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Help ID cast skin and bed frame stains please [ID Needed]

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  1. oh_bugger

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    Posted 4 months ago
    Sun May 14 2017 12:20:25
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    Hello all,

    Just checked into a hotel in Barcelona and identified the following cast skin + stains. There is at least one fully intact leg which led me away from the usual carpet beetle mixup. It was enough to alarm me and seek out a room change from hotel staff but they are fully booked and cannot accommodate a room change.

    Based on what I've photographed here, does anyone have ideas on whether I should seek a refund and find a new hotel? Time is of the essence as it is nearing evening. Thank you so much! Link to photo album:

    https://m.imgur.com/a/Cjldz

    Another couple photos of the cast skin with flash if it helps:

    http://imgur.com/a/gq6Mg

    Thank you so much!!

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    Sun May 14 2017 17:43:38
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    Hi,

    Cast skin not bed bug related.

    Stains do not appear to be faecal but due to the angle you took the image the focus is to the left of what is needed.

    Hope that helps.

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    Posted 4 months ago
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    bed-bugscouk - 59 minutes ago  » 
    Hi,
    Cast skin not bed bug related.
    Stains do not appear to be faecal but due to the angle you took the image the focus is to the left of what is needed.
    Hope that helps.
    David Cain
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    I appreciate your insight. We ended up leaving for another hotel anyway as it was not worth the headache. I finally made the decision to switch hotels when I was inspecting the lining near some more stains and these skins fell out. I apologize for the poor quality, but out of pure curiosity does this look suspect to you at all in conjunction with the stains?

    http://imgur.com/a/lsFh3

    Thank you again..

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    Posted 4 months ago
    Sun May 14 2017 20:14:22
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    Hi,

    While the stains are close in colour they don't appear right in other ways, including the location which is too "out in the open".

    David

  5. F. Pazos

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    Posted 4 months ago
    Sun May 14 2017 20:35:24
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    Agree with David,
    The stains may look similar to faecal, but weird to see that amount in the open, I would need an on site check to be completely sure.

    Professional PCO based in Hong Kong specialized in Bed Bugs.
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    bed-bugscouk - 19 hours ago  » 
    Hi,
    Cast skin not bed bug related.
    Stains do not appear to be faecal but due to the angle you took the image the focus is to the left of what is needed.
    Hope that helps.
    David Cain
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