The CV19 thread

Discussion in 'The Barracks' started by Dave55, Feb 28, 2020.

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  1. Robert-w

    Robert-w Banned

    The discovery that a closed Coventry nightclub has been turned into a three story cannabis farm should offer Andy Burnham and Boris a solution to the Manchester lockdown. Turn over all the closed clubs, pubs, gyms etc. to cannabis production. This would provide a source of income for the employees and owners and the product could be used to keep the locked down population from fretting.. A brilliant solution n'est pas? :rolleyes:
    Cannabis crop at former Coventry nightclub 'worth £1m'
     
  2. Robert-w

    Robert-w Banned

    Well perhaps it might be better if the king dork had decided to cut off his ............:omg:
     
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  3. KevinC

    KevinC Slightly wierd

    So this is what Covid lockdown European style looks like. No wonder the virus is having a field day over there :mad:
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  4. Rich Payne

    Rich Payne Rivet Counter Patron 1940 Obsessive

    It's not going well with the 'Social Distancing' in the Ronde van Vlaanderen...but then it was never going to.

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  5. Wobbler

    Wobbler Well-Known Member

    The local park this morning. There were 14 matches played in total at 22 players + 3 officials per game plus substitutes, coaches and spectators. How many different households involved too, who can say? And this is fine apparently.

    But if I stand outside, socially distanced, with six members of my family from just two households, I will be shot by the Council sniper.

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  6. Slipdigit

    Slipdigit Old Hickory Recon

    wooley12 and KevinC, do you post anywhere other than in this thread?

    I mean, this is a WWII forum, after all.
     
  7. wooley12

    wooley12 Active Member

    My area of study and interest in real life, is the U S Rangers, FSSF and 474th from Dieppe to Oslo. So while I've learned some things from reading other threads, I haven't seen any that I felt qualified to post in. Covid is of interest to me because with my "MOS" (70, health issues) the the mortality rate is higher than the Rangers on D Day.
     
  8. KevinC

    KevinC Slightly wierd

    Damn. I'm on the wrong forum again ........................
    It explains why I post my birdwatching stuff on a cricket forum and my Formula 1 posts don't make sense on the cycling forum.
     
  9. von Poop

    von Poop Adaministrator Admin

    Forty-eight posts, six of them vaguely related to military history, and the last of those in July.

    It is quite strange to be 'active' on a military history forum while posting almost nothing about military history.

    The point Jeff makes, I think quite reasonably, is perhaps: While being ridiculously tolerant on here when compared to many other 'subject-specific' forums, and thinking a certain level of chatting shit is normal, we're not really Twitter or Reddit.

    Everyone can view their posting history:
    >Profile
    >>Postings
    >>>Find all content (bottom of the page).
    Maybe worth a gentle reminder that we're a Military History site.

    And looking at the nearly 2000 replies to this thread; I think a little less gently - I'll close it for a week or so, as I get a tad uncomfortable when off-topic stuff constantly sits on the front page.
    It's not as though the world is short of commentary on this business.

    ~A
     
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