Do you wear a mask?

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King Doughnut
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If not, why?

I wear one around my supermarket, I see many others who do the same, but one or two do not. Some simply can't be asked to wear one and some finds it hard to breathe. I would rather not wear one, but I can't afford a fine of £100.
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I have no problem with wearing one. Would rather not but really don’t think it’s a lot to ask to wear one for a short amount of time while shopping etc
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I do in enclosed spaces, shops, banks and wherever else they’re mandatory.

I don’t always wear one in open air spaces though e.g. when walking outside.
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yes, I have to wear one to go to medical appointments and I don't go anywhere else that's indoors at the moment.
I'm just feeling grateful I might not have to wear one the whole time I'm having a baby next month but of course will do so if the staff ask if they haven't got my covid test results back yet.
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No, but only because I haven't left my property since lockdown begun in March. I do have a mask in its packaging ready for when I do need to embrace the 'new normal', though. :yes:
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(Original post by Mesopotamian.)
I do in enclosed spaces, shops, banks and wherever else they’re mandatory.

I don’t always wear one in open air spaces though e.g. when walking outside.
I don't believe it is mandatory to wear one outside, unless surrounded by many people. As the other person above pointed out, it requires very little effort in wearing one for a short period of time.
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(Original post by King Doughnut)
If not, why?

I wear one around my supermarket, I see many others who do the same, but one or two do not. Some simply can't be asked to wear one and some finds it hard to breathe. I would rather not wear one, but I can't afford a fine of £100.
When I am indoors (other than home obviously), always
If I am outside and it's impossible to keep 2m away from people, yes. Else, no.
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Masks work and the people who diagree are completely delusional. Masks need to be mandated to stem the spread of a very harmful virus. If you don't wear a mask like the morons at Trafalgar Square last week - you are selfish. Here's some proof that I collected in support of mask-wearing:

1) https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.m3249
2) https://doi.org/10.1377/hlthaff.2020.00818
3) https://doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(20)31142-9
4) https://arxiv.org/pdf/2004.13553.pdf
5) https://dx.doi.org/10.3201%2Feid1004.030628
6) http://patricklivingood.oucreate.com...mask-mandates/
7) https://wwwnc.cdc.gov/eid/article/26/10/20-1315_article
8) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RkB0k81oNiI
9) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=npXP5wqNzaI
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I only wear one in places where I need to. I've seen people wearing masks on the street & in open spaces and I really don't get the point of this.
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(Original post by claireestelle)
yes, I have to wear one to go to medical appointments and I don't go anywhere else that's indoors at the moment.
I'm just feeling grateful I might not have to wear one the whole time I'm having a baby next month but of course will do so if the staff ask if they haven't got my covid test results back yet.
Oooh fingers crossed for it all going smoothly and you getting a quiet one.
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l always wear a mask when l have to some masks look so sexy at times
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Yes, when I'm at work and in other indoor spaces
I do struggle to wear them for more than an hour at the time though, especially the surgical ones, makes me cough and wheeze
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(Original post by King Doughnut)
If not, why?

I wear one around my supermarket, I see many others who do the same, but one or two do not. Some simply can't be asked to wear one and some finds it hard to breathe. I would rather not wear one, but I can't afford a fine of £100.
no. because i don't like to.
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Better to be safe than sorry👍👍
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I wear mine in shops/enclosed spaces as well as around town centre if I'm just walking around the open air high street (partly due to the pandemic, partly because I am sometimes too lazy to take it off lol). I won't if I'm just walking to the postbox or around the local fields/parks. BTW, my family and I find it quite easy to breathe in the adidas mask so if you haven't tried them, they are worth a go. Also, even though it's not directed at me, I wear a mask because I'd rather wear a mask and have something on my face than get a possibly deadly virus (I'm quite young and in good health, hence the word possibly)
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I try to wear it as possible as I can because its good to take precaution and plus I have seen in other countries people usually wear masks whereas in UK not that many people to choose wear one. I understand that it is very hard to breathe while wearing a mask and also your face gets sweaty in hot weather. They have introduced law which is a fine which I would never want to pay so I rather wear it rather than paying the fine!
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(Original post by 999tigger)
Oooh fingers crossed for it all going smoothly and you getting a quite one.
thank you
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(Original post by claireestelle)
yes, I have to wear one to go to medical appointments and I don't go anywhere else that's indoors at the moment.
I'm just feeling grateful I might not have to wear one the whole time I'm having a baby next month but of course will do so if the staff ask if they haven't got my covid test results back yet.
AWW congrats hope everything goes well for u.
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Yes, in every place that I am legally required to, don't wear one when I'm just walking down the street, however.
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No.
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