Has the Corona (COVID-19) changed your life so far?

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Re: Has the Corona (COVID-19) changed your life so far?

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Yes it has. It is a fantastic time to travel, just like during SARS. Planes are running 1/3 to 1/2 full so you can sit whenever you want no matter what your boarding pass says. No obnoxious hoards of tourists. Hotels practically empty and lowering rates. Travel now, people and hope this Covid19 scare lasts a while!
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My kids now have handwash in their back packs - was a surprise to me that the school didn't actually practice simple hygiene at break-times.

My 3 year old also reminds me to put on a mask when i go out.

When it's all finished maybe Cambodia will be slightly more educated about cleanliness and health.

Then again.....
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Yesterday, I overheard a woman, who works in a hotel restaurant where I'm staying, saying to a customer that she had been to China for New Year. I wondered if I should be concerned, but then I thought, well, she is one of (tens of ?) thousands who have returned to Cambodia from China recently, and if she's infected then the virus has probably already spread beyond her. I will not approach her closely, and in any case, I don't usually embrace the staff, so why start now.

I also think that this is a sign that I should smoke less, but hey. (Go UT, and all those who have given up recently.) However, everyone knows that alcohol kills germs. :beer3:
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Re: Has the Corona (COVID-19) changed your life so far?

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Well, I stopped eating Bat...
Spoiler:
just kidding, I didn't stop
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There is now talk of closing my place of work for 2 weeks with all staff on full pay. Obviously I hope this doesn't happen.

:beer2:

I am in Laos and according to the govt there are ZERO cases in the whole of Laos.

Which is nice.

:beer3:
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Clemen wrote: Tue Feb 25, 2020 8:19 pm Well, I stopped eating Bat...
Spoiler:
just kidding, I didn't stop
I'm trying but it's difficult ..........

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When i discovered that corona virus is an anagram of carnivorous i stopped eating meat
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Re: Has the Corona (COVID-19) changed your life so far?

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tightenupvolume1 wrote: Wed Feb 26, 2020 4:25 pm When i discovered that corona virus is an anagram of carnivorous i stopped eating meat
Made no difference because I like females..............
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tightenupvolume1 wrote: Wed Feb 26, 2020 4:25 pm When i discovered that corona virus is an anagram of carnivorous i stopped eating meat
excellent find!

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Khmu Nation wrote: Wed Feb 26, 2020 1:18 pm There is now talk of closing my place of work for 2 weeks with all staff on full pay. Obviously I hope this doesn't happen.

:beer2:

I am in Laos and according to the govt there are ZERO cases in the whole of Laos.

Which is nice.

:beer3:
Right. Amazing. the most chinese infsted places in Asia have no case despite all thr trucks pouring from china through LAOS. :hattip:
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