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Coronavirus.

Discussion in 'General Chat' started by Tilly, Feb 13, 2020.

  1. EasMid

    EasMid Well-Known Forumite

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    Christmas would be the ideal time for a full lock down if the government would only grow a pair. Closing everything like last time on Friday 11th December & reopening on Monday 11th January would have the best possible effect with the least impact (schools would already be closed for 2 weeks, most people would be off work for a week or so & even essential shops would be closed for a few days anyway). Hospitality would be the most affected sector but surely a short sharp shock would be better than the slow lingering death they’re facing with the present restrictions.
    It’d take a very brave politician to suggest this though so it looks like we’re f**ked
     
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  2. Lucy

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    That's way too late though.
     
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    "saving lives and saving the economy" but that must be an "or" choice not an "and".
     
  4. EasMid

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    Very true but it’ll giveBoris & Dominic time to “consider” the effects of all the half arsed measures they’ve put in place.
    It’s only 6 weeks(ish) away so it might not be enough time for them to decide though.
     
  5. proactive

    proactive Enjoying a drop of red.

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    News conference from PM at 16.00hrs.
     
  6. Lucy

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    Hopefully they'll be sensible and bring forward to tomorrow.

    I have some other coronavirus, not Covid 19.
     
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    Seems like Boris has finally realised we're in trouble:bananafunk:
     
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  8. Lucy

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    They've removed this pinned tweet.

    Screenshot_20201031-142025_Twitter.jpg
     
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  9. Zylo

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    Delayed from 4 to 5 now boris's big announcement the suspence is killing me :tumbleweed::facepalm:
     
  10. Carole

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    Well I don’t want to make it all about me but if they could wait until after Monday I’d be very grateful.

    Hairdresser is opening up the salon on her day off to do my roots.
     
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    Preston's leaks suggest Thursday. Hopefully the presser delay is due to the Teachers Union statement and they do something about the schools. Or course if they'd done it when they were supposed to...
     
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    The 1700 announcement is now going to be about 1830.

    Are Boris and his cronies watching the rugger by any chance? Good they've got their priorities right, eh?
     
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  13. littleme

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    Friday would be good, as on Thursday there is a rather large birthday for someone...


    :facepalm:
     
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    The Queen int due another yet, is she?
     
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    Not actually sure why I'm bothered, as I don't want to go anywhere or do anything, I'd rather know my family were safe and healthy. Same for Christmas....
     
  16. basil

    basil don't mention the blinds

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    Four o'clock
    Five o'clock
    Six o'clock

    Rot.......
     
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  17. Zylo

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    And this is our PM can't even stick to announcement times, he'd be late to his own funeral, has he just decided today alright boys lets lock it down and left to pratice/think what he's going to say until last minute?
     
  18. basil

    basil don't mention the blinds

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    At Italy 5 England 34 he could switch the telly off wipe the sausage roll flaky pastry off his mush do up his flies put down his copy of Readers Wives and pretend he has a fu#@ing clue what his job is.....
     
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    Yaaaay! Hair done for you!
     
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    proactive Enjoying a drop of red.

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    Thank God for that. The country can relax now.
     
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