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      08-01-2008, 10:49 PM   #1
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Crab Juice!! Oh noes!

I went to Costco today for some supplies and, among other things, picked up some King Crab legs.....

Well, I put everything in the trunk. When I took out the box they stuffed it all in, I noticed a big wet spot on my carpet!!! Oh noes! I couldn't really smell anything...maybe it was just ice from the legs.

Well, when I came back out to my car an hour later and got in, it smelled like a whore house (not that I would know what that smells like ).

So, I took out the trunk carpeted shelf and used my wet/dry shop vac to thoroughly clean it with a mild soap solution and copious amounts of water to get any residula soap out. I let her dry in the 92 degree sun and after it was dry, it's all back to normal now....no smells or stains! whew!

Beware of the crab juice! hah.
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      08-01-2008, 10:52 PM   #2
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Tim, it's time to update your sig picture. Unless you like looking at it of course
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ah damnit I didn't even notice... you got me
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lol ihyjn, its time to update what you drive
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Crab juice FTL!
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ah damnit I didn't even notice... you got me
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haha dave, i was just about to tell shaf that
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Better crab juice than ..... mountain dew.
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Tim, it's time to update your sig picture. Unless you like looking at it of course
Sig updated.... :-)
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Costco crab legs FTW!

Febreze with sun-drying works well also.
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Costco crab legs FTW!

Febreze with sun-drying works well also.
Thanks for the tip! Now that I got the juice out, a bit of Frebreze would be a good idea.
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mmm costco crab legs.

crab juice in the m3 ftmfl. "...it smelled like a whore house"

that's why the wifey's suv is the designated costco and dog transport vehicle.
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Funny, just had some of those last night for dinner... Glad the bad didn't pierce in the car, it did in the fridge though.
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Glad to hear you got it out man. Crab juice has got to be bad but milk is terrible. A half gallon of milk just recently exploded in my Honda Pilot...carpeting needs to be replaced, etc. $800 of damage . Rotting milk + bacteria deep in the carpet sitting out in the summer heat = Gag reflex.
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Heh, yeah milk sounds nasty. I had a friend vomit in the passenger seat once, had to get rid of the car. Smell could not be removed. Just glad the car was a POS already. Still give the guy grief, been over 10 years.
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