Gawd damn bugs!

From: Tothwolf <>
Date: Thu Sep 11 16:53:00 2003

On Wed, 10 Sep 2003, Vintage Computer Festival wrote:
> On Wed, 10 Sep 2003, Tothwolf wrote:
> > I've had problems with some little silver looking bugs I was told were
> > 'silverfish'. They eat *anything* that is paper, including but not
> > limited to; boxes, notebooks, and even the paper labels on pc boards
> > and ICs! I'd love to know of a way to get rid of them, but since my
> > garage is not 100% sealed, I dunno how effective anything would be.
> Yeah, I saw one of those bastards roaming around my office as well, but
> I don't think I successfully smushed it. I've heard that they eat paper
> too but I haven't seen any damage in particular that I can attribute to
> one (or a colony) of them.

They move very fast, and seem to be very tough to kill. They really do eat
anything made of paper, and they can do major damage to stuff. Their
damage looks similar to what a common roach will do to paper.

If you see one, you probably have a good sized colony somewhere...

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