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by GodIsADeeJay81
Wed Nov 18, 2020 10:57 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Electric Cars
Replies: 131
Views: 3105

Re: Electric Cars

Over ambitious plan. Queues at charging stations. Insufficient numbers for the entire population. Long round trips / driving from here to abroad where there could be differentiated infrastructure. People who live in flats or have no drive. The car industry is left where ? People can’t plan too far ...
by GodIsADeeJay81
Wed Nov 18, 2020 10:17 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Electric Cars
Replies: 131
Views: 3105

Re: Electric Cars

One thing that always interests me is the accuracy of the electric car ranges. For example, petrol cars' mpg figures are hopelessly overstated because they are tested at steady speed on a level road with no traffic in good weather. If an electric car has 250 miles official range, then what is its r...
by GodIsADeeJay81
Wed Nov 18, 2020 10:13 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Electric Cars
Replies: 131
Views: 3105

Re: Electric Cars

https://www.autoexpress.co.uk/news/1081 ... l-duty-gap

Already considering charging drivers by the mile.

On average people only drive 26miles a week.

People like me will do that and more just in a morning though :lol:
by GodIsADeeJay81
Tue Nov 17, 2020 11:47 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: David Moyes...
Replies: 74
Views: 4465

Re: David Moyes...

Good one :lol: :lol: It's common knowledge that a number of senior players basically downed tools cos Coyle had gone. They tried to down tools for Howe but he shipped them out. If they'd pulled their fingers out and carried on putting the same effort in as they had under Coyle things may well of be...
by GodIsADeeJay81
Tue Nov 17, 2020 11:46 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Electric Cars
Replies: 131
Views: 3105

Re: Electric Cars

Could be good for the country, massive amount of infrastructure required to make this work. Millions of houses/flats with no driveways /garages so easy access to on street charging points will be required. They're also going to need to educate the idiots that the charging points aren't toys to be pl...
by GodIsADeeJay81
Tue Nov 17, 2020 5:31 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Worst TV shows of all time
Replies: 114
Views: 3902

Re: Worst TV shows of all time

Mrs Brown's Boys - voted by Radio Times as one of the best sitcoms of all time. It's Xmas day special a few years ago had 6.8 million viewers. https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-46619935 Personally I quite like it and it always makes me chuckle. Can't be doing with so called reality shows...
by GodIsADeeJay81
Mon Nov 16, 2020 3:47 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Amazon Prime Members
Replies: 25
Views: 1978

Re: Amazon Prime Members

Side note, I watched Dark Waters last night, definitely recommend it, based on a true story.
by GodIsADeeJay81
Mon Nov 16, 2020 2:11 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Amazon Prime Members
Replies: 25
Views: 1978

Re: Amazon Prime Members

Billy Balfour wrote:
Mon Nov 16, 2020 2:01 pm
Deejay, I've not seen it before. Is it a recent addition? Anyway, thanks.
Nah, it's been on both the phone app and firesticks for ages.
On the TV its in the middle at the top I think.
by GodIsADeeJay81
Mon Nov 16, 2020 1:58 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Amazon Prime Members
Replies: 25
Views: 1978

Re: Amazon Prime Members

Billy Balfour wrote:
Mon Nov 16, 2020 1:45 pm
The one thing that peas me off about Prime Video is their paid content. The account holder should be able to hide all the Videos which aren't included in the Prime subscription.
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by GodIsADeeJay81
Sun Nov 15, 2020 11:46 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: David Moyes...
Replies: 74
Views: 4465

Re: David Moyes...

In fairness to the Burnley players , they knew along with90% of the supporters,Laws was way out of his depth Is a manager out of his depth when the players are behaving like spurned lovers and are basically downing tools? If the players had carried on pulling in the same direction as they had been ...
by GodIsADeeJay81
Sun Nov 15, 2020 9:47 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Amazon Prime Members
Replies: 25
Views: 1978

Re: Amazon Prime Members

They make it very easy for you to sign up to stuff like this by accident. All it takes is trying to play a show listed on their streaming service provided by a 3rd party and just one screen later you've signed up to a free trial leading to a subscription. It wouldn't have happened on its own, so so...
by GodIsADeeJay81
Sun Nov 15, 2020 9:39 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Lockdown jokes and memes.
Replies: 767
Views: 70565

Re: Lockdown jokes and memes.

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by GodIsADeeJay81
Sun Nov 15, 2020 9:17 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ALK Capital or Farnell/Elkashashy takeover
Replies: 4400
Views: 296201

Re: ALK Capital or Farnell/Elkashashy takeover

Not sure what the relevance of buying a house has got to do with it but yes I have bought one and it went through relatively quickly perhaps the club need to get a new set of solicitors. What on earth can they still be talking about? They’ve either got the funds or not! Going out on a limb here and...
by GodIsADeeJay81
Sun Nov 15, 2020 9:15 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Netflix / Prime recommendations
Replies: 125
Views: 6895

Re: Netflix / Prime recommendations

Thanks for the heads up Steve, we binged this over the past week or so, it’s quirky but great to watch. I hope season 3 delivers too. Started Designated Survivor a couple of nights back, premise is that there needs to be someone elected to be the designated survivor in case the US government all ge...
by GodIsADeeJay81
Sun Nov 15, 2020 8:56 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ALK Capital or Farnell/Elkashashy takeover
Replies: 4400
Views: 296201

Re: ALK Capital or Farnell/Elkashashy takeover

Took about 6 months to get my house purchase done, mainly cos of probate after the previous owner died.

That was just on a £60k deal.
by GodIsADeeJay81
Sun Nov 15, 2020 8:54 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Netflix / Prime recommendations
Replies: 125
Views: 6895

Re: Netflix / Prime recommendations

Belgiumburnley wrote:
Sun Nov 15, 2020 8:49 pm
"Unbelievable" is about a young girl who was raped but the police did not believe her. True story !
That the one where she has a vague memory?
by GodIsADeeJay81
Sun Nov 15, 2020 5:13 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ALK Capital or Farnell/Elkashashy takeover
Replies: 4400
Views: 296201

Re: ALK Capital or Farnell/Elkashashy takeover

It surprises me how many people are prepared to accept a straight read across from business principles to something that MG described more in terms of a passion and a hobby - "a dream come true". I read that his wife, then girlfriend, wrote to Jim'll Fix it for him to be a BFC Director for the day....
by GodIsADeeJay81
Sun Nov 15, 2020 4:45 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Dyche to Derby?
Replies: 59
Views: 4277

Re: Dyche to Derby?

Right_winger wrote:
Sun Nov 15, 2020 3:14 pm
Not a chance Dyche will be a top 6 manager. His style
Of play, tactical rigidity and lack of transfer nous all see to that.

I don’t think he will achieve any better than where he currently is.
Lack of transfer nous??
by GodIsADeeJay81
Sun Nov 15, 2020 3:22 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ALK Capital or Farnell/Elkashashy takeover
Replies: 4400
Views: 296201

Re: ALK Capital or Farnell/Elkashashy takeover

Mainly the risk that it halves if we get relegated and we almost presumably become significantly loss making (albeit I don’t know what terms are in players contracts to protect against this). Also the risks associated with Covid - currently no visibility on when we may have capacity crowds again Ti...
by GodIsADeeJay81
Sun Nov 15, 2020 3:16 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ALK Capital or Farnell/Elkashashy takeover
Replies: 4400
Views: 296201

Re: ALK Capital or Farnell/Elkashashy takeover

Has MG ever cited shareholder wealth maximisation as his goal? In 2017 when he was appointed sole Chairman he said "We [MG and JB] will both continue to strive to better our club for the benefit of our fans and our community, along with all connected to our very unique football club." He's a succes...
by GodIsADeeJay81
Sun Nov 15, 2020 12:22 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Is women’s football winning you over?
Replies: 258
Views: 13615

Re: Is women’s football winning you over?

Never watched it. Why would anyone want to watch ladies football on TV or live with all the male games we have at different levels. The same reason some football fans will watch football from anywhere across the world if its on TV, even if they've no connection to the league being shown. If it's on...
by GodIsADeeJay81
Sun Nov 15, 2020 12:21 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ALK Capital or Farnell/Elkashashy takeover
Replies: 4400
Views: 296201

Re: ALK Capital or Farnell/Elkashashy takeover

Is it "right" that MG walks away with £100m (pre tax) after 14 years as a director? Feel free to define "right" however you like. As majority shareholder he walks away with whatever he gets for those shares, whether that's £100 million or £100. His job as majority shareholder is to ensure he gets g...
by GodIsADeeJay81
Sun Nov 15, 2020 11:55 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ALK Capital or Farnell/Elkashashy takeover
Replies: 4400
Views: 296201

Re: ALK Capital or Farnell/Elkashashy takeover

You'd like to think the second, Sidney, after all that is his area of expertise. But, as with all such appointments, there was also no doubt an element of good fortune involved. Oh I accept that there's always an element of good fortune, but for people to sit here and say it was just luck is bizarr...
by GodIsADeeJay81
Sun Nov 15, 2020 11:46 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ALK Capital or Farnell/Elkashashy takeover
Replies: 4400
Views: 296201

Re: ALK Capital or Farnell/Elkashashy takeover

Got lucky with Dyche or did a proper and thorough interview process and picked the best candidate for the job?
by GodIsADeeJay81
Sun Nov 15, 2020 11:45 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Dyche to Derby?
Replies: 59
Views: 4277

Re: Dyche to Derby?

Quicknick wrote:
Sun Nov 15, 2020 11:43 am
His salary: why wouldn't they be in a position to pay it? They pay their players enough.
To tempt him to drop out of the PL to the bottom of the championship is going to require some silly wages.

He's on £4-5 million pa here, I can only hazard a guess that he'd want half as much again.
by GodIsADeeJay81
Sun Nov 15, 2020 12:50 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ALK Capital or Farnell/Elkashashy takeover
Replies: 4400
Views: 296201

Re: ALK Capital or Farnell/Elkashashy takeover

But surely the owners realise it’s an evolving business in terms of wages and fees? They were happy enough to take the plaudits of being a ‘well run club’. Two top ten finishes in the past three seasons and we’ve taken advantage of neither in the transfer market. I'm fairly sure they've twigged tha...
by GodIsADeeJay81
Sun Nov 15, 2020 12:35 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ALK Capital or Farnell/Elkashashy takeover
Replies: 4400
Views: 296201

Re: ALK Capital or Farnell/Elkashashy takeover

Dyched wrote:
Sun Nov 15, 2020 12:20 am
I was just pointing out that we could do a lot worse thatn having a Venkys like owners sitting mid table with a decent squad and good manager.
I'd rather stay in the PL though..
by GodIsADeeJay81
Sun Nov 15, 2020 12:22 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ALK Capital or Farnell/Elkashashy takeover
Replies: 4400
Views: 296201

Re: ALK Capital or Farnell/Elkashashy takeover

FFS.....I reckon any person on here could have decided “not sure so let’s pull the shutters down and do absolutely nothing”....it’s hardly the work of a business mastermind. You're missing the financial buffer we've built up over the years. Or as the divs like to call it, Dry Powder. Without that f...
by GodIsADeeJay81
Sun Nov 15, 2020 12:19 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Quiz: What do you remember about 1998
Replies: 20
Views: 1043

Re: Quiz: What do you remember about 1998

7/10 :roll:

Not that good at guessing.
by GodIsADeeJay81
Sun Nov 15, 2020 12:02 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Lockdown jokes and memes.
Replies: 767
Views: 70565

Re: Lockdown jokes and memes.

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by GodIsADeeJay81
Sat Nov 14, 2020 11:15 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: David Moyes...
Replies: 74
Views: 4465

Re: David Moyes...

Nonayforever wrote:
Sat Nov 14, 2020 10:22 pm
I know it's a dubious link, but I know a guy who knows DM quite well, he told the guy that Rio Ferdinand was the main culprit in his demise at Man Utd for what it's worth !
Wouldn't surprise me that player power was an issue.

Still an ongoing problem for Ole I suspect with the likes of Pogba.
by GodIsADeeJay81
Sat Nov 14, 2020 11:14 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Dyche to Derby?
Replies: 59
Views: 4277

Re: Dyche to Derby?

Depends how you define a "big" club. Is it history, support, potential? I'd personally say both those two are still bigger clubs than us. Forest won the European cup as recently as the 80s and they both have bigger followings than us, despite struggling. A whole generation has passed since they wer...
by GodIsADeeJay81
Sat Nov 14, 2020 10:34 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Dyche to Derby?
Replies: 59
Views: 4277

Re: Dyche to Derby?

box_of_frogs wrote:
Sat Nov 14, 2020 10:27 pm
Yep. But then again, we ain’t going to finish 10th this season!
Derby won't get promoted either, even if Dyche went there.
by GodIsADeeJay81
Sat Nov 14, 2020 10:33 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Lockdown jokes and memes.
Replies: 767
Views: 70565

Re: Lockdown jokes and memes.

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by GodIsADeeJay81
Sat Nov 14, 2020 10:29 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Lockdown jokes and memes.
Replies: 767
Views: 70565

Re: Lockdown jokes and memes.

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by GodIsADeeJay81
Sat Nov 14, 2020 10:29 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Lockdown jokes and memes.
Replies: 767
Views: 70565

Re: Lockdown jokes and memes.

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by GodIsADeeJay81
Sat Nov 14, 2020 10:28 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Lockdown jokes and memes.
Replies: 767
Views: 70565

Re: Lockdown jokes and memes.

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by GodIsADeeJay81
Sat Nov 14, 2020 9:30 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Dyche to Derby?
Replies: 59
Views: 4277

Re: Dyche to Derby?

Just done some checking.

Forest dropped out the PL in 99
Sheff Wed in 2000.

So much bigger than Burnley that my eldest lad who's 18 has never seen these two play in top flight.

In fact the first time my 2 boys watched us play was against Forest was a season opener that finished in a draw :lol:
by GodIsADeeJay81
Sat Nov 14, 2020 9:15 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Netflix / Prime recommendations
Replies: 125
Views: 6895

Re: Netflix / Prime recommendations

Wellsy1882 wrote:
Sat Nov 14, 2020 8:56 pm
Cant believe ive only jus watched rocknrolla for 1st timr
Very good film.

Have you watched The Gentlemen yet?
by GodIsADeeJay81
Sat Nov 14, 2020 8:46 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Dyche to Derby?
Replies: 59
Views: 4277

Re: Dyche to Derby?

Steve1956 wrote:
Sat Nov 14, 2020 8:45 pm
Whatever, I cant be arsed by your pointless ramblings
Thanks for putting across a well thought out and reasoned response :lol:
by GodIsADeeJay81
Sat Nov 14, 2020 8:45 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Netflix / Prime recommendations
Replies: 125
Views: 6895

Re: Netflix / Prime recommendations

Cheers for the recommendation GIADJ, I'm interested in anything WW1/WW2 related so gave the 1st episode a watch this afternoon and it looks promising. Although it's cleverly done , I wasn't sure about the unusual style of filming at first but actually it does seem to work once you get used to it. N...
by GodIsADeeJay81
Sat Nov 14, 2020 8:43 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Dyche to Derby?
Replies: 59
Views: 4277

Re: Dyche to Derby?

Middlesbrough... Stoke.... Birmingham.. Forest... Derby... Sheffield Wed.. Norwich... Reading... Watford.... Swansea....all bigger than us, possibly more but i cant be arsed to look. Boro - used to throw money around but so what. Stoke - not really. Brum- unless you can explain why Forest - living ...
by GodIsADeeJay81
Sat Nov 14, 2020 6:35 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Dyche to Derby?
Replies: 59
Views: 4277

Re: Dyche to Derby?

Arn't Derby a so called sleeping giant?.....Dyche wont walk into another Premier League club but he could certainly take Derby places,many a club in the Championshipwho could offer Dyche a chance to take a big club up and thrive there,i think thats his route out of Burnley we will see. Which big cl...
by GodIsADeeJay81
Fri Nov 13, 2020 7:40 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Netflix / Prime recommendations
Replies: 125
Views: 6895

Re: Netflix / Prime recommendations

Liberators - WW2 based on a true story etc, but I was quite impressed with the way it was filmed tbh, reminded me of part of the old AHA music video for Take on Me
by GodIsADeeJay81
Fri Nov 13, 2020 12:30 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: One £20-30 million player every year...
Replies: 59
Views: 2455

Re: One £20-30 million player every year...

There’s a website that tells you mate: https://www.spotrac.com/epl/burnley-fc/payroll/ How accurate it is, and how they compile and publish a list of personal/sensitive data I have got no idea, but always looks about right to me. Some they clearly don’t know (blank). Seems to take an age to update ...
by GodIsADeeJay81
Thu Nov 12, 2020 8:32 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Poppies
Replies: 58
Views: 1827

Re: Poppies

Not sure what the fuss is tbh. If you want to donate and wear a poppy then great. If you want to donate but not wear one then great. If you don't want to donate or wear one then fine. At no point do any of those options give you the right to bully/intimidate/look down upon someone for their choice. ...
by GodIsADeeJay81
Wed Nov 11, 2020 10:52 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Lockdown jokes and memes.
Replies: 767
Views: 70565

Re: Lockdown jokes and memes.

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by GodIsADeeJay81
Wed Nov 11, 2020 9:10 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Lockdown jokes and memes.
Replies: 767
Views: 70565

Re: Lockdown jokes and memes.

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by GodIsADeeJay81
Wed Nov 11, 2020 8:01 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Lockdown jokes and memes.
Replies: 767
Views: 70565

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by GodIsADeeJay81
Wed Nov 11, 2020 12:28 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Tarkowski interview
Replies: 225
Views: 7891

Re: Tarks in the Telegraph - Why I am refusing to sign a new contract

It’s shows a complete lack of respect for the club. Bench him and start Long or Dunne. No problem with a player wanting to leave but don’t plaster it over a national newspaper. Benching him is a daft idea as we don't have a good quality replacement. Long isn't the answer. Shame Gibson has gone.