If you could rid the World

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Re: If you could rid the World

Post by ZizkovClaret » Thu Mar 28, 2019 4:12 pm

Internet anonymity. Everyone has to post as themselves, fully traceable and responsible
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Re: If you could rid the World

Post by Falcon » Thu Mar 28, 2019 4:52 pm

Wasps. Spiteful little ******s

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Re: If you could rid the World

Post by Bosscat » Thu Mar 28, 2019 5:08 pm

Falcon wrote:Wasps. Spiteful little ******s
Ah but......

What Purpose do Wasps Serve?

Very often people ask us what purpose do wasps serve?

In early summer wasps, like bees, pollinate plants and flowers as they feed on nectar. If we were to eradicate all wasps, it would cause more problems than it would solve. So, wasps do serve a purpose, and despite being a problem at certain times of the year, they are a beneficial insect. So in the natural world, wasps although irritating to humans, have their role to play.

Wasps and hornets are predatory insects and spend a lot of their time hunting and catching smaller insects to feed to their larvae (young wasp grubs). Insect prey killed by the adult wasps is chewed up into small food packages and taken back to the nest. These food parcels are then fed to the young wasp larvae which turn the exoskeletons (chitin) of these prey insects into a sugary solution which they feed back to the adult wasps.

It is difficult to guess the exact numbers of insects which are killed by a single wasp colony through the course of a summer. It has been suggested that a single wasp nest will catch approx five metric tons of insects in one year. While we are not entirely convinced of that number whatever it is, it will be substantial.

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Re: If you could rid the World

Post by Taffy on the wing » Thu Mar 28, 2019 5:31 pm

GodIsADeeJay81 wrote:Wouldn't make much difference to the world

The Americans would still shoot each other, start wars with whoever they choose and try to dictate to the world.
NOT if they vote for Bernie Sanders!

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Re: If you could rid the World

Post by Taffy on the wing » Thu Mar 28, 2019 5:33 pm

IanMcL wrote:Tories
Republicans too

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Re: If you could rid the World

Post by GodIsADeeJay81 » Thu Mar 28, 2019 5:34 pm

ZizkovClaret wrote:Internet anonymity. Everyone has to post as themselves, fully traceable and responsible
Ooooo now this would be a good one.

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Re: If you could rid the World

Post by dougcollins » Thu Mar 28, 2019 5:35 pm

Is that five metric tonnes of insect pests or just five metric tonnes of insects?

I'd rather have five tonnes of harmless insects than a wasps' nest.

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Re: If you could rid the World

Post by Taffy on the wing » Thu Mar 28, 2019 5:37 pm

Bosscat wrote:Ah but......

What Purpose do Wasps Serve?

Very often people ask us what purpose do wasps serve?

In early summer wasps, like bees, pollinate plants and flowers as they feed on nectar. If we were to eradicate all wasps, it would cause more problems than it would solve. So, wasps do serve a purpose, and despite being a problem at certain times of the year, they are a beneficial insect. So in the natural world, wasps although irritating to humans, have their role to play.

Wasps and hornets are predatory insects and spend a lot of their time hunting and catching smaller insects to feed to their larvae (young wasp grubs). Insect prey killed by the adult wasps is chewed up into small food packages and taken back to the nest. These food parcels are then fed to the young wasp larvae which turn the exoskeletons (chitin) of these prey insects into a sugary solution which they feed back to the adult wasps.

It is difficult to guess the exact numbers of insects which are killed by a single wasp colony through the course of a summer. It has been suggested that a single wasp nest will catch approx five metric tons of insects in one year. While we are not entirely convinced of that number whatever it is, it will be substantial.
So many different types of Wasp too! They've been around Millions of years longer than Bees. They are more aggressive in the UK though.......just like a lot of things.
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Re: If you could rid the World

Post by LoveCurryPies » Thu Mar 28, 2019 9:05 pm

Year
1600 = 500,000,000 (500 million / half billion)
1800 = 1 billion
1927 = 2 billion
1960 = 3 billion
1974 = 4 billion
1987 = 5 billion
1999 = 6 billion
2011 = 7 billion
2019 = 7.7 billion

2030 = 8.6 billion
2050 = 9.8 billion
2100 = 11.2 billion

All those people need food, somewhere to live and power for their homes and transportation. We are forecast to lost 5% of the world’s land to sea level rises. That low land is frequently used for crop growing.

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Re: If you could rid the World

Post by tarkys_ears » Thu Mar 28, 2019 9:08 pm

Lefties

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Re: If you could rid the World

Post by Bosscat » Thu Mar 28, 2019 9:16 pm

tarkys_ears wrote:Lefties
Only 1 in 10 are left handed ;)

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Re: If you could rid the World

Post by tarkys_ears » Thu Mar 28, 2019 9:18 pm

Bosscat wrote:Only 1 in 10 are left handed ;)
Yeah and thats EXACTLY why they should be mistrusted....
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Re: If you could rid the World

Post by Hapag Lloyd » Thu Mar 28, 2019 9:22 pm

ZizkovClaret wrote:Internet anonymity. Everyone has to post as themselves, fully traceable and responsible
Who stops you doing this now ?

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Re: If you could rid the World

Post by tarkys_ears » Thu Mar 28, 2019 9:24 pm

Hapag Lloyd wrote:Who stops you doing this now ?
Well we all know who YOU are... mr billionaire ship owner!

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Re: If you could rid the World

Post by IanMcL » Thu Mar 28, 2019 11:17 pm

Bosscat wrote:Only 1 in 10 are left handed ;)
Leave me alone!

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Re: If you could rid the World

Post by Bosscat » Thu Mar 28, 2019 11:18 pm

IanMcL wrote:Leave me alone!
Hey My Brothers a Lefty too ... its Tarky's Ears that wants rid of you :D

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Re: If you could rid the World

Post by IanMcL » Thu Mar 28, 2019 11:19 pm

Lots of goalkeepers are left handed.

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Re: If you could rid the World

Post by SGr » Thu Mar 28, 2019 11:21 pm

Obviously religion. Knock on effect would be ridding the world of a lot of people who target certain religions too. Double action.

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Re: If you could rid the World

Post by Burnleyareback2 » Fri Mar 29, 2019 12:28 am

Security at Manchester Airport
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Re: If you could rid the World

Post by Jakubclaret » Fri Mar 29, 2019 12:39 am

Steve bray he's a goon.

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Re: If you could rid the World

Post by 4:20 » Fri Mar 29, 2019 8:11 am

Scouse brows

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Re: If you could rid the World

Post by CaptJohn » Fri Mar 29, 2019 9:47 am

The BBC and the TV licence fee.

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Re: If you could rid the World

Post by Dyched » Fri Mar 29, 2019 10:12 am

Burnleyareback2 wrote:Security at Manchester Airport
100%

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Re: If you could rid the World

Post by expoultryboy » Fri Mar 29, 2019 11:03 am

Paddy Mcguinness ," zandra " Armstrong and venessa feltz

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Re: If you could rid the World

Post by claret59 » Fri Mar 29, 2019 11:05 am

Atheists. They are so boring.

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Re: If you could rid the World

Post by bob-the-scutter » Fri Mar 29, 2019 3:34 pm

Philip Schofield. Smarmy, vacuous, bleach-haired turd!

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Re: If you could rid the World

Post by conyoviejo » Fri Mar 29, 2019 4:38 pm

bob-the-scutter wrote:Philip Schofield. Smarmy, vacuous, bleach-haired turd!
He would be my second choice after Piers Morgan . :D
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Re: If you could rid the World

Post by Bosscat » Fri Mar 29, 2019 4:50 pm

Davina McCall

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Re: If you could rid the World

Post by timshorts » Fri Mar 29, 2019 5:37 pm

Can we not just merge this with the Tommy Robinson thread?

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Re: If you could rid the World

Post by Firthy » Fri Mar 29, 2019 6:09 pm

Do gooders, political correctness, health and safety, people who try and tell us how we should live our lives, teeth veneers, unnecessary plastic surgery, compensation culture, ambulance chasers, blame culture and all the other modern day crap we have to put up with.
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