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  • Sylvia Meyer

    Keep flies away with a clear plastic bag filled with water with penny at bottom! It's completely non-toxic, and you can picnic fly-free! Fly repellent - pinner said "I had to repin this again for you to see. YES IT WORKS! Oh my, it looks hokie but our temps have been upper 90's and no flies in my back yard have been spotted. I spoke with a women who grew up on a dairy farm and she swears by it. She said they used 5 pennies. Go figure."

  • Roxanne Ready

    Fly repellent - pinner said "I had to repin this again for you to see. YES IT WORKS! Oh my, it looks hokie but our temps have been upper 90's and no flies in my back yard have been spotted. I spoke with a women who grew up on a dairy farm and she swears by it. She said they used 5 pennies. Go figure." Also a few other insect repellant ideas in the comments.

  • May Rațiu

    Fly repellent - clear plastic bag with a penny in the bag to repel flies with the bright lights. pinner said "I had to repin this again for you to see. YES IT WORKS! Oh my, it looks hokie but our temps have been upper 90's and no flies in my back yard have been spotted. I spoke with a women who grew up on a dairy farm and she swears by it. She said they used 5 pennies. Go figure."

  • EldRyn Phoenix

    Simple, Effective Fly (only, no other bugs) Repellent without Chemicals! Ziplock Bag, Water & a Penny.

  • Lily Kissinger

    Fly repellent - pinner wrote: "no flies in my back yard have been spotted. I spoke with a women who grew up on a dairy farm and she swears by it. She said they used 5 pennies." Just put pennies in a bag of water keeps flies away from your backyard or wherever you put it.

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