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Old 05-21-2020, 05:55 PM
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It is driving me crazy that I am constantly seeing people walking outside with masks worn on their chins and necks. I want to take their mis-used masks and strangle them with them.

I understand that masks are a pain to use and I get the mentality of those who are simply choosing to not wear them (though I think that's a very bad idea). But if you're bothering to wear it, WEAR IT RIGHT, MORON! Those things are meant to block virus from coming in or out of your respiratory tract, not the pores of your skin! What the hell is wrong with these people!
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Yíknow people with asthma type conditions can only tolerate a mask for a short time. Like perhaps while actually IN a shop. Longer can trigger an attack which can end at a hospital.

Consider giving people the benefit of the doubt. Kind of like seeing someone step out of a wheelchair and take a few steps, and declaring them a fraud. Itís not cool to my mind.

Something to think about anyway.

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I thought that was the height of stupidity when I first noticed people doing it. But the last time I went out to buy milk, I saw someone who had a mask that was literally taped into place on his chin.

Ņ°Huh!?
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My DIL said she saw a Mom with several kids (a sign on the door said to limit shoppers to one person per family, forgivable if she had no where to leave the kids, I guess). DIL said all the kids had masks on, but not the Mother.
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If a person is outside away from people, it should be acceptable to pull your mask down and leave it hanging over your chin until you need to put it back over your mouth and nose.
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I missed the OPís locale. My scenario is probably a rare one in NYC.
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? I mean, if these are people walking around outdoors with nobody else near them, then I don't quite get the issue?

Yes, as the New York guidelines mandate, everybody needs to wear a mask when they are "out in public and in situations where social distancing cannot be maintained". And maybe in a busy urban are that does mean "all the time and everywhere as soon as you set foot outside your door".

But in a smaller city upstate, I see people outside without masks all the time never getting within ten feet of anyone else. I think everybody who goes outside should at least have a mask with them in case they do have to get within ten feet of another person, but if you're well outside the social-distancing proximity limits, is there anything actually wrong with the "deployment readiness" position of wearing your mask on your chin?

ETA: Ninja'd by the more concise and observant post of Elmer J. Fudd.

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I understand that masks are a pain to use and I get the mentality of those who are simply choosing to not wear them (though I think that's a very bad idea). But if you're bothering to wear it, WEAR IT RIGHT, MORON! Those things are meant to block virus from coming in or out of your respiratory tract, not the pores of your skin! What the hell is wrong with these people!
I am not sure but at a guess they are complying with the law and do not believe or care that they will get sick.

It has been 30 years now but I recall being in some European country (France or Switzerland...maybe Austria) and I saw all these people walking their dogs who had muzzles hanging off their collars.

I asked someone what the deal was and they said it was the law that all dogs had to have muzzles. The law said nothing about how they had to be worn, just that they had to have them when out and about. So this ridiculous charade played out all over the city every day. And, for whatever reason, no one pointed out how stupid it was and changed it.

It's just what they did.

This seems a lot like that.
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Old 05-21-2020, 06:40 PM
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It has been 30 years now but I recall being in some European country (France or Switzerland...maybe Austria) and I saw all these people walking their dogs who had muzzles hanging off their collars.

I asked someone what the deal was and they said it was the law that all dogs had to have muzzles. It said nothing about how they had to be worn, just that they had them. So this ridiculous charade played out all over the city every day. And, for whatever reason, no one pointed out how stupid it was and changed it.

It's just what they did.

This seems a lot like that.
Some bike helmet regulations are like that, leading to the ridiculous situation of people riding along wearing unfastened bike helmets with dangling straps, or even with their helmets slung on their handlebars. Not much use in an emergency.

But I think both those situations are somewhat different from the facemask one. Dog muzzles and bike helmets are most importantly meant to protect people in case of a sudden emergency where they don't have time to adjust the protective equipment. So to do their job, they should be properly warn at all times when the dog is in public or the biker is on the road.

But anti-COVID face masks are meant to keep your germs to yourself when you have to be close to other people, not as a defensive protection against a sudden swift unpredictable event. Yes, if you're walking down a busy street or going into a store, you should absolutely have your mask worn properly, precisely because you're getting close to other people.
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It is driving me crazy that I am constantly seeing people walking outside with masks worn on their chins and necks. I want to take their mis-used masks and strangle them with them.

I understand that masks are a pain to use and I get the mentality of those who are simply choosing to not wear them (though I think that's a very bad idea). But if you're bothering to wear it, WEAR IT RIGHT, MORON! Those things are meant to block virus from coming in or out of your respiratory tract, not the pores of your skin! What the hell is wrong with these people!
Iím with you one hundred percent.

However, I am in your camp, sporting an enormous bushy beard because I cannot go to a barber for a trim. And I refuse to go at it with my moustache scissors because my face is reflected in a two dimensional mirror, and my head is in three dimensions.

Iím nervous that my various masks...both homemade from tee shirts (DRINK WINE) and decorative...donít seal properly.
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...sporting an enormous bushy beard because I cannot go to a barber for a trim...
I don't think anybody will object to you wearing a second vanity mask over your chin. Or, come to that, perhaps I could wear a big mask with large amounts of stuffing over my groin.

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If a person is outside away from people, it should be acceptable to pull your mask down and leave it hanging over your chin until you need to put it back over your mouth and nose.
And how, pray tell, do you do that without touching your face? According to the experts, not touching your face is even more important than wearing a mask.

Ukulele Ike, it matters not that your mirror is two-dimensional, because the reflection in it is just as three-dimensional as your face.
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If a person is outside away from people, it should be acceptable to pull your mask down and leave it hanging over your chin until you need to put it back over your mouth and nose.
And how, pray tell, do you do that without touching your face? According to the experts, not touching your face is even more important than wearing a mask.

Ukulele Ike, it matters not that your mirror is two-dimensional, because the reflection in it is just as three-dimensional as your face.
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And how, pray tell, do you do that without touching your face? According to the experts, not touching your face is even more important than wearing a mask.
Just ask a passer-by to adjust it for you, obviously.

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And how, pray tell, do you do that without touching your face? According to the experts, not touching your face is even more important than wearing a mask.

Ukulele Ike, it matters not that your mirror is two-dimensional, because the reflection in it is just as three-dimensional as your face.
Well, when I adjust my mask, I mostly touch the straps. And I guess my ears. But "don't touch your face" is really shorthand for "don't touch your eyes, nose, or mouth". You probably don't catch the virus from touching your chin or cheek. Nor through your hand, nor from touching your knee... Just be very careful about washing your hands when you get back home.
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I live in New York City and I wear my face mask around my neck or chin when I'm not going to be near others or can easily maintain my social distance. I take it off when I get in the car.

I am in complete compliance with my local guidelines. I am behaving rationally in light of the best medical evidence for how this virus is spread. I accept that I am being judged by reflexively judgemental douchebags that don't understand context.
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But if I can chime in on this rant -- I had an emergency eye exam yesterday. And in the waiting room, there was a guy with no mask. (Hospital rules required masks in the building.) A receptionist came to give him a mask, and asked how he'd gotten in, since there are people at all the entrances making sure that everyone puts on a mask. He was vague about how he'd gotten in, and belligerent about the mask. "Whose policy is that?" he pressed. "I don't need a mask, I'm healthy", he said. She told him it was hospital policy that he had to wear it. (It was also hospital policy that you weren't supposed to be in the opthomology waiting room if you didn't feel healthy, fwiw.) He grudgingly accept the mask, and then put it over his mouth, leaving his nose open, for easier breathing, I suppose.

After a while, he shoved the mask down onto his chin. After about 15 minutes, another woman who worked there told him he had to wear the mask. He grumbled, but moved it over his nose. He didn't do any of the things you might if you gave a shit -- like adjust the flexible nose piece to fit. But he did minimally cover his nose and mouth.

Was he 6 feet from other people? Probably. It's still an enclosed place, he was still breaking the hospital's rules, and he was an asshole.
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But if I can chime in on this rant -- I had an emergency eye exam yesterday. And in the waiting room, there was a guy with no mask. (Hospital rules required masks in the building.) A receptionist came to give him a mask, and asked how he'd gotten in, since there are people at all the entrances making sure that everyone puts on a mask. He was vague about how he'd gotten in, and belligerent about the mask. "Whose policy is that?" he pressed. "I don't need a mask, I'm healthy", he said. She told him it was hospital policy that he had to wear it. (It was also hospital policy that you weren't supposed to be in the opthomology waiting room if you didn't feel healthy, fwiw.) He grudgingly accept the mask, and then put it over his mouth, leaving his nose open, for easier breathing, I suppose.

After a while, he shoved the mask down onto his chin. After about 15 minutes, another woman who worked there told him he had to wear the mask. He grumbled, but moved it over his nose. He didn't do any of the things you might if you gave a shit -- like adjust the flexible nose piece to fit. But he did minimally cover his nose and mouth.

Was he 6 feet from other people? Probably. It's still an enclosed place, he was still breaking the hospital's rules, and he was an asshole.
I've taken to telling people who refuse to wear their mask that I've been exposed.
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According to the experts, not touching your face is even more important than wearing a mask.
Got a cite?

I guess it depends on one's definition of 'more important' - to protect oneself, a mask matters little, but rubbing your eyes after your hands are potentially carrying virus on them could be lethal.

But to protect society in general and minimize transmission of the virus, what I'm hearing is that if everybody wore masks (correctly) in public, we'd have way less transmission than we do. While your touching your face will only make a difference with you.
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Some bike helmet regulations are like that, leading to the ridiculous situation of people riding along wearing unfastened bike helmets with dangling straps, or even with their helmets slung on their handlebars. Not much use in an emergency.

But I think both those situations are somewhat different from the facemask one. Dog muzzles and bike helmets are most importantly meant to protect people in case of a sudden emergency where they don't have time to adjust the protective equipment. So to do their job, they should be properly warn at all times when the dog is in public or the biker is on the road.

But anti-COVID face masks are meant to keep your germs to yourself when you have to be close to other people, not as a defensive protection against a sudden swift unpredictable event. Yes, if you're walking down a busy street or going into a store, you should absolutely have your mask worn properly, precisely because you're getting close to other people.
Not sure I agree.

Bike helmets are for the person wearing them.

Muzzles and facemasks are meant to protects others.

In the case of facemasks and muzzles you can't say you will always be far enough away from others. You might come around a corner or turn into an aisle in a store or be entering/leaving an elevator where you might come close to someone else.

If you are ambling down a sidewalk and can see all ahead of you fine. But there are so many times when you may come into close contact it is reasonable to demand you just keep your mask on.

Not to mention I have read that touching your mask is bad. Most do not completely block COVID-19. Your best bet is to put it on and leave it on from home and back.

And I get it...I hate wearing them too.
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In the case of facemasks and muzzles you can't say you will always be far enough away from others. You might come around a corner or turn into an aisle in a store or be entering/leaving an elevator where you might come close to someone else.
Oh yeah, I completely agree that as soon as you set foot in a building with other people in it, or are walking along a street that has more than one pedestrian per block, you should have that mask on irrespective of whether you're within six feet of somebody right that minute.
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I'm working 12 hour shifts, and riding public transit to and from work. That's 13+ hours a day that i am expected to have a mask on.
I've lowered my mask to breathe or see through my glasses and forgot to put it back up. I've caught myself with an upside down mask in the restroom mirror. I've let my mask sag below my nose. I don't think I'm an idiot or horrible monster.

Cut me some slack. I'm trying
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Iím with you one hundred percent.

However, I am in your camp, sporting an enormous bushy beard because I cannot go to a barber for a trim. And I refuse to go at it with my moustache scissors because my face is reflected in a two dimensional mirror, and my head is in three dimensions.

Iím nervous that my various masks...both homemade from tee shirts (DRINK WINE) and decorative...donít seal properly.
You could do what this guy did...

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Come to Beijing! I swear it's rather comical, some of what I've seen here. There is the usual "fashion statement" mask covering just the chin or even just the throat. But the best I've seen yet is the old dude walking down the sidewalk while smoking and wearing the mask properly. "How on Earth can that be," you ask? Hah! The wizened one merely cut a small circle out of the mask so he could stick the cigarette in there.
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"How on Earth can that be," you ask? Hah! The wizened one merely cut a small circle out of the mask so he could stick the cigarette in there.
The most convenient way to achieve that useful modification is to stick the cigarette in the wrong way around just once. Then you're all set for the day! It's useful to carry around a spray bottle of water just in case of an unintended conflagration. Otherwise the more timid types should use a pointed stick in the shape of a cigarette to make the necessary mask adjustment.

Masks are not mandatory here but a few stores have started to require them for customers. I've only seen the chin-mask phenomenon in the parking lots outside such stores, which is wide open spaces and fair enough, IMHO, as many people find them uncomfortable. I leave mine on til I get in the car, sanitize my hands, then take it off altogether. In many other stores neither customers nor staff are required to wear them. In the government-run liquor stores which have some of the strictest rules around, only about half the staff wear masks. The cashiers are behind plexiglass shields and the stock staff keep their distance.
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Yíknow people with asthma type conditions can only tolerate a mask for a short time. Like perhaps while actually IN a shop. Longer can trigger an attack which can end at a hospital.

Consider giving people the benefit of the doubt. Kind of like seeing someone step out of a wheelchair and take a few steps, and declaring them a fraud. Itís not cool to my mind.

Something to think about anyway.
Something to think about, I suppose. I wouldn't bet the rent on it, but anything's possible.

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If only.
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It is driving me crazy that I am constantly seeing people walking outside with masks worn on their chins and necks. I want to take their mis-used masks and strangle them with them.
Perhaps OP is under the influence of the stereotyped notion that everybody breathes through their nose or mouth. Perhaps the people he complains of actually have tracheotomies and breathe through holes in their necks.
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Yíknow people with asthma type conditions can only tolerate a mask for a short time.
I have asthma (mild) and manage to wear mine correctly for an eight hour shift at work so I somewhat doubt that when I hear that particular excuse. Someone with severe asthma, yeah, or uncontrolled asthma, yeah, but it's not universal. And someone with asthma of that sort should be a lot more careful about picking up covid.

I think that some people perceive the mask as suffocating when it actually isn't because covering their breathing holes is strange, new, and uncomfortable. Their distress is real, of course, but it's not due to actual breathing problems.

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Consider giving people the benefit of the doubt. Kind of like seeing someone step out of a wheelchair and take a few steps, and declaring them a fraud. Itís not cool to my mind.

Something to think about anyway.
Well, sure - except someone taking a few upright steps away from their wheelchair doesn't endanger other people. Being in close quarters without a properly worn mask these days does.
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I work retail, and in our store everyone is required to wear a mask or some kind of face covering. Most of our customers are complying willingly, there are a few grumbles but not many. We do have masks to give people who don't have one, or we will do curbside service for them.

All that said, I wear the mask when we have customers in the store. If the store is empty I pull it down or take it off completely, mostly because we use the phone a lot and the mask does muffle me a bit. I do have asthma, but the mask doesn't seem to bother me *IF* I'm wearing one that fits. One that is too small or improperly adjusted is not much fun. I'm not sure that people realize that different masks fit differently, and you don't HAVE to suffocate under one.

I am indeed touching my mask and a bit of my face, but I don't then go and rub my nose or eyes or chew my nails. I'm forever washing my hands or using sanitizer, and if I do need to rub my face for some reason I use a tissue. I also periodically wash my face during the day (big advantage of not wearing makeup! :P )
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I think that some people perceive the mask as suffocating when it actually isn't because covering their breathing holes is strange, new, and uncomfortable. Their distress is real, of course, but it's not due to actual breathing problems.
Every once in a while, while wearing a mask, it'll crinkle in just the right way that my brain suddenly thinks I'm suffocating and panics. In those cases, it is deeply uncomfortable to keep my mask on because my brain is convinced I'm imminently dying. However, I still manage to keep it on most of the time. Unlike a lot of the people at work who cover only their mouths with their masks.
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It has been 30 years now but I recall being in some European country (France or Switzerland...maybe Austria) and I saw all these people walking their dogs who had muzzles hanging off their collars.

I asked someone what the deal was and they said it was the law that all dogs had to have muzzles. The law said nothing about how they had to be worn, just that they had to have them when out and about. So this ridiculous charade played out all over the city every day. And, for whatever reason, no one pointed out how stupid it was and changed it.

It's just what they did.

This seems a lot like that.
I was in New Orleans shortly after they passed a law requiring places that sold liquor to post a "Pregnant women shouldn't drink alcohol" sign on their premises. After attornies reviewed the wording of the law, bar owners all posted the warning sign in their men's rooms.
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I was in New Orleans shortly after they passed a law requiring places that sold liquor to post a "Pregnant women shouldn't drink alcohol" sign on their premises. After attornies reviewed the wording of the law, bar owners all posted the warning sign in their men's rooms.
Not to hijack but not seeing what's wrong with that, unless you mean to say that the men's room was the only place they put the warning.
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The mask fogs up my glasses. I have tried every remedy I can find on the internet, and none of them work. So when I'm driving, it comes off. When I'm walking the dog, I don't wear one (I need to read street signs), but I also have very little reason for opening my mouth. If I go into a store, I put on the mask, and wear my glasses on my head. I can pull them down if I need to read a sign or fine print, and hold my breath for half a minute. Fortunately, I see well enough without them, that I don't bump into things.
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The mask fogs up my glasses. I have tried every remedy I can find on the internet, and none of them work. So when I'm driving, it comes off. When I'm walking the dog, I don't wear one (I need to read street signs), but I also have very little reason for opening my mouth. If I go into a store, I put on the mask, and wear my glasses on my head. I can pull them down if I need to read a sign or fine print, and hold my breath for half a minute. Fortunately, I see well enough without them, that I don't bump into things.
I set my glasses farther down my nose than usual and that prevents them fogging up.
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Not to hijack but not seeing what's wrong with that, unless you mean to say that the men's room was the only place they put the warning.
Yes, this. They were required to post one sign with specific language, and posted it in their men's rooms, where no few women would ever see it.
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Come to Beijing! I swear it's rather comical, some of what I've seen here. There is the usual "fashion statement" mask covering just the chin or even just the throat.
My favorite was a clear eye shield worn upside-down across the mouth by a woman who clearly wanted everyone to see her smile.

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...I also have very little reason for opening my mouth.
You do understand that you exhale the same amount of breath from the same respiratory tract whether you breathe from your mouth or your nose, right?

Outside, distant from people, and especially in any kind of breeze, your breathe is going to be dispersed rapidly, so there is a rationale for not having it in place over the nose and mouth. Of course, your exhaled breath is going to contaminate your face, hands, et cetera, but this is also true for non-sealing masks and fabric face coverings. (Iíve since run similar experiments with a fabric face mask with and without filter element and a non-N95 surgical mask with similar results.) I strongly suspect the efficacy of non-sealing face covering is vastly overstated in preventing aerosol transmission, but they do at least stop large droplets from being forcibly ejected over long distances, and perhaps more importantly they signal to others whether or not you are aware of the problem and the extent to which you understand guidelines. If you see someone not wearing mask in a grocery store or with a mask Ďoní but pulled down to expose their nose or mouth, you know that they do not understand or care about any other guidelines, either.

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My understanding is that breathing quietly through the nose expels less virus less far than breathing through the mouth.

quiet nose breathing < quiet mouth breathing < breathing hard ~ talking < talking loudly < yelling ~ singing < coughing < sneezing

Or something like that.

And while I suspect there is an aerosol component to the spread of this virus, I also guess that the large droplets are more contagious, and lead to more serious infections. (As this disease does seem to be dose-dependant.)

I am very grateful that you did that experiment, which I found really interesting. But I also observe that countries with a lot of mask-wearing seem to be faring better than countries where people don't wear masks. I'm frankly surprised we don't have more studies and better data by now. The only one I've seen was one where researchers put a sheet of material (surgical mask material, maybe?) between two cages of hamsters, and found it decreased the transmission between cages as compared to no material. But the abstract I read was woefully lacking in details. (Were they mimicking a sealed or an unsealed mask?) Still, I'm betting on masks reducing transmission.
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The mask fogs up my glasses. I have tried every remedy I can find on the internet, and none of them work. So when I'm driving, it comes off. When I'm walking the dog, I don't wear one (I need to read street signs), but I also have very little reason for opening my mouth. If I go into a store, I put on the mask, and wear my glasses on my head. I can pull them down if I need to read a sign or fine print, and hold my breath for half a minute. Fortunately, I see well enough without them, that I don't bump into things.
Wash them with soap.
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I wear mine properly when indoors but after I leave a building I pull it down to my chin since the outdoors is not nearly as prone to spreading the infection as indoors.
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They are selfish and they don't care whether you live or die horribly. Get over it, that's just how humans are.
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Iím with you one hundred percent.

However, I am in your camp, sporting an enormous bushy beard because I cannot go to a barber for a trim. And I refuse to go at it with my moustache scissors because my face is reflected in a two dimensional mirror, and my head is in three dimensions.

Iím nervous that my various masks...both homemade from tee shirts (DRINK WINE) and decorative...donít seal properly.
Wear a shemagh? I keep several around, amazingly useful. I also have the dinky little disposable ones, my oncology office hands them out like candy, but I prefer the wrap.
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However, I am in your camp, sporting an enormous bushy beard because I cannot go to a barber for a trim.
I'm letting my corona-beard and corona-hair go nuts until the crisis ends. My girlfriend says I look like Zeus. I've only seen her a few times in the last two months, though.
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I'm letting my corona-beard and corona-hair go nuts until the crisis ends. My girlfriend says I look like Zeus. I've only seen her a few times in the last two months, though.
Zeus is a him.

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The mask fogs up my glasses. I have tried every remedy I can find on the internet, and none of them work. So when I'm driving, it comes off. When I'm walking the dog, I don't wear one (I need to read street signs), but I also have very little reason for opening my mouth. If I go into a store, I put on the mask, and wear my glasses on my head. I can pull them down if I need to read a sign or fine print, and hold my breath for half a minute. Fortunately, I see well enough without them, that I don't bump into things.
The only thing that works for me is pulling the top of the mask up a little higher on my nose and using the bottom of my glasses to hold the mask in place.
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Zeus is a him.

Did I get whooshed or did you misunderstand his posting. Bryan Ekers says his, Bryan Ekers's, girlfriend says he, Bryan Ekers, looks like Zeus and that he, Bryan Ekers, has only seen his, Bryan Ekers' girlfriend a few times in the last two months.

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Did I get whooshed or did you misunderstand his posting. Bryan Ekers says his, Bryan Ekers's, girlfriend says he, Bryan Ekers, looks like Zeus and that he, Bryan Ekers, has only seen his, Bryan Ekers' girlfriend a few times in the last two months.
Well maybe he, Bryan Ekers, should be looking for his, Bryan Ecker's gf instead of posting on message boards!
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Wear a shemagh? I keep several around, amazingly useful. I also have the dinky little disposable ones, my oncology office hands them out like candy, but I prefer the wrap.
Wow...GREAT idea! I have a large grey-blue silk wrap I bought in Marrakesh and used to tie around my head Berber-style, for camel-riding in the Sahara, in the style shown at your link.

I completely forgot I had one. Thanks!
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Well maybe he, Bryan Ekers, should be looking for his, Bryan Ecker's gf instead of posting on message boards!
He can’t see her through all the hair.

Zeus had the same problem, which is why he was always turning into swans, bulls, showers of gold, etc.
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