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Clown Car IV: The Dotard and Dunce Parade

Discussion in 'Off-Topic' started by hobbsyoyo, Jan 3, 2019.

  1. onejayhawk

    onejayhawk Afflicted with reason

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    Hopefully the shingles vaccine works better when He's older. They are no fun.

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  2. Berzerker

    Berzerker Warlord

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    can shingles hit people who never got a chicken pox vax?
     
  3. hobbsyoyo

    hobbsyoyo Warlord

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    Yes absolutely, both if they never had chicken pox and if they had. In the latter group, the virus was dormant in the nervous system before erupting later in life.
     
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  4. Samson

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    I do not think you can get shingles if you have never had chicken pox. When you get chicken pox as well as the systematic infection that causes the symptoms it invades some dorsal root ganglia, generally along the spine but it can be the ganglia of the cranial nerves. Shingles is when this dormant virus reactivates, travels down the nerve and erupts in the skin, usually triggered bu some sort of immunosuppression.. If you have not had chicken pox this virus is not there to reactivate.
     
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  5. rah

    rah Warlord Supporter

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    Thanks for making that sound terrifying
     
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  6. AmazonQueen

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    Michael Foot, the UK politician, was blind in one eye due to an attack of shingles.
     
  7. Estebonrober

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    I'm sorry if he exaggerated his losses to dodge taxes that on the face of it is tax fraud.
     
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  8. Takhisis

    Takhisis is it fall yet

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    Man, you're trying to argue against people who will cheerfully say that climate change is an opinion and not a fact.
     
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  9. Estebonrober

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    I know it really is me venting because I'm completely surrounded by J types who I can't even talk to about this anymore without them falling into "Trump makes dems cry so he's great" talk basically. At least J reminds me how even when they try they can't defend this crap.
     
  10. Takhisis

    Takhisis is it fall yet

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    is also j's battlecry.
     
  11. Berzerker

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    It sure is... What did they get Capone on? I dont know if there's a statute of limits on tax crimes. I thought the story was his incompetency but if that was BS to avoid taxes that would make sense. Who the hell was auditing him back then? Its still possible that was just a result of tax regulations wrt real estate, many corporations dont pay every year. But that sounds suspicious.
     
  12. hobbsyoyo

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    You can be infected with chicken pox and not show any symptoms until it erupts years later as shingles.
     
  13. Berzerker

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    is it possible for the vax to cause shingles?
     
  14. Lemon Merchant

    Lemon Merchant Professional Killjoy Moderator

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    No. That's a myth.
     
  15. FriendlyFire

    FriendlyFire Codex WMDicanious

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    Plant soy lose money
    Plant corn lose money
    Plant wheat lose money
    Well if its any consolation that pain is going to be hurting US manufacturing, retail and consumers

     
  16. Birdjaguar

    Birdjaguar Entangled Retired Moderator Supporter

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    Plant nothing and get paid a subsidy!
     
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  17. Takhisis

    Takhisis is it fall yet

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    So, basically, become a banker. Got it.
     
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  18. metatron

    metatron unperson

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    Do we have succinct information on the other end of the equasion?
    Are Chinese consumers paying higher prices and cut back on consumption?
    Is China importing from other countries?
    There must be some substitution going on and it would be worthwhile to know what it is.
     
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    Yes, from South America.
     
  20. Cheetah

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    China's turning to Brazil to fill their needs, afaik. And the further fear for US farmers is that they won't feel the need to turn away from Brazil even after the trade war is over.
     

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