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Old 03-15-20, 01:31 PM
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No TP.

But i did get groceries today.
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Not much of anything at the local market.







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Old 03-15-20, 02:33 PM
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Worst comes to worst, you can get it from someone off Craigslist.


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Certain paper napkins or tissues are soft enough to use as a replacement if you can't get toilet tissue.

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You can always use cloth, and then wash them. You know, like diapers (used to be?).

Easy for me to say, you should see the shelves of yardage and scraps I've got in the sewing room.

What is it about the American psyche, that when panic sets in the first instinct is to SHOP?
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Beer sales and consumption is up during Corona holiday.

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You could always go really classic and vintage by using an xylospongium, which was the communal poop stick used in ancient Rome.


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Wine is medicine right? from Friday run to TJs

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Originally Posted by sykerocker View Post
You can always use cloth, and then wash them. You know, like diapers (used to be?).

Easy for me to say, you should see the shelves of yardage and scraps I've got in the sewing room.

What is it about the American psyche, that when panic sets in the first instinct is to SHOP?
Murica! while we panic shop the shelves bare, the Italians are singing from their balconies....sigh
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Fortunately i have everything i need but this panic buying is really ugly.
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Originally Posted by Vintage_Cyclist View Post
You could always go really classic and vintage by using an xylospongium, which was the communal poop stick used in ancient Rome.


There are some bits of info that my life would have been better off with not knowing. This is one of them.
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Old 03-15-20, 03:59 PM
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Originally Posted by 52telecaster View Post
Fortunately i have everything i need but this panic buying is really ugly.
People are hoarding. It's stupid. This is going to be hard. The death tolls from Italy and Spain today are bad. 368 in Italy; 288 in Spain.

https://www.washingtonpost.com/world...s-latest-news/
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Wine is medicine right? from Friday run to TJs

Alcohol kills germs, so - Yeah, why not!
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Originally Posted by 52telecaster View Post
But i did get groceries today.
You're not too far from So ILL and commie Champaign. Law has been from 2016 and mayor HAS partially enacted. Yikes

Watch out for potential seizure of your beautiful bike. Lol

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Our local supermarket stock up the TP shelves every evening. By 9am they're all gone.

Right now there's plenty of food and TP in the supply chain. Some things people are stocking up on all at once.

If you really need toilet paper, get up early when the major stores open. Ignore the hand sanitizer and just wash your hands frequently, it's more effective anyways.
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Funny thread, though really. And thank you for the reminders, Internet Brands and Bike Forums.

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Last night I stopped by the Yemeni owned mom and pops grocery store up the street to get some extra TP for some house guests. On the way out, I mentioned that American needed to learn to use their LEFT HAND!

They thought it was pretty funny.

When I started hearing and seeing Charmin ads for butt wipe, I knew that western culture was on the skids....


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I remember the good old days when you had to stock up on milk and bread before snowstorms.
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There are some bits of info that my life would have been better off with not knowing. This is one of them.
Thank goodness, we evolved past that particular bit of history. 🙄😉
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You know what I find odd about this hysteria in the USA going on right now? I remember the Cuban missile crises, I remember when Khrushchev said he was going to bury the US, I remember those days when the threat of nuclear war was at the highest level ever...yet people didn't go into hysterics and run to the store to clean off the shelves. I don't about you but I would think the threat of nuclear war would be just a tiny bit scarier than this stupid virus, and yet here are, us Americans, showing the world what a bunch of scaredy cats we really are. I bet China and Russia and other such places that don't like us all that much are laughing their collective arses off at us...I know I would be if I were one of them, tough Americans...riiiiight.
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You know what I find odd about this hysteria in the USA going on right now? I remember the Cuban missile crises, I remember when Khrushchev said he was going to bury the US, I remember those days when the threat of nuclear war was at the highest level ever...yet people didn't go into hysterics and run to the store to clean off the shelves. I don't about you but I would think the threat of nuclear war would be just a tiny bit scarier than this stupid virus, and yet here are, us Americans, showing the world what a bunch of scaredy cats we really are. I bet China and Russia and other such places that don't like us all that much are laughing their collective arses off at us...I know I would be if I were one of them, tough Americans...riiiiight.
Empty shelves are a reality in Canada as well.
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