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re: Premature Storm Watch- Gulf- TD3 - BRIllini07
[quote]The NHC should consider some form of confidence forecasting cones. Using the last few years or errors doesn't illustrate the confidence or lack thereof in a particular forecast. The discussion helps, but the masses don't read that kind of thing. [/quote] Agreed. ...
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re: *update* JBE Announces Phase 2 - BRIllini07
[quote]Guy says the New Orleans region is performing the best as far as the curve going down. An hour after dumbass announces she's keeping the city on lockdown.[/quote] If someone was really being honest with the data, NOLA should have been the 1st to open. Current slide: Bars to 25% seat...
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re: Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) ***W.H.O. DECLARES A GLOBAL PANDEMIC*** - BRIllini07
[quote]JUST IN: @ABC looked at 21 states that eased restrictions May 4 or earlier & found no major increase in hospitalizations, deaths or % of people testing positive in any of them. [SC, MT, GA, MS, SD, AR, CO, ID, IA, ND, OK, TN, TX, UT, WY, KS, FL, IN, MO, NE, OH] via @AMitrops LINK He hasn't...
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re: WHO: Masks should only be worn by healthy people when caring for covid patients - BRIllini07
I think this ends up getting back to laws of small numbers again (what this whole thing has kind've been about). NUMBERS BELOW HYPOTHETICALS Lets leave you the house, and head to an environment where there is a 1% chance of sufficient exposure. Also say that the type of mask wearing that exi...
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re: Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) ***W.H.O. DECLARES A GLOBAL PANDEMIC*** - BRIllini07
In the battle of how to interpret any TR data - I'll award my winning vote to Buckeye. Regarding the "some of the crew are 50-64 YO comment." The answer is yes, but maybe like 4 people....and just scraping 50 unless they had multiple Admirals riding along at the time (not impossible). The Comm...
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re: Songs with Misheard Lyrics - BRIllini07
“Go lovely Starbucks lovers”...
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re: Songs with Misheard Lyrics - BRIllini07
You got that wrong, Bingo Jeb had a light on! ...
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re: WTF?!? That was the same actor/actress?!?! (...and we roll on!) - BRIllini07
.....and both Adventures in Babysitting and Full Metal Jacket came out in 1987. With Vincent D’onofrio playing physically opposite characters....
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re: Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) ***W.H.O. DECLARES A GLOBAL PANDEMIC*** - BRIllini07
[quote]I just don’t know how they arrived at this estimate. The meta-analysis of IFR estimates is now up to 25 IFR studies worldwide, and they now estimate the IFR at 0.64% (0.71% average across all 25) and the lower bound estimate of all 25 (95% CI) is 0.5%. Only 4 of the 25 are below 0.35%. [/quot...
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re: First time watching Back to the Future - BRIllini07
[quote]That’s not that crazy, tbh. A girl I went to hs with looked exactly like [b]her[/b] great grandmother did at that age. Heck, 10 years later, she looks exactly like she did in hs. Starting to think she might be an immortal voodoo swamp witch..[/quote] Someone bearing an uncanny resemblance ...
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re: Destroya considering making the Quarters "pedestrian only"- no cars allowed - BRIllini07
[quote]on the surface, it's not a bad idea...however the devil is in the details... how do you handle logistics? getting people in and out of hotels? [/quote] The only change needs to be figure out how to keep cars from having to cross Bourbon after 7PM or so. This may work: Taxi...
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re: The unluckiest generation in U.S. history - BRIllini07
I’m going to go 1920 as a crap birth year. Teenage years straight through the Great Depression just to get sent to war when you reached adulthood. The 1895 kids, who went to war just to come back and get the Spanish Flu anyway are also pretty tough. ...
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re: If you’re older than 65 or at risk, stay home - BRIllini07
[quote]If you’re older than 65 or [b]at risk[/b], stay home[/quote] Not going to work, nobody in the medical community will want to expound publicly on risk any more than minimum clinical definition. The 32yr old male with a BMI of 30, the 41 year old with a blood pressure of 122/80, and the...
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re: First time watching Back to the Future - BRIllini07
[quote]Surely you can't be serious. [/quote] Speaking of which, if OP hasn't seen Airplane! yet they should watch that too. ...
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re: First time watching Back to the Future - BRIllini07
[quote]If he's younger than early to mid 40s, it was before his time. And the mid 1980s have a fairly long list of classics.[/quote] I'm 42 and my wife is in her 30's, she didn't see it until it was on TV and she watched it with me. Now it's one of her favorite movies. ...
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re: Anybody watching - I Know This Much Is True - BRIllini07
My wife is a twin, and her mother is severely bipolar. So, she's really into it and it's in my best interest to watch. Yeah, it's depressing. I never read the book. ...
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re: First time watching Back to the Future - BRIllini07
SPOILERS? No, there’s some weird incest stuff implied in 3 as well. Marty’s great-great grandmother looks identical to some random girl George met in high school many year’s later. ...
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re: Can someone explain the construction on I12? - BRIllini07
[quote]he long term plan is to 6 lane I-12 the whole way from BR to Slidell[/quote] They just started on the Northshore portions. But, the order of priority still seems confusing (starting first between the 59 and 190 exits, then moving West). I don't think that area ever backs up, NOLA commute...
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re: Yearly Reminder To Set The AC At 78 Degrees During The Summer Months - BRIllini07
Ok, I just used the app on my phone to program the thermostat to the requested federal settings. Let's see what happens. I sold that house last year so it should impact me much, and I still get to save the environment! ...
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re: Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) ***W.H.O. DECLARES A GLOBAL PANDEMIC*** - BRIllini07
And this just in.... Municipal raw sewage samples a really good indicator of impending community outbreak. R-squared 0.99, sewage provides a 7-day lead time vs. test samples as to what's going on. [link=(https://www.medrxiv.org/content/10.1101/2020.05.19.20105999v1.full.pdf+html)]MEDVRIX - P...
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