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(Chicago Breaking News)   Autopsy reveals that Chicago-area college student died from nitrous oxide; police warn students that when a problem comes along, you must not whippet   (chicagobreakingnews.com) divider line
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2008-11-24 02:36:39 PM  
+1 Subtard, I lul'd
 
2008-11-24 02:37:10 PM  
Wow, that was bad
 
2008-11-24 02:37:34 PM  
+1 Subby.
 
2008-11-24 02:37:54 PM  

Twisted Gods: Wow, that was bad


but so so good
 
2008-11-24 02:37:54 PM  
Yay for whipped cream!


\or just the propellant
 
2008-11-24 02:37:54 PM  
Well if you have to go, that sure beats convulsing and aspirating on your own vomit.
 
2008-11-24 02:37:57 PM  
+1 Subby!

/Used to do that Shiat in high school
//Amazed I'm alive
 
2008-11-24 02:38:19 PM  
Did the student have one chromosome too manY?
 
2008-11-24 02:38:23 PM  
He looked really whipped.
 
2008-11-24 02:39:00 PM  
+1, submitter, you magnificant bastid....
 
2008-11-24 02:39:35 PM  
I almost choked on my lunch. A+ Subby
 
2008-11-24 02:40:04 PM  
hippie crack
 
2008-11-24 02:40:23 PM  
Everyone knows you do it straight from the tank into ballons. Also called "Hippie Crack"
I took a 20# tank on Grateful Dead tour back in '93 and made over $1500 in 3 days off a $25 investment. Had a line over 40 people long at times. But my balloons were the biggest :)
 
2008-11-24 02:40:40 PM  
God, I used to love me some whippets in college. We'd sit around and watch blue velvet and get all mushy.

Nitrous loosens the vocals cords so it has the opposite effect of helium. Your voice gets lower. Just imagine a room full of drunk college guys all sounding like Freddy Kruger....

/9 of the best years of my life
//and 1 of the worst
///I'd go back in a heartbeat
 
2008-11-24 02:41:01 PM  
Is spray paint still ok?
 
2008-11-24 02:41:40 PM  
What a nancy boy. Any Farker could do better than this. Are we not men?
 
2008-11-24 02:42:25 PM  

degreeless: Well if you have to go, that sure beats convulsing and aspirating on your own vomit.


you mean asphyxiate?
 
2008-11-24 02:42:40 PM  
Student did not die from nitrous oxide, student died from lack of oxygen.
 
2008-11-24 02:42:44 PM  
Fark ballons! We used the industrial kitchen pressurized whip cream canisters with the screw in nitrous cartridges. Beats the fark out of a balloon. God, I can almost feel my head ringing now.
 
2008-11-24 02:42:57 PM  
Remember Sangamon's Principle.
 
2008-11-24 02:43:09 PM  
Thats too bad. The hippie crack'll get ya. Not a fan of that stuff or the whole scene around it.

Anyone else notice in the article the kid was missing for 8 days before being found? I cant imagine a part of a fraternity house that nobody goes in for 8 days. Especially if you're looking for a missing person. That is decomposing.

/thinking of the scene from Old School where they offer the Dean a whippit
//Chee-eese
///they dont call me that anymore
 
2008-11-24 02:43:10 PM  
Wow that is really hard to do. Must have been a very small closet. A long time ago I knew a couple guys who died after they accidentally left the valve of their tank open in the cab of their pickup truck (windows were rolled up). But if you pass out from a whippet, you start breathing normal air. Weird.
 
2008-11-24 02:43:31 PM  
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Dang!
You can die from that shiat?

/used a few punching bags full in my day.
 
2008-11-24 02:44:16 PM  
i was not aware you could die from NO. i bet this idiot held it in too long and it wasnt't really the gas that killed him but the lack of O2.
 
2008-11-24 02:44:42 PM  
The 19-year-old Illinois Institute of Technology student who was found dead in his fraternity house Saturday died of asphyxia from inhaling nitrous oxide from a whipped cream container, authorities said today.

The date of Collen's death has yet to be determined, and toxicology results from the autopsy are pending, Kalelkar said. Collen had been missing for eight days.


Missing for eight days in the frat house?
 
2008-11-24 02:45:29 PM  
Phantom of the Frat House
 
2008-11-24 02:46:01 PM  
That there is fine headline.
 
2008-11-24 02:46:41 PM  

Four Horsemen of the Domestic Dispute: Dang!
You can die from that shiat?

/used a few punching bags full in my day.


You die from oxygen deprivation. You have to accomplish this by not breathing any air, he must have gone from one balloon to the next.

When nitrous was first discovered, people used to have nitrous parties where someone would hand crank the NO2 machine and everyone would go up and take hit after hit off of it. Those people suffered brain damage due to the oxygen deprivation.

The dentist mixes oxygen and NO2, FYI.
 
2008-11-24 02:46:47 PM  
That must have been one big balloon.
 
2008-11-24 02:47:31 PM  
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I found this pic mildly disturbing.

/not sure what just happened or is about to happen.
 
2008-11-24 02:47:32 PM  
Complete, total win of every conceivable magnitude. Well done.
 
2008-11-24 02:47:35 PM  
Whippets have to be one of those most retarded things kids do.

So much brain cells destroyed, for what? To stumble around and feel light headed for 30 seconds?

how about no
 
2008-11-24 02:48:11 PM  

theorellior: What a nancy boy. Any Farker could do better than this. Are we not men?


We are Devo.
 
2008-11-24 02:48:27 PM  

theorellior: Remember Sangamon's Principle.


"The simpler the molecule, the better the high."

/crank up the zode!
 
2008-11-24 02:48:53 PM  
Them youngins can't hold their inhalants.

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2008-11-24 02:49:45 PM  
I knew a guy who killed himself on purpose with whippets.
I've always thought that'd be really hard to do.
Punch balloons are too small to kill yourself with right?
 
2008-11-24 02:49:53 PM  

Teddy Hopper: Anyone else notice in the article the kid was missing for 8 days before being found? I cant imagine a part of a fraternity house that nobody goes in for 8 days. Especially if you're looking for a missing person. That is decomposing.


I have been in frat houses where you could have kept a decomposing mammoth carcass lying in the main room and the only complaints would have been that it was obscuring the TV.
 
2008-11-24 02:50:26 PM  
I knoew a guy who OD'd on nitrous.

He put his mouth right on the spigot and turned it on.

He died.
 
2008-11-24 02:51:05 PM  
My kid went to IIT for awhile. Took him years to recover.
 
2008-11-24 02:52:08 PM  
I worked in a restaurant in high school, and in the walk-in cooler they had cases of refillable pressurized whipped-cream canisters, these big spun aluminum things that looked like they held nuclear waste. Anyway, one afternoon I kept hearing giggling and hissing sounds from in there. Apparently one of the waitresses and one of the busboys were sneaking in there, flipping the things on their side and doing whippits... the manager was pissed, suddenly about five canisters of whipped cream were completely without propellant and were worthless. I don't think they got fired because they were just too hilarious right afterward.
 
2008-11-24 02:53:10 PM  
A long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away, I never did acid without first making sure my 10 lb. nitrous tank was filled.
 
Bf+
2008-11-24 02:54:02 PM  

larsinio: So much brain cells destroyed, for what?


N2O kills much brain cells? For why?
 
2008-11-24 02:54:02 PM  
You know, too much NO2 kills the nerve endings in your extremities, and your penis is an extremity.
 
2008-11-24 02:54:37 PM  
Hippie crack. One thing I HATE about nitrous is the garbage and trash it leaves behind. Thousands of rubber baloons scattered all over the parking lot and grass. farking hippies and ravers don't give a shiat about the environment if you're throwing your balloons and glowsticks and shiat on the ground.

Plus the Disco Buscuits SUCK
 
2008-11-24 02:55:38 PM  
came for the picture of the two hoodlums from the movie Waiting, leaving unsatisfied
 
2008-11-24 02:55:48 PM  

larsinio: WAH WAH WAH WAH WAH WAH Whippets have WAH WAH WAH WAH to be one of WAH WAH WAH those most WAH WAH WAH WAH retarded things WAH WAH WAH kids do.

So much WAH WAH WAH WAH brain cells WAH WAH WAH WAH destroyed, for what? To stumble WAH WAH WAH around and feel WAH WAH WAH WAH WAH light headed WAH WAH WAH WAH for 30 WAH WAH WAH seconds?


/Sorry I can't hear you over the pulsating warm glow of my n20
 
2008-11-24 02:57:31 PM  
Nitrous oxide?

LOL.

Get it? LOL? Get it?
 
2008-11-24 02:57:35 PM  

farfigneugan: degreeless: Well if you have to go, that sure beats convulsing and aspirating on your own vomit.

you mean asphyxiate?


Inhaling the vomit (or any substance) into your lungs is called aspirating. It is not fun, and stomach acid turns out not to be good for the inside of your lungs.
 
2008-11-24 02:58:16 PM  
This reminds me of the Jon Benet case. Kid missing, but found in her own basement.
 
2008-11-24 02:58:20 PM  
What a waste of a life.
Great headline though subby.+1.5
 
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