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  • Frogofdoom 11 Feb 2020 16:55:09 16,609 posts
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    The time for that has long passed, if you go to a supermarket now or receive goods from one you are probably going to die. If you have a cat you had better eat that instead.
  • Steve-Perry 11 Feb 2020 16:57:09 1,512 posts
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    HookJaw wrote:
    So far, the internet has led me to believe that the virus is a biological weapon, it's going to kill at least 100 million people and that there's satellite imagery of large burning pits of bodies in Wuhan.

    Is it time to stock up on tins of sausage and beans yet?
    Sausage and beans would be a luxury in any such scenario. You'd be carving flesh off your own BBQ'd thigh and salivating at the prospect.
  • JYM60 11 Feb 2020 17:01:18 18,483 posts
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    Frogofdoom wrote:
    The time for that has long passed, if you go to a supermarket now or receive goods from one you are probably going to die. If you have a cat you had better eat that instead.
    Nah cats are fucked. They all have it. RIP cats.
  • Tonka 12 Feb 2020 06:24:34 30,900 posts
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    me360 wrote:
    They don't even know how this corona varient is spreading yet. But it is probably airborne
    There was a virus specialist on the two days ago saying that it wasn't airborne. That you have to stay out into your lungs to catch it, but that the virus sticks to big saliva droplets that fall to the ground.

    Don't inhale someone else's coughs and don't stock your fingers in your mouth and you'll be fine.

    But this was two days ago, in Sweden so things might have changed.
  • drhickman1983 12 Feb 2020 06:41:31 6,867 posts
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    But putting other people's fingers in your mouth is okay, right?
  • Deleted user 12 February 2020 06:51:11
    HookJaw wrote:
    So far, the internet has led me to believe that the virus is a biological weapon, it's going to kill at least 100 million people and that there's satellite imagery of large burning pits of bodies in Wuhan.

    Is it time to stock up on tins of sausage and beans yet?
    We have actually stocked up a small load of non perishable goods. Last year leading up to a couple of days of storms the shops got cleared out by panic buying, fuck knows what will happen if the coronavirus gets to Ireland.
  • jimnastics 12 Feb 2020 13:17:14 1,841 posts
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    Apparently it's rocked up at Worthing Hospital now, it's the most excitement we've had in this town since noshgate last year.
  • TechnoHippy 12 Feb 2020 14:26:29 17,516 posts
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    HookJaw wrote:
    AaronTurner wrote:
    HookJaw wrote:
    So far, the internet has led me to believe that the virus is a biological weapon, it's going to kill at least 100 million people and that there's satellite imagery of large burning pits of bodies in Wuhan.

    Is it time to stock up on tins of sausage and beans yet?
    We have actually stocked up a small load of non perishable goods. Last year leading up to a couple of days of storms the shops got cleared out by panic buying, fuck knows what will happen if the coronavirus gets to Ireland.
    I'm genuinely starting to do this. Tinned foods, pasta, rice, flour etc. Whilst it's now too far away, I'm also planning on growing vegetables from March onwards (purely as a hobby, but it has an obvious benefit, too.)
    Think how quickly shops are stripped bare of food after only a light sprinkling of snow. If this virus REALLY kicks off I'm sure hunger will actually cause as many problems as the virus will itself.
    I live in the middle of nowhere and occasionally it can get cut off from the outside world through floods or bad weather. Power gets shut off easily as well, so I keep a few weeks stocks of tinned and dry food in the cupboards. Every year I take anything that's due to go out of date that year to the local foodbank and that makes a heft parcel.
  • Rivuzu 12 Feb 2020 15:05:22 18,385 posts
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    I went to a big fighting game event over the weekend in Paris, and have come back feeling like death.

    ETA till I start googling Coronavirus symptoms.
  • Dirt3 12 Feb 2020 16:05:48 1,043 posts
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    drhickman1983 wrote:
    But putting other people's fingers in your mouth is okay, right?
    I wondered who that was.
  • Graxlar_v3 12 Feb 2020 17:12:33 10,225 posts
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    Rivuzu wrote:
    I went to a big fighting game event over the weekend in Paris, and have come back feeling like death.

    ETA till I start googling Coronavirus symptoms.
    How far did you get? or did you spectate?
  • Decks Best Forumite, 2016 12 Feb 2020 17:17:32 25,648 posts
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    I think it's only spread by human contact isn't it? You were probably in the safest place in the world.
  • sport 12 Feb 2020 17:38:53 16,120 posts
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    Decks wrote:
    I think it's only spread by human contact isn't it? You were probably in the safest place in the world.
    Have you seen the hygiene habits of those people? Surprised he's still alive.
  • JYM60 12 Feb 2020 17:44:45 18,483 posts
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    The whole place was probably filled with infected airborne sweat droplets.
  • fontgeeksogood 12 Feb 2020 18:25:57 10,023 posts
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    But Rivuzu surely can't get his fingers in his mouth so how did he contract corona
  • reddevil93 12 Feb 2020 18:51:15 15,535 posts
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    First confirmed case in London.
  • RichDC 12 Feb 2020 19:31:22 8,877 posts
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    Pretty much gives everyone an excuse to take two weeks off right?
  • Frogofdoom 12 Feb 2020 19:32:43 16,609 posts
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    Too late, you already all have it due to the tube. Get those goodbyes said as you don't have long.

    Edited by Frogofdoom at 19:32:58 12-02-2020
  • RichDC 12 Feb 2020 19:37:31 8,877 posts
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    Going to Iceland in a week. Played enough Plague Inc to know that's the key to ending the human race.
  • challenge_hanukkah 12 Feb 2020 19:39:56 12,844 posts
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    Is it wrong to hope quite a lot of people die?

    I think we're due a cull.
  • neilka 12 Feb 2020 19:48:39 23,413 posts
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    How are things looking in Switzerland?
  • Frogofdoom 12 Feb 2020 19:52:59 16,609 posts
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    The superspreader travelled through there so it's a matter of time.
  • RyanDS 12 Feb 2020 19:54:02 13,279 posts
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    challenge_hanukkah wrote:
    Is it wrong to hope quite a lot of people die?

    I think we're due a cull.
    Funny the people who say that always hope they aren't included.
  • Khanivor 12 Feb 2020 19:55:00 44,479 posts
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    neilka wrote:
    How are things looking in Switzerland?
    As long as you donít swap saliva with someone in your basement dungeon you should be ok.
  • RichDC 12 Feb 2020 20:00:59 8,877 posts
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    Basement dwellers are probably the safest.
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