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# Peeing saved my Life!

frank davis
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peter wooster
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I Czech friend of mine was telling me today that they have the highest per capita beer consumption in the world. Looks like the Slovak's are giving them some competition.

Pavan Kumar
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could he have not poured that beer itself on the snow to melt it? Doesn't beer melt snow or what? or am I missing some fun?

Steven Bell
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Pour out the beer?!?!?!?!

That would be alcohol abuse.

Jeroen Wenting
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Originally posted by cnu sri:
could he have not poured that beer itself on the snow to melt it? Doesn't beer melt snow or what? or am I missing some fun?

temperature of beer: 4-7 degrees
temperature of pee: 36-37 degrees

ergo, pee is more effective when trying to melt something

Sania Marsh
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Originally posted by Jeroen Wenting:

temperature of beer: 4-7 degrees
temperature of pee: 36-37 degrees

ergo, pee is more effective when trying to melt something

The temperature in Celcius. (My american friend was shocked by numbers)

Jeroen Wenting
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Originally posted by Rita Moore:

The temperature in Celcius. (My american friend was shocked by numbers)

didn't congress pass a law that the US was to adopt the metric system a few decades ago?

Jim Yingst
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Regardless, I figured it was obvious the temperatures weren't Fahrenheit in this case. It's very hard to pour a beer that's at 4°F after all.

Ben Souther
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Originally posted by Jim Yingst:
Regardless, I figured it was obvious the temperatures weren't Fahrenheit in this case. It's very hard to pour a beer that's at 4°F after all.

Nor would be comforatable to discharge 37F pee.

Jim Yingst
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No indeed. Though that's probably better than 4°F pee.

So now I'm wondering - will beer now become standard equipment for avalanche rescue teams? What brand of beer was this, anyway - and will the brewery find a way to use this story as a selling point for their product?

 It is sorta covered in the JavaRanch Style Guide.