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Bee Swarm Traps Workers in NY Game Store

NEW YORK - Thousands of bees have swarmed outside a New York City game store, trapping employees inside for hours, WABC-TV reported.

Worried employees looked out the window of the Manhattan store while talking on the phone as the bees clustered Saturday afternoon. A sign in the window warned: "Look! ... closed due to bee infestation."

Most passers-by avoided the GameStop store near Union Square, one of the city's busiest shopping areas. But Edward Albers tried to help. Dressed in regular clothes, he lured many bees into a box without getting stung.

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socomnick3075d ago (Edited 3075d ago )

NYC = pussiest city in the US. Any other city and the guys would have gone outside and killed the bees or ignored the stinging and went home.

poindat3075d ago

As radical as Socomnick is, he does have something of a point. Bees aren't terribly territorial creatures, and they aren't very aggressive either. I have a garden around back of the house, which attracts lots of bees (the large black ones, which are actually supposed to be quite aggressive). I just walk through them and haven't had any problems so far.

But yeah, if it was wasps, then I would be scared.

Sheikh Yerbouti3075d ago

I had a similar problem outside my home a couple of years back. I put on some long sleeves, pants, and commenced to putting a smack down on all the bees. I never got stung.

Still, Gamestop better raise the amount they pay for used copies of Yar's Revenge to prevent further trouble from our pollen collecting friends.

LJWooly3074d ago

Snick was never wrong.

JoySticksFTW3074d ago (Edited 3074d ago )

That's what I do to my women when they try to leave my house.

I'm like "Who said you could leave?" and then I point outside. And there they are... the bees... >:[

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Cajun Chicken3075d ago

Call Frank West! Trap the queen! Smash the jar before its too late!

Tempist3074d ago

They were there for the sweet deals.

matt2473075d ago

Even bees hate Gamestop

XxSolid SnakexX3075d ago

RZA has some nice music that man and ghostface killah is what true rap is, not this fake a$$ soulja buy $hit they be feeding us.

Servbot3075d ago

I was just at union square today, I missed it. :(

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