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  1. freakingoutman

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    Posted 1 week ago
    Sun Jul 8 2018 1:28:10
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    I found this on my couch and moved it onto a table. I had a lot of trouble zooming/one hand focusing in as you can tell. The two things I noticed were that 1. it was hard to kill. It took two attempts to smash, which worked on attempt number two with a coaster. 2. When I squished it clear liquid and some type of yellow guck like stuff came out.

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    Posted 1 week ago
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    freakingoutman - 12 hours ago  » 
    I found this on my couch and moved it onto a table. I had a lot of trouble zooming/one hand focusing in as you can tell. The two things I noticed were that 1. it was hard to kill. It took two attempts to smash, which worked on attempt number two with a coaster. 2. When I squished it clear liquid and some type of yellow guck like stuff came out.
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    Agreed. Out of focus. Not a bed bug, but looks like a beetle, probably a black carpet beetle.

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