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double00

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no worries! the essential shortage was created by a terror attack, or russian mafia, or however we care to frame that .

tragedy of the commons is like a grad school fridge that never gets cleaned. or overfishing. or accumulation of trash on everest. etc.

but, adjacent may apply, idk? not trying to sharpshoot but i think is misapplied. $.02 !
 

Piobaire

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I can't remember the last time i put gas in my car. A month? 6 weeks maybe.
I remember what that was like when I was retired. Now I have to tank up every three weeks or so.
 

edinatlanta

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Ive become a grandparent. Only several decades early.

Have an iPhone for work AND I CAN NOT FIGURE IT OUT. Everything is just slightly different from my android so i get frustrated and yell to myself WHAT WAS WRONG WITH THE OLD PHONE
 

Texasmade

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Ive become a grandparent. Only several decades early.

Have an iPhone for work AND I CAN NOT FIGURE IT OUT. Everything is just slightly different from my android so i get frustrated and yell to myself WHAT WAS WRONG WITH THE OLD PHONE
Ask @Piobaire what it's like being old. He can give you some pointers to cope. It'll probably have something to do with tendies though.
 

jcman311

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the shortage was created mostly by panic buying. had people continued normal buying habits, there would be no shortage since alternative supply would have covered the gap until the pipeline came back online.
See TP, March 2020.
 

edinatlanta

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Ooooh, this was metaphoric. Almost had a heart attack thinking Ed had reproduced. That was like an asteroid near-miss event
How dumb must one be to think "a woman allowed Ed to procreate".

@HRoi-level dumb.
 

HRoi

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I was in the process of waking up and read it without brain fully engaged. I was wide awake after that 😳
 

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70% of gas stations in my area are out of gas. I quickly figured out to stay in the left lane on a main road because there are lines backed up onto the street at every station.

I've been watching the progression at the relatively small Circle K near me. Yesterday morning my wife suggested I fill up. I went at lunch and only had to wait for 1 car. On my way home from work, maybe 5 cars in line. Not really spilling out onto the road yet. On the way to work this morning, 3-5 cars each way in the street, plus whatever in the lot. On the way home, there were at least 30 total cars.

I'm glad I took my wife's advice even though I still had half a tank. Tragedy of the commons.
Gas stations in the area already have tanker trucks re-filling them around here. All these people rushed out and filled cans and trash bags like a bunch of sheep.
 

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