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Re: Covid 19
« Reply #50 on: April 30, 2020, 02:38:16 pm »

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Re: Covid 19
« Reply #51 on: April 30, 2020, 03:41:59 pm »
I'd never thought of Covid as A STD...
Just as I'd never expected an American president to advocate injecting disinfectant. Good thing no'one suggested radiation kills viruses. Could solve all Russia's and the USA's problems with one press of a button.

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Re: Covid 19
« Reply #52 on: April 30, 2020, 03:59:57 pm »
I presume a nuclear holocaust would still not kill the virus - just all the people it could infect.  It is the sort of response Trump might consider

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Re: Covid 19
« Reply #53 on: April 30, 2020, 04:15:45 pm »
I suspect the virus would be very, very unhappy. And would run out of targets....
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Re: Covid 19
« Reply #54 on: April 30, 2020, 09:34:59 pm »
I presume a nuclear holocaust would still not kill the virus - just all the people it could infect.  It is the sort of response Trump might consider

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In fairness once the virus runs out of hosts, it’ll die out 🤷🏼‍♂️

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Re: Covid 19
« Reply #55 on: April 30, 2020, 09:43:09 pm »
I'd never thought of Covid as A STD...
Just as I'd never expected an American president to advocate injecting disinfectant. Good thing no'one suggested radiation kills viruses. Could solve all Russia's and the USA's problems with one press of a button.
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At least the Rev Jim Jones had thought through how to kill his cult members off  effectively... Trump however seems to have come up with a rather messy way of disposing of his own voters prior to the election? :-\
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Re: Covid 19
« Reply #56 on: May 01, 2020, 10:13:05 am »
Trump seems to be spreading conspiracy theories left right and centre.  His latest that it is deliberate sabotage by CHInA.  Releasing the virus from labs.  It seems more logical to me if you are going down that line is that it was USA who released a virus in China to ruin there economy without thinking through the consequences. 
Oh no have I joined the conspiracy theorists. :o.  better keep taking the domestos.

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Re: Covid 19
« Reply #57 on: May 01, 2020, 10:26:14 am »
It's surprising how many references you can find to Corvid-19.

A nasty virus spread by these people who want CRoW to apply to caving?   ;D

More likely people with their spellcheckers set to "auto."
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Re: Covid 19
« Reply #58 on: May 01, 2020, 10:55:28 am »
Trump seems to be spreading conspiracy theories left right and centre.  His latest that it is deliberate sabotage by CHInA.  Releasing the virus from labs.  It seems more logical to me if you are going down that line is that it was USA who released a virus in China to ruin there economy without thinking through the consequences. 
Oh no have I joined the conspiracy theorists. :o.  better keep taking the domestos.

The releasing virus from a lab theory has been around for a while. had a certifiable lunatic going on about it to me in the airport about 6 weeks ago.

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Re: Covid 19
« Reply #59 on: May 01, 2020, 11:53:04 am »
I have been really pleased to see that this 'ugly bug'  :ras: has not knocked the spirit of the people who celebrate the dawning of the day.   ;D ;D

If you want to while away the hours to confirm all is not lost in the world try "How many Morris Dancers are on Facebook?"   :bounce:



Happy Beltane everyone   :)
We must be willing to get rid of the life we've planned, so as to have the life waiting for us.

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Re: Covid 19
« Reply #60 on: May 04, 2020, 07:37:38 pm »


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Re: Covid 19
« Reply #61 on: May 07, 2020, 06:00:33 pm »
I have been really pleased to see that this 'ugly bug'  :ras: has not knocked the spirit of the people who celebrate the dawning of the day.   ;D ;D

If you want to while away the hours to confirm all is not lost in the world try "How many Morris Dancers are on Facebook?"   :bounce:



Happy Beltane everyone   :)
an accidental release from the lab in Wuhan, where they were studying similar virus, is one of the two (though lesser of the 2) likely sources of the outbreak. What is not in doubt, is that the Chinese initially covered up the outbreak, allowing it to spread worldwide.

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Re: Covid 19
« Reply #62 on: May 07, 2020, 08:18:29 pm »
Would a western democracy have been much quicker, or would the bureaucrats have insisted on evidence to establish the problem was real? I doubt if we would have reacted much more quickly. Perhaps a week or two faster, but not the 4-6 weeks that would have been needed to make a real difference. Whether it came from a lab or a bat, once it was established in a big city with worldwide links, I doubt if one could have made much difference.

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Re: Covid 19
« Reply #63 on: May 08, 2020, 11:13:25 am »
Well it really put me off eating Greater Horseshoe bats.

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Re: Covid 19
« Reply #64 on: May 08, 2020, 01:18:03 pm »
an accidental release from the lab in Wuhan, where they were studying similar virus, is one of the two (though lesser of the 2) likely sources of the outbreak.

All the actual science I have seen suggests that the virus jumped the species barrier in the usual way (i.e. by accident against the odds with a collection of bits you would never expect to work) rather than having been engineered to do so.

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Re: Covid 19
« Reply #65 on: May 08, 2020, 07:57:35 pm »
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Re: Covid 19
« Reply #66 on: May 08, 2020, 10:51:45 pm »
Fabulous. Viz?

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Re: Covid 19
« Reply #67 on: May 09, 2020, 09:26:51 am »
I can't find the original tweet but I don't think it was Viz - although they've put some crackers up too.

Glad you liked it - in these times one needs a laugh.
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Re: Covid 19
« Reply #68 on: May 10, 2020, 10:54:07 am »
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Re: Covid 19
« Reply #69 on: May 10, 2020, 11:45:48 am »
Fabulous. Viz?
Private Eye, apparently.

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Re: Covid 19
« Reply #70 on: May 10, 2020, 02:09:51 pm »
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Re: Covid 19
« Reply #71 on: May 10, 2020, 10:40:54 pm »
Following the clarity from our great leader this evening, heres one for the vulnerable over 70's


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Re: Covid 19
« Reply #72 on: May 11, 2020, 09:32:05 am »
It now seems possible for me to go caving with my over 70 year old wife as she lives with me.  :lol:

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Re: Covid 19
« Reply #73 on: May 11, 2020, 09:37:21 am »
Not until Wednesday, by which more announcements will have been made.

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Re: Covid 19
« Reply #74 on: May 11, 2020, 09:52:05 am »
I think there should be some relaxation towards attendance at funerals.
Currently our local crematorium has a limit of ten people inside.
They did have loudspeakers relaying the service outside but have now stopped that - after I'd invited 12 people.
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