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Started by semblance on Mar 19, 2020 12:34:46 AM
Stuff and nonsense! Cowardice and the end of Britain as a nation with backbone!

Honestly, what is happening to this country? Emulating the shrieking of the traditionally less than brave nations like France and Italy.

We didn't brave the wrath of the EU in order to rise the white flag to a Chinese virus spread by Italians.

Mark my words, in years to come Covid will be merely a name bestowed upon council estate urchins by their barely literate mothers.

semblance - 19 Mar 2020 00:35:58 (#1 of 48)

This isn't my Brexit and I want my country back.

solomongursky - 19 Mar 2020 00:36:19 (#2 of 48)

No panic buying in Italy.

semblance - 19 Mar 2020 00:37:01 (#3 of 48)

Surrendered before they even panicked.

semblance - 19 Mar 2020 00:38:01 (#4 of 48)

I am going to bed.

Macpaddy - 19 Mar 2020 00:38:29 (#5 of 48)


LazyDazy - 19 Mar 2020 00:47:56 (#6 of 48)

The booze hasn't run out, it seems.

SinnerBoy - 19 Mar 2020 01:09:39 (#7 of 48)

Where's the bog roll?

TigerPaws - 19 Mar 2020 04:52:48 (#8 of 48)

The panic buying is caused by the government.

The crisis is not manged well enough to calm people's fears.

The spectacles of supermarket empty shelves is disgraceful. I suspect they are diverting items to the delivery service.

Perhaps they don't deliver so much in Italy. I can't think of any other reason other than the Italians are more socialised with strong catholic/socialist traditions.

TigerPaws - 19 Mar 2020 04:55:06 (#9 of 48)

A virus does not have a nationality, by the way.

Agaliarept - 19 Mar 2020 09:09:01 (#10 of 48)

Is this Mighty Satires? Get back in the Haven!

sympforthedevil - 22 Mar 2020 19:53:47 (#11 of 48)

Is this Mighty Satires?

Pretty clearly, I'd say. Partly inspired by the media people (Antony Middleton) and vox-poppers (woman in Harrow) who have been talking about the virus like it's a terrorist and saying that they refuse to give in to it and let it change their way of life.

Dubris - 22 Mar 2020 20:00:27 (#12 of 48)

Viruses, like floodwaters, tend to be unmoved by such foolhardy pluck.

Agaliarept - 22 Mar 2020 20:01:26 (#13 of 48)

Pretty clearly, I'd say.

Apart from the folder. Here in UKNews we do shouting and outrage.

sympforthedevil - 22 Mar 2020 20:09:11 (#14 of 48)

I'm going by the fact that it's semblance. Don't think that these would be his honest views.

sympforthedevil - 22 Mar 2020 20:10:31 (#15 of 48)

Sorry, we're still in UK news.


carterbrandon - 22 Mar 2020 22:23:26 (#16 of 48)

Antony Middleton

That prick. After a hugely entertaining turn by Joanna Lumley the previous time, my erstwhile employer reverted to 'motivational' type by booking him for their annual staff do. I don't know why they think that a bunch of pen-pushers would respond positively to being harangued by a glorified PE teacher, but that's what happened.

Snarlygog - 22 Mar 2020 22:25:08 (#17 of 48)

Ask how many WPCs has he taken out?

LazyDazy - 22 Mar 2020 22:47:02 (#18 of 48)

Sometimes I find threads in this folder a bit confusing. Actually, mostly.

carterbrandon - 22 Mar 2020 23:03:27 (#19 of 48)

#17: i wish I'd heard about that at the time; i would have been delighted to cause a stink.

Actually there was one between Joanna and him. One of those cyclists that talked about how they weren't particularly interested or good at cycling, then with a bit of 'dedication' won the Olympics. I spent most of his speech doing an impression of Jimmy Hill.

robespere - 22 Mar 2020 23:10:51 (#20 of 48)

Unfortunately backbone and bravery isn't what's required. It's endurance and the ability to cut ones ties at least for while.

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