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..so I'm getting bitten

Discussion in 'Off Topic [BG]' started by Vince S., Jun 7, 2005.


  1. Vince S.

    Vince S. Resident Former Bassist

    Jan 24, 2003
    Hey all

    For the past week or so, I've been getting bitten by something while I'm asleep. I wake up with these mosquito-bite looking bumps on my back and arms. It's been getting worse. They are very itchy. My first thought was bed bugs and/or fleas, both of which I hear are extremely hard to get rid of. I changed my sheets and covers today, moved a lot of stuff out of my room, washed the drapes, and steam-cleaned the carpet. From what I've read though, this will not be enough to kill the little pests.

    Any ideas besides calling an exterminator? No one else in my family is getting bitten so far, even though I share my room with my brother. I don't have any dogs or cats.

    Vince
     
  2. Do you have a shotgun lying around by any chance?
     
  3. 43apples

    43apples Guest

    Nov 9, 2003
    Does your brother carry fleas?

    Try shaving and spraying him, that migth work.
     
  4. MJ5150

    MJ5150 Terrific Twister

    Apr 12, 2001
    Lacey, WA
    Try a fogger product. We have used the "Hot Shot" brand in the past with much success. We have six cans left from when we had our dog. If you are short on cash, and want me to send you one of mine, let me know by PM. We don't need them anymore.

    -Mike
     
  5. LajoieT

    LajoieT I won't let your shadow be my shade...

    Oct 7, 2003
    Western Massachusetts
    Could be spiders too, we get that in our house a bit in the late spring/early summer. Nothing deadly, just anoying and bad looking bites. I'll second the fogger, it's pretty simple as long as you don't have fish or other pets that are difficult to get out of the house for a few hours.
     
  6. embellisher

    embellisher Holy Ghost filled Bass Player Staff Member Supporting Member

    mites and scabies are supposed to be really bad this year. I know a couple of people who have had one or the other. One poor guy had both.
     
  7. Leprosy?
     
  8. eric234

    eric234 Guest

    Mar 11, 2005
    philadelphia
    or what about mosquitos you know they give bites like little bumps
     
  9. DigMe

    DigMe

    Aug 10, 2002
    Waco, TX
    Never heard of it.

    brad cook
     
  10. eric234

    eric234 Guest

    Mar 11, 2005
    philadelphia
    yea well your from texas you miss a lot of stuff
     
  11. DigMe

    DigMe

    Aug 10, 2002
    Waco, TX
    Such as?

    brad cook
     
  12. Dan1099

    Dan1099 Dumbing My Process Down

    Aug 7, 2004
    Michigan
    showers, telephones, civilization, you know, that kinda thing.

    Kidding, kidding. I'm sure if there's anything Texans know damn well, it's their bugs.
     
  13. BurningSkies

    BurningSkies CRAZY BALDHEAD

    Feb 20, 2005
    Seweracuse, NY
    [​IMG]
     
  14. Come on guys, we're all musicians here, right? No need to beat around the bush.

    Did you go home with that bad girl from the bar last week?

    :bawl:
    Randy
     
  15. eric234

    eric234 Guest

    Mar 11, 2005
    philadelphia
    well like dan said everything
     
  16. 43apples

    43apples Guest

    Nov 9, 2003
    I've never heard of Goerge Bush :D
     
  17. embellisher

    embellisher Holy Ghost filled Bass Player Staff Member Supporting Member

    You really want to get banned again, don't you?
     
  18. eric234

    eric234 Guest

    Mar 11, 2005
    philadelphia
    ohh crap i forgot about the political thing sorry.........there fixed
     
  19. john turner

    john turner You don't want to do that. Trust me. Staff Member Administrator

    Mar 14, 2000
    atlanta ga
    alright, alright. move on, nothing to see here.