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by FlashDaddy
Thu Mar 25, 2021 9:59 am
Forum: All Things Pandemic
Topic: Vaccinate: Yes or No?
Replies: 60
Views: 2909

Re: Vaccinate: Yes or No?

From the CDC, (more links at this link): https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/vaccines/vaccine-benefits.html COVID-19 vaccination will help keep you from getting COVID-19 All COVID-19 vaccines currently available in the United States have been shown to be highly effective at preventing COVID-19...
by FlashDaddy
Tue Mar 23, 2021 4:47 pm
Forum: Fiction
Topic: dream idea
Replies: 4
Views: 402

Re: dream idea

Nice short story! Thanks for writing it up and sharing. :clap: :clap:
by FlashDaddy
Tue Mar 23, 2021 10:23 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Zombie Squad official stance on Covid-19 response
Replies: 3
Views: 3277

Re: Zombie Squad official stance on Covid-19 response

[quote=kyle post_id=2755974 time=<a href="tel:1616379308">1616379308</a> user_id=3]This organization was built to encourage preparedness and support local communities to help them to become more ready for a crisis. It would be completely counter productive to our mission to spread anti-science, ant...
by FlashDaddy
Tue Mar 23, 2021 10:18 am
Forum: All Things Pandemic
Topic: Vaccinate: Yes or No?
Replies: 60
Views: 2909

Re: Vaccinate: Yes or No?

I got the Pfizer shot at the end of last month. I am scheduled for my second shot at the beginning of next month. The first shot was painless. I did develop soreness at the injection site that completely went away by the second day. My SO took the same vaccine with the same results. We had no other ...
by FlashDaddy
Tue Mar 16, 2021 8:44 pm
Forum: All Things Pandemic
Topic: "Daily COVID-19 SITREP In Your Area"
Replies: 1173
Views: 88174

Re: "Daily COVID-19 SITREP In Your Area"

Indiana dropped its vaccine age to 45 today. Vaccine appointments are easy to schedule in any of the 92 counties using a centralized website.
by FlashDaddy
Wed Jan 20, 2021 8:19 pm
Forum: All Things Pandemic
Topic: "Daily COVID-19 SITREP In Your Area"
Replies: 1173
Views: 88174

Re: "Daily COVID-19 SITREP In Your Area"

The reality of the on the ground situation reminds me of an old tale. Wiki: The parable of the blind men and an elephant originated in the ancient Indian subcontinent, from where it has been widely diffused. It is a story of a group of blind men who have never come across an elephant before and who ...
by FlashDaddy
Fri Jan 08, 2021 6:28 pm
Forum: Civil Disorder
Topic: Preps for a Contested Election in November
Replies: 258
Views: 18707

Re: Preps for a Contested Election in November

From Fox News: Capitol Police officer Brian Sicknick could lie in honor in the Capitol Rotunda in Washington after sacrificing his life in the line of duty trying to fend off rioters who breached the building earlier this week. https://www.foxnews.com/us/capitol-police-officer-sicknick-lie-in-honor-...
by FlashDaddy
Tue Jan 05, 2021 1:46 pm
Forum: Books
Topic: New book - My New Best Friend
Replies: 2
Views: 1321

Re: New book - My New Best Friend

:clap: :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap:

I am extremely happy that you have finished what I read years ago as The Lottery in ZS's fiction section!

Thank you!
by FlashDaddy
Wed Nov 04, 2020 8:21 pm
Forum: General Firearms Discussion
Topic: How many mags do you consider "enough" for each gun?
Replies: 71
Views: 7294

Re: How many mags do you consider "enough" for each gun?

Those are some great and well reasoned responses. I will add to them that I have a feeling my mags may not last as long, or function as well as my gun and that higher round count mags may be harder to get in future, whether by legislation or zombie invasion. When the lawless economic collapse hits i...
by FlashDaddy
Thu Jul 02, 2020 4:58 pm
Forum: Fiction
Topic: Sunburn COMMENT Thread
Replies: 47
Views: 4558

Re: Sunburn COMMENT Thread

I think these might be helpful comments. I was trying to fall asleep, counting sheep, and realized that the sheep must have taken that long walk to establish Haven from the overflow of the other seeded community. It just seems a long way/long time to travel with sheep that need to be feed and watere...
by FlashDaddy
Mon Jun 22, 2020 3:39 pm
Forum: Fiction
Topic: Sunburn COMMENT Thread
Replies: 47
Views: 4558

Re: Sunburn COMMENT Thread

Thank you for the new chapters! The only Easter Egg that popped up for me was the robe that you can sleep in. I saw those in the Pillars of the Earth, but have not noticed them elsewhere. I was really hoping for a real cave of wonders with all sorts of tech. The way you have laid out the new civiliz...
by FlashDaddy
Sat Jun 20, 2020 10:35 am
Forum: Handguns
Topic: Yugo Tokarev refinish
Replies: 55
Views: 3967

Re: Yugo Tokarev refinish

I like it. If you want a challenge for gun #2 what about something in Der Still style. https://i.etsystatic.com/20988685/r/il/78e331/2081028655/il_570xN.2081028655_moq9.jpg How is that Der Stijl? Looks more like an homage to Tron, which never got its due. https://www.moviemarket.com/tron-legacy-506...
by FlashDaddy
Tue Jun 16, 2020 10:52 am
Forum: First Aid
Topic: *** How many of you purchased Potassium Iodide Pills?
Replies: 40
Views: 5750

Re: *** How many of you purchased Potassium Iodide Pills?

Yeah, so along with my post in the North Korea Saber Missile Nuke Explosion Death thread I think this ten year old thread has a couple of good things to say about how potassium iodide can, and can't, help.

I know, Holy Thread Necro Batman!
by FlashDaddy
Tue Jun 16, 2020 10:25 am
Forum: Disasters in Current Events
Topic: North Korea Saber Rattling
Replies: 1933
Views: 166969

Re: North Korea Saber Rattling

From Fox News: https://www.foxnews.com/world/after-days-of-threats-north-korea-destroys-inter-korea-liaison-office-report Blows up a building. Who knows what the next step is going to be. But "Rocket Boy" seems to be sending a message that he wants more concessions from South Korea. Prepping for an ...
by FlashDaddy
Wed Jun 10, 2020 5:07 pm
Forum: Civil Disorder
Topic: Seattle: The Capitol Hill Autonomous Zone
Replies: 123
Views: 14451

Re: Seattle: The Capitol Hill Autonomous Zone

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/articl ... lence.html https://www.seattletimes.com/seattle-ne ... ay-june-8/ https://www.rt.com/usa/491347-seattle-a ... ne-police/ https://www.fastcompany.com/90515143/se ... t-not-last https://heavy.com/news/2020/06/capitol- ... zone-chaz/ https://en.wikipedia.org...
by FlashDaddy
Thu Jun 04, 2020 9:47 pm
Forum: Fiction
Topic: Sunburn COMMENT Thread
Replies: 47
Views: 4558

Re: Sunburn COMMENT Thread

Thanks to your last hint The Ranch was easy to find, Spring Mountain in Gandy, CO. I’m looking for Haven. Seemed impossible to find using the clues. Then yesterday I remembered something Lucy said and I realized I needed to think in terms of polar opposites. Now none of the clues are fighting eachot...
by FlashDaddy
Sat May 30, 2020 5:30 pm
Forum: Fiction
Topic: Sunburn COMMENT Thread
Replies: 47
Views: 4558

Re: Sunburn COMMENT Thread

That was a beautiful launch of the Dragon spaceship by that powerful Falcon rocket! American rocket launching American astronauts from American soil. I watched it on the internet and even on my laptop screen it was impressive. I have seen one space launch in person, in '98, when they sent Glenn back...
by FlashDaddy
Tue May 26, 2020 6:22 pm
Forum: Fiction
Topic: Sunburn COMMENT Thread
Replies: 47
Views: 4558

Re: Sunburn COMMENT Thread

Still reading book two of the fantastic Chernyi series. But still thinking about Sunburn. The current chapter ends with: “So, you wish to continue to the cave of the Rangers?" "Lead on, I follow".” And I keep thinking about what the cave of the Rangers will be like. There will be more metal maps, ma...
by FlashDaddy
Sat May 23, 2020 9:38 am
Forum: Handguns
Topic: Star BM refinish
Replies: 15
Views: 1362

Re: Star BM refinish

:clap: :clap: :clap:

I like it!

Where did you find those grips?
by FlashDaddy
Tue May 19, 2020 3:17 pm
Forum: Fiction
Topic: Sunburn COMMENT Thread
Replies: 47
Views: 4558

Re: Sunburn COMMENT Thread

Would love to see Chapter Six!

I decided to read some of your other stuff while I’m waiting. Yesterday I got done reading First Strike!. Now I’m reading Going Home. It looks like a terrific series.

Still, reading Sunburn’s Chapter Six would be nice.
by FlashDaddy
Sun May 17, 2020 11:38 am
Forum: All Things Pandemic
Topic: "Daily COVID-19 SITREP In Your Area"
Replies: 1173
Views: 88174

Re: "Daily COVID-19 SITREP In Your Area"

Went to a Menard's this morning in central Indiana. Arrived at 8:45 am on a Sunday, hoping for low shopper numbers. This was my first big box store visit in many weeks. The parking lot was already 40% full. Big sign at entrance said everyone had to wear a mask and that they were selling masks at the...
by FlashDaddy
Fri May 15, 2020 5:12 pm
Forum: Fiction
Topic: Sunburn COMMENT Thread
Replies: 47
Views: 4558

Re: Sunburn COMMENT Thread

I love Sunburn! :clap: :clap: :clap: Just thought I get that out, up front. The first chapters had a small time jump, but Chapter 5 blows us way out 10 generations, which is like what, 200 years? I liked the characters in Chapter 4 and I hope we get to time travel back and see how they did in the ea...
by FlashDaddy
Sun May 03, 2020 7:23 am
Forum: All Things Pandemic
Topic: Why do some countries have very few COVID-19 serious illnesses and deaths??
Replies: 19
Views: 3430

Why do some countries have very few COVID-19 serious illnesses and deaths??

Some countries have drastically few COVID-19 hospitalizations and deaths. Is it geography, temperature, genetic differences, a higher percentage of younger citizens, early lockdowns, or, so far, is it just luck? This free article deftly delineates differing depths of deaths. https://www.nytimes.com/...
by FlashDaddy
Thu Apr 30, 2020 12:27 pm
Forum: Fiction
Topic: Japanese Red (Ongoing)
Replies: 22
Views: 3262

Re: Japanese Red (Ongoing)

Oh, I like this story. Please, may we have MOAR!

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