Flu Shots

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Did you get a flu shot this year? Choose Yes or No plus one comment.

Poll ended at Tue Jan 19, 2016

Yes
18
23%
No
15
19%
Yes, I'm a believer!
7
9%
Yes, because my employer requires it.
5
6%
Yes, but it never does any good.
1
1%
Yes, but it always makes me sick.
0
No votes
Not yet but I intend to.
1
1%
No, but I use to.
4
5%
No, I never get sick anyway.
8
10%
No way! There's ___ in that crap!
18
23%
 
Total votes: 77

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Flu Shots

Postby Recluse » Tue Jan 05, 2016

This year = This Winter
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Re: Flu Shots

Postby Engineer » Tue Jan 05, 2016

I'm hoping to get the flu so I'll have an excuse for visiting the in-laws. :pop:
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Re: Flu Shots

Postby BarsandStars » Tue Jan 05, 2016

Hell no!

My sister gets the flu shot every year. Every year she gets the flu. I've never had the flu shot and only had the flu once. I'll take my chances.
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Re: Flu Shots

Postby MaxGravy » Tue Jan 05, 2016

No way! There's ___ in that crap!


Chemtrails? :shifty:
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Re: Flu Shots

Postby Recluse » Tue Jan 05, 2016

MaxGravy wrote:
No way! There's ___ in that crap!


Chemtrails? :shifty:


Naw, Alien DNA :!:

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Re: Flu Shots

Postby Double3 » Tue Jan 05, 2016

Got talked into getting one once and I got sicker than a dog.

Never again.

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Re: Flu Shots

Postby agnostic » Tue Jan 05, 2016

I just stick to Royalty Juice. Better than any old flu shot.
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Re: Flu Shots

Postby scott » Tue Jan 05, 2016

Hell yes. After several years of my little one bringing the flu home we've been getting flu shots the past two illness free years.
But I think contrails(chemtrails?) are are neat and pretty so what do I know...
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Re: Flu Shots

Postby TTrav » Tue Jan 05, 2016

Yes, regularly since 2006 or so. I also administer them if anyone needs one! :D

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Re: Flu Shots

Postby Brick's » Tue Jan 05, 2016

I'm exposed to around 100 young teens everyday. Sometimes closely, ten months out of the year. I'm certain this exposure keeps my immune system running at full clip so I am rarely sick. However, I do get a flu shot every year because of the same. I've seen the flu take out a varsity basketball team to the point the coach had to call up JV players to cover the empty slots instead of forfeiting games. That was the year they finally took my advice and switched from team water bottles to disposable cups for games.

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Re: Flu Shots

Postby skylersfriend » Tue Jan 05, 2016

yep. I am not a big fan of going to doctors or being sick so a flu shot provides better odds that I won't get the flu. There are enough other colds and other virus conditions but I like cutting down the odds. When I got my shot this year the nurse was explained to me that it takes up to a month for the body to build up the antibodies to make the shot effective.
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Re: Flu Shots

Postby BotanicusRex » Tue Jan 05, 2016

Yes each year. Plus Tdap(?), shingles, and super pneumonia in the past couple of years.

Doc's strong recommendation due to age and conditions.. but I'd get them anyway.

Doc, what else ya got?.. shoot me up :lol:
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Re: Flu Shots

Postby Justfishin » Tue Jan 05, 2016

Pecker wrote:Hell no!

My sister gets the flu shot every year. Every year she gets the flu. I've never had the flu shot and only had the flu once. I'll take my chances.


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Re: Flu Shots

Postby Brucifer » Tue Jan 05, 2016

I get one every year without fail---and I get the “extra strong” dose for us old farts, too. I’m constantly exposed to all kinds of sick, hacking, hawking people who have zero cognizance of the concept of “infection control”---and probably personal hygiene as well. If getting that annual shot keeps me out of a miserable week or two and a couple avoidable visits to one more unconcerned, mass production line style Dr’s office, I’m all for it.

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Re: Flu Shots

Postby Recluse » Tue Jan 05, 2016

agnostic wrote:I just stick to Royalty Juice. Better than any old flu shot.


I probably shouldn't even ask, but what the hell is Royalty Juice?

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Re: Flu Shots

Postby silverhoarder3 » Tue Jan 05, 2016

I'm in the healthcare field; it's pretty mandatory. At least it's free :thumbup:
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Re: Flu Shots

Postby t458 » Tue Jan 05, 2016

The last item of the multiple choice is funny! Never thought of it that way.

BTW, I remember reading about a case in the US, of flushots accidentally contained live virus and had to be urgently recalled from distribution channels. I think it was in the last couple of years.

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Re: Flu Shots

Postby rahbii » Tue Jan 05, 2016

My in laws are pretty adamant about getting the shots for them and family. Curiously, every year they get the flu immediately afterwards (one year it was H1N1). I've never been stuck by the needle and never been sick. Probably just a coincidence.
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Re: Flu Shots

Postby MaxGravy » Tue Jan 05, 2016

Recluse wrote:
agnostic wrote:I just stick to Royalty Juice. Better than any old flu shot.


I probably shouldn't even ask, but what the hell is Royalty Juice?


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Re: Flu Shots

Postby Recluse » Tue Jan 05, 2016

MaxGravy wrote:
Recluse wrote:
agnostic wrote:I just stick to Royalty Juice. Better than any old flu shot.


I probably shouldn't even ask, but what the hell is Royalty Juice?


Some of the best collodial silver made. It's usually available here on BS from carssman. I highly recommend and have been using it for almost 4 years now. Lots of satisfied users on BS. Check out his feedback.


Well that certainly wasn't the answer I expected. I will check that out!


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