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Old 24th Aug 2021, 02:41
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Can we come back to reality now?

All I'm seeing is some real insight into some paranoid delusions that need to be addressed by a professional.

CCP conspiracies, next will be lizardmen and aliens are making the vaccines. It all feels like we have regressed to the 1950s.
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Old 24th Aug 2021, 03:28
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Only 753 cases today
Meanwhile China stomped on Delta and ate it for breakfast....

https://www.bloomberg.com/news/artic...nt-on-steroids
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Old 24th Aug 2021, 03:39
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Originally Posted by 43Inches
Meanwhile China stomped on Delta and ate it for breakfast....

https://www.bloomberg.com/news/artic...nt-on-steroids
43, I’m not sure that I would be believing a) China, and b) Bloomturd. Two sources that have been synonymous with telling many many porkies.
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Old 24th Aug 2021, 04:38
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43, I’m not sure that I would be believing a) China, and b) Bloomturd. Two sources that have been synonymous with telling many many porkies.
While I agree with the sentiment, there's obviously some belief in some weird and wonderful things by what is contained in these posts, China and Bloomberg seem credible compared.
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Old 24th Aug 2021, 04:53
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Originally Posted by Paragraph377
43, I’m not sure that I would be believing a) China, and b) Bloomturd. Two sources that have been synonymous with telling many many porkies.
If only they had the "Gold Standard" integrity of Rupert or Nine.
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Old 24th Aug 2021, 05:32
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Chief health officer Kerry Chant has warned NSW that masks may still be needed 'for years' to battle COVID-19. Woohoo. How exciting that will be! It’s a great day to be a NSW resident.
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Old 24th Aug 2021, 05:57
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Originally Posted by Paragraph377
Chief health officer Kerry Chant has warned NSW that masks may still be needed 'for years' to battle COVID-19. Woohoo. How exciting that will be! It’s a great day to be a NSW resident.
She's at least being more realistic and sensible about it than McGoose, Anna Stay-Away or Dan...And from comments of various medico's overseas, she's probably right!

"Zero Covid! Queenslander's haven't given up on it! Look how great we're doing, you can go to school, the pub, etc..." - Anna Stay-Away's comments today...
"Zero Covid! I will not tolerate any Covid cases or deaths in WA on my watch!" - McGoose's comments a couple days ago.
"Zero Covid! My never-ending supply of lockdowns and arresting kiddies in the playground can make it happen!" Dan Andrews' comments today

Then there's the reality of vaccination and actually living with the Delta strain, as demonstrated by several jurisdictions overseas - including the ones that Premier's like McGowan like to overlook because they've got vaccination rates above that to which he agreed he would open the border's, ease restrictions, move to more targeted lockdowns etc..

It is here to stay, it will get in, no matter how hard you try to keep it out, and case numbers will blow out, no matter what you do - unless you plan to lockdown your capital city for every individual case Mr McGowan??
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Old 24th Aug 2021, 08:07
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Originally Posted by 43Inches
Can we come back to reality now?

All I'm seeing is some real insight into some paranoid delusions that need to be addressed by a professional.

CCP conspiracies, next will be lizardmen and aliens are making the vaccines. It all feels like we have regressed to the 1950s.

To follow up a few minutes later with the below, makes the above the funniest or most Sino-ignorant post in some time. The CCP always stomps out COVID. Along with anyone suggesting otherwise.


Originally Posted by 43Inches
Meanwhile China stomped on Delta and ate it for breakfast....
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Old 24th Aug 2021, 10:36
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97+% vaccination rates

Reported on the ABCs page "Tracking Australia's COVID vaccine rollout"

As of 24 August, 97.85% of ACT 70+ year olds have had their first vaccination.

If other Australians are as committed, Covid will become (almost) a non-issue
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Old 24th Aug 2021, 10:53
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Chief health officer Kerry Chant has warned NSW that masks may still be needed 'for years' to battle COVID-19. Woohoo.
Are these the paper masks that the WHO says are not effective? No medical standard used in their production.
Pure theatre.
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Old 24th Aug 2021, 11:39
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…[this] thread indeed the site is hijacked by call centre commies with the sole purpose to spread misinformation…
Not so crazy. Certain threads have posters whose main activity seems to be to defend the CCP or Russia, and attack the west.
Indeed Russia is believed to be have been recently busted actively spreading disinformation through social media- not the west is short of useful idiots already.

https://www.google.com.au/amp/s/www....g-57928647.amp




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Old 24th Aug 2021, 21:30
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Are these the paper masks that the WHO says are not effective? No medical standard used in their production.
Pure theatre.
And I just marvel - actually despair - at the number of people I see with their nose hanging out of top!

Might as well wear it on an elbow.
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Old 24th Aug 2021, 22:47
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Not so crazy. Certain threads have posters whose main activity seems to be to defend the CCP or Russia, and attack the west.
Indeed Russia is believed to be have been recently busted actively spreading disinformation through social media- not the west is short of useful idiots already.

https://www.google.com.au/amp/s/www....g-57928647.amp
Not promoting or saying the CCP or Russian government are good guys. However the links are to a Russian businessman, not to Russia in general, yes that is a sort of smoking gun, but the same disinformation comes out of similar businessmen in Australia like Palmer and Co. Just because Palmer is a raging lunatic does not mean all of Australia is. A lot of whacko anti-vax ideas come out of the USA and other "western" places including Australia, and yes there are most likely some underhanded international efforts going on as well. Within Australia we have Neo-Nazi groups and such linked with other organised groups that revel in anarchy and will spread this info without any push from a foreign nation, do not underestimate how much reach and finance these groups can muster. Then you have religious and other groups, that can be just as devious as they know the direct message from "god" can seem like lunatics words so they hide behind false scientific information.

End game is, that's your irrational 10% who are non vaxers. You won't be able to change their narrative, just look out for it and be wary of it.

Do masks work?


The best example I've seen this whole pandemic.
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Old 24th Aug 2021, 23:17
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Originally Posted by 43Inches
End game is, that's your irrational 10% who are non vaxers. You won't be able to change their narrative, just look out for it and be wary of it.
It's about 17% and they are not necessarily anti vaxers, they are anti authority the "don't tell me what I can and cannot do brigade"

Gladys is in serious trouble now, the worst thing you can do is wave the freedom carrot at your population. Just within our own ranks those from NSW firmly believe freedom is imminent.
The Premiers must hold the line right up to the moment you change it, no hesitation. If she doesn't do it now there will be riots akin to those we saw in the US on the capital, right when her health system is about to be overwhelmed.

We're still not coming Gladys.

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Old 25th Aug 2021, 00:21
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Well QLD and WA have gone to a new low with their political jargon. QLD closing to NSW, ACT and Vic due hotel quarantine issues, guess they’re not fit to cope with covid and WA canceling and not accepting any NSW residents on compassionate grounds. What a mess Australia is, Americans thought Trump was bad look at Aussie politicians.

I really wish NSW would open up internationally and leave QLD and WA behind to keep their own bubble.
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Old 25th Aug 2021, 00:29
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Originally Posted by SHVC
Well QLD and WA have gone to a new low with their political jargon. QLD closing to NSW, ACT and Vic due hotel quarantine issues, guess they’re not fit to cope with covid and WA canceling and not accepting any NSW residents on compassionate grounds. What a mess Australia is, Americans thought Trump was bad look at Aussie politicians.

I really wish NSW would open up internationally and leave QLD and WA behind to keep their own bubble.
In the words of the chief obsfucator Scott Morrison; “it’s not my problem”. Now, where’s my Hillsong invitation and my healing hands…
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Old 25th Aug 2021, 00:37
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Well QLD and WA have gone to a new low with their political jargon. QLD closing to NSW, ACT and Vic due hotel quarantine issues, guess they’re not fit to cope with covid and WA canceling and not accepting any NSW residents on compassionate grounds.

If it’s any consolation, McGowan’s extended family is from NSW. What’s good for the goose……

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Old 25th Aug 2021, 00:47
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Originally Posted by 43Inches
Do masks work?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x6cTDGqcUpA

The best example I've seen this whole pandemic.
That is brilliant. Will be saving that for future use.
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Old 25th Aug 2021, 00:53
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Not just WA & Qld

WA, SA, Qld, & Tas all seem to have the same border restrictions.
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Old 25th Aug 2021, 01:23
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WA, SA, Qld, & Tas all seem to have the same border restrictions.
shhhh that goes against their political bias.


(Mods will delete this like all my other political posts)
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