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Idiots protesting in London

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by jonbey, 20 Sep 2020.

  1. IT Minion

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    Groundhog Day anyone? Did you miss where that was answered the last time you asked?
     
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  3. JohnD

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    Nonsense.
     
  4. jonbey

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    this isn't happening anymore, I've not seen any empty shelves anywhere since around April.
     
  5. What's a double joke is people like you who think mask wearing and all the other measures of corona is make-believe.
    Extending the period where people like your friend won't get help because it's not an emergency.

    He can't afford 3-4 physio sessions? Or is it because he's paid tax that you think he deserves it for free? By the way, car insurance covers whiplash injuries. Perhaps he should've claimed.
     
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    I visited a supermarket worker on Saturday and she says there has been a sharp uptake in buying since there were rumours of another lockdown. Not quite panic buying but a murmur.
     
  7. Yep! Delivery slots/collections are getting fewer and further between too. I noticed yesterday that the tesco slots are now just an hour window to collect, rather than 2, I guess to try and meet demand.
     
  8. jonbey

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    oh, in that case, I better hire a van and go shopping!

    I've still got tins of soup from the previous bulk buy! And lots of tins of tomatoes - not needed any since I grew loads of my own!
    A winter panic will be a lot tougher though.

    IMG_20200917_150454213_HDR.jpg
     
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    It’s a funny old world. The differences of opinion on here are amazing but it’s just not worth throwing insults back & forth like a Corbyn supporter. All it will do is crystallise there opinion.
    I just don’t want to be responsible for killing someone by acting irresponsibly.
    Maybe some people aren’t bothered about that.
    (Like stupid selfish weirdo flatearthers:confused:)
     
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    During the first lockdown, it was hard to find delivery slots from Asda.

    At the moment I can choose any day up till the 4th Oct, and virtually any time of day.
     
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  12. I'm gonna move to Warwickshire :)
     
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    Yes our click and collect slots have dropped to 1 hour

    Im not sure there will the same panic buying if there is a lockdown, everybody now knows the shortages were just demand side.

    A bigger worry is the end of transition where shortages will be supply side.

    The "world beating" Smart Freight System wont be up and running until at least April 2021
    4 months without a freight handling system, the time of year we rely most on food imports.

    I must admit Im buying a little extra each week -just a bag of pasta or similar, not a lot, just a bit of a buffer
     
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    Funny enough, just seen my plasterer.....
    he’s stockpiling bags of finish!
     
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    my plasterer said similar - I think his supplier actually contacted him to ask if he wanted some when their shipment came in.
     
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    Sounds like a drug deal!
     
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    Maybe the fact that someone has more recently said the opposite is not really an answer.
     
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