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Forum: Jet Blast
25th Oct 2020, 09:02
Replies: 3,844
Views: 171,857
Posted By highflyer40

Why the long queues? Do they need many more...

Why the long queues? Do they need many more polling stations? Here in the U.K. I am in and out in less than a minute or two. Never seen more than one or two other people at a station.

I know the...
Forum: Jet Blast
24th Oct 2020, 13:04
Replies: 10,830
Views: 996,532
Posted By highflyer40

No it doesnít mean that. You have a travel bubble...

No it doesnít mean that. You have a travel bubble with a country that has low numbers of infection. Australia could have a bubble with Japan and Japan could still allow U.K. or USA citizens in. The...
Forum: Jet Blast
24th Oct 2020, 13:00
Replies: 10,830
Views: 996,532
Posted By highflyer40

You are making this so much more complicated than...

You are making this so much more complicated than it actually is. No you would not book a test (not sure where the calling NHS but comes from as you just go online and book a test, but maybe you can...
Forum: Jet Blast
24th Oct 2020, 08:48
Replies: 10,830
Views: 996,532
Posted By highflyer40

As a previous poster mentioned. I really think...

As a previous poster mentioned. I really think some people are just trying to find confusion where there isnít any. Itís not rocket science to figure out what to put to the question ďwhen did the...
Forum: Jet Blast
23rd Oct 2020, 15:09
Replies: 83
Views: 7,608
Posted By highflyer40

In regards to migrants. Iím not sure how anyone...

In regards to migrants. Iím not sure how anyone can be surprised. Once Brexit went through the french were saying ďgreat thatís that issue solved thenĒ the migrants want to come to the U.K. the...
Forum: Jet Blast
23rd Oct 2020, 12:09
Replies: 3,844
Views: 171,857
Posted By highflyer40

My opinion is that a higher turnout will...

My opinion is that a higher turnout will definitely favour the democrats. The Trump supporters were always going to get their votes in no matter what to save their man, so the ones who otherwise may...
Forum: Jet Blast
20th Oct 2020, 21:53
Replies: 10,830
Views: 996,532
Posted By highflyer40

Universities are in the private sector not the...

Universities are in the private sector not the public. So not an apt comparison.

My wife works in the NHS and hasnít worked harder in all her time there in years. I meanwhile have been on furlough...
Forum: Jet Blast
20th Oct 2020, 21:33
Replies: 10,830
Views: 996,532
Posted By highflyer40

That wasnít what he said. He said people that...

That wasnít what he said. He said people that were asked about whether they wanted a lockdown said yes but werenít aware of how it would affect their own jobs. Everyone is aware of how it might...
Forum: Jet Blast
20th Oct 2020, 21:22
Replies: 10,830
Views: 996,532
Posted By highflyer40

England will be in a national lockdown come...

England will be in a national lockdown come Friday. BJ has been pushed into a corner and Andy Burnham has just given him his out. I donít particularly agree with the national lockdown but then donít...
Forum: Jet Blast
20th Oct 2020, 21:15
Replies: 10,830
Views: 996,532
Posted By highflyer40

Give me a break. After 8 months everyone is aware...

Give me a break. After 8 months everyone is aware of how all this is affecting the economy and their job. Unlike the start of this there is no confusion on how this will affect people. Yet they...
Forum: Jet Blast
20th Oct 2020, 20:13
Replies: 3,844
Views: 171,857
Posted By highflyer40

What worse than 4 more years with Trump as...

What worse than 4 more years with Trump as president? Absolutely seriously you could have a donkey as president and it wouldnít do worse than Trump has. At least it wouldnít tweet as much, and I...
Forum: Jet Blast
20th Oct 2020, 20:09
Replies: 10,830
Views: 996,532
Posted By highflyer40

The problem is the first lockdown did work. Then...

The problem is the first lockdown did work. Then we came out of it and schools and importantly universities went back in. What is needed now is a cyclical approach that gives confidence in forward...
Forum: Jet Blast
20th Oct 2020, 19:57
Replies: 10,830
Views: 996,532
Posted By highflyer40

Actually when people are dying by the hundreds,...

Actually when people are dying by the hundreds, and within the next week or two the thousands then your differing opinion can do one. It was about 2 weeks ago and your lot were saying alright the...
Forum: Jet Blast
20th Oct 2020, 15:27
Replies: 10,830
Views: 996,532
Posted By highflyer40

like the first one they donít want people...

like the first one they donít want people travelling long distances.
Forum: Jet Blast
19th Oct 2020, 22:29
Replies: 4,757
Views: 377,675
Posted By highflyer40

Can I ask the opinion of others as to their...

Can I ask the opinion of others as to their thoughts on something that just occurred to
me.

I have personally always thought that over the years governments have become more and more at odds....
Forum: Jet Blast
19th Oct 2020, 22:21
Replies: 10,830
Views: 996,532
Posted By highflyer40

Has it come to a point where all these differing...

Has it come to a point where all these differing opinions on how to deal with the current situation is actually hurting rather than helping to sort the issue? Is it not time for the government to...
Forum: Jet Blast
19th Oct 2020, 18:47
Replies: 10,830
Views: 996,532
Posted By highflyer40

In a public health emergency the only thing you...

In a public health emergency the only thing you must have is an authoritarian government. As we have seen if you leave it up to everyone individually you have chaos as everyone has different ideas on...
Forum: Jet Blast
19th Oct 2020, 18:42
Replies: 10,830
Views: 996,532
Posted By highflyer40

By itself backtrack tracing is closing the stable...

By itself backtrack tracing is closing the stable door after the horse has bolted. It would
only work best in conjunction with forward tracing as well.

If you stop to think the whole point of...
Forum: Jet Blast
19th Oct 2020, 16:33
Replies: 10,830
Views: 996,532
Posted By highflyer40

The current measures are working (well they were,...

The current measures are working (well they were, but read on) but they stopped working when schools and most importantly universities went back in. Amazingly it doesnít seem the government figured...
Forum: Jet Blast
18th Oct 2020, 21:15
Replies: 8,837
Views: 3,677,578
Posted By highflyer40

Ok. I know this is sacrilegious to F1 fans, but...

Ok. I know this is sacrilegious to F1 fans, but wouldnít it be better if all the cars were the same and you could just watch the skill of the drivers instead of periods of dominance for one team...
Forum: Jet Blast
18th Oct 2020, 19:32
Replies: 3,844
Views: 171,857
Posted By highflyer40

Surely one small region where there were...

Surely one small region where there were restrictions on fishing and lobster pots would mean the surrounding areas would be even more plentiful, due to making that area a breeding ground where the...
Forum: Jet Blast
18th Oct 2020, 15:33
Replies: 10,830
Views: 996,532
Posted By highflyer40

To be fair most counties in the world are doing...

To be fair most counties in the world are doing forward tracing and not back tracing. They both have benefits and the ideal would be to do both but I imagine logistically that might be impractical.
Forum: Jet Blast
18th Oct 2020, 08:04
Replies: 10,830
Views: 996,532
Posted By highflyer40

If they were to start handing out the fines...

If they were to start handing out the fines liberally this sort of behaviour would end pretty quick. After 4 X £200 fines Mr father of 2 might change his behaviour.
Forum: Jet Blast
16th Oct 2020, 07:58
Replies: 10,830
Views: 996,532
Posted By highflyer40

That is correct. If they arenít in your household...

That is correct. If they arenít in your household that is the advice. No need to do anything unless advised to isolate by test and trace. Now if it was a household member it would be slightly...
Forum: Jet Blast
15th Oct 2020, 23:10
Replies: 10,830
Views: 996,532
Posted By highflyer40

What we should be doing is what the science...

What we should be doing is what the science advisors predicted would happen back in May but has never come to fruition. A cyclical lockdown. Say 2 weeks national lockdown followed by 6-8 weeks of...
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