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Shingles saved my grandfather's life...

October 18, 2017 09:23AM
He was captured by the Russians in WWII and spent 3 years in a gulag.. While there he contracted shingles and the Russians let him go home.. He was an officer, or they might have taken him out back and put a bullet in his head.. I dunno if they let him go because they were afraid he'd infect the whole camp - as far as I know its not contagious, but the Russians might not have known that..

Friendship is like peeing your pants.. Everybody can see it, but only you can feel the warmth..


  Needles.. flu shots and such...

JamesJM259October 09, 2017 10:09AM

  Penicillin shots REALLY suck...

sstrams122October 09, 2017 10:23AM

  I have heard that...

JamesJM113October 09, 2017 10:32AM

  Not really sure, Jimmy..

sstrams116October 09, 2017 10:58AM

  Nor me...

JamesJM106October 09, 2017 11:22AM

  Not sure of the diameter.. Attachments

sstrams122October 09, 2017 11:50AM

  Not a medical needle or an ice pick?

JamesJM111October 09, 2017 12:28PM

  I know it, right?

sstrams111October 09, 2017 12:55PM

  shots never really bothered me

IowaRam111October 09, 2017 01:59PM

  Moving beyond Shots... I'm terrified...

JamesJM113October 09, 2017 02:36PM

  Never had a cavity as an adult..

sstrams72October 10, 2017 03:48AM

  I will NEVER EVER get a flu shot again!! Have not since 1993!

Ramgator89October 10, 2017 02:05PM

  I have you beat...

JamesJM75October 10, 2017 02:19PM

  I have gotten two flu shots in my life..

sstrams72October 10, 2017 05:06PM

  Me too, exactly two of them...

JamesJM82October 10, 2017 08:00PM

  My Boot Camp flu was hell!

Ramgator75October 11, 2017 06:56PM

  My second flu / Rams related!! LOL

Ramgator75October 11, 2017 07:01PM

  one shot we should all get......

21Dog106October 11, 2017 08:47PM

  I second that....

JamesJM71October 13, 2017 05:02PM

  highly recommend a pneumonia shot too

ferragamo7970October 18, 2017 08:58AM

  I am more scared of shingles

ferragamo7963October 18, 2017 09:00AM

  Shingles saved my grandfather's life...

sstrams77October 18, 2017 09:23AM

  WOW, that is STRANGE....

JamesJM59October 18, 2017 09:39AM

  Yeah.. pretty wild...

sstrams62October 18, 2017 09:52AM

  You should know better than to...

JamesJM66October 18, 2017 10:12AM

  My Dad met several German POWs when he was young.

Ramgator55October 25, 2017 12:06PM

  Same here...

JamesJM65October 25, 2017 12:32PM

  "Finding the couple". You guys know me. I REALLY REALLY hate...

Ramgator59October 25, 2017 02:20PM

  flu shots

IowaRam81October 13, 2017 04:42PM

  Never had the flu

Drew283954October 25, 2017 11:55AM

  try getting shot below your eye

ferragamo7966October 25, 2017 06:37PM

  Suck it up, buttercup!

sstrams59October 26, 2017 03:10AM