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Follow the science
at 13:43 11 Jun 2020

Follow the science
Medical experts were asked if it is time to ease the lockdown.
Allergists were in favor of scratching it, but Dermatologists advised not to make any rash moves.
Gastroenterologists had sort of a gut feeling about it, but Neurologists thought the government had a lot of nerve.
Obstetricians felt certain everyone was laboring under a misconception, while Ophthalmologists considered the idea shortsighted.
Many Pathologists yelled, "Over my dead body!" while Pediatricians said, "Oh, grow up!"
Psychiatrists thought the whole idea was madness, while Radiologists could see right through it.
Surgeons decided to wash their hands off the whole thing and pharmacists claimed it would be a bitter pill to swallow.
Plastic Surgeons opined that this proposal would "put a whole new face on the matter."
Podiatrists thought it was a step forward, but Urologists were pissed off at the whole idea.
Anaesthesiologists thought the whole idea was a gas, and those lofty Cardiologists didn’t have the heart to say no.
In the end, the Proctologists won out, leaving the entire decision up to the assholes.
Teenager stabbing filmed.
at 21:54 7 Jun 2020

This is appalling on every level.
Armada 1588
at 20:57 3 Jun 2020

Given the occasional thread on films and the like, feel free to check this out. I haven’t seen it yet but I do intend to.

PS - it’s 30 mins or so.

[Post edited 3 Jun 21:00]
Trump v Biden
at 11:39 3 Jun 2020

Having read a few bits and pieces concerning events in the USA, I wondered who will prevail in November.

In 1968, after the Chicago Riots, Nixon got the “silent majority” to vote for him after Mayor Daly’s response to the riots. Daley’s response has obvious parallels with Trump.

In an interview with Playboy in 1990, Trump remarked on the vicious handling of Tiananmen Square but also remarked how they put it down with strength and how strength prevails.

Trump is a narcissist. A wrecking ball. Nero. It will be a high octane election campaign.

Do you think Trump or Biden will prevail in November?

[Post edited 3 Jun 12:11]
One way to avoid empty stadia
at 14:02 30 Apr 2020

Card board cut outs.
Corona, SAGE and transparency
at 20:54 24 Apr 2020

Is there a need for greater transparency?

In Ireland, it has been observed that the North has a higher death and infection rate than in the South. And, indeed, that of the Southern counties, (outside Dublin) it’s the border counties that have higher rates.

This stems directly from the difference in approach between our respective governments.

I hope you all stay safe.
Cured patients test positive again
at 11:05 11 Apr 2020
Some hope
at 21:37 10 Apr 2020

I really hope this proves to be a solution.
Brexit and FIFA Regulation 19
at 10:33 6 Apr 2020

After Brexit, and the effects of Brexit on free movement, EU players under 18 won’t be able to sign for English clubs.

FIFA Regulation is there to protect players under 18. It bans international transfers of players under 18. There is presently an exemption for under 18s within the EU. That exemption ends for UK clubs after Brexit.

I presume the Premier League will look to negotiate a post Brexit exemption, especially given the finances involved and the hoarding of potential by the bigger clubs.

Would you like to see such an exemption continue after Brexit?

BJ as leader. Safe or not?
at 11:51 3 Apr 2020

Could the delayed response to the pandemic be the undoing of BJ’s leadership?

Obviously given their majority, the Conservatives are safe until their term runs its course. But as the Covid surge comes, and the tragic number of dead so sadly increases, the NHS battles impossible odds, as the economy and society suffer, and newspaper scribes sharpen their pens, can he retain his leadership?
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Putting magnets up your nose
at 14:32 30 Mar 2020

Is not a solution.
The Clit
at 16:23 27 Mar 2020

Yeah No
at 20:53 11 Mar 2020

Had it twice today. People starting a sentence with “So Yeah No......”.

Is it fair to assume it invariably precedes BS?

Example -

PH - “Paul, haven’t seen that set up before. Did ye work a lot on that shape during the week?”
PL - “So yeah no, I just gave the players freedom to express themselves”.

Saving Football
at 16:55 19 Feb 2020

Saving Football. A castle in the air?

Which scent would suit you best?
at 08:43 10 Dec 2019
Experienced snowflake job opportunity
at 22:01 23 Nov 2019
UK’s future
at 18:27 20 Nov 2019

I’m not at all in the know about how different parts of the U.K. will see their immediate futures or whether any such considerations are entirely dependent on Brexit.

Has the U.K. become politically sectarian, the division being Leave or remain? Is that what will define the election and the U.K. future?

Whatever comes of the U.K. or Brexit, hopefully all on these islands of GB and Irl will recognise the importance of a common friendship and bond. That even if Scotland the brave should take her freedom, and the island of Ireland unites, that a bond and common friendship and purpose will remain.
[Post edited 20 Nov 2019 18:28]
Boris has joined the undead
at 20:15 2 Nov 2019
Daylight savings time
at 22:07 28 Oct 2019

Yay or Nay?

EU to abolish it. UK to keep it. So it seems.

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