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Posted: 12 May 04, 19:40 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Is anyone else in the USA going to be invaded by 5 billion cicadas in the next few days? I know I am and am not looking forward to it.

For those that do not know what cicadas are...they are locusts that come to certain areas of the USA every 17 years. In my surrounding area we are expecting over 5 billion. I was 12 last time they came and bugs were kind of cool then, but now I am not so sure.

Wish me luck.


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Posted: 12 May 04, 19:51 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Yipes! Good luck Lisser! I hope they don't come here. You aren't in North Carolina are you (I hope hot. LOL!)?


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Posted: 12 May 04, 21:11 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

I'm in Jersey and I was actually going to make a post on this... I'm EXTREMELY frightened because my worst nightmare is, well, being invaded by large bugs. Or bugs in general. Plus, I'm working in a day camp this summer and I guess I'll have to request an indoor activity because I am NOT getting swarmed by shrimp-sized cicadas!!


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Posted: 13 May 04, 07:34 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

No Dan, I am ten minutes south of Cincinnati Ohio.

I'm not frightened by the bugs but they are going to be annoying. They will most definately limit the amount of time we can spend outdoors without being "bugged!" Oh I am so funny.

Good thing is is that they will only be here for about six weeks and with each week that goes by, their numbers diminish.


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Posted: 13 May 04, 08:07 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

I'm near Cleveland. I remember the last time all too well. Ugh, I hate them.


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Posted: 13 May 04, 08:50 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

I going to hijack my own topic here and ask Janet if she is planning on going to the convention in Cleveland, of course. I really want to go and if I do go I'd like to look for some of you.

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Posted: 13 May 04, 12:19 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

That's the exact reason to despise them. ;)


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Posted: 13 May 04, 18:30 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Lisser, Sadly I won't be able to attend this year. If you go, I hope you have a wonderful time. :-)


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Posted: 13 May 04, 18:59 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

If I go to the more grassier and desert part of Utah, there are infestations of mormon crickets every year. Disgusting cause they're everywhere!


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Posted: 13 May 04, 20:02 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Ew crickets ewewewew.

Oh GOD I hate bugs. Except ladybugs-- a few weeks ago, a ladybug named Sal resided in my bathroom for only a weekend until I made my dad let him out in the front yard because he was looking quite sickly. I even took a picture of him with my phone... so cute. :D


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Posted: 13 May 04, 20:05 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Lisser wrote:

No Dan, I am ten minutes south of Cincinnati Ohio.

I'm not frightened by the bugs but they are going to be annoying. They will most definately limit the amount of time we can spend outdoors without being "bugged!" Oh I am so funny.

Good thing is is that they will only be here for about six weeks and with each week that goes by, their numbers diminish.


Whoa! Lisser, what town are you in!? I'm in Fort Thomas, and we're getting them too! 5 billion of them! My little brother is out looking for them as we speak.

When are they supposed to get here, anyway?


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Posted: 13 May 04, 21:14 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

hiya geeks!! I live in Florence!! woo hoooo!! we are like ten minutes from each other!!

*waves to her neighbor*

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Posted: 13 May 04, 22:08 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

ew janet ....your in soooooo much trouble....!!


i would like to regress and say there are no bugs in jersey and north carolina..... except moths, fly's, mosqitios,roaches,worms,centipedes,spiders,lady bugs, butterflys, bees, wasps, yellow jackets, nats, ticks, hornets, grasshoppers, cicadas, beetles, to name a few.....this i know cause i lived in both places

notice i did not say killer bees......

now back to Breakthru.... be there.... i have spoken..... .....




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Posted: 13 May 04, 23:43 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Yes sir Iron Eagle sir! I shall do my best to get there!

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Posted: 14 May 04, 14:47 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

fyi-- registration cut of is sunday the 16th-

you may be able to still register after that-but may not get the tshirt or pin if supllies do not hold out....




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Posted: 14 May 04, 17:32 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

that is so awesome peter!!! I have a couple good friends from Lawrenceberg!! I have spent my fair share of time and money there as well at Argosy!!

I haven't found any cicadas yet in my yard and i have a 263 acre farm that my backyard butts up to. I am sort of in a crazy way looking forward to seeing them bc i was 12 last time they were here. It kind of reminds me of my childhood. Now I didn't hit them with bats. I'm afraid I did something a little more cruel. My brother showed me that if you pull their front legs off, their eyes go back into their skull. It's pretty gross I know but hey, I was 12. Besides, it wasn't my idea, my brother made me do it. Yea! blame him!!

Iron Eagle, I hope I can still go even if I miss registration. I was planning on flying in for one afternoon to just check things out. If that isn't possible I understand. This would be my first convention. I'll pay whatever I need to pay though and can I buy a Tshirt there?

Thanks!


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Posted: 14 May 04, 19:30 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

GAAAAAAAAH!!!! NO! MY STUPID BROTHER! HE KEEPS BRINGING THEM INTO MY HOUSE!

I will not have those bugs in the house, I won't. But, as always, my parents have decided it's cute and are perfecty willing to have the house crawling with them...grrrrr...


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Posted: 14 May 04, 21:49 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Oh, they're nothing to worry about. It's the Killer Queen Bees I'd worry about.


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Posted: 14 May 04, 21:53 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

*dances the "hopefully won't get attacked by cicadas" dance*


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Posted: 15 May 04, 07:02 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Too bad that dance was reveresed in 1923 meaning it actually attracted the cicadas.


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