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I Hate Roaches

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    All Living Creatures Have Worth

    Who are you people to pick on the poor little roaches?  They can't help being who they are and surely have their purpose on this God's green earth.  I think they are cute and cuddly..  their little spindly legs are so long and sleek..  and those tentacles are...
    DrewBerry DrewBerry 46-50, F 5 Responses May 3, 2008

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    I Hate All Bugs But Roaches Are The Worst.

    I never had to deal with them until I was about 18 years old and until then I always imagined that when people said they had roaches that they meant huge roaches like the hissing ones from Madagascar (eeeeek!)I remember coming home one day to my mom freaking out about finding a...
    CuteInChaos CuteInChaos 18-21, F 1 Response May 19, 2011

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    The Bug Kind... Not The Weed Kind

    roach bugs are nasty!!!!!
    MERCIPOURLEVENIN MERCIPOURLEVENIN 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 10, 2009

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    "I Am Terrified of Roaches"

    I am terrified of roaches,they are the most creepiest of all the bugs in the world.When they start flying that's the worst,that can really send me into a panic.We used to have a big roach problem until I bought some Combat Roach Houses and I swear those little black houses took...
    TexasLily TexasLily 51-55, F Mar 21, 2009

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    They Scare Me

    When I was a kid , we lived in a house that had roaches. It freaked me out. It disgusts me now. They weren't the flying type luckily, or I might have ended up with PTSD. I hate them. The big ones scare the crap out of me. I think they know it too. I've had them wiggle their...
    bdmthrfkr bdmthrfkr 31-35, F Feb 2, 2012

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    Eww. Jeez. Nasty.

    Oldest tings on the planet I think. heard they could survive an atomic blast. I get chills and want to scream when I see one. I can't stand them. I usually let them go to hide. But when they're in the house I twinge and pray a shoe is near by. Then I can administer the coup de...
    Josie06 Josie06 56-60, F 2 Responses Sep 26, 2008

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    Does The Boric Acid Sticky Paste Work?

    I read you can mix one part flour and two parts boric acid and Karo syrup until you get a paste consistency. You put it in all the corners of cabinets, unscrew wall outlets, behind drawers, under sink near pipes, etc. and that it kills their exoskeleton and dehydrates them to...
    KittyMcPuffin KittyMcPuffin 31-35, F 1 Response Oct 3, 2013

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    You know you're from New Orleans when.

    ..you know roaches fly and it doesn't freak you out. Ugh... There is something Verboten about hearing the scratch scratch in the vents and realize there is a sucker trapped in there, it's the weekend and the rental company doesn't respond. Time to get the Bengal!!
    Hugmybear Hugmybear 46-50, F 2 Responses Jan 26

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    I Hate Me A Damn Roach

    I just cleaned out an old drawer in my desk in my room and found three of those sons of *******.  Big ol' nasty dark red one, a younger one, and a mid-size one on his back.  God, those things are gross.  I had one fly on me in the middle of the night one time--they...
    filthydieseltech filthydieseltech 22-25, F 2 Responses Oct 17, 2009

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    Its Alive.

    When I lived in Floridia they called them palmetto bugs. They were different from the ones in NY. You only saw one at a time but they were enormous and fast!!! I swear you could hear there little feet as they ran across the tile floor. Nasty!
    ketbull ketbull 31-35, M 3 Responses Nov 22, 2008

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    New Apartment, New "pets"

    I don't even know what to do anymore. I moved into a new apartment last month to discover a mild roach problem in the kitchen but even a mild one is too big. I've tried gel baits, boric acid, sticky traps, greased jar traps, sealing up my food, making sure everything's dry as a...
    SpilledSecrets SpilledSecrets 22-25, F 2 Responses Jan 18, 2011

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    ICK!!

    Roaches are the most disgusting creaute God ever allowed to live on this planet. They are just soooooo GROSS!!! I hate them so much. I can't stand to see them crawl across the floor! GROSS!!!!
    BabyGirl4Ever BabyGirl4Ever 16-17, F Feb 6, 2009

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    Roaches

    Hey, you guys.  Roaches aren't bad.  A little tobasco, some olive oil.  Sautee over a low flame for ten minutes.  Serve with guacamole.  Not bad.
    levin60kitty levin60kitty 61-65 3 Responses Nov 7, 2008

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    ok like man thy have a roach the size of big

    foot everyone see it πŸ‘†πŸ‘†πŸ‘†πŸ‘†πŸ‘†πŸ‘†πŸ‘†πŸ‘†πŸ‘†πŸ‘†πŸ‘†πŸ‘†πŸ‘†πŸ‘†πŸ‘†πŸ‘†πŸ‘†πŸ‘†πŸ‘†πŸ‘†its tryna eat me helpppppppppp
    moneynoteverythimg moneynoteverythimg 13-15, M 1 Response Jul 17

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    Yuck

    Roaches are disgusting, dirty and disease ridden...and very fast and sneaky.  I'd rather have a mouse problem than a roach problem in my apartment.
    yoyy yoyy 26-30, F 5 Responses Nov 21, 2008

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    Just had a stupid flying roach land on my face

    so gross. Idek how it got in my room. It's so gross and I can't find it to kill it :(
    AngelWithASecret AngelWithASecret 13-15, F Jul 5

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    A Very Disgusting And Disturbing Story

    At the age of 18 I could finally afford to get braces and all the years of being insecure about my smile were about to be over. No pain or humiliation was going to stop me from getting them. However, I experience one of the most disgusting incidents in my life. In fact before I...
    eddsol eddsol 18-21, M Jul 22, 2013

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    I Mean, Who Loves'em? Really?

    these creatures are my nightmares since i was little. i experienced accidentally stepping on them BAREFOOT. and a lot of randoms times did these devils woke me up from my sleep because they're crawling everywhere; neck, legs, arms, and even face.i hate how they are so brown...
    mhel0w8 mhel0w8 18-21, F Dec 27, 2010

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    These Things Would Get To Survive Nuclear Warfare?

    Ahh. I f***ing hate roaches! I am horrified of them. I know I'm way bigger than they are and that its just a bug, but still.......  I hate when I see one crawling around my house and when I finally gather up enough courage to pick up a shoe and kill it, it runs somewhere...
    explainit2me explainit2me 22-25, F Oct 26, 2010

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    I Hate Roaches...

    I hate roaches with the passion. I got chills just looking at the default pic. I hate it when they fly around. It gives me the creeps. I can't kill them, not cause I don't think they deserve to meet their doom at the bottom of my shoe, but because I can't stand the crunching...
    Queen82 Queen82 26-30, F Mar 4, 2009

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    I feel like I'm living in the land of the

    living dead. Roaches everywhere at night. I've tried all kinds of poisons. All they do us multiply. Does anybody have any suggestions for land of the living dead. I do feel this way there driving me crazy. Please help.
    exhibiter1000 exhibiter1000 51-55, M 2 Responses Jul 26

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    Gross!

    I once moved into a house that no one was aware had roaches. It took a lot of visits from the exterminator, but we were lucky and were able to eradicate them. Those effing things are gross!
    deleted deleted 26-30 Feb 15, 2011

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    Freaks of Nature

    Roaches are the most disgusting living things known to man! They seriously have no other purpose rather than just to annoy us! I dk why, but they make me furious when i see one crawling anywhere. gross freaks of nature!  
    LadyLennon LadyLennon 18-21, F 8 Responses Jan 7, 2009

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    They Were Everywhere...

    My family once lived in a tiny apartment in Peoria Arizona that was infested with roaches. This place was so infested that at any given time there was a roach in sight. There were roaches inside the refrigerator, the microwave, even when food was being heated, they would make...
    Ithica Ithica 26-30, F 4 Responses Jul 11, 2008

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    Its one of the worst things anyone can have. Being terrified to speak out and say what you want. It kills you. It has made me very suicidal. I hate it and I can't stand it. It...
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    Bring it on haters ! I love the hate I receive from you!
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    I have school in 20mins...I ******* hate the place ughh!!
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