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2014-08-09 12:09:53 PM  
Yes, it can kill you by replacing all the oxygen in your lungs.
 
2014-08-09 12:35:10 PM  
WaahhWahhhWahhhWahhhWahhhWahhhh.......
 
2014-08-09 12:41:44 PM  
Back in my younger days, I attended a cabin party. My friend, who worked as a line cook, showed up in the middle of it with a several cases of empty Redi-Whip cans he'd been "saving up". That set off a whippet frenzy of biblical proportions.
Besides the obvious giggling, the thing I remember most is the yellowed crusts of whipped cream hanging from the corners of everyone's mouths.
Ahhh, sweet sweet youth.


CSBrah
 
2014-08-09 01:03:13 PM  
i.ytimg.com
 
2014-08-09 01:30:38 PM  
Is this a repeat from 1990?
 
2014-08-09 02:59:33 PM  

Eddie Adams from Torrance: WaahhWahhhWahhhWahhhWahhhWahhhh.......


ah, you know it !!
 
2014-08-09 03:00:39 PM  

chitownmike: Is this a repeat from 1990?


Or 1980?
Or 1970?
Or 1960, 1950, 1940, 1930, 1920,1900, 1850, or 1799?
 
2014-08-09 03:01:27 PM  
1.bp.blogspot.com
 
2014-08-09 03:03:09 PM  
I was going to make a joke about Fast & Furious and "NAHS" but I decided not too.
 
2014-08-09 03:04:41 PM  
It amuses me a little to recall this on the anniversary of Jerry's passing. The last time I saw the Grateful Dead was at Highgate, VT.  The weather was beautiful, the parking lot scene was lively and it was the first time I seen laughing gas in such quantity.  5 bucks for a balloon and refills were often and free.  My friend and I didn't have tickets so we were looking for a miracle all day.  Never did get one.  Turned out to be a moot point, because about 15 minutes after the show started, a breach in the perimeter was discovered and entry to the show was made.

After the show, I was going balloons and dancing in the parking lot/camp ground and singing "We got in for free.  We got in for free."

God, Vermont is so farking beautiful.  I need to go out to there again someday.
 
2014-08-09 03:05:00 PM  
Whippet, whippet bad.
 
2014-08-09 03:06:33 PM  

Eddie Adams from Torrance: WaahhWahhhWahhhWahhhWahhhWahhhh.......


Exactly....
 
2014-08-09 03:06:39 PM  
i291.photobucket.com

/its fried rice
//you plick
 
2014-08-09 03:08:11 PM  
...then you discover the secret of life, the universe and everything...and forget it as soon as the fog clears...
 
2014-08-09 03:10:13 PM  
Who wants to take a road trip to South Philly Propane?
 
2014-08-09 03:11:18 PM  
Sounds like they think these people should be doing the same thing they were doing at that age. You know, stomping across europe, farking french women, shooting at people.
 
2014-08-09 03:11:39 PM  
My friend did the Redi-Whip thing at a party once. But the cops showed up, saw the foam around his mouth, and shot him. We were all pretty bummed out about it.
 
2014-08-09 03:11:53 PM  
Worst side effect of inhaling N20?  Sounding like a super obese Swedish Chef when you talk while you are still full of N20.
 
2014-08-09 03:15:31 PM  
"Crack that whip!"

mtvhive.mtvnimages.com
 
2014-08-09 03:16:48 PM  
img.fark.net
 
2014-08-09 03:24:11 PM  

Koldbern: [img.fark.net image 236x236]


Exactly. Am I the only one who thinks Subby's headline deserves serious consideration for the Context HOTY? Great job.

/not subby.
 
2014-08-09 03:27:34 PM  
"Taking the gas is not illegal."

Then why are they confiscating large quantities? Is it illegal to own?
 
2014-08-09 03:28:02 PM  
i832.photobucket.com
 
2014-08-09 03:38:44 PM  

WelldeadLink: "Taking the gas is not illegal."

Then why are they confiscating large quantities? Is it illegal to own?


People having fun is always an anathema to some people.
 
2014-08-09 03:49:07 PM  
i.imgur.com
 
2014-08-09 03:49:29 PM  
Thank god for the cops.
All of us were killed by whippets back in the 70s.
 
2014-08-09 04:15:25 PM  

www.mikemalonedds.com

Laughing gas?  No thanks, I mean what's the point?

 
2014-08-09 04:24:41 PM  

thamike: chitownmike: Is this a repeat from 1990?

Or 1980?
Or 1970?
Or 1960, 1950, 1940, 1930, 1920,1900, 1850, or 1799?



How about 1830s?

s1.postimg.org

http://www.blatner.com/adam/consctransf/historyofmedicine/4-anesthes ia /hxanesthes.html
 
2014-08-09 04:29:29 PM  
Hey, it's no laughing matter.
 
2014-08-09 04:42:31 PM  

WelldeadLink: "Taking the gas is not illegal."

Then why are they confiscating large quantities? Is it illegal to own?


No, but it can be fatal.
 
2014-08-09 04:48:54 PM  
Cameras ready, prepare to flash
 
2014-08-09 04:50:00 PM  
2.bp.blogspot.com

Inhale? Me?
 
2014-08-09 05:05:45 PM  
Dying from laughing gas?

lukecurtis.files.wordpress.com

Likes where this is going.
 
2014-08-09 05:13:37 PM  

danno_to_infinity: It amuses me a little to recall this on the anniversary of Jerry's passing. The last time I saw the Grateful Dead was at Highgate, VT.  The weather was beautiful, the parking lot scene was lively and it was the first time I seen laughing gas in such quantity.  5 bucks for a balloon and refills were often and free.  My friend and I didn't have tickets so we were looking for a miracle all day.  Never did get one.  Turned out to be a moot point, because about 15 minutes after the show started, a breach in the perimeter was discovered and entry to the show was made.

After the show, I was going balloons and dancing in the parking lot/camp ground and singing "We got in for free.  We got in for free."

God, Vermont is so farking beautiful.  I need to go out to there again someday.


Highgate (both of them) was a fairly easy miracle as people were stacking up tickets on the ground by the entrance because you couldn't give them away but I guess you would have had to walk past the entrance to see them and really, the stacking only started close to show time.

And by breach do you mean "assholes pushing the fence down onto people that were inside" because that totally went down and it was a little ugly to witness.

Bah, who cares, it was twenty years ago, glad you fun.

/wahwahwahwahwahwahwahwahwah
 
2014-08-09 05:14:37 PM  
FTFA: "This gas can kill - and much more needs to be done to get this message across."

That is total BS. It's only true in the sense that "holding your breath" can kill. If you are too stupid to breathe, you deserve to suffocate.
 
2014-08-09 05:19:32 PM  
Its as if people will find something to get silly on, as soon as the legal silly substance is deemed illegal.

If they aren't killing anyone but themselves, why are we worried about it?
 
2014-08-09 05:20:01 PM  
Back in my clubbing days we used to do poppers (amyl nitrate) all the time, in clubs, when we were off our heads. I've never done nitrous oxide but I believe the effects are much the same. *HOWEVER* getting high from sucking on balloons just looks silly, it's not a drug I could take seriously.

/God I miss those days.
 
2014-08-09 05:39:57 PM  
"The gas is inhaled by users in a balloon."

If you can get inside the balloon, they know you're small.
 
2014-08-09 06:55:33 PM  

Gyrfalcon: WelldeadLink: "Taking the gas is not illegal."

Then why are they confiscating large quantities? Is it illegal to own?

No, but it can be fatal.


So can Scotch, or water, or hot dogs.
 
2014-08-09 07:48:36 PM  

TsarTom: Back in my younger days, I attended a cabin party. My friend, who worked as a line cook, showed up in the middle of it with a several cases of empty Redi-Whip cans he'd been "saving up". That set off a whippet frenzy of biblical proportions.
Besides the obvious giggling, the thing I remember most is the yellowed crusts of whipped cream hanging from the corners of everyone's mouths.
Ahhh, sweet sweet youth.


CSBrah


Back in college, my roommates and I were out grocery shopping one night and ran into this cuckoo stoner kid I went to high school with. He had a cart topped off with Redi-Whip. We asked him WTF he was doing, and he said he was going to have a whip-it blowout at his place with every last dollar he had because he was about to be evicted the next day. This kid was a real piece of work. I should write a book about his exploits some time.

/like the time he tried to drunkenly take a semi for a joy ride only for the driver to come out of the sleeper ready to kick his ass
//csb
 
2014-08-09 08:47:38 PM  

WelldeadLink: Gyrfalcon: WelldeadLink: "Taking the gas is not illegal."

Then why are they confiscating large quantities? Is it illegal to own?

No, but it can be fatal.

So can Scotch, or water, or hot dogs.


Ah, but you are wrong, young grasshopper. Allow me to educate you all on the deadliness of nitrous oxide.

Nitrous oxide, or laughing gas, like all gases, binds to the red blood cells in your lungs and is transported to your brain. That's what produces the effect--partial anoxia. What makes nitrous so unusually hazardous is that it--like carbon monoxide--has an affinity for hemoglobin 300x that of oxygen. That means that in an enclosed space containing nitrous and oxygen, your blood will take up nitrous 300x more effectively than it will the oxygen; even if there is otherwise enough oxygen in the room to keep you alive. End result: You die.

People normally don't die from inhaling nitrous because they do it from balloons in open spaces, and after getting high they breathe normal air; but a large tank could easily fill a small room with enough nitrous to kill or injure everyone in it. A couple kids killed themselves in LA a while back by doing just that in a closed car.

So yeah, Scotch and hot dogs are fatal in large enough doses; but the lethal dose of nitrous is a lot smaller than you probably realized.
 
2014-08-09 08:58:16 PM  

Gyrfalcon: A couple kids killed themselves in LA a while back by doing just that in a closed car.



We got a good idea so we pulled off the road
Got some Molly Hatchet goin' on the stereo
I said, "Let's roll up the windows, and let the nitrous go"
Now we can't stop laughing, can't stop laughing

And there's a fume in this truck
and I don't know if we're dead or what the f*ck
 
2014-08-09 08:59:07 PM  

thamike: Gyrfalcon: A couple kids killed themselves in LA a while back by doing just that in a closed car.


We got a good idea so we pulled off the road
Got some Molly Hatchet goin' on the stereo
I said, "Let's roll up the windows, and let the nitrous go"
Now we can't stop laughing, can't stop laughing

And there's a fume in this truck
and I don't know if we're dead or what the f*ck


Whoops, linky.
 
2014-08-09 09:05:21 PM  

Gyrfalcon: WelldeadLink: Gyrfalcon: WelldeadLink: "Taking the gas is not illegal."

Then why are they confiscating large quantities? Is it illegal to own?

No, but it can be fatal.

So can Scotch, or water, or hot dogs.

Ah, but you are wrong, young grasshopper. Allow me to educate you all on the deadliness of nitrous oxide.

Nitrous oxide, or laughing gas, like all gases, binds to the red blood cells in your lungs and is transported to your brain. That's what produces the effect--partial anoxia. What makes nitrous so unusually hazardous is that it--like carbon monoxide--has an affinity for hemoglobin 300x that of oxygen. That means that in an enclosed space containing nitrous and oxygen, your blood will take up nitrous 300x more effectively than it will the oxygen; even if there is otherwise enough oxygen in the room to keep you alive. End result: You die.

People normally don't die from inhaling nitrous because they do it from balloons in open spaces, and after getting high they breathe normal air; but a large tank could easily fill a small room with enough nitrous to kill or injure everyone in it. A couple kids killed themselves in LA a while back by doing just that in a closed car.

So yeah, Scotch and hot dogs are fatal in large enough doses; but the lethal dose of nitrous is a lot smaller than you probably realized.


Thanks Sgt. Joe Friday
 
2014-08-09 09:10:19 PM  
I see what you did there subby
+1
 
2014-08-09 09:33:31 PM  

Gyrfalcon: WelldeadLink: Gyrfalcon: WelldeadLink: "Taking the gas is not illegal."

Then why are they confiscating large quantities? Is it illegal to own?

No, but it can be fatal.

So can Scotch, or water, or hot dogs.

Ah, but you are wrong, young grasshopper. Allow me to educate you all on the deadliness of nitrous oxide.

Nitrous oxide, or laughing gas, like all gases, binds to the red blood cells in your lungs and is transported to your brain. That's what produces the effect--partial anoxia. What makes nitrous so unusually hazardous is that it--like carbon monoxide--has an affinity for hemoglobin 300x that of oxygen. That means that in an enclosed space containing nitrous and oxygen, your blood will take up nitrous 300x more effectively than it will the oxygen; even if there is otherwise enough oxygen in the room to keep you alive. End result: You die.

People normally don't die from inhaling nitrous because they do it from balloons in open spaces, and after getting high they breathe normal air; but a large tank could easily fill a small room with enough nitrous to kill or injure everyone in it. A couple kids killed themselves in LA a while back by doing just that in a closed car.

So yeah, Scotch and hot dogs are fatal in large enough doses; but the lethal dose of nitrous is a lot smaller than you probably realized.


The lethal dose of hot dogs is merely windpipe-sized.
 
2014-08-09 10:00:52 PM  

Thanks for the Meme-ries: /its fried rice
//you plick


Yo' baby? Whoa baby!
 
2014-08-09 10:23:18 PM  
I LOLed.
 
2014-08-10 05:59:11 AM  
I have been to an end of year staff party at a hospital, where there was two cylinders of mixed N2O/O2 in the corner of the room with gas masked attached.  Doctors and nurses spend all evening enjoying themselves.  Oh and medical grade is much better than cooking grade (if for no other reason than the O2 mix.)
 
2014-08-10 06:11:57 AM  
I went to a dorm floor picnic in 1990 with a nitrous oxide cylinder.  I tried one hit off it.  I really didn't think I felt any different, on the inside, but I couldn't stop smiling.  It was like I had a Joker smile stuck on my face.

I did have a pretty bad headache later.
 
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