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    Pfizer = 95% effectiveness Moderna = 86%...

    Pfizer = 95% effectiveness
    Moderna = 86% effectiveness
    J&J = 72% effectiveness

    No one should be surprised by a lack of 100% effectiveness in any of the vaccines but I find them all effective...
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    From a logistical standpoint, doesn't that make...

    From a logistical standpoint, doesn't that make sense? I would think it takes a lot of local organization to secure locations and personnel to accomplish the goal.
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    Is there a correlation there? Are people waiting...

    Is there a correlation there? Are people waiting for the one dose version?
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    When I signed up for my first shot through our...

    When I signed up for my first shot through our county health department they also scheduled me for my second jab 3 weeks later. It was a very efficient operation.
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    Nope, fully vaccinated here with the exception of...

    Nope, fully vaccinated here with the exception of my 19 year old grandson. He's scheduled for his first dose on the 16th now that vaccines have been authorized for those aged 16 and over.
  6. The two devices aren't actually linked together,...

    The two devices aren't actually linked together, but rather they're both linked to her iCloud account and the data stored there.

    It occurs to me that if her contacts and emails were deleted from...
  7. When I retired I printed out my rather extensive...

    When I retired I printed out my rather extensive work contact list which I also used for personal contacts. I've kept that hard copy in case I need them later but have no updated hard copy of...
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    My paternal grandparents were married at 19 and...

    My paternal grandparents were married at 19 and 14. Family lore says that during the first year or two of their marriage, Grandpa would come home from the fields for lunch and find nothing to eat....
  9. The best deal we ever got on a new car was due to...

    The best deal we ever got on a new car was due to hail damage. In 1994 a hail storm damaged every car on the local Saab dealer's lot, they collected insurance payments for their losses and then...
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    I had that feature on my last car, it didn't...

    I had that feature on my last car, it didn't require a hard steer to overcome. You felt a little tension on the wheel while correcting but it reminded me of those days before power steering, only not...
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    My wife received both Pfizer injections at a sort...

    My wife received both Pfizer injections at a sort of mass vaccination event through her school. The school district provided 2 different in-service days spaced 3 weeks apart for all district...
  12. The vast majority of the wall put in place during...

    The vast majority of the wall put in place during the Trump admin was replacement of existing fencing which needed repair or replacement. I believe the Biden admin is continuing that ridiculous...
  13. Thread: Conavirus......

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    In my opinion, they absolutely are. I think...

    In my opinion, they absolutely are. I think people forget that media news organizations are independent businesses or profit centers for their owners, and selling their product to their preferred...
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    As part of just today's discussion on the topic...

    As part of just today's discussion on the topic it was pointed out that Texas and Florida were vying for the worst possible response to the pandemic, both states having been endlessly excoriated in...
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    I think that's called cherry picking data, not...

    I think that's called cherry picking data, not terribly helpful but interesting none-the-less.
  16. Thread: April Frugals

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    Yes, I believe they were assembled there for 5 or...

    Yes, I believe they were assembled there for 5 or 6 years before being transferred overseas.
  17. So am I reading this correctly? Is this author...

    So am I reading this correctly? Is this author implying that we need a strong autocracy such as China's, and the only thing keeping our current Democratic Republic from devolving to a point where...
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    FYI, Mercedes stopped assembling the C series in...

    FYI, Mercedes stopped assembling the C series in Alabama last year. I believe they're now primarily assembled in South Africa while the Alabama plant is now limited to higher end SUV and EV...
  19. Thread: Kondo Fatigue

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    Oh admit it, you did that for yourself. I...

    Oh admit it, you did that for yourself. I appreciate it though.
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    Oh, he'll be back. He left the original forums...

    Oh, he'll be back. He left the original forums years ago, came here in 2014, stayed a while and left again then came back a few months ago. He added "Gone Permanently" to his profile a few weeks ago...
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    As I understand it, the exposed data consists of...

    As I understand it, the exposed data consists of email address and telephone number, if provided. I think the takeaway is that you should never provide real info to social media platforms and use...
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    About half the occupants of homes on my street...

    About half the occupants of homes on my street hire their lawn maintenance out and from April through October my street is filled with high end 3/4 ton trucks towing trailers with multiple zero turn...
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    You probably wouldn't think it absurd if you were...

    You probably wouldn't think it absurd if you were a farmer or had a 5th wheel trailer or a larger travel trailer or made your living cutting the grass at your condo complex and needed to transport...
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    Granted we've been here, in our 4th house, for...

    Granted we've been here, in our 4th house, for over 25 years but my previous closings usually involved 30 days to occupancy. I just can't imagine anyone moving out of their house prior to closing or...
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    That's odd! Is there some weird contingency in...

    That's odd! Is there some weird contingency in your sale agreement that you have to have everything out of the house prior to closing? I've never heard of such a thing.
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