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So what would you do on first day after isolation ended?
I would go straight to the barbers to get much needed haircut then massive full English breakfast in greasy spoon.
Stockpile DVDs and boxsets as I am already missing my obsession watching the films.
Then afternoon and evening bender at my local.. catching up with mates.
How about you?
Everyone will have to go back to work surely?
I'm hoping by the end of isolation that I'm up to 100 wpm at shorthand and have revised enough to pass a spate of exams first time. I'm finally around the 80 mark, only took six months.
Greasy spoon for breakfast and bender at the local?
If Tim Martin's lost your custom he's in trouble.
See family and then go get pissed in the local with friends Ive not seen. As I dont drink at home, I will be out of practice and probably be home after 4 pints.
This weekend is going to be bizarre - the 1st under lockdown. Ive even suggested to the wife that we clean the garage out just for something to do.
Send the kids to their grandparents’ for a fortnight.
Probably stay in. Hate crowded places
Fly home, lock myself in a room with TCMBS for a week then try and live a normal life.
Will sure as hell appreciate the mountains and Bay of Kotor even more.
'Will sure as hell appreciate the mountains and Bay of Kotor even more'
Are these euphemisms for your girlfriend's physique?
Absolutely sinful comment. She’s Serbian and wants nothing of her associated with Montenegro :-).
I suspect the weather by then will be good enough for a swim so a trip to the beach followed a tasty fish lunch by the sea.
Then dump the kids with the in-laws in the evening and go out.
Flowing with ouzo no doubt!
He loves ouzo. Never drinks anything else. I think that’s why he loved there.
I'll happily drink ouzo if nothing else is on offer (though only with fish, not meat)
In certain parts of Greece they serve tsipouro exclusively with aniseed flavouring, and drinking that with my wild boar stifado seemed like heresy.
I think this could change things for a lot of companies. We have a big office at present but with the use of technology we use, a fair wedge of people can operate easily from home, thus not needing an office desk, so it wouldn't surprise me that we moved to a much smaller and cheaper office, this would mean we can get a dog! On a personal level it would be nice to see my work mates again and have the OH home more often, nieces birthday over Easter and a visit home was planned , so get down there asap
Drive to bittaford and give my 6 year old the biggest cuddle she’s ever had.
Once I’ve seen her for a few days, a round of golf and get absolutely obliterated with my mates
Then when hungover get some of da laydeess over from of the tinder
Edited by ProgressiveTara at 04:55:59 on 27th March 2020
Go and visit my mum.
Go to the gym or out for a decent bike ride and some cake.
I’m exercising everyday at home but don’t feel comfortable going outside my garden at the moment.
Edited by Auntie Merge at 02:15:21 on 27th March 2020
Apart from this week - because my son's boss has the virus - I've been carrying on regardless. Two more days of my son remaining symptom clear and I'll be back at Sainsbury's and I can't wait.
Don't think it would be as massive as we expect. By that stage, we'll be emotionally exhausted due to do many of our friends and family members dying, and fears of a second wave.
Probably stay in and relax.
Depends when it is, tbfl.
You know it’s going to piss it down solidly for days the moment they lift lockdown!
Have a wank
Cancel the pornhub premium
Don’t need to cancel if you’ve got the free membership.
Golf. I just don’t get it. I don’t get how you can like football and golf.
I don’t get how you don’t get that.
Football is a team game, it’s dynamic, fluid, it’s about relative movement and angles and with freedom to run and to create.
Golf (to a beginner) seems to be about a restrictive, repetitive set of movements to achieve a singular, linear task.
I know I’m wrong about this, just to me it seems like being placed into a straitjacket vs flying
At least you know you’re wrong about it!
Let me try and find an example. What are your hobbies aside from football?
I always assume if something is really popular and I don’t get it (golf, anal) then I’m probably missing the point.
Hobbies or stuff I like doing....reading, walking, gym, swimming, drinking, eating, breathing, blinking,
To be fair, anal golf is fairly niche.
So reading between the lines your hobbies are learning and maintaining health. Fair?
I guess so. Although learning and keeping healthy are really elements of life. Hobbies are the things I enjoy doing to pursue those elements.
So there's a sport that is literally impossible to master, just continuously learn and improve, learn and improve, whilst also being extremely good for you. Plus you get the added competition against others/yourself/the course.
Impossible to master? Pah. The ball doesn’t move, the hole doesn’t move and you get a whole load of different bats to hit it with. How difficult can it be?
But seriously, lots of things are difficult to master and reward practice... my wife loves sewing for instance but it bores me to tears. I don’t enjoy the methodical learn/improve process. I’m crap at languages and worse at music.
As GC says below, I’m also really crap at it. I have had a couple of moments when I’ve hit a great shot and made that ‘ping’ noise that you are supposed to get. And it’s given me a modicum of satisfaction. But it’s no more that a lazy semi when compared to the diamond cutting boner that a reverse pass in football gives me, or a curled shot into the top corner.
I’m terrible at golf. I know I’m meant to swing back further but I’m always hesitant as I’m certain I’ll either hit the top of the ball or take a clump of turf out. My mates often regularly question my posture and how I’m holding the club. Sometimes I’ll hit a ball perfectly and watch it sail straight into the distance (well, about 50 yards) but often it’s just a total slice. Then I have to hit from the fairway which is usually a disaster...
My putting isn’t too bad. I only play about four times a year so I won’t improve any time soon.
What I've learned from this exchange is you watch rather than participate and have no hobbies. No wonder everyone on here respects you :-)
Are you referring to anal?
Nah, I still play football (although curling one into the top corner is rarer these days) Bit of tennis (which is a bit of a dull game to play and an awful game to watch).
I have very few hobbies it’s true.
What are your hobbies? Inspire me.
People that don't like golf are SICK. I don't want to wish my life away but I really really hope I get a good number of years living somewhere warm, playing GOLF every day.
I used like playing golf but in the end being so utterly shit at it started to take the enjoyment away.
I get out on a course sufficiently rarely that when I do play, I'm generally not very good, but you only need a few decent holes to keep you coming back. My hope is that my daughter gets into it so family holidays become golf holidays.
Just do what my BIL does and take your clubs so you can dump your wife and children and disappear for a few hours.
It feels so fucking good when you ping one though
If it requires un-isolation where exactly are you planning on having this wank?
You want to watch, you pay for the live stream like all the other weirdos.
Did you receive my direct debit details?
I think so - if they were the ones that were difficult to piece together due I assume to wearing a glove?
Can’t see isolation ending in one stage.
First let us wander about more and visit other houses.
And pubs only when they are really sure it’s under control, unless someone has a way of phasing it that doesn’t involve a monster drinking and infection rampage.
Yep think you right. First up will be get everybody back to work and all shops opening for shorter hours (pretty much like it used to be). Probably then smaller daytime outdoor events will be allowed. After that there pubs and restaurants opening, but restricted hours. Then larger outdoor events and finally large indoor events. How long this is all going to take God only knows.
Think I would take dog to park using public transport, have a cuppa in the cafe there then get bus round to my local for a swift half. (currently just walking dog in very small area close to home).
It would be proper mad if they opened pubs for the first time on the last Friday before Christmas. What a night that would be. Chips cheese and donner
So causing the 2nd wave. :)
Go for a walk by the River as I'm anti-social anyway and then get some shopping in.
Edited by Marked Ox at 22:08:50 on 26th March 2020
Probably spend the day in bed with depression.
You're wasting your life.
Get out to a fort or local Victorian folly.