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    Quote Originally Posted by Forogil View Post
    Noticed that it seemed that this small change wasn't posted here earlier.

    WHO now calls it physical distancing - not social distancing: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aOykECB5L8k
    While they are not wrong, i mean you can be "social" over social media and the internet in general, you don't have to become a complete recluse.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Forogil View Post
    Noticed that it seemed that this small change wasn't posted here earlier.

    WHO now calls it physical distancing - not social distancing: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aOykECB5L8k
    It was an inadequate term to begin with. Social distance means nothing in a internet, smartphone connected world. Probably more confusing to generation Z than anything.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Zantos View Post
    So many stories are coming in from people being idiots about this. The virus party in Kentucky. The beach. I am willing to be that if this virus was more deadly, people would Still be just as dumb about it. Heck, even some of my family is saying its nothing but the common cold. The sheer stupidity about this virus is baffling.

    And they wonder why its spreading so far so fast. We have seen this from day 1 in china. People are NOT taking this thing serious and its killing others.
    Speaking of which

    Louisiana pastor defies coronavirus order, draws over 1,000 people to services


    And he's not the only one faith healers are defying the order all of the US claiming it's an attack on their religious liberty. They are also selling "cures" for the virus like silver, faith healing and "supplements". It wouldn't be so bad except millions of Americans believe and send money to these televangelists.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Acidbaron View Post
    Not just New York i am afraid, New york is a high travel state, it is going to crop everywhere. Rural area's seem they might be a bit better protected for this but that all depends how serious precautions are taken and right now there is no clear direction or sense of urgency coming from the white house, even more rural state local politicians aren't 'buying it'.

    So the few hospitals they got there are going to be swarmed, as from i read they struggle when just a regular flu season hits them.
    This virus is going to absolutely decimate rural areas and the south since they tend to have an much older population not to mention their leaders think the whole thing is a hoax.

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    White House briefing starting. Looks like the deal has been voted and passed.

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    Jesus christ the discrimination is unreal those days.

    I have a Chinese background and whenever I go to a grocery store or ordering a pick up, there is always some motherfucker just stare at me straight in the face man. Probably because I am wearing a mask (sometimes I didn't cover my nose because I am wearing glasses and if I breath a lot, my glasses will be completely covered by fog and I can't see anything)

    And I almost got engage in a fight at a local beer store today, this white dude in front of me waiting to purchase something, there is this lady taking forever to do something, so he goes to the other lane, and I go to the other lane, what is the fking problem he stares at me, I was also annoyed his ignorance for switching the lane. This motherfker wearing big puffed jacket think he is big and tough, after he bought the beers and he still stares at me wtf man, if he got a problem come at me.

    Fucking losers those day man, sorry for this vent.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Draco-Onis View Post
    Speaking of which

    Louisiana pastor defies coronavirus order, draws over 1,000 people to services


    And he's not the only one faith healers are defying the order all of the US claiming it's an attack on their religious liberty. They are also selling "cures" for the virus like silver, faith healing and "supplements". It wouldn't be so bad except millions of Americans believe and send money to these televangelists.

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    This virus is going to absolutely decimate rural areas and the south since they tend to have an much older population not to mention their leaders think the whole thing is a hoax.
    The amount of people selling lies to "cure" this is absurd. We had a person posting that article about olive oil, something straight from the Quran, Christians are either selling faith healing or magical supplements, others are offering penance as apparently this is a curse from god for our way of living. On social media you have tons of con artists and people pushing their agenda about this, vegans, carnivores, keto advocates, all sorts of nutrition people, what has essentially become a religion for some offering bad advice.

    How much of a shitstain of a person do you have to be benefit of others in this situation and this should be considered criminal.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Draco-Onis View Post
    Speaking of which Louisiana pastor defies coronavirus order, draws over 1,000 people to services

    And he's not the only one faith healers are defying the order all of the US claiming it's an attack on their religious liberty. They are also selling "cures" for the virus like silver, faith healing and "supplements". It wouldn't be so bad except millions of Americans believe and send money to these televangelists.

    This virus is going to absolutely decimate rural areas and the south since they tend to have an much older population not to mention their leaders think the whole thing is a hoax.
    Yeah, It's not just the uber religious...it's the elderly.
    I'm constantly surprised at how many are going about their routines as if all was normal.
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    Quote Originally Posted by PokeKitty View Post
    Jesus christ the discrimination is unreal those days.

    I have a Chinese background and whenever I go to a grocery store or ordering a pick up, there is always some motherfucker just stare at me straight in the face man. Probably because I am wearing a mask (sometimes I didn't cover my nose because I am wearing glasses and if I breath a lot, my glasses will be completely covered by fog and I can't see anything)

    And I almost got engage in a fight at a local beer store today, this white dude in front of me waiting to purchase something, there is this lady taking forever to do something, so he goes to the other lane, and I go to the other lane, what is the fking problem he stares at me, I was also annoyed his ignorance for switching the lane. This motherfker wearing big puffed jacket think he is big and tough, after he bought the beers and he still stares at me wtf man, if he got a problem come at me.

    Fucking losers those day man, sorry for this vent.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Acidbaron View Post
    Not just New York i am afraid, New york is a high travel state, it is going to crop everywhere. Rural area's seem they might be a bit better protected for this but that all depends how serious precautions are taken and right now there is no clear direction or sense of urgency coming from the white house, even more rural state local politicians aren't 'buying it'.

    So the few hospitals they got there are going to be swarmed, as from i read they struggle when just a regular flu season hits them.
    Morgues will be full soon.
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    ‘I would rather die than kill the country’: The conservative chorus pushing Trump to end social distancing

    Trump has spoken in recent days of lifting social distancing policies that have shut down nonessential businesses around the United States after a 15-day period ends to “have the country opened up and just raring to go by Easter.”

    Behind him, a chorus of conservative thinkers, pundits and politicians have been sowing arguments to support a potential walk-back of the policies that public health experts say will slow the spread of coronavirus and limit the number of severe cases inundating hospitals.

    At the heart of their campaign is a skepticism over the advice offered by experts and a willingness to accept a certain number of deaths to incur fewer economic costs.

    Many also see in the mass shutdowns and shelter-in-place policies a plot to push the country to the left.
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    I just need to vent.

    With the shops being closed, we decided to order a couple of things we need for home office via Amazon.

    Who would have thought, nothing will arrive. Items usually available within 48 hours don't even have expected delivery dates on them. I'm talking HDMI cables, not toilet paper. The very moment people turn to online shopping for real, to substitute physical stores, the system collapses. I hope this nightmare is over soon. I need to currently manage 4 systems for which I used to have 5 screens around me, now I'm stuck with a single laptop screen.

    Might sound mundane for some, but it's driving me crazy.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Shadowferal View Post
    ‘I would rather die than kill the country’: The conservative chorus pushing Trump to end social distancing

    Trump has spoken in recent days of lifting social distancing policies that have shut down nonessential businesses around the United States after a 15-day period ends to “have the country opened up and just raring to go by Easter.”

    Behind him, a chorus of conservative thinkers, pundits and politicians have been sowing arguments to support a potential walk-back of the policies that public health experts say will slow the spread of coronavirus and limit the number of severe cases inundating hospitals.

    At the heart of their campaign is a skepticism over the advice offered by experts and a willingness to accept a certain number of deaths to incur fewer economic costs.

    Many also see in the mass shutdowns and shelter-in-place policies a plot to push the country to the left.
    Subtext: "I would rather kill my neighbors than kill my 401k"

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    Quote Originally Posted by Acidbaron View Post
    The amount of people selling lies to "cure" this is absurd.
    Not just this, but looks like number of scams in general have increased.

    In last few days for some reason while watching YouTube I've seen ads for several pyramid schemes, two "spiritual healer"-like scams. Obviously clicked each of them so channels I was watching could get some money from those scammers.

    I think number of scams will only increase. Many people are losing jobs, some of them are not below scamming other people, be it cure for Covid19 or some other type of scam.
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    Quote Originally Posted by StayTuned View Post
    I just need to vent.

    With the shops being closed, we decided to order a couple of things we need for home office via Amazon.

    Who would have thought, nothing will arrive. Items usually available within 48 hours don't even have expected delivery dates on them. I'm talking HDMI cables, not toilet paper. The very moment people turn to online shopping for real, to substitute physical stores, the system collapses. I hope this nightmare is over soon. I need to currently manage 4 systems for which I used to have 5 screens around me, now I'm stuck with a single laptop screen.

    Might sound mundane for some, but it's driving me crazy.
    Try some smaller local retailer instead of amazon?
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    i've said i'd like to have one of those bad dragon dildos shaped like a horse, because the shape is nicer than human.
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    i was talking about horse cock again, told him to look at your sig.

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    Quote Originally Posted by PokeKitty View Post
    Jesus christ the discrimination is unreal those days.

    I have a Chinese background and whenever I go to a grocery store or ordering a pick up, there is always some motherfucker just stare at me straight in the face man. Probably because I am wearing a mask (sometimes I didn't cover my nose because I am wearing glasses and if I breath a lot, my glasses will be completely covered by fog and I can't see anything)

    And I almost got engage in a fight at a local beer store today, this white dude in front of me waiting to purchase something, there is this lady taking forever to do something, so he goes to the other lane, and I go to the other lane, what is the fking problem he stares at me, I was also annoyed his ignorance for switching the lane. This motherfker wearing big puffed jacket think he is big and tough, after he bought the beers and he still stares at me wtf man, if he got a problem come at me.

    Fucking losers those day man, sorry for this vent.
    I guess switch to hazmat suit
    But yeah if people think you are from China as a tourist, they will look at you. Not much you can do, unless you wear a shirt -- i am not from China or something.

    However masks are used generaly by sick people to not spread the virus (and doctors), so it could also be that.

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    Quote Originally Posted by BoltBlaster View Post
    Not just this, but looks like number of scams in general have increased.

    In last few days for some reason while watching YouTube I've seen ads for several pyramid schemes, two "spiritual healer"-like scams. Obviously clicked each of them so channels I was watching could get some money from those scammers.

    I think number of scams will only increase. Many people are losing jobs, some of them are not below scamming other people, be it cure for Covid19 or some other type of scam.
    Scammers are just targeting people that lost their job perma. Best you can do is report them to some1 so they take down the site and hopefully arrest them.

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    Quote Originally Posted by StayTuned View Post
    I just need to vent.

    With the shops being closed, we decided to order a couple of things we need for home office via Amazon.

    Who would have thought, nothing will arrive. Items usually available within 48 hours don't even have expected delivery dates on them. I'm talking HDMI cables, not toilet paper. The very moment people turn to online shopping for real, to substitute physical stores, the system collapses. I hope this nightmare is over soon. I need to currently manage 4 systems for which I used to have 5 screens around me, now I'm stuck with a single laptop screen.
    I believe the demand for HDMI-cables has increased a lot with people working from home. The next pandemic remember to borrow them from work.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Puupi View Post
    Try some smaller local retailer instead of amazon?
    I will. I'm taking a vacation for a few days just to sort myself out. I can't stay away from my duties at the moment and in the evening it's too late to go out, nothing will be open.

    My hope is to find a tech store that will accept pick up of any kind, or someone who still does deliveries. DHL or UPS are entirely overwhelmed at the moment. A friend of mine works for DHL. He says they're burning out. So many deliveries are piling up and they're ultra short on staff for various reasons.

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    More Americans are dying daily to coronavirus now that they had soldiers die daily during WW2.

    Surely nothing to worry about.
    Quote Originally Posted by derpkitteh View Post
    i've said i'd like to have one of those bad dragon dildos shaped like a horse, because the shape is nicer than human.
    Quote Originally Posted by derpkitteh View Post
    i was talking about horse cock again, told him to look at your sig.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Forogil View Post
    I believe the demand for HDMI-cables has increased a lot with people working from home. The next pandemic remember to borrow them from work.
    Our company handled this badly.
    One day they were like... Ok, if you want to stay home, you can get your hardware.
    Almost immediately followed by... Ok sorry we decided to close our office. Please work from home. Nobody will be at the office to give your hardware out. If you need to buy something for work, file a purchase order and we'll likely grant you the budget.

    Funny how that didn't work out for anyone.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Puupi View Post
    More Americans are dying daily to coronavirus now that they had soldiers die daily during WW2.

    Surely nothing to worry about.
    How is that even possible?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Acidbaron View Post
    The amount of people selling lies to "cure" this is absurd. We had a person posting that article about olive oil, something straight from the Quran, Christians are either selling faith healing or magical supplements, others are offering penance as apparently this is a curse from god for our way of living. On social media you have tons of con artists and people pushing their agenda about this, vegans, carnivores, keto advocates, all sorts of nutrition people, what has essentially become a religion for some offering bad advice.

    How much of a shitstain of a person do you have to be benefit of others in this situation and this should be considered criminal.
    You think that's bad?

    Here you go: https://kenya-today.co.ke/2020/03/19...t-coronavirus/

    I honestly am not sure if this is true, it's so surreal. Pastor made congregation drink fucking bleach, because apparently it's a cure - God told him so. 59 dead.

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