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    Yesterday, 08:06 AM
    jono replied to a thread Chinese Rat Flu in The Padded Room
    Thanks for that. Good to hear you guys are pulling through, I hope it continues! The frontline worker situation highlights a massive problem with...
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    03-29-2020, 10:07 PM
    Foggy basin living up to its rep yesterday. Grey cloud hugging dust on a pretty lumpy crust. Anti-social distances and masks maintained, except this...
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    03-29-2020, 07:33 PM
    jono replied to a thread Chinese Rat Flu in The Padded Room
    Did you miss the sarcasm there or are you misunderstanding "nihilism?" Your perspective of "it's everywhere anyway" meets that definition much better...
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    03-29-2020, 07:09 PM
    jono replied to a thread Chinese Rat Flu in The Padded Room
    The fact that it spreads between humans is exactly the point: in any given location some have it and some don't. Travelling between states is not...
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    03-29-2020, 06:55 PM
    jono replied to a thread Chinese Rat Flu in The Padded Room
    Honestly I don't know how they get fed. If you are a non-resident your designated quarantine location is your hotel and you are not allowed to leave...
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    03-29-2020, 06:49 PM
    jono replied to a thread Chinese Rat Flu in The Padded Room
    Fuck that. It's in peoples' cells. If your just going to accept that it's everywhere then cancel all efforts to slow the spread. Your doorway is no...
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    03-29-2020, 06:43 PM
    jono replied to a thread Chinese Rat Flu in The Padded Room
    Hawaii has imposed a 14 day mandatory quarantine for all arrivals. If they can do it Utah can, too. Might not be as easy, but just as legal.
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    03-29-2020, 04:24 PM
    How about a tent? Company I work with makes glove boxes for nuclear stuff that would keep caregivers' hands/arms covered. But it seems like a little...
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    03-29-2020, 02:32 PM
    So what stops you from wearing something? Social stigma? Policy? Perception that only approved PPE has any effectivity? Serious question, not...
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    03-29-2020, 12:04 PM
    That's fair, Jake. What's covering your nose and mouth holes?
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    03-29-2020, 11:43 AM
    jono replied to a thread Chinese Rat Flu in The Padded Room
    Currently predicting peak death rate 15 days out would imply we were at peak transmission 5 days ago (on average), right? Seems like a more...
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    03-29-2020, 10:19 AM
    jono replied to a thread Chinese Rat Flu in The Padded Room
    Do you actually think the amount of influx doesn't matter? Math isn't this hard.
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    03-29-2020, 06:30 AM
    So what are you wearing?
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    03-29-2020, 06:19 AM
    jono replied to a thread Chinese Rat Flu in The Padded Room
    Seriously, WTF is wrong with you? Do you even ski? Skiers have masks. The thinnest of fabric masks will change the humidity in your nose and...
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    03-29-2020, 06:07 AM
    jono replied to a thread Chinese Rat Flu in The Padded Room
    Where are the bullshit meters? "Save masks for healthcare workers because they don't work" = bullshit "No new cases in China, nothing to see...
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    03-27-2020, 10:08 PM
    jono replied to a thread Chinese Rat Flu in The Padded Room
    Kinda curious if Yeti's favorite homeless guy is available?
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    03-27-2020, 09:51 PM
    jono replied to a thread Chinese Rat Flu in The Padded Room
    In the spirit of your quest I'll offer my recollection of a bit of data I read someplace: researchers in Hubei checked the air for virus in a...
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    03-27-2020, 04:21 PM
    jono replied to a thread Chinese Rat Flu in The Padded Room
    Definitely driving an uptick in loonie futures
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    03-27-2020, 03:48 PM
    jono replied to a thread Chinese Rat Flu in The Padded Room
    That country would be the US. Plant was built by American companies. At least one of which is no longer in the business. Thankfully, because they did...
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    03-27-2020, 03:37 PM
    Well, that's the recommendation: sequester infected people to their own room and give them their own bathroom etc if possible. Ouch.
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    03-27-2020, 12:41 PM
    jono replied to a thread Chinese Rat Flu in The Padded Room
    So you're saying nationally we have a lot of high deductible plans and really shitty coverage with high copays and low employer contributions. ...
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    03-27-2020, 07:18 AM
    jono replied to a thread Chinese Rat Flu in The Padded Room
    Cool respirator design contest in that link. Kinda sad if immediate crowd-sourced R&D for local production anywhere in the world can be bought for...
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    03-27-2020, 06:21 AM
    Quantitative risk management. Odds of needing hospitalization are low, odds of both parents needing it are the square of that, which is not...
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    03-26-2020, 11:16 AM
    jono replied to a thread Chinese Rat Flu in The Padded Room
    Definitely. The expert halo is just another example of Dunning-Krueger, and of course I'm not saying everyone in medicine is on the wrong side of...
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    03-26-2020, 07:18 AM
    jono started a thread Who's printing parts? in Tech Talk
    Gotta be a few other tech talk maggots using Chinese robots to melt plastic into shapes. What you got? I've been using them (Prusas) at work to...
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    03-26-2020, 06:52 AM
    jono replied to a thread Chinese Rat Flu in The Padded Room
    Spoiler alert: masks. It's masks.
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    03-26-2020, 06:45 AM
    jono replied to a thread Chinese Rat Flu in The Padded Room
    The blameworthy will blame others. Rule 1 is for all of us now.
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    03-26-2020, 06:11 AM
    jono replied to a thread Chinese Rat Flu in The Padded Room
    When do we talk about the export halo as applied to medicine? Lots of little gods running around, self-assurred/ears closed, and too often allowed to...
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