Bite'n Bugs.... ?

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Bite'n Bugs.... ?

Post by Meat Hunter » Sun Jun 11, 2017 9:29 pm

Bite'n Bugs.... ?

Is it true what I hear that the after the flood this year subsides and the playa dries up that all the insect eggs that have been hibernating down in the playa soil are going to hatch about the time we arrive that there will most probably be a record breaking heavy infestation of bite'n bugs that we will have to contend with and fend off?

Has anyone else heard this?
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Re: Bite'n Bugs.... ?

Post by Token » Mon Jun 12, 2017 3:26 pm

The only bugs out there get blown in on the winds form the local springs n ponds or driven in with the unwashed masses.

Playa is a desiccant so bug eggs n larvae - not a chance.

The brine shrimp critters that do survive the lake drying out - they don't bug no one and are sleeping deep in the hardened mud-pan.

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Re: Bite'n Bugs.... ?

Post by Meat Hunter » Mon Jun 12, 2017 6:13 pm

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Re: Bite'n Bugs.... ?

Post by Token » Tue Jun 13, 2017 7:29 pm

Meat Hunter wrote:.
Eloquent in its brevity.

Was your OP a trawl?

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Re: Bite'n Bugs.... ?

Post by Meat Hunter » Tue Jun 13, 2017 7:35 pm

Yup. And, you bit.

Wish that it had been a newbie.

Where will you be camping this year. One of these years we are going to have to exchange dusty hugs
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Re: Bite'n Bugs.... ?

Post by Token » Wed Jun 14, 2017 4:31 pm

Alas, I'm done with going to BM. Lost the magic.

What I did instead is bought a ranch in the Sierra Foothills and became a full time burner.

Lots of heat, lots of dust.

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Re: Bite'n Bugs.... ?

Post by Ratty » Wed Jun 14, 2017 9:59 pm

Party at Tokens place!
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Re: Bite'n Bugs.... ?

Post by Token » Thu Jun 15, 2017 7:38 am

My two domes are installed year-round. :)

One could do a tour of all us folks in the area and spend a summer with some cool folks.

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Re: Bite'n Bugs.... ?

Post by Savannah » Fri Jun 16, 2017 9:38 am

Token wrote:Alas, I'm done with going to BM. Lost the magic.

What I did instead is bought a ranch in the Sierra Foothills and became a full time burner.

Lots of heat, lots of dust.
Nice. :mrgreen:
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Re: Bite'n Bugs.... ?

Post by homo ardentum » Fri Jun 16, 2017 3:40 pm

Well in 2015 it was an issue before opening...
https://journal.burningman.org/2015/08/ ... hose-bugs/

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