Why Do Plastic Bags Filled With Water Repel Flies?
Should you see a doorway with a water-filled plastic bag hung over it, you should know that flies are not likely to be inside. Flies, it seems, don't go where the water bags hang. So if you want to keep flies out of your home, hang a plastic bag, half...
So how does a plastic bag filled with water drive flies away you may ask? Some
have said it magnifies the pennies resembling another insect's eyes, scaring the
Dec 1, 2010 ... Bags of water hung from the ceiling can repel flies. .... The only thing that has kept
them away is a ziplock bag half filled with water and a few shiny pennies. ... Hey
can you mythbusters please do an experiment on repelling mosquitoes with high
... Premise: Hanging clear plastic bags full of water repels flies.
Plastic bags filled with water repel flies because the liquid within them refracts
light, which in turn confuses the flies. Flies, like many insects, have complex eyes
Jul 10, 2013 ... Long circulated tip claims that hanging a plastic bag half filled with water and
containing four pennies will repel flies.
The bags were half filled with water, each contained 4 pennies, and they were ...
Sue: Many people swear that a zip-lock bag filled half-way with water and
attached over entry-ways will repel flies. ... that it has something to do with the
way the moving water refracts light. ... Maggie: I swear by the plastic bag of water
Jul 6, 2009 ... Turns out all you need to deal with that is a plastic bag or two. ... flybait - for those
flies that get past the hanging water-filled baggies on the back porch. ..... But I do
know a couple of other people that were satisfied with this.
Apr 29, 2010 ... In the kitchen we hung three half-filled zip lock bags of water, with four ... But try it
yourself….do not take our word for it. ... Many people swear that a zip-lock bag
filled half-way with water and attached over entry-ways will repel flies. ... I swear
by the plastic bag of water trick I have them on side porch ( ou...
I went in the house and filled three clear plastic bags with water and hung them at
about ... What is it about the water-filled bags that could possibly repel flies?
What I mean here is, filling a ziplock baggie with water and hanging it up on the ...
(http://dsc.discovery.com/fansites/mythbusters/db/animals/repel-flies.html). ... in
Baghdad had plastic bags hanging up that were filled with flies.