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    Sticky: Well, the biggest unknown is in the testing....

    Well, the biggest unknown is in the testing. Itself. Initial reports concerning the testing for the virus was swabs sent to a laboratory for analysis and several days for results. Additional reports...
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    Sticky: Yup - waiting for the smoke to clear. After the...

    Yup - waiting for the smoke to clear. After the data comes in. It will be of great interest to see how the impact of air pollution, adverse occupational environmental hazards and smoking in general...
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    Sticky: Coronavirus Update (Live): 1,121,973 Cases and...

    Coronavirus Update (Live): 1,121,973 Cases and 59,403 Deaths from COVID-19 Virus Outbreak - Worldometer

    Overview of current Covid 19 data

    As of Today - There have been a total of 1,121,973...
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    Sticky: It is really an incredible situation - gotta go...

    It is really an incredible situation - gotta go back to the initial info - 80% of those infected experienced mild symptoms. Runny nose/sniffles, mild headache, scratchy throat, slight fever, nothing...
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    Sticky: And the face masks would have sold out quite...

    And the face masks would have sold out quite quickly.

    Did a Makro run this AM - no face masks - had chicken eggs though :)
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    Sticky: Maybe and maybe not - I personally do not believe...

    Maybe and maybe not - I personally do not believe what is printed, spoken or quoted... very little, if any accountability ;)

    On the basis of Thailands reported number of Covid 19 cases on the...
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    Returning from a lauder refill run to Makro this...

    Returning from a lauder refill run to Makro this AM. Stopped at a gas station rest stop area to pick up fruits and lunch.

    Fried Chicken and sticky rice
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    Sticky: Well, received an email notice on the wife’s cell...

    Well, received an email notice on the wife’s cell phone – it is registered with our local international hospital and they provided an info email concerning Covid 19 testing in Bangkok.

    FYI to...
  9. Thread: Dinner

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    More of the simpler style foods. Tonight, a slab...

    More of the simpler style foods. Tonight, a slab of pork. I’d call it pork steak but it was about as thick as it was wide. And a dish of mixed vegetables. Simple, light on the spices. Wife uses...
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    Sticky: ah yes... communications and the inherent...

    ah yes... communications and the inherent problems -


    “I know you think you believe you understand what you thought I said, but I am not sure you realize that what you heard is exactly what I...
  11. Had a bit of experience with the charities and...

    Had a bit of experience with the charities and food banks in the Philly area. The homeless have a pretty reasonable network of "word-of-mouth" information. Many local restaurants provide "past date"...
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    Well, I gladly wear a face mask. Doesn't bother...

    Well, I gladly wear a face mask. Doesn't bother me in the least. Really don't care about the "oh, it's not a 100% effective". It does protect my lungs from and number of diseases and dirt and...
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    Sticky: Without a doubt - just a matter of testing. How...

    Without a doubt - just a matter of testing. How much of the exponential increase is based on increased testing? and not on "new" infections?

    The initial information provided remains correct, 80%...
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    Sticky: Well fark Harry, they elected the greatest...

    Well fark Harry, they elected the greatest president we ever had or will ever see :1st: usaflag1
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    Sticky: Age really does matter. It seems our attempts to...

    Age really does matter. It seems our attempts to contain the spread of this virus have failed.

    Some food for thought -

    As we adjust our global economies - will we decide that the effort to...
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    Simple and Easy – Spicy Chicken & Greens ...

    Simple and Easy – Spicy Chicken & Greens


    Assembly Required
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    Spicy
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  17. Thread: Daily Moan

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    ^ uhm... go ahead - make another :)

    ^ uhm... go ahead - make another :)
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    'tis a small world... and a value product with...

    'tis a small world...

    and a value product with a loyal user group... Moms round-the-world -God Bless 'em :)

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    Yup - got it. I thoroughly enjoy them. High water...

    Yup - got it. I thoroughly enjoy them. High water content and sweet. I suffer a proverbial sweet tooth and they do fit the bill. :)
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    Sticky: Latest from US Embassy Health Alert – U.S....

    Latest from US Embassy


    Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Bangkok, Thailand (April 1, 2020)

    Location: Thailand

    Event:  No Transit Through Thailand; Possible Automatic Extension of Thai...
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    Chompoo, Rose Apple are quite plentiful around...

    Chompoo, Rose Apple are quite plentiful around here. Northern Nonthaburi Province we have quite a few fruit and veggie vendors who do runs from the Suphan Buri farms.

    We got the ones in the...
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    Food was great - I'm quite lucky, the wife is an...

    Food was great - I'm quite lucky, the wife is an excellent cook. The crockery is/was rejects from my mother. I moved her in with us when we purchased our house in the states. When we returned to...
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    Another fine day of sheltering in place. Food run...

    Another fine day of sheltering in place. Food run yesterday so the larder is full. Wife worked her magic and assembled a delectable spread of Khao Pad Po, Deep Fried Chicken along with a soup of...
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    Sticky: How much of the indifference displayed is a...

    How much of the indifference displayed is a function of or a direct result of the politicians not being held accountable for their actions at the Polls?...
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    Sticky: Four tests I've had have all been in the low...

    Four tests I've had have all been in the low 36's...



    Real question though would be imager calibrated to whose standard and when.

    That set aside - a person with an abnormally high...
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    Sticky: https://teakdoor.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=4...

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    Sticky: Cut off temp is 37.5 C At dental crown install...

    Cut off temp is 37.5 C

    At dental crown install girl checked my temp - asked her what happens if I'm over the limit - she replied "don't know".

    As Makro they won't let you enter the store.
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    Sticky: Running a bit low on fresh foods, meats and...

    Running a bit low on fresh foods, meats and vegetables. Out of fruits so we did a Makro run - Nonthaburi. Considering it’s the end-of-the-month aka “payday” not really a preferred shopping time slot,...
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    This evenings meal - Simple, easy and filling....

    This evenings meal - Simple, easy and filling. Also quite flavorful.
    Spicy chicken, tilapia and leftover soup. :)

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    Well, if the bird needs to be "mechanically...

    Well, if the bird needs to be "mechanically separated" must be one pretty old and tough bird.
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    Sticky: Don't need guinea pigs for efficacy - have used...

    Don't need guinea pigs for efficacy - have used them (hydroxychloroquine & chloroquine) to treat malaria for decades - make it available for use as a last chance drug for the terminally afflicted -...
  32. Oh Canada --- YouTube...

    Oh Canada ---

    YouTube
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    Today the wife’s kitchen was closed. Dinner take...

    Today the wife’s kitchen was closed. Dinner take out from our local Thai restaurant in the Moo Baan. Good food, cheap, Pad Thai Goong and Pad Sai Yu Mu.
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    Sticky: http://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/fda-issues-emerge...

    http://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/fda-issues-emergency-authorization-of-anti-malaria-drug-for-coronavirus-care/ar-BB11SD0U?li=BBnb7Kz

    The Food and Drug Administration on Sunday issued an emergency...
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    Sticky: Yea, I've signed up/registered with them. Haven't...

    Yea, I've signed up/registered with them. Haven't yet used them - web page advertises "free same day delivery" but, when I tried to place a test order the next delivery slot available was next week...
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    Sticky: Well, no notice provided, two pickup trucks...

    Well, no notice provided, two pickup trucks making the rounds, Driver with two workers decked out in full orange suits with hoods, gloves, etc. spraying some type of disinfectant, full drenching the...
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    Sticky: So - here we go - solidly from the rumor mill as...

    So - here we go - solidly from the rumor mill as reported by a down the Soi neighbor.

    First off - we are sheltering in place - only go out for food shopping - short trip one hour tops including...
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    Sticky: This is the heart of the problem. Everywhere in...

    This is the heart of the problem. Everywhere in the news (although not being headlined or highlighted) is the problem of enforcement. First off, social isolation should not be presented as "curve...
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    Mother's early 90's in the USA - fully cognizant,...

    Mother's early 90's in the USA - fully cognizant, sharp as a tack. Have her in a quality garden apartment across from the front office. Well liked and fully watched over by the staff, maintenance, an...
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    Sheltering in place bennies - more home cooking....

    Sheltering in place bennies - more home cooking. Wife has "top rung" cooking skills, but... food in Thailand is so damned cheap, why bother with the cooking and cleaning? Usually return with cooked...
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    Sticky: Yup - observation - read into it what you like....

    Yup - observation - read into it what you like. The entire world is in a pandemic panic, rightfully so on the basis of the horror stories being broadcast every day or every hour, ever rising numbers...
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    So, this Shelter in Place protocol is providing...

    So, this Shelter in Place protocol is providing for considerable home cooked meals relative to our usual travels

    Tonight - spicy New Zealand beef and soup of a fine selection of finely chopped -...
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    Sticky: Yet, how much of this reported "acceleration" is...

    Yet, how much of this reported "acceleration" is on the basis of the increased availability of tests, increased testing in general and public awareness of the problem. Initial reports indicated that...
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    Sticky: hmm... The metrics of life - at 65yo don't...

    hmm...

    The metrics of life - at 65yo don't bother seeking healthcare services - you're just too damn old...

    Anybody ask the medical insurance companies 'bout this. After all, that's their...
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    Sticky: http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2020/mar/27/bo...

    http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2020/mar/27/boris-johnson-british-pm-tests-positive-coronaviru/?utm_source=onesignal&utm_campaign=pushnotify&utm_medium=push

    British PM Boris Johnson tests...
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    Sticky: affirmative

    affirmative
  47. One for each of 'em... :1st: :1st:

    One for each of 'em...

    :1st: :1st:
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    Sticky: Headed out to our local Makro for what will be...

    Headed out to our local Makro for what will be our weekly or semi-weekly shopping excursion.

    Early @ 8AM - parking lot fairly occupied, only the last 3-4 rows open. Inside store, about 1/3 of...
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    That is incredible - is this real, not a joke...

    That is incredible - is this real, not a joke video? Don't get me wrong, I occasionally enjoy Mcdonald's - emphasis on the "occasionally". The inherent and overlying flavor of McDonalds' food tends...
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    Yea, but, I've got a hankering for Mickey Dee's,...

    Yea, but, I've got a hankering for Mickey Dee's, twice a month and about due for our next visit. beef 'n Frie fix. :)
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