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Date: 07/19/11 11:40 AM

57 Responses to Tear Gas Training Test

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    kitteh9lives Female 70 & Over
    8014 posts
    July 19, 2011 at 10:33 am
    Link: Tear Gas Training Test - Soldiers test their limits by answering questions in a tent full of tear gas, without their mask. Could you pass?
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    SpatulaBoy Male 18-29
    35 posts
    July 19, 2011 at 11:49 am
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    ryan99 Male 13-17
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    July 19, 2011 at 11:51 am
    You don`t have a favorite beer? You`re 21!
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    Corydoras87 Male 18-29
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    July 19, 2011 at 11:51 am
    I could pass... more gas
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    WhiteOokami Male 18-29
    38 posts
    July 19, 2011 at 11:53 am
    Looks like basic training, they usually make you answer questions or say where you use to live and things like that without a mask. They make you line up to leave and if anyone even walks faster for the door they line everyone back up and walk them outside again. At least that`s my understanding of the tear gas chamber.
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    Mantistador Male 18-29
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    July 19, 2011 at 11:55 am
    my buddy had to do it, when he was 19, said it aint too bad...
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    Zombiemike Male 18-29
    553 posts
    July 19, 2011 at 11:55 am
    Looks like USAF boot camp.
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    Oystah Female 40-49
    4030 posts
    July 19, 2011 at 11:57 am
    Aww - that reminded me of a boyfriend I had way back in jr. year of high school - he had to do that in basic training for the Marines and he was so nervous about it.
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    krisley Male 18-29
    525 posts
    July 19, 2011 at 12:00 pm
    No thank you.
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    HamilTaco Male 18-29
    178 posts
    July 19, 2011 at 12:04 pm
    Wow. That`s pretty cool.
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    CaptKangaroo Male 50-59
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    July 19, 2011 at 12:07 pm
    Should be basic training for those interested in civil disobedience-along with tactical strategies and defensive/offensive training.
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    N-Vet Male 30-39
    105 posts
    July 19, 2011 at 12:14 pm
    We had to sing the Happy Birthday song for one of the instructors daughters when I went through Navy Boot camp, only about 1/2 of us got all the way through. The bodybuilder in our group tried to bolt for the door and the Instructors made him wait inside the door until everyone else left before he could leave. I actually was in worse condition in the blackout smoke escape chamber then the teargas chamber. Non-Irritating smoke is a misnomer if you have minor allergies....
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    elderban Male 30-39
    390 posts
    July 19, 2011 at 12:21 pm
    I remember that from boot camp. I think the CO`s got a kick out of it.
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    hwkiller Male 18-29
    490 posts
    July 19, 2011 at 12:27 pm
    I think the woman at the end did better than anyone.
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    Gerry1of1 Male 50-59
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    July 19, 2011 at 12:50 pm

    That is awesome fun with the tears streaming down and your lungs on fire and snot pouring out your nose into your mouth! Those were the days, yes sir!

    but boy the pussied that down!
    when I was in boot camp you had to YELL your rank, name, platton, and service number then make your way through a maze to find the exit on your own.

    No one patted your shoulder or led you away or said "good job".

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    Altaru Male 18-29
    3483 posts
    July 19, 2011 at 12:57 pm
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    davymid Male 30-39
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    July 19, 2011 at 1:02 pm
    "What`s your favourite sports team?"

    "*splutter* *cough* Colts!"

    "What the hell, get out of my tent. The COLTS?!?"
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    tedgp Male 30-39
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    July 19, 2011 at 1:04 pm
    Their problem is that they didnt take a deep breath before taking the mask off. Any soldier/officer will tell you, the first thing you do is take a deep breath.
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    DOOMDIEGO Male 13-17
    15 posts
    July 19, 2011 at 1:24 pm
    Nobody from Texas says, "YEEHAWW!!!1" And I have been in Texas all my life. Aside from that, I found this pretty amusing. I have never breathed tear gas before but I can imagine its not fun. xD
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    Thetas Male 18-29
    1540 posts
    July 19, 2011 at 2:19 pm
    They`re really nice about it in this. In basic training, we got hit and yelled at while we were in there.
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    Gottamgear Male 18-29
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    July 19, 2011 at 2:27 pm
    You might want to change your region if you are in Texas. You have yourself living in South America...way different than the southern US. YEEHAW!
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    patchouly Male 40-49
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    July 19, 2011 at 2:37 pm
    Nice to see the women holding their own.

    A very tough test, to say the least.
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    s1cKs0uL Female 18-29
    394 posts
    July 19, 2011 at 2:41 pm
    "Only steers and queers come from Texas, which are you?!"


    rofl love it^^
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    RobSwindol Male 30-39
    2498 posts
    July 19, 2011 at 2:43 pm
    The Mayor of Cedar Rapids, Iowa was thinking of using this video as a town promo until he got to 3:40.
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    Student_Law Male 30-39
    1010 posts
    July 19, 2011 at 2:55 pm
    "And from that day on, everybody called him Princess Belle" ;-)

    This is also done during the 12 month mandatory army duty over here :-)
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    Karen1987 Female 18-29
    5 posts
    July 19, 2011 at 2:56 pm
    no way could i pass that test
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    propagandi Male 40-49
    727 posts
    July 19, 2011 at 3:13 pm
    Been there, done that.
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    MrHoobToYou Male 40-49
    405 posts
    July 19, 2011 at 3:19 pm
    I did this when I was in basic training in the Navy, I did OK, except for pooting my pants and getting an erection.
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    Jowsh Male 18-29
    1237 posts
    July 19, 2011 at 3:22 pm
    i couldn`t pass the test of watching the whole video
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    Listypoos Male 40-49
    3053 posts
    July 19, 2011 at 3:35 pm
    At basic training if our instructors didn`t like anyone they`d keep them talking for ages and ask them extra questions...... which was fine for one welsh guy we had who didn`t seem to be effected by CS even after they had him singing the whole of Men of Harlech.

    The end bit with breathing it in is only the end of the test (in the uk anyway) the main bit of it is doing all your decontam drills first to simulate more serious chemicals.
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    xCYBERDYNEx Male 18-29
    4903 posts
    July 19, 2011 at 3:38 pm
    That last chick was friggin hardcore, Texas f*ck yeah!
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    the_windy Female 18-29
    1589 posts
    July 19, 2011 at 3:55 pm
    My brother had to do this. When he went in he had a sunburn on his nose, and afterwards it got really red and painful.
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    Fatninja01 Male 30-39
    25350 posts
    July 19, 2011 at 4:54 pm
    Wow.. i didnt think it was that bad.. cool tho
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    5405841 Female 18-29
    527 posts
    July 19, 2011 at 5:07 pm
    My boyfriend has had to do this multiple times. He`s a beast.
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    techgeek07 Male 30-39
    2589 posts
    July 19, 2011 at 5:13 pm
    They got me three times when I first joined the airforce. Once for basic, again for Med-red, and then again for something called FTAC. I was starting to think gassing me was becoming the national past time.
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    SunnyNphilly Male 18-29
    645 posts
    July 19, 2011 at 6:28 pm
    "Wow.. i didnt think it was that bad.. cool tho"

    its only a chemical weapon.... tard
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    DixxyRarr Female 18-29
    2674 posts
    July 19, 2011 at 7:16 pm
    Princess Belle. Love it.
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    hypno1 Male 30-39
    69 posts
    July 19, 2011 at 7:33 pm
    I`ve had to go through these CS tents a few times in my military career, and the suckage is in direct proportion to how many CS pellets the soldiers running the tent melt at a time. These guys didn`t have it too bad, but it doesn`t take much to make it uncomfortable. I remember a couple of times when there was so much CS in the tent you could barely see the other side. It makes it almost impossible to open your eyes or talk. All you can do is stand with drool and snot running out of your head. Some can`t take it and flip out and run around the tent until they can be led to the door. It`s pretty funny watching everyone outside the tent propping their eyelids open until their tears wash it all out. It actually gets easier the more times you go through it because you know what to expect. It still sucks, it just sucks less.
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    JaLacaob Male 18-29
    1648 posts
    July 19, 2011 at 7:38 pm
    techgeek07: Makes two of us. I had to do it a fourth time five years in, though. non-nice individuals.
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    Swaywithme Female 18-29
    3696 posts
    July 19, 2011 at 7:53 pm
    I didn`t want to go on your stupid tour- I`m a Coors man anyway- SILVER BULLET

    "What`s there to do in Iowa?"
    "NOTHING" hahah
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    Batmanners Male 18-29
    4009 posts
    July 19, 2011 at 8:11 pm
    To those who think it`s a piece of cake.

    While waiting for my squad`s turn to go into the NBCD shed, we waited outside. All of us were sweaty from being in the suits in 25C heat. The sweat very quickly became extremely itchy, our eyes started to tear and burn, our noses became faucets. Then came our turn to go in the hut, take a breath, then put on our gas masks.

    With all this sweat, itchy, snotty crap, inside our gas masks, we are then subjected to a very fresh, very intense dose of CS gas, and then asked to do some PT (on the spot running, jumping jacks, etc) to get the breathing rate up. My gas mask suddenly came loose, I gasped for air, unable to breath, I struggle through the gloves to tighten the gas mask, which created a hole on the other side, more gas!

    Out-of-breath, gasping for air, hyper-ventilating, I blurt out "I can`t brea..."

    SHUT THE drat UP! says the nice drill sgt.
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    Batmanners Male 18-29
    4009 posts
    July 19, 2011 at 8:16 pm
    I then took both hands, pushed the mask against my face and took 3 big breaths, and regained part of my composure, having prevented fainting, I then held my breath as I took off the mask, put it back on and go through the procedure of removing the gas from the mask.

    45 seconds later, I was back to being sweaty, itchy, teary and out of breath...but at least I could breathe.

    So yeah, it looks easy, but be weary, it packs a hell of a punch.
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    Dat1Rican Male 18-29
    263 posts
    July 19, 2011 at 10:02 pm
    couldn`t escape the full metal jacket reference... I lol`d
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    Batmanners Male 18-29
    4009 posts
    July 19, 2011 at 10:11 pm
    One of my Warrant Officers was in charge of administering the training and all that for the gas hut (NBCD) and after 15 years of doing it every week, he is immune to it. He says he still feels the itchiness, but can resist the urge to scratch, but the eyes don`t water, the nose doesn`t run, and he can still breathe (although the oxygen level is lower, so it`s not "as" easy" but he can still do it).
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    Batmanners Male 18-29
    4009 posts
    July 19, 2011 at 10:20 pm
    I like how rather than agree with whatever football team the Sgt asked, they stubbornly went with "No!" and then waited for the chance to blurt out the team they really do like.

    I was afraid that the Miami Hurricane fan was going to be an Auburn Tigers Junky.....c wut I did thar?
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    davymid Male 30-39
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    July 19, 2011 at 10:30 pm
    I was afraid that the Miami Hurricane fan was going to be an Auburn Tigers Junky.....c wut I did thar?

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    Max13007 Male 18-29
    200 posts
    July 19, 2011 at 11:13 pm
    Win for the full metal jacket reference
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    Dover78 Male 18-29
    224 posts
    July 20, 2011 at 1:59 am
    That poo is an invention straight from Hell. When I went through basic I was already drated when I got the the TI because my mask leaked. One trainee took off running as soon as he took his mask off and bowled over a female MSgt on his way out. Hes not in the military any more lol
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    Jowsh Male 18-29
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    July 20, 2011 at 3:35 am
    I think you may have a blockbuster if you can get Clint Eastwood as the Warrant Officer Batmanners

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    MrTwidget Male 30-39
    790 posts
    July 20, 2011 at 4:47 am
    Had to do the same thing in boot. This is one of the worst feelings I`ve ever felt. After that first breath every single pour in your face opens. Eyes, nose, mouth. It`s virtually impossible to speak. The point of the test is to trust your equipment.
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    timisstupid Male 18-29
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    July 20, 2011 at 6:12 am
    I`m in the Australian Army and I`ve done lots of tear gas training. These guys aren`t acting - tear gas is f....d!
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    Lord_Jereth Male 40-49
    725 posts
    July 20, 2011 at 6:21 am
    Been there, it sucked azz.

    8-) LJ
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    razbitom Male 40-49
    900 posts
    July 20, 2011 at 7:18 am
    hey... sophia kicks a little ass there. i`d totally expect it of the ladies, too. usually a hell of a lot tougher than the men.
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    madest Male 40-49
    7381 posts
    July 20, 2011 at 8:44 am
    I got a stomach full of puke on my back from the guy behind me when I did this. We didn`t have to answer questions or talk but we did have to stand there w/o our masks for a period of time.
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    deathxtra Male 13-17
    2791 posts
    July 20, 2011 at 1:09 pm
    Only steers and queers come from texas, which one are you?!

    God, I love this guy.
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    PopeRocket Male 30-39
    120 posts
    July 20, 2011 at 9:05 pm
    Been there. Cheated. Spent a weekend desensitizing ourselves to CS with used canisters provided by our Drill-Sergeants. Painful? Stupid? Yes. But the look on the other platoons` Drills` faces was priceless when we looked them right in the eye, maskless, and had only mild reactions to the tablets.
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    zumtut Male 18-29
    56 posts
    July 25, 2011 at 2:56 pm
    That is nothing compared to law enforcement OC spray testing.

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