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Forum: Food, Wine, Cooking & Eating 30 May 20, 01:32 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 678
Posted By Bozza
"Fit Wine" has been a thing in the US for quite a...

"Fit Wine" has been a thing in the US for quite a while now >>> https://www.fitvinewine.com/pages/about-us
Forum: General Chat 29 May 20, 09:52 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,118
Posted By Bozza
Well the crux is, as per the OP, whether you are...

Well the crux is, as per the OP, whether you are going on a "Disney trip". Like part of my response, above, you've answered about a "Florida (no Disney/no parks) trip".

They're not the same thing.
Forum: General Chat 29 May 20, 09:50 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,118
Posted By Bozza
For a parks holiday - no. It would be so far...

For a parks holiday - no. It would be so far removed from the numerous parks holidays we've been so fortunate to enjoy. I really wouldn't want to experience "new Disney", as will be the re-opening...
Forum: Current Issues Forum 12 May 20, 10:25 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 8,674
Posted By Bozza
U ok hun x

U ok hun x
Forum: Current Issues Forum 12 May 20, 09:34 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,440
Posted By Bozza
But there IS massively increased risk... Sir...

But there IS massively increased risk...

Sir Patrick Vallance, the chief scientific adviser: "The situation in outdoor environment is that the risk is really low. The 2m distancing is based on a...
Forum: Current Issues Forum 12 May 20, 09:18 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 8,674
Posted By Bozza
I've got no interest in political point-scoring...

I've got no interest in political point-scoring in any shape or form.

Anyone tasked with trying to steer millions of people through this in the best (or least worst) possible way has a job the...
Forum: Current Issues Forum 12 May 20, 12:03 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 8,674
Posted By Bozza
It's perfectly possible for two (or more)...

It's perfectly possible for two (or more) governments to get it wrong.

It was being portrayed that Sturgeon had played a blinder whilst BoJo had royally stuffed up.

I was merely highlighting...
Forum: Current Issues Forum 11 May 20, 11:16 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 8,674
Posted By Bozza
That comment hasn't aged very well today,...

That comment hasn't aged very well today, unfortunately...

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-52617895
Forum: Current Issues Forum 11 May 20, 01:36 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 8,674
Posted By Bozza
In most cases, they have been exactly the same. ...

In most cases, they have been exactly the same.

And the difference in approach right now, as stated by Nicola Sturgeon in the last few minutes, is due to the different spread of the virus across...
Forum: Current Issues Forum 11 May 20, 10:47 AM
Replies: 316
Views: 19,044
Posted By Bozza
Given some of the "relaxing" that has clearly...

Given some of the "relaxing" that has clearly taken place in certain quarters with regard to the rules, I think a refresh was required in order to try and get people to sit up and take notice again...
Forum: Current Issues Forum 9 May 20, 01:27 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,957
Posted By Bozza
You'd hope most people would do the right thing...

You'd hope most people would do the right thing and not need to be "enforced", right?

As with social distancing, decent people will to the right thing for the benefit of wider society. There will...
Forum: Current Issues Forum 9 May 20, 01:23 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,021
Posted By Bozza
Garden centres tend to have a lot of outdoor...

Garden centres tend to have a lot of outdoor space and their indoor space is often far more airy and spacious than conventional shops.

That'd be my guess anyway.
Forum: Current Issues Forum 9 May 20, 10:11 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,334
Posted By Bozza
It's absolutely because testing has increased. ...

It's absolutely because testing has increased.

If you could test all 66m people in the UK simultaneously today, you'd see a massive spike in cases, because you'd detect all of the mild and...
Forum: Current Issues Forum 9 May 20, 09:54 AM
Replies: 289
Views: 24,532
Posted By Bozza
Johns Hopkins University, who are tracking this...

Johns Hopkins University, who are tracking this as well as anyone in the world, currently have 275,067 deaths from 3,951,905 cases. That's a shade under 7% of people dying.

Now, I completely...
Forum: Current Issues Forum 9 May 20, 09:45 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,334
Posted By Bozza
Deaths ARE going down. We are given, daily,...

Deaths ARE going down.

We are given, daily, a number of new deaths, and the implication is that those are the number of people who lost their lives in the last 24 hours. That is NOT the case.
...
Forum: Current Issues Forum 9 May 20, 09:36 AM
Replies: 289
Views: 24,532
Posted By Bozza
We're going over old ground, but "the small...

We're going over old ground, but "the small minority who require hospitalisation" quickly becomes a very big number of people in a population of 66m given the rate of viral spread, leading to...
Forum: Current Issues Forum 9 May 20, 09:34 AM
Replies: 289
Views: 24,532
Posted By Bozza
No great surprise here. On the numerous...

No great surprise here.

On the numerous "will you still go?" threads which contained many bullish "If my flight is going I'll be on it!" responses, I repeatedly posed two questions...

- What...
Forum: Current Issues Forum 5 May 20, 04:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 834
Posted By Bozza
It's essentially old news if you read the...

It's essentially old news if you read the article.

The "mutated version" is the one that has already spread far and wide.
Forum: Current Issues Forum 5 May 20, 02:53 PM
Replies: 440
Views: 60,580
Posted By Bozza
I doubt it's about looking to compete head-on...

I doubt it's about looking to compete head-on with BA at LHR, more consolidating London operations to a single site to help manage costs, which makes perfect sense when fewer planes are going to be...
Forum: General Chat 29 Apr 20, 12:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 267
Posted By Bozza
Twenty seven.

Twenty seven.
Forum: Current Issues Forum 21 Apr 20, 10:08 AM
Replies: 245
Views: 36,187
Posted By Bozza
Savannah, Georgia, Mayor Van Johnson said Gov...

Savannah, Georgia, Mayor Van Johnson said Gov. Brian Kemp's decision to allow some businesses in the state to reopen as early as Friday is "not based in any type of science or best practices."

"I...
Forum: Current Issues Forum 21 Apr 20, 10:01 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 13,859
Posted By Bozza
It's really not. Delta are haemorrhaging cash at...

It's really not. Delta are haemorrhaging cash at the rate of $60m/day - that's $5.5bn per quarter.

They are on life support themselves.
Forum: Current Issues Forum 21 Apr 20, 09:58 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 6,114
Posted By Bozza
Is this the same Donald Trump who said that when...

Is this the same Donald Trump who said that when he shutdown flights from China, he heard people went to Italy instead, which explains the explosion of infections in Italy?

Shall we examine that?...
Forum: Current Issues Forum 21 Apr 20, 09:19 AM
Replies: 270
Views: 24,793
Posted By Bozza
Going back to the point about social distancing...

Going back to the point about social distancing working, or not, and the surprise that some expressed in the lag between infection and death, there seems to be growing belief that deaths in the UK...
Forum: Current Issues Forum 20 Apr 20, 11:54 PM
Replies: 245
Views: 36,187
Posted By Bozza
Only some business types and bars, nightclubs,...

Only some business types and bars, nightclubs, amusement parks and performance venues will remain closed.

And let's not forget it was Brian Kemp, the governor of Georgia, who only a few weeks ago...
Forum: Disneyland Paris Trip Planning 20 Apr 20, 12:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,244
Posted By Bozza
It's not a technicality though, is it? It's...

It's not a technicality though, is it?

It's like me saying "According to the Dibb..." when referring to a post someone on here has made. It wouldn't be according to the Dibb at all, it would be...
Forum: Current Issues Forum 18 Apr 20, 12:34 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,968
Posted By Bozza
1.3%, give or take.

1.3%, give or take.
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 18 Apr 20, 12:26 PM
Replies: 304
Views: 55,789
Posted By Bozza
No it hasn't opened all beaches. No they...

No it hasn't opened all beaches.

No they weren't packed.

Some Florida residents returned to the beaches Friday after Gov. Ron DeSantis gave the green light to reopen parts of the coast despite...
Forum: Current Issues Forum 18 Apr 20, 12:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 949
Posted By Bozza
I think you could make a case that most indoor...

I think you could make a case that most indoor rides would be OK as you tend to be in a carriage with family members with some distancing from others.

Queue systems for these rides are more of a...
Forum: Current Issues Forum 18 Apr 20, 11:47 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 949
Posted By Bozza
Sounds similar to something I posted elsewhere...

Sounds similar to something I posted elsewhere...

Some indications of what they may change in this article >>>...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 18 Apr 20, 11:34 AM
Replies: 304
Views: 55,789
Posted By Bozza
Indeed. Some indications of what they may...

Indeed.

Some indications of what they may change in this article >>>...
Forum: Current Issues Forum 18 Apr 20, 11:28 AM
Replies: 270
Views: 24,793
Posted By Bozza
I can't speak for DIY stores - I've not been to...

I can't speak for DIY stores - I've not been to one, and didn't even know they were open, but the roads here in Sussex are deserted.

I run once a day and because of where I live, my run often...
Forum: Current Issues Forum 18 Apr 20, 10:44 AM
Replies: 270
Views: 24,793
Posted By Bozza
Google's mobility reports provide a very good...

Google's mobility reports provide a very good overview of how populations have changed their behaviour.

Main page here >>> https://www.google.com/covid19/mobility/

UK report here >>>...
Forum: Current Issues Forum 17 Apr 20, 03:44 PM
Replies: 270
Views: 24,793
Posted By Bozza
As I said, there will be exceptions across a...

As I said, there will be exceptions across a group of 66 million people. But, overall, social interactions are massively down.

Scientists used an online survey to ask 1,300 people in Britain to...
Forum: Current Issues Forum 17 Apr 20, 03:21 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 6,194
Posted By Bozza
1. They turfed out a load of people from hospital...

1. They turfed out a load of people from hospital at the outset of this, who would otherwise have remained convalescing in hospital for a while longer.

2. There was clearly genuine concern, based...
Forum: Current Issues Forum 17 Apr 20, 02:27 PM
Replies: 270
Views: 24,793
Posted By Bozza
We're going round in circles. It absolutely IS...

We're going round in circles. It absolutely IS working already, as our government advisors are telling us daily.

Yes, there will be people who are still having a lot of contact because their job...
Forum: Current Issues Forum 17 Apr 20, 02:25 PM
Replies: 270
Views: 24,793
Posted By Bozza
It's concerning that people are missing what the...

It's concerning that people are missing what the UK government's advisors have been saying daily for at least a week now, eg 9th April...
Forum: Current Issues Forum 17 Apr 20, 02:15 PM
Replies: 270
Views: 24,793
Posted By Bozza
It can take two weeks for symptoms to show from...

It can take two weeks for symptoms to show from point of infection.

it can take 7-10 days for symptoms to reach the point of hospitalisation being required.

Someone could then take from several...
Forum: Current Issues Forum 17 Apr 20, 02:13 PM
Replies: 270
Views: 24,793
Posted By Bozza
It is aggregated across large populations. So,...

It is aggregated across large populations. So, yes, some people may not have reduced social contact much, either through necessity (ie their work) or because they are an I'm-alright-Jack.

But,...
Forum: Current Issues Forum 17 Apr 20, 02:09 PM
Replies: 270
Views: 24,793
Posted By Bozza
You say you get it but you don't. The people...

You say you get it but you don't.

The people dying today will have contracted the virus 4 weeks or so ago.

Thus, we won't see the benefit of social distancing on death stats for a while.
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