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Discussion in 'General' started by TheMusician, 28 Oct 2009.

  1. Mr_Mistoffelees

    Mr_Mistoffelees is not The Piper at The Gates of Dawn

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    "Sorry but, you have picked the wrong time to be ill. Please try again in 2022."

    Hope it's not too serious Gareth.
     
  2. Gareth Halfacree

    Gareth Halfacree WIIGII! Staff Administrator Super Moderator Moderator

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    Probably just an inner-ear infection. Long lasting bugger, though. If I can just get some antibiotics, it should turn around pretty quickly. Miserable at the moment, though. Massively dizzy all the time, and while paracetamol takes care of the headaches it does nowt for the room spinning around me.

    EDIT:
    Spoke to the quack, he agrees it's an inner-ear infection but reckons it's more likely viral than bacterial. Not much to do except wait, but he has prescribed something that should calm the inner ear down and dampen the vertiginous feeling. Better'n nowt!
     
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  3. Mister_Tad

    Mister_Tad Will work for nuts Super Moderator

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    Drink until it spins enough the opposite way to cancel it out.
     
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  4. Arboreal

    Arboreal Keeper of the Electric Currants

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    Hope the meds get you back on an even keel, GH. Nausea is miserable and debilitating.
     
  5. Andersen

    Andersen Brain for hire

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    Woke up to a bunch of messages from ex. We had a fling couple months ago but I ended it due to her lies. Now she wants a chance to make everything right. After I cut someone out of my life they stay cut out.

    Before anyone asks:
    Its not the usual "oops" scenario, I shoot blanks and she's trans as well. Looks like its simply a case of her having hard time finding partners who are not fetishists.
     
  6. MadGinga

    MadGinga oooh whats this do?

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    Weird coincidence! My dad has just been diagnosed with something similar! Quack said he'd get what are effectively super strength "travel sickness" drugs...
     
  7. Gareth Halfacree

    Gareth Halfacree WIIGII! Staff Administrator Super Moderator Moderator

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    Yeah, same-same. I've actually just necked a normal travel-sickness drug - cinnarizine 30mg, my usual tipple of choice - while I'm waiting for the 'scrip. Not really sure why I didn't think to try that before.
     
  8. mrlongbeard

    mrlongbeard Well-Known Member

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    What I'm after hasn't been discounted on Prime day :duh: oh well, first world problems n all that, guess I'll wait for Black Friday Matters.
     
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  9. Byron C

    Byron C And now a word from our sponsor

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    That's not funny. Not in the slightest.
     
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  10. Pete J

    Pete J Employed scum

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    Well, I found it funny. Please feel free to lambast me.

    @Andersen Oof, sounds like you've had a trying time in love (and war). Part of me wonders in what ways a transexual relationship differs to a (how to put it without alerting the phrasing police) conventional one.
     
  11. mrlongbeard

    mrlongbeard Well-Known Member

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    You'll get over it, or not.
     
  12. Byron C

    Byron C And now a word from our sponsor

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    I guess you're right. Institutionalised racism, hatred, and violence is just bantz, innit. It's just laughs, just funsies. Mocking everything that BLM represents and conflating it with a festival of tax-dodging corporate greed and consumerism for the sake of a badly contrived pun is just good fun.

    IDGAF whether it changes minds or not - that's a 'you' thing, not a 'me' thing. Letting **** slide and not calling it out when you see it only makes you part of the problem, so I'm sure as **** not going to endorse - even implicitly through keeping my mouth/fingers quiet - a culture in which non-white people are systemically mistreated, mocked, ignored, or abused.

    You want to make shitty and degrading puns, well... you do you. Just don't cry foul when people call out ******** for what it is.
     
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  13. bawjaws

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    Yep, feel free to make or like "jokes" that are shitty, and others will feel free to judge you for it. And when that happens, don't cry about being "lambasted" for it.
     
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  14. mrlongbeard

    mrlongbeard Well-Known Member

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    I didn't and I won't.
    You're free to feel however you like about me and my posts, you'll mostly be wrong, but crack on.
     
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  15. Byron C

    Byron C And now a word from our sponsor

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    Yes, you did. And the fact that you and millions of other people can't recognise that is why people are angry.

    I mean... in this case I am demonstrably not wrong, but... you know...

    [​IMG]
     
  16. Mister_Tad

    Mister_Tad Will work for nuts Super Moderator

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    The omnipresent voice of moderation (TM): Please ensure that any subsequent discussion and debate your positions is conducted in a grown-up fashion. Even better if it's in a more appropriate thread.

    I for one found not the pun, but the realization that a marketing manager somewhere in the world is going to end their career with an ill-advised campaign in around 5 weeks mildly amusing. In a darwin awards sort of way.
     
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  17. mrlongbeard

    mrlongbeard Well-Known Member

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    Apologies, let me make my post clear, I did not cry foul, I am not distancing myself or trying to back pedal from the pun I made no matter how distasteful you may find it.
     
  18. Vault-Tec

    Vault-Tec Green Plastic Watering Can

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    Mum has had another fall. This one I fear could be the last. Not because she will die from it, but because I don't think she will be able to move, even limited, ever again.

    Last night we were talking. I mentioned I was running out of vape liquid. I may run out before Amazon arrive.

    Her - "there is a vape shop in Littlehampton".
    Me - "No, I don't want you to go there"
    Her - "No it's fine etc"
    Me - "Whatever you do DON'T go off on your own and DON'T GO TO THE BLOODY VAPE SHOP".

    Got up at 11. Phone ran for about 20 minutes. Was really annoying. I don't answer her phone, see. Any way then the doorbell goes. It's her mate. I opened the door expecting to see mum follow behind her but no mum. So her mate says "are you OK?" I said "She's fallen over, hasn't she?" yeah, she had gone down hard and had to be taken to hospital in an ambulance. She went down on her knee.

    I thanked her and helped her down the step (she had a fall and broke her ankle and can barely walk now). Then the phone rings. It's mum. I'd already phoned the A&E by now and they had told me not to go there as no one is allowed in. Which didn't really help. Any way I answer the phone, it's mum.

    "Are you OK darling what happened?"
    "I fell over in Littlehampton"
    "OK so are you OK?"
    "No I think I have broken my knee cap"
    "Where were you?"
    "In Littlehampton"
    "I know that, dippy, where were you when you fell? were you going to the sodding vape shop?"
    ------------------------------------------------------- silence
    "I fell over in the vape shop".

    FFS. I had a right go at her but she just said "Well you know me, I never do what I am told so you can sod off". So at least she doesn't seem affected mentally and is still perfectly herself.

    I have no doubt this is about to change everything though. At least this time I told my brother. Four times she's fallen and not even told him.
     
  19. Byron C

    Byron C And now a word from our sponsor

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    Well in that case I do at least owe an apology for that, because the way I read it was :

     
  20. mrlongbeard

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