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Social distancing beeper will go off
if you’re within 6 feet of someone

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Posted By: Imright, 5/21/2020 9:18:08 AM

A social distancing gadget that beeps whenever you’re not keeping six feet from someone could help people return to work.The beeper has been invented by Pathfindr and aims to helps companies keep their workers safe.In the UK and the US, two meters (six feet) apart is the recommended distance to stand in order to try and not spread Covid-19.Pathfindr, based in Norfolk in the UK, usually provides internet-based technical solutions for companies.However, since the coronavirus pandemic broke out the company has received thousands of concerns

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Reply 1 - Posted by: Bur Oak 5/21/2020 9:24:19 AM (No. 417597)
There's a device I need! I have trouble telling 3 feet from 6 feet. Do the devices also compute your government social compliance score and send it to the local tyrants?
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Reply 2 - Posted by: cor-vet 5/21/2020 9:26:50 AM (No. 417600)
As an added bonus, the device will have a locator, so that the police can find you if it records you violating the social distancing rules more than 2 times!
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Reply 3 - Posted by: WhamDBambam 5/21/2020 9:27:55 AM (No. 417603)
Make every democrat wear one.
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Reply 4 - Posted by: nelsonted1 5/21/2020 9:29:23 AM (No. 417606)
Mark twain wrote about swinging a dead cat on a string. I'd just pull it around behind me and swing it around me to help calibrate distance
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Reply 5 - Posted by: Quigley 5/21/2020 9:33:08 AM (No. 417610)
It could be permanently affixed to your ankle. And then I’ll give a description of all my activities to facebooger.
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Reply 6 - Posted by: jimincalif 5/21/2020 9:34:27 AM (No. 417612)
No, just no.
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Reply 7 - Posted by: Northcross 5/21/2020 9:35:04 AM (No. 417613)
Everyone will just love the convenience. I recommend turning up the beep to a full volume banshee scream. Students back in school should be required to wear them, just to be safe.
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Reply 8 - Posted by: PChristopher 5/21/2020 9:44:58 AM (No. 417629)
That device will start going into the trash as soon as people find it goes off when you're within 6 feet of anything.
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Reply 9 - Posted by: hurricanegirl 5/21/2020 9:45:43 AM (No. 417633)
I'll treat these just like I do those over-sensitive car alarms--walk too close on purpose just to make them go off.
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Reply 10 - Posted by: Ming 5/21/2020 9:46:34 AM (No. 417634)
And the beeper will go off about 3 seconds before I punch the metrosexual male Karen in the face.
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Reply 11 - Posted by: MickTurn 5/21/2020 9:56:05 AM (No. 417645)
I like the German solution...Tube Noodles as a hat, 6' long in all directions...Noodles touch and YOU go to JAIL!
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Reply 12 - Posted by: MickTurn 5/21/2020 9:56:42 AM (No. 417647)
And then a fight broke out...who moved too close first?
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Reply 13 - Posted by: Right Time 5/21/2020 9:57:39 AM (No. 417648)
What a great device! Now all that is needed is to change the law, such that murdering the idiot who uses one of these is a 3rd rate misdemeanor
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Reply 14 - Posted by: stablemoney 5/21/2020 10:02:17 AM (No. 417655)
I only support Democrats wearing a mask, and one of these devices. I think Democrats look much better with a mask, but I would prefer the device be set to keep them at least 1,000 miles from me.
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Reply 15 - Posted by: Safari Man 5/21/2020 10:22:12 AM (No. 417677)
Urban crickets. People would pay more attention to car alarms.
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Reply 16 - Posted by: GoodDeal 5/21/2020 10:27:42 AM (No. 417686)
George Orwell where are you.
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Reply 17 - Posted by: Southron 5/21/2020 10:32:02 AM (No. 417692)
And then everybody car pools home.
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Reply 18 - Posted by: Highlander 5/21/2020 10:37:37 AM (No. 417697)
About that mask thing; I don’t wear one, just about everywhere I go. I figure all the democrats wear them and maybe some republicans. It’s kinda discouraging to see how many Dems there are out there, going to stores.
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Reply 19 - Posted by: seal010101 5/21/2020 10:45:28 AM (No. 417701)
Monty Python had a similar idea in 1972. On "The Cycling Tour", a researcher described a tomato that could avoid danger. If it sensed a car crash, for example, it would, "come up your throat and out the window." A tomato did just that; and while shouting, "it worked! It worked!", the car crashed. It's funny what this stunning and brave new world will make you think about.
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Reply 20 - Posted by: Urgent Fury 5/21/2020 10:46:38 AM (No. 417704)
This is up there with designer masks. Somebody's gimmick to make a buck off the scamdemic. I do applaud capitalism, though.
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Reply 21 - Posted by: IdahoJoe 5/21/2020 10:48:51 AM (No. 417707)
I think Joe Biden should wear one of these locked around his ankle. It will help inattentive parents know when he is approaching their child.
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Reply 22 - Posted by: Cardsfan 5/21/2020 10:57:20 AM (No. 417718)
A great birth control device
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Reply 23 - Posted by: chance_232 5/21/2020 11:19:18 AM (No. 417741)
I know people that are absolutely loosing it over this virus. They wont leave the house and post tge daily deathtolls on their profile as if its truly the end of the world. I guarantee that there are thousands out there ready to fork over bucks to get one. I know of one local business that has gone off the deepend over this. Ill have to forward the article to their decision maker. He will order one for several thousand employees and require his venders to wear one.
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Reply 24 - Posted by: MissGrits 5/21/2020 11:38:49 AM (No. 417762)
Oh puleeeeze! Are people really that stupid to think of something like this!???
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Reply 25 - Posted by: Jesuslover54 5/21/2020 11:43:50 AM (No. 417767)
This doesn't go far enough -- should be a shock collar that stops you in your tracks for couple of seconds.
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Reply 26 - Posted by: Jennie C. 5/21/2020 12:02:41 PM (No. 417784)
Unless you're like me and you don't have (nor want) a smart-phone.
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Reply 27 - Posted by: crashnburn 5/21/2020 12:13:39 PM (No. 417802)
As far as I’m concerned, social distancing is junk science!
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Reply 28 - Posted by: Sunhan65 5/21/2020 12:15:07 PM (No. 417806)
I shall consider this my mobile fruitcake detector. And I will appropriately distance myself from anyone who starts beeping because they are wearing this ridiculous device.
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Reply 29 - Posted by: Geoman 5/21/2020 1:49:55 PM (No. 417897)
Like the healthy folks not venturing out without their trusty N95 or homemade masks, the Pathfinder technology is just another form (high tech) of submission signaling.
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Reply 30 - Posted by: DVC 5/21/2020 2:34:31 PM (No. 417951)
Insanity. Complete and total insanity. You couldn't pay me enough to have one of these "electric Karen's"
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Reply 31 - Posted by: cactus 5/21/2020 3:13:19 PM (No. 417993)
It's going to be very noisy in Walmart and Costco. By the way, there were only 10-15 people in line to go into Walmart this morning. The parking lot was pretty sparse too. I think the people have decided the pandemic is over.
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Reply 32 - Posted by: anniebc 5/21/2020 10:03:31 PM (No. 418290)
So when the silly beeper goes off, who moves? The person beeping or the person(s) too close to the beeper? Stupid.
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