Covid 19 and hand washing

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Re: Covid 19 and hand washing

Post by Anchor Moy » Mon Mar 02, 2020 8:56 pm

atst wrote:
Mon Mar 02, 2020 8:44 pm
I wipe the cans with my shirt thinking I'm giving the can a magic rub so I'll get lucky and win a free can
Lol, as long as you wipe them. Perhaps we should spread a rumour that wiped cans are lucky cans, in the interests of health and safety :beer1:
The percentage of lucky cans will be the same, but some people will see cause and effect, so will wipe their cans systematically. Win-win.
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Re: Covid 19 and hand washing

Post by fsdfdsdf » Mon Mar 02, 2020 10:40 pm

seems pp is out of water most of the day so most people wont be able to wash their hands anyway
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Re: Covid 19 and hand washing

Post by John Bingham » Mon Mar 02, 2020 11:24 pm

I'm pretty pissed off with my water supply. It only comes on between 11.00 PM and 5.00 AM. The owner stuck in a pump about a year ago but the imbeciles downstairs burned it out in no time as they run a laundry and ran the thing 24/7. They are moving out soon so hopefully it will be better afterwards. It totally sucks.
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Re: Covid 19 and hand washing

Post by pczz » Tue Mar 03, 2020 5:53 am

Anchor Moy wrote:
Mon Mar 02, 2020 8:24 pm
timmydownawell wrote:
Mon Mar 02, 2020 7:37 pm
Marty wrote:
Mon Mar 02, 2020 6:49 pm
Bring back the ice box!
Speaking of which, the insides of those red boxes you buy beer from are frequently filthy anyway, and once the ice starts to melt, the cans are swimming in murky water. Makes you think twice about drinking from the can. Maybe rinse it first. The coronavirus might not survive the cold temperature but who knows what might. Ugh.
I'd say you should ALWAYS wipe the top of the can with a clean tissue (or t-shirt if necessary :wink: ) before drinking cans out of red boxes. Minimum precaution. I wipe my cans by habit anyway. Even if they are in a fridge now, who knows where they came from.
They came from the back alley where they were stored and numerous dogs pissed on them.....
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Re: Covid 19 and hand washing

Post by rexwell » Tue Mar 03, 2020 6:49 am

It could well be that the lack of clean hands has strengthened the average Cambodian's immune system to the point that the virus is unable to make an impact here.
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Re: Covid 19 and hand washing

Post by andy1 » Tue Mar 03, 2020 6:55 am

pczz wrote:
Tue Mar 03, 2020 5:53 am
Anchor Moy wrote:
Mon Mar 02, 2020 8:24 pm
timmydownawell wrote:
Mon Mar 02, 2020 7:37 pm
Marty wrote:
Mon Mar 02, 2020 6:49 pm
Bring back the ice box!
Speaking of which, the insides of those red boxes you buy beer from are frequently filthy anyway, and once the ice starts to melt, the cans are swimming in murky water. Makes you think twice about drinking from the can. Maybe rinse it first. The coronavirus might not survive the cold temperature but who knows what might. Ugh.
I'd say you should ALWAYS wipe the top of the can with a clean tissue (or t-shirt if necessary :wink: ) before drinking cans out of red boxes. Minimum precaution. I wipe my cans by habit anyway. Even if they are in a fridge now, who knows where they came from.
They came from the back alley where they were stored and numerous dogs pissed on them.....
Dont forget the rats running around the wharehouse shitting and pissing on them.............
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Re: Covid 19 and hand washing

Post by Kammekor » Tue Mar 03, 2020 7:15 am

Duncan wrote:
Mon Mar 02, 2020 6:14 pm
We haven't got as far as hand washing yet in our family. Still trying to educate them in to not leaving food on the table and have told them one hundred times, if you are not going to use the fridge I will sell it.
For sure you're making decent money by this.
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Re: Covid 19 and hand washing

Post by Kammekor » Tue Mar 03, 2020 7:18 am

Anchor Moy wrote:
Mon Mar 02, 2020 8:24 pm
timmydownawell wrote:
Mon Mar 02, 2020 7:37 pm
Marty wrote:
Mon Mar 02, 2020 6:49 pm
Bring back the ice box!
Speaking of which, the insides of those red boxes you buy beer from are frequently filthy anyway, and once the ice starts to melt, the cans are swimming in murky water. Makes you think twice about drinking from the can. Maybe rinse it first. The coronavirus might not survive the cold temperature but who knows what might. Ugh.
I'd say you should ALWAYS wipe the top of the can with a clean tissue (or t-shirt if necessary :wink: ) before drinking cans out of red boxes. Minimum precaution. I wipe my cans by habit anyway. Even if they are in a fridge now, who knows where they came from.
That's what the beer girls are for. They never ash their hands, but they'll wipe your can :stir:
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Re: Covid 19 and hand washing

Post by hanno » Tue Mar 03, 2020 7:23 am

Anchor Moy wrote:
Mon Mar 02, 2020 8:24 pm
timmydownawell wrote:
Mon Mar 02, 2020 7:37 pm
Marty wrote:
Mon Mar 02, 2020 6:49 pm
Bring back the ice box!
Speaking of which, the insides of those red boxes you buy beer from are frequently filthy anyway, and once the ice starts to melt, the cans are swimming in murky water. Makes you think twice about drinking from the can. Maybe rinse it first. The coronavirus might not survive the cold temperature but who knows what might. Ugh.
I'd say you should ALWAYS wipe the top of the can with a clean tissue (or t-shirt if necessary :wink: ) before drinking cans out of red boxes. Minimum precaution. I wipe my cans by habit anyway. Even if they are in a fridge now, who knows where they came from.
And wiping the can with a tissue is going to eradicate all bacteria? Don't think so. The worst case of food poisoning I had in the KoW was from a can of iced coffee on the way from SR to Kep, I am sure.

As for washing hands, Europeans are not doing too well either:

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And before the Americans start gloating: only 66% of Americans wash their hands after using the bathroom.

https://www.huffpost.com/entry/5-surpri ... c6c4a491bb
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Re: Covid 19 and hand washing

Post by Marty » Tue Mar 03, 2020 8:08 am

Now the CDC says instead of washing hands in soap and water, wash in acetone. That definitely kills corona virus. Could be a sales opportunity.
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