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Here in my region on Brazil things are very stagnant, cases are staying at almost constant figures. My university is doubling down on keeping everyone safe and having us learning from a distance(which is really crappy) while our federal government is trying it's best to pretending nothing is wrong.
Because of this i have basically lost my first year of university and i'm pretty sure i'll lose this year aswell, i'm really dissapointed that i'm probably going to lose half of what grown-ups call 'the best period of your life'.

A lot of people have died because of the holidays. For some reason many folks here decided that going to parties was okay in christmas and we're still dealing with the fallout from that. A lot of my relatives started taking this thing more seriously after the deaths though.

Last week they started vaccinating people over 90 in my town. Hope this goes somewhere.

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kakanara wrote:Here in my region on Brazil things are very stagnant, cases are staying at almost constant figures. My university is doubling down on keeping everyone safe and having us learning from a distance(which is really crappy) while our federal government is trying it's best to pretending nothing is wrong.
Because of this i have basically lost my first year of university and i'm pretty sure i'll lose this year aswell, i'm really dissapointed that i'm probably going to lose half of what grown-ups call 'the best period of your life'.

A lot of people have died because of the holidays. For some reason many folks here decided that going to parties was okay in christmas and we're still dealing with the fallout from that. A lot of my relatives started taking this thing more seriously after the deaths though.

Last week they started vaccinating people over 90 in my town. Hope this goes somewhere.


Hang in there! I am going through the same thing, plus I am in my mid 30's going for an engineering degree. Things were tough for even before the pandemic. I decided cutting down to 3/4 time would be beneficial since I cannot be on campus to get the extra help needed.

But yeah, try to find some positives. For me, it's less time commuting which is always a plus!

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kakanara wrote:Here in my region on Brazil things are very stagnant, cases are staying at almost constant figures. My university is doubling down on keeping everyone safe and having us learning from a distance(which is really crappy) while our federal government is trying it's best to pretending nothing is wrong.
Because of this i have basically lost my first year of university and i'm pretty sure i'll lose this year aswell, i'm really dissapointed that i'm probably going to lose half of what grown-ups call 'the best period of your life'.

A lot of people have died because of the holidays. For some reason many folks here decided that going to parties was okay in christmas and we're still dealing with the fallout from that. A lot of my relatives started taking this thing more seriously after the deaths though.

Last week they started vaccinating people over 90 in my town. Hope this goes somewhere.


Hang in there! I am going through the same thing, plus I am in my mid 30's going for an engineering degree. Things were already tough for me, even before the pandemic. I decided cutting down to 3/4 time would be beneficial since I cannot be on campus to get the extra help needed.

But yeah, try to find some positives. For me, it's less time commuting which is always a plus!

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kakanara wrote:Here in my region on Brazil things are very stagnant, cases are staying at almost constant figures. My university is doubling down on keeping everyone safe and having us learning from a distance(which is really crappy) while our federal government is trying it's best to pretending nothing is wrong.
Because of this i have basically lost my first year of university and i'm pretty sure i'll lose this year aswell, i'm really dissapointed that i'm probably going to lose half of what grown-ups call 'the best period of your life'.

A lot of people have died because of the holidays. For some reason many folks here decided that going to parties was okay in christmas and we're still dealing with the fallout from that. A lot of my relatives started taking this thing more seriously after the deaths though.

Last week they started vaccinating people over 90 in my town. Hope this goes somewhere.


Hang in there! I am going through the same thing, plus I am in my mid 30's going for an engineering degree. Things were tough for even before the pandemic. I decided cutting down to 3/4 time would be beneficial since I cannot be on campus to get the extra help needed.

But yeah, try to find some positives. For me, it's less time commuting which is always a plus!


Man, that's being pretty hard for me, my house is the place where i am the most unproductive, i have not met anyone in my university that i can talk to, and commuting was the best part of my days before this mess.
I guess i'm thankful that no one from my close family has died, that my parents still have their jobs and that i managed to get into university at all (i really wouldn't want to get through the entrance exams in quarantine), but the positive feelings from these good things kinda lost their effect in the first 8 months of so of the lockdown.
I think a lot of it comes down to the type of person you are. I'm a really 'outside person', and i always did my productive work outside of my home (i was even planning on moving my music stuff to campus so i'd be more productive at music!), so the current situation really hits all my weaknesses hard.

edit: hahaha, look at me complaining like an angry teen. ughhh. Good luck on your studies too, i chose computer science over computer engineering cause it was easier hahaha

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Ze gret reset vill be wot ze be vonting ours stakeholder capitalismus iz goid yaar.
Ven ve hav remov-d zenuff sand bagz ve vill takez over ze verld.

You vill own nothing and yoo vill be happy.

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Elwyn_Hayseed wrote:Ze gret reset vill be wot ze be vonting ours stakeholder capitalismus iz goid yaar.
Ven ve hav remov-d zenuff sand bagz ve vill takez over ze verld.

Is this Dutch?
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NorthSaturnian wrote:
Elwyn_Hayseed wrote:Ze gret reset vill be wot ze be vonting ours stakeholder capitalismus iz goid yaar.
Ven ve hav remov-d zenuff sand bagz ve vill takez over ze verld.

Is this Dutch?


it is english. watch this https://youtu.be/u5pxhSnDr4U , you should recognize the voice
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NorthSaturnian wrote:
Elwyn_Hayseed wrote:Ze gret reset vill be wot ze be vonting ours stakeholder capitalismus iz goid yaar.
Ven ve hav remov-d zenuff sand bagz ve vill takez over ze verld.

Is this Dutch?


it is english. watch this https://youtu.be/u5pxhSnDr4U , you should recognize the voice

This gives off TH vibes
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Sorry to sound crass, not my intention, I suspect the whole virus (while up there in severity with other virulent influenza outbreaks of yesteryear) is being used for a potential world government to challenge personal freedom and ownership, currently at the stage of freedom of movement. While not funny, the main proponents of this make me laugh, kinda like you might laugh at a bond villain (illogical, contradictory with no regard to personal choice and concepts like informed consent).
Family and friends effected by the vaccinations and loss of my business has made me suddenly rational and suspicious of hypocritical NGO speeches. To many conversations with coincidence theorists, corvidiots and provaxxers testing the patience.

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Go ahead and tell me that BoC didn't predict all of this.
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If the allegiance is there (which I believe it is not difficult to surmise), it will all be intrinsically linked together.
On a cellular level. From predictions to platforms, ideologies to manifestations. The window of opportunity spoken about and the waiting for the right crisis. You only have to look around and really say what you see without falling into the partiality trap to know who is being targeted on all levels/platforms. To be able to predict anything with much foresight requires either insight that has to be given/received or requires knowledge of simple future planning, to "engineer" something requires formulas using mathmatical predictions, needed to reach the predictive (desired) results.
If the saying is true: proper planning prevents a poor perfomance, then I no longer believe in coincidences.

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I was thinking, it is too obvious it's almost cringey, but at the same time, some communication should be as strict as possible. If someone is saying "We must do this", then, we will be doing this. Seems like some people, finally have taken things in their hands and more so, seriously?
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Elwyn_Hayseed wrote:Sorry to sound crass, not my intention, I suspect the whole virus (while up there in severity with other virulent influenza outbreaks of yesteryear) is being used for a potential world government to challenge personal freedom and ownership, currently at the stage of freedom of movement. While not funny, the main proponents of this make me laugh, kinda like you might laugh at a bond villain (illogical, contradictory with no regard to personal choice and concepts like informed consent).
Family and friends effected by the vaccinations and loss of my business has made me suddenly rational and suspicious of hypocritical NGO speeches. To many conversations with coincidence theorists, corvidiots and provaxxers testing the patience.

What do you think we should do about the virus instead of lockdowns, social distancing(which restrict freedom of movement) and vaccinations(which restrict freedom of choice) then? People are stupid. I have seen so many die because they decided to aglomerate for christmas. Our local government recently choose to prioritize the economy and 'freedom' over the containment of the virus and it has blown up in our face, to the point where the at capacity hospitals have installed security to stop ambulances from other towns dropping their sick off here.
These restrictions are necessary. I doubt governments aren't going to take advantage of them but that doesn't change the fact that they are mandatory if we don't want to live the next 10 years with covid.

edit: forgot to mention i live in brazil, where there's like 5 new variants basically spreading everywhere, so that also made things much worse. Now coming to a country near you!

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Elwyn_Hayseed wrote:If the allegiance is there (which I believe it is not difficult to surmise), it will all be intrinsically linked together.
On a cellular level. From predictions to platforms, ideologies to manifestations. The window of opportunity spoken about and the waiting for the right crisis. You only have to look around and really say what you see without falling into the partiality trap to know who is being targeted on all levels/platforms. To be able to predict anything with much foresight requires either insight that has to be given/received or requires knowledge of simple future planning, to "engineer" something requires formulas using mathmatical predictions, needed to reach the predictive (desired) results.
If the saying is true: proper planning prevents a poor perfomance, then I no longer believe in coincidences.

Absolutely, I agree 100%. I knew Boards of Canada were behind all of this.
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Governments don't need crisis response to grind people underfoot, they already have capitalism.

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Elwyn_Hayseed wrote:Sorry to sound crass, not my intention, I suspect the whole virus (while up there in severity with other virulent influenza outbreaks of yesteryear) is being used for a potential world government to challenge personal freedom and ownership, currently at the stage of freedom of movement. While not funny, the main proponents of this make me laugh, kinda like you might laugh at a bond villain (illogical, contradictory with no regard to personal choice and concepts like informed consent).
Family and friends effected by the vaccinations and loss of my business has made me suddenly rational and suspicious of hypocritical NGO speeches. To many conversations with coincidence theorists, corvidiots and provaxxers testing the patience.


I'm sorry, but it's hilarious to me that you think the powers that be need an excuse to restrict personal freedom.

The world is openly run by a small number of people who control more than half the world's wealth, they buy off governments, they already have most of us as wage slaves, and they have a huge percentage of people brainwashed enough to think that the system that makes them rich is the only possible way to live.

They don't need a virus, they've already won. And they don't need a world government, they have globalized capitalism and free trade agreements. It's all there in the open.

PS- a friend of mine lost both her father and cousin to COVID-19. Neither was particularly old.

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Elwyn_Hayseed wrote:Sorry to sound crass, not my intention, I suspect the whole virus (while up there in severity with other virulent influenza outbreaks of yesteryear) is being used for a potential world government to challenge personal freedom and ownership, currently at the stage of freedom of movement. While not funny, the main proponents of this make me laugh, kinda like you might laugh at a bond villain (illogical, contradictory with no regard to personal choice and concepts like informed consent).
Family and friends effected by the vaccinations and loss of my business has made me suddenly rational and suspicious of hypocritical NGO speeches. To many conversations with coincidence theorists, corvidiots and provaxxers testing the patience.

What do you think we should do about the virus instead of lockdowns, social distancing(which restrict freedom of movement) and vaccinations(which restrict freedom of choice) then? People are stupid. I have seen so many die because they decided to aglomerate for christmas. Our local government recently choose to prioritize the economy and 'freedom' over the containment of the virus and it has blown up in our face, to the point where the at capacity hospitals have installed security to stop ambulances from other towns dropping their sick off here.
These restrictions are necessary. I doubt governments aren't going to take advantage of them but that doesn't change the fact that they are mandatory if we don't want to live the next 10 years with covid.

edit: forgot to mention i live in brazil, where there's like 5 new variants basically spreading everywhere, so that also made things much worse. Now coming to a country near you!


The variant thing is basically how the government's can u-turn on previous promises of ending the lockdown. "build back better". Governments don't need to adhere to their own promises (in the UK we are fed "road map" out of Covid) because each time there is a new variant the virus is "fresh" on the scene (which still depends on trust in the information and information giver) All of it now is quite frankly absurd when you consider history, ie WMD/war on terror etc all of which is practically impossible to verify when the narrative is owned by these pre-planners in the present time where decision making is pushed.
I simply cannot effectively decipher what is true and not true anymore as I have no way of verifying anything these perennial promise makers say.
It ALL depends on faith and trust IMO.
Its like asking yourself how many times does this person need to continue lying to me before I lose trust in his word.

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Elwyn_Hayseed wrote:Sorry to sound crass, not my intention, I suspect the whole virus (while up there in severity with other virulent influenza outbreaks of yesteryear) is being used for a potential world government to challenge personal freedom and ownership, currently at the stage of freedom of movement. While not funny, the main proponents of this make me laugh, kinda like you might laugh at a bond villain (illogical, contradictory with no regard to personal choice and concepts like informed consent).
Family and friends effected by the vaccinations and loss of my business has made me suddenly rational and suspicious of hypocritical NGO speeches. To many conversations with coincidence theorists, corvidiots and provaxxers testing the patience.


I'm sorry, but it's hilarious to me that you think the powers that be need an excuse to restrict personal freedom.

The world is openly run by a small number of people who control more than half the world's wealth, they buy off governments, they already have most of us as wage slaves, and they have a huge percentage of people brainwashed enough to think that the system that makes them rich is the only possible way to live.

They don't need a virus, they've already won. And they don't need a world government, they have globalized capitalism and free trade agreements. It's all there in the open.

PS- a friend of mine lost both her father and cousin to COVID-19. Neither was particularly old.


They haven't won IMO because like ALL governments, they neither create economic prosperity nor do governments maintain infrastructure.
People are begining to question things on an unprecedented scale which I believe is the main drive behind these facist changes to societies, it shows all the hallmarks of fear to me. When your own countries alleged future King joins facists at the expense of securing the national safety of his countrymen history has always shown what comes next. I believe that to be brilliant news for anyone who truly loves his neighbor!

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The big lie needs maintaining all the time, it's about how 5% can keep 95% in the dark, ill informed and in perpetual fear. You can live in fear (become a slave) or you can live, abundantly.
We are living in the time where many things are being revealed, not to the few, to everyone!

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Would you care to discuss this with my 30 year old fit and active boss, off work with long COVID since Christmas and currently unable to walk across her front room without her heart rate going through the ceiling? Or perhaps my next door neighbour, whose mother and then father went into hospital and died of it within a week of each other? Or the doctor myself and Techboy both know who works in a Glasgow hospital and sent us all hands down the most chilling voicemail I've ever heard as he walked out his first COVID shift a year ago and pleaded with us all to get the people we loved indoors and stay there? Or the various people on this very forum who have suffered and continue to suffer from it?

'They' don't need COVID to fuck your freedoms. Not everything is a conspiracy. Or was the Black Death the work of the Illuminati too?
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