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Discussion in 'Off Topic' started by Oregonhunter5, May 9, 2016.

  1. Oregonhunter5

    Oregonhunter5 2C IDAHO Well-Known Member

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    not sure if this is common place for states, but we have a county meseeeettoo abetment or free. They spray, the whole yard, smoke bomb with a giant pipe, and planes that fly over and bomb. Free!
     
  2. 2A2Dend

    2A2Dend .. Well-Known Member

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    Free population control.

    Of what population.

    Thoughts that went through my head when I got whiff of the odor
    What are the "long-term" effects to people and animals, exactly? :confused:
     
  3. Oregonhunter5

    Oregonhunter5 2C IDAHO Well-Known Member

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    We don't think about stuff like that in Idaho.
     
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  4. Dyjital

    Dyjital Albany, Ore Flavorite Member Bronze Supporter

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    I have a light in the back yard. It's murdered many so far this year.
     
  5. AndyinEverson

    AndyinEverson Everson, Wa. Well-Known Member

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    We have lots of bats in my neighborhood , they eat 'em by the millions.
    I would rather have bats , then whatever someone tells me they are spraying...
    Andy
     
  6. Oregonhunter5

    Oregonhunter5 2C IDAHO Well-Known Member

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    I like Bats. We have a 10,000 acre lake accross the street from my house, so bats would have a hard time kicking butt on that many. Before they used to spray here, it was absolutely hell because of the skitters.
     
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  7. Joe13

    Joe13 NW of Vancouver Opinionated & Blunt Bronze Supporter 2015 Volunteer 2016 Volunteer

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    Yea, some places become uninhabitable without large control efforts.

    Getting eaten alive is not fun.:(
     
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  8. Joe13

    Joe13 NW of Vancouver Opinionated & Blunt Bronze Supporter 2015 Volunteer 2016 Volunteer

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    I've noticed in my lifetime that I attract very few insects while they swarm my wife for some reason.

    She HAS to apply bug spray when we are out in the boondocks and I rarely think to even pack it when I go by myself.
     
  9. AndyinEverson

    AndyinEverson Everson, Wa. Well-Known Member

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    My hunting buddy is like that.
    No bugs for him , while it seems like every damn bug for a 100 mile radius wants to buzz by me and say "Howdy!" LOL
    Andy
     
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  10. Stomper

    Stomper Oceania Rising White Is The New Brown Silver Supporter

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    I am a mosquito delicacy! Must be my corn and beef fed O-NEG goodness. :D
     
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  11. 2A2Dend

    2A2Dend .. Well-Known Member

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    @Joe13
    Basically, Joe, YOU STINK
    You may be the next thing to ending bugs, bugging us!!

    Perhaps, you're a good specimen............for testing :D
     
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  12. Joe13

    Joe13 NW of Vancouver Opinionated & Blunt Bronze Supporter 2015 Volunteer 2016 Volunteer

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    :DHa!

    Never thought of that:cool:

    My manly musk should be bottled and sold to girly men everywhere!:rolleyes::p
     
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    2A2Dend .. Well-Known Member

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    Sharks urinate through their skin.
    Hmmmm....LOL!
     
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  14. Joe13

    Joe13 NW of Vancouver Opinionated & Blunt Bronze Supporter 2015 Volunteer 2016 Volunteer

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    Well I'm no mino but I'm pretty sure I pee regular like.:eek:o_O
     
  15. 2A2Dend

    2A2Dend .. Well-Known Member

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    Just jabbin fun.
    Those who do not attract the bitey bugs, I wonder if they've been studied? I would imagine so.
    Them skeeters and the little tiny no-see-ums are always strafing me.
     
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    jbett98 NW Oregon Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    I remember back in the 60's a county work truck would drive down the streets of Portland spraying DDT with one of those big Aerofan orchard sprayers trailing behind it.
    Some of the neighbor kids would play in the wet mist as it went down the road, but my Mom wouldn't let my brother and I outside for the rest of the day.
    Probably a good thing now that I think of it.
     
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  17. oknow

    oknow amboy wa. Well-Known Member

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  18. 45alive

    45alive South Douglas County- Orygun Well-Known Member

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    You can do what they do in some countries, gather em up and make patties out of em. :s0108:Then fire up the Barbecue or the Smoker and chow down.:s0072: Enough A1 steak sauce and they will taste fine. Lean protein and will boost the immune system against Zika virus.:s0039:
     
  19. AndyinEverson

    AndyinEverson Everson, Wa. Well-Known Member

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    oknow,
    Sure did down by the river in woodline.
    It was a lot of fun.
    Thanks for posting the link.
    Andy
     
  20. Boboclown

    Boboclown North Carolina Well-Known Member

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    I was never bothered by mosquitos, but everytime someone else went in my backyard they'd get bitten a lot. Course, the number of mosquitos dropped when we get more spiders around.