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    Quote Originally Posted by Drew View Post
    yaaa door lock sounds good omg you should get 1 of these http://www.akmelock.com/biometric/fi...k-p-16209.html
    I was thinking more something like...this

    Not sure if it's glue proof, though.
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    Has anyone really been far even as decided to use even go want to do look more like?

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    maybe you can hire an ac 130

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    Glue?!? of all the nasty stupid things one can do to another's stuff, I admit I haven't heard of that.


    Scotty, wherever on Earth did you get the info about Elmer's being made of petroleum products? No plant would be drooling over some distilled tar. It's most likely made from animal by-products, the bits of beef and burger we don't eat. Lemme go see that!

    Well, goooo figure! This NEEDS to be tested. Do dews really LIKE this stuff?

    I'll add Elmer's to my list of non-bugs to feed the plants. I already know they like Boca burgers, nuts, beans and avocados!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Lil Stinkpot View Post
    Well, goooo figure! This NEEDS to be tested. Do dews really LIKE this stuff?
    I don't think Drosera move to preferred things that happen to cross their path. I'm positive the dew glands were just reacting to a substance that came in contact with the leaves and/or as it slowly ran (moved) down.

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    They react to stuff they like. I put coffee grounds on a leaf, and got no reaction at all. Same with a leaf. But they moved for a walnut, but only after I took the thin membrane off it.

    Still, it it's worth the fun to study it later when more 'dews wake up. Also some VFT's. It's gonna be fun.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Lil Stinkpot View Post

    Scotty, wherever on Earth did you get the info about Elmer's being made of petroleum products? No plant would be drooling over some distilled tar. It's most likely made from animal by-products, the bits of beef and burger we don't eat. Lemme go see that!

    Well, goooo figure! This NEEDS to be tested. Do dews really LIKE this stuff?

    I'll add Elmer's to my list of non-bugs to feed the plants. I already know they like Boca burgers, nuts, beans and avocados!
    Sorry..I should have provided my source links..
    as you probably discovered, the reference to Elmers glue being made from petrolium products, and not animal products, comes directly from the Elmers glue company itself:

    Elmer's Glues are chemical based. They are made or formulated from chemicals which are synthesized (created by Man). These chemicals were originally obtained or manufactured from petroleum, natural gas and other raw materials found in Nature. The exact formula and specific ingredients used in making Elmer's products are considered proprietary information, therefore, we cannot share those with you.
    No, Elmer's does not use animals or animal parts to make glue. Our products are made from synthetic materials and are not derived from processing horses, cows or any other animals.
    source: http://www.elmers.com/about/faq/

    Scot

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    I was told, by one old enough to know, that the glue *used* to made of hooves and the like, but the company changed because of animal rights complaints and because of allergies cropping up. They are indeed using petroleum.

    This I gotta test!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Lil Stinkpot View Post
    I was told, by one old enough to know, that the glue *used* to made of hooves and the like,
    yeah, I have always heard that too..
    they probably changed it decades ago, but peoples perceptions are slow to change...
    Elmers glue was probably made from cow parts for the first 3/4 of the 20th century..

    Thats probably where their "Elmer and Elsie" macots came from!

    http://www.heartofwisdom.com/images/...lsie.elmer.jpg

    Scot

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