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Old 19-07-2021, 11:04   #6496
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Re: Coronavirus

Just been for my first maskless shop, i could feel the eyes on my back as everyone else was masked up.
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Just been for my first maskless shop, i could feel the eyes on my back as everyone else was masked up.
They were probably thinking what a selfish so and so that cares only for himself...
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Old 19-07-2021, 11:16   #6498
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Just been for my first maskless shop, i could feel the eyes on my back as everyone else was masked up.
Yes there's always one.
My local hospital is full of people, who thought it was all over and taking beds from people who need other urgent treatments.
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Old 19-07-2021, 11:16   #6499
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They were probably thinking what a selfish so and so that cares only for himself...
As long as that's all, I won't lose any sleep over it.
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Old 19-07-2021, 11:30   #6500
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Just been for my first maskless shop, i could feel the eyes on my back as everyone else was masked up.
As long as the shop did not have it's own mask policy, which is basically the governments way of extending restrictions through the private sector... then all power to you.

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They were probably thinking what a selfish so and so that cares only for himself...
No, I'm sure they were thinking Law abiding citizen. Unless they have all been brain-washed by the state.
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Old 19-07-2021, 11:50   #6501
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How is it 'Project Fear' where's your evidence to support this ?

This isn't 'Freedom Day' we're not 'free' until we can control this pandemic at a local, national & global level. Our actions from today have the potential to cause significant suffering to others. Our actions should be considered & thoughtful. Unlike the government's.
This argument does not stack up, one iota.

In January this year when cases were reaching 50-60 thousand positive cases a day, deaths were at or around over 1,000+, last few days has seen same amount of cases, but significantly amount of reduced deaths. The vaccines are doing their thing.

We cannot stay in lockdown limbo forever, our children have missed out on education for a long time, they’re essentially a year behind, this isn’t good. Also people’s mental health are suffering, suicides up tenfold. COVID-19 is something we just gonna have to live with, like the flu. Hospital admissions are up, but deaths aren’t and we have to get back to increased freedoms.

The hospitality sector is on its knees, so I’m glad we’re on the road to recovery, deaths are down, the easing of restrictions can now stop the real suffering.
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Re: Coronavirus

I've played it clever today.

I didn't get up until 10:40, quick coffee and some toast, 2 cigs and another coffee, then another ciggy and ready to face the world.

I worked out that by rising late, I'd be 27.63% less likely to encounter that Delta thing while it traveled through my area

I may venture out to a pub later . . if I can find a pub, not a pub that thinks it's a bloody restaurant
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No, I'm sure they were thinking Law abiding citizen. Unless they have all been brain-washed by the state.
The Govt have asked us to exercise personal responsibility. Wearing masks where appropriate or asked to would be part of that responsibility.

It's doomed to fail as demonstrated by the Smurfs post, we're incredibly self centred / irresponsible.
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The Govt have asked us to exercise personal responsibility. Wearing masks where appropriate or asked to would be part of that responsibility.

It's doomed to fail as demonstrated by the Smurfs post, we're incredibly self centred / irresponsible.
Was Smurf asked to wear a mask by anyone? I'm sure if was asked he would.

Was it appropriate to not wear a mask? perhaps he was shopping in a very large, spacious, airconditioned, supermarket with very few people in.

I think some people really need to calm the f down.
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Re: Coronavirus

Perhaps it was a small Metro type store, and everyone was crushed together, and Papa was licking everyone’s face?

"perhaps" is carrying a lot of assumptions…
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Project fear has done a wonderful job.
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Luckily, Project "selfish" is fighting back…
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Project "selfish" has always been there. That is the very reason so many cases are still happening.
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Here's a thought. (It didn't hurt too much).
1)"Freedom day" - legal restrictions removed but asked to be sensible and allowing businesses to control some of the rules locally = terrible, shouldn't do this, big peak ahead.
2)Relax some of the legislation, maybe different rules in different areas/situations = terrible, shouldn't do this, too confusing and in UK too easy to go to "freer" area
3)Stay locked down, keep paying out furlough, even tighten rules = terrible idea, shouldn't to this, businesses suffering especially hospitality. Country in even more debt.


Whatever those in power do and whoever they are they can't get it right. Someone, somewhere will disagree (for someone read a person with a degree of credibility and knowledge not just anyone). This is a novel situation with lots of experts all making their point in very public ways. Almost like protecting themselves? It would be worse/better if only...
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Oh, I agree. the assumptions cut both ways, we all know what happens when you Assume something.
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