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    [–] Marmalade is becoming an expert at jumping into his pouch LemmeSplainIt 2 points ago in aww

    The most common disease you'll get from this situation is pinkeye, which most people wouldn't even attribute to the dog. And while pinkeye is super gross and highly annoying, it is also highly treatable and non-life-threatening.

    [–] Are colourblind people less likely to get a seizure from rapidly flashing colours? LemmeSplainIt 1 points ago in AskScienceDiscussion

    As a colorblind person, just because I can't see a color doesn't mean I won't see light. For instance, if there is a red, a purple, a blue, and an orange light all flashing, I'll see a dark blackish, 2 blue, and 1 greenish light still flashing, just none of the red pigments.

    [–] How do you deal with ingredients you cannot eat as a chef? LemmeSplainIt 3 points ago in AskCulinary

    No, with steak you can just smell the sear, which, in fairness, does mean it's safe to eat if you have well sourced meat. But to know rare to medium rare you have to actually feel the meat with your fingers or use a probe.

    [–] How do Americans in places where weed is legal get weed? LemmeSplainIt 21 points ago in AskAnAmerican

    That is not true in a lot of places anymore, at least half the dispensaries near me now take card.

    [–] How do you deal with ingredients you cannot eat as a chef? LemmeSplainIt 9 points ago in AskCulinary

    That's not entirely true, many chemical reactions only happen once things reach certain temperatures, and many of these reactions give off distinctive smells. For example, when you bake cookies a lot, you eventually don't need a timer, the smell of maillard reactions and caramelization are both distinctive enough to give you an idea when they've reached the right temp.

    [–] Three Questions on the Government Shutdown LemmeSplainIt 1 points ago in NeutralPolitics

    Did you read his sources in the context of the discussion? They made no sense and only one was semi-relevant to the point OP was using it for. What I said was kind reminder to source with actual sources. Read the context.

    [–] San Juan Forest, Colorado. [OC][4626x2490] LemmeSplainIt 3 points ago in EarthPorn

    As a chemist, yes, that can be how it works. Most salts will lower the freezing point, an effect called freezing point depression.

    [–] Three Questions on the Government Shutdown LemmeSplainIt 1 points ago in NeutralPolitics

    Mods are bugging and not reading context, if you want to continue the lesson you can PM me.

    [–] Three Questions on the Government Shutdown LemmeSplainIt 1 points ago in NeutralPolitics

    Brexit still isn't enacted, just threatened, and the sentiment is what has caused the problems, including the stock market dips. But yes, that sentiment was very much alive in 2012, with many saying the PM was being too weak about it already.

    [–] Three Questions on the Government Shutdown LemmeSplainIt 1 points ago in NeutralPolitics

    You have to post sources with relevant information to argue first, none of what you linked was related to what we were talking about or proved any relevant point.

    You missing what averages mean and do. And no matter what statistic you want to take, the US is not special and not alone. Do we have the exact same stats as another country? No, no country does, that's not how math and science works, we work with what we have, and that's what the WHO report did and already accounted for, and they found us to be 37th in the world in efficiency. You aren't raising any points or supporting evidence and every argument you've tried to make is already covered in the links I've posted. Stop being dense and read, don't make excuses for your previously held position and instead look at the freaking data. You are sourcing Japanese gut health to argue population differences, I mean ffs dude. Those differences have been accounted for in the reports.

    And the doctors leaving the UK is a unique problem to the UK and largely due to Brexit which was self inflicted. Brexit stops doctors from the freedom of traveling and practicing which is a huge turnoff and something anti-leavers warned about.

    [–] Three Questions on the Government Shutdown LemmeSplainIt 1 points ago in NeutralPolitics

    Friend, for starters, please find better and more relevant sources, that was just atrocious. Your Japanese link proves my point, it's about averages, and worldwide averages no matter the country are about 40% lower than ours at least. And your anecdotal video is true for many many countries around the world, especially some African nations where obesity is a symbol of wealth. The US is not special, we don't have the worst of any subset of population and are on a whole younger as well which should make is even more cheaper, not more expensive, as age is often the biggest predictor of cost.

    As far as your rural hypothesis, we are not the least population dense country, Finland, Sweden, Canada, Australia, and Russia notably all have lower costs, universal healthcare, better health outcomes, and lower population density. And before you go thinking those aren't appropriate size comparisons, remember, maps our projections, this is the size of Australia relative to the US.

    And oh good! You agree doctor burnout is a problem and we need to do something about it. Now, while every job has burnout, especially hard or customer service related jobs (see construction and food service employee retention and satisfaction rates), it is important to see what doctors where are doing the best in the system they have. And looking at the UK, they do have a problem, with between 30-40% experiencing burnout symptoms according to a recent study. That seems like a stupid high number, surely universal healthcare has overloaded the doctors causing such high rates, and our doctors our better paid so ours must be lower, right? Except, we find the US is over 54% experiencing burnout now, maybe we should make the switch as that seems to be better at this point, what do you say?

    [–] Three Questions on the Government Shutdown LemmeSplainIt 1 points ago in NeutralPolitics

    I haven't watched the video, but I will reply to some parts of your longer comment (I'm on mobile so only a couple parts). As far as comparing different countries like UK to US and saying oh they have different ethnic makeup, obesity rate, whatever, let me ask you this, if we have some populations that are more expensive than others, surely they would be expensive in their own country as well right?

    So it stands to reason that no matter what country someone comes from, you could take a spending average for that population, multiply it by the percent of our population that is that from that country, and get a reasonable amount of what that person will require for healthcare. Why then, do we have we spend more than every other country even per capita? The sum of the averages for all the parts should not equal 140% the whole of the most expensive part, it just doesn't add up. We spend a ridiculous amount more per person, even adjusting for ethnicity and socioeconomic factors, and we aren't the most obese country so we can't even blame that. This is besides the fact that not everyone in the US has healthcare coverage despite the insane spending, while most other wealthy countries have universal coverage and everyone of them spends less. Even a famous conservative think tank funded a study finding it would be cheaper overall to go universal like many other countries than to keep the status quo. And as far as healthcare outcomes per money spent, we weren't even in the top 30. There is no defending our current system. If you want me to explain some reasons why it had failed, I'd be happy to.

    [–] Which female beauty trends do you love and hope sticks around? LemmeSplainIt 0 points ago in AskMen

    Looks like Detroit is likely the culprit though their most obese county is just north west of Detroit (39%, jesus christ). On a semi related note, my city was the most healthy on the list! Go Portland!

    [–] A man with Down syndrome going to the first job interview of his life. LemmeSplainIt 2 points ago in pics

    And they are almost all so damn positive and happy when you are nice to them that it's really hard to get annoyed.

    [–] Which female beauty trends do you love and hope sticks around? LemmeSplainIt 26 points ago in AskMen

    Nah, it's gotten a lot worse even since the turn of the century. This is % of citizens obese over time (white is no data which is misleading at the beginning but doesn't take away from what the data trend shows).

    [–] Married Men of Reddit - What one thing could your wife do that would instantly make you happier in your marriage? LemmeSplainIt 0 points ago in AskMen

    Oh 100%, I'm guilty of that too, for me, it's largely the tone in which my wife says it as well as whether or not she is right. In your case, if it was something I normally did anyways and you said that I would be a bit irked, but if it is something I forget constantly (which I am known to do) then I'll receive it much better and just say "yup" or "thanks for reminding me".

    [–] Married Men of Reddit - What one thing could your wife do that would instantly make you happier in your marriage? LemmeSplainIt 0 points ago in AskMen

    Right, but when the lesson involves cooking and potential food poisoning, I kinda don't want to be on the receiving end of that lesson. I do need to try to be more hands off in some areas, but health/safety are a different story for me.

    [–] Married Men of Reddit - What one thing could your wife do that would instantly make you happier in your marriage? LemmeSplainIt 53 points ago in AskMen

    Understand that when I give her advise I am not putting her down, calling her stupid, or think she is incapable of doing it. I have just made whatever mistake she is about to make before and want to stop her from making it. I really just want to help. There is zero judgement on my end, just listen when I give advice.

    [–] Tell us about your crush. Why do you like them? LemmeSplainIt 2 points ago in AskReddit

    Don't try to make it awkward or pushy, state it as a fact and as if it wasn't really that important. As in, "hey, just so you're aware, I have been thinking it would be nice to have a romantic relationship with you since we really seem to do well together, no pressure or anything and I get it if you aren't wanting that at the moment and you don't have to reply to this, I just wanted to make my thoughts known in case you felt the same. Anyways, want to go do x?" (x can be an activity you both enjoy, or sex, depending on how his reaction to what you say is looking). Then drop it like its no big deal. Let him do with that information what he pleases without feeling pressured, you will get the best possible outcome that way no matter whether or not he is ready to take things further.