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Old 06-23-2006, 01:13 PM
 
Location: Charlotte, NC
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Debating... What Floridians think the state bird is?
Mosquito or Cockroach? Both are about the size of a bird and both outnumber all other birds, probably combined!
So is it the mosquito or the cockroach (they can fly)?
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Old 06-23-2006, 01:25 PM
 
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During daytime it is the mosquito or the lovebug or the no-seeum if you live near marshy areas. At night it's the flying palmetto bug-cockroach.
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Old 06-23-2006, 01:33 PM
 
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Talking No question...

...it's the Cockroach.http://yucky.kids.discovery.com/gifbin/chip3.gif (broken link)
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Old 06-23-2006, 07:56 PM
 
Location: Tampa Bay
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Palmetto! http://www.blufftontoday.com/images/palmettobug.jpg (broken link) of course
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Old 06-24-2006, 02:11 AM
 
Location: FL
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No way!!!!!!! It is DEFINATELY the mosquito!!!!!!!!!! I hardly see those palmettos compared to mosquitos! They are EVERYWHERE!!!!!!!! And they are HUNGRY!!!!!!! And they LOVE me! BUT! I now have official Buzz Off clothing & so far so good! HA!!!!!!! Of course I don't wear this 247 so they can get me as I type...Or while I sleep... AHHHHHHHH!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Yes indeed...the mosquito wins!
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Old 06-24-2006, 01:37 PM
 
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Actually, the "State Bird" roosts along I-95 primarily and tends to be attached to peopel in the form of a middle finger.
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Old 06-24-2006, 02:01 PM
 
Location: Charlotte, NC
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Talking Funny Stuff!

Robivi3 ~ That is too funny!! And True!
The other responses are a riot too!!
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Old 06-24-2006, 04:35 PM
 
Location: Tampa Bay
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lmao@Robivi3

I have seen many flocks of those all around Tampa Bay! lol
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Old 07-03-2006, 02:14 PM
 
Location: Central Florida
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Actually, it's the mockingbird.
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Old 07-03-2006, 02:25 PM
 
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The state bird is a coors light can. I see plenty of them flying around in my neighborhood.
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