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Old 08-14-2009, 08:32 PM   #26
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the simplest defense against mosquitoes are eating bananas... so eat more !!!
are you for real or joking?

Cause I have plenty of bananas here, I will eat them just to get fewer bites!

Fuking mosquitoe bites... the one and only thing i can't stand here.

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Old 08-14-2009, 08:53 PM   #27
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Wow, you're in some shithole village in GZ, and the only thing that annoys you is the mosquitoes? I'm impressed.
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Old 08-15-2009, 06:52 PM   #29
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Wow, you're in some shithole village in GZ, and the only thing that annoys you is the mosquitoes? I'm impressed.

well what else is suppose to annoy me? Mind explaining?
There's really no other insects other than mosquitoes! Well there are the typical flies, bees, and ants, but they they don't bite!

this village is a 30min drive away from GuangZhou.

At first I wasn't used to the thick, smelly air, but now i'm used to it.
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Old 08-15-2009, 07:01 PM   #31
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For those ppl who have never faced Chinese mosquitoes..

these mosquitoes are way different than those we face in Vancouver.
Chinese mosquitoes are faster, smater, bigger, stronger, and deadlier than vancouver mosquitoes.

In fact, I'm starting to believe all chinese mosquitoes have NOS in their systems. Each time I slap my hand on them, they fly away so fast that they litterally vanish.

On top of their speed, I try to use the smell of those mosquito-killing burning stick to have fewer bites at night. But somehow, those mosquitoes fly to the other side of the room where the smell doesn't reach them. They hide and wait for the absolute best moment to strike!

Once I actually slapped my hand on a mosquitoe in the shower, but when i lifted my hand up the mosquitoe flew away. I was so amazed.
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Old 08-17-2009, 12:25 AM   #32
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Like you, pesky Mosquitoes like to bite me too. Last week one mosquito bit me four fricken times! I managed to kill that greedy bastard and it was oozing with my blood. Anyhow, if it itches, turn the water on real hot and heat up the bite area. It will stop itching for a good while. I think the Therapik works similar (basically using heat to neutralize the itchiness).
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Old 08-17-2009, 04:15 PM   #33
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Umm the Aveeno anti-itch helps for me after I get bit......
also be preventive wear thicker clothing or something.
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Old 08-17-2009, 07:46 PM   #34
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Umm the Aveeno anti-itch helps for me after I get bit......
also be preventive wear thicker clothing or something.

too hot to wear thick clothing
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well what else is suppose to annoy me? Mind explaining?
I dunno, the heat? Humidity? Crowds? People spitting everywhere? The traffic? Noise? Honking horns? Beggars draping themselves all over you? Garbage everywhere? Stinky washrooms? Squat toilets? Bland, greasy food?

I like China, but there are certainly a lot of things that annoy me about the place.. Those are just a few I immediately thought of when you asked the question what is supposed to annoy you. If these things don't annoy you, like I said before, I am impressed!
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I dunno, the heat? Humidity? Crowds? People spitting everywhere? The traffic? Noise? Honking horns? Beggars draping themselves all over you? Garbage everywhere? Stinky washrooms? Squat toilets? Bland, greasy food?

I like China, but there are certainly a lot of things that annoy me about the place.. Those are just a few I immediately thought of when you asked the question what is supposed to annoy you. If these things don't annoy you, like I said before, I am impressed!
those things that you've just listed aren't 24/7.
On the other hand, mosquitoe bites inch 24/7.
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Well you said they were the ONLY thing that bothered you.. That would be pretty incredible!
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Well you said they were the ONLY thing that bothered you.. That would be pretty incredible!
getting so many bites is the only thing that bothers me.
The other actities don't happen continously to start bothering me.
I notice those other things, but they don't reach the point where i feel negative.
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I'm in Guanzhou, and i'm getting hit hard by mosquitoe bites!!!

Is there any way to reduce the number of bites?
Perhaps eat more of a certain kind of food?

also, what do you use in china for mosquitoe bites?
So far I'm just using hand sanitizer for these bites! LOL
Sucks.. I was there in May.... and I got raided too...
I literally had over 50 bites on my leg one night.. in a span of 15 minutes..

Gawd.. Im going back in Nov... I will be much more prepared this time.
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Guanzhou mosquitos are vicious. I've been there lol

I had bites all over my leg, some of them creating these weird "poks" that can be popped. Just like bubbles.

It was disgusting
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DEET and lots of it.
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Old 08-22-2009, 07:26 PM   #42
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DEET and lots of it.

i'm using bug repellant with 25% DEET. not sure what it stands for.
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i'm using bug repellant with 25% DEET. not sure what it stands for.
Get one with at least 90%
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i just came back from japan and some shit bit me pretty bad.

one bite on the forearm and my whole fucking forearm is swollen, from hand to elbow. weird thing was that there was a red trail/line starting from the bite all the way up to my armpit. i think it's the poison, i dont know..

came back home yesterday and the swelling eased. i used an icepack for it wen i sleep.
i think the humidity and the heat has something to do with the swelling.

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i just came back from japan and some shit bit me pretty bad.

one bite on the forearm and my whole fucking forearm is swollen, from hand to elbow. weird thing was that there was a red trail/line starting from the bite all the way up to my armpit. i think it's the poison, i dont know..

came back home yesterday and the swelling eased. i used an icepack for it wen i sleep.
i think the humidity and the heat has something to do with the swelling.

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yea..i have the same problem when i get bites...it just swells up and gets hard. i had a bite on my hand one time, which cause my entire hand to swell..couldnt' even hold a fist.
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On your bites, use Mopidick. I don't know if you can buy that in China, but I'm sure they have something like it. You can buy it in Hong Kong if you go there.

To prevent bites, use bug repellent (duh). Make sure to use something with DEET! Everything else is pretty much useless.

I'm lucky, for some reason I rarely get bit by mosquitoes in Asia, even if everyone around me is getting eaten alive. They must not like my white blood
I'm not sure if this is the same thing as Mopidick, but that's what my parents had us use when we were kids...

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