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cicadas!!

Discussion in 'Members' Lounge' started by CRX2NR18, May 22, 2004.

  1. CRX2NR18

    CRX2NR18 Senior Member

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    anyone else have the 2004 outbreak. If you have no clue what it is, well here in ohio. every 17 years cicades come out of the ground in trillions. They estimate about 650,000-1,250,000 per acre. Yes they are everywhere. Over 15 billion in the cincinnati area alone. Pretty cool tho, they fly into you haha, anyone else have the outbreak?
     
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    brian11to1 Senior Member

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    WTF are you talking about. Is it some sort of bug or something?
     
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    TurboMirage YEEAAAHHH VIP

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    thats funny as hell. got pics?
     
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    pissedoffsol RETIRED

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    its bugs- kinda like locusts... i saw it on the enws last week down in new orleans.

    they haven't came out here in NE as far as i know
     
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    BodyDroppedNikes ...PENDEJO.... VIP

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    caught in a mosh...
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    CRX2NR18 Senior Member

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    this is what they look like
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    they are about 2" long. they make a sound that is 98 deciblas loud. times that by 500,000 and u get one annoying sound lol but yeah ill try n get pics of the outbreak

    here are some i found

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    every single tree has atleast 10k of them in it... they are everywhere!

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    heres a shot of there first stage. they come out of the ground and climb up into the trees and come out of there shell like cucoon. those white dots are the left over shells
     
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    I'm starting to cringe... they come out of the ground?
     
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    CRX2NR18 Senior Member

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    yes, ill try n get my buddys digi camera n take pics, happens every 17 years, its not really that gross, they dont bite or hurt you at all, just hurts when they fly into you . they are attracted to loud noises cuz as lawnmowers, my mom was cuttin grass earlier and about 30 of them landed on her it was funny , there are literally millions of them in my backyard
    i got out n catch them when im bored, just go to a tree n shake it and about 300 will fall out and land on you , they give you a creepy feeling when crawling on you but they dont hurt you, they just chill

    http://www.cnn.com/2004/TECH/science/05/11/cicadas.ap/
     
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    I'm just glad it's nowhere near Texas... I hate those things. :(
     
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    pissedoffsol RETIRED

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    uhh it STARTED in new orleans dude... its right next door to texas. lol
     
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    handlebarsfsr Senior Member

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    they hibernate for 17 years, come out of the ground for a few weeks to mate like crazy, then die. their offspring then emerge 17 years later and do the naughty again, and on and on.
     
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    Sounds like some Jeepers Creepers shit, y0.
     
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    if i ever saw those on a tree like that, i would run far far away as fast as i could

    and if one of those ever flew into me i would attempt to kill as many as possible, they are fucking ugly and nasty and remind me of cockroaches with wings and bigger eyes.

    *cringe* :unsure:
     
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    they hibernate for 17 years then wake up and fuck like crazy, then die, what a way to die!
     
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    if you live in a development thats less then give or take 15 years (some of them are off as far as their timing so very few come a year early or late). They hibernate and feed on the roots of trees, so if the tree's near you are young.. Then you dont really see too much. I can vouch their EVERYWHERE in the baltimore DC metro area but at my dev i hardly see any. They dont really fly too far from where they come out.. like dude said they stay for about a month and fuck like crazy then die in mass (thats the sick shit cause their dead crunchy bodies are everywhere)
     
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    jeffie7 Wrong Whole! VIP

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    I saw one for the first time yesterday I keep hearing local people bitching about them but around my area there are none

    kinda weird... since this town is over 100 years old
     
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    Wow, wicked...

    millions of dead bodies everywhere... all crunchy, do they squish witn you step or drive over them?
     
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    jeffie7 Wrong Whole! VIP

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    I do have to say driving a car at night sucks ass after I pull my car in the garage I clean off tons of big ass deadbug remains

    nasty shit
     
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    still haven't seen one here in ct
     
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    jeffie7 Wrong Whole! VIP

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    Cicada: The Other, Other White Meat

    and

    Cicadas: Good Enough to Eat?

     
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