101 uses for cockroaches

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Post: #192235 the.fee.fairy
Sun Apr 04, 2010 2:55 pm

17. Kill the leader and leave the body there as a warning to the rest.
18. Ant food (what the bodies become after a couple of days)
19. Stick a camera on them and send them in as spies
20. Use them as moving target practice for anything that you wish to throw
21. Use them as a 'boy caller'...that's what they are here - i shout cockroach and the boys are in here with squishing instruments on roach hunts within minutes!
22. Use them to get high from insecticide (no, actually, don't do this, it takes an amazing amount of insecticide to even stun the things...you're more likely to end up unconscious before they do...)
23. Use them as flamethrower practice at 3am when everyone else is asleep and there's one in the bathroom watching you pee.
24. Watch where they like to go and then take it as a marker that that bit of your home needs cleaning.
25. Use them as kitchen cleaners...the smallest scraps will disappear and then you can bleach like crazy!

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Re: 101 uses for cockroaches

Post: #192255 Thomzo
Sun Apr 04, 2010 9:25 pm

the.fee.fairy wrote:21. Use them as a 'boy caller'...that's what they are here - i shout cockroach and the boys are in here with squishing instruments on roach hunts within minutes!


Didn't work here. Was shouting for all I was worth and even the cat didn't move (although there weren't any actual cockroaches it was just a bluff).

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Re: 101 uses for cockroaches

Post: #192266 Carltonian Man
Mon Apr 05, 2010 6:52 am

26. Make a cardboard model of tortoise and super-glue it to the back of a cockroach. Let it roam around the house and tell every one you have pet tortoise.

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Post: #192297 the.fee.fairy
Mon Apr 05, 2010 12:44 pm

Carltonian Man wrote:26. Make a cardboard model of tortoise and super-glue it to the back of a cockroach. Let it roam around the house and tell every one you have pet tortoise.



ooh that one almost has me looking forward to roach season!!

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Mon Jan 24, 2011 4:44 pm

the.fee.fairy wrote:
Carltonian Man wrote:26. Make a cardboard model of tortoise and super-glue it to the back of a cockroach. Let it roam around the house and tell every one you have pet tortoise.



ooh that one almost has me looking forward to roach season!!



"Why is your tortoise crawling up the wall?"

''Uhm....?"

... :lol:
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Post: #221873 jim
Tue Jan 25, 2011 8:16 am

27. Dress them in a suit and let them stand for Parliament ...... What do you mean? 600 odd have already done that ....... No one ever told me .... Are you sure? Did they get in? .....They did? You're kidding! (And I thought I was just being silly.)

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Post: #221927 scrap
Tue Jan 25, 2011 4:15 pm

"Did I just see a Minister crawling up the wall...?''
''I'm riding a pig and trashing things,I dunno what else I'm supposed to do here.''
(My wife, while playing Lego pirates of the carribean.)

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Re: 101 uses for cockroaches

Post: #221948 MuddyWitch
Tue Jan 25, 2011 7:20 pm

Don't they crawl up other places?... :lol:

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Post: #221965 scrap
Tue Jan 25, 2011 10:12 pm

They crawl everywhere,except in the right direction. :roll:
''I'm riding a pig and trashing things,I dunno what else I'm supposed to do here.''
(My wife, while playing Lego pirates of the carribean.)

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Re: 101 uses for cockroaches

Post: #231762 mrsflibble
Thu May 12, 2011 11:57 am

collect a load, stir into cookie dough and before baking, press a couple of raisins into each cookie.

give to your ex husband's new wife as a peace offering. she will think the crunchy bits are overcooked raisins.
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