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What are the first things you're going to do once this shutdown is over?


For me:

1. Eat a meal out at an independent restaurant.
2. Buy new underwear and clothing from some local shops.
3. Get a haircut.
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Get a haircut. I should of done this before the shut down.

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I'll need a massive haircut.

Echo copper I needed it before the shutdown.

Thinking of watching YouTube videos to learn how to do it my own.

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The shutdown ending won't magically erase the virus. I'm still going to be petrified and staying at home as much as possible.

Which isn't much of a change from my usual routine the past 30 years, anyway...

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Go to the gym and out to eat with my mother.
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Go out to a nightclub/bar, dance and party all night. Just kidding :/
I'll probably take some time off work and go visit some of my close family members. I'm not very social so I get nervous going back home cause I have to deal with extended family members too but it's always worth it.
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Assuming I don't die a miserable death of a fever and not being able to breathe, I plan to go out and get a pizza and some drinks. Will go the market and stock up on needed foods like milk and eggs. Would also like to do some casual shopping like visit a thrift store.

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Maybe go out with a friend to a restaurant, assuming they'll open again for eating in. We were planning to do some stuff for my birthday this summer but that will most likely all get cancelled, so I might plan something later, although I'll probably just not say anything.

Probably start going to the gym again, although I might wait a bit for that, seems risky. Also shop at some places that have closed down.
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Go to the gym and the library. Oh, and thrift shops.
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Will be good to go to my favourite cafe again in the city, but once it's completely over I'll be going to Bali for sure.
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Probably go to the store and buy vegetables, yogurt, Pepsi, roasts, eggs, coffee/creamer, tea and so forth.
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The shutdown ending won't magically erase the virus. I'm still going to be petrified and staying at home as much as possible.

Which isn't much of a change from my usual routine the past 30 years, anyway...

Ditto. People seem to be under the impression that the virus has been told to "be gone!" by a certain date. As someone with a compromised immune system, I have no plans to rush right back out into the germ factory of society.

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Nothing I guess. At some point I should visit my nan + dad though, but that will depend on when I feel it's the right time.

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The only difference between my life now & prior to the shutdown is not working part time...I’m sure at some point I’ll miss mixing things up with shifts here & there but that won’t be anywhere near as fast as most people
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