Do you get the flu shot?

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Do you get the flu shot?

  1. Yes - I think it helps

    27 vote(s)
    49.1%
  2. Yes - only because I need to for my job

    3 vote(s)
    5.5%
  3. No - I am paranoid about foreign DNA

    10 vote(s)
    18.2%
  4. No - I don't need it because I never get sick

    22 vote(s)
    40.0%
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  1. smichal

    smichal A1 Dick Game

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    Just curious.
     
  2. meanredhed

    meanredhed Well-Known Member VIP Gold

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    I see no reason to unless you or someone close to you has a compromised immune system.
     
  3. larryluncg

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    No. It's a scam by the drug companies. Ive had the flu once in my life.
     
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    Nope

    Not against it but think overall we should suck it up
     
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    Alisonsbankacct Out to lunch.

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    I get it now. After having the flu a couple years ago, I was so drained and my productivity suffered for about a month after I got over the flu itself. I just don't want that kind of down time again.
     
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    BarberFloyd God Bless DuPont Chemicals Banned User

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    It's been proven it does more damage then good and even increases the chance of severe birth defects in women by 300% if they are more then 5 months pregnant but was billed as a way to increase immunity to the flue in expectant mothers babies.
    Sounds like the work of the devil to me. I only take pills for they're intended purposes to get us high enough to forget we are sick.
     
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    smichal A1 Dick Game

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    I rarely get super sick but 2 years ago I was knocked the f*** out, bedridden for 2 or 3 days.
     
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    No - I haven't had the flu in 20 years. Plus the shot is designed to protect against flu strains which are expected in the upcoming season, which may or may not be the correct ones.
     
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  10. Jayla

    Jayla Ou ai-je l'esprit? Gold

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    Yes and everyone should. /thread.
     
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    Alisonsbankacct Out to lunch.

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    I never got the shot until I got sick - turned me right around on the subject :)
     
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    I have a service for the flu.
     
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    Yes. I've been getting the shot for the last 5 years, and no flu. The side effects: a sore arm for about 24 hrs, and sometimes feeling minor cold symptoms for a day.
    Compared to the flu, which can keep you in bed for a week, not bad.
    oh yeah, I did grow a second head one year but that that nipped off.
     
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    My Mum got the flu shot 3 years in a row. Had the flu every one of those years. "different strain":rolleyes:
     
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  15. Jayla

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    People think the flu is like a bad cold. It's NOT, especially nowadays. If you got ill and didn't feel like you wanted to shoot yourself, chances are you didn't have the flu. And if you haven't gotten it in "20 years" or whatever, you're lucky. But if you do, have fun. My husband who has missed like 5 days of work in over 20 yrs was ON HIS BACK for 4 days of them. I got it the same year and want to shoot myself. It's bad. And the shot is pretty effective. Not 100%, off course, but unless the nerds get it totally wrong ( and they usually don't ) it'll drastically reduce your chances of getting it. End lecture.
     
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    :fever: I feel sick after eating so much today
     
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    of course not
     
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    Do you take half a benedryl before getting the shot?
     
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    I went all out and took the whole thing. People are afraid of me
     
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    I feel a tickle in my throat.