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ZenHerper

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My auto mechanic and the manager of this particular station. Factual basis? The manager said "We are 1000 gallons down, and we don't plan on refilling when its empty."

So that's his personal decision about closing his station?

Which would be different from an actual shortage.

I could picture National Guard refueling trucks becoming a thing if either were to happen widely (like is done for water shortages).
 

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There is talk of gas stations here not refilling once they sell out of what they have in the tanks.

If that happens, I predict major civil unrest. If you take away food, water, electricity or gasoline, things go bad fast. Real fast.

Just filled up at Sams Club here in Maryland. It’s dropped again to $1.84/gallon.
 

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We were living in Tbilisi, Georgia in 2006 when Russia & Georgia were feuding (more than normal) and all gasoline stations ran out due to terrorist acts on the pipelines thst supplied Georgia. Natural gas lines were cut as well. Main electric lines were also cut. Doesn't take long for things to downhill fast. No gas, no power, no movement, no refridgeration.
 

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I filled up my hurricane season gas cans early. (For my generator)I needed to do it anyway and now I feel better about it.
We had an issue finding a restaurant to eat lunch and TD BANK was limiting cash withdrawals to $2,000.
(I wanted $2,500 to purchase an old motorcycle and had to get it from my Wells Fargo account)
I've had about enough of TD BANK. After this thing passes, I'm closing out that account.
Afterwards we went to Publix again and it is still full of most things to eat.
 

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I filled up my hurricane season gas cans early. (For my generator)I needed to do it anyway and now I feel better about it.
We had an issue finding a restaurant to eat lunch and TD BANK was limiting cash withdrawals to $2,000.
(I wanted $2,500 to purchase an old motorcycle and had to get it from my Wells Fargo account)
I've had about enough of TD BANK. After this thing passes, I'm closing out that account.
Afterwards we went to Publix again and it is still full of most things to eat.

....and “ABC” stores...fully stocked?
 

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Stock levels around me are "rolling"...Sunday there was no bread to be seen anywhere; today plenty of bread, canned goods pretty scarce.

What I recommend to my shop-from-home customers: If the store was out of things on their shopping list today, place another little order in 2-3 days. Most shopping services offer subscriptions that allow customers to shop without other fees, regardless of the number of items on their list, or the number of orders placed across the subscription's duration.

I found a number of things I needed to day in a small store that I thought might be a poor option, but it turned out to be not so bad...and people may have been driving past it thinking larger chains would be better off.

For anyone wanting to avoid being around the general public, call stores ahead and ask to speak to the manager in charge of the department you want to shop.
 

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A rusty, crusty, ancient Kawasaki Z1 might just cure the boredom.
Or kill you...

I just got my forks and shock re-done on my YZ250F, and planned on riding every day. There is a little oval track near my ranch and someone has been busy out there making all sorts of new hits connected by fun trails. But of course, Murphy has now jumped in... After an exceptionally dry winter, it has been raining hard here nearly every day for two weeks, and no end to the rain in sight. Unlike the South which drains very well even with feet of rain, if we get a half inch out here, everything turns into a mud bog for days.
 

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Or kill you...

I just got my forks and shock re-done on my YZ250F, and planned on riding every day. There is a little oval track near my ranch and someone has been busy out there making all sorts of new hits connected by fun trails. But of course, Murphy has now jumped in... After an exceptionally dry winter, it has been raining hard here nearly every day for two weeks, and no end to the rain in sight. Unlike the South which drains very well even with feet of rain, if we get a half inch out here, everything turns into a mud bog for days.
I can't do dirt bikes. My back can't handle them.
My last one was actually an enduro 1974 Suzuki TS 400.
One of my only non Kawasakis.
 

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Just like that...
All restaurants in Broward county were just ordered shut down immediately.
Glad I got those Fajitas!
Glad I tipped so well.
I really feel like a national lockdown is coming.
 

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I really feel like a national lockdown is coming.

Best to be safe now than really sorry in two weeks time. Lots of folks thinking it is silly and hype and over reaction. We are way behind the 8 Ball now, drastic measures required to break even, & flatten the curve.
 

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I really feel like a national lockdown is coming.
That is what I've heard. Inside source at the Pentagon. But they said it was going to happen Monday and it didn't. Seems to be a fluid situation with things changing by the minute.
 

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Not only are schools closed. But now all non essential school board employees are off next week.
I'm not sure why it's just next week. Or if this plan will change as needed.
The Walmart food market had lots of food and bread. And there was an almost organized line of people clamoring for a package of toilet paper from a just arrived shipment.
I've given away to my neighbors or dumped into my vehicles all of my left over hurricane gasoline reserve from the uneventful 2019 season.And have filled up my tanks with fresh fuel. If not needed for this crisis, itll simply become hurricane gasoline for the 2020 season. (For the generator)
I placed stabilizer in it. So it's good for a year.
Gas stations are clear and have no lines.
I still know no one that is sick in my circle of friends and family.
I hope everyone else is also well.
That's interesting. I use an addition to the gas in my 1990 dodge also but... What do you use to stabilize your gas for a year?
 

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I've actually been feeling pretty sick since yesterday. Went to the doctor this morning and lucky me it's not Corona, but tested positive for the flu!
I'm so happy you just have the flue...lucky you.???
 
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