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    why do flies keep coming in my apartment?

    when i got home today i found a roach in my kitchen (i usually get one every few months, this is the second in two months!), and flies, everywhere! i've killed about 20 in the past few hours. everytime i sit down for a while then get back up i notice a few more flying around. why? there's nothing in here to attract them.

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    Are you perhaps dead?

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    They laid eggs in you place.

    Every passing minute is another chance to turn it all around.

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    I have always heard that you catch more flies with honey than you do with vinegar...

    Maybe you have too much honey and not enough vinegar???
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    do your dishes more often!

    and fly paper is amazing....

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    Quote Originally Posted by SwimBike View Post
    do your dishes more often!

    and fly paper is amazing....
    unless your an owl...then it sucks.

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    Probably fruit, house, or maybe cluster flies.

    You get rid of fruit and house flies by taking away their food. You get rid of cluster flies by moving to a new house.

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    Probably your neighbors had their house/appt treated and the bugs migrated to yours in force. A fogger usually takes care of the problem pretty well. I have a small baby so a can't use those tho.

    I've found the bug-light-zappers to be ineffective. The bug tape is also inefficient AND very nasty. Bugs hang around places with water. Even if you clean everything, they will concentrate in the bathroom and kitchen. Covering the drains on the kitchen sinks force them to the bathrooms. Then you can fog those.

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    Maybe your place stinks or something.
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    try cleaning up the feces. sometimes that helps.

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    EEEK - you live in Amityville!

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    Are you perhaps dead?
    You would know wouldn't you...

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    Save them for Tude

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    Stop storing dead babies in your closet.
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    Quote Originally Posted by UnsafeAlpine View Post
    Save them for Tude
    Flies are so misunderstood.

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    Clean out the dead hookers.
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    TIme for a major cleaning of the premises. If the flies persist you have a possesed premises and need an exorcist.
    Go raibh an chóir ghaoithe i gcónaí liom!

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    The scratch and sniff dead salmon wall paper probably does as much as the fecal matter carpet in attracting the flies.
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    that's the thing. there was no food out or anything.

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    Might be a dead mouse under the fridge, washer, dryer, etc. What we see and what flies sense is very different I think. Tude can probably explain this better.
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    Quote Originally Posted by colorider View Post
    Phobias are for irrational fears. Fear of junk ripping badgers is perfectly rational. Those things are nasty.

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    Urinate on the flies. It will scare the other flies away. No foolin'! Try it and report back!

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    Chopsticks....catch them with the chopsticks. But only catch them by their wings. When the others see this, they will think you are a Ninja will get out of your apartment.

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    have you tried closing the door?
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    Quote Originally Posted by goldfishin View Post
    that's the thing. there was no food out or anything.
    Like I said. There's something stanky in there. Doesn't have to be food. Or dead bodies. Come on, THINK, dammit! DUH!!!
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    One fly entered your house laid eggs, made babies. It makes sense. . .

    Every passing minute is another chance to turn it all around.

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