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The real question here is why this article is still even posted here?

I've seen more related articles taken down before.
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Originally Posted by Crazy9000 View Post

Realistically, this is a much better alternative. Throwing up every day is horrible for your throat/teeth due to the stomach acid.

That being said, I'm sure there's a better way to loose weight lol. Are you going to walk around with this tube always in your stomach? That doesn't sound like a great idea... If not, then you'd have to regularly put the tube back down, which seems bad too.

I did, I did it for years. The one they're showing is a Mick-Key G Tube (well not technically, but very similar)
it's more of a valve resting below your chest. At the age people would need this, you're not too concerned with how it looks at the pool or beach. It's actually very hidden. The difficult part is pulling out chunks of food through these small valves. It'll have to be a big gauge to really pull out bits of food. Feeding tubes are typically just big enough to allow in liquid diets/water. Even breaking up medication and trying to push it through the tube would clog it.
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The real question here is why this article is still even posted here?

I've seen more related articles taken down before.

Because it's technology/science news and this is the technology & science news section. Anything pushed to off topic is either actually off topic or a mistake by a moderator that doesn't know what they're doing. Chipp himself has told me this section isn't reserved for just computer-related tech & science.
    
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Because it's technology/science news and this is the technology & science news section. Anything pushed to off topic is either actually off topic or a mistake by a moderator that doesn't know what they're doing. Chipp himself has told me this section isn't reserved for just computer-related tech & science.

Oh well there was a moderator post I saw before when he/she closed the thread and said that this section was specifically only for technology and science related to computing.

I've seen a lot of cool threads shut down before.

But I'll take your word for it and quote Chipp on any other thread closing based around this idea.
post #75 of 103
Just curious, but don't stomach pumps already exist?

What makes this patent different from the pump they use in the hospital?
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Just curious, but don't stomach pumps already exist?

What makes this patent different from the pump they use in the hospital?

I think traditional hospital stomach pumps work by inserting a tube down your esophagus and pumping that way, although I could be wrong...
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Sounds like a high tech gadget for bulimics...no longer have to use your fingers.

The comment that i want to add would result in me getting banned
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also this is a waste of food..dont even get me started...

the further comment i want to add would result in an infraction
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Oh well there was a moderator post I saw before when he/she closed the thread and said that this section was specifically only for technology and science related to computing.

I've seen a lot of cool threads shut down before.

But I'll take your word for it and quote Chipp on any other thread closing based around this idea.

Even better: Take Chipp's word for it-



I've cited this a couple times when trying to get a couple threads moved back in the past. Nobody listened to me, but it's nice to have documentation anyway.
    
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