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View Poll Results: Have you been vaccinated?
Yes, I am fully vaccinated. 172 86.43%
I have received 1 vaccination shot 17 8.54%
No, I intend to but haven't got around to it. 3 1.51%
No, There are personal medical reasons that I should not receive the vaccine 1 0.50%
No, COVID is a hoax. The vaccine is part of some Communist plot. 4 2.01%
No, God will protect me. You cannot trust science. 2 1.01%
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Old 1st August 2021, 02:25 PM   #361
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Cuz she ain't one o' them elite intellechual types!
Heck, she'll probably even hold someone's beer for them, while they go do something stupid.
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Old 1st August 2021, 02:29 PM   #362
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Oh joy ! I've wandered into a liberal echo chamber,
SO now modern science and medicine are "Liberal" and therefore evil.
Nice.
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Originally Posted by Cain View Post
From ze Twitter:

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I saw a guy this morning here in St Pete [St. Petersberg, Florida] with a t-shirt that said "I'd rather have COVID-19 than BIDEN-20", and people were complimenting him.
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You can't fix stupid.
True....no matter how you look at it.
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Oh joy ! I've wandered into a liberal echo chamber,
Must be a nice change from the 'Rigged Election!-Covid 19 HOAX!-Covid Vaccine Will Magnetize and Implant a Tracking Device In You-Dems Are Coming for Your Guns and Bibles-War on Christmas-Socialistcommielibtards!' echo chamber so many GOP reside in.
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Old 1st August 2021, 04:27 PM   #366
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Two billion people have received at least 1 shot. At what point is it no longer an experiment?

When they think up the next excuse.
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So far all I see are the talking points of the press but lets look a little deeper;

It has become quite obvious that there is a manipulation going on with this covid vaccine . Where there is manipulation you can be sure there is going to be a lot more evil taking place. That's like a fundamental law of nature.

Now we can all agree that a vaccine is supposed to bring about an immunity to a specific disease. If it does not then it isn't a very good vaccine and if it does not protect at all then you have to question if it actually is a vaccine at all or if it is really something else that has been disguised as a vaccine meant to achieve some other purpose !

Now what do we see happening on the ground ?

Every body must get the vaccine, moral obligation and needs to be mandated by law for the common good. The reason being that those who do not get the vaccine can still infect those that do get the vaccine. DO YOU GUYS NOT SEE THE CONTRADICTION HERE.? It should be obvious that the vaccine is not actually expected to give immunity to covid so the obvious question is, what exactly is this vaccine supposed to achieve. What is the reason for it and why the panic to inject the entire population with it ?

When the polio vaccine came out it protected the recipient because it was an effective vaccine. There was no mandate by law to take it because every one knew that if you did not take it you could be infected by polio. So all took the vaccine and now the disease has all but gone extinct. That is how a true vaccine actually works !

Do I actually need to explain this further.

No, we can't.

You just set a new personal record for me. See ya in the quotes.
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Must be a nice change from the 'Rigged Election!-Covid 19 HOAX!-Covid Vaccine Will Magnetize and Implant a Tracking Device In You-Dems Are Coming for Your Guns and Bibles-War on Christmas-Socialistcommielibtards!' echo chamber so many GOP reside in.
I have at least 50 magnets. I have a couple that can pick up a more than a hundred pounds

For giggles I placed one against the spot where the vaccine was injected. I assure you that a tiny magnet or piece of metal in my upper arm muscle would be pulled out of that muscle tissue by this powerful magnet and I would be able to feel that. But nothing.
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I have at least 50 magnets. I have a couple that can pick up a more than a hundred pounds

For giggles I placed one against the spot where the vaccine was injected. I assure you that a tiny magnet or piece of metal in my upper arm muscle would be pulled out of that muscle tissue by this powerful magnet and I would be able to feel that. But nothing.
It just proves that the government and Bill Gates are getting smarter! They've de-magnitized the magnets and chips! Don't let them fool you!
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Originally Posted by acbytesla View Post
I have at least 50 magnets. I have a couple that can pick up a more than a hundred pounds

For giggles I placed one against the spot where the vaccine was injected. I assure you that a tiny magnet or piece of metal in my upper arm muscle would be pulled out of that muscle tissue by this powerful magnet and I would be able to feel that. But nothing.
You had to test it for yourself?
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Again I'm reminded of how Randi showed that scammers and "fakirs" with the magic ability to make objects stick to their body were just not bathing and letting the oils build up on their skin so lightweight objects like spoons would stick to them. They magically lost the ability to make things stick to them after bathing or even being dusted with talc.

In other words some of the anti-vaxxers probably discovered by accident an old carny trick and just need to wash their nasty asses.
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I have at least 50 magnets. I have a couple that can pick up a more than a hundred pounds

For giggles I placed one against the spot where the vaccine was injected. I assure you that a tiny magnet or piece of metal in my upper arm muscle would be pulled out of that muscle tissue by this powerful magnet and I would be able to feel that. But nothing.
Did you purchase these from Bob Lazar? Be honest.
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Did you purchase these from Bob Lazar? Be honest.
Harbor Freight. They are magnets used for welding.
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I work several hours a week in a room with a functioning MRI machine.

I assure you anything magnetic in my body would have reacted... unpleasantly at some point.
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Oh joy ! I've wandered into a liberal echo chamber,
Translation: "oh damn, these people know their stuff better than I do and I have no good arguments left."

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I work several hours a week in a room with a functioning MRI machine.

I assure you anything magnetic in my body would have reacted... unpleasantly at some point.
I've had an MRI of my head and I have a metal post in a tooth implant. Contrary to popular belief, it did not come ripping out of my mouth or even loosen. Rather the only problem was it results in a blurry image in that area.

But carry on, your point was still valid.
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I've had an MRI of my head and I have a metal post in a tooth implant. Contrary to popular belief, it did not come ripping out of my mouth or even loosen. Rather the only problem was it results in a blurry image in that area.

But carry on, your point was still valid.
What is your implant made of Ginger? I have a couple of implants myself. They are both titanium. The vast majority of implants today are titanium although I believe a long time ago stainless steel was sometimes used. Titanium is not attracted to magnets.
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Originally Posted by JoeMorgue View Post
Again I'm reminded of how Randi showed that scammers and "fakirs" with the magic ability to make objects stick to their body were just not bathing and letting the oils build up on their skin so lightweight objects like spoons would stick to them. They magically lost the ability to make things stick to them after bathing or even being dusted with talc.

In other words some of the anti-vaxxers probably discovered by accident an old carny trick and just need to wash their nasty asses.
I just love the ones these days with people sticking keys to themselves. You'd be hard pressed just to find a ferritic key these days.
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What is your implant made of Ginger? I have a couple of implants myself. They are both titanium. The vast majority of implants today are titanium although I believe a long time ago stainless steel was sometimes used. Titanium is not attracted to magnets.
Some grades of stainless are also not magnetic
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They try to avoid ferrous materials in medical implants.
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What is your implant made of Ginger? I have a couple of implants myself. They are both titanium. The vast majority of implants today are titanium although I believe a long time ago stainless steel was sometimes used. Titanium is not attracted to magnets.
It's not titanium. I'd have to check my medical records buried deep in some file box somewhere. It was an issue because it blurred the images in that area. I have a cerebral aneurism and the MRI was to determine if it was artifact on the CT scan.

I'm supposed to get an angiogram now to see if it needs to be filled with gawd-knows-what and I've not gone in. I'm convinced if I'm seen by the vascular guy they will recommend a vascular treatment (filling the defect) whether it needs it or not.

Oh and it couldn't be in a worse spot: it's in the brainstem. If it ruptures I'll be dead before anyone can call 911.

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So will non-ferrous metals blur the image?
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What is your implant made of Ginger? I have a couple of implants myself. They are both titanium. The vast majority of implants today are titanium although I believe a long time ago stainless steel was sometimes used. Titanium is not attracted to magnets.
Why? Not their type? Too ugly?
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It's not titanium. I'd have to check my medical records buried deep in some file box somewhere. It was an issue because it blurred the images in that area. I have a cerebral aneurism and the MRI was to determine if it was artifact on the CT scan.

I'm supposed to get an angiogram now to see if it needs to be filled with gawd-knows-what and I've not gone in. I'm convinced if I'm seen by the vascular guy they will recommend a vascular treatment (filling the defect) whether it needs it or not.

Oh and it couldn't be in a worse spot: it's in the brainstem. If it ruptures I'll be dead before anyone can call 911.
I'd bet you substantial money that they are titanium with a porcelain crown.
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It's not titanium. I'd have to check my medical records buried deep in some file box somewhere. It was an issue because it blurred the images in that area. I have a cerebral aneurism and the MRI was to determine if it was artifact on the CT scan.

I'm supposed to get an angiogram now to see if it needs to be filled with gawd-knows-what and I've not gone in. I'm convinced if I'm seen by the vascular guy they will recommend a vascular treatment (filling the defect) whether it needs it or not.

Oh and it couldn't be in a worse spot: it's in the brainstem. If it ruptures I'll be dead before anyone can call 911.
Then I suggest you get your butt in and get it taken care of if it needs it. This place needs all the non-crazies it can get.
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Hey great news! We went back to wearing masks at work today! Why did I know this would happen?

A big **** you to all the unvaccinated jerkoffs here for being part of the problem.
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I'd bet you substantial money that they are titanium with a porcelain crown.
Technically it is not a crown. I have a number of those. They cost less.

So looking at this it would appear that most implants do indeed use titanium that is not attracted to a magnet. Good to know.

Leaves me wondering why it would make the MRI blurry.

It does mean I didn't need to worry about the MRI causing my post to loosen.
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Then I suggest you get your butt in and get it taken care of if it needs it. This place needs all the non-crazies it can get.
No!

Mentally I'm not yet prepared for an angio of my brain. But thank you for your kind concern.
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Technically it is not a crown. I have a number of those. They cost less.

So looking at this it would appear that most implants do indeed use titanium that is not attracted to a magnet. Good to know.

Leaves me wondering why it would make the MRI blurry.

It does mean I didn't need to worry about the MRI causing my post to loosen.
I have crowns too. And I know what you mean by cost. Implants are screws with a round head and the porcelain crown fits over the round head. I broke one of the crowns on one of my implants. They had a new crown made and glued it onto the implant.

Why it made the MRI blurry is a mystery to me.
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Hey great news! We went back to wearing masks at work today! Why did I know this would happen?

A big **** you to all the unvaccinated jerkoffs here for being part of the problem.
I'm totally past trying to 'understand' these idiots.
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Just to point out, a CT scan uses X-Rays, not MRI to make an image. C-Rays are refracted by all metals, ferrous or not.

MRI still uses radio waves to read differences in magnetic fields, so its possible for those radio waves to be affected by metal, even if the metal is non-magnetic.


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Just to point out, a CT scan uses X-Rays, not MRI to make an image. C-Rays are refracted by all metals, ferrous or not.

MRI still uses radio waves to read differences in magnetic fields, so its possible for those radio waves to be affected by metal, even if the metal is non-magnetic.
I'm not sure how your first paragraph applies. The reason the aneurism was unclear on my CT was because it is at a junction of multiple vessels (the brain has backup circulation) and the overlapping vessel walls made the image uncertain. An MRI was decided for followup because I've had way too much accumulated radiation.

As to the second one, that's interesting. I'll have to look into it some day.
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Originally Posted by Skeptic Ginger View Post
I'm not sure how your first paragraph applies. The reason the aneurism was unclear on my CT was because it is at a junction of multiple vessels (the brain has backup circulation) and the overlapping vessel walls made the image uncertain. An MRI was decided for followup because I've had way too much accumulated radiation.

As to the second one, that's interesting. I'll have to look into it some day.

The first paragraph was just to clarify for anyone that might be confused; had a family member making that mistake last week so thought Id point it out.

And Im no expert, so check my info by all means. I think radio is used in the reading/scanning part, but Im not positive. I do know radio is involved.


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Originally Posted by Hellbound View Post
The first paragraph was just to clarify for anyone that might be confused; had a family member making that mistake last week so thought Id point it out.

And Im no expert, so check my info by all means. I think radio is used in the reading/scanning part, but Im not positive. I do know radio is involved.


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Pretty good straightforward write up here:

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MRIs employ powerful magnets which produce a strong magnetic field that forces protons in the body to align with that field. When a radiofrequency current is then pulsed through the patient, the protons are stimulated, and spin out of equilibrium, straining against the pull of the magnetic field. When the radiofrequency field is turned off, the MRI sensors are able to detect the energy released as the protons realign with the magnetic field. The time it takes for the protons to realign with the magnetic field, as well as the amount of energy released, changes depending on the environment and the chemical nature of the molecules. Physicians are able to tell the difference between various types of tissues based on these magnetic properties.
https://www.nibib.nih.gov/science-ed...ce-imaging-mri
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Originally Posted by slyjoe View Post
Pretty good straightforward write up here:

https://www.nibib.nih.gov/science-ed...ce-imaging-mri
That might explain the gawd-awful noise the MRI machine makes.
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Originally Posted by slyjoe View Post
Pretty good straightforward write up here:



https://www.nibib.nih.gov/science-ed...ce-imaging-mri

Danke, slyjoe, for the fact check. To be honest, I was too lazy to look and write anything lengthy on a smartphone keyboard .


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That might explain the gawd-awful noise the MRI machine makes.
Yep the noise is from pulsed electricity banging the magnetic coils around. At least it's not your protons making the noise
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