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Old 27 January 2013, 12:26 AM
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Default Blowing bubbles with a CD and a lighter?

Is this real? And if it is, how does that happen?
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Old 27 January 2013, 12:31 AM
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In the related videos, there's this:!
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Old 27 January 2013, 05:03 PM
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Very plausible, it depends on the the plasic used to make the CDs.
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Old 27 January 2013, 05:11 PM
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I think it takes a little practice, and an actual lighter.
I don't have a lighter so I tried with a match and then a candle, and managed a couple blisters and then a blowout.
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Old 27 January 2013, 06:49 PM
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Am I wrong that it looks like the clear plastic disk that comes on top of a stack of CDs, and not an actual CD?
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Old 28 January 2013, 01:14 PM
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The first video is the clear disc, the second video (posted by Auntie Witch) is a CD-r with the reflective foil scraped off I assume both are made from the same kind of polycarbonate plastic.
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