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by Hipper
Mon Sep 16, 2019 2:48 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: David Cameron
Replies: 28
Views: 940

Re: David Cameron

I think he had little choice but to call a referendum. The country was increasingly divided re the EU - uncontrolled immigration in particular - and so were the parties. Farage seemed to get an inordinate amount of media time to exploit this. As mentioned above the EU were conceited about the whole ...
by Hipper
Mon Sep 16, 2019 2:39 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Tarks on Question of Sport
Replies: 1
Views: 695

Re: Tarks on Question of Sport

I hope he does better then this:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q9V0aOUSJwM
by Hipper
Mon Sep 16, 2019 2:33 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Defour joins Antwerp
Replies: 87
Views: 6257

Re: ARTICLE: Defour joins Antwerp

Van Der Schaf followed by Papadopoulos, Berisha, Vossen, Hennings and Bikey. We are brilliant at uncovering, developing and managing foreigners. Whilst I know he's not a foreigner Tarkowski must surely be added to that list - the best midfielder we've got but SD doesn't know it yet. (according to o...
by Hipper
Mon Sep 16, 2019 7:36 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Defour joins Antwerp
Replies: 87
Views: 6257

Re: ARTICLE: Defour joins Antwerp

diamondpocket wrote:did they win the game?


They won 2-1 at Anderlecht.

Lest you think that's good Anderlecht have had a poor start to the season:

https://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/be ... ague/table
by Hipper
Sun Sep 15, 2019 8:53 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Hendrick goal
Replies: 67
Views: 5616

Re: Hendrick goal

Dinks wrote:Am I correct in saying Jeff scored a wonder goal at Goodison after a 75 man move last season or the season b4..get him signed up.


Not quite - count them:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2r6sXRc_BgE
by Hipper
Sun Sep 15, 2019 7:37 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Everton
Replies: 40
Views: 1696

Re: Everton

lakedistrictclaret wrote:I think we have every chance of beating Everton next month.


I thought that for the fixture last year. Remember we were playing a lot better, had beaten Brighton and put in good performances home to Liverpool and at Spurs and Arsenal......
by Hipper
Sun Sep 15, 2019 7:30 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Grosicki?
Replies: 19
Views: 2704

Re: Grosicki?

Clucas?
by Hipper
Sat Sep 14, 2019 7:33 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Norwich
Replies: 73
Views: 3020

Re: Norwich

Longsider wrote:This is a very poor result for us.


May be so but it's a great result for football, as was Newcastle's win at Spurs, Palace at United. The more these big boys get beaten the better it will be.
by Hipper
Sat Sep 14, 2019 7:29 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Which parts of the body are most pleasurable to scratch
Replies: 21
Views: 1043

Which parts of the body are most pleasurable to scratch

….. and other important research: https://www.theguardian.com/science/2019/sep/13/study-french-postmens-testicles-ig-nobel-winner The ankle apparently. In my experience it is the head with one of these: https://www.amazon.co.uk/RED5-Headonizm-Head-Massager/dp/B00EUPJ9D0/ref=sr_1_3?keywords=head+mass...
by Hipper
Thu Sep 12, 2019 12:13 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Does anyone here read the Sun newspaper?
Replies: 51
Views: 2159

Re: Does anyone here read the Sun newspaper?

Rowls wrote:Funny how it seems that *everyone* hates the Sun.

It was the best tabloid in the country for years, if not decades.


It was the best SELLING tabloid - paper in fact - for years.

Surely there's still the Sunday Sport and its stable mates. 'Our own' Tony Livesey was editor at one time.
by Hipper
Thu Sep 05, 2019 2:32 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Interesting interview with Robbie Blake
Replies: 10
Views: 1746

Re: Interesting interview with Robbie Blake

I thought my earlier interview offered a more complete view:

viewtopic.php?f=2&t=33053&p=833324&hilit=bognor#p833324

At the moment Bognor are not doing very well, lying fifth from bottom after five games.
by Hipper
Wed Sep 04, 2019 4:20 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: The Naked Truth
Replies: 14137
Views: 260478

Re: Brexit: The Naked Truth

The people were promised something that’s impossible to actually deliver. When that finally sinks in with the hardest of devotees then progress can be made on repairing the damage this whole sorry episode has caused. It's not impossible to deliver. There are two problems: 1. It is complicated and s...
by Hipper
Tue Sep 03, 2019 1:09 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Paxman: Why Are Our Politicians So Crap (CH 5 9 PM)
Replies: 15
Views: 1361

Re: Paxman: Why Are Our Politicians So Crap (CH 5 9 PM)

I thought overall the programme was quite good. I would however have liked to have seen a little bit longer spent at the end on how we should go about reforming it. That appeared a bit rushed though in general I agreed with all his points. Interesting point that the Labour lady MP said about workin...
by Hipper
Sun Sep 01, 2019 3:39 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Goal Nets
Replies: 5
Views: 459

Re: Goal Nets

At least the net stops the ball. I was refereeing a game where someone had a shot and it appeared to go into the top corner of the goal but, instead of being stopped by the net as I expected it just continued on its path unhindered. I was a bit confused but as there was nothing obviously wrong with ...
by Hipper
Sun Sep 01, 2019 2:52 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: E Cigs
Replies: 54
Views: 2010

Re: E Cigs

https://www.theguardian.com/society/201 ... g-disaster?

As this is a relatively new industry it is a bit disappointing that the companies concerned haven't looked into the recycling aspect.
by Hipper
Fri Aug 30, 2019 9:44 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Bury : No Wages
Replies: 704
Views: 41978

Re: Bury : No Wages

That's a pretty badly prepared letter which is no more then a rant.
by Hipper
Fri Aug 30, 2019 8:00 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Farting
Replies: 90
Views: 3067

Re: Farting

giveusaB wrote:Instead of just saying excuse me or pardon do you have a word or special phrase you use after letting rip.I quite like “more tea vicar” or “ a bit more choke and that would’ve started”


Isn't 'more tea vicar' meant for burping?

I don't say anything and hope someone else gets the blame.
by Hipper
Fri Aug 30, 2019 7:58 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Farting
Replies: 90
Views: 3067

Re: Farting

Due to the effects on global warming, it won't be long before flatulance is taxed if not outright banned.
by Hipper
Fri Aug 30, 2019 12:25 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Wolves
Replies: 65
Views: 2825

Re: Wolves

I'd be interested to know if the club, or manager, sought any advice on how to proceed. After all we had no modern European experience and it must have been difficult to know how to prepare for the start of the Premier League whilst trying to progress in the early stages of the Europa Cup.
by Hipper
Thu Aug 29, 2019 6:48 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: REPORT: Another League Cup disaster
Replies: 27
Views: 1675

Re: REPORT: Another League Cup disaster

It's probably less about the ability of our second eleven and more about motivation. This sort of performance and result happens far too often to be just about ability.

Of course I understand it, as do most fans when you look at the attendance.
by Hipper
Wed Aug 28, 2019 5:28 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: The Naked Truth
Replies: 14137
Views: 260478

Re: Brexit: The Naked Truth

A deal was agreed with the EU but proved unacceptable to Parliament. Unfortunately there appears to be no consensus in Parliament as to what a different EU deal would be, and even then it would need EU agreement, which they've said is unlikely. On top of this you have the SNP and Lib Dems who don't ...
by Hipper
Wed Aug 28, 2019 5:02 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Bury : No Wages
Replies: 704
Views: 41978

Re: Bury : No Wages

What has Steve Dale done wrong? If you read the link in post 593, he doesn't own the ground or car park. They were sold (I thought mortgaged) by the previous chairman. Didn't I also read that Dale has put cash into the club, to pay the Inland Revenue amongst others. In other words this whole affair ...
by Hipper
Tue Aug 27, 2019 7:16 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Bolton
Replies: 1301
Views: 92053

Re: Bolton

Depends completely on the nature of the business. Look at banks for example - the absolute opposite of light touch and that’s because of the scandals of mismanagement of the banks in the 2007 / 2008 period. The governance and oversight they have been under since is incredible. For me football is no...
by Hipper
Tue Aug 27, 2019 6:06 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Bolton
Replies: 1301
Views: 92053

Re: Bolton

If that is true then the Bury MP should be raising it with his bosses that the EFL need investigating for negligence and the complete mismanagement of the league. An independent enquiry with a full set of recommendations about how football finances need to be overseen in the future might not save B...
by Hipper
Tue Aug 27, 2019 5:22 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Bury : No Wages
Replies: 704
Views: 41978

Re: Bury : No Wages

What alternatives did Bury have at the time Dale took over?
by Hipper
Tue Aug 27, 2019 1:47 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Why green for Arsenal but light blue for Wolves?
Replies: 16
Views: 1060

Re: Why green for Arsenal but light blue for Wolves?

Hipper. I agree with you on that away kit, I got that for footy at school in the late 60's. I bought it from Cocker's when replica strips weren't the easiest thing to buy. Always my favourite away strip. :D In the sixties my mum managed to get me a Burnley home kit here in Hertfordshire. The only t...
by Hipper
Tue Aug 27, 2019 9:37 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Why green for Arsenal but light blue for Wolves?
Replies: 16
Views: 1060

Re: Why green for Arsenal but light blue for Wolves?

At least blue reflects our colours. Teal is a nice colour but nothing to do with us. Things could be worse. There was that horrendous yellow kit we had in the eighties and the arguments with the club about it. Their defence was on the lines of 'if there's a slightest clash of colours we use the away...
by Hipper
Mon Aug 26, 2019 9:39 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: We look an impressive side
Replies: 37
Views: 2931

Re: We look an impressive side

We are certainly progressing. And with practically the same players. Good win over Southampton (draw last year), just losing at Arsenal and well in the game until near the end (beaten last year despite a good performance), and a good draw which really should have been a win at Wolves (defeat and out...
by Hipper
Mon Aug 26, 2019 9:32 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Crouch and Shearer
Replies: 51
Views: 3800

Re: Crouch and Shearer

I wasn't impressed with much of the punditry, but then I never am! In fact as there was a debateable penalty incident in each of the three games I would have thought it a good opportunity to compare them all.
by Hipper
Mon Aug 26, 2019 9:25 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The Amazon rainforest
Replies: 72
Views: 2342

Re: The Amazon rainforest

I see little cause for optimism despite what IT and Paul say. I'm not sure I understand the lack of concern for population growth. I see IT's thinking that there's nothing we can do about it so let's not waste our time looking at it. It is nevertheless a big factor in what is going on. The controlle...
by Hipper
Sun Aug 25, 2019 10:01 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: cambridge fans injuries and injustice.
Replies: 13
Views: 1594

Re: cambridge fans injuries and injustice.

Quickenthetempo wrote:It's probably more to do with the 1000 pound a week it costs to keep people in prison.

The sooner we build a 25k capacity prison in some poor country that will reduce costs to around 25 quid a prisoner per week the better.


Didn't we do that? I think it was called Australia.
by Hipper
Sun Aug 25, 2019 9:58 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The Amazon rainforest
Replies: 72
Views: 2342

Re: The Amazon rainforest

You can argue about population and sustainable living but the facts are incredible. When I was born in 1953 the world population was around 2.5 billion. It is now 7.6 billion - three times more. The predictions for 2050 are around 10 billion. Yes I'm sure it is possible for all these people to live ...
by Hipper
Sat Aug 24, 2019 1:25 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Football's Magic Money Tree
Replies: 2150
Views: 213734

Re: Football's Magic Money Tree

Only a few years ago Accrington were passing round the buckets and playing friendlies with us to raise money. We too have been in the mire on at least two occasions (1987 and ITV Digital). At the moment we are well run but that doesn't mean we will always will be. I thought the idea of Financial Fai...
by Hipper
Sat Aug 24, 2019 9:15 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Bury : No Wages
Replies: 704
Views: 41978

Re: Bury : No Wages

ClaretAndJew wrote:Good stature? They cheated their way into league one and trashed a free training ground.


Trashed the training ground. Where did you get this info?
by Hipper
Fri Aug 23, 2019 9:04 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The Amazon rainforest
Replies: 72
Views: 2342

Re: The Amazon rainforest

Millionaires have been telling as about the Amazon forests (Sting), as have others. We're just not listening.

It's been declared a 'Climate Emergency' but is anybody actually doing anything. Have you changed anything about your way of life? I haven't.
by Hipper
Tue Aug 20, 2019 1:44 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Manchester City and tactical fouls
Replies: 6
Views: 773

Manchester City and tactical fouls

https://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/49371002

I note in the charts that we are up there with Liverpool and Man City with the number of fouls in the opposition half.

Perhaps most of them come from a certain number 10!
by Hipper
Mon Aug 19, 2019 12:32 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Employing a maid.( Non-football.)
Replies: 40
Views: 2635

Re: Employing a maid.( Non-football.)

Your request above is confused as at one point you are not interested in any relationship - sex, and then you might be, so much so that you are filtering the choices to someone physically desirable.

Do you want someone to service you sexually or do you want a helper around the house? Or both?
by Hipper
Mon Aug 19, 2019 8:46 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Cashley Cole retires
Replies: 14
Views: 1101

Re: Cashley Cole retires

Cole was asked and did visit a friend of mines son who has Krohn's disease whilst he was in hospital. He stayed a fair time and made a young boy very happy.

So he's not all bad!
by Hipper
Thu Aug 15, 2019 7:22 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Finally we put some of the 110m to good use
Replies: 15
Views: 3015

Re: Finally we put some of the 110m to good use

Is that inside the old Bee Hole End toilets?
by Hipper
Thu Aug 15, 2019 8:18 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Emiliano Sala
Replies: 38
Views: 4162

Re: Emiliano Sala

The media bent themselves over backwards trying to imply that the pilot wasn't fit and proper. Shame on them, not that they have any Not just the media but those in the know too. And my understanding is he was not qualified to make such a flight. That doesn't mean he couldn't have completed it succ...
by Hipper
Thu Aug 15, 2019 7:45 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Antwerp in for Defour
Replies: 102
Views: 6456

Re: Antwerp in for Defour

tiger76 wrote:If this story has legs.....


You mean if it has more legs then he has.

edit. I looked through this thread in case someone had spotted this but as I now read it I see others have thought the same! Mind you it's still a good point.
by Hipper
Mon Aug 12, 2019 12:00 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Reached the peak of our spending...
Replies: 40
Views: 2564

Re: Reached the peak of our spending...

What's interesting is that lately we have been buying under 23 players to develop for a year or two. That's surely part of the strategy, perhaps because players like Morrison and Brookes are not attracted to Burnley, or maybe are too much of a gamble. It would be interesting to see how Adams and Mau...
by Hipper
Mon Aug 12, 2019 8:48 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Sheffield United's defenders
Replies: 6
Views: 1801

Re: Sheffield United's defenders

Fair play to them if they stick to it, I do fear what might happen against the likes of City and Liverpool and teams with real pace up front. I can see us struggling against them if they do keep on with the overlapping centre halves, no pace to hit them with. It's not just pace of players but pace ...
by Hipper
Sun Aug 11, 2019 11:50 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Minor gripe
Replies: 58
Views: 4150

Re: Minor gripe

Burnley1989 wrote:Afraid so, my mrs started identifying as a fridge freezer earlier this year


I identify mine as an old boiler.
by Hipper
Sat Aug 10, 2019 1:07 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BREAKING NEWS....
Replies: 12
Views: 2171

Re: BREAKING NEWS....

Have we brought in an under 23 'Madge' that will be trained to take over when she hangs up whatever it is needs hanging up?

I'm concerned about our aging squad.
by Hipper
Sat Aug 10, 2019 12:10 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Ex-Player Quiz Question
Replies: 14
Views: 559

Re: Ex-Player Quiz Question

In the light of the above answers perhaps the question should be changed to:

'Which ex-claret is not currently top of the league in the country's top league?
by Hipper
Sat Aug 10, 2019 12:07 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Going to games alone
Replies: 113
Views: 6372

Re: Going to games alone

I'm from the South. When I started going, initially London games I travelled, and stood or sat, alone. I didn't know anyone who followed Burnley. However on my second visit to Turf Moor, one Dave Beeston (now Burnley) introduced himself after the game at Burnley Central Station ('how you doin' hound...

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