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Offline ariel

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Coffee stunts growth?
« on: 20/01/2006 00:34:06 »
Does coffee really stunt ones growth?
I drank sooo much coffee when I was young...now I am thinking how much I would regret this if it meant I could be taller now!
So many people have told me this- but the two tallest people I know are the ones who have drunk coffee the most.


 

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Re: Coffee stunts growth?
« Reply #1 on: 20/01/2006 01:12:55 »
Its probably an old wive's tail.

By the way i just saw your profile picture and i have to ask, which one are you:).

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Re: Coffee stunts growth?
« Reply #2 on: 20/01/2006 04:04:43 »
If it's true, I should be a midget.
 

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Re: Coffee stunts growth?
« Reply #3 on: 20/01/2006 12:36:56 »
well from a personal view, i would say this is true because i don't like coffee(so I don't drink it;)). And I grew up to become 2m tall so maybe you're right.:)
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Re: Coffee stunts growth?
« Reply #4 on: 20/01/2006 20:01:36 »
http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/health/4628070.stm
quote:

Coffee could help boost a woman's sex drive, a US study says.
Scientists from Southwestern University found it increased the female libido in experiments on rats.
The Pharmacology, Biochemistry and Behaviour journal study said the effect was caused by coffee stimulating the part of the brain regulating arousal.



Do you think the stunted growth is related to all the orgasms :)
 

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Re: Coffee stunts growth?
« Reply #5 on: 22/01/2006 00:57:19 »
well ukmicky, I understand your question- many people confuse me with the hairy one on the left...but thats actually my brother (NeAlberthal)
I, (NeArielthal), am a bit hidden in the picture, but if you'll look closely, you'll see me there lying in the pit.
As for the alien off to the right....me and my fellow neanderthals still can't figure it out!
 

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Re: Coffee stunts growth?
« Reply #6 on: 22/01/2006 02:35:35 »
I see you now, But why are you hiding from the pretty alien she seems friendly enough.

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Re: Coffee stunts growth?
« Reply #7 on: 22/01/2006 02:41:00 »
All I can see are a couple of neanderthals & someone waving
 

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Re: Coffee stunts growth?
« Reply #8 on: 22/01/2006 02:59:41 »
Waving, i thought it was a mime artist touching  an invisible wall

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Re: Coffee stunts growth?
« Reply #9 on: 22/01/2006 03:10:23 »
must have been sleeping
and dreaming
because I think I had eaten a large chunk of cheese that night!!

dont you see docbeav! I am sleeping in the pit!
why do I still not know how to put cool smiley faces on here?
i'll have to settle with these cyclops smileys o-)
 

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Re: Coffee stunts growth?
« Reply #10 on: 22/01/2006 03:17:17 »
If you wish to use Smileys in your reply,then instead of replying in the quick reply box, click on the   reply to topic    link just above and the smileys are to the left in the new window which appears.

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Re: Coffee stunts growth?
« Reply #11 on: 22/01/2006 03:39:40 »
:D
 

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Re: Coffee stunts growth?
« Reply #12 on: 22/01/2006 23:57:39 »
I would say that is just so much nonsense,same as masturbation makes you go blind...Poppycock.


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Re: Coffee stunts growth?
« Reply #13 on: 27/01/2006 04:57:43 »
Ariel , are you about to give the big fellah on the left a High Five ?....Regarding Coffee stunting your growth...to compensate for such coffee orientated non-vertical madness  all you need to do is tape some coffee jars to your feet...there you go..all sorted.

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Re: Coffee stunts growth?
« Reply #14 on: 27/01/2006 11:09:40 »
i consumed a massive amount of cola, coffee and tea as a youngster and am the tallest member of my family (mind you thats not saying much)

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