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Forum: Medical 30 March 2009, 01:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 17,657
Posted By Fantine
(anecdote alert) My boss did a detox diet for a...

(anecdote alert) My boss did a detox diet for a week, and all it seemed to do was make her incredibly cranky. I guessing she was hungry. Everyone in the office was relieved when she was done with...
Forum: Politics 25 March 2009, 12:53 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 29,626
Posted By Fantine
Tsk, Tsk I was very surprised to see this pop up on recent...

I was very surprised to see this pop up on recent posts again after so long. Wild Redhead, you have been a member of this message board for nearly two years--are you really serious when you say you...
Forum: Glurge Gallery 24 March 2009, 07:23 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 24,111
Posted By Fantine
D'oh! I was born in 1976. I ate all of those things...

I was born in 1976. I ate all of those things periodically as a kid, and was always outside playing, and was still overweight.

Maybe I don't really exist....
Forum: Inboxer Rebellion 16 March 2009, 07:37 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 47,809
Posted By Fantine
Icon108 So the point is that the OP mom is raising a...

So the point is that the OP mom is raising a spoiled brat, right? (Seriously, how many kids have a jet ski?)

Further, I never got an allowance as child, but most of my friends who did said they...
Forum: Horrors 01 March 2009, 03:47 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 17,049
Posted By Fantine
I always figured it was because the roach eggs...

I always figured it was because the roach eggs (http://www.snopes.com/horrors/food/tacobell.asp) in the envelope glue also affected the glue on the stamps.

:fish:
Forum: Fauxtography 05 February 2009, 12:27 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 21,424
Posted By Fantine
Okay, but not a single nerdy person is sitting...

Okay, but not a single nerdy person is sitting there disgusted by the disruption? That would have been me in high school. I would have been bored out of my mind by the teacher reading directly from...
Forum: Fauxtography 04 February 2009, 01:38 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 21,424
Posted By Fantine
It seems they have seriously misunderstood the...

It seems they have seriously misunderstood the theory of evolution anyway, since they are jumping around making monkey noises. They really need more education--he should make them write papers about...
Forum: Medical 29 January 2009, 01:38 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 20,367
Posted By Fantine
Neener, Neener I had not heard of this supposed condition until...

I had not heard of this supposed condition until reading this article, but all I could think was that if your cello rubs or presses against your crotch while you're playing, ur doin it wrong.
Forum: We've Got Mail 21 January 2009, 06:34 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 77,516
Posted By Fantine
It must be a pretty hardcore test, because if you...

It must be a pretty hardcore test, because if you pass you get to know all about the homosexual agenda!
Forum: Business 31 December 2008, 01:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 28,563
Posted By Fantine
Crash Wow! That site is scary! I must now go and...

Wow! That site is scary!

I must now go and cleanse my home to get rid of my candles, incense, gargoyle and dragon figurines, stuffed animals, anything with paisley patterns on it, and anything...
Forum: Politics 28 December 2008, 06:48 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 29,626
Posted By Fantine
I realize I am at risk of sounding more defensive...

I realize I am at risk of sounding more defensive than necessary by continuing to post in this thread, but I am working toward becoming a body acceptance advocate in real life, and that is why I am...
Forum: Politics 28 December 2008, 03:02 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 29,626
Posted By Fantine
Oops, my mistake. Apologies to Steve Eisenberg. ...

Oops, my mistake. Apologies to Steve Eisenberg. I saw his post first, read Seraphina's, got angry, and ran off at the keyboard without realizing it was a different person.

[deep breath] Okay. I...
Forum: Politics 28 December 2008, 03:28 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 29,626
Posted By Fantine
I agree. But I do hope you read the articles...

I agree.

But I do hope you read the articles I linked above, Steve.
Forum: Politics 27 December 2008, 03:52 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 29,626
Posted By Fantine
The rolling eyes were really unnecessary. My...

The rolling eyes were really unnecessary. My point is that the things "everyone knows" are not medical facts. Can you cite a long term study to establish that a person carrying 10, 20, 30kg more...
Forum: Politics 14 December 2008, 02:26 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 29,626
Posted By Fantine
Cite, please? A lot of people are "at risk" for...

Cite, please? A lot of people are "at risk" for these things. It seems to me that most are hereditary, though some may be lifestyle related. Can you show me a study that says they are caused by...
Forum: Politics 13 December 2008, 11:31 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 29,626
Posted By Fantine
Glad to hear it. I realize you're only speaking...

Glad to hear it. I realize you're only speaking for your office, but it's definitely good to see that common sense prevails somewhere on this issue!
Forum: Politics 13 December 2008, 03:21 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 29,626
Posted By Fantine
But what happens when a doctor says, "Oh noes,...

But what happens when a doctor says, "Oh noes, this child is overweight and that's BAD!" without specifying any actual health risks (labeling excess fat as a health problem in and of itself), and...
Forum: We've Got Mail 11 December 2008, 02:04 PM
Replies: 444
Views: 198,114
Posted By Fantine
A huge loss of what belonging to the visitor? ...

A huge loss of what belonging to the visitor? Self-righteousness? Ignorant commentaries by people wearing tin-foil hats? E-mails written in all caps?

I don't think anyone will miss any of those.
Forum: Politics 10 December 2008, 01:00 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 29,626
Posted By Fantine
Nitpick: Being overweight, even "grossly"...

Nitpick: Being overweight, even "grossly" overweight, is not life-threatening. Certain conditions that are correlated with (not caused by) obesity can become life-threatening if not treated, but...
Forum: Inboxer Rebellion 05 November 2008, 07:21 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 65,080
Posted By Fantine
:lol: I'd love to challenge people who have this...

:lol: I'd love to challenge people who have this attitude to actually live on public benefits and see how far they get. I'm willing to bet hey'd be begging for their jobs back in short order.
Forum: Glurge Gallery 25 October 2008, 12:44 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 17,486
Posted By Fantine
Icon108 Even if I were inclined to be inspired by these...

Even if I were inclined to be inspired by these kinds of stories, this one would strike a rotten note with me. It was a broken, abcessed tooth that caused me to lose my faith in the power of prayer....
Forum: We've Got Mail 03 October 2008, 02:36 PM
Replies: 999
Views: 426,589
Posted By Fantine
Two things: First, what is...

Two things:

First, what is "with-in-the-range-of-180"? Within what range? You could say someone with an IQ of 80 is within the range (give or take 100 points).

Second, you may speak all those...
Forum: We've Got Mail 18 August 2008, 01:58 PM
Replies: 856
Views: 483,217
Posted By Fantine
I'll have to ask the couple that runs Snopes if...

I'll have to ask the couple that runs Snopes if they've ever debunked that one.

ETA: Except my brother-in-law's stepsister told me she read on teh internetz that they run a spam server and make...
Forum: We've Got Mail 17 August 2008, 03:16 PM
Replies: 856
Views: 483,217
Posted By Fantine
Only if you leave the door open. What are you...

Only if you leave the door open. What are you trying to do, refrigerate the whole house?
Forum: Politics 11 August 2008, 03:37 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 25,263
Posted By Fantine
No My thoughts exactly. How do you know what Jesus...

My thoughts exactly. How do you know what Jesus would have said about terrorists? And wait, wait.... where were the 9/11 terrorists from, again? Was it the country we're at war with right now? ...
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