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Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics Today, 02:08 PM
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Posted By SamTheEagle
But why would they lie?

But why would they lie?
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics Today, 11:08 AM
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Posted By SamTheEagle
According to one of the articles that Campbell...

According to one of the articles that Campbell posted, if you have an extra vacuum cleaner bag laying around, that would be a much better option for personal use.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics Yesterday, 09:08 PM
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Posted By SamTheEagle
I took an uber home from the airport in early...

I took an uber home from the airport in early February, and the uber driver was wearing a mask and insisted I use hand sanitizer before she would drive me home.

At the time I thought she was nuts....
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics Yesterday, 04:10 PM
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Posted By SamTheEagle
:iatp:

:iatp:
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics Yesterday, 12:43 AM
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Posted By SamTheEagle
:iatp:

:iatp:
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 03-30-2020, 08:48 PM
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Posted By SamTheEagle
I suspect that most businesses are savvy enough...

I suspect that most businesses are savvy enough to realize that it's going to be longer than 2 weeks.

Individuals preparing for 10 weeks rather than 2 weeks is what leads to runs on the stores,...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 03-30-2020, 08:19 PM
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Posted By SamTheEagle
Yeah, I agree we're doing a pretty decent job...

Yeah, I agree we're doing a pretty decent job now, but also am with Ditka that we should have been on this a lot sooner. We'll never know for sure, but man it would have been nice if an earlier...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 03-30-2020, 06:16 PM
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Posted By SamTheEagle
How do you figure? Isn't New York still about 2...

How do you figure? Isn't New York still about 2 weeks away from their peak? And they're on the leading edge of the wave.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 03-30-2020, 04:55 PM
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Posted By SamTheEagle
Anyway, sorry, we're off track. Back to the...

Anyway, sorry, we're off track. Back to the plague.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 03-30-2020, 04:55 PM
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Posted By SamTheEagle
Some quick googling suggests that Quakers and...

Some quick googling suggests that Quakers and Salvation Army doesn't. And non-trinitarian churches are hit-or-miss on it (Jehovah's Witnesses, for example, apparently only offer communion for the...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 03-30-2020, 04:52 PM
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Posted By SamTheEagle
:iatp: I wouldn't be surprised to learn...

:iatp:

I wouldn't be surprised to learn there are some fringe denominations/churches that don't do communion, but I've never encountered them.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 03-30-2020, 04:52 PM
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Posted By SamTheEagle
True story - Welch was a Methodist and so...

True story - Welch was a Methodist and so anti-alcohol that he developed his method of producing grape juice because he wanted his church to serve a completely alcohol-free communion.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 03-30-2020, 04:33 PM
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Posted By SamTheEagle
You're mistaken. I'm not aware of any that...

You're mistaken. I'm not aware of any that don't. Most (all?) protestants reject a lot of the Catholic sacraments, but they all, to my knowledge, keep baptism and communion as being core to...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 03-30-2020, 03:56 PM
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Posted By SamTheEagle
I guarantee there isn't a single young person...

I guarantee there isn't a single young person partying in the state in which I live. Denial
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 03-30-2020, 12:10 PM
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Posted By SamTheEagle
Thanks for the clarification. The Eucharist was...

Thanks for the clarification. The Eucharist was one of the big things I was thinking of. Not universally true, but a lot of Protestants can theoretically take communion at home with their own bread...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 03-30-2020, 11:50 AM
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Posted By SamTheEagle
Maybe campbell or another ao Catholic can chime...

Maybe campbell or another ao Catholic can chime in on this if they feel so inclined, but I heard this past week that this sort of thing is a lot harder on Catholics than it is Protestants because not...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 03-30-2020, 10:16 AM
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Posted By SamTheEagle
That feels like a stretch. The dip you're...

That feels like a stretch. The dip you're referring to was 13%. The deaths yesterday dropped 50%.

And because of our horrible testing regime, especially 8 days ago, the dip in new cases is...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 03-30-2020, 10:14 AM
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Posted By SamTheEagle
Speaking of pessimism.... ...

Speaking of pessimism....
...
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 03-30-2020, 10:13 AM
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Posted By SamTheEagle
We didn't see a drop like that last Sunday.

We didn't see a drop like that last Sunday.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 03-30-2020, 09:55 AM
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Posted By SamTheEagle
2 possibilities - humidity does help and...

2 possibilities - humidity does help and Louisiana would be even worse if not for it, or humidity doesn't affect things much.

Neither possibility is a comforting thought.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 03-30-2020, 08:46 AM
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Posted By SamTheEagle
Daily deaths dropped sharply in US yesterday,...

Daily deaths dropped sharply in US yesterday, too. Feels like a data-reporting issue.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 03-29-2020, 08:43 PM
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Posted By SamTheEagle
Yeah, I'm not sure why we need to go back to 1960...

Yeah, I'm not sure why we need to go back to 1960 when we can literally go back to December and January when they put on a full-court press to cover up what was going on in Wuhan.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 03-29-2020, 07:50 PM
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Posted By SamTheEagle
This is a weird pivot. My spider-sense is...

This is a weird pivot. My spider-sense is tingling.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 03-29-2020, 06:55 PM
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Posted By SamTheEagle
They lied from the beginning. I don't pretend to...

They lied from the beginning. I don't pretend to know why. But they did and they are.
Forum: Non-Actuarial Topics 03-29-2020, 06:46 PM
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Posted By SamTheEagle
China is lying.

China is lying.
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