Bounce fabric sheets (mosquitoes be gone)

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Bounce fabric sheets (mosquitoes be gone)

Postby vampee on Thu Sep 08, 2005 1:32 am

This may sound weird but I have been told that bounce fabric sheets help repel mosquitoes. I tried it and it seemed to work for me and my kids. We would just tuck some in our pockets and belts and so on. I also have heard that Avons "Skin so Soft" oil spray and lotion works. The little bracelet things they sell at Wal-Mart that smell like citronella work wonders foer keeping the little buggers off. I know this is the end of summer but it may help some of you for next year!
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Postby Max on Thu Sep 08, 2005 2:22 am

Anything to repel mosquitos, anywhere south of the mason-dixon line is always most appreciated! thank ye, Ma'am.
Also, I use unscented bounce sheets to clean my cats. Yeah, I know, Cats are clean animals, right? Well, I'm mildly allergic to one of my Kitty's dander. A couple of swipes with unscented bounce seems to take care of the dander.
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Postby wethinklifesascam on Thu Sep 08, 2005 8:41 pm

You have no clue how much I want to hug you for this tip lol :) Bugs find me very delicious (I've found out there's a study that has been done saying most blood sucking and biting bugs are attracted to pale, blonde haired, blue eyed children..) and anything to keep them away is GREATLY appreciated :)
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Postby supervelma on Sun Oct 02, 2005 8:39 pm

to test this out, I sprayed one arm and leg with store bought bug spray and rubbed down one arm and leg with a fabric softener sheet - no bites on either arm - I'm sticking with the Bounce sheets from now on - they're cheaper and they smell better - thanks for the tip, you saved my lif... or at least lots of my blood!
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Postby vampee on Tue Oct 11, 2005 10:35 pm

your welcome babe 8)
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Re: Bounce fabric sheets (mosquitoes be gone)

Postby Fuck_Authority on Sun Aug 12, 2007 10:03 am

vampee wrote:This may sound weird but I have been told that bounce fabric sheets help repel mosquitoes. I tried it and it seemed to work for me and my kids. We would just tuck some in our pockets and belts and so on. I also have heard that Avons "Skin so Soft" oil spray and lotion works. The little bracelet things they sell at Wal-Mart that smell like citronella work wonders foer keeping the little buggers off. I know this is the end of summer but it may help some of you for next year!



yea and if you do get a mosquito bite just put men's speed stick on it, it'll stop iching.
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Re: Bounce fabric sheets (mosquitoes be gone)

Postby Applecore on Sun Aug 12, 2007 8:36 pm

I consider mosquitoes the New Jersey state bird. They're nasty. I'm so trying this.
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Postby DumpsterDiver on Tue Jun 16, 2009 7:23 pm

wethinklifesascam wrote:You have no clue how much I want to hug you for this tip lol :) Bugs find me very delicious (I've found out there's a study that has been done saying most blood sucking and biting bugs are attracted to pale, blonde haired, blue eyed children..) and anything to keep them away is GREATLY appreciated :)


they also love dark skinned, brown haired, hazel eyed, half sri lankan girls. unfortunately.lol
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Postby dinotoria on Tue Jun 16, 2009 7:31 pm

wethinklifesascam wrote:You have no clue how much I want to hug you for this tip lol :) Bugs find me very delicious (I've found out there's a study that has been done saying most blood sucking and biting bugs are attracted to pale, blonde haired, blue eyed children..) and anything to keep them away is GREATLY appreciated :)



i have noticed that when i'm outside with my family my little brother (being blonde haired and blue eyed) gets bitten a LOT more than anyone else.

a couple of weeks ago i was camping and my aunt said she'd read that spraying mouthwash around the area you're in will help repel mosquitoes as well. :)
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Re: Bounce fabric sheets (mosquitoes be gone)

Postby sapphire_distortion on Mon Jun 29, 2009 1:48 am

I just tried this the other night, and I got less bites than usual but still got bites :( The mosquitoes down here are AWFUL, I can sit outside for 30 minutes at dusk or night and have ten new bites at least. I was outside for several hours after using the Bounce sheets and I had like, 3-4 bites. A significant decrease, but still annoying!
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Re: Bounce fabric sheets (mosquitoes be gone)

Postby Tabbycat on Tue Jul 21, 2009 8:55 pm

Anyone know anything about using vitamin b to make one less tasty?
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Re: Bounce fabric sheets (mosquitoes be gone)

Postby miss.hell on Tue Jul 21, 2009 10:01 pm

^ yes iv'e heard that a b complex vitamin makes you less likely too get bit by fleas and mosquitos, I take and i get bit less, Im going to try the dryer sheet thing with my son who cant take vitamins because hes only 6 mos. plus texas is a bitch when it comes to skeeters and fleas
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Re: Bounce fabric sheets (mosquitoes be gone)

Postby sdrvenus on Sun Jun 05, 2011 10:14 pm

THIS IS AWESOME!!! I EFFING HATE MOSQUITOES!!!
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