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  1. The logistics are remarkable. The players having to quarantine themselves from their own families; all of the games being played in Arizona, not to mention empty stadiums.
  2. Dodgeball is your example of an "old" movie? LOL
  3. Kids are still playing basketball at the park, so the city had to physically take down the hoop, rim and all. desperate times call for desperate measures I guess

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    2. BigRedBuster

      BigRedBuster

      Want to know the funny thing?  I used to hear about how "kids these days never get out of the house and play games like basketball at the park.....all they do is sit at home and play video games."  Ummm.....I guess that isn't necessarily true.

    3. Enhance

      Enhance

      @JJ Husker agreed. That spring breaker story making the rounds the last day or two was a real trigger moment for me.

      There was also full on cookout at my neighborhood park with like 15-20 people a few days ago, and there were families on the playground equipment 3-4 days ago as well. City came and put signs up yesterday and even some fencing around the playground.

    4. HuskerNBigD

      HuskerNBigD

      @BigRedBuster I was talking about this exact situation to someone yesterday. In Dallas, the parks and trails have become way too crowded for distancing purposes. It's like now that people are forced to stay home, they want to get outside. I don't get it at all; when they're not forced to stay home they're more than happy to be inside and on their phones, watch tv, play videogames, etc. Some psychological warfare going on.

  4. Social distancing has officially been extended to April 30. Happy happy joy joy! Another month of sitting at home.

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    2. teachercd

      teachercd

      We are not "officially" done for the year yet but we are getting close.

    3. The Dude

      The Dude

      Haven't come upon a Ren & Stimpy reference for a long time.

    4. Street Novelist

      Street Novelist

      @The Dude My favorite show as a kid.

  5. Now it's becoming difficult to find eggs...God I wish they would just open the restaurants again!

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    2. Cdog923

      Cdog923

      Can you not order takeout in your area? 

    3. Cdog923
    4. HuskerInLostWages

      HuskerInLostWages

      I have 10 chickens, make that 9, the doberman got 1 this morning.  I have been giving eggs to the neighbors because we have so many currently.  The neighbor behind us has like 40 and gives us eggs to give away as well.  I have told him we are good and so are the other neighbors.

  6. Yeah, I feel ya. The 50 kw blow torches are mostly talk radio, and since the coronavirus, it's all been the same. That being said, it's fun to see how far away you can pick up stations. And it's completely free!
  7. I have a General Electric Superadio 1, an original, along with a C. Crane 2E. I just ordered a Tecsun PL - 880 on advice from another DX'er. Being in California I get quite a few stations from Tijuana after dark. My farthest station was 880 KRVN Lexington, NE, strangely enough. Anyway, I am curious to see if anyone else here practices and, if you do, what radio and specific model do you use? - Street
  8. finally found a loaf of bread after looking for several days...have never been so happy just to have a pb&j sandwich

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    2. Toe

      Toe

      I stopped at the store earlier, TP was still empty (or emptied yet again), meat and frozen veggies were sparse but not empty. Fresh produce looked normal, although it was being stocked at the time I was there.

    3. Street Novelist

      Street Novelist

      The Bay Area has been ravaged. The only thing you can easily find is fruits and vegetables. Everything else is bare.

    4. commando

      commando

      fruits and veggies wouldn't be all bad.   can do quite well with just those for awhile.

  9. MLB season pushed back until May, at the earliest.

  10. It looks like baseball won't start until May, at the earliest. What a clusterf#&%
  11. The sick and the elderly; those are the ones who should be concerned; not healthy, young people. Talk about mass hysteria.
  12. Why not? It's been proven playing on natural grass is safer than artificial turf. The only reason to use artificial turf is to save money on the upkeep.
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