Tag Archives: pests

Bats in the Belfry

August 14, 2010

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:run: We’ve got bats. :cwy: I hate bats. I hate them more than snakes, than mosquitoes, than ANYTHING. I want to squish them under my Wolverine Work Boots, I do. Bats love me. I am a hot person. Whenever I go outside. bugs and bats from 300 miles away sense my body temperature, and make […]

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Results for the Flies Away Fly Bait Trap Experiment

July 3, 2010

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From this the first two weeks… To this last week…. To this, THIS week. And MAN the thing reeks like you wouldn’t believe! I had to move it far away from the clothesline to the back of the garden. It’s filled with flies, all right… but I do wonder if the thing is exacerbating the […]

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He’s Watching Us

June 25, 2010

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Grrrrr. :nyah: I dislike crows. They seem to know that I despise them, so they gather in large groups and descend upon my house every morning (around 5am), to cackle and flap their wings and leave their ugly black feathers littered all over my yard. And then, they and blue jays gang up on my […]

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Flies Away Fly Bait Trap Experiment, Part 1

June 7, 2010

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As I mentioned in my first article and my second article, I am doing a series of scientific experiments :smarty: *ahem* to see which method is best for getting rid of flies. I have tried the water-filled plastic baggy method (I call it The Southern Method, since it seems that this method is attempted mainly […]

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Plastic Baggy Fly Experiment

June 3, 2010

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The preliminary results are in regarding my scientific experiment: The Southern Method and The Northern Method for Getting Rid of Flies. You can read in my first article why I call it The Southern Method and The Northern Method. And you can also read that I decided to do the water-filled plastic baggy method first. […]

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Do Water Bags REALLY Repel Bugs? Inquiring Minds Want to Know!

May 29, 2010

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I’ve been hearing that water-filled plastic bags scare flies away. Uh HUH. :ermm: Pardon my skepticism, folks. I find it kinda hard to believe. Is this really true?? Flies are really pesky things, and it’s difficult for me to believe that a bag of water will repel them. I slather bug spray all over me […]

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Hot Diggety Dog Shampoo

July 14, 2009

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UN-BEE-LEE-VABLE!!! I got a flea bite on my leg yesterday. I am HIGHLY allergic to fleas. I get these great big, bulbous hives on my skin, and the uncontrollable itching goes on for weeks. I HATE fleas– what evil, evil critters. I think my flea allergy started years ago, back when I was in my […]

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