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Re: Corona Virus - Has your country banned kitesurfing?

Postby downunder » Sat Apr 04, 2020 11:55 am

Russians :)

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Re: Corona Virus - Has your country banned kitesurfing?

Postby Toby » Mon Apr 06, 2020 6:22 pm

Just heard that Austria plans no one can travel during summer holidays, only within the country :o :o :o

If many EU countries will do this it’s gonna be a nightmare!

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Re: Corona Virus - Has your country banned kitesurfing?

Postby or6 » Mon Apr 06, 2020 7:26 pm

Toby, I'm afraid the world is going to be very different until there's a vaccine....with very little travelling.

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Re: Corona Virus - Has your country banned kitesurfing?

Postby kiteykitekite » Tue Apr 07, 2020 12:05 am

Just waking up are you to how long this plan has to go on to keep suppressing the virus? :lol:

What a pity there couldn't be a BETTER plan that would keep society largely functioning as usual and give herd immunity in 1-2months.......but hey that would involve allowing 80%+ of the population to experience what is basically the common cold for them. Can't have that can we, the terror of the sniffles.

2-6months of this insanity and governments will start to go and countries will start to collapse. Great leadership we have, really really FUCKING GREAT!

Oh and if you think my plan won't work go look at some data on viral disease reduction before vaccines. What happened to the spanish flu??? Did we stop it with a vaccine? No, because vaccines are largely BS. Humans and all other creatures have evolved for billions of years, with viruses, with bacteria, with many other parasites and harmful things, and yet in spite of no medical treatments we are here. Medical treatments like vaccines and antibiotics will actually breed more weakness into the population to these things. You remove a selection pressure you remove the advantage to tackling it. Look at humans and other animals on remote islands, all weak as shit and stupid.

And no I am not saying we let the virus take out whomever it can, that is highly evil. We know enough now about this virus, which strains are less harmful, who it is likely to kill, that we can protect most who will be harmed and spread the least harmful version of the virus. Think live vaccine :lol:.

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Re: Corona Virus - Has your country banned kitesurfing?

Postby Kamikuza » Tue Apr 07, 2020 11:19 am

kiteykitekite wrote:
Tue Apr 07, 2020 12:05 am
that would involve allowing 80%+ of the population to experience what is basically the common cold for them
The problem with that is the CFR is high enough* that it would be pretty horrific. I wouldn't want to sell that to the citizenry...

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Re: Corona Virus - Has your country banned kitesurfing?

Postby kiteykitekite » Tue Apr 07, 2020 3:49 pm

Well it is being sold to them whether they like it or not. Either sit at home or go out and have a less than 0.2% chance a virus you may catch will kill you, in addition to all the other things that may kill you, like sitting at home.

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Re: Corona Virus - Has your country banned kitesurfing?

Postby mkkite » Tue Apr 07, 2020 4:28 pm

Has there been any research (directly or related) on the mechanics of how this spreads in the water? I tried posting in the other COVID thread but that one got a little sidetracked ;) I'd be curious as to:
- how long it survives in water and how much dilution factors in to the ability to be transmitted
- how much of a danger there is in urban fresh water environments compared to salt water
- and how much consideration would have to be paid to location as it relates to urban run-off or other draining features like rivers, etc.

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Re: Corona Virus - Has your country banned kitesurfing?

Postby Seawolf » Tue Apr 07, 2020 5:15 pm

kiteykitekite wrote:
Tue Apr 07, 2020 3:49 pm
Well it is being sold to them whether they like it or not. Either sit at home or go out and have a less than 0.2% chance a virus you may catch will kill you, in addition to all the other things that may kill you, like sitting at home.
Its not that it kills you that's the problem.
Its that you infect someone, and they infect another who may die from it.
Have you seen the footage from italian and New york ICUs?

The Covid19 virus is so smart, that some of the people infected have no symptoms at all. So they go on about their day and infect a shit load of others...

And for your opinions of vaccines. This is what the world would look like without it.

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Re: Corona Virus - Has your country banned kitesurfing?

Postby kiteykitekite » Tue Apr 07, 2020 5:31 pm

Well those at risk stay home, let everyone else live their lives. It is a completely fucked up society where a small minority gets to control everyone else.

Viruses aren't smart, it's just our leaders are stupid.

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Re: Corona Virus - Has your country banned kitesurfing?

Postby Greenturtle » Tue Apr 07, 2020 5:55 pm

The shutdowns and stay at home orders are just to buy enough time to hopefully ramp up production of needed items, increase hospital capacity as much as possible. Then they’ll turn us loose for the most part and tell elderly etc to continue to stay home.
You'll get your wish foilholio, thats my guess anyhow.
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