The donor show!

Discussion in 'General Off-Topic Chat' started by tjas, May 30, 2007.

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Are you (going to be) a donor?

  1. Yes!

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  2. No, But I would also refuse a donor organ if I get sick.

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  3. No, But I would except a donor organ if I get sick

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  1. tjas
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    tjas The Gbatemp HRManager

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    You meight have heard from it thanks to the media hype,

    The donor show!

    When you first read this you will say wtf!! But the real reason for this show is the fact that there are way to much egocentric hypocrits that refuse to be a donor when they pass away put on the otherhand when they get sick they want to be the first on the list te get a donor organ! In the Netherlands we have a shortage of donors, every year a lot of young and older people die from several diseases, they could have been helpt but thanks to the donor shortage they could not get their organ in time.

    The main purpose of this show was to get attention for donor's. And it worked! It's being hyped everywhere, only a bit out of purportions.

    So my question is:

    Are you (going to be) a donor?
     
  2. TLSpartan

    TLSpartan Kills threads

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    I sure am. When I am dead I want doctors to harvest me
     
  3. .TakaM

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    yeah.. why not.
     
  4. Shelleeson

    Shelleeson GBAtemp Advanced Fan

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    i'm here....silly.
    although it's a way of advertising the great need for donor organs how crass.
    i've been on the organ donor register for 16 years now [​IMG] ok so i'm showing my age. [​IMG]
     
  5. tjas
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    tjas The Gbatemp HRManager

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    Haha based on the duth regulations:

    18+
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    34! [​IMG]
     
  6. Shelleeson

    Shelleeson GBAtemp Advanced Fan

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    i'm here....silly.
    [​IMG] i meant 6 [​IMG] those bloody ones.
     
  7. THeLL

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    They've got me watchting tonight!
     
  8. DjoeN

    DjoeN Captain Haddock!

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    Somewhere in this potatoland!
    Ah, well

    Here you are automatic a donor unless you go to the cityhall and requests a paper and have specific reasons why not.


    Also, i'm agains any show like that, but hé, i'm agains big brother to and especially against Temtation island (GRINGOOOO)!
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  9. tjas
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    The sad thing is that 2 people will go home with out the organ...
     
  10. jalapeno

    jalapeno GBAtemp Regular

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    I cant beleive the hype surrounding this show... i wish people would just get over the political correctness..

    ..encourages organ donation
    ..saves lives

    the positives outweigh the negatives

    the people who dont like it dont have to watch it... period

    i voted yes [​IMG]
     
  11. tjas
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    I'm totally with you on that! Even our gouverment said they would rather not see it broadcasted, but they said we can't forbid it.
     
  12. dice

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    I misread the poll [​IMG]
     
  13. FAST6191

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    tjas it was also governments that passed the DMCA, patriot act, declaration of independence (or your local equivalents) and numerous other "good" choices for laws.

    As for the matter at hand personally I do not care either way, reality shows have never interested me in the slightest (quite in fact it has so very nearly sent me on a rampage when someone insisted on talking about it for several hours: last time I take a coach and forget my headphones).

    Organ donation, if there is enough left of my body when I catch a bullet slice me up. Probably should get a card first though.
     
  14. spokenrope

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    You're wrong. Everyone will receive an organ transplant, though one of them will receive theirs before the other two because they won the contest. I will paypal you 50 dollars if both of the "losers" die because they didn't receive their transplants.

    There will be tense moments, people will cry, people will fight, etc. It will be just like all other reality TV in that regard. But people will watch thinking that actual lives hang in the balance, when in fact they do not - that would just cause too much outrage.
     
  15. Veho

    Veho The man who cried "Ni".

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    So all three contestants are compatible and can receive the kidney?

    I shall now quote myself on this one:

     
  16. tjas
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    You have good point there!
     
  17. corbs132

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    *spelling nazi* accept *spelling nazi"

    i would if i died/didn't need it anymore