Advertisement -- Learn more about ads on this site.


    ASILLA   65,204
SparkPoints
60,000-79,999 SparkPoints
 
 
Passing along lifesaving info-

Saturday, April 16, 2011

Subject: Wasp Spray

I know some of you own GUNS but this is something to think about...---

If you don't have a gun, here's a more humane way to wreck someone's evil plans for you. Did you know this? I didn't. I never really thought of it before. I guess I can get rid of the baseball bat.

Wasp Spray- A friend who is a receptionist in a church in a high risk area was concerned about someone coming into the office on Monday to rob them when they were counting the collection. She asked the local police department about using pepper spray and they recommended to her that she get a can of wasp spray instead.

The wasp spray, they told her, can shoot up to twenty feet away and is a lot more accurate, while with the pepper spray, they have to get too close to you and could overpower you. The wasp spray temporarily blinds an attacker until they get to the hospital for an antidote. She keeps a can on her desk in the office and it doesn't attract attention from people like a can of pepper spray would. She also keeps one nearby at home for home protection. Thought this was interesting and might be of use.

On the heels of a break in and beating that left an elderly woman in Toledo dead, self defense experts have a tip that could save your life.

Val Glinka teaches self-defense to students at Sylvania Southview High School For decades, he's suggested putting a can of wasp and hornet spray near your door or bed.

Glinka says, "This is better than anything I can teach them."

Glinka considers it inexpensive, easy to find, and more effective than mace or pepper spray. The cans typically shoot 20 to 30 feet; so if someone tries to break into your home, Glinka says "spray the culprit in the eyes". It's a tip he's given to students for decades.

It's also one he wants everyone to hear. If you're looking for protection, Glinka says look to the spray. "That's going to give you a chance to call the police; maybe get out." Maybe even save a life.

Please share this with all the people who are precious to your life

Did you also know that wasp spray will kill a snake? And a mouse! It will! Good to know, huh? It will also kill a wasp!

...on a follow up personal note, my poison ivy finally went away after about ten days. everyone is telling me it'a going to leave scars...we'll see, because 'everyone' has been wrong before too :) hope everyone is having a safe weekend
SHARE
  Member Comments About This Blog Post:

TORNADOTAM 6/6/2011 5:12PM

    OMG thanks for the snake part!! I had gotten this info in an email awhile back for the attacker part but didn't know the snake fact an living in NW KS we have rattlers out here so that is potentially life saving info!! Thanks

Report Inappropriate Comment
JULIE_1978 4/17/2011 9:28AM

    Thanks for the info!! I'm going to go out and get me a can or two! Not sure I'd want to kill a mouse that way though... seems inhumane! If I happen to see a rat though I just might try it! Living in the country brings way too many creepy pests around!!

Report Inappropriate Comment
LIBRA73 4/17/2011 9:16AM

    I hope you don't have any scars!

Thanks for the info! I am going to purchase me a can of that! No license needed! Yeehaw! Watch out world! LOL!

Report Inappropriate Comment
SAMI199 4/17/2011 7:01AM

    Who Knew-but it makes perfect sense! BTW-hairspray will kill those pesky wasps & bees that refuse to stay outside...It glues them up & they can't move...& it is not toxic to pets & other living creatures.(Unless you're a bug) Won't work on snakes or bad men...

emoticon

Report Inappropriate Comment
CHYRL_C 4/16/2011 10:11PM

    Interesting emoticon

Report Inappropriate Comment
GLASSPAK22 4/16/2011 2:42PM

    Cool emoticon

Report Inappropriate Comment

Add Your Comment to the Blog Post


Log in to post a comment.
 


Other Entries by ASILLA