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Old 04-27-2017, 06:02 PM
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Are the blackflies worse this year?

The friggin blackflies here in upstate NY are terrible on my back porch this spring. I don't remember them being this bad. I may need to take up cigars.

I blame Trump.

How are they in y'alls neck of the woods?
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Old 04-27-2017, 06:47 PM
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There are very very few flying insects out here in CA. I love it!
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Old 04-27-2017, 06:49 PM
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They were out today, not looking good, but not too numerous, but they are usually not here at all.
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Old 04-28-2017, 02:54 PM
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Finally, a flying pest that doesn't inhabit the southern US! Y'all can keep them!
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Old 04-28-2017, 06:00 PM
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The friggin blackflies here in upstate NY are terrible on my back porch this spring. I don't remember them being this bad. I may need to take up cigars.

I blame Trump.

How are they in y'alls neck of the woods?
Yes! A thousand times YES!!! They're driving me out of my mind. I'm sure I look like a lunatic, walking along, flailing my arms all over the place to keep them from getting me.

The other day I breathed in two at the same time and nearly hacked out a lung coughing them out. One went in my eye and when I smooshed it, part of it stayed in my eye till I got home and picked the rest of it out.

I'm on Vancouver Island but I'll blame Trump, too.
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