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Old 23 December 2016, 09:40 PM
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Originally Posted by crocoduck_hunter View Post
How in the world did the level of toxic gasses build up to the point that they were apparently instantly fatal without anyone in the family noticing them?
Reeeeeally easily, a lot of those gases don't have any odor. Remember that manufacturers have to add an odorant to some gases to make them detectable if they leak.

This is also the reason that miners used to take canaries down the mine.
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