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Postby Thermodolia » Sat Mar 21, 2020 9:24 am

Nakena wrote:
The New California Republic wrote:Could the thread title be correctly capitalized please?


I had a draft saved too but GVH was faster xD

I’m sure you’ll get the next one
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Postby San Lumen » Sat Mar 21, 2020 9:25 am

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I agree.

It’s nice to be vindicated by a reputable news source

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Postby Moscareinas » Sat Mar 21, 2020 9:25 am

Greater vakolicci haven wrote:
Nakena wrote:At least hopefully this leads to an increased sense and care for bio-security in the future. And also rethinking health care and other important things really.

I don't believe in bio-security.


after a word from the mods, a deat, and then a certain corona-chan, you better believe i fucking do, vakolicci
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Postby Greater vakolicci haven » Sat Mar 21, 2020 9:25 am

Diopolis wrote:
Des-Bal wrote:Is there a plan yet that isn't idiotic or predicated on luck?

The UK's original plan of quarantining the at risk population and letting everyone else build up a herd immunity probably would have worked, but it would've looked unacceptably bad for an elected government.
But as for the rest of us, luck it is.

You mean the plan they were being praised for until people got hysterical?
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Postby Thermodolia » Sat Mar 21, 2020 9:26 am

Moscareinas wrote:
Des-Bal wrote:Is there a plan yet that isn't idiotic or predicated on luck?


it's the first time we have something resembling a global infrastructure for dealing with a pandemic

you gonna wing it sometime

Actually we had prior to 2018 an entire office devoted to preparing for pandemics. Then Trump let Bolton gut it

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Postby The New California Republic » Sat Mar 21, 2020 9:26 am

Greater vakolicci haven wrote:Since everything is going to shit, should we not keep the old thread open so the ns servers follow the world in going down the toilet?

Could you fix the title?
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Postby Moscareinas » Sat Mar 21, 2020 9:27 am

Greater vakolicci haven wrote:
Diopolis wrote:The UK's original plan of quarantining the at risk population and letting everyone else build up a herd immunity probably would have worked, but it would've looked unacceptably bad for an elected government.
But as for the rest of us, luck it is.

You mean the plan they were being praised for until people got hysterical?


dying tends to make people hysterical, vakolicci

also, i suggest you drop this shit right now, vakolicci
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Postby Nakena » Sat Mar 21, 2020 9:27 am

Greater vakolicci haven wrote:
Nakena wrote:At least hopefully this leads to an increased sense and care for bio-security in the future. And also rethinking health care and other important things really.

I don't believe in bio-security.


https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Biosecurity

It's quite relevant in agriculture and gardening btw.

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Nakena wrote:At least hopefully this leads to an increased sense and care for bio-security in the future. And also rethinking health care and other important things really.


we owe it to future generations that we don't fuck this shit up again


There might be millions of deads regardless. Since this apparently spread in hot areas too, Africa and India will be terribly affected.
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Postby Fartsniffage » Sat Mar 21, 2020 9:27 am

Greater vakolicci haven wrote:
Diopolis wrote:The UK's original plan of quarantining the at risk population and letting everyone else build up a herd immunity probably would have worked, but it would've looked unacceptably bad for an elected government.
But as for the rest of us, luck it is.

You mean the plan they were being praised for until people got hysterical?


No. The plan they changed when it became clear that it wasn't just the old or at-risk who would need hospital care.
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Postby Cisairse » Sat Mar 21, 2020 9:28 am

wait nooo why isn't "mark" capitalized :c
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Postby Ifreann » Sat Mar 21, 2020 9:28 am

Greater vakolicci haven wrote:Since everything is going to shit, should we not keep the old thread open so the ns servers follow the world in going down the toilet?

Threads are locked at 500 pages for the sake of the mods more than the servers. As I understand it, some of the mod tools involve loading the entire thread on one page, which can get unwieldy with longer threads.


Diopolis wrote:
Des-Bal wrote:Is there a plan yet that isn't idiotic or predicated on luck?

The UK's original plan of quarantining the at risk population and letting everyone else build up a herd immunity probably would have worked, but it would've looked unacceptably bad for an elected government.
But as for the rest of us, luck it is.

It would have worked in the sense that herd immunity is a real thing, but it would have recreated the situation in Italy and caused mass deaths.
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Postby Des-Bal » Sat Mar 21, 2020 9:28 am

Greater vakolicci haven wrote:You mean the plan they were being praised for until people got hysterical?

You dont get to decide if people are being hysterical, you dont value your own life so you cant weigh the issue.
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Postby Moscareinas » Sat Mar 21, 2020 9:28 am

Thermodolia wrote:
Moscareinas wrote:
it's the first time we have something resembling a global infrastructure for dealing with a pandemic

you gonna wing it sometime

Actually we had prior to 2018 an entire office devoted to preparing for pandemics. Then Trump let Bolton gut it


fighting a pandemic is by necessity a global effort, and it is fucking sad we live in an age of tribalists wanting scalps
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Postby Greater vakolicci haven » Sat Mar 21, 2020 9:29 am

Des-Bal wrote:
Greater vakolicci haven wrote:You mean the plan they were being praised for until people got hysterical?

You dont get to decide if people are being hysterical, you dont value your own life so you cant weigh the issue.

You know you're going to die? Don't know when, but it's like...going to happen some time in the future.

Sorry if I'm introducing you to a new concept.
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Postby Thermodolia » Sat Mar 21, 2020 9:30 am

A 45 minute test has now been approved by the FDA. Just think if we had started work on these tests months ago we’d have tests that give you a result in a minute
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Postby Diopolis » Sat Mar 21, 2020 9:31 am

Ifreann wrote:
Greater vakolicci haven wrote:Since everything is going to shit, should we not keep the old thread open so the ns servers follow the world in going down the toilet?

Threads are locked at 500 pages for the sake of the mods more than the servers. As I understand it, some of the mod tools involve loading the entire thread on one page, which can get unwieldy with longer threads.


Diopolis wrote:The UK's original plan of quarantining the at risk population and letting everyone else build up a herd immunity probably would have worked, but it would've looked unacceptably bad for an elected government.
But as for the rest of us, luck it is.

It would have worked in the sense that herd immunity is a real thing, but it would have recreated the situation in Italy and caused mass deaths.

I mean, the flatten the curve plan will also cause mass deaths.
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Postby Andsed » Sat Mar 21, 2020 9:31 am

Greater vakolicci haven wrote:
Des-Bal wrote:You dont get to decide if people are being hysterical, you dont value your own life so you cant weigh the issue.

You know you're going to die? Don't know when, but it's like...going to happen some time in the future.

Sorry if I'm introducing you to a new concept.

We are all well aware of our mortality. We just prefer to die of old age after living a long life instead of to some virus while we are still young.
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Postby Nakena » Sat Mar 21, 2020 9:31 am

Ifreann wrote:
Greater vakolicci haven wrote:Since everything is going to shit, should we not keep the old thread open so the ns servers follow the world in going down the toilet?

Threads are locked at 500 pages for the sake of the mods more than the servers. As I understand it, some of the mod tools involve loading the entire thread on one page, which can get unwieldy with longer threads.


Diopolis wrote:The UK's original plan of quarantining the at risk population and letting everyone else build up a herd immunity probably would have worked, but it would've looked unacceptably bad for an elected government.
But as for the rest of us, luck it is.

It would have worked in the sense that herd immunity is a real thing, but it would have recreated the situation in Italy and caused mass deaths.



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Postby Thermodolia » Sat Mar 21, 2020 9:31 am

Diopolis wrote:
Ifreann wrote:Threads are locked at 500 pages for the sake of the mods more than the servers. As I understand it, some of the mod tools involve loading the entire thread on one page, which can get unwieldy with longer threads.



It would have worked in the sense that herd immunity is a real thing, but it would have recreated the situation in Italy and caused mass deaths.

I mean, the flatten the curve plan will also cause mass deaths.

Probably less though
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Why get out the locks and chains when you can get out the whips and chains?

How about no? I've had some...unpleasant experiences relating to that matter.

But I digress; as of March 21st, 1600 PHT/0400 EDT, PH has 307 cases, 13 recoveries, and 19 deaths.

Also, 168 cases in Metro Manila alone?! Fuck me sideways...
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Greater vakolicci haven wrote:
Des-Bal wrote:You dont get to decide if people are being hysterical, you dont value your own life so you cant weigh the issue.

You know you're going to die? Don't know when, but it's like...going to happen some time in the future.

Sorry if I'm introducing you to a new concept.

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Postby Moscareinas » Sat Mar 21, 2020 9:32 am

Greater vakolicci haven wrote:
Des-Bal wrote:You dont get to decide if people are being hysterical, you dont value your own life so you cant weigh the issue.

You know you're going to die? Don't know when, but it's like...going to happen some time in the future.

Sorry if I'm introducing you to a new concept.


i thought i was going to die, vakolicci

hell, i might still have this virus inside me, vakolicci, and if it goes off or i contract it again despite my precautions and it takes i'll certainly die due to my compromised valves, vakolicci

i'm sorry if that's a new concept to you, vakolicci

DO DROP IT
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Postby Thermodolia » Sat Mar 21, 2020 9:32 am

Andsed wrote:
Greater vakolicci haven wrote:You know you're going to die? Don't know when, but it's like...going to happen some time in the future.

Sorry if I'm introducing you to a new concept.

We are all well aware of our mortality. We just prefer to die of old age after living a long life instead of to some virus while we are still young.

Hey at least we aren’t in Iran blowing shit up
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Postby Cisairse » Sat Mar 21, 2020 9:33 am

Thermodolia wrote:A 45 minute test has now been approved by the FDA. Just think if we had started work on these tests months ago we’d have tests that give you a result in a minute


Is...is that how this works?
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Postby Thermodolia » Sat Mar 21, 2020 9:34 am

Cisairse wrote:
Thermodolia wrote:A 45 minute test has now been approved by the FDA. Just think if we had started work on these tests months ago we’d have tests that give you a result in a minute


Is...is that how this works?

Well we would have had a good two month head start, three if you started in December
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