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Terryallan

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Durn y'all. Live your life. Are you going to stop living because you might be one of the .0000001 percent that gets the virus? Are you going to stop driving because you might be one of the 3 out of 4 people involved in a car accident? No you are not. Why panic over something that you have VERY LITTLE chance of getting.

And even if you do get it, Unless you are really old, and already have life threatening conditions. You will survive it.

So if you are going to surrender with such a low probability of getting sick. Go sit in your house. But you will starve to death. Because if you are afraid to go get food. you have to be scared to have someone bring it to you. After all. They are outside where the germs are. and the food they bring, has them as well. Get a life y'all.


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Cloud Dancer wrote:

The first step is to declare the state of emergency. Denial gets us further behind.
For example, one expensive mask, gloves, appropriate suit, etc is needed in order to get out and offer help. I know one person who has the equipment, but now he is afraid to get out,.....for fear of being robbed of his mask.
However, if most RVers decide to do what IMO we should do, IMO the RV industry will collapse.
The appropriate leadership first needs to come from the highest office.


And it is. but the media is fanning the panic flame.

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Fizz wrote:

Who's panicking here?
People are looking for guidance from friends and people they know, not some politicians concerned about the bottom line.


jdb7566 wrote:

Please, enough. The panic being perpetrated by many on this Forum and elsewhere, is becomming worse than the virus itself. Panic purchases, hoarding, create shortages. Case in point, you may be hard pressed to find hand sanitizer at your local Wal-Mart. Use of common sense seems to be lacking.


if you are planning on going home and holing up in a house. Afraid to go outside with out a mask, and hasmatt suit Yes that is panicking. live your life.

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NRALIFR wrote:

I have a feeling that if we ever have a real pandemic, we’re going to get a idea of what Medicaid For All will be like.

That wasn’t a Freudian slip.

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Yep, and it won't be good. Look at what the government did to gas cans. really want to trust them with much of anything else?

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To think this virus isn't going to visit us all is not a proper outlook. Also to think is will not kill is not thinking right either. I believe it will come and it will pass so I think preparing for a 14 day window is a good idea but to load up for much more is not realistic. As an older RVer in Florida Michigan is looking better by the day. We are not in a soup bowl at home and our daily options are far better. Florida is to heavily populated and that is what is my thinking now. We will hide and watch for another week or so.


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tomman58 wrote:

To think this virus isn't going to visit us all is not a proper outlook. Also to think is will not kill is not thinking right either. I believe it will come and it will pass so I think preparing for a 14 day window is a good idea but to load up for much more is not realistic. As an older RVer in Florida Michigan is looking better by the day. We are not in a soup bowl at home and our daily options are far better. Florida is to heavily populated and that is what is my thinking now. We will hide and watch for another week or so.


More chance of getting the Flue, and in truth. Over 80% of the people that get it. Recover with no medical treatment at all. You are in way more danger doing ANYTHING else than you are of getting the virus. I'm not sitting in my house with the doors locked, and a useless mask on waiting for something that only has a .0001 chance of giving me a low fever to come get me. Stop watching CNN.

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Of course we can be concerned about Coronavirus. But, the CDC indicates between Oct and now, the regular flu has killed over 20,000 people. A touch more than the 20 or so in the US killed due to the Coronavirus as of today. Link to CDC below.

Agree we should always be prepared -- extra food / water / first aid / flashlights / other items not just for the flu but for any emergency. Tornados are more a threat to my home and family than a virus. 2013 F4 tornado Washington IL as my example (I live in Washington IL). And we have them here all the time.

My point is that I really believe the media is hyping this more than it should, and people in general are hyping it too much. Regular updates? Ok. But enough with the constant panic. This feels like SARs and all the other viruses of the last decade or more x10 from a panic/media standpoint.

Anyway, my 2 cents. Read the CDC info and get a better feel for where we are at.

CDC Flu info - 2020


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What I really wish is that I had somewhere to store 10,000 gallons of gas while it is so cheap.

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I don’t see anyone panicking in this thread. But I do see a lot of strident denial of reality. Seems like the blood pressure is highest in the ones claiming nothing is going to happen.


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124/79.

And that’s after bringing in the grocery shopping.

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