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O Really wrote:
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https://wrestletalk.com/news/florida-go ... -business/

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis deemed WWE an essential business
Can we now all agree that the man is an idiot pile of corruption?
He's a republican, if course he's a pile.

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DeSantis defends WWF "essential" decision with "Florida 'Starved' For Entertainment During Coronavirus Pandemic" -
Who was it that wanted to keep people in "bread and circuses?"

"This phrase originates from Rome in Satire X of the Roman satirical poet Juvenal (c. AD 100). In context, the Latin panem et circenses (bread and circuses) identifies the only remaining interest of a Roman populace which no longer cares for its historical birthright of political involvement. Here Juvenal displays his contempt for the declining heroism of contemporary Romans, using a range of different themes including lust for power and desire for old age to illustrate his argument.[6] Roman politicians passed laws in 140 BC to keep the votes of poorer citizens, by introducing a grain dole: giving out cheap food and entertainment, "bread and circuses", became the most effective way to rise to power."

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Wed Apr 15, 2020 12:43 pm
DeSantis defends WWF "essential" decision with "Florida 'Starved' For Entertainment During Coronavirus Pandemic" ...
It's a shame about the non-involved public health implications, but I otherwise support the DeSantis plan to kill off WWF participants and fans.
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DeSantis defends WWF "essential" decision with "Florida 'Starved' For Entertainment During Coronavirus Pandemic" ...
It's a shame about the non-involved public health implications, but I otherwise support the DeSantis plan to kill off WWF participants and fans.
Shirley there aren't any fans involved?

I'm against all contact sports right now but am in favor of anything to break the monotony.
If snl can do it, the NBA should too. Even the WWEweewees could do their choreographed moves on rings over 10 feet apart, but no slobbering on each other.

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Shirley there aren't any fans involved? ...
:doh: You may be correct, but I think that WWF without an arena full of yelling, bloodthirsty, drunk fans will be weird, kind of like SNL fell flat for me.
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Shirley there aren't any fans involved? ...
:doh: You may be correct, but I think that WWF without an arena full of yelling, bloodthirsty, drunk fans will be weird, kind of like SNL fell flat for me.
Both should use remote fan locations. I don't see why it wouldn't work. SNL would be easier than wwe, but they could do something non contact. Be creative and open up some sports or games that can comply with social distancing, but we really don't need wwe fake rasslers hugging and slobbering on each other.

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I think it would be a good idea to make sure all WWE spectators be required to be in possession of a handgun at all events. Maybe two handguns.

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The obvious answer, which I'm shocked has escaped everyone, is to fully digitize the entire human race and let us interact only in virtual mode.
Buh-Bye, President Plump...

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billy.pilgrim wrote:
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Both should use remote fan locations. I don't see why it wouldn't work. SNL would be easier than wwe, but they could do something non contact. Be creative and open up some sports or games that can comply with social distancing, but we really don't need wwe fake rasslers hugging and slobbering on each other.
Looks like the DeSantis scheme has already flopped.
WWE Furloughs Staff, Cuts Executive Pay to Weather Coronavirus

Despite given clearance resume live shows in Florida, the WWE said on Wednesday it will furlough staff and cut executive pay in an attempt to weather the economic storm brought on by the coronavirus pandemic....

WWE was named an “essential business” in Florida last week despite a statewide stay-at-home order enacted earlier this month in response to the coronavirus pandemic. This reclassification allows the company to resume shooting live shows, sans a live audience, out of its Orlando training facility and Full Sail University in Winter Park, Florida....
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The computer will tell us when we've been hit or afflicted or otherwise fucked up and instruct us to kill our own bad selves. Fuck that shit; sounds like just another religion to me.
Edit, addenda, errata................this was in response to Ulysses post about a digitized world......................................................................
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The obvious answer, which I'm shocked has escaped everyone, is to fully digitize the entire human race and let us interact only in virtual mode.
Almost everyone.

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Vrede too wrote:
Wed Apr 15, 2020 3:48 pm
Ulysses wrote:
Wed Apr 15, 2020 3:43 pm
The obvious answer, which I'm shocked has escaped everyone, is to fully digitize the entire human race and let us interact only in virtual mode.
Almost everyone.

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:D May have to go to Florida

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neoplacebo wrote:
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Vrede too wrote:
Wed Apr 15, 2020 3:48 pm
Ulysses wrote:
Wed Apr 15, 2020 3:43 pm
The obvious answer, which I'm shocked has escaped everyone, is to fully digitize the entire human race and let us interact only in virtual mode.
Almost everyone.

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:D May have to go to Florida
Are you a one or a zero?
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When I'm at sea level, or riding the bounding main, I'm an infinity of both at rapid random intervals. Zeros without ones makes my anchor drag.

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Both should use remote fan locations. I don't see why it wouldn't work. SNL would be easier than wwe, but they could do something non contact. Be creative and open up some sports or games that can comply with social distancing, but we really don't need wwe fake rasslers hugging and slobbering on each other.
Looks like the DeSantis scheme has already flopped.
WWE Furloughs Staff, Cuts Executive Pay to Weather Coronavirus

Despite given clearance resume live shows in Florida, the WWE said on Wednesday it will furlough staff and cut executive pay in an attempt to weather the economic storm brought on by the coronavirus pandemic....

WWE was named an “essential business” in Florida last week despite a statewide stay-at-home order enacted earlier this month in response to the coronavirus pandemic. This reclassification allows the company to resume shooting live shows, sans a live audience, out of its Orlando training facility and Full Sail University in Winter Park, Florida....
Opps. Maybe Linda McMahon will want her DeSantis "political donation" back - yeah, the one she gave the day before he declared her show to be "essential."

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I know DeSantis allegedly graduated Harvard Law and all, but just how stupid do you have to be to know you're the frikkin' Governor who is on live TV and (1) put on just one rubber glove and scratch your nose with that hand; and (2) put on a face mask sideways and keep talking through it with the unused strap hanging down. Yes, no shit...
https://crooksandliars.com/cltv/2020/04 ... t-mask-his

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I know DeSantis allegedly graduated Harvard Law and all, but just how stupid do you have to be to know you're the frikkin' Governor who is on live TV and (1) put on just one rubber glove and scratch your nose with that hand; and (2) put on a face mask sideways and keep talking through it with the unused strap hanging down. Yes, no shit...
https://crooksandliars.com/cltv/2020/04 ... t-mask-his
Is that a vent at the bottom or does he have it on upside down?

Most have something at the top - a plastic or metal strip to bend around your nose and some have a vent in front.


Still, both straps are required. Maybe he should have skipped the less than photogenic N-95 for putting his head and a microphone in a plastic bag.

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Sat Apr 18, 2020 11:31 pm
I know DeSantis allegedly graduated Harvard Law and all, but just how stupid do you have to be to know you're the frikkin' Governor who is on live TV and (1) put on just one rubber glove and scratch your nose with that hand; and (2) put on a face mask sideways and keep talking through it with the unused strap hanging down. Yes, no shit...
https://crooksandliars.com/cltv/2020/04 ... t-mask-his
He's probably more accustomed to wearing Y-front briefs on his head.
Buh-Bye, President Plump...

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O Really wrote:
Sat Apr 18, 2020 11:31 pm
I know DeSantis allegedly graduated Harvard Law and all, but just how stupid do you have to be to know you're the frikkin' Governor who is on live TV and (1) put on just one rubber glove and scratch your nose with that hand; and (2) put on a face mask sideways and keep talking through it with the unused strap hanging down. Yes, no shit...
https://crooksandliars.com/cltv/2020/04 ... t-mask-his
Is that a vent at the bottom or does he have it on upside down?

Most have something at the top - a plastic or metal strip to bend around your nose and some have a vent in front.

Still, both straps are required. Maybe he should have skipped the less than photogenic N-95 for putting his head and a microphone in a plastic bag.
It's not "sideways", O Really. Those are longer head bands rather than ear bands. billy.pilgrim's probably correct that it's upside down, though. You can see the metal strip that crimps around the nose in these pics. It's possible that it's a manufacturer's imprint, but I very much doubt it. This tells me that he's only using the mask for show at the presser. Otherwise, someone would have told him that he's doing it wrong.
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It's not "sideways", O Really. Those are longer head bands rather than ear bands.
Fine. What do I know from face masks? But clearly it's not on correctly and continues his time in the spotlight of ridicule.

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