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The Coronavirus Thread

Discussion in 'Serious' started by d_stilgar, 13 Mar 2020.

  1. RedFlames

    RedFlames ...is not a Belgian football team

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    Well it's conveniently never ever the govt's fault.
     
  2. Pete J

    Pete J Employed scum

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  3. Mr_Mistoffelees

    Mr_Mistoffelees The Rotary Cat.

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    It needs to be a judge led, independent inquiry, NOT a parliamentary one.
     
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  4. adidan

    adidan Guesswork is still work

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    Doesn't really matter, I mean how many people are still talking about the Russia report?

    Any scandal they just need to create a new feck up to distract.
     
  5. Anfield

    Anfield Multimodder

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    https://www.theguardian.com/politic...ess-he-acts-over-russian-meddling-in-uk-polls
     
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  6. adidan

    adidan Guesswork is still work

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  7. Risky

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  8. RedFlames

    RedFlames ...is not a Belgian football team

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    This push to get people back to their cube farms is probably the donor classes bricking it about them losing their precious rental income.

    Continued WFH = business cut back on renting expensive office space = lose rental income
    Fewer commuters = businesses that service the commuters [pret et al] close/move from their expensive retail space = lose rental income
     
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  9. Goatee

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    Agreed, add in the petrochemical and automotive companies who are losing out because of reduced commuting.

    Then the large building firms putting up more of that expensive office / service complexes or housing in expensive areas people aren’t wanting to live in.

    It’s not like any of those have lobbyists or MP’s as part of there boards.....
     
  10. Mr_Mistoffelees

    Mr_Mistoffelees The Rotary Cat.

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    Are you suggesting the Tory "government" might be corrupt?

    Wait a minute, I think I've done that...
     
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  11. Nexxo

    Nexxo * Prefab Sprout – The King of Rock 'n' Roll

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  12. Goatee

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  13. Mr_Mistoffelees

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    You're preaching to the converted. This "government" is corrupt to the core and they don't care who knows it, because they have a big majority and can do what they like. They need to be judged harshly at the next general election.
     
  14. Mr_Mistoffelees

    Mr_Mistoffelees The Rotary Cat.

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    Bugger the Tories, with red hot iron bars or very spiky cacti.
     
  15. Pete J

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    Well...I'm sure this'll end fine.
     
  16. Anfield

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    A bunch of Neonazis trying to storm the Reichstag to protest for freedom...

    and I'm convinced the irony was lost on the absolute majority of them.
     
  17. Risky

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    So pupils will be required to wear facemasks in school corridors.....can anyone see any potential problems?
     
  18. Anfield

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    Besides being completely pointless, enforcement being impossible and it being policy u-turn #166567? No.

    (pointless as constantly fondling your mask and face to regularly put it on / remove it renders it moot)
     
  19. TaRkA DaHl

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    Not entirely, it will reduce transmission through coughing/breathing but you are still buggered when having contact with surfaces, hence handwashing stations. At the end of the day, kids will be stupid and there will be 0 enforcement. There is a strong lack of empathy/caring for others nowadays in the UK. If people and the gov weren't so daft we could have had less cases and a smaller financial impact.
     
  20. Anfield

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    Yup, plus they've done nothing to eliminate the problem of Grandparents being forced to babysit due to school days being shorter than work days.
     

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