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« on: April 25, 2005, 08:19:22 PM »

I always thought Jay was always joking about how his bees were tagged.  Well,  I found them when I was in Concord the other day....
 

Little Bar codes on bees to track their movements for research....

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http://www.data2.com/success/ag-frm.html
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« Reply #1 on: April 25, 2005, 08:37:44 PM »

Yup, that's them! I see there's number 0 1125746847 11 0  and number 0 1112857638593 11 3  and oh there's 0 1117438578395 0 6 ...
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« Reply #2 on: April 26, 2005, 06:10:58 AM »

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Yup, that's them! I see there's number 0 1125746847 11 0  and number 0 1112857638593 11 3  and oh there's 0 1117438578395 0 6 ...


BAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHHAHAHA!!!!!!! Cheesy  wink
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« Reply #3 on: April 26, 2005, 08:54:07 AM »

Cool.  I want all mine barcoded.  Smiley
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« Reply #4 on: April 29, 2005, 05:12:43 PM »

I thought you had a branding iron for yours Michael...
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« Reply #5 on: April 29, 2005, 07:47:12 PM »

Yes, but it's hard to keep the iron hot and you can't tell each individual bee apart. Smiley
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« Reply #6 on: April 30, 2005, 10:44:31 PM »

But scanning them is time consmming as well and confuses the checkout high school kids also
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« Reply #7 on: May 01, 2005, 09:34:41 AM »

Yes, I can see the high school kids trying to make the bees go back through the scanner because it didn't read.  Smiley
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« Reply #8 on: May 01, 2005, 09:36:58 AM »

I know I love to go to stores on bad weather days and watch them get confused when the lights go out cause all the registers stop working and the concept of actually doing math is a concept LOL
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« Reply #9 on: May 01, 2005, 09:40:16 AM »

cry    & back in the stone age ( the 1980's ) we didnt have all those fancy gadgits we had to walk to school a whole 5 miles in rain and snow up to your hip ( ok ankle)
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« Reply #10 on: May 01, 2005, 07:18:06 PM »

You left out;

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