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Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 23 Sep 21, 04:30 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,515
Posted By Pinchy
At the risk of having my Cavalcade rained on...

At the risk of having my Cavalcade rained on again, I think this is looking good.
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 23 Sep 21, 04:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,334
Posted By Pinchy
I'm confused. People aren't hospitalised by a...

I'm confused. People aren't hospitalised by a cold, they don't get pneumonia from a cold and don't die from a cold. Unless it mutates rapidly then those without antibodies will still be at risk,...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 22 Sep 21, 11:56 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,441
Posted By Pinchy
I'm sure anything" hinted at in a Goldman Sachs...

I'm sure anything" hinted at in a Goldman Sachs conference" has been throughly considered scientifically. Ahem. Anyway I digress.

I'm not sure about the seasonality of the disease in the USA but...
Forum: Accommodation 21 Sep 21, 11:15 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 560
Posted By Pinchy
We have a house there and still stay in a Disney...

We have a house there and still stay in a Disney hotel. Work that one out.
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 21 Sep 21, 11:03 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,814
Posted By Pinchy
Bribery, manipulation, the usual stuff.

Bribery, manipulation, the usual stuff.
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 21 Sep 21, 09:03 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,814
Posted By Pinchy
My view is simple - "You're having it."

My view is simple - "You're having it."
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 20 Sep 21, 03:25 PM
Replies: 363
Views: 39,392
Posted By Pinchy
When would you say that you turned the corner?

When would you say that you turned the corner?
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 20 Sep 21, 02:18 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 4,286
Posted By Pinchy
On your marks...

On your marks...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 20 Sep 21, 10:26 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,409
Posted By Pinchy
Ahh yes. This will be the PM that was ready to...

Ahh yes. This will be the PM that was ready to let things rip LAST September on the advice of the Great Barrington mental defectives.

Yessir, he sure has a fine track record.

Ha bloody ha.
Forum: General Chat 18 Sep 21, 05:28 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 11,230
Posted By Pinchy
Virgin are plenty busy ferrying US tourists to...

Virgin are plenty busy ferrying US tourists to and fro at the moment.

Don't think it's going to save them tho. Not in the present form anyway.
Forum: General Chat 15 Sep 21, 02:00 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,013
Posted By Pinchy
Not just your area. I had six offers immediately...

Not just your area. I had six offers immediately on a fixer-upper around or at the asking price (high IMO). I was tidying up in the front garden and at least 5 cars stopped to look and 2 people asked...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 15 Sep 21, 09:17 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 4,745
Posted By Pinchy
It's not a different discussion it's the one I...

It's not a different discussion it's the one I wanted when I started the thread.
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 15 Sep 21, 09:14 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 4,745
Posted By Pinchy
People are though.

People are though.
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 15 Sep 21, 09:10 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 4,745
Posted By Pinchy
The point is that we had an opportunity in the...

The point is that we had an opportunity in the summer to burn through more cases but we continued with masks and working from home and advice on distancing.
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 15 Sep 21, 07:26 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 4,745
Posted By Pinchy
England could see big wave of hospitalisations

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-58566235

The policy of running through cases in the summer might not have been fast enough.
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 14 Sep 21, 05:16 PM
Replies: 355
Views: 18,013
Posted By Pinchy
Ha, that reminds me of Noddy Holder at a Leeds...

Ha, that reminds me of Noddy Holder at a Leeds Uni student event where he came on stage zig-zagged to the front and fell head-first into the audience.
Forum: General Chat 14 Sep 21, 08:30 AM
Replies: 146
Views: 12,795
Posted By Pinchy
EPCOT and TRON should just about be done. ...

EPCOT and TRON should just about be done.

There will probably be another 5 Universal and Seaworld parks by then as well.
Forum: General Chat 14 Sep 21, 07:59 AM
Replies: 146
Views: 12,795
Posted By Pinchy
The CDC set, extended and revised restrictions...

The CDC set, extended and revised restrictions based on variants all of which arose in countries allowing high numbers of cases which gave rise to variants.
Forum: General Chat 13 Sep 21, 08:17 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 12,795
Posted By Pinchy
Oops typo there, :blush: I meant summer 2022.

Oops typo there, :blush: I meant summer 2022.
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 13 Sep 21, 07:52 PM
Replies: 366
Views: 16,658
Posted By Pinchy
As a parent you are going to find it equally...

As a parent you are going to find it equally tough whether your child is in ICU because of the vaccine or because of Covid. You may think either that they are there because of something you did do or...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 13 Sep 21, 07:44 PM
Replies: 366
Views: 16,658
Posted By Pinchy
The JCVI already decided there was a marginal...

The JCVI already decided there was a marginal benefit to the individual child.

I was referring to the advice from the CMOs.
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 13 Sep 21, 05:29 PM
Replies: 366
Views: 16,658
Posted By Pinchy
Nothing to do with laziness, it's either trusting...

Nothing to do with laziness, it's either trusting the science or not.

Many don't seem to understand that when a decision is made to recommend vaccination it is because the risk of the disease is...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 13 Sep 21, 03:35 PM
Replies: 366
Views: 16,658
Posted By Pinchy
Science is constantly on the move. At the start...

Science is constantly on the move. At the start the evidence was shaky on masks now it is certain so the policy changes. Same for vaccines.

As I understand it the case for children was always...
Forum: General Chat 13 Sep 21, 03:29 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 12,795
Posted By Pinchy
Given their current stance and how Covid has...

Given their current stance and how Covid has developed in the UK I think that the US will wait until we can get through a winter and spring without cases running away again. The models suggest that...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 12 Sep 21, 05:11 PM
Replies: 304
Views: 23,928
Posted By Pinchy
I was aware that the percentage sequenced was...

I was aware that the percentage sequenced was always low but was really surprised that it had reduced when we are supposed to be on the lookout for nasty variants.
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 12 Sep 21, 04:20 PM
Replies: 304
Views: 23,928
Posted By Pinchy
Do you have a source for the reduced sequencing?

Do you have a source for the reduced sequencing?
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 12 Sep 21, 03:40 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 13,412
Posted By Pinchy
I did for a short time a long time ago, my OH...

I did for a short time a long time ago, my OH does. It now consumes much more of my life than I would like. I have friends who are doctors and scientists who work in the NHS and NHS directors. I've...
Forum: General Chat 12 Sep 21, 03:37 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,605
Posted By Pinchy
That's how it broke for my daughter. In the end...

That's how it broke for my daughter. In the end meat was just too tasty.
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 12 Sep 21, 03:29 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 13,412
Posted By Pinchy
I'm not saying that it is only under pressure...

I'm not saying that it is only under pressure because of Covid. I disagree that it would have happened anyway without Covid (or some equally rare and catastrophic event).
Forum: General Chat 12 Sep 21, 02:17 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,605
Posted By Pinchy
My daughter went vegetarian for a few weeks when...

My daughter went vegetarian for a few weeks when she was 14 along with a number of her school friends.

I think the odds are that you won't have to worry about vitamins and nutrients for long.
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 12 Sep 21, 01:22 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 13,412
Posted By Pinchy
You say it has highlighted the fragile state of...

You say it has highlighted the fragile state of the NHS. I disagree. I think it has highlighted how we have now decided to run hot with cases. It would not matter how well run and funded the NHS was...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 12 Sep 21, 12:38 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 13,412
Posted By Pinchy
You say yes it would be expected but then say not...

You say yes it would be expected but then say not this year etc. Surely then you mean no, it would not have been expected now without Covid?
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 12 Sep 21, 12:04 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 13,412
Posted By Pinchy
I don't agree about the wiggle room. The system...

I don't agree about the wiggle room. The system is run to capacity for efficiency. I see it simply as the cost of the current freedoms.
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 12 Sep 21, 11:53 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 13,412
Posted By Pinchy
Are you saying that what happened would have been...

Are you saying that what happened would have been expected without Covid? If so then I disagree.
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 12 Sep 21, 10:07 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 13,412
Posted By Pinchy
Yeah I am, I just don't agree that current...

Yeah I am, I just don't agree that current problems are caused by systemic deficiencies.
Forum: General Chat 12 Sep 21, 09:56 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,727
Posted By Pinchy
When we moved into the home I'm in now it had...

When we moved into the home I'm in now it had been fitted out with smart this and that. There is a small room with all the control stuff and it looks like NASA could use it to run a space mission. I...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 12 Sep 21, 09:24 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 13,412
Posted By Pinchy
As I said no country with whatever health system...

As I said no country with whatever health system they have will not be broken by Covid. Not by the immediate cases but by the associated pressures on all parts. So it's not really about HCS it's...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 12 Sep 21, 08:14 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 13,412
Posted By Pinchy
I don't see this sad story as a systemic problem...

I don't see this sad story as a systemic problem with the NHS, but as "living with" Covid. A huge extra pressure that no country will be able to absorb painlessly.
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 11 Sep 21, 10:15 PM
Replies: 555
Views: 52,043
Posted By Pinchy
How about now?

How about now?
Forum: General Chat 10 Sep 21, 05:09 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,034
Posted By Pinchy
I'm sorry to have to tell you MH, but you don't...

I'm sorry to have to tell you MH, but you don't have a wife, or a living room floor, or a living room. Now go with the nurse and she'll help you to get back into bed.
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