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Date: 09/19/05 02:17 AM

48 Responses to Shake a soda can and open it

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    buddy Male 30-39
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    September 19, 2005 at 1:16 am
    Link: Shake a soda can and open it - The secret to it not exploding.
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    whatup09 Male 18-29
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    September 19, 2005 at 2:29 am
    hmm, that soda jizzed. ill use that at the next party on campus to land chicks...or people will be all sticky and wont want to talk to me
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    trinity2609 Female 18-29
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    September 19, 2005 at 2:30 am
    very usefull information. i wish i learned that abit sooner tho.
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    GeneralPhil Male 18-29
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    September 19, 2005 at 2:30 am
    I`ll have to remember that next time I open my beloved Pepsi.

    By the way, it`s "pop" not "soda", hehe ;-)

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    antihexe Male 13-17
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    September 19, 2005 at 3:03 am
    SODA SODA SODA SODA SODA SODA

    Not POP U HICK!

    D:

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    LolaGabanna Female 18-29
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    September 19, 2005 at 3:16 am
    My grandma told me to tap the top... apparently she was WRONG!
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    Osprey39 Male 18-29
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    September 19, 2005 at 3:56 am
    Yeah it`s soda. And that was pretty cool...and surprisingly obvious.
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    LordJonathan Male 70 & Over
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    September 19, 2005 at 4:02 am
    veeeery interesting
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    silvernano Male 18-29
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    September 19, 2005 at 5:35 am
    What about champagne?
    Must I do like-wise?
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    Fidodo Male 18-29
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    September 19, 2005 at 5:40 am
    This is a great trick, for beer!
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    fizzyk Female 18-29
    211 posts
    September 19, 2005 at 6:02 am
    cool!
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    BigBonny Male 18-29
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    September 19, 2005 at 6:42 am
    In the UK we say "pop" or "fizzy drinks", "soda" is the fizzy water you put in mixers etc.

    Also the best way to stop your can from fizzing up when you open it... DONT SHAKE IT!!!

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    gcxj220 Male 18-29
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    September 19, 2005 at 9:47 am
    If I ever visit a brewing company, I`m bringing a whole bunch of Lifesavers with me.
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    lovestricken Female 13-17
    712 posts
    September 19, 2005 at 9:52 am
    Pretty cool.
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    M3NACE Male 18-29
    414 posts
    September 19, 2005 at 12:09 pm
    well some more pointless information that i will never use
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    skaterm Male 18-29
    101 posts
    September 19, 2005 at 1:05 pm
    I never knew....
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    DRebelMax Male 18-29
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    September 19, 2005 at 1:07 pm
    most people would use this, very informative.

    However, snapping the sides won`t put the carbonation back into the soda--only make it float to the top--where you`ll lose it when you open it. If you let it sit in the fridge for a little while it`ll recarbonate, though slower than if you hadn`t snapped the sides. There is much more surface area (and thus recarbonates faster) when the bubbles are on the sides of the can rather than all in a "bubble pocket" on the top.

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    xoxomd Female 18-29
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    September 19, 2005 at 1:47 pm
    good piece of info, i tried it with my carbonated drink (i`m not gonna say soda or pop), i tried it over my bathtub, just in case, worked like a charm...good post
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    DoubtingTom Male 13-17
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    September 19, 2005 at 1:50 pm
    I always tapped the top seems I jus bin wastin my valuable time *sniff*
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    stoneyjoe Male 18-29
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    September 19, 2005 at 2:01 pm
    i didnt know that
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    DestyNova Male 18-29
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    September 19, 2005 at 2:11 pm
    All the people been tapping the top all this time, and has it ever failed you?!? No. Course it`s not "scientific" but every shakened-up can I ever tapped the top of always did just fine.

    And "pop" is annoying, sorry to all my mid-western friends. And not all hicks say "pop," antihexe. Us "hicks" in the southeast say "soda," just like all you normal people out west.

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    blackmind Male 13-17
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    September 19, 2005 at 2:36 pm
    i live realy close to a cokecola and im going to bring 2 crates of lifesavers in.............. as soon as they start selling them in my contry (Irland)
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    blackmind Male 13-17
    695 posts
    September 19, 2005 at 2:37 pm
    ^ sorry a cokacola FACTORY ^
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    Crazygirl32 Female 13-17
    830 posts
    September 19, 2005 at 2:48 pm
    AMAZING I MEAN LORD THOSE GUYS MUST HAVE BIGGER BRAIN CELLS THAN EINSTEIN!
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    pal666 Male 13-17
    1061 posts
    September 19, 2005 at 3:32 pm
    they tried tt on braniac n it didnt work
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    suicideking Male 18-29
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    September 19, 2005 at 3:39 pm
    dint work for me, im rather pissed off... and rather wet... and sticky... i need a shower.
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    Lun Male 18-29
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    September 19, 2005 at 4:23 pm
    Worked for me, I even tried it in front of my dad. Ha, the guy always tries to act tough but then scared of soda blowing all over him. He was impressed, I should do this more often.
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    phunknsoul Male 30-39
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    September 19, 2005 at 4:33 pm
    If you click on "see the videos" it links to all the science clips that the guy does on some news station... I think it`s great that they put stuff like that on the news... better than the ambulance chasing crap they cover on my new station... Kudos to 9NEWS in Colorado. Too bad my science teachers way back in grade school weren`t like this guy...
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    mooseyfate Male 13-17
    851 posts
    September 19, 2005 at 4:52 pm
    this doesn`t really do anything
    you just have to wait 45 seconds
    that`s all
    tapping it just wastes time
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    Scythan Female 18-29
    12 posts
    September 19, 2005 at 4:57 pm
    WTF?? Doing something that takes 2 seconds "wastes time", while waiting 45 seconds doesn`t??
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    geckosrock Male 13-17
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    September 19, 2005 at 5:39 pm
    Well in the great northern state of Canadiana, we call it "pop"
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    LordJonathan Male 70 & Over
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    September 19, 2005 at 6:05 pm
    I just tried it and as soon as I went to open it it started foamin out the top. So I waited a couple seconds then opened it. I think if I opened it right away it would have sprayed all over.
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    for_serious? Female 13-17
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    September 19, 2005 at 6:15 pm
    Why don`t we compromise and say, "Soda Pop" ? Anyways I call it POP. I`m a proud hick!
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    ace3015 Male 30-39
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    September 19, 2005 at 6:17 pm
    Doesn`t work too well with Budweiser but I could tell it helped a little cause i shook the p**s out of the can and it just foamed a little
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    ace3015 Male 30-39
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    September 19, 2005 at 6:18 pm
    I call it pop AND soda depends what kind of mood i`m in lol
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    ace3015 Male 30-39
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    September 19, 2005 at 6:20 pm
    Doesn`t work too well with Budweiser but I could tell it helped a little cause i shook the p**s out of the can and it just foamed a little
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    ace3015 Male 30-39
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    September 19, 2005 at 6:21 pm
    eww now i`m drinking a flat beer thanx a lot Buddy lol jk
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    gotribe06 Male 18-29
    99 posts
    September 19, 2005 at 7:16 pm
    Actually, people down south call it Coke. Not pop or soda. But yeah, that was a pretty cool link.
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    KeanuReeves Male 13-17
    138 posts
    September 19, 2005 at 7:39 pm
    I tried this and all I got was a faceful of soda.

    And the name of the carbonated beverage varies from different areas of the United States. It matters on what form you grew up with, and where you live.

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    SolidTurtle Male 13-17
    161 posts
    September 19, 2005 at 8:33 pm
    In Canada where I live we call it pop, or coke. No one here likes pepsi theres like 3 poeple who do.

    I tried this today at lunch. Poor me. I`m to weak to flick it hard enough lol. It still foamed at the top but there was substantially less foam like only a lil built up on the top.

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    mooseyfate Male 13-17
    851 posts
    September 19, 2005 at 9:47 pm
    "WTF?? Doing something that takes 2 seconds "wastes time", while waiting 45 seconds doesn`t??"

    I meant that flicking it is just to waste time while you wait for forty-five seconds to be up
    but anyone who wants to pretend it actually does something, have fun

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    Pavlov Male 18-29
    23 posts
    September 20, 2005 at 12:20 am
    Well, Here in Chicago we call it pop too, and we`re definitely not hicks`. Soda is the carbonated liquid we use for mixed drinks; as opposed to tonic, water, or `on the rocks`.
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    Kaddus Female 18-29
    51 posts
    September 21, 2005 at 7:41 am
    meh, tapping the top always worked for me...
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    EliteMike Male 13-17
    116 posts
    September 25, 2005 at 9:22 pm
    wow i should try this lol
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    zawert Male 13-17
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    September 30, 2005 at 6:37 pm
    i did it 4 my science teacher and he got all pissy and sed it wouldent work work then i didi it and he denied that he sed it wudent. idiot
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    seventoes Male 13-17
    345 posts
    November 9, 2005 at 2:02 pm
    it works better with mento`s
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    TheEx Female 13-17
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    July 24, 2006 at 10:28 pm
    Check out snopes, they say it doesnt work. O_O
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    SCOTTY67 Male 13-17
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    August 13, 2007 at 9:46 pm
    ill try iy it wssssshhhhhh dinnt wokk brb in new clothes lol

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