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This isn't social distancing!

Postby alan refail » Sat Mar 21, 2020 4:23 pm

The bloody, selfish idiots are all around us :(

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Re: This isn't social distancing!

Postby oldherbaceous » Sat Mar 21, 2020 4:31 pm

You're right Alan, they are definitely not 2 meters apart...
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Postby Westi » Sat Mar 21, 2020 6:56 pm

Why are the supermarkets allowing queueing without the appropriate distance between? The £ shop was the only one with stickers on the floor at the tills, but such a simple thing to do you would think the big boys would have thought of this? It is impossible to socially isolate & shop as arms (& maybe unclean hands) reach over the top of your shoulder to nick the last of the one thing you need!

I'm seriously thinking of buying my groceries online as think this supermarket visiting lark is well out of hand & a big risk, for the staff as well as the buyers! Hopefully not for long as I do like to look at & feel my purchases & I'm pretty sure the big boy stores will wake up.
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Re: This isn't social distancing!

Postby peter » Sat Mar 21, 2020 7:24 pm

Westi wrote:....
I'm seriously thinking of buying my groceries online as think this supermarket visiting lark is well out of hand & a big risk, for the staff as well as the buyers! Hopefully not for long as I do like to look at & feel my purchases & I'm pretty sure the big boy stores will wake up.


Be prepared for disappointment, wife tried to sort in-laws with an alternative to Tesco and couldn't register, Tesco delivery slots are from 7th April onwards round herd!
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Re: This isn't social distancing!

Postby Muddyboot68 » Sat Mar 21, 2020 7:45 pm

Tesco in my town have the stickers on the floor but not many take any notice of them!!!!
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Re: This isn't social distancing!

Postby Stephen » Sun Mar 22, 2020 12:04 am

I've seen more space between the dodgems at the fair!
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Re: This isn't social distancing!

Postby Primrose » Sun Mar 22, 2020 8:15 am

I gather Scotland and the highllands are being similarly affected by camper vans arriving en masse for an early Easter break. How on earth do they think rural community ity support services are going to be able to respond if people are taken Ill. Completely selfish, some people are still all about Me! Me! Me first and the rest of you can go to hell!
The police should intervene and send them all home.
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Postby tigerburnie » Sun Mar 22, 2020 10:22 am

Armed soldiers on the streets in Italy it seems
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Re: This isn't social distancing!

Postby Westi » Sun Mar 22, 2020 7:22 pm

Cheers for the heads up Peter.

Methinks Bori's was a little miffed at todays briefing with the ignorance with social distancing just because it is a sunny day, out they all went totally ignoring it. Is there anything else Joe Public can do to ruin our choice & freedoms?
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Re: This isn't social distancing!

Postby Compo » Sun Mar 22, 2020 11:34 pm

Hmmm whether it is enforced or not, it has to happen. Got me thinking about going to buy some bags of mushroom compost tomorrow, necessary journey? I'll have to get fairly close to the guy that sells it to pay him. But I want the goods, and the shop might not be open for long. I'll go and make sure I have the right cash and won't stress if I don't get it, as in the grand scheme of things it is not that important
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Re: This isn't social distancing!

Postby Westi » Mon Mar 23, 2020 8:31 pm

Deffo necessary & still able to distance Compo! I'm not sure Boris should get the credit or the bombardment on social media but everything was calm & collected at the supermarket & pretty empty today. (Deffo a necessary journey - ever had 4 miffed cats staring at you when you couldn't get the favoured brand)! Dog is pretty happy cleaning out their bowls though so got Mr Westi & mutt on my side! :)
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Re: This isn't social distancing!

Postby Geoff » Sat Mar 28, 2020 3:08 pm

Neighbour has just gone out in the car for the second time today. He flew back from Spain last Friday and has been out every day since. Keeping considerably more than 2 metres away!. I've completed 8 days since I went for repeat prescriptions and my wife 7 days since a volunteer library duty without going out, apart from my daily solitary dog walks though I do keep seeing strangers walking the roads.
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Re: This isn't social distancing!

Postby peter » Sat Mar 28, 2020 6:23 pm

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Out for an hour and a bit with these two each morning early.
One consistent fool of a woman, muzzles and releases her spaniel in a ten acre park field, then stands poking at her mobile phone while it rushes around interrupting other folks doggy activities. Our younger dog likes to run so gets lured away from ball chasing... :evil:
Everyone I've encountered does the "After you Cecil, no after you Claude" bit and all pick up on who plans to wait at a wider point. Signals of directional intent at footpath junctions are also common.

Worst so far, now that drug dealing and consumption on the stream bridge in the park behind our house has declined, was a teenage girl loitering when I was getting my coffee. I hasten to point out our kitchen door & window have a very clear view along this bridge from the top of the slope plus a five foot terrace. All became clear as I drank my coffee, the boyfriend arrived, passionate embrace, they then sat down on the bridge, wrapped themselves in hooded and remained there for the 45 minutes before I went put with the dogs.

The really bad bit is by blocking the bridge they left people with fifty yards of narrow woodland path and no option to nip across the bridge to maintain social distancing by transferring to twenty foot wide grass strip.
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Re: This isn't social distancing!

Postby Colin2016 » Sun Mar 29, 2020 9:03 am

Went to plot & local shop yesterday no a sign of anybody on the road, or cars parked up even the car park had only one car.

The local shop had a metal sink with hand cleaner & paper towels out side the door.

The wet fish shop turned it's display to face window, with transaction taking place through small top window.

With the beech being empty it seems people are staying away at last, great.
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Re: This isn't social distancing!

Postby alan refail » Sun Mar 29, 2020 12:18 pm

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