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Coronavirus Thread III: The Show Must Not Go On (READ OP)

Postby Tinhampton » Sat Apr 04, 2020 1:56 pm

>>> WHERE CAN I LEARN MORE?
>>> WHAT HAS THE VIRUS DONE? At the start of 2020, coronavirus was merely a novel pneumonia that wasn't SARS but was most certainly being carried about by a smattering of people from Wuhan. Fast forward a few months and we've got 2.5 million cases, over 90% of the world's student population isn't going to school, EURO 2020's become EURO 2021, Tokyo 2020's become Tokyo 2021 but it's still Tokyo 2020, almost all sportsball's been suspended for the next few weeks, the list of other events that have been cancelled are too numerous to reel off here, billions of people are under lockdown - need I go on? Even IM has been forced to begin one of their recent hypotheticals about international travel with the phrase "Assuming there's no virus going around..."

>>> WHAT CAN I DO HERE? This is a catch-all coronavirus thread. You may now begin to grumble about it, but Please note! that Max Himself has stated that the moderators will issue bans against those who peddle misinformation such as "claim[s that] the virus is a government conspiracy, or that people should ignore expert medical advice" - so please stay indoors if you can, wash your hands, keep at least two metres from other people, and do continue to post here as you normally did (subject to the temporary edict, of course). OK, now you can start grumbling... or, for that matter, continue grumbling about DPA-related coronavirus medical supply diversion from the second thread.

5th-9th April 2020 (246 voters): How scared are you of contracting coronavirus?
    I: Very scared: 24 (10%)
    II: Somewhat scared: 58 (24%)
    III: A bit scared: 73 (30%)
    IV: Not scared at all: 59 (24%)
    !: Been there, done that...: 8 (3%)
    Eh, whatever - I hope David Hasselhoff's safe: 24 (10%)

12th-17th April 2020 (263 voters): When do you think your area will lift all restrictions?
    I: Before the end of next month: 43 (16%)
    II: At some point in Summer 2020: 111 (42%)
    III: By the end of 2020: 58 (22%)
    IV: At some point in 2021: 24 (9%)
    !: Never - get used to the new normal...: 25 (10%)
    My state/country has not yet imposed any restrictions: 2 (<1%)
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A: SC#251 "Commend Alasdair I Frosticus" (91%)
A: SC#267 "Repeal "Liberate The East Pacific"" (90%)

General Assembly:
A: GA#484 "Disease Naming Compact" (54%)
C: GA#491 "Rights of the employed" (54%)

Issues:
C: Issue #1115 "One in the Arm for @@LEADER@@?"
Quoth RiderSyl: "If an enchantress made it so one raid could bring about world peace, Unibot would ask raiders to just sign a petition instead."

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Postby Albrenia » Sat Apr 04, 2020 1:58 pm

Oooh fresh thread.

Wait what, I got the first post?
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Postby Nanatsu no Tsuki » Sat Apr 04, 2020 1:59 pm

Nice antiseptic smell.
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Postby Diahon » Sat Apr 04, 2020 2:02 pm

hm
FLEE.

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Postby Valentian Elysium » Sat Apr 04, 2020 2:02 pm

*Fourth
Here's to the situation getting better
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Postby Andsed » Sat Apr 04, 2020 2:03 pm

Stay at home peeps.
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Postby Diahon » Sat Apr 04, 2020 2:04 pm

Valentian Elysium wrote:*Fourth
Here's to the situation getting better


come together
right now
over this
FLEE.

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Postby Nanatsu no Tsuki » Sat Apr 04, 2020 2:04 pm

Japan races to test drug for CoVID19: https://www.google.com/amp/s/www.wired. ... vid-19/amp
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Postby Estanglia » Sat Apr 04, 2020 2:04 pm

Damn, these threads are having shorter and shorter lifespans. I wonder how long this one will last.

All joking aside, stay safe everyone.
Yeah: Egalitarianism, equality
Meh: Labour, the EU
Nah: pointless discrimination, authoritarianism, Brexit, Trump, both American parties, the Conservatives
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Postby Tinhampton » Sat Apr 04, 2020 2:05 pm

Ninth! Meanwhile, in the Guardian (which has finally managed to work out how to handle seven-digit numbers):
>>> "Officials from Germany to Spain said they expect the stringent lockdown conditions to stretch for weeks longer"
>>> Derbyshire's PCC warns that "“isolation fatigue” could [endanger] the lockdown, especially after the likely decision to extend the measures beyond the current three-week period."

Nanatsu no Tsuki wrote:Nice antiseptic smell.

Now all we need is the return of Zurkerx' testing station and a few other tidbits and doodahs, then we'll be set for another twenty-five-score pages... :P
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Security Council:
A: SC#250 "Repeal "Liberate Femdom Empire"" (87%)
A: SC#251 "Commend Alasdair I Frosticus" (91%)
A: SC#267 "Repeal "Liberate The East Pacific"" (90%)

General Assembly:
A: GA#484 "Disease Naming Compact" (54%)
C: GA#491 "Rights of the employed" (54%)

Issues:
C: Issue #1115 "One in the Arm for @@LEADER@@?"
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Postby Rojava Free State » Sat Apr 04, 2020 2:05 pm

Welcome to the terrordome everybody.
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Postby Nanatsu no Tsuki » Sat Apr 04, 2020 2:06 pm

Tinhampton wrote:Ninth! Meanwhile, in the Guardian (which has finally managed to work out how to handle seven-digit numbers):
>>> "Officials from Germany to Spain said they expect the stringent lockdown conditions to stretch for weeks longer"
>>> Derbyshire's PCC warns that "“isolation fatigue” could [endanger] the lockdown, especially after the likely decision to extend the measures beyond the current three-week period."

Nanatsu no Tsuki wrote:Nice antiseptic smell.

Now all we need is the return of Zurkerx' testing station and a few other tidbits and doodahs, then we'll be set for another twenty-five-score pages... :P


Woah Betsy. Ambition! :p
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Postby Diahon » Sat Apr 04, 2020 2:06 pm

Estanglia wrote:Damn, these threads are having shorter and shorter lifespans. I wonder how long this one will last.

All joking aside, stay safe everyone.


as long as our enforced confinement, as short of our collective patience
FLEE.

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Postby Zeritae » Sat Apr 04, 2020 2:06 pm

I am 14th. Never thought I would be this early
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Postby Marxist Germany » Sat Apr 04, 2020 2:07 pm

I put my money on 5 threads.
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Postby Diahon » Sat Apr 04, 2020 2:08 pm

Marxist Germany wrote:I put my money on 5 threads.


triple that, if the world doesn't explosively regress first
FLEE.

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Postby Kowani » Sat Apr 04, 2020 2:08 pm

Estanglia wrote:Damn, these threads are having shorter and shorter lifespans. I wonder how long this one will last.

All joking aside, stay safe everyone.

They’re like the virus, growing at an exponential rate.
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Postby Albrenia » Sat Apr 04, 2020 2:09 pm

If this goes how the horror movies tell me, some unethical but brilliant Big Pharma company will create a drug with at least one X or Z in its name, which will cure people but then turn 90% of the population into zombies.

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Postby The New California Republic » Sat Apr 04, 2020 2:10 pm

Andsed wrote:Stay at home peeps.

And wash hands. Cleanliness is next to godliness. Actually just keep clean in general. Couldn't hurt.
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Postby Ethel mermania » Sat Apr 04, 2020 2:10 pm

Thread needs a poll
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Postby Estanglia » Sat Apr 04, 2020 2:11 pm

Albrenia wrote:If this goes how the horror movies tell me, some unethical but brilliant Big Pharma company will create a drug with at least one X or Z in its name, which will cure people but then turn 90% of the population into zombies.


What is it with evil drugs and the last couple of letters of the alphabet?
Yeah: Egalitarianism, equality
Meh: Labour, the EU
Nah: pointless discrimination, authoritarianism, Brexit, Trump, both American parties, the Conservatives
Flops between "optimistic about the future" and "pessimistic about the future" every time I go on NSG.

(Taken 2/5/20)
Political compass test:
Economic Left/Right: -6.25
Social Libertarian/Authoritarian: -4.92

8values thinks I'm a Libertarian Socialist.

Torrocca wrote:"Your honor, it was not mein fault! I didn't order the systematic genocide of millions of people, it was the twenty kilograms of pure-cut Bavarian cocaine that did it!"

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Postby Nanatsu no Tsuki » Sat Apr 04, 2020 2:11 pm

Albrenia wrote:If this goes how the horror movies tell me, some unethical but brilliant Big Pharma company will create a drug with at least one X or Z in its name, which will cure people but then turn 90% of the population into zombies.


Can someone get Milla Jovovich on the phone? We may need her to kick zombie ass.
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Postby Aeritai » Sat Apr 04, 2020 2:12 pm

Albrenia wrote:If this goes how the horror movies tell me, some unethical but brilliant Big Pharma company will create a drug with at least one X or Z in its name, which will cure people but then turn 90% of the population into zombies.


Sounds like the plotline to the Resident Evil games.
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Postby Andsed » Sat Apr 04, 2020 2:12 pm

Albrenia wrote:If this goes how the horror movies tell me, some unethical but brilliant Big Pharma company will create a drug with at least one X or Z in its name, which will cure people but then turn 90% of the population into zombies.

Well the remake for resident evil 3 did just come out...
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Ok lets get back on topic so we don´t get this thread locked thanks to talking about my church windmill dancing.
Andsed is not legally responsible for any injuries that may occur if you take this seriously and somehow get a trebuchet and try to fling yourself into a plane. You fucking dumbass
NationStates going from serious debates about homosexuality to jokes about Jesus a marijuana dealer in the span of one to two posts since November 13 2002.
Sorry my mind is always in the gutter no it lives in gutter my mind is fuckin called pennywise it is in the gutter so much.
How does one outsource racism? Do you like get an Indian guy to call people and call them racial slurs?

LOVEWHOYOUARE~

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Postby Diahon » Sat Apr 04, 2020 2:13 pm

Estanglia wrote:
Albrenia wrote:If this goes how the horror movies tell me, some unethical but brilliant Big Pharma company will create a drug with at least one X or Z in its name, which will cure people but then turn 90% of the population into zombies.


What is it with evil drugs and the last couple of letters of the alphabet?


the end of the alphabet equals the end of the world, you know?
FLEE.

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