The 12th Invest in ME Research Conference June, 2017, Part 2
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Igive turnip video...

Discussion in 'Action Alerts and Advocacy' started by Tony, Nov 5, 2010.

  1. Tony

    Tony Still working on it all..

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    Moving on from the other igive thread...Sasha's 'voting for a turnip video' idea...:)

    I'm sticking with the important thing here...turnips! Well, it could represent us...you can't see the veg unless you pull it out of the ground just like ME/CFS needs investigaton to see the real thing. It looks just like another plant (healthy folk)....just musing...its a quirky idea at least...:) The igive competition did ask for a short fun video...so I'm now officially crazy for turnips!

    Who'd like to put together a 2 minute video?...turnips optional. All vegies welcome (represents how some feel at times anyway, vegetative state). I'd vote for it and vote often...:)

    There seem to be only 32 videos up as yet....so if whoever has the ability to make a video enters it we still get $50 for being in the first 100.

    I invite you all to my place for a turnip based dinner so long as you Vote 1 Turnips! (or anything else we can get 2 mins of video of....)
     
  2. L'engle

    L'engle moogle

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    Well, I for one feel like a turnip today. I think I'll go burrow back underground for a bit. I'd vote for a turnip video, yes I would.
     
  3. leaves

    leaves Senior Member

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    Im totally in ! :)
     
  4. frenchtulip

    frenchtulip Senior Member

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    Catchy idea

    In my experience, people generally look condescendingly at the lowly turnip. A catchy turnip video would be the perfect way to represent the attitude that many people have toward ME/CFS.
     
  5. Sasha

    Sasha Fine, thank you

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    Yup, there is a PWC = turnip angle there that I hadn't thought of! Vegetating, definitely...
     
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    citybug Senior Member

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    The video is really cute, and has supporting star Mr. Potato Head.
     
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    alex3619 Senior Member

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    Hi, There is another reason to vote if supporting Phoenix Rising isn't enough. This brings attention to our cause, and may help spread a little more understanding in the community. Bye, Alex
     
  8. Sasha

    Sasha Fine, thank you

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    Yes, and people may start to wonder why we are having to compete with dogs' homes for funding! :eek:
     
  9. alex3619

    alex3619 Senior Member

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    :eek: Indeed!
     
  10. Dolphin

    Dolphin Senior Member

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    As I mentioned in another thread, people can have a sig till the end of November plugging the vote around PR. Go forth and convert! :D
    I know people may think this didn't need to be said explicitly but some people don't read sigs (but some do or do occasionally).
     

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