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503,000 Britons have taken the online suicide prevention course within a three week period. What's going on over there? Trench??? Moby??? What was your score on the questionnaire? How close are you two from pulling the plug? I heard having more sex can pull a guy out of depression.

http://uk.style.yahoo.com/coronavirus-covid19-suicide-mental-health-090906329.html
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503,000 Britons have taken the online suicide prevention course within a three week period. What's going on over there? Trench??? Moby??? What was your score on the questionnaire? How close are you two from pulling the plug? I heard having more sex can pull a guy out of depression.

http://uk.style.yahoo.com/coronavirus-covid19-suicide-mental-health-090906329.html

Never knew it existed ( but glad it does  - for those that need it )   

I wouldn't begin to make a joke about it as a fellow sailing club member lost his 19 yr old son in Nov 18 in this fashion while studying at Uni ..




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503,000 Britons have taken the online suicide prevention course within a three week period. What's going on over there? Trench??? Moby??? What was your score on the questionnaire? How close are you two from pulling the plug? I heard having more sex can pull a guy out of depression.

http://uk.style.yahoo.com/coronavirus-covid19-suicide-mental-health-090906329.html

One of the very likely consequence of prolonged lockdowns, especially for the small to medium sized business owners sitting idly by while watching what they worked so hard to build fizzle to nothing.
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2. The 2018 Camp Fire and Woolsey California wildfires are forests burning because of global warming.
3. N95 mask will choke you dead after 30 min. of use.

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Billy,

A lot of weak-minded people in the UK now...comes from too much lefty liberalism in our media and being force fed to us,so people have lost their sense of identity and values.

When I was a kid i'd walk miles to and from school..now the little darlings have to be taken to and picked up from schools in their mommy's car.

Kids are spoilt and self-entitled here nowadays..which comes from being spoilt by their parents.

You've heard the expression When the going gets tough the tough get going...well over here it's become when the going get's tough let's curl up and hide,

Consequently self-esteem is low among people here,with low moral values..so if something becomes difficult suicide looks like an easy way out.

Brexit was won by most of the older generation voting to reduce immigration which has diluted our society and also by trying to restore our previous values...a punch in the nose for our lefty media.

God help us if Russia went to war with us...we'd be beaten within a week.
« Last Edit: May 18, 2020, 11:55:44 AM by Chelseaboy »
Just saying it like it is.

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Billy,

A lot of weak-minded people in the UK now...comes from too much lefty liberalism in our media and being force fed to us,so people have lost their sense of identity and values.

When I was a kid i'd walk miles to and from school..now the little darlings have to be taken to and picked up from schools in their mommy's car.

Kids are spoilt and self-entitled here nowadays..which comes from being spoilt by their parents.

You've heard the expression When the going gets tough the tough get going...well over here it's become when the going get's tough let's curl up and hide,

Consequently self-esteem is low among people here,with low moral values..so if something becomes difficult suicide looks like an easy way out.

Brexit was won by most of the older generation voting to reduce immigration which has diluted our society and also by trying to restore our previous values...a punch in the nose for our lefty media.

God help us if Russia went to war with us...we'd be beaten within a week.

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Billy,

A lot of weak-minded people in the UK now...comes from too much lefty liberalism in our media and being force fed to us,so people have lost their sense of identity and values.

When I was a kid i'd walk miles to and from school..now the little darlings have to be taken to and picked up from schools in their mommy's car.

Kids are spoilt and self-entitled here nowadays..which comes from being spoilt by their parents.

You've heard the expression When the going gets tough the tough get going...well over here it's become when the going get's tough let's curl up and hide,

Consequently self-esteem is low among people here,with low moral values..so if something becomes difficult suicide looks like an easy way out.

Brexit was won by most of the older generation voting to reduce immigration which has diluted our society and also by trying to restore our previous values...a punch in the nose for our lefty media.

God help us if Russia went to war with us...we'd be beaten within a week.

This is true, I'm fed up with Millennials constantly expecting their bums to be wiped and everything handed to them on a plate without any work on their part. Even career jobs many expect just to be handed to them or fall into in recent years.

I've noticed at the slightest obstacle or adversity they start whinging and whining and saying how they will 'do themselves in' if everything is not quickly made right in their perfect little world. They've got no idea of why people contemplate suicide they just see it as the ultimate throwing of toys out of pram the moment they encounter adversity. Then you have the mental health lot that constantly whinge about their mental health and want the whole world to pity them with all focus being on them. It all comes down to parents not bringing them up right, putting them straight on the way the world is at an early age and how they just have to accept it and get on with it and being pampered way too much.

Like you say CB kids used to walk to school, I did mostly with just the odd treat of a car journey here and there. Nowadays it's not only seen as a mandatory daily trip that nearly all parents must undertake ferrying their children around everyday but it must also be done in a vehicle the size of a tank unless woe betide a car accident might happen so unsettling the fragile nature the child is accustomed to being brought up in, lol.
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(He's dead now. He didn't realize how useless the millenials are going to be. No one's perfect )
« Last Edit: May 18, 2020, 03:31:53 PM by GQBlues »
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1. Because of 'man', global warming is causing desert and arid areas to suffer long, dry spell.
2. The 2018 Camp Fire and Woolsey California wildfires are forests burning because of global warming.
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Confederate,

                 We did pretty well fighting the Germans practically on our own for years.

I wonder how long the USA would have lasted fighting Germany on their own ?

Going by how the Sea Wolves were sinking your shipping for fun until the Brits told you how to combat them AGAIN,not too long I suspect.
« Last Edit: May 18, 2020, 05:30:35 PM by Chelseaboy »
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Confederate,

                 We did pretty well fighting the Germans practically on our own for years.

I wonder how long the USA would have lasted fighting Germany on their own ?

Going by how the Sea Wolves were sinking your shipping for fun until the Brits told you how to combat them AGAIN,not too long I suspect.

Appeasement much?

Those ships were bringing supplies to help you folks and all you do is complain. Boo-hoo.
« Last Edit: May 18, 2020, 08:33:49 PM by mhr7 »
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mhr7

I apologise for the historical howlers of the likes of Chelseaboy..

I can only see his revisionist historical howlers when someone quotes him .. 

Few of us were even around when Roosevelt had the balls to ignore the Germanic / Irish 'neutrals'
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mhr7

       The USA ships being sunk by the Sea Wolves were after Hitler declared war on the USA on 12th December 1941,so you wasn't doing us any favours.

You didn't want to help us at all before then.

Roosevelt wanted to help the Brits but the American public wanted none of it.

Where were you lot during the Battle of Britain and the London Blitz ?

Watching with interest but not wanting to get involved..that's where.

Yeah we did ok practically having to fight the Germans on our own,stopped them invading us..with the help of some Polish pilots.

Pearl Harbour on 7th December 1941 quickly followed by Hitler declaring war on you five days later  left you reeling and with no choice but to actually get off your arses.


The shipping you started sending was because you needed to keep us in the war to help you out boo hoo.

After the USA entered the war in December 1941,because you now had no choice, German U-Boats sank nearly 500 ships off the USA east coast in early 1942 .The numbers of lost ships dropped dramatically after the Brits taught you how to use convoys to counter the threat of the Sea Wolves,after you'd previously ignored our advice.

Luckily for you the Brits were there to hold your hand after Hitler declared war on you or you'd all be goose-stepping now.

Maybe you,Moby and Confederate need to stop watching Hollywood movies for your World War 2 facts .

Actually,when Moby's in your camp over anything you KNOW you're in trouble.

As ever clueless Moby is talking drivel again I see....by the way around 12,000 Irish servicemen fought against Germany and when the survivors returned home after the war they faced scorn,hostility and abuse from the Oirish public..yeah people like Moby.

The Oirish public would rather Germany had defeated Britain ,USA and Canada..that's the Oirish for you,they prefer Nazi's.

Anti- British venom,rhetoric and vitriol drips from their mouths..just as it does from Moby on these forums.

« Last Edit: May 19, 2020, 08:09:42 AM by Chelseaboy »
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The State of Washington had long survived the COVID assault chiefly because it targeted the hotspots when this first started exploding, which are nursing homes. As we now know, contrary to what Gov. Cuomo had done in NY.

Washington not only flattened the curve, it flattened it flatter than an Aunt Jemima pancakes. Yet, politically, it long sat out reopening the state to assure total political impact. Nothing new there, neighbors Oregon and California are spooning along with Washington. The Blue-Balled states.

But what is interesting in the land of BillyB is in its much delayed business reopening. Gov. Inslee wanted restaurants to open with the condition that they will need to acquire private contact information of every person who dines in their establishment. Anyone who refuses will not be allowed to be out public and will be confined in their homes, and wouldn't even be able to go shopping even for groceries. They would have to ask a relative or a friend to do this for them. LMAO!!! When asked by a reporter how will he enforced this, he remarked the state have trained personnel to do this, plus there will be reliance on the public at large, too. Apparently they actually have (had?) a program termed 'The Snitch List'. Neighbors spying and reporting on people defying the 'stay-at-home' mandate!

Many Washingtonians are already up in arms due to an explosion of burglaries because the State is not only releasing criminals due to the virus, is also apparently refusing to arrest anyone who committed a crime.

BillyB, do tell if this is actually happening in your wonderful home state.
« Last Edit: May 19, 2020, 09:09:08 AM by GQBlues »
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BillyB, do tell if this is actually happening in your wonderful home state.


Indian land Casinos are open but every other non essential business is not. I guess it's part of payback to the Indians and to show we are not racist. Soon restaurants, gyms and other non essential businesses will be open with limitations. Early June, my wife will be allowed to go back into a college classroom for her studies.

Many Washingtonians are already up in arms due to an explosion of burglaries because the State is not only releasing criminals due to the virus, is also apparently refusing to arrest anyone who committed a crime.


Sunday my parents had a punk trespass on their property twice in the same day after being told he's not supposed to be there the first time. Monday night the punk tried to break in their shed unsuccessfully. They called the cops but the cops didn't want to come out to investigate due to COVID-19 concerns. Last night and early this morning I, Sig Sauer 9mm, and a Saturday Night Special was wanting to see if he was bold enough to come for a 3rd day in a row. He made the wise decision not to show up.

Last month my very liberal State Supreme Court came one vote from releasing the most violent criminals. We came one vote away from releasing the Green River Killer.
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"....and a Saturday Night Special "

don't advertise your "throw-away" here, in case detectives search your PC...
I'd recommend a shotgun instead of a handgun for night time use (you want a "gas operated" semi auto like Remington 11-87, or Bennelli, this gives substantially less recoil than a pump shotgun)
I'm retrofitting my house with AI cameras that can detect human movement, plus adding more external night lights to dissuade people who didn't get  stimulus checks from trying to steal one
night time visitors have dramatically risen in the last month in my area, mostly car break-ins at the moment...

I've had 3 confrontations with virus resisters
in my state, maybe the only one that will allow this, I can freely carry ANY kind of blade, so long as it is not concealed (I WANT people to see mine!)
all I had to do was put my hand on a knife handle for the confrontations to end...
I can imagine how this will escalate by this time next year
I expect I will have made my first kills by then or be a casualty myself
just recently got my concealed carry license
I carry a snub nose in an ankle holster FBI style + 2 Japanese Tanto knives in custom sheaths mounted on my suspenders for faster access
and figured out how to draw AND attack in one smooth straight hand and body movement that takes under 1 sec
plus Israeli gas mask with CBW filter, gloves, rubber boots, and plastic full length rain coat
when I come out, strip off protective gear and put it into a plastic bag to disinfect with Trump recommended disinfectant
this is necessary in order to go into any kind of store here which is filled with virus protestors not wearing any protective gear who take offense at mine and want to literally "get in my face"
I'm the only outside contact person for my "crew" to reduce our exposure to just one of us
the one who is best able to defend themself
my new normal

and all of you are still in denial about where this is going to be a year from now
civilization, such as it is, will be on the verge of collapse as one domino after another falls into the next one
until there aren't any more




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and all of you are still in denial about where this is going to be a year from now
civilization, such as it is, will be on the verge of collapse as one domino after another falls into the next one
until there aren't any more

My only fear is that you mutate with the new capability of replicating.    ;)

So you sheath your killing knives on your suspenders.........  I picture you as a cross between Inglorious Basterds (your tribe) and Duck Dynasty (my tribe).   

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Documentary on Frontline about covid19 in Italy.

http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/frontline/film/inside-italys-covid-war/
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"I picture you as a cross between Inglorious Basterds (your tribe) and Duck Dynasty (my tribe). "

that's a pretty fair approximation, since I'm a half-breed, I'm a bit of both
against my wife's wishes, I'm letting my hair grow long, my daughter braided the front
when people drive by me, they lock their car doors
most people keep their distance from me, which is my intent
lots of animals use predator mimicry as a defense, it's a pretty cost effective defense strategy
compared to actually fighting which thus far, I haven't been forced to do
but I expect the time will come...

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Documentary on Frontline about covid19 in Italy.

http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/frontline/film/inside-italys-covid-war/

Most of the suffering in Italy that followed, and the eventual global spill of it, did not have to happen had it not been for Italy's utter dependency to its new overlord, China. Instead of heeding the early warning back in November that something is seriously wrong that people are dying of some strange and severe cases of pneumonia, they instead played a silly game of 'Hug-a-Chinese' and even hosted a special concert to the Chinese delegates.

Because of this stupid brown-nosing, look what happened to so many people in the aftermath.
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2. The 2018 Camp Fire and Woolsey California wildfires are forests burning because of global warming.
3. N95 mask will choke you dead after 30 min. of use.

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Last night PBS showed a little preview of show that was to air later.
It was about medical doctors in northern Italy who were dealing with Corona.

The preview had a MD telling how she had to chose who would die and who would live because of lack of equipment.

I knew right then that I could not watch the show.
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Luckily for you the Brits were there to hold your hand after Hitler
declared war on you or you'd all be goose-stepping now.


Everyone see's history through their own lens.  :D

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Well I might have embellished that bit : )
Just saying it like it is.

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Before the pandemic became a pandemic, my wife and I were planning a trip to Hawaii.  When the pandemic started, I changed my mind thinking Hawaii's proximity to Asia would mean the state would have a wave of infections.

Hawaii was never hit by a virus wave and had one of the lowest number of cases if not the lowest (600+ cases, almost all recovered).  And the State is keeping it that way. 

"Gov. David Ige on Tuesday extended the two-week quarantine rule for all travelers who arrive in Hawaii through June 30. For visitors, the rule means no leaving their hotel room for any reason but medical care. No pool, spa or restaurant. No beach or shopping. Just room service and the same view for two weeks."

If they were to open, a huge number of tourists from the East and West  would want to enjoy the tropical splendor without fear of becoming infected other than by whatever their fellow "haole" brought with them and caught on the plane ride.     

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mhr7

   
Anti- British venom,rhetoric and vitriol drips from their mouths..just as it does from Moby on these forums.

What a strange thing to suggest, unless you are simply bored and trolling.

I'm anti-'Brexit' .. Care to explain how you figure out 'anti-British'  :ROFL:


For sure, I now prefer to use an IRL passport and it opens more doors than a UK one and causes less angst when in EU nations and even when applying for RU visas .. which *I'll* get online from Jan 1 2021 ... while the likes of you'd be queing to get your fingers scanned ..
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I knew right then that I could not watch the show.

ML,

It's not a medical thriller, nor apocalypse movie but instead a very human story.  No plot, script or agenda, more a day by day behind the scene account of life and death that tries to 'put you there'.

Well worth the time to watch and reflect.

 

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