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Name: Aerows
Gender: Female
Hometown: New Orleans, LA
Home country: USA
Current location: Gulf Coast MS
Member since: Sat Feb 19, 2011, 11:17 PM
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Anybody take "woo" products anyway

I know most "woo" products don't help and probably are the placebo effect, but I'm taking some thing that my Dad ordered for joints (He ended up not being able to benefit from them because his is gout). It has vitamin C and other benign things in it.

It is probably the placebo affect or just getting a vitamin I was low on, but it's odd, isn't it? I was in a bad car accident 19 years ago and my shoulder can twinge then go into full blown agony for DAYS. It hasn't since - it started twinging and I took this weird woo crap, and it worked. I don't know if it is that I suddenly realized when I felt the twinge that I needed to take it easy on that shoulder, or if it did anything.

Anyway, it could be exercise, too. I've had my shoulder get so bad that the only thing that works is a cortisone shot. It laughs at pain medication - serious anti-inflammatory shot is the only thing that relieves it reliably.

I'm the most anti-woo person out there, and yet, I take some wonder joint pills.

I'm not advocating them or naming them, just pointing out that a person like myself, seemingly rational, takes a strange herbal/vitamin pill to keep me from wanting to cut off my arm due to pain - and it could be placebo, or just the vitamins.

Breathtakingly horrible - ISIS beheading of journalist James Foley

Dear God, is this what we have come to? Beheaded by ISIS - he was a journalist.

Good LORD, I saw the whole thing and it was awful. What in the FUCK is wrong with people? I guess I could ask the same of Ferguson, MO. What in the FUCK is wrong with people?

Holy Hell.

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List the people you think are anti-Semites. A lot of long term DUers have been hit with this monicker because they disagree with the actions of the Israeli government.

Tell me how much I hate Jewish people and the country of Israel because I think Netanyahu is an idiot.

Frankly, if you don't think he is an idiot, I don't know what to tell you.

Israeli official calls for concentration camps in Gaza and 'the conquest of the entire Gaza Strip

An Israeli official has called for concentration camps in Gaza and ‘the conquest of the entire Gaza Strip, and annihilation of all fighting forces and their supporters’.

Moshe Feiglin, Deputy Speaker of the Israeli Knesset and member of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s ruling Likud Party, posted the inflammatory message on his Facebook page at the weekend.

He lays out a detailed plan for the destruction of Gaza - which includes shipping its residents across the world - in a letter he addressed to the Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.
The message, which received more than 2,000 likes on his page, lists four action points which he wants to be enforced as soon as possible.


You can see the original facebook page (It's in Hebrew):

And translations:


Sorry to link to my own post, it just seemed tedious to copy/paste it again when it's already there.

Best commentary on the mainsteam media

McDonald's Jalapeno Double

My GOODNESS. I got one of these today and it was freaking delicious. There's crispy fried jalapenos, pickled jalapenos, white cheddar and some sort of jalapeno aioli sauce. Mine could have stood more sauce, but over all, for fast food it kind of kicked ass.

Fricking bugs

They LOVE me. I know to water at either dawn or dusk (because it is hot as hell, here), but of course, that's when bugs are most active. I'm getting bitten like I'm an all you can eat buffet laid out for a professional football team.

What do you use for bug repellent when you need to water your garden?

Michelina's TV Dinners *rant*

I've been on the run all week, and knew I would be so I bought a few of these dinners.

There isn't enough in them to feed a fly!

Cheese manicotti - that I swear to GOD don't ever buy - with the diameter of a piece of string cheese, and only two, at that. Who in the hell does that? Tasty, but damn, they should have just shot some macaroni full and called it a day.

*end rant*

I got my hair done, my cousin called me a female Legolas

Is this a complement? I have long blond hair and, yes, I'm thin.

It just sounded ridiculous to me.
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