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(Washington Post)   Not news: hotel rooms are colonized with bacteria. Fark: It's all yours. TotalFark: scientists say this is the next big thing in forensics   ( divider line
    More: Interesting, bacteria, Argonne National Laboratory, probiotics, hotels  
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2014-08-29 10:22:56 PM  
Not gonna make a DNA joke...not gonna make a DNA joke...not gonna make a DNA joke...
2014-08-29 10:31:57 PM  
This explains why you can go years visiting the same places (work, home, school, favorite pub, etc.) and seeing the same people, you can avoid the cold/flu. But if you go somewhere brand new with complete strangers, thus exposing yourself to new microbiomes you haven't built up immunities for, you quickly get sick.
2014-08-29 10:32:10 PM  
 As long as they don't check the drapes...
2014-08-29 10:32:41 PM  
Don't take a black light into any hotel I've stayed in....whether alone or with my girlfriend
/mostly alone
//too many business trips
2014-08-29 10:52:27 PM  
I'm in a hotel room with my Fiancée right now, so I'm getting a kick....
2014-08-29 10:58:23 PM  
2014-08-29 11:01:03 PM  
I expect to be paid
2014-08-29 11:04:04 PM  
Jackson Pollock painting. . .
2014-08-29 11:20:29 PM  
Makes sense I guess. I get sick a lot less when I ride the bus more. Since I got hooked on Car2Go I haven't used a sick day.
2014-08-29 11:40:43 PM  
And the previous guest's symbionts?  Do they expire from loneliness?  Are they eaten by the extant guest's `little buddies'?  Simply overwhelmed?  Or, do some hitch a ride?
2014-08-30 02:01:18 AM  
Oh come on, guys, what's the point of murdering random strangers for the hell of it if I get caught?

/stupid forensics
2014-08-30 05:10:05 AM  
Never take baths in hotel rooms... showers only.

Never touch the TV remote.
2014-08-30 08:11:11 AM  

GWSuperfan: I'm in a hotel room with my Fiancée right now, so I'm getting a kick....

You're doing the wrong kind of Farking then.
2014-08-30 10:22:48 AM  
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If that's the case, I want that steri-bomb they used in Almost Human that destroyed all forensic evidence in the hotel room.
2014-08-30 10:32:51 AM  

Boojum2k: Jackson Pollock painting. . .

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Smiles at your shenanigans.
2014-08-30 02:28:28 PM  
That's where I won the tricounty for after dinner speaking
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