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So now that I've gone and purchased a maniacal liter-sized canyon weapon again, I'm sure hoping to be able to get down and play on a few of my favorite twisties stashes down south of the border ... any guesses whether the borders will open again b-4 summer; or will there possibly be a 'vaccinated subjects only' regulation determining who can or cannot pass through - wuddyall think?
 

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nope.. word is they'll still be very much on 'alert' into 2022..

they literally 'just' had the 1st bilateral meeting, sure we'll see some improvements on relations
and both countries will support each-other in fighting the virus but they've got a long way to go
in terms of getting the tin-foil crowd online with said efforts. These recent virus mutations (variants)
could unravel the whole thing and we'd be on 3rd wave b4 long.
 

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The lockdown on behalf of governments are clearly quite enjoying this power, the sheep are in full fear mode, it’s the most power government has had in generations. The sheep will determine when the borders open, and as they are the majority, expect late 2021, post riding season, and bring your vaccine card inside your passport,
 

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vaccine card, yes kids.. its a thing :D

just for you Steve! enjoy!

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But you're correct, at least until mid to late fall. Canadians are supposed to be vaccinated by end of Sept. Biden is now aiming for all US to be vaccinated withing summer, but thats a little wishful thinking..

TBH, i just wish folks would stop calling it fear, specially considering who's
wearing the tin-foil hats.. lmao ;)

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vaccine card, yes kids.. its a thing :D

just for you Steve! enjoy!

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But you're correct, at least until mid to late fall. Canadians are supposed to be vaccinated by end of Sept. Biden is now aiming for all US to be vaccinated withing summer, but thats a little wishful thinking..

TBH, i just wish folks would stop calling it fear, specially considering who's
wearing the tin-foil hats.. lmao ;)

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I see it literally 1/2 dozen times a day, mostly women, in their cars, windows rolled up, gloves, masks, plexus shield or goggles, look of fear on their eyes. Pitiful.
I’m not an anti masker. I wear one whenever I get near people to prevent them from getting scared, so in that respect I’m included in the sheep herd . I will say that shitting down the world economy for at least a year as a response to a flu virus has been a disaster that will lead to mental, and physical effects on humans for the next decades. The numbers have been equal to flue deaths the last 25 years, certainly do not meet the requirements of the word pandemic.
 

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Strange days for sure.
Never dreamt people would be fighting over a mask.
Never dreamt millions of people(including canucks) would worship a total fuggin azzhole.

The real pandemic is whatevers causing cognitive impairment in the masses.
 

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We eagerly await the next transmission from the real puppetmaster or this game: G-anon

brave and fearless, G will lead us into the new aeon

all hail the mighty G-anon!

those who know, know!
 

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I'm not sure where I land. I'm not scared but I sure as fuck don't want the covid either? Two co workers have had it. One said he's had hangovers that are worse, well I've had a few pretty shit hangovers before sooo...? He was off a month. Other worker was off two weeks, back for one HR and has been gone for another three weeks so far. Another fellow I know quite well his wife got it, they are a bit older 60 and she has been off work for six weeks(healthcare). So for me atleast my first hand accounts that I have knowledge of would say it's a shit short straw to pull.

That said I still go shopping, gym, Work, etc. I just do as is recommended like a good obedient sheep I suppose. I don't find the measures fear based so much as reality based myself. I also find it no big fucking deal for the daily. Now lack of being able to travel yes that sucks and I do hope there will be an end in sight to that soon. I feel like I was even wiser to purchase a drz last fall as backcountry exploring looks like a viable distraction to cross border twisties this year.
 

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I'm not sure where I land. I'm not scared but I sure as fuck don't want the covid either? Two co workers have had it. One said he's had hangovers that are worse, well I've had a few pretty shit hangovers before sooo...? He was off a month. Other worker was off two weeks, back for one HR and has been gone for another three weeks so far. Another fellow I know quite well his wife got it, they are a bit older 60 and she has been off work for six weeks(healthcare). So for me atleast my first hand accounts that I have knowledge of would say it's a shit short straw to pull.

That said I still go shopping, gym, Work, etc. I just do as is recommended like a good obedient sheep I suppose. I don't find the measures fear based so much as reality based myself. I also find it no big fucking deal for the daily. Now lack of being able to travel yes that sucks and I do hope there will be an end in sight to that soon. I feel like I was even wiser to purchase a drz last fall as backcountry exploring looks like a viable distraction to cross border twisties this year.
Thanks for the true covid stories. In my circle no one knows anyone that's had it. So I've got some folk telling me its f*ck all and the media is lying.
It's not something I want to get. If its as bad as my worst hangovers, I really don't want it.
 

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I see it literally 1/2 dozen times a day, mostly women, in their cars, windows rolled up, gloves, masks, plexus shield or goggles, look of fear on their eyes. Pitiful.

yeh i see a bunch of dudes driving with masks around their beards.. makes absolutely no sense but it takes all kinds doesnt it.. Fact is the measures taken in BC worked very well last year, you can CLEARLY see it in the numbers, USA lost their bloody minds and 500k have kicked the bucket in just one year. Those numbers line up with modeling which was made public as Trump ran around wild, Claiming it was a flu.

those of us who understand the science need only tiny little 'seemingly' insignificant cues to know where its gonna go and what is going to happen. The BLM protests killed the whole thing out of sheer selfishness. If BLM as a 'group' wants to represent a minority 'movement' they would have put all their money into supporting ASIAN organizations here in BC as they've been handed the short end of the stick.. Meanwhile only 1% local population is of 'african descent'.. all they accomplished is hand the anti-masker 'movement' an excuse to gather the masses.

The real joke is anti maskers really are bloody lemmings, all you have to do is follow the ring
leaders doing their dumb speeches, who interviews them and what coverage they get.

all 100% far right wing bullshit, its sick.. and should never have been allowed. a Health
emergency of this magnitude should have super-ceded the 'right to gather'.. its not a right,
its a privilege.. But every body wants their voice heard, like a bunch of chest thumping
Greta Thunbergs.

IF anybody was paying attention, the virus mutated in every region that 'attempted' herd
immunity, UK, Brazil, USA.. Africa got the short stick due to economical issues which
should be obvious. But even Sweden called it back in September.. The head doctor
had to stand up and admit he was flat out wrong in every way, shape or form. He
got his numbers wrong, did not understand the science and shat all over the response.

Thank you for your tax dollars.. what fear exactly? what mental issues, exactly? i'll let
you in on a little secret. I lost my previous job in 2012 (due to injury, no details), it got me through the financial meltdown in 2009 though, so I learned a lesson. When it came time to get a job I did my homework and specifically looked for a position which would be considered
recession proof. I hit it out of the park.. My career has now proven to be PANDEMIC & RECESSION proof.

The department i work in, in Integrated Security / Access Control is considered essential services. And i got in on the ground floor for an amazing company, i'm exremely proud of the work I do and services we offer. We take care of the lower mainland, and are one of the absolute top players in said industry. My service manager and I had a hand in building that!

i broke my foot last February, i was home healing as the pandemic got started, but a month and a half before all others slowly got back to work, I had already been out there for a few weeks. I wear a mask, wash my hands and keep my distance. I have been working 40 hours a week plus over time the entire time. It helps my office is just about every security room, that nobody wants to visit. ;)

If you're working at a shitty little restaurant as a cashier, well into your 40s.. You made the wrong choice. thats all. Everybody will be just fine.. Kids are recilient, they will be the voice of reason in 50 years if this shit happens again. You say you dont live in Fear yet firmly believe our medical officers/ leaders made the wrong choice? People need to get their head out of their arse. If it wasnt for BC the border would not have closed, certainly would not have happend with Albertan's leading the 'herd'. lol

we made the right choice, I firmly support it, we should have locked this shit down 3 months ago. There was absolutely no reason to infect 500+ citizens every single day through the winter moths.. But they can only do so much, they kinda lost their mojo as the going got tough.. They Had a plan which was only gonna work if we had stayed the course.
 

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Thanks for the true covid stories. In my circle no one knows anyone that's had it. So I've got some folk telling me its f*ck all and the media is lying.
It's not something I want to get. If its as bad as my worst hangovers, I really don't want it.
a friend of mine who i used to work with was infected.. he kept it very quiet. We knew somebody
close to his young family had been put through the ringer so i guess he didnt want to worry anybody.

it sounds like it freaked him right out, they went on a long road trip after
to make sure his kids knew where their family came from. Friends / cousins
in Guatemala know several who lost their lives. Its the REal deal. the new
variants are more infectious and at least 30% more deadly.

i watch a few youtube channels and anybody (read, american) that came into
close contact with those infected got it, there was absolute fvck all they could
do about it.

Hugh Grant kept it quiet as well, but he was in serious pain.. Chose to quarantine
for 3 bloody months, even so, he was infected a 2nd time if i'm not mistaken.
*correction, sounds like he didnt get a covid-19 test early on, confirms having
anti-body's after the fact.. Lost sense of smell, eye balls felt 3 sizes too big n'
the more common symptoms like muscle ache, fatigue, etc. He just wasnt
sure if having anti-bodies meant he was now immune against re-infection.

Tony Award-nominated (canadian actor / broadway star) Nick Cordero got infected
while in New York, ended up in hospital down in CAlifornia. His wife watched him
as he deteriorated, had to have his leg amputated due to complications, eventually
lost his life, he had a long battle that lasted months. There was nothing they could
do.. His wife spoke out, said they did tests and found his lungs were full of holes
before he passed away.. He was only 41, younger than I am, and in great shape.

Left behind a new born baby, and his wife. Amanda Kloots. :(

When U.S. President Donald Trump told people on Monday "Don't be afraid of Covid. Don't let it dominate your life," Amanda Kloots couldn't stay silent — his message came exactly three months since her husband, Hamilton raised Broadway star Nick Cordero, died after a grueling 95-day fight with the virus.

"Unfortunately it did dominate our lives didn't it? It dominated Nick's family's lives and my family's lives. I guess we 'let it' — like it was our choice??" she said on Instagram.

"Not everyone is lucky enough to spend two days in the hospital. I cried next to my husband for 95 days watching what COVID did to the person I love. It IS something to be afraid of. After you see the person you love the most die from this disease you would never say what this tweet says. There is no empathy to all the lives lost. He is bragging instead. It is sad. It is hurtful. It is disgraceful."

I have family in the US, i'm literally in tears as I type this.. 500k lives lost.

best trump could say: "it is what it is"

Selfish asshole.
 

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So now that I've gone and purchased a maniacal liter-sized canyon weapon again, I'm sure hoping to be able to get down and play on a few of my favorite twisties stashes down south of the border ... any guesses whether the borders will open again b-4 summer; or will there possibly be a 'vaccinated subjects only' regulation determining who can or cannot pass through - wuddyall think?
I reckon it'll be autumn, Kent. we're looking at 'over 65s' in (optimistically) May, (more likely) June up here. middle-aged after that... then the young... actually, the US vaccination rate is outstripping Canada's, cuz we fzcked up early on the supply chain commitment; and cuz the 'Mercians have more money than us to buy the stuff! oh, and cuz Mr "it'll-be-gone" lost his job to someone with the reality portion of his brain engaged.

so maybe, maybe, So Cal late Sept/ early Oct, as tradition dictates!

I think I'd stay away from my other favorite stomping rounds, northeastern Oregon, till 2022, cuz the 'dork' factor in that neck of the woods is pretty high, and there'll be more than the average amount of antivaxxers, conspiracy theorist deniers, and the like. OK, if you've have the jab you should be OK; but there's little evidence yet on how long-lasting the immunity will be; whereas we all know how long 'dead' lasts....
 
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The numbers have been equal to flue deaths the last 25 years, certainly do not meet the requirements of the word pandemic.
maybe you should check your data inputs, Steve. Covid has killed about half a million Americans. and that's with shut-downs, huge social disruption, no travel, family remoteness, and so on - all awful factors, which you rightly abhor. but a typical flu season kills 30,000-50,000 Americans, so this is at a minimum of ten times worse, even with pretty drastic measures in place. I guess the World Health Organization is a little better informed and placed to decide whether "pandemic" fits than you are!

 

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I reckon it'll be autumn, Kent. we're looking at 'over 65s' in (optimistically) May, (more likely) June up here. middle-aged after that... then the young... actually, the US vaccination rate is outstripping Canada's, cuz we fzcked up early on the supply chain commitment; and cuz the 'Mercians have more money than us to buy the stuff! oh, and cuz Mr "it'll-be-gone" lost his job to someone with the reality portion of his brain engaged.

so maybe, maybe, So Cal late Sept/ early Oct, as tradition dictates!

I think I'd stay away from my other favorite stomping rounds, northeastern Oregon, till 2022, cuz the 'dork' factor in that neck of the woods is pretty high, and there'll be more than the average amount of antivaxxers, conspiracy theorist deniers, and the like. OK, if you've have the jab you should be OK; but there's little evidence yet on how long-lasting the immunity will be; whereas we all know how long 'dead' lasts....

Really sad, yet somewhat entertaining witnessing 'orange man bad' still living rent free in all of your soy brains. Hilarious actually. Move on boys, the future is ours!!!

Canada's supply chain never had a chance at competing against the UK, USA, Israel, etc, since we over-taxed vaccine labs and manufacturing companies to more friendly climates 20 years ago. Then our substitute teacher's bum buddy status with the CCP , dropping millions and commie faith on a vaccine out of some 3rd world sweat shop in back woods China fell through, thank goodness actually, and lost millions to the thieves. I'm very happy that specialist labs out of England and the USA with help from geniuses from Israel have developed successful vaccines. And I wait my turn, gladly rolling up my sleeve, so we all can move on from this mess that the CCP spawned on the world.
 

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The numbers have been equal to flue deaths the last 25 years, certainly do not meet the requirements of the word pandemic.

I guess that's where the idea of a 'plandemic' came from, cuz it's sure shunting a whole lotta power into some very concentrated circles. Not to mention the whole increasing the world's money supply by trillions and trillions of dollars during the last decade-and-a-half (ever heard of the 'Great Reset'?)
 
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Really sad, yet somewhat entertaining witnessing 'orange man bad' still living rent free in all of your soy brains. Hilarious actually. Move on boys, the future is ours!!!
(turns around, spends 1/2 the day 'liking' trudeau memes on facebook)

rent is due on the 1st, steve
 
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(turns around, spends 1/2 the day 'liking' trudeau memes on facebook)

rent is due on the 1st, steve

Spends his spare time tracking a fellow BCsportbike member in social media, analyzing that members "likes". . That's the ultimate brain rent, and pretty frickin' creepy most would surmise,.
 

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The younger(27 I think?) fellow at my work who had the 'vid is still doing quite poorly I guess. Lingering symptoms and some other sorts of infections? We all signed a card for him at work and that was the gist of where he's at right now four weeks out. I thought for sure he'd bounce right back?
 

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my fiancee has lost 3 friends so far. She's from Texas, so of course it was running rampant down there. 3 friends, most of whom were teachers, all got it, and were dead within about 6 weeks of initial infection. I personally know 2 friends here that had it. One is in her early 50s, like me, and she still has lingering effects from it. According to her, it was like a really bad flu, but coupled with a racing heart for "no reason". She was using a pulse/ox meter on her finger and was saying that frequently her O2 sats would drop to 85, then creep back up to 90, etc. Most normal people hover between 96 and 99 for O2.

Aside from living with a school teacher, which is super risky, I just follow the rules too. I did my riskiest thing the other day though, and I went to the dentist. I could not put it off any longer. I'm hoping to have my vaccine by July, but end of August feels more likely for my age group.
 
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