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Message 109202 - Posted: 13 Jul 2022, 15:29:35 UTC - in response to Message 109201.  

Most people just have a couple of days in bed, hopefully she's ok. Just give her first class room service for a bit.
One of my regular clients is currently in hospital. She was taken in on the 5th of July, and repeated covid tests have returned positive. Today I was asked to go to her house, and confirm that a laptop was properly set up to access email, for her husband to deliver in his daily visit.

She's over 80, and has not been vaccinated.
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Message 109203 - Posted: 13 Jul 2022, 15:44:58 UTC - in response to Message 109202.  

That does not sound good.
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Message 109209 - Posted: 14 Jul 2022, 4:50:08 UTC - in response to Message 109199.  

Why do you get so upset about a smell? Why should a non-smoker have more rights than a smoker?
Why do people get upset with people making love in public?
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Message 109210 - Posted: 14 Jul 2022, 12:51:28 UTC

Can I jump on this bandwagon?

I think all druggies, drunks & speeders should be permantly locked up & the key thrown away.
Our NHS will then be able to cope with no pressure. :-)
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Message 109211 - Posted: 14 Jul 2022, 12:59:33 UTC - in response to Message 109210.  

Can I jump on this bandwagon?

I think all druggies, drunks & speeders should be permantly locked up & the key thrown away.
Our NHS will then be able to cope with no pressure. :-)

Not that I disagree, but if we are to believe the politicians, then most of the taxes on tobacco and alcohol go to funding the NHS.
And therefore "Would the NHS manage on the reduced budget?".
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Message 109212 - Posted: 14 Jul 2022, 13:37:17 UTC

I think all druggies, drunks & speeders should be permantly locked up & the key thrown away.

Have you looked at the cost/week of keeping someone in prison recently? While in theory I agree, I am not so sure it works in practice.
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Message 109213 - Posted: 14 Jul 2022, 14:16:23 UTC - in response to Message 109211.  
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Considering that some time ago, it was stated that smokers cost the NHS £5bn a year.
ROFPMSL.
At that time, the government were raking in £13bn from smokers.
BTW guys, I was being my usual mischievous self. :-)
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Also, didn't Bozo the Clown say that he would freeze sin taxes?
Fat chance it happened, seen several increases since then.
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Message 109214 - Posted: 14 Jul 2022, 14:22:12 UTC

Considering that some time ago, it was stated that smokers cost the NHS £5bn a year.
At that time, the government were raking in £13bn from smokers.


On top of that you have to add the tax revenue lost to the economy when these people are not working.

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Message 109227 - Posted: 14 Jul 2022, 22:48:43 UTC - in response to Message 109221.  

Have you looked at the cost/week of keeping someone in prison recently? While in theory I agree, I am not so sure it works in practice.
Do away with prisons. Minor offence, community service. Major offence, death penalty.

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Message 109260 - Posted: 16 Jul 2022, 17:43:30 UTC

Grumble: 3KW immersion ordered for Akvaterm thermal store tank to replace the 1KW one that came with the tank. Warning on website that it takes up to 12 days. Firm contacted at 14 days. They sent me tracking no for Finnish postal system. It had only just gone into the, "Posti" system there. I followed it as it made its way to clearing customs to be flown to UK. Now the tracking system says,
Awaiting payment of customs charges Cambridge Depot
No mention of this on the UK site where I ordered it. Have emailed company asking when they will be paying the customs duty.
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Message 109275 - Posted: 17 Jul 2022, 0:58:24 UTC - in response to Message 109261.  

Why should we pay more to buy something from another country?
to keep the border guards there to keep out all the riff raff form other countries for squeezing you off your island?
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