With a global pandemic looming over our heads in the recent months we have relaxed our rule stating that politics may not be discussed on the forum. Political discussions related to COVID-19 are allowed as long as they are kept within the specified thread. Non-political talk related to COVID needs to be kept in that thread, as well, unless it's also about skating or skaters.    Going beyond that, we ask you to cite credible sources when making claims about the virus and the pandemic. W