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    Do you stomp on bugs/insects?

    do you just stomp them

    or do you stomp and grind/drag (which) them?

    If you do the former, well it's a million x smaller than you, why?

    If you do the latter...you're evil.

     

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    anyone that stomps bugs on purpose deserves to get punched

    sometimes if they infest your house and crawl on your food its necassery but man and insect can live alongside

     

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    Quote Originally Posted by l.e.b
    anyone that stomps bugs on purpose deserves to get punched

    sometimes if they infest your house and crawl on your food its necassery but man and insect can live alongside
    agreed :p
    edit; "i have a dream, that one day... man and INSECT may live peacefully among eachother!"

     

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    it is said the creature with the DNA closest in relation to the human is a fly

     

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    I capture them and throw them outside, then I sing "Born Free" as they fly or crawl away to freedom.....unless they're ants, then I get out the RAID.

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    I grind if I happen to step one one. I think it's more humane than just stomping which in my head may leave the poor bug to limp around for a couple minutes in it's little bug agony. However, A smear on the pavement doesn't feel the pain.

     

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    Quote Originally Posted by Andrej
    I grind if I happen to step one one. I think it's more humane than just stomping which in my head may leave the poor bug to limp around for a couple minutes in it's little bug agony. However, A smear on the pavement doesn't feel the pain.
    do you grind when you stand on a snail?

     

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    this topic is so f***ing random...

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    I don't make it a habit of stepping on snails.

     

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    I shoot them with a rifle

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    Quote Originally Posted by Andrej
    I grind if I happen to step one one. I think it's more humane than just stomping which in my head may leave the poor bug to limp around for a couple minutes in it's little bug agony. However, A smear on the pavement doesn't feel the pain.
    how do you even know if you've stepped on a bug? can you give an example of one time where you've so called had to "grind or make a smear" to a bug because you accidentally stepped on it?

     

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    when you step on a snale, you should hear a crunching sound.

     

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    i had this bad habit of destroying fire ant hills whenever i saw them. they do suck but now i feel bad for it.

    solo de errores se aprende
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    Every insect that gets in my food/drink, or cause me pain/itching must die.

    Otherwise i gently but firmly show them the door/window.

     

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    If they are in my way, like on my desk, or on the kitchen counter, or on my body I will flick it. They could survive, but it should teach them a lesson not to come around anymore. If a fly is bugging me I will swat it with a flyswatter, or if a wasp/bee is in the house I will get the fly swatter. Spiders in the house, if they are in my bedroom or crawling across the floor I will destroy. If they are some corner I tend to just let them be. Scorpions and centipedes are always killed. Outside the only bugs I kill on purpose are red velvet fire ants (a.k.a. cow killer ants). You can't just step on them, you have to squish and grind, or else it doesn't kill them. Don't know why, but they will survive a stomp. You have to grind them. We've got lots of moths and crickets in this house for some reason and I've just learned to live with them. When we burn wood in the winter to keep warm we get these stink bug looking things in the house from the wood, I turn them lose outside when I find them.

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    i pronounce it ourkansas

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    it is said the creature with the DNA closest in relation to the human is a fly
    It is wrong. Chimps' DNA is the closest in relation to humans. There are 23 pairs of chromosomes in humans and 24 pairs in chimps. However unlike what the movie "Doom" would have you believe we're not missing the chomosomes. Our chomosome #2 is twice as long as the chimp chromosomes and side by side the bands all match up showing that one less chromosome is simply the result of 2 chromosomes fusing together. Fruit flies on the other hand have 13,600 genes about 50% of which have human equivalents.

    http://www.actionbioscience.org/genomic/hhmi.html

    http://www.talkorigins.org/faqs/ce/4/part7.html

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    All spiders are kill on sight. Come on...they have 8 legs! 4 more than this fella, and like 8 eyes too. *shivers*

     

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    ahem. i once came across a patch of dirt with ant hills about 6 inches tall and wide, all bunched up in groups. i stomped one hill, which put the others on alert. im not kidding, they were regular bull ants, but they swarmed so thick and fast you couldnt even see the ground! it was just one big teeming mass of black, and there i was prancing around in the middle of it all, stomping them down with my size 10 boot, watching gleefully as literal waves of ants changed direction, chasing after me, trying to eat me. some of my mates then took to another patch with aerosol cooking oil and a lighter, followed by honey. dunno why. *siiigh* kids will be kids. i was a sadistic one i guess

     

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    Anyone who doesn't naturally flick, stomp, brush off, pinch insects have:

    - never lived at least 7 days in a tropical rainforest without shower.

    - never lived at least 7 days in a tropical rainforest with defective insect repellent.

    - never lived at least 7 days in a tropical rainforest without insect repellent.

    - never smeared wet mud onto open skin so you can't feel ants crawl over your neck and to stop the hoardes of mozzies from giving you acute anaemia when you sleep in the tropical rainforest.

    - never slid your foot into a combat boot that had recently become the refuge for ants or spiders escaping rising ground water from the rain the night before.

    - never found out where insects could crawl under even when you wear supposedly air tight chemical warfare suits for over 12 hours.

    - never been into a real tropical rainforest.



    I ain't proud of killing insects when they bother me, but I won't give any excuses for it because I've been thru the above and it ain't fun.

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    I hate killing bugs. But I hate bugs more than I hate killing bugs so thats that.

     

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    I tend to pick them up and flick them out the window.

    With the exception of flies and mosquitos, I can't capture them and they're annoying as hell.

     

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    darth massacre that sounds absolutly awful ... funny as well
    Ill put your reasons on my list of reasons against becoming a soldier.

    Have you experienced the hell of Scottish midgies ?

    Anything crawling can either live or be crushed & squished to death as quickly as possible so its a quick death.

    Snails I usually save - save the snails !!!

    Spiders I dont mind as long as they keep to their side & dont come into my teratory .
    Spiders are cool ... they are a cool design IMO

    Lots of silly Lounge-threads !

     

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    Quote Originally Posted by SkiesOfArcadia
    do you just stomp them

    or do you stomp and grind/drag (which) them?

    If you do the former, well it's a million x smaller than you, why?

    If you do the latter...you're evil.
    does this make me a part of some college thesis paper or something?

    ...anyway, I don't generally stomp on insects, but if i must, then I usually stomp and grind. However, I dont consider it evil. the bugs i have just stomped on before generally twitch a bunch before finally dying, seems a much more gruesome end than tore up instantly.....

     

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    I remember this one time I had just gone to bed and was trying to go to sleep and this fly was buzzing around my room. I didn't feel like getting up and fetching the fly swatter, so I held out my arm and started pinching my index finger and thumb together, like bird beak while I was trying to go to sleep. It was really stupid because I knew there was no way I was going to catch that fly, but...

    I suddenly felt something between them. I HAD CAUGHT THAT SUCKER!!!! I turned on the light and just stared at it in amazement. It didn't hurt it. I opened the back door and turned it lose. I had defeated it and had no reason to kill it I doubt anyone will believe this, but I swear to God it's true.

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    One night i was asleep
    i could hear this really loud scratching noise it was like someone draggin their nails along a hollow wall (?)
    It was properly loud and went on really quickly a man couldnt sleep for hours
    i get up and look around my room tearing shit up trying to find what it is and ifind a empty shoe box
    inside....
    was a stag beetle with his feet scraping the box, he was a vetebrae so the sound of legs echod of the box like proper loud
    i threw him out window

    i remember the next day i found one in the bathroom in a crack in the wall
    shit is strange because this beetle is not everywhere like a woodlouse and i have only found 1 once inside a log

     

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    IŽd rather draw them.

     

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    Quote Originally Posted by Poohgee
    darth massacre that sounds absolutly awful ... funny as well
    Ill put your reasons on my list of reasons against becoming a soldier.
    I became a soldier by law, not by choice. I'm still in the reserves. Never volunteer, even though they let you do cool stuff and/or your country will never will go to war.

    Anyway don't get me wrong, I love insects. I wanted to study entomology when I was younger but I almost flunked high school biology...and math....and physics...and...ok ok I almost flunked high school!! And I love drawing and I'm good at it, so I decided to be an artist. I still love insects. I like big beetles, little beetles, cicadas, moths and so on and so on. I like the colors, the shapes, the interesting life cycles they have. But if they happen to encroach on my living space, I tend to just kill them.....its a lot easier than catching them alive.


    One exception though....I absolutely HAAAATE cockroaches. My favourite sport (besides soccer) was playing "roach hockey" with my mutt when she was still alive. Basically its flipping a cockroach on its back and using it as a puck. The challenge was preventing the stupid mutt from eating the roach ....scoring against that stupid dog was easy

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    I catch insects and run them through my torture chamber.

    I'm still looking for some 2mm spikes for the new Iron Maiden addition.

     

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    if a bug could kill you it would.

     

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