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    haha point taken.

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    They did use urine-soaked rags to survive chlorine gas though, which is something.

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    Quote Originally Posted by The Fake Macoy
    They did use urine-soaked rags to survive chlorine gas though, which is something.

    Ammonia from urine + chlorine from gas = quicker, more toxic death.

    ... which is something.
    Calm down, it's only ones and zeros.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tom Kagan
    Ammonia from urine + chlorine from gas = quicker, more toxic death.

    ... which is something.
    Not really, there isn't that much ammonica in urine. Still, a urine-soaked rag in your mouth is better than having your lungs eaten away.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tom Kagan
    Ammonia from urine + chlorine from gas = quicker, more toxic death.

    ... which is something.
    If you mix liquid ammonia cleaner with chlorine bleach, it produces chlorine gas. A different reaction, I think.

    It is possible that the compounds in urine could neutralize the chlorine.

    Where's the scientists when you need them?

    Edit: Nevermind... it is in Wikipedia...

    Chlorine was, however, less effective as a weapon than the Germans had hoped, particularly as soon as simple counter-measures were introduced. The gas produced a visible greenish cloud and strong odor, making it easy to detect. It was water-soluble, so the simple expedient of covering the mouth and nose with a damp cloth was somewhat effective at reducing the effect of the gas. It was thought to be even more effective to use urine rather than water, as the ammonia would neutralize the chlorine, but it is now known that ammonia and chlorine can produce toxic fumes (NH3 + Cl2 > HCl + NH2Cl). Even if the chemistry had been correct, the amount of ammonia in human urine is extremely small. However, it was known at the time that chlorine reacted readily with urea (present in large amounts in urine) to form dichlorourea.[14]
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Poison_gas_in_World_War_I
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    Quote Originally Posted by Sang
    Didnt soldiers in WW1 soak their feet in urine if they were having problems with blisters? Or is that just my great grandfather playing a joke from the grave?
    Not blisters but Athletes foot. I remeber reading that it is supposed to help kill of the fungus
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    Quote Originally Posted by antman
    Not blisters but Athletes foot. I remeber reading that it is supposed to help kill of the fungus
    I've heard people recommend you should pee on your toes for that reason.

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