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    Cards on table, I am one of those "silly"...

    Cards on table, I am one of those "silly" religious people.

    I liked the quote in the article that "It's as factually correct as Jesus being White" - that's certainly true.

    But portraying Jesus...
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    780 p/d for a leading software company around 10...

    780 p/d for a leading software company around 10 years ago or arguably £690 offshore for 4 years, lower rate, but zero tax.

    Now working for the NHS for £275 INSIDE IR35 , during Covid - going to...
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    67 - oh my lord.

    67 - oh my lord.
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    The real sadness here, is that is exactly what...

    The real sadness here, is that is exactly what his brother called for.

    Educate yourselves, vote for everything, get into power politically. That's the only way to win.
  5. That's the sad truth and I struggle to understand...

    That's the sad truth and I struggle to understand how anyone can think otherwise, they undermined the whole thing.

    Half of me thinks its on purpose, after reading the PM speech PM speech in...
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    Poll: We've (the UK Gvt) hired serco to outsource it...

    We've (the UK Gvt) hired serco to outsource it to Wipro.

    We rejected the WORKING models from Google, Apple (South Korea) on privacy grounds and outsourced to an outsourcer. Great.

    I should add...
  7. Is there a prize for the most emotive thread...

    Is there a prize for the most emotive thread title on the forum in years?

    Wow, what a title.

    That said, reading back, billybiro made me feel close to wishing illness on someone.

    A lot of...
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    Poll: 4 people must be on the wind up. Please!

    4 people must be on the wind up. Please!
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    That is true, it was 111 who were overwhelmed. ...

    That is true, it was 111 who were overwhelmed.

    I know about 8 people who have had it now, 1 of them required hospitalisation and they literally asked him to count to 10 and as he took more than 30...
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    Personally, I feel as strongly about the "economy...

    Personally, I feel as strongly about the "economy hype" than others do that the virus is overhyped.

    Relatively speaking, its not the end of the world financially, but it is to real human beings -...
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    Cheers, its awful - but they got democratically...

    Cheers, its awful - but they got democratically voted in fair and square this time, there's something very wrong with our democracy or country imo (or I'm reading too many forums, with people banging...
  12. Next week, free tickets for the over 60's - get...

    Next week, free tickets for the over 60's - get yourselves in there and lets get this over and done with. "Some of you may die"
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    I'm hating it - I'm working for the NHS for...

    I'm hating it - I'm working for the NHS for already 25% of my daily rate, on pandemic related stuff, for the short term.

    I have to use an umbrella and the stuff they spout is just insane.

    "You...
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    Poll: Only for a short time though, Civil liberties are...

    Only for a short time though, Civil liberties are a pain if people think "i'm alright jack" and make decisions that ultimately put people in hospital wards.

    Externalism is a pain isn't it? If only...
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    There's nowt better than cracking one off just...

    There's nowt better than cracking one off just before a meeting. (the 09:27 3 minute challenge, I have to look in the mirror, its the only way to meet that deadline).
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    Poll: I will, but its ultimately pointless if it's not...

    I will, but its ultimately pointless if it's not mandatory - much like a lot of this country's strategy so far.
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    Masturbation has lost it's thrill.

    Masturbation has lost it's thrill.
  18. Thread: Face masks

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    Poll: The argument is that its to protect others from...

    The argument is that its to protect others from yourself, if you are mildly affected or asymptomatic (though if you are asymptomatic, I've always wondered why you'd be contagious in an airborne way,...
  19. Thread: Face masks

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    Poll: If they are N95 or 99 grade, you really ought to...

    If they are N95 or 99 grade, you really ought to be taking them to the people who can actually get decent and appropriate use out of them.

    I reckon a bedside nurse , care home worker, or doctor...
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    Another Dr Hope's Sick notes

    Keep pushing this lad, but he's doing a great job with vlogging Covid from an NHS worker perspective.

    It's not depressing, honest! His episode today is a really balanced and (semi) good news...
  21. Is a sword 2 metres long, if so - tomorrow! ...

    Is a sword 2 metres long, if so - tomorrow!

    Seriously, there's a joke I'm not clever enough to formulate, but there's a pandemic of people giving pounds to him, his pounds donated is climing at...
  22. 10.2 mil at 23:36 ! Ding ding ding ding ding. ...

    10.2 mil at 23:36 ! Ding ding ding ding ding.

    What an inspirational story and a brilliant mark of respect for a wonderful human being.
  23. Just saw he was on 1 million at 12 ish, then by...

    Just saw he was on 1 million at 12 ish, then by 2.45 he's at 2 million! He'll be over the moon.
  24. Amazing fella and yes, thanks for the link!

    Amazing fella and yes, thanks for the link!
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    Proud to be British / Veteran Legend

    I didn't see this mentioned anywhere today - what a legend of a man :

    Coronavirus: Army veteran Tom Moore, 99, raises GBP1.4m for NHS - BBC News

    "I just can't stop now" . Proper good news story.
  26. Yeah, now that's freaky - just loads of people at...

    Yeah, now that's freaky - just loads of people at the start, looking at each other and thinking, god do we all look that old.

    Then having a top night and going home knackered and also slightly...
  27. Thread: USS Roosevelt

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    This video is pretty cool, of his welcome ashore,...

    This video is pretty cool, of his welcome ashore, following his sacking - love how he manages not to strut. (it goes on a bit!)


    YouTube

    Also, Trumps reaction following it

    YouTube

    It's a...
  28. I live and learn! I thought mortality rate was...

    I live and learn! I thought mortality rate was lower than Covid.

    The premise I was trying for, was it was not to be trivially dismissed, as a section of people seem to be doing that.
  29. Respect the post completely, just want to add...

    Respect the post completely, just want to add though, that talking about January and quotes made then is a little harsh because China was doing its best to deal internally and hide it.

    Many people...
  30. Ok, I'll bite ! Lets see: The U S of A -...

    Ok, I'll bite !

    Lets see:

    The U S of A - easy winner, Trump is no longer even funny, I could hardly laugh at Jonathan Pie Lockdown 4, because its getting beyond funny.
    China (blatently lying,...
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    They aren't FAILING - they are human beings who...

    They aren't FAILING - they are human beings who cannot even treat this brand new disease , managing symptoms the best they can. There is no FAILING here from the NHS , when Covid patients die.
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    I'm all for an app like this, I'd actually enable...

    I'm all for an app like this, I'd actually enable location services just for it (only for that app tho!).

    Unless, it's part of a plan to "balance health vs economy".

    I'm a bit worried about the...
  33. Lol, feel the fury man. He's not spreadying...

    Lol, feel the fury man.

    He's not spreadying doom he's e-quoting a FACT that the stockpile was reduced by 40% due to austerity.

    If you're going to love your Daily Mail, you have to tolerate...
  34. I don't see tracking my movements as attacking my...

    I don't see tracking my movements as attacking my liberties , when having to be in Lockdown for Covid-19 actively destroys my liberties !

    I'm as anti tracking as you can get, but I'd actually...
  35. The BBC is an absolute national treasure. I've...

    The BBC is an absolute national treasure. I've worked in over 9 different countries in the last 15 years and the BBC is head and shoulders above anything anyone else has to offer.

    The radio,...
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    Ah, the Donald Trump approach.

    Ah, the Donald Trump approach.
  37. Wow, that's depressing, nearly everything is a...

    Wow, that's depressing, nearly everything is a rag in that list. The Times and Telegraph so low down, Guardian not even there.

    Funny how the times is described as "mid market" , I certainly hope...
  38. Seriously, though, where the funkster are you lot...

    Seriously, though, where the funkster are you lot getting these images from? It's like micro-feche (yeah I know) wars!
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    How can we have a thread about Boris and not...

    How can we have a thread about Boris and not mention Brexit "sling em out" / NHS 450 per month, or not / The Burka Postbox / Single mums raising ignorant, aggressive and illegitimate kids , what not...
  40. Thread: Boris is dead

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    Being in ICU without breathing apparatus is...

    Being in ICU without breathing apparatus is already special treatment for those that are told to stay at home until they cant count to 10 in 20 seconds, or whatever it is.

    That said, I don't think...
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    right in there.

    right in there.
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    Interesting parallel in history to the "Global...

    Interesting parallel in history to the "Global Financial Crisis" - where we spent vastly higher amounts on bailing out the financial sector (minimum 850bn , max 1.3t, yep that's right - EIGHT HUNDRED...
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    I'm still struggling to believe they can even...

    I'm still struggling to believe they can even implement this , without any checks and balances, with the limited resources they have.

    My personal bet is it's preparing us for the fact that they...
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    Hear you, but doesn't that mean its a supply...

    Hear you, but doesn't that mean its a supply problem, in that they cannot supply it - without packaging?
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    ssssscccchhh.. Don't tell anyone but.... ...

    ssssscccchhh..


    Don't tell anyone but....


    it's all made up, its just people's opinions of what things might be worth , in the future... it's not real, it's just projections and guesswork -...
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    Right I'm off out to stockpile wood for the...

    Right I'm off out to stockpile wood for the apocalypse! Cheers!
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    During the cold war, it was all about being able...

    During the cold war, it was all about being able to survive with long lasting balanced meals.

    Pasta needs gas, electric & water , its not a good survival tactic. They will regret that when all the...
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    I think the high mortality rate of ICU admitted...

    I think the high mortality rate of ICU admitted patients, coming out of the NHS is not aligned with other countries. The NHS are saying that 50% of those admitted to ICU dont make it out - but ,...
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    Good news today though - hospital admissions down...

    Good news today though - hospital admissions down to rising by only 8% , thats far lower than any other day to date, during the outbreak.

    Deaths down considerably too.
  50. I've stained my desert chinos.

    I've stained my desert chinos.
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