Bee humor

Discussion in 'General Beekeeping' started by Gypsi, Nov 6, 2012.

  1. Gypsi

    Gypsi Super Moderator Staff Member

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    So my customer on Sunday says:

    I saw the guys on one of the flea market hunting shows looking for beehives, like they were super valuable and a great way to get rich.

    I said, hmm, nope, won't make you rich.

    I ran down the list of things that can go wrong and how you can start with one hive and spend lots of money and still have no bees come November, or in the spring...

    Just like all agriculture.

    Not quite suitable for the humor page, but it really happened
     
  2. PerryBee

    PerryBee New Member

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    How's that old joke go?

    Here's an easy way to make a million dollars keeping bees:
    First, start with 2 million............................................!
     

  3. Gypsi

    Gypsi Super Moderator Staff Member

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    That's the one I was looking for Perry!
     
  4. Minz

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    Farmer wins the $1M lottery and they ask him what he’s going to do now. He replies, just keep farming till its gone!
     
  5. tecumseh

    tecumseh New Member

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    but, but, but Gypsi.... all you need do is set the hive out there and go and collect the honey.... and the honey practically jumps in the bottle.... right?
     
  6. barry42001

    barry42001 New Member

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    Sure jumps right in the bottle so you can feed it back because you had to medicate the bees for foul brood, hive beetles, varroa, nosema, tracheal mites, colony collapse disorder, Isle of Wright disease and whatever else new comes down road.
    Barry
     
  7. Gypsi

    Gypsi Super Moderator Staff Member

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    Tempted to condense this thread and email it to my customer, but actually I covered most of this off top of my head on Sunday. Told him beekeeping was the most fun way I knew to lose money!
     
  8. riverbee

    riverbee Active Member

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    "Told him beekeeping was the most fun way I knew to lose money!"

    :lol:
     
  9. Papakeith

    Papakeith New Member

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    There is an old adage used in many hobby fields:

    Q How do you make a small fortune in (insert hobby here)

    A Start with a large fortune

    :rolling: :rolling: :rolling: :rolling: