Re: Need a solution for red ants on the trail..."spademan o---[) *"
<steve.eckersley@NOSPAMPLEASEWEREBRITISH.its.lancscc.gov.uk> wrote in
> "Shaun Rimmer" <email@example.com> wrote in message
> > "Stephen Baker" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
> > news:email@example.com...
> > > SR says:
> > >
> > > >I find it doesn't do jack for me.
> > >
> > > That would be because, contrary to your nicotine-impoverishment
> > hallucinations,
> > > you are not a bug ;-))
> > You silly man - I did mean, that citronella, does not repel thee bugs
> > mine zone or body, dude, nor for anyone else I know.
> > Shaun aRe
> Its all to do with smell. Within a given group of people bugs go for the
> people who smell the most attractive (to them..). The solution is to find
> someone who complains they get bit all the time, hang out next to them and
> you will remian bite free. The problem with citronella and any other bug
> repellant is if everyone is doused in it then you all smell as bad and
> will still bite, you need a 'victim' to remain repellant free and take the
> hits (hint - it is often easier not to inform the 'victim' of this plan).
You truly are an evil genius.
Shaun aRe - Really though, I just find it's way over sold, especially the