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(NW Florida Daily News)   17-year old says hairspray activated her alcohol monitoring bracelet   (nwfdailynews.com ) divider line
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2009-09-13 12:55:46 PM  
and she got pregnant from the toilet seat?
 
2009-09-13 01:19:32 PM  
So...this device is useless and cannot be trusted. You know who else was useless and couldn't be trusted?
 
2009-09-13 01:38:26 PM  
I failed a drug test after eating poppy seed rolls....YEA thats what happened.

/ Thats my story
// I am sticking to it
 
2009-09-13 02:43:00 PM  
What the hell was she doing drinking hairspray?

jehovahs witness protection: So...this device is useless and cannot be trusted. You know who else was useless and couldn't be trusted?


Sarah Palin?
 
2009-09-13 03:37:44 PM  
Haaiiirspray
Mama told me not to use it...
 
2009-09-13 03:37:57 PM  
The device takes readings every 30 minutes, Hawthorne said. It issued an alert July 15 after three separate readings showed that Tirico's blood-alcohol level was above .02.

.02!? Christ! mouthwash would pop positive on that!
 
2009-09-13 03:41:32 PM  

jehovahs witness protection: So...this device is useless and cannot be trusted. You know who else was useless and couldn't be trusted?


The current U.S. Congress?
 
2009-09-13 03:42:02 PM  
www.jossip.com

That's the ticket...
 
2009-09-13 03:42:16 PM  

Weaver95: The device takes readings every 30 minutes, Hawthorne said. It issued an alert July 15 after three separate readings showed that Tirico's blood-alcohol level was above .02.

.02!? Christ! mouthwash would pop positive on that!


Protip: it's called mouthwash, not mouthbeverage. If you are drinking it, you are doing it wrong...
 
2009-09-13 03:42:27 PM  
Wouldn't you just place a plastic liner between the sensor and your skin?
 
2009-09-13 03:42:47 PM  
What makes a girl
Bow like a lush?
Is it charm, is it poise?
No, it's haaaairspraaaaay!

What makes a gal
Act like she's drunk?
Is it brains, is it dough?
No, it's haaaairspraaaaay!
 
2009-09-13 03:43:15 PM  

Weaver95: The device takes readings every 30 minutes, Hawthorne said. It issued an alert July 15 after three separate readings showed that Tirico's blood-alcohol level was above .02.

.02!? Christ! mouthwash would pop positive on that!


The mouthwash is fine, just don't sweat.
Or you could just pound a couple forties as long as you're in a freezer...
How the hell did this device ever make it to the market, let alone get used for law enforcement purposes?
 
SU
2009-09-13 03:46:24 PM  
But under questioning by defense attorney Clay Adkinson, Hawthorne said an alert could have been issued even if Tirico had not consumed alcohol. He said wearers of the device are given a list of so-called "banned products" that contain alcohol - including certain toiletries, perfumes and cleaning supplies - in order to avoid false alerts.

What's the f*cking use, then? I'd guess all of those items are considered collateral damage.
 
2009-09-13 03:46:43 PM  

Farkin' Uke:
The mouthwash is fine, just don't sweat.
Or you could just pound a couple forties as long as you're in a freezer...
How the hell did this device ever make it to the market, let alone get used for law enforcement purposes?


Hell, one could wrap it in saran wrap!
 
2009-09-13 03:49:03 PM  
www.arnizachariassen.com

Approves.
 
2009-09-13 03:49:32 PM  
"...test showed Tirico's blood-alcohol level at 0.102. The legal limit in Florida is 0.08."

A BAL of .102 and she's still ALIVE?!? I'm no expert, but isn't roughly 12 times the legal limit you know, FATAL? Especially for a 16 year old girl?

/just askin'
 
2009-09-13 03:50:07 PM  
You can always fark with the device. Put hand sanitizer where it'll read that on a regular basis. Your attorney will have fun with the results.

MADD is an organization that set out with a legitimate purpose and became evil. Everybody involved with them should be executed for crimes against the Constitution.
 
2009-09-13 03:50:44 PM  

SU: But under questioning by defense attorney Clay Adkinson, Hawthorne said an alert could have been issued even if Tirico had not consumed alcohol. He said wearers of the device are given a list of so-called "banned products" that contain alcohol - including certain toiletries, perfumes and cleaning supplies - in order to avoid false alerts.

What's the f*cking use, then? I'd guess all of those items are considered collateral damage.


She's a 17 year old who's awaiting charges for DUI manslaughter. Conditions of pre-trial release are often unusual or prohibitive, but they're dealt with because the alternative is sitting in a holding cell awaiting trial.

Part of your release conditions spell out common false positives, such as poppy seeds for drug violations. It doesn't matter if you can prove you've been completely clean and had just been munching on bagels all day before the test- you violated the terms. You go back in your box till trial.
 
2009-09-13 03:51:20 PM  
Re: my last post

.102 that had to be a typo, amiright?
 
2009-09-13 03:52:32 PM  

Private Dick: "...test showed Tirico's blood-alcohol level at 0.102. The legal limit in Florida is 0.08."

A BAL of .102 and she's still ALIVE?!? I'm no expert, but isn't roughly 12 times the legal limit you know, FATAL? Especially for a 16 year old girl?

/just askin'


You are, indeed, no expert...

or even a novice...

at math...
 
2009-09-13 03:53:29 PM  

Private Dick: Re: my last post

.102 that had to be a typo, amiright?


No, you just fail at math.
 
2009-09-13 03:53:58 PM  

Private Dick: "...test showed Tirico's blood-alcohol level at 0.102. The legal limit in Florida is 0.08."

A BAL of .102 and she's still ALIVE?!? I'm no expert, but isn't roughly 12 times the legal limit you know, FATAL? Especially for a 16 year old girl?

/just askin'


Something is amiss in your math. .08 is only .022 away from .102
 
2009-09-13 03:55:18 PM  

daywin: I failed a drug test after eating poppy seed rolls....YEA thats what happened.

/ Thats my story
// I am sticking to it


I didn't know you posted on fark!

www.higherthansatire.com
 
2009-09-13 03:56:47 PM  
"Brytney Niccole Olsen"

If there were any justice she would have killed this girl's parents instead.
 
2009-09-13 03:56:50 PM  
home.swipnet.se

Was that wrong? Should I not have done that?
 
2009-09-13 03:58:31 PM  

Private Dick: .102 that had to be a typo, amiright?


How so? 0.08 is legally drunk in many jurisdictions. 0.102 is 0.024 higher... not difficult to achieve.

Progressive Effects of Alcohol (new window)
 
2009-09-13 03:59:42 PM  

Mort_Q: 0.024 higher


Ouch... math fail... though not epic.
 
2009-09-13 04:00:28 PM  

Private Dick: "...test showed Tirico's blood-alcohol level at 0.102. The legal limit in Florida is 0.08."

A BAL of .102 and she's still ALIVE?!? I'm no expert, but isn't roughly 12 times the legal limit you know, FATAL? Especially for a 16 year old girl?

/just askin'


12 times .08 is .96

.102 is about 1 drink more than .08

.35 to .45 is usually considered lethal alcohol poisoning levels

/don't drink much do you?
// math even less?
 
2009-09-13 04:01:27 PM  

Private Dick: Re: my last post

.102 that had to be a typo, amiright?


Thanks for turning a "meh" thread into awesome, not just once, but twice.
 
2009-09-13 04:01:55 PM  

BigSnatch: Private Dick: "...test showed Tirico's blood-alcohol level at 0.102. The legal limit in Florida is 0.08."

A BAL of .102 and she's still ALIVE?!? I'm no expert, but isn't roughly 12 times the legal limit you know, FATAL? Especially for a 16 year old girl?

/just askin'

Something is amiss in your math. .08 is only .022 away from .102


I know, I just re-read my post and am humble enough to admit I farked up.

/always sucked at math
//way better at speeling
 
2009-09-13 04:02:54 PM  

riquiscott:
/don't drink much do you?
// math even less?


This is why all math classes should be taught in a bar.
 
2009-09-13 04:03:46 PM  

riquiscott: Private Dick: "...test showed Tirico's blood-alcohol level at 0.102. The legal limit in Florida is 0.08."

A BAL of .102 and she's still ALIVE?!? I'm no expert, but isn't roughly 12 times the legal limit you know, FATAL? Especially for a 16 year old girl?

/just askin'

12 times .08 is .96

.102 is about 1 drink more than .08

.35 to .45 is usually considered lethal alcohol poisoning levels

/don't drink much do you?
// math even less?


Yep I suck at math, but what does that have to do with drinking?
 
2009-09-13 04:04:06 PM  

beelzebubba76: Was that wrong? Should I not have done that?


This ecstasy is makin' me thirsty!
 
2009-09-13 04:04:41 PM  

StrikitRich: jehovahs witness protection: So...this device is useless and cannot be trusted. You know who else was useless and couldn't be trusted?

The current U.S. Congress?


I was thinking the current US electorate, but whatever.
 
2009-09-13 04:04:50 PM  

Weaver95: riquiscott:
/don't drink much do you?
// math even less?

This is why all math classes should be taught in a bar.


One tequila
two tequila
shree tokilluh
floor
 
2009-09-13 04:06:33 PM  

Weaver95: riquiscott:
/don't drink much do you?
// math even less?

This is why all math classes should be taught in a bar.


As a former math teacher, I say H*LLS YEAH!
 
SU
2009-09-13 04:06:54 PM  

Lamune_Baba: SU: But under questioning by defense attorney Clay Adkinson, Hawthorne said an alert could have been issued even if Tirico had not consumed alcohol. He said wearers of the device are given a list of so-called "banned products" that contain alcohol - including certain toiletries, perfumes and cleaning supplies - in order to avoid false alerts.

What's the f*cking use, then? I'd guess all of those items are considered collateral damage.

She's a 17 year old who's awaiting charges for DUI manslaughter. Conditions of pre-trial release are often unusual or prohibitive, but they're dealt with because the alternative is sitting in a holding cell awaiting trial.

Part of your release conditions spell out common false positives, such as poppy seeds for drug violations. It doesn't matter if you can prove you've been completely clean and had just been munching on bagels all day before the test- you violated the terms. You go back in your box till trial.


Ahh, well, that is understandable in light of the limitations of the device.
 
2009-09-13 04:07:51 PM  

Smeggy Smurf: Weaver95: riquiscott:
/don't drink much do you?
// math even less?

This is why all math classes should be taught in a bar.

One tequila
two tequila
shree tokilluh
floor


3? Really? Wow! Cheap date!
 
2009-09-13 04:08:37 PM  

ATTENTION ALL FARKERS:

I am well aware of the mistake I made in the previous post and have already been reminded of it repeatedly. Any other derogatory comments at this point would be moot at best. I apologize for my lapse in mathematical skill and knowledge of blood alcohol levels and promise to never post anything like that again in the next article about a girl's alcohol sensing bracelet malfunctioning due to hairspray. If you would kindly take the time to read the other posts after mine before jumping down my throat it would be most appreciated. Thank you.



/I still love you guys
//will always suck at math
 
2009-09-13 04:09:12 PM  

riquiscott: Weaver95: riquiscott:
/don't drink much do you?
// math even less?

This is why all math classes should be taught in a bar.

As a former math teacher, I say H*LLS YEAH!


Think about it - you can find all sorts of valuable equations at work in a bar. Ratios, percentages, trigonometry (pool table anyone?), calculating odds at the video poker machine....and that's just off the top of my head. plenty of practical applications to be taught there.
 
2009-09-13 04:09:33 PM  

riquiscott: Smeggy Smurf: Weaver95: riquiscott:
/don't drink much do you?
// math even less?

This is why all math classes should be taught in a bar.

One tequila
two tequila
shree tokilluh
floor

3? Really? Wow! Cheap date!


How YOU doing?
 
2009-09-13 04:09:54 PM  
I don't know about anybody else, but if my own drunkenness ended a 16-year-old human life, I'd be too devastated to pay any attention to how my farking hair looks. Glad to know that this biatch is still prettying herself up for the next time she'll go out boozing.
 
2009-09-13 04:09:59 PM  
www.theage.com.au
HA!
 
2009-09-13 04:11:00 PM  
In other news, you can catch gonorrhea from a tractor!
 
2009-09-13 04:11:15 PM  

aerojockey: "Brytney Niccole Olsen"

If there were any justice she would have killed this girl's parents instead.


I concur.

As for .102? Uh... no.
 
2009-09-13 04:11:17 PM  
FTFA's title bar: Teen's pre-trial release not effected by hairspray-triggered monitoring device

effect (verb): to accomplish; to put into action; to execute; to do

Grammar fail.

imgs.xkcd.com
/does not apply
 
2009-09-13 04:13:17 PM  
Actually, when I was doing the breathalyzers for the car of those arrested for DUI, we would give them a list of things that could trigger a reading of more than .03. The list was:

Mouthwash (and a suggestion to buy alcohol free mouthwash)
bread foods (yeast)
using stuff like lysol, febreeze, perfume and colonge either in the car (enclosed space, gets into the system and fails it) or in the home right before taking a test.
There was more stuff we warned about.

It's possible that hairspray could cause a fail, but all that has to be done is for a technician or someone to take the same hairspray that she says activated her monitor and test it.
 
2009-09-13 04:14:08 PM  

Private Dick: riquiscott: Private Dick:

/don't drink much do you?
// math even less?

Yep I suck at math, but what does that have to do with drinking?


Am I the only one that used to sit there and multiply .015 times number of hours drinking, subtract that number from the drinks times .05% to get your rough BAC?

BTW, I knew I had reached my limit for the night when a) I could no longer feel my teeth or b) when I could no longer do the math - which ever came first.

/*cough* geek, I guess
//now drinks at home & calculates by the number of wine bottles on the floor ...
 
2009-09-13 04:16:10 PM  

MattyBlast: I don't know about anybody else, but if my own drunkenness ended a 16-year-old human life, I'd be too devastated to pay any attention to how my farking hair looks. Glad to know that this biatch is still prettying herself up for the next time she'll go out boozing.


If you'd read the article, you would have seen that she was WORKING in a hair salon, not using the hairspray on herself.
 
2009-09-13 04:16:21 PM  
Wish I had thought of that. Would've been a hard sell though, considering I have no hair and all...
 
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