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Old Jul 3rd 2008, 8:07 am
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Originally Posted by Professional Princess View Post
I wonder what Freo is like for mozzies?
Your water (sea and river) is fairly fast moving so shouldn't be too bad. The Doctor should help too. Just make sure there is nothing in the garden that is holding water like the bark of a tree.
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Mozzies do bite occassionally but Aerogard, Bushman spray etc is effective. .
Occassionally?!!! God, I've been 8 years and I've built up no ruddy resistance, they still feast on me on a daily basis in the summer It's annoying but I wouldn't be a deal breaker if I was moving over.
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Visited Perth (Roleystone!) last October. Flies where a nightmare!!!! :curse:
Not sure if that was cos we were up in the hills but it almost put me off.
Thoses hats with the corks on were a fantastic buy. Even if they were only to sit in the ruddy garden!

Avon soft & fresh dry oil spray is recommended to keep the mozzies away too!
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Thoses hats with the corks on were a fantastic buy.
Until you nearly take an eye out when you turn your head quickly
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Until you nearly take an eye out when you turn your head quickly
How True!
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Old Jul 3rd 2008, 1:43 pm
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I wonder what Freo is like for mozzies?
They'd be more bohemian that their Perth cousins
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They'd be more bohemian that their Perth cousins
And they would spend sunday afternoons at Freo market watching the street entertainers. They would be far too chilled out to bite anyone and if they did, they would quickly whip out a home remedy to stop the itching. And they would go to yoga as well.
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And they would go to yoga as well.
Yeah. But it tangles their dreadys something terrible
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i have a large plastic bag i wear,its perfect keeps em off..

there not that bad,once you have swallowed a few ,you dont even notice em...

i have a pet fly called erroll,he flew off and i thought he had left me forever,but he came back with his family,there all great lots of little erolls ,they sit on my shoulders whilst i eat my tea and then they lick my plate clean...

enjoy the flies ,there gods creatures you know...
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Default Re: How bad are the flies/mozzies

Originally Posted by stu and dawn View Post
I've seen a few posts mentioning them. Just wondering how bad it gets with them? Are some states or cities worse for them or is it an Australia-wide problem?
They are really bad in summer in Perth. Flies and Mozzies. Pain they are.
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Yeah. But it tangles their dreadys something terrible
Some of my mozzies have all the latest designer stuff and have their genitals waxed as well.
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Default Re: How bad are the flies/mozzies

Originally Posted by aston man View Post
i have a large plastic bag i wear,its perfect keeps em off..

there not that bad,once you have swallowed a few ,you dont even notice em...

i have a pet fly called erroll,he flew off and i thought he had left me forever,but he came back with his family,there all great lots of little erolls ,they sit on my shoulders whilst i eat my tea and then they lick my plate clean...

enjoy the flies ,there gods creatures you know...
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Default Re: How bad are the flies/mozzies

Originally Posted by aston man View Post
i have a large plastic bag i wear,its perfect keeps em off..

there not that bad,once you have swallowed a few ,you dont even notice em...

i have a pet fly called erroll,he flew off and i thought he had left me forever,but he came back with his family,there all great lots of little erolls ,they sit on my shoulders whilst i eat my tea and then they lick my plate clean...

enjoy the flies ,there gods creatures you know...
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bullshit. pests are a third world society mark. on a melbourne thread someone said 'you know it's not backwater, it's international and you should expect to pay rents accordingly'. if you have flies getting in your mouth and dengue fever from mosquitoes, it's not 'international' and it shows the government doesn't give a shit and maybe, just maybe, people's indolence.
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Default Re: How bad are the flies/mozzies

So, if you have a pool in your garden does that attract lots of mozzies or do the chemicals/chlorine in the water repel them?

I haven't got the hang of that quoting thing you all do but re: March flies and Xmas beetles are they a Queensland thing? They sound horrendous.
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bullshit. pests are a third world society mark. on a melbourne thread someone said 'you know it's not backwater, it's international and you should expect to pay rents accordingly'. if you have flies getting in your mouth and dengue fever from mosquitoes, it's not 'international' and it shows the government doesn't give a shit and maybe, just maybe, people's indolence.
Yeah! Maybe Krudd should Napalm the feckers!
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