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14 Oct 2012, 1:02 pm

I like to spray just enough bug killer on a fly to make it buzz around for a while with it's wings looking weird. It falls to the floor and does it's thing. But, sometimes I have to put it out of it's misery if this goes on too long. But, they usually die within 10 or 15 minutes. I love to see Silver Fish squirm around on the wall for a while before they let go and fall to the floor. Than I pick the buggers up with a piece of toilet paper and drop them in the toilet.



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14 Oct 2012, 1:31 pm

I don't kill flies. My cats handle that. :)



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14 Oct 2012, 1:42 pm

I usually just smack them with my hands.



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14 Oct 2012, 1:43 pm

Lock them in a window.


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14 Oct 2012, 1:48 pm

I avoid killing flies and mosquitoes. Houseflies have not appeared in my house often in the last 6 years since I moved in here. Flies that usually live outside by manage to get into my house, such as hoverflies and blow-flies, I'll usually catch with a glass and a piece of paper, then take them outside.

I do the same with mosquitoes, they're generally not live-threatening in our area, so I have no beef with them.


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14 Oct 2012, 1:56 pm

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 usualy dont bother unless it is really getting on my nerves,


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14 Oct 2012, 3:10 pm

I open a window and let it fly out.


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14 Oct 2012, 3:42 pm

I just usher them outside



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14 Oct 2012, 3:49 pm

Machine-guns are generally quite effective; failing that a flame-thrower. :wink:


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14 Oct 2012, 4:20 pm

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14 Oct 2012, 4:25 pm

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14 Oct 2012, 7:07 pm

I don't generally need to kill flies, as they aren't frequently in my house. I have heard of electric flyswatters. Sounds like a child discipline nightmare.



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14 Oct 2012, 8:56 pm

TallyMan wrote:
Machine-guns are generally quite effective; failing that a flame-thrower. :wink:


To you, this is a joke. To me, it's just good advice.

I've used hairspray and a lighter before. Bug spray just isn't quick enough.

Bugs freak me the holy hell out.


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14 Oct 2012, 9:18 pm

I try to get them caught in a spider's web


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14 Oct 2012, 9:41 pm

Dirtdigger wrote:
I like to spray just enough bug killer on a fly to make it buzz around for a while with it's wings looking weird. It falls to the floor and does it's thing. But, sometimes I have to put it out of it's misery if this goes on too long. But, they usually die within 10 or 15 minutes. I love to see Silver Fish squirm around on the wall for a while before they let go and fall to the floor. Than I pick the buggers up with a piece of toilet paper and drop them in the toilet.
have you ever see those how to kil fly vids?
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QLWBCpFHrgg


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15 Oct 2012, 12:30 am

wtfid2 wrote:
Dirtdigger wrote:
I like to spray just enough bug killer on a fly to make it buzz around for a while with it's wings looking weird. It falls to the floor and does it's thing. But, sometimes I have to put it out of it's misery if this goes on too long. But, they usually die within 10 or 15 minutes. I love to see Silver Fish squirm around on the wall for a while before they let go and fall to the floor. Than I pick the buggers up with a piece of toilet paper and drop them in the toilet.
have you ever see those how to kil fly vids?
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QLWBCpFHrgg


That one is hilarious! What is it called when something is over engineered? LMAO!


TallyMan, aren't you afraid you might destroy everything except the fly wth a machine gun? :lol: :lol: