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Re: Positives from Covid-19

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CAA Flagship wrote:
Thu Mar 26, 2020 12:13 pm
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Record low adjusted for inflation. I lived through 39cent gas in the 70's.
AND it was leaded. Not this gluten-free shit we have today. :king:
We still run leaded gas in our vintage snowmobiles and some other 2-stroke engines. :D
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AZGrizFan wrote:
Thu Mar 26, 2020 12:12 pm
AshevilleApp wrote:
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Record low? Are you really 22?

Record low adjusted for inflation. I lived through 39cent gas in the 70's.
I can buy that. :nod: I remember 29 cent gas as a kid and a free glass with 10 gallons purchased.

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Re: Positives from Covid-19

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CAA Flagship wrote:
Thu Mar 26, 2020 11:45 am
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I was eating like garbage and eating out too often. This has been a good reset.

Just finished a 45 minute walk to the post office and around my neighborhood. :thumb:
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Re: Positives from Covid-19

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Thu Mar 26, 2020 10:04 am
As for the good stuff, traffic is great, I've cut at least 10 minutes off my 50 minute drive each direction, so that's an extra 20 minutes per day. The wife is home so she's not driving (gas savings and EZ pass savings) and the kids not being able to play any sports means I'm saving a boat load of cash on not buying equipment and fees and so on.

And we got lucky and got 2 puppies back on March 9th, just before the schools shuttered on March 12th where I am. Ended up being the best time to get puppies, as now the whole family (except me, still working here) get to be home all day with the pups. Did the same as we had before, we got a Border Collie puppy and a Golden Retriever puppy, and these guys are 5 days apart in age. My first Border Collie I had named Gannon, so in keeping with a tradition of calling the Border Collie after former Blue Hen QB's I went with Scully with this puppy - Rick Scully was the QB of the Blue Hen team that lost to EKU in the 1982 I-AA title game and was the first QB I ever really remember watching growing up (I was 9 when he played). But like I said, a great time to have puppies and a great thing to come back home to after long days.
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Re: Positives from Covid-19

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93henfan wrote:
Thu Mar 26, 2020 12:44 pm
GannonFan wrote:
Thu Mar 26, 2020 10:04 am
As for the good stuff, traffic is great, I've cut at least 10 minutes off my 50 minute drive each direction, so that's an extra 20 minutes per day. The wife is home so she's not driving (gas savings and EZ pass savings) and the kids not being able to play any sports means I'm saving a boat load of cash on not buying equipment and fees and so on.

And we got lucky and got 2 puppies back on March 9th, just before the schools shuttered on March 12th where I am. Ended up being the best time to get puppies, as now the whole family (except me, still working here) get to be home all day with the pups. Did the same as we had before, we got a Border Collie puppy and a Golden Retriever puppy, and these guys are 5 days apart in age. My first Border Collie I had named Gannon, so in keeping with a tradition of calling the Border Collie after former Blue Hen QB's I went with Scully with this puppy - Rick Scully was the QB of the Blue Hen team that lost to EKU in the 1982 I-AA title game and was the first QB I ever really remember watching growing up (I was 9 when he played). But like I said, a great time to have puppies and a great thing to come back home to after long days.
My cat's name is Schoenhoft. He never hits the litter pan.
Yeah, Schoenhoft, Postelweight, and Webster were automatic no's for me, that and Komlo (ex-con thing disqualified him). I almost went with Vergantino (would shorten it and call him "Tino") but decided it ending in the "no" sound could be confusing during training. Scully works fine.
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Re: Positives from Covid-19

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GannonFan wrote:
Thu Mar 26, 2020 12:52 pm
93henfan wrote:
Thu Mar 26, 2020 12:44 pm


My cat's name is Schoenhoft. He never hits the litter pan.
Yeah, Schoenhoft, Postelweight, and Webster were automatic no's for me, that and Komlo (ex-con thing disqualified him). I almost went with Vergantino (would shorten it and call him "Tino") but decided it ending in the "no" sound could be confusing during training. Scully works fine.
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93henfan wrote:
Thu Mar 26, 2020 1:03 pm
GannonFan wrote:
Thu Mar 26, 2020 12:52 pm


Yeah, Schoenhoft, Postelweight, and Webster were automatic no's for me, that and Komlo (ex-con thing disqualified him). I almost went with Vergantino (would shorten it and call him "Tino") but decided it ending in the "no" sound could be confusing during training. Scully works fine.
*Postlethwait

That's a common surname in Slower Delaware.
I knew I misspelled it, I just didn't want to give him any more of my time to get his name spelled correctly - I'm still pissed off that he sucked as bad as he did.
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GannonFan wrote:
Thu Mar 26, 2020 1:21 pm
93henfan wrote:
Thu Mar 26, 2020 1:03 pm


*Postlethwait

That's a common surname in Slower Delaware.
I knew I misspelled it, I just didn't want to give him any more of my time to get his name spelled correctly - I'm still pissed off that he sucked as bad as he did.
I know you are, which is pretty obvious by how much (whether you realize it or not) you hold grudges against other Delaware talent, like Nolan Henderson and Will Knight. :lol: At least you finally came around on Henderson about five weeks after I did. :D

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AZGrizFan wrote:
Thu Mar 26, 2020 12:12 pm
AshevilleApp wrote:
Thu Mar 26, 2020 12:04 pm


Record low? Are you really 22?

Record low adjusted for inflation. I lived through 39cent gas in the 70's.
I think Asheville is right. I remember 80 cents a gallon in Harrisonburg around late 99'/early 2000'. Heck, in PA now paying almost that much in taxes..

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93henfan wrote:
Thu Mar 26, 2020 12:44 pm
GannonFan wrote:
Thu Mar 26, 2020 10:04 am
As for the good stuff, traffic is great, I've cut at least 10 minutes off my 50 minute drive each direction, so that's an extra 20 minutes per day. The wife is home so she's not driving (gas savings and EZ pass savings) and the kids not being able to play any sports means I'm saving a boat load of cash on not buying equipment and fees and so on.

And we got lucky and got 2 puppies back on March 9th, just before the schools shuttered on March 12th where I am. Ended up being the best time to get puppies, as now the whole family (except me, still working here) get to be home all day with the pups. Did the same as we had before, we got a Border Collie puppy and a Golden Retriever puppy, and these guys are 5 days apart in age. My first Border Collie I had named Gannon, so in keeping with a tradition of calling the Border Collie after former Blue Hen QB's I went with Scully with this puppy - Rick Scully was the QB of the Blue Hen team that lost to EKU in the 1982 I-AA title game and was the first QB I ever really remember watching growing up (I was 9 when he played). But like I said, a great time to have puppies and a great thing to come back home to after long days.
My cat's name is Schoenhoft. He never hits the litter pan.
:lol:

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BDKJMU wrote:
Thu Mar 26, 2020 2:18 pm
AZGrizFan wrote:
Thu Mar 26, 2020 12:12 pm



Record low adjusted for inflation. I lived through 39cent gas in the 70's.
I think Asheville is right. I remember 80 cents a gallon in Harrisonburg around late 99'/early 2000'. Heck, in PA now paying almost that much in taxes..
Yeah, it was .99/gal in California in 1999 when I was at Camp Pendleton. When it's under a buck in California, that's cheap. Plus, there was no need to use A/C or heat in N San Diego County, so my electric bill varied from $18 to $22 a month. $22 was a bad month. Those were the days.
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93henfan wrote:
Thu Mar 26, 2020 2:22 pm
BDKJMU wrote:
Thu Mar 26, 2020 2:18 pm

I think Asheville is right. I remember 80 cents a gallon in Harrisonburg around late 99'/early 2000'. Heck, in PA now paying almost that much in taxes..
Yeah, it was .99/gal in California in 1999 when I was at Camp Pendleton. When it's under a buck in California, that's cheap. Plus, there was no need to use A/C or heat in N San Diego County, so my electric bill varied from $18 to $22 a month. $22 was a bad month. Those were the days.

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I've lost 4 lbs since working from home, probably from drinking less but also the lack of snacking or office lunches.

I'd also say it's too early to tell if WFH is less efficient. Even it is, it could simply be that employees/employers are still getting used to it.

One a side note, Governor Northam shut gyms down, so mine is setting up equipment in the parking lot with each station being 10 feet apart. It's still limited to 10 people, so each member can sign up for a time slot per day (limited to 1 hour). Apparently staff will "deep clean" every station (whatever that means) anytime somebody stops using it.

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Was just out picking up beer from my local breweries and saw $1.99 in Rockville!
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89Hen wrote:
Thu Mar 26, 2020 2:50 pm
Was just out picking up beer from my local breweries and saw $1.99 in Rockville!
Don't go back.
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89Hen wrote:
Thu Mar 26, 2020 2:50 pm
Was just out picking up beer from my local breweries and saw $1.99 in Rockville!
It’s $1.58 down the street...but a few miles west it’s down to $1.19...per Gas Buddy...

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Thu Mar 26, 2020 2:39 pm
I've lost 4 lbs since working from home, probably from drinking less but also the lack of snacking or office lunches.

I'd also say it's too early to tell if WFH is less efficient. Even it is, it could simply be that employees/employers are still getting used to it.

One a side note, Governor Northam shut gyms down, so mine is setting up equipment in the parking lot with each station being 10 feet apart. It's still limited to 10 people, so each member can sign up for a time slot per day (limited to 1 hour). Apparently staff will "deep clean" every station (whatever that means) anytime somebody stops using it.
What the heck happened to jogging, push-ups and sit-ups?

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93henfan wrote:
Thu Mar 26, 2020 3:19 pm
89Hen wrote:
Thu Mar 26, 2020 2:50 pm
Was just out picking up beer from my local breweries and saw $1.99 in Rockville!
Don't go back.
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BDKJMU wrote:
AZGrizFan wrote:
Thu Mar 26, 2020 12:12 pm

Record low adjusted for inflation. I lived through 39cent gas in the 70's.
I think Asheville is right. I remember 80 cents a gallon in Harrisonburg around late 99'/early 2000'. Heck, in PA now paying almost that much in taxes..
99 cents in Charleston in the same time frame


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Most of us are going to get some money out of it.
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But if I told the truth and nothing but the truth
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We're number 1! Most reported cases in the world. Gosh. Trump is going a GREAT job. That travel ban REALLY saved the day!
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We're number 1! Most reported cases in the world. Gosh. Trump is going a GREAT job. That travel ban REALLY saved the day!
China quit testing. :dunce:

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Less cunts to deal with except for at the grocery store


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JohnStOnge wrote:Most of us are going to get some money out of it.
You are being bribed. They are paying you to let them steal again

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JohnStOnge wrote:
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We're number 1! Most reported cases in the world. Gosh. Trump is going a GREAT job. That travel ban REALLY saved the day!
He's doing more than Hillary.

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