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Forum: Ruffled Feathers Yesterday, 16:50
Replies: 30
Views: 616
Posted By peter.jones
The other thing I notice on here, worse than...

The other thing I notice on here, worse than other sites, is the forensic analysis of posts, people looking for something, anything to disagree with. That puts me off posting quite often. (You...
Forum: Ruffled Feathers Yesterday, 14:46
Replies: 30
Views: 616
Posted By peter.jones
yes, anyone who consistently annoys or posts...

yes, anyone who consistently annoys or posts things you believe are aggressive, then just ignore, or block.
Birdforum is pretty good like you say.

But, birdforum is unlike other social media places...
Forum: Ruffled Feathers Saturday 28th March 2020, 07:16
Replies: 199
Views: 3,787
Posted By peter.jones
https://reaction.life/oxford-study-50-of-uk-popula...

https://reaction.life/oxford-study-50-of-uk-population-may-be-infected-already/

there is a link to it. It was mentioned on another thread too.
The thing is, if 50% have been infected by the virus...
Forum: Ruffled Feathers Friday 27th March 2020, 19:06
Replies: 176
Views: 4,132
Posted By peter.jones
anywhere where you've made an assumption could be...

anywhere where you've made an assumption could be a flaw, you've made a few assumptions along the way. We all have, I don't mean that nastily.
I'm not convinced about people having it and barely...
Forum: Ruffled Feathers Friday 27th March 2020, 18:28
Replies: 176
Views: 4,132
Posted By peter.jones
you're right Andy, the actual uk figure is...

you're right Andy, the actual uk figure is somewhere between 12,000 and 60 million or whatever the uk population is these days.

I wouldn't be surprised if I had it from London a month ago! high...
Forum: Ruffled Feathers Friday 27th March 2020, 18:14
Replies: 176
Views: 4,132
Posted By peter.jones
But again, if we assume 50% have had it, and we...

But again, if we assume 50% have had it, and we "detected" 12k. Then when we have "detected" 24k, 100% of the population will have had the disease...
Or the 50% assumption is wrong.
Forum: Ruffled Feathers Friday 27th March 2020, 17:55
Replies: 176
Views: 4,132
Posted By peter.jones
also, it will be disproved when the current...

also, it will be disproved when the current figures more than double.
probably before the end of next week the rate it is accelerating here.

So official identified cases 12k, 50% theory will be...
Forum: Ruffled Feathers Friday 27th March 2020, 17:00
Replies: 176
Views: 4,132
Posted By peter.jones
where are you getting 50% of uk?

where are you getting 50% of uk?
Forum: Birds & Birding Friday 27th March 2020, 11:48
Replies: 804
Views: 33,059
Posted By peter.jones
yes, it's 100 times better than the perception of...

yes, it's 100 times better than the perception of them yesterday!
Forum: Ruffled Feathers Friday 27th March 2020, 11:39
Replies: 176
Views: 4,132
Posted By peter.jones
best wishes Kits, there is no shortage of daft...

best wishes Kits, there is no shortage of daft quizzes etc out there!

*I work from home, so not much change in that respect
*my job is to plan for such events as this, so i'm just much busier...
Forum: Birds & Birding Thursday 26th March 2020, 18:46
Replies: 804
Views: 33,059
Posted By peter.jones
there was the high profile story a few years...

there was the high profile story a few years back:

https://www.theguardian.com/uk/2007/nov/07/monarchy.wildlife
Forum: Birds & Birding Thursday 26th March 2020, 14:53
Replies: 804
Views: 33,059
Posted By peter.jones
My word, they chose Ring Ouzel as their hill to...

My word, they chose Ring Ouzel as their hill to die on!
Forum: Birds & Birding Thursday 26th March 2020, 12:00
Replies: 13
Views: 585
Posted By peter.jones
It might be a really complex decision how and...

It might be a really complex decision how and when to cancel, even though the outcome is fairly straightforward.
Similar to people booked on holidays being out of pocket completely if they cancel, as...
Forum: Birds & Birding Thursday 26th March 2020, 11:17
Replies: 804
Views: 33,059
Posted By peter.jones
yes, i've noticed on my daily dog walk, an...

yes, i've noticed on my daily dog walk, an increase in dog walkers. Many give the impression they have never taken the dog out before, or might be doing a favour for elderly relatives who own dogs...
Forum: Birds & Birding Tuesday 24th March 2020, 14:48
Replies: 804
Views: 33,059
Posted By peter.jones
Makes you wonder what we miss in the normal day...

Makes you wonder what we miss in the normal day to day rushing around!
A pair of Stock Doves are spending a lot of time in the nearby oak trees. Only ever seen them from the house in the depths of...
Forum: Birds & Birding Tuesday 24th March 2020, 13:33
Replies: 804
Views: 33,059
Posted By peter.jones
you couldn't just as easily argue that.

you couldn't just as easily argue that.
Forum: Ruffled Feathers Tuesday 24th March 2020, 13:16
Replies: 176
Views: 4,132
Posted By peter.jones
Yes, thus the Government broadcast last night...

Yes, thus the Government broadcast last night detailing the measures the country needs to take, going out on bbc1
Forum: Ruffled Feathers Tuesday 24th March 2020, 13:13
Replies: 176
Views: 4,132
Posted By peter.jones
Also every football team owner who wants their...

Also every football team owner who wants their season null and voided.. Brescia in Italy being the latest.. 9 times out of 10 you can guess where they sit in their league?!
Forum: Birds & Birding Tuesday 24th March 2020, 10:48
Replies: 804
Views: 33,059
Posted By peter.jones
What doesn't get emphasised enough in my opinion,...

What doesn't get emphasised enough in my opinion, is it's not just contact between people, but contact via surfaces. Opening a gate, pay and display machines are all going to add to the...
Forum: Birds & Birding Sunday 22nd March 2020, 15:22
Replies: 11
Views: 392
Posted By peter.jones
I think sitting in hides starts to look a bit...

I think sitting in hides starts to look a bit selfish. Pubs, cafes and non-essential shops are all closed, what's the difference?
We are told we can go outside for some exercise and fresh air....
Forum: Ruffled Feathers Saturday 21st March 2020, 12:49
Replies: 176
Views: 4,132
Posted By peter.jones
The numbers are very low aren't they. You look at...

The numbers are very low aren't they. You look at official cases and even multiply them by 100, they are still a tiny proportion of populations.
I can't see immunity coming naturally out of that for...
Forum: Birds & Birding Saturday 21st March 2020, 09:49
Replies: 804
Views: 33,059
Posted By peter.jones
Tell Boris Johnson. He's already come out with...

Tell Boris Johnson. He's already come out with "we can get this thing done".
The others will no doubt follow. It's what happens when you have a one trick pony running things!
Forum: Vacational Trip Reports Friday 20th March 2020, 17:07
Replies: 46
Views: 1,265
Posted By peter.jones
The way things have gone, you might have the...

The way things have gone, you might have the Africa yearlist record for 2020 ;)
Forum: Ruffled Feathers Wednesday 18th March 2020, 17:41
Replies: 176
Views: 4,132
Posted By peter.jones
I think the hobby, especially the twitcher /...

I think the hobby, especially the twitcher / lister element, attracts a lot of people who are on the spectrum, or socially awkward etc. nothing wrong with that, just how we are.

It is going to be a...
Forum: Birds & Birding Tuesday 17th March 2020, 17:14
Replies: 804
Views: 33,059
Posted By peter.jones
Also, if you had a mishap on your travels, then...

Also, if you had a mishap on your travels, then people will need to assist you, which wouldn't be fair in this situation.
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