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    (Original post by Little Tail Chaser)
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    Hi

    I can't put a I'm feeling a bit meh

    ALS is getting all this attention, yet no one seems to know what it actually means and is
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    (Original post by L'Evil Fish)
    Hi

    I can't put a I'm feeling a bit meh

    ALS is getting all this attention, yet no one seems to know what it actually means and is
    It sounds damn scary...
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    Someone just told me what I'd said on a thread has ruined their life gahhhhhhhh so awkward


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    (Original post by Bude8)
    It sounds damn scary...
    It's scary as ****, my God it's horrible

    I kinda know my life aim though now (no, not curing it although that might happen)

    (Original post by NinjaPandaa)
    Someone just told me what I'd said on a thread has ruined their life gahhhhhhhh so awkward


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    What'd you say?

    Just saw lolol
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    (Original post by L'Evil Fish)
    It's scary as ****, my God it's horrible

    I kinda know my life aim though now (no, not curing it although that might happen)



    What'd you say?

    Just saw lolol
    I just said that with someone's gcses they weren't likely to get into lse unless they went to a poor performing school (which was true btw) imo they overreacted ahahaha


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    (Original post by NinjaPandaa)
    I just said that with someone's gcses they weren't likely to get into lse unless they went to a poor performing school (which was true btw) imo they overreacted ahahaha


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    Soz m8. Lse ain't taking you
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    (Original post by L'Evil Fish)
    Hi

    I can't put a I'm feeling a bit meh

    ALS is getting all this attention, yet no one seems to know what it actually means and is
    It's not as simple as throwing a bucket of ice over your head, even though the moment of paralysis gives you a tiny inkling of how actual sufferers feel. I understand you, man.
    (Original post by Bude8)
    It sounds damn scary...
    I read about it and... well... dayum.

    (Original post by NinjaPandaa)
    I just said that with someone's gcses they weren't likely to get into lse unless they went to a poor performing school (which was true btw) imo they overreacted ahahaha


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    (Original post by L'Evil Fish)
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    Soz m8. Lse ain't taking you
    That's before you've accounted for the average drop of 2 grades between GCSE and A-level.
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    (Original post by blamethenargles)
    It's not as simple as throwing a bucket of ice over your head, even though the moment of paralysis gives you a tiny inkling of how actual sufferers feel. I understand you, man.

    I read about it and... well... dayum.


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    I mean, imagine not being able to breathe... But just trying. That's horrible
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    (Original post by L'Evil Fish)
    5 As 5 Bs

    Soz m8. Lse ain't taking you
    I can't tell if you're taking the mick! Hahaha but lse are known for being keen on gcses, the guy even quoted the section that said we mainly want A*s and As so he clearly already knew the answer haha


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    (Original post by blamethenargles)
    It's not as simple as throwing a bucket of ice over your head, even though the moment of paralysis gives you a tiny inkling of how actual sufferers feel. I understand you, man.

    I read about it and... well... dayum.


    Smooth.
    I said it in a nice way tbf, it wasn't intentionally harsh


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    (Original post by L'Evil Fish)
    Hi

    I can't put a I'm feeling a bit meh

    ALS is getting all this attention, yet no one seems to know what it actually means and is
    Is als similar to ms?


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    (Original post by L'Evil Fish)
    I mean, imagine not being able to breathe... But just trying. That's horrible
    Yes! The body can't naturally suffocate, I mean if you try you will subconsciously stop yourself... It must feel like drowning. :-(
    (Original post by NinjaPandaa)
    I said it in a nice way tbf, it wasn't intentionally harsh


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    Let their naive minds float away into the sunset... :P
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    (Original post by NinjaPandaa)
    Is als similar to ms?


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    It's much worse

    Als destroys the neurones and is fatal. It'll totally render patient immobile

    Ms is autoimmune and destroys the myelin (the coating of the neurones) so it just slows down a lot. It doesn't (often?) fully paralyse

    (Original post by blamethenargles)
    Yes! The body can't naturally suffocate, I mean if you try you will subconsciously stop yourself... It must feel like drowning. :-(

    Let their naive minds float away into the sunset... :P
    Jesus omg

    I'm gonna read up on it properly, the biochemistry of it
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    (Original post by L'Evil Fish)
    Hi

    I can't put a I'm feeling a bit meh

    ALS is getting all this attention, yet no one seems to know what it actually means and is
    I know - it's good to spread awareness, but most people don't seem to care about what it is. They just want to see people have ice water poured over them.
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    (Original post by L'Evil Fish)
    It's much worse

    Als destroys the neurones and is fatal. It'll totally render patient immobile

    Ms is autoimmune and destroys the myelin (the coating of the neurones) so it just slows down a lot. It doesn't (often?) fully paralyse



    Jesus omg

    I'm gonna read up on it properly, the biochemistry of it
    Oh really I knew someone with ms who died a few weeks ago and that was pretty awful she was paralysed up to the neck so could do anything and I think she lost her voice box in the end really sad so I can't imagine how bad als is


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    (Original post by LeFailFish)
    I know - it's good to spread awareness, but most people don't seem to care about what it is. They just want to see people have ice water poured over them.
    Sorry, I'm being depressing lol

    Yeah that's it, I mean someone on my feed flipped off a bridge into water to do it... Didn't even mention als

    I'm glad it's getting funding though through the attention. just don't like it when they become fads and do it because everyone is
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    (Original post by L'Evil Fish)

    Jesus omg

    I'm gonna read up on it properly, the biochemistry of it
    I'm going to do more research on it, even though chemistry isn't my thing but I feel we need to promote how terrible this condition is!

    (Original post by NinjaPandaa)
    Oh really I knew someone with ms who died a few weeks ago and that was pretty awful she was paralysed up to the neck so could do anything and I think she lost her voice box in the end really sad so I can't imagine how bad als is


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    That's really awful, I'm sorry for your loss
    My Auntie has MS, she can't walk very well and she uses a cane and a wheelchair but she's adapted and still lives life to the full despite her disability, I admire her so much.
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    (Original post by L'Evil Fish)
    Hi

    I can't put a I'm feeling a bit meh

    ALS is getting all this attention, yet no one seems to know what it actually means and is
    :console:

    A lot of people are doing it without knowing much about the disease, but any publicity has got to be a good thing It's a shame that there isn't a phone number to donate to like there was with the no make-up selfies, as I imagine that quite a few people will have done the ice bucket to 'show off' without actually giving any money.
 
 
 
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