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serenity Mon 24-Jan-05 23:17:31

Just can't do this at all - DH just turned over to it and it totally freaked me out. 30 seconds and I can't get the image out of my mind

DH can't understand how I can lap up X Files/Buffy/Holby etc but turn green at this - but the others just aren't real. This program is just too gross.

dinny Mon 24-Jan-05 23:19:04

bleurgh, is it gross?

dinny Mon 24-Jan-05 23:23:14

is this the German bloke with the controversial exhibition?

lockets Mon 24-Jan-05 23:24:08

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serenity Mon 24-Jan-05 23:24:13

It shouldn't be - they just started discecting someone - taking the skin off their arm and I've seen far worse. I saw an episode of X Files last week that had about 5 totally skinned bloody corpses, but the sight of a real arm, even without blood has made me go green. I am obviously a complete light weight, and I'm now making DH skip onto C5 so I can catch Big cook little cook

dinny Mon 24-Jan-05 23:25:38

I am usually quite pathetic re blood etc but am curiously unaffected by this at the mo. Perhaps have drunk too much

dinny Mon 24-Jan-05 23:26:13

what a sad end to one's existence! doing the brain now - AARGH!

dinny Mon 24-Jan-05 23:26:42

had to turn over quick, revolting.

serenity Mon 24-Jan-05 23:29:48

DH turned back when I mentioned the brain, and now it isn't bothering me as much. Sadly, he no longer seems to be a 'person', just meat - still amazingly gross though.

dinny Mon 24-Jan-05 23:31:17

there are loads of cadavers though, aren't there? plus one handsome live one...

dinny Mon 24-Jan-05 23:32:10

come one, freaky German bloke slicing up bits on a ham slicer now. that is flipping SICK.

serenity Mon 24-Jan-05 23:32:22

please don't say the scary one in the hat.......

dinny Mon 24-Jan-05 23:35:24

he's the one who did the exhibition....

serenity Mon 24-Jan-05 23:37:49

He looks like a Stephan King character.

Dh is now onto Three Rocks from the Sun, and my stomach feels better for it...

lockets Mon 24-Jan-05 23:38:30

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dinny Mon 24-Jan-05 23:39:22

Snap Lockets.
Love Three Rocks, Serenity.

dinny Mon 24-Jan-05 23:39:41

e,,,, Third Rock even. Time for bed!

serenity Mon 24-Jan-05 23:43:51

I'm emotionally disturbed, and can't be expected to remember the name of the actual program I'm watching.

And it's late.

BigGayDad Mon 24-Jan-05 23:54:58

When I first joined the NHS I had a cook's tour, during which I saw a post mortem. Quite disturbing but very fascinating!

serenity Mon 24-Jan-05 23:58:07

This evening has bought it home to me that I have absolutely no place in any medical profession whatsoever.

What do you do in the NHS BGD?

BigGayDad Tue 25-Jan-05 00:00:24

Bizarrely given my previous posting, I'm an accountant!

serenity Tue 25-Jan-05 00:03:50

Oh god, so I can't even consider an admin job in a hospital?????

First day there 'oh don't worry about that filing yet, come and meet our other new starters, they'll be being cut up by medical students later today.......' blergh

BigGayDad Tue 25-Jan-05 00:09:38

I was spending a couple of days in the path labs as part getting to understand what goes on in the hospital. I was talking to the consultant and mentioned that I had a biology degree. He then asked me if I wanted to see the PM. Couldn't pass up that experience.

I turned up to see it but he sent me away, only to call me back a couple of hours later. I found out that he sent me away cos he was doing a PM on a child and felt watching that would be too traumatic. How right he was

serenity Tue 25-Jan-05 00:12:45

no, definitely not a child

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