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March 23rd, 2020, 9:43 pm

I was looking for an intellectual board game to play with the family. All I could find left was “Chickapig.” A game with chicken-pig hybrids and a pooping cow.
 
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March 23rd, 2020, 10:37 pm

2010: "What did you do in the war, gramps?" "I risked my life to save future generations from tyranny."

2060: "What did you do in the pandemic, gramps?" "I partied and killed my grandparents."
 
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March 31st, 2020, 1:13 pm

Our fridge broke down today.
 
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April 1st, 2020, 11:09 am

expect a protein rich summer, and I that was hoping for fresh vegetables.
 
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April 1st, 2020, 11:11 am

"Our fridge broke down today."

I told u to back up also things with DNA yesterday! No old backup fridge? (throw out the beer)
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April 1st, 2020, 11:16 am

"Our fridge broke down today."

I told u to back up also things with DNA yesterday! No old backup fridge?
No. I mean, the fridge never broke down before.
 
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April 1st, 2020, 11:19 am

My fridge has been broken from the start. It calls me for no reason, e.g. to tell me that the fire alarm was launched - 2 weeks ago! or it writes to me on the TV screen that it had its door left open yesterday... It's the most hyperactive smart device in my flat.

Locusts, disease, it's been hailing here a couple of days ago too... - Egyptian plagues?
 
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April 1st, 2020, 11:20 am

"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. 
 
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April 1st, 2020, 1:31 pm

oil price collapse, less than one dollar per gallon some places in USA now. here more than 5 dollar per gallon still. also diesel around that price. Too expensive to plow the fields....

67.9 cents per gallon
 
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April 1st, 2020, 1:46 pm

Well, the article says they were trying to lure people into the store to buy fried chicken - so the 67-cent gas was basically used as bait - a loss leader.

Here about $2.00/gal - but it did drop a lot in March - $2.50 gapped down to $2.25 and last week another 25-cent drop.

Full tank and nowhere to go! 

But it's an opportunity too - XOM and CVX have not been this low in a very long time. (2003 and 2009, respectively).

And having a few gas cards also gives optionality....
 
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April 1st, 2020, 4:18 pm

"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 would like to own something outright before it's broken! I'm always in a race with the junkyard! I just finished paying for the car and it's on its last legs. The refrigerator consumes belts like a goddamn maniac. They time those things. They time them so when you paid for them, they're used up

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April 1st, 2020, 6:06 pm

oil price collapse, less than one dollar per gallon some places in USA now. here more than 5 dollar per gallon still. also diesel around that price. Too expensive to plow the fields....

67.9 cents per gallon
That's how it all started, ploughing
www.youtube.com/watch?v=jYWh1g_9K1o
 
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April 4th, 2020, 6:37 pm

I looked in the mirror for the first time in a week...

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April 4th, 2020, 7:15 pm

Dorian Gray?
 
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April 4th, 2020, 7:25 pm

I'm feeling more Prussian Blue, tbh.
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