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Is It a Good Idea to Air the Film Contagion?

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https://www.radiotimes.com/news/film/2020-03-24/itv-airs-contagion-amid-coronavirus-lockdown/

I vaguely remember it, as it was a film I watched nearly 10 years ago, and most of the storyline was based on the 2003 SARS outbreak, but it probably feels quite relevant now

is it a good idea to air it now?

hspexy
7 days ago
What do you think of this?
garygemmell
garygemmell7 days ago

Yes its a great idea although I am hoping for yet another repeat of World War Z, The Omega Man, Zombieland : Double Tap, Shaun Of The Dead and I am looking forward to episode 14 of THE WALKING DEAD this very day!

Did you not see the movie EXTINCTION last night they seem to be taking the jimmy riddle!

All very prophetic dontya think - people have been egging an apocalypse on for years!

I am also going to go out and film the deserted streets with my Gopro and make my own Zombie apocalypse youtube vid I am calling it the WEEGIE Dead!

That should please some of my ahem "fans" on here!

You see we are definitely different people thats why some folks on here dont like me because in Scotland we laugh at the devil and poke the eye of fate and bonk the nose of disaster as we have had so many for centuries as well as the repression by the English its why the Irish are our brothers and sisters.

Whilst being English its all panic and seriousness - up here we just laugh , crack a sarcastic joke, resign ourselves to being screwed again like the poll tax , nuclear reactors, Highland clearances etc etc etc and get on with things!

I will go out laughing not cowering and moaning that i dont have enough TP or Pasta so I say come on Corona-V.... if you think yer hard enough!

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Janhrrs
Janhrrs6 days ago

garygemmell 😂 I will look out for The Weegie Dead 🤣🤣. I'm still getting my head round Ozark 🤦‍♀️. You may laugh at the devil but jeez you still love to get a rise out of the English - poke, poke, poke 😂

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Loislane
Loislane6 days ago

Hope you are staying well gaz and I watched zombieland the other night I thorght was pants lol. Love bit Shawn of the dead haha though I have got frozen 2 to watch and midway lol 😜 stay safe vin x

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garygemmell
garygemmell6 days ago

Loislane The new zombieland or the old one?>

Yeah the new one is not as good as the first one but they never are are they!

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garygemmell
garygemmell6 days ago

Janhrrs Yeah did you see the rich building all their underground bunkers that billionaire with enough food stocked for 10 years for just him and his wife and kids and a complex so large it would cover 10 football fields - yeah a few people laughed but they arent now!

And the ones who laugh at all those survivalists living in the desert in America or the end of time Dday-Preppers bunkers being sold for a fortune , i bet peeps are wishing they had bought one now!

The looting has started in London as well i did post a topic but they removed it - i presume they dont want to panic people but its stupid, people should be aware that there are gangs going around robbing food now - Gives people warning to get thatr baseball bat ready at the front door , I have been ready for years!

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Loislane
Loislane6 days ago

garygemmell the old one lol not seen new one lol think I'll be catching up on lot movies haha x hope you bearing up see ya on the ap x

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garygemmell
garygemmell6 days ago

Loislane Bearing up lol

I am having a laugh.

I guess its just our family or perhaps a Scottish thing but I am not worried in the least in fact I am more happy than I usually am because the streets are empty of all the ferals around here and its totally peaceful you can hear a pin drop morning noon or night!

That will probably offend some usually the old misery guts auld grannies on here as usual - funny isnt it people get angry when others are happy but I always try and fire out happy vibes and gee people up even if i feel sh** its just our way up here we are so used to disasters we just laugh it off no point in going "oh woe is me" best get yer arse in gear and fix things and keep busy dontya think!

I shall gee you up then you sound a bit down!

Try watching a documentary called Genesis : Paradise Lost one of the most uplifting things I have seen in years really I had a tear in my eye - Big Jessie eh haha

Even if you dont believe its quite thought provoking especially the scientific stuff that proves the earth has only been there for 6000 years and not millions like they think!

I think because i am religious i am not afraid of death and believe there is something better after this life so all this doom and gloom doesnt affect me at all or my brothers but so many people have left God now and have no faith in anything that is why they are so miserable - makes you think doesnt it - its better to believe in something than have nothing!

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Loislane
Loislane6 days ago

garygemmell well I've missed chatting to you my ap friend lol yeah I am low can't be helped can it but I'm strong bearing up too if I don't laugh I'll cry lol x stay safe vin haha x

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garygemmell
garygemmell6 days ago

Loislane Get yourself an xbox-one-s then lol

I bought one for £69 in the Black Christmas sale and have put a few games on it but believe it or not I have only played Forza 4 (the demo) for 15 minutes the other night lol

What a waste - I am so busy doing other stuff Ihavent had time to play STAR WARS BATTLEFRONT II which is what i bought it for.

Always wanted one one of these since we used to play it in the arcades in the 90's!

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So STAR WARS BATTLEFRONT II and and XBOX is the closest i can get as that old cabinet is £4000 now!

Try doing a few crafts keep you busy its sitting in front of the tv all day or just sitting that makes you depressed and down you need to keep your mind busy - I have been ordering loads of new stuff - Got some rice lights and raided the neighbours Glass recycling bins and am making these:-

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This months hobby is candle making i have loads of old wax so have seen a sexy mould called "THE LOVERS" so am going to start making scented candles next month once the oils arrive!

https://www.amazon.co.uk/PD-Lovers-Rubber-Mould/dp/B00ZF9FXX0

I have loads of ideas so I can keep you busy and its cheap as chips no need to spend a fortune either - you know me I am the money saving meister!

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Janhrrs
Janhrrs6 days ago

garygemmell I didn't see that bit, I'm going to look again. I just hate the way something like this brings out the worse in people, wtf is wrong with them. London is not good, I still have family there that I worry for. I'm London born and bred but moved away when I had my eldest. I wonder why it was removed, surely people realise that it goes on? I remember Brixton riots particularly as living near to them as I expect you do with Glasgow? Society does break down far too easy and quickly, sadly. Not to mention half the stuff that went on in N. Ireland but no we are civilised 😂 Baseball bat 🤣🤣 I lived in a bedsit with my ex in Brixton, one hot summer night someone decided to shimmy the drainpipe to the open window. They had a very angry, half naked Irish man waving his Shillelagh out the window at them shouting at the feckin scum to feck off. 🤣🤣🤣🤣

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garygemmell
garygemmell6 days ago

Janhrrs Here is the struff i posted its even a warning from the MET POLICE yet the idiots on this site wanted it taken down - jeez man people need to be aware of what is really happening and not waht the Lying BBC and Channel 4 are punting out - folks actually believe that there are no new cases in China are they for real? You only have to go onto the darknet and see all the posts by real Chinese dissidents saying its hell on earth and its getting worse yet our BBC and Channel 4 are trying to calm people by saying ridiculous things like no new cases in a country of 2 billion people - FOR REAL?

https://www.msn.com/en-gb/news/coronavirus/uk-police-chiefs-coronavirus-could-bring-out-worst-in-humanity/ar-BB11DUiS?OCID=AVRES000

https://www.msn.com/en-gb/news/kindness/school-overwhelmed-with-kindness-after-thieves-steal-%c2%a36000-of-food/ar-BB11B1XP?li=AAnZ9Ug&OCID=AVRES000

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Loislane
Loislane6 days ago

garygemmell you are indeed always find way make me smile lol wow stars wars I'm a massive fan of those films bit of a geek me haha stay safe astral guy x 💖😂

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garygemmell
garygemmell6 days ago

Loislane As i say if i can bring one smile to one person per day its been a good day!

And I actually mean that you bring a smile to my face knowing I have brightened someones day.

Ity can be hard sometimes I am always laughing and happy cracking jokes and being sarcastic i even had a guy at work complain about me because i was always happy and laughing and he found it "disturbing" - people are sad isnt it i get the same thing from some of the auld grannies on here even threatening me because I use to many lols - it means laughing out loud - so is that a bad thing?

Sad people but it never puts me off we Scots just keep goinmg its why the Engleesh put the scots regiments into the battle first as we just forge ahead and die like flies with a laugh and a two finger salute!

And as you know i am not a bulshi***** like half of the auld grannies on here who refuse to like my posts i say it for real which is what people need right now and i love to help auld folks - i am currently building a pc for an old guy who contacted me from here as he needs to learn to use the internet yet I am the bad guy lol right its just jealousy but i am well used to it - It is so hard being the PERFECT MAN sometimes i just wish my girlfriend would appreciate me more haha she is in the huff again in the bedroom because i accidentally sprayed in her face AFTER LAUGHING so hard at her disaster and i have been in all day she is the one out working in her shop and getting the virus not me yet i am too blame - women eh cant live wiv em cant live wiv em!

So after all that typing are you going to take up some hobbies - I can sell you some Thai hot chilli seeds to start your apocalypse garden - special price to you ie FREE!

Dont say I am not good to you they are selling like hotcakes on ebay at the mo!

£5 a pack home grown in my greenhouses and belive it or not i only sold 2 or 3 packs in 2 years advertising on ebay and have now sold 20 packs in 2 days - people are going mad for the seed haha

The world truly is mad "ITS A MAD MAD WORLD"

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Loislane
Loislane6 days ago

garygemmell of course I'll take up hobbies lol well I'm always here if u need a chat haha im on twitter now just for the comps so you should find me if you ever decide to pop bk on there we can messege haha and I know how you feel with relationship I go through same ohh how I wish to be happy lol messege soon ap guy x

PS glad bring smile to yr face wow i must have a talent lol x 😂

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garygemmell
garygemmell6 days ago

Loislane Want to be happy - MOVE TO THE COUNTRYSIDE!

CHUCK THE 9-5 and do what you enjoy to make a little money!

I was once in the 9-5 depressing and boring office drudgery - I was even a busw@nker!

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I did it - i retired when i was 40 and went to eastern europe to metal detect and adventure the world.

Its even on my Linkedin profile a big two fingers up to my old incompetent bosses and some of my old office colleagues who stabbed me in the back - its funny though because they have all been checking my profile out for years - probably wishing they had done the same thing!

I have been to every country in eastern europe and most in europe learned to speak two new languages and ate fresh home grown food even camped out in mountains and forests drinking from fresh streams in the Tatra mountains it put 10 years back onto my life , I even drove a Russian T-34 tank for a days fun but then I am strange I enjoy anything that is a bit out of the ordinary and what most folk would not want to do - then i came home and well....

Its living in these concrete jungles suffocated that makes people down even the ones that live in those little estates full of big houses and tiny littlepostage stamp gardens - all the trees cut down to make way for driveways - we have destroyed our own happiness in the pursuit of money and greed!

Must be hell living in a concrete jungle in London Tower Hamlets now that is my idea of hell and all the ferals roaming around stabbing people for a few quid - I cant imagine anything worse - I hope you are not there?

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Loislane
Loislane6 days ago

garygemmell um no I'm not there lol I'm in Bedfordshire haha well if you ever go back on twitter lol say heyyyy lol omg sorry im repeating myself losing the plot lol x😜

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garygemmell
garygemmell6 days ago

Loislane Bedfordshirte is that not a posh nice place to live - al;ways look at the bright side you could be living in a concrete block in Tower Hamlets to scared to go out at night...or even daytime in case you get stabbed or raped for a few quid!

Shoot - I lost the plot years ago - its much better fun than having a plot it makes life so much more interesting when you dont know what is coming day to day - its the 9-5 same old day eat, sh1tt, sleep that is losing the real plot!

Now think on it as they say in Yorkshire!

Or as VIN Diesel would say KEEP THAT SPINE STRONG!

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Loislane
Loislane6 days ago

garygemmell I'm seriously not posh lol and Bedfordshire just the county haha x

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garygemmell
garygemmell6 days ago

Loislane I am posh I have to admit just a wee bit middle class with a lower class cherry on top lol

Best to mix it up no?

"Bed for sure" for you now lol + Grooooannnn!

9pm as well nighty nighty dont let the bed bugs bite!

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garygemmell
garygemmell6 days ago

Loislane Just watching Corrie catchup - Leena is sleeping with David - NO NO JUST NO!!!

Its my Grandpas fault he used to sit me on his knee in our wee tv room watching Corrie honest injun its not me lol

Lady protesteth to much eh!

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Loislane
Loislane6 days ago

garygemmell don't tell me I'm so far behind lol x

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Loislane
Loislane6 days ago

garygemmell aww don't want me to go I'm loveeeeeed lol liked whatever haha x 😜😂 well im no posh I drink pint if go in pub lol x

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garygemmell
garygemmell6 days ago

Loislane Gotta love yourself before someone else can love you!

I wanna kiss myself!

lol

Sorry old techno tune i was a raver back in the 80's!

Haha this brings back memories out of ma box dancing like a loon in the boiler suit and mask with my lightsticks for hours on end - great times!

Its funyn all my friends who used to go raving with me have moved on to Oasis and would find this brain damage now - me i could still go raving and back to ibiza every year if my girlfriend wasnt such an old bore - she is in her 30's but she acts like some of the auld grannies on here - goes to her bed at 9-10pm every night and i am 10 years older and still stay up to 3am and listen to my techno!

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Loislane
Loislane6 days ago

garygemmell OK Im liked lol x

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garygemmell
garygemmell6 days ago

Loislane Did you kiss yourself?

lol

If yes - can i come watch!

haha

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Loislane
Loislane6 days ago

garygemmell soz you

cant lol but could always on the ap lol x

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Loislane
Loislane6 days ago

garygemmell now I know your age lol and I'm no bore I just don't sleep so well lol x am still awake haha just lol x

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garygemmell
garygemmell6 days ago

Loislane Haha well done i thought you would have sussed ages ago its not hard!

Age that is!

Sorry had to go make my Thai curry and do some OCD cleaning lol

Never thought my cleaning OCD would come in handy and all those bottles of bleach!

You can always tell someone with OCD at the shops - they always have 3 or more bottles of bleachin their trolley - for real!

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Loislane
Loislane6 days ago

garygemmell yeah I sussed you out though you say 40s but what age lol stay safe your proberly in land of zzz right now haha x😂😴xx

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ACR
ACR7 days ago

I don't see why not, it was probably scheduled for that time slot before the UK outbreak. It easy enough for overly anxious viewers to change channels if they don't want to watch... I would also suggest these people shouldn't watch Die Hard 2 the night before a flight 😉 😷

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garygemmell
garygemmell7 days ago

Definitely an English thing us Scots would watch Die Hard 2 DURING the flight!

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ptenn00
ptenn006 days ago

yes, there is certainly no harm in showing the film. I won't be watching it though, as I don't recall it being very good. I would prefer something a bit more fun, like Shaun of the dead

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garygemmell
garygemmell6 days ago

Yeah it was big girls pants!

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Loislane
Loislane6 days ago

garygemmell yeah massive pants lol x

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garygemmell
garygemmell6 days ago

Loislane I am VIN but not Diesel - a bit VIN SNEEZEL at the mo - thought I had Corona-v for just a moment this morning, just a moment lol

Funny isnt it people must be going "no no i am doomed when they feel a wee bit hot or have a few coughs" lol

You should see the looks people give you in the shops if you dare to cough a little!

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Loislane
Loislane6 days ago

garygemmell I was feeling like crap this morning bad head but proberly stress haha worrypot I am well I better get sleep not been sleeping so good must be all that astral plane haha x

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garygemmell
garygemmell6 days ago

Loislane Sladky snee!

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Loislane
Loislane6 days ago

garygemmell night night lol x

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blacklabrador
blacklabrador6 days ago

I'm watching a series on Amazon Prime at the moment, I won't name it as I don't want to spoil it for others who have not yet watched it..

I had no idea what direction the show would take when I started, but last nights related to releasing a toxin/virus in New York City.

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garygemmell
garygemmell6 days ago

The Departed?

Already been two series a few years ago one in America copied from the French version!

Then there is the new French WAR OF THE WORLDS series - dont bother its awful!

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Loislane
Loislane6 days ago

garygemmell seen all that series cant wait for season 2 watched on sky few months bk I am saying right show about the plane lol x

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garygemmell
garygemmell6 days ago
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Loislane
Loislane6 days ago

garygemmell yep I'm right about the plane lol x

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Loislane
Loislane6 days ago

Its a good series x

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garygemmell
garygemmell6 days ago

Loislane Just got an email from my Bruvv

As they deleted my post about looting and rioting just thought i would warn folks on here!

Its started big time in Glasgow!

Last night two guys tried to break into our garage and failed then tried the house - thankfully my brothers are back from Afghanistan and lets just say the CRIMS wont be coming back...ever!

Time to get ready the crims are getting ready as the police numbers are falling and cannot respond - my girlfriends work had an attempted breakin last night they cut the electricity supply to the shop but couldnt open the shutters.

Its looking pretty grim!

Look after yourselves!

I did post this warning last night but the auld grannies on here complained and had it removed!

https://www.msn.com/en-gb/news/coronavirus/uk-police-chiefs-coronavirus-could-bring-out-worst-in-humanity/ar-BB11DUiS?OCID=AVRES000

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Loislane
Loislane6 days ago

garygemmell its madness do tc x

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Janhrrs
Janhrrs6 days ago

Hi hspexy personally, I can't see why not. It's a choice, people don't have to watch it. The soaps are always showing things that cause anxiety to some people.

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garygemmell
garygemmell6 days ago

Haha I knew there was a reason I liked your posts I thought you were Dutch?

Never met an Irishman that didnt have a pair or irishwoman - god your women are tough - i remember going out from work when I worked in Dublin with the two Irish girls from the office and the older red haired one drunk me right under the table - i am embarrassed to say they had to help me back to my hotel but then i have never been a drinker i prefer a doctor pepper!

Love Irish folk salt of the earth!

Never met an irishman or woman i didnt like - we are family of the Gael!

Siol Nan Ghaedheal!

Ourselves Alone eh!

😜 👍

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garygemmell
garygemmell6 days ago

Almost forgot one of my fave films the Russian THE DARKEST HOUR was on last week - brilliant film and so underrated!

Check this list if you arent worried about the end of times:-

https://www.goodhousekeeping.com/life/entertainment/g29442307/best-end-of-the-world-movies/

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KirsteyJames
KirsteyJames6 days ago

I watched it this evening. Did watch it when it first came out but forgot most of it. It might be good to air just to show people how quickly and easily the virus can spread.

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