I hadn't expected the rapid outgassing, but it certainly makes sense now that I think about it. That was amazing. That would seriously HURT! You have my sincere gratitude for sacrificing the pleasant scent of your humble home in service to laser pyromaniacal folks such as I!
That thing ate through the notebook in no time - bet a telephone book would take under 7 seconds (well, we have 1.5" thick books here)!