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Old 09-15-2002, 19:45   #1 (permalink)
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1. In many states (in the USA) the highway patrol carries two gallons of Coke in the truck to remove blood from the highway after a car accident.
2. You can put a T-bone steak in a bowl of coke and it will be gone in two days.
3. To clean a toilet: Pour a can of Coca-Cola into the toilet bowl and let the "real thing" sit for one hour, then flush clean. The citric acid in Coke removes stains from vitreous china.
4. To remove rust spots from chrome car bumpers: Rub the bumper with a rumpled-up piece of aluminium foil dipped in Coca-Cola.
5. To clean corrosion from car battery terminals: Pour a can of Coca-Cola over the terminals to bubble away the corrosion.
6. To loosen a rusted bolt: Applying a cloth soaked in Coca-Cola to the rusted bolt for several minutes.
7. To bake a moist ham: Empty a can of Coca-Cola into the baking pan, wrap the ham in aluminium foil, and bake. Thirty minutes before the ham is finished, remove the foil, allowing the drippings to mix with the Coke for a sumptuous brown gravy.
8. To remove grease from clothes: Empty a can of coke into a load of greasy clothes, add detergent, and run through a regular cycle. The Coca-Cola will help loosen grease stains. It will also clean road haze from your windshield.

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1. The active ingredient in Coke is phosphoric acid. Its pH is 2.8. It will dissolve a nail in about 4 days. Phosphoric acid also leaches calcium from bones and is a major contributor to the rising increase in osteoporosis.
2. To carry Coca-Cola syrup (the concentrate) the commercial truck must use the hazardous material place cards reserved for Highly corrosive materials.
3. The distributors of coke have been using it to clean the engines of their trucks for about 20 years!
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Old 09-15-2002, 19:50   #2 (permalink)
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mmmmmm....coke!

/me goes out and buys a bottle of coke
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Old 09-15-2002, 19:54   #3 (permalink)
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Ok

Now I am scared

What to give up?

Smokes or coke!
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Old 09-15-2002, 20:00   #4 (permalink)
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Give up the smokes mate, there is nothing wrong with coke. Wash your mouth out Falchoon!! :s5 :s5 :s5 :s5 :s5

http://www.snopes.com/cokelore/acid.asp
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Coke is the nectar of life! I'll not hear a word against it! :s6:

... now where'd I put my 600ml...
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Old 09-15-2002, 20:34   #6 (permalink)
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Yep coke cleans up things real good, so does tomato sauce. A truck driver friend has also relayed the story of the dangerous goods transport to me.

Good luck all you coke drinkers, I can see those walking frames now.
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Shot down!!!!!

*Picks up can of Coke*
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Old 09-15-2002, 21:21   #8 (permalink)
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Shot down!!!!!

*Picks up can of Coke*

Good one Ken, what are you doing in say 30 years to see who is right. :MUha: :MUha:
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Old 09-15-2002, 21:23   #9 (permalink)
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Shit, I do not know what I am doing tomorrow, let alone in 30 years time.

But, I will pencil you in the diary for a 2 hour meeting, in 30 years time.

2pm ok with you?
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Old 09-15-2002, 21:26   #10 (permalink)
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Flicking page... after page .....after page......

Yep Ken fine with that, its in the book.
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