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Old 03-10-2009, 11:00 PM
 
Location: New Jersey
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Thank you for getting my mind off of snakes, of course I dreamt about them last night! (Kootr...........don't start posting about the palmetto bug)
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Old 03-10-2009, 11:10 PM
 
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At first I was not sure what a Palmetto bug was, until I did a web search...(saw a photo).......this is what the average cockroach looks like up north, most folks call them "waterbugs"! These are worst than snakes!!! (Opening up a bag of white chocolate truffles)
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Old 03-11-2009, 06:32 AM
 
Location: Winston-Salem
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I don't think I ever remember seeing a cockroach that size up north. My wife almost had a heartattack the first time she was "buzzed" by a palmetto bug in Houston (5-6"). I don't think I stopped laughing for hours. I think I'd take a palmetto flyby any day to surprising a copperhead in a pile of branches.
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Old 03-11-2009, 06:42 AM
 
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How can you tell by looking at a snake if it will kill you when it bites?

(no ... that's not an opening line for a joke ... I really want to know)
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Old 03-11-2009, 08:35 AM
 
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Thank you for getting my mind off of snakes, of course I dreamt about them last night! (Kootr...........don't start posting about the palmetto bug)
Oh no, apparently you haven't heard! The ummm deadly disease carried by the... Nope, I've decided that you've been through way too much recently. I'll just hope for the best that a male doesn't come in contact with you. And if one does...that you will recover (which is rare) from its disastrous effects on your (no, I'm not even going to go there because you may go off the deep end.) See how nice I am!
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Old 03-11-2009, 08:57 AM
 
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How can you tell by looking at a snake if it will kill you when it bites?

(no ... that's not an opening line for a joke ... I really want to know)
ummm....do some research.....there have been numerous sites posted on here that show what snakes live in the Carolinas. There's pictures on those sites and great description. Education is the way. Kind of obvious.
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Old 03-11-2009, 08:59 AM
 
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Oh no, apparently you haven't heard! The ummm deadly disease carried by the... Nope, I've decided that you've been through way too much recently. I'll just hope for the best that a male doesn't come in contact with you. And if one does...that you will recover (which is rare) from its disastrous effects on your (no, I'm not even going to go there because you may go off the deep end.) See how nice I am!
Kootr,

You're killing me!
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Old 03-11-2009, 09:43 AM
 
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You're killing me!
I'm killing myself! I almost fell out of my chair I was laughing so hard...
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Old 03-11-2009, 09:47 AM
 
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I'm killing myself! I almost fell out of my chair I was laughing so hard...
What was in your coffee this morning? i think I want some! LOL
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Old 03-11-2009, 06:43 PM
 
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Just do what I did to the bug I saw...put a glass over it,go to bed,and put a sticky a note on it that says: Big bug under here!

My husb. was laughing so hard he couldn't get the bug for awhile!
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