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chargervol

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“You guys.” When does passing on what I hear considered something that is automatically propaganda? I actually considered for a while not posting it. But some of you live in a bubble while I live in a populated county. It’s dumb how information now has to immediately divide us and put us one side or the other. I drive an hour round trip every day and work and see many people. Never been accused of siding with the media.

Gosh, I hope football gets played or I will be out.
Obviously your call to make but I would personally ask that you never let that happen. If you want to share something, then please do.
 

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First off, I'm one of the guys who have said that the economics will mandate playing football this fall regardless of risks. But I am now beginning to question that.

Look, you can say what you want as an amateur epidemiologist about what the real numbers are, and you can say this is less dangerous than the flu in your role as an amateur physician, and you can refuse to wear a mask. But at the end of the day if the transmission rates continue to increase the fall football season is not going to come off in any kind of normal structure. There's still a huge amount of growth potential left in the Southern states. Georgia is over 700 per 100,000, Florida is exploding and up to 650 per 100,000 but that's still substantially less than the early epicenter states who have gone past 1200 per 100,000.

As long as they say that anyone testing positive will have to quarantine, it's just going to take one breakout on a team during the season to destroy that team's season. (You can just see us having to bench 8 guys the week of the Florida game.) And I'll bet the ranch that multiple teams will have outbreaks during the season, especially if students are back on campus. (Can't you just see an asymptomatic Auburn coed who finds out the week before the Alabama game that she has the virus. I guarantee she's hitting the road for the Tuscaloosa bars popular with the players.)

The related issue is that if students aren't back on campus how do you let people come to the stadiums? How do you justify saying it's too dangerous to have students on campus and yet let 80,000 people into your stadium?

I guess everyone could reconsider and start wearing masks but that's become a political issue not a health one so I realize that ain't happening.

So you guys just keep calling this a fake crisis and that the media is creating it and we can all sit back and watch the season crash.
 
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First off, I'm one of the guys who have said that the economics will mandate playing football this fall regardless of risks. But I am now beginning to question that.

Look, you can say what you want as an amateur epidemiologist about what the real numbers are, and you can say this is less dangerous than the flu in your role as an amateur physician, and you can refuse to wear a mask. But at the end of the day if the transmission rates continue to increase the fall football season is not going to come off in any kind of normal structure. There's still a huge amount of growth potential left in the Southern states. Georgia is over 700 per 100,000, Florida is exploding and up to 650 per 100,000 but that's still substantially less than the early epicenter states who have gone past 1200 per 100,000.

As long as they say that anyone testing positive will have to quarantine, it's just going to take one breakout on a team during the season to destroy that team's season. (You can just see us having to bench 8 guys the week of the Florida game.) And I'll bet the ranch that multiple teams will have outbreaks during the season, especially if students are back on campus. (Can't you just see an asymptomatic Auburn coed who finds out the week before the Alabama game that she has the virus. I guarantee she's hitting the road for the Tuscaloosa bars popular with the players.)

The related issue is that if students aren't back on campus how do you let people come to the stadiums? How do you justify saying it's too dangerous to have students on campus and yet let 80,000 people into your stadium?

I guess everyone could reconsider and start wearing masks but that's become a political issue not a health one so I realize that ain't happening.

So you guys just keep calling this a fake crisis and that the media is creating it and we can all sit back and watch the season crash.
Play ball.

No fans, maybe up to 10-15% tops, to allow 6 ft between groups. It will be chaotic. There will be forfeits. There will be 2nd and 3rd stringers starting big games.

But all of the madness and weirdness is better than nothing. Jmo
 

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First off, I'm one of the guys who have said that the economics will mandate playing football this fall regardless of risks. But I am now beginning to question that.

Look, you can say what you want as an amateur epidemiologist about what the real numbers are, and you can say this is less dangerous than the flu in your role as an amateur physician, and you can refuse to wear a mask. But at the end of the day if the transmission rates continue to increase the fall football season is not going to come off in any kind of normal structure. There's still a huge amount of growth potential left in the Southern states. Georgia is over 700 per 100,000, Florida is exploding and up to 650 per 100,000 but that's still substantially less than the early epicenter states who have gone past 1200 per 100,000.

As long as they say that anyone testing positive will have to quarantine, it's just going to take one breakout on a team during the season to destroy that team's season. (You can just see us having to bench 8 guys the week of the Florida game.) And I'll bet the ranch that multiple teams will have outbreaks during the season, especially if students are back on campus. (Can't you just see an asymptomatic Auburn coed who finds out the week before the Alabama game that she has the virus. I guarantee she's hitting the road for the Tuscaloosa bars popular with the players.)

The related issue is that if students aren't back on campus how do you let people come to the stadiums? How do you justify saying it's too dangerous to have students on campus and yet let 80,000 people into your stadium?

I guess everyone could reconsider and start wearing masks but that's become a political issue not a health one so I realize that ain't happening.

So you guys just keep calling this a fake crisis and that the media is creating it and we can all sit back and watch the season crash.
Look at New York now we can try everything but it basically just has to run its course and peak and then die out. Just a matter of how long you string it out.
 

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Play ball.

No fans, maybe up to 10-15% tops, to allow 6 ft between groups. It will be chaotic. There will be forfeits. There will be 2nd and 3rd stringers starting big games.

But all of the madness and weirdness is better than nothing. Jmo
That brings up an interesting question. Imagine you're a season ticket holder who gives $1000 a year for the rights to your seats versus a contributor giving $5,000 a year for his seats. Wonder who gets to go to Florida and who gets Charlotte?
 

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Who does? Me? You know what I want? I want this crap gone. I have worked almost every week day this year. I am not afraid. I am compassionate, smart and actually very nice looking.
You're a great guy...sorry..I am just sick of the fear porn agenda peddlers ruining everything.
 

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Y’all have got to let go of this yellow bellied-ness. Everything makes ya uneasy and lack confidence. Do you think Pruitt backs down from literally anyone or anything, minus God/Jesus Christ himself? No....pull up your bootstraps & throw you a chew in. Toughen up some, pilgrim.
Damn it was tough to quit that nasty habit.
 
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That brings up an interesting question. Imagine you're a season ticket holder who gives $1000 a year for the rights to your seats versus a contributor giving $5,000 a year for his seats. Wonder who gets to go to Florida and who gets Charlotte?
I had this as a part of my reply, but decided to delete it for other reasons. Jmo but if there is partial seating allowed, they should have a lottery with season ticket holders. Where does it go from there? No one knows and there are PR issues anyway you go about it. There will be butthurt no matter how it happens. But that goes back to the donors, AD, etc. I just want football and hope everyone can find a way to be content in such a wildly unusual situation. There is absolutely no way to make everyone happy here. I hope the biggest donors can make a few games, as well as some "common folk" donors...
 

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So...you invent endless energy and solve world hunger, but you are unrepentantly racist. People of color stand to benefit most from your inventions...but you are a horrible person. Should you be celebrated or banished from history?

Go.
 

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Hope nobody had business dealings or vacation plans in Europe. They officially banned Americans from coming over due to negligence of the pandemic. I cant remember the US every getting banned for stupidity. Sad.
No no no. We have perfect tests. The perfect response. The best ever. No one could test like we do. Injecting disinfectants will be the game changer. Just wait.. Our best friend Putin passed on the info.
 

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