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Re: MORE random stuff about your day

Postby sloopjohnc » 04 Apr 2018, 22:40

hippopotamus wrote:I made a friend at a dance class the other day.
It was a great class which had everybody feeling all Disinhibited and loose (for the purposes of dancing). But by the time I was introducing myself to this guy I had forgotten how normal people behave. I'm not the best at small talk at the best of times... but I started rambling about the Very Weirdest things.
See, he has this MASSIVE handlebar moustache. I think it makes him seem really anonymous, and maybe that's why it's easy to let your guard down.
I started talking to him about my research, namely about fat children and whether or not they have fat livers. He was very attentive and being a Scientist himself said he'd be interested to read up on this if I would send him some papers. So we exchanged details. He added me on facebook, but said he doesn't really use facebook, I should use his e-mail instead.

Who uses e-mails anymore?
I don't know how to write e-mails. Something more than a word or sentence at a time? What does a person even say... so it got even weirder from there.
plus, since I had already started out so weird it was hard to change the tone.
until he ends up sending a pretty normal but then attaches a hyperlink to a google images image of a skeleton bird in a cage.
I don't know whether I should acknowledge this... or what to say.
So I wrote back and attached an MRI of my liver.

I don't think this is the start of a beautiful friendship. I think technology has distorted all human relations and this is what we're left with.
In a post chat, post e-moji world. We're left with bird skeleton in a cage and Liver MRIs.


Sounds like kismet.

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Postby Dr Markus » 06 Apr 2018, 12:31

Fuck Conor McGregor the cunt, ruining it for all Irish, whether he realizes it or not.
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Re: MORE random stuff about your day

Postby Goat Boy » 06 Apr 2018, 13:50

Dr Markus wrote:Fuck Conor McGregor the cunt, ruining it for all Irish, whether he realizes it or not.


He lost the plot ages ago.
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Postby yomptepi » 06 Apr 2018, 13:52

sloopjohnc wrote:
I felt sluggish the last couple months even though I was working out, but just in the last four days, I have tons more energy eating a lot healthier. Chicken is the only kind of meat I've had and that's been once.




Isn't gout cyclical? My boss gets it, and it seems to come around every 18 months or so whether he has been good or bad with his diet. He gets it in his toes and his ankle. He tries to avoid anything made from grapes, red meat and seafood. Did you have a check for diabetes at the same time, as gout can be a sign of an antibody disorder. You are quite old for your first attack. My boss has had it since he finished puberty.
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Postby yomptepi » 06 Apr 2018, 13:53

Goat Boy wrote:
Dr Markus wrote:Fuck Conor McGregor the cunt, ruining it for all Irish, whether he realizes it or not.


He lost the plot ages ago.



I wonder if he thought he was in one of those WWE fake stunt video's. Maybe it was all a badly conceived joke.
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Postby Dr Markus » 06 Apr 2018, 13:56

Goat Boy wrote:
Dr Markus wrote:Fuck Conor McGregor the cunt, ruining it for all Irish, whether he realizes it or not.


He lost the plot ages ago.



Aye but this is proper over the top shit. Fuck him. At least we have well behaved Donegal native Joe Duffy. 8-)
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Re: MORE random stuff about your day

Postby Goat Boy » 06 Apr 2018, 13:59

yomptepi wrote:
Goat Boy wrote:
Dr Markus wrote:Fuck Conor McGregor the cunt, ruining it for all Irish, whether he realizes it or not.


He lost the plot ages ago.



I wonder if he thought he was in one of those WWE fake stunt video's. Maybe it was all a badly conceived joke.


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Copehead wrote:we have lost touch with anything normal

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Re: MORE random stuff about your day

Postby Goat Boy » 06 Apr 2018, 14:01

Dr Markus wrote:
Goat Boy wrote:
Dr Markus wrote:Fuck Conor McGregor the cunt, ruining it for all Irish, whether he realizes it or not.


He lost the plot ages ago.



Aye but this is proper over the top shit. Fuck him. At least we have well behaved Donegal native Joe Duffy. 8-)


He's advertising Burger King now :lol:
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Postby Dr Markus » 06 Apr 2018, 14:02

yomptepi wrote:
Goat Boy wrote:
Dr Markus wrote:Fuck Conor McGregor the cunt, ruining it for all Irish, whether he realizes it or not.


He lost the plot ages ago.



I wonder if he thought he was in one of those WWE fake stunt video's. Maybe it was all a badly conceived joke.


Nah, he had his UFC belt stripped off him and he didn't like it.
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Re: MORE random stuff about your day

Postby Dr Markus » 06 Apr 2018, 14:03

Goat Boy wrote:
Dr Markus wrote:
Goat Boy wrote:
He lost the plot ages ago.



Aye but this is proper over the top shit. Fuck him. At least we have well behaved Donegal native Joe Duffy. 8-)


He's advertising Burger King now :lol:



Aye I seen, money's money but at the same time. :(
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Re: MORE random stuff about your day

Postby sloopjohnc » 06 Apr 2018, 17:50

yomptepi wrote:
sloopjohnc wrote:
I felt sluggish the last couple months even though I was working out, but just in the last four days, I have tons more energy eating a lot healthier. Chicken is the only kind of meat I've had and that's been once.




Isn't gout cyclical? My boss gets it, and it seems to come around every 18 months or so whether he has been good or bad with his diet. He gets it in his toes and his ankle. He tries to avoid anything made from grapes, red meat and seafood. Did you have a check for diabetes at the same time, as gout can be a sign of an antibody disorder. You are quite old for your first attack. My boss has had it since he finished puberty.


Neither the ER doctor or my doctor seemed concerned about what you mention and didn't mention anything about it being cyclical, and I've never heard that before. They both just told me to avoid certain foods. As I get older, I get blood tests every year and I come up pretty well except for one test. My doctor just told me to take folic acid to counteract it.

I have to say it's only been a week and the only meat I've eaten is chicken, and not very much of it at all. I've just been eating grains, fruit, veggies and legume type stuff and my energy level has increased a ton. I haven't had any alcohol either, which I'm sure helps. And I don't really miss it either. I don't weigh myself, but I can tell I'm not as bloated and probably lost 3-4 lbs just on diet changes and not drinking.

Like I mentioned, last year I gave up alcohol for nearly six months and didn't think I'd ever go back to it again. But then a couple dinners out and a trip to Oregon, where they have really good craft beers, got me back on the wagon.

And I never want to get gout again. It was terrible.

I've had enough patty melts and corn dogs for 10 men. I can forego them for the time being at this point.
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Re: MORE random stuff about your day

Postby Six String » 06 Apr 2018, 22:43

I've never heard of gout being cyclical either. It will flare up if you eat foods that bring it on, especially if you aren't on meds for it. It would seem preferable to change diet instead of taking meds. Red wine is a big no no for gout but not sure about alcohol in general. I've always wondered in the back of my mind how I would handle not being able to drink wine with dinner. It is such an automatic response. I only have five to six ounces, equivilance of one drink by the "books" most nights so it's not like the old days where my wife and I would drain a bottle most nights of the week. Still, that one glass or two changes the meal completely and I don't mean the alcohol.

I suppose cassoulet is out too, eh? ;)

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I have a new favorite tacqueria five minutes from the house. $1.50 tacos and they don't skimp on the meat. I had my first pork esophagus taco the other day. They have a cabeza taco too which I'll get next time. The burritos are massive. I could probably get three meals out of one.

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Re: MORE random stuff about your day

Postby sloopjohnc » 06 Apr 2018, 23:05

Six String wrote:I Look away John (and Anna too for other reasons)
I have a new favorite tacqueria five minutes from the house. $1.50 tacos and they don't skimp on the meat. I had my first pork esophagus taco the other day. They have a cabeza taco too which I'll get next time. The burritos are massive. I could probably get three meals out of one.


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Postby harvey k-tel » 06 Apr 2018, 23:17

Let him have his tacos and burritos, Sloop, it just means more cassoulet for you!
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Postby clive gash » 06 Apr 2018, 23:29

Ooh yum, Pork Esophagus.
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Re: MORE random stuff about your day

Postby The Fish » 07 Apr 2018, 14:54

... and Americans think we are weird for putting kidney in a pie !
We're way past rhubarb

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Postby Six String » 07 Apr 2018, 17:03

The Fish wrote:... and Americans think we are weird for putting kidney in a pie !


:lol: only some Americans.

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Postby Jeemo » 08 Apr 2018, 11:34

my Dad would have been 90 today.
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Postby yomptepi » 08 Apr 2018, 12:44

Ten years after my best mate Nick was killed a tragic hospital accident, his teenage daughter is coming to visit us to talk about her dad. It is all going to be a bit difficult, but I have always hoped she would want to just spend a bit of time learning what he was like when he was a kid, and all the mad stuff we got up to. So it is all going to be a bitter sweet I expect...
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Postby Minnie Mincepie » 08 Apr 2018, 17:10

Jeemo wrote:my Dad would have been 90 today.


Happy Birthday to your Pa!
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