Social Distancing NYC No Phux Given!

So I'm here at pier 45 in NYC and people are caring less and less about the social distancing thing.  The lawn is PACKED with sun worshipers by the hundreds just laying around, drinking from open containers and smoking weed in front of the cops.  No drama yet. 

A good dose of sunlight and a few swigs of Pine-Sol and they're protected.

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It's happening everywhere.

Governors can issue all the orders they like, but if people choose not to comply in large enough numbers, there is fuck all they can do about it.

https://www.forbes.com/sites/johnkoetsier/2020/05/01/apple-data-shows-shelter-in-place-is-ending-whether-governments-want-it-to-or-not/#5f12c1d36fb5

Apple Data Shows Shelter-In-Place Is Ending, Whether Governments Want It To Or Not

Bye-bye shelter-in-place. Hello re-opening.

Apple’s Mobility Trends report shows that traffic in the US and other countries like Germany has pretty much doubled in the past three weeks. It had been down up to 72%. And location data provider Foursquare says that gas and fast food visits are back to pre-COVID-19 levels in the American Midwest.

Rural areas are following the same pattern.

“Gas station traffic has returned to pre-COVID-19 levels in the Midwest, and in rural areas throughout the country,” Foursquare said yesterday in a blog post. “Foot traffic to quick service restaurants (QSRs) has risen over the past several weeks.”

Whether governments, medical professionals, and scientists want it to or not, people seem tired of the shutdown and eager to get back to some semblance of normal life.

Another sign of the impending return to normal?

Grocery store visits are down to normal levels, after being 30-40% higher than normal in late March as people tried to stock up for a long shutdown.

While the Apple data is measured by people searching Apple Maps for directions, the Foursquare data is captured by people actually visiting locations. 13 million Americans have granted the company permission to capture their data and use it in privacy-safe ways.

While more people are going more places, it hasn’t impacted a number of hard-hit industries just yet.:

Gyms: still down 65-69%
Clothing stores: still down 72%
Furniture stores: still down 56-60%
Movie theaters: still down 75%

Nail salons, on the other hand, are “only” down 38-42%, and hotels in the Midwest are down just 49%, compared to a 63-70% decline in other regions.

Interestingly, as Apple’s data from Canada shows, while driving and walking are edging back up to normal levels, people are avoiding transit, which is still down 79% from pre-Coronavirus levels. Driving by yourself is safe, apparently, but sitting in a bus or on a train with hundreds of others is not.

“People are feeling the itch to get back to the real world,” Foursquare says. “As officials begin the process of relaxing some business restrictions, we’re starting to see upticks in foot traffic to various places. This is true across regions, regardless of state-specific policies.”

A lot of people are sick of it.. no pun intended.

 

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I went to Menards today and it was completely packed, the entire parking lot was full. They have a rule there that you cannot go in unless you are wearing a mask, so everyone had a mask on and they were going about their lives.

yeah ppl are pretty much acting normal but with masks on here

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The only thing that ever closed were restaurants, small businesses, and any type of group events. Everyone was just herded into big box and grocery stores. Now after 6-8 weeks of being herded into those stores my state will start requiring a mask on May 11th lmfao. It’s literally the silliest shit I’ve ever seen. Are people really this stupid that they think wearing a mask 2 months later is necessary? The whole thing is mind boggling. 

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StringerBell - 

So I'm here at pier 45 in NYC and people are caring less and less about the social distancing thing.  The lawn is PACKED with sun worshipers by the hundreds just laying around, drinking from open containers and smoking weed in front of the cops.  No drama yet. 


NY


DY2 - 
StringerBell - 

So I'm here at pier 45 in NYC and people are caring less and less about the social distancing thing.  The lawn is PACKED with sun worshipers by the hundreds just laying around, drinking from open containers and smoking weed in front of the cops.  No drama yet. 


NY



SEE WHAT YOU MADE THEM DO TEXAS?!!!!!!

it's interesting

 

i wonder if the world would be better if we call collectivelly took off for 1 month.

community was packed.  It was great seeing people get out and get vitamin D and fresh air

now Im on FB groups watching losers cry to eachother about it all.  lol 

CuddleBug - I went to Menards today and it was completely packed, the entire parking lot was full. They have a rule there that you cannot go in unless you are wearing a mask, so everyone had a mask on and they were going about their lives.

Yeah, they tried to sell me a mask at the door and I turned around and went to Home Depot across the street.  

they are already rioting at costco new rochelle

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StringerBell - 

So I'm here at pier 45 in NYC and people are caring less and less about the social distancing thing.  The lawn is PACKED with sun worshipers by the hundreds just laying around, drinking from open containers and smoking weed in front of the cops.  No drama yet. 


NY


Hahaa!. Holy shit.   You were right next to me then.   We're you around when the lieutenant and about 30 officers  congregated on that pier earlier and then the police chopper came in VERY low over the sun worshipers sideways?

StringerBell -

So I'm here at pier 45 in NYC and people are caring less and less about the social distancing thing.  The lawn is PACKED with sun worshipers by the hundreds just laying around, drinking from open containers and smoking weed in front of the cops.  No drama yet. 

Sunlight kills Coronavirus and cbd shortens the flu so win win!

Steve4192 - It's happening everywhere.

Governors can issue all the orders they like, but if people choose not to comply in large enough numbers, there is fuck all they can do about it.

https://www.forbes.com/sites/johnkoetsier/2020/05/01/apple-data-shows-shelter-in-place-is-ending-whether-governments-want-it-to-or-not/#5f12c1d36fb5

Apple Data Shows Shelter-In-Place Is Ending, Whether Governments Want It To Or Not

Bye-bye shelter-in-place. Hello re-opening.

Apple’s Mobility Trends report shows that traffic in the US and other countries like Germany has pretty much doubled in the past three weeks. It had been down up to 72%. And location data provider Foursquare says that gas and fast food visits are back to pre-COVID-19 levels in the American Midwest.

Rural areas are following the same pattern.

“Gas station traffic has returned to pre-COVID-19 levels in the Midwest, and in rural areas throughout the country,” Foursquare said yesterday in a blog post. “Foot traffic to quick service restaurants (QSRs) has risen over the past several weeks.”

Whether governments, medical professionals, and scientists want it to or not, people seem tired of the shutdown and eager to get back to some semblance of normal life.

Another sign of the impending return to normal?

Grocery store visits are down to normal levels, after being 30-40% higher than normal in late March as people tried to stock up for a long shutdown.

While the Apple data is measured by people searching Apple Maps for directions, the Foursquare data is captured by people actually visiting locations. 13 million Americans have granted the company permission to capture their data and use it in privacy-safe ways.

While more people are going more places, it hasn’t impacted a number of hard-hit industries just yet.:

Gyms: still down 65-69%
Clothing stores: still down 72%
Furniture stores: still down 56-60%
Movie theaters: still down 75%

Nail salons, on the other hand, are “only” down 38-42%, and hotels in the Midwest are down just 49%, compared to a 63-70% decline in other regions.

Interestingly, as Apple’s data from Canada shows, while driving and walking are edging back up to normal levels, people are avoiding transit, which is still down 79% from pre-Coronavirus levels. Driving by yourself is safe, apparently, but sitting in a bus or on a train with hundreds of others is not.

“People are feeling the itch to get back to the real world,” Foursquare says. “As officials begin the process of relaxing some business restrictions, we’re starting to see upticks in foot traffic to various places. This is true across regions, regardless of state-specific policies.”

"Gyms: still down 65-69%"

The fuck?

They're down 100% in the Northeast!!!!

Awesome

Maybe they are drinking their daily shot of Lysol? 

GrindOnLine - 

Maybe they are drinking their daily shot of Lysol? 


Clorox wipe suppositories IMO....

Not surprised. There was only a certain amount of time people were going to stay locked up in their homes in fear.

 

And maybe people have also started to realize they've been going to Walmart, home Depot, costco, etc and are still not dead so hanging around outside they will be fine.