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Posted: Sep 17, 2009 6:18 pm
 
I say they are. In fact I can't think of anything I hate more than fire ants.

Anyone got a home remedy? I've got about 4 fresh stings.
Posted: Sep 17, 2009 6:19 pm
 
What about the mosquitoes that give you AIDS?
Posted: Sep 17, 2009 6:25 pm
 
the peepee-up-swimming amazonian fish don't sound like much fun, either.

so far managed to avoid 'em. Ha!
Posted: Sep 17, 2009 6:55 pm
 
wet tabacco.
Posted: Sep 17, 2009 6:55 pm
 
Anyone got a home remedy?

Baking soda/water paste is soothing and will draw out poison...OR, better yet, a teaspoon of Adolf's meat tenderizer with a drop each of Vit E oil and pure cocoa butter mixed in to a make a thick paste will do the same and heal stings much quicker. Works for any insect/bee sting, and cold sores too!
Da truf!

One foot snakes still suck it!
Posted: Sep 17, 2009 7:21 pm
 
Posted: Sep 17, 2009 7:22 pm
 
Posted: Sep 17, 2009 7:23 pm
 
Posted: Sep 17, 2009 9:26 pm
 
wet tabacco.

Windy had me put that on a bee string once. I thought she made it up. Hmm.
Posted: Sep 17, 2009 11:12 pm
 
Some weirdo down the street told me to eat 1.5 cigarettes to cope with internal parasites.
Posted: Sep 17, 2009 11:12 pm
 
The weirdest part was the extra half a cigarette.
Posted: Sep 17, 2009 11:35 pm
 
Windy had me put that on a bee string once
for years when i was a kid i believed my aunt had a pack of cigarettes in her car "just for bee stings".
Posted: Sep 18, 2009 2:01 am
 
the peepee-up-swimming amazonian
HAHHAAA!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! i am dead!!
Posted: Sep 18, 2009 7:43 am
 
isoprpl alcohol..my granfather had a genious way of getting rid of ants caterpillers etc..he'd dump a gallon of gas on the fkrs and wooooof no more ants..remembr the time he almost set his whole pecan tree on fire trying to get rid of silkworms.
Posted: Sep 18, 2009 8:00 am
 
i have tried pretty much everything over the years. the only thing that works is to set the mound on fire. it works, and it's fun, too!
Posted: Sep 18, 2009 9:38 am
 
and set your leg on fire if you get bitten?

that DOES sound like fun! Hot Leg!
Posted: Sep 18, 2009 10:25 am
 
I hate skunks.
Posted: Sep 18, 2009 10:28 am
 
I hate skunks.


talk to james about it
Posted: Sep 18, 2009 1:09 pm
 
Use diesel to burn out your fire ants. Let it soak all the way down into the colony. Then light it up. It doesn't explode. Nice slow burn.
Posted: Sep 18, 2009 3:40 pm
 
In fact I can't think of anything I hate more than fire ants.

CHIGGERS!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Posted: Sep 18, 2009 4:57 pm
 
Nice slow burn

C'mon Scott! With that ivy green topic out there it should be Real Slow Burn. C'mon man. you're slippin.
Posted: Sep 18, 2009 4:59 pm
 
CHIGGERS!!!!!!!!!!!!!
the one upshot of living in the desert.
Posted: Sep 20, 2009 2:32 pm
 
Anyone got a home remedy?

I don't know about fire ants, but if you pour raw grits on a regular ant hill, they feed it to the queen, queen drinks water, grits expand, ant pops like over-blown balloon. No queen, no hill. Takes about a week. Same concept as throwing rice at weddings being a bird killer.

I've used the wet tobacco trick for yellow jacket stings, when I had a landscaping job. That shit does the trick.
Posted: Sep 21, 2009 12:11 pm
 
Bullet ants are worse!! but they dont exist round here. You tube it..you'll see what I mean.
Posted: Sep 21, 2009 3:51 pm
 
Diluted bleach solution on the bites will break down the poison before it sets in. Gotta do it in the first 10 or 15 minutes though.

Boiling water on the mound will kill em. Follow with poison granules around the area to prevent new mounds.
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