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tinkbutt
05-07-2008, 01:18 PM
just wondering we are coming down in 13 days are they still out? are they bad?

I would love to wear my DIS unplugged shirt but I don't wanna be a magnet!

burberryplaid
05-07-2008, 01:20 PM
We just got back Monday and I didn't see any at all, but some people who just got back said they saw swarms of them so I guess it depends

tinkbutt
05-07-2008, 01:22 PM
hit or miss I guess well hope we are love bug free
thank you!

DVCsince02
05-07-2008, 01:32 PM
Katie,
Do you have any plans for which parks on what day? I was wondering if our schedules collide one day and we could meet up...? Maybe for a Dole Whip!

djlexus
05-07-2008, 01:41 PM
I havent seen any big swarms yet i saw maybe 1 or 2 but nothing big. U can always tell cause ill be driveing home from work and ill have a black front bumper. But u should be okay

tinkbutt
05-07-2008, 01:50 PM
Katie,
Do you have any plans for which parks on what day? I was wondering if our schedules collide one day and we could meet up...? Maybe for a Dole Whip!

oh yeah

MGM on the 21st

MK on 23rd

AK on the 25th and

epcot on the 27th

those are the days I plan on being in those parks for the day! on the other days I might be hopping or DTD or renting a water mouse!!! OOOO or
putt-putt

tinkbutt
05-07-2008, 01:54 PM
by the way KEVIN OR JOHN hint hint I hope to see you too!!!! as well as any of the POD SQUAD!!!!!;) ;) ;) ;) ;)

disprincessatheart
05-07-2008, 01:56 PM
We got back Saturday and we didn't see a lot of love bugs, but the further we got in the week the more we saw. I'd imagine in a week or two they'll be in full swing.

mandymommy4
05-07-2008, 02:31 PM
We live 45 min from WDW so we are kinda local. last week we were at the park(playground not WDW) and the love bugs were very heavy and my kids did not like it. We went home ( 5 min away) and we were love bug free. HTH. I don't think you can predict what they will be like!

tinkbutt
05-07-2008, 02:39 PM
We live 45 min from WDW so we are kinda local. last week we were at the park(playground not WDW) and the love bugs were very heavy and my kids did not like it. We went home ( 5 min away) and we were love bug free. HTH. I don't think you can predict what they will be like!

I just hope there not too bad

THANK YOU

bettyann29
05-07-2008, 03:46 PM
we're leaving 2 weeks from this coming Saturday and was hoping to be bug free..

I guess it'll be hit or miss..

kab407
05-07-2008, 05:01 PM
I was at SSR over the weekend. There were some around. Not as bad as when I was there in late September.

LilGMom
05-07-2008, 06:14 PM
We live in NW Florida and have been seeing more and more although they haven't started 'coupling' just yet. :blush: I imagine we'll have to clean the car once we get in Orlando in just four tiny days (woohoo)!!!!

Glad to hear/read that they aren't that bad in Orlando yet either. :thumbsup2

MM32830
05-07-2008, 08:23 PM
Not much you can do to predict love bug patterns in Central Florida. I've seen times that the swarms were so thick I would have to pull off at a service plaza on Florida's Turnpike to wash the windshield. Fortunately, most service plazas on the turnpike have automatic windshield washers where you just drive up and the sprayers flood your windshield. Great idea!

Read more on love bugs at:

http://www.cfnews13.com/News/Local/2007/5/11/central_floridians_not_fond_of_love_bugs.html


Armand

miss missy
05-08-2008, 04:27 AM
We got back Saturday and we didn't see a lot of love bugs, but the further we got in the week the more we saw. I'd imagine in a week or two they'll be in full swing.

I am sure they will come with me next week :lmao:

wishspirit
05-08-2008, 05:45 AM
:scared1: I am glad we don't get them in the UK, they look huge!!!!

DVCsince02
05-08-2008, 08:27 AM
oh yeah
MGM on the 21st
MK on 23rd
AK on the 25th and
epcot on the 27th

those are the days I plan on being in those parks for the day! on the other days I might be hopping or DTD or renting a water mouse!!! OOOO or
putt-putt

Looks like we will miss each other.:sad1:

5/18 - Travel (am), MK (pm)
5/19 - HS (am), MK (pm)
5/20 - MK (am), E (pm)
5/21 - AK (am), DTD (pm)
5/22 - E (am), MK (pm)
5/23 - OKW pool (am), Travel (pm)

I'll be the pregnant one with LGMHs hanging off of my mickey backpack so if you see me, say hi!!!:wave2:

LilGMom
05-08-2008, 08:34 AM
:scared1: I am glad we don't get them in the UK, they look huge!!!!

They are actually pretty tiny. If there are two 'joined' together they are around an inch from head to head.

Minnie Lor
05-08-2008, 09:55 AM
oh yeah

MGM on the 21st

MK on 23rd

AK on the 25th and

epcot on the 27th

those are the days I plan on being in those parks for the day! on the other days I might be hopping or DTD or renting a water mouse!!! OOOO or
putt-putt

May see you on the 23rd as here is our schedule

19th Epcot after 2pm
20th AK/MK
21st MK/HS
22nd HS/Epcot
23rd DTD/MK
24th Epcot

I'll have a lavendar Disney purse with Minnie Mouse and will be with 2 girl friends. I'm hoping for light on the love bugs, no rain, a cool front, and light crowds. I know, I know, but I can dream can't I.

DVCsince02
05-08-2008, 10:02 AM
Doesn't seem like your asking too much to me... LOL.:)

tinkbutt
05-08-2008, 03:48 PM
May see you on the 23rd as here is our schedule

19th Epcot after 2pm
20th AK/MK
21st MK/HS
22nd HS/Epcot
23rd DTD/MK
24th Epcot

I'll have a lavendar Disney purse with Minnie Mouse and will be with 2 girl friends. I'm hoping for light on the love bugs, no rain, a cool front, and light crowds. I know, I know, but I can dream can't I.

I'll have a pinkish overland bag with a Bawb memorial key chain I might even have my dis unplugged T on that day! depending on the love bug situation;)

WaltD4Me
05-08-2008, 03:52 PM
Do the love bugs really get that bad? The past 3 years I've gone to WDW usually like May 4th-10th and we saw them, but they weren't a big deal, we brushed them off our clothes a few times, but they don't bite or anything so they didn't bother us....do they get alot worse? For all the posts I see about them you'd think they were locust. :laughing:

tinkbutt
05-08-2008, 05:11 PM
May see you on the 23rd as here is our schedule

19th Epcot after 2pm
20th AK/MK
21st MK/HS
22nd HS/Epcot
23rd DTD/MK
24th Epcot

I'll have a lavendar Disney purse with Minnie Mouse and will be with 2 girl friends. I'm hoping for light on the love bugs, no rain, a cool front, and light crowds. I know, I know, but I can dream can't I.


here is my bag

http://i113.photobucket.com/albums/n208/KM97696/DSCN0447.jpg

Minnie Lor
05-08-2008, 05:34 PM
:thumbsup2 I'll keep a look out but I'm sure we'll walk right past each other. It's supposed to be b u s y. :headache:

Stacy's a freak
05-08-2008, 08:26 PM
EEK! They DO look huge!

Funny though, I read the article that a PP linked and the 2nd story after the love bugs read...

Midges Flying
Love bugs aren't the only annoying things flying around Central Florida. Seminole County is also seeing an invasion of midges.

Until recently, the bugs have been kept in check with chemical spraying and giant lights that float on barges and draw the bugs out onto Lake Monroe.

However, winds not only pushed more of the midges onshore, they also ran one barge aground and damaged another.


I first read that entire piece reading "midgets" not MidgeS ... and I about spat my iced tea on my monitor :rotfl2: I can just picture a group of Midgets running a barge aground.

okok - I know that's not P.C. ... but it's funny! :guilty:

Minnie Lor
05-08-2008, 09:09 PM
I first read that entire piece reading "midgets" not MidgeS ... and I about spat my iced tea on my monitor :rotfl2: I can just picture a group of Midgets running a barge aground.

okok - I know that's not P.C. ... but it's funny! :guilty:

:lmao:

miss missy
05-08-2008, 11:03 PM
this is from last May... I didnt know what they were and took a picture to ask someone LOL We were like, what is that 2 headed bug???? We saw them around, but nothing to be bothered by... this was May 9th-16th

http://i25.photobucket.com/albums/c98/MissMissy-555/dis%205-2007/luvbug-0.jpg