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jergul
large member
Mon Mar 02 12:45:32
Seb
Do your civic duty and cough on people. Help them get it early too before the NHS is overwhelmed.
Nimatzo
iChihuaha
Mon Mar 02 13:01:47
Dam it seb, now you can’t come for the end of the world party in jergul’s shelter.
Paramount
Member
Mon Mar 02 13:05:07
” Vice President Pence praying with the Coronavirus Team. This administration invites God’s help. Keep holding them up in prayer.”


Rofl
The Children
Member
Mon Mar 02 13:35:46
infected spiked over night. looks like ur country been lyin bout the numbers.

tumbleweed
the wanderer
Mon Mar 02 13:40:53
5 deaths now in Washington (state)
tumbleweed
the wanderer
Mon Mar 02 13:46:53
i assume this means a lot of infected people are walking around Seattle (& have been for awhile)
jergul
large member
Mon Mar 02 13:56:18
If you extrapolate from the deaths, then there should be about 300 walking about infacting people at a rate of 3 each.
jergul
large member
Mon Mar 02 13:57:01
My thoughts and prayers!
jergul
large member
Mon Mar 02 13:58:17
TC
Not lying so much as not testing. Last I checked, the US had only the test results from 400 people.
Wrath of Orion
Member
Mon Mar 02 13:58:54
Please don't feed the troll unless you're giving it actual troll food.
TJ
Member
Mon Mar 02 14:00:09
USA

The House and Senate membership ages.

112 50-59
125 60-69
61 70-79
8 80+

Senate

18 50-59
42 60-69
19 70-79
5 80+

Covid-19 could create a substantial realignment in Government.

Biden, Sanders, and Warren might not make it through the primaries let alone become President.

Probabilities...

Shake, rattle and roll.
Paramount
Member
Mon Mar 02 14:08:59
Already 5 dead in the USA? Yesterday I read that two people had died.
jergul
large member
Mon Mar 02 14:16:03
TJ
Or look at their bosses.

White, silent generation (1928-1945) lean GOP 59%, Democrat 36%

The Children
Member
Mon Mar 02 14:32:05
already 6...

looks like usa been lyin bout its numbers 4 WEEKS.

but is anyone surprised. untrustworthy, lie, cheat and steal.
TJ
Member
Mon Mar 02 14:33:54
jergul:
Take it as far as you wish. The original idea has been expressed even though in a subtle fashion.

All of it falls under "Realignment of government" unless I'm not understanding your point.
sam adams
Member
Mon Mar 02 14:44:24
Ya the assumption is theres undiagnosed minor cases in the general population to the tune of ~100 cases. Its getting diagnosed now cause its nuking the old folks home.
The Children
Member
Mon Mar 02 15:01:29
100 my ass...

u have 1000s infected.

jergul
large member
Mon Mar 02 15:02:23
TJ
Voter supression would be a much bigger deal than actual deaths. Its hard to imagine groups at risk trundling down en mass to the the polling stations if the outbreak reboots come flu season in October.
jergul
large member
Mon Mar 02 15:04:46
Sammy
100 seems low. Each unidentified infected person should infect about 3 others over the course of 14 days.

But this is not an exact science. Anything between 100 and 1000 is close enough.
TJ
Member
Mon Mar 02 15:10:53
The idea of voter suppression has been around since 1838 as far as I can tell.
jergul
large member
Mon Mar 02 15:15:43
The idea that politicians should get the pox has been around since Mesopotamia :).

The trick is mixing and matching concepts.
sam adams
Member
Mon Mar 02 15:20:36
"100 seems low. "

Perhaps. The genetic guessing gives vague numbers at this point. Im not gonna argue with numbers between 50 and 500.
TJ
Member
Mon Mar 02 15:21:39
I made no statement about should, shouldn't, will or won't.

I was mixing and matching considering the probabilities. :D
sam adams
Member
Mon Mar 02 15:21:41
And thats for seattle metro only i might add.
jergul
large member
Mon Mar 02 15:27:48
"And thats for seattle metro only i might add."

Ah, ok. I would not argue with 50-500 either. The problem is more that whatever number doubles every 100 hours.

So its more a question of where we are on the timeline than anything else (50 people is 400 hours behind 500 people).
tumbleweed
the wanderer
Mon Mar 02 16:40:55
current presser:

Pence: we've added Dr. Burke, she is awesome
Dr. Burke: Trump & everyone else have been awesome
Azar: Dr. Burke is awesome

how would these people be talking under a non-fraud lunatic administration i wonder
Dukhat
Member
Mon Mar 02 19:51:23
Should have been mass testing immediately. Trump hoped it would go away and appointed the worst fucking person to be in charge.

At least he’s scared now and is letting the cdc do more ... Still a fucking idiot though especially if one of his supporters listened to him calling it a hoax and ends up infecting a ton of people.
sam adams
Member
Mon Mar 02 21:06:34
"Should have been mass testing immediately."

-cuckhat

"I want those same people in charge of my healthcare"

-also cuckhat

Lulz
Dukhat
Member
Mon Mar 02 23:42:07
Sam nonsensical yet again.

In before dumbfucks like Turtle Crawler come here with the next conspiracy theory.

What will it be?

That some liberal Trump hater got infected and decided to spread the disease as far and as wide as possible to hurt his chances of getting infected.

When the number of cases in the US reaches thousands, that will be their fucking response.
Dukhat
Member
Mon Mar 02 23:42:30
getting re-elected*
sam adams
Member
Mon Mar 02 23:57:41
Duck hat you should realize how retarded it sounds for you to whine about government health response and also whine about getting government healthcare at the same time.
The Children
Member
Mon Mar 02 23:59:14
if u got 1 death, it means u got da virus for 3-4 weeks already.

and in 3-4 weeks, it wuld mean theres 1000 infected.

impussible that u merely have 100 cases...
Dukhat
Member
Tue Mar 03 00:10:41
Republicans: Nominate a fucking idiot to be in charge of government.

Then when he fails horribly:

"See, government is bad at everything!"

Same shit as W. and Katrina.

And nobody bought it then either.
jergul
large member
Tue Mar 03 02:13:24
"Since January, the CDC had been publishing a cumulative total of US novel coronavirus cases and the number of patients who have been tested in the United States.

The change on Monday was met with skepticism from Rep. Mark Pocan, a Wisconsin Democrat.

According to Pocan's letter, on Sunday the CDC's website listed how many cases were travel-rated, the number of person-to-person cases, the total number of people tested, and the number of coronavirus deaths.

But on Monday, the website no longer listed the number of people in the United States who had been tested."

CNN

Faith inspiring. We should pray.
jergul
large member
Tue Mar 03 03:40:11
Not to be a complete asshat, but blood donorship...

Too late. I was a complete asshat.
jergul
large member
Tue Mar 03 09:11:04
The US is hoping to test 1 million people by the end of this week.

Nice. That would be up 9999500 since the last number I saw on people tested.

We might actually get a clearer picture on the number of infected people in teh US.
jergul
large member
Tue Mar 03 09:11:37
999500*
jergul
large member
Tue Mar 03 09:18:49
Churches are stepping up by emptying holy water by the entrance and cutting out the use of common drinking vessels during sacrements.

And we wonder why people died all the time in the middle ages.
jergul
large member
Tue Mar 03 09:38:28
http://www...m=android_app&utm_source=share

Worth reading.
Paramount
Member
Tue Mar 03 13:16:50
So what are all of you hoarding in your shelters? Cans of beans? Candles? Safety matches? Water? What else does one need in order to survive a month or two?
swordtail
Anarchist Prime
Tue Mar 03 13:23:32
duct tape and plastic sheeting
tumbleweed
the wanderer
Tue Mar 03 13:27:42
don't forget to attack asian people for bringing this dread upon us
jergul
large member
Tue Mar 03 13:36:37
Bitcoins.
hood
Member
Tue Mar 03 13:42:40
No shelter needed. Just get an extra package of chicken to put in your freezer. Buy a nice, big bag of rice, as it won't spoil. Noodles also work. No need to go ham (har!), just have a little bit more.
jergul
large member
Tue Mar 03 13:45:33
Or two cases of whiskey and just trade for anything you want.

+ bitcoins. Because surely as civilization collapses, the internet will be maintained.
jergul
large member
Tue Mar 03 13:47:37
And thank god for hydro and windpower. Decentralized power production for the win. I will be able to generate bitcoins too.
tumbleweed
the wanderer
Tue Mar 03 14:01:57
Trump has killed 3 more people... 9 deaths now in Washington (state)
sam adams
Member
Tue Mar 03 14:18:12
Theres apperently a critical but still living case of a 50 year old without underlying conditions.
The Children
Member
Tue Mar 03 14:37:25
water? lol water comes out the sink. no need 4 that.

just cans of food. rice, pasta, noodles, milk powder. things u can keep. some frozen stuff in the freezer like chinese buns, dimsum, and other meat types that u can store.

cans usually just beans, carrots and shit like that. just veggies really.

it really not worth hoardin.

ill still be doing groceries at least twice a week. eve

no real need 4 anything else. no need 4 anything longer than 1 or 2 weeks. ill still be doing groceries. just with some extra food, it means i dunt have 2 do groveries that often no more.

stores got plenty of food, i dunt believe in walkin dead scenaries.

what if u stored an entire room filled with cans. so what. then next day, u get the virus. lol purpose destroyed, owned.

Habebe
Member
Tue Mar 03 15:16:46
"and other meat types that u can store."

He means bats, Snakes and shit.
jergul
large member
Tue Mar 03 16:34:46
tumbleweed
the wanderer
Sun Mar 01 23:49:39
the handy link CC put in last thread:

http://gis...a7594740fd40299423467b48e9ecf6
jergul
large member
Tue Mar 03 16:37:50
http://gis...a7594740fd40299423467b48e9ecf6
jergul
large member
Tue Mar 03 16:49:59
"Donald J. Trump
@realDonaldTrump
·
5t
It was my great honor to address the National Association of Counties Legislative Conference where 1,200 County Leaders whose incredible devotion, talent, and drive directly and profoundly improve the lives of millions of Americans each and every day."

Oh good. Lets gather everyone from every corner of the US together before sending them on their way again.
tumbleweed
the wanderer
Tue Mar 03 17:20:42
Trump gets Azar to announce they have a potential vaccine in just 3 days
http://twitter.com/Acyn/status/1234950243512242176

then Fauci has to come out & still give the year estimate (in next post of that twitter thread)

i have zero confidence in Azar...
anyone around Trump gets infected w/ something & loses all credibility
jergul
large member
Tue Mar 03 18:01:05
Trump is pushing imaginary vaccines like hitler was non-existent Army Groups in April 45.
Dukhat
Member
Tue Mar 03 19:09:43
My boat is well stocked. Plenty of space since I upgraded to a 40 foot. Bought another 2 years worth of supplies though at my main property. More for my parents because they live nearby and can use the place to quarantine themselves if needed.
Wrath of Orion
Member
Tue Mar 03 20:30:21
Don't forget your tinfoil hat. That's the most important bit.
hood
Member
Tue Mar 03 21:08:48
"i have zero confidence in Azar..."

Why would you have any confidence in a pharma lobbyist to begin with?
Dukhat
Member
Tue Mar 03 22:01:28
What tinfoil hat? If we don't need it that's great and I will use the non-perishables when I restock my boat in 6 months. If we do need it (most likely case being the area needing to self-quarantine for a few weeks like we've seen in other countries), my parents will be safer and not have to deal with panicing people in grocery stores.

A sensible decision unlike all the gun nutters that go rush to buy guns every time a shooting happens under a democratic president.
hood
Member
Tue Mar 03 23:24:32
"Bought another 2 years worth of supplies"

+

"Bought another 2 years worth of supplies"

=

person who has no fucking clue what they are saying; completely oblivious individual.
Dukhat
Member
Wed Mar 04 01:06:06
Don't get so butthurt hood. It's not a worthwhile look and it shows how pathetic you are because you give up trying to convince the people that need to be convinced and have internalized their helplessness as your own.
Nimatzo
iChihuaha
Wed Mar 04 04:55:18
WHO now puts the fatality rate of corona to 3.4% globally.
Dukhat
Member
Wed Mar 04 06:04:51
Seemingly 20% of cases are serious enough to require hospitalization. There’s the rub. Too many get infected and the system becomes swamped.
hood
Member
Wed Mar 04 06:32:12
Hmm. Well my copy/paste fail is certainly ironic.
sam adams
Member
Wed Mar 04 10:17:16
Wait cuckhat is one of those homeless people that lives on a boat?
The Children
Member
Wed Mar 04 12:21:41
lol 4 reral? 4 years worth of supply?? LMAO

u some end of the world conspiracy nut?
everyone knows if end of the world shit happens and zombiesd overttake us all, the supermarkets and malls are where its at. thats where everyone will be and thats where all the supplies are.

lol@buyin supplies.

didnt dawn of the dea teach u anything!

Paramount
Member
Wed Mar 04 12:53:00
People in Britain are getting infected at a fast pace now:


87 cases of COVID-19 confirmed in UK after biggest daily jump

http://new...9-now-confirmed-in-uk-11949250

There are probably a lot of people who doesn’t care if they are ill or not. They commute to work regardless and cough everywhere. At buses and trains, at their workplaces, in restaurants. Everywhere! That’s why the virus is spreading.
The Children
Member
Wed Mar 04 12:57:01
yea public transports are fuckin gross as hell. serious its infected a long time ago with all these shitty stinky 3rd worlders. its always full, its slow, its never on time, capacity is crap, it expensive, it was dead a long time ago.

everyone hates commutin.
wageslavin just sucks man. its just so fukin unfair.

sam adams
Member
Wed Mar 04 13:25:31

"yea public transports are fuckin gross as hell. serious its infected a long time ago with all these shitty stinky 3rd worlders. its always full, its slow, its never on time, capacity is crap, it expensive, it was dead a long time ago."

Lol@shithole london. But but but seb said its not a shithole.
jergul
large member
Wed Mar 04 13:59:12
Para
People are getting diagnosed at a faster rate than ever.

Right now we know that globally, 3.5% of those diagnosed die.

The UK has 85 diagnosed and 0 deaths. The expectation is 3 deaths.

It is in other words catching a lot of people with few or any symptoms.

The US has 138 diagnoses and 9 deaths. It should have 260 diagnoses.

It is in other words missing a lot of people that it needs to catch to meet global averages.
sam adams
Member
Wed Mar 04 14:15:41
US deathtoll up to 11, including the first outside seattle.

Still no healthy folks dead, though there are rumors of a couple previously healthy folks in critical condition.
Habebe
Member
Wed Mar 04 14:30:27
TC thinks the train is expensive. Haha
Habebe
Member
Wed Mar 04 14:43:34
Wozniak says he was patient zero.
jergul
large member
Wed Mar 04 17:27:09
There are several pasient 0s in the US. Some of them have recovered by now.

With 11 deaths, there should be 314 diagnoses to keep up with global averages.





TJ
Member
Wed Mar 04 17:46:30
Maybe and maybe not. Guess we'll see sooner or later.

Washington State.

A female in her 60s, Life Care resident, hospitalized at EvergreenHealth

A male in his 50s, associated with Life Care, not hospitalized

A male in his 60s, Life Care resident, hospitalized at EvergreenHealth

A female in her 70s, Life Care resident, hospitalized at EvergreenHealth

A male in his 60s, Life Care resident, hospitalized at Evergreen

A female in her 90s, Life Care resident, was hospitalized at Evergreen and died on 3/3/20

A female in her 70s, Life Care resident, hospitalized at EvergreenHealth

A male in his 30s, no known exposure, not hospitalized

A female in her teens, associated with Life Care, not hospitalized

A male in his 80s, a resident of Life Care, hospitalized at EvergreenHealth
jergul
large member
Wed Mar 04 18:00:35
The cdc has tested 1100 samples in last report. 12.5% infection rate.

Its hard to be predicative other than saying US test levels are really, really low and the number of deaths high in ratio of confirmed infected compared to what the rest of the world is doing.

They have not even tested all of the patients and staff at that Life Care institution.
TJ
Member
Wed Mar 04 18:05:51
I was cautious and optimistic at the same time. That is why i used maybe or maybe not in the post.
Wrath of Orion
Member
Wed Mar 04 18:29:21
"There are probably a lot of people who doesn’t care if they are ill or not. They commute to work regardless and cough everywhere. At buses and trains, at their workplaces, in restaurants. Everywhere! That’s why the virus is spreading."

The real problem is you can be asymptomatic for a week or so while being infectious.
Forwyn
Member
Wed Mar 04 18:48:01
Plague Inc EZ mode is maxing out air/water transmission, and infecting everyone in the world before developing symptoms
sam adams
Member
Wed Mar 04 19:42:37
"The real problem is you can be asymptomatic for a week or so while being infectious. "

Thats a great combination huh.


"other than saying US test levels are really, really low"

Ya they didnt even have enough testing ability in place to handle more than a few patients until this week. Tards. Its also possible that the us death rate is artificially high cause its mainly blowing up an old folks home. But i agree its more likely that there are 100s of undiagnosed minor cases in healthier/younger people.
Forwyn
Member
Wed Mar 04 20:39:23
Oh nooooo, nursing home bottom lines will be impacted when their populations are decimated
Dukhat
Member
Wed Mar 04 20:56:14
Lol. Those people are the republican base. You need those old shits to stay alive for as long as possible to elect politicians stupid enough to push supply side economics.
Habebe
Member
Wed Mar 04 21:19:16
Idk, Biden Only gets old votes too.
sam adams
Member
Wed Mar 04 22:00:10
Good thing bernies lazy millenial "revolutionaries" are too lazy to even vote.

Biden 2020!
jergul
large member
Thu Mar 05 03:23:33
Funny how old you have to be to recognize that flock behaviour matters. Even the 3.5% to create a revolution amounts to a small flock triggering a stampede amongst a much larger flock.

This could incidentally be hardwired. Many mammals have a wanderlust stage when young animals break away from the group and wander about in primeval hipster misery.
jergul
large member
Thu Mar 05 04:49:16
2 cases here tied to the Nato thingy "Arctic Resolve". Lets see how Nato operations deal with a soon to be declared pandemic.
Nimatzo
iChihuaha
Thu Mar 05 06:26:41
Jergul
Having this many old people around is a fairly recent phenomena and so is the unprecedented speed of social and general progress. Decent correlation. All the backward and savage places on this planet have young populations. Even back when we were medieval and hatched our most terrible ideas, no where near this many old people. Obviously old people are acting as a filter for all of the most terrible ideas young people have, like that one girl wanting us to panic over Australian bush fires or the other guy, whose life is over because Debbie broke his heart. Old people may be backwards, but they are backwards based on much more experience!
jergul
large member
Thu Mar 05 06:39:46
I am not disagreeing, but my point was a bit different: Low voter turn out amongs yung-uns may be hardwired.

Though if you do look at deciders, they seem to be as old as fuck:

http://en....llors_(1679%E2%80%931714)#1679

Nimatzo
iChihuaha
Thu Mar 05 07:10:38
Of that there is no doubt, spurious correlation is spurious, there are other factors that matter :) It just, there is this idea, ”if it were not for the old people we would...”. As a matter of fact we had 2 world wars that predominantly killed young men and we had some of biggest social revolutions following those wars. I don’t think age of the electorate matters that much. Things tend to reach some form of equlibrium the further we go. (I am sure it has to do with some yet unexplained thermodynamic phenomena!) Which is bad when a country decides to leave the EU with a hair thin majority or elects a president with a minority of the popular vote.

Hardwired, like not giving a fuck about an action (voting) that is literally 1 among millions? Things that require long term thinking and such? Yea I believe it is hardwired ;-)
hood
Member
Thu Mar 05 07:31:24
"(I am sure it has to do with some yet unexplained thermodynamic phenomena!)"

/Puts on physicists cap

So if you consider the population to be this point, then we can create a simple model to...


/Physics joke/
Seb
Member
Thu Mar 05 08:06:20
Jergul, please, we can do better than a zero dimensional model. Let's say a spherical, frictionless, rigid body and then we can do at least a 1d model.
hood
Member
Thu Mar 05 08:13:41
Did I just get called jergul? I CHALLENGE YOU TO A DUEL! PISTOLS IN BRISTOL!
Nimatzo
iChihuaha
Thu Mar 05 08:15:53
Hmm the population as a point on a sphere, hmmm yes it even makes intuitive sense. Now if we can some how incoporate fluid mechanics and something about black body radiation, I believe there is potentially enough jargon in there to sound really impressive!
hood
Member
Thu Mar 05 08:19:15
Also Seb, I'm certain some members of the population would take umbrage with being referred to as a spherical body. At least by modeling them as points everyone gets to be their ideal size.
Habebe
Member
Thu Mar 05 13:53:38
Oh shit. My mom just came from the Pharamcy and came out all y2k on me and my sister and I stocking up on masks.
swordtail
Anarchist Prime
Thu Mar 05 14:07:27
yes, you can use stockings as masks.
Habebe
Member
Thu Mar 05 14:19:56
No she ordered these masks with little round ventilator things on them....

You should habe seen out basement during Y2k, jugs of water, canned goods for years...she gets so excited over this shit.
hood
Member
Thu Mar 05 14:25:39
So you're saying crazy runs in the family, eh?
Habebe
Member
Thu Mar 05 15:19:47
I prefer excentric.

IDK, she gets so excited over this stuff. Anything from Hurricane preparation to end of the world scenarios. I mean, t doesnt hurt to be over prepared, she just does it with such enthusiasm.

Holidays too, Christmas and Thanksgiving are events she starts prepping for like minths in advance.
jergul
large member
Thu Mar 05 23:52:57
1500 people have been tested so far in the US. I don't know what to say about that.
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