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Sep 17, 2009 19:07 |  #1

Fire ants come straight from the burning pits of hell. Man these guys suck. not sure what "role" they play in the animal kingdom, but every now and then, got to do the "manly" thing and wipe them out. Actually I got a daughter, she can't handle the bites at all, I'm not much better :confused:.

Anyways, wish I still had the 100 macro for these. Used the 24-70.

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Sep 17, 2009 20:38 |  #2

Wowsers!

How did this go down?


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Sep 17, 2009 20:44 |  #3

Let's not have any revisionism on this. Just the facts. ;)


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Sep 17, 2009 21:05 |  #4

Just some simple pesticide (maybe a 3lb bag @ $3) and add some water. I went out for a few hours, and this is what I came back to. BTW are they edible? could probably make a cheap dinner tonight ;)

Buddy of mine swears by boiling water...I have yet to try it. Maybe tomorrow, and I will post some results LoL


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Sep 17, 2009 22:20 |  #5

If you put pesticide all over them I wouldn't eat them... just me.

I think you could just eat them if they weren't loaded up with pesticide ;)


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Sep 18, 2009 06:31 |  #6

haha yeah I know. Ever watch "bizarre food" on the Travel channel. Andrew Zimmerman eats anything. I saw this, and thought "hmm.. I bet these are edible, probably a little crunchy and a touch of ZING."


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Sep 18, 2009 10:11 |  #7

Livinthalife wrote in post #8664846 (external link)
haha yeah I know. Ever watch "bizarre food" on the Travel channel. Andrew Zimmerman eats anything. I saw this, and thought "hmm.. I bet these are edible, probably a little crunchy and a touch of ZING."


I don't just know the show ;)


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