PM thanks 500,000 who have signed up to help NHS
25/03/2020 | news | uk | 2,948
The role of volunteers will be "absolutely crucial" in fighting coronavirus, says Boris Johnson.
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25/03/2020 15:28:13 12 7
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Bless all who have got up off their backsides and try to be proactive at this time. --- Thank me by staying inside Telling everyone you know the same You know it wasn't too long ago that I've had 6 months of being called A stupid Racist Silly Poor Northen monkey. Because I voted for brexit. This can cause damage to people. Not me. I'm indestructible ????
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25/03/2020 15:28:32 14 0
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All this altuism and yet round here in St Neots, Cambs, there's still groups of teenagers roaming around - no way they all live in the same house. We need to make this really unacceptable and drive them off the streets (not just the teenagers though they are the largest group)
1203
25/03/2020 15:28:42 11 1
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"Good to see there are still good people who don't just think of themselves ... Hoarders take note." ...and property hoarders (landlords)
25/03/2020 15:23:59 4 0
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1178. Bill Walker @1165 The March Hare "Unfortunately, we are largely a nation of royal sycophants - beats me. " "Isn't it strange that a sizeable portion of those who say they don't like the Royals worship the Kardashians or their favourite "Instagram influencer"? Well you can certainly count me out of either group!
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25/03/2020 15:29:03 3 2
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1182. Posted byThe March Hareon 3 minutes ago 1178. Bill Walker @1165 The March Hare "Unfortunately..... worship the Kardashians or their favourite "Instagram influencer"? For "Instagram influencer", insert unemployed (and probably unemployable), millennial snowflake.
1205
25/03/2020 15:29:23 12 0
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Remember people, idiocy is just as contagious as this virus. If you don't directly know something, just shut up.
25/03/2020 15:35:47 2 1
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1205. Shart Remember people, idiocy is just as contagious as this virus. If you don't directly know something, just shut up. ======= Thanks for your rant. Isolation even with a partner can be stressful. Sometimes living close proximity constantly even with your partner at times can be VERY stressful. Let your anxieties out, discuss it and feel better so Rants are OK. Carry on
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Charles is okay! Long live the parasite. Hope he didn’t have to wait too long for his test. Removed
jk
25/03/2020 15:20:59 2 1
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Are these people being properly vetted seems to me if not there could be pensioners vulnerable if the are not to work in care in scotland you can wait 5 weeks for clearance before u can work
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25/03/2020 15:31:18 4 0
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1183 jk Are these people being properly vetted seems to me if not there could be pensioners vulnerable if the are not to work in care in scotland you can wait 5 weeks for clearance before u can work ====== Social distance rules are in place. Two persons working as a team ensures security. In trying times, rules can be bent (SHOULD not be broken). Safety is still paramount. Correct?
25/03/2020 15:26:21 3 0
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Researchers at Oxford University estimate that up 50% of the UK population may already have been infected with less than 0.01% of people requiring hospitalisation - see article in Financial Times. Universities of Cambridge, Oxford and Kent to start testing with specialised " neutralisation assay - results in a week or so
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25/03/2020 15:32:04 10 1
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@1193 Barbara Researchers at Oxford University estimate that up 50% of the UK population may already have been infected with less than 0.01% of people requiring hospitalisation - see article in Financial Times. ---- If they're right then in a couple of weeks there'll be sufficient immunity in the population that it'll stop spreading. Hope they're right; suspect they're not
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25/03/2020 15:32:25 3 2
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Received My ONE Little Bottle Of Hand Sanitizer From My Work Today - It Really Made Me Feel Safe As House's As A Frontline Health Worker In The Community. I Hope Article Below Is True.. https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/mar/25/uk-coronavirus-mass-home-testing-to-be-made-available-within-days
1210
25/03/2020 15:32:45 9 0
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Well done to one and all. It restores my faith in humanity.
1211
25/03/2020 15:32:45 11 2
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It is times like this when we can see which jobs really matter and keep the country going. Very often the most important ones are at the lowest level, without those nothing higher up would get done, eg hospital domestics / delivery people. Would not be missing bankers at the moment.
1212
25/03/2020 15:33:05 3 16
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Stock markets are flying so confidence is returning. This will all be over in a couple of months.
25/03/2020 15:41:10 7 0
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1212. Spellingmistookshappen Stock markets are flying so confidence is returning. This will all be over in a couple of months. ======== The markets are run by speculators and machine programming. FED has authorised $trillion raise in debt ceiling meaning more PRETEND cash available to cream off the markets. Its rise will suck in the gullible, making millions on THE UP AND THEN DOWN
1213
25/03/2020 15:33:05 11 2
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I hear our American friends are keen to give Andy a test. This one involves strapping a device around his arm and asking him a serious of questions.
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25/03/2020 15:29:35 11 12
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So Charles has fled the scene like his mother and yet she is saying we are all in this together!!! Really! Doesn't sound like that to me
1215
25/03/2020 15:33:56 1 0
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All these volunteers who are demanding that the government pays them their wages. They are better than people who can't volunteer because they have to carry on working for their wage then?
1216
25/03/2020 15:33:56 4 0
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Apparently people who work with the vulnerable will need a current CRB/DSB
1217
25/03/2020 15:34:36 9 0
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Wonderful and uplifting in these difficult times.
25/03/2020 15:29:23 12 0
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Remember people, idiocy is just as contagious as this virus. If you don't directly know something, just shut up.
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25/03/2020 15:35:47 2 1
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1205. Shart Remember people, idiocy is just as contagious as this virus. If you don't directly know something, just shut up. ======= Thanks for your rant. Isolation even with a partner can be stressful. Sometimes living close proximity constantly even with your partner at times can be VERY stressful. Let your anxieties out, discuss it and feel better so Rants are OK. Carry on
1219
25/03/2020 15:35:47 4 3
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Scotland are testing people that don't have any symptoms at all as part of a survalance program Guess HRH was just lucky to be chosen?? (tic)
1220
25/03/2020 15:36:27 9 4
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I and many other retired and 'economically inactive' people have been been volunteering unpaid for years, including in the NHS. Why aren't people who are off work and receiving up to two and half grand a month off the taxpayer, or the self employed who are getting £94 a week plus all the Universal Credit, Housing Benefits etc, not required to volunteer as a condition of getting all this cash?
25/03/2020 15:46:44 3 2
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1220 - Jan Roberts Why? Simply because anyone fit & able to work, but chooses to make a ‘career’ choice of idling their life away on benefits would probably be less than useless as a volunteer?
25/03/2020 15:50:37 5 3
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1220. Jan Roberts “Why aren't people who are off work and receiving up to two and half grand…not required to volunteer as a condition of getting all this cash?” Quite agree. And supermarkets need thousands of temporary staff too, be it in shops or delivering foodstuffs.
1221
25/03/2020 15:37:08 5 9
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The worst thing is that totalitarian states are better at handling these things than we are. In states of war the State runs and controls everything and anything. Went through an army camp yesterday and saw nothing. All vehicles parked up. No sign of life. Society is not really a Tory thing though is it? Indeed I was told there was "no such thing as society" by their most popular leader.
25/03/2020 15:39:59 10 0
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1221 The worst thing is that totalitarian states are better at handling these things than we are. ----- Really? Reading a book on Chernobyl at the moment - not sure that was handled very well!
1222
25/03/2020 15:38:08 9 1
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What. Did folk use before they Invented loo rolls ? Pages of the Daily Mirror, some of us still do when confronted with the Daily Mirror, or more recently the Daily Wail. Sheets hung on a nail in the karzi A tip though, first scrunch it up well, then smooth it out again, makes it kinder on the bum !
25/03/2020 15:41:10 2 0
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1222 Bring back Izal...Sorts the men from the boys.. PS...Other bottom tending material is available.
25/03/2020 15:43:21 5 1
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1222. Posted bydingymanon 3 minutes ago What. Did folk use before they Invented loo rolls ? --- Water. I still do! It's much cleaner.
25/03/2020 15:55:50 9 3
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1222. dingyman What. Did folk use before they Invented loo rolls ? === Ever heard of a bidet or do you think a bidet is for washing your feet??
1223
25/03/2020 15:38:59 6 8
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Labour accused the government of breaking its promise to protect renters hit by the coronavirus crisis Tories promised a "complete ban" on evictions Instead, the measures contained in emergency coronavirus legislation extend the the notice period required to serve before starting eviction proceedings from 2 months to 3 months in most case They love you really these Tories Beth where are you
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AW
25/03/2020 15:39:49 11 1
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The nation really is pulling together in so many ways. The media in their infinite wisdom only seem interested in reporting on the minority of idiots.
25/03/2020 15:49:06 8 1
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1224 Not sure it is a minority. Several people tried to enter the retail outlet I work in even though it’s online orders only!! Ps these weren’t youngster either but the elderly who seem incapable of setting an example!
25/03/2020 15:37:08 5 9
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The worst thing is that totalitarian states are better at handling these things than we are. In states of war the State runs and controls everything and anything. Went through an army camp yesterday and saw nothing. All vehicles parked up. No sign of life. Society is not really a Tory thing though is it? Indeed I was told there was "no such thing as society" by their most popular leader.
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25/03/2020 15:39:59 10 0
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1221 The worst thing is that totalitarian states are better at handling these things than we are. ----- Really? Reading a book on Chernobyl at the moment - not sure that was handled very well!
1226
25/03/2020 15:39:59 12 1
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2 days of being at home, nagged to do DIY, wonder if divorce rates will go through the roof after this....??
25/03/2020 15:52:48 0 1
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1226 Funny you should mention that a friend of mine rang me last night and said to expect to see his name in the paper... "Why?" I asked "When I'm charged with uxoricide!" he replied. He is an Oxford don for crying out loud.
1227
25/03/2020 15:40:50 2 2
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And I don't know about you lot We have to get together more often All I hear is children playing in the garden Everyone on the "outside" is lovely. I half tempted to keep it this way ?? I'm joking....relax ????
25/03/2020 15:38:08 9 1
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What. Did folk use before they Invented loo rolls ? Pages of the Daily Mirror, some of us still do when confronted with the Daily Mirror, or more recently the Daily Wail. Sheets hung on a nail in the karzi A tip though, first scrunch it up well, then smooth it out again, makes it kinder on the bum !
1228
25/03/2020 15:41:10 2 0
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1222 Bring back Izal...Sorts the men from the boys.. PS...Other bottom tending material is available.
25/03/2020 15:33:05 3 16
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Stock markets are flying so confidence is returning. This will all be over in a couple of months.
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25/03/2020 15:41:10 7 0
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1212. Spellingmistookshappen Stock markets are flying so confidence is returning. This will all be over in a couple of months. ======== The markets are run by speculators and machine programming. FED has authorised $trillion raise in debt ceiling meaning more PRETEND cash available to cream off the markets. Its rise will suck in the gullible, making millions on THE UP AND THEN DOWN
1230
25/03/2020 15:42:01 0 1
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your inability to spell speaks volumes
25/03/2020 15:51:47 5 2
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1230. royston your inability to spell speaks volumes ============ ? ? ? ? ? Sentences usually begin with a capital letter. (Y =Your). Sentences usually end with a full stop. (volumes. = period). There is no reference within your comment that pertains your claim. The only word I can infer is "gibberish".
25/03/2020 15:38:08 9 1
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What. Did folk use before they Invented loo rolls ? Pages of the Daily Mirror, some of us still do when confronted with the Daily Mirror, or more recently the Daily Wail. Sheets hung on a nail in the karzi A tip though, first scrunch it up well, then smooth it out again, makes it kinder on the bum !
1231
25/03/2020 15:43:21 5 1
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1222. Posted bydingymanon 3 minutes ago What. Did folk use before they Invented loo rolls ? --- Water. I still do! It's much cleaner.
25/03/2020 15:59:22 2 1
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1231. Posted by Zubin on 8 minutes ago 1222. Posted bydingymanon What. Did folk use before they Invented loo rolls ? --- Water. I still do! It's much cleaner. =========== I do not want my hands to turn blue. ...think about it.
1232
25/03/2020 15:44:52 5 3
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2 days of being at home, nagged to do DIY, --- ****This is NOT medical advice***** I am a northerner I told my partner I was sick. She has since painted the walls. Been burning incense Oil burners And that squirty thing in the bog keeps freaking me out. That is how much sympathy I get haha Thanks babe no wonder I have a dry cough. ?? ????
1233
25/03/2020 15:45:43 10 1
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Front-line NHS clinical staff are not being tested for CV-19, despite being the most exposed to it and work incredibly long hours, often without a break, showing great resilience, dedication and good humour. As they get a pay increment only every THREE years under the Agenda for Change policy, the govt should give them an extra increment as a reward for all their hard work during this time.
25/03/2020 15:50:37 5 1
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1233. And the increment could be paid for by sacking some of the useless, time-serving managers who sit around all day doing nothing. I speak as someone who works for the NHS, albeit in a non-clinical, non-managerial role.
25/03/2020 15:36:27 9 4
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I and many other retired and 'economically inactive' people have been been volunteering unpaid for years, including in the NHS. Why aren't people who are off work and receiving up to two and half grand a month off the taxpayer, or the self employed who are getting £94 a week plus all the Universal Credit, Housing Benefits etc, not required to volunteer as a condition of getting all this cash?
1234
25/03/2020 15:46:44 3 2
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1220 - Jan Roberts Why? Simply because anyone fit & able to work, but chooses to make a ‘career’ choice of idling their life away on benefits would probably be less than useless as a volunteer?
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den
25/03/2020 15:47:54 3 0
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The volunteering process suggests that some sorts of checks are being made. I have an expired CRB check, as my employers no longer required them. Perhaps shops, chemists etc could devise a way to accept payment direct from people we are helping. I would hate to be thought of as exploiting the people that I'm helping.
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25/03/2020 15:47:54 9 1
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I live in a small village - 200 mostly elderly - don't drive. Nearest PO/corner shop 5 miles. Nearest supermarket 10 miles. Our once a week bus service to Exeter has stopped. Nearest route 2 miles+ walk. No bus shelter. Was a bus every 2 hrs - now irregular. So shopping for what I can carry is all day exposure to virus. I hope someone is getting a grip on this or virus survivors will starve.
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GTB
25/03/2020 15:48:15 5 0
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Stock markets are flying so confidence is returning. This will all be over in a couple of months. === Trump is talking about going back in normal in 2 weeks at Easter. But yesterday USA had the biggest rise in deaths and new cases to-date. Considering virus cases are on average 2 weeks behind (because many only show proper symptoms 1 or 2 weeks later). Trump can expect bad stats at Easter
1238
25/03/2020 15:48:55 4 3
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4000 bed hospital in excel, Docklands staffed by retired nhs staff, students and volunteers.... You'd have to be off your rocker to take your chances in there.
1239
25/03/2020 15:45:06 14 4
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Hold on!! Prince Charles away to his holiday home in the Highlands? Is this allowed? If so then the Royal family are a disgrace!
AW
25/03/2020 15:39:49 11 1
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The nation really is pulling together in so many ways. The media in their infinite wisdom only seem interested in reporting on the minority of idiots.
1240
25/03/2020 15:49:06 8 1
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1224 Not sure it is a minority. Several people tried to enter the retail outlet I work in even though it’s online orders only!! Ps these weren’t youngster either but the elderly who seem incapable of setting an example!
1241
25/03/2020 15:50:16 12 1
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It is truly fantastic that so many people have volunteered to help the most vulnerable in these unprecedented days However I sincerely hope that there will be as robust a vetting process allowed in such pressing circumstances because sadly there may probably be a small percentage of these volunteers who see it as an opportunity to exploit the vulnerable rather than help them Stay safe please
25/03/2020 15:45:43 10 1
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Front-line NHS clinical staff are not being tested for CV-19, despite being the most exposed to it and work incredibly long hours, often without a break, showing great resilience, dedication and good humour. As they get a pay increment only every THREE years under the Agenda for Change policy, the govt should give them an extra increment as a reward for all their hard work during this time.
1242
25/03/2020 15:50:37 5 1
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1233. And the increment could be paid for by sacking some of the useless, time-serving managers who sit around all day doing nothing. I speak as someone who works for the NHS, albeit in a non-clinical, non-managerial role.
25/03/2020 15:36:27 9 4
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I and many other retired and 'economically inactive' people have been been volunteering unpaid for years, including in the NHS. Why aren't people who are off work and receiving up to two and half grand a month off the taxpayer, or the self employed who are getting £94 a week plus all the Universal Credit, Housing Benefits etc, not required to volunteer as a condition of getting all this cash?
1243
25/03/2020 15:50:37 5 3
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1220. Jan Roberts “Why aren't people who are off work and receiving up to two and half grand…not required to volunteer as a condition of getting all this cash?” Quite agree. And supermarkets need thousands of temporary staff too, be it in shops or delivering foodstuffs.
25/03/2020 15:42:01 0 1
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your inability to spell speaks volumes
1244
25/03/2020 15:51:47 5 2
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1230. royston your inability to spell speaks volumes ============ ? ? ? ? ? Sentences usually begin with a capital letter. (Y =Your). Sentences usually end with a full stop. (volumes. = period). There is no reference within your comment that pertains your claim. The only word I can infer is "gibberish".
25/03/2020 15:25:41 2 1
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@1162 ‘ I could quite happily go along with your conclusion, but then changed my mind when I reached, “They meant well” ‘ Benefit of doubt? For some of them at least?
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25/03/2020 15:52:07 2 0
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1191 - David92 “... benefit of the doubt... at least some”? In fairness yes, but you’ll forgive my eternal cynicism?
1246
25/03/2020 15:52:07 5 0
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Me on reading this news: Ah some good news and hope for this country. Maybe we’re not all selfish and self-serving after all. After reading the comment section: Oh, never mind then
25/03/2020 15:39:59 12 1
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2 days of being at home, nagged to do DIY, wonder if divorce rates will go through the roof after this....??
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25/03/2020 15:52:48 0 1
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1226 Funny you should mention that a friend of mine rang me last night and said to expect to see his name in the paper... "Why?" I asked "When I'm charged with uxoricide!" he replied. He is an Oxford don for crying out loud.
25/03/2020 15:59:32 3 1
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1247. Bob_Noxious 1226 Funny you should mention that a friend of mine rang me last night and said to expect to see his name in the paper... "Why?" I asked "When I'm charged with uxoricide!" he replied. He is an Oxford don for crying out loud. From my school Latin of long, long ago - is he in danger of killing his wife? :)
1248
25/03/2020 15:52:48 4 9
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Shell we send the Bill to china
25/03/2020 16:00:44 12 0
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1248 Dean Shell we send the Bill to china * You might as well send it to Santa Claus.
1249
25/03/2020 15:53:38 7 16
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Seriously who are these vile people down voting positive comments about our great country trailer trash comes to mind or woke liberals
25/03/2020 16:00:03 13 0
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@1249 ~ john "trailer trash comes to mind or woke liberals " Why did you have to do that? Do you know where "woke" as a phrase originally comes from? Would you honestly turn down help if the person genuinely offering you help was "trailer trash" or a "woke liberal." A friend of mine was nearly knocked down 2 months ago by a Merc and her only help was a "trailer trash" looking teenager.
25/03/2020 16:00:03 13 8
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1249. john our great country === What is do great about our (or any) country It is only a place where people (good and bad) live and give a name to
1250
25/03/2020 15:54:49 4 2
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your inability to spell speaks volumes --- If u think spelling equates to abillity You are wrong. This person is likely to possess skills that you do not. As for me... Well... My brain proccess to quick to care what you think about my spelling ????
1251
25/03/2020 15:53:30 11 1
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We are told that people should only go out work only if absolutely necc Are these construction workers building hospitals? if not then we appear to have a partial lockdown with half hearted measures.
1252
25/03/2020 15:55:50 7 1
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Thanks to Waitrose drivers, I have a supply of all the essentials, like olive tapenade. Well done. You're a credit to this country!
25/03/2020 15:38:08 9 1
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What. Did folk use before they Invented loo rolls ? Pages of the Daily Mirror, some of us still do when confronted with the Daily Mirror, or more recently the Daily Wail. Sheets hung on a nail in the karzi A tip though, first scrunch it up well, then smooth it out again, makes it kinder on the bum !
1253
25/03/2020 15:55:50 9 3
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1222. dingyman What. Did folk use before they Invented loo rolls ? === Ever heard of a bidet or do you think a bidet is for washing your feet??
1254
25/03/2020 15:55:50 8 3
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Supermarkets need to DEDICATE a member of STAFF in each store to WIPE the trolley handles and shopping basket handles with sanitizer. They are making BILLIONS out of the Coronavirus crisis and you need to be protecting your customers.
25/03/2020 16:06:18 7 3
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1254 blueskiestoo You can take some paper towels and a sanitiser with you so you can wipe down the trolley yourself before using it. Why do you expect someone else to do it for you?
1255
25/03/2020 15:58:01 11 2
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Great to see so many good people in this country. Well done to all those pulling together to help our NHS is these difficult times.
25/03/2020 16:05:37 6 3
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Re 1255. Posted by How_it_really_is on 6 minutes ago Great to see so many good people in this country. Well done to all those pulling together to help our NHS is these difficult times + Well somebody had to.
1256
25/03/2020 15:55:22 3 3
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Has anyone seen the clip from Prime Minsters question time this morning as it was Jeremey Corbyn’s last one as Labour Leader. Can anyone tell me why the rule of no more than two people to congregate in a public place at one time and then must be 6 feet apart does not seem to apply to Politicians in The House of Commons? Are they some how immune to spreading the virus? Take a look at the BBC clip
25/03/2020 16:02:35 4 4
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1256. Mark Can anyone tell me why the rule of no more than two people to congregate in a public place at one time and then must be 6 feet apart does not seem to apply to Politicians in The House of Commons? Are they some how immune to spreading the virus? Take a look at the BBC clip == I (me) can... 1. Politicians are thick and rules do not affect them. 2. Show their Diplomatic Immunity.
25/03/2020 16:03:25 3 7
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@1256. Can anyone tell me why the rule of no more than two people to congregate in a public place at one time and then must be 6 feet apart does not seem to apply to Politicians in The House of Commons? Are they some how immune to spreading the virus? Take a look at the BBC clip. Strange that, and they are not testing non hospital cases, I wonder why we are short of test kits ?
1257
25/03/2020 15:58:52 5 11
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I am sure that all the Blitz brexiteer maniancs are happy they got to volunteer for something they get to see as a battle
1258
25/03/2020 15:59:02 12 3
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First brexit, then trump, now corona... the gods certainly have a sense of humour.
1259
25/03/2020 15:59:22 7 1
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The nation really is pulling together in so many ways. The media in their infinite wisdom only seem interested in reporting on the minority of idiots. And the minority of benefit cheats, illegal immigrants , and on, and on, and on.
25/03/2020 15:43:21 5 1
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1222. Posted bydingymanon 3 minutes ago What. Did folk use before they Invented loo rolls ? --- Water. I still do! It's much cleaner.
1260
25/03/2020 15:59:22 2 1
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1231. Posted by Zubin on 8 minutes ago 1222. Posted bydingymanon What. Did folk use before they Invented loo rolls ? --- Water. I still do! It's much cleaner. =========== I do not want my hands to turn blue. ...think about it.
25/03/2020 15:52:48 0 1
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1226 Funny you should mention that a friend of mine rang me last night and said to expect to see his name in the paper... "Why?" I asked "When I'm charged with uxoricide!" he replied. He is an Oxford don for crying out loud.
1261
25/03/2020 15:59:32 3 1
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1247. Bob_Noxious 1226 Funny you should mention that a friend of mine rang me last night and said to expect to see his name in the paper... "Why?" I asked "When I'm charged with uxoricide!" he replied. He is an Oxford don for crying out loud. From my school Latin of long, long ago - is he in danger of killing his wife? :)
25/03/2020 15:53:38 7 16
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Seriously who are these vile people down voting positive comments about our great country trailer trash comes to mind or woke liberals
1262
25/03/2020 16:00:03 13 0
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@1249 ~ john "trailer trash comes to mind or woke liberals " Why did you have to do that? Do you know where "woke" as a phrase originally comes from? Would you honestly turn down help if the person genuinely offering you help was "trailer trash" or a "woke liberal." A friend of mine was nearly knocked down 2 months ago by a Merc and her only help was a "trailer trash" looking teenager.
25/03/2020 15:53:38 7 16
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Seriously who are these vile people down voting positive comments about our great country trailer trash comes to mind or woke liberals
1263
25/03/2020 16:00:03 13 8
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1249. john our great country === What is do great about our (or any) country It is only a place where people (good and bad) live and give a name to
25/03/2020 15:52:48 4 9
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Shell we send the Bill to china
1264
25/03/2020 16:00:44 12 0
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1248 Dean Shell we send the Bill to china * You might as well send it to Santa Claus.
1265
25/03/2020 15:57:14 29 2
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The British public are amazing! Thank you to you all ??
1266
GTB
25/03/2020 16:01:24 10 0
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Stock markets are flying so confidence is returning. This will all be over in a couple of months. === Just a temp boost if you ask me. The road Trump is heading down now will end up with the USA being the epicentre of the virus in a few months. Markets will most likely crash again as people start to panic in the US over it.
1267
25/03/2020 16:01:44 14 9
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Firstly Scotland is not Charlie's 'home' ! He's a tourist, and no better than the Camper Van brigade ,currently bringing in Coronavirus and cleaning out the Shops ,just as they are doing in Cornwall . Get out of the Highlands, Charlie , and go back home to the South where you belong .
Charles has sneezed so hard his lugs have landed in the Japan sea. The Japanese thought it was another N.Korean test. Removed
25/03/2020 16:06:58 9 3
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1268. Bob_Noxious Charles has sneezed so hard his lugs have landed in the Japan sea. The Japanese thought it was another N.Korean test. ======== When China sneezed the whole world got this disease.
25/03/2020 16:07:59 5 2
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1268 Having been in Japan when everyone in the country gets a text/alert about a launch from North Korea, that's really not funny.
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25/03/2020 16:02:35 10 0
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My local GP practice contacted me on Sunday night to be a volunteer. I agreed and had confirmation Monday morning, Our village, Oxshott, jumped the gun
25/03/2020 15:55:22 3 3
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Has anyone seen the clip from Prime Minsters question time this morning as it was Jeremey Corbyn’s last one as Labour Leader. Can anyone tell me why the rule of no more than two people to congregate in a public place at one time and then must be 6 feet apart does not seem to apply to Politicians in The House of Commons? Are they some how immune to spreading the virus? Take a look at the BBC clip
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25/03/2020 16:02:35 4 4
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1256. Mark Can anyone tell me why the rule of no more than two people to congregate in a public place at one time and then must be 6 feet apart does not seem to apply to Politicians in The House of Commons? Are they some how immune to spreading the virus? Take a look at the BBC clip == I (me) can... 1. Politicians are thick and rules do not affect them. 2. Show their Diplomatic Immunity.
25/03/2020 15:55:22 3 3
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Has anyone seen the clip from Prime Minsters question time this morning as it was Jeremey Corbyn’s last one as Labour Leader. Can anyone tell me why the rule of no more than two people to congregate in a public place at one time and then must be 6 feet apart does not seem to apply to Politicians in The House of Commons? Are they some how immune to spreading the virus? Take a look at the BBC clip
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25/03/2020 16:03:25 3 7
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@1256. Can anyone tell me why the rule of no more than two people to congregate in a public place at one time and then must be 6 feet apart does not seem to apply to Politicians in The House of Commons? Are they some how immune to spreading the virus? Take a look at the BBC clip. Strange that, and they are not testing non hospital cases, I wonder why we are short of test kits ?
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25/03/2020 16:04:05 5 10
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I ask people, especially bojo apologists to do me a big favour, can you go to the govt website or google govt HCIDS advice and see what the official view from our govt is on covid19. our leaders words for all the world to see As of 19 March 2020, COVID-19 is no longer considered to be a high consequence infectious diseases (HCID) in the UK BBC mod don’t like this post but it’s all true.
1272. ArsenalFourEver I ask people...can you go to the govt website or google govt HCIDS advice and see what the official view from our govt is on covid19. our leaders words for all the world to see As of 19 March 2020, COVID-19 is no longer considered to be a high consequence infectious diseases (HCID) in the UK BBC mod don’t like this post but it’s all true. _ This is good news..
25/03/2020 16:25:47 8 2
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1272. Posted by ArsenalFourEver "As of 19 March 2020, COVID-19 is no longer considered to be a high consequence infectious diseases (HCID) in the UK" All that really means is we know more about it now than we did a month ago. An typical HCID are ones like Ebola, Lassa Fever & Marburg. We're still in lockdown, people are still dying and we still have a long way to go.
1273
25/03/2020 16:04:36 4 1
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Just been out to get essential shopping seen 2 men over 70 when I went out and a young woman buying a large plant in Tesco's that's all I seen her buy!
25/03/2020 16:09:33 10 0
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1273: Just been out to get essential shopping seen 2 men over 70 when I went out and a young woman buying a large plant in Tesco's that's all I seen her buy! --- Typical hoarding behaviour! Couldn't she buy one or two small plants instead and leave more plant for the rest of us?
25/03/2020 15:58:01 11 2
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Great to see so many good people in this country. Well done to all those pulling together to help our NHS is these difficult times.
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25/03/2020 16:05:37 6 3
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Re 1255. Posted by How_it_really_is on 6 minutes ago Great to see so many good people in this country. Well done to all those pulling together to help our NHS is these difficult times + Well somebody had to.
25/03/2020 15:55:50 8 3
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Supermarkets need to DEDICATE a member of STAFF in each store to WIPE the trolley handles and shopping basket handles with sanitizer. They are making BILLIONS out of the Coronavirus crisis and you need to be protecting your customers.
1275
25/03/2020 16:06:18 7 3
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1254 blueskiestoo You can take some paper towels and a sanitiser with you so you can wipe down the trolley yourself before using it. Why do you expect someone else to do it for you?
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25/03/2020 16:06:38 13 7
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Thank you to all you wonderful volunteers. Meanwhile Charles, experiencing MILD symptoms. So why was he tested? And why allowed to flee up to Balmoral putting all the staff there at risk? So it's the 'only essential travel' rule for the people but another rule for him? And we can't visit family who don't live in our household, but ? Bet he was allowed to ring 111 as well.....
Charles has sneezed so hard his lugs have landed in the Japan sea. The Japanese thought it was another N.Korean test. Removed
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25/03/2020 16:06:58 9 3
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1268. Bob_Noxious Charles has sneezed so hard his lugs have landed in the Japan sea. The Japanese thought it was another N.Korean test. ======== When China sneezed the whole world got this disease.
25/03/2020 15:25:51 15 1
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Some 250,000 people have signed up in a single day to volunteer with the NHS after a recruitment drive to help the vulnerable amid the coronavirus crisis. ======= There are few times I am an optimist about humane and humanity. This is one of them. Well done brothers and sisters.
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25/03/2020 16:07:39 5 7
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1192: Most Britons allegedly thought that way about the NHS when it was formed. Took 30 odd years of stealthy defunding to run it down and prize it open for privatisation and sell-off to City financiers and US "health providers"
Charles has sneezed so hard his lugs have landed in the Japan sea. The Japanese thought it was another N.Korean test. Removed
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25/03/2020 16:07:59 5 2
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1268 Having been in Japan when everyone in the country gets a text/alert about a launch from North Korea, that's really not funny.
1280
25/03/2020 16:07:59 11 14
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Bojoke fell asleep at the wheel, how on earth does he manage to sleep at night. I don't think the man is evil just a bumbling fool, he would be good fun as the token toff on a stag but that's about it I'm afraid.
1281
25/03/2020 16:09:03 17 1
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I personally have found that me staying 2 metres away from people in the supermarket is not a problem. BUT what is a problpem is getting THEM to stay 2 metes away from me! And if you ask people to please keep back you get a mouthful of abuse and told that you are a nutcase.
25/03/2020 16:35:43 8 0
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1281. Johnny Begood ...what is a problem is getting THEM to stay 2 metes away from me! And if you ask people to please keep back you get a mouthful of abuse and told that you are a nutcase. -- That's why I'm avoiding supermarkets like the plaque (NPI). My local shop is limiting selling to 2 items per person. Seems very sensible to me.
25/03/2020 16:04:36 4 1
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Just been out to get essential shopping seen 2 men over 70 when I went out and a young woman buying a large plant in Tesco's that's all I seen her buy!
1282
25/03/2020 16:09:33 10 0
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1273: Just been out to get essential shopping seen 2 men over 70 when I went out and a young woman buying a large plant in Tesco's that's all I seen her buy! --- Typical hoarding behaviour! Couldn't she buy one or two small plants instead and leave more plant for the rest of us?
1283
25/03/2020 16:10:14 8 0
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I can't sign up, I have a full time job as a key worker. However, I have a 93 year old lady in the flat below me whose son is self isolating so can't shop for her. I will get shopping for her when I do mine, observing Govt guidlines on distancing etc. No doubt some busybody will accuse me of buying more than I need!
25/03/2020 16:14:50 22 0
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1283. Ska Rebel " I have a 93 year old lady in the flat below me whose son is self isolating so can't shop for her. I will get shopping for her when I do mine... No doubt some busybody will accuse me of buying more than I need! " My niece is shopping for 4 households in the family, no doubt getting dirty looks in the supermarket We just can't know people's circumstances-that's the problem
1284
25/03/2020 16:10:28 5 2
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I had a dream a horrible dream the Norovirus mutated and it was dreadful beyond anything we need to be super hygienic now
25/03/2020 16:04:05 5 10
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I ask people, especially bojo apologists to do me a big favour, can you go to the govt website or google govt HCIDS advice and see what the official view from our govt is on covid19. our leaders words for all the world to see As of 19 March 2020, COVID-19 is no longer considered to be a high consequence infectious diseases (HCID) in the UK BBC mod don’t like this post but it’s all true.
1285
25/03/2020 16:11:48 6 18
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1272. ArsenalFourEver I ask people...can you go to the govt website or google govt HCIDS advice and see what the official view from our govt is on covid19. our leaders words for all the world to see As of 19 March 2020, COVID-19 is no longer considered to be a high consequence infectious diseases (HCID) in the UK BBC mod don’t like this post but it’s all true. _ This is good news..
25/03/2020 16:24:16 9 1
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1285 Froffing 1272. ArsenalFourEver As of 19 March 2020, COVID-19 is no longer considered to be a high consequence infectious diseases (HCID) in the UK BBC mod don’t like this post but it’s all true. _ This is good news.. # It's pretty meaningless news. HCID primarily means it has a high mortality rate. Coronavirus doesn't; But that doesn't change what Government is doing.
25/03/2020 16:10:14 8 0
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I can't sign up, I have a full time job as a key worker. However, I have a 93 year old lady in the flat below me whose son is self isolating so can't shop for her. I will get shopping for her when I do mine, observing Govt guidlines on distancing etc. No doubt some busybody will accuse me of buying more than I need!
1286
25/03/2020 16:14:50 22 0
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1283. Ska Rebel " I have a 93 year old lady in the flat below me whose son is self isolating so can't shop for her. I will get shopping for her when I do mine... No doubt some busybody will accuse me of buying more than I need! " My niece is shopping for 4 households in the family, no doubt getting dirty looks in the supermarket We just can't know people's circumstances-that's the problem
1288
25/03/2020 16:15:51 11 9
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Notice the difference between these fantastic volunteers and our future king. The latter slinks off to one of his holiday homes, in direct contravention of the Governments rules. He then pulls strings to get his wife and himself tested - again in contravention of the testing policy (in Hospital and At Risk). Only Wills can save the monarchy now.
25/03/2020 16:19:23 8 7
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1288. TheEndOfPolitics I agreed with you up until the last sentence. I don't particularly want the monarchy to be saved.
1288. TheEndOfPolitics Notice the difference between these fantastic volunteers and our future king. The latter slinks off to one of his holiday homes, in direct contravention of the Governments rules. He then pulls strings to get his wife and himself tested... Only Wills can save the monarchy now. _ Our future king has done more for charitable causes than your pea could possibly ever fathom.
25/03/2020 16:22:35 4 5
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@1288 What rubbish, he went before the instruction were given and did not jump at any NH S queue but qualified like anybody else in Scotland.
1289
25/03/2020 16:18:53 10 0
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This is great uplifting news during this tough time. Really goes to show what people can do when we work together.
1290
25/03/2020 16:19:23 5 3
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For all those flouting the guidelines regarding shopping for essential items. The supermarkets should all use their cctv to photograph them and give it to the police so that they can be fined or better still have a police officer or traffic warden outside of the supermarkets to issue on the spot fines
25/03/2020 16:33:52 3 4
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1290.barca For all those flouting the guidelines regarding shopping for essential items. The supermarkets should all use their cctv to photograph them and give it to the police so that they can be fined ---- Also use the data from credit card transactions and loyalty cards! -bogbrush- https://petition.parliament.uk/petitions/302369
25/03/2020 17:39:28 7 1
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1290. Posted bybarcaon 1 hour ago For all those flouting the guidelines regarding shopping for essential items. The supermarkets should all use their cctv to photograph them and give it to the police so that they can be fined or better still have a police officer or traffic warden outside of the supermarkets to issue on the spot fines Better yet remove ALL ads selling essentials from Ebay etc
25/03/2020 16:15:51 11 9
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Notice the difference between these fantastic volunteers and our future king. The latter slinks off to one of his holiday homes, in direct contravention of the Governments rules. He then pulls strings to get his wife and himself tested - again in contravention of the testing policy (in Hospital and At Risk). Only Wills can save the monarchy now.
1291
25/03/2020 16:19:23 8 7
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1288. TheEndOfPolitics I agreed with you up until the last sentence. I don't particularly want the monarchy to be saved.
25/03/2020 16:15:51 11 9
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Notice the difference between these fantastic volunteers and our future king. The latter slinks off to one of his holiday homes, in direct contravention of the Governments rules. He then pulls strings to get his wife and himself tested - again in contravention of the testing policy (in Hospital and At Risk). Only Wills can save the monarchy now.
1292
25/03/2020 16:19:33 12 23
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1288. TheEndOfPolitics Notice the difference between these fantastic volunteers and our future king. The latter slinks off to one of his holiday homes, in direct contravention of the Governments rules. He then pulls strings to get his wife and himself tested... Only Wills can save the monarchy now. _ Our future king has done more for charitable causes than your pea could possibly ever fathom.
1293
25/03/2020 16:19:53 5 2
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Is swinging and orgies still allowed? I suppose only if family group.
1294
25/03/2020 16:19:53 4 6
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Why on earth isn't Matt Hancock & the entire World Health Organisation (WHO) speaking night & day with China's senior health officials because apparently China have miraculously pegged Coronavirus fatalities at a little more than 3,000 despite having the world's largest population of 1.5 BILLION Surely Boris should video conference the Chinese into every COBRA meeting so we can have a miracle too
25/03/2020 17:07:59 2 1
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1294. Posted by Mark Crossley on 30 minutes ago Why on earth isn't Matt Hancock & the entire World Health Organisation (WHO) speaking night & day with China's senior health officials Surely Boris should video conference the Chinese into every COBRA meeting so we can have a miracle too. They are, they’re sharing info with scientists.
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25/03/2020 10:51:55 15 1
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This landlady is a..... https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-oxfordshire-52032909 I can't say the word I want to say, due to HYS restrictions.
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25/03/2020 16:22:15 15 4
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276. Songbird55 Meanwhile Charles, experiencing MILD symptoms. So why was he tested? And why allowed to flee up to Balmoral putting all the staff there at risk? ................... During the Black death, wealthy landowners and royalty left the (albeit small) cities and hunkered down in their country estates. No change there then.
25/03/2020 16:15:51 11 9
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Notice the difference between these fantastic volunteers and our future king. The latter slinks off to one of his holiday homes, in direct contravention of the Governments rules. He then pulls strings to get his wife and himself tested - again in contravention of the testing policy (in Hospital and At Risk). Only Wills can save the monarchy now.
1296
25/03/2020 16:22:35 4 5
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@1288 What rubbish, he went before the instruction were given and did not jump at any NH S queue but qualified like anybody else in Scotland.
25/03/2020 16:49:33 11 1
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@1296 "he went before the instruction were given and did not jump at any NH S queue but qualified like anybody else in Scotland" ^^^ Saturday: Everyone was (quite rightly) complaining about the selfishness of people travelling to their holiday homes. Sunday: Charles (who had symptoms of the virus over the weekend) gets on a plane to travel to one of his holiday homes.
1297
25/03/2020 16:23:46 22 1
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Copied from another poster on a different HYS but so true By Samuel Pepys: "On hearing ill rumour that Londoners may soon be urged into their lodgings by Her Majesty’s men, I looked upon the street to see a gaggle of striplings making fair merry, and no doubt spreading the plague well about. Not a care had these rogues for the health of their elders!"
1272. ArsenalFourEver I ask people...can you go to the govt website or google govt HCIDS advice and see what the official view from our govt is on covid19. our leaders words for all the world to see As of 19 March 2020, COVID-19 is no longer considered to be a high consequence infectious diseases (HCID) in the UK BBC mod don’t like this post but it’s all true. _ This is good news..
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25/03/2020 16:24:16 9 1
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1285 Froffing 1272. ArsenalFourEver As of 19 March 2020, COVID-19 is no longer considered to be a high consequence infectious diseases (HCID) in the UK BBC mod don’t like this post but it’s all true. _ This is good news.. # It's pretty meaningless news. HCID primarily means it has a high mortality rate. Coronavirus doesn't; But that doesn't change what Government is doing.
1299
25/03/2020 16:20:16 32 10
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How come Prince Charles gets a virus test when front line NHS staff don’t. What makes him more important than a nurse?
25/03/2020 16:04:05 5 10
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I ask people, especially bojo apologists to do me a big favour, can you go to the govt website or google govt HCIDS advice and see what the official view from our govt is on covid19. our leaders words for all the world to see As of 19 March 2020, COVID-19 is no longer considered to be a high consequence infectious diseases (HCID) in the UK BBC mod don’t like this post but it’s all true.
1300
25/03/2020 16:25:47 8 2
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1272. Posted by ArsenalFourEver "As of 19 March 2020, COVID-19 is no longer considered to be a high consequence infectious diseases (HCID) in the UK" All that really means is we know more about it now than we did a month ago. An typical HCID are ones like Ebola, Lassa Fever & Marburg. We're still in lockdown, people are still dying and we still have a long way to go.