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Use By date on White Petroleum Jelly ?
« on: 29/09/2004 21:08:33 »
Hello,

Can you please tell me if my tub of Vaseline with a Use by date of April 2004 is still safe to use ?...if not...why not ?....what's happenned to it that makes it either not safe or non functional ?

Your lubricated emolientated answers will be gratefully received

And NO !! it's not for the purpose that you would expect ME to use it for , it's for my little girls sore nose !!

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Re: Use By date on White Petroleum Jelly ?
« Reply #1 on: 29/09/2004 21:51:20 »
i have a tub of petroleum jelly which i bought when my son was wee he is 9 now and i am still using it and it is still doing the job so i wouldnt go by sell by dates.

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Re: Use By date on White Petroleum Jelly ?
« Reply #2 on: 29/09/2004 21:52:39 »
and i also only use it for my sons nose or lips in the winter.

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Re: Use By date on White Petroleum Jelly ?
« Reply #3 on: 06/10/2004 08:07:30 »
I think that as tiem goes by, the hydrocarbons may start separating from the substrate they are suspended in.  That expiration date is eons ahead of when that will actually occur.  The real reason for that date?  To get you to throw away your old one and buy a new one.  If it looks like there's a clear liquid layer on top of the gel, just mix it around a little, it'll be fine.  



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Re: Use By date on White Petroleum Jelly ?
« Reply #4 on: 06/10/2004 08:28:44 »
The example of 'best before' dates that really makes me chuckle is mineral water. The bottle proudly announces that the water is a million years old, then has stamped on the lid 'best before 2006' !

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Re: Use By date on White Petroleum Jelly ?
« Reply #5 on: 06/10/2004 10:19:39 »
Thanks Jay and Vickie I appreciate your answer and will vaseline away !!....and Chris...I had a similar thought about  ' does water actually go off ?'.....thanks everybody.

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Re: Use By date on White Petroleum Jelly ?
« Reply #6 on: 06/10/2004 12:29:23 »
It might. If there are micro-organism in the water eventually they will multiply and infect the water. But it will probably takes years for that to happen.

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Re: Use By date on White Petroleum Jelly ?
« Reply #7 on: 10/10/2004 00:58:58 »
Yeah, but I think that old vaseline makes your semen taste bad.
 

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Re: Use By date on White Petroleum Jelly ?
« Reply #8 on: 10/10/2004 02:37:26 »
quote:
Originally posted by bezoar

Yeah, but I think that old vaseline makes your semen taste bad.



Now how would you know that ? :D

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Re: Use By date on White Petroleum Jelly ?
« Reply #9 on: 11/10/2004 09:08:35 »
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Originally posted by bezoar

Yeah, but I think that old vaseline makes your semen taste bad.



OMG I nearly spewed out the water I was drinking when I read that.  You almost owed me a new keyboard.  [:p]

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Re: Use By date on White Petroleum Jelly ?
« Reply #10 on: 15/10/2004 00:37:19 »
I said I think.  Maybe someone would like to conduct an experiment, and no, I am not volunteering to do the taste test.
 

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Re: Use By date on White Petroleum Jelly ?
« Reply #11 on: 15/10/2004 18:18:44 »
I volunteer to try out the old petroleum jelly.
 

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Re: Use By date on White Petroleum Jelly ?
« Reply #12 on: 15/10/2004 18:19:15 »
Where have you been putting the vaseline ?

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Re: Use By date on White Petroleum Jelly ?
« Reply #13 on: 15/10/2004 19:22:10 »
quote:
Originally posted by bezoar

Yeah, but I think that old vaseline makes your semen taste bad.



Hi this is Neils wife....yep !!..it tastes bad !!:D[V]:D

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Re: Use By date on White Petroleum Jelly ?
« Reply #14 on: 16/10/2004 02:33:19 »
I KNEW IT!!!!  Thanks for the input "Neil's wife".
 

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Re: Use By date on White Petroleum Jelly ?
« Reply #15 on: 18/10/2004 17:21:41 »
As far as I know, people use petroleum jelly for anal sex.  So of course it makes semen taste bad.
 

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Re: Use By date on White Petroleum Jelly ?
« Reply #16 on: 18/10/2004 17:47:27 »
.....as far as I know...petroleum jelly is also used as a lubricant for posterior penetration but is in fact the last thing you should use, as it is not intended to be used internally or as a lubricant......you need a water based lube like KY.....err........so I've been told !!!

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Re: Use By date on White Petroleum Jelly ?
« Reply #17 on: 19/10/2004 00:08:18 »
That's right, Neil. Petroleum based products are not suitable for internal use. I also heard that KY is OK, but vegetable oils (olive oil in particular) do the same job, are cheaper and taste good.
 

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Re: Use By date on White Petroleum Jelly ?
« Reply #18 on: 19/10/2004 08:49:53 »
quote:
Originally posted by roberth

That's right, Neil. Petroleum based products are not suitable for internal use. I also heard that KY is OK, but vegetable oils (olive oil in particular) do the same job, are cheaper and taste good.



Don't suppose you'd be using 'Extra Virgin' Olive oil.;)

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Re: Use By date on White Petroleum Jelly ?
« Reply #19 on: 19/10/2004 17:16:59 »
quote:
Originally posted by roberth

vegetable oils ... taste good.

Uh, why would you want anal lubrication to taste good?
 

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Re: Use By date on White Petroleum Jelly ?
« Reply #20 on: 20/10/2004 00:05:30 »
quote:
Originally posted by neilep

Don't suppose you'd be using 'Extra Virgin' Olive oil


Is there any other type !
 

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Re: Use By date on White Petroleum Jelly ?
« Reply #21 on: 20/10/2004 00:17:55 »
quote:
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Uh, why would you want anal lubrication to taste good?


Sorry MooseHole, I'm just sharing knowledge, not my sexual exploits. Personally, I don't care what it tastes like, I'm not tasting it.
 

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Re: Use By date on White Petroleum Jelly ?
« Reply #22 on: 20/10/2004 01:15:19 »
quote:
Originally posted by roberth

quote:
Originally posted by neilep

Don't suppose you'd be using 'Extra Virgin' Olive oil


Is there any other type !

Yes, there's regular olive oil and virgin olive oil.  The virgin and extra virgin varieties are scraped off the top of the batch, so they have less crap in them (extra virgin has the least crap).  So I guess it wouldn't make sense to use any type of virgin olive oil for anal sex, since you'll just get more crap in it anyway.
 

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