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Thread: How to Empty a Pool with Explosives

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    How to Empty a Pool with Explosives

    Guy wants to empty is above ground pool. Decides to use an M80...
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    Re: How to Empty a Pool with Explosives

    Pool looks green by the end of the video. Maybe he should have done a bit of internet searching and found us.
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    Re: How to Empty a Pool with Explosives

    Obviously not a TFP alumn
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    Re: How to Empty a Pool with Explosives

    I've seen a lot of these videos on U-Tube and I still can't understand why people would do that. . .
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    Re: How to Empty a Pool with Explosives

    There had to have been alcohol involved in that decision making process. Those guys must have money to burn.
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    Re: How to Empty a Pool with Explosives

    I think they probably could have had more fun USING that pool after they cleaned it up rather than the 15 seconds of fun they had blowing it up...
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