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(Oregon Live)   Honeybees are being wiped out by: A) Global Warming; B) Bee Parasites; C) being sprayed by idiotic city workers who mistake them for wasps   (oregonlive.com) divider line 81
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2012-09-08 07:00:25 AM  
mojoimage.com

"They turned black and crusty," Devine said.
 
2012-09-08 07:20:52 AM  
I think we should start now figuring out a honey substitute for our breakfast cereals. Just in case.

/cannot have just 'Nut Cheerios'
 
2012-09-08 09:33:39 AM  
Well, to be fair, it's actually all three and more.

Bees should be protected. It should be illegal to kill bees under any circumstances.
 
2012-09-08 09:35:29 AM  
Motherfarkung Norwegian bears who drink them by the hundreds before smashing electrucal apploances?
 
2012-09-08 09:38:31 AM  
You're telling me that people with no training in telling bees from wasps, let alone one kind of bee from another, can't tell one kind of bee from another?

shockedfacebaby.jpg
 
2012-09-08 09:39:08 AM  
Thankfully the honeybee business is booming in my part of the world. I am trying to talk my dad into starting some hives on his property and try to get some tupelo trees started as well so we can start making some tupelo honey. It truly is the bees knees of honey. However I always keep a bottle of wild flower honey when I crave something with a little stronger flavor.
 
2012-09-08 09:41:09 AM  

MaxSupernova: Thankfully the honeybee business is booming in my part of the world. I am trying to talk my dad into starting some hives on his property and try to get some tupelo trees started as well so we can start making some tupelo honey. It truly is the bees knees of honey. However I always keep a bottle of wild flower honey when I crave something with a little stronger flavor.


Yeah, I was out in my yard a little while back and saw honeybees flying around from flower to flower, which I realized I hadn't seen in a while. It does appear that their population is rebounding, which is very good.
 
2012-09-08 09:44:11 AM  

Also here's a handy chart for that city's SWAT team to help I.D. whether or not a suspect is holding an AK47:


www.examiner.com

 
2012-09-08 09:45:28 AM  
They're not being wiped out. They're going back home to Melissa Majoria.
 
2012-09-08 09:47:58 AM  

skinink: Also here's a handy chart for that city's SWAT team to help I.D. whether or not a suspect is holding an AK47:
[www.examiner.com image 400x600]


are your pages of guns and ammo stuck together?
 
2012-09-08 09:48:49 AM  
well.. I guess in the city's defense.. Killer bees are technically honeybees too. But that still doesnt explain their knee jerk idiocy or the overstepping of bounds.
 
2012-09-08 09:49:11 AM  
I am CEO of a company that produces corn syrup. We wipe out bees because they are the competition.
 
2012-09-08 09:51:36 AM  

Tymast: skinink: Also here's a handy chart for that city's SWAT team to help I.D. whether or not a suspect is holding an AK47:
[www.examiner.com image 400x600]

are your pages of guns and ammo stuck together?


? What are you talking about?
 
2012-09-08 09:53:59 AM  
When I was working at a local church a few years ago, they had an infestation of honeybees inside a roof structure. They called a local beekeeper, who promptly came with a trailer and vacuumed up the queen and about 200,000 bees for free. He got a new hive, and the church got rid of the swarms. Everybody won.
 
2012-09-08 09:58:16 AM  

Tymast: skinink: Also here's a handy chart for that city's SWAT team to help I.D. whether or not a suspect is holding an AK47:
[www.examiner.com image 400x600]

are your pages of guns and ammo stuck together?


You're absolutely right. The media has NEVER deliberately confused every goddamn semi-automatic rifle with an "assault weapon." He just pulled that right out of his ass.
 
2012-09-08 10:02:41 AM  
www.iwatchstuff.com

Bees dying?
 
2012-09-08 10:04:23 AM  
When you pay for the lowest common denominator, you get what you pay for.
 
2012-09-08 10:05:42 AM  
Honey bees and yellow jackets don't look anything alike. Yellow jackets nest underground. What farking morons.
 
2012-09-08 10:06:57 AM  

NutWrench: Tymast: skinink: Also here's a handy chart for that city's SWAT team to help I.D. whether or not a suspect is holding an AK47:
[www.examiner.com image 400x600]

are your pages of guns and ammo stuck together?

You're absolutely right. The media has NEVER deliberately confused every goddamn semi-automatic rifle with an "assault weapon." He just pulled that right out of his ass.


the fark does that have to do with bees? oh boohoohoo the media gets the name of the gun wrong, let's just like it city workers confuse bees from wasps? those poor guns. I guess i see his point i apologise, i didn't realise that the AK-47 was so sensitive about other people getting to use it's name.
 
2012-09-08 10:10:17 AM  
"Sorry we set off that nerve gas bomb inside of City Hall, but we could have sworn you all looked like Al-Quida sleeper agents."
 
2012-09-08 10:13:04 AM  

Tymast: NutWrench: Tymast: skinink: Also here's a handy chart for that city's SWAT team to help I.D. whether or not a suspect is holding an AK47:
[www.examiner.com image 400x600]

are your pages of guns and ammo stuck together?

You're absolutely right. The media has NEVER deliberately confused every goddamn semi-automatic rifle with an "assault weapon." He just pulled that right out of his ass.

the fark does that have to do with bees? oh boohoohoo the media gets the name of the gun wrong, let's just like it city workers confuse bees from wasps? those poor guns. I guess i see his point i apologise, i didn't realise that the AK-47 was so sensitive about other people getting to use it's name.


SWAT = Swat
 
2012-09-08 10:14:27 AM  
as in fly swatter overkill
 
2012-09-08 10:17:38 AM  

JonnyG: Well, to be fair, it's actually all three and more.

Bees should be protected. It should be illegal to kill bees under any circumstances.


I'll kill a wasp or yellow jacket any time I darn well please. And honey bees will be happy I did.
 
2012-09-08 10:18:44 AM  
hmm, that was a wreck of a sentence, But someone really should set up some kind of charity fun and have sally struthers come on. "Everyday in America reporters across the nation are offending the AK47 by using it's name for other weapons, Your donation of 10 dollars will get each rifle 2 years of therapy so it can go on to live a normal productive life before its word was shattered when the AR-15 in a novermber 3rd, 2011 AP news article was mistakenly called an AK-47"
Have various shots of guns sitting in the cabinets all dusty, not having the will to be fired knowing that all of their hard work will go to waste when a simple m-16 will get the glory while the ak-47 remains hidden inside a wooden prison. Maybe they can use the same director and writers from those depressing pet ads.

But for now remember farkers.. we can stop the plight of the AK-47 and demand that city workers can tell bees from yellow jackets.
 
2012-09-08 10:24:49 AM  

MaxSupernova: Thankfully the honeybee business is booming in my part of the world. I am trying to talk my dad into starting some hives on his property and try to get some tupelo trees started as well so we can start making some tupelo honey. It truly is the bees knees of honey. However I always keep a bottle of wild flower honey when I crave something with a little stronger flavor.


I don't know if this is urban legend, but I hear that if you eat local honey, it helps with local allergies. I don't want to look that up on Google or Snopes, because I like eating local honey. On Wheat Thins or Triscuits or stirred up with crunch peanut butter.
 
2012-09-08 10:30:06 AM  

Tymast: NutWrench: Tymast: skinink: Also here's a handy chart for that city's SWAT team to help I.D. whether or not a suspect is holding an AK47:
[www.examiner.com image 400x600]

are your pages of guns and ammo stuck together?

You're absolutely right. The media has NEVER deliberately confused every goddamn semi-automatic rifle with an "assault weapon." He just pulled that right out of his ass.

the fark does that have to do with bees? oh boohoohoo the media gets the name of the gun wrong, let's just like it city workers confuse bees from wasps? those poor guns. I guess i see his point i apologise, i didn't realise that the AK-47 was so sensitive about other people getting to use it's name.


You're an idiot. So a comment can't be about anything not directly related to bees, and because I post a gun image you assume I'm a gun owner? Look out, I'm about to post a picture of Superman, so I must be a super hero.

It's Saturday morning, way too early for you to bring your fist of rage out. Can you even have a relaxing morning? 


www-deadline-com.vimg.net

 
2012-09-08 10:32:14 AM  

skinink: Tymast: NutWrench: Tymast: skinink: Also here's a handy chart for that city's SWAT team to help I.D. whether or not a suspect is holding an AK47:
[www.examiner.com image 400x600]

are your pages of guns and ammo stuck together?

You're absolutely right. The media has NEVER deliberately confused every goddamn semi-automatic rifle with an "assault weapon." He just pulled that right out of his ass.

the fark does that have to do with bees? oh boohoohoo the media gets the name of the gun wrong, let's just like it city workers confuse bees from wasps? those poor guns. I guess i see his point i apologise, i didn't realise that the AK-47 was so sensitive about other people getting to use it's name.

You're an idiot. So a comment can't be about anything not directly related to bees, and because I post a gun image you assume I'm a gun owner? Look out, I'm about to post a picture of Superman, so I must be a super hero.

It's Saturday morning, way too early for you to bring your fist of rage out. Can you even have a relaxing morning? 
[www-deadline-com.vimg.net image 297x300]


That is not superman, that is christopher Reeves. Are you part of the anti-comic book cabal? It is people like you that freely accept the media's portrayal of hard working american writers' characters as a shell of what they really are in movie adaptations. I don't think anyone can relax this morning now.
 
2012-09-08 10:34:39 AM  

gopher321: [mojoimage.com image 500x330]

"They turned black and crusty," Devine said.


If it's any consolation, they thought they were killing wasps.
 
2012-09-08 10:37:33 AM  
28 posts in and no mention of Eddie Izzard yet?
 
2012-09-08 10:40:41 AM  
When the bees are gone, we'll start eating each other. And many shubs and zuuls will know what it is to be roasted in the fires of the sloar that day, I can tell you.
 
2012-09-08 10:47:44 AM  

Tymast: skinink: Tymast: NutWrench: Tymast: skinink: Also here's a handy chart for that city's SWAT team to help I.D. whether or not a suspect is holding an AK47:
[www.examiner.com image 400x600]

are your pages of guns and ammo stuck together?

You're absolutely right. The media has NEVER deliberately confused every goddamn semi-automatic rifle with an "assault weapon." He just pulled that right out of his ass.

the fark does that have to do with bees? oh boohoohoo the media gets the name of the gun wrong, let's just like it city workers confuse bees from wasps? those poor guns. I guess i see his point i apologise, i didn't realise that the AK-47 was so sensitive about other people getting to use it's name.

You're an idiot. So a comment can't be about anything not directly related to bees, and because I post a gun image you assume I'm a gun owner? Look out, I'm about to post a picture of Superman, so I must be a super hero.

It's Saturday morning, way too early for you to bring your fist of rage out. Can you even have a relaxing morning? 
[www-deadline-com.vimg.net image 297x300]

That is not superman, that is christopher Reeves. Are you part of the anti-comic book cabal? It is people like you that freely accept the media's portrayal of hard working american writers' characters as a shell of what they really are in movie adaptations. I don't think anyone can relax this morning now.


So you were mad about a little thread shiatting and your response was to be the biggest shiat in the whole goddamn fishbowl?
 
2012-09-08 10:56:33 AM  

lewismarktwo: Tymast: skinink: Tymast: NutWrench: Tymast: skinink: Also here's a handy chart for that city's SWAT team to help I.D. whether or not a suspect is holding an AK47:
[www.examiner.com image 400x600]

are your pages of guns and ammo stuck together?

You're absolutely right. The media has NEVER deliberately confused every goddamn semi-automatic rifle with an "assault weapon." He just pulled that right out of his ass.

the fark does that have to do with bees? oh boohoohoo the media gets the name of the gun wrong, let's just like it city workers confuse bees from wasps? those poor guns. I guess i see his point i apologise, i didn't realise that the AK-47 was so sensitive about other people getting to use it's name.

You're an idiot. So a comment can't be about anything not directly related to bees, and because I post a gun image you assume I'm a gun owner? Look out, I'm about to post a picture of Superman, so I must be a super hero.

It's Saturday morning, way too early for you to bring your fist of rage out. Can you even have a relaxing morning? 
[www-deadline-com.vimg.net image 297x300]

That is not superman, that is christopher Reeves. Are you part of the anti-comic book cabal? It is people like you that freely accept the media's portrayal of hard working american writers' characters as a shell of what they really are in movie adaptations. I don't think anyone can relax this morning now.

So you were mad about a little thread shiatting and your response was to be the biggest shiat in the whole goddamn fishbowl?


nah :) i bought this stuff called "sarcasm" on e-bay did i apply it too lightly?
 
2012-09-08 11:00:05 AM  

JonnyG: Well, to be fair, it's actually all three and more.

Bees should be protected. It should be illegal to kill bees under any circumstances.


Survival of the fittest, pal.
 
2012-09-08 11:05:44 AM  
Gotta double tap em in the head to kill the Zombees.
 
2012-09-08 11:07:17 AM  
Maybe the city should replace those bees
 
2012-09-08 11:07:26 AM  

LL316: JonnyG: Well, to be fair, it's actually all three and more.

Bees should be protected. It should be illegal to kill bees under any circumstances.

I'll kill a wasp or yellow jacket any time I darn well please. And honey bees will be happy I did.


If it flies and looks like it might sting me, it's getting killed.
 
2012-09-08 11:19:05 AM  
Somebody obviously didn't have a set of these as a child:

www.horg.com
 
2012-09-08 11:23:09 AM  
Honeybees wiped out? Oh, no!

i.ytimg.com
 
2012-09-08 11:27:28 AM  

JonnyG: Well, to be fair, it's actually all three and more.

Bees should be protected. It should be illegal to kill bees under any circumstances.


That's my take on it, too.
 
2012-09-08 11:29:45 AM  
There is some nick cage picture of him and bees that may be relevant to post here, not sure anyone has done that on Fark yet. I've tried to find it but it's a bit obscure.
 
2012-09-08 11:32:00 AM  
cdn.fd.uproxx.com
 
2012-09-08 11:32:22 AM  

MaxSupernova: Thankfully the honeybee business is booming in my part of the world. I am trying to talk my dad into starting some hives on his property and try to get some tupelo trees started as well so we can start making some tupelo honey. It truly is the bees knees of honey. However I always keep a bottle of wild flower honey when I crave something with a little stronger flavor.


I think it's a great idea. My sister had some bees brought to her property and is now learning a bit about beekeeping.

Bees provide more than just honey. They pollinate billions of dollars worth of food products for the U.S. each year. Much of that food cannot be effectively pollinated by machine or hand.
 
2012-09-08 11:33:53 AM  
Clearly its not A since global warming is a hoax. B, perhaps, but why get your panties in a bunch about it? Its just nature in action. C: my only concern here is the city invading the homeowners property. The hive of bees is a petty concern. There are plenty more where they came from.

The city seems to be talking out both sides of its face: "...the tree is in a public right of way.."...but...."its your tree"...but..."we have the right to fark with your tree".. So much for a clear delineation of rights and responsibilities. I would say if the tree is in the homeowners yard, its theirs. They can chop it down, let it grow as big as they want, or fill it with 5000 bees. Its their business, not mine or anyone else's. If, on the other hand, it is on city property then the city can do as they see fit. Clear and easy.
 
2012-09-08 11:34:51 AM  
The dog's meat. Have you seen it?
 
2012-09-08 11:35:01 AM  

Ima4nic8or: Clearly its not A since global warming is a hoax.


Sorry but I couldn't hear the rest of your post over how retarded you are.
 
2012-09-08 11:35:58 AM  

hogans: When I was working at a local church a few years ago, they had an infestation of honeybees inside a roof structure. They called a local beekeeper, who promptly came with a trailer and vacuumed up the queen and about 200,000 bees for free. He got a new hive, and the church got rid of the swarms. Everybody won.


That's how it should be done.
 
2012-09-08 11:40:03 AM  
cdn3.mixrmedia.com

What a wasp might look like
www.deviantart.com
 
2012-09-08 11:40:06 AM  

LabGrrl: You're telling me that people with no training in telling bees from wasps, let alone one kind of bee from another, can't tell one kind of bee from another?

shockedfacebaby.jpg


The thing is, the town claims they sent "experts".

Gotta say, this article actually made me a bit angrier than I thought it would..
 
2012-09-08 11:44:05 AM  

Ima4nic8or: Clearly its not A since global warming is a hoax. B, perhaps, but why get your panties in a bunch about it? Its just nature in action. C: my only concern here is the city invading the homeowners property. The hive of bees is a petty concern. There are plenty more where they came from.

The city seems to be talking out both sides of its face: "...the tree is in a public right of way.."...but...."its your tree"...but..."we have the right to fark with your tree".. So much for a clear delineation of rights and responsibilities. I would say if the tree is in the homeowners yard, its theirs. They can chop it down, let it grow as big as they want, or fill it with 5000 bees. Its their business, not mine or anyone else's. If, on the other hand, it is on city property then the city can do as they see fit. Clear and easy.


Clearly A: You live in your mom's basement where it's always the same temperature... B: You have no idea what a pollinator is and don't care because cheese doodles and hot dogs don't need them and C: Are 12.
 
2012-09-08 11:47:12 AM  

kid_icarus: I think we should start now figuring out a honey substitute for our breakfast cereals. Just in case.

/cannot have just 'Nut Cheerios'


Most 'honey' and 'maple syrup' these days is HFCS+flavorings.
 
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