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Pope Kalwejt I of Northeast
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« on: June 29, 2012, 10:12:21 am »
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Yesterday, when I was riding my bike, I was hit by a car (that was a bike road, you asshole, WTF have you been doing there in first place?), and spent the next 24 hours at hospital.

Because it was first time I've spent a whole night at hospital, I cannot resist making following observations: hospital food sucks, lying at bed whole time sucks badly, but if your roomates are cool, you man manage it.



And this is my poor bike
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« Reply #1 on: June 29, 2012, 10:17:05 am »
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I'm so sorry to hear this. Sad Hope you get better!
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« Reply #2 on: June 29, 2012, 10:18:40 am »
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Sorry for the car! Sad


No, really, in all seriousness, that's horrible. Get better. I'll keep you in my prayers.
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« Reply #3 on: June 29, 2012, 10:21:32 am »
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It's terrible news and I'm sorry to hear about the bike, but it's great to hear that you're still with us! Between the poor quality of hospital food and an irrational aversion to needles, I am always very highly motivated to get home as soon as possible. Hopefully you won't be going back there again any time soon. So get well soon, Kal, and definitely try to take it easy for awhile until you've entirely mended. D:

Incidentally, what kinds of injuries did you suffer? What's the outlook on your recovery time?
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« Reply #4 on: June 29, 2012, 10:57:37 am »
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Sorry for the car! Sad


No, really, in all seriousness, that's horrible. Get better. I'll keep you in my prayers.

Thanks, Phil. Ironically, car suffered absolutely no damage.
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« Reply #5 on: June 29, 2012, 11:07:43 am »
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Good to hear you weren't extremely seriously injured. Best wishes for a speedy recovery.
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« Reply #6 on: June 29, 2012, 11:54:40 am »
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Get better soon, Kal!
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« Reply #7 on: June 29, 2012, 11:57:51 am »
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Does polish hospital food include vegetable soup without salt? I hate that.

PS: Buy a Trek.

PS2: Your cam has the wrong date.
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« Reply #8 on: June 29, 2012, 12:01:56 pm »
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That sounds like a scary experience. Sorry to hear that. Glad you're ok.
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« Reply #9 on: June 29, 2012, 12:05:43 pm »
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Get well soon, Kal!  I'm glad you weren't seriously injured.
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« Reply #10 on: June 29, 2012, 12:24:56 pm »
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Does polish hospital food include vegetable soup without salt? I hate that.

The truth is horrible.

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PS2: Your cam has the wrong date.

Damn it. My cam is really good... except it's still messing up with date. Thanks for noticing.
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« Reply #11 on: June 29, 2012, 01:34:14 pm »
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This is just war propaganda to promote Universal Healthcare.
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« Reply #12 on: June 29, 2012, 03:15:55 pm »
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Get well soon, Kal!
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« Reply #13 on: June 29, 2012, 05:40:50 pm »
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Sorry to hear about that. Hope you get better soon man.
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« Reply #14 on: June 29, 2012, 05:44:09 pm »
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This is just war propaganda to promote Universal Healthcare.

According to Wiki, Poland already has UHC; only European countries that don't are Belarus, Bulgaria, Serbia, Macedonia, Montenegro, Turkey, and Cyprus, with Albania moving towards the system.
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« Reply #15 on: June 29, 2012, 06:28:17 pm »
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Jeez, Kal. My apologies. Hope it wasn't a hit and run.

You're right about hospitals. Yeah, they're clean and all. But other than that, miserable places to stay.
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« Reply #16 on: June 29, 2012, 08:42:55 pm »
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That sucks Sad Get well soon! Cheesy
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« Reply #17 on: June 29, 2012, 08:50:09 pm »
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How does healthcare work in Poland? Does the government pay? A night in the hospital here in the US would cost thousands of dollars.
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« Reply #18 on: June 29, 2012, 09:32:07 pm »
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Hospital food is quite crappy, isn't it? The one time I had it, it was soggy toast, orange juice, and some sort of... slop? Quite a breakfast.
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« Reply #19 on: June 29, 2012, 09:48:17 pm »
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Sorry to hear that, I hope you get better soon. Sad
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« Reply #20 on: June 30, 2012, 04:18:04 am »
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How does healthcare work in Poland? Does the government pay? A night in the hospital here in the US would cost thousands of dollars.

The U.S. is rather...let's say....unique.
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« Reply #21 on: June 30, 2012, 05:04:34 am »
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How does healthcare work in Poland? Does the government pay? A night in the hospital here in the US would cost thousands of dollars.

Like in most (or all) EU countries, there is usually socialized medicine, meaning that the society pays for your medical problems.

PS: I hope you are alright, Kalwejt. Sry for your bike though.
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« Reply #22 on: June 30, 2012, 05:53:31 am »
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Hope you're better soon! Sorry to hear about this.
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« Reply #23 on: June 30, 2012, 05:56:42 am »
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Hospital food is quite crappy, isn't it? The one time I had it, it was soggy toast, orange juice, and some sort of... slop? Quite a breakfast.

In Poland they eat rats.


For breakfast.
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« Reply #24 on: June 30, 2012, 06:00:04 am »
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How does healthcare work in Poland? Does the government pay? A night in the hospital here in the US would cost thousands of dollars.


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