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Old 05-04-2007, 07:46 AM   #1
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Psst! Wanna Buy a Slightly Used Colonoscope?

Who knew the 'scope used in a colonoscopy was worth so much - especially a "used" one : http://www.postgazette.com/pg/07124/783305-53.stm.
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Old 05-04-2007, 08:48 AM   #2
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What SHOCKED me when I got my colonoscopy was that the women besides me was getting her THROAT scoped! All I could think of during the wait was "How well could they clean these things!" :P
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At which entrance did they start her scoping?
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OK, I had both done. They call it an "over and under." Different scopes used, thank God, and fortunately, lots of good drugs, so you don't really care WHAT they do!
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He stole 66 of them.

Man, that guy had colonoscopes up the wazoo!
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Here in SF, a high percentage of wazoo's might hold all 66. Err, that's just a guess, no evidence so there may be holes in my theory.
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Hehe he gambled most of the profits..What a dolt.
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What SHOCKED me when I got my colonoscopy was that the women besides me was getting her THROAT scoped! All I could think of during the wait was "How well could they clean these things!" :P


They are different scopes. Plus they go into a dishwasher type machine that disinfects and sterilizes them .So not to worry !
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They are different scopes. Plus they go into a dishwasher type machine that disinfects and sterilizes them .So not to worry !
Reminds me of the old joke about the difference between an oral thermometer and a rectal thermometer: the taste.

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We're darn close to another discussion on the various benefits of mexican bungie jumping...
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They are different scopes. Plus they go into a dishwasher type machine that disinfects and sterilizes them .So not to worry !
Ha! Not at my local hospital. Here in Loudoun County, Va they were busted for not cleaning them properly and there was a big investigation on whether they gave anyone any diseases. I don't remember the outcome as I was not involved.

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Just dont put them in MY dishwasher unless you'd like them cauterized.
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The disposable ones are cheaper. Plus they don't have to be sterile (think of where they're going). Why do I know this? :P



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I wonder how long until someone points out how long a used disposable colonoscope sits in a landfill before it breaks down into some horrible set of compounds...
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I wonder how long until someone points out how long a used disposable colonoscope sits in a landfill before it breaks down into some horrible set of compounds...

Hmmm. They could easily be saved from the landfills. Simply put them on Freecycle.


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The disposable ones are cheaper. Plus they don't have to be sterile (think of where they're going). Why do I know this? :P
Well now BUM, you wouldn't happen to be a proctologist, would you? Scoper......or scopee?
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Well now BUM, you wouldn't happen to be a proctologist, would you? Scoper......or scopee?
I have seen a lot of a$$holz in my life... sorry I just couldn't resist.



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talk about a crappy job, i saw on an advertisment for a colonscope that each one was individually tested.

and you though your job was bad!
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