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Old 05-27-2013, 03:54 AM   #257
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I went to Fiji and stayed in the Sheraton for my 25th wedding anniversary.

Day 1, wife buys me a rum based beverage and I go to swim across resort "adults only" pool to collect same.....knee dislocates.

Old injury that my grunt days didn't help. I twisted it and wiggled it and it appeared to go back in, full range of movement, can't stand on leg.

Torn anterior cruciate and soft tissue damage.

6 weeks until my Cape York bike trip.

My lucky streak is running red hot.

I can spend $1000 on MRI's and then another $6000 on a rec....or I can buy a pair of Asterix knee braces and just harden the fuck up.

Worst case....I'll wreck my knee. I don't see a down side.
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