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Fluorescent Light Bulbs SMASH - The Slow Mo Guys

by The Slow Mo Guys • 2,875,431 views

Follow Gav - https://twitter.com/#!/GavinFree Follow Dan - https://twitter.com/#!/danielgruchy Gav and a very distracted Dan show you what smashing two fluorescent lightbulbs together looks like in...

if you throw one of those to where it lands flat on concrete it will make a really loud "BOOM" sound and it will entirely dissolve all the glass.
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He did the smash, he did the light bulb smash The light bulb mash, it was a florescent smash He did the smash, it caught on in a flash He did the mash, he did the light bulb smash
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+Troy Winchester hey i thought my cover was pretty clever :P
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Archeologists in 500 years are going to be really confused with what they find in their garden.
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There British right and they watch doctor who maybe..........and + that gas mask...ARE YOU MY MUMMY???
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He probably is a mummy XD
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Was Dan giving ideas for sword fight to the director of Star wars??
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Try stuff in space!!!
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I hope they knew that fluorescent lights contain mercury
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You should do it when they're lit 
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Nice vid but how do you have enough money to break everything
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From the millions of views their videos get.
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If you see a comment containing the word Mercury, feel free to disregard the comment unless it's made by an actual chemist.
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This video marks about two hours that I've been watching your videos tonight. Probably the best two hours of my day.
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I don't think glass looks good in slow motion because no matter how you film it it goes very very fast.
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And thus forth, no one was ever allowed to be barefoot in their yard ever again. XD
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Why cant you breath it in?
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Dropping florescent light bulbs horizontally onto a hard surface is much more spectacular and in real time slow mo would be awesome XD
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IT looks like you split the second one in half
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Why are there no cannisters in Dan's respirator?
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he did the monster SMASH
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the glass could slice his neck
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Are you my mummy? Mummy is that you?
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Mummy? Please let me in. I'm scared of the bombs. Mummy? Are you my mummy?
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I really hope those were mercury-free fluorescent bulbs. Mercury is not something you want to deliberately introduce into your environment. Even outdoors and in a mask, it's profoundly irresponsible (and potentially illegal) to intentionally disperse bioaccumulative toxins in any amount.
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Dem matching gloves doh
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Did it with my friend no gas mask of gloves
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Tiffany Bazain Shared on Google+ · 2 months ago
Check out this video on YouTube:
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Dan looks like a character from Team Fortress 2 with his gas mask and his heavy-duty gloves. :)
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What regiment is Dan in?
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Nice Jedi moves Dan! They're awesome!! XD
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1:13 when you lose on angry birds
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silver stevenl Shared on Google+ · 2 months ago
Very fun to wach
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Hey Slo Mo Guys, nice one. Why not try it with lighted fluorescents or neon tubes?
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When I was 11 I caught one of those lights without cutting my hand
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They should set up the Cameras at a Death macht Wrestling show.
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i want to know how theyre cleaning process goes XD
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Breaking Flourescent Tube right near Fruit trees. 
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I found one at school and thought it was plastic so I hit it on a fence. It exploded and I fucking RAN.
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I love how the end of the left one was suspended in air instead of fragmenting. It's like he cut a fluorescent bulb with another!
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All the glass in the grass now! RIP backyard barefeet.
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your jedi mind tricks wont work on me
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The Slow Mo music makes it infinity times better.
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You should smash a watermelon
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I kinda feel bad for Dan cuz he goes through most of the dangerous stuff and Gav doesn't lol (sometimes)
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The light bulb he smashed has bad gases that kill you wjen breathed in because theres little shareds of glass
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Looks like the ground spark move from injustice god among us
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wow the sound in the slow mo is funny
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Alen, that wouldn't protect him from the vapors without a canister, and that mask (Canadian C3) is 99.75% defective, and it is rubber and plastic with improper sealing.
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+EllisGamingChannel2 Ha ha indeed it is!  Well I collect them. That's why, ha ha :)
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+EllisGamingChannel2 Um... that's not ironic. Just sayin'.
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Hope these didn't have mercury
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Dan. Did you take ninja classes for 1 year or what. You look funny.
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there's so much quicksilver in those light bulbs :(
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I CAN PREDICT THE FUTURE. YouTube is going to selfishly squabble about..... the mercury in florescent light bulbs!!!! listen they KNEW about it, the were (pretty much) prepared, and that was a risk they were willing to take. now let's all give hugs and apologize and solve global warming :3 
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what's wrong with you. you had two different gloves on. (time is 0:58)
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I don't know why, but with the mask and bulbs, Dan looks like Kabal from Mortal Kombat.
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Where is Dan's canister for the gas mask?
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I can do it at home since i have the protection, but these guys were exposed to mercury vapors, first, he didn't had a filter, he just had the mask. That is Very TOXIC, its one of the most dangerous chemicals known to man
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"the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency recommends evacuating and airing out a room for at least 15 minutes after breaking a fluorescent light bulb" OMG so dangerous. THE MOST TOXIC THING IN THE WORLD :0 one of the most dangerous chemicals known to man P.S. The EPA is the national frontier for being afraid of the world we live in.
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I do not believe there are any long tube mercury free bulbs in existence.  These size bulbs typically contain as much as 40 mg of mercury. Regardless if the mask is efficient or not he immediately removed it. This has got to be one of the most irresponsible stunts I have seen. It seems few people here has a grasp of how this guy just contaminated not only himself but the environment as well. Don't they teach in school how dangerous breathing mercury vapors into the lungs can be?  Shame to see how these nitwits are encouraging others to do this same thing.
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that vapor was very dangerous!! If a light bulb falls into your house and gets some vapours like that open all windows and dont breathe it!!!
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Welllllll today i did basically the same thing with one twice as big because it wouldn't fit in my bin, so i smacked it with a solid object in the middle to break it in half... Ahahaha ^.^''' Glad i wear glasses because it went boom and i'm glad the side of my pc tower was on because it got covered in some crap along with glass flung at it via the boom x.x Didn't expect that from a 5ish year old fluorescent light >< Was so funny hahaha.
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0:17 it's my oldest brother! ;) 
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U guys are crazy cos ur risking lots for all of us just crazy
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Si sueltan una de esas barras desde un lugar alto y que caiga "parada", se quiebra como si "se consumiera", se vé fregón, fuera rollo que lo hicieran....
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One thing I have to say about this "Are you my mummy"
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Are you my mummy? ( <3 that mask :) )
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Guys get over it that was uploaded over two damn years ago they're fine! Now shut up about it on just freaking move on!
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dont breath it (cough cough)
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You should have hooked him up to a static charge source to make them glow. Could you be persuaded to do so?
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LOL when i went on this video there was a light bulb advert. YOU DONT MAKE SENSE
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how much does the camera cost? 
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lol dan is going to be emitting a radioactive glow in a nursing home when he is like 70 from all of these experiments XD
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I wouldn't worry about the environmental effects of the mercury. With all of the CFL's being produced in place of incandescents and the fact that people are too lazy to dispose of them properly means smashing 2 of them will be negligible.
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Dan's look like a Pyro from team fortress 2 :B
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Gav and dan, since I know you hate us saying this, YOU ARE SUPOSED TO HAVE THE CANISTERS ON THE SIDE!
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the gas in it can damage your brain and make you stupid
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0:33 I don't know why but this really made me laugh :D
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Hahahahahahahahahahaah :D
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"George Washington" no canister needed... Only for face protection
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All fluorescent lights have Mercury gas morons
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These bulb cause mercury
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What happens when 2 light sabers meat
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That's protects his face he doesn't need a canister and why are u guys saying mommy and stuff
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The mommy stuff is in reference to an episode of Doctor Who, which had these people wearing gas masks that kept asking where their mommy is and whatnot.
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Hahah Dan's mask... Like, Are you my mummy?
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I like how the tubes appear to just pass through each other at the point of impact.
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Dan ive been wachin u since i was 4 and ive never seen u wear an odd pare of gloves
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Great, Now there's glass everywhere.
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just wait for all of the "are you my mummy?" comments to come in
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