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Comment: Lately I've been hearing a lot about Okra and kids getting high
from boiling up the vegetable which produces a slime and then inserting
the vegetable anally to get high. This sounds too far out to me but you
never know. I've not really been able to find any info supporting it or
disproving it. When I read the story my first reaction was to immediately
come to Snopes to check. I first found out about it on a messageboard and
below is the story the poster cut and pasted from somewhere (They wouldn't
post the source)

"Most parents would be pleased to discover their young teen's interest in
fresh vegetables but in Wichita Kansas, a more sinister use may be looming
and public officials are looking to gain control before the entire city is
consumed.

It's called O-holing, where teens describe a hallucinogenic-type high by
briefly boiling stalks of okra until the well known "slimy" substance
covers the pods. Then the unthinkable happens, the okra is placed inside
the anus. There the slime enters the bloodstream via the thin walls of the
lower large intestine. The effects are reported to range from a "Warm
relaxed feeling all over" to a full on hallucinogenic "trip", lasting
several hours.

The popularity of O-holing appears to be widespread, ranging from youths
as young as 8 years old to seasoned incarcerated inmates in our prison
system looking to "turn on" with okra.

Justin D. (last name withheld) Describes how quickly his addiction to
O-Holing escalated:
"It started as a joke, we read on the Internet about all these kids
getting a buzz off of putting okra up your (anus) so one night at a house
party we tried it. I couldn't believe it. It was like Disneyland. Next
thing I knew I was selling my CD's and games and heading down to the A&P
for more O. One day they were completely out and I like totally went off
on the produce guy. They wouldn't let me come back after that. So I
started going to the O-parties"

O-parties, an underground circuit, similar to the "rave" scene of the 90's
where there is music, flashing lights and pots of boiling okra, lots of
Okra.

Police Sergeant Ira Pouncas states that over 12 O-parties were raided
within the last year. School officials were put on notice.
"I am pleased to report that okra will be removed from the school lunch
menu for the 2006-07 school year. It has already been deleted from prison
meals as the effects of O-holing are unpredictable and even dangerous to
our CO's"

A proposal to launch an entire arm of law enforcement with a six figure
budget is on the table to be voted on in early 2007.

"It's set to be worse than crack and heroin combined." Sgt. Pouncas
states, "It's everywhere, sold right over the counter to kids."

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quote:
Originally posted by snopes:
Comment: Lately I've been hearing a lot about Okra and kids getting high
from boiling up the vegetable which produces a slime and then inserting
the vegetable anally to get high. This sounds too far out to me but you
never know.

Well, you could always try...

Man!! this one makes me want to buy okra now. Honey, can you boil some okra and put it up my ass tonite?

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Okra?

Anally???

O-Holing?????

[lol]

Except that it made the Urban Dictionary.

And this MySpacer claims to have originated the story.

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File this under: extremely unlikely. Sounds like an article from the satirical weekly The Onion.
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Yeah--but the "Wichita Post Gazette" (from the Urban Dictionary Link) returns no hits..I vote UL.

ETA for clarity

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The quoted article reads SOO much like something The Onion would do that it is, well, funny.

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Psst, buddy, gotcha corn cobs right here....

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quote:
Originally posted by Brad from Georgia:
Psst, buddy, gotcha corn cobs right here....

[lol]
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Yeah. I vote satire. The whole thing reeked of Onion, but a search at their site comes up empty. I would like to know where it came from, though. Might be good reading.

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Well, I EAT boiled okra, and I've never gotten high off of it. I'm not sure shoving it up your bum would be more effective than oral insertion...
And yes, eating boiled okra is rather like eating snot. But it's TASTY snot.

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Next thing I knew I was selling my CD's and games and heading down to the A&P for more O. One day they were completely out and I like totally went off on the produce guy. They wouldn't let me come back after that. So I started going to the O-parties"
And if that isn't satire, I'll shove a piece of boiled okra up my a**.

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Hmmm, I found http://blog.myspace.com/93355931 on Google. Let me put my tongue in my cheek while I point out that Terribly Wrong Online does not seem a very reliable news source.
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quote:
Originally posted by pirateslife:
Well, I EAT boiled okra, and I've never gotten high off of it. I'm not sure shoving it up your bum would be more effective than oral insertion...
And yes, eating boiled okra is rather like eating snot. But it's TASTY snot.

I thought you are suppossed to stir-fry away the slime, or put it up your ass, whatever works.

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wouldn't injecting it work much quicker?

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Frankly it reminded me of the Weekly World News piece about rural kids getting high by sniffing methane gas from cow manure. (To which the only conceivable response was, "Man, do you know where I can get some good sh!t around here?")

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This site is a listing of newspapers/news agencies in Wichita - no "Post" or "Gazette" is listed.

Also, a search on "okra" and "anal" retrieved nothing from the AP website (but I only checked the last 7 days).

And, other than the myspace.com link above - I can't find any other reference.

I vote UL.

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I just had problems see any teen aged kid shoving something of their hind end. Then to top that off they are doing it a parties. OK, some kids may try putting things in the back door, but to go public is far to much for me to believe.
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Agreed that it sounds like an Onion piece.

You cannot get high off okra slime. If you could, ingesting it would put you in an intoxicated state and there would be no need to shove anything up your butt. Unless, of course, you wanted to...

(Did you know okra, cotton, and hibiscus are in the same family: Malvaceae? There's your random trivia fact for the day. [Smile] )

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This is the funniest thing I have seen all day! I keep thinking of kids sneaking out to the grocery store to buy.....OKRA! And the thought of them cooking it and mom sees it and thinks, "Oh my! These boys are such good children, so concerned about health..." and the thought of them trying to cram a limp okra up their ass is priceless. I think we should do all we can to strengthen this legend!
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This is the funniest thing I have seen all day! I keep thinking of kids sneaking out to the grocery store to buy.....OKRA! And the thought of them cooking it and mom sees it and thinks, "Oh my! These boys are such good children, so concerned about health..." and the thought of them trying to cram a limp okra up their ass is priceless.
If that cracks you up, think about the supposed okra parties. Like a rave party, but no one is wearing pants as they need to occasionally stuff themselves. It goes way beyond wierd!

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Did anyone else read the topic 'Anal Orka (ie. Orca) highs?' I thought this would be a thread on Cetacea sexual habits. Ho hum.

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I suppose we could always find a volunteer from Okraholma to try it out and report back to us.

[fish]

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Well I gave it a shot and so far all I feel is the need to bread and fry my nether parts.

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Sounds like somebody got it confused with the Victorian practice of Figging.

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quote:
Originally posted by Brad from Georgia:
Psst, buddy, gotcha corn cobs right here....

LMAO

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Even if you were on an okra high all day and all night, how much could that possibly cost?

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I can just imagine the author writing it down and realizing that Someone, Somewhere is actually going to try it.
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I understand this started out originally as a way for Richard Gere to feed his gerbil.

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Ya know, I GOOGLED "Anal Okra High" and got
- a really bad John Denver song
- a rejected "Nick at Night" script
- Will Smith in "Enema of the State"
- "Gumbo and Pokey" cartoons
- something on Discovery Channel called "The Anal-Retentive Chef"

And on a more serious note, I found this quotation:

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Myoxinol is a patented complex of oligopeptides obtained by the biotransformation of native proteins from the seeds of Hibiscus esculentus L. (okra). These botanical peptides combat wrinkles in a similar way to botulinic toxin, by inhibiting the mechanical factors responsible for the appearance of expression lines on the face. Myoxinol
Honestly, if I had an okra pod shoved up me nether regions I might develop expression lines on the face....

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Police Sergeant Ira Pouncas...
is:

A Pious Narc
A Sour Panic
A Cap in Ours
A Rap Cousin
Saurian Cop
Anus Air Cop
Anus Pica, or...?


Something tells me this won't make it onto an episode of Mythbusters. (Although they have done the Brown Note and an entire episode devoted to flatulence.) Walking around the workshop with orka slime up one's butt would certainly be a good way to initiate an intern though. [Wink]

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Originally posted by Cervus nippon:
Something tells me this won't make it onto an episode of Mythbusters. (Although they have done the Brown Note and an entire episode devoted to flatulence.) Walking around the workshop with orka slime up one's butt would certainly be a good way to initiate an intern though. [Wink]

Heh, I can see it now. They sit down and explain the myth to them and then say "OK, now here's where you fit in..."

Or alternatively, I could see some very unusual modifications to Buster...

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quote:
Originally posted by Cervus nippon:
Walking around the workshop with orka slime up one's butt would certainly be a good way to initiate an intern though. [Wink]

I think I have a great idea for something to do to the newbies at next month's initiation ceremony. [Eek!]

Now whether the sumo wrestlers and the Georgian dance troupe will go along with it is another thing entirely. [lol] [Wink]

- Pseudo "okra-hummer" Croat

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I'm not trying it. Let's get Mikey to try it....

I can't even stand to touch okra. All that fuzzy, slimey stuff. EWWW. Seems like it would cause a rash or something.

And Robbie, Gere's gerbil eats okra? How interesting.....

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According to Wikipedia, Okra is also called lady's finger. [Wink]
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Originally posted by Wish You Were Her:
According to Wikipedia, Okra is also called lady's finger. [Wink]

That's what I always used to call it. Then I heard about a dessert called Tiramisu that uses something called ladyfingers and I used to think that Tiramisu is made from okra. What kind of dessert is made from okra?? [Confused] and can you put it up your ass?

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Sounds like the latest mutation of the "legal high" myth. I've seen the Coca-Cola/aspirin combo, shooting up Pantene, smoking banana peels, and huffing Dust-Off. But the "anal insertion" twist is definitely new.

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