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    Probably. But the point is I just posted a link...

    Probably. But the point is I just posted a link to an article in a leading newspaper.

    And I am not "Gricer" whoever the f*** he is
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    Dangerous Lies

    I've been reprimanded for "spreading dangerous lies" merely for posting a different perspective published in the yesterday's Telegraph, no less.

    The thread is now locked.

    Good to see free...
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    Herd Immunity

    Prof Gupta, the floor is yours...

    Life can go back to normal if we make it our common goal to achieve herd immunity
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    Long Covid is Rarer than you think...

    Long Covid is Rarer than you think
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    How many die in a bad flu year? We do nothing...

    How many die in a bad flu year? We do nothing preventative at all except offer free jabs to the elderly.
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    I got spiked on AMGO but has wondering if it was...

    I got spiked on AMGO but has wondering if it was worth hoovering up some more.
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    Why when 99%+ of people recover from it?

    Why when 99%+ of people recover from it?
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    Sticky: Duplicated post this but our resident expert in...

    Duplicated post this but our resident expert in the other forum is in need of his strait jacket and medication. So...

    Anyone in on Amigo Loans? (AMGO)
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    Anyone in on Amigo Loans? (AMGO)

    Anyone in on Amigo Loans? (AMGO)
  10. Yes, a massive opportunity for a Great Reset.

    Yes, a massive opportunity for a Great Reset.
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    No. This thread is just a virtual padded cell...

    No. This thread is just a virtual padded cell with some lunatic babbling inanely in it.

    There's a much better share discussion thread in Accounting that isn't polluted by his ramblings.
  12. Asking for a friend who wants to cancel his TV...

    Asking for a friend who wants to cancel his TV licence.

    My understanding is that you can't watch live TV. You can watch catch up TV though. Is that where you have some kind of box that lets you...
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    If Merryn Somerset Webb says so then I'm in :smile

    If Merryn Somerset Webb says so then I'm in :smile
  14. Anyone remember the BBC2 Saturday night double...

    Anyone remember the BBC2 Saturday night double horror?
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    Yes, it's not a good look. I believe Dom West...

    Yes, it's not a good look.

    I believe Dom West apologised to Kate Gertaway for admitting to jumoinh for joy when he heard the news. Quite right too.
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    Don’t be surprised that Track and Trace is an...

    Don’t be surprised that Track and Trace is an Excel spreadsheet: The modelling that this whole fiasco was based on was programmed by Neil Ferguson on a ZX80.
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    Yes, hipster cinemas are on the up around here....

    Yes, hipster cinemas are on the up around here. At least they were.

    You'd have thought drive ins may have done well in the current climate but I know of none, pop up or otherwise.
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    They're not closing permanently - just until the...

    They're not closing permanently - just until the climate has improved.

    I actually really enjoyed going to the cinema - not just for the film but for the whole occasion.

    It would invariably by...
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    Yes but that is presumably because they all...

    Yes but that is presumably because they all listen to the WHO who, in turn (it is said), listen an awful lot to Imperial College and one Neil Ferguson.

    And we all know how wide of the mark he has...
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    I will just ask them directly and report back.

    I will just ask them directly and report back.
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    I've had same NW accountant for 12 years until...

    I've had same NW accountant for 12 years until now.
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    Nixon Williams Staff Restructure

    Anyone know anything about this? Just a couple of red flags which indicate they may be offshoring some of their operations.

    Though that could just be me being paranoid.
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    The media broadcast the views of a narrow group...

    The media broadcast the views of a narrow group of the most pessimistic of"experts" while giving little or no air time to the views of other "experts" that expound a different approach.

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    You'll probably do more damage while they're...

    You'll probably do more damage while they're waitin at the bus stop :wink:
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    Neither. My parents haven't seem my son since...

    Neither.

    My parents haven't seem my son since March. Partly because of restrictions, partly because they've been scared witless by the media.
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    Hardly comparable scenarios. Driving like a...

    Hardly comparable scenarios.

    Driving like a lunatic through a built up area is highly likely to injure or kill someone.

    Going on holiday, meeting up with people in a pub, whatever, is highly...
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    No, I think the whole thing has been damaging...

    No, I think the whole thing has been damaging mentally to a lot of people. Old folks isolated from their grandchildren, students confined to their halls with the prospect of not being able to return...
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    Which, last time I looked, wasn't exactly in...

    Which, last time I looked, wasn't exactly in sight so , yes, a protracted period.
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    Well, following that lohic we should be...

    Well, following that lohic we should be minimising contact with other people full stop which, as a sociable person, I find intolerable. Fine for a brief period to "flatten the curve", perhaps, but...
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    No it wasn't. Again, how is going on holiday...

    No it wasn't.

    Again, how is going on holiday going to put yourself and others at risk any more than going about your day to day business over here?
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    Bang on cue, the excellent Sherelle Jacobs hits...

    Bang on cue, the excellent Sherelle Jacobs hits the nail on the head
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    Why should we be critical of people who fly off...

    Why should we be critical of people who fly off on holiday?

    They've broken no rules
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    Why are you any more likely to contract CV in Spain than Cornwall? Though perhaps you think people who went...
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    I saw a graphic on the BBC the other day that...

    I saw a graphic on the BBC the other day that said 36 people had died in the past 24 hours (and in small print at the bottom - "who had tested postive for coronavirus in the previous 28 days")
    ...
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    I think they've mishandled it from both...

    I think they've mishandled it from both perspectives. You won't believe the number of businesses that have gone to the wall in my local town - pubs, shops, hairdressers, gyms you name it. It's so...
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    Well, nice to know we're in safe hands. ...

    Well, nice to know we're in safe hands.

    https://pbs.twimg.com/media/EjMASIIWoAgbIf9?format=jpg&name=900x900
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    That's definitely an adult version of her act. I...

    That's definitely an adult version of her act. I don't remember Lamb Chop being an alcoholic!
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    Never have done since I worked in the Middle East...

    Never have done since I worked in the Middle East and all the water comes from desalination plants and tastes absolutely rank.
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    I seem to remember an American lady called Shari...

    I seem to remember an American lady called Shari Lewis who had a puppet made out of a sock called Lamb Chop. Now that must have been cheap to produce.

    Used to be on every Saturday teatime before...
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    Bollocks. Bridges to Babylon is 2 sides of pure...

    Bollocks. Bridges to Babylon is 2 sides of pure classics. Would have been at least 2 top 10 hits on it had it not been for the Bannisterisation of Radio 1.
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    One of the first songs I remember. That and...

    One of the first songs I remember. That and Thankyou Very Much for the Entry Iron
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    Certainly their songs touched me. Always had...

    Certainly their songs touched me.

    Always had me reaching for the off button :rollin:

    Though, not quite as execrable as Ocean Colour Scene or Kosheen, I'll hive you that.

    Also, lead singer...
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    I though they were rubbish. The worst of a whole...

    I though they were rubbish. The worst of a whole slew of identikit "Brit Pop" bands that took over the airwaves back then.

    Some of us were quite happy listening to Carter USM and Ned's Atomic...
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    Seen them 5 times. First time Wembley '82 with...

    Seen them 5 times.

    First time Wembley '82 with the J Geils Band. What a day that was - topless gurls everywhere and spliffs going round like nobody's business.

    Last saw them Stockholm 2017. ...
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    schmink?

    schmink?
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    Yes, will be digging out my copy of The Harder...

    Yes, will be digging out my copy of The Harder They Come later. I believe Toots is on that one. Classic film.
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    Yes, I had no idea that was Diana Rigg in Game of...

    Yes, I had no idea that was Diana Rigg in Game of Thrones
  47. Well, I'm over 50 and have had coronavirus so I'm...

    Well, I'm over 50 and have had coronavirus so I'm kinda hoping it's a case of I'm Alright Jack because , despite the fearmingering, there's a good chance that having had it does confer a degree of...
  48. Yes, indeed. Had Covid not come along I would...

    Yes, indeed. Had Covid not come along I would have extended in April and gone outside to inside IR35 with all the attendant risks that would have brought.

    If I'm in a similar situation this April...
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    Alternative Speed Bumps

    Sounds like a good name for a band! Been jamming with a few of my old crew recently and we were going to go back into the studio together - I just objected to doing it under the name Covid-19. Very...
  50. The role I landed, while a very good one, will...

    The role I landed, while a very good one, will only run until the end of November with no possibility of extension.

    I'm not too optimistic about things having improved much by then and am kind of...
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