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by CombatClaret
Mon Nov 11, 2019 6:29 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: 45 million HALLER and 25 million FORNALS ?
Replies: 28
Views: 1962

Re: 45 million HALLER and 25 million FORNALS ?

Also look at the players we've actually been linked with who many on hear bemoaned the club for not splashing out on.

Adams and Andone spring to mind.
by CombatClaret
Sun Nov 10, 2019 5:15 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Liverpool vs Man City
Replies: 123
Views: 2859

Re: Liverpool vs Man City

Rileybobs wrote:Why didn’t they show the VAR graphic for Salah’s goal? Or did I miss it?
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by CombatClaret
Sun Nov 10, 2019 4:45 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Liverpool vs Man City
Replies: 123
Views: 2859

Re: Liverpool vs Man City

Dwight put's that right on Salah's head...
by CombatClaret
Sun Nov 10, 2019 2:48 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: 4K TV
Replies: 45
Views: 1702

Re: 4K TV

I got a 55" 4k Hisense last year for £360 on Prime Day last year. Very happy with it, big, bright and good picture. Pop down to a store and look at some TVs, decide if you definitely want a speicifc bell or whistle. Eg: OLED, Dolby Atmos. Even the budget models have smart functions now, so have acce...
by CombatClaret
Sun Nov 10, 2019 2:37 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: 4K TV
Replies: 45
Views: 1702

Re: 4K TV

Big question: Budget?

Black Friday coming so sure to be good deals around.
by CombatClaret
Sun Nov 10, 2019 2:32 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Idea for offsides
Replies: 42
Views: 1530

Re: Idea for offsides

I think the future will be a camera on a track running along the length of the pitch, similar to at a greyhound track, with technology similar to that used in photo-finishes in horse racing. In racing everyone is running the same direction. Imagine trying to control a camera to keep up along side a...
by CombatClaret
Sat Nov 09, 2019 8:42 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: No Poppies ......
Replies: 43
Views: 3261

Re: No Poppies ......

Ever think it's gone too far..?
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by CombatClaret
Sat Nov 09, 2019 4:33 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: MIGHTY CLARETS versus Bubble Blowers
Replies: 233
Views: 4521

Re: MIGHTY CLARETS versus Bubble Blowers

Saints 1 - 2 Everton

Excellent.
by CombatClaret
Sat Nov 09, 2019 4:32 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: MIGHTY CLARETS versus Bubble Blowers
Replies: 233
Views: 4521

Re: MIGHTY CLARETS versus Bubble Blowers

Commentary "...an early Christmas present for Burnley"

It 9th of November ffs!
by CombatClaret
Sat Nov 09, 2019 4:24 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: MIGHTY CLARETS versus Bubble Blowers
Replies: 233
Views: 4521

Re: MIGHTY CLARETS versus Bubble Blowers

Referee sparing the Hammers blushes. Terrible decision
by CombatClaret
Sat Nov 09, 2019 4:23 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: MIGHTY CLARETS versus Bubble Blowers
Replies: 233
Views: 4521

Re: MIGHTY CLARETS versus Bubble Blowers

God we missed Wood, he's well up for it today.
by CombatClaret
Sat Nov 09, 2019 3:43 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: MIGHTY CLARETS versus Bubble Blowers
Replies: 233
Views: 4521

Re: MIGHTY CLARETS versus Bubble Blowers

About 3 minutes to rule that out, shambolic.
by CombatClaret
Sat Nov 09, 2019 3:07 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: MIGHTY CLARETS versus Bubble Blowers
Replies: 233
Views: 4521

Re: MIGHTY CLARETS versus Bubble Blowers

Saints one down already.

Bye bye wreck it Ralph!
by CombatClaret
Sat Nov 09, 2019 11:34 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: General Election Is On
Replies: 5094
Views: 77341

Re: General Election Is On

If Johnson campaigned to give the whole of the UK the same "great deal" Northern Ireland will have I'd vote for him.
by CombatClaret
Fri Nov 08, 2019 9:15 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Norwich v Watford
Replies: 40
Views: 1831

Re: Norwich v Watford

Norwich remind me off Fulham & Mitrovic last season, came storming out the gates with a talismanic striker then the goals dried up and thier defense was an absolute shambles.
At least Norwich didn't spend Fulham type money.
by CombatClaret
Thu Nov 07, 2019 11:06 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Electoral calculus
Replies: 3
Views: 186

Re: Electoral calculus

Merge with General Election thread
by CombatClaret
Tue Nov 05, 2019 6:56 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: General Election Is On
Replies: 5094
Views: 77341

Re: General Election Is On

Just 1 day from the Tories:
▪️Release doctored video
▪️Sit on report about Russian interference
▪️Abandon promise to give MPs vote on transition extension
▪️Report reveals they built 0 houses out of 200K
▪️Rees-Mogg blames Grenfell victims
▪️Bridgen says they lacked intelligence
by CombatClaret
Sun Nov 03, 2019 11:20 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: General Election Is On
Replies: 5094
Views: 77341

Re: General Election Is On

Jakubclaret wrote: giving up on the latest iPhone model ect might ease things for people & reduce the hardships.
Nice to mix the cliché up from avacados on toast and coffee from time to time.
by CombatClaret
Sat Nov 02, 2019 3:15 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Knives and Forks utd versus MIGHTY CLARETS
Replies: 398
Views: 7852

Re: Knives and Forks utd versus MIGHTY CLARETS

Saints lead at City :o
by CombatClaret
Thu Oct 31, 2019 4:44 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: General Election Is On
Replies: 5094
Views: 77341

Re: General Election Is On

AndyClaret wrote:I must have missed him in the Cabinet, which job did he have ?
Dog Whistle Tzar
by CombatClaret
Thu Oct 31, 2019 3:39 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Twitter to ban all political advertising from November 22nd
Replies: 46
Views: 728

Re: Twitter to ban all political advertising from November 22nd

It is hard to know where old Jeremy stands on any subject but his actions are either those of a remainer or someone who just opposes anything the Tories come up with because he feels it is right to do so. As for tying myself in knots that would never happen. I am simply referring to lies and counte...
by CombatClaret
Thu Oct 31, 2019 3:08 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Twitter to ban all political advertising from November 22nd
Replies: 46
Views: 728

Re: Twitter to ban all political advertising from November 22nd

I want to vote Labour as my party of choice but I can't because they are largely pro-remain (Corbyn definitely is) Corbyn... Pro remain... :lol: :lol: :lol: To keep us on topic I don't remember the 'project fear' social media adds, could you provide a few examples of paid for remain social media ad...
by CombatClaret
Thu Oct 31, 2019 1:28 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Twitter to ban all political advertising from November 22nd
Replies: 46
Views: 728

Re: Twitter to ban all political advertising from November 22nd

The OP and the report don't mention Brexit but someone on here had to. Why? To use the leave campaign as an example of political lying is to ignore completely the fact that the remain campaign also lied and continues to do so. Or do you refuse to accept that? Cool, could you post some of the remain...
by CombatClaret
Thu Oct 31, 2019 1:20 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Twitter to ban all political advertising from November 22nd
Replies: 46
Views: 728

Re: Twitter to ban all political advertising from November 22nd

houseboy wrote:Shouldn't this be removed to the 'one' Brexit thread
Should a post specifically about the historical use of political advertising on social media be moved..? I can't see how it could be much more on topic, Brexit just happens to be the vessel.
by CombatClaret
Thu Oct 31, 2019 1:18 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Twitter to ban all political advertising from November 22nd
Replies: 46
Views: 728

Re: Twitter to ban all political advertising from November 22nd

One thing this doesn't address is the bot farms. We'll see a further rise in those as fake likes and retweets become the best way to spend dirty political money.
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by CombatClaret
Thu Oct 31, 2019 1:14 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Twitter to ban all political advertising from November 22nd
Replies: 46
Views: 728

Re: Twitter to ban all political advertising from November 22nd

Damo wrote:Some people will still blame the election result on fake news
While Dominic Cummings head of Leave boasts about how effective it was...
by CombatClaret
Thu Oct 31, 2019 12:56 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Twitter to ban all political advertising from November 22nd
Replies: 46
Views: 728

Re: Twitter to ban all political advertising from November 22nd

We sucked in data... we had large sub samples... so we could target say women between 35-45 who live is these geographic entities who don't have a degree We held back almost of of our budget and basically dumped it all in the last 10 days, really the last four days. We aimed it at roughly 7 million...
by CombatClaret
Wed Oct 30, 2019 11:03 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Grenfell Tower Report
Replies: 109
Views: 2626

Re: Grenfell Tower Report

I get that people are wanting to defend the very brave fire fighters, but the top brass in the Fire service have been found wanting in both this tragedy and the Manchester Arena bombing. They need to improve the policies they work to. But the policy in place for a building who's structure was non-c...
by CombatClaret
Wed Oct 30, 2019 10:46 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Petrol or diesel
Replies: 80
Views: 2552

Re: Petrol or diesel

IanMcL wrote:Electric will change your life.
That's what the wife said
by CombatClaret
Wed Oct 30, 2019 4:54 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: General Election Is On
Replies: 5094
Views: 77341

Re: General Election Is On

jrgbfc wrote:Apart from Brexit the Tories have nothing to offer whatsoever. If Labour can focus on issues like the NHS and get younger voters out to vote then they have an outside chance.
That's how Cummings won the referendum: £350million, NHS & Turkey.
by CombatClaret
Wed Oct 30, 2019 2:01 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: General Election Is On
Replies: 5094
Views: 77341

Re: General Election Is On

Sam Gymah is switching seats. Chuka Umuna the man who boasted of always wanting to proudly represent the people of Streatham, has decided that's no longer the case! If he wins in his new seat, he'll have had almost nearly as many constituencies as he's had parties! Torys to target Workington man. "...
by CombatClaret
Sun Oct 27, 2019 8:19 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Pope
Replies: 78
Views: 5158

Re: Pope

Shouldn't this be merged with the Overreaction thread.
by CombatClaret
Fri Oct 25, 2019 2:12 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: The Naked Truth
Replies: 21572
Views: 590435

Re: Brexit: The Naked Truth

Spijed wrote:Boris is still making the claim that Parliament has approved the Withdrawal agreement.
He's gone full Trump
by CombatClaret
Fri Oct 25, 2019 2:05 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: The Naked Truth
Replies: 21572
Views: 590435

Re: Brexit: The Naked Truth

Great post. With regards your first point, though, why would the UK and the EU sit down and bash out a deal unless there was a public vote to leave. It would be an exercise in futility, should the public vote to remain, after all. And the problem with your second point would still be how to honour ...
by CombatClaret
Fri Oct 25, 2019 12:50 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: The Naked Truth
Replies: 21572
Views: 590435

Re: Brexit: The Naked Truth

That applies if all you want to boil life down to is macroeconomics and university doctorates. I would rather have the old bloke than the permanent student when it comes to knowing what to do when the pipes start leaking. If the pipes start leaking I'd rather have a plumber, that's the point. In Ja...
by CombatClaret
Fri Oct 25, 2019 12:30 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: The Naked Truth
Replies: 21572
Views: 590435

Re: Brexit: The Naked Truth

Yes that true, it’s absolutely impossible it’s a irrefutable fact, you cannot replace the wisdom of say a 70 year old men/women probably even older who maybe served in the war with somebody almost straight out of school/college, it’s absurd. Plenty of respect for anyone who served but when it comes...
by CombatClaret
Fri Oct 25, 2019 12:01 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: The Naked Truth
Replies: 21572
Views: 590435

Re: Brexit: The Naked Truth

There are two problems with having a second referendum: 1) It negates the will of the 52% who voted to Leave in the first one - those who voted Leave in 2016 will have the (very good) argument that they would be expected to win two referendums whereas Remain would only have to win 1 out of 2. 2) It...
by CombatClaret
Thu Oct 24, 2019 11:55 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: The Naked Truth
Replies: 21572
Views: 590435

Re: Brexit: The Naked Truth

You’d be looking at 3 referendums if remain won, & they will be likely thousands of people (elderly) who have died since 2016 who didn’t live long enough to see there vote honoured & the younger generation who are more pro remain & didn't vote in the first one now would be eligible to vote, it’d be...
by CombatClaret
Thu Oct 24, 2019 11:00 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: The Naked Truth
Replies: 21572
Views: 590435

Re: Brexit: The Naked Truth

If I've read it right, at this moment in time, Parliament have been offered a couple of weeks to scrutinise the new deal bill. In addition Parliament are being asked to grant a GE after they have scrutinised it. Parliament wanted more than the couple of days that had been offered previously to scru...
by CombatClaret
Wed Oct 23, 2019 1:29 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: 39 bodies found in lorry container in Essex
Replies: 130
Views: 4859

Re: 39 bodies found in lorry container in Essex

What I don’t understand is how many containers go unchecked. I know that it would be a huge job. But surely each lorry should have its own checks to do. I wouldn’t drive a vehicle not knowing what the contents were that’s for sure. Never mind a lorry. There are up to 170 million shipping containers...
by CombatClaret
Wed Oct 23, 2019 1:00 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: The Naked Truth
Replies: 21572
Views: 590435

Re: Brexit: The Naked Truth

Don't understand why Johnston is telling people there are no checks on goods between UK-NI. Its such a silly lie because its very obviously ********. Also that his deal got through the house. Barefaced lies from the PM at the dispatch box. Says what ever he thinks his base want to hear knowing full...
by CombatClaret
Mon Oct 21, 2019 7:45 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: The Naked Truth
Replies: 21572
Views: 590435

Re: Brexit: The Naked Truth

We were all going to die of AIDS. And we were all going to die of CJD due to mad cow disease. Vote leave and large job loses, an emergency budget needed. It’s all wearing a bit thin. Yes we will take a hit, but not as big as you are saying. Exaggerate to downplay, it's the governments own assessmen...
by CombatClaret
Mon Oct 21, 2019 7:12 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: The Naked Truth
Replies: 21572
Views: 590435

Re: Brexit: The Naked Truth

"Get Brexit Done" - a vacuous statement designed to appeal to voters who have no clue how any of this works. Probably the same people who voted because of polar bear and EU kettle ban Facebook ads https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/316b2a42-f354-11e9-afe0-18e11653b68e" onclick="window.open(this.href...
by CombatClaret
Mon Oct 21, 2019 7:06 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: The Naked Truth
Replies: 21572
Views: 590435

Re: Brexit: The Naked Truth

Governments own assessments predicts the hit to the economy will be 11 times larger than the contributions to the EU everyone was so worked up about. And we will have to make that up somehow whilst not being in a trading bloc on our very doorstep which contains 27 of the 35 advanced economies on thi...
by CombatClaret
Sun Oct 20, 2019 9:03 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: The Naked Truth
Replies: 21572
Views: 590435

Re: Brexit: The Naked Truth

And having "Got nothing left except 'we voted for it'. is not half as unprincipled as your typical remoaner arguement- "I'm normalising being a sore loser" We lost a valuable point at Leicester to a highly questionable "foul". But guess what. It's a new day today. I'm over it. We lost I accept it. ...
by CombatClaret
Sun Oct 20, 2019 2:33 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: The Naked Truth
Replies: 21572
Views: 590435

Re: Brexit: The Naked Truth

Lowbankclaret wrote:But did we vote for a soft Brexit??

I know I didn’t, a soft Brexit is worse than staying in the EU, IMHO.
Some people did. Brexit had multiple contradictory meanings all of which were lumped into one vote, thereby destroying a mandate for any one course of action.
by CombatClaret
Sun Oct 20, 2019 1:44 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: The Naked Truth
Replies: 21572
Views: 590435

Re: Brexit: The Naked Truth

Some bore from Burnley on the radio again...

Gem of wisdom: A second referendum would upset Labour leave voters.
Fails to explain the benefits Brexit for said any UK citizen.

Got nothing left except 'we voted for it'.
by CombatClaret
Sun Oct 20, 2019 1:26 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brady
Replies: 50
Views: 3629

Re: Brady

With every season and injury he's pushed more into the periphery which is a shame. He was always our poor mans Snodgrass, a winger with set piece ability, we lost out on Snodgrass and plumed for him. Though looking at West Ham both are doing about the same right now (F all) except we paid far less m...