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WARNING....The mozzies are horrendous this year.

WARNING....The mozzies are horrendous this year.

Old Mar 28, 12, 4:34 pm
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WARNING....The mozzies are horrendous this year.

After the drought came the rain then more rain and now the mozzies have come out in force.
In all my years of visiting and living here I have never known them to be so bad.....at least in my area. There's thousands of the little devils just waiting to bite and suck up blood. The recent cold snap has done nothing to get rid of them either.....in fact it seems to have made them even more voracious.

Stock up on the repellent.
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Old Mar 29, 12, 11:30 am
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Indeed... this vintage has shown some really big mfers.... At the end of their round of stinging, they are heavier than a 747-8i...
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Old Mar 29, 12, 7:17 pm
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Originally Posted by Gaucho100K View Post
Indeed... this vintage has shown some really big mfers.... At the end of their round of stinging, they are heavier than a 747-8i...
Please make sure they are all dead and gone before early May. Thank you.
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Old Mar 29, 12, 8:48 pm
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Originally Posted by Eastbay1K View Post
Please make sure they are all dead and gone before early May. Thank you.
No chance in Hell thats going to happen..... unless of course you can bring me down 5 (five) Ipad3's...
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Old Mar 29, 12, 9:49 pm
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Originally Posted by Gaucho100K View Post
No chance in Hell thats going to happen..... unless of course you can bring me down 5 (five) Ipad3's...
I'll bring my own repellent.
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Old Mar 30, 12, 5:19 pm
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Originally Posted by Gaucho100K View Post
No chance in Hell thats going to happen..... unless of course you can bring me down 5 (five) Ipad3's...
How 'bout end of September then?
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Old Mar 30, 12, 6:24 pm
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Originally Posted by DJGMaster1 View Post
How 'bout end of September then?
Well yes... do keep this in mind if you are up for it...
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Old Mar 30, 12, 7:01 pm
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Is this situation in B.A. or more rural parts of Argentina? Thanks for the headsup...will definitely take repellant.
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Old Mar 30, 12, 8:50 pm
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Mozzies are bigger, meaner and more repelent proof not only here in EZE, but just about everywhere in my experience.....
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Old Mar 30, 12, 8:55 pm
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Originally Posted by SkyTeam777 View Post
Is this situation in B.A. or more rural parts of Argentina? Thanks for the headsup...will definitely take repellant.
Given the dengue problem in the north, not a bad idea. I don't know if anyone has been diagnosed with actually having contracted dengue in BA or close surrounds, or if all the cases are contracted from further north and surrounding countries (Bolivia, Paraguay, Brazil).
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Old Mar 31, 12, 9:34 pm
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I was out in the countryside yesterday and the mozzies were really out in force despite the strong sun. I was using Off...the extra strength one rather than the normal variety and it kept the buggers at bay.

I haven't heard any reports of dengue even from up north.
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Old Mar 31, 12, 9:43 pm
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So I'm guessing my trip up the Parana delta is going to be mosquito infested. Oh joy of joys!

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Old Mar 31, 12, 10:06 pm
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Depends when you arrive....I reckon we have a good few weeks yet before they start to die down. More rain forecast for next week won't help either.

If you don't smoke a pipe I suggest you start doing so now.
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2 weeks :-). Time to break out the DEET.
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Old Apr 1, 12, 7:56 pm
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Green OFF will do the trick....
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