I Was Intentionally & Vicously Attacked By A Bee, I mean YellowJacket

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by PurpleChicken, Jun 28, 2008.

  1. PurpleChicken

    PurpleChicken Tolerated.....Mostly

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    Yup, that's right. It was dusk. I was moving some fence posts I plan
    to use tommorow for my garden when a bee the size of a silkie
    stung me on my left hand, right above my thumb. It seems I had stumbled
    accross a nest of what I believe were wasps. They swarmed and I ran.
    I was only in shorts and shoes. Luckily the sun was going down and
    I run fast when screaming like a girl. Only the one bee got me.

    My left thumb is throbbing and my left forearm is a bit numb. I'm only a little
    allergic to bees so I will live. I'm treating the sting with gin and tonic taken
    orally.

    I did take care of the nest. I hate to kill any creatures but they had to go.
     
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  2. Wildsky

    Wildsky Wild Egg!

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    [​IMG] Video please!!!!!


    From personal experience, you might need to continually dose with the gin and tonic.... till bed time, just keep sipping......
     
  3. geareduplyn

    geareduplyn Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Please correct your post. That was not a bee.
     
  4. Freebie

    Freebie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:I'm with Wildsky on this one.
     
  5. blurose

    blurose Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ya, I wanna see the running and screaming like a girl thing happening. Where's the video? Seriously though, I hope you made sure that the stinger wasn't still in there. I hope you said a quick prayer, for that bee sacraficed its life for our entertainment (if you got it on video that is) [​IMG]
     
  6. PurpleChicken

    PurpleChicken Tolerated.....Mostly

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    Quote:If you are being sarcastic then you are truly an artist.

    Or are you saying a wasp isn't a bee? [​IMG]
     
  7. PurpleChicken

    PurpleChicken Tolerated.....Mostly

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    Sorry all - No video. Next time I plan on getting stung I'll set up the camera. [​IMG]
     
  8. seminolewind

    seminolewind Flock Mistress Premium Member

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    Sounds like a yellow jacket. Benedryl creme works wonders. Along with the gin and tonic.
    But I don't think I've ever seen a bee the size of a silkie. Were you treating the sting before it happened?
     
  9. MissPrissy

    MissPrissy Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    Quote:I might be willing to pay to see that [​IMG]
     
  10. Wildsky

    Wildsky Wild Egg!

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    Quote:[​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] Been treating it since last night! [​IMG]
     
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