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GoCubsGo wrote:
Thu Mar 26, 2020 11:10 am
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... Pence's chloroquine confidence comes after President Trump repeatedly touted the drug's potential in a Monday night press conference. After that, Nigeria reported two fatal overdoses of chloroquine and implored its citizens not to use the drug, which "will cause harm and can lead to death." A man in Arizona died and his wife was hospitalized after ingesting a form of chloroquine that's used to clean fish tanks. The woman said she got the idea from Trump.
I would not look to these clowns for advice on government or business, let alone medicine and science.
Wow, what a shocking development. Virus "cures" are far and few between (if at all). This is not a bacterial infection that can be treated with antibiotics and such. Someone needs to beat this into the head of Cheetohead. They probably already have but he's incapable of getting it.

On the upside, there's a lot of fish breathing a sigh of relief.
Actually chloroquine is for fighting a unicellular parasitic type infection, by Plasmodium falciparum. So it's caused by neither a bacterium nor a virus. And chloroquine was developed as a more effective version of quinine, which occurs in nature and was used by (I think) native Americans and others to fight malaria way back when. Ever had quinine water? Might be a good time to stock up, LOL.

I took chloroquine prophylactically back in the 70's when I trekked to Guatemala. Probably didn't need it, but don't recall any side effects. I do recall the guys I was traveling with getting kind up upset that I hadn't brought enough for everyone. Problem was, I had a limited amount and pharmaceutical guidelines are that one should not take just part of a dose because it could result in a drug resistant overgrowth. In retrospect, they probably could have acquired plenty of it themselves at any Mexican or Guatemalan pharmacy, since often prescriptions are not required there for stuff like antibiotics and I would think an antimalarial would be in similar category.

Anyway, it's kind of weird that an anti-parasitic drug like chloroquine would have any activity against a cold virus. The deaths from using a fish tank cleaner? Stupidity. At least quinine water is supposedly safe.

https://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/323692
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Today it struck me that during this time of toilet paper shortage and hoarding, one could take an alum enema and nip the problem in the bud.

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A good thing about living in a motorhome or a boat is that the toilet paper that works best isn't what people with regular toilets want except as a last resort. So the RV stores, Camping World, etc. (and the camping section at Wal-Mart) will generally have some. Don't tell anybody.

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Democrats vote against helping the American worker.
Social distancing themselves from their voters.
Ted Cruz - "What the hell do windmills, emissions, and Post Office debt have to do with this crisis?"

After haggling for days over the final details, Senate Democrats and the White House agreed Wednesday to a nearly $2-trillion stimulus package to combat the economic fallout of the coronavirus outbreak, including direct payments to most Americans and a half-trillion-dollar fund to shore up struggling companies.

“At last we have a deal,” Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) said shortly after 1 a.m. in Washington. “It will rush new resources onto the front lines of our nation’s healthcare fight. And it will inject trillions of dollars in cash into the economy as fast as possible to help American workers, families, small businesses and industries.”
Democrats attempted to overthrow the Presidency for an alleged quid pro quo of a foreign country. Then Democrats withhold aid to Americans during a National economic and health crisis.

"Reading Chuck Schumer's list, we half expected that the next thing I read would be the minority leader taking credit for inventing fire," a senior Senate GOP aide said. "The reality is that almost every significant "win" he's taking credit for, is actually a Senate Republican idea."
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Vrede too wrote:
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Yeah, but do you have three months worth of TP?
Maaaybe. Even the levelheaded Co-op customers have been panic buying, so I only got a 4-pack yesterday (12 is my norm and forget about it for awhile) . One can always skip wiping and hop in the shower.
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I just bought one roll for the receipt to put in my Coronavirus Times scrap book.
:lol: Maybe I'll do that.
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O Really wrote:
Thu Mar 26, 2020 1:11 pm
A good thing about living in a motorhome or a boat is that the toilet paper that works best isn't what people with regular toilets want except as a last resort. So the RV stores, Camping World, etc. (and the camping section at Wal-Mart) will generally have some. Don't tell anybody.
Single ply? Don't you wind up using twice as much?
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A good thing about living in a motorhome or a boat is that the toilet paper that works best isn't what people with regular toilets want except as a last resort. So the RV stores, Camping World, etc. (and the camping section at Wal-Mart) will generally have some. Don't tell anybody.
Single ply? Don't you wind up using twice as much?
No, Scott makes a 2-ply RV/boat version. The single ply isn't much different from wiping with your fingers. Ewwww.

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O Really wrote:
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Thu Mar 26, 2020 1:24 pm
O Really wrote:
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A good thing about living in a motorhome or a boat is that the toilet paper that works best isn't what people with regular toilets want except as a last resort. So the RV stores, Camping World, etc. (and the camping section at Wal-Mart) will generally have some. Don't tell anybody.
Single ply? Don't you wind up using twice as much?
No, Scott makes a 2-ply RV/boat version. The single ply isn't much different from wiping with your fingers. Ewwww.
In much of the world, like India, they don't even use TP at all. Just a hole in the floor, a bucket of water, a scoop, and some soap.
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Ulysses wrote:
Thu Mar 26, 2020 3:48 pm
O Really wrote:
Thu Mar 26, 2020 2:47 pm
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Thu Mar 26, 2020 1:24 pm
O Really wrote:
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A good thing about living in a motorhome or a boat is that the toilet paper that works best isn't what people with regular toilets want except as a last resort. So the RV stores, Camping World, etc. (and the camping section at Wal-Mart) will generally have some. Don't tell anybody.
Single ply? Don't you wind up using twice as much?
No, Scott makes a 2-ply RV/boat version. The single ply isn't much different from wiping with your fingers. Ewwww.
In much of the world, like India, they don't even use TP at all. Just a hole in the floor, a bucket of water, a scoop, and some soap.
In other parts of the world, they forego pants and run backwards through a corn field to clean their unmentionables.
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The Pangolin's Revenge?

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Turns out very similar viruses found in the highly endangered Pangolin, hunted and killed for its scales...

https://www.pbs.org/wnet/nature/worlds- ... ode/16258/

https://www.bbc.com/news/science-environment-52048195
Smuggled pangolins have been found to carry viruses closely related to the one sweeping the world.

Scientists say the sale of the animals in wildlife markets should be strictly prohibited to minimise the risk of future outbreaks.

Pangolins are the most-commonly illegally trafficked mammal, used both as food and in traditional medicine.

In research published in the journal Nature, researchers say handling these animals requires "caution".
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Little Lulu has to be relieved, then again she mentioned something about a dryer vent long ago.

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In much of the world, like India, they don't even use TP at all. Just a hole in the floor, a bucket of water, a scoop, and some soap.
Well, yeah, but that's because they don't have to eat ribs and use both hands.

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O Really wrote:
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In much of the world, like India, they don't even use TP at all. Just a hole in the floor, a bucket of water, a scoop, and some soap.
Well, yeah, but that's because they don't have to eat ribs and use both hands.
You're supposed to eat the ribs, not wipe your ass with them.
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Ulysses wrote:
Thu Mar 26, 2020 6:31 pm
O Really wrote:
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Ulysses wrote:
Thu Mar 26, 2020 3:48 pm

In much of the world, like India, they don't even use TP at all. Just a hole in the floor, a bucket of water, a scoop, and some soap.
Well, yeah, but that's because they don't have to eat ribs and use both hands.
You're supposed to eat the ribs, not wipe your ass with them.
Funny, but you do know Indians consider the left hand "unclean" and not suitable to eat with, yes?

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O Really wrote:
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Ulysses wrote:
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In much of the world, like India, they don't even use TP at all. Just a hole in the floor, a bucket of water, a scoop, and some soap.
Well, yeah, but that's because they don't have to eat ribs and use both hands.
You're supposed to eat the ribs, not wipe your ass with them.
Funny, but you do know Indians consider the left hand "unclean" and not suitable to eat with, yes?
Yes, of course. Not just the east Indians, but the Arabs and probably much of Africa, too.

And now you made me go look it up...
Before Toilet Paper

What did people use before toilet paper was invented?

Before the advent of modern toilet paper many different materials were used for the same purposes. Different materials were used depending upon the country, weather conditions, social customs and status.

People used leaves, grass, ferns, corn cobs, maize, fruit skins, seashells, stone, sand, moss, snow and water. The simplest way was physical use of one's hand. Wealthy people usually used wool, lace or hemp.

Romans were the cleanest. Wealthy used wool and rosewater and others used sponge attached to a wooden stick, soaked in a bucket of salt water.

The Greeks would use clay.

In Coastal Regions, mussel shells were used (and sometimes coconut husk).

Europeans used hand (but they also used fountains with luxury of warm water).

People from Islamic cultures used they left hand with little water (they are still doing that today). This is why it is offensive to greet someone with your left hand.

The Eskimos would use moss or snow.

The Vikings used wool.

The Colonial Americans used the core center cobs from shelled ears of corn.

The Mayans used corn cobs.

The French invented the first bidet (of course without of modern plumbing).

The Chinese invented the first toilet paper as we know it in the 14th Century.

Later people used pages from a books, newspapers, catalogs, etc.
http://www.toiletpaperhistory.net/toile ... let-paper/

And, of course, the animal generally considered to be relatively clean, the house cat, uses its tongue. Would you if you could?
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We're Number 1!

Cheetohead should be so proud! #MAGA


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Orangie, you're doing a heck of a job.

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Perfectly bigly!!!
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