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Mar 20, 20, 7:10 pm
Replies: 63
Views: 7,854
Posted By ezefllying

An easy alternative would be to sell passes for a...

An easy alternative would be to sell passes for a certain period of years: 1-year, 5-year, 10-, 20-, 50-year. There could be a lifetime options, priced with the recognition that it would only make...
Mar 19, 20, 9:58 pm
Replies: 1,897
Views: 69,682
Posted By ezefllying

Iíd think the opposite: Use cruise ships for...

Iíd think the opposite: Use cruise ships for those who are infected. After all, Diamond Princess teaches us that cruise ships, even on lockdown, appear to facilitate rapid spread of the virus. If...
Mar 19, 20, 3:26 am
Replies: 1,897
Views: 69,682
Posted By ezefllying

I only support harming lazy middle-class...

I only support harming lazy middle-class families. /s

I donít think the claim is that such growth is inevitable. South Korea, HK, Singapore, and China show that it isnít. Such growth is only...
Mar 18, 20, 8:53 pm
Replies: 1,897
Views: 69,682
Posted By ezefllying

I realize that, under even halfway-normal...

I realize that, under even halfway-normal circumstances, skipping Phase I -- or, to the extent logical, running multiple phases simultaneously -- would be out of the question. But I'm wondering if,...
Mar 18, 20, 6:47 am
Replies: 1,897
Views: 69,682
Posted By ezefllying

I think the two things that can, hopefully, bring...

I think the two things that can, hopefully, bring about a speedier resolution to this catastrophe are (a) the identification and mass-production of highly effective antivirals and (b) an...
Mar 17, 20, 3:38 am
Replies: 1,897
Views: 69,682
Posted By ezefllying

My question is, really, how a large country could...

My question is, really, how a large country could actually stamp out every domestic case and not see outbreaks pop up. Because, if China really succeeded in doing so without isolating every single...
Mar 17, 20, 12:19 am
Replies: 1,897
Views: 69,682
Posted By ezefllying

But there was still substantial spread outside of...

But there was still substantial spread outside of Hubei -- on the order of 13,000+ infections, going by your numbers. Is it really the case that the Chinese government stamped out every one of those...
Mar 16, 20, 11:47 pm
Replies: 1,897
Views: 69,682
Posted By ezefllying

Hereís my question: In the West, weíre...

Hereís my question:

In the West, weíre talking about flattening the curve with the assumption that the total number of infections wonít appreciably differ from an unmitigated outbreak, but rather...
Mar 15, 20, 5:00 am
Replies: 1,897
Views: 69,682
Posted By ezefllying

Iím primarily ordering hot, (over-)cooked items,...

Iím primarily ordering hot, (over-)cooked items, not salads or sushi. Plus, having just returned from a Safeway where I spent ten minutes wiping down a self-checkout machine and then unwillingly...
Mar 15, 20, 2:26 am
Replies: 1,897
Views: 69,682
Posted By ezefllying

Iím curious just how big the risk of...

Iím curious just how big the risk of takeout/delivered food is. With no-contact options like DoorDashís and Uberís, Iíd think the risk is low. Perhaps still worse than cook-for-yourself, but is it...
Forum: Midwest
Mar 15, 20, 1:50 am
Replies: 25
Views: 4,184
Posted By ezefllying

Itís not often that a government has the...

Itís not often that a government has the ďfortuneĒ of having trial-run a travel ban a couple years earlier. Youíd think they could have worked out the kinks this time around.

(Not that anyone in...
Forum: Midwest
Mar 15, 20, 1:47 am
Replies: 25
Views: 4,184
Posted By ezefllying

What should be happening is that arriving flights...

What should be happening is that arriving flights should each be given a disembarkation ďslotĒ based on actual arrival time. Then, only one international flight should be allowed to disembark at a...
Mar 14, 20, 9:30 pm
Replies: 1,897
Views: 69,682
Posted By ezefllying

I'm not sure whether such extreme measures are...

I'm not sure whether such extreme measures are necessary if strict social distancing (short of actual apartment-building confinement) is undertaken earlier-on in the spread of the pandemic. I don't...
Mar 14, 20, 8:06 pm
Replies: 1,897
Views: 69,682
Posted By ezefllying

Iím looking forward to clearer evidence on...

Iím looking forward to clearer evidence on whether Covid infection confers immunity ó even 1-2 yearsí worth ó on those who recover from it.

Iím roughly 30. If the projections are correct and the...
Mar 14, 20, 6:49 am
Replies: 1,897
Views: 69,682
Posted By ezefllying

A few questions: 1. Is it improper -- that...

A few questions:

1. Is it improper -- that is, a selfish misuse of limited testing availability -- to get tasted if I don't meet the local criteria? About 16 days ago, I came down with a sore...
Mar 13, 20, 12:37 am
Replies: 136
Views: 22,369
Posted By ezefllying

I don't intend this as a personal criticism, but...

I don't intend this as a personal criticism, but I'd urge everyone to be cautious when spreading "news" like this related to the outbreak. At least according to the AP, there is "no evidence" that a...
Mar 12, 20, 4:27 am
Replies: 644
Views: 62,040
Posted By ezefllying

You say that half-jokingly, but I think thereís a...

You say that half-jokingly, but I think thereís a real risk that Kirbyís arrogance could screw the carrier. I was one of the 1Ks who gave up trying to requalify for this year when the threshold was...
Feb 27, 20, 6:53 am
Replies: 84
Views: 14,050
Posted By ezefllying

I promise I am capable of making infinitesimally...

I promise I am capable of making infinitesimally trivial complaints, mostly concerning left-lane drivers and overly carby inflight snacks, but Iíve learned to internalize them (the complaints, and...
Feb 27, 20, 1:14 am
Replies: 84
Views: 14,050
Posted By ezefllying

Delayed Boarding for VIP

DL1362 tonight, LAX-JFK. I, cutting it close, get to Gate 21 at 11:28 PM for an 11:55 departure. Boarding has not begun. I figure cleaningís taking a while, since the plane had only arrived from JFK...
Jan 31, 20, 11:56 pm
Replies: 4,245
Views: 502,795
Posted By ezefllying

There are a lot of services in the U.S. medical...

There are a lot of services in the U.S. medical system that should be free in the interests of public health and safety. Welcome to the dysfunction of our nationís healthcare system. Itís the best in...
Jan 31, 20, 12:53 am
Replies: 4,245
Views: 502,795
Posted By ezefllying

A few days ago, I ordered N95 masks on Amazon,...

A few days ago, I ordered N95 masks on Amazon, where they were back-ordered. I figured Iíd at least get on the waiting list.

Then, as I read about the massive shortages in places, like Wuhan,...
Jan 31, 20, 12:47 am
Replies: 4,245
Views: 502,795
Posted By ezefllying

I thought those on the flight were required to...

I thought those on the flight were required to sign an agreement to remain in quarantine for at least three days. If so, I imagine ó though Iím not a lawyer ó that there would be a contractual basis...
Jan 29, 20, 1:22 am
Replies: 4,245
Views: 502,795
Posted By ezefllying

Clearly, demand to China (and HK) is extremely...

Clearly, demand to China (and HK) is extremely light. Looking over the next couple days, flights to HKG are wide open in all classes, though at least several are far from empty. Notably, premium...
Jan 28, 20, 6:15 pm
Replies: 4,245
Views: 502,795
Posted By ezefllying

I wonder how booked up La Quinta is for...

I wonder how booked up La Quinta is for President's Day. Since the U.S. is flying its Wuhan evacuees to ONT, I'd think taking over the resort for a couple weeks might be a good way to let everyone on...
Jan 28, 20, 6:12 pm
Replies: 4,245
Views: 502,795
Posted By ezefllying

I'm purely speculating -- I have no inside...

I'm purely speculating -- I have no inside knowledge -- but I wouldn't be surprised if the U.S. shutters mainland flights within 72-96 hours. The administration will probably want to give Americans a...
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