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Do you donate blood?

Discussion in 'Archive: Census and Games' started by Mar17swgirl, Sep 10, 2006.

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Do you donate blood?

Poll closed Mar 24, 2012.
  1. Yes, regularly (1 to 3 times a year).

    12.4%
  2. Yes, I've donated blood a couple of times.

    15.7%
  3. I've only donated blood once.

    7.4%
  4. No, but I plan to donate some in the future.

    23.1%
  5. No, because my blood is not suitable for transfusion.

    17.4%
  6. No, I'm not interested in donating blood.

    24.0%
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  1. Ani_Lover

    Ani_Lover Jedi Master star 4

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    Dec 15, 2005
    Never have. I like to avoid needles. [face_worried]
     
  2. obiwankenobilover

    obiwankenobilover Jedi Master star 5

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    Mar 15, 2003
    Yes, regularly.
     
  3. solojones

    solojones Chosen One star 9

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    Sep 27, 2000
    I chose "not suitable for transfusion". I'm not sure if that's entirely accurate, but I am on anti-seizure medication and I'm hypoglycemic. I'd really like to donate blood but I don't know if I can because of that.

    Also, because of my hypoglycemia (and vagal response), I pass out when they draw blood samples. I don't know if my system could survive whole units.


    [hl=darkred]-sj loves kevin spacey[/hl]
     
  4. Earwen_Lightrider

    Earwen_Lightrider Former RSA & Spokantina CR star 6 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

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    Jan 17, 2004
    No - I pass out at the sight of blood :(
     
  5. Sniper_Wolf

    Sniper_Wolf Jedi Grand Master star 4

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    Nov 26, 2002
    No, bisexuals are defered from donating blood.
     
  6. Roain_Xantos

    Roain_Xantos Jedi Padawan star 4

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    Jan 21, 2005
    no for four reasons
    -i have an iron deficiency
    -i'm afraid of needles...[face_worried]
    -i'm too young
    -i don't weigh enough

    ~*Roain <><

    EDIT: i also take a substantial amount of flak about the fact that i don't and probably never will...
     
  7. Rouge77

    Rouge77 Jedi Knight star 5

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    May 11, 2005
    No, but I plan to donate some in the future.
     
  8. crash_slayer

    crash_slayer Jedi Youngling star 3

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    Oct 13, 2005
    No i haven't but i do want to. But i think i need to be a year older before i can do that. Either way when i'm old enough to do so i certainly will. [face_peace]
     
  9. __Vader__

    __Vader__ Jedi Knight star 3

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    May 23, 2005
    I'm too young, but I wouldn't mind when i'm older.
     
  10. Penguinator

    Penguinator RPF Modinator and Batmanager star 6 Staff Member Manager

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    May 23, 2005
    If the donation age in Canada is 17, then I will be soon.
     
  11. Teegirloo

    Teegirloo Jedi Master star 6

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    May 26, 2005
    Not interested at all.
     
  12. Tyi-Maet_Nefer

    Tyi-Maet_Nefer Jedi Master star 6

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    Jun 17, 2005
    Hmmmmmmmmmm :D
     
  13. The Loyal Imperial

    The Loyal Imperial Manager Emeritus star 6 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

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    Nov 19, 2007
    No, I'm not interested in donating blood.
     
  14. NYCitygurl

    NYCitygurl Manager Emeritus star 9 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

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    Jul 20, 2002
    Probably not; needles freak me out.
     
  15. Skiara

    Skiara ~• Manager WNU •~ ~• RSA FFC •~ star 10 Staff Member Manager

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    Nov 5, 2002
    Yep, regularly, but sometimes I get ill right before I can go again, it's not up to four times a year, which would be the maximum in Germany.
     
  16. JediFarfy

    JediFarfy Jedi Master star 4

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    Nov 2, 2000
    I can't, unfortunately. I'm anemic, which means I can't. I would though. My dad's donated for years (he's O-).

    JF
     
  17. DarthIshtar

    DarthIshtar Jedi Grand Master star 9

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    Mar 26, 2001
    I last donated in June and can do it again in August. I think it's such a rewarding thing.
     
  18. The_Face

    The_Face Ex-Manager star 5 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

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    Feb 22, 2003
    A couple times. I just did yesterday, in fact.
     
  19. Lady Belligerent

    Lady Belligerent • WNU Adoptions Coordinator• star 7 VIP - Game Host

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    Jan 29, 2008
    More than 3 times a year! In the US you can donate platelets every 7 days and I try
    and go as often as I am able. Packed red cells it's a few weeks in between donations so I don't do those as much.
     
  20. Raja_Io

    Raja_Io Jedi Master star 4

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    Aug 28, 2005
    I've been rejected every time I tried, due to high blood pressure, low iron and flu. But I'll keep on trying. Someday I'll break them.
     
  21. BultarSwan

    BultarSwan Founder: Grand Rapids, MI FF star 10

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    Jul 5, 2003
    I've donated a few times but the last two times I was lightheaded and dizzy. The floor is your friend. :p
     
  22. Onoto

    Onoto Jedi Knight star 5

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    Oct 7, 2004
    This.
     
  23. DarthIshtar

    DarthIshtar Jedi Grand Master star 9

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    Mar 26, 2001
    I've been rejected a few times because of anemia, but I just have to eat right on the day of the donation and I can pull it off.

    What disappoints me is that there's a blood drive for the release of Stephenie Meyer's Breaking Dawn and it's 5 days before I can donate blood again.
     
  24. Jturtle

    Jturtle Jedi Padawan star 4

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    Jun 9, 2006
    No but I plan to in the future.
     
  25. path-seeker

    path-seeker Jedi Padawan star 4

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    May 1, 2008
    I tend to pass out, so I've avoided giving blood.
     
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