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Re: COVID-19
« Reply #135 on: March 24, 2020, 12:17:28 PM »
when i lived in midland county, andrews to the north was completely dry. if you wanted beer there you had to drive to where i lived.

really you just had to get to the county line, because there was always a liquor store just over.

There are still dry counties in the Texas panhandle.

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« Reply #136 on: March 24, 2020, 02:07:06 PM »
i didn't knw that.

when i wen to school in oklahoma, you coudn't buy liquor by thedrink. you took your bottle from th liquor store to the bar and gave it to the bartender, who wrote your name on a piece of masking tape, stuck it to the bottle and put it ona shelf.

then you could pay him all evening to pour you a drink from your bottle, until you went home.

couldnt take it with you, because you couldnt carry an open container in the car, so it had to stay behind until next time.



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Re: COVID-19
« Reply #137 on: March 27, 2020, 12:15:59 PM »
Right now I’m in line at the grocery store for an 8:00 opening.  I got here at 7:00 and there about 30 in front of me.  Some got here at 5:30 (hope they can hold their coffee!).  Supposedly, the first 100 have a shot at getting toilet paper and paper towels. 

There are still people (mainly 30 somethings) saying this is overblown.  Older folks (hey Boomer!) are wisely saying we are all susceptible.  Youth is wasted on the young. 

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« Reply #138 on: March 27, 2020, 01:21:31 PM »
my teenagers told me that this epidemic is known among them az tbe Boomer Doomer



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« Reply #139 on: March 27, 2020, 01:26:14 PM »
my teenagers told me that this epidemic is known among them az tbe Boomer Doomer

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« Reply #140 on: March 27, 2020, 03:43:46 PM »
my teenagers told me that this epidemic is known among them az tbe Boomer Doomer

That is so fucked up.  :rofl:
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« Reply #141 on: March 27, 2020, 04:46:51 PM »
teenagers are honest about their own points of view anyway



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« Reply #142 on: March 27, 2020, 05:01:42 PM »
The country is under lockdown, so this is what some normally very congested roads looked like around our ghost town today.















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Re: COVID-19
« Reply #143 on: March 28, 2020, 12:38:52 AM »
 a report about an analytical satellite revealed that certain areas of the world, the ones with  less traffic and human activity, were exhibiting far lower  nitrous oxides and other atmospheric nasties than were present just a few days prior.


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« Reply #144 on: March 28, 2020, 02:08:53 AM »
Just a little something so we can laugh thru our tears:

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Re: COVID-19
« Reply #145 on: March 28, 2020, 02:47:12 AM »
One of my sons works at an "essential" big box hardware store and came home sick as a dog less than half way through his work day. I really hope he does't have the coronavirus, since I'm 67 YO and in the higher death-rate demographic.  >:(

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« Reply #146 on: March 28, 2020, 07:44:39 AM »
One of my sons works at an "essential" big box hardware store and came home sick as a dog less than half way through his work day. I really hope he does't have the coronavirus, since I'm 67 YO and in the higher death-rate demographic.  >:(

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« Reply #147 on: March 28, 2020, 02:12:59 PM »
my teenagers told me that this epidemic is known among them az tbe Boomer Doomer

:lol: That is so evil!
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« Reply #148 on: March 28, 2020, 02:13:39 PM »
One of my sons works at an "essential" big box hardware store and came home sick as a dog less than half way through his work day. I really hope he does't have the coronavirus, since I'm 67 YO and in the higher death-rate demographic.  >:(

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Re: COVID-19
« Reply #149 on: March 28, 2020, 02:29:05 PM »
A thought just occurred to me...if COVID-19 can cause inflammation in the lungs which then leads to decreased oxygen-carbon dioxide exchange then if someone has a biological tendency for inflammation, does that also put them in the high-risk group?

I haven't seen anything related to chronic inflammatory diseases outside the lungs and coronavirus yet. 

My mother, for instance. She doesn't suffer from chronic diseases such as diabetes or hypertension, and she isn't 60 years old yet (though almost there, she'll be 59 this year) but she does feel pain in her joints and frequently has to take anti-inflammatory shots for the pain. I don't know if there is a link between inflammation in general and a higher probability of having more severe symptoms if infected with COVID-19.  :-\   
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