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2013-01-17 05:37:43 PM
That was funny. Creeeeeeepy, but funny.
 
2013-01-17 05:55:18 PM
it got a chuckle out of me... not because of the voice over but because of what the spider was actually doing.
 
2013-01-17 06:17:22 PM
Grown men afraid of spiders is the sissiest thing on the internet.
 
2013-01-17 06:23:54 PM
That was pretty cute.
 
2013-01-17 06:29:12 PM

robbiex0r: Grown men afraid of spiders is the sissiest thing on the internet.


You know there's gay porn the internet, right? Like, really gay porn. Drag queen porn.

/ Do not GIS drag queen porn
 
2013-01-17 07:13:14 PM
I like when his voice got muffled.
 
2013-01-17 07:45:12 PM
That right there is a good argument for keeping a shotgun in the house.

/if in doubt, nuke it from orbit too
 
2013-01-17 08:04:09 PM
That was pretty awesome.
 
2013-01-17 08:05:42 PM
dumbimages.net
 
2013-01-17 08:09:23 PM

Grand_Moff_Joseph: That right there is a good argument for keeping a shotgun catin the house.

/if in doubt, nuke it from orbit too


FTFY

I never see bugs in the place.  They are whacked and eaten straight away by the little furry predators.
 
2013-01-17 08:12:18 PM
Was anyone else just waiting for that spider to launch itself at the camera?
 
2013-01-17 08:14:37 PM
I normally cannot stand spiders, but that made me laugh.
 
2013-01-17 08:16:52 PM

thismomentinblackhistory: Was anyone else just waiting for that spider to launch itself at the camera?


Going by the headline & thread comments, I fully expected that to happen.

Still a funny video though.
 
2013-01-17 08:17:04 PM
Spiders that put themselves to bed make great pets.
 
2013-01-17 08:26:26 PM

thismomentinblackhistory: Was anyone else just waiting for that spider to launch itself at the camera?


Yeah, but then it got all cute at the end. :/
 
2013-01-17 08:29:36 PM

robbiex0r: Grown men afraid of spiders is the sissiest thing on the internet.


ponies.
 
2013-01-17 08:39:29 PM
The Brown Recluse: A.K.A. Greta Garbonicus
 
2013-01-17 08:48:48 PM
 
2013-01-17 09:10:30 PM
*before clicking on thread*

Spider thread?


*after clicking on thread*

SPIDER THREAD, AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAH!


/flees
 
2013-01-17 09:11:47 PM

robbiex0r: Grown men afraid of spiders is the sissiest thing on the internet.


Not true.  I'm terrified of mice, too.
 
2013-01-17 09:12:32 PM

robbiex0r: Grown men afraid of spiders is the sissiest thing on the internet.


DON'T CARE, STILL RUNNING
 
2013-01-17 09:14:23 PM
Great. Just great. Now I'm never walking anywhere again.

/will live and die in my spider-free house
 
2013-01-17 09:18:37 PM

miss diminutive: my spider-free house


Does such a palatial paradise exist?
 
2013-01-17 09:20:59 PM

robbiex0r: Grown men afraid of spiders is the sissiest thing on the internet.


I used to be ashamed of my fear of spiders and then one day I woke Tucson with a spider bite on my ding dong, a plane to catch, and mr schlong swollen up to the size of a cantalope.

Thank the babby Jesus my joystick didn't explode at 10,000 feet.
 
2013-01-17 09:22:45 PM

miss diminutive: will live and die in my spider-free house


Whatever helps you sleep while the spiders crawl all over you
 
2013-01-17 09:23:32 PM
Pfft, I killed a spider bigger than that in my bathroom last night, third one this week; thing was a cub.

/Australian
//not kidding
 
2013-01-17 09:41:14 PM
All I could think of, besides mild terror, was this:

t0.gstatic.com

Good sing ze lady spidair stay away, non?
 
2013-01-17 09:45:28 PM

Toshiro Mifune's Letter Opener: /flees


Not flees, spider.
 
2013-01-17 09:47:45 PM
"How Not to be Seen", spider version.
 
2013-01-17 09:48:04 PM
I'M HAVING PROLBEMS WITH LITERACY, GOOBERMCFLY
 
2013-01-17 10:42:36 PM

shanrick: http://i.imgur.com/ciRwj.gif


Pure awesome!
 
2013-01-17 10:46:14 PM
upload.wikimedia.org
 
2013-01-17 10:49:48 PM

vartian: robbiex0r: Grown men afraid of spiders is the sissiest thing on the internet.

You know there's gay porn the internet, right? Like, really gay porn. Drag queen porn.

/ Do not GIS drag queen porn


I'm sure he knows aaaaaaaaaall about the gay porn already...
 
2013-01-17 10:49:58 PM

Toshiro Mifune's Letter Opener: miss diminutive: my spider-free house

Does such a palatial paradise exist?


Probably only in my mind.

*ignorance is bliss* *ignorance is bliss* *ignorance is bliss*
 
2013-01-17 10:50:41 PM
i773.photobucket.com
 
2013-01-17 10:50:57 PM
That spider acts like my cat.
 
2013-01-17 10:52:16 PM
Hmm, a corpser from gears of war?
 
2013-01-17 10:53:36 PM
media1.gameinformer.com
// defends itself with legs in front ... burrows through the ground
 
2013-01-17 10:56:41 PM

Nefarious: miss diminutive: will live and die in my spider-free house

Whatever helps you sleep while the spiders crawl all over you


And have sex on her face while she sleeps.Don't click this Link MissD
 
2013-01-17 11:00:13 PM

Lsherm: robbiex0r: Grown men afraid of spiders is the sissiest thing on the internet.

Not true.  I'm terrified of mice, too.


I had a mouse charge me once. Wasn't prepared for that bold tactical move. Hilarity DID ensue.
 
2013-01-17 11:10:37 PM
Made it through about 1.5 seconds of that. Don't know why I even clicked.

fark T H A T.
 
2013-01-17 11:15:10 PM

shanrick: http://i.imgur.com/ciRwj.gif


You win the nets.
 
2013-01-17 11:16:37 PM

Precision Boobery: Made it through about 1.5 seconds of that. Don't know why I even clicked.

fark T H A T.


It's not that bad. It merely launches itself at the guy's face and detaches his retina.
 
2013-01-17 11:16:52 PM
I just dont get the irrational fear some of you have regarding spiders.
 
2013-01-17 11:18:28 PM
Awwww such a cute wee murder machine...

My props go out to the jumping spiders though. Web spinners and hidey ambush predators like this, they are impressive, but jumping spiders, they say "Screw this! I'mma just run up and murder the crap out of some bug, and eat it RIGHT THERE!"   Most are tiny, but you have to admire these little buggers for having HUGE cojones. And they've been doing it for over 50 million years.
 
2013-01-17 11:20:59 PM

miss diminutive: Great. Just great. Now I'm never walking anywhere again.

/will live and die in my spider-free house


You best make room for one more because I will be moving in at the beginning of the week.

/survived a childhood FILLED with spiders
 
2013-01-17 11:22:55 PM
OH MY GOD

Now I'm going to have to spend the next 2 hours patrolling the apartment for spiders armed with a spray bottle of tilex.

Vid related, it's my black doppelganger: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a6z63qngF4c
 
2013-01-17 11:25:58 PM
That spider really loves his cocaine.
 
2013-01-17 11:26:25 PM

reklamfox: miss diminutive: Great. Just great. Now I'm never walking anywhere again.

/will live and die in my spider-free house

You best make room for one more because I will be moving in at the beginning of the week.

/survived a childhood FILLED with spiders


I hate to break it to y'all, but there are several species of spiders that have pretty much moved into the role of "house spiders" and have been doing so pretty much along with us as a species, because our domiciles are fantastic hunting grounds for critters that have pretty much become synonymous with human habitation. You see them, that means that critters of a less than generous nature where your foodstuffs and skin flakes and crumbs and such are concerned, and certainly all the biomass that works up in the walls, under the floors, and in your basements and attics, or just above the ceiling boards. BTW: the spiders are the good guys in these wee dramas, and hooking you up by playing predator to pests. Just sayin'...
 
2013-01-17 11:26:59 PM

reklamfox: survived a childhood FILLED with spiders


Did you have them surgically removed or did they eat their way out?
 
2013-01-17 11:28:04 PM

cmunic8r99: [dumbimages.net image 751x575]


It better NOT be cured, otherwise how he gonna wipe?
 
2013-01-17 11:29:04 PM
d24w6bsrhbeh9d.cloudfront.net
 
2013-01-17 11:29:12 PM

Toshiro Mifune's Letter Opener: *before clicking on thread*

Spider thread?


*after clicking on thread*

SPIDER THREAD, AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAH!


/flees


blog.edgepestcontrol.com
 
2013-01-17 11:32:56 PM
And you didn't know spiders could bury themselves subby? What do you think trap-door spiders are!?!?

Spiders move however the fark they want cuz they spiders. They move like crabs, like robots... hell this one moves like a wheel.... after burying itself.
 
2013-01-17 11:34:38 PM

HotWingAgenda: reklamfox: survived a childhood FILLED with spiders

Did you have them surgically removed or did they eat their way out?


i49.tinypic.com
ACTUAL PHOTO
 
2013-01-17 11:36:05 PM

miss diminutive: Great. Just great. Now I'm never walking anywhere again.

/will live and die in my spider-free house


Oh how cute, you think such a thing exists. Enjoy eating spiders while you sleep when they aren't crawling all over your face!
 
2013-01-17 11:37:25 PM
files.abovetopsecret.com
 
2013-01-17 11:39:55 PM

hubiestubert: reklamfox: miss diminutive: Great. Just great. Now I'm never walking anywhere again.

/will live and die in my spider-free house

You best make room for one more because I will be moving in at the beginning of the week.

/survived a childhood FILLED with spiders

I hate to break it to y'all, but there are several species of spiders that have pretty much moved into the role of "house spiders" and have been doing so pretty much along with us as a species, because our domiciles are fantastic hunting grounds for critters that have pretty much become synonymous with human habitation. You see them, that means that critters of a less than generous nature where your foodstuffs and skin flakes and crumbs and such are concerned, and certainly all the biomass that works up in the walls, under the floors, and in your basements and attics, or just above the ceiling boards. BTW: the spiders are the good guys in these wee dramas, and hooking you up by playing predator to pests. Just sayin'...


Geez, I figured it was pretty obvious that was a joke. Of course I don't REALLY believe that such a spider-free paradise exists, but a girl can dream.
 
2013-01-17 11:41:34 PM
i78.photobucket.com
 
2013-01-17 11:43:46 PM
Sweet dreams!
www.gotricities.com
 
2013-01-17 11:45:59 PM

snuff3r: Pfft, I killed a spider bigger than that in my bathroom last night, third one this week; thing was a cub.

/Australian
//not kidding


When I first read Terry Pratchett's satire on Australia, I thought he was making stuff up about how every animal was dangerous. Then I went down there to visit friends for a month, and realized it wasn't a joke.

/didn't see spiders, but I had my fill of jack jumpers
 
2013-01-17 11:48:09 PM

AbiNormal: [files.abovetopsecret.com image 850x637]


You've got hairy arms.
 
2013-01-17 11:48:24 PM

This Face Left Blank: I had a mouse charge me once. Wasn't prepared for that bold tactical move. Hilarity DID ensue.


Sir, the odds of a mouse surviving a direct assault on an imperial human are....

/never tell him the odds?
 
2013-01-17 11:51:08 PM

Meethos: I just dont get the irrational fear some of you have regarding spiders.


It's an evolutionary thing.

The two animals that man fears the most are spiders and snakes because those are the two classes of animals that possess the most lethal venom.

So we have evolved a subconscious yet omnipresent natural fear of them. They can kill.
 
2013-01-17 11:53:21 PM
This thread is making me itchy.
 
2013-01-17 11:55:30 PM

dookdookdook: OH MY GOD

Now I'm going to have to spend the next 2 hours patrolling the apartment for spiders armed with a spray bottle of tilex.

Vid related, it's my black doppelganger: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a6z63qngF4c


Did you see the video earlier this week of a spider killed by a spray of bug spray only to have a worm wriggle spiral its way out? I swear to god the worm looked bigger than the spider. Anyways, rethink the spray approach.
 
2013-01-17 11:57:15 PM
At first I wasn't sure whether to be terrified, or to laugh, but after AbiNormal's pics I'm swinging back to terrified. I don't mind seeing spiders so much, but the feeling of a critter crawling on my creeps me the hell out.
 
2013-01-18 12:00:39 AM
I would post the Emergency Spider System broadcast, but I'm over 6 hours late.

Oh well.
 
2013-01-18 12:01:02 AM

Uchiha_Cycliste: dookdookdook: OH MY GOD

Now I'm going to have to spend the next 2 hours patrolling the apartment for spiders armed with a spray bottle of tilex.

Vid related, it's my black doppelganger: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a6z63qngF4c

Did you see the video earlier this week of a spider killed by a spray of bug spray only to have a worm wriggle spiral its way out? I swear to god the worm looked bigger than the spider. Anyways, rethink the spray approach.


That was one farked up video. I've seen all sorts of nasty stuff on the net but that one seriously creeped me out...thanks...haha
 
2013-01-18 12:06:24 AM

Uchiha_Cycliste: dookdookdook: OH MY GOD

Now I'm going to have to spend the next 2 hours patrolling the apartment for spiders armed with a spray bottle of tilex.

Vid related, it's my black doppelganger: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a6z63qngF4c

Did you see the video earlier this week of a spider killed by a spray of bug spray only to have a worm wriggle spiral its way out? I swear to god the worm looked bigger than the spider. Anyways, rethink the spray approach.


I've never found a spray that spiders don't shrug off and walk away from - including spray supposedly formulated for spiders. Household cleaners with surfactants seem to work OK on most bugs, but again, not as well on spiders. Hardy, tough buggers.
 
2013-01-18 12:06:39 AM

miss diminutive: This thread is making me itchy.


That's just the spider creeping up your leg right now.
 
2013-01-18 12:07:38 AM
I have no problem with spiders, but I freak out around ants.  The smaller the ants are, the more I freak out.
 
2013-01-18 12:10:50 AM
That is cocaine spider and he's been around.
 
2013-01-18 12:15:30 AM
I like spiders. I used to let them build webs in my bedroom when I was a teen. Not because I was goth or anything like that, but because they were VERY good at keeping the # of mosquitoes down.
 
2013-01-18 12:20:57 AM

This Face Left Blank: Uchiha_Cycliste: dookdookdook: OH MY GOD

Now I'm going to have to spend the next 2 hours patrolling the apartment for spiders armed with a spray bottle of tilex.

Vid related, it's my black doppelganger: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a6z63qngF4c

Did you see the video earlier this week of a spider killed by a spray of bug spray only to have a worm wriggle spiral its way out? I swear to god the worm looked bigger than the spider. Anyways, rethink the spray approach.

I've never found a spray that spiders don't shrug off and walk away from - including spray supposedly formulated for spiders. Household cleaners with surfactants seem to work OK on most bugs, but again, not as well on spiders. Hardy, tough buggers.


interesting and useful observation. I suppose it just reinforces the idea to not use a spray but to use an army boot, or a tactical nuclear weapon, it's the only way to be sure.
 
2013-01-18 12:26:31 AM

AbiNormal: [i78.photobucket.com image 799x619]


Yeah, that critter...here's what his mouth looks like.

i50.tinypic.com


I hear they like warm dark places such as bedsheets and slippers.
 
2013-01-18 12:29:31 AM

xanadian: I like spiders. I used to let them build webs in my bedroom when I was a teen. Not because I was goth or anything like that, but because they were VERY good at keeping the # of mosquitoes down.


Interesting, I'll keep that in mind. My usual tactic is to live in a building with doors.
 
2013-01-18 12:30:16 AM
I really dislike spiders, but that was pretty funny.

That being said, fark you all for the disturbing spider pics!
 
2013-01-18 12:35:18 AM

Tellingthem: Uchiha_Cycliste: dookdookdook: OH MY GOD

Now I'm going to have to spend the next 2 hours patrolling the apartment for spiders armed with a spray bottle of tilex.

Vid related, it's my black doppelganger: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a6z63qngF4c

Did you see the video earlier this week of a spider killed by a spray of bug spray only to have a worm wriggle spiral its way out? I swear to god the worm looked bigger than the spider. Anyways, rethink the spray approach.

That was one farked up video. I've seen all sorts of nasty stuff on the net but that one seriously creeped me out...thanks...haha


That was a horsehair worm and they are really gross. I came across one a while back inside a roach. I came home one day and walked into my livingroom to see this roach just hanging out on the carpet in the middle of the room not moving or running away. When I stomped it one of those worms came out and was about 3in long. Scared the crap out of me. Apparantly they hijack a bugs brain and send it to seek out water to drown itself in so the worm can swim away free. Creepy little farks.

/CSB
 
2013-01-18 12:38:05 AM

Uchiha_Cycliste: Did you see the video earlier this week of a spider killed by a spray of bug spray only to have a worm wriggle spiral its way out? I swear to god the worm looked bigger than the spider. Anyways, rethink the spray approach.


Oh no, the Tilex is just to stun/drench/immobilize it long enough for me to catch it and turn it into a disgusting smear on the wall (and then later to clean up the smear)
 
2013-01-18 12:48:22 AM

dookdookdook: Uchiha_Cycliste: Did you see the video earlier this week of a spider killed by a spray of bug spray only to have a worm wriggle spiral its way out? I swear to god the worm looked bigger than the spider. Anyways, rethink the spray approach.

Oh no, the Tilex is just to stun/drench/immobilize it long enough for me to catch it and turn it into a disgusting smear on the wall (and then later to clean up the smear)


I'm glad you have a plan. Good luck! And we're all counting on you. Surely your plan can't fail.
 
2013-01-18 12:50:10 AM

reklamfox: Tellingthem: Uchiha_Cycliste: dookdookdook: OH MY GOD

Now I'm going to have to spend the next 2 hours patrolling the apartment for spiders armed with a spray bottle of tilex.

Vid related, it's my black doppelganger: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a6z63qngF4c

Did you see the video earlier this week of a spider killed by a spray of bug spray only to have a worm wriggle spiral its way out? I swear to god the worm looked bigger than the spider. Anyways, rethink the spray approach.

That was one farked up video. I've seen all sorts of nasty stuff on the net but that one seriously creeped me out...thanks...haha

That was a horsehair worm and they are really gross. I came across one a while back inside a roach. I came home one day and walked into my livingroom to see this roach just hanging out on the carpet in the middle of the room not moving or running away. When I stomped it one of those worms came out and was about 3in long. Scared the crap out of me. Apparantly they hijack a bugs brain and send it to seek out water to drown itself in so the worm can swim away free. Creepy little farks.

/CSB


It sure was gross. And I'm astonished at how much bigger that parasitic little asshole looked than the spider. How does that happen? It was like 10 pounds of slimy little yuck in a 5 pound victim.
 
2013-01-18 12:51:35 AM

xanadian: I like spiders. I used to let them build webs in my bedroom when I was a teen. Not because I was goth or anything like that, but because they were VERY good at keeping the # of mosquitoes down.


I never understood that logic.

It's like keeping a Crip in your house to keep the Bloods away.
 
2013-01-18 12:52:36 AM

Uchiha_Cycliste:
Did you see the video earlier this week of a spider killed by a spray of bug spray only to have a worm wriggle spiral its way out? I swear to god the worm looked bigger than the spider. Anyways, rethink the spray approach.


Now I need to search for this video.
 
2013-01-18 12:52:39 AM
CSS:

Normally I don't have a problem with spiders (especially ones on a computer screen; seriously you guys are that wimpy??), but I lived in Texas for about a year and a half cumulatively. I knew at some point I was going to see a spider about the size of my palm, and I also knew it would end up in a corner, the hardest fricking spot in a house to kill one because there's no way you can get a boot in there; I don't wear pointed shoes.

So I grab the handle of this broom and I think to myself that one of three things is going to happen:

1) The spider will run across the wall, into the closet, and I'll have a helluva time finding it.
2) It will run down the wall, at which point I'm free to smash it as many times as I need to until it's dead
3) It will run right down the broomstick; at me. . . (dummy me didn't think of what to do if that happened)

I stab at it, and, of course, it runs down the broomstick. I let out the most girly scream I've ever screamed in my life (usually I sound more like a guy yelling ARRG! than a girl), throw the broomstick on the floor, and stomp the fark out of the spider. I ended up with a half-dollar-sized mass of parts on the bottom of my shoe, which I show my then-husband when he gets home. I felt slightly better when he (6'1, 375 lbs) lets out a similarly girly-type scream.

Good times.

/end CSS
 
2013-01-18 12:54:36 AM

ThrobblefootSpectre: AbiNormal: [i78.photobucket.com image 799x619]

Yeah, that critter...here's what his mouth looks like.

[i50.tinypic.com image 399x315]


I hear they like warm dark places such as bedsheets and slippers.


You mean, "that's what her mouth looks like." You can tell by the lack of hooks on the front legs and clearly she's wearing lipstick.
 
2013-01-18 12:54:51 AM
ArmednHammered:

i773.photobucket.com

They tried that. It only made the problem worse.

bloximages.chicago2.vip.townnews.com
 
2013-01-18 12:56:58 AM
Spider thread! Time to tell my terrifying story again! You may have read it in another spider thread!

I was smoking and reading a book on the back porch late one night when I lived with my mom and it was well after midnight. I felt something brush my cheek and just wiped it away and didn't think anything of it. A few moments later it was back and I brushed again. After the third time I was getting suspicious, so I looked up to my left there, slowly falling towards me like like they're Easy Company and the rest of the 101st airborne parachuting into France, is a large cloud of black widow babies falling at me. I was pretty freaked out for the rest of the night and would randomly start brushing myself furiously when I felt anything.

/other than that I love spiders, they kill real bugs so I don't have to
//csb
 
2013-01-18 01:00:18 AM

roflmaonow: Uchiha_Cycliste:
Did you see the video earlier this week of a spider killed by a spray of bug spray only to have a worm wriggle spiral its way out? I swear to god the worm looked bigger than the spider. Anyways, rethink the spray approach.

Now I need to search for this video.


Here: video


Thread
 
2013-01-18 01:09:25 AM

Uchiha_Cycliste: roflmaonow: Uchiha_Cycliste:
Did you see the video earlier this week of a spider killed by a spray of bug spray only to have a worm wriggle spiral its way out? I swear to god the worm looked bigger than the spider. Anyways, rethink the spray approach.

Now I need to search for this video.

Here: video


Thread


WTF! How the hell can that big of a worm live in that tiny of a body. Yeesh. Thanks for the link.
 
2013-01-18 01:12:24 AM
Spiders are cool and they eat bugs. And they don't bother me if I don't bother them.
 But my friend wipes away their webs and stomps them.

I sleep well at night.
My friend stays awake wondering if they crawl in his ears.

I don't have bugs in my ears, so i sleep well.
 
2013-01-18 01:13:02 AM

Wise_Guy: xanadian: I like spiders. I used to let them build webs in my bedroom when I was a teen. Not because I was goth or anything like that, but because they were VERY good at keeping the # of mosquitoes down.

I never understood that logic.

It's like keeping a Crip in your house to keep the Bloods away.


Hey man, don't dis Latrelle. He does a good job, and I get to claim him on my tax returns as a dependent.
 
2013-01-18 01:14:57 AM

roflmaonow: Uchiha_Cycliste: roflmaonow: Uchiha_Cycliste:
Did you see the video earlier this week of a spider killed by a spray of bug spray only to have a worm wriggle spiral its way out? I swear to god the worm looked bigger than the spider. Anyways, rethink the spray approach.

Now I need to search for this video.

Here: video


Thread

WTF! How the hell can that big of a worm live in that tiny of a body. Yeesh. Thanks for the link.


Right?!?
 
2013-01-18 01:16:09 AM

neuroflare: Spider thread! Time to tell my terrifying story again! You may have read it in another spider thread!

I was smoking and reading a book on the back porch late one night when I lived with my mom and it was well after midnight. I felt something brush my cheek and just wiped it away and didn't think anything of it. A few moments later it was back and I brushed again. After the third time I was getting suspicious, so I looked up to my left there, slowly falling towards me like like they're Easy Company and the rest of the 101st airborne parachuting into France, is a large cloud of black widow babies falling at me. I was pretty freaked out for the rest of the night and would randomly start brushing myself furiously when I felt anything.

/other than that I love spiders, they kill real bugs so I don't have to
//csb


REAL bugs? You've developed Stockholm syndrome. Seek help.
 
2013-01-18 01:17:13 AM
Seriously, we haven't had this yet:

i1024.photobucket.com
 
2013-01-18 01:17:19 AM
www.fatwallet.com
 
2013-01-18 01:18:51 AM
Cute and funny. :)
 
2013-01-18 01:21:00 AM
Holy crap! those evil worms have only longitudinal muscle and a non-functional gut, with no excretory, respiratory or circulatory systems.
 
2013-01-18 01:22:18 AM
A guy in France is afraid of big-ass spiders.

Me too.
 
2013-01-18 01:28:40 AM

Toshiro Mifune's Letter Opener: *before clicking on thread*

Spider thread?


*after clicking on thread*

SPIDER THREAD, AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAH!

/flees

www.whatsthatbug.com

Wait! You forgot your cup of coffee.
 
2013-01-18 01:29:02 AM

robbiex0r: Grown men afraid of spiders is the sissiest thing on the internet.


You assume subby was a guy. Accidental misogyny is the sissiest thing on the internet.
 
2013-01-18 01:30:13 AM

sno man: robbiex0r: Grown men afraid of spiders is the sissiest thing on the internet.

ponies.


Amen.
 
2013-01-18 01:33:41 AM
I once lived in the Caribbean for a few months and my neighbor from Utah was deathly scared of spiders. One day he saw a big fat tarantula outside the door of his house and used a full can of RAID on it. I told him (as someone else told me) that the RAID doesn't kill it only paralyzes it. He didn't believe me and said that he'll wait a bit to throw out the spider. Well after a few minutes we came back out and the spider wasnt there anymore.

/CSB
 
2013-01-18 01:41:15 AM

vartian: robbiex0r: Grown men afraid of spiders is the sissiest thing on the internet.

You know there's gay porn the internet, right? Like, really gay porn. Drag queen porn.

/ Do not GIS drag queen porn


I have more respect for drag queens than those afraid of spiders. Of course I don't really hold quirks against people much.
 
2013-01-18 01:43:49 AM

This Face Left Blank: Uchiha_Cycliste: dookdookdook: OH MY GOD

Now I'm going to have to spend the next 2 hours patrolling the apartment for spiders armed with a spray bottle of tilex.

Vid related, it's my black doppelganger: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a6z63qngF4c

Did you see the video earlier this week of a spider killed by a spray of bug spray only to have a worm wriggle spiral its way out? I swear to god the worm looked bigger than the spider. Anyways, rethink the spray approach.

I've never found a spray that spiders don't shrug off and walk away from - including spray supposedly formulated for spiders. Household cleaners with surfactants seem to work OK on most bugs, but again, not as well on spiders. Hardy, tough buggers.


Over the summer we had a spider about the size of my fist take up residence on our sliding door.  It built a web, in two days, that covered THE ENTIRE farkING SLIDING DOOR AREA.

An entire can of Raid took it out.  I think.  I hope.  I pray.

I live in fear at night.
 
2013-01-18 01:47:06 AM

Smackledorfer: vartian: robbiex0r: Grown men afraid of spiders is the sissiest thing on the internet.

You know there's gay porn the internet, right? Like, really gay porn. Drag queen porn.

/ Do not GIS drag queen porn

I have more respect for drag queens than those afraid of spiders. Of course I don't really hold quirks against people much.


When I was 5, it was a hot Summer's day and my little sister and I were going to go play in the backyard with the hose and attach a lawn spinkler thingy too it... this one in fact:
img.ehowcdn.com
I went out and grabbed it to attach it to the hose and when I flipped it over and underneath was a giant black window spider. Huge, black with a big red hourglass. Well, I threw the sucker screamed like a little girl and I've been irrationally fearful of black widows (and any spider I can't recognize as being non poisonous) since. Judge me if you must, but that's how it went down.
 
2013-01-18 01:58:49 AM

Uchiha_Cycliste: Smackledorfer: vartian: robbiex0r: Grown men afraid of spiders is the sissiest thing on the internet.

You know there's gay porn the internet, right? Like, really gay porn. Drag queen porn.

/ Do not GIS drag queen porn

I have more respect for drag queens than those afraid of spiders. Of course I don't really hold quirks against people much.

When I was 5, it was a hot Summer's day and my little sister and I were going to go play in the backyard with the hose and attach a lawn spinkler thingy too it... this one in fact:
[img.ehowcdn.com image 400x266]
I went out and grabbed it to attach it to the hose and when I flipped it over and underneath was a giant black window spider. Huge, black with a big red hourglass. Well, I threw the sucker screamed like a little girl and I've been irrationally fearful of black widows (and any spider I can't recognize as being non poisonous) since. Judge me if you must, but that's how it went down.


Heh...I remember mine. It was the summer and they had just paved our road so i was checking it out when i saw this big wolf spider sitting in the middle of it. I thought it was dead so I went to poke it (yeah yeah I was kind of a dumb kid). The f'n spider jumped up, clamped onto my finger and bit me! I started running around shaking my hand trying to get the bastard to let go but he clung tight and wouldn't shake off. I ended up having to get a stick and push him off. It didn't really hurt and my finger only swelled up a little bit. But ever since then anytime i see a spider I have this fear of it jumping on me.
 
2013-01-18 02:09:42 AM

Tellingthem: Uchiha_Cycliste: Smackledorfer: vartian: robbiex0r: Grown men afraid of spiders is the sissiest thing on the internet.

You know there's gay porn the internet, right? Like, really gay porn. Drag queen porn.

/ Do not GIS drag queen porn

I have more respect for drag queens than those afraid of spiders. Of course I don't really hold quirks against people much.

When I was 5, it was a hot Summer's day and my little sister and I were going to go play in the backyard with the hose and attach a lawn spinkler thingy too it... this one in fact:
[img.ehowcdn.com image 400x266]
I went out and grabbed it to attach it to the hose and when I flipped it over and underneath was a giant black window spider. Huge, black with a big red hourglass. Well, I threw the sucker screamed like a little girl and I've been irrationally fearful of black widows (and any spider I can't recognize as being non poisonous) since. Judge me if you must, but that's how it went down.

Heh...I remember mine. It was the summer and they had just paved our road so i was checking it out when i saw this big wolf spider sitting in the middle of it. I thought it was dead so I went to poke it (yeah yeah I was kind of a dumb kid). The f'n spider jumped up, clamped onto my finger and bit me! I started running around shaking my hand trying to get the bastard to let go but he clung tight and wouldn't shake off. I ended up having to get a stick and push him off. It didn't really hurt and my finger only swelled up a little bit. But ever since then anytime i see a spider I have this fear of it jumping on me.


Yup its like that.
I just can't stand the idea of having a giant black widow (or any poisonous spider) inches from my fingers. Bad

I'm all good with snakes.
 
2013-01-18 02:23:28 AM
Spiders are creepy but this crab is creepier.
img845.imageshack.us
 
2013-01-18 02:40:52 AM

Bathia_Mapes: Toshiro Mifune's Letter Opener: *before clicking on thread*

Spider thread?


*after clicking on thread*

SPIDER THREAD, AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAH!

/flees
[www.whatsthatbug.com image 691x550]

Wait! You forgot your cup of coffee.


Is that a hobo spider
 
2013-01-18 02:50:42 AM

red5ish: Spiders are creepy but this crab is creepier.
[img845.imageshack.us image 400x300]


Speaking of crabs, I heard on NPR last night that new studies are indicating that Crabs may be able to sense pain. At first I thought so what? And then they added that there is a common practice of ripping off their caws while they are still alive! ouch =(
The study took crabs, and gave them two shady hidey holes, one of which had minor electric current running through it. Apparently the crabs learned right quickly to avoid that hidey hole.
 
2013-01-18 02:53:40 AM

meat0918: Bathia_Mapes: Toshiro Mifune's Letter Opener: *before clicking on thread*

Spider thread?


*after clicking on thread*

SPIDER THREAD, AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAH!

/flees
[www.whatsthatbug.com image 691x550]

Wait! You forgot your cup of coffee.

Is that a hobo spider


The hobo spider tries to wash your windshield so it can demand money from you.
 
2013-01-18 02:59:22 AM

Uchiha_Cycliste: roflmaonow: Uchiha_Cycliste:
Did you see the video earlier this week of a spider killed by a spray of bug spray only to have a worm wriggle spiral its way out? I swear to god the worm looked bigger than the spider. Anyways, rethink the spray approach.

Now I need to search for this video.

Here: video


Thread


I won't deny it, I'd probably take a can of "compressed air" and a lighter and give that goddamn worm the flamethrower treatment.

Spiders are okay, they kill flies (because as a biker, fark those goddamn things)... parasite worms? Burn it with fire. Nuclear fire if possible.

/There is zee secrecy!
//I cannot see you, therefore you cannot see me...
///I am hidden!
 
2013-01-18 03:00:54 AM

red5ish: Spiders are creepy but this crab is creepier.


Googles a bit.
Discovers that thing is called a 'coconut crab.'
More Googling.
Discovers that it's diet "consists primarily of fleshy fruits (particularly Ochrosia ackeringae, Arenga listeri, Pandanus elatus, P. christmatensis), nuts (coconuts Cocos nucifera, Aleurites moluccana) and seeds (Annona reticulata),[35] and on the pith of fallen trees."
Relief at the fact that it's harmless.
Keeps reading, finds "Coconut crabs may be responsible for the disappearance of Amelia Earhart's remains, consuming them after her death and hoarding her skeletal remnants in their burrows."
Great, now it reads like something straight out of the Monster Manual.
Stops reading.
Backs slowly out of the thread.
Plans on going to to bed secure in the knowledge that those things don't live anywhere near the Sonora Desert . . .right?
 
2013-01-18 03:03:34 AM
This is the secret key.
 
2013-01-18 03:12:08 AM

erik-k: Spiders are okay, they kill flies (because as a biker, fark those goddamn things)... parasite worms? Burn it with fire. Nuclear fire if possible.


That pretty much mirror my feelings on the matter...

Uchiha_Cycliste: use an army boot, or a tactical nuclear weapon, it's the only way to be sure.


Screw ticks too =/
 
2013-01-18 03:13:55 AM
Will electronics duster really create a flame thrower? What is the fuel?
 
2013-01-18 03:15:45 AM

jeanwearinfool: sno man: robbiex0r: Grown men afraid of spiders is the sissiest thing on the internet.

ponies.

Amen.


Here here.
 
2013-01-18 03:16:10 AM

Uchiha_Cycliste: red5ish: Spiders are creepy but this crab is creepier.
[img845.imageshack.us image 400x300]

Speaking of crabs, I heard on NPR last night that new studies are indicating that Crabs may be able to sense pain. At first I thought so what? And then they added that there is a common practice of ripping off their caws while they are still alive! ouch =(
The study took crabs, and gave them two shady hidey holes, one of which had minor electric current running through it. Apparently the crabs learned right quickly to avoid that hidey hole.


Well that is a stupid study. That doesn't necessarily mean it is causing pain, just that the crab is sensing the electricity. Sharks hunt based on electrical impulses from heartbeats. A few years back somebody figured out how to make a shark repellent that puts a relatively large electrical pulse in the water. It doesn't hurt the shark at all it just scares it because all of the sudden it senses what it believes to be the heartbeat of an enormous animal that can eat it.

Humans can sense strong electric fields and learn to avoid them without the field ever shocking them or causing any pain. I'm pretty sure the same is true for a lot of animals.

Mind you, I'm not saying that crabs can't feel pain. I'm just saying that basing their study on the crabs avoiding electrical fields doesn't prove that the field was causing any pain to the crabs. It just proves that the crabs can sense and avoid electrical fields.
 
2013-01-18 03:17:12 AM

Wise_Guy: I never understood that logic.

It's like keeping a Crip in your house to keep the Bloods away.


Where I'm living right now, mosquitoes can give you Dengue. I'll happily let a spider build a web in the corner if she wants to.

I also let this pretty lady live in my carport:

s8.postimage.org
 
2013-01-18 03:28:45 AM

hubiestubert: reklamfox: miss diminutive: Great. Just great. Now I'm never walking anywhere again.

/will live and die in my spider-free house

You best make room for one more because I will be moving in at the beginning of the week.

/survived a childhood FILLED with spiders

I hate to break it to y'all, but there are several species of spiders that have pretty much moved into the role of "house spiders" and have been doing so pretty much along with us as a species, because our domiciles are fantastic hunting grounds for critters that have pretty much become synonymous with human habitation. You see them, that means that critters of a less than generous nature where your foodstuffs and skin flakes and crumbs and such are concerned, and certainly all the biomass that works up in the walls, under the floors, and in your basements and attics, or just above the ceiling boards. BTW: the spiders are the good guys in these wee dramas, and hooking you up by playing predator to pests. Just sayin'...


While I agree whole heartedly, I have a real, rational fear of the specific species that cause harm. Especially the Brown Recluse.

Basically, if the spider is smaller than 1/4 inch I panic, if its bigger than 3" across, it's creepy, and anything 6" and above instills a creep out factor.
 
2013-01-18 03:32:30 AM
I'm from Florida, so I have spider stories.

The best incident appended to my brother - a big ass spider was in the shower, and he smashed it with a shampoo bottle. It didn't die, and in fact reared up and ran at him.

The second whack with the bottle finished it. But damn.
 
2013-01-18 03:37:22 AM

Hacker_X: Uchiha_Cycliste: red5ish: Spiders are creepy but this crab is creepier.
[img845.imageshack.us image 400x300]

Speaking of crabs, I heard on NPR last night that new studies are indicating that Crabs may be able to sense pain. At first I thought so what? And then they added that there is a common practice of ripping off their caws while they are still alive! ouch =(
The study took crabs, and gave them two shady hidey holes, one of which had minor electric current running through it. Apparently the crabs learned right quickly to avoid that hidey hole.

Well that is a stupid study. That doesn't necessarily mean it is causing pain, just that the crab is sensing the electricity. Sharks hunt based on electrical impulses from heartbeats. A few years back somebody figured out how to make a shark repellent that puts a relatively large electrical pulse in the water. It doesn't hurt the shark at all it just scares it because all of the sudden it senses what it believes to be the heartbeat of an enormous animal that can eat it.

Humans can sense strong electric fields and learn to avoid them without the field ever shocking them or causing any pain. I'm pretty sure the same is true for a lot of animals.

Mind you, I'm not saying that crabs can't feel pain. I'm just saying that basing their study on the crabs avoiding electrical fields doesn't prove that the field was causing any pain to the crabs. It just proves that the crabs can sense and avoid electrical fields.


You know, I was thinking the same thing but decided to give the scientists the benefit of the doubt, as the spoke of this information being important to filter up to the food industry so that the treatment of decapods can change. Your comment made me curios though so I just looked into it and it sounds like they tested more decapods than just crabs and in more ways than just with shocks. They also used acid on Prawns, who apparently did not appreciate the caustic soda. Liekwise they also shocked crabs in such a way that they would rather avoid more shocks than seek shelter (which is practically a death sentence) I gather the conclusions come after 8 years of study and will be published in in the Journal of Experimental Biology.back on Wed.

So sounds more legit than just the basic current sensors.
 
2013-01-18 03:37:45 AM

hubiestubert: reklamfox: miss diminutive: Great. Just great. Now I'm never walking anywhere again.

/will live and die in my spider-free house

You best make room for one more because I will be moving in at the beginning of the week.

/survived a childhood FILLED with spiders

I hate to break it to y'all, but there are several species of spiders that have pretty much moved into the role of "house spiders" and have been doing so pretty much along with us as a species, because our domiciles are fantastic hunting grounds for critters that have pretty much become synonymous with human habitation. You see them, that means that critters of a less than generous nature where your foodstuffs and skin flakes and crumbs and such are concerned, and certainly all the biomass that works up in the walls, under the floors, and in your basements and attics, or just above the ceiling boards. BTW: the spiders are the good guys in these wee dramas, and hooking you up by playing predator to pests. Just sayin'...


I generally leave the spiders in my house alone. As you brought up, they kill off the other bugs, which is good. But there's a size limit to what I can put up with. If I can make out any kind of detail just glancing at it, it's going to die, immediately.

/cats take care of the rest once they become too successful
 
2013-01-18 03:38:14 AM

Lsherm: robbiex0r: Grown men afraid of spiders is the sissiest thing on the internet.

Not true.  I'm terrified of mice, too.


irrational fears are real true honest fears that exist. got that? or you going to freak out again and insist it's not irrational and they do exist. we know they exist. and you can be cured of them. man up and get some counseling. i've overcome fears that were so farked up you wouldn't want to be out in public knowing there are people like me standing next to you in the supermarket. i've overcome irrational fears. you can too.

vartian: robbiex0r: Grown men afraid of spiders is the sissiest thing on the internet.

You know there's gay porn the internet, right? Like, really gay porn. Drag queen porn.

/ Do not GIS drag queen porn


gay sex is not sissy. you're an idiot. drag queen/porn isn't sissy either. what are you from alabama or stupid town. there are free dictionary sites online, oh ignorant one. learn a word, shock everyone.
 
2013-01-18 03:43:25 AM

hetheeme: Basically, if the spider is smaller than 1/4 inch I panic


Ummm... the Brown Recluse is usually a lot bigger than 1/4". I've seen them as big as 2" across.
Just sayin'...you may want to adjust your terror/size factor.
 
2013-01-18 03:44:05 AM

Uchiha_Cycliste: Will electronics duster really create a flame thrower? What is the fuel?


Generic (not food or medical) aerosol cans are usually pressurized by a mix of light hydrocarbons like propane and butane.

So the propellant is exactly that - fuel.
 
2013-01-18 03:53:53 AM

erik-k: Uchiha_Cycliste: Will electronics duster really create a flame thrower? What is the fuel?

Generic (not food or medical) aerosol cans are usually pressurized by a mix of light hydrocarbons like propane and butane.

So the propellant is exactly that - fuel.


Like, this stuff?
c773974.r74.cf2.rackcdn.com?
 
2013-01-18 03:59:57 AM

red5ish: Spiders are creepy but this crab is creepier tastier.
[img845.imageshack.us image 400x300]


FTFY
 
2013-01-18 04:00:49 AM

Z-clipped: hetheeme: Basically, if the spider is smaller than 1/4 inch I panic

Ummm... the Brown Recluse is usually a lot bigger than 1/4". I've seen them as big as 2" across.
Just sayin'...you may want to adjust your terror/size factor.


Sh*t. I had always seen them as being some of the smallest spiders. I had a friend get bit by one, the aftermath was horrific.

Like Ian Malcolm said "Life will find a way to make everything kill you"

He didn't say it exactly like that, but he should have, considering what happens about an hour later.
 
2013-01-18 04:02:38 AM

Ishkur: Meethos: I just dont get the irrational fear some of you have regarding spiders.

It's an evolutionary thing.

The two animals that man fears the most are spiders and snakes because those are the two classes of animals that possess the most lethal venom.


Cone snails, cube jellies, blue-ringed octopuses, and sea snakes say hi.
 
2013-01-18 04:12:59 AM

Uchiha_Cycliste: erik-k: Uchiha_Cycliste: Will electronics duster really create a flame thrower? What is the fuel?

Generic (not food or medical) aerosol cans are usually pressurized by a mix of light hydrocarbons like propane and butane.

So the propellant is exactly that - fuel.

Like, this stuff?
[c773974.r74.cf2.rackcdn.com image 200x200]?


Probably.

Electronics duster might be dry air or compressed dry nitrogen. The can probably lists the propellant in any case.
 
2013-01-18 04:13:58 AM

Keizer_Ghidorah: Ishkur: Meethos: I just dont get the irrational fear some of you have regarding spiders.

It's an evolutionary thing.

The two animals that man fears the most are spiders and snakes because those are the two classes of animals that possess the most lethal venom.

Cone snails, cube jellies, blue-ringed octopuses, and sea snakes say hi.


Aren'y Gila Monsters or Komodo Dragons or something pretty nasty too? Also, it may pedantic but are you confusing or conflating poison and toxin? If those are fair game what about Asian Hornet and African Ants?
 
2013-01-18 04:15:29 AM

erik-k: Uchiha_Cycliste: erik-k: Uchiha_Cycliste: Will electronics duster really create a flame thrower? What is the fuel?

Generic (not food or medical) aerosol cans are usually pressurized by a mix of light hydrocarbons like propane and butane.

So the propellant is exactly that - fuel.

Like, this stuff?
[c773974.r74.cf2.rackcdn.com image 200x200]?

Probably.

Electronics duster might be dry air or compressed dry nitrogen. The can probably lists the propellant in any case.


neat! I always assumed something meant to be sprayed in delicate electronics was fairly benign.
 
2013-01-18 04:18:42 AM
Shouldn't this thread be an afternooner?

Nightmare fuel and all.

/I'm sleeping in my jeans at this rate.
 
2013-01-18 04:20:12 AM

wildcardjack: I'm sleeping in my jeans at this rate.


Well thats just uncomfortable.
 
2013-01-18 04:21:41 AM

Meethos: I just dont get the irrational fear some of you have regarding spiders.


therepublika.files.wordpress.com
 
2013-01-18 04:24:05 AM

Uchiha_Cycliste: Keizer_Ghidorah: Ishkur: Meethos: I just dont get the irrational fear some of you have regarding spiders.

It's an evolutionary thing.

The two animals that man fears the most are spiders and snakes because those are the two classes of animals that possess the most lethal venom.

Cone snails, cube jellies, blue-ringed octopuses, and sea snakes say hi.

Aren'y Gila Monsters or Komodo Dragons or something pretty nasty too? Also, it may pedantic but are you confusing or conflating poison and toxin? If those are fair game what about Asian Hornet and African Ants?


Gila monsters and Komodo dragons have venom glands in their lower jaw that release into the saliva, entering the wound created by a bite. The Komodo's is rather weak and slows down blood clotting so the prey either bleeds to death or gets septicemia easier from the bacteria in its mouth. The Gila monster's is a bit stronger and can cause great pain and swelling to a human.

Cone snails harpoon prey with literal harpoon-like teeth that inject venom that directly affects the heart. Cube jellies aka sea wasps are jellyfish with venom so potent that they can kill a man in two minutes. Blue-ringed octopuses have a virulent venom that has no antidote and can kill in five minutes. Sea snakes, though not aggressive and rarely bite, also have potent venom with no known antidote that can take as long as eight hours to begin affecting a human but tend to be fatal.

Also, many sea urchins have either venom-filled spines or special structures on their bodies that resemble three-lobed flowers with a sharp claw on each corner attached to a venom sac. These structures grip anything that touches the urchin, functioning even if ripped from the urchin's body, and hold on until the toucher is dead from the venom that directly affects the heart.
 
2013-01-18 04:31:59 AM

Uchiha_Cycliste: erik-k: Uchiha_Cycliste: erik-k: Uchiha_Cycliste: Will electronics duster really create a flame thrower? What is the fuel?

Generic (not food or medical) aerosol cans are usually pressurized by a mix of light hydrocarbons like propane and butane.

So the propellant is exactly that - fuel.

Like, this stuff?
[c773974.r74.cf2.rackcdn.com image 200x200]?

Probably.

Electronics duster might be dry air or compressed dry nitrogen. The can probably lists the propellant in any case.

neat! I always assumed something meant to be sprayed in delicate electronics was fairly benign.


They're usually just fluorocarbon mixtures. So no, not flammable.
 
2013-01-18 04:33:43 AM

Keizer_Ghidorah: Uchiha_Cycliste: Keizer_Ghidorah: Ishkur: Meethos: I just dont get the irrational fear some of you have regarding spiders.

It's an evolutionary thing.

The two animals that man fears the most are spiders and snakes because those are the two classes of animals that possess the most lethal venom.

Cone snails, cube jellies, blue-ringed octopuses, and sea snakes say hi.

Aren'y Gila Monsters or Komodo Dragons or something pretty nasty too? Also, it may pedantic but are you confusing or conflating poison and toxin? If those are fair game what about Asian Hornet and African Ants?

Gila monsters and Komodo dragons have venom glands in their lower jaw that release into the saliva, entering the wound created by a bite. The Komodo's is rather weak and slows down blood clotting so the prey either bleeds to death or gets septicemia easier from the bacteria in its mouth. The Gila monster's is a bit stronger and can cause great pain and swelling to a human.

Cone snails harpoon prey with literal harpoon-like teeth that inject venom that directly affects the heart. Cube jellies aka sea wasps are jellyfish with venom so potent that they can kill a man in two minutes. Blue-ringed octopuses have a virulent venom that has no antidote and can kill in five minutes. Sea snakes, though not aggressive and rarely bite, also have potent venom with no known antidote that can take as long as eight hours to begin affecting a human but tend to be fatal.

Also, many sea urchins have either venom-filled spines or special structures on their bodies that resemble three-lobed flowers with a sharp claw on each corner attached to a venom sac. These structures grip anything that touches the urchin, functioning even if ripped from the urchin's body, and hold on until the toucher is dead from the venom that directly affects the heart.


ooh! Scorpions!
 
2013-01-18 04:36:21 AM
and... box jellyfish?


'
 
2013-01-18 04:37:14 AM
and puffer fish =D, thanks simpsons! and you're talented hands.
 
2013-01-18 04:39:45 AM
Well, I didn't need to read this thread.

Didn't click on the worm link. Thank god.
 
2013-01-18 04:43:59 AM
Z-clippedUchiha_Cycliste: They're usually just fluorocarbon mixtures. So no, not flammable.

Sorry, that was misleading...

Some fluorocarbons are flammable, but not at low vapor pressures. Which means you could light "canned air" on fire, but you'd probably have to hold the can upside down while you spray.
 
2013-01-18 04:56:03 AM
Am I the only person who's first thought was: "That spider is really stressed out, because it can't find a place to hide?" Then I thought it wasn't that funny because of that. I'm also with subby, because I didn't know they could do that either.
 
2013-01-18 05:17:54 AM

Uchiha_Cycliste: and... box jellyfish?


Cube jellyfish aka sea wasps.

Uchiha_Cycliste: and puffer fish =D, thanks simpsons! and you're talented hands.


Poisonous, only deadly if you eat the wrong part.
 
2013-01-18 05:28:17 AM
1.bp.blogspot.com
 
2013-01-18 05:38:13 AM

Keizer_Ghidorah: Uchiha_Cycliste: and... box jellyfish?

Cube jellyfish aka sea wasps.

stupid aliases =(


Uchiha_Cycliste: and puffer fish =D, thanks simpsons! and you're talented hands.

Poisonous, only deadly if you eat the wrong part.


It's a fair cop. =(

Though I think you did leave my asian Hornet hanging.
 
2013-01-18 06:00:41 AM

vartian: robbiex0r: Grown men afraid of spiders is the sissiest thing on the internet.

You know there's gay porn the internet, right? Like, really gay porn. Drag queen porn.

/ Do not GIS drag queen porn


www.piccer.nl
 
2013-01-18 06:01:50 AM

Fury Pilot: Seriously, we haven't had this yet:

[i1024.photobucket.com image 600x480]


and that must be followed up by this:
comedybro-z.webs.com
 
2013-01-18 06:10:31 AM

Ishkur: And you didn't know spiders could bury themselves subby? What do you think trap-door spiders are!?!?

Spiders move however the fark they want cuz they spiders. They move like crabs, like robots... hell this one moves like a wheel.... after burying itself.


Uchiha_Cycliste: red5ish: Spiders are creepy but this crab is creepier.
[img845.imageshack.us image 400x300]

Speaking of crabs, I heard on NPR last night that new studies are indicating that Crabs may be able to sense pain. At first I thought so what? And then they added that there is a common practice of ripping off their caws while they are still alive! ouch =(
The study took crabs, and gave them two shady hidey holes, one of which had minor electric current running through it. Apparently the crabs learned right quickly to avoid that hidey hole.


I believe all animals feel pain, it's a survival mechanism. You don't get very far unscathed if you can't.
I was going to send this to wifey but that would definitely put me in the dog house. She hates spiders. Me it's centipedes specifically the Scutigera coleoptrata. It's those damn legs and how fast they move (shudder)

Oh and obligatory Link
 
2013-01-18 06:23:54 AM
ic.pics.livejournal.com
 
2013-01-18 06:39:22 AM
I was digging potatoes out of the garden this summer, and dug up a spider. It's size was between a tennis ball and a golf ball, it was green, and it had a clutch of eggs on it's back.

I reburied it.

Also, I was walking through some cat-tails one time (deer path) turned a corner and had this thing a few inches from my face:

2.bp.blogspot.com
 
2013-01-18 08:05:42 AM
img40.imageshack.us
 
2013-01-18 08:13:51 AM
First, here's a spider-related palate cleanser: The "Happy Face Spider"

photography.nationalgeographic.com

And now, onto the icky tale of spider stuff:
Hiking along the Na'pali coast of Kauai will bring you through some sections thick with vegetation. The good part is at some points, yellow liliko'i (passion fruit) is just hanging from the trees for a delightful snack. The bad part would be webs of cane spiders that you might walk face-first into before you see them. The trail is so scenic you're constantly focusing your gaze hundreds of yards away. They look pretty much like what Burr posted directly above me.
 
2013-01-18 08:15:19 AM

BumpInTheNight: Fury Pilot: Seriously, we haven't had this yet:

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and that must be followed up by this:
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I laughed SO HARD. Thanks for that.
 
2013-01-18 08:15:46 AM
Hey guys, what's going on in thiFIXINGN THREAD!!

dl.dropbox.com
 
2013-01-18 08:22:01 AM

Z-clipped: Z-clippedUchiha_Cycliste: They're usually just fluorocarbon mixtures. So no, not flammable.

Sorry, that was misleading...

Some fluorocarbons are flammable, but not at low vapor pressures. Which means you could light "canned air" on fire, but you'd probably have to hold the can upside down while you spray.


Tetrafluoroethane combusts pretty readily under a propane torch. Do not actually try this unless you have another source of air for breathing.

/I didn't have any desoldering braid ok?
//coughcough
 
2013-01-18 08:23:29 AM
You can use hairspray to kill spiders too, or at least get them gunked up enough to easily squish.
 
2013-01-18 08:27:47 AM

thismomentinblackhistory: Was anyone else just waiting for that spider to launch itself at the camera?


I steeled myself with enough intensity it would take to stop me from soiling my drawers and I still felt under-prepared.
 
2013-01-18 08:29:14 AM

shanrick: http://i.imgur.com/ciRwj.gif


Thread over, you win.
 
db2
2013-01-18 08:36:25 AM
I don't get too upset over finding the occasional small spider in the house. I'm not particularly fond of them, but they're there to destroy insects, so I figure we're at least on the same team.
 
2013-01-18 08:38:12 AM

hetheeme: Z-clipped: hetheeme: Basically, if the spider is smaller than 1/4 inch I panic

Ummm... the Brown Recluse is usually a lot bigger than 1/4". I've seen them as big as 2" across.
Just sayin'...you may want to adjust your terror/size factor.

Sh*t. I had always seen them as being some of the smallest spiders. I had a friend get bit by one, the aftermath was horrific.

Like Ian Malcolm said "Life will find a way to make everything kill you"

He didn't say it exactly like that, but he should have, considering what happens about an hour later.


They mostly don't get bigger than 3/4" across counting the legs. 2" across is probably a huntsman spider and not a recluse, they have similar coloration but very different appearance. Wiki's picture of a large brown recluse:

upload.wikimedia.org
 
2013-01-18 08:58:11 AM

Burr: I was digging potatoes out of the garden this summer, and dug up a spider. It's size was between a tennis ball and a golf ball, it was green, and it had a clutch of eggs on it's back.

I reburied it.

Also, I was walking through some cat-tails one time (deer path) turned a corner and had this thing a few inches from my face:


You must live in Ontario
 
2013-01-18 09:03:32 AM

ybishop:


AAAAAAAAA!!!

I HATE YOU FOR POSTING THAT!
 
2013-01-18 09:04:48 AM
/pops Eight Legged Freaks into the DVD player
 
2013-01-18 09:06:12 AM

CavalierEternal: jeanwearinfool: sno man: robbiex0r: Grown men afraid of spiders is the sissiest thing on the internet.

ponies.

Amen.

Here here.


I just offer this one piece of info. My daughter is 4 and she enjoys My Little Pony. I was watching it with her one day and a group of ponies went to the bowling alley. There was a pony in the BG with a hair net. That caught my eye, and then I realized that the pony in question was dressed as Jesus from the Big Lebowski. I wont' say I understand bronies... but I have less disdain for them now.

/And honestly, MLP is far from the worst thing available for kids to watch... there's some terrifically bad children's programming out there
//I'm looking at you, Wiggles... you farking talentless farks
 
2013-01-18 09:06:22 AM

Flakeloaf: Tetrafluoroethane combusts pretty readily under a propane torch. Do not actually try this unless you have another source of air for breathing.

/I didn't have any desoldering braid ok?
//coughcough


Nice. Hopefully your eyebrows survived the experience.

Zafler: They mostly don't get bigger than 3/4" across counting the legs. 2" across is probably a huntsman spider and not a recluse, they have similar coloration but very different appearance. Wiki's picture of a large brown recluse:


Trust me. They get bigger than that.

www.walgreens.com
 
2013-01-18 09:14:26 AM

Meethos: I just dont get the irrational fear some of you have regarding spiders.


I think you may hit a key point there...

Irritational fears are irrational, but they are still real, and most people have at least a couple.
 
2013-01-18 09:15:24 AM
I didn't read this thread, I just clicked through, looking at the pictures ... because I am a farking idiot.

It's 8am and now I need a drink.
 
2013-01-18 09:25:47 AM

thismomentinblackhistory: camera


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1oRRBPdM6Wc
 
2013-01-18 09:27:51 AM

roflmaonow: One day he saw a big fat tarantula outside the door of his house and used a full can of RAID on it. I told him (as someone else told me) that the RAID doesn't kill it only paralyzes it.


It kills them fine; you just have to light it while spraying them...
 
2013-01-18 09:29:58 AM

You Are All Sheep: You can use hairspray to kill spiders too, or at least get them gunked up enough to easily squish.


Use hairspray on roaches and flies, too.

/It freezes a fly's wings so they cannot ... well, fly.
//But roaches just deserve to DIAF
 
2013-01-18 09:36:31 AM

Keizer_Ghidorah: Cone snails, cube jellies, blue-ringed octopuses, and sea snakes say hi.


Those aren't things we would encounter all the time in our evolutionary development in the African serengeti.
 
2013-01-18 09:43:08 AM
i gotta tell you...this is for most of you with your worm videos and pictures of spiders and whatnot....

mytitleguy.com

/hot
 
2013-01-18 09:48:17 AM

miss diminutive: Great. Just great. Now I'm never walking anywhere again.

/will live and die in my spider-free house


Have you ever seen Creepshow?
 
2013-01-18 09:50:22 AM
Was that Lance Armstrong routine before mountain stage impersonation?
 
2013-01-18 09:58:44 AM
I never thought that the linked spider video would be a pallet cleanser from the spider thread
 
2013-01-18 10:04:47 AM

Smackledorfer: vartian: robbiex0r: Grown men afraid of spiders is the sissiest thing on the internet.

You know there's gay porn the internet, right? Like, really gay porn. Drag queen porn.

/ Do not GIS drag queen porn

I have more respect for drag queens than those afraid of spiders. Of course I don't really hold quirks against people much.


I don't hold them either, I just think it's odd that so many men on the internet will scream in horror at a video of a spider. And they'll willingly profess this fear, as well.
 
2013-01-18 10:16:22 AM
Ladies...that's how the sand got in your vaginas.
 
2013-01-18 10:43:41 AM
assets.diylol.com
 
2013-01-18 10:44:23 AM

reklamfox: HotWingAgenda: reklamfox: survived a childhood FILLED with spiders

Did you have them surgically removed or did they eat their way out?

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ACTUAL PHOTO


Samara?
 
2013-01-18 10:45:56 AM
god what a bunch of big wet hairy pussies we have on here
 
2013-01-18 10:46:47 AM
I like spiders. They are quiet, unobtrusive creatures that trap and eat noisy, annoying creatures.
Currently I have a nice little cross spider living in my kitchen. I've had to save it from drowning in the sink a couple of times, so I guess it's not that smart, but it makes beautiful webs.

img.photobucket.com
Say hello to my little friend.
 
2013-01-18 10:47:31 AM

HindiDiscoMonster: Meethos: I just dont get the irrational fear some of you have regarding spiders.

[therepublika.files.wordpress.com image 320x240]


www.edgewalkeracademy.com
 
2013-01-18 10:54:11 AM

Uchiha_Cycliste: It sure was gross. And I'm astonished at how much bigger that parasitic little asshole looked than the spider. How does that happen? It was like 10 pounds of slimy little yuck in a 5 pound victim.


thats what she said
 
2013-01-18 11:00:26 AM
www.blogcdn.com
 
2013-01-18 11:01:59 AM

jeanwearinfool: robbiex0r: Grown men afraid of spiders is the sissiest thing on the internet.

You assume subby was a guy. Accidental misogyny is the sissiest thing on the internet.


subby is indeed a guy. quite a manly guy at that. Hair in all the right places, insane amounts of testosterone, far too many kids that are all boys, bench press over 250, Shoot a gun like a mofo, worked in road construction, forestry, farming, building construction, cut his leg with a power saw, chopped his hand with an axe, has been stabbed, in many many fights, rolled 4 vehicles, does all his own vehicle maintenance .. guy things.. admittedly DUMB guy things but guy things none the less and has an absolutely perfectly rational fear of spiders.
 
2013-01-18 11:08:46 AM
Anybody know what kind of spider that is in the video?
 
2013-01-18 11:09:58 AM
i1171.photobucket.com
 
2013-01-18 11:11:23 AM

Came home from the pub one night, the porch light was off. Saw something to my left, opened the front door and turned on the porch light.....


OH HAI
i865.photobucket.com
 
2013-01-18 11:18:15 AM
i1171.photobucket.com
 
2013-01-18 11:18:27 AM

Maud Dib: Came home from the pub one night, the porch light was off. Saw something to my left, opened the front door and turned on the porch light.....


OH HAI
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heh

A friend of the family, when we were living in Tucson, opened his front door one evening. A tarantula marched right into the house, strolled through, and stopped at the sliding glass door on the other side. And he waited. The guy opened the glass door, and the tarantula marched out. The thing treated the house like a goddamn highway.
 
2013-01-18 11:24:40 AM

robbiex0r: Grown men afraid of spiders is the sissiest thing on the internet.


Then I am king of the sissies. I farking hate them!
 
2013-01-18 11:44:05 AM

kvinesknows: Uchiha_Cycliste: It sure was gross. And I'm astonished at how much bigger that parasitic little asshole looked than the spider. How does that happen? It was like 10 pounds of slimy little yuck in a 5 pound victim.

thats what she said


you're doing it wrong.
 
2013-01-18 12:04:56 PM

fusillade762: ArmednHammered:

They tried that. It only made the problem worse.

I just read that book during the Christmas holiday week... I liked the story up until about the last 30 pages... disappointed in the ending (again). Have you seen the JDATE movie yet? streaming on Amazon and netflix.

 
2013-01-18 12:06:27 PM

Z-clipped: Z-clippedUchiha_Cycliste: They're usually just fluorocarbon mixtures. So no, not flammable.

Sorry, that was misleading...

Some fluorocarbons are flammable, but not at low vapor pressures. Which means you could light "canned air" on fire, but you'd probably have to hold the can upside down while you spray.


Hell forget the lighter. Turn a can of air upside down and let the spider have it with a jet of rapidly evaporating liquid. Spider-icicles. Will kill a bunch of them just from the cold, will severely slow down the more stubborn bastards so you can squish them.
 
2013-01-18 12:20:58 PM
I love Spider threads!
 
2013-01-18 12:29:29 PM

Maud Dib: Came home from the pub one night, the porch light was off. Saw something to my left, opened the front door and turned on the porch light.....


OH HAI
[i865.photobucket.com image 320x240]


See, that's when you grab a flamethrower.
 
2013-01-18 12:36:58 PM
 
2013-01-18 12:58:32 PM
Cute!
 
2013-01-18 01:24:34 PM

Keizer_Ghidorah: Uchiha_Cycliste: Keizer_Ghidorah: Ishkur: Meethos: I just dont get the irrational fear some of you have regarding spiders.

It's an evolutionary thing.

The two animals that man fears the most are spiders and snakes because those are the two classes of animals that possess the most lethal venom.

Cone snails, cube jellies, blue-ringed octopuses, and sea snakes say hi.

Aren'y Gila Monsters or Komodo Dragons or something pretty nasty too? Also, it may pedantic but are you confusing or conflating poison and toxin? If those are fair game what about Asian Hornet and African Ants?

Gila monsters and Komodo dragons have venom glands in their lower jaw that release into the saliva, entering the wound created by a bite. The Komodo's is rather weak and slows down blood clotting so the prey either bleeds to death or gets septicemia easier from the bacteria in its mouth. The Gila monster's is a bit stronger and can cause great pain and swelling to a human.

Cone snails harpoon prey with literal harpoon-like teeth that inject venom that directly affects the heart. Cube jellies aka sea wasps are jellyfish with venom so potent that they can kill a man in two minutes. Blue-ringed octopuses have a virulent venom that has no antidote and can kill in five minutes. Sea snakes, though not aggressive and rarely bite, also have potent venom with no known antidote that can take as long as eight hours to begin affecting a human but tend to be fatal.

Also, many sea urchins have either venom-filled spines or special structures on their bodies that resemble three-lobed flowers with a sharp claw on each corner attached to a venom sac. These structures grip anything that touches the urchin, functioning even if ripped from the urchin's body, and hold on until the toucher is dead from the venom that directly affects the heart.


And none of them are anything that a hominid (or our ancestors previous to hominids) would have encountered regularly, if at all. Can't evolve to have some innate fear of something unless a goodly portion of the species is under semi-constant threat by it.
 
2013-01-18 01:25:35 PM

p4p3rm4t3: [img40.imageshack.us image 800x500]


I have that exact image as my desktop background here on my work computer.

/my co-workers think I'm weird

//24.media.tumblr.com
 
2013-01-18 02:00:42 PM
Only one spider I fear. The Brown Recluse. Don't GIS brown recluse spider bite. Just don't.
 
2013-01-18 02:22:08 PM

shanrick: http://i.imgur.com/ciRwj.gif


You bastard! You made me laugh at spiders! I farking hate spiders!
 
2013-01-18 02:22:29 PM

Uchiha_Cycliste: Keizer_Ghidorah: Ishkur: Meethos: I just dont get the irrational fear some of you have regarding spiders.

It's an evolutionary thing.

The two animals that man fears the most are spiders and snakes because those are the two classes of animals that possess the most lethal venom.

Cone snails, cube jellies, blue-ringed octopuses, and sea snakes say hi.

Aren'y Gila Monsters or Komodo Dragons or something pretty nasty too? Also, it may pedantic but are you confusing or conflating poison and toxin? If those are fair game what about Asian Hornet and African Ants?


Gila Monsters are definitely poisonous, but it's pretty damn unlikely you're going to run into one.  They spend close to their entire lives underground, and when they are out, they really aren't interesting in biting you unless you're stupid enough to go "Oooh, gila monster!" and try and grab it or something,  It just wants some sun.

/lived in Arizona for 26 years
/saw exactly one gila monster
 
2013-01-18 02:49:57 PM

Lt. Cheese Weasel: Only one spider I fear. The Brown Recluse. Don't GIS brown recluse spider bite. Just don't.


The Hobo spider is worse. I get the fun of killing no less than a hundred each summer. Usually Mrs. Smurf finds them in the bathroom. Nasty little buggers and extremely aggressive.
 
2013-01-18 02:54:33 PM
 
2013-01-18 03:08:03 PM

hubiestubert: reklamfox: miss diminutive: Great. Just great. Now I'm never walking anywhere again.

/will live and die in my spider-free house

You best make room for one more because I will be moving in at the beginning of the week.

/survived a childhood FILLED with spiders

I hate to break it to y'all, but there are several species of spiders that have pretty much moved into the role of "house spiders" and have been doing so pretty much along with us as a species, because our domiciles are fantastic hunting grounds for critters that have pretty much become synonymous with human habitation. You see them, that means that critters of a less than generous nature where your foodstuffs and skin flakes and crumbs and such are concerned, and certainly all the biomass that works up in the walls, under the floors, and in your basements and attics, or just above the ceiling boards. BTW: the spiders are the good guys in these wee dramas, and hooking you up by playing predator to pests. Just sayin'...


this. Most spiders I let live in my house (so long as not a threat to me..brown recluse, brown widow, black widows). My MIL and mom go nuts when they visit and see cobwebs in the corners and kill all the spiders. I try to explain that every spider I see amounts to ten other bugs I don't see. I feel bad for a few spiders when they set up a web in a poor spot in the house. I have one that just moved into the soap dish holder in the guest bathroom, I don't think he will have much luck there. Anyone know how long spiders can go between meals?

daddy long-legs are my friends. Friend has some awesome pics of a spider who caught and killed a snake. need to post on flickr for future spider threads.
 
2013-01-18 03:56:21 PM
www.bighairyspiders.com

It's not easy being green blue
 
2013-01-18 04:14:36 PM
I laughed and laughed at the video.

As for this thread...ever since I was a little kid I've found everything about spiders to be really fascinating. I'm pretty amused by grown adults acting like they stared into the eyes of pure, real evil every time they see an arachnid they could squish with their pinkie finger.

I have some big tarantulas, and even those are still comparatively delicate and tiny compared to a person.

i728.photobucket.com
 
2013-01-18 05:49:45 PM
 
2013-01-18 06:08:34 PM
Spiders have never bothered me. Now, farking centipedes...*shudder*

blog.auntjanenation.com

www.whatsthatbug.com

4.bp.blogspot.com

cabezaprieta.org

ishikawajet.files.wordpress.com
 
2013-01-18 06:37:42 PM

whistleridge: Spiders have never bothered me. Now, farking centipedes...*shudder*

cabezaprieta.org


Dude, NSFW!
 
2013-01-18 07:47:27 PM

whistleridge: Spiders have never bothered me. Now, farking centipedes...*shudder*

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FARK YOU ASSHOLE

Why the hell would you post that?!?!?!?!?!
 
2013-01-18 08:53:24 PM

Mercutio74: CavalierEternal: jeanwearinfool: sno man: robbiex0r: Grown men afraid of spiders is the sissiest thing on the internet.

ponies.

Amen.

Here here.

I just offer this one piece of info. My daughter is 4 and she enjoys My Little Pony. I was watching it with her one day and a group of ponies went to the bowling alley. There was a pony in the BG with a hair net. That caught my eye, and then I realized that the pony in question was dressed as Jesus from the Big Lebowski. I wont' say I understand bronies... but I have less disdain for them now.

/And honestly, MLP is far from the worst thing available for kids to watch... there's some terrifically bad children's programming out there
//I'm looking at you, Wiggles... you farking talentless farks


25.media.tumblr.com

ponyvillegazette.com

My Big Letrotski
 
2013-01-18 09:13:42 PM

KrispyKritter: Lsherm: robbiex0r: Grown men afraid of spiders is the sissiest thing on the internet.

Not true.  I'm terrified of mice, too.

irrational fears are real true honest fears that exist. got that? or you going to freak out again and insist it's not irrational and they do exist. we know they exist. and you can be cured of them. man up and get some counseling. i've overcome fears that were so farked up you wouldn't want to be out in public knowing there are people like me standing next to you in the supermarket. i've overcome irrational fears. you can too.


Oh FFS - just because I'm afraid of them doesn't mean I can't take care of them.  I shot one with a pellet pistol last month at 10 feet.  The biggest problem with my "fear" is that it manifests itself as a slight OCD episode where I can't feel comfortable until I know I've killed a mouse if I see one.

Fortunately, I've become very adept at killing them since my cats are farking useless.

And I'm not afraid of spiders - they kill bugs, so they are alright in my book.  Snakes kill mice, so they're all good, too.
 
2013-01-18 09:22:16 PM

Lsherm: KrispyKritter: Lsherm: robbiex0r: Grown men afraid of spiders is the sissiest thing on the internet.

Not true.  I'm terrified of mice, too.

irrational fears are real true honest fears that exist. got that? or you going to freak out again and insist it's not irrational and they do exist. we know they exist. and you can be cured of them. man up and get some counseling. i've overcome fears that were so farked up you wouldn't want to be out in public knowing there are people like me standing next to you in the supermarket. i've overcome irrational fears. you can too.

Oh FFS - just because I'm afraid of them doesn't mean I can't take care of them.  I shot one with a pellet pistol last month at 10 feet.  The biggest problem with my "fear" is that it manifests itself as a slight OCD episode where I can't feel comfortable until I know I've killed a mouse if I see one.

Fortunately, I've become very adept at killing them since my cats are farking useless.

And I'm not afraid of spiders - they kill bugs, so they are alright in my book.  Snakes kill mice, so they're all good, too.


bikers kill hookers.. so they are alright too?
 
2013-01-18 11:14:06 PM

ArgusRun: [www.blogcdn.com image 450x353]


OH GOD FRACTAL SPIDERS
 
2013-01-18 11:37:49 PM

kvinesknows: bikers kill hookers.. so they are alright too?


Bikers and hookers are way, way above the bug scale, or the rodent, reptile scale, so no, not good.
 
2013-01-18 11:54:18 PM

Endive Wombat: I like when his voice got muffled.


That's when I went from a smile to silly giggling.
 
amo [TotalFark]
2013-01-19 02:01:52 AM

ArgusRun: [www.blogcdn.com image 450x353]


Oh god. I found one of those in the kitchen once. I thought it was just a hairy spider until I stepped on it with my flipflops. I was stomping and screaming for a good seven or eight minutes.
 
2013-01-19 02:53:10 AM

Lsherm: kvinesknows: bikers kill hookers.. so they are alright too?

Bikers and hookers are way, way above the bug scale, or the rodent, reptile scale, so no, not good.


Hookers are. Bikers, at least the outlaw variety, can suck my balls.

/braces for people whose only knowledge of biker gangs is SoA to tell me how biker gangs are really just cool guys and not a bunch of shiatbirds.
 
2013-01-19 03:22:54 AM
Look at you cry babies. God help you if you ever move to Australia!

Also, here's a video of someone eating a spider.
 
2013-01-19 04:09:40 AM

Smackledorfer: Lsherm: kvinesknows: bikers kill hookers.. so they are alright too?

Bikers and hookers are way, way above the bug scale, or the rodent, reptile scale, so no, not good.

Hookers are. Bikers, at least the outlaw variety, can suck my balls.

/braces for people whose only knowledge of biker gangs is SoA to tell me how biker gangs are really just cool guys and not a bunch of shiatbirds.


I hope not - that show is farking terrible.  Plus, I've never met a "good" biker.  They tend to be terrible people if they're in a club.
 
2013-01-19 06:58:07 AM

whistleridge: Spiders have never bothered me. Now, farking centipedes...*shudder*

[blog.auntjanenation.com image 850x760]

[www.whatsthatbug.com image 734x469]

[4.bp.blogspot.com image 800x431]

[cabezaprieta.org image 500x375]

[ishikawajet.files.wordpress.com image 450x337]


I found one about two thirds that size in my bed once.
Learned to keep the bed a few inches away from the walls, sheets off the floor.

/come to the Caribbean.
/Sunshine, bikinis, bugs big enough to eat a mouse while suspended from the overhang.
 
2013-01-19 07:16:21 AM

Lsherm: Plus, I've never met a "good" biker.


I can't say I've ever really known any bikers that were in a formal club, but I do meet a lot of riders. All of the bearded, burly Harley guys I know tend to be soft-spoken, philosophical, and ex-military. Mostly loners who ride with friends on occasion. The real dicks are usually the mid-life, weekend-warrior, lawyer-types. YMMV, of course. The fact that most of the guys who came back from Vietnam and climbed on a hog are getting too old to ride probably contributes to a sharp rise in the second category of people. Plus, my US residence is in a liberal area so there aren't a lot of militant racists and xenophobes looking to start gangs.

I ride sportbikes, and I'm part of a loose kind of "club", I guess. More like a team, really. We do track days together, and group rides a couple nights a week. They're all really good guys despite some of them being from various levels of nefarious background. (Though, if we passed you on the highway at 1am, you'd probably curse every one of us.)
 
2013-01-19 09:58:44 AM

Z-clipped: (Though, if we passed you on the highway at 1am, you'd probably curse every one of us.)


Passing on the highway is just fine, zip and you're gone and we both get on with our lives.

What makes me curse is when some of the local "bikers" block all four lanes of traffic and slow everyone down to 20mph so some of them can get a good long stretch of clear road so they can do top-end pulls.
 
2013-01-19 10:27:10 AM

Mister Peejay: Passing on the highway is just fine, zip and you're gone and we both get on with our lives.

What makes me curse is when some of the local "bikers" block all four lanes of traffic and slow everyone down to 20mph so some of them can get a good long stretch of clear road so they can do top-end pulls.


Yeah, we don't pull that crap. That's just rude.
We do our top-end pulls in traffic so we don't hold anyone up. ; )
 
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2013-01-19 05:09:57 PM
 
2013-01-19 08:14:36 PM

amd1433: [www.bighairyspiders.com image 600x452]

It's not easy being green blue


Did someone spray paint that thing?
 
2013-01-20 02:15:55 AM

Galileo's Daughter: amd1433: [www.bighairyspiders.com image 600x452]

It's not easy being green blue

Did someone spray paint that thing?


Nope, that's its normal, natural color. Many tarantulas are colorful beasties, usually the males.
 
2013-01-20 02:16:42 AM

Keizer_Ghidorah: Galileo's Daughter: amd1433: [www.bighairyspiders.com image 600x452]

It's not easy being green blue

Did someone spray paint that thing?

Nope, that's its normal, natural color. Many tarantulas are colorful beasties, usually the females.


Derp.
 
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