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05-05-20, 10:55 PM
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Posted By Mobile 155

Yes, But I only meant the age of as in SARS, MERS...

Yes, But I only meant the age of as in SARS, MERS and now Covid 19. They are coming at us differently and more often than we have seen for close to 100 years. Like SARS I hope this one burns out. ...
05-04-20, 01:30 PM
Replies: 134
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Posted By Mobile 155

There are reasons people disagree. Are you...

There are reasons people disagree.

Are you telling us that the lock down "helped" Smaller hospitals and medical practices? Are we to assume laying off Thousands of health care workers during a...
05-03-20, 03:05 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 11,617
Posted By Mobile 155

This might sound a bit like rubbing salt into the...

This might sound a bit like rubbing salt into the wounds of some but I will risk it. When I first joined this forum there was speculation that if the Redstar or Bandini ever hit the air conditioner...
05-03-20, 01:41 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 11,617
Posted By Mobile 155

And once again, with some dancing and weaving we...

And once again, with some dancing and weaving we have come to a general agreement. We shall see. I got to go to a restaurant last night. It was even farther out of town than were I live. The...
05-02-20, 08:34 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 11,617
Posted By Mobile 155

If your assumption is correct then the plan and...

If your assumption is correct then the plan and the experts that made it are as far off as the peak oil, total melting of the polar ice caps and Manhattan being under water. If saving the health...
05-02-20, 12:07 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 11,617
Posted By Mobile 155

It must seem more acceptable to society. They...

It must seem more acceptable to society. They have time after picked this system over shared collectivism. The very system the adults kept pushing for, mass dense living, compacted mass transit,...
05-01-20, 08:45 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 11,617
Posted By Mobile 155

I had a rather long detailed response with posted...

I had a rather long detailed response with posted links trying to express my point on this but I simply decided it wasn't worth the effort. I would hope Cooker might be half right and things will...
05-01-20, 01:18 PM
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Views: 11,617
Posted By Mobile 155

It is not our thoughts but how we as a people...

It is not our thoughts but how we as a people react that changes things. Why would people want to get back to what some consider normal? The reason I believe is the alternative is poverty.
...
04-30-20, 03:41 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 11,617
Posted By Mobile 155

Depends where you live. Some of our states have...

Depends where you live. Some of our states have closed all public parks and some havenít. I can sit on my patio and watch the sail boats and power boats most good afternoons. But we here are few...
04-29-20, 10:34 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 11,617
Posted By Mobile 155

Here in the US part of the offset is they have...

Here in the US part of the offset is they have laid off thousands of medical workers because they aren't doing any elective services. ...
04-29-20, 10:05 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 11,617
Posted By Mobile 155

Maybe the first time I have laughed about this...

Maybe the first time I have laughed about this subject all week. Thank you for the thought exercise. I agree they first seem to believe something and then declare themselves experts.
04-29-20, 02:33 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 11,617
Posted By Mobile 155

Agreed again. There were suburbs of Rome before...

Agreed again. There were suburbs of Rome before Christ. But you may have hit on a point where hard manual labor has declined more than we as a nation realize. And yes, eating out has proven to be...
04-29-20, 10:57 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 11,617
Posted By Mobile 155

Just to add to my contention about a cultural...

Just to add to my contention about a cultural change it comes from our trust of our institutions and services. Before Covid 19 a restaurant with a C rating was clearly not a clean place to eat. ...
04-28-20, 11:24 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 11,617
Posted By Mobile 155

I believe you will find that a political belief...

I believe you will find that a political belief not a statistical truth. Many urban centers are called metropolitan to try and increase their tax base. In reality the Suburbs dominate the area. ...
04-24-20, 05:25 PM
Replies: 192
Views: 16,755
Posted By Mobile 155

a lot of that was pre Covid 19 wasnít it? Not...

a lot of that was pre Covid 19 wasnít it? Not sure how that will fly the government rules at this time. But we shall see. People who know in AZ. Seem pretty happy to drive everywhere with gas at...
04-24-20, 03:12 PM
Replies: 192
Views: 16,755
Posted By Mobile 155

Something tells me that at less than $1.50 a...

Something tells me that at less than $1.50 a gallon for gas it will be a long time before we see car free cities in Texas. Add to that how the governor is opening businesses in the state, Stores...
04-22-20, 03:28 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 11,617
Posted By Mobile 155

I tend to agree. I have been chewing on...

I tend to agree.


I have been chewing on this for a while. We have for years been told that there is impending doom but if we just follow step A, B, or C we can save the world. In then 60s tune...
04-21-20, 02:51 PM
Replies: 192
Views: 16,755
Posted By Mobile 155

With tongue in cheek I have to say that concept...

With tongue in cheek I have to say that concept is so pre covid 19. I simply don't see it that way. You think density will not be a bad word? You think Buses and Trains will bounce back? Human...
04-20-20, 11:04 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 11,617
Posted By Mobile 155

We don't have the same problem here. Parks...

We don't have the same problem here. Parks aren't closed and small groups will be allowed by Friday I think. We have a soccer field maybe a 100 yards from my front door and every late afternoon...
04-20-20, 10:22 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 11,617
Posted By Mobile 155

we are ok. We moved to another state just before...

we are ok. We moved to another state just before the big scare hit California. We are closer to our kids so we can see them
more than before.

we have pretty much sheltered in place for about a...
04-19-20, 10:50 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 11,617
Posted By Mobile 155

we had SARS in 2003, no vaccine. H1N1 2009, no...

we had SARS in 2003, no vaccine. H1N1 2009, no vaccine, Mers 2012, no vaccine. Now we have Civid 19. And the studies are saying the big Urban areas will see it first if it comes back. While...
04-19-20, 10:24 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 11,617
Posted By Mobile 155

We can all have our thoughts on "if" a immunity...

We can all have our thoughts on "if" a immunity to this virus will ever be developed, Aids and Ebola gives rise to that being doubtful. We may have to rethink stuffing people into one small space...
04-18-20, 09:44 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 11,617
Posted By Mobile 155

the herd process was being tried in Sweden. ...

the herd process was being tried in Sweden. Looked good at first but as of yesterday not so good.
04-14-20, 03:05 PM
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Views: 11,617
Posted By Mobile 155

Must be different living in Denver. Look at what...

Must be different living in Denver. Look at what is happening to mass transit. ...
04-13-20, 12:17 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 11,617
Posted By Mobile 155

That is now and has almost always been the case....

That is now and has almost always been the case. What I question is if the the push to density will become problematic from a social memory standpoint. The Governor of New York indicated it was a...
04-05-20, 02:46 PM
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Views: 11,617
Posted By Mobile 155

I tend to agree. The only time I get out is for...

I tend to agree. The only time I get out is for medical appointments, no longer with large numbers of people in the waiting room. I also get to the Pharmacy plenty of parking. The only...
04-05-20, 01:32 PM
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Views: 11,617
Posted By Mobile 155

I am on my third week of stay at home. I have...

I am on my third week of stay at home. I have very limited contact with more than one or two people at a time. I wash my hands, have supplies and cleaners, gloves and some masks. What I am...
04-04-20, 10:45 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 11,617
Posted By Mobile 155

OK, I got it now. Other than watching them on...

OK, I got it now. Other than watching them on the news I am not where we see a lot of that. Sorry for the misunderstanding. I don't trust any reports based on results from China.
04-03-20, 08:05 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 11,617
Posted By Mobile 155

A counter point if you will------I see what you...

A counter point if you will------I see what you did there. "They think, They realize." Are you talking about people that aren't living in a hot spot at the moment? Are you talking about people...
04-03-20, 08:03 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 11,617
Posted By Mobile 155

I hope you are right. Japan has a death rate of...

I hope you are right. Japan has a death rate of 2.41 compared to the US at 2.46. New York is driving the US rate because half of the deaths are there. And the rest of the country sees that figure...
04-02-20, 10:23 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 11,617
Posted By Mobile 155

It isn't cities that are dead or even dying. It...

It isn't cities that are dead or even dying. It is the concept of dense living, mass congregating that is taking a cultural hit. Towns and villages are easy to get people to go into their homes and...
04-01-20, 12:33 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 11,617
Posted By Mobile 155

However there are fewer people and getting them...

However there are fewer people and getting them to stay in place was a lot easier. Here our largest and most dense urban areas are hit the hardest. And while it could spread to less dense area...
04-01-20, 12:15 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 11,617
Posted By Mobile 155

At least. Unless you are in Italy or Spain,...

At least. Unless you are in Italy or Spain, then no cycling allowed so no one to pass.
04-01-20, 12:14 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 11,617
Posted By Mobile 155

At least. Unless you are in Italy or Spain,...

At least. Unless you are in Italy or Spain, then no cycling allowed so no0 one to pass.
03-30-20, 11:14 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 11,617
Posted By Mobile 155

We all understand it could spread to every place....

We all understand it could spread to every place. But we also see social distancing has helped to flatten the curve. South Korea and the USA have similar precautions and the death and infection...
03-29-20, 11:29 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 11,617
Posted By Mobile 155

Yes, and it is becoming more acceptable every...

Yes, and it is becoming more acceptable every week.
03-29-20, 10:42 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 11,617
Posted By Mobile 155

Like you I have been watching trends but mostly...

Like you I have been watching trends but mostly in the USA. But I questioned about the cultural change because the old mantra," High density population will save us", is hardly anywhere to be heard....
03-28-20, 02:31 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 11,617
Posted By Mobile 155

I read something very much like this in the...

I read something very much like this in the Atlantic. I had two problems with both but they were just my opinion. First I don't trust the WHO. They covered for several months for China in the...
03-27-20, 07:01 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 11,617
Posted By Mobile 155

I suspect you might be right. I also suspect...

I suspect you might be right. I also suspect our concept of living space and population density will change.Trains might be made longer to space people out but the bus is another matter. Those big...
03-27-20, 11:53 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 11,617
Posted By Mobile 155

Our Governor has asked high risk people and non...

Our Governor has asked high risk people and non essential workers to stay home for 14 days. Thursday was seven days for me. All people flying into Texas are mandated 14 days especially from New...
03-26-20, 10:39 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 11,617
Posted By Mobile 155

I have another week of stay in place. So I have...

I have another week of stay in place. So I have gone to online shopping. What it seems like is social distancing could put a big dent into mass transit. Stores that are open have a restricted...
03-25-20, 10:25 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 11,617
Posted By Mobile 155

I think New York is an example of the most dense...

I think New York is an example of the most dense of living in the US, that and New Jersey. Mass Transit is the most dense way to travel. And we have been told we need social distance. It could make a...
03-25-20, 07:48 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 11,617
Posted By Mobile 155

I have Family in LA and Seattle. My nephew says...

I have Family in LA and Seattle. My nephew says bus ridership is way off. https://la.streetsblog.org/2020/03/19/metro-responds-to-covid-19-so-far-ridership-down-modest-service-reductions/

My Niece...
03-25-20, 10:52 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 11,617
Posted By Mobile 155

Culture change

With the realization that we are subjected to conditions from all over the world do they have to rethink high density living and mass transit? We have learned that people left New York as the virus...
03-19-20, 10:50 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,319
Posted By Mobile 155

It could be worse. ...

It could be worse.

https://www.brujulabike.com/italy-prohibits-bike-riding-coronavirus/

https://www.brujulabike.com/cycling-banned-Spain-Coronavirus/

But then you can still get drive...
01-10-20, 08:34 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 13,302
Posted By Mobile 155

Looking closer at the plan it does seem like the...

Looking closer at the plan it does seem like the classic Ponzi scheme. It is like the old saying. if it looks too good to be true, more than likely it is. It might sound like I told you so to some,...
01-10-20, 03:08 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 13,302
Posted By Mobile 155

things arenít all candy and Roses for Urber...

things arenít all candy and Roses for Urber either.https://www.google.com/amp/s/www.latimes.com/business/story/2019-09-10/uber-cuts-435-employees-in-effort-to-get-our-edge-back%3f_amp=true
01-09-20, 09:35 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 13,302
Posted By Mobile 155

Not looking good

https://www.google.com/amp/s/amp.cnn.com/cnn/2020/01/09/tech/lime-scooter-layoffs/index.html

looks like some predictions are coming true.
01-07-20, 12:43 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,178
Posted By Mobile 155

I live in the Metroplex now. This probably...

I live in the Metroplex now. This probably doesnít need to be pointed out because long time visitors to this particular group knows even better than I do there is a giant contradiction to the group...
11-15-19, 09:15 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,178
Posted By Mobile 155

Reading Kohr it is clear he prefers to be called...

Reading Kohr it is clear he prefers to be called an anarchist so society means little in general. Saying he believes City states like early Greece would be peaceful because they didn't have power...
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