Coronadiaries, July 2020

Discussion in 'Free Range' started by Honey, Jul 2, 2020.

  1. CoolWife

    CoolWife Chicken

    Pin yes but you have to fail faceid first and some apps don’t let you use it.
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  2. Imabug1002

    Imabug1002 Chick pee

    I thought you could turn off faceID and turn on just the pin?
  3. CoolWife

    CoolWife Chicken

    Yeah but who thinks to do that before you go get groceries
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  4. Erie

    Erie Florida AF

    My phone has started recognizing me even with a mask on. Apparently if you type your PIN correctly enough times it learns.

    There is also a way to “train” it to read your face with a mask but I haven’t tried it.
  5. CoolWife

    CoolWife Chicken

    I tried to add an alternate appearance and it told me to take my mask off.
    It probably doesn’t help in my case that D and C1 pick up my phone all the time though.
  6. user4058

    user4058 Chicken

    Thank you guys! I've ordered biscotti, some italian cookie things, and via. @Honey those look really good but I can't have nuts in the house, I'll definitely pass that recipe off if any coworkers offer to add something though!

    I want to add something savory so I think I'm going to make cheese crisps.
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  7. Honey

    Honey Historian Staff Member

    A+ choice.
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  8. user4092

    user4092 Chicken

    J’s dad called him to complain about his phone service charging him too much. Said he had no idea why his bill skyrocketed and tried to blame J’s brother who is on the same plan. Turns out dear old dad been on his phone all day for four months with WiFi turned off.
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  9. Imabug1002

    Imabug1002 Chick pee

    We're doing a remote training session for work. A lady just quickly muted while she was talking and when she unmuted she says "sorry, my son just barged in because his chinchilla just had babies and he doesn't know what to do.:lol: The guy leading the training goes "well, congratulations I guess" and kept on with the training.
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  10. user63

    user63 Chicken


    When I start back at work, I'm thinking I'm going to need a pair of clothes for my commute (public transit womp womp) and a pair of clothes to change into while I'm at work so commuting germs don't go to the classroom, and work germs dont come home. Is that overkill? The thought of having to wash two sets of clothes per day when we don't have our own washer and dryer seems like a lot, but I'm not sure that there are really any other options.
  11. Zombie Llama

    Zombie Llama Ain't no corn bitch

    I think it is overkill. I would just strip and put your clothes in a bag as soon as you walk in the door at home. Then shower.

    I would also probably use a plastic purse that you can wipe down easily.
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  12. user63

    user63 Chicken

    Ok sounds good. Hopefully work doesn't make me change when I come in. We already had a policy about changing shoes (not strictly enforced for staff, but all the kids had to change to crocs or something when they came in).

    @ClamJam I don't have high hopes for people wearing masks in the train/bus. but who knows. There's just no other way for me to get to work. An uber is $30 each way+ tip :sad: I thought about riding a bike, but it's just not safe for me to do so.
  13. Zombie Llama

    Zombie Llama Ain't no corn bitch

    I would also stand, not sit, and maybe put on some gloves for the ride that you can toss as soon as you step outside the train. For me, it's psychological. The gloves (mine are blue) stop me from touching my face and my phone in higher risk locations.
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  14. Fitz

    Fitz Leslie Knope Monster

    Re: commuting safety, if I have to take a train or bus to work, should I change masks once I get to my office? If I'm in the office I wouldn't be masking since I don't share the space, but I'm thinking for the rare in-person events, walking through my building, or across campus, etc.
  15. Zombie Llama

    Zombie Llama Ain't no corn bitch

    I would, especially since you will be taking it on and off.
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  16. CoolWife

    CoolWife Chicken

    I probably would @Fitz. The problem wouldn’t be you continuing to wear it, but setting it down, touching it again, and whatever it touches when it’s off. Just pack a clean and dirty (ziploc or some other) bag. For on-campus walkabouts I’d just hang it on a hook or pushpin in the same place when you aren’t wearing it. Wash hands afterwards, etc.
    (Jeff Goldblum this pandemic is such a pain in the ass.)
  17. Lh718

    Lh718 Chicken

    For reference, this is what I do with my mask at work when I eat:
    If you have a spot where you can set the mask with the outside-facing surface down and just leave it til you need it, you're fine to use it again. The problem is in making sure the straps don't get under it and that you're putting it back on with the same side facing you.

    Re: changing clothes at work - not necessary. If it's not too hot, you can wear a light jacket or sweater that you can remove at work if it helps with peace of mind.
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  18. Zombie Llama

    Zombie Llama Ain't no corn bitch

    Personally, I think I would still change masks once I got to work. But I admit I am pretty paranoid and touch my face a ton.

    I have tried a bunch of masks and have some clear favorites if that would be helpful for anybody.
  19. Zombie Llama

    Zombie Llama Ain't no corn bitch

    Why would I change my mask after commuting? I touch my face and glasses a lot. I try not to, but I screw up sometimes. So after being on a train with people in close proximity breathing on me, I would want a fresh washable mask.
    Last edited: Jul 23, 2020
  20. Afishwish

    Afishwish Bramblebutt

    A local place is selling plague masks, hepa filters optional. It’s creepy, but I’m also delighted that someone thought to do this.
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  21. Afishwish

    Afishwish Bramblebutt

    Too soon.
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  22. MagnificentCat

    MagnificentCat Chicken

    I’m sad all over again.
  23. moose

    moose RINGWORM GIRL :(

    Aged like milk
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  24. nym711

    nym711 THIS IS MY LIFE NOW

    My birthday and S's birthday were/are on a Saturday, and this was suppose to be an amazing year :cry:
  25. Afishwish

    Afishwish Bramblebutt

    I feel this. We were supposed to go to Hawaii for my dad’s 70th, and do a fun travel adventure this summer for rooster’s 40th. Someday, right?