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Dopamine Dysregulation Syndrome and the Virus Genome

Post by secretnude » Thu Apr 24, 2014 3:40 am

I have a theory
as to the activity
of the Happy Zombie
Virus
that mimics the well understood
Dopamine Dysregulation Syndrome
as we look under the hood
of the Zombie Virus
Genome.

Dopamine Dysregulation Hypomania
manifest as euphoria
and impulse control disorders
like gambling,
compulsive shopping,
eating
disorders
and hypersexuality

Hypersexuality
unfortunately
helped the spread of the Zombie
Virus beyond Comedy Clubs
to various Night Clubs
and Bars.

The population of this planet has been barred
from leaving
but they aren't leaving
because they 're too happy
to be anywhere else in the Universe
and to that I'm not averse.
"Be Authentically Weird and be Weird
enough to be in a Category of One."

"It's time to shake up staid traditions
in favor of strange experimentation."

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Brains!

Post by secretnude » Thu Apr 24, 2014 3:56 am

The late stage Happy Zombie Virus
victims exhibit aggressive tendencies
and a tendency
to exhibit psychosis.

The psychosis
unfortunately
includes a desire to 'eat the brains'
of depressed
people to rebalance their Happy
Zombie
Brain
Chemistry.

I am a depressive
person who shuns chill
pills
as they make me feel really ill.

I have killed
or disabled many Happy Zombies
as these Zombies
aren't as hard to kill
as the traditional
fictional
Zombies.

The Happy Zombies
are stronger
and faster
than us depressive
types but these Happy
Zombies
aren't able to think as well
since they are really very unwell.
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enough to be in a Category of One."

"It's time to shake up staid traditions
in favor of strange experimentation."

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A normal and depressive post apocalyptic life

Post by secretnude » Thu Apr 24, 2014 4:33 am

My depressive friend
met his end
when he was unfortunately
cornered by a Happy Zombie
that asked why he wasn't happy.

He tried to fake
some cheer for his sake
so that he could walk away
to live for another day.

The Zombie
smelled
his deception and gave him hell
as with a quick
karate chop
to his head.

He quickly
dropped
and I felt he will soon be dead
with an open head.

The Zombie Mob
did rob
my friend Bob
of his life.

Bob's wife
became depressed that enabled Bob's wife
to live a normal post apocalyptic life.
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enough to be in a Category of One."

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Ends justifying the means, which means a lot of cying

Post by secretnude » Thu Apr 24, 2014 7:05 am

We had
to make the population of this planet sad
really bad
to secure
a temporary cure
to the Happy
Zombie
Virus and we hope that the temporarily cured
will go to our Zombie
Treatment Centers
to be given downers
to prolong the frown
that
will keep the viral load down.

We identified a population of Zombies
that
we were willing to sacrifice with a bad
'Terrorist Attack'
that
made the entire planetary population sad
and quite mad
at our Tactless
Terror Tactics.

However, our Tactless
Terror Tactics
did work a bit
even if our reputation took a big hit.
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Doing things that are just madness with ethical badness.

Post by secretnude » Thu Apr 24, 2014 7:56 am

We hit
the Happy Zombie
Virus bit
Planetary Central Business District
with a biological weapon that strictly
killed only Happy Zombies.

Our sad
and depressed
troops didn't repress
tears at the loss
of so many
happy
people that we can't gloss
over as their brain backups were corrupted
when their lives were interrupted
by the Happy Zombie
Virus.

While we don't have a permanent cure,
we can secure
controlled levels of the Virus in the Blood
in the people in whom sadness
does flood
to fight the happy madness
with doing
things
that are just plain madness
with ethical badness.

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We rather be a Happy Zombie than a Sad Human

Post by secretnude » Thu Apr 24, 2014 8:12 am

A few former Happy Zombies
in a Happy Zombie
Treatment
Center escaped what the former Zombies
considered maltreatment
that was just part of our Medical Treatment
to keep them sad
to keep them from going happy
and mad.

The former Happy Zombies
said they wanted to be happy
in a paper note.

I think I will have to vote
to kill these escapees
before they become happy
and turn back into Happy Zombies.

I made a mental note
to increase the security
around our Zombie Treatment Centers
that will now be more like Detention
Centers
to improve former Zombie Retention.
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A clear head with the sad keeping out the happily mad.

Post by secretnude » Thu Apr 24, 2014 8:31 am

The secured
and cured
Planetary Central Business District
is a sad
and gloomy place.

We have so many dead faces
after our quite bad
Tactless
Terror Tactic
we inflicted
to an entire
planetary population
since the Happy Zombie
situation
was quite dire.

We have an entire planet
that we didn't entirely get
cleared of Happy Zombies
that are quite friendly
and nice
unless you are a depressive
and the impressively
fast Zombie
will put you on ice.

I told my staff to remember the dead
to be able to keep
a clear head
with the sad
keeping
out the mad.

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The Happy and Healthy Psychotic Zombies

Post by secretnude » Thu Apr 24, 2014 11:01 am

strawman wrote:I believe you're onto something, Mr. Secret.
Vampires have been rehabbed and mainstreamed, but zombies are still pretty much zombies.
...
The world needs to mainstream Zombies, so it can move on to Banshees.
My Happy Zombies aren't decomposed
and I propose
that they get healthier
and happier
then psychotic like the Joker
without the deformities or the makeup.

Batman has a depressive makeup
and would be immune to the Happy
Zombie Virus.

Dopamine
Dysregulation
Syndrome is a side effect of my medication
in rare cases since Bromocriptine
acts like Dopamine
or in the medical literature is called
a dopamine agonist
as I recall.

I think
that taking such a Pituitary Tumor
medication with a strange sense of humor
does stink.

Happiness can be a strange pill
that can make you really very ill.
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enough to be in a Category of One."

"It's time to shake up staid traditions
in favor of strange experimentation."

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Post by strawman » Thu Apr 24, 2014 11:18 am

Would you eat a Zombieburger, made with two raw beef patties, special sauce, lettuce, cheese, pickles, onions on a sesame seed bun?
Never judge anyone until you have biopsied their brain.

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Hoping for an Independence Day

Post by secretnude » Thu Apr 24, 2014 11:22 am

I hope to be off the pills
that can make me ill
sometime in July and maybe on the fourth
if my Doctor and I
find that my MRI
is still free
of the
Pituitary
Tumor and I do best
my blood tests.

I maybe
already
a drug dependent
as withdrawal symptoms from my drug
are well documented
but my dependency
isn't of choice.

I always do voice
the option to go cold
only to be told
by
my
Doctor to stay
on the drug
for another set of days
that hath extended to years
and going cold, I fear.
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enough to be in a Category of One."

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I will take the regular burger and not a Soylent burger

Post by secretnude » Thu Apr 24, 2014 11:44 am

strawman wrote:Would you eat a Zombieburger, made with two raw beef patties, special sauce, lettuce, cheese, pickles, onions on a sesame seed bun?
I'm pretty
mentally
stable
aside from the occasional depression
that I'm able
to sometimes repress
and hence, I will express
that I will not eat a ZombieBurger
and I rather go with a regular burger.

The only noticeable
side effects of the pill
aside from dizzy spells
which isn't well
is a bit of hypersexuality
which is a reason to celebrate
for someone who had gone celibate
and depressingly
repressed
his sexuality
his entire life due
to
low Testosterone.

My low Testosterone
is quite fixed
but I'm still a male virgin
but a very horny and quite old male virgin.
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enough to be in a Category of One."

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At least the Happy Zombies we killed died very happy

Post by secretnude » Thu Apr 24, 2014 12:29 pm

We cordoned off the Planetary
Central Business District
with strict
guidelines to voluntary
immigration
to prevent the reintroduction
of the Zombie infection.

This planet
maybe
the Happiest Planet
in the Galaxy
except for the Capital City
which we now control
as the rest of the planet
hold parties that are out of control.

The Capital City
is a gloomy and dark
place filled with such stark
reminders of the action
we took in reaction
to the Zombie
Infestation.

We dug mass graves
for the dead Zombies
but at least the Virus gave
the Zombies
happiness
and the Zombies
died happy.

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Running out of medical downers is a big downer

Post by secretnude » Thu Apr 24, 2014 2:00 pm

We rejected some immigrants
after we noticed that
the immigrants
were too happy.

The Happy Zombie
Virus is hard to suppress
in people that
aren't depressed
and we are running out
of depressants
without a doubt.

I was surprised that
the rejected immigrants
were happy
with our decision.

Our decision
was right
in hindsight
as these immigrants
are definitely
in the early
stages of the Happy
Zombie
Virus infection
on reflection.

We let in the depressed
people
and tried to make the happy
people
depressed.

Our work is an unhappy
task
that can be too much for anyone to ask.
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We want our Zombie TV!

Post by secretnude » Thu Apr 24, 2014 2:27 pm

Due
to
a shortage of depressants, we had
to sadly
let some happy
people out of our sad
Planetary
Capital City
on a Planet
that is happily
mad
due to a bad
Happy Zombie
Virus epidemic
that had gone pandemic.

Our City
defences are a bit anaemic
against a Happy
Zombie Horde
if the Zombie Hordes
do get bored.

We needed to distract
the Zombies
so that they don't attack.

We created an all day
and all night
Zombie
Television to keep the Zombies
distracted and happy.

The Zombies
were happy
with ZombieTV
since the ratings were high, you see.

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Re: I will take the regular burger and not a Soylent burger

Post by strawman » Thu Apr 24, 2014 3:05 pm

secretnude wrote: My low Testosterone
is quite fixed
but I'm still a male virgin
but a very horny and quite old male virgin.
I wonder if Kickstarter would work for this?
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Hit the ground crawling

Post by secretnude » Thu Apr 24, 2014 3:21 pm

I heard of born leaders
and those who are born to be writers
but the genetics lab
WonderLabs
had taken this to the wonderfully
literal conclusion
with the collusion
of posthuman parents
that apparently
couldn't wait for their WonderBabies
to do wonders.

The newborn writer
wrote so much
such
that this WonderBaby
became a meme.

Also trending
as a meme
was the born leader
that took over
the leadership
of his parents' company in his diapers
but the born
writer preferred to be shorn
of any item of clothing
and had an extreme loathing
for even wearing
a baby diaper.

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This is crazy, our CEO is a WonderBaby!

Post by secretnude » Fri Apr 25, 2014 12:38 am

WonderLabs
had strangely decided the fates
of some WonderBabies
at birth and that thought, I hate.

Being
a sentient being
born with an identity
and a destiny
is a double
edged sword that could be
trouble
for the individual
and society
due to loss of individuality
with a prebaked personality.

Nobody
in this family
run corporation
expected to have a WonderBaby
as a CEO
since there was competition
for the CEO
position.

Even if it was a corporate tradition
to hand over the CEO
position to a blood relative,
the relative
inexperience of a WonderBaby
is indeed a giant maybe.

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The Born Identities

Post by secretnude » Fri Apr 25, 2014 1:06 am

I think that WonderLabs
with the free market is creating
Human Caste systems
with their system
of creating
specialized WonderBabies
if there is sufficient market demand
as if by command.

Humanity
or Posthumanity
already has a Soldier Caste
and they are creating a Leader Caste
and an Artist Caste.

The Human
body is too general
in general
to be good at anything
and it would be nice to bring
the tools that we bring
via tool belts or pockets
into Body Extensibility Sockets
that the Plumber and Electrician Caste
now do ask
for a competitive advantage
in the Posthuman age.

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I am a Modular Man

Post by secretnude » Fri Apr 25, 2014 1:26 am

Some Posthumans
hated the idea of living with a fixed
body and they fixed
that with the Modular Body.

The Modular Body
meant that the Brain or CPU is a Module
that could be hot
swapped into another body
if you are not
happy
with your current configuration
but this ability
is limited to certain generations.

You can be fat today and thin tomorrow
without the dieting sorrow
and enjoy many body types
and that isn't just hype
since a body
can now be
like a Lego Minifig,
that I figure
we can swap parts
like it was body
art.

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Thank you for your years of service...

Post by secretnude » Fri Apr 25, 2014 4:31 am

The giant maybe
of the effectivity
of a CEO WonderBaby
was answered the next day
when the secretary did say
that the WonderBaby
wanted a reorganization
of this organization.

This family
owned company
makes baby
food.

The WonderBaby
CEO
said that their products
were no good
and the new CEO
was in a very bad mood.

I was called by the WonderBaby
CEO
as the Head
of Product
Development and the WonderBaby
muttered the words,
"You're fired"
as he apparently hired
a Food Chemist WonderBaby
to replace me
with customized taste buds
as my taste buds
may already be duds.

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