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Old Apr 18th 2020, 8:58 am
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I’ve always thought that people who build their mailbox into a masonry installation are complete twats. Mailboxes are close to the road, and for safety, should give way if a vehicle hits them.
That is my cheque, and thus that is my mailbox, but if it wasn't my mailbox, I might defend said masonry mailbox owner by saying that my other pretend mailbox is on our property and that while I have to go on to the sidewalk to collect the mail, I am (would be) about six feet away from the road, sidewalk plus grass verge, possibly eight feet. Maybe this person in the photo, who is me, but we will pretend isnt, maybe they have a similar set up.
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Old Apr 18th 2020, 9:17 am
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Originally Posted by kimilseung View Post
That is my cheque, and thus that is my mailbox, but if it wasn't my mailbox, I might defend said masonry mailbox owner by saying that my other pretend mailbox is on our property and that while I have to go on to the sidewalk to collect the mail, I am (would be) about six feet away from the road, sidewalk plus grass verge, possibly eight feet. Maybe this person in the photo, who is me, but we will pretend isnt, maybe they have a similar set up.
I‘m really sorry, I didn’t realise that was your photo and your mailbox. I should have been more careful before shooting off my smartass post. I apologize.
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Old Apr 18th 2020, 9:20 am
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I‘m really sorry, I didn’t realise that was your photo and your mailbox. I should have been more careful before shooting off my smartass post. I apologize.
You're a scholar AND a gentleman
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Old Apr 18th 2020, 9:22 am
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Originally Posted by kimilseung View Post
That is my cheque, and thus that is my mailbox, but if it wasn't my mailbox, I might defend said masonry mailbox owner by saying that my other pretend mailbox is on our property and that while I have to go on to the sidewalk to collect the mail, I am (would be) about six feet away from the road, sidewalk plus grass verge, possibly eight feet. Maybe this person in the photo, who is me, but we will pretend isnt, maybe they have a similar set up.
Another gentleman, an excellent response
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Old Apr 18th 2020, 9:28 am
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Originally Posted by Lion in Winter View Post
There go those swarms of refugees again......

https://www.theguardian.com/global-d...box=1587121701
As we know - they are all doctors (or builders).
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Old Apr 18th 2020, 8:14 pm
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Just to point out for any concerned citizens, that it is in fact not my mail box. Just a little playful rhetoric to back up my photoshop job, by pretending it wasn't a photoshop job.
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Old Apr 18th 2020, 8:37 pm
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I didn’t realise one of the symptoms was a red rash around the neck.
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Old Apr 19th 2020, 9:23 am
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A damning article for the Government (esp. Johnson who went missing a few times)
A free to read copy of the Times article everyone is talking about.

It seems they even sent PPE to China in February.

https://archive.is/20200418182037/ht...ster-hq3b9tlgh
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A damning article for the Government (esp. Johnson who went missing a few times)
A free to read copy of the Times article everyone is talking about.

It seems they even sent PPE to China in February.

https://archive.is/20200418182037/ht...ster-hq3b9tlgh
Thank you for posting this report----horrifying read.

However the WHO also made similar mistakes in their initial advice particularly regarding international travel. Much as I dislike Trump he is correct in much that he has said about WHO!!

PS (Devi Sridhar---how much she has achieved in her 30s!! She has praised the actions of India's Modi in his lockdown actions, although that is now going wrong due to the usual religious activists refusal to obey instructions similar to many in USA!)

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Thank you for posting this report----horrifying read.

However the WHO also made similar mistakes in their initial advice particularly regarding international travel. Much as I dislike Trump he is correct in much that he has said about WHO!!

PS (Devi Sridhar---how much she has achieved in her 30s!! She has praised the actions of India's Modi in his lockdown actions, although that is now going wrong due to the usual religious activists refusal to obey instructions similar to many in USA!)
Let's concentrate on the Government
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Old Apr 19th 2020, 10:55 am
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Breathtaking, isn't it?

A catalogue of errors, compounded by recent history in the form of austerity and the unmentionable, breast-beating over the latter taking precedence over the looming catastrophe.
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Let's concentrate on the Government
This is a global pandemic, we need to at least view other governments to learn from their failures or successes and the reasons for both.
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Originally Posted by Annetje View Post
A damning article for the Government (esp. Johnson who went missing a few times)
A free to read copy of the Times article everyone is talking about.

It seems they even sent PPE to China in February.

https://archive.is/20200418182037/ht...ster-hq3b9tlgh
Decent Brits trying to help globally.
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Breathtaking, isn't it?

A catalogue of errors, compounded by recent history in the form of austerity and the unmentionable, breast-beating over the latter taking precedence over the looming catastrophe.
Compounded by the repeated delays in Brexit caused by the remainiac elites.

The training to prepare key workers for a pandemic had been put on hold for two years while contingency planning was diverted to deal with a possible no-deal Brexit.
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