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    Starting to see folks wearing masks & gloves in Sochi

    Has there been any talk of a lockdown in RU?

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    Not that I have heard of. Friends of mine are still playing concerts but one friend who does sound for the children's puppet theater said they closed and no shows until don't know when.
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    If you can believe the official statements, there has been only one confirmed case of an infection in Krasnodarskiy Kray - and that was someone who had returned from Europe and who has been quarantined in a specialised hospital in Krasnodar city. A lot of people in the kray are in fact complaining that they can't get masks, pharmacies are sold out. When questioned, however, the pharmacies have said that the reason isn't because people have been panic buying or that there is no stock anywhere, but because suppliers have put the prices up so much that ordinary folk would not be able to afford them anymore.
    We were in the Okeh supermarket in Krasnodar yesterday and there weren't that many people wearing masks. Not even the cashiers.
    I suspect that one of the problems with a lock down is that an awful lot of people would find themselves without pay which neither they, or the government, can afford.

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    My wife bought 3 mask the other day here in my little town for 45 rubles a piece. Our shop has everything except for buckwheat.
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    The petrol gases are too smelly in Sochi, even in November times...
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    Quote Originally Posted by swampwiz View Post
    Has there been any talk of a lockdown in RU?
    Yes, there has. It's just a matter of time.

    Prob it will be trains, cars, buses, and mail.

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    In Kansas, there is no toilet paper or bread in the supermarkets. Empty shelves.

    There are doughnuts, rolls, biscuits, but no bread. I don't get it. if they are thinking to freeze loaves of bread, fine, but if things are so bad that you need to hoard bread, then they would have to worry about a lot worse, like, no electricity for the freezer.

    They can use Japanese method in place of toilet paper. Probably better method than toilet paper, anyway.

    Gas price has plunged to under $2.00, but at Pottawatomie ("pot-uh-what-uh-me") Indian Reservation (casino) it is $1.50/gallon. Casino closed at 11:59 PM, will be closed for two weeks, as schools and other venues are closed, too. Not sure if restaurants will be closed.

    Governor of Kansas, a good communist, has decreed "free rent" holiday. I wonder how that "works" for people, like I used to, who own two houses, renting out one of them, but have to pay two mortgages?
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    Mexico is going to take a huge hit, but they don't want tourists from Italy, America, China, bringing little Han greetings with them....
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    Quote Originally Posted by BigBear View Post
    If you can believe the official statements, there has been only one confirmed case of an infection in Krasnodarskiy Kray
    As of right now it appears to be 4 cases due to: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2020_c...emic_in_Russia
    It looks like they update this site regularly with data from the authority, but they do not update their reference time stamp.

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    Quote Originally Posted by TheInterocitor View Post
    There are doughnuts, rolls, biscuits, but no bread. I don't get it.
    There were hard and hunger times, lack of bread... so we smeared caviar just onto slices of sausages... (c)
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    No frozen pizza and no ice cream in the supermarket, and no toilet paper and no bread.

    Starting to feel like I'm in a Stephen King novel.

    On the other hand, plenty of meat - hamburger, steak, pork, baloney, turkey, chicken. Lots of vegetables and fruits - all there in neat pyramid displays - everything from apples to zucchini.

    Maybe it's a Franz Kafka novel.

    Americans have to have their ice cream!
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    Midnight, now I don't feel good. Very quiet. No traffic on the highway. In NY or California, the governor is releasing the criminals from the prisons. These are some bad people. I mean really crazy people. In those states, the government has ordered everyone to stay in their homes. I am locking the door, but a good kick will bust open a thin wooden locked door. The media, instead of urging calm, is fanning the flames, inciting hatred. In the LA riots, the government urged calm and everyone to stay in their homes. The police did nothing, just stand around and watch the fires and looting. However the various LA neighborhoods came out of their houses and defended their property from the racist mobs, with pistols and shotguns, and when the rioters saw ARMED citizens, they ran away like the cowards they are. I think tomorrow I will go gun-shopping. I think things may get bad, real fast. I don't think the Coronavirus is that dangerous, the danger is from the hate-mongering, fear-mongering media and from China, for covering it up.

    The governor of Pennsylvania closed all the bathrooms on the superhighways. So the truckers are supposed to use port-a-john's (filthy dirty) and the stores are not allowing the truck drivers inside. Stupid? How are the truck drivers supposed to eat if they can't buy food? The trucks are the life-blood of America, bringing supplies to every city, every store, in America - food, beverages, beer, toilet paper, gasoline, everything. But this stupid governor treats them like dirt and exacerbates the problems. Being a governor is one thing, but there's more to being a leader than having a pretty face.
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    Sold this board game on Ebay yesterday. Still sealed in original shrink-wrap, so it's not contagious!

    https://www.ebay.com/ - PANDEMIC Board Game - 25031742855
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    Quote Originally Posted by TheInterocitor View Post
    Sold this board game on Ebay yesterday. Still sealed in original shrink-wrap, so it's not contagious!
    I used to play this game (Plauge Inc) all the time when working on the trading desk. I didn't know I was virtually training for a real-life disaster!

    https://play.google.com/store/apps/d...lagueinc&hl=en

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    Quote Originally Posted by americaninmoscow View Post
    I used to play this game (Plauge Inc) all the time when working on the trading desk. I didn't know I was virtually training for a real-life disaster!

    https://play.google.com/store/apps/d...lagueinc&hl=en
    Every copy of that "Plague" board game (by "Endemic" Creations ) offered on Ebay quickly sold. "Zombicide Plague" board game is going for up to $500. Have to check my games. Sold a Donald Trump board game for $80.

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