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by Hipper
Tue Jul 16, 2019 11:35 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Is Attenborough right?
Replies: 99
Views: 2305

Re: Is Attenborough right?

Taffy on the wing wrote:Silly, nonsense of an article!


Maybe but braking seems a silly loss of energy - rotational energy to heat. If that rotational energy could be converted to electricity it could be reused.

That's what some electric locomotives do:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Regenerative_brake
by Hipper
Mon Jul 15, 2019 1:11 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: New £50 note will feature a scientist
Replies: 79
Views: 2673

Re: New £50 note will feature a scientist

If this makes the existing £50 illegal tender it will be interesting how those with large stashes of them deal with it. In 1973 the £5 note was changed and the previous one became unusable. I worked in a bank then and we had a money lender who kept his money in fivers in a safe deposit box. The bank...
by Hipper
Sat Jul 13, 2019 9:31 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Josh Benson
Replies: 20
Views: 3247

Re: Josh Benson

ArmchairDetective wrote:Good article on u23 Glennon, too. Sounds like he has the right attitude.

https://www.burnleyfootballclub.com/news/2019/july/glennon-is-leader-of-the-pack/#.XSl8mbXXD5Q.twitter


I looked at this link and I notice Pope and Dyche are both 'on sale now'. A bit worrying?
by Hipper
Sat Jul 13, 2019 9:28 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley beat Fulham in Portugal
Replies: 94
Views: 4695

Re: Burnley beat Fulham in Portugal

morpheus2 wrote:Yeah poor show!

I bet Dave Burnley was there..


He must have been injured then otherwise he would have got a game.
by Hipper
Sat Jul 13, 2019 8:40 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Old Burnley Images
Replies: 27
Views: 1940

Re: Old Burnley Images

I think you're spot on, Len Kinsella it is........He only played one game that season but was very much a part of the squad. The problem is the photo is not exactly the clearest but maybe all the players have now been named. It still leaves perhaps 4 players involved that season that do not appear ...
by Hipper
Fri Jul 12, 2019 3:12 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Pubic consulted on Jersey's housing demands
Replies: 19
Views: 939

Pubic consulted on Jersey's housing demands

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk

Scroll down to updates, 1418.
by Hipper
Fri Jul 12, 2019 3:04 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Old Burnley Images
Replies: 27
Views: 1940

Re: Old Burnley Images

ChrisG wrote:Just spotted a picture of my old man on there!

https://www.bcthic.org/View_Archive?MTA ... Nwb3J0Lw==


Didn't he do something at Turf Moor once?
by Hipper
Fri Jul 12, 2019 5:52 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Old Burnley Images
Replies: 27
Views: 1940

Re: Old Burnley Images

I'm pretty sure Rodney Jones was at the club then. I never saw him play though and in those days of one substitute I don't recall ever seeing him.
by Hipper
Thu Jul 11, 2019 8:23 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Old Burnley Images
Replies: 27
Views: 1940

Re: Old Burnley Images

And could that be Frank Casper's ear behind Merrington!
by Hipper
Thu Jul 11, 2019 8:22 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Old Burnley Images
Replies: 27
Views: 1940

Re: Old Burnley Images

Who are the three players to Doc's left?

Next to Peter Mellor is number 3 and behind him, is that Rodney Jones?
by Hipper
Thu Jul 11, 2019 8:17 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Old Burnley Images
Replies: 27
Views: 1940

Re: Old Burnley Images

Ralphy is in one of the other pictures along with, at a guess, Smith, Latcham, Bellamy and Angus.

And below is Angus and Waldron - surely that's not a young Geoff Nulty between them?
by Hipper
Thu Jul 11, 2019 8:13 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Old Burnley Images
Replies: 27
Views: 1940

Re: Old Burnley Images

That's Waldron behind O'Neil isn't it?

Jim Thomson I think is behind Kindon - you can just see the back of his head.

Where's Eric Probert and Geoff Nulty?
by Hipper
Thu Jul 11, 2019 8:08 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Old Burnley Images
Replies: 27
Views: 1940

Re: Old Burnley Images

Sorry, I missed the picture in the link!

In addition I see in the big picture Bellamy, Smith, West, Kindon, Dobbo, Waldron, Thomson, Latcham.

I downloaded it and was then able to enlarge it - it's good quality. I don't recognise many of the younger players.
by Hipper
Thu Jul 11, 2019 8:00 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Digital Services Tax - France.
Replies: 16
Views: 582

Re: Digital Services Tax - France.

How would they collect it. Would it be like the sales tax in some U.S. states where the consumer pays?
by Hipper
Thu Jul 11, 2019 7:54 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Old Burnley Images
Replies: 27
Views: 1940

Re: Old Burnley Images

None!
by Hipper
Thu Jul 11, 2019 5:12 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Wouldnt the premiership be more exciting if top 6 buggered off ?
Replies: 39
Views: 1007

Re: Wouldnt the premiership be more exciting if top 6 buggered off ?

The money is in top football only because of television. Television will want only the best. Therefore if the best six go off and play somewhere else the rest of the fourteen would get nowhere near the money they do now. It is a fact that we get all our money because of the top six. I can't see how ...
by Hipper
Thu Jul 11, 2019 9:06 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Is Attenborough right?
Replies: 99
Views: 2305

Re: Is Attenborough right?

Electric cars not perfect solution:

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-48944561
by Hipper
Wed Jul 10, 2019 8:40 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Praise-God Barebone
Replies: 3
Views: 413

Praise-God Barebone

Is he some unknown African footballer that we are about to sign him?

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Praise-God_Barebone

What a fabulous name!
by Hipper
Wed Jul 10, 2019 8:25 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Is Attenborough right?
Replies: 99
Views: 2305

Re: Is Attenborough right?

All those saying it would penalise the poorest are also being hypocritical. There are now 'the poorest' people in the UK who can't fly, or afford a car etc.. There was a time when most of us were like that, in the 1950s say. What has happened is that air travel (any travel) has become more efficient...
by Hipper
Wed Jul 10, 2019 8:10 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Mystery Man?
Replies: 22
Views: 2966

Re: Mystery Man?

That tall thin person dressed in green at the back? That's Crouch isn't it?
by Hipper
Wed Jul 10, 2019 8:08 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Who is this, where are they and when?
Replies: 40
Views: 1686

Re: Who is this, where are they and when?

The first picture, is that Claret Tony with the hat.

I would guess it's one of Leisure's organised trips to an away game.
by Hipper
Tue Jul 09, 2019 2:37 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Eddie Howe
Replies: 120
Views: 7660

Re: Eddie Howe

He's certainly done well but the team he had at the bottom of Division four was in fact a third division one in quality of players. The purpose of this thread, to criticise the number of goals his team concedes, overlooks the most important point - he's kept them up pretty comfortable each time. Tha...
by Hipper
Tue Jul 09, 2019 10:40 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Tom Heaton
Replies: 223
Views: 13225

Re: Tom Heaton

If we are getting rid of two of the three goalkeepers, why did we let Anders Lindegaard go?

Is Legzdins still at the club?
by Hipper
Mon Jul 08, 2019 6:05 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Jamie Shackleton?
Replies: 15
Views: 1980

Re: Shackleton?

South West Claret. wrote:I expect he fairly Bombs down the wing.


You mean this:

http://alverstokeaviation.blogspot.com/ ... -tour.html
by Hipper
Mon Jul 08, 2019 6:01 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Is this Now The Real World?
Replies: 30
Views: 1342

Re: Is this Now The Real World?

I was following some people who came out of an office. They were all on their phones talking, texting or whatever else you do on them these days. They weren't talking to each other.

I don't think I could do that.
by Hipper
Sat Jul 06, 2019 8:16 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: 'Two thirds of Britons want faster action on climate'
Replies: 105
Views: 2229

Re: 'Two thirds of Britons want faster action on climate'

'Since records began in 1850, seventeen of the eighteen hottest years have occurred since 2000. Important steps on climate mitigation and adaptation have been taken over the past decade. However, these steps could now be regarded as equivalent to walking up a landslide. If the landslide had not alre...
by Hipper
Sat Jul 06, 2019 12:48 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Parental responsibility (politics warning)
Replies: 56
Views: 1285

Re: Parental responsibility (politics warning)

I happen to think the school week should be 4 days. But I think the standard work week should be 4 days, too. We don't need any more economic growth. Productivity improvements should provide more free time from here, not a bigger economy - it's big enough already. That would be so if people weren't...
by Hipper
Sat Jul 06, 2019 12:32 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Operation Mincemeat
Replies: 13
Views: 1166

Re: Operation Mincemeat

Eddie Chapman worked for himself.
by Hipper
Sat Jul 06, 2019 7:26 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Operation Mincemeat
Replies: 13
Views: 1166

Re: Operation Mincemeat

There's a film - The Man Who Never Was - which is pretty good.

Another true WW2 deception is in the film 'I was Monty's Double' and the fellow who was Montgomery's double, an actor, plays his part.
by Hipper
Thu Jul 04, 2019 7:34 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Manufactured inclusion
Replies: 32
Views: 1535

Re: Manufactured inclusion

I don't think they've been up all month, they go up for the Pride parade which is this weekend and will center around... Trafalgar square. Here's a stock photo I took in 2016 encouraging love in general, disgusting. love-couples-heart-special-road-crossing-symbol-traffic-light-gay-pride-event-73615...
by Hipper
Tue Jul 02, 2019 12:23 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Maguire
Replies: 32
Views: 2847

Re: Maguire

FactualFrank wrote:Man City could have Walker Maguire and Stones.


Don't they build retirement homes?
by Hipper
Mon Jul 01, 2019 5:39 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: You ever listen to a song for the first time in yonks and it blows your socks off? PLAY IT LOUD
Replies: 13
Views: 716

Re: You ever listen to a song for the first time in yonks and it blows your socks off? PLAY IT LOUD

Did you know that when you turn the volume up it changes the character of the music as different frequencies will sound relatively louder or quieter: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Equal-loudness_contour#Relevance_to_sound_level_measurement_and_noise_measurement On the graph, looking at the red lines...
by Hipper
Sun Jun 30, 2019 9:00 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Dwight McNeil - Juventus
Replies: 123
Views: 7905

Re: Dwight McNeil - Juventus

Spurs paid £30 million for that winger Sissoko who is so inconsistent it's stopped being funny Plus Dwight has scored more goals last season than Sissoko has since he signed for Spurs ... Sissoko is not really a winger and I thought he had a good season last year. Super fit, strong, his only failin...
by Hipper
Sun Jun 30, 2019 8:57 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: help with old photo
Replies: 53
Views: 1860

Re: help with old photo

Steve1956 wrote:A name right out of a Roy of the Rovers comic strip.


First club, Tintwistle Villa.
by Hipper
Sun Jun 30, 2019 8:50 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Anarchists
Replies: 11
Views: 678

Re: Anarchists

Take me to your leader.
by Hipper
Sat Jun 29, 2019 5:03 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: 'Two thirds of Britons want faster action on climate'
Replies: 105
Views: 2229

Re: 'Two thirds of Britons want faster action on climate'

What it does show is that this whole business is extremely complicated with consequences in all directions, some surprising. Our own situation in the UK is affected by the Gulf Stream: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-44875508 It seems that the way it was thought to behave was wrong. M...
by Hipper
Sat Jun 29, 2019 8:37 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: 'Two thirds of Britons want faster action on climate'
Replies: 105
Views: 2229

Re: 'Two thirds of Britons want faster action on climate'

Read a report today in The Times that the contrails from aircraft are a big factor in climate change. Seems they have a bigger warming effect than aircraft carbon emissions - but, no one has been taking them into account, so far. That was noticed on the 9/11 day when planes were pulled from the sky...
by Hipper
Fri Jun 28, 2019 11:53 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: 'Two thirds of Britons want faster action on climate'
Replies: 105
Views: 2229

Re: 'Two thirds of Britons want faster action on climate'

Fossil fuel market prices are very variable. Green energy tends not to be as, for example, once you've built a windmill, the maintenance costs and source - wind - are pretty consistent. I'm with ecotricity. Their current rates are: Gas: per unit 4.19p Standing Charge 26.36p/day Electricity: per unit...
by Hipper
Fri Jun 28, 2019 7:36 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Money saving tips
Replies: 54
Views: 2041

Re: Money saving tips

Save money at Christmas by returning last year's cards to the sender with the simple inscription "Same to you". I actually used to do something like that. We sent the same card (well two cards actually] back and forth for a number of years. Still cost us a stamp though - we re-used the en...
by Hipper
Thu Jun 27, 2019 7:03 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Money saving tips
Replies: 54
Views: 2041

Re: Money saving tips

Save on water costs. Use ice cubes.
by Hipper
Thu Jun 27, 2019 7:02 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Money saving tips
Replies: 54
Views: 2041

Re: Money saving tips

I use two potato peelers - the 'Y' shaped ones are better. The first blade pulls the hair out a bit and then the second blade shaves it off getting a closer shave. I knew a fellow who cut his toes nails with a razor blade, so he wouldn't save any money as I don't think you can cut them with a potato...
by Hipper
Thu Jun 27, 2019 6:56 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Scam alert
Replies: 55
Views: 2870

Re: Scam alert

Does anyone know if Santander cards are affected by this?
by Hipper
Thu Jun 27, 2019 6:53 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: 'Two thirds of Britons want faster action on climate'
Replies: 105
Views: 2229

Re: 'Two thirds of Britons want faster action on climate'

The government can do actions that will effect things. They have for example banned the sale of diesel and petrol cars from 2040. So it's not a question of pricing people out of the market - no-one will able to buy them. Of course how that works etc. is open to debate but in principle they can do su...
by Hipper
Thu Jun 27, 2019 11:15 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: 'Two thirds of Britons want faster action on climate'
Replies: 105
Views: 2229

Re: 'Two thirds of Britons want faster action on climate'

An example of subsidies and their possible effect. Farmers and railways effectively get subsidised diesel - red diesel or gas oil. Although identical to ordinary (white) diesel that we put in cars, it has a red die and comes with a much lower fuel levy. My guess is that if this fuel levy was progres...
by Hipper
Wed Jun 26, 2019 7:06 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Things to do in Hamburg
Replies: 26
Views: 1176

Re: Things to do in Hamburg

Bosscat wrote:German – detected translate into English

haben sie dunnschiss?' = do you have dunnschiss? '

Haben sie du schiss? = are you scared


Dunnschiss - down **** - diarrhea

Known as spuitpoep in Dutch!
by Hipper
Wed Jun 26, 2019 7:03 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: CT's past results and Tables
Replies: 25
Views: 1154

Re: CT's past results and Tables

Surely it was the School Certificate - if he was allowed to stay at school that long. :D
by Hipper
Wed Jun 26, 2019 12:25 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Things to do in Hamburg
Replies: 26
Views: 1176

Re: Things to do in Hamburg

bob-the-scutter wrote:Don`t you mean: haben sie du schiss?'


No!

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