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Are you putting up one way signs in your garden?

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BirdieFriendReturns Sat 30-May-20 11:03:34

And marker tape on the floor?

Social distancing: A practical guide to how to socialise now

Because I won’t be!

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UnderTheBus Sat 30-May-20 11:16:52

We are only allowed 5 guests maximum (including you is 6). It seems totally unnecessary to implement a whole "system" like this for a small bbq or gathering!

BirdieFriendReturns Sat 30-May-20 11:19:49

The BBC advice to set a timer every 45 minutes and to tell your guests to have a wash and put up a sign saying “wash your hands.”

I’ve ordered 50 of these to be on the safe side:

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cheesegalore Sat 30-May-20 11:26:40

My garden is pretty small so I've orderd 6 of these for added protection over our heads gringringrin

UnderTheBus Sat 30-May-20 11:36:07

The BBC article is actually fairly sensible
Talks about risk levels for different people- e.g. if you're a 70 year old overweight male, you need to be more careful than a 20 year old, healthy weight female. So few articles discuss things in these terms which is silly really.
It also has things like "ideally you would do X, but if it's not practical try to do Y"

The second one is way OTT

Oysterbabe Sat 30-May-20 11:37:09

I've filled the paddling pool with zoflora and ask that people dip themselves like sheep upon entering.

allthepeoplethatcomearound Sat 30-May-20 11:37:49

Where exactly should you wash your hands every 45 min if you aren’t allowed in the house?!

SleepingStandingUp Sat 30-May-20 11:39:49


CarterBeatsTheDevil Sat 30-May-20 11:40:07

Can't guests use the outdoor tap for washing?

MigGril Sat 30-May-20 11:40:43

Outside tap if you have one, water doesn't have to be hot. Just need soap as well.

FadedRed Sat 30-May-20 11:44:05

I’m issuing these to all my guests at the gate prior to entry to my garden.

allthepeoplethatcomearound Sat 30-May-20 11:44:22

Ooh, didn’t think about the outdoor tap!

Thelnebriati Sat 30-May-20 12:29:38

I need a hands free version of that safety tent, plus a smaller one for Ddog.

UnhappyMondays Sat 30-May-20 12:33:59

Everyone just started rolling up to ours now

brrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrr Sat 30-May-20 13:10:13

Or how about we just wait until the R is lower and the alert level is lower and this can be done without all the faffing about.

NiceViper Sat 30-May-20 13:19:04

I think bringing your own coleslaw is the clinching safety message

gavisconismyfriend Sat 30-May-20 13:27:14

@Oysterbabe gringringrin

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