TCRT 7: Episode 2 - Attack of The Chat

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by Moggy » Mon Jan 14, 2019 9:27 am

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"Say Yes to roller skating, not crack" should be a motto we all could aspire to. If I could just get off the damn crack.


That made me want some meth.

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by Cheeky Devlin » Mon Jan 14, 2019 10:25 am

The newest Coca-Cola advert always makes me smile. When asked if he'd prefer full-fat or zero-sugar he simply responds "I just love Coke!" we then get a montage of Coke fuelled revelry.

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PostRe: TCRT 7: Episode 2 - Attack of The Chat
by Dual » Mon Jan 14, 2019 10:37 am

'I just love cock!'

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PostRe: TCRT 7: Episode 2 - Attack of The Chat
by Preezy » Mon Jan 14, 2019 11:04 am

Cheeky Devlin wrote:The newest Coca-Cola advert always makes me smile. When asked if he'd prefer full-fat or zero-sugar he simply responds "I just love Coke!" we then get a montage of Coke fuelled revelry.

They are the weirdest and most annoying strawberry floating adverts going. The other one with the idiot walking down the street talking about his love of coke :fp:

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PostRe: TCRT 7: Episode 2 - Attack of The Chat
by Qikz » Mon Jan 14, 2019 11:12 am

Update, nurses on today don't know anything about my mum so they can't update me on the phone, but have said she's awake and hasn't eaten anything, but nothing overly terrible so i guess it's a good sign. Going back in this afternoon.

Thanks for listening to all this, also that rollerblading ad is hilarious.

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PostRe: TCRT 7: Episode 2 - Attack of The Chat
by Cuttooth » Mon Jan 14, 2019 12:21 pm

Preezy wrote:
Cheeky Devlin wrote:The newest Coca-Cola advert always makes me smile. When asked if he'd prefer full-fat or zero-sugar he simply responds "I just love Coke!" we then get a montage of Coke fuelled revelry.

They are the weirdest and most annoying strawberry floating adverts going. The other one with the idiot walking down the street talking about his love of coke :fp:

That Diet Coke one is weird because it's seemingly comparing it to things that are bad.

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PostRe: TCRT 7: Episode 2 - Attack of The Chat
by Qikz » Mon Jan 14, 2019 2:58 pm

Mum isn't very responsive today. She's completely out of it but she was awake all night so she's just sleeping. Waiting to see the doctor but they said it could be an hour.

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PostRe: TCRT 7: Episode 2 - Attack of The Chat
by Hexx » Mon Jan 14, 2019 3:32 pm

Some of you might know (because I mention it a lot) I've got a degenerative cornea and I'm awaiting a graft.

The option to go private and (potentially...I've not seen the consultant)... go quicker (I don't understand how they get 'part' quicker) feels wrong...

Am I just being overly sensitive/pig headed?

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PostRe: TCRT 7: Episode 2 - Attack of The Chat
by Dual » Mon Jan 14, 2019 3:38 pm

Hexx wrote:Some of you might know (because I mention it a lot) I've got a degenerative cornea and I'm awaiting a graft.

The option to go private and (potentially...I've not seen the consultant)... go quicker (I don't understand how they get 'part' quicker) feels wrong...

Am I just being overly sensitive/pig headed?


Would that be through work health insurance?

I say go for it.

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PostRe: TCRT 7: Episode 2 - Attack of The Chat
by Hexx » Mon Jan 14, 2019 3:41 pm

Dual wrote:
Hexx wrote:Some of you might know (because I mention it a lot) I've got a degenerative cornea and I'm awaiting a graft.

The option to go private and (potentially...I've not seen the consultant)... go quicker (I don't understand how they get 'part' quicker) feels wrong...

Am I just being overly sensitive/pig headed?


Would that be through work health insurance?

I say go for it.


It might be or I might just look at it myself.

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PostRe: TCRT 7: Episode 2 - Attack of The Chat
by Drumstick » Mon Jan 14, 2019 3:51 pm

What is your question here? Should you go private because you can get treatment sooner? If you can afford it, why not.

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PostRe: TCRT 7: Episode 2 - Attack of The Chat
by Errkal » Mon Jan 14, 2019 3:54 pm

Pretty sure if you go private you have to start voting Convservative.

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PostRe: TCRT 7: Episode 2 - Attack of The Chat
by Rex Kramer » Mon Jan 14, 2019 3:57 pm

Errkal wrote:Pretty sure if you go private you have to start voting Convservative.

And a puppy gets sacrificed.

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PostRe: TCRT 7: Episode 2 - Attack of The Chat
by Hexx » Mon Jan 14, 2019 4:02 pm

Drumstick wrote:What is your question here? Should you go private because you can get treatment sooner? If you can afford it, why not.


I think I'm struggling because I don't see how they get a donor quicker (they come from same pool), other than gaming system somehow.

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PostRe: TCRT 7: Episode 2 - Attack of The Chat
by Cuttooth » Mon Jan 14, 2019 4:16 pm

Hexx wrote:
Drumstick wrote:What is your question here? Should you go private because you can get treatment sooner? If you can afford it, why not.


I think I'm struggling because I don't see how they get a donor quicker (they come from same pool), other than gaming system somehow.

Can understand why that makes you uncomfortable.

Personally for something as serious as your health/eyesight I would take the opportunity despite the ethics involved.

If I were in that circumstance I would feel inclined to advocate for a fairer system at the same time though.

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PostRe: TCRT 7: Episode 2 - Attack of The Chat
by Hexx » Mon Jan 14, 2019 4:23 pm

Cuttooth wrote:
Hexx wrote:
Drumstick wrote:What is your question here? Should you go private because you can get treatment sooner? If you can afford it, why not.


I think I'm struggling because I don't see how they get a donor quicker (they come from same pool), other than gaming system somehow.

Can understand why that makes you uncomfortable.

Personally for something as serious as your health/eyesight I would take the opportunity despite the ethics involved.

If I were in that circumstance I would feel inclined to advocate for a fairer system at the same time though.


Yeah you get it.

There's different degrees of severity - so they might have a suggestion for non-graft eye (I know there's more options than on NHS)

Booked a consultation to see them. They can look at both eyes. It's not (much) money given stupid things I don't spend money on. Knowledge is power and also I can berate their entire existance and purpose while there.

The other thing is eyes are a bit wierd "shall we try this surgery that might work for £x,000 or might do nothing" is an odd one.

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PostRe: TCRT 7: Episode 2 - Attack of The Chat
by Somebody Else's Problem » Mon Jan 14, 2019 6:08 pm

Rex Kramer wrote:

"Say Yes to roller skating, not crack" should be a motto we all could aspire to. If I could just get off the damn crack.


That amuses me because now Roller Kingdom has a drug dealer, a paedo and an elderly gang frequenting it.

And also because the ad was made by Rhett and Link.

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PostRe: TCRT 7: Episode 2 - Attack of The Chat
by That's not a growth » Mon Jan 14, 2019 6:19 pm

Hexx wrote:
Drumstick wrote:What is your question here? Should you go private because you can get treatment sooner? If you can afford it, why not.


I think I'm struggling because I don't see how they get a donor quicker (they come from same pool), other than gaming system somehow.


Of course you don't see it, not with your gammy eye.

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PostRe: TCRT 7: Episode 2 - Attack of The Chat
by Bunni » Mon Jan 14, 2019 6:47 pm

I would imagine NHS waiting times involve availability of staff and theatres, especially with something as complex as eyes. Private means they can find the specialist and pay them lots of money to operate at a more immediate time in a theatre that’s not already booked.

The donor graft would only be viable for a certain time period and if you’re top of list without a surgeon, maybe it goes to the person who can have it operated on in another hospital? Dunno really, I can certainly see why you’d want a bit more reassurance before committing.

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PostRe: TCRT 7: Episode 2 - Attack of The Chat
by Qikz » Mon Jan 14, 2019 6:53 pm

Another update, another day of uncertainty but the doctors are basically saying they don't know what is going to happen. They said they don't know how treatment will go, but they'll continue treating her how they can and advised me to spend as much time as I can with her.

They said they can't tell if she's not going to make it, or if she will and said that if she does make it it's possible the infection will eventually come back and be worse, so it's a matter of enjoying any time we have together and I hope that that will be many years to come.

I'm going to continue being as positive as I can and we'll all have to see how this goes, but we have to take each day as it comes and hope for the best.

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