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Offline Understudy

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The beekeepers spread the magic of honeycomb
« on: March 04, 2007, 08:37:59 PM »
http://www.unionleader.com/article.aspx?headline=Beekeepers+association+spreads+word+about+the+magic+of+honeycombs&articleId=8c1dd68f-be88-458c-92b0-f77f247308ab

What I really enjoyed is how many of the rules I don't follow. I always wear black jeans. I sometimes wear a black shirt. Sometimes a white one. I firmly believe you could wear purple. I think more depends on how you handle a hive. I do agree that if they are agitaed they go for darker spots. So I want them to sting my thick jeans vs. my head or my underarm.

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Re: The beekeepers spread the magic of honeycomb
« Reply #1 on: March 04, 2007, 09:01:30 PM »
>I always wear black jeans. I sometimes wear a black shirt.

But if you get a hot hive, you'll wish you hadn't.  :)
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Re: The beekeepers spread the magic of honeycomb
« Reply #2 on: March 04, 2007, 09:09:56 PM »
I know your right. However the one time I dropped my hive and I had hundreds of stings I was glad they went to the jeans instead of them looking for something else.

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Re: The beekeepers spread the magic of honeycomb
« Reply #3 on: March 05, 2007, 04:33:59 PM »
I firmly believe that, when aggitated, the bees will seek out darker areas.  I actually, once wore a white and  black sock to the local association's apiary once before.  At the end of the day, I had nine stings in my left ankle (black sock) and zero in the right (white sock).

P.S.  I wore the different colored socks just because I had no other socks clean at the moment but, I find it relevent to this.

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Re: The beekeepers spread the magic of honeycomb
« Reply #4 on: March 05, 2007, 06:08:31 PM »
hmmm so the best idea would be to go naked :-D
i bet finsky would count the least stings ROOOFL!!!!
(no offense)