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  • Be a good name for a consultancy company....

    Be a good name for a consultancy company. Certainly describes some places I've worked.
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    They've been working on the vaccine for a couple...

    They've been working on the vaccine for a couple of years and it's not finished yet (hope to have 300 million doses by Christmas if all goes well), where do we draw the line between fast and rushed?...
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    Agree he's a straight talker. Surprised,...

    Agree he's a straight talker. Surprised, disappointed maybe, that his publisher managed to make him remove that DL comment :)

    That's also something I like about Jim Wendler, he also gives his...
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    Reading the "Poliquin Principles" it wasn't...

    Reading the "Poliquin Principles" it wasn't completely clear what was meant by GVT.
    It's either a scheme based on 10 sets of 10 reps or possibly... 10*10 upper body and 5*10 lower body. Probably...
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    Date gyms allowed to open in England: 25th...

    Date gyms allowed to open in England: 25th July!!!!

    Not sure if that's the same in other parts of UK?
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    I did once take a dump while hanging over a...

    I did once take a dump while hanging over a huuuuge cliff. It was a relief when it was done because if you'll pardon the pun I was sh*tting myself to go in that location. It was in the mont blanc...
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    I know you guys have your differences... but that...

    I know you guys have your differences... but that does seem unusually unfriendly of you here
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    where I live it's not at all unusual to see...

    where I live it's not at all unusual to see someone walking to the store (to buy cigarettes) wearing their pajamas/dressing gown or t shirt and slippers etc at any time of day. Not sure what tests...
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    I'd like to drive him somewhere for 3 hours, I...

    I'd like to drive him somewhere for 3 hours, I think I'd learn a lot and maybe enjoy some of the conversation. Agree though it's likely after 3 hours of him, getting there, I'd probably refuse to...
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    Where I live, public transport (subway, bus,...

    Where I live, public transport (subway, bus, train, taxi etc) it's required to wear a face covering. In a big store like Walmart (called "Asda" here) or Tesco it's recommended that people wear a face...
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    Back in the days before Covid when I could go to...

    Back in the days before Covid when I could go to a gym, I used to carry hand sanitizer for deadlifts etc.

    It was a small tube of high strength rubbing alcohol. To make it a practical gel/paste...
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    **** the WHO! (World health, not the band) ...

    **** the WHO! (World health, not the band)

    Start of Jan, when they could have said more they didn't (instead repeating Chinese claim that human to human transmission impossible)

    Then they said...
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    just call everyone "stupid Nazi klansman" you...

    just call everyone "stupid Nazi klansman" you cover all bases that way, it's the only polite thing to do..
  • Not had a bread maker but wondered about getting...

    Not had a bread maker but wondered about getting one, but what I'd really like if I had any spare space would be a old fashioned mixer with a dough hook attachment. Only tried to make bread twice and...
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    It's very hard to resist the temptation of...

    It's very hard to resist the temptation of defining it based on my own cultural and personal persuasions, so eating beef steak is ok for me but clearly an opinion less widely held in say: India.
    ...
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    Unfortunately we seem to have more questions each...

    Unfortunately we seem to have more questions each day, not less. China is again doubling down on its explanation that the virus didn't originate in the "Seafood" market in Wuhan (original statement...
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    Testing in UK expanded to include people who...

    Testing in UK expanded to include people who don't necessarily have symptoms (but have a reason testing is needed) such as contact with suspected or confirmed Covid

    Since testing was expanded to...
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    Yeah, it's a low background in remote mountainous...

    Yeah, it's a low background in remote mountainous areas, some parts of Andes, California, Tibet, etc etc. Handwashing/hygiene etc seem to keep it in background for last few hundred years and...
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    Poll: They had said that Victoria was past the danger...

    They had said that Victoria was past the danger but it spiked up again, keep it safe!

    I can't wait to get to get back in the gym, but I think I won't continue my big chain gym membership for...
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    Why bother? If you can do 55 push ups why do you...

    Why bother? If you can do 55 push ups why do you want to do 60? or 65 or ... A different approach is to keep the reps within some range (e.g
    5-20) and gradually increase the resistance as you...
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