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Is There Something Wrong With My Tree? Answered

I just checked the water level of my tree. When I pulled my hand out, it was covered in tiny white and black squirming bugs (about the size of a grain of sand). Is that, well, natural for a Turkish Fir tree.

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Kiteman
Kiteman

13 years ago

>doh< We're talking about decorative trees, aren't we? Here's me thinking you're using some sort of hydroponics set-up, but you're just watering a corpse, aren't you? Chuck some oil on the water, suffocate the blighters.

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zachninme
zachninme

Reply 13 years ago

I was going to say that! I get a cookie, right!?

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whatsisface
whatsisface

Reply 13 years ago

Don't start the "Lord Ragoflago" thing again....

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zachninme
zachninme

Reply 13 years ago

Where did Lord come frome?

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whatsisface
whatsisface

Reply 13 years ago

As I recall, it was "Lil miss Lord Ragoflago"

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zachninme
zachninme

Reply 13 years ago

...damn you! IRC NOW!

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nerfer192
nerfer192

Reply 13 years ago

lil miss lord ragoflago

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nerfer192
nerfer192

Reply 13 years ago

LIL MISS LORD RAGOFLAGO

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whatsisface
whatsisface

Reply 13 years ago

... Why even type that?

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nerfer192
nerfer192

Reply 13 years ago

to piss you off

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whatsisface
whatsisface

Reply 13 years ago

Well thats not very nice then is it..?

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nerfer192
nerfer192

Reply 13 years ago

no, not really. sorry, but who is lil mis ragoflago?

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whatsisface
whatsisface

Reply 13 years ago

It was the name of z'me's cookie from a previous thread.

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nerfer192
nerfer192

Reply 13 years ago

ah i see, lil miss lord ragoflago the cookie!

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nerfer192
nerfer192

Reply 13 years ago

i made it at icanhascheezburger.com

lil miss lord.bmp
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Spl1nt3rC3ll
Spl1nt3rC3ll

Reply 13 years ago

My forum is being highjacked!

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Kiteman
Kiteman

Reply 13 years ago

We are the representatives of the Instructablobian Liberation Front - fly this thread to the Burning Man festival immediately or we will post this block-triggered K'nex rifle.

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whatsisface
whatsisface

Reply 13 years ago

NO, NOT THE RIFLE!!

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whatsisface
whatsisface

Reply 13 years ago

Oh, everyone's supposed to be against the block trigger :P I was just against the posting of the rifle :P

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Spl1nt3rC3ll
Spl1nt3rC3ll

Reply 13 years ago

(Insert picture of Moe (from Simpsons) pointing a shotgun, which for some reason I cannot find)

All right, everyone leave, and give me your pants too!

:P

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zachninme
zachninme

Reply 13 years ago

Hmm... I missed a lot...

and lil' miss lord ragoflago is Mrs. Ratfink ;-)

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whatsisface
whatsisface

Reply 13 years ago

zachninme says: Thank you, I shall cherish it always. I will also call it Carl. Or maybe Lord Ragoflago if its a girl cookie. So Lord Ragoflago is the cookie, and lil miss lord ragoflago is Jessy?

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zachninme
zachninme

Reply 13 years ago

Hmm. Guess you're right... Ah, I knew it! I didn't make up the "lil miss" part, that was you, influenced by the lolcat. I made up "Lord Ragoflago" before the lolcat ;-)

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whatsisface
whatsisface

Reply 13 years ago

You lost me so I'll give you the benefit of the doubt :P

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nerfer192
nerfer192

Reply 13 years ago

nnnnnnnnnnnoooooooooooooo!!!!!!! not the block trigger!!!!! anthing but that!!!!!

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nerfer192
nerfer192

Reply 13 years ago

w00t!!

lil miss lord.bmp
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Spl1nt3rC3ll
Spl1nt3rC3ll

Reply 13 years ago

Deja Vu!

Nooooooooooo!

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Sunbanks
Sunbanks

Reply 13 years ago

Yes. Here you go. *gives cookie*

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zachninme
zachninme

Reply 13 years ago

Yay!
Hey! This is chocolate chip! You know that those dekagrammed-nuggets of doom have tracking devices! The government will never catch me alive!?! WHEE!!
*puts on tin foil hat*

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Kiteman
Kiteman

Reply 13 years ago

Check your foil. Has it got that criss-cross pattern in it?

That's an antenna network, manufactured in the foil specifically to track those people who know the secret of the >mumph<

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Sunbanks
Sunbanks

Reply 13 years ago

Just don't go near a cat or a lemon with your hat on. Or for that matter don't put a lemon and a cat in your hat.

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Sunbanks
Sunbanks

Reply 13 years ago

Would you like another?

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Cinder2007
Cinder2007

Reply 13 years ago

My guess is that the tree is dead, and rotting, thus the infestation. You can get a commercial bug cleaner, or soap and water. (bugs dont like the taste)

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its a lion
its a lion

13 years ago

its tree lice. you should take a flamethrower to it. i have no idea...

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Weissensteinburg
Weissensteinburg

Reply 13 years ago

I feel so bad for those trees with lice..it must itch like a bit of powdered fiberglass poured down your drawers between third and fourth period in the locker rooms while trying to search for your deodorant under the pile of clothes that need to be washed this weekend.

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KentsOkay
KentsOkay

Reply 13 years ago

XD TMI!!!!

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its a lion
its a lion

Reply 13 years ago

personal experience?

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Weissensteinburg
Weissensteinburg

Reply 13 years ago

nope...but it seems like that would itch a lot =]

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Goodhart
Goodhart

Reply 13 years ago

Is that why a certain type of paper is called "scratch" ? LOL

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Goodhart
Goodhart

Reply 13 years ago

a flame thrower ? (sigh, you knew this might be coming, didn't you ?) That would then make "flied lice" (a unanimous groan issues from the crowd).

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Doctor What
Doctor What

Reply 13 years ago

:) unanimous groan absent from my person

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Goodhart
Goodhart

Reply 13 years ago

I see you got here late

LOL

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Doctor What
Doctor What

Reply 13 years ago

Yeah, I know. I try, but I am limited to my time on the interwebs. Dang those parentals!

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Goodhart
Goodhart

Reply 13 years ago

I too am limited, but my restriction is call "wife" LOL

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Skyfinity
Skyfinity

13 years ago

At 13:24:07 december first, the gang of terrorists known as the "Army of the 14 Monkeys" injected 27 trees in the united states with a malicious self-manifesting parisite. Its fist stage of evolution is in the form of small black and white bugs, the black ones being male and the white the females. The females require hemoglobin for thier eggs to hach beneath the flash of an animal properly, so the white bugs will burrow into your viens and plant thier spawn inside the cell walls. With a sufficient amount of blood, the bugs will hatch an our after they are "planted." My advice to you is to stay as far away form your tree as possible! Block the room off and call the police. Take your arm to the nearest clinic to be treated immediatley! you must not waste any time! There are only 2 more undiscovered trees left! Sorry, couln't resist. Perhaps they are a type of aphid. According to my research, that would be the best fit.

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Spl1nt3rC3ll
Spl1nt3rC3ll

Reply 13 years ago

O.k. That's it, I'm calling Jack Bauer! Or, if it is really that bad, McClane.

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Skyfinity
Skyfinity

Reply 13 years ago

Ha!, glad you liked that! Well, good luck with your tree!