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Re: as useless as...
« Reply #180 on: June 23, 2020, 05:12:02 PM »
I had no way of knowing I had had it until I took the antibody test. I'm sure many are in the same boat.

Well, maybe that should be listed as one of the cons of where you live.   ;D

Were you totally asymptomatic? And didn't you get a nasal swab test?
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Re: as useless as...
« Reply #181 on: June 23, 2020, 05:13:50 PM »
Well, maybe that should be listed as one of the cons of where you live.   ;D

Were you totally asymptomatic? And didn't you get a nasal swab test?
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Re: as useless as...
« Reply #182 on: June 23, 2020, 05:29:08 PM »
So we have established that antibody tests belong in the hypothetical useful thread.
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Re: as useless as...
« Reply #183 on: June 23, 2020, 05:30:18 PM »
That shouldn't be the case. My office window A/C unit is pretty useless without the pedestal fan in front of it, circulating the air/blowing it in the right direction. The major problem with window A/C units is that all the sensors are right there at the source.
that's what ThincEco NYC / Modlet was for

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Re: as useless as...
« Reply #184 on: June 23, 2020, 05:32:15 PM »
I've been waiting over 5 years with bated breath for someone to say that!
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Re: as useless as...
« Reply #185 on: June 23, 2020, 05:33:06 PM »
that's what ThincEco NYC / Modlet was for

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That's just for earning Amazon Gift cards and in order to be able to the AC on and off remotely.
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Re: as useless as...
« Reply #186 on: June 23, 2020, 05:35:07 PM »
Definitely a pro of where you live.

Had you lived in Corona Heights you'd have had not doubt that you had it.
FTFYx2
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Re: as useless as...
« Reply #187 on: June 23, 2020, 05:40:18 PM »
FTFYx2
Yup. IINM the Rebbe once spoke about the fact that the name of the neighborhood means כתר עליון! Though it is also known fondly by it's nickname כאן צוה (ה' את הברכה) though I'm not sure if that comes from the Rebbe.

Which is why you are confined to limited outdoor minyanim, while even 770 is fully open. And while you (might) feel confident about not getting killed by COVID-19, your community at large doesn't have the same confidence that we have in the Jewish neighborhoods of Brooklyn.

And circling back to my original post that brought up this discussion. If 1,000 people in any Jewish neighborhood in Brooklyn got an antibody test, what benefit would it give? How about if the entire community you live in (I didn't use a number because I have no clue about the size) had an antibody test, what would be the benefit?
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Re: as useless as...
« Reply #188 on: June 23, 2020, 05:48:29 PM »
Yup. IINM the Rebbe once spoke about the fact that the name of the neighborhood means כתר עליון!

Which is why you are confined to limited outdoor minyanim, while even 770 is fully open. And while you (might) feel confident about not getting killed by COVID-19, your community at large doesn't have the same confidence that we have in the Jewish neighborhoods of Brooklyn.

And circling back to my original post that brought up this discussion. If 1,000 people in any Jewish neighborhood in Brooklyn got an antibody test, what benefit would it give? How about if the entire community you live in (I didn't use a number because I have no clue about the size) had an antibody test, what would be the benefit?
So because CH already lost greats like R' Groner, R' Schwei, R' Friedman, and so many more, that's a pro?
The test is a benefit for anyone unsure that wants to live and travel without major anxiety. I didn't say there's a communal benefit.
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Re: as useless as...
« Reply #189 on: June 23, 2020, 05:48:42 PM »
Yup. IINM the Rebbe once spoke about the fact that the name of the neighborhood means כתר עליון! Though it is also known fondly by it's nickname כאן צוה (ה' את הברכה) though I'm not sure if that comes from the Rebbe.

Which is why you are confined to limited outdoor minyanim, while even 770 is fully open. And while you (might) feel confident about not getting killed by COVID-19, your community at large doesn't have the same confidence that we have in the Jewish neighborhoods of Brooklyn.

And circling back to my original post that brought up this discussion. If 1,000 people in any Jewish neighborhood in Brooklyn got an antibody test, what benefit would it give? How about if the entire community you live in (I didn't use a number because I have no clue about the size) had an antibody test, what would be the benefit?
What about the asymptomatic 65 YO?

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Re: as useless as...
« Reply #190 on: June 23, 2020, 06:13:58 PM »
Not that I'm aware of, but even if they did, that still doesn't explain any usefulness for an adult.
Staff I guess. And there may be workplaces that request it, or relatives who will visit if you have them...?
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Re: as useless as...
« Reply #191 on: June 23, 2020, 06:31:33 PM »
So because CH already lost greats like R' Groner, R' Schwei, R' Friedman, and so many more, that's a pro?

Those greats are intertwined with Crown Heights. Would they be who they were if they would be living in CLE? But that's besides the point. I'm not dwelling on any historical facts. I'm also not denying that the Jewish neighborhoods of NY were hit hard, and given the choice of avoiding that hard hit in exchange for living in fear of a flare up, I don't know and am not going to speculate what anyone's choice might have been (not that the choice was given to anyone, as YOU more than anyone else are aware, this thing was spreading before anyone even could contemplate whether they have a choice, and arguably all of those losses were already incubating by the time Shabbos Zachor came and anyone started thinking about restrictions).

The test is a benefit for anyone unsure that wants to live and travel without major anxiety. I didn't say there's a communal benefit.
Did I say communal benefit? I'm talking about the benefit or lack thereof to each individual taking the test. And don't forget that:
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Re: as useless as...
« Reply #193 on: June 24, 2020, 10:43:48 AM »
Wasn't there a video circulating of a guy thanking a Chissidish fellow for saving his life through plasma donations?

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Re: as useless as...
« Reply #194 on: June 24, 2020, 10:50:38 AM »
The test is a benefit for anyone unsure that wants to live and travel without major anxiety.

Tell us a little more about that travel benefit. Is that related to the UPS method?
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Re: as useless as...
« Reply #195 on: June 24, 2020, 11:09:14 AM »
...trying to get any thread back on topic after it's been infected with Covid.
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Re: as useless as...
« Reply #196 on: June 24, 2020, 03:51:50 PM »
...trying to get any thread back on topic.
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Re: as useless as...
« Reply #197 on: June 24, 2020, 05:11:45 PM »
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Re: as useless as...
« Reply #198 on: June 24, 2020, 09:08:06 PM »
the word "literally"
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Re: as useless as...
« Reply #199 on: June 24, 2020, 09:14:19 PM »
The מוסר רייד from the Floridian to the foolhardy New Yorkers in every other thread.