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#1 A.B. Normal

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Posted 10 April 2006 - 06:02 PM

:wave:

It's that time again, apparently.

Other than never having anything liquid in your home (even my dog's water bowl attracts them), anyone have any suggestions as to how to deal with this?
There's just too much time to kill between all my mistakes.

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Posted 10 April 2006 - 06:13 PM

This might help. I hear it goes well with french absinthe if you get hungry.

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Posted 10 April 2006 - 06:36 PM

I think I just drank one.

A fruit fly, not a frog.
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Posted 10 April 2006 - 06:54 PM

Try the Czeckerland fire thing, maybe it 'll scare 'em off.




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Posted 11 April 2006 - 05:36 AM

Keep your drains covered, they breed there.
Don't let them eat.
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Posted 11 April 2006 - 05:58 AM

keep taz out of your house. i bet he started the infestation.
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Posted 11 April 2006 - 06:29 AM

My friend once had a vinegar mother in his house,
he burnt the house down to get rid of it but
it was worth it.
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Posted 11 April 2006 - 06:38 AM

Whatever you do, don't let them drink.
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Posted 11 April 2006 - 08:03 AM

I have no idea what a vinegar mother is, but it sounds disturbing.
There's just too much time to kill between all my mistakes.

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Posted 11 April 2006 - 08:10 AM

It's like a sourdough starter.

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Posted 11 April 2006 - 08:24 AM

Did his house taste burnt™?
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Posted 11 April 2006 - 09:36 AM

it sounds disturbing.


I am told it's a spore and once your house has it you can't make beer, it makes a mushroom-like mass that smothers the beer and turns it to vinegar..
It is said: "The only way to get rid of a vinegar mother is to burn your house down, and it's worth it"
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Posted 11 April 2006 - 09:40 AM

Heheh
Speaking of spore,
when a deer sits down in the woods she leaves an invisible eliptical mark on the ground,
it drives dogs mad and
hunters call it spore.
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Posted 11 April 2006 - 09:47 AM

Like when a Pope xits in the woods.
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Posted 11 April 2006 - 10:32 AM

...when a deer sits down in the woods she leaves an invisible eliptical mark on the ground...

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Posted 11 April 2006 - 01:34 PM

Djirk, do you realize that your "friend" with the burnt™ house is a pussy? Acetobacter and wild yeasts can smell fear. You have to slap that xit around so it will respect you...
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Posted 11 April 2006 - 02:48 PM

It's that time again, apparently.


Again?

Revelation 6:8:

I looked, and there before me was a pale horse! Its rider was named Death, and Hades was following close behind him. They were given power over a fourth of the earth to kill by sword, famine and plague, and by the wild beasts of the earth.


Plague? Check.

Wild beasts of the earth? Check.

Remember, that's the *Fourth* (and last!) Horseman of the Apocalypse.

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Posted 11 April 2006 - 05:21 PM

Djirk, do you realize that your "friend" with the burnt™ house is a pussy? Acetobacter and wild yeasts can smell fear. You have to slap that xit around so it will respect you...

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Posted 12 April 2006 - 04:46 AM

He deserved it,
he used to feed his beer bits of hamburger.
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Posted 12 April 2006 - 08:26 AM

And back to the topic at hand, I feed fruit flies to my beer (really!)...
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Posted 13 April 2006 - 02:16 PM

...

There's sometimes a buggy.

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Posted 13 April 2006 - 02:29 PM

Who the fuck is Rimbo?
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Posted 13 April 2006 - 06:29 PM

The sticky fly tapes do reasonably well. I have to hang two in the garage, er brewery, during the spring thorugh fall. Even so they congregate around air locks on fermenters.

They are really attracted by ripe bananas and other fruit. (Gee, fruit flys attracted to fruit?). Don't set any out where they can smell it. Dry air seems to do them in. Crank up the AC.
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Posted 14 April 2006 - 09:43 AM

AC??? In a Seattle home? I have never known anyone to have AC in their home.
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Posted 14 April 2006 - 10:54 AM

What about de-humidifiers?
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Posted 14 April 2006 - 10:55 AM

or in Allentown for that matter.
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Posted 14 April 2006 - 11:06 AM

Not really. Doesn't get that humid, cept when it rains and when that happens it's usually kinda cold out.
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Posted 14 April 2006 - 12:24 PM

I have AC in my home. Hugh G. ASS windows and afternoon sun (when it's here, in the summertime) doth a hot sweltering geek make.

I didn't pay for the AC, mind you...
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Posted 14 April 2006 - 12:27 PM

I have a Hugh G. ASS fan. It gets the job done.
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Posted 14 April 2006 - 01:10 PM

I have a Hugh G. ASS central air unit.
It's the fucking desert here and my house faces west.
I also have a Hugh G. ASS fan.
With the two working together, it's almost cool in my house.
There's just too much time to kill between all my mistakes.

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Posted 14 April 2006 - 02:12 PM

Vegas is an oven. It can be fun but always remember --


if the power goes out everyone dies!
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Posted 14 April 2006 - 02:19 PM

Last time my AC went out at my house,
it was July, 115 degrees, 2 am,
and I woke up in a puddle of my own sweat to the sound of the pug wheezing.

We took a quick cold shower and then I brought him with me to my office where we spent a lovely day together. He was happy to get to pee on all new trees and be fawned over by lots of new people.
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Posted 14 April 2006 - 02:32 PM

Everything in this city has to have AC, if the heat doesn't get you, the humidity will.

I have central air, and window units stored for emergencies.
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Posted 14 April 2006 - 02:43 PM

Same here in the summer though it is survivable without AC -- barely and in a truly miserable way.
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Posted 14 April 2006 - 07:04 PM

Small cup or bowl with apple cider (inch deep) & a drop of liquid dishwashing soap. The little buggers get stuck in it & DIE.
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Posted 14 April 2006 - 07:52 PM

I'll try that.
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Posted 14 May 2018 - 07:32 AM

It's like a sourdough starter.

120-year-old sourdough starter

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Posted 14 May 2018 - 05:20 PM

Christensen knows the starter travelled (sic) with her great-grandfather around 1897

 

She doesn't know this; she believes this.  She probably wasn't actually there ....

 

But good that it traveled with the old man and didn't stay home like some disobedient scoby.


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Posted 15 May 2018 - 12:52 AM

I know my starter's more'n

five years old.

 

Although I don't remember

exactly how much more'n.


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Posted 15 May 2018 - 12:52 AM

I miss making my sons

sourdough waffles for breakfast.


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Posted 15 May 2018 - 12:55 AM

Abra cadabra

 

You're a sourdough waffle

 

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