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:We do, whenever it is obvious that a character said it, and which one said it is equally trivial to ascertain. I would not say either can be done for this comic. The primary argument for Megan saying this is probably that if it were Cueball, he would be speaking out of turn. But a 3rd character or Randal seems much more likely to me here since the speech pattern does not mach the rest of the comic. You could maybe claim that such language is typical of Megan... but honestly its typical of Cueball as well, in his dark fantasy moments.
 
:We do, whenever it is obvious that a character said it, and which one said it is equally trivial to ascertain. I would not say either can be done for this comic. The primary argument for Megan saying this is probably that if it were Cueball, he would be speaking out of turn. But a 3rd character or Randal seems much more likely to me here since the speech pattern does not mach the rest of the comic. You could maybe claim that such language is typical of Megan... but honestly its typical of Cueball as well, in his dark fantasy moments.
 
:I 'solved' (FCVO) the attribution problem. [[Special:Contributions/141.101.98.174|141.101.98.174]] 13:18, 11 April 2021 (UTC)
 
:I 'solved' (FCVO) the attribution problem. [[Special:Contributions/141.101.98.174|141.101.98.174]] 13:18, 11 April 2021 (UTC)
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I wonder whether it is worth discussing that smallpox was eradicated thanks to the fact it had only one possible host species, humans. COVID-19 is coming from animals, and can be hosted by multiple species, for example minks, cats, dogs, etc. So while we may be able to inoculate every human currently, the illness could come back at a later time (once new, non-inoculated humans are born), after it has been dormant in an alternate reservoir host for  that time. Thus it may not be possible to ever eradicate it, and having it as a new source of common cold may be the best possible. [[Special:Contributions/162.158.126.146|162.158.126.146]] 14:45, 12 April 2021 (UTC)
 

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