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    I've just killed a fly after an epic battle. So there I was quietly doing some maths in my study when this blue bottle (who I shall henceforth call Einstein) flew in through the open window.
    "No problem" I thought, flicking the glove of death (old ski glove) usually does the trick. Not with Einstein. I swear this fly was taunting me, flying just out of reach. Eventually I got the heavy artillery out (large dish towel) but still it lived.

    Finally I cornered it to a window. Fired the artillery (flicked the tea towel). Missed and broke a vase standing on the ledge. By now I swear this fly is laughing at me.

    Anyway, long story short, the glove of death finally got it. Arrogant bastard landed on my desk innit?

    Hey ho. Off to buy a vase I go afore I get in trouble with the missus.
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    Quote Originally Posted by sasguru View Post
    I've just killed a fly after an epic battle.
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    I've just spent half an hour chasing my mums escaped puppy around a car park, anyone else had an epic battle with an insect or beast today?
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    So you just happened to have an 'old ski glove' handy as you were sitting in front of your computer on a Saturday morning when the missus was out?

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    A proper plastic fly swat or a rolled up newspaper are my weapons of choice.

    There was a neighbour about 10 years ago who made it into the Sunday Times with his fly swatting experience. He ended up falling out of the window and the sun canopy of the restaurant below broke his fall.

    It was not reported whether anyone came out with the classic line "Waiter, there's a fly swatter in my soup!".

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    Quote Originally Posted by sasguru View Post
    So there I was quietly doing some maths in my study
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    Quote Originally Posted by minestrone View Post
    So you just happened to have an 'old ski glove' handy as you were sitting in front of your computer on a Saturday morning when the missus was out?
    Yes, I keep the "Glove of Death" handy for emergencies.

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    Obviously, it's his 'love glove'.
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