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by Collector
Today, 9:52 am
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Topic: Gallows humour
Replies: 59
Views: 2702

Re: Gallows humour

body bag back up for large person?
by Collector
Yesterday, 10:36 pm
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Topic: How should we deal with the coronavirus pandemic?
Replies: 182
Views: 8528

Re: How should we deal with the coronavirus pandemic?

" Somewhere I have one of those 1970s tanning lamps. Should I use that?" post pictures when u find it and use it!! The second suggestion  could  be worth patenting if no one did it yet! whops looks like u are too late, but did it ever take off? Computer Tan!! Timing is everything, just call it Anti ...
by Collector
Yesterday, 7:26 pm
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Topic: Gallows humour
Replies: 59
Views: 2702

Re: Gallows humour

Corona taxpayers association, scary! on that map!
by Collector
Yesterday, 7:02 pm
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Topic: How should we deal with the coronavirus pandemic?
Replies: 182
Views: 8528

Re: How should we deal with the coronavirus pandemic?

sunbathing gives good indication of dose. 400 I.U. as in many supplements here is nothing. "When an adult wearing a bathing suit is exposed to one minimal erythemal dose of UV radiation (a slight pinkness to the skin 24 h after exposure), the amount of vitamin D produced is equivalent to ingesting b...
by Collector
Yesterday, 6:46 pm
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Topic: How should we deal with the coronavirus pandemic?
Replies: 182
Views: 8528

Re: How should we deal with the coronavirus pandemic?

Study confirms vitamin D protects against colds and flu "The investigators found that daily or weekly supplementation had the greatest benefit for individuals with the most significant vitamin D deficiency (blood levels below 10 mg/dl) — cutting their risk of respiratory infection in half ..." http...
by Collector
Yesterday, 6:41 pm
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Topic: Lazarus probabilities are buried alive!
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Re: Lazarus probabilities are buried alive!

This could be relevant for Covid. In particular if "dying" from Covid in zones where hospital workers are at the very edge or above capacity. 

heard of anyone yet?
by Collector
Yesterday, 6:30 pm
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Topic: How should we deal with the coronavirus pandemic?
Replies: 182
Views: 8528

Re: How should we deal with the coronavirus pandemic?

sure no guarantee it works...it is just considerably studies that not have been able to show side effects from D3 in quite large dosages...  and in a large study some years ago on many vitamins they concluded no vitamin supplements had benefits for people with "standard diet" in Norway, except D vit...
by Collector
Yesterday, 6:11 pm
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Topic: How should we deal with the coronavirus pandemic?
Replies: 182
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Re: How should we deal with the coronavirus pandemic?

I imideately scaled up on D3 when Covid pandemic started, just because the risk reward as a possible put option was very high based on my previous study off it, seems to not be that stupid "A recent review suggested using vitamin D loading doses of 200,000–300,000 IU in 50,000-IU capsules to reduce ...
by Collector
Yesterday, 5:25 pm
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Topic: Good things that come out of this pandemic...
Replies: 137
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Re: Good things that come out of this pandemic...

one of my friends (in home quarantine) finally got time to inspect his property, and discovered that he had several islands on it that he did not know about before!

why many people have choosen quarantine in apartments is a mystery!
by Collector
Yesterday, 5:07 pm
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Topic: Neutral things that come out of this pandemic
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Neutral things that come out of this pandemic

market neutral pandemics hedge?
by Collector
Yesterday, 3:40 pm
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Topic: Bad things that come out of this pandemic
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Re: Bad things that come out of this pandemic

this is the time for Very Long Staff contact sports.  I walked in the forest the other day with a very long staff, it kept the few I met on distance. Screen Shot 2020-04-09 at 5.39.40 PM.png This guy need to learn new technique one should only grab one end, not the mid point.. if meeting people on a...
by Collector
April 8th, 2020, 11:10 pm
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Topic: How should we deal with the coronavirus pandemic?
Replies: 182
Views: 8528

Re: How should we deal with the coronavirus pandemic?

Covid is not immune towards gravity! 
by Collector
April 8th, 2020, 10:32 pm
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Topic: How should we deal with the coronavirus pandemic?
Replies: 182
Views: 8528

Re: How should we deal with the coronavirus pandemic?

"Coronavirus: low antibody levels raise questions about reinfection risk" "Scientists in Shanghai say some recovered patients show no signs of the neutralising proteins" https://www.scmp.com/news/china/science/article/3078840/coronavirus-low-antibody-levels-raise-questions-about interestingly "and m...
by Collector
April 8th, 2020, 1:29 pm
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Topic: How should we deal with the coronavirus pandemic?
Replies: 182
Views: 8528

Re: How should we deal with the coronavirus pandemic?

Sweden and Norway very similar in public health system, with exception on strategy. Sweden twice the population of Norway. Quite strict on social distancing in Norway, Sweden have much more loose strategy here Screen Shot 2020-04-08 at 3.25.35 PM.png It is unclear what strategy will be best in the l...
by Collector
April 8th, 2020, 12:49 pm
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Topic: Gallows humour
Replies: 59
Views: 2702

Re: Gallows humour

Is Nordic humor too dark for the rest of the world? Is this supposed to be some kind of joke? even the nordic spirit has changed, our screams are not that visible anymore! Screen Shot 2020-04-08 at 2.47.03 PM.png “It’s a shame. The Swedes and the Danes in particular love the dry Anglo-Saxon sense o...
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