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    Default Twin Down, Twin Down: knee replacement

    Some of you lucky folks know my twin - David L. - aka 'Thorne the Magnificent' .

    He goes in to receive his bionic knee today. Here's wishing him a marvelously swift and full recovery!!!
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    Yes, good luck and best wishes to him.
    Structures uninformed by geometry tend towards the ramshackle.

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    David, huh?

    You wouldn't happen to have an older brother, would ya? Name Larry?
    There's a lot of things they didn't tell me when I signed on with this outfit....

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    Quote Originally Posted by George Jung View Post
    David, huh?

    You wouldn't happen to have an older brother, would ya? Name Larry?
    No... but there's a 'Curley'... and a 'Moe' if that helps. <G>
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    Default Re: Twin Down, Twin Down: knee replacement

    Don't forget the 2 named Darrel...

    Good luck on the knee!
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    Best of luck to him. Will you be minding his hat?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Fred Z View Post
    Best of luck to him. Will you be minding his hat?
    I may have a 5,000 sf shop... but I do decidedly NOT have enough room for his hat collection...
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    Good luck Bud - and make sure they point it the right direction.

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    Well, dang - seems to be going around. Best wishes for David's quick recovery. My co-worker is having the same thing done today.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Todd Bradshaw View Post
    Good luck Bud - and make sure they point it the right direction.
    This, exactly.
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    Well looka that. A sticky. Thorne was already NOTORIOUS... now he's also famous.
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    Wishing you a speed recovery Thorne!
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    Is it too late to cancel?


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    Things should work out fine. I understand techniques have improved quite a bit in the last few years. A friend just had a second hip replacement on the same hip and he says the difference between the first surgery and the current on is amazing.

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    Hope he's doing well! Recovery is no fun, but well worth it.
    As I have mentioned here before, I had both mine done on the same day 12 years ago. It was a real scream!!
    Best decision I ever made. Twelve years later and the knees are doing well.
    Looking forward to the upcoming ski season.
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    Be ready for that lagoon sail in early spring!

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    Good luck, Thorne.

    Wear your hat for a speedier recovery!

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    Hey Thorne break a leg, er, um I mean get well soon
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    Can't keep him down for long. Reports are he's emerged from the drugs and making bad jokes already.
    A society predicated on the assumption that everyone in it should want to get rich is not well situated to become either ethical or imaginative.

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    Quote Originally Posted by elf View Post
    Can't keep him down for long. Reports are he's emerged from the drugs and making bad jokes already.
    Not already... still. Rumor is... they had to amp up the drugs to shut him up...
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    Thorne will have to change his line; "Like my knee?"
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    Speedy recovery, Thorne!

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    Good luck Thorne!

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    Wishing you to heal well and fast, Thorne.
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    Heal quickly. I hear knees are no fun.

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    Heal well Thorne, and be sure to do what the sadi . . . .physio has you do.
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    Thanks, everyone! We’re as ready as we can be for the recovery process. I even added handrails and a concrete sidewalk to the dog ramp
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    Damn. Your dog had knee surgery too?

    Wishing you (both) well!
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    Best wishes with the brand new knees.

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    I hope the recovery is swift and pain free.

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    Wishing you a speedy recovery, Thorne!

    (nice hat, too.)
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