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(Forbes)   Turns out the most unpopular thing about vaccine passports is the name   (forbes.com) divider line
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2021-04-11 8:07:45 AM  
See also "defund the police"...
 
2021-04-11 8:12:28 AM  
So what name should we call it?
 
2021-04-11 8:17:45 AM  
Getting my first shot in a couple of hours, I've already got my passport figured out (I'll scrape off "some of")

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2021-04-11 8:17:58 AM  
My take from this article is that far right media profiting by dividing public opinion about sensible government policy is a threat to public health.
 
2021-04-11 8:19:22 AM  
I got a "Covid 19 Vaccination Record" card.  I don't know about you people, but I put mine in a thin leather wallet.  I flip it open all official like, as if it's a law enforcement commission; and use to to make citizens arrests.

It's helpful in all sorts of situations, and has improved my life.  I fined three guys using leaf blowers just yesterday.
 
2021-04-11 8:20:55 AM  
The reason right-wing politicians hate the idea of "vaccine passports" so much is because they don't want the morons they've been bleating "freedummmm!" to for the last year to suddenly have undeniable proof said politicians were at the front of the vaccine line.

Not that they haven't already done great job of cognitive dissonance with "the virus is fake and the vaccine is Soros Nanobots reprogramming your DNA to hate pro wrestling BUT we must bow facing Mar-a-Lago thrice daily to offer praise and thanks to our Perfect Orange God-King for inventing it while between golf holes."
 
2021-04-11 8:33:49 AM  

GRCooper: Getting my first shot in a couple of hours, I've already got my passport figured out (I'll scrape off "some of")

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2021-04-11 8:39:15 AM  
The International Certificate of Vaccination or Prophylaxis, also known as the Carte Jaune or Yellow Card is nothing new. Why would you think so?
Back in the day, in simple vernacular, "SHOT RECORD".
Is it possible to make this more emotionally charged for partisan purposes? Of course it is. Stay tuned for WORD WARS.
 
2021-04-11 9:00:35 AM  

snocone: The International Certificate of Vaccination or Prophylaxis, also known as the Carte Jaune or Yellow Card is nothing new. Why would you think so?
Back in the day, in simple vernacular, "SHOT RECORD".
Is it possible to make this more emotionally charged for partisan purposes? Of course it is. Stay tuned for WORD WARS.


I am so Frikking happy.
Reason being, I've been out of the military so long, I've forgotten what it is called. And on constant deployment status, I had to carry that farker everywhere, like a bricked cell phone, back in the day.
 
2021-04-11 9:04:48 AM  
I was at Menards yesterday when some lady stormed out screaming F bombs because they still require masks. She was ranting that she was already vaccinated.

I thought:
1) I don't believe you.
2) Prove it
3) You probably claim vaccine passports are the mark of the beast.
 
2021-04-11 9:10:46 AM  
Because humans are a bunch of semi-hairless psychotic apes things have to be named just so or we all freak out.
 
2021-04-11 9:24:00 AM  

BunkyBrewman: So what name should we call it?


BIDENPASS
 
2021-04-11 9:55:28 AM  

BunkyBrewman: So what name should we call it?


We should call them "Flag Passes", they are to prove you're not a filthy disease ridden foreigner, but a real American, because only real Americans can Flag Passes, unlike those countries that can't even afford them.

/flag passes will be available for all vaccinated people regardless immigration status.
//I don't know how deprogram the MAGAs, but I know how to spin their outrage.
 
2021-04-11 10:06:58 AM  

edmo: BunkyBrewman: So what name should we call it?

BIDENPASS


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2021-04-11 10:10:16 AM  
It's the 21st century and my vac card has no QR code no scannable way to prove jack shiate. I can get a copy of the card online, have your mom fill it out and say,'look I'm vaccinated'.

If it ain't digital it's worthless.
 
2021-04-11 10:14:02 AM  
If you're not vaccinated by August and you get Covid-19 then or after, you shouldn't be allowed into any hospital, not even a private concierge hospital.
 
2021-04-11 10:18:12 AM  
This might be the dumbest thing I've ever heard.  Oh yeah, 'Murica.
 
2021-04-11 10:19:00 AM  
The name is unpopular because that's what it's called. If you call it something else, right wing media will make that unpopular.
 
2021-04-11 10:19:08 AM  
Americans, the culture of judging a book by its cover only.
 
2021-04-11 10:19:46 AM  

BunkyBrewman: So what name should we call it?



'Where We Go 1 We Go All.' Ya know, everyone can go where they want and mingle with other people.

We can even give it a catchy acronym, like: WWG1WGA.
 
2021-04-11 10:20:33 AM  
"Happy Passports"?
 
2021-04-11 10:22:32 AM  
Yes, the anti-vaxxer plague rats would totally support this with a rebranding.

/s
//It's like they don't understand how propaganda works or something.
 
2021-04-11 10:22:42 AM  

tfresh: It's the 21st century and my vac card has no QR code no scannable way to prove jack shiate. I can get a copy of the card online, have your mom fill it out and say,'look I'm vaccinated'.

If it ain't digital it's worthless.


I binged The Serpent yesterday.  takes place in the mid 70s.  If you had a razorblade and a needle and thread, you could falsify a passport on your kitchen table.  It was laughable.
 
2021-04-11 10:22:57 AM  

RatBomb: "Happy Passports"?


Freedom Passports
 
2021-04-11 10:23:43 AM  
Re-brand it as a "Passport to Freedom" cause we love our freedoms.
 
2021-04-11 10:24:10 AM  

Purple_Urkle: If you're not vaccinated by August and you get Covid-19 then or after, you shouldn't be allowed into any hospital, not even a private concierge hospital.


Even the poor and minorities?! Once again they take the brunt.
 
2021-04-11 10:24:25 AM  
Who would have thought that a country where the vast majority of the people have never had (or needed) a passport would find the word "passport" intimidating?
 
2021-04-11 10:24:29 AM  

Tailspin Tommy: Re-brand it as a "Passport to Freedom" cause we love our freedoms.


Ha-ha!

I beat ya to the Submit button

Suck it
 
2021-04-11 10:24:34 AM  

tfresh: It's the 21st century and my vac card has no QR code no scannable way to prove jack shiate. I can get a copy of the card online, have your mom fill it out and say,'look I'm vaccinated'.

If it ain't digital it's worthless.


Mine has a barcode and MRN, HAR, and CSN medical numbers, all printed on a sticker with my name, DOB, age and sex that was placed over the name section of the CDC card.
 
2021-04-11 10:26:01 AM  

tricycleracer: tfresh: It's the 21st century and my vac card has no QR code no scannable way to prove jack shiate. I can get a copy of the card online, have your mom fill it out and say,'look I'm vaccinated'.

If it ain't digital it's worthless.

I binged The Serpent yesterday.  takes place in the mid 70s.  If you had a razorblade and a needle and thread, you could falsify a passport on your kitchen table.  It was laughable.


Arts and crafts in the 70s were much cooler than now. That's why the MacGyver reboot sucked.
 
2021-04-11 10:28:49 AM  
 
2021-04-11 10:30:11 AM  
Defund the passport is the worst slogan, what were they thinking?
 
2021-04-11 10:30:32 AM  

12349876: tfresh: It's the 21st century and my vac card has no QR code no scannable way to prove jack shiate. I can get a copy of the card online, have your mom fill it out and say,'look I'm vaccinated'.

If it ain't digital it's worthless.

Mine has a barcode and MRN, HAR, and CSN medical numbers, all printed on a sticker with my name, DOB, age and sex that was placed over the name section of the CDC card.


1) does anybody them link to a page that shows your vaccines or at least some kind of API that returns a flagged result?
2) why not?
 
2021-04-11 10:30:45 AM  
Vaccination Credential Initiative is underway. They're calling it a "Smart Healthcard." It may appear in a health app on your phone and as a secure paper form. It's going to happen regardless of what the pro-plague folks think.  My healthcare provider uses Epic, so I expect it to appear in the MyChart app someday.
 
2021-04-11 10:30:51 AM  

12349876: tfresh: It's the 21st century and my vac card has no QR code no scannable way to prove jack shiate. I can get a copy of the card online, have your mom fill it out and say,'look I'm vaccinated'.

If it ain't digital it's worthless.

Mine has a barcode and MRN, HAR, and CSN medical numbers, all printed on a sticker with my name, DOB, age and sex that was placed over the name section of the CDC card.


All I got was some xeroxed form from Walgreens, no CDC card.
 
2021-04-11 10:30:54 AM  
Any of them link. Stupid autocorrect.
 
2021-04-11 10:31:59 AM  

snocone: The International Certificate of Vaccination or Prophylaxis, also known as the Carte Jaune or Yellow Card is nothing new. Why would you think so?
Back in the day, in simple vernacular, "SHOT RECORD".
Is it possible to make this more emotionally charged for partisan purposes? Of course it is. Stay tuned for WORD WARS.


It's the product of this weird trend where simple words aren't good enough. Can't just have a shot card or an immunization certificate, it has to be a "passport" to make it sound important and adventurous. It can't just be "physical distancing" despite the fact that's what you're doing, it has to be "social distancing" because "social" is a cooler adjective and makes you think of social media. It's like a bunch of ad execs and marketing people ran out of real work to do.
 
2021-04-11 10:36:36 AM  

tfresh: It's the 21st century and my vac card has no QR code no scannable way to prove jack shiate. I can get a copy of the card online, have your mom fill it out and say,'look I'm vaccinated'.

If it ain't digital it's worthless.


QR codes are not magic. They're just a data format that's very easily machine-readable. The name, date, lot number, and site ID on my card are probably equivalent to the data a QR code might hold.

What any card really needs is a trusted verification - like you can enter all that data into a system and at least get a thumbs up that it matches data provided by the claimed vaccine administrator.

TSA boarding pass verification is not strengthened by having a barcode, it's strengthened by matching that barcode to data provided by the airlines. Anyone can make or alter a perfectly formed boarding pass if it doesn't get some external validation like that.
 
2021-04-11 10:37:06 AM  
"Why Vaccine Passports Would Be More Popular If We Just Called Them Something Else"

Knowing that a lot of low income are having a tough time getting vaccinated, I'd go for the unwieldy name, "I got lucky getting the vaccine, and I'm not a nut job anti-vaccer Passport".
 
2021-04-11 10:38:57 AM  
#VaxxedAndWaxed

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2021-04-11 10:39:23 AM  

tfresh: It's the 21st century and my vac card has no QR code no scannable way to prove jack shiate. I can get a copy of the card online, have your mom fill it out and say,'look I'm vaccinated'.

If it ain't digital it's worthless.


While I was filling out my 6th health history questionnaire of the year so far, I was wondering how many Billions of hours annually are wasted because the US doesn't have a Health ID card.
Also, not an exaggeration about health questionnaires.  1 for annual physical, one for new sleep Dr. I am seeing, 1 for heart test I had, one for the sleep study, and 2 for the Moderna COVID vaccinations. I am not counting the current symptom questionnaires that most of these also had. It's not just patients' time being wasted, it is the clerks, nurses, and doctors as well.  If you had a card with your medical history, current issues, current medications, and allergies each time you interacted with a provider they could create a personalized questionnaire that would cover current issues and why you are there that day.  Accuracy would be improved, lives would be saved, money could be used elsewhere.
But that would prevent Republicans from killing people so it won't happen while they still have power.
 
2021-04-11 10:40:55 AM  
I'm calling bullshiat. Sure changing the name brings it back into the conversation without baggage, but the reality is people don't want to get vaccinated and they don't want to face any reprecussions for not doing so. Simple as that. Typical american childishness, nothing new.
 
2021-04-11 10:41:13 AM  

KarmicDisaster: 12349876: tfresh: It's the 21st century and my vac card has no QR code no scannable way to prove jack shiate. I can get a copy of the card online, have your mom fill it out and say,'look I'm vaccinated'.

If it ain't digital it's worthless.

Mine has a barcode and MRN, HAR, and CSN medical numbers, all printed on a sticker with my name, DOB, age and sex that was placed over the name section of the CDC card.

All I got was some xeroxed form from Walgreens, no CDC card.


They must have run out.

To be fair, it'd be easy enough to get some card stock, print a blank card, and write in the info if you don't like the paper copy.
 
2021-04-11 10:43:30 AM  
Intelligence Test.

As in, Do you have proof you passed the Intelligence Test? Sure come right on in.
 
2021-04-11 10:44:54 AM  

BunkyBrewman: So what name should we call it?


papers
 
2021-04-11 10:45:15 AM  
What country - other than russia and somalia - would want shiathead trump things to come to their country and infect their people?

Perhaps they should rename the document as the "not a f*cking ashole" card.
 
2021-04-11 10:46:32 AM  
How about your "vaccination record"? You know? The one you've had since childhood?

This is just silly that some folks resist the very notion that they can be denied service unless they can prove they're not a danger to other people.
 
2021-04-11 10:49:24 AM  

tfresh: It's the 21st century and my vac card has no QR code no scannable way to prove jack shiate. I can get a copy of the card online, have your mom fill it out and say,'look I'm vaccinated'.

If it ain't digital it's worthless.


It should probably involve the blockchain (wanking motion). Everything is better with blockchain (wanking/ejaculation motion).
 
2021-04-11 10:49:26 AM  

Recoil Therapy: See also "defund the police"...


Then the Democrats abandoned justice over its name. Cool.
 
2021-04-11 10:49:50 AM  
Remember, these are the people that complain about "Political Correctness/Social Justice/Whatever gone too far" and how certain people are SOOOO sensitive over certain words.
 
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