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Author Topic: where is the worst place to take a sting?  (Read 3139 times)
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« on: April 28, 2009, 08:36:54 AM »

Stings dont really bother me and many time when i get them in the hands I dont even know it happened until a couple of days later when the inch starts.  That changed a couple of days ago when I took one on the tip of my little finger with the stinger going under the nail.   Holy sh!# did that hurt.  I now understand the bamboo under the nails thing. 
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« Reply #1 on: April 28, 2009, 08:43:51 AM »

Anywhere on your face!  Especially under an eye!
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« Reply #2 on: April 28, 2009, 08:50:01 AM »

Both strong arguments for using protective gear. LOL
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« Reply #3 on: April 28, 2009, 08:52:19 AM »

Worst place to get a sting?

New Jersey!
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« Reply #4 on: April 28, 2009, 09:04:48 AM »

If you're a guy then I would say "south of the border"
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« Reply #5 on: April 28, 2009, 09:09:57 AM »

If you're a guy then I would say "south of the border"

How often does this happen?   I make a point of always wearing pants when I work bees
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« Reply #6 on: April 28, 2009, 09:10:58 AM »

If you're a guy then I would say "south of the border"


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I just got one last night between the eyes  shocked
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« Reply #7 on: April 28, 2009, 09:13:58 AM »

The tip of the nose, it makes my eyes water for hours.....  grin
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« Reply #8 on: April 28, 2009, 09:19:34 AM »

Worst I've had were to the face. Last week got zapped on the lower jaw, within hours had a jiggling double chin and bright red chest.
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« Reply #9 on: April 28, 2009, 09:42:31 AM »

If you're a guy then I would say "south of the border"

How often does this happen?   I make a point of always wearing pants when I work bees

Had them crawl up the pants a few times, but I usually sacrifice a shin-shot rather than take one on the ....

I sat on a bee once.  Bees don't do well on crack.  Neither did I.
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« Reply #10 on: April 28, 2009, 09:46:21 AM »

never thought I would ever make this statement.   I dont want them girls anywhere near my boys
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« Reply #11 on: April 28, 2009, 09:46:36 AM »

On the lip or eye lid. OUCH!
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« Reply #12 on: April 28, 2009, 10:01:26 AM »

It's on the face for me, I get the "Rocky" look for a few days.  Undecided
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« Reply #13 on: April 28, 2009, 10:09:48 AM »

51 years old and never had a weight problem so when I got one a week ago under the chin for a couple of days knew what it was like to have a double chin.   It jiggled when i walked 
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« Reply #14 on: April 28, 2009, 12:10:10 PM »

For me it's the hands.  They swell up pretty good and are painful for a few days.  I remember my first sting - got it on the cheek, I went running into the house like a maniac only to find nothing but a little red mark.  Felt kind of foolish for making such a fuss.
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« Reply #15 on: April 28, 2009, 12:28:26 PM »

Got one right under my eye last year, that was horrible. Whole face swelled up bad.

Was stung on my finger joint last week and that was nothing at all.
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« Reply #16 on: April 28, 2009, 12:32:41 PM »

The worst I ever felt was with multiple stings to the lower legs. They caused so much swelling I had to sit in a recliner with my legs propped up for three days because it hurt to walk.
The next worst (sorry for the bad grammar) was one I took under the jawline. I looked like I had a goiter for several days.Wink
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« Reply #17 on: April 28, 2009, 12:55:43 PM »

I've found that the worst place to take a sting is anywhere on the wife or neighbor!! shocked

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« Reply #18 on: April 28, 2009, 01:03:28 PM »

Never have had it  but the worst would be in the breathing holes.
Any where on the face is bad, on the hands is welcome.
Helps the  "arthritis".doak rolleyes
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« Reply #19 on: April 28, 2009, 01:28:00 PM »

On the Lip for me, not around or beside the lip but almost in my mouth part of the lip.  I looked like I was trying to eat a hot dog sideways for days and boy did I want to cry when it happened! grin
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