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    The Site Administrator: Currently at home recovering from a couple of strokes,please contact my assistnt admins for forum issues Tom Stormcrowe's Avatar
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    What caused the most injuries for "Your Generation"?

    In my case, as a child of the 1970's, it was tripping over the bell bottom jeans and falling off of our platform shoes! The second injury was to our vision from retinal burns caused by the clothing patterns







    What was your generation and what caused the most injury in yours?
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    skateboarding.


    The cast on the arm was a badge of honor.

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    Dinosaur bites.
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    Ski, bike and wish I was gay.

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    Quote Originally Posted by colorider View Post
    Phobias are for irrational fears. Fear of junk ripping badgers is perfectly rational. Those things are nasty.

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    German baton grenades hurled across the no-man's land. But me and the rest of the doughboys didn't mind, since we knew we would win it all for President Wilson!

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    I was born in the late '60s but I came of age in the '80s, so I'm going to say cocaine, and cocaine inspired hair caused us the most pain.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tom Stormcrowe View Post
    In my case, as a child of the 1970's, it was tripping over the bell bottom jeans and falling off of our platform shoes! The second injury was to our vision from retinal burns caused by the clothing patterns



    What was your generation and what caused the most injury in yours?
    Ace Frehley called....he wants his platforms back...I think he has a show in Europe somewhere or something.
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    ....gets the cheese Second Mouse's Avatar
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    Ummm....what was the question again?

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    TV, computers and game consoles. The physical inactivity caused by these three is increasingly killing young people prematurely.

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    Exploded stomachs from mixing Pop Rocks and Coke.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Second Mouse View Post
    Ummm....what was the question again?
    seeds popping caused a few minor injuries back in the college days. Eventually people learned to clean it pretty well before hand.
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    wow psycadelic !


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    Skateboarding and trampolines were the most documented forms of injury as a kid (90s). I have to agree with tv's and more importantly video games though! Combine those, with Bagel Bites, and you got a real killer.

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    What's frightening is how coherent Hickey was in posting that.

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    Quote Originally Posted by colorider View Post
    Phobias are for irrational fears. Fear of junk ripping badgers is perfectly rational. Those things are nasty.

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    Lawn darts and pop rocks.

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    Quote Originally Posted by jsharr View Post
    had those and loved them....none of us ever managed to impail anything other then the ground.
    I think they even aerated the lawn so my dad did not have to.
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    You Know!? For Kids! jsharr's Avatar
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    Yeah, we played them all the time without a single death.
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    Quote Originally Posted by colorider View Post
    Phobias are for irrational fears. Fear of junk ripping badgers is perfectly rational. Those things are nasty.

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    If death counts....drugs.
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    Street fights...

    then

    football/hockey

    then

    snowboarding/mountain biking

    all depends on my age, the crowd I "played" with and where I lived.

    I personally have known more than my fair share of druggies (heck this town is sooo pure white its scary) I don't know anyone that has died. I consider myself lucky.

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    Jaw-breakers. I nearly choked to death on one of those as a kid.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Alfster View Post
    Jaw-breakers. I nearly choked to death on one of those as a kid.
    Good point.
    And those blue super balls, the ones that were seemingly made of flubber and could break your jaw after it rebounded off the pavement.

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