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Lockdown.

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A_man_called_CHIOG  Male  South East London 28-Jan-2020 06:28 Message #4769370
If a virus forced a complete lockdown across the U.K. with only dedicated workers allowed to leave their home under supervision could you cope?
Male
Colonel_Blink  Male  Buckinghamshire 28-Jan-2020 07:32 Message #4769371
If utilities were maintained and food delivered survival would not be difficult. There would be radio broadcasts to listen to for instructions and relief of boredom.
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HonestBob  Male  the Central region 28-Jan-2020 08:48 Message #4769375
Well I deliver fresh and frozen food, so I'd guess I might be a dedicated worker..... I'd love it! The roads would be so clear and quiet even through the night hehehehe

my freezer is full of chicken and salmon, my dogs freezer is full to the brim.... I could do a few days locked up!
Female
wonderoushen  Female  Gwynedd 28-Jan-2020 10:50 Message #4769381
It would be difficult for the dogs, they'd be running around like crazy, but I have loads of things I could do.
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Greencare  Female  Berkshire 28-Jan-2020 22:27 Message #4769415
I could remain the house for a long time reading, doing puzzles and a few hobbies.
Female
eurostar  Female  Merseyside 28-Jan-2020 22:32 Message #4769416
I, d cope quite easily for about a week after that I, d be looking for an escape route lol
Male
Colonel_Blink  Male  Buckinghamshire 28-Jan-2020 23:37 Message #4769423
HonestBob. You could’ve delivering less perishable foods or lots of tins wearing a very smart hazchem suit.
Female
NoSaint  Female  Devon 29-Jan-2020 06:27 Message #4769434
I would start going stir after a couple of weeks but if it was a precaution against a deadly virus then there would be Ian incentive to remain confined.
Male
tumbled  Male  Gloucestershire 29-Jan-2020 07:32 Message #4769436
I expect the knock on effect would cause havoc....as things gradually grind to a halt.....

Being locked in....with food supplies, utilities, internet, reading material, information etc...is one thing.....I'd be as happy as a pig in...whatever

If all that runs out....then that's something else...
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vanman  Male  Cambridgeshire 29-Jan-2020 09:04 Message #4769439
If Bob is gonna deliver the fresh and frozen goods to the shops, how, if we are locked in are we gonna get it!?

Oh, I forgot, the BIGGER supermarkets deliver!

Aldi and Lidl will each have to buy a Transit van!
Female
Bewildered  Female  Norfolk 30-Jan-2020 21:28 Message #4769560
I would have to keep going to work in a bio chemical suit......... 60mph over the bridge with no police to pull me over lol
Male
Templar2013  Male  South East London 31-Jan-2020 15:24 Message #4769584
It's an interesting scenario. They could quarantine each town and limit travel between towns and cities.

Might make a good film Chiog ££££.
Female
NoSaint  Female  Devon 2-Feb-2020 08:07 Message #4769648
We are seeing how the Chinese are fighting to contain the spread of the virus and the precautions taken here in the uk.
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A_man_called_CHIOG  Male  South East London 10-Feb-2020 05:55 Message #4770257
The layout of the U.K. would make is viable to seal of large towns and cities even maintaining a cordon around London and the M25.
Apparently China has been able to do this around Wuhan. This would have been impossible in Africa for instance.

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wonderoushen  Female  Gwynedd 10-Feb-2020 11:24 Message #4770275
I'm not sure it does CHIOG, everywhere has places that run onto fields, footpaths, little backroads, main motorways, roads and rail could be sealed off, but you'd effectively have to put somewhere under siege to totally cut it off and that take a huge amount of people to surround an area completely.


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