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Pool Pee Detector

everyone out of the pee pool
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A simple additive that turns bright red upon contact with urea. Guaranteed to be the life of your pool party *and* to scare the bejesus out of whoever 'lets go' first.
nuclear hobo, Jun 09 2007

Urban Legend (1994) http://www.snopes.c...cience/poolpiss.htm
Guess you missed that one. [jutta, Jun 09 2007]

Safety data for chlorine http://physchem.ox....DS/CH/chlorine.html
[nuclear hobo, Jun 09 2007]

For [TIB] Piss_20Plasters
//if ya don't have sterile liquid to flush out a wound, pee is a good alternative//

That's very true. [theleopard, Jun 13 2007]

https://www.youtube...watch?v=JLFEVbKStEI Don't you people realize we are swimming in our own. Psh! here he comes! [pashute, Jul 21 2013]



       Mother:"Everyone out Jimmy's gone and peed in the pool"   

       Kid:"Feeling woozy..."   

       *falls down dead*   

       Mother:"Ohhh. Thats what that red stuff was."   


       And do we have an idea what chemical it would be that was non-toxic?
punk_punker, Jun 09 2007

       //And do we have an idea what chemical it would be that was non-toxic?//   

       Considering the toxic cocktail that most pools represent, does it really matter?
nuclear hobo, Jun 09 2007

       [nuclear-hobo] intaking chlorine would make you sick. Intaking a chemical that turns red when mixed with urine might just kill you
punk_punker, Jun 09 2007

       Cost a few squid, hehe.
zeno, Jun 09 2007

       Hasn't every drop of water been through millions of kidneys by this point?   

       Its all pee, man.
Galbinus_Caeli, Jun 09 2007

       wow. I was looking for this online - I thought to myself, he's got to be wrong about it.   

       I've just realized that I was lied to my entire childhood about making pee pee in the pool; a lie that I have believed until this very day.   

       Thank you, [hobo] for destroying all that was precious to me.   

       oh, and [+] by the way. :-D
CaptainClapper, Jun 09 2007


       FIRE ALARMS TOO?!??   

       *reaches to the sky* NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOooooooooo
CaptainClapper, Jun 09 2007

       There's GOT TO BE dye in the stolen clothing things though... if not, I'm going to cry.
CaptainClapper, Jun 09 2007

       is pee cleaner than pool water?   

       i read, somewhere out on the internets, that if ya don't have sterile liquid to flush out a wound, pee is a good alternative.   

       wondering about the truth of that?
TIB, Jun 10 2007

       sea link.
pashute, Jul 22 2013

       My optician once berated me when I said that, if I had to remove and replace a contact lens whilst out and about, I would use spit to lubricate it. She said I'd be better off using urine, which was sterile.   

       I tried to explain that I get enough strange looks when I spit on a contact lens.
MaxwellBuchanan, Jul 22 2013


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