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by bearish
April 8th, 2020, 1:17 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Gallows humour
Replies: 59
Views: 2703

Re: Gallows humour

I’m now in so many people’s “thoughts and prayers“ that I feel like a medium sized American school shooting.
by bearish
April 6th, 2020, 10:57 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Stupid question of the day
Replies: 2221
Views: 148115

Re: Stupid question of the day

Wait - I thought the red button was for Russia? I know for a fact that my mental faculties are lagging a bit behind me. And I watched War Games on my phone last night while falling asleep. Ally Sheedy in her prime!
by bearish
April 4th, 2020, 10:58 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Your rants here
Replies: 1067
Views: 75613

Re: Your rants here

I'm feeling more Prussian Blue, tbh.
I sense my cue line here...
by bearish
April 3rd, 2020, 5:32 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Is everyone ok?
Replies: 25
Views: 1643

Re: Is everyone ok?

I’m still in the game, but definitely playing defense at the moment. There is also the complication that I started out in the hospital for another reason and just picked up the virus as part of a package deal. As best as I can tell, what lies between me and my comfy chair at home is now at least 80%...
by bearish
March 11th, 2020, 6:09 pm
Forum: Politics Forum
Topic: Trump -- the last 100 days
Replies: 3363
Views: 157919

Re: Trump -- the last 100 days

Sorry, I know you had a bad experience. 
by bearish
March 11th, 2020, 5:14 pm
Forum: Politics Forum
Topic: Trump -- the last 100 days
Replies: 3363
Views: 157919

Re: Trump -- the last 100 days

It is interesting to note how universities and colleges are closing down en masse this week, despite much more relaxed guidance from the CDC. Simply put, our institutions of science and higher education no longer trust the CDC (which used to be a world class science and public health institution) be...
by bearish
March 10th, 2020, 7:11 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: How good or bad are the pandemic warning models?
Replies: 786
Views: 77658

Re: How good or bad are the pandemic warning models?

Impressive - they managed to slip one by the White House! When they were ready to announce that old and frail people should refrain from flying, the message got squashed by the old and frail frequent fliers themselves.
by bearish
March 10th, 2020, 1:39 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Tech Resources - Some Humorous, Some Serious
Replies: 21
Views: 2243

Re: Tech Resources - Some Humorous, Some Serious

Map check! Vancouver is arguably just north of Seattle. Calgary is like a twelve hour drive away, more east than north (although quite a bit of both).  
by bearish
March 9th, 2020, 9:07 pm
Forum: Politics Forum
Topic: Trump -- the last 100 days
Replies: 3363
Views: 157919

Re: Trump -- the last 100 days

The only coherent response from Trump to the recent virus and market developments was a cheerful tweet today: "Good for the consumer, gasoline prices coming down!"
by bearish
March 9th, 2020, 8:58 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Science and technology news
Replies: 33
Views: 12980

Re: Science and technology news

Methinks he is talking his own book
by bearish
March 9th, 2020, 1:19 am
Forum: Trading Forum
Topic: Trading halts, circuit breaker rules in the US
Replies: 13
Views: 3108

Re: Trading halts, circuit breaker rules in the US

Not to mention the oil futures...
by bearish
March 8th, 2020, 12:54 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: How good or bad are the pandemic warning models?
Replies: 786
Views: 77658

Re: How good or bad are the pandemic warning models?

It would wreak havoc with modern plumbing, although Collector’s outhouse should be fine.
by bearish
March 7th, 2020, 10:05 pm
Forum: Politics Forum
Topic: Trump -- the last 100 days
Replies: 3363
Views: 157919

Re: Trump -- the last 100 days

Trump would like people on board the Grand Princess to get sick and die offshore, so as not to increase his numbers. Because, it's really unfair to him for people to get sick and die on his watch! Really! 
by bearish
March 7th, 2020, 9:23 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: How good or bad are the pandemic warning models?
Replies: 786
Views: 77658

Re: How good or bad are the pandemic warning models?

The Empire itself declares StateEmpire of Emergency  (The Empire State also known as NY)  Many green free zones in NY if u dont mind bears and mountain lions!
No bear-hugging or handshakes!
We've adopted the Wuhan shake in our household. 
by bearish
March 6th, 2020, 10:45 pm
Forum: Politics Forum
Topic: Trump -- the last 100 days
Replies: 3363
Views: 157919

Re: Trump -- the last 100 days

There was a small matter of a 6 order of magnitude error in that tweet... 
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