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Re: Aaaaarrrgggghhh - Room 101

Postby steeljam » Mon Dec 14, 2020 10:30 pm

chrisboote wrote:
steeljam wrote:"We can now go to Bluewater without being fined!"

Errr, no, they can't
So the new rise makes travel easier!
It makes total nonsense on trying to bring down the infection rate.

No it doesn't

I looked and there are only restrictions in traveling between different tiers. Shops will stay open.
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Re: Aaaaarrrgggghhh - Room 101

Postby chrisboote » Tue Dec 15, 2020 07:03 pm

steeljam wrote:
chrisboote wrote:
steeljam wrote:"We can now go to Bluewater without being fined!"

Errr, no, they can't
So the new rise makes travel easier!
It makes total nonsense on trying to bring down the infection rate.

No it doesn't

I looked and there are only restrictions in traveling between different tiers. Shops will stay open.

You are quite right, I apologise
I was stupid enough to believe what my MP said :D
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Re: Aaaaarrrgggghhh - Room 101

Postby Stew d'Apples » Wed Dec 23, 2020 06:32 pm

Sodding oven's gone on the blink. Had both compartments going and when I went to check on my food they're both dark and cooling. The food was just about cooked but what a time to happen. Luckily I'm not cooking Xmas dinner but still a pain in the arse. I'm hoping it's just the fuse and I'll be able to buy new ones tomorrow. If not then hopefully i'll be able to have repaired rather than having to buy a new one.
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Re: Aaaaarrrgggghhh - Room 101

Postby Alan » Sat Feb 27, 2021 08:03 pm

Got the letter i didn`t expect,i`m at risk and have to shelter :shock:
Considering i`ve worked all the way through the pandemic,it seems a little late!
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Re: Aaaaarrrgggghhh - Room 101

Postby steeljam » Sat Feb 27, 2021 10:11 pm

Alan wrote:Got the letter i didn`t expect, I`m at risk and have to shelter :shock:
Considering I`ve worked all the way through the pandemic, it seems a little late!

Did they explain where this 'at risk' situation occurred? Who was the culprit?
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Re: Aaaaarrrgggghhh - Room 101

Postby Alan » Sun Feb 28, 2021 10:04 am

steeljam wrote:
Alan wrote:Got the letter i didn`t expect, I`m at risk and have to shelter :shock:
Considering I`ve worked all the way through the pandemic, it seems a little late!

Did they explain where this 'at risk' situation occurred? Who was the culprit?


No,i got a generic letter with nothing specific to me as to why i have to shelter.i did get a second letter with a list of health conditions that would mean having to shelter if you had one or more.
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Re: Aaaaarrrgggghhh - Room 101

Postby Sandra » Mon Mar 01, 2021 10:41 am

Sorry to say all of the shielding letters have been like that. At no point have we heard which of the laundry list of things wrong with Adrian was enough to put him on that list, but we knew something would be enough. And the number of letters made us think that there's one from the lung clinic, one from the rheumatology clinic, one from DWP, possibly even one from GP... They were different letter, none had a detailed reason though.

My vaccine invite doesn't even make this clear - I'm clinically vulnerable or a carer for one... yes my asthma, my history of autoimmune disease or the other stuff could put me down as a non-shielding vulnerable person... But I think it's because I'm an unpaid carer, much easier for them to identify - and then I was invited twice!
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Re: Aaaaarrrgggghhh - Room 101

Postby Nonny Mouse » Fri Mar 05, 2021 03:05 pm

My son had a scooter accident last night :(

He has a broken tooth and some stitches in his chin and upper lip, and a lot of road rash, but he's okay. We spent 5 hours in the ER last night. Kept him home today to recover. I think we're both still a bit frazzled, but he has an appointment with the dentist and it's all going to be okay.

I'm tired and stressed, think I'll knock off early today.
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Re: Aaaaarrrgggghhh - Room 101

Postby Selkie » Fri Mar 05, 2021 09:12 pm

Nonny Mouse wrote:My son had a scooter accident last night :(

He has a broken tooth and some stitches in his chin and upper lip, and a lot of road rash, but he's okay. We spent 5 hours in the ER last night. Kept him home today to recover. I think we're both still a bit frazzled, but he has an appointment with the dentist and it's all going to be okay.

I'm tired and stressed, think I'll knock off early today.


Ouch! Hope you both feel better soon.
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Re: Aaaaarrrgggghhh - Room 101

Postby steeljam » Fri Mar 05, 2021 10:26 pm

Nonny Mouse wrote:My son had a scooter accident last night :(
He has a broken tooth and some stitches in his chin and upper lip, and a lot of road rash, but he's okay. We spent 5 hours in the ER last night. Kept him home today to recover. I think we're both still a bit frazzled, but he has an appointment with the dentist and it's all going to be okay.
I'm tired and stressed, think I'll knock off early today.
What sort of helmet was he wearing? Skid-lids and half-face helmets are not worth the money.
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Re: Aaaaarrrgggghhh - Room 101

Postby Nonny Mouse » Sat Mar 06, 2021 09:56 pm

I think skid-lid is the best description. But I don't know if any helmet would have been able to protect his face and chin.

He's healing up fine, eating a ton of soft food and chilling out. I'm even doing his chores for him this weekend.
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Re: Aaaaarrrgggghhh - Room 101

Postby steeljam » Sat Mar 06, 2021 10:10 pm

Nonny Mouse wrote:I think skid-lid is the best description. But I don't know if any helmet would have been able to protect his face and chin.
He's healing up fine, eating a ton of soft food and chilling out. I'm even doing his chores for him this weekend.

Full face helmets* would have protected the head.
I attended an exhibition as part of an Advanced Rider course which featured a series of photographs of the results of accidents. The main message was protection;
There were images of bones, as in worn down to the bone. It was not nice.

* Full face
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Re: Aaaaarrrgggghhh - Room 101

Postby Sandra » Sun Mar 07, 2021 10:13 am

Hope your son is past the worst now - I bet his bruising is looking suitably horrific by now.

My Argh - my Mum has a back problem, it's stopping her doing anything, she can't sleep and has gone from reasonably fit to using two sticks in weeks (her leg is collapsing). She's due for a spinal scan in a couple of weeks but for now she's just surviving (and not getting the best help from the GP - antidepressants? honestly?)

Yesterday afternoon my youngest brother called - she'd called 111 and got triaged as needing an ambulance...

I find out at midnight that she hadn't been taken into hospital but given morphine... No one has told me anything else.

By Om I hope it's just a slipped disc.
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Re: Aaaaarrrgggghhh - Room 101

Postby phalarope » Tue Jun 22, 2021 12:57 am

Jury duty. Again. Sigh.
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Re: Aaaaarrrgggghhh - Room 101

Postby Kelshandra » Thu Aug 26, 2021 08:53 pm

Lockdown again (this is number 7 for me). This one is a little scarier though, there are a lot of cases in my town. And due to the state government rules, about 1/3 of the town's population is in quarantine for 2 weeks. Went to the supermarket yesterday (first time out of the house in a week) and the shelves were very empty, along with the deli and bakery being shut due to lack of staf and there are similar stories coming from the postal service, the hospital and a few other stores.

The only bright side is George the cat LOOVEES me being home- he can be in the garden as much as he wants and he can make the occasional zoom bomb to my classes.
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