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post #18 of (permalink) Old 08-21-2020, 02:24 AM
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Originally Posted by Blue Dino View Post
Maybe wear sunglasses, hat and facemask when you go. Start off small distances, walk places with less people, walk at night. Etc. And gradually work your to situations where you will be more exposed to people.
I do that a lot when walking around the city. Feels a lot safer, even if it's all in my head. Got to remove the hoodie (and ruffle my hair in front of a big glass window) when entering a store or something though, or it'd go something like

Ladies, gentlemen, let's see who wins the prize for for keeping their cool. Simon says: everybody down on the floor. Now, nobody loses their head, and nobody loses their head.

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