Possum Troubles

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  1. PettingZoo
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    PettingZoo yesss

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    Ok so this started a few nights ago when a possum broke into my bathroom and made a crazy mess in there. It keeps getting in through the window which I keep blocking but it just opens it and moves what ever is in the way. It's getting really annoying, I've also tried throwing shit at it and it just stays there or hisses at me. It's currently here now, what should I do?
     


  2. zeromac

    zeromac Finally reached 1000 posts EXACTLY

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    sounds like you have a smart possum, have u tried calling a exterminator? or bolting ur windows shut, or you know the easyer option, shoot it with a BB gun
     
  3. Vulpes Abnocto

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    Possums are good eatin', but tough as fuck.
    You can kill them with a ball bat (10-20 swings)
    but a machete works better.

    Watch out for his teeth.
     
  4. PettingZoo
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    PettingZoo yesss

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    We've called the possum people who are going to take care of the problem, and it can open the window (freaky possum powers) which I have stuck with electrical tape and blocked with objects. I threw a couple of shampoo bottles at it. When I was having a shower last night, it was on the shower door clinging too it and screeching at me (I was so fucking scared) and barring its teeth, it nearly fell into the shower with me O_O.
     
  5. iPikachu

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    electric tape?

    smack it with a console
     
  6. PettingZoo
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    PettingZoo yesss

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    Take your pick: PS1, N64, SNES, Xbox, Wii or Dreamcast. Also brb going to have another shower (I think the possum is still there).
     
  7. iPikachu

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    the heaveist? xbox?
     
  8. Linkiboy

    Linkiboy GBAtemp Testing Area

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    I thought the topic title said potassium.

    Trap it in a box or something
     
  9. Splych

    Splych GBAtemp's Lurker

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    xDD. Who wouldn't be scared.... Just gives bad memories xP
     
  10. Rayder

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    We had a possum getting into our garage at our old place.....I blazed its eyes with a very bright laser pointer and it didn't even phase the thing.

    Once the possum is out of the house, cut a stick or something similar to the size you need and wedge it in the window pane so it can't open the window enough to get in.
     
  11. iPikachu

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    tame it and you have a free pet lol
     
  12. mucus

    mucus Orc Orc Orc

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  13. Hop2089

    Hop2089 Cute>Hot

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    Strongly Agree

    However any gun is the best way to kill them and they aren't rabies vectors but still give a nasty snap at you so fire at a safe distance and shoot to kill.
     
  14. mucus

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    Good to point out that they are a carrier for rabies. But that doesn't diminish the fact that they can spread other diseases, and if they are covered in blood from say, a racoon then they could be carrying the disease.
     
  15. Shakraka

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    Jesus Christ, you want to kill thing, not make a fucking pancake.
     
  16. Cablephish

    Cablephish Show me...

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    If you wanna kill it, get some cement mix and mix it with some food.

    Watch it slowly die.
     
  17. kobykaan

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    Had a similar issue with a Neighbors cat ... I FED IT PETROL with some catfood!

    It went absolute nuts round and round the garden like a crazed thing howling and meyowing like a banshee for a good 10 minutes with its eyes rolling all over and shaking!

    Then it just kinda keeled over to one side ..it was just lying there!!!!

    I felt a little mean but at least it was quiet for some time .... so I went over and checked my handy work! .....













    Warning: Spoilers inside!
     
  18. mthrnite

    mthrnite So it goes.

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  19. raulpica

    raulpica With your drill, thrust to the sky!

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    THEY WANNA KILL YOU!

    RUN POSSUM, RUN!! BEFORE IT'S TOO LATE!

    *waves hand to the away-running possum*
     
  20. mthrnite

    mthrnite So it goes.

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    OSHIT I'M OUTTA HERE!
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