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Mentos™ and Diet Coke™ Toilet Blaster™

Mentos™for a fresh toilet.™
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INSTRUCTIONS: How to use your new Mentos™ and Diet Coke™ Toilet Blaster™:

Screw the Flexi-Cap™ (the thing that looks like a toilet-plunger head with a hole in the middle) onto the top of a two-liter bottle of freshly-opened Diet Coke™. Put a roll of Mentos™ into the Flexi-Tube™ (the thing that looks like a condom). Squeeze a little air out of the bottle, and slide the Flexi-Tube™ and Mentos™ into the opening of the Flexi-Cap™, so the Mentos™ are in the Diet Coke™ bottle, separated from the liquid by the Flexi-Tube™, which is held by the lip inside the hole in the Flexi-Cap™.

Keep squeezing the bottle, and invert it into the clogged toilet, making a good seal with the Flexi-Cap™, as with any other toilet plunger. Relax the squeeze on the bottle, so the Flexi-Tube™ and the Mentos™ get sucked up into the bottle.

As the Mentos™ and the Diet Coke™ begin to react, press firmly on the base of the two-liter bottle, to hold the Flexi-Cap™'s seal against the toilet.

The pressure of the foaming mix of Mentos™ and Diet Coke™ will blast out any clog, as long as a good seal is maintained. So hold on tight!

The foaming Diet Coke™ will clean away stains just as Coca-Cola™ does, while the Mentos™ will leave the toilet smelling minty fresh. Yummy!

baconbrain, Oct 17 2007

They have somehow jammed our signal... Toilet_20Traffic_20...cular_20Titillation
[2 fries shy of a happy meal, Oct 18 2007]

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       I'm all for more efficient plumbing tools, but heaven help the poor soul who experiences technical difficulties.
normzone, Oct 17 2007
  

       Just use a depth charge. Oops, just destroyed the bathroom. Maybe your idea does work better (+)
Shadow Phoenix, Oct 17 2007
  

       Character Map is how I did it, and deliberately got a bit silly©.   

       Thanks, [jutta], I changed all the © to ™. I shoulda known.
baconbrain, Oct 17 2007
  

       If you could point it in the other direction and make it seat-activated, this would be a dandy practical joke.
Ander, Oct 18 2007
  

       What a brilliant idea! Makes me think to do this at the next party:   

       1) Drain cistern   

       2) Fill cistern with Diet Coke   

       3) Leave a few Mentos lanquishing at the bottom of the toilet well   

       4) Close the toilet door   

       5) Retire to a safe distance
Dub, Oct 18 2007
  

       + hehe
xandram, Oct 18 2007
  

       Waste of perfectly good dietCoke in my rather addicted opinion.
Noexit, Oct 18 2007
  

       Whoopie Cushions be warned. There's a new joker in town!   

       Brilliant. And ever so fresh smelling!
blissmiss, Oct 18 2007
  

       [Noexit]Why? It's just cutting out the middle-man, afterall
Dub, Oct 18 2007
  

       Just don't drink out of the toilet.
Jscotty, Oct 18 2007
  

       [Noexit], "good diet coke" is an oxymoron.
normzone, Oct 18 2007
  

       i'm with [normzone]. there's nothing right about the stuff.
k_sra, Oct 19 2007
  

       Damn, I just thought of this. 9 years too late.
po, Dec 19 2016
  

       I wonder how this would work if the diet coke were in the toilet tank, and the mints in the bowl? Would the flush carry the reaction down to the clog in the pipe? Would it 'back splash' or carry forward, what with the water coming along behind?   

       Experimental method: Turn off water source, flush to drain tank, fill tank with fizzy drink, put mints in bowl, turn water back on... Be right back...
Sgt Teacup, Dec 19 2016
  

       ^And he was never heard from again....
AusCan531, Dec 19 2016
  

       ... and there was Much Rejoicing.   

       This sounds like a lot of trouble and effort, commercial blasting gelatin being as cheap as it is ....
8th of 7, Dec 19 2016
  

       Has anyone checked on any other forums, to see if any other group of people generates such a preponderance of excretion-related ideas?
MaxwellBuchanan, Dec 19 2016
  

       Belgians ? Their horrible little territory (a country has distinctive qualities, like common language and values, social cohesion, and a government) stinks so badly of unprocessed human excrement that there has to be some deeply disturbing Freudian explanation, unless it's the obvious one that they're just too lazy, primitive and incompetent to bother with actual working drains.
8th of 7, Dec 19 2016
  
      
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