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Heineken And The Ozone Layer  
User currently offlineUkair From United Kingdom, joined Mar 2001, 284 posts, RR: 0
Posted (12 years 11 months 2 weeks 4 days 8 hours ago) and read 1193 times:

Freddy Heineken, of Heineken NV died on 4 November aged 78. In 1997 he claimed that if each of the world's 55,000 daily commercial flights sprayed 1,000 litres of his Heineken into the atmosphere it could repair the hole in the ozone layer. Anyone heard this before or got any thoughts?






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User currently offlinePrebennorholm From Denmark, joined Mar 2000, 6536 posts, RR: 54
Reply 1, posted (12 years 11 months 2 weeks 4 days 5 hours ago) and read 1144 times:

I have always considered Heineken beer to be pretty light beer.

But I did't know that it is lighter than air!

(It has to be so to be able to climb by itself from 30-40,000 feet up into the ozone layer).

Cheers, Preben Norholm



Always keep your number of landings equal to your number of take-offs, Preben Norholm
User currently offlineDC10Tony From United States of America, joined May 2001, 1012 posts, RR: 0
Reply 2, posted (12 years 11 months 2 weeks 4 days 3 hours ago) and read 1124 times:

I think it's safe to assume he meant that as a joke.

User currently offlineLehpron From United States of America, joined Jul 2001, 7028 posts, RR: 21
Reply 3, posted (12 years 11 months 2 weeks 3 days 20 hours ago) and read 1091 times:

Yeah, I mean, where IS this "hole" they speak of?


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User currently offlineVC-10 From United Kingdom, joined Oct 1999, 3708 posts, RR: 34
Reply 4, posted (12 years 11 months 2 weeks 2 days 18 hours ago) and read 1040 times:
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User currently offlineDC10Tony From United States of America, joined May 2001, 1012 posts, RR: 0
Reply 5, posted (12 years 11 months 2 weeks 2 days 13 hours ago) and read 1024 times:

Well, I do my part to prevent the hole from getting bigger, I use gel instead of hairspray.

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User currently offlineMetwrench From United States of America, joined Aug 2001, 750 posts, RR: 2
Reply 6, posted (12 years 11 months 2 weeks 19 hours ago) and read 980 times:

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