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Thought I’d found the CO2 mother lode

Old 07-22-18, 05:30 PM
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Thought I’d found the CO2 mother lode

I知 sure you all see some strange stuff on the roadside but this was pretty high up on the weird-o-meter. Initially I figured it was a whole bunch of CO2 cartridges and then I saw the boxes. Probably a funny story there.

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Originally Posted by Ogsarg
I知 sure you all see some strange stuff on the roadside but this was pretty high up on the weird-o-meter. Initially I figured it was a whole bunch of CO2 cartridges and then I saw the boxes. Probably a funny story there.

Is that nitrous oxide? Whippets, right?
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Not CO2 but NO2 - huffing for a high
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Originally Posted by Ogsarg


Probably a funny story there.
Someone probably forgot to unscrew that cap on their Presta valves before inflating.
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This is the mother lode.

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Didn't even need to scroll-- as soon as I saw the red carts I thought, whippets.

Were they all used? If so, there are a couple of people that don't remember any party even happening.
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Originally Posted by dedhed
Not CO2 but NO2 - huffing for a high
I think you mean N2O. You would have a really bad day after huffing NO2 .
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I am not familiar with whippets but based on the box it would appear they have some kind of edible cream used as an erotic aid as opposed to getting high.
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Wow, "hippy crack"... What ever schmuck bought that at a sex shop paid a premium. A fool and their money, right?

Wub-wub-wub-wub

Damn litterbugs! There oughta' be a LAW!
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Originally Posted by Ogsarg
I am not familiar with whippets but based on the box it would appear they have some kind of edible cream used as an erotic aid as opposed to getting high.
Canned whip cream is charged with Nitrous Oxide, or at least used to be. Those cartridges could be marketed that way to evade drug laws/regs or scrutiny. "They aren't for getting high. They are for dispensing whipped cream on a body and then licking it off." In my home there was a long standing head shop. At one point, in the face of growing pressure on businesses that sold "drug paraphernalia," they would turn you away if you said you were looking for a bong or whippets. You had to ask for a water pipe or nitrous oxide.
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Originally Posted by b0geyman
I think you mean N2O. You would have a really bad day after huffing NO2 .
That's for sure.
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NO2 is for foaming whipped cream , dispensers.. whip-its.

& Beer gets out if the keg to the tap with CO2..

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Originally Posted by Ogsarg
I知 sure you all see some strange stuff on the roadside but this was pretty high up on the weird-o-meter. Initially I figured it was a whole bunch of CO2 cartridges and then I saw the boxes. Probably a funny story there.


Pun intended?
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Someone had a good time
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Originally Posted by Ogsarg
I am not familiar with whippets but based on the box it would appear they have some kind of edible cream used as an erotic aid as opposed to getting high.
Why not both?
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Looks like you found a nest of them. Don't disturb them or the mother will reject them when she comes back.
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Originally Posted by REDMASTA
Someone had a good time
No they didn't, they lost all their compressed gas. Maybe they had a good time by just pouring cream on each other.
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Originally Posted by RubeRad
No they didn't, they lost all their compressed gas. Maybe they had a good time by just pouring cream on each other.
I don't hate this and don't kink shame me!!!
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Originally Posted by indyfabz
they would turn you away if you said you were looking for a bong or whippets. You had to ask for a water pipe or nitrous oxide.
Sounds like every gas station by me that sells tiny plastic bags, obviously for coin or jewelry use only
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Originally Posted by RubeRad
No they didn't, they lost all their compressed gas. Maybe they had a good time by just pouring cream on each other.
Couldn't tell from the photos thought they were used/empty
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Time to 'roll on past the roadside garbage',
unless you are a good sam,
or paid to clean It, or inventory/classify it.

Walmart sells unthreaded CO2 cartridges very affordably in a 3X3X5 box..
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Interesting that a similar pic is in a Wikipedia article about Whipped-cream charger

I've never seen a pile of them like that laying around. I've occasionally seen a bunch of spent shotgun shells laying around next to their boxes like that in odd places. So I guess different people get their jollies different ways.

Just to be clear, they are all spent? Otherwise, what would be the harm in using N20 in your tires. Or does butyl rubber and/or latex not like exposure to Nitrous Oxide? To early for me to look that up. Hadn't had my coffee and some quick searches didn't say and others where too technical for my grade level.

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