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18 Oct 2012, 3:28 pm

MakaylaTheAspie wrote:
I torture the flies I encounter by spraying them with hairspray. It's what they deserve for buzzing in my ear.


It sounds like you have as much fun as I do coating those flies with a layer of lacquer and encasing them. :lol:



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18 Oct 2012, 4:41 pm

Howbout sticking live ones in the microwave?



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18 Oct 2012, 4:52 pm

Dirtdigger wrote:
MakaylaTheAspie wrote:
I torture the flies I encounter by spraying them with hairspray. It's what they deserve for buzzing in my ear.


It sounds like you have as much fun as I do coating those flies with a layer of lacquer and encasing them. :lol:


The way their bodies stiffen when the hairspray starts to work cracks me up. :lol:


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18 Oct 2012, 4:53 pm

Cockroachs won't die in a microwave,no,I didn't put it in there,it was already in there at someone else's place.I don't know about a fly,if I was going to kill one I'd agree with OliveOilMom,an old fashioned fly-swatter.



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18 Oct 2012, 4:54 pm

naturalplastic wrote:
Howbout sticking live ones in the microwave?


If it works let us know. I seen an ant in my microwave when I put some food in their to warm up. Dang, didn't even phase the ant.



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18 Oct 2012, 5:21 pm

I used to fry them with an electrical fly swatter, that is untill it broke.
Guess I've always been a sadist. :lol:



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18 Oct 2012, 7:12 pm

I'd never hurt a fly.












































































































Just kidding. I use a fly swatter or a book.



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18 Oct 2012, 7:41 pm

An old belt as a whip or a knife. For spiders difficult to reach or in a place where the mess is ok a slingshot with a grape (no ricochet) for ammo.



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18 Oct 2012, 7:58 pm

I generally just herd them into a holding yard along curved walkways and then into a neck clamp. From there a rest rises under them to support their body weight. They are stunned with a ten amp prod against the temples and a captured bolt gun fired slightly rear of between the eyes ends them. The carcase then travels along,,,,,,

Naw, jus jokin. Blow flies, the maggot laying type are enticed out by darkening the room and making the brightest point an open door or window. They go into the light to their freedom.
The small sticky ones aren't usually that driven and if they can't be persuaded out they are sprayed or news papered.

(I hope someone appreciates the TG reference :wink: )

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18 Oct 2012, 8:50 pm

You have to creep up on it while it's on a wide enough flat surface (eg. a wall) with a narrow soft-cover book and smack it suddenly as hard as you can. Standard-size notebooks that have cardboard covers and are medium thickness are the best for this.


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19 Oct 2012, 7:21 am

Keon wrote:
Oodain wrote:
fly's do a backwards sommersault as they take off, thus they need not be slapped directly, just clap above them and they fly right into it, distance 1-3 cm varies by flyspeed.

other than that i usually don't bother unless it is really getting on my nerves,


I'll have to try this!


Dont knonw about the summersault - but I have heard that they jump backwards a little before taking off.

So- instead of aiming AT the fly- or a little in front of the fly ( like you would throw a football to a running person), you aim a little BEHIND them when you swat them.

Have tried it and it does seem to work.

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But be sure to kill em in the first blow!

There is nothing more dangerous than a wounded fly!

AND..dont EVER get between a mother fly and her maggots!



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19 Oct 2012, 8:04 am

Why does the world hate flies?
Is it because we can fly and you can't?

Or is it because we give our babies away to crawl free on this earth, cleaning it
and yours swirl around in their mummies bellies, eating them, only to be expelled and then eating them again!

Hypocrites!

You hate us because our place in the world is natural, eternal and justified
and yours is self indulgent, artificial, glorified and ephemeral.


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19 Oct 2012, 9:24 am

the best way for me to kill a fly is to start telling it a story i made up.



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19 Oct 2012, 9:25 am

syzygyish wrote:
Why does the world hate flies?
Is it because we can fly and you can't?

Or is it because we give our babies away to crawl free on this earth, cleaning it
and yours swirl around in their mummies bellies, eating them, only to be expelled and then eating them again!

Hypocrites!

You hate us because our place in the world is natural, eternal and justified
and yours is self indulgent, artificial, glorified and ephemeral.


Its because you all can walk on cielings, and we can't!



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19 Oct 2012, 9:58 am

naturalplastic wrote:
syzygyish wrote:
Why does the world hate flies?
Is it because we can fly and you can't?

Or is it because we give our babies away to crawl free on this earth, cleaning it
and yours swirl around in their mummies bellies, eating them, only to be expelled and then eating them again!

Hypocrites!

You hate us because our place in the world is natural, eternal and justified
and yours is self indulgent, artificial, glorified and ephemeral.


Its because you all can walk on cielings, and we can't!


:lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: Gawd, love that one.



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19 Oct 2012, 10:02 am

I catch ten and feed them to my spiders :)