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how do you float?

Discussion in 'Channel Zero' started by swif1, May 30, 2002.

  1. swif1

    swif1 Veteran Member

    Joined: Dec 13, 2001 Messages: 7,067 Likes Received: 28
    haha yeah, even if i was born and raised in hawai'i, i was scared of going out too far.

    so when you're in a swimming pool or at the beach, how in the hell do you keep your head above the water?
     
  2. JohnnyHorton

    JohnnyHorton Senior Member

    Joined: Apr 2, 2002 Messages: 2,201 Likes Received: 0
    you have to learn how to tread water
    its like pedaling a bicycle with your legs underwater and waving your arms about like your spreading peanut butter or something (seriously), it takes a while to learn but its worthwhile

    having air in your lungs is also a major part of it because it makes you more bouyant
     
  3. swif1

    swif1 Veteran Member

    Joined: Dec 13, 2001 Messages: 7,067 Likes Received: 28
    thanx, i;ll keep that in mind...now i have to go to a kitten.
     
  4. deadlydnut

    deadlydnut Guest

    tread like a dog, the girls will go crazy over it.....
     
  5. DETO

    DETO 12oz Loyalist

    Joined: Apr 25, 2002 Messages: 11,316 Likes Received: 138
    ....laughing there ass' off! :lol: :lol:
     
  6. Are2

    Are2 Senior Member

    Joined: Aug 5, 2000 Messages: 1,973 Likes Received: 0
    ....buoyancy

    keep this in mind..

    the air in your lungs is lighter than water, thus keeping you on top of the water when your lungs are full of air..

    when you see people floating along in the ocean, they are keeping their bodies stiff and air in their lungs by measured breaths..
    the salt in the water also makes the water slightly more dense, so it is easier to float in the ocean than it is in a pool..

    that's how people float, and why when they're dead, the lightest place in the body rises to the surface, the dorsal torso (the back)..the lungs are just underneath this area..
     
  7. skum lord

    skum lord Junior Member

    Joined: Apr 25, 2002 Messages: 166 Likes Received: 0
    youre from hawaii?
     
  8. ASER1NE

    ASER1NE Veteran Member

    Joined: Oct 15, 2001 Messages: 7,577 Likes Received: 2
    keep your lungs full and you'll float , expel that air and you'll sink .
     
  9. ledzep

    ledzep Junior Member

    Joined: Feb 21, 2002 Messages: 146 Likes Received: 1
    thats been happening alot lately
     
  10. swif1

    swif1 Veteran Member

    Joined: Dec 13, 2001 Messages: 7,067 Likes Received: 28
    yeah. i was little...and not to mentioned skurd of the water.
     
  11. uncle-boy

    uncle-boy Guest

    water wings.

    heh heh heh
     
  12. kissmyass#1

    kissmyass#1 Senior Member

    Joined: Feb 8, 2002 Messages: 1,071 Likes Received: 0
    i don't like the ocean, i dont trust it
     
  13. High Priest

    High Priest Elite Member

    Joined: Jan 1, 2002 Messages: 4,928 Likes Received: 3
    Stay out of the water. Just go " swim " in your Bathtub.
     
  14. willy.wonka

    willy.wonka Guest

    people do drown in bathtubs....


    well i just lay on my back and extend my legs kinda keep balance with my arms...

    water wings are always good though..dont ever be ashamed of using them....

    im just a natural water baby....my second home is the ocean..i wish i had gills..like that guy on water world..

    i'd like to be,under the sea..in a octopusses garden,in the shade.
     
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