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2021-02-23 12:52:11 AM  
Half a million people dead, in less than a year..

..shiat..
 
2021-02-23 12:53:37 AM  

NINEv2: The Dog Ate My Homework: It's ironic to think that if Trump had been a decent human being, he probably would have been re-elected, but he also never would have been elected in the first place.

Its soul crushing to think that the only reason that fat fark survived is due to a shiatload of experimental treatments while hundreds of thousands of good people died.


FTFY :(
 
2021-02-23 12:59:42 AM  
And I would light 500 candles and I would light 500 more...

Just to hope to see an end to this shiat. I miss live concerts. 2020 was the first year since 1983 I didn't see any live music (that I can remember) My hearing loss is proof of that.
 
2021-02-23 1:04:25 AM  
7th Son of a 7th Son:

And I would light 500 candles and I would light 500 more...
Just to hope to see an end to this shiat. I miss live concerts. 2020 was the first year since 1983 I didn't see any live music (that I can remember) My hearing loss is proof of that.


What?

/i hear you
//or not, i guess
///misses putting on the concerts
 
2021-02-23 1:07:45 AM  
How many flu deaths have there been since... Say 1900?

Seasonal counts are used for many crucial reasons when we track medicine using "science."

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2021-02-23 1:09:19 AM  
Hey Farkers, don't feel too bad: Some of those people could have been homeless AND working full time... in which case, you should be dancing on their graves.

Not all 500,000, just the people who work 40 hours a week and don't have a place to lay their heads. Gloat away at them, by all means. It's the Fark way.
 
2021-02-23 1:09:54 AM  

Weatherkiss: A humble, somber gesture to respect and mourn those who have died? Where's the rambling incoherence? The airing of grievances? The constant spewing of lies? What kind of President is this?


A moment of silence is for memorializing those fallen to accident or misadventure.
 
2021-02-23 1:11:31 AM  

leeksfromchichis: Weatherkiss: A humble, somber gesture to respect and mourn those who have died? Where's the rambling incoherence? The airing of grievances? The constant spewing of lies? What kind of President is this?

A moment of silence is for memorializing those fallen to accident or misadventure.


Those half million lives are victims, preventable deaths caused by bad actors in positions of power.

Biden shouldn't be memorializing them yet. He should be in his office working on avenging them.
 
2021-02-23 1:11:42 AM  

FarkQued: Kioto and Paris accords are not being followed, burning that much wax at one time may significantly warm or change the climate!

CNN Headline if Trump had done same.

When do we hear the real death numbers from China, India, Russia?


Does it really matter? Even if they drastically underreported their numbers, 500,000 still died here.

/not to mention that we basically lost the PR war anyway; we'll always be considered the "hardest hit country" regardless of how bad it got elsewhere.
 
2021-02-23 1:12:58 AM  

solokumba: Somebody told me that the pandemic would suddenly be over when Joe took office. I think it was a butt hurt republican.


Weird, i thought it was a starstruck democrat.

/Nobody meant it would simply vanish though...
//But you knew that.
///You knew that right?
 
Azz [TotalFark]
2021-02-23 1:13:24 AM  

fark'emfeed'emfish: How many flu deaths have there been since... Say 1900?

Seasonal counts are used for many crucial reasons when we track medicine using "science."

[Fark user image image 425x639]


Most people who drink bleach die and yet you're still alive. Can't explain that
 
2021-02-23 1:14:25 AM  

FarkQued: CNN Headline if Trump had done same.


Trump would have had to have been an inherently different person to have expressed any kind of acknowledgement, much less regret, that 500,000 people had died of the disease. So what would the CNN Headline have been? I can't answer that.
 
2021-02-23 1:20:59 AM  

MaudlinMutantMollusk: Remember that guy who told us there wouldn't be more than 250,000?

/Yeah...


It is what it is.
 
2021-02-23 1:24:23 AM  

fark'emfeed'emfish: solokumba: Somebody told me that the pandemic would suddenly be over when Joe took office. I think it was a butt hurt republican.

Weird, i thought it was a starstruck democrat.

/Nobody meant it would simply vanish though...
//But you knew that.
///You knew that right?


You could explain what you theories. Don't know what you mean by starstruck or democrat?

Please proceed in your explanation.
 
2021-02-23 1:26:44 AM  

Azz: fark'emfeed'emfish: How many flu deaths have there been since... Say 1900?

Seasonal counts are used for many crucial reasons when we track medicine using "science."

[Fark user image image 425x639]

Most people who drink bleach die and yet you're still alive. Can't explain that


Is this more liberal science, or fo you need an updated script?
Fark user imageView Full Size

https://science.howstuffworks.com/scie​nce-vs-myth/what-if/what-if-drink-blea​ch.htm

...and everyone dies with or without bleach.
 
2021-02-23 1:40:12 AM  

Herr Morgenstern: kab: NINEv2: Its soul crushing to think that the only reason that fat fark survived is due to a shiatload of experimental treatments.

It wouldn't be surprising to learn that he survived largely due to not actually having it in the first place.   "hey, lets pull a publicity stunt to downplay the perceived danger of the virus"  is absolutely something that administration would have thought was a good idea.

Eh, that feels a bit conspiracy theory to me, and I'm so tired of those. Not that it's impossible, I wouldn't put it past him, but I suspect it was just millions of tax dollars thrown at keeping him alive and healthy enough to stand up in from of cameras until he got over it.


We should be thankful that he had it and this stuff kept him alive. Despite Pence being a plank with a blank face painted on it, Trump's death would have martyred that party over the finish line.
 
2021-02-23 1:40:59 AM  

fark'emfeed'emfish: ...and everyone dies with or without bleach.


Please go on and give us all a taste of your prowess
 
2021-02-23 1:43:07 AM  

erik-k: NINEv2: The Dog Ate My Homework: It's ironic to think that if Trump had been a decent human being, he probably would have been re-elected, but he also never would have been elected in the first place.

Its soul crushing to think that the only reason that fat fark survived is due to a shiatload of experimental treatments while hundreds of thousands of good people died.

FTFY :(


You ain't wrong dude/tte. You ain't wrong.
 
2021-02-23 1:50:10 AM  
The vaccine rollout better start speeding up or that grim total is going to keep climbing like a motherfarker.
 
2021-02-23 1:56:46 AM  

fragMasterFlash: The vaccine rollout better start speeding up or that grim total is going to keep climbing like a motherfarker.


We will soon see who the real leaders are in this country will we not? So far it ain't looking good for red states. Unless you are rich and live in rich communities.
 
2021-02-23 2:00:25 AM  

xanthippe: [YouTube video: Seasons of Love - Rent (Music Video)]


Everybody in that damn film was too old, maybe except Rosario Dawson.  They need to all be 18-24 year olds.
 
Azz [TotalFark]
2021-02-23 2:01:13 AM  

fark'emfeed'emfish: Azz: fark'emfeed'emfish: How many flu deaths have there been since... Say 1900?

Seasonal counts are used for many crucial reasons when we track medicine using "science."

[Fark user image image 425x639]

Most people who drink bleach die and yet you're still alive. Can't explain that

Is this more liberal science, or fo you need an updated script?[Fark user image image 425x735]
https://science.howstuffworks.com/scie​nce-vs-myth/what-if/what-if-drink-blea​ch.htm

...and everyone dies with or without bleach.


My point was you're a farking idiot spouting conspiracy theories. Bleached brain and all.
 
2021-02-23 2:03:50 AM  
I'd say it's peculiar that The Trolls would show up on a thread like this, but unfortunately this is the highlight of their day. They are such miserable creatures that they know, upon their passing, no one will mourn their departure, so the only way they can compensate for their life of meaninglessness is by attempting to get someone, ANYONE, to simply acknowledge their wretched existence. I believe that to be the definition of "pathetic".
 
2021-02-23 2:09:25 AM  

Keyser_Soze_Death: Time to let the heeling begin.


Underrated comment.
 
2021-02-23 2:10:47 AM  

Azz: fark'emfeed'emfish: Azz: fark'emfeed'emfish: How many flu deaths have there been since... Say 1900?

Seasonal counts are used for many crucial reasons when we track medicine using "science."

[Fark user image image 425x639]

Most people who drink bleach die and yet you're still alive. Can't explain that

Is this more liberal science, or fo you need an updated script?[Fark user image image 425x735]
https://science.howstuffworks.com/scie​nce-vs-myth/what-if/what-if-drink-blea​ch.htm

...and everyone dies with or without bleach.

My point was you're a farking idiot spouting conspiracy theories. Bleached brain and all.


Which one was the conspiracy?

A) the fact that we have seasonal counts for every other illness
B) that we used to track medicine using science?
C)
Fark user imageView Full Size

https://www.who.int/news/item/20-01-20​21-who-information-notice-for-ivd-user​s-2020-05
 
2021-02-23 2:18:13 AM  
A) it's nice having a respectful and respectable figurehead running the nation.

B) please stop talking about Trump.
 
Azz [TotalFark]
2021-02-23 2:18:14 AM  

fark'emfeed'emfish: Azz: fark'emfeed'emfish: Azz: fark'emfeed'emfish: How many flu deaths have there been since... Say 1900?

Seasonal counts are used for many crucial reasons when we track medicine using "science."

[Fark user image image 425x639]

Most people who drink bleach die and yet you're still alive. Can't explain that

Is this more liberal science, or fo you need an updated script?[Fark user image image 425x735]
https://science.howstuffworks.com/scie​nce-vs-myth/what-if/what-if-drink-blea​ch.htm

...and everyone dies with or without bleach.

My point was you're a farking idiot spouting conspiracy theories. Bleached brain and all.

Which one was the conspiracy?

A) the fact that we have seasonal counts for every other illness
B) that we used to track medicine using science?
C)[Fark user image image 425x237]
https://www.who.int/news/item/20-01-20​21-who-information-notice-for-ivd-user​s-2020-05


The one which poisoned your brain so much that you became a piece of shiat whose only purpose is to downplay covid and dance on the graves of all those who died.

I'm surprised you didn't bring up hammer accidents. Useless farking imbecile.
 
2021-02-23 2:21:10 AM  

dericwater: codergirl42: MaudlinMutantMollusk: Remember that guy who told us there wouldn't be more than 250,000?

/Yeah...

"Dr." Drew, "Dr." Phil or Dr. Pepper?

Who was that attorney who first claimed 500 deaths, then upped it to 5,000 deaths, then to 50,000 deaths? The first time was because he said he made a math mistake and missed the decimal point or something. Yeah, what's his claim now?


Do you even know the first thing about lawyering? You're a terrible lawyer - Roger Stone probably
 
2021-02-23 2:24:14 AM  

fark'emfeed'emfish: B) that we used to track medicine using science?


Can't wait for the answer.
Waiting.
 
2021-02-23 2:31:05 AM  
Didn't they have a bell ringing slowly ringing? I thought I heard it on the tv and thought they should snuff one candle for every bell hit. I think it would have made an impact on people.
 
2021-02-23 2:41:20 AM  

fark'emfeed'emfish: Azz: fark'emfeed'emfish: Azz: fark'emfeed'emfish: How many flu deaths have there been since... Say 1900?

Seasonal counts are used for many crucial reasons when we track medicine using "science."

[Fark user image image 425x639]

Most people who drink bleach die and yet you're still alive. Can't explain that

Is this more liberal science, or fo you need an updated script?[Fark user image image 425x735]
https://science.howstuffworks.com/scie​nce-vs-myth/what-if/what-if-drink-blea​ch.htm

...and everyone dies with or without bleach.

My point was you're a farking idiot spouting conspiracy theories. Bleached brain and all.

Which one was the conspiracy?

A) the fact that we have seasonal counts for every other illness
B) that we used to track medicine using science?
C)[Fark user image 425x237]
https://www.who.int/news/item/20-01-20​21-who-information-notice-for-ivd-user​s-2020-05


You never answer anything do you? You just post screen shots from unnamed sources that most people with a bit of intellect would find it immature and filled with fake bravado of what you think political discussions are about. It's really sad. Who is your hero? Please tell. Not that you won't be laughed at.
 
Azz [TotalFark]
2021-02-23 2:43:08 AM  

solokumba: fark'emfeed'emfish: Azz: fark'emfeed'emfish: Azz: fark'emfeed'emfish: How many flu deaths have there been since... Say 1900?

Seasonal counts are used for many crucial reasons when we track medicine using "science."

[Fark user image image 425x639]

Most people who drink bleach die and yet you're still alive. Can't explain that

Is this more liberal science, or fo you need an updated script?[Fark user image image 425x735]
https://science.howstuffworks.com/scie​nce-vs-myth/what-if/what-if-drink-blea​ch.htm

...and everyone dies with or without bleach.

My point was you're a farking idiot spouting conspiracy theories. Bleached brain and all.

Which one was the conspiracy?

A) the fact that we have seasonal counts for every other illness
B) that we used to track medicine using science?
C)[Fark user image 425x237]
https://www.who.int/news/item/20-01-20​21-who-information-notice-for-ivd-user​s-2020-05

You never answer anything do you? You just post screen shots from unnamed sources that most people with a bit of intellect would find it immature and filled with fake bravado of what you think political discussions are about. It's really sad. Who is your hero? Please tell. Not that you won't be laughed at.


It's clear he beats off to videos of Ben Shapiro, Steven Crowder and Tim Pool. But then again, maybe not. Maybe they are played out and there's someone new his ilk worships. Someone even more imbecilic and edgy. A new denizen among 'actually' incels who is five foot two and has an even higher pitched voice and an even greater Napoleon complex than Shapiro.

Because fark compassion and empathy. He'd rather be a dick.
 
2021-02-23 2:45:11 AM  

Azz: solokumba: fark'emfeed'emfish: Azz: fark'emfeed'emfish: Azz: fark'emfeed'emfish: How many flu deaths have there been since... Say 1900?

Seasonal counts are used for many crucial reasons when we track medicine using "science."

[Fark user image image 425x639]

Most people who drink bleach die and yet you're still alive. Can't explain that

Is this more liberal science, or fo you need an updated script?[Fark user image image 425x735]
https://science.howstuffworks.com/scie​nce-vs-myth/what-if/what-if-drink-blea​ch.htm

...and everyone dies with or without bleach.

My point was you're a farking idiot spouting conspiracy theories. Bleached brain and all.

Which one was the conspiracy?

A) the fact that we have seasonal counts for every other illness
B) that we used to track medicine using science?
C)[Fark user image 425x237]
https://www.who.int/news/item/20-01-20​21-who-information-notice-for-ivd-user​s-2020-05

You never answer anything do you? You just post screen shots from unnamed sources that most people with a bit of intellect would find it immature and filled with fake bravado of what you think political discussions are about. It's really sad. Who is your hero? Please tell. Not that you won't be laughed at.

It's clear he beats off to videos of Ben Shapiro, Steven Crowder and Tim Pool. But then again, maybe not. Maybe they are played out and there's someone new his ilk worships. Someone even more imbecilic and edgy. A new denizen among 'actually' incels who is five foot two and has an even higher pitched voice and an even greater Napoleon complex than Shapiro.

Because fark compassion and empathy. He'd rather be a dick.


Wow.
 
2021-02-23 3:05:09 AM  
Cruz lit the candles, burn the WH!!! Oh. Somebody cover our azzes please. Hello?
 
2021-02-23 3:33:42 AM  

Cornelis de Gyselaer: emtwo: My Sober Alt: I am now glad I didn't post a rant about how terrible candles are in the thread right below this one.

But please, don't try lighting 500 candles at home.

I've never thought about it, but I expect they've taken great lengths to make sure the White House doesn't burn down...again.

There's absolutely nothing wrong with candles.

Not only that this may have saved lives in Texas
Just watch the monoxide buildup

[YouTube video: Candle Powered Air Heater - DIY Radiant Space Heater - flower pot heater - Easy DIY]


That's ingenious.  Rigging up 2 or 3 of those in a smallish room could be quite effective.
 
2021-02-23 4:29:42 AM  

solokumba: Somebody told me that the pandemic would suddenly be over when Joe took office. I think it was a butt hurt republican.


Taking a page from Trump there.

Trump said something along the lines of "the media will stop talking about Covid after the election" inferring that it wasn't such a big deal and that the press were just being alarmist in order to hurt him.

Lies and madness, obviously.
 
2021-02-23 4:44:31 AM  

fark'emfeed'emfish: solokumba: Somebody told me that the pandemic would suddenly be over when Joe took office. I think it was a butt hurt republican.

Weird, i thought it was a starstruck democrat.

/Nobody meant it would simply vanish though...
//But you knew that.
///You knew that right?


Wrong. No takesie backsies are granted on your previous lies. Attempted retcon denied.

Right wing plague rats, and you here in particular, were absolutely *adamant* that as soon as the election was over, the media would stop reporting about it, because they only cared about covid because it was part of the conspiracy of apparently literally everyone and everything to make Trump look like a horrible person (as opposed to the obvious truth that he is).

Then that did not happen because that was not reflective of reality.

As case numbers kept exploding and we were losing a 9/11 of Trump murder victims a day, the new fantasy became "as soon as the demmycrats is in power the media will stop reporting about it."

Now here we are starting our second month with sane adults in charge and it turns out *that* wasn't the reason it stays in the news either, so now you're trying to shift to "nuh uh we never said they'd stop talking about it."

Don't you people ****ing realize that other people independently remember what you said previously? This is adorable when it's a 4 year old child telling mommy she didn't take the chocolate that she just now moved to holding behind her back on AFV, not so much when it's an adult with a personality disorder trying to gaslight people.
 
2021-02-23 6:00:18 AM  

codergirl42: "Dr." Drew, "Dr." Phil or Dr. Pepper?


Doctor who?
 
2021-02-23 6:03:00 AM  
More empathy in one moment than in Donald Trump's four years lifetime.
 
2021-02-23 6:38:23 AM  

solokumba: Somebody told me that the pandemic would suddenly be over when Joe took office. I think it was a butt hurt republican.


Yup. I heard the same thing from several Republicans. Now the same ones are telling me that of COURSE it's still around: it's going to be how the Democrats take full control of the country.
 
2021-02-23 6:57:16 AM  

Jeebus Saves: Wow.  What a touching tribute.  Do they have a magnet of this I can put on the back of my car?


Who hurt you?
 
2021-02-23 7:02:07 AM  

fark'emfeed'emfish: How many flu deaths have there been since... Say 1900?

Seasonal counts are used for many crucial reasons when we track medicine using "science."


This is one of the dumbest spin I've ever heard.

Imagine demanding "seasonal counts" for a disease that hasn't been around for multiple years yet. Then putting science in scary quotation marks because you don't understand how a calendar works. That's a brain that doorknobs are too complicated.
 
2021-02-23 7:55:44 AM  

Unright: fark'emfeed'emfish: How many flu deaths have there been since... Say 1900?

Seasonal counts are used for many crucial reasons when we track medicine using "science."

This is one of the dumbest spin I've ever heard.

Imagine demanding "seasonal counts" for a disease that hasn't been around for multiple years yet. Then putting science in scary quotation marks because you don't understand how a calendar works. That's a brain that doorknobs are too complicated.


It's what fark'em's been reduced to. I think its brain finally broke. The troll was quite active mid-last-year, first arguing "iT's JuSt ThE fLu" until the deaths started stacking up too high for even it to try to argue that point, then went on a tear about how masks don't work for a while. Every thread it would get its ass handed to it again and again and again. I haven't seen anyone owned that hard since Kunta Kintae. I particularly liked the threads where it would rage quit, or the ones where it would just start spewing out nonsense to such a degree that all of a sudden all its posts would vanish and then there'd be a seven-day period where we wouldn't hear from it. I though it was gone, but here it is again, trying to make some vague semblance of a point about seasonal rates. It's sadder than normal, but stands as evidence that the mentally unhinged and poorly educated probably shouldn't be allowed access to the internet.
 
2021-02-23 8:13:28 AM  
So, how long until one of the usual suspects finishes his in depth "investigation" into this photo and makes the "stunning" accusation that there are only 496 candles in the picture, which obviously means the number of deaths is being made up by the fake news media who can't even keep their own story straight.
 
2021-02-23 8:36:40 AM  

MaudlinMutantMollusk: Remember that guy who told us there wouldn't be more than 250,000?

/Yeah...


No.

I'd rather we forget him.

(Let's not forget the lesson, though)
 
2021-02-23 8:37:07 AM  

fark'emfeed'emfish: Seasonal counts are used for many crucial reasons when we track medicine using "science."


OK, I'll play.

It's clear that the COVID-19 "season" mirrors the influenza one, so we'll split at May 1

cdc.govView Full Size


(Data from Worldometer)

Deaths in first COVID-19 season (inception to 1-May-2020) in the US: 67369
Deaths in Second COVID-19 season (1-May-2020 to present): 454,224* (Season not yet complete)

Deaths per flu season 2010 to present have ranged from 12,000 (2011-2012) to 61000 (2017-2018)
Average deaths per influenzaseason since 2010-present is 35,900.
Average deaths per COVID-19 season since inception: 260,800.
 
2021-02-23 8:37:27 AM  

solokumba: Somebody told me that the pandemic would suddenly be over when Joe took office. I think it was a butt hurt republican.


I heard he went to Mexico to get that butt hurt treated.
 
2021-02-23 8:45:12 AM  

FarkQued: Kioto and Paris accords are not being followed, burning that much wax at one time may significantly warm or change the climate!

CNN Headline if Trump had done same.

When do we hear the real death numbers from China, India, Russia?


Your attempt at deflection has been noted.
 
2021-02-23 8:46:21 AM  

codergirl42: MaudlinMutantMollusk: Remember that guy who told us there wouldn't be more than 250,000?

/Yeah...

"Dr." Drew, "Dr." Phil or Dr. Pepper?


Please, dont let it be Dr Teeth.
 
2021-02-23 8:56:15 AM  

foo monkey: MaudlinMutantMollusk: Remember that guy who told us there wouldn't be more than 250,000?

/Yeah...

https://www.washingtonpost.com/video/p​olitics/40-times-trump-said-the-corona​virus-would-go-away/2020/04/30/d259331​2-9593-4ec2-aff7-72c1438fca0e_video.ht​ml

Like a miracle.  Without a vaccine.  It's dying out.  It will go away.


Drink bleach and inject light
 
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