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How long does it take to digest gum?

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gum is made of four ingredients, 3/4 of them pass through the body like normal food. the other one is easy enough, it comes out basically unchanged.

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"Basically unchanged" I love the way you put that!!! Lol
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thanks... how ya doin?
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Doin ok...having trouble with this load...but that's all part of the job. :(
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yep, part of the job. Now I need to just find a LOCAL (can't find anything close) talent competition for the summer. preferably a few. That and hope that the tears from nerves don't make an appearance again. My mom suggested maybe cracking a joke if they start before or after the song, which they had started before last time. Haven't tried it yet, my brain's gone loopy (can't think of any good ones) and my ankle still hurts (sprained ankles=no fun!). Wishing I could dance again... playing guitar more than ever by now, Mom taught me how to tune it myself. Wishing everybody would stop yelling at me to put the instrument up... it's not that loud! well, ok maybe it is. But I take it outside and they still complain about it... I sure could use a soundproof music room by now.
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Sprained ankle :( hope it gets better soon
Nerves and tears....you chase them away girl! You're tough and talented...remember that!!! Ok ok...being nervous is totally normal...but it's the pushing through that makes it so rewarding in the end!
I can totally relate to you...OMG!!! When I was practicing piano (when I was younger) I got yelled at all the time for being too loud!!! Don't people appreciate good music anymore??!! ;)
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Yeah, that's where I'm at. My mom said count on at least 2 weeks-1 month before I can dance again.
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Yeah...that crappy...but you know if it doesn't completely heal you could really mess it up and risk never dancing again and that would be awful!
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*that's
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crappy, I know!! barely been a week and my mom's gone all psycho on me... and I'm bored out of my mind. Well, been keeping myself busy teaching the dogs English... I'm serious. I can understand the dogs, Lilly yipped at me, I did the same. Mom noticed and asked me what she said. I was like "Well, Lilly was just commenting on how nice it is outside today. and I told her Yes it is!" everybody laughed, I ran to my room with a red face. Lilly came and nuzzled me after that, and she was like 'They don't believe us?' and I'm like 'Lil, it'll be fine. They just can't understand you.'
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Awww, that is so cool!!! You and Lil sound like you have a very special bond!
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our other dog Sam does the same thing... and Trouble, my grandparents' cat. Most of the animals seem to like me... I think the chickens like my sister better though. Oh well, I don't speak chicken anyway. I speak: American Sign Language, a tiny bit of Spanish and German, dog, cat, and bird. Oh yeah, and I speak shut up in about 15 different languages. :) works on my sister... she calls it my multilingual mode because if I say one, about 5 more are not far behind.
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LOLOLOL!! 8)
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yep... cue the laughter from little brother and daddy. or from my sister when karma comes around and I mess up a flip or something due to one kid or another squealing. Gotta get used to that... after my ankle heals and I can dance again. rrrraaaawwwwrrrr!!!!!
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clikky77

I heard it takes 7 years. but idk if thats a lie or not

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lie.
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the 7 years is a myth, it takes as long as normal food

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I thought you just pooped it out...

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yep, it's fact. and Vas happenin? haven't seen you around on ask recently...
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Quality of questions quite low tonight huh? I'll bet MJW could blow a bubble before it passes!
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I had an unfortunate gum accident and had to work a little frontier medicine to get it untangled. It looks like a garbage fire broke out on my mid section ("what in the world is gum doing down there?!") ...my business...
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Oh. My. Gosh. (Literally laughing my ____ off)
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me too, truckerlady.
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Hey Ms Directioner!! How ya doin?
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doing ok, what about you? And How Ya doin? is a song too... one that my little sister started singing nonstop recently.
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Ooops....
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it's ok, don't worry about it. I know what you meant, I use it that way too. and miraculously enough, when I say 'How ya doin?' she doesn't start singing it unless I say hey first. and it must have done something to it, it was supposed to say doing ok other than a sprained ankle. only been 4 days and I'm sick of sitting around, wishing I could get out and dance to my music again.
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I think the acid in your stomach would devolve it

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you mean dissolve, not devolve.
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7 or more years...............

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bleeeeeeeeppp!!!!! wrong answer!
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i am just gessing my way..................lol.................
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CaptainJack96

gum doesnt get digested. it just comes out with the rest of the waste in a regular amount of time. not 7 years.

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7 YEARS, how do I know?well it all started 7 years ago...

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It takes 3 days to digest. (Well, around there) and it only takes that long because of the chewing rubber in gum.

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Its like corn, just look and you'll see it.

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it doesnt. it just come out

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