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sympathy for you punktaku , but i raise you for a laparoscopy , they go in from the front so you get to watch it all.all i could think of was a scene from 'das boat' where the captain span his periscope around looking for ships (also the hole is much smaller.....at the start)👀
Ummm…. “No thank you”
 
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Since we’re talking medical stuff, as a Yak of a certain age, I’d like to formally state that colonoscopies are not fun and the prep drink sucks.

Just got home from one…. I thought us aliens were supposed to DO the probing.
I feel your pain brother... I got mine first at 37 because I was worried about going all Chadwick Boseman...

They found f**k all but that disgusting liquid was the foulest thing I've ever drank....
 
100%. And I used to drink “Surfing on Acid” back when I used to drink. (Jäegermeister, Malibu, pineapple juice)
 
100%. And I used to drink “Surfing on Acid” back when I used to drink. (Jäegermeister, Malibu, pineapple juice)
Did they need the colonoscopy to find out if you still had a colon, or if you replaced it with advanced bioware and/or a septic tank? I'm getting reflux just reading that.

Speaking of reflux, that was the reason I had a colonoscopy and gastroscopy at age 28, as part of the quest to see why my stomach kept trying to digest itself. And I agree that the prep was almost worse than the procedure. Though I did have them put me under for that, didn't fancy lying on a table while getting what is essentially a primitive mechadendrite shoved where no man has gone before.
 
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Yeah, I was sedated for it. Had a very strange dream about a massive wall of cardboard boxes that exploded because of all the neon yellow balloons that were jammed behind it. And woke up.

The aftermath was quite uncomfortable for a few hours…. They pump a lot of air up there. Luckily all is well and I don’t have to drink that “cranberry flavor” (HA!) again for five years…

When my sister was in the military, she said they called it “riding the silver stallion” because they were awake and bent over what was in essence a gymnastic horse while the doctor looked around.
 
I just had my yearly physical with my new GP who I switched to because my old one retired. He didn’t like doing “traditional” physicals as they “served no purpose and generally just embarrassed everyone.” So when my new one (who was part of his old practice) told me I’d need to disrobe for that very exam, i balked and ran like Brave Sir Robin. She’s a bit younger and somewhat easy on the eyes, and I’m not….

Luckily I was sedated for what started this whole line of posts, as the anesthesiologist, the doctor, and her young RN were all women. I did apologize just before they sedated me…
 
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GW's new Necromunda hangers on models look great as usual but cant actually be used in a game (characters who sell chemicals etc) and cost a small fortune.Is this genius or just taunting we suckers?.Are there any other companies with the nerve to do this?
Personaly im waiting for a cawdor Phone Salesman model that will reduce the cost of candles to the gang
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GW's new Necromunda hangers on models look great as usual but cant actually be used in a game (characters who sell chemicals etc) and cost a small fortune.Is this genius or just taunting we suckers?.Are there any other companies with the nerve to do this?
Personaly im waiting for a cawdor Phone Salesman model that will reduce the cost of candles to the gang
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It’s a pretty common problem in the new game, even with Bounty hunters and they’ve given us about 30 of those!!

With hangers on they come across as glorified tokens representing an in game rule.

What I mean is essentially they [hangers on] come across as a bit of Wargear, they have rules that enhance Gangers etc but you don’t really need a model to use them for most of the time. Occasionally you get to field them at which point they’re somewhat useful but still not any higher ranking than an old school assistant Miniature like these at the top:

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And yes, their biggest hurdle is that they’re FAR too expensive for what they are. A multi-purpose plastic kit would be preferable. Or a bundle of the resins at a fraction of what they cost individually.

I still balk at Belladonna - super slim, tiny miniature and nearly £20!! Obscene price. Sure, its a nicely sculpted one but no way worth the retail price.
 
I love those old (I want to say Kev Adams maybe?) grots. (As opposed to the Alan Perry assistants, although they’re also cool) So full of character. Not that the plastic ones are half bad though.
 
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Well, after 3 years of dodging it, the virus caught me.

Oh well.

Picked my old mum up from hospital on Friday, by Sunday she had a temperature, next up positive result. Then of course because I’m looking after her, I too have a positive result. *groan*

So far I feel ok, but we’re isolating now anyway.

I’d love to say I’ll spend this time painting more models but… let’s not get too far-fetched!!
 
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I've heard several people say they've caught it for the first time lately. I'm pretty amazed anyone's gone this long without either catching the virus or living a very isolated life for the whole of the last three years.

I note that the UK government is still officially advising masks in crowded places. I believe WHO's guidance is even more pro-mask. But these messages aren't really put across so, unsurprisingly, you hardly see anyone wearing them now. (At my workplace, the company messaging these days is effectively 'please don't mock those weirdoes who still choose to wear a mask'.)
 
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