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Old 03-27-20, 06:29 PM
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LAJ
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Originally Posted by Jadesfire View Post
I could be misinterpreting this, but not for nothing- hind sight is 20/20. New Orleans' economy is basically dependent on tourism, and Mardi Gras is one of the biggest draws of the year. There's a lot of problems with my state's government and New Orleans in particular, but the decision to cancel and then enforce that order on one of the mainstays of people's livelihoods when there wasn't a lot of information or widespread concern among the general public at the time about coronavirus would have been an impossible task. I won't go further into politics here.
Exactly. That's my point too. At the time, I don't think there was a lot out there, as Mardi Gras is like the middle of February, or so? Like you say, all the what if, and hindsight stuff, is pointless. Learn from it, and fix what we need to.
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Originally Posted by Bah Humbug View Post
In other news, to effect quick passes of other cyclists out this morning, I did dial it up to 400w to pass several times. It doesn't actually feel like much of anything for that duration. Not sure what that guy was on about.
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