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(UPI)   If you're not careful this New Year's Eve, YOU'LL PUT YOUR EYE OUT   ( upi.com) divider line
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2012-12-30 09:41:47 PM  
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gopher321: I fired one off a few years back that launched so hard, it hit my birdcage 25' away and nearly killed my budgie.

Imagine the damage you'd have done with a champagne bottle cork.
2012-12-30 09:41:39 PM  
2 votes:
Maybe there will be an update of "things stuck in our rectum in 2012".
2012-12-30 07:18:22 PM  
2 votes:
The cork can be dangerous. As the only straight guy at a champagne brunch, I almost nailed the only straight woman there with a flying cork. Much was made about the war of the sexes.
2012-12-31 07:33:15 AM  
1 vote:

cyberspacedout: We need more information - is the 50mph figure at room temperature, or when chilled? Inside a sealed bottle, the air pressure at 45 degrees is lower than it would be at room temperature. That'll change the launch speed of the cork.

Are we talking about African Cork, or European Cork?
2012-12-30 11:18:38 PM  
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2012-12-30 08:26:19 PM  
1 vote:
Don't shake the bottle. Shaking increases the speed at which the cork leaves the bottle.

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