2019–20 coronavirus pandemic

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Re: 2019–20 coronavirus pandemic

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What a sad state for my generation. I faced the 2009 recession when I graduated from college and entered the job market. I had to work in low paying job for years and when I finally paid all my student loans, paid my dad's loan back, and enjoying life, get hit with this pandemic, and the next 1-2year is going to be brutal. Thank God I am not married else I will be in a deep depression on how to support a family at this age.
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It really amazes me some of the stories that come out of people being fined. For example, today an article confirms a woman was fined, after travelling 100 miles to get a McDonalds, driving from Lincolnshire to North Yorkshire.

Now, i am assuming she just gave that as an excuse to cover up something else she was driving around for during lockdown. I fiind it hard to believe someone would actually drive 100 miles for a McDonalds, I'm fairly sure whichever route she took to get to North Yorkshire, there'd have been other McDonalds!

After this is over, I will have to stop saying "avoid it like the plague!", turns out we don't go out of our way to avoid them.
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Chrill wrote: 12 Mar 2020 17:05 F1 looks set to cancel the opening race, the 2020 Euros looks like they'll be arranged in 2021 instead, and who knows about our beloved Eurovision Song Contest?
Well this aged like fine wine.

F1 didn't start until July, four months delayed. Euros 2020, The 2020 Olympics, and indeed Eurovision were all cancelled and are set to be held in 2021 instead.
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Chrill wrote: 15 Jan 2021 11:05 F1 didn't start until July, four months delayed. Euros 2020, The 2020 Olympics, and indeed Eurovision were all cancelled and are set to be held in 2021 instead.
I'm very doubtful the olympics will go ahead in 2021 either, given the new much more infectious strains that have popped up everywhere. Eurovision seem confident they can go ahead this year, although some acts probably will appear via video line.
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Very true. F1 has already postponed their season opener for 2021 also, and it was one of the most successful sports in terms of travelling the world in 2020.
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