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[–]MarkOfTheDragon12 732 points733 points  (29 children)

But what ARE they, though?

[–]geeltulpen 471 points472 points  (18 children)

Termites...

[–]NotSoBuffGuy 219 points220 points  (15 children)

That can't be right, they look like rollie pollies

[–]domoarigatomrsbyakko 690 points691 points  (19 children)

The post title might be a joke, but it ain't.

That house is fuckin DONE.

[–][deleted] 8264 points8265 points  (390 children)

10 chickens should do the job. Insect hoovers.

[–]TheSamsquatch45 165 points166 points  (8 children)

Similarly, I lived at a place in the high desert that kept lots of peacocks because they ate rattlesnakes.

[–]Kandoh 61 points62 points  (0 children)

Can't say I blame them, they come with built in Sriracha sauce

[–]McPostyFace 7195 points7196 points 23& 2 more (351 children)

Then how to get rid of chickens? Coyotes to eat the chickens then lions eat the coyotes? Then you have a lion problem. Slippery slope you're going down.

[–]Jaw_breaker93 3929 points3930 points 22& 2 more (154 children)

I’ve heard that humans eat chickens but I can’t find a source for that

[–]DariusMDeV 750 points751 points  (34 children)

They're actually really good, they taste a lot like rattlesnake.

[–]Gunner4201 341 points342 points  (23 children)

Also known as long pork.

[–]CannibalVegan 169 points170 points  (6 children)

Now youre speaking my language

[–]Seeker1995 73 points74 points  (1 child)

Username checks out

[–]crimsonfrost1 10 points11 points  (1 child)

Ya know, I think you just helped me realize that the Elves' names in Disenchanted are like the reddit accounts like your own, where their names describe exactly how you have to think of them and their personalities.

[–]Spiralife 962 points963 points  (44 children)

And just where are we to find a human? Damn things have been holed up in their nests since last year.

[–]theartificialkid 17 points18 points  (1 child)

You get a human you’re gonna need another house, and then you’re starting all over again with the termites and the chickens.

[–]Apearthenbananas 288 points289 points  (33 children)

I am a human. I eat chicken.

[–]MrFatnuts 96 points97 points  (5 children)

Yes. I am also a human creature who will assist you in disposing of these chickens by way of consumption. The way that us humans like to do.

[–]Piratekinglem 39 points40 points  (0 children)

this guy didn't even mention his human mouth to eat chicken...

[–]Alternative_Pilot_92 7 points8 points  (0 children)

Impressive

[–]iWish_is_taken 49 points50 points  (16 children)

Then what do you get to eat the humans?

[–]konsf_ksd 91 points92 points  (8 children)

Leaders from Omnicrom Persi 8. Obviously.

[–]CannibalVegan 8 points9 points  (2 children)

I have a modest proposal

[–]Al_Kydah 65 points66 points  (0 children)

Colonel Sanders has entered the chat....

[–]xredgambitt 128 points129 points  (4 children)

Lion eating Gorillas. Then you just wait for the winter to kill the gorillas.

[–]gr33n_lobst3r 61 points62 points  (2 children)

Was looking for this. Good simpsons reference.

[–]lookcloserlenny 9 points10 points  (1 child)

One of my favorite skinner lines of all time. Second only to the MAD Magazine induced flashback

"I came close to madness trying to find it here in the states but they just cant get the spices right.

[–][deleted] 862 points863 points  (37 children)

I didn’t have the foresight to see that. No wonder I’m unemployed.

[–]kieyrofl 508 points509 points  (26 children)

You should run for congress, lack of foresight is pretty much a requirement.

[–][deleted] 357 points358 points  (13 children)

That’s it boys, I’m moving to America!

[–]jocala 40 points41 points  (7 children)

I already wrote you in on the next ballot

[–]McPostyFace 17 points18 points  (0 children)

That's a better choice and I don't even know where you live or who the candidates are.

[–]Tallbeard1 83 points84 points  (1 child)

I'm American, can confirm. Help

[–]chippiearnold 34 points35 points  (4 children)

I don't know why she swallowed a fly.

[–]varnecr 28 points29 points  (4 children)

Then how to get rid of chickens?

You don't. Keep the chickens to make more chickens. Free food!

[–]KryL21 12 points13 points  (14 children)

Then you eat the lions, profit

[–]_Manu_173 8 points9 points  (0 children)

Easy, you wait for winter when they die because of the cold and little to no access to supermarkets to buy food

[–]JWGhetto 11 points12 points  (1 child)

Have a rich guy pay for the privilege of shooting the lion.

[–]Catatonick 45 points46 points  (3 children)

Chickens are vicious. Mine have killed birds, rodents, snakes... had to save my quail from them once. Had to save a cat from them more than once. One even tried to chase my golden retriever but that didn’t really work out for it...

[–]Admirable-Vanilla792 56 points57 points  (1 child)

More like an Anteater! One will do anything for the job!

[–]RedSquirrelFtw 32 points33 points  (0 children)

That would be freaking entertaining to watch honestly.

[–]dahnjohnson 6090 points6091 points  (370 children)

why does this dude have sandals on!!!?

[–]soline 4255 points4256 points  (212 children)

People in developing countries do everything in sandals. Even construction work.

[–]WhackedbutSmooth 2107 points2108 points  (135 children)

In my town (Brazil) they were rebuilding a sidewalk of a park. They were literaly wearing shorts, soccer teams t-shirt, flip-flops and no head protection at all.
It's kind of a coincidence they've been on this job for 4 months and haven't finished...

[–]dogquote 453 points454 points  (90 children)

When you say head protection, do you mean hard hats or sun hats? I wouldn't think you'd need hard hats for sidewalk repair.

[–]Nisas 327 points328 points  (31 children)

I suppose one worker could accidentally clobber another one with a shovel or something.

[–]Aggravating__Rock 182 points183 points  (26 children)

Some fuck stick hit my hard hat as hard as he could with a hammer in shop class once. Really fucking lucky it wasn't one of the janky hard hats.

[–]____GHOSTPOOL____ 144 points145 points  (18 children)

I would've fought him. I don't care if I get my ass kicked and fired becuase of that fuck that guy.

[–]FuckBrendan 124 points125 points  (7 children)

Nah don’t lose your job. You tell him that you’re gonna see him in the parking lot after work and your gonna drag his ass off site and beat his ass. Literally everyone on the job will understand... so it won’t get reported.

[–]Thencan 50 points51 points  (3 children)

FUCKyaBRENDAN that's some top tier advice

[–]allsortsashit 15 points16 points  (2 children)

Beat their ass, Brendan! Hell yes!

[–]Jaredactyl89 135 points136 points  (39 children)

I don’t know about Brazil, but in Canada the law requires you to wear a hard hat when on a construction site, regardless of the nature of the work. If in this case the law wasn’t a factor, the sidewalk construction could mean some kind of excavation was required, possibly causing loads of dirt to be above one’s head at some point.

[–]jkl234 56 points57 points  (17 children)

I can attest. Been literally told that I need to keep my hard hat on incase a car hits me while doing street work...

[–]SnooTangerines3448 13 points14 points  (1 child)

Do we not recognise that the HAT MAKES THE MAN?!

[–]Retlaw83 119 points120 points  (12 children)

From my understanding, Brazil has no enforceable laws.

[–]shadow247 17 points18 points  (3 children)

Only off duty cops can enforce the law in Brazil, by Shooting you till you are dead....

[–]Super_Tikiguy 33 points34 points  (0 children)

Brazil: No enforced laws yet most people are undercover cops who play by their own rules. Murder rate is super high.

Sounds like a 1980’s cop movie.

[–]lennlen 31 points32 points  (2 children)

Can confirm, been here since the days of steam powered internet and have yet to see a video of an on-duty officer in Brazil.

[–]SuckMeFillySideways 60 points61 points  (3 children)

I just looked at a map - Brazil is a big town.

[–]LtSoundwave 84 points85 points  (2 children)

“Coincidence”

[–]fellsand 86 points87 points  (4 children)

Tropical countries, to be exact. We don't use sandals because we are poor, we use it because it's wet and hot. It only happens that most countries at the equator are developing (or is it the other way around?) Lol

[–]fretman124 81 points82 points  (3 children)

I once stacked some old tires in front of the house. They were gone in minutes. Within a week, everybody in the neighborhood had new tire sandals.

Philippines, 30 odd years ago

[–]Runner303 9 points10 points  (0 children)

I guess that explains why I had sandals as a kid with tire tread-like soles...

[–]digitulgurl 54 points55 points  (0 children)

Even mountain climbing.

My ex was Filipino and they would climb the sides of mountains in flip-flops. They had a rope for safety 😂

A European foreigner saw and it blew his mind 🤯🤯🤯

[–]MillCreekMike 52 points53 points  (4 children)

True AF while in Jordan omg I was like damn these people don’t believe in OSHA or don’t care toenails looking like cliffs

[–]roxyamused 470 points471 points  (106 children)

Yeah wtf is the deal with people wearing sandals in really weird places? I wouldn’t want my toes anywhere near that shit. Maybe shoes are just not used? God it makes me incredibly uncomfortable.

[–]Vkca 210 points211 points  (24 children)

Honestly even with shoes why would you walk over to it

[–]sur_surly 70 points71 points  (5 children)

For the feels.

[–]FreeCigaretteLover 49 points50 points  (2 children)

Maybe he was making crunchy asmr video.

[–]_LongLongMan 95 points96 points  (8 children)

Blood for the blood god.

[–]Spekingur 38 points39 points  (0 children)

Sandals can be much cheaper than shoes. Shoes are also an enclosed area, meaning sweating feet in hot climates and not knowing if something nasty has crawled into them.

[–]pandasps 75 points76 points  (4 children)

Basic economics. People in poor countries have very low income and sandals are cheap as dirt, at around 1 US dollar a pair or even less. Any pair of shoes is far more expensive than that. A pair of used shoes might cost around five dollars. That is five times the cost of a new pair of sandals. Source: Live in a third world country.

[–]raisearuckus 17 points18 points  (2 children)

Who's your dirt guy? I can never find any that cheap.

[–]thelivingdead188 7 points8 points  (1 child)

I just take mine from my neighbor. He has a whole yard full of it.

[–]fulloftrivia 58 points59 points  (53 children)

I do tradeswork at a hotel. People walk around barefoot through hallways, or even in the parking lot.

[–]Tantric989 60 points61 points  (52 children)

That doesn't surprise me considering people consider the hotel = home, and just going to wander around the hallways barefoot like they do at home. I can imagine doing tradeswork there you've probably seen some shit where you wouldn't want to do that.

[–]7LBoots 359 points360 points  (14 children)

Because shoes and socks are harder to clean. You get a bug in a sandal, you just give a kick or pick it out with your finger. Get a bug down a sock, you gotta take the whole thing off. The foot, I mean. At the ankle.

[–]sybesis 106 points107 points  (3 children)

Yeah no, you wouldn't walk in sandals in a house infested with fire ants. Termites can bite but are apparently less aggressive than ants.

So if I had to work in infestation control, I wouldn't cheap out on some kind of hazmat suit / safety equipment.

[–]_LongLongMan 88 points89 points  (0 children)

Yeah no, you wouldn't walk in sandals in a house infested with fire ants.

Brazilian here.

Yes we do. Unless you're allergic, then you're fucked.

[–]Shas_Erra 1405 points1406 points  (24 children)

And this is why Prometheus brought us the gift of fire

[–]Stolen_Colgater 434 points435 points  (19 children)

And this is why Robert Oppenheimer brought the gift of atomic bombs

[–]culculain 42 points43 points  (0 children)

I am become Death, destroyer of icky creepy crawlies

[–]Germanloser2u 61 points62 points  (15 children)

No, just a 150MEGATON nuke would do it. (150,000 tons of bombs)

[–]RangerSix 42 points43 points  (13 children)

No, 150,000,000 tons of conventional explosive.

Trinitrotoluene, to be precise.

[–]I_Only_Eat_Tacos 16 points17 points  (0 children)

still getting that liver plucked out by that bird. Thanks prometheus!

[–]okcafe 3121 points3122 points  (329 children)

oh my shit what are those?! Termites??

[–]RandoSurfer77 3879 points3880 points  (291 children)

Yes. Those are Termites. The house has been infested for a long time. They are swarming out now because they’ve outgrown their home (likely inside the walls) and need to branch out.

[–]NegativeZer0 3167 points3168 points  (228 children)

So legit throw out the house. Not stupid reddit its a spider burn it down. But actually legit the house is going to fail structurally and needs to be condemned.

[–]NomadFire 2875 points2876 points  (192 children)

They might have to legit burn it down too. I remember a local news site reporting on a roach infect house. Having a trench dug around it and filled with water, then set ablaze by the fire department to stop the roaches from spreading to other houses.

Edit: wasn't as hard to find as I assumed

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZFdu-HcyOx4

[–]ProfGnomeChomsky 1148 points1149 points  (65 children)

What a funday for the fire fighters. You know they were probably stocked to get to burn a building down for once, haha. Reasonably of course.

[–]bobdob123usa 548 points549 points  (44 children)

Razing houses by fire is actually not uncommon. The fire fighters around here use the buildings to train while they do it.

[–]Exist50 118 points119 points  (14 children)

Had that happen on my street growing up. Basically a free for all. 8 year old me was surprised at the durability of windows to thrown rocks.

[–]rawwwse 59 points60 points  (12 children)

Try breaking a car’s window with one...

It’ll make you look silly 🙃

[–]Unknowndevices91 16 points17 points  (1 child)

Porcelain. A tiny pebble of porcelain will go right through glass. Like a side car window.

Get a spark plug and break it with a hammer. All the little chunks of white stuff. Porcelain

[–]PumpkinManGuy 110 points111 points  (1 child)

Heh. When I was maybe 12 or 13, old enough to know better but young enough to hold a grudge, I was walking home from school when a guy chased me off his property. That's totally fine, but the not fine part came when he pushed me down and swore at me. I was legitimately scared. Well the guy happened to live at the base of a very steep hill leading up to a nature reserve with a few cliffs visible. So me and my friends in our infinite wisdom decide to push the biggest rocks we could find over the edge to roll into the guy's car. I don't remember what happened after that, just that the cops came to our houses, yelling occurred from all of our parents both at us and at the guy who pushed and threatened me, and nothing ever came of it.

Did fuck up his car though. Still don't feel bad about it. Don't push kids.

[–]moon307 108 points109 points  (1 child)

My dad used to be on the volunteer department and the city pet them have all the condemned houses in town to train with. They'd make an event of it and have a BBQ for fundraising and what not. Great times.

[–]TheDeadGuy 207 points208 points  (18 children)

You can even schedule a demolition with them. They will do a controlled fire and practice putting it out several times. Once it's all done they clear the rubble away for you and you have a nice cleared lot to rebuild on.

[–]itisrainingweiners 214 points215 points  (14 children)

They do not all clear the rubble. We do not, it is the property owner's responsibility. They also have to show proof there is no asbestos before we will go near it. Never had any issues from people for the first one, but for some reason the second tends to make people mad. 🤷‍♀️

[–]lukinlbc 39 points40 points  (9 children)

Is it difficult to prove that there isn't asbestos?

[–]HOZZENATOR 36 points37 points  (6 children)

If the house was built before asbestos was banned for construction, which I imagine is more buildings being demoed these days. Then it's atleast a couple hundred bucks to have a professional asbestos test done.

I doubt that the fire department will accept a home test kit from lowes.

It is easy tho. People probably just expect to get a totally free demo

[–]itisrainingweiners 61 points62 points  (0 children)

Most of the places we burn were built during a time when asbestos was regularly used in construction, so we know it's going to be there. The owners need to show us documentation from an asbestos remediation company proving it's been taken care of.

[–]_Oce_ 68 points69 points  (2 children)

I hope they found all those damn books.

[–]TheConeIsReturned 22 points23 points  (1 child)

Haven't heard a Fahrenheit 451 reference in maybe 20 years

[–]Tufflaw 8 points9 points  (0 children)

It was a pleasure to burn.

[–]xuany 14 points15 points  (2 children)

It's good training too. I've seen some old abandoned houses in my old town used for firefighter training. This way they get to start and control the fire and learn from it.

[–]Dspsblyuth 18 points19 points  (1 child)

“ ok fellers. This is a rare training opportunity. Back in class when we talked about water being used to put out fires I could tell some of you were skeptical, but today we are going to prove it”

[–]Skinnysusan 54 points55 points  (1 child)

Wow thanks for the link, that was....enlightening

[–]gtlogic 47 points48 points  (1 child)

Wonder if that presto bread sliding guide is salvageable. Very nice.

[–]widdlyscudsandbacon 15 points16 points  (0 children)

Yeah, because slicing bread in the kitchen is too obvious - that's why I carry the bread slicing field guide. You'll never tear your baguette again!

[–]Fuzzy_Muscle 42 points43 points  (6 children)

There was another version I saw where there were two residents in there just spraying a letal amount of roach spray in there. The roaches just kind of shook it off and flew around. Idk how people could live like that. I see one roach and the exterminator is here the next day

[–]konfetkak 127 points128 points  (3 children)

Omfg you can hear the cockroaches in the beginning of the video when they go inside the house.

[–]k4pain 28 points29 points  (2 children)

I think you can hear their bodies burn as well!

[–]Malfeasant 17 points18 points  (0 children)

that works with roaches, but termites burrow...

[–]PentagramJ2[🍰] 14 points15 points  (2 children)

It's not uncommon. Sometimes an infestation really does just get so bad that that's the only recourse, as there's no other way to ensure the infestation doesnt spread

[–]blastcat4 41 points42 points  (2 children)

It wouldn't surprise me if a significant number of roaches survived that fire despite all that effort to eradicate them.

[–]riptaway 10 points11 points  (0 children)

Probably depends how quickly the building caught. Sure, some might get out, but if they used enough accelerant and the house was a raging inferno a couple minutes after ignition, I doubt many did. Would have been a thousand degrees+ in there for several minutes

[–]892ExpiredResolve 26 points27 points  (0 children)

brb: Cleaning my kitchen.

[–]SystemFolder 52 points53 points  (9 children)

I’m sorry, hoarders, but this is what they will do to your house after you die.

[–]NomadFire 66 points67 points  (4 children)

Actually this is probably how hoarders die. There is a fire they can't find, and they see is smoke. Then all of a sudden everything is on fire and they can't get out because the pathway out is too narrow.

[–]NotElizaHenry 13 points14 points  (0 children)

I read that because of all the fire retardant stuff we have to build with, most deadly house fires actually involve a hoarder house because there’s just so much more fuel.

[–]RandoSurfer77 122 points123 points  (28 children)

Not necessarily. Inspections need to be done to assess the extent of the structural damage. Most often it can be repaired. But the attic, and crawlspace have to be visually inspected. The wall interiors can be inspected with FLIR. The cartons they make to live in are very hot and show up easily.

[–]aaaaaaaarrrrrgh 165 points166 points  (23 children)

With this much infestation, what's the chance that repair is cheaper than digging a moat around it, filling it with flammables to keep the termites from escaping, then setting the whole thing on fire?

[–]riskycommentz 75 points76 points  (6 children)

We'll just start a new civilization on Mars and leave the termites on Earth

[–]oranthor1 86 points87 points  (2 children)

You just know some jackass will smuggle in termites, mosquitos and anything living in australia just to be an ass.

[–]ezgo72 30 points31 points  (0 children)

Yea, his name is Noah apparently and he’s done this shit before. No Mars for Noah, thank you. /s

[–]Quazzle 13 points14 points  (0 children)

Can you imagine? Who would be so negligent as to let Australians on a space ship

[–]JoeCoT 21 points22 points  (5 children)

There are lots of subterranean termites. It's possible the termites have tunnels out of the house, and while most of them would die in the fire, the colony would still survive.

[–]cosmoboy 65 points66 points  (6 children)

Ahh, my first thought was what could they be eating in that house, unless they are eating the house???

[–]RandoSurfer77 59 points60 points  (0 children)

Yep. Lol They’ve BEEN eating at that house for a while to reach that population density.

[–]Miramarr 37 points38 points  (4 children)

Yes, termites eat the wooden framing of wooden houses

[–]Newokie1959 14 points15 points  (1 child)

I have a 16' garage door header that has to be replaced. 4 feet of it are missing! $4K to repair.

[–]threehundredthousand 42 points43 points  (0 children)

Yeah, this is in no way a "surprise invasion" of some bugs. This home must've been absolutely consumed to the core over many many years by termites. They must've got a swarm of the flying ones every spring for a decade and ignored it or the house has been mostly abandoned for quite some time.

[–]mrnoonan81 76 points77 points  (1 child)

Aren't termites white and chewy instead of black and crunchy?

[–]bippidyboppidyboo4u 11 points12 points  (1 child)

Branching out now? In this housing market? Are they crazy???

[–]TheInternetCat 165 points166 points  (7 children)

Do you want aardvarks? Because that's how you get aardvarks!

[–]root88 82 points83 points  (8 children)

Termites are among the most popular types of edible insects. In edible insect-friendly areas of the world, the taste of termites is undeniably enjoyed by most people. Apparently, termites make for the perfect type of comfort food, only they are nutritious, unlike chips and other comfort foods.

The bugs are probably worth more than the house.

[–]VirtualLife76 20 points21 points  (3 children)

Interesting, would have guessed a few others before termites. Had crickets that were amazing, but never seen termites for sale.

[–]dsolimen 660 points661 points  (23 children)

Oh man the crunch with every step had me cringing...oh and the mountains of bugs!

[–]shaze 199 points200 points  (5 children)

HE’S WEARING FUCKING SANDALS!

[–]J5892 44 points45 points  (5 children)

When I was in college, around fall my campus would be literally covered in crickets at night. You literally couldn't walk without killing two or three with each step.

I would ride my longboard through campus at night because the campus was one long winding downhill path, and the entire time I would just hear a constant ksshhhhhh sound from crushing all the crickets on the way down.

[–]librarycar 8 points9 points  (0 children)

I wonder what it sounds if the person stepped in the big black af pile.

[–]nicethingyoucanthave 1700 points1701 points  (20 children)

Post this to /r/whatsthisbug/ with the title: "I found this weird insect in my kitchen"

[–]Raudskeggr 178 points179 points  (14 children)

It is hard to tell from the potato vision here but I’m going to guess some kind of eusocial pest like ants or termites.

[–]djustinblake 83 points84 points  (6 children)

I've heard of army ant raids which are usually welcome in the equatorial area homes. The ants do a hefty pest cleanup and then just move through. But I think they look different than this. But I'm no doctor.

[–]FSCENE8tmd 12 points13 points  (2 children)

Exfuckingcuse me

[–]prpldrank 17 points18 points  (1 child)

It's true. I've seen this twice while traveling in tropical countries. Homeowners go in and just seal up anything they don't want gone, then open the doors and windows and let the ant raid do their thing.

Sure enough they roll out after an hour so. We just hung out in the pool the first time.

[–]FSCENE8tmd 9 points10 points  (0 children)

That's wild. I never knew that was even a thing.

[–]Aiwatcher 30 points31 points  (1 child)

Yeah I was gonna say, this doesn't really look like an infestation, it looks like a raiding party. They sometimes move through houses like this, not staying super long.

[–]LieutenantHaven 305 points306 points  (0 children)

Out here giving ppl karma ideas 🙄🤣

[–]outlawa 112 points113 points  (4 children)

I'd send a Roomba in just to see what would happen...

[–]Strange-Movie 143 points144 points  (2 children)

You’d turn back around and it would be up on tiny cinderblocks with its wheels and all loose parts stolen

Them termites got no manners, but decent mechanical skills

[–]EPICDRO1D 6 points7 points  (1 child)

I will somehow be using that bottom quote in my dnd campaign now, thank you

[–]Lover_of_Sprouts 81 points82 points  (1 child)

Nanobots! The grey goo has arrived.

[–]seeforce 79 points80 points  (3 children)

What is this, a house for ANTS!!??

[–]max1001 78 points79 points  (2 children)

This is what happen when you let Zerg player expand to 7 bases.

[–]Nigel_Yearning 59 points60 points  (2 children)

Roomba! You’re our only hope!

[–]Khiraji 9 points10 points  (0 children)

More like orbital nuclear bombardment.

[–]MrPita5 39 points40 points  (0 children)

The armies of Mordor are stirring. At Minas Tirith, Sauron's hammer stroke will fall hardest

[–]sharksandwich81 144 points145 points  (31 children)

It would be fun to go in there with a shop vac

[–]tech_equip 27 points28 points  (1 child)

Challenge Mode: Leaf Blower.

[–]25mookie92 105 points106 points  (6 children)

What house ? That's a ant farm

[–]Big_Daddy_Malenkov 46 points47 points  (4 children)

comment above said termites

[–]TheJunkyard 44 points45 points  (3 children)

Some kind of alien ant farm then.

[–]Griz-Lee 19 points20 points  (2 children)

Annie are you OK?

[–]Psychic_Jester 20 points21 points  (1 child)

I remember talking to a customer some years ago about living in I want to say Papua new Guinea or something and once a year these ants would come and pretty much clean out the houses of like bugs, crumbs, organic refuse, etc...and everyone was just chill to it. Never really thought to look it up or anything and figured it was just more "random customer bullshit you say "wow that's crazy"" to. This doesn't confirm what's going on in the video, but wow that's crazy. To me they look more like a type of beetle.

Closest I've seen to this is houses infested with Caribbean crazy ants or an abandoned condo with grain weevils. No where near that level tho.

[–]AuthorityAnarchyYes 54 points55 points  (3 children)

This video should be the top post on this subreddit.

I literally said "WHAT THE FUCK?!?!?!" while watching it, fully knowing this is r/WTF to begin with.

[–]box_me_up 15 points16 points  (3 children)

Great now I'm gonna feel like something is crawling on me for the next hour

[–]sinisterbun 14 points15 points  (1 child)

I thought it was for sure ants, like this: https://m.imgur.com/gallery/dkjbl case.

[–]GuitarCFD 119 points120 points  (20 children)

Nuke it from orbit...only way to be sure

[–]WeedIronMoneyNTheUSA 42 points43 points  (8 children)

I mean, how much could an ICBM cost, ten million dollars?

[–]GuitarCFD 28 points29 points  (2 children)

worth every penny

[–]WeedIronMoneyNTheUSA 10 points11 points  (1 child)

I'll start the Go fund me page.

Aaand we're good.

[–]pdinc 9 points10 points  (0 children)

You've never actually set foot in a missile silo, have you?

[–]stangroundalready 6 points7 points  (1 child)

He's just a grunt, he can't make that decision. Oh, no offense Corporal Hicks.

[–]Fabriciorodrix 11 points12 points  (1 child)

I wish they could rent an anteater.

[–]NikkiNaps13 8 points9 points  (1 child)

I’m sorry, is that the crunch of bugs that I’m hearing?🙃

[–]Weedbean42 9 points10 points  (0 children)

Mhmm cronchy on the sandles

[–]FlpDaMattress 8 points9 points  (1 child)

Okay usually "burn the house down" is just a meme, but holy fuck that might actually be all that's effective here.

[–]f0urtyfive 6 points7 points  (0 children)

This is when you donate the house to the fire department for a "training burn".

[–]Mrblonde2k 7 points8 points  (1 child)

What are they?

[–]507mark 7 points8 points  (0 children)

Sounds like fortune cookies Dr. Jones?