Coronavirus & stuff

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PostRe: Coronavirus & stuff
by Corazon de Leon » Tue Sep 15, 2020 6:13 pm

Mini E wrote:Confirmed cases at our University, seven days before I go in to teach face to face. Excellent. I give it two weeks before literally everything gets moved online.


strawberry float, sorry mate. We've confirmed to students that we'll be doing online teaching for all classes and that seems to be the case across the country. strawberry floating shocking IMO that it isn't the case down south.

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PostRe: Coronavirus & stuff
by Mini E » Tue Sep 15, 2020 6:28 pm

Corazon de Leon wrote:
Mini E wrote:Confirmed cases at our University, seven days before I go in to teach face to face. Excellent. I give it two weeks before literally everything gets moved online.


strawberry float, sorry mate. We've confirmed to students that we'll be doing online teaching for all classes and that seems to be the case across the country. strawberry floating shocking IMO that it isn't the case down south.


Union are fighting our corner but nothing will come from it. I have 14 hours of face to face next week, and 14 hours the week after, seeing over a hundred different students each week. To say I'm unhappy is an understatement :fp:.

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PostRe: Coronavirus & stuff
by Vermilion » Tue Sep 15, 2020 6:40 pm

Winckle wrote:lmao you're such a baby


goo goo, ga ga.

RichardUK wrote:You only need to give your details/scan the qr code if you are eating in, if its a take away you just need to wear a mask,


Ok, cheers.

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PostRe: Coronavirus & stuff
by The Watching Artist » Tue Sep 15, 2020 6:58 pm

Sounds like my neighbours downstairs are having to isolate and be tested. They run a care company. :dread: Also my sisters GF is having to isolate after positive cases in the school she works.

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by Moggy » Tue Sep 15, 2020 7:22 pm


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PostRe: Coronavirus & stuff
by Tomous » Wed Sep 16, 2020 9:32 am

Paul Rudd :wub:

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PostRe: Coronavirus & stuff
by Corazon de Leon » Wed Sep 16, 2020 9:40 am

Moggy wrote:


That was...what the strawberry float? :lol:

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PostRe: Coronavirus & stuff
by Jenuall » Wed Sep 16, 2020 9:41 am

As ever the standing Twitter advice remains in force: don't read the replies to that. :dread: :fp:

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PostRe: Coronavirus & stuff
by captain red dog » Wed Sep 16, 2020 9:49 am

Out of pure curiosity, I just checked whether there are tests available in my area on the online portal. Absolutely none. Given being from Bristol could send me to Cornwall or Birmingham, that's pretty gooseberry fool. It says to not even bother ringing as you can't get a test by phone!

The testing situation seems to have become even worse in the last week. Still no explanation from Hancock, just that it's gonna be weeks until its resolved.

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PostRe: Coronavirus & stuff
by Victor Mildew » Wed Sep 16, 2020 9:54 am

I find it insane we're in this position, but sadly not surprising. They lied about testing capacity all the way through the daily briefings, fiddling the figures by including posted tests and so on. "We have plenty of capacity" was the message when we were in the first peak apparently. So why now at the start of another do we not have the ability to test, when it's a fundamental part of track and trace, you know, to be able to say who has it and who should isolate as a consequence. strawberry floating shambles.

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PostRe: Coronavirus & stuff
by captain red dog » Wed Sep 16, 2020 10:25 am

Not to mention, by not having a track and trace system in place (I think it's fair to say ours has now stopped) this will directly lead to civil liberties infringement like lockdown as we won't have any choice.

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PostRe: Coronavirus & stuff
by Godzilla » Wed Sep 16, 2020 3:11 pm

Very strong rumors Sunderland going into local lockdown on Friday. Apparently it's being announced tonight.

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PostRe: Coronavirus & stuff
by Godzilla » Wed Sep 16, 2020 3:15 pm

captain red dog wrote:Out of pure curiosity, I just checked whether there are tests available in my area on the online portal. Absolutely none. Given being from Bristol could send me to Cornwall or Birmingham, that's pretty gooseberry fool. It says to not even bother ringing as you can't get a test by phone!

The testing situation seems to have become even worse in the last week. Still no explanation from Hancock, just that it's gonna be weeks until its resolved.


Just checked myself and..... It's saying



This service is currently very busy

More tests should be available later. If you cannot book a test now, or the location or time are not convenient, try again in a few hours.

WarningDo not call the helplines – you will not be able to get a test this way




Truly a world class service.

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PostRe: Coronavirus & stuff
by Lex-Man » Wed Sep 16, 2020 4:55 pm

It looks like I'm going to be forced back into the office.

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by Return_of_the_STAR » Wed Sep 16, 2020 4:57 pm

Lex-Man wrote:It looks like I'm going to be forced back into the office.


Good, then you can go to Pret or Greggs on your lunch break and save the high street :capnscotty:

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PostRe: Coronavirus & stuff
by Zilnad » Wed Sep 16, 2020 5:05 pm

Lex-Man wrote:It looks like I'm going to be forced back into the office.


Can you not throw Section 44 in their face? I really don't see a reason why anyone who can WFH should be forced into the office, especially not now while everything's going to gooseberry fool again.

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PostRe: Coronavirus & stuff
by Rex Kramer » Wed Sep 16, 2020 5:31 pm

500,000 tests per day target now, stupid floppy haired twat can't help himself. And that's because there is no price for failure.

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PostRe: Coronavirus & stuff
by Lex-Man » Wed Sep 16, 2020 5:39 pm

Zilnad wrote:
Lex-Man wrote:It looks like I'm going to be forced back into the office.


Can you not throw Section 44 in their face? I really don't see a reason why anyone who can WFH should be forced into the office, especially not now while everything's going to gooseberry fool again.


I don't know but there isn't any set date at the moment and I think I might be getting rumours that aren't really true now.

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PostRe: Coronavirus & stuff
by KK » Wed Sep 16, 2020 6:02 pm

YouGov wrote:The public, not the government, would be to blame for a second wave of coronavirus, say Brits

COVID-19: As cases continue to rise across the UK, the British public maintain that they themselves are to blame, rather than the government

Approaching half (49%) of Brits say they would hold the public as more responsible for a second wave, compared to 31% who think it would be the government’s fault

The political parties are odds, with 73% of Conservative voters blaming the public for a second wave, compared to only 28% of Labour voters

The majority of Labour voters (58%) instead say the government is to blame

Liberal Democrat voters are more divided, with 37% holding the public responsible, while 42% would blame the government

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PostRe: Coronavirus & stuff
by Cuttooth » Wed Sep 16, 2020 6:09 pm

Well the public did elect the government I suppose.


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