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Ever Tasted Tear Gas?

By JLP | May 30, 2006

This is a bit off-topic for a personal finance blog, but I wanted to share this story with you from my friend Vlad, who is down in Chile on business.

Topics: Miscellaneous | 1 Comment »


One Response to “Ever Tasted Tear Gas?”

  1. Jenn Says:
    June 1st, 2006 at 2:40 pm

    Actually, they make everyone who goes into the Army taste tear gas. You put on your gas mask, go into a chamber full of tear gas smoke, hang out for a while, then they make you take it off and recite stuff. I didn’t get a single breath before I started gagging, choking, and having my eyes run tears and snot run out of my nose. I guess there are some people who are just naturally resistant to it-there was one DI there who could stand in it and yell at folks with no mask on…

    And just FYI-the Army isn’t just being mean. After that experience I truly BELEIVED that my gas mask worked. (and that was the point)