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I can think of one very good reason. Noise. Would you fancy living next to a pub that has dozens of revellers outside, with them and their cars coming and going in the early hours of Monday morning. Pubs that open late normally have to bring their customers inside long before midnight.

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I'm sure people can suffer the noise for one night at the end of a looooong lockdown. It's not like it's a surprise there's a pub next door if that's where they live.

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Doesn't stop people moving close to an airfield / motor circuit then complaining about the noise it? So why would it stop people moaning who lived next door to a pub that has been there for 200+ years?  Lot's of selfish [email protected] about, not just those idiots in the pubs last night! :)

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1 hour ago, andydclements said:

'We haven't slept': Primark shoppers queue outside city store from 3am

As I said some people are totally bonkers

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32 minutes ago, Bibs said:

I'm sure people can suffer the noise for one night at the end of a looooong lockdown. It's not like it's a surprise there's a pub next door if that's where they live.

Or the landlord/customers could just have waited a few more hours of this looooong lockdown until the pub garden opened at the normal time. It’s not a big deal on this occasion, but shows the different mentalities of people with regards to themselves and the consideration of other people. I wonder how many of those customers even gave a second’s thought to the neighbours? Probably none.

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Were it not for Primark, most people in Thanet would be walking around naked.

1 hour ago, Bibs said:

I'm sure people can suffer the noise for one night at the end of a looooong lockdown. It's not like it's a surprise there's a pub next door if that's where they live.

 

I do hope you kept the singing down to a minimum on your way home?

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The Sainsbury's delivery guy said all the shops around his one are rammed with long queues - yet they all do home delivery.

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Can't see what the difference is between a marquee in the car park and being inside the pub

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Agreed - hence the "fresh air" part of the slogan.

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1 hour ago, pete said:

Can't see what the difference is between a marquee in the car park and being inside the pub

It’s colder, further from the bogs and there’s no fruit machine.

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Just had to pop to Wickes for some supplies. The local retail estate is heaving, looks like a busy Saturday. Even Wickes had queues at the tills and kids running around. Very little effort to socially distance evident. As I'm working on the house I have been in Wickes and B&Q fairly regularly and this is by far the busiest it has been - at 3pm on a Tuesday afternoon!

And the local barbers - client - no mask (haircut not a shave), barber with his nose hanging out.

Backs up my plan of not going to the shops for a while yet, until it settles down. Do people never learn - this is what is likely to have us locked down over the summer until the vaccine roll out is completed.

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I was at the hospital having a gastroscopy yesterday and one of the staff there commented they were only just back to normal capacity, I think they'd been on emergency-only. Another member of staff commented about the next wave coming and that they'd forecast the last one and they can see the next one coming. Looks like it's inevitable, and I don't mean it's inevitable because the virus exists and how it spreads, I mean because people are stupid and don't learn.

Based on past year or so, we have a couple of months (maybe more since the immunity in some of the population may slow it slightly) before it starts to snowball again unless people start acting sensibly (not been seen yet during this pandemic). So will it be cJune we'll see the figures mean hospitals have to shift back to emergency-only and COVID then a month or two later the government will reluctantly go for a lock-down having tried weaker measures before hand?

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The Governments plan is that the vaccines will keep deaths to "acceptable" levels and then allow it to run. The problem is the vaccine roll out has not been completed yet, yet everyone is acting as though it has.

Just shows that when the vaccine roll out is complete there will be a massive part of the population who will completely disregard any thoughts of allowing people to maintain personal space or take any other precautions should they wish to. 

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I see a fantastic opportunity, hats that dispense liquid (water, maybe water with nasty scent, or worse if the wearer so chooses) in small droplets up to 1.5m from the wearer. 

Or

Personal electrified fence, wear some sort of ring that's electrified enough to cause discomfort but non-lethal to anybody close enough to touch it.

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I think the Government has done their bit to get new cases and deaths down through restrictions and vaccine roll out etc.  It's now up to us to be responsible as the restrictions are lifted to try and prevent further lockdowns and restrictions as much as we can.  We need to find that happy medium between socialising and entertaining our selves but also taking appropriate measures to reduce risk of spreading COVID.

I'd don't really understand people queuing up for non essential shops to open or cramming into pub gardens at midnight for a pint.  I'm hoping its short term thing and now they've got it out their system its not a regular occurrence. But if its like this everyday with little respect for distancing then I can see another lockdown happening.

 

 

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48 minutes ago, andydclements said:

I was at the hospital having a gastroscopy yesterday

Owch! My commiserations. Had 2 from each end. Wendy did 3 years on that team. So happy she was off the day I went in. Some things spoil the "Mystique" of marriage.

 

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4 minutes ago, Kimbers said:

 Some things spoil the "Mystique" of marriage.

@Kimbers Could we please have Wendy's view on whether any such "Mystique" ...

1) Still exists

2) Existed until 

3) Existed past the first time you needed to be reminded of her birthday/ wedding anniversary day/ which year of the wedding anniversary it is.

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When I clicked on this I got an advert starring Nigel Farrage. I was worried for you for a minute :shock:

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2 hours ago, Colin P said:

When I clicked on this I got an advert starring Nigel Farrage. I was worried for you for a minute :shock:

I am glad you persevered

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18 hours ago, andydclements said:

@Kimbers Could we please have Wendy's view on whether any such "Mystique" ...

1) Still exists

2) Existed until 

3) Existed past the first time you needed to be reminded of her birthday/ wedding anniversary day/ which year of the wedding anniversary it is.

Strangely enough

1. Yes. We aren't the couple who sit and talk while one has a bath or sits on the loo. The only time she has had to help me with bodily functions was when I had Cancer and a Catheter in.

2. Still does

3. Never forgotten.

So NYAHHHHHHH! 

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