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Post 101

pauh, still writing

It wasn't presented as a forever situation. The peak in number of cases was supposed to be reached by the middle of a six-week period. By the first of May, give or take, we will know whether the original projection was valid or not.


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Post 102

Prof Animal Chaos.C.E.O..err! C.E.Idiot of H2G2 Fools Guild (Official).... A recipient of S.F.L and S.S.J.A.D.D...plus...S.N.A.F.U.

Trump has been shot in the head by an assassin sniper!

Missed his brain by 3 ft smiley - whistle


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Post 103

Pierre de la Mer ~ sometimes slightly worried but never panicking ~

A valid assessment if you ask me

(I do not condone actions like that, mind)

smiley - pirate


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Post 104

Prof Animal Chaos.C.E.O..err! C.E.Idiot of H2G2 Fools Guild (Official).... A recipient of S.F.L and S.S.J.A.D.D...plus...S.N.A.F.U.

smiley - winkeyesniper had a white stick (NO disrespect to anyone that's blind)


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Post 105

Bald Bloke

Well I 'spose that's better than him getting brain damage by shooting himself in the foot.smiley - runsmiley - run


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Post 106

pauh, still writing

This virus brings out the worst of my hypochondriacal tendencies. I'm always feeling my forehead to see i it's hot (it's kind of cool right now). I swallow to find out if my throat is sore (it's not so far), and every time I cough or sneeze I worry. Of course, I've been coughing or sneezing off and on all my life, and the Spring pollen makes my nose run. No wonder I sneeze!

I don't want any of this! smiley - flustered

I haven't figured out yet what to put over my mouth and nose to cover them when I go out in public. I don't g out of my house for more than two hours a day. I stay away from people, I wash much more than I used to. (You don't wan to know how much I used to wash smiley - tongueout. Maybe you don't even care, which would be fair enough.)


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Post 107

You can call me TC

The price of petrol is plummeting. But the car is full and there's nowhere to go!


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Post 108

Bald Bloke

Thats a point, I ought to drive to the supermarket and fill mine up.
But if I do that I'll miss out on the walk smiley - sadface


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Post 109

pauh, still writing

On the one hand, they urge you to get out and walk (maybe exercise will help strengthen your immune system?), but when you do, they worry that too many people are doing it, and they are too close to each other, even if they're all wearing masks.

You can't get on the good side o them.smiley - flustered?


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Post 110

Bald Bloke

Apparently the WHO have changed their advice on wearing masks outside for healthy people.
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/apr/07/no-need-for-healthy-to-wear-face-masks-says-who-after-review


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Post 111

pauh, still writing

Ah, but who can be certain of being healthy? That's the big question. It can take several days for symptoms to start showing (you can be infectious during that time).


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Post 112

Bald Bloke

I assume that they think, that if you keep apart outdoors then the risk of transmission is low until symptoms develop. (I don't know)


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Post 113

Baron Grim

Yeah... that's the problem. In places like Hong Kong, they had MUCH more widespread testing, so yeah, it makes more sense in a place that has more testing for "healthy" people to forego masks.

But here in the States and elsewhere where we have NO widespread testing, it absolutely makes sense to mitigate the spread of the COVID for as many people as feasible to wear masks when in public.

Keep in mind, we're still under rules to keep distance and wash hands thoroughly. Mask use is recommended/required only when social distancing isn't feasible, like when grocery shopping.


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Post 114

ITIWBS

...the occasional omega man moment when I have the highway to myself, if I must go out...


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Post 115

Pierre de la Mer ~ sometimes slightly worried but never panicking ~

Remembers me of the two guys who had a swimming pool all to themselves - and bumped into each other ... smiley - erm

smiley - pirate


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Post 116

ITIWBS

Always a question as t what may be on the other side of the next blind curve, hilltop, intersection, etc..


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Post 117

Caiman raptor elk - Yes, but what if the box is REALLY big?

The start of the stay home policy here coincided with the introduction of a lower speed limit (accidentally). So: empty highway, still slower.


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Post 118

pauh, still writing

I'm glad that my Spring flowers are safe to smell.smiley - smiley


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Post 119

Pierre de la Mer ~ sometimes slightly worried but never panicking ~

Good to hear! smiley - smiley

smiley - petuniassmiley - petuniassmiley - petuniassmiley - petuniassmiley - petunias

smiley - pirate


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Post 120

Caiman raptor elk - Yes, but what if the box is REALLY big?

Watch out for the spring mounted poison Ivy! It is out to get you.


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