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cartway

...that the DNR can enter my ice shack without a mask on. Also take my license from my hand and hand it back to me without any sanitation. Has anyone else had this experience ? 

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cartway

I'am not arguing that they should do their job.  I complied without an issue and had and will not have any violations.  However, I think they should follow the governor's mask mandate just like the rest of us and not become a super spreader.

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gimruis
2 hours ago, cartway said:

I think they should follow the governor's mask mandate just like the rest of us and not become a super spreader

 

They certainly should.  You could politely ask them to keep their distance or put one on before entering your house.

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SkunkedAgain

They should be wearing masks.

 

Being an optimist, I surmise that it could be that he just forgot to do so since he was outside. Being a pessimist, I would just assume that he is a d-bag.

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FrazerBay

if it was one of the two that stopped my wife, son and I on the west side of Big Bay on New Years day he was definitely a Dbag

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SkunkedAgain

Sometimes in a polite way, the effective way of putting an officer on notice is to ask for see his name and badge number. You might get some slight pushback but it alerts them that somebody might be reporting their behavior to their bosses. Of course, they know nothing will actually come of it but they don't want too many complaints on their records!

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Mike89

or ya could just say Hey I don't know where you have been or who you were with I'm not comfortable with you not wearing a mask and then put yours's on..  they get dressed the same way we do, one leg at a time...  just sayin

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SkunkedAgain

Nah, some of 'em have horns and hooves!

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LUCIFER
49 minutes ago, SkunkedAgain said:

Nah, some of 'em have horns and hooves!

Hey now...I resemble that statement and I am DNR. LOL!

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SkunkedAgain

I've never had a bad DNR experience. I did have a terrible experience with a police officer, went to the station the next day to talk to the chief, who had no record of my vehicle being stopped. That's when I learned to ask for a badge number and name.

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TrueNorth

Maybe they know Masks don't work which I would agree with.  

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whateverisbiting

Masks do work, but they are not fool proof; they only reduce the risk not eliminate it.  Distancing the same, so the combination is exponentially better than nothing at all.  DNR should be respectful of people they are checking they don't know who has underlying conditions or who is caring for someone with risk factors.  Especially if they are going house to house they could turn into a spreader.  I would not let an officer in my house without a mask but certainly would comply to check license and fish.

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delcecchi
On 1/8/2021 at 2:46 PM, TrueNorth said:

Maybe they know Masks don't work which I would agree with.  

Wrong.   Masks do reduce the spread.    They reduce the amount of virus the person wearing the mask spews into the air, and also reduce the amount inhaled by the other person wearing a mask.    So everyone wearing masks reduces the chance that the virus will be transmitted.   No, it doesn't eliminate it, if that is what you mean by "doesn't work".    

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SkunkedAgain

Wear one of those suits if you've got one. 

 

I'd bet that if those virologists didn't have the suit, and had the choice between nothing or a mask, they would likely choose the mask all day long. It's better than nothing. I don't think that the *powerful* mask lobby is out there pushing doctors to encourage mask use just for financial gain! I certainly don't do it for the comfort or looks.

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whateverisbiting

I have worked with a lot of viruses.  We wear that to protect the virus from us.  So we don't contaminate our cultures.  Of course if you are working with a problematic virus you will be glad you have it on too.

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