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Old 25th March 2009, 12:08   #1
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Got this as an email forward. Thought of sharing the information with all.

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"Gasoline" gas in the car? What kind of gas is this? What gassing!!!

It is common knowledge that all plastics contain some volatile compounds which are released when they are substantially heated (such as in a microwave), which is why it is not advisable to heat up food packed in plastic wraps in the microwave. But car plastics releasing "gasoline"? And in any case, the article does not name any references or authors, and is factually incorrect in that 15 degrees F is certainly not equal to either 6 degrees or 60 degrees C. And 60*C might apply to ambient temperatures in Abu Dhabi, but not India in most cases.

And as to gasoline fumes (petrol fumes) accumulating inside the cabin when parked under the hot sun, cars today are designed to not let that happen, and fumes are vented to the atmosphere directly.

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Oh so there is a gas called gasoline. That's profound, my dear passenger.
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Surely they could have chosen a better term for this gas than 'gasoline' ?

Temperatures inside a car can get pretty high, parked in the sun for a few hours, the dashboard in my car measured 50 deg C !?! Wish they'd got their facts straight though, 15 deg F is ~ -9.4 deg C...
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Oh so there is a gas called gasoline. That's profound, my dear passenger.
LOL... Abu Dhabi recycles the gasoline gas from inside its cars, cools and liquefies it, and sells it to the world. Profound, indeed!!!
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Not until you are sitting in the fuel tank of the car!

Weren't air fresheners meant to emit something else other than Gasoline?

"Don't forget my dear passenger that gasoline gas is very dangerous and it will leave a toxic effect on the liver and kidneys hence making it difficult to be expelled from the body".
I like this part.
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Very interesting and profound! No wonder the gulf countries supply "gasoline" to the USA to ensure that their country is polluted with a dangerous gas "gasoline".

The author would have seen a hollywood movie and heard them saying, the car is out of gas! lol!
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There is a simple test that can be performed at home, with slight care.

Hold a lighted match near the orifice and let out a big one. If the match is extinguished, you have reason to worry and must consult your doctor.

If the emitted gas bursts into a blue-green flame, you're fine, LOL, you've got rid of the gasoline!
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The idea of rolling down the windows is fine, but a gas called gasoline ?

Get your head examined, my dear passenger.
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Get your head examined, my dear passenger.
See the origin of this email! Tells ALL!
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There is a simple test that can be performed at home, with slight care.

Hold a lighted match near the orifice and let out a big one. If the match is extinguished, you have reason to worry and must consult your doctor.

If the emitted gas bursts into a blue-green flame, you're fine, LOL, you've got rid of the gasoline!
Gas from the orifice
Can burn down an edifice
When you apply a match stick there.
Make sure the match
Has a flame to catch,
Don't insert just a stick everywhere.
But if you must,
Then light up the thrust
Of gas from the orifice with care.
Else you will raise
A stink your nose purveys,
And your heart won't be strong enough to bear.
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Gas from the orifice
Can burn down an edifice
When you apply a match stick there.
Amazing!

But that is why I had stated that care is required!
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Anup sir, you are gonna kill people here... Can you recycle this gas produced to do something more

BTW, can some mod move this thread to official joke thread?
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Funny about the orifice gas anup.

My random wonderings.

I wonder if flatulence can be termed as asoline gas instead of gasoline gas.
(I want to put a double S but that will set a bad example and I'll get warned.)

But let us discuss this further.

What if this was about asoline? Coming from the seat covers? it is poisonous, but doesn't kill you. Literally.

I wonder, when does it get to 6 degrees Celcius in Abu Dhabi. That should be a nice time to drive.

I wonder how it would cause abortion. Most drivers in Abu Dhabi are male.

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this is by far the funniest thread ever!!, this should have been in the jokes thread.
may be they think abortion is a disease!

save gas fa*t into a jar!

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