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by ovalball
Tue May 11, 2021 8:41 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans
Replies: 37791
Views: 1125308

Re: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans

The effectiveness of face masks to prevent SARS CoV-2 transmission: A summary of the peer-review science. https://covid19.ncdhhs.gov/media/674/open I don’t know why you bother, it’s political ideology first and science nowhere with the disingenuous denier. I know - but it keeps him busy. And he can...
by ovalball
Tue May 11, 2021 8:29 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Joe Marler and the Lions
Replies: 12
Views: 1301

Re: Joe Marler and the Lions

Marler is clearly a guy with some inner demons. There has been a number of sports people commit suicide due to not getting the support they need or control of their demons. If this helps just one person in their fight then its been worthwhile. Fair play to him for speaking out and Derwyn grow the f...
by ovalball
Tue May 11, 2021 4:44 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: England Saxons gooooooooooooone
Replies: 97
Views: 3115

Re: England Saxons gooooooooooooone

I remember when I first mentioned how inappropriate the choice of the name Saxons was for England A. I don't think there was one fellow England supporter who agreed. I remember when it was announced I thought it was a joke. It just sounded like the name of the EDL football team or something equally...
by ovalball
Tue May 11, 2021 5:30 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans
Replies: 37791
Views: 1125308

Re: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans

The effectiveness of face masks to prevent SARS CoV-2
transmission: A summary of the peer-review science.

https://covid19.ncdhhs.gov/media/674/open
by ovalball
Mon May 10, 2021 8:39 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans
Replies: 37791
Views: 1125308

Re: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans

https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-020-02801-8 https://www.nature.com/search?author=%22Lynne%20Peeples%22 You’re embarrassing. :lol: :lol: :lol: Why are masks now recommended by public health experts? At the beginning of the outbreak, public health officials thought that the virus was primarily...
by ovalball
Mon May 10, 2021 8:04 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans
Replies: 37791
Views: 1125308

Re: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans

Not to worry though. The overwhelming consensus, amongst the Science and Health communities, is in favour of wearing masks. There'll always be some idiots, like Bimbo, spouting their rubbish and hanging on to the odd dissenting 'expert'. The argument, however, has already been, conclusively, won by...
by ovalball
Mon May 10, 2021 1:20 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans
Replies: 37791
Views: 1125308

Re: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans

Residents of 15 US states. Some had mask bans some didn’t. That is the control and the subject. So observational not an experiment with controls. I do wonder how the study stacks up now post other waves across the US where SD and ND are a big live example. Well, government implemented controls. The...
by ovalball
Sat May 08, 2021 9:50 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans
Replies: 37791
Views: 1125308

Re: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans

Specially for the the Bimbos that are still confused......... https://www.ucsf.edu/news/2020/06/417906/still-confused-about-masks-heres-science-behind-how-face-masks-prevent Nina Bai joined the digital communications team in 2016 as a web writer. A recent transplant from the East Coast, she has wri...
by ovalball
Sat May 08, 2021 1:20 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans
Replies: 37791
Views: 1125308

Re: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans

Specially for the the Bimbos that are still confused.........

https://www.ucsf.edu/news/2020/06/41790 ... ks-prevent
by ovalball
Sat May 08, 2021 1:15 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans
Replies: 37791
Views: 1125308

Re: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans

You can choose : A) masks are important and our scientists and politicians chose to lie to us for months as people were infected and died. B) our scientists and politicians are lying about masks now. It’s A or B folks. It’s A. UK politicians and scientists were f**king morons or criminals from Marc...
by ovalball
Sat May 08, 2021 5:16 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Official Adventures in Parenting Thread
Replies: 1235
Views: 109624

Re: Official Adventures in Parenting Thread

After a good few years of trials and tribulations, we're going to meet our (at this point still potential) adoptive girls for the first time this weekend The entire focus has been on getting our house and lives in general ready for them, no small feat in lockdown, so I haven't actually thought what...
by ovalball
Sat May 08, 2021 4:59 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans
Replies: 37791
Views: 1125308

Re: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans

https://www.england.nhs.uk/statistics/statistical-work-areas/covid-19-daily-deaths/weekly-total-archive/ 86K deaths 3.5K with no pre-existing co-morbidities Download the stats. Have a look at the tabs. Hospital deaths only. 40% of the UK have a long term illness. Sorry? 40% of the U.K. population h...
by ovalball
Sat May 08, 2021 4:29 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans
Replies: 37791
Views: 1125308

Re: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans

Mick Mannock wrote: Fri May 07, 2021 9:13 am
ovalball wrote: Fri May 07, 2021 8:58 am
Mick Mannock wrote: Fri May 07, 2021 8:01 am https://www.england.nhs.uk/statistics/s ... l-archive/

86K deaths
3.5K with no pre-existing co-morbidities

Download the stats. Have a look at the tabs.
Hospital deaths only.

40% of the UK have a long term illness.
And?
And what?
by ovalball
Fri May 07, 2021 8:58 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans
Replies: 37791
Views: 1125308

Re: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans

Mick Mannock wrote: Fri May 07, 2021 8:01 am https://www.england.nhs.uk/statistics/s ... l-archive/

86K deaths
3.5K with no pre-existing co-morbidities

Download the stats. Have a look at the tabs.
Hospital deaths only.

40% of the UK have a long term illness.
by ovalball
Fri May 07, 2021 8:46 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The official Lions 2021 thread
Replies: 572
Views: 27337

Re: The official Lions 2021 thread

Biggest mistake is not taking Marler. How Mako gets a gig, after his woeful 6N performances, is beyond me. TBH very few of the selections, from England, deserve a Lions slot.
by ovalball
Thu May 06, 2021 7:48 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The official Lions 2021 thread
Replies: 572
Views: 27337

Re: The official Lions 2021 thread

CM11 wrote: Thu May 06, 2021 7:29 pm Healy has been functional at best this season. He'd do a holding job but doesn't bring much to the game anymore. I'm no scrum expert, at all, but it looks like he is fading there in the last month too.
Mako will be folded in two against the Bok scrum.
by ovalball
Thu May 06, 2021 4:21 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The official Lions 2021 thread
Replies: 572
Views: 27337

Re: The official Lions 2021 thread

So 6N 5th placed shithouse team get the most players on the plane :thumbup: Hope Gats knows what he is dping picking an uncapped player not good enough for the bottom feeders team and Hill and Daly :lol: Joking apart, I will get behind the team whatever the make up :thumbup: Lions for me is the pin...
by ovalball
Thu May 06, 2021 11:25 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The New Official Tory Cronyism and Sleaze thread
Replies: 626
Views: 17695

Re: The New Official Tory Cronyism and Sleaze thread

When Labour patch things up with the white working class, they’ll start winning again. “Twitter isn’t the public” repeat on loop... The issue here is, Labour know they need to, but they don't really want to. Awa from elections, they are very comfortable in their bubbles and have little desire. Reme...
by ovalball
Wed May 05, 2021 9:09 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Got the vaccine call, what to do?
Replies: 75
Views: 2031

Re: Got the vaccine call, what to do?

Frodder wrote: Wed May 05, 2021 7:40 pm
Dozy wrote: Wed May 05, 2021 3:55 pm
Frodder wrote: Wed May 05, 2021 3:17 pm This is one needy thread........
Elaborate? because it raises questions nobody can or will answer. And get all uncomfortable so they just get dismissive.
One needy thread
Indeed - he has no intention of getting the vax - this is simple attention seeking from a well known idiot.
by ovalball
Tue May 04, 2021 3:13 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Highly respected UK paper shows shocking National stats
Replies: 44
Views: 2081

Re: Highly respected UK paper shows shocking National stats

It's an odd survey - but, to be fair, I've never washed the bed linen or towels - so I'd have to answer less than once a year. Luckily, for me, Mrs Ovals does ours every week or two. It's not very environmentally friendly, but I have a fresh set of clothes every day, all previous days clothing goes ...
by ovalball
Mon May 03, 2021 10:50 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans
Replies: 37791
Views: 1125308

Re: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans

You can choose : A) masks are important and our scientists and politicians chose to lie to us for months as people were infected and died. B) our scientists and politicians are lying about masks now. It’s A or B folks. It’s A. UK politicians and scientists were f**king morons or criminals from Marc...
by ovalball
Mon May 03, 2021 10:17 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans
Replies: 37791
Views: 1125308

Re: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans

You can choose : A) masks are important and our scientists and politicians chose to lie to us for months as people were infected and died. B) our scientists and politicians are lying about masks now. It’s A or B folks. It’s A. UK politicians and scientists were f**king morons or criminals from Marc...
by ovalball
Mon May 03, 2021 9:47 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans
Replies: 37791
Views: 1125308

Re: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans

Makes absolute sense to have such 'contingency plans'. No it doesn’t, the infections are minor in children and natural immunity as they grow fabulous, by this stage the vulnerable will have been protected by vaccines, Bimboman unable to understand that children will get older shocker and vaccines w...
by ovalball
Mon May 03, 2021 8:55 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans
Replies: 37791
Views: 1125308

Re: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans

Clinical safety trials don't end until 2023, but sure, give it to the children. What could possibly go wrong? I agree with you. Prepare for incoming though. FYI The Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) confirmed it was awaiting the outcome of clinical trials into the safety and effectiveness...
by ovalball
Mon May 03, 2021 11:32 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans
Replies: 37791
Views: 1125308

Re: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans

contact with droplets from an infected person’s cough or sneeze Were the British and America governments and health departments and chief scientists wrong last year advising that masks made little or no difference in community spreading ? Holey shit you actually think that virus cells just float ar...
by ovalball
Mon May 03, 2021 12:21 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans
Replies: 37791
Views: 1125308

Re: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans

Jesus Farva, I know you want to stop these loons spreading bollocks on here. But surely you have better things to do than try to bring sense to a mong fight? You really can't argue with stupid - and to quote Albert Einstein “Two things are infinite: the universe and Bimbo's stupidity; and I’m not s...
by ovalball
Sun May 02, 2021 1:22 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans
Replies: 37791
Views: 1125308

Re: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans

NHS England plans to give jabs to secondary school children. https://www.theguardian.com/world/2021/may/02/nhs-england-draws-up-plan-to-give-covid-jabs-to-children-12-and-over IMO, this is now way out of hand. Makes absolute sense to have such 'contingency plans'. The NHS has drawn up contingency p...
by ovalball
Sun May 02, 2021 10:46 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans
Replies: 37791
Views: 1125308

Re: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans

Anonymous 1 wrote: Sun May 02, 2021 10:37 am
Farva wrote: Sun May 02, 2021 10:14 am You seem to want to challenge the very peer review process.
i see youve met bimbo :lol:
:lol:
by ovalball
Sun May 02, 2021 10:25 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans
Replies: 37791
Views: 1125308

Re: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans

So no actual new or peer reviewed studies, just “respected journalists”. Respected journals , not "journalists". You might not respect them, but these articles or papers are submitted, peer reviewed, edited how many times necessary and then published, that's how it works. You cannot say that the pu...
by ovalball
Sat May 01, 2021 9:53 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans
Replies: 37791
Views: 1125308

Re: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans

Muttonbirds wrote: Sat May 01, 2021 9:17 am I see there was a big warehouse rave in Liverpool. Great for the kids but how is this a good idea in Covid ravaged Europe?

https://www.reuters.com/world/uk/thousa ... 021-04-30/
The article you linked appears to answer your question well enough.
by ovalball
Fri Apr 30, 2021 11:20 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: What is Going on in France?
Replies: 381
Views: 11790

Re: What is Going on in France?

This will only encourage white supremacists. They will feel legitimised. If people (rightly or wrongly) feel like their culture is under "attack" does that automatically make them a "white supremacist" Are you asking for a friend? I'm just remarking on your all too predictable twitteresque "white s...
by ovalball
Thu Apr 29, 2021 11:11 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans
Replies: 37791
Views: 1125308

Re: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans

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by ovalball
Thu Apr 29, 2021 11:07 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans
Replies: 37791
Views: 1125308

Re: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans

Study showing Elimination is the best method for dealing with COVID on Health, economy and Civil Liberties: https://www.thelancet.com/journals/lancet/article/PIIS0140-6736(21)00978-8/fulltext It cannot be eliminated. Lack of understanding on display. Indeed. Elimination is not the same as eradicati...
by ovalball
Thu Apr 29, 2021 10:13 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans
Replies: 37791
Views: 1125308

Re: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans

Study showing Elimination is the best method for dealing with COVID on Health, economy and Civil Liberties: https://www.thelancet.com/journals/lancet/article/PIIS0140-6736(21)00978-8/fulltext It cannot be eliminated. Lack of understanding on display. Indeed. Elimination is not the same as eradicati...
by ovalball
Wed Apr 28, 2021 3:07 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans
Replies: 37791
Views: 1125308

Re: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans

You do under stand the country has 1.3 billion people. You do understand that strains are just those with an evolutionary advantage and not “horrible” Dear god. Those figures if they remain unchecked would result in 132,459,230 a year, what's the mortality rate in India currently? To put it into co...
by ovalball
Wed Apr 28, 2021 1:12 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans
Replies: 37791
Views: 1125308

Re: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans

India's figures yesterday :shock: :shock: New cases (that they know about) +362,902 Deaths (same again) +3,285 I would be more than happy to wait for a few months to see most of the world's supply diverted there. Surely we will see some bloody horrible new strains develop in such a huge petrie dish...
by ovalball
Tue Apr 27, 2021 11:33 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans
Replies: 37791
Views: 1125308

Re: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans

The whole issue is that diverting 60 million vaccines and moving them to India is just a drop of water in an ocean. What is needed is an urgent ramp up of vaccine production capacity if we want out of this crisis sooner rather than later. Meanwhile... I was at an NBA game yesterday in NOLA, and the...