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Midgies you are s**t

Graeme_aberdeenGraeme_aberdeen Posts: 156
edited July 2011 in The Crudcatcher
I would like to take a large smoke gun to all Scottish midgies..

went for a long ride in the forrest tuesday evening and am now covered in bites!

That will teach me not to wear 50% deet or Avon skin so soft.....

*scratch scratch.......more scratch .mmmm blood scratch* KILL!!!
I like bike, bike is bike.

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  • MissBint37MissBint37 Posts: 1,503
    Yup, I got eaten alive Tuesday evening too round Derwent and Ladybower. So the English ones are just as bad!!!
    Ride it like you stole it!
  • FocusZingFocusZing Posts: 4,380
    I would like to take a large smoke gun to all Scottish midgies..

    went for a long ride in the forrest tuesday evening and am now covered in bites!

    That will teach me not to wear 50% deet or Avon skin so soft.....

    *scratch scratch.......more scratch .mmmm blood scratch* KILL!!!

    RCO-9530_d.jpg

    No more scratching, just netted bliss.
  • jimmyp1873jimmyp1873 Posts: 120
    i know the feeling, i went for a quick blast round kirkhill woods one night, found some 2 year old skin so soft in the van, covered everywhere apart from my legs and boy did i suffer that night. My legs were just a mass of bites...
    only when you stare death in the face do you feel most alive
  • jimmyp1873jimmyp1873 Posts: 120
    i know the feeling, i went for a quick blast round kirkhill woods one night, found some 2 year old skin so soft in the van, covered everywhere apart from my legs and boy did i suffer that night. My legs were just a mass of bites...
    only when you stare death in the face do you feel most alive
  • Early one morning in the Rothiemurchus forest near Aviemore - kecks down to lay a steamer - need I go on...
  • ceecee Posts: 4,553
    MissBint37 wrote:
    Yup, I got eaten alive Tuesday evening too round Derwent and Ladybower. So the English ones are just as bad!!!

    No way jose......

    an individual english midge is just as bad as an individual scottish midge....

    but the scottish midge attacks in hordes!

    Just take an antihistamine before going out....and the bites won't 'dot' so much.
    Whenever I see an adult on a bicycle, I believe in the future of the human race.

    H.G. Wells.
  • GazlarGazlar Posts: 8,110
    Am I the only one who clicked on here expecting a rant about midgets
    Mountain biking is like sex.......more fun when someone else is getting hurt
    Amy
    Farnsworth
    Zapp
  • aye it's like clan midge up here! barstewards!!! I resemble a chicken pox victim X 10.

    off home to have a cold shower and put some amonia on them.....it's insane..!!!
    I like bike, bike is bike.
  • CfergCferg Posts: 347
    I got attacked by mosquitoes last week, my arms and legs were covered in huge red blotches. Skin so soft was put on this week as the mdigies were also out in hordes, not sure that it does anything against mozzies tho.
  • KaiseKaise Posts: 2,498
    Gazlar wrote:
    Am I the only one who clicked on here expecting a rant about midgets

    ^^ + potato
  • wee Jimmy Crankie rides on the back of Midgies
    I like bike, bike is bike.
  • ThewaylanderThewaylander Posts: 8,767
    The trick is to take someone with you riding who is more tender to them than you.. works a treat muhahaha
  • The trick is to take someone with you riding who is more tender to them than you.. works a treat muhahaha

    are you taking corpses with you? lol they bite a warm human body most times ;)
    I like bike, bike is bike.
  • RaymondavalonRaymondavalon Posts: 5,346
    Gazlar wrote:
    Am I the only one who clicked on here expecting a rant about midgets
    weeman wrote:
    And what do YOU have against midgets? Other than the fact it's easier for us to look up a girl's skirt than it is for you go get one off...
  • ThewaylanderThewaylander Posts: 8,767
    The trick is to take someone with you riding who is more tender to them than you.. works a treat muhahaha

    are you taking corpses with you? lol they bite a warm human body most times ;)

    no my house mate, 14 stone of meat for them eat, they seem to prefer him to me :p
  • GazlarGazlar Posts: 8,110
    Gazlar wrote:
    Am I the only one who clicked on here expecting a rant about midgets
    weeman wrote:
    And what do YOU have against midgets? Other than the fact it's easier for us to look up a girl's skirt than it is for you go get one off...

    The only think I have against Midgets is my pint, against the top of their head

    Midgets are ok though as they are all in proportion, dwarves are the problem as they have unproportionately short arms and legs, meaning they can't wipe their owne @rse, unless they have a rag on a stick. thats how you tell the difference between a midget and a dwarf, a dwarf smells of censored .
    Mountain biking is like sex.......more fun when someone else is getting hurt
    Amy
    Farnsworth
    Zapp
  • I've just had to run the cold shower over my calves! nice nice nice cold water.. you are my friend and I love you. except in the sea when my plums go elsewhere.
    I like bike, bike is bike.
  • sheepsteethsheepsteeth Posts: 17,418 Webster
    14 stone of meat

    thats like my censored .
  • Peter88Peter88 Posts: 50
    I have to cream up and cover my arms and legs if riding in the evenings because i have an allergic reaction to the chemical midgies use to numb the pain off their bites, I also take apiriton tablet each day between march and October to try and build up some resistance to their bites.

    Last time i forgot to cover up i was off work ill for 4 days :(
  • Ryan JonesRyan Jones Posts: 775
    I don't complain, they're a great excuse for all them dodgy scabs that keep appearing on the japside, naturism for the win :lol:
  • sheepsteethsheepsteeth Posts: 17,418 Webster
    Ryan Jones wrote:
    japside

    what is a japside?
  • GazlarGazlar Posts: 8,110
    Ryan Jones wrote:
    japside

    what is a japside?

    Its one of the hoods here in Wolvo, we go' eastside innit, ma westside massiv and then the hanging out japside, bluud
    Mountain biking is like sex.......more fun when someone else is getting hurt
    Amy
    Farnsworth
    Zapp
  • AnonymousAnonymous Posts: 79,692
    I don't think Piriton will build up your resistance, if anything, it will make a bad reaction worse, if you become reliant on it.
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