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Date: 02/08/07 02:21 AM

73 Responses to 500kV Switch Opening

  1. Profile photo of siny_toy_gun
    siny_toy_gun Female 13-17
    267 posts
    February 8, 2007 at 12:45 am
    Link: 500kV Switch Opening - That is some serious electric arcing.
  2. Profile photo of wings1313
    wings1313 Female 18-29
    314 posts
    February 8, 2007 at 2:23 am
    haha thats that looks like a donkey
  3. Profile photo of R_U_Kidding
    R_U_Kidding Male 18-29
    4246 posts
    February 8, 2007 at 2:25 am
    MORE POWER!!! :-D
    Arrgh argh argh!
  4. Profile photo of dudeman1st
    dudeman1st Male 30-39
    1354 posts
    February 8, 2007 at 2:27 am
    Serious plasma streaming. Now if only we could find those sectarian militants. . .
  5. Profile photo of derangedingo
    derangedingo Male 13-17
    810 posts
    February 8, 2007 at 2:30 am
    Woah
  6. Profile photo of Angello
    Angello Male 18-29
    209 posts
    February 8, 2007 at 2:47 am
    COOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOL........ kids dont try that at home......
  7. Profile photo of aj101
    aj101 Male 13-17
    567 posts
    February 8, 2007 at 2:53 am
    ^^ how are going to try it at home...
  8. Profile photo of Shisi
    Shisi Male 18-29
    779 posts
    February 8, 2007 at 3:09 am
    ^^ Looks like you already did, By your picture.

    I think I`ve seen this before. Oh well, Its still sexy.

  9. Profile photo of iAMzach
    iAMzach Male 18-29
    606 posts
    February 8, 2007 at 3:15 am
    holy poo that would toast my fanny
  10. Profile photo of BigGuyMikePA
    BigGuyMikePA Male 18-29
    99 posts
    February 8, 2007 at 3:28 am
    Wow...
  11. Profile photo of lolakitty72
    lolakitty72 Female 30-39
    1972 posts
    February 8, 2007 at 3:30 am
    I wish I could do that.
  12. Profile photo of marvinius
    marvinius Male 18-29
    357 posts
    February 8, 2007 at 3:55 am
    i want one...
  13. Profile photo of Scotchy
    Scotchy Male 18-29
    592 posts
    February 8, 2007 at 4:22 am
    "Marty bring the De`lorean, I found out how to get you the 1.21 jigowatts of power you need to get back to the future!"
  14. Profile photo of stereotypic
    stereotypic Male 18-29
    356 posts
    February 8, 2007 at 5:26 am
    I want a gun that can do that.
  15. Profile photo of killerv
    killerv Male 13-17
    46 posts
    February 8, 2007 at 5:49 am
    wow happyness in my pants
  16. Profile photo of Deadman3215
    Deadman3215 Male 18-29
    536 posts
    February 8, 2007 at 7:02 am
    I`ll save my comments about how old this is mainly because it looks AWESOME. I saw this a long time ago on Ebaums world... Before you say anything I mean back when Ebaums World was cool, So don`t hate =D
  17. Profile photo of ilikeggs485
    ilikeggs485 Male 13-17
    49 posts
    February 8, 2007 at 9:55 am
    a guy should have been standing there to open the switch manually. =]
  18. Profile photo of AOD-ninja
    AOD-ninja Female 13-17
    302 posts
    February 8, 2007 at 10:14 am
    roflmao @ iAMzach


    Oh wait, you mean the american meaning of fanny......

  19. Profile photo of engelbert
    engelbert Female 18-29
    236 posts
    February 8, 2007 at 10:23 am
    ^ I laughed at that too. I always giggle when Americans say "fanny".
  20. Profile photo of JarvisKnot
    JarvisKnot Male 18-29
    268 posts
    February 8, 2007 at 10:28 am
    I think I saw this video a while ago on IAB, but I can`t find it. It`s stil an awesome video, though.
  21. Profile photo of mntlmstrbtr
    mntlmstrbtr Male 30-39
    737 posts
    February 8, 2007 at 10:36 am
    that`s pretty f*ckin` badass.
  22. Profile photo of Bennyd
    Bennyd Male 13-17
    1092 posts
    February 8, 2007 at 11:23 am
    cool wonder what the cause was
  23. Profile photo of P-Chanmisao
    P-Chanmisao Female 18-29
    228 posts
    February 8, 2007 at 12:36 pm
    Wow, thank god no birds were flying by. Jugglers, tho, should feel free to pass through it.
  24. Profile photo of madmax11
    madmax11 Male 18-29
    733 posts
    February 8, 2007 at 1:10 pm
    lol, awsome :D
  25. Profile photo of JAK-STEEL
    JAK-STEEL Male 13-17
    1364 posts
    February 8, 2007 at 2:38 pm
    coool
  26. Profile photo of Spriggan666
    Spriggan666 Male 18-29
    242 posts
    February 8, 2007 at 2:42 pm
    annnnd tesla just creamed his pants
  27. Profile photo of David_acord
    David_acord Male 18-29
    128 posts
    February 8, 2007 at 2:43 pm
    It`s alive... IT`S ALIVE!!!!!!!
  28. Profile photo of lunani
    lunani Female 18-29
    257 posts
    February 8, 2007 at 3:07 pm
    Wow! Can someone tell what just happened there?

    Love the "WHAT??" at the end!

  29. Profile photo of scar104
    scar104 Male 13-17
    358 posts
    February 8, 2007 at 3:41 pm
    Wow. Tesla eat your heart out. Oh, and you too Van der Graff
  30. Profile photo of gabcab
    gabcab Male 13-17
    404 posts
    February 8, 2007 at 3:43 pm
    lol scotchy, I was thinking the same thing
  31. Profile photo of SillyCilly
    SillyCilly Female 13-17
    173 posts
    February 8, 2007 at 3:52 pm
    *gasp* again! again!
  32. Profile photo of kid-avenger
    kid-avenger Male 13-17
    220 posts
    February 8, 2007 at 4:06 pm
    coool now i need that to creat my own frankinstien
  33. Profile photo of Dude_
    Dude_ Male 13-17
    143 posts
    February 8, 2007 at 4:27 pm
    Haha, I like the noise at the end. Reminds me of Crash Bandicoot.
  34. Profile photo of -NeonCarrot-
    -NeonCarrot- Male 13-17
    1496 posts
    February 8, 2007 at 5:43 pm
    REEEEPOST

    I think it was from the summer of `06 if my memory serves me.

  35. Profile photo of blahbored
    blahbored Male 70 & Over
    308 posts
    February 8, 2007 at 5:52 pm
    I WANT TO BE THERE TO SEE IT |:
  36. Profile photo of iAMzach
    iAMzach Male 18-29
    606 posts
    February 8, 2007 at 5:52 pm
    i had to look up what fanny means in england. i have to say im slightly embarresed
  37. Profile photo of Kaorichan
    Kaorichan Female 18-29
    4 posts
    February 8, 2007 at 6:11 pm
    whats it mean X3 X3333
  38. Profile photo of IWMSGAN
    IWMSGAN Female 18-29
    113 posts
    February 8, 2007 at 6:37 pm
    what does it mean?
  39. Profile photo of IWMSGAN
    IWMSGAN Female 18-29
    113 posts
    February 8, 2007 at 6:37 pm
    does it make fannie may dirty?
  40. Profile photo of jdelaney
    jdelaney Female 18-29
    82 posts
    February 8, 2007 at 7:16 pm
    It`s a woman`s...erm....yeah *points down and blushes* And as for the video the one thought going through my head the entire time was:

    "OMG, it`s so shiny! i wanna touch it!!!"

    Apparently whenever shiny, deadly things are around i turned into my little sister :/

  41. Profile photo of RyanF701
    RyanF701 Male 18-29
    2486 posts
    February 8, 2007 at 7:38 pm
    "
    Wow! Can someone tell what just happened there?"

    They broke the electric current by moving those two metal things apart, so it had to go somewhere. I bet you would get fried if you were standing anywhere within 75 yards of that thing.

  42. Profile photo of Zerocyde
    Zerocyde Male 18-29
    3256 posts
    February 8, 2007 at 7:48 pm
    Old as hell but still a kick ass video.
  43. Profile photo of Zerocyde
    Zerocyde Male 18-29
    3256 posts
    February 8, 2007 at 7:51 pm
    hah, never noticed that before... see the camera guy shake a little as soon as it opens? That plus the sound of the echo after it stoped must mean that that was loud as hell, heh.
  44. Profile photo of Woot45
    Woot45 Female 13-17
    1398 posts
    February 8, 2007 at 8:08 pm
    i saw this like 5 years ago. it`s so old...
  45. Profile photo of mushslipvayn
    mushslipvayn Male 13-17
    146 posts
    February 8, 2007 at 8:42 pm
    holy cow
  46. Profile photo of Ohnjaynb
    Ohnjaynb Male 18-29
    592 posts
    February 8, 2007 at 9:27 pm
    wow, I`ve never seen arcing like that.
  47. Profile photo of majwhite
    majwhite Male 18-29
    250 posts
    February 8, 2007 at 10:13 pm
    frickin awesome . . . it gets a MEGA 4
  48. Profile photo of DoughnutBoy
    DoughnutBoy Male 13-17
    701 posts
    February 8, 2007 at 11:01 pm
    wow, very old....but amazingly awsome, wow i havnt seen this in a long time, damn thats cool
  49. Profile photo of croc_fan
    croc_fan Female 40-49
    83 posts
    February 8, 2007 at 11:47 pm
    HOLYYYYYYYYYY F!!K !!!!!!!!!!! helllllllllll yeahhhhhhhh !!!!! WOOOOHOOOOO !!!!!!! that would kinda fry your a*s right off !!!! F!!king awesome !!!!! pure power MAN!!!!!
  50. Profile photo of 23scadu
    23scadu Male 18-29
    274 posts
    February 9, 2007 at 12:09 am
    The electic company workers seem to know it was going to happen obviously because they were filming it, but the guys on the bottom left seem to walk away in one of those "Ahh crap I should leave before the cops come" styles.
  51. Profile photo of artistchick7
    artistchick7 Female 18-29
    963 posts
    February 9, 2007 at 12:39 am
    Awesome :D
  52. Profile photo of Link1919
    Link1919 Male 13-17
    236 posts
    February 9, 2007 at 2:40 am
    How wicked would it be to be able to shoot that out of your hands at any volt you wanted AWSOME
  53. Profile photo of maizcul
    maizcul Male 13-17
    73 posts
    February 9, 2007 at 3:44 am
    REPOST! But still cool.
  54. Profile photo of FLB
    FLB Female 18-29
    1229 posts
    February 9, 2007 at 6:31 am
    cool.
    looks very pretty,
  55. Profile photo of Andy1821
    Andy1821 Male 18-29
    65 posts
    February 9, 2007 at 2:05 pm
    3rd time this has been posted?

    http://www.i-am-bored.com/bored_link.cfm...

  56. Profile photo of kittyman1995
    kittyman1995 Male 13-17
    84 posts
    February 9, 2007 at 7:13 pm
    I wish there had been a clown playing the game "Sorry" with a mime when they turned that thing on. All those things are annoying. Oh, and also SSSSSHHHIIIIIIIINNNNNNNYYYYYYYY!!!!!!!!!!
  57. Profile photo of klkl
    klkl Male 13-17
    1725 posts
    February 9, 2007 at 11:52 pm
    i think repost but its worth it
  58. Profile photo of abby0315
    abby0315 Female 30-39
    1248 posts
    February 10, 2007 at 2:04 am
    I was thinking of Brennan Mulwray off of "Mutant X" watching this. He was able to shoot electricity out of his hands. Very, very kewl though. How awesome would that have been to see in person.
  59. Profile photo of kungfool
    kungfool Male 18-29
    18 posts
    February 10, 2007 at 2:31 am
    Yeah, I was the one who posted it a year ago, but the youtube video went down, so I`m glad someone posted a new link. And since it was a year ago, there are probably many IAB viewers who have never seen it before.

    Thanks for posting :)

  60. Profile photo of Unanswered
    Unanswered Male 13-17
    239 posts
    February 10, 2007 at 5:28 pm
    Electrifying!

    I hope I spelled that correctly.

  61. Profile photo of thomaso35353
    thomaso35353 Male 13-17
    223 posts
    February 11, 2007 at 2:10 am
    to quick
  62. Profile photo of zintosion
    zintosion Male 13-17
    400 posts
    February 11, 2007 at 3:59 am
    pweety.
    can i touch it
  63. Profile photo of ImTakingOver
    ImTakingOver Male 18-29
    388 posts
    February 11, 2007 at 11:58 pm
    old old old old old old old old old old old old old old old old old old old old old old old old old old old old old old old old old old old old old old old old old
  64. Profile photo of Megan3445
    Megan3445 Female 13-17
    193 posts
    February 12, 2007 at 12:44 am
    thats a repost isnt it? cool tho
  65. Profile photo of MetaToast
    MetaToast Male 18-29
    35 posts
    February 12, 2007 at 1:22 pm
    I need to know where that`s located so I can power up my proton pack.
  66. Profile photo of LaChica
    LaChica Female 18-29
    1596 posts
    February 13, 2007 at 2:41 pm
    o.0 Why it shut off? :( I want it to destroy someone xD
  67. Profile photo of jerome95
    jerome95 Male 13-17
    40 posts
    February 26, 2007 at 3:28 pm
    didu watch that episode of future weapons when they had some thing like that in a brief case
    |-X
  68. Profile photo of coneel
    coneel Male 13-17
    2 posts
    March 13, 2007 at 5:43 pm
    yeah that suitcase that is an automatic taser when they set it!!!!! thats almost as kewl as the video!!! almost.... but neither are as kewl as if you could shoot lightning out of hands!!! ^_^
  69. Profile photo of Inferno00
    Inferno00 Male 13-17
    150 posts
    January 1, 2008 at 1:20 am
    Thats awesome
  70. Profile photo of togetec
    togetec Male 13-17
    608 posts
    January 1, 2008 at 1:48 am
    sorry, i just creamed myself.
  71. Profile photo of PenDPanda
    PenDPanda Male 18-29
    4 posts
    January 1, 2008 at 8:13 am
    That really is awesome. But, why does that happen?
  72. Profile photo of SnaveNareik
    SnaveNareik Male 13-17
    244 posts
    April 6, 2009 at 10:27 am
    that was.....AWESOME!
  73. Profile photo of khol91
    khol91 Male 18-29
    2 posts
    April 19, 2009 at 9:05 am
    @PenDPanda
    This happens with all incomplete circuits. There was just so much energy in his case that it could travel through what is normally an insulator(the air) to complete the circuit. Energy always wants a complete circuit and will take the path of least resistance to get to it.

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