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OffWithTheirHeads Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jan-09-10 08:41 PM
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19. Define harm.
I like spiders. They eat mosquitoes therefore, they are my friends.
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  -Which house spiders, in California, are "harmless?" Amerigo Vespucci  Jan-09-10 05:01 PM   #0 
  - Wolf spiders make nice "pets".. they eat lots of flies, and their web is spectacular to look at  SoCalDem   Jan-09-10 07:10 PM   #1 
  - The wolf spiders in my house don't spin webs  EvolveOrConvolve   Jan-09-10 07:38 PM   #6 
     - My cat loves spiders too...  Amerigo Vespucci   Jan-09-10 08:04 PM   #10 
     - I'd love to see that! n/t  janx   Jan-09-10 08:05 PM   #11 
     - One of my cats makes a strange clicking noise with his mouth  EvolveOrConvolve   Jan-09-10 08:32 PM   #13 
        - Desmond Morris, author of "The Naked Ape," explains that in his book "Catwatching."  Amerigo Vespucci   Jan-09-10 08:40 PM   #17 
           - Thanks for the suggestion!  EvolveOrConvolve   Jan-09-10 08:47 PM   #24 
     - The one I had, built a large funnel shaped web in the corner of the window  SoCalDem   Jan-10-10 01:20 AM   #35 
  - None.  flvegan   Jan-09-10 07:12 PM   #2 
  - When I lived in San Jose I had a black widow in the garage...  Amerigo Vespucci   Jan-09-10 07:20 PM   #3 
  - I've run into black widows in Colorado and New Mexico.  janx   Jan-09-10 07:44 PM   #7 
  - Hear, hear!  GreenPartyVoter   Jan-09-10 07:23 PM   #4 
  - Really?  janx   Jan-09-10 07:36 PM   #5 
  - I don't mind the tiny ones so much.  flvegan   Jan-09-10 07:45 PM   #8 
  - The next time you see a little one--this is really fun and what  janx   Jan-09-10 07:58 PM   #9 
  - i've heard my husband squeal like a little girl at the sight of a large spider  fizzgig   Jan-09-10 08:37 PM   #14 
     - I know! Once there was a spider the the bathtub.  janx   Jan-09-10 08:39 PM   #16 
     - I consider myself a manly man - at least until there's a spider nearby  EvolveOrConvolve   Jan-09-10 08:50 PM   #25 
  - I remember when you refused to go camping out here because of, and I quote "tarantulas."  LeftyMom   Jan-09-10 08:38 PM   #15 
  - Look at Post #12. Brown widows!  flvegan   Jan-09-10 08:52 PM   #26 
  - The idiot drivers should scare you more. nt  LeftyMom   Jan-09-10 09:12 PM   #29 
  - You and Leftymom are funny.  janx   Jan-09-10 09:45 PM   #30 
  - I have to admit that as well.  janx   Jan-09-10 08:54 PM   #27 
  - +1  Eyerish   Jan-09-10 08:42 PM   #21 
  - There is now a "brown widow" in California  begin_within   Jan-09-10 08:21 PM   #12 
  - Spiders? You wanna talk spiders? Try the Brown Recluse.  NNadir   Jan-09-10 08:40 PM   #18 
  - Define harm.  OffWithTheirHeads   Jan-09-10 08:41 PM   #19 
  - Harm as in bite you while you sleep.  Amerigo Vespucci   Jan-09-10 08:42 PM   #22 
     - Some will bite when you sleep...if you crash your arm over them.  janx   Jan-09-10 08:44 PM   #23 
     - If you are sleeping, how would you know?  OffWithTheirHeads   Jan-09-10 11:01 PM   #32 
        - Well, for example, you're laying in bed...  Amerigo Vespucci   Jan-09-10 11:51 PM   #34 
  - The ones that don't kill you will be the harmless ones.  Kaleva   Jan-09-10 08:42 PM   #20 
  - And yet...strangely enough...I take no comfort in your reassuring words.  Amerigo Vespucci   Jan-09-10 11:47 PM   #33 
  - Here:  janx   Jan-09-10 09:00 PM   #28 
  - Oh dear. I have a solid black one in my closet.  KamaAina   Jan-09-10 10:47 PM   #31 
  - I don't know about spider venom toxicity  emdistortion   Jan-10-10 02:57 AM   #36 
  - I saw my small spide friend again today  janx   Jan-11-10 12:09 AM   #37 

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