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Old 09-15-2006, 10:27 AM   #1  
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Default I just performed major surgery.....

Well, there was this little cute cowboy kid that I had in my house and he just looked soooo miserable with a mustache. He ached to have it removed but the process seemed almost impossible to do. I decided I would be brave enough to undergo the procedure. So............. I sprayed my hands with Stampin' Mist to make sure they were nice and sterile. Then I layed him on my cutting mat where I made the first incision. "OUCH!!" He didn't like that so I decided he needed to be put out for this. I opened my Staz On Black pad and put it right next to him. That was enough to put him in a deep haze. I continued to made the incisions, sometimes having to tug extra hard here and there. For a second, he I thought he almost lost his nose. I just have to say that ................. the operation was a success!!! The kid is still a bit groggy and it might take him a few times being dosed in ink to feel completely normal. While he was under I also surprised him by getting rid of that silly horsie that he had to have with him at all times. The horse is doing fine, too.

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Ha ha ha! Good for a giggle!

Glad he came though okay!
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Yes, he can actually act his age now!
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I have to agree with you. I have that cute little Cowboy Kid as well, however I wish they would have left off the mustache.
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How funny. I'm glad it was a success. When do we get to see your "new" stamp??
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He has a few stitches in place on his cheeks. As soon as I finish taking those little marks out then he will be ready for exposure.

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Cant wait to see him!
I am sitting here at work laughing and people are looking at me like I am crazy...they would never understand...
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Hee hee! Glad he's coming round unscathed!
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Now Cowboy Kid and Birthday Beauty will be able to go out on a date. I surgically removed her tear from her face so she is not a blubbering baby all the time. Who wants to date a girl who cries everytime you look at her.

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This is freakin' hilarious!! Stamp surgery - who woulda thought??
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Now Cowboy Kid and Birthday Beauty will be able to go out on a date. I surgically removed her tear from her face so she is not a blubbering baby all the time. Who wants to date a girl who cries everytime you look at her.

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Now if only the Children of the Corn could have been helped (sigh!)...I'm sure they're in a better place now. A place where surprised looks, self hugs and sentences always starting with "Oh!" are quite commonplace. A place some call "charming". If you had only become a rubber doctor earlier.....
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Ya, I figured if I was going to be unmounting them I might as well get rid of some of the things I didn't want there anymore. It is VERY empowering. "Cause I'm a WOMAN!!"

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Now if only the Children of the Corn could have been helped (sigh!)...I'm sure they're in a better place now. A place where surprised looks, self hugs and sentences always starting with "Oh!" are quite commonplace. A place some call "charming". If you had only become a rubber doctor earlier.....

We have that set and it is my 8 yr old DD's favorite stamp set. She would just die if I did anything with it. I'm not even sure if she will let me unmount it. I don't want it to go down in value. You know that EVERYONE wants it!!

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lol who knew that Stazon was such a good way keep someone under.
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Those Stazon fumes, that's good stuff.
Glad Cowboy Kid survived his plastic surgery. His story will be an inspiration to thousands, no doubt! You'll have to do a follow up "where are they now?" in six months.
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My Birthday Beauty had her tear surgically removed also. I figured it was easier to draw a tear if I ever needed to, than to try and mask it off before stamping. I will have to inspect the cowboy to see if I'm a skilled enough surgeon for that.Nip/Tuck!
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LOL! Keep up the good deeds, Dr. Robyn!
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Well, straight on, Doc!

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Robyn, I am thinkin': You could have a new show:

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Do you accept out of state patients? I don’t know if I have a steady enough hand to attempt surgery by myself. I have insurance if that helps.
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I'm not taking new patients at the time but I will let you know soon. I believe I will only take CDO insurance. It has the most benefits to us skilled professionals!!

Cowboy is doing great but he does have a few marks on his cheeks. He will need a small face lift for those which should be very easy. He's a little self conscious, just as anyone is coming out of surgery. I'll give him a few days before I take pictures.

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You're killin' me!! LOL
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Will you be posting a card to show us all the improvement?
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Okay, pressures on! Now I will have to make a card on the spot with this new little guy. He is NOT perfect, like I said. There are a couple little marks on his cheek but they give him character. Now that I have instant uploads (Fanclub bonus) I will have to get right on that!!
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I can't wait to see the new and improved cowboy kid! I never did like that mustache!

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Is he ready to make his new debut?
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Here he is!! He just has one little blemish left. I had to go in and do some reconstructive surgery after he rested. Hope you like!!

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Too funny....and a skilled surgery! I have that dang cowboy and have not used him due to his mustache. I love how others have given him a sex change....it would be so much easier after your surgery. One day when I've not had too much coffee, perhaps I'll pick up the knife. Thanks for the courage booster!
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Great job on your little man! Next you'll be performing lypo-suction on the one with the big butt from Wisecracks!!!
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Love the new look of the Cowboy. He looks like a little boy should!!
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Your story was hilarious!
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This is HILARIOUS!! You are so funny. And while I do not own this set (yet), he is so dang cute with out the mustache! Glad to hear that you did the same to Birthday Beauty, they will make a super cute couple! TFS, I really needed the laugh
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I wasn't going to get the cowboy. I may have to rethink that and do some surgery too. I was wondering, I have a pair of cuticle clippers(?) that do a great job on hangnails and my thin flimsy nails that always split lengthwise. I wonder how they would work on the "-stache"...hmmmm...
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I "performed surgery" on mine last night and now he's a she!! You defintely need the tweezers to pull out what you cut though!! (I tried just using my fingernails..dumb idea on my part.. )
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