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Candidate for Darwin Awards ---> Exploding lava lamp

by null. / November 30, 2004 4:16 PM PST
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Re: Candidate for Darwin Awards ---> Exploding lava lamp
by Steven Haninger / November 30, 2004 8:14 PM PST

Guess I'll scratch that off my Christmas gift list. Devil

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Re: Candidate for Darwin Awards ---> Exploding lava lamp
by C1ay / November 30, 2004 9:53 PM PST
Guess I'll scratch that off my Christmas gift list.

Why so? They're perfectly safe as long as you don't try to cook them Happy

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(NT) (NT) I knew the 60s were dangerous, but this is ridiculous.
by Kiddpeat / November 30, 2004 11:10 PM PST
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(NT) (NT) He'd have been better of WITH drugs and alcohol!
by Dan McC / December 1, 2004 12:49 AM PST
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I did almost as silly stuff when
by Richard Jones Forum moderator / December 1, 2004 1:06 AM PST

I was rather young. Sawed a golf ball in half with a hacksaw when I was 15. Got through the shell, what seemed to be rubber, then hit the core, which turned out to contain some kind of gas under pressure - which got me right in my right eye as I was quite close to the ball. Scared the crap out of me, but luckily no permanent damage.

I used to love "Lego" blocks too, and later, when I "discovered" the joy of fire, and Dad's Ronsonol, would melt those worn-out 'bricks'. I still have a scar on one of my fingers from an ill-advised "experiment". Caught hell from Dad and learned my lesson before I became a really dangerous nine year-old. But I still like fire, fascinating stuff.

Rick "scarfinger" Jones

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Re: Candidate for Darwin Awards ---> Exploding lava lamp
by Willy / December 1, 2004 2:21 AM PST

Just as bad as this guy who heated spray paint cans. He was trying to spray with the cans, but being so cold where he was using them, caused inproper spraying, heating the cans abit resolved that. However, repeated attempts finallt found the weak link or can as it were and can exploded and caused an immediate fire, plus ruining the just applied paint job.
Happy -----Willy

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