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I can blow bubbles out of my eyes. I’ve not done it for years but it used to be my party trick. I just pinch my nose and blow. Really, really hard.

Wolverine can shoot metal claws out of his fingers. Pyro can shoot fire from his hands. Spiderman can shoot web from his wrists and now I, Bubble Boy, can shoot bubbles from his eyes.

Was I once bitten by a radioactive bubble? Or could there be a physiological explanation? Please don’t (huff huff) burst my bubble.

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« Reply #1 on: 28/08/2009 01:40:27 »
Being a superhero means that you ability can somehow overcome criminals and/or aid the community as a whole. So unless your bubbles are somehow going to save the world...

but there is an explanation.. it has to doe with your tear ducts and their connectivity to your sinuses.. there's a valve of some sort there.. maybe your valve is compromised.

still I think you should make yourself a nice lycra suit and cape...
 

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« Reply #2 on: 28/08/2009 04:41:45 »
I think you're a superdupersuperhero.
 

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« Reply #3 on: 28/08/2009 05:54:22 »
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An incompetent valve of Rosenmüller is observed clinically as air [ or milk  :) ] escaping from the lacrimal puncta when the individual blows his or her nose.
http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/835092-overview
« Last Edit: 28/08/2009 06:28:49 by RD »
 

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« Reply #4 on: 28/08/2009 08:33:32 »
It's a cool superhero feature, but it doesn't look safe to me with the amount of pressure you need to do it. You definitely shouldn't do it regularly. Save it for special occasions (like fighting a super villein, or the party of the year).
 

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« Reply #5 on: 28/08/2009 08:53:29 »
An old school chum of mine was always keen to boast that his Grandfather could blow smoke out of his ears. He would take a puff of his ciggy, hold his nose and close his mouth and force the smoke out of his ears. Well, actually, being Welsh, my mate would say 'Out of his yeers'. Strange folk, the Welsh.
 

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« Reply #6 on: 28/08/2009 09:00:20 »
JnA


...it has to do with your tear ducts and their connectivity to your sinuses.. there's a valve of some sort there.. maybe your valve is compromised.


Maybe my valve is compromised? Compromised? I think you mean robogenically engineered cryobotic gigavalves, mutated by a radioactive bubble.

I have a costume. Here's me trying it for size

 


 
And here's my wife and sidekick, Bubble Girl. She looks a bit like Lady GaGa, don't you think?
 




 
And finally here's my first captured villian, the evil Dr Sticks.
 


 
 
So, who's laughing now.....
 

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« Reply #7 on: 28/08/2009 09:03:18 »
Hi Chem

I think you're a superdupersuperhero.

Ahhhh, thank you. You can be my first superduper groupie, if you like. I'll send you an autographed bubble.
 
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« Reply #8 on: 28/08/2009 09:11:34 »
Hi Pwee

An autographed bubble on it's way to you too.

Don_1


Strange folk, the Welsh.


Watch it. You're next, after Dr Sticks.
 
 

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« Reply #9 on: 28/08/2009 09:15:19 »
Is it a balloon? Is it a meteor? No, it's a Bubble!

Yayyyyyy...... It's Bubbleman Whoop whoop whoop.
 

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« Reply #10 on: 28/08/2009 09:29:39 »
Dr Sticks is now figuring out how to create bubbles of fluorosulfuric acid, which can easily penetrate your bubbles and lock Bubbleman in forever!
 

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« Reply #11 on: 28/08/2009 09:32:27 »
Ahh. So we meet again, Dr Chemistry. Take that. And that.
 

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« Reply #12 on: 28/08/2009 09:36:18 »
Your Bubbles are nothing against mine! Maybe I was not born to be a superhero but a super-evil scientist!

*Retreats to heal his wounds*
 

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« Reply #13 on: 28/08/2009 09:39:36 »
I knew a guy who could eject tea from his hooter. I never realized it until now, but he must have been an off-duty superhero. I wonder what his superhero name was?
 

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« Reply #14 on: 28/08/2009 09:40:20 »
Has Bubbleman met his nemisis? Will the evil Dr Chemistry trap him in an acidic bubble forever? Has Dr Sticks been stuck?

Don't miss the next exciting adventure of Bubbleman, tune in again next week, same time, same channel.

 

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« Reply #15 on: 28/08/2009 09:41:56 »
Hi RD

An incompetent valve of Rosenmüller is observed clinically as air [ or milk  :) ] escaping from the lacrimal puncta when the individual blows his or her nose.

Finally, the voice of sanity. Your milk-squirting guy has inspired me. I need to shoot something a bit more impressive than bubbles. Molten lava or acid, or something. Molten Lava Boy sounds so much cooler than my first incarnation, Memory-of-a-Goldfish Boy. I’ll just have a go at snorting up this battery acid...

Arhhhhhhhhhhh. Bugger!

Bugger!

Bugger! ARHHHHHHHHHHH!
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« Reply #16 on: 28/08/2009 09:45:53 »
Fluorosulfuric acid is much stronger than Sulphuric Acid. :)
 

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« Reply #17 on: 28/08/2009 09:50:07 »
I'm afraid Bubble Boy is gone forever. All I have left is Blistered Nose Boy! Dr Chemistry you can rule the world. I'm off to bed with a paracetamol.
 
 

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« Reply #18 on: 28/08/2009 09:50:32 »
JnA


...it has to do with your tear ducts and their connectivity to your sinuses.. there's a valve of some sort there.. maybe your valve is compromised.


Maybe my valve is compromised? Compromised? I think you mean robogenically engineered cryobotic gigavalves, mutated by a radioactive bubble.

I have a costume. Here's me trying it for size

 


 
And here's my wife and sidekick, Bubble Girl. She looks a bit like Lady GaGa, don't you think?
 




 
And finally here's my first captured villian, the evil Dr Sticks.
 


 
 
So, who's laughing now.....


hmmm  I stand corrected.. start gathering henchmen  
 

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« Reply #19 on: 28/08/2009 09:52:24 »
I'm afraid Bubble Boy is gone forever. All I have left is Blistered Nose Boy! Dr Chemistry you can rule the world. I'm off to bed with a paracetamol.

I hope your nose gets better :D
 

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« Reply #20 on: 28/08/2009 09:54:21 »

hmmm  I stand corrected.. start gathering henchmen  


start gathering straight jackets, more like.
 

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« Reply #21 on: 28/08/2009 09:55:32 »
Hi RD

An incompetent valve of Rosenmüller is observed clinically as air [ or milk  :) ] escaping from the lacrimal puncta when the individual blows his or her nose.

Finally, the voice of sanity. Your milk-squirting guy has inspired me. I need to shoot something a bit more impressive than bubbles. Molten lava or acid, or something. Molten Lava Boy sounds so much cooler than my first incarnation, Memory-of-a-Goldfish Boy. I’ll just have a go at snorting up this battery acid...

Arhhhhhhhhhhh. Bugger!

Bugger!

Bugger! ARHHHHHHHHHHH!


See, I told you the Welsh are strange folk, I should know, I BLOODY MARRIED ONE!!!
 

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« Reply #22 on: 28/08/2009 10:23:17 »
I knew a guy who could eject tea from his hooter. I never realized it until now, but he must have been an off-duty superhero. I wonder what his superhero name was?

I once dated this posh bird and took her to a restaurant. I choked on the dessert and sprayed her with custard through my nose. I thought I was going to get laid that night but after the custard thing she wouldn't even kiss me.

For days after I had one nostril blocked by a raisin. Eventaually I sniffed realy hard and it dislodged and i choked on it again. Bastard raisin. If it had been alive I would have killed it.
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