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shraby Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Dec-04-11 11:19 PM
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9. I haven't had the flu since I was a teenager back in the 1950s.
Never had a flu shot either. Not getting one this year...don't want to push my luck.
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  -Are You Getting The Flu Shot? Skip Intro  Dec-04-11 11:08 PM   #0 
  - Yep. Already got it.  pinto   Dec-04-11 11:09 PM   #1 
  - I hereby nominate you for the good citizen award. nt  Skip Intro   Dec-04-11 11:11 PM   #3 
  - There's some be good to pinto interest in there, as well...  pinto   Dec-04-11 11:31 PM   #18 
  - I certainly never meant to be bad to pinto.  Skip Intro   Dec-04-11 11:46 PM   #24 
     - No intent taken, at all.  pinto   Dec-04-11 11:47 PM   #25 
  - What's your problem?  WinkyDink   Dec-05-11 06:44 AM   #51 
  - Me 2.  MannyGoldstein   Dec-04-11 11:35 PM   #20 
  - .  tammywammy   Dec-04-11 11:10 PM   #2 
  - Already got it. So did dh.  murielm99   Dec-04-11 11:15 PM   #4 
  - Blows my mind that people are eager to get themselves injected with some govt concoction.  Skip Intro   Dec-04-11 11:17 PM   #5 
  - Please tell me that's sarcasm.  TheWraith   Dec-04-11 11:19 PM   #8 
  - Please tell me that's sarcasm.  Skip Intro   Dec-04-11 11:20 PM   #11 
     - Okay, so you just don't care at all about sane, rational discussion. Got it. nt  TheWraith   Dec-04-11 11:24 PM   #14 
        - Well, that's quite a leap, but whatever. nt  Skip Intro   Dec-04-11 11:26 PM   #16 
  - That gets me too especially come from people who have  Raine   Dec-05-11 02:21 AM   #40 
     - Excuse me, but who are these people of whom you speak? I don't trust REPUBLICAN govt, TYVM.  WinkyDink   Dec-05-11 06:42 AM   #48 
  - No. I never do. Nothing against flu shots, but it's just not something I do.  TheWraith   Dec-04-11 11:17 PM   #6 
  - But...we need to inject you. Do not resist. It is for your own good. nt  Skip Intro   Dec-04-11 11:19 PM   #7 
     - So how do you feel about childhood vaccinations?  WinkyDink   Dec-05-11 06:43 AM   #49 
  - I haven't had the flu since I was a teenager back in the 1950s.  shraby   Dec-04-11 11:19 PM   #9 
  - Yes, already got it  housewolf   Dec-04-11 11:20 PM   #10 
  - I work with kids, so like, fuck yea..already got it n/t  MrsBrady   Dec-04-11 11:21 PM   #12 
  - A month ago...with a compromised immune system I' be stupid to take a chance....  Rowdyboy   Dec-04-11 11:21 PM   #13 
  - ...  pinto   Dec-04-11 11:33 PM   #19 
     - You do what you have to do with HIV.....I'd much rather take the chance  Rowdyboy   Dec-05-11 12:26 AM   #32 
  - No... I prefer to stimulate my immune system the old fashioned way...  MrMickeysMom   Dec-04-11 11:25 PM   #15 
  - When you said old fashioned way I thought you meant  rpannier   Dec-05-11 01:16 AM   #38 
     - medicinal whiskey...  MrMickeysMom   Dec-05-11 06:37 AM   #45 
  - I'm in schools and hospitals all the time. Got mine about the middle  brewens   Dec-04-11 11:27 PM   #17 
  - NEVER  ellaydubya   Dec-04-11 11:36 PM   #21 
  - Hell, yes.  BlueIris   Dec-04-11 11:38 PM   #22 
  - Nooooo.  Arctic Dave   Dec-04-11 11:44 PM   #23 
  - I'll take my chances  Cali_Democrat   Dec-04-11 11:48 PM   #26 
  - Got mIne in October.  Iggo   Dec-04-11 11:49 PM   #27 
  - Have not had the flu in over a decade - why should I get it.  tabatha   Dec-04-11 11:51 PM   #28 
  - um, no. nt  wiggle-room   Dec-04-11 11:58 PM   #29 
  - Got mine weeks ago. I can't afford to miss several days of work getting  kestrel91316   Dec-04-11 11:59 PM   #30 
  - I got mine more than a month ago along with the pneumonia vaccine.  dmr   Dec-05-11 12:03 AM   #31 
  - I think you maybe right....maybe "its what we've experienced and where we are in life...  Rowdyboy   Dec-05-11 12:55 AM   #35 
  - {{{dmr}}}  WinkyDink   Dec-05-11 06:40 AM   #47 
  - absolutely not.  DesertFlower   Dec-05-11 12:27 AM   #33 
  - The sickest year in my life was the one in which I got the flu shot  Cronus Protagonist   Dec-05-11 12:41 AM   #34 
  - It takes 2 weeks after the shot for your body to build up antibodies, so  Liquorice   Dec-05-11 01:04 AM   #36 
     - It could also have been a different strain than what that vaccinated against  GoCubsGo   Dec-05-11 06:53 AM   #55 
        - Oh, I got more than one flu, I got several one after the other  Cronus Protagonist   Dec-05-11 11:42 AM   #66 
  - Did it a month ago  rpannier   Dec-05-11 01:14 AM   #37 
  - HELL NO! nt  Raine   Dec-05-11 02:16 AM   #39 
  - Got it months ago.  aquart   Dec-05-11 02:24 AM   #41 
  - Got mine and always do.  Lunabelle   Dec-05-11 03:41 AM   #42 
  - Same Here  ProfessorGAC   Dec-05-11 07:44 AM   #61 
  - I've never had one  rucky   Dec-05-11 04:36 AM   #43 
  - Already got it  WolverineDG   Dec-05-11 05:15 AM   #44 
  - Category missing: "Got it already." Yes, I did.  WinkyDink   Dec-05-11 06:39 AM   #46 
  - Yeah, like I can afford a flu shot.  GoCubsGo   Dec-05-11 06:44 AM   #50 
  - Of course not  lbrtbell   Dec-05-11 06:46 AM   #52 
  - no reason. not around kids and sick people. never had the flu. not seeing it an issue. nt  seabeyond   Dec-05-11 06:49 AM   #53 
  - My system is fairly strong, so even if I get the flu it's no big deal.  Codeine   Dec-05-11 06:51 AM   #54 
  - After a bout of the flu a few years back when I honestly thought I would die,  Vinca   Dec-05-11 06:54 AM   #56 
  - Yes.  LWolf   Dec-05-11 07:07 AM   #57 
  - Every year  michreject   Dec-05-11 07:10 AM   #58 
  - Thinking about it. They say this years shot is the same as last years.  Liberal In Texas   Dec-05-11 07:39 AM   #59 
  - Yes  ProfessorGAC   Dec-05-11 07:41 AM   #60 
  - Very ambivalent...  GTurck   Dec-05-11 07:55 AM   #62 
  - Absolutely. Sad to see anti-vax nonsense so prevalent in this thread...nt  SidDithers   Dec-05-11 08:01 AM   #63 
  - I read through the thread and saw nothing anti-vaccination.  tabatha   Dec-05-11 09:32 PM   #68 
     - Might want to read it again, lol.  Union Scribe   Dec-05-11 10:17 PM   #69 
  - I got mine back in September.  MineralMan   Dec-05-11 08:27 AM   #64 
  - I already got my flu shot. nt  ZombieHorde   Dec-05-11 08:46 AM   #65 
  - Haven't in over 15 years, and haven't had the flu since then either  freeplessinseattle   Dec-05-11 06:45 PM   #67 
  - Yes, everyone in the family was encouraged to have one ...  slipslidingaway   Dec-05-11 11:36 PM   #70 

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