Comments: Bug Man Blues

He still knows where you live...be careful. I would tell the company why I won't do business with them any longer, for the sake of some oher unsuspecting woman. Too creepy. Made me mad just reading what happened to you.

posted by vk on February 26, 2006 12:38 AM

Got yer back, Key. Say when and where. Not a morning person but I'll make an exception.

posted by zonker on February 26, 2006 12:52 AM

.. he grabbed your ponytail?... you should have decked the guy...

posted by Eric on February 26, 2006 07:25 AM

I woulda deck him the second he touched me! Be careful. At least call the police station and alert them of the situation so they can keep an eye on your house too.

posted by livey on February 26, 2006 10:56 AM

Buy a gun and learn to use it.

posted by Acidman on February 26, 2006 09:47 PM

Man, I'm so sorry you had to go through this. That is one creepy fellow.

posted by Moogie on February 27, 2006 02:38 PM

Butcher knife. One solid thrust in the ribcage, then a follow-up to the nutsack.

What a piece of shit.

posted by Elisson on February 27, 2006 03:33 PM

THIS is exactly why I refuse to be the only one at home when workmen have to come inside the house. Although our bug man is great, I still insist that my mom is home when he comes.

posted by Beth on February 27, 2006 04:32 PM

I'm thinking that Mr Bugman should be missing more than just one tooth on the bottom after that stunt.

posted by Chablis on February 27, 2006 08:37 PM

Idiots. Easy to say Beat His Ass! A woman doesn't engage a stranger who has already shown a propensity for physical assault by starting a fistfight in her most vulnerable place, i.e. inside her house, alone.

The fool has already telegraphed he is capable of assault and battery. What if he has a knife? A gun? Key did the exact right thing. Go outside. Take her dog. If she wants to kick his ass outside, where he belonged to have it kicked, fine.

But a smart woman seeks safe harbor. She can be all that after the fact.

Well done, Key. All you could do, under the circumstances. Although I'll be happy to ensure it won't happen again.

posted by Velociman on February 27, 2006 11:12 PM

Getting out of the house, teaming up with the dog and canceling the service was the way to go.

posted by Jim - PRS on March 4, 2006 04:33 AM

Agreed. Teaming with the pooch and out the front door was the best course of action.

Still, as I read over this whole episode, I couldn't help but to think, "Good ole Southern hospitatlity be damned--don't you know these people watch Desperate Housewives?!"

posted by Adam on March 21, 2006 06:57 AM

I am with Acidman on this one. Be ready and able. You can always decide not to -- but if you're not prepared -- you never will be able to decide to.

That's scary.

posted by Shawn Kielty on March 22, 2006 01:41 AM

that is so creepy, Key!
you did exactly the right thing.

posted by beth on April 11, 2006 11:28 AM
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