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Strewth!

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Strewth!

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Postby XFool » March 30th, 2020, 5:53 pm

'Virus-fighting' scientist gets magnets stuck in nose

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-australia-52094804

An Australian astrophysicist who hoped to create a device to help stop people catching the coronavirus has ended up in hospital - after getting magnets stuck up his nose.

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Re: Strewth!

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Postby bungeejumper » March 31st, 2020, 5:06 pm

It's rather nice to hear of a foreign-object-in-body-orifice story that's actually repeatable. I think most A&E nurses could tell you a few that aren't. :lol:

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Re: Strewth!

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Postby Breelander » March 31st, 2020, 5:47 pm

The bit that really made me think this guy is in line for a Darwin Award was:

"... using my last two magnets in a futile attempt to remove the magnets, and getting those stuck too..."

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Re: Strewth!

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Postby stewamax » April 28th, 2020, 9:44 am

Breelander wrote:The bit that really made me think this guy is in line for a Darwin Award was: "... using my last two magnets in a futile attempt to remove the magnets, and getting those stuck too..."

Any more and Santa will offer him a job and lay off Rudolph.


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