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by Dressinggown
Thu Mar 01, 2018 11:43 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: My sheds gone walkies!!
Replies: 18
Views: 2276

Re: My sheds gone walkies!!

As a teenager I had a party at my parent's house whilst they were on holiday and at some point during the evening our Conservatory was stolen. My discussions with my family and the Police were interesting to say the least. I also tried to hide that there had been a major conflagration in the spare b...
by Dressinggown
Thu Mar 01, 2018 11:11 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Risk to life
Replies: 42
Views: 3917

Re: Risk to life

I tried to get from Padiham to Haslingden four times today but the A56 Padiham Bypass was closed due to a number of wagons belonging to a local haulage company attempting, but failing, to reach the motorway network. Accrington was log jammed and the Burnley to Rawtenstall road was, apparently. not m...
by Dressinggown
Mon Feb 26, 2018 11:29 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Clitheroe CC Not Guilty
Replies: 109
Views: 6222

Re: Clitheroe CC Not Guilty

After months and months of legal hearings Clitheroe have been cleared of all charges of paying amateurs. They might get the chance to be crowned champions properly now. No great surprises there. I'm no accountant but I am sure it's not difficult to hide any such payments to players and this is not ...
by Dressinggown
Tue Feb 20, 2018 12:10 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Pope or Heaton to go?
Replies: 67
Views: 6156

Re: Pope or Heaton to go?

UpTheBeehole wrote:Didn't do the 91/92 Div 4 winning team any harm
Mark Kendall at Blackpool ?
by Dressinggown
Fri Feb 16, 2018 12:49 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Dave Burnley's Book
Replies: 38
Views: 4699

Re: Dave Burnley's Book

Have your views but he was always there through the dark days of the 80's.

Respect.
by Dressinggown
Sun Feb 11, 2018 8:05 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Lake District walks
Replies: 41
Views: 3455

Re: Lake District walks

A few years ago I thought that I should at least repeat some of the hikes I completed as a child. I was dragged up and down all the major Lake District fells by my parents in the mid to late 70's. I started at one of the easiest which promised excellent views. Orrest Head from Windermere looked fair...
by Dressinggown
Sun Feb 11, 2018 12:00 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: York City v Burnley - filmed from a York perspective
Replies: 34
Views: 3007

Re: York City v Burnley - filmed from a York perspective

Bordeauxclaret wrote:You seemed to get beat up a lot in your stories. Did you ever win a do?
It's not about the winning but the taking part.

Pain and suffering must hold a key element.

As does me being a complete cock.
by Dressinggown
Sat Feb 10, 2018 11:38 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: York City v Burnley - filmed from a York perspective
Replies: 34
Views: 3007

Re: York City v Burnley - filmed from a York perspective

That footage is superb. I've never seen it from that side. I was in the paddock in front of the main stand. Jimmy Mullen provided the initial stepping stones for where we are today. Those away games in the '91-92 season were something special despite the traumatic mental / physical injuries that wen...
by Dressinggown
Tue Feb 06, 2018 12:23 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Blacburn man Guide Horse
Replies: 28
Views: 2091

Re: Blacburn man Guide Horse

It's just another 'spin' on a non-news item that the LT will wish to fill its headlines with. Look at the photo. The small horse is wearing a rather giveaway Hi-Viz Gillet which states that it is a 'Blind Horse in Training'. It's the bloody horse that's blind, not the bog-eyed retards who are draggi...
by Dressinggown
Sat Feb 03, 2018 7:43 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Fans today
Replies: 59
Views: 5677

Re: Fans today

tim_noone wrote:Was thinking the Same thing and turf moor rocked that night as well!!!
Ashley Barnes against Palace is right up there.
by Dressinggown
Sat Jan 27, 2018 8:54 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Spitting
Replies: 50
Views: 3015

Re: Spitting

Flobbing, Grobbing, coughing up Oysters and Greenies were the real deal in the early 80's.

How I hanker for those times.
by Dressinggown
Fri Jan 19, 2018 11:28 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Winter Pictures
Replies: 85
Views: 5359

Re: Winter Pictures

Windermere last weekend: http://i67.tinypic.com/2gxisk1.jpg Some feathered friends: http://i65.tinypic.com/3445j0y.jpg However: http://i68.tinypic.com/i60a4p.jpg The lady in question had a large bag of birdseed and was promptly engulfed by winged animals. The large black raven-like bird in the photo...
by Dressinggown
Fri Jan 19, 2018 9:37 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: As it's Friday night..... Cheap Vodka
Replies: 15
Views: 934

Re: As it's Friday night..... Cheap Vodka

This is my 'Session Vodka'. Made in Scotland with its world class vodka distilleries.

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Ideal for drinking both at home and on the streets with your pals.
by Dressinggown
Fri Jan 19, 2018 9:17 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: As it's Friday night..... Cheap Vodka
Replies: 15
Views: 934

Re: As it's Friday night..... Cheap Vodka

At the opposite side of the scale is some stuff made of spuds in Hereford:

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Fancy a double over ice ?

Get a mortgage.
by Dressinggown
Fri Jan 19, 2018 8:48 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: As it's Friday night..... Cheap Vodka
Replies: 15
Views: 934

Re: As it's Friday night..... Cheap Vodka

Whilst Turps tastes great and has a high alcohol content it, inevitably, leaves you feeling hollow inside.
by Dressinggown
Thu Jan 11, 2018 4:58 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: potholes
Replies: 61
Views: 3279

Re: potholes

The A56 between Haslingden (Rising Bridge) and the M65 is shocking. Any repairs are gone within a matter of days.
by Dressinggown
Wed Jan 10, 2018 1:41 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Sixties Burnley.
Replies: 210
Views: 13753

Re: Sixties Burnley.

Your mutha..was always the mutha spitting on a dirty hanky wiping your face for some reason what was all that about?? As a kid if you had a bit of food left on on your face in the vicinity of the mouth your Mum would grob upon a dirty rag and then proceed to rub your lips off with it. It always had...
by Dressinggown
Tue Jan 09, 2018 11:47 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Peter Mumby
Replies: 15
Views: 2891

Re: Peter Mumby

Always remember being at Forest in 1990 for the league cuo game when thousands of Burnley fans turned up. Was stood chatting to Peter Mumby's brother when he opened the scoring and we were diving about celebrating together. Over 5,500 Burnley fans turned up that night. An accident on the M1 delayed...
by Dressinggown
Tue Jan 09, 2018 9:15 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Sixties Burnley.
Replies: 210
Views: 13753

Re: Sixties Burnley.

Tipplers were tough but then came Izal bog paper - ouch! A few other memories Hapton colliery disaster Nitty Nora and the stigma of purple patches on your head The turntable at Rosegrove Sheds Lining up 3 pints at last orders Wakes week Izal Bog Paper merely transferred the excrement from the anus ...
by Dressinggown
Tue Jan 02, 2018 12:18 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Empty seats today
Replies: 38
Views: 3363

Re: Empty seats today

Do you have to buy those 'Ponchos / Man Wraps ?

Can you bring your own tarpaulin ? Wouldn't be cost prohibitive if a group could share. I have an excess of ex-military parachute material going cheap.

However, you will need to collect.
by Dressinggown
Mon Jan 01, 2018 7:36 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Empty seats today
Replies: 38
Views: 3363

Re: Empty seats today

Lots of spare seats near me in the centre of the Jimmy Mac Upper. There were many unoccupied seats in the JH Lower after half time. Can't blame them for not coming back on. In the first half I saw a bloke having his beard removed by a combination of rain and wind as children sobbed in the aisles. Ha...
by Dressinggown
Mon Jan 01, 2018 7:17 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: For Christ’s sake
Replies: 59
Views: 4930

Re: For Christ’s sake

My vocal reaction was close to the title of this thread.

Our success has been mainly due to the fact that we are organised and solid at the back. But, why on earth are we so poor after 90 minutes ?

Yet another soft goal conceded.
by Dressinggown
Fri Dec 29, 2017 12:04 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The foolishness of youth - confess your sins
Replies: 40
Views: 2656

Re: The foolishness of youth - confess your sins

Whilst I was in my final year at school in the 80's there was an England World Cup Qualifier in Turkey being played on a midweek afternoon (2:00pm) kick off. It was being shown on the BBC. Me and my mates could have just simply played truant that afternoon but we opted to go the extra yard. We did h...
by Dressinggown
Wed Dec 27, 2017 9:01 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Pope's infallibility?
Replies: 42
Views: 4502

Re: Pope's infallibility?

What a position to be in. A £20m+ keeper that might not get back into our side when he is fit.

Bonus.
by Dressinggown
Fri Dec 22, 2017 8:18 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Who went to Darlington in the 80s?
Replies: 62
Views: 4339

Re: Who went to Darlington in the 80s?

I was at that game, having traveled down on the train from Newcastle.

I remember the floodlight climber who was threatening to pee on the Police below.

Some bloke knocked my jaw into Yorkshire on the way back to the station.
by Dressinggown
Sun Dec 17, 2017 10:03 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Is Molineux a new ground ?
Replies: 21
Views: 2919

Re: Is Molineux a new ground ?

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The South Bank terrace was simply massive.

30,000 fans behind the goal.
by Dressinggown
Wed Dec 13, 2017 12:17 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: post match celebration?
Replies: 18
Views: 1836

Re: post match celebration?

A very large Wyborowa vodka and a reduced price Chicken Vindaloo from Tesco.

The vodka is good. The curry less so.
by Dressinggown
Sun Dec 10, 2017 10:15 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Urban myths..
Replies: 55
Views: 3520

Re: Urban myths..

Say "Candy Man" 5 times into a mirror and await your fate. I tried it once and now I have to scrape Fungi off my tongue throughout the day. Some of my acquaintances have suffered more acute problems. My mate said it and then was struck down with 'Minty Cracknell' which is a burning sensation between...
by Dressinggown
Sun Dec 10, 2017 9:53 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Anyone still looking at the bottom 3
Replies: 71
Views: 4828

Re: Anyone still looking at the bottom 3

I will always be keeping an eye out on the bottom because we are far from it. I've seen those dark days in the 80's with crowds of less than 2,000 and having to throw money into a bucket to sign a striker. Belt and Braces job in January, ensuring that all positions are covered for further injuries o...
by Dressinggown
Sat Dec 09, 2017 10:26 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The treatment of Andre Gray.
Replies: 99
Views: 7332

Re: The treatment of Andre Gray.

He did a job for us.

No need for any boos.
by Dressinggown
Fri Dec 01, 2017 10:33 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: What's the minimum requirement now?
Replies: 28
Views: 2616

Re: What's the minimum requirement now?

Premiership survival must be the minimum / maximum requirement to those who saw the dark days of the Club in the 80's.

Hell's bells, this is dreamland.
by Dressinggown
Mon Nov 27, 2017 11:32 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Proud
Replies: 19
Views: 2259

Re: Proud

Our first half performance was outstanding.

Brady had his best 30 minutes at the club.

On another day we would have had a lead at half time. The Gods were against us.

We are right up there with sides that are going to remain in the top flight for years to come.
by Dressinggown
Mon Nov 27, 2017 10:59 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Autumn pictures
Replies: 61
Views: 3973

Re: Autumn pictures

Lowerhouse Bonfire: http://i67.tinypic.com/k4jbds.jpg Turf v Swansea: http://i67.tinypic.com/2hghkye.jpg Padiham FC: http://i63.tinypic.com/2a5dkr9.jpg My kind of bar: Bania Luka in Krakow. Beers, wines, shots, vodka, soft drinks, tea & coffee are all the same price - £0.90. Food looked a bit scary ...
by Dressinggown
Sun Nov 26, 2017 9:17 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Autumn pictures
Replies: 61
Views: 3973

Re: Autumn pictures

Krakow:

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by Dressinggown
Sat Nov 25, 2017 6:25 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Who’s going to watch a game today?
Replies: 7
Views: 682

Re: Who’s going to watch a game today?

Padiham was called off.

Hare & Hounds had a good selection of beers:

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by Dressinggown
Sat Nov 25, 2017 12:36 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Who’s going to watch a game today?
Replies: 7
Views: 682

Re: Who’s going to watch a game today?

I'm off to the Ruby Civil Arena to watch Padiham v 1874 Northwich.
by Dressinggown
Fri Nov 24, 2017 1:16 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ASHES. FIRST TEST
Replies: 181
Views: 10683

Re: ASHES. FIRST TEST

OK.

That's why I am not involved in any cricket capacity.
by Dressinggown
Fri Nov 24, 2017 12:13 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ASHES. FIRST TEST
Replies: 181
Views: 10683

Re: ASHES. FIRST TEST

Doing the right thing. No nonsense. Stay in and build a first innings score.

Then tw*t the bast*rds out of the ground.
by Dressinggown
Thu Nov 23, 2017 1:07 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ASHES. FIRST TEST
Replies: 181
Views: 10683

Re: ASHES. FIRST TEST

If these two can build an innings it will show both sides that they are test match material.
by Dressinggown
Thu Nov 23, 2017 12:13 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ASHES. FIRST TEST
Replies: 181
Views: 10683

Re: ASHES. FIRST TEST

Pants.
by Dressinggown
Wed Nov 22, 2017 11:36 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ASHES. FIRST TEST
Replies: 181
Views: 10683

Re: ASHES. FIRST TEST

No world class spinner in either side.
by Dressinggown
Wed Nov 22, 2017 11:35 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ASHES. FIRST TEST
Replies: 181
Views: 10683

Re: ASHES. FIRST TEST

England bat.

Put up a score in the 1st innings and we set the scene.
by Dressinggown
Wed Nov 22, 2017 10:14 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Cricket: Can someone explain..
Replies: 25
Views: 2344

Re: Cricket: Can someone explain..

The way that a cricket ball behaves is only down to the relationship between weather conditions, pitch conditions, ball condition, bowler input/skill and the Dark Arts. Shane Warne's 'Ball of the Century' is a great example. Upon leaving his hand the ball had a huge number of revolutions per second ...
by Dressinggown
Tue Nov 21, 2017 10:35 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: A statue of Sean Dyche at Turf Moor
Replies: 37
Views: 2965

Re: A statue of Sean Dyche at Turf Moor

A frieze of Jimmy Mullen and his wife in a Fish & Chip shop with a local fan ?

A depiction of George Oghani carrying out domestic chores in a DIY store ?
by Dressinggown
Sun Nov 19, 2017 10:53 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: What Does Dyche Do When Heaton Is Fit? I Don't See How Pope Can Be Dropped To The Bench, But Tom Isn't A Number 2 Is He?
Replies: 62
Views: 4512

Re: What Does Dyche Do When Heaton Is Fit? I Don't See How Pope Can Be Dropped To The Bench, But Tom Isn't A Number 2 Is

What a wonderful conundrum.

Can't drop Pope unless he has a major meltdown.

These issues are something that you could never had dreamed of as a Burnley supporter..

Special times.
by Dressinggown
Sat Nov 18, 2017 10:21 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: A couple of pictures from today
Replies: 11
Views: 1961

A couple of pictures from today

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by Dressinggown
Mon Nov 13, 2017 11:33 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Who went to Padiham?
Replies: 18
Views: 2577

Re: Who went to Padiham?

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by Dressinggown
Sun Nov 12, 2017 10:33 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Who went to Padiham?
Replies: 18
Views: 2577

Re: Who went to Padiham?

Yes, the second shot was taken at breakfast time this morning.