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Old 08 February 2010, 08:57 PM
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Do you know?

a human body can bear only upto 45 Del (unit) of pain.

But at the time of giving birth, a woman feels upto 57 Del of Pain.

This is similar to 20 bones getting fractured at a time!!!!

LOVE UR MOM...

God couldn't be everywhere and therefore he made Mothers...
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Old 08 February 2010, 09:04 PM
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a human body can bear only upto 45 Del (unit) of pain.

But at the time of giving birth, a woman feels upto 57 Del of Pain.

This is similar to 20 bones getting fractured at a time!!!!
Passing a kidney stone is 60 Del of Pain**.

This is the same as having 24 hours of glurge read to you.


** According to Wikipedia, there is no measurement called a Del for pain.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pain_scale
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Old 08 February 2010, 09:18 PM
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Love Ur Mom?
Yes, one should love the Ur-Mother. For she will devour those who turn against her.


Also, does it matter which 20 bones? And can we choose?
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Old 08 February 2010, 09:19 PM
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Heck, even that torture device in The Princess Bride only went up to 50.

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Old 08 February 2010, 09:22 PM
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Pain is measured in dols, not dels.
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Old 08 February 2010, 09:36 PM
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So, is the human body can only handle 45 and a woman's body can handle 57, does this mean that women aren't human?
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Old 08 February 2010, 09:39 PM
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Dols appear to measure 1-10, which is "severe." And they're relative, obviously. Something that one person ranks a 3 might be a 7 for someone else.
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Old 08 February 2010, 09:54 PM
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So, is the human body can only handle 45 and a woman's body can handle 57, does this mean that women aren't human?
No, it means that mothers aren't human. So either women who successfully give birth were never human to start with (aliens, perhaps), or the childbirth process turns them into something non-human.

My theory is that it's like turning into a vampire. They were human; then they go through this transforming process known as childbirth, and the result is a mother! The resulting mother is no longer, in fact, human, but a different type of being. This is also when they gain their superhuman senses that allow them to keep track of their children (eyes in the back of the head and such). I'm not entirely sure whether this implies that mothers are undead or not...they definitely do not seem to be vulnerable to the traditional weapons against the undead. I know several mothers who are quite fond of garlic, most have no issues with crosses or sunlight (besides slathering sunscreen on their kids). I think decapitation or a stake through the heart probably kills them, but then again, there aren't many creatures that would survive either of those.
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Old 08 February 2010, 09:56 PM
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So, is the human body can only handle 45 and a woman's body can handle 57, does this mean that women aren't human?
Nope - it means that women die and are reborn with every child they bear - just like Jesus dies and is reborn for you.

Drop-I can do glurge-bear
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Old 09 February 2010, 12:04 AM
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No, it means that mothers aren't human. So either women who successfully give birth were never human to start with (aliens, perhaps), or the childbirth process turns them into something non-human.
I definitely did not remotely resemble a human once I'd passed 20 hours in childbirth.
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Old 09 February 2010, 12:09 AM
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Nope - it means that women die and are reborn with every child they bear - just like Jesus dies and is reborn for you.

Drop-I can do glurge-bear
You deserve some sort of anti-medal for that!
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Old 09 February 2010, 12:27 AM
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No.

That was easy.

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Do you know?

a human body can bear only upto 45 Del (unit) of pain.

But at the time of giving birth, a woman feels upto 57 Del of Pain.
Well, then clearly, "feeling" pain and "bearing" it are two different things. What, I can't imagine, but it is the only thing that makes sense.

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This is similar to 20 bones getting fractured at a time!!!!
And this is why G-d gave us epidurals. The fact that he took his time about it, thought, means he is probably a man.
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God couldn't be everywhere and therefore he made Mothers...
Cool. Does this mean I can smite mine enemies?
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Old 09 February 2010, 12:35 AM
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Nope - it means that women die and are reborn with every child they bear - just like Jesus dies and is reborn for you.

Drop-I can do glurge-bear

Just because you can doesn't mean you should!
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Old 09 February 2010, 12:36 AM
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Also, does it matter which 20 bones? And can we choose?
Yeah... I'm thinking that if you broke 20 bones in your skull you would be in worse shape than if you broke 20 bones in your foot.
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God couldn't be everywhere and therefore he made Mothers...

Whoever wrote this doesn't know my mother-in-law.
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Old 09 February 2010, 06:37 PM
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A woman whose son was frequently in trouble told me that the pain of childbirth doesn't last 37 hours, it lasts 18 years.
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Whoever wrote this doesn't know my mother-in-law.
Well, there is difference between "Mothers" and "Muthas". Maybe that's where the glurge confuses us.
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Old 10 February 2010, 01:55 AM
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Whoever wrote this doesn't know my mother-in-law.
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Well, there is difference between "Mothers" and "Muthas". Maybe that's where the glurge confuses us.
I dunno-- does your MIL seem like the type to dash babies skulls against walls? The All Mighty advocates that in a few limited circumstances. I'm just saying, he has his moods. Maybe your MIL is here for when the wrath of G-d is on a coffee break.
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Old 10 February 2010, 02:42 AM
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Comment: DID YOU EVER THINK LIKE THIS!!!
Let's see, now. I'm pretty sure I don't think in ALL CAPS. I'm also certain I don't substitute three exclamation points for a question mark when thinking deep thoughts, like "Why do they serve French fries in Chinese restaurants?"

So, no, I don't think like this.
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Old 10 February 2010, 04:39 AM
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Dol defined.

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Pronunciation: \ˈdōl\
Function: noun
: a unit for the measurement of pain intensity usually taken as one tenth of the range of increasing sensation from that produced by the least perceptible stimulus to that at which further increase in stimulation causes no further increase in sensation
So, 1 means the point where you barely notice it, and 10 is the point where it is so bad that you no longer notice if it gets worse. No wonder most people abandoned that scale. The scales they use now may still be subjective, but they are easier to understand (1 is just a little pain, the max number varies -often 5 or 10, and is defined as the worst pain you have ever had. or could imagine)

So 57 dels would be 5-6 times the level of pain that is so extreme that you can no longer tell the difference if it gets worse.

No doubt childbirth is painful for many people (My mom claims that it wasn't for her, so for whatever it's worth, it varies), but I don't think it's the worst imaginable - certain cancers, diseases, and severe traumas are probably worse.
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