Anyone else feel the same?

(17 Posts)
Catcrazy008 Tue 04-May-21 22:25:50

I am getting really fed up, social distancing, rules etc.
Government are rumoured to be getting rid of the social distance rules, this would allow more people in shops, pubs etc.
I would rather scrap the damn masks and have people keep their distance!
I think now a massive proportion have been vaccinated, and it seems to be working.
Then why still the masks?

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IHTC Tue 04-May-21 22:42:53

I could have written this myself. I would happily keep social distancing for life 😂 but masks....

I think they'll keep masks to serve as physical reminder. Without them, it's almost as if there is no pandemic.

ssd Tue 04-May-21 22:44:36

People aren't social distancing though.
But also loads are wearing masks wrong.

Catcrazy008 Tue 04-May-21 23:04:29

@ssd don’t get me started at the people that were a mask under their noses. Yet they get away with it!

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ssd Wed 05-May-21 07:25:45

I know, i feel the same.

KatherineJaneway Wed 05-May-21 07:30:35

I don't see people social distancing much anymore.

KnottedFern Wed 05-May-21 07:43:21

I don't see any social distancing where I am so I'd rather keep the masks for now. I work in a hospital and the social distancing is appalling. I had to ask someone in the canteen queue to stop touching me yesterday. They were so close to me in the line that they kept nudging my back.

nancywhitehead Wed 05-May-21 07:47:21

How would you "have people keep their distance"?

FindingMeno Wed 05-May-21 07:50:07

I have hearing loss and really struggle with masks at times.
But since social distancing seems to have gone out the window a bit anyway, I say we keep the masks for the time being to protect the young and unvaccinated from long covid.

osbertthesyrianhamster Wed 05-May-21 07:52:02

Scrap both. Social distancing isn't ever going to work, human society isn't set up for it.

Catcrazy008 Wed 05-May-21 17:15:55

I think social distancing should be easier to continue, but it is apparently not to some people. I get so cross when people get to close

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osbertthesyrianhamster Wed 05-May-21 17:41:30


I think social distancing should be easier to continue, but it is apparently not to some people. I get so cross when people get to close

It's ridiculous. Get as cross as you like, no one is giving a toss anymore.

SoupDragon Wed 05-May-21 17:46:17


How would you "have people keep their distance"?

Pool noodle hat.

Catcrazy008 Wed 05-May-21 19:32:51

That’s it- no one gives a toss 😡

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ImInStealthMode Wed 05-May-21 19:40:25

Personally the masks while in a shop / on a bus or whatever don't bother me that much.

What really does at the moment is having to put the thing on to walk from the entrance to an open air restaurant terrace to the table also in the open air. Sometimes a mammoth 4 or even 5 feet away. The lives I must have saved!! hmmhmm

To add insult to injury there has been no cases of community transmission where I live for over a month. It's starting to feel like a farce to wear masks for token moments.

EcoCustard Wed 05-May-21 20:14:00

Don’t see much social distancing anymore, and would prefer both to be scrapped. I don’t think the majority of people care much anymore. Realistically social distancing has to go to allow businesses to return to pre Covid operations.

ErinTingey Thu 06-May-21 08:13:00

That’s it- no one gives a toss

It's not that, it's just that social distancing is difficult to maintain in modern life. Late last year I went to Tesco and one thing I needed was chicken breasts. This woman was stood by the chicken and slowly picked up every one of the 7 packets of chicken breasts and put them down again. No way was I wasting my lunch hour by her dithering so I walked up, picked up a packet and walked off.

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