The Technodrome Forums

Go Back   The Technodrome Forums > General Forums > General Discussion > Everything Else

Notices

View Poll Results: What is your blood type?
O+ 4 40.00%
O- 1 10.00%
A+ 0 0%
A- 0 0%
B+ 1 10.00%
B- 0 0%
AB+ 0 0%
AB- 0 0%
I don't know 4 40.00%
Voters: 10. You may not vote on this poll

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 09-18-2017, 06:55 PM   #1
Prowler
Foot Elite
 
Prowler's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2009
Location: Portugal
Posts: 4,630
What is your blood type?

Inspired by a convo in a different thread

A lot of people know their blood types... but many also don't know theirs.

I don't know mine, for example. I know that my mother, maternal grandmother and brother are all B+, however. But I dunno what my father's is so I could be ANYTHING.
__________________
Quote:
Originally Posted by CyberCubed View Post
So I've watched some of April O'Neil's "videos." They were OK, the lesbian massage ones were the best ones. I skimmed through some of the others, but eh.

I've seen better.
Prowler is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-18-2017, 07:02 PM   #2
Cure
Y'all need Jesus
 
Cure's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2005
Location: New Jersey
Posts: 8,452
O positive. One needs to know having sickle cell.
Cure is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 09-18-2017, 07:08 PM   #3
MsMarvelDuckie
I know Quack-Fu
 
MsMarvelDuckie's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2013
Location: The bowels of Hell, Texas(otherwise known as Decatur)
Posts: 6,651
Same here. I have known mine for years.
__________________
"You IDIOTS! You've captured their STUNT doubles!" -from "Spaceballs"

"Where Science ends, magic begins." -Spiral, Uncanny X-Men #491

My various stories and fan-fics (including TMNT!!) are here:

http://z3.invisionfree.com/Mickeys_C...?showforum=188
MsMarvelDuckie is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-18-2017, 07:27 PM   #4
IndigoErth
Team Blue Boy
 
IndigoErth's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2014
Location: U.S., East Coast
Posts: 8,340
My mom had asked them to type it in the blood test I had done as a kid and they wouldn't.

And then forgot to ask in the second/last one I had done a few years ago. Though being prior to a surgery I'm not sure if they'd have even done so or not.


Note to fellow unknowns, it looks like you can get simple home tests via Amazon. (Though now I've got the heebie jeebies over the whole blood/needle part.)
IndigoErth is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-18-2017, 07:32 PM   #5
Prowler
Foot Elite
 
Prowler's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2009
Location: Portugal
Posts: 4,630
Quote:
Originally Posted by IndigoErth View Post
My mom had asked them to type it in the blood test I had done as a kid and they wouldn't.

And then forgot to ask in the second/last one I had done a few years ago. Though being prior to a surgery I'm not sure if they'd have even done so or not.


Note to fellow unknowns, it looks like you can get simple home tests via Amazon. (Though now I've got the heebie jeebies over the whole blood/needle part.)
Why didn't they tell her? That odd. Why can't you simply ask for your blood type? Why is it a taboo?
__________________
Quote:
Originally Posted by CyberCubed View Post
So I've watched some of April O'Neil's "videos." They were OK, the lesbian massage ones were the best ones. I skimmed through some of the others, but eh.

I've seen better.
Prowler is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-18-2017, 07:38 PM   #6
MsMarvelDuckie
I know Quack-Fu
 
MsMarvelDuckie's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2013
Location: The bowels of Hell, Texas(otherwise known as Decatur)
Posts: 6,651
Actually you can do a blood test with a simple pinprick. We did one in high school where we just pricked our finger and smeared it on a dish treated with certain chemicals that react to different types.
__________________
"You IDIOTS! You've captured their STUNT doubles!" -from "Spaceballs"

"Where Science ends, magic begins." -Spiral, Uncanny X-Men #491

My various stories and fan-fics (including TMNT!!) are here:

http://z3.invisionfree.com/Mickeys_C...?showforum=188
MsMarvelDuckie is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-18-2017, 07:42 PM   #7
Navin Johnson
Stone Warrior
 
Navin Johnson's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2009
Posts: 515
O- , In the past I would give blood and platelets religiously, then I had a bad experience with a blood draw and now I having a hard time going back. I need to suck it up and give again.
__________________
Lord loves a workin' man

Last edited by Navin Johnson; 09-19-2017 at 06:54 AM.
Navin Johnson is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-18-2017, 07:44 PM   #8
IndigoErth
Team Blue Boy
 
IndigoErth's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2014
Location: U.S., East Coast
Posts: 8,340
Quote:
Originally Posted by Prowler View Post
Why didn't they tell her? That odd. Why can't you simply ask for your blood type? Why is it a taboo?
Not sure. Not taboo, but I dunno. Maybe they didn't want to bother with it, or maybe they just didn't make note of it to test it. Not sure, only my mom told me years later that they supposedly, according to her, "wouldn't."

As for a few years ago, I'd had thought they might have since it was prior to a surgery, but guess not. (I guess it wasn't major enough to be any concern? Unless they did and I don't know it.) And I don't do well with this stuff so my head was elsewhere and didn't think to ask while I was there.
IndigoErth is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-19-2017, 03:06 AM   #9
ProactiveMan
Spooky ghost
 
ProactiveMan's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2013
Location: Western Australia
Posts: 1,979
I'm O+ like fortyish percent of the population.
__________________
ProactiveMan!
ProactiveMan is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-22-2017, 01:26 AM   #10
DarkFell
Mad Scientist
 
DarkFell's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2014
Location: At the current moment, on your screen.
Posts: 1,307
Another O+ here.

The strange part is, for both me & my Dad both being 'The Universal Donors', neither of us can donate to our state's blood bank due to both of us (and my mother) being stationed in Germany in the early eighties & before people knew what mad cow disease was. (The base we were stationed at, got a majority of their meat products from the UK at the time.)

So, we're possible mad cow carriers too. *IDK*
__________________
DarkFell is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-22-2017, 01:44 AM   #11
Prowler
Foot Elite
 
Prowler's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2009
Location: Portugal
Posts: 4,630
Quote:
Originally Posted by DarkFell View Post
Another O+ here.

The strange part is, for both me & my Dad both being 'The Universal Donors', neither of us can donate to our state's blood bank due to both of us (and my mother) being stationed in Germany in the early eighties & before people knew what mad cow disease was. (The base we were stationed at, got a majority of their meat products from the UK at the time.)

So, we're possible mad cow carriers too. *IDK*
Mad cow disease? Man I haven't heard of that since the 90s. Then the foot and mouth disease scare came along and finally the bird flu or wtv that was, but I think that was mostly an Asian thing.

Can't you get tested for it or something?
__________________
Quote:
Originally Posted by CyberCubed View Post
So I've watched some of April O'Neil's "videos." They were OK, the lesbian massage ones were the best ones. I skimmed through some of the others, but eh.

I've seen better.
Prowler is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-22-2017, 02:19 AM   #12
DarkFell
Mad Scientist
 
DarkFell's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2014
Location: At the current moment, on your screen.
Posts: 1,307
I heard that anyone that has been overseas can get tested. I also heard that a lot of money is required for said testing.

I plan on talking with our blood bank over here pretty soon, since my curiosity has been struck as well.

But yeah, my Dad and I would talk about that sometimes. We assumed that if we had 'it', something would happened to both of us long by now. Then again, we're probably being naive about this stuff.
__________________
DarkFell is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-22-2017, 04:15 AM   #13
ProactiveMan
Spooky ghost
 
ProactiveMan's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2013
Location: Western Australia
Posts: 1,979
Same rules apply here. If you lived in the UK between certain dates, you can't donate blood. Mad Cows is a problem because people can be non-symptomatic carriers.
__________________
ProactiveMan!
ProactiveMan is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-22-2017, 03:19 PM   #14
MsMarvelDuckie
I know Quack-Fu
 
MsMarvelDuckie's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2013
Location: The bowels of Hell, Texas(otherwise known as Decatur)
Posts: 6,651
Quote:
Originally Posted by DarkFell View Post
Another O+ here.

The strange part is, for both me & my Dad both being 'The Universal Donors', neither of us can donate to our state's blood bank due to both of us (and my mother) being stationed in Germany in the early eighties & before people knew what mad cow disease was. (The base we were stationed at, got a majority of their meat products from the UK at the time.)

So, we're possible mad cow carriers too. *IDK*

Universal donor is actually O-. The positive or negative is a certain t-factor in the blood. If You are negative you have none and can donate to anyone but cannot receive from a positive. O being most common type can donate to O A B or AB. So an O+ can only donate if the person receiving is also positive. Negative has no effect on anyone.
__________________
"You IDIOTS! You've captured their STUNT doubles!" -from "Spaceballs"

"Where Science ends, magic begins." -Spiral, Uncanny X-Men #491

My various stories and fan-fics (including TMNT!!) are here:

http://z3.invisionfree.com/Mickeys_C...?showforum=188
MsMarvelDuckie is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump


All times are GMT -6. The time now is 07:29 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.