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Are flies annoying on purpose?
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    Thread created on 04:47:44 - 28/06/22 (7 months ago)
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    Last replied 06:07:10 - 12/07/22 (6 months ago)
    I guess this topic is science, right?

    Anyways, I had this house fly annoying me. It really wanted to be on this piece of paper on the table next to me as it kept coming back more aggressively every time I waved it away.

    So I caught it in my hand and held it for a few minutes before letting it go and haven’t seen it since. So I googled my question in the title and this is what I got:

    Recently, biologist David Anderson set out to learn whether flies, like bees, can get angry--part of a broader effort to study how animal behavior relates to genetics. "Every time you swat a fly away from your hamburger, it seems to come back to the food more aggressively or persistently," Anderson

    https://beta.nsf.gov/news/angry-flies-may-help-explain-human-aggression

    So basically what I learned is just like everyone else they just want even more whatever they can’t have. What a shocker.

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    Are flies annoying on purpose?

    Drew him in like a fly to a shit post lmao
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    Posted on 23:19:30 - 28/06/22 (7 months ago)
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    Have you not heard of the electric tennis racket? You can make those f**kers smoke...

    So much more satisfying...

    I will never lie to you. What I say is how I feel...

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    Posted on 00:10:00 - 29/06/22 (7 months ago)
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    Sweeney_Todd [27468]

    Have you not heard of the electric tennis racket? You can make those f**kers smoke...

    So much more satisfying...
    Nah I prefer to pull off their wings as a warm up and to make sure they can’t get away easily then I get out my magnifying glass and tweezers to pull off each of its legs while screaming “BZZZZ BZZZ MOTHERf**kER HOW DO YOU LIKE ME NOW!?!!!?!!?” Then while it’s still got a little play left I give it to my cat to smack around a bit before eating it
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    Posted on 00:47:14 - 29/06/22 (7 months ago)
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    You can also blind a fly with cat’s laser toy or a laser pointer. Then it will just stay in place until it starves to death.
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    Posted on 00:51:45 - 29/06/22 (7 months ago)
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    another mnc farm thread you people are the flies

    if you want off my black list pay me 5b worth of donator packs and also leave mnc and not return if you do return dont blame me for putting you back on the list thanks  

    OI ASGAR YOU NOW OWE ME 51T HURRY UP AND PAY ME IN DONATOR PACKS 

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    Posted on 01:03:39 - 29/06/22 (7 months ago)
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    tangwulin [2151948]

    another mnc farm thread you people are the flies
    Yeah cause everyone posts in this area to farm karma xD

    BZZZZ BZZZ
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    Posted on 01:13:58 - 29/06/22 (7 months ago)
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    If a fly couldn't fly, would it still be a fly?
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    Posted on 01:17:16 - 29/06/22 (7 months ago)
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    -zero [2669774]

    If a fly couldn't fly, would it still be a fly?
    Hold on there I don’t think we should be making any assumptions, best let the flies decide for themselves
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    Posted on 03:11:01 - 29/06/22 (7 months ago)
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    As frogs say, “Time’s fun when you’re having flies!!”
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    Posted on 23:19:05 - 30/06/22 (6 months ago)
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    Nah I prefer to pull off their wings as a warm up and to make sure they can’t get away easily then I get out my magnifying glass and tweezers to pull off each of its legs while screaming “BZZZZ BZZZ MOTHERf**kER HOW DO YOU LIKE ME NOW!?!!!?!!?” Then while it’s still got a little play left I give it to my cat to smack around a bit before eating it
    Flies are too easy. Play the same game with wasps... 

    I will never lie to you. What I say is how I feel...

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    Posted on 01:32:54 - 01/07/22 (6 months ago)
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    gnorf [2411019]

    Nah I prefer to pull off their wings as a warm up and to make sure they can’t get away easily then I get out my magnifying glass and tweezers to pull off each of its legs while screaming “BZZZZ BZZZ MOTHERf**kER HOW DO YOU LIKE ME NOW!?!!!?!!?” Then while it’s still got a little play left I give it to my cat to smack around a bit before eating it

    Sweeney_Todd [27468]

    Flies are too easy. Play the same game with wasps...
    I’d rather watch Coyote Peterson do it

    https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=oAKUEJWGtoc&t=544s
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    Posted on 12:31:05 - 11/07/22 (6 months ago)
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    Catch it, stick it in a tub with some beef, wait a while....  free maggots for fishing :D
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    Posted on 13:25:41 - 11/07/22 (6 months ago)
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    since i read this I'm paying more attention to what the flies do and while I can't confirm or deny the theory, I'm pretty sure they understand they better leave me alone when i start swinging my hands in the air like I'm crazy.

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    Posted on 15:50:39 - 11/07/22 (6 months ago)
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    You can also blind a fly with cat’s laser toy or a laser pointer. Then it will just stay in place until it starves to death.
    I gotta try this one time...
    My dream fly killing device is now a salt shotgun with tactical laser and also tactical electric fly swatter in my offhand.

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    Posted on 06:07:10 - 12/07/22 (6 months ago)
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    Anarchia [2632824]

    since i read this I'm paying more attention to what the flies do and while I can't confirm or deny the theory, I'm pretty sure they understand they better leave me alone when i start swinging my hands in the air like I'm crazy.
    I must be doing something wrong. I tried to go for a walk in the woods the other day and killed 37 horseflies but they kept coming. Also on an unrelated note 17 ticks
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