101 uses for cockroaches

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101 uses for cockroaches

Post: #188472 Russian Doll
Sat Feb 27, 2010 9:33 am

they must have some uses in life so think away
1. capture and train them to perform in a flea circus

2.hide them in your hubbys slippers when hes annoyed you

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Post: #188486 crowsashes
Sat Feb 27, 2010 12:49 pm

3. eat them, :shock: supposedly they are a cure for indigestion

4. scare children/squeamish adults

5. stamp on them for that satisfying 'crunch'

6 . race them !!

7. keep the giant ones like pets ( i held one they are actually really cool !! )

8. use them to take over the world!!!

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Post: #188487 Millymollymandy
Sat Feb 27, 2010 1:03 pm

9. Make some gruesome modern art with their dead bodies. In the style of the things that Tracy Emin and her ilk make. :lol:

10. Learn to speak their language and learn from them how to survive after a nuclear bomb has hit. :iconbiggrin:
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Post: #188488 Millymollymandy
Sat Feb 27, 2010 1:05 pm

crowsashes wrote:7. keep the giant ones like pets ( i held one they are actually really cool !! )

God you're brave!

11. Give several large live ones to Bridezillas for wedding presents. Preferably as a surprise gift by letting them loose in Bridezilla's house. :lol:
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Post: #188499 crowsashes
Sat Feb 27, 2010 2:19 pm

nope its mushrooms, shes afraid of mushrooms!!!

12 train them for MI5 and send them round the world to spy.

13 train them as assassins , death by roach :?

14 there are so many of them we could use them as a new form of communication tele-roach!

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Post: #188512 Millymollymandy
Sat Feb 27, 2010 5:36 pm

Now you're just being silly, you obviously haven't got over the wedding yet :mrgreen: and how can anyone be afraid of a mushroom? :shock: :scratch: What's it gonna do to you? :dontknow: :lol:
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Post: #188523 crowsashes
Sat Feb 27, 2010 7:03 pm

Millymollymandy wrote:Now you're just being silly, you obviously haven't got over the wedding yet :mrgreen: and how can anyone be afraid of a mushroom? :shock: :scratch: What's it gonna do to you? :dontknow: :lol:


i have no idea what a mushroom will do to you :lol: all i know is i brought some they fell out of my bag at her house and she freaked! and i mean really freaked and she made me put the bag with the mushrooms in outside her flat!!

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Post: #188524 Milims
Sat Feb 27, 2010 7:08 pm

Millymollymandy wrote:Now you're just being silly, you obviously haven't got over the wedding yet :mrgreen: and how can anyone be afraid of a mushroom? :shock: :scratch: What's it gonna do to you? :dontknow: :lol:


I have a friend who is terrified of cheese! Once when he was camping someone put some at his tent flap and he refused to come out! So much for being a big hairy biker!:dontknow: :scratch: :lol:
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Re: 101 uses for cockroaches

Post: #188572 Millymollymandy
Sun Feb 28, 2010 6:52 am

I've just googled Mycophobia and your sister is not alone! I've never heard of that one before. :shock: And a cheese phobia is called Turophobia. :shock: Could understand that with some of the ponky cheeses that exist, I don't wanna be in the same room as them either. :mrgreen:
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Post: #188578 Mal
Sun Feb 28, 2010 9:29 am

15. Make a roach brooch. No, seriously - people stick jewels on live cockroaches and then wear them. If that doesn't tell you everything you need to know about the world, I don't know what does.
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Re: 101 uses for cockroaches

Post: #188598 Millymollymandy
Sun Feb 28, 2010 1:19 pm

I had heard of that, and that's the only thing that makes me feel sorry for cockroaches.
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Re: 101 uses for cockroaches

Post: #188726 Minnesota
Mon Mar 01, 2010 5:55 pm

I'm really bummed out. :(
we don't have cockroaches in Minnesota. :scratch:
If we did... :)

16. I'd train 'em to shovel snow

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Post: #188727 oneof5
Mon Mar 01, 2010 6:04 pm

Minnesota,

Be glad you don't have them. Have you never been to Florida? You wouldn't be bummed then! I lived there and had someone spray on a monthly basis and never got rid of them. I could hear them in the middle of the night running up the cabinet doors. We would be watching tv at night and the females would fly into the room, attracted to the light. Palmetto bugs are WORSE!!!!

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Re: 101 uses for cockroaches

Post: #192162 anarchistinslippers
Sat Apr 03, 2010 5:07 pm

The story goes that when I was born a cockroach skuttled out from under the bed, across the floor, only to swiftly be introduced to the pointy bit of the nurse's stiletto. Sufficed to say the hospital closed less than a year later! :lol:
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Re: 101 uses for cockroaches

Post: #192194 Millymollymandy
Sun Apr 04, 2010 6:07 am

anarchistinslippers wrote:The story goes that when I was born a cockroach skuttled out from under the bed, across the floor, only to swiftly be introduced to the pointy bit of the nurse's stiletto. Sufficed to say the hospital closed less than a year later! :lol:

I'm not surprised, allowing nurses to wear stilleto heels, whatever next? :shock: :lol: :lol: :lol:
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