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When last were you stung by a bee?

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Re: When last were you stung by a bee?

Unread post by Liesl Da Silva » Tue Sep 30, 2008 8:47 am

In response to Rusty Justy:


Just shows you how dangerous 100cc bikes can be, They so slow they don't even kill bees on impact!!!

All I can say is "sies"! :lol: :lol: :lol:

There was a third time when a bee hit me knee - but it doesn't really qualify as the stinger got stuck in my denim! 8) :wink:
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Re: When last were you stung by a bee?

Unread post by JenB » Wed Oct 08, 2008 1:18 pm

Imberbe wrote:I was stung by a bee ... it was sore!

How sore? Details, Imberbe.... details! :twisted:
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Re: When last were you stung by a bee?

Unread post by Imberbe » Wed Oct 08, 2008 11:16 pm

I said: "Eina! Maaaaaaaaaa!" :big_eyes: (Ouch! Muuuuuuuuum!)

(Just because I know you lot out there too well ... it was a few years ago! :naughty: )

And it was on my neck!!! :big_eyes: Very painful! I barely survived! :?

But luckily, my forefathers left me with an inheritance of African grit and determination, and I managed to pull through! And that is why I am here to share this true story of courage with you!

The bee did not survive though. Poor bee ... I wonder how his mother feels about the incident.

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Re: When last were you stung by a bee?

Unread post by Pieter Steyn » Thu Jan 15, 2009 10:36 am

I’m not allergic to be stings and only have a small white mark left as a reminder.

On the 3 Jan. 2009 I opened a tin of coke, put it down next to my chair. You can guess what happened next. Yes with out looking to take a sip and a bee ended up in my mouth. I stop it from being swallowed and pushed it up against my palate. The bee stung me. :redface:

I could not remove the sting and had to wait for Bankies to return to the caravan. She eventually remove it with tweezers. Needless to say I felt very stupid and she rub it in.
:redface: :twisted:

Afterwards I actually felt sorry for the bee as I saw it dying. :(

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Re: When last were you stung by a bee?

Unread post by adrianp » Fri Jan 30, 2009 11:12 am

Amazed at the number of Coke related injuries... :roll: Perhaps the stuff should come with a health warning! :rtm:

That's why we should stick to the drinks that God made...Water and Wine... Nobody ever died from drinking a fruit fly!!!

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Re: When last were you stung by a bee?

Unread post by MATTHYS » Fri Jan 30, 2009 6:35 pm

Discovered that if I consistently bounced on my knees I managed to inflame the sting and kept it going for sympathy for about 4 weeks.

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Re: When last were you stung by a bee?

Unread post by Meandering Mouse » Fri Jan 30, 2009 8:41 pm

Why do I reply in a serious fashion in such a friendly post?

Purely, and simply, it is a common cause of death.

I have been stung, many times, and it was very, very painfull :cry:

I also know that many people die.
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