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Old Mar 20th 2020, 4:45 pm
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Originally Posted by BristolUK View Post
Coronavirus logic

I recommend everyone move into one of these pubs as they are clearly safe zones and virus free.
I'm guessing that you've never actually been into a Wetherspoons pub?
The stickiness of th carpet probably makes the number of customers self-limiting.......
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Old Mar 20th 2020, 4:52 pm
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Walking through the park, a middle aged guy walking on the footpath was splitting every couple of yards.

besides being a filthy habit, hasn’t he heard of COVID19?
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Old Mar 20th 2020, 4:53 pm
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Originally Posted by macliam View Post
I'm guessing that you've never actually been into a Wetherspoons pub?
The stickiness of th carpet probably makes the number of customers self-limiting.......
I loved the Wetherspoons in New Brighton, it was always very clean inside and had a huge outdoor seating area overlooking the prom and the Mersey. Live music on weekends too, a wonderful way to pass a summer day
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Old Mar 20th 2020, 4:57 pm
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Originally Posted by BristolUK View Post
Coronavirus logic

I recommend everyone move into one of these pubs as they are clearly safe zones and virus free.
Jeez - that bloke's an idiot.
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Old Mar 20th 2020, 5:18 pm
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Originally Posted by macliam View Post
I'm guessing that you've never actually been into a Wetherspoons pub?
The stickiness of th carpet probably makes the number of customers self-limiting.......
The Commercial Rooms on Corn St was a regular. Magic Box (former cinema) on Cheltenham road and very occasionally - like once - the Robert Fitzharding in Bedminster.
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Old Mar 20th 2020, 5:22 pm
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Originally Posted by jimenato View Post
Jeez - that bloke's an idiot.
Be fair. He did say "I’m obviously not an expert"
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Old Mar 20th 2020, 5:25 pm
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Originally Posted by spouse of scouse View Post
I loved the Wetherspoons in New Brighton, it was always very clean inside and had a huge outdoor seating area overlooking the prom and the Mersey. Live music on weekends too, a wonderful way to pass a summer day
The one in Portsmouth that I went to on my last visit was...........traditional
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Old Mar 20th 2020, 5:28 pm
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A cruise ship docked in Sydney and it's 2,700 passengers were turnstiled out and scattered across Sydney with no checks, only for authorities to belatedly realise there had been a COVID-19 outbreak on board and now they need to find out where all these people went.

How dumb can we possibly be. How long have we known cruise ships were a problem, and I thought the cruise ship ban had come into effect? No checks, really?
After the cruise ship situation in Japan, why aren't all cruises banned. And what the hell is it with people thinking it is safe to go on a cruise right now.
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Old Mar 20th 2020, 5:33 pm
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https://www.hsj.co.uk/news/hospitals...027189.article

Apparently they’ve run out of critical care capacity in certain hospitals in North London.
“The thing people aren’t really talking about yet is that we are going to have to quickly agree some clinical thresholds for admissions to intensive care. This is what the Italians have had to do, and whether it’s set at 60 or whatever, we are going to have to do something similar. There’s no way we’re going to be able to scale up to the level we need otherwise.

“The trusts in outer London seem to be hit much worse at the moment, probably about two weeks ahead of the rest of the country. Barnet, Lewisham and Greenwich, Epsom and St Helier, North Middlesex and Hillingdon are all struggling.
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Old Mar 20th 2020, 5:36 pm
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Originally Posted by Boomhauer View Post
After the cruise ship situation in Japan, why aren't all cruises banned. ....
They should be requisitioned for use as hospitals - kill two birds with one stone.
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Old Mar 20th 2020, 5:44 pm
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They should be requisitioned for use as hospitals - kill two birds with one stone.

Plague ships.
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Old Mar 20th 2020, 5:49 pm
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Originally Posted by robin1234 View Post
https://www.hsj.co.uk/news/hospitals...027189.article
Apparently they’ve run out of critical care capacity in certain hospitals in North London.
Now the grim reality arrives. Tired overworked hospital staff of all grades, last minute PPE issued today, and the media cheer-leaders still bigging-up pipe-dream ideas of a quick 'win'. Italy #2 imo.
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Old Mar 20th 2020, 5:49 pm
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Originally Posted by Lion in Winter View Post
Plague ships.
Use them for quarantine.
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Originally Posted by robin1234 View Post
https://www.hsj.co.uk/news/hospitals...027189.article
Apparently they’ve run out of critical care capacity in certain hospitals in North London.
Now the grim reality strikes. Tired overworked hospital staff of all grades, last minute PPE issued today, and the media cheer-leaders still bigging-up pipe-dream ideas of a quick 'win'. Italy #2 imo.
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Old Mar 20th 2020, 5:59 pm
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Originally Posted by Lion in Winter View Post
Plague ships.
They already are, I honestly think all cruise ship and commercial flights should of been canceled by now. Let the military repatriate folk to their various nations and test folk before departure.

Air Freight should continue as long as their are no deadhead passengers .
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