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Just found a 2 cockroaches on my eames lounger...

Discussion in 'Fine Living, Home, Design & Auto' started by hrb, Aug 9, 2012.

  1. hrb

    hrb Senior member

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    should i toss it? seriously disgusted right now, no idea where they came from. the chair was sitting by a sliding glass door, which i've had open the last few days, as it's been hot. FWIW i live in a 2 year old building on the 10th floor. there aren't any grubby people in the building (the smallest units sell for 450k, the bigger ones for well into the millions.)

    i freaked out, vacuumed every crevice of my place (its now 4:58 in the morning, i've been at it the last 4 hours) and put the chair in the garbage area, locked to a recycle bin. anyway, as i understand it - and according to google - they can lay eggs inside furniture, which leads me to believe my chair is fucked and i need to get the place fumigated.
     
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  2. BrianVarick

    BrianVarick Senior member

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    Cockroaches are going to be everywhere regardless of how much money you spent on your place. It's just a part of living. I would keep the chair or I'll pay to have it sent to me:)
     
  3. gomestar

    gomestar Senior member

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    quit being a little bitch.

    Problem solved.
     
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  4. MikeDT

    MikeDT Senior member

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    So someone found a couple of roaches in their chair....and it's OMG!!!!! game over man! GAME OVER!!!!

    Just put them down the toilet or something.

    BTW you'll have to burn everything now.

    OP FYI the average cockroach doesn't really care about real-estate values, they're not fussy.
     
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  5. UnnamedPlayer

    UnnamedPlayer Senior member

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    Why do I get this mental image when I read your post:

    [​IMG]
     
  6. hrb

    hrb Senior member

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    pulled apart the base and there were 6 more in there.
     
  7. hrb

    hrb Senior member

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    not OCD, well.., but did purchase the chair recently, and used, hence the concern.
     
  8. tropics

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    locked to a recycle bin?
     
  9. hrb

    hrb Senior member

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    no but it is now :uhoh:
     
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  10. origenesprit

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    Ok that is actually gross.
     
  11. hrb

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    hence my freak out, picked it up yesterday morning. the chair is down in the recycling area of the building now.
     
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  12. Fuuma

    Fuuma Senior member

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    Did you get the apt free with your welfare check? It would appear one grubby peasant lives in the building, I hope they evict you by defenestration.
     
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  13. otc

    otc Senior member

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    Go put it in a box and mail it to me. I'll pay shipping.
     
  14. Find Finn

    Find Finn Senior member

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    I hope it was a repo.



    throwing away a 8k chair. :confused:
     
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  15. CBrown85

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    +1
     
  16. impolyt_one

    impolyt_one Senior member

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    I throw away my Eames chairs after every sitting. I have 14 on order from DWR for next week.
     
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  17. rohde88

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    We need pics to identify these "cockroaches" otherwise, I suspect they are "ants."
     
  18. GQgeek

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    where the hell do you guys live that you accept cockroaches are part of living? Not like you're living in the tropics... And you definitely shouldn't have them in a new expensive new building imo.
     
  19. jrd617

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    I'd toss the chair. Likely infested with roach eggs.
     
  20. Luc-Emmanuel

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    To be fair with the OP, I have lived on a tropical island when I was a child (6-10), and now the sight of a roach will just literally paralyze me. I have one nasty phobia :embar:
    !luc
     

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