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Old 07-26-10, 03:00 PM
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Transformer Wannabe drinks gasoline.

http://www.shanghaidaily.com/sp/arti...cle_407995.htm

A 14-YEAR-OLD boy drank gasoline for five years to obtain "energy" - just as his idols "Bumble Bee" or "Optimus Prime" do in "Transformers," the Sichuan-based West China Metropolis Daily reported yesterday.

After the boy, in Yibin City, southwest Sichuan Province, had watched the animated TV series, he began to drink gasoline to become a "valiant fighter" like "Optimus Prime," his father told the newspaper.

"He began to drink gasoline five years ago, when we found he liked smelling lighter fuel," he said.

The boy's mother owned a grocery stall, selling small goods such as lighters.

In 2004, she often found lighters missing two or three days after she'd bought them. She later found that her son had been stealing them.

The parents talked to their son and asked him not to do it again. "But afterwards we found our motorcycle's gasoline was always disappearing, and one day when we found the boy had drunk a half bottle of gasoline stolen from the motorcycle, we were too shocked to say anything," the father said.

They locked the motorcycle away after that but the boy began to steal gasoline from neighbors and was drinking more and more - two or three bottles at a time.

"Since my son started to drink gas, his IQ has dropped sharply and now he can't figure out simple addition and subtraction," the father said.

"Before that, he was a very smart boy, and he could even repair the television. But now he does not know the answer of 7 plus 17."

The worried parents finally took their son to hospital where they were told the boy had a mental disorder and a strong "gasoline dependence."

"The gasoline contains a lot of lead, which can do harm to people's brains. To make thing even worse, the boy is in the physical development stage, and the lead has caused serious damage to his body," Peng Houquan, a doctor from a hospital in Yibin, said.
In my day, it was boys jumping off the roof with a blanket "cape", trying to be Superman.
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Re: Transformer Wannabe drinks gasoline.

Good, he will be dead soon.
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Re: Transformer Wannabe drinks gasoline.

Originally Posted by Mrs. Danger View Post
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"Since my son started to drink gas, his IQ has dropped sharply and now he can't figure out simple addition and subtraction," the father said.
I have a feeling his IQ couldn't have dropped too sharply since it obviously was pretty damn low to begin with.
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Re: Transformer Wannabe drinks gasoline.

He should have been eating Energon cubes....dumbass.
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Re: Transformer Wannabe drinks gasoline.

Originally Posted by Obey The D View Post
I have a feeling his IQ couldn't have dropped too sharply since it obviously was pretty damn low to begin with.


No shit! That's exactly what I was going to point out.
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Re: Transformer Wannabe drinks gasoline.

exactly. Since when do transformers drink gasoline?

Also-they still make gasoline with lead in China?
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Re: Transformer Wannabe drinks gasoline.

who the hell comes up with 17 plus 7 as an example of a math problem their kid can't do when trying to point out that they are now stupid????
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Re: Transformer Wannabe drinks gasoline.

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who the hell comes up with 17 plus 7 as an example of a math problem their kid can't do when trying to point out that they are now stupid????
I agree, I say they try something harder. Any idiot can figure out that the answer is 39
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Re: Transformer Wannabe drinks gasoline.

Originally Posted by glassdragon View Post
I agree, I say they try something harder. Any idiot can figure out that the answer is 39
That answer didn't look right, so I used a calculator. The answer is:

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24. I double checked it, it's correct.
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Originally Posted by starman9000 View Post
He should have been eating Energon cubes....dumbass.
Hear, hear! -kd5-

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Re: Transformer Wannabe drinks gasoline.

Let me get this straight. A boy drinks gasoline and plays with lighters, yet remains unburned? Shenanigans.
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"He began to drink gasoline five years ago, when we found he liked smelling lighter fuel," he said.
And he is not dead? Sorry, not believing this story
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Re: Transformer Wannabe drinks gasoline.

Why does the article mention the stealing of lighters?

There's more than meets the eye here...
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Re: Transformer Wannabe drinks gasoline.

I guess he had...

[PUTS ON SUNGLASSES]

...a burning desire to be a Transformer.

YEEEEEE-EEAAAAAAAHHHHH!!!!!
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Re: Transformer Wannabe drinks gasoline.

Southwest Sichuan Province, the Florida of China.
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Re: Transformer Wannabe drinks gasoline.

Considering some of the Sichuan food I've eaten, the gasoline was probably gentler on his stomach.

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Re: Transformer Wannabe drinks gasoline.

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Here, here! -kd5-
No, not here. Yibin City, China. Unless you're in Yibin City, China. Then, OK.

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Hear, hear!
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Re: Transformer Wannabe drinks gasoline.

"Before that, he was a very smart boy..."
Really? Are you sure about that?
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Re: Transformer Wannabe drinks gasoline.

When I was a kid we drank gasoline to be like the dude from Over The Top. Not robots, that's just stupid.
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Re: Transformer Wannabe drinks gasoline.

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Really? Are you sure about that?
Well, he is an Asian.
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Re: Transformer Wannabe drinks gasoline.

Originally Posted by majorjoe23 View Post
When I was a kid we drank gasoline to be like the dude from Over The Top. Not robots, that's just stupid.
You should have just turned your hat backwards.
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Re: Transformer Wannabe drinks gasoline.

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No, not here. Yibin City, China. Unless you're in Yibin City, China. Then, OK.

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Hear, hear!
Ah shit, the grammar cop caught me...









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Re: Transformer Wannabe drinks gasoline.

Originally Posted by starman9000 View Post
He should have been eating Energon cubes....dumbass.
hahaha! awesome
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Good, he will be dead soon.
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Imagine if it continued and he got the "lighting farts" stage of child development. I think his friends might have been impressed to say the least.

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