Saturday Morning Coffee Break

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It's been one of those years weeks............ I don't have anything. Enjoy this open thread. The usual rules apply: Don't run with sharp objects, don't pull the 'ettes pony tails and be kind to one another.

Have a great weekend!

Posted by: Misanthropic Humanitarian at 09:02 AM




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1 WTFO??

Posted by: rhennigantx at April 18, 2020 09:03 AM (JFO2v)

2
g'mornin', 'rons

Posted by: AltonJackson at April 18, 2020 09:03 AM (nbj1Q)

3 Eheu! First?

Posted by: Wolfus Aurelius at April 18, 2020 09:03 AM (rpbg1)

4 Hi

Posted by: UDM at April 18, 2020 09:03 AM (v9EIf)

5 Anyone else bored

Posted by: Tinfoilbaby at April 18, 2020 09:03 AM (N8G3E)

6 The wolf looks much like my cat Wolf. Except he's black, and good-natured, and, yanno, a cat.

Posted by: Wolfus Aurelius at April 18, 2020 09:04 AM (rpbg1)

7 Last night there were some people in the ONT complaining that they were having trouble learning programming.

I will gladly do my best to teach anyone who wants to learn. You can contact me through my linked email.

Posted by: Viridian at April 18, 2020 09:04 AM (BFlHy)

8 Conor and I approve of that picture!

Posted by: Commissar Hrothgar at April 18, 2020 09:05 AM (BiNEL)

9 So using Multiple use grocery bags is bad, and single use bags are good for reducing Rona spread.

Sunlight is good, and artificial interior lighting is bad for reducing the Rona

Interior ventilation may recycle airborne Rona particles, whereas outdoor air will not.

Automobile transportation reduces exposure to Rona, but mass transportation increases risk of infection.

Low density residential living provides separation, reducing likelihood of spreading Rona, yet high density urban living increases exposure.


Sounds like Progressives are killing people with their policies.

Posted by: Village Idiot's Apprentice at April 18, 2020 09:06 AM (caVbd)

10 Whoa

Posted by: Clyde Shelton at April 18, 2020 09:06 AM (Do5/p)

11 Don't run with sharp objects

You're not the boss of ME!

Posted by: Commissar Hrothgar at April 18, 2020 09:06 AM (BiNEL)

12 G'morning...hope the suffocation ends soon. If so, we can get to work rebuilding.

On the other hand, how bad can bankruptcy be? Lord, please let our decision-makers wake up SOON.

Posted by: CAPT Constitution at April 18, 2020 09:07 AM (IGJJa)

13 Coffee is gone but could use more.

Posted by: Skip at April 18, 2020 09:07 AM (ZCEU2)

14 Just me an' my pygmy pony
Over by the dennil floss bush

Posted by: Soylent Industries Inc. at April 18, 2020 09:07 AM (Dc2NZ)

15 Off, meat substitute sock!

Posted by: All Hail Eris, She-Wolf of the 'Ettes 'Ettes at April 18, 2020 09:08 AM (Dc2NZ)

16 'morning all y'all...

Posted by: browndog at April 18, 2020 09:08 AM (gD6Ka)

17 VIA I thing thats baked into the cake

Posted by: Skip at April 18, 2020 09:08 AM (ZCEU2)

18 Sounds like Progressives are killing people with their policies.

Posted by: Village Idiot's Apprentice at April 18, 2020 09:06 AM (caVbd)


Don't you just love it when a plan comes together!
We are on the road to a cleaner planet with fewer people and reduced emissions to help Mother Gaia!

Posted by: Commissar Hrothgar at April 18, 2020 09:08 AM (BiNEL)

19 Willowed:

Former Vice President Joe Bidens team is speaking with former first lady Michelle Obama about winning her endorsement and having her play a role in his campaign, according to a report.

We know what pretty much everyone in America does: Michelle Obama is probably the most beloved member of the Democratic Party and her support is a big deal

And that ain't no malarky! LOL
Posted by: Nevergiveup at April 18, 2020 08:53 AM (85Gof)


You know, if they thought rationally for..oh, say five seconds or so,

even the Democrattyist of Democrats would be pretty sick of the whole Obama Show by now.

Obama was a lazy fuck who screwed everything up his lame ass touched, and didn't help anyone but highly connected rich leftists get richer. When he was watching ESPN, he was playing a being the World's Celebrity.

And Big Mike? When she wasn't making kid's school lunches inedible, was flying around the world on the World Longest Girl sDay Out.

But, hey....you do your LowIQ thing, Democrats.

Posted by: naturalfake at April 18, 2020 09:08 AM (z0XD8)

20 5 Anyone else bored
Posted by: Tinfoilbaby at April 18, 2020 09:03 AM (N8G3E)

I mean, I just woke up, so not yet.

Posted by: Jordan61 at April 18, 2020 09:08 AM (OzQGF)

21 The usual rules apply...

Rules, rules, everywhere rules
Blockin' out the scenery, breakin' my mood
Do this, don't do that, can't you read, you fool?

Posted by: Clyde Shelton at April 18, 2020 09:08 AM (Do5/p)

22 Mr O'Hume..

That photograph of the wild beast startled my child


I demand to speak to your manager.

Posted by: Karen at April 18, 2020 09:09 AM (caVbd)

23 The woman who cuts my hair left a phone number on a note on the front of her barbershop. It's an answering machine, but if she knows you she'll call back. I've been a loyal customer of hers for about 20 years, so she's coming to my house to give me a cut on monday. She said she had to be careful, and was threatened with a $1000 fine if she got caught doing this. I said as far as I'm concerned, snitches get stitches.

I feel like a hero of the French Resistance for figuring out how to get a haircut. Or maybe Pablo Escobar.

Posted by: Tom Servo at April 18, 2020 09:09 AM (q3gwH)

24 Off, meat substitute sock!

Posted by: All Hail Eris, She-Wolf of the 'Ettes 'Ettes at April 18, 2020 09:08 AM (Dc2NZ)


No gruel for YOU!

Posted by: Commissar Hrothgar at April 18, 2020 09:09 AM (BiNEL)

25 We know what pretty much everyone in America does: Michelle Obama is probably the most beloved member of the Democratic Party and her support is a big deal

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HAHAHA

I love that Democrats openly and unashamedly view successful, accomplished, significant women as "chicks that married a man who accomplished something."

Posted by: Moron Robbie - hilarious April 4 photo of NYC hospital staff using their gloves and masks at April 18, 2020 09:09 AM (IwDj9)

26 She said she had to be careful, and was threatened with a $1000 fine if she got caught doing this. I said as far as I'm concerned, snitches get stitches.

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She's coming over because she's a friend of the family and has a gift for the kids.

If she happens to cut your hair while she's there, then okay.

Posted by: Moron Robbie - hilarious April 4 photo of NYC hospital staff using their gloves and masks at April 18, 2020 09:10 AM (IwDj9)

27 Mornin', all,

I sit at my dinette table, a Have Gun -- Will Travel episode on the TV, a chubby white-and-black Siberian cat curled next to my MacBook Air, and his adopted brother the black cat sprawled on his couch. Warm and sticky outside with light on-and-off rain.

I'm using the MacBook because it just works, that's all. The new Dell laptop I cured of its wonkiness by installing a wireless mouse and deactivating the useless and unreliable touchpad. Since work paid for that one, I try to use it mostly for work.

My coffee as usual is in the Cafe du Monde cup, which holds about 1/2 cup of fluid at a time, so 6 percolator cups is only like 3 average cups. I might have a few cookies, or some 1/2 price Easter rabbit chocolate.

Posted by: Wolfus Aurelius at April 18, 2020 09:11 AM (rpbg1)

28 No gruel for YOU!

Posted by: Commissar Hrothgar at April 18, 2020 09:09 AM

Broth.

Posted by: Queen Aelswith at April 18, 2020 09:11 AM (Do5/p)

29 She's coming over because she's a friend of the family and has a gift for the kids.

If she happens to cut your hair while she's there, then okay.

Posted by: Moron Robbie - hilarious April 4 photo of NYC hospital staff using their gloves and masks at April 18, 2020 09:10 AM (IwDj9)


"Back in the USSR" plays softly in the background!

Posted by: Commissar Hrothgar at April 18, 2020 09:12 AM (BiNEL)

30 7- ****

Viridian, Mrs. Constitution and I are starting to learn...we might take you up on that offer.

But when I click on the hyperlink associated with your name, I get

"404 Not Found

The path '/www.viridiangames.com' was not found."

FYSA.

Posted by: CAPT Constitution at April 18, 2020 09:12 AM (IGJJa)

31 Good morning. It's rainy and chilly here. I've come to realize that the only thing that separates one day from the next in these days of house arrest is the weather.

Posted by: bluebell at April 18, 2020 09:12 AM (/669Q)

32 Don't you just love it when a scumbag racist is in a high position of power and le's their insane views bleed into an important national program where lives are at stake?

Yeah, me neither.

https://www.foxnews.com/politics/coronavirus-researcher-pandemic-genocide-blacks-nih




Via Insty.

Posted by: naturalfake at April 18, 2020 09:12 AM (z0XD8)

33 "Back in the USSR" plays softly in the background!

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New Normal, comrade.

Posted by: Moron Robbie - hilarious April 4 photo of NYC hospital staff using their gloves and masks at April 18, 2020 09:13 AM (IwDj9)

34 I gazed up at the enormous face. Forty years it had taken me to learn what kind of smile was hidden beneath the dark moustache. O cruel, needless misunderstanding! O stubborn, self-willed exile from the loving breast! Two gin-scented tears trickle down the sides of my nose. But it was all right, everything was all right, the struggle was finished. I had won the victory over myself. I love Frank Zappa.

More coffee.

Posted by: Hairyback Guy at April 18, 2020 09:13 AM (Z+IKu)

35
She's coming over because she's a friend of the family and has a gift for the kids.

Nein!!! Ist verboten!!!

Posted by: Obergruppenfuehrer Whitmer at April 18, 2020 09:13 AM (nbj1Q)

36 https://tinyurl.com/yctojsmn
Powerline-Week in pictures

Posted by: Skip at April 18, 2020 09:13 AM (ZCEU2)

37 The woman who cuts my hair left a phone number on a note on the front of her barbershop. It's an answering machine, but if she knows you she'll call back. I've been a loyal customer of hers for about 20 years, so she's coming to my house to give me a cut on monday. She said she had to be careful, and was threatened with a $1000 fine if she got caught doing this. I said as far as I'm concerned, snitches get stitches.

I feel like a hero of the French Resistance for figuring out how to get a haircut. Or maybe Pablo Escobar.
Posted by: Tom Servo at April 18, 2020


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I need to try this. I've been going to my barber, except for my time in Denver, for more than 30 years. Last year I found a rain hat to replace his ancient one and gave it to him for Christmas. His health is not the very best, but if he can't do it, he can probably steer me to someone who can.

Posted by: Wolfus Aurelius at April 18, 2020 09:13 AM (rpbg1)

38 Broth.
Posted by: Queen Aelswith at April 18, 2020 09:11 AM (Do5/p)

I had a bowl of steam

Posted by: rhennigantx at April 18, 2020 09:14 AM (JFO2v)

39 Well, our goal is to finish the last of the new house touch up today, and be able to get our furniture on Monday.

Sleeping in an empty house on air mattresses during the Rona vacation period has been less than ideal.

Later, all.

Posted by: Village Idiot's Apprentice at April 18, 2020 09:14 AM (caVbd)

40 I would love a haircut or 100.

Posted by: Cosmic Charlie at April 18, 2020 09:14 AM (PUmDY)

41 33 "Back in the USSR" plays softly in the background!

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New Normal, comrade.
Posted by: Moron Robbie - hilarious April 4 photo of NYC hospital staff using their gloves and masks at April 18, 2020 09:13 AM (IwDj9)

them georgia girls are always on my my my mind

Posted by: rhennigantx at April 18, 2020 09:15 AM (JFO2v)

42 11 Don't run with sharp objects

You're not the boss of ME!

Posted by: Commissar Hrothgar at April 18, 2020 09:06 AM (BiNEL)


Assume the position, stool, corner.
You know the drill

Posted by: Misanthropic Humanitarian at April 18, 2020 09:15 AM (aA3+G)

43 So I just saw this morning the Dan Crenshaw fact-check smackdown of Jennifer Rubin that Mollie Hemingway tweeted out.

I think he Tweeted that Wednesday or Thursday.

Was that talked about here in a post and I just missed it?

I thought it was a pretty righteous smackdown and felt that it was inspired by President Trump. We never saw Republicans go after the media like the Crenshaw post prior to Trump coming on the scene and bitch-slapping them.

Posted by: Clyde Shelton at April 18, 2020 09:15 AM (Do5/p)

44 Good morning. It's rainy and chilly here. I've come to realize that the only thing that separates one day from the next in these days of house arrest is the weather.

Posted by: bluebell at April 18, 2020


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True, if your weather ever changes. We in the Pesthole have moved into the Era of "78-80 at night, 85-95 in the daytime, 30% chance of rain" that will last without much change until December. Gah, I hate this place.

Posted by: Wolfus Aurelius at April 18, 2020 09:15 AM (rpbg1)

45 just random stuff from my bored mind....
Y'know that saying... Third times the charm?
Germany has lost twice.
I wonder if I could make a rag doll stuffed with dryer lint.
I saw a picture of bacon. Woven strips of bacon, arranged in the shape of a surgical mask. Now I want a bacon mask.
I really need to check if I have a pitchfork.
Chocolate Easter bunny has zero calories if eaten more than 2 days after easter. This is science!

Posted by: Madamemayhem (uppity wench) at April 18, 2020 09:15 AM (myjNJ)

46 Well wife just called from hospital jail. She said both arms are swollen. Isn't too optimistic that she'll get sprung today. Damnit.

Posted by: olddog in mo, F*ck BofA & uckfay ancercay at April 18, 2020 09:16 AM (Dhht7)

47 Another day at home, and raining. Coffee allotment consumed.Guess I'll 'clean out the garage' and do some reloading for when I can go to the range.(And mornin' horde)

Posted by: FrodoB-
cause I am at April 18, 2020 09:16 AM (dQF3z)

48 She said she had to be careful, and was threatened with a $1000 fine if she got caught doing this.

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Could you imagine how f*cked we would be if individual law enforcement officers were willing to enforce this kind of thing?

Think about them ticketing people watching a sunset, or going out on a boat, or arresting people who are driving in their cars just because they're driving in their cars on "non-essential" activities.

*shudder*

Posted by: Moron Robbie - hilarious April 4 photo of NYC hospital staff using their gloves and masks at April 18, 2020 09:16 AM (IwDj9)

49 31 Good morning. It's rainy and chilly here. I've come to realize that the only thing that separates one day from the next in these days of house arrest is the weather.

Posted by: bluebell at April 18, 2020 09:12 AM (/669Q)

Even that starts to blend into an unremarkable period of sedation

Posted by: Misanthropic Humanitarian at April 18, 2020 09:16 AM (aA3+G)

50 Darn, olddog, I'm sorry to hear that. Hope she gets home soon.

Posted by: bluebell at April 18, 2020 09:17 AM (/669Q)

51
I saw A Haircut or !00 open for Haircut 100 at AWH in 1981.

Posted by: naturalfake at April 18, 2020 09:17 AM (z0XD8)

52 There was a funny post on NextDoor from some guy who tried to give himself a haircut. He said his "quarantine cut" went horribly horribly wrong and he was begging someone to come and at least remove the circus freak aspect.

Posted by: bluebell at April 18, 2020 09:18 AM (/669Q)

53 > don't pull the 'ettes pony tails


what about wedgies
you didn't say anything about wedgies

Posted by: DB- just DB. at April 18, 2020 09:18 AM (iTXRQ)

54 CAPT Constitution, thanks for letting me know. I think I fixed the link , but it lLooks like the email address we put in when we post isn't publicly viewable.
You can email me at anthony dot salter at symbol gmail dot com.

Posted by: Viridian at April 18, 2020 09:18 AM (BFlHy)

55 Broth.

Posted by: Queen Aelswith at April 18, 2020 09:11 AM (Do5/p)


Well, maybe weak broth for you!

Posted by: Commissar Hrothgar at April 18, 2020 09:19 AM (BiNEL)

56 That is sad olddog, better out of there than in.

Posted by: Skip at April 18, 2020 09:19 AM (ZCEU2)

57 Love plus one is a great tune.

Posted by: Cosmic Charlie at April 18, 2020 09:19 AM (PUmDY)

58 Posted by: olddog in mo, F*ck BofA & uckfay ancercay at April 18, 2020 09:16 AM (Dhht7)

Ugh, that sucks olddog!

Posted by: Jordan61 at April 18, 2020 09:20 AM (OzQGF)

59 Thanks, bluebell. Hospital not allowing visitors. She's not coping too well with that. She misses her family and we miss her.

Posted by: olddog in mo, F*ck BofA & uckfay ancercay at April 18, 2020 09:21 AM (Dhht7)

60 So the Zappa flame is still lit, eh? Gotta love it.

Posted by: Pete Seria at April 18, 2020 09:21 AM (7ZQe3)

61 I had won the victory over myself. I love Frank Zappa.

More coffee.
Posted by: Hairyback Guy at April 18, 2020 09:13 AM (Z+IKu)


I lol'd.

Posted by: hogmartin at April 18, 2020 09:23 AM (t+qrx)

62 Shake your ponytail

Posted by: Cosmic Charlie at April 18, 2020 09:24 AM (PUmDY)

63 Posted by: Misanthropic Humanitarian at April 18, 2020 09:15 AM (aA3+G)

Darn you caught me, assumes the position and faces the wall.

Posted by: Commissar Hrothgar at April 18, 2020 09:25 AM (BiNEL)

64 it lLooks like the email address we put in when we post isn't publicly viewable.
You can email me at anthony dot salter at symbol gmail dot com.
Posted by: Viridian at April 18, 2020 09:18 AM (BFlHy)


You can prefix the address in the URL field with the scheme, and it will work:

me@address.com -> mailto:me@address.com

It will get a stupendous amount of spam though.

Posted by: hogmartin at April 18, 2020 09:25 AM (t+qrx)

65 Splash page is BLEW.

Posted by: Brave Sir Robin at April 18, 2020 09:26 AM (7Fj9P)

66
Welp. Gotta get going to forage for things and dinner.


You gotta song about this don't you, Harry Nillson?

Yes, you do.

Sing it, man!


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6jRh2PRa1tU

Posted by: naturalfake at April 18, 2020 09:26 AM (z0XD8)

67 60 So the Zappa flame is still lit, eh? Gotta love it.
Posted by: Pete Seria at April 18, 2020 09:21 AM (7ZQe3)


I'll be honest Pete, putting together a lighthearted thread without Kung flu stuff is damn near impossible.

I'm sick and fucking tired of living in the "home of the free and land of the brave"

Posted by: Misanthropic Humanitarian at April 18, 2020 09:26 AM (aA3+G)

68 The Mayor of Las Vegas had a press conference yesterday beseeching the governor to open the state. She called out the lunacy of shutting down a state of 3 million. There have been a total of 151 deaths in all of Nevada.

Posted by: Cheriebebe at April 18, 2020 09:26 AM (Xt7n2)

69 63 Posted by: Misanthropic Humanitarian at April 18, 2020 09:15 AM (aA3+G)

Darn you caught me, assumes the position and faces the wall.
Posted by: Commissar Hrothgar at April 18, 2020 09:25 AM (BiNEL)


You learned your lesson.
Time out over.


Posted by: Misanthropic Humanitarian at April 18, 2020 09:27 AM (aA3+G)

70 Well that just sucks, olddog. Can you get an electronic device delivered there so she can do face time? Probably not allowed either.

Posted by: My life is insanity at April 18, 2020 09:27 AM (Z/jzm)

71 Olddog...prayers to you all.

Veridian...link fixed. Thank you for the email addy. I'm a long time lurker here (this post is only my fifth ever), and I appreciate the trust. We're doing Udemy classes to start, but I'll pick your brain via the email you gave.

Posted by: CAPT Constitution at April 18, 2020 09:27 AM (IGJJa)

72 67 60 So the Zappa flame is still lit, eh? Gotta love it.
Posted by: Pete Seria at April 18, 2020 09:21 AM (7ZQe3)

How about Dynamo Humm?

Posted by: jwest at April 18, 2020 09:27 AM (mrrpT)

73 A prayer request to the horde

Life flight helicopter landed across the street from my house last night. Had heard sirens earlier but didnt know why.

Just got a phone call from friend. 13 year old girl riding a bike last night was hit by a car.

Doctor told mom little girl isnt going to make it this morning and they should remove life support. Mom doesnt believe it and won't give permission.

Utterly horrific and awful.

Fk!

Posted by: weirdflunky at April 18, 2020 09:28 AM (cknjq)

74 Throw your precious gifts in the air

Posted by: Cosmic Charlie at April 18, 2020 09:28 AM (PUmDY)

75 Obesity seems to be the biggest risk factor for ChinaVirus for those under 60. The more PC minded will say "the disease of obesity".


"CDC found that among 178 adult patients with data on underlying conditions as of March 30, the vast majority had one or more underlying conditions. The most common underlying conditions in order were hypertension closely followed by obesity. (The other conditions that followed were chronic lung disease, diabetes mellitus and cardiovascular disease.)"

Posted by: illiniwek at April 18, 2020 09:28 AM (Cus5s)

76 CAPT Constitution, Udemy is pretty good, I've taken some classes from there. It can always be helpful to have someone live to ask questions of, and I'd be happy to.

Posted by: Viridian at April 18, 2020 09:29 AM (BFlHy)

77 Just got a phone call from friend. 13 year old girl riding a bike last night was hit by a car.

Doctor told mom little girl isnt going to make it this morning and they should remove life support. Mom doesnt believe it and won't give permission.

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Holy cow. That's close to our oldest. I can't imagine.

Posted by: Moron Robbie - hilarious April 4 photo of NYC hospital staff using their gloves and masks at April 18, 2020 09:29 AM (IwDj9)

78 Oh weirdflunky, that's horrible. Horrible. I will pray for that little girl and her family. What a terrible decision to have to make.

Posted by: bluebell at April 18, 2020 09:29 AM (/669Q)

79 Can you get an electronic device delivered there so she can do face time? Probably not allowed either.

Posted by: My life is insanity at April 18, 2020 09:27 AM
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She has her phone, but doesn't like face time. Said her hair is a mess. LOL.

Posted by: olddog in mo, F*ck BofA & uckfay ancercay at April 18, 2020 09:30 AM (Dhht7)

80 I detest my governor, Ralph Northam. He said he didn't want to get into a Twitter argument with those protesting to open things back up. He doesn't need Twitter all he has to do is open his front window. The protesters are about a hundred feet from his executive mansion. The guy is really scummy not to mention evil.

Posted by: The man who would be Paul Drake at April 18, 2020 09:30 AM (FsgBK)

81 62 Shake your ponytail
Posted by: Cosmic Charlie at April 18, 2020 09:24 AM (PUmDY)

My hair is pretty long right now. I could probably rock a ponytail.

Posted by: Jordan61 at April 18, 2020 09:31 AM (OzQGF)

82 This morning is starting out as lousy as yesterday's ended. (Mom's delusions the past few days are causing some serious upset) This morning she accidently dropped her juice glass and it shattered. everywhere. So very glad I was barefoot

I guess I'm cleaning the kitchen floor before anything else gets done today

Posted by: My life is insanity at April 18, 2020 09:31 AM (Z/jzm)

83 I've been trimming my hair -- which even at slightly past 29 is still thick -- with the old Hair-Wiz gadget from the '60s. I've bought newer blades, and they are not razor-sharp, or maybe my hair is coarser than it was in 1970. But I can at least take some of the thickness out, then shower to get rid of the bits of hair.

The Commander Riker-stye beard gets sheared with a Wahl trimmer. And then I shave every 36-48 hours with one of several vintage safety razors and either soap or cream. The barbershop experience, sort of, without the price tag.

I still want a real haircut.

Posted by: Wolfus Aurelius at April 18, 2020 09:31 AM (rpbg1)

84 Rough morning here. Prayers up.

Posted by: Brave Sir Robin at April 18, 2020 09:31 AM (7Fj9P)

85 This is such a gloomy day here, and such a gloomy prospekt ahead of us, I thought I'd lighten the day with some Russian thoughts:

And how we burned in the camps later, thinking: What would things have been like if every security operative, when he went out at night to make an arrest, had been uncertain whether he would return alive and had to say goodbye to his family? Or if, during periods of mass arrests, as for example in Leningrad, when they arrested a quarter of the entire city, people had not simply sat there in their lairs, paling with terror at every bang of the downstairs door and at every step on the staircase, but had understood they had nothing left to lose and had boldly set up in the downstairs hall an ambush of half a dozen people with axes, hammers, pokers, or whatever else was at hand? After all, you knew ahead of time that those bluecaps were out at night for no good purpose. And you could be sure ahead of time that you'd be cracking the skull of a cutthroat.

~Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn, The Gulag Archipelago 1918-1956

At least, we are not quite there...

yet!

Posted by: Commissar Karenina at April 18, 2020 09:31 AM (BiNEL)

86 That link in the ONT about the Wisconsin teen threatened by the police. My God. If that doesn't horrify you...

Posted by: Dan Smoot's Apprentice at April 18, 2020 09:32 AM (H8QX8)

87 >>She has her phone, but doesn't like face time. Said her hair is a mess. LOL.
Posted by: olddog

Ha! Tell her to borrow a nurses hat

Posted by: My life is insanity at April 18, 2020 09:32 AM (Z/jzm)

88 Models show on day 43 of the lock-down the blogs will run out of things to discuss. And that is when the pandemonium and riots start and things get truly ugly.

Posted by: Ripley at April 18, 2020 09:33 AM (MxEKc)

89 She has her phone, but doesn't like face time. Said her hair is a mess. LOL.

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True.
Love.

Posted by: Moron Robbie - hilarious April 4 photo of NYC hospital staff using their gloves and masks at April 18, 2020 09:33 AM (IwDj9)

90 Weirdflunky, that is so awful. Prayers from here as well

Posted by: My life is insanity at April 18, 2020 09:33 AM (Z/jzm)

91 I love Roxy Music.

Posted by: Cosmic Charlie at April 18, 2020 09:34 AM (PUmDY)

92 Posted by: weirdflunky at April 18, 2020 09:28 AM (cknjq)

Oh no, that's awful! Poor girl, poor family. Prayers up.

Posted by: Jordan61 at April 18, 2020 09:34 AM (OzQGF)

93 Thanks for the week in pictures, Skip

Posted by: All Hail Eris, She-Wolf of the 'Ettes 'Ettes at April 18, 2020 09:34 AM (Dc2NZ)

94 Posted by: Misanthropic Humanitarian at April 18, 2020 09:27 AM (aA3+G)

Thanks, now I can drop the pseudonym!

Posted by: Commissar Hrothgar at April 18, 2020 09:35 AM (BiNEL)

95 Everyone s a bit grouchy lately. It makes me realize why people in communist countries are grim and humorless

Posted by: LASue at April 18, 2020 09:35 AM (Ed8Zd)

96 RE: the angry canid photo at the top:

Richard Pryor would caption that, "You think I'm SMILIN' at you, mothaf***er?"

Posted by: mnw at April 18, 2020 09:36 AM (Cssks)

97 Models show on day 43 of the lock-down the blogs will run out of things to discuss. And that is when the pandemonium and riots start and things get truly ugly.

Posted by: Ripley at April 18, 2020 09:33 AM (MxEKc)


What are the error bars of that projection?

Posted by: Commissar Hrothgar at April 18, 2020 09:36 AM (BiNEL)

98 Ha! Tell her to borrow a nurses hat

Posted by: My life is insanity at April 18, 2020 09:32
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Hahaha. Haven't seen a nurses hat since the 70's.

Posted by: olddog in mo, F*ck BofA & uckfay ancercay at April 18, 2020 09:36 AM (Dhht7)

99 Thinking about dinner tonight. Yesterday I picked up some French bread and lean ground beef at Tar-zhay, so Linda and I can have that with some seasoning, cheese, and green chiles mixed in. She has part of a "big salad" (Hi, Elaine!) left over from last night, and I can have some soup.

And then . . . ice cream!

Posted by: Wolfus Aurelius at April 18, 2020 09:36 AM (rpbg1)

100
Everyone is marking their calendars for when barber shops, hair dressers and nail salons can reopen.

Posted by: Hadrian the Seventh at April 18, 2020 09:36 AM (mht8P)

101 My parents and sister used to shy away from me in the mornings because they thought I woke up grouchy, and they began adding a little coffee to my milk at breakfast

Posted by: San Franpsycho at April 18, 2020 09:36 AM (EZebt)

102 Wear a mask like a yarmulke.

Posted by: Moron Robbie - hilarious April 4 photo of NYC hospital staff using their gloves and masks at April 18, 2020 09:37 AM (IwDj9)

103 I'm sick and fucking tired of living in the "home of the free and land of the brave"
Posted by: Misanthropic Humanitarian at April 18, 2020 09:26 AM (aA3+G)
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{{MisHum}}

Americans are law-abiding, until they aren't. Has always been thus. I'm more optimistic.

Posted by: All Hail Eris, She-Wolf of the 'Ettes 'Ettes at April 18, 2020 09:38 AM (Dc2NZ)

104 That link in the ONT about the Wisconsin teen threatened by the police. My God. If that doesn't horrify you...

Posted by: Dan Smoot's Apprentice at April 18, 2020 09:32 AM (H8QX


I seem to recall that there was a another such incident (which I can't source right now), equally scary, but welcome to the new normal, comrade!

Posted by: Commissar Hrothgar at April 18, 2020 09:38 AM (BiNEL)

105 Hadrian

and dog groomers!

Posted by: mnw at April 18, 2020 09:38 AM (Cssks)

106 We're in a war. I'm convinced of it. They want us crushed and bereft and dependent. And they're achieving it. If Trump can't be the figure who recognizes the nature of the war and rallies the fight then we find someone who can and will.

Posted by: Dan Smoot's Apprentice at April 18, 2020 09:38 AM (H8QX8)

107 >>My parents and sister used to shy away from me in the mornings because they thought I woke up grouchy, and they began adding a little coffee to my milk at breakfast
Posted by: San Franpsycho at April 18, 2020 09:36 AM (EZebt)

Now that's funny.

Posted by: My life is insanity at April 18, 2020 09:38 AM (Z/jzm)

108 Everyone is marking their calendars for when barber shops, hair dressers and nail salons can reopen.
Posted by: Hadrian the Seventh at April 18, 2020 09:36 AM (mht8P)

Yes! My nails are getting long, too. It makes taking out my contact lenses problematic. I'm gonna have to give myself a manicure this weekend.

Posted by: Jordan61 at April 18, 2020 09:39 AM (OzQGF)

109 Off to visit Mom and get some sunshine. See you cats 'n' kittens later.

Posted by: All Hail Eris, She-Wolf of the 'Ettes 'Ettes at April 18, 2020 09:39 AM (Dc2NZ)

110 My parents and sister used to shy away from me in the mornings because they thought I woke up grouchy, and they began adding a little coffee to my milk at breakfast
Posted by: San Franpsycho at April 18, 2020


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I didn't start drinking coffee on a regujlar basis until I was about 23. 'Struth. I'd miss it now, not least because I know I'd have caffeine-withdrawal headaches.

When I first get up I make a point of drinking a glass of cold water while the coffee brews. It eliminates the dehydration from sleeping 7 hours with no moisture coming in, and I feel better immediately.

Posted by: Wolfus Aurelius at April 18, 2020 09:40 AM (rpbg1)

111 Enjoy and Cherish, Eris!

Posted by: My life is insanity at April 18, 2020 09:40 AM (Z/jzm)

112 Prayers for all y'all this morning. Coffee in bed with pets. I'm a retired introvert so not much different for me personally (yet). Trying not to let the horrors of the larger picture get to me. Saw my son briefly this morning, so that helped.

Clyde Shelton and Vendette and others, have appreciated your thoughts on us intros being forced to be alone. I am in two choirs at my church which is of course shut down (bishop, not governor) and that was my social interaction three times a week. Will be really grateful to have that back again.

Posted by: skywch at April 18, 2020 09:40 AM (Y/Ps0)

113 She's coming over because she's a friend of the family and has a gift for the kids.

If she happens to cut your hair while she's there, then okay.
Posted by: Moron Robbie - hilarious April 4 photo of NYC hospital staff using their gloves and masks at April 18, 2020 09:10 AM (IwDj9)

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And the next thing you know, you're in a Soviet-style economy.

Posted by: San Franpsycho at April 18, 2020 09:40 AM (EZebt)

114 Trying to decide go to store when its more ctowded for the spectacle or just quick trip in and out, but definitely going decked out

Posted by: Skip at April 18, 2020 09:40 AM (ZCEU2)

115 And the next thing you know, you're in a Soviet-style economy.

Posted by: San Franpsycho at April 18, 2020 09:40 AM (EZebt)

--

(waves from last month)

Posted by: Moron Robbie - hilarious April 4 photo of NYC hospital staff using their gloves and masks at April 18, 2020 09:41 AM (IwDj9)

116 My parents and sister used to shy away from me in the mornings because they thought I woke up grouchy, and they began adding a little coffee to my milk at breakfast
Posted by: San Franpsycho at April 18, 2020


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That right there was the problem. Shoulda let him sleep.

Posted by: Wolfus Aurelius at April 18, 2020 09:41 AM (rpbg1)

117 Posted by: All Hail Eris, She-Wolf of the 'Ettes 'Ettes at April 18, 2020 09:38 AM (Dc2NZ)

Great line from someone here, wish it were mine, went something like (reposted from EMT):

~Our law-abiding forefathers started a war with the most powerful authoritarian government in the entire world over a "proposed" tax rate of about 1% and the institution of common sense gun control! ~

Posted by: Commissar Hrothgar at April 18, 2020 09:41 AM (BiNEL)

118 We both have our jobs and we're all healthy (mostly) and we got a refund (I don't qualify for the $1200 due to apparently being highly wealthy...too bad no one let my bank account know...but my husband does and we have dependents, so it was about $2100). So I feel bad complaining, because it could be MUCH worse.

But homeschooling while working isn't easy, either. My work day is like 16 hours long because I have to fit in my work where I can around the school duties. And at work, we've received no schedule relief on any of our intermediate hardware and software delivery milestones even though our major milestone has slipped almost a year.

Plus, I actually like my coworkers. Most of us are lifers, so I've worked with some of these guys for 10-15 years. I miss them.

And there's a big difference between hanging out in your house because you don't feel like going out, and hanging out in your house because you have to. With the schools closed through the end of the year, even if work reopens, I'll be stuck home until daycare options for 8yos open. (The 3yo is still in daycare.)

I feel like I just want to jump out of my skin.

Posted by: Mrs. Peel at April 18, 2020 09:41 AM (rWZ8Y)

119 Posted by: Commissar Hrothgar at April 18, 2020 09:12 AM (BiNEL)

*doffs dunce cap*

Posted by: San Franpsycho at April 18, 2020 09:41 AM (EZebt)

120 103 I'm sick and fucking tired of living in the "home of the free and land of the brave"
Posted by: Misanthropic Humanitarian at April 18, 2020 09:26 AM (aA3+G)
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{{MisHum}}

Americans are law-abiding, until they aren't. Has always been thus. I'm more optimistic.
Posted by: All Hail Eris, She-Wolf of the 'Ettes 'Ettes at April 18, 2020 09:38 AM (Dc2NZ)


The emotional toll and financial toll will injure and harm more than all of the Kung flu deaths.

I won't get into the details but our Pastor is on the side of Tony Evers.

Posted by: Misanthropic Humanitarian at April 18, 2020 09:41 AM (aA3+G)

121 Good morning, Horde!

Not sure what I'm going to do today. It's cold enough outside that I don't want to start on a drainage project I've got planned.

At least I Face Timed with all my kids, their spouses and the grandlovies this morning.

Now what?

Posted by: Ladyl at April 18, 2020 09:41 AM (TdMsT)

122 BTW, it is not "the new normal"; it is "the temporary abnormal".
The normal shall rise again!

Posted by: The man who would be Paul Drake at April 18, 2020 09:42 AM (FsgBK)

123 76 CAPT Constitution, Udemy is pretty good, I've taken some classes from there. It can always be helpful to have someone live to ask questions of, and I'd be happy to.
Posted by: Viridian at April 18, 2020 09:29 AM (BFlHy)

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I'm working my way through a Python class on Udemy. It's been really good so far.

One thing about Udemy. Their courses go on sale all the time. When I first looked at the Python course, it was $180. A week later it was $12. So, if there's a class that looks interesting, but is too expensive, just keep checking back. Odds are, sooner or later it will go on sale cheap.

Posted by: No One of Consequence at April 18, 2020 09:43 AM (CAJOC)

124 (I don't qualify for the $1200 due to apparently being highly wealthy

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I love that people who have been paying taxes on $100K+ for years don't get sh*t, but 5th generation welfare recipients who cost $100K+ for years do.

Posted by: Moron Robbie - hilarious April 4 photo of NYC hospital staff using their gloves and masks at April 18, 2020 09:43 AM (IwDj9)

125 It eliminates the dehydration from sleeping 7 hours with no moisture coming in, and I feel better immediately.

Posted by: Wolfus Aurelius at April 18, 2020 09:40 AM (rpbg1)


DaughterH keeps telling me that beer and coffee are not really hydration. Are you saying I should pay attention to her?

Posted by: Commissar Hrothgar at April 18, 2020 09:44 AM (BiNEL)

126
You should proudly show your solidarity with New York City by losing your job and being locked up for an indeterminate term!

Posted by: Hadrian the Seventh at April 18, 2020 09:44 AM (mht8P)

127 108 Everyone is marking their calendars for when barber shops, hair dressers and nail salons can reopen.
Posted by: Hadrian the Seventh at April 18, 2020 09:36 AM (mht8P)


If your hairdresser, manicurist and masseuse haven't called and offered to come to your home, you're not tipping enough.

Posted by: jwest at April 18, 2020 09:44 AM (mrrpT)

128 And there's a big difference between hanging out in your house because you don't feel like going out, and hanging out in your house because you have to. With the schools closed through the end of the year, even if work reopens, I'll be stuck home until daycare options for 8yos open. (The 3yo is still in daycare.)

I feel like I just want to jump out of my skin.
Posted by: Mrs. Peel at April 18, 2020


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Especially when you've lived in the same apartment since 2002 and have looked at every wall and bit of carpet 18 x 365 x 1000 times, whatever that comes to. I find myself manufacturing excuses to get in the car and drive to the grocery -- 15 miles away.

Posted by: Wolfus Aurelius at April 18, 2020 09:44 AM (rpbg1)

129 124 Socalism mindset has taken root

Posted by: Skip at April 18, 2020 09:45 AM (ZCEU2)

130 >>I won't get into the details but our Pastor is on the side of Tony Evers.
Posted by: Misanthropic Humanitarian at April 18, 2020 09:41 AM (aA3+G)

The Archbishop of Milwaukee diocese is as well. Lots of churches posting mass online. Not quite the same. Our church has sent out mailings to not forget about weekly offerings.

Posted by: My life is insanity at April 18, 2020 09:45 AM (Z/jzm)

131 Now what?

Posted by: Ladyl at April 18, 2020 09:41 AM (TdMsT)

Kick back w/a bourbon and a cigar.

Posted by: BignJames at April 18, 2020 09:45 AM (X/Pw5)

132 I love that people who have been paying taxes on $100K+ for years don't get sh*t, but 5th generation welfare recipients who cost $100K+ for years do.

Posted by: Moron Robbie - hilarious April 4 photo of NYC hospital staff using their gloves and masks at April 18, 2020 09:43 AM (IwDj9)


Best part is the this isn't really the "new normal", but has been deemed normal for the past few decades!

Posted by: Commissar Hrothgar at April 18, 2020 09:45 AM (BiNEL)

133 It eliminates the dehydration from sleeping 7 hours with no moisture coming in, and I feel better immediately.

Posted by: Wolfus Aurelius at April 18, 2020 09:40 AM (rpbg1)

DaughterH keeps telling me that beer and coffee are not really hydration. Are you saying I should pay attention to her?
Posted by: Commissar Hrothgar at April 18, 2020


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Prolly you should. I recall an old saying that you don't drink beer, you rent it, and the same is true of coffee.

Posted by: Wolfus Aurelius at April 18, 2020 09:45 AM (rpbg1)

134 Everyone is marking their calendars for when barber shops, hair dressers and nail salons can reopen.
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My wife's regular stylist started cutting hair out of her home. It could get her license ganked if anyone ratted on her. She cut my hair and our youngest daughters, as well as my wife's. She was well comped. Network around; you might get lucky, comrades!

Posted by: Brave Sir Robin at April 18, 2020 09:46 AM (7Fj9P)

135 125 It eliminates the dehydration from sleeping 7 hours with no moisture coming in, and I feel better immediately.

Posted by: Wolfus Aurelius at April 18, 2020 09:40 AM (rpbg1)

DaughterH keeps telling me that beer and coffee are not really hydration. Are you saying I should pay attention to her?
Posted by: Commissar Hrothgar at April 18, 2020 09:44 AM (BiNEL)


Repeat after me, "Daughter H you are not the boss of me"

Posted by: Misanthropic Humanitarian at April 18, 2020 09:46 AM (aA3+G)

136 New Normal
New Deal
New Green Deal

It is just the Wilson and FDR years recycled via the media. It is the same old tired useup slogans and sayings that make light of the misery and pain. Every Progressive is saying that they could makes things just a teeny tiny bit better if they had more money, more power, more laws, more regulations, or more control.

Karens are just the Telescreens in human form.

Posted by: rhennigantx at April 18, 2020 09:46 AM (JFO2v)

137 I finally found yeast today. It was in packets rather than jars, but beggars can't be choosers.

Posted by: No One of Consequence at April 18, 2020 09:46 AM (CAJOC)

138 saf made fun of me having said I got my hair cut week before this started.
Who is getting last laugh now?

Posted by: Skip at April 18, 2020 09:47 AM (ZCEU2)

139 It's raining, so I guess I'll sew masks and listen to audible.

I'd clean out basement junk but the City (Alexandria) can't manage more than the smallest trash pick up while sending out surveys on the best ways to increase density.

Posted by: dagny, first of her name at April 18, 2020 09:47 AM (nRWPy)

140 The emotional toll and financial toll will injure and harm more than all of the Kung flu deaths.

I won't get into the details but our Pastor is on the side of Tony Evers.
Posted by: Misanthropic Humanitarian at April 18, 2020 09:41 AM (aA3+G)

Deaths were up about 300k the first 2 years of the Obama Great Recession.

Posted by: rhennigantx at April 18, 2020 09:48 AM (JFO2v)

141 I finally found yeast today. It was in packets rather than jars, but beggars can't be choosers.

--

FWIW, yeast lasts a LONG time. When you find it again buy a few jars. Some morons were talking about it lasting indefinitely in the freezer, and I have personally made decent bread with some that was five years past the expiration date and just kept in a pantry closet. It had been opened, too, probably for five years.

Posted by: Moron Robbie - hilarious April 4 photo of NYC hospital staff using their gloves and masks at April 18, 2020 09:48 AM (IwDj9)

142 "After all, you knew ahead of time that those bluecaps were out at
night for no good purpose. And you could be sure ahead of time that
you'd be cracking the skull of a cutthroat.~Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn, The Gulag Archipelago 1918-1956 --At least, we are not quite there...
yet!"

Our GOOG/FB BlueCheckmarked shadow men have other methods now ... digital control, accounts restricted or deleted, news "fact-checked" by W.H.O. type propagandists, loans based on a social credit score ...


They won't come to take our guns, we will have to hunt them down in their castles ... or destroy all their workers at the BigGov offices (Lois Lerner types, but much worse, more direct, no legal recourse).

Posted by: illiniwek at April 18, 2020 09:49 AM (Cus5s)

143 (waves from last month)

Posted by: Moron Robbie - hilarious April 4 photo of NYC hospital staff using their gloves and masks at April 18, 2020 09:41 AM (IwDj9)

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I was an early reader. Slow. But early.

Posted by: San Franpsycho at April 18, 2020 09:49 AM (EZebt)

144
Yes! My nails are getting long, too. It makes taking out my contact lenses problematic. I'm gonna have to give myself a manicure this weekend.
Posted by: Jordan61 at April 18, 2020 09:39 AM (OzQGF)


Hi Jordan!

I cut my nails as short as I could last week.

I thought--who is going to see them?

Posted by: Ladyl at April 18, 2020 09:49 AM (TdMsT)

145 Now what?
Posted by: Ladyl at April 18, 2020 09:41 AM (TdMsT)


Digging ditches in the cold is good discipline and training for the "new normal"!

Posted by: Commissar Hrothgar at April 18, 2020 09:50 AM (BiNEL)

146 Wife refrigerates the yeast and she uses it alot.

Posted by: Skip at April 18, 2020 09:50 AM (ZCEU2)

147 My hair has been long enough to braid, so this few extra inches isn't a big deal. I've never colored my few *cough* grays, so I don't have that issue either. But I feel for all of you who have kept your hair shorter. There's always that interim period where you just cant stand it, if you wait long enough, it morphs into I can tolerate this .

Posted by: My life is insanity at April 18, 2020 09:51 AM (Z/jzm)

148 23
The woman who cuts my hair left.....
When I lost my barber, I figured out how to cut my own hair. The trick is don't use a mirror when cutting. I sit reading comments here and pull little tufts of hair away from my head and snip them off with a sharp dedicated scissors. Takes maybe a half hour and I'll do a little more the next day if needed.
I fully expected comments about having the worst hair cut in the world. Been doing this for a year and haven't heard a single comment of any type. Maybe it's the hat.

Posted by: FlimFlammed at April 18, 2020 09:51 AM (ZTDnL)

149 Yeah, we make enough money that we don't qualify for any kind of help, but not enough that the various expenses of having a kid with special needs are trivial. Personally, I'd prefer a solution where the degree to which my pocket is picked for entitlements etc. is reduced over a solution where the income level to qualify for support is raised.

Well, got to shower and hit the grocery store for my weekly outing. Then I need to catch up on all the work I couldn't get done this week. Maybe later I'll shut myself in my bedroom where the kids can't get to me and cry.

Posted by: Mrs. Peel at April 18, 2020 09:51 AM (rWZ8Y)

150 Clyde Shelton and Vendette and others, have
appreciated your thoughts on us intros being forced to be alone. I am in
two choirs at my church which is of course shut down (bishop, not
governor) and that was my social interaction three times a week. Will be
really grateful to have that back again.

Posted by: skywch at April 18, 2020 09:40 AM (Y/Ps0)

My mom has no problem staying at home for long periods and even she's getting agitated. My dad is an extrovert extraordinaire and he does all the shopping now just so he can have his social hour.

Posted by: Vendette at April 18, 2020 09:52 AM (nRNOc)

151 I thought--who is going to see them?
Posted by: Ladyl at April 18, 2020 09:49 AM (TdMsT)

Hm. Well I'm still going to work but I don't really give a rat's ass what any of them think.

Posted by: Jordan61 at April 18, 2020 09:52 AM (OzQGF)

152 144
Yes! My nails are getting long, too. It makes taking out my contact lenses problematic. I'm gonna have to give myself a manicure this weekend.
Posted by: Jordan61 at April 18, 2020 09:39 AM (OzQGF)


Hi Jordan!

I cut my nails as short as I could last week.

I thought--who is going to see them?
Posted by: Ladyl at April 18, 2020 09:49 AM (TdMsT)

I know of a way you can solve that problem but it hurts quite badly.

Posted by: Misanthropic Humanitarian at April 18, 2020 09:52 AM (aA3+G)

153 Just proof the yeast before you start if it's "expired".
If it doesn't grow you will not have great results

Posted by: My life is insanity at April 18, 2020 09:52 AM (Z/jzm)

154 Repeat after me, "Daughter H you are not the boss of me"

Posted by: Misanthropic Humanitarian at April 18, 2020 09:46 AM (aA3+G)


I've tried that for some time, but it doesn't seem to take!
:-)

Posted by: Commissar Hrothgar at April 18, 2020 09:53 AM (BiNEL)

155 FWIW, yeast lasts a LONG time. When you find it again buy a few jars. Some morons were talking about it lasting indefinitely in the freezer, and I have personally made decent bread with some that was five years past the expiration date and just kept in a pantry closet. It had been opened, too, probably for five years.
Posted by: Moron Robbie - hilarious April 4 photo of NYC hospital staff using their gloves and masks at April 18, 2020 09:48 AM (IwDj9)

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Mrs. has had the same damn jar of yeast 20 years! I hate that thing.

Posted by: San Franpsycho at April 18, 2020 09:53 AM (EZebt)

156 I cut my nails as short as I could last week.

I thought--who is going to see them?
Posted by: Ladyl at April 18, 2020 09:49 AM (TdMsT)

If they judge you by your nails, piss on 'em.

Posted by: Misanthropic Humanitarian at April 18, 2020 09:54 AM (aA3+G)

157 Really go no idea how its made but wife makes sour dough alot

Posted by: Skip at April 18, 2020 09:54 AM (ZCEU2)

158 145 Now what?
Posted by: Ladyl at April 18, 2020 09:41 AM (TdMsT)

Digging ditches in the cold is good discipline and training for the "new normal"!
Posted by: Commissar Hrothgar at April 18, 2020 09:50 AM (BiNEL)

That's what I figured.

I'd better stay in shape for the camps.

Posted by: Ladyl at April 18, 2020 09:55 AM (TdMsT)

159 Really go no idea how its made but wife makes sour dough alot

Posted by: Skip at April 18, 2020 09:54 AM (ZCEU2)


Don't ask too many questions, just enjoy the fresh sourdough!

Posted by: Commissar Hrothgar at April 18, 2020 09:55 AM (BiNEL)

160 141 I finally found yeast today. It was in packets rather than jars, but beggars can't be choosers.

--

FWIW, yeast lasts a LONG time. When you find it again buy a few jars. Some morons were talking about it lasting indefinitely in the freezer, and I have personally made decent bread with some that was five years past the expiration date and just kept in a pantry closet. It had been opened, too, probably for five years.
Posted by: Moron Robbie - hilarious April 4 photo of NYC hospital staff using their gloves and masks at April 18, 2020 09:48 AM (IwDj9)

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I bought about a jar's worth of packets. Once the hysteria is over, I think I'm going to start buying the 1 or 2 pound packs.

Posted by: No One of Consequence at April 18, 2020 09:55 AM (CAJOC)

161 Slave to Love is very great

Posted by: Cosmic Charlie at April 18, 2020 09:56 AM (PUmDY)

162 government rules kill

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v_2omrmqPNs

Posted by: rhennigantx at April 18, 2020 09:56 AM (JFO2v)

163 Posted by: My life is insanity at April 18, 2020 09:51 AM (Z/jzm)

There is a movie called Switch, where Ellen Barkin plays a guy who got reincarnated as a woman. She is sitting at her desk one day and says, "I can't think with all this hair!" I always think of that when I get to the Can't Stand It phase!

Posted by: Jordan61 at April 18, 2020 09:56 AM (OzQGF)

164 I'd better stay in shape for the camps.

Posted by: Ladyl at April 18, 2020 09:55 AM (TdMsT)


Remember, the more fit camp inmates residents are first in line for overseer duties!

Posted by: Commissar Hrothgar at April 18, 2020 09:57 AM (BiNEL)

165 >>Posted by: Jordan61 at April 18, 2020 09:56 AM (OzQGF)

Posted by: My life is insanity at April 18, 2020 09:57 AM (Z/jzm)

166 Glad Ace did not have rona. Get well soon, dude ! (if you are reading).

Posted by: runner at April 18, 2020 09:57 AM (zr5Kq)

167 If they judge you by your nails, piss on 'em.
Posted by: Misanthropic Humanitarian at April 18, 2020 09:54 AM (aA3+G)


I live alone, and wear gloves when I go out, so as not to terrify the leftists!

Posted by: Ladyl at April 18, 2020 09:58 AM (TdMsT)

168 The storm is breaking.

Posted by: Cosmic Charlie at April 18, 2020 09:58 AM (PUmDY)

169 I hope we're out of lockdown before July 4th so we can all celebrate our freedom...

Posted by: Truck Monkey at April 18, 2020 09:58 AM (flINI)

170 163 Posted by: My life is insanity at April 18, 2020 09:51 AM (Z/jzm)

There is a movie called Switch, where Ellen Barkin plays a guy who got reincarnated as a woman. She is sitting at her desk one day and says, "I can't think with all this hair!" I always think of that when I get to the Can't Stand It phase!
Posted by: Jordan61 at April 18, 2020 09:56 AM (OzQGF)

It is a remake of goodbye charlie

Posted by: rhennigantx at April 18, 2020 09:58 AM (JFO2v)

171

Remember, the more fit camp inmates residents are first in line for overseer duties!
Posted by: Commissar Hrothgar at April 18, 2020 09:57 AM (BiNEL)


That's what I figured!

Posted by: Ladyl at April 18, 2020 09:58 AM (TdMsT)

172 163 Posted by: My life is insanity at April 18, 2020 09:51 AM (Z/jzm)

There is a movie called Switch, where Ellen Barkin plays a guy who got reincarnated as a woman. She is sitting at her desk one day and says, "I can't think with all this hair!" I always think of that when I get to the Can't Stand It phase!
Posted by: Jordan61 at April 18, 2020 09:56 AM (OzQGF)

Ellen was quite porkable in her younger days.

Posted by: rhennigantx at April 18, 2020 09:59 AM (JFO2v)

173 I just sent some money Ace's way.

Happy Weekend, everyone!

Posted by: filbert at April 18, 2020 09:59 AM (NiXyF)

174 156 I cut my nails as short as I could last week.

I thought--who is going to see them?
Posted by: Ladyl at April 18, 2020 09:49 AM (TdMsT)

If they judge you by your nails, piss on 'em.
Posted by: Misanthropic Humanitarian at April 18, 2020 09:54 AM (aA3+G)

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Do NOT piss on your nails!!
...
...

what?

Posted by: No One of Consequence at April 18, 2020 09:59 AM (CAJOC)

175 The know it all local newspaper (on line) Gannett knows it all about how we should toe the line and shut up. So tired if all, and I truly hope they close up shop forever. Explode their printing plant and cease to exist...And that includes USAToday!

Posted by: Colin at April 18, 2020 10:00 AM (IXPzo)

176 Zappa in the morning,
Zappa in the evening,
Zappa at suppertime . . .

Posted by: filbert at April 18, 2020 10:00 AM (NiXyF)

177 169 I hope we're out of lockdown before July 4th so we can all celebrate our freedom...

Posted by: Truck Monkey at April 18, 2020 09:58 AM (flINI)


If you are really good and do not violate any mandates, we may allow one Fourth of July sparkler per family!

Posted by: Der Stadt Governors at April 18, 2020 10:00 AM (BiNEL)

178 Do NOT piss on your nails!!
...
...

what?
Posted by: No One of Consequence at April 18, 2020 09:59 AM (CAJOC)


I'm certain there's an entire kinky community that is centered on just that.

Posted by: jwest at April 18, 2020 10:01 AM (mrrpT)

179 Rory Gallagher w/ Jack Bruce, 3 times per day, with or without food.

Posted by: klaftern at April 18, 2020 10:01 AM (RuIsu)

180 >>And that includes USAToday

My own little revolt: i put their paper upside down on the shelf at work. I know. I know. But it makes me feel like i'm doing something

Posted by: My life is insanity at April 18, 2020 10:02 AM (Z/jzm)

181 169 I hope we're out of lockdown before July 4th so we can all celebrate our freedom...
Posted by: Truck Monkey at April 18, 2020 09:58 AM (flINI)

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I'm waiting for someone to ask our gov (MN) if he is going to cancel the State Fair at the end of August.

Posted by: No One of Consequence at April 18, 2020 10:02 AM (CAJOC)

182 Maybe later I'll shut myself in my bedroom where the kids can't get to me and cry.
Posted by: Mrs. Peel at April 18, 2020 09:51 AM (rWZ8Y)

{{{Mrs. Peel}}

Go ahead and cry, sometimes it helps, instead of trying to keep it all in and let it build up.

Posted by: Jordan61 at April 18, 2020 10:02 AM (OzQGF)

183 Good morning, Hordettes and Hordians!

Personally do not know anyone who has or had the flu, covid19 or otherwise.
Do not post much and now will also not read much - I am getting angrier and angrier and poor Mr. SnailRacer has to listen to my rants anytime he is within earshot.
I am sorting books, books, and more books. But the thrifts are closed as is HPB, and the boxes are piling up in the dining room. I think I will make a few boxes to take to the TxMoMe, for a giveaway pile.

Posted by: SnailRacer at April 18, 2020 10:02 AM (i6i/k)

184 167 If they judge you by your nails, piss on 'em.
Posted by: Misanthropic Humanitarian at April 18, 2020 09:54 AM (aA3+G)


I live alone, and wear gloves when I go out, so as not to terrify the leftists!
Posted by: Ladyl at April 18, 2020 09:58 AM (TdMsT)


They havent started with that shit here.
And I wouldnt

Posted by: Misanthropic Humanitarian at April 18, 2020 10:04 AM (aA3+G)

185 I'm waiting for someone to ask our gov (MN) if he is going to cancel the State Fair at the end of August.

Posted by: No One of Consequence at April 18, 2020 10:02 AM (CAJOC)

*******

I grew up in MN. The democrats up there at least used to act sane.

Posted by: Truck Monkey at April 18, 2020 10:04 AM (flINI)

186 If its locked down to July 4 The People's republic of New Jersey might turn red.

Posted by: Skip at April 18, 2020 10:04 AM (ZCEU2)

187

They havent started with that shit here.
And I wouldnt

Posted by: Misanthropic Humanitarian at April 18, 2020 10:04 AM (aA3+G)


I think I'm done wearing gloves, except maybe at the gas station. I'm done wearing masks, too.

Posted by: Ladyl at April 18, 2020 10:06 AM (TdMsT)

188 I don't know anyone close to me who has, or has had, the virus. A work colleague of mine from another department in another building, I've been told, has had to go to the ICU and is getting worse. She is nearing retirement age and is overweight, so that can't be helping.

Posted by: Wolfus Aurelius at April 18, 2020 10:06 AM (rpbg1)

189 Viridian....

I fixed the link in your first comment.

You need the http prefix for it to work!

Posted by: CharlieBrown'sDildo at April 18, 2020 10:06 AM (dLLD6)

190 Cry to Me

Posted by: Cosmic Charlie at April 18, 2020 10:06 AM (PUmDY)

191 Yeah, we make enough money that we don't qualify for any kind of help, but not enough that the various expenses of having a kid with special needs are trivial.

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It will never happen, but I like a 10% flat tax for everyone, and just hand over $25K/year as welfare. They will pay the 10%, too. No food stamps, no section 8, no free lunch, etc.

I think we'd come out way, way ahead.

Posted by: Moron Robbie has got the Kung Fu Grippe at April 18, 2020 10:07 AM (41rs/)

192 There is a movie called Switch, where Ellen Barkin plays a guy who got reincarnated as a woman. She is sitting at her desk one day and says, "I can't think with all this hair!"

I just found the trailer for that (which includes that line). It looks like a pretty funny movie.

Posted by: t-bird at April 18, 2020 10:07 AM (/2aWP)

193 Amazon dropped Bosch. Next in my queue. after I am done with Fauda, which is really great.

Posted by: runner at April 18, 2020 10:08 AM (zr5Kq)

194 CBD, are you watching Fauda ?

Posted by: runner at April 18, 2020 10:08 AM (zr5Kq)

195 certain there's an entire kinky community that is centered on just that.

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One of the best things about the internet is learning how normal and well adjusted I am.

Posted by: Moron Robbie has got the Kung Fu Grippe at April 18, 2020 10:08 AM (41rs/)

196 CBD - Thank you! I figured it out in my later posts.
Also, here's a funny video about programming.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pKO9UjSeLew

Posted by: Viridian at April 18, 2020 10:09 AM (BFlHy)

197 It will never happen, but I like a 10% flat tax for everyone, and just hand over $25K/year as welfare. They will pay the 10%, too. No food stamps, no section 8, no free lunch, etc.

I think we'd come out way, way ahead.

Posted by: Moron Robbie has got the Kung Fu Grippe at April 18, 2020 10:07 AM (41rs/)


Throw in a graft allowance off the top for the politicians and you might have something there!

Posted by: Commissar Hrothgar at April 18, 2020 10:09 AM (BiNEL)

198 https://bit.ly/2RQ6vax
*******
Government Lab Tests Show Coronavirus Destroyed by Sunlight and High Humidity | News and Politics

Posted by: Ghost of Qassem Soleimani at April 18, 2020 10:09 AM (roJX1)

199 One of our hospitals announced they are going to reopen for elective surgeries.

Our NYC-born Mayor is furious with Gov. Kemp about reopening, and says he'll reopen the city when he decides to. We have some of the toughest business closures in the entire state, and have had three or four deaths.


Mayor "I love Stacy Abrams" says as long as people are continuing to die in NYC, he doesn't want to reopen.

Thanks, locust transplants for helping to elect this guy.

Posted by: Jane D'oh at April 18, 2020 10:10 AM (ptqGC)

200 If its locked down to July 4 The People's republic of New Jersey might turn red.
Posted by: Skip at April 18, 2020 10:04 AM (ZCEU2)


I keep thinking of the "preference cascade" favored by Ace some time ago.

Push, push, push - - - the leftist/globalists absolutely do not believe that there will ever be any pushback.

King George never thought that those colonists would ever rebel, either.

Posted by: filbert at April 18, 2020 10:10 AM (NiXyF)

201 Does anyone here suspect that leftist states are juicing the Chinese flu numbers to ensure that the economy is still in the toilet in November?

Posted by: Ladyl at April 18, 2020 10:10 AM (TdMsT)

202 153 Just proof the yeast before you start if it's "expired".
If it doesn't grow you will not have great results
Posted by: My life is insanity at April 18, 2020 09:52 AM (Z/jzm)

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I proof my yeast even if it's not expired.

Posted by: No One of Consequence at April 18, 2020 10:10 AM (CAJOC)

203 Go to the beach ! Frolic in the sand ! (can't wait, still cold here. dammit)

Posted by: runner at April 18, 2020 10:10 AM (zr5Kq)

204 I bake, but usually it's seasonal. I ramp up in the Fall and don't usually bake in January. Well, I made a million things so far. I've made banana bread, banana cake (which is awesome), cookies, bread, and scones. I laughed to myself when I bought the only bags of sugar and flour available at the store at the time. They were each 10 pounds. It's all almost gone now.

Posted by: no good deed at April 18, 2020 10:10 AM (MmFTx)

205 Yesterday was the 59th anniversary of the Bay of Pigs, if that helps

https://preview.tinyurl.com/y8mdfjsk

Posted by: Kindltot at April 18, 2020 10:11 AM (WyVLE)

206 Skip, if you're still here, Chef John at food wishes has a blueberry dutch baby

https://youtu.be/JWiGJF_F830

Posted by: My life is insanity at April 18, 2020 10:11 AM (Z/jzm)

207 If you listen to Zappa on the ONT, wake up with a Zappa hangover, and immediately start listening to Zappa again, you got a problem. Time for Zappa Anonymous.

Posted by: JuJuBee at April 18, 2020 10:12 AM (COzlW)

208 Thanks, locust transplants for helping to elect this guy.

Posted by: Jane D'oh

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It's okay. It's not like tourism dollars are a major factor in the businesses or tax revenues.

Posted by: Moron Robbie has got the Kung Fu Grippe at April 18, 2020 10:12 AM (41rs/)

209 193 Amazon dropped Bosch.
Posted by: runner at April 18, 2020 10:08 AM (zr5Kq)

I read a bunch of the Harry Bosch novels, and I tried to watch the show, but something about Titus Welliver just bugs the hell out of me.

Posted by: Jordan61 at April 18, 2020 10:12 AM (OzQGF)

210 192 I know I wouldn't get it

Posted by: Skip at April 18, 2020 10:12 AM (ZCEU2)

211 Good morning!

Let's smile and be happy & strike fear in the hearts of killjoy leftists everywhere.

Posted by: NaCly Dog at April 18, 2020 10:13 AM (u82oZ)

212 ummmm German/Dutch baby pancake !

Posted by: runner at April 18, 2020 10:13 AM (zr5Kq)

213 I feel like a hero of the French Resistance for figuring out how to get a haircut. Or maybe Pablo Escobar.

Be careful, they got Pablo from a 100 yard out wit a .308. I prefer to go shaggy. Maybe if grows out enough I can start a mullet.

Posted by: Paladin at April 18, 2020 10:14 AM (DOD08)

214 It's okay. It's not like tourism dollars are a major factor in the businesses or tax revenues.

Posted by: Moron Robbie has got the Kung Fu Grippe at April 18, 2020 10:12 AM (41rs/)


It's like a ghost town here. A couple of days ago, a food bank offered meals for out of work hospitality workers.

1,000 cars lined up.

Posted by: Jane D'oh at April 18, 2020 10:14 AM (ptqGC)

215 I love to bake but am trying to stave off diabetes by not eating the flour and sugar, so... but yesterday I made chocolate chip cookies and shared with son and neighbor. I did find yeast a few weeks ago and made white bread for me and son. But once I get started eating that stuff, can't stop.

Posted by: skywch at April 18, 2020 10:14 AM (Y/Ps0)

216 Solomon Burke was amazing.

Posted by: Cosmic Charlie at April 18, 2020 10:14 AM (PUmDY)

217 I read a bunch of the Harry Bosch novels, and I tried to watch the show, but something about Titus Welliver just bugs the hell out of me.
Posted by: Jordan61 at April 18, 2020 10:12 AM (OzQGF)

Huh. Interesting. Do you know he is a trek alumni ? And ! NOt he only one on the show. Jeri Ryan was there for a few episodes and there were a few other

Posted by: runner at April 18, 2020 10:15 AM (zr5Kq)

218 *the only one

Posted by: runner at April 18, 2020 10:15 AM (zr5Kq)

219 IRS site: social security retirees will not have to do anything to recieve the $1,200, it will arrive in direct deposit (if you have that (we do) if not, check in mail).

JUST NOT FUCKING YET THOUGH, HUH FEDERAL BITCHES?

Here in L A, every wetback got a prepaid "Angelino" card, crowding the phone number to apply (tues-thurs last week). Motherfuckers, I was fucking born here, so Angelino this wetbacks. No more mr nice guy, hispanic bitches...

Posted by: getting the banned a sight picture at April 18, 2020 10:16 AM (/rjSW)

220 >>Iproof my yeast even if it's not expired.
Posted by: No One of Consequence at April 18, 2020 10:10 AM (CAJOC)

Me too. Only once in my younger, naive days. I was rushing the recipe and it was a failure. I don't make that mistake anymore

Posted by: My life is insanity at April 18, 2020 10:16 AM (Z/jzm)

221 It will never happen, but I like a 10% flat tax for everyone, and just hand over $25K/year as welfare. They will pay the 10%, too. No food stamps, no section 8, no free lunch, etc.

I think we'd come out way, way ahead.
Posted by: Moron Robbie has got the Kung Fu Grippe at April 18, 2020 10:07 AM (41rs/)


For the inner cities, how about this?

Baltimore, D.C., Detroit, etc, spend over $25K per year total on each kid in school. The success rate of having kids that read and do math at grade level in these areas is less than 10%.

How about bulldozing all the schools in these cities and just give $25K per school aged child to the parent? The could home school and keep the money or spend all or a portion of the cash with a private educator. The only restriction is that the kid needs to pass a test each year.

If they fail (along with a retest), the money goes to a state-appointed education supervisor who finds an appropriate private educator for the kid.

Should the parent choose to home school, they keep the money as income. So, a former welfare mother with 4 kids would have an income of $100,000. She would then be obligated to pay taxes and be a productive member of society.

In this example, taxpayers are not spending one dime more than they currently are. The kid is getting an education (otherwise the money is cut off) and whatever the mother used to receive in rent assistance, food stamps and other welfare is gone.

Everyone wins.

Posted by: jwest at April 18, 2020 10:16 AM (mrrpT)

222 Headline in local commie rag is about a 2k seat morgue the disaster ghouls built to hold all the local corpses from the Trumpian Pandemic. With a 20 foot ceiling. You paid for it.

Posted by: klaftern at April 18, 2020 10:16 AM (RuIsu)

223
Posted by: Misanthropic Humanitarian
I think I'm done wearing gloves, except maybe at the gas station. I'm done wearing masks, too.
Posted by: Ladyl


They have placed us in an interesting box. I was surprised yesterday to be talking to a waterman I know, very conservative guy. He's out doors and on the water in the crabbing season and is tough as nails. But he's got both age (over 70) and stents as flags, and he's worried bout coming down with the Red Death.
He asked his doctor about the availability of HCQ just in case and the doctor was muttering about clinical trials and placebos. That a "doctor" would even present this as a possibility is criminal in my opinion.

Posted by: Commissar Hrothgar at April 18, 2020 10:17 AM (BiNEL)

224 Posted by: runner at April 18, 2020 10:15 AM (zr5Kq)

Yeah, it's weird. I've seen him in other stuff and I like him okay. Maybe because I already had a picture in my mind of what the character is like and he's not it? I dunno.

Posted by: Jordan61 at April 18, 2020 10:17 AM (OzQGF)

225 It's like a ghost town here. A couple of days ago, a food bank offered meals for out of work hospitality workers.

1,000 cars lined up.

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Jeez. We had planned to visit the area during a four day weekend once the flowers began blooming. I can only imagine how many millions of dollars are being lost.

And seriously, that means tax revenue lost. We're heading towards a big federal takeover.

Posted by: Moron Robbie has got the Kung Fu Grippe at April 18, 2020 10:18 AM (41rs/)

226 I feel like a hero of the French Resistance for figuring out how to get a haircut. Or maybe Pablo Escobar.
Posted by: Tom Servo at April 18, 2020 09:09 AM (q3gwH)


actually if you were Pablo Escobar you would go and kidnap the kids of the local field inspector of the Beauticians, Barbers and Esthetician board and set off a nailbomb at the office, and then for good measure string up your cousin and question him while burning him alive.

but hey, you would have a shot of getting into the senate! Or getting shot.

Posted by: Kindltot at April 18, 2020 10:18 AM (WyVLE)

227 220 >>Iproof my yeast even if it's not expired.
Posted by: No One of Consequence at April 18, 2020 10:10 AM (CAJOC)

Me too. Only once in my younger, naive days. I was rushing the recipe and it was a failure. I don't make that mistake anymore
Posted by: My life is insanity at April 18, 2020 10:16 AM (Z/jzm)

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I once made a pizza crust that came out gritty. I didn't proof the yeast, and since there was nothing else in the recipe to cause that, my best guess was that at least some of the yeast didn't activate. Been proofing ever since.

Posted by: No One of Consequence at April 18, 2020 10:19 AM (CAJOC)

228 I'm not trying to be an asshoe, but when I see these postings about thousands of cars lining up for free food I have to ask; is it because it's "free" or is it because there truly is need?

Posted by: Cheriebebe at April 18, 2020 10:19 AM (Xt7n2)

229 Jeez. We had planned to visit the area during a four
day weekend once the flowers began blooming. I can only imagine how
many millions of dollars are being lost.



And seriously, that means tax revenue lost. We're heading towards a big federal takeover.

Posted by: Moron Robbie has got the Kung Fu Grippe at April 18, 2020 10:18 AM (41rs/)


Azalea season is over. The weather is perfectly gorgeous, although we're expecting more strong storms with possible tornadoes (again) tomorrow through Monday.

So many fabulous restaurants are shuttered (a few are doing take out orders), the hotels are empty...nothing going on at all. It's sad and scary.

Posted by: Jane D'oh at April 18, 2020 10:20 AM (ptqGC)

230 On April 10, an underground documentary with no publicity landed on YouTube and amassed one million views in 24 hours. Despite YouTube's efforts to hide it, Out of Shadows continues to attract more than a million viewers a day, lifting the mask "on how the mainstream media and Hollywood manipulate and control the masses by spreading propaganda throughout their content."


Q Praises Shocking 'Out of Shadows' Documentary and Millions Watch it
https://tinyurl.com/yaryogzt

Posted by: SMH at April 18, 2020 10:21 AM (RU4sa)

231
How about bulldozing all the schools in these cities and just give $25K per school aged child to the parent?
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I like it, and especially the part where Trayvonia is suddenly making $100k and paying taxes. I don't care about the testing, though. Heck, just give them the $25k and call it a day. You can't change the culture, so we might as well save the money.

Posted by: Moron Robbie has got the Kung Fu Grippe at April 18, 2020 10:21 AM (41rs/)

232 How about bulldozing all the schools in these cities and just give $25K per school aged child to the parent? The could home school and keep the money or spend all or a portion of the cash with a private educator. The only restriction is that the kid needs to pass a test each year.

Posted by: jwest at April 18, 2020 10:16 AM (mrrpT)

Love you, jwest, but that would never work. Have you SEEN some of the parents? They take the money and blow it on a new ride, and do zero homeschooling.

Posted by: Jordan61 at April 18, 2020 10:21 AM (OzQGF)

233
He asked his doctor about the availability of HCQ just in case and the doctor was muttering about clinical trials and placebos. That a "doctor" would even present this as a possibility is criminal in my opinion.
Posted by: Commissar Hrothgar at April 18, 2020 10:17 AM (BiNEL)


That is awful, Hrothgar.

Posted by: Ladyl at April 18, 2020 10:21 AM (TdMsT)

234 228: combination. But plenty of people need the weekly check they're not getting.

Posted by: CN at April 18, 2020 10:22 AM (5wOoy)

235 Ok, what happened there. Site wasnt refreshing. Other sites would load, so not my internet. Almost started to panic....

Posted by: My life is insanity at April 18, 2020 10:22 AM (Z/jzm)

236 And seriously, that means tax revenue lost. We're heading towards a big federal takeover.
Posted by: Moron Robbie has got the Kung Fu Grippe at April 18, 2020 10:18 AM (41rs/)

We absolutely are.

Posted by: Jordan61 at April 18, 2020 10:22 AM (OzQGF)

237 I'm not trying to be an asshoe, but when I see these
postings about thousands of cars lining up for free food I have to ask;
is it because it's "free" or is it because there truly is need?

Posted by: Cheriebebe at April 18, 2020 10:19 AM (Xt7n2)


I really don't know. They're out of work restaurant and hotel workers.


Our Mayor is determined to make this as painful as possible. He bragged in our fish wrap this morning that he was personally driving around to make sure businesses are staying closed, and people aren't having cookouts. And he's encouraging all the Karens to call 311 and report people.

Posted by: Jane D'oh at April 18, 2020 10:22 AM (ptqGC)

238 You can't change the culture, so we might as well save the money.
Posted by: Moron Robbie has got the Kung Fu Grippe at April 18, 2020 10:21 AM (41rs/)


Just imagine if 12 years from now there is an entire generation of kids who can read and write? This could break a cycle we've suffered from for 60 years.

Posted by: jwest at April 18, 2020 10:23 AM (mrrpT)

239 Does anyone here suspect that leftist states are juicing the Chinese flu numbers to ensure that the economy is still in the toilet in November?

Posted by: Ladyl at April 18, 2020 10:10 AM (TdMsT)


But really, it is for your own good, comrade.

Tey as I might, I cannot get my mind warped enough to comprehend how any American can willingly support these draconian policies that obviously impact and impoverish their fellow citizens and our civil society while providing only an illusory benefit at best.

Posted by: Commissar Hrothgar at April 18, 2020 10:23 AM (BiNEL)

240 It occurs to me that, rain or not, I need to run over to Petco for some cat chow. The older cat needs his rabbit.

Posted by: Wolfus Aurelius at April 18, 2020 10:23 AM (rpbg1)

241 Try

Posted by: Commissar Hrothgar at April 18, 2020 10:23 AM (BiNEL)

242 233: As I said, the academic research community is thinking solely about their careers...and orangeman bad

Posted by: CN at April 18, 2020 10:24 AM (5wOoy)

243 241 Try
Posted by: Commissar Hrothgar at April 18, 2020 10:23 AM (BiNEL)

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Do, or do not. There is no "try".

Posted by: No One of Consequence at April 18, 2020 10:24 AM (CAJOC)

244 Posted by: SMH at April 18, 2020 10:21 AM (RU4sa)

I have that open in one of my browser tabs; I really need to make time to watch it.

Posted by: Jordan61 at April 18, 2020 10:24 AM (OzQGF)

245 Heard on radio yesterday guy who had it and certain HCQ saved his life got it from sister who has medical connections in Mexico and had it sent to him. Its a OTC drug there.

Posted by: Skip at April 18, 2020 10:24 AM (ZCEU2)

246 201 - LadyL, yes I think they are juicing the numbers. They want to come closer to the earlier-projected number, plus they get more FEMA money.

Glad you got some face time with the kids and grandies - we keep in touch with ours and all are doing great.

Posted by: SnailRacer at April 18, 2020 10:25 AM (i6i/k)

247 233: They're willing to watch people die. An ethical study would be hqc v remdesivir

Posted by: CN at April 18, 2020 10:25 AM (5wOoy)

248 That is awful, Hrothgar.

Posted by: Ladyl at April 18, 2020 10:21 AM (TdMsT)


Yes it is. And he is a thoughtful level headed guy, so I am 100% sure he was not blowing smoke!

Posted by: Commissar Hrothgar at April 18, 2020 10:25 AM (BiNEL)

249 My husband is out on the boat for this first time since the shutdown. For some idiotic reason, our marina decided to stop the boat lifts, making it impossible for people to get their boats down from the racks.

Now they're open on a limited basis (even though you have zero direct contact with the lift operators) because "social distancing."

I'm glad he was able to go out for a while and clear his head. He's been tremendously stressed out.

Posted by: Jane D'oh at April 18, 2020 10:26 AM (ptqGC)

250 With the ginormous debt apparently being monetized, AND the markets being bought with QE money (which supports the richest) ... just ending the IRS and income tax would help the working stiff a lot.


At least end the whole torture/headache for those making under $70K or some such. I like everyone to have some "skin in the game". but they have been skinning the worker class for decades. Lower/middle workers support the FreeStuff Class -- And the elite class that wants their servant class to get their health care provided by Government (the working class funds it).


Then the illegal alien class and black market class are tax free PLUS get the free health care ... the "MS-13 friends of Pelosi" being the most egregious cost on society, but also the H1-Bs that bring their extended family to live on the fringes (next to VD Hanson's place, where they live carefree and immune from normal law).

The elites of WallSt sold us (especially manufacturing) out to China, but also sold out the worker domestically. So now we have the chance to remake society in the next four years ... outcome uncertain.

Posted by: illiniwek at April 18, 2020 10:26 AM (Cus5s)

251
I wonder if I could make a rag doll stuffed with dryer lint.

Yes, you can. It's not particularly fluffy, but it's clean.

Posted by: Sal at April 18, 2020 10:26 AM (bo8pf)

252 I will gladly do my best to teach anyone who wants to learn. You can contact me through my linked email.
Posted by: Viridian

Are you the Prime Viridian ?

Posted by: JT at April 18, 2020 10:26 AM (arJlL)

253 246 201 - LadyL, yes I think they are juicing the numbers. They want to come closer to the earlier-projected number, plus they get more FEMA money.

Glad you got some face time with the kids and grandies - we keep in touch with ours and all are doing great.
Posted by: SnailRacer at April 18, 2020 10:25 AM (i6i/k)


Just as long as our kids and grandkids are okay--that's all that matters.

Posted by: Ladyl at April 18, 2020 10:27 AM (TdMsT)

254 Love you, jwest, but that would never work. Have you SEEN some of the parents? They take the money and blow it on a new ride, and do zero homeschooling.
Posted by: Jordan61 at April 18, 2020 10:21 AM (OzQGF)


That only happens for 1 year. After that, if the kid doesn't pass the test, a state appointed adviser takes over and buys the kid an education with a private provider.

I tend to believe the welfare mother is going to like the money so much that she'll use a portion to put the kid into a new, private neighborhood class and then make sure the kid is at the dining room table each night studying. If the kid tries to get up from the table, I expect the mother to smack the kid upside his head.

Posted by: jwest at April 18, 2020 10:27 AM (mrrpT)

255 And that is when the pandemonium and riots start and things get truly ugly.


Studies say this IS the new normal.

Posted by: DaveA at April 18, 2020 10:27 AM (FhXTo)

256 Trump and team put some controls in, ability to monitor what goes where and what for. To minimize waste. Like the time NY asked for a bazzillion of I forgot what, some equipment; they gave them a fraction and they did not even need that. Those jokers thought they were dealing with same old.

Posted by: runner at April 18, 2020 10:28 AM (zr5Kq)

257 Just imagine if 12 years from now there is an entire generation of kids who can read and write? This could break a cycle we've suffered from for 60 years.

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It could. If all we need them to do is read and write then I'm okay dropping the amount to $5k per child. $25k if you never commit a crime, though. $0 the moment anything above a speeding ticket happens.

Posted by: Moron Robbie has got the Kung Fu Grippe at April 18, 2020 10:28 AM (41rs/)

258 A local yute shot to death another yute last night. I wonder if the death will be connected to the 'Rona?

Posted by: Jane D'oh at April 18, 2020 10:28 AM (ptqGC)

259 Reckon I should start working on the gun thread.

Posted by: Weasel at April 18, 2020 10:28 AM (MVjcR)

260 Jane, that's what I've thought too. The whole situation is just crap!

I'm really sorry y'all are getting hosed, Savannah and Tybee Island are one of absolute favorite vacation spots. I want to be there one year for turtle egg laying season to watch for the turtles.
I pray we all come up for air soon.

Posted by: Cheriebebe at April 18, 2020 10:28 AM (Xt7n2)

261 I'm glad he was able to go out for a while and clear his head. He's been tremendously stressed out.

Posted by: Jane D'oh at April 18, 2020 10:26 AM (ptqGC)


'Believe me, my young friend, there is nothing - absolutely nothing - half so much worth doing as simply messing about in boats.'

Glad he could get out on the water, it has a clarifying and calming effect!

Posted by: Commissar Hrothgar at April 18, 2020 10:29 AM (BiNEL)

262 You know, if they thought rationally for..oh, say five seconds or so,

even the Democrattyist of Democrats would be pretty sick of the whole Obama Show by now. ---------------------------------------


You and I think so, but we are wrong. There are millions of demonrats who worship the ground those two walk on. In my neighborhood I went to a 4th of July party last year, and on the beverage table was a framed official portrait of Preznit Dogeater. The chatter was about how this was still our "official" president.

I look at them like pod people, how could people be that dumb and still function?

Posted by: Boots at April 18, 2020 10:29 AM (oGBso)

263 Remember, the more fit camp inmates residents are first in line for overseer duties!
Posted by: Commissar Hrothgar at April 18, 2020 09:57 AM (BiNEL)
That's what I figured!
Posted by: Ladyl at April 18, 2020 09:58 AM (TdMsT)

At roll call in the mornings, just pinch and slap your cheeks to get the blood rising in them. Gives you a nice rosy complexion and you'll look strong and healthy.

More coffee.

Posted by: Hairyback Guy at April 18, 2020 10:29 AM (Z+IKu)

264
But really, it is for your own good, comrade.

Tey as I might, I cannot get my mind warped enough to comprehend how any American can willingly support these draconian policies that obviously impact and impoverish their fellow citizens and our civil society while providing only an illusory benefit at best.
Posted by: Commissar Hrothgar at April 18, 2020 10:23 AM (BiNEL)


It truly is mind boggling, but after what I've seen from the left in recent years, nothing surprises me anymore.

Posted by: Ladyl at April 18, 2020 10:29 AM (TdMsT)

265 Those jokers thought they were dealing with same old.

Posted by: runner at April 18, 2020 10:28 AM (zr5Kq)


NY thought they would be able to sell 25k ventilators on the black market...

Posted by: Commissar Hrothgar at April 18, 2020 10:30 AM (BiNEL)

266 Thanks, Cheriebebe. The Tybee Island mayor is being an asshoe, too. She's blocking all but a couple of public beach accesses. Doesn't want anyone on "her" beach. The police removed a guy sitting alone on the beach in a chair the other day, just trying to get some sun and fresh air....which is good for you.

Posted by: Jane D'oh at April 18, 2020 10:30 AM (ptqGC)

267 Ok-- just back from selling coffee. It's 9:30 here. based on today's exchange rate, I got 87 cents a pound for green coffee. Think about how much you guys up there pay for Colombian Coffee. People are making money, but it's NOT the Growers.

Posted by: rld with coffee at April 18, 2020 10:30 AM (PvOQL)

268 More Americans are worried about contracting the coronavirus than "experiencing severe financial hardship" because of the disruption, according to a Gallup poll released on Thursday.

https://tinyurl.com/y8wdkx2z

Posted by: SMH at April 18, 2020 10:31 AM (RU4sa)

269 Spacex/NASA Crew Dragon launch scheduled for May 27.

We should declare that day America Rising Day or something suitably uplifting, patriotic, and middle-fingering to the panic merchants, eeyores, and Concerned Conservatives.

Durham and the DOJ announcing (more) conspiracy to sedition indictments that day (including sitting House and Senate members, possibly of both parties) would be a very nice touch, as would announcing that China's Most Favored Nation status is revoked, Chinese nationals in the US have their visas immediately revoked and are to be deported, and effective immediately a 100% tariff is on anything coming from China.

Announce that any Chinese, Russian or Iranian ship, boat, or aircraft which approaches within 100 meters (to be polite to the globalists) of an American warship or warplane (without the positive approval of the American) will be considered hostile and the ROE for U.S. forces will be "take any action deemed necessary by the commander on the scene to protect U.S. or allied assets, up to and including deadly force."

Any federal, state, or local official who in any way has taken any action to abridge any Bill Of Rights guarantee of any U.S. citizen gets arrested by U.S. Marshals for violation of civil rights under color of law.

Any other wet-dream things that should happen on May 27th?

Posted by: filbert at April 18, 2020 10:31 AM (NiXyF)

270 I'll pimp it again tomorrow in the book thread, but this is the book kickstarter featured on Drift Compatible this week. Check it out, he's a good guy even if he doesn't do politics anymore.

https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/moelane/frozen-dreams-a-novel

Posted by: Jeff Weimer at April 18, 2020 10:31 AM (ijEPD)

271 NY thought they would be able to sell 25k ventilators on the black market...
Posted by: Commissar Hrothgar at April 18, 2020 10:30 AM (BiNEL)


I bought the domain name "VentilatorStorage.com" the other day.

Posted by: jwest at April 18, 2020 10:31 AM (mrrpT)

272 NY thought they would be able to sell 25k ventilators on the black market...
Posted by: Commissar Hrothgar at April 18, 2020 10:30 AM (BiNEL)

They kept mentioning some hospital that got a ton with almost no patients.

Posted by: runner at April 18, 2020 10:32 AM (zr5Kq)

273 It truly is mind boggling, but after what I've seen from the left in recent years, nothing surprises me anymore.

Posted by: Ladyl at April 18, 2020 10:29 AM (TdMsT)


Even scarier to me is that your statement makes perfect sense!

Posted by: Commissar Hrothgar at April 18, 2020 10:32 AM (BiNEL)

274 She has her phone, but doesn't like face time. Said her hair is a mess. LOL.

Stand outside her door and sing Joe Cocker's
"You Can Leave Your Hat On"

Posted by: JT at April 18, 2020 10:33 AM (arJlL)

275 write then I'm okay dropping the amount to $5k per child. $25k if you never commit a crime, though. $0 the moment anything above a speeding ticket happens.
Posted by: Moron Robbie has got the Kung Fu Grippe at April 18, 2020 10:28 AM (41rs/)

Now THIS I like!

Posted by: Jordan61 at April 18, 2020 10:33 AM (OzQGF)

276 There is a rose.

Posted by: Cosmic Charlie at April 18, 2020 10:33 AM (PUmDY)

277 Jwest I completely agree that your plan sounds good. It's just that overlook generational welfare; these people aren't responsible for themselves much less their children.
There is no accountability in this country. The Dems have made everyone a victim or a "special class" entitled to "moar better" . It's an entreanched cycle that has no chance at being broken

Posted by: Cheriebebe at April 18, 2020 10:33 AM (Xt7n2)

278 201 Does anyone here suspect that leftist states are juicing the Chinese flu numbers to ensure that the economy is still in the toilet in November?
Posted by: Ladyl



It's certainly a possibility. More than likely it's a way to access more of Uncle Sugar's loot.

Posted by: Puddleglum at April 18, 2020 10:33 AM (MVR7y)

279 I've been watching www.landingsbirdcam here. The first of three osprey eggs hatched yesterday, and a second one may hatch today. The nest is on our island, and is so peaceful to watch and listen to the sounds of nature.

Posted by: Jane D'oh at April 18, 2020 10:33 AM (ptqGC)

280 Good morning, fappers! I slept like the dead last night...

Posted by: Insomniac - Ex Cineribus Resurgo at April 18, 2020 10:33 AM (eV2ry)

281 At roll call in the mornings, just pinch and slap your cheeks to get the blood rising in them. Gives you a nice rosy complexion and you'll look strong and healthy.
Posted by: Hairyback Guy at April 18, 2020 10:29 AM (Z+IKu)


Adds to notes in camp handbook!

Posted by: Commissar Hrothgar at April 18, 2020 10:34 AM (BiNEL)

282 "... certain HCQ saved his life got it from sister who has medical
connections in Mexico and had it sent to him. Its a OTC drug there."

Maybe I could legally get it for my fish, like my fish that need an emergency supply of various antibiotics ... they are made with the same safety, probably at the same place as the human version, and my fish appreciate that attention to detail.


Malaria is probably more common in Mexico ... and supposedly they pass around HCQ like Pez in the third world ... but Trump mentioned it, so DangerDanger Will Robinson.

Posted by: illiniwek at April 18, 2020 10:35 AM (Cus5s)

283 More Americans are worried about contracting the coronavirus than "experiencing severe financial hardship" because of the disruption, according to a Gallup poll released on Thursday.

-

It's been posted here before, but the median (not average, but median) savings in all vehicles - banks, retirement, 401K, etc - for 60 year old Americans is sixteen thousand dollars.

$16k

$16,000

That poll doesn't surprise me at all.

Posted by: Moron Robbie has got the Kung Fu Grippe at April 18, 2020 10:35 AM (41rs/)

284 Assume the position, stool, corner.

Oh.

I thought you were calling him a stool.

Posted by: JT at April 18, 2020 10:35 AM (arJlL)

285 *slept like the dead ? fake insomniac...

Posted by: runner at April 18, 2020 10:35 AM (zr5Kq)

286 I bought the domain name "VentilatorStorage.com" the other day.

Posted by: jwest at April 18, 2020 10:31 AM (mrrpT)


Always a golden lining!

Posted by: Commissar Hrothgar at April 18, 2020 10:35 AM (BiNEL)

287 rid with coffee - saw you wrote you set pictures to KT the other week, hope she got them and we see them today

Posted by: Skip at April 18, 2020 10:36 AM (ZCEU2)

288
It's turned out the ventilators may actually do more harm than good. 80% of the NY patients put on ventilators die. 20% ventilator survival rate.

An NYC doctor wrote an article about this, and he's one of many who are recognizing that with this WuFlu thing, it's not the same. He says that critical WuFlu patients are more like those with high-altitude sickness or CO poisoning. Their lungs can breathe well enough, it's just they can't get enough O2 into their blood.

He says the best treatment seems to be pure O2 through masks, maybe higher pressure, but not a ventilator -- that does nothing but damage their lungs.

So, irony of irony, the mad scramble for ventilators was simply the wrong thing to do.

Posted by: publius, Rascally Rapscallion of a Poperin Pear at April 18, 2020 10:36 AM (f1Vqw)

289 36 https://tinyurl.com/yctojsmn
Powerline-Week in pictures
Posted by: Skip at April 18, 2020 09:13 AM (ZCEU2)

Way down the list is an Uncle Palp sighting...woot woot.

Posted by: browndog at April 18, 2020 10:36 AM (gD6Ka)

290 285 *slept like the dead ? fake insomniac...
Posted by: runner at April 18, 2020 10:35 AM (zr5Kq)

Heh. It's amazing what a very busy week can do.

Posted by: Insomniac - Ex Cineribus Resurgo at April 18, 2020 10:36 AM (NWiLs)

291 Boy, the leftists on the interwebs cheering on Gov. Coonman and Whitmer are frightening.


All those KKK rednecks who want to reopen their businesses and get back to work. How dare they!

Posted by: Jane D'oh at April 18, 2020 10:37 AM (ptqGC)

292 Just back from a walk to the Circle K to get coffee and a bag of junk, passed 2 dog walkers and a homeless drunk guy on the walk. Traffic was light but a lot of people were playing tennis across the street at the city courts.

Posted by: Tinfoilbaby at April 18, 2020 10:38 AM (N8G3E)

293 Heh. It's amazing what a very busy week can do.
Posted by: Insomniac - Ex Cineribus Resurgo at April 18, 2020 10:36 AM (NWiLs)

Turns out all you need to sleep, was a quality job.

Posted by: runner at April 18, 2020 10:38 AM (zr5Kq)

294 137 I finally found yeast today. It was in packets rather than jars, but beggars can't be choosers.
Posted by: No One of Consequence at April 18, 2020 09:46 AM (CAJOC)

Tell your dealer you are tired of retail baggies and are ready to move up to kilo bricks.

Posted by: Headless Body of Agnew at April 18, 2020 10:39 AM (e1mEI)

295 277 Jwest I completely agree that your plan sounds good. It's just that overlook generational welfare; these people aren't responsible for themselves much less their children.
Posted by: Cheriebebe at April 18, 2020 10:33 AM (Xt7n2)


The liberals took the responsibility away from them decades ago. Kids can't read? That's the fault of the school.

With my plan, the responsibility goes back on the parent with the incentive of a lot of money. The independent educators who go into the inner city to open classes for the kids in exchange for money will call the shots. If a kid wants to act up, the educator just kicks them out. Want to get back in to pass the test? The mother needs to sit next to the kid in class and smack him every time he mouths off.

It will take a while to sort itself out, and it won't work for every kid. However, I believe that we can raise the success rate from 10% to 90% using this method.

Posted by: jwest at April 18, 2020 10:39 AM (mrrpT)

296 282: A common safe med slammed because of hatred for one man

Posted by: CN at April 18, 2020 10:39 AM (5wOoy)

297 I finally found yeast today. It was in packets rather than jars, but beggars can't be choosers.
Posted by: No One of Consequence at April 18, 2020 09:46 AM (CAJOC)


A trick: Open one packet and put it in a pill bottle or something similar, so you can keep it in the freezer.

The day before you want to bake, take a pinch and add it to a one quart container (like yogurt or somesuch) and one cup of water and one cup of flour, and stir and let sit somewhere for 12-24 hours so it can foam up.

add all the other ingredients to that for baking. It is like using a sourdough starter, but a little better controlled for the yeast strain. This lets you get 4 or 5 bakings out of a single envelope

This is pretty much what I do even when I buy the big vacuum packed blocks of yeast.

Posted by: Kindltot at April 18, 2020 10:39 AM (WyVLE)

298 Am I the only one who is watching Fauda, or knows anything about the show ?

Posted by: runner at April 18, 2020 10:39 AM (zr5Kq)

299 More than likely it's a way to access more of Uncle Sugar's loot.

Posted by: Puddleglum at April 18, 2020 10:33 AM (MVR7y)


I blame Trump for not including a negative incentive for juicing the numbers.
The arrangement should have allowed for a sliding basis where the amount provided per patient decreased for every new patient because of the economies of scale!

Posted by: Commissar Hrothgar at April 18, 2020 10:39 AM (BiNEL)

300 150

Clyde Shelton and Vendette and others, have appreciated your thoughts on us intros being forced to be alone. I am in two choirs at my church which is of course shut down (bishop, not governor) and that was my social interaction three times a week. Will be really grateful to have that back again.

Posted by: skywch at April 18, 2020 09:40 AM

My mom has no problem staying at home for long periods and even she's getting agitated. My dad is an extrovert extraordinaire and he does all the shopping now just so he can have his social hour.

Posted by: Vendette at April 18, 2020 09:52 AM

Someone posted something yesterday that while they are usually introverted, he found himself starting up conversations with people while he was out, just to feel more normal.

I have found myself actually talking to people more when I am out too, whereas before I would just say the bare minimum to people.

Found myself waiting outside the pizza place last week as they closed their lobby and had only curbside pickup. There was an older gentleman who was already out there waiting.

We shared some small talk for a bit while we both waited for them to bring our pizza out.

After he got his pizza and drove away, he waved to me and I waved back.

I think a lot of us, even introverts, are just desperate for any kind of in-person human contact now.

Posted by: Clyde Shelton at April 18, 2020 10:40 AM (Do5/p)

301 Homeless drunk guy

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I'm old enough to remember when they were called bums.

Words hurt something something.

Posted by: Moron Robbie has got the Kung Fu Grippe at April 18, 2020 10:40 AM (41rs/)

302 268 More Americans are worried about contracting the coronavirus than "experiencing severe financial hardship" because of the disruption, according to a Gallup poll released on Thursday.

https://tinyurl.com/y8wdkx2z
Posted by: SMH



I suspect in a few months, that will flip the other direction, bigly.

Posted by: Puddleglum at April 18, 2020 10:40 AM (MVR7y)

303 I tend to believe the welfare mother is going to like the money so much that she'll use a portion to put the kid into a new, private neighborhood class and then make sure the kid is at the dining room table each night studying. If the kid tries to get up from the table, I expect the mother to smack the kid upside his head.
Posted by: jwest at April 18, 2020


*
*

The presupposes both rationality and a long time preference for the mother -- that she can visualize what will happen if she fails to do the things required. Neither of those qualities is much in evidence among the welfare class. And most of them, when hit with the cutoff because they didn't school their kids, will scream "Racism!"

And they'll get away with it.

Posted by: Wolfus Aurelius at April 18, 2020 10:40 AM (rpbg1)

304 Michigan Governess is an insanely evil caricature

Posted by: Cosmic Charlie at April 18, 2020 10:40 AM (PUmDY)

305 279 I've been watching www.landingsbirdcam here. The first of three osprey eggs hatched yesterday, and a second one may hatch today. The nest is on our island, and is so peaceful to watch and listen to the sounds of nature.
Posted by: Jane D'oh at April 18, 2020 10:33 AM (ptqGC)

Been meaning to suggest this, and just forgot.
Daystar network has a program called "Reflections" that comes on in the very early morning. Beautiful nature photography with music and Bible verses.

Best stress buster I've found. I keep a batch recorded.

Posted by: Sal at April 18, 2020 10:40 AM (bo8pf)

306 I just thought I'd share something I read this morning.
"Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of mercies and God of all comfort, who comforts us in all our affliction, so that we may be able to comfort those who are in any affliction, with the comfort with which we ourselves are comforted by God. For as we share abundantly in Christ's sufferings, so through Christ we share abundantly in comfort too."
II Corinthians 1:3-5

Posted by: California Girl (not Caligirl) at April 18, 2020 10:40 AM (L9+g/)

307 $16,000

After 8 years of the reign of king barky mcmuslim?
BWAHAHAHAHAHA

Posted by: getting tbe bznned liquidated at April 18, 2020 10:41 AM (/rjSW)

308 Insom, Glad to hear you're week sounded like it went well!

Posted by: Cheriebebe at April 18, 2020 10:41 AM (Xt7n2)

309 Coronavirus: San Clemente Fills Skatepark With 37 Tons Of Sand After Skaters Ignore 'No Trespassing' Signs

https://tinyurl.com/y7adm8yx

Posted by: SMH at April 18, 2020 10:41 AM (RU4sa)

310 This is pretty much what I do even when I buy the big vacuum packed blocks of yeast.
Posted by: Kindltot at

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Interesting. Thanks.

Posted by: Moron Robbie has got the Kung Fu Grippe at April 18, 2020 10:41 AM (41rs/)

311 lol

https://tinyurl.com/y9hnqntul

Cry harder, bitches

Posted by: Two Weeks From Turning 30 (plus China is Asshoe) at April 18, 2020 10:41 AM (+dsLj)

312 but a lot of people were playing tennis across the street at the city courts.

Posted by: Tinfoilbaby at April 18, 2020 10:38 AM (N8G3E)


Let's hope Ladyl doesn't read this!

Posted by: Commissar Hrothgar at April 18, 2020 10:42 AM (BiNEL)

313 "... China's Most Favored Nation status is revoked, Chinese nationals in the
US have their visas immediately revoked and are to be deported, and
effective immediately a 100% tariff is on anything coming from China."

we have to do that in due time, but we are probably still dependent on some of the supply chain we allowed them to seize over the past decades. Team Trump seemed to be moving toward decoupling from China ... the WuhanVirus may accelerate that process,and bring the free world along with us.


There will be massive disruptions ... US Gov will be picking winners and backing essential industry ... could be good or bad, certainly better that Trump is prez, but DeepState still holds a lot of power.

Posted by: illiniwek at April 18, 2020 10:42 AM (Cus5s)

314 302: As soon as they see Texans earning

Posted by: CN at April 18, 2020 10:42 AM (5wOoy)

315 So, irony of irony, the mad scramble for ventilators was simply the wrong thing to do.
Posted by: publius, Rascally Rapscallion of a Poperin Pear at April 18, 2020 10:36 AM (f1Vqw)


My first clue that it was the wrong thing to do was that Dems were screaming for ventilators. They were also screaming that the HCZ would kill you, so that told us it was effective treatment.

Posted by: Emmie at April 18, 2020 10:42 AM (ouBhA)

316 282: A common safe med slammed because of hatred for one man

Posted by: CN at April 18, 2020 10:39 AM (5wOoy)


Yep. It's over the counter in S. Africa, too. My doc prescribed a pretty high dose of HCQ for me to take when we left S. Africa and flew to Botswana and Zimbabwe. The stuff gave me pretty bad headaches. So at the Johnannesburg airport, we went to one of the many pharmacies, and the pharmacist sold us both a milder version, called Maleron (I think). Zero side effects.

I only wish I hadn't tossed the HCQ my doc prescribed.

Posted by: Jane D'oh at April 18, 2020 10:42 AM (ptqGC)

317 >>The mother needs to sit next to the kid in class and smack him every time he mouths off.


Hahaha - Try Grandmother and maybe you'll have a shot.

Posted by: garrett at April 18, 2020 10:43 AM (O4q+i)

318 Michigan Governess is an insanely evil caricature
Posted by: Cosmic Charlie at April 18, 2020 10:40 AM (PUmDY)


There is something wrong with her. She is very short-sighted.

Posted by: runner at April 18, 2020 10:43 AM (zr5Kq)

319 Hi Jordan!

I cut my nails as short as I could last week.

I thought--who is going to see them?
Posted by: Ladyl

If you hadn't quit your job at the Strip Club....A LOTTA GUYS !

Posted by: JT at April 18, 2020 10:43 AM (arJlL)

320 I feel like a hero of the French Resistance for figuring out how to get a haircut. Or maybe Pablo Escobar.
Posted by: Tom Servo at April 18, 2020


When I saw this I just called mine. She and her husband own the shop and I have been a longtime customer. But he said she would do it on the 'fly'. Like running into a 'speak easy', but I'll take it.

Posted by: JC. Idaho bot. at April 18, 2020 10:43 AM (377Zs)

321 Shit TinyURl didnt work above, this one should:

https://tinyurl.com/y9hnqntu

Lolz

Posted by: Two Weeks From Turning 30 (plus China is Asshoe) at April 18, 2020 10:43 AM (+dsLj)

322 II Corinthians 1:3-5
Posted by: California Girl (not Caligirl) at April 18, 2020 10:40 AM (L9+g/)


Thank you, California Girl.

Posted by: Ladyl at April 18, 2020 10:43 AM (TdMsT)

323 Thank you, California Girl.

Clyde, have done the same chat thing when out! Even looking out my window at people walking in the neighborhood seems like a small connection.

Posted by: skywch at April 18, 2020 10:43 AM (Y/Ps0)

324 Coronavirus: San Clemente Fills Skatepark With 37 Tons Of Sand After Skaters Ignore 'No Trespassing' Signs

-

Yes, we wouldn't want those young, healthy, active kids catching a cold that will have no real effect on 99.9% of them.

Posted by: Moron Robbie has got the Kung Fu Grippe at April 18, 2020 10:43 AM (41rs/)

325 313 The manufacturing groups handed them power for cheap labor and higher profit. They gave it away.

Posted by: CN at April 18, 2020 10:44 AM (5wOoy)

326 Meanest woman in the world.

Posted by: Cosmic Charlie at April 18, 2020 10:44 AM (PUmDY)

327
And, as I posted on the ONT last night, Nobel Laureate Dr. Luc Montagnier, who won the 2008 Nobel Prize in Medicine for the discovery of the HIV virus, says the WuFlu virus is indeed a genetically engineered lab creation.

He and some of his colleagues analyzed the genome, and he says it's obvious that HIV gene sequences have been spliced into this coronavirus.

His informed speculation is the Chicoms were playing around trying to create and HIV vaccine. They were messing with this coronavirus for some reason, likely trying to get it to infect human cells, carry some HIV genes, which would lead to to something that might give an HIV vaccine.

They Chicoms then accidentally leaked this tweaked Franken-virus, infected lab personnel, who go onto to spread it.

Posted by: publius, Rascally Rapscallion of a Poperin Pear at April 18, 2020 10:44 AM (f1Vqw)

328 he manufacturing groups handed them power for cheap labor and higher profit. They gave it away.
Posted by: CN at April 18, 2020 10:44 AM (5wOoy)



Those days are over !

-DJT

(I wish...)

Posted by: runner at April 18, 2020 10:45 AM (zr5Kq)

329 Tell your dealer you are tired of retail baggies and are ready to move up to kilo bricks.

Posted by: Headless Body of Agnew at April 18, 2020 10:39 AM (e1mEI)


When I worked in-store bakery we would sell 1 lb. bricks to customers who knew how to ask for them, "Can I get a 1 lb. of yeast?".

Posted by: Burnt Toast at April 18, 2020 10:45 AM (1g7ch)

330 Coronavirus: San Clemente Fills Skatepark With 37 Tons Of Sand After Skaters Ignore 'No Trespassing' Signs


I wonder how much that cost the good citizens of San Clemente?

Posted by: Aetius451AD at April 18, 2020 10:45 AM (A5zUN)

331 Dems need Biden to make it to the day after the last day to print ballots. Then when he becomes medically unable to continue, the Dems sue to have the ballots fixed (they don't even know who their candidate is yet) or the election postponed. When fixing the ballots cannot be done immediately, the Dems sue and the Supreme Court (5-4) continues the election ("it's a tax; it's a tax on credulity, but it's still a tax"). Then the Dems accuse Trump of trying to become a dictator.

Posted by: SFGoth at April 18, 2020 10:45 AM (KAi1n)

332 only wish I hadn't tossed the HCQ my doc prescribed.

-

Never discard medicine. There might be a couple that become toxic and that you may need to throw away (easy to search), but most remain usable for a long, long time.

Posted by: Moron Robbie has got the Kung Fu Grippe at April 18, 2020 10:45 AM (41rs/)

333 Michigan Empress with get her comeuppance.

Posted by: runner at April 18, 2020 10:45 AM (zr5Kq)

334 When I worked in-store bakery we would sell 1 lb. bricks to customers who knew how to ask for them, "Can I get a 1 lb. of yeast?".
Posted by: Burnt Toast at April 18, 2020 10:45 AM (1g7ch)

Then you gave the wink and the sideways thumb?

Posted by: Aetius451AD at April 18, 2020 10:46 AM (A5zUN)

335 Tried to comment on a few posts but Pixie will not let me.

I am going outside to talk to the cows and dogies in my front yard. *Waves*

Posted by: SnailRacer at April 18, 2020 10:46 AM (i6i/k)

336 So, Tua scored a 13 on his Wonderlic test?! Burrow got a 34. Holy crap.

Posted by: Blacksheep at April 18, 2020 10:46 AM (6mvRv)

337 CN Rush thought that yesterday, once a state opened up others will follow. And Texas being in the middle of the states for being hit will force others lower to do it.

Posted by: Skip at April 18, 2020 10:46 AM (ZCEU2)

338 My parents and sister used to shy away from me in the mornings because they thought I woke up grouchy, and they began adding a little coffee to my milk at breakfast
Posted by: San Franpsycho

Be thankful that it worked.

Heroin was next.

Posted by: JT at April 18, 2020 10:46 AM (arJlL)

339 312 but a lot of people were playing tennis across the street at the city courts.

Posted by: Tinfoilbaby at April 18, 2020 10:38 AM (N8G3E)

Let's hope Ladyl doesn't read this!
Posted by: Commissar Hrothgar at April 18, 2020 10:42 AM (BiNEL)


I'm playing at noon!

My tennis neighbor just called!

Woohoo!!!

Posted by: Ladyl at April 18, 2020 10:46 AM (TdMsT)

340 Posted by: publius, Rascally Rapscallion of a Poperin Pear at April 18, 2020 10:44 AM (f1Vqw)

Oh that's comforting.

Posted by: thathalfrican - sucker free on my phone at April 18, 2020 10:46 AM (IYHxL)

341 Lots of gray hair showing out there. Perms have falling out. Nasty looking nails.
Oh, the humanity!

Posted by: Case at April 18, 2020 10:47 AM (4KUUb)

342 Posted by: Two Weeks From Turning 30 (plus China is Asshoe) at April 18, 2020 10:43 AM (+dsLj)

I cried about that...

after I stopped laughing so hard!

Posted by: Commissar Hrothgar at April 18, 2020 10:47 AM (BiNEL)

343 321 Shit TinyURl didnt work above, this one should:

https://tinyurl.com/y9hnqntu

Lolz
Posted by: Two Weeks From Turning 30 (plus China is Asshoe) at April 18, 2020 10:43 AM (+dsLj)

Sweet.

Posted by: jsg at April 18, 2020 10:47 AM (jol/7)

344 Posted by: Blacksheep at April 18, 2020 10:46 AM (6mvRv)

Means next to nothing

Posted by: thathalfrican - sucker free on my phone at April 18, 2020 10:47 AM (IYHxL)

345 Sorry you had a bad week Mis Hum. I appreciate your work here for all us morons. Prayers for better times ahead.

Posted by: RedinaBlueState at April 18, 2020 10:47 AM (rLaA7)

346 The beaches in San Clemente are losing sand, so sure, use it to fill up a skate park. Then the beach huggers will complain that the beaches are losing sand and it's because of global warming

Posted by: Tinfoilbaby at April 18, 2020 10:48 AM (N8G3E)

347 I Wish is a great Stevie Wonder song

Posted by: Cosmic Charlie at April 18, 2020 10:48 AM (PUmDY)

348 Just got back from Walmart. Not too bad, they even had toilet paper! Out of a lot of canned stuff, lunchmeat etc. Fresh produce was lacking but it always is anyway. About half were wearing masks.

Posted by: Jewells45 at April 18, 2020 10:48 AM (dUJdY)

349 That they put sand in the skate park is just so petty and asshoe.

Posted by: Cheriebebe at April 18, 2020 10:49 AM (Xt7n2)

350 >>He and some of his colleagues analyzed the genome, and he says it's obvious that HIV gene sequences have been spliced into this coronavirus.


When all you have is a Nobel Prize, everything looks like AIDS.

Posted by: garrett at April 18, 2020 10:49 AM (O4q+i)

351 The irony is that this is the time of year I often wear a mask outdoors (and wash my hands and sometimes even change my clothes) because of allergens.

Posted by: Sal at April 18, 2020 10:49 AM (bo8pf)

352 Coming back once more.

Posted by: Cosmic Charlie at April 18, 2020 10:49 AM (PUmDY)

353 337: Then we will soon be on the road to recovery. With any spike MDs will break down and use the meds without Herr Fauci approving

Posted by: CN at April 18, 2020 10:50 AM (5wOoy)

354 Michigan "governess " isn't the only one. SOunds like NJ and Virginia governors are up there on the nazi scale.

Posted by: runner at April 18, 2020 10:50 AM (zr5Kq)

355
You will not hear anything about Montagnier on the MSM. Fucking Nobel Prize winner. Big kook conspiracy theorist, I'm sure he is.

Dude knows this type of research (won a fucking Nobel for it), and knows what he sees and what the likely purpose was.

Posted by: publius, Rascally Rapscallion of a Poperin Pear at April 18, 2020 10:50 AM (f1Vqw)

356 I suspect in a few months, that will flip the other direction, bigly.
Posted by: Puddleglum at April 18, 2020 10:40 AM (MVR7y)

Yep.

Posted by: Jordan61 at April 18, 2020 10:50 AM (OzQGF)

357 I wonder how much that cost the good citizens of San Clemente?
Posted by: Aetius451AD at April 18, 2020 10:45 AM (A5zUN)


All government expenditures are for the good of the citizens, comrade have you learned nothing?

Posted by: Commissar Hrothgar at April 18, 2020 10:50 AM (BiNEL)

358 309 Coronavirus: San Clemente Fills Skatepark With 37 Tons Of Sand After Skaters Ignore 'No Trespassing' Signs

https://tinyurl.com/y7adm8yx
Posted by: SMH at April 18, 2020 10:41 AM (RU4sa)

That's fvcked up. A majority of the comments are even more fvcked up.

SMDH..

Posted by: browndog at April 18, 2020 10:50 AM (gD6Ka)

359 https://tinyurl.com/y9hnqntu



Lolz

Posted by: Two Weeks From Turning 30 (plus China is Asshoe) at April 18, 2020 10:43 AM (+dsLj)



Sweet.

Posted by: jsg at April 18, 2020 10:47 AM (jol/7)


The comments bashing the media are icing on the cake.

Posted by: Jane D'oh at April 18, 2020 10:50 AM (ptqGC)

360 The presupposes both rationality and a long time preference for the mother -- that she can visualize what will happen if she fails to do the things required. Neither of those qualities is much in evidence among the welfare class. And most of them, when hit with the cutoff because they didn't school their kids, will scream "Racism!"
And they'll get away with it.
Posted by: Wolfus Aurelius at April 18, 2020 10:40 AM (rpbg1)


A lot of this plan is premised on a theory of mine...

I believe that the ability to teach is a god-given talent, much like the ability to sing, instead of something that can be learned like being an electrician.

Some people just have the ability to connect with kids and transfer knowledge. They see when the kid is understanding and when they aren't. I know I don't have this talent, but I recognize it when I see it in others. Just like singing, you can get a Ph.D. in music and take singing lessons for a lifetime, but if you don't have the talent, you will always suck.

That's the problem with our public school system. The teacher's union has based everything on certifications, degrees and other measurements that have nothing to do with actual teaching. You can have a teacher in a classroom that is well credentialed, but who couldn't teach a kid anything to save her life.

In my plan, mother hire teachers to get results. If the teacher doesn't produce results, they're fired. Naturally gifted educators will prosper and people who had no business in teaching will starve.

As it should be.

Posted by: jwest at April 18, 2020 10:50 AM (mrrpT)

361 "Corona virus: San Clemente Fills Skate park With 37 Tons Of Sand After Skaters Ignore 'No Trespassing' Signs"


What a stupid waste of money. Probably "just" a couple thousand, a tiny drop in the bucket compared to the trillions we destroying. But if it has. 0.00001% chance of saving one child it must be done.

Posted by: Ripley at April 18, 2020 10:51 AM (MxEKc)

362 Woohoo!!!
Posted by: Ladyl at April 18, 2020 10:46 AM (TdMsT)


Happy for you Ladyl!

Posted by: Commissar Hrothgar at April 18, 2020 10:51 AM (BiNEL)

363 KY one is the worst.

Posted by: Cosmic Charlie at April 18, 2020 10:52 AM (PUmDY)

364 Local University hospital is laying off 100, mostly lower rung employees (of course). House keeping getting hit, along with ladies who give you directions oh how to get to where you want to go, with a mask of course. But some nursing and other professions are let go, since no elective surgery is allowed.The hospital has closed their suburban immediate care buildings.
I'd bet no higher up administrators were effected.

Posted by: Colin at April 18, 2020 10:52 AM (IXPzo)

365 Then you gave the wink and the sideways thumb?
Posted by: Aetius451AD at April 18, 2020 10:46 AM (A5zUN)


Yup, had to do the transaction at the loading door out back.

Posted by: Burnt Toast at April 18, 2020 10:53 AM (1g7ch)

366 Found at yesterday the plan is to try to get back to work around the first full week of May.

Realized last night, I had kind of wasted four weeks(? hard to tell) of vacation on just cleaning the apartment and trying not to go out of my head with boredom.

So, pulled the rowing machine out of the corner. Oiled up the chain and (after Ajax of course wanted to go out at right that minute in the rain) started rowing.

Couple observations.

One: Four weeks of relative sedentary lifestyle really kills your wind.

Two: Rowing is an odd exercise activity. Your heart rate goes up quickly, but it is not like most cardio where it feels like you are putting in a lot of effort.

Posted by: Aetius451AD at April 18, 2020 10:53 AM (A5zUN)

367 And, as I posted on the ONT last night, Nobel Laureate Dr. Luc Montagnier, who won the 2008 Nobel Prize in Medicine for the discovery of the HIV virus, says the WuFlu virus is indeed a genetically engineered lab creation...

==


Can't rule anything out when dealing with stupid ChiComs.

Posted by: runner at April 18, 2020 10:53 AM (zr5Kq)

368 >>"Corona virus: San Clemente Fills Skate park With 37 Tons Of Sand After Skaters Ignore 'No Trespassing' Signs"


Some lucky cat is gonna crap all over that place.

Posted by: garrett at April 18, 2020 10:53 AM (O4q+i)

369 363 KY one is the worst.
Posted by: Cosmic Charlie at April 18, 2020 10:52 AM (PUmDY)

Have you tried Astroglide?

Posted by: Jordan61 at April 18, 2020 10:53 AM (OzQGF)

370 @344 - how is that nothing, he just bombed his IQ test

Posted by: Blacksheep at April 18, 2020 10:53 AM (6mvRv)

371 >> how is that nothing, he just bombed his IQ test


He is a football player. IQ is a hinderance.

Posted by: garrett at April 18, 2020 10:54 AM (O4q+i)

372 " Posted by: publius, Rascally Rapscallion of a Poperin Pear at April 18, 2020 10:44 AM (f1Vqw) "

Looking back the reasoning was all very hazy and hysterical, but wasn't the core/central heck really only reason for the quarantine of the healthy the possible run on ventilators?

Idk, I remember some talk about total beds but Italy was the entire parade of horribles and that was about, at least the narrative was that they let olds die because no ventilators.

Posted by: Thesokorus at April 18, 2020 10:55 AM (wJ1CI)

373 I managed to score a 1 liter bottle of hand sanitizer yesterday. Made in Meh-he-ko. At least it's not from Red China.

Posted by: IrishEi at April 18, 2020 10:55 AM (sGotD)

374 Pulling moron's ponytails is allowed, though.

Posted by: socalcon at April 18, 2020 10:55 AM (Roy2Z)

375 363 KY one is the worst

Switch to Land of Lakes butter.

Posted by: injun banned at April 18, 2020 10:55 AM (/rjSW)

376 293 Heh. It's amazing what a very busy week can do.
Posted by: Insomniac - Ex Cineribus Resurgo at April 18, 2020 10:36 AM (NWiLs)

Turns out all you need to sleep, was a quality job.
Posted by: runner at April 18, 2020 10:38 AM (zr5Kq)

It sure helps!

Posted by: Insomniac - Ex Cineribus Resurgo at April 18, 2020 10:55 AM (NWiLs)

377 siebar: Gang of street-tough cats will not allow neighbor's dog to step foot on their turf

Aw, both the doggeh and the kittehs are having a blast! You can tell the cats are in on the fun, since there's no hissing and their tails aren't whipping around.

Posted by: Guy Smiley at April 18, 2020 10:55 AM (SAK2A)

378 On the plus side, not sore.

Posted by: Aetius451AD at April 18, 2020 10:56 AM (A5zUN)

379 >>Looking back the reasoning was all very hazy and hysterical, but wasn't the core/central heck really only reason for the quarantine of the healthy the possible run on ventilators?


It was always about services and the general lack of preparedness of nealry ALL the (Blue) States.

Posted by: garrett at April 18, 2020 10:56 AM (O4q+i)

380 Grumble grumble good morning.

Dang coffee machine is going on the fritz.

Posted by: Traveling Man Who's Stuck At Home&&&& at April 18, 2020 10:56 AM (ip00L)

381 There is a rose.

Does she have a big nose ?

Posted by: JT at April 18, 2020 10:57 AM (arJlL)

382 378 On the plus side, not sore.
Posted by: Aetius451AD at April 18, 2020 10:56 AM (A5zUN)

#notyet

I'm calling the onset of DOMS 36 hours

Posted by: browndog at April 18, 2020 10:57 AM (gD6Ka)

383 I don't want to bore you with this.

Posted by: Cosmic Charlie at April 18, 2020 10:57 AM (PUmDY)

384 , Tua scored a 13 on his Wonderlic test?! Burrow got a 34. Holy crap.

-

Makes sense. I think it's probably why Joe did so well under that QB coach after being an also ran up to last season, and why Tua always looks so natural when he plays.

Posted by: Moron Robbie has got the Kung Fu Grippe at April 18, 2020 10:57 AM (AwI0L)

385 308 Insom, Glad to hear you're week sounded like it went well!
Posted by: Cheriebebe at April 18, 2020 10:41 AM (Xt7n2)

It did, thanks! It's going to take a little time to get back in the groove, but I'll get there!

Posted by: Insomniac - Ex Cineribus Resurgo at April 18, 2020 10:57 AM (NWiLs)

386 >>He is a football player. IQ is a hinderance.

That was hurtful.

Posted by: JackStraw at April 18, 2020 10:58 AM (ZLI7S)

387 I'd bet no higher up administrators were effected.

Posted by: Colin at April 18, 2020 10:52 AM (IXPzo)


Oh puh-lease, after all, we are all in this together!

Posted by: Commissar Hrothgar at April 18, 2020 10:58 AM (BiNEL)

388 Got some hand sanitizer from Amazon yesterday. At least I think that is what it is. Labels are all in Chinese...

Posted by: Colin at April 18, 2020 10:59 AM (IXPzo)

389 It's going to take a little time to get back in the groove, but I'll get there!

Posted by: Insomniac - Ex Cineribus Resurgo at April 18, 2020 10:57 AM (NWiLs)


Insom, I am so glad you are back in the saddle and wish you a smooth ride!

Posted by: Commissar Hrothgar at April 18, 2020 10:59 AM (BiNEL)

390 >> Labels are all in Chinese...

Any Chicom product will likely do the opposite of what it claims to do.

Posted by: publius, Rascally Rapscallion of a Poperin Pear at April 18, 2020 11:00 AM (f1Vqw)

391 On the new jobs created it looks like the grocery store I go to now has a full time conveyor cleaner between every customer.
Did learn here at least I could use my reusable shopping bags just they can't touch them

Posted by: Skip at April 18, 2020 11:00 AM (ZCEU2)

392 Insom, I am so glad you are back in the saddle and wish you a smooth ride!
Posted by: Commissar Hrothgar at April 18, 2020 10:59 AM (BiNEL)


Heh. Heh heh heh. Heh heh.

Posted by: Insomniac - Ex Cineribus Resurgo at April 18, 2020 11:00 AM (NWiLs)

393 I'm calling the onset of DOMS 36 hours
Posted by: browndog at April 18, 2020 10:57 AM (gD6Ka)

Could be. Going to try to do about 2000 meters a day (that is how the machine tracks distance, Frog units.) I figure that should be a good place. Not too much time commitment, so might be easier to maintain when things do go back to normal.

Then there are the weights.

Posted by: Aetius451AD at April 18, 2020 11:00 AM (A5zUN)

394 Posted by: Cosmic Charlie at April 18, 2020 10:40 AM (PUmDY)
*******
Try Pa. Governor Wolf on for size, He & the Tranny Head of the Dept Of Health have ordered all workers in essential businesses wear masks & Customers SHOULD wear them too! I will if stopped in a store say tell Wolf & the Tranny says The Bill Of Rights/Constitution TRUMP you

Posted by: Ghost of Qassem Soleimani at April 18, 2020 11:00 AM (roJX1)

395 That's awkward. Turns out Tua scored a 19 at the combine. The 13 was from 2018.

Fromm apparently scored a 35.

Posted by: Moron Robbie has got the Kung Fu Grippe at April 18, 2020 11:01 AM (AwI0L)

396 388 Got some hand sanitizer from Amazon yesterday. At least I think that is what it is. Labels are all in Chinese...
Posted by: Colin at April 18, 2020 10:59 AM (IXPzo)

Roughly translated to "heavenly virus goop."

Posted by: Insomniac - Ex Cineribus Resurgo at April 18, 2020 11:01 AM (NWiLs)

397 And he's encouraging all the Karens to call 311 and report people.

Posted by: Jane D'oh at April 18, 2020 10:22 AM (ptqGCMm

Karen might need to learn what happened to collaborators after the Liberation

Posted by: Napoleon Soli, Section 2, Number 1 at April 18, 2020 11:01 AM (qyH+l)

398 Fromm > Tua

Posted by: Moron Robbie has got the Kung Fu Grippe at April 18, 2020 11:02 AM (AwI0L)

399 398 Fromm > Tua
Posted by: Moron Robbie has got the Kung Fu Grippe at April 18, 2020 11:02 AM (AwI0L)

The Manson family chick?

Posted by: Insomniac - Ex Cineribus Resurgo at April 18, 2020 11:02 AM (NWiLs)

400 Covfefe time...BRB

Posted by: Insomniac - Ex Cineribus Resurgo at April 18, 2020 11:02 AM (NWiLs)

401 Try Pa. Governor Wolf on for size, He & the Tranny Head of the Dept Of Health have ordered all workers in essential businesses wear masks & Customers SHOULD wear them too! I will if stopped in a store say tell Wolf & the Tranny says The Bill Of Rights/Constitution TRUMP you
Posted by: Ghost of Qassem Soleimani

There are NO masks to be had. I gotta come up with something for tomorrow's grocery shopping.

Posted by: JT at April 18, 2020 11:02 AM (arJlL)

402 It was always about services and the general lack of preparedness of nealry ALL the (Blue) States.

Posted by: garrett at April 18, 2020 10:56 AM (O4q+i)


Liberal decision factors:

Hmm, preparedness for rational future possibilities,

or

bullshit unaccountable activities with opportunities for graft?

Gonna have to think about that for a bit!

Posted by: Commissar Hrothgar at April 18, 2020 11:02 AM (BiNEL)

403 >>That was hurtful.

Even the most celebrated of the QBs tend to be meatheads, no?

Posted by: garrett at April 18, 2020 11:03 AM (O4q+i)

404

1. Any tool made in China will break at the earliest most inconvenient time possible, and, if feasible, explosively.

Posted by: Murphy's Rules of Chinese Shit at April 18, 2020 11:03 AM (d6DSt)

405 Reckon I should start working on the gun thread.
===================
Weasel, if you're still around, I have a thought for the gun thread: Could you do something on the care and feeding of firearms? I have several different guns, and did my time in the military, but I've never really been schooled in proper gun maintenance. I think it could start some lively conversations.
My 2 cents.

Posted by: Brave Sir Robin at April 18, 2020 11:03 AM (7Fj9P)

406 I bought the domain name "VentilatorStorage.com" the other day.



Posted by: jwest at April 18, 2020 10:31 AM (mrrpT)


you may have wasted your money, deBlasio will claim you are squatting on it and demand it be given to him

Posted by: Kindltot at April 18, 2020 11:03 AM (WyVLE)

407 Did anyone else see a show from the key of life tour?

Posted by: Cosmic Charlie at April 18, 2020 11:04 AM (PUmDY)

408 I couldn't care less about the NFL, but I *am* interested to see where Hurts ends up. He's not as talented as others, but I'm rooting for him just because he's such a great person.

Posted by: Moron Robbie has got the Kung Fu Grippe at April 18, 2020 11:04 AM (AwI0L)

409 >>Even the most celebrated of the QBs tend to be meatheads, no?


Yea, for the most part. In my experience hockey players were the smartest as a group.

Posted by: JackStraw at April 18, 2020 11:04 AM (ZLI7S)

410 I was going to Home Depot to get some caulk for cracks to keep the ants out. Then I remember I can't enter the store without a mask, so have to just put out more Toro ant killer.

Posted by: Colin at April 18, 2020 11:05 AM (IXPzo)

411 I started watching the new season of "Bosch" last night. 20 minutes in they revealed the bad guys to be white nationalists. Fuck you, Hollywood. Turned it off.

Posted by: Dan Smoot's Apprentice at April 18, 2020 11:05 AM (H8QX8)

412 Makes me weep .

Posted by: Cosmic Charlie at April 18, 2020 11:05 AM (PUmDY)

413 JT looked it up yesterday, all customers to grocery stores and pharmacy must wear masks.
And I am wearing my gas mask tomorrow

Posted by: Skip at April 18, 2020 11:05 AM (ZCEU2)

414 Got some hand sanitizer from Amazon yesterday. At least I think that is what it is. Labels are all in Chinese...

Posted by: Colin at April 18, 2020 10:59 AM (IXPzo)


Test it by pouring some on glass...

If it eats through the glass, it's probably not hand sanitizer!

Posted by: Commissar Hrothgar at April 18, 2020 11:05 AM (BiNEL)

415 Make a mask out of caulk.

Posted by: Moron Robbie has got the Kung Fu Grippe at April 18, 2020 11:05 AM (OmRtV)

416 FIRST!!!!!

Posted by: Sponge - China is asshoe! at April 18, 2020 11:06 AM (Zz0t1)

417 Yea, for the most part. In my experience hockey players were the smartest as a group.

-

I present to you the lacrosse team.

Posted by: Moron Robbie has got the Kung Fu Grippe at April 18, 2020 11:06 AM (OmRtV)

418 Yahoo Finance put out some self propaganda,"Here's why you should care coronavirus is obliterating the media", and the comments are beautiful. Of course, the Yahoo monkeys will stop their ears and yammer "I can't hear you".

Posted by: Balrog of Morgoth at April 18, 2020 11:06 AM (CLteG)

419 World famous coffee connoisseur:

https://youtu.be/L3tnH4FGbd0

Posted by: Sponge - China is asshoe! at April 18, 2020 11:06 AM (Zz0t1)

420 413 any type of a bandana will work to get you out of trouble

Posted by: Skip at April 18, 2020 11:06 AM (ZCEU2)

421 415 Make a mask out of caulk.
Posted by: Moron Robbie has got the Kung Fu Grippe at April 18, 2020 11:05 AM (OmRtV)

You're doing it wrong.

Posted by: flounder, rebel, vulgarian, deplorable, winner at April 18, 2020 11:07 AM (KnJdm)

422 Then there are the weights.
Posted by: Aetius451AD at April 18, 2020 11:00 AM (A5zUN)

Oh g-d yes...

There have been studies that show you can maintain 80-90% of your strength through well programmed body weight training, up to three weeks away from regular weight training.

After 4 weeks...de-training starts.

But once back to weight training, what was lost is quickly regained ( both strength and body mass ), and normal GAINZZZ are back on track.

Posted by: browndog at April 18, 2020 11:07 AM (gD6Ka)

423 The "Trump cocktail" has proven to be quite successful against the Chink Lung Chunk.

Why are people still dying from the 'rona?

Posted by: Sponge - China is asshoe! at April 18, 2020 11:07 AM (Zz0t1)

424 Caulks for Cracks.

Hi-Yo!

Posted by: Aetius451AD at April 18, 2020 11:07 AM (A5zUN)

425 417 Yea, for the most part. In my experience hockey players were the smartest as a group.

-

I present to you the lacrosse team.
Posted by: Moron Robbie has got the Kung Fu Grippe at April 18, 2020 11:06 AM (OmRtV)

I think they're the rapiest.

Posted by: Insomniac - Ex Cineribus Resurgo at April 18, 2020 11:07 AM (NWiLs)

426 JT looked it up yesterday, all customers to grocery stores and pharmacy must wear masks.
And I am wearing my gas mask tomorrow
Posted by: Skip

I have one of those Scream masks, but that thing is filthy.

Posted by: JT at April 18, 2020 11:07 AM (arJlL)

427 @408 - I like Hurts (I like Tua too) but he scored second lowest at 18.

Posted by: Blacksheep at April 18, 2020 11:07 AM (6mvRv)

428 I've been trimming my hair -- which even at slightly past 29 is still thick -- with the old Hair-Wiz gadget from the '60s.

In my 20's I use to have my hair thinned. With those odd every so often scissors. Now in my 60's .... I WANT IT BACK!

Posted by: Paladin at April 18, 2020 11:08 AM (DOD08)

429
Another forgotten 70's cartoon is Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kids

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Pds3zI7YxaY

Posted by: Soothsayer at April 18, 2020 11:08 AM (gwQC+)

430 My retirement plan is to have Carter Page adopt me.

He's going to be a very rich man.

Posted by: JackStraw at April 18, 2020 11:09 AM (ZLI7S)

431 How is everyone factoring in the new info regarding Corona into their mental models?

Is R0 high or low?

How close are we to herd immunity?

Was there ever a threat of collapsing the health care system?

I can't decide about the R0 myself, it seems it could be a lot lower than we thought. And NY and NJ et al could be from their over-crowding. I don't think the serology results from Santa Clara contradict this.

A lower R0 means a lower threshold for herd immunity. But it isn't clear to me where the background of exposed ppl is at.

Posted by: Thesokorus at April 18, 2020 11:09 AM (wJ1CI)

432 Fromm got a 35, second highest (Nate Daniels of Iowa scored 40).

Posted by: Blacksheep at April 18, 2020 11:09 AM (6mvRv)

433 like Hurts (I like Tua too) but he scored second lowest at 18.

-

I don't doubt it. There's an article out there about other scores. Some guy named Marino was in the low teens. Maybe other more recognizable names, too.

Posted by: Moron Robbie has got the Kung Fu Grippe at April 18, 2020 11:10 AM (OmRtV)

434 413 any type of a bandana will work to get you out of trouble
Posted by: Skip at April 18, 2020 11:06 AM (ZCEU2)


Palestinian keffiyeh ?

Posted by: runner at April 18, 2020 11:10 AM (zr5Kq)

435
CMDF, anyone?

1968 cartoon Fantastic Voyage

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=owM0jMMsDCQ

Posted by: Soothsayer at April 18, 2020 11:10 AM (gwQC+)

436 Why are people still dying from the 'rona?

Posted by: Sponge - China is asshoe! at April 18, 2020 11:07 AM (Zz0t1)


#OrangeManBad

Posted by: Commissar Hrothgar at April 18, 2020 11:10 AM (BiNEL)

437 >He is a football player. IQ is a hinderance.

That was hurtful.
Posted by: JackStraw
---

Reminds me of a joke that a Coastie vet told me about Marine Recruiters. "They have two rules when recruiting Marines", he said, "they have to be big, and dumb. If they're big enough, they'll waive the dumb requirement."

Posted by: Mike Hammer, etc., etc. at April 18, 2020 11:10 AM (L47aO)

438 Publix's, how accidental was the "accidental" leaking of the virus? Some rumors are that they wanted to use it to diffuse/distract from the HongKong protests. Thoughts?

Posted by: Cheriebebe at April 18, 2020 11:11 AM (Xt7n2)

439 Ordinary Pain

Posted by: Cosmic Charlie at April 18, 2020 11:11 AM (PUmDY)

440 Publix's, how accidental was the "accidental" leaking of the virus? Some rumors are that they wanted to use it to diffuse/distract from the HongKong protests. Thoughts?

Posted by: Cheriebebe at April 18, 2020 11:11 AM (Xt7n2)


When is the last time you heard anythng from Hong Kong?

Posted by: Commissar Hrothgar at April 18, 2020 11:12 AM (BiNEL)

441 I was going to Home Depot to get some caulk for cracks to keep the ants out. Then I remember I can't enter the store without a mask, so have to just put out more Toro ant killer.
Posted by: Colin at April 18, 2020 11:05 AM (IXPzo)


Phil Swift here for Flex Seal.....

Posted by: Sponge - China is asshoe! at April 18, 2020 11:12 AM (Zz0t1)

442 runner- especially

Posted by: Skip at April 18, 2020 11:12 AM (ZCEU2)

443 Karen might need to learn what happened to collaborators after the Liberation
Posted by: Napoleon Soli, Section 2, Number 1 at April 18, 2020 11:01 AM (qyH+l)


Once upon a time I would have printed out 100 posters of the picture of French women "collaborators" herded together with their head shaved with the caption, "Karen, remember last time?" and posted them on telephone poles

But no one would understand and I would get ticketed for littering.

Posted by: Kindltot at April 18, 2020 11:13 AM (WyVLE)

444 any type of a bandana will work to get you out of trouble
Posted by: Skip
--------

I have a full, bubble shield surgical cape. If I am required to wear something, people are going to be weirded out.

Posted by: Mike Hammer, etc., etc. at April 18, 2020 11:13 AM (L47aO)

445 298 Am I the only one who is watching Fauda, or knows anything about the show ?
Posted by: runner at April 18, 2020 10:39 AM (zr5Kq)

==

hubby is watching season 3 right now
I saw most of s1-2

not sure what's going on atm

Posted by: vmom 2020 at April 18, 2020 11:13 AM (G546f)

446 You're just a masochistic fool.

Posted by: Cosmic Charlie at April 18, 2020 11:13 AM (PUmDY)

447 Oh I'm getting into protest mode real quick

Posted by: Skip at April 18, 2020 11:13 AM (ZCEU2)

448 I'm here.

Still snowing. I feel like I must have done something really bad in a past life to make God this mad at me.

Posted by: Sharon(willow's apprentice) at April 18, 2020 11:13 AM (QzF6i)

449 Fromm got a 35, second highest (Nate Daniels of Iowa scored 40).
Posted by: Blacksheep at April 18, 2020 11:09 AM (6mvRv)


Just shows that the test means NOTHING.

No one is betting the farm on Fromm or Daniels. No one.

Posted by: Sponge - China is asshoe! at April 18, 2020 11:13 AM (Zz0t1)

450 I ordered a plague doctor mask. If a mandatory requirement comes down, that's what I'm wearing.

Posted by: Moron Robbie has got the Kung Fu Grippe at April 18, 2020 11:14 AM (OmRtV)

451 Publix's, how accidental was the "accidental" leaking of the virus? Some rumors are that they wanted to use it to diffuse/distract from the HongKong protests. Thoughts?
Posted by: Cheriebebe at April 18, 2020 11:11 AM (Xt7n2)


Two things:

1. Hong Kong embarrassing China on the world stage.

2. Trump embarrassing China on the world stage.

China repays them by destroying the world economy, except their own.

Posted by: Sponge - China is asshoe! at April 18, 2020 11:15 AM (Zz0t1)

452 >>Yea, for the most part. In my experience hockey players were the smartest as a group.


Football Players always reminded me of Infantry. And you don't need (or want) smart/independent thinking infantry.

Posted by: garrett at April 18, 2020 11:15 AM (r/iZ6)

453 If your hairdresser, manicurist and masseuse haven't called and offered to come to your home, you're not tipping enough.

I get my haircut at a joint where they give you a beer while waiting (limit 2). I figure they pay the ladies (don't start) dirt. I tip a $5, but the turnover is so, that I don't have the same lady for more than a year. I figure they move on to better paying jobs. I am not one to have long conversations with Floyd the barber, even though it's a Floyd'ette.

Posted by: Paladin at April 18, 2020 11:16 AM (DOD08)

454 I have one of those Scream masks, but that thing is filthy.
Posted by: JT at April 18, 2020 11:07 AM (arJlL)

I saw a kid in the grocery cart yesterday wearing a play helmet (some kind of robot thing) over a surgical mask

Posted by: vmom 2020 at April 18, 2020 11:16 AM (G546f)

455 I feel like I must have done something really bad in a past life to make God this mad at me.
Posted by: Sharon(willow's apprentice) at April 18, 2020 11:13 AM (QzF6i)


Nah. Blame your neighbors. It always makes me feel better.

Posted by: Sponge - China is asshoe! at April 18, 2020 11:16 AM (Zz0t1)

456


NOOOD outdoorsy thread

Posted by: Soothsayer at April 18, 2020 11:16 AM (gwQC+)

457 Huh. I got a number one. Must be a very nood nood!

http://acecomments.mu.nu/?post=386826

Posted by: mindful webworker
radically inclined
at April 18, 2020 11:16 AM (sLVyZ)

458 hubby is watching season 3 right now
I saw most of s1-2

not sure what's going on atm
Posted by: vmom 2020 at April 18, 2020 11:13 AM (G546f)

One of the writers, who is also playing the lead character, was himself in IDF's anti-terror unit. Knows what he is talking about. Makes the show interesting.

Posted by: runner at April 18, 2020 11:16 AM (zr5Kq)

459
not sure what's going on atm
Posted by: vmom 2020 at April 18, 2020 11:13 AM (G546f)


As we learned in Clerks 2, NEVER go ATM.

Posted by: Sponge - China is asshoe! at April 18, 2020 11:17 AM (Zz0t1)

460 Sharon I don't have any snow this year but doubt God is happy with me the way things are going either so can't be that

Posted by: Skip at April 18, 2020 11:17 AM (ZCEU2)

461 Why are people still dying from the 'rona?
Posted by: Sponge - China is asshoe! at April 18, 2020 11:07 AM (Zz0t1)


The Cubans are pushing an interferon treatment. I would be interested if it actually worked.

Also the Cuban MDs sent to Andorra to support the COVID were relegated to support roles because they tended to not be competent

Posted by: Kindltot at April 18, 2020 11:17 AM (WyVLE)

462 I have a Vendetta mask that I am using!

Posted by: Commissar Hrothgar at April 18, 2020 11:18 AM (BiNEL)

463 Commissar Hrothgar

Tip of t hat to my fellow survivor of the 2019 TxMoMeet.

If it eats through the glass, it is a strong solution of Hydrogen Fluoride. Which is not a strong acid. It just dissolves glass ... and flesh.

Needs a special container to hold it, so I'm not too worried. But HF wounds are very, very bad. Do not search that unless you have a strong stomach.

Posted by: NaCly Dog at April 18, 2020 11:18 AM (u82oZ)

464 >>Football Players always reminded me of Infantry. And you don't need (or want) smart/independent thinking infantry.

On the other hand one of the smartest people I've ever met was the guy who played left tackle on my high school team. Turned down an offer from the Colts to be a geologist for Exxon. Big as a house and smart as a whip.

Posted by: JackStraw at April 18, 2020 11:21 AM (ZLI7S)

465 Ugh. Chemical burns in general are horrible to look at. Even minor garden chemicals can really screw someone up if they have a reaction. I don't know why anyone would willingly seek it out.

Posted by: Moron Robbie has got the Kung Fu Grippe at April 18, 2020 11:22 AM (41rs/)

466 Fauda
who is this guy hiding in.a cave?

Posted by: vmom 2020 at April 18, 2020 11:22 AM (G546f)

467 I ordered a plague doctor mask. If a mandatory requirement comes down, that's what I'm wearing.

Posted by: Moron Robbie has got the Kung Fu Grippe at April 18, 2020 11:14 AM (OmRtV)

Those are awesome.

Posted by: Berserker-Dragonheads Division at April 18, 2020 11:22 AM (9Om/r)

468 On the other hand one of the smartest people I've ever met was the guy who played left tackle on my high school team. Turned down an offer from the Colts to be a geologist for Exxon. Big as a house and smart as a whip.

Posted by: JackStraw

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Our high school was the same. QB was in all the same classes I was, and a genuinely nice guy to boot. I wanted to dislike him but couldn't.

Posted by: Moron Robbie has got the Kung Fu Grippe at April 18, 2020 11:23 AM (41rs/)

469 Skip, now that you say that, things weren't pretty bad before it snowed. My first thought when I woke us was adding insult to injury.

Posted by: Sharon(willow's apprentice) at April 18, 2020 11:23 AM (QzF6i)

470 Game managers like Jay Barker and AJ are very smart.

Posted by: Cosmic Charlie at April 18, 2020 11:24 AM (PUmDY)

471 201 Does anyone here suspect that leftist states are juicing the Chinese flu numbers to ensure that the economy is still in the toilet in November?

I would assume any horde-card holder would have assumed that from the get-go. It is perfectly consistent with every other thing the left does.

Hoping after a landslide in November that also delivers a thumping majority in the House and Senate, Trump says "Okay boys and girls, after getting jerked around by traitors for four years, now WE want some BUTTS, am I right?!"

Posted by: Ray Van Dune at April 18, 2020 11:24 AM (Zag26)

472 440 Publix's, how accidental was the "accidental" leaking of the virus? Some rumors are that they wanted to use it to diffuse/distract from the HongKong protests. Thoughts?


That reminds me, I need to go grocery shopping this week.

Posted by: Insomniac - Ex Cineribus Resurgo at April 18, 2020 11:25 AM (NWiLs)

473 Obesity seems to be the biggest risk factor for ChinaVirus for those under 60. The more PC minded will say "the disease of obesity".


"CDC found that among 178 adult patients with data on underlying conditions as of March 30, the vast majority had one or more underlying conditions. The most common underlying conditions in order were hypertension closely followed by obesity. (The other conditions that followed were chronic lung disease, diabetes mellitus and cardiovascular disease.)"
Posted by: illiniwek at April 18, 2020 09:28 AM (Cus5s)

The report you quote clearly says hypertension is #1, closely followed by obesity.

Posted by: Alberta Oil Peon at April 18, 2020 11:26 AM (miJU3)

474 >>Our high school was the same. QB was in all the same classes I was, and a genuinely nice guy to boot. I wanted to dislike him but couldn't.

This guy was also my lab partner in our science classes. He would solve the most complex problems and be bored with them. All the rest of us ever heard from our parents is "Why can't you be more like David?"

Because of you mom!

Posted by: JackStraw at April 18, 2020 11:26 AM (ZLI7S)

475 JS, just ordered the Spring 90 box sets

Posted by: Cosmic Charlie at April 18, 2020 11:29 AM (PUmDY)

476 But no one would understand and I would get ticketed for littering.
Posted by: Kindltot at April 18, 2020 11:13 AM (WyVLE)

The swastikas painted on them should be a clue.

Posted by: Napoleon Soli, Section 2, Number 1 at April 18, 2020 11:30 AM (qyH+l)

477 To jump in a conversation that I haven't gone back and read up on......
From an 'ettes perspective:
I always thought that football players had to be very smart in order to learn and memorize all those plays. Also, ever notice how quarterbacks for the most part tend to be very good looking.

Posted by: Sharon(willow's apprentice) at April 18, 2020 11:30 AM (QzF6i)

478 Because of you mom!

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Ha

Posted by: Moron Robbie has got the Kung Fu Grippe at April 18, 2020 11:30 AM (41rs/)

479 There is a movie called Switch, where Ellen Barkin plays a guy who got
reincarnated as a woman. She is sitting at her desk one day and says, "I
can't think with all this hair!" I always think of that when I get to
the Can't Stand It phase!


I remember the part just after the switch, where she wakes up to take a leak. **blood curdling scream** The neighbor little old lady telling the cops. "It wasn't normal woman's scream I hear coming from his apartment...this was different."

Posted by: Paladin at April 18, 2020 11:30 AM (DOD08)

480 I won't get into the details but our Pastor is on the side of Tony Evers.
Posted by: Misanthropic Humanitarian at April 18, 2020 09:41 AM (aA3+G)

Fire his ass, or find another church.

Posted by: Alberta Oil Peon at April 18, 2020 11:31 AM (miJU3)

481 Also, ever notice how quarterbacks for the most part tend to be very good looking.

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My wife and I were discussing this last year. She pointed out that they are fairly well rounded in their fitness and that probably helps. Not too thick for stopping power, not too thin for speed, etc.

Posted by: Moron Robbie has got the Kung Fu Grippe at April 18, 2020 11:32 AM (41rs/)

482 >>JS, just ordered the Spring 90 box sets

Nice.

Posted by: JackStraw at April 18, 2020 11:33 AM (ZLI7S)

483 Moron Robbie has got the Kung Fu Grippe

Leadership likes good looking people. Deep in our ur-DNA.

Posted by: NaCly Dog at April 18, 2020 11:34 AM (u82oZ)

484 Although I think we'll start seeing nearly seven feet tall QBs in the power 5 soon. The little squat running QBs will still be around, but the game is evolving to basketball, so it makes sense to have tall throwers to get over defensive lines.

Posted by: Moron Robbie has got the Kung Fu Grippe at April 18, 2020 11:34 AM (41rs/)

485 Found an online Wonderlic test. 48/50. You don't have to think that hard. If Frank Gore got a 4, I've got to believe he was just blowing off the test.

Posted by: t-bird at April 18, 2020 11:36 AM (lIIT7)

486 They kept mentioning some hospital that got a ton with almost no patients.

I think this is the real problem. The satellites pick up huge carbon emissions over that part of China. The "Intelligent Agencies" figured the death toll from Covid was that severe. It was just the Chi-Coms eliminating dissidents. Remember those videos of people getting dragged away yelling "I'm not sick!" Something like 20 million cell phone out of service. I think they are that cold blooded.

Posted by: Paladin at April 18, 2020 11:38 AM (DOD08)

487 I think they are that cold blooded.

The ideal business partner.

Posted by: Bill Gates at April 18, 2020 11:41 AM (bc+R5)

488 Paladin

Interesting. This is a slow kill to innovation in China. Because the real advances come from people that do not accept the status quo.

Posted by: NaCly Dog at April 18, 2020 11:41 AM (u82oZ)

489 371

>> how is that nothing, he just bombed his IQ test

He is a football player. IQ is a hinderance.

Posted by: garrett at April 18, 2020 10:54 AM

Jay Glazer had a great comment a week or so ago in his weekly column about how intelligent one needs to be in order to make it in the NFL:

Your other question, the biggest surprise that the average fan may not know about, is how incredibly smart you have to be to play in the NFL. There are plays that sound like foreign languages, freaking 50-syllable plays. All of a sudden, they get to the line, the quarterback yells out one word and it changes to a completely different play with 50 different syllables.

Then, on top of that, sometimes moments before the ball is snapped, they all have a "sight adjustment."
That means they don't even say anything but all 11 guys on the team recognize something that the defense is doing and they alter the play again on sight. They have to all be on the same page with that. The level of intelligence needed to excel in the league is immense.

Imagine in high school, every single week, they give you a huge new book and you have to have it completely memorized in three days. Every week you get a new one and it has to be memorized inside and out. Yeah, you have to have a totally different level of intelligence to play in the NFL. It's really hard to grasp. I hope I've done a good job explaining it.

Posted by: Clyde Shelton at April 18, 2020 11:42 AM (Do5/p)

490 Jay Glazer had a great comment a week or so ago in his weekly column about how intelligent one needs to be in order to make it in the NFL:

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It's pretty to think that, and probably neat to write about, but Cam Newton, Michael Vick, and who knows how many others said "Hold my beer."

Posted by: Moron Robbie has got the Kung Fu Grippe at April 18, 2020 11:44 AM (41rs/)

491 Morning y'all.

Cool and drippy here in seattle.
Need another cupppa joe

Posted by: Nurse ratched at April 18, 2020 11:49 AM (U8y7n)

492 An NYC doctor wrote an article about this, and he's one of many who are recognizing that with this WuFlu thing, it's not the same. He says that critical WuFlu patients are more like those with high-altitude sickness or CO poisoning. Their lungs can breathe well enough, it's just they can't get enough O2 into their blood.

He says the best treatment seems to be pure O2 through masks, maybe higher pressure, but not a ventilator -- that does nothing but damage their lungs.

So, irony of irony, the mad scramble for ventilators was simply the wrong thing to do.
Posted by: publius, Rascally Rapscallion of a Poperin Pear at April 18, 2020 10:36 AM (f1Vqw)

This. We have seen reports that the WuFlu is not really a lung disease, but a blood disease.The virus gets into red blood cells, and screws up the hemoglobin to prevent uptake of oxygen. So the lungs wind up getting clogged with junk hemoglobin.

And this explains why the HCQ cocktail works. It prevents the bug from colonizing the red blood cells.

Presumably a whole-body blood transfusion would help late-stage victims who are dying on ventilators?

Posted by: Alberta Oil Peon at April 18, 2020 11:53 AM (miJU3)

493 To jump in a conversation that I haven't gone back and read up on......

From an 'ettes perspective:

I always thought that football players had to be very smart in order
to learn and memorize all those plays. Also, ever notice how
quarterbacks for the most part tend to be very good looking.

Posted by: Sharon(willow's apprentice) at April 18, 2020 11:30 AM (QzF6i)

Both of my brothers played football. Big bro hit people with a great deal of force. Little bro was the thinker. Sure, he still hit people but he literally had a different mindset than big bro.

Posted by: Vendette at April 18, 2020 11:54 AM (nRNOc)

494 Nurse ratched

Prayers ascending for you and your two house issue. Can you get out of work high school athletes to help you move?

Posted by: NaCly Dog at April 18, 2020 11:54 AM (u82oZ)

495 Ha. Lamar Jackson really did score a 13, apparently.

Poor bastard. He'll never be a good QB in the NFL.

Posted by: Moron Robbie - hilarious April 4 photo of NYC hospital staff using their gloves and masks at April 18, 2020 11:56 AM (IwDj9)

496 I recently started what I like to call a "meat subscription" with an organic farming co-op I stumbled across online. I figured having a few pounds of good meat in my freezer at all times would encourage me to cook more often. I was set up to get a ten-pound shipment every three months; my first shipment arrived in February, and it's good stuff! The one thing I haven't liked is the bacon; it's thick and has good flavor, but it's pretty much all fat. But the packages are easy to customize, so I decided to spend an extra $8 and swap out the bacon for a couple of pork steaks on future shipments.

My next shipment was scheduled to arrive in late May, but I heard about Smithfield Foods shutting down its main plant because a bunch of their workers got the To Wong Flu, and I thought, ugh... there could be some shortages coming. So, I decided to up-size my subscription to the biggest package (thirty pounds) and bump up my schedule to every two months starting with the earliest possible date (this coming week).

I'll most likely reduce the size and frequency back to their original levels later, but I thought it'd be a good idea to have a nice big stockpile of good meat for now, just in case.

Posted by: Prothonotary Warbler at April 18, 2020 11:57 AM (H3MF8)

497 Prothonotary Warbler

That sounds really good. And good to see you posting.

Posted by: NaCly Dog at April 18, 2020 12:00 PM (u82oZ)

498 Good to see you, too, Salty!

Posted by: Prothonotary Warbler at April 18, 2020 12:01 PM (H3MF8)

499 So, I decided to up-size my subscription to the biggest package (thirty pounds) and bump up my schedule to every two months starting with the earliest possible date (this coming week).

--

True Moron thinking there.

Posted by: Moron Robbie - hilarious April 4 photo of NYC hospital staff using their gloves and masks at April 18, 2020 12:03 PM (IwDj9)

500 495

Ha. Lamar Jackson really did score a 13, apparently.

Poor bastard. He'll never be a good QB in the NFL.

Posted by: Moron Robbie - hilarious April 4 photo of NYC hospital staff using their gloves and masks at April 18, 2020 11:56 AM

Is he really a good NFL quarterback though? Or does he rely on his skill and speed to make plays out of nothing when his first read is not there?

How difficult of an offense is he really running? BAL is a run-first offense where they do well when playing from ahead and can dictate the game flow.

But if they fall behind and Jackson is forced to actually try to bring the team back and not rely on the run game, he's not as good.

So time will tell with Jackson. If he is forced to be a true pocket passer, he may be exposed.

Posted by: Clyde Shelton at April 18, 2020 12:08 PM (Do5/p)

501
Is he really a good NFL quarterback though? Or does he rely on his skill and speed to make plays out of nothing when his first read is not there

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I honestly don't know. I don't watch the NFL at all.

I do know in the offense focused modern game I'd rather have someone with a lot of natural talent that can make things happen when a play breaks down over a good game manager.

Posted by: Moron Robbie has got the Kung Fu Grippe at April 18, 2020 12:15 PM (41rs/)

502 >>Jay Glazer had a great comment a week or so ago in his weekly column about how intelligent one needs to be in order to make it in the NFL:

Your other question, the biggest surprise that the average fan may not know about, is how incredibly smart you have to be to play in the NFL.



Exhibit A : Gronkowski

Sorry. Jay Glazer isn't what I would call a smart man, either.

Posted by: garrett at April 18, 2020 12:15 PM (wCt/A)

503 The Chinese are ruthless, diabolical and plotting. You can thank a lot of people in our country for trying to foster a different opinion. That includes both people who have taken the cash and people in Congress. Nobody paying attention should be surprised. Theo goal is simple: world conquest. That may sound like a trite novel or movie plot, but it isn't. It's the material and verifiable truth. Read about their utter and complete disregard for human life. Of their genocide of the Uighurs, in Tibet, with Christians and with their citizens who disagree with them on, well, anything. People routinely disappear or end up dead. Read about who ends up in prison or why. About there very gruesome organ harvesting program and experiments using human subjects. This is all of course we get to their membership in the WTO, which they've used to steal out IP, industry's and academia, to the very clear detriment of our citizens and country. Only nope do people realize the type of total global control that's given them over the well being of our country. Some knew, by the way and that includes every president since the 1990's, bar none.

Now I haven't even touched in their military or incidents and buildup including the despicable Hainan Island incident which signaled nothing but weakness from our feckless president at the time and his global toadies.

Trump is the only president in the past 30 years Ho has even attempted to address this situation. But he can't do it alone. We've been dug a very big hole by his predecessors and you can now see how the Chinese have infiltrated those in the media and in our Congress. It's a shit storm of epic proportions that we need to address now. Our republic depends on it.

Posted by: Hesco Gypsy, staring from 457 meters at April 18, 2020 12:16 PM (bGY3H)

504 Clyde @12:08... "Is he really a good NFL quarterback though? Or does he rely on his
skill and speed to make plays out of nothing when his first read is not
there?
"

This reminds me of a hilarious video from The Onion, spoofing ESPN talk shows, where they were talking about Tim Tebow, and one of the commentators sputtered, "He's such a shitty quarterback, all he can do is win!"

Posted by: Prothonotary Warbler at April 18, 2020 12:16 PM (H3MF8)

505 I heard about Smithfield Foods shutting down its main plant because a bunch of their workers got the To Wong Flu

Smithfield is owned by the Chinese now. I'm sure there's nothing to worry about.

Fact-checked and sincerely,

A Chinese employee of Smithfield.

Posted by: t-bird at April 18, 2020 12:18 PM (qHgVt)

506 Read the FAQ on Smithfield's website. It is a perfect example of Chinese propaganda. They try to hide the fact they are owned by the Chinese by saying the ownership stake is from a Hong Kong based company. But when you trace back the ultimate owner it is an asset management firm owned by the Chinese government.

Posted by: Hesco Gypsy, staring from 457 meters at April 18, 2020 12:23 PM (bGY3H)

507 JT looked it up yesterday, all customers to grocery stores and pharmacy must wear masks.
And I am wearing my gas mask tomorrow
Posted by: Skip at April 18, 2020 11:05 AM (ZCEU2)

If the gummint demands that you wear a mask, then let the gummint provide them.

Posted by: Alberta Oil Peon at April 18, 2020 12:24 PM (miJU3)

508 (looks to see what Johnny Manziel's score was)

Posted by: Moron Robbie has got the Kung Fu Grippe at April 18, 2020 12:24 PM (41rs/)

509 Wear the mask. Around your neck.

Posted by: Moron Robbie has got the Kung Fu Grippe at April 18, 2020 12:25 PM (41rs/)

510 This reminds me of a hilarious video from The Onion, spoofing ESPN talk shows, where they were talking about Tim Tebow, and one of the commentators sputtered, "He's such a shitty quarterback, all he can do is win!"

Which comes from the quote about Cris Carter: "All he can do is catch touchdowns".

Posted by: Ian S. at April 18, 2020 12:28 PM (6XLoz)

511 Tebow took over a 1-3 team cruising to a blowout that would put them at 1-4, proceeded to win that game and six more to get them a playoff berth, and even win their first playoff game.

Without him to turn that season around for the Broncos and show that they could, in fact, be winners, there's no way Peyton Manning would've signed with them the next season. They would've just continued to suck balls.

Tebow's numbers may not have been good, but he had a whole lot of intangibles working for him. He really did do great things for the Broncos.

Posted by: Prothonotary Warbler at April 18, 2020 12:47 PM (H3MF8)

512 I do know in the offense focused modern game I'd rather have someone with a lot of natural talent that can make things happen when a play breaks down over a good game manager.

Posted by: Moron Robbie has got the Kung Fu Grippe at April 18, 2020 12:15 PM

I would rather have the game manager. If by game manager, you're meaning a pocket passer.

Typically, the QBs who have the skill to run will rely too much on that. And do not spend enough time developing their "game manager" skills. i.e. reading defenses, changing plays, understanding hot routes, understanding where to go when the first and second read are not available, etc.

Colin Kaepernick was exposed as a bad QB when opposing defenses took away his running and scrambling part of his game and forced him to be a pocket passer. He was not good at reading defenses or doing much beyond his first read. He also did not have a very accurate arm.

When I think good game managers / pocket passer, I think of Peyton, Brady and Brees. These guys are masters at reading defenses, having the skill to hit the receivers they want to hit and being able to manage the pocket (i.e. just move enough to extend a play to make a pass.).

So yeah, I think the jury is still out on Jackson. He has the skill to succeed in a certain offense and with the game flow going a certain way. But obviously so far, teams have found ways to shut him down in the playoffs.

But if he can develop the game manager skills I mentioned, those combined with his amazing athletic skill would be an amazing combination. And the sky would be the limit for him.

Posted by: Clyde Shelton at April 18, 2020 04:56 PM (Do5/p)

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