Anyone else hear the cicada siren sound?

gzecc Posted By gzecc, May 31, 2013 at 2:57 PM

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  1. gzecc

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    My son and I thought we heard a house alarm over tha last few days. We are now realizing its the sound of the cicada's in a distance. Anyone else hear this?
     
  2. BrotherBart

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    This place is surrounded with them. Like a roar outside. All of the ground around here looks like there was an airstrike there are so many holes where they emerged.

    Cat threw up a clump of them day before yesterday. <>
     
  3. firebroad

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  4. gzecc

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    My puppy loves to eat them. Seems to have no side effects.
     
  5. Dix

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    We're getting spared this year.

    Hell, I have trees with gypsy moth tar on them, I know the sound can get LOUD.
     
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    A few years ago we had the hatch here. I was cruising down I-57 southwest of Chicago at 70 mph one day at the start of the hatch. Windows up, A/C on, radio on. When I passed over a river I could here them singing in the forest pretty clearly. Had to pull over to convince myself that they really were That Loud.
    Nature is pretty frickin' cool.
     
  8. stoveguy2esw

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    yeah, getting it daily here, had a massive hatch this year, out front i have a tree which when they hatched literally had 3 inches of discarded shells piled all the way around the trunk was freakish. looked like a mulch ring but for the color

    im just glad they dont seem to sing at night
     
  9. BrotherBart

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    Next time they come out I will either be down there with'em or drooling in my soup at the home saying "Yeah I remember back in 13 when there were billions of'em." After the mess of them around here the birds will probably be the size of Condors this year. >>
     
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    There is a recipe for them on the internet. Remove the wings they probably will get stuck in your throat.
     
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    We have none here yet, Southeast PA.
     
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    Seem to be on a pretty consistant cycle here as nature would have it but there is always the anomily or two that has a small batch come out in off years and even a few makes fo a lot of noise but when the big storm comes - loud is an understatement!!
     
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    yeah, we've had em in off years here too, though its obvious this aint an off year. they are dying off pretty heavily down here now, i guess 'getting lucky" isnt too lucky for them, mate then die kinda calls for chastity <chuckle>
     
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