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Old 07-03-20, 12:20 PM
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Texas is losing to Florida

Come on Texas! You are number 2 behind Florida in the infection rate. Bubba and Bubbette are you going to let Florida beat us? Humiliating getting beat by the Sunshine state. Bubba and Bubbette you have to lower the bar further than ever before. Donít let them muzzle you and forget washing them there hands and by no means take a bath ..... Now seriously Iím just waiting for the fights to break out all over Texas and the You Tube videos that will be posted online. Texas now has a mask mandate that Bubba and Bubbette just canít grasp. Hand sanitizer gives you kooties that is one I heard at the grocery store yesterday. Geez put the mask on get what you need get out then take off the mask. Easy Peasy! Iím just afraid it is going to get a lot worse. But we are trailing Florida and that is unacceptable...... (sarcasm)
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Texas needs to take a lesson from Alabama. Get the universities involved. With the focused energy of students, that high bar doesn't have a chance.

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Old 07-03-20, 01:44 PM
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We've been mandated to wear suits like the guys who came for ET had, and laser sanitize our hands before going into the store for rations. Tell the people of Texas if they comply with the masks it's not long before they're walking around in scuba gear. Have they forced you to laminate your hands and wear the cone of shame yet?
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You're falling behind because you're not trying hard enough. FOCUS!
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I think I’m ready


Ready to go on a beer run lol.
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Originally Posted by Hondo Gravel View Post
Come on Texas! You are number 2 behind Florida in the infection rate. Bubba and Bubbette are you going to let Florida beat us? Humiliating getting beat by the Sunshine state.
Ha Ha, I told ya' there's no beating FL.
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I don't think you can keep up. We've got Bubbas too. And we have a lot more miles of beaches, which means more tourists and more parties. The beach crowds are folks who want this all to be over and they think the best way to do that is to just pretend it's over. As one said "everywhere we went was packed and no one was wearing masks. Everything was back to normal. It was great!"
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Originally Posted by jon c. View Post
I don't think you can keep up. We've got Bubbas too. And we have a lot more miles of beaches, which means more tourists and more parties. The beach crowds are folks who want this all to be over and they think the best way to do that is to just pretend it's over. As one said "everywhere we went was packed and no one was wearing masks. Everything was back to normal. It was great!"
Iím afraid we will be runner up on this one but Texas gave it a great shot, There is always next season.. We will learn from the mistakes we made so that next time we will be #1. I should have listened to our lieutenant governor and sacrificed myself and some elderly relatives to save our state. Iím going to drink more beer and grow a beer belly and buy those 12 pack of cheap tank tops from the Walmart so I can become part of the #1 team.
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After tomorrow, South Dakota might give both a run for their money.
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Originally Posted by indyfabz View Post
After tomorrow, South Dakota might give both a run for their money.
It will take 2 or 3 weeks to get meaningful numbers for any specific event. That's why this sport isn't very much fun.
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Originally Posted by indyfabz View Post
After tomorrow, South Dakota might give both a run for their money.
I have been there a few times and canít imagine 7500 crammed in their with no precautions. I just donít understand why some people refuse to do the right things to get this virus under control. I donít particularly like social distancing and wearing a mask having to talk through layers of glass but Iím doing it.
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Originally Posted by tyrion View Post
It will take 2 or 3 weeks to get meaningful numbers for any specific event. That's why this sport isn't very much fun.
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Originally Posted by Hondo Gravel View Post
I have been there a few times and canít imagine 7500 crammed in their with no precautions. I just donít understand why some people refuse to do the right things to get this virus under control. I donít particularly like social distancing and wearing a mask having to talk through layers of glass but Iím doing it.
I was there in 2015 during a bike tour. It was a random day in June. I nearly lost my eyes thanks to selfie sticks. I suspect they will all be packed in the amphitheater. The streets of Keystone were packed enough. This is going to be a mess. BTW...Did you hear that Herman Caine has the virus and is in the hospital? He was at the Tulsa gathering.
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It will take 2 or 3 weeks to get meaningful numbers for any specific event. That's why this sport isn't very much fun.
Kind of like voting by mail.
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Originally Posted by indyfabz View Post
I was there in 2015 during a bike tour. It was a random day in June. I nearly lost my eyes thanks to selfie sticks. I suspect they will all be packed in the amphitheater. The streets of Keystone were packed enough. This is going to be a mess. BTW...Did you hear that Herman Caine has the virus and is in the hospital? He was at the Tulsa gathering.
Yes. I cruised the Mickelson Trail when I there. Like you said the towns in the area are packed, walking up and down the streets all day. Unfortunately people are going to catch covid during this gathering. Herman thought nothing of this a now he is ill. Doesnít make much sense..
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Originally Posted by Hondo Gravel View Post
I have been there a few times and canít imagine 7500 crammed in their with no precautions. I just donít understand why some people refuse to do the right things to get this virus under control. I donít particularly like social distancing and wearing a mask having to talk through layers of glass but Iím doing it.
I don't think anybody thinks it's fun and I'd like to go out and listen to some live music and see friends and all that, but this stuff is serious and we all should be willing to do our parts. So, yeah, you're exactly right.
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I don't think anybody thinks it's fun and I'd like to go out and listen to some live music and see friends and all that, but this stuff is serious and we all should be willing to do our parts. So, yeah, you're exactly right.
Yup, I agree. I have tickets to some concerts all rescheduled to 2021. I had a great 2020 planned then this covid thing happened. But I know as a people what we need to do.
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Kind of like voting by mail.
Maybe where you live. I voted by mail (dropped the ballot in a lock box at election headquarters) and got a notice the same day that my vote had been counted.
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Don't forget California.

L.A. Protests Draw Thousands Hours after Gov. Newsom Prohibited Fourth of July Gatherings

https://www.yahoo.com/news/l-protest...172219585.html
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Don't forget California.

L.A. Protests Draw Thousands Hours after Gov. Newsom Prohibited Fourth of July Gatherings

https://www.yahoo.com/news/l-protest...172219585.html
Yup, I understand the disappointment we all like to party. But for the one time we can do the right thing called sacrificing a party or two. My grandmother lived to 102 many true historic recollections of the Great Depression then living through WW2 were a lot of boys/men lost theirs lives that she knew. We have the same type of situation today and we need to deal with it like they did. 200,000 dead soldiers from WW2 this virus is going to surpass any war. But we will just google for answers and wait for the idiot box to tell us how to think. Ok I will STFU yíall be safe and hit the roads and trails.
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Maybe where you live. I voted by mail (dropped the ballot in a lock box at election headquarters) and got a notice the same day that my vote had been counted.
States handle mail ballots differently. In the recent NY primary, absentee ballots needed to be postmarked by election day but did not need to be received until a week later and, if I understand correctly, no mail-in votes in NY got counted until then. I think that with the likely great increase in absentee voting this year that we should expect results in some close elections to be later than what we've become used to.
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https://www.texastribune.org/2020/07...ley-hospitals/

Florida we are rallying in the fourth quarter might steal a victory. Relaxing to much thinking you have the win already sealed and this is a fake laugh attempting to cover up how I really feel.

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