Hopeful

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  1. Agree
    Hopeful got a reaction from WorkingPoor in The economy is totally and utterly fucked   
    Many of these  'gastro' blinged pubs and restaurants are just part of the houseprice ponzi scheme
    The money being spent in them is by people with more money than sense literally, it's all money they have because of leverage on property or becuase everything they own, that other people cooking their own meals might buy for cash, is on the never never. So their disposable income suports the hospitality sector. It had to collapse at some point.
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    Hopeful got a reaction from karelian in The economy is totally and utterly fucked   
    Many of these  'gastro' blinged pubs and restaurants are just part of the houseprice ponzi scheme
    The money being spent in them is by people with more money than sense literally, it's all money they have because of leverage on property or becuase everything they own, that other people cooking their own meals might buy for cash, is on the never never. So their disposable income suports the hospitality sector. It had to collapse at some point.
  3. Agree
    Hopeful got a reaction from mattydread in The economy is totally and utterly fucked   
    Many of these  'gastro' blinged pubs and restaurants are just part of the houseprice ponzi scheme
    The money being spent in them is by people with more money than sense literally, it's all money they have because of leverage on property or becuase everything they own, that other people cooking their own meals might buy for cash, is on the never never. So their disposable income suports the hospitality sector. It had to collapse at some point.
  4. Agree
    Hopeful got a reaction from Bobthebuilder in The economy is totally and utterly fucked   
    Many of these  'gastro' blinged pubs and restaurants are just part of the houseprice ponzi scheme
    The money being spent in them is by people with more money than sense literally, it's all money they have because of leverage on property or becuase everything they own, that other people cooking their own meals might buy for cash, is on the never never. So their disposable income suports the hospitality sector. It had to collapse at some point.
  5. Agree
    Hopeful got a reaction from goldbug9999 in The economy is totally and utterly fucked   
    Many of these  'gastro' blinged pubs and restaurants are just part of the houseprice ponzi scheme
    The money being spent in them is by people with more money than sense literally, it's all money they have because of leverage on property or becuase everything they own, that other people cooking their own meals might buy for cash, is on the never never. So their disposable income suports the hospitality sector. It had to collapse at some point.
  6. Agree
    Hopeful got a reaction from the gardener in Economic war   
    Why does the show host feel the need to follow
    "If you look at what Donald Trump has said" with,
    "and I know that he has many faults of course"
    It's almost Pavlovian.
  7. Informative
    Hopeful got a reaction from Wight Flight in US infection numbers   
    it's currently being developed as a tool in the UK
  8. Lol
    Hopeful got a reaction from Dogtania in Pandemic coming? - Coronavirus April / May 2020 (Part 3)   
    Haven't been t St Lucia yet. My close hippo enounter was in the Caprivi Strip on the water. Had some great crocs on the Palo Verde in Costa Rica in the early 90s (and again in Lakefield in N Qld in mid 2000s). In Costa Rica I found myself invited to stay with a  fisherman living on the estuary whose family I stumbeld across. He was excited I was interested in seeing crocs, He promised me big ones. Took me out in his dugout, me siting in the front. He nudged the noses of some very large crocs. I was inches from them as they spiralled down into the water. The fisherman and I had  alot of fun, but each our own fun.
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    Hopeful got a reaction from sarahbell in You are the Vet   
    Sudacrem is a good cream
     
     
  10. Agree
    Hopeful reacted to Democorruptcy in Pandemic coming? - Coronavirus April / May 2020 (Part 3)   
    I saw some Costa Rican crocs in this but "currently unavailable".
    https://www.channel4.com/programmes/escape-to-costa-rica/episode-guide
  11. Agree
    Hopeful got a reaction from maudit in Pandemic coming? - Coronavirus April / May 2020 (Part 3)   
    I don't think he knows what he is talking about with regard to the rt-PCR test
     
    Edited to add:
    Just looked this Rsahid Buttar guy up. Wikipedia gives
     
    Dubious to say the least. I assume I'm right - he probably understands fuck all about rt-PCR.
    I think the video in the Tweet is therefore just a load of garbage.
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    Hopeful got a reaction from 201p in US infection numbers   
    It's whether this change in behaviour holds SarsCov2 at bay this winter - I suspect it won't be succifient to overcome the increase in transmission.
    Lots of denial about this virus, but there has been a huge change in human behaviour and the onset of summer.
  13. Agree
    Hopeful reacted to 201p in US infection numbers   
    Most people know about this pandemic by now (where have you been?), and older people are generally taking precautions, so deaths should fall.
    Oh, and we're washing our hands more, and cleaning down surfaces.
  14. Agree
    Hopeful got a reaction from hapax legomenon in Anybody fancy a pub crawl?   
    I think it's about trying to appear as if they know what they are doing, while giving themselves some self-importance
    When in fact, they seem to be the most ignorant and irrelevant gits on the planet
  15. Agree
    Hopeful got a reaction from onlyme in Anybody fancy a pub crawl?   
    I think it's about trying to appear as if they know what they are doing, while giving themselves some self-importance
    When in fact, they seem to be the most ignorant and irrelevant gits on the planet
  16. Agree
    Hopeful got a reaction from Sucralose Ray Leonard in Localised Lockdowns, how you gonna act?   
    But whether it arose from a wet market or as a result of a biosecurity lapse, we shouldn't have it circulating among us.
  17. Agree
    Hopeful got a reaction from Iamcynical in Anybody fancy a pub crawl?   
    I think it's about trying to appear as if they know what they are doing, while giving themselves some self-importance
    When in fact, they seem to be the most ignorant and irrelevant gits on the planet
  18. Agree
    Hopeful got a reaction from karelian in Anybody fancy a pub crawl?   
    I think it's about trying to appear as if they know what they are doing, while giving themselves some self-importance
    When in fact, they seem to be the most ignorant and irrelevant gits on the planet
  19. Agree
    Hopeful got a reaction from SpectrumFX in Anybody fancy a pub crawl?   
    I think it's about trying to appear as if they know what they are doing, while giving themselves some self-importance
    When in fact, they seem to be the most ignorant and irrelevant gits on the planet
  20. Agree
    Hopeful got a reaction from Heart's Ease in Business support not available   
    Well, there's a coincidence
    Looks like just the chap I need to take a look at the Sparrowhawk I've got on my hand this minute that just went whack into my window when chasing something
    Beautiful bird up close. It's wings are OK. Hopefully it's just concussion and it's skull is not caved in. I haven't tried poking the skull yet to see if it's squishy.
    It can fly, just doesn't want to at the moment

     
    I won't be eating it
    It's just flown off - slowly 
  21. Agree
    Hopeful got a reaction from Heart's Ease in Carry on Camping II   
    Not all, but a lot of this is arse about face
    Lots of things at play I suspect
    Probably a bt of each of the following
    1) Pressure to get the 'important' elements of the economy going while still minimising interactions wherever possible
    2) Camplng is not seen as a significant economic activity
    3) TPTB stay in hotels, they don't go camping or understand 'real outdoors' that's for plebs. Outdoors is a game of golf.
    4) Having some things prohibited keeps the public usefully,  'on guard'.
     
    Of course, for transmission, camping when social distancing and good hygiene in communal areas are maintained (if the public will do that) is probably one of the safest leisure activities - it's just not important enough.
     
  22. Agree
    Hopeful got a reaction from Harley in Anybody fancy a pub crawl?   
    I think it's about trying to appear as if they know what they are doing, while giving themselves some self-importance
    When in fact, they seem to be the most ignorant and irrelevant gits on the planet
  23. Agree
    Hopeful got a reaction from ccc in Anybody fancy a pub crawl?   
    I think it's about trying to appear as if they know what they are doing, while giving themselves some self-importance
    When in fact, they seem to be the most ignorant and irrelevant gits on the planet
  24. Agree
    Hopeful got a reaction from gilf in Anybody fancy a pub crawl?   
    I think it's about trying to appear as if they know what they are doing, while giving themselves some self-importance
    When in fact, they seem to be the most ignorant and irrelevant gits on the planet
  25. Agree
    Hopeful got a reaction from Frank Hovis in Anybody fancy a pub crawl?   
    I think it's about trying to appear as if they know what they are doing, while giving themselves some self-importance
    When in fact, they seem to be the most ignorant and irrelevant gits on the planet