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OOC Discussion.

Posted by The LegacyFor group 0
The Legacy
GM, 34 posts
Path of the Suns
Tue 17 Mar 2020
at 09:21
  • msg #6

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Everly - a most understandable delay!  I wish everyone the best of health!

I shall be trying to weave a story here in the next couple of days in response to Bhskara's questions, and I want to make certain I do it justice.

Tryvv, you too can enter the Festival of Ink in the main thread to start seeking some answers.
Tryvv Lorent
Vislae, 18 posts
Wed 18 Mar 2020
at 06:47
  • msg #7

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Hopefully it won't be long before we end up stumbling upon each other. Literally or figuratively, as it were.
Tryvv Lorent
Vislae, 19 posts
Sat 21 Mar 2020
at 04:51
  • msg #8

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Just wanting to check in on everyone to see if everyone is ok. The concerns over COVID-19 are pretty severe, so hopefully everyone is well and taking care of themselves, no matter where we are in the world!
Bhaskara Kohli
Vislae, 47 posts
Sat 21 Mar 2020
at 04:56
  • msg #9

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Sorry for the radio silence on my part.

I work for the Health Services Agency, so between that and grad school things have been... hectic.

Looking forward to getting back into this over the weekend, as I'll have plenty of time.

How are things on your end?
The Legacy
GM, 36 posts
Path of the Suns
Sat 21 Mar 2020
at 05:37
  • msg #10

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Doing all right. My company has been declared part of our nation's Critical Infrastructure, so we aren't shutting down until the zombie hoards come.  whee.
Tryvv Lorent
Vislae, 20 posts
Sat 21 Mar 2020
at 07:20
  • msg #11

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I am nonessential staff status atm so a bit worried about unemployment, but that might change depending on if my role becomes open to telehealth (therapeutic, even though I am not a therapist... different certifications). But mostly just hoping the world doesn't go too haywire and more of us survive this than not.
The Legacy
GM, 37 posts
Path of the Suns
Sat 21 Mar 2020
at 08:22
  • msg #12

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Indeedy do. I'm not doing anything glamorous - I work in heavy industry - but since the metal we process goes to transportation and defense, we were deemed too important to shut down. The machines can't run themselves, and even in the event of a shutdown we'd have to have people here on fire watch. The company has given us a fairly generous sick-leave-with-pay policy if anyone gets ill from the virus, so we have that financial safety net for a while. It's just going to depend on how long this goes on.  :(
Everly
Vislae, 44 posts
1st Degree Maker
Whispers in the Dark
Sat 21 Mar 2020
at 11:22
  • msg #13

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By contrast, I work in Costco's Canadian call center supporting their eCommerce offerings. We've been, for whatever reason, deemed essential staff as well but haven't been really given much in the way of offerings should we have to self isolate. Generally told absences won't be held against us at this time.

The whole cycle is basically one giant ball of anxiety as a result. >.<
The Legacy
GM, 38 posts
Path of the Suns
Sat 21 Mar 2020
at 12:13
  • msg #14

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Oh yeah, it's, "Am I short of breath or just so worried about everything that I'm having an allergy flare-up/anxiety/panic attack/bout of depression?"  "Is my cough a COVID-19 cough, or is it just because the factory is full of dust?"  "Am I feeling feverish or is it because spring is here and temperatures are at the 'throw a dart at the thermometer' stage and I am never wearing the correct number of layers?"
Bhaskara Kohli
Vislae, 48 posts
Sat 21 Mar 2020
at 17:26
  • msg #15

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What do you do, Tryvv?

I'm in school working on an MSW, definitely pursuing licensure so I can do therapy (among other things).

Alright, I'll be looking at the threads in less than an hour and getting to work writing.
Tryvv Lorent
Vislae, 22 posts
Sat 21 Mar 2020
at 23:08
  • msg #16

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I am a Community Support Worker, but have been working in and around those affected by CPS agencies for 13 years give or take, so I am pretty well versed in a lot having to do around that area of expertise and knowledge, and work closely with therapists in my agency.

sadly, since my job is supposed to be support in helping people with mental illness overcome the functional living barriers *in the community*, this has made it hard for me. When no one wants you to come to their home or other similar location, it is near impossible to do your job, unless they relax some restrictions on usage of telehealth.
Bhaskara Kohli
Vislae, 50 posts
Sun 22 Mar 2020
at 01:14
  • msg #17

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You and I have very similar jobs.
Bhaskara Kohli
Vislae, 51 posts
Tue 24 Mar 2020
at 20:21
  • msg #18

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Sorry for all the delays, COVID 19 has me a little busy.  Full post coming today.
Everly
Vislae, 46 posts
1st Degree Maker
Whispers in the Dark
Wed 25 Mar 2020
at 01:11
  • msg #19

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And Covid-19 is literally frying my brain between work and home. Edited my most recent post to include an acknowledgement to Tryvv and my apologies. >.<
Tryvv Lorent
Vislae, 24 posts
Wed 25 Mar 2020
at 01:49
  • msg #20

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No worries Everly, take care of you! As much as I am feeling bored to tears trying to cope with shelter in place, I would not ask anyone to feel pressured to post when everyone varies in how much they can do or cope with in this crisis. So I can just be patient. No worries, do what you can to stay healthy and be safe!
Bhaskara Kohli
Vislae, 53 posts
Wed 25 Mar 2020
at 02:45
  • msg #21

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I didn't notice the first time either.

Luckily I was prepping for class tonight and double checked.
The Legacy
GM, 39 posts
Path of the Suns
Thu 26 Mar 2020
at 13:12
  • msg #22

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Eesh. Yeah, this is not doing anyone any good. I'm simultaneously working more and less (training new people, but then the company cut our hours because no one is making anything with the metal we're selling right now), so I'm jogging very frantically in place. I won't be able to post here from work anymore for several weeks to months, so hopefully I can muster more energy at home!
Everly
Vislae, 47 posts
1st Degree Maker
Whispers in the Dark
Thu 26 Mar 2020
at 14:35
  • msg #23

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My hours are basically getting longer, I'm still expected to physically go into work despite my province being officially in a state of emergency and my employer, Costco, has only now started to look into work from home options for its office staff of which in one given my employment at one of their first party call centers... I am... In general less than impressed despite all the positive PR they're getting from the public perception of us staying open.

So definitely on the same wave length when it comes to all this.
This message was last edited by the player at 14:35, Thu 26 Mar 2020.
Tryvv Lorent
Vislae, 25 posts
Thu 26 Mar 2020
at 19:01
  • msg #24

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Strange times, and no one can expect what it will amount to for anyone. It is scary, stressful, and unexpected, no matter who you are or what you do. So yeah, I expect that even though the seeming expectation is that online pbp games will have more availability, it isn't really true. In some cases it becomes harder!
Everly
Vislae, 48 posts
1st Degree Maker
Whispers in the Dark
Sat 28 Mar 2020
at 21:42
  • msg #25

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Going to try and have a post out sometime this evening... Just everything and everyone has now decided they want some of my time lol.
Bhaskara Kohli
Vislae, 55 posts
Sun 29 Mar 2020
at 03:50
  • msg #26

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Annnnd, I spilled wine on my keyboard and broke it.

I hadn't even drank any yet!

Posts are going to be delayed until Frys opens tomorrow.
The Legacy
GM, 40 posts
Path of the Suns
Fri 3 Apr 2020
at 14:53
  • msg #27

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Alive! Do not have the plague. Still working, but can't post from work anymore (they dumped four new trainees on our shift and I have to train some of them). Slight flare-up of depression from current worldwide shenanigans. Have to dollop out creative energies with a few less spoons in my jar.
Everly
Vislae, 51 posts
1st Degree Maker
Whispers in the Dark
Sat 4 Apr 2020
at 13:40
  • msg #28

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We're not going anywhere so take the time you need to make sure you're in good shape and we'll be around to pop up out of the wood work like spiders and moths. :)
Bhaskara Kohli
Vislae, 57 posts
Sat 4 Apr 2020
at 15:15
  • msg #29

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Serious, physical and mental health comes first.

The glorious thing about rpol is that you can forget about the game, and it's always there the next time someone posts.
Tryvv Lorent
Vislae, 27 posts
Sat 4 Apr 2020
at 23:57
  • msg #30

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Agreed on all points above. I am waiting on a post from Blue the cat, but other than that this system weirdly requires very little in the way of GM intervention. If necessary I can post another reply, but I am patient so do not feel pressured!
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