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  1. 6 points
    My cat just got 500 followers on Instagram.
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    Really hard for the elderly....Here’s some advice my friend just sent from Stanford hospital where her dad is a patient: Sorry if a bit maudlin.. Stanford hospital board internal message. The new Coronavirus may not show sign of infection for many days. How can one know if he/she is infected? By the time they have fever and/or cough and go to the hospital, the lung is usually 50% Fibrosis and it's too late. Taiwan experts provide a simple self-check that we can do every morning. Take a deep breath and hold your breath for more than 10 seconds. If you complete it successfully without coughing, without discomfort, stiffness or tightness, etc., it proves there is no Fibrosis in the lungs, basically indicates no infection. In critical time, please self-check every morning in an environment with clean air. Serious excellent advice by Japanese doctors treating COVID-19 cases: Everyone should ensure your mouth & throat are moist, never dry. Take a few sips of water every 15 minutes at least. Why? Even if the virus gets into your mouth, drinking water or other liquids will wash them down through your throat and into the stomach. Once there, your stomach acid will kill all the virus. If you don't drink enough water more regularly, the virus can enter your windpipe and into the lungs. That's very dangerous. Please send and share this with family and friends. Take care everyone and may the world recover from this Coronavirus soon. IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT - CORONAVIRUS 1. If you have a runny nose and sputum, you have a common cold 2. Coronavirus pneumonia is a dry cough with no runny nose. 3. This new virus is not heat-resistant and will be killed by a temperature of just 26/27 degrees. It hates the Sun. 4. If someone sneezes with it, it takes about 10 feet before it drops to the ground and is no longer airborne. 5. If it drops on a metal surface it will live for at least 12 hours - so if you come into contact with any metal surface - wash your hands as soon as you can with a bacterial soap. 6. On fabric it can survive for 6-12 hours. normal laundry detergent will kill it. 7. Drinking warm water is effective for all viruses. Try not to drink liquids with ice. 8. Wash your hands frequently as the virus can only live on your hands for 5-10 minutes, but - a lot can happen during that time - you can rub your eyes, pick your nose unwittingly and so on. 9. You should also gargle as a prevention. A simple solution of salt in warm water will suffice. 10. Can't emphasis enough - drink plenty of water! THE SYMPTOMS 1. It will first infect the throat, so you'll have a sore throat lasting 3/4 days 2. The virus then blends into a nasal fluid that enters the trachea and then the lungs, causing pneumonia. This takes about 5/6 days further. 3. With the pneumonia comes high fever and difficulty in breathing. 4. The nasal congestion is not like the normal kind. You feel like you're drowning. It's imperative you then seek immediate attention. SHARE WITH FAMILY and FRIENDS
  3. 6 points
    Why do I get the feeling that summer brings out those who want to incessantly prove how "hard" they are? All we seem to get is people ostentatiously sneering at those of us who feel unwell when the temperature is above 30C AND the humidity is above 70%.
  4. 6 points
    What do people who draw prefer to draw with ? This is one of my pen sketches
  5. 6 points
    Made it into University of Reading to study Meteorology & Climate! Hopefully can provide much more to the forum from September onwards.
  6. 6 points
    Hope these Nutella riots in France don't spread.
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    Sitting here watching crap on the tv my mum asking for it to be turned up ! Missing my dad and wishing he could see us all now , Kids messing about ( adult ones having a few drinks ) and watching my granddaughter in awe at all that’s going on her first Xmas ... I know all family have ups and downs ... we have been thru more downs than ups over the last so many years ... I Wish our children would see the real importance of Christmas .... family ! No matter how much you fight ... family is all that matters in the end ! Merry Christmas everyone xoxo
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    Get in lol
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    How many watched the Steve Davis-Dennis Taylor black ball final, 35 years ago today?
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    Now it's April, there's only one thing I need to crave for. STORMS!!!!!111!!!1!!!1!
  12. 5 points
    Only in Wales...
  13. 5 points
    Yay! More reactions are in!
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    Ant and Dec: You win a trip to Florida to say thank you for your hardwork for NHS, your charity work, you helped your brother recover from a brain tumour.........because.you slipped on mud and it was viewed 4 milllion times on Youtube.....WTF?!
  15. 5 points
    Thunder snow here last night.
  16. 5 points
    Here's a thought, the time period sine the Berlin Wall came down is now longer than the time period that the Wall was up.
  17. 5 points
    Offer accepted! Out with dad on the Sunday to the estate agents to sign the contract for a new Bungalow, then it's off to move to Althorne! So I will remain as Essex Easterly.
  18. 5 points
    Never thought I'd be able to say we had 20 hours of continuous snow. Never thought when I saw the forecast of 5-10cm that I'd stop measuring when it got to 28cm, as although still snowing heavily, the weight was compacting it. Mendips struck lucky again, oh happy days!
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    The hero-worship in the model thread is nauseating!....good grief, some need to have a word with themselves, either that or ask for a signed poster they can drool over....lololol
  20. 5 points
    Merry Christmas to every single fellow Net weather member! From a cloudy and murky Isle of Wight
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    A new type of cloud, the Christmas tree!
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    “It is very rare to get fully-formed snow tunnels in England. As we approach June, conditions have been perfect for this to happen. Pictures today on The Cheviot, courtesy of Jamie Wood.”
  24. 5 points
    A very powerful soul gratifying image never forget.
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    A very merry Lucremas to everyone on NW...may your wallets be emptied by big business, and your energy bills be tripled by the cartel! And by the Holy Money of Gaaad...stay well, till the credit card bills of destiny come rattling through your letterboxes?! Lest one forget: a very Merry Lucremas to Iain Duncan Sith!
  26. 5 points
    When is sewage like Strictly, X Factor, The Voice, i'm not a celeb and all that only way is essex garbage going to end, enough is enough, no more self obsessed plebs on TV please.
  27. 5 points
    Blog update for winter.. http://centaureaweather.com/weather-news/some-thoughts-on-the-european-winter/
  28. 5 points
    Lovely bunch of flowers for sale if anyone's interested pm me
  29. 5 points
    A man phones up his local cricket club and asks to speak to 'Mr. Smith'. The bloke on the other end of the phone replies, " I'm sorry but he's in at the moment, you'll have to wait until he's out". ... I'll get me coat...
  30. 5 points
    Brexiters 2016: Brexit will bring paradise to all Brits Brexiters 2017: eat your chlorine chicken and shut up
  31. 5 points
    There is nothing pleasurable about this weather. Unnecessary heat. Debilitating and draining.
  32. 5 points
    I've just walked in to find my old man on the floor - went in to a hypo. I fed him some lucozade and some biscuits and he perked up rapidly. Does that count as saving someone's life?
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    There are a lot of old ppl out there with no family .. and the cold weather can have quite a impact ,so if any of you lovely ppl have elderly neighbours please pop and check they are ok ... just spare five mins to make a cuppa and see the difference you make
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    Lots of popular status updates lately
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    DJ whos gigs i used to goto in my clubbing days is doing sessions from home and it's been years since i saw him live. He never knew me by name, but i liked his stream and he gave me a shoutout. *red faced*
  36. 4 points
    Sad news about the death of Heather Couper. An astronomer but one meteorological connection, she narrated that memorable Equinox episode "Electric Skies" back in the mid 1990s about lightning.
  37. 4 points
    At this rate we will reach Smarch and still have no snow
  38. 4 points
    Merry Christmas to all my friends!
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    With out doubt sale of fireworks to the public should be banned,no place in today;s society. If you want to see them,get off your backside and go to a display,don't scare the hell out of pets and wildlife.
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    A full night of thunderstorms last night culminating in an absolute whopper this morning which knocked out the power and mobile networks for a while. We were camping at the lake overnight - nothing beats a good night's storms under canvas! Not brilliantly timed though, as I had my training day for my new job with an 07h30 start...all went well despite...
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    Happy Christmas everyone, it is a beautiful frosty morning in South Ockendon.
  42. 4 points
    Into my fourth day of being smoke free
  43. 4 points
    Being ill and watching daytime TV is a terrible thing. I actually found myself enjoying Antiques Roadtrip. What has my life come to
  44. 4 points
    Xmas drinking and driving.....Be careful folks, lots of men are drinking excessively and then letting their wives drive
  45. 4 points
    Winter wonderland outside. Been for a long walk. Happy as Larry!
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    Lots of children/young people at that concert are going to need a lot of support as the reality of last nights dreadful atrocities sink in. Hearts go out to the families of those who had their lives taken away so needlessly in this mindless act of murder.
  47. 4 points
    trump would be far better off in the cosmetic business
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    My first post here for several years, despite lurking and learning! My partner and I were in Dunning, Perthshire last Sunday (22nd), and spotted this funnel cloud with a small brief rope, dropping from a dark Cb nearby. There were a few flashed and rumbles, with heavy rain visible over Perth. Nowt like a bit of local storm-chasing
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    Monday was AMAZING! Saw a tornado, drove through golf ball-sized hail (bonnet dents, woo) and lightning strikes in the hundreds per minute range. On the Netweather tour now
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