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by katastrofa
Today, 8:54 pm
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Topic: Stupid question of the day
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Re: Stupid question of the day

I’m for.
by katastrofa
Today, 7:46 pm
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Topic: Stupid question of the day
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Re: Stupid question of the day

Now in IC :-(
by katastrofa
Today, 10:43 am
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Topic: Positive wilmotting
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Views: 50638

Re: Positive wilmotting

The whole lock-down made me finally get this part: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DPL_SV3n7IU
by katastrofa
Today, 10:31 am
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Topic: Positive wilmotting
Replies: 1280
Views: 50638

Re: Positive wilmotting

Waters is a self-affected emo, but I listen to/play him in my head in such moments.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jl20jlVnvYs

Does anybody else in here feel the way I do?
by katastrofa
Today, 10:28 am
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Topic: Stupid question of the day
Replies: 2214
Views: 147538

Re: Stupid question of the day

The second until he utters "In manus tuas Domine". Like Chodkiewicz in Chocim.
by katastrofa
Today, 2:39 am
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Topic: How should we deal with the coronavirus pandemic?
Replies: 160
Views: 7796

Re: How should we deal with the coronavirus pandemic?

The tigers in the Bronx Zoo have coronavirus and fell ill. I assume its SARS-Cov-2. I'm worried about my cat :-(
by katastrofa
Yesterday, 11:51 pm
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Topic: Positive wilmotting
Replies: 1280
Views: 50638

Re: Positive wilmotting

Does anybody here remember Vera Lynn? Remember how she said that we will meet again, some sunny day...
by katastrofa
Yesterday, 9:23 pm
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Topic: How good or bad are the pandemic warning models?
Replies: 768
Views: 76923

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

12. Easy...Because I’m very good at delegating!
It's called digital illiteracy.
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by katastrofa
Yesterday, 8:10 pm
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Topic: How good or bad are the pandemic warning models?
Replies: 768
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Re: How good or bad are the pandemic warning models?

What do we actually know? Not much. 1. Numbers in China probably wrong 2. Politics getting in the way of everything 3. What are the Imperial College assumptions? 4. What is their model? 5. Where do they get their parameters from? 6. Ditto Oxford 7. What are the strategies in each country? 8. How ar...
by katastrofa
Yesterday, 7:35 pm
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Topic: "Unified Revolution" new book by Espen Haug
Replies: 700
Views: 43126

Re: "Unified Revolution" new book by Espen Haug

"These so-called intermediate-mass black holes (IMBHs) are a long-sought "missing link" in black hole evolution."

The missing hole, what?
by katastrofa
Yesterday, 5:13 pm
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Topic: trackstar's Needle Exchange
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Re: trackstar's Needle Exchange

Trackstar, if your quilting guild likes Italian fashion: DIY face mask manual by Italian taylors
by katastrofa
April 4th, 2020, 5:02 pm
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Topic: How should we deal with the coronavirus pandemic?
Replies: 160
Views: 7796

Re: How should we deal with the coronavirus pandemic?

I think they should consider reopening parks. People take it more seriously now (they do keep distance) and we need extra space to disperse. Besides, we have lots of law enforcement services so why not use them to monitor the situation (make some money from fining coronomorons).
by katastrofa
April 4th, 2020, 2:00 pm
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Topic: How should we deal with the coronavirus pandemic?
Replies: 160
Views: 7796

Re: How should we deal with the coronavirus pandemic?

Polish Chief Sanitary Inspector advised that a mask can be made of a bra cup. I've seen photos of people in the street actually wearing it. Fetishists.
by katastrofa
April 4th, 2020, 3:51 am
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Topic: How should we deal with the coronavirus pandemic?
Replies: 160
Views: 7796

Re: How should we deal with the coronavirus pandemic?

Mmm, crunchy locusts... How should we *not* deal with the epidemics: Spanish officials kept convincing the public that wearing a mask makes no sense. Only yesterday they changed their minds, after a paper in Nature advising otherwise was published. (That's in case you wondered why such a fast Covid ...
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