The Not Happy Thread

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  1. EFMingo

    EFMingo A Nefarious Flamingo Staff Contributor

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    @Dogberry's Watch quick! I need your chainsaw for a new arm! Those weeds are about to get what they deserve!
     
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  2. Dogberry's Watch

    Dogberry's Watch Senior Member

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    On my way!
     
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  3. Friedrich Kugelschreiber

    Friedrich Kugelschreiber Full-time hooman bean. Contributor

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    Pretty sure allergies can manifest themselves in more ways than just anaphylaxis. People are allergic to cat hair and grass and they don't experience anaphylaxis.
     
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  4. Dogberry's Watch

    Dogberry's Watch Senior Member

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    I'm allergic to just about everything in nature (on land anyway), and I don't go into anaphylactic shock because I breathed in grass. The only thing that makes my throat close up is cat hair and bulllllllshit.
     
  5. Cilogical

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    Thats called allergic reaction in layman’s terms and is not a true allergy. A true allergy is anaphylaxis.

    We may still administer drugs, for example, that could cause an allergic reaction, if the benefit outweighs the risk. For a true anaphylaxis allergy though, the risk far outweighs the benefit.
     
  6. Friedrich Kugelschreiber

    Friedrich Kugelschreiber Full-time hooman bean. Contributor

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    I'm looking all over the internet and I'm not seeing a definition of allergy that encompasses just anaphylactic shock. I've always understood allergies to be simply exaggerated immune responses to allergens.
     
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  7. EFMingo

    EFMingo A Nefarious Flamingo Staff Contributor

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    Okay, let's throw on moderator hat here. This is not a medical forum, and none of us are provably licensed allergists.

    Let's all simmer down and flip to our regularly scheduled complaints in The Not Happy Thread.
     
  8. Iain Aschendale

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    Right, we don't do medical diagnosis here. My sister is a veterinarian and she tells people who want to consult by email "Just fax me your cat and I'll treat it and fax it back."

    So moving on...
     
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  9. Homer Potvin

    Homer Potvin I've got no use for kale... Contributor

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    Shit, don't cut the arm off @EFMingo!! It's too late isn't it?
     
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  10. EFMingo

    EFMingo A Nefarious Flamingo Staff Contributor

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    Hmm, now I need to repurpose all the left overs...
     
  11. Dogberry's Watch

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    I know a cannibal.
     
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  12. EFMingo

    EFMingo A Nefarious Flamingo Staff Contributor

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    I'm not giving hand outs here!
     
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  13. Dogberry's Watch

    Dogberry's Watch Senior Member

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    Seems like you are if ya gave up an arm.
     
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  14. EFMingo

    EFMingo A Nefarious Flamingo Staff Contributor

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    Trouble with puns?

    I was thinking fertilizer for the herb garden, or one of my flowering trees. They deserve it.
     
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    Dogberry's Watch Senior Member

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    I guess that's acceptable.
     
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    ... That would be "I'm not giving Hands Out". Come on people, this IS a writing site!
     
  17. Cave Troll

    Cave Troll What do you mean, 'no more abductions'? :P Contributor

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    Feeling like I did as a teenager, with all the angst and 'everything sucks' attitude.
    What the hell is wrong with me, or is the early 30's the new teenage years? o_O
    I suppose it has to do with all the isolation and lack of human interaction in the
    real world that is bringing this out. Also losing interest in some things that I used
    to enjoy, due to not having any support or encouragement. Which in turn makes
    me feel like I am losing part of myself, and not as happy as I could be. Sure it's
    easy to fake it online, but not in person (at least not as easily).
    I guess I am just falling into a depression about losing that bit of my life due to
    all of this. Still writing and drumming, but not doing much else that I enjoy doing.
    Maybe there is a correlation of being unable to converse or share it in any meaningful
    way, that makes it seem like it is something I should give up on it and let those
    thoughts and feelings burn out.
    Oh well, I guess it doesn't matter when it all feels like a waste of effort and resources
    with nothing to do or show for it. :(
    Suppose at this point I should just brace for when it finally crashes into the ground.
    [​IMG]
     
  18. love to read

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    :friend:It will pass. In the meantime...
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  19. keysersoze

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    I am not sure if that capitalization was right (since this is a WRITING site).
     
  20. keysersoze

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  21. jannert

    jannert Who? Whooo? Staff Supporter Contributor

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    I think it's normal to be feeling occasionally out of sorts, non-motivated, etc, right now. These are weird times.
     
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  22. Friedrich Kugelschreiber

    Friedrich Kugelschreiber Full-time hooman bean. Contributor

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    Impacted earwax. My right ear is ringing and buzzing, and I can hardly hear out of it. I've gotten used to it, though. Funny how you do get used to things.
     
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  23. EFMingo

    EFMingo A Nefarious Flamingo Staff Contributor

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    Lay your head sideways and put in Hydrogen Peroxide to the canal. At least that works for me. Sometimes I can get a whole ball of wax out after a let it fizzle in there a bit and tilt it back out. Maybe I'm strange. Can hear great after though!
     
  24. Aaron Smith

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    We really should stop using hydrogen peroxide for medical issues. Like those home teeth whitening remedies that use hydrogen peroxide. Bah stop it.
     
  25. Friedrich Kugelschreiber

    Friedrich Kugelschreiber Full-time hooman bean. Contributor

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    Great for removing blood stains.
     
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