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Title: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Dr Rock on January 09, 2021, 06:06:08 PM
Apart from Esther Rantzen or The Pope. Unless you know those people personally.

Anyway my mum's had it, and that gives me (and her) a great sense of relief. Also one of my uncle has had it too, and he's a lovely fella.

Anyone you know had it? Doesn't hurt a bit reportedly.

Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: shiftwork2 on January 09, 2021, 06:12:45 PM
The four most vulnerable members of 'my team' had Pfizer today.  Quite a moment actually.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: shiftwork2 on January 10, 2021, 05:12:24 PM
Just found out I'm getting it tomorrow at 7.20am.  A mixture of unreality and almost overwhelming guilt.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: pancreas on January 10, 2021, 05:20:20 PM
take lots of selfers for the lads
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: sutin on January 10, 2021, 05:23:44 PM
I got it this afternoon (i'm a NHS worker). The British Army were there.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: BlodwynPig on January 10, 2021, 05:48:06 PM
Quote from: shiftwork2 on January 10, 2021, 05:12:24 PM
Just found out I'm getting it tomorrow at 7.20am.  A mixture of unreality and almost overwhelming guilt.

Great stuff.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: olliebean on January 10, 2021, 07:08:28 PM
Not sure if I'm ever going to get it given that I never heard anything about the free flu jab that all over-50s were supposedly going to be offered this season.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: flotemysost on January 10, 2021, 08:30:27 PM
Quote from: shiftwork2 on January 10, 2021, 05:12:24 PM
Just found out I'm getting it tomorrow at 7.20am.  A mixture of unreality and almost overwhelming guilt.

That's amazing, congrats! And to you too, sutin.

My great aunt, who had her first dose in December (as mentioned in the other "who's had it" thread (https://www.cookdandbombd.co.uk/forums/index.php/topic,84341.0.html)) texted me during the week to say that she and her husband's second doses have been delayed, possibly rescheduled to February but they're not sure. Hope it's not a case where it keeps getting delayed and then just doesn't happen at all, and hope no one here's second dose is delayed either.

The only other person I know who's had it, an NHS worker, has had both doses.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: sirhenry on January 10, 2021, 08:49:21 PM
My father-in-law had it yesterday- just. When he got there they told him that he'd had it as his name on the list had already been ticked. But he's such a loud-mouthed objectionable git they realised they would have remembered him and so gave it him anyway.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Small Potatoes on January 10, 2021, 08:50:44 PM
My mum, who works part-time in a care home, got her second dose on Monday (jsut before the postponement deadline, apparently). Reckons it was a piece of piss (not that my mum would ever use that phrase).
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: icehaven on January 10, 2021, 09:19:24 PM
Heard fuck all for my 83 year old Mum, and we were quite hopeful at first as she lives in Coventry and much was made of that being where the first one was. I rang her surgery last week and they were worse than useless, "Don't know don't know don't know." Useless cunts. There was something on the local news about richer areas being prioritised as they have a higher proportion of old people, which is again shite as my Mum lives in a fairly deprived area. Bottom of the list as usual.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: petercussing on January 10, 2021, 09:23:46 PM
Both my 90 year old nan and my auntie who works in the hospital looking after covid riddled people have now both been done now which is weigh off the old mindpiece, but to counter balance that good stuff my uncle who has terminal cancer is in hospital now with covid. Swings and roundabouts and that.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: finnquark on January 10, 2021, 09:31:20 PM
Sorry to hear that. My gran just came out of the MRI after going in with something unrelated, but staying in for 3 weeks with Covid-like symptoms. All the tests were returned negative. She had her first jab this week, along with my grandad, who is 79 so not sure how he was offered one by the GP.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: olliebean on January 10, 2021, 10:17:19 PM
Quote from: finnquark on January 10, 2021, 09:31:20 PM
Sorry to hear that. My gran just came out of the MRI after going in with something unrelated, but staying in for 3 weeks with Covid-like symptoms. All the tests were returned negative. She had her first jab this week, along with my grandad, who is 79 so not sure how he was offered one by the GP.
Will he be 80 before the end of March? The flu jab was supposedly available for anyone turning 50 by then, so perhaps the age ranges for this one are calculated the same way.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Shoulders?-Stomach! on January 10, 2021, 11:06:21 PM
Quote from: icehaven on January 10, 2021, 09:19:24 PM
Heard fuck all for my 83 year old Mum, and we were quite hopeful at first as she lives in Coventry and much was made of that being where the first one was. I rang her surgery last week and they were worse than useless, "Don't know don't know don't know." Useless cunts. There was something on the local news about richer areas being prioritised as they have a higher proportion of old people, which is again shite as my Mum lives in a fairly deprived area. Bottom of the list as usual.

Key Tory marginals might stand the best chance. Can't be having too many mad old Tories dying.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: The Bumlord on January 11, 2021, 11:46:00 AM
You'll all be sorry when Bill Gates is controlling you!
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: poo on January 12, 2021, 09:37:01 AM
Mum's getting jabbed tomoz - and she's gonna get vaccinated too lol
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: madhair60 on January 12, 2021, 11:00:19 AM
Had mine on the 8th. Am invincible to covid now.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Janie Jones on January 12, 2021, 02:52:30 PM
Quote from: Small Potatoes on January 10, 2021, 08:50:44 PM
My mum, who works part-time in a care home, got her second dose on Monday (jsut before the postponement deadline, apparently). Reckons it was a piece of piss (not that my mum would ever use that phrase).

I bumped into my friend this morning, she manages staff for one of the private care agencies that have a council contract to deliver domiciliary care, she said an incredible 40% of her frontline staff were refusing to be vaccinated! She could sack them for refusal to make 'reasonable adjustments' but she's desperately short staffed as it is.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: wosl on January 12, 2021, 05:49:43 PM
Had it done this afternoon.  Only real downside downside was having to traipse across to Burton-on-Trent to get it done (a clear day, though; that may be the first time I've been in Burton when it hasn't been pissing down).

not a double downside
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: What Doth Life? on January 12, 2021, 06:06:25 PM
CaBbo science types - what d'you reckon re: drinking booze post vaccine? Jabbed up on the 7th (NHS worker) and haven't had a beer since but I'd love a couple of cans tonight
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Bazooka on January 12, 2021, 06:13:34 PM
Quote from: What Doth Life? on January 12, 2021, 06:06:25 PM
CaBbo science types - what d'you reckon re: drinking booze post vaccine? Jabbed up on the 7th (NHS worker) and haven't had a beer since but I'd love a couple of cans tonight

Only Babycham is compatible I'm afraid.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: What Doth Life? on January 12, 2021, 06:24:06 PM
Quote from: Bazooka on January 12, 2021, 06:13:34 PM
Only Babycham is compatible I'm afraid.

I find that perry hard to believe!!
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Captain Crunch on January 12, 2021, 08:23:28 PM
Nana!

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Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: flotemysost on January 15, 2021, 11:45:49 PM
Just heard my mum and dad (70 and 71) are getting it next week. Apparently some areas (including theirs) are fast tracking groups 3 and 4 to avoid doses being wasted, which possibly suggests they might be getting Pfizer'd (possibly not, I dunno). The thought of potentially being able to see them again within the next few weeks feels quite weird.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: icehaven on January 15, 2021, 11:54:20 PM
Well my Mum had her first one yesterday, which was great and unexpected, she only got the call on Tuesday. 12 weeks until the booster one but it should still kick in in 2 weeks so she'll be mostly ok from then. Big relief.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Captain Crunch on January 16, 2021, 05:26:48 PM
(https://i.postimg.cc/qM7SJxbC/TBjab.jpg)
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Shoulders?-Stomach! on January 16, 2021, 05:43:04 PM
Oh no, they got to Tony Bennett as well
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: non capisco on January 16, 2021, 06:43:29 PM
I've heard an excerpt from his new album and it's him going "Shaba doo dah, shaba doo dez, everybody do what Bill Gates says" #justsayin #makesyouthink
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Alberon on January 16, 2021, 08:19:36 PM
My 84 year old mum has the jab on Friday and my 75 year old parents-in-law get it on Monday so I'm happier.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: jobotic on January 16, 2021, 09:42:27 PM
Quote from: flotemysost on January 15, 2021, 11:45:49 PM
Just heard my mum and dad (70 and 71) are getting it next week. Apparently some areas (including theirs) are fast tracking groups 3 and 4 to avoid doses being wasted, which possibly suggests they might be getting Pfizer'd (possibly not, I dunno). The thought of potentially being able to see them again within the next few weeks feels quite weird.

Woah my mum and dad are both 73 and they haven't been offered it yet.

WHAT THE FUCK
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: bgmnts on January 16, 2021, 10:50:39 PM
Are they in the Kent area as well? Isnt Kent close to going full Mad Max?
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Durance Vile on January 17, 2021, 02:06:15 PM
Quote from: jobotic on January 16, 2021, 09:42:27 PM
Woah my mum and dad are both 73 and they haven't been offered it yet.

WHAT THE FUCK

Mine are in Medway, over 80 and pissed off that they haven't heard a word yet.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Blinder Data on January 17, 2021, 02:13:14 PM
EVERY adult will be offered the vaccine by September, the UK government claim.

Will believe it when I see it obvs, but it would be amazing. Now I can just about make out a glimmer of hope in the distance...

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2021/jan/17/all-adults-uk-offered-coronavirus-vaccine-september
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: olliebean on January 17, 2021, 10:05:55 PM
Quote from: Blinder Data on January 17, 2021, 02:13:14 PM
EVERY adult will be offered the vaccine by September, the UK government claim.

Will believe it when I see it obvs, but it would be amazing. Now I can just about make out a glimmer of hope in the distance...

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2021/jan/17/all-adults-uk-offered-coronavirus-vaccine-september

QuoteIn an interview with Sophy Ridge on Sky News, Raab was unable to guarantee that all of those who have already received a first dose of vaccine would get their second within the recommended 12-week timescale – though he said he was "quietly confident" it could be done.

"Unable to guarantee". Sounds like that 12-week timescale is gonna end up stretching.

Also, where does that "recommended" come from? Wasn't the whole point that the "recommended" timescale was 3-4 weeks, but the government decided to extend it to 12 to make the figures look better?
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: jobotic on January 17, 2021, 10:16:17 PM
Quote from: Durance Vile on January 17, 2021, 02:06:15 PM
Mine are in Medway, over 80 and pissed off that they haven't heard a word yet.

Two vaccination centres have opened up now (apart from the hospital). I wanted to volunteer at one but work wouldn't release me (despite being in public sector). One is near me and I've walked past and seen it's in action.

Hope they hear something soon.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: stonkers on January 17, 2021, 10:37:18 PM
Quote from: Blinder Data on January 17, 2021, 02:13:14 PM
EVERY adult will be offered the vaccine by September, the UK government claim.

Will believe it when I see it obvs, but it would be amazing. Now I can just about make out a glimmer of hope in the distance...

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2021/jan/17/all-adults-uk-offered-coronavirus-vaccine-september

If they do manage to get up to the 500K a day target - which isn't looking out of the question - then we're on track for every adult in the UK getting both dose before the end of the summer.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Brian Freeze on January 18, 2021, 08:06:47 AM
I was chatting to a homeless chap we are friendly with and he and all the people at the hostel he stays at have been offered and given the jab if they wanted it.

It has restored my faith in humanity and our local council.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: lebowskibukowski on January 18, 2021, 08:19:20 AM
My wife got her first jab on Friday. All sounded very efficient - room split into three blocks, blocks of thirty people at a time, three nurses coming down the lines, quick hello, jab and go, next thirty ushered in. Probably less than 10 minutes for the three blocks.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: finnquark on January 18, 2021, 11:08:17 AM
Quote from: Brian Freeze on January 18, 2021, 08:06:47 AM
I was chatting to a homeless chap we are friendly with and he and all the people at the hostel he stays at have been offered and given the jab if they wanted it.

It has restored my faith in humanity and our local council.

A member of Oldham council was being grilled about this on North West Tonight last week. The line of questioning essentially amounted to 'what about more valuable people?' The councillor said he wore the backlash against it as a badge of honour, which was a nice line.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: flotemysost on January 18, 2021, 11:29:15 PM
Quote from: jobotic on January 16, 2021, 09:42:27 PM
Woah my mum and dad are both 73 and they haven't been offered it yet.

WHAT THE FUCK

Hope they hear something soon.

My mum and dad are in Greater London. They both assumed the text from their GP surgery was a phishing scam when it came through (they're not like suspicious conspiracy theorist types at all, they just really weren't expecting to be called up this soon).

Quote from: finnquark on January 18, 2021, 11:08:17 AM
A member of Oldham council was being grilled about this on North West Tonight last week. The line of questioning essentially amounted to 'what about more valuable people?' The councillor said he wore the backlash against it as a badge of honour, which was a nice line.

This is great.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: jobotic on January 18, 2021, 11:35:29 PM
Thanks, I'm only joking. Not really expecting them to get it until the end of the month at least.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: olliebean on January 19, 2021, 10:17:08 AM
I updated my contact details with my GP practice over a week ago, having realised they didn't have my mobile number and my landline is no longer connected, but I've yet to receive any confirmation from them and the change is still showing as pending, so the probable upshot is my GP practice's admin is shit and I'm going to end up getting a "reminder" letter about the vaccination from the NHS a month or two after I ought to have been offered it by my GP, the same as what happened with the flu vaccination.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: katzenjammer on January 19, 2021, 05:05:55 PM
Quote from: jobotic on January 18, 2021, 11:35:29 PM
Thanks, I'm only joking. Not really expecting them to get it until the end of the month at least.

My parents are 75 and just got an appointment for Tuesday. Does seem like the UK are getting their shit together with the vaccination program,  certainly compared to Spain
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: confettiinmyhair on January 21, 2021, 10:39:18 AM
Got an email about the jab on Tuesday and then got it done 9pm yesterday. It's the Pfizer one, with the second jab happening early April. The only weird part was waiting for 15 minutes afterwards in a socially distance circle or chairs.

I'm NHS staff but currently all my work is WFH on telephone or video calls.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: The Culture Bunker on January 21, 2021, 10:57:46 AM
Somehow, due to my job I'm getting the jab on Tuesday. I think it's because my department is considered front-line/essential service, even though my own role doesn't involve leaving the desk.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: thugler on January 21, 2021, 11:49:36 AM
Is it just me who thinks it seems rather a long time to wait until September? Given the scale of the shit China did to respond for example. What is the major holdup anyway?
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Inspector Norse on January 21, 2021, 01:28:54 PM
Quote from: Blinder Data on January 17, 2021, 02:13:14 PM
EVERY adult will be offered the vaccine by September, the UK government claim.

"Offered"

not "given"

Enables them to just send out a mass e-mail in August "offering" the vaccine to the 30 million who still haven't had it because Matt Hancock's mate has used half the reserve in his casserole.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: JamesTC on January 24, 2021, 05:04:17 PM
My grandad and his wife have had their second jab. I believe they had the first in December but that still seems early considering the change to a three-month gap. Not that I'm complaining though as it is a great relief. They both had major surgery in 2019 and one nearly died multiple times at the end of 2019 and start of 2020, so they are as vulnerable as they come.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: timebug on January 25, 2021, 09:36:44 AM
Two relatives of mine, one almost 80 and one 84,have both had their jab. My mate Col took his Dad for his yesterday,which gives me hope,as his Dad is only a year older than me! But of course, Col being who he is*, tried his best to talk his Dad out of having it.


*Col believes the Moon landings never happened; Elvis is probably still alive; the Vaccination is a deep Government plot to fool us all into believing that it actually works. And many more.Strange guy,Col.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: buttgammon on January 25, 2021, 09:42:44 AM
Quote from: timebug on January 25, 2021, 09:36:44 AM
Two relatives of mine, one almost 80 and one 84,have both had their jab. My mate Col took his Dad for his yesterday,which gives me hope,as his Dad is only a year older than me! But of course, Col being who he is*, tried his best to talk his Dad out of having it.


*Col believes the Moon landings never happened; Elvis is probably still alive; the Vaccination is a deep Government plot to fool us all into believing that it actually works. And many more.Strange guy,Col.

Your mate Col sounds a lot like my uncle, who thinks the whole covid thing is a conspiracy, but still got vaccinated last week. I'm glad he got it, especially as he's in a vulnerable group, but a little part of me is a bit miffed at the hypocrisy.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: jobotic on January 25, 2021, 11:37:12 AM
It does seem odd to get a vaccine for something that doesn't exist.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: buttgammon on January 25, 2021, 12:25:49 PM
Quote from: jobotic on January 25, 2021, 11:37:12 AM
It does seem odd to get a vaccine for something that doesn't exist.

Being charitable, it might be a bit of a Pascal's wager thing, as in it's insurance in case he's wrong, but I know my uncle has said nonsense about the vaccine - and explicitly told my mum he wasn't getting it for a number of spurious reasons - so it's quite the volte-face.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: TrenterPercenter on January 25, 2021, 03:10:04 PM
Just got back from having it myself (old man as high risk had it on Sunday).

For all of those people worrying about having it don't, the microchip is really small and you barely feel it going in.


Seriously though it is a wondrous incredibly privileged thing for UK citizens (fuckers are not giving it to people without citizenship which is bonkers and just straight up disgusting) to get vaccinated and hopefully everyone can be one sooner rather than later.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: TrenterPercenter on January 25, 2021, 03:13:10 PM
Quote from: confettiinmyhair on January 21, 2021, 10:39:18 AM
Got an email about the jab on Tuesday and then got it done 9pm yesterday. It's the Pfizer one, with the second jab happening early April. The only weird part was waiting for 15 minutes afterwards in a socially distance circle or chairs.

Hehe! yes this was weird. We were all put in socially distanced timed rows and forced to listen to uplifting soul music for 15 minutes.  There is definitely conspiracy $$ in this.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Blinder Data on January 26, 2021, 11:43:04 AM
Quote from: TrenterPercenter on January 25, 2021, 03:10:04 PM
Just got back from having it myself (old man as high risk had it on Sunday).

For all of those people worrying about having it don't, the microchip is really small and you barely feel it going in.


Seriously though it is a wondrous incredibly privileged thing for UK citizens (fuckers are not giving it to people without citizenship which is bonkers and just straight up disgusting) to get vaccinated and hopefully everyone can be one sooner rather than later.

you what??? is this true?! how could they exclude permanent residents if they're signed up to a GP or work for NHS? with the airports shuttered, it's not like we're full of "health tourists" at the moment...!
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: TrenterPercenter on January 26, 2021, 12:22:12 PM
Quote from: Blinder Data on January 26, 2021, 11:43:04 AM
you what??? is this true?! how could they exclude permanent residents if they're signed up to a GP or work for NHS? with the airports shuttered, it's not like we're full of "health tourists" at the moment...!

Hmmm it is what my Syrian friend told me - but I've just looked it up and guidance is different - weird as he is usually spot on with these things.  Just going to WhatsApp him now about it.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: The Culture Bunker on January 26, 2021, 12:29:25 PM
No soul music for me to enjoy during my 15 minutes "recovery", though it clearly isn't very well monitored at Wythenshawe hospital as a fair few people fucked off after five.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: katzenjammer on January 26, 2021, 03:09:09 PM
My parents just got their first, second one on 13th April. FFS
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: jobotic on January 29, 2021, 12:00:48 PM
Father's getting it on Wednesday.

Mother not heard anything even though she lives ten minutes walk from him and is six days younger. Oh well, shouldn't be long.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Quote on January 29, 2021, 12:44:35 PM
Dad's gotta go to the next town for his first jab, Mum's got to go across the region for hers. Neither have booked a second dose (are you supposed to?) as they're hoping vaccination centres will open somewhere nearer in the intervening 12 weeks.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: The Culture Bunker on January 29, 2021, 02:14:55 PM
Quote from: Quote on January 29, 2021, 12:44:35 PM
Neither have booked a second dose (are you supposed to?) as they're hoping vaccination centres will open somewhere nearer in the intervening 12 weeks.
When I checked in to get my first, they sorted out the date for the second there and then, put the date on a little card, which says what vaccine I had and the batch number, that I need to take with me when I go back.

Didn't feel too bad from it - bit of a thick head the day after, but nothing severe. My Uncle felt a lot worse, but he's both older (73) and has a heart condition.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Wilbur on January 29, 2021, 03:52:26 PM
Was told to turn up for mine this week by one of the companies I do work for (local mental health) which was totally out of the blue and massively unexpected. Local hospital, all very efficient and got a sticker for being a "brave boy" and a little card with batch number and vaccine type (Pfizer). Has appeared on my NHS app within two days as well so top marks  to the NHS. Presumably means I'll be able to consider doing site visits again sooner than I was anticipating.....
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Twonty Gostelow on January 29, 2021, 03:53:41 PM
Quote from: Quote on January 29, 2021, 12:44:35 PM
Dad's gotta go to the next town for his first jab, Mum's got to go across the region for hers. Neither have booked a second dose (are you supposed to?) as they're hoping vaccination centres will open somewhere nearer in the intervening 12 weeks.

My wife (NHS patient contact) had her first a couple of days after Christmas and was just told the second one would be within 28 days and wasn't give a date. Obviously it'll be a longer wait now - she still hasn't been told the date. (This is Wales, might be different in other Health Boards.)
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: timebug on January 30, 2021, 09:10:20 AM
Got the letter yesterday and booked both. One is next Monday (Feb 1st) and the second one is in  April. Local-ish,about a twenty minute walk away, so not too bad under the circs!
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: mobias on January 30, 2021, 07:31:57 PM
Interesting reading that piece in the Guardian about the WHO recommending that the UK and other first world countries should pause vaccinating their populations after the elderly and more vulnerable are vaccinated so that third world and developing countries can have some vaccine supplies diverted their way. Interesting moral dilemma  that one for this right wing tory government.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: shiftwork2 on January 30, 2021, 07:52:49 PM
That would be a dilemma for any government.  What has right wing got to do with it?
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: mobias on January 30, 2021, 08:13:37 PM
Quote from: shiftwork2 on January 30, 2021, 07:52:49 PM
That would be a dilemma for any government.  What has right wing got to do with it?

They're far more likely to be innately selfish about it. I guess that could mean its actually less of a dilemma for them of course, they'll just be selfish about it. I can see it being an increasingly big issue though thats likely to polarise people.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: olliebean on January 31, 2021, 10:47:06 AM
Quote from: mobias on January 30, 2021, 07:31:57 PM
Interesting reading that piece in the Guardian about the WHO recommending that the UK and other first world countries should pause vaccinating their populations after the elderly and more vulnerable are vaccinated so that third world and developing countries can have some vaccine supplies diverted their way. Interesting moral dilemma  that one for this right wing tory government.

The way we've got it set up, delaying the second dose in order to give more people the first, pretty much means we have to hold onto future supplies to fulfil that, which is a way to win the argument I suppose. (Supposedly this is the argument Johnson used to get the EU to backtrack on their NI shenanigans, although in reality I doubt their U-Turn had anything to do with anything Johnson said.)
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: George Oscar Bluth II on January 31, 2021, 06:20:08 PM
The UK govt's shitness at everything else is a trump card argument for why we need to vaccinate everyone. Other countries are capable of doing things like "not paying people to mix indoors" and stuff. We're too dumb, we must have the vaccines I'm afraid, it's the only way out.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: olliebean on January 31, 2021, 06:45:47 PM
Someone posted in another forum that they'd had the vaccine (first dose) and it had been an hour's bus ride to get there (and presumably another hour to get back). TBH I reckon atm 2 hours on buses and one dose of vaccine would give me more chance of catching Covid than staying at home unvaccinated.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: sirhenry on January 31, 2021, 08:00:22 PM
Not the Palestinians, obviously.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-55879337
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: bgmnts on January 31, 2021, 08:04:26 PM
I hope that's not a criticism of Israel there...
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: El Unicornio, mang on February 01, 2021, 01:47:10 PM
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Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: shiftwork2 on February 01, 2021, 07:05:25 PM
Quote from: El Unicornio, mang on February 01, 2021, 01:47:10 PM
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If your vaccinator is not bare below the elbows, is wearing a fucking wristwatch and is sporting a visor that appears completely open at the top then consider asking them who trained them and who procured their PPE.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: thecuriousorange on February 01, 2021, 09:27:49 PM
I'm getting jabbed tomorrow. A ten-minute walk away. I qualify for the vulnerable category, so that's why I get ahead in the queue. Can't wait to feel those 5G nanobots pumping through my veins!
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Bently Sheds on February 02, 2021, 08:45:13 AM
As frontline care workers, both Mrs Sheds & Sheds 2 had the Astrazeneca jab at the end of last week. Within 12 hours they both came down with COVID symptoms & had to take 2 days off work. Even now Mrs Sheds is feeling the after effects of having the jab, which is odd considering she had proper COVID over Christmas.
So much for immunity.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: El Unicornio, mang on February 02, 2021, 11:06:59 AM
Quote from: shiftwork2 on February 01, 2021, 07:05:25 PM
If your vaccinator is not bare below the elbows, is wearing a fucking wristwatch and is sporting a visor that appears completely open at the top then consider asking them who trained them and who procured their PPE.

It's not me, it's OJ Simpson!
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: druss on February 05, 2021, 07:20:43 PM
Just had the AstraZeneca one and I swear my dick has stopped working.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: olliebean on February 05, 2021, 07:36:38 PM
What did they decide the AstraZeneca effectiveness was, in the end? Because if it's 62%, that's not enough for herd immunity from the more transmissible variants, is it?
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: druss on February 07, 2021, 09:46:18 AM
Quote from: Bently Sheds on February 02, 2021, 08:45:13 AM
As frontline care workers, both Mrs Sheds & Sheds 2 had the Astrazeneca jab at the end of last week. Within 12 hours they both came down with COVID symptoms & had to take 2 days off work. Even now Mrs Sheds is feeling the after effects of having the jab, which is odd considering she had proper COVID over Christmas.
So much for immunity.
Yeah I felt rough as fuck yesterday after having the jab Friday, shivering, hot, headache, bones aching all over. Going for a piss was a mission that felt like running a marathon. Tripped my nut off during the night as well, some fella came in my room and in a gruff cockney accent said "NAH MATE YOU CAN'T KEEP FUCKING GOING ROUND AND ROUND THINKING NOTHING WILL HAPPEN", but then it turned out there was no one there. Monkey flu isn't nice.

Bit better today thankfully.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: timebug on February 07, 2021, 10:01:31 AM
I had my first one last monday, felt fine all day, then in the evening got the shivers,felt freezing, ached all over, and felt nauseous. Slept reasonably well under the circs, overslept next morning,then after breakfast,fell asleep until midday! After some food, I started to feel a bit better, and have improved every day since.Back to normal now,ie,old age aches and pains, so situation normal!
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Al Tha Funkee Homosapien on February 07, 2021, 04:55:08 PM
Had the Pfizer one on Monday beacause of work. I pleaded with the nurse to use the other one, but she insisted that it is supposed to be injected into your non-dominant testicle.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Pranet on February 10, 2021, 04:33:08 PM
Pfizer jab today because of work.

Worst thing about it was that it meant going to Swindon. Swindon town centre and the bus station in particular can have a post apocalyptic feel at the best of times but in lockdown on a freezing day it is a real hellscape.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: MojoJojo on February 10, 2021, 04:37:36 PM
Quote from: Bently Sheds on February 02, 2021, 08:45:13 AM
As frontline care workers, both Mrs Sheds & Sheds 2 had the Astrazeneca jab at the end of last week. Within 12 hours they both came down with COVID symptoms & had to take 2 days off work. Even now Mrs Sheds is feeling the after effects of having the jab, which is odd considering she had proper COVID over Christmas.
So much for immunity.

Anecdotally, people who've had covid do seem to have a worse reaction to the vaccine.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Captain Crunch on February 10, 2021, 04:46:36 PM
Quote from: Pranet on February 10, 2021, 04:33:08 PMWorst thing about it was that it meant going to Swindon. Swindon town centre and the bus station in particular can have a post apocalyptic feel at the best of times but in lockdown on a freezing day it is a real hellscape.

I bet you couldn't even cheer yourself up with a delicious wrap from Eggelicious. 

In all seriousness, I do worry about Swindon, they were struggling to fill their office spaces years ago I hate to think what will happen to the town now. 
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Pranet on February 10, 2021, 04:55:20 PM
Yes, seemed to be a lot of placards on the sides of building advertising office space.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Dex Sawash on February 11, 2021, 07:09:06 PM

I'm eligible in 10 days due to being an "essential worker"
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: ZoyzaSorris on February 14, 2021, 10:32:41 PM
Just got a text from the government telling me I can get a jab for some reason, so looks like I'll be joining the brainwashed 6G army soon.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: purlieu on February 15, 2021, 01:11:39 AM
Parents and girlfriend's parents have had their first jabs, which is a relief as between them they have a huge range of health conditions and are all on the ageing side.
Girlfriend is stuck here and her parents have moved since last lockdown (idiots) which means she's not currently registered with a GP... she has M.E. which affects the immune system, so she was hoping to get it sooner rather than later, so it's not really an ideal situation there.
Overall it's really feeling like the light at the end of the tunnel is actually a light, though, rather than a massive glow-in-the-dark train made of Covid.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Ferris on February 15, 2021, 12:15:19 PM
My parents in the UK got all Pfizer'd up yesterday. Nice one, nice one.

Meanwhile, Nova Scotia has managed to dish out *checks figures* 15k doses total, and the government just diverted half of our next shipment north. Cheers for that lads. Grand job.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: NoSleep on February 15, 2021, 12:20:42 PM
First jab yesterday (Oxford-AstraZeneca). Arm feels a little bruised today and I feel (ever so) slightly feverish today, as is expected, according to the literature.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Billy on February 15, 2021, 05:56:56 PM
My grandma (80), aunt (54), mum (53) and girlfriend (25) so far, the latter three all care workers in some form. Sadly being under 50 and healthy-ish means I'm probably near the bottom of the list but hopefully I won't feel left out for too long.

Lots of extreme anti-vaxxers in my friend and family groups, I'd really rather have it though so I can do things like travel again when that becomes less impossible. I love the idea of places like Prague being devoid of the usual tourist scrum for a while at least.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Ferris on February 15, 2021, 06:25:36 PM
To drop my veil of unabashed cynicism for a minute, it's really nice to see a stream of people in the UK getting chivved up with vaccine. The last year has felt fucking shit, and seeing a functioning immunization rollout is really heartening (even with all the potential issues around second doses etc etc chiz chiz chiz).

If they're vaccinating CaBbers they must be really at the dregs end of the schedule. Grand stuff.

Ok carry on, cheers.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Zetetic on February 15, 2021, 06:31:09 PM
Quote from: purlieu on February 15, 2021, 01:11:39 AM
means she's not currently registered with a GP...
I know you already know this, but it's worth fixing this for a whole bunch of reasons.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: olliebean on February 15, 2021, 06:53:33 PM
My under-50 housemate has volunteered as a steward at a vaccination centre on Wednesday, which apparently means she'll get the jab herself at the end of the day. You need a DBS check to do that, though, which takes a few weeks and you have to pay for it (she already had one as she works in a school).
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: sirhenry on February 15, 2021, 06:56:08 PM
Because I'm vulnerable (one and a bit working lungs, other respiratory problems, blood-clotting problems, over 60 and so on), I'm getting jabbed on Friday.

It does really worry me to think that there are 15 million people in the country who are even sicker than me - a quarter of the population of the country who can't climb two flights of stairs without having to stop for a breather.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Norton Canes on February 16, 2021, 04:09:46 PM
Mrs C has her vax appointment at 5pm today, though she's not sure why she's been selected this early - she's BAME but they're not prioritising BAME groups, are they? She works in student mental health and did a few days late last year as emergency support on campus so we're presuming she's registered as a front-line worker.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: non capisco on February 16, 2021, 05:40:08 PM
Quote from: Norton Canes on February 16, 2021, 04:09:46 PM
Mrs C has her vax appointment at 5pm today, though she's not sure why she's been selected this early - she's BAME but they're not prioritising BAME groups, are they? She works in student mental health and did a few days late last year as emergency support on campus so we're presuming she's registered as a front-line worker.

Yep, that'll be it I think. A mate of mine got the jab early because she works for a charity providing trauma recovery support for children.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Kelvin on February 23, 2021, 08:19:28 PM
Getting mine on Thursday. Feel a bit guilty about it, as I'm only mid 30's, and healthy (in so much as a middle aged man who has spent 12 months indoors can ever be "healthy").

I don't even know why I've been selected so early, but it has to be because of my epilepsy (controlled by tablets, haven't had a fit in years). Slight imposter syndrome about it, I guess. 
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Shoulders?-Stomach! on February 23, 2021, 08:20:40 PM
Absolutely no need to feel guilty.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Kelvin on February 23, 2021, 08:29:14 PM
Realistically, no. But it did feel weird telling my mum, when she's much higher risk, has been ultra-cautious, and hadn't even got hers booked at the point that mine first came through (she has now). Same with a friend who I've been calling a lot recently, as she's been so depressed an isolated, and get really upset when they first started talking about vaccinations being done by August, as that felt so far away. Now I've got one booked and she hasn't. I appreciate they have to categorise people somehow, it's not arbitrary. But it does feel a bit odd knowing I'll be vaccinated before people who are in far greater need of it, and who are struggling far more.   
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: BlodwynPig on February 23, 2021, 08:34:29 PM
Quote from: Kelvin on February 23, 2021, 08:19:28 PM
Getting mine on Thursday. Feel a bit guilty about it, as I'm only mid 30's, and healthy (in so much as a middle aged man who has spent 12 months indoors can ever be "healthy").

I don't even know why I've been selected so early, but it has to be because of my epilepsy (controlled by tablets, haven't had a fit in years). Slight imposter syndrome about it, I guess.

Great. No peep from my GP yet. If my employer (the government) think I'm not a citizen, then perhaps the GP still thinks I'm in Canada.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: earl_sleek on February 23, 2021, 09:14:19 PM
I had the AstraZeneca one last week - I'm eligible via being a frontline social care worker. A few colleagues had really bad reactions, including one who's temperature got so high she started hallucinating, but apart from a slightly sore shoulder I've been fine.

Both my parents had their first jabs several weeks ago - they're both in the 70s and have underlying health conditions, particularly my dad - and neither of them seem to have had adverse reactions either.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Bazooka on February 23, 2021, 10:12:55 PM
Quote from: Kelvin on February 23, 2021, 08:19:28 PM
Getting mine on Thursday. Feel a bit guilty about it, as I'm only mid 30's, and healthy (in so much as a middle aged man who has spent 12 months indoors can ever be "healthy").

Drive a combine harvester into a nursing home whilst your at it!
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: jobotic on February 23, 2021, 10:26:24 PM
You should only feel guilty for saying mid-thirties is middle-aged ha ha!
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Pranet on February 23, 2021, 10:56:37 PM
Yes. Mid thirties is "still a young man". You need somewhere to go post 40. Believe me I know.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Kelvin on February 23, 2021, 10:57:34 PM
Quote from: jobotic on February 23, 2021, 10:26:24 PM
You should only feel guilty for saying mid-thirties is middle-aged ha ha!

When I was a boy I thought thirty was when you basically became old and irrelevant, and I swore to myself that I would always remember how a young man saw someone that age when I reached it.

I shall not break that vow.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Chedney Honks on February 24, 2021, 06:35:53 AM
Rather it goes to you than some cruise cunt mate. Hope you don't turn into a gelatinous puddle.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: The Dog on February 24, 2021, 08:39:12 AM
Quote from: Zetetic on February 15, 2021, 06:31:09 PM
I know you already know this, but it's worth fixing this for a whole bunch of reasons.

Don't really know what registering with a GP means. Certainly don't know if I am registered or how to go about that. Will I get the vaccine if I'm not registered? Government seems to know about me when they want money, but then I tried to vote once and they'd miraculously lost my details or something. Gave up after that. 
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: NoSleep on February 24, 2021, 09:13:45 AM
It will be via your registration with a GP that you will be contacted; I get IM's from my local surgery reminding me to make appointments, etc, including the vaccine program.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: NoSleep on February 24, 2021, 09:16:50 AM
Quote from: Kelvin on February 23, 2021, 08:19:28 PM
Getting mine on Thursday. Feel a bit guilty about it, as I'm only mid 30's, and healthy (in so much as a middle aged man who has spent 12 months indoors can ever be "healthy").

I don't even know why I've been selected so early, but it has to be because of my epilepsy (controlled by tablets, haven't had a fit in years). Slight imposter syndrome about it, I guess.

You can now tell them how quickly they will go for the vaccine after they have been notified to make the appointment, so not to worry that they have yet to be informed. The short notice is probably about delivering the vaccine while it is fresh.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: mippy on February 24, 2021, 08:50:05 PM
Had AZ on Saturday - condition that puts me in Group 6 but is mostly controlled by medication. I was conspicuously younger than everyone else in the queue.

My in-laws in their 70s only had theirs a couple of weeks before, so yeah, feel a bit guilty.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Kelvin on February 25, 2021, 02:50:08 PM
Jabbed to fuck.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: peanutbutter on February 25, 2021, 09:20:14 PM
Got the text this morning, was all booked up but I guess it'll be within the next few days. Have a track record of issues with my breathing so it seems fair enough really but I was initially surprised.

There was actually an appointment I could've taken this afternoon but it only appeared an hour beforehand.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: pigamus on February 25, 2021, 09:32:08 PM
Quote from: BlodwynPig on February 23, 2021, 08:34:29 PM
Great. No peep from my GP yet. If my employer (the government) think I'm not a citizen, then perhaps the GP still thinks I'm in Canada.

Might be worth trying to book via the NHS website, see if it lets you – I've only just had my letter this week - appointment's tomorrow
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: BlodwynPig on February 25, 2021, 09:40:55 PM
Quote from: pigamus on February 25, 2021, 09:32:08 PM
Might be worth trying to book via the NHS website, see if it lets you – I've only just had my letter this week - appointment's tomorrow

I did that a few weeks ago (when this was announced), will try again. Mum got a government letter and nothing from GP.

edit: You are not currently eligible to book through this service

hmmmm - is it staggered or based on regional stocks?
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: pigamus on February 25, 2021, 09:57:07 PM
Dunno -  I mean we're both diabetic so you should be on the list
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: peanutbutter on February 27, 2021, 06:27:56 PM
Got it this morning, Pfizer. Was all very quick and efficiently handled. Really can't compute why people like me are put ahead of teachers with the school plans though. They'd easily get every teacher done. Got a 90 year old relative in Ireland who hasn't heard a word yet.

Everything there suggested the second dose will be in "around 12 weeks", which half has me expecting a 14-15 week wait.




On the basis  of anecdotal info it seems like London was possibly oversupplied for younger people with pre-existing conditions. Seems like the severity of the conditions wasn't accounted into it at all?


Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Cursus on February 27, 2021, 06:48:54 PM
Had my first jab this afternoon (AstraZeneca). Was given a date in May for the follow up.

Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: peanutbutter on February 27, 2021, 06:52:13 PM
A hard date? that's kind of surprising this far out
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: BlodwynPig on February 27, 2021, 06:55:04 PM
I'm also classified as front line worker...bah, I think they've just passed me by.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Cursus on February 27, 2021, 06:58:06 PM
Quote from: peanutbutter on February 27, 2021, 06:52:13 PM
A hard date? that's kind of surprising this far out

Yes, I thought so too. I know in some parts of the country (e.g., where my parents live) people don't appear to be given a firm date for their next jab.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Pranet on February 27, 2021, 07:24:07 PM
When I booked my first jab I also got given a date for the second. 10 weeks after the first.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: earl_sleek on February 27, 2021, 07:29:16 PM
Same here.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: NoSleep on February 28, 2021, 11:41:43 AM
Quote from: Cursus on February 27, 2021, 06:48:54 PM
Had my first jab this afternoon (AstraZeneca). Was given a date in May for the follow up.

They gave you an actual date for the next one? I was given a card stating when I had my first jab which I'll have to present when I go for the second and was told they'll contact me in due course.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: kalowski on February 28, 2021, 11:48:57 AM
Me. Astra Zeneca on Friday. I got really fucking hot and tired last night which I claim is a reaction to it, not to my 5 mile run that morning.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: BlodwynPig on February 28, 2021, 01:01:19 PM
So all the Cabbers who've had it - you all have comorbidities or are over 65?

I'll call the GP on Monday, the fucking rascals. Blodwyn's razor strikes again - I'd thought "I bet they miss me out" when the vaccines first were announced.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Cuellar on February 28, 2021, 01:08:22 PM
My brother got Pfizered last night. He's 36, no illnesses. His partner has asthma so got it done a few days ago, and he asked if they ever have any left over at the end of the day. The person there said they'd be getting a delivery on Saturday so to come down at the end of the day and hang around and you might get one.

Better than it getting binned I suppose, but I'm not sure why all the folks my age are so desperate to get jabbed. You can't go anywhere or do anything anyway.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Chedney Honks on February 28, 2021, 03:19:12 PM
I heard if you volunteer wiping sweat off the chairs at the vax centres, they give you the vax. As in, I know someone who did that.

I just want mine now and I mean now. I'm convinced I've had the shit, I feel absolutely terrible after fifteen minutes on an exercise bike these days, really dizzy and like I'm going to fall asleep. Could just be perilously unfit from lockdown but it is certainly odd.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: olliebean on February 28, 2021, 08:33:20 PM
Quote from: BlodwynPig on February 28, 2021, 01:01:19 PM
So all the Cabbers who've had it - you all have comorbidities or are over 65?

I'll call the GP on Monday, the fucking rascals. Blodwyn's razor strikes again - I'd thought "I bet they miss me out" when the vaccines first were announced.

Does the invitation come from your GP, or straight from the NHS? If it's from my GP, I'm screwed - they're not exactly efficient at that sort of thing. Based on past performance, I'll probably be invited some time in 2027.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: peanutbutter on February 28, 2021, 10:06:11 PM
Quote from: BlodwynPig on February 28, 2021, 01:01:19 PM
So all the Cabbers who've had it - you all have comorbidities or are over 65?

I'll call the GP on Monday, the fucking rascals. Blodwyn's razor strikes again - I'd thought "I bet they miss me out" when the vaccines first were announced.
I'm probably down as having asthma, which I probably do have but I never had it verified, got prescribed some inhalers last February before a trip to a friend's house that has previously fucked with my lungs.

29 years old. I've yet to hear of anyone younger than me getting it.



Was quite feverish last night, very warm and some mild trippng vibes. Seem to be grand today
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Sherringford Hovis on March 01, 2021, 04:15:16 AM
Quote from: Pranet on February 10, 2021, 04:33:08 PMPfizer jab today because of work.

Worst thing about it was that it meant going to Swindon. Swindon town centre and the bus station in particular can have a post apocalyptic feel at the best of times but in lockdown on a freezing day it is a real hellscape.

Quote from: Captain Crunch on February 10, 2021, 04:46:36 PM
I bet you couldn't even cheer yourself up with a delicious wrap from Eggelicious. 

In all seriousness, I do worry about Swindon, they were struggling to fill their office spaces years ago I hate to think what will happen to the town now.

I work sometimes in Swindon, live just outside Swindon. Of course, that meant I had to go to Malmesbury for my Pfizer jab, which was given to me by an NP I knew vaguely by sight... From GWH Swindon.

Swindon's fucked. The empty properties database on the mobile data terminal of our truck is supplemented by a folder of printouts because HQ can't keep the computer updated quick enough.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Bazooka on March 01, 2021, 02:16:37 PM
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Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Schrodingers Cat on March 01, 2021, 02:53:52 PM
Quote from: olliebean on February 28, 2021, 08:33:20 PM
Does the invitation come from your GP, or straight from the NHS?

Both/either - at the moment, GPs can book into local vaccination centres, which will likely be bookable by multiple GP surgeries, but are dependent on vaccine deliveries and availability of appointments, and if they're anything like us, they will only find out about these about a week or so ahead of time. This is not the fault of the GP surgery, or the local authority, but just a logistical reality of vaccinating an entire country. Whereas NHS England book into the regional centres. But lists won't always be exactly the same between these, so your name, for example, might come up much sooner via the NHS than your GP (or vice versa), but you are free to wait until you are offered by your GP if you can't travel to the NHS sites (as they are regional, your nearest could still be miles away - the ones patients around here can book into are Bradford, York or Dewsbury, and average of about 20 miles or so). It is an invitation, not a demand. On a personal level, as a GP call handler, I would like to add: I know a lot of people are worried and frustrated, or even feel like they have been missed, but please don't just ring your GP to complain about it and hope that we can magically put you next on the waiting list - every man and his dog is convinced that they, ore someone they know, is the most vulnerable person in the world, and need it now.

NB: this is all subject to change, and may be different in different local authorities. There is talk of GPs being able to offer vaccinations on site at some point (maybe 2nd vaccines in the summer), but not yet happening, unless your local site also happens to be your GP surgery.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Blinder Data on March 02, 2021, 09:50:35 AM
Quote from: Bazooka on March 01, 2021, 02:16:37 PM
(https://i.ibb.co/yn0Qkc5/mmexport1614608129949.jpg) (https://ibb.co/Rp2D6kP)

I can just imagine the Chinese response:

"It's hardly the rape of Nanking - now BEND OVER!"
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Bazooka on March 02, 2021, 11:37:39 AM
It's funny, but I will have to potentially have these done whenever I can get back into China, I'll start sitting on a cactus every night for conditioning.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: king_tubby on March 02, 2021, 02:09:02 PM
I shall be feeling a little prick on Saturday morning.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Fishfinger on March 03, 2021, 03:21:03 PM
Had mine yesterday, after receiving a text and a letter out of the blue last Friday. Felt cold-y for a short time last night, fine today except my upper arm's stiff and sore.

Quote from: BlodwynPig on February 28, 2021, 01:01:19 PM
So all the Cabbers who've had it - you all have comorbidities or are over 65?

In my case the grounds were being registered as a carer for someone with critical vulnerabilities.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: king_tubby on March 03, 2021, 03:24:48 PM
I have no idea why I'm getting it (I'm only 46), I have mild asthma but that apparently shouldn't count? Maybe it does. We also think it could be cos we live in a quite a young demographic area and the old people have already been done.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Schrodingers Cat on March 06, 2021, 01:43:20 PM
Managed to have my 2nd jab this morning (Pfizer) a couple of weeks earlier than expected. Apparently there were some extra appointments/spare vaccines after the clinic needed to be rearranged due to late delivery this week, so were offered to local NHS staff. I do feel a bit guilty on some level, as I know people who are much more vulnerable than I am, and also who are much more important to the running of the NHS than me. But, I mean, I wasn't going to turn it down was I?
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Inspector Norse on March 06, 2021, 02:04:51 PM
I got a text the other day saying it was time for my vaccination. As a healthy 30-something male living in a country that's only yet vaccinated people living in care and those working with them, I was pretty surprised I can tell you.

And rightly so because it turned out it was actually referring to my top-up TBE vaccination.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Ferris on March 06, 2021, 02:48:00 PM
Quote from: Schrodingers Cat on March 06, 2021, 01:43:20 PM
Managed to have my 2nd jab this morning (Pfizer) a couple of weeks earlier than expected. Apparently there were some extra appointments/spare vaccines after the clinic needed to be rearranged due to late delivery this week, so were offered to local NHS staff. I do feel a bit guilty on some level, as I know people who are much more vulnerable than I am, and also who are much more important to the running of the NHS than me. But, I mean, I wasn't going to turn it down was I?

I've heard of a few people in the UK getting their 2nd jab appointments moved up so I think it must be common. Wonder what's driving it? People declining?
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Schrodingers Cat on March 06, 2021, 03:06:03 PM
Quote from: FerriswheelBueller on March 06, 2021, 02:48:00 PM
I've heard of a few people in the UK getting their 2nd jab appointments moved up so I think it must be common. Wonder what's driving it? People declining?

Well, in this case, there was a change/delay to the delivery schedule, so the clinic planned on the 3rd was cancelled and rearranged for today. Everyone who had their appointment cancelled was invited to re-book, but, of course, not everyone did. So now we had leftover vaccines, which would otherwise go to waste, so local NHS employees who had their 1st at the start of January were invited in early. Presumably that causes least disruption to the schedule for the proles elderly and vulnerable. I knew of people who had been given their 1st early earlier in the year (such as those taking elderly parents for their's and being told we had spaces going free so we might as well do them while they were there), but not heard about that happening much recently. At least, not where I am anyway.

Also, can't say I've seen any actual data (regional, national, or even just at my surgery) but I did spend a lot of January, and a bit of February (until we changed the booking system) calling patients to book their vaccines, and I didn't come across many who were declining. In fact, I can only remember one patient who did, and even they said they might call back in a couple of weeks to be put back on the list after talking to their family. And another who was reluctant, but decided to book in, after I told her she could decline it after she spoke to the nurse when she was there.

I would suspect it's just a case of just not filling all available appointments at a clinic for a variety of boring, usual reasons. We send out text invites for patients now, and only send out as many invites as we have appointments available. Sometimes patients haven't updated their contact details with us for a while and so never get it, or can't attend at the time/day of the clinic, but still want it later, that kind of thing.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: canadagoose on March 07, 2021, 11:16:32 PM
I had the AstraZeneca and I've reacted terribly to it. It's like having the flu, but with more vomiting and stomach pain. I've filled out a Yellow Card form about it a be requested a home testing kit, just in case I caught COVID when I was out getting the vaccine. It was at the conference centre on Morrison Street and wasn't too busy when I was there.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Emotional Support Peacock on March 08, 2021, 07:15:14 AM
I've got my jab booked in on Wednesday. Not bad going for a relatively healthy 40-year old. I wonder if living 10 minutes away from one of the massive vaccination centres means my area is a bit ahead of schedule?

Hopefully it's Pfizer as I have heard lots of people react badly to AZ. Not that I'd refuse it of course.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: pigamus on March 08, 2021, 07:28:37 AM
Quote from: canadagoose on March 07, 2021, 11:16:32 PM
I had the AstraZeneca and I've reacted terribly to it. It's like having the flu, but with more vomiting and stomach pain. I've filled out a Yellow Card form about it a be requested a home testing kit, just in case I caught COVID when I was out getting the vaccine. It was at the conference centre on Morrison Street and wasn't too busy when I was there.

Yeah same here - first jab on the Friday, vomiting all day Saturday, fine on Sunday - think a lot of people are going to be refusing the second dose.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: canadagoose on March 08, 2021, 07:34:30 AM
Quote from: pigamus on March 08, 2021, 07:28:37 AM
Yeah same here - first jab on the Friday, vomiting all day Saturday, fine on Sunday - think a lot of people are going to be refusing the second dose.
Mine was on Friday too! Although I'm still feeling a bit shit, it does seem to be a bit better than it was yesterday morning (bleh). I wonder if it's a diabetic thing.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: BlodwynPig on March 08, 2021, 07:57:15 AM
Quote from: canadagoose on March 07, 2021, 11:16:32 PM
I had the AstraZeneca and I've reacted terribly to it. It's like having the flu, but with more vomiting and stomach pain. I've filled out a Yellow Card form about it a be requested a home testing kit, just in case I caught COVID when I was out getting the vaccine. It was at the conference centre on Morrison Street and wasn't too busy when I was there.

sorry to hear this - I hate vomiting more than anything so really not liking these 'revelations' from jabbed Cabbers. I'm going to livestream my post-jab retching on here so I can feel supported.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: BlodwynPig on March 08, 2021, 07:59:26 AM
Quote from: canadagoose on March 08, 2021, 07:34:30 AM
Mine was on Friday too! Although I'm still feeling a bit shit, it does seem to be a bit better than it was yesterday morning (bleh). I wonder if it's a diabetic thing.

I'll ask my colleague as she was off a day but not a diabetic - she didn't mention symptoms.

Do they warn you about side effects at the centre?
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: earl_sleek on March 08, 2021, 08:30:07 AM
Quote from: BlodwynPig on March 08, 2021, 07:57:15 AM
sorry to hear this - I hate vomiting more than anything so really not liking these 'revelations' from jabbed Cabbers. I'm going to livestream my post-jab retching on here so I can feel supported.

It's not a sure thing you'll get side effects - both myself and my elderly mother had the AZ jab and had no problems. We both have type 2 diabetes as well.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: BlodwynPig on March 08, 2021, 08:35:22 AM
Type 2 is different from Type 1, which I have. But I'm exaggerating, I will of course have it and whatever happens happens. Glad that you are part-vaxxed now Earl.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: king_tubby on March 08, 2021, 08:39:36 AM
My vax report:

I had the AZ on Saturday morning. Went to bed about 10 feeling a bit off (achey, tired), didn't really sleep, spent 1am to 3am feeling absolutely stoned off my box, then more interrupted sleep till 9am when I had a headache and took some paracetemol. Woke up at 11am feeling fine, spent the day a bit tired and achey and now all I've got is a slight pain in the injection site.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: votestuffer on March 08, 2021, 09:28:08 AM
My vax report:

Had the AZ on Thursday afternoon. Friday I was a bit achey and meh, injection bicep felt a bit bruised, Saturday same but less. I've had colds that were loads worse.

It does worry me that people who reacted badly to the first one are saying they won't have the other - surely the ones who have the strongest reaction are the ones who would react worst to the actual virus and so need vaccinating most?
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: earl_sleek on March 08, 2021, 09:45:58 AM
Quote from: BlodwynPig on March 08, 2021, 08:35:22 AM
Type 2 is different from Type 1, which I have. But I'm exaggerating, I will of course have it and whatever happens happens. Glad that you are part-vaxxed now Earl.

Yes I wasn't sure whether you had the low sugar or fat cunt variety, though I dunno if it would make a difference to the vaccine or not.

I know you're sensible about covid and wouuld have the vaccine anyway, but for the benefit of others that might be on the fence, I'd add that when I had covid last year it was way worse than any vaccine side effects I've heard of. And that was a relatively mild case where I didn't need medical attention and never felt I was in any danger. Please get vaccinated as soon as you have the chance.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: non capisco on March 08, 2021, 03:14:30 PM
I have two mates with type 1 diabetes that have been jabbed, neither reported taking a ride on the vomit comet (or anything else worse than 'felt a bit tired')
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: bgmnts on March 08, 2021, 03:23:04 PM
Fat cunt diabetes made me laugh.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: canadagoose on March 08, 2021, 07:40:03 PM
Quote from: BlodwynPig on March 08, 2021, 07:59:26 AM
I'll ask my colleague as she was off a day but not a diabetic - she didn't mention symptoms.

Do they warn you about side effects at the centre?
They don't, annoyingly. Not to the extent that I got them anyway. Maybe you should ask your GP for some antiemetics? Preferably easy to swallow ones. Good luck, anyway!
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: canadagoose on March 08, 2021, 07:41:24 PM
Quote from: votestuffer on March 08, 2021, 09:28:08 AM
My vax report:

Had the AZ on Thursday afternoon. Friday I was a bit achey and meh, injection bicep felt a bit bruised, Saturday same but less. I've had colds that were loads worse.

It does worry me that people who reacted badly to the first one are saying they won't have the other - surely the ones who have the strongest reaction are the ones who would react worst to the actual virus and so need vaccinating most?
This is actually a good point, I'll have to bear that in mind.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: BlodwynPig on March 08, 2021, 09:51:04 PM
Quote from: canadagoose on March 08, 2021, 07:40:03 PM
They don't, annoyingly. Not to the extent that I got them anyway. Maybe you should ask your GP for some antiemetics? Preferably easy to swallow ones. Good luck, anyway!

Thanks. I won't whinge as there are far worse things than a bit of a flu/vomit day.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Ferris on March 08, 2021, 09:52:31 PM
Quote from: canadagoose on March 08, 2021, 07:40:03 PM
antiemetics

Doesn't look good for corbyn
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: MojoJojo on March 08, 2021, 11:19:43 PM
Quote from: votestuffer on March 08, 2021, 09:28:08 AM
It does worry me that people who reacted badly to the first one are saying they won't have the other - surely the ones who have the strongest reaction are the ones who would react worst to the actual virus and so need vaccinating most?

No, not at all. The bad vaccine reactions (the ones reported in this thread at least) are symptoms of a vigorous immune system response. So unpleasant but not significantly damaging. Your body head butting the threat, if you want a silly metaphor.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Lordofthefiles on March 09, 2021, 01:24:44 PM
Did anyone who's had the jab ask any questions?
I'm thinking these for starters:

How often will I need boosters?

Will I have to have a new version of the jab every time a mutation gets out of hand?

Does the jab prevent strokes/heart attacks/aneurysms/blood clots which happen very early in a Covid infection?

If I don't accept the invitation, can I opt in at a later date?

Can I pay to make sure I get the same version of the vaccine in my second dose, and have the second dose on time (ie within 21 days as per the manufacturers recommendation)?

If the virus is still everywhere and all over everyone surely as soon as your antibodies dip it'll be getting stuck into you like a rat up a drainpipe, resulting in a prologued war in your immune system?

Or any other questions at all?


Or did just offer your arm up and trust the government?

————————

I've got Long Covid, had a horrendous infection throughout March/April last year and couldn't move from the couch (except to let the paramedics in), and I've been absolutely spazzed ever since.

I'm up the hospital a few times this week for a "good going over" and I'm expecting them to offer me the jab.
I'm not keen to be honest, I'd rather wait a year and watch what happens to everyone else who's going along with it.


I've already decided to play as small a part in society as possible for the foreseeable.
I will only need to be "out" when I go to work, and that's part time.


Everyone on here seems so positive to be getting the "vaccine", I feel a bit mental questioning it.


I've spent a year indoors now (except an hours walk everyday for exercise) and have completely lost interest in coffee shops, aeroplanes, boozers and the simpleminded cunts that make up the majority of the population of this country - so keeping myself to myself shouldn't be a problem.

What am I missing?
How big a risk am I taking if I resist?
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: king_tubby on March 09, 2021, 02:01:43 PM
I saw something the other day saying that Long Covid symptoms are being reduced by the jab.

https://www.newscientist.com/article/2270186-coronavirus-vaccines-may-reduce-or-eliminate-symptoms-of-long-covid/
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Lordofthefiles on March 09, 2021, 02:17:14 PM
Quote from: king_tubby on March 09, 2021, 02:01:43 PM
I saw something the other day saying that Long Covid symptoms are being reduced by the jab.

https://www.newscientist.com/article/2270186-coronavirus-vaccines-may-reduce-or-eliminate-symptoms-of-long-covid/

Yeah, I've read similar.
It seems to be 50/50.

I'm not really concerned about getting rid of the Long Covid (as unhelpful as it is. Relapses are getting further apart now and I've learned to live with the breathing issues), I'm more worried about being part of a stage of testing for vaccines.
They seem to be more redundant every time a mutation is found.


They're great for getting people all revved up to get back down the shops though.
I may be overly cynical, but I expect all restrictions to be released in June only for them to announce/admit that their vaccine is a sham, "but there's no turning back now"!
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Fambo Number Mive on March 09, 2021, 02:51:05 PM
They can tweak the vaccine if they need be, apparently it would take a few weeks. They would need to give everyone a booster shot but I think most people expect to need a COVID shot every year like the flu.

"Come here, vaccine. You are no longer working as well, so I will have to tweak you."
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: MojoJojo on March 10, 2021, 12:09:56 AM
So I've been offered it, getting it on Saturday. Surprised as I'm a 40 year old with no health issues or any other reason to be prioritised.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: sevendaughters on March 10, 2021, 05:53:26 AM
I (m, 38) had it (Pfizer, right arm) a few weeks ago. Had a post-op blood clot in 2014 and have been classified high risk.

It was fine but have really started to enjoy the Obama/Springsteen podcast ever since.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: BlodwynPig on March 10, 2021, 08:08:43 AM
Quote from: MojoJojo on March 10, 2021, 12:09:56 AM
So I've been offered it, getting it on Saturday. Surprised as I'm a 40 year old with no health issues or any other reason to be prioritised.

Good stuff. Fast turnaround for your area it seems, I'm still a few weeks away.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: icehaven on March 10, 2021, 01:29:29 PM
I dunno what to do as my colleague (who's 55 and doesn't have any underlying health issues) was told by someone that she could book online and get the vaccine if she put that she worked in adult social care/with vulnerable adults, which isn't strictly true (or even loosely at the moment as we don't have any customers actually coming in). But she booked a slot, and when she went she just had to show her work ID (which was where I'd anticipated questions being asked as our IDs clearly state we work in a prison library) but it was all fine and she was given the jab.

Now I don't know if I should do the same (I'm 41 and also have no health issues). On the one hand it feels a bit queue jumpy, but on the other hand as has been widely publicised the uptake is very low in some areas (including where I live) with capacity outweighing demand by a considerable amount. I also wonder if this is why they didn't ask my colleague too many questions as at least she was another person having it and it's not as if anyone would have to wait longer because of her. Also there has been (and currently still is) a number of widespread outbreaks in our workplace and while we see very few residents at the moment we're still regularly around staff that work on outbreak wings so we're at an increased risk of either catching it at work, or causing further outbreaks by bringing it in. I'm also moving house in a few weeks and I'll be getting the bus into work again, so that's another petri dish I could do with keeping at bay.

The main thing putting me off is if I get challenged over my entitlement to it when they realise I don't work in adult social care, that my colleague was lucky and got a non-jobsworth or something and I'll be tut-tutted out of the place as a big fibber trying to game the system. The shame.  If they're getting through the demographics faster than anticipated I might just wait.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Dex Sawash on March 10, 2021, 01:53:23 PM

Just got the Johnson & Johnson one, they wouldn't let me take picture of it going in
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Emotional Support Peacock on March 10, 2021, 02:42:51 PM
I've had my AZ jab this afternoon. No unpleasant side effects yennkmflekcncmmcmmcmn!.8.8&,'xx xmx
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: shiftwork2 on March 10, 2021, 04:16:28 PM
Quote from: Dex Sawash on March 10, 2021, 01:53:23 PM
Just got the Johnson & Johnson one, they wouldn't let me take picture of it going in

Both Johnsons going in you mean.  I see.

Prolly the first fully-vaccinated CaBber.  Nice one.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: JesusAndYourBush on March 11, 2021, 03:41:48 PM
Had the AZ this afternoon.   I purposely didn't look at the needle beforehand and concentrated intently on a child's painting on the wall until it was done.  No odd side effects so far.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: vanilla.coffee on March 14, 2021, 08:51:26 AM
Posted this in the vax progress thread when I meant to post in here.
Got my invite to book by text on Wednesday this week (I'm 51 and three quarters)
I had my Morris Oxford/Vauxhall Astra vaccine yesterday. No dead arm or aching limbs by bedtime although I did occasionally feel light headed and a bit disconnected - sort of just starting to feel pissed sort of disconnected.

This morning the left arm aches a bit - aches behind my eyes and head is ringing a bit. If it was a working day today I'd be ok to carry on.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: BlodwynPig on March 14, 2021, 10:12:49 AM
Quote from: vanilla.coffee on March 14, 2021, 08:51:26 AM
Posted this in the vax progress thread when I meant to post in here.
Got my invite to book by text on Wednesday this week (I'm 51 and three quarters)
I had my Morris Oxford/Vauxhall Astra vaccine yesterday. No dead arm or aching limbs by bedtime although I did occasionally feel light headed and a bit disconnected - sort of just starting to feel pissed sort of disconnected.

This morning the left arm aches a bit - aches behind my eyes and head is ringing a bit. If it was a working day today I'd be ok to carry on.

good stuff, 2 weeks and counting for me. I'm trying to get bashed up so if there are side effects it won't be noticeable as I'll already be bruised and broken with severe bouts of nausea over the coming days.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: olliebean on March 14, 2021, 11:28:22 AM
Just had a text from my GP inviting me to book, the earliest available was the 24th March so I'm booked in for then. If anyone's keeping track, I'm 52 with no pre-existing health conditions.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: vainsharpdad on March 14, 2021, 12:06:46 PM

Just had my AZ a couple of hours ago, as I am a fat fuck.
My Missus and Old Man had sore arms, and tired/headachy symptoms - but nothing for me so far.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: BlodwynPig on March 14, 2021, 12:14:36 PM
Quote from: olliebean on March 14, 2021, 11:28:22 AM
Just had a text from my GP inviting me to book, the earliest available was the 24th March so I'm booked in for then. If anyone's keeping track, I'm 52 with no pre-existing health conditions.

fuck this - how do you get 24th and I booked 2 weeks ago and got 27th?!!
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Fishfinger on March 14, 2021, 12:26:32 PM
Quote from: BlodwynPig on March 14, 2021, 12:14:36 PM
fuck this - how do you get 24th and I booked 2 weeks ago and got 27th?!!

The only answer is it's something of a regional and logistical lottery. In early Feb I booked 2 jabs for my mum and the first appointment was 3-4 weeks later. This month I got a text on a Friday and got mine the following Tuesday, but I had to drive much further. The day before, their deliveries were delayed and so the centre was closed, so all those people due to be vaccinated had to be re-booked.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Zetetic on March 14, 2021, 01:49:51 PM
Quote from: Fambo Number Mive on March 09, 2021, 02:51:05 PM
I think most people expect to need a COVID shot every year like the flu.
We vaccinate less than a third of the population every year against flu[nb]Fewer people than we've now vaccinated against COVID-19.[/nb], and a huge proportion of the people we do vaccinate are effectively captive one way or another (care home workers and residents, healthcare workers etc.)

This is a considerably larger undertaking. (And we tend to have a longer lead time with identifying likely flu strains, at least here in Britain, compared to what we're likely to have any relevant COVID-19 mutations if we still have large reservoirs later this year.)
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: SpiderChrist on March 14, 2021, 02:22:33 PM
Got mine booked for next Sunday. Hurrah.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: JesusAndYourBush on March 14, 2021, 06:19:20 PM
Quote from: BlodwynPig on March 14, 2021, 12:14:36 PM
fuck this - how do you get 24th and I booked 2 weeks ago and got 27th?!!

I got a phonecall from, my GP and got mine the next day!

Few days ago now.  No dead arm or any other symptoms.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: GoblinAhFuckScary on March 14, 2021, 06:29:37 PM
Getting jabbed Wednesday, the day after a separate muscular injection god save me
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Ted-Maul on March 14, 2021, 09:40:11 PM
If most people who catch Covid do not suffer symptoms and may not even realise they have it (which is what we have been told from the start isnt it?) and having the vaccine doesn't stop you catching Covid and presumably wont stop you spreading it.... surely most people don't need the vaccine?

Yes you can catch Covid again six months after you've fought it off but the vaccine wears off in a similar way. Plus not all varients can be included in the current vaccines anyway so nobody is protected from them regardless.

So, what is point vaccine for people who aren't high risk?
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: poo on March 14, 2021, 09:47:33 PM
Are you serious? If so, you're a really stupid cunt.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Chedney Honks on March 14, 2021, 09:55:01 PM
Quote from: Ted-Maul on March 14, 2021, 09:40:11 PM
If most people who catch Covid do not suffer symptoms and may not even realise they have it (which is what we have been told from the start isnt it?) and having the vaccine doesn't stop you catching Covid and presumably wont stop you spreading it.... surely most people don't need the vaccine?

Yes you can catch Covid again six months after you've fought it off but the vaccine wears off in a similar way. Plus not all varients can be included in the current vaccines anyway so nobody is protected from them regardless.

So, what is point vaccine for people who aren't high risk?

It seems you're not quite right on about five or six key conclusions there, fortunately.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: vainsharpdad on March 15, 2021, 03:08:24 PM

For one:

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-56211755

https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-55913913
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Ted-Maul on March 15, 2021, 07:15:46 PM
OK thank you. My understanding was that being jabbed would stop severe symptoms developing but not the build-up of the virus in your body that could then be spread to others. But i guess thats precisely how the vaccines prevent the severe symptoms... by lowering the virus-load. Or thats what we hope is happening anyway.

It's something i've been wondering about for the last couple of weeks and I did feel bad after posting it in this particular thread where everyone's being vaccinated... I think part of the problem is if Matt Hancock says it, my brain subconciously files it under BS.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: BlodwynPig on March 15, 2021, 07:16:41 PM
Quote from: Fishfinger on March 14, 2021, 12:26:32 PM
The only answer is it's something of a regional and logistical lottery. In early Feb I booked 2 jabs for my mum and the first appointment was 3-4 weeks later. This month I got a text on a Friday and got mine the following Tuesday, but I had to drive much further. The day before, their deliveries were delayed and so the centre was closed, so all those people due to be vaccinated had to be re-booked.

no probs

VOTE FISHFINGER

Nightfall
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: BlodwynPig on March 15, 2021, 07:20:54 PM
Quote from: JesusAndYourBush on March 14, 2021, 06:19:20 PM
I got a phonecall from, my GP and got mine the next day!

Few days ago now.  No dead arm or any other symptoms.

why are commas now granting you access to vaccines?
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: BlodwynPig on March 15, 2021, 07:21:34 PM
Quote from: Ted-Maul on March 14, 2021, 09:40:11 PM
If most people who catch Covid do not suffer symptoms and may not even realise they have it (which is what we have been told from the start isnt it?) and having the vaccine doesn't stop you catching Covid and presumably wont stop you spreading it.... surely most people don't need the vaccine?

Yes you can catch Covid again six months after you've fought it off but the vaccine wears off in a similar way. Plus not all varients can be included in the current vaccines anyway so nobody is protected from them regardless.

So, what is point vaccine for people who aren't high risk?

varient?
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: NoSleep on March 15, 2021, 07:21:39 PM
Quote from: Ted-Maul on March 14, 2021, 09:40:11 PM
So, what is point vaccine for people who aren't high risk?

To reduce risk further; who knows who is going to come down badly with it? Why do they need to find out when they can take the vaccine just in case?
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Ted-Maul on March 15, 2021, 10:41:30 PM
Yes, even if the chances of developing severe symptoms are small for your age group, it's like Russian roulette and there's still a bullet in there for somebody. Better to replace it with a Derren Brown-style blank.

I suppose I was thinking of people who may have already had Covid and got off lightly regarding symptoms (which would allegedly be the majority of people if we had been forced into full-on herd immunity), i couldn't see any point in those people getting jabbed until it was pointed out that the vaccines will reduce transmission generally.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: idunnosomename on March 16, 2021, 11:39:18 AM
If you ask nicely, will they inject the vaccine into your bottom?
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: SpiderChrist on March 16, 2021, 11:44:13 AM
Quote from: idunnosomename on March 16, 2021, 11:39:18 AM
If you ask nicely, will they inject the vaccine into your bottom?

No harm in asking, I suppose. I'll get back to you on that.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: pigamus on March 16, 2021, 11:48:50 AM
They let you choose which arm you want. Don't know if there are further options on the secret menu.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: olliebean on March 16, 2021, 12:14:57 PM
Believe it or not, I did read somewhere about a proper medical reason why it's less effective if injected into the buttocks, but I can't remember what the reason was.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: BlodwynPig on March 16, 2021, 01:13:13 PM
Quote from: olliebean on March 16, 2021, 12:14:57 PM
Believe it or not, I did read somewhere about a proper medical reason why it's less effective if injected into the buttocks, but I can't remember what the reason was.

Absorption by the massive load of fat or something?
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: MojoJojo on March 16, 2021, 01:59:55 PM
I did google. Nothing about bum injections being less effective, but they're not recommended because of risk to damaging the sciatic nerve. Bum injections are used when more stuff is being injected, as there is more muscle there to absorb it.

Bum injections.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Cuellar on March 16, 2021, 03:22:52 PM
edit: wrong vax thread!!
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: batwings on March 16, 2021, 03:27:42 PM
Got my jab appointment for this coming Thursday morning. No side effects as of yet.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: olliebean on March 16, 2021, 03:57:16 PM
Quote from: BlodwynPig on March 16, 2021, 01:13:13 PM
Absorption by the massive load of fat or something?

Possibly, although I can't imagine that would bother the vaccine going into my skinny arse.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: batwings on March 18, 2021, 11:17:56 AM
Just had my first jab (Astra) done at Crewkerne. Was a bit stressed about it before hand (as usual) but it was very well organised and the whole thing took less than ten minutes.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: jobotic on March 18, 2021, 11:21:32 AM
I've spent two and a half days in bed shivering and sweating, with a banging headache and a sense of dread that hasn't passed.

And you know what?

I haven't even had the vaccine.

Be careful.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Kankurette on March 19, 2021, 02:58:11 PM
Not me. My parents and brother have though, thank fuck - my brother is in his mid-thirties but he's in that 5-year cancer window thingy, so he's classed as vulnerable.

I'm in a vaccine clinical trial so I might have had it, but it's blinded so I don't know for sure.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: GoblinAhFuckScary on March 19, 2021, 04:24:37 PM
Had the astra jab two days ago and was fine apart from a very slight fever.

Unfortunately had an unrelated bum jab only hours before which is horrible and fries all my muscles and nerves up for a few days.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: bgmnts on March 19, 2021, 04:26:46 PM
Quote from: GoblinAhFuckScary on March 19, 2021, 04:24:37 PM
Unfortunately had an unrelated bum jab

Bet you did etc
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: GoblinAhFuckScary on March 19, 2021, 05:10:04 PM
Quote from: bgmnts on March 19, 2021, 04:26:46 PM
Bet you did etc

steady on
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Bazooka on March 19, 2021, 06:04:44 PM
I need the Chinese vaccine to get back to China, I'm not even on the list for the ready salted one. Just euthanise me now.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Chedney Honks on March 20, 2021, 08:07:22 AM
Quote from: Bazooka on March 19, 2021, 06:04:44 PM
I need the Chinese vaccine to get back to China, I'm not even on the list for the ready salted one. Just euthanise me now.

Same, plus anal swab negative test. I hope I don't blow my load when they do it. 😅😅😅

My mate in Wuhan said the Chinese vax is only meant to give six months protection so she's not going to bother til they get a better one.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: BlodwynPig on March 20, 2021, 09:36:29 AM
Did you give faecal sample also?

had an interesting Teams chat yesterday with my line manager - I asked "what's the difference between faecal swab and faecal sample?" She replied "anal swab is 'in and spin'"

Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: surreal on March 20, 2021, 10:54:15 AM
Got mine last week at the Black Country Museum of all places... well organised though - got passed between about 15 people all doing a small part of the process but keeping things moving.

Felt a bit weird about 2 hours after, like I had a chill coming on, but took a couple of paracetamol and I've been fine since then.

Second jab on D-Day.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: mothman on March 20, 2021, 11:28:21 AM
Got mine today! Incredibly efficient operation. Turned up at GP's about five mins before time, I was at the back of the sub-queue for that ten-minute slot (about 15 to 20 of us in all). Went in, gave name to first person, got room assignment from second, answered medical questions from third in that room, then straight next door for the jab from a fourth person. Out the back door and to the car four minutes after the slot opened, and home.

Helpfully, I've just this week changed my blood pressure medication from one I've been taking for nearly nine years, so I'm waiting for that shoe to drop too (some people get headaches for a few days when they change, I'm quite on edge about it) so no inklings if there'll be any side effects yet.

Gutted though. Just as I was about to go in the front door, some (frankly) gammonalike bloke turned up with his wife, made a beeline right for the front door ignoring the queues and stewards outside. Once intercepted I was hoping he'd go the full Harry Enfield Self-Righteous Brothers, but instead he just stood there meekly. Deprived of the perfect anecdote to share with all my centrist Remainer chums!
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Bazooka on March 20, 2021, 06:14:52 PM
Quote from: surreal on March 20, 2021, 10:54:15 AM
Got mine last week at the Black Country Museum

What a time to be alive.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Beep Cleep Chimney on March 20, 2021, 11:23:20 PM
Had an invite texted to me by my doctors surgery late this afternoon.  Booked my jab for Monday afternoon.

Wasn't expecting to get one as I'm 46, and thought I'd now have to wait a month or so longer following that midweek announcement about the under 50's.  About 6 other people I work with who are also under 50 got their invites early last week, and got their jabs yesterday and today.  So I'm not complaining. 

The people I work with (who haven't previously had Covid) all said they felt dog rough for a day or so after receiving their Astra Zeneca jab (Shivers, sweating, headaches, no energy).  But a mate of mine who's also under 50 and had a pretty shit time with Covid earlier this year had the Astra Zeneca jab yesterday, and said he felt fine today apart from a very mild headache, which soon disappeared after a couple of paracetamol.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Voltan (Man of Steel) on March 21, 2021, 10:31:18 AM
Had my first (Astrazeneca) jab yesterday and didn't feel so great when I woke up this morning - throbbing headache, prickly skin, etc - pretty much like the start of a bad cold but without all the mucus. I took a couple of paracetamol earlier and have been drinking plenty of water and am already starting to feel better (so I don't want anybody on here worrying about me).
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: batwings on March 21, 2021, 12:14:49 PM
Had my jab Thursday and developed a low grade fever/fatigue/headache that lasted about 36 hours, relieved greatly by some Paracetamol. Arm is still slightly sore. You can choose which arm you get it in so I recommend choosing  the one you don't sleep on.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Bently Sheds on March 21, 2021, 12:24:32 PM
I had the Astra Zeneca yesterday morning, feel a bit rum today. General head/body ache and tiredness, nowhere near as bad as having the actual 'vid earlier in the year though...
My arm really fucking hurts where they stuck me with the needle.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: BlodwynPig on March 21, 2021, 12:48:55 PM
I bet when my appointment day finally arrives next weekend they'll say - sorry, run out, get to the back of the queue.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: mothman on March 21, 2021, 01:07:54 PM
Fuck me that was a horrific night. Started feeling really coldy around 11, went to be quite early for a Saturday. Dozed off, but woke up at quarter last twelve needing a pee. Got out from under the covers - and spent five minutes unable to move, having a massive shivering fit. Teeth chattering, the lot. Took my temp, was only 36.7. But, I felt so old while also being really hot. I got back into bed and snuggled up to MrsMoth for warmth, but in actuality I was warmer than she was. Still feel quite headachey and wiped out now.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: NoSleep on March 21, 2021, 01:12:57 PM
Quote from: mothman on March 21, 2021, 01:07:54 PM
Fuck me that was a horrific night. Started feeling really coldy around 11, went to be quite early for a Saturday. Dozed off, but woke up at quarter last twelve needing a pee. Got out from under the covers - and spent five minutes unable to move, having a massive shivering fit. Teeth chattering, the lot. Took my temp, was only 36.7. But, I felt so old while also being really hot. I got back into bed and snuggled up to MrsMoth for warmth, but in actuality I was warmer than she was. Still feel quite headachey and wiped out now.

That's how fevers work, your body tries to raise your temperature to help eliminate the virus, but you feel cold, I guess to make you seek further warmth. Your body raises the bar as to how cold you feel, essentially making warmer the temporary new normal.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: mothman on March 21, 2021, 01:20:37 PM
Yes, it's fairly obvious that was what was happening, but I'd never encountered it quite so powerfully, or gone from 0 to THAT in the space of a couple of hours.

EDIT: as for my arm, seems fine. I've just noticed that if I hold it or move it at certain angles I feel a bit of soreness.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: GoblinAhFuckScary on March 21, 2021, 02:13:49 PM
Housemate just had the same jab as I did a few days ago and is faring so much worse than I did.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Norton Canes on March 21, 2021, 02:15:03 PM
Quote from: mothman on March 21, 2021, 01:07:54 PM
Fuck me that was a horrific night. Started feeling really coldy around 11, went to be quite early for a Saturday. Dozed off, but woke up at quarter last twelve needing a pee. Got out from under the covers - and spent five minutes unable to move, having a massive shivering fit. Teeth chattering, the lot

Pretty much what happened to me. Vaccinated Wednesday lunchtime, in bed by 10:30pm feeling fine, woke up a about half eleven shivering, completely unable to warm up. Ended up in the spare bed with three blankets on top of the duvet and a hot water bottle underneath.

Symptoms persisted all through Thursday; pretty much cleared up by Friday, but the area of my arm right around the injection point is swollen (a 'hard' swollen, oo-er) and tender. In fact it's really quite itchy now, too.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: BlodwynPig on March 21, 2021, 04:07:42 PM
fuck this. cancelling my appointment
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: mothman on March 21, 2021, 04:41:12 PM
Don't be daft Blodders. We know you're not really going to. And besides... you need to... jjjoooiiinnn uusssss. You'll like it. Everyone floats...
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: BlodwynPig on March 21, 2021, 05:16:33 PM
Quote from: mothman on March 21, 2021, 04:41:12 PM
Don't be daft Blodders. We know you're not really going to. And besides... you need to... jjjoooiiinnn uusssss. You'll like it. Everyone floats...

I get the feeling God has postponed my jab while all of you suckers get it and then perish in the great die off and I can don sandals and announce I am the third coming of Jebus.

But of course I won't... I will mourn the losses.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: SpiderChrist on March 21, 2021, 05:18:15 PM
got the AZ jab today and have just died.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: BlodwynPig on March 21, 2021, 05:19:25 PM
If you lot haven't got a serious illness, please note it against your jab posts - feeling very very left behind now
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: seepage on March 21, 2021, 05:30:32 PM
AZ last week. By the evening a bit "ooh, coming down with something but nothing a couple of supermarket whiskey & ginger ales can't fix". Next morning full-on flu symptoms but they were mostly gone by 6pm.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Bazooka on March 21, 2021, 05:36:52 PM
Quote from: BlodwynPig on March 21, 2021, 05:19:25 PM
If you lot haven't got a serious illness, please note it against your jab posts - feeling very very left behind now

They all suffer from cowardice!
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: olliebean on March 21, 2021, 06:07:07 PM
In the interests of those of us who have jabs coming up soon, could we have more posts from people who had it and felt absolutely fine afterwards, please?
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: madhair60 on March 21, 2021, 06:11:43 PM
Just had second dose. Pfizer.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: NoSleep on March 21, 2021, 06:28:06 PM
Quote from: mothman on March 21, 2021, 01:20:37 PM
EDIT: as for my arm, seems fine. I've just noticed that if I hold it or move it at certain angles I feel a bit of soreness.

Just wait until your third nipple starts to appear on your arm:

(https://i.imgur.com/OrupBl8.jpg?1)
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: mothman on March 21, 2021, 06:29:43 PM
Quote from: olliebean on March 21, 2021, 06:07:07 PM
In the interests of those of us who have jabs coming up soon, could we have more posts from people who had it and felt absolutely fine afterwards, please?

You'll be fine. Most people are. It's just the universe hates me and wants me to suffer and, if possible, die.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: shiftwork2 on March 21, 2021, 09:14:58 PM
Check out the decrepit old fucks on this forum.

second one on Apr 6th

Had no side effects at all.  Anecdotally I've known something like a quarter of people to have side effects beyond a sore arm, the worst needing one day off work.  It's pretty minor.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: jobotic on March 21, 2021, 09:26:16 PM
Quote from: mothman on March 21, 2021, 01:07:54 PM
Fuck me that was a horrific night. Started feeling really coldy around 11, went to be quite early for a Saturday. Dozed off, but woke up at quarter last twelve needing a pee. Got out from under the covers - and spent five minutes unable to move, having a massive shivering fit. Teeth chattering, the lot. Took my temp, was only 36.7. But, I felt so old while also being really hot. I got back into bed and snuggled up to MrsMoth for warmth, but in actuality I was warmer than she was. Still feel quite headachey and wiped out now.


That's exactly what I had last Sunday and I still feel shit now. Bit I haven't had the vaccine. Did two tests, both negative. These aren't symptoms of Covid are they?
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: NoSleep on March 21, 2021, 09:33:28 PM
They are possible symptoms of Covid but not the most distinctive ones, like the coughing and loss of sense of smell. It varies from case to case.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: jobotic on March 21, 2021, 09:35:35 PM
I'll do another tonight.

Got IBS symptoms again too, maybe a UTI. Doing my nut in (to this day).
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: olliebean on March 21, 2021, 10:02:12 PM
If I have a naturally strong immune system (which I think I must have because I hardly ever get ill - haven't had a cold in the best part of 20 years), does that mean I'm more or less likely to feel like shit after getting the vaccine?
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: BlodwynPig on March 21, 2021, 10:26:14 PM
The feeling shit means your immune system is working! Enjoy :)
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: popcorn on March 21, 2021, 11:35:54 PM
Had two American friends separately discover that we call injections "jabs" and say this is hilarious/weird/violent-sounding. Motherfucker, you call them shots.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: mothman on March 22, 2021, 12:27:59 AM
Had another period of feeling rubbish tonight but not for long and may just have been partly from hunger. And did a test tonight and it was negative.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: olliebean on March 22, 2021, 08:25:11 AM
Quote from: popcorn on March 21, 2021, 11:35:54 PM
Had two American friends separately discover that we call injections "jabs" and say this is hilarious/weird/violent-sounding. Motherfucker, you call them shots.

It is. I remember thinking early on that if the idea is to encourage as many people as possible to get them, it might be better to use a less violent-sounding term. (I'm not sure "shots" is better, though. Would you sooner get jabbed or shot?)
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: BlodwynPig on March 22, 2021, 08:29:07 AM
Quote from: mothman on March 22, 2021, 12:27:59 AM
Had another period of feeling rubbish tonight but not for long and may just have been partly from hunger. And did a test tonight and it was negative.

where did you get these tests from? just lying about?
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Bently Sheds on March 22, 2021, 08:41:54 AM
For what it's worth, my feelings of ropeyness had dissipated by yesterday afternoon, but my arm's still a bit sore.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: mothman on March 22, 2021, 09:15:13 AM
Quote from: BlodwynPig on March 22, 2021, 08:29:07 AM
where did you get these tests from? just lying about?

Provided by work. Since I have to go in, can't work from home.

Last night I sweated loads in bed. Kept waking up soaked. Feel just better generally this morning - but now my arm is much more pronouncedly sore, and you can tell by touch where the injection point was.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Zetetic on March 22, 2021, 09:19:24 AM
LFDs?
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: olliebean on March 22, 2021, 11:43:25 AM
Well, I don't know what the fuck's up with my appointment. Today I had a letter from the NHS, saying I should book to be vaccinated if I hadn't done so already. But it also said I should make sure to book for both the first and second doses. When I booked my first dose, I wasn't given the option to book for the second. So I went to the website to see if I could book it now. I clicked through and entered my NHS number, and up came this message:

QuoteYou need to book both of your appointments again

You were unable to go to/missed your 1st appointment to get the coronavirus vaccination.

This means you need to book both of your appointments again.

Click continue to book both of your appointments again.

So I've already missed the appointment that isn't due until this coming Wednesday? WTF? Should I just book two new appointments, and ignore the first one, since they seem to think I've already missed it?

<edit> Following the link from the original text message from my GP, it still says I've got the Wednesday appointment booked (though at a different practice from my GP's one). Are there two completely separate booking sites, both on nhs.uk, one of which books only the first dose and the other of which allows you to book both, which offer different vaccination venues, and neither of which know anything about appointments booked with the other? I assumed there'd be some sort of centralised system handling the bookings; seems like that's not the case.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: popcorn on March 22, 2021, 11:49:01 AM
Quote from: olliebean on March 22, 2021, 08:25:11 AM
It is. I remember thinking early on that if the idea is to encourage as many people as possible to get them, it might be better to use a less violent-sounding term. (I'm not sure "shots" is better, though. Would you sooner get jabbed or shot?)

exactly my point - it's not like their word is completely sensible either.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: olliebean on March 22, 2021, 11:58:14 AM
Honestly worried about my second dose now. The NHS letter said if you've had your first dose, they'll contact you to let you know when your second dose is due, but if they don't know about my appointment for the first dose, as they seem not to, how will they know to contact me to book my second dose?
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: olliebean on March 22, 2021, 12:06:03 PM
(Incidentally, the letter from the NHS provided no option for booking other than via the internet, so I guess anyone without internet access is fucked.)
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Phoenix Lazarus on March 22, 2021, 11:25:59 PM
Had mine today.  So far, no side effects.  If I develop rare complications and die, it was nice knowing you all.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: BlodwynPig on March 23, 2021, 08:11:47 AM
Quote from: mothman on March 22, 2021, 09:15:13 AM
Provided by work. Since I have to go in, can't work from home.

Last night I sweated loads in bed. Kept waking up soaked. Feel just better generally this morning - but now my arm is much more pronouncedly sore, and you can tell by touch where the injection point was.

Oddly I am getting the same symptoms that people post on here apart from the sore arm - and my vax is Saturday. Drenched in sweat last night too. 4 nights of nightmares too and banging waking me up. Maybe a ghost vaxxed me already.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: BlodwynPig on March 23, 2021, 08:13:35 AM
Quote from: olliebean on March 22, 2021, 12:06:03 PM
(Incidentally, the letter from the NHS provided no option for booking other than via the internet, so I guess anyone without internet access is fucked.)


Tell the people at the GP tomorrow.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: buttgammon on March 23, 2021, 08:26:44 AM
My mum has an autoimmune disease and should've been fairly high priority, and the programme in the area seems to have reached the point where she should be getting it because of her age anyway. She got a letter about a month ago saying that she is going to have to get it in hospital rather than at her GP and that they would be in touch, but she still hasn't heard back. Presumably the separate process is all because they've decided she should be getting a specific vaccine, but does anyone know about what the procedure is here?
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: El Unicornio, mang on March 23, 2021, 10:48:38 AM
One of my friends in the US got her jab yesterday and the person administrating it was an anti-vaxxer who kept telling her, as the needle was in her arm, that she shouldn't be getting it as it would make her "organs shut down".
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: jobotic on March 23, 2021, 10:49:41 AM
Quote from: El Unicornio, mang on March 23, 2021, 10:48:38 AM
One of my friends in the US got her jab yesterday and the person administrating it was an anti-vaxxer who kept telling her, as the needle was in her arm, that she shouldn't be getting it as it would make her "organs shut down".

If they believe that what were they playing at, shutting people's organs down?
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: bgmnts on March 23, 2021, 10:54:12 AM
As soon as it became evident that the person administering my vaccination was an absolute thick psychopath, I'd immediately ask for a different person. Fuck knows what they could be doing.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: El Unicornio, mang on March 23, 2021, 11:23:29 AM
It's mental, and probably a by-product of a system that is based on making profit rather than actually believing in what they're doing.

The US government is "generously" paying for the initial Covid vaccines, but some who are administrating it are still of the "I don't believe in any of this science bullshit but the money's good" variety.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Ferris on March 23, 2021, 11:34:33 AM
Quote from: El Unicornio, mang on March 23, 2021, 11:23:29 AM
It's mental, and probably a by-product of a system that is based on making profit rather than actually believing in what they're doing.

The US government is "generously" paying for the initial Covid vaccines, but some who are administrating it are still of the "I don't believe in any of this science bullshit but the money's good" variety.

There's a difference between "I don't think this vaccine really does anything but I have rent to pay" and "I believe this action that I am taking, right now, will literally kill you, and you are one of hundreds (thousands?) I will be dispatching today".

Surely they don't actually believe it? Otherwise they are the willing foot soldiers in their own narrative.

The US is a deeply strange place.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: El Unicornio, mang on March 23, 2021, 11:39:10 AM
I don't know, it's utterly bizarre but then again conspiracy theory people aren't really known for rational thinking. She left a comment on the feedback thing about it but should maybe consider filing a formal complaint.

At the other end of the spectrum, my Uncle here in the UK got his jab a few weeks ago and was convinced that the "Chinaman" who jabbed him didn't actually inject him with the vaccine. And he's generally a pretty level-headed person. I think there's a lot of crazy paranoid thoughts going around right now.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Ferris on March 23, 2021, 11:50:34 AM
Blimey. Covid has broken everyone's brains.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Head Gardener on March 23, 2021, 01:06:21 PM
it's time to get vaccinated (https://youtu.be/lbX6Zn5qP6s)
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: gilbertharding on March 23, 2021, 01:42:16 PM
Anyone wondering about the admin side of all this - here's my timeline:

Last Tuesday - text from my GP telling me I am eligible. There was a link to a website for me to book an appointment on Sunday 21 March at a nearby GP surgery (not my own).

Last Friday - text from NHS telling me I am eligible, with a different link. No idea what options I might have had regarding appointments, obviously - I didn't click through.

Sunday 21 March - had my lovely dose of Astra Zeneca. No one mentioned the second dose, except to say I would be contacted before it was due.

Monday 22 March (yesterday) - felt like shit. Letter arrives from the NHS telling me I am eligible for the vaccine.

Today - feel great. Full to the brim with antibodies.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: JesusAndYourBush on March 23, 2021, 01:46:08 PM
Quote from: olliebean on March 21, 2021, 06:07:07 PM
In the interests of those of us who have jabs coming up soon, could we have more posts from people who had it and felt absolutely fine afterwards, please?

I had no symptoms, not even a sore arm.
(You can get a sore arm with any injection anyway.  I think possibly it's more to do with how good the doctor's injection technique is rather than what's being injected.)
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Kelvin on March 23, 2021, 01:48:35 PM
I also had no aftereffects whatsoever. Arm was slightly sore, and I woke up a few times the first night as a result. But nothing other than that.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: gilbertharding on March 23, 2021, 01:59:58 PM
Quote from: BlodwynPig on March 21, 2021, 05:19:25 PM
If you lot haven't got a serious illness, please note it against your jab posts - feeling very very left behind now

I'm 51 if that helps?
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: pigamus on March 23, 2021, 02:01:29 PM
When I booked through the website I booked a second dose on 20th of May. I'd be astonished if that actually happens, but you never know.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: gilbertharding on March 23, 2021, 02:02:18 PM
Quote from: olliebean on March 21, 2021, 06:07:07 PM
In the interests of those of us who have jabs coming up soon, could we have more posts from people who had it and felt absolutely fine afterwards, please?

I had a day where I 'felt shit' - a bit achey, slightly dizzy. Right as rain now. Paracetamol probably would have sorted me out. If I'd had to, I could probably have gone to work.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: ersatz99 on March 23, 2021, 02:14:30 PM
My wife has had the first jab with absolutely no side effects, not even an achy arm. She now thinks she's been given a placebo as part of some covert operation.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: mothman on March 23, 2021, 06:23:32 PM
Felt incredibly tired yesterday afternoon, so much so I left work early. Otherwise felt fine. Again got a wave of tiredness mid-afternoon today, but this time I powered through it because I had to attend a way-above-my-pay-grade meeting. Still feel fine. Injection point really hurts though.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Beep Cleep Chimney on March 23, 2021, 07:41:06 PM
i had my jab early yesterday afternoon (AstraZeneca).  Had a couple of pre-emptive paracetamol straight after when I got home, and drank a fair bit of water during the day.  Felt absolutely fine all day yesterday.  Thought my arm might feel a bit tender later on but nothing yesterday.  Also took a couple more paracetamol before I went to bed.

Woke up this morning and the slightly tender arm had kicked in, but apart from feeling a bit tired around lunchtime, i seem to have gotten away with no rotten side effects.

(https://i.imgur.com/XVpREpj.jpg)

Don't seem to have had the shivering and acheing that some people I know got after they had their AZ jabs.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: BlodwynPig on March 23, 2021, 07:45:15 PM
Quote from: gilbertharding on March 23, 2021, 01:59:58 PM
I'm 51 if that helps?

It's ok, I'm flabbergasted thought that even Kelvin has had it now. I really think God is doing me a favour as Friday night before my appointment the 6pm news will start reporting early vaccinated people are starting to die off or something.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: GoblinAhFuckScary on March 23, 2021, 10:34:17 PM
Quote from: jobotic on March 21, 2021, 09:35:35 PM
Doing my nut in (to this day).

them slaaags
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Kelvin on March 24, 2021, 11:47:55 AM
Quote from: BlodwynPig on March 23, 2021, 07:45:15 PM
It's ok, I'm flabbergasted thought that even Kelvin has had it now. I really think God is doing me a favour as Friday night before my appointment the 6pm news will start reporting early vaccinated people are starting to die off or something.

Can't remember if you saw my post earlier in the thread, but I have epilepsy, so am presumably on their list for that, even though, to all intents and purposes, I'm healthy. I can't think of any other reason I'd have been given it. None of my similarly aged friends in this area have been.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: popcorn on March 24, 2021, 12:29:22 PM
Apparently I'm on the "never allowed to have it" list as I am too young, healthy and virile.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: BlodwynPig on March 24, 2021, 06:09:00 PM
Quote from: Kelvin on March 24, 2021, 11:47:55 AM
Can't remember if you saw my post earlier in the thread, but I have epilepsy, so am presumably on their list for that, even though, to all intents and purposes, I'm healthy. I can't think of any other reason I'd have been given it. None of my similarly aged friends in this area have been.

I was guessing it wasn't because of your rampant phimosis or bald patch...
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: olliebean on March 24, 2021, 08:18:05 PM
Had the AstraZeneca this morning - turned up, stood in a socially distanced queue for about 5 minutes, answered a few questions, rolled up my sleeve to have a barely felt needle stuck in my arm, and that was it. Feeling a little feverish this evening - that became noticeable about 8 hours after the jab - but it's very mild and doesn't seem to be getting worse.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: mothman on March 24, 2021, 09:59:12 PM
Give it time!

... no, obviously I hope you DON'T have any adverse effects, they're not pleasant.

How the hell can I still have a sore spot on my arm four and a half days later?
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: jobotic on March 24, 2021, 10:49:17 PM
Quote from: mothman on March 24, 2021, 09:59:12 PM

How the hell can I still have a sore spot on my arm four and a half days later?

Weak arms

(https://elsewhere.scdn3.secure.raxcdn.com/images/v95000/articles/HenryRollinsNoi01.jpg)
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Voltan (Man of Steel) on March 25, 2021, 11:11:45 AM
Well I was jabbed on Saturday morning and the sore spot on my arm spread out and got more painful over the following few days. It was at its worst yesterday*, four days later, and the site itched like a bastard. It's easing now but it's still sore and a bit itchy. And I've got dead strong arms.

*and even then it was no big deal.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Attila on March 25, 2021, 11:34:38 AM
Wait -- I'm confused about something: I'm booked in for my first injection on 2 April (earliest date I could get), which I booked two weeks ago. Now the BBC is saying you have to get booked in before 29 March?

Does that mean you should make the booking before 29 March, or make sure you're booked in to get jabbed by 29 March?

What a clusterfuck.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: BlodwynPig on March 25, 2021, 11:57:54 AM
booked in, you should be ok - if not, I'll send you my dose as I'm ready to leave.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Attila on March 25, 2021, 01:47:46 PM
Quote from: BlodwynPig on March 25, 2021, 11:57:54 AM
booked in, you should be ok - if not, I'll send you my dose as I'm ready to leave.

Cheers, Mr Pig :D
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: olliebean on March 25, 2021, 01:47:52 PM
I'm a bit worried about people in the NHS apparently saying, with the possibility of supply problems, they're concerned about whether they're going to have enough vaccines to give everyone their second dose in time. I'm guessing part of the reason for not taking new bookings after March 29th is to do with holding back some of the vaccines originally destined for first doses to make sure second doses can be fulfilled.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: shiftwork2 on March 25, 2021, 03:10:29 PM
It's so boomers can become even safer so they can fly to their second homes in Spain and toast the long-diseased millennials with a 10am sharpener HERE'S TO THE WANKERS!!

Or, yeah, what you said.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: mothman on March 25, 2021, 06:47:16 PM
Quote from: jobotic on March 24, 2021, 10:49:17 PM
Weak arms

(https://elsewhere.scdn3.secure.raxcdn.com/images/v95000/articles/HenryRollinsNoi01.jpg)

You may actually be right - it in both arms. So, great, arthritis in both shoulders it is then. Marvellous.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Ferris on March 25, 2021, 11:16:20 PM
Quote from: popcorn on March 24, 2021, 12:29:22 PM
Apparently I'm on the "never allowed to have it" list as I am too young, healthy and virile.

Well you certainly aren't getting a dose, and I think we're all fairly pleased you bought the flimsy excuse as to why.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Billy on March 26, 2021, 01:09:42 AM
Quote from: Billy on February 15, 2021, 05:56:56 PM
My grandma (80), aunt (54), mum (53) and girlfriend (25) so far, the latter three all care workers in some form. Sadly being under 50 and healthy-ish means I'm probably near the bottom of the list but hopefully I won't feel left out for too long.

Lots of extreme anti-vaxxers in my friend and family groups, I'd really rather have it though so I can do things like travel again when that becomes less impossible. I love the idea of places like Prague being devoid of the usual tourist scrum for a while at least.

Majority of my family have had The JabTM now, with my pa (54) being skeptical for a while but finally getting his first one later today. I'm still miles down the list.

I realised the other day that I barely know anyone in their 40s, it's this odd gap between the majority of my friends (early 20s to mid 30s) and then my parents/relatives etc (53 and up) - meaning it's going to be a month or so of comparative quiet followed by an almighty shitstorm of social media selfies of thumbs up at the clinic and pictures of their certificate all at once. Can't wait to be invited to my first post-vaccine house party with a playlist featuring If You Wanna, Friday I'm In Love, The Rhythm of the Night etc.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: bakabaka on March 26, 2021, 06:29:22 AM
Getting my second dose today - boom boom.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Chedney Honks on March 26, 2021, 06:36:36 AM
I don't understand why or how everyone here is getting jabbed already before me and Blod who actually took this seriously. And now I hear I won't get it next month because of India or some shit. I'll probably get it and die before then because I am going to a barbecue on April 12th.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: BlodwynPig on March 26, 2021, 08:14:15 AM
Quote from: Chedney Honks on March 26, 2021, 06:36:36 AM
I don't understand why or how everyone here is getting jabbed already before me and Blod who actually took this seriously. And now I hear I won't get it next month because of India or some shit. I'll probably get it and die before then because I am going to a barbecue on April 12th.

Promised mine to Attila sorry, otherwise you would have been my No.1 donation.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: bakabaka on March 26, 2021, 08:48:54 AM
Quote from: Chedney Honks on March 26, 2021, 06:36:36 AM
I don't understand why or how everyone here is getting jabbed already before me and Blod who actually took this seriously. And now I hear I won't get it next month because of India or some shit. I'll probably get it and die before then because I am going to a barbecue on April 12th.
Being old, having respiratory problems, lung damage, irregular heartbeat, being prone to blood clots and being borderline diabetic all help. And if you can find a way to collect them all[nb]standing over that barbecue and breathing deeply before tucking in to a few pounds of fatty flesh may well help here[/nb] you get bumped up the list to just below carers, which is nice. But it does add yet another annoying layer of guilt to the internal debate about suicide so think carefully before accepting that appointment.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: badaids on March 26, 2021, 09:19:49 AM

I had mine yesterday afternoon. Didn't even feel the jab and felt fine all evening, but unusually tired so I went to bed before midnight (never do that usually).

Woke up this morning feeling like I must have been beaten in my sleep. Achy joint, pains, hot, dizzy all that. Also feverish visions, which I'm quite enjoying tbh - just laying in my bed tripping out and enjoying the ride, man.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: mothman on March 26, 2021, 09:45:59 AM
I did have a few nights of quite vivid dreams, which seems to be a common report.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Chedney Honks on March 26, 2021, 11:06:01 AM
Quote from: bakabaka on March 26, 2021, 08:48:54 AM
Being old, having respiratory problems, lung damage, irregular heartbeat, being prone to blood clots and being borderline diabetic all help. And if you can find a way to collect them all[nb]standing over that barbecue and breathing deeply before tucking in to a few pounds of fatty flesh may well help here[/nb] you get bumped up the list

Flukey sod
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: bakabaka on March 26, 2021, 11:31:58 AM
Quote from: Chedney Honks on March 26, 2021, 11:06:01 AM
Flukey sod
Fluke? It took a lifetime of sculpting my body to get to this peak of medical entitlement, I'll have you know!
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Chedney Honks on March 26, 2021, 11:45:18 AM
Sorry, mate. I actually should have known better.

It's like when people say RONALADO score gol gratis, and I'm like talent will only get you so far. There's no greater quality than commitment.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Uncle TechTip on March 26, 2021, 12:34:42 PM
I have all these conditions but because I think "be a real man and hope it goes away" I end up missing out.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: olliebean on March 26, 2021, 11:06:15 PM
Two days and 12 hours on from the injection now, and having had the very mild feverish/woozy feeling on and off throughout yesterday and then feeling fine for most of today, I thought I'd got off easily. But my arm didn't start hurting until this evening, and now it feels like it's been repeatedly punched right where the needle went in.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: shiftwork2 on March 27, 2021, 12:22:27 AM
Note the hole's location and make sure the second one goes in there too.  Winner.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: BlodwynPig on March 27, 2021, 07:10:22 AM
Quote from: mothman on March 26, 2021, 09:45:59 AM
I did have a few nights of quite vivid dreams, which seems to be a common report.

Another pre jab symptom! On bus to get it now, feel like shit and arm hurting!
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: bakabaka on March 27, 2021, 07:21:37 AM
My arm feels a little bit bruised. If I poke it.

But I'll be manly and ignore it - until it hurts a little bit more, at which point I will roundly whinge and complain to everyone in earshot. Manlily.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Chedney Honks on March 27, 2021, 07:33:25 AM
I was actually offered the jab for this afternoon if they've got any left over (apparently they always have) but I'm not sure, seems a bit dodgy. I don't want the backwash jabs.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: badaids on March 27, 2021, 07:57:11 AM

Well. That was a horrible 24 hours post jab. Some of the worst fever I've ever had - spent all day in bed. Fragile this morning. Hope the second one won't be as bad as that.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: pigamus on March 27, 2021, 08:20:20 AM
Quote from: shiftwork2 on March 27, 2021, 12:22:27 AM
Note the hole's location and make sure the second one goes in there too.  Winner.

Publication of The Peter Sutcliffe Diaries "clearly a mistake", says Penguin spokesman
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: BlodwynPig on March 27, 2021, 09:12:39 AM
Done
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: BlodwynPig on March 27, 2021, 09:13:43 AM
Quote from: badaids on March 27, 2021, 07:57:11 AM
Well. That was a horrible 24 hours post jab. Some of the worst fever I've ever had - spent all day in bed. Fragile this morning. Hope the second one won't be as bad as that.

Fucking hell. How long did it take until symptoms came on?
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: steveh on March 27, 2021, 09:57:54 AM
Had the jab on Thursday but apart from tiredness yesterday haven't had any side effects - wonder how much having had Covid already affects this.

Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: mothman on March 27, 2021, 11:04:40 AM
In the past 24 hours I've had a whole range of adverse reactions... from "if you have a bad reaction that means you probably have already had COVID" to "if you have a bad reaction, that means if you'd caught COVID you'd probably have died." God, people are stupid.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: badaids on March 27, 2021, 11:46:00 AM
Quote from: BlodwynPig on March 27, 2021, 09:13:43 AM
Fucking hell. How long did it take until symptoms came on?

I had the first AZ jab in the later afternoon of Thursday, felt fine but woke up on Friday feeling shite. Got worse all day, what I imagine doing cold turkey might be like. Spent all day in bed in the end feverish, burning and aching. Woke up today feeling fragile but better.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Dr Rock on March 27, 2021, 01:58:07 PM
Having it tomorrow. Was unconcerned until I read this thread.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: BlodwynPig on March 27, 2021, 02:00:35 PM
Quote from: badaids on March 27, 2021, 11:46:00 AM
I had the first AZ jab in the later afternoon of Thursday, felt fine but woke up on Friday feeling shite. Got worse all day, what I imagine doing cold turkey might be like. Spent all day in bed in the end feverish, burning and aching. Woke up today feeling fragile but better.

It's been 5.5 hours and I'm lethargic and a burning right leg (but that might be my DVT from working at home too much). It's a comforting feeling of illness so far. I expect by bed time, the hell will arrive.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: vanilla.coffee on March 27, 2021, 03:47:01 PM
Quote from: BlodwynPig on March 27, 2021, 02:00:35 PM
It's been 5.5 hours and I'm lethargic and a burning right leg (but that might be my DVT from working at home too much). It's a comforting feeling of illness so far. I expect by bed time, the hell will arrive.

You've read and postulated your own side effects. You should have put your hands on your ears and la la la la la la for the last fortnight. You've no one but yourself to blame for this.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: jobotic on March 27, 2021, 03:55:32 PM
Am I the only one on here who hasn't had it??
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Chedney Honks on March 27, 2021, 04:09:02 PM
Me but I could have today. Cbf
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: BlodwynPig on March 27, 2021, 04:13:19 PM
Quote from: vanilla.coffee on March 27, 2021, 03:47:01 PM
You've read and postulated your own side effects. You should have put your hands on your ears and la la la la la la for the last fortnight. You've no one but yourself to blame for this.

I blame you and only you.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: boki on March 27, 2021, 05:17:36 PM
Man's been stabbed up. Hope I hear the XP shutdown Jingle every time I go to sleep.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: bakabaka on March 27, 2021, 05:50:38 PM
I'm curious whether the reactions are different for the different vaccines.
I had the Pfizer and both times just felt a bit under the weather for 36 hours.

Are the people who are getting bad reactions on the AZ or Pfizer? or are they both much of a muchness?
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: pigamus on March 27, 2021, 05:52:35 PM
Mostly AZ I think
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: olliebean on March 27, 2021, 09:30:25 PM
One difference I've heard of is that the Pfizer reaction tends to be worse with the second dose than the first, while the AZ is the other way round.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: BlodwynPig on March 27, 2021, 09:34:04 PM
Quote from: boki on March 27, 2021, 05:17:36 PM
Man's been stabbed up. Hope I hear the XP shutdown Jingle every time I go to sleep.

Sleep well, sweet prince (I'm in the same boat, no massive reaction just fatigue and heavy limbs - but I reckon I had DVT before the jab and the ankle is ice cold, so I'm more worried about that).
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Beep Cleep Chimney on March 27, 2021, 10:28:44 PM
Quote from: bakabaka on March 27, 2021, 05:50:38 PM
I'm curious whether the reactions are different for the different vaccines.
I had the Pfizer and both times just felt a bit under the weather for 36 hours.

Are the people who are getting bad reactions on the AZ or Pfizer? or are they both much of a muchness?

I had the AstraZeneca jab on Monday afternoon and seem to have got away with feeling alright afterwards.  Thought maybe there might have been a delayed reaction as I felt fine on the day of the jab and the following day (just a bit more tired than usual), but the only thing I've had all week is a slightly tender arm where the injection went in, but that's pretty much worn off now.

Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Twit 2 on March 28, 2021, 08:02:11 AM
Had the ASTRA yesterday. Barely even have a sore arm, and certainly no symptoms of anything. SIC ITUR AD ASTRA, CUNTOS
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Bob-Kate on March 28, 2021, 09:59:40 AM
Had AZ yesterday. No alarming symptoms. I've had a bit of a temperature and woke up too early feeling a bit off, have that fuzzy 'coming down with a bug' fogginess and difficulty concentrating. That's all so far.

Really impressed with the vaccine centre - makes me want to get more jabs!
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Chedney Honks on March 28, 2021, 10:10:33 AM
Hot damn, this old town must house the most ill-health band of comorbid cranks, y'ever did see. Congratulations and be well, to the lot of you!
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: gib on March 28, 2021, 11:20:50 AM
jabbed yesterday morning, feel like pure shit, cheers
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: BlodwynPig on March 28, 2021, 11:28:53 AM
I feel like a Leprechaun in high spring. A cotton wool tiredness and heavy limbs - quite enjoyable and dreams of Tony Benn and keys to the minotaur's lair. Hope I'm not eating my words later on.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Dr Rock on March 28, 2021, 11:34:10 AM
I'm off to get mine now. Bye bye.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Chedney Honks on March 28, 2021, 11:45:45 AM
RIP mate all the best
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Head Gardener on March 28, 2021, 05:10:00 PM
wife won't let me have it, says its got aluminium in it, reckons we've both had it a while back anyway
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Dr Rock on March 28, 2021, 05:44:24 PM
It's been five hours and I feel perky as ever. When will I feel like I'm dying?
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: BlodwynPig on March 28, 2021, 05:55:28 PM
Quote from: Dr Rock on March 28, 2021, 05:44:24 PM
It's been five hours and I feel perky as ever. When will I feel like I'm dying?

the wee hours
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Janie Jones on March 28, 2021, 08:46:55 PM
My daughter, mid 30s, got her jab today because her volunteer work for Age UK made her eligible. She took along to the clinic some free meal vouchers from the small restaurant group where she works, to give to the NHS staff and volunteers. They said they weren't allowed to formally accept them but if she happened to leave them on her way out they'd make sure they weren't wasted...
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: gib on March 28, 2021, 08:49:52 PM
Quote from: Dr Rock on March 28, 2021, 05:44:24 PM
It's been five hours and I feel perky as ever. When will I feel like I'm dying?

first 12 hours are fine, then you start to feel cold. Suggest you build a warm nest before the aches kick in. Then just sleep.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: mothman on March 28, 2021, 09:56:34 PM
Then the facehugger falls off, and you feel very hungry.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Wanking Monk of Kefalonia on March 29, 2021, 04:59:51 AM
You should be fighting tooth and nail against useless and dehumanizing face coverings, and utterly pointless, potentially dangerous newfangled vaccines mandated by a vile Tory government yet you're all queuing up to be Matt Hancock's bumslave. It's bizarre. Check this comment in ten year's time and you'll realize I was correct.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: phes on March 29, 2021, 05:12:27 AM
You are not that memorable
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: BlodwynPig on March 29, 2021, 08:13:46 AM
Quote from: Wanking Monk of Kefalonia on March 29, 2021, 04:59:51 AM
You should be fighting tooth and nail against useless and dehumanizing face coverings, and utterly pointless, potentially dangerous newfangled vaccines mandated by a vile Tory government yet you're all queuing up to be Matt Hancock's bumslave. It's bizarre. Check this comment in ten year's time and you'll realize I was correct.

Clothes
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: jobotic on March 29, 2021, 08:15:46 AM
"Newfangled"

I see, it's a parody account. Okay then.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Dr Rock on March 29, 2021, 08:40:44 AM
                                                                   
UPDATE



You can all relax, I slept like a baby and feel 100% fine today.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: gib on March 29, 2021, 09:28:15 AM
Quote from: Dr Rock on March 29, 2021, 08:40:44 AM
                                                                   
UPDATE



You can all relax, I slept like a baby and feel 100% fine today.

Sounds like they ran out of vaccine and just gave you the placebo.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: phes on March 29, 2021, 09:29:30 AM
Quote from: Dr Rock on March 29, 2021, 08:40:44 AM
                                                                   
UPDATE



You can all relax, I slept like a baby and feel 100% fine today.

Not so fast. I was fine until the next afternoon. Didn't have nearly as strong a reaction as the younger folks who were sicker and faster, but had a stinky few hours
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Chedney Honks on March 29, 2021, 10:55:20 AM
GP called me first thing to offer nanomachines at 9:30am but I'm in meetings all day or on the road. Scolded me a bit and said really not sure when I'll get another chance.

So it's tomorrow afternoon.

Hopefully I'll be absolutely fucked on Weds because I've got to drive to York. Can't be fagged and this will be a great excuse.

Feels great to be in the comorbid gang, not sure under what criteria I've been offered it but I guess they know something I don't. Maybe they reading this thread. Hi, Dr. Beattie!
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: BlodwynPig on March 29, 2021, 11:08:57 AM
RIP mate best of luck
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Dr Rock on March 29, 2021, 02:22:28 PM
Still feeling tickety-boo.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Dex Sawash on March 29, 2021, 02:48:50 PM
Quote from: Janie Jones on March 28, 2021, 08:46:55 PM
My daughter, mid 30s,

Saw the avatar and thought it was Noodle Lizard
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Dr Rock on March 29, 2021, 06:53:51 PM
No side effects for me then. It's probably because I don't eat fucking Caramacs.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: BlodwynPig on March 29, 2021, 07:01:31 PM
Quote from: Dr Rock on March 29, 2021, 06:53:51 PM
No side effects for me then. It's probably because I don't eat fucking Caramacs.

I'm not healthy and same, so get those caramacs down yer
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Chedney Honks on March 31, 2021, 09:50:25 AM
Can't believe it, I got Lil Clotta. Actually very emotional. Feels like when I climbed Kilimanjaro and saw the sun blazing over the peak. I was almost crying looking at the operation they had going on.

This is the best country in the world. Rosbif every day from now on.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: phes on March 31, 2021, 10:34:41 AM
Had my booster yesterday. GP had tents up outside for the winding queues. Instead of putting some duct tape crosses on the floor they opted for hiring two stormtroopers for the sisyphean task of managing a winding, socially-distanced queue with no demarcation. I went in with my colleague, she left after hers as I opted for having mine in my thigh. They took her leaving as a sign to send in the next victim. I was stood with my trousers down when he wandered in. It was like Children of Men meets This Country.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: jobotic on March 31, 2021, 11:14:25 AM
What do us in our late forties get it, you lucky old biddies?
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Dex Sawash on March 31, 2021, 02:50:27 PM

The one thing we didn't want to happen

https://m.jpost.com/health-science/johnson-and-johnson-covid-19-vaccine-causes-mans-skin-to-peel-off-663667
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Chedney Honks on March 31, 2021, 07:12:38 PM
Feeling absolutely fucking shit.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: BlodwynPig on March 31, 2021, 08:43:07 PM
Quote from: Chedney Honks on March 31, 2021, 07:12:38 PM
Feeling absolutely fucking shit.

Don't lie.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Chedney Honks on March 31, 2021, 08:45:00 PM
That's what my wife said, she said it's psychosomatic. You both know me too well. I can't put my finger on it but defo feel not right.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Dr Rock on March 31, 2021, 08:45:48 PM
Have you been eating Caramacs?
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Chedney Honks on March 31, 2021, 08:50:45 PM
I actually bought a Caramac easter egg tonight torment my wife who hates the stuff. I got her a lindt as well which I will reveal three days later like Jesus's rebirth. Prank! Here's your eggs
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: mothman on March 31, 2021, 09:21:28 PM
I've been away. And feel like done he might need to explain the Caramac gag to me.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: BlodwynPig on March 31, 2021, 09:48:08 PM
He ate a Caramac and died.

RIP take care mate
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: mothman on March 31, 2021, 10:32:01 PM
I don't think I've ever had a Caramac. Not actually sure what it is. A knock-off Cadbury Caramel, I think I assumed. Should I break my Caramac cherry - my, if you will, Cherrymac?
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Dr Rock on March 31, 2021, 10:45:56 PM
It's nothing like any other form of caramel. It is vile and disgusting. And it makes you have adverse reactions to the Covid vaccine.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: mothman on April 01, 2021, 01:22:23 AM
I see from Wikipedia (yes, I know) that it is analogous in composition to the coating of the McVities Gold bar, which is truly horrendous. Forewarned, I shall avoid!
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Chedney Honks on April 01, 2021, 01:48:46 AM
I actually do feel shit now. Woke up burning, arm is really sore but mostly spaced out to fuck, I honestly feel like total shit.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: canadagoose on April 01, 2021, 03:58:53 AM
Bugger Caramac, Caramilk is what it's all about. Or Galaxy blonde chocolate.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: bakabaka on April 01, 2021, 06:39:57 AM
Caramook
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: BlodwynPig on April 01, 2021, 08:28:24 AM
Quote from: Chedney Honks on April 01, 2021, 01:48:46 AM
I actually do feel shit now. Woke up burning, arm is really sore but mostly spaced out to fuck, I honestly feel like total shit.

RIP mate, take care
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: jobotic on April 01, 2021, 11:14:04 AM
I love Caramacs. I mean I can tell when I eat them that they're bad but I love them so. Like I used to be about smoking cigarettes.

Maybe I'll eat a load while I wait for my fucking jab.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: scarecrow on April 01, 2021, 03:29:24 PM
I know it's churlish to complain, but has anyone else found their vaccination centre to be very poorly ventilated?
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Mister Six on April 01, 2021, 07:01:47 PM
Booked in for a cheeky Pfizer on the 16th. Well excited. So far my friends and colleagues have all reported minimal side effects - nothing beyond a stiff arm - so I'll probably end up looking like the Elephant Man.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Chedney Honks on April 01, 2021, 07:13:39 PM
Wish I'd had Pfizer, I can't tell you. This is is the so shit and probably about 50% effective. I might try to book in for the Moderna or J&J. Might even get the experimental Chinese military vax and anal swab.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Rev+ on April 03, 2021, 12:18:22 AM
Got jabbed right up with the A to the Z this afternoon, in a disturbingly unclean back office of a pharmacy.  Surely someone is supposed to dust the place?  And having an open box of doughnuts right there is fine, but probably not the sort of look you want if you're going for 'clinical'.

All went fine, you can't feel a thing, but got run over when crossing the road after and am now a ghost.  Woooooooooo!
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Chedney Honks on April 03, 2021, 09:25:37 AM
It's all fun and games now, you're on top of the world, lump in your throat with the sense of occasion. It's finally over.

Wait til tomorrow. And the next day. And the next day.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: poo on April 03, 2021, 10:40:47 AM
Booked in. Pfizer. No clot juice for me.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Shoulders?-Stomach! on April 03, 2021, 10:52:58 AM
Those who have had the AstraZeneca one are 'rock hard' 'total legends' 'ace' and 'kings on earth' while those who have the Pfizer frozen dogshit jab are 'The Biggest Losers', 'Comic figures', 'lower than carers'
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: BlodwynPig on April 03, 2021, 11:37:37 AM
Quote from: Shoulders?-Stomach! on April 03, 2021, 10:52:58 AM
Those who have had the AstraZeneca one are 'rock hard' 'total legends' 'ace' and 'kings on earth' while those who have the Pfizer frozen dogshit jab are 'The Biggest Losers', 'Comic figures', 'lower than carers'

Your age band are due to get Sputnik V...let's see how hard you really are.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: daf on April 04, 2021, 04:31:37 PM
Jabbing tonight - fatal bloodclot here I come!
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: seepage on April 04, 2021, 04:48:53 PM
Sputnik V, you really were the greatest vax...
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Blinder Data on April 07, 2021, 01:00:50 PM
so wtaf is going on with the AZ jab? were the pesky Europeans right after all?

can't make an omelette without breaking a few eggs, I guess - tough luck, ladies!
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Cuellar on April 07, 2021, 01:14:47 PM
Not letting that slop anywhere near me. It's Pfizer, Moderna, or bust.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: MrMrs on April 07, 2021, 04:53:06 PM
aye, is Az gonna kill us?
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Beep Cleep Chimney on April 07, 2021, 06:20:52 PM
Trifling matter of rare blood clots aside, what's the latest data on how good/not so good the Astra Zeneca jab is against the 'vid compared to the others?
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Dr Rock on April 07, 2021, 06:32:23 PM
I wouldn't mind a few blood clots. Their perfectly harmless.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: NoSleep on April 07, 2021, 07:05:52 PM
Quote from: Beep Cleep Chimney on April 07, 2021, 06:20:52 PM
Trifling matter of rare blood clots aside, what's the latest data on how good/not so good the Astra Zeneca jab is against the 'vid compared to the others?

The % prevention is slightly down from original anticipation, but reduction of need for hospitalisation is still almost 100%.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: jobotic on April 07, 2021, 10:06:18 PM
Thought us poor cunts in our late forties were going to get some Moderna in us later this month but it looks like that'll be kept aside for the snowflake generation who can't handle a bit of AZ. Blaadclaat time.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Dog Botherer on April 15, 2021, 04:34:12 PM
gettin the pfizer here in a few minutes. they said they'll have to do mine as a suppository but can't complain eh.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: BlodwynPig on April 15, 2021, 06:54:38 PM
Quote from: Dog Botherer on April 15, 2021, 04:34:12 PM
gettin the pfizer here in a few minutes. they said they'll have to do mine as a suppository but can't complain eh.

Can you ask the inserter to collect some 'scrapings' for our sequencing, cheers.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: mothman on April 15, 2021, 07:21:14 PM
Oh wow, the suppository version lets you act as a wireless 5G base-station, that's very civic-minded if you!
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: jobotic on April 15, 2021, 10:06:52 PM
They wouldn't inject it right up my urethra as requested but it's done.

Oh what's this? A deadly Indian variant!
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: hamfist on April 15, 2021, 10:34:55 PM
Just got my appointments - may 7th they're gunna shoot that good shit into my vein

I want some Sputnik but guess we don't get that in the uk
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Head Gardener on April 16, 2021, 09:24:41 AM
nsfw (probably)

https://media.giphy.com/media/IBmswlUG6mR4y7hnsf/giphy.gif
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Huxleys Babkins on April 16, 2021, 05:57:12 PM
Got the call from my GP for leftover jabs, ran straight over and got vaxxed right up with a lovely drop of Pfizer. Looking forward to gaining my superpower over the next couple of days. Hope it's flight.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: notjosh on April 18, 2021, 09:16:03 AM
Celebrated the nice weather with a lovely cool vial of Pfizer yesterday. Heard there were spares at a GP not far from me and just walked in and got it. From what the volunteers manning the queues were saying it's pretty common that they have spares and I think they might even end up chucking some away. Definitely worth a stroll down to your local vaccine centre towards the end of the day to ask about it.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: non capisco on April 18, 2021, 09:26:15 AM
Do you also get the second dose booked if you get lucky on an off chance walk in?
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: jobotic on April 18, 2021, 09:29:50 AM
I played by the rules and got stuck with crappy old AZ. There's a lesson there.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: notjosh on April 18, 2021, 11:09:17 AM
Quote from: non capisco on April 18, 2021, 09:26:15 AM
Do you also get the second dose booked if you get lucky on an off chance walk in?

Yeah, someone was logging it in whatever system they have and said I should get a call, but I should call them if I haven't heard after 10 weeks.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: H-O-W-L on April 18, 2021, 06:16:53 PM
Got my Pfizer and I feel fine and there's no side effeALL HAIL THE NEW FLESH ALL HAIL THE NEW GOD YIELD TO STEEL WORSHIP THE MAJESTY OF GODKIND SHODAN
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Al Tha Funkee Homosapien on April 18, 2021, 07:37:59 PM
Fully jabbed up with some OG Pfizer stuff. Feel alright.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Gulftastic on April 19, 2021, 01:32:59 PM
2nd astrazeneca jab done and dusted. I'm immune. Effectively, a super power.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: H-O-W-L on April 19, 2021, 09:07:00 PM
arm hurts like a bastard and i've had funky mental symptoms all day but otherwise OK i think
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: timebug on April 20, 2021, 09:45:19 AM
Just had my second jab. First one gave me every side effect listed on the sheet they issue, but friends who have had number two ahead of me, generally say no effect at all. I hope so. The first lot was only for twelve hours or so, but it was a bugger and I hope for no repeat this time!
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: NoSleep on April 20, 2021, 10:12:54 AM
Booked for my 2nd AZ shot, beginning of May.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: gilbertharding on April 20, 2021, 02:34:51 PM
I wear a garmin watch, and I was scrolling back through the 'stress monitor' function. It usually says something like 'you' ve had enough restful moments through today to balance out the stress reactions'. Some days it says 'you have had very few restful moments today. Try to relax'. A few weeks back I saw it said 'you had almost no restful moments this day,' and warned that I may become exhausted if I carried on like that. I tried to remember what had happened that day. My wife reminded me that it was the day after my jab.

Out of curiosity I scrolled back to the day I crashed my bike and spent the afternoon in casualty - and apparently that was less 'stressful' than that.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: The Culture Bunker on April 20, 2021, 03:08:49 PM
Had my second (Pfizer) shot today - certainly give me a lot more of a sore arm than last time, but no other effects. My boss had the same, though, and felt like rubbish for two days, though she is a bit older than me and has had serious health issues in the not-too distant past.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Harry Badger on April 20, 2021, 09:15:57 PM
Got my first jab tomorrow evening (I'm 41). Had THREE friends tell me that they aren't getting it because of reasons. Really not what I wanted to fucking hear. Still getting it though.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Billy on April 20, 2021, 09:18:44 PM
So being a 32 year old with no health issues that give any priority treatment, I strolled up to a vaccine centre on a whim tonight around 6 (one I didn't even know existed) and asked if any spares were available, fully expecting to be told to fuck off and wait your turn you millennial shit. So when they replied "Yeah mate we have loads, come in" it genuinely threw me a bit, and I sat for 10 mins in the Under 45s Waiting Area where I talked to a friendly 31-year-old foreign couple, who were just walking down King St and were approached by staff asking if they fancied a vax tonight. First dose done!

AstraZeneca only there so as long as you're born in the 80s, the 80s (or pre-April '91 which is basically the same) you're all good, and 3 hours later I'm feelin' fine as Ultrabeat sang in my youth, but fully expecting/preparing to feel like shit tomorrow so had some paracetamol just in case and I have a day off of nothing planned anyway. Lovely telling the news to my long-ago vaxxed girlfriend and family.

Now OPEN THE PUBS etc.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: mothman on April 20, 2021, 11:08:43 PM
Nicely done Billy! More people should be doing it - possibly? They seem to be coy on numbers of unused (=wasted) vaccines or walk-ins; obviously they don't want to be inundated and have people going out of their way or congregating in large numbers... pondering the morality of using this method to get my second jab (it's been four weeks after all) - if you know for certain a jab is going to be wasted, and there was nobody else there, it'd be OK I guess..?
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: popcorn on April 20, 2021, 11:10:12 PM
Fucking hell, you can just walk into vaccine joints and ask? Is that likely to work anywhere?
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Ferris on April 20, 2021, 11:12:45 PM
Quote from: popcorn on April 20, 2021, 11:10:12 PM
Fucking hell, you can just walk into vaccine joints and ask? Is that likely to work anywhere?

It's been suggested as government policy here because dipshit boomers don't want astra zeneca. Call up the pharmacy and get a chekky vaccine at the end of the day.

Course, I've not bothered because end of the day I'm doing childcare and full of cocaine but I'm assuming a lot of people are doing it on the hush hush.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: popcorn on April 20, 2021, 11:14:13 PM
Quote from: Billy on April 20, 2021, 09:18:44 PM
just walking down King St

dare I ask which King St this was?
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: FredNurke on April 20, 2021, 11:47:43 PM
My money's on Edward the Confessor.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Billy on April 21, 2021, 12:56:49 AM
Quote from: popcorn on April 20, 2021, 11:14:13 PM
dare I ask which King St this was?

Hammersmith, Laandan Taan.

(still not dying)
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: NoSleep on April 21, 2021, 01:56:09 PM
Quote from: popcorn on April 20, 2021, 11:10:12 PM
Fucking hell, you can just walk into vaccine joints and ask? Is that likely to work anywhere?

The vaccination centre nearby me states "appointment only" outside. Maybe you have to go round the back alley to ask.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Ferris on April 21, 2021, 02:10:12 PM
Quote from: NoSleep on April 21, 2021, 01:56:09 PM
The vaccination centre nearby me states "appointment only" outside. Maybe you have to go round the back alley to ask.

Stand outside the vax centre window with a boombox held above your head and profess your love for skipping the queue. Worked for me.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Mr Banlon on April 21, 2021, 02:49:11 PM
Missus had her second AZ jab a couple of days ago. No side effects this time.
She was at the hospital for a non-Covid related reason yesterday. The doctor asked if she'd had the vaccines and whether she had side-effects from the first one. She said yes. He said the side-effects were because she had already been exposed to Covid.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Jack Shaftoe on April 21, 2021, 03:32:39 PM
Had my first AZ jab last week, second booked in for end of May. Mildly sore arm for a couple of days, felt a bit tired and woozy the following morning, but had a couple of paracetamol and completely forgot about it.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: popcorn on April 21, 2021, 05:33:56 PM
Just tried my luck at my nearest place. They said they sometimes give them to people at the end of the day if they've got some left over. I said "Ah right, well, I only live around the corner so perhaps I'll pop back". At this they all laughed, I don't know why, I must have appeared opportunistic.

So I was almost literally laughed out of the vaccination centre.

Thanks a lot Billy. Now I'll never be vaccinated and die.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: BlodwynPig on April 21, 2021, 07:06:44 PM
Quote from: Mr Banlon on April 21, 2021, 02:49:11 PM
Missus had her second AZ jab a couple of days ago. No side effects this time.
She was at the hospital for a non-Covid related reason yesterday. The doctor asked if she'd had the vaccines and whether she had side-effects from the first one. She said yes. He said the side-effects were because she had already been exposed to Covid.

heard that as well. I guess I never had the Covid then :)
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: mothman on April 21, 2021, 07:23:26 PM
Quote from: Mr Banlon on April 21, 2021, 02:49:11 PM
Missus had her second AZ jab a couple of days ago. No side effects this time.
She was at the hospital for a non-Covid related reason yesterday. The doctor asked if she'd had the vaccines and whether she had side-effects from the first one. She said yes. He said the side-effects were because she had already been exposed to Covid.
It seems to be a common claim, but I'd prefer to hear it from a more-direct, credible source - disrespect to Mrs. Banlon! - before I start thinking I have had COVID...
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Pranet on April 21, 2021, 07:26:48 PM
Got my second Pfizer jab today. Recognised some of the people in the waiting room from last time, which makes sense I suppose as we seem to book both appointments at the same time here. The nurse said to me they have found that people who have few or no symptoms on first jab tend to have it worse second time around, but so far I'm fine.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: wooders1978 on April 21, 2021, 09:19:19 PM
Got my jab numero uno on Friday
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Jockice on April 22, 2021, 07:59:41 AM
Part two on Friday. I claim diplomatic immunity.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: BlodwynPig on April 22, 2021, 08:04:40 AM
Getting my 5th jab today
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: timebug on April 22, 2021, 08:51:30 AM
Had second dose on Tuesday. First lot gave me every side effect they said could happen;second one,nothing! Which was nice!
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Harry Badger on April 22, 2021, 09:20:57 AM
Had the AZ 1st jab yesterday evening at the MVC in Cardiff Bay. My friend had gone the day before and there were massive queues but I was in and out in about twenty minutes. Felt a bit of pain when the dose went in which the nurse said was unusual (like 1 in 6), then she chatted to me about how football and cricket have been ruined by big money. Felt a bit tired last night, then woke up this morning feeling a bit ropey but nothing to prevent me from coming downstairs to do my public sector non-job.

One interesting thing I have noticed is that the supermarket shelves round here are completely out of aspirin. Not sure if this is a result of blood-clot scaremongering or just a shortage due to supply-chain fuckdown.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Ignatius_S on April 22, 2021, 09:54:27 AM
Quote from: mothman on April 21, 2021, 07:23:26 PM
It seems to be a common claim, but I'd prefer to hear it from a more-direct, credible source - disrespect to Mrs. Banlon! - before I start thinking I have had COVID...

There's some data that indicates that people who have had COVID can have a more pronounced reaction to vaccination, but the operative word is 'can'. One of my mates is a hospital consultant and was chatting to them about side-effects of jabs and they said there are so many factors at play here.

Quite a few friends work in healthcare and have had the Pfizer jab - most reported no reaction to the first jab, but one to the second; this included people who have tested positive COVID in the past. My understanding is that with the Pfizer jab, that's what usually happens, whereas with the AZ one, people tend to have a reaction to the first, but not so much with the second.

I've had the Moderna vaccine and have read like the Pfizer, you're more likely to have a reaction to the the second, not the first but had definite side-effects so I'm a delicate little flower.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Billy on April 22, 2021, 12:12:37 PM
Quote from: popcorn on April 21, 2021, 05:33:56 PM
Just tried my luck at my nearest place. They said they sometimes give them to people at the end of the day if they've got some left over. I said "Ah right, well, I only live around the corner so perhaps I'll pop back". At this they all laughed, I don't know why, I must have appeared opportunistic.

So I was almost literally laughed out of the vaccination centre.

Thanks a lot Billy. Now I'll never be vaccinated and die.

Whoops, sounds like exactly what I thought would happen to me (and would have put me off ever trying again tbh). Could have been a very lucky fluke on my part that I rocked up just at the time they were giving out the spares, which I guess varies by centre. Woman who jabbed me said I was the only First Dose she'd given out all day as they're mostly sticking to seconds right now.

Really nicely I was able to book my second dose online today, as now my first dose is on the system it gives me timings for 11 weeks on (so early July) which are pretty much all available right now so I could pick when I wanted. Chose the Science Museum as it's near me and a rather fun place to get double-vaxxed.

Oh, and no mad side effects for me, unless "feeling a bit tired" counts approx 24 hours after the jab but I'd had a long day anyway so nothing out of the norm. Fairly comparable to a bit of a hangover and all gone by this morning.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Uncle TechTip on April 22, 2021, 12:20:45 PM
Same for me, AZ-1 yesterday and i feel like i have a mild hangover, though that might have been the several glasses of scotch i had last night. Literally no other symptoms. B cell count high thanks to massive weed abuse.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: SteveDave on April 22, 2021, 01:00:01 PM
I (43) got done on the 3rd of April after a friend sent me a link (that I shared here I think?) to get some of the excess that the Science Museum had (somehow). The friend (45) went and got hers on the 1st, I got mine on the 3rd but my brother-in-law (44) and wife (40) (two separate people) were turned away saying there'd been a mistake and the link was never meant to be shared and that "You're young and healthy". When I got into the museum, the woman on the front desk said that they'd do me as a "gesture of goodwill" which was nice. I did have a concussion that day so there's a chance my eyes were bouncing all over the place and they took pity on me.

I've got my second one on the 18th of June. Can't wait to get back to not washing my hands and licking everything. 
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: MrMrs on April 22, 2021, 01:32:26 PM
does the vac reduce transmission then? or just reduce the effect of the vid if you catch it?
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: stonkers on April 22, 2021, 01:39:45 PM
Quote from: MrMrs on April 22, 2021, 01:32:26 PM
does the vac reduce transmission then? or just reduce the effect of the vid if you catch it?

General consensus[nb]Based entirely on following a bunch of immunologists, virologists and epidemiologists on Twitter, rather than any of my own knowledge[/nb] seems to be the vaccines all very likely reduce transmission.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: NoSleep on April 22, 2021, 02:43:18 PM
Quote from: MrMrs on April 22, 2021, 01:32:26 PM
does the vac reduce transmission then? or just reduce the effect of the vid if you catch it?

They were developed principally to reduce transmission by making you immune.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: mothman on April 22, 2021, 09:27:22 PM
Quote from: Ignatius_S on April 22, 2021, 09:54:27 AM
There's some data that indicates that people who have had COVID can have a more pronounced reaction to vaccination, but the operative word is 'can'. One of my mates is a hospital consultant and was chatting to them about side-effects of jabs and they said there are so many factors at play here.

Quite a few friends work in healthcare and have had the Pfizer jab - most reported no reaction to the first jab, but one to the second; this included people who have tested positive COVID in the past. My understanding is that with the Pfizer jab, that's what usually happens, whereas with the AZ one, people tend to have a reaction to the first, but not so much with the second.

I've had the Moderna vaccine and have read like the Pfizer, you're more likely to have a reaction to the the second, not the first but had definite side-effects so I'm a delicate little flower.

Thanks Iggy! Also, I seem to have lost a "no" in my original post - as in, "NO disrespect to Mrs. Banlon."
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: falafel on April 22, 2021, 09:41:44 PM
Had mine yesterday (AZ). Fine until bedtime, woke up at 2AM with shivers, chattering teeth, fever, aches and involuntary spasms in my diaphragm which kept making me randomly exhale unless I concentrated really hard on breathing. Basically like a sudden flu. Went on until 5 when I drifted back to sleep out of exhaustion. Got out of bed at 10, tried to do a bit of work, have basically felt severely hung over all day. But it's nearly passed. It was the worst I've felt for about 10 years. No regrets mind, the alternative is much worse.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Pinball on April 22, 2021, 10:00:41 PM
I had a jab today. Not a vaccine- I just like inserting needles into myself.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: non capisco on April 27, 2021, 01:44:15 PM
Booked my first one for Friday morning , immediately realising once the booking completed that I've mugged myself off choosing a Friday and practically guaranteed a bank holiday weekend of side effects. All good, don't care, gerrit in me!
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: buzby on April 28, 2021, 10:14:24 AM
Had my first one on Sunday - Moderna (the St Helens Stadium centre used to be AZ but it seems they have switched over now). No noticiable side effects, other than a massive pain a couple of hours  afterwards where it was injected in my upper arm which has only really started receding now, and feeling slighly more knackered than usual the following evening. I'm guessing the arm pain was an immune system reaction.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: shiftwork2 on April 28, 2021, 10:17:45 AM
So all the old farts and medically-crocked of CaB have now been done.

Now we move on to the young bucks!
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Captain Z on April 28, 2021, 11:58:30 AM
Just had mine this morning, 28 (plus 7) I was.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Cuellar on April 28, 2021, 12:07:41 PM
Just give it to me! Why aren't they giving it to me??
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: jobotic on April 28, 2021, 12:10:46 PM
So I just missed out on the Moderna?

Fuck my life.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: BlodwynPig on April 28, 2021, 12:46:38 PM
Quote from: shiftwork2 on April 28, 2021, 10:17:45 AM
So all the old farts and medically-crocked of CaB have now been done.

Now we move on to the young bucks!

Just Thomas then
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: icehaven on April 28, 2021, 02:24:28 PM
I'm 42, got a text yesterday saying my age goup had reached the top of the queue and there was a link to book. I presumed it was fake at first as I've had a run of scam phishing texts pretending to be from banks recently but it seems to be genuine, so I've got the first booked for the 13th May, the second for end of July.

I do wonder how many people around my age and younger who are getting our first jabs in the next month or two will end up forgetting/not bothering with the second because it's so far away and if everything goes according to plan and we're back to relative normality by then it'll be too easy to just think 'sod it'. When I was booking mine I was half thinking I hope it's easy to rearrange in case something comes up in the next 3 months.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: shiftwork2 on April 28, 2021, 02:58:39 PM
Quote from: BlodwynPig on April 28, 2021, 12:46:38 PM
Just Thomas then

Time passes and now sadly even Thomas is 79 years old.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: George White on April 28, 2021, 03:11:29 PM
Got first pfizer shot yesterday. Arm still sore.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: wooders1978 on April 28, 2021, 03:26:30 PM
Quote from: Uncle TechTip on April 22, 2021, 12:20:45 PM
Same for me, AZ-1 yesterday and i feel like i have a mild hangover, though that might have been the several glasses of scotch i had last night. Literally no other symptoms. B cell count high thanks to massive weed abuse.

I had AZ and noted the same, hadn't touched a drop but the familiar feel of a hangover was on me for a couple of days - dull headache, slight nausea
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: DrGreggles on April 28, 2021, 03:39:15 PM
Tomorrow!

Shitting it. Can't handle needles.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: BlodwynPig on April 28, 2021, 05:19:13 PM
Quote from: icehaven on April 28, 2021, 02:24:28 PM
I'm 42, got a text yesterday saying my age goup had reached the top of the queue and there was a link to book. I presumed it was fake at first as I've had a run of scam phishing texts pretending to be from banks recently but it seems to be genuine, so I've got the first booked for the 13th May, the second for end of July.

I do wonder how many people around my age and younger who are getting our first jabs in the next month or two will end up forgetting/not bothering with the second because it's so far away and if everything goes according to plan and we're back to relative normality by then it'll be too easy to just think 'sod it'. When I was booking mine I was half thinking I hope it's easy to rearrange in case something comes up in the next 3 months.

Well that would be foolish - just because it 'looks normal' doesn't mean it is.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: BlodwynPig on April 28, 2021, 05:19:52 PM
Quote from: DrGreggles on April 28, 2021, 03:39:15 PM
Tomorrow!

Shitting it. Can't handle needles.

They do offer a punch in the gob if you prefer ;)
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Big Mclargehuge on April 28, 2021, 06:33:54 PM
Got mine done this morning at 9am. Pfizer. (28) Was absolutely fine right up to about 2pm when I came over with arm ache and about half an hour later I developed a bit of a muzzy head that's given way to fatigue. I feel fine in myself, but ai reckon I could probably sleep the rest of the year away about now 😄
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Egyptian Feast on April 28, 2021, 06:41:14 PM
Got mine this afternoon in the old EMI factory and got dragged backwards in time briefly (it's shit - Donald Trump is president FFS), but aside from that and feeling a little odd occasionally for a moment, I haven't had any issues.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Cuntbeaks on April 28, 2021, 10:09:22 PM
Got my first dose of Pfizer on Tuesday. Arm got really sore later that night, then a bit sore down that side of my body. Didn't get much sleep as i couldn't get comfy, arm felt like it had been hit with an iron bar. Getting better now mindye.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: DrGreggles on April 28, 2021, 10:26:23 PM
Quote from: BlodwynPig on April 28, 2021, 05:19:52 PM
They do offer a punch in the gob if you prefer ;)

Less chance of me fainting.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: jobotic on April 29, 2021, 08:49:57 AM
Quote from: Big Mclargehuge on April 28, 2021, 06:33:54 PM
Got mine done this morning at 9am. Pfizer. (28) Was absolutely fine right up to about 2pm when I came over with arm ache and about half an hour later I developed a bit of a muzzy head that's given way to fatigue. I feel fine in myself, but ai reckon I could probably sleep the rest of the year away about now 😄

That's exactly the buzz I got off AZ
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Glyn on April 29, 2021, 02:21:31 PM
Delighted that the sorting hat came out with Pfizer for me this morning (especially as I thought I was in the 'yeah there's a risk, but fuck em' age group).

Feeling tiptop at the moment but probably deservedly dead soon for allowing myself to feel smug in a leisure centre hall for 10mins.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Egyptian Feast on April 29, 2021, 07:26:42 PM
I had a nasty delayed reaction. I was fine all evening, but when I was getting ready for bed, I started shivering like fuck. I've never felt so cold, wrapped up in a warm bed, fully clothed and with the heating on. I kept waking up and falling asleep, but at some point I got over the shivers and had to take my clothes off and turn the heating down. When I got up for work I felt like I'd been mixing drinks all night with that cunt from school who loved punching people in the arm. I felt a bit better after a nap and now I'm pretty much over it, aside from still being really sensitive where that cunt was punching me.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: DrGreggles on April 29, 2021, 08:15:36 PM
(https://i.imgur.com/xlVaifs.png)

I was a brave boy.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: mothman on April 29, 2021, 08:55:51 PM
Quote from: Egyptian Feast on April 29, 2021, 07:26:42 PM
I had a nasty delayed reaction. I was fine all evening, but when I was getting ready for bed, I started shivering like fuck. I've never felt so cold, wrapped up in a warm bed, fully clothed and with the heating on. I kept waking up and falling asleep, but at some point I got over the shivers and had to take my clothes off and turn the heating down. When I got up for work I felt like I'd been mixing drinks all night with that cunt from school who loved punching people in the arm. I felt a bit better after a nap and now I'm pretty much over it, aside from still being really sensitive where that cunt was punching me.

This was exactly my reaction. Never shivered like that before.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Psybro on April 29, 2021, 10:43:13 PM
For some reason in my neck of Sheffield they're far ahead enough to invite a 34 year old me. Got AZ on Tuesday evening and have had a slight dead arm since. Woke up shivering on the first night and had a temperature of 38 the next day, hangover symptoms went away with paracetamol and coffee. Fever had gone away by this morning.

Probably would've had at least two colds and six hangovers in the time I've been sat around doing fuck all so it seems a fair trade.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: idunnosomename on April 29, 2021, 10:46:22 PM
i got one. v disappointed. much less exciting than a blood sample. couldnt even see it go in. also fobbed off with the AZ shite, wouldnt give me Sputnik (didnt ask).

cant imagine the sequel will be much of an improvement.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: purlieu on April 30, 2021, 01:14:47 AM
Been reading responses to the vaccine for people with ME/CFS - which my partner has - and current reactions are averaging out as about 70% of people are recovering from severe side-effects within a week, and the majority within four weeks, which is a kind of terrifying figure. It goes down to 60% with the AstraZenica vaccine.

Being in a small town with a generally older population means we're quite a way ahead of the national average - almost 70% have had their first dose - but us younger types are yet to get anything. I have a few friends in cities who are in their early 30s who've had their first dose already.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Ferris on April 30, 2021, 02:01:50 AM
Everyone shitting themselves over the old astra zeneca in these parts. Can't give it away.

I'd love a dirty old shot of it though. Chekky vaccine to stop me from dying? Grand job, get it in me.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: idunnosomename on April 30, 2021, 08:34:17 AM
Yes this feels a bit like a hangover. Even comes with the dismal feeling of guilt.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: MrMrs on April 30, 2021, 09:36:44 AM
got my appointment for Sunday, during my day off annoyingly. sicky for Monday I reckon
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: paruses on April 30, 2021, 11:42:41 AM
Quote from: idunnosomename on April 29, 2021, 10:46:22 PM
i got one. v disappointed. much less exciting than a blood sample. couldnt even see it go in. also fobbed off with the AZ shite, wouldnt give me Sputnik (didnt ask).

cant imagine the sequel will be much of an improvement.

Just been jabbed with AZ. Also very disappointing - it's not even intravenous. Man from the Rotary club warned me not to drive for 15 minutes but I just swaggered past him like Liam Gallagher.  Not arsed mate. Walked down.

Went to the co-op and bought some ice cream as I will be milking any side effects even if I have to pretend.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: non capisco on April 30, 2021, 11:51:46 AM
Quote from: MrMrs on April 30, 2021, 09:36:44 AM
got my appointment for Sunday, during my day off annoyingly. sicky for Monday I reckon

It's a bank holiday!

Got an armful of boring old Astra Zeneca this morning, the Tesco Metro of vaccines. As others have said, really impressed with the efficiency of the vaccination centre setup, absolute cakewalk getting in, jabbed and carded. 10/10, would go again!
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: bgmnts on April 30, 2021, 11:54:06 AM
May 15th for me.

They must be firing through vaccines to already be jabbing under 30s who are relatively healthy.

Am I getting the shit one?
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: NoSleep on April 30, 2021, 12:17:20 PM
Quote from: icehaven on April 28, 2021, 02:24:28 PM
I do wonder how many people around my age and younger who are getting our first jabs in the next month or two will end up forgetting/not bothering with the second because it's so far away and if everything goes according to plan and we're back to relative normality by then it'll be too easy to just think 'sod it'. When I was booking mine I was half thinking I hope it's easy to rearrange in case something comes up in the next 3 months.

You will be advised when it's around the time (and then be able to book a convenient time for you), now that you've had the first.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: DrGreggles on April 30, 2021, 12:18:29 PM
I seem to have a hangover... in my arm.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Cuellar on April 30, 2021, 12:26:45 PM
Quote from: bgmnts on April 30, 2021, 11:54:06 AM
May 15th for me.

They must be firing through vaccines to already be jabbing under 30s who are relatively healthy.

Am I getting the shit one?

Not a peep from the GP for me, a relatively healthy 33 year old man. I'm furious.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: MrMrs on April 30, 2021, 01:36:49 PM
Quote from: non capisco on April 30, 2021, 11:51:46 AM
It's a bank holiday!

Got an armful of boring old Astra Zeneca this morning, the Tesco Metro of vaccines. As others have said, really impressed with the efficiency of the vaccination centre setup, absolute cakewalk getting in, jabbed and carded. 10/10, would go again!

yeah, despite working for a bank, I don't get the bank holiday off
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Ferris on April 30, 2021, 02:01:11 PM
Still jabbing the perversely old over here. Honestly, letting yourself get that elderly is a disgrace.

Won't see my vaccine until 2035 at this rate.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Dr Trouser on April 30, 2021, 04:24:43 PM
Currently in the recovery area after a cheeky Pfizer- assume I'll be dead soon or infested with 5G nanobots.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: olliebean on April 30, 2021, 07:07:27 PM
Quote from: bgmnts on April 30, 2021, 11:54:06 AM
May 15th for me.

They must be firing through vaccines to already be jabbing under 30s who are relatively healthy.

Am I getting the shit one?

If you're under 30 you should be getting the Pfizer, or possibly the Moderna (not sure if they've started giving that one yet).
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: mothman on April 30, 2021, 07:35:10 PM
I think some have had Moderna in the UK...
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: icehaven on April 30, 2021, 09:11:36 PM
Quote from: NoSleep on April 30, 2021, 12:17:20 PM
You will be advised when it's around the time (and then be able to book a convenient time for you), now that you've had the first.

Nah I've already booked my second, it let me do it when I booked my first (in 2 weeks). I just wonder if a lot of other younger/non priority folks having their first in the next 6-8 weeks will be sacking the 2nd jab off by July/August as we'll supposedly be back to normal by then.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: mothman on April 30, 2021, 09:17:44 PM
I presume I'll get the nod from my GP when the time comes. No option to book the second when I booked the first.

EDIT: yes, just checked the GP's booking link:

What about my second vaccination?
The latest government guidance is that your second vaccine will be 11 weeks after your first. Your practice will contact you about this shortly.

Four weeks tomorrow, then. Ish.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: DrGreggles on April 30, 2021, 09:28:17 PM
Booked both jabs at the same time.
2nd one in July.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Ferris on April 30, 2021, 10:05:38 PM
Quote from: DrGreggles on April 30, 2021, 09:28:17 PM
Booked both jabs at the same time.

Legend!
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: jobotic on April 30, 2021, 11:41:55 PM
Jabsy!
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: idunnosomename on April 30, 2021, 11:56:48 PM
I'm not sure if it tends to be worse on younger people, but I couldn't have gone into work this morning, it really was like a utterly rotten hangover where you'd drunk a load of stupid bullshit. it also fucked up my joints so sore that i could barely get up for a piss when I was stuck going in out of weird fever dreams.

on the other hand it cleared up by noon so if you pull a sickie at least you get a chekky afternoon where you're not totally miserable. pretty much fine now.

and at least it didn't cost me a great big bar tab and doing a sick in a taxi!!!!!
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: DrGreggles on May 01, 2021, 12:07:55 AM
I'm aching like a bastard too - and definitely not a younger people.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: jobotic on May 01, 2021, 12:38:44 AM
Mother - 73. No side effects whatsoever

Me - 48. Knocked out for a day with tiredness but fine by late morning next day.

Brother - 35. In bed for three days with horrible fever (but fine after that)



I don't think we need a bigger sample do we?
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: non capisco on May 01, 2021, 08:57:32 AM
I felt like dogshit yesterday about eight hours after being jabbed with the A-Z, proper galloping flu symptoms, full body aches, high temperature, spaced out, in and out of sleep dreaming I'd been partially rebuilt as a robot and it had "gone wrong". Woke up this morning feeling absolutely normal.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: buttgammon on May 01, 2021, 09:06:11 AM
At least four family members of mine (all are 60+) have had AZ and none have had any side effects at all. My sister-in-law, who's in her late 30s had it, and she had flu-like symptoms that were bad enough to keep her out of work for about three or four days.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: MoreauVasz on May 01, 2021, 09:10:04 AM
I had AZ earlier this week. Side effects were being just a tiny bit under the weather for a couple of days. Not sick enough to just Curl up on the sofa, but not well enough to be able to get on with life as usual. Slightly sore arm, some anal menstruation, otherwise fine.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: paruses on May 01, 2021, 10:46:11 AM
Woke up at 1 - so 14 hours after jabbing - and was shivering like a bastard with headache. Had terrible sleep. It enjoyable half dreams.  Feel drained and hungover now. Verydisappointed am not ill enough to checkout for the day.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: flotemysost on May 01, 2021, 11:37:35 AM
My brother and his partner (36 and 31) got jabbed last week via their GP, somewhat unexpectedly. Obviously I'm incredibly relieved and happy for them but they're both healthy, obviously under 40, and not key workers or anything like that - must be leftover doses, I'm guessing? (Both felt pretty ropey afterwards, fwiw.)

Getting serious FOMOOV on my family WhatsApp now. Billy No Platelets over here.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: mothman on May 01, 2021, 11:53:16 AM
So it looks like the worse reactions seem to be for those who are younger? Nice to know, I mean I was already winning by virtue of looking younger than I am, but I'll take what added self-aggrandising I can get!
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: BritishHobo on May 01, 2021, 02:22:03 PM
Just got my Pfizer, as a fit, young, strapping lad. My arms are feeling a little heavy, but that's probably just from all the muscles.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Ferris on May 02, 2021, 12:51:20 PM
My parents got their second Pfizers today. The UK seems to be going great guns on this, the (Canadian) in laws only got their first shots last week and they're a few years older.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: DrGreggles on May 02, 2021, 01:16:34 PM
FWIW, a mid 40s man's experience of getting the AZ jab on Thursday:

Thursday
Received the vaccine at 2pm, felt fine for the rest of the day.

Friday
Woke with a sore arm, began feeling rougher as the day went on, struggled to sleep.

Saturday
Woke up feeling tired, whole body aching, felt better by the late evening.

Sunday
Woke up this mornin' feelin' fine there's somethin' special on my mind

Not sure if this is anyone else's experience, but thought I'd post it as a reference (if anyone needed it).
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Kankurette on May 02, 2021, 01:21:12 PM
Parents had second jabs on Friday. They're fine.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: MrMrs on May 02, 2021, 02:51:35 PM
got Pfizted
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Mr Banlon on May 02, 2021, 06:01:47 PM
Having my second AZ jab on Tuesday.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: BritishHobo on May 02, 2021, 06:05:47 PM
I've had no Pfizer side effects aside from a sore arm, which has inevitably made me go full-on idiot paranoia wondering if maybe I got vaccinated in the wrong place and actually all the Pfizer is just floating useless in some vacant part of my body, like the part where my common sense should be.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: MrMrs on May 02, 2021, 06:19:25 PM
is it commonly accepted there's less side effects with the Pfize?
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: BlodwynPig on May 02, 2021, 07:10:17 PM
Quote from: MrMrs on May 02, 2021, 06:19:25 PM
is it commonly accepted there's less side effects with the Pfize?

2nd dose worse than first, opposite of AZ.

Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Ham Bap on May 02, 2021, 08:13:44 PM
Got the AZ vaccine on Thursday. 41 years old.

- Woke up Friday feeling like I had 8-10 pints of beer the night before. Felt under the weather and too hot all day. Went to bed at 10pm.
Slept for 10 hours which is about 4 hours longer than normal.
- Felt ok yesterday.
- Woke up at 4am this morning sweating. Ok now but tired.
- Looking forward to another 10 hour sleep tonight.

2nd dose on 8th July.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Inspector Norse on May 03, 2021, 09:01:32 AM
Parents and brother (as a key worker) in the UK all doubled up on the Pfizers now. Sister-in-law and baby niece still waiting to hear what the deal is for them.

In-laws here in Sweden getting their second fix shortly. Nothing as yet for us young whippersnappers but with the majority of over-60s now sorted they're supposed to be kicking off mass vaccination in "the middle of May"; no word as yet on how it'll be structured but I work for the municipality and there've been a few missives from higher up at work that suggest things are about to start moving.

My sister and her partner live in Spain so have another 429 forms to fill in before they can even apply for the vaccination.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Galeee on May 03, 2021, 11:57:09 AM
Pfizer x 2 here. A bit tired after the second one and almost a headache. OK the following day.

Daughter in law's parents in Netherlands, same age, are looking at possibly July for dose #1.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: MrMrs on May 03, 2021, 11:59:07 PM
got mine yesterday at 2pm, Pfizer. felt totally fine after, bit of a sore arm, feel totally fine now. taking two days off work though
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Camp Tramp on May 05, 2021, 08:31:16 AM
Had my AZ jab yesterday. Feel a bit more tired today but nothing major.

The whole process of getting the jab was very straightforward. Should have asked for the needle in my right arm though, I sleep on my left side.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Mr Banlon on May 05, 2021, 04:49:38 PM
Had my second AZ yesterday at 11am. Started feeling a bit crappy about midnight. Joints were a bit achey, and had what felt like the start of a headache and also a bit sinus-y. Went to bed. Woke up fine today. No way as bad as after the first jab.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Camp Tramp on May 05, 2021, 05:08:10 PM
I spoke a bit too soon. Was out for most of the morning with a headache and general tiredness. It seems to have abated now though?
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: mothman on May 05, 2021, 10:38:25 PM
Two contemporaries of mine both had Moderna (they're in Sussex, Tory central, so they get the good stuff). One was fine, other had all the usual bad reactions. Go figure...
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Fishfinger on May 06, 2021, 10:36:25 AM
Had my 2nd AZ jab yesterday. Classic sore arm now, but no other side effects.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: sevendaughters on May 06, 2021, 12:28:09 PM
First Pfizer was Feb. Just a sore arm.
Second Pfizer was a couple of hours ago. Feel a bit woozy, actually.

Only other double-jabbed person I know was my mum, but she had bigger issues and if she had side effects she didn't notice.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: greencalx on May 06, 2021, 02:32:07 PM
Just got my blue letter, so being done next week.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: flotemysost on May 07, 2021, 12:00:07 AM
Really genuinely heartened to read about so many of you getting penetrated (DP in some cases). Hope everyone's feeling OK.

Apparently under-40s might be offered Pfizer or Moderna over clot panic: https://uk.yahoo.com/news/under-40s-offered-alternative-astrazeneca-184116810.html

I mean if there is actually enough supply of the other brands to meet demand then I suppose that's OK, but isn't the risk of clots still vanishingly negligible compared to, you know, actually getting COVID (and also loads of other things, which many under-40s are probably already doing, like smoking or taking oestrogen-based contraceptives)? Also are they gonna give the unused AZ supplies to India or what? From a completely selfish perspective of course I'm actually thrilled to know I'll be getting the red-carpet Michelin-star PRESTIGE vax, whenever it's my turn.

In seriousness I've literally been having dreams about getting vaccinated. What a bizarre time.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Kankurette on May 07, 2021, 01:51:51 AM
A 40-year-old friend has had hers, hopefully not long for me now.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Drygate on May 07, 2021, 03:04:16 PM
Quote from: flotemysost on May 07, 2021, 12:00:07 AM
I mean if there is actually enough supply of the other brands to meet demand then I suppose that's OK, but isn't the risk of clots still vanishingly negligible compared to, you know, actually getting COVID (and also loads of other things, which many under-40s are probably already doing, like smoking or taking oestrogen-based contraceptives)?

I think the risk of getting a clot is getting worse the more younger people are having it. BBC is saying 1 in 60,000 for peeps in their 30s when before it was "one in a million".

https://www.bbc.com/news/health-57021738

Also, just because people are doing risky stuff, doesn't mean they should be made to do more risky stuff, though I get your point! Bit like saying if someone is taking risks with their health by being obese, they should take risks and not wear a mask/social distance.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: popcorn on May 07, 2021, 03:40:31 PM
Quote from: Drygate on May 07, 2021, 03:04:16 PM
Also, just because people are doing risky stuff, doesn't mean they should be made to do more risky stuff, though I get your point! Bit like saying if someone is taking risks with their health by being obese, they should take risks and not wear a mask/social distance.

I don't think that's a fair comparison - in this case the options are A) get the vax or B) don't get the vax. Both options have dangers, but one is much more dangerous than the other. It's not like you're stacking dangers as in your obesity + no-mask scenario.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Drygate on May 07, 2021, 04:10:42 PM
True. But is getting the vax really less dangerous than not getting the vax? Or did you mean the other way around?

What if you've already had covid and were fine and are now immune. Would having the vax have any upside and only potential downsides (from side effects)? I don't know but I'm not sure it's all that clear cut is it? If you had covid once and were fine does that mean you will be fine the second time around?
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: monkfromhavana on May 07, 2021, 05:39:29 PM
Has anyone had problems with the NHS website in booking your jabs?

NHS website says you HAVE to book your first and 2nd jabs at same time. Enter details for first and all fine, then it says I need to book the 2nd appointment and i have the choice of same place as first jab. Choose this but no appointments available (meaning I cannot book first one either). It says don't bother ringing 119 as they have same appointment data (I.E. None)

I redo the above, but this time choose a different site for my 2nd jab - it gives me a centre 50 miles away as the closest option, which isn't very helpful.

So I can't book 1st appointment, as it appears impossible to book the 2nd.

Anyone?
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Fishfinger on May 07, 2021, 06:00:22 PM
Quote from: monkfromhavana on May 07, 2021, 05:39:29 PM
Has anyone had problems with the NHS website in booking your jabs?

NHS website says you HAVE to book your first and 2nd jabs at same time. Enter details for first and all fine, then it says I need to book the 2nd appointment and i have the choice of same place as first jab. Choose this but no appointments available (meaning I cannot book first one either). It says don't bother ringing 119 as they have same appointment data (I.E. None)

Try it first thing in the morning. I say that because I used this system to book my mum's jabs in February, and at least three times I'd get right to the end and be informed that date/time I'd selected was no longer available. You may be experiencing some other issue, but it's likely to be something like that.

ETA: I got around it by booking afternoon appointments, because it seemed like the morning ones were gobbled up more quickly. i.e. in the time it took to fill out the form the timeslot was taken by someone else. Shit system.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Wanking Monk of Kefalonia on May 07, 2021, 06:11:06 PM
Thought this was very interesting. Prof. Sucharit Bhakdi (infectious diseases expert at the University of Mainz) discusses his misgivings about gene based vaccines, the risk of them giving rise to blood clots and how that comes about. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pyPjAfNNA-U&t=690s
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Fishfinger on May 07, 2021, 06:11:45 PM
I should add I got my own jabs via my local GP surgery. They contact you when there's a spot with a link to a different website and it seems a lot more efficient. Both times I could book an appointment within a day or two.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: monkfromhavana on May 07, 2021, 06:15:52 PM
Quote from: Fishfinger on May 07, 2021, 06:00:22 PM
Try it first thing in the morning. I say that because I used this system to book my mum's jabs in February, and at least three times I'd get right to the end and be informed that date/time I'd selected was no longer available. You may be experiencing some other issue, but it's likely to be something like that.

ETA: I got around it by booking afternoon appointments, because it seemed like the morning ones were gobbled up more quickly. i.e. in the time it took to fill out the form the timeslot was taken by someone else. Shit system.

Cheers, I called 119 anyway, woman advised my to book 2nd appt anywhere, then 48 hours after 1st jab, cancel it and rebook it for somewhere local.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Fishfinger on May 07, 2021, 06:21:27 PM
Bonkers system, but that sounds like it'll work. Good luck.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Ferris on May 07, 2021, 07:35:27 PM
Sounds like your boy ferris could be eligible for his dose of mind-controlling microchips in a few short weeks.

If my post quality degrades you'll know it's because of the microchips.

Full lockdown til then though as cases explode here. Fun, and doubly so with a toddler.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Elderly Sumo Prophecy on May 07, 2021, 08:37:17 PM
Had my first one this afternoon. Arm feels heavy (Mom's spaghetti). How long does it take for the nanomachines to burrow their way into your cerebral cortex?
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: hamfist on May 07, 2021, 08:43:00 PM
Had my 1st today too, AstraZeneca pumped into my rig. Feel quite normal at the moment
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: flotemysost on May 08, 2021, 12:12:14 AM
Quote from: Drygate on May 07, 2021, 04:10:42 PM
True. But is getting the vax really less dangerous than not getting the vax? Or did you mean the other way around?

What if you've already had covid and were fine and are now immune. Would having the vax have any upside and only potential downsides (from side effects)? I don't know but I'm not sure it's all that clear cut is it? If you had covid once and were fine does that mean you will be fine the second time around?

What I meant was, as far as I know, the risk of getting blood clots is generally thought to be far higher (regardless of age) from actually getting COVID than from getting the AZ vax.

Re: your second point, personally I definitely wouldn't want to bank solely on (potentially temporary) immunity from having had COVID at some point. Everyone I know who's tested positive for COVID at any point plans to be vaccinated (don't think anyone of them are particularly arsed about which one).


Quote from: Drygate on May 07, 2021, 03:04:16 PM
Also, just because people are doing risky stuff, doesn't mean they should be made to do more risky stuff, though I get your point! Bit like saying if someone is taking risks with their health by being obese, they should take risks and not wear a mask/social distance.

Oh no no, I didn't mean it in the sense of "if they're willing to take risks anyway, fuck 'em", and the example you're comparing to here just sounds misanthropic and irresponsible and doesn't seem to be the same thing at all. I meant more that a lot of the public concern and official measures around the risks of AZ sort of came across as ignoring the fact that there are loads of other very established, commonplace drugs and activities which also carry a risk of blood clots. Apologies if I wasn't very clear though.

I'm not saying people shouldn't be doing other things that carry that risk (well, smoking probably isn't advisable for anyone's health) and it's absolutely right that we're kept informed of the risks of any drug, but at the same time some people (I don't mean anyone here) seem to be acting as if this is the first time anyone ever had any side effects from anything. I know someone who became incredibly ill and nearly died from a rare reaction to Ibuprofen, which is obviously horrifying and absolutely something health professionals should be aware of, but at the same time I don't think everyone who does need to take Ibuprofen should sack it off (and neither does said friend, fwiw).

I mean, I'm under 40 and personally I've got a family history of clotty strokey type stuff, and being of South Asian descent puts me at a higher risk anyway, although I don't have some other danger factors like being overweight or a smoker. I did take the combined Pill for years, which can certainly also increase the risk. Anyway, if AZ was the only option, I'd take it without a doubt. If I'm offered another option, then I'm genuinely not sure - I suppose it makes sense to go for a potentially safer one. My brother had AZ last week but said he'd probably have taken another if he'd had the option.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: peanutbutter on May 08, 2021, 02:54:45 AM
2nd Pfizer just there today, 32. Clinic was wayyyy busier than it was the first time round so I dunno if they've just started speeding things up or if I only got the first dose so early due to a quiet patch.

How long until I can spit at people now? 2 weeks?
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: mothman on May 08, 2021, 12:17:25 PM
You can do now, but wear a mask while doing so.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Jasha on May 09, 2021, 07:50:30 AM
Astra Zenica yesterday afternoon and other than the constant stream of eggy farts pumping out my arse felt fine, it's fucking hit now though with sweats shivers and a crap night's sleep in a soaking wet bed. Time to curl up and die
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: flotemysost on May 09, 2021, 09:15:55 AM
Quote from: Jasha on May 09, 2021, 07:50:30 AM
soaking wet bed

Think you're meant to wait a week or two before you can start having orgies.

Hope you all feel better soon!
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: ImmaculateClump on May 09, 2021, 02:48:28 PM
I had my astrazeneca today.
Doesn't take much to knock me off breezy straight and prod me up anxiety parkway so I'm trying not to focus on how I feel too much but I'm looking forward to rank farts and sweaty orgies though!

Five worrying symptoms to keep an eye out for, apparently :(

Quotea severe headache that is not relieved with painkillers or is getting worse;
    a headache that feels worse when you lie down or bend over;
    a headache that is unusual for you and occurs with blurred vision, feeling or being sick, problems speaking, weakness, drowsiness or seizures;
    a rash that looks like small bruises or bleeding under the skin;
    shortness of breath, chest pain, leg swelling or persistent abdominal pain.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Ferris on May 09, 2021, 03:35:21 PM
Are people losing their minds about astra zeneca over there? AZ hesitancy is a huge thing here - they're struggling to give it away and have to keep lowering the age requirement because of some overzealous reporting.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: ImmaculateClump on May 09, 2021, 08:26:04 PM
I don't think so. They're still giving it out and people are taking it.
I'm feeling normal so far.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Cuellar on May 09, 2021, 09:38:11 PM
Yeah I think people are just taking what they're given. That being said, as a 30-39 if they offer me AZ or Pfizer, say, it's Pfizer every time for me.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Ferris on May 09, 2021, 09:50:50 PM
Quote from: ImmaculateClump on May 09, 2021, 08:26:04 PM
I don't think so. They're still giving it out and people are taking it.
I'm feeling normal so far.

Seems eminently sensible to me. I'd take whatever they'll give me at this point.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: The Bumlord on May 09, 2021, 11:03:49 PM
Had my first AZ on Friday. The next 24 hours were an absolute misery of shivering, puking and sweating but I'm fine now!


*dies*
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Elderly Sumo Prophecy on May 10, 2021, 06:33:06 AM
I did notice with the AZ jab that they made a big deal of the fact that there was a little bit of blood coming out (which usually happens when I get stabbed with sharp objects), presumably because of the clotting thing. It was literally just a tiny little pinhead of blood on my arm, and the nurse insisted on holding a cotton pad on it for about 2 minutes, which quickly became a bit awkward when I just wanted her to put a plaster on it so I could piss off.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: earl_sleek on May 10, 2021, 10:12:29 AM
Had my 2nd AZ jab last Wednesday - no side effects at all, just like the first. I'm the best at being vaccinated!
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: jobotic on May 10, 2021, 10:14:20 AM
That means your immune system doesn't work.

Best start writing a will.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: El Unicornio, mang on May 10, 2021, 02:50:45 PM
Got mine booked for Friday, looking forward to a weekend of misery...

My friend in Minnesota sent this. Imagine the queues if they did this over here?

(https://pbs.twimg.com/media/E0z7QhmUcAAAn9s?format=jpg&name=900x900)
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: ImmaculateClump on May 10, 2021, 05:04:41 PM
I've been a total manflu baby today.
All shivery and achy, hot and then cold and just don't have the energy to even think.
Just sitting here, gorgeous and bored.

I managed to choke down a nana and a bit of toast and a ski mousse thingy. That cheered me up.

Thought I was getting away with it there the other day.
Hopefully feeling a lot better tomorrow.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: vanilla.coffee on May 11, 2021, 09:48:37 AM
I have been invited (and cordially accepted) for my 2nd Morris Oxford Vauxhall Astra Zafira dose, booked for this Saturday.
First dose was in mid March so wasn't expecting the 2nd one just yet but there you are.
Mild side effects from 1st dose so will report back any side effects after 2nd one.

Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: ImmaculateClump on May 11, 2021, 09:53:01 AM
I'm feeling loads better already!
Yeah, I've heard the second jab, your body is ready for it and it's nothing.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Small Man Big Horse on May 11, 2021, 05:21:03 PM
Had my second Pfeizer today, last time I was just a bit achy with a dead arm and am hoping it'll be the same again (or less) tomorrow as I've got to work until 2pm whatever the case.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Ferris on May 11, 2021, 05:25:41 PM
Quote from: Small Man Big Horse on May 11, 2021, 05:21:03 PM
Had my second Pfeizer today, last time I was just a bit achy with a dead arm and am hoping it'll be the same again (or less) tomorrow as I've got to work until 2pm whatever the case.

Good to see you back posting, did you socially distance from CaB until the second jab? You can never be too careful I suppose.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Small Man Big Horse on May 11, 2021, 05:38:46 PM
Quote from: FerriswheelBueller on May 11, 2021, 05:25:41 PM
Good to see you back posting, did you socially distance from CaB until the second jab? You can never be too careful I suppose.

Cheers Ferris, I've been back a little while but mostly lurking in the film forum. And I was just taking a break for mental health reasons, but now feel the urge to violently strangle people is mostly under control.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: greencalx on May 12, 2021, 01:23:27 PM
Just been AZed. No need to be observed because apparently if I faint on the bus that's ok.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Ferris on May 12, 2021, 01:36:03 PM
Quote from: Small Man Big Horse on May 11, 2021, 05:38:46 PM
Cheers Ferris, I've been back a little while but mostly lurking in the film forum. And I was just taking a break for mental health reasons, but now feel the urge to violently strangle people is mostly under control.

I've learned to harness those urges and simply commit murders that are near-impossible to detect.

Nice to see you back.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: popcorn on May 12, 2021, 02:25:07 PM
I'm in the queue for the vax!!!

This is going to be brilliant
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: greencalx on May 12, 2021, 03:03:27 PM
Just learnt that a slightly older colleague who attended the same centre two weeks ago got that trendy young person's Moderna vaccine they have now.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Cuellar on May 12, 2021, 03:28:35 PM
QuoteCoronavirus vaccines using mRNA technology like Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna appear able to "neutralise" the variant of Covid-19 behind India's outbreak, the EU's drug watchdog said Wednesday.

Another reason not to be fobbed off with the Oxford SWILL
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: steveh on May 12, 2021, 04:56:57 PM
AZ is fine against at protecting against disease from the B.1.617 / B.1.617.2 variants from India and the scare stories about significant vaccine escape with that variant haven't been borne out by the data I believe. The increased transmissibility is the main problem, with early data suggesting it's at least as transmissible as UK's B.1.1.7 which has won out against the competition almost everywhere.

https://twitter.com/DevanSinha/status/1390388896433942544
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Small Man Big Horse on May 12, 2021, 05:19:37 PM
Quote from: FerriswheelBueller on May 12, 2021, 01:36:03 PM
I've learned to harness those urges and simply commit murders that are near-impossible to detect.

Nice to see you back.

Oh I'm with you there and is the only reason I have watched every episode of CSI not once but three times.

Thanks again for that.

Today I've a slightly sore arm and feel tired, but other than that appear to be side effects free, which is a relief, now I just have to wait until 4.31pm on June 1st when I'll pass the three week point and be hopefully immortal.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: ElTwopo on May 12, 2021, 09:29:05 PM
Quote from: greencalx on May 12, 2021, 03:03:27 PM
Just learnt that a slightly older colleague who attended the same centre two weeks ago got that trendy young person's Moderna vaccine they have now.

I'm 44 and had my first jab on Monday which was Moderna (I thought they made kitchens?). Anyway, felt pretty shit yesterday but back to normal again now.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Ferris on May 12, 2021, 09:48:26 PM
Quote from: Cuellar on May 12, 2021, 03:28:35 PM
Another reason not to be fobbed off with the Oxford SWILL

Looks like it's being banned in Canada.

Zeneca in the fuckin BIN.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: greencalx on May 12, 2021, 09:58:01 PM
Quote from: ElTwopo on May 12, 2021, 09:29:05 PM
I'm 44 and had my first jab on Monday which was Moderna (I thought they made kitchens?). Anyway, felt pretty shit yesterday but back to normal again now.

My vaccine was made by MFI.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: olliebean on May 12, 2021, 10:31:44 PM
Pretty soon there's gonna be a new extra-lethal variant that none of the vaccines do shit against except the Astra-Zeneca, which will be 100% effective, and then all the countries who slagged it off and got those other vaccines are gonna look pretty silly.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: non capisco on May 12, 2021, 10:46:45 PM
Thanks to Barry Admin's latest efforts I can now ease my post-jab anxieties and put all you doom mongering cunts going "hur hur hur the astra zeneca dunt work" on ignore.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Ferris on May 12, 2021, 10:54:31 PM
Quote from: non capisco on May 12, 2021, 10:46:45 PM
Thanks to Barry Admin's latest efforts I can now ease my post-jab anxieties and put all you doom mongering cunts going "hur hur hur the astra zeneca dunt work" on ignore.

Jokes aside, AZ is the good shit right? It's top tier anyway, not like those dodgy Chinese/Russian efforts which are a bit rubbish.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: non capisco on May 12, 2021, 11:12:45 PM
Quote from: FerriswheelBueller on May 12, 2021, 10:54:31 PM
Jokes aside, AZ is the good shit right? It's top tier anyway, not like those dodgy Chinese/Russian efforts which are a bit rubbish.

I made some lame crack to a bloke the other week at work the day before I got jabbed saying "I hope it's the Sputnik V!" and he took me completely at face value and said "Oh no, you definitely don't want that one, mate! I don't think they even do it in this country!". One of us has forgotten how to talk to people during lockdown and I'm gonna go out on a limb and say it's him.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Ferris on May 12, 2021, 11:17:31 PM
Quote from: non capisco on May 12, 2021, 11:12:45 PM
I made some lame crack to a bloke the other week at work the day before I got jabbed saying "I hope it's the Sputnik V!" and he took me completely at face value and said "Oh no, you definitely don't want that one, mate! I don't think they even do it in this country!". One of us has forgotten how to talk to people during lockdown and I'm gonna go out on a limb and say it's him.

My son has made quasi friends with the older kids next door which means I had to do a lot of standing watching our kids throw mud at each other with my hands on hips next to another man in his 30s about which I know nothing (except the garbled name of his daughter which may be Ellie? I don't know).

The standard of conversation has been woeful, I was delighted when we had a new lockdown. I think we all need refresher courses or something.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Drygate on May 13, 2021, 09:44:11 AM
As the Oxford AZ one doesn't use mrna, wouldn't it be more popular with the "gene therapy" crowd, so worth keeping as an option? Or are we going to bin it all too?
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: jobotic on May 13, 2021, 09:47:16 AM
They can't bin it. I haven't had my second dose!
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: monkfromhavana on May 13, 2021, 12:25:39 PM
Getting my first one done in 3 hours time.

Bring on the Bill Gates voodoo.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: popcorn on May 13, 2021, 12:30:09 PM
Got my first pfizer yesterday. Got a sore arm but that's it. A bit disappointed.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: C_Larence on May 13, 2021, 12:48:30 PM
Have been invited to get Pfizer tomorrow. Not sure why as I'm not in the age range and don't fit any of the categories apart from maybe "learning difficulties" (diagnosed ADHD).
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: popcorn on May 13, 2021, 12:50:28 PM
Yeah I wan't sure why I got the invite either, as I am young and virile, and I don't even have any learning difficulties. And mine was short-notice too, like a "We have this slot tomorrow afternoon going, take it or leave it". So I took it.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Chedney Honks on May 13, 2021, 01:01:34 PM
Wife got the Pfizer so scat is back on the menu.

No more guilt about not gifting it to Blod.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: greencalx on May 13, 2021, 03:28:18 PM
My side effects seem mostly to take the form of earth-shaking flatulence.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: monkfromhavana on May 13, 2021, 04:49:13 PM
Quote from: greencalx on May 13, 2021, 03:28:18 PM
My side effects seem mostly to take the form of earth-shaking flatulence.

Are you sure that's from the vaccine?

Quote from: popcorn on May 13, 2021, 12:30:09 PM
Got my first pfizer yesterday. Got a sore arm but that's it. A bit disappointed.

TBH, on one level, I don't want any side effects. On the other hand, I quite fancy having a day off work.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Barry Admin on May 13, 2021, 05:03:58 PM
I had to turn a jab down a couple of months ago as I was ill and couldn't get a lift and stuff. Just booked one for Sunday but they're saying it's the astra zeneca, which I don't want as I'm immunosuppressed. But I've been invited to turn up and 'discuss my concerns with the medical team.'

Glad to finally get it done anyway, been a total hermit for over a year now.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Ferris on May 13, 2021, 05:27:09 PM
Quote from: popcorn on May 13, 2021, 12:50:28 PM
Yeah I wan't sure why I got the invite either, as I am young and virile, and I don't even have any learning difficulties. And mine was short-notice too, like a "We have this slot tomorrow afternoon going, take it or leave it". So I took it.

So just to confirm; you got the vaccine that I someone offered you at very short notice despite it not making much sense? You definitely got that one, yes? This is important.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: popcorn on May 13, 2021, 05:30:19 PM
Yes that's right! And I got two stickers! :)
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Ferris on May 13, 2021, 05:34:54 PM
Quote from: popcorn on May 13, 2021, 05:30:19 PM
Yes that's right! And I got two stickers! :)

Ah! I was going to ask - you got both of them, yes?
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Kelvin on May 14, 2021, 03:17:05 AM
Had my second doze of Pfizer today. Feel fine.

Followed it up with my first haircut in well over six months. Reckon they might be a bit out of practice.

(https://i.ibb.co/3Yn7Jc7/185782597-10165200887510026-3769275485470995964-n.jpg)
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: kalowski on May 14, 2021, 06:22:35 AM
Vax no. 2 today!
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: greencalx on May 14, 2021, 08:24:40 AM
I thought I'd got away with side-effects, as I'd understood they mostly came on in the first 24 hours. Last night started feeling very weird and shivery and the sweaty overnight. Arm is now much less sore, and feel much better this morning - in fact better than I did before the jab so maybe it has magical healing powers.

Barry - I wouldn't worry too much about the AZ jab if that's what you end up with. Whilst it's less effective and marginally riskier than the mRNA vaccines, in the grand scheme of things it's still a very safe and effective treatment.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Clatty McCutcheon on May 14, 2021, 10:49:43 AM
Had first dose of AstraZeneca yesterday. Only mild cold-like side effects so far. Couldn't stop shivering earlier this morning and had a mild bit of muscle/joint pain, but took a couple of paracetamol and feeling OK just now.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: icehaven on May 14, 2021, 11:30:33 AM
Quote from: Clatty McCutcheon on May 14, 2021, 10:49:43 AM
Had first dose of AstraZeneca yesterday. Only mild cold-like side effects so far. Couldn't stop shivering earlier this morning and had a mild bit of muscle/joint pain, but took a couple of paracetamol and feeling OK just now.

Same, had first AZ yesterday afternoon and woke up this morning with my arm hurting quite a lot and a bit of a headache. Can't tell if I've got the shivers as this house is freezing at the best of times. Hopefully it'll wear off soon.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: monkfromhavana on May 14, 2021, 01:28:30 PM
I had bit of a sore arm, but that's all. Second one might be the one to fuck me up.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: El Unicornio, mang on May 14, 2021, 01:32:00 PM
I've got mine in less than an hour but I haven't been told which one it is. Ooh surprises, it's like Xmas!
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: jobotic on May 14, 2021, 01:32:55 PM
Partner had her Pfizer last night. (The lucky cow!). Arm painful and she couldn't lift it properly to get her coat on this morning but otherwise fine.

In case you wondered.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: El Unicornio, mang on May 14, 2021, 02:42:44 PM
Just got Pfizered in a shopping centre, gonna be sore this weekend!
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Ferris on May 14, 2021, 03:26:20 PM
Quote from: El Unicornio, mang on May 14, 2021, 02:42:44 PM
Just got Pfizered in a shopping centre, gonna be sore this weekend!

Yes, but have you had a vaccine yet?
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: olliebean on May 14, 2021, 08:52:30 PM
Just been invited by text for my second dose, despite having had my first just over 7 weeks ago. The booking site still said it should be 12 weeks after, but the text only gave me 7 days to book it so I went ahead and booked for next Thursday. Googled it after booking and found that 8 weeks between doses is now the recommended schedule for over 50s, due to concerns about the Indian variant.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: El Unicornio, mang on May 14, 2021, 09:03:36 PM
Quote from: FerriswheelBueller on May 14, 2021, 03:26:20 PM
Yes, but have you had a vaccine yet?

Nah didn't bother.

My arm is very sore and I'm starting to feel the flu feeling coming on
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Ferris on May 14, 2021, 11:58:40 PM
Quote from: El Unicornio, mang on May 14, 2021, 09:03:36 PM
Nah didn't bother.

My arm is very sore and I'm starting to feel the flu feeling coming on

I see, rather than all that perhaps you should book an appointment for a vaccine?

(Etc etc)

I think I'm eligible in the next 4 or 5 days. Fucking mega excited. Juice me up, androids - make me a 5G hub!!
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: bgmnts on May 15, 2021, 12:00:09 AM
Jab tomorrow.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Fishfinger on May 15, 2021, 10:37:19 AM
Quote from: Kelvin on May 14, 2021, 03:17:05 AM
Had my second doze of Pfizer today. Feel fine.

Followed it up with my first haircut in well over six months. Reckon they might be a bit out of practice.

(https://i.ibb.co/3Yn7Jc7/185782597-10165200887510026-3769275485470995964-n.jpg)

I regret to inform you that you have a classic case of jabhead. Thoughts and prayers.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: bgmnts on May 15, 2021, 01:53:59 PM
Just been Pfizer'd.

Nice knowing you all.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: SpiderChrist on May 15, 2021, 03:36:29 PM
2nd AZ jab booked for next Sunday. Woop etc.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Consignia on May 15, 2021, 03:52:57 PM
Pfizered! The door knob lickers society soon rides again.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Elderly Sumo Prophecy on May 15, 2021, 03:55:49 PM
What's everyone done with the stickers they give you that say "I've had my Covid Vaccination"? I'm pondering where to put mine.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: SpiderChrist on May 15, 2021, 04:27:13 PM
Quote from: Elderly Sumo Prophecy on May 15, 2021, 03:55:49 PM
What's everyone done with the stickers they give you that say "I've had my Covid Vaccination"? I'm pondering where to put mine.

Didn't get one. A number of people I know are using Facebook frames to indicate that they've had jabs. Given that most of them haven't bothered to contact me for over a year, I couldn't give a fuck and hope they get hit by a fucking artic.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Fambo Number Mive on May 15, 2021, 04:41:37 PM
Got my first Pfizer jab today. Got my vaccination card a bit damp walking home so am drying it out.

One of the pleasing things about being vaccinated is it is a way to say "fuck you" to Ben Garrison.

Was very efficient and everyone was friendly. Didn't get a sticker though, not that I would have wanted one.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Barry Admin on May 15, 2021, 05:53:53 PM
Quote from: greencalx on May 14, 2021, 08:24:40 AM

Barry - I wouldn't worry too much about the AZ jab if that's what you end up with. Whilst it's less effective and marginally riskier than the mRNA vaccines, in the grand scheme of things it's still a very safe and effective treatment.

"Less effective and marginally riskier" aren't the most consoling words for a neurotic, but I appreciate the thought :-D

I'll see what they say tomorrow, the women in the chemist said I shouldn't get it as I have asthma and a immunosuppressed. But it's better than nothing!

I'll hopefully get a new lease of life from this. Have to get fit again, get out and about, go cycling. Should be able to get some weed, and have a full night's sleep for the first time in months. It'll be nice to get on buses again, and dander round the Titanic quarter, or just wander round town, or see a friend for coffee. Whole thing has been a nightmare, but my games and this place kept me sane.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: popcorn on May 15, 2021, 05:58:36 PM
Quote from: Elderly Sumo Prophecy on May 15, 2021, 03:55:49 PM
What's everyone done with the stickers they give you that say "I've had my Covid Vaccination"? I'm pondering where to put mine.

I blagged two.

I put one on my laptop to reassure fellow cafe dwellers in the near future and another on my guitar because I thought it was rock n roll.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Cursus on May 15, 2021, 07:06:27 PM
Had my second jab this evening. Hopefully no side effects this time.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Ferris on May 15, 2021, 07:26:45 PM
If I don't get a sticker I'm gonna kick off.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Elderly Sumo Prophecy on May 15, 2021, 07:33:40 PM
Yours will just be some shitty little Canadian effort with a maple leaf on it or a hockey puck or something.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: non capisco on May 15, 2021, 08:39:36 PM
Quote from: Elderly Sumo Prophecy on May 15, 2021, 07:33:40 PM
Yours will just be some shitty little Canadian effort with a maple leaf on it or a hockey puck or something.

It's a Canadian timber wolf with a speech bubble coming out saying "Ri've been raccinated, eh?"

My sticker fell off on the walk home. I hope that's not a reflection on the efficacy of the vaccine.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Ferris on May 15, 2021, 08:41:16 PM
Quote from: Elderly Sumo Prophecy on May 15, 2021, 07:33:40 PM
Yours will just be some shitty little Canadian effort with a maple leaf on it or a hockey puck or something.

I'd report this for racism but I did actually find three hockey pucks in then yard yesterday when playing with Ferris Jr, and the neighbours were playing ball hockey this morning when we went for a walk. I won't mention my maple leaf tattoo.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: El Unicornio, mang on May 16, 2021, 01:26:35 PM
I didn't get a sticker :-( Just a card with PFIZER stamped in big letters.

Didn't have any side effects aside from very very slight flu-type feelings and a sore/practically useless arm for 2 days. Don't be an idiot like me and get the injection in your wanking writing arm.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Barry Admin on May 16, 2021, 01:37:07 PM
Just had it. Tried to sweet-talk and cajole the receptionist and then the nurses into giving me the Pfizer, but they refused, so I just made do. Now I've to sit here in some area for 15 minutes - I said "is that to help with social distancing aye?" And she goes "yeah, and some people faint after they've had it."

Expecting it to hit me like a truck tomorrow thanks to my dodgy immune system, but just glad to have it over and done with and be under some form of protection finally. Fucking hard year. Scary.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Chedney Honks on May 16, 2021, 01:52:48 PM
They said to me the 15 mins is in case of an allergic reaction. Statistically, you're likely to feel pretty knackered for a day or two after the first AZ but it's obviously well worth it. Glad to hear you've had it!
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Barry Admin on May 16, 2021, 02:14:56 PM
Yeah in chuffed really :-) although things continued not to go my way; I didn't want any of the delays between the first and second dose that so characterised the early rollout, but when I was checking out the canceled my next booking and said I'd have to come in July instead.

Feel light-headed now so just gonna be careful with my history of toppling over.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Chedney Honks on May 16, 2021, 02:42:01 PM
Top tip to mitigate is paracetamol and lots of fluids, I'm sure you know. Get started on that shit in advance. I had a few beers instead and woke up like I'd been absolutely battered.

Also, seems the delay between jabs does increase effectiveness based on on current recent data, so you're good there, too.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Zetetic on May 16, 2021, 03:14:37 PM
Considered pre-dosing on prophylactic paracetamol but decided that I wasn't going to wimp out and risk impairing my immune response (based on some fairly weak evidence from other vaccines in children). Still going to dose up in an hour.

The vaccinator seemed pretty insistent that I should keep moving my arm about afterwards. Trying to think if I do this after flu jabs.

Ended up with Pfizer/Moderna and I'm not 100% sure I was supposed to, given I got conflicting instructions about which booth I was meant to go to.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: bgmnts on May 16, 2021, 03:22:44 PM
Shattered but i'm always shattered and I just started on 100mg setratline from 50mg so dunno what's jab and whats my mental medicine.

I have had little glimpses of headache.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Barry Admin on May 16, 2021, 04:57:00 PM
Quote from: Chedney Honks on May 16, 2021, 02:42:01 PM
Top tip to mitigate is paracetamol and lots of fluids, I'm sure you know. Get started on that shit in advance. I had a few beers instead and woke up like I'd been absolutely battered.

Also, seems the delay between jabs does increase effectiveness based on on current recent data, so you're good there, too.

I take tons of paracetamol anyway, but I'll neck loads of water.

Think I'm safe to get on the bus and stuff again now? I really wanna get some weed and go to the rose gardens and stuff 😅
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: king_tubby on May 16, 2021, 04:59:33 PM
Second jab on Saturday, the surgery phoned me up this morning to book me in.

Then you'll pay. You'll all pay.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Ferris on May 16, 2021, 05:00:47 PM
Takes 2+ weeks to build protection I think? There were 2 fatalities here linked to people going out to a bar/restaurant and celebrating their jab. They were in their 80s or some shit, but still.

As long as you stay distanced and all that I'd say you're laughing though.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: vanilla.coffee on May 16, 2021, 05:32:19 PM
Had my second Astra Zafira yesterday lunchtime. It's now 29 hours later apart from feeling a little tired, I've done the house chores and mowed the lawn and stuff.

I guess now I just have to avoid risk of exposure to variants that AZ does not protect against.

Which means I'm only slightly better off than I was pre vax.

It's not quite an Enya video yet is it?
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: non capisco on May 16, 2021, 05:37:29 PM
Quote from: vanilla.coffee on May 16, 2021, 05:32:19 PM
I guess now I just have to avoid risk of exposure to variants that AZ does not protect against.

I believe/(fucking hope) it protects against hospitalisation and death from all variants.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Ferris on May 16, 2021, 05:43:01 PM
Quote from: non capisco on May 16, 2021, 05:37:29 PM
I believe/(fucking hope) it protects against hospitalisation and death from all variants.

Yeah and me. Some of the variants are more transmissible but after a few weeks anyone with one jab has a lot of protection regardless of what variant they are exposed to.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: bgmnts on May 16, 2021, 05:45:14 PM
Quote from: non capisco on May 16, 2021, 05:37:29 PM
I believe/(fucking hope) it protects against hospitalisation and death from all variants.

The woman giving me the jab said she had no idea.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: greencalx on May 16, 2021, 06:16:34 PM
(I'll rephrase that) Logically, there are going to be variants that the vaccine won't protect against at some stage. My understanding is that the current vaccines offer a good level of protection against the variants that are currently circulating.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Dr Rock on May 16, 2021, 06:26:10 PM
Matt Hancock said on telly earlier there was early signs the vaxes work against the Indian variant.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: mothman on May 16, 2021, 06:32:01 PM
I'm sure whoever was interviewing him respectfully refrained from pointing out that if he'd listened to warnings and stood up to his boss and stopped flights from India, then we would t have to be in the position of needing to find out quite so urgently that it does.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: C_Larence on May 17, 2021, 01:03:04 AM
Had my first pfizer two days ago. Felt fine until this afternoon when I suddenly became very shivery and hot, which has continued into tonight. No idea if it's related because that seems like a long delay, plus it was only the first pfizer and that one isn't even supposed to have side effects as far as I know.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: steveh on May 17, 2021, 08:22:25 AM
Quote from: greencalx on May 16, 2021, 06:16:34 PM
Logically, there are going to be variants that the vaccine won't protect against at some stage.

Though AIUI mutations for a particular virus are limited in how far they can go, which is why you increasingly see the same ones occur in multiple geographic regions. Virologist Trevor Bedford was saying he believes there's perhaps another 1-2 years left before SARS-Cov-2 runs out of mutation options. The vast majority of mutations will also be complete dead ends that offer no evolutionary advantage and the risk of a really radical and dangerous one perhaps goes down with time? I read that AI modelling has already been done on potential future mutations, though I haven't seen anything on what can be drawn from that work.

Lab tests show reduced antibody efficiency for some variants with some vaccines but in practice out in the real world a theoretical 10% reduction or whatever doesn't really matter much in preventing disease and the data from vaccinated people supports this. The second generation Covid vaccines will improve on their efficacy against newer variants, but it could turn out that vaccine escape isn't a significant problem anyway. Pfizer meanwhile are progressing in creating a vaccine that they believe could work against all coronaviruses.

Mutations are just one factor in how new viruses emerge and it's dealing with the next virus that crosses over from animals that we should maybe now start to get more worried about.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: SpiderChrist on May 17, 2021, 08:46:15 AM
Quote from: Dr Rock on May 16, 2021, 06:26:10 PM
Matt Hancock said on telly earlier there was early signs the vaxes work against the Indian variant.

Yeah but if that cunt said "good morning" to me I'd put my pyjamas on and go to bed.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: bakabaka on May 17, 2021, 09:16:53 AM
Quote from: Barry Admin on May 16, 2021, 01:37:07 PM
Expecting it to hit me like a truck tomorrow thanks to my dodgy immune system, but just glad to have it over and done with and be under some form of protection finally. Fucking hard year. Scary.
How are you doing today?
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Butchers Blind on May 17, 2021, 12:34:00 PM
Been trying to book mine for the past week on the website. Put in my postcode and then gives me a list of centres over 20 miles away even though there's one in my town. Its a ball-ache trying to get to the other ones on public transport.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: kalowski on May 17, 2021, 12:56:28 PM
Quote from: kalowski on May 14, 2021, 06:22:35 AM
Vax no. 2 today!
It utterly fucked me two days later. I was red hot and lay in bed with my heart thumping like a fucking tympani.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: El Unicornio, mang on May 17, 2021, 12:58:39 PM
Quote from: Butchers Blind on May 17, 2021, 12:34:00 PM
Been trying to book mine for the past week on the website. Put in my postcode and then gives me a list of centres over 20 miles away even though there's one in my town. Its a ball-ache trying to get to the other ones on public transport.

Just keep trying. I had the same issue then one day a place opened up less than a mile from me.

The 15 mins thing after getting the jab, at mine everyone was sitting down with the St. John Ambulance people milling about, then someone who had just sat down for about 1 minute said "I feel fine, can I just go?" and left then a bunch of other people followed suit. There was also a woman there who kicked up a fuss when they asked if she had a mask. "I don't need a mask, I haven't got Coooviiid!"
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Barry Admin on May 17, 2021, 01:10:01 PM
Quote from: bakabaka on May 17, 2021, 09:16:53 AM
How are you doing today?

Didn't sleep again all night, bit that's normal :-) my arm started hurting about 6am, and that's got worse, but it's not too bad at all, just irritating more than anything. Feel like I've a bit of a cold, but that could just be my allergies and hay fever tbh.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: A Hat Like That on May 17, 2021, 01:35:25 PM
Turned up to my 0800 appointment. Couple of others waiting outside Villa Park. Security guard saunters up.

"Nah, we're only open from 1000 this week"
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: peanutbutter on May 17, 2021, 02:43:39 PM
I've felt like I've had a mild cold for over a week now, Prizer dose 2. I was moving flats directly after dose 1 so I was wrecked regardless but it's possible it's just my body's response to the vaccine.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Ferris on May 17, 2021, 05:14:35 PM
Dose #1 booked for June 1st. Will be scouring the cancelations page to see if I can snag something earlier but for now, I'll take it.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Cuellar on May 17, 2021, 05:33:41 PM
If the UK is doing so great at vaccines, why the hell aren't I booked in yet but seemingly every other cunt on here is
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: mothman on May 17, 2021, 05:55:51 PM
MrsMoth booked for #2 this weekend, and she was a week ahead of me so the end could be in sight!
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Emotional Support Peacock on May 17, 2021, 06:04:56 PM
I've got my 2nd AZ jab booked on Thursday afternoon. Hoping for some easily exaggeratable side effects so I can slack off work on Friday.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: greencalx on May 17, 2021, 07:37:44 PM
Quote from: steveh on May 17, 2021, 08:22:25 AM
Though AIUI mutations for a particular virus are limited in how far they can go, which is why you increasingly see the same ones occur in multiple geographic regions. Virologist Trevor Bedford was saying he believes there's perhaps another 1-2 years left before SARS-Cov-2 runs out of mutation options. The vast majority of mutations will also be complete dead ends that offer no evolutionary advantage and the risk of a really radical and dangerous one perhaps goes down with time? I read that AI modelling has already been done on potential future mutations, though I haven't seen anything on what can be drawn from that work.

Interesting stuff, as usual, thanks. I was chatting with a colleague about this over the last couple of days and she seemed concerned about the possibility of multiple mutations that individually haven't gone anywhere, but if they happen concurrently, could. This is a much lower probability event, but I tend to take the view that evolution, given enough time, will try pretty much everything out... but I guess once it's mutated too far, it's no longer a coronavirus and, indeed, there are many more mutations that are more detrimental to the virus than they are to the host. I also tend to take the view that the vaccine designers know what they are doing, and it is no accident that they remain effective against new variants. I gather the mRNA vaccines are very hi-tech, and precision engineered to target viruses with specific characteristics (as opposed to the traditional "stick-it-in-a-blender" approach) which one assumes have been chosen to be those that are least likely to differ between variants.

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Mutations are just one factor in how new viruses emerge and it's dealing with the next virus that crosses over from animals that we should maybe now start to get more worried about.

As it happens I am involved in a proposal to get some funding to research exactly this question.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Zetetic on May 17, 2021, 07:48:47 PM
Quote from: greencalx on May 17, 2021, 07:37:44 PM
I gather the mRNA vaccines are very hi-tech, and precision engineered to target viruses with specific characteristics (as opposed to the traditional "stick-it-in-a-blender" approach) which one assumes have been chosen to be those that are least likely to differ between variants.
I think relatively few vaccines have gone for "whole virus" as a target[nb]which I guess you can only really do via inactivation or attenuation? I realise as I write that, that I have no idea how either of those work.[/nb]

Most - mRNA and otherwise - have tried to target/reproduce various different bits of the Spike protein[nb]Although not necessarily exclusively.[/nb] on the basis that it's unlikely that you can fiddle with all of it very much and still have the virus capable of entering human cells.

(Although clearly you can fiddle with bits of it a bit, which is why many of the variants have been identifiable via 'S gene dropout', where PCR testing finds other bits of the virus but not the (version of) the Spike gene that they were looking for. There's a sort of interesting not-really-a-paradox here where clearly some mutations to Spike were advantageous for transmissibility, but apparently not sufficient to escape vaccines built around ?other bits of it.)

Interesting article in Nature:
https://www.nature.com/articles/s41577-020-00480-0
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Chedney Honks on May 17, 2021, 08:03:43 PM
I used to to wonder whether it would be nuclear war, a meteor or the buggered environment that would destroy mankind but nowadays I'm pretty convinced it'll be a mad virus. I reckon I've got 30-40 years left maybe, not gonna have kids, so me and my wife will hopefully be OK and whatever happens after I really don't care any more.

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Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: bgmnts on May 17, 2021, 08:06:32 PM
Quote from: Chedney Honks on May 17, 2021, 08:03:43 PM
I used to to wonder whether it would be nuclear war, a meteor or the buggered environment that would destroy mankind but nowadays I'm pretty convinced it'll be a mad virus. I reckon I've got 30-40 years left maybe, not gonna have kids, so me and my wife will hopefully be OK and whatever happens after I really don't care any more.

QuoteA society grows great when old men plant trees in whose shade they know they shall never sit.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Chedney Honks on May 17, 2021, 08:10:46 PM
I planted more than fifty trees over six years in China.

They have something called Tree Planting Day, really great idea.

Unfortunately, they also have pangolin butties so we're fucked.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Barry Admin on May 17, 2021, 08:25:04 PM
Quote from: Cuellar on May 17, 2021, 05:33:41 PM
If the UK is doing so great at vaccines, why the hell aren't I booked in yet but seemingly every other cunt on here is

Did you request one? I had turned down the initial offer cause I was ill and couldn't get a lift. I didnt actually realise - until my Mum mentioned it last week - that I could get it done at the chemists now, or book a slot at the SSE Arena.

The guy there says they can do 4 to 5 thousand a day, crazy. I was slightly agrieved that they had big displays up showing the number of total vaccinations but they didn't appear to update in anything approaching real time. Shambles! So it was stuck at about 110k or so the whole time I was there.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Ferris on May 17, 2021, 08:29:46 PM
Quote from: Barry Admin on May 17, 2021, 08:25:04 PM
Did you request one? I had turned down the initial offer cause I was ill and couldn't get a lift. I didnt actually realise - until my Mum mentioned it last week - that I could get it done at the chemists now, or book a slot at the SSE Arena.

The guy there says they can do 4 to 5 thousand a day, crazy. I was slightly agrieved that they had big displays up showing the number of total vaccinations but they didn't appear to update in anything approaching real time. Shambles! So it was stuck at about 110k or so the whole time I was there.

That's bollocks, I'd love to see the number tick up by one and say "yeah see that, that's me, that is".

That sounds sarcastic but I actually would enjoy it.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Barry Admin on May 17, 2021, 08:39:35 PM
Yeah definitely!

Quote from: SpiderChrist on May 17, 2021, 08:46:15 AM
Yeah but if that cunt said "good morning" to me I'd put my pyjamas on and go to bed.

Re: Matt Hancock, yep; Sky News called him out on an absolutely whopper today about the Indian variant. I don't find him reassuring at all, as he's a lying, sociopathic cunt.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Cuellar on May 17, 2021, 10:14:17 PM
Quote from: Barry Admin on May 17, 2021, 08:25:04 PM
Did you request one? I had turned down the initial offer cause I was ill and couldn't get a lift. I didnt actually realise - until my Mum mentioned it last week - that I could get it done at the chemists now, or book a slot at the SSE Arena.

Well I've been trying to book online even though I'm not in the age bracket. I could wander around to some vaccination sites and see if they've got any knocking about I suppose but I keep thinking 'oh it'll be any day now'. Someone my age DID get a text from their GP today saying they could get it, but he lives in a different county so god knows.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Ferris on May 17, 2021, 10:39:37 PM
Everyone 12+ is eligible here from next week. It's all happening!

In the UK, does someone else book your appointment for you and you just get told when to turn up? I'd massively prefer that, I had to get 2 phones and a laptop out refreshing the booking page this morning like it's weekend camping tickets for Reading 2006.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: NoSleep on May 18, 2021, 06:55:47 AM
Quote from: FerriswheelBueller on May 17, 2021, 10:39:37 PM
In the UK, does someone else book your appointment for you and you just get told when to turn up?

I got advised that I could now book an appointment, then I could choose specifically when I could attend (based on availability; obviously they want to avoid queues at any given time).
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: greencalx on May 18, 2021, 07:53:30 AM
In Scotland you get sent a letter with a time and place prespecified. Sometimes it even arrives before the appointment. I don't know anyone who's been invited to attend their nearest vaccination centre. The one I got sent to was at least only a single half-hour bus ride away. But given that I live within walking distance of a major hospital, a vaccination centre and of course my own GP practice I'm not sure why they've taken this approach.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Zetetic on May 18, 2021, 08:39:54 AM
Much the same experience in Wales, right down to the bus ride.

I note that one shortcoming we have is that we don't have good, easy access to public transport travel times etc. MySociety used to run Mapumental (which was setup following a commission by Welsh Government relating to schools) but abandoned it recently because no one was buying it. We really should be able to marry this stuff up to small-area-data that lets us guess whether people have easy access to a car or not - and this really should be something that central government provides for the whole public sector in a nice API.

Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Blinder Data on May 18, 2021, 09:53:48 AM
Quote from: Cuellar on May 17, 2021, 05:33:41 PM
If the UK is doing so great at vaccines, why the hell aren't I booked in yet but seemingly every other cunt on here is

Same. My only solace is that this must mean I'm considerably younger than the coffin dodgers on here.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: shiftwork2 on May 18, 2021, 09:59:33 AM
It's now the young bucks who have to dodge coffins.  The wizened and tired are safe and that's all that matters.

This must be what it feels like to be a boomer!
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: the midnight watch baboon on May 18, 2021, 10:08:40 AM
Quote from: Emotional Support Peacock on May 17, 2021, 06:04:56 PM
I've got my 2nd AZ jab booked on Thursday afternoon. Hoping for some easily exaggeratable side effects so I can slack off work on Friday.

I had my second AZ yesterday and can report sore joints, sore throat, kinda tumble dryer-like effects. Better than the chills, shudders and headaches of the first one.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: ImmaculateClump on May 18, 2021, 10:15:44 AM
That sounds better.
What do you mean tumble dryer? Hot and dehydrated, sore elbows like you just climbed out of one? Hair standing on end?
Spinny brain, swirly stomach?
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: the midnight watch baboon on May 18, 2021, 10:54:39 AM
Quote from: ImmaculateClump on May 18, 2021, 10:15:44 AM
That sounds better.
What do you mean tumble dryer? Hot and dehydrated, sore elbows like you just climbed out of one? Hair standing on end?
Spinny brain, swirly stomach?

Just the joints thing really - sore like I've been in a rough and tumble, like trainers in a tumble dryer. I s'pose I could add misfiring simile disorder to the list of symptoms.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Ferris on May 18, 2021, 11:07:43 AM
Quote from: greencalx on May 18, 2021, 07:53:30 AM
In Scotland you get sent a letter with a time and place prespecified. Sometimes it even arrives before the appointment. I don't know anyone who's been invited to attend their nearest vaccination centre. The one I got sent to was at least only a single half-hour bus ride away. But given that I live within walking distance of a major hospital, a vaccination centre and of course my own GP practice I'm not sure why they've taken this approach.

I quite like the idea of all the pressure being taken out of it. We've got friends and family in the same age range who are refreshing the cancelations pages to see if they can snag something sooner - I've given up, June 1 is fine for me ta. Place just round the corner as well - magic.

If you didn't book within 90 minutes of vaccines being opened, you missed your chance for a week or two and everyone over 12 will be eligible next time you get a crack at it so it'll likely be even tougher. Oh yes, the government announces the vaccines appointments being opened 3-4hrs after it happens so if you wait for them you're toast.

Quote from: Blinder Data on May 18, 2021, 09:53:48 AM
Same. My only solace is that this must mean I'm considerably younger than the coffin dodgers on here.

The phrase "coffin dodger" will never fail to get a chuckle out of me.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: batwings on May 18, 2021, 11:33:15 AM
Just had my 2nd AZ jab. Looking forward to a few weeks time when I can return to my regular non-medically-mandated isolation.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: ImmaculateClump on May 18, 2021, 11:41:17 AM
Quote from: the midnight watch baboon on May 18, 2021, 10:54:39 AMI s'pose I could add misfiring simile disorder to the list of symptoms.

Haha! That definitely sounds nowhere near as bad as the first round.
Not that it was too bad and it didn't last long, but I was out of action, couldn't really do much.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: nugget on May 18, 2021, 11:58:19 AM
I got my first Biontech shot on Saturday, with the second dose booked in three weeks. I had a dead arm on Sunday, and it hurt a bit to move it, but otherwise I felt fine.

The German booking system is a right mess, and it was a pain in the arse to get the appointment. There are priority groups based on age/risk and occupation, similar to the UK, and it's up to the individual to find out when their group is up and to make the appointment, which means there's always a mad scramble for very limited appointments at the constantly overloaded booking portal. It took several days of time-out errors before I was even able to register my details, and then several more before I actually snagged an appointment (I think logging in at 5 past midnight helped). In principle, it's also possible to get the AZ vaccine from local GPS surgeries here, for which the prioritisation system has been scrapped. I know some people who've had luck with this approach, but when I asked my local GP they told me there was a 14-week waiting list. I understand that some GPs have been completely snowed under with requests to the extent that it has impacted their ability to handle other stuff, so I was reluctant to try my chances at other surgeries. I do wonder how many people will just think "fuck it" and not bother.



Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: greencalx on May 18, 2021, 12:39:14 PM
Quote from: FerriswheelBueller on May 18, 2021, 11:07:43 AM
I quite like the idea of all the pressure being taken out of it. We've got friends and family in the same age range who are refreshing the cancelations pages to see if they can snag something sooner - I've given up, June 1 is fine for me ta. Place just round the corner as well - magic.

If you didn't book within 90 minutes of vaccines being opened, you missed your chance for a week or two and everyone over 12 will be eligible next time you get a crack at it so it'll likely be even tougher. Oh yes, the government announces the vaccines appointments being opened 3-4hrs after it happens so if you wait for them you're toast.

Yeah I think the Glastonbury ticket scramble approach is not ideal either. I don't mind being invited to an appointment at a pre-determined time. It's more the short notice and the weird assignment to centres that I don't get. Most people I've spoken to live within a few minutes of a centre, and yet have had to travel to another town to get theirs.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Ferris on May 18, 2021, 01:19:36 PM
Quote from: greencalx on May 18, 2021, 12:39:14 PM
Yeah I think the Glastonbury ticket scramble approach is not ideal either. I don't mind being invited to an appointment at a pre-determined time. It's more the short notice and the weird assignment to centres that I don't get. Most people I've spoken to live within a few minutes of a centre, and yet have had to travel to another town to get theirs.

That doesn't make sense to me either. We're a car-free family[nb]which is unthinkable to anyone here over 50; "how do you get things; walk?" "Yes" "...wow, seriously?!"[/nb] so if we can't get there on transit (and we largely avoid it because of that covid they have these days) we can't get there full stop. I shudder to think what it would be like if the province allocated our appointments, I'd probably have to kiss goodbye to the wife and child, heft my rucksack and hatchet and set off for a 3 day hike.

Seems like (renegade scheduling decisions aside) it is largely going smoothly over there. It is nice seeing friends, family (and even some CaBbers) get their vaccines.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Bazooka on May 18, 2021, 01:44:37 PM
Just got junked up with my first Pfizer, it's looking promising that I'll be back in China by July which means I'll miss my second due in August. China are 'apparently' vaccinating 14 million people a day.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Kankurette on May 18, 2021, 03:39:46 PM
I'm getting my jab this week, but being a lab rat complicates things because I have to tell the trial people if and when I've got a vaccination coming up, so they can unblind me. I've got to go the trial centre tomorrow to find out if I've had the placebo or not.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Ferris on May 19, 2021, 03:34:47 AM
Quote from: FerriswheelBueller on May 18, 2021, 11:07:43 AM
I quite like the idea of all the pressure being taken out of it. We've got friends and family in the same age range who are refreshing the cancelations pages to see if they can snag something sooner - I've given up, June 1 is fine for me ta. Place just round the corner as well - magic.

Turns out it's a piece of piss to rebook to something earlier, but only after you've got an appointment already (make sense of that).

May 28th for me now, Pfizer right up my arse, pretty sure that's how it works.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Captain Poodle Basher on May 19, 2021, 06:32:36 AM
Had my first jab of Pfizer yesterday. A sore arm this morning but nothing too painful.

Very impressed with the efficiency of the Irish system.

Booked online 8th of this month, got an appointment time and date texted to me three days later and that's it.

In and out in 25 minutes yesterday afternoon.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Kankurette on May 19, 2021, 01:23:02 PM
Just got back from the trials. I've had the jab, so that's me sorted, no worries about Li'l Clotta.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Barry Admin on May 19, 2021, 01:31:39 PM
First bus in over a year and some stupid woman coughed and spluttered the whole way home, arrgggghhhh. And of course, she was basically the only person not wearing a fucking mask. What is wrong with people.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: batwings on May 19, 2021, 02:53:43 PM
I'm now double dosed with AZ. Got it at Crewkerne. I've been very impressed with how smooth, friendly and competent the whole experience was, both times.

24 hours on and just a sore arm and a mild fatigue to report.

Sorry to hear that Neil. Some people suck.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: greencalx on May 19, 2021, 02:59:12 PM
Indeed.

My wife received her invite this morning. She's been assigned to the centre that's at the diametrically opposite side of the city to where we are. There is a bus, but it takes an hour. You board it at the local vaccination clinic and pass at least one of the mass vax centres on the way.

I strongly suspect the health board just generated a list by priority order and assigned to the earliest available appointment without paying any attention to where people live.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Ferris on May 19, 2021, 03:10:30 PM
Quote from: greencalx on May 19, 2021, 02:59:12 PM
You board it at the local vaccination clinic

Who set up the booking system for this, Dom Joly?
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Neville Chamberlain on May 19, 2021, 03:28:43 PM
Quote from: batwings on May 19, 2021, 02:53:43 PM
I'm now double dosed with AZ. Got it at Crewkerne. I've been very impressed with how smooth, friendly and competent the whole experience was, both times.

Haha, my dad got his jab at Crewkerne, too! He, too, described it as a very smooth, friendly and competent experience!

My mum got her jab in Morrison's car park in Yeovil ;-)

I, however, live in Germany and so don't expect to receive my jab for another twelve years.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: batwings on May 19, 2021, 03:38:31 PM
Quote from: Neville Chamberlain on May 19, 2021, 03:28:43 PM
Haha, my dad got his jab at Crewkerne, too! He, too, described it as a very smooth, friendly and competent experience!

My mum got her jab in Morrison's car park in Yeovil ;-)

I, however, live in Germany and so don't expect to receive my jab for another twelve years.

Small world. My mum had both her jabs at Yeovil Morrison's car park. Was great as she only had to walk about 10 meters from car to the tent.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Drygate on May 19, 2021, 05:32:58 PM
This is mildly interesting from someone who wore some fitness trackers before and after getting the jabs
Spoiler alert
they were fine after a few days of being a bit tired
[close]
https://life-sparring.com/blog/2021/05/18/a-quantified-self-perspective-on-the-side-effects-of-the-biontech-pfizer-fosun-covid-vaccine
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: mothman on May 19, 2021, 08:25:29 PM
"Body Battery" can get in grave.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: ersatz99 on May 19, 2021, 09:06:12 PM
Had my first jab ten weeks ago and had a day's worth of the usual fatigue afterwards but more worrying has been a constant shortness of breath which I've had since, triggered by the slightest of activity. I haven't contacted my GP about it but I've got my second jab due in a fortnight and not sure what to do. Anyone else with side effects lingering this long?
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: flotemysost on May 19, 2021, 10:21:49 PM
Quote from: Kankurette on May 19, 2021, 01:23:02 PM
Just got back from the trials. I've had the jab, so that's me sorted, no worries about Li'l Clotta.

That's great news, and thank you for helping with the research effort! Must be weird finding out retrospectively though - like a bit of an anti(body)climax, maybe? I signed up for the Novavax trial last year (haven't been called up) and I did wonder how it would work once the actual approved vax rollout started.

It's incredibly childish I know, but the FOMO is hitting hard this week. Had a team Zoom meeting earlier and seemingly every other fucker on the call (mid-30s, healthy) is getting jabbed in the next few days. Obviously I'm really happy for them all but it also makes me feel weirdly restless and impatient. Those escalator handrails aren't gonna lick themselves!
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Ferris on May 19, 2021, 10:47:10 PM
Quote from: FerriswheelBueller on May 19, 2021, 03:34:47 AM
Turns out it's a piece of piss to rebook to something earlier, but only after you've got an appointment already (make sense of that).

May 28th for me now, Pfizer right up my arse, pretty sure that's how it works.

Ferris, Moderna, May 26th.

My obsessive nature to check things (like the cancelations/free appointments page) is really paying off!

There's essentially no difference between Moderna and Pfizer right? Both mRNA vaccines, with very similar efficacy levels right?
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: non capisco on May 19, 2021, 10:56:21 PM
I think that's right, yeah. All the people I know so far who've had Moderna had bugger all side effects as well. Bloody hipster's vaccine, innit? Don't know you're born. You want the Astrazeneca mate, feel like you've been beaten up eight hours later and then wake up in the middle of the night thinking you're a cyborg. Does you good, mate! Shows you it's working!
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Ferris on May 20, 2021, 12:06:53 AM
If you don't feel like you've been beaten with a sack of doorknobs, then how exactly will it deal with the virus?

Think on.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: non capisco on May 20, 2021, 12:25:34 AM
Was honestly gratified to feel like total dogshit after the jab. Lying on the sofa feeling weak as a kitten with a forehead you could fry an egg on thinking "IT'S WORKING, FUCKIN YASSSSSSSSSSSS".
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: thelittlemango on May 20, 2021, 12:33:58 AM
Quote from: FerriswheelBueller on May 19, 2021, 10:47:10 PM
Ferris, Moderna, May 26th.

My obsessive nature to check things (like the cancelations/free appointments page) is really paying off!

There's essentially no difference between Moderna and Pfizer right? Both mRNA vaccines, with very similar efficacy levels right?

Where is this cancellation page you speak of?
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Claude the Racecar Driving Rockstar Super Sleuth on May 20, 2021, 12:37:28 AM
I'm due my first poking next week. I haven't been told which one I'm getting though. When do they tell you?
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: non capisco on May 20, 2021, 12:41:47 AM
Quote from: Claude the Racecar Driving Rockstar Super Sleuth on May 20, 2021, 12:37:28 AM
I'm due my first poking next week. I haven't been told which one I'm getting though. When do they tell you?

Just before you get jabbed.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Ferris on May 20, 2021, 01:01:50 AM
Quote from: thelittlemango on May 20, 2021, 12:33:58 AM
Where is this cancellation page you speak of?

Canada (well, Nova Scotia to be precise) - don't think there's a UK equivalent :(
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Claude the Racecar Driving Rockstar Super Sleuth on May 20, 2021, 01:06:45 AM
Quote from: non capisco on May 20, 2021, 12:41:47 AM
Just before you get jabbed.
Now I'm imagining the nurse jumping out from behind a corner and shouting it right before plunging the needle in. Like a sort of clinical mugging.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Blinder Data on May 20, 2021, 09:20:10 AM
Someone I know in London in their 30s got a walk-up appointment a while ago because so many punters left as soon as they found that it was AstraZeneca. So many vaccines wasted...

Through the below link I found out I get mine in two weeks time! Buzzing. It's basically a sneaky way to find out when your first or second jag is before the blue envelope reaches you (provided your date has been confirmed obvs).

For Cabbers in Scotland: https://invitations.vacs.nhs.scot/

I'm driving 10 mins to the big council building for mine when my GP surgery a few doors down has been jabbing people for ages. Go figure.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Cuellar on May 20, 2021, 10:06:53 AM
Finally fucking booked it! 30th. Get it in me.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: pigamus on May 20, 2021, 10:10:35 AM
2nd dose today. Not looking forward to being sick tomorrow
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: NoSleep on May 20, 2021, 10:27:29 AM
Quote from: greencalx on May 18, 2021, 07:53:30 AM
In Scotland you get sent a letter with a time and place prespecified. Sometimes it even arrives before the appointment. I don't know anyone who's been invited to attend their nearest vaccination centre. The one I got sent to was at least only a single half-hour bus ride away. But given that I live within walking distance of a major hospital, a vaccination centre and of course my own GP practice I'm not sure why they've taken this approach.

To add to the more sensible vaccine invitations I received, my appointment was to a venue (local community centre; same place that becomes the local polling station) only 5 minutes walk away.

Bringing buses into the formula (by making the venue in the next town, for example) would have meant eliminating Sundays and any time after 6PM; I think they would have actually had to run a bus shuttle service to prevent a bottleneck due to buses (just one service) only running hourly. (Or have massive parking facilities nearby to accommodate cars)
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: imitationleather on May 20, 2021, 10:50:25 AM
When I just tried to book all the available vaccination centres were bladdy miles away.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Cuellar on May 20, 2021, 11:05:32 AM
I've booked mine for the 30th, but loads of people I know who booked theirs yesterday too managed to get it in a day or two's time.

If I cancel and try and rebook I'm likely just to lose the 30th appointment, right? I'm just beeing greedy aren't I. GIVE IT TO ME NOW!!!
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: finnquark on May 20, 2021, 11:09:35 AM
Anyone needing a jab who can get to Whalley Range, Everest pharmacy are giving out the Pfizer to all comers today. Got mine this am - open til 7.30.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: greencalx on May 20, 2021, 11:23:20 AM
Quote from: FerriswheelBueller on May 19, 2021, 10:47:10 PM
There's essentially no difference between Moderna and Pfizer right? Both mRNA vaccines, with very similar efficacy levels right?

Yes Moderna is an mRNA vaccine (the clue is in the name). I think the basic principles are the same: the specific sequence will likely be different, and the coating that is needed to get the mRNA into the cells where it can do its stuff is certainly different. I believe it's the properties of the coating that determine the stability at different temperatures, hence why Moderna can cope with relatively high storage temperatures compared to Pfizer. Pfizer seems a shade more effective than Moderna, but both are in the upper 90s, where it may as well be 100%. (And, again, worth remembering that the 60%+ effectiveness of AZ is still high in the grand scheme of things. The flu vaccine is more like 40%).
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Blue Jam on May 20, 2021, 11:29:11 AM
Got my blue envelope today. I'm 39 so this is a bit sooner than expected, especially as I know people in the age category above who are still yet to receive theirs. I'm wondering if my asthma let me jump the queue a bit. Or perhaps the system is just a bit fucked.

Being a young 'un means I might get to dodge Ol' Clotty as well:

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2021/may/07/people-under-40-in-uk-to-be-offered-alternative-to-astrazeneca-jab
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: amateur on May 20, 2021, 11:46:46 AM
Getting jabbed Monday!

Could have got it today, but I've got a heavy day of drinking & restaurants tomorrow and I don't fancy feeling ropey for that.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: imitationleather on May 20, 2021, 11:58:50 AM
Booked in for next Thursday. 😎
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Ferris on May 20, 2021, 12:09:36 PM
Quote from: greencalx on May 20, 2021, 11:23:20 AM
Yes Moderna is an mRNA vaccine (the clue is in the name). I think the basic principles are the same: the specific sequence will likely be different, and the coating that is needed to get the mRNA into the cells where it can do its stuff is certainly different. I believe it's the properties of the coating that determine the stability at different temperatures, hence why Moderna can cope with relatively high storage temperatures compared to Pfizer. Pfizer seems a shade more effective than Moderna, but both are in the upper 90s, where it may as well be 100%. (And, again, worth remembering that the 60%+ effectiveness of AZ is still high in the grand scheme of things. The flu vaccine is more like 40%).

Yeah that's what I figured and ties with what I've been reading. For some reason, people seem to be canceling Moderna in favour of Pfizer here (probably to do with the ~half a percentage point lower efficacy). Doesn't bother me though, fill the needle with whatever juice you have and jam it right in there.

By getting my appointment moved forward a week via 10 minutes on an app, I've got a week of normality and my life back. Good deal for me!


Quote from: Cuellar on May 20, 2021, 11:05:32 AM
I've booked mine for the 30th, but loads of people I know who booked theirs yesterday too managed to get it in a day or two's time.

If I cancel and try and rebook I'm likely just to lose the 30th appointment, right? I'm just beeing greedy aren't I. GIVE IT TO ME NOW!!!


That's basically what I've been doing.

Mrs Ferris has asked me to stop checking for her because it's an obsessive waste of time that will result in a day or two sooner at best, is difficult for her to keep rebooking around work, and we've already moved up a week already she can't handle the heat.

I'm convinced that one day I'll check and get an appointment tomorrow and be done. I think it's just a combination of my slightly obsessive nature and anxiety over the caseload here (we're 4 weeks into a 7 week lockdown and I'm going a bit bonkers), and desperation to get over the fucking finish line with all this shit.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Drygate on May 20, 2021, 01:21:23 PM
Quote from: greencalx on May 20, 2021, 11:23:20 AMPfizer seems a shade more effective than Moderna, but both are in the upper 90s, where it may as well be 100%.

Isn't it more like 1.3% in absolute terms?

https://www.thelancet.com/journals/lanmic/article/PIIS2666-5247(21)00069-0/fulltext
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Cuellar on May 20, 2021, 01:29:21 PM
Quote from: FerriswheelBueller on May 20, 2021, 12:09:36 PM
That's basically what I've been doing.

Mrs Ferris has asked me to stop checking for her because it's an obsessive waste of time that will result in a day or two sooner at best, is difficult for her to keep rebooking around work, and we've already moved up a week already she can't handle the heat.

I'm convinced that one day I'll check and get an appointment tomorrow and be done. I think it's just a combination of my slightly obsessive nature and anxiety over the caseload here (we're 4 weeks into a 7 week lockdown and I'm going a bit bonkers), and desperation to get over the fucking finish line with all this shit.

Hmm sounds risky. I don't want to try and rebook, lose my current spot, then end up in the arse end of July or something.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Blue Jam on May 20, 2021, 02:17:14 PM
Scotchland peeps over 30 who havnae had their jags: Try filling out this new missing appointments form:

https://invitations.vacs.nhs.scot/

Just saw this on Twitter, people filling it in and getting appointments texted to them minutes later, looks like it hasn't been well publicised for some reason:

https://twitter.com/ardavey/status/1394354389998002183
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Ferris on May 20, 2021, 02:19:36 PM
Quote from: Cuellar on May 20, 2021, 01:29:21 PM
Hmm sounds risky. I don't want to try and rebook, lose my current spot, then end up in the arse end of July or something.

No idea how you britishers do it, but nothing is canceled here until you confirm a replacement so you can peruse available appointments without penalty. If you see an earlier one, you grab it (assuming it's accessible for you - if I fancied a 7hr drive to the north of the province I could get a jab tomorrow).

I suppose if you wanted you could keep the page open and just hit refresh but even I'm not that obsessive. Couple of times a day, I'll open the page and check. That's brought me and the wife forward a week and 6 days respectively. Not a huge deal in the grand scheme of things but there you go.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Cuellar on May 20, 2021, 02:49:35 PM
I think it's a 'cancel and rebook' scenario here, despite being told by everyone on the group chat 'oh yeah you can just change it on the website' - turns out they were talking shit.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Ballad of Ballard Berkley on May 20, 2021, 03:26:53 PM
Quote from: Blue Jam on May 20, 2021, 02:17:14 PM
Scotchland peeps over 30 who havnae had their jags: Try filling out this new missing appointments form:

https://invitations.vacs.nhs.scot/

Just saw this on Twitter, people filling it in and getting appointments texted to them minutes later, looks like it hasn't been well publicised for some reason:

https://twitter.com/ardavey/status/1394354389998002183

Brilliant, thanks Blue Jam!! I'm 46 and I still haven't heard from them. Hopefully this will hurry things along.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: pigamus on May 20, 2021, 04:51:45 PM
Take a bag with you, they give you half a dozen boxes of lateral flow tests
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Neomod on May 20, 2021, 05:02:19 PM
Not having needed a Doctor since 1996[nb]touch wood[/nb] I wasn't registered. Process to finally get onto the covid appointment site has taken 5 weeks and even though my local surgery is a jab centre (and we have five in our town) I just checked to make an appointment online and was offered a venue 15 miles away. 

Is this the sort of thing where you need to check the site early in the morning for something local?
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Blue Jam on May 20, 2021, 05:05:10 PM
Quote from: Ballad of Ballard Berkley on May 20, 2021, 03:26:53 PM
Brilliant, thanks Blue Jam!! I'm 46 and I still haven't heard from them. Hopefully this will hurry things along.

Please do let us know how you get on BoBB. You should definitely have received your blue envelope before me so I'm guessing you've got one of the "lost" appointments. Judging by Twitter there a lot of them, so many that I'm wondering if this is the real reason why Scotchland's vaccine rollout is lagging behind Engerland's.

Sorry to put my tinfoil hat on for a minute, but the speed at which people's "lost" appointments are being "found" and offered to them is making me wonder if this is just a vaccine booking service in disguise...
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Ballad of Ballard Berkley on May 20, 2021, 05:26:06 PM
Yeah, it's all a bit odd. I called the number and was told that my blue envelope must've got lost in the post, as I was supposed to receive my first jab on 15th May. The bloke then scheduled an appointment for this Saturday, which is great, but I was slightly perplexed by the speed with which it was all sorted out.

Anyway, thanks again for the link, Blue Jam!
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: olliebean on May 20, 2021, 08:07:44 PM
Quote from: greencalx on May 20, 2021, 11:23:20 AMThe flu vaccine is more like 40%).

It is? Well that makes me feel better about not bothering to get mine.

Had the second dose of AZ this morning. It wasn't as painless as the first one, and I had to go home with a cotton ball taped to my arm (with the first one, there was no blood at all). Also the side effects are supposed to be milder with the second dose of AZ, but so far they feel a bit worse than they did after the first one (still mild, though).
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: steveh on May 21, 2021, 09:09:47 AM
Quote from: greencalx on May 20, 2021, 11:23:20 AM
(And, again, worth remembering that the 60%+ effectiveness of AZ is still high in the grand scheme of things. The flu vaccine is more like 40%).

PHE data that came out this week put it at 85-90% in protecting against symptomatic disease after a second dose, the same as Pfizer, though with the caveat that it's still early data compared to the Pfizer research.

https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/988193/Vaccine_surveillance_report_-_week_20.pdf
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: greencalx on May 21, 2021, 10:14:16 AM
Thanks - I meant to post that and forgot.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: olliebean on May 21, 2021, 10:21:05 AM
Quote from: steveh on May 21, 2021, 09:09:47 AM
PHE data that came out this week put it at 85-90% in protecting against symptomatic disease after a second dose, the same as Pfizer, though with the caveat that it's still early data compared to the Pfizer research.

https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/988193/Vaccine_surveillance_report_-_week_20.pdf

That data is for over-65s - I think it's believed to be less effective on younger people. Also, although it's too soon for any definitive data on an 8 week gap between doses (as is currently the case for over-50s), I've seen suggestions that it may be somewhat less effective than with a 12 week gap.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: greencalx on May 21, 2021, 04:10:31 PM
Quote from: olliebean on May 21, 2021, 10:21:05 AM
That data is for over-65s - I think it's believed to be less effective on younger people. Also, although it's too soon for any definitive data on an 8 week gap between doses (as is currently the case for over-50s), I've seen suggestions that it may be somewhat less effective than with a 12 week gap.

Who's doing the believing / suggesting here, and what's their empirical basis? (I'm a bit confused because you seem to be saying that the data don't exist to draw conclusions, but people seem to be drawing them anyway).
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: olliebean on May 21, 2021, 04:56:54 PM
Quote from: greencalx on May 21, 2021, 04:10:31 PM
Who's doing the believing / suggesting here, and what's their empirical basis? (I'm a bit confused because you seem to be saying that the data don't exist to draw conclusions, but people seem to be drawing them anyway).

Based on what data is available. I was searching the other day to find what difference having the second dose after 8 instead of 12 weeks might make, and found a couple of studies, but I didn't read them in detail or make a note of the URLs. And I'm sure I remember around the time that efficacies for AZ were first being bandied around, that they were said to be higher for older people than younger.

Maybe I'll have a look and find some links to post later, if I have time.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: greencalx on May 21, 2021, 05:54:23 PM
That would be interesting, as I seem to recall some controversy around extending the gap between doses.  (The motivation for that I understood was that you got more bang for your buck with the first dose, so at the population level it was better to have more people vaxed with a single dose than a smaller number vaxed with both doses - particularly when supply is an issue).
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: olliebean on May 21, 2021, 08:14:28 PM
The tables in this study, for example, seem to suggest that 6-8 weeks is the least effective interval between doses, with a greater proportion of participants in that group testing positive more than 14 days after the second dose than in the <6 weeks group, the 9-11 weeks group, and the >=12 weeks group.

https://www.thelancet.com/journals/lancet/article/PIIS0140-6736(21)00432-3/fulltext

Or this report, which suggests efficacy of around 60% at 6-8 weeks, rising to 82% at 12 weeks.

https://indianexpress.com/article/explained/why-interval-between-covishield-doses-has-been-raised-to-8-weeks-7240465/

Those aren't the ones I saw previously (I can't find those now), but they all seem to suggest the chances of catching Covid after an 8 week interval between AZ doses is something in the region of double that of catching it after a 12 week interval between doses.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: greencalx on May 21, 2021, 08:59:26 PM
Thanks. That's interesting. 80% after the 2nd dose looks pretty encouraging too.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: olliebean on May 21, 2021, 10:38:38 PM
Quote from: greencalx on May 21, 2021, 08:59:26 PM
Thanks. That's interesting. 80% after the 2nd dose looks pretty encouraging too.

Yeah, except for those of us over 50 who've had it moved up to 8 weeks so only get around 60%.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Emotional Support Peacock on May 22, 2021, 07:18:39 AM
Second AZ jab gave me weird dreams but no other side effects to report.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: flotemysost on May 22, 2021, 09:11:59 AM
Has anyone else booked through the main NHS page (https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19/coronavirus-vaccination/)?

I think I've booked for next week (selected a location and time and everything), but I haven't had a confirmation text/email and now when I go back into that page, it asks me for the booking reference number, which hopefully means it worked but I don't have the number, and didn't make a note of in my frenzied clicking.

I think the Try to answer the questions as quickly as you can, or you may go back into the queue wording on the landing page threw me a bit, then there was no obvious "Your booking is now confirmed" page when it was done, so I'm hoping the confirmation text email is just slowly wending its way to me, otherwise I can't even remember exactly which time slot I clicked on.

Quote from: FerriswheelBueller on May 17, 2021, 10:39:37 PM
refreshing the booking page this morning like it's weekend camping tickets for Reading 2006.

That's exactly what I thought too, serves me right for not paying attention though.

EDIT: Just got the email now, so anyone else booking this way, give it a few minutes. YASSSS
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: greencalx on May 22, 2021, 10:45:21 AM
Quote from: olliebean on May 21, 2021, 10:38:38 PM
Yeah, except for those of us over 50 who've had it moved up to 8 weeks so only get around 60%.

Are you able to rebook the second one? I presume the people who are deciding on the policy think it's better to have 60% now rather than 80% in a months time but I'm not sure I see the logic.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: olliebean on May 22, 2021, 11:52:12 AM
Quote from: greencalx on May 22, 2021, 10:45:21 AM
Are you able to rebook the second one? I presume the people who are deciding on the policy think it's better to have 60% now rather than 80% in a months time but I'm not sure I see the logic.

I've already had it. There weren't any options to book more than a week or so ahead, which was just over 8 weeks since the first one. I presume there'll be a booster shot later in the year to top it up.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: purlieu on May 22, 2021, 01:05:50 PM
Just had my first Pfizer. Feel like someone's given me a dead arm, but otherwise all good. Actually didn't feel it even go in.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Ferris on May 22, 2021, 01:11:21 PM
Quote from: purlieu on May 22, 2021, 01:05:50 PM
Just had my first Pfizer. Feel like someone's given me a dead arm, but otherwise all good. Actually didn't feel it even go in.

THATS WHAT SHE SAID ABAHAHAHAHHAHHAHHHAHAHA
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: king_tubby on May 22, 2021, 01:31:17 PM
Had my second one earlier. Been to a cafe, then stopped off at the pub on the way back. Nothing can stop me now.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Claude the Racecar Driving Rockstar Super Sleuth on May 22, 2021, 03:10:41 PM
Quote from: flotemysost on May 22, 2021, 09:11:59 AM
Has anyone else booked through the main NHS page (https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19/coronavirus-vaccination/)?

I think I've booked for next week (selected a location and time and everything), but I haven't had a confirmation text/email
I booked mine several days ago and haven't received any text or email. I made sure to save the booking numbers from the website, so I assume it's all confirmed. It's entirely possible I didn't actually click on the box for text and email, even though I thought I did.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Old Thrashbarg on May 22, 2021, 06:18:37 PM
I've not had a text/email since booking a couple of days ago, and because they were obviously going to send both as per my request I didn't record the reference number. Attempting to book again asks for the reference number rather than giving me the option to book, so it seems like a safe bet that the booking actually went through and that it's linked to my NHS number, so can't imagine there being a problem when that's all I turn up with.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Harvey Milk on May 22, 2021, 07:04:47 PM
Should I get the second dose if I experienced shortness of breath from the first dose (AstraZeneca)?

It was worrying enough that I had to go to A&E and, after the doctors found an elevated D-dimer, get taken off for a CT angiogram over.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: pigamus on May 22, 2021, 07:13:25 PM
Quote from: Claude the Racecar Driving Rockstar Super Sleuth on May 22, 2021, 03:10:41 PM
I booked mine several days ago and haven't received any text or email. I made sure to save the booking numbers from the website, so I assume it's all confirmed. It's entirely possible I didn't actually click on the box for text and email, even though I thought I did.

If you've got the booking numbers it's booked. I didn't get any text or email for the second dose but there was no problem.

You can go to the website to check your booking. It will say "You are 135 in the queue" but I got through in about five minutes.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: mothman on May 22, 2021, 07:29:17 PM
Quote from: Harvey Milk on May 22, 2021, 07:04:47 PM
Should I get the second dose if I experienced shortness of breath from the first dose (AstraZeneca)?

It was worrying enough that I had to go to A&E and, after the doctors found an elevated D-dimer, get taken off for a CT angiogram over.

We're probably not the people you should be asking! Granted, a doctor is still going to say that you should, but you need to get medical advice and likely monitoring in straight away. I guess they might suggest you start again with a different vaccine, but obviously there are pros and cons to that as you're delaying further being fully protected.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Harvey Milk on May 22, 2021, 07:46:21 PM
Quote from: mothman on May 22, 2021, 07:29:17 PM
We're probably not the people you should be asking! Granted, a doctor is still going to say that you should, but you need to get medical advice and likely monitoring in straight away. I guess they might suggest you start again with a different vaccine, but obviously there are pros and cons to that as you're delaying further being fully protected.

This isn't the only place I'm asking around in, but I thought I would include us because I knew that a few members work in healthcare in some capacity (e.g. Zetetic, shiftwork2).
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: flotemysost on May 23, 2021, 11:44:34 AM
Quote from: Old Thrashbarg on May 22, 2021, 06:18:37 PM
Attempting to book again asks for the reference number rather than giving me the option to book, so it seems like a safe bet that the booking actually went through

Yep, that's exactly what I had, so as you say I'm sure you're all sorted.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: SpiderChrist on May 23, 2021, 12:06:52 PM
Just had second jab. Feel a bit anxious.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: batwings on May 23, 2021, 12:11:39 PM
Quote from: SpiderChrist on May 23, 2021, 12:06:52 PM
Just had second jab. Feel a bit anxious.

You'll be fine. Plus, you will soon have very good protection against getting serious COVID.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Old Thrashbarg on May 23, 2021, 01:08:15 PM
Quote from: flotemysost on May 23, 2021, 11:44:34 AM
Yep, that's exactly what I had, so as you say I'm sure you're all sorted.

And just now I've received both an email and a text with the details and reference numbers of both bookings.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: SpiderChrist on May 23, 2021, 01:37:48 PM
Quote from: batwings on May 23, 2021, 12:11:39 PM
You'll be fine. Plus, you will soon have very good protection against getting serious COVID.

Yeah I know. Having a rough time of it at the mo so stress/anxiety levels were already quite high. Feeling a bit nauseous and shivery now, so off for a lie down. Weirdly I only got mild side effects from the first jab after about 6 hours, this started within an hour of the jab.

tl/dr: dead soon
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: purlieu on May 23, 2021, 02:22:10 PM
The lymph nodes in my neck have swollen and over the course of the morning, leading to my upper body being almost paralysed due to the pain. Neurofen and a hot neck band have got me up and moving again, but it's not very pleasant, I have to say.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Blue Jam on May 23, 2021, 02:32:06 PM
Quote from: Harvey Milk on May 22, 2021, 07:04:47 PM
Should I get the second dose if I experienced shortness of breath from the first dose (AstraZeneca)?

It was worrying enough that I had to go to A&E and, after the doctors found an elevated D-dimer, get taken off for a CT angiogram over.

Scary... as someone with a family history of heart attacks and DVT this also frightens the piss out of me. As I'm (just) under 40 I should be getting the Pfizer jab but I have been thinking about taking aspirin for a few days before. Anyone tried this, or seen it recommended?
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: olliebean on May 23, 2021, 04:01:52 PM
Quote from: Blue Jam on May 23, 2021, 02:32:06 PM
Scary... as someone with a family history of heart attacks and DVT this also frightens the piss out of me. As I'm (just) under 40 I should be getting the Pfizer jab but I have been thinking about taking aspirin for a few days before. Anyone tried this, or seen it recommended?

The consensus on the internet (e.g., here (https://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/entry/taking-aspirin-before-the-astrazeneca-covid-vaccine_uk_60701930c5b6616dcd761f36)) seems to be a definite no to Aspirin, it won't reduce the risk of a clot and may make things worse. But the risk of blood clots is extremely low anyway, so I wouldn't worry about it.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: mothman on May 23, 2021, 04:16:00 PM
Feeling a bit unimpressed and disgruntled about being stuck with AZ, now. 60% effectiveness at stopping the "Indian" variant? That's not much better than 50% or, basically, tossing a coin. I know, I know, be grateful for small mercies, but still.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Cuellar on May 23, 2021, 04:20:05 PM
It'll probably be fine
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Ferris on May 23, 2021, 05:20:22 PM
Quote from: mothman on May 23, 2021, 04:16:00 PM
Feeling a bit unimpressed and disgruntled about being stuck with AZ, now. 60% effectiveness at stopping the "Indian" variant? That's not much better than 50% or, basically, tossing a coin. I know, I know, be grateful for small mercies, but still.

But is that the chance of getting no case vs asymptomatic/mild case? Or is that the chance of complete 100% protection vs entirely unprotected? The efficacy from a single number isn't super helpful and I think the communication has been really poor on this.

The Pfizer vaccine for example; it gives 90%+ chance of not getting the virus, but if you did get a case it'd be mild or even asymptomatic with basically 0 chance of going into hospital or a coffin, so the "90%+ protection" figure translates to "you will not die, you will not go to hospital, if you are very unlucky you may have mild flu symptoms".

J&J is similar - "60-75% efficacy" so people think 'oh well that's no good' but actually it is (essentially) 100% effective at stopping you dying, with a chance that you might still get an asymptomatic case or a runny nose.

I'm sure I've got all those numbers wrong, but that is my understanding and I think communicating efficacy with a single number isn't helpful. I've also not read the study, so maybe it literally is only 60% efficacious at stopping severe cases. Doubt it though.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: greencalx on May 23, 2021, 05:43:57 PM
Quote from:  https://pharmaceutical-journal.com/article/feature/everything-you-need-to-know-about-covid-19-vaccines
AstraZeneca announced results of a study in 32,449 participants in the US, Peru and Chile on 25 March 2021, which suggests vaccine efficacy is 76% (95% CI 68–82) against symptomatic disease, and 100% against severe or critical disease and hospitalisation when two doses are given four weeks apart.

Taken together with yesterday's discussion about a longer spacing between doses apparently increasing the effectiveness (presumably, against mild symptomatic disease) I think one shouldn't be too gloomy about being "fobbed off" with AZ.

All the vaccines are way better than NPIs.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: mothman on May 23, 2021, 06:17:58 PM
Yeah, I know, I'm being silly. Ignore me, it's just one of those days. I need a vacation. I'm probably not going to get one. There's only so much counting your blessings you can do... hopefully I'll get a text from my GP tomorrow and 2jab will finally be in the offing.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: SpiderChrist on May 23, 2021, 06:50:37 PM
Quote from: SpiderChrist on May 23, 2021, 01:37:48 PM
Yeah I know. Having a rough time of it at the mo so stress/anxiety levels were already quite high. Feeling a bit nauseous and shivery now, so off for a lie down. Weirdly I only got mild side effects from the first jab after about 6 hours, this started within an hour of the jab.

tl/dr: dead soon

Slept deeply for three hours, woke up with a headache, still fee a bit wiped out. Hopefully that's it for the side effects.

Tomorrow I intend to go to every charity shop in town and lick all the surfaces.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: king_tubby on May 23, 2021, 07:00:22 PM
All I've had from the second jab (yesterday) is a sore arm, a few squits and a headache paracetamol took care of. Had to have a lie down this afternoon but I had had a pint and roast dinner down the pub.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: purlieu on May 23, 2021, 08:13:51 PM
Quote from: purlieu on May 23, 2021, 02:22:10 PM
The lymph nodes in my neck have swollen and over the course of the morning, leading to my upper body being almost paralysed due to the pain. Neurofen and a hot neck band have got me up and moving again, but it's not very pleasant, I have to say.
Neck is working in most directions, but still can't look up at all due to swelling.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Rich Uncle Skeleton on May 24, 2021, 10:59:15 AM
Booked for my first jab oh baby
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Drygate on May 24, 2021, 11:03:28 AM
Quote from: FerriswheelBueller on May 23, 2021, 05:20:22 PM
The Pfizer vaccine for example; it gives 90%+ chance of not getting the virus, but if you did get a case it'd be mild or even asymptomatic with basically 0 chance of going into hospital or a coffin, so the "90%+ protection" figure translates to "you will not die, you will not go to hospital, if you are very unlucky you may have mild flu symptoms".

J&J is similar - "60-75% efficacy" so people think 'oh well that's no good' but actually it is (essentially) 100% effective at stopping you dying, with a chance that you might still get an asymptomatic case or a runny nose.

Has anyone seen any published numbers relating to deaths and severity of illness after being vaccinated?
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Blue Jam on May 24, 2021, 11:07:36 AM
Quote from: olliebean on May 23, 2021, 04:01:52 PM
The consensus on the internet (e.g., here (https://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/entry/taking-aspirin-before-the-astrazeneca-covid-vaccine_uk_60701930c5b6616dcd761f36)) seems to be a definite no to Aspirin, it won't reduce the risk of a clot and may make things worse. But the risk of blood clots is extremely low anyway, so I wouldn't worry about it.

Cheers. Did a bit of Googling myself and reached the same conclusion, thanks for the reassurance.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: greencalx on May 24, 2021, 11:53:17 AM
Quote from: Drygate on May 24, 2021, 11:03:28 AM
Has anyone seen any published numbers relating to deaths and severity of illness after being vaccinated?

Yes, there's quite a lot of information in the link I posted above, all of which I believe links to the original studies. https://pharmaceutical-journal.com/article/feature/everything-you-need-to-know-about-covid-19-vaccines.

But maybe you had different sorts of numbers in mind?
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Ferris on May 24, 2021, 12:26:55 PM
Hyped out my gourd for my vaccine on Wednesday. Will be banging on about it for days I reckon.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: popcorn on May 24, 2021, 01:05:24 PM
You will banging on the inside of your coffin

due to your death.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: amateur on May 24, 2021, 01:33:25 PM
Just got the jab! Pfizer Extra Cold.

I feel very refreshed and powerful.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: JaDanketies on May 24, 2021, 01:38:53 PM
getting stabbed for the first time tomorrow. Fiancee has had the option to get vaxxed for a few weeks and hasn't done it yet. She's worried that everyone who got vaxxed might have health problems next year, that it all rolled out too quickly, etc. I think Boris Johnson is not inspiring faith. Might point out that the New Zealand PM she likes Jacinda Ardern has got the jab.

What's a little concerning is that my second jab is in like August? Will it still be as effective as it would be if it was four weeks later?
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Ferris on May 24, 2021, 01:41:56 PM
Quote from: popcorn on May 24, 2021, 01:05:24 PM
You will banging on the inside of your coffin

due to your death.

Well hang on that's the opposite of what I want?
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Johnboy on May 24, 2021, 02:26:57 PM
Got the jab today - Pfizer. Feeling good about it I must say.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: greencalx on May 24, 2021, 02:36:09 PM
Apparently a 12 week delay is the best for the AZ jab. Not sure about the hipster vaxes though.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Blue Jam on May 24, 2021, 02:41:32 PM
Quote from: greencalx on May 24, 2021, 02:36:09 PM
Apparently a 12 week delay is the best for the AZ jab. Not sure about the hipster vaxes though.

Hipster vaxes? Do you mean Pfizer and the alternative ones the young 'uns are being offered? Bit worried now. If I get the Pfizer jab will I grow a beard?
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: steveh on May 24, 2021, 02:56:30 PM
If I'm understanding correctly, the body clears the active part of the Pfizer / Moderna vaccine within a month so you can follow up with a second jab to stimulate the immune system again more quickly. However, in the AstraZeneca one it hangs around for longer so doing the second jab too soon is not optimal for longer-term protection.

Much better explained here: https://twitter.com/DevanSinha/status/1363828661120548864.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Drygate on May 24, 2021, 03:07:22 PM
Quote from: greencalx on May 24, 2021, 11:53:17 AM
Yes, there's quite a lot of information in the link I posted above, all of which I believe links to the original studies. https://pharmaceutical-journal.com/article/feature/everything-you-need-to-know-about-covid-19-vaccines.

But maybe you had different sorts of numbers in mind?

Thanks. Sorry should've noticed that! I don't see why they can't put the relative risk reduction AND the absolute risk reduction. I'm worried it's giving me false hope when it only uses the big 90%+ numbers. What if it all goes tits up again when there's another wave when everything is open/it gets cold/people spend more time inside/stop isolating?
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Ferris on May 24, 2021, 03:18:06 PM
Quote from: greencalx on May 24, 2021, 02:36:09 PM
Apparently a 12 week delay is the best for the AZ jab. Not sure about the hipster vaxes though.

Pfizer/AstraZeneca is played, I'm getting juiced up with Moderna because I have taste, yeah?

Their first jab was better. Difficult second jab. Etc.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Uncle TechTip on May 24, 2021, 04:20:31 PM
Health problems next year? Are they expected to store up and be unleashed at a later date? Does this happen with other vaccines?
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: non capisco on May 24, 2021, 04:22:28 PM
Quote from: FerriswheelBueller on May 24, 2021, 03:18:06 PM
Their first jab was better. Difficult second jab. Etc.

I was into them when they were called Sputnik IV.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Ferris on May 24, 2021, 04:42:17 PM
Quote from: non capisco on May 24, 2021, 04:22:28 PM
I was into them when they were called Sputnik IV.

I'm trying to formulate a gag about being such an earlier adopter that I was in the trial group, with a topper about how some of those people ended up getting very into Brian Molko (of Placebo, geddit?!) but I just don't have the energy.

Imagine I did and it was as bad as it sounded.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: greencalx on May 24, 2021, 05:10:54 PM
Quote from: Drygate on May 24, 2021, 03:07:22 PM
Thanks. Sorry should've noticed that! I don't see why they can't put the relative risk reduction AND the absolute risk reduction. I'm worried it's giving me false hope when it only uses the big 90%+ numbers. What if it all goes tits up again when there's another wave when everything is open/it gets cold/people spend more time inside/stop isolating?

Not sure why the absolute risk reduction is at all relevant, tbh, unless you're looking for an artificially small number to get worried about? All it tells you is that most people don't get covid, and the vax does nothing to help them, which is hardly a surprise.

The relative risk reduction is in my opinion the one to care about. It tells you how much less likely you are to get ill if you are unfortunate enough to be exposed to the virus. It also tells you how much the R number goes down by. With 95% effectiveness, anything with an R number up to 20 (ie, measles) gets reduced to below 1 (assuming everyone gets vaxed which of course won't be the case). With 60% effectiveness and 90% take-up (which I think is realistic), R is halved so although not sufficient to stop covid in its tracks, you're hard pressed to find an NPI beyond total lockdown that can achieve that.

[EDIT: fucking new computer autocorrect. Must turn that off]
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: flotemysost on May 24, 2021, 06:14:24 PM
Quote from: JaDanketies on May 24, 2021, 01:38:53 PM
What's a little concerning is that my second jab is in like August? Will it still be as effective as it would be if it was four weeks later?

Yeah, I wondered this too - I'm under 40 so presumably I'll be getting Pfiz'd or 'Dern'd, but likewise my first one's this week then the next one 12 weeks later, in late August.

I mean whatever, as long as it works. Just ridiculously glad to be getting that sweet, sweet jab in me. PHWOOAARRzer
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Consignia on May 24, 2021, 06:47:54 PM
I thought the evidence was that a 12 week gap was more effective than a 4 week gap.

Have been noticing a huge uptick in my peers in the last two weeks in receving their first jab. Nearly all Pfizer as well.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: mothman on May 24, 2021, 08:46:13 PM
So as predicted I got the text from my GP today. And when I clicked on the link... dates the weekend AFTER next. So looks like I get to wait the full twelve weeks after all. This hasn't done my mental health any good at all. I'm just so low right now. Maybe I was pinning too much hope on getting it done this weekend. My wife doesn't seem concerned, but that's a whole other thing and probably part of the bigger picture.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: greencalx on May 24, 2021, 08:51:14 PM
Yeah being dicked around ain't great. But you've already got a good level of protection - and, importantly, so do lots of people around you (something that's easy to forget), all of which reduces your chance of infection. In one month's time you'll be about as protected as it's possible to be. I think that's pretty good going given where we were just six months ago.

(Btw tell me to fuck off if I'm being annoying - I'm trying to be reassuring but realise it could come across as hectoring)
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: mothman on May 24, 2021, 09:10:12 PM
No it's OK GC, I appreciate the effort. I know I'm being daft and, well, ultimately irrational. I'll just keep on dicking around in random threads on here until I hopefully snap out of it...
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: popcorn on May 24, 2021, 09:55:32 PM
you'll be fine mothman, have a lovely cuppa tea.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: purlieu on May 24, 2021, 11:52:01 PM
Quote from: Consignia on May 24, 2021, 06:47:54 PM
I thought the evidence was that a 12 week gap was more effective than a 4 week gap.
Yes, I definitely recall evidence coming in that the 10-12 week gap turned out to be better than the 3-4 week one, in an absurd reversal of fortune for our government who were only making the 12 week call to get the numbers up.

Living in a medium sized town with a comparatively large percentage of older residents, our vaccinated rate is well above the UK average (almost 80% with the first dose now), and the number of cases in the entire borough hasn't been above 25 a week in over two months now. 6 confirmed cases in the last seven days at the moment, which is the lowest it's been since August.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: JaDanketies on May 25, 2021, 11:45:47 AM
Just in the queue to get my microchip implant now. If I never post on CAB again you'll know I'm dead / a George Soros zombie
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: thugler on May 25, 2021, 01:25:16 PM
Pfizered first thing this morning, jabbed within 10 minutes of entering, very impressive efficiency. Not felt any side effects as of yet, not even a sore arm. However am still feeling the after effects of a hangover from 2 days ago so not sure I would even notice.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: JaDanketies on May 25, 2021, 01:48:48 PM
Well for me it was a 40-minute queue and then a two-second jab and then a 15 minute wait, at a vaccination centre 25 minutes away from my house. So it was a long ol' day.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Jasha on May 25, 2021, 05:34:43 PM
Lad at work had the Pfizer jab this morning and by this afternoon he didn't so much collapse more just feel an urgent need to lay down in a puddle of sweat on a greasy concrete floor
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: JaDanketies on May 25, 2021, 05:37:04 PM
Yeah I came home and napped, I would assume that fatigue was one of my side-effects.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Ferris on May 25, 2021, 06:22:04 PM
Can't believe all these babies and wimps who are getting sick from the vaccine. Err, it's the virus that makes you unwell guys!

Lol.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Claude the Racecar Driving Rockstar Super Sleuth on May 25, 2021, 09:48:28 PM
Six-odd hours since I was penetrated with Pfizer and no discernable side effects. My arms are a little achy, but that's probably from doing pull-ups yesterday.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Ferris on May 26, 2021, 11:38:34 PM
Lads... I got the vax.

How many stickers I hear you ask? None. Not one.

Did I do it wrong? Am I still covered?
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: popcorn on May 27, 2021, 12:14:59 AM
no you are not "covered". the sticker is meant to cover up the hole in your arm. now the vax has leaked out. you fucking idiot.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Ferris on May 27, 2021, 12:28:05 AM
Well I'm not walking all the way back down there now. Vaccine? They can fucking keep it, mate.

Edit: I walked back through the park so it has probably leaked out all around there. If you are quick (and bring a straw) you can get a hefty slurp of my vaccine before it dries up. No time wasters please.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: olliebean on May 27, 2021, 09:50:03 AM
Come to think of it, I didn't get a sticker either. What sort of a two-bit operation are they running here?
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: SpiderChrist on May 27, 2021, 09:54:03 AM
I got a sticker, but I don't want it. DM me with a sensible offer. No timewasters, please.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: olliebean on May 27, 2021, 10:11:30 AM
Quote from: SpiderChrist on May 27, 2021, 09:54:03 AM
I got a sticker, but I don't want it. DM me with a sensible offer. No timewasters, please.

Give me a fiver and I'll take it off your hands.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Blue Jam on May 27, 2021, 10:18:33 AM
Quote from: FerriswheelBueller on May 27, 2021, 12:28:05 AM
Well I'm not walking all the way back down there now. Vaccine? They can fucking keep it, mate.

Edit: I walked back through the park so it has probably leaked out all around there. If you are quick (and bring a straw) you can get a hefty slurp of my vaccine before it dries up. No time wasters please.

I might bring my metal detector so I can nab your microchip.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: SpiderChrist on May 27, 2021, 10:40:50 AM
Quote from: olliebean on May 27, 2021, 10:11:30 AM
Give me a fiver and I'll take it off your hands.

Done!

(http://terryfuckwitt.jpg)
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: popcorn on May 27, 2021, 11:05:24 AM
Quote from: olliebean on May 27, 2021, 09:50:03 AM
Come to think of it, I didn't get a sticker either. What sort of a two-bit operation are they running here?

I got two stickers. 😎
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: imitationleather on May 27, 2021, 03:45:49 PM
I got one sticker. Which is enough for me!
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: ASFTSN on May 27, 2021, 04:03:53 PM
Got Pfizer'd yesterday and had a sore arm but not much else. Feel proper knackered today but I'm probably just finding something to blame my laziness on.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: olliebean on May 27, 2021, 04:38:34 PM
Quote from: popcorn on May 27, 2021, 11:05:24 AM
I got two stickers. 😎

So what I'm hearing is, they gave you my sticker? Well, that's just bloody typical.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: popcorn on May 27, 2021, 04:55:35 PM
(https://www.fineprint.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2021/01/Ive-Had-My-Vaccination-Sticker.jpg) (https://www.fineprint.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2021/01/Ive-Had-My-Vaccination-Sticker.jpg)
(https://res.cloudinary.com/mtree/image/upload/f_auto,q_auto/Crest/en-us/-/media/Crest/Images/Article/Article-Image-Optimization-Crest-Gum-Detoxify-700x250.jpg?la=en-US&v=1-201910231832)
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Ferris on May 27, 2021, 05:10:43 PM
Quote from: popcorn on May 27, 2021, 04:55:35 PM
(https://www.fineprint.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2021/01/Ive-Had-My-Vaccination-Sticker.jpg) (https://www.fineprint.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2021/01/Ive-Had-My-Vaccination-Sticker.jpg)
(https://res.cloudinary.com/mtree/image/upload/f_auto,q_auto/Crest/en-us/-/media/Crest/Images/Article/Article-Image-Optimization-Crest-Gum-Detoxify-700x250.jpg?la=en-US&v=1-201910231832)

I've never felt more loathing than I do in this exact moment.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: greencalx on May 27, 2021, 08:18:20 PM
My wife had hers today. She came back with three leaflets - two that you must read before you have the vax, and one about the after effects. I only got the last one of these when I went.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: JaDanketies on May 27, 2021, 08:25:20 PM
My after-vax leaflet said to hold on to it but I binned it today. :o
I got the pre-vax letters in the post this morning, too, with some leaflets. Do I have to read the leaflet? can anyone summarise
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: imitationleather on May 27, 2021, 08:37:45 PM
I got given a leaflet about side effects and I started reading it when I had to sit on the chair and wait but I reckoned a list of things that could happen might set me off. I didn't want to make me think all possible side effects were to happening to me right at that moment so I sacked it off and read CaB instead.

I was in and out so quick. No queuing at all. They run a tight ship at the Newcastle Eagles basketball arena.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Chedney Honks on May 27, 2021, 08:49:36 PM
Got my second Clotta next week. Looking forward to sucking and fucking willy nilly three and a bit weeks from now.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: shiftwork2 on May 27, 2021, 09:23:13 PM
Hope it clots to fuck.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Claude the Racecar Driving Rockstar Super Sleuth on May 27, 2021, 09:41:50 PM
They didn't actually give me time to read the whole leaflet before they stuck me with the needle.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: olliebean on May 27, 2021, 10:56:02 PM
Quote from: greencalx on May 27, 2021, 08:18:20 PM
My wife had hers today. She came back with three leaflets - two that you must read before you have the vax, and one about the after effects. I only got the last one of these when I went.

I got no leaflets with the first dose, and two with the second - a standard one like you get with any medicines, including info about side effects, and quite a detailed one specifically about blood clotting.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: flotemysost on May 27, 2021, 11:46:30 PM
Only just realised today it's a bloody UK Bank Holiday on Monday - booked in for jabbing on Sunday, so I've swizzed myself out of a post-vax day off work, ah well. None of the managers on my team has had Moderna, so I might just tell them it gives you a brutally incapacitating week-long comedown.

Obviously I'm being a twat and one potential day in the bin is absolutely fine after a year of this dog shit. Now I just need to think of a snappy way of communicating my status within the confines of dating app character limits, I'm thinking:

AZ and DTF
Pfize Queen
mRNA'd and need to get laid

obviously I am still being a twat. Although I WILL be wearing my sticker with pride and winking seductively over my mask at everyone in the supermarket. It's the new upside down pineapple in a shopping trolley.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Chedney Honks on May 28, 2021, 01:05:00 AM
"Got Clot? 😉😉😉"
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Elderly Sumo Prophecy on May 28, 2021, 04:26:46 AM
Quote from: olliebean on May 27, 2021, 09:50:03 AM
Come to think of it, I didn't get a sticker either. What sort of a two-bit operation are they running here?

You were probably acting up and being all soft when they jabbed you. They only give the stickers out to the brave boys and girls, like at the dentist.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: imitationleather on May 28, 2021, 10:53:24 AM
No side-effects at all from me Pfizer, other than a slightly sore arm.

Still proper hammed it up to my girlfriend this morning, though. She's having her jab today so it'll be 24 hours before she realises I was making it up. 😎
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Ferris on May 28, 2021, 11:57:27 AM
Quote from: Elderly Sumo Prophecy on May 28, 2021, 04:26:46 AM
You were probably acting up and being all soft when they jabbed you. They only give the stickers out to the brave boys and girls, like at the dentist.

Well I was dead brave and barely cried at all (but didn't get a sticker) so that's the end of your stupid theory.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Blue Jam on May 28, 2021, 12:04:26 PM
Getting my first jab tomorrow, better get me some stickers or I'm gonna go all Mike Ehrmantraut on their asses.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Elderly Sumo Prophecy on May 28, 2021, 12:33:54 PM
Bald?
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: niat on May 28, 2021, 12:47:51 PM
Had my 2nd AZ jab about 24 hours ago.

No side effects at all so far...

Only had a bit of a sore arm, tingly skin for a while and some general tiredness after the first jab.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Retinend on May 29, 2021, 07:20:52 AM
Got AZ'd yesterday morning. Going to bed I had shivers and a sore arm, and initially a bit of trouble sleeping. Lifting the arm over my head feels rather painful, still, but I feel fine, otherwise.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Sebastian Cobb on May 29, 2021, 12:52:03 PM
Finally got the blue envelope, looks like I'm getting it on the 9th of June.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Blue Jam on May 29, 2021, 01:40:21 PM
Just got Pfizered-up. Feeling all Vorsprung Durch Technik now. Felt quite sad to be travelling to Edinburgh airport without getting on a plane. Also felt quite sad to realise this is the first time I've been outside a three-mile radius of my flat in 15 months.

Quote from: Elderly Sumo Prophecy on May 28, 2021, 12:33:54 PM
Bald?

Yeah, that's one of the side effects. Need a solar panel for the microchip innit.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Retinend on May 29, 2021, 03:11:22 PM
I'm actually still feeling pretty easily tired, but it feels as if the worst of it is past, after 24 hours.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: rack and peanut on May 29, 2021, 05:29:26 PM
I got moderna'd the other day. Sore arm for a bit but nothing else.

Dead Soon.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Blue Jam on May 29, 2021, 05:32:02 PM
I was kind of hoping for Moderna so I could make a We Are The Mods joke.

Very relieved I got Pfizer tbh. Better to be Kloppo than Klotto.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Cuellar on May 29, 2021, 08:39:55 PM
It's Vaxmas Eve for me - 15.40 tomorrow I will join the blessed ranks. Hoping Father Vaxmas brings me Pfizer!!!
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: pigamus on May 29, 2021, 08:52:08 PM
Feel a bit bad about all the testing kits they gave me, haven't used them once yet
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Ferris on May 29, 2021, 08:53:37 PM
For anyone I was jabbed before - I am glad our respective governments have agreed I am more important and worthy of saving.

For anyone I was jabbed after - I am sorry you are incurably decrepit to the point of requiring immediate vaccination (especially in comparison to my youth and virility).

Ok cheers.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Blue Jam on May 29, 2021, 09:17:10 PM
Quote from: pigamus on May 29, 2021, 08:52:08 PM
Feel a bit bad about all the testing kits they gave me, haven't used them once yet

I didn't get any testing kits! Or stickers! Didn't even get a plaster because I am so hardcore I didn't bleed.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Sebastian Cobb on May 29, 2021, 09:25:41 PM
I popped down for a pack of testing kits after I went to a protest a couple of weeks ago and it was far more rammed than I thought it was, I'd have just isolated but my letting agent sprung a gas safety check on me, so wanted to give it a few days and a few clear tests before I let them in.

Got there and they chucked in an on-site PCR while I was there for nothing.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: flotemysost on May 30, 2021, 12:48:35 AM
They give you testing kits when you get vaxxed? I picked some up from my local library the other day and have been doing them a couple of times a week.

So yeah I don't need any tests but I am expecting a sticker, badge, sash, T-shirt and fridge magnet, ideally.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: badaids on May 30, 2021, 09:28:01 AM

I had my second jab yesterday. Thank fuck nowhere near as horrible side effects as the first. Just exhausted the next day.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Cuellar on May 30, 2021, 03:57:21 PM
I have been Pfizerd, tremble before me
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Dr Rock on May 30, 2021, 04:15:50 PM
I didn't get no stinking sticker either They did tell me if I was driving to sit in the car for fifteen minutes but I felt fine and didn't bother. I soon felt a little weird and smashed the car over a roundabout and into a school playground, which was thankfully mostly empty. Don't worry I'm fine.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Blue Jam on May 30, 2021, 04:31:30 PM
Can't drive so it was fifteen minutes in the "Observation Booth" for me. Not like I had a choice anyway, and in any case I'd never object to a bit of medically mandated lazing about.

Pfizer t+1. The muscle around the injection site feels a bit bruised, had a slight sore throat and think my throatal glands were a bit swollen this morning but my throat is fine now. Not felt tired, no chills, no raised temperature (according to an infrared ear thermometer). Not had the weird singular swollen collarbone lymph node I always get after a flu jab either. I had been prepared to spend all of today in bed, feeling pretty relieved now!

I had also notified werk that I might be a bit out of it and unable to pop in today and I'm fine, mwahahaha. Cheers Pfizer, and prost for a nice lazy bastard sunny bank holiday weekend.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Ferris on May 30, 2021, 04:48:06 PM
Quote from: Cuellar on May 30, 2021, 03:57:21 PM
I have been Pfizerd, tremble before me

If you got a sticker I'm gonna kick off.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Jerzy Bondov on May 30, 2021, 04:50:11 PM
I had that Moderna this morning (no sticker), sat outside in a sunny dystopian holding pen reading my book waiting to see if I shat myself and died, remarked to the volunteer as I left, "That was nice, I could have sat there all day!!! Cheers!!!!" Didn't get much of a laugh, presumably she had also been vaccinated and is now socially non-functional. Stopped off on the way home to buy a brace of Microsoft products, and just wanted to let you know that Bill Gates is definitely NOT a paedo. On arriving home I immediately shat myself and my head swelled up with blood and I died. Would thoroughly recommend well done Boris.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Cuellar on May 30, 2021, 04:54:54 PM
Quote from: FerriswheelBueller on May 30, 2021, 04:48:06 PM
If you got a sticker I'm gonna kick off.

Got a yellow one on the way in, and a big brave boy one after the jab.

😂😂😂
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Ferris on May 30, 2021, 05:00:06 PM
FUMING
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Blue Jam on May 30, 2021, 05:25:23 PM
Wankers. Got no stickers here AND I'm bald. Gonna find Jimmy McGill in the parking lot and break his arm.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: flotemysost on May 30, 2021, 06:24:51 PM
Pfizer'd to pfuck here. No sticker/badge, unless you count the smug shit-eating grin I've been wearing all day.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Ferris on May 30, 2021, 07:03:34 PM
Quote from: Blue Jam on May 30, 2021, 05:25:23 PM
Got no stickers here AND I'm bald.

The vaccine can have CaBvid-19 type symptoms but they fade in a few days so look out for all your hair returning Tuesday.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Blue Jam on May 31, 2021, 08:25:17 AM
Had the jab at 1.24pm on Saturday. Felt mostly fine until around 6pm on Sunday when I suddenly just had to sleep. Still feeling wiped out now, with slightly achey joints. Anyone else? I guess this means it's working.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Claude the Racecar Driving Rockstar Super Sleuth on May 31, 2021, 11:04:46 AM
All I had was a bruised arm.

No side effects. No sticker. What is point?
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Blue Jam on May 31, 2021, 11:10:35 AM
Quote from: Blue Jam on May 30, 2021, 04:31:30 PM
Not had the weird singular swollen collarbone lymph node I always get after a flu jab either.

Nodal update: the node had popped up. The ol' ribosomes are definitely a-translatin'.

As an aside I do find this whole mRNA vaccine thing very cool. Kind of makes me feel genetically modified, albeit temporarily, and despite knowing this is really not that different from picking up a common cold virus or something.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Elderly Sumo Prophecy on May 31, 2021, 11:35:06 AM
Yeah, I feel like the Supreme Being now. It's great stuff.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Beep Cleep Chimney on May 31, 2021, 12:07:52 PM
Got my second Lil' Clotta jab tomorrow. 
Didn't get a sticker or owt when I had the first one, which was outrageous.
What's the latest on how good/not so good the AZ jab is against these variants?
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: olliebean on May 31, 2021, 04:07:01 PM
Quote from: Beep Cleep Chimney on May 31, 2021, 12:07:52 PM
What's the latest on how good/not so good the AZ jab is against these variants?

Against the Indian one, I think it's 33% 2 weeks after the first jab, and 60% 2 weeks after the second. Not great, but apparently 60% isn't bad as vaccines go. Too soon to say whether/how having it after 8 weeks instead of 12 affects that.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Chedney Honks on May 31, 2021, 06:12:13 PM
It's also useful to remember/remind what % efficacy means, too.

It's how (un)likely you are to have a symptomatic case of Covid compared to the unvaxxed control cunt.

In terms of reducing severe cases and death, they're all extremely effective from what we know so far.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: flotemysost on May 31, 2021, 11:22:16 PM
^ thanks for this, it's a useful (and heartening) reminder.

So many jammy twats with badges/stickers out today. Still seething. Might just communicate my status by getting NONCE tattooed on my forehead in honour of my new master Bill Gates/the bits of babies now coursing through my veins (losing track of which one applies to which vax).

Quote from: Blue Jam on May 31, 2021, 08:25:17 AM
Had the jab at 1.24pm on Saturday. Felt mostly fine until around 6pm on Sunday when I suddenly just had to sleep. Still feeling wiped out now, with slightly achey joints. Anyone else? I guess this means it's working.

I'm on the same time frame but pretty much exactly a day after and I feel absolutely fine right now, no tiredness and my arm doesn't even ache at all any more (that lasted a few hours after the poke). Hope I didn't get a dud.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Ferris on June 01, 2021, 12:36:05 AM
Quote from: Chedney Honks on May 31, 2021, 06:12:13 PM
It's also useful to remember/remind what % efficacy means, too.

It's how (un)likely you are to have a symptomatic case of Covid compared to the unvaxxed control cunt.

In terms of reducing severe cases and death, they're all extremely effective from what we know so far.

Mini Cheddars with the real talk.

It's annoying how poorly this is communicated and I'm sure it has a lot to do with vaccine hesitancy. People just assume something that's 80% effective means there's a 20% chance it has no impact at all when that's just not the case.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Drygate on June 01, 2021, 08:20:29 AM
I think the difference relative risk reduction and the absolute risk reduction is making a lot of people hesitant. Or at least from what I've heard on road.

If you use the lower number, people think what's the point if they're in a group that's unlikely to have any negative effects from covid.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Chedney Honks on June 01, 2021, 09:09:41 AM
Say what you want to say.

If some 20 something ends up on a vent because they don't personally feel they're at risk so don't bother getting vaccinated, give a fuck.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: mothman on June 01, 2021, 11:25:46 AM
Four days and counting until 2jab. Meaning I'll probably bump into a B1617.2 superspreader the instant I next set foot outside the front door.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Jasha on June 01, 2021, 12:26:27 PM
Quote from: Blue Jam on May 31, 2021, 11:10:35 AM
As an aside I do find this whole mRNA vaccine thing very cool. Kind of makes me feel genetically modified, albeit temporarily, and despite knowing this is really not that different from picking up a common cold virus or something.

(https://i.ibb.co/R75QDwS/2c9340394dac397626bdd596e962274d.jpg)
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Chedney Honks on June 01, 2021, 12:39:19 PM
I can feel something like a flump kind of texture and size working its way up my leg, about 1mm per hour.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Chedney Honks on June 02, 2021, 05:24:38 PM
Got my second jab and feeling triumphant but for this tennis ball sized lump on my neck. 🎾🎾🎾
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Dr Rock on June 02, 2021, 06:11:56 PM
Bad luck, the Super-Soldier formula is turning you into the Abomination.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Chedney Honks on June 03, 2021, 10:03:36 AM
To be totally sincere, I don't feel anywhere near as rough as with first AZ but I do feel absolutely knackered. I got a good seven hour sleep but I've had to come home from work already to go to bed.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: gilbertharding on June 03, 2021, 10:15:31 AM
I had my second jab on Friday, and felt pretty smug I got away without the two-day flu side effects I got from the first dose. Then, yesterday afternoon I had a nosebleed. According to the leaflet that was a good reason to ring 111. And they told me to go to A&E. So that's where I spent yesterday evening.

I'm fine, by the way.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Zetetic on June 03, 2021, 11:09:55 AM
Quote from: Chedney Honks on June 03, 2021, 10:03:36 AM
To be totally sincere
https://yellowcard.mhra.gov.uk/
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Chedney Honks on June 03, 2021, 11:11:15 AM
Quote from: Zetetic on June 03, 2021, 11:09:55 AM
https://yellowcard.mhra.gov.uk/

Cheers, will add to that.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Blinder Data on June 03, 2021, 11:36:02 AM
Quote from: gilbertharding on June 03, 2021, 10:15:31 AM
I had my second jab on Friday, and felt pretty smug I got away without the two-day flu side effects I got from the first dose. Then, yesterday afternoon I had a nosebleed. According to the leaflet that was a good reason to ring 111. And they told me to go to A&E. So that's where I spent yesterday evening.

I'm fine, by the way.

there is no point ringing 111 unless you want to go A&E. that's what they recommend eventually, just to cover their arses in case something goes wrong

getting my first jab later today. quite excited, although the side effects plus caring for our baby doesn't sound like it will be happy mix
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Ferris on June 03, 2021, 12:38:42 PM
"Hi, 111? Shit my pants, what do I do?"
"A&E"
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: gilbertharding on June 03, 2021, 01:18:07 PM
Hey, now.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Dex Sawash on June 03, 2021, 01:32:25 PM
Quote from: FerriswheelBueller on June 03, 2021, 12:38:42 PM
" Shit my pants, what do I do?"
"A&E"

Followed by Duck Dynasty at 10:00
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: The Mollusk on June 03, 2021, 05:10:25 PM
Just had my first one. Turned up an hour and half early just to try my luck, since I had a job cancellation and was just milling about bored. There was no queue, just strolled on in. Whole thing was done in 30 mins. And noww i'nm feerwlimng absoaslfluttlyy gghrereat!

I don't think I'm to expect much in the way of side effects from Pfizer but I booked tomorrow off just in case. Now feeling super smug that it's forecast to rain most of the early half of the day, which I will be spending in bed, wanking.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Ferris on June 03, 2021, 07:12:40 PM
I turned up 40 minutes early for mine and sat outside the library in the unseasonable cold purely from anxiety and the thought of missing my vaccine appointment.

Get on my level mate.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: flotemysost on June 03, 2021, 10:26:16 PM
Genuinely enjoyed sitting peacefully in the big glass plant-filled atrium the hospital was using as a holding pen, reading my book under a sunbeam for 15 minutes, while hot chimp jizz pulsed through my system. Didn't want to leave, tbh.

It was like being in a cafe where they side-eye you for only ordering one coffee even though you've sat there for ages - should've got another jab so I could have stayed longer.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Blinder Data on June 03, 2021, 11:09:54 PM
got Pfizered. now have sore arm, tiredness and vague cold symptoms but have consumed loads of water and paracetamol so let's hope that's the worst of of it. some arm exercises before bed might help.

it's amazing this universal vaccine business. the whole state and industry working together to fix this issue for everyone. imagine if we could do the same for, I dunno, poverty and homelessness
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: The Mollusk on June 03, 2021, 11:13:10 PM
I'm feeling very achey in my joints but I'm also currently going through a flare-up of the chronic bowel disease I now have to live with forever and aching joints is one of the symptoms so fuck knows if I'm having side effects or not. All I know is my body's a fuckin wreck and I LOVE IT.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: imitationleather on June 03, 2021, 11:19:42 PM
When I woke up the day after my Pfizer I felt quite rough and didn't want to get up, but I think that is just how I feel in the morning.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Fr.Bigley on June 04, 2021, 12:30:34 AM
Had the Moderna Monday at Elland Road, went straight to work afterward, felt fine for two days, today I feel like shit and only just avoided shitting myself in the Co-op. Might or might not be Vax related, we just won't know.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Lordofthefiles on June 04, 2021, 12:46:10 AM
Quote from: Fr.Bigley on June 04, 2021, 12:30:34 AM
Had the Moderna Monday at Elland Road, went straight to work afterward, felt fine for two days, today I feel like shit and only just avoided shitting myself in the Co-op.

Craig David's let himself go.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Fr.Bigley on June 04, 2021, 12:50:43 AM
Quote from: Lordofthefiles on June 04, 2021, 12:46:10 AM
Craig David's let himself go.

Had chills on sunday
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Ferris on June 04, 2021, 01:44:58 AM
Quote from: Fr.Bigley on June 04, 2021, 12:30:34 AM
Moderna Monday at Elland Road

Leeds United's social club has let itself go.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Cuellar on June 04, 2021, 07:37:07 AM
I suffered no side effects, just for BALANCE
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: George Oscar Bluth II on June 04, 2021, 12:33:57 PM
Quote from: Blinder Data on June 03, 2021, 11:09:54 PM
it's amazing this universal vaccine business. the whole state and industry working together to fix this issue for everyone. imagine if we could do the same for, I dunno, poverty and homelessness

Well we literally did do this for homelessness in March 2020 but by the end of 2020 the government had decided to let people be homeless again. Being outside is safer, I suppose.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: buttgammon on June 04, 2021, 01:12:19 PM
Quote from: George Oscar Bluth II on June 04, 2021, 12:33:57 PM
Well we literally did do this for homelessness in March 2020 but by the end of 2020 the government had decided to let people be homeless again. Being outside is safer, I suppose.

Living in a city which has a terrible problem with homelessness, this is what really gets me: when there was a will to take people off the streets, it was enacted overnight. Now we're supposedly back to some sort of normality, there are as many rough sleepers as ever, there are increasing numbers of people begging on the street even in the suburbs and the hotel next to me is full of people - mostly young families - who can't afford to live anywhere. These things aren't an inevitability, it's just that those in power choose to let the misery continue.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: mothman on June 05, 2021, 10:09:52 PM
Second jab done!

Twelve hours now, and no symptoms I can perceive this time. BP feels like it may be a bit high but if it actually is then that's likely got more to do with when I've been taking my medication.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: surreal on June 06, 2021, 09:13:54 AM
Second one done this morning - waiting to see if this one knocks me about or not.  Was mostly ok last time
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: mobias on June 07, 2021, 09:03:50 AM
Had my first jab yesterday morning. I'm 48 but my invitation letter was sent to the wrong address back in April and had a bit of an ordeal getting a new appointment. Had the astra zeneca vaccine. Felt absolutely fine yesterday day time, went out for a nice walk in the
sun in the afternoon but started feeling pretty groggy by the evening. By the time I went to bed I felt properly shit - aches, pains and my body temperature was all over the place. I felt freezing and just couldn't get warm despite sitting by a heater on a really warm summers evening.

Don't feel any better today. Have taken the day off work and necked a whole load of paracetamol and ibuprofen.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: NoSleep on June 07, 2021, 10:26:54 AM
Don't know if it counts for the vaccine, but isn't it advised to not use ibuprofen for covid symptoms?
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: mobias on June 07, 2021, 10:30:50 AM
Quote from: NoSleep on June 07, 2021, 10:26:54 AM
Don't know if it counts for the vaccine, but isn't it advised to not use ibuprofen for covid symptoms?

Now you tell me.

https://www.healthline.com/health-news/should-you-take-pain-relievers-after-covid-19-vaccine
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: brat-sampson on June 07, 2021, 10:51:33 AM
Had my first Pfizer on Saturday, in Prague they have a big military-run setup in a stadium that's jabbing like 6k people a day, so that was fun to be whipped through, all very professional, separate lines for those still too lazy to have learned proper Czech, painless jab session and large waiting area to just chill on my kindle for 15m afterwards. Second jab gets booked at the same time, same slot + 6 weeks, so I'll be back mid-July.

I was all prepped for a day recovering in bed and watching telly yesterday, but only had a sore arm so wound up showering and doing tasks as normal, like a normal person. Lame, but would/will jab again.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Shoulders?-Stomach! on June 07, 2021, 12:28:10 PM
Wish I was there in Prague instead of the international centre for dogshit eating BNPaedos Elland Road stadium :((((
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Shoulders?-Stomach! on June 07, 2021, 12:28:52 PM
Also just got Moderna. Is that one good?
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Zetetic on June 07, 2021, 12:32:11 PM
Quote from: NoSleep on June 07, 2021, 10:26:54 AM
Don't know if it counts for the vaccine, but isn't it advised to not use ibuprofen for covid symptoms?
I believe the position broadly ended up being "don't worry about it".

There's some evidence the paracetamol and NSAIDs can reduce immune response to vaccines, but it's not enough of a thing to suffer a horrible fever over. (If you like, take them a few hours after the vaccine instead of prophylacticly beforehand?)
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Neville Chamberlain on June 07, 2021, 01:25:02 PM
Quote from: Shoulders?-Stomach! on June 07, 2021, 12:28:52 PM
Also just got Moderna. Is that one good?

Not as good as their early stuff.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: mobias on June 07, 2021, 01:27:38 PM
Quote from: Zetetic on June 07, 2021, 12:32:11 PM
I believe the position broadly ended up being "don't worry about it".



This is what I like to hear because I've been popping pills all morning.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Ferris on June 07, 2021, 01:29:55 PM
Quote from: Shoulders?-Stomach! on June 07, 2021, 12:28:52 PM
Also just got Moderna. Is that one good?

It was deemed good enough for me, so probably total bollocks.

Sorry mate.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: NoSleep on June 07, 2021, 03:19:39 PM
Quote from: Zetetic on June 07, 2021, 12:32:11 PM
I believe the position broadly ended up being "don't worry about it".

There's some evidence the paracetamol and NSAIDs can reduce immune response to vaccines, but it's not enough of a thing to suffer a horrible fever over. (If you like, take them a few hours after the vaccine instead of prophylacticly beforehand?)

That's what I got from the article that mobias linked; don't use painkillers pre-emptively before your vaccination; wait and see how bad your symptoms are.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Stoneage Dinosaurs on June 07, 2021, 03:56:49 PM
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/live/uk-57381929

HELL YEAH BABY TIME TO GO GET STABBED
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: George Oscar Bluth II on June 07, 2021, 04:08:43 PM
Quote from: Shoulders?-Stomach! on June 07, 2021, 12:28:52 PM
Also just got Moderna. Is that one good?

Big fan of the Moderna, the unsung hero of the jab world, just out there doing its job while Oxford/Astra Zeneca and Pfizer take the headlines. The Claude Makelele of vaccines.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: thelittlemango on June 07, 2021, 04:16:11 PM
Moderna is the cool one, the rarest of the vaccine pokemons.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: non capisco on June 07, 2021, 05:15:37 PM
All the hipsters are getting Novavax now.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Psybro on June 07, 2021, 06:06:29 PM
Quote from: brat-sampson on June 07, 2021, 10:51:33 AM
Had my first Pfizer on Saturday, in Prague they have a big military-run setup in a stadium that's jabbing like 6k people a day, so that was fun to be whipped through, all very professional, separate lines for those still too lazy to have learned proper Czech, painless jab session and large waiting area to just chill on my kindle for 15m afterwards.

Is that at the monstrosity at Strahov? I went there to take photos of how wonderfully dystopian it looks, can only imagine how creepy it would be as a mass vax installation.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: canadagoose on June 07, 2021, 07:30:22 PM
I can't remember if I posted about my second dose of AZ or not but it wasn't half as bad as the first one. I still felt a wee bit rotten, but nothing like the first one.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: non capisco on June 08, 2021, 12:18:25 AM
Quote from: canadagoose on June 07, 2021, 07:30:22 PM
I can't remember if I posted about my second dose of AZ or not but it wasn't half as bad as the first one. I still felt a wee bit rotten, but nothing like the first one.

Good to know, I felt like absolute dogshit after the first one. BUT in a weird way there was something perversely enjoyable about the experience, writhing about under the bedcovers moaning and feeling sorry for myself knowing it meant my immune system was going "Eh up, what's all this then?". Also several amusing responses from dickhead blokes at work along the lines of "Really?! I didn't feel bad at all. Didn't even have a sore arm." Interesting, cheers Rambo.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: brat-sampson on June 08, 2021, 07:55:20 AM
Quote from: Psybro on June 07, 2021, 06:06:29 PM
Is that at the monstrosity at Strahov? I went there to take photos of how wonderfully dystopian it looks, can only imagine how creepy it would be as a mass vax installation.

haha, thankfully fucking not, no. O2 Universum is a newer stadium up near Palmovka/Prosek with all mod-cons like escalators, lighting, a roof, etc..

(https://www.o2universum.cz/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/1600x1600-6.jpg)

https://www.o2universum.cz/en/facilities/#photogallery-universum (https://www.o2universum.cz/en/facilities/#photogallery-universum)

Not this

(https://www.segwayfun.eu/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/1612122-strahov-05.jpg)
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Shoulders?-Stomach! on June 08, 2021, 08:33:35 AM
Me arm reyt hurts
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Psybro on June 08, 2021, 09:42:56 AM
Quote from: brat-sampson on June 08, 2021, 07:55:20 AM
haha, thankfully fucking not, no. O2 Universum is a newer stadium up near Palmovka/Prosek with all mod-cons like escalators, lighting, a roof, etc..

(https://www.o2universum.cz/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/1600x1600-6.jpg)

https://www.o2universum.cz/en/facilities/#photogallery-universum (https://www.o2universum.cz/en/facilities/#photogallery-universum)

Not this

(https://www.segwayfun.eu/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/1612122-strahov-05.jpg)

That's a shame, I was imagining that massive field all covered in white tents like in that shitty X-Files movie.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: imitationleather on June 08, 2021, 09:47:10 AM
I like Strahov Stadium. It's so big.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Jerzy Bondov on June 08, 2021, 10:42:56 AM
Is it all stadiums now? I had mine at Plymouth Argyle. Nice for their stadium to be used for something other than utter abject misery. I don't know anything about football but that seems like a thing to say.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: non capisco on June 08, 2021, 11:45:26 AM
I had mine at Selhurst Park. Told my Charlton supporting dad it was at the GP surgery lest I be struck from his will.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Chedney Honks on June 08, 2021, 09:05:19 PM
Where the fuck do you go for a PCR these days? Seems like all the centres are dead or maybe the staff! 😓😓😓
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Zetetic on June 08, 2021, 09:10:15 PM
That's odd and slightly worrying to hear to be honest - we've had some stuff in the last week about our "temporary" testing centres being extremely empty.

(And low enough numbers through the UKGov testing network on some days that I spent a while trying to work out if something had broken and Westminster Admin hadn't told us, rather than it just being Bank Holiday + Half-term effect.)
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Chedney Honks on June 08, 2021, 09:23:48 PM
Might just be because I work like 7 to 6 most days and they're just not open then but defo seems like things have changed. Mask wearing is still very solid though and people not being dicks but I don't get on public transport ever or really talk to people outside my building.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: jobotic on June 08, 2021, 10:19:38 PM
Colleague of mine's family all just had PCR tests as there has been a case of Delta variant in her son's school. They got them done okay (negative).


Just received a text asking me to book my second AZ jab. Had the first one mid-April so twelve weeks not until mid-July. Is it good to just get on with it?
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: canadagoose on June 08, 2021, 10:34:41 PM
Quote from: jobotic on June 08, 2021, 10:19:38 PM
Colleague of mine's family all just had PCR tests as there has been a case of Delta variant in her son's school. They got them done okay (negative).


Just received a text asking me to book my second AZ jab. Had the first one mid-April so twelve weeks not until mid-July. Is it good to just get on with it?
Well, I did. I assume it'll be OK or they wouldn't be offering it.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: mothman on June 08, 2021, 10:39:36 PM
Yeah, if you can, do.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Blue Jam on June 09, 2021, 08:47:31 AM
Workplace are doing asymptomatic testing and I keep getting emails urging me to get it done twice a week. Still not sure what is point. Not for me anyway, I'm going nowhere.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Blinder Data on June 09, 2021, 11:33:47 AM
Quote from: jobotic on June 08, 2021, 10:19:38 PM
Just received a text asking me to book my second AZ jab. Had the first one mid-April so twelve weeks not until mid-July. Is it good to just get on with it?

The nurse who jabbed me said I should expect the second in 8-10 weeks.

GET COVID DONE
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Ferris on June 09, 2021, 11:51:07 AM
2 weeks since my first Moderna, officially IMMORTAL.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: JesusAndYourBush on June 10, 2021, 03:28:08 PM
Quote from: canadagoose on June 07, 2021, 07:30:22 PM
I can't remember if I posted about my second dose of AZ or not but it wasn't half as bad as the first one. I still felt a wee bit rotten, but nothing like the first one.

I had my 2nd AZ on Tuesday.  With the 1st one I had no symptoms, not even a sore arm.  With this one, sometime in the night I'd developed a sore arm (which wasn't sore when I went to bed), so had to sleep on the other side.  On Wednesday afternoon about 24 hours later I felt a little bit feverish and a tiny tiny tiny headache but by the time I went to bed that had lessened, and I feel ok now.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: JamesTC on June 10, 2021, 05:19:02 PM
Just been Pfizered. Is this the one that is supposed to turn me gay? I didn't see it listed in the possible side-effects.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: JamesTC on June 10, 2021, 06:17:41 PM
All my cutlery is sticking to me and I think I like willies.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: canadagoose on June 10, 2021, 07:41:50 PM
Quote from: JamesTC on June 10, 2021, 06:17:41 PM
All my cutlery is sticking to me and I think I like willies.
That'll be the 5G.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: canadagoose on June 10, 2021, 07:43:54 PM
Quote from: JesusAndYourBush on June 10, 2021, 03:28:08 PM
I had my 2nd AZ on Tuesday.  With the 1st one I had no symptoms, not even a sore arm.  With this one, sometime in the night I'd developed a sore arm (which wasn't sore when I went to bed), so had to sleep on the other side.  On Wednesday afternoon about 24 hours later I felt a little bit feverish and a tiny tiny tiny headache but by the time I went to bed that had lessened, and I feel ok now.
It's really weird, I don't understand why different people have such varied reactions to it. I was just really grateful that the second one was a bit like a hangover, not the full-blown pain-fever-'n'-vomiting extravaganza the first one was.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Sebastian Cobb on June 10, 2021, 08:42:42 PM
Had mine yesterday (Pfizer). It was in the massive SSE Hydro conference center, there were heaps of bays but they just had one strip open and snaked us through the rest (queue wasn't bad, was there about 50 minutes including the 15 min wait around at the end). Felt a bit post-apocalyptic, not helped by the fact there were loads of uniformed events bouncers everywhere ushering people around.

Was speaking to a guy I work with who had his first thing today, he said he forgot to have breakfast and nearly passed out! They had to give him some cake to get his sugar levels up.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Ferris on June 10, 2021, 10:52:41 PM
Hang on do these places just have bits of cake lying about? Why didn't I get any cake? This is fucked.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Sebastian Cobb on June 10, 2021, 10:57:59 PM
Seems you need to nearly pass out to get it.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: non capisco on June 10, 2021, 11:10:46 PM
100% gonna do a theatrical faint after my second one to get some motherfucking free cake.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Sebastian Cobb on June 10, 2021, 11:45:25 PM
Got a text from my mum (an ex-nurse) earlier saying 'keep hydrating for many more days please'.

Cheers mum, wouldn't have thought to drink water without you!
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Ferris on June 11, 2021, 12:31:36 AM
Quote from: non capisco on June 10, 2021, 11:10:46 PM
100% gonna do a theatrical faint after my second one to get some motherfucking free cake.

I'd do the full Larry David if it meant a piece of battenburg. Didn't even realize it was an option. Fuming.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Blue Jam on June 11, 2021, 10:19:13 AM
Quote from: canadagoose on June 10, 2021, 07:43:54 PM
It's really weird, I don't understand why different people have such varied reactions to it.

Interesting. Could it be because people have such varied reactions to the virus itself? Covid symptoms are frighteningly varied, and of course some people have none at all.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: jobotic on June 11, 2021, 11:25:25 AM
Quote from: mothman on June 08, 2021, 10:39:36 PM
Yeah, if you can, do.

I can't. Constantly booked up. Oh well, I'll just keep trying. Not complaining but I keep getting texts reminding me to do it.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: JesusAndYourBush on June 11, 2021, 12:41:57 PM
Quote from: jobotic on June 11, 2021, 11:25:25 AM
I can't. Constantly booked up. Oh well, I'll just keep trying. Not complaining but I keep getting texts reminding me to do it.

My brother had his 1st one mid-April and although the site specifies 8-12 weeks so he's eligible, when it gives a list of vaccine centres it's only listing ones further away.  I assume that although people who've had their 1st one 8 weeks ago are eligible, someone really wants them to wait a bit longer.  Keep checking the site, I guess.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: steveh on June 11, 2021, 03:17:14 PM
Second jab today. Tried to persuade me to do an interview for some NHS media thing but I think the country has already been through enough.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Rev+ on June 11, 2021, 08:34:27 PM
Was due to have the second shot at the end of the month, but got an email from the NHS earlier telling me I could re-book and get it right into me this Monday if I want.  Yeah, go on then.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Midas on June 11, 2021, 08:40:08 PM
I've booked a jab now that they're open to people aged 25+. Hopefully I get ushered through the process like a walking slab of living meat because I'm easily spooked. Suppose if the anxiety gets too much I could just have myself abattoir'd.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Bently Sheds on June 11, 2021, 09:36:33 PM
Had my second one yesterday. If anything it was better organised and faster than the well organised and pretty quick one I had in March. So far my arm aches where I was jabbed but there's been no side effects like last time.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: shiftwork2 on June 11, 2021, 09:44:08 PM
Quote from: steveh on June 11, 2021, 03:17:14 PM
Second jab today. Tried to persuade me to do an interview for some NHS media thing but I think the country has already been through enough.

No pressure but care to share any basic professional info?  Your posts have saved this sub-forum from utter irrelevance.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Glebe on June 12, 2021, 01:04:17 AM
Got me first jab today.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: flotemysost on June 12, 2021, 01:12:52 AM
Quote from: canadagoose on June 10, 2021, 07:43:54 PM
It's really weird, I don't understand why different people have such varied reactions to it. I was just really grateful that the second one was a bit like a hangover, not the full-blown pain-fever-'n'-vomiting extravaganza the first one was.

Quote from: Blue Jam on June 11, 2021, 10:19:13 AM
Interesting. Could it be because people have such varied reactions to the virus itself? Covid symptoms are frighteningly varied, and of course some people have none at all.

Even though AZ seems to be the one that's really kicking people's arses, a friend who's the same age as me, who had COVID back in January, felt really nauseous after their first Pfizer jab whereas all I felt was the giddy euphoria of sweet liberty, and I've not had COVID (to my knowledge, anyway).
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: shiftwork2 on June 12, 2021, 01:27:26 AM
Quote from: Glebe on June 12, 2021, 01:04:17 AM
Got me first jab today.

Nice one Glebe.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: steveh on June 12, 2021, 07:28:01 AM
Quote from: shiftwork2 on June 11, 2021, 09:44:08 PM
No pressure but care to share any basic professional info?  Your posts have saved this sub-forum from utter irrelevance.

Actually I just meant that they were just doing video interviews of people getting jabs at the centre about their experience for (I think) use in social media campaigns encouraging vaccination.

My only qualifications are an interest in science and having done enough writing and bits of journalism in the past to have acquired a reasonable eye for what I think is newsworthy and an ability to summarise the key bits. My day job is mostly software consultancy but due to one project getting canned and another postponed I've had rather more free time than usual over the past year.

And thanks - appreciate that people find the stuff I post useful.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Blue Jam on June 12, 2021, 10:39:01 AM
Quote from: FerriswheelBueller on June 11, 2021, 12:31:36 AM
I'd do the full Larry David if it meant a piece of battenburg. Didn't even realize it was an option. Fuming.

Don't you get a Tim Hortons with your jab?

Not being racist here because where I am we actually do get a Tunnock's for every blood donation.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Ferris on June 12, 2021, 12:24:41 PM
I got a chair next to the magazines and a "stay here for 15 minutes then go away". I suppose I could have bought my own cake (I was jabbed up in the back room of our Boots equivalent so you're sorted for hairbrushes and bottled water) but it's the principle of the thing.

TH has some very poor labour relations stuff so I avoid them as a rule. I get my coffee at the very nice LGBT+ workers collective cafe (https://www.glitterbeancafe.com/) down the road because I'm an intolerable twat. They also (usually) have brownies which is crucial.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Sebastian Cobb on June 12, 2021, 12:46:25 PM
Yeah ours was a big long strip and we were told to time ourselves. Some people who definitely arrived after me were fucking off after a couple of minutes. I wasn't really in a big rush to leave. Actually, a colleague said they were waiting hours the day before so I was already fairly resigned to taking a lackadaisical return.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: BlodwynPig on June 12, 2021, 12:48:22 PM
All done. 2nd one in. MASKS AHOI!!!*

*not really
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Sebastian Cobb on June 12, 2021, 12:55:01 PM
My folks said that when they had theirs, they were asked to swap the masks the bumf told them to bring and put on a supplied disposable one.

I just wore the one I'd bought when I had mine, must be slightly different implementations in different places.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: flotemysost on June 13, 2021, 10:04:58 PM
Anyone else who menstruates and has been Pfizer'd noticed any weird goings on there? First period since being jabbed and it ain't fucking about. Been going strong for over a week now, really painful and no sign of relenting.

It could be any number of factors of course, but I've read quite a few accounts of this happening post-Pfizer, most of which suggest it should only last a cycle or two. Fucking hope so anyway. Escaped one form of chekky blood clot, only to have any summer plans shat all over by another.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: popcorn on June 13, 2021, 11:04:07 PM
Quote from: Glebe on June 12, 2021, 01:04:17 AM
Got me first jab today.

into bum?
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: popcorn on June 13, 2021, 11:05:45 PM
Quote from: FerriswheelBueller on June 12, 2021, 12:24:41 PM
very nice LGBT+ workers collective cafe (https://www.glitterbeancafe.com/)

Glinner Bean Cafe?????
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Ferris on June 14, 2021, 01:05:32 AM
Quote from: popcorn on June 13, 2021, 11:05:45 PM
Glinner Bean Cafe?????

Back when I made loads of money I gave them a few hundred quid for a new espresso machine - they were taking donations and I said I'll just give them the $$$ because I'm a strong believer in unions and LGBTQ rights and I love this city and want it to be a haven for diverse people and weirdos like me and become the world class place it can (and should) be a sucker.

I get free coffee there now so I'm gonna drink those chumps dry, regardless of the Twitter crank they've renamed themselves after.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: weaseldust on June 14, 2021, 10:36:58 AM
had my first pfizer on saturday (at a motor museum!) - zero side effects except an achey arm which is fine now
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: weaseldust on June 14, 2021, 11:14:38 AM
edit thing
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Quote on June 14, 2021, 12:55:14 PM
Got an email saying I can move my 2nd jab forward so I've gone for that, should be fully jabbed up by the end of the month (rather than late July as originally planned). The e-mail did say I'm in a 'high priority group' which is a bit weird as no one's told me that before & I don't particularly feel that I am, aside from having fairly mild asthma.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Dr Rock on June 14, 2021, 01:00:39 PM
2nd jab on Saturday, then it's time PARDAY.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Butchers Blind on June 14, 2021, 01:10:07 PM
Getting my first jab tomorrow. 2nd in September.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Rich Uncle Skeleton on June 14, 2021, 01:55:09 PM
First jab yesterday. Making the most of my newfound invincibility by running into a spoons to lick some oldies
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Ferris on June 14, 2021, 01:56:48 PM
Quote from: Rich Uncle Skeleton on June 14, 2021, 01:55:09 PM
First jab yesterday. Making the most of my newfound invincibility by running into a spoons to lick some oldies

I think medical advice is to only lick elderly strangers 14 days after your first jab so Mildred and co will have to wait.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: George Oscar Bluth II on June 14, 2021, 09:53:14 PM
Quote from: Butchers Blind on June 14, 2021, 01:10:07 PM
Getting my first jab tomorrow. 2nd in September.

"Oooh look at me, I'm young"
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: George Oscar Bluth II on June 14, 2021, 10:19:25 PM
Incidentally, you might be able to move your second dose forward a bit. Just go to the website, cancel your original one and rebook. I just pushed mine forward four whole weeks.

Delta variant does better against the single jabbed so it's your solemn duty to get double vaxxed as soon as you can
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Neomod on June 14, 2021, 10:31:23 PM
First jab tomoz. I'll be the too cool for school guy in his 50's surrounded by 20 somethings awestruck at my lackadaisical attitude to getting protected.

Factoid: I will be getting vaxed at the same venue I saw Bad Manners and The Dolly Mixture play back in 1981.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: non capisco on June 14, 2021, 11:26:50 PM
Quote from: George Oscar Bluth II on June 14, 2021, 10:19:25 PM
Incidentally, you might be able to move your second dose forward a bit. Just go to the website, cancel your original one and rebook. I just pushed mine forward four whole weeks.

Delta variant does better against the single jabbed so it's your solemn duty to get double vaxxed as soon as you can

Iiiinteresting. Excuse my ignorance, how's this work in terms of ensuring you get the same type of vaccine as your first jab on the rebook date? Do all second jab venues have supplies of all three? I was happy to wait the twelve weeks for purported maximum efficacy before the Delta variant reared its head, now I just want to get that second one in me asap. It'll be eight weeks on Friday so I reckon I'm good.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: imitationleather on June 14, 2021, 11:51:18 PM
I just tried rebooking and not only did it move it forward two weeks, it also changed to a new vaccination centre that's on my street. Sorted!
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Rev+ on June 15, 2021, 12:12:58 AM
Yeah, this seems to be a thing if you got your initial 'invitation' from the NHS rather than through your GP.  Got invited to re-book via email on Friday, so brought it forward a week and got my second AZ this morning.

Feel like shit tonight, but that's probably got bugger all to do with the jab and more to do with the weather making me feel like a steamed ham.

I do still resent being given the AstraZeneca vaccine without the option of Pfizer.  This is purely because AZ fired me from a temp job 20 years ago because I got there 15 minutes late one day due to a cancelled train.  Also you had to fuck off about half a mile away from the office if you wanted to nip out for a fag.  I NEVER FORGIVE.  I realise that these are perhaps not the most pressing concerns during a pandemic, but if you were offered the 'Jeremy Clarkson' vaccine you might have a little twinge of resistance too.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: flotemysost on June 15, 2021, 12:58:27 AM
I've re-booked my second jab for purely selfish reasons (because it was originally booked for a Saturday and I'm potentially making plans for that weekend) - was able to re-book through the NHS site (with just my booking ref number) for the preceding Tuesday. Getting full immunity a bit earlier, get to retain a social life AND get to sack off a very boring meeting I always have on Tuesday mornings. RESULT!

FWIW, I booked my jabs before I got any "invitation" - I was just maniacally refreshing the NHS site every morning first thing to see if my age group had come up yet, and got the absolute fuck on it as soon as it did (got the invite text from my GP a few days after that).
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: steveh on June 15, 2021, 07:41:38 AM
Quote from: non capisco on June 14, 2021, 11:26:50 PM
Excuse my ignorance, how's this work in terms of ensuring you get the same type of vaccine as your first jab on the rebook date? Do all second jab venues have supplies of all three?

Where I went it was divided up into different sections for different vaccines and you were given a slip on entry with the name of the one you were having if you weren't having the default one for the current cohort.

There have been some trials of having a different vaccine for first and second dose which in the early results showed it gave better protection than just using one type.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Butchers Blind on June 15, 2021, 10:24:18 AM
Quote from: George Oscar Bluth II on June 14, 2021, 09:53:14 PM
"Oooh look at me, I'm young"

Sadly, I'm not. It just took this long to get a jab appointment in the town where I live. They were trying to send me 20 miles away.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Neomod on June 15, 2021, 04:36:21 PM
A young woman collapsed at my venue in the recovery area. First thing I heard was her head hitting the hard floor and then 'old man' moaning as she panicked with her mask on. St John's were on it straight away and she was fine. Didn't even realise she had hit the ground.

Moderna for me. No tears and so I got a treat from my g/f. Wimpy style burger and a paddle in the sea[nb]not a euphemism[/nb].

Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Jollity on June 15, 2021, 05:20:22 PM
Got my first jab (Pfizer) today. A lot of queuing up and waiting about, then the extra fifteen minutes afterwards to make sure there weren't any terrible side effects. I also saw someone faint, but later saw her walking out, so I don't expect it was a serious reaction. Anyway, I don't seem to have suffered any side effects so far, but I did buy some extra paracetamol in case I need it.

Second jab at the end of August. Perhaps I could cancel it and reschedule, but I can't be bothered (and I read on another site someone saying they tried that and just got a later date, so I'm just going to leave it as it is)
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Butchers Blind on June 15, 2021, 05:30:29 PM
Had my first jab (Pfizer). In and out in 10 minutes. Would recommend. 4.5/5
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: greencalx on June 15, 2021, 06:20:47 PM
You youngsters and your trendy vaccines.

If you're in Scotland and have had your first dose, you can go to https://vacs.nhs.scot and register with the username you got in your appointment letter[nb]quite easy to miss if you didn't read it carefully: mine was among the text at the top of p2, began with my first name and ended with a number[/nb] to find out if your second appointment has been created yet. There are other ways to do this, but this seems to be the one that doesn't involve interacting with a human being which I generally find to be preferable.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Blue Jam on June 15, 2021, 06:36:16 PM
Quote from: greencalx on June 15, 2021, 06:20:47 PM
If you're in Scotland and have had your first dose, you can go to https://vacs.nhs.scot and register with the username you got in your appointment letter[nb]quite easy to miss if you didn't read it carefully: mine was among the text at the top of p2, began with my first name and ended with a number[/nb] to find out if your second appointment has been created yet.

Looks like you can also order a paper copy of your vaccination record there, could be very handy. Cheers!
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: greencalx on June 15, 2021, 08:15:14 PM
Looks like they plan to build it up into a full vaccination record over time which could be useful.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Glebe on June 15, 2021, 08:42:08 PM
Quote from: shiftwork2 on June 12, 2021, 01:27:26 AMNice one Glebe.

Belated thanks Shifty... the day was rather eventful, as I later encountered this cheeky seagull who took an interest in some chips I had dropped. Doubt it was Generous, he'd be more likely to be doling out chips then taking 'em!

(https://i.imgur.com/vMJ6cpR.jpg)
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: daf on June 16, 2021, 12:10:04 AM
Second jab this morning.

Unlike the first time, where I was waiting in a line of 20-30 for around 20 minutes, this time I was straight in and out with no wait at all - just me and the tumbleweed.

This sort of confirmed what the local doctor said to my dad a few days ago - a huge number of people are just not turning up for their second jab - the gormless twats!

Ah well, at least I'VE got me golden Ready Brek glow!!

Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: jobotic on June 16, 2021, 12:14:52 AM
Second for me tomorrow night.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: daf on June 16, 2021, 12:18:25 AM
Good lad !

Feel like Obelix after he fell in the cauldron - Invincible!!
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: JesusAndYourBush on June 16, 2021, 02:24:28 AM
Quote from: daf on June 16, 2021, 12:10:04 AM
Second jab this morning.

Unlike the first time, where I was waiting in a line of 20-30 for around 20 minutes, this time I was straight in and out with no wait at all - just me and the tumbleweed.

That was exactly my experience too when I had my 2nd last week.  1st time there was a massive but orderly queue and it was dealt with efficiently but still took maybe 20 mins for the whole process, for the 2nd there was one other person besides me and I was in and out in about 2 minutes.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Ian Drunken Smurf on June 16, 2021, 06:31:24 AM
1st dose (Pfizer) next week, day before my birthday. Second shot at end of July. Work finally got it sorted.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Rich Uncle Skeleton on June 16, 2021, 09:44:43 AM
Quote from: George Oscar Bluth II on June 14, 2021, 10:19:25 PM
Incidentally, you might be able to move your second dose forward a bit. Just go to the website, cancel your original one and rebook. I just pushed mine forward four whole weeks.

Delta variant does better against the single jabbed so it's your solemn duty to get double vaxxed as soon as you can

Cheers got my second one brought forward 3 weeks.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: olliebean on June 16, 2021, 11:58:46 AM
I've seen loads of people posting here and elsewhere about not being able to get a jab booked, having to travel quite far, waiting for ages when they got there - I had no problems booking (2 weeks out for my first jab, one week for the second), at a place 10 minutes walk from my house, and was in and out in less than 5 minutes both times, including queueing time. Am I just spectacularly lucky, or is it because I live in that there London and the rest of the country is getting short shrift?
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Zetetic on June 16, 2021, 01:58:27 PM
Fuck knows what they're doing in North West England.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: mothman on June 16, 2021, 03:44:08 PM
Pretending the whole thing is fake news, and nothing but a blatant attempt by metropolitan elites to thwart Holy Brexit?
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Chollis on June 16, 2021, 05:43:08 PM
going for for my first John Clotti on Friday afternoon. rather hoped it would be in the middle of the week so I could take a sick day next day like everyone else in my team
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Zetetic on June 16, 2021, 05:44:25 PM
Quote from: mothman on June 16, 2021, 03:44:08 PM
Pretending the whole thing is fake news, and nothing but a blatant attempt by metropolitan elites to thwart Holy Brexit?
I don't believe there's good reason to believe that the poor vaccination rates in the North West recent months are to do with demand, but I'd be interested to see data to the contrary.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Jollity on June 16, 2021, 08:38:17 PM
Update: my arm still hurts a bit. And I was a bit tired, slept a lot, but that's just business as usual for me. So I've been lucky with the side effects (mum and dad were too, though, so I wasn't very worried)
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: mothman on June 16, 2021, 08:58:02 PM
Quote from: Zetetic on June 16, 2021, 05:44:25 PM
I don't believe there's good reason to believe that the poor vaccination rates in the North West recent months are to do with demand, but I'd be interested to see data to the contrary.

I'd really like to think that the problem can't be supply, surely? That's the Tories' precious Red Wall we're talking about.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Zetetic on June 16, 2021, 08:59:57 PM
HSJ was reporting in January of plans to strangle supply to the North West.

Quote from: mothman on June 16, 2021, 08:58:02 PM
That's the Tories' precious Red Wall we're talking about.
The unvaccinated demographics are not politically relevant.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Neomod on June 17, 2021, 01:27:49 PM
Rebooked my 2nd appointment, now 3 weeks sooner.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: popcorn on June 17, 2021, 01:30:11 PM
So you have to cancel your current booking for the chance of getting an earlier one? I'm terrified of only been given shitter options.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Neomod on June 17, 2021, 01:33:47 PM
Yeah. I was concerned about that too but it gives you a list of alternative dates before you press the cancel button.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Cuellar on June 17, 2021, 01:40:55 PM
Ah right, interesting. I shared popcorn's concern.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: non capisco on June 17, 2021, 01:43:44 PM
Quote from: Neomod on June 17, 2021, 01:33:47 PM
Yeah. I was concerned about that too but it gives you a list of alternative dates before you press the cancel button.

Ah, really? Anxiety exactly as popcorn describes made me stall at the green 'cancel and rebook appointment' button on the NHS site. So I'm guessing there's another page after that with the alternative dates and a final cancellation option?
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Neomod on June 17, 2021, 01:45:36 PM
Yep.


.... or is there.

there is.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: popcorn on June 17, 2021, 01:49:32 PM
(https://i.ibb.co/g4fv9gn/Screenshot-2021-06-17-at-13-37-50.png)

Not sure about this lads.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: non capisco on June 17, 2021, 01:53:18 PM
Ya beauty! Just bumped it forward to this month! Cheers lads!
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Claude the Racecar Driving Rockstar Super Sleuth on June 17, 2021, 01:55:51 PM
What's the deal with hastening the second jab? I thought they needed to be 12 weeks apart for maximum effect. Does the urgency of double jabbing make up for the reduced efficacy?
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Neomod on June 17, 2021, 02:02:34 PM
That's the thing. Sooner means TRIPLE POWER!!!1
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: non capisco on June 17, 2021, 02:10:59 PM
Quote from: Claude the Racecar Driving Rockstar Super Sleuth on June 17, 2021, 01:55:51 PM
What's the deal with hastening the second jab? I thought they needed to be 12 weeks apart for maximum effect. Does the urgency of double jabbing make up for the reduced efficacy?

If I had a job where I could work from home I might not have bothered but coming into Central London five days a week with old Davey Delta on the increase has made me just want to get it dusted.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: steveh on June 17, 2021, 02:30:13 PM
Quote from: Claude the Racecar Driving Rockstar Super Sleuth on June 17, 2021, 01:55:51 PM
What's the deal with hastening the second jab? I thought they needed to be 12 weeks apart for maximum effect. Does the urgency of double jabbing make up for the reduced efficacy?

For the Pfizer and Moderna vaccines 4 weeks apart is fine. For AstraZeneca 12 weeks will give you a small amount of additional theoretical protection BUT with the risk of the Delta Variant you are better going for 8 weeks so you are double jabbed and have that higher protection sooner.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: olliebean on June 17, 2021, 02:33:35 PM
So we know the AZ is less effective with an 8-week interval than with a 12-week; we also know it's less effective against the Delta variant - but I presume the quoted 60% figure is based on analysing data from people who'd already had both jabs, with 12 weeks between them. Is there any data on how effective the AZ is against the Delta specifically with an 8-week interval?
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: steveh on June 17, 2021, 02:38:07 PM
I haven't seen any reports on data for that yet. Pfizer data seems to be published in a more timely manner.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Neomod on June 17, 2021, 02:58:50 PM
Quote from: steveh on June 17, 2021, 02:30:13 PM
For the Pfizer and Moderna vaccines 4 weeks apart is fine.

Yeah, i'm Moderna (4 life) and so I guess the system takes that into account when offering new 2nd appointments. 8 weeks apart still.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: jobotic on June 17, 2021, 03:14:19 PM
Had the second AZ last night (9 weeks after first).

Felt like shite after first but so far okay. Bit achey but that's it. She did it so quick though I wonder if it was a scam. I need a third to be sure.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Claude the Racecar Driving Rockstar Super Sleuth on June 17, 2021, 03:47:30 PM
I got Pfizered, but wasn't offered a second jab any earlier than 11 weeks when I first booked. As if being denied a sticker wasn't outrage enough.

I was in two minds about it. I work from home and am a lazy sod, with very little social life, so the delta blues might not be a huge risk. On the other hand, based on the advice of a couple of internet strangers, there didn't seem to be much reason to delay jab 2, so I've just rebooked.

The earliest date that came up was also 8 weeks, to the very day, since the first one. There were loads of appointments that day and afterwards, so I assume they must not be offering it any earlier.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Blue Jam on June 17, 2021, 04:01:42 PM
Anecdotal evidence I have heard suggests that the second dose of Lil' Clotta produces milder side effects than the first, while those fancy mRNA vaccines like Vorsprung Durch Technik and We Are The Mods produce worse side effects with the second dose.

Looking forward to being Pfucked by Pfizer and spending a week in bed after dose #2 then.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Claude the Racecar Driving Rockstar Super Sleuth on June 17, 2021, 04:02:38 PM
Worse than none?
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Blue Jam on June 17, 2021, 04:03:55 PM
Yeah:

Dose 1: Nish
Dose 2: Death
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Neomod on June 17, 2021, 04:18:57 PM
So far from my first dose on Tuesday I've just had an achy arm. No headaches, nausea or worse.

I look forward to welcoming the reaper with open arms. Does he bring cake like that other guy got?
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: bgmnts on June 17, 2021, 04:27:12 PM
My mother just had the second jab and she feels like shit.

Not looking forward to my second dose.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Blue Jam on June 17, 2021, 04:33:55 PM
Quote from: bgmnts on June 17, 2021, 04:27:12 PM
My mother just had the second jab and she feels like shit.

Not looking forward to my second dose.

tbf my first dose of Pfizer just made me feel extremely tired for a while, no chills or fever. Think I got off light. Bit worried as I will have started a new job by the time I get dose zwei but thanks to the 'vid we' re doing flexitime anyway.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: George Oscar Bluth II on June 17, 2021, 08:37:04 PM
Quote from: daf on June 16, 2021, 12:10:04 AM

This sort of confirmed what the local doctor said to my dad a few days ago - a huge number of people are just not turning up for their second jab - the gormless twats!

Have heard the same from a pal who is volunteering. Think something might have gone wrong with the messaging.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: BlodwynPig on June 17, 2021, 08:45:00 PM
Oedema is back and im wondering if its AstraZeneca related as i realised it started after my first jab, receded 1 week before my second and started again a day after 2nd. Googling reveals some rare cases of leaky vasicles that can give oedema ... and massive organ failure... that may be related to the vaccine
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Sex Festival Organizer on June 18, 2021, 06:00:32 PM
Got my first jab today. Pfizer, and everything went smooth as silk, so very impressed with the administrative side of things.

Upper right arm is a bit sore, but apart from that I feel perfectly fine, and the wanking-arm is unaffected, so tonight's main event is still on!
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Blinder Data on June 19, 2021, 09:45:53 AM
Quote from: Sex Festival Organizer on June 18, 2021, 06:00:32 PM
Upper right arm is a bit sore, but apart from that I feel perfectly fine, and the wanking-arm is unaffected, so tonight's main event is still on!

with a username like that, you really should be similar higher
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Pink Gregory on June 19, 2021, 11:58:28 AM
Got Moderna yesterday.  I can feel the injection site a bit but no side effects whatsoever.  Delighted.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Fr.Bigley on June 19, 2021, 12:14:16 PM
Quote from: Pink Gregory on June 19, 2021, 11:58:28 AM
Got Moderna yesterday.  I can feel the injection site a bit but no side effects whatsoever.  Delighted.

You shouldn't be delighted Greg, having side effects means your immune system is doing its job, having no symptoms basically means you're a goner.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Dr Rock on June 19, 2021, 01:44:36 PM
Just got my second vax of the bloodclot special. I'll let you know if I start feeling poorly.

So in two weeks (not before, right?) I should be able to visit my mum, who's been in and out of hospital lately.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Captain Poodle Basher on June 19, 2021, 03:04:50 PM
Had my second (Pfiszer) jab on Wednesday.

The Doctor told me I would "Feel the effects more this time." when I told her I only had a slightly sore arm after the first dose and nothing more.

No sore arm after the second jab so shows what she knows.....

Only, about 4-5 hours after getting the injection, I felt very tired, physically at any rate. Went to bed early and slept like a log but still bone-tired the next day as well. Mentally, completely alert and didn't affect my work at all but no energy to do anything unless I forced myself to. Today is the first day that I feel 100% once again.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Pink Gregory on June 19, 2021, 09:32:49 PM
Quote from: Fr.Bigley on June 19, 2021, 12:14:16 PM
You shouldn't be delighted Greg, having side effects means your immune system is doing its job, having no symptoms basically means you're a goner.

Good thing I spoke too soon and now it's all bulbous and itchy
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Dr Rock on June 19, 2021, 09:36:52 PM
Nine hours later.... feeling just super!
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Blue Jam on June 20, 2021, 12:50:14 AM
Quote from: Captain Poodle Basher on June 19, 2021, 03:04:50 PM
Only, about 4-5 hours after getting the injection, I felt very tired, physically at any rate. Went to bed early and slept like a log but still bone-tired the next day as well. Mentally, completely alert and didn't affect my work at all but no energy to do anything unless I forced myself to. Today is the first day that I feel 100% once again.

I slept like a lazy bastard doddery old pub dog after dose #1. Almost made me wish I could keep a stock at home. This shit even beats melatonin.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Fr.Bigley on June 20, 2021, 01:21:16 AM
Quote from: Pink Gregory on June 19, 2021, 09:32:49 PM
Good thing I spoke too soon and now it's all bulbous and itchy

Thoughts and prayers mein liebe.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Wanking Monk of Kefalonia on June 21, 2021, 03:24:10 PM
The Covid vax is unlikely to even stimulate the production of antibodies in the right part of the body (i.e. the respiratory system) should you catch the wild virus, you set of dribbling mongoloids. There's a good reason why vaccines for respiratory infections are seldom particularly effective.

And the common side effect of a splitting headache is likely due to this dangerous clotting issue which for God knows what reason is being played down. Every time it's mentioned, the media outlet concerned are careful to preface it with *extremely rare*, even though that appears not to be the case. Unsure why they're so partisan in this rather than reporting the situation accurately. I don't recall them reporting that deaths from Covid among the young and healthy are *extremely rare* despite that actually being true.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Cuellar on June 21, 2021, 03:29:38 PM
Well now I don't know who to believe
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Fambo Number Mive on June 21, 2021, 04:26:49 PM
WMOK, you know no-one believes any of the tripe you sprout, especially when you insult us and use abelist language. Are you just here to disrupt? Because I don't think it's working. In fact, your bollocks makes me more keen than ever to get my second vaccine just to annoy you.

Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: imitationleather on June 21, 2021, 04:38:42 PM
https://www.cookdandbombd.co.uk/forums/index.php/topic,83411.msg4363308.html#msg4363308

The guy is a wind-up merchant.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Ferris on June 21, 2021, 04:40:02 PM
It's what ignore buttons were made for!!
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Fambo Number Mive on June 21, 2021, 05:04:08 PM
Quote from: FerriswheelBueller on June 21, 2021, 04:40:02 PM
It's what ignore buttons were made for!!

Good idea. Done and done.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Inspector Norse on June 21, 2021, 07:11:59 PM
Got my first dose of Austria's #1 soft drink at lunchtime, and eight hours later I don't have any covid. Job done I say!
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Johnboy on June 22, 2021, 11:04:39 AM
got second jab of Pfizer yesterday

Arm a bit sore, otherwise fine
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Dr Rock on June 22, 2021, 03:34:29 PM
Second jab saturday. No side effects, my arm didn't even hurt.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: BlodwynPig on June 22, 2021, 06:33:06 PM
Softies and their sore arms. Im elephantine
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: frajer on June 23, 2021, 11:43:33 AM
Was jabbed with my first shot of vax on Friday. Pfizer injected straight into my arm like I'm some sort of science fiction man.

Very glad to have it done and was impressed by how friendly and efficient the entire process was.

Had a numb arm that's now back at its normal weedy strength but still feeling fatigued 5 days later, though I've heard other people say similar so presumably not dead soon.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: steveh on June 23, 2021, 01:28:22 PM
Interesting paper on side-effects, which are more likely if you are young or female - the opposite of the disease - and likely connected to a burst of activity generating type 1 interferon: https://immunology.sciencemag.org/content/6/60/eabj9256.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: BlodwynPig on June 23, 2021, 01:33:23 PM
Quote from: steveh on June 23, 2021, 01:28:22 PM
Interesting paper on side-effects, which are more likely if you are young or female - a mirror of the disease - and likely connected to a burst of activity generating type 1 interferon: https://immunology.sciencemag.org/content/6/60/eabj9256.

https://youtu.be/QwpYAYuWz80 (https://youtu.be/QwpYAYuWz80)
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: BlodwynPig on June 23, 2021, 01:35:33 PM
Fuck, i knew it!

QuoteClinical and experimental data suggest that cytokines play an important role in oedema formation [1–3]. Interleukin-2 (IL-2) given to patients as a cytostatic drug induces generalized oedema with hypovolaemic shock [1].
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Bernice on June 24, 2021, 10:46:11 PM
Had my first Pfizer dose today. Fine apart from massively itchy ankles.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Claude the Racecar Driving Rockstar Super Sleuth on June 24, 2021, 11:06:38 PM
Are you wearing fuzzy socks?
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Bernice on June 25, 2021, 08:53:38 AM
I was just keeping my feet warm in the usual a nest of spiders.

Not itchy any more, just feels like someone twatted my arm with a big hard stick.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: mothman on June 25, 2021, 09:44:27 AM
"... And it turns out we're not the only ones who've been getting jabbed, eh readers?"
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: steveh on June 26, 2021, 09:30:51 AM
Times reporting that over 50s will be offered a third jab and the flu jab at the same time this autumn using the usual network of pharmacies that do the flu ones.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Fr.Bigley on June 26, 2021, 09:34:56 AM
The over 50s need to get to fuck.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Dr Rock on June 26, 2021, 10:05:04 AM
Sorry. I won't be getting the flu jab, I've never had the flu and seem immune to all bugs and viruses. To make up for it I've had loads of accidents and I regularly fall over.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Dr Rock on June 26, 2021, 10:06:48 AM
Oh it's a third Covid jab as well. Do I need that?
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: mothman on June 26, 2021, 11:30:55 AM
Quote from: Fr.Bigley on June 26, 2021, 09:34:56 AM
The over 50s need to get to fuck.

Rude.

No way am I getting a flu jab. Nothing good has ever come from having one of those. Unless you count "contracting flu immediately afterwards" as good.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Fr.Bigley on June 26, 2021, 11:34:56 AM
Quote from: mothman on June 26, 2021, 11:30:55 AM
Rude.

No way am I getting a flu jab. Nothing good has ever come from having one of those. Unless you count "contracting flu immediately afterwards" as good.


Not rude, entitled arseholes. Not you though.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: olliebean on June 26, 2021, 12:51:12 PM
Wasn't arsed about the flu jab last winter (I decided the risk of me catching coronavirus whilst getting the flu jab was probably greater than the risk of me getting the flu whilst continuing not to go anywhere to avoid catching coronavirus). As for a third Covid jab, I'll want to see the figures on how much of a difference it'll make - if it just goes from 60% to 65%, what's the point of that? Also, I wish I could get it the same way I got the first two, in a spacious well-ventilated facility - not wildly keen on going into a pokey little pharmacy to get it.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Blue Jam on June 26, 2021, 02:28:49 PM
I used to pay for a flu jab every winter but didn't bother last year as I figured my chances of catching flu in my flat, at the massive nearly-empty building I was working in, or on my commute by bicycle were pretty low.

Got diagnosed with asthma last year and it was only a few months ago that I learned asthmatic peeps can get a free flu jab on the NHS. Will definitely be doing it this year then. Cashback.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Ferris on June 26, 2021, 02:42:22 PM
I get a flu jab every year cos they're free and it was a guaranteed day off work ("ooh not feeling very well sorry"). Also for vague aspirational "reduce the spread for the oldies" community values. Get on my level losers.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Fr.Bigley on June 26, 2021, 02:51:42 PM
Only time I've ever felt like death was having the flu when I was 19 but three years in a row, almost exactly at the same time (a few days before xmas) so I have mine religiously. Anyone who's had actual flu and not just a bad cold will know that a jab for 15 quid far outweighs the week and a half of hoping it'll take you quietly.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Dr Rock on June 26, 2021, 03:00:13 PM
I will never get the flu. I wil use this platform to issue a challenge to all flu germs - come and have a go if you think you're hard enough.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Ferris on June 26, 2021, 03:03:29 PM
Quote from: Fr.Bigley on June 26, 2021, 02:51:42 PM
Only time I've ever felt like death was having the flu when I was 19 but three years in a row, almost exactly at the same time (a few days before xmas) so I have mine religiously. Anyone who's had actual flu and not just a bad cold will know that a jab for 15 quid far outweighs the week and a half of hoping it'll take you quietly.

You have to pay for a flu jab?
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Fr.Bigley on June 26, 2021, 03:21:33 PM
Quote from: FerriswheelBueller on June 26, 2021, 03:03:29 PM
You have to pay for a flu jab?

God damn fucking right you do cunt.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Ferris on June 26, 2021, 03:49:53 PM
Shit way to spend 15 quid. Give me free vaccines or give me flu.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Stoneage Dinosaurs on June 26, 2021, 07:18:06 PM
Got Pfucked up this afternoon. Does the bit they jabbed usually go all red around it, in most people's experience? Anyway haven't had anything bad except an achey right arm but I'll see what happens tonight.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: greencalx on June 26, 2021, 08:42:15 PM
This thread prompted me to check my vaccination page, where my second appointment has now appeared. (Reminder to those in Scotland: https://vacs.nhs.scot). It seems the appointment goes in two weeks in advance, which means I'll be getting my second just over 8 weeks since the first. Naturally it's a good hour away on the bus, and bastard early in the morning, but I can't be arsed rescheduling.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Midas on June 26, 2021, 08:48:24 PM
Jabbed today. Pricked and sent packing in ten seconds flat (Ho-ho, not the first time that's happened, eh?). Absolute piece of piss (even for a "Jonathan Noel" like moi).
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Johnny Textface on June 27, 2021, 07:15:49 AM
A mate reckons that in a new government report, published online, there are more deaths recorded for vaccinated people than unvaccinated. He says he's not having the vax due to this. I assume he's wrong but don't really understand the data. It's Technical Briefing 17.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: greencalx on June 27, 2021, 09:31:46 AM
I would guess he's referring to Table 4 of https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/996740/Variants_of_Concern_VOC_Technical_Briefing_17.pdf
as this is the only one with a breakdown by vax status.

It focusses on the δ variant; the top set of figures (sorry, it's not easy to C&P into bbcode) sets out all cases since 1st Feb. 57% of all cases have been in unvaccinated people whilst 37% of all deaths have been in unvaccinated people. I'm guessing then it's this last figure that is causing concern. However, it's impossible to make very much of it because we don't know how big the cohort sizes are. The figures could simply reflect that there are more people over 50 (where all but 2 of the deaths have occurred) who are vaccinated than are unvaccinated. Indeed, by now, of the over 50s, 90% have had both doses, 5% have had one dose and 5% are unvaccinated. If you reweight the figures accordingly (which is a bit risky, because I'm applying current vaccination rates to historical death statistics, but it'll do for now), you find that you're half as likely to die having had one dose (relative to not being vaccinated) and 14 times less likely to die if you've had both. Even accounting for the fact that both are over-estimates, I think it would be silly to refuse the vax on this basis.

(This report also tells us that, so far, the δ variant is 4x less deadly than the α variant (which has accounted for the most deaths so far). I suspect vaccination will have had something to do with that.)
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Ferris on June 27, 2021, 11:12:50 AM
I don't have the government website to hand, but Nova Scotia is publishing "breakthrough" cases (so where someone was partially or fully vaccinated before testing positive), along with "breakthrough" hospitalizations and deaths. It's pretty compelling.

Quote
According to Public Health, there were 4,066 COVID-19 cases from March 15 to June 15, 2021. Of those:

25 (0.6 per cent) were fully vaccinated
218 (5.4 per cent) were partially vaccinated
3,823 (94 per cent) were unvaccinated

There were 250 people hospitalized. Of those:

Two (0.8 per cent) were fully vaccinated
27 (10.8 per cent) were partially vaccinated
221 (88.4 per cent) were unvaccinated

Twenty-four people died. Of those:

One (4.2 per cent) was fully vaccinated
Three (12.5 per cent) were partially vaccinated
20 (83.3 per cent) were unvaccinated

https://atlantic.ctvnews.ca/mobile/nova-scotia-reports-11-new-covid-19-cases-friday-moves-up-second-doses-1.5476044

Considering we mucked about for 4 months vaccinating the ludicrously elderly the fact that only one fully vaccinated person has died since September 2020 (?) is pretty amazing when you consider that person was almost certainly in the MEGA-CODGER demographic and a slight breeze would have probably done the business[nb]and the quasi-confirmed rumour is the 3 oldies who were partially vaccinated and still bought the farm got their first dose and immediately went to a bar to celebrate, got their cases same day (before there was any real vax protection) and died a few weeks later so they don't really count either[/nb].

They update the figures once a week if interested, we are around 78% first dose 20% second dose if that helps.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: steveh on June 27, 2021, 11:39:09 AM
In addition to what greencalx wrote:

QuoteBut the risk of dying from Covid-19 is extraordinarily dependent on age: it halves for each six to seven year age gap. This means that someone aged 80 who is fully vaccinated essentially takes on the risk of an unvaccinated person of around 50 – much lower, but still not nothing, and so we can expect some deaths.

https://www.theguardian.com/theobserver/commentisfree/2021/jun/27/why-most-people-who-now-die-with-covid-have-been-vaccinated
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Brian Freeze on June 27, 2021, 11:43:49 AM
I meant to ask this a while back but has anyone else been asked about whether they are carrying knives or weapons while going for their jab? Serious question.

A friend had it when he went for his first in the centre of Burnley and I've not heard of anyone anywhere else getting asked this. They even wanted yo check his car keys for potential apparently. He's a very run of the mill middle aged meek looking white bloke and very polite too.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Dr Rock on June 27, 2021, 11:55:46 AM
Quote from: Brian Freeze on June 27, 2021, 11:43:49 AM
I meant to ask this a while back but has anyone else been asked about whether they are carrying knives or weapons while going for their jab? Serious question.

A friend had it when he went for his first in the centre of Burnley and I've not heard of anyone anywhere else getting asked this. They even wanted yo check his car keys for potential apparently. He's a very run of the mill middle aged meek looking white bloke and very polite too.

Fuckiing hell, no none of that.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: ersatz99 on June 27, 2021, 12:24:31 PM
They're using walk through security detectors at a Brighton centre. I guess they had one in Burnley and he set it off with his keys. If so, it's a weird way of telling you what happened.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Blue Jam on June 27, 2021, 12:57:07 PM
The vaccination centre near Embra airport doesn't allow people in with large bags or cases "for security reasons". I guess that's just because they don't want to slow things down by searching everyone, but there was no metal detector and no interrogation, fucking hell.

Come to think of it I probably did have my Swiss Army knife on me, in my small bag. Oops. I'll leave it at home next time.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Dex Sawash on June 27, 2021, 01:54:00 PM

Saw a thing on Foxnews today something to do with socialism, sharia law, no-go zones and knife crime.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: popcorn on June 27, 2021, 02:16:24 PM
Colleague persuaded me to cancel my late-July appointment as I'd definitely get an earlier one. I didn't, lost my first appointment and had to rebook for the day after.

Not to worry, said this same colleague, there's a walk-in thing happening Peterborough tomorrow, that's only an hour's train journey, that's worth a daytrip isn't it? Turned away at the door because they're only offering second jabs to people who had their first over 8 weeks ago; mine was 7 weeks ago. Not mentioned online.

At least now I can enjoy lovely Peterborough with its car park and Wimpy.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Chedney Honks on June 27, 2021, 04:20:16 PM
I don't know who's more dumb, your dumbass colleague or you
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: popcorn on June 27, 2021, 05:38:35 PM
I think he got the idea from this thread

Quote from: Neomod on June 17, 2021, 01:33:47 PM
it gives you a list of alternative dates before you press the cancel button.

(it didn't for me!!!)

Quote from: non capisco on June 17, 2021, 01:53:18 PM
Ya beauty! Just bumped it forward to this month! Cheers lads!
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Brian Freeze on June 27, 2021, 07:33:39 PM
Quote from: ersatz99 on June 27, 2021, 12:24:31 PM
They're using walk through security detectors at a Brighton centre. I guess they had one in Burnley and he set it off with his keys. If so, it's a weird way of telling you what happened.

That makes sense but he's not the sort of bloke to leave any detail out when he has the chance to explain it slowly and carefully. Guess he might just have not noticed.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: MrMrs on June 27, 2021, 09:24:03 PM
Quote from: Chedney Honks on June 27, 2021, 04:20:16 PM
I don't know who's more dumb, your dumbass colleague or you


exactly. late July is fuckin, today. should've just waited ffs
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: popcorn on June 27, 2021, 09:25:16 PM
I got greedy and paid the price
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: BlodwynPig on June 28, 2021, 08:28:33 AM
Quote from: MrMrs on June 27, 2021, 09:24:03 PM
exactly. late July is fuckin, today. should've just waited ffs

This is the third time in as many days that someone has said we are in July. Have i died?
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: DrGreggles on June 29, 2021, 10:53:25 AM
Jab #2 done.
Didn't even nearly faint! #BraveBoy
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Ferris on June 29, 2021, 05:22:45 PM
Second shot booked for Friday. It's being administered by the military (https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/nova-scotia/canadian-armed-forces-halifax-covid-19-vaccination-clinic-1.6074320) which seems suitably apocalyptic.

Double Moderna, lads. The dream.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Bernice on July 01, 2021, 10:34:32 AM
Does anyone know if a walk-in will vaccinatee early? As in, at least three weeks after my first dose but before eight weeks? Just wanna get fucking IMMUNE.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: popcorn on July 01, 2021, 10:39:15 AM
Quote from: Bernice on July 01, 2021, 10:34:32 AM
Does anyone know if a walk-in will vaccinatee early? As in, at least three weeks after my first dose but before eight weeks? Just wanna get fucking IMMUNE.

I was at seven weeks and they sent me away.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Drygate on July 01, 2021, 12:38:39 PM
Guardian says they're doing 3 weeks now.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Cuellar on July 01, 2021, 12:49:36 PM
Well the little leaflet of info on the Pfizer jab that we were given says you can get the second at least 21 days after the first, so basically give me the second one. Give it me now.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Bernice on July 01, 2021, 01:19:06 PM
Quote from: Cuellar on July 01, 2021, 12:49:36 PM
Well the little leaflet of info on the Pfizer jab that we were given says you can get the second at least 21 days after the first, so basically give me the second one. Give it me now.

Yeah, this is what gave me the idea in the first place. Might just try a few walk-ins if the first refuses me, reckon I can convince one of the fuckers to jab me up.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Ferris on July 01, 2021, 01:20:13 PM
Quote from: popcorn on July 01, 2021, 10:39:15 AM
I was at seven weeks and they sent me away.

The memory of this still makes me smile. Delighted.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: chveik on July 02, 2021, 09:18:53 AM
i got my jab
covid can suck my dick
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Fr.Bigley on July 02, 2021, 11:05:59 AM
Quote from: chveik on July 02, 2021, 09:18:53 AM
i got my jab
covid can suck my dick

You misspelt "David"
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: buttgammon on July 02, 2021, 11:16:33 AM
Getting my first jab today, having chanced my arm with the GP earlier in the week; just this morning, the government have announced they're going to open it up to my age group next week anyway.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Harry Badger on July 02, 2021, 12:50:27 PM
After re-arranging my second jab to the 9th, then realising I have a cricket club piss-up that evening, I rang them earlier and they can fit me in tonight. God bless Cardiff and Vale University Health Board!
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Cuellar on July 02, 2021, 01:45:11 PM
Girlfriend just managed to bring her second forward by about 3 weeks and it's telling me there aren't any spaces >:(
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: hamfist on July 02, 2021, 08:06:32 PM
Had my number two today, ready for a weekend of shit on top of this hayfever
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Ferris on July 02, 2021, 08:19:21 PM
Just had my second Moderna as well, ready for CARNAGE.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: buttgammon on July 02, 2021, 08:26:07 PM
Got Pfizered - didn't feel a thing!
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: non capisco on July 02, 2021, 08:28:08 PM
Has the second Astra Zeneca with absolutely zero side effects, not even a tender arm. Did they remember to put some in it? The first one leathered me.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Rev+ on July 02, 2021, 08:35:50 PM
That's normal apparently, it's the first one that gets you.  I felt mildly like shit after both of them, mind.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Spiteface on July 02, 2021, 08:47:24 PM
Had my first Pfizer jab in April. Had the second one last night.

I feel like absolute shit right now, much like the first.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: chveik on July 02, 2021, 10:12:32 PM
feel fucking great with my new 5g protaste
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Ferris on July 02, 2021, 10:15:45 PM
Quote from: FerriswheelBueller on July 02, 2021, 08:19:21 PM
Just had my second Moderna as well, ready for CARNAGE.

Actually I feel fucking exhausted and my arm aches and I want to go to bed.

Postponing CARNAGE until monday.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: BlodwynPig on July 03, 2021, 07:46:10 AM
Its imperative to vaccinate the young at this point. Could close the door on covid as a major hassle if successful. Get jabbed, dont take no for answer
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: vanilla.coffee on July 03, 2021, 08:18:17 AM
Turns out my first AZ dose (Batch no. 4120Z001) is one of these moody Indian versions that the EU has not approved.
So that's good isn't it?

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/explainers-57665765
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: greencalx on July 03, 2021, 10:02:06 AM
Hmmm. My Scottish online vax certificate doesn't specify the batch number.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: mothman on July 03, 2021, 10:26:51 AM
I wonder, could one print out the certificate and, um, modify it..?
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Fr.Bigley on July 03, 2021, 10:46:09 AM
Quote from: mothman on July 03, 2021, 10:26:51 AM
I wonder, could one print out the certificate and, um, modify it..?

There's been anecdotal reports from a border guard friend of mine, that people have been, in droves, mostly arriving at East Midlands.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: flotemysost on July 03, 2021, 11:42:05 AM
I've rescheduled my second Pfizer jab twice now - currently due at the end of the month (8 week gap rather than the original 12 weeks), but I'm addicted to the heady rush of doing it now. The thrill of seeing the alternative time slots, the euphoria of the confirmation text pipping through. Want to keep inching it closer, ever closer until it's days, hours, minutes away, probably gonna keep trying even after it's done.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: mothman on July 03, 2021, 11:55:30 AM
Quote from: Fr.Bigley on July 03, 2021, 10:46:09 AM
There's been anecdotal reports from a border guard friend of mine, that people have been, in droves, mostly arriving at East Midlands.

And being caught?
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Fr.Bigley on July 03, 2021, 01:15:04 PM
Yes indeed.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: mothman on July 03, 2021, 02:06:49 PM
That was implicit in what you said but I thought I'd check. ;-)
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Ferris on July 03, 2021, 02:11:10 PM
Arm feels bruised, and I'm still a bit ache-y and tired but basically fine.

Commence CARNAGE.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: aunt mildred on July 03, 2021, 10:47:55 PM
Had two AZ jabs and no symptoms either time. Don't know what you are all moaning about.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: hamfist on July 04, 2021, 09:46:58 AM
My 2nd AZ side effects were worse than the first. Actual shuddering through Friday night, got a bit scared for a while. Saturday flat on my back until I felt better late afternoon. Yuck.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Egyptian Feast on July 04, 2021, 07:23:56 PM
Ooh, sounds shitty. I was worried about the 2nd AZ dose side effects after the nasty cold fever I endured first time around, but aside from the arm throb I had no issues over the weekend, not that I deviated from my original plan of lying about in bed feeling sorry for myself.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: C_Larence on July 04, 2021, 08:35:45 PM
Absolutely bricking it about my imminent second pfizer due to emetophobia. Anyone who's had both and can convince me I'm not going to throw up from it will be much appreciated.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Zetetic on July 04, 2021, 08:37:15 PM
Take some paracetamol an hour beforehand and then an hour afterwards?
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Ferris on July 04, 2021, 08:43:04 PM
Quote from: C_Larence on July 04, 2021, 08:35:45 PM
Absolutely bricking it about my imminent second pfizer due to emetophobia. Anyone who's had both and can convince me I'm not going to throw up from it will be much appreciated.

You'll be fine.

Both times I've told the person doing it I hate needles and I'm going to look at my phone please and thanks, and both times I haven't been able to fully unlock my phone in time because it's been so quick and painless.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: DrGreggles on July 04, 2021, 08:50:55 PM
No real side effects to my 2nd jab.
Which is good, as I was shit for a couple of days after the 1st one.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: C_Larence on July 04, 2021, 09:23:29 PM
Quote from: FerriswheelBueller on July 04, 2021, 08:43:04 PM
You'll be fine.

Both times I've told the person doing it I hate needles and I'm going to look at my phone please and thanks, and both times I haven't been able to fully unlock my phone in time because it's been so quick and painless.

I'm not worried about the actual injection at all, needles don't phase me. I'm talking about post jab side effects
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Ferris on July 04, 2021, 09:28:01 PM
Nah it feels like the day after travelling. Like, you're fine but you need a sleep. That's if you're unlucky, I think the majority of people have no side effects at all.

I had side effects but I didn't have any nausea at all, and I also hate being nauseous.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: MojoJojo on July 05, 2021, 08:11:26 AM
Quote from: C_Larence on July 04, 2021, 09:23:29 PM
I'm not worried about the actual injection at all, needles don't phase me. I'm talking about post jab side effects

I didn't have any post jab side effects with either jab, and I'm pretty convinced half the people complaining in this thread are making it up. Not having symptoms just isn't very interesting.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: mobias on July 05, 2021, 08:31:25 AM
Quote from: C_Larence on July 04, 2021, 09:23:29 PM
I'm not worried about the actual injection at all, needles don't phase me. I'm talking about post jab side effects

You'll be fine. I had a mild fever for a few hours in the evening and felt a bit tired and sore the next day. It wasn't a big deal. Make sure you have some paracetamol in. It does help bring your temperature down if you feel a bit feverish.

Quote from: MojoJojo on July 05, 2021, 08:11:26 AM
I didn't have any post jab side effects with either jab, and I'm pretty convinced half the people complaining in this thread are making it up. Not having symptoms just isn't very interesting.

This might be peak CAB contrariness. 
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Elderly Sumo Prophecy on July 05, 2021, 01:16:20 PM
A thought: Do celebrities have to queue up with the proles when they get their jab, or do they get theirs done privately? Has anyone spotted anyone famous in their queue?
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: monkfromhavana on July 05, 2021, 02:01:30 PM
Quote from: Elderly Sumo Prophecy on July 05, 2021, 01:16:20 PM
A thought: Do celebrities have to queue up with the proles when they get their jab, or do they get theirs done privately? Has anyone spotted anyone famous in their queue?

Debbie Harry.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Big Mclargehuge on July 05, 2021, 05:37:45 PM
The City I live in has finally started doing walk in sessions for 1st and 2nd doses of Pfizer, one popped up near me today on short notice so I decided to head down and get my 2nd jab a week earlier than planned. quite mixed organisation. noone really seemed to know who was in charge and one woman was getting very flustered because she was losing track of all her pens and having difficulty getting people to fill out the forms properly.

either way 30 minutes after walking in I left fully vaccinated! it's been about an hour and a half since it happened and so far im feeling pretty solid. no arm pain this time (yet) but it's early days...last time I didnt get any side effects till a full 6 hours after being jabbed. so tonight could be fun.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Wanking Monk of Kefalonia on July 05, 2021, 06:09:05 PM
Number of deaths from COVID-19 in the UK during 2020 of people with no underlying health conditions:772.
Number of deaths from COVID-19 vaccines in the UK so far: 1403.

I know those aren't directly comparable figures but they're worth considering. The vaccine manufacturers are only claiming that their product reduces symptoms; they're not sure to what extent, if at all, they reduce transmission. Isn't that the sort of thing you should know the answer to before conducting a mass vaccination programme? They're also not sure of how the viral genetic material in the vaccine becomes distributed throughout the body, or of how things will manifest in the long run. For instance, is there a risk that the immune system might go into overdrive when the wild virus is encountered, or even if one of the mundane coronaviruses is encountered? Again, they're not sure because these vaccines have only been tested on a very short time scale. It's all totally irresponsible.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Fambo Number Mive on July 05, 2021, 06:15:08 PM
Where did you get those figures from?

Quote...Back to that figure. As of 28 April, there had been a total of 1,102 Yellow Card reports (which allows anyone to report a health problem they've had after receiving a vaccine or taking a medicine to the MHRA) where the patient died "shortly after" vaccination. That was out of a total 34 million who had received a first dose of a Covid vaccine and 14 million who'd had their second in the UK at that time.

If you divide 1,102 by the number of days since people first started to get vaccinated, on 8 December, it works out as about eight per day. (At the time of writing the most up-to-date figure as of 5 May 2021 was 1,143 deaths, which is still about eight a day.)

The government says that based on data taken from ONS death registrations, "several thousand" deaths are expected to have occurred naturally within a week of receiving the vaccine simply due to the fact many millions of doses have been administered, mostly in the elderly.

This by no means indicates that the vaccine caused these deaths...

https://fullfact.org/online/1102-vaccine-adr-death/

Given that we started with the oldest and most vulnerable people in our vaccination programme, it's hardly surprising that some people will have died soon after being vaccinated, but it doesn't mean that the vaccine had anything to do with that.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: mobias on July 05, 2021, 06:35:39 PM
Quote from: Wanking Monk of Kefalonia on July 05, 2021, 06:09:05 PM
Number of deaths from COVID-19 in the UK during 2020 of people with no underlying health conditions:772.


https://www.ons.gov.uk/aboutus/transparencyandgovernance/freedomofinformationfoi/deathswithnounderlyinghealthconditions
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Elderly Sumo Prophecy on July 05, 2021, 06:41:04 PM
Had the second AZ jab shoved up my arse this afternoon (no celebs in the queue, not even a Championship footballer), so on the way home I bought a £6 bottle of sherry from Sainsbos to celebrate.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: olliebean on July 05, 2021, 07:26:39 PM
Quote from: Wanking Monk of Kefalonia on July 05, 2021, 06:09:05 PM
Number of deaths from COVID-19 in the UK during 2020 of people with no underlying health conditions:772.
Number of deaths from COVID-19 vaccines in the UK so far: 1403.

I know those aren't directly comparable figures but they're worth considering.

No, they're not comparable at all. Perhaps take out the "with no underlying health conditions" qualifier from the first line (and amend the figure accordingly), and you'll have something it's reasonable to consider comparing with the second line.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Drygate on July 05, 2021, 07:50:39 PM
How many people died from the vaccines with no underlying condition?

Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Old Thrashbarg on July 05, 2021, 08:45:50 PM
Quote from: Wanking Monk of Kefalonia on July 05, 2021, 06:09:05 PM
Number of deaths from COVID-19 in the UK during 2020 of people with no underlying health conditions:772.
Number of deaths from COVID-19 vaccines in the UK so far: 1403.

Even if we accept your bullshit, made-up numbers and accept the conditions on which they're proferred here, I still don't think they back up your arguments.

45m people, including all the oldest and most clinically vulnerable, have had at least one jab. Out of those, ~1400 died shortly after being vaccinated. So around 1 in 30,000.

2.6m people tested positive for Covid in 2020. How many of those had no underlying condition? Let's be generous to your viewpoint and say 2.1m. And of those ~700 have died. So the people least likely to die from Covid died at a rate of 1 in 3,000.

So you're 10 times less likely to die shortly after vaccination, even if you're elderly or clinically extremely vulnerable, than you are if you get infected and have no underlying medical condition. Something which you've previously claimed we shouldn't be worried about. So why are you worried about vaccinations?

Once again, I'm humouring you here, using the numbers you've presented on your own terms. Those numbers are, obviously, a mix between outright lies and extremely disingenuous.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: bgmnts on July 05, 2021, 08:58:05 PM
Wait, are you telling me that vaccines help reduce the death caused by a disease or a virus?
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: mothman on July 05, 2021, 09:00:50 PM
Well put, Old T!
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Bernice on July 06, 2021, 12:26:14 PM
Those invented numbers and that stupid argument have really made me think.

Made me think this guy's a real jerk!
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: greencalx on July 06, 2021, 01:33:03 PM
99.6% of deaths were caused after being born. conclusion: don't get born.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Rich Uncle Skeleton on July 06, 2021, 02:50:10 PM
Got stopped in the street by a guy saying they were doing walk ins and since my first jab was luckily 3 weeks ago to the day I managed to get my second one done and dusted. No weird effects yet but will report back when my cocks shrunk.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: olliebean on July 06, 2021, 05:30:34 PM
Quote from: Rich Uncle Skeleton on July 06, 2021, 02:50:10 PM
Got stopped in the street by a guy saying they were doing walk ins and since my first jab was luckily 3 weeks ago to the day I managed to get my second one done and dusted. No weird effects yet but will report back when my cocks shrunk.

I don't reckon that guy was on the level. You're supposed to get it in your arm.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: JamesTC on July 08, 2021, 11:59:33 AM
The Teletubbies have confirmed they have all received the second dose.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: monkfromhavana on July 09, 2021, 01:27:17 PM
Had my second dose yesterday. Only slight worse side effects than after the first on, just a load of nausea added to the tiredness.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: popcorn on July 09, 2021, 01:49:46 PM
Got my second one (Pfizer) yesterday too. Just a sore arm and I slept for 12 hours last night.

If I saw a corona on the street now I'd kick its face off no problem.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: BlodwynPig on July 09, 2021, 03:06:41 PM
Warning against having Janssen vax if you have leaky blood vessels

Myocardia risk in children and 2 in million risk of death. mRNA jabs

Dont have links to hand.

Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Wanking Monk of Kefalonia on July 09, 2021, 04:45:26 PM
They've tried to massively down play the clotting issue, but it's no coincidence that common adverse reactions to COVID vaccine include headaches, nausea and dizziness, which are also indicative of blood clotting in the brain. And it would appear that with each successive jab, the more aggressively white blood cells set to work on destroying spike protein producing cells. If these happen to be the cells lining your blood vessels and clotting takes place to repair the damage, then you could be in trouble. Also, it was interesting to read this week that a significant proportion of people have pre-existing immunity due to the similarity of SARS-CoV-2 to common coronaviruses, and so the vaccine isn't really needed.

It's odd how left leaning people on CaB just accept that the motives of avaricious companies like Pfizer and Astra-Zeneca are humanitarian and not question whether financial interests come into play. Pushing unnecessary and dangerous vaccines onto the masses for money is not exactly beneath them.

Just for the record, I'm not 'anti-vaxx' in case anyone is going to accuse me of that - I'm sure you don't take every single vaccination going either. I decide if a particular vaccine's worth taking after considering the risk from the thing it's supposed to protect me from, and any risks from the vaccine itself.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Cuellar on July 09, 2021, 04:48:09 PM
Ok
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Drygate on July 09, 2021, 05:02:41 PM
True. It's not like these companies don't have previous form for putting out drugs with dodgy side effects or getting done for false advertising etc.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: mothman on July 09, 2021, 05:15:17 PM
I'm sure you'll henceforth avoid all medicines in the exact same spirit of righteous anticapitalist suspicion.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: thugler on July 09, 2021, 05:40:01 PM
Quote from: Wanking Monk of Kefalonia on July 09, 2021, 04:45:26 PM
headaches, nausea and dizziness, which are also indicative of blood clotting in the brain

Not necessarily no. There would be scores of people having strokes post vaccine if this was the case, and there are aren't.


Quote. And it would appear that with each successive jab, the more aggressively white blood cells set to work on destroying spike protein producing cells. If these happen to be the cells lining your blood vessels and clotting takes place to repair the damage, then you could be in trouble. Also, it was interesting to read this week that a significant proportion of people have pre-existing immunity due to the similarity of SARS-CoV-2 to common coronaviruses, and so the vaccine isn't really needed.

You may be getting your information from dubious sources.

There is a long history of vaccines being effective at eradicating these things and incidences of them causing widespread health issues beyond the odd side effect is very rare, these companies are indeed out to make money, but they do that by developing a vaccine that works successfully and safely.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: bgmnts on July 09, 2021, 05:56:53 PM
Quote from: thugler on July 09, 2021, 05:40:01 PM
You may be getting your information from dubious sources.

If any.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Glebe on July 09, 2021, 06:07:07 PM
Second jab done this morn, along with a mate I'd not seen in person since before the pandemic began, so that was nice too!
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Ferris on July 09, 2021, 06:07:44 PM
Quote from: Glebe on July 09, 2021, 06:07:07 PM
Second jab done, along with a mate I'd not seen in person since before the pandemic began, so that was nice too!

Lovely stuff.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: BlodwynPig on July 09, 2021, 06:08:20 PM
Quote from: Glebe on July 09, 2021, 06:07:07 PM
Second jab done this morn, along with a mate I'd not seen in person since before the pandemic began, so that was nice too!

bumjab?

and did you get your vaccine in your bottom?
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Glebe on July 09, 2021, 06:11:33 PM
Quote from: FerriswheelBueller on July 09, 2021, 06:07:44 PMLovely stuff.

Thanks Ferris! Delighted to get fully vaxxed and see me mate (who also went out of his way to give me a lift home), otherwise been feeling a bit rotten today, didn't sleep last night and had a slight case of the shits (too much info, sorry) when I got home. Still, mustn't grumble!

Quote from: BlodwynPig on July 09, 2021, 06:08:20 PMbumjab?

and did you get your vaccine in your bottom?

Yeah right up the arse Blodders it was great!
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Ferris on July 09, 2021, 06:12:27 PM
I was a bit under the weather for a day after my second one, went to bed early and have felt 100% since.

Love having them two jabs though. Amazing.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Glebe on July 09, 2021, 06:14:19 PM
Felt very sleepy a couple of days after the first one. Will grab a couple of paracetamol and getta bitta kip in a bit!
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: BlodwynPig on July 09, 2021, 06:14:31 PM
Quote from: Glebe on July 09, 2021, 06:11:33 PM
Thanks Ferris! Delighted to get fully vaxxed and see me mate (who also went out of his way to give me a lift home), otherwise been feeling a bit rotten today, didn't sleep last night and had a slight case of the shits (too much info, sorry) when I got home. Still, mustn't grumble!

Yeah right up the arse Blodders it was great!

How did your mate Bumjab react?
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Glebe on July 09, 2021, 06:17:51 PM
Quote from: BlodwynPig on July 09, 2021, 06:14:31 PMHow did your mate Bumjab react?

Racist against people from the Bumjab ('Punjab'!)
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: flotemysost on July 09, 2021, 08:39:02 PM
Quote from: Wanking Monk of Kefalonia on July 09, 2021, 04:45:26 PM
Just for the record, I'm not 'anti-vaxx' in case anyone is going to accuse me of that - I'm sure you don't take every single vaccination going either. I decide if a particular vaccine's worth taking after considering the risk from the thing it's supposed to protect me from, and any risks from the vaccine itself.

If it's beneficial to me and/or other people then hell yes I'm taking all the vaccines, vaxx me up muthafucka. I'm not considered high risk for the flu, but I still get the flu jab every year - just because I'm highly unlikely to die from it doesn't mean I don't give a fuck about reducing the chance of it being passed on to someone who might do.

My only vaccine regret is that I WASN'T offered the HPV vaccine at school/told much about it at all (they started doing it the year after), as much as I love getting a camera shoved up my cervix every couple of years. But I think it's great that it's being offered to pupils - male and female - now.

Anyway - no one, NO ONE is being forced to take vaccines. I know people who've had pretty unpleasant side effects (as with any medicine) and of course there are people for whom it won't be suitable. But hey, do you know something else that's causing headaches, dizziness, nausea, blood clotting and death in lots and lots of people? And imagine if there was a way we could massively reduce the chances of that happening? I'll leave you to figure that one out.


Edit (prompted by seeing further moronic antivax propaganda near where I live this evening): the very fact that some people might be unable to take the vaccine (people with some types of blood cancer, for example) is EXACTLY why "healthy" people should be getting it, surely. I love that these cunts think they're such fucking original renegade independent spirits, and yet the childish, bloody-minded selfishness of their attitude almost precisely mirrors that of the current establishment. "What's in it for me though? Nyerr, you can't make me!"
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: steveh on July 10, 2021, 10:52:22 AM
Quote from: Wanking Monk of Kefalonia on July 09, 2021, 04:45:26 PM
They've tried to massively down play the clotting issue, but it's no coincidence that common adverse reactions to COVID vaccine include headaches, nausea and dizziness, which are also indicative of blood clotting in the brain. And it would appear that with each successive jab, the more aggressively white blood cells set to work on destroying spike protein producing cells. If these happen to be the cells lining your blood vessels and clotting takes place to repair the damage, then you could be in trouble.

This is what actually happens: https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2021/07/210707112432.htm

Detecting VITT has got better and the process for dealing with it when it happens is becoming standardised and more people are surviving it. It has nothing to do with other side effects.

Quote from: Wanking Monk of Kefalonia on July 09, 2021, 04:45:26 PM
Also, it was interesting to read this week that a significant proportion of people have pre-existing immunity due to the similarity of SARS-CoV-2 to common coronaviruses, and so the vaccine isn't really needed.

Some people have existing cross-immunity from other coronaviruses that can neutralise the virus to a very limited extent in lab tests but is not sufficient to prevent disease in the real world.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Blinder Data on July 11, 2021, 11:12:44 PM
my brother in Spain is only getting one dose of Pfizer because he's had COVID in the last 6/7 months. apparently standard practice over there. a sensible decision or cheapo Spaniards?
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: flotemysost on July 12, 2021, 02:38:05 AM
Hmm, I've heard from various sources that having had COVID + 1 dose of an mRNA vaccine = ultimate ur-immunity, but seeing as loads of people have probs had COVID but didn't have confirmation via a positive test at the time, surely it's hard to tell how many people legitimately fall into that bracket.

I'll be gladly welcoming my second jabbing even if I have had it (as I suspect I may well have done over the winter), as are all my mates who actually tested positive for it.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: steveh on July 12, 2021, 08:47:47 AM
Quote from: flotemysost on July 12, 2021, 02:38:05 AM
Hmm, I've heard from various sources that having had COVID + 1 dose of an mRNA vaccine = ultimate ur-immunity, but seeing as loads of people have probs had COVID but didn't have confirmation via a positive test at the time, surely it's hard to tell how many people legitimately fall into that bracket.

There have been several papers concluding that Covid + 1 dose > no Covid + 2 doses but only if you've had it above a certain severity, so it's better just to give everyone 2 doses even if for some the second won't do much. Not just with the mRNA vaccines too.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Cuellar on July 12, 2021, 12:24:08 PM
Finally managed to bring my second jab forward - 20th Aug to 25th Jul.

Yes!!!
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: buzby on July 12, 2021, 01:02:31 PM
Second dose of Moderna yesterday afternoon. Woke up in the middle of the night sweating (which didn't happen last time) but the sore arm has returned with a vengeance and I'm looking forward to feeling wiped out tonight if last time was anything to go by.

My brother-in-law's sister has tested positive for Covid a few weeks after having her second AZ dose. She caught it off her 19 year old son, who was 'self isolating' at home after contracting it during a night on the town the weekend before last.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Neomod on July 12, 2021, 02:50:40 PM
I rescheduled my appointment for jab 2 (10 Aug) which brought it forward to 8 weeks between jabs but is there actual science that backs up that it works just as well if you have a shorter gap between doses.

What I need to know is, is it worth rescheduling again to get Covid done?
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Wanking Monk of Kefalonia on July 12, 2021, 03:25:21 PM
Quote from: flotemysost on July 09, 2021, 08:39:02 PM
If it's beneficial to me and/or other people then hell yes I'm taking all the vaccines, vaxx me up muthafucka. I'm not considered high risk for the flu, but I still get the flu jab every year - just because I'm highly unlikely to die from it doesn't mean I don't give a fuck about reducing the chance of it being passed on to someone who might do.

The aim is to reduce symptoms in the individual taking the vaccine (and I'm sceptical that it actually achieves this), it does little if anything to prevent transmission of the virus, so the social responsibility argument doesn't hold water.  Even if it did prevent transmission, how ethical is it to encourage people who are at very low risk from the virus to take something which actually does pose a risk to them on that basis?

I was careful to explain how I'm not anti-vaccination yet you still attempted to smear me with that label. Fuck all integrity. I'm not raising the issue because I think I'm some sort of maverick in not getting jabbed, I just genuinely think it's unnecessary and dangerous.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Cuellar on July 12, 2021, 03:26:26 PM
I think you're in the wrong thread then. This is the thread to talk about having received the vaccine, that sort of thing.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Wanking Monk of Kefalonia on July 12, 2021, 03:31:51 PM
Quote from: Cuellar on July 12, 2021, 03:26:26 PM
I think you're in the wrong thread then. This is the thread to talk about having received the vaccine, that sort of thing.

Aw, but the Chris Morris fan site Covid vaccination thread is the perfect place to vent.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Cuellar on July 12, 2021, 03:52:38 PM
Oh you'll be venting alright!!!

:D
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: MojoJojo on July 12, 2021, 04:06:21 PM
Quote from: Wanking Monk of Kefalonia on July 09, 2021, 04:45:26 PM. Also, it was interesting to read this week that a significant proportion of people have pre-existing immunity due to the similarity of SARS-CoV-2 to common coronaviruses, and so the vaccine isn't really needed.

The way the vaccine trials were run makes this pretty much irrelevant, as the control group would have had that pre-existing immunity.

Do you want to defend these claims you made earlier:
Quote from: Wanking Monk of Kefalonia on July 05, 2021, 06:09:05 PM
Number of deaths from COVID-19 in the UK during 2020 of people with no underlying health conditions:772.
Number of deaths from COVID-19 vaccines in the UK so far: 1403.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: metaltax on July 12, 2021, 04:58:39 PM
Quote from: Wanking Monk of Kefalonia on July 12, 2021, 03:25:21 PM
The aim is to reduce symptoms in the individual taking the vaccine (and I'm sceptical that it actually achieves this), it does little if anything to prevent transmission of the virus, so the social responsibility argument doesn't hold water.  Even if it did prevent transmission, how ethical is it to encourage people who are at very low risk from the virus to take something which actually does pose a risk to them on that basis?

Why are you sceptical that it reduces symptoms? You don't even need to pore over medical papers for evidence of that. Look at news stories around the world - there's countless evidence of people having had the vaccine who don't suffer the same degree of symptoms and people who haven't had it who go into hospital and/or die. I just don't understand the thought process of people who can look at a situation which overwhelming points at one conclusion and just think "Hmm...I'm not so sure".
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Blue Jam on July 12, 2021, 05:12:56 PM
Ooooh, I've been randomly selected for a follow-up health questionnaire! Just got a text with a unique code from NHS Scotland. Exciting!

CaBbers who have menstrual cycles: any of you find them affected? My last cycle was unusually long, proceeded as normal but my period arrived about five or six days late. Not sure how the Pfizer jab could have Pfucked up my cycle, could have  been an inflammatory response but getting ill with a viral infection doesn't normally do that. Interesting:

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-56901353
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: chveik on July 12, 2021, 05:17:42 PM
Quote from: Cuellar on July 12, 2021, 03:52:38 PM
Oh you'll be venting alright!!!

:D

lol
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Blue Jam on July 12, 2021, 05:17:52 PM
^^^ Aye, that is good.

Oh, and guys: Just a friendly reminder that we do have an Ignore function for trolls now.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: JamesTC on July 12, 2021, 05:41:10 PM
Yeah, ignore the anti-vax cunt.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: bgmnts on July 12, 2021, 05:48:07 PM
Quote from: Blue Jam on July 12, 2021, 05:12:56 PM
Ooooh, I've been randomly selected for a follow-up health questionnaire! Just got a text with a unique code from NHS Scotland. Exciting!

Tell them you've grown a little Quato thing on your chest since taking the vaccine, see how that affects the data.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Blue Jam on July 12, 2021, 06:02:54 PM
Thanks bgmnts, I was hoping you'd all have some helpful suggestions here. I might tell them the microchip has started picking up extraterrestrial broadcasts or something.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Ferris on July 12, 2021, 06:46:18 PM
Quote from: Blue Jam on July 12, 2021, 06:02:54 PM
Thanks bgmnts, I was hoping you'd all have some helpful suggestions here. I might tell them the microchip has started picking up extraterrestrial broadcasts or something.

I did that now phones ringing off the hook from OfCom.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: flotemysost on July 12, 2021, 09:20:32 PM
Quote from: Blue Jam on July 12, 2021, 05:12:56 PM
CaBbers who have menstrual cycles: any of you find them affected? My last cycle was unusually long, proceeded as normal but my period arrived about five or six days late. Not sure how the Pfizer jab could have Pfucked up my cycle, could have  been an inflammatory response but getting ill with a viral infection doesn't normally do that. Interesting:

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-56901353

Oh yes, I mentioned this upthread - it definitely seems to be a thing. My periods are a bit unpredictable anyway thanks to PCOS, but my first bleed after my first Pfizer jab went on forever (well, about 2 weeks in the end). Just started my second bleed since then (haven't had my second jab yet) and again, it started pretty much on time but fuck me, the amount of pain I've been in this afternoon has been unbearable, had to log off work early and lie in the foetal position for a few hours (though I am also quite hungover which probably doesn't help).

From what I've heard anecdotally, it sounds like for most people affected, it sorts itself out after a cycle or two (other variations notwithstanding), so fingers crossed yours will  settle down. Think I'm gonna go back on the Pill anyway, bored of this now. FWIW, a few friends who had confirmed COVID have mentioned having the same side effect when they were recovering from that. (Edit: as the article you've linked to also says)

Quote from: Wanking Monk of Kefalonia on July 12, 2021, 03:25:21 PM
The aim is to reduce symptoms in the individual taking the vaccine (and I'm sceptical that it actually achieves this), it does little if anything to prevent transmission of the virus, so the social responsibility argument doesn't hold water.  Even if it did prevent transmission, how ethical is it to encourage people who are at very low risk from the virus to take something which actually does pose a risk to them on that basis?

I was careful to explain how I'm not anti-vaccination yet you still attempted to smear me with that label. Fuck all integrity. I'm not raising the issue because I think I'm some sort of maverick in not getting jabbed, I just genuinely think it's unnecessary and dangerous.

omg, I got an actual reply from the Monk!

Yes, you did say you're not anti-vaccine, but pretty much everything you post in this subforum is about how the COVID vaccines are unnecessary - it's hardly a massive leap, is it? Your repeated dismissal of sufferers of the very real symptoms of long COVID, older people or anyone with underlying conditions who is now protected by the vaccine and don't need to worry so much about dying from this thing (they're actual people you know, not just disposable stats you can use to bolster your arguments), people who cannot have the vaccine and are at far greater risk of getting seriously ill or dying from COVID (apparently they're not real people with lives worth living either - they can just shield for the rest of their lives, it's fine, they're gonna die soon anyway) makes your ugly intentions starkly obvious.

Tbf, I wasn't actually referring to you when I was talking about the antivaxxers in my last paragraph - in fact I did specifically say that it was prompted by seeing a fresh batch of stickers from the White Rose twats around where I live - but you're not exactly a million miles from that hymn sheet. I know I shouldn't be feeding the troll, but I'm fucking sick of idiots trying to hinder the very obvious progress being made by the vaccine programme. And I'm saying this as someone who hated lockdown and was so miserable over the winter I nearly topped myself, so don't fucking try the mental health card on me.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: buttgammon on July 12, 2021, 09:33:51 PM
Quote from: flotemysost on July 12, 2021, 09:20:32 PM
Oh yes, I mentioned this upthread - it definitely seems to be a thing. My periods are a bit unpredictable anyway thanks to PCOS, but my first bleed after my first Pfizer jab went on forever (well, about 2 weeks in the end). Just started my second bleed since then (haven't had my second jab yet) and again, it started pretty much on time but fuck me, the amount of pain I've been in this afternoon has been unbearable, had to log off work early and lie in the foetal position for a few hours (though I am also quite hungover which probably doesn't help).

From what I've heard anecdotally, it sounds like for most people affected, it sorts itself out after a cycle or two (other variations notwithstanding), so fingers crossed yours will  settle down. Think I'm gonna go back on the Pill anyway, bored of this now. FWIW, a few friends who had confirmed COVID have mentioned having the same side effect when they were recovering from that. (Edit: as the article you've linked to also says)

My partner was telling me about the menstrual cycle disruption a lot of people have had. She didn't notice anything different after two doses of Pfizer, but she is on medication to regulate PCOS and it seems that might have kept things regular.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: flotemysost on July 12, 2021, 09:45:29 PM
Yep, no one I know who's been affected in this way (including myself) either after the vaccine or having COVID was on any sort of hormonal contraceptive at the time, so I imagine for many people that would be enough to regulate things, although everyone's cycle is different of course.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: olliebean on July 12, 2021, 10:12:49 PM
Quote from: steveh on July 12, 2021, 08:47:47 AM
There have been several papers concluding that Covid + 1 dose > no Covid + 2 doses but only if you've had it above a certain severity, so it's better just to give everyone 2 doses even if for some the second won't do much. Not just with the mRNA vaccines too.

What about 2 doses followed by Covid? Because that seems to be more of a thing than we might have hoped.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: steveh on July 13, 2021, 07:41:26 AM
Quote from: olliebean on July 12, 2021, 10:12:49 PM
What about 2 doses followed by Covid? Because that seems to be more of a thing than we might have hoped.

Think we're still to early to have any data for that and I wouldn't want to guess. Having only 20% of people get ill is still good going for a vaccine.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: steveh on July 13, 2021, 07:59:09 AM
On the benefits of vaccination in protecting others:

QuoteHere, by analyzing vaccination records and test results collected during the rapid vaccine rollout in a large population from 177 geographically defined communities, we find that the rates of vaccination in each community are associated with a substantial later decline in infections among a cohort of individuals aged under 16 years, who are unvaccinated.

On average, for each 20 percentage points of individuals who are vaccinated in a given population, the positive test fraction for the unvaccinated population decreased approximately twofold. These results provide observational evidence that vaccination not only protects individuals who have been vaccinated but also provides cross-protection to unvaccinated individuals in the community.

https://www.nature.com/articles/s41591-021-01407-5
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Chedney Honks on July 13, 2021, 09:26:08 AM
That not what I read on my local I ❤️ Dogs Facebook page
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Cloud on July 13, 2021, 04:54:04 PM
Fully vaxxed as of last week.  Astrazeneca.  (I'm 39 but went in for #1 on the day the advice changed and there was no Pfizer available, they tried to tell me to wait, I persisted and got jabbed with AZ)

First one was on a Friday evening and nicely ruined my plans to work my way through half a dozen bottled ales.  Got one down, got the shivers and fatigue and couldn't stomach another sip, went to bed.

Second one, didn't feel a thing
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: weaseldust on July 13, 2021, 06:59:57 PM
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Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: flotemysost on July 13, 2021, 09:20:50 PM
Quote from: steveh on July 13, 2021, 07:59:09 AM
On the benefits of vaccination in protecting others:

https://www.nature.com/articles/s41591-021-01407-5

Cheers steveh, that's interesting to know.

And I'll ignore the monastic moron from now on - was just anxious and pissed off yesterday (and feeling like I'd been punched repeatedly in the uterus probably didn't help).
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Fambo Number Mive on July 16, 2021, 12:05:25 PM
Had my second jab today.  I didn't really feel much when they jabbed me.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Claude the Racecar Driving Rockstar Super Sleuth on July 16, 2021, 02:17:13 PM
I have a mild 'two days left until retirement' sense of dread about the days leading up to my second jab next week, especially with Freedom Day coming shortly beforehand.

It is ever so mild - I've got this far without so much as a sniffle - but Sods Law and all that.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: greencalx on July 16, 2021, 07:16:18 PM
Quote from: Fambo Number Mive on July 16, 2021, 12:05:25 PM
Had my second jab today.  I didn't really feel much when they jabbed me.

Snap. In fact, I felt nothing at all and had to ask whether it had actually been done. I was at one of the mass vax centres and there was basically no-one else there.

No reaction yet. Half hoping I feel like shite tomorrow so I can duck out of a visit to the in-laws and spend the day walking round the house in my pants.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: greencalx on July 17, 2021, 10:39:29 AM
Still no reaction, beyond a slightly sore arm. Inlaws it is.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Bernice on July 17, 2021, 07:30:19 PM
I've joined the ranks of the double vaxxed. Invincible now, gonna fucking obliterate a pub.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: bgmnts on July 19, 2021, 11:34:09 AM
The glorious, sweeping hills of my beloved Cymru can get to absolute fuck in this heat. Level it all.

Half hour walk up and down to the jab, return home glistening with sweat and my heart rate feeling like 200bpm.

Didn't even feel the jab enter me but it did bleed a little bit.

Gives me a newfound empathy for some of the women I've defiled in my time.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: ASFTSN on July 19, 2021, 01:47:57 PM
I can't be the only person that's been told they can have the date for their second jab moved forward? They really must be panicking.

I have the option to get my second jab any day this week apparently (as opposed to waiting until the second week of August). Should I do it? I will just about have a gap of 8 weeks between the two if I do - I thought it was most effective after waiting for around 12 weeks. Am I wrong?
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: steveh on July 19, 2021, 01:57:21 PM
You get slightly more protection with AZ if you wait to 12 weeks, but with so many cases currently you're better getting the second jab now. You may anyway be offered a third jab later.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Clatty McCutcheon on July 19, 2021, 02:16:58 PM
Quote from: Cloud on July 13, 2021, 04:54:04 PM
Fully vaxxed as of last week.  Astrazeneca.  (I'm 39 but went in for #1 on the day the advice changed and there was no Pfizer available, they tried to tell me to wait, I persisted and got jabbed with AZ)

First one was on a Friday evening and nicely ruined my plans to work my way through half a dozen bottled ales.  Got one down, got the shivers and fatigue and couldn't stomach another sip, went to bed.

Second one, didn't feel a thing

Much the same as my experience with AZ. Some flu-like symptoms first time around, nothing at all after the second lot last week.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: ASFTSN on July 19, 2021, 02:58:57 PM
Quote from: steveh on July 19, 2021, 01:57:21 PM
You get slightly more protection with AZ if you wait to 12 weeks, but with so many cases currently you're better getting the second jab now. You may anyway be offered a third jab later.

Thanks, this isn't AZ so I'll go for it I reckon. Basically, they are panicking then.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Ferris on July 19, 2021, 06:03:47 PM
Quote from: ASFTSN on July 19, 2021, 02:58:57 PM
Thanks, this isn't AZ so I'll go for it I reckon. Basically, they are panicking then.

Advice over here for mRNA is 21/28 days gap minimum between the two doses (Pfizer and Moderna respectively), not sure where 8 weeks is coming from. I had mine 37 days apart and would have gone sooner if I wasn't so bloody young and vigorous.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: olliebean on July 19, 2021, 09:06:04 PM
Quote from: ASFTSN on July 19, 2021, 01:47:57 PM
I can't be the only person that's been told they can have the date for their second jab moved forward? They really must be panicking.

I have the option to get my second jab any day this week apparently (as opposed to waiting until the second week of August). Should I do it? I will just about have a gap of 8 weeks between the two if I do - I thought it was most effective after waiting for around 12 weeks. Am I wrong?

I think all over-40s are now being offered it after 8 weeks, or being told they can rebook if they've already got a 12-week one booked.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: flotemysost on July 19, 2021, 10:40:34 PM
Quote from: FerriswheelBueller on July 19, 2021, 06:03:47 PM
Advice over here for mRNA is 21/28 days gap minimum between the two doses (Pfizer and Moderna respectively), not sure where 8 weeks is coming from. I had mine 37 days apart and would have gone sooner if I wasn't so bloody young and vigorous.

Gah, I got turned away from a walk-in second dose over the weekend, as it's been seven weeks rather than eight (Pfizer, thought I'd try my luck).

I'm already booked in for next week anyway, but it definitely feels like a race of WHO WILL WIN - VAX OR VID??? at the moment.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Ferris on July 19, 2021, 10:47:48 PM
Quote from: flotemysost on July 19, 2021, 10:40:34 PM
Gah, I got turned away from a walk-in second dose over the weekend, as it's been seven weeks rather than eight (Pfizer, thought I'd try my luck).

I'm already booked in for next week anyway, but it definitely feels like a race of WHO WILL WIN - VAX OR VID??? at the moment.

You English and your love of transparently manufactured drama. This is why everyone loves the X Factor.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: flotemysost on July 19, 2021, 11:02:19 PM
It's true. Someone I know got jabbed at the walk-in centre at Twickenham Stadium and said they were blasting out You Raise Me Up by Westlife as everyone walked up to the booths, sounded great tbf.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Ferris on July 19, 2021, 11:05:01 PM
Quote from: flotemysost on July 19, 2021, 11:02:19 PM
It's true. Someone I know got jabbed at the walk-in centre at Twickenham Stadium and said they were blasting out You Raise Me Up by Westlife as everyone walked up to the booths, sounded great tbf.

Fair enough, I'm jealous. I got jabbed up (the second time) by a hulking military nurse to the sound of a thousand people in a conference centre talking at a polite volume.

Absolute shit, should have put my foot through the vaccine and sent SyCo Records the bill.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: non capisco on July 19, 2021, 11:27:00 PM
Quote from: flotemysost on July 19, 2021, 11:02:19 PM
It's true. Someone I know got jabbed at the walk-in centre at Twickenham Stadium and said they were blasting out You Raise Me Up by Westlife as everyone walked up to the booths, sounded great tbf.

I got both of mine done at Selhurst Park as it was the nearest big venue I was offered. I dunno if 'We All Follow The Palace' and 'Ole, ole, ole, Eagles, Eagles' was the most appropriate queue music but whatevs.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: flotemysost on July 19, 2021, 11:44:08 PM
Vaxxed All Over?
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: non capisco on July 19, 2021, 11:46:37 PM
Quote from: flotemysost on July 19, 2021, 11:44:08 PM
Vaxxed All Over?

Yeah, there was no need to jab it in twice to the rhythm if you ask me.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: badaids on July 19, 2021, 11:56:51 PM
My doctor has had me coming to his clinic every week for the last 6 months so he can inject the vaccine directly into my scrotum.  He says it's a special and secret recipe that is 100% effective provided the injections are kept regular.  The side effects of massive scrotal bleeding, blood loss and constant intense pain are a bit cumbersome but it seems to be working as I haven't tested positive for COVID yet.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Cloud on July 20, 2021, 12:24:52 AM
Username checks out
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Claude the Racecar Driving Rockstar Super Sleuth on July 20, 2021, 06:54:42 PM
Jab 2: Electric Boogaloo. No side effects as yet and, once again, no sticker. Clearly, it's the stickers that are making people feel grotty.

Then again, I probably wouldn't notice any side effects if I did have them. I was already feeling delicate after going paintballing on Sunday morning, followed by spending the rest of the day carrying heavy stuff up and down stairs, all in 30 degree heat.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: selectivememory on July 21, 2021, 03:31:32 PM
I'm due to have my second one tomorrow, but not looking forward to dealing with any side-effects in this heat, and I did feel pretty rotten for about a week after the first one.

Still, good to get it done I suppose. Can't wait to get down the clubs and start spitting in people's faces again.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: greenman on July 22, 2021, 09:11:25 AM
Quote from: olliebean on July 19, 2021, 09:06:04 PM
I think all over-40s are now being offered it after 8 weeks, or being told they can rebook if they've already got a 12-week one booked.

Got offered a local one after 9 weeks a couple of weeks ago, sore arm from AZ lasted about half as long as for the first one.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: bgmnts on July 22, 2021, 09:12:31 AM
Been a few days and no mild flu symptoms or anything. Maybe the intense heat is so miserable it's distracted me from the symptoms.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: imitationleather on July 23, 2021, 04:39:37 PM
Just had my second dose o' Pfizer. Barely anyone there, just walked straight in. The lady in the vax centre said it's been really quiet the past couple of weeks, not many people turning up anymore - which is concerning. In the waiting bit one lad had a funny turn and had to lie on the ground. They put a screen around him like when Ayrton Senna copped it. <oof>
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Claude the Racecar Driving Rockstar Super Sleuth on July 23, 2021, 10:07:54 PM
It was a different story at the place I went place to the other day. I was booked in just after the doors opened, but it filled up quickly and, by the sound of it, a decent number of the jabbees were youths, receiving their first dose.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: flotemysost on July 24, 2021, 11:08:46 AM
Got pfully Pfizer'd at a walk-in. Pretty busy, mainly fellow second jabbers I reckon, going by the ages. Possibly even less side effects than the last one so far, practically skipped home. AND I got a sticker, finally.

Clearly absolute nails here. Come at me 'rona you slag
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: imitationleather on July 24, 2021, 11:22:57 AM
My arm hurt loads more than last time this morning. The pain was a bit similar to when I broke it years back. Fucking ouch. Has calmed down now, thankfully.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: BlodwynPig on July 24, 2021, 11:24:30 AM
Quote from: imitationleather on July 24, 2021, 11:22:57 AM
My arm hurt loads more than last time this morning. The pain was a bit similar to when I broke it years back. Fucking ouch. Has calmed down now, thankfully.

You'll live
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: imitationleather on July 24, 2021, 11:25:44 AM
That is the one thing we didn't want to happen.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: BlodwynPig on July 24, 2021, 01:50:17 PM
Quote from: imitationleather on July 24, 2021, 11:25:44 AM
That is the one thing we didn't want to happen.

I don't hold grudges.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: purlieu on July 24, 2021, 05:46:49 PM
Second pfizer this morning. Feel like crap this afternoon.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: flotemysost on July 24, 2021, 06:49:14 PM
OK, so I don't feed bad now exactly but just sort of lazy and drowsy/cozy, like I want to just wrap myself in a quilt and order a mountain of saag paneer and have soothing things read to me.

Fellating pensioners at the bus stop resumes TOMORROW
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Ferris on July 24, 2021, 06:49:54 PM
I never stopped. Get on my level.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Cuellar on July 26, 2021, 03:41:48 PM
Quote from: flotemysost on July 24, 2021, 06:49:14 PM
OK, so I don't feed bad now exactly but just sort of lazy and drowsy/cozy, like I want to just wrap myself in a quilt and order a mountain of saag paneer and have soothing things read to me.

Fellating pensioners at the bus stop resumes TOMORROW

Yeah this is how I feel (not about pensioners). Had it yesterday, had a bit of a sore arm yesterday afternoon and this morning, and I just can't be arsed with doing anything. I would write more but I can't be bothered.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Claude the Racecar Driving Rockstar Super Sleuth on July 26, 2021, 05:54:15 PM
Are there any conclusions that can be be drawn from how people react to vaccines? Does my complete lack of side effects mean my immune system is mega tough, not switched on, or is it all totally random?
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Chedney Honks on July 26, 2021, 08:17:57 PM
My wife was the same, nothing but the sore arm after the second bosh (Pfi). I was in bed for couple days after both (AZ). She said it's because I'm dramatic but if anything SHE IS DRAMATIC.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Ferris on July 26, 2021, 09:25:28 PM
Bosto confirmed 100% weakling lmao
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Sebastian Cobb on July 26, 2021, 10:35:50 PM
I would like to delay mine so I can not go back to the office one day a week and don't really fancy going to any gigs or stuff I've got coming on anyway.

Mate tried to invite me to go down his at the weekend, that's about 5 hours on a train. Fuck that.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: chveik on July 26, 2021, 10:40:44 PM
cant wait to have the second gates aids injection
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Sebastian Cobb on July 26, 2021, 11:13:59 PM
If it kills me at least the perpetual series of joyless chores will end. That's a plus.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: the hum on July 27, 2021, 01:09:05 AM
Had second jab of AZ at the weekend after first one at the end of May. No effects from the first one, this one though felt a near instantaneous pain in my arm (almost like the darn thing was painfully flowing through it), which then calmed down except when I moved my arm. Late last night though, about 36 hours after the jab, arm got very sore again, had big chills and fatigue. Went out like a light and woke up a few hours later very clammy but with the chills gone and much less arm pain. Felt alright-ish today.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Video Game Fan 2000 on July 27, 2021, 02:54:08 AM
Second dose hit me hard over the weekend. Christ. Maybe that explains my posting like a drunk [ableist slur] even more than usual. Felt like someone carbonised my brain and joints with farts.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: JaDanketies on July 27, 2021, 07:42:03 AM
had my second jab yesterday. Fiancee had her first one over the weekend, too. Vax centre was pretty busy. Hardly even noticed that the needle went in, I was too busy chatting. Didn't even bleed.

I also went to a big outdoor music festival over the weekend and an indoor ballet thing yesterday. It's nice to get out of the house.

My arm hurts a little bit. I might have got a mild illness at the outdoor music festival, or I might just be not as well-equipped to take ecstasy as I was in my 20s, or maybe I am sick from the vaccine.

Was talking about how it's called vaccine because of cows, cowpox, and Jenner injecting cowpox pus into some kid and then exposing them to smallpox, which is always gross to think about.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Chedney Honks on July 27, 2021, 09:17:19 AM
You caught Covid-19.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: JaDanketies on July 27, 2021, 12:54:53 PM
Quote from: Chedney Honks on July 27, 2021, 09:17:19 AM
You caught Covid-19.

I should be super-immune soon then!
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: George Oscar Bluth II on July 27, 2021, 03:16:31 PM
Felt like shit after jab 1 but nothing at all after jab 2, which seems to be pretty common among people who had The Bad Virus before getting vaxxed.

Either that or I'm dead soon.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: jamiefairlie on July 27, 2021, 05:17:55 PM
Quote from: Sebastian Cobb on July 26, 2021, 11:13:59 PM
If it kills me at least the perpetual series of joyless chores will end. That's a plus.

That's the spirit!
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Midas on July 27, 2021, 06:17:01 PM
Re-booked second jab for late August - only got it 3 weeks earlier than my initial appointment but I've crunched the numbers and found it's better than nowt.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Jerzy Bondov on July 28, 2021, 10:15:54 AM
Had my second ride on the Moderna wagon this weekend. Arm less than last time but I couldn't sleep and spent the next day feeling like I'd been up all night on the Apple Sourz. Fine now. Off to the shops to gob on people.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Consignia on July 28, 2021, 05:34:58 PM
Pfzier II'd Electric Coronaloo. I fell just outside of the buckets for getting it done any sooner, so I'm 10.5 weeks between jabs. Which is ok, I guess. Looking forward to feeling shit in a bit and then licking door knobs.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Sex Festival Organizer on July 28, 2021, 09:02:16 PM
Got my second jab this morning. There was a chance I'd get cross-vaccinated with Moderna, in fact, I actually expected it due to a recent shift in vaccine supply where I live, but I got Pfizer this time too, which was nice.

So far, it's a barely perceptible pain at the injection site, much less noticeable than the first jab, which is also nice. In short, bring it, you virus fuck!

And this time too, everything went as smooth as silk. Consummate professionals!

ETA: Forgot to add that over here, it's officially 12 weeks between jabs, but I got my second less than 6 weeks after my first, which is very, very nice indeed.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: The Mollusk on July 29, 2021, 09:49:20 AM
Got my second Pfizer jab this arvo. Since I have ADHD and ulcerative colitis I am already very much accustomed to waves of fatigue, not wanting to do anything and just feeling totally blah, so I can't wait to see how this stupid medicine tries to up the ante on those conditions. Good luck mate, I'm already running at full capacity of being a WORTHLESS HEAP OF GUFF.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Ferris on July 29, 2021, 11:24:03 AM
Quote from: The Mollusk on July 29, 2021, 09:49:20 AM
Got my second Pfizer jab this arvo. Since I have ADHD and ulcerative colitis I am already very much accustomed to waves of fatigue, not wanting to do anything and just feeling totally blah, so I can't wait to see how this stupid medicine tries to up the ante on those conditions. Good luck mate, I'm already running at full capacity of being a WORTHLESS HEAP OF GUFF.

If you were alright after the first one, word on the street is your second dose will also be alright and Pfizer (anecdotally) seems to be the least side-effectsy one out there so fingers crossed.

Great feeling to have the second jab. Welcome to the club!
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: The Mollusk on July 29, 2021, 11:40:05 AM
You're in the club as well? Oh, uh, great... Just don't touch my stuff and stay out of my locker.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Consignia on July 29, 2021, 11:49:40 AM
Quote from: FerriswheelBueller on July 29, 2021, 11:24:03 AM
If you were alright after the first one, word on the street is your second dose will also be alright and Pfizer (anecdotally) seems to be the least side-effectsy one out there so fingers crossed.

My dead arm and bad head says otherwise. Must an allergic reaction to the latest Bill Gates's 5G nanobots.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: flotemysost on July 29, 2021, 12:13:47 PM
Quote from: FerriswheelBueller on July 29, 2021, 11:24:03 AM
If you were alright after the first one, word on the street is your second dose will also be alright and Pfizer (anecdotally) seems to be the least side-effectsy one out there so fingers crossed.

Great feeling to have the second jab. Welcome to the club!

I dunno, I was fine after the first Pfizer but definite jetlag/comedown-y feeling about 24 hours after the second.

Right as rain now though. No lampost in a 5 mile radius remains unlicked, no octogenarian unsnogged.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Ferris on July 29, 2021, 01:31:53 PM
(Lads I was lying to make him feel better, I was also rough for a day after my second shot. Honestly, you try and do something nice for someone. This country.)
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Zetetic on July 29, 2021, 01:52:18 PM
Rough day after my second shot was one of the best times I've had for weeks. Lovely and achey.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: imitationleather on July 29, 2021, 02:09:30 PM
All I had after my second Pfizer was a very sore arm (far worse than after the first one), but nowt else.

My missus - who I believe The Mollusk claims to have met IRL - was exhausted all day after her second jab and I couldn't get any good conversation out of her whatsoever.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Consignia on July 29, 2021, 02:35:41 PM
Quote from: FerriswheelBueller on July 29, 2021, 01:31:53 PM
(Lads I was lying to make him feel better, I was also rough for a day after my second shot. Honestly, you try and do something nice for someone. This country.)

Maybe your second shot at making him feel better will be painless😉?
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Ferris on July 29, 2021, 02:36:36 PM
Quote from: Consignia on July 29, 2021, 02:35:41 PM
Maybe your second shot at making him feel better will be painless😉?

Ha! Very good.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: popcorn on July 29, 2021, 03:18:50 PM
Quote from: Consignia on July 29, 2021, 02:35:41 PM
Maybe your second shot at making him feel better will be painless😉?

don't understand this ?
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: purlieu on July 30, 2021, 12:42:42 AM
My second Pfizer was a couple of days of horribleness and my arm is only just about recovered nearly a week later. My partner's having it on Saturday and all reports from people with ME are saying that the second one frequently results in several weeks' worth of side-effects, so I reckon August is going to be a difficult one.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Bernice on July 30, 2021, 07:38:43 AM
Quote from: popcorn on July 29, 2021, 03:18:50 PM
don't understand this ?

He's implying Ferris is gonna put his willy up Mollusk's bum (twice) and he won't feel it in the bum because it's a small willy.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: The Mollusk on July 30, 2021, 08:12:08 AM
Quote from: imitationleather on July 29, 2021, 02:09:30 PM
My missus - who I believe The Mollusk claims to have met IRL

I first met her about ten years ago at a New Years house party. We were dancing to a gabber set and she launched me into a massive plant pot. This is 100% true! It must have been quite a hedonistic excess though because she is otherwise absolutely lovely.

Anyway, arm's sore as hell today, exactly the same as the first jab. Not feeling any different otherwise but booked the day off work to be on the safe side.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: mothman on July 30, 2021, 04:03:12 PM
Is there some sort of CaB Battle Royale going on which I'm unaware of? We have people contemplating running someone down because they look like Shoulders, MrsImitationLeather (ImitationLeatherette?) assaulting Mollusk...
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Ferris on July 30, 2021, 04:06:57 PM
Street battles among the various Wimblewrong Ultras
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: mothman on July 30, 2021, 05:18:44 PM
Quote from: FerriswheelBueller on July 30, 2021, 04:06:57 PM
Street battles among the various Wimblewrong Ultras
So, it's true, then - the time of The Gathering is upon us.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: The Mollusk on July 30, 2021, 07:25:11 PM
Ohoooo yeah the lethargy is pretty heavy now. Two strong ales, a few puffs of hash and half a pack of Bourbon biscuits isn't making it any easier but wow I cannot be fucked to lift a finger for the rest of the evening. Early bedtime on a Saturday and I am very okay with that.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Ferris on July 30, 2021, 09:04:33 PM
Fair play the sleep I had after my rough day of Moderna was amazing. You are going to Snoozy Town. Very jealous.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: buttgammon on July 30, 2021, 09:08:16 PM
Had my second Pfizer today. I'm feeling fine apart from a sore arm but time will tell, because I've been assured that any side effects are likely to hit you the next day.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: bgmnts on July 30, 2021, 11:16:03 PM
Got a feeling my chronic poor health has shielded me from any negative effects of both jabs.

Result!
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: non capisco on July 31, 2021, 12:43:32 AM
Quote from: The Mollusk on July 30, 2021, 07:25:11 PM
Ohoooo yeah the lethargy is pretty heavy now. Two strong ales, a few puffs of hash and half a pack of Bourbon biscuits isn't making it any easier but wow I cannot be fucked to lift a finger for the rest of the evening. Early bedtime on a Saturday and I am very okay with that.

Check out this MELT. Off to his bed in his gown at half past 7[nb]his normal bedtime every night[/nb]with his wee willie winkie hat and little candle on a tray, thinking it was Saturday when it was actually still Friday. Absolutely embarrassing, am I right gang?
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: The Mollusk on July 31, 2021, 06:29:38 AM
Hehehe

Wow I was absolutely battered last night. Kept falling asleep watching telly so had to drag myself to bed at 9pm. I felt freezing cold when I got undressed so wrapped up in my dressing gown and crawled under the covers. It took me ages to warm up and then gradually just felt intensely hotter, thrashed off the gown and slept very restlessly for a while, bizarre dreams, kept waking up almost falling out the bed from shifting about so much, generally feeling extremely feverish and warped. Just woke up feeling sluggish as hell but feeling a lot better. That was quite a ride.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: mothman on July 31, 2021, 10:00:28 AM
Your experience sounds very similar to me after my first AZ.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: The Mollusk on July 31, 2021, 10:51:55 AM
Yeah my fiancée had v similar symptoms. Phew, I went back to bed and slept another 2-3 hours or something just now. My antibodies presumably are RIPPED TO THE FUCKEN TITS now. Ready to take on the world!!! Or at least, go for a little walk round the local park.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: All Surrogate on July 31, 2021, 05:38:51 PM
I had my second jab this morning (Pfizer). The first was completely fine, and I'm feeling well at the moment, but from the reports in here, I won't count my chickens. So I have the perfect excuse to take it easy for the rest of today.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: The Mollusk on July 31, 2021, 05:54:31 PM
Get ready to TRIP YOUR FUCKIN NUT tomorrow!
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: All Surrogate on July 31, 2021, 07:41:05 PM
So I'll be FULL ON MENTALIST in church[nb]I won't be in church.[/nb] then.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Beagle 2 on August 01, 2021, 08:35:51 PM
Second AZ clotomatic jab yesterday. Felt absolutely fine after the first one, today I feel like death warmed up. Also the first time I didn't even notice she had pricked me but this time it was like getting shanked in a car park. Really hard day at work tomorrow, unskippable , hope I am recovered and can retain my hard man status.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: All Surrogate on August 01, 2021, 09:01:53 PM
Well, despite the hype, today I have nothing worse than a bit of a sore arm. Is it wrong to feel slightly disappointed? Maybe it's just biding its time - dead soon.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: pancreas on August 01, 2021, 11:40:50 PM
2nd AZ. Fainted.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: buttgammon on August 02, 2021, 08:58:31 AM
Started getting the odd wave of dizziness, clamminess and malaise over the weekend. I've been sleeping well and feeling rested when I wake up; the morning after I got the second jab, I had the same feeling as waking up after being stoned.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: JaDanketies on August 02, 2021, 09:11:30 AM
Coldsores popped up shortly after the second Vax. I assume herpes saw my immune system was busy and took advantage.

If society put as much effort into eliminating herpes as it did into eliminating COVID, I wouldn't have this problem. C'mon boffins. You've had long enough to figure out herpes.

What's especially annoying is that my mum is taking her grandson for a few days starting tomorrow, to give me and my fiance the opportunity for some relaxed romantic days together. And then herpes pops up in advance, like "remember me? I'm coming on this romantic getaway, too! I'll just hitch a ride on your lips - you weren't planning on using them, right?"
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Fr.Bigley on August 02, 2021, 10:06:18 AM
Quote from: JaDanketies on August 02, 2021, 09:11:30 AM
Coldsores popped up shortly after the second Vax. I assume herpes saw my immune system was busy and took advantage.

If society put as much effort into eliminating herpes as it did into eliminating COVID, I wouldn't have this problem. C'mon boffins. You've had long enough to figure out herpes.

What's especially annoying is that my mum is taking her grandson for a few days starting tomorrow, to give me and my fiance the opportunity for some relaxed romantic days together. And then herpes pops up in advance, like "remember me? I'm coming on this romantic getaway, too! I'll just hitch a ride on your lips - you weren't planning on using them, right?"

Weird, I got a coldsore literally 2 days after the first one, I made the assumption it was a immune system response too.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Blue Jam on August 02, 2021, 10:22:48 AM
Off to get dose zwei of Vorsprung Durch Technik now. Then I'm gonna sleep for 18 hours throw a kettle over a pub.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: druss on August 02, 2021, 01:35:52 PM
Feeling quite sad about having the vaccine, I know that all of the medical staff with years of training are saying it's the right thing to do but a guy at the pub said I was a sheep and a slave and that the only ones with true freedom are those not taking the jab. Feel so stupid.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Blinder Data on August 02, 2021, 09:24:12 PM
got Pfizered for second time yesterday. arm hurts less than the first but I am way more knackered and occasionally get chills. let's hope that's the worst of it
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: flotemysost on August 02, 2021, 11:52:51 PM
Quote from: JaDanketies on August 02, 2021, 09:11:30 AM
Coldsores popped up shortly after the second Vax. I assume herpes saw my immune system was busy and took advantage.

If society put as much effort into eliminating herpes as it did into eliminating COVID, I wouldn't have this problem. C'mon boffins. You've had long enough to figure out herpes.

What's especially annoying is that my mum is taking her grandson for a few days starting tomorrow, to give me and my fiance the opportunity for some relaxed romantic days together. And then herpes pops up in advance, like "remember me? I'm coming on this romantic getaway, too! I'll just hitch a ride on your lips - you weren't planning on using them, right?"

Ahh man, that's rubbish. One of my colleagues has a recurring coldsore and it's come back raging after she got jabbed, she keeps having her camera off during work meetings because she's so self conscious about it. Hope your viral third wheel gets the hint!

I don't want to make any assumptions because there are so many different factors that can affect this, but after the brutal period I had following my first jab, the one that I've had so far following the second has been a dream, barely there, which almost never happens to me. If that's a lasting effect that would be amazing, but I'm not holding out too much hope.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: icehaven on August 04, 2021, 12:53:04 PM
I've finally got my second one tomorrow, was supposed to be last week but had to isolate with my other half for 10 days after he tested positive. I've only been going into work 2 days a week since last August and couldn't work out why I'd initially booked my second jab for a day when I wasn't in work as the vacc centre is on my commute. Then I realised when I first booked it back in May I'd blithely assumed I'd be back in full time by now. Ha!
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Sebastian Cobb on August 04, 2021, 05:47:10 PM
Had my second one today, the nurse spotted my bike helmet and called me a 'brave boy' which was nice, but then immediately asked my date of birth which ends in 1986. The nurse giveth and the nurse taketh away.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Blue Jam on August 04, 2021, 06:12:03 PM
I've been hearing that with El Clotto the second dose has milder side effects than the first, but with those hipster mRNA vaccines it's the other way round. Pfully Pfizered here as of Monday, and as I had been led to expect the side effects were a bit worse- the jet lag tiredness hit after 8 hours rather than 36 (and I'm still feeling a bit wiped out now) and my collarbone gland popped right up around the same time. I also got that weird burning sensation in my palms a bit worse than before. Cool to see how fast my ribosomes can get translatin' I guess.

I've also got a new symptom- a bit of soft tissue swelling in my neck, immediately above the swollen gland. Not heard of that one before, I'm hoping it's just an aggressively swollen gland preventing lymphatic drainage rather than DEAD SOON
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: icehaven on August 05, 2021, 02:02:10 PM
Had my second one this morning and had mild pins and needles and weakness in that arm's hand all morning. It was so bad at first I could barely hold a pen, and it's eased off a bit now but still feels odd. The day after I had the first one my arm was absolutely killing and I had the shivers/headache etc., but only for a day or so and fairly mildly, so I guess I've got that to look forward to tomorrow. 
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Inspector Norse on August 05, 2021, 02:50:08 PM
Sitting in the church where they just fired a second jolt of Pfizer into my arm (the medical tem who are using the church, not the priests, I should point out). Had no side effects from the first jab but half hoping I'm laid out with mild fever this time so I can skip the planned four-hour drive tomorrow and spend the day on the sofa instead.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Sebastian Cobb on August 05, 2021, 10:04:43 PM
Quote from: Inspector Norse on August 05, 2021, 02:50:08 PM
Sitting in the church where they just fired a second jolt of Pfizer into my arm (the medical tem who are using the church, not the priests, I should point out). Had no side effects from the first jab but half hoping I'm laid out with mild fever this time so I can skip the planned four-hour drive tomorrow and spend the day on the sofa instead.

I kind of hoped I was poorly enough to not have to work and could slob around but as it happens my arm just hurt a fair bit more than last time.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: greencalx on August 06, 2021, 01:27:16 PM
Well, that was fun. My wife, who got her 2nd AZ dose last week, had developed a headache that paracetamol wouldn't shift, and got worse when she lied down. She called the GP to get the lowdown and was advised to head to A&E. Got admitted last night, brain scan this morning. "It's a headache" appears to be the verdict, apparently.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: mothman on August 06, 2021, 08:28:35 PM
Well, that's a relief - I hope? Or are further tests planned?
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: greencalx on August 06, 2021, 08:48:09 PM
No that seems to be that. All tests came back normal. I think they're just very hot on doing them at the moment.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: JamesTC on August 06, 2021, 08:59:06 PM
Fully Pfizered. You can all spit in my mouth all you like and it won't do a thing LOSERS!
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: chveik on August 07, 2021, 11:03:18 AM
it's done.

come at me you covid slags
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: zomgmouse on August 09, 2021, 06:06:24 AM
Sorry if this has been answered but I would like to get the vaccine (I am in Australia) and I think I can be eligible for Pfizer or AZ. But I'm not sure which one is best ("whichever one you can get" notwithstanding). I've heard a lot of people vastly preferring Pfizer but then most of the UK is getting AZ and it seems to be fine? I'm not entirely sure of the pros and cons of either and I'm a bit scared of all the side effects (obviously covid is worse etc) - or whether it's worth waiting for a different one to come along or just get it over with. Basically just lots of factors and questions and it's all a bit overwhelming. Does anyone have any advice or handy comparison sheets or things like that? Thanks in advance.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Vitalstatistix on August 09, 2021, 06:59:44 AM
I'll let smarter people comment on comparisons, but I'm fairly sure "waiting for a different one to come along" is the incorrect answer.

4.43 billion doses have been administered globally. It's safe. Ignore the grifters. Get that shit down ya!
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Consignia on August 09, 2021, 10:31:01 AM
If you have a choice, get Pfzier. But don't turn down AZ if offered. Pfzier is a slightly higher efficacy value, but AZ is effective as well. There are some very small chances of adverse affects from all vaccines (and medicine in general), but they are generally very safe genuinely much better than suffering from COVID. You'll also be helping other people by getting the vaccine, by reducing your chance to be a burden on your local health service you'll free it up for people. Not only is it good for you, it's the socially conscious thing to do.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Ferris on August 09, 2021, 11:33:44 AM
Quote from: zomgmouse on August 09, 2021, 06:06:24 AM
whether it's worth waiting for a different one to come along

I don't think waiting is a good call at all - better vaccines aren't really gonna be a thing. AZ and Pfizer are both very effective with essentially zero risk outside of what you'd expect for your annual flu shot if you're allergic to eggs or whatever they put on the label.

Pfizer has a slightly higher rate for preventing cases, but AZ is also very effective. If you think of three categories for covid vaccine efficacy as [prevents cases] / [prevents hospitalization] / [prevents death], I think AZ is 70/95/99 and Pfizer is 90/95/99 or something. With either vaccine if you end up getting covid you will likely get a very mild or asymptomatic case. I think AZ has a higher risk of serious side effects but it is still negligible - it's like buying two lotto tickets instead of one: you're still not going to win.

I'm sure someone will be along to correct those numbers, but that's my understanding of it.

Tl;dr Pfizer has a slight benefit in the one category that isn't massively important, but both are very good so take whatever you can get.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: JamesTC on August 09, 2021, 11:41:51 AM
Basically: take either one and don't die.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: steveh on August 09, 2021, 11:52:05 AM
In addition to what the others have said, Pfizer invokes a slightly faster immune system response whereas AZ protection builds over time but there's ample evidence by now that both are performing really well. Incidence of blood clots has turned out to be much the same for both, and detecting and treating that very rare event has improved too.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: greencalx on August 09, 2021, 12:29:13 PM
Indeed, as our recent experience indicates, if you do get a headache that won't go away after the vaccine, you will get taken very seriously. And I believe the adverse effects are treatable if caught sufficiently quickly.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Claude the Racecar Driving Rockstar Super Sleuth on August 09, 2021, 01:06:34 PM
Quote from: Consignia on August 09, 2021, 10:31:01 AM
There are some very small chances of adverse affects from all vaccines (and medicine in general)
This is a very important point, I think. How many anti vaxxers have never taken a paracetamol or a spoonful of delicious Calpol?

Hell, there's almost nothing that is risk free. I'm sure we've all seen that mock petition for banning water. Sunlight causes skin cancer. Cars kill fuck knows how many people through crashes and pollution. A bloke I know who refuses to get a covid vaccine was desperate to get back to poisoning his liver down the pub.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: chveik on August 09, 2021, 01:10:21 PM
Quote from: chveik on August 07, 2021, 11:03:18 AM
it's done.

come at me you covid slags

no side effects, other than going to bed early.

pfizer you magnificent bastard
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Chedney Honks on August 09, 2021, 01:13:04 PM
Wait for the after shock mate RIP :(

X
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: mothman on August 09, 2021, 06:20:29 PM
Quote from: JamesTC on August 09, 2021, 11:41:51 AM
Basically: take either one and don't die.

BUT, MUH FREEDUMS!
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Neomod on August 10, 2021, 03:21:18 PM
Second Moderna this arvo. Felt the jab this time. Arm immediately aching a bit but has eased off an hour later. No other symptoms to report as of yet.

The vaccine centre had downsized from the large performance hall previously to the entrance area.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Elderly Sumo Prophecy on August 10, 2021, 04:50:16 PM
Quote from: JamesTC on August 06, 2021, 08:59:06 PM
Fully Pfizered. You can all spit in my mouth all you like and it won't do a thing LOSERS!

Perhaps I have tuberculosis. Still want me to gob in your mouth?
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Neomod on August 11, 2021, 11:19:21 AM
Quote from: Neomod on August 10, 2021, 03:21:18 PM
Second Moderna this arvo. Felt the jab this time. Arm immediately aching a bit but has eased off an hour later. No other symptoms to report as of yet.

The vaccine centre had downsized from the large performance hall previously to the entrance area.

Feeling a bit knackered today. I'm guessing the second jab is stronger than the first or maybe it's a cumulative effect. Anyway should disappear with 48 hours apparently.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Neomod on August 11, 2021, 04:17:11 PM
Just woken from a 5 hour sleep. Totally wiped me out.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: chveik on August 11, 2021, 04:20:04 PM
Quote from: chveik on August 09, 2021, 01:10:21 PM
no side effects, other than going to bed early.

pfizer you magnificent bastard

what next? who wants to fuck?
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Mr Farenheit on August 11, 2021, 05:01:07 PM
(https://i.imgur.com/GlVvbMX.jpg)

Got the call today! Sent to the school across the road for vaccination, queued for an hour or so, and.... they ran out!

Oh well, will try again tomorrow. A bit of lockdown excitement at least. They're aiming to have 70% of the city (Ho Chi Minh City) vaccinated with one shot by end of the month, which will be pretty good going if they pull it off given the size of the place and that it was at about 5% jabbed two weeks ago.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Fr.Bigley on August 11, 2021, 05:57:40 PM
Pho Kin hell mate.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Fr.Bigley on August 11, 2021, 05:58:13 PM
You tried Bangkok yet or you just saying Phuket?
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: JesusAndYourBush on August 12, 2021, 01:56:23 AM
From posts I read on facebook, I see that people in Israel are having their THIRD jab!
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: zomgmouse on August 12, 2021, 07:27:03 AM
Thanks for the responses, everyone. I know this is something I need to do but I'm finding myself still a bit spooked by the potential side effects (particularly the heart stuff) and the idea of getting boosters. I'll probably get the Pfizer if I do - but they've now announced that Australia will be getting some Moderna in the next month, so is there a particular difference?

It's one of those things where I think my anxiety is getting the better of me and I'm not sure how to overcome it.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: katzenjammer on August 12, 2021, 08:43:04 AM
My 13 year old son got his first jab yesterday, on the one hand, yay! but on the other it does seem wrong and shortsighted that kids in rich countries get it despite being low risk whilst people who are high risk in poor countries can't
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Drygate on August 12, 2021, 09:19:11 AM
Quote from: JesusAndYourBush on August 12, 2021, 01:56:23 AM
From posts I read on facebook, I see that people in Israel are having their THIRD jab!

and still got infected and hospitalized! https://freewestmedia.com/2021/08/09/israelis-who-got-third-jab-infected-with-covid-19/

Quote from: katzenjammer on August 12, 2021, 08:43:04 AM
My 13 year old son got his first jab yesterday, on the one hand, yay! but on the other it does seem wrong and shortsighted that kids in rich countries get it despite being low risk whilst people who are high risk in poor countries can't

How did you swing that?

It's not like if you don't have one, they're going to ship it overseas, so I guess if they are giving them, you might as well have one.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: katzenjammer on August 12, 2021, 09:39:08 AM
Quote
How did you swing that?

We live in Madrid. They opened vaccination for 12-16 year olds this week.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: buttgammon on August 12, 2021, 09:49:03 AM
It's open to the same age group in Ireland now. I think the logic is that they want to avoid a spike when the secondary schools reopen.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Blinder Data on August 12, 2021, 10:03:10 AM
Quote from: Drygate on August 12, 2021, 09:19:11 AM
and still got infected and hospitalized! https://freewestmedia.com/2021/08/09/israelis-who-got-third-jab-infected-with-covid-19/

the state of that website

Quote from: https://freewestmedia.com/about/The political landscape of Europe is changing. New parties and movements grow from below, propelled by enthusiastic grassroots. Parties like Alternative für Deutschland, Front National and Freiheitliche Partei Österreich gain momentum, in spite of harsh opposition from the establishment and harassment from street thugs. Even more so, the old establishment parties that like to call them "populist" are slowly and silently adapting their policies to mimic those new rivals in the hope of stopping the flight of the voters, thus proving the "populists" right.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Drygate on August 12, 2021, 11:26:11 AM
It wasn't a great link but if you Google it there are 1000s of sites to choose from. That one was just at the top in ddg.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: katzenjammer on August 12, 2021, 11:36:35 AM
Quote from: Drygate on August 12, 2021, 11:26:11 AM
...but if you Google it...

Must be true then
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Ferris on August 12, 2021, 11:38:08 AM
Quote from: zomgmouse on August 12, 2021, 07:27:03 AM
Thanks for the responses, everyone. I know this is something I need to do but I'm finding myself still a bit spooked by the potential side effects (particularly the heart stuff) and the idea of getting boosters. I'll probably get the Pfizer if I do - but they've now announced that Australia will be getting some Moderna in the next month, so is there a particular difference?

It's one of those things where I think my anxiety is getting the better of me and I'm not sure how to overcome it.

Moderna is basically the same as Pfizer (our health service approves mixing and matching for first/second jabs because they consider them functionally the same). I had two Moderna jabs and was fine. They've given out billions of these things, you'll be fine.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: chveik on August 12, 2021, 02:47:09 PM
Quote from: Drygate on August 12, 2021, 11:26:11 AM
It wasn't a great link but if you Google it there are 1000s of sites to choose from. That one was just at the top in ddg.

cheers for the choosing the fascist one
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: JamesTC on August 12, 2021, 03:56:01 PM
Quote from: Elderly Sumo Prophecy on August 10, 2021, 04:50:16 PM
Perhaps I have tuberculosis. Still want me to gob in your mouth?

Arsed mate. Vaccinated.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: zomgmouse on August 13, 2021, 10:38:46 AM
Quote from: FerriswheelBueller on August 12, 2021, 11:38:08 AM
Moderna is basically the same as Pfizer (our health service approves mixing and matching for first/second jabs because they consider them functionally the same). I had two Moderna jabs and was fine. They've given out billions of these things, you'll be fine.

I think I just get fixated on "but what if I'm one of the few who get a bad reaction" and can't go from there. It's really frustrating because I know I should just get it.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Thomas on August 13, 2021, 11:32:19 AM
2nd jab of Pfizer yesterday

feel like pure shit just want the comparatively mild effects of the first dose back
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Ferris on August 13, 2021, 01:34:26 PM
Quote from: zomgmouse on August 13, 2021, 10:38:46 AM
I think I just get fixated on "but what if I'm one of the few who get a bad reaction" and can't go from there. It's really frustrating because I know I should just get it.

I think you know that doesn't make sense! Not sure if it changes your risk assessment (you are in Australia I think?) but largely avoiding the waves understandably makes it feel more like a hypothetical risk of virus vs some side effects.

I was in Toronto for the first wave and it was very scary, so my generalized anxiety worked the exact opposite - I got the first vaccine appointment I could, and moved it up as much as possible to be done as soon as possible. I feel much better about the world at large now I'm dosed.

Book an appointment, and just run there without thinking and you'll be done.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: zomgmouse on August 14, 2021, 02:10:08 AM
Quote from: FerriswheelBueller on August 13, 2021, 01:34:26 PM
I think you know that doesn't make sense! Not sure if it changes your risk assessment (you are in Australia I think?) but largely avoiding the waves understandably makes it feel more like a hypothetical risk of virus vs some side effects.

I was in Toronto for the first wave and it was very scary, so my generalized anxiety worked the exact opposite - I got the first vaccine appointment I could, and moved it up as much as possible to be done as soon as possible. I feel much better about the world at large now I'm dosed.

Book an appointment, and just run there without thinking and you'll be done.

Yeah you're probably right. I'm gonna at least call my GP and have a chat.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: flotemysost on August 14, 2021, 10:19:26 AM
FWIW, most people I know had one of the mRNA vaccines (including people with existing heart conditions) and anecdotally the general consensus seems to be first dose = mate did it even go in or what, second dose = bit drowsy around 24 hours after, but absolutely fine after that (as many of the posts on this thread testify as well). Appreciate I'm in a different part of the world, but the relief and reassurance of knowing I'm far better protected against getting ill or passing it to others is honestly immeasurable and 100% worth an evening of feeling a bit sleepy.

Anxiety and hesitancy is understandable though, talking to your GP sounds like a good idea as they'll be able to answer any specific worries with BOFFIN SCIENCE
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Butchers Blind on August 14, 2021, 11:10:46 AM
Got my 2nd jab this afternoon of Pfizer. Had no side effects from the first one, should I expect any from the second?
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Chedney Honks on August 14, 2021, 11:18:45 AM
More common with the second with Pfizer. More common with the first with AZ.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Claude the Racecar Driving Rockstar Super Sleuth on August 14, 2021, 12:29:04 PM
Quote from: Butchers Blind on August 14, 2021, 11:10:46 AM
Got my 2nd jab this afternoon of Pfizer. Had no side effects from the first one, should I expect any from the second?
Purely anecdotal, of course, but I didn't seem to have any.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Chedney Honks on August 14, 2021, 12:35:51 PM
Unfortunately that means you have no immune response. :(
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Neomod on August 14, 2021, 12:37:26 PM
Like the status quo it seems I hardly had any side effects from first dose but the second dose knocked me out 24 hours later. Day after that I was fine.

Worst it will do is make you feel knackered.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Butchers Blind on August 14, 2021, 12:51:51 PM
Quote from: Chedney Honks on August 14, 2021, 11:18:45 AM
More common with the second with Pfizer. More common with the first with AZ.

OK. Will report back. Honestly just happy to get them done.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: non capisco on August 14, 2021, 01:04:26 PM
I honestly look back at my evening feeling absolutely wiped out by the first dose of AZ with a huge amount of nostalgic fondness. Lying there feeling fucking terrible (as the "hot chimp jizz pulsed through my system" to quote flotemysost) but knowing that meant it was working and therefore I might get to have more of a normal social life soon, almost blissful in a strange way. Felt a bit cheated when the second dose did fuck all, like a dud pinger from a bloke at a festival.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: C_Larence on August 14, 2021, 02:28:06 PM
Had my second Pfizer yesterday. Didn't get any arm pain from the first one but today feel like someone punched me right in the tricep. A day or two after the first jab I had a weird bout of chills that lasted a couple of hours, so I was expecting this to be much worse, but so far I'm just a little tired, achy and slightly queasy.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Claude the Racecar Driving Rockstar Super Sleuth on August 14, 2021, 03:09:10 PM
Quote from: Chedney Honks on August 14, 2021, 12:35:51 PM
Unfortunately that means you have no immune response. :(
I have an immune response and that response is, "Arsed, mate. Cigs."
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Blue Jam on August 14, 2021, 06:30:07 PM
Quote from: C_Larence on August 14, 2021, 02:28:06 PM
Had my second Pfizer yesterday. Didn't get any arm pain from the first one but today feel like someone punched me right in the tricep.

Isn't that down to injection technique? For my first dose of Pfizer I barely felt it going in (oo-er) but with the second one I wondered if the nurse was trying to reach Australia and my arm was in the way. I also bled a bit with the first one but not at all with the second, bit of a bloodless coup going on in my tricep there. I also had a slight dead arm for about an hour after dose 1 but none of that with dose 2

Still got a slightly swollen collarbone lymph node and a bit of puffiness in the neck tissue over it. Hope all that fucks off soon.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Jollity on August 14, 2021, 06:35:12 PM
Just got my second Pfizer. No effects so far, but it's been about an hour, and it took a few hours for my arm to start hurting a bit last time.

I might be a bit tired as well, but I'm always a bit tired.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Blue Jam on August 14, 2021, 06:40:19 PM
Sweet dreams Jollity. I had a bloody good night's sleep about 7 hours after my second dose. Took about 30 hours for the "I feel absolutely fine- oh hang on oh gawd this is like jetlag I need to go to bed IMMEDIATELY" moment to arrive with dose numero eins.

Feel like I got off lightly tbh. No chills or fever, just a feeling that this Pfizer malarkey is even better than melatonin. I could go for another one tbh.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Ferris on August 14, 2021, 06:41:00 PM
Quote from: Blue Jam on August 14, 2021, 06:30:07 PM
Isn't that down to injection technique?

I wondered that too. Got my second from an army man and the guy wasn't fucking about, shoulder felt very sore for a day compared to the kindly pharmacist who did my first one.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Butchers Blind on August 14, 2021, 06:54:10 PM
Had my 2nd Pfizer jab. All good, no side effects, yet. Look forward to integrating back into society.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Blue Jam on August 14, 2021, 06:56:45 PM
Anyone else had the hot palms side effect with the mRNA jabs? The one that's obviously not from wanking?
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Chollis on August 15, 2021, 11:54:53 AM
Had 2nd Pfizer yesterday morning. Was fine all day, woke up this morning and feel like SHIT
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Chedney Honks on August 15, 2021, 12:04:02 PM
Sounds like it's working, which is a good sign. 👍

Could also be the first stages of a terrible deadly reaction :(
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Butchers Blind on August 16, 2021, 05:53:24 PM
Quote from: Chollis on August 15, 2021, 11:54:53 AM
Had 2nd Pfizer yesterday morning. Was fine all day, woke up this morning and feel like SHIT

That was the same for me yesterday after my 2nd on Saturday. Felt hungover all day. All good today though.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: zomgmouse on August 17, 2021, 02:13:28 AM
Quote from: flotemysost on August 14, 2021, 10:19:26 AM
FWIW, most people I know had one of the mRNA vaccines (including people with existing heart conditions) and anecdotally the general consensus seems to be first dose = mate did it even go in or what, second dose = bit drowsy around 24 hours after, but absolutely fine after that (as many of the posts on this thread testify as well). Appreciate I'm in a different part of the world, but the relief and reassurance of knowing I'm far better protected against getting ill or passing it to others is honestly immeasurable and 100% worth an evening of feeling a bit sleepy.

Anxiety and hesitancy is understandable though, talking to your GP sounds like a good idea as they'll be able to answer any specific worries with BOFFIN SCIENCE

Weirdly he didn't really have much BOFFIN SCIENCE to offer, more just an offhand basic risk answer - though he did say he recommended getting the Pfizer if I could. It was more just nice to have a throwaway confidence. I've now booked one for next week. I'll see how I go.

Quote from: non capisco on August 14, 2021, 01:04:26 PM
as the "hot chimp jizz pulsed through my system" to quote flotemysost)

This is more convincing than any medical reason tbh
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Cold Meat Platter on August 17, 2021, 03:37:45 AM
Quote from: Butchers Blind on August 14, 2021, 11:10:46 AM
Got my 2nd jab this afternoon of Pfizer. Had no side effects from the first one, should I expect any from the second?

How's your penis looking?
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: imitationleather on August 17, 2021, 08:58:50 AM
It's only got one eye.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Bernice on August 17, 2021, 09:35:28 AM
how does it smell?
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: frajer on August 17, 2021, 09:38:32 AM
Had my 2nd Phizer booked in for early September but this morning NHS said I could rebook for an earlier date, so now getting it in the arm tomorrow. Slam it in me, doc!
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Ferris on August 17, 2021, 07:50:40 PM
Quote from: FerriswheelBueller on August 13, 2021, 01:34:26 PM
a hypothetical risk of virus vs some side effects.

Thought this was an interesting tool. I'm more likely to be hospitalized than I thought (or would be if I wasn't vaccinated).

https://www.economist.com/graphic-detail/covid-pandemic-mortality-risk-estimator

The mRNA vaccines reduce your chance of getting the virus 25 fold, and the serious cases reduce by a few orders of magnitude (last I read, anyway), so my 2% chance of hospitalization drops to basically zero.

It's helpful to see that stuff laid out in front of you if you're hovering on the edge of getting a vaccine or not.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Norton Canes on August 17, 2021, 10:31:33 PM
Canes Jr. (aged 17) had his second vaccination at about half five this afternoon. Got home, couple of hours later complained of feeling unwell, took a lateral flow test, positive.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: mothman on August 17, 2021, 11:28:42 PM
FFS.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: bgmnts on August 17, 2021, 11:32:12 PM
Well at least he didn't get 5g aids.

Seriously though that's a fucker. Hope he gets well soon.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Fr.Bigley on August 18, 2021, 10:14:58 AM
Had second one yesterday morning, felt OK for a few hours...fast forward to 1am and I'm high fever, cold sweats, shaking like a shitting dog and hallucinating. Feel like absolute dog shit. Thank god I have the day off.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: mothman on August 20, 2021, 10:38:42 AM
Eldest (sixteen and a half) has had text from GP inviting her to book (and specifying it'll be Pfizer). But she's only being offered days before we get back from holiday, with no later days being added as time goes on - and only late afternoon/evening appointments at that.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Midas on August 21, 2021, 01:40:07 PM
Had my second jab today.
n  i  c  e  !
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Stoneage Dinosaurs on August 21, 2021, 02:38:19 PM
Jab #2 done. They gave me a new card and stamped the second bit rather than stamping the second part of my already stamped first card, which made me irrationally angry. The anger might possibly be a side effect though, just have to wait and see.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Mr Farenheit on August 22, 2021, 06:13:19 AM
First shot (Astra) yesterday. Surprised to have not much in the way of side effects. Jabbed in the morning then spent the rest of the day in queues, roaming the streets of Saigon for food. The government had just announced that from Monday no-one can leave their house at all, no delivery services and food distribution will be organised by the army for the next 2 weeks, which meant that the streets were completely packed after weeks of being eerily quiet. Pretty chaotic scenes, it was like.... Saigon out there.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Midas on August 22, 2021, 12:27:29 PM
Never had any side effects after the first jab but today I feel extremely weak and fatigued.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Midas on August 22, 2021, 09:11:03 PM
Better now but still shite. Unable to sleep. Just lying in bed thinking ugh, so sleepy, ugh, so weary and that's it. Most pointless span of consciousness I've had in a while; I may as well have been born a slug.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Vitalstatistix on August 23, 2021, 03:16:43 AM
Quote from: Mr Farenheit on August 22, 2021, 06:13:19 AM
First shot (Astra) yesterday. Surprised to have not much in the way of side effects. Jabbed in the morning then spent the rest of the day in queues, roaming the streets of Saigon for food. The government had just announced that from Monday no-one can leave their house at all, no delivery services and food distribution will be organised by the army for the next 2 weeks, which meant that the streets were completely packed after weeks of being eerily quiet. Pretty chaotic scenes, it was like.... Saigon out there.

Hunkered down in Hanoi here. HCMC sounds like a shitshow. Hope you stocked up with some snacks to go with your military-issued gruel.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Drygate on August 23, 2021, 07:59:44 AM
Is this a bit overly pessimistic?

https://boriquagato.substack.com/p/fading-vaccine-efficacy-and-booster

Quotethose who were vaccinated in february are showing roughly twice the infection rates of those vaccinated in april. that's a 50% drop in sterilizing immunity over a 2 month interval.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: jamiefairlie on August 23, 2021, 05:17:36 PM
Quote from: Drygate on August 23, 2021, 07:59:44 AM
Is this a bit overly pessimistic?

https://boriquagato.substack.com/p/fading-vaccine-efficacy-and-booster

No, to be expected, the protection will reduce over time. This winter will be very, very bad.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Drygate on August 23, 2021, 08:35:33 PM
Do you think it would've been better to wait to get the jabs until nearer winter when cases will be higher and more indoor stuff will be going on?

Seems like it was a waste to have them in the summer when cases are so low.

Or will we all get a booster?
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Norton Canes on August 23, 2021, 09:10:45 PM
Quote from: Norton Canes on August 17, 2021, 10:31:33 PM
Canes Jr. (aged 17) had his second vaccination at about half five this afternoon. Got home, couple of hours later complained of feeling unwell, took a lateral flow test, positive

...and, six days later, I get a positive lateral flow test too. Looks like that drum n' bass night last week wasn't such a good idea after all, was it, Canes Jr.

Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: jamiefairlie on August 23, 2021, 09:23:32 PM
Quote from: Drygate on August 23, 2021, 08:35:33 PM
Do you think it would've been better to wait to get the jabs until nearer winter when cases will be higher and more indoor stuff will be going on?

Seems like it was a waste to have them in the summer when cases are so low.

Or will we all get a booster?

Personally, I think it'll end up in annual COVID shots, like for flu but more critical
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Mr Farenheit on August 24, 2021, 07:36:58 AM
Quote from: Vitalstatistix on August 23, 2021, 03:16:43 AM
Hunkered down in Hanoi here. HCMC sounds like a shitshow. Hope you stocked up with some snacks to go with your military-issued gruel.
Cheers! Yep, definitely a shit show just now (although case numbers have stabilised and a lot of people have received shots). Lost track of the different policy changes over the last few days, seems to have settled down now to no-one allowed out and local districts to distribute food instead of the military. At one point restrictions would have depended on whether you're in a green, yellow, orange or red zone. Unfortunately there was no information about which zone anyone was in!

Fully stocked up I think, definitely bought too much cheese though. Seems to be possible to buy stuff from the local People's Committee as well...


Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Shoulders?-Stomach! on August 24, 2021, 12:00:58 PM
Dubberjabbed since yesterday in Greabitern

It's knocked me for 6 this one. Zonked, fever, aches all over, close to impossible to get proper sleep which then compounds the feeling the next day.

These antibodies had better fucking work.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: frajer on August 24, 2021, 12:34:10 PM
Got the 2nd Pfizer last week too. Felt rough but ok on Thursday evening, but then was up at 2.30am to ride the vomit train and felt fatigued and headachey all weekend. Not much worse than I've felt after a night out really though, and pretty much back to normal now.

Massively glad and relieved to have had both shots. Feel incredibly fortunate to have access to it and feel sorry for people who want it but can't get it. Was fucking great to see that the site where I had my second jab had been taking walk-ins all week, and was packed to the rafters when I got there.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: katzenjammer on August 24, 2021, 12:36:22 PM
Quote from: Drygate on August 23, 2021, 07:59:44 AM
Is this a bit overly pessimistic?

Yes. That whole blog seems to be quite anti mask and anti vax.

As for Israel the data they are giving out is incomplete so difficult to draw conclusions from, and hence easy to spin your own hysterical narrative if you want.

This article explains it well

QuoteThe bottom line is there is very strong evidence that the vaccines have high efficacy protecting against severe disease, even for Delta, and even in these Israeli data that on the surface appear to suggest the Pfizer vaccine might have waning efficacy.  This is clearly evident if the data are analyzed carefully, and agrees with all other published results to date from other countries.

https://www.covid-datascience.com/post/israeli-data-how-can-efficacy-vs-severe-disease-be-strong-when-60-of-hospitalized-are-vaccinated
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: olliebean on August 24, 2021, 12:40:04 PM
I don't suppose anyone knows the answer to this, but I wonder if there's any correlation between how bad the side effects from vaccination were, and how bad the symptoms are in a breakthrough infection.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Drygate on August 24, 2021, 01:04:32 PM
From what I've read, if you've had covid then the jabs, you're "breakthrough" infection isn't bad. But if you've only had the vaccines then it isn't fun.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: mothman on August 24, 2021, 01:26:17 PM
It's impossible to know though. I'm not aware of having had it, but my reactions to the first jab were brief and for the second nonexistent. If I did have it at some point I either had no symptoms at all, or I was one of the first in this country, as I had a brief cough and temperature in late Dec 2019, ten days after a weekend in Prague.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: chveik on August 24, 2021, 01:38:34 PM
Quote from: Drygate on August 23, 2021, 08:35:33 PM
Do you think it would've been better to wait to get the jabs until nearer winter when cases will be higher and more indoor stuff will be going on?

Seems like it was a waste to have them in the summer when cases are so low.

Or will we all get a booster?

get jabbed or stfu
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Ferris on August 24, 2021, 02:15:35 PM
Quote from: Drygate on August 23, 2021, 08:35:33 PM
Do you think it would've been better to wait to get the jabs until nearer winter when cases will be higher and more indoor stuff will be going on?

Seems like it was a waste to have them in the summer when cases are so low.

Or will we all get a booster?

I wouldn't make any health decisions on the basis of a forum full of mentally ill bald men. By all accounts, covid is a pretty nasty way to go and if you can remove that risk by getting a shot, do it.

Get on the vaccines you wally.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Norton Canes on August 24, 2021, 02:53:36 PM
Yeah just get vaccinated ASAP.

I tested positive yesterday and have been feeling rough, rough, rough ever since. Don't want to think what it would've been like if I hadn't been double vaccinated.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Norton Canes on August 24, 2021, 02:54:36 PM
Quote from: Norton Canes on August 24, 2021, 02:53:36 PM
rough, rough, rough

Noel Edmonds considers new game show etc.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: flotemysost on August 25, 2021, 10:30:24 PM
Quote from: Norton Canes on August 24, 2021, 02:53:36 PM
I tested positive yesterday and have been feeling rough, rough, rough ever since. Don't want to think what it would've been like if I hadn't been double vaccinated.

I'm sorry to hear that. I have a few mates who've tested positive since being double jabbed, including a couple who are clinically vulnerable - they've pulled through but had a ropey week or two in the meantime. Hope you (and anyone else currently living la 'vid-a loca) are doing alright.

As it happens, a while after my second jab, I spent an evening basically being as far as you can get from socially distant with someone[nb]I cooked and ate him, in case you were thinking that was some sort of sexy humblebrag[/nb] who unfortunately tested positive a couple of days later (also double jabbed and asymptomatic, but found out via a PCR taken for work) - I was convinced there was no way I couldn't have caught it too, but nada. Which probably mainly just means I lucked out, but also gives me additional hope that these things really do work and people need to get it in them, stat.

The stuff about waning efficiency does frighten me, but as others on here are saying, I'm trying to not panic and still rejoice in the fact that we have a vaccine which demonstrably massively reduces severe illness. It sounds silly but I get a bit surprised clicking on this thread of late and seeing people are still getting jabbed - it does make me realise how lucky I've been but also hammers home that this thing ain't over yet.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Ferris on August 25, 2021, 11:05:52 PM
Re: waning efficiency - we'll just get annual boosters for a few years like flu jabs. Not my idea of a good time but it is doable. A year ago we were fucked, no vaccine just lock down and hope for the best. A year later many (most?) of us on here are fully vaccinated.

It's easy to focus on the worst of all this, but the toughest part for me was the first few months. This is (comparatively) far easier.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: zomgmouse on August 26, 2021, 06:12:25 AM
Got my first dose a couple of days ago (Pfizer), felt a bit tired (possibly also just from bad sleep) and my arm was sore but that was basically it.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: olliebean on August 26, 2021, 08:39:01 AM
Still unclear if boosters are needed. The waning efficacy seems to relate only to protection against infection - protection against severity of illness seems to be holding up - and it strikes me this is pretty much as expected: the antibodies wear off, thus the front-line defences - the pre-emptive ones that protect against infection in the first place - wane, but the immune system retains other defences, along with the ability to make the antibodies quickly when needed, to fight off any future infection when it occurs, before it gets too bad. Or have I misunderstood how it works?
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: flotemysost on August 26, 2021, 09:11:21 PM
Quote from: FerriswheelBueller on August 25, 2021, 11:05:52 PM
Re: waning efficiency - we'll just get annual boosters for a few years like flu jabs. Not my idea of a good time but it is doable. A year ago we were fucked, no vaccine just lock down and hope for the best. A year later many (most?) of us on here are fully vaccinated.

It's easy to focus on the worst of all this, but the toughest part for me was the first few months. This is (comparatively) far easier.

Yeah, that's how I'm understanding it - likewise I have to keep reminding myself of the position we were in this time last year and try not to slide into either complacency or despair. I spend a significant proportion of my waking hours feeling groggy and lethargic anyway, so one extra day a year's gonna be a slice of piss.

As an aside, every time I read the word "waning" on this forum I instinctively assume it's a typo.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Ferris on August 26, 2021, 11:31:52 PM
Yeah it's shit for all sorts of reasons but it is at least appreciably shit. I understand the shitness of it - some level of (not too imposing) restrictions, vaccines that basically work but might need annual boosters, a disease that largely bumps off the elderly (albeit not without danger for everyone else).

It isn't good (it's far from it, I'm really worried for my relatives over 60) but I understand what the risk is sort of.

March and April 2020 were really scary for me - we were sanitizing our shopping bags and staying inside 24hrs a day (well, one of us taking our son out every other day so I'd see sunlight every 3 days for 30 minutes). Being the owner/operator of a small child made it pretty terrifying. Will we be ok? What about if we both end up in the hospital or the morgue? That was absolutely no fun at all. I went nearly 2 years without seeing my parents (they flew back 2 weeks ago and who knows when I'll see them again? And that's to say nothing of the rest of my family and siblings...)

We aren't out of this, people will die and that is shitty and no fun at all (and that's to say nothing of the poor fuckers in the developing world who are getting nothing which is an absolute moral scandal), but we are measurably further ahead and closer to beating this thing - whether that means fully eradicating it (doubtful) or just making it a quantifiable threat that is always gonna be there for the medium term at least.

I don't know what my point is really, just that it's not as bleak as it was (while acknowledging that yeah it's still fairly shit).
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Drygate on August 27, 2021, 09:26:19 AM
Do we know that boosters will continue to bring the levels of protection back to what they were after the second jab?

Is it as simple as each new booster giving another 4 to 6 months protection?
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: MojoJojo on August 27, 2021, 04:04:04 PM
Quote from: Drygate on August 27, 2021, 09:26:19 AM
Do we know that boosters will continue to bring the levels of protection back to what they were after the second jab?

Is it as simple as each new booster giving another 4 to 6 months protection?

Basically unknowable at this point.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: mothman on August 27, 2021, 08:02:08 PM
Took eldest (sixteen and a half) to a walk-in centre this evening to get Pfizered. 👍
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Pink Gregory on September 04, 2021, 04:30:58 AM
Had me second Moderna yesterday; they made me have it standing up, for...reasons?  Very efficient.

Arm hurts more than last time, but I'm anticipating further.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Rich Uncle Skeleton on September 06, 2021, 02:55:39 PM
Relative refused to get vaccinated ever since his age group came up. No medical exemption and certainly no reason beyond the usual bollocks about not being a sheep. Super relaxed about masks, never bothers etc

He's now 7 days into isolating with covid and has told virtually no one to avoid the inevitable I told you so's.  Nothing really to say here I just need to vent because he's been a total tit and it probably won't change anything.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Drygate on September 06, 2021, 03:39:55 PM
Did he trust the PCR or think it was a false positive?
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Claude the Racecar Driving Rockstar Super Sleuth on September 06, 2021, 04:27:56 PM
One of my flatmates refuses to get jabbed. They are not an antivaxxer in general, but they cite concerns over potential long term side effects - apparently a friend of theirs got chronically ill after the vaccination (no idea of the actual cause) and none of my anecdotal evidence of it being safe is old enough yet to fulfil the 'long term' part.

It's rather worrying, both for them and the rest of us, as they maintain an active social life (pub etc.) which may actually fuel their conviction that the virus is less of a worry than the vaccine, since they've been fine so far.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: popcorn on September 06, 2021, 04:44:03 PM
That's very frustrating. The only possible response is to say that we have an enormous amount of data to show the very serious harm from covid and an enormous amount of data to show the very low risk of harm from the vaccine. People get fixated on anecdotal experiences.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Drygate on September 06, 2021, 07:54:44 PM
Have you tried putting their age and health conditions into one of those covid risk calculator things?
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Kankurette on September 07, 2021, 01:25:15 AM
I've got a sore throat and I hope it's not COVID. Will test tomorrow.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Fambo Number Mive on September 07, 2021, 07:57:18 AM
Hope your test is negative, and that your throat feels better soon.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Kankurette on September 07, 2021, 11:42:25 AM
Thanks. I told the trial people and I've got to ring them tomorrow if I'm still ill. In the meantime, I'm not allowed to go the Beabadoobee gig tonight, which I'm annoyed about but tbh I feel like shit anyway. What worries me is that 1) I saw my brother after the Everton match and 2) I'm supposed to be going to Hull on Friday with mates to see Space.

Between my throat and Gary being a pain in the arse because he couldn't decide whether he wanted to go in or out, I did not sleep much last night. Happy New Year to me.

ETA: lateral flow test was negative but I still have to do the PCR ones.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: JaDanketies on October 07, 2021, 06:56:42 PM
Felt fluey and chills last night, with a temperature, and now ive got a tight chest, which is unusual. Lateral flow was negative but I've never felt ill in this way before.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Fambo Number Mive on October 09, 2021, 04:23:53 PM
How are you feeling now? Did you get a PCR?

Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Buelligan on October 10, 2021, 08:46:51 AM
Quote from: popcorn on September 06, 2021, 04:44:03 PM
That's very frustrating. The only possible response is to say that we have an enormous amount of data to show the very serious harm from covid and an enormous amount of data to show the very low risk of harm from the vaccine. People get fixated on anecdotal experiences.

Could I just say, I had every intention of getting vaccinated, I don't have transport but asked the old fellow that I share petrol to the shops with if he would take me.  I wanted to arrange it for my day off, just in case I had a bad reaction, I'd have a day to rest.  I explained all of this to him, said I'd call him with a date for the appointment, once I had it.  Anyway, due to other serious urgent life issues, the first week I could have done it, I didn't.  Thought I'd arrange it for the following week.

This old man went absolutely apeshit at me.  Wouldn't listen to me at all.  It was really insane, like he was my dad, I was under ten and he'd caught me burning down the school or something.  I didn't do it the first week I possibly could have, so that was me, permanently othered.

Now, I can't speak for everyone but for me, at least, I earn my own living, I chop my own wood and fix my own roof, I nursed myself, alone, through Covid when I had it, I'm an adult.  This religious-style Brexity ranting at people is dangerous stuff.  All this us-and-them-ing.  Certainly, try it with me and you'll never, ever, force me to do whatever bollocks you want from me (even if I was quite happy to do it in the first place). 

So just saying here, sure, it's natural to tribe up but, where public health is concerned, or any serious thing, like Brexit, for instance, this kind of behaviour is extremely counterproductive IMO.  Try not to indulge in it if at all possible.  Sometimes we have to treat people with the respect we want to be treated with, for our own good as well as everyone elses.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Chedney Honks on October 10, 2021, 08:57:51 AM
Fuck off anti-vax idiot. You should be thrown in a dungeon and dissolved.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Fambo Number Mive on October 10, 2021, 09:04:29 AM
I have been wondering how people in rural areas who don't have cars get the vaccine. Some kind of vaccine bus going round small villages twice a day would be a good idea.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: mothman on October 10, 2021, 11:37:55 AM
Yes but it wouldn't work in America the police would assume it was people being bussed around to buy Sudafed to make crystal meth.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: JaDanketies on October 10, 2021, 11:40:47 AM
Quote from: Fambo Number Mive on October 09, 2021, 04:23:53 PM
How are you feeling now? Did you get a PCR?

No, feeling a little better but still got a tight chest. I read a news article and associated reddit thread about a cold / flu that was going round that had very similar symptoms. We're all isolating anyway, you really feel inclined to do so these days when you're peaky.

Got no energy now though. Showering and dressing was a load of effort, wiped me out
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Ferris on October 10, 2021, 02:27:48 PM
Quote from: Fambo Number Mive on October 10, 2021, 09:04:29 AM
I have been wondering how people in rural areas who don't have cars get the vaccine. Some kind of vaccine bus going round small villages twice a day would be a good idea.

There is a provincial vaccine car service here - you book a vaccine then tell them you don't have a car or can't get there, and they'll send someone to drive you there. I think it is volunteer run but organized by the province?

There's also a vaccine bus that goes out to the boonies once or twice a month - you can get your first shot, then get your second when they come back round.

The outreach has been good here, but I suppose that's just good planning when you live in a giant forest.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Blue Jam on October 10, 2021, 03:14:17 PM
Scotland deployed mobile vaccination units in the Highlands and islands. And those places reached a high level of vaccine coverage long before we managed it here in the Central Belt:

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-highlands-islands-57749045
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Old Thrashbarg on October 13, 2021, 12:18:32 AM
Quote from: Fambo Number Mive on October 10, 2021, 09:04:29 AM
I have been wondering how people in rural areas who don't have cars get the vaccine. Some kind of vaccine bus going round small villages twice a day would be a good idea.

The vaccine bus is comin' and everybody's coughin'
Penzance through Fort William
A countrywide free vacc-o,
The needles of steel are jabbin', but idiots are resistin'
So if you like to survive,
Get on and jab your arm
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: JaDanketies on October 14, 2021, 01:19:05 PM
Eight days from me having my initial symptoms and I finally feel capable of eating a full meal. I actually got a little teary-eyed making it. Initially I told anyone who listened that I had fibromyalgia, and now I've been saying it's long COVID, except for apparently long COVID lasts for several weeks and not a mere eight days.  Still not recovered though, if I focus for half an hour I get tired. I keep needing to sit down and take a rest whenever I do anything physically-exerting at all, such as shower.

It was essentially disabling. If you can't do my fuckin job then you can't do any job. Might've just been the bad cold going round, except for I didn't have any cold symptoms. It really just feels like something's done a number on my my nervous system. Maybe the poor focus is a side-effect of the inability to eat anything, although I've been trying to keep my vitamins up and get whatever energy I can into me.

Hope I manage to keep all this weight off though. NHS website says the doctors aren't even interested in hearing me moan at them until I've had these symptoms for a month.

...

Yesterday when I woke up I was so sick and tired I thought about self harm - not like I'm gonna -  but my brain lovingly flashes self-mutilation imagery to my mind's eye when I'm particularly depressed. When I saw this familiar mental montage I thought, "wow, I can't believe I'm thinking like this just because I'm a bit poorly." I absolutely could not cope with long COVID. Months and months of this, no end in sight, and with medical experts not really having a clue what the long-term prognosis is? I dread to think mate

TIL if you write m-8 on CaB it autocorrects it to mate
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Dex Sawash on October 14, 2021, 09:16:32 PM

r n 8  scrunched together used to work but barry got wise
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Ferris on October 14, 2021, 09:53:29 PM
Can't do m + 9 either, as I found out when talking about a beretta pistol in a film.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: mothman on October 14, 2021, 10:21:37 PM
What happens if you do? And what happens if you type North Korea nowadays?

EDIT: not Bad Korea anymore, it seems.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: mothman on October 27, 2021, 06:19:46 PM
Just booked my 12yo's appointment. Was expecting to have to jump through all the hoops to get her a GP one because autism, but she surprised us by volunteering to go to a vaccination centre, so UWE it is...
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Chedney Honks on November 14, 2021, 11:38:28 AM
Could you get a shot every few months of a good one and become impervious, rather than relying on two bumps of the christ church clotter?

Would it save lives to give more than an annual booster?

Will the new drugs be OTC or only hospital treatment?
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: olliebean on November 14, 2021, 12:07:25 PM
Which animals are completely immune to Covid? Thinking about irradiating one and getting it to bite me.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: buttgammon on November 14, 2021, 12:25:43 PM
Read something recently suggesting rabbits can get it, but I'm not sure if this means it's properly zoonotic or just that they harbour it in their fluffy fur and twitchy noses.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Steven88 on November 17, 2021, 12:44:58 AM
I had the pfizer booster on Sunday, no side effects whatsoever apart from a little bit of a sore arm.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Claude the Racecar Driving Rockstar Super Sleuth on November 17, 2021, 02:06:58 PM
Is the soreness actually a side effect of the vaccine, or is it just from having a needle poked into the muscle? Would the same thing happen if you stabbed yourself with any sterile needle?
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: Fr.Bigley on November 17, 2021, 02:57:16 PM
Its a side effect, localised antibodies doing their thing innit.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: JaDanketies on November 17, 2021, 04:23:43 PM
Surprised that it looks like there'll be a big push to get the booster. Originally I thought that it would probably be best for everyone if we got the third world double-vaxxed, since there's only a finite supply. But if they're gonna restrict the freedom of people who don't get triple-vaxxed, it's not a hill I'm going to die on.
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: kalowski on November 19, 2021, 10:59:25 PM
Booster tomorrow, gang!
Title: Re: Who's Been Jabbed With The Vax?
Post by: mothman on November 23, 2021, 06:59:30 PM
Eldest daughter double Pfizered!