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Date: 11/07/10 08:10 AM

73 Responses to OMFG INVISIBLE FIRE EXISTS!

  1. Profile photo of DickenMcHunt
    DickenMcHunt Male 18-29
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    November 7, 2010 at 8:02 am
    Link: OMFG INVISIBLE FIRE EXISTS! - Indy racer gets engulfed in invisible fire.
  2. Profile photo of a1butcher
    a1butcher Male 40-49
    4809 posts
    November 7, 2010 at 8:19 am
    Wah hahaha Ricky Bobby!
    oh
    Rick Mears.
  3. Profile photo of J_Action
    J_Action Male 18-29
    211 posts
    November 7, 2010 at 8:27 am
    i can`t take the announcer seriously
  4. Profile photo of Gaiia
    Gaiia Male 18-29
    36 posts
    November 7, 2010 at 8:28 am
    AKA: the newest addition to my top ten fears.
  5. Profile photo of HamilTaco
    HamilTaco Male 18-29
    178 posts
    November 7, 2010 at 8:33 am
    Sounds like a prank waiting to happen
  6. Profile photo of NannersM
    NannersM Female 13-17
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    November 7, 2010 at 8:55 am
    Help me, Jesus! Help me, Jewish God, help me, Tom Cruise! Tom Cruise, save me with your witchcraft!
  7. Profile photo of tstyblucryns
    tstyblucryns Male 18-29
    496 posts
    November 7, 2010 at 8:55 am
    The real reason you don`t drink and drive...
  8. Profile photo of raiin
    raiin Female 18-29
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    November 7, 2010 at 9:09 am

  9. Profile photo of PacoP42
    PacoP42 Male 13-17
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    November 7, 2010 at 9:16 am
    If it exists, there would have been weapons made of it
  10. Profile photo of Reignblazer
    Reignblazer Male 18-29
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    November 7, 2010 at 9:18 am
    Of course it exists, methanol burns with a clear flame.
  11. Profile photo of Reignblazer
    Reignblazer Male 18-29
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    November 7, 2010 at 9:18 am
    And there were weapons made of it actually :p
  12. Profile photo of iGamer
    iGamer Male 18-29
    194 posts
    November 7, 2010 at 9:28 am
    And we thought Will Ferrell was an idiot...sure showed us
  13. Profile photo of academiamole
    academiamole Male 50-59
    33 posts
    November 7, 2010 at 9:32 am
    Hmmm... I couldn`t hear the audio.
  14. Profile photo of CrakrJak
    CrakrJak Male 40-49
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    November 7, 2010 at 10:26 am
    This is not a comedy sketch, It is real.
  15. Profile photo of Crucible
    Crucible Male 18-29
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    November 7, 2010 at 10:33 am
    "It really is a terrible problem"
  16. Profile photo of osirisascend
    osirisascend Male 40-49
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    November 7, 2010 at 10:45 am
    @ PacoP42: Methanol burns with a flame that is invisible to the human eye. Try paying closer attention in Chemistry. I guarantee your teacher covered it at some point. Especially if you used alcohols in lab.
  17. Profile photo of IRockYeah
    IRockYeah Male 40-49
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    November 7, 2010 at 10:45 am
    Im english but I still laugh at the narrators accent.
    I say, jolly what what old boy
  18. Profile photo of sjaakwortel
    sjaakwortel Male 18-29
    358 posts
    November 7, 2010 at 11:13 am
    i burnt alchohol, it was blue.
  19. Profile photo of Fatninja01
    Fatninja01 Male 30-39
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    November 7, 2010 at 11:14 am
    Wow, thats insane, thats brilliant!
  20. Profile photo of SebastianLam
    SebastianLam Male 13-17
    730 posts
    November 7, 2010 at 11:29 am
    Help me Jesus! Help me Jewish God! Help me Allah! AAAAAHHH! Help me Tom Cruise! Tom Cruise, use your witchcraft on me to get the fire off me!
  21. Profile photo of ROK9
    ROK9 Male 18-29
    1834 posts
    November 7, 2010 at 11:52 am
    ricky bobby?
  22. Profile photo of kingpong
    kingpong Male 18-29
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    November 7, 2010 at 11:59 am
    A lot of things burn outside the visible spectrum it`s not really a new development, but it is hilarious to watch someone burning with invisible fire.
  23. Profile photo of Swaywithme
    Swaywithme Female 18-29
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    November 7, 2010 at 12:11 pm
    haaahaha oh god- That poor guy but the narrator`s ACCENT

    It`s an Alcahall FIRE
    Both rick Mears and his mechanic are ALIGHT
    YOU cannot see it! But they are engulfed in FLAMES!

    It`s like William H Macy in Seabiscuit doing the race announcements XD
  24. Profile photo of Scott_2150
    Scott_2150 Male 18-29
    801 posts
    November 7, 2010 at 12:20 pm
    That seems more like a Monty Python sketch more than anything....Plus Alcohol burns with a blue flame...
  25. Profile photo of PTPete
    PTPete Female 30-39
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    November 7, 2010 at 12:56 pm
    That is f*cked up.
  26. Profile photo of Microchemist
    Microchemist Male 18-29
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    November 7, 2010 at 1:44 pm
    @Scott 2150
    As an organometallic chemist, I can assure you that, even though you correct that alcohol burns primarily blue, that most alcohol(for all you who don`t happen to know, an alcohol is any chemical that has R-C-OH groups)flames are nearly impossible to see in broad daylight. If this were at night, you could probably see them.
  27. Profile photo of B3N0C1D3
    B3N0C1D3 Male 18-29
    783 posts
    November 7, 2010 at 2:09 pm
    Save them Tom Cruise! Save them with your witchcraft!!
  28. Profile photo of kittehdee29
    kittehdee29 Female 18-29
    803 posts
    November 7, 2010 at 2:12 pm
    ...lolwut?
  29. Profile photo of patthebaker
    patthebaker Male 18-29
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    November 7, 2010 at 2:18 pm
    Best April fools joke ever.
  30. Profile photo of W2
    W2 Male 13-17
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    November 7, 2010 at 3:29 pm
    all lies, i swear.
  31. Profile photo of OldOllie
    OldOllie Male 60-69
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    November 7, 2010 at 3:34 pm
    Most of what you see in a flame is glowing hot soot. Alcohol burns very clean, so there`s nothing there except hot CO2 and water vapor which is nearly impossible to see in daylight. They could add something to the fuel to give it some color, but that would also produce soot in the engines. Maybe they could put something on the drivers` clothing to give the flames some color.

    One nice thing about an alcohol fire is that you can put it out with plain water. Maybe what they really need are big shower heads in the pit area.
  32. Profile photo of Suicism
    Suicism Male 18-29
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    November 7, 2010 at 5:45 pm
    "His wife is FRANTIC in her Anxiety!"

    Her husband appears to have ants in his pants.
  33. Profile photo of ggolbez
    ggolbez Male 18-29
    1933 posts
    November 7, 2010 at 6:15 pm
    HELP ME TOM CRUISE!
  34. Profile photo of SmilinSam
    SmilinSam Female 18-29
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    November 7, 2010 at 6:23 pm
    oh man that is just like taladega nights.

    You`re not on fire Ricky Bobby!!!
  35. Profile photo of duffytoler
    duffytoler Male 40-49
    5195 posts
    November 7, 2010 at 6:30 pm
    "Ulkahole"? What the hell is that?
  36. Profile photo of stonker
    stonker Male 40-49
    88 posts
    November 7, 2010 at 6:32 pm
    Sounds like comedy genius David Mitchell (Mitchell and Webb)
  37. Profile photo of handys003
    handys003 Male 50-59
    2402 posts
    November 7, 2010 at 6:50 pm
    Rick Mears new book available at Borders:

    "Cooking with Alcohol 101"
  38. Profile photo of DickenMcHunt
    DickenMcHunt Male 18-29
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    November 7, 2010 at 8:07 pm
    ROFL ! @ HANDYS!
  39. Profile photo of Kalimata
    Kalimata Male 30-39
    661 posts
    November 7, 2010 at 8:07 pm
    Wait, did that guy say we can`t see the flames?
  40. Profile photo of FAKEBACON
    FAKEBACON Male 18-29
    586 posts
    November 7, 2010 at 9:31 pm
    @ Kalimata ...umm yes.
  41. Profile photo of Qwertyuiop95
    Qwertyuiop95 Male 18-29
    215 posts
    November 7, 2010 at 9:47 pm
    I won`t let the invisible fire burn my friend!

    ...What, did someone beat me to it?
  42. Profile photo of bryantm3
    bryantm3 Male 18-29
    179 posts
    November 7, 2010 at 10:17 pm
    this seems like a monty python sketch.

    "you cannot see it, but actually i am on fire right now"
  43. Profile photo of idiotfilter
    idiotfilter Male 18-29
    3916 posts
    November 7, 2010 at 10:24 pm
    so i don`t get it....can we not see the flames?
  44. Profile photo of teampink27
    teampink27 Female 18-29
    533 posts
    November 7, 2010 at 10:58 pm
    lmao I couldnt stop thinking of talladega nights during this
  45. Profile photo of Tisjokar
    Tisjokar Male 18-29
    985 posts
    November 8, 2010 at 12:07 am
    He loves saying flames, cheif, and "cannot see"
  46. Profile photo of draino123
    draino123 Male 30-39
    769 posts
    November 8, 2010 at 12:12 am
    help me tom cruise!!!
  47. Profile photo of rapemanDLX
    rapemanDLX Male 18-29
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    November 8, 2010 at 12:33 am
    Ethanol flames are very hard to see in daylight and that is what those racecars use for fuel. I might be mistaken but I think they have changed the fuelmix nowadays so you can see the flames.
  48. Profile photo of gatorade777
    gatorade777 Male 18-29
    1194 posts
    November 8, 2010 at 1:33 am
    And you called Ricky Bobby crazy
  49. Profile photo of SvampeBob
    SvampeBob Male 18-29
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    November 8, 2010 at 1:35 am
    hey mods I think the idiotfilter is broken
  50. Profile photo of PunchFace
    PunchFace Male 18-29
    29 posts
    November 8, 2010 at 2:44 am
    Yeah, it`s true. Ethanol burns a very, very bright blue, so is "invisible" in normal light. This is still pretty freakin funny though...
    @gatorade all I could think bout here was Ricky bobby, lol
  51. Profile photo of GRadde
    GRadde Male 18-29
    2556 posts
    November 8, 2010 at 3:43 am
    ^^ Telladega Nights.
    Also, holy cwap that`s scary!
  52. Profile photo of RobSwindol
    RobSwindol Male 30-39
    2514 posts
    November 8, 2010 at 3:47 am
    Help me Jesus!
    Help me Jewish God!
    Help me Allah!
    Help me Tom Cruise!
  53. Profile photo of dmoltrup
    dmoltrup Male 30-39
    162 posts
    November 8, 2010 at 3:50 am
    This is why we will never have pure ethanol in passenger cars. You must add at least 10% gasoline to see the flames. (Also known as E-90)
  54. Profile photo of AntPharm
    AntPharm Male 18-29
    950 posts
    November 8, 2010 at 5:28 am
    DA BEARS! DITKA! MEARS!
  55. Profile photo of Maelstrom_x
    Maelstrom_x Male 18-29
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    November 8, 2010 at 5:30 am
    Methanol fires are a bitch, huh?
  56. Profile photo of sbeelz
    sbeelz Male 30-39
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    November 8, 2010 at 6:29 am
    I think this video is broken- I cannot see the flames.
  57. Profile photo of pmarren
    pmarren Male 40-49
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    November 8, 2010 at 7:19 am
    Cool.
  58. Profile photo of Satkela
    Satkela Female 18-29
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    November 8, 2010 at 7:49 am
    AHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH!!!!! Great now I have something new to fear...
  59. Profile photo of FAKEBACON
    FAKEBACON Male 18-29
    586 posts
    November 8, 2010 at 9:14 am
    @ sbeelz

    Did you not read the description? Did you not hear the funny British announcer.

    Why do people keep asking "Why can`t I see the flames?!"?
  60. Profile photo of Pheeshy5
    Pheeshy5 Male 18-29
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    November 8, 2010 at 9:43 am
    That would be terrifying
  61. Profile photo of Mario561
    Mario561 Male 18-29
    57 posts
    November 8, 2010 at 10:14 am
    could the world be burning without us knowing? :-O
  62. Profile photo of NottaSpy
    NottaSpy Male 40-49
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    November 8, 2010 at 10:20 am
    With all the money invested into racing, you`d think that they`d invest in IR goggles.
  63. Profile photo of kralmir
    kralmir Male 18-29
    351 posts
    November 8, 2010 at 10:46 am
    ye.... invisible fire is one thing, seeing the guy (that it supposedly covered)on fire clearly and without any trace of damage to him or his clothing is another. die if you took this serious. die by ways of invisible fire.
  64. Profile photo of Isafan
    Isafan Male 18-29
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    November 8, 2010 at 10:51 am
    SAVE ME BABY JESUS! TOM CRUISE USE YOUR WITCHCRAFT!! AGHHHH
  65. Profile photo of kilroy5555
    kilroy5555 Male 30-39
    496 posts
    November 8, 2010 at 11:41 am
    Mmmm... alcohol...
  66. Profile photo of AirborneJT
    AirborneJT Male 18-29
    145 posts
    November 8, 2010 at 1:19 pm
    @ kralmir

    They are wearing fire retardant suits. We had an incident in high school where two students were burned by a similar fire (on a smaller scale). We could actually see the skin on their faces burned before us.

    It isn`t that the fire is invisible, the color that it emits can`t be seen in bright (e.g. sun) light. Burn a bit of everclear on a sunny day and struggle to see the hot flame.
  67. Profile photo of DamienLike
    DamienLike Male 13-17
    705 posts
    November 8, 2010 at 1:51 pm
    Oh, so that`s what happened on Talladega Nights!
    Ricky Bobby wasn`t insane after all!
  68. Profile photo of Durrell
    Durrell Male 18-29
    136 posts
    November 8, 2010 at 2:10 pm
    well not necessarily odd. alot of hydrocarbons (ie fuel) emit very little light when they burn...

    and hydrogen emits no visible light at all... guess that`s what`s happening here
  69. Profile photo of Vimto
    Vimto Male 40-49
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    November 10, 2010 at 7:51 am
    Got warned about this when we used to do first aid at speedway. Not at all pleasant.
  70. Profile photo of Slicktorino
    Slicktorino Male 18-29
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    November 14, 2010 at 11:42 pm
    You can actually see the light being refracted by the heat on better quality film or in person, like a shimmering mirage on a hot day...
  71. Profile photo of jaRv1s
    jaRv1s Male 18-29
    28 posts
    November 17, 2010 at 8:35 am
    you cannot see it you cannot see it... the commentator ran out of words?
  72. Profile photo of popsiclemyk
    popsiclemyk Male 13-17
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    January 16, 2011 at 1:56 pm
    no dratin way
  73. Profile photo of VictoryRider
    VictoryRider Male 40-49
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    May 3, 2011 at 8:18 pm
    Scarey stuff.

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