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by Snowcool08
Mon Jul 13 9:08 am
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: 2019-2020 Wild Season
Replies: 2603
Views: 150302

Re: 2019-2020 Wild Season

Per Russo, Wild remove interim tag from Dean Evason.
by Snowcool08
Wed Jul 08 9:49 pm
Forum: College Hockey
Topic: NCAA hockey 2020-2021 season
Replies: 77
Views: 3737

Re: NCAA hockey 2020-2021 season

My question is what’s the difference between a 3 hour flight and a 3 hour bus ride? You can open the windows on the bus?
by Snowcool08
Wed Jul 08 8:22 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Things That Stick In Your Craw
Replies: 3827
Views: 232695

Re: Things That Stick In Your Craw

I'm pretty sure I've contracted this lovely virus. When combined with my asthma it has been absolutely fricking miserable. Not sure where I picked it up or how. Fortunately everyone I have come into contact with (at least that I know) has zero symptoms. I'm still awaiting my test results. Good luck...
by Snowcool08
Sun Jul 05 12:32 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: WEATHERMANIA
Replies: 6162
Views: 410997

Re: WEATHERMANIA

The combination of fireworks, no wind, and a bit of haze made it look foggy on the drive home tonight. The air smelled like sulfur and it wasn't moving anywhere.
by Snowcool08
Thu Jul 02 12:23 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Simple Pleasures...
Replies: 21980
Views: 1243608

Re: Simple Pleasures...

Did you just Tweet at him or DM him? I’m going to order one tonight.
by Snowcool08
Mon Jun 29 9:57 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: WEATHERMANIA
Replies: 6162
Views: 410997

Re: WEATHERMANIA

There was one clap of thunder that startled me awake last night. I don’t think there are any windows that could have quieted that down. Sounded like it was right outside my house.
by Snowcool08
Thu Jun 25 12:20 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: This might be a dumb question, but...
Replies: 14932
Views: 904183

Re: This might be a dumb question, but...

Damn I didn't realize it changes involuntarily and wondered why at times I'd see so many older tweets at the top. :oops: They are sneaky about it.... Very frustration. Yes they are. The only way I find out is when I look at the time stamp of the tweet. There used to be a notification that said “You...
by Snowcool08
Wed Jun 24 11:37 pm
Forum: Website Support / New Features
Topic: GPL software upgrade.... & Other new things
Replies: 825
Views: 61852

Re: GPL software upgrade.... & Other new things

Jupiter wrote:
Wed Jun 24 10:40 pm
I updated 4 GPL'ers with the same avatar they already had with a 2x image. Can you guess who I updated? If you are one of the four, give the others a chance to notice before you chime in. I also updated a few gallery avatars.
Hidden Content...
Looks like Greyeagle, SteveMN, Kelly Red, and Viking
by Snowcool08
Wed Jun 24 12:15 pm
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: Minnesota Twins 2014-2020: Here's Your Damn Thread
Replies: 18899
Views: 981001

Re: Minnesota Twins 2014-2020: Here's Your Damn Thread

Might as well end the game with a home run derby. I don't care if they put a Ferris wheel in center field. I just want to watch baseball again. It was a MLB game for like 2003 that had a game where you hit targets and things in the outfield for points. Played that all the time. Wasted so many hours...
by Snowcool08
Wed Jun 24 12:13 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Things That Stick In Your Craw
Replies: 3827
Views: 232695

Re: Things That Stick In Your Craw

First World Problem ahead: There is apparently an aluminum shortage so soft drink manufacturers have had to cut back on the flavors they make available in 12 packs. According to a Coke rep I met, they are only making 5 flavors right now in 12 packs. My wife really misses her Cherry Coke Zero Sugar....
by Snowcool08
Tue Jun 23 11:07 pm
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: Minnesota Twins 2014-2020: Here's Your Damn Thread
Replies: 18899
Views: 981001

Re: Minnesota Twins 2014-2020: Here's Your Damn Thread

We have a season! -60 games -Season begins July 23rd or 24th -Training begins at home parks July 1st -The National League will have the designated hitter -Extra innings will begin with a runner on 2nd base Those last two are, of course, the worst thing to happen ever. Are those last two permanent o...
by Snowcool08
Fri Jun 19 1:05 pm
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: NHL 2019-20 season
Replies: 272
Views: 22690

Re: NHL 2019-20 season

Tampa had to shut down operations because multiple players and staff tested positive for Covid.
by Snowcool08
Fri Jun 19 12:31 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Totally Random Trivia
Replies: 7378
Views: 459125

Re: Totally Random Trivia

1) Morocco Also acceptable would be Spain, which has two autonomous cities called Ceuta and Melilla on the north African coast--though only Ceuta is on the Strait of Gibraltar for purposes of the question. They form the only two land borders between the European Union and Africa. The border securit...
by Snowcool08
Wed Jun 17 1:01 pm
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: Minnesota Twins 2014-2020: Here's Your Damn Thread
Replies: 18899
Views: 981001

Re: Minnesota Twins 2014-2020: Here's Your Damn Thread

streakygopher wrote:
Wed Jun 17 12:54 pm
I don't know too many business owners who are going to volunteer to run their businesses at a loss. If the numbers don't look good, why would they want to go into production?
So by that thinking, every business should not have been running since the world shut down for the pandemic?
by Snowcool08
Wed Jun 17 10:00 am
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: Minnesota Twins 2014-2020: Here's Your Damn Thread
Replies: 18899
Views: 981001

Re: Minnesota Twins 2014-2020: Here's Your Damn Thread

The only way that would be more accurate is if the players said yes and the owners then said they wanted to give less.
by Snowcool08
Sat Jun 13 9:58 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Television
Replies: 7954
Views: 500065

Re: Television

Finished my binging (if you can call it that it took 2 months) of HIMYM S1-9 and it ended a bit better for me. It was hard not to be a bit critical of S7-9 the first time through, but this time I just watched. As such there were still plenty of legit laughs, and episodes that continued to have the ...
by Snowcool08
Mon Jun 01 6:45 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Local Broadcasting/Media
Replies: 7450
Views: 675666

Re: Local Broadcasting/Media

https://twitter.com/entertain_mn/status/1267560299575554053 I haven't seen much of her since the Covid started. She's been broadcasting from home each morning. Even when she was working from home, I didn’t see much of her. I usually would watch the last 20 minutes of the show in the morning and she...
by Snowcool08
Sun May 31 11:37 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Local Broadcasting/Media
Replies: 7450
Views: 675666

Re: Local Broadcasting/Media

What about the wait? That has to be a long line.
by Snowcool08
Sun May 31 11:13 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Local Broadcasting/Media
Replies: 7450
Views: 675666

Re: Local Broadcasting/Media

What I learned tonight watching the news. Gas at 38th and Chicago is $1.89. Bobby and Steve’s on Washington and 35W has it at $2.19, but you get a free car wash with a fill up. Not sure if it’s worth it.
by Snowcool08
Sun May 31 10:48 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Things That Stick In Your Craw
Replies: 3827
Views: 232695

Re: Things That Stick In Your Craw

This is what you get when you let f*** people break the law. Is that polictical? Ban me please you liberal f***. I banned him after this.... but for the life of me. Where in the hell did this come from? Was he responding to other posts that may have been removed or something? "when you let f**** pe...
by Snowcool08
Sun May 31 8:11 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Local Broadcasting/Media
Replies: 7450
Views: 675666

Re: Local Broadcasting/Media

Bigbeer wrote:
Sun May 31 8:08 pm
Man, Mike Max is managing to put himself right in the middle of a hotspot every night.
Every time he gets in a sticky situation, I just hear Amelia's voice saying "Maxy be safe."
by Snowcool08
Sun May 31 8:04 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Restaurant
Replies: 9046
Views: 586744

Re: Restaurant

Zwak wrote:
Sun May 31 7:45 pm
A relative of mine works for a local restaurant group. Sounds like a trend coming this summer to restaurants will be state fair foods.
If anyone finds out where Turkey to Go is available, let me know. I usually get two sandwiches a day when I go to the fair.
by Snowcool08
Sat May 30 11:02 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Local Broadcasting/Media
Replies: 7450
Views: 675666

Re: Local Broadcasting/Media

WCCO photographer arrested at Franklin and Nicollet, I believe. State patrol. He has been released. It has to be tough for the cops in moments like that. There are protesters and rioters who make fake credentials and flash them to police to get free. I"m sure they hear numerous times throughout the...
by Snowcool08
Sat May 30 9:26 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Local Broadcasting/Media
Replies: 7450
Views: 675666

Re: Local Broadcasting/Media

Other reporters killing it tonight. Mike Max. He's not used to being out on the ground, but he's getting great interviews and providing great footage.
by Snowcool08
Fri May 29 11:14 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Local Broadcasting/Media
Replies: 7450
Views: 675666

Re: Local Broadcasting/Media

Julie Nelson on Kare is doing a wonderful job the last few nights. She’s legitimately upset and making her point heard.
by Snowcool08
Fri May 29 11:05 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Things That Stick In Your Craw
Replies: 3827
Views: 232695

Re: Things That Stick In Your Craw

The Rube wrote:
Fri May 29 10:50 pm
Cowgirl wrote:
Fri May 29 10:49 pm
Tomorrow we’ll probably learn of a giant asteroid or alien ship headed our way. 😬
Locusts. That have Lupus. And they attack humans.
Didn’t they already have Locusts this year in Africa?
by Snowcool08
Thu May 28 12:20 pm
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: NHL 2019-20 season
Replies: 272
Views: 22690

Re: NHL 2019-20 season

:dup:
by Snowcool08
Tue May 26 11:01 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Simple Pleasures...
Replies: 21980
Views: 1243608

Re: Simple Pleasures...

As funny as that is, it gets the message through much better than the passive aggressive signs.
by Snowcool08
Tue May 26 5:52 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Restaurant
Replies: 9046
Views: 586744

Re: Restaurant

Mexican food. Teresa's in Mendota Heights is awesome. Highway 62 and Dodd Road. Hope it survives.... Teresa's in Savage/Prior Lake is good too. Pablo's (salsa is amazing) and Taco Loco in Shakopee are awesome too. Teresa’s I think is ok. What bothers me is you can put an order in and your food come...
by Snowcool08
Sat May 23 12:47 pm
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: 2019-2020 Wild Season
Replies: 2603
Views: 150302

Re: 2019-2020 Wild Season

Why is it not reasonable to just end this season as is and put the efforts into trying to resume a more “normal” season this fall and just suffice with an * by stats from 2020? It’s all about money from the TV deal. They don’t show a Stanley Cup, they lose a ton. Every sport is trying their best to...
by Snowcool08
Fri May 22 9:17 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Things That Stick In Your Craw
Replies: 3827
Views: 232695

Re: Things That Stick In Your Craw

Was discussing this with some friends earlier today but I don’t understand why anyone should really need explanation on why canceling the fair is the right thing to do. The opening of more places has given too many people a false sense that their risk of catching/spreading the virus is any less tha...
by Snowcool08
Wed May 20 10:03 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Simple Pleasures...
Replies: 21980
Views: 1243608

Re: Simple Pleasures...

I don’t follow him, but I feel like enough of the people I follow do. If there’s a funny video, I will see it because they retweet it. I followed him for like four hours and it was too much.
by Snowcool08
Sun May 17 1:42 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: WEATHERMANIA
Replies: 6162
Views: 410997

Re: WEATHERMANIA

Zwak wrote:
Sun May 17 1:22 pm
We’ve received about 2.5 inches of rain here in SSP since midnight with no sign of it stopping. I don’t think I’ve ever seen so much rain from non-severe storms.
by Snowcool08
Sun May 17 12:16 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Restaurant
Replies: 9046
Views: 586744

Re: Restaurant

That is one thing I have missed. Hot fries. I rarely get them from fast food because I don’t go to those restaurants often, but I might have to make an exception here soon.
by Snowcool08
Fri May 15 9:16 pm
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: Minnesota Twins 2014-2020: Here's Your Damn Thread
Replies: 18899
Views: 981001

Re: Minnesota Twins 2014-2020: Here's Your Damn Thread

Dumb question. FSN is airing the '87 World Series. They come back from break and there are a few fans with whistles. The announcer (Al Michaels) says that the whistles are out in full force. For those who are old enough to remember, where whistles that prevalent in the Metrodome back then? When did ...
by Snowcool08
Fri May 15 12:19 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Things That Stick In Your Craw
Replies: 3827
Views: 232695

Re: Things That Stick In Your Craw

I came into work today, only to discover that I wasn't supposed to be here today. Back in February, I had put in vacation requests for 4 Fridays this summer for my son's baseball tournaments. The first tournament was supposed to be this weekend. I feel bad for my kids and all of the things they wil...
by Snowcool08
Sat May 09 3:58 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Fishing 2020 Edition
Replies: 12
Views: 609

Re: Fishing 2020 Edition

D2D wrote:
Sat May 09 3:52 pm
Snowcool08 wrote:
Sat May 09 3:28 pm
Cold and snow.
You mean "Snowcool"? :wink:
Somebody gets it.
by Snowcool08
Sat May 09 3:28 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Fishing 2020 Edition
Replies: 12
Views: 609

Re: Fishing 2020 Edition

Went out of Liberty Beach on ML. Got there around 930. Left at 130. Caught over a dozen. Mostly in the 17-19” range. At the end it was just miserable. Cold and snow. Everything was wet. Planned on staying the night, but are headed home now instead.
by Snowcool08
Fri May 01 9:04 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Totally Random Trivia
Replies: 7378
Views: 459125

Re: Totally Random Trivia

4. There are 5 pieces in the original Tetris.
by Snowcool08
Thu Apr 30 3:54 pm
Forum: College Hockey
Topic: NCAA hockey 2019-20 season
Replies: 960
Views: 100387

Re: NCAA hockey 2019-20 season

Long Island University (insert Jeff Frazee joke here) announces move to D-1 hockey starting in the 2020-21 season.

https://www.liuathletics.com/news/2020/ ... ockey.aspx
by Snowcool08
Tue Apr 28 11:48 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Things That Stick In Your Craw
Replies: 3827
Views: 232695

Re: Things That Stick In Your Craw

Talking with one of my friends and their parents came over for dinner on Sunday to eat and play board games. When I ask about the stay at home order, they replied “we haven’t gotten together for two months.” No $hit. That’s the point.
by Snowcool08
Fri Apr 24 2:53 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Let's get to know each other...
Replies: 1106
Views: 36649

Re: Let's get to know each other...

My senior year in high school we took a spring break European history trip. Started at St. Petersburg, went to Moscow, Warsaw, Krakow, and then Prague. While in Prague, our group was getting cold so the group stopped at a small coffee shop. Inside was a family speaking English. We started talking an...
by Snowcool08
Thu Apr 23 10:20 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Let's get to know each other...
Replies: 1106
Views: 36649

Re: Let's get to know each other...

The movie I can always watch no matter where it's at is Rounders. I get sucked in every time.
by Snowcool08
Thu Apr 23 8:15 pm
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: NFL NEWS
Replies: 16068
Views: 816389

Re: NFL NEWS

So far no surprises, no trades, and no glitches. Pretty ho hum.
by Snowcool08
Wed Apr 22 4:50 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Television
Replies: 7954
Views: 500065

Re: Television

Better Call Saul season finale: Whoa. It delivered without delivering, if that makes sense. A LOT of loose ends tying up in the last season. They have enough on the plate, where they could have ended some things....nope, they are going for the whole enchilada. Mike should have took Salamanca out wh...
by Snowcool08
Wed Apr 22 12:20 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Let's get to know each other...
Replies: 1106
Views: 36649

Re: Let's get to know each other...

I finished the Grandmas half marathon in Duluth right behind John Shuster, skip of the US curling team, a few months after they won gold in South Korea. After we received our medals and were waiting for the post-race snack I patted on the back and said “Good job Shuster.” Mostly for the gold medal a...
by Snowcool08
Mon Apr 20 10:14 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Let's get to know each other...
Replies: 1106
Views: 36649

Re: Let's get to know each other...

Peanut M&Ms. M&Ms. Peanut Butter M&Ms. Snickers. Twix. Kit Kat. Nestle Crunch bar. Hershey’s bar. I love anything with chocolate. Way too much of a sweet tooth.
by Snowcool08
Sat Apr 18 11:16 am
Forum: Other Sports
Topic: Minnesota Twins 2014-2020: Here's Your Damn Thread
Replies: 18899
Views: 981001

Re: Minnesota Twins 2014-2020: Here's Your Damn Thread

Everyone has been doing their “who would you rather hang out with” lists. The Twins finally did it right. No brainer. Dugout 5.

by Snowcool08
Sat Apr 18 11:11 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Coronavirus discussion
Replies: 1012
Views: 40480

Re: Coronavirus discussion

The IHME (Washington University) model is the same one the White House has been using to determine states needs. I’ve been checking it regularly. Originally it said our peak Hospital usage and death rate was supposed to hit next week. It kept slowly getting pushed out. Earlier this week, the model h...
by Snowcool08
Thu Apr 16 1:42 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Let's get to know each other...
Replies: 1106
Views: 36649

Re: Let's get to know each other...

Klingon Is that you Dr Sheldon Cooper? Oh! That's right. Never mind. He aleady speaks it. 😚 I've seen way too many BBT reruns this last month. Nah that was a joke answer. Tried to get a laugh. If I’m being serious, I would say German. The language sounds so intimidating when you’re talking, let alo...
by Snowcool08
Thu Apr 16 12:19 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Let's get to know each other...
Replies: 1106
Views: 36649

Re: Let's get to know each other...

Klingon
by Snowcool08
Tue Apr 14 8:25 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Totally Random Trivia
Replies: 7378
Views: 459125

Re: Totally Random Trivia

What was the hockey question? A stats question about a player from Nova Scotia when he was an 18 year old rookie. Whats funny is you could have been more specific and said an 18 year old rookie from Cole Harbor, Nova Scotia and there could still be two answers. And yes I did watch Jeopardy where th...
by Snowcool08
Tue Apr 14 1:49 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Let's get to know each other...
Replies: 1106
Views: 36649

Re: Let's get to know each other...

Comfort food for me is Thanksgiving dinner. Bunch of turkey, mashed potatoes, and dressing (not stuffing) all covered in gravy with a roll on the side.
by Snowcool08
Mon Apr 13 8:32 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Coronavirus discussion
Replies: 1012
Views: 40480

Re: Coronavirus discussion

The YMCA I went to before the shutdown just called to check on me. I forgot to ask if they were calling everyone or just us oldsters. I'm surprised they allowed gyms and workout places to stay open as long as they did. The one I was going to (Anytime Fitness) encouraged everyone to wipe the machine...
by Snowcool08
Mon Apr 13 2:21 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Coronavirus discussion
Replies: 1012
Views: 40480

Re: Coronavirus discussion

The YMCA I went to before the shutdown just called to check on me. I forgot to ask if they were calling everyone or just us oldsters. I'm surprised they allowed gyms and workout places to stay open as long as they did. The one I was going to (Anytime Fitness) encouraged everyone to wipe the machine...
by Snowcool08
Mon Apr 13 12:05 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Movies
Replies: 7672
Views: 504288

Re: Movies

I watched Parasite last night. It was meh for me. I didn't understand what all the fuss was about. I went on IMDB to read some reviews. Apparently a lot of people like it because it's a social commentary on class in society. Maybe it is, but I didn't think that was the main point of the movie. It di...
by Snowcool08
Thu Apr 09 2:56 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Coronavirus discussion
Replies: 1012
Views: 40480

Re: Coronavirus discussion

If we can’t get normal testing done in a swift manner, what makes you think that we will get antibody testing done quicker? Those tests are nowhere near available for wide release.
by Snowcool08
Thu Apr 09 12:15 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Let's get to know each other...
Replies: 1106
Views: 36649

Re: Let's get to know each other...

I love the smell of Cinnabon at the mall.
by Snowcool08
Thu Apr 09 12:13 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Coronavirus discussion
Replies: 1012
Views: 40480

Re: Coronavirus discussion

I have seen articles that predict number of deaths in the US will decrease despite the large number of predicted COVID deaths. Not only will we see a drop in viral infections, but automobile deaths will fall off a cliff. That doesn't sound right. The following article has a animated graph that comp...
by Snowcool08
Wed Apr 08 9:16 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Coronavirus discussion
Replies: 1012
Views: 40480

Re: Coronavirus discussion

There hasn’t been one therapy that has 100% worked. The plasma therapy is good in theory, but nobody knows if the patients get better because they’re body is finally working or if the plasma worked. There’s so many trials being done right now with so many drugs. Hopefully one works or one concoction...
by Snowcool08
Tue Apr 07 12:12 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Let's get to know each other...
Replies: 1106
Views: 36649

Re: Let's get to know each other...

When I was probably 10 or 11, my two brothers and I played kickball in our living room with an exercise ball. It hit my moms shelf full of glass and porcelain elephants. I would say there were 12 elephants at about six inches tall at most. Shattered them. We spent the rest of the day super gluing al...
by Snowcool08
Sun Apr 05 12:00 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Let's get to know each other...
Replies: 1106
Views: 36649

Re: Let's get to know each other...

Oreos and a glass of milk. I’m a dunker as well.
by Snowcool08
Fri Apr 03 3:48 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Coronavirus discussion
Replies: 1012
Views: 40480

Re: Coronavirus discussion

There are some interesting graphs and data on the MN Department of Public Health website around COVID 19, if you're like me and like to look at things from an analytical/statistical view. They have tons of breakdowns by age, transmission, location, and more: https://www.health.state.mn.us/diseases/...
by Snowcool08
Thu Apr 02 11:11 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: WEATHERMANIA
Replies: 6162
Views: 410997

Re: WEATHERMANIA

That’s just the weather gods trying to get you to stay home.
by Snowcool08
Thu Apr 02 9:59 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Coronavirus discussion
Replies: 1012
Views: 40480

Re: Coronavirus discussion

I went to Costco earlier today and the increase of shoppers wearing face mask protection was very noticeable, compared to a week ago. I would estimate at least a quarter of those shopping had them on, but ironically none of the employees working the cash registers were wearing them(?) So my questio...
by Snowcool08
Thu Apr 02 4:27 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Coronavirus discussion
Replies: 1012
Views: 40480

Re: Coronavirus discussion

Norm wrote:
Thu Apr 02 4:13 pm
Now they're saying it might be spread just by talking and breathing.
They’ve been saying that for a while. It’s respiratory. It spreads through droplets. When you breathe and talk, little tiny bits of spit come out. Just think of how you see your breath when it’s cold outside. That’s all infected.
by Snowcool08
Wed Apr 01 11:03 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Coronavirus discussion
Replies: 1012
Views: 40480

Re: Coronavirus discussion

We need to get to widespread testing in order to work back toward some type of normalcy. Hoping we can get there. What results would widespread testing provide? Someone that doesn't show symptoms but is positive would potentially pass it onto others if they're not made aware they're a carrier. And ...
by Snowcool08
Tue Mar 31 1:39 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Coronavirus discussion
Replies: 1012
Views: 40480

Re: Coronavirus discussion

Interesting to read about the Mayo Clinic's potential antibody test: https://www.startribune.com/u-mayo-ready-covid-19-antibody-tests-in-minnesota/569233992/ TL;DR The U/Mayo is in the process of vetting these antibody tests they've created. What it does is verifies whether someone has had COVID-19...
by Snowcool08
Mon Mar 30 12:11 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Totally Random Trivia
Replies: 7378
Views: 459125

Re: Totally Random Trivia

Is the TBell slogan they’re looking for “Taste the Border”?
by Snowcool08
Sat Mar 28 11:05 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Television
Replies: 7954
Views: 500065

Re: Television

Survivor has been fantastic this season. So many favorites. Everyone is playing so hard. CBS really should make it 90 minutes to fit everything in.
by Snowcool08
Fri Mar 27 8:42 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Coronavirus discussion
Replies: 1012
Views: 40480

Re: Coronavirus discussion

Now our CEO mentioned one of our clients, Army Corps of Engineers, has approached us about converting public buildings (arenas?) into emergency surge hospitals. Scary and sad that this is being considered, but professionally exciting projects. The governor mentioned this when he announced the shelt...
by Snowcool08
Fri Mar 27 7:53 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Coronavirus discussion
Replies: 1012
Views: 40480

Re: Coronavirus discussion

https://abbott.mediaroom.com/2020-03-27 ... ve-Minutes

A test that can give a positive result in 5 minutes and a negative in 13. They will start producing next week. Can make 50k tests a week.
by Snowcool08
Fri Mar 27 3:00 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Coronavirus discussion
Replies: 1012
Views: 40480

Re: Coronavirus discussion

So if I’m understanding this correctly, we want to push the timeline of the spread out a month or so, then unleash everyone, let it spread, and by then we will be able to handle everyone. He says peak ICU capacity is June 7 and peak of the epidemic is in the last week of June. It will be interestin...
by Snowcool08
Fri Mar 27 12:51 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Coronavirus discussion
Replies: 1012
Views: 40480

Re: Coronavirus discussion

https://www.kare11.com/article/news/health/coronavirus/what-data-did-gov-walz-use-to-predict-the-coronavirus-effect-on-mn/89-0d967d35-bdee-412c-b1e6-b38a437b711d So if I’m understanding this correctly, we want to push the timeline of the spread out a month or so, then unleash everyone, let it spread...