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nadinbrzezinski Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Apr-30-09 12:18 AM
Response to Reply #81
Edited on Thu Apr-30-09 12:42 AM by nadinbrzezinski
read the following

IF this makes you afraid, I am sorry; if you need to belittle the factual information on posts, so be it

By the by, I have family in mexico, they are fine, developing a fine case of cabin fever, and your point?

By the way if you have an issue with DATA coming from CDC, or WHO, that is your issue

So you'd take it more seriously if I said this is the pig brigade, thrown by the Mexican Airforce on La Gloria in El Perote, after the flu was cooked by CDC labs wiht the help of Roche Labs?

Sorry if I don't wear a tinfoil hat, and at this point SHARING information

IF information scares you, it is your problem at this point. Feel free to ignore the threads...

Just remember to wash hands, stash some food and listen to local authorities, What is coming, not that I'd know a thing or two since I helped write a very early draft of the emergency plan I am seeing implemented down there, don't be too surprised

Yes my dear, ours has very similar elements and... sequence of events

Hells bells school districts are closing

For example

Denial is not just a river in egypt...
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  -So...Is phase 5 the "Quick, go buy out the grocery store" phase? Junkdrawer  Apr-29-09 03:57 PM   #0 
  - Not yet.... but I'm certainly no fool and am taking this thing seriously.  lamp_shade   Apr-29-09 03:59 PM   #1 
  - No, but you're supposed to have emergency supplies as a matter of course...  brooklynite   Apr-29-09 03:59 PM   #2 
  - Exactly. Be prepared.  GreenPartyVoter   Apr-29-09 04:08 PM   #22 
     - That message would be SO much easier to get across if we had a PREPAREDNESS FORUM here at DU...  MercutioATC   Apr-29-09 04:17 PM   #29 
        - Gosh, yeh, that request was put in LAST hurricane season.  madeline_con   Apr-29-09 05:48 PM   #68 
  - What would a person panic buy?  TheCowsCameHome   Apr-29-09 03:59 PM   #3 
  - It's a safe bet that it won't be...  -..__...   Apr-29-09 04:00 PM   #9 
  - Why not? This is not a food borne illness  nadinbrzezinski   Apr-29-09 04:14 PM   #27 
  - I'm well aware of that... (I should have used the "sarcasm" tag).  -..__...   Apr-29-09 04:24 PM   #38 
  - Granted, we mostly don't eat pork  nadinbrzezinski   Apr-29-09 04:29 PM   #47 
     - I could survive off of bacon alone!  -..__...   Apr-29-09 05:04 PM   #59 
        - me too!  The Hope Mobile   Apr-30-09 10:30 AM   #129 
  - Maybe not,  Delphinus   Apr-30-09 05:58 AM   #118 
  - Then we shouldn't eat birds or humans either...unless well cooked nt  jbnow   Apr-30-09 04:19 AM   #108 
  - Toilet paper, milk, and bread  Tangerine LaBamba   Apr-29-09 04:01 PM   #10 
  - The things they SHOULD have already stocked...  MercutioATC   Apr-29-09 04:25 PM   #40 
     - But I have all those things on hand ........  Tangerine LaBamba   Apr-29-09 04:27 PM   #45 
     - Then you're a "prepper" without even trying.  MercutioATC   Apr-29-09 04:32 PM   #51 
     - otoh, some people still have several 50-# bags of rice from the great rice scare of ought-eight.  Hannah Bell   Apr-30-09 05:40 AM   #113 
     - Not everyone is like that though. I try to be.  Shell Beau   Apr-29-09 07:04 PM   #82 
     - If you have to go out of your way to buy toilet paper, I'd say you're running a rather shabby home.  TankLV   Apr-29-09 10:04 PM   #97 
     - Other items in that list are optional too  muriel_volestrangler   Apr-30-09 06:39 AM   #120 
     - Completely agree - if people would think about it for a moment  DeschutesRiver   Apr-29-09 08:49 PM   #91 
        - Hell, just buy some rice and some Spaghettios.  MercutioATC   Apr-29-09 09:05 PM   #92 
           - That is what stymies me on this issue - it seems like a no brainer  DeschutesRiver   Apr-29-09 09:29 PM   #94 
              - Exactly. It's smart and it's easy.  MercutioATC   Apr-29-09 09:43 PM   #95 
  - When we have winter weather coming...  DCKit   Apr-29-09 04:27 PM   #43 
  - Bread and bottled water are popular, too.  amandabeech   Apr-29-09 04:45 PM   #57 
  - panic buyers by things they don't really need.  HillbillyBob   Apr-29-09 04:27 PM   #44 
  - Tampons  Tangerine LaBamba   Apr-29-09 04:35 PM   #53 
  - You go, girl  Missy Vixen   Apr-29-09 04:41 PM   #55 
     - I was gonna say  Tangerine LaBamba   Apr-29-09 04:43 PM   #56 
        - Tabloids are ABSOLUTELY essential during a pandemic!  Missy Vixen   Apr-29-09 05:08 PM   #61 
           - Good ideas ............  Tangerine LaBamba   Apr-29-09 05:12 PM   #63 
  - We try to keep most of this on hand after going through  HillbillyBob   Apr-29-09 06:25 PM   #74 
  - Better yet, What Would Jesus Panic Buy?  Sabriel   Apr-29-09 04:47 PM   #58 
  - A fish, a loaf, some water .......  Tangerine LaBamba   Apr-29-09 06:10 PM   #71 
  - bucket, step ladder, potted plant, ice cream, and melon baller  TorchTheWitch   Apr-29-09 05:17 PM   #66 
  - "... melon baller."  Tangerine LaBamba   Apr-29-09 06:10 PM   #72 
  - but of course!  TorchTheWitch   Apr-30-09 02:04 AM   #102 
  - oh, and a lawn chair!!!  TorchTheWitch   Apr-30-09 02:08 AM   #104 
     - You're RIGHT!  Tangerine LaBamba   Apr-30-09 09:57 AM   #124 
  - Its too late to buy guns and ammo - The rednecks already have that market cornered  Optical.Catalyst   Apr-30-09 05:50 AM   #115 
  - Oh, sheesh.... I hope not.  SacredCow   Apr-29-09 03:59 PM   #4 
  - I'd hope people had the foresight to prepare for something like this years ago. But  Mike 03   Apr-29-09 03:59 PM   #5 
  - Some people have more brains than dollars, aka, struggling already.  EFerrari   Apr-29-09 04:04 PM   #20 
  - But I already ate all that stuff I stocked up  ashling   Apr-29-09 04:09 PM   #23 
     - Exactly. There's no shame in buying up what you need now.  JVS   Apr-29-09 04:19 PM   #34 
        - How does "stocking up on food" help with Swine Flu?  KoKo   Apr-29-09 06:46 PM   #77 
           - Apparently the idea is that if there's a major outbreak, you can avoid the  Individualist   Apr-29-09 08:18 PM   #87 
           - When the GREAT DEATH comes,  Tangerine LaBamba   Apr-30-09 09:59 AM   #126 
  - What would I need  Tangerine LaBamba   Apr-29-09 03:59 PM   #6 
  - When they call for a snow storm, milk, bread, and canned goods...  Junkdrawer   Apr-29-09 04:04 PM   #19 
     - Quarantine?  Tangerine LaBamba   Apr-29-09 04:17 PM   #28 
        - I agree, but you must admit we're much closer now than with the....  Junkdrawer   Apr-29-09 04:19 PM   #33 
           - No, I don't agree ............  Tangerine LaBamba   Apr-29-09 04:22 PM   #37 
           - We're also in the early days of this, so let's hope the numbers stay low. nt  Justyce   Apr-29-09 04:24 PM   #39 
              - I find it encouraging that  Tangerine LaBamba   Apr-29-09 04:28 PM   #46 
                 - Very encouraging, but  Justyce   Apr-29-09 04:33 PM   #52 
           - No, we're not  NeedleCast   Apr-29-09 04:25 PM   #41 
           - Hello -  Tangerine LaBamba   Apr-29-09 04:29 PM   #48 
           - actually, no we are not  northernlights   Apr-29-09 05:59 PM   #69 
              - Well this is many versions in one...2 swines, an avian and a human flu  jbnow   Apr-30-09 04:43 AM   # 
  - Probably depends on if your area has any H1N1 cases yet.  Justyce   Apr-29-09 04:00 PM   #7 
  - Yes. Buy spam and put it under your easy chair, since you still have tuna/dry milk under your bed  uppityperson   Apr-29-09 04:00 PM   #8 
  - Oh yeah the tuna under the bed - sheesh, I'd forgotten that  LaurenG   Apr-29-09 04:03 PM   #16 
  - Not that I know of.  ananda   Apr-29-09 04:01 PM   #11 
  - Yep, the best time to stock up on supplies to get one thru a pandemic  stopbush   Apr-29-09 04:02 PM   #12 
  - duct tape and platic sheeting. Cover your head in the plastic sheeting and tape it around your neck  NightWatcher   Apr-29-09 04:02 PM   #13 
  - .  Barack_America   Apr-29-09 04:04 PM   #18 
  - !  FiveGoodMen   Apr-29-09 04:30 PM   #49 
  - Used to be you should have emergency supplies for 3 days.  Stellabella   Apr-29-09 04:03 PM   #14 
  - Why would you have to stock up on water for pig flu?  HarukaTheTrophyWife   Apr-29-09 08:16 PM   #86 
     - I did a "huh??" on that one, then realized they were reciting the generic emergency preparations w/o  Oak2004   Apr-30-09 02:51 AM   #105 
     - In case all the utility operators die in the pandemic, or the precious infected bodily fluids  Hannah Bell   Apr-30-09 05:45 AM   #114 
  - The cdc is now saying to have a two week supply  Mojorabbit   Apr-29-09 04:03 PM   #15 
  - I would call it the "stock up for 2 weeks" phase.  phantom power   Apr-29-09 04:03 PM   #17 
  - Is the "Get Set" before "Panic!"  TechBear_Seattle   Apr-29-09 04:08 PM   #21 
  - All it will take is some "helpful" local news anchor reading the CDC recommendation...  Junkdrawer   Apr-29-09 04:10 PM   #25 
  - *Shrug* I have to go grocery shopping this week anyway  TechBear_Seattle   Apr-29-09 04:18 PM   #32 
     - We went away this weekend, so we're low on some things....  Junkdrawer   Apr-29-09 04:20 PM   #36 
        - All clear in Pittsburgh...  Junkdrawer   Apr-29-09 06:19 PM   #73 
        - How does this help one survive from Swine Flu? Unless you're stocking up on Chicken Soup?  KoKo   Apr-29-09 06:47 PM   #78 
           - Canned Tuna under the bed focuses the body's healing powers....  Junkdrawer   Apr-29-09 06:50 PM   #79 
           - oh my...  KoKo   Apr-29-09 06:53 PM   #80 
           - I live alone and I know what it is like trying to survive while very sick  TechBear_Seattle   Apr-29-09 08:07 PM   #84 
              - Hey, I just read the book! It actually didn't disappear, kept popping up  Hannah Bell   Apr-30-09 05:56 AM   #117 
                 - Yeah, but only in isolated cases  TechBear_Seattle   Apr-30-09 08:18 AM   #122 
  - First panic. Then overreact. nt  JerseygirlCT   Apr-29-09 08:49 PM   #90 
  - For the media, it is  Oak2004   Apr-30-09 03:32 AM   #107 
     - Yup, I am paying minimal attention to the media on this  TechBear_Seattle   Apr-30-09 08:23 AM   #123 
  - I'm prepared  Wednesdays   Apr-29-09 04:09 PM   #24 
  - FOOL!!!!!!!!!! YOU THINK YOU'RE SAFE????????  Tangerine LaBamba   Apr-29-09 04:17 PM   #31 
  - Given the CDC has guidelines that do include  nadinbrzezinski   Apr-29-09 04:13 PM   #26 
  - Nadine...I realize you've been in the 'rescue business' ...but  KoKo   Apr-29-09 06:57 PM   #81 
     - wtf?  eShirl   Apr-29-09 09:43 PM   #96 
     - I'm trained as an emergency program manager (never worked at it)  Oak2004   Apr-29-09 11:42 PM   #98 
     - thanks...  nadinbrzezinski   Apr-30-09 12:13 AM   #99 
     - Whoa. Your post needs to be an OP  crispini   Apr-30-09 05:35 AM   #112 
     - STANDARD INFO IS PANIC INDUCING  nadinbrzezinski   Apr-30-09 12:18 AM   #101 
     - She is posting normal information on an important topic.  Marrah_G   Apr-30-09 10:07 AM   #127 
  - yay, it's like Y2K all over again  ProgressiveFool   Apr-29-09 04:17 PM   #30 
  - You mock us?  Generator   Apr-29-09 08:44 PM   #89 
     - If you have to throw away your old emergency suppliues you're doing it wrong.  Oak2004   Apr-30-09 12:15 AM   #100 
        - The only special thing I did for that was take some money  nadinbrzezinski   Apr-30-09 02:08 AM   #103 
  - A friend that lives near Tomball went to WalMart and they had no more  Catherine Vincent   Apr-29-09 04:19 PM   #35 
  - I got six handles of Rum, I'm prepared  NeedleCast   Apr-29-09 04:26 PM   #42 
  - My stash ..........  Tangerine LaBamba   Apr-29-09 04:30 PM   #50 
  - You won't need much food  FarCenter   Apr-29-09 04:37 PM   #54 
  - Powdered Gatorade mix.  MercutioATC   Apr-29-09 06:06 PM   #70 
  - I just bought Bananas, onions, chips, hair gel, blue cheese, some kind of seafood dip I am eating  SeeHopeWin   Apr-29-09 05:06 PM   #60 
  - I imagine that hair gel tastes great with seafood dip.  TheCowsCameHome   Apr-29-09 05:45 PM   #67 
  - anything I don't have I can order next-day delivery from's grocery section  eShirl   Apr-29-09 05:11 PM   #62 
  - Now we know why the duck wasn't released  me b zola   Apr-29-09 05:12 PM   #64 
  - Vitamin D  Pithy   Apr-29-09 05:16 PM   #65 
  - I stocked up on wine, cat treats, and diet Coke. nt  Lisa0825   Apr-29-09 06:42 PM   #75 
  - I don't think it's about "Food." It's about "Call your Doc and get the latest Big Pharma Cure...  KoKo   Apr-29-09 06:45 PM   #76 
  - I panic-bought Season 1 of Burn Notice  Sabriel   Apr-29-09 07:16 PM   #83 
  - La Fin du Monde  Art_from_Ark   Apr-30-09 04:43 AM   #109 
     - I figured two six-packs would do it. n/t  Sabriel   Apr-30-09 09:58 AM   #125 
  - it's duct tape and saran wrap time.  leftofthedial   Apr-29-09 08:12 PM   #85 
  - Don't forget the tuna under the bed  Generator   Apr-29-09 08:39 PM   #88 
     - It all seems so surreal now.  leftofthedial   Apr-29-09 09:20 PM   #93 
        - There was also the rice scare - remember? and the peak oil scare  Hannah Bell   Apr-30-09 05:51 AM   #116 
  - well, Im not going to panic  Mari333   Apr-30-09 02:56 AM   #106 
  - OMG I GOTTA GO PLUNDER THE STORE!  JVS   Apr-30-09 05:23 AM   #110 
  - the one thing a panic is good for...The Economy.  and-justice-for-all   Apr-30-09 05:33 AM   #111 
  - More like the "check if your international flight has been cancelled" stage  muriel_volestrangler   Apr-30-09 06:24 AM   #119 
  - I've had a well-stocked pantry..  sendero   Apr-30-09 06:43 AM   #121 
  - DVD Rentals  bikebloke   Apr-30-09 10:24 AM   #128 

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