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    Give me strength.... So you think it's good that...

    Give me strength.... So you think it's good that most other countries have not got what we have, a free to everyone health service no matter where you come from?

    So you believe that a "paid for...
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    That is exactly how the Government are going to...

    That is exactly how the Government are going to show it as being everybody's problem except theirs. Then they will privatise a bit more of it.

    When we then discover that all these firms in the UK...
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    There's Lies. There's damned Lies. Then...

    There's Lies.

    There's damned Lies.

    Then there's Statistics.
  4. Thread: Face masks

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    Poll: FFP3 is a dust mask spec. It's not able to stop...

    FFP3 is a dust mask spec. It's not able to stop bugs. You need a "Face Fit" type. No facial hair, of a type that for instance Asbestos removal workers use with replaceable filter casings and seals...
  5. Let me get this right. IT professionals don't...

    Let me get this right. IT professionals don't know how to access porn? :eek
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    Poll: Had it and beat it. Cancer 0 Trevor 2 Covid ...

    Had it and beat it.

    Cancer 0 Trevor 2
    Covid 0 Trevor 1
  7. Nope. Once it's all over: The cons blame the...

    Nope. Once it's all over:

    The cons blame the NHS, put lots of "managers" in place and use their own total incompetence as an excuse to sell it off wholesale under the illusion of "Altering the...
  8. Thread: Face masks

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    Poll: Will the drones be wearing masks?

    Will the drones be wearing masks?
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    Wonder how the pilot managed to stop himself...

    Wonder how the pilot managed to stop himself being thrown out as well? I thought those things were one out all out in case one of them couldn't pull the handle.
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    I didn't realise indoor wifi was on the same...

    I didn't realise indoor wifi was on the same freqs for quite a long time. It was only when I read something years ago about not placing your router close to the microwave that I twigged.

    The...
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    Why not? They suppress everything else that...

    Why not? They suppress everything else that doesn't make them look too good. Like the reasons there's not enough PPE and next to no testing...
  12. Thread: Boris is dead

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    Luck of the draw. I'd bet he gets a better level...

    Luck of the draw. I'd bet he gets a better level of treatment than your average punter though. But if his time is up. No state funeral?
  13. Thread: PING: Lost It

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    I'll try to in future. Promise. :nerd

    I'll try to in future. Promise. :nerd
  14. Thread: PING: Lost It

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    Very touched by the concern.. Thanks.

    First no I don't live alone, there are dozens in my head...

    And again I'm a lucky boy...

    Yes I got it. I had a raging temp of 38 and above degrees for a day, I have a real life clinical...
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    Pretty sure if you have to have them for your job...

    Pretty sure if you have to have them for your job they aren't an expense. Might be wrong.
  16. I can tell you this coughing plays havoc with...

    I can tell you this coughing plays havoc with trying to use a keyboanahsdteierbnfvcvskkdnxm,zxlzbn\zmkzjxn mx ncnfvhfgvfjhf
  17. Always said if they shut down soshul meeja in...

    Always said if they shut down soshul meeja in times like this there wouldn't be so much crap out there.

    Although I do know once you are on a ventilator that's when the real risk occurs. When other...
  18. Thread: Self Employed

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    Oh I have first hand experience of this. 8 weeks...

    Oh I have first hand experience of this. 8 weeks after having my bowel removed I had to attend some farcical "Fit to work" interview where they decided I was fit for work. Even though I was crapping...
  19. Thread: Cough cough

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    She was incredibly stupid. Now has a criminal...

    She was incredibly stupid. Now has a criminal record.
  20. Well I'm now on the "Lockdown" list. Let the...

    Well I'm now on the "Lockdown" list. Let the games begin.

    For:

    I'm not ready yet.
    My immune system

    Against:

    Cancer
  21. Thread: Self Employed

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    Well, I'm just going to wait until I either get...

    Well, I'm just going to wait until I either get an email from HMRC about how to claim. Or I don't.
  22. Unless I didn't get the right message HMRC will...

    Unless I didn't get the right message HMRC will decide if you will be due any help based on your filings over the last three years. If you earn more than £50k you get nothing. So you won't know until...
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    Yes. Automated 20mm cannons on every speed camera!

    Yes. Automated 20mm cannons on every speed camera!
  24. Again it's only rumour but I have heard that...

    Again it's only rumour but I have heard that there is an option of using refridgerated articulated trailers and containers if it gets out of hand storage wise. I'm guessing Cooperation will be needed...
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    It always has been. When I was but a lowly...

    It always has been. When I was but a lowly striking miner in 1984 it was very clear that we are just one step from martial law. If they can "detain" you and your family for 6 hours whilst on the way...
  26. Turn the lights out. You be able to find them by...

    Turn the lights out. You be able to find them by the smell of their farts.
  27. Ok. I have another "rumour", fairly good source....

    Ok. I have another "rumour", fairly good source. If there's too many dead to deal with and before there is a risk they may become a health hazard reefer trucks will be used. There are thousands of...
  28. Never a good time for this. My condolences.

    Never a good time for this. My condolences.
  29. What about the poor funeral directors?

    Ok not really justified but I used to do the "collect the bodies" work on behalf of the coronor, I cannot now because I'm too high risk apparently but:

    Only basic funerals are allowed now. Family...
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    I thought Helicopter drop was what happened when...

    I thought Helicopter drop was what happened when the engine/transmission/a drive line failed.
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    Nature "designs" viruses to self propagate and...

    Nature "designs" viruses to self propagate and not actually kill the host. Because if it does terminate the host it cannot be spread. Hence Ebola outbreaks die off once proper isolation systems are...
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    Ta. Although it's generally agreed in motorbike...

    Ta. Although it's generally agreed in motorbike circles that it will be Cockroaches riding Honda VFR's that will be left.
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    If he's right the meek will inherit the earth.

    If he's right the meek will inherit the earth.
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    I suppose there's one good thing to come out of...

    I suppose there's one good thing to come out of it. All the people who have just got their UC payments will now have spent up at the supermarkets buying up food about to go out of date and bog rolls....
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    Which might be because back in the day, when I...

    Which might be because back in the day, when I was younger, last century, if a kid got Mumps or the Measles or Chicken Pox all the mums used to take their kids to "Pox Parties" to make sure their...
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    Similar situation. I've had cancer twice. My...

    Similar situation. I've had cancer twice. My Lymphatic system is compromised. I have "something" in my lungs which might be related to working down a coal mine. I am 63 years old. Yet I'm not...
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    Yes but again this is "Hearsay". It's "my mate...

    Yes but again this is "Hearsay". It's "my mate says" all over again.

    That's what the problem is, the Government has it's own experts saying one thing, then someone comes up with a story that they...
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    "Simple risk management" ... Now that's an...

    "Simple risk management" ... Now that's an oxymoron if ever I saw one.
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    There is because I posted it a while ago. Based...

    There is because I posted it a while ago. Based on ONS figures.
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    I was told I'm one in a million once.

    I was told I'm one in a million once.
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    Well. What I've read on this forum seems to...

    Well. What I've read on this forum seems to indicate that some Contractors would see this kind of work as well beneath them.
  42. Ooh. Forgot to point out. He's an Ex Pat......

    Ooh. Forgot to point out. He's an Ex Pat... Married a German woman.

    Kind of how I got to know him, he was after a Morgan.
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    You could always start using both sides.

    You could always start using both sides.
  44. Thread: Schools OUT

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    Depending how you look at it, everyone is a key...

    Depending how you look at it, everyone is a key worker aren't they? Except maybe marketing people.
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    There's another twist right there. If we "breed"...

    There's another twist right there. If we "breed" more children than the amount that die off. Kind of depends doesn't it? If t'interweb stays up then we might not breed more.

    And I seem to recall...
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    Ah. Well. There isn't one we can use to compare...

    Ah. Well. There isn't one we can use to compare until it's over in this country is there?

    There's only modelling based on perhaps and maybe's.
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    IIRC it was 16,000 that die from Flu and related...

    IIRC it was 16,000 that die from Flu and related illnesses and complications such as Pneumonia, sepsis etc. Every year.

    So what we kind of need to do is separate the deaths that are attributable...
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    No. But I do know Italians personally and that is...

    No. But I do know Italians personally and that is exactly how their family unit is made up. They live in each others space. Grandparents "babysit" the babies and collect the nippers from school. They...
  49. Ah. Left hand gives it to right hand, left hand...

    Ah. Left hand gives it to right hand, left hand claims off HMRC, right hand has a party.
  50. Until you ask, you won't know.

    Until you ask, you won't know.
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