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Bed Bugs at Time Warner Center in New York ( CNN )
TVNewser ^ | Aug 13, 2010 | Chris Ariens

Posted on 08/14/2010 9:15:45 AM PDT by george76

TVNewser has learned the human resources department of TBS Inc. has sent out an email this afternoon alerting staffers of a bed bug problem in their New York City offices at Time Warner Center -- home to CNN, CNNMoney.com and other Time Warner entities.

The Time Warner Center Facilities Department advises that bed bugs have been detected in Time Warner Center. This determination was made after testing was conducted on several floors of the building.

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TOPICS: TV/Movies
KEYWORDS: bedbug; bedbugs; bofderslanguage; cnn; culture; timewarner

1 posted on 08/14/2010 9:15:46 AM PDT by george76
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To: george76

Are bedbugs hard to kill by regular extermination methods? Spraying fumigating etc?


2 posted on 08/14/2010 9:18:46 AM PDT by Ditter
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To: george76

Global warming, Bush’s fault.


3 posted on 08/14/2010 9:23:00 AM PDT by battlecry
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To: Ditter

exterminators will use hot, dry steam to kill bed bugs in places you touch; chemicals are used to kill bed bugs in other spots by flushing the bugs out for steaming.

http://studenttravel.about.com/od/healthystudentholidays/a/bedbugs_5.htm

How to Kill Bed Bugs

http://www.ehow.com/how_4917413_kill-bed-bugs.html


4 posted on 08/14/2010 9:24:43 AM PDT by george76 (Ward Churchill : Fake Indian, Fake Scholarship, and Fake Art)
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To: george76

I am amused when I read the bed bug articles (but not too much having been bitten recently in some motels). Bed bugs are easily eradicated (killed) by using insecticides which have been banned for use by the general public. A few squirts in their hiding place and the end up dead.

However will we get rid of them today. I suspect not. The PC crowd has banned all effective insecticides, so we will continue to be bitten by the ancient pest which was almost wiped out years ago in this country.

Is this a great country or what??


5 posted on 08/14/2010 9:33:32 AM PDT by Citizen Tom Paine (An old sailor sends)
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To: george76
You got rats on the West side
bed bugs uptown

6 posted on 08/14/2010 9:35:28 AM PDT by BenLurkin (Will must be the harder, courage the bolder, spirit must be the more, as our might lessens.)
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To: Ditter
Bedbugs are hard to kill because they usually can't find where they're hiding. The best solution is to simply repeat over and over again:
"Sleep tight. Don't let the bed bugs bite."
7 posted on 08/14/2010 9:38:56 AM PDT by Krankor (What a field day for the heat. A thousand people in the street)
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To: george76

This is a chronic New York City problem.


8 posted on 08/14/2010 9:41:18 AM PDT by bandleader
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To: george76

About a month ago I heard of a great new growth industry.
Some guy will sell you and send you things like lice, bed bugs, crabs, then it is up to you where you may deposit them.
Say and ex-wifes restroom seat for crabs or bed bugs in her couch or bed.
About a week after I heard of this they had to close down one of the N.Y. City Victoria Secret and Ambercrombie stores do to bed bugs. I figure it was fat ugly NOW hags.
Gotta love it.

Ok so it’s sick but ya gots to admit there may be one or two folks in your lifetime you’d like to , well never mind.


9 posted on 08/14/2010 9:42:06 AM PDT by Joe Boucher ((FUBO) Ya unAmerican p.o.s.)
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To: george76

I would have thought that ‘dry steam’ was somewhat of an oxymoron.


10 posted on 08/14/2010 9:47:44 AM PDT by steve86 (Acerbic by nature, not nurture)
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To: Krankor

I read recently one should hire a professional exterminator every 6 months or so to treat the mattress. Simply washing your sheets weekly won’t do.
I don’t know. I’m not allergic and don’t give a crap.


11 posted on 08/14/2010 9:49:09 AM PDT by goseminoles
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To: bandleader
It's a Rick Sanchez problem.

I get itchy just looking at that dude.

12 posted on 08/14/2010 9:56:50 AM PDT by battlegearboat
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To: george76
There is exactly one totally good solution to every sort of problem in the world resembling this one:

DDT


13 posted on 08/14/2010 10:07:01 AM PDT by wendy1946
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To: george76

Yea, I guess a bedbug and a crab is very similar.


14 posted on 08/14/2010 11:08:03 AM PDT by Clay Moore (The heart of the wise inclines to the right, but the heart of a fool to the left. Ecclesiastes 10:2)
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To: goseminoles

How long have you been constipated? Isn’t it uncomfortable?


15 posted on 08/14/2010 11:40:26 AM PDT by B4Ranch (America was founded by MARKSMEN, not Marxists.)
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To: B4Ranch

Did I miss something?


16 posted on 08/14/2010 11:56:15 AM PDT by goseminoles
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To: goseminoles

>>I’m not allergic and don’t give a crap.<<

I know dysentery is a tough road to go down and I’ve heard that constipation was equally tough because there’s no way to dodge the, “You’re full of it” comments.


17 posted on 08/14/2010 12:07:26 PM PDT by B4Ranch (America was founded by MARKSMEN, not Marxists.)
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To: B4Ranch

Have you been drinking early? We’re talking bedbugs here. I was trying to be polite in my post.
My point was that if I don’t see it, and am not harmed by something, its not a concern.

Maybe I’m missing something with our conversation. If so, my bad.


18 posted on 08/14/2010 12:42:21 PM PDT by goseminoles
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To: george76
My first night as a new lieutenant at the Officer's Basic Course in Ft. Knox, KY, I settled into my BOQ, and woke up at about 2:30 in the morning feeling itchy. I threw the light on, and found my mattress teeming with the little critters.

Needless to say I got a new room, but it was one of the most disturbing experiences in my life...not the most horrific, but certainly disturbing...just knowing they lay in wait for you to go to sleep, then come out in the darkness to feast on your blood. I felt like Omega Man.

19 posted on 08/14/2010 12:47:54 PM PDT by Joe 6-pack (Que me amat, amet et canem meum)
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To: Joe 6-pack
Same thing happened my freshman year in nursing school..
..after the first night there, one of the girls came out of her dorm room complaining of bed bug bites!!...at a school of nursing, of all places.
20 posted on 08/14/2010 1:04:29 PM PDT by Guenevere (....)
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To: Guenevere

Wish I could have been there to help comfort them.


21 posted on 08/14/2010 1:07:40 PM PDT by Joe 6-pack (Que me amat, amet et canem meum)
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To: Joe 6-pack

Another good reason to close the Mexican Border.


22 posted on 08/14/2010 1:22:37 PM PDT by BooBoo1000 ("He will pour out his anger and wrath on those who live only for themselves' Romans 2:8)
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To: george76

Thanks. I am still wondering about the size of bedbugs, how big are they compared to a grain of rice?


23 posted on 08/14/2010 1:54:44 PM PDT by Ditter
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To: goseminoles

I’m just teasing. One of my quirks.


24 posted on 08/14/2010 2:23:29 PM PDT by B4Ranch (America was founded by MARKSMEN, not Marxists.)
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