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COVID-19, Lockdowns and a case of Corona

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So food delivery services are stopped.

Courier Guy continues trading.

Checkers has that 1 hour delivery option which will probably be stopped now, due to line 1.

Courier Guy comes into play and delivers for Checkers?

Clashing a bit here I reckon? I was really hoping ALL delivery services will stay up and running to minimize "traffic" everywhere for everyone's sake.
I think people may be jumping too quickly to which food delivery service that is being stopped.

think it is more like take-aways because if shops are staying open, they will need to be able to restock and think that would also fall under "distribution of essential goods"
 

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So with cafes and foody joints closed like I SHARED who exactly can cook around this hood I for 1 can braai and make spaghetti :)
 

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So with cafes and foody joints closed like I SHARED who exactly can cook around this hood I for 1 can braai and make spaghetti :)
I can cook and bake. Potjie, braai, Italian, no problem. I can also make koeksisters, lammingtons, brandy balls, bacon kips, cake(s), bread(s), etc.

Currently learning how to treat seafood with respect.
 

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Me personally, I'm going to take the Lockdown as a mini vacaction.

Going to start working out at home, some work will be done but most clients completely offline and then finish up some long games.

Go to the shops every 2 or 3 day to buy some supplies, I reckon this will be the "holiday" I've needed since I started working at my current place 4 years ago
 

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Ok some points of note:

1) TCG sent an email to me tonight. I need to send in a sort of application to see if I'll qualify as an essential service... I highly doubt it and since my announcement earlier today, I'm not even going to apply. My account will probably be suspended until the end of the lock down as will all others who haven't applied or are not essential services

2) There are enough YouTube videos on how to cook etc. I already learnt how to make rice this week. 1st time ever. Messed it up a little, but know exactly what I did wrong and I can say for sure that rice cooking won't be a problem anymore. Loads of other recipes out there. I personally have been watching "Food Wishes" channel by Chef John for a long time already and really like his recipes.

3) There are people on here who are going to be struggling with finances, so maybe we, as our own community, look at assisting our fellow carbies before doing the whole solidarity fund of the government. The choice is yours, but please consider helping an individual yourself instead of relying on the government to do it

Until we meet again. Stay home, stay safe. Peace out my friends
 

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Currently learning how to treat seafood with respect.
ProTip with 90% of seafood: High heat, and FAST. Like steak likes low heat for a while, then high heat for a bit, chicken like low to medium heat over time, etc. etc., fish and most seafoods like high heat for a short time. Keep it juicy while cooking throughout.
 

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ZAGA.... I also want to know what this means.

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Oaks going to start having backyard braai's with the neighbors sitting at the boundary wall by day 15 just for a different form of company :ROFLMAO:
 

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Oaks going to start having backyard braai's with the neighbors sitting at the boundary wall by day 15 just for a different form of company :ROFLMAO:
That's actually a frigging great idea. It's still distancing, so no chance of infection, but the illusion of a social thing will be there.
 

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So hello, Carbies. President did the unprecedented and placed us all under home arrest. With some perks. But no booze. So good luck.

During this time we would like to wish you all fortune and gaming and all kinds of good things. Stay safe, stay positive and hold on. 3 Weeks isn't that long. I've had LANs for almost that long. Kickass CS matches and lots of Red Square, and I felt terrible after, but it was worth it.

Anyway, in order to make it a bit more palatable, we're lifting a bunch of temporary bans early. Not all, though. Also, we're easing up on the PIF rules because we understand there will be issues with couriers. We also HIGHLY recommend you don't to face-to-face deals, since, well, it's illegal.

Finally, we ask that you be mindful of others in this time. Buys will take longer. Be patient, be understanding and be kind, and thank you for understanding.

Kindest regards,
Toxx, for the Carb Staff
Dibs
 

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This would all be soooo amazing if our whole company with 94 employees did not just receive "Notification of retrenchment" (for end of April) letters. Every single one. We are in the travel industry - private luxury safaris, inbound only.
You work for Jenman Safaris? Heard rumors they just closed.
 

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