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Suicide Smulator at Location with High Suicide Rate.

 
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Install a booth with a vr headset like oculus rift, simulating what it would be like to die there. After the simulation, offer information about seeking help if needed.

This will be popular with tourist, and hopefully people who wants to kill themselves

mofosyne, May 06 2014

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Suicide hotline https://upload.wiki...sageggb01252006.JPG
The golden gate bridge has a phone that connects to a suicide hotline. [Voice, May 07 2014]


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       Anywhere on the Tobu Tojo train line north of Tokyo, people jumping under the train was the major cause of delay of morning classes, as the train line stops to pick up the bits.
not_morrison_rm, May 06 2014
  

       I think this Idea will backfire. A number of people stop themselves from committing suicide because they can't quite work up the nerve to go through with it. A simulation won't give the user the pain at the end of the simulation, but could ease the fear of heights, or vertigo ....
Vernon, May 07 2014
  

       I think there would be some merit in a book that documents only the unfeasible/painful means of killing oneself. I had a rough moment a few months ago, and thought eating a bottle of tylenol might fix the situation. Im glad i didn't because it would have taken 6 days and a liver failure to do the trick.
bob, May 07 2014
  

       Every first-person-shooter has this non-option: get into the game and all of a sudden <bam>.
FlyingToaster, May 07 2014
  

       What if the suicides don't want to be smulated?
MaxwellBuchanan, May 07 2014
  

       Well, that's their progative.
normzone, May 07 2014
  

       "Don't think of an elephant!"   

       Ok, what image flickered in your mind?   

       Visualization of a situation, even if negative, will just further reinforce that brain pattern.
sophocles, May 07 2014
  

       How about the simulator plus a counseling booth manned 24/7 right there?
Voice, May 07 2014
  

       I estmate that by smulated you meant simulated.
doctorremulac3, May 07 2014
  

       I thk you meant estimate.
Voice, May 07 2014
  

       Yes, you are crrect.
normzone, May 08 2014
  

       [m-f-c]
FlyingToaster, May 08 2014
  

       /smulator/ sp = schmulator.
bungston, May 09 2014
  


 

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