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I Hate Roaches

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 Am Extremely Afraid Of Them.

    When i was younger if i ever saw a roach i would dream of a huge roach trying to eat me, for days. if i felt them, if they crawled on me i would take a bath for at least 3 times until i felt like they were off of me. and even at this age if there is a roach in a room i refuse to...
    Addi96 Addi96 16-17, F Jul 5, 2012

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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 4 days ago

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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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    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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    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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    "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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Really really hate bugs, i seriosly dont know the meaning of existence for so many of them
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    Hate might be a little strong of a word but let's just say i choose to be around people with a little more depth :)
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    Funny how when you give advice, you actually end up giving yourself advice. I've read some stories on EP and have sought after answersvto my own problems currently in the zone of...
    defconfigueroa defconfigueroa 22-25, M Jun 29

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    How can love and hate be so close but yet so far in definition? I would know considering i love the person i hate most. And i now realize that the only reason i hate him is because...
    verox3 verox3 13-15, F Jul 12

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    I hate myself for missing him. I hate him for making me feel like this. I hate how we used to be and love it at the same time, but then I start hating him and myself all over again...
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    iamnoor iamnoor 13-15, F 3 Responses Jun 28

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    I'm young I was never raised to hate anything i have a very caring heart I don't have a lot if hate in me so when I say I hate someone with all my hate that's Amazing There are...
    Angel2345 Angel2345 13-15, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I live nearby my cousins houses.. we live in a small neighbourhood consists of few houses... I hate them because they are so mean to me especially these 3 people.. they are toxic...
    Loneliness78 Loneliness78 31-35, F 7 hrs ago

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    I have find my slef to be cripple by uglyness and slef hate for everything in the world my exitense is sadden so much to say so little word I'll just kill my self at the age of 21...
    Deathwoodkillhearts Deathwoodkillhearts 22-25 1 Response Jun 24

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    I talk about race and sexism a lot because I hate it but that doesn't mean I hate the people that do it I just hate what they do.I don't even think I have the ability to hate. Sure...
    Blatinasrock Blatinasrock 26-30, F Jul 4

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    It's not that I hate god , i don't even believe in god , I hate the idea of "god" . Me and the love my life never fight about anything but our religious differences , we are on the...
    stevexl stevexl 18-21, M 3 Responses Jul 5

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    Unleashedmind Unleashedmind 22-25, F 5 Responses Jul 6

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