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23 Jan 2020, 5:52 pm

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Might have something to do with the Chinese penchant for eating live animals

today's news
https://www.news.com.au/travel/travel-u ... f89111c0fb

Apparently young Chinese women think eating live animals will make them beautiful


Maybe this is the wake-up call to those women to take notes from young American women and use beer, wine, and liquor instead of live animals to make them beautiful! :lol:



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23 Jan 2020, 6:05 pm

Bravo5150 wrote:
cyberdad wrote:
Might have something to do with the Chinese penchant for eating live animals

today's news
https://www.news.com.au/travel/travel-u ... f89111c0fb

Apparently young Chinese women think eating live animals will make them beautiful


Maybe this is the wake-up call to those women to take notes from young American women and use beer, wine, and liquor instead of live animals to make them beautiful! :lol:


Yes American women could take a leaf from young Chinese girls. Although eating live animals can be tricky sometimes
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j1oByXmohhU



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23 Jan 2020, 6:11 pm

cyberdad wrote:
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cyberdad wrote:
Might have something to do with the Chinese penchant for eating live animals

today's news
https://www.news.com.au/travel/travel-u ... f89111c0fb

Apparently young Chinese women think eating live animals will make them beautiful


Maybe this is the wake-up call to those women to take notes from young American women and use beer, wine, and liquor instead of live animals to make them beautiful! :lol:


Yes American women could take a leaf from young Chinese girls. Although eating live animals can be tricky sometimes
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j1oByXmohhU


I was saying that Chinese women should take from American women. By saying that the virus was a wake up, I meant they should rely on alcohol to make them beautiful. In other words, they should hang out around guys who are inebriated and the state of intoxication by the people looking at them will fool the viewer into believing they are beautiful.



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23 Jan 2020, 6:25 pm

I think what's concerning is in what universe does consuming an animal while it's suffering considered beauty treatment?

But yes, inebriation and eating disorders are so much more civilised



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23 Jan 2020, 6:30 pm

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I think what's concerning is in what universe does consuming an animal while it's suffering considered beauty treatment?

But yes, inebriation and eating disorders are so much more civilised


Since you mentioned eating disorders as an option, I guess they figure eating live animals will have a same basic effect as binging and purging, except ingesting tapeworms or something won't erode your teeth the way stomach acid will?



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23 Jan 2020, 6:33 pm

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I think what's concerning is in what universe does consuming an animal while it's suffering considered beauty treatment?

But yes, inebriation and eating disorders are so much more civilised


Since you mentioned eating disorders as an option, I guess they figure eating live animals will have a same basic effect as binging and purging, except ingesting tapeworms or something won't erode your teeth the way stomach acid will?


Didn't you know! tapeworms help you lose weight - take away all those nasty carbs



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23 Jan 2020, 6:38 pm

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I think what's concerning is in what universe does consuming an animal while it's suffering considered beauty treatment?

But yes, inebriation and eating disorders are so much more civilised


Since you mentioned eating disorders as an option, I guess they figure eating live animals will have a same basic effect as binging and purging, except ingesting tapeworms or something won't erode your teeth the way stomach acid will?


Didn't you know! tapeworms help you lose weight - take away all those nasty carbs


Exactly my point. Eat all the live food you want, get tapeworms and other parasites, stay underweight. A fifty thousand calories diet rich in parasites will keep you just as thin as anorexia but without the starving.



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23 Jan 2020, 8:24 pm

There is still too much speculation on the deadliness of this virus.  The Chinese government has only recently made an 'official' statement of transparency, and only after the virus threatened to spread outside of Wuhan.

Except for Ebola, there has not been a serious viral outbreak since the Black Death.


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23 Jan 2020, 8:40 pm

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Except for Ebola, there has not been a serious viral outbreak since the Black Death.[/color]


Sars? swine flu?



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23 Jan 2020, 8:42 pm

Bravo5150 wrote:
cyberdad wrote:
Bravo5150 wrote:
cyberdad wrote:
I think what's concerning is in what universe does consuming an animal while it's suffering considered beauty treatment?

But yes, inebriation and eating disorders are so much more civilised


Since you mentioned eating disorders as an option, I guess they figure eating live animals will have a same basic effect as binging and purging, except ingesting tapeworms or something won't erode your teeth the way stomach acid will?


Didn't you know! tapeworms help you lose weight - take away all those nasty carbs


Exactly my point. Eat all the live food you want, get tapeworms and other parasites, stay underweight. A fifty thousand calories diet rich in parasites will keep you just as thin as anorexia but without the starving.


Imagine the young ladies scoffing down live baby animals probably haven't thought that through



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23 Jan 2020, 8:47 pm

The virus appears to be highly contagious given doctors are catching it and develop severe symptoms quickly
https://www.news.com.au/lifestyle/healt ... efa57584d9

Might skip my weekly trip to China town for takeaway



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23 Jan 2020, 8:48 pm

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Except for Ebola, there has not been a serious viral outbreak since the Black Death.[/color]
Sars? swine flu?
Did either of these wipe out as much as 1/4 of the world's population?  No?  Then why all the panic and fear over the Wuhan "Snake" Flu?


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23 Jan 2020, 8:51 pm

Fnord wrote:
cyberdad wrote:
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Except for Ebola, there has not been a serious viral outbreak since the Black Death.[/color]
Sars? swine flu?
Did either of these wipe out as much as 1/4 of the world's population?  No?  Then why all the panic and fear over the Wuhan "Snake" Flu?


Sars, swine flu and other exotic viruses have killed similar numbers to Ebola outside of its area of origin



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23 Jan 2020, 8:56 pm

cyberdad wrote:
Fnord wrote:
cyberdad wrote:
Fnord wrote:
Except for Ebola, there has not been a serious viral outbreak since the Black Death.[/color]
Sars? swine flu?
Did either of these wipe out as much as 1/4 of the world's population?  No?  Then why all the panic and fear over the Wuhan "Snake" Flu?
Sars, swine flu and other exotic viruses have killed similar numbers to Ebola outside of its area of origin
Are you implying that this mere correlation somehow proves that we're all doomed?


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23 Jan 2020, 9:15 pm

I don't find that there is reason to panic with this outbreak. It's not dissimilar, to me, to most flu outbreaks.

But there was an influenza pandemic in 1918-1919 which killed 500,000 people in the United States. Of course, this was well before antibiotics were developed.