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Senate So it looks like the Ebola outbreak is getting more serious

Discussion in 'Community' started by Space_Wolf, Jul 30, 2014.

  1. Rogue_Ten

    Rogue_Ten Chosen One star 7

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  2. Jabbadabbado

    Jabbadabbado Manager Emeritus star 7 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

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    like I always say, quick death from ebola - you should be so lucky.
     
  3. Samwise_Skywalker

    Samwise_Skywalker Jedi Master star 4

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    Time to hide in the bunker with my canned beans and Star Wars Blu-ray's! :D
     
  4. Ender Sai

    Ender Sai Chosen One star 10

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    Except the blu-rays contain a) Prequels and b) molested originals, so it's hardly the companionship you want. 2007 OOT releases or GTFO.
     
  5. Rogue_Ten

    Rogue_Ten Chosen One star 7

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    jabba at what point should i panic and/or riot?
     
  6. Juliet316

    Juliet316 Chosen One star 10

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    According to Jabba the time would probably be now.
     
  7. Vaderize03

    Vaderize03 Manager Emeritus star 5 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

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    An outbreak in a major American city.
     
  8. duende

    duende Jedi Master star 5

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    once the blood vomiting/projectile diarrhea starts, i'm just going to blow my head off.
     
  9. Rogue_Ten

    Rogue_Ten Chosen One star 7

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    im retrofitting my zombie bug-out bag for ebola duty

    gonna make for the mountains to start with. it wont be comfortable, but ill survive the initial pandemic in solitary contemplation and in the aftermath i can use my ruthless cunning to take over a semi-established settlement just as they're getting their feet
     
  10. Jabbadabbado

    Jabbadabbado Manager Emeritus star 7 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

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    You could do the Jude Law character from Contagion - blogging about fake remedies from your reinforced bunker.
     
  11. Rogue_Ten

    Rogue_Ten Chosen One star 7

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    im deffo constructing a bubble boy suit, dunno about the rest of that tho
     
  12. Ramza

    Ramza Administrator Emeritus star 7 VIP - Former Mod/RSA VIP

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    Of course the most horrifying thing is the possibility that we'll all be fine, and be forced to confront the meaninglessness of our own existence for decades yet to come.
     
  13. Jabbadabbado

    Jabbadabbado Manager Emeritus star 7 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

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    stop looking inside my soul
     
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  14. KissMeImARebel

    KissMeImARebel Jedi Grand Master star 5

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    Everything is a trap.
     
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  15. Samwise_Skywalker

    Samwise_Skywalker Jedi Master star 4

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    Except I'm not you and I love the Prequels and the Special Editions. ;)
     
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  16. Ender Sai

    Ender Sai Chosen One star 10

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    Oh. So you're not critical and/or fan of good things.
     
  17. Chewgumma

    Chewgumma Force Ghost star 7

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    If you can watch the Star Wars prequels and enjoy them then slowly starving to death in an apocalyptic wasteland is going to be a walk in the park.
     
  18. Ender Sai

    Ender Sai Chosen One star 10

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    I feel like you're better off eating the discs, really
     
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  19. Samwise_Skywalker

    Samwise_Skywalker Jedi Master star 4

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    I'm not a fan of rude fanboy snobbery, that's for sure.
     
  20. anakinfansince1983

    anakinfansince1983 Nightsister of Four Realms star 9 Staff Member Manager

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    I promise you all that if I get Ebola, I'll watch Revenge of the ****s all the way through for a second time.
     
  21. Jabbadabbado

    Jabbadabbado Manager Emeritus star 7 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

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    possible ebola death in Saudi Arabia

    I still don't think it's going to cause any large outbreak outside sub-Saharan Africa. Every developed nation is hyper-alert now for travelers from the region. The problem is containment inside large African urban slums. I'm not sure how many new cases a week it would take to overwhelm all public health resources that the WHO, other foreign help from the likes of CDC and local officials could throw at the problem.

    This was the distribution of new cases early in the outbreak:

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    That was before it had spread to Freetown and Monrovia.
     
  22. Penguinator

    Penguinator RPF Modinator and Batmanager star 6 Staff Member Manager

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    I don't know whether or not I should be bothered by the fact that this is the most measured look at the outbreak that I've read to date. Too many news outlets want this to be The Stand.
     
  23. Chewgumma

    Chewgumma Force Ghost star 7

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    This isn't the first time it's been like this. Remember SARS? And swine flu? Heck, I'm pretty sure there was an ebola outbreak in the mid-nineties that was supposed to kill us all!
     
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  24. Penguinator

    Penguinator RPF Modinator and Batmanager star 6 Staff Member Manager

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    [​IMG]

    I remember SARSstock!
     
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  25. anakinfansince1983

    anakinfansince1983 Nightsister of Four Realms star 9 Staff Member Manager

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    But will Randall Flagg show up in Vegas?
     
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