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Aug 3, 2007
 
Ok..i sure hope someone can help me...
I am having a terrible terrible snake problem...(copperheads) There is an old house right beside mine that nonoe lives in...grass is growed up and its a mess..well in the last couple of weeks...we have seen 8 copper heads..and have been able to kill 4...I have put moth balls all around the fence and the house...this does NOT work...would anyone have any suggestions??
I get out of the car this morning and one came out from under my car and went into my yard....lol...im freakin out here...
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Aug 3, 2007
 
girl feeling for ya i hope you find an answer soon. be safe and always be looking down

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Aug 3, 2007
 
Mothballs will work. You just have to use enough of them and give them time to work. When I first moved to where I live now, I too had a really bad problem with copperheads, so I started buying 4 or 5 boxes of mothballs a year and just randomly throwing them all around my property during the early spring. Haven't seen a snake in years.
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Aug 3, 2007
 
A Smile for the Day wrote:
Ok..i sure hope someone can help me...
I am having a terrible terrible snake problem...(copperheads) There is an old house right beside mine that nonoe lives in...grass is growed up and its a mess..well in the last couple of weeks...we have seen 8 copper heads..and have been able to kill 4...I have put moth balls all around the fence and the house...this does NOT work...would anyone have any suggestions??I heard lime works. put it all around your house with the moth balls. You may call a pest control company and ask them what would work.
I get out of the car this morning and one came out from under my car and went into my yard....lol...im freakin out here...
Thanks
I heard that lime works with the moth balls. you may call a pest control company they may give you some suggestions.
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Aug 3, 2007
 
A couple of stray cats will do the job.

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Aug 3, 2007
 
Thanks for all your suggestions...:) I will just buy more mothballs...lol...thanks TeddyGreen...
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Aug 3, 2007
 
Can you use moth balls safely if you have animals? I have dogs and I wouldn't want them to get poisoned or anything but I would like to get rid of the snakes.
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Aug 3, 2007
 
Moth balls will run em off
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Aug 3, 2007
 
the best way to get rid of snakes is to vote them out of office...lol.
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Aug 3, 2007
 
Go to www.snakestop.com
I have never used any of it but it might be something you may consider using. Its worth a try. Moth balls never worked for me either.
I no longer live in the house where we had snakes so I dont know if there are any there now or not.

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Aug 3, 2007
 
scarecrow wrote:
the best way to get rid of snakes is to vote them out of office...lol.
OMG...LMAO!!

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Aug 3, 2007
 
Not sure where you live Smile, but some towns have ordinances on lawn upkeep. If the place is overgrown thus causing the snake infestation, maybe you could contact your local law enforcement? Of course if you live in a rural community this won't help I understand. At that point you could just burn down the house! JUST KIDDING! LoL. Good luck w/ the snakes :(
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Aug 3, 2007
 
Buy u some gas and get rid of the old house LOL that might would solve your problem
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Aug 3, 2007
 
If you and your husband had't killed so many
cats, maybe you wouldn't be bothered with so
many snakes. You are a fake christian (Only on
Sunday at time of service)Why do you keep tell
ing people you know you are going to heaven.
First you need to learn to love your neighbor.
You will never let that happen. So accept the
fact that you are SATIN-that's why you are the
one see the snakes.This is a curse God has put
on you. You will see them befor any one else. Jusment Day will tell.
I hope you can sleep when you go to bed, or is
it that you still sleep on the couch?
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Aug 3, 2007
 
A Smile for the Day wrote:
Ok..i sure hope someone can help me...
I am having a terrible terrible snake problem...(copperheads) There is an old house right beside mine that nonoe lives in...grass is growed up and its a mess..well in the last couple of weeks...we have seen 8 copper heads..and have been able to kill 4...I have put moth balls all around the fence and the house...this does NOT work...would anyone have any suggestions??
I get out of the car this morning and one came out from under my car and went into my yard....lol...im freakin out here...
Thanks
Burn Down The Old House..Thats What I Would do.

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Aug 4, 2007
 
scarecrow wrote:
the best way to get rid of snakes is to vote them out of office...lol.
roflmao....well ill try that too scarecrow....

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Aug 4, 2007
 
WV Refugee wrote:
Not sure where you live Smile, but some towns have ordinances on lawn upkeep. If the place is overgrown thus causing the snake infestation, maybe you could contact your local law enforcement? Of course if you live in a rural community this won't help I understand. At that point you could just burn down the house! JUST KIDDING! LoL. Good luck w/ the snakes :(
ahh its a rural community....lol....and my house is to close it will burn too....lol.....ewwwwwwwwww they just give me the heebeejeebee's....lol

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Aug 4, 2007
 
Widow wrote:
If you and your husband had't killed so many
cats, maybe you wouldn't be bothered with so
many snakes. You are a fake christian (Only on
Sunday at time of service)Why do you keep tell
ing people you know you are going to heaven.
First you need to learn to love your neighbor.
You will never let that happen. So accept the
fact that you are SATIN-that's why you are the
one see the snakes.This is a curse God has put
on you. You will see them befor any one else. Jusment Day will tell.
I hope you can sleep when you go to bed, or is
it that you still sleep on the couch?
WTF are u talking about widow??First off im and NOT married...never killed a cat..never claimed to be a Christian oh well...i could go on...but 2 words for u and it is not love u

Since: Apr 07

Welch, WV

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Aug 4, 2007
 
a pound of nuts wrote:
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Now that is not nice thing for you to say about your neighbor, even if you know the whole story it would be spreading gossip, as a tale bearer.. Would it not?
To begin with the Bible does not agree with your conclusion.
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When you misrepresent God... and judge your neighbor.
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These are the words of Jesus to all of us.
Mat 7:1 Judge not, that ye be not judged.
Mat 7:2 For with what judgment ye judge, ye shall be judged: and with what measure ye mete, it shall be measured to you again.
Unless you are wiling to have the snakes your self,
You should not judge why these snakes are bothering your neighbor.
a # of nuts
Oh I just love this!!! Those are two of my favorite scriptures latly.

Since: Apr 07

Welch, WV

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#22
Aug 4, 2007
 
The mothballs will not hurt other animals,I know someone who use's them for spider's and such and they hav'nt seen any so Smiles at least dump a bunch of box's out and try it. Can't hurt, as for the other poster, sounds crazy to me!

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