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The Videogames Tab
Posted By Austruck
Gotta agree with Tacitus on this one. I've played...

Gotta agree with Tacitus on this one. I've played Animal Crossings on my Wii (I forget which iteration, though), and that real time thing is annoying. I stopped playing for a while when real life...
Forum: The Television & Music Forum 4 days ago
Replies: 168
This is Us
Posted By Austruck
Re: This is Us

Agreed on the adoption. I had missed that bit on my first watch, for some reason. ADOPTION was the key there, not pregnancy.
Forum: The Television & Music Forum 5 days ago
Replies: 168
This is Us
Posted By Austruck
Re: This is Us

I'm pretty sure that Kate and Toby in the parking lot talking about whether they still wanted it is that Kate is pregnant again. In the future with adult Jack and his new baby Hope, the woman with...
Replies: 1,193
Coronavirus
Posted By Austruck
Re: Coronavirus

All the dry goods are leaving the shelves. And people ARE baking. All my friends are doing what they're calling stress-baking. Things like flour, pasta, rice, noodles ... all flying off the shelves....
Forum: The Television & Music Forum 5 days ago
Replies: 40
STAR TREK: PICARD
Posted By Austruck
Re: STAR TREK: PICARD

Or, apparently, code ALL (which seems to pop up automatically when you go to their site to register):

https://www.cbs.com/all-access
Forum: The Television & Music Forum 5 days ago
Replies: 40
STAR TREK: PICARD
Posted By Austruck
Re: STAR TREK: PICARD

HEY! CBS All-Access is giving folks a free month trial with coupon code GIFT. Since the season finale for Picard drops on Thursday, that means you can stream the whole season for free:
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Coronavirus
Posted By Austruck
Except the cold virus and the flu virus aren't...

Except the cold virus and the flu virus aren't just a single virus. There are something like 55 different cold viruses, which is why you can get a cold more than once. Or the flu more than once.
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Coronavirus
Posted By Austruck
Around here, folks in our church started a...

Around here, folks in our church started a window-zoo for kids taking walks around the neighborhood. Their kids drew and colored zoo animals and taped them to their windows. It made the local papers....
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Coronavirus
Posted By Austruck
Re: Coronavirus

In other words, idiocy is not directly tied to social status or wealth. :D
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Coronavirus
Posted By Austruck
Oh, I dunno about that rich-people thing. Around...

Oh, I dunno about that rich-people thing. Around here the idiots are all solidly middle class. I would guess that the rich people have more resources in terms of having things delivered. Plus, their...
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Coronavirus
Posted By Austruck
Pretty sure it'll be more like weeks or months....

Pretty sure it'll be more like weeks or months. Stats are coming in in batches as tests get to people and then come back. It's a very uneven process and will likely stay that way for a long time. I...
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Coronavirus
Posted By Austruck
Pennsylvania has state-run liquor stores. Those...

Pennsylvania has state-run liquor stores. Those have all closed.

However, beer distributors currently remain open. My guess is that's because they also sell snacks and sodas and other drinks. Food...
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Pets
Posted By Austruck
Re: Pets

So glad to see this. Do we have a determination of gender? Name? <3
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Coronavirus
Posted By Austruck
Yes, I saw that. They originally said only the...

Yes, I saw that. They originally said only the payment date but have since updated it to include the filing date too.

Nobody could be happier than I am right now to have needed to update my...
Replies: 1,193
Coronavirus
Posted By Austruck
Re: Coronavirus

Also, U.S. citizens: That "tax day" bit is for PAYMENT only. You still must FILE your return by April 15. :)

Also also... the reason for the shutdowns is that people will NOT self-police in this...
Forum: The Television & Music Forum 1 week ago
Replies: 168
This is Us
Posted By Austruck
Re: This is Us

I'm not sure I hated Randall for "bullying" Rebecca there. I saw it this way: that Randall's therapy session sharpened his awareness that he missed his dad and would really miss his mom.

However,...
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The Videogames Tab
Posted By Austruck
Laugh all you want at that ad. I'm not even a...

Laugh all you want at that ad. I'm not even a serious gamer and now I want that chair. :D
Replies: 1,193
Coronavirus
Posted By Austruck
Re: Coronavirus

Other local casinos are starting to close restaurants and bars on their properties and most all have cancelled concerts and events. But boy, they are hesitant about closing down those tables and...
Replies: 1,193
Coronavirus
Posted By Austruck
Re: Coronavirus

Two other casinos here in western Pa. are closing their buffets and postponing events right now. Naturally, they're hanging on to their table games and slots. <roll eyes>

Grocery stores are...
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Coronavirus
Posted By Austruck
Re: Coronavirus

Ohio shuts down all bars and restaurants as of tonight. Two casinos in Pa. have closed so far (we have a total of something like 16 or 17).
Forum: The Television & Music Forum 2 weeks ago
Replies: 75
The Outsider (HBO series)
Posted By Austruck
That's a really awful earworm. Thanks for...

That's a really awful earworm. Thanks for nothing. :D
Forum: The Television & Music Forum 2 weeks ago
Replies: 75
The Outsider (HBO series)
Posted By Austruck
You're being generous with those last two scores....

You're being generous with those last two scores. :D
Replies: 1,193
Coronavirus
Posted By Austruck
Re: Coronavirus

I braved grocery shopping today, mostly to stock the freezer. Already had plenty of paper products. I laughed at the one non-toilet-paper item that was almost completely gone: BACON.

Welcome to...
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Coronavirus
Posted By Austruck
I was picturing the little boxes they typically...

I was picturing the little boxes they typically put kids' meals in -- and that usually includes tossing in the toy. :D
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Coronavirus
Posted By Austruck
Oh, me neither. We always buy paper products in...

Oh, me neither. We always buy paper products in bulk, so we are well stocked with TP, tissues, paper towels, antibacterial wipes, etc. Always have that stuff on hand here. And plenty of hand soap.
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