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Flies take over Russian village

Posted on Monday, 27 June, 2005 | Comment icon 14 comments

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"A village in Russia has been evacuated after it was taken over by millions of flies."

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Comment icon #5 Posted by final flight on 27 June, 2005, 16:43
sounds like a bad horror movie
Comment icon #6 Posted by Black Ops on 28 June, 2005, 1:52
How could she sleep... it's constant buzzing.... and wouldn't she have to sit on them and .... ewwwww... I just had a thought.... how in the hell does she the bathroom??
Comment icon #7 Posted by TheOriginalF on 28 June, 2005, 1:54
That's awful, and I thought the black flies 'round these parts were bad.
Comment icon #8 Posted by XSAS on 29 June, 2005, 12:24
As awful as it may sound, I bet it does not compare to the Midges in Scotland.
Comment icon #9 Posted by Solomonkey on 29 June, 2005, 16:12
There were about four flies in my living room the other day and I thought that was enough. Just imagine, if she is the only person left in the village goes that mean ALL the flies are attracted everytime she cooks food... How does she eat... i have to stop thinking about it now before i throw up!!
Comment icon #10 Posted by STIX on 29 June, 2005, 21:28
The best part is all the other wacky news on that site
Comment icon #11 Posted by AztecInca on 30 June, 2005, 1:52
Is does indeed sound liek some B-grade horror movie, that poor woman with no where else to go, must be in hell!
Comment icon #12 Posted by Undefined_innocence on 21 August, 2005, 18:19
Flies are icky, nasty little creatures. I would have moved out and made someone pay for a hotel untill it was all better. .. or.. i would have tried anyhow.
Comment icon #13 Posted by Great Big Sea on 22 August, 2005, 1:22
How terrible! That's really gross. What are they gonna do about it I wonder? I think that they would need alot of fly swatters to get rid of em!
Comment icon #14 Posted by SilverRain Queen on 23 August, 2005, 21:02
sounds like my ex sister-in-law's house....she had piled garbage by the back door and one day the house was filled with black flies...thousands. Yetch i get the eebie geebies just thinkin about it! I guess they could start raising alot of toads in that village?

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