[Haskell-cafe] Health effects

Brandon S. Allbery KF8NH allbery at ece.cmu.edu
Fri Oct 3 19:38:49 EDT 2008

On 2008 Oct 3, at 15:50, Andrew Coppin wrote:
> Paul Johnson wrote:
>> Andrew Coppin wrote:
>>> Oh, no. The entire bar is 2 Kg, I wasn't actually planning to eat  
>>> the whole thing! o_O My god, my pancreas would explode or  
>>> something...
>> My Dad once ate two bars of dark cooking chocolate.  He said he got  
>> some odd visual distortions; flickering auras around things, and  
>> size distortions where small things looked big and big things  
>> looked small.
> headaches). I suffer no such symptoms that I'm aware of. Never have.  
> (But then, people tell me they get a "lift" from caffine, and I find  
> no such effect. Nor do I have severe withdrawal symptoms when I stop  
> taking it.)

I resemble that.  In fact, I have to be careful with caffeine because  
I won't notice how much I've had until I start having heart  
palpitations, odd joint aches, and other signs of caffeine overdose.

> In other news... apparently chocolate is leathaly toxic to dogs.  
> Random.

And cats.  Theobromine is fun stuff, as I said.

brandon s. allbery [solaris,freebsd,perl,pugs,haskell] allbery at kf8nh.com
system administrator [openafs,heimdal,too many hats] allbery at ece.cmu.edu
electrical and computer engineering, carnegie mellon university    KF8NH

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