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Re: Melbourne. Fvcked.

Posted: Sat Aug 01, 2020 3:26 am
by Cullen
trapper wrote:We had some crazy bint come down our way from Melbourne right after she got tested, did the grand tour of the area for the weekend and then finds out she is positive, small businesses in towns like Orbost, Bruthen and Lakes Entrance had to close up for deep cleaning. People were shitting themselves, at this point no one seems to have been infected but the 2 week cycle is not up yet so who knows. No one is blaming Dan for her stupid decision.
If you get tested you do not have to isolate until your results. Only if you have symptoms.
Sounds like she did nothing wrong

Unless she left Melbourne without a valid reason. But there is no requirement to isolate waiting on results. So by the time you get your positive result (4 days) you could have been in close contact with hundreds of people

Re: Melbourne. Fvcked.

Posted: Sat Aug 01, 2020 3:30 am
by Cullen
Fat Old Git wrote:
Cullen wrote:
Fat Old Git wrote:I'm a bit confused as to why unwell essential workers are going in to work. Surely their companies would be sending them home?

I work for an essential service in NZ and anyone with any symptoms had to remain at home until cleared. As did anyone who had a member of their bubble being tested for Covid-19. The company paid them for this with special leave so there was no disincentive to following the rules.

I would imagine Australian companies would be doing something similar and that it's probably something that would have been mandated at a government level?

As an aside, we also split teams where ever possible to give us shifts / pods that didn't overlap so we didn't potentially lose an entire team if someone got infected. I would imagine essential services in Oz will be doing something similar.
Construction is classed as essential in Vic so if you are a subbie plumber and you feel a bit off after a big weekend do you stay home and not collect a wage for a week or risk it?

That’s the attitude of people. People need to eat, pay rent.
One guy in Colac tested positive and had to isolate for 2 weeks. He didn’t want his
Kids annoying him for 2
Weeks
So sent them to school. 25 cases and growing from that decision
I don't know how it worked for the self employed here, but I think they were probably eligible for the wage subsidy to ensure there was no disincentive to doing the right thing.

I'm sure authorities in Oz will have gone through the same consideration.

That second example is a real head shaker.
Jobkeeper is for a downturn in business, not if you are off sick for a week.
They have now put in place a $300 payment for casual staff as a sick pay to stay home. Most tradies pull $1500/week. Again, why would you stay home if you feel unwell?

Re: Melbourne. Fvcked.

Posted: Sat Aug 01, 2020 3:42 am
by Working Class Rugger
Clogs wrote:
Salient wrote:
sonic_attack wrote:1 in 4 is pretty damning. If people aren't prepared to play the game in a relatively easy scenario I don't see how you get ahead.
Meanwhile in Queensland the three chicks who lied about their trip to Melbourne are getting kicked about because of their race apparently. Yeah it's not like we have a spreading issue due to these three bints or anything. Triple J can fudge right off with their WOKE agenda.

Still waiting on a certain ex NRL player to announce that God's wraith had descended on Melbourne :nod:

What the fvck has their race got to do with it?
Apparently they are being targeted and discriminated against because of it.

Re: Melbourne. Fvcked.

Posted: Sat Aug 01, 2020 4:16 am
by trapper
Cullen wrote:
trapper wrote:We had some crazy bint come down our way from Melbourne right after she got tested, did the grand tour of the area for the weekend and then finds out she is positive, small businesses in towns like Orbost, Bruthen and Lakes Entrance had to close up for deep cleaning. People were shitting themselves, at this point no one seems to have been infected but the 2 week cycle is not up yet so who knows. No one is blaming Dan for her stupid decision.
If you get tested you do not have to isolate until your results. Only if you have symptoms.
Sounds like she did nothing wrong

Unless she left Melbourne without a valid reason. But there is no requirement to isolate waiting on results. So by the time you get your positive result (4 days) you could have been in close contact with hundreds of people
I’ve had two family members tested in the last 3 weeks including my wife, both were told to isolate until they got their results which took 2 days.
Now, you may not have to by law isolate, but that doesn’t give her free reign to journey out to smallish country towns for a fecking tour of the place. Not sure how anyone could come to the conclusion she did nothing wrong. It was stupid, dangerous and cost small businesses a lot of money.

Re: Melbourne. Fvcked.

Posted: Sat Aug 01, 2020 4:50 am
by Slim 293
Cullen wrote:
trapper wrote:We had some crazy bint come down our way from Melbourne right after she got tested, did the grand tour of the area for the weekend and then finds out she is positive, small businesses in towns like Orbost, Bruthen and Lakes Entrance had to close up for deep cleaning. People were shitting themselves, at this point no one seems to have been infected but the 2 week cycle is not up yet so who knows. No one is blaming Dan for her stupid decision.
If you get tested you do not have to isolate until your results. Only if you have symptoms.
Sounds like she did nothing wrong

Unless she left Melbourne without a valid reason. But there is no requirement to isolate waiting on results. So by the time you get your positive result (4 days) you could have been in close contact with hundreds of people

No, if you get tested you have to go straight home afterwards and isolate until you get the results.


It’s the directive that’s been repeated over and over again, and would’ve been reinforced to her at the test.

Re: Melbourne. Fvcked.

Posted: Sat Aug 01, 2020 8:06 am
by freewheelan
A mate who does contact tracing sent me this earlier:
I just spoke to a woman who tested positive to covid two weeks ago. She then goes on to tell me she can not speak to me because she is driving and driving with other people in the car. But she does feel OK now, I can fudge off, and she is too busy to answer questions about where she has been or is going. This is today in Dandenong South.
I read somewhere one in four people in Victoria who have Covid are like this.

Re: Melbourne. Fvcked.

Posted: Sat Aug 01, 2020 8:15 am
by ElementFreak
Cullen wrote:
trapper wrote:We had some crazy bint come down our way from Melbourne right after she got tested, did the grand tour of the area for the weekend and then finds out she is positive, small businesses in towns like Orbost, Bruthen and Lakes Entrance had to close up for deep cleaning. People were shitting themselves, at this point no one seems to have been infected but the 2 week cycle is not up yet so who knows. No one is blaming Dan for her stupid decision.
If you get tested you do not have to isolate until your results. Only if you have symptoms.
Sounds like she did nothing wrong

Unless she left Melbourne without a valid reason. But there is no requirement to isolate waiting on results. So by the time you get your positive result (4 days) you could have been in close contact with hundreds of people
What in the actual fudge? Do you not pay attention to the stuff they give you when tested? It's basically a cheat sheet on how to isolate and what you need to do if you share a house with people (own space, cups, cutlery etc).

Re: Melbourne. Fvcked.

Posted: Sat Aug 01, 2020 8:33 am
by MungoMan
Slim 293 wrote:
Cullen wrote:
trapper wrote:We had some crazy bint come down our way from Melbourne right after she got tested, did the grand tour of the area for the weekend and then finds out she is positive, small businesses in towns like Orbost, Bruthen and Lakes Entrance had to close up for deep cleaning. People were shitting themselves, at this point no one seems to have been infected but the 2 week cycle is not up yet so who knows. No one is blaming Dan for her stupid decision.
If you get tested you do not have to isolate until your results. Only if you have symptoms.
Sounds like she did nothing wrong

Unless she left Melbourne without a valid reason. But there is no requirement to isolate waiting on results. So by the time you get your positive result (4 days) you could have been in close contact with hundreds of people

No, if you get tested you have to go straight home afterwards and isolate until you get the results.


It’s the directive that’s been repeated over and over again, and would’ve been reinforced to her at the test.
Thing is, I'm buggered if I can spot in the current Vic Chief Health Officer Directions a duty on all persons tested to self-isolate or self-quarantine until the person receives the results. And the current (from 30 July) directions are a tad stricter than earlier ones, so I understand.

Persons who are close contacts under the Diagnosed persons and close contacts direction certainly face more restrictions on their movement than other people in their area, but the woman trapper spoke of may not have been a close contact.

Re: Melbourne. Fvcked.

Posted: Sat Aug 01, 2020 11:03 am
by Ghost-Of-Nepia
freewheelan wrote: I read somewhere one in four people in Victoria who have Covid are like this.
Maybe you read it the multiple times it's been mentioned on this thread?

Re: Melbourne. Fvcked.

Posted: Sat Aug 01, 2020 12:21 pm
by freewheelan
Ghost-Of-Nepia wrote:
freewheelan wrote: I read somewhere one in four people in Victoria who have Covid are like this.
Maybe you read it the multiple times it's been mentioned on this thread?
Nah, there's too many tiresome cvnts on this bored, such as yourself, for me to read pages of opinionated bullshit by non-experts.

Re: Melbourne. Fvcked.

Posted: Sat Aug 01, 2020 12:32 pm
by Ellafan
Salient wrote:Meanwhile in Queensland the three chicks who lied about their trip to Melbourne are getting kicked about because of their race apparently.
The "beauticians" who disfigured their lips should get the kicking, to be fair.

Re: Melbourne. Fvcked.

Posted: Sat Aug 01, 2020 12:36 pm
by Ellafan
MungoMan wrote:
Slim 293 wrote:
Cullen wrote:
trapper wrote:We had some crazy bint come down our way from Melbourne right after she got tested, did the grand tour of the area for the weekend and then finds out she is positive, small businesses in towns like Orbost, Bruthen and Lakes Entrance had to close up for deep cleaning. People were shitting themselves, at this point no one seems to have been infected but the 2 week cycle is not up yet so who knows. No one is blaming Dan for her stupid decision.
If you get tested you do not have to isolate until your results. Only if you have symptoms.
Sounds like she did nothing wrong

Unless she left Melbourne without a valid reason. But there is no requirement to isolate waiting on results. So by the time you get your positive result (4 days) you could have been in close contact with hundreds of people

No, if you get tested you have to go straight home afterwards and isolate until you get the results.


It’s the directive that’s been repeated over and over again, and would’ve been reinforced to her at the test.
Thing is, I'm buggered if I can spot in the current Vic Chief Health Officer Directions a duty on all persons tested to self-isolate or self-quarantine until the person receives the results. And the current (from 30 July) directions are a tad stricter than earlier ones, so I understand.

Persons who are close contacts under the Diagnosed persons and close contacts direction certainly face more restrictions on their movement than other people in their area, but the woman trapper spoke of may not have been a close contact.
MM, my son in Melbourne coughed at work - sent straight to a test, and was directed to self isolate pending the result. His workplace shut down until he received the result.

That woman is a stupid ignorant fool.

Re: Melbourne. Fvcked.

Posted: Sat Aug 01, 2020 12:38 pm
by Ellafan
freewheelan wrote:
Ghost-Of-Nepia wrote:
freewheelan wrote: I read somewhere one in four people in Victoria who have Covid are like this.
Maybe you read it the multiple times it's been mentioned on this thread?
Nah, there's too many tiresome cvnts on this bored, such as yourself, for me to read pages of opinionated bullshit by non-experts.
I'm guessing you weren't around in the days of the Voltman log in. :lol:

Re: Melbourne. Fvcked.

Posted: Sat Aug 01, 2020 12:42 pm
by freewheelan
Ellafan wrote:
freewheelan wrote:
Ghost-Of-Nepia wrote:
freewheelan wrote: I read somewhere one in four people in Victoria who have Covid are like this.
Maybe you read it the multiple times it's been mentioned on this thread?
Nah, there's too many tiresome cvnts on this bored, such as yourself, for me to read pages of opinionated bullshit by non-experts.
I'm guessing you weren't around in the days of the Voltman log in. :lol:
I remember that plank. Did he change his nick to GoN or are they both that thick?

Re: Melbourne. Fvcked.

Posted: Sat Aug 01, 2020 1:56 pm
by Ellafan
freewheelan wrote:
Ellafan wrote:
freewheelan wrote:
Ghost-Of-Nepia wrote:
freewheelan wrote: I read somewhere one in four people in Victoria who have Covid are like this.
Maybe you read it the multiple times it's been mentioned on this thread?
Nah, there's too many tiresome cvnts on this bored, such as yourself, for me to read pages of opinionated bullshit by non-experts.
I'm guessing you weren't around in the days of the Voltman log in. :lol:
I remember that plank. Did he change his nick to GoN or are they both that thick?
Have cabaled, he's alright. Voltsman was a cunt, though.

Re: Melbourne. Fvcked.

Posted: Sat Aug 01, 2020 2:01 pm
by jdogscoop
Le sigh. Looks like we're going to stage 4 lockdown on Wednesday.

Lucky I just got a short back and sides.

Weird getting your haircut with both you and the stylist wearing masks.

Re: Melbourne. Fvcked.

Posted: Sat Aug 01, 2020 2:03 pm
by jdogscoop
Both Voltman and GoN were in my wedding party.

Top cvnts. :thumbup:

Re: Melbourne. Fvcked.

Posted: Sat Aug 01, 2020 2:17 pm
by CrazyIslander
jdogscoop wrote:Both Voltman and GoN were in my wedding party.

Top cvnts. :thumbup:
We want abn unbiased opinion

Re: Melbourne. Fvcked.

Posted: Sat Aug 01, 2020 3:47 pm
by terryfinch
jdogscoop wrote:Le sigh. Looks like we're going to stage 4 lockdown on Wednesday.

Lucky I just got a short back and sides.

Weird getting your haircut with both you and the stylist wearing masks.
What does level 4 entail?

Here in UK we have stopped opening up a few things as cases have started to go up again. This virus is an uncompromising, tough bastar*. The new cases seem to be in clusters - places of work or communities.

Re: Melbourne. Fvcked.

Posted: Sat Aug 01, 2020 3:50 pm
by Slim 293
jdogscoop wrote:Le sigh. Looks like we're going to stage 4 lockdown on Wednesday.

Lucky I just got a short back and sides.

Weird getting your haircut with both you and the stylist wearing masks.

Harsher lockdowns are expected, but I suspect you've read that spam message doing the rounds?

Re: Melbourne. Fvcked.

Posted: Sat Aug 01, 2020 3:52 pm
by Slim 293
Ellafan wrote:
MungoMan wrote:
Slim 293 wrote:
Cullen wrote:
trapper wrote:We had some crazy bint come down our way from Melbourne right after she got tested, did the grand tour of the area for the weekend and then finds out she is positive, small businesses in towns like Orbost, Bruthen and Lakes Entrance had to close up for deep cleaning. People were shitting themselves, at this point no one seems to have been infected but the 2 week cycle is not up yet so who knows. No one is blaming Dan for her stupid decision.
If you get tested you do not have to isolate until your results. Only if you have symptoms.
Sounds like she did nothing wrong

Unless she left Melbourne without a valid reason. But there is no requirement to isolate waiting on results. So by the time you get your positive result (4 days) you could have been in close contact with hundreds of people

No, if you get tested you have to go straight home afterwards and isolate until you get the results.


It’s the directive that’s been repeated over and over again, and would’ve been reinforced to her at the test.
Thing is, I'm buggered if I can spot in the current Vic Chief Health Officer Directions a duty on all persons tested to self-isolate or self-quarantine until the person receives the results. And the current (from 30 July) directions are a tad stricter than earlier ones, so I understand.

Persons who are close contacts under the Diagnosed persons and close contacts direction certainly face more restrictions on their movement than other people in their area, but the woman trapper spoke of may not have been a close contact.
MM, my son in Melbourne coughed at work - sent straight to a test, and was directed to self isolate pending the result. His workplace shut down until he received the result.

That woman is a stupid ignorant fool.

Yep...

Because some of the testing sites are in shopping centre/Bunnings carparks there were too many people doing a bit of shopping following their tests.

It was a massive talking point weeks ago, and the consistent directive is to go straight home.

The testing site near my local Bunnings has signs everywhere telling people not to enter and go straight home.

Everyone who is tested is instructed to isolate.

Anyone who gets tested and doesn't self isolate is quite simply a selfish f**king idiot.

Re: Melbourne. Fvcked.

Posted: Sat Aug 01, 2020 5:55 pm
by Noob
Cullen wrote:
Fat Old Git wrote:I'm a bit confused as to why unwell essential workers are going in to work. Surely their companies would be sending them home?

I work for an essential service in NZ and anyone with any symptoms had to remain at home until cleared. As did anyone who had a member of their bubble being tested for Covid-19. The company paid them for this with special leave so there was no disincentive to following the rules.

I would imagine Australian companies would be doing something similar and that it's probably something that would have been mandated at a government level?

As an aside, we also split teams where ever possible to give us shifts / pods that didn't overlap so we didn't potentially lose an entire team if someone got infected. I would imagine essential services in Oz will be doing something similar.
Construction is classed as essential in Vic so if you are a subbie plumber and you feel a bit off after a big weekend do you stay home and not collect a wage for a week or risk it?

That’s the attitude of people. People need to eat, pay rent.
One guy in Colac tested positive and had to isolate for 2 weeks. He didn’t want his
Kids annoying him for 2
Weeks
So sent them to school. 25 cases and growing from that decision
Sorry can I clarify. When you say a big weekend do you mean work or play?

If work, fine.
If going on a bender with the boys.. you really shouldn't.
If drinking at home by yourself and worried about rent and food.. f**king learn some moderation.

People are selfish plum tbf

Re: Melbourne. Fvcked.

Posted: Sat Aug 01, 2020 9:51 pm
by towny
Sweden cruising these days! Beach was packed today. Well, the sandy bit next to the lake anyway. Masks, shmasks. No one wears those bastards. Guess we hit the nerd immunity or something - sort your shit out Australia.

Re: Melbourne. Fvcked.

Posted: Sat Aug 01, 2020 10:10 pm
by Cullen
Noob wrote:
Cullen wrote:
Fat Old Git wrote:I'm a bit confused as to why unwell essential workers are going in to work. Surely their companies would be sending them home?

I work for an essential service in NZ and anyone with any symptoms had to remain at home until cleared. As did anyone who had a member of their bubble being tested for Covid-19. The company paid them for this with special leave so there was no disincentive to following the rules.

I would imagine Australian companies would be doing something similar and that it's probably something that would have been mandated at a government level?

As an aside, we also split teams where ever possible to give us shifts / pods that didn't overlap so we didn't potentially lose an entire team if someone got infected. I would imagine essential services in Oz will be doing something similar.
Construction is classed as essential in Vic so if you are a subbie plumber and you feel a bit off after a big weekend do you stay home and not collect a wage for a week or risk it?

That’s the attitude of people. People need to eat, pay rent.
One guy in Colac tested positive and had to isolate for 2 weeks. He didn’t want his
Kids annoying him for 2
Weeks
So sent them to school. 25 cases and growing from that decision
Sorry can I clarify. When you say a big weekend do you mean work or play?

If work, fine.
If going on a bender with the boys.. you really shouldn't.
If drinking at home by yourself and worried about rent and food.. f**king learn some moderation.

People are selfish plum tbf
People are selfish

The majority of people do the right thing. But remember there are share flats of groups of 24 year old males. Do you think they aren’t having beers on the weekend together? If one feels sick on Monday are the all downing tools and getting tested?

You and I would do the right thing, unfortunately there are people who don’t. I would be paid my full wage if I had to stay home and wait for results. Others won’t.

People aren’t following the directives, there isn’t the community buy in like in NZ.

Re: Melbourne. Fvcked.

Posted: Sat Aug 01, 2020 11:05 pm
by eldanielfire
towny wrote:Sweden cruising these days! Beach was packed today. Well, the sandy bit next to the lake anyway. Masks, shmasks. No one wears those bastards. Guess we hit the nerd immunity or something - sort your shit out Australia.
I was going to post an article about how Sweden seems to be one of the only countries to not be looking at a 2nd peak right now. Of course any final outcomes are far from certain.It seems changing behaviour, especially in public t keep up social distancing is a bigger factor than lockdowns.

Re: Melbourne. Fvcked.

Posted: Sat Aug 01, 2020 11:13 pm
by bimboman

Re: Melbourne. Fvcked.

Posted: Sat Aug 01, 2020 11:19 pm
by Blackrock Bullet
eldanielfire wrote:
towny wrote:Sweden cruising these days! Beach was packed today. Well, the sandy bit next to the lake anyway. Masks, shmasks. No one wears those bastards. Guess we hit the nerd immunity or something - sort your shit out Australia.
I was going to post an article about how Sweden seems to be one of the only countries to not be looking at a 2nd peak right now. Of course any final outcomes are far from certain.It seems changing behaviour, especially in public t keep up social distancing is a bigger factor than lockdowns.
Surprised there's an article about it, you rarely hear about them these days...I wonder why.

Re: Melbourne. Fvcked.

Posted: Sat Aug 01, 2020 11:39 pm
by MungoMan
Ellafan wrote:
MungoMan wrote:
Slim 293 wrote:
Cullen wrote: If you get tested you do not have to isolate until your results. Only if you have symptoms.
Sounds like she did nothing wrong

Unless she left Melbourne without a valid reason. But there is no requirement to isolate waiting on results. So by the time you get your positive result (4 days) you could have been in close contact with hundreds of people

No, if you get tested you have to go straight home afterwards and isolate until you get the results.


It’s the directive that’s been repeated over and over again, and would’ve been reinforced to her at the test.
Thing is, I'm buggered if I can spot in the current Vic Chief Health Officer Directions a duty on all persons tested to self-isolate or self-quarantine until the person receives the results. And the current (from 30 July) directions are a tad stricter than earlier ones, so I understand.

Persons who are close contacts under the Diagnosed persons and close contacts direction certainly face more restrictions on their movement than other people in their area, but the woman trapper spoke of may not have been a close contact.
MM, my son in Melbourne coughed at work - sent straight to a test, and was directed to self isolate pending the result. His workplace shut down until he received the result.

That woman is a stupid ignorant fool.
Absolutely. She is an antisocial idiot.

Re: Melbourne. Fvcked.

Posted: Sun Aug 02, 2020 12:08 am
by Clogs
Ghost-Of-Nepia wrote:
freewheelan wrote: I read somewhere one in four people in Victoria who have Covid are like this.
Maybe you read it the multiple times it's been mentioned on this thread?
:lol:

Re: Melbourne. Fvcked.

Posted: Sun Aug 02, 2020 12:09 am
by Clogs
Working Class Rugger wrote:
Clogs wrote:
Salient wrote:
sonic_attack wrote:1 in 4 is pretty damning. If people aren't prepared to play the game in a relatively easy scenario I don't see how you get ahead.
Meanwhile in Queensland the three chicks who lied about their trip to Melbourne are getting kicked about because of their race apparently. Yeah it's not like we have a spreading issue due to these three bints or anything. Triple J can fudge right off with their WOKE agenda.

Still waiting on a certain ex NRL player to announce that God's wraith had descended on Melbourne :nod:

What the fvck has their race got to do with it?
Apparently they are being targeted and discriminated against because of it.

Ah. So that is the reason they are being targeted. Broken racist Australia.

Re: Melbourne. Fvcked.

Posted: Sun Aug 02, 2020 1:10 am
by UncleFB
eldanielfire wrote:
towny wrote:Sweden cruising these days! Beach was packed today. Well, the sandy bit next to the lake anyway. Masks, shmasks. No one wears those bastards. Guess we hit the nerd immunity or something - sort your shit out Australia.
I was going to post an article about how Sweden seems to be one of the only countries to not be looking at a 2nd peak right now. Of course any final outcomes are far from certain.It seems changing behaviour, especially in public t keep up social distancing is a bigger factor than lockdowns.
Is that true? They don't seem to have a lower number of new cases than their nordic neighbours over the last few days.

Re: Melbourne. Fvcked.

Posted: Sun Aug 02, 2020 1:41 am
by Ghost-Of-Nepia
freewheelan wrote:
Ellafan wrote:
freewheelan wrote:
Ghost-Of-Nepia wrote:
freewheelan wrote: I read somewhere one in four people in Victoria who have Covid are like this.
Maybe you read it the multiple times it's been mentioned on this thread?
Nah, there's too many tiresome cvnts on this bored, such as yourself, for me to read pages of opinionated bullshit by non-experts.
I'm guessing you weren't around in the days of the Voltman log in. :lol:
I remember that plank. Did he change his nick to GoN or are they both that thick?
Luv u 2, m8.

Re: Melbourne. Fvcked.

Posted: Sun Aug 02, 2020 2:23 am
by Clogs
freewheelan wrote:A mate who does contact tracing sent me this earlier:
I just spoke to a woman who tested positive to covid two weeks ago. She then goes on to tell me she can not speak to me because she is driving and driving with other people in the car. But she does feel OK now, I can fudge off, and she is too busy to answer questions about where she has been or is going. This is today in Dandenong South.
I read somewhere one in four people in Victoria who have Covid are like this.

I have read somewhere that one in 4 Victorians is from new Zealand or Queensland. Co incidence?

Re: Melbourne. Fvcked.

Posted: Sun Aug 02, 2020 2:24 am
by Ali's Choice
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Re: Melbourne. Fvcked.

Posted: Sun Aug 02, 2020 2:30 am
by kiwigreg369
Ali's Choice wrote:Image
That’s shit.
Shutting down might be the only way but I’m not sure the conditions are going to work for one state to go it alone.

Re: Melbourne. Fvcked.

Posted: Sun Aug 02, 2020 2:44 am
by CrazyIslander
"If people wish to wear masks, of course they can but I don't think it's essential at this point in time," Dr Young told reporters today.

"When people go to supermarkets, my advice is, whether or not you need it, get one of those really big trolleys and just think, use that trolley as a circle around you.
Dr Jannette Young, Qld Chief Health Officer

Re: Melbourne. Fvcked.

Posted: Sun Aug 02, 2020 2:44 am
by Muttonbirds
terryfinch wrote:
jdogscoop wrote:Le sigh. Looks like we're going to stage 4 lockdown on Wednesday.

Lucky I just got a short back and sides.

Weird getting your haircut with both you and the stylist wearing masks.
What does level 4 entail?
No-one is sure. That is most of the problem.

Re: Melbourne. Fvcked.

Posted: Sun Aug 02, 2020 2:47 am
by CrazyIslander
Muttonbirds wrote:
terryfinch wrote:
jdogscoop wrote:Le sigh. Looks like we're going to stage 4 lockdown on Wednesday.

Lucky I just got a short back and sides.

Weird getting your haircut with both you and the stylist wearing masks.
What does level 4 entail?
No-one is sure. That is most of the problem.
Anal probe upon entry to supermarket.

Re: Melbourne. Fvcked.

Posted: Sun Aug 02, 2020 3:23 am
by Muttonbirds
This report claims:
According to The Herald Sun, only supermarkets, pharmacies and service stations will be allowed to keep trading in Melbourne, with a possible exception carved out for hardware stores, which could stay open for tradies only. Cafes and restaurants will be able to provide takeaway services.
Getting there, but takeaways were fully closed in NZ L4 and only essential tradespeople were allowed to do emergency work. Trade desks were able to operate to supply them but not for general construction work.

Also, there's not much point in having Melbourne at L4 and the rest of VIC at L3 unless there is a hard border around the city. :?

https://www.nzherald.co.nz/world/news/a ... d=12352949

Re: Melbourne. Fvcked.

Posted: Sun Aug 02, 2020 5:38 am
by Slim 293
According to the ABC curfew from 8pm-5am begins tonight... :(