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Ikonoklast

(23,973 posts)
Mon Dec 24, 2012, 05:50 PM Dec 2012

Help with my hemostat!

I was picking the hair out of my nose with it, and I accidentally clamped the damn thing down on my right nostril, and now my eyes are watering so badly I can't see what I'm doing in order to loosen it.

Can one of you doofuses get this damn thing off without tearing half my nose off my face?

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Help with my hemostat! (Original Post) Ikonoklast Dec 2012 OP
Looks like you are going to have to call the whambulance siligut Dec 2012 #1
Note to self: siligut gets coal next year. Ikonoklast Dec 2012 #5
So what did you get me this year? siligut Dec 2012 #6
I got you a fruitcake. Ikonoklast Dec 2012 #12
Nope, you're doin' it wrong siligut Dec 2012 #28
Or this would be good too siligut Dec 2012 #29
Hey, I'm a nurse, and I'm used to hemostats! CaliforniaPeggy Dec 2012 #2
Oh, sure, like that makes up for the dozen or so you 'misplaced' over the years. Ikonoklast Dec 2012 #7
Count your blessings pinboy3niner Dec 2012 #3
I suppose I could set myself on fire. That would be worse, too. Ikonoklast Dec 2012 #9
Nah, I saw that Peggy had fixed it pinboy3niner Dec 2012 #19
You forgot the rest of your post. Ikonoklast Dec 2012 #20
Cut the zipper below the area zipped and the teeth just separate. Iterate Dec 2012 #4
You are helping the wrong person with this advice. Ikonoklast Dec 2012 #10
Sorry, this is going to require surgery cbrer Dec 2012 #8
Pocket knives always come in handy. Ikonoklast Dec 2012 #11
Neither! They're a spare set cbrer Dec 2012 #13
In your case, it's rated in Deniers. Ikonoklast Dec 2012 #18
YOU OWE ME A KEYBOARD! nt cbrer Dec 2012 #21
What was it doing up there? Hmmm?? Turbineguy Dec 2012 #14
Well, before the tragic Propane Torch Incident of 1978, I used another method to remove nasal hair. Ikonoklast Dec 2012 #16
A metabo should get that right off. JoeyT Dec 2012 #15
Just how many hands do you think I have, anyway? Ikonoklast Dec 2012 #17
Good point. JoeyT Dec 2012 #22
See Post #16. Ikonoklast Dec 2012 #23
Sure, why not. JoeyT Dec 2012 #24
The 'no eyebrow' look is all the rage these days. The kids are all doing it. Ikonoklast Dec 2012 #25
That's not what they're for, dammit!! Bake Dec 2012 #26
Look here, last time I took advice from some random stoner (not you, of course), I ended up Ikonoklast Dec 2012 #27

siligut

(12,272 posts)
29. Or this would be good too
Mon Dec 24, 2012, 11:08 PM
Dec 2012
http://www.democraticunderground.com/1018264436#post8

See? These include happy wishes and kisses. Maybe more of those and you wouldn't be trying to pull nose hairs with a hemostat.

CaliforniaPeggy

(149,555 posts)
2. Hey, I'm a nurse, and I'm used to hemostats!
Mon Dec 24, 2012, 05:53 PM
Dec 2012

Hold still while I get a good grip on it...

Ah.

There! It's open, and you're free. Have a kleenex while you're at it.

Next time, leave the damn hair!



Ikonoklast

(23,973 posts)
7. Oh, sure, like that makes up for the dozen or so you 'misplaced' over the years.
Mon Dec 24, 2012, 06:06 PM
Dec 2012

Bunch of people on this Earth wondering why they can't get through a metal detector without the damn thing beeping.

Ikonoklast

(23,973 posts)
9. I suppose I could set myself on fire. That would be worse, too.
Mon Dec 24, 2012, 06:12 PM
Dec 2012

AND THIS HELPS ME HOW, EXACTLY?????







I bet you're the kind of guy that when his buddy falls and breaks his arm, you go over and instead of helping him ypu show him your scars and tell him how lucky he is, that bone sticking out of his forearm isn't so bad, it was a clean break, not like mine, see, look here at this.....

pinboy3niner

(53,339 posts)
19. Nah, I saw that Peggy had fixed it
Mon Dec 24, 2012, 06:43 PM
Dec 2012

Otherwise, my helpful reply would have been, "I HATE it when that happens!"

Ikonoklast

(23,973 posts)
20. You forgot the rest of your post.
Mon Dec 24, 2012, 06:48 PM
Dec 2012

Otherwise, my helpful reply would have been, "I HATE it when that happens!", because when it does I end up laughing so hard I get a stitch in my side.


And those really hurt.


Owwie.

Iterate

(3,020 posts)
4. Cut the zipper below the area zipped and the teeth just separate.
Mon Dec 24, 2012, 05:58 PM
Dec 2012

You're welcome.

I just learned that. I wish people wouldn't keep this shit secret.

Ikonoklast

(23,973 posts)
10. You are helping the wrong person with this advice.
Mon Dec 24, 2012, 06:14 PM
Dec 2012

My junk isn't caught in anything, what do think, I'm some sort of idiot?

I have a hemostat stuck on my nose!


Wait.


Uh.

 

cbrer

(1,831 posts)
8. Sorry, this is going to require surgery
Mon Dec 24, 2012, 06:11 PM
Dec 2012

And our budget got cut last year.

But we still have pocket knives and cotton balls!

Ikonoklast

(23,973 posts)
11. Pocket knives always come in handy.
Mon Dec 24, 2012, 06:16 PM
Dec 2012

Sorry to hear about your balls, though.

Is it a congenital condition, or a tragic childhood accident?

 

cbrer

(1,831 posts)
13. Neither! They're a spare set
Mon Dec 24, 2012, 06:25 PM
Dec 2012

That make less noise when they're slapping up against... uh, what is the content rating for this site?

Turbineguy

(37,311 posts)
14. What was it doing up there? Hmmm??
Mon Dec 24, 2012, 06:25 PM
Dec 2012

You know what those things are for. They are for pulling yourself up with your bootstraps (if you are an old white guy) or for getting that last toke off a joint. That's why all you liberals want Obamacare. So you can do stupid shit and have the government pick up the tab. So go ahead and rip half your nose off. It will send a message to others.

Ikonoklast

(23,973 posts)
16. Well, before the tragic Propane Torch Incident of 1978, I used another method to remove nasal hair.
Mon Dec 24, 2012, 06:37 PM
Dec 2012

And scolding those in need of assistance is so remindful of, hmmm, let me think here for a moment Ebeneezer, it will come to me....

Ikonoklast

(23,973 posts)
17. Just how many hands do you think I have, anyway?
Mon Dec 24, 2012, 06:38 PM
Dec 2012

You must think that I'm some sort of carnival side-show attraction or something.

Ikonoklast

(23,973 posts)
23. See Post #16.
Mon Dec 24, 2012, 07:09 PM
Dec 2012

I still have flashbacks...


But, I'm willing to give it a try again.

I'm a little older now, and with the medication the palsy only bothers me when I try to concentrate on fine motor movements with my hands.


Hey, can I can practice on you first until I get the hang of it?

Because that would be really helpful.



JoeyT

(6,785 posts)
24. Sure, why not.
Mon Dec 24, 2012, 07:40 PM
Dec 2012

I'm almost used to it by now. First time I ever used one I stood under a carbon pipe full of rust and cut straight up into it. People that think I can't dance would've been surprised by the moves I busted that day.

Ikonoklast

(23,973 posts)
25. The 'no eyebrow' look is all the rage these days. The kids are all doing it.
Mon Dec 24, 2012, 07:57 PM
Dec 2012

Doesn't look good on you, though.

You just look really surprised all the time.

Bake

(21,977 posts)
26. That's not what they're for, dammit!!
Mon Dec 24, 2012, 08:07 PM
Dec 2012

They're actually used for holding certain burning items so you don't singe your fingers. Or so I'm told!



Oh, and good luck with the nose thing.

Merry Christmas!

Bake

Ikonoklast

(23,973 posts)
27. Look here, last time I took advice from some random stoner (not you, of course), I ended up
Mon Dec 24, 2012, 08:32 PM
Dec 2012

driving a carload of dumbasses twenty-five miles in one of the worst blizzards to ever hit NE Ohio at three in the morning in order to watch a telethon live from the auditorium it was being broadcast from, because watching it on tv from a nice, warm house wasn't 'good enough'.











Actually, it was kinda cool, since we were the only audience there they kept panning us with the camera when we applauded the lousy live acts they had for entertainment like madmen.

I think we were making them laugh pretty hard.

My one buddy kept mooning the phone bankers on stage from our seats in the balcony.

The cops that were there doing security and other cops that came in hiding out from the howling storm outside didn't even care.

I think half of them were drinking anyway, they were laughing every time he did it.


Ah, the good old days....


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