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Offline Rev. Moon

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Re: OMG! LUMBAH PUNKCHA!
« Reply #100 on: May 27, 2011, 01:25:34 PM »
I thought it looked weird/wrong -- thanks.  You know I actually went to this movie at the illustrious Tally-Ho Cinema when I was 10 years old and became so frightened my father had to take me out in the lobby until I calmed down. Did that with Towering Inferno too.

lol, the things that used to scare us as kids.  

The only movie to ever get me all bent out of shape was the nasty Cannibal Holocaust, which I saw when I was 8 or 9.  Nothing really scares me nowadays as far as flicks are concerned, though I must admit that one video nasty that got me all queasy very recently was the repugnant Human Centipede; I couldn't even finish it.  


An examination of the Register of Births, Deaths and Marriages will show that Matty the Damned slithered out in 1975 not 1974.

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Re: OMG! LUMBAH PUNKCHA!
« Reply #101 on: May 27, 2011, 01:26:47 PM »
I wanna see the Human Centipede.
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Re: OMG! LUMBAH PUNKCHA!
« Reply #102 on: May 27, 2011, 01:27:46 PM »
I wanna see the Human Centipede.

Don't, baby.  It's just an exercise in nihilism and human cruelty without any redeeming value.
"I have tried hard--but life is difficult, and I am a very useless person. I can hardly be said to have an independent existence. I was just a screw or a cog in the great machine I called life, and when I dropped out of it I found I was of no use anywhere else."

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Re: OMG! LUMBAH PUNKCHA!
« Reply #103 on: May 27, 2011, 01:29:35 PM »
Don't, baby.  It's just an exercise in nihilism and human cruelty without any redeeming value.

That's why I wanna see it.
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Offline Matty the Damned

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Re: OMG! LUMBAH PUNKCHA!
« Reply #104 on: May 27, 2011, 01:36:21 PM »
Salo.

That is all.

MtD

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Re: OMG! LUMBAH PUNKCHA!
« Reply #105 on: May 27, 2011, 02:07:50 PM »
Salo.

That is all.

MtD

I have avoided that film for many years, even though I love one his other movies, Teorema.  I have been re-reading de Sade's The 120 Days of Sodom for the last couple of weeks, so I may eventually watch the film that it inspired, even if it has excrement eating and all sorts of lovely scenes :P
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Re: OMG! LUMBAH PUNKCHA!
« Reply #106 on: May 27, 2011, 03:09:37 PM »
I wanna see the Human Centipede.

The human centipod on South Park was pretty funny.

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Re: OMG! LUMBAH PUNKCHA!
« Reply #107 on: May 27, 2011, 04:32:30 PM »
excrement eating and all sorts of lovely scenes :P

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Re: OMG! LUMBAH PUNKCHA!
« Reply #108 on: May 27, 2011, 08:29:26 PM »
Dearest Mattala...I shall say a little Friday night Shabbos prayer, or not, but here's hoping that everything works out well at the little Cuckoo's nest you're resigned to so you can be made better.  Keep up your sense of humor, it is you're most valuable trait.  I say so because I have always enjoyed your little writings, topical and witty, an honest sarcasm, some solid advice and just a treat generally speaking. 

So forget you, just get better for us and get back to that Boolabangem place where you undoubtedly have just enough folks to make miserable !!! ;)

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Re: OMG! LUMBAH PUNKCHA!
« Reply #109 on: May 27, 2011, 11:26:20 PM »
I must admit that one video nasty that got me all queasy very recently was the repugnant Human Centipede; I couldn't even finish it.  

Worst movie. EVER. I think I made it through the first 20 minutes before switching it off. And I've stuck it out through my fair share of bad shit...
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Re: OMG! LUMBAH PUNKCHA!
« Reply #110 on: May 27, 2011, 11:56:40 PM »
Dearest Mattala...I shall say a little Friday night Shabbos prayer, or not, but here's hoping that everything works out well at the little Cuckoo's nest you're resigned to so you can be made better.  Keep up your sense of humor, it is you're most valuable trait.  I say so because I have always enjoyed your little writings, topical and witty, an honest sarcasm, some solid advice and just a treat generally speaking. 

So forget you, just get better for us and get back to that Boolabangem place where you undoubtedly have just enough folks to make miserable !!! ;)

Jodala

Jodala,

I'm home bubchik. :-*

And all is well. Sure things aren't exactly as I would like them, but what can you do?

One of the neat things about HSP is that it only affects the lower body -- not the hands. My poison missives will not be stopped they won't!

As always a gezunt der in pupik! :)

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Re: OMG! LUMBAH PUNKCHA!
« Reply #111 on: May 28, 2011, 12:09:19 AM »
One of the neat things about HSP is that it only affects the lower body -- not the hands. My poison missives will not be stopped they won't!

MtD


Please..  You'd peck them out with a pencil in your mouth if you had to.  That's one portion of this whole affair I'm not  concerned about.
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Re: OMG! LUMBAH PUNKCHA!
« Reply #112 on: May 28, 2011, 07:28:34 AM »
Matty

I'm sorry to hear this news. 

On the family issues, if it is a dominant gene, then did one of your parents have this too? Would how it affected them give you some better idea of what to expect?

Of course, if it is due to a recessive gene, then your brother is less likely to also be affected, and his children even less so.

Thinking of you
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Re: OMG! LUMBAH PUNKCHA!
« Reply #113 on: May 28, 2011, 08:10:18 AM »
Matty

I'm sorry to hear this news. 

On the family issues, if it is a dominant gene, then did one of your parents have this too? Would how it affected them give you some better idea of what to expect?

Of course, if it is due to a recessive gene, then your brother is less likely to also be affected, and his children even less so.

Thinking of you
A

Thanks Urban,

I've looked briefly at some of the scientific literature on HSP. It seems that 70%-80% of sufferers are affected by a dominant gene. And talking on the telephone with my father today, it seems possible that he has some mild form of this condition.

It is possible to be quite mildly affected and not really notice anything is wrong.

Given that HSP is quite rare, the likelihood of both my parents having the recessive gene (as carriers or afflicted) seems improbable. In very rare cases it's possible to have a "sporadic" form of the disease, where a mutation arises in an individual and there is no familial history.

The only reason I've been diagnosed is Frau Eva spotted various neurological abnormalities in a routine examination. I thought I might have a spot of mild PN (I've got some numbness in my big toes) and Betty encouraged me to raise it with Eva.

For quite a while I've noticed that my left leg feels "heavy" when I walk. Also when I walk for any reasonable distance my calf muscles and occasionally my thighs feel painful and stiff afterwards. I simply put this down to being out of shape, but now I know it's the spasticity at work.

I went for a long walk today and now my legs feel like they're made of stone. At least they match my heart. :)

When I underwent neurological examination it was discovered that I cannot stand on my toes or rock back on my heels without losing balance and falling over. Similarly I cannot stand still with my eyes closed for more than 10 seconds before I sway to the left and fall over. Also I cannot crouch, I become unbalanced and fall.

I fail other standard neuro tests as well involving hand eye coordination, leg strength and tone, dorsiflexion etc.

I had no idea that these things were happening. So the real heroes in this tale are Miss Betty for making me raise the issue with Eva and Eva for taking the time to do a thorough neurological exam and spotting the problems.

MtD

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Re: OMG! LUMBAH PUNKCHA!
« Reply #114 on: May 28, 2011, 08:28:52 AM »
I hope your father's experience is predictive for you then, since it sounds like he has been able to manage it.

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Re: OMG! LUMBAH PUNKCHA!
« Reply #115 on: May 28, 2011, 02:09:27 PM »
Aww Matty, sorry to hear you're having to deal with this.  Here's a hug from the soggy north.

For some reason I'm reminded of that godawful piece of Kenny Rogers' psychadelia "Just Dropped in to See What Condition My Condition Was In":
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Re: OMG! LUMBAH PUNKCHA!
« Reply #116 on: May 28, 2011, 05:55:29 PM »
Matty, as I told you, you have always been, and always will be one of my strong posts on this forum.  More often than not, I'll come here, read something you've posted, and laugh my ass off, which is always what I need. Wish I was around more so we could skype again sometime, but I'm sure that will happen again.

 I'm glad I helped you seek help from your Frau, but I'm really not a hero.  Just a concerned friend, who loves you. :-*

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Re: OMG! LUMBAH PUNKCHA!
« Reply #117 on: May 28, 2011, 07:18:56 PM »
Darling-

Having suffered a lumbar punction in 2002 (without a doubt the single worst year of my life), I can assure you that you're damned lucky to have avoided the procedure. Mine was done in one of those filthy, horrifying rooms in the ER where they keep you until you're deemed either ready for upstairs or seen fit to return home.

In reality, they calmed me down with a Valium drip and massive amounts of local anesthetic, so the actual, physical pain was only about 30% of what you might have imagined (though 30% was still a tough row to hoe). The entire exercise lasted, perhaps, 45 minutes. The hardest part was the excruciating blow-by-blow that the doctor announced throughout the procedure, as if I really needed to know precisely what he was doing at precisely that second.

The oddest thing was the funny little spigot used to withdraw the spinal fluid itself: it looked like a child's "so you wanna be a plumber" toy. My biggest regret was that they hadn't performed a viral load on the fluid removed.

The absolute worst part (aside from my ex Kenny's presence throughout the procedure, in mask, gloves and a breathing mask), was the blinding headache I suffered afterward. It made a migraine seem trifling in comparison. As I recall, it lasted for more than a day.

Not having found whatever horror they'd anticipated, they sent me home several hours later that night. The bright spot there was that Kenny was forced to sleep on the couch, so I had a blessed night of peace and (painful) tranquility (if such a thing is possible).

You ducked a bullet. Everything about the experience was painful, nerve-wracking and utterly devoid of both dignity and glamour.

Yours-
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Re: OMG! LUMBAH PUNKCHA!
« Reply #118 on: May 29, 2011, 04:14:29 AM »
Darling-

Having suffered a lumbar punction in 2002 (without a doubt the single worst year of my life), I can assure you that you're damned lucky to have avoided the procedure. Mine was done in one of those filthy, horrifying rooms in the ER where they keep you until you're deemed either ready for upstairs or seen fit to return home.

In reality, they calmed me down with a Valium drip and massive amounts of local anesthetic, so the actual, physical pain was only about 30% of what you might have imagined (though 30% was still a tough row to hoe). The entire exercise lasted, perhaps, 45 minutes. The hardest part was the excruciating blow-by-blow that the doctor announced throughout the procedure, as if I really needed to know precisely what he was doing at precisely that second.

The oddest thing was the funny little spigot used to withdraw the spinal fluid itself: it looked like a child's "so you wanna be a plumber" toy. My biggest regret was that they hadn't performed a viral load on the fluid removed.

The absolute worst part (aside from my ex Kenny's presence throughout the procedure, in mask, gloves and a breathing mask), was the blinding headache I suffered afterward. It made a migraine seem trifling in comparison. As I recall, it lasted for more than a day.

Not having found whatever horror they'd anticipated, they sent me home several hours later that night. The bright spot there was that Kenny was forced to sleep on the couch, so I had a blessed night of peace and (painful) tranquility (if such a thing is possible).

You ducked a bullet. Everything about the experience was painful, nerve-wracking and utterly devoid of both dignity and glamour.

Yours-
B

Indeed my pet.

I had an LP some years back and it was ghastly. Not something I wanted to go through again if it could be avoided.

That said if neurology requires me to have one, I will. I just couldn't do it straight after the MRI.

As you know even a white woman has her limits. :)

MtD

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Re: OMG! LUMBAH PUNKCHA!
« Reply #119 on: May 30, 2011, 07:49:50 PM »
Matty...Good you are home, safe and sound...Sanctuary!

Jody :)
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« Reply #120 on: May 30, 2011, 08:57:03 PM »
I don't think you'll be a spazzy gimp and if you are we still love you and at least you have socialist medicine to partake of.

Smooches.

 


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