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by CombatClaret
Sat Jun 15, 2019 3:35 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: War with Iran
Replies: 141
Views: 7865

Re: War with Iran

Does it not strike you as convenient that Iran would successfully explode 4 mines deployed by divers under the water line, but the one that doesn't explode happens to be above the water line and requires a boat full of people, (as opposed to a diver or two that could recover a below-waterline mine ...
by CombatClaret
Sat Jun 15, 2019 2:52 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: War with Iran
Replies: 141
Views: 7865

Re: War with Iran

Not arguing as a case for war but of the two separate incidents seems to point to Iran escalating tensions in the area. That there is video evidence or an Iranian fast boat trying to remove possible evidence seems pretty cut and dry. https://www.theguardian.com/world/2019/jun/13/a-visual-guide-to-th...
by CombatClaret
Sat Jun 15, 2019 1:21 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: War with Iran
Replies: 141
Views: 7865

Re: War with Iran

The owner of one of the ships attacked is saying the US is wrong about the attack, in quite significant ways i think too. https://www.thedailybeast.com/japanese-oil-tanker-owner-says-us-is-wrong-about-gulf-attack If it was a missile the small impact hole means it could have only been a small basic ...
by CombatClaret
Fri Jun 14, 2019 4:17 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Jo Brand
Replies: 209
Views: 6610

Re: Jo Brand

Here’s Farage standing up for the rights of people to listen to distasteful comedy: https://www.google.com/amp/s/www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/politics/nigel-farage-defends-foreigner-jokes-at-ukip-party-conference-9165150.html%3famp "We are heading down a road here where we would kill all humo...
by CombatClaret
Fri Jun 14, 2019 12:44 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Boris alliance with Brexit Party ....
Replies: 115
Views: 4004

Re: Boris alliance with Brexit Party ....

Why would power/fame hungry Farage agree to that when every seat he's able to take from the Tory's make him a more potentially powerful king maker.
Conservative seats are an easy sell too as they're the ones who haven't delivered the unicorn.
by CombatClaret
Fri Jun 14, 2019 12:38 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: War with Iran
Replies: 141
Views: 7865

Re: War with Iran

Boris will follow Trump into a war in exchange for a trade deal.
by CombatClaret
Thu Jun 13, 2019 4:10 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The next Tory Leader..
Replies: 312
Views: 11431

Re: The next Tory Leader..

AndyClaret wrote:Stone them.


A large part of the debate was how stoned the candidates have been.
by CombatClaret
Thu Jun 13, 2019 4:05 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Jo Brand
Replies: 209
Views: 6610

Re: Jo Brand

No one would care if this was Jeremy Clarkson or Frankie Boyle
by CombatClaret
Thu Jun 13, 2019 1:08 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The next Tory Leader..
Replies: 312
Views: 11431

Re: The next Tory Leader..

Round 1

All 313 Tory MPs voted. There were no spoilt ballot papers.

Boris Johnson - 114
Jeremy Hunt - 43
Michael Gove - 37
Dominic Raab - 27
Sajid Javid - 23
Matt Hancock - 20
Mark Harper - 10
Rory Stewart - 19
Esther McVey - 9
Andrea Leadsom - 11
by CombatClaret
Thu Jun 13, 2019 12:47 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Wolves in for Tarkowski
Replies: 243
Views: 19666

Re: Wolves in for Tarkowski

"Tarkowski was a key player for Wolves last season, making 42 appearances for the Premier League side"

Sloppy much?
by CombatClaret
Wed Jun 12, 2019 10:22 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Motorway Madness
Replies: 15
Views: 1932

Re: Motorway Madness

She was only the road workers daughter but she liked having her asphalt.
by CombatClaret
Wed Jun 12, 2019 10:16 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Vegan Fish & Chips, Anyone?
Replies: 33
Views: 1490

Re: Vegan Fish & Chips, Anyone?

elwaclaret wrote:Sorry these food fads get on my tits lol... eat proper food properly.... it’s not as though the species is exactly failing. As for ethics... I’ll chose my own.


Our species is not failing you're right. But at the cost of almost every other species, and once those fail... then we're f8cked.
by CombatClaret
Wed Jun 12, 2019 10:05 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Vegan Fish & Chips, Anyone?
Replies: 33
Views: 1490

Re: Vegan Fish & Chips, Anyone?

It’s not fish, so why bother with the “vegan fish” bit? So you can equate it to what you already know and understand. "Whats that?" "Deep fried potato cuboids and textured banana plant battered in dairy free coating" "What?!" "Vegan Fish & Chips" "Oh...
by CombatClaret
Wed Jun 12, 2019 6:50 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Vegan Fish & Chips, Anyone?
Replies: 33
Views: 1490

Re: Vegan Fish & Chips, Anyone?

elwaclaret wrote:Let’s take something natural, copy it with a load of synthetic flavours so it’s just like nature provided.... and we’ll leave it for the future to deal with the new bacteria it creates...

But yes right on, dudes.


All those people dying from under cooked Tofu :roll: :roll:
by CombatClaret
Wed Jun 12, 2019 12:50 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Vegan Fish & Chips, Anyone?
Replies: 33
Views: 1490

Re: Vegan Fish & Chips, Anyone?

I've had a great vegan donner kebab.
Because lets face it, it's so processes anyway and once it got all the salad and smothered in chili sauce you really don't notice the difference.
by CombatClaret
Tue Jun 11, 2019 12:23 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Televised Premier League next season
Replies: 47
Views: 3136

Re: Televised Premier League next season

I pay for Sky and BT sports, but I stream every Burnley game. I would happily pay the same for a TV season ticket for the Clarets games and lose all of the other channels. Sky & BT rely on people paying for things they don't want. and that is where the collective bargaining ends - the big clubs...
by CombatClaret
Mon Jun 10, 2019 6:17 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BBC scrapping free licences for over 75s
Replies: 205
Views: 4799

Re: BBC scrapping free licences for over 75s

They’ve taken the decision the cowardly Tory government wouldn’t I'd be surprised If there hasn't been pressure from the Government in the back rooms. The govt pays for the over 75s licence fees so the BBC has just saved the government upward of £655 million a year. By making it a BBC issue they av...
by CombatClaret
Mon Jun 10, 2019 6:13 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BBC scrapping free licences for over 75s
Replies: 205
Views: 4799

Re: BBC scrapping free licences for over 75s

Agree with this. I only watch Netflix and could do without the BBC and it’s PC motivated and unbalanced agenda This is the BBC, who would sit a flat earther next to a PhD Scientist in the name of balance. I agree with the idea that If the left and the right are p1ssed they must be doing a good job.
by CombatClaret
Mon Jun 10, 2019 6:01 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: BBC scrapping free licences for over 75s
Replies: 205
Views: 4799

Re: BBC scrapping free licences for over 75s

Would rather have BBC who's aim is to "educate, inform and entertain" than turn a profit.
by CombatClaret
Sun Jun 09, 2019 4:16 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: England vs Switzerland
Replies: 94
Views: 3071

Re: England vs Switzerland

Vegas Claret wrote:the Mrs "what are we doing Saturday night"
everybody who goes to a game "depends on VAR"


I don't need VAR to be denied a scoring opportunity.
by CombatClaret
Sun Jun 09, 2019 3:52 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: England vs Switzerland
Replies: 94
Views: 3071

Re: England vs Switzerland

Now we'll get diving from Attackers and Defenders... Yay.
by CombatClaret
Sun Jun 09, 2019 3:45 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: England vs Switzerland
Replies: 94
Views: 3071

Re: England vs Switzerland

Clear and obvious?
by CombatClaret
Sun Jun 09, 2019 3:16 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: England vs Switzerland
Replies: 94
Views: 3071

Re: England vs Switzerland

Switzerland games are always enjoyable for the neutral.
by CombatClaret
Fri Jun 07, 2019 4:15 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: O/T - Fake News
Replies: 13
Views: 1113

Re: O/T - Fake News

He recently hit 10,000 'false or misleading claims' since becoming president according to fact checkers the The Washington Post.
by CombatClaret
Fri Jun 07, 2019 12:32 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: The Naked Truth
Replies: 11107
Views: 203978

Re: Brexit: The Naked Truth

https://unherd.com/2019/06/the-town-that-should-shame-our-politicians/ This just about sums Brexit up for me Fishing and tourism are never going to flood back to these towns. What do you do when the entire reason for a town being there is no longer relevant? The EU isn't the cause, the invention of...
by CombatClaret
Wed Jun 05, 2019 10:58 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The Big Step - asking football clubs to review relationship with gambling
Replies: 75
Views: 2018

Re: The Big Step - asking football clubs to review relationship with gambling

Grumps wrote:Does anyone actually think that stopping shirt sponsers will stop people gambling?


Ladies and Gentlemen... The Straw Man Fallacy

https://youtu.be/hfil34ayaEU?t=19
by CombatClaret
Wed Jun 05, 2019 11:35 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Congrats, Crouchy!
Replies: 15
Views: 2629

Re: Congrats, Crouchy!

Bosscat wrote:Shredders henchmen ... Combat not the TMNT, they were the Pizza loving good guys ;)


Yes! Sorry I didn't format that well

The name Divock always reminds me of Bebop (& Rocksteady) the evil henchmen of the series 'Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles'. :P
by CombatClaret
Tue Jun 04, 2019 10:48 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Congrats, Crouchy!
Replies: 15
Views: 2629

Re: Congrats, Crouchy!

The name Divock always reminds me of Bebop (& Rocksteady) the evil henchmen of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles.
by CombatClaret
Tue Jun 04, 2019 1:49 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Brexit: The Naked Truth
Replies: 11107
Views: 203978

Re: Brexit: The Naked Truth

A reminder of the realities of WTO and 'trading with the rest of the world'. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a1DsMnWLtME "193 members of the UN, of them only 35 are seen by the IMF as Advanced Economies in the world like our own, of them 27 are in Europe. None in Africa, none in Latin America, ...
by CombatClaret
Sat Jun 01, 2019 11:55 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: champions league final prediction
Replies: 113
Views: 2912

Re: champions league final prediction

I quite like klopp and pochettino, but somehow can't see spurs managing a similar type of season anytime soon. Spurs have shown themselves to be top 4 quality side as of the last few years while Arsenal & United are both fall foul of their commercial ambitions over on pitch success. This season...
by CombatClaret
Sat Jun 01, 2019 10:24 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: champions league final prediction
Replies: 113
Views: 2912

Re: champions league final prediction

Klopp - "usually 20 minutes after winning a final I'm already half-pissed, but I haven't even had a water"

:lol: :lol:
by CombatClaret
Sat Jun 01, 2019 10:20 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: champions league final prediction
Replies: 113
Views: 2912

Re: champions league final prediction

Nice shot of Trippier consoling in with the Spurs fans. Fair play he's still around.
by CombatClaret
Sat Jun 01, 2019 10:01 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: champions league final prediction
Replies: 113
Views: 2912

Re: champions league final prediction

Harry Kane staring mournfully into the near distance like they actually played a decent game of football.
by CombatClaret
Sat Jun 01, 2019 9:56 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: champions league final prediction
Replies: 113
Views: 2912

Re: champions league final prediction

Well done Pool, deserved something this season.
by CombatClaret
Sat Jun 01, 2019 9:39 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: champions league final prediction
Replies: 113
Views: 2912

Re: champions league final prediction

Dyche clearly gave the half time talk on protecting a 1-0 lead
by CombatClaret
Sat Jun 01, 2019 8:29 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: champions league final prediction
Replies: 113
Views: 2912

Re: champions league final prediction

You're welcome
by CombatClaret
Sat Jun 01, 2019 8:22 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: champions league final prediction
Replies: 113
Views: 2912

Re: champions league final prediction

There should be exceptions to cutting away from pitch invaders...
by CombatClaret
Sat Jun 01, 2019 12:14 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: champions league final prediction
Replies: 113
Views: 2912

Re: champions league final prediction

English club to win
by CombatClaret
Wed May 29, 2019 11:21 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Boris Johnson to appear in Crown Court for lying
Replies: 355
Views: 7115

Re: Boris Johnson to appear in Crown Court for lying

My point of principle is that politicians shouldn't be prosecuted for using hyperbole in election campaigns. Hyperbole exaggerated statements or claims not meant to be taken literally eg: Carling, probably the best lager in the world... Printing it on the side of a bus and treating it as fact is no...
by CombatClaret
Wed May 29, 2019 11:18 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Boris Johnson to appear in Crown Court for lying
Replies: 355
Views: 7115

Re: Boris Johnson to appear in Crown Court for lying

You are wrong. Our obligation, our commitment, the amount we have to pay according to the EU rules works out at £367m per week. We then, having contributed that get money back by negotiated rebate, applications to various funds and EU grants. That doesn’t detract from the fact that our contribution...
by CombatClaret
Wed May 29, 2019 10:45 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Boris Johnson to appear in Crown Court for lying
Replies: 355
Views: 7115

Re: Boris Johnson to appear in Crown Court for lying

Here's a question. How many Labour politicians have been prosecuted for any comments made about weapons of mass destruction in Iraq? None, because politicians acted on poor Intel provided and sourced by intelligence agencies from the UK, US & others. The politicians in question have several lay...
by CombatClaret
Wed May 29, 2019 3:14 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Boris Johnson to appear in Crown Court for lying
Replies: 355
Views: 7115

Re: Boris Johnson to appear in Crown Court for lying

" A vote to Leave would see an immediate and contracted recession" H M Treasury June 2016 " A vote to Leave would see unemployment rise by upto an extra 850,000 within 18 months of such a vote" H M Treasury, June 2016. "IF WE VOTE TO LEAVE THE EU, THERE WILL HAVE TO BE AN E...
by CombatClaret
Tue May 28, 2019 11:00 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Clarets to continue shopping at home
Replies: 78
Views: 4878

Re: ARTICLE: Clarets to continue shopping at home

cricketfieldclarets wrote:Future? Theyre 26 and 27.


Yes, younger than the player's they'll likely replace.
by CombatClaret
Tue May 28, 2019 10:44 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Clarets to continue shopping at home
Replies: 78
Views: 4878

Re: ARTICLE: Clarets to continue shopping at home

Was Brighton's transfer business any worse than ours? Vydra and Gibson made a handful of appearances for nearly 30m of fees? I'd say so £77.5 million in fees. Vydra and Gibson you could argue are players for the future, we've not seen enough to judge fully. Brighton's signings meanwhile have been g...
by CombatClaret
Tue May 28, 2019 10:27 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Clarets to continue shopping at home
Replies: 78
Views: 4878

Re: ARTICLE: Clarets to continue shopping at home

Didnt see the big deal with Andone. But would have liked to have gone for Grosicki. In a crap hull side he has contributed over 40 goals and assists in 3 years. He cost 8m. He looked good value at the time and has proved as much since. All the debates about spending money and shopping in Europe are...
by CombatClaret
Tue May 28, 2019 7:19 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Clarets to continue shopping at home
Replies: 78
Views: 4878

Re: ARTICLE: Clarets to continue shopping at home

Don't really care where we get our players from. Grosicki & Andone Both nearly played for us. Have either done much, enough to rue us not signing them? Both have likely dropped in sell on value from their 'big' moves from Europe to the Premier League. A good example of the 'disappearing' these k...
by CombatClaret
Sun May 26, 2019 11:01 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: European Election Results .. due from 10 p.m. Sunday night...,
Replies: 501
Views: 13298

Re: European Election Results .. due from 10 p.m. Sunday night...,

Not sure why the talking heads are pretending to be so surprised by the death of UKIP and rise of BREXIT party.

Just a rebranding and 'New Coke' has been left out to dry.
by CombatClaret
Sun May 26, 2019 10:49 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: European Election Results .. due from 10 p.m. Sunday night...,
Replies: 501
Views: 13298

Re: European Election Results .. due from 10 p.m. Sunday night...,

"Tommy Robinson complains he's lost because he's banned from most social media"

I watched 15 minutes of his Burnley visit live streamed on twitter just for sh*ts and g1ggles...
by CombatClaret
Sun May 26, 2019 10:46 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: European Election Results .. due from 10 p.m. Sunday night...,
Replies: 501
Views: 13298

Re: European Election Results .. due from 10 p.m. Sunday night...,

I'm just pleased at the interest and turnout across the continent for the undemocratic EU.
by CombatClaret
Sun May 26, 2019 10:35 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: European Election Results .. due from 10 p.m. Sunday night...,
Replies: 501
Views: 13298

Re: European Election Results .. due from 10 p.m. Sunday night...,

Be interesting to see if any of the channels can take their head out of Farages arse long enough to notice the surges of support for Lib Dems and Greens. No chance, focus on the man who can say whatever he likes knowing he'll never have to personally deliver. 2nd story will be Labour collapse to Li...

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