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Old 04-23-2014, 11:27 PM   #1
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What has shocked you today?

I just learned that a friend had a heart attack yesterday (A parent of my daughter's peer and long-time classmate/teammate who works alongside me on the score table at swim meets). Seemingly young (ish), fit, and healthy, no red flags, no warning signs. I shouldn't be shocked given my stroke last year, but I am. :/ Looks like he'll escape jail/hospital tomorrow, so that's good, but still......
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Old 04-24-2014, 03:27 AM   #2
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I'm a bit shocked to learn that in Michigan you might wind up in jail for having a heart attack.

YIKES!
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Old 04-24-2014, 03:51 AM   #3
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I'll tell you what I didn't get shocked by today.

The spa heater or the wiring in my house.

It was nice.
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Old 04-24-2014, 06:19 AM   #4
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My dad had a heart attack around age 44, for no apparent reason. The doctors saved him, and he's never had any trouble in the 20+ years since. Crazy flukes are crazy (unlike parasitic flukes, which are just gross.)
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Old 04-24-2014, 06:23 AM   #5
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I'm a bit shocked to learn that in Michigan you might wind up in jail for having a heart attack.

YIKES!
Thanks Obamacare!
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Old 07-12-2016, 08:00 PM   #6
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I found the Sale-planning instructions for the Deli a little shocking this week. as a Brit.
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Old 07-12-2016, 08:24 PM   #7
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Does POS mean what I think it means?
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Old 07-12-2016, 08:25 PM   #8
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Point of Sale.
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Old 07-12-2016, 08:43 PM   #9
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Yes, I know.
I was just being difficult.
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Old 07-12-2016, 09:10 PM   #10
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It does as far as I'm concerned -scanner's nightmare
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Old 07-12-2016, 09:10 PM   #11
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Did you find the bit that might shock a Brit, though?
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Old 07-12-2016, 09:11 PM   #12
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(well apart from the grammar)
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Old 07-12-2016, 09:14 PM   #13
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Let's see ...

"You MUST get ahead on cooking off birds"?

Idk, my ancestors were Brits so this is third-hand. Imma Canuck.
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Old 07-12-2016, 09:17 PM   #14
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Did you find the bit that might shock a Brit, though?
How shockingly tiny that picture is?
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Old 07-12-2016, 09:43 PM   #15
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WOGS sounds like it might be British slang for something dirty
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