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    The bank holidays thing is just convenience as...

    The bank holidays thing is just convenience as much as anything else. Ties in nicely with kids holidays and having nice regular 6 week terms or whatever, so there’s no need to change it.

    Same with...
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    Ooh goodie, I love when someone bumps this...

    Ooh goodie, I love when someone bumps this thread.

    Turks! Where are ya buddy!?
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    Boris out of ICU. :thumbup:

    Boris out of ICU. :thumbup:
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    Still got mine from the 2010 World Cup 8)

    Still got mine from the 2010 World Cup 8)
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    I’ve been dethatching my lawn with a rake but I...

    I’ve been dethatching my lawn with a rake but I do pop in and out for a cuppa and to say hi to you lot. :)
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    Surely, logically if you have more mass then you...

    Surely, logically if you have more mass then you need more oxygen to support normal metabolic and organ function. Obviously your lungs don’t grow as you put on weight, so each alveoli has to work...
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    Plus the fact that whilst we may not have a...

    Plus the fact that whilst we may not have a vaccine, we may discover drugs and treatments which do alleviate some of the symptoms and can reduce your chances of becoming seriously ill. After all, we...
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    I’m a newt, we can’t transmit the virus. ...

    I’m a newt, we can’t transmit the virus.



    Live on someone’s hands or on handles maybe. On a hot, dry road road in places like Dubai and Spain, I’d have though we’re talking minutes, maybe an...
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    I've seen a lot of foreign countries spraying...

    I've seen a lot of foreign countries spraying their roads with disinfectant, can anyone explain that one to me? Doesn't seem like the kind of place you'd transfer the virus to or touch to pick up the...
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    Does he have any known medical issues? Is he a...

    Does he have any known medical issues? Is he a smoker.
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    You would have to wonder what their population...

    You would have to wonder what their population make of it all. Gorbachev basically said that Chernobyl and the regime’s response to it was the biggest catalyst in bringing down the Soviet Union and...
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    That, "75% of suicides are men," chain mail...

    That, "75% of suicides are men," chain mail that’s going around Facebook.
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    So would I. Their 'official' death toll from all...

    So would I. Their 'official' death toll from all of this is just over 3,300, which is laughable really.
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    I'm not saying we do but we might. I don't...

    I'm not saying we do but we might. I don't normally do internet dramatics but the rate of death is still going up and we haven't peaked yet. Anything that slows the spread of infection in the short...
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    Everything we’ve seen so far suggests we can’t...

    Everything we’ve seen so far suggests we can’t afford to relax measures yet and that we need the same if not tighter restrictions to help keep deaths down. The problem with lifting restrictions in...
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    I see your point but the actual act of being in...

    I see your point but the actual act of being in your home isn’t going to kill or even harm you. If you chose to do something dangerous whilst you’re there, that’s on you really.

    It sucks and I’m...
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    Not relevant. None of those people were killed...

    Not relevant. None of those people were killed because they weren't allowed to leave the house. It's usually people thinking, "I don't need a qualified gas engineer to do that," etc.
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    Edit: Actually, thinking about it, heart...

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    Actually, thinking about it, heart disease is fair enough. I'd let anyone who has been diagnosed as such out to exercise on the premise that they've got a doctors note confirming it. Only...
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    Of course there’s an increase. They can’t go to...

    Of course there’s an increase. They can’t go to the gym, the swimming pool or literally engage in any other sport.

    We’re not talking about long term fitness here. Two months is really not a long...
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    I’m not doubting the science, merely the time...

    I’m not doubting the science, merely the time period.

    I know skinny and overweight guys in their twenties who don’t exercise and eat/drink sh*te. I doubt they will have any noticeable health...
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    For two months? Nope. I disagree entirely.

    For two months?

    Nope. I disagree entirely.
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    You’re not going to develop heart disease just...

    You’re not going to develop heart disease just because you don’t exercise for two months.
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    Given two months without exercise a normally fit...

    Given two months without exercise a normally fit person will likely put on a small amount of weight and lose some muscle mass/fitness. That's about it. You wont even get close to the thousands of...
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    For a couple of months?

    For a couple of months?
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    Way ahead of you on that, got some new patio...

    Way ahead of you on that, got some new patio furnature hopefully being delivered in time for a pleasant Sunday afternoon. 8)
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