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Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics Today, 05:53 PM
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Posted By Fish Actuary
I've found most are somewhat self contained.

I've found most are somewhat self contained.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics Today, 02:28 PM
Replies: 11,236
Views: 868,101
Posted By Fish Actuary
I've heard hardware stores have or had them. It...

I've heard hardware stores have or had them. It was also suggested that you look at variations on an N95 mask that might provide as good or better filtration but might still be available because...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics Today, 11:33 AM
Replies: 11,236
Views: 868,101
Posted By Fish Actuary
I'm thinking you avoid riding an elevator with...

I'm thinking you avoid riding an elevator with strangers who may or may not be wearing masks in a hotel plus the unpleasant encounters with covidiots. For the motel, I'm thinking contactless check-in...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics Today, 11:26 AM
Replies: 11,236
Views: 868,101
Posted By Fish Actuary
The inside of a car in summer is an awful place...

The inside of a car in summer is an awful place for a virus to exist. The heat will kill/disrupt most viruses fairly quickly.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics Today, 11:16 AM
Replies: 11,236
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Posted By Fish Actuary
Added bonus of driving is that the number of...

Added bonus of driving is that the number of masked people you're encountering in close proximity is probably 1-2 orders of magnitude lower. Further, many of the people you are exposed to are at a...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics Today, 11:11 AM
Replies: 11,236
Views: 868,101
Posted By Fish Actuary
Is she in a care home? If yes, I'd give serious...

Is she in a care home? If yes, I'd give serious consideration to not going at all or possibly only one of you visiting. You don't want to, despite your best efforts, be the one who accidentally...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics Today, 10:11 AM
Replies: 11,236
Views: 868,101
Posted By Fish Actuary
I suspect that's a feature, not a bug.

I suspect that's a feature, not a bug.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics Today, 10:10 AM
Replies: 11,236
Views: 868,101
Posted By Fish Actuary
Many (most?) places are imposing a two week...

Many (most?) places are imposing a two week quarantine period. You're supposed to have a quarantine plan on arrival to Canada, unless you're exempted. If the plan is found to be inadequate, you can...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics Today, 10:05 AM
Replies: 11,236
Views: 868,101
Posted By Fish Actuary
I haven't followed the story closely, but it...

I haven't followed the story closely, but it seems like the case may be related to cargo transport, though some medical types are suggesting it may have been circulating undetected for a few weeks....
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics Today, 01:16 AM
Replies: 11,236
Views: 868,101
Posted By Fish Actuary
Sounds like NZ is up to 30 cases in the current...

Sounds like NZ is up to 30 cases in the current outbreak.
https://www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/news/article.cfm?c_id=1&objectid=12356551

Pretty impressive to see how quickly one case blows up into tens...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics Yesterday, 10:05 AM
Replies: 11,236
Views: 868,101
Posted By Fish Actuary
Lots of weirdness in recent testing numbers...

Lots of weirdness in recent testing numbers recently leading to questions as to whether cases are going down or up. Number of tests being done has been falling while positivity rate is going up....
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics Yesterday, 10:00 AM
Replies: 11,236
Views: 868,101
Posted By Fish Actuary
The U.S. hit the highest number of deaths in a...

The U.S. hit the highest number of deaths in a day since May yesterday with nearly 1500 deaths....
Forum: Non-Actuarial Personal Finance/Investing 08-12-2020, 02:11 PM
Replies: 3,127
Views: 364,644
Posted By Fish Actuary
Yeah, I went from up 8% to -26% in a day on hzu....

Yeah, I went from up 8% to -26% in a day on hzu. I may get out of this sooner than later if I find it bugs me too much. The consolation was that the shares I was wanting to fall because I wanted to...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Personal Finance/Investing 08-12-2020, 01:23 PM
Replies: 3,127
Views: 364,644
Posted By Fish Actuary
Yesterday was painful! Glad to see some of it...

Yesterday was painful! Glad to see some of it coming back today.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 08-11-2020, 11:59 PM
Replies: 11,236
Views: 868,101
Posted By Fish Actuary
Florida and Georgia set record highs for daily...

Florida and Georgia set record highs for daily highs on Tuesday.
U.S. deaths again surpass 1,000 as Florida, Georgia report new daily highs...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 08-10-2020, 01:19 PM
Replies: 11,236
Views: 868,101
Posted By Fish Actuary
Big 10 fall sports, including football are...

Big 10 fall sports, including football are reportedly being cancelled.
https://www.freep.com/story/sports/college/2020/08/10/big-ten-football-cancels-season-michigan-michigan-state/3332277001/
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 08-09-2020, 04:07 PM
Replies: 11,236
Views: 868,101
Posted By Fish Actuary
97,000 children tested positive for Covid in the...

97,000 children tested positive for Covid in the last two weeks of July.
https://www.cbsnews.com/news/covid-19-kids-school-children-coronavirus-in-person-instruction/
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 08-09-2020, 02:42 AM
Replies: 11,236
Views: 868,101
Posted By Fish Actuary
9 students and staff at the school have tested...

9 students and staff at the school have tested positive....
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 08-07-2020, 04:04 PM
Replies: 11,236
Views: 868,101
Posted By Fish Actuary
More detailed story on the suspensions is...

More detailed story on the suspensions is available here:
https://www.washingtonpost.com/education/2020/08/06/georgia-teens-shared-photos-maskless-students-crowded-hallways-now-theyre-suspended/
...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 08-07-2020, 01:18 PM
Replies: 11,236
Views: 868,101
Posted By Fish Actuary
Sounds like at least one of the students...

Sounds like at least one of the students suspended for posting pictures of crowded hallways has had their suspension lifted.
https://twitter.com/ihateiceman/status/1291729018828578819?s=20
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 08-07-2020, 12:35 PM
Replies: 11,236
Views: 868,101
Posted By Fish Actuary
It's why my sister's kids aren't going back to...

It's why my sister's kids aren't going back to school in the fall. If they did go back, if the kids get sick with anything, they have to stay home for an additional 10 days after the last symptoms....
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 08-06-2020, 02:46 PM
Replies: 11,236
Views: 868,101
Posted By Fish Actuary
Facebook/snapchat/tik tok/etc. are littered with...

Facebook/snapchat/tik tok/etc. are littered with photos from inside school. Often they play video/show pictures from inside the school on the news after school shootings.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 08-06-2020, 02:44 PM
Replies: 11,236
Views: 868,101
Posted By Fish Actuary
When I lived in the U.S., there were frequent...

When I lived in the U.S., there were frequent photos and videos of high school sports and occasional pep rallies on local high school sports TV shows which would seem to be photos/videos of a similar...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 08-06-2020, 02:42 PM
Replies: 11,236
Views: 868,101
Posted By Fish Actuary
How would this work with yearbook photos of...

How would this work with yearbook photos of people doing stuff on campus and school newspapers?
Forum: Non-Actuarial Personal Finance/Investing 08-06-2020, 11:09 AM
Replies: 3,127
Views: 364,644
Posted By Fish Actuary
I bought about $2,000 of SLV on July 30th and...

I bought about $2,000 of SLV on July 30th and it's up just a smidge under 15%.
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