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yeah... this sucks. there is a tiny little ant traipsing about the interior of my screen, gobbing up the beauty that was my 24 inches of gorgeousness.



any suggestions?

did you know an ant could get in there?

I hardly get ants in the kitchen, why would one find its way into my computer? It's not like I'm in there eating cheez-its.

I hate this ant. very annoying.
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haha no way is that real? do a search on how to take off the screen and get to work on that little guy

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It's a nice warm place for them to lay their eggs. I would put some ant tramps close by.
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I would put some ant tramps close by.
Dang those tramps...

Putting some of those dirty tramps nearby may make the ant want to come out of the screen.
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oops, heh heh. Well, this wasn't the only site I was on.
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Perhaps he's just passing through. He may have seen the Apple and got hungry.

I once had ants crawl out of a laptop that I sat on the floor over night. Never happened again.

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Wow. Strange!

He'll die eventually without food and water. Maybe just leave him and hope he doesn't snuff it in the middle of your screen?
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yeah... this sucks. there is a tiny little ant traipsing about the interior of my screen
That's a great headline ... "there's an ant in my iMac". On another forum, a thread headline read ..."There's a Toshiba Inside My Mac".

I think this could spawn a humorous thread in Anything Goes ... "there's a xxxx inside my xxMac!"
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Apple does make some pretty SWEET computers.

That really does suck, and how the heck did it get in there?

Well, you can make a great relationship out of this, just hope he doesn't get in your way some times.
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Haha I LOLed at that title!

I'm an idiot, so maybe I'm wrong, but maybe the heat from the screen would kill it? Then take off the glass and get out Mr. Vacuum.
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OK, so the ant up and died and fell down just below my iPhoto icon. i guess he's going to stay down there a while. Rest well, sweet prince.

I actually got another photo of the little jerk while he was crawling over the photo of himself on the screen... weird, huh?

ok... image not working... it's here

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Ha! I didn't think it was possible!
You proved me wrong.
Good luck with your Ant Killing!
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Oh no! this must be a new bug!
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On another forum, a thread headline read ..."There's a Toshiba Inside My Mac".
http://macosx.com/forums/mac-os-x-sy...de-my-mac.html

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Id call apple immedietly and get an apple engineer to look at this one. Lols
Just spray bug killer inside your mac whilst its on.. that should do the trick
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