If we close up for a bit...

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Who will still go out for a bivvy ride?

I will
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Re: If we close up for a bit...

Post by Jurassic » Fri May 29, 2020 4:12 pm

I was listening to R5 a couple of weeks ago while I was going to work. Colin Murray was on and he has a doctor/virologist that comes on his show giving advice (Dr Chris Smith). He was saying that the only way the tracking app would be effective was if most people used it and was making the point that many people wouldn't do (for all the reasons mentioned by Sean). I think he said that the minimum numbers needed to make it effective would be 80% uptake which he felt was wildly optimistic and he pretty much hinted that he thought it was a waste of time (without him actually saying that in so many words).

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Re: If we close up for a bit...

Post by sean_iow » Fri May 29, 2020 4:14 pm

FLV wrote:
Fri May 29, 2020 1:03 pm
Its a week on Sat so into June. I'll report back but i'm going to go.
From the list of justifications to be out of your house

(l)to move house where reasonably necessary;

So it seems justifiable, it's the fact it's over the border which complicates it. Just say you were testing your vision :wink:
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Re: If we close up for a bit...

Post by BigdummySteve » Fri May 29, 2020 4:24 pm

Lifted directly from a BBC news article,
” Several studies have suggested that spending a few days in a forest results in an increase in the number and activity of our natural killer cells“

So there you have it, definitive proof that we need to Bivvy for the sake of our health :-bd

https://www.bbc.com/future/article/2020 ... une-system
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Re: If we close up for a bit...

Post by RIP » Fri May 29, 2020 4:48 pm

"There comes a time in your life Ponsonby, when you think: 'My God, I'm two-thirds of the way to the grave and what have I done?" - RIP

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