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"bees and pixels"

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  1. multicast

    multicast Senior Elf Generous Elf

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    I just had the bizzarest thing happen. I was just in the process of putting my gear away, and thought i'd run it up just to make sure all was 100% before i put it away, just in case anything needed repairing.. turned it on, phone rang, got sidetracked, 15 minutes later came out, and found a stack of bees ( ~500-1000, how do you count them ), crawling all over my rgb pixels snowflakes.. Turned out they only liked the purplish pink colours though.


    How weird.


    Just invented a new bee trap.
     
  2. AAH

    AAH I love blinky lights :) Community Project Designer

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    Andrew you should know the rules by now. Photos or it didn't happen :)
     
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    we need a like button :D
     
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    richardd Full Time Elf

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    Alan, You win the quote of the Day :)
     
  5. mararunr

    mararunr Here to learn! (and share)

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    Finally, an advantage to the cold here and having CLAP - no chance of attracting bees when its 30F/-1C :)
     
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    arw01 Full Time Elf

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    Andrew, those are the "good" bees, no need to trap those. It's those wasps you need to find the magic color for and then Stellascapes will be a sideline business :)
     
  7. fasteddy

    fasteddy I have C.L.A.P Global Moderator Generous Elf

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    Thinking of starting up a bee farm are you

    Some colours do attract insects, I had a mate who had a lime green car that always attracted insects, you would come back to his car and it would be covered, It got so bad in summer he sold the car
     
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    Bird Proud LOR user

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    Interesting .. but waiting on photo :D
     
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    multicast Senior Elf Generous Elf

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    There is no photo, take it or leave it.
     
  10. bluzervic

    bluzervic 65,768 Channels, 185 Universes

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    It happens, I had bumble bees fly around my pixel tree and landing on pixels while testing...
    I will provide a photo....uh... in about 310 days or so :p


    -Blu
     
  11. Benschristmaslights

    Benschristmaslights Dedicated Elf Global Moderator Generous Elf

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    leaving it as no photo :D
     
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    I would say my strips last year attracted a huge number of Christmas beetles and some loud screams from my wife and daughter, well when the beetles flew a little close to them, lol
     

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