Happy Saturday evening one and all! – I hope this finds you well and staying safe. A special column this week for you – Boris Johnson announced the government’s landmark Operation Moonshot programme, which aims to deliver up to ten million tests a day – covering nearly a sixth of the entire population – and return results within as little as 20 minutes.
This had me thinking… What’s the biggest Moonshot gamble you’ve ever taken?
Once again, you didn’t disappoint:
The faith shown in Bristol Rovers by Charles Maggs was an early leader…
I put £20 on Bristol Rovers getting promoted last week…
— Charles Maggs (@charlesmaggs) September 10, 2020
This blast from the past was quite something – I think many people would rather Richard Allan’s version of history had occurred…
Audley Harrison to bear david haye
Remain to win with 65%+ of the vote
— Richard Allan (@richardfallan) September 10, 2020
I’m pretty sure plenty can sympathise with Nick…
17mil replies. "I believed Johnson"
— Nick (@nickfr14) September 10, 2020
Friend of the Column Kev The Punter went cross-channel for his….
Our NFL Bettor here had a football memory of a different kind….
Backing South Korea to beat Germany 1-0 in the last World Cup. Goals scored in 90+2 and 90+6
— NFL Bettor (@NFL_Bettor) September 10, 2020
But the winner here surely has to be Patrick English, for this double handed gamble:
Trying to make a career in academia.
Ok but in all seriousness (?):
Dehenna Davison to be PM by 2050 – 130/1.
— Patrick English (@PME_Politics) September 10, 2020
Patrick may have 130/1 on Dehenna Davison being PM, but we can give him one better – ` a £25 free bet with Star!
What’s the biggest moonshot gamble you’ve ever taken? Please send your answers into firstname.lastname@example.org – and stay safe!
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