Don't play with spiders...

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  1. ponycar17

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  2. Deputy Dawg

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    I do not like spiders,but the little house spiders are ok.Yes I did jump too.
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    I agree Deputy Dog. If I had a spider of that size in my house I'd really consider AT LEAST .22 rat shot to use on it! :eek: Sheet rock is easy enough to repair. ;)
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    Everything that grows in Australia is weird, dangerous and oversized.
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    i thought that was texas .. ;)
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    ponycart, If I found a spider that big in my house it would be no 22 nothing, it would be a 12 gauge with an ounce and a 1/8 of 8s. Then I would fix the drywall, carpet or what ever, but the spider would be gonzo.:D

    Ron
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    I didnt jump, I actually thought that was funny. If that was a funnel web from Australia he better have went to the hospital VERY fast.
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    huntsman will give you a good case of double ended evacuations ;)

    dehydration is the big worry other than that its the embarrassment and uncomforableness of blowing both ends at once .. but its over in a couple hours if your smart

    funny thing is kids dont get as sick , they throw up get a feveer and be ok in 2-4 hours
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    As far as spiders go, it is a beauty. You don't have to believe this, but what we call common house spiders, are that big here. Not harmful, just spooky.

    After dad's reaction, the kid will probably be terrified of all of them.
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    yeah , i seen some in Louisiana that where huge as big as any we get here

    just our's will kill you ;) or make you bloody sick for a while and the necrosis inducing one ones , they scare me worst of all ... , they dont kill you , just make you rot to death over 10-20 years with a bad bite .. a light one will leave with ulcer type wounds for life that dont heal
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    sorry to hear eh , hope they aint common ...

    them necrotisers , errrrr pass... kill em on sight! , go chemical warfare on em big time! , no surrender !!!
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    Unfortunately , the brown recluse ,or "fiddleback" spider is extremely common here. They also love to get into clothing or any dark place(hence the name recluse) to hide.I took down my shop apron last year to do some work and after I got it all tied up, a fiddleback dropped out the bottom! I check all my hanging cloths or stored ones verrrry carefully now! I actually prefer to see a Blackwidow as they make a very easily recognizable web.:eek:
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    There is not even the most remote chance that I would EVER get that close to a monstrosity like that. Make me nauseated just thinking about it. In fact there's no way I'd live anywhere where such a creature exists. :bleh:
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    Don't worry about me playing with those critters. ''YUK;;
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