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What should I do regarding the cockroaches?

Allow the exterminator's poison to continue working (he is coming back once a month presumably forever)
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No votes
Caulk up the gaps to prevent new ones from coming (these first two are not mutually exclusive tbh)
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11%
Burn the fucking house down
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25%
Refuse to pay the landlord rent because there are fucking cockroaches
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7%
Wipe away the poison and try to form a positive relationship with the cockroaches (for example, they could be convinced to defend the house against possible intruders)
7
25%
Leave some dead roaches on the counter to scare new ones from appearing
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No votes
Lock my cats in the kitchen and order them to hunt down any cockroaches they see
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7%
Yell at the landlord again because seriously this is ridiculous
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18%
Well?
2
7%
 
Total votes: 28

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Tuvalu gibson
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24 Mar 2018, 20:18

Daddys Soul Doughnut wrote:Today is your lucky day. Just use combat max roach gel. One tube of this stuff is all you need. Place some gel in areas of infestation and within a couple days your roach problem will be gone.

It tastes like a super tasty snack to the roach and doesn't kill them until hours after they eat it. So later they die back in their nest. The poison is so potent that any roach that nibbles on the dead roach (a guaranteed touch behavior) will also die.

I hate roaches. This stuff works miracles though. Never seen it fail.
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06 Apr 2018, 01:37

Update: The exterminator is coming back in a little over a week but I no longer see any roaches, alive or dead. The kitchen is clean!
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06 Apr 2018, 13:29

Yea! Bashment ppls health is safe again
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06 Apr 2018, 13:54

Opening turkish consulate in your house could help
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22 Apr 2018, 03:47

So the exterminator sprayed again like a week ago, and at that point I hadn't seen any roaches in weeks. However just minutes ago I saw another one! I would say it was small-to-medium sized.
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22 Apr 2018, 03:52

fightinfrenchman wrote:So the exterminator sprayed again like a week ago, and at that point I hadn't seen any roaches in weeks. However just minutes ago I saw another one! I would say it was small-to-medium sized.

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22 Apr 2018, 03:59

You cant blame your landlord for this.. He didnt invite them over for dinner (you did by leaving crumbs out) cockroaches have been around before humans, and there are more of them than us. You will never fully be rid of them. They will out survive humanity.
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22 Apr 2018, 04:58

AraGun wrote:You cant blame your landlord for this.. He didnt invite them over for dinner (you did by leaving crumbs out) cockroaches have been around before humans, and there are more of them than us. You will never fully be rid of them. They will out survive humanity.


Spoken like a shitty landlord.
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22 Apr 2018, 05:03

You need to introduce species that will eat the roaches. Iguana and toad for example.
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22 Apr 2018, 09:29

AraGun wrote:You cant blame your landlord for this.. He didnt invite them over for dinner (you did by leaving crumbs out) cockroaches have been around before humans, and there are more of them than us. You will never fully be rid of them. They will out survive humanity.


The exterminator said this species is attracted to water actually, and due to our dumbass upstairs neighbors who have let things overflow and leak down into our apartment there is water in the wallsh, so in that sense the landlord has some responsibility. I'm sure there is mold too but I don't want it to get tested as I would be forced to take refuge somewhere else.
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21 May 2018, 15:01

So we haven't had any issues with the roaches in a while however ants have started to appear, probably slipped through "the cracks" of the recently reinstalled window A/c unit. The exterminator just came and I told him about the ants. He laughed and didn't offer any help. After he left a single ant crawled across the counter in a taunting way
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21 May 2018, 15:10

Throw your trash away and clean up your food, pig.
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21 May 2018, 15:11

fightinfrenchman wrote:So we haven't had any issues with the roaches in a while however ants have started to appear, probably slipped through "the cracks" of the recently reinstalled window A/c unit. The exterminator just came and I told him about the ants. He laughed and didn't offer any help. After he left a single ant crawled across the counter in a taunting way

Ants can get in just about any building. If you don't clean your house properly, you will have ants.

One time I threw a weekend of parties and then on sunday wanted to clean the house. The staints of booze on the floor had attracted quite the colony of ants (they seemed somewhat drunk tbh). To get rid of them, I just took out the vacuum cleaner and vacuumed them, then cleaned the house and done. ez.

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21 May 2018, 15:43

Call the pest control guys. Just make sure those guys don't cook meth in your absence yo.
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21 May 2018, 16:29

SirCallen wrote:Throw your trash away and clean up your food, pig.


I didn't see any loose food, but perhaps the ants are attracted to dead cockroaches in the wallsh
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21 May 2018, 16:45

fightinfrenchman wrote:
SirCallen wrote:Throw your trash away and clean up your food, pig.


I didn't see any loose food, but perhaps the ants are attracted to dead cockroaches in the wallsh

Actually very plausible. Ants definitely eat meat. When I'd go camping with my parents we'd often end up with ants attacking our refrigerator as it wouldn't lock properly. Weirdly enough, out of all substances to choose for, they'd always end up going for the ham.

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21 May 2018, 17:04

Just found out it was actually my dad's coffee machine, they wanted the water in it. That may have been what led the roaches here as well.

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