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God help us?

Post by andyd » Sat Sep 19, 2020 5:51 am

With a second Covid wave and more lockdowns on the horizon, fingers crossed it doesn't get as bad as it was.

If everyone gets on with the rules, stop ignoring the laws (albeit confusing at times) we will get through it.

Unlike the people of Yemen who don't believe in the virus, and that God is helping them :? Imo, all his belief does is cause problems :roll:

So :goodluck: stay safe and hope 2021 is a better year for us all, and I can catch up with some of you again :)

At least we have the forum :cheers: :woot:

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Post by Mc Tool » Sat Sep 19, 2020 6:56 am

Things are going crazy in India too.....5 million cases and they are reducing restrictions . Here we have mobs of religeous fuck pots accosting people in public and telling them to ignore restrictions ......"god will help you all" they say ,totally oblivious to the fact it must have been him that dumped it on us in the 1st place ....if you believe . :roll:
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Re: God help us?

Post by Andrew 2.8i » Sat Sep 19, 2020 7:38 am

andyd wrote:
Sat Sep 19, 2020 5:51 am
Unlike the people of Yemen who don't believe in the virus, and that God is helping them :?
UK.
Population : 68 M
Daily coronavrus cases (15th September) : 3,103

Yemen.
Population : 30 M
Coronavirius cases 15th September: 2

Perhaps the people of Yemen are on to something*.....
andyd wrote:
Sat Sep 19, 2020 5:51 am
At least we have the forum
:cheers: to that.

Let us all hope that we can avoid another nationwide lockdown.
Stay safe everybody,
Andrew.

* Although a population density of only 57 people per square km in Yemen compared to the UK's 279 probably explains Yemen's lesser rate of transmission and lower amount of daily cases.
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Post by Major_Tom » Sat Sep 19, 2020 10:11 am

Andrew 2.8i wrote:
Sat Sep 19, 2020 7:38 am

* Although a population density of only 57 people per square km in Yemen compared to the UK's 279 probably explains Yemen's lesser rate of transmission and lower amount of daily cases.
Their testing capabilities may also be inferior to ours, hence deceptive statistics.
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Post by mjcapri » Sat Sep 19, 2020 10:12 am

We need somebody to help us!

We’re facing economic armageddon and untold misery all in the name of keeping us safe from a virus which really doesn’t appear all that dangerous, to the majority of people anyway. Death figures basically made up, and an infection rate based on a test which is so unreliable even Matt Hancock yesterday (inadvertently) acknowledged could be generating over 80% false positives (it could be as high as 95%). And infections aren’t cases, which many people don’t seem to understand....

2021 is likely to be a worse year for many than 2020 has been, I honestly believe this is just the beginning....

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Post by mjcapri » Sat Sep 19, 2020 10:14 am

Major_Tom wrote:
Sat Sep 19, 2020 10:11 am
Andrew 2.8i wrote:
Sat Sep 19, 2020 7:38 am

* Although a population density of only 57 people per square km in Yemen compared to the UK's 279 probably explains Yemen's lesser rate of transmission and lower amount of daily cases.
Their testing capabilities may also be inferior to ours, hence deceptive statistics.
As per my previous post Tom, they’d be going some to be inferior to ours!

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Post by Major_Tom » Sat Sep 19, 2020 10:25 am

Oh I didn't see your post. Yes you have to wonder what's coming..
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Post by mjcapri » Sat Sep 19, 2020 11:13 am

Regarding the reliability (or lack of) of the test and therefore infection rate data, this is the Health Secretary’s little ‘slip up’:

https://mobile.twitter.com/JuliaHB1/sta ... 66086?s=20

The methodology for calculating false positives does indeed appear correct, it’s what SAGE use and is explained properly in the BMJ. It’s a bit difficult to understand at first, but to provide a mathematically simple example:

False Positive Rate (FPR) = 1%.

Tests conducted = 100,000.

1% of 100,000 = 1000.

Positive tests = 2000.

1000 is 50% of 2000 therefore FPR = 50%.

The key thing to understand is that the 1% FPR is taken from the total number of tests, not the number of positive tests, which is what Matty boy tried to insinuate before he realised he’d been caught out.

I just wanted to explain why I’m sceptical in case anybody thinks I’m spouting nonsense....

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Post by atomic4 » Tue Oct 06, 2020 1:09 am

Not looking too in blighty at the moment. Infection numbers on the rise again!?

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Post by Jasonmarie » Tue Oct 06, 2020 1:55 pm

I checked on the mother in law as not heard from her since I locked all her doors in March . Good news she has lost weight .

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Post by Major_Tom » Sun Oct 18, 2020 2:08 pm

Ah, the bones of contention.
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Re: God help us?

Post by Jasonmarie » Sun Oct 18, 2020 2:18 pm

Major_Tom wrote:
Sun Oct 18, 2020 2:08 pm
Ah, the bones of contention.

Now she’s in the new lock down I can’t even visit :lol:
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Post by stevemarl » Sun Oct 18, 2020 4:02 pm

It`ll all end in tiers...

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