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Don't know - Try it!But it could be true - candles burn in the way that they do because wax around the flame is melted, moves up the wick by capillary action and then burns - making heat which melts more of the surrounding wax etc...Perhaps if the candle starts off colder overall, you get less wax melting and the candle might burn slower? Definite case for a simple experiment. You could make it clearer by keeping one of the candles in a bucket of ice after taking it out of the freezer so that it stays colder.
Like the man says, do the experiment and post it you know where!
As a firm believer in empirical study I will conduct said experiment on the morrow else amidst the next few days !
Can I just point out that all the candles I have used burn shorter
Have you done it yet Neil? 
Quote from: Sean?y on 13/05/2007 13:41:42Have you done it yet Neil? Not yet !!.....I found something extraordinary out this weekend that meant I just could not peform the experiment !I've got no candles !!!
neil i have plenty of candles. here, catch!!!! **throws candles to neil**
you know what? i'll do it when i get home tonight. i have a bunch of those little tea light candles. i'll freeze one and burn another not frozen one