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Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 18 Jun 20, 05:41 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 9,450
Posted By Northerndave
Anyone who suggests the employees are implicit in...

Anyone who suggests the employees are implicit in this needs their bumps feeling. Any abuse of the system lies purely in one place, the employer.

If any employer is found to have pressured staff...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 11 Jun 20, 12:04 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,744
Posted By Northerndave
Are apologies still legal tender ?

Are apologies still legal tender ?
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 3 Jun 20, 01:24 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,506
Posted By Northerndave
In other countries, the law was changed and...

In other countries, the law was changed and enforced. In the UK it was just advice and a large number of people could not be bothered to follow that advice with little or no consequences.

Which is...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 3 Jun 20, 12:06 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,506
Posted By Northerndave
Sweden - and a lesson for the UK

For weeks, many posters cited Sweden as the way the UK should have proceeded rather than lockdown

https://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-52903717

Sweden has counted 4,468 deaths and 38,589...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 23 May 20, 05:39 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,023
Posted By Northerndave
Worst case, you could arrive after a 24hr+...

Worst case, you could arrive after a 24hr+ flight, pay the £165 and then still have to quarantine, then do the same coming back to the UK
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 22 May 20, 12:31 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,123
Posted By Northerndave
If Prof Gupta can't even get the basic IFR figure...

If Prof Gupta can't even get the basic IFR figure correct (0.1%) based on the deaths reported so far (and those are probably an underestimate) than anything else she says should be taken with a pinch...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 15 May 20, 01:05 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,414
Posted By Northerndave
This was not an annual policy, so I can't see...

This was not an annual policy, so I can't see that being viable tbh
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 14 May 20, 05:38 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,414
Posted By Northerndave
Just a heads-up, this is the email received from...

Just a heads-up, this is the email received from Staysure on the 12th March, the same day I took out the additional cover. I've replied with the Insurance Cover Note and this email, so would like to...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 14 May 20, 01:43 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,414
Posted By Northerndave
Thanks Mick, your experience mirrors mine. Unable...

Thanks Mick, your experience mirrors mine. Unable to submit an online claim, then after 3 weeks was able to. No ability to speak to someone and gaps of 2-3 weeks between replies.

I also would not...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 14 May 20, 12:43 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,414
Posted By Northerndave
Yes, I took it out on the 12th March in response...

Yes, I took it out on the 12th March in response to an email from their Chairman saying you will be covered for Covid-19 with that in place, and before the FCO guidance.
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 14 May 20, 12:42 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,414
Posted By Northerndave
That's exactly what I used and this is the part...

That's exactly what I used and this is the part of the policy quoted back:

the Foreign and Commonwealth Office issue a directive advising against travel to your trip destination because of an...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 14 May 20, 12:19 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,414
Posted By Northerndave
Staysure - Unbelievable

Just received an email from Staysure rejecting my claim for recompense of Villa payment as apparently my policy does not cover Covid-19.

Despite the FCO advising against travel.

And taking out...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 13 May 20, 03:31 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 4,703
Posted By Northerndave
On most golf courses there are 18 little toilets...

On most golf courses there are 18 little toilets you can use surely? ;)
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 13 May 20, 09:56 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 4,703
Posted By Northerndave
How does Tennis work if you are all handling the...

How does Tennis work if you are all handling the balls? :erm:
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 13 May 20, 12:32 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,153
Posted By Northerndave
Mobile Sad news, loved Steak and Shake

Sad news, loved Steak and Shake
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 12 May 20, 02:23 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,578
Posted By Northerndave
Errrr isn't 200cm = 2 metres? ;) I find...

Errrr isn't 200cm = 2 metres? ;)

I find easiest was to judge is 3 arms lengths
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 12 May 20, 02:11 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,806
Posted By Northerndave
Why are public toilets closed, surely that...

Why are public toilets closed, surely that defeats the nessage to allow frequent hand washing?

Seaside towns are not closed and have never been as long as exercise is significantly longer than the...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 11 May 20, 05:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,047
Posted By Northerndave
Covidiots - examples of why the public can't be trusted...

Just for fun, seems there is a lot of people arguing for and against why restrictions need sometimes to be finely detailed.

Thought it might be good to share those, for whom brain cells seem to...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 10 May 20, 05:55 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,578
Posted By Northerndave
Mobile Yet you didn't want to make the Govt look bad? ...

Yet you didn't want to make the Govt look bad? State sanctioned walks?

I find it incredibly insulting that you seem to demean anyone who has observed lockdown.
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 10 May 20, 05:31 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,383
Posted By Northerndave
Mobile Yet you've chosen not to quote post #6 mentioning...

Yet you've chosen not to quote post #6 mentioning the word pious. You've obviously got an agenda and it's against people being annoyed at others who haven't bothered to abide by the rules put in...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 10 May 20, 03:25 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,383
Posted By Northerndave
Mobile There are clear divisions between the vast...

There are clear divisions between the vast majority who have followed the guidelines and those that never will.

Will always lead to arguments when strong alternative views are shared.
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 10 May 20, 11:24 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 11,203
Posted By Northerndave
Mobile Don't know why your laughing when you seem to be...

Don't know why your laughing when you seem to be unable to grasp that modelling shows multiple scenarios and possible outcomes and that the press and gullible members of the public can only see the...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 7 May 20, 08:17 PM
Replies: 233
Views: 17,846
Posted By Northerndave
Must be true then ;)

Must be true then ;)
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 7 May 20, 07:45 PM
Replies: 233
Views: 17,846
Posted By Northerndave
Mate down pub? or woman round corner?

Mate down pub? or woman round corner?
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 7 May 20, 07:39 PM
Replies: 233
Views: 17,846
Posted By Northerndave
Proof?

Proof?
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 7 May 20, 07:37 PM
Replies: 233
Views: 17,846
Posted By Northerndave
Easily give up their rights? Alternatively...

Easily give up their rights?

Alternatively I am so proud that so many take the decision to protect others by taking actions to reduce the 'R' rate. Nothing about lockdown is easy and this...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 7 May 20, 12:06 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 6,032
Posted By Northerndave
If you think life will magically return to normal...

If you think life will magically return to normal after this then sorry, that will not be the case.

Millions of people will lose jobs in the short and mid term. People will need to adjust and it...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 7 May 20, 11:56 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 6,032
Posted By Northerndave
What is your definition of healthy OP? Or do you...

What is your definition of healthy OP? Or do you mean those at a lower risk of death?
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 6 May 20, 09:25 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 838
Posted By Northerndave
As someone still battling with Staysure to get a...

As someone still battling with Staysure to get a Villa booking refunded, noting that you can't even speak to them on the phone and also that for the first 2 weeks their website claims section kept...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 5 May 20, 10:07 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 7,214
Posted By Northerndave
Thanks for this, agree with every word and saved...

Thanks for this, agree with every word and saved me a reply, As someone who before this wfh 3 days a week, I know that I work harder when at home than in the office. During Covid I've never been...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 5 May 20, 09:56 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,731
Posted By Northerndave
Maybe it's breaking Quarantine ? :d:

Maybe it's breaking Quarantine ? :d:
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 5 May 20, 03:25 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,514
Posted By Northerndave
Remind me to not care a jot when you, a relative,...

Remind me to not care a jot when you, a relative, a close friend or a loved one ends up on a Covid ward due to your inability to realise you are dealing with a contagious disease and the need to...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 5 May 20, 11:58 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,514
Posted By Northerndave
Who is virtue signalling? Some of us are working...

Who is virtue signalling? Some of us are working harder from home then ever due to additional requirements to cope with this situation. yet still keeping social distancing, as we are doing the right...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 2 May 20, 04:10 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,723
Posted By Northerndave
Well I would not agree with that statement...

Well I would not agree with that statement. Remember Dr David Kelly?

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-13716127
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 1 May 20, 06:05 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,475
Posted By Northerndave
Really don't know how Leeds fans are convinced...

Really don't know how Leeds fans are convinced they are odds on to go up this Season.

After 37 games you have 71 points. Last year you had 73 and blew it. Based on that you shouldn't get promoted,...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 1 May 20, 05:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,897
Posted By Northerndave
I think the first 3 letters of her name have...

I think the first 3 letters of her name have summed her up for a couple of decades now :)
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 1 May 20, 05:17 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 7,709
Posted By Northerndave
There are a lot of little Royston Vasey residents...

There are a lot of little Royston Vasey residents around at the moment. "This is a local shop for local people, we'll have no trouble here"

Reminds me of the 1970's when the Welsh started setting...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 1 May 20, 12:25 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,756
Posted By Northerndave
Who knows? Maybe Iceland will be a halfway point...

Who knows? Maybe Iceland will be a halfway point for us all to run off the plane, breath deeply, grab some food and water and then back on again?
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 1 May 20, 12:23 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,756
Posted By Northerndave
True, but those droplets have to get to the Hepa...

True, but those droplets have to get to the Hepa filters first.

https://www.businessinsider.com/video-how-cough-particles-spread-virus-in-airplane-cabin-coronavirus-2020-4?r=US&IR=T
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 1 May 20, 11:24 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,756
Posted By Northerndave
Who knows what the new normal will be until we...

Who knows what the new normal will be until we can vaccinate, or this thing mutates to a non-lethal variant.

Maybe no food/drink service and passengers advised to drink a litre of water before...
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