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  1. #1
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    Mar 2007
    Escondido, CA

    For Vaughn about scorpions

    Some interesting things turned up when Googling 'natural deterrent for scorpions.' You need lavender plants, cedar oil, and Angola chickens.

    Just trying to help.

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    Oct 2006
    ABQ NM
    Bummer...our Angola chickens are allergic to both lavender plants and cedar oil.
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    When the weird get going, they start their own forum. - Vaughn McMillan

  3. #3
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    Dec 2007
    Tellico Plains, Tennessee
    You know Vaughn, another way to control the scorpions -- you could just eat them... get a bunch of skewers and grill them....

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    Mar 2015
    Parker County, Texas
    OK, Chuck! That's funny. I have a great disdain for scorpions. Sneaky little buggers. If the need arises, I found a great remedy for scorpion stings. Absorbine Jr. works great on them as well as wasp, yellow jacket, and other funny little things like that. I think the acid that's in it penetrates and kills the venom, I guess. All I care about is that it works.

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    Nov 2006
    Oak Harbor Washington on Whidbey Island
    We had a way with them when I was in Saudi & Iraq we drew circle in the dirt & threw 2 scorpions in & let them fight it out. One would try to run & the other would grab it & drag it back to fight. Anything for entertainment.
    "Forget the flat stuff slap something on the spinny thing and lets go, we're burning daylight" Bart Leetch
    "If it ain't round you may be a knuckle dragger""Turners drag their nuckles too, they just do it at a higher RPM"Bart

  6. #6
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    Jan 2009
    Raised in NMex. South of Vaughns pad. Never ran across any scorpions. In 42 years only come across 4 rattlesnakes. Maybe it was good living.
    All us kids were out in the mesas and arroyos all the time. Folks said get out after breakfast and we'd be gone till dinner. Lot different these days.

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    Jun 2007
    Oceanside, So. Calif. 5 mi. to the ocean
    Boy! David, I'm sure glad my parents didn't think of that "Get out" routine.

    First of all you have to be smarter than the machine.

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