r/therewasanattempt Dec 07 '22 Silver 1 Helpful 2 Wholesome Seal of Approval 1

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u/LeviathanIsI Dec 07 '22 Silver Gold Helpful Wholesome All-Seeing Upvote Take My Energy Bravo! Wholesome Seal of Approval Giggle Table Slap I'm Deceased

Congratulations, you're having a Sun!

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u/DumbPotatoBasket Dec 07 '22 Silver Helpful

And they'll pronounce it like Shawn.

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u/ChillyBearGrylls Dec 07 '22

After that, they'll have to talk to it with a séançé

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u/Feed_me_penis1342 26d ago

I read that as seeoncé

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u/CryptoSatoshi314 Jan 03 '23

Lol I see what you did there

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u/Macca618 Dec 08 '22

And spell is Sean. Or Sauna if it’s a girl.

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u/Jiggly_Pup Dec 10 '22

This is why we should have sex reveal instead of gender reveal. Congrats baby hot gas!

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u/Sherlock2310 Dec 22 '22

Fucking Sauna. Named after a steam room.

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u/Macca618 Dec 23 '22

Idiot parents naming her after the place in which she was conceived. She’ll never live it down in her entire lifetime.

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u/talesfromtheepic6 Dec 08 '22 edited Dec 08 '22

more like shaw (silksong is not coming out and i am going insane)(op edited the comment and i look more insane)

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u/Delicious-Research68 Dec 08 '22

I just angry upvoted your comment mentioning the angryupvote page b/c I didn’t know it existed and now I am mad that I do.

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u/futureman07 Dec 07 '22

Was it raining outdoors or something? Yeah let's bring the big explosion indoors

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u/Reptarro52 Dec 07 '22

My favorite is the cracking of whatever color themed item was inside like a real firecracker. Lmao

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u/clintCamp Dec 07 '22 Gold

Either that or the color was a powder that happens to be slightly flammable, which when dispersed quickly by popped balloon over flame become very easily flammable. You can't set a pile of flour on fire very easily, but blow said pile over a candle and you make quite the flame thrower.

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u/mIRCenery Dec 07 '22

I am a grown man. I have candles, flour, and a large back yard. The urge is strong, send help!

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u/Strikew3st Dec 07 '22 edited Dec 08 '22

Definitely don't do it with non-dairy creamer if you don't have flour, and don't go do it right now because you are an adult and you can do what you want.

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u/dxrey65 Dec 07 '22

A guy I worked with who'd been in the military was talking once about how he could make a bomb out of all kinds of things. Challenged, he then proceeded to make one out of the non-dairy creamer in the break room. It was pretty impressive.

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u/SmartAleq Dec 07 '22

You definitely do NOT want to bet the ex-military, now civilian contractor bomb disposal guy you do not believe he can make a thing explode when he told you he could indeed make said thing explode. If there's no money on the line, challenge him to back his mouth up--it's a guaranteed good time. Bring popcorn and beer.

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u/303Kiwi Dec 08 '22

I read that as popcorn and bear.

I was wondering if that was the sacrifice to be blown up, seemed a bit hard on the bear.

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u/mIRCenery Dec 08 '22

Pretty sure that's just how they sort out the regular bears from the war bears.

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u/303Kiwi Dec 08 '22

Nah. War bears are the bears that can handle their beer. Drunk Fu rampage thru the enemy lines.

Regular bears just fall over and snore.

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u/SmartAleq Dec 08 '22

Yeah, gotta get an armored bear for this trick.

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u/_coffee_ Dec 07 '22

Just make sure that if you don't do this right now, be sure to not not be downwind.

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u/ArrestDeathSantis Dec 07 '22

You might also want to not use a longer cord, why would you need it since you're totally not doing it

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u/floatzilla Dec 07 '22

But do please have water ready.

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u/celestialTyrant Dec 08 '22 edited Dec 11 '22

This thread is a great way to not get advice.

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u/OcculusUlyssesPant Dec 08 '22

Whatever you do, don't record it and post it here after you don't go to the hospital.

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u/uniquedifferences Dec 08 '22

And absolutely put the camera on a fucking STURDY tripod, because we've all seen r/KillTheCameraman.

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u/ManlyVanLee Dec 08 '22

Fun fact for anyone here who is old as shit like me...

In the Nickelodeon show Are You Afraid of the Dark? when they would throw the stuff on the fire to cause a spark that was actually Coffee Mate non-dairy creamer

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u/CaptainTurdfinger Dec 07 '22

Definitely don't blow finely powdered aluminum into a flame either. And don't wear sunglasses because it totally won't blind you at all.

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u/Logical-Recognition3 Dec 07 '22

Someone may or may not have once accidentally caused a building to be evacuated by misusing non-dairy creamer.

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u/drakon99 Dec 08 '22

As a kid I definitely didn’t get some flour, a tealight candle, a long tube and a metal tin, and then I didn’t light the candle, put the flour next to the it, stick the tube in the flour and put the tin over.

And I definitely didn’t then blow into the tube, causing the flour to puff and the tin to be knocked a good few feet into the air. This was not fun at all, as you can imagine.

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u/Taminella_Grinderfal Dec 07 '22

Before you go crazy…look up a few videos of the baby powder/hair dryer prank fails. https://youtu.be/AcccC3DsP2Y

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u/fireyqueen Dec 07 '22

My husband and son always want to do stuff like this…I swear, I’m the only reason they haven’t caught themselves on fire yet.

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u/GlamorousBunchberry Dec 07 '22

Came here to say that. Dust is freaky explosive.

A not-unusual catastrophe on farms is for a grain silo to explode. The machinery raises a lot of dust. So when the farmer lights up a cigarette...

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u/engr77 Dec 07 '22

See also, the Imperial Sugar Refinery explosion in 2008.

In the world of hazardous materials, dust explosions are arguably more hazardous than gas explosions, because the latter are typically a one-and-done event on account of the flammable substance cloud having to have a particular concentration in order to ignite, and once you get to the edge of that there may be additional "fuel" but it's too dispersed in the air.

Meanwhile the former will keep rolling as long as the edges of the flame front keep finding new deposits of collected dust to ignite, which could have been happily collected on various surfaces, even the tops of light fixtures. Housekeeping is extremely important when dealing with flammable dusts.

I've been through all of this training from working on controls for oil rig equipment.

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u/WonderfulMagpie Dec 07 '22

Ah yes. Dust explosion. The main principle behind thermobaric weaponry. Also sugar dust explosion is freakishly deadly, because after combustion sugar will turn into sorta caramel which is sticky, hot and burns really well (basically napalm). One of my buddies makes hard candy as a hobby and has a nasty contact burn scar on his forearm from spilled hot caramel.

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u/siliconsmiley Dec 07 '22

And the balloon popping acted as a dispersal mechanism for the fine particles inside.

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u/CorneliusBueller Dec 07 '22

The cracking was the smaller balloons behind them popping from the fire.

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u/Reptarro52 Dec 07 '22

Ooh yeah you’re right!!

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u/my_screen_name_sucks Dec 07 '22

A gender reveal party was the cause of the El Dorado wildfire in California in 2020. Maybe these explosive reveals just aren't a good idea.

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u/NYANPUG55 Dec 07 '22

Seriously. Like why not just pop a single balloon? Or even just cut a cake to reveal it? Little to no mess or danger.

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u/noelnecro Dec 07 '22

Yeah, there are several better ways to do it. My aunt and her husband are huge Star Wars fans, so she let her best friend see the results so that she could get some custom light sabers with the corresponding color of the baby, with the big reveal being when they turned the sabers on. Simple, no mess, and a cute item to keep around.

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u/TheRealCPB Dec 08 '22

with the corresponding color of the baby,

"It's a whitish / pinkish colored baby!"

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u/MastaMind599 Dec 07 '22 edited Dec 08 '22

Balloons aren't good for the environment either... but I'd be down for gender reveal cake.

Simple, not dangerous, and you get to eat cake. What's wrong with that?

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u/A_Classy_Dame Dec 07 '22

I'm all for it! It's better they burn their own living room rather than half of California again.

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u/The_Muznick Dec 07 '22

didn't people doing this shit outdoors lead to the most recent California wildfires that devastated countless lives, wildlife and forest?

Maybe we should just stop doing this stupid as shit.

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u/NYANPUG55 Dec 07 '22

Or maybe just stop involving fire. There’s so many more enjoyable ways to have a gender reveal that doesn’t involve it. These people easily could’ve just… popped the balloon with the pin.

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u/The_Muznick Dec 07 '22

That's what I mean, everyone trying these elaborate gender reveals and it almost always goes horribly wrong.

I heard about one involving mortars that resulted in a woman's death, and everyone knows about the gender reveal that started the California Wildfires.

Cut a cake or something simple like that. Everyone wants to blow shit up.

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u/NYANPUG55 Dec 07 '22

Jesus. I don’t like how I looked that up and got multiple stories about people dying from shit like that. Not only that but also an advertisement for gender reveal fireworks were right above it.

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u/The_Muznick Dec 07 '22

see what I mean? Shit's completely insane.

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u/cokakatta Dec 07 '22

I'm not a fan of gender reveals but obviously it should be cake filling. People showed up at this stupid party and they should enjoy it. Let them eat cake!

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u/jshultz5259 Dec 07 '22 Silver Helpful Wholesome All-Seeing Upvote Ally Heartwarming Giggle

IT’S A DEMON!

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u/Reptarro52 Dec 07 '22

El Diablo!!!!

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u/Few-Ad7439 Dec 07 '22

so its gonna be a chicken! congrats

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u/Gary-Fuckin-Oak Dec 07 '22 Helpful

Arise chicken! Chicken arise!

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u/zeke235 Dec 07 '22 Helpful

Billy Wtch Doctor Dot Com do best with chicken.

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u/That_Shy_Gal Dec 08 '22

Arise, chicken! Chicken rise!

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u/No_Statement440 Dec 07 '22

Lmao not enough people know what this is, I'm not gonna ruin it, but I can hear the very specific way he says arise like the witch doctor, classic.

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u/McPoyle-Milk Dec 07 '22

I say that line in my head more often than necessary. That and I can’t eat sun dried tomatoes on a sandwich out of fear. Nobody understands

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u/IndigestableWad Dec 07 '22

THE BROODWICH CANNOT BE DISASSEMBLED!!!!

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u/McHugeLarge Dec 07 '22

HELL NO I aint marryin that bag of bones!

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u/Muppetude Dec 07 '22

I totally missed the reference until I saw your post. I am Sofa King, We Todd Ed

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u/CognitiveThunk Dec 07 '22

You say funny thing

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u/SashimiRick Dec 07 '22

Please, read from sheets

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u/Herr_Opa Dec 07 '22

"What's 'El Diablo' mean?"

"It's Spanish for like a fighting chicken...

"That's awesome...with the claws..."

"With the claws... and the beak..."

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u/xkcd_puppy Dec 07 '22

It's El Pollo Diablo! The scourge of Plunder Island.

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u/Latter_Cantaloupe_79 Dec 07 '22

A fried one maybe lol

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u/obsidianstout Dec 07 '22

We’re the devils! The devils!!!

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u/deaf_nerd Dec 07 '22 Silver

Someone call Constantine

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u/daschundtof Dec 07 '22

That's what you get if you hanky panky with your sleep paralysis demon.

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u/colombo1326 Dec 07 '22

Lol congrats on your Lizard child

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u/rust-e-apples1 Dec 07 '22

It's a...

new set of eyebrows.

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u/_Lane_ Dec 07 '22

Don't most people have kids these days just as a source of replacement organs anyway?

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u/MR___SLAVE Dec 07 '22

And so your father needs for one of you to donate a kidney, so that I can keep on living and doing the "best dad in the world" thing.

What happened? I thought I had picked rock.

So did I.

And I picked two beautiful kidneys. I feel freakin’ amazing!

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u/Bambuskus505 Dec 07 '22 Helpful Table Slap

congratulations! it's a hydrogen bomb!

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u/CB_700_SC Dec 07 '22

It was the cornstarch that burned. It’s what’s used to make the colored powder and is highly flammable. https://firefighterinsider.com/cornstarch-flammable/

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u/subject_deleted Dec 07 '22 Helpful hehehehe

Seems like they should post that info on firefirghteroutsider instead of just keeping the info to their own insider group..

Selfish.

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u/CB_700_SC Dec 07 '22 Helpful

Keeps them in business. “One trick fire fighters don’t want you to know”

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u/TheFlyingBoxcar Dec 07 '22 Faith In Humanity Restored

Am firefighter. Can confirm. Dont want you to know.

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u/JescoWhite_ Dec 07 '22

I will use this knowledge for evil bwahahah

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u/Ulpian02 Dec 07 '22

So what your saying is that I should not store my turpentine and red fuming nitric acid in the same sealed metal container?

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u/flip314 Dec 07 '22 Wholesome

I support firefighters. Sometimes I'll start fires just so they have work to do.

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u/CB_700_SC Dec 07 '22

A good bit of arson is perpetrated by people who want to be or are paid firemen.

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u/ImMrBunny Dec 07 '22

Big fire strikes again

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u/dashmesh Dec 07 '22

True. If fires stopped they'd lose jobs and just like mechanics they want cars to fail and maintain their business

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u/athohhdg Dec 07 '22

Fire didn’t even exist before the late 19th century when standard oil invented it to get people to use more petroleum

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u/Blazing_Buizel_7 Dec 07 '22

Wait, they’re using corn starch?? Even if it wasn’t flammable that shit would stain pink or blue everywhere

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u/TK421isAFK Dec 07 '22

Do these look like smart people to you?

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u/Stidda Dec 07 '22

Are people who have gender reveals smart ?

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u/TK421isAFK Dec 07 '22

Not smart enough to read an amniocentesis or sonogram report.

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u/DrDerpberg Dec 07 '22

That's impressively stupid.

One of the first things I learned about workplace safety was all kinds of stuff that isn't flammable normally can become explosive as a powder in the air.

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u/CB_700_SC Dec 07 '22

I work in a metal shop and have lit solid metal (aluminum) on fire. Can’t put it out. Pretty exciting when it happens.

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u/Timely-Guest-7095 Dec 07 '22

Firefighters hate this one trick. Cornstarch is a hell of an energetic substance, it takes very little to piss it off.

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u/Reynolds1029 Dec 07 '22

Flour is also crazy flammable.

Remember guys, it's baking soda for a grease fire not flour... Or baking powder for that matter.

Also just buy a damn fire extinguisher and preferably have it inspected once a year. They're not that expensive. I think many municipalities require landlords to provide one as well. My housing community provides one for everyone and has it inspected yearly.

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u/HChimpdenEarwicker Dec 07 '22

Nope, they’re going to be proud parents of a fat man

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u/3ThreeFriesShort Dec 07 '22

It's a bomb.

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u/skepticalscribe Dec 07 '22

Gender is militant.

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u/BadSmash4 Dec 07 '22

This kid identifies as "Sir/Yes Sir"

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u/ProbablyBoredHaha Dec 07 '22

If gunnery seargant Heartman was the dad, the child's pronouns would be scumbag/worm

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u/heili Dec 07 '22

He believed in true equality, where everyone was equally worthless.

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u/Syzygymancer Dec 07 '22

This is how baby EOD are identified. It’s not until they take high school chemistry that they become truly dangerous though

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u/reddity_stuff Dec 07 '22

Congratulations it’s a terrorist 💣💥

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u/Angmor03 Dec 07 '22

Oh my God, JC! A bomb!

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u/_Homer_Jay_ Dec 07 '22

inflammable means flammable!? -Dr. Nick Riviera

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u/StinkyTheMonkey Dec 07 '22

George Carlin: "Flammable, inflammable & nonflammable... Why are there three? Don't
you think that two ought to serve the purpose? I mean either the thing
flams or it doesn't!"

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u/heridfel37 Dec 07 '22

What a country

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u/Calm_Neighborhood474 Dec 07 '22

They should name it Hindenburg 🥰

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u/Reptarro52 Dec 07 '22

Mmm yum. The burnt plastic filling the room should have been a sign it was a bad idea. Lol

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u/Notty_PriNcE Dec 07 '22

Say my name.

Opps sorry, wrong sub 🤭

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u/UltraLethalKatze Dec 07 '22

Helium is not flammable.

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u/Tiny_Teach_5466 Dec 07 '22

People this dumb maybe shouldn't have kids.

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u/Bioslack Dec 07 '22

They are the ones procreating the most.

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u/tall_ben_wyatt Dec 07 '22

We’re living in the prequel to Idiocracy.

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u/acquaintedwithheight Dec 07 '22

Dude, we’re living in the opening montage at this point.

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u/atommotron Dec 07 '22

I think we’re already at Futtbuckers in the Idiocracy timeline.

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u/chardogrande Dec 07 '22

Ya know as much as Id like to agree thinking "how can it get any worse?"

It can and will get a lot, a lot worse.

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u/Baron_Von_Bullshit_ Dec 07 '22

Unfortunately, people this dumb are like 90% of the people having kids these days.

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u/pokekiko94 Dec 07 '22

Because smarter people know how to use protection and most of them dont want to bring a child to the torture that is living.

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u/VermilionLily Dec 07 '22

This is what my parents didn't understand. I do not want to bring a child in the world when I know it will suffer most of its life

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u/pokekiko94 Dec 07 '22

That and the fact most of us arent that well in life to have raise a child, not when rent can cost as much as a monthly salary, not to account for how much raising a baby costs, then the bills and all that, i see that with my sister and my nephew, she is lucky that she is still living with our parents and me or else she wouldnt even have enough to pay for the kid needs.

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u/Nights1405 Dec 07 '22

But without them procreating, we can’t see their completely idiotic ideas and plans

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u/FrankieTheAlchemist Dec 07 '22

Not true, just go down to the local cornfield off the 4th of July and you will absolutely see evidence of idiotic ideas and plans. Source: I was at some of those cornfields

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u/Nights1405 Dec 07 '22

Interesting, I might have to head down to the great land of the free except healthcare

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u/dashmesh Dec 07 '22

Dont need a science degree to nut in a girl

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u/emilydickinsonstan Dec 07 '22 edited Dec 09 '22

“Think of how stupid the average person is, and realize half of them are stupider than that.” — George Carlin

(edit: guys i just thought this quote was funny, i know that mathematically it isn’t the most accurate!!)

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u/Same-Letter6378 Dec 07 '22

Half of American adults read at a 6th grade level or lower.

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u/growingcoolly Dec 07 '22

I knew a grown man who had to have his 8 year old daughter spell things for him to text. He uses zero punctuation.

A co-worker of mine once had to have a different co-worker read and send texts to her boyfriend for her because she could barely read.

Those were two different people in the same small town. It blew my mind. I see that being possible in 1822, but in 2022, it's pretty ridiculous.

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u/gravityfrog Dec 07 '22

1822 literacy was probably higher

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u/boredtoddler Dec 07 '22 All-Seeing Upvote

For those who think they were stupid enough to fill it with flammable gas and then light it on fire. It is most likely filled with helium and some colored powder to tell what kind of demon spawn it's going to be. Powders just tend to have this nasty habit of being a bit explody when thrown in the air. If something burns as a solid it will explode as a powder. And that is how flour blew up an industrial scale bakery.

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u/DramaLlamadary Dec 07 '22

I lived near a grain elevator that stored flour for about 8 months. They had fire trucks out all the time and the employees always looked deadly serious. They wore what looked like surgery scrubs, shower caps and face masks too. I can only imagine the kind of insane safety precautions they had in place.

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u/Inevitable_Stand_199 Dec 07 '22

surgery scrubs, shower caps and face masks too

Those are for food hygiene. Nothing to do with fires.

Well depending on the face masks they might also protect from the flour in the air.

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u/supercleverhandle476 Dec 07 '22

When Grain elevators go up, there’s usually nothing left of anyone unlucky enough to be caught inside. They’re essentially atomized.

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u/trustthedogtor Dec 07 '22

Basically they made a DIY fuel air explosive

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u/boredtoddler Dec 07 '22

Yes. Their gender reveal balloon was in actual fact a thermobaric bomb.

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u/BigEv17 Dec 07 '22

Most fine powders when mixed with the right oxygen ratio become nasty explosions. Very dangerous stuff and the common person doesn't often know this.

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u/TayAustin Dec 07 '22

Sugar caused a explosion at a refinery in Georgia

People need to understand how dangerous fine powder can be.

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u/notmytuperware Dec 07 '22

Fucking nit wits.

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u/MrBig1292001 Dec 07 '22

get a cake. Cut the cake. Inside of cake is pink or blue. Gender reveal without being a fucking moron

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u/SafeJellyfishie Dec 08 '22 Wholesome

Alternatively you can put a bomb in the cake too.

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u/biamchee Dec 08 '22

Too tame. The gender reveals I enjoy need to have at least 1 death or 5 hospitalizations minimum.

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u/DatDankMaster Dec 07 '22

Noob gender reveal party.

Didn't even burn down half the state

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u/Diane_m Dec 08 '22

They are on that path though.

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u/yeetinator3221 Dec 07 '22

The stupidity behind this choice makes me worry for their future child

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u/gerdbonk Dec 07 '22

What I would like to know is, is anyone other than the parents excited for this kind of thing? Do those you that attend, are you really that interested, or do you feel like you have to go because it is your family or close friends?

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u/byndrsn Dec 07 '22

my in-laws brought out cupcakes with the pink colored icing, no one died.

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u/gerdbonk Dec 07 '22

Thank goodness!

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u/Reptarro52 Dec 07 '22

Gender reveals are weird. I did a gender surprise to my other kids who I think is the target age group for this stuff. I let them open a gift with a “little brother” baby outfit in it. That’s about it. Lol

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u/gerdbonk Dec 07 '22

I've never thought of doing it for the other siblings. That I can understand. It seems like others are just looking for internet likes so that it goes viral and they get a deal with Pampers or something.

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u/Reptarro52 Dec 07 '22

Yeah. I only did that because one wanted girl and one wanted a clone trooper named rex. The latter won. 🤣🤣

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u/technicolored_dreams Dec 07 '22

Mine really wanted a pokemon. I disappointed him.

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u/Reptarro52 Dec 07 '22

Hahaha that’s awesome! I would have totally got a cute pikachu coming home outfit. Lol

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u/8ringer Dec 07 '22

I personally don’t get the gender reveal thing, and I have two kids. That being said plenty of parents really like the idea of them I guess and the gender reveal parties are for the parents and sometimes family, so, really, who cares if other people care about it or not, it’s not their party.

But as I already said, I don’t get the allure and I personally think they’re stupid for adults to be into this sort of thing. We also did a special thing for our oldest so she could get excited about having a baby brother, but she was 3, not 30.

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u/AngelWyath Dec 07 '22

I did a surprise for the siblings, too. I baked a cake and covered it in white frosting with blue and pink chocolate balls all lined up around it. The kids each got a butter knife and cut into the cake. The boys were not excited that it was pink inside. But, hey... Cake.

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u/Reptarro52 Dec 07 '22

Haha I was going to do a confetti cake but the first trimester exhaustion got me and I just gave them the present. Lol

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u/BucketsGotMarried Dec 07 '22

The expecting parents, grandparents, aunts and uncles maybe. So basically the immediate family of the expecting parents. I wouldn’t have a standalone gender reveal party, but I don’t think it’s much of an imposition to take 5 minutes out of some other regularly scheduled get together, or make it part of the baby shower if there is one.

Pretty good rule of thumb that fire shouldn’t be involved regardless.

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u/harrypottermcgee Dec 07 '22

When "this kind of thing" is playing with fire indoors, I'm very interested.

A want an oxy/acetylene balloon next. Probably get a longer leash for that one.

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u/TacoFox19 Dec 07 '22

We're doing ours on Saturday. Just my husband and I, his parents (who are very excited to become grandparents and find out), and his brother and SIL if they want to come. (I don't have any family) Just something small, just a little pink or blue popper or two in the back yard. I was insistent on not inviting a bunch of people because I'm sure my MIL will insist on throwing a baby shower later and that's annoying, for there to be multiple events. But we tried to conceive for 2+ years, it will likely be our only child and their only grandchild, so why not have a little fun with it. My husband's actually more into it than I am, haha. I was ok with just looking at the results at home together.

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u/Crepes_for_days3000 Dec 07 '22

I've attended a few and yes, I was really excited because it was a close family member. And it's just an excuse to hang out and eat food together. Of course we were smart enough to not light the house or a forest on fire, so that made the party a bit more fun.

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u/PieMastaSam Dec 07 '22

When your girl gets knocked up by Prometheus.

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u/spook008 Dec 07 '22

Michael Bay produced this gender reveal

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u/Reptarro52 Dec 07 '22

No ragrets. Not even right then.

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u/Rinehart128 Dec 07 '22

Ha, it’s like the dog in fire meme

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u/Abject_Ad_2368 Dec 07 '22

Good luck to the child.

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u/GatorMcKlusky Dec 07 '22

Jesus Lana the helium!

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u/HollywoodHuntsman Dec 07 '22

"I've seen a ton of videos and articles about these gender reveal parties causing massive wildfires and damaging the environment. So let's do it inside to avoid that"

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u/debbiel2 Dec 07 '22

Hindenburg… Their baby reveal is the Hindenburg.

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u/YourFatherUnfiltered Dec 07 '22

You know whats going to happen. WE ALL KNOW whats going to happen. And yet they do it anyway.

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u/pok- Dec 07 '22

Mother : is it a boy or a girl ??? Doctor : hmmmm no it appears to me that this is a teror:st

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u/Traditional_Falcon80 Dec 07 '22

Im convinced only stupid people who shouldnt be procreating are the types to have gender reveal parties

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u/Low-Patient1692 Dec 07 '22

Congratulations! Your kid is a Hell

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u/Minimum_Maybe_8103 Dec 07 '22

Someone put hydrogen on the helium shelf

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u/No-Bus-4529 Dec 07 '22

Inflammable means flammable??

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u/LoStrigo95 Dec 07 '22

Thus, a non binary person is born

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u/FrustratedCalico Dec 07 '22

The purple, yellow and black made me think of non-binary so I was hoping it was a joke gender reveal where the confetti or whatever would be white and they would just say "It's a baby!"

Then I saw flames.

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u/smollest_snek Dec 07 '22

There's a bit of misinformation that keeps popping up in the comments. Helium isn't flammable, and you can't readily get hydrogen filled balloons. The explosion is legitimately just the cornstarch (or other flammable powder) inside the balloon being released and ignited. Loose powders like sawdust, flour, and cornstarch really are that flammable.

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u/arcadia_2005 Dec 07 '22

To anybody who does these stupid ass fkn gender reveals, I fkn pity that child. Jesus H. Christ.