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LuckyPhow
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April 14th, 2020 at 11:17:40 AM permalink
Quote: DRich

Of course I am not sure, but I am a gambler and figure the likelyhood of getting it and dieing are less than 10% so I would find that acceptable.


I understand that some people are totally comfortable with their transitioning from this existence at some future time. And, I understand gamblers estimate the likelihood of adverse events occurring. No problem.

But, you might want to monitor the island's C-virus status. There are other data sites, but I use the WHO site. It says the 88 positive C-virus cases reported so far resulted in 11 deaths. That's a 12.5 percent chance of dying if you get the virus, assuming the data represents the true disease prevalence. You said you're a gambler, but it looks chancy to me.

I can hardly wait for your trip report. Whatever happens, I expect you will have an adventure.
EvenBob
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April 14th, 2020 at 11:26:38 AM permalink
Vegas has fired or laid off 150 of
it's police officers. Here's one
of them in an interview yesterday:

"Everything has been basically shut down, so we were let go saying they’re not sure when they’re gonna be able to bring this back, because they’re thinking it could be years before, you know, the Strip opens up again. It provides close to 70% of the revenue for the entire state."

He said March is the busiest convention
month in Vegas and it's accounts for
most of the profit Vegas casinos and
hotels make for the year. All that was
flushed down the toilet, the city was
totally booked for the month. Like I
said 2 weeks ago, Vegas is finished.
It will be a shadow of what it was
by next year.
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LuckyPhow
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April 14th, 2020 at 11:33:40 AM permalink
Quote: billryan

South Dakota decided they didn't need a stay at home order. Now they have one of the largest clusters yet found, and our pork supply is threatened. Quite the coincidence.



I wonder what the COV-19 infection count will be in another two weeks. All those workers were close to all their families and all their neighbors, relatives, and friends. An exponential growth in case count, anyone?

I think South Dakota may serve as the perfect example of what happens when you do it wrong and open up (or never shut down) the state before you have control of the virus infection.
billryan
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April 14th, 2020 at 11:36:06 AM permalink
Quote: TDVegas

I’m pretty much in agreement. How many lives lost do we tolerate vs. a complete shut down continuing?




I think everyone is pretty much in agreement on this. The disagreement is what the number is. I believe soopoo has said he is okay with two hundred deaths a day. Dr Fauci has said sixty, if I recall correctly. Someone else said 90, and another said thirty.
Arizona has been in lockdown since March 31st. Deaths have increased from 20 to 131
, and will double by weeks end. In fact, they went from 89 on Friday to 131 today. Most models show us a week or two from the peak. I suspect we ( the state) will reopen in early May and I pray it isn't a tragic accident. Southern Arizona is doing pretty well, but Phoenix and the Navajo Nation are dealing with major outbreaks. The Navajos just requested 500 body bags from FEMA.
I doubt I am opening up before June 1st,although I just got word today one of my major consigners is going to be opening up May 1st and I'll be sending a couple grand worth of merchandise for him to auction off.
As an aside- I deal with two auction houses in Texas. One is in Dallas, the other is in Arlington. Both are internet only auction houses, yet one was deemed an essential business and the other was not.
TDVegas
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April 14th, 2020 at 11:37:20 AM permalink
Quote: EvenBob

Vegas has fired or laid off 150 of
it's police officers. Here's one
of them in an interview yesterday:


Not accurate at all. No police officers have been laid off or fired. There have been some behind the scenes layoffs....mostly part time workers. Lab people, crime scene photographers, etc. They also disbanded the horse unit and gave away the horses. The officers were re assigned.

This is not unusual as there has likely been a decrease in crime, fatal car accidents, crowd control, etc.

Budget cuts are likely but they have not been firing or laying off “police officers.”

https://www.google.com/amp/s/www.reviewjournal.com/news/politics-and-government/las-vegas-police-announce-layoffs-in-wake-of-coronavirus-struggles-2004337/amp/
TigerWu
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April 14th, 2020 at 12:38:52 PM permalink
Quote: EvenBob


"Everything has been basically shut down, so we were let go saying they’re not sure when they’re gonna be able to bring this back, because they’re thinking it could be years before, you know, the Strip opens up again. It provides close to 70% of the revenue for the entire state."



If the Strip provides 70% of revenue for the entire state, there is zero chance of it taking "years" to open back up. ZERO. I will be extremely surprised if the Strip is not mostly open by the end of June at the absolute latest. 100% chance it's back to full capacity by the end of the year.
Ace2
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April 14th, 2020 at 12:44:56 PM permalink
Quote: TigerWu

If the Strip provides 70% of revenue for the entire state, there is zero chance of it taking "years" to open back up. ZERO. I will be extremely surprised if the Strip is not mostly open by the end of June at the absolute latest. 100% chance it's back to full capacity by the end of the year.

Just remember, probably 69.9 % of Nevada’s revenue comes from people visiting from other states/countries.
It’s all about making that GTA
billryan
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April 14th, 2020 at 12:50:24 PM permalink
We just broke the 25,000 deaths mark.
A Moment of Silence might be appropriate.
AZDuffman
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April 14th, 2020 at 1:05:16 PM permalink
Quote: billryan

We just broke the 25,000 deaths mark.
A Moment of Silence might be appropriate.



Why?

Wasn't is supposed to me many times that?

That is barely 8 people per county.
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TDVegas
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April 14th, 2020 at 1:21:34 PM permalink
Quote: billryan

We just broke the 25,000 deaths mark.
A Moment of Silence might be appropriate.


Sure. Also a moment of silence for the 42,000 we have lost to lung cancer since January 1, 2020.

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