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(The Scottish Sun)   83-year-old British woman slams new UK lockdown, says she's 'not going to be fastened in her house cause she's 83, and doesn't give a sod'   (thescottishsun.co.uk) divider line
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2020-10-22 10:53:09 AM  
8 votes:
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2020-10-22 11:43:38 AM  
6 votes:

skatedrifter: Good for her.

This medical martial law is bullshiat.


Medical Martial Law is the name of my derp tribute band
 
2020-10-22 11:40:39 AM  
5 votes:
Good for her.

This medical martial law is bullshiat.
 
2020-10-22 11:48:03 AM  
4 votes:

Slaxl: guestguy: [i.imgflip.com image 620x452]

Wrong accent.


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2020-10-22 11:40:36 AM  
4 votes:
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2020-10-22 11:35:54 AM  
3 votes:
Shouldn't she be a Gemma or a Lauren?

/You wot m8?
 
2020-10-22 12:34:18 PM  
2 votes:

LOLITROLU: I mean, that's fine I guess.  You're 83 and don't care if you get sick or die.  But old people can still transmit.  Would you give a sod if by you getting sick you also cause your grandchildren to get sick and die?  Personal risk is not the only issue here.


The chances of anybody under 18 dying from this virus is a number so close to zero it should be treated as zero for purposes of any risk calculation.  The chances of anybody under 50 dying from it is not much higher.

The real chances of death, in the 25% or so range, is from people her age.
 
2020-10-22 11:54:56 AM  
2 votes:

The Martian Manhandler: [Fark user image image 232x217]
What is an OAP?


Old Arsehole Person
 
2020-10-22 11:51:56 AM  
2 votes:

guestguy: Slaxl: guestguy: [i.imgflip.com image 620x452]

Wrong accent.

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"Ejackalit?"
 
2020-10-22 11:39:18 AM  
2 votes:
Sounds like she's had a good run.  Probably bayoneted herself a Jerry that got shot down in the blitz.
 
2020-10-22 11:37:42 AM  
2 votes:
Wait, she's 83?

Cue the Catherine Tate Nan "What a farking liberty" routine, then.
 
2020-10-22 11:32:46 AM  
2 votes:
Lets compromise.

I say let her leave the house but make it legal to throw paper bags full of cold diarrhea at her head.
 
2020-10-22 1:46:05 PM  
1 vote:

robodog: Geotpf: LOLITROLU: I mean, that's fine I guess.  You're 83 and don't care if you get sick or die.  But old people can still transmit.  Would you give a sod if by you getting sick you also cause your grandchildren to get sick and die?  Personal risk is not the only issue here.

The chances of anybody under 18 dying from this virus is a number so close to zero it should be treated as zero for purposes of any risk calculation.  The chances of anybody under 50 dying from it is not much higher.

The real chances of death, in the 25% or so range, is from people her age.

For the 1 millionth time, dying from Covid is FAR from the only negative outcome! post-covid symptom is going to be a thing likely for the rest of my life, people dealing with chronic ailments caused by the ravaging done to their organs and nervous system by the virus. That will cause pain, suffering, lost productivity, and direct costs to society through medical treatments for a long time. This isn't just about old people dying, it's about a really, really nasty transmittable disease that is going to cause lifetime problems for ~10% of people who catch it. Oh, and there's some evidence that it's hiding out in nerve cells like chicken pox, which means we have another timebomb waiting possibly decades down the road, who knows what this thing will do when it re-emerges, chicken pox is fairly minimal when you get it as a kid but shingles is supposed to be one of the most painful things imaginable.


I was responding to the previous poster who was mainly talking about death.  But the chances of somebody under 18 getting seriously ill but not dying is also a number very, very close to zero, and those for somebody older than 18 but younger than 50 are also quite low.  As for long term consequences, nobody really knows because there hasn't been a long term yet; it's pretty much all speculation.

This is an old people's disease for the most part (with the exceptions of people who were already ill for other reasons and medical personnel that got repeated large exposures from patients they were treating but didn't wear proper PPE, especially the second).

People who are saying it's worse than it really is are just as bad as those saying it's not as bad as it is.
 
2020-10-22 1:21:59 PM  
1 vote:

SpectroBoy: Catch COVID and die you miserable old coont.


Just give her some time.
 
2020-10-22 12:15:35 PM  
1 vote:

Combustion: dothemath: Lets compromise.

I say let her leave the house but make it legal to throw paper bags full of cold diarrhea at her head.

Sigh...I have to wait for it to cool???


IDK, put it in the freezer for 20 mins?
 
2020-10-22 11:53:28 AM  
1 vote:
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What is an OAP?
 
2020-10-22 11:52:47 AM  
1 vote:
Fundamental misunderstanding of the economy.  Unemployment is caused by the virus.  It is not caused by the lockdown.  Until the virus is contained, the economy will suffer.  If you'd like to die, that's fine, but plenty of people have years left and would rather not roll the dice.
 
2020-10-22 11:50:27 AM  
1 vote:
I wish she gave a sod or two. I could use some for my yard.
 
2020-10-22 11:44:46 AM  
1 vote:
Stop giving a platform to these irresponsible assholes.
 
2020-10-22 11:40:04 AM  
1 vote:
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2020-10-22 11:39:00 AM  
1 vote:

dothemath: Lets compromise.

I say let her leave the house but make it legal to throw paper bags full of cold diarrhea at her head.


Sigh...I have to wait for it to cool???
 
2020-10-22 10:41:48 AM  
1 vote:
Catch COVID and die you miserable old coont.
 
2020-10-22 10:16:39 AM  
1 vote:
This just in: Pensioners can be cantankerous and obstinate.
 
2020-10-22 9:02:29 AM  
1 vote:
Elderly chav.
 
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