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Old 25.11.2020, 14:59
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This may come as a surprise to you, but this is really the case! The "rules" are arbitrary and are not applied uniformly, certain untouchables are able to say what they want without reprimand or reproach, there's no transparency, accountability or regulation. Questions or criticism over decisions taken are either deleted or shut down. Reported posts go ignored and even private messages requesting clarification go unanswered.

To compound that you have moderators launching scathing personal attacks, something that you're supposed to be responsible for policing against! Given all that, I think my criticism was markedly tame!
Your butthurt is showing.
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Old 25.11.2020, 21:31
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Actually, it's the reversion to insults and abuse that keep me going. A good cause does not require such an arsenal. If you were to step away from from your laptop and this comfortable forum where the heretics are outcast you would see that the majority of people have moved on from masks and lockdowns. On busses, trains and in the street, many people aren't wearing them anymore. It's unenforceable, the fines aren't working and yet infections are halving every two weeks.

Where are infections halving every two weeks? You also insult folk.


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Of course you do, I wouldn't expect anything else! Aside from the small matter that you appear to have misunderstood what I wrote, it is of little wonder you fail to see my argument as "good".

When you surround yourself with people who revalidate your beliefs, and where information is reinforced and confirmed by the company you keep (i.e. here), it is little wonder that you feel I am not on the "good" side of the argument. I'm sure if Kittster is feeling generous enough to share their wisdom then he/she can explain all about communal reinforcement and social conformity.

Fere libenter homines id quod volunt credunt.

You seemingly inhabit a sphere of confirmation bias. Is remarkable you remain so blinkered. And if Greenmount misunderstood then so did I. Anyone can dust off a Latin phrase or two, doesn't actually lend weight to your "argument".


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You are a master in misinterpreting things and also quite keen on insulting people............... which is the classic sign of?
So many things. None of them good.

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I am not being insulting, I was trying to explain why the environment here is not conducive to the formation of independent assessment and opinion.

To return to the subject at hand though. It may come as many a disappointment to those that hope for fines to be a sufficient deterrent that to date only around 100 on the spot fines have been handed out on UK public transport, with only around 200 fines elsewhere in the country for mask non-compliance.

Would be interesting to see the data from Switzerland.
When do you form independent opinion? You opine quite vociferously and attempt to shout down anyone who doesn't agree. I keep mentioning your presentation of opinion-as-fact - shouting loudest does not make you right.

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I see a lot of people insulting you because they disagree with your opinion. It is unfortunate and kudos for staying civil.

...Thanks for keeping up the standards.

I understand the need to have different opinions on new situations. And the CV status quo actually changes daily.
Seriously? Not expecting the courtesy of a civil response from you as you will no doubt classify any comment from me as beyond the pale, but do you actually believe TC is civil? Maintaining standards, my arse. Your standards, maybe.

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This is like reading from a parallel universe.
Is bizarre how tone deaf some folk can be.

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This may come as a surprise to you, but this is really the case! The "rules" are arbitrary and are not applied uniformly, certain untouchables are able to say what they want without reprimand or reproach, there's no transparency, accountability or regulation. Questions or criticism over decisions taken are either deleted or shut down. Reported posts go ignored and even private messages requesting clarification go unanswered.

To compound that you have moderators launching scathing personal attacks, something that you're supposed to be responsible for policing against! Given all that, I think my criticism was markedly tame!

This I actually agree with, although I suspect we are viewing the same issue from vastly different perspectives.

The bit I bolded is possibly my favourite part of this forum. Still waiting for an admin bod to explain a GDPR breach that was perpetrated. Reminds me of an old boss I once had: spent the first year prefacing every meeting with "this isn't the time or place for questions."
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Old 26.11.2020, 13:12
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Re: Mask dodgers

Everybody: let's stop spouting unqualified opinions and professing to know more than anyone else about prevention of COVID-19.

Please watch this short video made by a front line medical practitioner.

Covid: US doctor's video simulates what dying patient sees

"I promise you two things:

"Wearing a mask is not as uncomfortable as having a piece of plastic put into your airway to help you breathe, and certainly, potentially meeting the end of your life.

"And I promise you that personal liberty doesn't matter when you die."

This doctor doesn't look hysterical to me. Just very fatigued, saddened and almost resigned.
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Old 02.12.2020, 16:00
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Re: Mask dodgers

Some good sense from the World Health Organization
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]The World Health Organization (WHO) is tightening its mask guidelines, telling people who live in areas where the coronavirus is still spreading to wear masks at all times in a variety of public places.

The new guidelines, rolled out on Tuesday, specify that those entering stores, workplaces and schools with low ventilation should make sure that they are wearing a mask. WHO is also asking that people to wear masks if they cannot keep a physical distance of at least three feet from others within an enclosed area.

The guidelines also call for children 12 and older to wear masks and state that face coverings should be worn outdoors if it is not possible to socially distance.

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Some good sense from the World Health Organization
They are NOT SAYING ANYTHING NEW. Which is typical from WHO.
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They are NOT SAYING ANYTHING NEW. Which is typical from WHO.
Neither are you. At least they make sense.
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Re: Mask dodgers

I went to Weil am Rhein this afternoon to send some parcels home. I bought a takeaway tea and a small piece of cake from the bakery at the entrance of Rewe and sat out in the square there with it, as far away from the mall as possible, facing towards Basel. A security guy came marching across from nowhere and told me I had to pull my mask up.

I was the only person there
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I went to Weil am Rhein this afternoon to send some parcels home. I bought a takeaway tea and a small piece of cake from the bakery at the entrance of Rewe and sat out in the square there with it, as far away from the mall as possible, facing towards Basel. A security guy came marching across from nowhere and told me I had to pull my mask up.

I was the only person there
There are outdoor areas where you have to wear a mask...for instance a good part of Zurich downtown (old town), but unfortunately not everyone adheres....some places are more disciplined than the others, I guess.
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Do you.s females out there still put on your warpaint considering no one sees it these days?
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Old 08.12.2020, 11:32
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Do you.s females out there still put on your warpaint considering no one sees it these days?
I do! but I focus more on the visible part of the face rather than the lips (eyes, brows, etc).

It may surprise you but a lot of people enjoy putting on makeup because it makes us feel good and not because the rest will think it looks good.. The only reason why I stopped using the lipstick was because it went all over my cloth mask and it became annoying to clean that up..
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I do! but I focus more on the visible part of the face rather than the lips (eyes, brows, etc).

It may surprise you but a lot of people enjoy putting on makeup because it makes us feel good and not because the rest will think it looks good.. The only reason why I stopped using the lipstick was because it went all over my cloth mask and it became annoying to clean that up..
Yes . The eyes have it now!
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Do you.s females out there still put on your warpaint considering no one sees it these days?
Do you males? Is an equal opportunity world out there.
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Old 08.12.2020, 12:05
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Do you.s females out there still put on your warpaint considering no one sees it these days?
Of course. We still have to eat and drink.
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Do you males? Is an equal opportunity world out there.
Real males dont wear makup
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Real males dont wear makup
Bowie.
Depp.
Leto.
Beckham.
My body piercer, Matt. To name just few.

Men can wear what they like. Still men.
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Bowie.
Hahahaha
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Hahahaha
Walk away little boy. Go play with someone your own size.
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Walk away little boy. Go play with someone your own size.
Oops. Someone has his nose out here
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Oops. Someone has his nose out here
You're new here, yes? Genuine advice: be less twattish and folk will be more willing to interact.
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Real males dont wear makup
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