Monday, September 21, 2009 3:30:22 AM
"I think he was using "takes" in its literal sense, ie, to remove balls, to lose balls, to have balls and then not have balls. So your comment sort of demonstrates a total lack of Getting It."
I also think that he was saying that as a sarcastic/ funny comment, not as a demonstration of his inability to Get It.
"That takes balls" can also mean courageous.
It's sad that this guy felt that desperate to rid himself of the unwanted appendages that he had to do a DIY job, but who knows, hopefully it sped up the whole sex-change process.