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Corona Virus - How is that working for you?

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  1. Kai-Petri

    Kai-Petri Kenraali

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    Cliincal trials for anything take 1-2 years.
     
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    Gallows humor

     
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    US Surgeon General, today: "I want America to understand — this week, it's going to get bad."

    And there was me thinking the meter had hit the 'bad' mark already....

    [​IMG]
     
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    Gotta go back to work today after two months recuperating from surgery..bad timing to get better..if you don't hear from me...wife plans to sell off my stuff cheap.
     
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    Stay safe!
     
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    Consider it good fortune that you don't need surgery now.
     
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    Can you post a list of any militaria that may become available?

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    In my town 50% of the male population and 20% of the females are armed and eager members of a not so well regulated militia. One was test firing (new gun?) last night a few klicks away. Guns shops sold out of ammo. FB posts mocking those who are unarmed for all the usual reasons. At least they're keeping proper social distancing for the most part. Tsunami still to hit. Front lines out of protective gear. Nurses, techs, emts, PAs, fire, police, etc. All still exposing themselves every day.
     
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    If this isn't a crisis, it'll do 'til one shows up.
     
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    We're not in Kansas anymore. The gov just told everyone to stay home for two weeks. It's the only weapon we have right now.
     
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    I had a friend from out of town call, and in the course of the discussion he asked me if I had bought any weapons in past few weeks. I told him no, didn't need to. He then asked me if I had enough ammunition. I told him, er, uh, yeah.

    He said he was thinking about buying a couple. My thoughts were, 'tis a bit late to be purchasing a firearm in the midst of troubles.

    I don't think they are going to be necessary by any stretch of the imagination but it is nice to know that if the fools try to come for my toilet tissue, I can mount a stout defense.
     
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    Too right.
     
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    Stay at Home started today. All shops are closed. Went to the post office to mail a package. Wore my gloves. Medical protective gear from the federal emergency warehouse finally arrived. 2 weeks in and 2(?) weeks to go I'm already feeling like this.

     
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    We are still here mate...
     
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    Yep. Always liked that scene. The "Place" I have to stay in is a mountain vacation land with my best friend so I can't complain too much. People are fleeing NYC to other states. Other states are not happy. I found out that all of the things that I didn't have time to do.............lack of time wasn't the reason. :)
     
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    Put fertilizer on the lawn today. Rain expected, supposed to arrive soon. I ran the gas through the carburetor of the snowblower, not expecting anymore snow. Didn’t even need it this winter.
    I read an article on Yahoo this morning, for what most anything is worth on there. Among other precautions during this crisis, and I am adhering to most, it said to spray your mail down with some kind of solution when you take it out of your mail box. Sorry, not doing this. I wash my hands after opening it, that’s all. There are some things I will not do, including panic. Some are total bs. If I get this I get it, if I don’t, I don’t. If I get it I try to fight my way through it. I’m not losing any sleep over it. Can’t be worse than what London went through during the Blitz. Isolation, so be it, read some good books.
     
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    I use a smoldering sage bundle, waved gently over the mail AND parcels. Seems to be working so far.

    Oh, and I wash my hands after handling the mail.

    (We got snow last night. However, it's been warm enough here to do a little pruning. And I've got a currant bush that I need to relocate. Mrs Jack wants me to relocate two (2) currant bushes.... "WTF? Don't you know there's a pandemic on woman!?" :n95:)
     
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    Act like with SARS 20 years ago. Can anything worse happen? We already have in Europe tougher rules for older peopler and check the situation weekly. For any people with flu check if not benign with the doc
     
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