No more flies?

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No more flies?

Postby Ms Minx on Wed May 05, 2010 8:24 am

As it gets warmer, I'm getting deluged by black flies here in India. My dad said that if you hang clear blastic baggies with water in them, that the flies won't come into your house. I had another friend say the same thing, it has to do with the reflections on the clear bag?

Anyone else heard of this??? Tried it??
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Re: No more flies?

Postby MeritaViola on Wed May 05, 2010 10:28 am

I have never heard of this, but would love to know if it works! Keep us updated!
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Re: No more flies?

Postby NikkiNockers on Wed May 05, 2010 2:52 pm

Small containers of sugar water. Put them in random places, the flies find them, land for a sip and drown.
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Re: No more flies?

Postby miss.hell on Wed May 05, 2010 3:09 pm

this organic restauraunt i go to does this on their patio...they still have flies though
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Re: No more flies?

Postby bitethecurbanddie on Wed May 05, 2010 3:47 pm

ive heard that but i heard to put a penny in the bag i have no idea why and i dont think it worked.
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Re: No more flies?

Postby LittleWing on Fri Aug 13, 2010 9:29 pm

I think this only works in random ass places in Phoenix wear the flies have been breeding inside of high schools and are coming out mentally retarded. =P
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Re: No more flies?

Postby Brutus on Mon Aug 16, 2010 9:33 pm

Gotta stick with the vinegar in a cup, plastic wrap over it, poke holes in the plastic.

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Re: No more flies?

Postby graveyard rabies on Sun Sep 26, 2010 7:19 pm

i think id actually read it on here, but take a slice of lemon and cover it in sugar, the sugar will attract it, the citric acid will kill it. ive never actually tried it though, id rather just try to get them out instead of killing
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Re: No more flies?

Postby Emily Atomic on Sun Sep 26, 2010 8:39 pm

I used the water bags at the farm I worked at, it works really well!
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