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Don't let your bike sit too long!

Old 08-05-06, 09:31 PM
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Don't let your bike sit too long!

Or it'll end up like these fine specimens: http://user.it.uu.se/~svens/larverna/normal.html

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Old 08-05-06, 09:33 PM
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Mmmm... I'm hungry
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Old 08-05-06, 09:39 PM
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Old 08-05-06, 09:42 PM
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Now they don't need to carry any PowerBars...
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That's really cool and my kids loved it! Of course, it was driving me crazy not knowing what it said, so I had to google and figure out that the language was Swedish.

Day that caterpillar arrived at Flogsta
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Old 08-05-06, 10:16 PM
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Looks like a bike that Stephen King would like to own.
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Old 08-05-06, 10:25 PM
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And WTF are those? magus? didn't see no corpse there...
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Old 08-05-06, 10:30 PM
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I think that'd work better than a Kryptonite New York lock.
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Originally Posted by Brandy
That's really cool and my kids loved it! Of course, it was driving me crazy not knowing what it said, so I had to google and figure out that the language was Swedish.

Day that caterpillar arrived at Flogsta

An ex-girlfriend of mine is swedish; She taught me the very basics of the language. I am able to understand enough to be freaked out
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Old 08-05-06, 11:57 PM
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Eh, silkworms? That's kind of gross. They're not maggots, I know that for a fact(1 quarter of entomology under my belt). That's pretty darn sick
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Old 08-06-06, 01:10 AM
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They're moths. Yponomeuta evonymellus, "bird-cherry ermine".
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Old 08-06-06, 02:55 AM
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At my sister-in-law's outdoor graduation on the east coast a few years ago, my wife said the tent caterpillar infestation was bad enough that caterpillars were falling on people sitting too close to the infested trees.

When I was a kid in the midwest, we would fill tennis ball cans with those caterpillars. I still don't believe we touched those things. A kid down the street decided to dump out his whole can on the sidewalk and create caterpillar puree with his feet.
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Old 08-06-06, 03:10 AM
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just another reason to dislike sweden.
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Old 08-06-06, 12:45 PM
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Wow with the high cost of carbon and ti, a silk frame!
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Old 08-06-06, 01:16 PM
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Wow, I suggest fire.

And losts of it.

I would burn the whole town down.
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Effing gross! They remind me of gypsy moth caterpillars, x10000
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Use an air compressor to get it off.
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Thank you for supplying the content of my nightmares for weeks to come.
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protein?

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Wow with the high cost of carbon and ti, a silk frame!
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Originally Posted by rebaths
Mmmm... I'm hungry
Pass the malathion.
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Originally Posted by mastershake916
Use an air compressor to get it off.
ok.. air compressor's a start...

just add a steady drip of gasoline and a spark.

I wonder how long it took for that to occur. It looks like nuclear winter!
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JEEZ!
DaTs FrEaKiN GrOsS!
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Old 08-06-06, 09:59 PM
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Originally Posted by shakeNbake
Wow, I suggest fire.

And losts of it.

I would burn the whole town down.
rofl thought the same thing
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