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Are You Insane By Late 1800s Standards?

Anonymous
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I was looking up some abandoned haunted places and came across one called the Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum. There is a list from the late 1800s as to what was considered bad enough to get admitted to the asylum. They must of had a thing against  masturbation since its listed at least 5 times. Also what the hell qualifies as woman trouble to be called insane?

Posted by Anonymous on Sep. 20, 2013 at 11:32 AM
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Anonymous
by Anonymous 1 - Original Poster on Sep. 20, 2013 at 11:35 AM

BUMP!

Anonymous
by Anonymous 2 on Sep. 20, 2013 at 11:37 AM
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Masturbation is the reason circumcision was started in America.
ame85
by Chemistry cat on Sep. 20, 2013 at 11:37 AM
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Political excitement should still be reason for admission. As well as egotism.
LogansMommy0328
by Silver Member on Sep. 20, 2013 at 11:38 AM
Guess I would have been thrown in there!
olliesmommy2
by Metal Awareness on Sep. 20, 2013 at 11:38 AM
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What the hell DIDN'T make you crazy back then? This list is nuts. Novel reading? Oh and yes, I'm super crazy according to this list.
Anonymous
by Anonymous 3 on Sep. 20, 2013 at 11:38 AM
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They considered PMS symptoms to be insanity.

I would definitely be considered crazy by their standards.
KelliansMom
by Platinum Member on Sep. 20, 2013 at 11:39 AM
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And many women would go to the doctor for Hysteria treatments .....which is why we have the vibrator today.
robibuni
by Platinum Member on Sep. 20, 2013 at 11:40 AM
Looks like it was 80/20 women/men considering all the female issues they included on the list.
Rebecca7708
by Platinum Member on Sep. 20, 2013 at 11:40 AM
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Wow. So basically anyone could be admitted for anything.
Crazy-Steph
by Ruby Member on Sep. 20, 2013 at 11:41 AM
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How do they have a website and a 10 digit area code?

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