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Offline captain

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« on: Thu, 29 March 2012, 14:27:33 »
What is this freak?



I felt something on my neck, then a "sting" like a mosquito or flea. Am I going to die?
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« Reply #1 on: Thu, 29 March 2012, 14:30:37 »
Absolutely! You have about one hour left!
Use the time, do something kind and send me all your keyboards!

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« Reply #2 on: Thu, 29 March 2012, 14:31:05 »
Paranoid scratching now! Thx
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« Reply #3 on: Thu, 29 March 2012, 14:35:16 »
That's an earwig, rip... his has the pincer arrangement on it's face, not it's ass.
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« Reply #4 on: Thu, 29 March 2012, 14:40:51 »
Scary! Quick, send us all off your keyboards and keycaps before they go to waste!
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« Reply #5 on: Thu, 29 March 2012, 14:54:04 »
Now, that's just pure mean, that is. :-(
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« Reply #6 on: Thu, 29 March 2012, 14:55:04 »
Keep paying your bills, because you'll live. I doubt you'll have any irritation. Non-venomous irritating insects.

You may want to keep him as a pet. Wicked!
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« Reply #7 on: Thu, 29 March 2012, 14:55:11 »
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Scary! Quick, send us all off your keyboards and keycaps before they go to waste!

I was thinking of trying to get all my keyboard parts into one photograph. I don't think I have a large enough space!
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« Reply #8 on: Thu, 29 March 2012, 14:56:23 »
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Paranoid scratching now! Thx

There is a psych term for that. Brother ripster?
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« Reply #9 on: Thu, 29 March 2012, 14:56:54 »
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I was thinking of trying to get all my keyboard parts into one photograph. I don't think I have a large enough space!


Perhaps its time for some ultra wide or fish eye lens :behindsofa:
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« Reply #10 on: Thu, 29 March 2012, 14:57:53 »
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That is the rare Fukushima Nuclear version that has floated across the pacific on the debris.

Here, I'll help do the Melissa CountDown:

4,
3,
2,
1

5!
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« Reply #11 on: Thu, 29 March 2012, 15:00:12 »
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Perhaps its time for some ultra wide or fish eye lens :behindsofa:

I have the 18mm, and access to 11mm, that's no problem. Floorspace is less than keyboard surface area, I'm afraid. I just mentally went through the keyboards I can recall, and it's astounding!
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« Reply #12 on: Thu, 29 March 2012, 15:09:57 »
Apparently it is the larval stage of this:

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« Reply #13 on: Thu, 29 March 2012, 15:15:27 »
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Paranoid scratching now! Thx

http://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Somatoform_disorder ??
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« Reply #15 on: Thu, 29 March 2012, 15:36:27 »
Anyone for salt and vinegar chips?
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« Reply #16 on: Thu, 29 March 2012, 17:06:52 »
Well, I figured it out, at last!  It was a lacewing larva. They are beneficial, and used as pest control. Yes, you can actually buy them!

http://www.ca.uky.edu/entomology/entfacts/ef148.asp
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« Reply #17 on: Sat, 31 March 2012, 03:24:06 »
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Well, I figured it out, at last!  It was a lacewing larva. They are beneficial, and used as pest control. Yes, you can actually buy them!

http://www.ca.uky.edu/entomology/entfacts/ef148.asp

another link: http://www.arbico-organics.com/product/Green-Lacewing-Larvae-1000

At those prices, it actually seems like a pretty lucrative business!  I almost feel sorry for the shipping dept.   964, 965, 966, 967.... what? oh, DAMMIT, I lost count!
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