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Old 10-25-21, 11:46 PM
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A roach just tried to climb into my ear!!!

There I was, laying in bed, minding my own business, letting the melatonin kick in while watching You, when something jumps into my ear. I jump and whack it away then I feel it in my hand and I shake off my body while jumping out of the bed. I run to my husband and tell him a bug just tried to jump in my ear and he comes to the bedroom and finally finds a cockroach squirreling off on the floor. He released it into the wild instead of killing it.

I still feel little bugs all over my body.
Old 10-25-21, 11:55 PM
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Well... how many bugs have every one of us "eaten" while asleep? Or, so the urban legend goes. Icky, yucky stuff. Bugs stuck in ears is a serious business (infection, hearing loss, the 'yuck' factor, and the whole ghastly catalogue of horrors and sequelae). I hope it never happens to you, me, nor anyone else in this fine forum.
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Since the pandemic I've been stripping in my garage and leaving my pants there when I reuse them. A couple days ago I feel something crawling up my leg, which I occasionally feel but must be something else, I definitely feel like I smashed something against my leg when I slapped that spot. I shake my pants leg like crazy driving 80 down the highway. When I get to work sure enough I see a dead spider on the floor board.
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I still feel little bugs all over my body.


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Wow! AARJTTCIMET!
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This forum has gone to shit. Back in the day, TEK would have let it burrow in there for a few years, giving us regular updates on its activities.
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They're coming for us. It's probably for the best. Have you seen the human species lately?
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Wow! AARJTTCIMET!
I lol'd.

But I have no idea what it stands for.

Deb should not move to Florida.
Old 10-26-21, 01:40 PM
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I lol'd.

But I have no idea what it stands for.

Deb should not move to Florida.
Another A Roach Just Tried To Climb Into My Ear Thread.

Fun fact, I lived in Miami and Gainesville for 11 years.
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Another A Roach Just Tried To Climb Into My Ear Thread.

Fun fact, I lived in Miami and Gainesville for 11 years.
Maybe they miss you.
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Ages ago, when I worked in the Seychelles, one of my first comments was "fuck! cockroaches can fly???".

"Most species of cockroaches in Canada have wings but are not capable of sustained, powered flight."
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House centipedes started to appear in California within the past decade. When I first saw them in my house, it was terrifying
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Maybe they miss you.
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Just the though of something like that makes my skin crawl.
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Outside of seeing them in aquariums as food or in a bug exhibit at the zoo or something, I donít think Iíve ever seen a cockroach in real life. Iíve certainly never had them in any of the houses Iíve lived in. I just assume they donít live in Colorado.

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I knew what they were, but didn't see any until I was in my 20's, moved across the country and got my first apartment on my own. Being young and naive, I had no idea I had rented a s---hole apartment in a s---hole neighborhood. I went into the kitchen late at night night to get a drink, turned on the light, and BAM!, a whole bunch scattered. Scared the piss out of me.
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BTW I don't feel the empathy Men don't get what a traumatic experience that was. My husband was all like There the roach was, minding its own business, flying around, when BAM an ear appears out of nowhere.
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I wonder what the roach wanted to whisper in your ear.
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Do roaches have scouts? Every ten years or so I'll see one roach, just the one, no more. Usually you have one, you have a zillion. Maybe he was an advance scout looking for a dirty house for his buddies to invade. Maybe he was in a package I received.
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We just had the whole house replumbed and there's tons of holes everywhere while we get a drywall person. I've only seen the one.
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Looks like your home camera system caught the whole harrowing incident. You should ask your husband what took him so long to come to your aid; what was he doing with that other dude?

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You guys deliver
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Re: A roach just tried to climb into my ear!!!

Was that a fire-breathing cockroach?



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Ages ago, when I worked in the Seychelles, one of my first comments was "fuck! cockroaches can fly???". ]
Hell, I learned that from the outstanding movies BUG (1974) and THE NEST (1988)! Highly, highly recommended as fantastic cockroch movies.
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