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can you be decapitated by a box of Kleenex in a car accident?

6 Answers

  • Dan S
    Lv 7
    1 decade ago
    Favorite Answer

    NO, this was proved by the Mythbusters, a show on The Discovery Channel. The enitre show is devoted to finding popular myths and testing them to see if they could work, it that fails then the test them to see what it would need to make them work.

    In Episode 36: Killer Tissue Box:

    They proved that a tissue box near the rear window in a car will not seriously injure you if you are in a collison or have to stop short.

    You can even go to a fan site: and make suggestions for myths to test on future shows.

    Source(s): The Discovery Channel.
  • 1 decade ago

    I saw an episode of Mythbusters that proved that it couldn't happen. The box of Kleenex didn't have enough mass to hurt you.

  • 1 decade ago

    NO! It would have to weigh a lot more than a Kleenex box is wont to weigh. Mythbusters did a segment on this and came to this same conclusion.

  • 1 decade ago

    Neither the box, nor the Kleenex would even be able to give you a paper cut.

    My answer would be no.

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  • 1 decade ago


    Didn't they already debunk this one on mythbusters?

  • 1 decade ago

    This is one for Mythbusters....

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