If you're a type O secretor, to a mosquito you look like caramel-covered crack.

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    that was interesting....as a type a...i have noticed the fact that friends are eaten alive...while i am not....now to just be sure to take a type o secretor on fishing trips and the like...and i am good to go.

    i love the conflicting results.
     
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    O+ here and while everyone else is gettin' ate up, I'm usually left alone
    *shrug*
     
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    I don't know what blood type I am, but mosquitoes love my blood. Unfortunately.
     
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    No matter how many there are when I feel them on my skin, I swat 'em before they can get a drop of my blood.
     
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