Date: Wed Dec 3 15:54:30 2008

Author: Bill Alexander

Subject: Re: infrared camera question

Post:

> One could also note that air does not pass through fabric so
>easily. The guy would have to have a hole in his pants to get a
>plume like that...
>
>
>Jerry


Reminds me of the story of the golfer who wore 2 pair of pants, only
in this case, he forgot one of them.

(ps, for those whose education is lacking, the answer to why the
golfer wore 2 pair of pants is incase he got a hole in one.)

Bill

>P.S. Don't ask me how I know...
>
>
>At 12/2/2008 06:13 PM, you wrote:
>>On Tue, 2 Dec 2008, Steve Wonnell wrote:
>>> For those of you -- Sammy! -- with a FLIR camera, could the following
>>> youtube video of an infrared fart be true?
>>>
>>> http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aqCfVVkT2KI&feature=related
>>
>>
>>No, because the dark cloud indicates cryogenically cooled gas. Almost
>>certainly it's just a can of "freeze spray." I attempted a debunking
>>at:
>>
>> http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VvrIhz0NGrM
>>
>>
>>
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