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Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by 38fordpickup, Jun 7, 2021.

  1. Doctor asked me if I want them to resuscitate me if I go dead. "Jumper cables?" I clarified. He said yes. Told him to remember two things. Six volt. Positive ground. I need a medic alert bracelet that says "6 volt Pos ground."
  2. topher5150
    Joined: Feb 10, 2017
    Posts: 2,393


    And then the doctor looked at the nurse and said DNR this one
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  3. Beanscoot
    Joined: May 14, 2008
    Posts: 1,981


    ...and they might joke about the POS on your tag!
  4. oldiron 440
    Joined: Dec 12, 2018
    Posts: 2,122

    oldiron 440

    I could see a WTF coming out of someone's mouth. :)
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  5. and instead of "donor" have them put "parts car"
  6. hotrodjack33
    Joined: Aug 19, 2019
    Posts: 2,351


    The doctor told me I'd live longer if I gave up cigars. I told him no, it would just seem longer.
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  7. blowby
    Joined: Dec 27, 2012
    Posts: 7,517

    from Nicasio Ca

    Old synchro rings make good bracelets.
  8. oldiron 440
    Joined: Dec 12, 2018
    Posts: 2,122

    oldiron 440

    I'll be a total, damaged beyond repair or repairs exceed value.
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  9. trollst
    Joined: Jan 27, 2012
    Posts: 2,018


    I already been jumpstarted, it is NOT a pleasant experience.......
  10. Fortunateson
    Joined: Apr 30, 2012
    Posts: 4,027


    I heard it is quite shocking!
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  11. Do have my card checked - donate parts ! Just be sure never to give me your address.........
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  12. Lloyd's paint & glass
    Joined: Nov 16, 2019
    Posts: 4,477

    Lloyd's paint & glass

    Get "DNR" tattooed on your chest, that way we see it immediately.
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  13. hotrodjack33
    Joined: Aug 19, 2019
    Posts: 2,351


    I'd tattoo R.A.A.C. (Resuscitate At All Costs) on my chest. I figure I'm much too valuable to mankind to just fade away.;)
  14. I'm thinking that "stop touching me!" might be my choice!
  15. Bandit Billy
    Joined: Sep 16, 2014
    Posts: 7,655

    Bandit Billy

    I was thinking the other day about having a QR code etched in the marble on my tombstone that takes people to the HAMB and my build threads. So my future family can see where all their money went. Yeah, that would please me.
  16. DNR is a joke. I had full medical advance directive and my Dad's DNR filed with the hospital and they still asked him if he didn't want further medical help to save his life (his whole right face fractured from fall out door's, in full renal failure and tired of years of uncareable renal infections). That's the last time my Dad told off a doctor.
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  17. Flathead Dave
    Joined: Mar 21, 2014
    Posts: 3,335

    Flathead Dave
    from So. Cal.

    Me too. Had three done but mine were planned. That after burn is as bad as a shave burn.
    Hope your better off.

    I refuse to have a DNR. I want to be a pain in the ass for as long as I can.
  18. Gearhead Graphics
    Joined: Oct 4, 2008
    Posts: 3,817

    Gearhead Graphics
    from Denver Co

    FYI, tattooing DNR on your body, even spelling it out wont stop the EMT, as that tattoo isn't a legally binding document. And, even if you have the DNR, the hospital will have to ask you.
    Its a big deal when someone goes to the mechanics in dire function, we HAVE to do certain steps before determining that you're a parts car.
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  19. HotRod33
    Joined: Oct 5, 2008
    Posts: 2,433


    Can't touch this.... Lol
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  20. With 10 fused vertebrae in my back (rods and screws) my wife will probably sell me to a scrap yard...
    Seriously, I set off the metal detectors at the airport from the parking lot!
  21. I expressed concern when my Mom went in for by pass surgery. She told me she was too stubborn to die. She was wrong.
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  22. jetnow1
    Joined: Jan 30, 2008
    Posts: 1,804

    from CT
    1. A-D Truckers

    No matter where you stand on this, To DNR or not, be sure to put your wishes in writing, provide a copy to your primary care provider, and a copy with a trusted loved one. Having it on file at your closest hospital would be a good idea also.
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  23. spanners
    Joined: Feb 24, 2009
    Posts: 1,178


    Good on ya. Now I can't get that MC Hammer song out of my head.
  24. [​IMG]
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  25. Dave G in Gansevoort
    Joined: Mar 28, 2019
    Posts: 438

    Dave G in Gansevoort
    from Upstate NY

    My brother is #2 after SWMBO, and he has already said he'll step on the hoses or pull the plug so I'm good. Seriously my advance directive is on file at the local hospital and with the cardiologists office.

    So just remember, "When I die don't bury me, just hang my balls from a cherry tree!"
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  26. Lloyd's paint & glass
    Joined: Nov 16, 2019
    Posts: 4,477

    Lloyd's paint & glass

    Can't speak for a hospital, but when you dial that 911, i show up, not the hospital. And unless your family is standing there with the advance directive for me to see, you're getting the full treatment. And the tattoo thing was a smart ass joke. I work more cardiac arrest per month than most people have bowel movements. And I'm very proud to say i have 3 lifesaver awards. That's given when your cardiac arrest patient is resuscitated and walks out of the hospital back to paying taxes. I will say they're worthless at the pawn shop though. ;):D:p
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  27. twenty8
    Joined: Apr 8, 2021
    Posts: 223


    Mouth to mouth from Lloyd..........NOOOOOO.......DNR.....DNR.......:eek::eek::eek:

    Keep up the good work. We appreciate you guys...:cool:
  28. MeanGene427
    Joined: Dec 15, 2010
    Posts: 1,722

    from Napa

    I got a custom engraved one off ebay for about $15 that says DIABETES TYPE 2 and my doctor's name & number. One could have it done with a DNR and the phone number of your rep who has your paperwork
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  29. Yup... been there got the 10" scar. I did have a HC proxy at the time, not through the hospital, and it did have a DNR on it. Glad my son was not aware of it when he signed the papers to save my ragged ass.
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  30. I have "Go Away!" tattoed on my forehead. Will that work?
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