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    Hey I managed to do 4 real pushups. My goal for...

    Hey I managed to do 4 real pushups. My goal for this winter was 1. I doubt that will impress anyone but T2-4 spinal fusion last Feb messed up my back muscles and heart surgery in October messed up...
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    RIP John Prine

    What a wonderful soul he was. "Sam Stone" and "Angel From Montgomery" are my favorites. A sad day, and there are many more to come.
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    On PBS tonight--interview with an EMT in a virus...

    On PBS tonight--interview with an EMT in a virus hot spot--I didn't catch where but all his runs are COVID. $37K a year . . . an no health insurance. The shit salary doesn't shock me. The lack of...
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    I thought the RESPONSE of the current...

    I thought the RESPONSE of the current administration has been so incompetent--even malicious--and so exhaustively documented as to not need mentioning. But the lack of PREPAREDNESS goes back a long...
  5. Something wrong with that?

    Something wrong with that?
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    The lack of preparedness is the fault of multiple...

    The lack of preparedness is the fault of multiple administrations and of career people in the CDC, FDA, HHS. And there's nothing unusual about a country being unprepared for disaster. The old adage...
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    How about you assholes take it to polyass? The...

    How about you assholes take it to polyass? The only discussion of Trump that belongs in this thread are as relates to his hnndling of the pandemic.
  8. any rule on how far it's ok to drive to recreate...

    any rule on how far it's ok to drive to recreate is totally arbitrary. Everyone has their own number--based mainly on far they want to drive--and no one can defend that number rationally,
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    What's the deal with enamel lined cast iron dutch...

    What's the deal with enamel lined cast iron dutch ovens? Better non stick than unfinished seasoned cast iron or just fancier looking? Certainly a lot more expensive. I
  10. Thread: Itís 4/20!

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    I'd say better to celebrate now--you could be...

    I'd say better to celebrate now--you could be dead by 4/20 and miss it.
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    A reminder to the...

    A reminder to the "just-let-it-run-its-course-and-get-it-over-with" crowd--in that scenario in addition to truck drivers that were mentioned--think cops, emts, health care workers, grocery workers,...
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    Why do people troll? Some people just enjoy...

    Why do people troll? Some people just enjoy pissing other people off. Mostly people who have no life or a really fucked up one.
  13. I'm sure it's tempting but someone will just...

    I'm sure it's tempting but someone will just start the 20-21 thread. It's not like no one has ever jumped the gun. I'll be ready though. Starting leg blasters now--gotta get some decent exercise.
  14. whataboutism at its finest

    whataboutism at its finest
  15. Seems to me their attitude will fit in perfectly...

    Seems to me their attitude will fit in perfectly with a lot of folks in Truckee right now.
  16. America in a nutshell.

    America in a nutshell.
  17. let him make his own decisions about capital...

    let him make his own decisions about capital letters. now piss off.
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    It will tell us the number of asymptomatic...

    It will tell us the number of asymptomatic carriers which is important for modeling the increase in cases which is important in obtaining and allocating resources (as if we had any resources). It is...
  19. What we need is a virus that only infects trolls...

    What we need is a virus that only infects trolls and makes their dicks fall off.
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    I used to fantasize about pitching a perfect game...

    I used to fantasize about pitching a perfect game in the World Series. My fantasy sounds a lot more fun than yours. And more realistic.
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    The Chinese invented toilet paper. I hope we can...

    The Chinese invented toilet paper. I hope we can all appreciate the irony.
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Toilet_paper
  22. Fauci was discussing this--viable virus on a...

    Fauci was discussing this--viable virus on a surface doesn't mean that there is enough virus to cause an infection. It usually takes a certain dose of virus to do it. A lot is known about potential...
  23. There aren't enough cases in the Tahoe area to...

    There aren't enough cases in the Tahoe area to make a meaningful graph but the number of cases is rising steeply, this was posted several pages back--look it up in the Truckee Sun if you like--and...
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    Oh, you're coming at it from the opposite side of...

    Oh, you're coming at it from the opposite side of where I thought you were. Sorry. I agree, just because the official figures say it's 0.02% of the population that has it is no reason to not take it...
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    The reported numbers are a very useful surrogate...

    The reported numbers are a very useful surrogate for the actual numbers both for deaths and cases. We can assume that the reported figures will represent a reasonably stable proportion* of the true...
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    To be clear, I was joking. I wear a mask if I'm...

    To be clear, I was joking. I wear a mask if I'm going to a store, doctor etc. I don't wear one on a walk because where we are now in Sacramento and where we live in Truckee there are very few people...
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    I have one of those Mardi Gras doctor's plague...

    I have one of those Mardi Gras doctor's plague masks, I'm going to have to start wearing it.
  28. OK, you convinced me. My kid is on the trauma...

    OK, you convinced me. My kid is on the trauma service at UCDavis med center. One of the busiest in the country. Things are very very slow.
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    hey, at least it sounds like he's acknowledging...

    hey, at least it sounds like he's acknowledging that there's a problem. I'd say that's progress.
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    The problem is not lack of oxygen carrying...

    The problem is not lack of oxygen carrying capacity. The problem is lack of oxygen. In order to function properly organs need to be perfused by blood with a minimum partial pressure of oxygen (pO2)....
  31. I didn't say that what I do in CA doesn't make a...

    I didn't say that what I do in CA doesn't make a difference in NYC. I said having a good time doesn't. I made it clear that having a good time means doing it while staying away from other people,...
  32. The people saying don't drive to recreate live...

    The people saying don't drive to recreate live close to places to recreate. The people who say it's ok don't. The point is staying away from other people. It's important to differentiate...
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    The lily pad thing may make sense mathematically...

    The lily pad thing may make sense mathematically but biologically it's impossible for lily pads to multiply that fast.
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    surrogate endpoints are valuable for docs...

    surrogate endpoints are valuable for docs treating patients--even if all you do is get patients out of the hospital a day or two sooner or make them contagious a day or two less it helps. but the...
  35. We used to make photos of sidewalk crack...

    We used to make photos of sidewalk crack climbing. Up to 5.18. That was berfore they invented movies.
  36. Latest snow surveys...

    Latest snow surveys https://www.sierrasun.com/news/despite-stormy-march-snowpack-still-below-average/
    72% near mt rose, 66% at Sierra at Tahoe
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    If you want to get the maximum great days you...

    If you want to get the maximum great days you have to be willing to accept this ^^^^^
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    A clinical trial is designed by statisticians to...

    A clinical trial is designed by statisticians to enroll so many patients, using calculations based on the estimated magnitude of the benefit as to how many patients are required to produce...
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    same applies to anyone who tries to tell you what...

    same applies to anyone who tries to tell you what the snowfall will be next winter, but they'll try. (Although this miracle march thing around Tahoe seems to be getting pretty predictable in...
  40. The point is not the actual numbers. The point...

    The point is not the actual numbers. The point is that the feeling that people are safer in the Tahoe area is false. Wait it out in the mountains if you prefer to be there, but not because you...
  41. This was posted in the chinese rat flu thread....

    This was posted in the chinese rat flu thread.
    https://www.sierrasun.com/news/coronavirus-cases-at-tahoe-forest-health-system-jump-50-in-six-days-officials-stress-social-distancing/
    36 positive...
  42. Thread: Ikon Pass

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    I asked Sugar Bowl if there would be a refund if...

    I asked Sugar Bowl if there would be a refund if no season next year. They said they're thinking about it. Obviously IKON would have said there would be a refund if no next season if they had made...
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    The health insurance industry is looking at huge...

    The health insurance industry is looking at huge revenue losses from all the people losing their jobs and coverage and huge costs for covid patients. Hard to see how we come out of this without...
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    You either inhale the virus from the air, from...

    You either inhale the virus from the air, from coughing, sneezing, or just talking; or after someone does one of the above the virus winds up on a surface, you touch the surface, then touch close...
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    we know a couple who ignored everyone's advise to...

    we know a couple who ignored everyone's advise to travel to Ecuador a couple of weeks ago, were denied entry and flew home and are now testing positive. Not young.
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    The number one rule of skiing--ski when you can. ...

    The number one rule of skiing--ski when you can. You never know when the weather or snow will suck when you were planning to go, you get sick or hurt, the road will close, or a pandemic or asteroid...
  47. Lots of fun at senior hours at the Safeway this...

    Lots of fun at senior hours at the Safeway this morning. Everyone parking their cart in the middle of the aisle. Every old couple walking side by side down the aisle. Everyone stopping and trying...
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    Also all the masks and test kits.

    Also all the masks and test kits.
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    Misleading. Left out the polio epidemic early...

    Misleading. Left out the polio epidemic early 50's. Hantavirus is endemic, pretty rare, not spread person to person so increasing human population would have little to do with it. As far as the...
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    What does the National Enquirer say about it....

    What does the National Enquirer say about it.
    Anyway--either they ate fish tank cleaner because Trump told them it would prevent the Covid, or Trump gave her the idea of how to murder her husband. ...
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