So. I was asked if I would volunteer to be "tased"

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  1. TacomaPrime

    TacomaPrime Cybertronian Tacoma

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    My coworker is a friend of mine and his cousin is a cop.
    They have a taser training coming up this saturday and are looking for a volunteer who isn't a cop or military, so that the trainees can see how a "normal" person will react to being tased.
    I've been watching videos of it on youtube....
    LETI Taser Certification - YouTube

    and I am strangely interested.

    Not sure if I am going to do it or not. Would you?

    I'm seriously thinking about doing it.
     
  2. Soundblaster1

    Soundblaster1 The Heisenberg of Toys

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    Only if they say the magic words. "I'll buy you dinner."

    I'd probably do it for shits, but I'd definitely expect something to come back my way for that.
     
  3. lildevilchick

    lildevilchick what the doctor ordered

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    Being tased is a pretty big deal. I'd at least expect some form of compensation, honestly. I mean, this isn't volunteering to help the homeless or something. You're going to have an electrical current shot through your body that will probably knock you out. Compensating you is the least they can do.

    As for your question, no I would not do it.
     
  4. ArmadaJetfire

    ArmadaJetfire Yamato is go! ;D

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    Dont be a wuss, bare your chest and do it!!!!






















    I'll be over here, well out of firing range of said taser laughing at you while you fall over pissing yourself. :p 
     
  5. Smashs

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    I'd do it if the person was offering an MP-10.
     
  6. seeker311

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    Only if the dinner came afterwards, because then you would be doing the shits right there and then, lol
     
  7. MetalRyde

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    i would do it. but only if i can stick a lightbulb in my mouth while im tased.
     
  8. Aernaroth

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    Do you have any heart, nervous, or muscle problems? If not, ride the lightning I guess.
     
  9. grimlock1972

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    4 words :

    Don't tase me bro!

    Seriously I have heart condition.
     
  10. Alucard77

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    Well, considering Tasing has caused death before, it's your choice.
     
  11. Deadgame1

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    FAQ IT!!! It can't be that bad.
     
  12. GreednGluttony

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    sounds like fun, i say do it
     
  13. Autobus Prime

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    Oh, I think it can. :) 
     
  14. Mutt12

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    Only way I'd agree to that, was if they bought me dinner at a churrascaria.
     
  15. QmTablit

    QmTablit BotBot in the what, I said BotBot in the what

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    Wait, what?

    To be certified to carry a Taser, that person is the one who needs to be tased. Same with OC (pepper) spray.
     
  16. Gingerchris

    Gingerchris Telly-headed Tyrant

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    Do it only if it's in the balls.
     
  17. Murasame

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    Well, I don't know any details on how they really affect a human's body, but I think tasers should be banned. And cops should not be allowed to shoot first in the U.S., but that's another topic...

    And you shouldn't let yourself get tased. I don't think that it can be good, because of how our nervous system works.
     
  18. Smashs

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    I recently learned that is completely false.
     
  19. Aernaroth

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    Its electrocution. They run a current through your body using the electrodes that fire from the tazer. This causes your muscles to involuntarily seize and from what I hear, this is pretty excruciating. If the current passes over your heart, or if you're tazed too many times in succession, it can induce arythmia or stroke or burns or any number of other health issues.

    It's a "less than lethal" weapon, which is a big difference from "non-lethal".
     
  20. TheDemonDzko

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    o_O  If I get five bucks richer? Sure i'll let you tase me...