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F*****g Ants.

Postby sunglasses » Fri May 17, 2013 7:06 am

So I've been having an issue yearly with ants. We put anything remotely open or food-y in the fridge or sealed up tight. We just swept and vacuumed all crumbs. I have exterminators come monthly. Yet still-they come. I just found two ants in the sink. I have raid. I've heard Borax works and white pepper but I've never tried it. Anyone got any other suggestions? If I could I'd dig up my backyard until I found the colony and sweetly murder them all.
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Re: F*****g Ants.

Postby Australia » Fri May 17, 2013 7:58 am

I say we set fire to the house, kill them that way.
Sunglasses wrote:We don't want to kill them, we just want our home back.

Well, if we did start a fire...
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I've got it!
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Oh...

Then I say just abandon the place and move. It's too late.
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Re: F*****g Ants.

Postby MuteAnt » Fri May 17, 2013 9:56 am

You see, sunglasses, nature has a certain order. The ants pick the food, the ants keep the food, and the humans leave!

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OR, you could try the Borax.

Edit: Just look at that thing. I SAID LOOK AT IT!
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Re: F*****g Ants.

Postby D-LOGAN » Fri May 17, 2013 10:48 am

Well, we were warned of this-



But we didn't listen, WE DIDN'T LISTEN!!!!!
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Re: F*****g Ants.

Postby Aquila89 » Fri May 17, 2013 12:20 pm

This title is very misleading!
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Re: F*****g Ants.

Postby Ashtherion » Fri May 17, 2013 1:28 pm

As an entirely unbiased, 100% objective professional bug-hunter, I'm afraid that the only option left open to you now Ms. Glasses *Dramatic pause*...is to unleash the spiders.

Trust me, it's the only way. Don't even bother calling any of the other exterminators, they'll just tell you the same thing. Besides, I'm the only one of those hacks who kills bug to put food on his table-what would they know that I don't?

Now, it's very important that you get this right, because summoning spiders is a tricky business. Repeat after me:

IA, IA, ASHTHERI FTAGN. IA, IA, ASHTHERI FTAGN. IA, IA, ASHTHERI FTAGN. IA, IA, ASHTHERI FTAGN...

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Re: F*****g Ants.

Postby sunglasses » Fri May 17, 2013 2:14 pm

Aquila89 wrote:This title is very misleading!


Not quite, Aquila, as that is exactly what I was saying as I was going about my ant murder spree.

Australia wrote:Just burn it all down or leave

Ashtherion wrote:Unleash the giant nameless spiders from beyond time and space


Now then. Does anyone have any more...helpful and safely do-able suggestions?
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Re: F*****g Ants.

Postby D-LOGAN » Fri May 17, 2013 2:36 pm

Aquila89 wrote:This title is very misleading!


Hey if it's Ant-Porn you're after, I can always make a few phone calls.....
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Re: F*****g Ants.

Postby Ashtherion » Fri May 17, 2013 3:17 pm

Ms. Glasses, I dislike having my bug-killing credentials questioned. I assure you, this is the only way. I don't see how you could possibly doubt me on this. Who could possibly be more experienced in the exquisite culinary art of insect genocide than a spider? What's the old adage; "If you want an omelette, you've got to break a few eggs"?

And I want me some ant omelette.
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Kate wrote: Every month our body is like, "Yeah, LET'S HAVE A FUCKING BABY! LET'S DO THIS THING!" and gets all ready. And then it's like: "So. You didn't put a baby here. You bitch. God. Why aren't we pregnant? This sucks. I'm gonna cut myself." Women are inherently emo.
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Re: F*****g Ants.

Postby Typical Michael » Fri May 17, 2013 3:18 pm

I don't know, Sunny. I have the same issue, but with sugar ants. They eat the residue of the toothpastes in the sink, for crying in the mud.

http://www.mnn.com/your-home/at-home/bl ... t-invasion

Something there might help.
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Re: F*****g Ants.

Postby spicytaco » Fri May 17, 2013 3:37 pm

We had ants in our apartment for a while. Tried the borax thing and that didn't work. Just used obscene amounts of raid ant killer. Eventually they went away.
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Re: F*****g Ants.

Postby Ashtherion » Fri May 17, 2013 3:39 pm

Typical Michael wrote:I don't know, Sunny. I have the same issue, but with sugar ants. They eat the residue of the toothpastes in the sink, for crying in the mud.

http://www.mnn.com/your-home/at-home/bl ... t-invasion

Something there might help.


Don't listen to him, Ms. Glasses! He's clearly inexperienced in the ways of bug-icide. Why, I bet he's never even eaten an ant in his entire life!
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Re: F*****g Ants.

Postby Rebo » Fri May 17, 2013 4:57 pm

I use those RAID ant baits. They work really well, but you have to really really place them sneakily with other animals in the house.
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Re: F*****g Ants.

Postby CarrieVS » Fri Jul 19, 2013 11:28 am

They say you can keep them out of your way by giving them a big pile of sugar to eat. What you do is, find the nest entrance/where they're getting into the house - put a little sugar in front of an ant and soon there'l be a line of them going back and forth, supposedly - and decide where you want to direct them to, and put a small heap of sugar there. Then just keep it topped up. I have not done this myself and cannot confirm how well it works.
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Re: F*****g Ants.

Postby AboveGL » Fri Jul 19, 2013 2:16 pm

I've never had an ant issue but by night the rooms downstairs become infested with crane flies (AKA daddy long legs). I just use bug spray.
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