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The drummer from Aerosmith had his Ferrari go up in smoke at a gas station
on the Cape.
I'd be willing to bet that one of the following is true:
-he was smoking
-someone else was smoking
-car was running when he fueled it
-someone else's car was running when he fueled it
Seriously...I once had to walk over to someone's minivan and ask them to
shut off their car before I would fuel my car. The lady waiting in the
passenger seat looked at me like I was from mars. I camly pointed to the
sign saying in big, red letters, "SHUT OFF VEHICLE" and explained that I
did not feel like exploding today.
Seems people do this all the time without thinking; it's _NOT_ safe...
I seem to remember reading that 1 cup of gas at the proper air/fuel ratio
will lift one ton 1,000 feet...people just _don't_ realize how dangerous
gas and gas vapor is...
Hostes alienigeni me abduxerunt. Qui annus est?
Te audire non possum. Musa sapientum fixa est in aure.
Ita, scio hunc 'sig file' veterem fieri.