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Spiders. Who's scared?

Im so scared its controlling me. Had one on my head once on a coach trip oh my god it was awful!!! Its how they creep up on you like one in my kitchen the other day and two massive ones in my bedroom the other night. Anyone else had scary experiences with them?????
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I live in the country that has about half of the top 10 most poisionous spiders in the world, so yes

My worst experience was seeing one in the hallway ceiling, so I went to get the spray from the kitchen. I had to run underneath it to get to the kitchen, as I was running it dropped down onto my head. I flipped out and tried to get it off, I felt my hand push it off my hair but I didn't see it again.
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I live in the country that has about half of the top 10 most poisionous spiders in the world, so yes

My worst experience was seeing one in the hallway ceiling, so I went to get the spray from the kitchen. I had to run underneath it to get to the kitchen, as I was running it dropped down onto my head. I flipped out and tried to get it off, I felt my hand push it off my hair but I didn't see it again.
Oh my word you poor thing. Me and my boyfriend want to come to Australia for the Grand Slam in a few years time but he is worried cos of my irrational fear of spiders ha ha. He thinks if i see a big one in Australia it would make my heart stop ha ha ha.
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Oh my word you poor thing. Me and my boyfriend want to come to Australia for the Grand Slam in a few years time but he is worried cos of my irrational fear of spiders ha ha. He thinks if i see a big one in Australia it would make my heart stop ha ha ha.
Oh, you'll be pretty safe in places like Melbourne and Sydney. Especially in well-kept hotels and such. I originally came from a small town where snakes and spiders and other wildlife were pretty common. I couldn't even count the times I saw a red-back on my toilet wall while I was going
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Oh, you'll be pretty safe in places like Melbourne and Sydney. Especially in well-kept hotels and such. I originally came from a small town where snakes and spiders and other wildlife were pretty common. I couldn't even count the times I saw a red-back on my toilet wall while I was going
Yeah thats what i thought!! I said to him its not like we would be staying in the outback or anything like that.
Oh my god aern't red backs poisinous?!?!?!
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I really don't like spiders at all. I just hate them because they move so damn quickly and by the time you've fetched something to drop on it, it's disappeared and just when you've forgotten about it, it comes racing right at you. But then I feel really guilty about killing them.

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I hate them, but I'm not scared

My mum says, that spiders bring money and you shouldn't kill them
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Oh yeah they can kill you . But nowadays antivenom is pretty common, so people are pretty safe. Plus most victims have probably been silly and touched it, they don't move very quickly...they just sort of sit there.
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Small ones I don't mind but the big ones creep me out. They seem to be getting bigger every year though
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Used to be terrified by them, but now I don't mind them at all Now I'm scared of grasshoppers because we had an attack of them this year, and they've grown to unbeliavable sizes!
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Also, too many wasps in summer and humongous bees in Spring
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Used to be terrified by them, but now I don't mind them at all Now I'm scared of grasshoppers because we had an attack of them this year, and they've grown to unbeliavable sizes!
Ohmygod God dammit I hate grasshoppers. We have had plagues these past few years. They were everywhere! So annoying! I got heaps in my mouth, blech. Ate a few...not very tasty.

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My backyard is filled with bees at the moment. You can hear them buzzing if you sit under the pagola where there's wisteria growing. Also, I saw about 20 at once in my front yard.

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Only Huntsmans that decide to share your sleeping bag Other than that they don't bother me. Although I saw some huges ones in Australia. If that's what hot weather does to nature then I'm happy to live here!

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My backyard is filled with bees at the moment. You can hear them buzzing if you sit under the pagola where there's wisteria growing. Also, I saw about 20 at once in my front yard.
Oh don't get me started on bees....for christs sake....
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