Inhaling hexafluoride

Adam Savage shows the effects of helium and (the less known) hexafluoride - which has the opposite effect :O

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+15 1. mxmbulat commented 15 years ago

nice effects.
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+48 2. most_uniQue commented 15 years ago

Voice with hexafluoride sounds like something out of movies.
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+20 3. DarkiKun commented 15 years ago

hehe mythbusters rule =)
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+16 4. MsZoomy commented 15 years ago

I love it!! Yeah, Mythbusters Rock!!
2 :(|) :(|) Monkey Heads
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+15 5. lacroupade commented 15 years ago

that was well funny! :(|)
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+7 6. defade commented 15 years ago

i would love to try it :D
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+11 7. Nifen commented 15 years ago

O i love that! sounds wicked :) I didn't know about the Low end of it :)
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+14 8. nooitaf (admin) commented 15 years ago

so if he would inhale helium AND hexafluoride his voice would sound normal ? :D
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+12 9. gr0men commented 15 years ago

his lips seem slightly blueish purple color. Must have had several bloopers beforehand, inhaling that stuff over and over haha
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+4 10. NucleoVega commented 15 years ago

lol awesome
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+3 11. ripzone commented 15 years ago

If helium makes your voice sound higher, shouldn't it be called shelium?
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+13 12. Noobeater commented 15 years ago

Sulphur and flouride? Doesn't sound too healthy
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+8 13. asdfas commented 15 years ago

Sounds like Penn when he inhales the sulfur hexafluoride :O
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+8 14. Sizzlik (admin) commented 15 years ago t-shirt^^
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+5 15. -Chris- commented 15 years ago

cool voices xD (i bet most of us got the halloween idea with the voice now :D )
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+5 16. SpikedSilver commented 15 years ago

I dont know if it is the same gas, but i heard that you need to make a hand stand to get the gas out of your lungs because it is so heavy. if you dont you die.
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+6 17. Maffis commented 15 years ago

ah, now we know how they made the orc-voices in the lord of the rings
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+6 18. eNdEmiOn06463 commented 15 years ago

You can do the same deep voice by inhaling some nox if you happen to be in the fast cars scene ;)
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+7 19. Deblaauwn commented 15 years ago

I only would'nt inhale NOx (being quite toxic, if I'm right) but sulphur hexafluoride is very inert, just like helium (which means it doesn't easily react with anything at all)
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+4 20. rootrat79 commented 15 years ago

adam you rock you sound like a bad ass
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+4 21. sulyo commented 15 years ago

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+5 22. sulyo commented 15 years ago

ow? I was logged in already?? duh:S
i just wanted to say that THIS GUY is sucha kewl NUT:D
they rock!
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+7 23. revilowo commented 15 years ago

COOL >:) :(|) :(|) :D
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+5 24. budley commented 14 years ago

@#(removed comment) In the UK the legal stuff is catering nitrous oxide, used for whipping cream, available very cheaply in large packs ( a few pence per single use canister). Its common for people to sell it at festivals, usually £2-£3 a go. If you're interested check out catering supplies, it's probs legal in the US too (for catering purposes.

Don't ask me how i know ;)
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+4 25. Sommy commented 14 years ago

like alvin and the chipmunks:)
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+2 26. Journeyman777 commented 14 years ago

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+3 27. eNdEmiOn06463 commented 14 years ago

Same effect if you use N2O (laughing gas). That stuff comes with a nice buzz.
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+3 28. badboy007 commented 14 years ago

agree #27 that is just the shit
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+2 29. Acorn commented 11 years ago

Want to hear Vin Diesel try hexafluoride !! 8-)
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0 30. Wotty1 commented 8 years ago

If you do do this at home, should you get hold of the gas.
You need to stand on your head for a few minutes to expel the gas.
As he said, don't do this at home.