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Forum: Coronavirus Discussion Forum Yesterday, 10:06 PM
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Posted By tspill
I know. The 12% numbers include those they...

I know. The 12% numbers include those they believe are related to CV. The 88% are where CV they believe didn't play a part.
At least that is my understanding.
If this does turn out to be the case...
Forum: Coronavirus Discussion Forum Yesterday, 10:02 PM
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Posted By tspill
Absolutely this! People have suffered much...

Absolutely this!
People have suffered much worse before.
Forum: Coronavirus Discussion Forum Yesterday, 09:35 PM
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Views: 4,309
Posted By tspill
In Italy the 12% includes pneumonia. It includes...

In Italy the 12% includes pneumonia. It includes deaths related to CV.
Forum: Coronavirus Discussion Forum Yesterday, 08:46 PM
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Posted By tspill
I agree, we are VERY resilient and adaptable. ...

I agree, we are VERY resilient and adaptable.
Also, while this will be bad, I dont believe it will be as bad as some are saying (and I am the ultimate pessimist).
I think if the plan works and we...
Forum: Coronavirus Discussion Forum Yesterday, 06:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 464
Posted By tspill
So I think these refer to us as customers...

So I think these refer to us as customers cancelling.
But if the airline cancels they must provide a refund if that's what you want?
Forum: Coronavirus Discussion Forum Yesterday, 06:54 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 15,008
Posted By tspill
This is something I have experienced more than...

This is something I have experienced more than before. I say Hi to everyone I walk by. Many dont even acknowledge it. How hard is it to be a bit more friendly and respond to a greeting? Amazing.
Forum: Coronavirus Discussion Forum Yesterday, 06:43 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,963
Posted By tspill
I can imagine things getting pretty hot on that...

I can imagine things getting pretty hot on that thread when it comes.

I hadn't read anything at all political as I have been reading the thread through the day until BF made a point of mentioning...
Forum: Coronavirus Discussion Forum Yesterday, 06:39 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,309
Posted By tspill
But remember, the death numbers are often deaths...

But remember, the death numbers are often deaths WITH the virus. Not necessarily deaths FROM or related to the virus. The Italians reckon the numbers are 12% that are directly related to the virus...
Forum: Coronavirus Discussion Forum Yesterday, 06:35 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,963
Posted By tspill
You still haven't answered as to why you think it...

You still haven't answered as to why you think it is political? Just discussing the government and what they do isnt necessarily political.
Forum: Coronavirus Discussion Forum Yesterday, 06:33 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,963
Posted By tspill
I dont agree at all - where are the politics in...

I dont agree at all - where are the politics in this? Just because it is a discussion on the government doesnt make it political.
This thread is about CV19. Not sure what you are reading?
No one...
Forum: Coronavirus Discussion Forum Yesterday, 06:03 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,963
Posted By tspill
I guess you can chose not to read it? Why do...

I guess you can chose not to read it?
Why do you think it is about politics? It is about whether we should provide aid to others to help with their CV problems.
Forum: Coronavirus Discussion Forum Yesterday, 05:25 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,309
Posted By tspill
I am spending as much time in the "spacing" bit...

I am spending as much time in the "spacing" bit as I can get away with.
Forum: Coronavirus Discussion Forum Yesterday, 05:21 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 15,008
Posted By tspill
And this is the point. What if we all just pick...

And this is the point. What if we all just pick and chose which of the rules we wanted to adhere to? Let's just go and meet who we want.
Everyone is having to suffer here because of the rules. ...
Forum: General Chat Yesterday, 05:02 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 2,009
Posted By tspill
Seems a very small glass :).

Seems a very small glass :).
Forum: Coronavirus Discussion Forum Yesterday, 05:00 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 15,008
Posted By tspill
But what if we all thought like that?

But what if we all thought like that?
Forum: Coronavirus Discussion Forum Yesterday, 04:58 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,309
Posted By tspill
Ah. Another good excuse to put off starting the...

Ah. Another good excuse to put off starting the decorating. Need to pace myself.
Forum: Food, Wine, Cooking & Eating Yesterday, 04:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 321
Posted By tspill
Chicken, bacon and leeks. We dry fry the bacon,...

Chicken, bacon and leeks. We dry fry the bacon, the the leeks and chicken in the residue/fat that comes from the bacon.
Basic white sauce - flour/butter - then add milk.
Mix it all up in a bowl. ...
Forum: Coronavirus Discussion Forum Yesterday, 03:51 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,309
Posted By tspill
peak and plateau are often the same thing. A...

peak and plateau are often the same thing. A plateau being a drawn out flat peak. And I think that is what is expected here.
Forum: Coronavirus Discussion Forum Yesterday, 03:49 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,309
Posted By tspill
So the question is why dont you think this? ...

So the question is why dont you think this?
Firstly, the measures taken were to flatten the peak, so surly the expectation is that a flatter peak by definition will last longer at a lower level?...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida Yesterday, 03:29 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,066
Posted By tspill
Thank you!

Thank you!
Forum: Coronavirus Discussion Forum Yesterday, 03:22 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,963
Posted By tspill
I think that is true for most of us.

I think that is true for most of us.
Forum: Coronavirus Discussion Forum Yesterday, 03:21 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,963
Posted By tspill
We are allowed to agree as well as disagree :)

We are allowed to agree as well as disagree :)
Forum: Coronavirus Discussion Forum Yesterday, 03:12 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,309
Posted By tspill
Well it is good news in that it is less deaths. ...

Well it is good news in that it is less deaths.
But we need to see a trend to be able to answer your question. We have had other single day drops (24/25 March) only for the next day to have a...
Forum: Coronavirus Discussion Forum Yesterday, 03:09 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,963
Posted By tspill
What is interesting is that on other threads...

What is interesting is that on other threads there are many complaining about the stock piling of food etc. for themselves and families. Everyone shouting about sharing stuff around.
But Have the...
Forum: Coronavirus Discussion Forum Yesterday, 02:59 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,963
Posted By tspill
Surly that is exactly the definition of...

Surly that is exactly the definition of "selfish"?
Forum: Coronavirus Discussion Forum Yesterday, 02:55 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,963
Posted By tspill
I agree. While we are in this chaos, we are...

I agree. While we are in this chaos, we are still a very wealthy country compared to others. If we believe we are a world leader, then what better way to lead than to help others less fortunate. ...
Forum: Coronavirus Discussion Forum Yesterday, 02:40 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 6,709
Posted By tspill
I cant see this being the case for long. I...

I cant see this being the case for long.
I think things will settle quite quickly - maybe one or two years.
Forum: Coronavirus Discussion Forum Yesterday, 02:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 262
Posted By tspill
They are likely to tell you to wait until a few...

They are likely to tell you to wait until a few days before you travel.
Forum: Trip Planning Florida Yesterday, 02:34 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,066
Posted By tspill
How do you find the Virgin WhatsApp contact?

How do you find the Virgin WhatsApp contact?
Forum: Coronavirus Discussion Forum Yesterday, 11:39 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,319
Posted By tspill
Will take a look. Every day is a school day. ...

Will take a look. Every day is a school day. This is my OH's car.
My car has an old fashioned proper handbrake :)
Forum: Coronavirus Discussion Forum Yesterday, 11:28 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,319
Posted By tspill
Not sure about yours, but our BMW doesn't...

Not sure about yours, but our BMW doesn't automatically apply the brake. At least I dont think it does - will check.
Forum: Coronavirus Discussion Forum Yesterday, 11:26 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,319
Posted By tspill
CTEK make great chargers for this, constantly...

CTEK make great chargers for this, constantly going through various charge/discharge cycles to not only charge, but condition a battery over long periods of not being used.
Forum: Coronavirus Discussion Forum Yesterday, 11:24 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 6,709
Posted By tspill
But that wont be the case. Basic economics will...

But that wont be the case. Basic economics will ensure there will be competition if this happens. The industry will rebuild itself to suit the economic conditions in which it operates. It may take...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida Yesterday, 10:48 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,768
Posted By tspill
But I am sure this will change in May or June. ...

But I am sure this will change in May or June. When we get into May/June and if we are not out of the woods on CV, then Virgin will then have to cancel trips for July/August and maybe even later. ...
Forum: General Chat Yesterday, 10:40 AM
Replies: 164
Views: 18,650
Posted By tspill
And of course, it was Virgin that was at least...

And of course, it was Virgin that was at least part of the reason that let Flybe go down the tubes. And abused the TC failure with massive price hikes.
While I totally get the employee stress etc...
Forum: Coronavirus Discussion Forum Yesterday, 10:31 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 6,709
Posted By tspill
I think this is where basic economics come into...

I think this is where basic economics come into play.
While people (consumers or business) want to travel by air, there will be airlines. The ultimate size of that industry will be determined bt...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida Yesterday, 10:11 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,087
Posted By tspill
I think you need to be a bit careful here as this...

I think you need to be a bit careful here as this doesn't seem to be the case for all insurance policies.

Each person needs to check their own policy for this as changing and not getting away...
Forum: Coronavirus Discussion Forum 28 Mar 20, 11:26 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 6,709
Posted By tspill
I dont disagree. But let's face it, he wont...

I dont disagree. But let's face it, he wont really care what we think and do what ever he pleases. So to me, if he helps the airline, then fine. If not, then also fine. I have no expectations on...
Forum: Coronavirus Discussion Forum 28 Mar 20, 11:22 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 7,127
Posted By tspill
I am now using a local butchers (and fruit and...

I am now using a local butchers (and fruit and veg shop).
I have always used Tesco. But the quality is vastly better with the local. I mean you wouldn't even think it is the same product at all. ...
Forum: Coronavirus Discussion Forum 28 Mar 20, 11:14 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 6,709
Posted By tspill
Totally agree. I can never understand the...

Totally agree. I can never understand the loyalty I read on here to specific airlines (usually Virgin). They treat customers with utter contempt.
While I absolutely dont want to see any go bust,...
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