Re: [Epic] Paint removal in Oz

From: Chris Weigt <Christopher.Weigt_at_...>
Date: Fri, 23 May 1997 08:50:51 +1000 (EST)

On Thu, 22 May 1997, Brian Douglas wrote:

<snippage of my petty complaints>
> >
> "Right!" (Scene from Jaws as old sweat reveals his scars)...
> I've torn my left ACL (knee ligament) during PT which stopped me doing
> Para selection, my right ACL running on roads, partially deaf from
> firing .44 Magnum rounds without ear defenders, still have back pain 6
> months after practicing a 2 man lift of a casualty off an Alp - all
> from army training, BUT in my historical reenactment hobby I've broken
> my front tooth, 2 fingers, 3 ribs, been paralysed from the knee down,
> been stitched around the left eye and rushed to hospital because of a
> blow to the right eye with a halberd that missed the helmet and skull
> on the way to hitting the eye hard enough to lift me off my feet WHICH
> IN ITSELF wasn't a problem compared to the emergency surgery on the
> eye the previous year when an assault detached the retina, just one of
> the day to day injuries such as the broken knee I played rugby on or
> the fingers I broke playing football.
You must be just one big ball of gristle and scar tissue 8)
> Still, it could be worse, at least I don't play volleyball.
ROTFL on that one ;)
> Sorry, been a bad day this morning, I just needed to let off a little
> steam. So, how's your day been? 8)
Just started fer me. I'll get bck to you on that 8)
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