The OFFICIAL 2020 Self-Quarantine Thread

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Post by Shirley » Thu Mar 26, 2020 4:32 pm

Yeah, we only recently started paying a housecleaner again. My wife works all the damn time, so when she's not, cleaning the house is way down the list of things she wants to do. I don't nearly as much, but that also means I do most of the other stuff - groceries, cooking, dishes, laundry, etc. And we have two dogs, so stuff builds up. I can't tell you how awesome it was that first time coming home to a house that looked and smelled clean. Totally worth it.
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Post by brian » Thu Mar 26, 2020 5:22 pm

Might do something this weekend I haven’t done in 25 years or so. Go for a ride in the car just for the sake of going for a drive.
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Post by The Sybian » Thu Mar 26, 2020 6:25 pm

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Thu Mar 26, 2020 5:22 pm
Might do something this weekend I haven’t done in 25 years or so. Go for a ride in the car just for the sake of going for a drive.
I've had that thought, too. Then I remember I'm stuck at home with two kids. They are old enough I can leave them home, but I can't justify this. I had to bring my son's cell phone to a repair shop yesterday. Realized its the first time I've been in my car since Friday. Only walked in the neighborhood or played basketball with the kids in the driveway. Fucking weird.
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Post by Giff » Thu Mar 26, 2020 7:05 pm

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Is there any indication what he'll play? If its older stuff, I'd be in.
First song - "So Damn Lucky" from his solo album.
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Post by Giff » Thu Mar 26, 2020 7:07 pm

brian wrote:
Thu Mar 26, 2020 5:22 pm
Might do something this weekend I haven’t done in 25 years or so. Go for a ride in the car just for the sake of going for a drive.
I do that all the damn time and am missing it like crazy.
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Post by cerrano » Thu Mar 26, 2020 7:08 pm

Davis is proper fucked up right now.

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Post by Giff » Thu Mar 26, 2020 7:19 pm

"Mercy"
"Dancing Nancies"

I'm not going to lie and let you know I'm watching this separately from my girls who are watching with one of Harper's teachers in the other room (via Zoom) and hearing this song is allowing me to release some pent up emotions I don't think I realized I had. I'm so ready for the testosterone at the top of the hour.

I'm OK.
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Post by Giff » Thu Mar 26, 2020 7:23 pm

"Virginia In The Rain" off their latest. Good track.
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Post by brian » Thu Mar 26, 2020 7:25 pm

Still trying to support local businesses, but I just had Taco Bell delivered because I'm just not gonna go two months without Taco Bell.
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Post by A_B » Thu Mar 26, 2020 8:29 pm

brian wrote:
Thu Mar 26, 2020 7:25 pm
Still trying to support local businesses, but I just had Taco Bell delivered because I'm just not gonna go two months without Taco Bell.
My plan is bw3 for wings tomorrow for same reason.
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Post by Johnny Carwash » Thu Mar 26, 2020 9:06 pm

My Soda Stream CO2 canisters are almost empty. Can you get those delivered, or no because there's a danger they'll blow up and kill Jaws?
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Post by A_B » Fri Mar 27, 2020 8:40 am

NPR Live Sessions has a few solid artists that I like, and probably some that others here enjoy. Isbell, Brandi Carlile, and DBT are the ones that jump out for me.
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Post by Ryan » Fri Mar 27, 2020 9:07 am

Can we just start some dialogue here about how acceptable it will be to shun people with tans when this is over?
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Post by sancarlos » Fri Mar 27, 2020 12:06 pm

Ryan wrote:
Fri Mar 27, 2020 9:07 am
Can we just start some dialogue here about how acceptable it will be to shun people with tans when this is over?
Yesterday was a bright sunshiney day out here, and i played on the laptop in the backyard. Don't shun me!
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Post by duff » Fri Mar 27, 2020 12:08 pm

sancarlos wrote:
Fri Mar 27, 2020 12:06 pm
Ryan wrote:
Fri Mar 27, 2020 9:07 am
Can we just start some dialogue here about how acceptable it will be to shun people with tans when this is over?
Yesterday was a bright sunshiney day out here, and i played on the laptop in the backyard. Don't shun me!
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Post by Ryan » Fri Mar 27, 2020 12:13 pm

sancarlos wrote:
Fri Mar 27, 2020 12:06 pm
Ryan wrote:
Fri Mar 27, 2020 9:07 am
Can we just start some dialogue here about how acceptable it will be to shun people with tans when this is over?
Yesterday was a bright sunshiney day out here, and i played on the laptop in the backyard. Don't shun me!
Unshunned
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Post by testuser2 » Fri Mar 27, 2020 12:40 pm

Our cleaner comes every two weeks. The cost is based on how long she spends cleaning. Typically it's around $120. We Venmo'd her $100 and said we would continue to do so until things cleared up. Based on her response I don't think many others are still paying.

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Post by A_B » Fri Mar 27, 2020 12:47 pm

My wife venmo'd the hairdresser money for the youngest's missed cut yesterday. I'll do same next week. She was in tears, apparently.
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Post by Giff » Fri Mar 27, 2020 12:48 pm

Yeah, I'm thinking about using the savings in gas money and tolls to pay for my haircuts the rest of the year and buy some gift cards for my buddies.
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Post by A_B » Fri Mar 27, 2020 12:54 pm

A_B wrote:
Thu Mar 26, 2020 8:29 pm
brian wrote:
Thu Mar 26, 2020 7:25 pm
Still trying to support local businesses, but I just had Taco Bell delivered because I'm just not gonna go two months without Taco Bell.
My plan is bw3 for wings tomorrow for same reason.
I got my wings. I ordered on the app, but there was no spot for a tip. I figured I'd get a receipt to sign when I went to pick up. Nope. Ordering on the app stiffs the waitstaff if you don't have cash, which I didn't. I apologized profusely. The guy that brought the food was nice about it, says it happens and thanks for the thought. Can't decide if I should tweet BW3 to fix the app or not.
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Post by testuser2 » Fri Mar 27, 2020 12:59 pm

How is everyone in the Swamp? I've been so busy with work and kids at home that I may have missed if someone is sick, laid off, having a hard time or just needs some help.

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Post by HaulCitgo » Fri Mar 27, 2020 1:40 pm

A_B wrote:
Fri Mar 27, 2020 12:54 pm
A_B wrote:
Thu Mar 26, 2020 8:29 pm
brian wrote:
Thu Mar 26, 2020 7:25 pm
Still trying to support local businesses, but I just had Taco Bell delivered because I'm just not gonna go two months without Taco Bell.
My plan is bw3 for wings tomorrow for same reason.
I got my wings. I ordered on the app, but there was no spot for a tip. I figured I'd get a receipt to sign when I went to pick up. Nope. Ordering on the app stiffs the waitstaff if you don't have cash, which I didn't. I apologized profusely. The guy that brought the food was nice about it, says it happens and thanks for the thought. Can't decide if I should tweet BW3 to fix the app or not.
Ewwww... Cash.

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Post by brian » Fri Mar 27, 2020 1:42 pm

Luckily I think most of us are actually still working, just from home. Come to think of it, that's pretty amazing. TT and Romero are the only two I can think who are basically out of work for the moment and I think Romero is still getting paid, right?
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Post by The Sybian » Fri Mar 27, 2020 1:56 pm

brian wrote:
Fri Mar 27, 2020 1:42 pm
Luckily I think most of us are actually still working, just from home. Come to think of it, that's pretty amazing. TT and Romero are the only two I can think who are basically out of work for the moment and I think Romero is still getting paid, right?
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Post by BSF21 » Fri Mar 27, 2020 2:14 pm

The Sybian wrote:
Fri Mar 27, 2020 1:56 pm
brian wrote:
Fri Mar 27, 2020 1:42 pm
Luckily I think most of us are actually still working, just from home. Come to think of it, that's pretty amazing. TT and Romero are the only two I can think who are basically out of work for the moment and I think Romero is still getting paid, right?
The Swamp has never been a cross-section of America, that's for sure. Currently 100% male, 95% white? 90% Liberal?
We're a fairly decent geographic mix, and that's about where it ends.
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Post by DSafetyGuy » Fri Mar 27, 2020 2:39 pm

A_B wrote:
Fri Mar 27, 2020 12:54 pm
A_B wrote:
Thu Mar 26, 2020 8:29 pm
brian wrote:
Thu Mar 26, 2020 7:25 pm
Still trying to support local businesses, but I just had Taco Bell delivered because I'm just not gonna go two months without Taco Bell.
My plan is bw3 for wings tomorrow for same reason.
I got my wings. I ordered on the app, but there was no spot for a tip. I figured I'd get a receipt to sign when I went to pick up. Nope. Ordering on the app stiffs the waitstaff if you don't have cash, which I didn't. I apologized profusely. The guy that brought the food was nice about it, says it happens and thanks for the thought. Can't decide if I should tweet BW3 to fix the app or not.
Yes, tweet them. In a time where faceless corporations actually are being looked at for how they treat their employees, it could certainly help their employees.
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Post by A_B » Fri Mar 27, 2020 3:13 pm

DSafetyGuy wrote:
Fri Mar 27, 2020 2:39 pm
A_B wrote:
Fri Mar 27, 2020 12:54 pm
A_B wrote:
Thu Mar 26, 2020 8:29 pm
brian wrote:
Thu Mar 26, 2020 7:25 pm
Still trying to support local businesses, but I just had Taco Bell delivered because I'm just not gonna go two months without Taco Bell.
My plan is bw3 for wings tomorrow for same reason.
I got my wings. I ordered on the app, but there was no spot for a tip. I figured I'd get a receipt to sign when I went to pick up. Nope. Ordering on the app stiffs the waitstaff if you don't have cash, which I didn't. I apologized profusely. The guy that brought the food was nice about it, says it happens and thanks for the thought. Can't decide if I should tweet BW3 to fix the app or not.
Yes, tweet them. In a time where faceless corporations actually are being looked at for how they treat their employees, it could certainly help their employees.
So I tweeted them. Any of you on twitter that could like it might make it more likely that they see it. Not to be too thirsty, but here is the tweet.

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Post by EdRomero » Fri Mar 27, 2020 3:18 pm

brian wrote:
Fri Mar 27, 2020 1:42 pm
Luckily I think most of us are actually still working, just from home. Come to think of it, that's pretty amazing. TT and Romero are the only two I can think who are basically out of work for the moment and I think Romero is still getting paid, right?
I have daily Zoom meetings, communicate with my team on Slack, post activities for kids on facebook....yeah, I'm doing less than an hour of a day of work and getting paid.

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Post by elflaco3 » Fri Mar 27, 2020 4:36 pm

first easy day in the last 14... spent most of my time ensuring we can shift work around as our clients and the state governments aren't fully closed.. today is the first 'normal' day i've had since we started this and looks as if its going to end in <10hrs.. hopefully next week is more like today.
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Post by DaveInSeattle » Fri Mar 27, 2020 7:01 pm

I'm trying my hand at baking bread. Seems like everyone else has the same idea though...I can't find any flour anywhere.

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Post by tennbengal » Fri Mar 27, 2020 7:03 pm

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Shit is starting to get all 12 Monkeys
Now there’s a movie I think I didn’t much care for at the time. Probably wouldn’t like it so much now either I suppose.

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DaveInSeattle wrote:
Fri Mar 27, 2020 7:01 pm
I'm trying my hand at baking bread. Seems like everyone else has the same idea though...I can't find any flour anywhere.
Get yo self a nice sourdough starter going.
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Post by BSF21 » Sat Mar 28, 2020 9:27 am

DaveInSeattle wrote:
Fri Mar 27, 2020 7:01 pm
I'm trying my hand at baking bread. Seems like everyone else has the same idea though...I can't find any flour anywhere.
There's no yeast in central IN as far as I can tell.
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Post by govmentchedda » Sat Mar 28, 2020 9:46 am

You don't need it if you make a sourdough starter.
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Post by Pruitt » Sat Mar 28, 2020 10:22 am

BSF21 wrote:
Sat Mar 28, 2020 9:27 am
DaveInSeattle wrote:
Fri Mar 27, 2020 7:01 pm
I'm trying my hand at baking bread. Seems like everyone else has the same idea though...I can't find any flour anywhere.
There's no yeast in central IN as far as I can tell.
I have been to grocery stores a number of times over the past 3 weeks and there's not been toilet paper, Lysol wipes, hand sanitizer or flour.
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Post by DaveInSeattle » Sat Mar 28, 2020 10:41 am

govmentchedda wrote:
Fri Mar 27, 2020 7:07 pm
DaveInSeattle wrote:
Fri Mar 27, 2020 7:01 pm
I'm trying my hand at baking bread. Seems like everyone else has the same idea though...I can't find any flour anywhere.
Get yo self a nice sourdough starter going.
Going to do that as well....but I need to find some flour so I can make fresh pasta tomorrow.

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