Fun With Teabag / Bar Trick

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Introduction: Fun With Teabag / Bar Trick

Hello there!
This is my first one so please...
Here i will show you how to make a simple rocket-like thing using teabag and matches.


Things you will neeed:
A teabag.
Fire source

Step 1: 1)

First take everything out of teabag and open it up like in this picture.
Remove the metal thing that connects both sides.
Make it like a tunnel or cylinder.
Don't brake anything.

Step 2: 3) End

Put the raped teabag vertical,
and
light the TOP OF IT!
wait.
If everything went well it should go straight up.

hope you liked it. Its good to show this to some friends when your bored, or at the bar or somewhere similar.
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    These are the special teabags, in europe only. Latviešiem ir viss pieejams :)

    um no i have som and i liv in montana

    thats y they didn't work so well with mine

     you waste about 3 times as much as you need to, you only need about 3 inches of the paper, if you cut it in 2 segments maby 3, you could repeat this trick 3 times insted of once.

    um you misspelled "wrapped" and wrote "raped" just thought i should inform you!

    No, he wrote right, the teabag is literary "raped" :D Get it? :D
    Only latvians can make up such "trick" :D

    Nice instructable although I think in future you should leave out the word "rape" when describing things. Aside from it being insensitive for no good reason it is also inaccurate since you really "gutted" the teabag unless you left out a step.

    sorry, did this a while back, didn't have a complete English vocabulary

    The description about this trick is a bit incorrect. Temperature difference in the room makes no difference to whether the teabag flies or not. The common reason that prevents successful flight is ventilation. This trick is essentially a _very_ stripped down hot air balloon. 1. The fire heats the air above the teabag. 2. Hot air is lighter than cold air. 3. A column of hot air moving upwards develops above the teabag. 4. The air current provides lift. 5. As soon as the teabag is light enough (i.e. it has burnt down) the air current lifts it up. If there are other strong air currents in the room (from ventilation or air conditioning) the column will be disrupted and the teabag will not take off.