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I think we have reached peak stupidity

Discussion in 'Media and Current Events' started by zero_tolerance, Mar 3, 2020.

  1. Skylarking

    Skylarking Well-Known Member

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    Not at all surprising :rolleyes: but what did you expect them to say; “sorry that over use of our products are compromising people’s health. We will stop making the stuff and I’ll personally give back the AMG G63 I bough as it’s proceeds of ill gotten gains” :p

    What would have been surprising is if you actually got a reply at all ;)
     
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  2. immortality

    immortality Can't live without smoky bacon! Staff Member

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    Yes. Exposure to certain bacteria is good for you. Catching the odd cold or sniffle doesn't kill you but helps your immune system to learn. Drug resistant bacteria are growing and a real concern.

    Anybody remember the good ol' Chicken Pox parties?
     
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  3. Nitro_X

    Nitro_X Numbskull

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    Nah...I didn't create any serious expectations.
    My intention was to let the corporations management know that not everyone in society is a dumb sheeple.
    That their actions are being watched and noticed.

    I also mentioned Dettols media advertisements and other activities aimed at child care centers and primary schools.
    Questioning the motivations behind these activities.
    On the surface, they create the image that Dettol is the GOOD corporate citizen, we are here to help you live a healthier happier life...this is the marketing...their programs are not all bad, they provide some useful information...but it's really about indoctrinating young minds and their parents to become mindless consumers of their products....corporate revenue.
    https://www.dettol.com.au/about-us/community-activities/
    https://www.dettol.com.au/healthy-habits/

    Yeah...every commercial business needs to be profitable....my point is....ethics, morals and integrity....getting lost in the never ending quest for never ending revenue growth and market share.

    The fact a global corporation that manufacturers and sells cleaning and hygiene products needs to teach parents, teachers and young children how to properly wash their hands and have basic good hygiene habits is concerning in the year 2020!

    Before you can harvest your fruit, you first must plant the seeds.
    This is true for both ends of the spectrum.

    ..
     
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  4. markalan1two

    markalan1two Smile and wave boys !!!!

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    Your not talking about Key Parties o_O
     
  5. immortality

    immortality Can't live without smoky bacon! Staff Member

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    No I think the car keys in the bowl parties are a bit different.
     
  6. vc commodore

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    Certainly do...1kid in the neighbour hood catches it and the parents invite all the other neighbour hood kids over to catch it and get over it.

    I reckon that's when my mum told me not to kiss girls because they get pregnet....Should have listened to her with that one :)
     
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    Next time you visit a well frequented public convenience, just have a sly look at how many blokes have a leak, then walk out without washing their hands. Not just kids, but mature ages also. And then they probably buy a pie or a burger and stuff it in their gob.
    Bloody alarming. When did washing hands become redundant ?
     
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    NO. I do remember The Jack Party that we got when we were young and foolish. LOL.
     
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    Dayvo Because i can

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    We have a few guys like that at work, can't educate the fuc kers though.
     
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  10. Trevor loves holden.

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    They say the virus can stay on food packaging for up to 72 hours, so are we going to glen 20 all of our food from the supermarket, I just had a pack of salt vinegar chips I did wash my hands but what's to say the virus is on the package that I touched then picked up a chip and put it in my mouth? Should I've put them into a bowl first and washed my hands again, when I grew up we never bothered about germs or playing in the dirt, best way to build your immune system is expose yourself to the elements not this clean freak world its doing nothing for you. I'm not saying don't wash your hands just use common sense.
     
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    I was actually speaking to a medical professional and they are claiming the virus was found on a bench top after 17 days....So I can only assume, it'd be the same period for a chip packet
     
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    It makes a person wonder how they knew when the virus got there. The world is turning into a B grade movie...
     
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    Yip so many people saying different stuff all the time you don't know who to believe, according to what the SARS 2.0 / corona experts said on the soap box ch7 they say shiny surface 72hr, I don't know how they worked that out unless they ran test in their labs.
    Still they say face mask do nothing bar stopping the person effected spreading the virus by sneezing or coughing on things but if they sweet and touch things it still spreads, the bottom line is take care, they say 80% will only get slight to moderate symptoms and will bounce back so I suppose those who are in the mid 50 onwards should take precaution they the ones seem to be hardest hit.
     
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    Yes there are lots of different statements being made. At the moment there are 8 reported deaths in Australia from coronavirus which puts the odds of dying at about the same as winning tattslotto...

    Australia's annual road toll is typically around 1,100 per year and corona virus deaths to end of March is 8.

    Time will tell how serious it really is ...
     
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    And 7 are from people who have travelled and returned to Australia. So really its only 1.
     
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    greenacc Searching for the billion

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    That was a test result from one of the first cruise ships that had an outbreak of corona. They have anchored it offshore for a few weeks and been doing tests on it. So they when the last passengers left the ship and they're still finding traces of it
     
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    There is a little thing called exponential growth which is happenng now in Aus.

    We are tracking as per Italy and are only a couple of weeks behind them.

    They're medical system is / has collapsed.

    What people are forgetting is that with the medical system being overwhelmed with treating COVID patients, more people are likely to die of the virus without adequate treatment and many other people are unable to receive treatment for & die from other unrelated issues.

    Aus deaths are now 11.
     
  18. immortality

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    The interesting thing about Covid19 is that an infected person can be spreading the virus whilst been asymptomatic.
     
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    Yes i am well aware of exponential function. Ask yourself this. How is the world suddenly expertly aware of the ramifications if this is supposed to be a new problem? What were the flu deaths in Australia for the last 10 years?
     
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    immortality Can't live without smoky bacon! Staff Member

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    Stop comparing this to the flu as it is a different beast. People with the flu become symptomatic very quickly, normally a few days. The flu kills a lot of people because many carry on with life and are happy to cough and sneeze their way through a days work. At my work people get **** for taking a day or 2 off sick even when it is clear you should not be at work (unless you are a manager or part of the special group). This virus will spread before the person starts showing any symptoms. If people treat this virus like they do the flu it will spread further faster and kill more people without out a doubt.
     
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