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Interesting read on Sweden's unique approach to this thing.

It's kind of working...Swedes pretty much practice social distancing all the time anyway, especially when the weather is bad (which is all year apart from July)

https://foreignpolicy.com/2020/03/24/sweden-coronavirus-open-for-business/

My gym is still open; it's about a quarter full, but pretty much everything is going on as normal. Curious.

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13 hours ago, stehilton94 said:

Me and the missus both waiting on tests, she works in a pharmacy and noticed the symptoms first, now I have them, we have to wait 3-5 days to even get a test then another 3-5 days for the results, Wouldn't wish this **** on anyone

dang bro, sorry to hear.

Let us know how things go and how long it takes to get results back

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1 hour ago, Bubba_Sparks said:

Interesting read on Sweden's unique approach to this thing.

It's kind of working...Swedes pretty much practice social distancing all the time anyway, especially when the weather is bad (which is all year apart from July)

https://foreignpolicy.com/2020/03/24/sweden-coronavirus-open-for-business/

My gym is still open; it's about a quarter full, but pretty much everything is going on as normal. Curious.

RIP in Pieces

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Day 3 of lock down.  Already putting a fark you level of cayenne pepper in dinner.  Months of this chit you say?

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3 minutes ago, crangs said:

Day 3 of lock down.  Already putting a fark you level of cayenne pepper in dinner.  Months of this chit you say?

****Hub Premium was just made free worldwide as well.

Wakanda will no longer watch from the shadows. 

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1 minute ago, TUF said:

****Hub Premium was just made free worldwide as well.

Wakanda will no longer watch from the shadows. 

the TP shortage and following panic buying of tissues to compensate mean some socks are gonna get #meetoo'd

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2 minutes ago, TUF said:

****Hub Premium was just made free worldwide as well.

Wakanda will no longer watch from the shadows. 

finally i can make use of this crate full of hand sanitizer

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On 1/25/2020 at 1:10 PM, VertFTW said:

This will hit the world big time Ro factor is 3.8...lol @I_Take_Roids_m8

 

On 1/25/2020 at 5:10 PM, VertFTW said:

If I was trump I would 100% quarantine any slant coming into the US...this is a very underrated virus.

 

We should have listened...my b-hole would be a lot happier if I had

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now that P*rnHub Premium is free and everyone is staying home in front of their computers, i'm gonna buy up all the jergens and sell it at inflated prices

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We've all been making jokes for years that the Queen would outlive Charles, and now I've just read that Charles has Corona???? Feel slightly bad but at least I'm safe in the knowledge that it's @VertFTW fault. 

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5 minutes ago, NoCakeForYaya said:

We've all been making jokes for years that the Queen would outlive Charles, and now I've just read that Charles has Corona???? Feel slightly bad but at least I'm safe in the knowledge that it's @VertFTW fault. 

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3 hours ago, Bubba_Sparks said:

Interesting read on Sweden's unique approach to this thing.

It's kind of working...Swedes pretty much practice social distancing all the time anyway, especially when the weather is bad (which is all year apart from July)

https://foreignpolicy.com/2020/03/24/sweden-coronavirus-open-for-business/

My gym is still open; it's about a quarter full, but pretty much everything is going on as normal. Curious.

*Looks up population* Nobody lives in Sweden so it'll probably be fine lol. 

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58 minutes ago, -idyb- said:

now that P*rnHub Premium is free and everyone is staying home in front of their computers, i'm gonna buy up all the jergens and sell it at inflated prices

Expect a knock on your door. 

If it's this guy do not answer. 

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15 minutes ago, StompGrind said:

*Looks up population* Nobody lives in Sweden so it'll probably be fine lol. 

 Yeah, probably. Plus we only have 2 cities with more than half a million people so it's pretty sparsely populated. 

 

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Just now, Bubba_Sparks said:

 Yeah, probably. Plus we only have 2 cities with more than half a million people so it's pretty sparsely populated. 

 

That's good. Whenever ya'll start to spike it probably won't be so bad. Less big pops, no real super spreading bides time. 

Our big cities over here with crazy spikes are fk'ed but the data gainz will help us find answers quickly on how to deal with it better.  

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1 hour ago, NoCakeForYaya said:

Just came in to say that working from home is absolute ****ing garbage. I'm so bored lmao. 

@VertFTW I want you to know that I'm holding you personally responsible for this pandemic. 

Watch Tiger King on netflix

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3 minutes ago, juice64011 said:

Watch Tiger King on netflix

Watched episode 1. It essentially consolidated every thought I'd ever had about America and called it a day. 

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5 minutes ago, NoCakeForYaya said:

Watched episode 1. It essentially consolidated every thought I'd ever had about America and called it a day. 

Episode 3 is where it gets even more ridiculous. 

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4 minutes ago, juice64011 said:

Episode 3 is where it gets even more ridiculous. 

On a serious note I struggled to see how there could be 8 episodes. Is it worth seeing through? 

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Just now, NoCakeForYaya said:

On a serious note I struggled to see how there could be 8 episodes. Is it worth seeing through? 

I'm on 6 right now. I think they could've done it in 5 episodes. There are more people involved eventually. Will post after I finish it. 

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10 hours ago, I_Take_Roids_m8 said:

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A woman I work with, that I used to shoot the **** with when I would go on smoke breaks, recently told me she has lung cancer. They caught it early, but I looked it up and holy **** is her life expectancy is not good past five years.

The doctor said to have the surgery she would have to quit smoking for 2 months and she decided to do radiation and keep smoking.

 

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5 minutes ago, SVTContour98 said:

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People that aren't medical professionals shouldn't be giving out medical advice to the general public.

Especially when they are contradicting an actual doctor.

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13 minutes ago, 12еr said:

People that aren't medical professionals shouldn't be giving out medical advice to the general public.

Especially when they are contradicting an actual doctor.

@VertFTW  You need to hear this message

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Which one of you cans lives in Cincinnati? 

 

 

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2 minutes ago, Ozpride said:

Which one of you cans lives in Cincinnati? 

 

 

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Wish I knew somebody I needed to body in Cinicinnati.

Liberal idiocy coming soon to Illinois, I'm sure.

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nowt wrong with eating squirrel, I've done it for years whilst fishing and camping.

I once ate a rat after I'd accidentally killed it after setting up a figure 4 trap.

Even with spices, rat tastes like rat.

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14 hours ago, I_Take_Roids_m8 said:

I'm alive yet m8. At work now. Pretty uneventful around me so far. 

Thanks for answering dude.  I know it sounds gay as fckery, but literally, WE thank you for what you do as a job.

To be honest, one more day of lock in with the missus, will drive me to suicide. LOL

Stay safe muckers

 

 

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Already half a million have volunteered. The Brits can be cnuts, but I love this.

Yes, I'm a volunteer.

 

‘Your NHS Needs You’ – NHS call for volunteer army

 24 March 2020

The NHS is “rallying the troops” for the war on coronavirus, with volunteers being called up to help vulnerable people stay safe and well at home.

The nation is looking for up to 250,000 volunteers to help up to 1.5 million people who have been asked to shield themselves from coronavirus because of underlying health conditions.

Members of the public can sign up quickly and easily at goodsamapp.org/NHS to become NHS Volunteer Responders, and can be called on to do simple but vital tasks such as:

  • delivering medicines from pharmacies;
  • driving patients to appointments;
  • bringing them home from hospital;
  • or making regular phone calls to check on people isolating at home.

NHS Volunteer Responders is not intended to replace local groups helping their vulnerable neighbours but is an additional service provided by the NHS.

GPs, doctors, pharmacists, nurses, midwives, NHS 111 advisers and social care staff will all be able to request help for their at-risk patients via a call centre run by the Royal Voluntary Service (RVS), who will match people who need help with volunteers who live near to them. Some charities will also be able to refer people to the service.

Dr Nikki Kanani, GP and NHS Director of Primary Care, said: “Coronavirus is the biggest challenge we have ever faced, which is why we’re rallying the troops and telling the public: your NHS needs you.

“Across the country people are playing their part in the fight against the virus by staying home for the next 12 weeks, to protect themselves, others and the NHS.

“But many of those shielding will need our support to do that, and by signing up to be an NHS Volunteer Responder, people who are well can do their bit too.

“This is one of those once-in-a-lifetime moments where a single action from one person can be the difference between life and death for another, and simple acts of kindness are going to make all the difference in keeping some of the most vulnerable people well and out of hospital.

“NHS staff are pulling out all the stops to ensure those who need care receive it, and creating a bank of helpers that they can call upon to support their most vulnerable patients through this difficult time is going to be invaluable, so I would urge anyone who can to sign up as an NHS Volunteer Responder today.”

Health and Social Care Secretary Matt Han**** said: “In these extraordinary times, it’s essential that we all pull together as part of the national effort to protect the most vulnerable, reduce pressures on our NHS and care system and save lives.

“If you are well and able to do so safely, I would urge you to sign up today to help the most vulnerable people in our communities as an NHS Volunteer Responder.

“Your help has the potential to make a real difference to some of those most affected by this outbreak – from delivering essential prescriptions to calling to check on the wellbeing of those self-isolating.

“I am immensely proud of how the whole country is coming together to help one another – we must continue to listen to and live by the latest medical and scientific advice and through this national effort we can truly make a difference.”

Working with the RVS and the GoodSAM app – a digital tool to help people offer their services to people in need – the NHS is recruiting people who are feeling well to help with simple but crucial health tasks.

Catherine Johnstone CBE, Chief Executive, RVS, said: “Human compassion comes to the fore at times of great crisis. We saw that when Royal Voluntary Service was first founded during the outbreak of WW2 when a million women stepped forward to help those in need.

“Since then our volunteers have continued to provide vital support in hospitals and in communities; helping people get back on their feet after a personal crisis. In 2020 we find ourselves once again facing a daunting national challenge.  We are proud to support the NHS at this important moment and we are certain many thousands of people will selflessly step up to play their part.”

All volunteers joining the NHS scheme will need to undertake training and background checks that are appropriate to the roles that they sign up for. All volunteers registering on the app will need to upload identity documents, driving license (for any driving related tasks), confirmation that they have insurance (if applicable) and any other role-related information.

People can become an NHS Volunteer Responder and join the NHS’s trusted list of volunteers by visiting goodsamapp.org/NHS and adding their details to the NHS section.

Dr Mark Wilson, GoodSAM co-founder, said: “GoodSAM has been saving lives through technology for five years by crowdsourcing resuscitation in cardiac arrest. We are hugely proud to now also be crowdsourcing volunteers to help those in need at this time of national crisis.”

Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, Oliver Dowden, said: “Our army of dedicated volunteers is already getting ready to play a crucial part in the coronavirus response.

“GoodSam is a great way to connect those volunteers with people in need quickly and safely. I urge those of you who can to register today, support our NHS and help vulnerable people shielding at home.”

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4 minutes ago, StanleyTheBricklayer said:

Already half a million have volunteered. The Brits can be cnuts, but I love this.

Yes, I'm a volunteer.

 

‘Your NHS Needs You’ – NHS call for volunteer army

 24 March 2020

The NHS is “rallying the troops” for the war on coronavirus, with volunteers being called up to help vulnerable people stay safe and well at home.

The nation is looking for up to 250,000 volunteers to help up to 1.5 million people who have been asked to shield themselves from coronavirus because of underlying health conditions.

Members of the public can sign up quickly and easily at goodsamapp.org/NHS to become NHS Volunteer Responders, and can be called on to do simple but vital tasks such as:

  • delivering medicines from pharmacies;
  • driving patients to appointments;
  • bringing them home from hospital;
  • or making regular phone calls to check on people isolating at home.

NHS Volunteer Responders is not intended to replace local groups helping their vulnerable neighbours but is an additional service provided by the NHS.

GPs, doctors, pharmacists, nurses, midwives, NHS 111 advisers and social care staff will all be able to request help for their at-risk patients via a call centre run by the Royal Voluntary Service (RVS), who will match people who need help with volunteers who live near to them. Some charities will also be able to refer people to the service.

Dr Nikki Kanani, GP and NHS Director of Primary Care, said: “Coronavirus is the biggest challenge we have ever faced, which is why we’re rallying the troops and telling the public: your NHS needs you.

“Across the country people are playing their part in the fight against the virus by staying home for the next 12 weeks, to protect themselves, others and the NHS.

“But many of those shielding will need our support to do that, and by signing up to be an NHS Volunteer Responder, people who are well can do their bit too.

“This is one of those once-in-a-lifetime moments where a single action from one person can be the difference between life and death for another, and simple acts of kindness are going to make all the difference in keeping some of the most vulnerable people well and out of hospital.

“NHS staff are pulling out all the stops to ensure those who need care receive it, and creating a bank of helpers that they can call upon to support their most vulnerable patients through this difficult time is going to be invaluable, so I would urge anyone who can to sign up as an NHS Volunteer Responder today.”

Health and Social Care Secretary Matt Han**** said: “In these extraordinary times, it’s essential that we all pull together as part of the national effort to protect the most vulnerable, reduce pressures on our NHS and care system and save lives.

“If you are well and able to do so safely, I would urge you to sign up today to help the most vulnerable people in our communities as an NHS Volunteer Responder.

“Your help has the potential to make a real difference to some of those most affected by this outbreak – from delivering essential prescriptions to calling to check on the wellbeing of those self-isolating.

“I am immensely proud of how the whole country is coming together to help one another – we must continue to listen to and live by the latest medical and scientific advice and through this national effort we can truly make a difference.”

Working with the RVS and the GoodSAM app – a digital tool to help people offer their services to people in need – the NHS is recruiting people who are feeling well to help with simple but crucial health tasks.

Catherine Johnstone CBE, Chief Executive, RVS, said: “Human compassion comes to the fore at times of great crisis. We saw that when Royal Voluntary Service was first founded during the outbreak of WW2 when a million women stepped forward to help those in need.

“Since then our volunteers have continued to provide vital support in hospitals and in communities; helping people get back on their feet after a personal crisis. In 2020 we find ourselves once again facing a daunting national challenge.  We are proud to support the NHS at this important moment and we are certain many thousands of people will selflessly step up to play their part.”

All volunteers joining the NHS scheme will need to undertake training and background checks that are appropriate to the roles that they sign up for. All volunteers registering on the app will need to upload identity documents, driving license (for any driving related tasks), confirmation that they have insurance (if applicable) and any other role-related information.

People can become an NHS Volunteer Responder and join the NHS’s trusted list of volunteers by visiting goodsamapp.org/NHS and adding their details to the NHS section.

Dr Mark Wilson, GoodSAM co-founder, said: “GoodSAM has been saving lives through technology for five years by crowdsourcing resuscitation in cardiac arrest. We are hugely proud to now also be crowdsourcing volunteers to help those in need at this time of national crisis.”

Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, Oliver Dowden, said: “Our army of dedicated volunteers is already getting ready to play a crucial part in the coronavirus response.

“GoodSam is a great way to connect those volunteers with people in need quickly and safely. I urge those of you who can to register today, support our NHS and help vulnerable people shielding at home.”

Just give us a summary I don't have time to read that chit 

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22 minutes ago, StanleyTheBricklayer said:

Thanks for answering dude.  I know it sounds gay as fckery, but literally, WE thank you for what you do as a job.

To be honest, one more day of lock in with the missus, will drive me to suicide. LOL

Stay safe muckers

 

 

I appreciate it bro. We signed up for this knowing someday it may come to this. Let's hope for the best!

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OK Oz

Brits have volunteered to get shopping, get meds for the elderly, those in risk etc. 

Phoning strangers in isolation etc. (very important imho)

So far 500K plus have volunteered

I've volunteered.

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1 hour ago, Ozpride said:

Which one of you cans lives in Cincinnati? 

 

 

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They already don't show up for half this chit ordinarily. I called them to report my car being broken into and the Colorado Springs police was like "sucks to be you, bro." 

 

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I volunteered tonight, as I got a reply to a card I put through pretty much every door here within a 1KM radius (very low population area) asking if I could help.

I won't quote verbatim, but the reply was ..

Thank you, I'm so scared to leave the house. (That broke my ****ing heart)

I haven't had any fresh food for over a week now. (I cried)

me now, I'm gonna do my best to look after this person.

 

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37 minutes ago, StanleyTheBricklayer said:

I volunteered tonight, as I got a reply to a card I put through pretty much every door here within a 1KM radius (very low population area) asking if I could help.

I won't quote verbatim, but the reply was ..

Thank you, I'm so scared to leave the house. (That broke my ****ing heart)

I haven't had any fresh food for over a week now. (I cried)

me now, I'm gonna do my best to look after this person.

 

If they haven't had any fresh food for a week that's on them.  Food stores are open ffs. Sounds like my m8 Darwin has been doing the rounds in your area 

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1 minute ago, Ozpride said:

If they haven't had any fresh food for a week that's on them.  Food stores are open ffs. Sounds like my m8 Darwin has been doing the rounds in your area 

yeah, an 84 year old who is disabled, can go to the market.

'that's on them' wonderful

you ****ing mong twat.

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1 minute ago, StanleyTheBricklayer said:

yeah, an 84 year old who is disabled, can go to the market.

'that's on them' wonderful

you ****ing mong twat.

Sure,  theres these cases.  You'd hate to be specific wouldn't you?   ****ing bleeding heart superhero signalling beta you are.  You want more pats on the back then get out there and get them instead of preaching about your amazing contributions to society here.  

 

You getting out and about is potentially contributing to the spread btw you twat. Well done.  I've got a propeller hat in the mail for you, hopefully some Chinese guys coughed on it at the warehouse and it's express post

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54 minutes ago, 12еr said:

They already don't show up for half this chit ordinarily. I called them to report my car being broken into and the Colorado Springs police was like "sucks to be you, bro." 

 

They already did the same here for a bunch of stuff, including car accidents, but then they passed an actual law saying they aren't coming. Unless your face is hanging off and your car is upside down, then they might send an ambulance.

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yep, after 20 plus years in the military i'm clueless.

a pat on the back? you clueless civvie imbecile

nobody serving ever wants a pat on the back lol 

i thoroughly recommend you crack on as normal. PLEASE. Just you.

 

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This escalated quickly,

have any of you been running a temp over 100 F for 4 or 5 days ?

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not me mate, but I'm keeping busy and doing stuff.

good luck everyone

 

16 minutes ago, Bwana said:

This escalated quickly,

have any of you been running a temp over 100 F for 4 or 5 days ?

it's not uncommon now for some people in London. it's just horrendous. Panic in the streets of london, iwill be the latest vid

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4 hours ago, SVTContour98 said:

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On the plus side we now have two less dumb ****ers contaminating the gene pool.

 

#winning

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