Poll

Do you wear a mask when you leave your house?

US - No, what's the point?
US - Yes, but only inside places or when there are crowds
US - Yes, always
ROTW - No, what's the point?
ROTW - Yes, but only inside places or when there are crowds
ROTW - Yes, always
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Re: Do you wear a mask in public?
« Reply #30 on: July 08, 2020, 02:32:37 pm »
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Re: Do you wear a mask in public?
« Reply #31 on: July 08, 2020, 02:44:32 pm »
I'm heartened to see that all of our US folks are wearing masks. Goes to show that Languishites are the ones to follow. ^_^


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Re: Do you wear a mask in public?
« Reply #32 on: July 08, 2020, 04:50:47 pm »
Mandatory in my county as of 10 minutes from now. But I voted the second option. I had been picking and choosing where I wore it, but now you gotta wear one in every retail establishment.
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Re: Do you wear a mask in public?
« Reply #33 on: July 08, 2020, 05:44:15 pm »
Given the constant discussion of how important it is to wear a mask - and the regular discourse on social media arguing its efficacy - I wondered where you all stand on this.
when it is mandatory for me to do so, and where I am likely to encounter a crowd and not be able to keep my distances.  It's not like the virus jumps 20' to someone's else's arm before moving to their mouth.  And I avoid retail stores even more than I used to before.

And I'm not judging anyone for wearing a mask or not.
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Re: Do you wear a mask in public?
« Reply #34 on: July 08, 2020, 05:55:17 pm »
Do shops and such where you live refuse service to unmasked people?  I have yet to see an unmasked person turned away from a place that has a sign requiring masking.
no, about 1 in 4 are wearing a mask in public, it seems to be increasing.But there ain't any cases over here.  And since during summer we're pretty much a tourist destination with every spot closed, there ain't much foreigners.
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Re: Do you wear a mask in public?
« Reply #35 on: July 08, 2020, 05:57:46 pm »
Yes, always, unless I'm in a car.  Simpler to just always have it on than to fiddle with it constantly.
you're not supposed to remove it and put it back in place without first cleaning it anyway.  I'm bad at following these rules.  <sigh>
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Re: Do you wear a mask in public?
« Reply #36 on: July 08, 2020, 06:26:27 pm »
I wear a mask outside, at work, and with other people because I am not a whiny bitch.

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Re: Do you wear a mask in public?
« Reply #37 on: July 08, 2020, 06:26:41 pm »
No, it's not required anywhere and the government has said it's not needed and that it probably won't help.

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Re: Do you wear a mask in public?
« Reply #38 on: July 08, 2020, 08:16:54 pm »
No, it's not required anywhere and the government has said it's not needed and that it probably won't help.

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Same here. There's a weird UK and Nordics thing where we're still getting messages like that - and from the scientific bits of government - that they are really not much use. I don't get it and think they need to be coming out far more strongly for masks like the rest of the world.

Here they're only required if you're on public transport - but it's not always enforced.

I wear a mask if I'm in an enclosed place where I can't socially distance - shops, public transport, cafes etc. I don't wear anything if I'm just walking on the streets.
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Re: Do you wear a mask in public?
« Reply #39 on: July 08, 2020, 11:38:22 pm »
I wear if going to a public establishment as it is a mandate in city. But if just out walking my dog, no. I do have one on hand with me at all times.
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Re: Do you wear a mask in public?
« Reply #40 on: Today at 01:35:03 am »
No, it's not required anywhere and the government has said it's not needed and that it probably won't help.

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Same here. There's a weird UK and Nordics thing where we're still getting messages like that - and from the scientific bits of government - that they are really not much use. I don't get it and think they need to be coming out far more strongly for masks like the rest of the world.

Here they're only required if you're on public transport - but it's not always enforced.

I wear a mask if I'm in an enclosed place where I can't socially distance - shops, public transport, cafes etc. I don't wear anything if I'm just walking on the streets.

Yes, when it comes to pandemics there is really no point in listening to scientists when you can enact populist stuff instead. For less densely populated places like Sweden and other Nordic countries the masks might not make a difference, I don't know the particulars of it, but I do trust our scientists over our politicians when it comes to, you know, science.

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Re: Do you wear a mask in public?
« Reply #41 on: Today at 01:54:31 am »
The weird thing with Sweden is its living population density isn't that low. It may even be bigger than the UK for most of the population. In even small towns blocks of flats are common.
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Re: Do you wear a mask in public?
« Reply #42 on: Today at 01:57:23 am »
No, it's not required anywhere and the government has said it's not needed and that it probably won't help.

lolwut?
Same here. There's a weird UK and Nordics thing where we're still getting messages like that - and from the scientific bits of government - that they are really not much use. I don't get it and think they need to be coming out far more strongly for masks like the rest of the world.

Here they're only required if you're on public transport - but it's not always enforced.

I wear a mask if I'm in an enclosed place where I can't socially distance - shops, public transport, cafes etc. I don't wear anything if I'm just walking on the streets.

Yes, when it comes to pandemics there is really no point in listening to scientists when you can enact populist stuff instead. For less densely populated places like Sweden and other Nordic countries the masks might not make a difference, I don't know the particulars of it, but I do trust our scientists over our politicians when it comes to, you know, science.

I guess no Swede is ever in a building with anyone else? :bleeding: