Genius Parents Are Organizing ‘Pox Parties’ on Facebook

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    Genius Parents Are Organizing 'Pox Parties' on Facebook

    Isn't there a law against this?
     
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    My dad never bought into that ( those parties were normal in the fifties-sixties) so I didn't get polloPox until my twenties. Damn near killed me and left me sterile ( tank Gawd).
    I think there certainly is a better way than through the mail but murkinz will be murkinz.
    I'd also say people on MySpace and Facebook will be the first to disappear once the culling begins.
     
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    if there's not, there should be. it's medical neglect.

    i remember when i was little, people would put their kids in the bath together when one got chicken pox so the second kid would get it, too. that way they'd be done with it all at once. but it's kind of bizarre in this day and age.

    i didn't think people did that stuff anymore, particularly when we have varicella vaccines.

    nutters.
     
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    It made good sense to get your young kid infected with chickenpox or measles before there were vaccinations for it.
     
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    douger honey, its mumps that leave a man sterile ...not chicken poxs....

    i have never had the mumps.....i dont live in fear of it...

    i would never expose a child to chicken pox on purpose.....it leaves one open for shingles
     
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    There is no law against Stupidity. Which is unfortunate.

    chicken pox leads to shingles and such in later life.
    Get vaccinated!
     
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    Prosecutor to parents: Mailing chickenpox virus is illegal | syracuse.com
     
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    something we agree on

    who knew?
     
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    this was pretty common when i was a kid.

    so were pteradactyls
     
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    My parents and their friends would put us in a pit with the pteradactyls so we could get the experience to slay them later in life. The kids that didn't make it probably would have succumbed to the measles anyway.
     
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