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by Dressinggown
Sun Nov 12, 2017 10:29 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Hamburg
Replies: 11
Views: 1413

Re: Hamburg

Definitely a decent place for a couple of days. We went a couple of years ago on an over 40's stag do. The actual city centre seemed to be full of high end shops but very few bars. Avoid the Reeperbahn unless you have a specific reason for your visit. Try the vintage Fireboat which is moored up on t...
by Dressinggown
Sun Nov 12, 2017 12:41 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Who went to Padiham?
Replies: 18
Views: 2579

Re: Who went to Padiham?

I did:

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by Dressinggown
Sun Nov 05, 2017 12:01 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Lowerhouse CC Bonfire
Replies: 13
Views: 1497

Re: Lowerhouse CC Bonfire

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by Dressinggown
Sat Nov 04, 2017 11:25 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Lowerhouse CC Bonfire
Replies: 13
Views: 1497

Re: Lowerhouse CC Bonfire

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by Dressinggown
Sat Nov 04, 2017 11:15 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Lowerhouse CC Bonfire
Replies: 13
Views: 1497

Re: Lowerhouse CC Bonfire

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by Dressinggown
Sat Nov 04, 2017 10:58 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Lowerhouse CC Bonfire
Replies: 13
Views: 1497

Lowerhouse CC Bonfire

Another roaring success. 2,000 tickets sold in advance and plenty more paying on the night. Thank you to everyone who supported this event.

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by Dressinggown
Sat Nov 04, 2017 10:51 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: That settles it - Dyche would be mental to leave
Replies: 55
Views: 5614

Re: That settles it - Dyche would be mental to leave

Money will never be the issue. We can offer him plenty more than any other possible suitors. Everton could be a poisoned chalice at present. Too risky for SD ? Whatever happens will happen. Like Jimmy Mullen, he deserves the freedom of the town. He has taken us to heights we couldn't ever imagine cl...
by Dressinggown
Fri Nov 03, 2017 7:42 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Newcastle fans wrecking Gisburn
Replies: 33
Views: 4466

Re: Newcastle fans wrecking Gisburn

I can't imagine had I booked a table that evening. These louts are the scourge of society. They would have certainly spoiled my smoked duck starter.
by Dressinggown
Mon Oct 30, 2017 12:32 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BLUE PLANET II
Replies: 25
Views: 3041

Re: BLUE PLANET II

Fish things and Rays launching out of the sea to eat flying birds.

My arse.
by Dressinggown
Mon Oct 30, 2017 12:23 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: When does a ground become a stadium?
Replies: 34
Views: 2448

Re: When does a ground become a stadium?

Turf Moor.

That's it.
by Dressinggown
Sun Oct 29, 2017 11:09 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: When does a ground become a stadium?
Replies: 34
Views: 2448

Re: When does a ground become a stadium?

Turf Moor Ground.

All the same thing ?
by Dressinggown
Sun Oct 29, 2017 10:48 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: When does a ground become a stadium?
Replies: 34
Views: 2448

Re: When does a ground become a stadium?

The Stadium is for multi purpose use.

A ground is for football.

West Ham's venue remains neither.

Best not call it anything else. Turf Moor will do.
by Dressinggown
Sun Oct 29, 2017 10:39 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: When does a ground become a stadium?
Replies: 34
Views: 2448

Re: When does a ground become a stadium?

That classes Padiham FC's ground as a Stadium. The Arbories Memorial Sports Ground, Now sponsored as an Arena when I visited yesterday. I don't often get on. Call it what you want but it was a decent game yesterday against Widnes in appalling conditions. Plenty of cover for the supporters which was ...
by Dressinggown
Sun Oct 29, 2017 10:21 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: When does a ground become a stadium?
Replies: 34
Views: 2448

Re: When does a ground become a stadium?

According to Wiki:

A stadium (plural stadiums or stadia)[1] is a place or venue for (mostly) outdoor sports, concerts, or other events and consists of a field or stage either partly or completely surrounded by a tiered structure designed to allow spectators to stand or sit and view the event.[2]
by Dressinggown
Sun Oct 29, 2017 8:51 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: By Train from Bury to Bacup
Replies: 19
Views: 2501

Re: By Train from Bury to Bacup

'Bacup' is 'Back Up' on the radio and telly.
by Dressinggown
Thu Oct 12, 2017 12:53 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: O/T Bens toy shop.
Replies: 93
Views: 6062

Re: O/T Bens toy shop.

Stink bombs, Bangers in a type of Rizla paper wrapping which included some explosive grains, fake blood, chewing gum packs which had a mouse trap inside. Kids used to crap themselves in the shop to create a more natural aroma. Building nails that look like they have skewered your thumb. Bits of what...
by Dressinggown
Wed Oct 11, 2017 10:40 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: O/T Bens toy shop.
Replies: 93
Views: 6062

Re: O/T Bens toy shop.

Oobidoo Taskers Hitchens Those were the days. As a young kid my mum used to drag me into 'Hitchens'. It was a 2 floored affair near the Empire. It sold branded seconds ladies clothing. It was like a OAP riot at a jumble sale. There were clothes and bodies everywhere. You could hide under piles of cl...
by Dressinggown
Fri Oct 06, 2017 9:05 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Let's Celebrate Clives
Replies: 15
Views: 1368

Re: Let's Celebrate Clives

Clive the dancer who was on the nightclub TV show 'Hitman & Her' - Sometimes filmed at the Ritzy in Burnley during the late 80's and early 90's.
by Dressinggown
Thu Oct 05, 2017 12:21 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: LCB Cup 2018 draw
Replies: 8
Views: 1355

Re: LCB Cup 2018 draw

Excellent, a new ground to visit ?

Have you been making up some of the the teams involved ?

I am hoping for a win and a future draw away against Monton & Weaste or In Time, wherever they may be located.
by Dressinggown
Sun Oct 01, 2017 8:06 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Great picture from today
Replies: 17
Views: 3067

Re: Great picture from today

Eat that !
by Dressinggown
Sun Oct 01, 2017 6:48 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The middle aisle in Aldi
Replies: 27
Views: 3334

Re: The middle aisle in Aldi

I bought a child sized wetsuit from Aldi. At £12 It was an absolute bargain. Pity I don't have any kids and I can't swim.

Also bought some Secateurs which might be useful if I didn't live in a flat.
by Dressinggown
Sun Oct 01, 2017 5:25 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Everton v Burnley - Player Ratings
Replies: 65
Views: 158571

Re: Everton v Burnley - Player Ratings

Team 9.
by Dressinggown
Sun Oct 01, 2017 4:40 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Fabulous Team Spirit
Replies: 11
Views: 1542

Re: Fabulous Team Spirit

How many times did we win tackles and headers ? How many times did we block shots? How many times did we track back ? How many times did we keep our shape ? How many times did our goalkeeper give confidence to the team ? How many times did Woods lead the line? How many times did we put 24 passes tog...
by Dressinggown
Sun Oct 01, 2017 4:09 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: StickyToffees versus Mighty Clarets
Replies: 394
Views: 14731

Re: StickyToffees versus Mighty Clarets

Marvellous.
by Dressinggown
Sat Sep 23, 2017 11:21 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Little brats at football matches
Replies: 25
Views: 3503

Re: Little brats at football matches

I'm lucky in that I have an upper tier seat which means that I can yog unruly kids onto the heads of the poor sods down below.
by Dressinggown
Sun Sep 17, 2017 9:21 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: how long before investors....?
Replies: 127
Views: 9157

Re: how long before investors....?

Milk the cash cow which is the Premier League whilst the sun shines on us.

Avoid the need to sell to outside investors at the same time.

Our owners are our fans.

Sorted.
by Dressinggown
Fri Sep 15, 2017 10:56 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Words which have lost their original meaning and/or significance
Replies: 52
Views: 2953

Re: Words which have lost their original meaning and/or significance

'Decimated' used to mean to reduce by one tenth.

Nowadays (word ?) it's applied to destroy a great number or proportion of.

My mind has been decimated
by Dressinggown
Sun Sep 10, 2017 10:48 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Heaton
Replies: 136
Views: 17753

Re: Heaton

I played at being a goalkeeper whilst at Uni. I played for the Mechanical Engineers even though I was a poncy Law student. Unusually, I once made a save but, upon landing with a straight arm, I suffered one of those 'Anterior' dislocations. Stuck on my back, screaming with pain, my Centre Half who w...
by Dressinggown
Wed Sep 06, 2017 11:17 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Lowerhouse accuse Clitheroe
Replies: 80
Views: 9031

Re: Lowerhouse accuse Clitheroe

How on earth can you monitor payments to any players ?
by Dressinggown
Mon Sep 04, 2017 11:17 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Good luck today Lowerhouse
Replies: 44
Views: 5323

Re: Good luck today Lowerhouse

I have a great shot of the lads with the big Burnley FC / Lowerhouse CC flag in front of the broken down bus. Our 'Bus Steward' ran off and got a lift to Old Trafford whilst 84 of us were marooned on Lowerhouse Lane. With Dunkirk Spirit we battled on with the alcohol and then, like a phoenix from th...
by Dressinggown
Mon Sep 04, 2017 10:28 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Good luck today Lowerhouse
Replies: 44
Views: 5323

Re: Good luck today Lowerhouse

Photos will follow when I purchase another SD Card reader and charger which I lost at some point on Sunday.

Unable to purchase one today due to feeling 'a bit out of sorts'.

Vodka Officianado ? I have a working knowledge of the cheapest stuff available on the open market.
by Dressinggown
Mon Sep 04, 2017 7:51 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Good luck today Lowerhouse
Replies: 44
Views: 5323

Re: Good luck today Lowerhouse

It was 'lump in the throat' time when the players came out. The noise was special. A broken down bus and the rain failed to dampen our spirits. The rammed 'Bishop Blaize' wetherspoons nearby was in full song even after the match had been abandoned. Get to do it all again next Sunday at Blackpool CC ...
by Dressinggown
Fri Sep 01, 2017 8:45 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Inn on the Wharf
Replies: 56
Views: 6304

Re: Inn on the Wharf

I'm sure that there will be some pub company who will be interested in the place.
by Dressinggown
Wed Aug 30, 2017 10:25 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Burnley cinema
Replies: 85
Views: 7790

Re: Burnley cinema

Studio 1,2,3 ?
by Dressinggown
Wed Aug 30, 2017 9:41 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Mistakes you've made at work
Replies: 50
Views: 4040

Re: Mistakes you've made at work

A fair old time ago I was employed by a firm based in Chatburn near Clitheroe that manufactured plastic garden stuff, imitation chain link fencing, trellis and the like. It was just a summer job for me and a mate when we were at college, the prime objective being was to get some spending money for t...
by Dressinggown
Wed Aug 30, 2017 6:51 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Mistakes you've made at work
Replies: 50
Views: 4040

Re: Mistakes you've made at work

My new boss had only been in the job a few days when I received an email from him. Essentially, the email he sent contained directives which were not only contrary to our usual procedures but some were downright illegal. In addition, it went on and on about his previous successes. I forward the emai...
by Dressinggown
Wed Aug 30, 2017 12:06 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Lowerhouse win derby and will play at Old Trafford
Replies: 67
Views: 5979

Re: Lowerhouse win derby and will play at Old Trafford

There are quite a few 'seniors' using their free bus passes and are getting the X43 to Manchester which departs from Burnley Bus Station at 8:25am.
by Dressinggown
Mon Aug 28, 2017 11:17 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Lowerhouse win derby and will play at Old Trafford
Replies: 67
Views: 5979

Re: Lowerhouse win derby and will play at Old Trafford

On another thread: Lowerhouse are in the final of the LCB Lancashire Cup at Old Trafford on Sunday. They are due to face Ormskirk CC who won their Semi Final in the National Competition at Wolverhampton yesterday. The 'House will go into the final as big underdogs but backed by several hundred suppo...
by Dressinggown
Mon Aug 28, 2017 11:07 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Lance league 20/20
Replies: 56
Views: 4033

Re: Lance league 20/20

11:00am start.
by Dressinggown
Mon Aug 28, 2017 10:59 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Lance league 20/20
Replies: 56
Views: 4033

Re: Lance league 20/20

It's not good for the Lancashire league that two new teams r doing so good 1st year in must have some good players me thinks utc Lowerhouse are in the final of the LCB Lancashire Cup at Old Trafford on Sunday. They are due to face Ormskirk CC who won their Semi Final in the National Competition at ...
by Dressinggown
Mon Aug 28, 2017 9:57 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Lance league 20/20
Replies: 56
Views: 4033

Re: Lance league 20/20

Both sides have some very good players.
by Dressinggown
Sat Aug 26, 2017 10:51 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Your most treasured Burnley memorabilia
Replies: 104
Views: 6574

Re: Your most treasured Burnley memorabilia

My wife recently threw out my underpants that I wore at the Burnley v Stockpot County Play Off Final at Wembley in 1994.

Skids and all, I had been wearing them on a daily basis until we had a visit from the Environmental Health Department.
by Dressinggown
Sat Aug 26, 2017 10:32 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Your most treasured Burnley memorabilia
Replies: 104
Views: 6574

Re: Your most treasured Burnley memorabilia

My mum threw out some old newspapers. They were every newspaper available on the Sunday following the Orient game in 1987. There was a new tabloid on the scene at that time. It had a picture of Ian Britton celebrating his goal on the back page with a caption that said 'Nigel Cock scores Burnley's wi...
by Dressinggown
Fri Aug 25, 2017 11:59 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Decent takeaway Chinese?
Replies: 46
Views: 3940

Re: Decent takeaway Chinese?

The Po Sang in Rosehill was always the go to for a Chinese take away.

Recent experiences have been pretty poor.
by Dressinggown
Fri Aug 25, 2017 1:20 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Jack Walkers dead chant
Replies: 263
Views: 16421

Re: Jack Walkers dead chant

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All the jumping on the terraces was class. No other club had it or did it.

'The skip we do is the Double Dutch that's why were are dancing'.

Memories.
by Dressinggown
Fri Aug 25, 2017 1:12 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Jack Walkers dead chant
Replies: 263
Views: 16421

Re: Jack Walkers dead chant

fidelcastro wrote:You'll be amazed how many of our fans don't actually realise this. :oops: :roll:

File under "Um pah pah" and In the Lancashire Rose".

:lol:
Yes, it's based on the Malcolm McLaren track 'Double Dutch'. Definitely 'Um ba ba'.

Let's get it reyt.
by Dressinggown
Fri Aug 25, 2017 12:28 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Jack Walkers dead chant
Replies: 263
Views: 16421

Re: Jack Walkers dead chant

The chant was "Will we play .....Rovers, No Never no more".

Signifying that we were a division (or two) above them.
by Dressinggown
Wed Aug 23, 2017 11:19 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Serious issues on the match thread tonight
Replies: 34
Views: 3686

Re: Serious issues on the match thread tonight

I clicked on the Mature Hair link and I now have a consultation with Nicky Clarke at a cost of £79. With the name on the advert I thought I could buy hair from other people or cadavers as I'm thinning a fair bit. I hoped it would be a cheap alternative to those weaves that Shane Warne and Rooney hav...
by Dressinggown
Wed Aug 23, 2017 9:53 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Happy Music thread..Derby Day
Replies: 4
Views: 582

Re: Happy Music thread..Derby Day

Happy Hour - The Housemartins.

Simple.

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by Dressinggown
Tue Aug 22, 2017 10:26 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Lowerhouse win derby and will play at Old Trafford
Replies: 67
Views: 5979

Re: Lowerhouse win derby and will play at Old Trafford

£4.40 a real ale at the Test Match. The only dressinggown I know drinks double vodka kopparbergs though... You've got the wrong bloke. I only drink double doubles and the Koppabergs are merely a mixer. I make my own special cocktails at home which have a slight twist on your usual bar offerings. Fo...