It's like they are making it up as they go along... but I think it's only a matter of time before there is an explosion of Covid-19 cases throughout every single industry that continues to operate.
Can we cope? The numbers suggest they are just going to press ahead without a full lockdown, so to everyone in the high-risk category, stay safe, and to everyone else – fasten your seatbelt and stay sensible, because there is definitely something in the air right now.
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1 Posted 08/10/2020 at 08:29:34
2 Posted 08/10/2020 at 09:04:37
3 Posted 09/10/2020 at 06:22:34
You wouldn't believe the problems I'm having trying to get back to the UK from Colombia... I was thinking of thumbing a lift from James and Yerry, but I think they're leaving from Chile!
4 Posted 09/10/2020 at 07:16:55
Cavani, for example, was not covered by this because he had not been in a club bubble.
5 Posted 09/10/2020 at 21:58:25
Elite athletes?., . Covid bubbles...? What a load of guff, another case of money talks, wonder why us minutiae get wound up by these “rules”.
Some people are more equal than others!
6 Posted 10/10/2020 at 03:44:22
I have recently been in Hospital as many will be aware of, I spent 5 days there and although still not being right, was discharged as they needed the beds for more serious cases and Covid-19.
I was tested twice and showed no signs, but you may be saying what point am I trying to make here? Well even though you are tested and proved clear it doesn't necessarily mean that you will NEVER catch it, days later or even at a later date!
At no point was I ever asked for my phone number, and being released from an establishment, where I was moved internally three times, where there were Covid-19 cases.
Where was the Track and Trace system there, that the Government is repeatedly telling is so efficient, and at a massive cost to us all?
7 Posted 10/10/2020 at 04:25:06
8 Posted 10/10/2020 at 04:48:22
9 Posted 10/10/2020 at 05:35:05
10 Posted 10/10/2020 at 11:14:19
I see Trump, like Boris Johnson has had a very miraculous cure from Coronavirus and is back up and running in no time at all (what Superheroes!) where's that vomit bucket?
11 Posted 11/10/2020 at 03:31:15
The restrictions started out as "flatten the curve", now it's flatten the economy and before its over, it will be flatten the world's population as part of the World Economic Forum's "Great Reset" they're describing this crisis as. To sociopaths like Gates, we're just "reckless breeders" and "worthless eaters" that have to be culled to "save the planet". Burn the stupid masks and stop believing very word that comes from authority on this before you waken up with zero liberties left and zero future for your posterity.
12 Posted 11/10/2020 at 03:39:05
13 Posted 11/10/2020 at 08:16:25
The hospitals and the various football squads are probably the safest places to be at the moment regarding getting Covid-19. They know, because everyone gets tested, who has had it, has it, and who is clear. The rest of us are completely in the dark as to who might pose a risk of infecting us because testing is so limited and reliant on personal responsibility.
I think Jay Woods is hooked on whatever nonsense Putin is seeding the internet with, and is amongst those who consistently fail to understand that what separates this virus from flu, in terms of its ability to wreak havoc, is the fact that the vast majority of the population wouldn't generally catch the flu but are likely to contract Covid-19, and could then easily spread it without ever knowing it.
15 Posted 11/10/2020 at 09:47:28
16 Posted 11/10/2020 at 09:52:45
17 Posted 12/10/2020 at 01:34:34
You would have been spouting the rubbish in 1890 that the flu was being caused by people in installing lightbulbs or in 1918 that it was a secret German weapon or caused by Transatlantic copper wires.
You're combining a fear of technology and change with confusion about how your life has suddenly shifted beyond your frames of reference.
World leaders aren't anywhere near organised or intelligent enough to pull these ideas off let alone have the motivation to go through decades of secrecy and planning for a long term gain of being able to monitor you while you go between Morrison's and the pub.
The world is a chaos of intentions and reactions. That's it. Sorry mate.
Your version is more fun and easier to understand but it's also embarrassing.
18 Posted 12/10/2020 at 02:15:37
19 Posted 12/10/2020 at 02:50:47
20 Posted 12/10/2020 at 00:02:16
You appear to be a conspiracy theorist who reckons Covid19 is a hoax and Bill Gates is attempting to track us all via micro chips in inoculations. (No need to go to all that expense, Bill. Just log in to social media sites like Facebook, Twitter and ToffeeWeb etc. It's all there!).
It's reassuring to know that if any of us do get the bug people like yourself will, hopefully, man the Covid wards as you naturally wouldn't fear a non existent virus with the added bonus that you wouldn't need protective PPE.
21 Posted 13/10/2020 at 20:15:31
22 Posted 13/10/2020 at 20:23:38
23 Posted 13/10/2020 at 20:31:04
24 Posted 13/10/2020 at 20:38:25
25 Posted 13/10/2020 at 20:43:15
26 Posted 13/10/2020 at 20:49:15
This forum would be very boring if we all didn't challenge what everyone else said on it. It would in many ways defeat the purpose of having it.
But then again, my theory is that ToffeeWeb doesn't really exist as it's actually a global conspiracy by Bill Kenwright to get everyone secretly monitored so that he can spend the Arteta money on lawnmowers.
27 Posted 13/10/2020 at 20:56:18
28 Posted 13/10/2020 at 21:07:32
You misquoted the standard put down. It's "Tin foil Hat".
Is that all you have to refute what Jay says? Ever spent some time researching Gates' background? His history with vaccine trials in other countries? His patents relating to vaccines?
Of course you haven't. Easier to just mock like a schoolkid. At least dispute what he says with something you've actually studied.
29 Posted 13/10/2020 at 21:36:22
No need, Bill. There are several hundred thousand taxi drivers who may be willing to help, now that their living has been all but destroyed, along with many others.
Whilst everyone was mostly shacked up in their houses during lock down, queuing outside shops, 2m apart in terror, taxi drivers all over the country were running around the "Heroes" for months on end (Many on a social justice, guilt-enforced reduced rate, I might add).
Nurses, doctors, cleaning staff, auxiliaries etc. The very people working at the coalface of this deadly contagion - all in the enclosed space of a car, all pre-mask phase. And of course, running around unknowing other members of the community in between. Countless millions of journeys.
Strangely, they seem OK. Apart from being broke, that is. But hey, don't spread it around. It kind of drives a coach and horses through the whole social distancing thing.
30 Posted 13/10/2020 at 21:41:50
31 Posted 13/10/2020 at 21:46:52
32 Posted 13/10/2020 at 21:54:35
Odd isn't it. Taxi drivers never mentioned for months in the media, right through the lock down and later. Not told to stop, not told to continue as "Key workers"... just - not mentioned. All while running around the NHS.
Of course, they're finally mentioned now. Now is phase two, when all must wear masks. I have an involvement in the game. Hundreds of drivers. No-one dead, no-one's got it.
33 Posted 13/10/2020 at 22:01:42
Working as a mental health nurse, I'm sick to death of people making fun of mentally unwell people, the tin hat jibe is usually the first out of their stupid mouths. When you challenge them about their behaviour, they respond with 'It's only a joke, I'm only having a laugh.'
34 Posted 13/10/2020 at 22:11:51
That paragraph can be read in more than one way, Phil.
35 Posted 13/10/2020 at 22:17:10
Does it just not mean, I'm differing to the majority opinion and prepared to be challenged or questioned as I believe in what I say?
36 Posted 13/10/2020 at 22:21:59
37 Posted 13/10/2020 at 22:29:31
But then where does it go? One side calls the other for tin foil hats, they respond with "Dumb sheep".
The truth, the facts, research, discussion, opinions - great. The names are playground stuff, and are all that many have to offer.
38 Posted 13/10/2020 at 22:34:30
39 Posted 13/10/2020 at 23:09:57
40 Posted 13/10/2020 at 23:14:07
41 Posted 13/10/2020 at 23:38:17
Read my post number 32, and if you accept that it is real world experience, you may be able to guess what I think of figures provided from "Regular" sources. The root source for figures is all the same, no independent investigation is being done.
Do you believe the government could somehow overlook the overt risk to the whole taxi and private hire industry for months on end, as they ran around the very NHS staff being applauded for standing in harm's way?
I know of not one driver in a network of hundreds to have been unwell at all. No deaths. Not even rumours, and there is a very energetic rumour network around most industry issues.
Now I have no doubt that drivers have died during the period, that is sadly, the normal way of things.
42 Posted 13/10/2020 at 23:50:15
I will simply say I have seen or heard nothing with my own eyes and ears in the normal course of my life for eight months that aligns with what we are being told. I do hear the huge nonsensical contradictions, figures, rules, "Laws" and advice that defy logic.
43 Posted 14/10/2020 at 00:52:54
The Labour government did not incept a policy that was guaranteed to crucify the national economy for years to come whilst at the very same time showing the UK population and anyone else interested that their "control" of the virus was just about the worst in the world.
And now we're on the verge of having to trust the very same lazy lying wanker of a Prime Minister to deliver prosperity to us all (to that extent, he reminds me of Kenwright in charge of us – come on folks, you know I'd find a way to involve him!) when we're finally adrift of the EU, the neighbours who across the entire continent have done way better than us re Covid-19.
You couldn't make it up.
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