Scientist seeks way to make mosquitoes pee themselves to death
Posted: 22 September 2005 05:25 AM   [ Ignore ]
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http://www.azcentral.com/offbeat/articles/0921mosquito-ON.html

big surprise

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Posted: 22 September 2005 05:45 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 1 ]
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Thats fascinating. What a way to go though eh? Bloatedness, leading to panic leading to relief, leading to dehydration then panic. Oh god, imagine realising midstream that you werent going to be able to stop and that you were going to die by uncontrollable urination. Rough. Kinda makes you hope for their sake that mosquitoes arent cognisant. ALTHOUGH if they are - it means they know what they are doing when they bite in which case…screw them! DIE EVIL GNATS DIE!

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Posted: 22 September 2005 05:46 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 2 ]
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LOL
Kind of unpleasant, eh?

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Posted: 22 September 2005 06:11 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 3 ]
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Horribly so!

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Posted: 22 September 2005 10:14 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 4 ]
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You know: we have a saying in Dutch, which goes something like:

“said the Mosquito: ‘all little bits matter’, and he peed into the sea….”

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Posted: 22 September 2005 12:09 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 5 ]
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...Well, the scientists also created lovebugs to help take care of the mosquito population, and those turned out to be a plague!  Idiots.

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Posted: 22 September 2005 07:12 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 6 ]
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Maegan - 22 September 2005 04:09 PM

...Well, the scientists also created lovebugs to help take care of the mosquito population, and those turned out to be a plague!  Idiots.

.....and that’s an urban myth…..see Snopes....

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Posted: 25 September 2005 10:19 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 7 ]
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LaMa - 22 September 2005 11:12 PM
Maegan - 22 September 2005 04:09 PM

...Well, the scientists also created lovebugs to help take care of the mosquito population, and those turned out to be a plague!  Idiots.

.....and that’s an urban myth…..see Snopes....

  All the stuff I’ve read on snopes and I MISSED that one??  Sheesh.  red face

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