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Old Feb 18th 2014, 9:51 am
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Originally Posted by Dumbo View Post
In Dubai certainly. They aren't just limited to one industry either, banking, recruitment, construction, they are everywhere.
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Old Feb 18th 2014, 9:52 am
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do you get flying cockroaches in the ME ? I haven't seen any.
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You left out real estate and law.

N.
And the motor trade.
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Old Feb 18th 2014, 12:41 pm
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That you know of!!
Possibly...maybe my cats eat them.
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I have one under my fridge. It tried to get into it one day but as soon as it saw I saw it, it scuttled down the door and back under to safety. I may have brought it here from Abu Dhabi one trip. A neighbour there was spraying their flat and they were climbing a suitcase trying to reach the aerosol can like lemmings
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When I used to spray my house it was like Armageddon. We had a sliding door that closed off the kitchen. Spray down any drainage holes on the floor and in cracks etc and then a few minutes later all hell broke loose. They used to fly around all over the place banging into walls and then dropping onto the floor. Whatever was in that stuff they didn't like it. Sweep them up in the morning.
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My pet cockroach just came out to play. I took a very sharp kitchen knife and twice tried to cut it in half and failed! Bloody strong shells these have.
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My pet cockroach just came out to play. I took a very sharp kitchen knife and twice tried to cut it in half and failed! Bloody strong shells these have.
Get a cat..they eat them.
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My pet cockroach just came out to play. I took a very sharp kitchen knife and twice tried to cut it in half and failed! Bloody strong shells these have.
You don't want to do that. Crushed or chopped up roaches attract other ones. poison the little feckers instead!
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Get a cat..they eat them.
pussies like cockroaches......who would have thunk it?
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Had one land on my neck once while I was chatting a girl up a long long time ago. It might have looked like I was wearing a bowtie.
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pussies like cockroaches......who would have thunk it?
Since you feel the need to mention it, it must have just dawned on you.
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Old Feb 22nd 2014, 3:17 pm
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Not seen a single one on the ranches but our first villa in Bahrain was riddled with them, a horrible experience. Again it was old place
If you have any Australian friends ask them to bring over a triple pack of "bombs". Cheap as chips and hugely good fun as you around the villa setting them off. Works a treat as long as you don't mind scooping up dead bugs 4 hours later.
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Not seen a single one on the ranches but our first villa in Bahrain was riddled with them, a horrible experience. Again it was old place
If you have any Australian friends ask them to bring over a triple pack of "bombs". Cheap as chips and hugely good fun as you around the villa setting them off. Works a treat as long as you don't mind scooping up dead bugs 4 hours later.
And then sit back in anticipation of your "friends" dealing with customs...
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They are just aerosol cans but caused bombs in the Oz. Once you push the top, they keep on spraying all by themselves and the whole house gets fumigated. They would do well here
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