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Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 10-18-2020, 08:35 PM
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Posted By DG_player
My limited knowledge of how respiratory diseases...

My limited knowledge of how respiratory diseases spread. The same thing that told me to go in my tool shed and get all my N95s when the government was telling me wearing a mask would make me sick.
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Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 10-18-2020, 08:29 PM
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Posted By DG_player
There's a little hole in your argument. They...

There's a little hole in your argument. They might have been wearing masks, but the person they caught it from probably wasn't...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 10-18-2020, 05:25 PM
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Posted By DG_player
I think people are really misreading more into...

I think people are really misreading more into the Sweden story than need be. It isn't how best to handle the pandemic, it's how best to handle the pandemic if you don't have the tools to beat it. ...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 10-16-2020, 09:21 AM
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Posted By DG_player
I think the main thing is compliance with the...

I think the main thing is compliance with the basic recommendations (masks, distancing, etc.). Initially every country was struggling with testing, but what is the main difference with Asian...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 10-16-2020, 09:13 AM
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Posted By DG_player
This is probably the best place for info: ...

This is probably the best place for info:

https://www.worldometers.info/coronavirus/#countries

They have deaths per million population for every country.
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 10-15-2020, 09:58 PM
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Posted By DG_player
I'll just tell you my prediction. I will eat...

I'll just tell you my prediction. I will eat crow if I'm wrong (albeit unhappily since it means things have gone worst than I hoped).

I think the U.S. is going to continue to bumble along as we...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 10-15-2020, 09:25 PM
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Posted By DG_player
I think it's worthwhile to point out that almost...

I think it's worthwhile to point out that almost all western democracies (with the exception of Germany) are struggling with this, we are not an outlier.

Here are cases counts from yesterday:
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Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 10-15-2020, 10:09 AM
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Posted By DG_player
The issue is most people don't base their...

The issue is most people don't base their scientific knowledge on an actual understanding of the science. It takes a lot of work if you don't have prior expertise to gain even a tertiary...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 10-13-2020, 09:59 AM
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Posted By DG_player
There seems to be a prevailing sentiment on this...

There seems to be a prevailing sentiment on this forum and in many circles of society that if you're not in support of lockdowns it is for selfish reasons, and you don't care about old people.
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Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 10-13-2020, 08:59 AM
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Posted By DG_player
I think that's a gross generalization of all...

I think that's a gross generalization of all universities. If you're going to allow frat parties you're going to have problems.

My daughter attends pre-K at a school affiliated with our local...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 10-13-2020, 08:52 AM
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Posted By DG_player
I don't have a whole lot of hope no matter who...

I don't have a whole lot of hope no matter who wins.

My state went into full lockdown so we could get our house in order. We were going to protect the integrity of the healthcare system and...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 10-05-2020, 08:23 AM
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Views: 33,966
Posted By DG_player
Not only did he put up a couple big wins, one was...

Not only did he put up a couple big wins, one was the US Open which he won by like 6 shots. Everyone minimized his early success and said his game would't hold up once he got to a "real" course (aka...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 09-29-2020, 03:17 PM
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Posted By DG_player
The Florida change is pretty significant if you...

The Florida change is pretty significant if you look at it. Fully re-opening bars is a pretty big deal. These people might have been doing what they want before, but now they have a bar to go to.
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 09-29-2020, 03:06 PM
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Posted By DG_player
Personally I'm satisfied with this. There are...

Personally I'm satisfied with this. There are places I have to go. I like to feel safe at them and see everyone wearing masks there. Outside of that I don't really care because I don't have to...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 09-29-2020, 03:01 PM
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Posted By DG_player
I guess we'll see. I feel like I've heard this...

I guess we'll see. I feel like I've heard this record before. First it was the initial re-opening of southern states and the inevitable over-whelming of hospitals that was supposed to follow. Then...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 09-24-2020, 10:08 AM
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Posted By DG_player
In that vain here's a pretty in depth and...

In that vain here's a pretty in depth and interesting article on what is being discovered regarding T-Cells:

https://www.bmj.com/content/370/bmj.m3563
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 09-24-2020, 10:07 AM
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Posted By DG_player
That's true but who are the ones that are dying,...

That's true but who are the ones that are dying, I haven't seen any data. Is it indiscriminate, or is it the clients who are already nearing the end of their long term service?
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 09-24-2020, 09:57 AM
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Posted By DG_player
I'm not arguing that the death wasn't caused by...

I'm not arguing that the death wasn't caused by covid or shouldn't be classified that way, I agree 100% that it was. I'm just saying there is a difference between an 80 year old in poor health with...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 09-14-2020, 10:17 PM
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Posted By DG_player
There's a difference between driving home drunk...

There's a difference between driving home drunk and being sick. Unless you work in healthcare*, got sick very early on, or are stuck in a nursing home, if you catch it, there is a strong component...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 09-12-2020, 09:45 AM
Replies: 2,867
Views: 187,953
Posted By DG_player
I'm not going to explain the importance of...

I'm not going to explain the importance of positivity rate, or the dishonesty in dismissing any comparison between countries because of different testing levels, because I think you know. But here...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 09-11-2020, 10:41 PM
Replies: 2,867
Views: 187,953
Posted By DG_player
You can think that but you're wrong. I'll quote...

You can think that but you're wrong. I'll quote Reuters: "Sweden carried out a record number of new coronavirus tests last week with only 1.2% coming back positive, the health agency said on...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 09-11-2020, 04:42 PM
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Views: 187,953
Posted By DG_player
Additionally McCready, I'm still waiting for a...

Additionally McCready, I'm still waiting for a follow up when a month or so back I suggested the media coverage of Georgia hospitals imminently becoming overwhelmed was overblown and sensationalist,...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 09-11-2020, 04:17 PM
Replies: 2,867
Views: 187,953
Posted By DG_player
That's not what I suggested. I said something is...

That's not what I suggested. I said something is happening, and no one has bothered to provide an explanation. You provided an explanation, albeit with no data or support for either point, which is...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 09-11-2020, 02:18 PM
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Views: 187,953
Posted By DG_player
There's plenty of groupthink to go around on both...

There's plenty of groupthink to go around on both sides. People on both sides seem bent on their version, with a complete willingness to ignore any data that doesn't support their view.

Take the...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 09-10-2020, 08:12 AM
Replies: 241
Views: 13,093
Posted By DG_player
I would agree, I think it's great at grouping...

I would agree, I think it's great at grouping players by skill. As far as anointing the top players I think it has a bit to be desired. The world golf ranking doesn't care what scores you shoot, it...
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