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Offline pir2

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COVID 19
« on: April 11, 2020, 04:31:27 am »
So being in the middle of this all, whats going on with every one?Here the gas is 68 cents, Canadian tire and hardware stores are closed as well as everything else of course.I do online groceries now and stay in my yard,  Fortunately I have a few acres so I don't get too bored.  I was planning on fishing in the next couple of weeks but they closed all the boat ramps and marinas so I can't even launch.Now that sucks.My wife is out of work so we are both home.  Don't drive much because there is no where to go.So strange times we live in.  Good thing the beer store is still open {yes}
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    Re: COVID 19
    « Reply #1 on: April 11, 2020, 09:59:00 pm »
    not much here either. only driving i really do is driving by the grocery store waiting for the lines to shrink or disappear. i really wish i had a garage to work on projects to keep busy since the weather is still a bit all over. the cheap gas has been nice. usually feels funny filling up since you get a lot of gas for a lot less money. also hoping to hear from the people my dad bought the dart from soon. hoping it will be out of storage soon but i know they got to get the other cars out of the way first to get to it. the car is actually only about 2 blocks from Kyles place. 
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    Re: COVID 19
    « Reply #2 on: April 12, 2020, 05:19:54 am »
    Ya trying to shop for groceries has become a major ordeal with line ups outside of stores.   It reminds me of pictures my parents have of the food lines during the depression.Hopefully it won't get that bad.
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    « Reply #3 on: April 12, 2020, 10:32:43 am »
    ya the lines are just ridiculous. the one at freshco is about the worst of them all the time. i have driven by that place at 7pm and there was still a long line up and the 1 time where there was no line they were out of quite a few things. no frills has also been a bit annoying since they close at 6pm instead of 8 like all the others. the limits are also a bit frustrating to deal with especially if they want you to stay home. i liked freshco's original limits. 2 paper or meat products and 4 of everything else. at least it was a bit more reasonable. 2 of each thing is just ridiculous. even 2 cans of spaghetti sause don't go that far.
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    Re: COVID 19
    « Reply #4 on: April 12, 2020, 11:49:06 am »
    Hi Guys
    Sounds like everyone is enjoying good health virus wise.
    Only one case in the Bancroft area, our grocery stores open early
    for the seniors to do their shopping, starting to do some work
    on the Rag Top but will be slow my body man got ill and had
    open heart surgery a couple of months ago was talking to him
    yesterday and he is starting to do abit in the shop now.
    Any how Guys take care and stay safe.

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    Re: COVID 19
    « Reply #5 on: May 20, 2020, 05:09:53 am »
    Well starting to get a little more normal.  Canadian tire open, marinas (yay fishing) and at least the boat ramps are open now.Still buying groceries online though and will until they start charging for it again.Otherwise its gardening and fishing and grass cutting. :)
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    « Reply #6 on: May 21, 2020, 12:33:12 am »
    while some people are glad they are re-opening things i am not one of them. i feel like it is too soon to be re-opening everything. i know the number of new cases daily is slowly going down but the number of active cases is still going up both here and in Quebec. most other provinces are usually seeing more recoveries/deaths daily than they are new cases which is good to see. i just wish we could see the same here before we continue to try and return to living life normally. i know the economy is taking a huge beating but it is either that or see a bunch of people exposed to this virus.
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    Re: COVID 19
    « Reply #7 on: May 21, 2020, 05:08:29 am »
    I think Ontario is taking it reasonably slowly.  I still won't go into retail stores like Canadian tire or wal mart but I did go to the beer store and they were very strict on what was going on.  I attemted to go to TSC but they had people waiting in line so there would not be too many people in there and I just didn't feel like standing there.I find the stores I see are doing their best and find its the people that you come across that don't always adhere to the distancing.We are certainly washing our hands more religiously being in that group of high risk.And I stay away from people as a rule anyhow.  Even before this pandemic.
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    « Reply #8 on: May 21, 2020, 06:21:16 am »
    but we are not taking it slow enough for how stupid people are these days ;D. while stores are pretty good at limiting the amount of people let in they are starting to re-open parks and places where no one is monitoring how many people are there or enforcing social distancing. i know this video was from the other day. i know mono cliffs is a big park but there is no way this many people are social distancing properly. there is flat out just way too many people for it to be safe.
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    Re: COVID 19
    « Reply #9 on: May 22, 2020, 04:58:51 am »
    Yeah i've seen that video and it is a lot of stupid people.Thing is you can't punish the rest of the people based on the stupidity of some.This area has shown to be quite docile and no groups of people can be seen anywhere.  Even the parks only have 3 or 4 cars in them.Best thing to do is protect yourself and your family and stay away from everyone else for now, as much as you can.
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    « Reply #10 on: May 22, 2020, 08:57:15 am »
    i know where you live it may be a bit more relaxed but lots of stupid people here especially with some big cities south of me. the worst part is i know there has been quite a few cases locally since the seniors home about 20 minutes north of me probably saw at least a 90% infection rate between residents and staff. i have definitely been trying to do social distancing as much as possible. been pretty lucky with some stores returning to normal hours and people no longer panic buying i have been able to return to doing my grocery shopping in the evening when stores are almost empty.
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