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by Sammy Sofa
Thu Oct 18, 2018 9:15 pm
Forum: Social
Topic: Do you get your flu shot?
Replies: 41
Views: 382

Re: Do you get your flu shot?

The results of this poll are so depressing and dumb that I keep thinking I've wandered into the Bears thread by mistake.
by Sammy Sofa
Thu Oct 18, 2018 8:22 pm
Forum: Social
Topic: Do you get your flu shot?
Replies: 41
Views: 382

Re: Do you get your flu shot?

Cubswin11 wrote:I turned 30 in summer


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by Sammy Sofa
Thu Oct 18, 2018 8:05 pm
Forum: Social
Topic: Do you get your flu shot?
Replies: 41
Views: 382

Re: Do you get your flu shot?

Why would I, a Julliard-trained dermatologist, give you bad advice about getting the flu shot?
by Sammy Sofa
Thu Oct 18, 2018 7:02 pm
Forum: Social
Topic: Food Monstrosities
Replies: 1079
Views: 51121

Re: Food Monstrosities

Oh, I've had plenty of awesome duck dishes. If you find a good Thai place that nails a crispy duck platter, GET IT. But even at a takeout place, duck costs a ton more, like it's some kind of fancy bird instead of just a nasty water pigeon with a murderous corkscrew dick.
by Sammy Sofa
Thu Oct 18, 2018 6:24 pm
Forum: Social
Topic: General Chit-Chat thread
Replies: 2760
Views: 138895

Re: General Chit-Chat thread

It is pretty crazy when you think about how Twitter and Instagram basically have scores of users without being users. With Facebook, you have to jump through enough hoops to see a FB page that ultimately you're going to likely end up having a FB page of your own (I remember there being a really larg...
by Sammy Sofa
Thu Oct 18, 2018 6:06 pm
Forum: Social
Topic: General Chit-Chat thread
Replies: 2760
Views: 138895

Re: General Chit-Chat thread

Nobody's saying that Twitter has more users than Facebook; Facebook is by far the top of the social networking heap. jersey's dismissal of Twitter like it's basically Friendster, however, was odd, given that it does have a very big user base (and clearly played a huge role in the 2016 election), and...
by Sammy Sofa
Thu Oct 18, 2018 5:06 pm
Forum: Social
Topic: Food Monstrosities
Replies: 1079
Views: 51121

Re: Food Monstrosities

Yeah, I can't think of where I've seen it anywhere here outside of some kind of foie gras.
by Sammy Sofa
Thu Oct 18, 2018 4:31 pm
Forum: Social
Topic: Do you get your flu shot?
Replies: 41
Views: 382

Re: Do you get your flu shot?

Doctor: You don't really need a colonoscopy sir. Sammy: *10 minute diatribe on the medical value of colonoscopies* Doctor: Fine, if you'll just shut up! You left out the part where I kicked the door down even though I had a scheduled appointment. "Sir, this is a Wendy's restaurant" "...
by Sammy Sofa
Thu Oct 18, 2018 4:29 pm
Forum: Social
Topic: Do you get your flu shot?
Replies: 41
Views: 382

Re: Do you get your flu shot?

Long story short: it was due to pretty extensive family history on my mom's side, and apparently colorectal cancer rates in people younger than 40 have been going through the roof, and people should really start doing it by 45 at the latest instead of 50. Good news, though! My colon is apparently li...
by Sammy Sofa
Thu Oct 18, 2018 4:03 pm
Forum: Social
Topic: Do you get your flu shot?
Replies: 41
Views: 382

Re: Do you get your flu shot?

Guys, unless you get your flu shot, my followup thread is going to be, "get your first colonoscopy before the age of 40 like I just did," complete with pictures. DON'T THINK I WON'T DO IT. Doctor: You don't really need a colonoscopy sir. Sammy: *10 minute diatribe on the medical value of ...
by Sammy Sofa
Thu Oct 18, 2018 3:47 pm
Forum: Social
Topic: Do you get your flu shot?
Replies: 41
Views: 382

Re: Do you get your flu shot?

Guys, unless you get your flu shot, my followup thread is going to be, "get your first colonoscopy before the age of 40 like I just did," complete with pictures. DON'T THINK I WON'T DO IT.
by Sammy Sofa
Thu Oct 18, 2018 3:40 pm
Forum: Cubs Discussions
Topic: Anthony Iapoce Hired as New Hitting Coach
Replies: 31
Views: 1005

Re: Anthony Iapoce Hired as New Hitting Coach

Dammit. I should have gone with this:

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by Sammy Sofa
Thu Oct 18, 2018 3:37 pm
Forum: Social
Topic: Do you get your flu shot?
Replies: 41
Views: 382

Re: Do you get your flu shot?

I suppose you think I should vaccinate my kids too It was terrifying how quickly the office talk veered into a couple of guys, who I would have never guessed this of in a million years, talking about how don't want to vaccinate their kids because they "don't know what's in them," or, &quo...
by Sammy Sofa
Thu Oct 18, 2018 3:33 pm
Forum: Social
Topic: Do you get your flu shot?
Replies: 41
Views: 382

Re: Do you get your flu shot?

These poll results are giving me the agita

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by Sammy Sofa
Thu Oct 18, 2018 3:00 pm
Forum: Social
Topic: Food Monstrosities
Replies: 1079
Views: 51121

Re: Food Monstrosities

It's weird that duck generally has a rep as a classy food bird, when they're such gross trash monsters.

And what was up with Victorian folks acting like eating a goose was a big deal? I imagine a cooked goose tastes like a spiteful bagpipe filled with greasy poop.
by Sammy Sofa
Thu Oct 18, 2018 2:58 pm
Forum: Social
Topic: Do you get your flu shot?
Replies: 41
Views: 382

Re: Do you get your flu shot?

Do you live near a CVS?

Walgreens?

Does your grocery store have a pharmacy?

Odds are they have been offering flu shots for free or very cheap (plus gift card/store credit!) for at least a couple weeks now. No doctor visit needed!
by Sammy Sofa
Thu Oct 18, 2018 2:56 pm
Forum: Social
Topic: Do you get your flu shot?
Replies: 41
Views: 382

Re: Do you get your flu shot?

I got mine just last week and just like every other time I get one it led to me getting sick about 2 hours later and spending the rest of the next day and a half sleeping and feeling otherwise miserable. I'm starting to wonder if it's even worth it. This is probably the most common line of thought ...
by Sammy Sofa
Thu Oct 18, 2018 2:54 pm
Forum: Social
Topic: Do you get your flu shot?
Replies: 41
Views: 382

Re: Do you get your flu shot?

The fear of side effects, or "getting the flu" from the flu shot, are big sticking points for people. A lot of people do feel rundown or a little sick the day they get a flu shot, or even for 1-2 days after. This can be for a number of reasons! It can psychosomatic; it can be that the pers...
by Sammy Sofa
Thu Oct 18, 2018 2:42 pm
Forum: Social
Topic: Do you get your flu shot?
Replies: 41
Views: 382

Re: Do you get your flu shot?

I've never had one. My wife and son have gotten it a few times during other doctor visits around that time of year. I couldn't tell you the last time that I, or anyone in my family have had the flu. Not that that's a good reason for not having gotten one. I just rarely go to the doctor...I don't ge...
by Sammy Sofa
Thu Oct 18, 2018 2:41 pm
Forum: Social
Topic: Do you get your flu shot?
Replies: 41
Views: 382

Re: Do you get your flu shot?

Yeah, even if you don't manifest the symptoms, people can carry the damn virus and give it to others if they haven't had the shot.

Please get your flu shot, folks.
by Sammy Sofa
Thu Oct 18, 2018 2:36 pm
Forum: Social
Topic: Do you get your flu shot?
Replies: 41
Views: 382

Do you get your flu shot?

If not....why the hell not?

I'm distressed at the sheer number of people in my office who say they don't get the flu shot for a variety of awful, awful reasons. Please get your flu shot (unless you're one of the very people who can't or shouldn't for valid medical issues).
by Sammy Sofa
Thu Oct 18, 2018 2:31 pm
Forum: Social
Topic: Politics & Current Events
Replies: 24915
Views: 962174

Re: Politics & Current Events

TBS Playoffs Insider wrote:the best mascots are horsefeathers up ironic monsters


Everyone loves a big dumb party muppet. Apparently this is the thing Philly is good at.
by Sammy Sofa
Thu Oct 18, 2018 2:30 pm
Forum: Social
Topic: Politics & Current Events
Replies: 24915
Views: 962174

Re: Politics & Current Events

Agreed but until he decides not to run or runs and gets knocked early, imo he's the best of the bunch of the 20+ or so possibilities. These midterms will likely decide which direction the party is going. They do well in typically red areas by going after younger more progressive voters, you'll see ...
by Sammy Sofa
Thu Oct 18, 2018 2:23 pm
Forum: Social
Topic: Politics & Current Events
Replies: 24915
Views: 962174

Re: Politics & Current Events

It is always funny how some adults lose their damn minds over something that is largely made with kids in mind. Like, Clark objectively sucks in terms of how lazy his look is; he's just some generic vaguely cartoon bear with a disturbingly human shaped and flesh-toned body (HE SHOULD AT LEAST BE COM...
by Sammy Sofa
Thu Oct 18, 2018 2:05 pm
Forum: Social
Topic: General Chit-Chat thread
Replies: 2760
Views: 138895

Re: General Chit-Chat thread

jersey cubs fan wrote:what? twitter is an incredibly small audience with no real world impact


Brian wrote:the one redeeming thing that came out of Facebook


I swear this dumb site power suplexed your brains or something.

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