I Put Out a Flame With My Fingers

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    I Still Haven't Got Up the Courage Yet!

    I have heard that it doesn't hurt! But I'm still scared to do it. My fear didn't stop me from lighting fireworks and getting burned by the lighter flame though!
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    14 Responses Aug 9, 2009


    just lick your fingers and extinguish - easy, i have put out a flame with my bare fingers though you just have to be fast, its a bit of fun though
    Donalh Donalh
    22-25, M
    1 Response Jun 9, 2008

    Last Night

    In comparison to the heat of the wax on my body the flame was nothing.
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm
    46-50, F
    5 Responses Jan 24, 2010

    Didn't Hurt

    It didn't hurt and my fingers escaped unscathed and unburnt. I'm sure they were very happy and thankful for me being so careful with their wellbeing for once. I was hoping for some sort of reward from them. But nothing came, one can keep hoping though that they'll remember soon.
    Luangi Luangi
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Feb 3, 2008

    Fire Is Easy

    Personally the point of the activity is to over come the obstacle. I do not wet my fingers, in my veiw of the task that is cheating. First i go into the witnesser (otherwise known as watcher) meditation which for me takes no time. Then i put out the flame. Often it helps the noob...
    hawlemnyair hawlemnyair
    26-30, M
    Aug 10, 2009

    Doesn't Really Hurt

    Will agree with some, compared the instant of some hot wax on your skin putting out the flame with your finger doesn't hurt.  I love candles and flames.  I love watching the flame, watch it move as if it is alive, changes colour a bit.  I think it does depend on...
    iguaname iguaname
    26-30, M
    Apr 28, 2010
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