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    (Original post by greeneyedgirl)
    I'd expect someone with a phobia of needles to have given blood for me...
    Why?

    You shouldn't feel you have to do it. You should want to it and if you have a phobia of needles you probably don't..
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    (Original post by Jacktri)
    says someone who wants to cut themselves and lose blood on purpose you emo
    What are you 12? Do your research cretin.
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    (Original post by TVC15)
    What are you 12? Do your research cretin.
    ohhhh the cretin comments are coming out this has just turned hardcore
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    (Original post by greeneyedgirl)
    For a while now I've wanted my cartilage pierced but before I get it done I would like to give blood because I wont be able to for a while after getting a piercing done.

    I have a phobia of needles (but giving blood is a good thing to do so definitely want to) so I'm debating getting both done in the same day just to get all the needle stuff over and done with...

    Is this recommendable? Or do you think it more likely that I'll faint or something?
    cartilage is done with a needle and takes around a year to heal so you won't be able to give blood again for bout year and a half (I recently got it done and I was a bleeder)

    I'd say give blood, give it a couple weeks then get the piercing

    Good luck!
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    (Original post by Jacktri)
    ohhhh the cretin comments are coming out this has just turned hardcore
    You're proving to be quiet entertaining! That all you got? I'm surprised you understand what it means.

    Go play elsewhere.
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    (Original post by rugbyladosc)
    Why?

    You shouldn't feel you have to do it. You should want to it and if you have a phobia of needles you probably don't..
    I want to enable someone else to live. Donating blood and being an organ donor are the ways I'm able to do that. I don't want the needle in my arm, but if I've been able to have needles in my arm to prevent diseases in myself, I should be able to do it to save someone else...

    (Original post by warning.shot)
    cartilage is done with a needle and takes around a year to heal so you won't be able to give blood again for bout year and a half (I recently got it done and I was a bleeder)
    It can only take 3 months tho! I won't be able to give blood for a year because in Scotland you can't till a year after piercing, hence wanting to give blood first
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    (Original post by greeneyedgirl)
    It can only take 3 months tho! I won't be able to give blood for a year because in Scotland you can't till a year after piercing, hence wanting to give blood first
    3 months is much closer to the average than a year. To expedite the healing process I would suggest getting a bar put in, instead of a ring. Rings move a lot more so don't settle quite so easily as a bar.

    I've never been able to give blood (never been a long enough gap between tattoo/piercing sessions!) so I think it's great that you're doing that!
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    (Original post by Renni131)
    3 months is much closer to the average than a year. To expedite the healing process I would suggest getting a bar put in, instead of a ring. Rings move a lot more so don't settle quite so easily as a bar.

    I've never been able to give blood (never been a long enough gap between tattoo/piercing sessions!) so I think it's great that you're doing that!
    I want a bar not ring, think they look better

    That's why I'm giving blood now, then over next few months getting all piercings and tattoos I want, then wait a year, then donate again =D
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    (Original post by greeneyedgirl)
    I want a bar not ring, think they look better

    That's why I'm giving blood now, then over next few months getting all piercings and tattoos I want, then wait a year, then donate again =D
    Good plan :yep:

    I'm sure everything will go smoothly when you go to get this done, but good luck anyway!
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    (Original post by Renni131)
    Good plan :yep:

    I'm sure everything will go smoothly when you go to get this done, but good luck anyway!
    Thanks! I'm gonna try and do it all tomorrow as a "treat" after an exam...
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    Just in case anyone cares, gave blood and got cartilage pierced today =D

    Bloody hell cartilage hurt like ****!
    Giving blood didn't hurt in comparison, plus nurses were very nice =D
 
 
 
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