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  1. Dark Elf

    Dark Elf Administrator Staff Member

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    That is correct. The only cure for methanol happens to be ethanol.

    This does not in any way mean that I'll try downing a glass of methanol followed by a shot of Everclear just to see if I survive.
     
  2. Anonymous

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    The cure for methanol is also that yopu drink much much milk at the moment you drank it.
     
  3. Dark Elf

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    Could you please elaborate on the chemical aspects of that, or are you too banned at the moment?
     
  4. Grossenschwamm

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    Unfortunately it is. By withholding certain information in my post, I was hoping I'd convince other methanol drinking hopefuls that you shouldn't ever try drinking wood alcohol. Unfortunately, there are as many intelligent drinkers (if not more) as there are stupid ones, and the stupid ones never live long enough to share their drinking secrets.
    The lethal dose of methanol is just about 4 ounces, for the average human body. However, the lethal effects take hours to manifest, so the person who quaffed the stuff has plenty of time to get to a hospital and be treated with loads of ethanol to cleanse his system.
     
  5. mathboy

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    Mr Van is not banned now, so please explain, why milk?
     
  6. Anonymous

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    Yes, I heard this at the University back in Sweden. A professor told the class that if you drink lots of milk exact the moment after you drank the methanol, it will cause no harm to the human body.
     
  7. mathboy

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    What did he say would happen then? And why?
     
  8. Anonymous

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    If I remember correct, the milk would "neutralize" the poison in the methanol. He also said that you still need to go to the hospital to check yourself.
     
  9. Grossenschwamm

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    Yes, actually that was on the "Posion-test". Really interesting actually.
     
  11. Madness

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    ...Just drink the alchohol Stran.
     
  12. Spuddy

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    At which point I jump in and try to remember an old Stephen Fry joke. Something along the lines of...

    "Yes, that's what 'too much' means! Too much of anything is bad for you..." (etc, etc) -- the point being that drinking too much water will also kill you, as that woman wanting a Wii found out some weeks ago.
     
  13. Grossenschwamm

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    What a coincidence! Too much rat poison will also kill you. So will an overabundance of lead.
     
  14. Anonymous

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    How many times do I have to say that I am NOT going to drink the damn medical alcohol.
     
  15. Dark Elf

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    Apparently as many times you need to give up and do what you're told.
     
  16. Philes

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    I approve of the direction this thread has taken.

    That is all.
     
  17. Sofokl

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    But you should and, what's more, you Have To! :D Anyway, would oyu have a chance to do it again in your life? :D
     
  18. Anonymous

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    Well, this might be the only chance, mainly because of the lack of security at the hospital.
    Before I try, anyone here that has "tasted" it?
     
  19. Spuddy

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    Anyone seen the movie "Killing Zoe" ? This reminds me of it.

    French criminal: Eh, try this nice dope.
    American criminal: Well... I really shouldn't...
    French criminal: Oh, but you must...

    (Freely paraphrased, and repeated several times in the movie; about once for each new drug.)
     
  20. Anonymous

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