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By Leanne Mahoney
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Joined:  Wed Aug 12, 2020 5:17 pm
#362563
The problem is that half the gecko’s little body is still hanging out of the trap! It’s wedged in so tightly that I can’t pull it out. Will this harm my VFT? What should I do?
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By Panman
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Joined:  Wed Mar 04, 2020 8:41 pm
#362567
Leave it go. The trap will absorb what it can but will probably turn black and die. I had a trap that got a toad and left the legs sticking out. The plant didn't suffer any long term damange.
By Leanne Mahoney
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Joined:  Wed Aug 12, 2020 5:17 pm
#363387
It’s been a week and the gecko is still hanging out of my trap. It just looks grosser!
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By ChefDean
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#363389
Your plant is just graphically warning other critters to stay away.
"If any pest thinks it wants to harass me, just take a look at what I did to Martin!" (That's the Geico gecko's name)
Kinda like the VFT version of putting a head on a pike during medieval times, or leaving a pirate's hanging corpse to warn others of the consequences.
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By Joshuamarshall792
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Joined:  Sun Sep 16, 2018 10:55 pm
#363448
ChefDean wrote:Your plant is just graphically warning other critters to stay away.
"If any pest thinks it wants to harass me, just take a look at what I did to Martin!" (That's the Geico gecko's name)
Kinda like the VFT version of putting a head on a pike during medieval times, or leaving a pirate's hanging corpse to warn others of the consequences.
Lololololololololololololol

dragons are red, scams are blue, but green is true!

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By sanguinearocks101
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#363450
ChefDean wrote: Sat Aug 22, 2020 12:19 pm "If any pest thinks it wants to harass me, just take a look at what I did to Martin!" (That's the Geico gecko's name)
Do not anger the great gecko swarm. I can already hear them plotting to sneak into your room while you’re sleeping and stick their tongues in your ear. On the bright side, no need to clean out your ears anymore(especially when a stupid gnat flies in your ear or nose)!
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By Ben Goudge
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#363481
ChefDean wrote: Wed Aug 12, 2020 8:16 pm Poor little gecko. I guess GEICO now has to find a new spokesperson, spokeslizard, whatever.
:lol: :lol: :lol:
By Ben Goudge
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sanguinearocks101 wrote: Sun Aug 23, 2020 1:54 am
ChefDean wrote: Sat Aug 22, 2020 12:19 pm "If any pest thinks it wants to harass me, just take a look at what I did to Martin!" (That's the Geico gecko's name)
Do not anger the great gecko swarm. I can already hear them plotting to sneak into your room while you’re sleeping and stick their tongues in your ear. On the bright side, no need to clean out your ears anymore(especially when a stupid gnat flies in your ear or nose)!
:lol: :lol: :lol:
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By Joshuamarshall792
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#363484
I mean look at lemo (I think that's how you spell the birds name from liberty mutual) in the nepenthes he is smelly too!

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