Max Headroom 5'

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  1. Soul Tramp

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    Sunday my wife was collecting yard paraphernalia for me to store in the basement in preparation for winter. Houses next to a lake generally have crawlspaces, but we have a partial basement with about 5' of headroom. Not paying attention I didn't bend over enough and whacked the top of my head into a beam, and I moving fast and hit HARD. Thought I was going to pass out. My neck made a huge cracking sound. I had to collect myself for a moment to be sure I didn't pass out and had instant thought of people breaking their neck diving into a shallow pool. The cracking sound was terrifying!

    Once I was convinced I was conscious, not paralyzed, and the blood wasn't life threatening, something amazing happened. I realized I could move my head around without any neck pain (something chronic I suffer from). It's unbelievable. The pain is gone!

    Sometimes my wife will walk on my back as part of a massage. It feels good and does seem to help. She offers to crack my neck by twisting my head but I always refuse as it scares the hell out of me. Guess I'll reconsider.
     
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    glad your ok !!
     
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    I'm glad you are ok. I'd advise against letting anyone crack your neck for you.
     
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    I have had a similar thing happen. took a fall and right after I noticed my back no longer hurt the way it did before. unfortunately it came back a few days later and it was much worse.
     
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    Agreed. But if she breaks my neck I can't think of a better way to go.
     
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    I thought you were talking about one of your amps.
     
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    I suspect the pain will return. But it's wonderful to be without pain, if but for a few days.
     
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    Imagine your wife trying to explain it to the police.
     
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    I think the only one that stays clean above 5 is the Havoc. That thing is scary! Makes a Twin Reverb sound like a Champ.
     
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    I call BS! I whack my head off of everything when I'm crawling through houses. My neck is killing me and has for twenty years. Can I try your beam? :)
     
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    My dad built the family lake cabin scaled to his height. I'm about an inch and a half taller than he is. Every time I visit the lake, I find the rafters. *THWACK!!!!* tweety birds.
     
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    Can't tell you the number of times I've whacked into the damn things. But never with the kinetic energy of yesterday.
     
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    The broken back won't be the half of it, how about all those rags stuffed in his mouth?
     
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    :rofl::rofl:

    And a chopstick through the ear to the brain.
     
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