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Forum: General Chat 30 Oct 20, 04:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 288
Posted By neilhd
Fair enough :)

Fair enough :)
Forum: General Chat 30 Oct 20, 02:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 288
Posted By neilhd
Thanks Simon, no arrow unfortunately on that link!

Thanks Simon, no arrow unfortunately on that link!
Forum: General Chat 30 Oct 20, 02:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 288
Posted By neilhd
Anyone have a Times subscription?

I want to read an article published a couple of days ago on The Times but it's behind a paywall.

Anyone fancy doing me a favour and copy/pasting the text (PM is fine!) to an article?
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 30 Oct 20, 01:31 PM
Replies: 1,964
Views: 117,851
Posted By neilhd
If he had done a graph based on ONS survey data...

If he had done a graph based on ONS survey data then fair enough. But he didn't, he was showing a graph made from the numbers from the date-of-reported cases found from public testing and...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 30 Oct 20, 12:50 PM
Replies: 1,964
Views: 117,851
Posted By neilhd
Of course with infections lower, that means...

Of course with infections lower, that means mortality rate is higher.
Forum: General Chat 30 Oct 20, 11:54 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,776
Posted By neilhd
We have a Bosch heat pump one we bought about 4...

We have a Bosch heat pump one we bought about 4 years ago which is brilliant. Doesn't take any longer than the "normal" one we had before that.
Forum: General Chat 30 Oct 20, 11:44 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,798
Posted By neilhd
I started in IT in the 90s, working support for...

I started in IT in the 90s, working support for Compuserve, helping people get connected with dial-up modems.

After that I was in an office doing lots of general IT. Token-ring networks back then...
Forum: TV and Film 30 Oct 20, 11:35 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 7,888
Posted By neilhd
To be honest, I was a bit annoyed that they were...

To be honest, I was a bit annoyed that they were covering Corona. It's all we ever see and I want my TV to be a bit of escapism not just to be more of the only thing we've had to endure over the past...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 30 Oct 20, 11:29 AM
Replies: 1,964
Views: 117,851
Posted By neilhd
Usually about 12pm or 1pm I think.

Usually about 12pm or 1pm I think.
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 30 Oct 20, 10:47 AM
Replies: 1,964
Views: 117,851
Posted By neilhd
According to the gov data site, it includes...

According to the gov data site, it includes suspected for admissions, but does not say this for in hospital.
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 30 Oct 20, 10:04 AM
Replies: 1,964
Views: 117,851
Posted By neilhd
Wales includes suspected cases, not just...

Wales includes suspected cases, not just confirmed cases.
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 29 Oct 20, 01:58 PM
Replies: 233
Poll: Vaccine poll
Views: 16,296
Posted By neilhd
Worked well for Zaphod Beeblebrox!

Worked well for Zaphod Beeblebrox!
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 29 Oct 20, 01:57 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,089
Posted By neilhd
I only got a short way through the 2020 version...

I only got a short way through the 2020 version before "everything" happened and I abandoned reading it.

Will purchase the new one as hopefully it will be more relevant (this will be about the 6th...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 29 Oct 20, 12:49 PM
Replies: 233
Poll: Vaccine poll
Views: 16,296
Posted By neilhd
I'm "Undecided", but I know at some point I will,...

I'm "Undecided", but I know at some point I will, so really it's "Yes, but I'd rather wait a bit."

I still have safety concerns. They will probably end up being unfounded, but would stop me from...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 28 Oct 20, 06:03 PM
Replies: 1,964
Views: 117,851
Posted By neilhd
On a more cheery note, the number of cases was...

On a more cheery note, the number of cases was less than last Wednesday and actually brought the 7-day average down a little bit for the first time in a while.
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 28 Oct 20, 10:00 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,013
Posted By neilhd
I've got tickets to the Paris one in July...

I've got tickets to the Paris one in July (carried over from this year). No idea if it will happen or not, but they have just added a few more dates to the tour as well.

This years Eurostar was...
Forum: General Chat 27 Oct 20, 01:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 443
Posted By neilhd
When my DD's wedding was cancelled due to the...

When my DD's wedding was cancelled due to the restrictions on numbers I suggested to her that she gets married on a plane. We could all book seats, and there'd even be catering!
Forum: TV and Film 27 Oct 20, 01:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 242
Posted By neilhd
Watched the first episode last night. Usual...

Watched the first episode last night. Usual stunning locations but I've also totally forgotten what happened in S2.

A fire, I'm gathering, but I really cannot remember what or where.
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 27 Oct 20, 10:00 AM
Replies: 1,964
Views: 117,851
Posted By neilhd
He publishes that daily:...

He publishes that daily: https://twitter.com/cricketwyvern/status/1320785827971190792
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 24 Oct 20, 07:59 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,762
Posted By neilhd
Ah we’re not in Disney till the 21st.

Ah we’re not in Disney till the 21st.
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 24 Oct 20, 03:24 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,762
Posted By neilhd
We’re all booked for August, see you there!

We’re all booked for August, see you there!
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 24 Oct 20, 10:05 AM
Replies: 475
Views: 27,299
Posted By neilhd
Electric Mountain - loved that place! DW and DD...

Electric Mountain - loved that place! DW and DD were bored silly though.

Luckily there was good cake in the cafe afterwards.
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 23 Oct 20, 05:38 PM
Replies: 475
Views: 27,299
Posted By neilhd
I also read it earlier today, although I will...

I also read it earlier today, although I will admit to going back to double-check for mentions of retail after you posted it in this thread.
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 23 Oct 20, 05:01 PM
Replies: 475
Views: 27,299
Posted By neilhd
Not noticing any detail on reducing the number of...

Not noticing any detail on reducing the number of items for sale in a supermarket being a driver of Covid reduction in there?

In fact, the words "retail", "shop", or "supermarket" don't appear at...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 23 Oct 20, 09:15 AM
Replies: 475
Views: 27,299
Posted By neilhd
Didn't think much of their last sketch though: ...

Didn't think much of their last sketch though:

https://www.thedibb.co.uk/postImages/18984/6d53c8b221a231.jpg

And it's goodnight from me...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 21 Oct 20, 05:42 PM
Replies: 1,964
Views: 117,851
Posted By neilhd
The worrying thing in today's numbers it the...

The worrying thing in today's numbers it the large number reported for the 19th October - far higher than any normal "T minus 2" figure we have seen so far.

If this is not as a result of labs...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 21 Oct 20, 04:19 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,208
Posted By neilhd
I think he means the likes of Facebook. I...

I think he means the likes of Facebook. I wouldn't dare speak out against lockdowns there.

And for what it's worth I do actually have an Elder Wand from Islands of Adventure. Must be broken though...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 21 Oct 20, 09:19 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,380
Posted By neilhd
"Here's your menus, can I take your drink order?"...

"Here's your menus, can I take your drink order?"
"2 pints of best please" (going all Yorkshire-topical here)
...
"Ok, here's your drinks. What would you like?"
"Actually we're still deciding."...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 20 Oct 20, 05:16 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,947
Posted By neilhd
You need some context. That is 241 out of around...

You need some context. That is 241 out of around 1600 overall deaths (and that 241 is not yesterday - we don't yet have a single day over about 120 in recent weeks).

This time last year we were...
Forum: General Chat 20 Oct 20, 03:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 208
Posted By neilhd
Dammit, sat on my banana!

Dammit, sat on my banana!
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 19 Oct 20, 01:26 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 7,804
Posted By neilhd
This was exactly my first thought.

This was exactly my first thought.
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 19 Oct 20, 12:16 PM
Replies: 481
Views: 57,873
Posted By neilhd
Switched my CBR booking to CSR in the Grand...

Switched my CBR booking to CSR in the Grand Destino Tower instead.

Nice saving made on that, and a bit extra spending money, too.

Now to see if we will actually get there! Not particularly...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 18 Oct 20, 10:19 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 7,021
Posted By neilhd
I think with T Cells you must be infected before...

I think with T Cells you must be infected before they are summoned as they kill off cells that have been infected (unlike antibodies which stop cells getting infected).

Our high-cycle PCR tests...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 16 Oct 20, 12:23 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,268
Posted By neilhd
Gotta say I would not be looking to book with...

Gotta say I would not be looking to book with Norwegian now, unless I had very good airline failure cover.

I'm a fan of their airline and they were good at refunding me, but I don't rate their...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 15 Oct 20, 05:44 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,303
Posted By neilhd
We were planning to drive DWs mum to see her...

We were planning to drive DWs mum to see her sister (i.e DWs aunt) next weekend. We are in South London (in the lowest-incidence area of London, about 2 miles away from freedom in Surrey), she is in...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 15 Oct 20, 12:00 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,168
Posted By neilhd
Apologies, that is indeed exactly what I meant.

Apologies, that is indeed exactly what I meant.
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 15 Oct 20, 11:44 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,576
Posted By neilhd
Thanks Andy, most helpful :thumbs-up

Thanks Andy, most helpful :thumbs-up
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 15 Oct 20, 11:38 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,168
Posted By neilhd
When obesity is a significant driver of the...

When obesity is a significant driver of the outcome of catching it, the idea behind closing gyms, but allowing McDonalds is lost on me.
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 14 Oct 20, 05:50 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,576
Posted By neilhd
I hesitated before posting this as I don't like...

I hesitated before posting this as I don't like to post negative things, so I'm posting these without comment (mainly as I have not really been keeping up with vaccine news but did happen to come...
Forum: Accommodation 14 Oct 20, 05:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 484
Posted By neilhd
We stayed there in 2018 and thought it was...

We stayed there in 2018 and thought it was brilliant.

The villa was new and clean and the location was fantastic - a straight run down into Disney, and there is a Publix just over the road.

The...
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