FLorida's clever idea

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  1. basketcase

    basketcase Pissed that Naz only has 2 legs

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    http://betabeat.com/2013/08/florida-launches-drone-warfare-against-mosquitoes/[​IMG]
    taken from the report...

    In case you’re imagining drones shooting lasers, the flying robots will be equipped with infrared cameras to locate areas where mosquitoes like to socialize, such as shallow-water pools. Once those places are targeted a ground team will swoop in to obliterate the mosquitoes with poison.
     
  2. basketcase

    basketcase Pissed that Naz only has 2 legs

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    :coffee: umm sure. The government cares about the Mosquitos buzzing around you.
     
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    DrivenByDemons Spinoff Jesus Gold

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    basketcase Pissed that Naz only has 2 legs

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    As a former resident of FL, I can tell you that water is everywhere. Over here, over there.

    If I see a drone I'm shooting it down. :fil:
     
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    Teeney My friends call me Lissette Gold

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    I am contacting PETA
     
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    whatsit Dawg Lover VIP

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    :grad: I am anti-mosquitoes.
     
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    basketcase Pissed that Naz only has 2 legs

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    What about the poisonous frogs? Shouldn't they be hunting those too?
     
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    wow WGAF
     
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    basketcase Pissed that Naz only has 2 legs

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    :stfu: a lot of people do.
     
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    ice cream Well-Known Member

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    ya florida has a shitload of water coursing thru it vains

    once they get the squeetoos they will be coming after us :coffee:
     
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    Lawsy Hey, buttholes

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    ice cream Well-Known Member

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    Is mosquitoes a code word for illegals :dontknow:
     
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    FlaFlaFlunkie Fabulous!

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    Why don't they just drop in 100 dragonflies? They'll obliterate the mosquito population and leave no poison behind.

    Stupid people. :facepalm:
     
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    You can't spy on people with dragonflies.
     
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    I've got alligators in my backyard
     
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    Know it all.
     
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    i've lived in the phoenix area for most of my life. i don't think i've ever been bitten by one here.

    then again; black widows, scorps and rattlers...
     
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    The entire state of Florida is a breeding ground for skeeters....don't need a flying fuckin robot to figure that out.
     
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    FlaFlaFlunkie Fabulous!

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    What I don't understand is, considering the nature of the climate and that mosquitoes are always gonna be a given, why don't they start breeding dragonflies now? They can take several years to mature but the skeeters aren't going anywhere.

    So dumb. It's like having a problem in your yard with scorching sunlight. PLANT A FUCKING TREE! :pissed: