The Born Loser by Chip Sansom

The Born Loser

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  1. pouncingtiger

    pouncingtiger said, over 2 years ago

    and Gladys was the one who was “stone”-d at the time.

  2. blunebottle

    blunebottle said, over 2 years ago

    Score 1 for Gladys!

  3. Pharmakeus Ubik

    Pharmakeus Ubik GoComics PRO Member said, over 2 years ago

    But what has she done lately?

  4. whitehound

    whitehound said, over 2 years ago

    But a kidney stone is squeezing through a much narrower channel – through something about as wide as a drinking straw rather than something about as wide as a garden hose, And mothers are usually given strong pain killers from the outset, whereas kidney stones come on suddenly before you can take precautions.

  5. Bdaysuit

    Bdaysuit said, over 2 years ago

    What I want to know….who in their right mind would name their kid..Wilberforce?

  6. James McNeil

    James McNeil said, over 2 years ago

    The baby is bigger, but men don’t dilate! (And I know of a LOT of women with children that have said that for them a kidney stone was more painful than childbirth.)

  7. imnotreal2

    imnotreal2 said, over 2 years ago

    Erroneous on two counts.
    There are urinary catheters that are 10mm in diameter. (30fr) They have an opening and passage big enough to pass a relatively large kidney stone. The human urethrae is quite flexible and expandable.
    The two stones I passed weren’t done that way. The first time I was given something that let me sleep through the process. The second time I was conscious but on pain killers and peed it out into a paint filter given to me so that it could be analyzed.
    I had at least a days warning for one and several hours warning for the second.
    Being male I’m not equipped to feel the pain of childbirth but passing a kidney stone, for me, was the most painful thing to happen to me not caused by an outside force.

  8. treesareus

    treesareus said, over 2 years ago

    Women are drama queens. As an EMT, I’ve seen both child birth and kidney stones in action…kidney stones have the pain prize hands down.

  9. flagfly

    flagfly GoComics PRO Member said, over 2 years ago

    I don’t remember much pain all four times giving birth. Discomfort, yes. I’ve heard K. stones can be excruciating. Also, look what we have with a baby! Beats everything.

  10. Olongapojoe

    Olongapojoe GoComics PRO Member said, over 2 years ago

    Ahhh size of object must be compared to size of exit path. Think kidney stones are much harder to pass, than children.

  11. KEStuck

    KEStuck said, over 2 years ago

    At least you don’t have to raise a kidney stone.

  12. corpcasselbury

    corpcasselbury said, over 2 years ago

    My sister has had kidney stones, and the pain has been bad enough at times to make her physically ill.

  13. angelfiredragon

    angelfiredragon said, over 2 years ago

    if a baby had come out of the same location as a kidney stone I’d say she wins for sure.

  14. RUBBER DUCKY

    RUBBER DUCKY said, over 2 years ago

    thank you….DR.OZ panelists…..

  15. DragonRydr

    DragonRydr said, over 2 years ago

    @blunebottle

    Her “stone” came out a passage evolution designed to handle things that large, while a kidney stone is going out via a passage designed for liquids ONLY. Fail Score for Gladys.

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