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Re: More random internet weirdness.
« Reply #5900 on: January 22, 2021, 02:14:43 pm »
They are pretty good at replacing discs anymore. Might wanna get it looked at and see if they can fix it.

*nods* Until recently, the tech was a little iffy (damn near medieval, when I was in middle school).

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    « Reply #5901 on: January 22, 2021, 05:33:20 pm »
    There have been a few orthopedic corrective surgeries in my extended family over the years.  The general consensus of the participants is " If you can avoid surgery - do so." .   There's your idea of what the surgery and recovery and prognosis post surgery will be, there's the surgeon's idea of what all those thing will be and finally there's what actually happens. 
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    « Reply #5902 on: January 22, 2021, 09:02:59 pm »
    I am just speaking from the experience of a good buddy. He had two lumbar discs replaced with the new articulated discs. He is back on the mat in jiu jitsu within 6 months. His pain has been reduced almost completely and his mobility is better.

    Compare that to my father that had discs fused in his neck, and he still has issues.

    Things have improved tremendously.

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    « Reply #5903 on: January 23, 2021, 08:47:40 pm »
    Glad to hear it.  I was referring specifically to a couple of joint replacement surgeries - one of which had to be redone after less than ten years.  It was awful and the recipient said afterward that if he had known what he was in for he would have never agreed to it. 
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    « Reply #5904 on: January 29, 2021, 01:23:55 pm »
    Oh working discs again... what would it be like?

    I've destroyed my two lowest discs... If I slack off on exercising or gain too much weight The top of my spine shifts 6" to the left of the bottom and it'll take me a month to get back to walking normally.

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    « Reply #5905 on: February 24, 2021, 09:43:37 pm »
    782 bench in a competition in the raw category(no sleeves/no shirt/small wrist wraps).

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    « Reply #5906 on: February 25, 2021, 02:47:40 pm »
    And he made it look easy.   :thumbup1 :clap
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    « Reply #5907 on: July 17, 2021, 06:34:05 pm »
    Don't ask... watched a clip of Miami Vice and it showed up in my suggestions feed.

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    « Reply #5908 on: December 03, 2021, 10:20:34 am »
    I'm really not sure there is anything I can add to this other than   :shrug

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    Army bomb squad technicians were sent to a hospital after a man arrived in casualty with a WWII anti-tank shell lodged into his rectum.

    Medics called for specialist support after the man presented in the Accident and Emergency unit of Gloucestershire Royal Hospital in Gloucester when he could not remove the 57mm shell.

    The military collector claimed he armour-piercing munition was from his private arsenal. He told medics the 80-year-old explosive device became lodged after he tripped and fell awkwardly.

    A source told The Sun: 'The guy said he found the shell when he was having a clear out of his stuff.

    'He said he put it on the floor then he slipped and fell on it — and it went up his a***.

    'He was in a considerable amount of pain. I think he collected military memorabilia.'

    Police were called to the hospital as were the Army bomb squad.

    A second source told The Sun: 'It was a solid shot round. It was a chunky, pointed lump of lead designed to rip through a tank’s armour.

    'It was basically an inert lump of metal, so there was no risk to life — at least not to anyone else’s.'

    A hospital spokesperson confirmed 'relevant safety protocols' were followed and there were no risks to staff, patients or visitors.

    The MoD added they sent the bomb squad following a request from local police.

    That's right he 'fell' on it. Sure.
    I just hope no-one ever pulls this guy's finger.

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    « Reply #5909 on: December 04, 2021, 03:19:33 pm »
    Don't ask... watched a clip of Miami Vice and it showed up in my suggestions feed.


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    « Reply #5910 on: December 25, 2021, 02:55:52 pm »
    So who makes the best war films? America? Britain? Russia?
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