re: Hands up...

MACCA wrote:
Mon Jun 29, 2020 9:52 pm
Wow I hold my hands up, I'd written us well and truly off post match, even before the news of no Jay or Lowton.

Pre match ?
by Bullabill
Sat Jun 27, 2020 12:09 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Minepalois police department to be abolished
Replies: 35
Views: 1375

Re: Minepalois police department to be abolished

Gordaleman wrote:
Fri Jun 26, 2020 10:35 pm
So you think that the Charles Koch Institute pedals conspiracy theories eh? That shows your ignorance.


Pedals conspiracy theories ? On a bike?
by Bullabill
Fri Jun 26, 2020 5:11 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Atmosphere today
Replies: 13
Views: 1616

Re: Atmosphere today

The crowd noise was really well done, - the best I've heard after watching several matches.
by Bullabill
Sun Jun 21, 2020 1:18 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Donald Trump
Replies: 2261
Views: 62082

Re: Donald Trump

When Trump got in I wasn't overjoyed but I thought that it would be interesting to see if he would actually do what he said he would in terms of "cleaning the swamp" - that would have been the best thing for the country imho, instead he's made it incomprehensibly worse and he is going to get his as...
by Bullabill
Tue Jun 09, 2020 10:07 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Australia is dull
Replies: 43
Views: 2341

Re: Australia is dull

Too dull for Covid 19 to hang around.