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Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum Yesterday, 04:05 PM
Replies: 185
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Posted By Pinchy
I get the point which is why I was confused that...

I get the point which is why I was confused that the quote was the only thing noted. It didn't make sense to me.
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum Yesterday, 02:35 PM
Replies: 185
Views: 11,861
Posted By Pinchy
An Inspector Calls wasn't Oscar Wilde.

An Inspector Calls wasn't Oscar Wilde.
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum Yesterday, 02:29 PM
Replies: 747
Views: 52,812
Posted By Pinchy
As it was described to me, "like having your...

As it was described to me, "like having your front door key mangled in a wood chipper and then expecting it to still open your front door."

Still no worries, we've got those masks for shops and...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum Yesterday, 10:24 AM
Replies: 9,697
Views: 915,834
Posted By Pinchy
No need to worry. The government have...

No need to worry. The government have reintroduced some mask wearing in England. We're saved! :d:
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum Yesterday, 12:20 AM
Replies: 185
Views: 11,861
Posted By Pinchy
Oh dear, fails in the first sentence. :d:

Oh dear, fails in the first sentence. :d:
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum Yesterday, 12:15 AM
Replies: 747
Views: 52,812
Posted By Pinchy
This will be the same hell of a lot of people...

This will be the same hell of a lot of people that were telling us before the last 2 lockdowns that they would not be tolerated. Well they were dead wrong both times.
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 28 Nov 21, 10:49 PM
Replies: 185
Views: 11,861
Posted By Pinchy
Mrs P just said she was "Off to get a bit of O". ...

Mrs P just said she was "Off to get a bit of O".

Imagine my relief when instead of going out to meet some secret lover for oral sex she just wanted to visit Waitrose one last time without her mask...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 28 Nov 21, 09:26 PM
Replies: 747
Views: 52,812
Posted By Pinchy
Yeah, lets go with that.

Yeah, lets go with that.
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 28 Nov 21, 09:23 PM
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Views: 52,812
Posted By Pinchy
Factually correct though.

Factually correct though.
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 28 Nov 21, 08:46 PM
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Views: 52,812
Posted By Pinchy
Oh really? That might be Boris' next...

Oh really?

That might be Boris' next initiative. Get all cases to go abroad.
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 28 Nov 21, 08:42 PM
Replies: 747
Views: 52,812
Posted By Pinchy
UK Omicron cases up 50% today!

UK Omicron cases up 50% today!
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 27 Nov 21, 10:37 PM
Replies: 747
Views: 52,812
Posted By Pinchy
This new variant looks hard but is it a Vinny...

This new variant looks hard but is it a Vinny Jones or a Ross Kemp?

Find out when the hospitalizations start rolling in.
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 27 Nov 21, 05:47 PM
Replies: 747
Views: 52,812
Posted By Pinchy
If it's more infectious and less dangerous we can...

If it's more infectious and less dangerous we can shut the Coronavirus Section and all get back to normal.
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 27 Nov 21, 05:14 PM
Replies: 747
Views: 52,812
Posted By Pinchy
"And now live from Peppa Pig World... "

"And now live from Peppa Pig World... "
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 27 Nov 21, 03:08 PM
Replies: 747
Views: 52,812
Posted By Pinchy
Boris will have them on a bus tour, pressing the...

Boris will have them on a bus tour, pressing the flesh and breathing over everyone without a mask.
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 27 Nov 21, 09:33 AM
Replies: 747
Views: 52,812
Posted By Pinchy
I won't be taking too much interest until we...

I won't be taking too much interest until we start to see vaccinated people being admitted to hospital with the Omicron variant.
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 26 Nov 21, 05:22 PM
Replies: 9,697
Views: 915,834
Posted By Pinchy
If it turns out to be more transmissible and less...

If it turns out to be more transmissible and less deadly then I'm serious. If not then I'm not.
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 26 Nov 21, 05:18 PM
Replies: 9,697
Views: 915,834
Posted By Pinchy
That new variant will soon knock Delta into a...

That new variant will soon knock Delta into a heap and the cases will be zero.

So that's good news.
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 26 Nov 21, 05:06 PM
Replies: 9,697
Views: 915,834
Posted By Pinchy
50,091 cases recorded today.

50,091 cases recorded today.
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 26 Nov 21, 12:54 PM
Replies: 747
Views: 52,812
Posted By Pinchy
They still waited 24 hrs. During 9-11 planes were...

They still waited 24 hrs. During 9-11 planes were turned around almost mid-Atlantic. That only killed 3000 people.
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 24 Nov 21, 11:02 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,027
Posted By Pinchy
I didn't have a preference and got Pfizer...

I didn't have a preference and got Pfizer following on from my 2 AZs. Never had any reaction to a vaccine before but the Pfizer gave me a rock solid heavy arm I couldn't sleep on, elevated...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 24 Nov 21, 09:31 AM
Replies: 9,697
Views: 915,834
Posted By Pinchy
Don't you think that might be pertinent to the...

Don't you think that might be pertinent to the question asked?
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 24 Nov 21, 08:44 AM
Replies: 9,697
Views: 915,834
Posted By Pinchy
Lets say 70% of those now routinely testing also...

Lets say 70% of those now routinely testing also test as per the new testing advice. What do you think the uptake will be amongst the rest?
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 23 Nov 21, 10:52 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 5,749
Posted By Pinchy
I know how we can get everyone to use an LFT...

I know how we can get everyone to use an LFT every day by putting an extra line on the test for a chance at a daily 1M instant jackpot.
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 23 Nov 21, 10:46 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 5,749
Posted By Pinchy
You don't think the pandemic will end then? ...

You don't think the pandemic will end then?

Well there's always a first time I suppose.
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 23 Nov 21, 10:42 PM
Replies: 9,697
Views: 915,834
Posted By Pinchy
When I said that I also said that I thought the...

When I said that I also said that I thought the government had learned the lesson about controlling cases and not tipping over into lockdowns. It hasn't.

Bloody hell how many times does it take.
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 23 Nov 21, 08:08 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 5,749
Posted By Pinchy
Yes vaccinations and vaccination passports. I...

Yes vaccinations and vaccination passports. I hope that happens but in the meantime I think Covid still has enough in the tank to be able to lock us down one more time if we're not careful. IMO we...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 23 Nov 21, 07:58 PM
Replies: 9,697
Views: 915,834
Posted By Pinchy
If you look at the age demographic they should be...

If you look at the age demographic they should be even better vaccinated than the UK. The population is not relevant if you correct for it's size and the native population is almost all triple...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 23 Nov 21, 07:54 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 5,749
Posted By Pinchy
It's very simple. We either control it with...

It's very simple. We either control it with interventions like masks and testing or we use lockdowns. Then where is your self employed contractor?

I think in the event the majority will see sense...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 23 Nov 21, 07:44 PM
Replies: 9,697
Views: 915,834
Posted By Pinchy
They have. That's the point. They are much better...

They have. That's the point. They are much better vaccinated than we are yet still having problems.
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 23 Nov 21, 07:41 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 5,749
Posted By Pinchy
You can pass it on when you have no signs and...

You can pass it on when you have no signs and symptoms. This is worse when so many are vaccinated and less likely to show.
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 23 Nov 21, 07:21 PM
Replies: 9,697
Views: 915,834
Posted By Pinchy
But these are the same people going in and out...

But these are the same people going in and out and vaccinated like any other Spanish person at a minimum. The last figures I found ( a while ago) including migrant workers placed Gibraltar the same...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 23 Nov 21, 06:37 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 5,749
Posted By Pinchy
The test itself is simple and very reliable for a...

The test itself is simple and very reliable for a test of it's type.

They have improved but it was a scandal that they were dismissed and not used early on in the pandemic when we were working...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 23 Nov 21, 06:18 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 5,749
Posted By Pinchy
Try a bit of joined up thinking here. Entire...

Try a bit of joined up thinking here.

Entire schools aren't closed. Testing means that entire schools don't have to close because an outbreak is either prevented or not allowed to spread. I've...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 23 Nov 21, 10:20 AM
Replies: 9,697
Views: 915,834
Posted By Pinchy
I thought that the majority of those workers had...

I thought that the majority of those workers had been vaccinated back in the spring.
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 23 Nov 21, 09:54 AM
Replies: 9,697
Views: 915,834
Posted By Pinchy
I took out the agree bit because I agreed about...

I took out the agree bit because I agreed about the principle but not so much the execution. It was badly worded.
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 22 Nov 21, 11:10 PM
Replies: 9,697
Views: 915,834
Posted By Pinchy
I don't know about masterstroke but I agree with...

I don't know about masterstroke but I agree with the logic of allowing more infection but it needs to be over by the winter season.

If cases are now steady around 40K. they don't even have to go...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 22 Nov 21, 01:19 PM
Replies: 204
Views: 14,492
Posted By Pinchy
My post was the sarcastic one.

My post was the sarcastic one.
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 22 Nov 21, 01:07 PM
Replies: 204
Views: 14,492
Posted By Pinchy
Not a fan of sarcasm then. Okay, noted. :grin:

Not a fan of sarcasm then. Okay, noted. :grin:
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 22 Nov 21, 10:58 AM
Replies: 204
Views: 14,492
Posted By Pinchy
Poor old AZ is getting a kicking. Okay so it's...

Poor old AZ is getting a kicking. Okay so it's not the best. I had to travel economy once. It's wasn't very nice. I couldn't even lie flat to go to sleep but I got to my destination alive and that's...
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