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Addiction LXXVII

Old 03-27-20, 06:32 PM
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Originally Posted by indyfabz View Post
#allthebestmupsaredirt
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Old 03-27-20, 06:50 PM
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Originally Posted by Jadesfire View Post
when there wasn't a lot of information or widespread concern among the general public at the time about coronavirus w
Weren't you concerned? Isn't this your area of study?

I was a canary in the coalmine here regarding the coming pestilence.
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Not ones that anyone would want to ride on.
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Originally Posted by Velo Vol View Post
That looks like dirt.
Correct.

Originally Posted by indyfabz View Post
Also correct.

Originally Posted by LesterOfPuppets View Post
Not necessarily correct.

The dirt is better than the pavement on this one though.

Originally Posted by Velo Vol View Post
Not ones that anyone would want to ride on.
​​​​​​​Also not necessarily correct.
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Old 03-27-20, 07:12 PM
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Originally Posted by abshipp View Post
​​​​​​​Also not necessarily correct.
Incorrect.
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[QUOTE=Velo Vol;21387048]Weren't you concerned? Isn't this your area of study?

I was a canary in the coalmine here regarding the coming pestilence.
QUOTE]

I was very concerned, yes.
<sigh> I had more written but deleted it. It's been a long day, busy, strange day. I'm gonna call it a night.
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Everyone thinks they have had a long strange trip, until they look at other folks' journeys. Then they realize everyone has had a long strange trip, just using different modes of transportation.
"The mystery of life isn't a problem to solve, but a reality to experience."
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Towards the end of my not-recognized-by-WhyFis-Strava-group-but-100%-real walk, I was marveling at my crow friends' multitasking ability to soar and caw at the same time. Magnificent.

I worked up a legit sweat. I was going to announce our first 80F day since last fall, but then I noticed it hit 80F earlier in the week. Oh well. Belated
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Originally Posted by MoAlpha View Post
I considered gloves, but I had trouble figuring out the point at which to take them off.
She didn't wear a mask. She said it was way too hot. She wore gloves and Costco was limiting the number of people inside. Put the stuff in the back of the 4Runner, returned the cart, took off the gloves and ditched them in the trash can next to the cart drop off.

She left it all in the back of the truck and wiped it clean before it came inside. Crazy times.
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Old 03-27-20, 07:53 PM
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Originally Posted by robertorolfo View Post
Different word.
Wrong.
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She left it all in the back of the truck and wiped it clean before it came inside. Crazy times.
That’s what I would do if I had the patience.
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Old 03-27-20, 08:06 PM
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Originally Posted by sbxx1985 View Post
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.
Bandit style
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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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Old 03-27-20, 08:13 PM
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I'm gonna call it a night.
Good night.
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Old 03-27-20, 08:22 PM
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Originally Posted by abshipp View Post
So, aliens from Uranus have been buying up all of the TP?
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Old 03-27-20, 08:26 PM
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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 without wider support at higher levels. I won't go further into politics here.
I was born in Louisiana
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Old 03-27-20, 08:41 PM
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That’s what I would do if I had the patience.
I don't have the patience either. We ordered sushi to stimulate the economy and she wiped it all down too.
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Old 03-27-20, 08:43 PM
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Originally Posted by seedsbelize View Post
I was born in Louisiana
I thought you came from Ohio?
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Originally Posted by Velo Vol View Post
I thought you came from Ohio?
I only lived in Louisiana for six months. I was born in an Army canp
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He said it’s a Mclaren 720S Spyder. I told him it’s ok, but not quite a Saturn.
Indeed
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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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Old 03-27-20, 09:14 PM
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Originally Posted by Velo Vol View Post
Sad. Marching bands are a danger-free parade family favorite.
But, piccolos...
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Originally Posted by seedsbelize View Post
I only lived in Louisiana for six months. I was born in an Army canp
Where have you lived the longest?
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But, piccolos...
Avoid.
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I don't have the patience either. We ordered sushi to stimulate the economy and she wiped it all down too.
Sounds messy.
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Where have you lived the longest?

Avoid.
Too late.
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Originally Posted by Velo Vol View Post
Where have you lived the longest?
Ohio, by a long shot. I hope to surpass that with Mexico though. If I live long enough. Or not. It appears I have 41 years in Ohio, and only 12 in Mexico. I doubt I have 30 years left in me.
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And did you crack in to that bottle of Kirkland, yet?
We tried it tonight. It's good and worth the money.
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Originally Posted by sbxx1985 View Post
I don't have the patience either. We ordered sushi to stimulate the economy and she wiped it all down too.
She didn't have to wipe it down. You could cook it. Just think of sushi as the new take-n-bake.
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Weekend looks like a washout. Cycling plans include 2 separate Zwift group rides for fake miles today. If tomorrow’s rain is lighter as advertised, I may try to go outside on the rain/beater bike. It’s a SS so would prolly have to go on the MUP, but I am hoping the crappy weather will mean the trail will be deserted.

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