So THAT’S what we did wrong!!!

Last Saturday, Michael and I went over to Nancy and David’s to watch Myth Busters and find out what went wrong on the 4th of July. Don’t let this happen to you:

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First of all, we used the WRONG MENTOS! We didn’t know there was more than one kind. We bought apple Mentos and cinnamon Mentos, both of which are coated. The Mentos that will explode a bottle of Coke are the uncoated, rough-surfaced version.

Second, the corner store was out of Diet Coke. We tried regular Coke, which was pathetic, and Diet Pepsi, shown in the video. Neither created an impressive fountain.

This weekend, we’re going to get it right! Here’s our inspiration:

View an interview with these guys here:

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