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Re: How many people have read the bible?

Postby Tigger_the_Wing on Tue Oct 05, 2010 6:40 pm

Roy Hunter wrote:It is an attitude that is quite often used in beating addictions (amongst other things): don't think about the goal, because it will feel too ambitious and distant, and you will fail; instead think about the process, living your life today, this moment right now, and the goal will take care of itself.

Also useful in getting through college or university without going mad. :idiot:


Or living with disability and/or poor health.

Focussing on what one can do right now, this moment, rather than on what life might be like in the future.

Right now, I'm focussing on how to splint my right foot so that I can cycle to the hospital to find out whether or not I've actually broken the toe.
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Re: How many people have read the bible?

Postby TwistedSister on Tue Oct 05, 2010 8:01 pm

Not much they will do for a broken toe. Just slap some First Aid tape around it and save yourself the $$.
I'd also advise not standing on your tippy toes for awhile.
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Re: How many people have read the bible?

Postby Qwertyuiopasd on Tue Oct 05, 2010 8:07 pm

Well, methinks Australian hospitals might work differently than american ones. Do you guys have any sort of slightly more socialized health care than we do?
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Re: How many people have read the bible?

Postby daftbeaker on Tue Oct 05, 2010 8:26 pm

Qwertyuiopasd wrote:Well, methinks Australian hospitals might work differently than american ones. Do you guys have any sort of slightly more socialized health care than we do?

That's what happens in the NHS as well (in my experience). There really isn't much you can do for toes, fingers or ribs, you get the standard X-ray to check if it is broken, they strap it up, give you painkillers and tell you not to do whatever it was you did again.

I'd still suggest Tig goes in bearing in mind her existing medical issues. You'd feel silly if this turned out to be an indicator of something serious like osteoporosis and you didn't get it checked out :wink:
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Re: How many people have read the bible?

Postby Tigger_the_Wing on Wed Oct 06, 2010 5:32 am

As I posted in the whinge thread, I cycled to the medical drop-in centre where they X-rayed me, diagnosed 'probably not broken but come back Monday' and agreed that my compression sock was doing a better job of supporting it than the tubular bandage I was offered.

My foot hurts. :sad:

I was too tired and sore to go to the cinema this evening. :bummer:

And, to get back on-topic, I'm avoiding reading the bible at the moment because the one I have here is the size of a small house and I'd really hate to drop it on my foot.
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Re: How many people have read the bible?

Postby black bart on Wed Oct 06, 2010 8:23 am

There you have it...Commandment numero eleven:

Thou shalt not drop the good book on thine toe.
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Re: How many people have read the bible?

Postby Ubi Dubius on Wed Oct 06, 2010 4:32 pm

I once broke my toe in a baking accident.
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Re: How many people have read the bible?

Postby Ham Nox on Wed Oct 06, 2010 5:13 pm

That's quite an accomplishment. Did you drop a frozen turkey on your foot?
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Re: How many people have read the bible?

Postby PKMKII on Wed Oct 06, 2010 8:55 pm

Ham Nox wrote:That's quite an accomplishment. Did you drop a frozen turkey on your foot?


If he had dropped a frozen turkey on his foot, he probably wouldn't have said foot anymore.
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Re: How many people have read the bible?

Postby Ubi Dubius on Wed Oct 06, 2010 11:44 pm

Ham Nox wrote:That's quite an accomplishment. Did you drop a frozen turkey on your foot?

Negative. I'd call that a roasting accident, anyway.
Nope, I was baking cookies.
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Re: How many people have read the bible?

Postby Nef Yoo BlackBeard on Thu Oct 07, 2010 2:58 pm

kan i haff sum kookyz unka ubidad?
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Re: How many people have read the bible?

Postby Ubi Dubius on Thu Oct 07, 2010 3:36 pm

Nef Yoo, I'll give you a cookie every week you don't post haneefink. I mean, anything.
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Re: How many people have read the bible?

Postby black bart on Fri Oct 08, 2010 7:02 am

Does it say anything about Nef Yoos in the Bible? Are you allowed to sacrifice them on a Friday?
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Re: How many people have read the bible?

Postby Edd on Fri Oct 08, 2010 7:25 am

black bart wrote:Does it say anything about Nef Yoos in the Bible? Are you allowed to sacrifice them on a Friday?


Wasn't there something like 'Because thou hast done this, thou art cursed above all cattle, and above every beast of the field; upon thy belly shalt thou go, and dust shalt thou eat all the days of thy life:
And I will put enmity between thee and the woman, and between thy seed and her seed; it shall bruise thy head, and thou shalt bruise his heel'? I'm pretty sure that was about Nef Yoo and Capellini.
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Re: How many people have read the bible?

Postby Roy Hunter on Fri Oct 08, 2010 8:50 am

Does that mean the Song of Solomon is about Scott and El? (Music by Barry White, of course.)

BTW, well done everybody! This nearly turned into the broken toes thread, but we've managed to get it back onto the bible again. And I once broke a toe kicking my wife.
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