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Forum: Foo
07-13-20, 02:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 198
Posted By genec

I agree with the "spend weeks" getting it right. ...

I agree with the "spend weeks" getting it right. I have to laugh as back in the CRT days I would inevitably show up to an engineer's desk and find that they had the default windows settings and low...
07-11-20, 05:27 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 718
Posted By genec

I wonder if both WHO and CDC are terribly...

I wonder if both WHO and CDC are terribly underfunded to be able to take on a mission like this... and note that no other similar agency has offered any more substantive answers.

I also note that...
07-09-20, 08:31 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 708
Posted By genec

You don't trust New Zealand, Australia, Canada,...

You don't trust New Zealand, Australia, Canada, Germany, Finland... or even your own Hawaii? What countries do you trust? Or is it particular people that you only trust?

Even the EU, which in...
07-09-20, 05:03 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 718
Posted By genec

The early call to not buy/use face masks is that...

The early call to not buy/use face masks is that so few existed for medical folks and first responders... PPE was like TP... everyone was hording. It was thought non medical people would just...
07-09-20, 04:56 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 718
Posted By genec

Isn't it known as the Peter Principle when it...

Isn't it known as the Peter Principle when it occurs at the highest level?
07-09-20, 04:46 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 708
Posted By genec

And yet, other countries ARE managing just...

And yet, other countries ARE managing just fine... Odd eh? So there must be some reason...
07-09-20, 04:41 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 708
Posted By genec

We need a compiled Karen and Kyle Kovid melt down...

We need a compiled Karen and Kyle Kovid melt down thread... some place where all these can be easily viewed...
07-09-20, 10:34 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 896
Posted By genec

Here in the US we have 'Nearly a third' denying...

Here in the US we have 'Nearly a third' denying that the virus exists while "dancing cheek to cheek." Go figure.
07-09-20, 09:56 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 896
Posted By genec

This also depended on a somewhat well disciplined...

This also depended on a somewhat well disciplined population...

Not this sort of activity...
...
Forum: Foo
07-09-20, 08:51 AM
Replies: 8,836
Views: 949,345
Posted By genec

The very reason I used to always tell my SCUBA...

The very reason I used to always tell my SCUBA students to "lay the tanks down."
07-08-20, 12:57 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 416
Posted By genec

Well, ya get to a certain age...

Well, ya get to a certain age...
07-08-20, 12:54 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 471
Posted By genec

Well yeah... but those are just the "scouts." Now...

Well yeah... but those are just the "scouts." Now that they have released the virus, the mother ship should be along any time now...

Uh oh...
...
Forum: Foo
07-08-20, 12:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 448
Posted By genec

LOL... Hell, I'd take 52 back. :innocent:

LOL... Hell, I'd take 52 back. :innocent:
07-08-20, 12:16 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 374
Posted By genec

Remember, we cyclists share the roads with "those...

Remember, we cyclists share the roads with "those people." Regular "rocket sturgeons" I tell ya. :twitchy:
07-08-20, 11:36 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 349
Posted By genec

It does not have to all happen overnight. It can...

It does not have to all happen overnight. It can be delivered in phases in different areas. We do the same with Flu vaccines each year.

The biggest issue at this point seems to be how long it...
07-08-20, 11:30 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 349
Posted By genec

Probably a scientist. NOT a politician. (or...

Probably a scientist. NOT a politician. (or village idiot)


https://www.ushistory.org/us/51f.asp#:~:text=Robert%20Oppenheimer%20was%20put%20in,Project%20employed%20over%20120%2C000%20Americans....
07-08-20, 10:27 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 374
Posted By genec

Wait... they're not real??? :eek:

Wait... they're not real??? :eek:
07-08-20, 10:25 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 374
Posted By genec

Move along here... I guess your reference...

Move along here...

I guess your reference to masks made it OK. :D
07-08-20, 10:04 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 374
Posted By genec

Wait a minute... now you say there are trailers...

Wait a minute... now you say there are trailers parked along the side... is there room to get another trailer in an out over there? If not, this is exactly what I do... now bear in mind, I look...
07-08-20, 09:50 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 312
Posted By genec

I am trying to decipher your c0^2... is that "c"...

I am trying to decipher your c0^2... is that "c" zero exponent 2? vice CO2?

Not a criticism, just trying to understand the text shorthand I see.

and is c the speed of light? Which of course...
Forum: Foo
07-08-20, 07:09 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 448
Posted By genec

Big Bend looks a lot like northern Arizona. ...

Big Bend looks a lot like northern Arizona.

As far as 28... Yeah, I'd love to have the body and strength I had at 28, and the mind and knowledge I have now. At 28, I thought nothing of...
07-07-20, 04:39 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 977
Posted By genec

True. But he was jerk enough to yell for no...

True. But he was jerk enough to yell for no reason. More than anything he was the one being threatening.

Funny, not sure how to word it... but I almost want to wear a shirt that says:
"You...
07-07-20, 04:36 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 977
Posted By genec

"Ken?"

"Ken?"
07-07-20, 04:23 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 977
Posted By genec

People that feel "threatened" by a phone are a...

People that feel "threatened" by a phone are a bit, shall we say "touched." I don't know it was an employee approaching him... but I did note that everyone else in the area had masks.
07-07-20, 04:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 416
Posted By genec

There was a regular Flu going around back in...

There was a regular Flu going around back in Jan/Feb. Flu shots were available. You may not have had COVID. I had a co-worker that was sick for around 2 weeks, and then took even longer before her...
Forum: Foo
07-06-20, 10:29 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,462
Posted By genec

Not exactly a hot sauce... but in Asian foods I...

Not exactly a hot sauce... but in Asian foods I also like a sweet chili sauce. Mai Ploy is my favorite. All depends on what the dish is supposed to be... or if the wife is eating it... She...
07-06-20, 08:07 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 631
Posted By genec

According to the CDC... ...

According to the CDC...



https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/hcp/planning-scenarios.html#table-2

And bear in mind that the first 5 days or so may be asymptomatic... So from initial...
07-05-20, 02:27 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,334
Posted By genec

It's not the cycling that is dangerous... it's...

It's not the cycling that is dangerous... it's the other road users. ;)

Guess I have never seen a strobe that bright during the day.

I like a flashing light during the day as it catches...
07-05-20, 11:09 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,334
Posted By genec

How do you deal with that large glowing orb in...

How do you deal with that large glowing orb in the sky?
Forum: Foo
07-05-20, 09:01 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 278
Posted By genec

Dang. Now I'll probably have to raise an...

Dang.

Now I'll probably have to raise an orphan family of the little noisemakers...
Forum: Foo
07-05-20, 08:59 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 278
Posted By genec

Got 'em!

Normally I don't mind the sounds of nature... birds singing, waves crashing, frogs bellowing, even crickets chirping...

But... this one cricket was making my life miserable... It had somehow...
07-05-20, 07:26 AM
07-05-20, 07:24 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,334
Posted By genec

During day light??? This thread is clearly about...

During day light??? This thread is clearly about DAYTIME RUNNING LIGHTS. Are you having an issue with "ultra bright lights" in the daytime?
07-05-20, 07:22 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,030
Posted By genec

I suspect your dump truck drivers are only...

I suspect your dump truck drivers are only "professional" in that they are paid to drive these trucks, and have little to no special "professional" training or skills, otherwise.
Forum: Foo
07-05-20, 06:22 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,462
Posted By genec

Thanks for the carrot recipe. I always get a...

Thanks for the carrot recipe. I always get a container of those at my local store. Zanahorias! Used to go to this great little restaurant for lunch... Super Salsa... and just could not get enough...
07-05-20, 05:01 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 631
Posted By genec

I see what you sre saying... that stores, by...

I see what you sre saying... that stores, by their general nature are open door. But they ARE still private enterprises... they are not "the goverment" "blocking your freedumbs."

In the case of...
07-05-20, 12:24 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 631
Posted By genec

Here is an example of a shopper refusing to wear...

Here is an example of a shopper refusing to wear a mask... "Costco Karen" demanding her "freedumbs" while attempting to enter a store. Bearig in mind of course that the store is a private...
07-04-20, 03:06 PM
Replies: 186
Views: 4,948
Posted By genec

Remember, not double blind... it works on certain...

Remember, not double blind... it works on certain selected patients when administered quickly.
07-04-20, 03:04 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 631
Posted By genec

Here in the US of A, store clerks have to fight...

Here in the US of A, store clerks have to fight with folks to get them to wear masks.

So, gee, wonder why the numbers are so different... Here, the virus is a political game... in some other...
Forum: Foo
07-04-20, 11:26 AM
Replies: 10,745
Views: 2,238,200
Posted By genec

Reminds me of the cricket hordes I used to...

Reminds me of the cricket hordes I used to encounter at certain times of the year in Texas. Worked at a Jack in the Box when I was 16, and remember having to keep the drivethru window closed lest...
Forum: Foo
07-04-20, 11:23 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 404
Posted By genec

May I suggest a wet ashtray? A bucket of water...

May I suggest a wet ashtray? A bucket of water that the butts get flung into. Yeah it is a gross habit... makes things smell bad, and kissing less pleasant. But FIRES... :eek: YIKES!
Forum: Foo
07-04-20, 08:09 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 404
Posted By genec

There are smokers in my extended family. My rule...

There are smokers in my extended family. My rule is, you smoke outside... not in the garage, not in the barn, outside.

"But it's raining..."
"Too bad."
Forum: Foo
07-04-20, 08:02 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 525
Posted By genec

All boats are compromises... it all comes down to...

All boats are compromises... it all comes down to what you choose to compromise for.

My boat is very seakindly, comfortable below, and easily singlehanded. The smaller individual sails of the...
07-04-20, 03:49 AM
Replies: 186
Views: 4,948
Posted By genec

This was not a double blind test. The patients...

This was not a double blind test. The patients chosen were known to have "minimal cardiac risk factors."

I got the "young" wrong... it said patients were over 18 years of age, however...

...
07-03-20, 03:44 PM
Replies: 186
Views: 4,948
Posted By genec

It turns out, under certain conditions, certain...

It turns out, under certain conditions, certain patients will in fact respond to hydroxychloroquine.

https://www.cnn.com/2020/07/02/health/hydroxychloroquine-coronavirus-detroit-study/index.html
...
Forum: Foo
07-03-20, 03:30 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 525
Posted By genec

The 3 gazallion websites are more problem than...

The 3 gazallion websites are more problem than they are worth. Find a site you like that has the techs answering your hard questions. And find good diagrams. Then forget the 2.9 gazalliaon other...
Forum: Foo
07-03-20, 03:22 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 525
Posted By genec

The 28 is a good guess. It is a Pacific...

The 28 is a good guess.

It is a Pacific Seacraft Orion, 27 footer, with a 4 foot bowsprit. LOA 31, LWL 22.5 Cutter rigged by design, by Henry Mohrschladt. This is a 1981. A-layout with the U...
Forum: Foo
07-02-20, 04:21 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,386
Posted By genec

Make sure you have something to do when you...

Make sure you have something to do when you retire. I was drifting along, sailing a bit, drinking beer a bit, making beer a bit, going camping a bit... bit o this bit o that... and someone from my...
Forum: Foo
07-02-20, 03:14 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 525
Posted By genec

Bowman only forgot the beer once... and yeah,...

Bowman only forgot the beer once... and yeah, had to walk the plank.

Here's the thing... he can bring any beer he wants... Skipper brings ice chest and lunch. If Bowman brings bad beer, he...
Forum: Foo
07-02-20, 02:15 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 525
Posted By genec

Just for grins... Here I am crewing on the race...

Just for grins... Here I am crewing on the race boat I was with for a number of years... Not my boat. My boat is a slow cruiser...

This was from a pic in the boat owners office. I am the 4th...
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