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by elwaclaret
Tue Jul 21, 2020 7:07 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Telephone, Bank scammers...
Replies: 24
Views: 1018

Telephone, Bank scammers...

My parents fell victim to Bank fraud.... caught off guard, like so many others of their ages. But, more alarmingly... having reported their mistake they received another call that said it was part of the fraud investigation and they needed more detail. I put the phone down and 1471. The number was t...
by elwaclaret
Tue Jul 21, 2020 6:55 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Russia Report
Replies: 112
Views: 2504

Re: Russia Report

Lots of traitors on this thread with their wishy-washy downplaying of our defeat in battle. This is a strategic victory for Russia, make no mistake. Politics is so corrupted that our leaders aren't willing to lift a finger to defend us, and the plebs are too parochial, ignorant and afraid to even a...
by elwaclaret
Tue Jul 21, 2020 6:50 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Zlatan Ibrahimovic AND Edinson Cavani
Replies: 21
Views: 1706

Re: Zlatan Ibrahimovic AND Edinson Cavani

Unless they’ve spent a hell of a lot on Elland Road since I last visited, the only internationals they will be recruiting work in demolition... what kin dump... a big dump, but a dump. Anyone welcoming them back was too young to remember what a loathsome lot their supporters really are... I will eve...
by elwaclaret
Tue Jul 21, 2020 6:43 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Russia Report
Replies: 112
Views: 2504

Re: Russia Report

Listening to Radio four.... the attitude to is it is exactly.... eh? Nothing that was not already largely known and the expert in Russian affairs, made it quite clear it was a large report that summed up to k’all.... there is nothing that will even Surprise the Kremlin. And the attitude... Russia ju...
by elwaclaret
Tue Jul 21, 2020 6:43 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Russia Report
Replies: 112
Views: 2504

Re: Russia Report

Listening to Radio four.... the attitude to is it is exactly.... eh? Nothing that was not already largely known and the expert in Russian affairs, made it quite clear it was a large report that summed up to k’all.... there is nothing that will even Surprise the Kremlin. And the attitude... Russia ju...
by elwaclaret
Tue Jul 14, 2020 12:36 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Clarets in popular culture
Replies: 50
Views: 2248

Re: Clarets in popular culture

I stood in Oran camera on Corrie while at uni, the guy who plays/ed Norris was a Burnley fan and for a time a framed Burnley shirt adorned a pillar in the Rovers ( Quay Street, studious... old Corrie location). As mentioned Eric Knowles, who for many years was expert on Going for a Song regularly in...
by elwaclaret
Mon May 11, 2020 1:47 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley players who had footballer relatives
Replies: 144
Views: 3564

Re: Burnley players who had footballer relatives

Mick and Tommy Doc
by elwaclaret
Tue May 05, 2020 2:43 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: davemanu's birthday
Replies: 20
Views: 693

Re: davemanu's birthday

Happy birthday DaveManu, utc
by elwaclaret
Tue Apr 14, 2020 11:53 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Care Homes
Replies: 74
Views: 1548

Re: Care Homes

And there goes this thread... one of the band of three, no four, no - actually it was just three... but now it's two (unless they're the same person) has arrived with their baffling mixture of inanities, conspiracy theories, bad statistical commentary and foretelling of the apocalypse. Shame - this...
by elwaclaret
Tue Apr 14, 2020 11:39 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Care Homes
Replies: 74
Views: 1548

Re: Care Homes

How many residents in care homes would die of “normal” flu and the complications thereof? That is the point... care workers are being told to keep their mouths shut... but at least two careers I know work in end of life care... they are not counted, at all. Others are used to seeing ‘normal wastage...
by elwaclaret
Tue Apr 14, 2020 11:23 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Care Homes
Replies: 74
Views: 1548

Re: Care Homes

Take me through that process, please. Are you saying doctors are not completing death certificates and just writing "TBC" effectively on them? All I am willing to say staff at more than one care home daily report to us suspected cases locally in Several (more than a couple) care homes between Burnl...
by elwaclaret
Tue Apr 14, 2020 11:07 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Care Homes
Replies: 74
Views: 1548

Re: Care Homes

Family work in various homes up and down. Almost all deaths are being categorised as ‘natural’ with possible corona symptoms... to be officially diagnosed later.... funnily enough no reports have yet confirmed any even from the first cases. So at a guess they are not too keen on that information cau...
by elwaclaret
Tue Apr 14, 2020 11:00 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Fly Tipping.....
Replies: 54
Views: 2906

Re: Fly Tipping.....

Huge problem around me... then you see the row with 20% of bins left full by Hyndburn council because a single Misplaced wrapper... meaning people have to wait two weeks with a full bin and nowhere to get rid of the rubbish. Living near a brook adds to the problem as rats then make their way from th...
by elwaclaret
Thu Apr 09, 2020 11:02 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The Lockdown TV Thread
Replies: 116
Views: 4857

Re: The Lockdown TV Thread

All the classic Ealing comedies on BBC 2. School for scoundrels and titfield thunderbolt... the last two.
by elwaclaret
Wed Apr 08, 2020 12:09 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Bradford City Fire on BT sport
Replies: 24
Views: 1141

Re: Bradford City Fire on BT sport

Not that it matters at all in context, but Burnley were playing away that afternoon at Walsall and won 3-2. We actually won our last 2 away games that season which almost kept us up, but were relegated by 1 point. It was a home defeat to Bristol the previous week that did for us. I remember being i...
by elwaclaret
Tue Apr 07, 2020 11:39 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Jimmy Greaves in hospital
Replies: 35
Views: 2076

Re: Jimmy Greaves in hospital

I’d be very pleased but surprised if he comes back out. Not long since he was given only a forty percent chance of pulling through after his last admittance. One of a kind, never to be repeated. An old friend of mine who is minor celeb status knows Jimmy well and worships him, like most Spurs fans. ...
by elwaclaret
Tue Apr 07, 2020 11:33 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Bradford City Fire on BT sport
Replies: 24
Views: 1141

Re: Bradford City Fire on BT sport

Remember seeing first reports live on World of Sports... seem to remember just as we were about to set off for the turf... but that might be my mind playing tricks after so long.
by elwaclaret
Fri Apr 03, 2020 1:14 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Meanwhile, in Cairns, Queensland.
Replies: 20
Views: 1255

Re: Meanwhile, in Cairns, Queensland.

Looks like an invisible chimney sweep is prodding him with his brush... probably warning him too late we can see his feet.
by elwaclaret
Fri Apr 03, 2020 10:43 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Shirt sponsor
Replies: 30
Views: 1883

Re: Shirt sponsor

The Prince’s trust
(The return of the Royal Clarets)

Uclan own half the town centre... and the season starts (or is meant to) when recruitment to uni is being finalised, term beginning... but we’d have to have the kits early, which never happens.
by elwaclaret
Thu Apr 02, 2020 2:59 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: RIP Eddie Large
Replies: 38
Views: 1783

Re: RIP Eddie Large

Essential viewing for families growing up in the late seventies, early eighties.

At least he got to enjoy a few years of his beloved City at the summit.

God bless RIP Eddie. Lots of memories.
by elwaclaret
Mon Mar 30, 2020 12:19 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Jack Tomlinson R.I.P.
Replies: 15
Views: 1775

Re: Jack Tomlinson R.I.P.

RIP Jack a true Claret......was an electrician by trade, we first met in the 70’s at Mullard Simonstone, then again late 80’s / 90’s at John Cotton Colne, then paths crossed again years later as we waited for the Boundary Clarets coach pick up at Lane Head think the game was Barnsley.....great guy ...
by elwaclaret
Mon Mar 30, 2020 12:04 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Donald Trump
Replies: 2370
Views: 66789

Re: Donald Trump

Good answer, clear not much between the ears. On the contrary. If you have nothing better than troll, please chose someone else. You clearly have an agenda and quite frankly I have neither the time nor interest in discussing your extremist right wing nonsense or flag waving. Please refrain from con...
by elwaclaret
Mon Mar 30, 2020 12:00 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Donald Trump
Replies: 2370
Views: 66789

Re: Donald Trump

Uwe Noble wrote:
Sun Mar 29, 2020 12:39 pm
In other words, nothing.
Knob
by elwaclaret
Sun Mar 29, 2020 11:45 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Donald Trump
Replies: 2370
Views: 66789

Re: Donald Trump

Uwe Noble wrote:
Sat Mar 28, 2020 8:09 pm
So just exactly what is it that Trump's done that is so bad?
I suggest you flick on i-player and listen back to his early comments on it. Then ask
by elwaclaret
Sat Mar 28, 2020 5:53 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Clarets fortunes turn for the better against the pub team
Replies: 23
Views: 1164

Re: ARTICLE: Clarets fortunes turn for the better against the pub team

Remember the game but for some reason I’d completely forgotten him. Had an outstanding game. But apart from that game I can’t remember Much else about Cowan
by elwaclaret
Sat Mar 28, 2020 3:38 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Donald Trump
Replies: 2370
Views: 66789

Re: Donald Trump

you really should be able to post facts rather than state Fake News, which anyone can listen to, your apparent hatred and jumping on the Trump bandwagon is typical, but nothing like joining your mates in trying to kick some one when they can't see or reply is there? Even as someone who was quite in...
by elwaclaret
Fri Mar 27, 2020 9:25 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Rovers players
Replies: 34
Views: 2477

Re: Rovers players

Think it more likely they have their money controlled by accountants who say no. Financial accountants will be investing l.r.c or they would if I were their age and earning on that level

They probably live on allowances day to day.... they’ll never see most of it
by elwaclaret
Thu Mar 19, 2020 11:50 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Conspiracy Theory - coronavirus
Replies: 23
Views: 1314

Re: Conspiracy Theory - coronavirus

It's spread because the ******* idiotic Chinese communist government thinks you can deny physical things like you can deny information. Time to whack the wealth into India and Africa, build the factories there and use their cheap labour instead of China. We can transform India and most of Africa wi...
by elwaclaret
Thu Mar 19, 2020 1:29 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Football suspended until 30th April at least
Replies: 18
Views: 1039

Re: Football suspend until 30th April at least

Agree. Think finishing the season will throw up some strange results (for players used to 50k cheering them on) But I certainly cannot see spectator sports being back on the agenda by the end of May which seems likely to be the outcome today... allowing players to come out of training. At least they...
by elwaclaret
Mon Mar 16, 2020 3:49 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Close Scotland Off?
Replies: 40
Views: 1632

Re: Close Scotland Off?

Paul Fletcher's bin was always way to heavy,in 1988 i ended up living next door but one to him up Newchurch one day he sent my five year old son home dressed as Ado!f Hitler along with a drawn on little tash.....ill have to dig that photo out....happy days. My mate lived across the road from you th...
by elwaclaret
Fri Mar 13, 2020 8:51 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Premier League gone surely...
Replies: 217
Views: 10292

Football Expects Suspension possibly even today

Tranmere’s Chairman on Radio four gave an interview on radio four about half an hour ago.

Arteta, has tested positive as has someone at Chelsea.

He expects the league to be suspendended and the Champaion League to be suspended at this point.
by elwaclaret
Thu Mar 12, 2020 6:53 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Covid-19
Replies: 13866
Views: 295799

Re: Coronavirus

What the f*ck has this to do with Brexit. It's not relevant who is PM or who said what! Nobody could prepare for this. Why the hell are you bringing politics into it? It would be the same regardless or party. Unless you're suggesting Labour have some magical health pixies? Completely agree, some pe...
by elwaclaret
Wed Mar 11, 2020 8:43 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Can you name all these players?
Replies: 53
Views: 2619

Re: Can you name all these players?

Little, Barnes, Vinnie, Winstanley, Beresford, woods, ——‘ Blatherwick, Gentile, ——
Gleghorn, Harrison’s Holland, Cooke, —-, —-, Smith, Ford, Matthews, —-, Barnes, Brass, Vinniecombe, Cowens, Waddle, Roader, Eyres, —-, Weller
by elwaclaret
Tue Mar 10, 2020 12:27 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Interesting questions!!!!!!
Replies: 101
Views: 4233

Re: Interesting questions!!!!!!

Why is Reading pronounced Reading....and Reading pronounced Reading?? Same as explaining above. Germanic rather than french pronunciation. It started by German speaking Saxons serving french Norman’s, so the further north you got the more you got bastardisation in the language. Going back to mid 17...
by elwaclaret
Tue Mar 10, 2020 12:15 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Interesting questions!!!!!!
Replies: 101
Views: 4233

Re: Interesting questions!!!!!!

I know people who pronounce Book as in Boot Ian as well as Look as Luke....... Linguistic hangover from the french speaking south and Germanic (Anglo-Saxon as opposed to Norman) survival in the north. Most of Owd Lancashire dialect is Germanic and celtic/ Gallic in origin... as are lot of the word ...
by elwaclaret
Mon Mar 09, 2020 11:59 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Interesting questions!!!!!!
Replies: 101
Views: 4233

Re: Interesting questions!!!!!!

atlantalad wrote:
Mon Mar 09, 2020 11:47 pm
Why is planet Earth always depicted with the "northern" hemisphere upwards.
Why is the magnetic North Pole in the Southern Hemisphere.
In medieval depictions the centre of the map was always Jerusalem. The modern depiction, is for maths to work. Equator timelines et al.
by elwaclaret
Mon Mar 09, 2020 6:10 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Dermot Gallagher on the non-penalty award
Replies: 24
Views: 2064

Re: Dermot Gallagher on the non-penalty award

No one likes us.

We get in the way.
by elwaclaret
Sat Mar 07, 2020 10:06 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: RIP Dave "Tremendous Knowledge" Rainford (Eggheads)
Replies: 9
Views: 1039

Re: RIP Dave "Tremendous Knowledge" Rainford (Eggheads)

I had no idea he’d stepped down as I often miss them and I know they rotate anyway. What a shame, seemed a lovely fella
by elwaclaret
Sat Mar 07, 2020 9:58 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: How Selfish...........
Replies: 39
Views: 3226

Re: How Selfish...........

boatshed bill wrote:
Sat Mar 07, 2020 9:55 pm
That's just so wrong.
Barnes has done nothing wrong, except possibly playing whilst injured.
Didn't he score as many goals as Wood last season?
Agree. There is fickle and then, just plain stupid
by elwaclaret
Sat Mar 07, 2020 9:42 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Wood Poleaxed
Replies: 67
Views: 5319

Re: Wood Poleaxed

Absolute disgrace. Never has it been clearer that English Football is every bit as bent as the Latin leagues. The death march of football as a true sport continues.
by elwaclaret
Sat Mar 07, 2020 9:36 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: How Selfish...........
Replies: 39
Views: 3226

Re: How Selfish...........

Think the game plan was that Wood do his shift, giving them our normal game, then switch to pace later. But the goal, then a knock forced our hand.

Still thought Wood and Vid looked like they could be a very tidy partnership should SD decide to turn that way.
by elwaclaret
Sat Mar 07, 2020 8:32 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Wood Poleaxed
Replies: 67
Views: 5319

Re: Wood Poleaxed

I think yet again VAR has proved it solves nothing. It is administered for media benefit, and therefore for media friendly clubs benefit by having another layer of protection from defeat. Funny how all the dodgy decisions still usually benefit the bigger club.
by elwaclaret
Sat Mar 07, 2020 11:30 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Eric Dier
Replies: 84
Views: 5351

Re: Eric Dier

I can't believe that Dier has not faced some kind of disciplinary action from the Fa or an investigation from the Met police. If you or I had have invaded the pitch and grabbed hold of a player, we would have spent the night in the slammer with a possible custodial sentance to follow. I read the me...
by elwaclaret
Fri Mar 06, 2020 8:02 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Revamped League Cup?
Replies: 10
Views: 706

Re: Revamped League Cup?

Does anyone really expect anything other than further ‘Champions League’ expansion, while so many pigs each get a tit?
by elwaclaret
Fri Mar 06, 2020 7:57 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Forest v Millwall
Replies: 33
Views: 1442

Re: Forest v Millwall

cricketfieldclarets wrote:
Fri Mar 06, 2020 7:48 pm
Millwall. Forest won’t catch them. And I want millwall to go up.
Can anyone else smell fish around here?
by elwaclaret
Thu Mar 05, 2020 5:00 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Cataract operation
Replies: 50
Views: 1424

Re: Cataract operation

All the best with it Lakes

Fairly routine these days. You’ll be delighted with the result.
During my ten year stint as manager of a small opticians group... it was always nice to see customers made up with the change.
by elwaclaret
Wed Mar 04, 2020 11:04 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Scousers
Replies: 103
Views: 3840

Re: Scousers

Although yours has absolutely no logic, just bitterness. In your opinion. Do you have any basis for my bitterness? On the contrary. My life has rarely been smoother (except my dad’s health). In fact I’m currently looking forward to several digs in archives, over the coming weeks research. The natio...
by elwaclaret
Wed Mar 04, 2020 10:42 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Scousers
Replies: 103
Views: 3840

Re: Scousers

Total garbage. Their fans are fantastic and understand football better than anyone else. You obviously have an agenda against them but they have always been great when I've been to games there. Not sure if it's still allowed with all seater stadia, but Everton and Liverpool fans used to mix on the ...
by elwaclaret
Wed Mar 04, 2020 9:05 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Scousers
Replies: 103
Views: 3840

Re: Scousers

Gordy too young to remember Shankly et al? He’ll laugh his socks off when he reads that. Liverpool are one of the finest clubs this country have ever produced and still no-one from here touches them in Europe. How can you possibly be so blinkered? Perhaps you’d prefer Arsenal to win it eh? Good gri...
by elwaclaret
Wed Mar 04, 2020 8:31 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Scousers
Replies: 103
Views: 3840

Re: Scousers

Too young eh? I'll almost gurantee I'm older than you. I've been supporting Burnleyfor 68 years and used to love watching Liverpool win the European Cup when it was a purely knockout trophy. I wonder if you even knew that was the case? Not only do I remember those days... I was related to Roy Evens...