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Swarmy
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Swarmy

Bug in The Universe, Male, 30, from Bulgaria

"An insect is more complex than a star... and is a far greater challenge to understand." - Martin Rees Oct 16, 2019

Swarmy was last seen:
Sep 27, 2020 at 3:32 AM
    1. Catamount
      Catamount
      OMFG LOOK AT THEM LOOK AT THEM youtube.com/watch?v=F6ogBK4NmtE THEY ARE HERE TO PROTECT THE GALAXY
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      3. Swarmy
        Swarmy
        Mantises spent a lot of energy producing the eggs so each bit of nurishment she can get is essential! Also while she's devouring his head the male keeps pumping sperm so she can produce more :lmao
        Sep 22, 2020 at 7:30 AM
      4. Catamount
        Catamount
        And humans still think they are superior smh
        Sep 22, 2020 at 8:00 AM
      5. Swarmy
        Swarmy
        Yeah what would I give to lose my head during sex :thumbs
        Sep 23, 2020 at 12:40 AM
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    2. BlueDemon
      BlueDemon
      Yeah man, I sure hopes it becomes a box office hit. Given the times, it's not a sure thing even if it should be a great movie.
      Would love for the sequels to also be filmed. Dang, just imagine.
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      3. BlueDemon
        BlueDemon
        Emphasis on "yet" :catcry :catsadfeels
        Sep 13, 2020
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      4. Ren.
        Sep 13, 2020
      5. Ren.
        Ren.
        Older than you and younger than him!
        Sep 13, 2020
    3. Wrecked Baloney
      Wrecked Baloney
      Got anything about parasitoid wasps?
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      2. Swarmy
        Swarmy
        How they keep control over her after emerging is still a mystery but it's be shown that 1 or 2 wasp larvae sacrifice themselves and remain inside the caterpillar, so maybe they control her!

        Anyway this is just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to these wasps! It's been estimated there may be more than a million parasitoid wasp species alive right now and most of them have unique behaviours and parasitic methods!
        Jul 19, 2020
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      3. Wrecked Baloney
        Wrecked Baloney
        ...I should have PM'd this...
        Jul 19, 2020
      4. Swarmy
        Swarmy
        Yeah these word count restrictions are a pain :lmao
        Jul 19, 2020
    4. Zaxxon
      Zaxxon
      I see you there, and raise you:

      https://www.youtube.com/user/ohohojousama/videos :lugia
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      2. Swarmy
        Swarmy
        Tbh I never really watched any aime reviews... Might start now cause I need new recommendations :hm
        Jul 10, 2020
      3. Zaxxon
        Zaxxon
        His "Twinkle Nora Rock Me" video is a gem, because the animation is more like a god damn slideshow. It's fucking hilarious. lol
        Jul 10, 2020
      4. Swarmy
        Swarmy
        Damn I really gotta check all his vids :lmao
        Jul 10, 2020
    5. Zaxxon
      Zaxxon
      Thanks, Gonta. :dango
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      2. Swarmy
        Swarmy
        Wait what :lmao
        Jul 6, 2020
      3. Zaxxon
        Zaxxon
        Been wanting to say that for a while before I saw the whole game, but fuck it.

        Danganronpa V3 has a dude giving you a run for your money for insect appreciation. Gonta Gokuhara. :kannasip
        Jul 6, 2020
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      4. Swarmy
        Swarmy
        I must absord his essence! :wth
        Jul 6, 2020
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    6. Velvet
      Velvet
      :hurr Hey youuuuuuu~
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      2. Velvet
        Velvet
        :blobaww So how is youuuuuuuuu?
        Jul 9, 2020
      3. Swarmy
        Swarmy
        Broke... The economy is going to shit :catcry
        Jul 9, 2020
      4. Velvet
        Velvet
        tell me about it, starting a salon broke my piggy bank
        Jul 9, 2020
    7. Mider T
      Mider T
      https://www.nationalgeographic.com/news/2017/10/lord-howe-island-stick-insect-dna-spd/
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      2. Swarmy
        Swarmy
        Yeah they're back with quite the numbers nowadays!

        Some good news for once.
        Jun 27, 2020
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    8. Jimin
      Jimin
      How about msquitos? You like those too?
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      2. Swarmy
        Swarmy
        Not very fond of them personally...
        Jun 11, 2020
      3. Jimin
        Jimin
        I knew even you had your limits. :catskully
        Jun 11, 2020
      4. Swarmy
        Swarmy
        I mean I admire them but only when they're outside my apartment...
        Jun 11, 2020
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    9. vodka genie
      vodka genie
      elvis worms are cool as shit

      https://phys.org/news/2020-05-species-elvis-worm-deep-sea.html

      i know you already know (why would you not?!) but this is kewl
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      2. Swarmy
        Swarmy
        Honestly I know of this but somehow missed them being called Elvis worms.. Hey better than penis worms, right?
        Jun 5, 2020
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    10. Velvet
      Velvet
      :blobaww Swarmy~!
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      2. Velvet
        Velvet
        :ruri Girls dont fart
        Jun 5, 2020
      3. Swarmy
        Swarmy
        Girls fart all sneaky like :LOS
        Jun 5, 2020
      4. Velvet
        Velvet
        :hurr Shhhhhhhh you`re givin away the mass destruction weapon
        Jun 5, 2020
    11. Jimin
      Jimin
      Whatever happened to your first account anyways? I remember talking to you pre-2011. :hm
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      3. Swarmy
        Swarmy
        Like fuck you and stuff :pek
        May 28, 2020
      4. Jimin
        Jimin
        Charming as always. :ippy
        May 31, 2020
      5. Swarmy
        Swarmy
        You know me :maybe
        Jun 1, 2020
    12. Jimin
      Jimin
      I forgot to ask you but are things OK COVID-wise over there?
      1. Swarmy
        Swarmy
        Better than last month, that's for sure! People are starting to calm down.
        May 23, 2020
    13. Jimin
      Jimin
      So when are you gonna provide me an all expenses paid trip to Sofia? :cat
      1. Swarmy
        Swarmy
        When you propose to me :harley
        May 21, 2020
      2. Jimin
        Jimin
        We gonna be a power couple? : o
        May 21, 2020
      3. Swarmy
        Swarmy
        We gonna glow like the sun man!
        May 21, 2020
    14. Saishin
      Saishin
      Hello bug boy :hurr
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      2. Saishin
        Saishin
        Why you're pm is not activated?
        May 9, 2020
      3. Swarmy
        Swarmy
        What? It works man! Just PM me...
        May 9, 2020
      4. Saishin
        Saishin
        I can't find the PM button :lmao
        May 10, 2020
    15. Ren.
      Ren.
      You are correct we are neighbors!
      1. Swarmy
        Swarmy
        How's the pandemic there bro?
        May 4, 2020
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      2. Ren.
        Ren.
        For me personally it is ok, I work remotely and there is no one that I know that has COV19!
        May 4, 2020
      3. Swarmy
        Swarmy
        Awesome!

        So what's your name dude?
        May 4, 2020
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    16. Asaya7
      Asaya7
      Yoo, can you remember my problem with mites that i mentioned ages ago?

      Sadly, they seemingly have spread to pretty much all my animal enclosures (even my snakes =/ ). I have yet to see any of them actually latch on to any of my animals (be it insects or my snake), but they are also starting to roam my flat. Do you know of a way to combat these pesky little motherfuckers?
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      2. Swarmy
        Swarmy
        They attack each other on sight! Especially 2 males... I tried breeding them too but it's hard as hell.
        May 3, 2020
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      3. Asaya7
        Asaya7
        i guess for breeding both parties need to be well fed before?

        I've seen some videos of the YT channel DarkDen (maybe you even know it?) and he definitely lost some males to females when tryint to breed them lol.
        May 3, 2020
      4. Swarmy
        Swarmy
        Jumpers are just weird bugs... They are closer to mammals when it comes to behavior!
        May 3, 2020
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    17. Kyoya
      Kyoya
      Buzzzz, Buzzzz, Buzzzz
      1. Swarmy
        Swarmy
        Sting sting sting
        Apr 14, 2020
      2. Kyoya
        Kyoya
        Bite, Bite, Bite
        Apr 15, 2020
    18. Son Goku
      Son Goku
      Hello Swarmy,how are you? :)
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      3. Swarmy
        Swarmy
        Nah I can't afford a VR set as well... I still have to finish the walkthrough but honestly I'm not that big of a fan of this particular entry. Somehow it doesn't really feel like HL.
        Apr 11, 2020
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      4. Son Goku
        Son Goku
        I'm lucky enough to have a Rift, just not a powerful enough PC for Alyx in particular. I am a big fan, but I feel like it's more because I'm attached to the Half-Life 2 pieces of it. Like, seeing Civil Protection in higher res and such.
        Apr 11, 2020
      5. Swarmy
        Swarmy
        The production value is insane I can see that but the game feels a bit off and I don't know why... A bit too much humor and slow pace I guess.
        I've always been a bigger fan of HL1 than 2 but yeah it almost surreal to see all of this in hi res... Especially the antlion which have been my favs since I was 14!
        Apr 12, 2020
    19. Saishin
      Saishin
      Hello Swarmy,how are you? :)
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      3. Swarmy
        Swarmy
        Prolly... My PSP broke some years ago. Which is sad cause I really liked that console... Monster Hunter was awesome on it!
        Apr 18, 2020
      4. Saishin
        Saishin
        Can't you repair it? :(
        How did it break? :hmm

        When this quarantine will finish? :argh
        Apr 18, 2020
      5. Swarmy
        Swarmy
        Well it cracked after I dropped it hard :maybe
        Also the battery is now swollen...

        Who knows... The economy is going to hell...
        Apr 19, 2020
    20. Mider T
      Mider T
      It was a year after Starship Troopers, which also had a war against bugs. Both were epic because it dealt with disillusionment after blind loyalty to the state, in a visually entertaining medium.
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      3. Mider T
        Mider T
        The book was a whole lot more clear on that point (which makes sense since it was a Robert Heinlein book), the movie took alot of creative liberties with the source material to make it into an action movie so the original point is harder to grasp for casual viewers.
        Mar 20, 2020
      4. Swarmy
        Swarmy
        I read the book after seeing the movie but I was left with the impression that it was a lot more serious and genuine about how a military society can be a good and prosperous thing?
        Then again so was the movie, I mean fascist tendencies aside life in the SST movie universe seems a lot more liberal than today. Voting was limited to those that serve but it seemed like most people had freedom and peace to enjoy.
        Mar 20, 2020
      5. Mider T
        Mider T
        Well you had to serve to get citizenship (along with a few other ways explained in the sequels) but for the most part yeah. Citizenship was earned.
        Mar 20, 2020
    21. Prokopton
      Prokopton
      That sucks man, entomology is awesome and deserves more research/development funding lol.

      I did physics and worked various jobs in tech for a few years. In the process of becoming unemployed atm, planning on doing a computer science PhD.

      But I read a lot as a hobby lol, biology is one of my favourite subjects. E.O. Wilson is one of my favourite scientists, he's awesome.
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      3. Prokopton
        Prokopton
        It was the opposite for me. I didn’t like memorizing stuff but biology can be much more interesting than I thought back then.

        Oh, it was my own decision. I currently work in medical-imaging and am basically fulfilling the last bits of my contract.

        He apparently wrote an encyclopaedic work on ants, I never got round to reading it, I mostly read his general science books.
        Mar 16, 2020
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      4. Swarmy
        Swarmy
        I have a huge problem with memorization. Being an entomologist is essentially a game of memory, there are nearly 1,5 million species discovered!

        Got any plans for the future?

        I prefer popular science books! If I want to know the pure facts I turn to books that cover that. I'm a huge fan of Parasite Rex by Carl Zimmer, it's an amazing book for those interested in parasitology and entomology!
        Mar 18, 2020
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      5. Prokopton
        Prokopton
        Have you tried Anki? Look up the concept of spaced-repetition if you haven’t man – it’s basically a complete game-changer in terms of memorizing

        Well I’m actually really interested in combining my two main interests atm, CS and genetics so research in applying AI to genomics

        Yeah Carl Zimmer is another favourite author. I like beginning with pop-sci but have a compulsive need to understand details ;p
        Mar 18, 2020
    22. Saishin
      Saishin
      Hello man,been quite a time :hurr
      1. Swarmy
        Swarmy
        Yeah I've been away from FB...
        Mar 8, 2020
    23. Catamount
      Catamount
      Have you seen Minuscule channel? https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCOOi7JtIMDaYsaUjDBSTSIQ Unrealistic but cute. That badass ladybug which totally a dude
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      2. Swarmy
        Swarmy
        Oh yeah been following that show for so many years now! There are 2 movies I think? I haven't seen all episodes or the movies but they sometimes air on TV here!
        Feb 28, 2020
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      3. Catamount
        Catamount
        i never knew it goes beying experimental short animations
        Feb 28, 2020
      4. Swarmy
        Swarmy
        It's an actual kids show in France, I have no idea how and why they also used to air it here but I loved it! Was going to watch the movie but it never hit the cinemas here so yeah...
        Feb 28, 2020
    24. SwordsPlus
      SwordsPlus
      But what if bug milk tastes bad?
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      2. Swarmy
        Swarmy
        I just want milk milk :catcry
        Feb 15, 2020
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      3. SwordsPlus
        SwordsPlus
        Chocolate milk
        Feb 15, 2020
      4. Swarmy
        Swarmy
        Milk chocolate!
        Feb 17, 2020
    25. SuperSaiyaMan12
      SuperSaiyaMan12
      Surprised you haven't added Lucas the Jumping Spider to your sig Swarmy!
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      2. Swarmy
        Swarmy
        He was interesting in the beginning but his creator kind of milked the hell out of the concept... I know Lucas became way too popular way too fast but sometimes less is more.
        Feb 14, 2020
    26. Rivayir
      Rivayir
      Our great insect overlord has returned and the bees shall buzz with joy!
      1. Swarmy
        Swarmy
        You mean wasps :LOS
        Jan 18, 2020
      2. Rivayir
        Rivayir
        Wasps are not your bros!
        Jan 18, 2020
      3. Swarmy
        Swarmy
        They keep nature safe :hehee
        Jan 18, 2020
    27. DemonDragonJ
      DemonDragonJ
      I may have already asked you this, but have you noticed that gigantic insect/arthropod-like creatures are very common in science fiction stories? There are the bugs from Starship Troopers, the xenomorphs from Alien, the Metroids from the game series of the name, and the zerg from Starcraft.
      1. Swarmy
        Swarmy
        entomologytoday.org/2018/11/14/how-insects-inspire-the-look-of-sci-fi-and-fantasy-films/
        Dec 26, 2019
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    28. DemonDragonJ
      DemonDragonJ
      The next time that you wish to ask for advice from other users of this forum, please do not say that it is a serious question unless it really is a serious question; that is simply some friendly advice that I would like to offer to you.
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      2. Swarmy
        Swarmy
        Ooook I don't actually remember anything :sweatdrop
        Dec 26, 2019
      3. DemonDragonJ
        DemonDragonJ
        @Swarmy, in that case, I believe that we should forget about the entire issue, since I do not wish to relive it.
        Dec 26, 2019
      4. Swarmy
        Swarmy
        Sure man!
        Dec 26, 2019
    29. Asaya7
      Asaya7
      Yo, do you perhaphs know about small red mites? Around the size of springtails. I have found some running around between my springtail enclosure but i dont really know how to google this shit...Since i wanted to use the springtails for my mantids im fearing that the mites might be dangerous for them. ^^'
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      3. Swarmy
        Swarmy
        The mites are harmless to mantises anyway so I wouldn't worry!
        Dec 2, 2019
      4. Asaya7
        Asaya7
        Oh how come they are harmless to them?
        Dec 2, 2019
      5. Swarmy
        Swarmy
        Too small to prey on mantises!
        Dec 2, 2019
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    30. AgentAAA
      AgentAAA
      I'm back. what's new my fellow insectoid-lover?
      1. DemonDragonJ and Swarmy like this.
      2. Swarmy
        Swarmy
        Well a lot of stuff really :lmao

        How are you? :hurr
        Dec 2, 2019
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  • About

    Gender:
    Male
    Birthday:
    Nov 18, 1989 (Age: 30)
    Location:
    Bulgaria
    Occupation:
    Amateur Entomologist and Professional Bug Lover
    Favorite Character(s):
    The Hive Mind!
    Favorite Episode/Chapter:
    The one with the giant bugs!
    If you don't mind at all, allow me to fill your brain's valuable memory space with lesser known and often trivial facts on all matters related to insects and other arthropods... :edu
    And if not... Well then you're welcome to explore the wonderful world of science fiction, fantasy and, most of all, any kind of fictional monsters and creatures with me, your personal giant humanoid parasitoid insectoid from the void! :ghost hug


    One man's insanity is another man's reality... :zen

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    "What makes things baffling is their degree of complexity, not their sheer size;
    a star is simpler than an insect."
    Martin Rees 1999

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