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Ganjika * Aug 14, 2013 @ 7:21am
What is the deadly liquid that is found in both portal games?
I was talking to some one the other day about portal and we got to talking about what the deadly liquid that is in the testing areas and throughout both games is. Is it like waste products or just a hot oil created/kept for testing purposes?

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i think it's like some sort of gel or goo
Ganjika * Aug 14, 2013 @ 9:29am 
I know that , but whats the nature of this liquid, Is it like waste products from running GlaDos/the enrichment center and/or is it just some hot-oil or industrial waste put there to enhance security in high security places + add-danger to chambers?
Maybe liquid nerotoxin. It sure looks like that
Ganjika * Aug 14, 2013 @ 9:37am 
I thought it -might- be that, but why would the enrichment-center/AI put NEUROtoxins in chambers designed (at least many of them) for ANDROIDS? I think its more likely some form of corrosive and/or waste product from which a toxin may possibly be derived from.
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Billy The ehT ylliB Aug 14, 2013 @ 10:20am 
yea... its waste. in one of the escape chambers you have to walk in it. that has less waste then the goo.

I dont care about my grammar in comments btw
(dont mean to be rude)

Spobbles Aug 14, 2013 @ 7:45pm 
I'd say it's just acidic industrial waste.
info_santa_start Aug 15, 2013 @ 4:34pm 
Well in escape places there is a sign that says DANGER Contaminated Area, with nuclear signs around those words where this sign is in rooms with the goo so I'm guessing it's some radioactive material where the radiation kills you. But what does confuse you is that when a human falls in the stuff, the human drops the portal gun and you can see it sitting there, not being damaged at all and then when the robots go in they get destroyed. And i'm guessing they're made out of the same material because they look the same but apparently not.
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Chara Starfield Aug 16, 2013 @ 8:43am 
Nerotoxin water aka dirty water or known as killer water
Eskildybvik Aug 17, 2013 @ 1:35am 
Maybe its just dirty water, and Chell cand swim?
Bane? Aug 17, 2013 @ 4:07am 
Its called Goo/Acid/Toxic Water/Hazard Liquid, and its probably just some unknown deadly substance, created only for testing.
gregor Aug 17, 2013 @ 5:16am 
It is liquid science :) Before it was used to test shower curtains.
Izzy Aug 17, 2013 @ 7:33am 
portalsoup Aug 17, 2013 @ 9:27am 
Originally posted by gregor:
It is liquid science :) Before it was used to test shower curtains.

Best thing I've read all day LOL. :)
Diarrhea cha cha cha
Liquid bi products of aperture's various experiments
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