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by GodIsADeeJay81
Sun Nov 22, 2020 10:56 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ALK Capital or Farnell/Elkashashy takeover
Replies: 4367
Views: 293349

Re: ALK Capital or Farnell/Elkashashy takeover

It doesn't, I didn't say that. Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha seemed a nice chap. Yes, he made loads of money off tourists, and perhaps craved a bit of fame. Happily spending money at Leicester has worked, largely because he was altruistic and not seeking a return. That is probably true of the middle eas...
by GodIsADeeJay81
Sat Nov 21, 2020 11:38 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ALK Capital or Farnell/Elkashashy takeover
Replies: 4367
Views: 293349

Re: ALK Capital or Farnell/Elkashashy takeover

Right_winger wrote:
Sat Nov 21, 2020 11:08 pm
I Disagree, only a couple of signings have been good, some more than good but loads of absolute roasters and a waste of resources though.
Let's have your list of good vs OK vs bad then, I could do with a laugh.
by GodIsADeeJay81
Sat Nov 21, 2020 10:36 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ALK Capital or Farnell/Elkashashy takeover
Replies: 4367
Views: 293349

Re: ALK Capital or Farnell/Elkashashy takeover

Right_winger wrote:
Sat Nov 21, 2020 8:27 pm
:lol: doesn’t take much to trigger the usual zealots.

For the time Dyche has been with us his transfer record has been poor.

He’s been with us a long time too long now
His signings have been more good than bad if you look at it properly.
by GodIsADeeJay81
Sat Nov 21, 2020 10:34 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ALK Capital or Farnell/Elkashashy takeover
Replies: 4367
Views: 293349

Re: ALK Capital or Farnell/Elkashashy takeover

FactualFrank wrote:
Sat Nov 21, 2020 10:09 pm
I think his potential is when he doesn't have a lot of money to spend.
Bit like Howe then?
by GodIsADeeJay81
Sat Nov 21, 2020 10:26 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Lockdown jokes and memes.
Replies: 763
Views: 70156

Re: Lockdown jokes and memes.

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by GodIsADeeJay81
Sat Nov 21, 2020 10:25 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Lockdown jokes and memes.
Replies: 763
Views: 70156

Re: Lockdown jokes and memes.

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by GodIsADeeJay81
Sat Nov 21, 2020 10:25 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Lockdown jokes and memes.
Replies: 763
Views: 70156

Re: Lockdown jokes and memes.

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by GodIsADeeJay81
Sat Nov 21, 2020 10:16 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Erling Haaland
Replies: 31
Views: 2999

Re: Erling Haaland

Real were rumoured to be interested, Ronaldo won't be at Juve forever, and Aguero is ageing and picking up a lot of niggling injuries these days, so those 3 aren't bad shouts for his next destination, wherever he ends up Dortmund will make a tidy profit. When Benzema starts to fade then Real will h...
by GodIsADeeJay81
Sat Nov 21, 2020 10:05 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Erling Haaland
Replies: 31
Views: 2999

Re: Erling Haaland

tiger76 wrote:
Sat Nov 21, 2020 9:24 pm
Back on topic, 4 for Haaland today, United missed a trick by not snapping him up.
He's a rising star, Utd aren't good enough for him so to speak.

His next transfer won't be Utd, suspect someone like Real, Juve or maybe even City as Aguero starts to fade.
by GodIsADeeJay81
Sat Nov 21, 2020 9:56 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: falling out of love with football?
Replies: 92
Views: 2858

Re: falling out of love with football?

Diving and biased refs isn't anything new.

VAR will improve over time.

I think part of the problem for me is the option to attend is gone.
Also, I've never been a big fan of watching games on TV but I do try to get some in when time allows, but this year I've rarely bothered.
by GodIsADeeJay81
Sat Nov 21, 2020 9:53 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Venkys
Replies: 36
Views: 2524

Re: Venkys

cricketfieldclarets wrote:
Sat Nov 21, 2020 8:48 pm
Looks like profits might be down as their main customer is away for a while.

https://www.lancashiretelegraph.co.uk/n ... gton-farm/
I've just had that sent to me in a WhatsApp group...

Are you also in it?

Starts with Bible..
by GodIsADeeJay81
Sat Nov 21, 2020 7:36 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The year 2020
Replies: 47
Views: 1083

Re: The year 2020

Sorry to hear about your Dad - with so much going on this year, you may have mentioned it on here earlier in the year. I guess this year has very much been relative - it's effected some people much more than others. I'm going to my aunt's funeral this coming week (non-covid related), and some peopl...
by GodIsADeeJay81
Sat Nov 21, 2020 7:35 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Today's footie 21/11/20
Replies: 106
Views: 2729

Re: Today's footie 21/11/20

Is it just me or is it looking a bit stale at City? Guardiola going at the end of the season might have been no bad thing. They sat still whilst everyone around them caught them up and edged ahead. They're probably missing Silva, a world class attacking player who was a joy to watch, but they need ...
by GodIsADeeJay81
Sat Nov 21, 2020 7:04 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ALK Capital or Farnell/Elkashashy takeover
Replies: 4367
Views: 293349

Re: ALK Capital or Farnell/Elkashashy takeover

Exactly, everyone assuming Dyche getting more money to spend solves all our problems but it's not that simple. Say for example the new owners want to start signing younger players from Europe, when it's clear Dyche prefers working with experienced, British lads who are tried and tested. What happen...
by GodIsADeeJay81
Sat Nov 21, 2020 7:03 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Today's footie 21/11/20
Replies: 106
Views: 2729

Re: Today's footie 21/11/20

Jose back to his managerial best.

Spurs look solid at the back and capable of delivering the knock blows to win games.

Will be interesting to see what silverware he brings to Spurs, as he has done at every other club he's managed.
by GodIsADeeJay81
Sat Nov 21, 2020 6:59 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The year 2020
Replies: 47
Views: 1083

Re: The year 2020

The worst thing this year for me was my dad passing away in January at the age of 60.

Nothing else has been an issue for me compared to that.
by GodIsADeeJay81
Sat Nov 21, 2020 9:04 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The Mandalorian
Replies: 22
Views: 2288

Re: The Mandalorian

Is there anything about season 2 that might change the mind of anyone who thought S1 was a pile of wank and gave up after four episodes? If you didn't like season 1 then you'll not like season 2 quite simply. I thoroughly enjoyed 1 and so far 2. It's expanding on the SW universe as we know it, show...
by GodIsADeeJay81
Fri Nov 20, 2020 11:44 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: What day is it today then?
Replies: 29
Views: 1275

Re: What day is it today then?

If you liked Love Actually I find it hard to believe you have not seen those others. But if you are serious, you are lucky because you now get to watch them and I am sure you will enjoy them all. They've just never appealed to me, 3 of them anyway. I don't think I've ever seen mention of This Years...
by GodIsADeeJay81
Fri Nov 20, 2020 11:07 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The Mandalorian
Replies: 22
Views: 2288

Re: The Mandalorian

Season 2 is still compulsive viewing for me.
by GodIsADeeJay81
Fri Nov 20, 2020 10:45 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: What day is it today then?
Replies: 29
Views: 1275

Re: What day is it today then?

clarethomer wrote:
Fri Nov 20, 2020 10:12 pm
I think it's a brilliant film for achieving what it intended. A british success along the same lines of...

Sliding doors

This years love

4 Weddings

Notting Hill
Never watched any of those 4 you've mentioned.
by GodIsADeeJay81
Fri Nov 20, 2020 10:45 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Electric Cars
Replies: 131
Views: 3103

Re: Electric Cars

A smallish point but I am told that electric cars cannot tow other vehicles. Viz touring caravans. Is this the case? If so there could be problems for all those caravan owners. Some of course would look upon this as a 'plus' for E vehicles. https://www.buyacar.co.uk/cars/economical-cars/electric-ca...
by GodIsADeeJay81
Fri Nov 20, 2020 7:36 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Electric Cars
Replies: 131
Views: 3103

Re: Electric Cars

Sales of EV's will increase when more brands release their models. A Range Rover owner isn't going to buy a mitsubishi EV, they're going to wait for a RR one. Now that Jaguar have got their models available RR will be doing the same. Same with a porsche owner, they aren't going to buy a golf EV, the...
by GodIsADeeJay81
Fri Nov 20, 2020 7:23 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: What day is it today then?
Replies: 29
Views: 1275

Re: What day is it today then?

Great film, I usually watch it at Christmas, although I have been known to randomly watch it during the year.
by GodIsADeeJay81
Fri Nov 20, 2020 7:18 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Electric Cars
Replies: 131
Views: 3103

Re: Electric Cars

Only a fraction of petrol or diesel cars don’t have a range of 300 miles. Most cars have over 400 and many diesel cars are over 500. But even for those cars with less than 300 it takes little effort or time to find a petrol station to fill up. Millions of people don't drive very far in a week, neve...
by GodIsADeeJay81
Fri Nov 20, 2020 7:05 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Electric Cars
Replies: 131
Views: 3103

Re: Electric Cars

And plenty have , but none are electric Thanks for the usual pointless post :roll: No worse than any of yours on here. You're trotting out the same tired old comments about EV. EV is where cars are heading, the combustion engine is on the way out the door, thankfully. Cities are suffering due to ho...
by GodIsADeeJay81
Fri Nov 20, 2020 6:38 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Electric Cars
Replies: 131
Views: 3103

Re: Electric Cars

But you can "charge" them in 2 minutes which is what puts many people off EV's also you could arrive at a service station and all the charging points could be taken, great if you are on a tight schedule. Millions of drivers won't make a journey of hundreds of miles though and that's seemingly being...
by GodIsADeeJay81
Fri Nov 20, 2020 6:12 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Electric Cars
Replies: 131
Views: 3103

Re: Electric Cars

joey13 wrote:
Fri Nov 20, 2020 1:37 pm
No EV car on the market has a range of 300 miles
Plenty of cars don't have that range either.
by GodIsADeeJay81
Fri Nov 20, 2020 2:26 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Venkys
Replies: 36
Views: 2524

Re: Venkys

Rovers fans should be used to having their club reliant on an owners money.
First Walker.
Then the Trust.
Now the Venky's.

Most of them won't know any other way.
by GodIsADeeJay81
Fri Nov 20, 2020 11:39 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: If heading is eventually banned
Replies: 62
Views: 1641

Re: If heading is eventually banned

Andy Carroll and his elbows would be redundant
by GodIsADeeJay81
Thu Nov 19, 2020 8:06 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: United pair join Clarets
Replies: 16
Views: 2071

Re: ARTICLE: United pair join Clarets

Good luck to them.

Good to see us getting young players from the likes of Utd.
by GodIsADeeJay81
Thu Nov 19, 2020 5:12 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ALK Capital or Farnell/Elkashashy takeover
Replies: 4367
Views: 293349

Re: ALK Capital or Farnell/Elkashashy takeover

Quickenthetempo wrote:
Thu Nov 19, 2020 2:00 pm
I thought the hotel sold for more than the football club at Bolton?
Dunno, it was loss making for a while I think, I know it definitely was down at Reading.
by GodIsADeeJay81
Thu Nov 19, 2020 5:11 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Venkys
Replies: 36
Views: 2524

Re: Venkys

. A once judiciously-run club and former Premier League winner — thanks to the patronage of Walker, a successful local businessman of a bygone era — swiftly became a “basket case

Of course they were well ran :lol: :lol:
by GodIsADeeJay81
Thu Nov 19, 2020 1:55 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ALK Capital or Farnell/Elkashashy takeover
Replies: 4367
Views: 293349

Re: ALK Capital or Farnell/Elkashashy takeover

Our present board have realised we need a major recruitment of better players and have decided not to fund it .Like most business men fans or not, they are in it for the profit Now they want out asap and if they makes a hefty profit they will see it as a bonus Decided not to fund it? Are you referr...
by GodIsADeeJay81
Thu Nov 19, 2020 1:53 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ALK Capital or Farnell/Elkashashy takeover
Replies: 4367
Views: 293349

Re: ALK Capital or Farnell/Elkashashy takeover

ewanrob wrote:
Thu Nov 19, 2020 1:51 pm
Well maybe if the new owners do appear, they could offer the cricket club something that is to good to turn down and finally put that land to good use....Hotel etc
A hotel?

That was a drain on Reading FC, and Bolton I think, so no we don't need a hotel bolted onto the side of TM
by GodIsADeeJay81
Thu Nov 19, 2020 11:30 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Lockdown jokes and memes.
Replies: 763
Views: 70156

Re: Lockdown jokes and memes.

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by GodIsADeeJay81
Thu Nov 19, 2020 11:29 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Lockdown jokes and memes.
Replies: 763
Views: 70156

Re: Lockdown jokes and memes.

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by GodIsADeeJay81
Wed Nov 18, 2020 10:55 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: David Moyes...
Replies: 74
Views: 4462

Re: David Moyes...

A decent manager would have been able to sort it out Better managers than Laws have ended up getting fired/leaving due to player power. Gullit, Ranieri, Villa-Boas, Clough, Ancelotti, Mourinho,, Moyes, Puel, Mazzarri. With the exception of Ancelotti, the rest all lost a job in English football afte...
by GodIsADeeJay81
Wed Nov 18, 2020 7:11 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: David Moyes...
Replies: 74
Views: 4462

Re: David Moyes...

Ok then , remind us all what has Laws done since in management :lol: :lol: That wasn't the point up for discussion though. You're not having it that the players were partly to blame, even though its common knowledge and has been mentioned on here many a time. Deflect away onto Laws all you like, I'...
by GodIsADeeJay81
Wed Nov 18, 2020 7:07 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Electric Cars
Replies: 131
Views: 3103

Re: Electric Cars

Boss Hogg wrote:
Wed Nov 18, 2020 2:03 pm
I just want to be able to fill up my Ferrari.
You'll be alright, Ferrari are playing the long game with this one :lol:
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by GodIsADeeJay81
Wed Nov 18, 2020 2:00 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Electric Cars
Replies: 131
Views: 3103

Re: Electric Cars

‘All’ Its a bit infrastructure and it may be different in different countries. It could take away your ability to just get in a car and go where you want. Doubt it We have the same fuel across the world for cars. EV's will have the same charging points. For example VW won't make an electric golf th...
by GodIsADeeJay81
Wed Nov 18, 2020 1:54 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Electric Cars
Replies: 131
Views: 3103

Re: Electric Cars

You are right. Many many car owners who live on terraced streets which weren't built to accommodate cars. Like most things it is designed for the SE, and many Londoners for example dont own cars. They have very good public transport facilities. We don't. This what Johnson ought to be working on and...
by GodIsADeeJay81
Wed Nov 18, 2020 10:58 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Electric Cars
Replies: 131
Views: 3103

Re: Electric Cars

I don't see why the government/tax payers should be responsible for the infrastructure. Sources of petrol are not in government hands. Other major infrastructure such as broadband is not payed for by government. Surely the private sector and individual motorists can deal with this. What the governm...
by GodIsADeeJay81
Wed Nov 18, 2020 10:57 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Electric Cars
Replies: 131
Views: 3103

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: 3103

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: 3103

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: 4462

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: 3103

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: 3900

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: 1974

Re: Amazon Prime Members

Side note, I watched Dark Waters last night, definitely recommend it, based on a true story.