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(Reuters)   Projectile vomiting machine nicknamed "Vomiting Larry" helps scientists study norovirus, gives emetophiliacs something to put on their Christmas lists   ( reuters.com) divider line
    More: Strange, norovirus, virology, vomiting, Health Protection Agency, antiviral drugs, Photo caption, disinfectants  
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2013-01-02 09:59:45 AM  
I would've named the machine "Chuck."
2013-01-02 10:50:06 AM  
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2013-01-02 10:54:58 AM  

xanadian: I would've named the machine "Chuck."

Why not "Ralph"?
2013-01-02 11:17:47 AM  
I think I played Vomiting Larry on my Commodore 64.
2013-01-02 11:30:54 AM  
2013-01-02 11:40:50 AM  
shoulda been "Norman," with a female version named "Vicky."

/too obscure?
2013-01-02 11:55:04 AM  
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Davie 'Lard-ass' Hogan approves.
2013-01-02 12:06:59 PM  
I had to google emetophiliac. There are some weird mother farkers out there.
2013-01-02 12:07:43 PM  
Combine this device with a Real Doll and you'd make some people very, very happy.

What the hell is wrong with me? Normal people don't think these things.
2013-01-02 12:08:19 PM  
I think I've had that. Or... it was *some* horrible illness that struck me down for 7 days and basically opened up both ends of my body. I lived on gatorade and saltines.
2013-01-02 12:08:37 PM  
Couldn't find a video on subby's link (I might be a tard), so here's one on youtube. Skip to 2:45 to see Vomiting Larry in action.
2013-01-02 12:16:25 PM  
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2013-01-02 12:17:27 PM  
Does it feed them a Cheeto them vomit on them?
2013-01-02 12:41:13 PM  

xanadian: I would've named the machine "Chuck."

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2013-01-02 01:15:54 PM  
I learned I new word today. I'm going to have to find a way to work 'emetophiliac' into every conversation.

Should be good times.
2013-01-02 01:32:07 PM  

Gag reflex bit
2013-01-02 01:55:11 PM  
About 40% of my office got infected with norovirus at a staff luncheon last year, myself included. Between that and having a mouthful of stitches from some dental surgery that week, I was in utter apocalyptic hell for 3-4 days.
2013-01-02 03:27:59 PM  
It's waffer theen.
2013-01-02 05:20:49 PM  
.. and Jeff Levy rejoices!
2013-01-02 09:39:16 PM  
I'm not an Emetophiliac, but for a while I was an Emophilipsiac.

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