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WilliamPitt Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-03-04 01:33 AM
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So on top of everything else, some ass just smashed my face with a brick
Yep. Just got back from the Kerry rally in Copley. Spent nearly eight hours standing in the cold rain and waind waiting for the word...and then the word came, and didn't come, and is hovering like doom...

So I am walking in the back door of my apartment building, and I hear someone behind me. I turn, and this douchebag threw a brick at my head. It mostly hit my shoulder, but bashed into my jaw. Pretty clearly a mugging attempt; the person who did it was young. Nothing is broken, I don't think. I can still work my jaw, and my shoulder is moving OK, and no teeth are loose. I have a big scratch on my face, and everything hurts like hell.

So, the moral of the story: No matter how bad you feel, no matter how crappy was your night, nobody threw a brick at your head.

Think I'm gonna call the cops.
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Chovexani Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-03-04 01:33 AM
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1. Shit take care of yourself Will
Bastards. :hug:
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lazarus Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-03-04 01:34 AM
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2. good idea
call the cops, and maybe hit the ER, just in case.

Remember when you were out here? Remember what Dennis told us?

Courage, Will. Courage.
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Emboldened Chimp Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-03-04 01:34 AM
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3. Damn, you okay man?
Any bleeding, bruising?
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NMDemDist2 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-03-04 01:34 AM
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4. shit Will, what a night. I'm so sorry
:hug:
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fishwax Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-03-04 01:34 AM
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5. Good God, man!
I hope you're okay!
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Zuni Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-03-04 01:34 AM
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6. God Bless you
You have worked hard as hell. Best of luck to you, stay safe.
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Bucky Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-03-04 01:35 AM
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7. Are Karl Rove's whereabouts known at time of the incident?
Was you assailant wearing hunting camo and a dorky flapcap?
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Guaranteed Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-03-04 01:35 AM
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8. Shit, man.
Go kick that guy's ass.
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Maddy McCall Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-03-04 01:35 AM
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9. Call the cops.
Take care of yourself...might need to go on to the ER and get an x-ray, just to make sure.

:hug:
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IdaBriggs Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-03-04 01:35 AM
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10. Sympathy and Support....
Hope you feel better! :)
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Desertrose Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-03-04 01:35 AM
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11. damn I'm sorry Will...call the cops...
jeepers....take care...maybe ice it a bit...

damn man- be careful!!
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blm Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-03-04 01:35 AM
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12. Probably a freeper who tagged you.
Get a cold pack and some rest and wake up SWINGING.
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daleo Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-03-04 01:35 AM
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13. Sorry to hear that
Glad it wasn't worse.
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Borgnine Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-03-04 01:35 AM
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14. Damn!
Take care of yourself Will. It looks like we'll be needing you over the next few days.
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Eye and Monkey Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-03-04 01:36 AM
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hang in there Will
:toast:
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BootinUp Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-03-04 01:36 AM
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15. Sorry to hear that Will.
Do what you need to, take care dude.
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neomonkey Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-03-04 01:36 AM
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16. A mugging attempt?
Are you sure of that?

Just like everything else about this fucked up night, this doesn't ring true, did they take anything?
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WilliamPitt Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-03-04 01:46 AM
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37. I chased the fucker off
He thought he put me down. I had a can of Chef Boy-ar-Dee in my hand, and chased him down the street.
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neomonkey Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-03-04 01:52 AM
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43. Chef Boy-arr-Dee to the rescue!
Well I am being very cautious right now. Those of us who make our views very obvious for all to see will be very vulnerable in the next few days/weeks/months. The rightists smell blood. They are emboldened, I braved 1 hour of hard-core RW radio tonight.

They truly think they own this land now. Violence is now their right and privelege and we have to watch our backs.
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uncle ray Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-03-04 02:07 AM
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51. well that put a little smile on my face
but remember, criminals, like other people, can read body language, that may be why he attempted to mug you, maybe the way you were carrying yourself?

anyhow, i would question if it is simply a mugging, some freeper might have given the kid a hunnie to toss that brick. people know who the fuck you are. that shit's serious man, people have died of a lot less than a brick to the head. just because it was a punk kid or something, don't dismiss it, they need to "take out" the next wave of patriots.
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ShaneGR Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-03-04 01:36 AM
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17. Not the best night
No matter what happens, this is a bad day for the Democratic Party.
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Technowitch Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-03-04 01:36 AM
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18. Take care, Will. I'll say a prayer for ya.
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senseandsensibility Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-03-04 01:37 AM
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19. Nothing like a brick in the head
to put things in perspective! See a doctor, and take care. Thank you for all you've done, and I'm glad you'll be around to continue.
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Mountainman Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-03-04 01:37 AM
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20. Do you think they knew who you are? Freepers hate you.
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jus_the_facts Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-03-04 01:37 AM
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21. Sorry to hear m'man.....
....glad you're okay! :hug:
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w4rma Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-03-04 01:38 AM
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22. Take care of yourself, Will. We are entering dangerous times. :( (nt)
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in_cog_ni_to Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-03-04 01:38 AM
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23. Damn. I'm glad you're OK. n/t
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gardenista Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-03-04 01:39 AM
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24. Go to the doctor, Will, get checked out if you can. nt
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MallRat Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-03-04 01:39 AM
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25. WTF, Will? Where were you walking? South End?
n/t
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WilliamPitt Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-03-04 02:52 AM
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70. Yup
Wealthiest goddam neighborhood I've ever lived in. I lived in the worst part of Jamaica Plain and no one even so much as looked at me funny.
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Sara Beverley Donating Member (989 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-03-04 07:05 AM
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84. Sorry to hear that Mr. Pitt. You are a good man.
Guess we all have been hit upside the head today. Hope they get the bastard and I hope that you heal in body, mind, and spirit.
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mdhunter Donating Member (373 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-03-04 09:32 AM
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93. Man, that's terrible.
Will, best to you. Such a stupid thing to have happen to you, so sorry that it did.

I don't mean to pry ( I don't need to know where you live, or anything ) but where exactly was this? I, and I'm sure others here, are residents of the South End (Springfield St. here) and just want to keep a tally on where such incidents take place.

There was an attempted mugging on the corner of Washington and Springfield last week, had my wife very upset.

Anyway, if you have time, it'd be great if you could pass on the location. 'Till then, again, our best to you, hope you are well.

Mark
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SheWhoMustBeObeyed Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-03-04 01:39 AM
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26. Call the cops and take a big handful of ibuprofen
Like, four of them. Then get some sleep. :hug:

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SammyWinstonJack Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-03-04 01:39 AM
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27. Definitely call the cops!
I'm sorry this happened to you. :-(
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MagickMuffin Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-03-04 01:40 AM
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28. Hope you're alright
Did you know your assailant? I agree about filing a police report, and seeking medical attention.

NO RETREAT BABY NO SURRENDER!!!
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Walt Starr Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-03-04 01:40 AM
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29. Shit, some dumbfuck tries to mug you right when
some dumbfuck is trying to mug the nation!
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Must_B_Free Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-03-04 01:40 AM
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30. Glad to know you aren't hold up some wires at camp Xray...
Edited on Wed Nov-03-04 01:40 AM by Must_B_Free
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Syrinx Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-03-04 01:41 AM
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31. sorry will
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tnlefty Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-03-04 01:41 AM
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32. Damn! The shithead. Call the cops. Then use ice followed by a warm
compress on the really sore spots. Jeebus, I thought that kind of shit only happened in my (red)neck of the woods. Take care.
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symphony Donating Member (158 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-03-04 01:42 AM
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33. sorry, man
please visit the doctor and ask for an X-ray in the least.
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Lex Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-03-04 01:43 AM
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34. Jesus H. Christ.
Glad the thug didn't do major damage. So sorry to hear this.

Hang in there, brother.

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Stephanie Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-03-04 01:44 AM
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35. Dick Cheney's in Boston?
Sorry, man.
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expatriate Donating Member (853 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-03-04 01:45 AM
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36. WilliamPitt, I am so sorry!
No, as much of an agony this night has been (well, day for me, actually), nobody slung a brick at my head!

Please, consider having it x-rayed, just in case. You can end up with hairline fractures of the jaw and teeth that can cause you much grief far down the road.

Ice right now though! Keep it from swelling up until you look like a jackylantern.
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Sugarbleus Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-03-04 01:47 AM
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38. Geezus Will....that's insane! Please know we care about you
and love ya. Go call the cops then go to hospital...in hospital they will check you out and most likely give ya something to "feel better"<--I like this part. B-)

Please let us know how you are later on. :hug:

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Blue_Tires Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-03-04 01:48 AM
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39. sorry to read about that...
who could have done such a thing?
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eleny Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-03-04 01:49 AM
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40. {{{{{Will}}}}}
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0rganism Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-03-04 01:51 AM
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41. You got me beat. That's all I can say.
Take care of yourself, Will.
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grasswire Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-03-04 01:51 AM
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42. I wish you had someone to watch your back, Will
It's probably not a good idea to be out alone on a night like this.
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minkyboodle Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-03-04 01:53 AM
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44. stay up will
hope tomorrow turns out out to be better for you. I know its gotta be better for me
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grace0418 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-03-04 01:53 AM
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45. I'm so sorry will
So far tonight evil is prevailing.
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LiberalAndProud Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-03-04 01:54 AM
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46. Fight on for one more night, Will. We shall overcome.
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VolcanoJen Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-03-04 01:55 AM
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47. OMG Will. That is just awful.
:hug:

What a horrible end to a spirit-crushing night. :-(
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bobbieinok Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-03-04 01:56 AM
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48. take care, we all need each other now
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WilliamPitt Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-03-04 02:03 AM
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49. Cops came, EMTs checked me out
Edited on Wed Nov-03-04 02:06 AM by WilliamPitt
I'm busted up but not broken.

The brick he threw at me is actually a large chunk of, I don't know what to call it, 'street marble.' I can barely lift it with one hand. I think maybe I'm lucky to be alive.

FWIW, the cops and EMTs thought I was somewhat godlike because I'm not dead. You should see the goddam chunk of stone he hit me with. Jeebus. And I chased him too, with a can of Ravioli. Mess not with the Chef.

Hurts to laugh. Laughing anyway.
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jean Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-03-04 02:11 AM
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54. Rubble, maybe, is what he hit you with. Thank god nothing's broken
and that you got it on record with the cops. Too bad he didn't get beaned with the Boy-ar-dee.


rubble is just broken up chunks of concrete
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hunter Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-03-04 02:13 AM
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58. Seriously, you need extra eyes.
Call some friends. Don't be alone.
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crickets Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-03-04 02:30 AM
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65. Oh my god
I'm so glad you're okay!

And I chased him too, with a can of Ravioli. Mess not with the Chef.

I'm sorry, but that made me laugh like a mofo. Good on you! If I may make another culinary suggestion, root through the freezer for a bag of frozen veggies. It works great as an ice pack but is much more comfortable than actual ice. When I was still skating, I used to come home from the rink and put a bag of frozen peas on each knee. Ahhhhh....

Please feel better soon. And I hope they catch the little rat!
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incapsulated Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-03-04 06:26 AM
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82. A can of Ravioli, eh?
You shoulda made him eat it instead, that would be justice, lol.

Jeez, I'm sorry, Will. I'm glad you're ok. :hug:

What a fucking night, eh?

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TwilightZone Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-03-04 09:27 AM
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90. Will - you just made me laugh out loud.
Not an easy task this gray morning.

For that, I thank you, and I am very glad you are going to be ok!
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Political_Junkie Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-03-04 09:42 AM
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96. Damn, Man, you are something,
we love ya, Will. :)
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WilliamPitt Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-03-04 11:11 AM
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111. Wee perspective kick
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StlMo Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-03-04 11:30 AM
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115. "And I chased him too, with a can of Ravioli. Mess not with the Chef."

"And I chased him too, with a can of Ravioli. Mess not with the Chef."

:) <-- First time I smiled today.

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flamingyouth Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-03-04 02:06 AM
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50. Geezus
I don't even know what to say.

I feel like I've been emotionally hit with a brick, but I can't imagine what you must feel like.

Sorry. :(
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demobabe Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-03-04 02:07 AM
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52. that's horrible!
you're going to be even more sore tomorrow. what is this world coming to?

more troubling is that this economy is forcing you to eat chef-boy-r-dee... kerry should be elected for this reason alone!

so sorry to hear, will... get some rest and feel better.
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K8-EEE Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-03-04 02:08 AM
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53. I Wish I Could Make You AN Icepack And Some Tea.
God bless you Will. All my friends always say "two plus two equals a bag of hammers."

That's what watching this election on TV was like.
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milkyway Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-03-04 02:12 AM
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55. You'll be back fighting in the morning. Go get those bush bastards!
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OneBlueSky Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-03-04 02:12 AM
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56. well, we have our answer to the question . . .
"Where's Will Pitt?" . . .

take care, Will . . . we still have a lot of fighting to do, and we need you in there pluggin' . . .
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intheflow Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-03-04 02:13 AM
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57. Makes my sore feet seems whimpy
Stood outside all day protecting voters from forces of evil.

Hope you have a significant other willing to sooth you with ice and a back/foot rub (your prefernce). Ply you with liquor or your drug of choice. :hug:
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shance Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-03-04 02:14 AM
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59. File a police report WP*
You were assaulted. Don't mess around with that.
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Darby Donating Member (484 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-03-04 02:15 AM
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60. Someone broke into our house last night - came into our bedroom
where we were sleeping with our two year old. While he watched us sleep he rifled through my purse. That was there in the bedroom. Thank GOD we are all fine. Our house was rifled and many things stolen. I found out when I woke up at 4:30 am and saw the mess.

I bought a gun. But I don't think I will ever feel safe again.
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Bake Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-03-04 02:16 AM
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61. Geezus, Will, call the cops!!
This was fucking attempted murder. I'm guessing it was somebody who knew WHO YOU ARE. Think freeper.

Get stitched up, go to the emergency room if you need to. Be well.

Bake
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The Doctor. Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-03-04 02:17 AM
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62. lots of Ibuprofen...
At LEAST 1000 mg.

It will keep the swelling down.
Pressure on the wound.
If you have no ice - a bag of frozen vegetables is great.

(I use frozen peas after my scrapes)
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crickets Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-03-04 02:44 AM
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68. Great minds think alike
Frozen peas are the best. In fact, I prefer that to ice. Ice hurts. A bag of frozen peas isn't as shockingly cold, and will mold to hug the joints more easily.

:thumbsup:
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WilliamPitt Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-03-04 02:50 AM
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69. Already there
Many Advil, a bag of ice on the now-battered face, and the morning off from truthout duty.

Gnuh.
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Edmond Dantes Donating Member (524 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-03-04 09:53 AM
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100. Try 2 Alleve twice a day and then add
2 Extra Strength Tylenol. Tylenol relieves pain, but does nothing for inflammation.

And the bromelain in FRESH pineapple will help reduce inflammation.

(I'm not an M.D., but have been dealing with severe pain issues of my own.)

Feel better!
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donheld Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-03-04 02:17 AM
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63. Will im so sorry
i hope it gets better soon.
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vetwife Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-03-04 02:23 AM
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64. Will..So sorry !
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msgeri55 Donating Member (155 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-03-04 02:33 AM
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66. brick
nothing like being kicked when you're down.take care.
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Zero Division Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-03-04 02:41 AM
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67. Oh man. I know the feeling. I was physically assaulted out of nowhere...
a couple years ago. The physical injuries heal eventually, but the seething anger left over from being violated like that can really mess things up for a while. I went into a whole series of anxiety attacks that lasted for some weeks after it happened. I hope things go better for you, Will.

We still you need your writing gift, even more so if the Bastard Idiot Boy King reclaims his undeserved throne. Hang in there, man. :dem:
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shance Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-03-04 02:52 AM
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71. I agree. It might be both helpful and important to write a piece about .
There are many activists and courageous individuals being assaulted either by being harassed and/or victims of a crime and assault like you unfortunately were tonight. These things need to be publicized.

Im glad you said something and I think its important for as many individuals as we can reach to know what is going on and what journalists and activists in general are confronting these days.

Im sorry this happened to you WP. It amazes and literally baffles me so much of what is happening these days.
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WilliamPitt Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-03-04 02:57 AM
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73. I'd be stunned if this were anything besides a mugging
There's a coterie of junkies in the neighborhood. I think this one just got bold enough or desperate enough to go for the two dollars in my wallet and the coat on my back. There was nothing professional about this. He threw a rock at my head. This was Captain Caveman.

It wasn't harrassment. It was heroin withdrawal, I think.
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WilliamPitt Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-03-04 02:55 AM
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72. Thanks, but I really think I'm OK
I've broken 19 bones over the course of my weird life, so pain is not a new phenomenon. I'm not feeling violated per se; just incredulous that someone threw a giant rock at my head. Maybe I'll feel violated tomorrow.
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tavalon Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-03-04 11:50 AM
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118. I predict that you will, Will
However, I have the advantage of knowing that Kerry just fucked us. He rolled, faster than even Gore did in 2000. Bush, Diebold and Kerry, what a winning combination.
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VOX Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-03-04 03:06 AM
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74. Jesus, Will, you sure you're okay?
All teeth still in your head? If you feel any dizziness later on or tomorrow, please see a doc.

Also, please be vigilant for any signs of depression in a few days -- this kind of blindside-mugging can do weird shit to your head (not counting the brick).

Man, I'm so sorry that this happened to you, tonight of all nights -- adding injury to injury (not a typo).

Take care, Will -- we need you.
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SOteric Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-03-04 03:34 AM
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75.  Dude...I totalled my car, have bruises and fractures in both legs
and a concussion, plus I got a ticket and had to pay massive $$$s to have the smoking heap that was once my sporty little convertible towed.

I think a brick upside the head would actually be a bit better.
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Political_Junkie Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-03-04 09:47 AM
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99. Jeezus, what a hellacious week
it's been for everyone. Hope you're alright?
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HereSince1628 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-03-04 06:14 AM
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76. Please call the cops
And Will get some help cleaning and dressing the wound...

Best Wishes and Take Care

You are going to be needed down the road.
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MrBenchley Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-03-04 06:16 AM
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77. Definitely call the cops....
Take care of yourself, Will....
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Amaya Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-03-04 06:22 AM
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78. My God.....What the fuck?
Are you hurt badly? Anything broken?
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linazelle Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-03-04 06:24 AM
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79. Sorry to hear that. Take care of yourself. n/t
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HootieMcBoob Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-03-04 06:25 AM
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80. Jesus!
Man, take care of yourself. We need you.
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progdonkey Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-03-04 06:26 AM
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81. FUCK!
That's all I can express right now.
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Bread and Circus Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-03-04 06:28 AM
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83. Man, I'm sorry to hear that.
It is a dark time for the Rebel Alliance.

Does this also mean George (Vader) Bush is your father, too?
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Swamp Rat Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-03-04 07:12 AM
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85. I can relate
It could've been worse, like ending up with epilepsy due to head injury.

Like Eric Idle sang, "look on the bright side of life... toodo, tadoo tadoo tadoo!"


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blondeatlast Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-03-04 07:16 AM
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86. But you're here, and in a fighting spirit, too.
Take care of yourself, then get back to work.

I could get all gushy on you, but that isn't your style or mine.The best therapy is to get out and fight the bastards who think thy've gotten power.
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gulfcoastliberal Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-03-04 09:04 AM
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87. That sucks!
I've had something like that happen to me except it was more than one person. Sucks, huh? And still the GOP heaps insult upon injury.
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GreenPartyVoter Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-03-04 09:21 AM
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88. OMH! *hugs* Take some aspirin and have a lie down.
We'll hold the fort til you feel better.

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http://www.geocities.com/greenpartyvoter/
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BurtWorm Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-03-04 09:23 AM
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89. No matter how bad you feel, brace yourself to feel worse
Thast's the moral I took. I hope you're okay. Karma is on the fritz today.
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The Wielding Truth Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-03-04 10:03 AM
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108. Sorry to be late with this post I was upset and didn't read all . Do you
have someone there to help you?
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RobinA Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-03-04 09:28 AM
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91. Can I Just Ask
why you happened to be carrying a can of Ravioli? Is this a local custom or something? Just asking....
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Deb Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-03-04 09:30 AM
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92. Thank goodness you'll be OK
You did call your Mom, right?
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okieinpain Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-03-04 09:34 AM
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94. that wasn't a mugger, that was something personal. you had
better call the police and report. have you thought about getting a gun.
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Edmond Dantes Donating Member (524 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-03-04 09:56 AM
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105. I agree it was personal, but
disagree about the gun.

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Loki Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-03-04 09:35 AM
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95. Just when you think it can't get any worse
it does. Thank god you weren't hurt seriously. Keep yourself safe, we need you.
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Gregorian Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-03-04 09:42 AM
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97. Please be ok! And let me say this here-
Now I know George hasn't been elected yet. But, in the event that we have another Bush administration, I am predicting great increases in anger. That means more violence, more sickness. I want to curse this clown and his gang, but that won't do anyone any good. I am already quite upset with the prognosis that what has happened to Will will happen more frequently.
We're going to have to watch our own backs now. The corporate interests are paramount in this country.

But I pray you are ok Will. And I hope this isn't someone who has it out for you. Please be careful.
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cmf Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-03-04 09:43 AM
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98. Take care of yourself
What a punk. :grr: I hope you are ok.
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noamnety Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-03-04 09:53 AM
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101. Christ.
I don't know what to say. Bastards.
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qanda Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-03-04 09:54 AM
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102. Dang Will, I hope you're okay
eom
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aden_nak Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-03-04 09:54 AM
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103. WilliamPitt's life is a metaphor for America today.
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mac56 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-03-04 09:55 AM
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104. Will, I'm so sorry.
Please take care of yourself.
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The Wielding Truth Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-03-04 09:59 AM
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106. Will, get a picture of the scratch and call the police.
I feel like the country also took a brick in the head today.Stay strong. :hug:
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txindy Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-03-04 10:02 AM
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107. So sorry to hear this, Will
You're right. I was lucky enough not to have a brick thrown at me.

Feel better soon and definitely call the police.
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Shadoobie Donating Member (904 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-03-04 10:11 AM
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109. Take care of yourself.
You are an island of sanity in this crazy country.

Greg
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DemBones DemBones Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-03-04 10:18 AM
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110. Democracy was shot in the head.

:nopity:
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Shopaholic Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-03-04 11:13 AM
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112. Will--make sure that this wasn't a
Edited on Wed Nov-03-04 11:18 AM by scmirage
right-wing attempt to kill you! Hope you're okay--we need you! Talk about adding insult to injury or was that injury to insult?


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InvisibleTouch Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-03-04 11:14 AM
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113. Hope you're okay!
You're one of the clearest voices we have around here. Get the injury checked out just in case....
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StlMo Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-03-04 11:26 AM
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114. I hope you are all right, Will.

I also hope the cops catch that fucking asshole.

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happynewyear Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-03-04 11:39 AM
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116. sucks like hell Will!
What can I say to you Will Pitt? I am very sorry this happened to you. May the force be with you forever!

:dem: :kick:

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nomatrix Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-03-04 11:48 AM
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117. Sorry about your head Will.
Edited on Wed Nov-03-04 11:50 AM by nomatrix
Having survived serious head trauma, the few thing I learned.

Make sure someone is with you to keep an eye on you. :loveya:
Enjoy the TLC. You deserve it.

Sometimes clots and swelling don't show damage for 12-72hr.

You may feel like :puke:

Ice chips are good to suck on and don't drink anything fast.

http://www.cdc.gov/nasd/docs/d000801-d000900/d000815/d0...

Recover to write another day.

Invest in a Chef-boy-ardee :tinfoilhat:


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Kimber Scott Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-03-04 12:45 PM
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119. Sorry, Will. I feel like I've been hit with a brick, but you're right
having a real one smack you in the head, puts all the rest of this in perspective.

Hope you're feeling better.
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