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Posted: Mar 7, 2020 - 3:39pm

In a cult there is only one source of authority...
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Posted: Mar 7, 2020 - 3:22pm



 haresfur wrote:


 gmichaelt wrote:
Does anyone in this forum actually know anyone who has come down with the current unmentionable something happening to some unnamed someone's in some places all over everywhere that are being reported breathlessly, with a dry cough, and so on?

Seriously, when it comes down to it, the public discourse on just this one topic is based almost entirely on non-verifiable/verified information from 'authoritative' sources. Have you got a link to any research, by a member of the public, who has tracked down any report, in any medium, to a warm (or even cooling) body? Until you have even one such report, everything you hear, read, view is second-hand, taken on trust and faith. Do you think it a good idea to be in, and to remain in, such a dependant relationship?
 
What is reality, man?

 


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Posted: Mar 7, 2020 - 3:03pm

 gmichaelt wrote:
Does anyone in this forum actually know anyone who has come down with the current unmentionable something happening to some unnamed someone's in some places all over everywhere that are being reported breathlessly, with a dry cough, and so on?

Seriously, when it comes down to it, the public discourse on just this one topic is based almost entirely on non-verifiable/verified information from 'authoritative' sources. Have you got a link to any research, by a member of the public, who has tracked down any report, in any medium, to a warm (or even cooling) body? Until you have even one such report, everything you hear, read, view is second-hand, taken on trust and faith. Do you think it a good idea to be in, and to remain in, such a dependant relationship?
 
Take a trip to Wuhan, or Seattle.
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Posted: Mar 7, 2020 - 1:57pm



 gmichaelt wrote:
Does anyone in this forum actually know anyone who has come down with the current unmentionable something happening to some unnamed someone's in some places all over everywhere that are being reported breathlessly, with a dry cough, and so on?

Seriously, when it comes down to it, the public discourse on just this one topic is based almost entirely on non-verifiable/verified information from 'authoritative' sources. Have you got a link to any research, by a member of the public, who has tracked down any report, in any medium, to a warm (or even cooling) body? Until you have even one such report, everything you hear, read, view is second-hand, taken on trust and faith. Do you think it a good idea to be in, and to remain in, such a dependant relationship?
 
What is reality, man?

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Posted: Mar 7, 2020 - 1:47pm

Does anyone in this forum actually know anyone who has come down with the current unmentionable something happening to some unnamed someone's in some places all over everywhere that are being reported breathlessly, with a dry cough, and so on?

Seriously, when it comes down to it, the public discourse on just this one topic is based almost entirely on non-verifiable/verified information from 'authoritative' sources. Have you got a link to any research, by a member of the public, who has tracked down any report, in any medium, to a warm (or even cooling) body? Until you have even one such report, everything you hear, read, view is second-hand, taken on trust and faith. Do you think it a good idea to be in, and to remain in, such a dependant relationship?
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Posted: Mar 7, 2020 - 8:10am

a really good site for cv info among other things

great place for a bookmark too
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Posted: Mar 7, 2020 - 8:07am



 R_P wrote:
 

thx  dnldng nw
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Posted: Mar 7, 2020 - 1:04am



 kcar wrote:

Well party on, Garth. Just don't get hog-tied in Gitmo.
  
 
 
I have no idea what this is about but your past experience may not reflect my future results. 

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Posted: Mar 7, 2020 - 12:04am



 BlueHeronDruid wrote:


 JrzyTmata wrote:
we have our first confirmed case in South Jersey in the next town over.
 
Wild rumors around here. The local long-term care facility (also a Life Care affiliate) is testing anyone who comes inside. There's a sign on the door about it. Everybody NOW thinks it's an outbreak. (It isn't.) Our little hospital is quite good, but only has 15 beds.


 

One confirmed case in our little burg officially tonight. So far. Took a while.
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Posted: Mar 6, 2020 - 10:35pm



 ScottFromWyoming wrote:


 ScottFromWyoming wrote:
There's a conference in New Orleans that Justine was being sent to, and due to a motherfucker named Karma that teases me like a cat with yarn, I was going to get to tag along for essentially nothing. Justine had an emergency flight at Christmas to Omaha to be with her mom who had emergency surgery oh god this long-story-short crap isn't working out but anyway she got her mom sprung from the hospital and onto a plane home to California, went to the airport herself and was bumped, so Delta gave her a credit which we sort of thought was Karma being nice because Justine had been so nice and she and Augusta were in fuckin' Iowa over Christmas cleaning out an old lady's home that was horrible instead of being here and skiing and opening gifts etc but yeah in the end she was rewarded, sort of.. Well she had this conference in New Orleans that was paid for, so we used the credit to buy me a GODDAM NONREFUNDABLE MOTHERFUCKING TICKET to New Orleans and now the convention is cancelled so maybe I can go by myself? Or buy Justine a ticket and we'll sleep on benches or something but fuckityfuckityfuckity.
 

Delta came through with a $900+ credit! 
 

Well party on, Garth. Just don't get hog-tied in Gitmo. 
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Posted: Mar 6, 2020 - 8:07pm



 ScottFromWyoming wrote:
There's a conference in New Orleans that Justine was being sent to, and due to a motherfucker named Karma that teases me like a cat with yarn, I was going to get to tag along for essentially nothing. Justine had an emergency flight at Christmas to Omaha to be with her mom who had emergency surgery oh god this long-story-short crap isn't working out but anyway she got her mom sprung from the hospital and onto a plane home to California, went to the airport herself and was bumped, so Delta gave her a credit which we sort of thought was Karma being nice because Justine had been so nice and she and Augusta were in fuckin' Iowa over Christmas cleaning out an old lady's home that was horrible instead of being here and skiing and opening gifts etc but yeah in the end she was rewarded, sort of.. Well she had this conference in New Orleans that was paid for, so we used the credit to buy me a GODDAM NONREFUNDABLE MOTHERFUCKING TICKET to New Orleans and now the convention is cancelled so maybe I can go by myself? Or buy Justine a ticket and we'll sleep on benches or something but fuckityfuckityfuckity.
 

Delta came through with a $900+ credit! 
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Posted: Mar 6, 2020 - 6:37pm

 R_P wro 
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Posted: Mar 6, 2020 - 5:33pm

South by Southwest Is Canceled as Coronavirus Fears Scuttle Festival





But
BlueHeronDruid

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Posted: Mar 6, 2020 - 5:05pm



 JrzyTmata wrote:
we have our first confirmed case in South Jersey in the next town over.
 
Wild rumors around here. The local long-term care facility (also a Life Care affiliate) is testing anyone who comes inside. There's a sign on the door about it. Everybody NOW thinks it's an outbreak. (It isn't.) Our little hospital is quite good, but only has 15 beds.

JrzyTmata

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Posted: Mar 6, 2020 - 4:46pm



 buzz wrote:

did i mention that i am working next door to the hospital?
 

don't touch anyone.
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Posted: Mar 6, 2020 - 4:41pm

 JrzyTmata wrote:
we have our first confirmed case in South Jersey in the next town over.
 
did i mention that i am working next door to the hospital?
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Posted: Mar 6, 2020 - 4:37pm



 ScottFromWyoming wrote:
There's a conference in New Orleans that Justine was being sent to, and due to a motherfucker named Karma that teases me like a cat with yarn, I was going to get to tag along for essentially nothing. Justine had an emergency flight at Christmas to Omaha to be with her mom who had emergency surgery oh god this long-story-short crap isn't working out but anyway she got her mom sprung from the hospital and onto a plane home to California, went to the airport herself and was bumped, so Delta gave her a credit which we sort of thought was Karma being nice because Justine had been so nice and she and Augusta were in fuckin' Iowa over Christmas cleaning out an old lady's home that was horrible instead of being here and skiing and opening gifts etc but yeah in the end she was rewarded, sort of.. Well she had this conference in New Orleans that was paid for, so we used the credit to buy me a GODDAM NONREFUNDABLE MOTHERFUCKING TICKET to New Orleans and now the convention is cancelled so maybe I can go by myself? Or buy Justine a ticket and we'll sleep on benches or something but fuckityfuckityfuckity.
 



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Posted: Mar 6, 2020 - 4:23pm



 ScottFromWyoming wrote:
There's a conference in New Orleans that Justine was being sent to, and due to a motherfucker named Karma that teases me like a cat with yarn, I was going to get to tag along for essentially nothing. Justine had an emergency flight at Christmas to Omaha to be with her mom who had emergency surgery oh god this long-story-short crap isn't working out but anyway she got her mom sprung from the hospital and onto a plane home to California, went to the airport herself and was bumped, so Delta gave her a credit which we sort of thought was Karma being nice because Justine had been so nice and she and Augusta were in fuckin' Iowa over Christmas cleaning out an old lady's home that was horrible instead of being here and skiing and opening gifts etc but yeah in the end she was rewarded, sort of.. Well she had this conference in New Orleans that was paid for, so we used the credit to buy me a GODDAM NONREFUNDABLE MOTHERFUCKING TICKET to New Orleans and now the convention is cancelled so maybe I can go by myself? Or buy Justine a ticket and we'll sleep on benches or something but fuckityfuckityfuckity.
 


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Posted: Mar 6, 2020 - 4:21pm



 sirdroseph wrote:
 ScottFromWyoming wrote:


 black321 wrote:

The answer to limiting the spread seems simple enough: quarantine
 

Since most people carrying the bug show no outward signs or symptoms, ever, and those who do get ill take 2 weeks before they start sneezing droplets all over my desk, I don't see anything simple about a quarantine. Restrict all movement in and out of any public space until May. That might work.

Or wash your hands. Handwashing stations on every street corner. Put in 5¢, get a robot scrub with lysol and a mechanical manicure. Hold still now!

Maybe next time.
 
This is what my company has done all over the building including hand sanitizer and the Prell stuff which I have become addicted too and it has nothing to do with the virus, I just like how it makes my hands so soft and pretty.
{#Daisy}
 


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Posted: Mar 6, 2020 - 4:21pm

we have our first confirmed case in South Jersey in the next town over.
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