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Post by Stanley » 15 Feb 2018, 04:09

No China. My dad had two in the same place and one day he asked me to cut them off with his straight razor. Blood flooded out and we had to get the Doc in to cauterise them. That's why I have left it alone all these years. All I had to do was wait!
Horses and cattle sometimes got 'angleberries' on their legs, Like a large rough bulbous wart. We used to tie cobbler's twine tightly round the base and they dropped off.
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Post by Stanley » 17 Feb 2018, 05:17

After only two days I am benefiting from using Earex. Just goes to show that simple maintenance pays!
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Post by Marilyn » 17 Feb 2018, 09:14

EAREX?!!!
No wonder your TV sounds better! :geek: it isn't the sound bar!

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Post by chinatyke » 18 Feb 2018, 03:56

Marilyn wrote:
17 Feb 2018, 09:14
EAREX?!!!
No wonder your TV sounds better! :geek: it isn't the sound bar!
I might hold back on buying a sound bar, Earex is cheaper!

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Post by Stanley » 18 Feb 2018, 04:06

No doubt you are all right...... :biggrin2:
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Re: MEDICAL MATTERS

Post by Big Kev » 18 Feb 2018, 08:39

Flat screen tv speakers aren't good so the sound bar will be a massive improvement.
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Post by chinatyke » 18 Feb 2018, 09:43

Big Kev wrote:
18 Feb 2018, 08:39
Flat screen tv speakers aren't good so the sound bar will be a massive improvement.
:good:

I've become a bit of a dinosaur with all the latest technology on offer. I will be buying a Chinese sound bar and so I won't have the luxury of reading any instructions, but I know it has blue tooth. I don't think my TV has blue tooth so I'll just be relying on old fashioned cables for the connections. Sounds a bit iffy which is why I'm hesitant to buy.

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Post by Tizer » 18 Feb 2018, 10:22

China, what's the Chinese for bluetooth?

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Post by PanBiker » 18 Feb 2018, 10:35

Tiz, just as an aside, have you got my PM's they are showing as unread?
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Post by Tizer » 18 Feb 2018, 11:20

I've just replied to your second message Ian. I didn't know there were any for me - does the software no longer flag up messages when they arrive?

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Post by PanBiker » 18 Feb 2018, 11:31

Replied in other thread.
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Post by chinatyke » 18 Feb 2018, 14:12

Tizer wrote:
18 Feb 2018, 10:22
China, what's the Chinese for bluetooth?
蓝牙 lanya

I'm just guessing because lan means blue and ya is tooth.

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Post by Stanley » 19 Feb 2018, 04:02

Do not put the Earex into the speakers.....
Later.... See THIS for a Guardian report on new research into detecting broad spectrum Autism at an early age. I suppose this is a good thing as long as it is accurate. I get a bit worried about tests which give false positives and sometimes lead to unnecessary treatment.
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Post by Stanley » 22 Feb 2018, 06:54

60 years ago the Aluminium Plant and Vessel Company delivered two new 2" valves to West Marton for use in the milk storage plant. The legend on the sides of the boxes was 'Leak-Proof Cock' and even then we noted this and commented that it was a consummation devoutly to be wished! As I get older this is borne in on me more and more! Getting old isn't for cissies!
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Post by Marilyn » 22 Feb 2018, 07:33

Commiserations Stanley. Though...possibly better to endure a slight leak than total stoppage and blockage.
More prone to infection with a slight leak of course.
Just muscles, past their prime. You could try gentle Pilates and pelvic muscle workouts...

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Post by Stanley » 23 Feb 2018, 04:51

It's one of the reasons I started doing pelvic floor exercises regularly a few weeks ago. Not serious or unhygienic, just a nuisance! I don't laugh at the Tena Lady ads on the TV......
A doctor once told me about a patient of his, an old bloke, who seemed to be using a lot of incontinence pads. When he enquired he found he as insulating his loft with them.....
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Post by Stanley » 24 Feb 2018, 06:27

Making a clean break from all my old glasses was a good idea especially the ones I use only for my computer. I have suspected for a while, more in hope than conviction, that they were a bit off and were putting strain on my weak right eye, the one that had the detached retina. I have got used to all of them now and adjusted and the main thing I have found is that the distortion in my right eye has lessened. Only one day so I suspect there is more improvement to come! This time yesterday I was not seeing the screen properly and was disappointed but that's all changed now as my eyes have adjusted. I am a very happy bunny because the improvement is noticeable in reading and the new general purpose safety glasses. So, ugly as they are I shall be sticking to them!
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Re: MEDICAL MATTERS

Post by Stanley » 27 Feb 2018, 06:33

My eyes continue to improve marginally using the new glasses. My finger seems to have a permanent stiffness, I shall just have to live with it.
Last night I felt a bit dodgy, not quite right. I am always aware of the possibility of a virus or cold at this time of the year so I took a Sudafed decongestant which generally seems to benefit me. By the time I went to bed I felt OK and am the same this morning. Was it a false alarm or did I nip something in the bud? Whatever, it seems to have passed.....
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Re: MEDICAL MATTERS

Post by Cathy » 28 Feb 2018, 08:26

I was part of a strange conversation today. On Wednesdays I volunteer at our local hospital in the switchboard dept.
Switchboard operator was telling us that she had just rang the morgue and had to wait to be answered.
Upon answering the morgue staff member said 'Sorry you had to wait, I was just popping an eye out and had to put it in the fridge straight away '.
I asked 'Oh, is that part of embalming?
Answer 'No, it's part of human harvesting, the patient who has just died was an organ donor'.
I said 'Oh, oh right. OK'. Ewww.
I know I'm in my own little world, but it's OK... they know me here. :)

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Re: MEDICAL MATTERS

Post by Marilyn » 28 Feb 2018, 08:59

Bless the donor!
I'm all for being an organ donor. I donate all I have that may be needed. ( please be aware there may be considerable mileage on some organs....but I have perfect eyesight!)

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Post by PanBiker » 28 Feb 2018, 10:54

Me too, they can have as much of me as they want. Important to make all your family aware of your wishes.
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Post by Cathy » 28 Feb 2018, 12:24

I'm an organ donor too, a very worthwhile thing to do .
I know I'm in my own little world, but it's OK... they know me here. :)

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Post by Stanley » 01 Mar 2018, 04:40

It's in my LPA for Terminal Care......
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Post by Marilyn » 01 Mar 2018, 04:53

It is embedded on my driver's licence...

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Post by Tizer » 01 Mar 2018, 10:17

We're signed up too and the UK government is considering making it the default position so you have to opt out if you don't want to donate. This recent radio programme presented by Joan Bakewell was good on donating your body: LINK As well as discussing how to do it (in Britain) they also visited a hospital and were present as a body was brought in and prepared.

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