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  1. SubscriberGhost of a Duke
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    31 May '17 18:15
    1. Have hiccups for the rest of your life?

    2. Or feel like you need to sneeze and not be able to for the rest of your life?
  2. Standard memberwolfgang59
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    31 May '17 19:05
    Originally posted by Ghost of a Duke
    1. Have hiccups for the rest of your life?

    2. Or feel like you need to sneeze and not be able to for the rest of your life?
    I'd see another doctor given those choices.
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    31 May '17 19:10
    Originally posted by Ghost of a Duke
    1. Have hiccups for the rest of your life?

    2. Or feel like you need to sneeze and not be able to for the rest of your life?
    I would do nothing of the kind.
  4. SubscriberGhost of a Duke
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    31 May '17 19:26
    Originally posted by Torunn
    I would do nothing of the kind.
    Perhaps i should have said, 'If you HAD to choose.' (For a reason I haven't yet postulated).
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    31 May '17 19:291 edit
    Originally posted by Ghost of a Duke
    Perhaps i should have said, 'If you HAD to choose.' (For a reason I haven't yet postulated).
    Then I would choose the second alternative. How would you choose?
  6. SubscriberGhost of a Duke
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    31 May '17 19:47
    Originally posted by Torunn
    Then I would choose the second alternative. How would you choose?
    Probably the second. I think we should give the hiccups to Wolfgang.
  7. Subscriberhuckleberryhound
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    31 May '17 21:16
    My guess is both would drive you to madness. So all they would do is shorten "the rest" part.
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    31 May '17 21:28
    Originally posted by Ghost of a Duke
    1. Have hiccups for the rest of your life?

    2. Or feel like you need to sneeze and not be able to for the rest of your life?
    3. Perpetual flatulence.
  9. Standard memberwolfgang59
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    31 May '17 22:34
    Originally posted by josephw
    3. Perpetual flatulence.
    God gave you a third option?
    Cool.

    Now please open a window.
  10. Standard memberwolfgang59
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    31 May '17 22:35
    Originally posted by Ghost of a Duke
    Probably the second. I think we should give the hiccups to Wolfgang.
    You can't give the hiccups to another ... it isn't contagious.
  11. SubscriberGhost of a Duke
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    01 Jun '17 07:17
    Originally posted by wolfgang59
    You can't give the hiccups to another ... it isn't contagious.
    I would give you a glass of water, and then startle you while you were drinking it, and in so doing cause a sudden, involuntary contraction of the diaphragm muscle.
  12. Standard memberwolfgang59
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    01 Jun '17 08:00
    Originally posted by Ghost of a Duke
    I would give you a glass of water, and then startle you while you were drinking it, and in so doing cause a sudden, involuntary contraction of the diaphragm muscle.
    Anyone catching me drinking water would be startled!
  13. SubscriberPonderable
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    05 Jun '17 05:49
    Originally posted by wolfgang59
    Anyone catching me drinking water would be startled!
    Tea is composed mainly of water you know 😉
  14. Standard memberwolfgang59
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    05 Jun '17 06:55
    Originally posted by Ponderable
    Tea is composed mainly of water you know 😉
    So is beer.
  15. SubscriberFMF
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    05 Jun '17 07:27
    Originally posted by wolfgang59
    So is beer.
    So are humans. Cf: Bones McCoy in Star Trek - The Omega Glory
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