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Grow taller
« on: 25/05/2004 04:24:00 »
newbielink:http://www.guardian.co.uk/medicine/story/0,11381,1107284,00.html [nonactive]


This look extremely painful [xx(]


I was wondering if this use to be a popular procedure among dwarfs?


 

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Re: Grow taller
« Reply #1 on: 25/05/2004 11:21:19 »
owwwwwwwww

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Re: Grow taller
« Reply #2 on: 25/05/2004 12:56:22 »
Seems like they would end up disproportionate.  You know, with long legs and short arms.  Funny, I'm 5'7", and the tallest girl in a family of women 5'2".  I always wanted to be shorter when I was younger.
 

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Re: Grow taller
« Reply #3 on: 25/05/2004 15:55:57 »
OUUCHHHH !!...does it work on other parts of the body ? *smirk smirk *

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Re: Grow taller
« Reply #4 on: 25/05/2004 16:56:12 »
I agree with Nancy, that the lengthening of one section of the leg, especially by 4 or 5 inches would make the person have very strange proportions.  Oh well, whatever floats their boat.

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Re: Grow taller
« Reply #5 on: 25/05/2004 17:02:52 »
Too bad when society teaches that a perfectly healthy body is inadequate because it doesn't look a certain way.
 

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Re: Grow taller
« Reply #6 on: 25/05/2004 17:07:46 »
Hehehe neilep,
I was hoping China doesn't start a similar penis enhancement "surgery" [:p]

Now look at this....make me think how lucky we all are for not living there.


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"Ms. Chen, 35, is a prim and confident member of the Communist Party. She scored high on the entrance exam, impressed her interviewer and made the short list of 80 finalists, whittled down from more than 600.

She knew her application was in trouble, though, when she was called in for a second physical checkup. Soon she got the bad news: she could not get the job, she was told, because she is half an inch too short.

Ms. Chen is one of many Chinese who are denied government jobs because they do not meet an often unwritten code of fitness - height, looks and robust good health - that many say has nothing to do with their ability to perform the task in question."

newbielink:http://www.nytimes.com/2004/05/21/i...sia/21chin.html [nonactive]
     
 

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Re: Grow taller
« Reply #7 on: 25/05/2004 22:45:24 »
Too late.  I'm constantly spammed by people asking if I'd like to enlarge my penis.  I 've heard about men going to med clinics or tattoo parlours to have teflon coated implants put in their penises.  One such fellow on a talk show was quite enthusiastic about his.
 

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Re: Grow taller
« Reply #8 on: 25/05/2004 22:54:18 »
I've heard about that too...in fact there was a documentary on it over here a few years ago which showed in detail the procedure.....made my eyes water !!

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Re: Grow taller
« Reply #9 on: 26/05/2004 01:41:56 »
Neil, you weren't supposed to follow along and do the procedure on yourself.[:0];)
 

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Re: Grow taller
« Reply #10 on: 26/05/2004 01:46:27 »
Ouch ouch ouch....[:0]


This was a serious topic my friends:)
 

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« Reply #11 on: 26/05/2004 02:07:53 »
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Originally posted by Donnah

Neil, you weren't supposed to follow along and do the procedure on yourself.[:0];)



OOOOOPS !!

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Re: Grow taller
« Reply #12 on: 26/05/2004 12:40:17 »
Now what the hell difference does an inch or two of height make?  On the other hand, I can understand the difference that inch or two makes when applied elsewhere.  I'd be more impressed by the latter surgery.
 

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« Reply #13 on: 26/05/2004 16:29:18 »
...I always thought it was what you do with your inches, not how many there are !!

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Re: Grow taller
« Reply #14 on: 26/05/2004 19:39:07 »
I guess if there is a set cutoff on your height for a certain job that you really want, it would make a lot of difference.  For instance, if the only thing keeping me from being an astronaut was a couple of inches of height, I'd be in the OR in a big hurry, either getting stretched or shortened.

As for the elsewhere situation, I'm not so sure about that.....I think I can compensate with technique.

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Re: Grow taller
« Reply #15 on: 29/05/2004 00:33:47 »
Hmmmm, all guys think that.
 

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Re: Grow taller
« Reply #16 on: 29/05/2004 01:13:13 »
....I don't think like that at all Nance....I'll happily be directed *smile*

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Re: Grow taller
« Reply #17 on: 29/05/2004 16:28:38 »
I'll always take direction and help and pointers and any other advice offered!  Even if they're somewhat unintelligible at the time!

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Re: Grow taller
« Reply #18 on: 11/06/2004 21:54:34 »
I remember some true life story about this procedure, some girl dreamed he whole like to be an airline stuartess, but she didnt meet the requirements by 1 inch.  So she got the opetationdone and shes happier than ever.  Could you imagine, purposly braking your leg..OW

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Re: Grow taller
« Reply #19 on: 13/06/2004 08:38:49 »
Makes about as much sense as a penis enlargement, huh?
 

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