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Maria rocks
Sep 19th, 2011, 11:10 AM
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?????

Dani12
Sep 19th, 2011, 11:34 AM
I live in the country that has about half of the top 10 most poisionous spiders in the world, so yes :lol:

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.

Maria rocks
Sep 19th, 2011, 11:39 AM
I live in the country that has about half of the top 10 most poisionous spiders in the world, so yes :lol:

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.

Dani12
Sep 19th, 2011, 12:20 PM
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 :(

Maria rocks
Sep 19th, 2011, 12:34 PM
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?!?!?!:eek:

nevetssllim
Sep 19th, 2011, 12:37 PM
I really don't like spiders at all. :scared: 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. :scared: But then I feel really guilty about killing them. :lol:

Adrian.
Sep 19th, 2011, 12:39 PM
I hate them, but I'm not scared :)

My mum says, that spiders bring money and you shouldn't kill them :lol:

Dani12
Sep 19th, 2011, 12:42 PM
Oh yeah they can kill you :lol:. 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.

Mary Cherry.
Sep 19th, 2011, 02:17 PM
Small ones I don't mind but the big ones creep me out. They seem to be getting bigger every year though :scared:

Petkorazzi
Sep 19th, 2011, 02:21 PM
Used to be terrified by them, but now I don't mind them at all :lol: Now I'm scared of grasshoppers because we had an attack of them this year, and they've grown to unbeliavable sizes! :hysteric:

Mary Cherry.
Sep 19th, 2011, 02:26 PM
Also, too many wasps in summer and humongous bees in Spring :sobbing:

Dani12
Sep 19th, 2011, 02:30 PM
Used to be terrified by them, but now I don't mind them at all :lol: Now I'm scared of grasshoppers because we had an attack of them this year, and they've grown to unbeliavable sizes! :hysteric:

Ohmygod :lol: 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.

http://www.australiangeographic.com.au/assets/images/article/journal/6995/locust_plague.jpg

So Disrespectful
Sep 19th, 2011, 02:31 PM
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. :sobbing:

watchdogfish
Sep 19th, 2011, 02:31 PM
Only Huntsmans that decide to share your sleeping bag :lol: :scared: 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! :lol:

Dani12
Sep 19th, 2011, 02:37 PM
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. :sobbing:

Oh don't get me started on bees....for christs sake....:lol:

Super Dave
Sep 19th, 2011, 05:54 PM
I once had a spider bite on my back that swelled up larger than an egg and the red line of infection came around my rib cage and started heading downward. I got on antibiotics right away. I HATE spiders.

Bees, flies, mosquitoes, wasps, spiders...kill them all.

I love the bee killer foam that you buy in the can. Spray a big nest with it and watch them fall to the ground. :cheer:

I'm so glad cold weather is coming.

Mary Cherry.
Sep 19th, 2011, 07:04 PM
I once had a spider bite on my back that swelled up larger than an egg and the red line of infection came around my rib cage and started heading downward. I got on antibiotics right away. I HATE spiders.

Bees, flies, mosquitoes, wasps, spiders...kill them all.

I love the bee killer foam that you buy in the can. Spray a big nest with it and watch them fall to the ground. :cheer:

I'm so glad cold weather is coming.

YES me too :cheer: One of the many perks of winter.

But, in terms of preparing for next summer, is there any country in the world that doesn't have any creepy crawlies whatsover? I'd like to move there.

Mynarco
Sep 19th, 2011, 09:21 PM
Me :bigwave:
those tarantulas are just :eek: :eeew:

Bayo
Sep 19th, 2011, 09:50 PM
Death to them all.

ce
Sep 19th, 2011, 09:59 PM
i hate them.
Once i took a book to kill a spider on the wall and he just jumped on the book when i got near it. I dropped the book and ran out :sobbing:

i killed him later.

antonella
Sep 19th, 2011, 10:09 PM
Alot of people are not going to want to know this, but it's said the average person eats 8-10 spiders each year while asleep.:eek::lol:

C. Drone
Sep 19th, 2011, 10:41 PM
Alot of people are not going to want to know this, but it's said the average person eats 8-10 spiders each year while asleep.:eek::lol:

yeah, sometimes unknown feels so much better.

Adrian.
Sep 19th, 2011, 10:46 PM
Alot of people are not going to want to know this, but it's said the average person eats 8-10 spiders each year while asleep.:eek::lol:

:no:

So Disrespectful
Sep 20th, 2011, 01:22 AM
There's a flesh eating mosquito in my state. :scared:

Mashabator
Sep 20th, 2011, 05:44 AM
i hate spiders :unsure:
Especially funnel webs :sobbing:

Mistress of Evil
Sep 20th, 2011, 07:55 AM
Not scared, but repulsed by them. :shrug:

Maria rocks
Sep 20th, 2011, 09:00 AM
Alot of people are not going to want to know this, but it's said the average person eats 8-10 spiders each year while asleep.:eek::lol:

Yeah ive heard that. What a horrible horrible thought. I wish the winter would hurry up. Thing is looking outside today rainy and warm perfect weather for spiders to come into the house ewwwwwwwww im so jumpy.:eek:

Maria rocks
Sep 20th, 2011, 09:03 AM
i hate them.
Once i took a book to kill a spider on the wall and he just jumped on the book when i got near it. I dropped the book and ran out :sobbing:

i killed him later.

:eek::eek: OMG NASTY!!! I threw a fruitbowl at one in my kitchen but the spider just ran past it so i ran in the sitting room climbed on the sofa and got my sister's husband round to get it but spider had gone:eek: I would love to move to a country where they don't exist.

Yoncé
Sep 20th, 2011, 10:41 AM
I really hate them, but they only scare me when they are huge or come out of nowhere! Like once I was running and one just dropped down from a tree right in front of my face and I basically went to to cardiac arrest!

So they can scare me sometimes but other things are WAY worse for me.

Wert.
Sep 20th, 2011, 10:43 AM
here :unsure:

Dani12
Sep 20th, 2011, 10:52 AM
I really hate them, but they only scare me when they are huge or come out of nowhere! Like once I was running and one just dropped down from a tree right in front of my face and I basically went to to cardiac arrest!

So they can scare me sometimes but other things are WAY worse for me.

For sure, I got chased by a huge angry dog once...would take a spider any day of the week :lol:

Yoncé
Sep 20th, 2011, 10:57 AM
For sure, I got chased by a huge angry dog once...would take a spider any day of the week :lol:

OMG, scariest/most embarrassing moment of my life - being attacked by a guide dog :hysteric: I got knocked down like a bowling pin :sad:

Big dog and aggressive dogs a just :help:

Maria rocks
Sep 20th, 2011, 11:06 AM
For sure, I got chased by a huge angry dog once...would take a spider any day of the week :lol:

I did once too a huge alsatian with his tongue out:eek: Still hate spiders more tho.

Dani12
Sep 20th, 2011, 11:10 AM
OMG, scariest/most embarrassing moment of my life - being attacked by a guide dog :hysteric: I got knocked down like a bowling pin :sad:

Big dog and aggressive dogs a just :help:

A guide dog? WTF? Aren't they supposed to help humans? :lol:

I got chased by a rottweiler, I've never had good experiences with them. People always tell me thy are pretty nice dogs, well the one that tried to eat me definitely wasn't a nice dog. :(

Yoncé
Sep 20th, 2011, 11:26 AM
A guide dog? WTF? Aren't they supposed to help humans? :lol:

I got chased by a rottweiler, I've never had good experiences with them. People always tell me thy are pretty nice dogs, well the one that tried to eat me definitely wasn't a nice dog. :(

That's what makes its so much more embarrassing :( Then again, blind people and I really don't get along to well, I have tripped over by someone with a walking cane before as well :\

Rottweiler's are just vicious and vile, never heard a good thing about one... suppose the media is to thank for that.

bulava
Sep 20th, 2011, 12:34 PM
I'm not scared of them because Human beings are the most dangerous species on this planet. But I was quite cautious (in the home) of one particular spider when I used to live in the US: Brown Recluse Spider :tape:

Super Dave
Sep 20th, 2011, 01:38 PM
There was one on the outside of the drive thru bank tube thing yesterday. Big with stripes. I bashed it with an empty Nantucket Nectars bottle.

BlueTrees
Sep 20th, 2011, 02:10 PM
Terrified. :sobbing: :scared: Bug spray FTW :oh:

Apoleb
Sep 20th, 2011, 02:35 PM
A guide dog? WTF? Aren't they supposed to help humans? :lol:

I got chased by a rottweiler, I've never had good experiences with them. People always tell me thy are pretty nice dogs, well the one that tried to eat me definitely wasn't a nice dog. :(

That's why cats >>> dogs. I find dogs stupid, needy and aggressive. Probably like men. Cats OTOH are smart and independent.

This thread is amaze.

miffedmax
Sep 20th, 2011, 02:51 PM
I LOVE spiders. They are fascinating creatures and if you enjoy things like eating and not stepping on insects every time you go for a walk, it's largely because of spiders doing population control on pests.

We have a "no-kill" policy with spiders at my house and capture them and take them outside, even the occasional black widow that we find. My son #2 wants to get a pet tarantula. He's really big on spiders.

I've been bitten by spiders a few times, but never by anything very dangerous. There was a big one that lived on our porch all summer and spun the most awesome webs. She's gone now--not sure if she packed up for the fall or fell victim to another predator.

Lena's bangs.

Melly Flew Us
Sep 20th, 2011, 09:49 PM
god almighty this is a thread that needs no pictures.

i'm sorry for those whose posts i haven't read but i'm afraid some wag has posted a picture that nobody needs to see.

kill them all is what i say.

i have to unsubcribe from this thread. i can't even stand to see the word.

VishaalMaria
Sep 20th, 2011, 11:57 PM
I live in the country that has about half of the top 10 most poisionous spiders in the world, so yes :lol:

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 God!

I think if that happened to me, I'd seriously be paralysed because I'm that scared of spiders.

When I moved into my room, I hoovered everywhere to get rid of the slightest of cobwebs. I also put a LOT of black thick tape in corners and edges of the room so that spiders couldn't get access.

I also check my pillow, under the bed, inside the covers for spiders every night I go to bed.

It's also THE reason I can't sleep anywhere else including friends houses, hotels etc.

Reading this thread has made me so paranoid. Every movement or noise, I just jump.

OoohBarracuda
Sep 21st, 2011, 12:11 AM
Omg these stories are giving me the heeby jebbies :lol: I absolute hate spiders and I'm terrified of them. They seem to have gotten bigger this year where I live, I dunno if it's the sea air but they are bloody massive and are speedy buggers! The other day there was one about a metre away from me and I screamed and screamed, and it was like it was coming towards me! Then my wee dachshund came rushing through to see me and stood on it on the way through so I was safe :lol: I hate that feeling after there's been one in your house and you get all paranoid, looking everywhere for anymore and keep thinking you see something at the corner of your eye. Oh how they age me :lol:

skanky~skanketta
Sep 21st, 2011, 07:00 AM
I'm not really frightened because I think they're quite pretty really. However, I keep my distance just in case they are poisonous. I once saw a spider while working in Australia. Took a closer look and it had a red splotch on it. I gave a shriek when I realized it was a black widow.

Dani12
Sep 21st, 2011, 07:30 AM
I'm not really frightened because I think they're quite pretty really. However, I keep my distance just in case they are poisonous. I once saw a spider while working in Australia. Took a closer look and it had a red splotch on it. I gave a shriek when I realized it was a black widow.

A red back?

Keadz
Sep 21st, 2011, 11:29 AM
First 40 seconds of this video pretty much demonstrate my reaction.

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Maria rocks
Sep 21st, 2011, 11:44 AM
Oh my God!

I think if that happened to me, I'd seriously be paralysed because I'm that scared of spiders.

When I moved into my room, I hoovered everywhere to get rid of the slightest of cobwebs. I also put a LOT of black thick tape in corners and edges of the room so that spiders couldn't get access.

I also check my pillow, under the bed, inside the covers for spiders every night I go to bed.

It's also THE reason I can't sleep anywhere else including friends houses, hotels etc.

Reading this thread has made me so paranoid. Every movement or noise, I just jump.

Your like me. I don't think i sleep at all during spider season to be honest.

Pump-it-UP
Sep 21st, 2011, 01:01 PM
Before I read this thread, I scrolled through it at a lightning fast speed to make sure there were no pictures. :tape::crying2:

miffedmax
Sep 21st, 2011, 04:14 PM
A red back?

I'm not really frightened because I think they're quite pretty really. However, I keep my distance just in case they are poisonous. I once saw a spider while working in Australia. Took a closer look and it had a red splotch on it. I gave a shriek when I realized it was a black widow.

They're related, but the red back and black widow are different, yeah.

Bites from both are painful, but rarely deadly, though getting antivenom is a good idea.

If it makes any of you arachnaphobes feel any better, black widows get preyed upon by a parasitic wasp that causes them to die in extreme agony.

Lena's bangs.

HippityHop
Sep 21st, 2011, 04:54 PM
I once had a spider bite on my back that swelled up larger than an egg and the red line of infection came around my rib cage and started heading downward. I got on antibiotics right away. I HATE spiders.

Bees, flies, mosquitoes, wasps, spiders...kill them all.

I love the bee killer foam that you buy in the can. Spray a big nest with it and watch them fall to the ground. :cheer:

I'm so glad cold weather is coming.


Bees are very important to the food chain. When they're all gone you're really going to miss them.

miffedmax
Sep 21st, 2011, 06:58 PM
Yep. Bees and spiders are our friends.

We'd be knee deep in insects (that would be munch up our crops) if it wasn't for spiders. I read somewhere that all the chemicals in the world aren't as efficient at killing insects as spiders.

http://www.bighairyspiders.com/pix/cobalt1.jpg

And they're pretty.

I mean not Lena with bangs pretty, but then what is?

Super Dave
Sep 21st, 2011, 07:19 PM
If a spider is in a web - fine; I leave it alone. But if it's in my house or on my body, I'm killing it because it's not eating insects, it's biting me or my family ;)

Let the birds and bats the bugs :p

Laura_VeeFan
Sep 21st, 2011, 08:35 PM
Spiders are OK if they aren't in the house :lol:

It's bees I'm more frightened of. I just run for my life if one comes within a metre of me

The Dawntreader
Sep 21st, 2011, 10:35 PM
Fairly, but it's dogs that are my true nightmare. *shudders*

LUVMIRZA
Sep 22nd, 2011, 09:20 AM
such a hilarious thread:haha::yeah: Reading thru it I realized that DaveRobertson is a sadist like my sis:tape: She loved killing wasps:lol:

Here, we dont have huge spiders coming into ur house often. very small ones:D but I hate lizards. They are creepy, ugly and like to eat mosquitoes,spiders or watever insects they can find... get into ur house wenever they get a chance:tape::mad: I dont kill them though, they run away if u push them too much...hhahahaa.

Long back we had a neighbour who had a small poultry in his house. Cobras visited their house often:lol::help:
finally they got fed up & got rid of the poultry:bigclap:

LUVMIRZA
Sep 22nd, 2011, 09:22 AM
Yep. Bees and spiders are our friends.

We'd be knee deep in insects (that would be munch up our crops) if it wasn't for spiders. I read somewhere that all the chemicals in the world aren't as efficient at killing insects as spiders.

http://www.bighairyspiders.com/pix/cobalt1.jpg

And they're pretty.

I mean not Lena with bangs pretty, but then what is?


It looks beautiful...should be poisonous?

Maria rocks
Sep 22nd, 2011, 09:25 AM
such a hilarious thread:haha::yeah: Reading thru it I realized that DaveRobertson is a sadist like my sis:tape: She loved killing wasps:lol:

Here, we dont have huge spiders coming into ur house often. very small ones:D but I hate lizards. They are creepy, ugly and like to eat mosquitoes,spiders or watever insects they can find... get into ur house wenever they get a chance:tape::mad: I dont kill them though, they run away if u push them too much...hhahahaa.

Long back we had a neighbour who had a small poultry in his house. Cobras visited their house often:lol::help:
finally they got fed up & got rid of the poultry:bigclap:

Wow no big spiders?? Can i live with you during spider season then??;):lol:

Maria rocks
Sep 22nd, 2011, 09:25 AM
Yep. Bees and spiders are our friends.

We'd be knee deep in insects (that would be munch up our crops) if it wasn't for spiders. I read somewhere that all the chemicals in the world aren't as efficient at killing insects as spiders.

http://www.bighairyspiders.com/pix/cobalt1.jpg

And they're pretty.

I mean not Lena with bangs pretty, but then what is?

ewwwwww hate them:eek:

Dani12
Sep 22nd, 2011, 09:29 AM
Spiders like that give me the same feeling when I open up the bread that I forgot was in the pantry, and it's growing green and white fur.

miffedmax
Sep 22nd, 2011, 01:03 PM
It looks beautiful...should be poisonous?

It's a tarantula, and not especially venomous. Most of them are just brown or black.

Lena's bangs.

Ashi
Sep 22nd, 2011, 01:24 PM
I've never seen any large spiders where I live. If one of them manages to get into my home, they are pretty small.

Well, spiders are not that scary when there are snakes around. I saw a King Cobra in my garden just last week. :scared:

And wasps can give pretty nasty bites! :(

LUVMIRZA
Sep 22nd, 2011, 01:55 PM
I've never seen any large spiders where I live. If one of them manages to get into my home, they are pretty small.

Well, spiders are not that scary when there are snakes around. I saw a King Cobra in my garden just last week. :scared:

And wasps can give pretty nasty bites! :(

wat the hell:speakles: u live in Mumbai...dont u? King Cobra:help::tape::rolleyes::scared:

LUVMIRZA
Sep 22nd, 2011, 01:57 PM
Wow no big spiders?? Can i live with you during spider season then??;):lol:

please do;):lol:

Ashi
Sep 22nd, 2011, 02:42 PM
wat the hell:speakles: u live in Mumbai...dont u? King Cobra:help::tape::rolleyes::scared:

Yes, I do. I live in the suburbs. I also happen to have an independent home with a garden and coconut plantation. I know it's pretty rare in Mumbai these days. :p

I mean the Cobra wasn't half bad as the Russell's viper. :help: I remember it so well, the hissing was so loud in the garden that we had to call the helpline to get snake caught by the authorities.

I was kid then though. :lol:

Super Dave
Sep 22nd, 2011, 02:58 PM
One of these fell into my hair this morning in another office :( :( :(

http://3.bp.blogspot.com/_EFO0ccULTAs/S7T5F_q9BWI/AAAAAAAAAF4/6fH_XdvrAXg/s1600/housecentipede.jpg

Ashi
Sep 22nd, 2011, 03:00 PM
What the heck is that? I bet it didn't survive that fall Dave? :oh: :lol:

Super Dave
Sep 22nd, 2011, 03:03 PM
What the heck is that? I bet it didn't survive that fall Dave? :oh: :lol:

Centipede. The other guy's eyes got big and he pointed at my head so I reached up and got a handful of centipede. Creeped me out.

Super Dave
Sep 22nd, 2011, 03:08 PM
Now I'm sitting here scratching with this stupid song in my head :(

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miffedmax
Sep 22nd, 2011, 04:46 PM
I've never seen any large spiders where I live. If one of them manages to get into my home, they are pretty small.

Well, spiders are not that scary when there are snakes around. I saw a King Cobra in my garden just last week. :scared:

And wasps can give pretty nasty bites! :(

Wasp bites are more painful than any spider bite I've ever had.

Cobras! Yikes! I did encounter a coral snake when I was a kid. It was more scared of my dad, my brother and me, so it beat a hasty retreat. I also have seen water mocassins, but from far enough away to be pretty calm about it.

Some of my neighbors have seen bobcats, but I never have. I'd like to see a bobcat.

Lena's bangs.

Mary Cherry.
Sep 22nd, 2011, 05:09 PM
Wasps bite as well as sting? :scared:

nevetssllim
Sep 22nd, 2011, 06:07 PM
YES me too :cheer: One of the many perks of winter.

But, in terms of preparing for next summer, is there any country in the world that doesn't have any creepy crawlies whatsover? I'd like to move there.

Greenland, perhaps? :p

Djezonfly
Sep 22nd, 2011, 06:15 PM
I think Ireland, New Zealand and Iceland don't have any snakes. As for spiders, they exist pretty much everywhere :p

antonella
Sep 22nd, 2011, 06:42 PM
No snakes in the Hawaiian Islands either. Somebody once wrote a book called: 'The Snakes of Hawaii' that had only binding with no pages, and got orders from libraries including the U.S. Library of Congress requesting copies.

miffedmax
Sep 22nd, 2011, 07:22 PM
Wasps bite as well as sting? :scared:

Some of us not-so-proper English speakers use the terms interchangeably with insect attacks. Just like we spell "color" wrong.

Just to piss you Brits off. :p

Lena's bangs.

(Actually,it's the damn Canadians who will drive you crazy. My son is in school there and he says there is no rhyme or reason as to when they use the British or American spelling of a word).

Wigglytuff
Sep 22nd, 2011, 07:24 PM
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?????

GET A CAT!!!

seriously. we had all kinds of bugs and alive things. and we got a purebread maine coon kitten from a shelter (SCORE!!!) two years ago. let me tell you. any, spider, fly bug of any kind is killed and eaten by her within 30 seconds of her seeing it.

the first time she killed it was sooo cute, she was scared by her own amazingness. now, we dont have spiders. we have a cat a kills spiders.

Wigglytuff
Sep 22nd, 2011, 07:26 PM
Some of us not-so-proper English speakers use the terms interchangeably with insect attacks. Just like we spell "color" wrong.

Just to piss you Brits off. :p

Lena's bangs.

(Actually,it's the damn Canadians who will drive you crazy. My son is in school there and he says there is no rhyme or reason as to when they use the British or American spelling of a word).

oh thats insane!!! UGH! thats like bisexuals and independents PICK A TEAM AND STICK TO IT!!!

Wigglytuff
Sep 22nd, 2011, 07:27 PM
yeah i went there, and WHAT!!!

tennislover
Sep 22nd, 2011, 07:28 PM
I find spiders...lovely :awww:

miffedmax
Sep 22nd, 2011, 07:35 PM
I find spiders...lovely :awww:

Finally, someone else comes to their defense.

Apoleb
Sep 22nd, 2011, 08:11 PM
I liked them when I used to kill them. I found them really smart. They had fast reflexes and they knew exactly where to hide.

HOWEVER, and that's a big however, most of the ones I have dealt with are those useless thing legged ones. I'm not sure how I'll react in real life when I have to deal with the fleshy, hairy ones. They do look pretty in picture. I agree though they are not on the level of Kim Clijsters cockroaches.

Bismarck.
Sep 22nd, 2011, 08:31 PM
I used to find spiders really interesting, but now I absolutely hate them. I don't know what's inspired this change, but I'm just really not into them. Maybe it's because the only ones you find in this country are quite ugly, whereas tarantulae are quite beautiful to me, as far as spiders go.

Still, they don't freak me out as much as octopi and squid do. :scared:

Bismarck.
Sep 22nd, 2011, 08:33 PM
Also, don't kill bees, people! Their population has dwindled significantly in the past 10 years alone and they are responsible for the pollination of one quarter of the crops which are then used in food production throughout the world.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_crop_plants_pollinated_by_bees

Maria rocks
Sep 23rd, 2011, 09:50 AM
One of these fell into my hair this morning in another office :( :( :(

http://3.bp.blogspot.com/_EFO0ccULTAs/S7T5F_q9BWI/AAAAAAAAAF4/6fH_XdvrAXg/s1600/housecentipede.jpg

:eek::eek: i would have died!!!!!

Maria rocks
Sep 23rd, 2011, 09:50 AM
Daddy longlegs are another insect i hate they are like spiders that fly uggggh NASTY

Dani12
Sep 23rd, 2011, 10:23 AM
Daddy longlegs are another insect i hate they are like spiders that fly uggggh NASTY

Daddy longlegs fly?? Since when? :confused:

LUVMIRZA
Sep 23rd, 2011, 10:33 AM
Yes, I do. I live in the suburbs. I also happen to have an independent home with a garden and coconut plantation. I know it's pretty rare in Mumbai these days. :p

I mean the Cobra wasn't half bad as the Russell's viper. :help: I remember it so well, the hissing was so loud in the garden that we had to call the helpline to get snake caught by the authorities.

I was kid then though. :lol:

that explains it then:lol: good to live in a greeny place:yeah: Russel's Viper is the worst of 'em if I rememebr wat I saw on Discovery Channel:p

LUVMIRZA
Sep 23rd, 2011, 10:39 AM
Wasp bites are more painful than any spider bite I've ever had.

Cobras! Yikes! I did encounter a coral snake when I was a kid. It was more scared of my dad, my brother and me, so it beat a hasty retreat. I also have seen water mocassins, but from far enough away to be pretty calm about it.

Some of my neighbors have seen bobcats, but I never have. I'd like to see a bobcat.Lena's bangs.

I stayed in NJ this January and was lucky to spot a Bobcat one evng in the Hotel parking area:D

LUVMIRZA
Sep 23rd, 2011, 10:44 AM
GET A CAT!!!

seriously. we had all kinds of bugs and alive things. and we got a purebread maine coon kitten from a shelter (SCORE!!!) two years ago. let me tell you. any, spider, fly bug of any kind is killed and eaten by her within 30 seconds of her seeing it.

the first time she killed it was sooo cute, she was scared by her own amazingness. now, we dont have spiders. we have a cat a kills spiders.


thats very cute:lol:

Back home in my native, my mom & my nieces are very fond of a cat that visits our back yard often (we dont own her though). It comes to our house wenever she feels hungry and meows for food especially wen she smells fish u can count on her to visit:lol: beautiful she is. My dad wont allow her into the house otherwise she'd have been ours:mad: He likes dogs not cats.

Maria rocks
Sep 26th, 2011, 07:30 AM
My sister got a cat but she plays with Spiders doesn't eat them ha ha

nevetssllim
Sep 26th, 2011, 08:02 AM
Daddy longlegs are another insect i hate they are like spiders that fly uggggh NASTY

I think you mean crane flies.

Mary Cherry.
Sep 26th, 2011, 12:53 PM
Some of us not-so-proper English speakers use the terms interchangeably with insect attacks. Just like we spell "color" wrong.

Just to piss you Brits off. :p

Lena's bangs.

(Actually,it's the damn Canadians who will drive you crazy. My son is in school there and he says there is no rhyme or reason as to when they use the British or American spelling of a word).

Do Canadians wear pants or trousers? Or both? Hopefully not neither.

Dominic
Sep 26th, 2011, 03:31 PM
Hopefully not neither.

Why not :confused:

Dani12
Sep 26th, 2011, 04:18 PM
Why not :confused:

You'd be hanging brain, brother.

Maria rocks
Oct 5th, 2011, 10:45 AM
I think you mean crane flies.

Yep same thing.

Otlichno
Oct 5th, 2011, 11:46 AM
Spiders are awesome! Can't wait to go to Australia. :cheer:

The only things which absolutely terrify me are bees, wasps, hornets and....cockroaches.

Don't get me started on those fucking things! :mad:

miffedmax
Oct 5th, 2011, 01:40 PM
Do Canadians wear pants or trousers? Or both? Hopefully not neither.

In January? Longjohns and pants. (At least that's what transplanted Texans wear).

It's cold enough to even freeze the bangs of a good Moscow girl!

Maria rocks
Oct 5th, 2011, 02:36 PM
Spiders are awesome! Can't wait to go to Australia. :cheer:

The only things which absolutely terrify me are bees, wasps, hornets and....cockroaches.

Don't get me started on those fucking things! :mad:

Oh yeah cockroaches are horrible things.

John.
Oct 5th, 2011, 04:14 PM
Spiders don't bother me as much as things that fly.

Wasps :scared:

Wigglytuff
Oct 5th, 2011, 04:43 PM
My sister got a cat but she plays with Spiders doesn't eat them ha ha

shameful!!!:lol: :lol: :lol:

Mary Cherry.
Oct 5th, 2011, 10:00 PM
I hate that wasps are still around in the UK now because of this stupid period of hot weather we've just had :o I can't wait for the snow to come and kill them all off.

Super Dave
Oct 6th, 2011, 12:26 PM
I hate that wasps are still around in the UK now because of this stupid period of hot weather we've just had :o I can't wait for the snow to come and kill them all off.

That's what I hate about unusually warm fall weather here, too. The bees are all over the place - 'Yellowjackets' are very nasty in autumn. It's supposed to be 25 C this weekend and they will be out in full force.