• Scientists in Turkmenistan thought they
had found oil, so they dug a hole, but it
was natural gas. The hole collapsed into
a crater and began releasing methane.
Thinking it was a health risk, they threw
a grenade into the crater, creating the
Gates of Hell, which have been burning
for 50 years.
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    • “Thinking it was a health risk, they threw a grenade in it”
      YeeHaww 26 jul
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    • this is not even real the actual scientist threw a match into the gas well expecting it to only burn for a few days
      computer 25 jul
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    • “Oh that’s a health risk.” “Frank get the health risk grenade.”
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    • "Thinking it was a health risk they threw a grenade in there", WHAT THE FUCK KIND OF SOLUTION IS THAT TO A HEALTH RISK!?!?
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    • I consider you a health risk. Here take this grenade.
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    • “Doesn’t look good bro, should probably throw a grenade in there”
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    • when these guys throw grenades at health hazards, its ok but when i do it in the gas station bathroom it’s a “felony”
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    • "This hole could be very dangerous." "Fuck it, throw a grenade in there"
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    • the holy hand grenade of turkmenistan
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    • I wish they videotaped the grenade
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    • Scientists said:
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    • Silly scientists, always opening up gates to hell and whatnot
      Dr_Blunt 26 jul
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    • Imagine how absolutely wild it would be if tomorrow Angels and Demons just appeared and started doing combat. But like everybody is expected to go back to work and pretend like it's something that doesn't concern us.
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    • You’re telling me the Earth has been having a 50+ year fart that we lit on fire?
      willgnyc 26 jul
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    • Fake, Hell has been around for at least 67 years. That’s where bad people go.
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    • Loss of a huge amount of energy
      wilbill 26 jul
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    • Could you piss in it? That's something I'd want to do before I die...
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    • Just put a lid on it
      Guiltyyy 26 jul
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    • So this is the year were the doom Marine comes to earth
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    • Scientists in Turkmenistan is equivalent to Unga Bunga
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    • That's so fucking...dumb and genius at the same time
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    • There’s an eternal burning fire underneath Centralia, Pennsylvania. The city was condemned but like seven people live there
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    • What a waste of a huge amount of natural gas
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    • oh a health risk I’m just gonna Yeet a grenade on in there
      pigles1 26 jul
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    • So if you look it up it says the president of that country has closed it like how do you just close a hole on fire??
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    • It wasn't a grenade it was a match
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    • Scientists:
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    • I can’t be the only one that thought of the Holy Hand Grenade from Monty Python and the Holy Grail
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    • Sounds like a cover-up for a summoning to me 🙄
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    • Read about this. They thought it would burn for a few weeks and it was getting people sick so they lit it on fire and it’s just never stopped burning
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    • But my axe spray bottle made that hole in the ozone, right?
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    • Okay but blowing up the methane gas was probably best solution. Sure it created a endless fire but that methane gas would've traveled far and k illed alot more people and also there are people still living there and it looks like Silent Hill.
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    • What was the grenade gonna do I didn’t know we had Ana on our team
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    • Thinking it was a health risk they throw a motherfucken grenade!?!
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    • Happy grenade noises continue*
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    • “Oh shit, look at all that gas!!! Only one thing will fix this..... get the grenade Simon.”
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    • How could you forget the part where spiders gather around it and walk right on in?
      MercMedic 26 jul
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    • Unlimited methane fuels the fire
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    • I wanna be the first to try the new vaccines 💉
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    • It may have happened in Turkmenistan, but equipping your scientists with grenades is the most American thing I've ever heard
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    • What scientist was like yo. Grenade that fucking hole lol
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    • And they blame it on cars and cow farts.
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    • Hey guys there’s flammable gas coming out of this hole so let’s throw a grenade in there cuz fuck flammable gas holes
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    • Fuck that's why my Turkmenistan tuition was so low..
      AMTURN 26 jul
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    • Yeah it’s lit 🔥
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    • Why scientist?
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    • Didn’t the Russians use a underground nuke blast to close a vent like this before , my memory is sketchy
      Nfruits 26 jul
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    • I wonder how much glass is at the bottom
      No0o0o0 26 jul
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    • and we put all our trust in scientists... fucking idiots
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    • the scientists
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    • Gas could be so much cheaper
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    • The pit also attracts desert insects that'll jump in and commit the die.
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    • Deadly anomalies
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    • Now that I think about it, we should probably cover up the gates. Just saying.
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    • So it’s called “The Gates of Hell?”... where do I sign up?!
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    • Hey guys this might be a little dangerous, we should probably throw a grenade into just to make sure nobody gets hurt
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    • So how much damage to the environment has the caused?
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    • Goodness, it's not a big deal. It's natural not otherworldly. I bet those dipshit "scientists" just wanted to see a big fireball. Good job dumbass.
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    • The scientists after realizing what they have done
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    • sexy mf
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    • I'm not even surprised that scientists in Turkmenistan have grenades
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    • hell shall consume all of earth. unless someone has water or a fire extinguisher.
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    • That's a neat story, but why'd they show a picture of my booty hole after eating a bag of Ghost Pepper chips?
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    • I like the go to solution to this is immediately throwing a grenade in
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    • Squishi 26 jul
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    • Let me get this straight, Their response to a health risk was to throw a grenade at it? Someone please throw a grenade at Covid so this can all be over then
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    • Fucking turkmenistanis
      gsickles 29 jul
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    • Is any of this actually true
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    • I once hesrd that there were reports of screams comings from inside it
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    • When you are listening to toss a coin and a witcher meme pops up
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    • The best part about it though is the fact that they underestimated how much gas it was releasing and thought it would only burn for a few hours and they come to find that it’s releasing quite a bit at a time and had been burning for 49 years and 364.5 days longer than expected
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    • Idiots. But hey, that's china
      redhedraz 29 jul
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    • I’d like to see the credentials of these scientists
      jimsto 29 jul
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    • WHERES MY GODDAMN FACT CHECK
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    • Doesn't natural gas come from oil?
      ChiLanta 28 jul
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    • That's a Russian solution
      ABZ2 28 jul
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    • Why the hell did these scientists have grenades? Lol RIP natural gas moneyz
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    • Wait... why a grenade? Lmao OMG YOU HAVE COVID?! HERE HOLD THIS GRENADE
      BeLoWxMe 28 jul
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    • O-Zone?
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    • What kind of scientists carry grenades?
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    • Grenades solve all problems
      sart123 28 jul
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    • Funny I’ve never seen the words scientist and grenade in the same sentence before...
      DrJackal7 28 jul
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    • thinking it was a health risk proceeds to throw grenade
      YTsc6ut 28 jul
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    • Throw some water on that bitch
      gatormaid 28 jul
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    • Some fact check this
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    • WHAT!! A health risk gets a faulken grenade thrown at it! I mean who thought of that.
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    • I dont see the correlation between seing gas as a health risk and dropping a grenade in it. That isnt very much of a cause and effect thing its more of a panic thing
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    • How the fuck did a scientist get a grenade
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    • Just fill it with dirt, no?
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    • Beginning of Doom right here
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    • It’s because methane is 25 times more detrimental to the earth global warming wise compared to the pollutants released from its combustion. Burning it is the second best option behind capturing it and that’s also why natural gas taps from fracking burn off excess they can’t capture
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    • It’s the holy hand grenade of Antioch
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