hot enough fer ya? Gummy fiber tragedy unfolds!

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  1. oldfella1962

    oldfella1962 light & lethal

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    okay, I'm about ready to tap out from this heat! :whew: I know when I'm outclassed! :no: This week most days it was near or at 110 degrees (with the heat index AKA misery index) factored in. So on to my tragic tale:

    Walmart stopped carrying my wife's favorite gummy fiber pills, so I happened to be at my base PX during lunch yesterday and ran across them. Perfect! I can buy them now and bring them home with me after work. So I buy them and put them in my trunk. Listen now, I did not put them in the front seat - they were in the shade of my trunk. Remember, I do not live in Phoenix or Kuwait City. This is Augusta GA. Just sayin'

    So I get home and put the bottle on the kitchen counter as per usual. Last night my wife says to me "why is there a layer of plastic in the bottle? It's completely jammed up!" :unsure:

    Well it wasn't plastic or rubber it was.....melted gummy fiber pills! :shakefist: About a hundred pills had melted & morphed to become one useless chunk with the consistency of FBI lab ballistics gel! :brood:
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    Marso High speed, low drag.

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    Hmm. Are you saying that the front seat doesn't have air conditioning? If the answer is that it does, then it was certainly cooler than the inside of your trunk. :wtf:
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    oldfella1962 light & lethal

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    okay maybe I wasn't clear here: I bought the gummies around noon during my lunch break. I put them in my trunk because I went back to work for the rest of the day. I didn't think having them in the trunk of my car until I left work and drove home would melt them - I was way, way wrong.
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    Marso High speed, low drag.

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    Gotcha.
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    Macon?

    The high was 96F today. It was considerably hotter than that in your trunk. :lol:
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    oldfella1962 light & lethal

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    no doubt! But whenever I've retrieved anything out of my trunk during hot weather it never felt very hot, only warm. I've never burned my hand on my gym bag or whatever when it's been in my trunk all day. I never considered the cumulative effect of the heat. Or perhaps.....:chris: these particular gummy fiber pills melt very easily! You've awoken the nerd in me. Today I'll put a few in a storage baggy and place them in my trunk and see what happens. Yes, this is how boring my life is.....and I love it! :yes:
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