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Post by Fry Guy » Sat Apr 24, 2021 4:29 pm

Dantes wrote:
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Post by Grakthis » Tue Apr 27, 2021 12:42 am

Shiny Days wrote:
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Fry Guy wrote:I heard one of the indigenous Montana tribes has managed to get like 98% of their people vaccinated so they've started giving their extras to Alberta folks across the border.
that appears to be the Blackfeet, actually, who are rad. a friend of mine back in town was from them. they're very, uh, nomadic, in a cool way.

anyway, positive stuff! Canada predicts that something like 75% of our population is going to be, I guess half vaccinated by the end of May? fully vaccinated? that would be neat. that's a lot of the population. and May! like who knows what the summer is gonna look like if that's where we're at for May. but no word on like easing restrictions or health awareness stuff or whatever even if you are vaccinated

and then slightly less positive, Alberta wont lower the age of getting the thing despite our own self sliding into a third wave because, uh, they don't got any vaccines. we have 112 thousand and 100 thousand appointments and zero more coming, so...
My original goal was to be vaccinated by June so I could have a cookout in July and I'll be fully vaccinated on Sunday so I am pretty happy about this.

I am desperate to socialize. I have not seen my friends in over a year.
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Post by Shiny Days » Tue Apr 27, 2021 12:49 am

Grakthis wrote:
My original goal was to be vaccinated by June so I could have a cookout in July and I'll be fully vaccinated on Sunday so I am pretty happy about this.

I am desperate to socialize. I have not seen my friends in over a year.
my mom is losing her mind that she hasnt been able to see me in about a year and a half, and then considering the last time she did see me i was, you know. as for people in real life, it's kind of crazy to think i haven't actually really done a thing since about september. we didnt get out all the time but you know, a couple times a month, once a month. i think the last movie i saw in theaters was, like ... sonic?

but i'm not missing it necessarily. and a lot of my friends i would argue are currently having the best time of their lives. we're the only province in canada that has theaters not operating at all so my theater friend who typically works shift work, who has always had a very difficult time organizing events, being at events, getting to play games and shit with friends has been paid off for like the last year now? year plus? and is just living in discord playing games all the time with arguably more people than we got to hang out with here in real life because moved away people can be there also

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Post by Shiny Days » Tue Apr 27, 2021 12:50 am

this is great for me too because if these people are getting their social interaction and happy then i don't have to do anything

edit - and i dont even have to be involved

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Post by Grakthis » Tue Apr 27, 2021 12:59 am

Shiny Days wrote:
Tue Apr 27, 2021 12:49 am
Grakthis wrote:
My original goal was to be vaccinated by June so I could have a cookout in July and I'll be fully vaccinated on Sunday so I am pretty happy about this.

I am desperate to socialize. I have not seen my friends in over a year.
my mom is losing her mind that she hasnt been able to see me in about a year and a half, and then considering the last time she did see me i was, you know. as for people in real life, it's kind of crazy to think i haven't actually really done a thing since about september. we didnt get out all the time but you know, a couple times a month, once a month. i think the last movie i saw in theaters was, like ... sonic?

but i'm not missing it necessarily. and a lot of my friends i would argue are currently having the best time of their lives. we're the only province in canada that has theaters not operating at all so my theater friend who typically works shift work, who has always had a very difficult time organizing events, being at events, getting to play games and shit with friends has been paid off for like the last year now? year plus? and is just living in discord playing games all the time with arguably more people than we got to hang out with here in real life because moved away people can be there also
There have been aspects of this that I have enjoyed. I have spent a TREMENDOUS amount of time with my family, I have learned how my kids do at school, what they are learning and how they learn (and that Lorelai and Caroline are so incredibly different in how they learn and what they are good at)... and obv not constantly feeling like I have to be SOMEWHERE is nice.

But that is no where near enough to replace my need to socialize. And not like, the kind of forced socializing i've done with neighbors. I need more regular interactions with my friends.

Emily fucking talks about having lunch with coworkers and it makes me jealous.
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Post by Grakthis » Tue Apr 27, 2021 1:00 am

Benzo got his first shot this week and I was a little surprised to find out how happy he was about it. Like, I figured he and Jared would be satisfied to just stay home all the time but I guess not.
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Post by Shiny Days » Tue Apr 27, 2021 1:03 am

Grakthis wrote:Benzo got his first shot this week and I was a little surprised to find out how happy he was about it. Like, I figured he and Jared would be satisfied to just stay home all the time but I guess not.
well, being a part of the fighting game scene is pretty social, but yeah they could just be on discord or whatever chatting it up with people not really missing anything, and the d00d is an introvert, so i know what you mean. people have been reacting to this weird. you'd think introverts paradise, but. i think a poster here was saying that while sure they didnt do anything having the very possibility taken away was kind of

i mean a lot of introverts are probably not social not because they want to be

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Post by Grakthis » Tue Apr 27, 2021 1:04 am

Shiny Days wrote:
Tue Apr 27, 2021 1:03 am
Grakthis wrote:Benzo got his first shot this week and I was a little surprised to find out how happy he was about it. Like, I figured he and Jared would be satisfied to just stay home all the time but I guess not.
well, being a part of the fighting game scene is pretty social, but yeah they could just be on discord or whatever chatting it up with people not really missing anything, and the d00d is an introvert, so i know what you mean. people have been reacting to this weird. you'd think introverts paradise, but. i think a poster here was saying that while sure they didnt do anything having the very possibility taken away was kind of

i mean a lot of introverts are probably not social not because they want to be
He's kinda quit playing fighting games.

Jared still plays.

Benzo plays a lot of FF14 and Apex.
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Post by Ashenai » Tue Apr 27, 2021 1:07 pm

also, before "building factories", you need another nine months for "conceive factory architect" then 18 years for "factory architect grows up" and 4 more years for "factory architect goes to college"

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Post by Doug » Tue Apr 27, 2021 1:12 pm

"Journalism"
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Post by pterrus » Tue Apr 27, 2021 2:40 pm

It looks like it's under opinion, but still. "Building factories", lololol

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Post by Dantes » Tue Apr 27, 2021 4:18 pm

That is a crazy infographic.

Moderna had their vaccine completed within 48 hours of the mapping of the virus' genetic structure. They wrapped up the phase one testing 44 days before that piece was published.
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Post by Dantes » Tue Apr 27, 2021 4:33 pm

Context is important.

That is actually a screen grab from an active graphic that switches between a classic expectation and the miracle they were trying to pull off. The article itself is about how we might be able to shorten the timeline to the 12-18 month window.

In other words, that picture is extremely misleading.
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Post by Doug » Tue Apr 27, 2021 5:08 pm

Dantes wrote:
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Context is important.
The grim truth behind this rosy forecast is that a vaccine probably won’t arrive any time soon.
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Re: Charho-oh Virus Thread

Post by Dantes » Tue Apr 27, 2021 5:35 pm

Doug wrote:
Tue Apr 27, 2021 5:08 pm
Dantes wrote:
Tue Apr 27, 2021 4:33 pm
Context is important.
The grim truth behind this rosy forecast is that a vaccine probably won’t arrive any time soon.
And that's what the Extremely Smart People® were saying this time last year. Clearly there were Forward Thinkers™ who thought that could be beat. Fortunately the Forward Thinkers™ were right.

None of that changes the fact that the image pterrus originally posted is extremely misleading absent the rest of the graphic and the associated article. It's every bit as misleading (not that I think pterrus was trying to be misleading, but wherever he found that image probably was) as someone saying that Ma'Khia Bryant was murdered without mentioning that she was attacking another person with a knife at the time she was shot.
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Post by pterrus » Tue Apr 27, 2021 6:13 pm

Aw, it was Freddie deBoer's Facebook, fuck, I trusted that guy.

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Post by Doug » Tue Apr 27, 2021 6:23 pm

Dantes wrote:
Tue Apr 27, 2021 5:35 pm
Doug wrote:
Tue Apr 27, 2021 5:08 pm
Dantes wrote:
Tue Apr 27, 2021 4:33 pm
Context is important.
The grim truth behind this rosy forecast is that a vaccine probably won’t arrive any time soon.
And that's what the Extremely Smart People® were saying this time last year. Clearly there were Forward Thinkers™ who thought that could be beat. Fortunately the Forward Thinkers™ were right.

None of that changes the fact that the image pterrus originally posted is extremely misleading absent the rest of the graphic and the associated article. It's every bit as misleading (not that I think pterrus was trying to be misleading, but wherever he found that image probably was) as someone saying that Ma'Khia Bryant was murdered without mentioning that she was attacking another person with a knife at the time she was shot.
OK but none of that changes the fact that the very thesis of the article was completely wrong
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Post by Jeb Bush 2012 » Tue Apr 27, 2021 6:24 pm

Dantes wrote:
Tue Apr 27, 2021 5:35 pm
And that's what the Extremely Smart People® were saying this time last year. Clearly there were Forward Thinkers™ who thought that could be beat. Fortunately the Forward Thinkers™ were right.

None of that changes the fact that the image pterrus originally posted is extremely misleading absent the rest of the graphic and the associated article. It's every bit as misleading (not that I think pterrus was trying to be misleading, but wherever he found that image probably was) as someone saying that Ma'Khia Bryant was murdered without mentioning that she was attacking another person with a knife at the time she was shot.
it's fair to say that the image out of context makes the article look worse than it is, but it's still absurdly overconfident in its pessimistic forecast. it presents something much worse than what actually happened as a "best case, very unlikely to happen" kind of thing

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Post by pterrus » Tue Apr 27, 2021 6:28 pm

Maybe we are living in the 1% world where the best case came true. :skink:

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Post by Skeletor » Tue Apr 27, 2021 6:30 pm

That's how I'd describe the last year, yeah
wow, [you]. that all sounds terrible. i hope it gets better for you

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Post by Dantes » Tue Apr 27, 2021 7:49 pm

Doug wrote:
Tue Apr 27, 2021 6:23 pm
Dantes wrote:
Tue Apr 27, 2021 5:35 pm
Doug wrote:
Tue Apr 27, 2021 5:08 pm


And that's what the Extremely Smart People® were saying this time last year. Clearly there were Forward Thinkers™ who thought that could be beat. Fortunately the Forward Thinkers™ were right.

None of that changes the fact that the image pterrus originally posted is extremely misleading absent the rest of the graphic and the associated article. It's every bit as misleading (not that I think pterrus was trying to be misleading, but wherever he found that image probably was) as someone saying that Ma'Khia Bryant was murdered without mentioning that she was attacking another person with a knife at the time she was shot.
OK but none of that changes the fact that the very thesis of the article was completely wrong
With the benefit of hindsight, where the best case scenario actually appears to have happened, you're sitting here and saying that the entire premise of the article is incorrect.

What a load of horse shit.
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Post by Doug » Tue Apr 27, 2021 7:55 pm

Dantes wrote:
Tue Apr 27, 2021 7:49 pm
Doug wrote:
Tue Apr 27, 2021 6:23 pm
Dantes wrote:
Tue Apr 27, 2021 5:35 pm


And that's what the Extremely Smart People® were saying this time last year. Clearly there were Forward Thinkers™ who thought that could be beat. Fortunately the Forward Thinkers™ were right.

None of that changes the fact that the image pterrus originally posted is extremely misleading absent the rest of the graphic and the associated article. It's every bit as misleading (not that I think pterrus was trying to be misleading, but wherever he found that image probably was) as someone saying that Ma'Khia Bryant was murdered without mentioning that she was attacking another person with a knife at the time she was shot.
OK but none of that changes the fact that the very thesis of the article was completely wrong
With the benefit of hindsight
See if you have to apologize for journalists by saying "With the benefit of hindsight," that means the journalists tried to act like they had foresight when they had no business doing so

Stop supporting fortune-teller media

No journalist had any business "predicting" when there would be a vaccine
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Post by Khaos » Tue Apr 27, 2021 8:03 pm

the very thesis of the article was very very poorly written

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Post by Shiny Days » Tue Apr 27, 2021 8:04 pm

Khaos wrote:the very thesis of the article was very very poorly written
that's because it would require twenty years to build and test a proper thesis

not to mention the thesis factories

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Post by Doug » Tue Apr 27, 2021 8:05 pm

Shiny Days wrote:
Tue Apr 27, 2021 8:04 pm
Khaos wrote:the very thesis of the article was very very poorly written
that's because it would require twenty years to build and test a proper thesis

not to mention the thesis factories
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Post by Khaos » Tue Apr 27, 2021 8:05 pm

lol

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Post by Jeb Bush 2012 » Wed Apr 28, 2021 2:56 pm

because of shorter lines I got my second dose ~30 minutes before the three week window had passed from my first

already I can feel the power of the forbidden vaccine schedule building

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Post by Khaos » Wed Apr 28, 2021 2:58 pm

actually now it likely doesn't work. see, we have no data on 2.99 week spacing between doses

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