Plague of the spiders - 2008

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  1. robert.saunders

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    Spiders? pah!!

    Try rats in your loft :devil:
     
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    OK - subtle difference here:

    daughter finding spider = good
    spider finding daughter = bad

    Mike
     
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    That what happened for bring back all these stuffs back from the colonies.
     
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    And rather glad we don't have the crocs that live on the North Coast of Oz, apparently they watch you and clock your movements and WILL be there the same time next day to get ya!:devil: :eek:
     
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    Cant have a spider thread without the ancient picture:

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    I chucked a huge house spider out the other day after a great deal if fuss. My Indonesian mother in law (who is staying) thought it was hilarious when I said that it was a big spider for the UK - it was about 5-6 cm across

    The most common spiders in Java are about 15cm across their legs :D
    I'd post a pic but can't find one.


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    Saw a spider which must have been more than three inches across today. He was on the ceiling in a hotel conference room. I didn't mention it to the people sat beneath him until the end though...
     
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    Had one wandering around on our drive last night ... it was big enough that my wife saw it in the headlights as we pulled in. Yuk.
     
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    Now, let's all stop exaggerating shall we! :rolleyes:

    Look here at the Goliath Tarantula! :crazy:

    If you find this in your house - be afraid! :eek:
     
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    Did you hear that spider walking?

    I always tell my wife, "If you can't hear them walking, then don't come a'calling!" :devil: :D

    Many years ago I took my young niece to see a friend's collection of live tarantula. My friend asked my niece if she wanted to hold one! She looked at me for reassurance and I gave her a nod of approval. My friend placed a large tarantula in her hand and this beasty crawled up her arm, onto her shoulder.

    On the way home I told her how brave I thought she was and her reply was,

    "I only did it because I knew you would do it!" :eek: :eek: :eek: Ho hum, ho hum

    Regards
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    Nat chuckles out loud!
     
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    Spiders only set up shop where they think there is a food supply. So its either spiders or creepy crawlies and flies.
    Les
     
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    I have a deal with the spiders in my bathroom - they don't fool with me, I don't fool with them

    Once in a while a big one ends up in the bath and can't climb out. So I have developed my patented Spider Ladder - a piece of loo roll hanging over the side of the bath. I leave it overnight and they climb out and they don't return. I guess walking round and round in the bath makes them dizzy

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    ive had load and im scared

    one was bigger than a horse and took 3 of us to kill it with spoons

    maybe i drempt that one
     
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    You used to be able to buy a real 'spider ladder' - a miniature rope ladder that you hung off the taps!
     
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