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  • In my bathroom, I know there's black widows in Eastern WA, I'm not so sure about over here in Graham, WA lol

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    Home boy looked exactly like this one.
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  • you're lucky to be alive.
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  • Zebulon Dak wrote:you're lucky to be alive.


    The hell was it?!

    I off'd that sumbish with the quickness though.
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  • I dunno man but I'm glad it's dead.
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  • I giggled like a creep, in public, reading this.
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  • Looks like a black widow all right but so do many others.

    Did you scratch its belly to see if the hourglass shape was there?

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  • Just remember, he was crawling all over you as you slept the night before.

    Oh, and there are probably 10,000 eggs somewhere in your house, just waiting to hatch.
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  • JSeahawks wrote:Just remember, he was crawling all over you as you slept the night before.

    Oh, and there are probably 10,000 eggs somewhere in your house, just waiting to hatch.


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  • Looks like a black widow. They are really shiny and look like sprayed with black gloss
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  • After some research, seems to me it was a male western black widow, glad i sprayed the shit out of him with the bug spray lol
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  • I'd be on high alert for more - especially while lying in bed.
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  • Throwdown wrote:After some research, seems to me it was a male western black widow, glad i sprayed the shit out of him with the bug spray lol


    Oh shit. This is even worse then I originally suspected. Somewhere in your attic is the female black widow who is pissed that you stole her kill, and her after mating dinner, from her.
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  • That looks like a female black widow to me. I think the males look a lot different. Luckily they're almost blind. Almost.
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  • J, that's hilarious. Good work.
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  • Black Widows are not usually venomous to people except for children and the elderly. Can be painful, and if you have an allergic response however, you screwed.
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  • What Throwdown really saw -


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  • RolandDeschain wrote:J, that's hilarious. Good work.


    U shaddup u jurk!

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  • Damn Throw. You need to get a girlfriend to protect you.
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  • Zebulon Dak wrote:Damn Throw. You need to get a girlfriend to protect you.


    Like I said, I got hoes on hoes on hoes.
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  • Throwdown wrote:
    RolandDeschain wrote:J, that's hilarious. Good work.


    U shaddup u jurk!

    -sincerly throwdown on his iPhone


    You have an iPhone?

    We're done. You hear me?

    DONE.
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  • Yeah I just threw up in my mouth. wtf.
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  • Zebulon Dak wrote:Yeah I just threw up in my mouth. wtf.


    We'll throw up on his iPhone together. Fist bump!

    Then we'll bump our GNote IIs together and share a video of it.
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  • Lolz
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  • Throwdown wrote:Lolz


    SHUT UP!
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  • I'm just glad that Zeb was there to get it all on video:

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  • Actually, sir, I was draining the main vein n the calmly walked out, came back with an old scuffed up Nike and hit the bastard.
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  • Get Black Widows and Brown Recluses all the time. Just kill 'em with whatever, it's all good. The ones that make ya jump are the damn Wolf-Spiders. They're pretty much harmless, but when you see them (or startled by them), it's a different story.
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  • Throwdown (probably):

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    Oh, and Zeb was filming (also probably).
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  • I've apparently developed quite the reputation as a cinematographer.
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  • Well no. You can't expect to lose your shit at the end and still call yourself a cinematographer. Sacrifice the body for the film.
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  • lol, honestly if i seen a spider that big i'd leave the house.

    Not messing with anything like that, I've seen arachnophobia
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  • For those of you that are worried about spiders in your house studys show they tend to run around the rooms against the walls at baseboard levels. Years ago we had a few and I had a couple of bites on my arms overnight.

    Any hardware store has little cardboard houses you put against the baseboards in your bedroom and they will catch them pretty quickly. We caught several in the first week and none since.

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  • taz291819 wrote:Get Black Widows and Brown Recluses all the time. Just kill 'em with whatever, it's all good. The ones that make ya jump are the damn Wolf-Spiders. They're pretty much harmless, but when you see them (or startled by them), it's a different story.


    Truth. Those big bastard wolf spiders are vicious. They'll CHASE you even.
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  • I've experienced a tarantula before when I was in AZ visiting my sweet granny dearest, she went ham on him though and hit him a big ass rock.

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  • Wolf spiders are natural problem solvers. If another spider finds itself with a few bodies which need to be disposed of, call a wold spider, they'll handle it.
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  • Zebulon Dak wrote:I've apparently developed quite the reputation as a cinematographer.



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  • Throwdown wrote:lol, honestly if i seen a spider that big i'd leave the house.

    Not messing with anything like that, I've seen arachnophobia


    It's almost definitely a practical joke. I've never heard of a jumping spider that big; the only ones about that size are Goliath tarantulas that live in South America or the Huntsmans which live in Laos.
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  • Sarlacc83 wrote:
    Throwdown wrote:lol, honestly if i seen a spider that big i'd leave the house.

    Not messing with anything like that, I've seen arachnophobia


    It's almost definitely a practical joke. I've never heard of a jumping spider that big; the only ones about that size are Goliath tarantulas that live in South America or the Huntsmans which live in Laos.


    I haven't read the thread, but jumping spiders in the states are pretty much contained to Black Widows. Those damn things actually jump as they lay eggs to spread them out and make them harder to detect. Apparently they are small enough to get ingrained in carpet or bed blankets. Pretty impressive, really
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  • While technically not spiders, camel spiders are pretty big and also very aggressive and ornery. They'll give you nightmares. They're about the size of a tarantula, and will chase you down and attack. We used to mess with them in Afghanistan all the time.
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  • Seahawk Sailor wrote:While technically not spiders, camel spiders are pretty big and also very aggressive and ornery. They'll give you nightmares. They're about the size of a tarantula, and will chase you down and attack. We used to mess with them in Afghanistan all the time.


    God, I hate those things. Used to get them in the house in New Mexico. Little smaller variety, there, but same Death Predator Jaws.

    Those, and ridiculously large centipedes. Oh, and black widows galore.

    Now Fayetteville, on the other hand. First week we moved into a rental house that had been empty for over a year, I killed a TON of brown recluses. The things were every-freaking-where. Came to learn that brown recluses aren't by any stretch of the imagination reclusive. First day, walked into the master bath and there were three of them just hanging out in the sink. EVERYwhere.
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  • Black Widow spiders are not aggressive spiders.People generally get bit when they have the spider in a no win situation where they bite to get away and there venom attacks the nervous system so it will not be a fun experience.Their webs are really messy looking unlike alot of web building spiders that build beautiful webs.I highly doubt anybody sees brown recluse on a regular basis more than likely you are seeing a hobo spider which seems to be more prevelant to the Northwest and is mistaken for due to the marking on the carapace.I would just look around the house for any more activity.
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  • VHawk wrote:Black Widow spiders are not aggressive spiders.People generally get bit when they have the spider in a no win situation where they bite to get away and there venom attacks the nervous system so it will not be a fun experience.Their webs are really messy looking unlike alot of web building spiders that build beautiful webs.I highly doubt anybody sees brown recluse on a regular basis more than likely you are seeing a hobo spider which seems to be more prevelant to the Northwest and is mistaken for due to the marking on the carapace.I would just look around the house for any more activity.


    Exactly. The males are also significantly smaller than the females, and have no red hourglass. I killed hundreds of them while helping my dad blow out sprinklers growing up, as valve boxes seemed to be their favorite hiding place (dark, lots of nooks and crannies, and other bugs to eat).

    You guys want a fucked up scary spider story? When I was about 15, I had just turned off my lights and was laying in my bed, listening to Loveline (back when Adam Corolla was on it), as I did every night. I felt something on my forehead, like a tuft of hair had shifted and was brushing up against me. I ignored it for a brief second until I felt it again, and quickly brushed my hand across my head, back to front, got up and turned on the lights. On top of the covers near the end of my bed was one of the largest mother fucking wolf spiders I'd seen! I tortured the hell out of that piece of shit. Didn't get much sleep that night, was too on edge.
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  • I flipping hate spiders like the plague. I use pest control because I don't want them crawling on my kids or me.

    One night, crashed on the couch, TV on, I opened my eyes to see a monster coming out of the has fireplace. He got all the way to the middle of the room and all I did was lift my head and the thing froze. It knew I was eyeing it and the second I moved to get up, the thing darts back for the fireplace. Just barely got him. That was when I decided that the little bastards were aware and called the man. The smart ones get big. ;)
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  • I live in a subtropical environment and there is so many species of spiders.The jumping spiders are really cool they can have some really cool colors.
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  • I honestly don't mind spiders, because just like snakes, they're basically free pest-control. If I see a spider-web on my back porch, I leave it be, as it helps to take care of the mosquito problem (and us folks in the South get a ton of mosquitoes).
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  • JSeahawks wrote:Just remember, he was crawling all over you as you slept the night before.

    Oh, and there are probably 10,000 eggs somewhere in your house, just waiting to hatch.


    Probably in his pillow. It's a nice, warm location.
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  • The Outfield wrote:
    JSeahawks wrote:Just remember, he was crawling all over you as you slept the night before.

    Oh, and there are probably 10,000 eggs somewhere in your house, just waiting to hatch.


    Probably in his pillow. It's a nice, warm location.

    Or maybe not even inside of his house, just inside of him. :shock:
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  • I knew it. I knew i heard a woman scream the other day. Puss.

    Kill what you will, but let the jumpers go. They hunt on the hoof needing no web just thier jump line. They keep those other critters that crawl across you every night while you're asleep at bay.

    Btw. Did i mention you were a pussy? I reckon in reality it doesn't matter much. Air your girlish phobia in public and someone will come to your rescue.
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