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Coronavirus
Posted By Yoda
Re: Coronavirus

That's reasonable, Tongs. I don't think anyone thinks this is a long-term solution. The biggest issue is the sudden demand on the health care system. We need to weather that, but once we have things...
Forum: Intermission: Miscellaneous Chat 10 hours ago
Replies: 1,196
Coronavirus
Posted By Yoda
Re: Coronavirus

What does "private or open public" mean?

I'm having a lot of trouble following most of these posts, man.
Forum: Intermission: Miscellaneous Chat 10 hours ago
Replies: 1,196
Coronavirus
Posted By Yoda
Re: Coronavirus

You can't let people in and just "make sure" of anything. What are you gonna do, force people apart? What if they fight you on it? Then your security staff is at risk, too. The only way to make sure...
Forum: Intermission: Miscellaneous Chat 11 hours ago
Replies: 1,983
Pets
Posted By Yoda
Re: Pets

Mercifully, it seems sentiment is mostly the other way: I've heard that (and seen some indications of) adoptions are up, because people want companionship if stuck inside. I know someone who got a...
Forum: Intermission: Miscellaneous Chat 12 hours ago
Replies: 1,983
Pets
Posted By Yoda
Re: Pets

Re: virus. Last I'd heard, people didn't initially think it could spread via animals, but since then there are some isolated cases that suggest it's at least possible, if not as common or easy as it...
Forum: The Television & Music Forum 15 hours ago
Replies: 146
Ozark
Posted By Yoda
Re: Ozark

Watched three episodes the first night and two the second, slowing down a bit now. Starting really strong, I'm as compelled by this show right now as I have been at any point. Definitely right up...
Forum: Intermission: Miscellaneous Chat 15 hours ago
Replies: 1,196
Coronavirus
Posted By Yoda
Re: Coronavirus

More slivers of good news, not so much in the sense that things won't get worse over the next few weeks, but in the sense that it might not be as bad as it could be:
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Forum: Intermission: Miscellaneous Chat 17 hours ago
Replies: 1,983
Pets
Posted By Yoda
Re: Pets

It was understood my sisters were going to have it checked out and we'd learn soon enough if that were the case. Priority was just to get it off the street first, particularly under the...
Forum: Birthdays and Introductions 17 hours ago
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Happy Anniversary, JayDee!
Posted By Yoda
Happy Anniversary! :)

Happy Anniversary! :)
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Pets
Posted By Yoda
Re: Pets

Apparently it's because of the Harry Potter character, because the cat moans and wails a lot. :laugh:

In general, I'm a big fan of human names if they're rare or archaic. This definitely fits the...
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Pets
Posted By Yoda
Cat update! It's been a bit of a roller...

Cat update!

It's been a bit of a roller coaster, because when my sisters brought the cat in they found it had a microchip! I didn't post in here right away because I wanted to see what happened...
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The Videogames Tab
Posted By Yoda
Nobody, but nobody's expecting anyone to, either....

Nobody, but nobody's expecting anyone to, either. It's an ongoing discussion and people occasionally search it for older opinions. Works fine that way. But this particular thread is not really what...
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Coronavirus
Posted By Yoda
Re: Coronavirus

I get it, it's frustrating to hear all this talk abstracted. It's a serious and personal thing that we have to be cold and calculating about to minimize. Tough to do, just as people.

Appreciate...
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Coronavirus
Posted By Yoda
This isn't true at all. First, it's not a guess:...

This isn't true at all. First, it's not a guess: it's very simple math. Second, it's made specifically by people who care about the people dying. It exists to demonstrate the risks in hopes of...
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Coronavirus
Posted By Yoda
Re: Coronavirus

Very good chart illustrating the different death trajectories with lines to show what kind of trajectory is required to double every day, or two, or three, etc:
...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 2 days ago
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Portrayal of the Character's Emotional State with editing
Posted By Yoda
Re: Portrayal of the Character's Emotional State with editing

The coked-out scene near the end of Goodfellas is the first thing that comes to mind.
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Waiting for Baseball
Posted By Yoda
Re: Waiting for Baseball

https://twitter.com/baseballcrank/status/1244035210909487106
Replies: 84
Iran vs Israel
Posted By Yoda
Re: Iran vs Israel

No idea why you're reviving old threads. Please don't do it just to do it, though, if there's nothing to say.

Closing this one.
Forum: Movie Questions 2 days ago
Replies: 16
Unanswered:  Movie where monsters look like humans
Posted By Yoda
I've changed the thread title to be more...

I've changed the thread title to be more descriptive, per the warning beneath the title field:

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Coronavirus
Posted By Yoda
62004

62004
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Guys to Swoon Over
Posted By Yoda
Re: Guys to Swoon Over

I'm not sure why you revived a thread that hadn't been posted in in five months to say that.
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The Videogames Tab
Posted By Yoda
Re: The Videogames Tab

Well, it's a Tab, so it's meant to go on and on.

We spin off individual threads when a particular game merits it, but this has worked pretty well. We don't seem to have quite enough video game...
Forum: The Television & Music Forum 3 days ago
Replies: 146
Ozark
Posted By Yoda
Re: Ozark

Yeah, that's standard for Netflix. They release their seasons all at once.
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Coronavirus
Posted By Yoda
More on the seasonal flu comparison...

More on the seasonal flu comparison (https://www.cnn.com/interactive/2020/health/coronavirus-questions-answers/):


It's obviously reasonable to ask the question, but we have to listen to the...
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Funny Movie Clip Or Anything Funny Clip Thread.
Posted By Yoda
Re: Funny Movie Clip Or Anything Funny Clip Thread.

This thread on the origins of the name "Triscuit" is very good:

https://twitter.com/sageboggs/status/1242968530250870786