Do Not Step On Stingrays!

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Mar 19, 2007
Considering I moved to Dubai for the beach, im kinda feeling gutted that the price I may have to pay for this, is to have blotches on my skin, and to smell like a urinal!

p.s. why male urine? ease of aim was my guess, but i wouldn't put money on it.

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Mar 19, 2007
They jellyfish are only around at certain times of the year, not all the time, normally as the sea heats up and cools down - change of season.

And why male urine? Actually because men are less likely to have urinary tract infections, it's normally cleaner than womens urine.
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Mar 19, 2007
nathooarif wrote:Considering I moved to Dubai for the beach, im kinda feeling gutted that the price I may have to pay for this, is to have blotches on my skin, and to smell like a urinal!

p.s. why male urine? ease of aim was my guess, but i wouldn't put money on it.


Urine will do nothing for jellyfish sting! This is the misconception of some folks. Urine sets off some stinging cells, making the sting even worse.
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Mar 19, 2007
i'd be pissed if the piss didn't work........LoL
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asc, I have to disagree with you. Look up every treatment for jellyfish stings and is says that's one of them. There was a recent story about a guy who was stung by a Man-O-War, one of the deadliest, and he peed on himself and the tenticles fell away instantly.
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Methinks you got conned Chocs.
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Mar 19, 2007
I'll clarify, it works on some species, but not all. Plus I speak from several experiences with friends.

No gross comments please.
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nathooarif wrote:i'd be pissed if the piss didn't work........LoL


Urine has nitrous component (urea). It has medicinal properties but not for jellyfish stings. (Folks use urine for bee stings).

Mind over matter duh.
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Mar 19, 2007
basically, if you're gonna go to the beach, make sure you have a full bladder, otherwise, its gonna be an awkward favour to ask from a stranger!

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Chocoholic wrote:asc, I have to disagree with you. Look up every treatment for jellyfish stings and is says that's one of them. There was a recent story about a guy who was stung by a Man-O-War, one of the deadliest, and he peed on himself and the tenticles fell away instantly.


:lol: Chocs, I grew up by the sea. Believe me, urine does nothing. If you want i can research it for you. TIP: Australia & Hawaii have more write ups about this ancient folks remedy.

Love yah!
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Ok I know I don't post as frequently as before, but since when did DF turn into a German fetish club? :lol: :lol: :lol:
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Mar 19, 2007
As I said it really depends. Many are for, many against. But if you get stung really bad, you're gfoin to try anything. White vinegar is the best solution however.
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Mar 19, 2007
Can anyone say R. Kelly?
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yes... the pain was UNBELIEVABLE!!! Mar 19, 2007
I have crahed motorcycles been bitten by snakes,broken arms, had my eye knocked out of the socket, bitten by dogs, dragged beheind truck, stabbed. nothing as painful as this stingray. at the hospital they put me on morphene. funny thing though it hurt like hell all day and then suddenly stopped.
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^ian^ wrote:Can anyone say R. Kelly?


The pedophile? :shock:
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