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(Orlando Sentinel)   Father and son share quality time together - walking their dog along the river, getting covered in bees, going to the intensive care unit   (orlandosentinel.com) divider line 62
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2014-06-24 10:47:04 PM
Yellows jackets can now build nests underground. They are evolving. Sneaky bastards.
 
2014-06-24 11:32:18 PM
For a split second there, I thought it was Phil Spector in drag.
 
2014-06-25 12:23:06 AM

cryinoutloud: Yellows jackets can now build nests underground. They are evolving. Sneaky bastards.


They've done that as long as I've been alive dude - evil f*****.

//middle-aged country boy who hates yellow jackets - may & june are the worst months - you just have to keep killing them w/ spray - over and over - to keep them from getting a foot-hold on your sh*t. Add in hornets and wasps and you have the trifecta.
 
2014-06-25 12:25:16 AM
www.polyvore.com
 
2014-06-25 12:30:32 AM
My dad never did fun stuff like this with me when I grew up.  Why dad....why?????


And the cat's in the cradle and the silver spoon
Little boy blue and the man on the moon
When you comin' home, Dad
I don't know when, but we'll get together then
You know we'll have a good time then
 
2014-06-25 12:34:18 AM
The yellow jackets attacked.
Krunze grabbed his beekeeping mask, veil and gloves and headed in the direction of the screams.


Damn. Did he steal 1960's Batman utility belt?
 
2014-06-25 12:35:00 AM

dr_iacovone: My dad never did fun stuff like this with me when I grew up.  Why dad....why?????


Make it up w/ your son. My parents got divorced early / I hear you / fix it w/ your generation.
 
2014-06-25 12:35:03 AM
Yellow jackets are not bees.
 
2014-06-25 12:39:36 AM

WhoopAssWayne: dr_iacovone: My dad never did fun stuff like this with me when I grew up.  Why dad....why?????

Make it up w/ your son. My parents got divorced early / I hear you / fix it w/ your generation.


I have an 11yo son.  SO MUCH THIS ^^^^^
 
2014-06-25 12:46:02 AM
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2014-06-25 12:48:00 AM
A Florida tag without bathsalts? Unpossible!
 
2014-06-25 12:48:59 AM

cryinoutloud: Yellows jackets can now build nests underground. They are evolving. Sneaky bastards.


That's where yellow jackets have always built their nests. Actual native yellow jackets, that is. What most folks call "yellow jackets" are actually German wasps, which are an invasive species, as well as certain types of hornet.
 
2014-06-25 12:56:57 AM
dr_iacovone:

And the cat's in the cradle and the silver spoon
Little boy blue and the man on the moon
When you comin' home, Dad
I don't know when, but we'll get together then
You know we'll have a good time then


And as I hung up the phone it occured to me
He'd grown up covered in bees, yeah
My boy was covered in bees.
 
2014-06-25 12:58:32 AM

fusillade762: Yellow jackets are not bees.


No, they are not, FFS. I can understand getting "wasps" "yellow jackets" and "hornets" mixed up, but not with BEES. Do people get extra points for bad headlines or something?

Bees don't bother me a bit, but those other ones can all die.
 
2014-06-25 01:08:16 AM
 
2014-06-25 01:18:07 AM

cryinoutloud: fusillade762: Yellow jackets are not bees.

No, they are not, FFS. I can understand getting "wasps" "yellow jackets" and "hornets" mixed up, but not with BEES. Do people get extra points for bad headlines or something?

Bees don't bother me a bit, but those other ones can all die.


Oh, don't blame the headline. The 911 caller said "bees". They looked like bees while they were STINGING them. But I guess entymoliogicians with Nazi-like efficiency would say "Oh! The yellowjackets are stinging! Not the bees! No, don't malign the poor bees! They would never hurt us! We depend on them! AND THEY"RE DYING!!! WE"RE ALL DOOMED!" And then they round up all these other insects and send them off to the gas chambers. Yeah, we know your type, with your bugzappers and your 'Heil honey'. You never see a beard of wasps though, do you? Or a jar of hornet honey. Yeah, they make honey - it's kinda nasty; tastes like acid; burns your mouth, but they make it - free trade, and do you buy it, you wasp hater? You hornet hurter. This kind of thing really makes me buzz. Zzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz.
Zzz.
 
2014-06-25 01:19:08 AM

Now I Is!: [media.giphy.com image 400x254] 
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xs-tl6GBOBo


I like my coffee like I like my women...

/....covered in bees!!
 
2014-06-25 01:20:00 AM
<Engage subby's identification sub-routine>

"Well, it's got four of those things with, like, things on them and it's kind of fur-covered. Eh, close enough. It's a pineapple"

<Output result>

"It's a dolphin!"
 
2014-06-25 01:20:16 AM
Obligatory BEES!!!

media.giphy.com
 
2014-06-25 01:25:10 AM

rkiller1: I have an 11yo son.  SO MUCH THIS ^^^^^


sarcasm/truth is lost to me in your post. Love your son - and as a 40+ year old w/ a very sick father - pray he (your son) loves and looks after you if you get sick/ill/disability in later days.
 
2014-06-25 01:26:51 AM
31.media.tumblr.com
 
2014-06-25 01:28:41 AM
Bees.  My God.
 
2014-06-25 01:29:13 AM

doglover: [31.media.tumblr.com image 494x469]


Is that from the Tick?
 
2014-06-25 01:32:25 AM
They grew up around here and this never happened.

I'm always perplexed when people say things like this. It has happened now so obviously it happens. Because it didn't happen before doesn't mean that it shouldn't ever happen.
 
2014-06-25 01:33:41 AM

gozar_the_destroyer: doglover: [31.media.tumblr.com image 494x469]

Is that from the Tick?


Not quite.
 
2014-06-25 01:34:13 AM

Hector Remarkable: Oh, don't blame the headline. The 911 caller said "bees". They looked like bees while they were STINGING them. But I guess entymoliogicians with Nazi-like efficiency would say "Oh! The yellowjackets are stinging! Not the bees! No, don't malign the poor bees! They would never hurt us! We depend on them! AND THEY"RE DYING!!! WE"RE ALL DOOMED!" And then they round up all these other insects and send them off to the gas chambers. Yeah, we know your type, with your bugzappers and your 'Heil honey'. You never see a beard of wasps though, do you? Or a jar of hornet honey. Yeah, they make honey - it's kinda nasty; tastes like acid; burns your mouth, but they make it - free trade, and do you buy it, you wasp hater? You hornet hurter. This kind of thing really makes me buzz. Zzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz.
Zzz.


EXACTLY. And lay off that honey wine; it causes psychosis.

cloud.graphicleftovers.com
 
2014-06-25 01:34:15 AM

gozar_the_destroyer: doglover: [31.media.tumblr.com image 494x469]

Is that from the Tick?


Dr Bees
 
2014-06-25 01:35:24 AM
There was an underground nest in a vacant lot near my house when I was a kid. This was a lot where people would dump things, and once someone dumped an old roll of carpet. Just to mess with the hornets, I drug the roll over the entrance hole to the underground nest. This roll must have been between one and two feet in diameter. I came back a few days later, and they had eaten a hole straight through it, several inches in diameter.

During the drought years of 1976/77, there were lots of these bastards where my father lived, and any source of water would draw them in. They are cannibals, so if you squish one and leave it, soon another will come over and start munching on it, and will fly away with the corpse to eat it in peace. Bam, step on it, now you have two. Then four, then six, then eight, until you're running around, stepping on them as quickly as possible. Finally, you get bored and leave. Come back a few minutes later, and they are all gone.

www.mypestinfo.com
I used to see bald faced hornets around once in a while; thankfully I was never stung by one. They would cruise over when the smaller hornets were getting a drink, and pick out a victim. Then it would drop down and tackle it, and the battle was on. They are about twice the size of a standard hornet, so the yellow jacket would always lose (I did see one nearly tear the bald faced hornets leg off, that one ended in a draw). They wrestled the smaller hornet into position, then bit them just behind the head to kill them, then fly away to eat them in peace.

I'm so glad we don't have these here.
 
2014-06-25 01:37:01 AM
cdn.isciencetimes.com
 
2014-06-25 01:38:13 AM
www.amagpiesnest.com
 
2014-06-25 01:38:39 AM
beeinformed.org
 
2014-06-25 01:39:08 AM

cryinoutloud: . And lay off that honey wine; it causes psychosis.


't's rum 'n coke.
 
2014-06-25 01:45:50 AM
And remember, only females have stingers. It's a modified ovipositor.
 
2014-06-25 01:45:55 AM

Hector Remarkable: cryinoutloud: fusillade762: Yellow jackets are not bees.

No, they are not, FFS. I can understand getting "wasps" "yellow jackets" and "hornets" mixed up, but not with BEES. Do people get extra points for bad headlines or something?

Bees don't bother me a bit, but those other ones can all die.

Oh, don't blame the headline. The 911 caller said "bees". They looked like bees while they were STINGING them. But I guess entymoliogicians with Nazi-like efficiency would say "Oh! The yellowjackets are stinging! Not the bees! No, don't malign the poor bees! They would never hurt us! We depend on them! AND THEY"RE DYING!!! WE"RE ALL DOOMED!" And then they round up all these other insects and send them off to the gas chambers. Yeah, we know your type, with your bugzappers and your 'Heil honey'. You never see a beard of wasps though, do you? Or a jar of hornet honey. Yeah, they make honey - it's kinda nasty; tastes like acid; burns your mouth, but they make it - free trade, and do you buy it, you wasp hater? You hornet hurter. This kind of thing really makes me buzz. Zzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz.
Zzz.


I have no idea what you're talking about, so here is Mr. Slugworth as Adolf and Angela Hitler.

www.20min.ch
 
2014-06-25 01:47:05 AM
I hope that if I ever get attacked by bees there is a beekeeper within hearing distance to spring into action with his full beekeeper regalia. Nothing suspicious about that at all, no siree.
 
2014-06-25 01:57:43 AM

Witness99: I hope that if I ever get attacked by bees there is a beekeeper within hearing distance to spring into action with his full beekeeper regalia. Nothing suspicious about that at all, no siree.


I too found that odd in an unsettling way.
 
2014-06-25 01:59:36 AM
 
2014-06-25 02:04:56 AM

Repo Man: Chinese army uses a flame thrower to take out an Asian giant hornet's nest!


Have you seen those things? They're called "sparrow bees" in Japanese. It's a fitting name.

i.imgur.com
 
2014-06-25 02:10:05 AM

doglover: Repo Man: Chinese army uses a flame thrower to take out an Asian giant hornet's nest!

Have you seen those things? They're called "sparrow bees" in Japanese. It's a fitting name.

[i.imgur.com image 500x333]


files.sharenator.com
 
2014-06-25 02:16:42 AM

doglover: Repo Man: Chinese army uses a flame thrower to take out an Asian giant hornet's nest!

Have you seen those things? They're called "sparrow bees" in Japanese. It's a fitting name.

[i.imgur.com image 500x333]




While those are obviously a very large wasp, they don't look like all of the photos I've seen of Vespa mandarinia.
softypapa.files.wordpress.com
 
2014-06-25 02:19:30 AM

Repo Man: doglover: Repo Man: Chinese army uses a flame thrower to take out an Asian giant hornet's nest!

Have you seen those things? They're called "sparrow bees" in Japanese. It's a fitting name.

[i.imgur.com image 500x333]

While those are obviously a very large wasp, they don't look like all of the photos I've seen of Vespa mandarinia.
[softypapa.files.wordpress.com image 600x450]


Well, I've had one on my house. I could hear it eating the wall. I go outside, it was actually munching on a smaller wasp's nest. The smaller wasp was all "HOLY farkING shiatBALLS" and just quivering while the big biatch just ate her house.
 
2014-06-25 02:31:26 AM

doglover: Repo Man: doglover: Repo Man: Chinese army uses a flame thrower to take out an Asian giant hornet's nest!

Have you seen those things? They're called "sparrow bees" in Japanese. It's a fitting name.

[i.imgur.com image 500x333]

While those are obviously a very large wasp, they don't look like all of the photos I've seen of Vespa mandarinia.
[softypapa.files.wordpress.com image 600x450]

Well, I've had one on my house. I could hear it eating the wall. I go outside, it was actually munching on a smaller wasp's nest. The smaller wasp was all "HOLY farkING shiatBALLS" and just quivering while the big biatch just ate her house.



There are a number of species of large wasps indigenous to the US, so it was almost certainly a case of mistaken identification. Apart from their size, the Asian giant hornets are especially aggressive. To the point where it likely wouldn't be able to colonize the US and escape detection for long.

"It's popular to think any big wasp is the giant Asian hornet," the entomologist said, "but there have been no verified sightings in North America."
 
2014-06-25 02:33:10 AM

doglover: Repo Man: Chinese army uses a flame thrower to take out an Asian giant hornet's nest!

Have you seen those things? They're called "sparrow bees" in Japanese. It's a fitting name.

[i.imgur.com image 500x333]


Holy farking hell.
 
2014-06-25 02:38:39 AM
i.kinja-img.com
 
2014-06-25 02:45:58 AM

Witness99: I hope that if I ever get attacked by bees there is a beekeeper within hearing distance to spring into action with his full beekeeper regalia. Nothing suspicious about that at all, no siree.


Yeah, even as someone who grew up around beekeeping, I found that very odd.  I don't think hearing someone scream would automatically make anyone in my family think bees/wasps/hornets.

Well, maybe if they were screaming at my house.  I get too damn many wasps building nests here.  I just took out a bald faced hornet nest, which thankfully I noticed before the first generation of workers had emerged to defend it.
 
2014-06-25 02:47:27 AM
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/this scene is always a lulz
 
2014-06-25 02:50:32 AM

WhoopAssWayne: rkiller1: I have an 11yo son.  SO MUCH THIS ^^^^^

sarcasm/truth is lost to me in your post. Love your son - and as a 40+ year old w/ a very sick father - pray he (your son) loves and looks after you if you get sick/ill/disability in later days.


No sarcasm, all truth.  Hope your father is better.
Peace.
 
2014-06-25 03:47:01 AM

Repo Man: There are a number of species of large wasps indigenous to the US


This wasn't in the US....
 
2014-06-25 03:52:12 AM
Ugh, I hate looking at close up photos of wasps. Gives me the heebie-jeebies.

Thanks a lot, Orlando Sentinel, I wouldn't have known what the story was about otherwise.
 
2014-06-25 04:35:55 AM
Quality time with father is what every child needs and dreams of.  img29.picoodle.com
 
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