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Old 3rd Aug 2010, 13:32   #641
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Perhaps they (the Japanese) need to try more homeopathy?
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Old 4th Aug 2010, 10:58   #642
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Perhaps they (the Japanese) need to try more homeopathy?
There's a good comment on there. Excerpt:
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Any docot worhti his'her experiecne would have prescribed arnica and given me a crutch ... (Edited by author 12 hours ago)
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Last week, I spained my ankle severely while loading a boat onto a friend's car roof-rack. It was so severe that I collapsed and passed out, came round, hobbled into the car, went home and promprtly passed out again form the pain and shock. Fortunately I carry Arnica montana, a homeopathic remedy (for bruising, muscle tears and shock) with me. Within half ana hour I gave myself a dose (3 pills internally). The sprain (not a fracture - i was X rayed that same afternoon) was one of the most severe I have ever experienced. It was a grade 2, not a grade 3 (which is a total rupture of the ligament). After leaving A&E I was turfed out, off the hospital wheelchair, into the wide world, no crutches, nothing. Not even pain killers. Any docot worhti his'her experiecne would have prescribed arnica and given me a crutch (just one, please?). But my steady minimal dose of arnica over the last week have seen me recover really well. I am now walking unaided, and this after a sprain that saw me unable to put any weight on the left foot. Arnica works - I have used it for years, on my child when she had scrapes and bruises (she was an ice skater), on my friends when hiking in the mountains........it works, it works, it works. And you can call "placebo" all you like. I've tested that. Arnica, as a homeopathic remedy WORK! The medical research community is increasingly in league with the major pharmaceutical companies who feel threatened that their vast profits will be reduced by cheaper effective remedies. I cannot say the same for all homeopathic remedies, but this I know, Arnica montana is a miraculous remedy, reducing trauma, bruising and internal bleeding and facilitating rapid recovery. My left ankle is proof if ever I needed it. The science of homeopathy has not been proved or disproved. We don't know everything. Empirical evidence on homeopathic treatment speaks for itself. It can work. The NHs should take such empirical evidence as proof enough of effective and cheaper treatment and continue supporting it. Maybe they can buy a few more crutches too. (Edited by author 12 hours ago)
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Why did I hear that in this voice?:

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Old 8th Aug 2010, 17:26   #644
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Misleading Headline Leads To Mistrial.

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Old 10th Aug 2010, 20:32   #645
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While a flight from Pittsburgh to New York was taxiing on the runway around noon yesterday, as is the custom on planes everywhere, a passenger jumped up to get her belongings from the overhead before the captain had turned off the seat belt sign. Slater asked her to sit down. The passenger refused, and her luggage hit Slater in the head. And when Slater's demand for an apology was allegedly met with a "Fuck you," he didn't respond with a tight-slipped smile and a "Buh bye."

Instead, he got on the plane's public address system, and as the plane pulled up to the gate, said something to the effect of, "To the fucking asshole that told me to fuck off, it’s been a good 28 years!" He then grabbed some beer off the beverage cart, activated the inflatable evacuation slide, slid off the plane, ran to the parking lot and drove home. When officials caught up with him to arrest him for his shenanigans, he was allegedly having sex with his boyfriend.
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Superb. I always think that people who get up before the seat belt sign is switched off should be held on the plane and made to return to their point of origin. Ah, if I ruled the world...
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I never got my head around them personally, but aparently someone did.
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I never got my head around them personally, but aparently someone did.
I can do Rubik's Cube by a foolproof method of algorithms my best friend showed me in 1981, but only in about 197 moves.....
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In 1983 someone taught me to count up to 1023 on my fingers. But I still can't solve Rubik's cubes.
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