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    cochlear implant opinons

    Very Good!!
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    cochlear implant opinons

    Well my Naida IX UP's ain't hacking it for me any more. So to keep from having to join the deaf community, I'm getting an AB CI, and drinking Pepsi. I need my beauty sleep, so good night all.
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    cochlear implant opinons

    Do we even want to use the telephone?
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    cochlear implant opinons

    My definition of a normal life. I wanted my children to grow up and be what they wanted to be without having to make allowances for not having all their senses. There are limitations on the deaf. One that I know of is commercial driver. A deaf person cannot get a CDL. (although some hearing...
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    cochlear implant opinons

    In my opinion some of you in the deaf community are elitist snobs. oldbob
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    cochlear implant opinons

    I agree. If you have a child that was born with a defect like cleft pallet, would you wait until he/she was 18 to let them decide to have it repaired? No! you would have the operation as soon as possible. You are making a choice for the child to have a normal life. It is the same for...
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    CI surgery, any post surgery advice?

    Everyone who is a candidate for CI has a decision to make. To make a statement "Don't do it" without supporting arguments is asinine. In my case my discrimination dropped to 6% in the left and 22% in the right - Aided- ! My wife, kids and grandkids no longer have conversations with me as I...
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    the new Phonak Naida IXs

    I have had the Nadia IX UP (the most powerful HA on the market) for over a year now. Very good. The Bluetooth thru the iCom is fantastic. I use it when I need to use the telephone. It gives me the telephone sound thru both aids. The one drawback is the iCom. It only lasts for about 3-4...
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    Hi Phonak ?

    Get the dry n store. The one with the blower. I got the Zephyr which is made by Drynstore. Whish I had the one with the blower.
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    Chinese sick leave : 'i no come work today!!!'

    Hung Chow calls into work and says, 'Hey, I no come work today, I really sick . Got headache, stomach ache and legs hurt, I no come work.' The boss says, 'You know something, Hung Chow, I really need you today. When I feel sick like you do, I go to my wife and tell her to give me...
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    The Juggler

    A Virginia State trooper pulled a car over on I-64 about 2 miles south of the Virginia / West Virginia State line. When the trooper asked the driver why he was speeding, the driver said he was a Magician and Juggler and was on his way to Beckley , WV to do a show at the Shrine...
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    Subject: A Donkey's Wisdom

    MORAL FOR TODAY.........keep reading for the new revelation in the donkey's story......... One day a farmer's donkey fell down into a well. The animal cried piteously for hours as the farmer tried to figure out what to do. Finally, he decided the animal was old, and the well needed to be...
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    For Catholics Only

    This information is for Catholics only. It must not be divulged to non-Catholics. The less they know about our rituals and code words, the better off they are. AMEN: The only part of a prayer that everyone knows. BULLETIN: Your receipt for attending Mass. CHOIR: A group of people...
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    Wax on - wax off

    All hair removal methods have tricked women with their promises of easy, painless removal - The Epilady, scissors, razors, Nair and now...the wax. Read on... My night began as any other normal weeknight. Come home, fix dinner, play with the kids. I then had the thought that would...
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    You might be a kansan if

    YOU MIGHT BE A KANSAN IF............. You can tell the difference between a horse and a cow from adistance. Without thinking you wave to all on-coming traffic. You don't put too much effort into hairstyles due to wind and weather. There's a tornado warning and the whole town is...
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    Jokes to offend everyone

    Well ain't you jest the lucky one! :giggle:
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    Jokes to offend everyone

    JOKES TO OFFEND EVERYONE What do you call two Mexicans playing basketball? Juan on Juan What is a Yankee? The same as a quickie, but a guy can do it alone. What is the difference between a Harley and a Hoover ? The position of the dirt bag Why is divorce so expensive? Because...
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    Amish Elevator

    An Amish boy and his father were in a mall. They were amazed by almost everything they saw, but especially by two shiny, silver walls that could move apart and then slide back together again. The boy asked, "What is this Father?" The father (never having seen an elevator) responded...
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    Thoughts on getting old

    THE OLDER CROWD A distraught senior citizen phoned her doctor's office. 'Is it true,' she wanted to know, 'that the medication you prescribed has to be taken for the rest of my life?' 'Yes, I'm afraid so,' the doctor told her. There was a moment of silence before the senior...
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    The welfare office

    THE WELFARE OFFICE A young man walked into the local welfare office to pick up his check. He marched straight up to the counter and said, "Hi, You know, I just HATE drawing welfare. I'd really rather have a job." The social worker behind the counter said, "Your timing is...