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(The New York Times)   Words you never expect to read in the New York Times: "By the time [Mike the Hog-A-Nator] was done, he'd sucked out five gallons of ants"   (nytimes.com ) divider line
    More: Scary, crazy ants, Pearland, terminal illness, 35th state  
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2013-12-10 12:08:59 PM  
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UberDave: Ok...long article.  Someone sum up.  Dude has a farkton of ants in his house.  That sucks.  He also has a shiat load of hogs on his property but that's expected when you own acreage in Pearland...the place is practically overrun.


There are ants that like electrical systems so much they swarm circuit boards and sockets. There are so many of them that they create a short in the circuit, instantly electricuting the swarm. Thus killed, the swarm becomes more powerful than you can ever imagine.
2013-12-10 08:17:21 PM  
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...Mike the Hog-A-Nator's cousin?
2013-12-10 03:08:08 PM  
1 vote:
A 4200 acre supercolony.  Has anyone checked for the presence of Zerg?
2013-12-10 01:03:42 PM  
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the_vicious_fez: UberDave: Ok...long article.  Someone sum up.  Dude has a farkton of ants in his house.  That sucks.  He also has a shiat load of hogs on his property but that's expected when you own acreage in Pearland...the place is practically overrun.

There are ants that like electrical systems so much they swarm circuit boards and sockets. There are so many of them that they create a short in the circuit, instantly electricuting the swarm. Thus killed, the swarm becomes more powerful than you can ever imagine.


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