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Old 09-13-2020, 08:01 PM   #21
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Staff has to follow the rules here. Nobody wants to risk a violation.

We're supposed to go up to 50% capacity for indoors next week. The writing is on the wall that these businesses are in deep trouble if they're not at 100% indoor before it gets cold.
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Staff has to follow the rules here. Nobody wants to risk a violation.

We're supposed to go up to 50% capacity for indoors next week. The writing is on the wall that these businesses are in deep trouble if they're not at 100% indoor before it gets cold.
Just in time for the new strain...the flu and covid....Fluvid
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Somethings gotta happen. People are thinking of voting in person!!
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If there's one thing I'm legitimately concerned about it's that nobody is out there building influenza immunity this year. I think if we stay indoors through the fall then all of a sudden decide after the election that it's safe to go outside, you're going to see a ridiculous flu season because the kids haven't been passing it around for the prior 3 or 4 months. That could be the fabled second wave of covid.

Whatever, we'll see. I continue to be wrong about everything, so I'll continue to try to shut up and just take it as it comes.
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If there's one thing I'm legitimately concerned about it's that nobody is out there building influenza immunity this year. I think if we stay indoors through the fall then all of a sudden decide after the election that it's safe to go outside, you're going to see a ridiculous flu season because the kids haven't been passing it around for the prior 3 or 4 months. That could be the fabled second wave of covid.

Whatever, we'll see. I continue to be wrong about everything, so I'll continue to try to shut up and just take it as it comes.
friend brought that up just yesterday, our immune systems are near worthless this fall
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Well if masks and hand washing work, there should be no flu season this year, right?
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It's going to be a wacky winter, gentlemen. Stay hydrated.
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I have a client that comes to my shop and wears a mask. I've told him he doesn't have to, I'm clean. He's anti-Trump, explains that. All the others who have come to my shop come prepared with a mask and I tell them I don't want them wearing it and they are relieved and take them off immediately.

Stores around here for the most part require masks. I wear them because that's their own rules, private business and all and if that's what they want and I want to shop there I'll wear the mask. I walk in without it and put it on when I'm in the store. As soon as my transaction is completed it's off as I'm walking out. In HD if I'm alone in the isle it's off. For the most part it HD or grocery shopping. My plywood supplier really doesn't allow you into the building anymore. When the guys come to give me my stuff they are wearing masks, I'm not.

Not a chance I'm wearing one outside, and no way in hell am I wearing one while I'm alone. Who are these idiots and how scared do you have to be to wear a mask alone?

My mask is one of the simple stiff dust masks that are the older style that was for the most part all that was offered. It was probably 10 years old and kicking around in my shop. It literally does almost nothing and I wear it for cosmetics.

I think it's this cheap azz mask, but this one looks more sturdy

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Menards will get on the intercom and order individuals to put their mask on or tell them to pull it up over their noses. Total nazis. I got called out once, left my cart load of stuff and left the store.

Their employees walk around twirling them on their fingers
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It's going to be mostly normal, except for the outrageous reporting about "facts" that don't really exist.

Just as how as the deaths started to wain, they changed over to the cases because they were going up as more testing was done.

There will be no flu this year, the covid hoax isn't over yet.
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Menards will get on the intercom and order individuals to put their mask on or tell them to pull it up over their noses. Total nazis. I got called out once, left my cart load of stuff and left the store.

Their employees walk around twirling them on their fingers
Better yet go through the line and when it comes time to pay say never mind.
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Better yet go through the line and when it comes time to pay say never mind.
I kind of did. I had two items worth about $5 that needed for that day, I bought those but left the rest of the cart with the cashier. Probably $100 worth of odds and ends. Ordered it all from Lowe’s and had it shipped for free. And I left my mask down the whole time. Nobody dared tell me to my face to pull it up.
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Masks are required in Indiana, last time is was back there went to dinner with a friend. We walked in unmasked, owners said to us "welcome in, you want to sit outside, at a table or the bar".

They did have the order required "mask required to enter" on the door. The staff did have masks on, hanging around their necks.

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Other than schools & a few box stores, we're pretty much normal around here. Most businesses have up the signage to wear masks, but don't enforce it.


I just got a call from my current client that their daughter had come in contact with someone who tested positive so she's quarantined at home. Wanted me to know so we could make an educated decision as to whether to come to work tomorrow or not. The daughter will stay in her room while we're there. I appreciated her honesty, but we'll carry on remodeling her kitchen.
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The Parade home, I went over there for something, owners told me their son had to self quarantine due a team mate testing positive. I didn’t wear a mask, neither did they.

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Just in time for the new strain...the flu and covid....Fluvid
Ugh!

Cant wait to hear about how its the worst flue season, with covid, amongst the latest most active hurricane season, bowling ball sized hail, the coldest wettest winter ever, earthquakes plaguing the west and tsunamis in the sw pacific. Wouldnt be complete without the driest forest ever to accompany the explosion of the Yellowstone mega volcano while the poles shift and Ecuador quickly becomes part of the south pole. Nuclear war will break out and the end of everything is nigh...

Im blah blah blah and I support this message.
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The Parade home, I went over there for something, owners told me their son had to self quarantine due a team mate testing positive. I didn’t wear a mask, neither did they.

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My client is a nurse & her husband is the high school football coach. We've had candid conversations about each of our views & I value her professional input. When she called, she assured me, her daughter had not tested positive, just identified in contact tracing. Again, I appreciate her honesty & professional opinion.
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friend brought that up just yesterday, our immune systems are near worthless this fall
I did some work for a doctor this summer. He said to the GC and me that we contractors should have better immune systems than most considering some of the dirty situations that we regularly work in.
On the flip side of that a builder friend of mine was complaining the other day what a nightmare it’s been scheduling his subs. A lot of them won’t work with another trades crew in the house at the same time not to mention shortages of some materials.
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Ugh!



Cant wait to hear about how its the worst flue season, with covid, amongst the latest most active hurricane season, bowling ball sized hail, the coldest wettest winter ever, earthquakes plaguing the west and tsunamis in the sw pacific. Wouldnt be complete without the driest forest ever to accompany the explosion of the Yellowstone mega volcano while the poles shift and Ecuador quickly becomes part of the south pole. Nuclear war will break out and the end of everything is nigh...



Im blah blah blah and I support this message.


You forgot to mention the impact of plastic straws.


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MA, masks in stores required, most customers want us wearing them in the house. I had blood work done and had to call ahead and check in and no one was allowed with me ect.

Restaurants require a mask until you sit down which is completely stupid. Most town halls are closed and banks have no deposit slips or pens, cashier has to fill it out for you but you hand them the checks.

I buy the guys coffee every morning, put the money in a tray and then they grab it out of the tray and hand you the food they just handled through the tray.

My camp in NH no masks required anywhere and maybe 5% of people wearing them. There are some locals that don't want people from MA, even though tons of people come to MA for work.

Do I vote for Trump or do I vote to end covid?
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Covid will end when they open everything up. The only way the virus will spread and people will get immunity to it. If you keep hiding you are only prolonging the event.

What's joe going to do that would make this go away quicker? Shut down the entire economy including essential and weld our doors shut like they did in China?

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