Top 10 Common Ways to Commit Suicide

I considered several of these list items in the past before getting help.

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The Top Ten

1 Overdose

What pills work best? Which make you die quicker?

I want to do it what pills do I need

What medicine is best to overdose on?

I tried this with pain killers had to keep going shop because they only sell me small amount took over 30 after which the taste was like eating chalk wanted to die because sick of uk and what happening to the country government letting immigrants in by the millions so many bad people and things will get worse making it harder to cope one thing that I am frightened of having no police or seeing police driving around

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2 Hanging Yourself

Ima try this in a few days, the only problem is that I don't have rope, so I'll have to use wire

Your definitely gonna die this way it will take you around 4-5 seconds to die so if there's no one around then do it make sure you do the right knot and bam, its not good for a painful death as its quite quick and easy

Any recommendations where to hang?

The Suicide forest in Japan ( Logan Paul went there, and nobody was happy about that. He laughed at a hanging man while exploring the forest, receiving tons of dislikes on the video, but he took it down and apologized for doing that. ) - IceFoxPlayz

What if the rope breaks

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3 Cutting Oneself

Need to take a lot of aspirin and plenty of water to make it work. Painless to slide a 16 gauge needle in your arm in the bathtub after the prep and just fall asleep. Helps to take five or six benadryls and a few shots of tequila. Very relaxing and peacefully as the blood darkens the water.

Most satisfying way - DiamondWolf

Wouldn't work but blood is yum


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4 Jumping Off a Height

I don't want to live I should try this one because my family don't love me

No. If you are doing suicide (hopefully you aren't) never do it that way. Imagine if your suicide attempt fails, and you'll be your whole life crippled. - Disturbedpotato

Very effective for my uncle.

Not a bad idea

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5 Killing Yourself With a Firearm

My bro did it to himself so it must work.

This is probably the quickest and easiest way to kill yourself, because a gunshot to the head will kill you instantly 9 out of 10 times. People very rarely survive being shot in the head.

If it's a shot to the brain, you'll be dead before you could even hear the gunshot. It's a very easy and painless way to die, you're more likely to get struck by lightning twice than survive a shot to the head

Fastest most painless way.
You need to get a gun.

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6 Intentionally Drowning

I tried to drown my self but my boyfriend came and saved me: by the way I'm 12

I tried to the other day but I needed something to hold me down since my instinct or something got in the way of that.

Sounds sexy. My friend christopher did it

I want to die, you’ll hear about me soon :(

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7 Suffocation Suffocation

Shows a metal band - SoldierOfFortune

Judging by the image best way to die- suffocated in a mosh pit. - SoldierOfFortune

Voted for this just cause it has has a metal band as the thumbnail m/ - JordanFireStar

It's just a beautiful way to describe every thing... probably just on earth :)
ANDD it doesn't FEEL painful to say Suffocate. XDD

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8 Sacrifice Yourself to a Satanic Ritual

It's like a party for your death 10/10

Not really sure where I could do this but definitely need the info!

Always the best way to do it especially if you never want to be found ( also I do not have depression haha kidding send help)

Perfectly good fun. Allows me to free myself from hell on earth.

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9 Poisoning

From where I get this cynide

Only cyanide-kalium will work. Or some heavy drugs, but don't forget to take something against vomiting before you try it otherwise it will not work either.

Michael Jackson used propofol, so this must work.


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10 Starving Yourself

You can starve yourself till u die,but it's hard because they may force feed you

This doesn't work at all, only gets my ass skinnier

If it does work I am starting from today

Imma start doing this

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The Contenders

11 Shooting Yourself

If its in your head, you wont feel a thing, your pain function everything so if you shoot yourself in the head you will not feel a thing all your senses are shut down. A quick painful death

If it's the quickest then I'm in because I want to die as quickly as possible

Pew pew but only in some countries

Yes ill do it

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12 Bridge Jumps

Not recommended... First of all, youd hit the water at 75mph shattering bones and internal organs, you only die because you're too broken to swim and you drown while in terrible pain.

The golden gate bridge is the most common place to jump and 99% of the time you will die, there has only been 1 person has serviced so it's a good one to actually die.

Yeah maybe this should be a shot

Jump off a roadway bridge in front of a semi so that your guts go splat everywhere. Should guarantee instantaneous death and your name to fame in the front headlines of your local news providers. I might try that. Sorry truck driver... I just made you and I famous!

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13 Electrocution

I go prison and they try kill me but it no work

Doesn't work like in the movies. The fuses will cut out the electricity. Unless if you take the fuse out and make a connection instead with a very big electric wire that doesn't burn or break.

I've done it before it feels great

Its honestly pretty energizing

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14 Drinking Too Much Water

How many days does it take until you die by drinking too much water?

You can, if you drink so much water and not going to the bathroom, you can get water poisoning. - Solacress

Water me daddy

I'm going to try it sounds fun

Hihii...this is so good

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15 Smash Your Head Into a Wall Repeatedly

I wanna kill myself because my parents don't believe in me they always think negative things

Cutting arteries in leg or arms

Great...I lost everything now I really got to do this

It's a good feeling. Haven't done it to kill myself though

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16 Drug Overdose

What would be the best drug sleeping tablets or something extra quick

Can we commit sucide by using sleeping pills overdose please help me I want to kill nyself

Where do you get heroin from and how much or how many do you need to take? - skyeroberts

No pain felt just die already

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17 Stabbing Yourself

Yuri smiles*

When you feel insane, who cares what you do or how you feel? So long as you're not empty before death. Most visually pleasing, I bet.

My mom hates me and wishes she only havw my brother

Wubba lubba dub dub

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18 Inject an Air Into Your Blood Stream

This causes seizers, and doesn't mean you'll die.

How reliable is this method? How much air?

Put that air inside me daddy

I did this it hurt

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19 Quick Stab Into the Throat or Heart

I'm doing it today goodbye world

A quick stab into the throat or heart, you might have to gasp for air but you will not feel any pain unless you don't do it right

Sounds like an easy option, but have I got the courage to do it to myself.

I have always been hated, I will try this

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20 Stepping in Front of a Motor Vehicle

I've considered this so much walking to and from school. I even read while walking so it would be easy. I've nearly done it before

I'm thinking about stepping in front of a semi truck

If I had a dollar for every time I thought of doing this I wouldve been a millionaire already

It is a good idea

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21 Jumping in Front of a Train

When I kill myself, I will probably do it by train. Not jumping in front of one, but laying down with my neck on the track so the train will behead me. I think that would be instant death.

I'm definitely doing this, my life has already gone to hell, I hate my cousin, I hate my life, my first best friend hates me. All I want is a better life! I want this to happen and it will! - LemurzBlue

This is the best way, especially if it is a subway car. That way no one will suspect suicide.

Love me some free travel

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22 Squashing Yourself

with boobs


I guess it would be nice!

Best idea yet

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23 Eat a Knife

If you're into fun activities like knife eating, maybe you should ask yourself "Do I really want to die? What if I can't eat knives in the afterlife? " - UGLYBUMFACE

UH how do you even swallow a knife to begin with, like you're basically just slitting your throat?

I ate a razor blade once. It was as destructive as this method. 10/10 would commit suicide again


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24 Self Strangulation

Like darth vader but without the Star wars

Why do I have to live in this horrible world

It does not work because after trying to do self strangulation you faint and after fainting you start to breath again and defeats the whole purpose.

S.t.r.a.n.g.u.l.a.t.i.o.n... I feel smarter to bad I'm dead

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25 Freezing to Death

The effect of hypothermia on your brain decieves you into having a calm, pleasant death, and can be done with absolutely no pain if you avoid frostbite. The main limitation is the availability. For the best experience, an Alpine setting is optimal, because of the nice scenery. Shoving yourself into the fridge just isn't the same.

Suicide by cop, let them shoot me while I have a toy gun pointing their way. My move

Probably not most easiest however very effective throughout time

It's pleasant lol

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26 Homemade Bombs

Homemade grenade in mouth pull pin shoot self in head let grenade finish job. Messy but effective. Suicide note: (optional) Suicide was a mind blowing experience.

Do you have any info about how to make these bombs. I don't wanna suffer, I want the pain to go away fast. and I need the bomb to explode my head off.

Oh my god I laughed at this

I tried this before and in still alive. I don't how to do this correctly. #bombdefused

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27 Choking Self

Holding your hands against your neck for too long

I do this to masturbate - ihatetrump

I might try that

It's a nice thing to do especially with something sharp

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28 Step in Front of a Car

I would never do this knowing it’ll hurt the person who killed you for the rest of their life

Quick + most likely gonna die

I hog hit by a car and I got thrown and I'm still alive


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29 Dehydration

Doesn't work? Lol so you can live without water?

Doesn't work I tried it

Slow but sounds fun

1 week no water used. feeling tired just laying in bed. every day increases Time of sleep already 16 hours sleep still lack

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30 Burning Yourself

You'll die like you've lived

You deserve it for all your sins

Cool, I'll die just like I lived. A hot mess

This method is lit

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31 Bash Your Head in with a Brick

Used to do this on a saturday as my daily routine, never worked though ://: oh well at least I have aids.

While sounds damn funny, only knocks you out, wake up with massive headache, still do it once a month, love the weird looks I get from being black and blue and answering "bashed my head in with a brick"

I bash my self in the head with my fist and try to give myself of brain damage so I can Die didn't work my sister bashes abuses and calles me names and this is going to happen for a long time so I feel like I should just die so that I won't feel the pain anymore nobody will care my family will probly be sad for like a week then move on with there life and not care I'm hopeless

Pooped myself

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32 Exposure


Expose me daddy

You could die from starvation and frostbite


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33 Drowning in Swimming Pool

Likeliest way for me to kill myself since I have swimming classes

But what if it shallow

I done it before almost died but someone saw me well at least I have cancer

My niebor saves me

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34 Impale Yourself

Sounds Kinky

Hurts but worth it

What does that even mean?

Tricia takanawa did this - ihatetrump

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35 Car Crashing

I would not suggest this one because, you see, it hurts other people - AnonymousChick

Might do that a big ass tree is only 1.5 miles from me hit it at 80 miles an hour

It sounds fun

Air bag off 200 km search for a big tree

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36 Set Yourself on Fire

I tried this but now I look like a Chernobyl victim

My friend did this, died following day in hospital he was a brave man I love and miss him.

This is really helpful but a little suspicious

i agree

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37 Boiling Yourself

Eating poisonous plants

This sounds like a family fun activity for ages

Cool might try

No longer suicidal after reading through this awful list of advice and tragic
sesspool of a community.


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38 Laughing to Death

Watch dark humor. Just like a suicidal kid... it never gets old

I'd die laughing after reading this - FachmiNur

I need to find something funny now

This is hard if u have depreesin it would be better if it was holding your breath

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