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by atlantalad
Wed Jul 15, 2020 12:24 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: adeola friday
Replies: 23592
Views: 1045999

Re: adeola friday

Bats
by atlantalad
Sun Jul 05, 2020 5:56 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Alternative Pub Names For These Times
Replies: 57
Views: 1160

Re: Alternative Pub Names For These Times

The Keepout Inn
by atlantalad
Sat Jun 13, 2020 9:53 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Newbury 4.55
Replies: 11
Views: 706

Re: Newbury 4.55

fanzone wrote:
Fri Jun 12, 2020 11:15 pm
So it lost then

Era of inclusivity.... it's the taking part that counts.😉
by atlantalad
Thu Jun 11, 2020 1:03 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Leaves see.
Replies: 23
Views: 1235

Re: Leaves see.

The only leaves I've seen looking at me really intently such that I could see their eyes looked like this
by atlantalad
Thu Jun 11, 2020 12:46 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: O/T Looking for (ex BT) telephone engineer
Replies: 1
Views: 344

Re: O/T Looking for (ex BT) telephone engineer

Not sure if he's ex BT but I believe one lives in Wichita.
by atlantalad
Mon Jun 08, 2020 2:07 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Trading 212 and buying shares
Replies: 17
Views: 937

Re: Trading 212 and buying shares

Problem with funds, especially Baillie Gif American B is it takes a few days to buy and a few days to sell so you are not sure what price you are buying into nor selling at. Not right good under current volatile market conditions. I had Baillie Gif American before crash in March and was up 50% ( ove...
by atlantalad
Fri Jun 05, 2020 12:35 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: 5 subs allowed in remaining games
Replies: 60
Views: 1502

Re: 5 subs allowed in remaining games

Novel way of social isolating the team although I think there would be enough room in a couple or three at the most. Will they be yellow? Hope we get a lot more rain this month otherwise they'd be useless manoeuvring on the pitch.
by atlantalad
Thu Jun 04, 2020 12:04 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Farmers fields
Replies: 78
Views: 3466

Re: Farmers fields

NottsClaret wrote:
Thu Jun 04, 2020 10:08 am
Unless you're an agitated and defensive chimpanzee in captivity.
May be a reaction of primates in lockdown?
by atlantalad
Thu Jun 04, 2020 12:54 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Would the Ancient Greeks have...
Replies: 20
Views: 996

Re: Would the Ancient Greeks have...

That was when it ended, is it? That was the decline. atlantalad, you can cut a square out of a piece of paper, but a piece of paper doesn't make a square. Two different perspectives Pstotto. You see the square hole cut in the paper. I see the square shaped piece cut out of the paper. If you were to...
by atlantalad
Thu Jun 04, 2020 12:42 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Farmers fields
Replies: 78
Views: 3466

Re: Farmers fields

Yeah sounds good. I’ll direct message my address if that’s ok though as want to make sure we keep numbers down to 30ish. Why would they be coming into my house though? And do you know why I think the farmer was wrong? Because he broke the law. Or do you think it’s right to break the law? If someone...
by atlantalad
Tue Jun 02, 2020 7:04 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Would the Ancient Greeks have...
Replies: 20
Views: 996

Re: Would the Ancient Greeks have...

Undoubtedly.

When observing the constellation of Ursa Major Cassandra the soothsayer of Troy saw that two juxtaposed three sided polygons did indeed make a square.
by atlantalad
Fri May 29, 2020 1:02 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Political compass
Replies: 48
Views: 1287

Re: Political compass

Nearly hit the crosshairs. -0.5, 1.0
by atlantalad
Fri May 29, 2020 12:31 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Dental Surgeries to re open
Replies: 43
Views: 1001

Re: Dental Surgeries to re open

It's not just that, it's the extremely high risk from aerosols that requires very specialised PPE that isn't widely available. The very few Urgent dental centres that were set up to deal with emergencies struggled. Why can a dentist open but a hairdresser can't? Now you have got me very worried. I ...
by atlantalad
Tue May 26, 2020 2:32 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Dominic Cummings
Replies: 874
Views: 15125

Re: Dominic Cummings

Someone posters seem to be in a right old melt down on here. Watch your blood pressure guys. Why should the guy resign? He is merely an advisor. He's not an MP, he's not a govt minister, he's not a science/medical advisor from whom the govt derive their guidance and develop the 5 point plan (~ unlik...
by atlantalad
Tue May 12, 2020 10:03 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Charging a car battery
Replies: 20
Views: 822

Re: Charging a car battery

Hope your back is ok, Atlanta! Back is fine thanks. Just had to be careful of the kick back and not spraining / breaking my wrists😀. Happy days tinkering around with those old cars. I developed a considerable amount of mechanical skills in my youth through necessity. Haynes manuals were a god send....
by atlantalad
Tue May 12, 2020 12:37 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Stay Alert
Replies: 499
Views: 10621

Re: Stay Alert

So, I can go outside and meet one person of my family, or anyone else as long as i social distance - stay at least 2_metres away. But only one person I then go to a supermarket queue, all spaced 2 metres apart and I meet 2 people. This is ok Explain please? From your statements "This is ok. Explain...
by atlantalad
Tue May 12, 2020 12:06 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Charging a car battery
Replies: 20
Views: 822

Re: Charging a car battery

In the back of my mind I recall reading that you should make sure you do not have the ignition switched on when attaching a live charger. People stated that such an action caused havoc with the electronics of Toyota vehicles. Not sure how true this is though. I have always prefered to charge a car b...
by atlantalad
Mon May 11, 2020 1:34 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Stay Alert
Replies: 499
Views: 10621

Re: Stay Alert

Reading through many of the above posts I am wondering how many of the posters have managed to survive thus far in life. Seriously, many seemingly lack the common sense and competence to make decisions for themselves. May be it's because they were exposed to a spoon fed education system. They must g...
by atlantalad
Mon Apr 20, 2020 12:24 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: cycle route to malham
Replies: 133
Views: 4946

Re: cycle route to malham

There is, & people have been doing it all weekend with no apparent problems ....... Walkers have been leaving alcohol wet wipes at the stiles when crossing into fields, it’s been more of an issue with dogs off the leads in the fields with the lambing season, some people are desperately trying to fi...
by atlantalad
Fri Apr 17, 2020 8:00 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Flexible plastic rod
Replies: 27
Views: 1361

Re: Flexible plastic rod

As Jel suggested above. You can get 160 mm pvc underground drainage pipe and slice it into rings of appropriate width. Bit yucky brown colour mind, but builders merchants should have the 160 mm size. If you don't want the 3 m length they have some short broken / cracked rejects that you could try.
by atlantalad
Thu Apr 16, 2020 5:59 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Flexible plastic rod
Replies: 27
Views: 1361

Re: Flexible plastic rod

Hi Hipper. Looks like you are not improvising but wanting to make something that looks both professional and functional. If it was me I would look at 3D priniting as this gives you much more control over dimensions and you can even print in the notch and hole feature. Use ABS or even PP as the plast...
by atlantalad
Thu Apr 16, 2020 1:23 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Flexible plastic rod
Replies: 27
Views: 1361

Re: Flexible plastic rod

Guessing here but seems like you are improvising and intend to make visors? Easiest way to form 160mm dia structure may be using 10 mm copper tube - bend over a 80mm rad former. If you need it to be a plastic then you may also consider something like a plastic curtain track and thermoforming ( use h...
by atlantalad
Tue Apr 07, 2020 12:07 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Some Good Advice Re Breathing
Replies: 12
Views: 1395

Re: Some Good Advice Re Breathing

:oops:

🤢

😛
by atlantalad
Mon Apr 06, 2020 1:20 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Covid-19
Replies: 13359
Views: 265739

Re: Covid-19

Not a fan of these data curves since data can easily be manipulated to prove a point. As they say: Lies, damned lies, and statistics. I have seen several log graphs that seem to have arbitrary start points. For instance if take days since 100 mortalities then this can affect the upward trajectory. I...
by atlantalad
Mon Apr 06, 2020 11:25 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Covid-19
Replies: 13359
Views: 265739

Re: Covid-19

With the rules in place should it really be able to get across to Burnley and Pendle and spread or will we be lucky and miss it? According to Evergreen coronavirus app it is already prevalent in the Burnley area: " Most areas showed that more than 90 percent of people who may have coronavirus are k...
by atlantalad
Sun Apr 05, 2020 9:31 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Fear of Social Gatherings - The Future
Replies: 72
Views: 2736

Re: Fear of Social Gatherings - The Future

One of the changes I’m praying for is less British goods being made in the far East purely on cost. It’s this that has spread this virus so rapidly. Business men back and forward out there trading bugs. Build British, buy British will be needed to get the country through the economic shitstorm ahea...
by atlantalad
Sat Apr 04, 2020 8:35 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Covid-19
Replies: 13359
Views: 265739

Re: Covid-19

Hi mdd2. Yes I should have used the correct scientific terminology: RNA, but I thought using this may be OTT on here. (My son works in a biotech company in SF bay area and his expertise is genomics – re-coding DNA of bacteria to make them do useful functions, so I am aware of the distinction and use...
by atlantalad
Thu Apr 02, 2020 6:18 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Covid-19
Replies: 13359
Views: 265739

Re: Covid-19

Funding issue - they get £4.5 bn a year public funding.
by atlantalad
Thu Apr 02, 2020 6:08 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Covid-19
Replies: 13359
Views: 265739

Re: Covid-19

So, according to the latest update by Hancoxk today the bottleneck in testing is the PHE. The PHE's response to fighting the virus has been wholly lacking. They do not seem to have tried to coordinate a national response to fight the virus. Instead, they seem to have kept efforts in-house and have b...
by atlantalad
Thu Apr 02, 2020 2:51 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Covid-19
Replies: 13359
Views: 265739

Re: Covid-19

Thanks for the link Combatclaret. Some very interesting reading when you go through some of the references. https://meduza.io/en/feature/2020/03/21/the-ventilator-problem Just doing some simple sums. UK currently has 8175 ventilators and total of 114,000 hospital beds. If, in worse case, assume ever...
by atlantalad
Thu Apr 02, 2020 1:50 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Covid-19
Replies: 13359
Views: 265739

Re: Covid-19

Yes probably - especially as that peak is currently predicted to be on the 12th April. You can’t reverse 10 years of cutbacks in 2 or 3 weeks. Remember Germanys starting position was 30,000 ventilators before the crisis - ours was 6,000. Germany having 30,000 ventilators - do you have the source? F...
by atlantalad
Thu Apr 02, 2020 1:40 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Covid-19
Replies: 13359
Views: 265739

Re: Covid-19

Seems there has been quite a bit of discussion on here about testing especially in relation to what Germany has achieved. Thought I would share this article for those interested as I think its a really good piece that explores a lot of different ideas. Its a longish read but as I say if interested ...
by atlantalad
Wed Apr 01, 2020 12:05 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Covid-19
Replies: 13359
Views: 265739

Re: Covid-19

In press conference today when was asked about low number of tests being done Gove said there was now a shortage of chemicals needed to make new testing kits. Peston: "I've just talked to the Chemical Industries Association, which represents the UK's very substantial chemicals industry. It has cont...
by atlantalad
Tue Mar 31, 2020 1:32 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Things you're doing differnet at home now
Replies: 27
Views: 773

Re: Things you're doing differnet at home now

Spend hours at a time sat on the floor pitching a baseball against a wall opposite.



Ps, wish I could escape to the open (quiet) roads on my Bandit 650.
by atlantalad
Sat Mar 28, 2020 12:15 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Boris Watch
Replies: 895
Views: 19749

Re: Boris Watch

Yeah, don't forget three men leading the UK’s response to the pandemic – Johnson, Hancock and Whitty – must now do so from quarantine because they've contracted it themselves by not taking it seriously enough. Inspiring. Claret-On-A-T-Rex wrote: ↑Sat Dec 14, 2019 8:05 am UK Citizens won't be able t...
by atlantalad
Tue Mar 24, 2020 11:54 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: NHS volunteers
Replies: 93
Views: 3887

Re: NHS volunteers

Signed up as a volunteer in my local village last week. A local woman had popped a home printed flyer in my letter box which gave a number to contact if I needed any help with items- like the NHS list. I did not need help but contacted the woman and offered to help as well. She said she was overwhel...
by atlantalad
Tue Mar 24, 2020 7:45 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Covid-19
Replies: 13359
Views: 265739

Re: Covid-19

Lowbankclaret wrote:
Tue Mar 24, 2020 7:33 am
Agreed we don’t have enough police.
It will be hard to Police, from watching GMB, there is still lots of confusion as to a key worker.

Sports direct have ordered people to work, Ashley has declared them key workers.

Timpsons will be open then.
by atlantalad
Tue Mar 24, 2020 12:28 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Bread delivery van tracking app.
Replies: 14
Views: 840

Re: Bread delivery van tracking app.

Busty craps
by atlantalad
Mon Mar 23, 2020 11:49 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Lockdown jokes and memes.
Replies: 440
Views: 35706

Re: Lockdown jokes and memes.

I sense some posters on here are posing non- sensible queries for the purpose provocation. If you require a more explicit interpretation of what "people can now only leave their homes to shop for necessities, exercise once a day, medical needs, or travelling to and from work - but only if it's essen...
by atlantalad
Mon Mar 23, 2020 1:15 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Covid-19
Replies: 13359
Views: 265739

Re: Covid-19

I went out today for a walk on my own. it was ok. Just be honest and say that no matter what he says he can do no right in your eyes because you dislike him. Exactly. Think some on this board are purely being provocative in pretending to not understand that you can go out and about whilst still mai...
by atlantalad
Sat Mar 21, 2020 5:52 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Boris Watch
Replies: 895
Views: 19749

Re: Boris Watch

Interesting read:
https://www.ecdc.europa.eu/en/cases-2019-ncov-eueea

Given the data the UK is doing better than some other EU counties with similar size or less population. So was initial herd immunity strategy right or wrong?
by atlantalad
Sat Mar 21, 2020 5:12 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Covid-19
Replies: 13359
Views: 265739

Re: Covid-19

I called at my BS for some cash yesterday... On entering the woman gave a good Blow of her Nose...bit of a wipe and up her cardigan sleeve!! I was fcuking mortified ... No wiping of the Hands...counted my cash out deal done. Apparently the covid19 brochures and common sense explain what you do with...
by atlantalad
Sat Mar 21, 2020 3:18 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Self Employed
Replies: 203
Views: 5669

Re: Self Employed

"Self employed and company owners have taken the **** for years with their fiddles, working in construction I see it all the time, " Exactly. That's - karma. If they don't support the social system then why should they expect to benefit from it. It may be a hard stance but anyone on a low wage who h...
by atlantalad
Sat Mar 21, 2020 1:13 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Supermarket supply chain.
Replies: 30
Views: 1544

Re: Supermarket supply chain.

New type of panic buying in the USA - guns.

This could turn out dangerous - a return to the wild west.
by atlantalad
Sat Mar 21, 2020 1:38 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: How to get a pint while self isolating....
Replies: 19
Views: 1422

Re: How to get a pint while self isolating....

So if everyone does the right thing and stop going to the pub covid19 will just disappear? Get a grip fella. Yes people need to do the right thing, pubs will now be closed, does that mean we can go back to normal next month? Of course it doesn't. If you think this will be sorted because "a few peop...
by atlantalad
Sat Mar 21, 2020 1:14 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: THE POUND
Replies: 42
Views: 2059

Re: THE POUND

Gordaleman wrote:
Fri Mar 20, 2020 8:53 pm
Well, if you have Gold and Silver under the bed, it's worth a lot more now. ;)
Doing same now Gordalemen but the 0.999 yellow metal i am getting from my Nigerian dealer is starting to rust. How do you keep your gold from rusting- do I need to store in Tupperware?
by atlantalad
Sat Mar 21, 2020 12:51 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Boris Watch
Replies: 895
Views: 19749

Re: Boris Watch

The science has never changed , government and so called experts are so far behind the science it’s unbelievable Science has never changed? What a naive statement. I take it your not a scientist, but you do sound to be an expert on bs. Science evolves from validated and rigorous data. Opinion is no...
by atlantalad
Fri Mar 20, 2020 8:34 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Covid-19
Replies: 13359
Views: 265739

Re: Covid-19

The test for the virus is not 100% accurate as no test is. I cannot find any data on the sensitivity and specificity for the testing but if you can get a false negative result it is not much use telling someone not ill with a cough that they can return to work when in fact the could have Covid-19. ...
by atlantalad
Fri Mar 20, 2020 1:19 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Porton Down.
Replies: 45
Views: 2260

Re: Porton Down.

Once had a job interview there way back when. Regimental and intimidating affair. I didn't get the position because they were after someone of a different calibre but they said they would keep me under the microscope.





I managed to get away.
by atlantalad
Fri Mar 20, 2020 12:46 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Supermarket supply chain.
Replies: 30
Views: 1544

Re: Supermarket supply chain.

A sad and shameful reflection of the selfish majority in this country when: a nurse working on the front line all day is reduced to tears outside a supermarket because she cannot get produce to make a meal for herself at the end of a shift a guy filmed and interviewed while out socialising thinks it...