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(BBC)   Is it time to stop giving carers the clap? Use protection when having sex with front line workers, people   (bbc.co.uk) divider line
    More: Interesting, BBC Radio 2, Clapping, Applause, annual event, UK's weekly applause, NHS staff, ninth time, 10th week  
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2203 clicks; posted to Main » on 22 May 2020 at 2:05 PM (6 days ago)   |   Favorite    |   share:  Share on Twitter share via Email Share on Facebook



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6 days ago  
Yes. Send your virgin daughters, they'll be safe as we're too tired to do anything
 
6 days ago  
How about the paycheck signing class claps with pay raises.  Oh, no, couldn't do that no.  But let's bang on some pots and crap instead.  Maybe another jet flyover!
 
6 days ago  
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6 days ago  
Steve Howe - Clap
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6 days ago  

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Can't spend actual money on them though, we don't do that. Money goes to rich people, any suggestion other than that is socialisims and therefore HERESY!
 
6 days ago  
As a now retired front line worker I was going to chime in, but nijika and cyberspacedout have covered it nicely. Thank you.
 
6 days ago  
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6 days ago  
"It jumped right up and grabbed my meat".

/ good old Frank
 
6 days ago  
Pay more? More PPE? Free couseling and treatment for covid related physical and mental health issues? Nah...
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6 days ago  
I got a new company shirt that says Hero in the spot where a name tag would go if I wore one.
 
6 days ago  
This shiat where we just call everyone "heroes" without doing a goddamn thing for them is genuinely despicable in how obviously insincere it is.

We're not clapping for them, we're clapping to make ourselves feel better about sitting on the sidelines while other people endure all of the risk.

If someone calls you a "hero" for bagging groceries, it's because they're willing to let you die for their convenience.
 
6 days ago  
She said the public had "shown our appreciation" and it was now up to ministers to "reward" key workers.

Whoa whoa whoa. We haven't just been clapping. We've been sending thoughts and prayers in abundance!
 
6 days ago  

PangolinPatientZero: Pay more? More PPE? Free couseling and treatment for covid related physical and mental health issues? Nah...
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China White Tea: This shiat where we just call everyone "heroes" without doing a goddamn thing for them is genuinely despicable in how obviously insincere it is.

We're not clapping for them, we're clapping to make ourselves feel better about sitting on the sidelines while other people endure all of the risk.

If someone calls you a "hero" for bagging groceries, it's because they're willing to let you die for their convenience.


Check this out, it made a lot of my coworkers as well as myself cry when we saw it. We're farking fed up with the stupidity, and the second wave hasn't hit yet.

https://www.mtlblog.com/people/canada​/​qc/montreal/montreal-park-gatherings-l​eads-local-nurse-to-post-tearful-video​
 
6 days ago  

China White Tea: This shiat where we just call everyone "heroes" without doing a goddamn thing for them is genuinely despicable in how obviously insincere it is.

We're not clapping for them, we're clapping to make ourselves feel better about sitting on the sidelines while other people endure all of the risk.

If someone calls you a "hero" for bagging groceries, it's because they're willing to let you die for their convenience.


I said before but I don't care for calling people hero's for doing their jobs. I didn't like it when we did it for soldier, firefighters, and cops and I don't like it now. I'm not going to deny that theses jobs can be dangerous and require skill and at times determination and bravery but that doesn't make you a hero for doing them. When a nurse does their job they aren't doing it because they love people and want to help they are doing it because it pays them money. Maybe they got into the profession because they wanted to help people but i guarantee if we stopped paying the vast majority of them would stop working. A hero is someone who goes above and beyond the expected, we all expect a doctor to try to save a sick person but we don't expect them to run into a burning building.
 
6 days ago  

Smoking GNU: cyberspacedout: [scontent-lax3-2.xx.fbcdn.net image 850x616]

Can't spend actual money on them though, we don't do that. Money goes to rich people, any suggestion other than that is socialisims and therefore HERESY!


You didn't read the article did you.   This story is about the NHS, which is already a socialized institution.
 
6 days ago  
Why do the nurses get all the glory. I'm at work right now, so why don't you farkers start a slow-clap for ME? Go on, I'll wait here, all heroically and shiat.
 
6 days ago  
Anenu:

I said before but I don't care for calling people hero's for doing their jobs. I didn't like it when we did it for soldier, firefighters, and cops and I don't like it now. I'm not going to deny that theses jobs can be dangerous

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6 days ago  
Fun fact about the Clap, once you get the medicine to clear it up, it's done in 2 weeks.

So with this global lock down, with most people staying at home and not hooking up with random people, we could have as a society eradicated the clap.

We're already trying to beat this one thing, might as well get a freebie thrown in, but we can't have nice things.
 
6 days ago  

Eightballjacket: Smoking GNU: cyberspacedout: [scontent-lax3-2.xx.fbcdn.net image 850x616]

Can't spend actual money on them though, we don't do that. Money goes to rich people, any suggestion other than that is socialisims and therefore HERESY!

You didn't read the article did you.   This story is about the NHS, which is already a socialized institution.


Ahh. Well, yes. You are correct there.
 
6 days ago  
How was I to know that she'd been shuffled before?

Said she'd never had a royal flush - but I should have known....
From the tattoo on her left leg, and garter on her right

She had the card to bring me down,
If she played it right...
 
6 days ago  

MBooda: Anenu:

I said before but I don't care for calling people hero's for doing their jobs. I didn't like it when we did it for soldier, firefighters, and cops and I don't like it now. I'm not going to deny that theses jobs can be dangerous

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Aw, youve been saving that up, havent you? Its cute.
 
6 days ago  

ReAnimator: Fun fact about the Clap, once you get the medicine to clear it up, it's done in 2 weeks.

So with this global lock down, with most people staying at home and not hooking up with random people, we could have as a society eradicated the clap.

We're already trying to beat this one thing, might as well get a freebie thrown in, but we can't have nice things.


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6 days ago  
"Is it time to stop giving carers the clap?"

This is why I stopped caring a long time ago.
 
5 days ago  
The clapping is supposed to allow people who aren't in position to financially reward essential workers, to try to raise their spirits.While I'd love to help financially, however I'm just holding on (and that's only true because credit card payments have been frozen). Also, I DO vote for people who try to help. What can those of us who are poor and powerless do to help?

/not in a big city where this is happening.
 
5 days ago  
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5 days ago  
is carers a word?


WTF?
 
5 days ago  

Anenu: China White Tea: This shiat where we just call everyone "heroes" without doing a goddamn thing for them is genuinely despicable in how obviously insincere it is.

We're not clapping for them, we're clapping to make ourselves feel better about sitting on the sidelines while other people endure all of the risk.

If someone calls you a "hero" for bagging groceries, it's because they're willing to let you die for their convenience.

I said before but I don't care for calling people hero's for doing their jobs. I didn't like it when we did it for soldier, firefighters, and cops and I don't like it now. I'm not going to deny that theses jobs can be dangerous and require skill and at times determination and bravery but that doesn't make you a hero for doing them. When a nurse does their job they aren't doing it because they love people and want to help they are doing it because it pays them money. Maybe they got into the profession because they wanted to help people but i guarantee if we stopped paying the vast majority of them would stop working. A hero is someone who goes above and beyond the expected, we all expect a doctor to try to save a sick person but we don't expect them to run into a burning building.


If you stopped paying them... they'd prolly have to go work somewhere at something else or starve. 

An idiot could think to themselves "Aha, you didnt like helping people, you did it for them money!"
Or
They could realize that people who put themselves in those jobs could have done a shiat load of other things for money but they chose the one that helped people. That says a lot about them... and the people that criticize them for wanting to not be homeless martyrs while they do that.
 
5 days ago  
She's like Seinfeld.
 
5 days ago  

EyeHaveRisen: is carers a word?


WTF?


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5 days ago  

EyeHaveRisen: is carers a word?


WTF?


I'm so sorry that even the concept of people who care is so foreign in your country
 
5 days ago  

ultraluzer: EyeHaveRisen: is carers a word?


WTF?

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Must be a lazy version of "Caregivers"
 
5 days ago  

EyeHaveRisen: ultraluzer: EyeHaveRisen: is carers a word?


WTF?

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Must be a lazy version of "Caregivers"


Yeah. Clevegiver of you to detegivermine that.

/not a farkgiver
 
5 days ago  

MBooda: EyeHaveRisen: ultraluzer: EyeHaveRisen: is carers a word?


WTF?

[Fark user image 425x191]

Must be a lazy version of "Caregivers"

Yeah. Clevegiver of you to detegivermine that.

/not a farkgiver


Damn carerists.
 
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