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    petrol engine driven pumps inside rooms...

    Two men dead in Tewksbury coz of this apparently.

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    Darwin in action...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Cowboy Bob
    Darwin in action...

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    Quote Originally Posted by zeitghost
    petrol engine driven pumps inside rooms...

    Two men dead in Tewksbury coz of this apparently.
    I seem to recall the Nazis using this (and trucks) in their early search for cheap, highly effective method of mass killing.

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    Poor sods though, just trying to help out.

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    I can see a flood of sympathy messages coming.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Kyajae
    I can see a flood of sympathy messages coming.
    pun intended?
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    They keep saying on the news that it was petrol fumes that killed them.
    I think it far more likely to have been carbon monoxide (CO).
    Confusion is a natural state of being

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    Yep, probably weren't divers...

    We know not to fill tanks next to running generators,

    or fit pipes to exhausts,

    or run engines when stuck in snow.

    Dat kind of thing...

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    Quote Originally Posted by cojak
    Yep, probably weren't divers...

    We know not to fill tanks next to running generators,
    ...
    Or without a 3-stage filtration system. I like my air PURE!
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    Quote Originally Posted by zeitghost
    Very sad, all the same...
    Indeed.

    BTW, the patent "Giant Alien Lizard Rain Machine, Earth, For the flooding of" seems to have an intermittent fault. It was sunny this morning.

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