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Offline besilarius

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Alcohol can solve the problem
« on: September 07, 2019, 11:59:21 AM »
https://www.bbc.com/news/newsbeat-49606677

A little over the top, but if it works...
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Offline Tripoli

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Re: Alcohol can solve the problem
« Reply #1 on: September 07, 2019, 12:22:14 PM »
https://www.bbc.com/news/newsbeat-49606677

A little over the top, but if it works...

I would go with dogs, especially Yorkies.  It's more sporting....
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Re: Alcohol can solve the problem
« Reply #2 on: September 07, 2019, 07:36:46 PM »
Some of my co-workers were saying that they use a large bucket filled mostly with water and a little bit of antifreeze.  The antifreeze prevents the bucket full of water from freezing during the cold months.  They suspend some sort of wooden stick across the top of the bucket that has some bait on it.  When the mouse/rat goes across the stick they somehow lose balance and fall into the bucket of water and drown.  I think they get somewhat intoxicated by the antifreeze which helps them not be able to swim out.
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Re: Alcohol can solve the problem
« Reply #3 on: September 07, 2019, 10:57:53 PM »
I saw the title and thought that I could attest to the truth of it, but turns out the article is about rats and not personal problems  :dreamer:

Interesting device, does this mean the alley cats aren't working hard enough?
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Offline besilarius

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Re: Alcohol can solve the problem
« Reply #4 on: October 01, 2019, 12:34:12 PM »
“Most gods throw dice, but Fate plays chess, and you don’t find out until too late that he’s been playing with two queens all along”.  Terry Pratchett.

During filming of Airplane, Leslie Nielsen used a whoopee cushion to keep the cast off-balance. Hays said that Nielsen "played that thing like a maestro"

Tallulah Bankhead: "I'll come and make love to you at five o'clock. If I'm late, start without me."

"When all other trusts fail, turn to Flashman." — Abraham Lincoln.

"I have enjoyed very warm relations with my two husbands."
"With your eyes closed?"
"That helped."  Lauren Bacall

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Re: Alcohol can solve the problem
« Reply #5 on: October 01, 2019, 01:01:29 PM »
I saw the title and thought that I could attest to the truth of it, but turns out the article is about rats and not personal problems  :dreamer:

Interesting device, does this mean the alley cats aren't working hard enough?

Ah, you ruined it.   

I was deliberately reading the thread without going to the initial article.  Made for some entertaining mental gymnastics with the tread title.