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    Latest production run of son's 3D printed Visor...

    Latest production run of son's 3D printed Visor headbands for a local kids hospital.

    Can print two at a time and it takes about an hour to do this.
    Slow, but every bit helps.

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    The further away you can stay the better - Id...

    The further away you can stay the better - Id recommend 100m if you can. That's what I target when we go to the park with the dogs.

    The majority of air borne viruses do indeed ride primarily on a...
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    Some more cockups Leaving the cruise sips to...

    Some more cockups

    Leaving the cruise sips to one side.

    Scomo not willing to Offend DT?
    Coronavirus circulating in the US in January, Australian travel ban too late

    Medical people thinking...
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    I see the authorities have recently been touting...

    I see the authorities have recently been touting the reduction in the rate of growth of cases from 25-30% down to 13-15%.

    Firstly I don't think any "rate of case growth" is worth much given our...
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    I completely disagree - there has to be...

    I completely disagree - there has to be continuing debate, and those in charge have to be held accountable in any circumstance, especially for IN-ACTION and not listening to a wide enough range of...
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    when stage 4 kicks in and you can't get to your...

    when stage 4 kicks in and you can't get to your shed here are a few ideas for youse to try



    Central Queensland men smash the stereotypes with pole dancing, embroidery and cake decorating - ABC...
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    It's basically the difference between a Statesman...

    It's basically the difference between a Statesman and a Politican(Marketeer).
    With the latter it's lots of smoke and mirrors, coverup anything nasty, dabbling with minutiae to cloud the issues,...
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    Just before Xmas - female Iranian barber...

    Just before Xmas - female Iranian barber relatively cheap $10 but I'm not going there, SWMBO used to do it and she says she will do it again


    Perhaps a side benefit of retiring early?


    I do...
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    Thats what SWMBO said. Her term of endearment is,...

    Thats what SWMBO said. Her term of endearment is, "local derro"

    I'm thinking of hanging a gobby of green-goop from underneath. memories of a "Young Ones" episode who's name escapes me.
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    Rottnest has been excised from the State control...

    Rottnest has been excised from the State control to be taken over by the feds. I don't know - Anyway I agree a few more days of stats are needed.
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    SWMBO has been making some masks for kids and I...

    SWMBO has been making some masks for kids and I asked for one with the same front design hoping it might persuade eedjets to steer clear.
    Do I look suitably rabid/infected enough?
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    This graph is interesting - new infections...

    This graph is interesting - new infections detected per day, by state.
    It's early days but it looks like the WA and SA state shutdowns might be working.
    I think it was sort of already happening...
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    I agree the US data is suss. Because of...

    I agree the US data is suss.



    Because of the Schengen agreement in Europe that would have been impossible to determine until borders were closed and even now I doubt they are recording...
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    Even on the same day it depends on exactly when...

    Even on the same day it depends on exactly when the data is sampled by the webpages displaying the data as the government data doesn't always come in from all the states/regions at the same time, so...
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    Things change fast in the testing space. Here...

    Things change fast in the testing space.
    Here the list ranked in terms of most numbers of tests

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    But there's a BIG difference between #tests and tests per capita.
    On this list USA and...
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    Not to mention, motor vehicle accidents, domestic...

    Not to mention, motor vehicle accidents, domestic and other violence, including the cost of policing all this.
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    Nice little seething hot bed of infection going...

    Nice little seething hot bed of infection going on here
    DTs Maralago resort is just above where it says Miami in Florida - nice little hot spot developing

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    Ah . . . . linka, she's notta working'a

    Ah . . . . linka, she's notta working'a
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    Went to the park with dogs again this morning. We...

    Went to the park with dogs again this morning. We sat in a quiet corner on camping chairs and had breakfast. I threw ball for dogs. About the same number as usual of people on cycleway/footpath...
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    The problem is the repeated blurring between...

    The problem is the repeated blurring between public interest and political interest. See also Ian's post above.In case folks here think that our public servants and pollies got completely caught with...
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    The problem is the repeated blurring between...

    The problem is the repeated blurring between public interest and political interest. See also Ian's post above.

    In case folks here think that our public servants and pollies got completely caught...
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    YES, I expect Australian public officials that...

    YES, I expect Australian public officials that work for me and you to tell me the truth no matter how unpalatable it is.


    Sure I know why they do that, However, I also expect them to work harder...
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    YES, I expect Australian public officials that...

    YES, I expect Australian public officials that work for me and you to tell me the truth no matter how unpalatable it is.


    Sure I know why they do that, However, I also expect them to work harder...
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    Yep we are doing well BUT almost all of the...

    Yep we are doing well BUT almost all of the 190,000 tests are of OS travellers or persons known to have been in contact with OS travellers.

    The new kits are going to be used initially for persons...
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    Yes it was but they wouldn't come out and say...

    Yes it was but they wouldn't come out and say this - all they said we are directing tests to where they thought it would do the most good but they have almost ZERO tests on random local transmission....
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    Their case numbers are almost meaningless as they...

    Their case numbers are almost meaningless as they have the lowest #tests/capita, 17 tests per million inhabitants, CF, AUS = 7442 and Iceland = 29k

    FWIW USA has 1700, pretty poor really

    See;...
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    Wearing my cynical hat, Trumpesque tactics are...

    Wearing my cynical hat, Trumpesque tactics are easy, you pick the panel of experts that will give you the advice you want to hear. If someone is difficult you just replace them. We never hear what...
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    Humm . . . . I understand what you are driving at...

    Humm . . . . I understand what you are driving at BUT there are significant differences.
    You riding your bike on a dangerous road is personal. Your death is unlikely to cause someone else to lose...
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    Whats the survey for - if that's not too personal?

    Whats the survey for - if that's not too personal?
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    Just saw another ordinary performance from the PM...

    Just saw another ordinary performance from the PM and then switched over to watch US ABC news - he really needs to see more of this sort of thing.

    I understand he wants to keep as many people at...
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    Just to make things clear; - that DC will never...

    Just to make things clear;
    - that DC will never pull 2000 CFM through a short 6" duct.
    - at most it will draw 1200 CFM through 6" duct.
    - a conventional DC cannot draw more than about 425 CFM...
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    I'm surprised DT hasn't claimed that as part of...

    I'm surprised DT hasn't claimed that as part of his MAGA campaign.
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    Looks positive but the Italian Authorities are...

    Looks positive but the Italian Authorities are still concerned the general population will slacken off their vigilance as they will need to keep this up for some time. This is the time that's the...
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    Tools ? But SWMBOs horse had a vet visit...

    Tools ? But SWMBOs horse had a vet visit yesterday for orthotic shoes as its feet have literally gone pear shaped!
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    Had to take one of the dogs (Willow) to vet about...

    Had to take one of the dogs (Willow) to vet about her eye. Not permitted to wait in Vet waiting rooms, have to wait outside or in car with AC running as it was 34C in the shade and call the Vet when...
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    In the US it would just be an excuse for all the...

    In the US it would just be an excuse for all the gun nutters to kick off?
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    My lads latest 3D printed face shield head band...

    My lads latest 3D printed face shield head band and easily removable/replaceable clear plastic file divider spatter shield.
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    A bit of light relief. OK its not for everyone ...

    A bit of light relief. OK its not for everyone

    https://youtu.be/VGMQO5frsSk

    Can't help thinking that even this would have more impact than any add the Govt has put out so far..
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    OTOH the drop in demand from more people out of...

    OTOH the drop in demand from more people out of work might balance that to some extent and help reduce prices. I don’t know about everyone else but my email box is filling with notices of deals and...
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    oh they (basically copied fellow bio hackers in...

    oh they (basically copied fellow bio hackers in the US) have done it. What is now needed is approval to use and investors to bulk produce. Of course big pharma will fight them and people will die...
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    Maybe not as far away as we think COVID-19:...

    Maybe not as far away as we think

    COVID-19: Could we test everyone? - The Signal - ABC Radio
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    Interesting significant drop in heart disease as...

    Interesting significant drop in heart disease as a leading cause of death over 10 years, also slow drops is death rates from strokes and lung cancer.
    Accompanying this is the rise of Dementia as a...
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    If you are going to use whiskey it has to be >60%...

    If you are going to use whiskey it has to be >60% or 120 proof to work.
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    And With any luck some of the older participants...

    And With any luck some of the older participants will have passed away so overall risk will be reduced.
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    This is a rapidly changing landscape - the data...

    This is a rapidly changing landscape - the data link you posted says it's for data posted ~20 Mar.

    In my post above some more recent data (MARCH 23) shows Spain has now done more tests than Korea,...
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    Unfortunately it's not possible to test everyone...

    Unfortunately it's not possible to test everyone in Australia as there are simply not enough test kits in the whole world to do that ?

    The best we can hope for is targeted testing and...
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    He's got work do but he's not allowed to do it,...

    He's got work do but he's not allowed to do it, or hasn't got the timber or the fixtures and can't get them because the sellers are shut.
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    An Italian cousin works as a carpenter/joiner...

    An Italian cousin works as a carpenter/joiner from a home wood workshop in a small village in the Alps (district of Trento) and says no hardware stores are open in his district. He's only permitted...
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    We haven't reached peak infection but simple...

    We haven't reached peak infection but simple scaling suggests that once the 704 cases reach ~50,000 there will be enough serious cases amongst them to require all the ICU beds. That of course assumes...
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    Nope not a misprint someone from these cruises...

    Nope not a misprint someone from these cruises died a few hours ago.

    But what a cock up of the highest order. The whole self quarantine has been a crock from when it first started.
    "Oh I will...
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