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by phungi
Sat Jul 31, 2021 10:55 am
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: Coronavirus - COVID-19
Replies: 1494
Views: 98508

Re: Coronavirus - COVID-19

read this Twitter thread, and realize there are implications for your decisions... It is unlikely to make a difference in your egocentric view of our world, and I will stop trying, but please read it https://twitter.com/Coo_ray/status/1420060053206413314 Dr. J F Curry @Coo_ray Jul 27 I’m an Arkansas...
by phungi
Sat Jul 31, 2021 10:28 am
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: Coronavirus - COVID-19
Replies: 1494
Views: 98508

Re: Coronavirus - COVID-19

I don't think I've said it doesn't work. I just don't think it's for everyone. Nor is it a miracle. the problem is, vaccines are for everyone, otherwise, there will always be a virus (read: polio)... in the absence of self-righteous, entitled, petulant, self-important, mis-informed, pseudo-scientis...
by phungi
Sat Jul 31, 2021 9:53 am
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: Coronavirus - COVID-19
Replies: 1494
Views: 98508

Re: Coronavirus - COVID-19

How many of those 75% were hospitalized? Right, almost none. The vaccine works 74% "had the virus in their nose" 4/469 (.0085%) were hospitalized... 274/469 (59%) showed symptoms: cough, headache, sore throat, muscle pain and fever 102/133 (90%) of patients tested had the delta variant. Yet, across...
by phungi
Fri Jul 30, 2021 5:16 pm
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: Coronavirus - COVID-19
Replies: 1494
Views: 98508

Re: Coronavirus - COVID-19

Phungi I like how you said all of that and agree. So it also seems fair to be critical of those who think they have a right to tell everyone what their rights are. They don't like losing control of their right to authority. Therein lies the rub: few people understand what their rights are, or that ...
by phungi
Fri Jul 30, 2021 4:24 pm
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: Coronavirus - COVID-19
Replies: 1494
Views: 98508

Re: Coronavirus - COVID-19

<Professor Mode> People love to talk about rights, or claim they have rights, but actually don't understand the basis for these rights... are they basic (essential for treating person with dignity as an autonomous agent) or derivative (instrumentally valuable for achieving something else we value)? ...
by phungi
Fri Jul 30, 2021 3:42 pm
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: Coronavirus - COVID-19
Replies: 1494
Views: 98508

Re: Coronavirus - COVID-19

at this point, I do not think there is any piece of information, analogy, statement, or discovery that will convince someone who has chosen not to get vaccinated to get vaccinated...
by phungi
Fri Jul 30, 2021 3:27 pm
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: Coronavirus - COVID-19
Replies: 1494
Views: 98508

Re: Coronavirus - COVID-19

Does wearing a football helmet prevent concussions? No. However, if you play without one, the likelihood that you will suffer a concussion (not to mention a number of other injuries) is significantly higher than if you wear a helmet. Basic risk management and similar to something like wearing a mas...
by phungi
Fri Jul 30, 2021 3:15 pm
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: Coronavirus - COVID-19
Replies: 1494
Views: 98508

Re: Coronavirus - COVID-19

Does wearing a football helmet prevent concussions? No. However, if you play without one, the likelihood that you will suffer a concussion (not to mention a number of other injuries) is significantly higher than if you wear a helmet. Basic risk management and similar to something like wearing a mas...
by phungi
Fri Jul 23, 2021 9:20 am
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: Coronavirus - COVID-19
Replies: 1494
Views: 98508

Re: Coronavirus - COVID-19

tinnitus photography wrote:
Thu Jul 22, 2021 10:05 pm
...fill that creel!
(and get vaxed)
by phungi
Thu Jul 22, 2021 1:07 pm
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: Coronavirus - COVID-19
Replies: 1494
Views: 98508

Re: Coronavirus - COVID-19

Meeting people in-person is definitely preferred to online. Cole, while I would have eventually figured out you were a damned decent individual through the message boards, it wouldn't have been the same had we not met at a rock show. Having met you, though, there is little you could post that would ...
by phungi
Thu Jul 22, 2021 10:50 am
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: Only in Philadelphia
Replies: 411
Views: 176553

Re: Only in Philadelphia

Given there aren't a lot of all-night Cheesesteak places, this one checks more than one "Only in Philly" box:

Customer Shot to Death Outside South Philly's Pat's Steaks
by phungi
Wed Jul 21, 2021 2:54 pm
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: Coronavirus - COVID-19
Replies: 1494
Views: 98508

Re: Coronavirus - COVID-19

Is it untrue that vaccinated people are still getting it? If the vaccine is effective why the insistence by some on mask wearing (something I’ve never done) and “lockdowns”? Thank you for your sincere answers. It may not be “cool” in some circles but it’s cool as hell in my book. This is a tough st...
by phungi
Wed Jul 21, 2021 2:29 pm
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: Coronavirus - COVID-19
Replies: 1494
Views: 98508

Re: Coronavirus - COVID-19

Well I appreciate it, man. You may not be able to answer this question but why has the messaging on this been so conflicting and such a train wreck from the word go? Difficult to answer this, and any response is deeply mired in partisan politics, but my personal and biased opinion is that Bannon's ...
by phungi
Wed Jul 21, 2021 1:59 pm
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: Coronavirus - COVID-19
Replies: 1494
Views: 98508

Re: Coronavirus - COVID-19

I appreciate it, buddy. And surely don’t believe you would steer me wrong but isn’t this new strain less deadly than the one before? In short, "no" it is more contagious and more deadly. In a study from Scotland (read: no US politics or FDA role), the hospitalization rate of patients with the Delta...
by phungi
Wed Jul 21, 2021 1:36 pm
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: Coronavirus - COVID-19
Replies: 1494
Views: 98508

Re: Coronavirus - COVID-19

I don’t either. Some of these folks I’ve actually met and they’re nice people. For the most part to me the main issue is an unwillingness or inability to ever even entertain their team might be wrong. A certain amount of that is human nature but come on, the Democratic Party is always right except ...
by phungi
Wed May 26, 2021 8:27 am
Forum: Drive-By Truckers discussion
Topic: DBT Tracks #43 - Love Like This
Replies: 97
Views: 39730

Re: DBT Tracks #43 - Love Like This

Boys, here is the problem with your flower gifting: if you do it too frequently (say, more than once every decade), the recipient begins to expect the act more frequently. Better to gift something practical, like sex toys. It appears Flea has circled us back to the original focus of the thread... i...
by phungi
Sun May 23, 2021 9:11 am
Forum: Drive-By Truckers discussion
Topic: 2022 Heathens Homecoming Thread - Jan 12 13 14 15
Replies: 49
Views: 4042

Re: 2022 Heathens Homecoming Thread - Jan 12 13 14 15

see all you fine MF'ers in Athens
1. Clams and Mrs Clams
2. Mundane Mayhem
3. RolanK
4. Beantownbubba
5. Tyler
6. ilockyer
7. pearlbeer
8. Beaverdamsfinlaw
9. Beaverdam
10. schlanky
11. Scorchy
12. Sterling Bigmouth + Miss Bigmouth
13. Flea
14. Slipkid42
15. Bill in CT
16. phungi
by phungi
Mon Mar 08, 2021 1:46 pm
Forum: Other Bands / Music News (non DBT-related)
Topic: What's Everyone Listening to?
Replies: 58536
Views: 8877805

Re: What's Everyone Listening to?

Clams wrote:
Fri Mar 05, 2021 10:11 am
Rust Bucket is looser and seems to have more energy than Weld which to my ears is slower and kinda plodding. But Weld has some really great songs that aren't on Rust Bucket, namely Powderfinger and Crime in the City.
Minor hijack, but damn I would love to hear DBT cover Powderfinger
by phungi
Sat Feb 27, 2021 12:35 pm
Forum: Drive-By Truckers discussion
Topic: Where will first DBT show be when things open again?
Replies: 39
Views: 6264

Re: Where will first DBT show be when things open again?

Beaverdam wrote:
Thu Feb 25, 2021 12:56 pm

Well my brain conjured a mental image of Dr. John standing in the doorway of the 40 Watt with a box of syringes injecting each of us as entered!!!!

“Next!!!”
if we have learned anything from HeAthen History, let it be double-shots of penicillin and COVID vax...
by phungi
Wed Jan 13, 2021 1:14 pm
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: hey Wolf...
Replies: 83
Views: 11279

Re: hey Wolf...

it was only a matter of time before joniQAcont showed his true colors :D
by phungi
Sun Nov 08, 2020 4:55 pm
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: The Neverending Thread for Political Shit
Replies: 18773
Views: 2751960

Re: The Neverending Thread for Political Shit

Man I sincerely appreciate your taking the time to explain that. Your own personal connection and background was particularly helpful and interesting. I understand some of that. I would less than honest if I didn’t admit that I don’t understand some of the emboldened part. That’s alright. I don’t h...
by phungi
Sun Nov 08, 2020 11:32 am
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: The Neverending Thread for Political Shit
Replies: 18773
Views: 2751960

Re: The Neverending Thread for Political Shit

Cole, unlurking again, to provide a slightly different, albeit personal perspective. Growing up in NE Philly, there were basically two religions in my world, those who were jewish and those who were not... I didn't really understand the difference between Catholics and Protestants (not sure I do now...
by phungi
Fri Nov 06, 2020 10:32 am
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: The Neverending Thread for Political Shit
Replies: 18773
Views: 2751960

Re: The Neverending Thread for Political Shit

Or better yet, consider Montgomery County, home to the Main Line suburbs just outside Philadelphia. In 2016, Montgomery gave Clinton a net of over 93,000 votes over Trump. But as of this Friday morning, the county’s vote stood to give Biden at least 130,000 over Trump. ^^^ from 538.com That's my co...
by phungi
Tue Nov 03, 2020 1:55 pm
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: The Neverending Thread for Political Shit
Replies: 18773
Views: 2751960

Re: The Neverending Thread for Political Shit

just coming out from my "lurker" status in this thread to share a brief story: Homecoming, 2015 (if I recall correctly, whatever was the "I Blame Clams" t-shirt year) Hanging out waiting for the show to begin, taking with/meeting a bunch people around me, probably 5-7 people deep at the 4-Watt, cent...
by phungi
Tue Sep 08, 2020 11:52 am
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: Neverending & in perpetuity 3dd Fantasy Football thread
Replies: 225
Views: 47295

Re: Neverending & in perpetuity 3dd Fantasy Football thread

Two quick questions:
1. Same link/league as last year (looks like the draft is schedule but the rankings from last year are still active)
2. Will be know the draft order before 7:15 EST?

Thanks,
Phil/phungi
by phungi
Sat Aug 22, 2020 8:21 am
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: Neverending & in perpetuity 3dd Fantasy Football thread
Replies: 225
Views: 47295

Re: Neverending & in perpetuity 3dd Fantasy Football thread

I have used the last 8 months to hone my writing skills and expand my vocabulary, so count me in. Date/Time work.
by phungi
Wed Jul 22, 2020 11:59 am
Forum: Other Bands / Music News (non DBT-related)
Topic: What's Everyone Listening to?
Replies: 58536
Views: 8877805

Re: What's Everyone Listening to?

Glen Hansard released a 40-song 3-hour "Retrospective" on Spotify, (and also on YouTube) which I have been immersed in.

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by phungi
Sat Apr 04, 2020 10:15 am
Forum: Other Bands / Music News (non DBT-related)
Topic: What's Everyone Listening to?
Replies: 58536
Views: 8877805

Re: What's Everyone Listening to?

Iowan wrote: Pearl Jam "Gigaton". Obligatory decades of fandom listen. Expectations are low.
loving the new album...

here is a great (comedic) review, which could apply to nearly any new album:

by phungi
Sat Mar 28, 2020 10:07 am
Forum: Other Bands / Music News (non DBT-related)
Topic: Who's Everyone Seeing Live?
Replies: 6808
Views: 1304303

Re: Who's Everyone Seeing Live?

I would have been seeing Pearl Jam tonight in Baltimore... sigh...
by phungi
Wed Mar 04, 2020 9:26 am
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: The Neverending Thread for Political Shit
Replies: 18773
Views: 2751960

Re: The Neverending Thread for Political Shit

From north of the Border, I think I can speak as a global citizen and state my sense of frustration and resignation to the 'moderates' of the democratic party for aligning with a candidate that can barely string two sensical thoughts together. Trump will mop the floor with the rag doll. No vision, ...