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#61 SmootsDaddy89

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Posted 17 October 2009 - 05:07 AM

I actually called this on facebook.

#62 Jangler

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Posted 17 October 2009 - 05:51 AM

Guys the whole thing was a fake! did anyone else see that interview on the news! the kid said that the dad told him it was for the news IT WAS A FAKE! you guys can believe what ever you want but this was a FAKE!!!!


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#63 Carolina Husker

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Posted 17 October 2009 - 07:38 AM

Jangler called it on here.

#64 PntherPryd

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Posted 17 October 2009 - 08:08 AM

Jangler called it on here.


yeah, that was pretty amazing.

#65 Matt Foley

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Posted 17 October 2009 - 08:55 AM

You mean the Jupiter 2 was not real?

#66 catfang

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Posted 17 October 2009 - 09:45 AM

hmmm, your son is floating off in a balloon to meet almost certain death.

What do you do...what do you do... :idea:

call for a news helicopter!!

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Did you hear about the million volt thing too, how the kid would die if he touched the sides of it? wow.

#67 Kevin Greene

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Posted 17 October 2009 - 11:20 PM

"We do anticipate at some point in the future, there will be some criminal charges filed with regards to this incident," Larimer County Sheriff Jim Alderden said.
The saga captured the nation's attention early Thursday afternoon, after authorities reported the family's homemade helium balloon was set adrift, apparently with young Falcon Heene inside.
Since then, speculation has mounted over whether the incident was a hoax by the father, who has appeared with his family on ABC's "Wife Swap," and posted videos of storm chasing and other activities online.


Attention *****.
Fry 'im.

#68 KillerKat

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Posted 17 October 2009 - 11:23 PM

Some expert on CNN is saying there was not enough helium to lift a 50 or 60 pound child.


Didn't i see something like that on mythbusters? It turned out to be busted I believe. That helium can not lift anyone.

#69 rodeo

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Posted 18 October 2009 - 02:50 AM

Didn't i see something like that on mythbusters? It turned out to be busted I believe. That helium can not lift anyone.


math time...

the balloon was 20 x 5. about 1,500 cubic feet. helium can lift about an ounce per cubic foot. so that's about 93 pounds. google says 6 year old boys weigh 50ish pounds.

so it could've lifted him. but it would've been weighted down, and the balloon in the video was flying pretty easily.

#70 Matt Foley

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Posted 18 October 2009 - 07:12 AM

math time...

the balloon was 20 x 5. about 1,500 cubic feet. helium can lift about an ounce per cubic foot. so that's about 93 pounds. google says 6 year old boys weigh 50ish pounds.

so it could've lifted him. but it would've been weighted down, and the balloon in the video was flying pretty easily.


What if the kid sucked on helium before getting in?

#71 Delhomeboy

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Posted 18 October 2009 - 09:06 AM

What if the kid sucked on helium before getting in?


Then it would've flown and they'd've found a dead kid inside.

#72 Jangler

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Posted 18 October 2009 - 09:27 AM

That would have happened anyway. 2hours without Oxygen says he would have been dead.

I can't believe the Sheriff is believing this was an accident.

#73 Murph

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Posted 19 October 2009 - 04:56 PM

That would have happened anyway. 2hours without Oxygen says he would have been dead.

I can't believe the Sheriff is believing this was an accident.


Sounds like he was bluffing to keep their trust.

http://news.yahoo.co.../us_balloon_boy

Records show that police have responded to the house at least twice in the past year, including a possible domestic violence incident in February. No charges were filed.


This family has more drama than an Amy Winehouse/Courtney Love girls night out.

#74 Bobby

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Posted 20 October 2009 - 12:06 AM

So he got trolled by the police?

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Posted 20 October 2009 - 07:27 AM

That would have happened anyway. 2hours without Oxygen says he would have been dead.

I can't believe the Sheriff is believing this was an accident.


He would have had oxygen he didnt get over 10000 ft.


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