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Post by sundaymorningstaple » Tue, 14 Feb 2012 4:03 pm

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Post by nakatago » Tue, 14 Feb 2012 4:13 pm

sundaymorningstaple wrote:zzm9980, I believe the little hose thingy (the one attached to the wall, that is :P ) is called a poor man's bidet.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Health_faucet

But "bum gun" sounds more fun.
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Post by ecureilx » Tue, 14 Feb 2012 4:55 pm

nakatago wrote:
sundaymorningstaple wrote:zzm9980, I believe the little hose thingy (the one attached to the wall, that is :P ) is called a poor man's bidet.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Health_faucet

But "bum gun" sounds more fun.
also called as "HAND SHOWER" .. in case you need to get a replacement in the Hardware shops here ..

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Post by nakatago » Tue, 14 Feb 2012 4:56 pm

ecureilx wrote:
nakatago wrote:
sundaymorningstaple wrote:zzm9980, I believe the little hose thingy (the one attached to the wall, that is :P ) is called a poor man's bidet.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Health_faucet

But "bum gun" sounds more fun.
also called as "HAND SHOWER" .. in case you need to get a replacement in the Hardware shops here ..
heck; the agent for our current flat called it a "jet spray."
"A quokka is what would happen if there was an anime about kangaroos."

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Post by the lynx » Tue, 14 Feb 2012 4:59 pm

ecureilx wrote:
nakatago wrote:
sundaymorningstaple wrote:zzm9980, I believe the little hose thingy (the one attached to the wall, that is :P ) is called a poor man's bidet.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Health_faucet

But "bum gun" sounds more fun.
also called as "HAND SHOWER" .. in case you need to get a replacement in the Hardware shops here ..
What's a hand shower doing attached to the wall right next to the toilet bowl then?

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Post by ecureilx » Tue, 14 Feb 2012 5:11 pm

the lynx wrote: What's a hand shower doing attached to the wall right next to the toilet bowl then?
To shower the hand ?? :)

Well, in Tribal India (or rather, Modern India), in Some languages, washing up after doing the business is politely said as "wash the leg" ..

maybe something drifted off thence ? :? :?

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Post by sundaymorningstaple » Tue, 14 Feb 2012 5:52 pm

Probably as a result of Dehli Belly! :o
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Post by x9200 » Tue, 14 Feb 2012 6:22 pm

zzm9980, forgot to mention, wait till your 9 month old become an independently walking cookies carrier and then write here how you cope with ants :lol:

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Post by zzm9980 » Tue, 14 Feb 2012 9:37 pm

x9200 wrote:zzm9980, forgot to mention, wait till your 9 month old become an independently walking cookies carrier and then write here how you cope with ants :lol:
she's already really good at smearing milk and juice over every surface less than 100cm off the ground :(

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Post by zzm9980 » Tue, 14 Feb 2012 9:38 pm

the lynx wrote:[
That interest me. What's the active ingredient stated in the label? :P
1.25% Etofenprox:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Etofenprox (sparsest wikipedia entry ever)

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Post by Strong Eagle » Tue, 14 Feb 2012 9:48 pm

the lynx wrote:
ecureilx wrote:
nakatago wrote: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Health_faucet

But "bum gun" sounds more fun.
also called as "HAND SHOWER" .. in case you need to get a replacement in the Hardware shops here ..
What's a hand shower doing attached to the wall right next to the toilet bowl then?
Acting as a "bum gun"? I love it.

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Post by ecureilx » Wed, 15 Feb 2012 12:07 pm

sundaymorningstaple wrote:Probably as a result of Dehli Belly! :o
Or Madras Runs !!!

well, I wonder why there is not many Neem Leave based natural insecticides in Singapore ..

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Post by sundaymorningstaple » Wed, 15 Feb 2012 3:58 pm

ecureilx wrote:
sundaymorningstaple wrote:Probably as a result of Dehli Belly! :o
Or Madras Runs !!!

well, I wonder why there is not many Neem Leave based natural insecticides in Singapore ..
Actually, I would have thought that the "Runs" would have been the next step AFTER the Belly...... :o
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Post by movingtospore » Thu, 16 Feb 2012 4:05 pm

I am adopting zen practices to just accept that bugs are part of life here. We are in an older attached place so there's no fighting them. Just lots of traps, and sometimes we spray along the kitchen doors. It seems to keep them at bay.

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Post by zzm9980 » Thu, 16 Feb 2012 4:19 pm

movingtospore wrote:I am adopting zen practices to just accept that bugs are part of life here. We are in an older attached place so there's no fighting them. Just lots of traps, and sometimes we spray along the kitchen doors. It seems to keep them at bay.
Oh that was mostly my theory, until the morning I started this thread and I saw a cockroach almost as big as my iPhone in the shower.

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