Espion007
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The Cicadas Are Coming!

Wed May 12, 2004 6:28 am

They are ugly,loud,and creepy-and 1 1/2 inches long.their freaking cicadas!here in washington DC the little bugs are emerging from the ground,after 17 years.Last time the billions of insects came was in 1983-and the next time will be in 2021.Some people say its a rare event and lucky to experiance,others say its horrible.I dont care.I didnt even know what the f**k was the big deal until today.well i guess for the next 2-4 weeks its insect land in DC.
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redngold
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RE: The Cicadas Are Coming!

Wed May 12, 2004 6:33 am

WLW-AM 700 (Cincinnati, Ohio) has been reading off cicada recipes over the weekend (I traveled through southern Ohio this weekend.)

Here's the link to their cicada cookbook:
http://www.urhome.umd.edu/newsdesk/pdf/cicada%20recipes.PDF

Bon apetit!  Nuts
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Espion007
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RE: The Cicadas Are Coming!

Wed May 12, 2004 6:53 am

Bon apetit!

well,you only live once Big grin
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david b.
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RE: The Cicadas Are Coming!

Wed May 12, 2004 7:00 am

Insects are high in protein................anyone on the Atkins diet  Big thumbs up ?
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VSlover
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RE: The Cicadas Are Coming!

Wed May 12, 2004 7:02 am

will cicadas be present all along the eastern half of the states? including new york? i find them digusting, and the story of how they emerge from the ground creepy.

i've been lucky to never see them, but they sound like cockroaches.
 
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RE: The Cicadas Are Coming!

Wed May 12, 2004 7:19 am

I remember seeing (and HEARING!!) those noisy things when I was in Maryland. Those Cicada skins would be all over the place after they hatch.

I've seen Cicadas here in California but they are barely an inch long and are not as common as they are out east. You can often find them out in the desert and they make long and high pitch buzzing noises.
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Espion007
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RE: The Cicadas Are Coming!

Fri May 14, 2004 6:08 am

Today,alot are coming out of the ground.there are alot of holes and cacadas now.today,i heard their weird call-pretty loud.its only like day 3.There here for 4 weeks.
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JetService
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RE: The Cicadas Are Coming!

Fri May 14, 2004 10:46 am

They're not out in Indiana yet (supposedly one of the hottest cicada areas in the US). For you fisherman, use a Jitterbug or Hocus Locus near a shore lined with forest. The bass will hammer them about 2-3 days after they start for about a week. I'm looking forward to the shells my son will collect off the trees. Nothing like a bushel of hollow cicada carcasses (or is that carci?).
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