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Offline NasalSponge

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I Finally Did It (Sniff, Sniff)
« on: August 02, 2009, 07:31:14 PM »
I finally pulled the queen from my mean hive. Kinda sad. :(

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Re: I Finally Did It (Sniff, Sniff)
« Reply #1 on: August 02, 2009, 07:36:28 PM »
did you drop her in a jar with some alcohol for swarm bait later?
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Re: I Finally Did It (Sniff, Sniff)
« Reply #2 on: August 02, 2009, 09:14:04 PM »
Not yet...just sitting here watching her. Question, does the type of alcohol matter??

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Re: I Finally Did It (Sniff, Sniff)
« Reply #3 on: August 03, 2009, 12:32:31 AM »
Jim beam :-D
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Re: I Finally Did It (Sniff, Sniff)
« Reply #4 on: August 03, 2009, 02:40:48 AM »
everclear  :-D

(...actually, I wouldn't know. Food grade alcohol, I presume?)
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Re: I Finally Did It (Sniff, Sniff)
« Reply #5 on: August 03, 2009, 03:10:47 AM »
Not yet...just sitting here watching her. Question, does the type of alcohol matter??

What kind of question is that?

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Re: I Finally Did It (Sniff, Sniff)
« Reply #6 on: August 03, 2009, 01:32:02 PM »
Shucks, don't waste any perfectly good food grade alcohol when some rubbing alcohol will work fine!

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Re: I Finally Did It (Sniff, Sniff)
« Reply #7 on: August 03, 2009, 01:32:45 PM »
I was thinking vanilla vodka?? 8-)

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Re: I Finally Did It (Sniff, Sniff)
« Reply #8 on: August 03, 2009, 09:41:21 PM »
    I have one in isopropyl (-1sp?) alcohol.  I just don't know how long I can go until I need to throw it out.
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Re: I Finally Did It (Sniff, Sniff)
« Reply #9 on: August 03, 2009, 11:25:08 PM »
I don't think you'll ever need to throw out IPA.

So, rubbing alcohol is good then? I thought it might leave a funny smell behind. (I'm sure everyone knows not to use the green "winterfresh" stuff...)
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