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Now there is a brilliant idea. I have been having some texts with a member on here who has lost someone last week to this. My bet is Chris Whitty is probably more qualified than anyone to tell

This sign should me made mandatory in all public spaces!! 

Daisy did her first 4 hr vaccination shift today. 3 hrs prep and paperwork - 1 hour jabbing. 20 folks done. She goes again Sunday  one very proud Dad today

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Finally, one good thing to come out of COVID 19 - Peter Sutcliffe.

I remember holidaying in Yorkshire at the time as a kid and worrying about my mother. I also remember buying a Duplex Rover SD1 Scalextric car on that holiday. Still got it.

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5 hours ago, Colin P said:

Finally, one good thing to come out of COVID 19 - Peter Sutcliffe.

I remember holidaying in Yorkshire at the time as a kid and worrying about my mother. I also remember buying a Duplex Rover SD1 Scalextric car on that holiday. Still got it.

A woman I knew was his first girlfriend!! they were very young, she said he was a really polite young man. Just shows what lurks beneath. good riddance to him.

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My eldest son was off school today with a touch of skiving-itis. His brother attended as usual.

After school, we started getting messages from his friends and even worried parents asking how we were all coping and if they could help us with our shopping. Apparently a kid at school, had started a rumour that our son had contracted coronavirus and by 3.15pm everyone in the town had taken the bait.

 

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IMO the best way that the media could have dealt with the news about Sutcliffe today would to have been for them all to have ignored it. 

Stupid BBC just had to sensationalise it this morning saying that news of his death will bring back bad memories of his victims families. Well you stupid fcukers, it wouldn’t have would it had you not reported and sensationalised it.
They didn’t even take the hint when they interviewed the son of one of his victims when he said “I’ve not thought about it for years until you asked me to comment about his death”

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1 hour ago, PaulCP said:

IMO the best way that the media could have dealt with the news about Sutcliffe today would to have been for them all to have ignored it. 

Stupid BBC just had to sensationalise it this morning saying that news of his death will bring back bad memories of his victims families. Well you stupid fcukers, it wouldn’t have would it had you not reported and sensationalised it.
They didn’t even take the hint when they interviewed the son of one of his victims when he said “I’ve not thought about it for years until you asked me to comment about his death”

I was working/training as a youngster in Leeds during that period. Dark days with a respect to humanity. I agree sensationalising with interviews and correspondents  (in lock down!) visiting the area :(

 

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13 hours ago, Colin P said:

Finally, one good thing to come out of COVID 19 - Peter Sutcliffe.

I remember holidaying in Yorkshire at the time as a kid and worrying about my mother. I also remember buying a Duplex Rover SD1 Scalextric car on that holiday. Still got it.

Actually I just realised. My SD1 came a bit after this. It was my brother that bought the PMG Rover on that holiday, I bought the Mini HaHa, my first foray into adding lightness, the Rover came later because my brother eventually  refused to race me because the mini was so much faster :hrhr:. Still got the mini too.
 

Agree,  no need to sensationalise it, but a tenner says all the documentaries will be dusted off over the next few weeks. The coverage at the time was probably one of the first examples of panic being caused by the media coverage. 

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On 05/10/2020 at 20:35, Barrykearley said:

you really do have to wonder just what would have happened had this been 100years earlier 

It did and the Spanish flu killed between 17 and 100 million people.

On 08/10/2020 at 18:46, andydclements said:

 For example, if everybody that had symptoms were to isolate as required, the rate the infections spreads would be much less and so the people with no symptoms could carry on eating out and doing other things that keep the economy going but the overall rate of infection wouldn't be disastrous. 

Trouble is, people are infectious before they get symptoms.

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13 hours ago, PaulCP said:

IMO the best way that the media could have dealt with the news about Sutcliffe today would to have been for them all to have ignored it.

Spot on. 

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How’s the lockdown being heeded where you live? More of a mockdown round these parts. Just as many people out and about as usual, even at the weekend. If this is all it takes to keep the virus under control, then we’ll be fine.

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I think it's being generally adhered to around here. Numbers were starting to come down even before we were moved into tier 3 from what was being reported. And still coming down during lockdown.

You still see the occasional person that doesn't seem to understand the idea of masks.

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It's mockdown here in the south west, the seriousness hasn't really occurred as this is our first wave.

Infections are running a mock through the schools and the government can't quite understand why infection rates are rising in young women. Perhaps those clever scientists should come and admire the unmasked habits of the gossiping locked down ladies (and some men) at the school gates.

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With schools and colleges still open and acting as mass melting pots I think most other people are looking on and thinking what’s the point..? Rightly or wrongly, but the reality is that very little was being spread in restaurants and pubs compared to education, hospitals, nursing homes and supermarkets, all of which remain open.

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I couldn’t agree more. If one year ago someone had told us that our movements would be so restricted and we would be waiting to hear if the government will be so gracious as to allow us to be together with our families on Christmas Day we’d have said they were mad!

Yet here we are, almost considering this to be normal...

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From the bbc website earlier today B9055D1F-37EB-429A-A01B-A6B9E3717D3C.thumb.png.2f21985423d12c93614a94970bbb86cd.png

who would have thought it - as you get older your chances of dying increase.

Maybe we should have a massive lockdown forever to protect lives.

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