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    You realize we can't even protect the...

    You realize we can't even protect the incarcerated, right? So how exactly does that work? You open "the economy" but give everyone with a comorbidity in the household $600 a week until their employer...
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    Yup. I thought we beat this to death months ago...

    Yup. I thought we beat this to death months ago but it hasn't completely sunk in yet even here in this softly appointed room. I expected the same as you based on fluid mechanics and personal...
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    Absolutely. Loads of people out there are weirdly...

    Absolutely. Loads of people out there are weirdly blind to one obvious fact: It's possible to do the right thing even though the government says you should.

    Where were all these contrarians in...
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    They're right to be pissed about masks, they're...

    They're right to be pissed about masks, they're just wrong as to exactly why.

    We're way behind on masks because of the stupid discussions that happened early on. At this point our "leadership"...
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    You got a PPP loan. You're paying these people...

    You got a PPP loan. You're paying these people with government money and keeping whatever profit they generate for yourself. Of all the things to complain about, the one that pays you to post on TGR...
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    Your post reads like sarcasm as it is, why would...

    Your post reads like sarcasm as it is, why would anyone put words in your mouth?
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    At least they picked the right place to test it?

    At least they picked the right place to test it?
  8. ETA: the right answer here is single pivot. The...

    ETA: the right answer here is single pivot. The rest of this post mostly assumes you have selected a less right answer.

    Every design requires specific engineering to size the bearings and links...
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    See first rule.

    See first rule.
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    I thought Buster was saying it's not the whole...

    I thought Buster was saying it's not the whole solution. Hopefully, because I can't imagine a way forward where current funding is maintained.

    If civil asset forfeiture costs more than...
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    Blame almost always make crises worse. November...

    Blame almost always make crises worse. November is both too far out to send the toddler over the edge now and too close to engage in a long term project of fixing him. Keep your powder dry.
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    Cardboard beds look easily convertible to...

    Cardboard beds look easily convertible to coffins. Ugh.
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    I said it snarkier, but that is the answer. A...

    I said it snarkier, but that is the answer. A body's ability to crank out viruses does not change with income level. Paying more to higher wage earners so they'd be more likely to stay home is just...
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    So Ed is an acceptable middle name. Noted.

    So Ed is an acceptable middle name. Noted.
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    Solidly in the cry me a river crowd and there are...

    Solidly in the cry me a river crowd and there are a couple things I find hilarious about this disaster:

    How sad is it that our job creator class only thought to hire millionaires to represent...
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    That site is low for my county by at least 10x,...

    That site is low for my county by at least 10x, maybe 15x, it's hard to be precise. Just me, or bad clickbait?
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    If we learned anything this ski season it's that...

    If we learned anything this ski season it's that the only way to deflect the traveling hordes is to match the shutdown level in their local hoods.
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    Least breathable media, yes, but you want as much...

    Least breathable media, yes, but you want as much of it as possible. Forcing air through a few small openings at higher speeds reduces filter efficiency, so raising surface area helps with both...
  19. Since it's a dead horse thread, here's more...

    Since it's a dead horse thread, here's more detail than anyone wants (TL/DR: since COM height varies with riders, YRMV.)

    I ran a bunch of simulations a few years back and found 3 resonance...
  20. Toast and HAB have it right. The important thing...

    Toast and HAB have it right. The important thing for stable climbing is the anti-squat number. For those who understand the VPP, anti-squat is sort of a virtual pivot built from a virtual pivot.
    ...
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    They're not the heroes we need, but they might be...

    They're not the heroes we need, but they might be the heroes we deserve.
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    And the socks! Am I supposed to just grab...

    And the socks! Am I supposed to just grab whatever Brooks Brothers has on offer or do I need to find some of those non-slip hospital socks?


    Say what you will about the Boogaloo Bois, but I think...
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    I might just be confused by the "not quite" part,...

    I might just be confused by the "not quite" part, because it seems like we're saying the same things. Am I missing something subtle?

    Re: the mask-wearer entering a "no masks allowed" store (since...
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    2 issues not touched: ADA and business owners who...

    2 issues not touched: ADA and business owners who want to ban masks. I see the ADA as granting the customer the right enter with a mask if they are at risk even if the business owner objects to...
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    Let's not be hasty. He said he thinks he was...

    Let's not be hasty. He said he thinks he was wrong--it might turn out he's mistaken.
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    Have you tried this with a mask on your face? And...

    Have you tried this with a mask on your face? And if so, was it a Darth Vader mask? If not, you're really not doing your part. Step it up.
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    IANAE, but that study used a tiny sample....

    IANAE, but that study used a tiny sample. Definitely not proof of "impossibility" even in that virus. Aerosols are more likely, but no big surprise there.
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    Don't they just give those blinders out free with...

    Don't they just give those blinders out free with every hat?
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    This post amuses me.

    This post amuses me.
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    Come on, man. Splitters are real. ...

    Come on, man. Splitters are real.


    https://youtu.be/a0BpfwazhUA
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    +1. I thought the leaders being referenced were...

    +1. I thought the leaders being referenced were female. Which might highlight the fact that the movement is not organized or led by anyone, despite "his" claims.
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    That was worth embedding: ...

    That was worth embedding:


    https://youtu.be/eAdanPfQdCA
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    It's probably worth at least considering the...

    It's probably worth at least considering the methods of other groups that engage in asymmetric warfare. The PLO, for example, seemed to have some success negotiating from a position that said "Not...
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    You're talking about the "leaders" who actually...

    You're talking about the "leaders" who actually say they're Marxists, I assume? Best case they're doing this because they are most interested in leading the most committed faction and don't expect...
  35. You could just stare into the blackness behind...

    You could just stare into the blackness behind you and ponder the death of everyone you know and love. When you finish with that, there's a cone of stuff you can sort of see which points 180 degrees...
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    Playboy interview.

    Playboy interview.
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    Bret Weinstein would argue yes. I'm not sure I...

    Bret Weinstein would argue yes. I'm not sure I see it as logical overall, since losing absurd arguments is usually a bad tactic. Certainly losing on purpose looks like a lack of commitment to core...
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    I think this thread offers a solution to the...

    I think this thread offers a solution to the recently super-woke residents of Orange County. Just call it: John Wayne's Teeth (hey ya)


    https://youtu.be/n3IZKo-3eqM
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    Caught that. But there really is something pretty...

    Caught that. But there really is something pretty dark about the ad copy in there. Something along the lines of gravitylover's point.

    If we're all going to go for the protect me and screw you...
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    I feel like you're carefully not saying that the...

    I feel like you're carefully not saying that the Chinese are attempting to profit from the disease And get more of us killed by it. Is that what you're saying?
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    Sometimes I doubt the church of Satan's...

    Sometimes I doubt the church of Satan's commitment to Satanism.
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    Local health departments seem to set their own...

    Local health departments seem to set their own criteria. Mine doesn't bother calling it "recovered" which does seem a little more honest given their definition:

    "A person is no longer being...
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    Being an effective user, you know how Google...

    Being an effective user, you know how Google sorts results, right? In any case those two results were both garbage clicks relative to the discussion, so Tri-U's point stands. Maybe it takes a little...
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    Define "this type."

    Define "this type."
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    Thanks to all the experts posting in here. Some...

    Thanks to all the experts posting in here. Some of it takes a few reads, but you guys are breaking it down really well.



    This is why we can't have nice lives. People of every generation get...
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    No, the goon you quoted is retired from something...

    No, the goon you quoted is retired from something or other. No skin in the game/not afraid to lie to help push the narrative.

    And it was posted on April Fool's day. Ok, well trolled.
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    These other divides may be more consistent within...

    These other divides may be more consistent within the urban areas than rural. Which would kind of reinforce his point, I think.

    We're still molten, but the centrifuge has been picking up speed.
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    I thought Brian Dennehy was the sheriff in Lewis...

    I thought Brian Dennehy was the sheriff in Lewis County.
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    Can you read the thread? It kind of looks like...

    Can you read the thread? It kind of looks like you can't. Maybe it's too much for you? Just take it easy and keep at it.

    It's kind of long because it's repetitive, being full of things like this:...
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    Unlikely, since the same people suppressing...

    Unlikely, since the same people suppressing testing of the living are also not keeping good track of the dead--and you don't have to miss as many deaths to have an equivalent impact in the opposite...
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