COVID-19

Discussion in 'Surfing' started by michael, Mar 3, 2020.

  1. michael

    michael Well-Known Member

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    For the full time job jammers:

    How many people dropping dead in your general area will it take for you to say ‘f it’ and just go surfing every day ?

    If people start dropping like flies society won’t quite be on “walking dead” rules but we can’t still be on regular society rules right?
     
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  2. Chilly Willy

    Chilly Willy Well-Known Member

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    I've already decided that if I'm on the 'self-isolation' program, it's okay to slip out to go surfing because I usually come in close contact with zero people.

    In all seriousness, I am carefully watching the situation and wondering when it is appropriate to request the ability to work remotely. Being that my wife is immunosuppressed, she falls into the higher risk "pre-existing condition" category. Not worth the risk coming into a germy office and possibly bringing something home for her to catch if I can reasonably and adequately do my job from home.
     
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  3. Spritzer

    Spritzer Well-Known Member

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    I'm in the military, my position is manned literally 24/7 365 days a year no matter what is going on, rain, snow, hurricane, etc.. I figure I'd just be told bring some clothes to work and be quarantined until the end of time. Gross.
     
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  4. miscreant

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  5. SDBoardHoarder

    SDBoardHoarder Well-Known Member

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    I was wrong, sh*ts real. Stay safe, you tube has a ton of sweet surf vids. See y’all on the other side.
     
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  6. Veterano

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    Surfing is safe. But the CDC recommends "social avoidance" which I already practice. I'm way out front on this!
     
  7. T-Bone

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    In my case, I am required to be here and am required to enter the homes of potentially infected people, regardless of the illness, flu, COVID 19, anything else you can think of. So I’ll wash my hands try to take care of my immune system and pray for the best.
     
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  8. strez

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    I work at a institution of higher ed with folks from all over the world, but I have have life insurance. I'm with Chilly, "why would I go to the office when I can reasonably and adequately do my job from the beach?"
     
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  9. dingpatch

    dingpatch Well-Known Member

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    I don't have a job and otherwise had to turn down an offer in January because of all the Doctor visits and such, , , .

    I can't surf as long as I have this friggin chemo port in my chest, , , , I only get to surf the internet!

    And now, with me having MDS, my White Count is only 1.0. The "normal range" is 4.2 to 10.3! So, and as such, I'm not supposed to go ANYWHERE! The VA has told me that if I get a fever or otherwise "don't feel good" to give them a "notice" call and go straight to an Emergency Department. But, I am going to go to the liquor store and get a big bottle of mid-grade tequila.
     
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  10. SdSurferguy

    SdSurferguy Well-Known Member

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    I remember surfing Windansea during the SARS epidemic and Bill Andrews asking me if I was infected (I cough a lot due to cold air asthma during early morning sessions). That still brings a smile to my face. "The hell is wrong with you? You have SARS or something?"

    I'm planning to spend my quarantine days at the beach for sure.
     
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