A Conversation for Cockroaches

Attack of the thousand legged "cockroach' sandwich!!

Post 61

Gwennie

Oh, they're wings - I thought you may appreciate them.... smiley - smiley I thought you may need this *produces book on how to fly in ten easy lessons* It's a tad tatty at the edges, and there may be some pages missing. (I believe the previous owner gave up and started to make paper darts out of the book.....) smiley - smiley


Attack of the thousand legged "cockroach' sandwich!!

Post 62

Kumabear


*Thumbs through book*

Seems a bit complicated, I'll read it later.

*Tosses book on pile of half read Terry Pratchett books.*smiley - smiley


Attack of the thousand legged "cockroach' sandwich!!

Post 63

Gwennie

*Glances across at the half read Terry Pratchett books....*

You should try what I do.... cheat and listen to the audio versions available on cassette ...... They're dead good!! smiley - smiley Nigel Planer (Neil from "The Young Ones") reads some of 'em... smiley - smiley


Attack of the thousand legged "cockroach' sandwich!!

Post 64

Kumabear


I'm afraid i don't know who that is. I will look around for them though.smiley - smiley


Attack of the thousand legged "cockroach' sandwich!!

Post 65

Gwennie

Hmmm... Am I to assume you're not British as you've never heard of "The Young Ones"? Oh, dear - you've missed a classic t.v. series... Do try the tapes though - I think Isis published them.


Attack of the thousand legged "cockroach' sandwich!!

Post 66

Kumabear


The only British shows we seem to get are "Are You Being Served and Keeping Up Appearances". We had Red Dwarf for a while but someone decided to take it off the air.;-( We have Lexx now though.


Attack of the thousand legged "cockroach' sandwich!!

Post 67

Gwennie

Lexx - ooooh! I could wax lyrical about it and frequent the various Lexx fan sites .... It's a Canadian/German production by the way... It's really funny... I've been known to drool profusely over Kai...

In fact *smirk* I'll be watching the 2nd episode of series 3 in about 2 hour's time.... smiley - smileysmiley - smileysmiley - smiley


Attack of the thousand legged "cockroach' sandwich!!

Post 68

Kumabear


I didn't know where it was made. It's totally tasteless....My kind of t.v..


Attack of the thousand legged "cockroach' sandwich!!

Post 69

Gwennie

Try out www.lexx.com which is the main fan site where I'm registered as "Q" (yes, I like Star Trek too....). There are links to lots of other sites floating around, so do check those out. Sad Geezer's Guide to Lexx (he does ones to Red Dwarf and Hitch Hiker's Guide too) are really fun. The chat room at the main site is always friendly and not too crowded (it's java by the way...) but watch out for spoilers as the majority of users have started to watch series 3....
smiley - smiley


Attack of the thousand legged "cockroach' sandwich!!

Post 70

Kumabear


I just registered there as "KUMABEAR". I try to stick with the bear theme whenever possible. Maybe we'll cross paths in real-time.


Attack of the thousand legged "cockroach' sandwich!!

Post 71

Lonnytunes - Winter Is Here

Sad to hear of the demise of the actor who played Q in the James Bond films. Only M, O, and P left.


Attack of the thousand legged "cockroach' sandwich!!

Post 72

Kumabear


It is sad. I liked the old coot. But now we'll ,most likely, see John Cleese taking up the business of device making.


Attack of the thousand legged "cockroach' sandwich!!

Post 73

Lonnytunes - Winter Is Here

Or maybe O will be promoted to Q. O must be frustrated after spending all these years only being allowed to half-kill people, unlike the OOs who could kill, maim and destroy however they wished.

P, who runs the parking lot and warehouse, may apply for the job. He does have the skill of driving Qs inventive, dangerous, vehicles and storing the other devices.


Attack of the thousand legged "cockroach' sandwich!!

Post 74

Gwennie

Yes, I was really sad to hear the old Q had died... smiley - sadface

But what a brilliant thought of John Cleese filling his boots! smiley - smiley

I'll keep an eye out for you on the Lexx site BB. Have fun! Do try out some of the links to other fan sites - there are some good freebie downloads available of Lexx themes, etc. Also a lot of fan fiction to peruse...


A Chemical That Kills 'Em

Post 75

extremeiceman04

This brake cleaner you refer to, is it the brakleen kind, or the stuff 3m sells that is so volatile that it evaporates before it can drip off of whatever you sprayed it on?


A warning

Post 76

edion0

I live in Texas (Orange, to be exact) and have had to go head to head with two of these guys lately (though not at the same time). The first taught me that a thorough smash and pliers to the head don't kill them. The second, smaller only by about 1/8 inch, I dealt with more swiftly than the first: it landed on the carpet, my fist came down. Instant death. Just had to wash my hand (not that there was anything visible on it).

What's bad about where I live is that we have the big ones (though they're better known as Wood Roaches here) like I killed and the smaller, non-flying ones.


For fun with a roach, take a pin, stick it to the wall, and leave to rot. Then display it with all the others you've killed as war trophies.

@Gwenie: What have they done to us? Let's see...eat our food, spread diseases, destroy our houses and homes...I can go on. I'll send you a plane ticket to come see some of them if you wish...


A Chemical That Kills 'Em

Post 77

iainthetroll

What actually works on cockroaches; Mix washungup liquid one tablespoon to one half pint of water, pour into a spray bottle. when cockroaches (or other insect/arachnid pests are sprayed liberally, they suffocate!

In reference to brake cleaner used on bugs; A friend of mine who is very afraid of spiders happened to see a LARGE furry one at work here in Arizona, so he sprayed it with carbuerator cleaner. The spider turned out to be female and had lord-knows-how-many off spring cling to it's body... suddenly, the offspring were roaring around the floor and up this poor fellow's leg!!! talk about a fast dance.


A Chemical That Kills 'Em

Post 78

FordsTowel

It sounds as if many in this group would appreciate my entry:
A4557404 A Mercifully Brief Introduction to Disgusting Insects and Insect Disorders smiley - ok

smiley - towel


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