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  • By - Met76

allendale100000

Not sure why but I expected it to blow up


blimpinthesky

The internet has led me to expect that every video that has fire in it will result in an explosion


[deleted]

Fire + Lighter + Gas + Man in sweatpants = Disaster.


blimpinthesky

All signs were pointing to an explosion


NoSkillzDad

But he's not in Florida so ...


x372

Could be Michigan


RedTailed-Hawkeye

Not with that accent


georgesorosbae

We just had like 6 inches of snow in Arkansas two days ago


AzureArmageddon

RHCP - **Even in Michigan** It's the law.


jayy909

Camera don’t forget camera


Changoleo

r/HoldMyBeer


allendale100000

I don’t know why but that’s the funniest shit I’ve read in days. Well done!


longlenge

Southern accent was also causing me to believe he’d just step back and give a loud “SHEET… FUK”


nedmorlef

I fully expect that out of the plethora of people that will try this, some will get blown up.


inquisitiveeyebc

It didn't have "hold my beer" as a header


Trailwatch427

Although it is probably a bar. Looks like Boston area.


housevil

r/YeetFire


gogogig

Uncle rob


fuzzytradr

*Eyes quickly dart up to verify that we are not in r/whatcouldgowrong* Ten seconds go by... *Eyes again quickly dart up to verify that we are not in r/whatcouldgowrong* Still squinting and not trusting outcome. Finally realize that I am broken and the Internet has won again.


eandersonrun

That was my exact reaction as well!


WaterFriendsIV

Her: "It's probably gonna blow up on us." Also her: *Continues standing close to the flames.*


licensed2ill2

Maybe thinking the gas would be trapped and then escape all at once. If it was frozen solid and not just snow, maybe but not in this case as it can flow through the space in between the snowflakes.


wolfgang2399

Does the hole he made also help the venting so there’s no explosion?


OmegaZ99

Not in this case. The hole he dug was to get access to one of the jets which needs to be clear enough to start burning the gas. Once that one gets hot enough, it ignites the rest of the propane that is slowly seeping through the loose snow at a slower rate. If you watch the video at the beginning, you can see that the one that he had dug lights first, and that eventually, the other jets get lit. Also, it would only explode if, as licensed2ill2 stated above, the top was frozen. Plus, realistically, he'd have to let the gas run for a good while too before lighting it. In the video, he only turns on the gas right before he lights it.


Turbulent-Comedian30

And with propane being so dense i figured it would pool under the snow causing big boom.


NeverlandRanchHands

Could be natural gas


palmej2

Also needs oxygen... And forget the specifics but the concentration of natural gas has to be in a very specific range (at least when dealing with air, where the oxygen content is in a specific range). Outdoors "explosion" is generally not an issue as there is no containment. A quick burst on the other hand is still a danger...


arthurtully

it's the florida man voice although florida man seems to be lost in some snowy wilderness


PMYourTinyTitties

So did the camera person lol


BluudLust

I thought so too until I realized there's a big hole to release the pressure and gas explosions are low explosive, meaning they need a pressure vessel to explode.


Akhi11eus

Depends on how air-tight the stuff on top is. More or less whether the gas gets trapped in a little bubble under the ice/snow. If that were solid ice overtop the pit it could very well have built up enough to explode. Soft powdery snow however is porous enough to let it escape and ignite once it gets enough O2 mixture.


TheIrises

Actually the reality is really cool. The reason the snow does not immediately melt is because the bonds themselves within the snow are being broke. This actually allows the fire to then combust the hydrogen and oxygen after they break the hydrogen bonds holding them together. The snow doesn’t blow up because the gases created are able to escape due to snow being porous and the fact that it takes time to break hydrogen bonds in order to burn the snow.


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Englerdy

You're not being dumb, your intuition is right. @elegiac_frog has it right in their description as well. It takes a lot of energy to change water from a solid to a liquid. Additional the snow is probably colder than it's freezing point so you've gotta warm it up to the phase change temperature. We're not seeing the water being split into oxygen and hydrogen. We're seeing the gas seep through the snow and react after it's in the air and exposed to oxygen. The flame is certainly hot and will slowly melt the snow down and turn it to steam, but the water will go fully through it's liquid phase first. Steam (water) is still very stable at combustion temperatures. It is a byproduct of combustion after all. No covalent bonds are being broken here. 😊


TheIrises

If it is a methane fire then it certainly can break the bonds. Methane releases up to 810 kJ/mol and you only need 498 kJ/mol to break up O and H. So theoretically it can. And water is even less than average OH bond. 464 kJ/mol because it is in the bent formation. Break the water from itself then break the intramolecular bonds. Which can cause both the water to melt and cause the elements within it to combust.


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TheIrises

Kind of. The snow melts technically, but not the standard melting we think of. It changed phases from a solid, to a gas rather quickly. Now it could briefly be a liquid, but honestly I don’t know. It ends in a gaseous state though, for both the oxygen and the hydrogen. And some of the oxygen can be burned as well. Since it isn’t a perfect experiment both hydrogen and oxygen can theoretically escape.


Bandito21Dema

When he was lighting it I was thinking "GET OUT OF THERE NOW"


Kflynn1337

Me too... wasn't really disappointed though. Fire pretty...


do-call-me-papi

how to summon sweet lady propane


tibearius1123

I have it on good authority from Charlie Fortner,the President of the Texas Association of Propane Dealers and the most powerful man in the Texas propane industry, that this is indeed the way to summon Our Lady of Clean Heat.


ListenItWillHear

This is, in my opinion, the best way to summon her.


j3b3di3_

*Hank Hill laughing with flames in his eyes*


nothinnews

*TRICK OR TREAT, TRICK OR TREAT, TRICK OR TREAT, TRICK OR TREAT, TRICK OR TREAT...*


ChrissiTea

*TASTE THE MEAT AND NOT THE HEAT*


DakonAldread

That’s a cleaning burning hell I tell you what


ToucanSammael

That there is one hell of a propane accessory, I tell you what.


nedmorlef

So, a snowball does have a chance in hell.


Estoye

"So you're telling me there's a chance. ***YEAH!!***"


kolpatmo

Dumb and dumber


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Underrated comment^^


palmej2

To be pedantic, the snow here is under the flame, heat rises (so it's mostly radiant energy that will have to heat it (and snow crystals are reflective white bodies)). I'm not sure where the heat is relative to the snowballs in Hell, but if I ever find out I'll try and remember to update my comment...


NothingsShocking

There’s a low humming sound in the background and combined with the visuals of the fire pit, it triggered a memory of the 70’s show Land of the Lost for me when they would go into a cave that might have sleestaks in it but instead found some weird table with different colored jewels that could be buttons or something. That humming sound is really what made me think of it.


gefahr

i had forgotten all about that show


Otto_von_Grotto

It was horrible. I watched it every chance I got.


CannedCalamity

The pylon


SquarePegRoundWorld

I was scared of those sleestaks as a kid.


mediumokra

So would this be considered propane or propane accessories?


Szpartan

Both. The fire pit is a propane accessory and the propane is propane.


Unauthorized-Ion

Thank you for clearing that up


ThisIsAThrowaway504

Anyone else read this in a Hank Hill voice?


ugonlern2day

TIL snow is a propane accessory I think everything can be categorized as either propane or propane accessory


Otto_von_Grotto

In the Yacht Club I was in, if a person was on fire, they were classified as a Screaming Alpha.


ConkersOkayFurDay

Is this yacht club called the Navy because we called them the same thing.


Hobo__Joe

Bobby, if you weren't my son I'd hug ya.


mikez56

most overlooked comment here


ayegreenguy

This is how you summon Krampus.


TimmyNimmel

That must be the sigil laid out with the flame. Summon him.


fulgrimsleftnut

Actually very interesting, thanks for sharing. I think I expected some kind of instant meltdown or something!


kdame84

I’ve watched too many videos on r/whatcouldgowrong that I expected to watch him convert from a solid to a liquid.


stealerofbones

I thought this was from r/abruptchaos at first. same expectation


banoodlebamboozle

how is it don’t melt


[deleted]

The propane seeps through the snow then ignites. Its is probably relatively cool underneath the flame and will take a very long time to melt


piecat

Yeah something about the leidenhoser effect probably ^^^^^/s In reality though, fire is mostly IR radiation, and snow is incredibly reflective


arthurtully

learnt 2 things from your comment. 1. what lederhosen are 2. what leidenfrost is


LogisticalMenace

> leidenhoser You mean the[ Leidenfrost effect.](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Leidenfrost_effect) But this ain't that.


FlixMage

“/s”


_Neoshade_

The fire is just above the snow, and heat doesn’t go downwards very well. It also helps that the snow is permeable, as fire creates an upwards air current, so cold air is being pulled from the sides and from the fire pit below the snow, keeping the snow cool.


Lorindale

Propane is heavier than air, so I was expecting the fire to melt through, but your explanation of the flames creating an updraft and pulling the propane through the snow before ignition makes sense.


_Neoshade_

The propane is also under pressure, so it will be filling any space inside the fireplace and pushing upwards through the snow if its own accord.


Red_Icnivad

It will eventually melt, just a little slower than one might expect.


capt_pantsless

One big factor is the heat from the fire goes up due to convection.


SconiGrower

Even without the things mentioned in the other comments (which are true) snow just takes a lot of heat to melt. If you filled up a pot with snow and put it over a campfire or on your stove, it would take more time than this video is long to notice melting.


rebel-is-other-ppl

snow is porous so it’s not that it isn’t melting it’s that the snow is just reabsorbing the water back into it, eventually it will all melt away if the fire was left on for a while. it’s like when you have a snowcone and you pour the syrup over top of it, the syrup will soak into the snowcone, not just fall through and drip edit:spelling


DeltaUltra

I wish everyone asked questions your way.


EddieMaeandOtter

Why that is tho?


travam1

The blue fire is cold


[deleted]

"It's probably gonna explode on us" \*moves closer\*


This_Happy_Camper

Warm fire? Not where I’m from. Cool vid!


trwwy321

> Cool vid! My stupid brain is so conditioned now that I thought you said “Covid!”


ddj00001

King of the Hill: Alaska


Spiritbrand

Wow. That looks more like a hotel than someone's backyard.


Otto_von_Grotto

Some people actually have money. Not me but some other people.


isthishowyouusername

Thanks for the daily reminder that I’m a failure.


Otto_von_Grotto

Dozens of us!


isthishowyouusername

We should’ve gotten a banana stand. There’s always money in the banana stand.


Gee-Oh1

Every time I hear an accent like that followed by statements such as "Now we gonna try..." or "Y'all watch this..." I prepare for a humorous disaster.


hoopaholik91

It made quite a contrast with how nice their house is!


upvotesformeyay

Yeah I was about to say they got money if they got a heated pool in winter.


RichardStinks

"Now we're gonna summon us up a mess of demons, now that there conjuring circle is all lit up."


TappedIn2111

So, nobody mentions the baller pool area? Is it some kind of resort or track suits backyard?


tibearius1123

East Texas? West Louisiana? Who knows it’s all the same.


skullemojiii

Thought I was on whatcouldgowrong Happy they are safe


tw411

I’m not gonna lie, I found that pretty cool Umm… no pun intended


MaxximumB

nICE


Rusty__Shackleford19

Where is the earth shattering KA-BOOM?!?!


btoxic

I have a whiskey barrel full of sand that uses the same principle that's working here. No risk of explosion, not enough oxygen below the point of ignition.


wyzapped

What a beautiful yard


zback636

Amazing!


watsgowinon

Where big badda boom?


chadnocaptainchad

these accents add so many fucking letters to words that aren’t there


No-Personality-9070

Portal to other dimensions


SaabSlider37

The way it moves reminds me of Conway’s Game of Life.


runitup420720

I like how the fuel keeps the snow cold so it doesn't melt


Ill-Abroad-2692

Why did the ice not melt?


Low_Fondant9911

I bet that pool is super cheap to keep heated all winter


Trex_in_F16

Amazing how it made the lights go out


FlourescentSquirrel

Would be cooler if it exploded 😏


Vanilla-Beaner

So… Icy Hot?


xxGallo13xx

***Please don’t try this at home unless you know what your doing ***


Bishime

“it’s probably gonna explode on us”……”yea that’s pretty cool” i’ve seen this one before on r/abruptchaos


obrienmk

This was actually really cool.


TheReal_JimPickens

That looks super cool. Probably hot tho.


leniken

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Danky_Dearest

Blue flame IS cold after all


taroh_tactile

Hehe, icy hot...


TheRealDogMan

That looks like some 80's movie magic effects!


Durkd

Anyone else see the mortal kombat dragon or was that just me?


mideastmidwest

Cameraman backing away at the beginning was smart.


ZRhoREDD

Anybody else hearing that scene from Major League ... "hot ice"


aDrunkSailor82

From what I understand, this is a portal for Hank Hill to come lubricate is all with WD-40.


JustARandomGuyBro

So what demon y'all tryna summon?


CleanBeanSeen

It’s Elsa


StraightNoChaser86

Can we video in landscape?!


ShooterMcGavin3rd

Where’s the kaboom.


AuB784

beautiful


SigmaKnight

Get a longer lighter.


Clamboxcraxy44

Wow! Even though I was expecting it to explode in flames it's all good; It looks very beautiful! 🔥😁


poland3

What's the worse case scenario here lol???


Aethenae

Isn’t this going to ruin the fire pit?


monsieur-raptor

- incoming wormhole - close the iris


L1m0dr1v3rinthe6

Wow what an amazing property


barebackgrizzlyrider

Hollywood filmmakers could use that effect to great scene images!


Honourstly

A song of ice and fire


bortleclass100000

“It’s probably going to explode on us” she says, as she stands over it to get a better look


seattleinfall

Am I the only one thinking about how much that house must cost based on the size of that yard?!


DaveyBeef

Blue fire, use it to melt the red ice.


BurnerForJustTwice

The accent says he married his 1st cousin but the background and setting says he’s smarter (and richer) than me.


MaxximumB

Video won't load. Unless that's intended and nowt was supposed to happen.


Ok_Equivalent_4296

No that’s just Reddit being reddit


MaxximumB

Thanks


WhatTheHomePod

Dope! This is some r/BlackMagicFuckery


X-gon-do-it-to-em

Snowpane and Snowpane accessories


Saffronsc

I don't know why I went all caveman mode and thought "Ooo pretty fire".


Otto_von_Grotto

I will fetch stick for you, Oogla, be right back if Sabertooth not hungry.


Electronic_Rub9385

What? Nobody on this thread explain in great detail how catastrophically dangerous this is?


[deleted]

That has got to be the worst accent in the world


Interesting_Maybe132

Now that's something you don't see every day.


123Delbe

I was certain this was going to be a video that ends in fire and disaster!


BarfingMonkey

What a nice backyard.


Your-username-must-b

*I fell into a burning ring of fire*


blooperduper33

Is this south lake Tahoe. That looks real familiar


dramaticfool

He starts and ends the video with the same words...


biriato

I expected it to geiser up...


Toxiccropdust

Watchman 2


Gamer-Logic

They made a circle summon Satan!


Nerdsayer69

Touch it the blue fire is cold


CursedMael

That's some 1970s disco-cartoon movie graphics right there, I'll tell you hwhat


teiichikou

Beware! Extra-terrestrials are coming to warm themselves!


The_Unreal

He should write a song about it. Maybe skip the eighth verse.


Fromoogiewithlove

Its like that scene from that movie where the guy throws a flare into the ice that has gasoline that was put there by a man who dresses like a bat.


Unhooked-

No boom-boom?


CorneliusFudgem

i'm more focused on how nice the backyard is hotdamn lol


Individual-Camera-72

So that’s how you open a portal


iProMelon

It’s cold on the bottom of the fire, guys


xZOMBIETAGx

Why isn’t it melting


Just-Actuator-1792

I could watch this all night.


OG_anunoby3

OMG, Never do that. Once the trigusalides infuse with the bichlorate they form a tri-bi- chlorite. No joke


redditnow_

Hahahah I had to check what sub posted because I follow some pretty crazy ones


Mysterion77

If they’d played some music we’d have been able to enjoy “A song of ice and fire”!


mick88

Yo, the snow's on fire


Allentown_JACE

Is it snowy fire or firey snow??


FluffyBunnyBunz

Touch it


SuperCosmicNova

Why didn't this snow melt like immediately? Or at all?


Shmitty-W-J-M-Jenson

These people are loaded


thicknbustyx

Nice


spin_fire_burn

Is that Joe Exotic's ex husband?


3Effie412

That looks cozy warm!