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Spider Invasion! Picts may totally creep some out

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  • Spider Invasion! Picts may totally creep some out


    My all organic tendacies would be oh so done if this ever happened to my place. Bring on the chemicals & flame throwers!

    That looks like an old run in shed in the pict. I am sure I would be running out in horror. Who am I kidding, I would NEVER walk thru all that to even check out the run in shed.
    Last edited by ThisTooShallPass; Mar. 7, 2012, 05:44 PM. Reason: added warning to caption
    "Police officers are public servants. Not James Bond with a license to kill."

  • #2
    Why did I open that link...nightmares forever for me now!!!!

    And the picture of the dog kills me...he is just oh so casually roaming through all those webs...yuck!


    • #3
      I'm not sure if I grew out of stupid or ran out of brave.

      Practicing Member of the Not too Klassy for Boxed Wine Clique


      • #4

        I can only hope the "normally solitary" wolf spiders that populate my barn in the summer don't read this and get ideas.
        *friend of bar.ka*RIP all my lovely boys, gone too soon:
        Steppin' Out 1988-2004
        Hey Vern! 1982-2009, Cash's Bay Threat 1994-2009
        Sam(Jaybee Altair) 1994-2015


        • Original Poster

          I added a warning to the title.
          "Police officers are public servants. Not James Bond with a license to kill."


          • #6
            No way am I opening that link. I'll take everyone's word for it.

            I found a pesticide online called Demon that works pretty well.


            • #7
              I am not looking at links either, especially when warned.
              I kind of like spiders, just not when they run the world.
              Especially some we have here, black widows and brown recluses, that can make you very sick if you happen to annoy them, like sticking your foot in a boot you have not used for long they decided made a nice house for them, you are not using it anyway.


              • #8
                Whoa...that's a whole lotta creepy-crawlies!
                You jump in the saddle,
                Hold onto the bridle!
                Jump in the line!


                • #9
                  I was okay until I got to the close up shot. OMG! NO NO NO NO NO NO NO!

                  I had a solitary Huntsman spider in my house a few months ago. I still can't go into my bedroom without checking the corners of the ceiling.
                  "Is it ignorance or apathy? Hey, I don't know and I don't care." ~Jimmy Buffett


                  • #10
                    Kinda glad the pictures wouldnt load on my phone since I'm currently getting a pedicure. Im sure the lady working on my feet wouldnt be thrilled if I shrieked and kicked her in the face as a reaction to spider pictures...
                    Charlie Brown (1994 bay TB X gelding)
                    White Star (2004 grey TB gelding)

                    Mystical Moment, 1977-2010.


                    • #11
                      Ew ew EW. I should have known better than to open pics in a thread called Spider Invasion.

                      I would die, just die, if I ever came upon something like that.


                      • #12
                        CurbAppeal...probably not the best thing to find in your house if you're an arachnophobe!

                        Nothing like a spider big enough to HEAR when it runs across the floor, wall or ceiling.
                        You jump in the saddle,
                        Hold onto the bridle!
                        Jump in the line!


                        • #13


                          • #14
                            To keep this horse related....
                            Thus do we growl that our big toes have, at this moment, been thrown up from below!


                            • #15

                              This is absolutely awesome!!!! I love spiders actually!


                              • #16
                                did not even get to the close up shot... saw it on the news tonight!!!


                                • #17
                                  Originally posted by LexInVA View Post
                                  William Shatner is in it. Keepin' it horse related.

                                  Oh, and the filmmakers can't claim "no spiders were hurt in the making of this movie," the archnid-abusing bustards. I saw one run over! For shame.

                                  Back OT and pro-spider:

                                  Great pictures. The Pakistan one was beautiful.

                                  And the Aussies pointed out that the spiders were doing a service. Moving above ground to escape the water, they were chowing down on mosquitos and other insect whatnot (that came with the water and also comes with impending Armageddon).

                                  So stop ragging on the spiders. How many blood-sucking, itch-making, malaria-transmitting mosquitos have you killed in your lifetime? Uh, huh, just as I thought: not too many compared to even one spider in its short, small and unobtrusive lifetime.

                                  And a spider has a small carbon footprint, too.
                                  Last edited by mvp; Mar. 7, 2012, 11:40 PM. Reason: Can't write while defending spiders. At least they don't care.
                                  The armchair saddler
                                  Politically Pro-Cat


                                  • #18
                                    Oh, theoretically I love spiders. I think all chelicerates are pretty neat little things.

                                    But I would have seven thousand heart attacks if I walked out of my door and saw that. Grateful, for the lack of mosquitoes, but likely dead (see: heart attacks).

                                    My rational brain loves 'em, but it can't convince my flight instinct.


                                    • #19
                                      Originally posted by ThisTooShallPass View Post

                                      My all organic tendacies would be oh so done if this ever happened to my place. Bring on the chemicals & flame throwers!
                                      Today I will be happier than a bird with a french fry.


                                      • #20
                                        I saw that in the news yesterday, & as a hard-core confirmed arachnophobic, I was shell-shocked. Can't even remotely IMAGINE how I'd deal with something like that. Would have been long gone or put a bullet through my head WAY before the webbing/invasion reached that point. Geesh.