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Fire Fart
Status: Fake
image This video of a guy lighting a candle by setting his fart on fire is obviously fake. (Given that the video is one big fart joke, it's probably not safe for work, though it's otherwise work safe.) However, it seems that a number of people actually think it's real. To verify that it's fake, all you need to do is visit the url displayed on the film:, which is the website of amateur filmmaker David Packer (aka Sheep). He has a lot of films starring himself that employ various special effects, such as fake fire farts.
Posted by The Curator on Wed Jan 04, 2006

...Great, teen boys the world over will be catching fire...Parents will be baffled.
Posted by Maegan  in  Tampa, FL - USA  on  Thu Jan 05, 2006  at  10:03 AM
When I was in Navy boot camp fart lighting was an every night occurance after lights out, however the effect was a ball of fire not a jet. By the way that was in 1957.
Posted by Richard J.  in  Rockton, IL  on  Thu Jan 05, 2006  at  04:48 PM
OLD MAN!!! dont tell those dumb storys, specially when it begins with "when I" those always mean trouble, and about this video, I watched my boyfreind do it and it worked! So there its full proof! TRY IT YOURSELF! ^_^
Posted by OLD MAN!!! dont tell those dumb storys, specially  on  Sun Jan 15, 2006  at  06:48 PM
Wow that just makes me laugh about how he can do that but I seriously beleive in it that its fake. I mean seriously all you need is you, and a weak geek to computerize the effects. Also... just try making a flamethrower instead. Take a lighter and Axe or some other flammable material then light the lighter and the spray! Its better trust me...
Posted by Y FART?  on  Sun Mar 12, 2006  at  10:29 PM
Yup. You can light them. And it is more of a ball, not a jet. Not enough pressure--I saw a friend singe himself through a pair of jeans due to lack of pressure.
Posted by Some Guy  on  Thu Mar 23, 2006  at  02:40 PM
I've done this, but, as people have said before, the effect isn't a streak. If you can do it, try having steak or bacon with eggs for breakfast, and if you want, chili for a side. This increases the methane in your fart. The effect- sick
Depending on the size of your meal, the smell may kill you.
Posted by Hmmm  in  USA, North America, Northern Hemisphere, Earth.  on  Thu Sep 25, 2008  at  04:19 AM
Yes it works! Its just a matter of farting power and breakfast ingredients (I recommend beans and borecole).
Posted by LuckyLuke  in  Germany  on  Sat Jan 23, 2010  at  10:08 PM
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