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Addiction LXXVII

Old 03-27-20, 08:17 AM
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"It's just the flu, just a little stronger this year, that's all". ​​​​​​​ ​​​​​​​
No worse that car accidents, evidently. ​​​​​​​
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Check your BF control panel. I believe you can alter time.
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Amateur bike racing is just a fun thing, as far as I know, there's no penalty for not winning.
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Banned by MTV BITD.
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Addiction is all about class.
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Do you have back up? And does your getaway driver know the best route outta there?
IKR I'm thinking of ratting her out, myself.
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Old 03-27-20, 09:19 AM
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Quality.
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Old 03-27-20, 09:21 AM
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Banned by MTV BITD.
Was it the really big kittens?
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Banned by MTV BITD.
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'Till now my precautions have consisted of maintaining distance from people and regular hand washing. Today I went to the drive-thru window of Walgreens pharmacy to buy some face masks but was informed they were out. Fortunately Ace hardware had some which seems backwards to me.

This whole situation reminds me of the lame FEMA response to Katrina . I remember the FEMA head declaring at a press conference how pleased he was at the response while people in New Orleans and other places were clinging to roof tops. This guy was so incompetent he was replaced within a few days. The current response is about at that same level of competency.
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Old 03-27-20, 09:31 AM
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Was it the really big kittens?
Maybe it was the Borat style thong.
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Old 03-27-20, 09:54 AM
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'Till now my precautions have consisted of maintaining distance from people and regular hand washing. Today I went to the drive-thru window of Walgreens pharmacy to buy some face masks but was informed they were out. Fortunately Ace hardware had some which seems backwards to me.

This whole situation reminds me of the lame FEMA response to Katrina . I remember the FEMA head declaring at a press conference how pleased he was at the response while people in New Orleans and other places were clinging to roof tops. This guy was so incompetent he was replaced within a few days. The current response is about at that same level of competency.
Are you in the healthcare field?
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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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'Till now my precautions have consisted of maintaining distance from people and regular hand washing. Today I went to the drive-thru window of Walgreens pharmacy to buy some face masks but was informed they were out. Fortunately Ace hardware had some which seems backwards to me.

This whole situation reminds me of the lame FEMA response to Katrina . I remember the FEMA head declaring at a press conference how pleased he was at the response while people in New Orleans and other places were clinging to roof tops. This guy was so incompetent he was replaced within a few days. The current response is about at that same level of competency.
I thought Brownie was doing a GREAT job. Tremendous!
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Old 03-27-20, 10:19 AM
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I thought Brownie was doing a GREAT job. Tremendous!
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Here too. Lots of fear, alienation, and rage in this failing country.


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Old 03-27-20, 10:22 AM
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Occasionally I turn my phone sideways and can't find the control panel at the bottom. The response time to realizing it's on top now is not decreasing.
Reminds me of the first time I ever saw a rotating screen on a cell phone.
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Here too. Lots of fear, alienation, and rage in this failing country.


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IKR I'm thinking of ratting her out, myself.
No, no, no, no. Get the product at half price or else you rat her out.
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Old 03-27-20, 10:37 AM
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Went food shopping. It was 65 and older until 1100, but the corporal at the front let me in anyway. I asked her whether, given the apparent vulnerability of men, it shouldn't be just guys until 1000. I was indulged with a tolerant smile and a "yeah, right." Stock wasn't too bad, with the exception of the main hoarding items and chicken, for some reason. The people density was low, no one looked acutely ill, and we'll know in 7 days whether I got out without getting infected.

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To get out of the house (two weeks today) and go to a place she loves, my wife is going to Costco with mask and gloves.
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To get out of the house (two weeks today) and go to a place she loves, my wife is going to Costco with mask and gloves.
I considered gloves, but I had trouble figuring out the point at which to take them off.
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To get out of the house (two weeks today) and go to a place she loves, my wife is going to Costco with mask and gloves.
It's just not the same without the samples. You can't go home again. *sigh*
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Old 03-27-20, 11:08 AM
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To get out of the house (two weeks today) and go to a place she loves, my wife is going to Costco with mask and gloves.
And did you crack in to that bottle of Kirkland, yet?
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Costco does it right. Wait in line, one out, one in. No crowd, and plenty of room for those strip mine dump truck sized shopping carts.
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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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Right now grocery stores are a hard avoid for me. Ugh lines, people too close, questionable whether they’ll have what you need.

This morning we picked up a pantry order from a local restaurant: bananas, white sugar, Swiss cheese, maple syrup, and of course... buttermilk.

Mr H got upsold on two beef filets. He went to pick up the order and they asked, “Hey was it your wife who was looking for some beef filets? We thought we were out but we do have some after all.” Lol he didn’t know but thought if they were scarce it would be smart to get a few. So $16 later we are the proud owners of two filets. #worsethingshavehappened
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Right now grocery stores are a hard avoid for me. Ugh lines, people too close, questionable whether they’ll have what you need.

This morning we picked up a pantry order from a local restaurant: bananas, white sugar, Swiss cheese, maple syrup, and of course... buttermilk.

Mr H got upsold on two beef filets. He went to pick up the order and they asked, “Hey was it your wife who was looking for some beef filets? We thought we were out but we do have some after all.” Lol he didn’t know but thought if they were scarce it would be smart to get a few. So $16 later we are the proud owners of two filets. #worsethingshavehappened
As far as I can tell, everyone did it right.
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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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No, no, no, no. Get the product at half price or else you rat her out.
Is that like quid pro quo or something, or just plain coercion? Asking for a friend.
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I considered gloves, but I had trouble figuring out the point at which to take them off.
Before reaching into your pocket for your car keys.
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Guess things could have been different:
What could have been
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