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Author Topic: Ban Dihydrogen Monoxide!  (Read 4956 times)

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Ban Dihydrogen Monoxide!
« on: April 10, 2009, 08:48:38 AM »
[Parts I LOL'd with are in italics]
Quote from: http://www.netreach.net/~rjones/no_dhmo.html
The Invisible Killer
Dihydrogen monoxide is colorless, odorless, tasteless, and kills uncounted thousands of people every year. Most of these deaths are caused by accidental inhalation of DHMO, but the dangers of dihydrogen monoxide do not end there. Prolonged exposure to its solid form causes severe tissue damage. Symptoms of DHMO ingestion can include excessive sweating and urination, and possibly a bloated feeling, nausea, vomiting and body electrolyte imbalance. For those who have become dependent, DHMO withdrawal means certain death.

Dihydrogen monoxide:
  • is also known as hydroxyl acid, and is the major component of acid rain.
  • contributes to the "greenhouse effect."
  • may cause severe burns.
  • contributes to the erosion of our natural landscape.
  • accelerates corrosion and rusting of many metals.
  • may cause electrical failures and decreased effectiveness of automobile brakes.
  • has been found in excised tumors of terminal cancer patients.


Contamination Is Reaching Epidemic Proportions!
Quantities of dihydrogen monoxide have been found in almost every stream, lake, and reservoir in America today. But the pollution is global, and the contaminant has even been found in Antarctic ice. DHMO has caused millions of dollars of property damage in the midwest, and recently California.

Despite the danger, dihydrogen monoxide is often used:
  • as an industrial solvent and coolant.
  • in nuclear power plants.
  • in the production of styrofoam.
  • as a fire retardant.
  • in many forms of cruel animal research.
  • in the distribution of pesticides. Even after washing, produce remains contaminated by this chemical.
  • as an additive in certain "junk-foods" and other food products.

Companies dump waste DHMO into rivers and the ocean, and nothing can be done to stop them because this practice is still legal. The impact on wildlife is extreme, and we cannot afford to ignore it any longer!

The Horror Must Be Stopped!
The American government has refused to ban the production, distribution, or use of this damaging chemical due to its "importance to the economic health of this nation." In fact, the navy and other military organizations are conducting experiments with DHMO, and designing multi-billion dollar devices to control and utilize it during warfare situations. Hundreds of military research facilities receive tons of it through a highly sophisticated underground distribution network. Many store large quantities for later use.

It's Not Too Late!
Act NOW to prevent further contamination. Find out more about this dangerous chemical. What you don't know can hurt you and others throughout the world.
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Re: Ban Dihydrogen Monoxide!
« Reply #1 on: April 10, 2009, 09:22:24 AM »
I cannot believe this!  Why on earth would our government allow such a dangerous chemical anywhere near its citizens?  Someone should force them to stop letting dihydrogen monoxide get into people's lives like this.  It's a miracle our society isn't doomed already!

Where did you get this information, and why hasn't it come out sooner?

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Re: Ban Dihydrogen Monoxide!
« Reply #2 on: April 10, 2009, 04:58:57 PM »


I laughed, so hard. Best article EVER! ;D
... He/she/they forgot to mention that a large part of every human body consists of DHMO. Truly an infestation of pandemic proportions, this.

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Re: Ban Dihydrogen Monoxide!
« Reply #3 on: April 10, 2009, 06:27:57 PM »
Kinda cute - I find it a bit scary that people fall for this :)
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Re: Ban Dihydrogen Monoxide!
« Reply #4 on: June 27, 2009, 09:06:33 PM »
Kinda cute - I find it a bit scary that people fall for this :)

Not everyone has taken even a basic chemistry class.

Someone in my college speech (Comm101) class used this subject as his "persuasive" speech. I think he referred to it as "hydroxic acid" but from the information here, maybe he was saying "hydroxyl acid." Anyway, at the time I didn't know what that was, but I wasn't convinced that it ought to be banned before learning more about what it was.

EDIT: About the late reply: I'm actually this far behind on forum posts. I'm just catching up...