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    dgul got a reaction from Bus Stop Boxer in Pandemic coming? - Wuhan Coronavirus Dec/Jan 2020   
    Also note Canary Islands -- sandstorm from Africa and a few days later they're nCoVed.
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    dgul got a reaction from Battenberg in Pandemic coming? - Wuhan Coronavirus Dec/Jan 2020   
    Hmm.  If there was a school trip then they're closing, but if families popped over on their own then they're not closed...  You'd think schools would be asking parents where they went over 1/2 term, but my kids' school hasn't.
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    dgul got a reaction from The Masked Tulip in No more casting couch.   
    First off, he's clearly 'bad' and deserves jailtime.
    But the trial is complicated.  As you say, the victims here are the ones who didn't get the job.  Beyond that, the victims are people like my daughter, to whom I say things like 'don't desire to get a job in that industry' (without going into the smutty details) -- ie, who are denied participation in the industry even though Weinstein was never going to be anywhere near.
    However, the other thing I keep on thinking is 'they would say that' -- if you've been handled by the guy there's only one choice, to claim that he abused you -- because if you don't say that people will just think you're a slut (and was happy with the deal).  I find this deeply worrying.  (and the fact that all the witnesses are professional actors/actresses, so used to 'playing the part').  I sort of worry about my own thoughts in this regard, but logic demands that they're thought.
     
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    dgul got a reaction from twocents in Pandemic coming? - Wuhan Coronavirus Dec/Jan 2020   
    Hmm.  If there was a school trip then they're closing, but if families popped over on their own then they're not closed...  You'd think schools would be asking parents where they went over 1/2 term, but my kids' school hasn't.
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    dgul got a reaction from LC1 in No more casting couch.   
    First off, he's clearly 'bad' and deserves jailtime.
    But the trial is complicated.  As you say, the victims here are the ones who didn't get the job.  Beyond that, the victims are people like my daughter, to whom I say things like 'don't desire to get a job in that industry' (without going into the smutty details) -- ie, who are denied participation in the industry even though Weinstein was never going to be anywhere near.
    However, the other thing I keep on thinking is 'they would say that' -- if you've been handled by the guy there's only one choice, to claim that he abused you -- because if you don't say that people will just think you're a slut (and was happy with the deal).  I find this deeply worrying.  (and the fact that all the witnesses are professional actors/actresses, so used to 'playing the part').  I sort of worry about my own thoughts in this regard, but logic demands that they're thought.
     
  6. Lol
    dgul got a reaction from Lightly Toasted in Pandemic coming? - Wuhan Coronavirus Dec/Jan 2020   
    And there's the strange case of the Slovak prime minister, who is definitely in hospital with a pneumonia, but who definitely hasn't got nCoV.  Well, it isn't clear how they know, given the testing problems, etc, but it's definitely not nCoV.
    But what is definite is that he was shaking hands with other EU leaders last week...
    [Amusingly, Boris didn't go, but  Sadiq Khan did.  Ah, serendipity.]
    [Apparently he's due to go to Moscow tomorrow -- if he doesn't go then it is nCoV]
     
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    dgul got a reaction from BBH in Pandemic coming? - Wuhan Coronavirus Dec/Jan 2020   
    Hmm.  If there was a school trip then they're closing, but if families popped over on their own then they're not closed...  You'd think schools would be asking parents where they went over 1/2 term, but my kids' school hasn't.
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    dgul got a reaction from whitevanman in Pandemic coming? - Wuhan Coronavirus Dec/Jan 2020   
    And there's the strange case of the Slovak prime minister, who is definitely in hospital with a pneumonia, but who definitely hasn't got nCoV.  Well, it isn't clear how they know, given the testing problems, etc, but it's definitely not nCoV.
    But what is definite is that he was shaking hands with other EU leaders last week...
    [Amusingly, Boris didn't go, but  Sadiq Khan did.  Ah, serendipity.]
    [Apparently he's due to go to Moscow tomorrow -- if he doesn't go then it is nCoV]
     
  9. Informative
    dgul got a reaction from The Masked Tulip in Pandemic coming? - Wuhan Coronavirus Dec/Jan 2020   
    And there's the strange case of the Slovak prime minister, who is definitely in hospital with a pneumonia, but who definitely hasn't got nCoV.  Well, it isn't clear how they know, given the testing problems, etc, but it's definitely not nCoV.
    But what is definite is that he was shaking hands with other EU leaders last week...
    [Amusingly, Boris didn't go, but  Sadiq Khan did.  Ah, serendipity.]
    [Apparently he's due to go to Moscow tomorrow -- if he doesn't go then it is nCoV]
     
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    dgul reacted to Melchett in Pandemic coming? - Wuhan Coronavirus Dec/Jan 2020   
    I have avoided this thread until now.
    I've been working in viral immunology since the mid 80s. I have a PhD in it. I have publications. There are commercial products, plural, on sale that I led the R&D for. Etc.
    The reason I have been avoiding this thread: I have no fucking idea what is going on with this, or what to expect. Except that if it gets much bigger the viral immunology or epidemiology or infection control isnt going to be important. Its going to be all about economics.
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    dgul reacted to DocH in Pandemic coming? - Wuhan Coronavirus Dec/Jan 2020   
    Ever thought you might be patient  -1?
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    dgul reacted to The Masked Tulip in Pandemic coming? - Wuhan Coronavirus Dec/Jan 2020   
    Keep your chin up - DOSBODs order.
     
    Keep your chin up - DOSBODs order.
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    dgul reacted to Sucralose Ray Leonard in Useless IT staff (not all)   
    Agree with most points but I'd say the main issue is Microsoft and their ever worsening software. 
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    dgul reacted to MrPin in Useless IT staff (not all)   
    Price's Law again.
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    dgul got a reaction from spygirl in No more casting couch.   
    First off, he's clearly 'bad' and deserves jailtime.
    But the trial is complicated.  As you say, the victims here are the ones who didn't get the job.  Beyond that, the victims are people like my daughter, to whom I say things like 'don't desire to get a job in that industry' (without going into the smutty details) -- ie, who are denied participation in the industry even though Weinstein was never going to be anywhere near.
    However, the other thing I keep on thinking is 'they would say that' -- if you've been handled by the guy there's only one choice, to claim that he abused you -- because if you don't say that people will just think you're a slut (and was happy with the deal).  I find this deeply worrying.  (and the fact that all the witnesses are professional actors/actresses, so used to 'playing the part').  I sort of worry about my own thoughts in this regard, but logic demands that they're thought.
     
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    dgul got a reaction from Happy Renting in No more casting couch.   
    First off, he's clearly 'bad' and deserves jailtime.
    But the trial is complicated.  As you say, the victims here are the ones who didn't get the job.  Beyond that, the victims are people like my daughter, to whom I say things like 'don't desire to get a job in that industry' (without going into the smutty details) -- ie, who are denied participation in the industry even though Weinstein was never going to be anywhere near.
    However, the other thing I keep on thinking is 'they would say that' -- if you've been handled by the guy there's only one choice, to claim that he abused you -- because if you don't say that people will just think you're a slut (and was happy with the deal).  I find this deeply worrying.  (and the fact that all the witnesses are professional actors/actresses, so used to 'playing the part').  I sort of worry about my own thoughts in this regard, but logic demands that they're thought.
     
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    dgul got a reaction from NewryH in No more casting couch.   
    First off, he's clearly 'bad' and deserves jailtime.
    But the trial is complicated.  As you say, the victims here are the ones who didn't get the job.  Beyond that, the victims are people like my daughter, to whom I say things like 'don't desire to get a job in that industry' (without going into the smutty details) -- ie, who are denied participation in the industry even though Weinstein was never going to be anywhere near.
    However, the other thing I keep on thinking is 'they would say that' -- if you've been handled by the guy there's only one choice, to claim that he abused you -- because if you don't say that people will just think you're a slut (and was happy with the deal).  I find this deeply worrying.  (and the fact that all the witnesses are professional actors/actresses, so used to 'playing the part').  I sort of worry about my own thoughts in this regard, but logic demands that they're thought.
     
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    dgul got a reaction from wherebee in No more casting couch.   
    First off, he's clearly 'bad' and deserves jailtime.
    But the trial is complicated.  As you say, the victims here are the ones who didn't get the job.  Beyond that, the victims are people like my daughter, to whom I say things like 'don't desire to get a job in that industry' (without going into the smutty details) -- ie, who are denied participation in the industry even though Weinstein was never going to be anywhere near.
    However, the other thing I keep on thinking is 'they would say that' -- if you've been handled by the guy there's only one choice, to claim that he abused you -- because if you don't say that people will just think you're a slut (and was happy with the deal).  I find this deeply worrying.  (and the fact that all the witnesses are professional actors/actresses, so used to 'playing the part').  I sort of worry about my own thoughts in this regard, but logic demands that they're thought.
     
  19. Agree
    dgul got a reaction from wherebee in Pandemic coming? - Wuhan Coronavirus Dec/Jan 2020   
    That looks like a training video.  Although what they're training to do is what it looks like they're doing.
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    dgul got a reaction from Bedrag Justesen in No more casting couch.   
    First off, he's clearly 'bad' and deserves jailtime.
    But the trial is complicated.  As you say, the victims here are the ones who didn't get the job.  Beyond that, the victims are people like my daughter, to whom I say things like 'don't desire to get a job in that industry' (without going into the smutty details) -- ie, who are denied participation in the industry even though Weinstein was never going to be anywhere near.
    However, the other thing I keep on thinking is 'they would say that' -- if you've been handled by the guy there's only one choice, to claim that he abused you -- because if you don't say that people will just think you're a slut (and was happy with the deal).  I find this deeply worrying.  (and the fact that all the witnesses are professional actors/actresses, so used to 'playing the part').  I sort of worry about my own thoughts in this regard, but logic demands that they're thought.
     
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    dgul reacted to Melchett in Mentalist left whingers   
    I started a new thread as this sort of mentalism, to my mind, doesnt really fit into either the feminism or SJW threads.
    Precis so you dont have to dirty yourself visiting the So-Called BBC website: Previously largey unheard of democratically elected politician whose worst 'crime' seems to be being a conservative posts a photo of himself making tea. Swivel eyed loons call for boycot of the brand of tea he uses. That is all. 
    https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-51621812
    Are these people mentally defective? And you know the ones I am refering to: not the makers of the tea, or the conservative politician.
     
    I predict we will see more of this over coming years, examples of BDS that just cant process that the population at large doesnt agree with their political views and is entitled not to do so.
     
    ETA: This absolutely wasnt product placement. Everyone is clear on that. The tea company just sold him tea via, by the looks of it, Costco or a tesco megastore.
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    dgul reacted to Wight Flight in Any VAT experts here?   
    I think you are thinking of the flat rate scheme where the limit is £150k.
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    dgul got a reaction from One percent in Barbershop Residency Scam/People Smuggling?   
    I find it extraordinarily troubling that I'm not allowed to say 'there's a problem over there' when it comes to anyone who isn't of British heritage.
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    dgul got a reaction from S Brule in Pandemic coming? - Wuhan Coronavirus Dec/Jan 2020   
    To me an 'obvious' thing to do would be check a sample of those hospitalised with 'flu' since about Dec and have a look to see if there's any signs of nCoV.  That would be immensely interesting and useful information.
    But they won't do this.  I've no idea why not, but they won't.
    [Possibly because it would make the NHS look bad -- having a pandemic disease in the country and not noticing.]
  25. Lol
    dgul got a reaction from Hail the Tripod in Slavebox disaster thread   
    They should put in a shrubbery.