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27 Nov 2012 11:34 AM   |   17887 clicks   |   Sun Sentinel
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Cythraul     
It's been too long since we've had a good huffing thread.

27 Nov 2012 09:44 AM
shanrick    [TotalFark]  
The guy needs help, not jail.

27 Nov 2012 10:49 AM
Diogenes    [TotalFark]  
Less than 24 hours after police arrested Patrick Henderson and charged him with huffing chemicals in Delray Beach, Boynton Beach police say he walked into a Target, bought four more cans of dust remover and proceeded to get high again.

It's a victimless dustless crime.

27 Nov 2012 10:56 AM
Radak    [TotalFark]  

shanrick: The guy needs help, not jail.


That depends. We can't tell from the mugshot what local sports team his t-shirt supports.

27 Nov 2012 10:56 AM
Pinner     
Let the man huff. Legal drug is legal.

27 Nov 2012 11:36 AM
Xythero     
Does huffing make your jaw do that?

27 Nov 2012 11:37 AM
FatherChaos     
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SON I AM DISAPPOINT

27 Nov 2012 11:37 AM
protong     
What is it about huffing solvents/dust-off/you name it that makes people's lips screw up like that?

27 Nov 2012 11:39 AM
buzzhead     
He felt like he was walking on sunshine

/still my favorite episode of Intervention

27 Nov 2012 11:39 AM
Jon iz teh kewl     
huff

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27 Nov 2012 11:40 AM
ChipNASA     
His name is Patrick too....
I see similarities.

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/oblig

27 Nov 2012 11:40 AM
maxximillian     

Pinner: Let the man huff. Legal drug is legal.


The article isn't clear but he was charged with something so he likely did something illegal by huffing but even with that for gods sake man just do it at home. Is it that bad where you can't make the drive home?

27 Nov 2012 11:45 AM
Beanlet     

maxximillian: Pinner: Let the man huff. Legal drug is legal.

The article isn't clear but he was charged with something so he likely did something illegal by huffing but even with that for gods sake man just do it at home. Is it that bad where you can't make the drive home?


His mom would probably object.

27 Nov 2012 11:46 AM
Clemkadidlefark     
Uh ... does this mean ....

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27 Nov 2012 12:02 PM
MBZ321     
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27 Nov 2012 12:04 PM
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27 Nov 2012 12:17 PM
offmymeds     
I'm sniffing glue right now, so I'm getting a real kick from this thread.

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27 Nov 2012 12:24 PM
The Only Sane Man In Florida     

Pinner: Let the man huff. Legal drug is legal.


Ever read that warning on a can? "using this product in a manner not consistent with its intended use is a violation of federal law" or something like that... Yeah, go find an aerosol can and you'll see it.

Just sayin'

27 Nov 2012 12:27 PM
antidumbass     
I went to High School with a kid who huffed everything huffable- gasoline, aerosols, solvents, etc. (I seriously doubt if he graduated.) He "served as a bad example" as Twain wrote and the rest of us observed firsthand. Punch drunk with slurred speech and poor vision by the Junior year. Two other people I knew went blind for hours huffing 'Pam' cooking spray.
30+ years later, I still shiver at the thought of their actions.

27 Nov 2012 12:30 PM
offmymeds     

antidumbass: I went to High School with a kid who huffed everything huffable- gasoline, aerosols, solvents, etc. (I seriously doubt if he graduated.) He "served as a bad example" as Twain wrote and the rest of us observed firsthand. Punch drunk with slurred speech and poor vision by the Junior year. Two other people I knew went blind for hours huffing 'Pam' cooking spray.
30+ years later, I still shiver at the thought of their actions.


Is this the guy?

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27 Nov 2012 12:33 PM
tuxq     
Could someone farking explain to me how this is helpful? They arrest him for his own good, but giving him a record scars him for life and makes any chance of any decent future job opportunities pretty slim.

There's no logic in this.

27 Nov 2012 12:42 PM
The One True TheDavid     
shanrick:

The guy needs help, not jail.

Given the brain damage that stuff causes if he waits too long the help might come in the form of shoe-tying and butt-wiping lessons.

What I want to know is why it's illegal. At least why it's punished with jail time: the threat of jail should be used as an inducement to sterilization so the stupid won't get passed down and confiscation of any dependent children so its effects on them might be mitigated with proper care and training. There are fewer more obvious signs of mental subnormality than huffing, given that you have to be pretty dumb to do it and it makes you even dumber.

The herd needs culling, and more subjects volunteer every day.

27 Nov 2012 12:45 PM
Tenatra     

Xythero: Does huffing make your jaw do that?


I had a friend that wanted to do some duster and I had a can at my house so I gave it to him. I don't believe that he got high off of it, or at least not in the sense that he would need to take another hit to get a fix. We were all amused with how insanely deep his voice got for a few minutes after he did it. From what I observed, It just seems to have the opposite effect of inhaling helium. There are probably other negatives that I'm not familiar with since this was just a one time thing.

27 Nov 2012 12:47 PM
offmymeds     

The One True TheDavid: shanrick:

The guy needs help, not jail.

Given the brain damage that stuff causes if he waits too long the help might come in the form of shoe-tying and butt-wiping lessons.

What I want to know is why it's illegal. At least why it's punished with jail time: the threat of jail should be used as an inducement to sterilization so the stupid won't get passed down and confiscation of any dependent children so its effects on them might be mitigated with proper care and training. There are fewer more obvious signs of mental subnormality than huffing, given that you have to be pretty dumb to do it and it makes you even dumber.

The herd needs culling, and more subjects volunteer every day.


Ever hear of eugenics?
Link
and
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27 Nov 2012 12:50 PM
lordargent     
Cythraul : It's been too long since we've had a good huffing thread.

Everyday paint huffering
Everyday paint huffering
huffer, huffering, huffering
huffer, huffering, huffering
huffer, huffering, huffering

27 Nov 2012 12:54 PM
Tenatra     

The One True TheDavid: shanrick:

The guy needs help, not jail.

Given the brain damage that stuff causes if he waits too long the help might come in the form of shoe-tying and butt-wiping lessons.

What I want to know is why it's illegal. At least why it's punished with jail time: the threat of jail should be used as an inducement to sterilization so the stupid won't get passed down and confiscation of any dependent children so its effects on them might be mitigated with proper care and training. There are fewer more obvious signs of mental subnormality than huffing, given that you have to be pretty dumb to do it and it makes you even dumber.

The herd needs culling, and more subjects volunteer every day.


Look at the people abusing inhalants. Link Minors, yea those people that don't know anything about the world so they can't get in real trouble. Maybe the chemicals will spare them since they are ignorant.

27 Nov 2012 01:02 PM
The One True TheDavid     
tuxq:

Could someone farking explain to me how this is helpful? They arrest him for his own good, but giving him a record scars him for life and makes any chance of any decent future job opportunities pretty slim.

There's no logic in this.


So you say. By the time somebody gets a regular huffing habit his brain is too damaged for socially useful employment: there are only so many ditches that need to be dug. Not to mention the other health problems it causes, including damage to the liver, lungs, kidney, and myelin, which should be publicized as a possible deterrent. (Idiopathic damage to the myelin in the brain and spinal chord is known as Multiple Scleroses; it's bad enough when you get MS "just because," you have to be an idiot to do it to yourself.)

Maybe we should have Inane Asylums far away from major population centers where stupid people of all kinds can go (or be sent) to indulge such stupidity till it eventually kills them. You'd probably need maximum-security-type fencing to keep them in, but my hunch is they'll be too inebriated to ever think of leaving anyway. The problem is their meat would probably be too poisoned for us to eat: maybe we can render it into some baloney-type thing and sell it to China as "pet food" (knowing it'll be served to their penal slaves instead).

Cull the herd! Cull it soon!

27 Nov 2012 01:04 PM
The One True TheDavid     

offmymeds: The One True TheDavid:
[...]

The herd needs culling, and more subjects volunteer every day.

Ever hear of eugenics?


Yes I have. Properly applied it's a great idea. The problem comes when you wrongly identify people as "unfit" because of their race, ethnicity or class: stupid comes in many forms, as does genius, so such things should not be criteria. (Except to a good socialist, who'd favor smart poor kids over smart rich ones.) We'd be better off with a population heavily weighted toward sane, intelligent blacks, e.g., than what we have now where stupidity is pretty widely and equitably distributed across all groups except Orientals and Jews.

Three generations of idiots is too many.

27 Nov 2012 01:16 PM
RembrandtQEinstein     
Really our society needs an attitude adjustment. Trying to stop people from being stupid is like trying to stop rivers from flooding or tornadoes from eating trailer parks. Instead we should focus on the most economically efficient way to mitigate the damage that stupid people do.

And putting stupid people in prison is definitely not it. But it is great for the prison guard unions, and the prison contractors, and the industries where products are built with prison slave labor, and the bail bondsmen, and the prosecutors with political ambitions, and the cops who get paid "overtime" for doing their jobs, etc etc etc.

27 Nov 2012 01:32 PM
The One True TheDavid     
Tenatra:

Look at the people abusing inhalants. Link Minors, yea those people that don't know anything about the world so they can't get in real trouble. Maybe the chemicals will spare them since they are ignorant.

This guy in TFA is 29. If he'd been huffing heavily since he was 12 he wouldn't be driving, if he were still alive. As for stupidity being rife among kids, well, stupid kids grow into stupid adults: my hunch is it's rare that anyone in contemporary America becomes more intelligent as they get older, they just graduate into more adult forms of stupidity. You might say that adolescents huffing alerts us to their problem before they might otherwise show up on our radar, letting us mitigate the damage they'll do before it amounts to very much. And regardless of who it is or where they are, after someone's been heavily into this shiat they're damaged to the point of being almost totally useless anyway. Should we penalize society because somebody who's not really all that stupid to begin with chooses of his own free will to stupidify himself unduly?

And yes, I'm aware that poor urban minority kids show up in those statistics more often, but that might be because that's where the experts usually look. This guy is white, lives in a fairly well-off part of Florida and had his own truck: are we to believe he's the only "middle-class" adult Caucasian huffer around there? Most of the huffers I knew in the old days in the old neighborhood (Hampden, formerly Baltimore's white slum) were white people whose parents had jobs and owned their own homes; our darker brethren, even in the Flag House project, regarded inhalant abuse as something stupid white people do. 

You're not going to get rid of inhalant abuse: ban aerosols and they'll huff varnish remover. It's better to get rid of the inhalant abusers, or let them eliminate themslves away from those who know better. 

By the way, I tried sniffing glue when I was 8. It took me an hour to dig the Elmer's back out.

27 Nov 2012 01:38 PM
The One True TheDavid     
RembrandtQEinstein:

Instead we should focus on the most economically efficient way to mitigate the damage that stupid people do.

And putting stupid people in prison is definitely not it.


"Gravy Train is PEOPLE!!1!"

27 Nov 2012 01:41 PM
puppetmaster745     

The One True TheDavid: Maybe we should have Inane Asylums far away from major population centers where stupid people of all kinds can go (or be sent) to indulge such stupidity till it eventually kills them. You'd probably need maximum-security-type fencing to keep them in out


FTFY

There is probably a sickening number of people who would choose a life of carefree self-destruction.

27 Nov 2012 01:54 PM
Pangea     

The One True TheDavid: You're not going to get rid of inhalant abuse: ban aerosols and they'll huff varnish remover. It's better to get rid of the inhalant abusers


I presume that you're alright with eliminating smokers and casual drinkers too then? Those are bad for you. How about people that eat fast food? How about anyone who has developed type 2 diabetes?

Your entire post is comprised of sweeping assumptions and hyperbole, complete with racial stereotyping, so I don't know why I feel compelled to respond. It seems likely that you're not trolling and actually believe what you're saying. I feel bad for you.

27 Nov 2012 02:13 PM
Tenatra     

The One True TheDavid: You're not going to get rid of inhalant abuse: ban aerosols and they'll huff varnish remover. It's better to get rid of the inhalant abusers, or let them eliminate themslves away from those who know better.


I was just generalizing it based on the NDIC report, taking a jab at how we view minors/crime in this country, and using the same views in reference to drug damage on said minors since they don't know any better. I've been around those crowds, If they want to get effed up then they will try just about anything. Drinking mouthwash, inhaling propane, huffing paint thinner or [insert random chemical found in garage / pills found in your friend's parents' medicine cabinet].

/I've seen some pretty stupid things

27 Nov 2012 02:18 PM
The One True TheDavid     

Pangea: The One True TheDavid:

You're not going to get rid of inhalant abuse: ban aerosols and they'll huff varnish remover. It's better to get rid of the inhalant abusers

I presume that you're alright with eliminating smokers and casual drinkers too then? Those are bad for you. How about people that eat fast food? How about anyone who has developed type 2 diabetes?


Whoa. Slow down. What did that poor Straw Man ever do to you?!?

Nevertheless, I've got nothing better to do than indulge you.

Smoking: declining in the USA. Not a big deal. I personally wish mass-produced cigarettes had never caught on; I'm fine with cigar and pipe smoking, which ain't healthy but ain't that bad neither.

Casual drinkers: fine with me. I drink, and I'm happy about it. Even more than "casual" drinking is too: no society ever failed because of a few alcoholics.

For that matter I'm in favor of legalizing marijuana, heroin and LSD, at least, and of teaching people to use these drugs responsibly if they want to learn. Otherwise, no society ever failed from legal opiate addiction either: even in China the "scourge of opium" didn't stop the Chinese from maintaining and improving their society. (Note also that these drugs are much less harmful to the body than huffing varning remover, for example.)

Type 2 diabetes: if that's because the person has voluntarily overeaten themselves into extremely morbid obesity that their bodies can't handle the strain, then yes something should be done about that. I'm not sure what; maybe shooting them is too harsh. (Yes, that's a joke.) Perhaps giving people tax breaks for losing weight? I do think there should be low-cost or free public gyms that people are encouraged to use, free dietary classes, low-cost healthy food cafeterias, etc.


Your entire post is comprised of sweeping assumptions and hyperbole,

While yours tastes like chicken. I see.


complete with racial stereotyping,

Excuse me, did you READ what I actually WROTE or is this some boilerplate shiat you trot out when something offends your overly dainty sensitivities?


so I don't know why I feel compelled to respond.

I do: you're an idiot.


It seems likely that you're not trolling and actually believe what you're saying.

BINGO. There might be hope for you yet.


I feel bad for you.

Coming from you that's a compliment.

You have one more chance to not redeem yourself before I add you to my Ignore list. Oh and your Fark handle is misspelled: it's P A N G A E A (link).

(By the way, O fellow Farkers, is there such a thing as an Ignore list I can actually see? As it is it's impossible to keep track.)

27 Nov 2012 03:03 PM
Jon iz teh kewl     
were they Research Chems??

27 Nov 2012 03:27 PM
WhiskeySticks     
Man, I got a double super-buzz. Here I was huffing, uh, li-, uh, airplane glue in a sandwich bag. Ya know, just all I could I breathed it on into my lungs and gettin' high. And then I'd take me a hit of that gas. Right after I'd hit it, man, you talk about a warped mind, I got one. And lighter fluid, ya know, I'd sniff-hit by the can. I mean I was Superman.
-Jesco White



/Atomic biatchwax Rules

27 Nov 2012 03:51 PM
King Something     

tuxq: Could someone farking explain to me how this is helpful? They arrest him for his own good, but giving him a record scars him for life and makes any chance of any decent future job opportunities pretty slim.

There's no logic in this.


Given the way The War On Drugs™ works, I'd guess that giving him a criminal record which scars him for life and makes any chance of any decent future job opportunities pretty slim is the general idea. It is very helpful, but only to the criminal "justice" system and especially the prosecutor whose job security depends on having a "tough on crime" record, and not in any way helpful to the guy who actually needs help.

If you look at this through a lens of authoritarianism rather than humanitarianism, there's plenty of logic in doling out punishment instead of help to someone who breaks the law precisely because they need help. I'm just surprised there's no law on the books (yet) which explicitly denies people with drug-related felonies or marijuana-related misdemeanors the right to go to a drug rehab clinic.

27 Nov 2012 05:37 PM
goodanuff     
This guy is awful young to have no teeth.

27 Nov 2012 06:24 PM
Mr. Shabooboo     
When I was in Junior High, a friend that lived near me died from huffing Scotch Guard. Knowing him,
he was probably just fooling around and experimenting doing it. This all happened in a nice middle
class suburb, he wasn't white, he was Latino..

/Paul

27 Nov 2012 07:55 PM
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