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“What's it to ya?”

Since: Mar 09

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#85757 May 16, 2013
squishymama wrote:
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And they fly too.
Ewww ick ick ick!

“What's it to ya?”

Since: Mar 09

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#85758 May 16, 2013
Seriously, cockroaches, no matter what name you give them are disgusting. How do you guys live with them down there?

“I Am Mine”

Since: Dec 08

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#85759 May 17, 2013
Mimi Seattle wrote:
Seriously, cockroaches, no matter what name you give them are disgusting. How do you guys live with them down there?
bug spray

“reign in blood”

Since: May 09

Wilmington, IL

#85760 May 17, 2013

“reign in blood”

Since: May 09

Wilmington, IL

#85761 May 17, 2013
Mister Tonka wrote:
He's probably laid up in the hospital right now after getting in an accident cause he has no clue how to proceed at a 4 way stop sign.
I think he's in prison for showering with his six year old.

“...,to wit”

Since: Jun 09

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#85762 May 17, 2013

Since: Oct 12

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#85763 May 17, 2013
Mimi Seattle wrote:
Seriously, cockroaches, no matter what name you give them are disgusting. How do you guys live with them down there?
We live in S.Florida and have almost zero problems with pests, too many good bug sprays available...get the big gallon size with the handle sprayer, Menards, Lowes, Home Depot.....also "Terro" Liquid ant baits are peril to any indoor ants....it's not hard at all.....One thing, this far south is, you keep your home closed with central AC on 5-6 months, every year....
Stina

Saint Petersburg, FL

#85764 May 17, 2013
squishymama wrote:
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And they fly too.
And they're REALLY bog! And they crunch f you stomp them!
Stina

Saint Petersburg, FL

#85765 May 17, 2013
Go Blue Forever wrote:
<quoted text> We live in S.Florida and have almost zero problems with pests, too many good bug sprays available...get the big gallon size with the handle sprayer, Menards, Lowes, Home Depot.....also "Terro" Liquid ant baits are peril to any indoor ants....it's not hard at all.....One thing, this far south is, you keep your home closed with central AC on 5-6 months, every year....
I live in a rental home, so my landlord (thankfully) pays for an exterminator! It wasn't originally in the lease, but once I saw a couple of palmettos, they offered and it REALLY makes a difference! And the bug guy gives me industrial strength baits to put in cabinets and drawers, too.

“The two baby belly, please!”

Since: Sep 09

Evanston IL

#85766 May 17, 2013
Mister Tonka wrote:
<quoted text> Just for the record, the CAN fly, but in my encounters over the last 30 years or so, they rarely do. Of course when they do you run for the hills like its raining bullets.
This made me laugh.

When I lived in Alabama, my BF lived for awhile with her boyfriend in a really old house that had been split into 4 apartments. They were on the first floor and at the time the upstairs neighbors had a dog that they left alone for a few days with a big bag of dog food. Of course the dog knocked the bag over and spread the food all over and that drew the horde of cockroaches that literally started falling from the ceiling on us as we tried to watch TV one night.

That did not make me laugh.

Since: Jan 10

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#85767 May 17, 2013
And the dog was peeing and pooping in the place, too.

“A Programmer is not in IT!”

Since: Feb 09

Neda, stay with me! Charlie

#85768 May 17, 2013
LOL,
Well, you can't shine a sneaker.
Mister Tonka wrote:
<quoted text>He's probably laid up in the hospital right now after getting in an accident cause he has no clue how to proceed at a 4 way stop sign.
Stina

Saint Petersburg, FL

#85769 May 17, 2013
squishymama wrote:
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This made me laugh.
When I lived in Alabama, my BF lived for awhile with her boyfriend in a really old house that had been split into 4 apartments. They were on the first floor and at the time the upstairs neighbors had a dog that they left alone for a few days with a big bag of dog food. Of course the dog knocked the bag over and spread the food all over and that drew the horde of cockroaches that literally started falling from the ceiling on us as we tried to watch TV one night.
That did not make me laugh.
EEEEEEEEEEEWWWWWWWWWWWWWW! I hope she said something to the neighbor when tey got back!

“The two baby belly, please!”

Since: Sep 09

Evanston IL

#85770 May 17, 2013
RedheadwGlasses wrote:
And the dog was peeing and pooping in the place, too.
Yeah, the place was disgusting.

But it was nothing compared to the basement. The amount of cockroaches down there was something out of a horror movie.

<shudder>

“What's it to ya?”

Since: Mar 09

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#85771 May 17, 2013
Mister Tonka wrote:
<quoted text>bug spray
I don't do bug spray. I hate the idea of filling the air in my house with poison. Of course I don't have to deal with cockroaches/palmetto bugs/waterbugs/whatever so there's that. I do have a spider issue though. They come out (and IN) as soon as the weather warms up. I read that spraying WD-40 around the windows and doors outside keep them sour so I tried that. Probably poison too...petroleum product and all, but at least it's OUTside, not inside. So far, so good.:D

“What's it to ya?”

Since: Mar 09

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#85772 May 17, 2013
*keeps them out* sheesh...

need...more...coffee

Toj

“Where is Everyone?”

Since: Jul 12

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#85773 May 17, 2013
Mimi Seattle wrote:
*keeps them out* sheesh...
need...more...coffee
I kind of liked the tidbit of them being sour.
Stina

Saint Petersburg, FL

#85774 May 17, 2013
Toj wrote:
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I kind of liked the tidbit of them being sour.
I thought she meant it kept the windows and doors sour for the bugs. I never tasted WD40, so it made perfect sense to me!

Since: Oct 12

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#85775 May 17, 2013
I've been in country's in Asia, where fried bugs are a staple and considered scrumptious.....

“A Programmer is not in IT!”

Since: Feb 09

Neda, stay with me! Charlie

#85776 May 17, 2013
Thats why they are called "Developing" countries.
Go Blue Forever wrote:
I've been in country's in Asia, where fried bugs are a staple and considered scrumptious.....

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