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Most Painful Thing?

Post by Rowls » Thu Jul 16, 2020 12:09 pm

Stepping on a plug?

Treading on Lego?

What's the most painful thing?

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Re: Most Painful Thing?

Post by ClaretAndJew » Thu Jul 16, 2020 12:10 pm

Probably having all your skin peeled off by a radiation leak and then being submerged in hydrofluoric acid.
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Re: Most Painful Thing?

Post by Bin Ont Turf » Thu Jul 16, 2020 12:10 pm

Watching Brian Easton play.
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Re: Most Painful Thing?

Post by claretonthecoast1882 » Thu Jul 16, 2020 12:11 pm

Todger in zip, closely followed by watching Brian Easton play

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Re: Most Painful Thing?

Post by FactualFrank » Thu Jul 16, 2020 12:15 pm

Apparently, giving birth is the second most painful thing someone can experience.

First - being burned alive.

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Re: Most Painful Thing?

Post by ClaretTony » Thu Jul 16, 2020 12:16 pm

claretonthecoast1882 wrote:
Thu Jul 16, 2020 12:11 pm
Todger in zip, closely followed by watching Brian Easton play
Thankfully I’ve only ever suffered the second

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Re: Most Painful Thing?

Post by claretonthecoast1882 » Thu Jul 16, 2020 12:17 pm

ClaretTony wrote:
Thu Jul 16, 2020 12:16 pm
Thankfully I’ve only ever suffered the second

Tis a fine line, thankfully impossible to happen at the same time :D

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Re: Most Painful Thing?

Post by Zlatan » Thu Jul 16, 2020 12:32 pm

FactualFrank wrote:
Thu Jul 16, 2020 12:15 pm
Apparently, giving birth is the second most painful thing someone can experience.

First - being burned alive.
not according to most "lists" on google, fairly tame by all accounts.

Perianal Abscess is up there, and confirmed to me by a lady who has had one and also given birth that the abscess is much worse than giving birth. I have personally experience 2 of the ba5tards, and also a pilonidal abscess too which left me unable to stand; walk; sit; lie down; without any pain. I ended up collapsing in Burnley A&E and passing out - next thing I knew I was recovering from surgery with a hole the size of a golf ball at the base of my spine.

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Re: Most Painful Thing?

Post by IanMcL » Thu Jul 16, 2020 12:38 pm

I remember, as a small boy, in short trousers, catching my wee todger in the zip, momentarily.

Getting into bed, in the dark and catching your little toe, on the end, as you make your way there, at full pace, is the pain that gives and gives. It also wakes households and any neighbours, passers by, emergency services etc. Aaaargh!

Typo tge to the, plus predictive text error amended! :o
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Re: Most Painful Thing?

Post by FactualFrank » Thu Jul 16, 2020 12:38 pm

Zlatan wrote:
Thu Jul 16, 2020 12:32 pm
not according to most "lists" on google, fairly tame by all accounts.
Well, it's obviously subjective. I just remember reading a science paper once that put being burned alive at the top. I'd love to see what these lists put ahead of that.

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Re: Most Painful Thing?

Post by HahaYeah » Thu Jul 16, 2020 12:39 pm

Elastic band treatment for piles. :shock:

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Re: Most Painful Thing?

Post by Zlatan » Thu Jul 16, 2020 12:40 pm

FactualFrank wrote:
Thu Jul 16, 2020 12:38 pm
Well, it's obviously subjective. I just remember reading a science paper once that put being burned alive at the top. I'd love to see what these lists put ahead of that.
apologies Frank - I was referring to the child birth one... I've never been burnt alive or know anyone who has as a point of reference ;)
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Re: Most Painful Thing?

Post by fidelcastro » Thu Jul 16, 2020 12:44 pm

IanMcL wrote:
Thu Jul 16, 2020 12:38 pm
I remember, as a small boy, in short trousers, catching my wee toddler in the zip, momentarily
What was a toddler doing in your trousers?

:shock:
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Re: Most Painful Thing?

Post by Gordaleman » Thu Jul 16, 2020 12:47 pm

Having to go to Ewood year after year, full of hope, only for that hope to be dashed, time and time again.

Such a relief to be a Claret.

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Re: Most Painful Thing?

Post by IanMcL » Thu Jul 16, 2020 12:53 pm

fidelcastro wrote:
Thu Jul 16, 2020 12:44 pm
What was a toddler doing in your trousers?

:shock:
:o bloody predictive text!!!

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Re: Most Painful Thing?

Post by Awayfromburnley » Thu Jul 16, 2020 12:59 pm

Heartbreak.

Proper heartbreak.

I've broken and dislocated limbs but nothing comes close to genuine heartbreak. Physicallly and mentally.
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Re: Most Painful Thing?

Post by Rowls » Thu Jul 16, 2020 1:03 pm

FactualFrank wrote:
Thu Jul 16, 2020 12:38 pm
Well, it's obviously subjective. I just remember reading a science paper once that put being burned alive at the top. I'd love to see what these lists put ahead of that.
I think being boiled alive topped even that. Even the Tudors stopped boiling people alive, such was the spectacle of it.

However, there must have been a nice sweet spot for the victim when the water went from too cold to the goldilocks zone..

Being burned was apparently less gruesome - if the flames caught them quickly enough and killed them fast.

For me, skin grafts were a very painful experience, as was having my broken leg set without anaesthetic. But they did give me a nice piece of wood to bite on at the time.

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Re: Most Painful Thing?

Post by Rowls » Thu Jul 16, 2020 1:03 pm

Awayfromburnley wrote:
Thu Jul 16, 2020 12:59 pm
Heartbreak.

Proper heartbreak.

I've broken and dislocated limbs but nothing comes close to genuine heartbreak. Physicallly and mentally.
True. But it's a different kind of pain.

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Re: Most Painful Thing?

Post by bpgburn » Thu Jul 16, 2020 1:05 pm

FactualFrank wrote:
Thu Jul 16, 2020 12:38 pm
Well, it's obviously subjective. I just remember reading a science paper once that put being burned alive at the top. I'd love to see what these lists put ahead of that.
How would someone know that unless they experienced being burned alive? Even if someone survived being burned alive they could only compare the pain to other pains they experienced themselves. What if the most painful experience they had before being burned alive was a nasty graze falling of a bike?

Happen they would have to rethink the painfulness of being burned alive if say they passed a couple of kidney stones the size of golf balls the week prior?

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Re: Most Painful Thing?

Post by Paranoid » Thu Jul 16, 2020 1:07 pm

Full blown gout in big toe joint !!

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Re: Most Painful Thing?

Post by ClaretTony » Thu Jul 16, 2020 1:11 pm

Paranoid wrote:
Thu Jul 16, 2020 1:07 pm
Full blown gout in big toe joint !!
I've experienced an attack of gout once but have been warned it is likely to return. It is the most painful thing I've ever experienced.
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Re: Most Painful Thing?

Post by FCBurnley » Thu Jul 16, 2020 1:18 pm

Reading this thread

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Re: Most Painful Thing?

Post by Local cricketer » Thu Jul 16, 2020 1:19 pm

Meeting Dion Dublin up crown point last night
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Re: Most Painful Thing?

Post by tim_noone » Thu Jul 16, 2020 1:23 pm

Toothache...well documented on here.

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Re: Most Painful Thing?

Post by FactualFrank » Thu Jul 16, 2020 1:29 pm

bpgburn wrote:
Thu Jul 16, 2020 1:05 pm
How would someone know that unless they experienced being burned alive? Even if someone survived being burned alive they could only compare the pain to other pains they experienced themselves. What if the most painful experience they had before being burned alive was a nasty graze falling of a bike?

Happen they would have to rethink the painfulness of being burned alive if say they passed a couple of kidney stones the size of golf balls the week prior?
Ask the scientists. It's a bit like when they come out and say that dogs dream, and somebody replies with, "How do you know, have you asked them?" - they clearly have ways of knowing these things.

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Re: Most Painful Thing?

Post by Tribesmen » Thu Jul 16, 2020 1:41 pm

Bad sunburn , ohhhhhhhhhhhhhh can be painful .
Than again how would i know living in Ireland 8-)
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Re: Most Painful Thing?

Post by Bosscat » Thu Jul 16, 2020 3:50 pm

thinking to oneself hmmmm I think I will see whats happening on UTC only to be greeted by a message.

"Site shut down until a moderator can be found due to people challenging the rules"
(Or something along those lines)

Or

Standing on a lego brick as per the OP 😒

As being boiled allive or immersed in sulphuric acid etc etc is not a normal every day occurence here in Long Preston 🙂

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Re: Most Painful Thing?

Post by duncandisorderly » Thu Jul 16, 2020 3:52 pm

Getting kicked in the nuts must be more painful than childbirth. Ask a woman who has had a child if they would have another and the answer is often 'yes'. Ask a bloke who has been kicked in the nuts if wants another kicking and most blokes would say no.
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Re: Most Painful Thing?

Post by Murger » Thu Jul 16, 2020 3:52 pm

Having a turd the size of a baby's arm has got to be up there.

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Re: Most Painful Thing?

Post by Jakubclaret » Thu Jul 16, 2020 3:56 pm

Murger wrote:
Thu Jul 16, 2020 3:52 pm
Having a turd the size of a baby's arm has got to be up there.
Agree in conjunction with taking certain types of painkillers & no fibre in the diet, you just know the farmer giles are around the corner. Squeezing out a king-sized humongous dump when the bowel muscles don't have a fart in them, sucking a egg through a straw, it's painful barbwire pullthru style.
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Re: Most Painful Thing?

Post by conyoviejo » Thu Jul 16, 2020 3:58 pm

Proper Toothache isn't very pleasant either..
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Re: Most Painful Thing?

Post by Chobulous » Thu Jul 16, 2020 3:58 pm

3 weeks with a kidney stent following an unsuccessful attempt to LASER a kidney stone takes some beating.

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Re: Most Painful Thing?

Post by dushanbe » Thu Jul 16, 2020 4:10 pm

I've never been burnt alive or boiled to death, but I can say that gall stones and an infected gall bladder is some stages beyond merely sore.

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Re: Most Painful Thing?

Post by 1Simpleton » Thu Jul 16, 2020 4:29 pm

Cramp in the middle of the night

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Re: Most Painful Thing?

Post by claretblue » Thu Jul 16, 2020 4:34 pm

ClaretTony wrote:
Thu Jul 16, 2020 1:11 pm
I've experienced an attack of gout once but have been warned it is likely to return. It is the most painful thing I've ever experienced.
you've not been burned alive then Tony? :?

:D
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Re: Most Painful Thing?

Post by CharlieinNewMexico » Thu Jul 16, 2020 4:49 pm

Sneezing when you have a broken rib. And the terror going through your mind when you realize you are about to sneeze.

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Re: Most Painful Thing?

Post by houseboy » Thu Jul 16, 2020 4:49 pm

Apparently being flayed alive is pretty much up there with burning and boiling. Having all of your skin removed by a skilled person so that it all comes off in one piece is exceedingly painful...your whole body feeling the same pain as that small graze that gives you so much grief. Apparently death, although inevitable, can take days and usually comes in the form of either shock or hypothermia (because your skin keeps your body temperature up).
Thankfully they stopped doing it in Baxenden about 3 years ago.
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Re: Most Painful Thing?

Post by Chobulous » Thu Jul 16, 2020 5:24 pm

CharlieinNewMexico wrote:
Thu Jul 16, 2020 4:49 pm
Sneezing when you have a broken rib. And the terror going through your mind when you realize you are about to sneeze.
If you feel you are going to sneeze, touch the roof of your mouth with your tongue. This should stop you from sneezing.

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Re: Most Painful Thing?

Post by Bosscat » Thu Jul 16, 2020 5:39 pm

Chobulous wrote:
Thu Jul 16, 2020 5:24 pm
If you feel you are going to sneeze, touch the roof of your mouth with your tongue. This should stop you from sneezing.
If you feel the need to bite your fingernails ... scratch your bum. This should remove the urge 🤔 without fail.

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Re: Most Painful Thing?

Post by huw.Y.WattfromWare » Thu Jul 16, 2020 5:42 pm

Kneeling on carpet grippers comes a close second to manhood in zip. I’ve done both.

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Re: Most Painful Thing?

Post by Bosscat » Thu Jul 16, 2020 5:44 pm

huw.Y.WattfromWare wrote:
Thu Jul 16, 2020 5:42 pm
Kneeling on carpet grippers comes a close second to manhood in zip. I’ve done both.
Catching your manhood on carpet grippers is no picnic either 🤔

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Re: Most Painful Thing?

Post by huw.Y.WattfromWare » Thu Jul 16, 2020 5:59 pm

Bosscat wrote:
Thu Jul 16, 2020 5:44 pm
Catching your manhood on carpet grippers is no picnic either 🤔
It hurts just thinking about that.

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Re: Most Painful Thing?

Post by JohnMac » Thu Jul 16, 2020 6:13 pm

claretonthecoast1882 wrote:
Thu Jul 16, 2020 12:11 pm
Todger in zip, closely followed by watching Brian Easton play
Used to be common when I was a youngster but never hear of it nowadays.

Better quality fly or increased H&S awareness? :lol:

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Re: Most Painful Thing?

Post by JohnMac » Thu Jul 16, 2020 6:15 pm

FactualFrank wrote:
Thu Jul 16, 2020 12:15 pm
Apparently, giving birth is the second most painful thing someone can experience.

First - being burned alive.
I somehow think being burned dead isn't an issue so wonder why they always emphasise 'alive'?
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Re: Most Painful Thing?

Post by burnmark » Thu Jul 16, 2020 6:19 pm

Another one for the gout club. Not had one for a while but goodness me it’s horrendous. I put it down to a fizzy orange Lucozade binge. Drank one every day for about two months! Never again!

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Re: Most Painful Thing?

Post by Sheedyclaret » Thu Jul 16, 2020 6:20 pm

i found sciatica to be quite painful..

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Re: Most Painful Thing?

Post by fidelcastro » Thu Jul 16, 2020 6:24 pm

Not having had your season ticket refund money back yet.

End of thread.
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Re: Most Painful Thing?

Post by Bosscat » Thu Jul 16, 2020 6:33 pm

fidelcastro wrote:
Thu Jul 16, 2020 6:24 pm
Not having had your season ticket refund money back yet.

End of thread.
👍😎👍

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Re: Most Painful Thing?

Post by Inchy » Thu Jul 16, 2020 6:37 pm

Seeing a male catheter pulled out with the ballon still inflated looked painful but they say distraction can be an effective way to manage pain. This confused patient distracted himself by slinging his catheter at my head
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Re: Most Painful Thing?

Post by lakedistrictclaret » Thu Jul 16, 2020 6:39 pm

Inchy wrote:
Thu Jul 16, 2020 6:37 pm
Seeing a male catheter pulled out with the ballon still inflated looked painful but they say distraction can be an effective way to manage pain. This confused patient distracted himself by slinging his catheter at my head
Did it hit your head?

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