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    Mouse Problem

    Last week I discovered partially eaten food and mouse droppings on my desk, so I went out and got some mouse traps. Well, a few days later, and to my surprise, I caught not one but two mice (and I had set up two mouse traps). I hoped this was the end of the problem, but this morning I awoke to find more droppings on my desk.

    I'm afraid that the stupid vermins reproduced or something...What should I do?

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    call a professional not an option?

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    Put a tall bin next to a counter with a bit of food at the bottom. They'll jump in from the counter but shouldn't be able to get out again. Then you can take em down to a local park or somewhere. Rather than murder them.

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    Quote Originally Posted by littleMatt
    Put a tall bin next to a counter with a bit of food at the bottom. They'll jump in from the counter but shouldn't be able to get out again. Then you can take em down to a local park or somewhere. Rather than murder them.
    yup.

    or use something like this (unless that's what you meant by 'trap'):


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    move house

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    seriously though - call someone in. They can be a real pain to get rid of so you might as well get a pro in..

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    Forget all that crap.
    Now's the time to take advantage of the situation and have some fun.

    Mice normally like to travel against the wall/baseboard as a survival instinct so cut a 2' long by 1' tall piece of plywood and place it against the wall as a shield in the area where you're finding the mouse scat.
    Setup a little buffet on the floor in front of your shield with all kinds of mouse munchies like peanut butter, cheese, veggies, etc.

    Now get yourself one of these little night-vision babies and a high-powered pellet rifle.


    Turn out the lights, setup a chair on the opposite side of the room, put on your ipod and crank up the soundtrack to Apocalypse Now.
    Have fun.


    If you're looking for a little more challenge then you could go medieval on their little mouse asses and substitute a crossbow for the rifle.

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    uh...ummm....Loyal, are you alright? For some reason i have a feeling you've got this down to a science.... a sick sick science.

    However, it does sound like a fun night.

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    Get a cat?

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    stevietat, where is your avatar from?
    Nothing to see here, move along.

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    Quote Originally Posted by stevietat
    Get a cat?
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    No way! It's a lion, AND a tiger


    Get a fake mouse prostitute and put it in the corner...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sybersnake
    stevietat, where is your avatar from?
    It's an insane female police officer in the process of tazering someone

    From the anime series Full Metal Panic? Fumoffu!. If you're at all into anime, check it out, very hilarious.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Loyal Rogue
    If you're looking for a little more challenge then you could go medieval on their little mouse asses and substitute a crossbow for the rifle.
    This...this is you.
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    ...and now I have tape all over my face.

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    PUWHAHAHAH! Taggert!

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    Quote Originally Posted by stevietat
    Get a cat?
    Actually might not be a bad idea. I have heard that mice don't like the scent of a cat, so even if you let one in your house for a little bit it might help.
    It must be obvious day at camp stupid

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    Getting a cat is the best option I agree...
    But too bad if you dont like a cat and then
    who is going to feed the cat next ???
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    Haha, getting a cat will trigger my allergies big time. I put out two traps last night, and the sneaky bastard(s) got all of the peanut butter but wasn't caught.

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    im allergic to cats myself... one mouse sneaked in last week in our house ... Thought he will go away... but the little fella ruined everything... lost lotsa good clothes...finally nailed him down with a hockey stick.
    An eye for an eye makes the whole world blind
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    If he's just taking the peanut butter off, try putting it on the bottom side of the trigger (I think you can do that)
    It must be obvious day at camp stupid

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