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by thanasis31
May 4th, 2020, 10:05 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: How good or bad are the pandemic warning models?
Replies: 854
Views: 83980

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

Japan has a slight upward trend..
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by thanasis31
April 1st, 2020, 4:18 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Your rants here
Replies: 1071
Views: 79770

Re: Your rants here

" No. I mean, the fridge never broke down before." then u have to buy a new one, and they are made to break down rather fast. almost better off making one yourself. they used to last 40 to 50 years, now at best 10.  Are you quoting Miller? Whoever heard of a Hastings refrigerator? Once in my life I...
by thanasis31
March 30th, 2020, 10:46 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Is the cure worse than the disease?
Replies: 35
Views: 1723

Re: Is the cure worse than the disease?

Lockdowns around the world bring rise in domestic violence Air pollution goes down Even monkeys have gone bananas.. I am not sure if the cure is worse than the disease. On the other hand, I am sure that all the second order consequences have not materialized. I feel that this pandemic has exposed t...
by thanasis31
March 28th, 2020, 9:00 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Stupid question of the day
Replies: 2265
Views: 155498

Re: Stupid question of the day

Paul has a quite a fan base..
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by thanasis31
March 15th, 2020, 6:18 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Stupid question of the day
Replies: 2265
Views: 155498

Re: Stupid question of the day

Thanks for taking the time to respond. I used the term "contrarian" according to the  dictionary , there was no implied element of being different just for the sake of it. You can already see the chaos starting with corona because everyone is suddenly an expert.  You are right saying that everybody ...
by thanasis31
March 15th, 2020, 5:43 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Stupid question of the day
Replies: 2265
Views: 155498

Re: Stupid question of the day

I do not believe that it is the proper time in order to be a contrarian if you do not have solid proof. UK is the only country in the world promoting this strategy.  From a modeller's perspective, aren't you curious for these Scientific Pandemic Influenza models to be publicly exposed in order to be...
by thanasis31
March 15th, 2020, 4:36 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Stupid question of the day
Replies: 2265
Views: 155498

Re: Stupid question of the day

@Paul,

are you pro or against the current "herd immunity" stategy?
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