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What do you do when you hurt yourself?

Discussion in 'Off Topic [BG]' started by Bloodhammer, Nov 26, 2012.


What do you do when you hurt yourself?

Poll closed Dec 1, 2012.
  1. Act like nothing happened, suck up the pain, and hope no one saw it

    11 vote(s)
    25.0%
  2. Clamp your hand/s on the affected area and groan and rock until the pain goes away

    5 vote(s)
    11.4%
  3. Verbally exclaim your pain and surprise - possibly start cursing

    25 vote(s)
    56.8%
  4. Run to the bathroom and "doctor" the affected area with way too much bandaids and/or gauze

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  5. Cry

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  6. Get mad and start yelling at the people around you for leaving, whatever it was, there

    3 vote(s)
    6.8%
  1. Bloodhammer

    Bloodhammer Twinkle Twinkle Black Star

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    I'm talking about small, but painful stuff - nothing that REQUIRES medical attention. Like stubbing your toe or hitting your thumb with a hammer or jabbing your finger with a .011 gauge guitar string.

    I tend to get embarrassed at my clumsiness, but sometimes I laugh if it's funny enough.
     
  2. NWB

    NWB

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    Kirkland, WA
    Crown Royal.
     
  3. Bloodhammer

    Bloodhammer Twinkle Twinkle Black Star

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    Shreveport, Louisiana
  4. pocketgroove

    pocketgroove

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    Detroit
    I definitely clamp the hands until it goes away.
     
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  6. MatticusMania

    MatticusMania LANA! HE REMEMBERS ME!

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    Location:
    Pomona, SoCal
  7. Double E

    Double E I ain't got no time to play... Supporting Member

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    Dec 24, 2005
    Location:
    Northeast Ohio
  8. bassinplace

    bassinplace

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    Definitely option #1 for me. I just soldier on. I've got no time for no stinkin' pain. :mad: :cool:
     
  9. 1958Bassman

    1958Bassman

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  10. nutso42

    nutso42

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    Location:
    Your location can be this long
  11. Ziltoid

    Ziltoid Supporting Member

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    Location:
    Canada
    Crowned elephant.
     
  12. i_got_a_mohawk

    i_got_a_mohawk

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    Location:
    Edinburgh & Dundee, Scotland
    Combination.

    Swear and then move on as if nothing ever happened.
     
  13. Indiana Mike

    Indiana Mike

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    Maybe one word but otherwise no tantrums or blame games....suck it up and drive on...
     
  14. MAJOR METAL

    MAJOR METAL A Hard Rockin Lover of GREENBURST Supporting Member

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    Location:
    Where I lay my head is home
    I smugly smirk within myself and quietly say, I still feel. :smug:
     
  15. Phalex

    Phalex Semper Gumby Supporting Member

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    Location:
    G.R. MI
    My brother in law was helping me move some stuff last week, and I skinned my knuckle on a door frame. Peeled the skin right off of it. It really didn't hurt that bad, so I just pulled the loose flap of skin off and went back to work.

    Later on we were having beers and he's like "dude! You're bleeding like a stuck pig." It was kinda drippy. So I got a wet paper towel, and we had beers.......
     
  16. Bloodhammer

    Bloodhammer Twinkle Twinkle Black Star

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    Location:
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    Ah yes. I have done that so many times I often joke that my knuckles are pure scar tissue. It doesn't hurt until sweat-salt accumulates on the exposed dermis. Or alcohol or acetone gets in it.

    Electricity often gets a good yell out of me, but I've gotten to the point that I just jerk back most of the time and save my breath. Still friggin hurts, though!
     
  17. Kwesi

    Kwesi Supporting Member

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    Location:
    USA; Mitchellville, Maryland
    1) Think about what it will prevent me from doing.

    2) wonder why I heal so slowly.
     
  18. tbrannon

    tbrannon

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  19. JacoLesFlea

    JacoLesFlea

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    Location:
    Minnesota
    Curl up in the fetal position,crying and sucking my thumb while self exploring.
     
  20. machine gewehr

    machine gewehr

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    Sep 17, 2005
    Location:
    Istanbul

    This, if I'm alone.

    Out in the public,I act like nothing happened and try to keep a smile with tears in my eyes.
     
  21. Unrepresented

    Unrepresented Something Borderline Offensive Supporting Member

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    Location:
    San Diego, CA
    My day job provides me with many opportunities to cause myself pain. While I politely decline most of them, it'd be rude to turn them all down. Luckily, the regular exposure and desire to continue in my trajectory allow for me to move past most items short of limb loss or compound fractures. More care is typically spent hiding the open, gushing wounds from the public than actually addressing them.
     

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