Buy a Hand in Aces and Eights? Dead Man’s Hand

The more Research I do, the more confounding the information becomes…and yes, we should care.  Why?  Somehow, some way, there’s been a Huge Failure unleashed by by maybe a Mysterious Gene?  Yes, our young are seeking Video Game Realities in Real Life…sad, very sad.

https://www.cnn.com/2020/07/02/us/alabama-coronavirus-parties-trnd/index.html

During a presentation to the City Council this week, Fire Chief Randy Smith also said young people in the city are throwing parties with a payout if they catch coronavirus, McKinstry said.

The first person confirmed by a doctor to have coronavirus after the exposure wins the money made off the ticket sales, she said. Over the past few weeks, there have been several parties in the city and surrounding areas, and probably more that officials don’t know about, she added.

“It makes me furious,” McKinstry said. “Furious to the fact that something that is so serious and deadly is being taken for granted. Not only is it irresponsible, but you could contract the virus and take it home to your parents or grandparents.

But, you know what, there comes a Volume of Words that spring to my mind when thinking of How People have come up with Games to Play with the Virus-

show: definitions & notes only words 
in list order
from A to Z
from Z to A
from easy to hard
from hard to easy
  1. abject
    of the most contemptible kind
  2. aberration
    a state or condition markedly different from the norm
  3. abjure
    formally reject or disavow a formerly held belief
  4. abnegation
    the denial and rejection of a doctrine or belief
  5. abrogate
    revoke formally
  6. abscond
    run away, often taking something or somebody along
  7. abstruse
    difficult to understand
  8. accede
    yield to another’s wish or opinion
  9. accost
    approach and speak to someone aggressively or insistently
  10. accretion
    an increase by natural growth or addition
  11. acumen
    shrewdness shown by keen insight
  12. adamant
    impervious to pleas, persuasion, requests, or reason
  13. admonish
    scold or reprimand; take to task
  14. adumbrate
    describe roughly or give the main points or summary of
  15. adverse
    in an opposing direction
  16. advocate
    a person who pleads for a person, cause, or idea
  17. affluent
    having an abundant supply of money or possessions of value
  18. aggrandize
    embellish; increase the scope, power, or importance of
  19. alacrity
    liveliness and eagerness
  20. alias
    a name that has been assumed temporarily
  21. ambivalent
    uncertain or unable to decide about what course to follow
  22. amenable
    disposed or willing to comply
  23. amorphous
    having no definite form or distinct shape
  24. anachronistic
    chronologically misplaced
  25. anathema
    a formal ecclesiastical curse accompanied by excommunication
  26. annex
    attach to
  27. antediluvian
    of or relating to the period before the biblical flood
  28. antiseptic
    thoroughly clean and free of disease-causing organisms
  29. apathetic
    showing little or no emotion or animation
  30. antithesis
    exact opposite
  31. Apocryphal being of questionable authenticity

https://www.vocabulary.com/lists/191545. Is the source for the above words…

And that last one pretty well fits so much today. And what many of our Youth have latched onto. Lord, the amount of Wannabes coming out of their Comfortable Strongholds where Wealth is these normal routines.  Yep, they climb out and they Want their Share of the Time in the Limelight times 6000.  Going to Protests and Supporting every Ass Backwards Idea presentable which makes me think Vanity runs deep with so many.  Yes, seeking Viral Videos and anything that will be played or viewed.  Lol, what a shame…and now, buying Tickets in a Game of Chance so similar to Russian Roulette?  And the Covid Virus is the Bullet…

 

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