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    (Original post by z33)
    doesn't matter what they felt like at the start - if at any point they feel unable to carry on they can break it



    oh is it - dunno i'm only saying what ive heard from friends xP
    I doubt they'd carry on if they thought they were going to die - but they obviously didn't and thought they were able to carry on.
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    (Original post by loveleest)
    I might join the fast for that reason tbh lol
    yaaaaassssss gonna look peng by day 30


    it's weird tho cos in some countries you fast 22 hours and some you fast like 15 cos the days are shorter x_x no fairrrrrrrrr
    oh well xD more brownie points :ahee:... brownies :drool:
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    (Original post by Marzy-Sama)
    It's just to appreciate the small things in life, like food, and food deprivation is the best way.

    It's to feel what being in poverty is like.

    And scientific research has shown it has some really cool effects, like it can help prevent certain illnesses.

    It's also really spiritual. You get to contemplate more on life and your actions if you don't have to worry about food. And food is kind of a big distraction if you ask me.
    cant see that somehow...
    all id think about would be my stomach!
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    (Original post by eden3)
    People already answered the question but why does it bother you so much, that's what's interesting...
    just intrigued...problem?
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    A lot of reasons.....

    http://www.soundvision.com/article/t...amadan-fasting

    http://english.alarabiya.net/en/life...n-Ramadan.html
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    (Original post by shawtyb)
    why on your period?
    doesnt pregnancy get included in the exemption list?

    i do like the easter bunny!
    cos you're losing blood so it ain't healthy to fast + if you've got blood on you you can't pray either
    i think it does too yeah xP

    Yeah he's cool i sat behind him in maths back in the GCSE days xP
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    (Original post by z33)
    cos you're losing blood so it ain't healthy to fast + if you've got blood on you you can't pray either
    i think it does too yeah xP

    Yeah he's cool i sat behind him in maths back in the GCSE days xP
    hm ok yh i understand the loosing blood
    why though? what if you have a nose bleed half way through?!
    erm, ok :/
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    (Original post by shawtyb)
    just intrigued...problem?
    Your original post just came off as slightly judgemental/ignorant, that's all.


    But if it's out of curiosity then that's fine.
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    We've got Lenny Henry to give us an insight into starving peoples' lives, so why do we need to fast?
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    (Original post by Aimen.)
    It's solidarity man! Don't do it if you don't feel bad for the poor guys who die! Nobody actually forces you but imagine yourself in their place, others would do same to you!
    So because some people are starving, you should also starve? great logic.
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    (Original post by z33)
    yaaaaassssss gonna look peng by day 30


    it's weird tho cos in some countries you fast 22 hours and some you fast like 15 cos the days are shorter x_x no fairrrrrrrrr
    oh well xD more brownie points :ahee:... brownies :drool:
    Interesting. I didn't know that. What are the times for fasting in the UK?
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    (Original post by shawtyb)
    cant see that somehow...
    It surprised me too tbh
    It's smth to do with the acid in the stomach, and not eating canhelp cure it
    I dont really remember
    Im sorry

    No, I used to think it would be hard.
    And I'd only think about how hungry I am'
    But it's really not like that.

    You don't notice the hunger.
    I know it sounds like a miracle. But that's the reality of it.
    #NotExaggerating
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    (Original post by shawtyb)
    hm ok yh i understand the loosing blood
    why though? what if you have a nose bleed half way through?!
    erm, ok :/
    cos it's not clean
    it's like if you pissed halfway through you gotta clean it so you can carry on with your normal life
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    (Original post by eden3)
    Your original post just came off as slightly judgemental/ignorant, that's all.


    But if it's out of curiosity then that's fine.
    yh i thought it might but that wasnt my intention, religion has been intresting me for a while recently

    (Original post by Marzy-Sama)
    It surprised me too tbh
    It's smth to do with the acid in the stomach, and not eating canhelp cure it
    I dont really remember
    Im sorry

    No, I used to think it would be hard.
    And I'd only think about how hungry I am'
    But it's really not like that.

    You don't notice the hunger.
    I know it sounds like a miracle. But that's the reality of it.
    #NotExaggerating
    hmm i slightly understand the acid concept
    well iv learnt to supress my appetite so i guess i get what u mean
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    (Original post by z33)
    cos it's not clean
    it's like if you pissed halfway through you gotta clean it so you can carry on with your normal life
    yh but back to my nose bleed statement. what then
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    (Original post by Marzy-Sama)
    It surprised me too tbh
    It's smth to do with the acid in the stomach, and not eating canhelp cure it
    I dont really remember
    Im sorry

    No, I used to think it would be hard.
    And I'd only think about how hungry I am'
    But it's really not like that.

    You don't notice the hunger.
    I know it sounds like a miracle. But that's the reality of it.
    #NotExaggerating
    Fasting does not cure illnesses, apart from maybe illnesses triggered by obesity as you'd lose weight.
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    (Original post by loveleest)
    Interesting. I didn't know that. What are the times for fasting in the UK?
    if i were to fast today I would've stopped eating at 2:30 am and would start eating again at 9:21pm
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    (Original post by shawtyb)
    yh but back to my nose bleed statement. what then
    yeah like i said, you stop praying, go clean it up and then get back to praying
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    (Original post by z33)
    if i were to fast today I would've stopped eating at 2:30 am and would start eating again at 9:21pm
    why 9:21? bit specific. like does that one minute REALLY matter?
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    (Original post by z33)
    if i were to fast today I would've stopped eating at 2:30 am and would start eating again at 9:21pm
    Do the times change everyday?
 
 
 
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