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Raining OIL?? Are you serious? Can it?

Discussion in 'Off-Topic Discussion' started by neontrail, Jun 24, 2010.

  1. Jun 24, 2010 at 4:35 PM
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    neontrail

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  2. Jun 24, 2010 at 4:40 PM
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    I highly doubt it can. There was probably some on the ground when it started raining. Unless they live under an oil refinery.
     
  3. Jun 24, 2010 at 4:43 PM
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    krimson

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    Man its fucking bad here, i can smell oil in the air at times during the day.
     
  4. Jun 24, 2010 at 4:44 PM
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    Incognito

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    No that oil is just runoff from the streets.
     
  5. Jun 24, 2010 at 4:51 PM
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    Tillers_Rule

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    A hoax? It's just someone with a video camera catching oil running into the drain, not sure how that means it's rain:confused:
     
  6. Jun 24, 2010 at 5:09 PM
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    98tacoma27

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    Why not? It can rain frogs and fish.
     
  7. Jun 24, 2010 at 5:10 PM
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    Mmmm...sweet, sweet oil!
     
  8. Jun 24, 2010 at 5:12 PM
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    It will be raining oil I'm sure when a hurricane goes to that area this summer. And Volvo's.
     
  9. Jun 24, 2010 at 5:24 PM
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    I'm not an expert on the subject but I think the rain water, caused the oil on the ground from left over exhaust from a car, to come up and have that look.
    Go out side and spray your water hose on the ground where cars drive and you will get the same look on the ground. Or at least my streets do the same thing.
    But I wouldn't doubt that some oil of some kind is in rain water, from gas emissions. I think they call that acid rain. Which may also lay on the street after the water evaporates. And when it rains again it brings up that oil.

    He also said something about the Gulf? Is he talking about the oil spill, hard to tell?
     
  10. Jun 24, 2010 at 7:45 PM
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    I was thinking the exact same thing and actually happens.

    Has there been tonadoes or waterspouts out in the ocean lately that would suck up the water & oil? It could happen..... I couldn't watch the video cuz this damn work computer blocked it :(
     
  11. Jun 24, 2010 at 8:39 PM
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    Yeah a water spout can pick up crap and throw it elsewhere...but I doubt thats what happened.
     
  12. Jun 24, 2010 at 8:42 PM
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    Probably did it.
     
  13. Jun 24, 2010 at 8:59 PM
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    Actually that could be very true! The Benzene and many other "light ends" evaporate as soon as the oil reaches the surface, more so when the sun is shining. The rain might be carrying them back down as they are carried over land. When those tar balls wash up on the shore that is the bottom of the barrel material. The same process is done on land at a refinery to make your jet fuel, gasoline, diesel, HFO, Etc. Your light ends are heated up and separated as they rise.The rest of the heavy material usually ends up as grease, oils, and pet coke that is a solid black rock like matter.

    That video could be completely fake though!
     
  14. Jun 25, 2010 at 8:58 AM
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    nd Radical Town. It's a hell of a place!

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    i sure as shit hopes it rains oil! i'm gonna start collecting rain water, seperating the oil using a centrifuge (me holding the buckets at arms length and spinning in circles as fast as i can) and selling it back to BP. i'm gonna get rich off this shit! its been raining alot here lately. maybe i should hire some migrant workers to do the spinning for me....
     
  15. Jun 25, 2010 at 9:41 AM
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    I rarely post, but this made me laugh out loud! I read it in my head as the voice of Early from squidbillies. :laugh:
     
  16. Jun 25, 2010 at 9:50 AM
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    nd Radical Town. It's a hell of a place!

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    glad i could help :cool:
     
  17. Jun 25, 2010 at 10:04 AM
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    :locked:
     
  18. Jun 25, 2010 at 12:47 PM
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    I done did the samn damn thing, to much party liquor i reckon
     
  19. Jun 25, 2010 at 12:50 PM
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    nd Radical Town. It's a hell of a place!

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    Unknown Hinson has one of the coolest voices ever
     
  20. Jun 25, 2010 at 3:15 PM
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    Yup, I immediately thought the same thing. :D
     
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