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Old 02-18-2011, 06:08 PM
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What's the least painless way to commit suicide?

...I'm not really contemplating it, I just wanted to see what folks think...
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Old 02-18-2011, 06:12 PM
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My guess would be a successful gunshot to the head or a huge dose of pills (large quantity of sleeping pills and opiates).
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Old 02-18-2011, 06:13 PM
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Burning to death in a frying pan.

ETA: Hydrofluoric acid poisoning is supposed to be excruciatingly painful.

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Old 02-18-2011, 06:13 PM
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Nitpick: Wouldn't you rather use the most painless method? The least painless method is going to hurt a lot.
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Old 02-18-2011, 06:14 PM
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It seems like a gunshot would be quite painful, if only for a second. Sleeping pills are maybe OK, but I'm thinking if you took a shitload, you'd feel really crappy before you died.

Again, I'm not even remotely considering it, and I'm fine..I'm just morbidly curious...

...and yeah, beowulff, I'm curious about the non-painful...

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Old 02-18-2011, 06:15 PM
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My guess would be accidentally impaling yourself on something sticking out of the ground/water after you've jumped off a building or bridge. If you're not lucky enough to land on your head, I imagine you'd have a few moments of intense pain before you bled out.
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Old 02-18-2011, 06:16 PM
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Atomic bomb. From orbit.
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Old 02-18-2011, 06:23 PM
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Inducing a dental abscess, then allowing it to develop into septicemia would be exquisitely painful, I think.
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Old 02-18-2011, 06:28 PM
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Uh... guys... I think the OP misspoke.
I think the real question is 'what is the least painful way to commit suicide'.

My answer would be "at the age of 131, en coitus, in the throes of an orgasm, shot in the back of the head by a jealous husband".

That has ALWAYS been my preferred method.
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Old 02-18-2011, 06:36 PM
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Overdose on heroin and benzos, that would be my guess.

http://wiki.answers.com/Q/Is_a_heroin_overdose_painful

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Old 02-18-2011, 06:51 PM
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You could commit murder in Texas. Lethal injection is alleged to be painless.
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Old 02-18-2011, 06:53 PM
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Being struck by an antimatter asteroid traveling at relativistic velocity.
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Old 02-18-2011, 06:54 PM
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{I win}
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Old 02-18-2011, 06:56 PM
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Being struck by an antimatter asteroid traveling at relativistic velocity.
It's how to commit suicide, not how to die.
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Old 02-18-2011, 07:00 PM
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Speak for yourself, I have connections.
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Old 02-18-2011, 07:11 PM
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You could always coat yourself with eggwash, dredge yourself in a cornmeal coating, then lightly saute yourself (plenty of cajun spices) in peanut oil, all in front of John Goodman, who has been restrained from eating anything for over 45 minutes.....

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Old 02-18-2011, 07:12 PM
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My vote is to OD on heroin as well. May as well go out on a huge euphoric rush.

For a more mundane way, carbon monoxide I suppose. You just fall asleep and wake up dead.
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Old 02-18-2011, 07:15 PM
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My vote is to OD on heroin as well. May as well go out on a huge euphoric rush.

For a more mundane way, carbon monoxide I suppose. You just fall asleep and wake up dead.
Any well-stocked welding shop is capable of selling you a bottle of carbon monoxide. They won't, unless you have a legitimate use for it.

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Old 02-18-2011, 07:18 PM
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Uh... guys... I think the OP misspoke.
I think the real question is 'what is the least painful way to commit suicide'.

My answer would be "at the age of 131, en coitus, in the throes of an orgasm, shot in the back of the head by a jealous husband".

That has ALWAYS been my preferred method.
Mine too!
On an upstroke!

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Old 02-18-2011, 07:21 PM
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Any well-stocked welding shop is capable of selling you a bottle of carbon monoxide. They won't, unless you have a legitimate use for it.
Not that hard to make your own, from what I hear.
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Old 02-18-2011, 07:21 PM
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And to answer the question actually in the thread title: 60 grit sandpaper.
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Old 02-18-2011, 07:26 PM
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And to answer the question actually in the thread title: 60 grit sandpaper.
Good one. And here I was thinking: Industrial meat slicer, set to deli-thin, and being slowly fed in, feet first.
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Old 02-18-2011, 07:28 PM
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Not that hard to make your own, from what I hear.
Lock yourself up in your garage, attach a hose to your tail pipe, run it into the window -- you're all set!
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Old 02-18-2011, 07:38 PM
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The least painful, actually painless, way to kill yourself, as cmyk said, is carbon monoxide poisoning. And you don't have to go out and buy a thing. Just wait until the end of a long day, go sit in your garage with the door closed, start your car's engine, and just fall asleep. Sweet, sweet, painless death awaits.

...Oh, you weren't looking for real answers?

ETA: I see Guinastasia beat me to the punch.

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Old 02-18-2011, 07:42 PM
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Least painless way? Death by a thousand cuts...with salt.
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Old 02-18-2011, 07:43 PM
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Least painless way? Death by a thousand cuts...with salt.
Even worse if you're on a salt-restricted diet.
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Old 02-18-2011, 08:11 PM
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Good one. And here I was thinking: Industrial meat slicer, set to deli-thin, and being slowly fed in, feet first.
You would probably bleed out within minutes. How about being slowly lowered into liquid nitrogen, feet first? That's gotta hurt, but it wouldn't be fatal for hours.
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Old 02-18-2011, 08:21 PM
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I'm not entirely sure this thread is a good idea..but just to be sure I'm closing it.
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