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    Re: covid-19 Virus Updates and Discussion

    Eastern Airlines? Eastern went bankrupt in the early 90's. They must be talking United.
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    Sticky: Re: Tennis Random, Random 2.0

    The Miami final would have been today, right? Because it would have been damn good, I bet.
    Not to mention yesterday's final. The women really put on a show :)
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    Poll: Re: Best Match Match-up #2

    As much as I liked Seles as a person, man, did I dislike her game.
    But what a hell of a match.
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    Re: covid-19 Virus Updates and Discussion

    You are a tiger, incarcerated in a zoo in The Bronx, and you CAUGHT COVID-19? From humans?!
    Final proof that there is no justice in the universe. Not one bit.
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    Re: covid-19 Virus Updates and Discussion

    The health care system in Colombia is far better than here in the USA. I can get full medical insurance, which includes basic dental and psychological services, for around $550/Year. Or I can rely on...
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    Re: covid-19 Virus Updates and Discussion

    Some numbers. Bogota (pop 10 MM) is the epicenter of the Colombian outbreak. It imposed a total shutdown on March 23rd. People are not allowed to leave home, and if you go to the supermarket or any...
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    Sticky: Re: Covid19 & Tennis

    Jazznu. It can be that many here do not pay that much attention to John Isner. It is not as if I follow the guy (which you know I don't because I don't use social media).
    Now, as requested, you have...
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    Re: The Kitchen

    You got me hungry! ;)
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    Re: Let's Discuss Science

    I received a small message a while back in which somebody compared the virus outbreak to other "catastrophes" that we were warned about. Y2K was one of them. The message said that after all the...
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    Re: covid-19 Virus Updates and Discussion

    South American countries with small/inadequate health systems (i.e. Venezuela), a lot of countries in Africa (i.e. Niger, Nigeria) and Central America (i.e. Guatemala) may be affected permanently by...
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    Re: A Chronicle of our Descent to Hades

    It still has not hit red states as hard as blue ones. If it hits Florida hard, maybe then the people there will consider Biden for president. But I believe they can spin themselves out of this, by...
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    Re: The Film Thread **SPOILERS**

    Sure. But he is so all over the place. Mujeres al Borde de un ataque de nervios, Entre Tinieblas, and la Flor de Su Secreto? Great pieces. Kika, La Ley del Deseo, Todo Sobre Mi Madre. Please, give me...
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    Re: "Draw" of the contest of matches

    Sorry to point this out:
    2005 Aussie Open SF Federer-Safin is in two groups: Group 1 and 8.
    Group 19 has the Serena-Dementieva SF at Wimby. Which never happened (fortunately)

    Other than that,...
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    Re: A Chronicle of our Descent to Hades

    Will any of this people that have been sacked, fired, insulted, etc, ever come out on public and speak out loud about this administration? Think about it. Why is it that nobody has been sacked by...
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    Re: covid-19 Virus Updates and Discussion

    Sorry for being insulting but: are we really surprised that in a country where so many people eschew science and logic in their way of figuring things out, the response to a pandemic has been the...
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    Re: The Film Thread **SPOILERS**

    $48? :shocked: For $48 I want Victoria Abril to come over and narrate it to me!
    No, I don't know if there are any other ways of seeing it. Being an "old" movie, I wonder where to find it.
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    Re: The Film Thread **SPOILERS**

    For those that are interested in history/stories about the Spanish Civil war, one MUST-SEE film is Las Bicicletas Son Para El Verano (Bicycles are for Summer). Dir. Javier Chavarri. It is an...
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    Sticky: Re: Covid19 & Tennis

    Expand on Isner being a jerk. I agree, his game is not the most visually pleasing. He and Ivo are indeed pure "One Serve, one stroke" players. But I admire both of them in that they have squeezed...
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    Re: A Chronicle of our Descent to Hades

    You lent money to Tiny? And now you are in a fix?
    I am soooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo sorry! :)
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    Sticky: Re: Covid19 & Tennis

    Once removed from Isner/Ivo? 14 Slams, 64 tour wins, and he is once removed?
    He does not live in the same town (mixing metaphors here). He is so removed he lives in another country :)
    And on the...
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    Re: covid-19 Virus Updates and Discussion

    Your faith in people will never seize to amaze me. And your trust in their intelligence even more.
    (Half joke)
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    Sticky: Re: Covid19 & Tennis

    I guess we find games boring depending on our own style. I grew up and played all my life as a serve and volleyer. So Pete, Edberg, McEnroe (whom I thought was an absolute shame on court), Rafter and...
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    Re: covid-19 Virus Updates and Discussion

    I believe that is the contagion rate (61% of the people that come in contact will get it). Drop was talking that 80-90% of the population have to develop the immunity to stop the spreading.
    So if...
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    Re: covid-19 Virus Updates and Discussion

    The thing about herd immunity is you can get it only three ways:
    1. You are naturally immune. So far, we don't know who is and who isn't and of course, there is no testing for this quality. But it...
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    Sticky: Re: Covid19 & Tennis

    Since we have so much time in our hands (or I do).
    I liked Pete precisely because he was so unpretentious. So a story about him.
    He was once asked if he was the greatest player of all times. Of...
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