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Is it Scared Witless, Greed, Selfishness, I'm alright and to hell with the rest of you or What?

Started this discussion. Last reply by jen on Wednesday. 14 Replies

I'm at a loss as to the hysteria, the panic buying, the greedy inconsiderate selfishness of people, or are they just plain bloody stupid.At 8am this morning a queue of cars trying to get into Little…Continue

Controlled Parking Zones Permits and Parking Charges in Richmond

Started this discussion. Last reply by colin pearce Mar 6. 1 Reply

If anyone is in any doubt about the merits of CPZ's in and around Hampton, and the decision probably already made regarding their 'INTRODUCTION' here, take a look at the new increased charges for…Continue

Thames Water - Again!

Started this discussion. Last reply by Janice Merritt Feb 26. 7 Replies

What a relief, Thames Water are digging up the roads again, I was missing them!I went to Kingston today and their work, by the entrance to Bushy Park, was a joy to behold and true to form, massive…Continue

Do the trains really need to come off strike?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Roger Merriman Jan 2. 4 Replies

Hampton has for the past month returned to somewhere like it used to be, quiet, so much less traffic, no lazy commuters who can’t be bothered to walk to the station, able to park your car, no angry…Continue

 

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Ian Cook replied to Janice Merritt's discussion Please keep your distance
"We went for our exercise outing to Bushy Park, as part of our isolation. Following the directive for Social Distancing and only going with one other person from your household it was astonishing how many people either don’t understand,…"
Friday
jen replied to Ian Cook's discussion Is it Scared Witless, Greed, Selfishness, I'm alright and to hell with the rest of you or What?
"Wishing you all the best. horrid times made worse by horrid circumstances."
Wednesday
Mike Newson replied to Ian Cook's discussion Is it Scared Witless, Greed, Selfishness, I'm alright and to hell with the rest of you or What?
"Hi Jen, thanks  so much for your kind consideration. I find myself in very strange circumstances though. Having been strict isolating now for 10 days due to existing issues COPD AND Sjogrens [auto immune disease) I now have recent diagnosis of…"
Mar 23
jen replied to Ian Cook's discussion Is it Scared Witless, Greed, Selfishness, I'm alright and to hell with the rest of you or What?
"Mike Newson. Do you have someone to get stuff for you given your circumstances. Please shout if can get you some bits and bobs"
Mar 23
Simon Gibbs replied to Ian Cook's discussion Is it Scared Witless, Greed, Selfishness, I'm alright and to hell with the rest of you or What?
"Went to Kingston this morning, 11am so not especially early Sainsburys Surrey Basin limiting purchases to 3 items on a lot of lines and 2 on a select few They did have fresh fruit and veg and are refilling shelves, no eggs, pasta or loo rolls of…"
Mar 21
Sue Clarke replied to Ian Cook's discussion Is it Scared Witless, Greed, Selfishness, I'm alright and to hell with the rest of you or What?
"Yes they do but weekend times may vary"
Mar 21
Mike Newson replied to Ian Cook's discussion Is it Scared Witless, Greed, Selfishness, I'm alright and to hell with the rest of you or What?
" I am 72 years old and usually buy my needs each day. I hadn't heard about this special hour due to being informed yesterday that I had Prostate cancer. My mind obviously elsewhere and not interested in food at all. Does anybody know if…"
Mar 20
Ian Cook replied to Ian Cook's discussion Is it Scared Witless, Greed, Selfishness, I'm alright and to hell with the rest of you or What?
"Waitrose were opened only to the over 70's from 8-9 this morning, well done to them. It was extraordinary how many people clearly nowhere near that age were queueing at 7.30. The Waitrose staff politely sent them away. At 8.30 the queueing…"
Mar 20
Janice Merritt replied to Ian Cook's discussion Is it Scared Witless, Greed, Selfishness, I'm alright and to hell with the rest of you or What?
"Lovely idea, as everyone seems to have gone mad. I speak to so many people that are against all this panic buying so who the hell is doing it.  Eggs flown of the shelf, they have a limited shelf life, meat gone - how big are their…"
Mar 19
Sue Clarke replied to Ian Cook's discussion Is it Scared Witless, Greed, Selfishness, I'm alright and to hell with the rest of you or What?
"There is some good news !!! I am at home feeling poorly but my neighbors have been great dropping notes through my door offering to help with shopping and stuff.  I get my veggies from an on line supplier, and they have been hit by the same…"
Mar 19
Janice Merritt replied to Ian Cook's discussion Is it Scared Witless, Greed, Selfishness, I'm alright and to hell with the rest of you or What?
"People are not listening, we can't stop these people, I had my NORMAL month delivery last Wednesday, by the time I need more food (milk and bread and veg are local) I probably wont be able to get what I need, as I go into a 12 week lockdown.…"
Mar 18
Murdoch replied to Ian Cook's discussion Is it Scared Witless, Greed, Selfishness, I'm alright and to hell with the rest of you or What?
"One question:- Does anyone know what people are doing with all the Toilet Rolls they have bought? Masturbating?"
Mar 18
Alan Wino replied to Ian Cook's discussion Is it Scared Witless, Greed, Selfishness, I'm alright and to hell with the rest of you or What?
"Cue - traffic gridlock around 6th Cross Road/Fulwell  at dawn- Frankly I’m astonished at the  lack of social awareness I’m seeing. "
Mar 18
Ian Cook replied to Ian Cook's discussion Is it Scared Witless, Greed, Selfishness, I'm alright and to hell with the rest of you or What?
"Don't forget all you greedy, selfish shoppers that Lidl's opening tomorrow, so if you can get there nice and early you could clear their shelves as well."
Mar 18
Tyger Lula replied to Ian Cook's discussion Is it Scared Witless, Greed, Selfishness, I'm alright and to hell with the rest of you or What?
"Ian, it's ridiculous isn't it? I don't drive so usually do an online order once/twice a month. I tried Tesco, Asda, Sainsbury's, Morrison and Waitrose yesterday and the earliest delivery I could get was 5th April!!!! I went to…"
Mar 17
Ian Cook posted a discussion

Is it Scared Witless, Greed, Selfishness, I'm alright and to hell with the rest of you or What?

I'm at a loss as to the hysteria, the panic buying, the greedy inconsiderate selfishness of people, or are they just plain bloody stupid.At 8am this morning a queue of cars trying to get into Little Waitrose car park, hoards of people on foot rushing to the store, followed by them leaving with bulging bags, car boots being filled and emptied shelves.STOP for a moment and think, the shortage and empty shelves is being created by such obsessive and absurd behaviour, there is no need to buy…See More
Mar 17

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At 20:32 on May 15, 2011,
HPN Team
paul johnston
said…
HI Ian. Welcome to HPN - hope you find being a member of our community useful and fun. Paul

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