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#1 Pappy

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Posted 16 March 2018 - 09:30 AM

Killer bee attack sends A. J. Foyt to the hospital
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Posted 16 March 2018 - 10:00 AM

I saw that. What's up with that? Second big bee attack, what the... Strange attraction, what's the connection, LOL. 

I've had wasp stings, so I can relate a little.
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Posted 16 March 2018 - 10:39 AM

"Strange attraction, what's the connection?"

The connection is he twice bulldozed an area where there was a beehive, and they didn't like it.

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Posted 16 March 2018 - 11:35 AM

No laughting matter, could have been fatal.


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Posted 16 March 2018 - 11:43 AM

"Strange attraction, what's the connection"

The connection is he twice bulldozed an area where there was a beehive, and they didn't like it.

 

If any of us were twice involved in massive bee stings, that would be a strange attraction, with or without the bulldozer.


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Posted 16 March 2018 - 11:54 AM

How is that a strange attraction? He disrupted a swarm of bees' home, twice.

You expected him to get attacked once, and the second time, the bees, would say "Ah, it's A. J. Foyt. He won LeMans and Indy. Let's give him a pass."

He was unlucky/careless twice.

If bees attacked him twice while he was getting in his car to go to the Texas Roadhouse, for a moderately priced but pretty tasty steak, that would be a strange attraction.

What year did your spaceship land? You regularly make comments that defy logic.

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Posted 16 March 2018 - 11:59 AM

Yeah, you know I think there are a few who post here on Slotblog who are strange altogether, but I also think that mental illness is the connection.


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Posted 16 March 2018 - 12:01 PM

I'm surprised that bees can penetrate that tough ol' boy's hide!
 
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Posted 16 March 2018 - 12:45 PM

The bee's are probably deeply religious and are offended by the joke with the race car blasting around heaven and the new arrival commenting "What, does that guy think he's A.J. Foyt? And St.Peter answering "No that's God. He just thinks he's A.J. Foyt".
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Posted 16 March 2018 - 01:44 PM

Hmm..... what's wrong with the picture atop this article?
 
 
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Posted 16 March 2018 - 01:54 PM

Bobby Allison on the left?


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Posted 16 March 2018 - 02:03 PM

Yup

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Posted 16 March 2018 - 02:19 PM

Seems that other racers aren't the only living things he pisses off. Having been bitten by a brown recluse spider (Fiddleback)

I was told that insect venom is cumulative in your system. If you receive enough over time, a bite, or sting, and be fatal. Of

course, an allergic reaction to the venom can also be fatal.



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Posted 16 March 2018 - 03:18 PM

Did the bees survive? 


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Posted 20 March 2018 - 01:43 PM

Bees don't survive if they loose their stinger. Wasps, on the other hand, can sting several times. Bees

kill through shear numbers. The more bees, the more venom. The best way to get rid of a bee's nest?

A rich mixture of dish soap and water, sprayed on with a very good garden sprayer. The mixture has

two effects. First, it sticks their wings together so they can't fly. Second, it coats their bodies so they can't

breathe. So they die.   



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Posted 20 March 2018 - 01:58 PM

These "killer bees" (Africanized honey bees) have been moving northward from Mexico for 15-20 years. They're all over south Texas now. This strain is much more aggressive & their sting more dangerous than an European honey bee.These ones, you don't want to kill.


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Posted 20 March 2018 - 02:01 PM

You should of told A.J.

 

IIRC, I read where once he came home, he doused it with diesel fuel, and lit it up.


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Posted 20 March 2018 - 03:37 PM

That'll work. Hope he didn't set his house on fire.


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Posted 21 March 2018 - 01:18 AM

You should of told A.J.

 

IIRC, I read where once he came home, he doused it with diesel fuel, and lit it up.

 

Some Ammonium Nitrate mixed with the Diesel would have been better.... :D


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Posted 21 March 2018 - 05:29 AM

When did the bee attack happen? I watched the Indy Car race last week and AJ's face had blotches of red all over it, I was wondering what had happened to him. I assume the bee attack had already happened.


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Posted 21 March 2018 - 07:28 AM

It had to have happened after the Indy Car race because he was suppose to be in Sebring for the 12 hour race last weekend but had to cancel because of the bee stings.


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