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  • Could you choke to death on an ice cube?



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  • Tagged with : but then who was freezer , frozen goatse is all taint , hopefully , who was freezer , yes

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    The Anonymous Instigator 0 2008-10-22 14:10:02.0 login to vote score 0
    How long does it take to choke to death on something. Obviously the primary problem is the restriction of breathing but if you're choking on something like an ice cube, which will surely melt eventually, would you die?

    Think of your standard size ice cube, one that could fit down your throat if you were drinking and accidentally swallowed it. If it's lodged somewhere in the back of your throat, how long do you have to live, how long do you have until it melts?

    You crazy Euro's, now I understand why I can't get ice in your zany countries.

    p.s. I'm not dead, it was only a small, mostly melted, ice cube.
    mike_bolton 913 2008-10-22 14:12:01.0 login to vote score 4
    hopefully
    jingks 2056 2008-10-22 14:12:29.0 login to vote score 0
    i choke on an ice cube when i was a kid... it didn't melt all that fast, i eventually coughed it back out.
    elchip 42 2008-10-22 14:12:32.0 login to vote score 1
    Wouldn't the water entering your lungs cause aspiration?
    soledsoled 2850 2008-10-22 14:13:28.0 login to vote score 0
    elchip: Wouldn't the water entering your lungs cause aspiration?

    It's only an ice cube's worth.
    intentionally left blank 2011 2008-10-22 14:14:07.0 login to vote score 1
    elchip: Wouldn't the water entering your lungs cause aspiration?

    Your lungs cause aspiration. (Actually, your diaphragm does.) You'd just be aspirating water.
    thatsnotmine 2471 2008-10-22 14:14:28.0 login to vote score 0
    Have you effectively determined the diameter of an icecube you can comfortably fit yet? Also, how long can you hold your breath?
    Just curious...
    elchip 42 2008-10-22 14:14:35.0 login to vote score 0
    soledsoled: It's only an ice cube's worth.

    What would happen? Where's smarmydoc or gahbrone?
    reed solomon 688 2008-10-22 14:14:47.0 login to vote score 0
    I dunno, here's a tray of ice, give it a try. If you don't come back in an hour, you'll be an hero by proving something scientific.
    twitch osx 948 2008-10-22 14:14:56.0 login to vote score 0
    intentionally left blank: Your lungs cause aspiration. (Actually, your diaphragm does.) You'd just be aspirating water.

    I'm an aspiring waiter too!
    mike_bolton 913 2008-10-22 14:15:02.0 login to vote score 4
    elchip: Wouldn't the water entering your lungs cause aspiration?

    it really depends on how deep in there it is


    mike_bolton 913 2008-10-22 14:15:38.0 login to vote score 0
    elchip: What would happen? Where's gahbrone?

    LOL WUT!?
    jingks 2056 2008-10-22 14:15:46.0 login to vote score 1
    elchip: What would happen? Where's smarmydoc or gahbrone?

    you've never accidentally choked on water in a pool? it's not a death sentence.
    thundercougarfalconbird 457 2008-10-22 14:16:05.0 login to vote score 0
    And then the evidence melts away and the friend/relative you were with gets the electric chair... diabolical.
    intentionally left blank 2011 2008-10-22 14:16:17.0 login to vote score 0
    twitch osx: I'm an aspiring waiter too!

    It's good that you have high goals.
    jingks 2056 2008-10-22 14:16:17.0 login to vote score 2
    Could you choke to death on an ice cube?

    is that a challenge?
    soledsoled 2850 2008-10-22 14:17:02.0 login to vote score 0
    mike_bolton: it really depends on how deep in there it is

    Man, that's a pointy cock.

    Literal dick stabbing
    galileo 3288 2008-10-22 14:17:20.0 login to vote score 1
    mike_bolton: it really depends on how deep in there it is

    goatse. right there.
    little hands of concrete 1804 2008-10-22 14:17:53.0 login to vote score 0
    You could melt it faster my swallowing heated or warm water.
    keerbip 4358 2008-10-22 14:18:27.0 login to vote score 1
    But what if the ice cube is actually molten lava?
    bxrwxr 2042 2008-10-22 14:19:09.0 login to vote score 0
    Try it with some an ice cube made out of bleach.

    You'll live forever.
    jingks 2056 2008-10-22 14:20:03.0 login to vote score 0
    little hands of concrete: You could melt it faster my swallowing heated or warm water.

    you would be pouring water into your lungs...
    little hands of concrete 1804 2008-10-22 14:23:08.0 login to vote score 1
    jingks: you would be pouring water into your lungs...


    oh ... well .. La. Ti. Da ...

    sockpuppet 2985 2008-10-22 14:24:41.0 login to vote score 6
    I accidentally the whole icecube.
    mike_bolton 913 2008-10-22 14:28:49.0 login to vote score 1
    galileo: goatse. right there.

    frozen goatse is all taint
    ystros 1971 2008-10-22 14:30:10.0 login to vote score 2
    sockpuppet: I accidentally the whole icecube.

    But then who was freezer?!
    elchip 42 2008-10-22 14:31:12.0 login to vote score 0
    jingks: you've never accidentally choked on water in a pool? it's not a death sentence.

    How much water, I wonder, is necessary to drown?
    farkmeblind 482 2008-10-22 14:39:04.0 login to vote score 0
    elchip: How much water, I wonder, is necessary to drown?

    Depends on your size. Six inches of water in a 5 gallon bucket seems to work for many toddlers.

    A relatively small amount of vomit felled Elvis.
    skarcher 1838 2008-10-22 14:39:23.0 login to vote score 0
    elchip: How much water, I wonder, is necessary to drown?

    About 1/4 of your total lung capacity is enough to impair breathing sufficiently to kill if not expelled. Higher volumes speed the process, obviously. It's technically possible to drown after leaving the water if the liquid is not expelled.

    Any less than about 1/20th total lung capacity is low enough to pose no significant risk unless contaminants are present.
    skarcher 1838 2008-10-22 14:40:11.0 login to vote score 0
    farkmeblind: Depends on your size. Six inches of water in a 5 gallon bucket seems to work for many toddlers.

    A relatively small amount of vomit felled Elvis.


    Vomit is different. It's both sticky, acidic and an irritant.
    farkmeblind 482 2008-10-22 14:49:07.0 login to vote score 0
    skarcher: Vomit is different. It's both sticky, acidic and an irritant.

    I'm far too well aware of that for my own good.
    waste301 2122 2008-10-22 14:50:05.0 login to vote score 0
    You've got enough oxygen for cellular respiration for about 6 minutes, but by then you are in bad shape. If you were alone and the ice cube was large, or you were small, you could possibly die I think.
    farkmeblind 482 2008-10-22 15:50:22.0 login to vote score 0
    waste301: You've got enough oxygen for cellular respiration for about 6 minutes, but by then you are in bad shape. If you were alone and the ice cube was large, or you were small, you could possibly die I think.

    Not hawt enough=death.
    anaxibios 966 2008-10-22 15:54:06.0 login to vote score 0
    The Anonymous Instigator: You crazy Euro's, now I understand why I can't get ice in your zany countries.

    LOL WUT
    snooge 618 2008-10-22 17:26:26.0 login to vote score 0
    Seems like an ice cube, being slippery, would be pretty easy to expel.
    If you logged in, you could post here.