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Dont hold your breath. (How long can you go?)

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wnvoss
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PostPosted: Thu 01 May, 2008  Reply with quote

Ah, the world record for holding one's breath was just broken by David Blaine.

He held it for 17 minutes and 4 seconds.

http://www.usatoday.com/life/people/2008-04-30-blaine _N.htm


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PostPosted: Thu 01 May, 2008  Reply with quote

wnvoss wrote:
Ah, the world record for holding one's breath was just broken by David Blaine.

He held it for 17 minutes and 4 seconds.

http://www.usatoday.com/life/people/2008-04-30-blaine _N.htm


That's pretty good. He still sorta cheated though.

Quote:
Before he entered the sphere, Blaine inhaled pure oxygen through a mask to saturate his blood with oxygen and flush out carbon dioxide.


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wnvoss
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PostPosted: Thu 01 May, 2008  Reply with quote

Hey, even with the oxygen beforehand - 17 minutes?
That is an incredibly long time. :D


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LucidEpiphany
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PostPosted: Mon 05 May, 2008  Reply with quote

17 minutes rivals almost dolphins, so thats an incredible feat regardless of his oxygen.

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PostPosted: Sat 31 May, 2008  Reply with quote

Just tried while listening to music and I held it for 1:53 and I was very surprised :D

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PostPosted: Sat 31 May, 2008  Reply with quote

1:18 for me. smile

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PostPosted: Fri 06 Jun, 2008  Reply with quote

1:11, first try.

Kind of got blurry vision second time and stopped.


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LucidEpiphany
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PostPosted: Fri 06 Jun, 2008  Reply with quote

welcome Frosted Ambassodor! ^^

Ya i sometimes get blurry vision, but after about 2:00 for me. i just close my eyes. tounge1


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Morpheus :nuu:
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PostPosted: Fri 06 Jun, 2008  Reply with quote

wnvoss wrote:
Ah, the world record for holding one's breath was just broken by David Blaine.

He held it for 17 minutes and 4 seconds.

http://www.usatoday.com/life/people/2008-04-30-blaine _N.htm


I saw that on TV :D



I just got 1 minute


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Lizard King
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PostPosted: Sat 07 Jun, 2008  Reply with quote

Thanks to Marlboro #27s, I'm not going to even attempt this.

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LucidEpiphany
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PostPosted: Sat 07 Jun, 2008  Reply with quote

hows the quitting going BTW lizard king?

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bob917209
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PostPosted: Sat 07 Jun, 2008  Reply with quote

1:02 here. At one point, I could make it across my friend's pool and back (long way).
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hows the quitting going BTW lizard king?

Assuming this is still current, good luck quitting.


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Lizard King
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PostPosted: Sat 07 Jun, 2008  Reply with quote

I was actually prescribed recently to Chantix. I haven't started it yet but apparently it has a very high success rate for quitting.

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LucidEpiphany
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PostPosted: Sat 07 Jun, 2008  Reply with quote

and gives you wack dreams. lucky.

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Lizard King
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PostPosted: Sat 07 Jun, 2008  Reply with quote

LucidEpiphany wrote:
and gives you wack dreams. lucky.


Heh that's what I've heard. Personally I'm not looking forward to that aspect.


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