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So pathetic that I just had to share.

Posted September 4th, 2010 at 09:10 PM by Chardar
I normally blog about customs or some other worthwhile topic, but I just had to post this.

I'm in pretty good shape. I live on a farm so I'm to throwing around haybales and feed bags. I'm also an avid hiker. I've done a three day backpacking trip in Upstate New York and last spring I climbed Guadelupe, the tallest mountain in Texas. Which makes this all the more embarrassing.

This morning I woke up with a little twinge by my shoulder blade. I guess I slept on it wrong or something, I don't really know. Anyway I ignored it and went about my morning chores. As I was jogging from the barn to the pond the shoulder that had the twinge suddenly filled with pain. I don't know how to describe it. Sort of like someone was trying crush it from the inside. It faded after a few minutes, but I didn't do any more jogging that day.

Later that day I decided to get to work on Lefton4ya's quick set up contest. I had the map finished, and was putting some figures on it to see how it looked. As I lifted up a Marro Drone my shoulder once again exploded in pain. It was even worse this time. It faded after a few minutes just like the last time, but it still twinged for the rest of the day.

So my question is this. Did you ever hurt yourself while making a map? I mean that's probably one of the stupidest things I have ever done.
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All Your Pie's Avatar
That sounds like it could be serious. You should probably get it looked at.

I ocasionally hurt myself trying to pull battlements off the 7-hex and 9-hex wall walk pieces, but for the most part my mapmaking is injury-free.
Posted September 5th, 2010 at 12:56 AM by All Your Pie All Your Pie is offline
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Pickledpie's Avatar
Yeah, Castle pieces always seem to cause me injury. Especially when trying to slide one wall into another. Very easy to pinch your fingers!
Posted September 5th, 2010 at 08:25 AM by Pickledpie Pickledpie is offline
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Fedex worker's Avatar
I always slice my fingers while working with castle towers and ladders.
Posted September 5th, 2010 at 11:41 AM by Fedex worker Fedex worker is offline
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rednax's Avatar
The whole castle set is painful to work with. Whether it's putting a base on a wall, sliding two walls together, taking off a ladder, or taking off a battlement, I seem to get hurt. All the castle pieces are very stiff and rigid.

~Rednax
Posted September 5th, 2010 at 01:52 PM by rednax rednax is offline
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Rednax if they stay that way for more than 5 hours you are supposed to see a doctor.
Posted September 5th, 2010 at 01:56 PM by Onacara Onacara is offline
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it's always hard to get ladders off regular, non castle terrain. i've scraped my fingertips off once or twice doing that.
Posted September 5th, 2010 at 06:29 PM by loyalmanguy loyalmanguy is offline
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Chardar's Avatar
I haven't had any trouble with the castle pieces. But why did they have to make the ladders so darn sharp?
Posted September 5th, 2010 at 07:27 PM by Chardar Chardar is offline
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and why are the bases like that? So frustrating
Posted September 6th, 2010 at 12:20 PM by loyalmanguy loyalmanguy is offline
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Sylvano the Wasabus's Avatar
You throw around haybales and feed bags...
(I worked on a dairy farm for a year, so I understand what you're mooing about)
Perhaps you have been building this injury for a long time- and lifting the Marro Drone was just the final straw for your poor camel back.
Posted September 9th, 2010 at 10:57 AM by Sylvano the Wasabus Sylvano the Wasabus is offline
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You should go to the doctor.
Posted October 2nd, 2010 at 02:57 PM by wand2467 wand2467 is offline
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[QUOTE="wand2467"]You should go to the doctor.[/QUOTE]

Its been almost a month...maybe the doctor can teach him how a calendar works too..
Posted October 2nd, 2010 at 03:00 PM by Onacara Onacara is offline
 
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