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Old 06-02-2012, 07:48 PM   #1
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Combat mosquitos

Was told today that a good way to combat mosquitos, is to use Listerine mouth wash. Pour some into a squirt container and spray it around the area that you are sitting in. Its suppose to work for hours??

( also can be used for bad breath )
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Old 06-02-2012, 08:00 PM   #2
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Mosquitos with bad breath - now that's bad !!

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Old 06-02-2012, 08:05 PM   #3
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Get yourself a Thermacell. Best thing since sliced bread!

The Most Effective Mosquito Repellent for Outdoor Areas | ThermaCELL
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Old 06-02-2012, 09:01 PM   #4
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Tried the Listerine trick, mixed reviews on the effectiveness, but it sure smelled nice around the campsite.
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Old 06-02-2012, 10:15 PM   #6
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Thermacell is the way to go. We have four of them. Each one covers a 15x15 area. If you keep a watch on amazon you can find the value refills for 10 dollars.
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Old 06-02-2012, 11:23 PM   #7
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The Off Clip On units work quite well if you are not moving around very fast.
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Old 06-02-2012, 11:27 PM   #8
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I have heard of the Listerine trick and been meaning to try it. The people who told me about it swear it works.
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Old 06-03-2012, 11:10 AM   #9
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snopes.com: Lemon Fresh Joy and Listerine Kill Mosquitoes

I agree with Great Horned Owl. The clip on works surprisingly well.
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I'll second the Thermacell. I used spray on, clip on and nothing compares to the Thermacell. I have the lantern that's led and it works great.
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