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    There's something wicked under my front porch...

    Anybody else having skunk trouble? I swear, this stinkin' animal is driving me crazy. It sprays every night, makes my whole house smell. You'd think they'd hibernate, or go south for the winter, or something. But no! Why sleep, when you can make the neighborhood reek instead?

    Anybody know how to make my skunk move out?

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    Play C-SPAN audio at 90 dB, 24/7 - That or NPR pledge breaks. It would make me leave pretty quickly.
    The search for inner peace continues...

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    In the words of the best-advice-money-can-buy take-control-of-a-situation wise-beyond-his-years figure I have for a father: Just shoot the dam thing! :]

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    Wait for it to come out and get it in the head with a shovel. If you shoot it you might blow up it's stink sack. Damn the things you learn down south.

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    Well, let's see. I don't have a gun, so shooting it is out of the question. Any stores around here that sell fox urine, are likely closed at this hour. So, that leaves the shovel to the head. And whaddya know, I just happen to have 2 or 3 shovels.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Namenda
    Well, let's see. I don't have a gun, so shooting it is out of the question. Any stores around here that sell fox urine, are likely closed at this hour. So, that leaves the shovel to the head. And whaddya know, I just happen to have 2 or 3 shovels.
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    I had a female skunk living under my porch for a few weeks. We never bothered each other and she never sprayed or smelled. When I was outside, she would look as if to acknowledge me as she arrived or left. After she gave birth to a litter, she carried each one of them in turn across the road and set up housekeeping in a small culvert. She carried them the same way a cat carries her kittens.

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    I say purchase this full auto airsoft gun and drive it out! or this bad boy airsoft tank and manuveur it under your porch

    but its bad to shoot animals=O

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    This means war!
    One can of beans for breakfast with a couple of hardboiled eggs should do the trick.

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    Or smoke it out with a homemade household smoke bomb perhaps.

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    It's not only bad to shoot animals, it's wrong and evil. I'd never ever do it just for sport. Poor little thing, it's not its fault that it smells like rotten eggs.

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    I hate when people hunt animals >.<. i was at my friends house once and he loves guns so of course i be nice and watch his hunting video and yikes talk about gory:O

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    Quote Originally Posted by EJ123
    I hate when people hunt animals >.<. i was at my friends house once and he loves guns so of course i be nice and watch his hunting video and yikes talk about gory:O
    I hope you are not a meat vegatanarian,just to back up your statement...
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    Time to hire this guy...

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    Quote Originally Posted by sngltrackdufus
    I hope you are not a meat eater,just to back up your statement...
    It's a little different I think when you hunt animals for sport or just for the heck of it..

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    Quote Originally Posted by peregrine
    It's a little different I think when you hunt animals for sport or just for the heck of it..
    Sport?? To me that's not a sport. A sport involves something fighting back.

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    It is a "sport" in respect to the likes of bow hunting (Deer), especially after firearms come into play.

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    This would be the proper tool for the task at hand.....
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    Quote Originally Posted by peregrine
    It's a little different I think when you hunt animals for sport or just for the heck of it..
    Oh yeah, just to be killing things with no REAL bonafide reason is simply ridicurous.
    Example: Slaughtering sharks just for their fins...... < that's not a kosher reason.
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    Quote Originally Posted by sngltrackdufus
    Oh yeah, just to be killing things with no REAL bonafide reason is simply ridicurous.
    Example: Slaughtering sharks just for their fins...... < that's not a kosher reason.
    Why don't you hire a private animal control company?They'll trap and relocate it to a "safer" enviorment.You could also bait it with poison and then you'll have to put up with the odor or decaying skunk for a while, and have material for another post

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    Trap.

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    Don't, whatever you do, don't poison it! My father did that once to a skunk that was living under our house. You think regular skunk spray smells bad, wait 'til you get a whiff of dying skunk spray. We had to leave for about a week. Nasty.

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    Quote Originally Posted by rthomse
    Why don't you hire a private animal control company?They'll trap and relocate it to a "safer" enviorment.You could also bait it with poison and then you'll have to put up with the odor or decaying skunk for a while, and have material for another post
    It's not me with the "problem". I would simply shoot it & throw it in the neighbors yard....lol
    We had Possum & rat problem here. I pretty much cut down the possum population too nil & put a big dent in the Rat population.

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    We had the same problem. We just threw mothballs down into the hole. The skunk found a new place to live. But you're replacing one stink for another.

    This also worked for keeping the a-hole neighbor's free-range dogs from pissing in and tearing up our front garden.

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