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Old 4th March 2020, 22:38
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Don't panic !

Covid -19 coming to a person near you soon!
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Old 4th March 2020, 23:12
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Splice the Main Brace! Covid 19 hates Alcohol!
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Old 4th March 2020, 23:18
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Just run around in small circles shouting "Don't panic" - We'll be fine.
Went to Sainsbury's this morning, just same numbers of people as normal, but the piled up trollies were a sight to behold, just like the week before Christmas.
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Old 5th March 2020, 06:05
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People stockpiling Brussel Sprouts?
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Old 5th March 2020, 06:24
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Combination of Corporal Jones ('don't panic') and Private Fraser ('we're doomed') from Dad's Army.

Think of the poor bastards in the lifeboats, the holocaust at Auschwitz et al and the millions queuing for non-existent food and and it will not seem to be a problem at all.
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Old 5th March 2020, 08:38
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People stockpiling Brussel Sprouts?

Something like that, they just had to substitute Easter eggs for tins of quality street.
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Old 5th March 2020, 09:32
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Sorry but I've cracked it ......
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Old 5th March 2020, 12:55
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Go and try buying some Hand sanitiser, and next week try paracetamol....... shelves will be empty

you heard it here first!
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Old 5th March 2020, 16:50
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Virus's are a bit like Paxman's; one bloody thing after another.
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Old 5th March 2020, 17:49
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Breaking news ....
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Half the girls in the UK have VD while the other half have Coronavirus so only sleep with the ones who cough. This has been a public service announcement
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Old 5th March 2020, 18:13
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Virus's are a bit like Paxman's; one bloody thing after another.
served your time on Paxman's I presume..
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Old 6th March 2020, 10:24
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Have extensive experience of Paxmans. As an engine they are totally intolerant of bodgers but in fairness to them I've sailed with worse. Much worse. Is it any wonder I'm oul and cranky.
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Old 6th March 2020, 10:33
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Don't play the 'old soldier' with us. You only had one Rolls Royce you admit to and your steamers would only have used a Paxman when you ran out of hot fog. As for old and cranky? It goes with the class one's command endorsement.
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Was n Costco today and did not believe the people were loading their cars with toilet paper etc.
Expecting to crap a lot in fear of the virus or what ???
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Old 6th March 2020, 23:35
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Tescos here this week were rationing Paracetamol to one packet per person. I'll see for myself more generally on Sunday - if anything is left! We have panic buying every time there is a high wind or the Ben My Chree breaks down.

Tomorrow I'll go to the 'Wine Seller'. I'm quite often in a panic to buy from there!
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Old 7th March 2020, 06:10
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Did Flybe serve the IOM? Will another carrier pick up the slack?
I used them regularly on the Dublin/Southampton and Dublin/London Southend routes and found them very satisfactory.
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Old 7th March 2020, 10:06
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There's a fair amount of consternation here in the West Country about Flybe. The railway service is close to non-existent once you're off the south coast, the roads now bear a strong resemblance to the surface of the Moon and if you see a bus, it's reported as a Martian Tripod Machine they're so rare.

When I was a kid visiting Co. Limerick where my old dear originated I used to travel up and down from Doon in a pony and trap. Could be I'll end up in one again the way things are going.

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Did Flybe serve the IOM? Will another carrier pick up the slack?
I used them regularly on the Dublin/Southampton and Dublin/London Southend routes and found them very satisfactory.
Indeed. They were known as Fly-may-be. They did not serve free gin therefore I have never flown with them. BA (sometime Eastern now, I think, Logan for and on behalf of) to London City plus a modest glass. Unfortunately subsidised by the on-line gambling scam we are running in lieu of a sovereign wealth fund.
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That's it ..... now I am going to panic !!!!

Coronavirus gives you pointy ears ...
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Old 7th March 2020, 14:52
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The good folk of Weymouth are heading off to Portland Port with their pitchforks and billhooks.
They got the blame for letting Black Death in - They don't want to be caught out like that again.
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Old 7th March 2020, 15:27
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Funnily enough I believe you.
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Old 8th March 2020, 20:16
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Hot of the Press...…… Sunday Times, 08 March 2020. (Page 3).

Good News, Discovery Channel is showing a series called Shipwreck Secrets which includes a show about SS Justica.
The show had many highly, highly p ltantsd we wait with joyous anticipation, a few beers and a spicy pizza.
Highly, highly paid consultants, who were also very good looking.

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Old 9th March 2020, 15:13
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Hot of the Press... Sunday Times, 08 March 2020. (Page 3).

Good News, Discovery Channel is showing a series called Shipwreck Secrets which includes a show about SS Justica.
The show had many highly, highly p ltantsd we wait with joyous anticipation, a few beers and a spicy pizza.
Highly, highly paid consultants, who were also very good looking.
Um this sounds vaguely familiar
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Old 10th March 2020, 08:43
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We are all being advised to wash hands thoroughly and regularly..
Spare a thought for folk with OCD
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