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    Eeewww, you can't make this stuff up.

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    Eyeball Licking Fetish Causing Pink Eye Outbreak In Japan

    Story idea, anyone. ;) :D
     
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    I thought pink eye was a 'down below' infection for men :( anyway, we in the west usually latch onto Japanese crazes so get some ointment ready people, especially those in the medical industry Ginge :)
     
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    I first heard of this last week when a fellow I coached in youth soccer posted it on his Facebook page. As of a few minutes ago, it was the lead story on Yahoo! News. I congratulate my former player on being ahead of the trend.

    As for a story idea...um, no thank you. Not my thing.
     
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    I've actually licked an eyeball before. It was interesting, but not the best thing. There are so many other things to do with your tongue that eyeball licking is pretty low down.
     
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    You have an eye "down below" erebh? :p
     
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    just the one...
     
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    I'm pretty adventurous behind closed doors, but this is not a trick I'll be adding to the repertoire. [​IMG]
     
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    I have to ask, JJ. What could have possibly possessed you to do such a thing? I mean, the eyeball just does not strike me as an erogenous zone.
     
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    Ha! I was very young and it's something that you think, 'Hey, you can't do this with anyone else so why not?'

    I also did shared breathing as well where we would share the same breath multiple times until we got light headed. I don't know, why does anyone do anything? lol
     
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    Another sad case of, "If you can't join 'em, lick 'em."
     
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    Ooh, I just had a great idea!

    Flavored eye drops!
     
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    They'd have to be pH balanced (7.5 to match saline) or they'd sting. You could sell them as a diet aide, they drip down your tear duct and you taste them. You'd give the product legitimacy but your real target market would be the Japanese 6th graders who would abuse the drops.
     
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    drops where?
     
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    I'm finding myself just as curious...maybe, micro-suspense at its finest?
     
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    I'm missing something. "Flavored eye drops", tell me what about that is confusing? :confused:

    Wait, never mind.
     
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    Geez, this story has already been all over the news months go. I'm pretty sure it's a canard.
     
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    Sigh, it was new today in my international infectious disease alert for medical providers group. Sometimes you get stuff late, if no one passes it along to the group.

    But sometimes, we get alerted to real serious stuff long before the public in general has heard anything. Reports on SARS, for example, began more than a month before the Hong Kong source infected 9 world travelers and everyone else heard about it.

    SARS was killing people, eye infections, meh, you treat empirically so the source was less important. ;)

    It's actually a very good network.
     
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    Wait, I thought it was someone from China who started the whole SARS thing, not someone from Hong Kong? (and before anyone says it, yes, I know technically HK is in China, but they're quite different!)
     
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    The origin of human SARS was in Guangdong, China. There were reports for more than a month coming to us that hundreds of people were dying from a respiratory infection that was also spreading to the doctors and nurses in the hospital. That's a really bad sign when something spreads to the health care workers taking care of sick people, it means highly contagious.

    It wasn't until one of those infected people spread the pathogen to Hong Kong that the world took notice. He infected 9 people in his hotel who went on to travel to different countries. Before the cases in Hong Kong, the disease was burning under the radar.
     

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