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Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum Yesterday, 06:25 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 5,598
Posted By Nimbus
Hmm, I did ask in another thread whether the...

Hmm, I did ask in another thread whether the rules for wearing masks in public was still in place in Orlando and Orange County. I was told yes.

Has the rule now changed and you don't have to wear...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum Yesterday, 06:03 PM
Replies: 2,733
Views: 186,217
Posted By Nimbus
Yes, true. And I do expect restrictions to be...

Yes, true. And I do expect restrictions to be relaxed somewhat - we definitely aren't going to be in lockdown or Tier 4 for the rest of the year.

But even during Summer last year, when the R rate...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum Yesterday, 05:37 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 5,598
Posted By Nimbus
I believe the current restriction states that if...

I believe the current restriction states that if you've been in one of the listed countries (which includes the UK) in the last 14 days then you can't enter the USA, except for certain exceptions.
...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum Yesterday, 05:05 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,216
Posted By Nimbus
You just said "rates of R at the end of August...

You just said "rates of R at the end of August was below 1".

Schools went back right at the beginning of September (Sept 1st for some), when the "rates of R were below 1". Which means the rate was...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum Yesterday, 04:52 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,216
Posted By Nimbus
Also, I like how you say "they are planning for...

Also, I like how you say "they are planning for all restrictions to be lifted". That doesn't mean it's going to happen, just that they are planning for the possibility that it might happen. A bit...
Forum: General Chat Yesterday, 04:31 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 4,342
Posted By Nimbus
Wait, so you are naked whilst doing the washing...

Wait, so you are naked whilst doing the washing up? :erm:

That must cause a bit of a, erm, discussion during the after-dinner drinks when guests come round to yours for a meal.
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum Yesterday, 04:17 PM
Replies: 2,733
Views: 186,217
Posted By Nimbus
I'm not sure it's the government that's at fault...

I'm not sure it's the government that's at fault here. They have said from the beginning the approximate date that they think all adults will be offered the vaccine (with suitable caveats). I suspect...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum Yesterday, 04:04 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 5,598
Posted By Nimbus
Yeah, I pointed that out at the end of my post:...

Yeah, I pointed that out at the end of my post: "different countries report deaths differently to one another so it's perhaps not wise to directly compare the stats of different countries (although...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum Yesterday, 04:03 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 5,598
Posted By Nimbus
That's based on the current situation this week...

That's based on the current situation this week (or whenever the graphic was created). So, yes, right now the UK has the worst rate.

But that's not always been the case. For example, this report...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum Yesterday, 03:46 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 5,598
Posted By Nimbus
Ah ok. Missed that one, thought you meant the...

Ah ok. Missed that one, thought you meant the other one. My mistake! :thumbs-up
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum Yesterday, 03:43 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 5,598
Posted By Nimbus
I'm not sure where you mean by "here". But just...

I'm not sure where you mean by "here". But just to compare Florida and England...

Florida has a population of around 21M. Number of reported cases in Florida is around 1.6M (76K cases per...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum Yesterday, 03:04 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 5,598
Posted By Nimbus
You'd think if it was safer outdoors, the...

You'd think if it was safer outdoors, the government wouldn't be telling you to stay at home. ;)

What causes the virus to spread is being close to other people. Being outside nowhere near others...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum Yesterday, 02:58 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 5,598
Posted By Nimbus
YT's graphic shows the percentage of people who...

YT's graphic shows the percentage of people who want to get the vaccine. The UK has the most people of the countries listed who want to get the vaccine.

YT's graphic doesn't show that the UK is...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum Yesterday, 01:27 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 5,598
Posted By Nimbus
I think you may have made the same mistake I did...

I think you may have made the same mistake I did when I originally looked at that bar chart?

It shows the number of people from that country who would consider getting a vaccine against COVID-19...
Forum: Theme Parks Florida Yesterday, 01:17 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,668
Posted By Nimbus
In my view, Spinball Whizzer is quite a bit more...

In my view, Spinball Whizzer is quite a bit more thrilling than Primeval Whirl was.

Primeval Whirl was more like a Wild Mouse type ride with a bit of spinning (in the dozens of times we went on...
Forum: General Chat Yesterday, 01:07 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 5,242
Posted By Nimbus
Definitely! I have occassionally been to...

Definitely!

I have occassionally been to places that sound quite nice to visit but I'm just there to work so I spend almost all of my time either in a hotel room or in an office. It's rare that...
Forum: General Chat Yesterday, 12:54 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 5,242
Posted By Nimbus
I'm contracted, and am paid, to work 37 hours a...

I'm contracted, and am paid, to work 37 hours a week. I actually work about 40 hours a week or thereabouts - tbh I don't really keep count of the exact amount.

There used to be a time when I got...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum Yesterday, 12:28 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,371
Posted By Nimbus
First, saying things *will* be worse in winter...

First, saying things *will* be worse in winter (or any time) is taking things a bit far. No one knows for definite what this summer or winter or next year will bring. So no one know what *will*...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum Yesterday, 11:52 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 5,598
Posted By Nimbus
You do realise that Trump will no longer be...

You do realise that Trump will no longer be President after the 20th Jan and thus have no power to make any changes after that time?

So him saying that he would plan to end travel restrictions on...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum Yesterday, 11:12 AM
Replies: 2,733
Views: 186,217
Posted By Nimbus
Ah, I see. One is the number of daily admissions...

Ah, I see. One is the number of daily admissions into hospital whilst the other is the total number currently in hospital. I understand now. Thanks. :thumbs-up
Forum: General Chat Yesterday, 10:42 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,134
Posted By Nimbus
By the way, I assume you didn't have any colds to...

By the way, I assume you didn't have any colds to note of before 23rd December? Or, at least, you've not had colds every other week like you've done since then?

So it's only since that date that...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum Yesterday, 10:31 AM
Replies: 251
Views: 14,556
Posted By Nimbus
Maybe. I can't really remember the details now.

Maybe. I can't really remember the details now.
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 18 Jan 21, 11:54 PM
Replies: 333
Views: 29,695
Posted By Nimbus
I can see the train being a potential alternative...

I can see the train being a potential alternative for onsite guests to go somewhere away from Disney for a while - maybe a day trip to Tampa or West Palm Beach.

But it’s mainly going to be there...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 18 Jan 21, 11:45 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,216
Posted By Nimbus
Can you tell me the lottery numbers for this...

Can you tell me the lottery numbers for this weekend please?
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 18 Jan 21, 11:41 PM
Replies: 251
Views: 14,556
Posted By Nimbus
The Pokemon collectible card game is still going...

The Pokemon collectible card game is still going strong. And some of the cards can go for serious money.

But I think you are talking about Pokemon GO, which has always been an app on your phone. ...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 18 Jan 21, 07:04 PM
Replies: 333
Views: 29,695
Posted By Nimbus
It's already been mentioned that it's estimated...

It's already been mentioned that it's estimated the Orlando to Tampa line (which will pass through, and stop at, Disney Springs) will open in 2025.

I think some people had read that the West Palm...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 18 Jan 21, 06:58 PM
Replies: 2,733
Views: 186,217
Posted By Nimbus
I may have misunderstood but how can...

I may have misunderstood but how can hospitalisations have maybe passed the peak if the numbers are still rising?

The rate of increase might be reducing but that doesn't mean we've quite reached...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 18 Jan 21, 06:51 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 4,521
Posted By Nimbus
I've walked up and down International Drive a few...

I've walked up and down International Drive a few times and also walked to/from Universal Studios. So, yeah, I fall into the latter group. :)

I only asked because it was last summer that I...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 18 Jan 21, 06:24 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 4,521
Posted By Nimbus
I thought face masks had to be worn in all public...

I thought face masks had to be worn in all public places in Orlando / Orange County? So that's pretty much everywhere, even whilst walking outside down the street. Or has that changed since last...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 18 Jan 21, 06:10 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,216
Posted By Nimbus
I applaud your optimism. Although I note that you...

I applaud your optimism. Although I note that you didn't say which June. ;)

However, I reckon the coronavirus and it's implications will still be a thing well beyond this June. Even if the UK has...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 18 Jan 21, 05:57 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 8,759
Posted By Nimbus
No, indeed it hasn't. Especially with some people...

No, indeed it hasn't. Especially with some people claiming "the government have always wanted this", "round two for this winter is already being mooted. I despair." and "our numbers are maybe not as...
Forum: TV and Film 18 Jan 21, 05:20 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,127
Posted By Nimbus
I started watching The Guardians (Russian...

I started watching The Guardians (Russian superhero film dubbed into English) on Amazon Prime the other day. I got bored half way through.

Clearly they took all the best bits from the film to make...
Forum: General Chat 18 Jan 21, 05:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 171
Posted By Nimbus
Rare photo of Disney World from 1965 uncovered.

Rare photo of Disney World from 1965 uncovered.
Forum: General Chat 18 Jan 21, 05:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,134
Posted By Nimbus
This doesn't really answer your question (I don't...

This doesn't really answer your question (I don't think anyone will be able to provide a definitive answer). However, it's worth remembering that masks do not provide anything like 100% protection...
Forum: TV and Film 18 Jan 21, 04:49 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,142
Posted By Nimbus
The next episode will be based on a 70s sitcom...

The next episode will be based on a 70s sitcom ("The Brady Bunch" I think?). Then the episode after that will be based on an 80s sitcom, then a 90s sitcom in the next episode, followed by a 00s...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 18 Jan 21, 04:30 PM
Replies: 333
Views: 29,695
Posted By Nimbus
Ah ok. Thanks. I guess if people were unaware...

Ah ok. Thanks. I guess if people were unaware that the free ME service existed then they'd pay for a shared transfer to the Disney hotels.

(BTW, just for info, some of the ME buses were plain...
Forum: General Chat 18 Jan 21, 04:07 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 4,342
Posted By Nimbus
I don't eat other meals with my fingers so I'm...

I don't eat other meals with my fingers so I'm not sure why it's odd to eat pizza as a meal with a fork and knife.

If the pizza is cut up and eaten as finger food, such as part of a buffet or...
Forum: TV and Film 18 Jan 21, 03:55 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,188
Posted By Nimbus
I've just seen this reported on the news app. The...

I've just seen this reported on the news app. The report seemed to be saying lots of people were watching and praising her on how much she could move around for someone in her 60s. Based on the...
Forum: General Chat 18 Jan 21, 03:50 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 4,342
Posted By Nimbus
I love this thread because it clarifies that I'm...

I love this thread because it clarifies that I'm not "eccentric" like the rest of you lot. Some of these habits are a bit bizarre. :)

I do often eat pizza with a knife and fork though. Not always...
Forum: General Chat 18 Jan 21, 03:40 PM
Replies: 4,827
Views: 298,016
Posted By Nimbus
Well, of course, no one knows when this will...

Well, of course, no one knows when this will recommence. It's not like the government or universities know but are keeping the info secret from the students and parents. It all depends on what...
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