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DeposeTheBoyKing Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Aug-08-05 03:11 PM
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Egad! Where is the HUGH spider I smashed the other night?
There was a spider the size of my head crouching next to my shoes in the garage the other evening, and I smashed it with a flip-flop (or so I thought). I was in a hurry to do something and didn't dispose of the corpse. Now it's GONE. I hope my husband threw it away; otherwise it may be resurrected, hiding in my shoes and waiting to exact revenge!
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KG Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Aug-08-05 03:12 PM
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1. LOOSER!
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puerco-bellies Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Aug-08-05 03:12 PM
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2. Behind You!!!!!!
Sorry couldn't resist.
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Odonata Donating Member (152 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Aug-08-05 03:13 PM
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3. You're probably spreading her eggs all around...
with each and every flippity flop! That's what you get for squashing creatures smaller than you with your shoes.

Thbbbbbt! :P
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DeposeTheBoyKing Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Aug-08-05 03:14 PM
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6. Oh, that reminds me of a gross story
I remember a party we were having on the patio when I was a kid. A giant spider came crawling across the patio, and my mom dropped her shoe on it. HUNDREDS of spider babies came running out, and I ran for my life!
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khashka Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Aug-08-05 03:14 PM
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4. You Moran!
That was Ann Coulter! Not a spider!

Khash.
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matcom Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Aug-08-05 03:14 PM
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5. recuperating
in you bed
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Wetzelbill Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Aug-08-05 03:14 PM
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7. ugh....I'm creeped out now... nt
Edited on Mon Aug-08-05 03:15 PM by Wetzelbill
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Mistress Quickly Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Aug-08-05 03:25 PM
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8. Something probably ate it...
Ants can make short work of dead bugs. So will cats if they're hungry.
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enlightenment Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Aug-08-05 03:28 PM
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9. Probably hanging out with the gigantic
black bug (probably a cockroach, but I didn't bother to get a close look) that dropped off my ceiling and landed on my shoulder while I was reading in bed last night. After I levitated off the bed, the bug (at least 2" long and half as wide) fell off -- with some not so gentle persuasion from me -- and ran under? the bed. Couldn't find it. Eventually returned to bed and resumed reading. Moments later the d&%n thing was on my shoulder again. This time it got in my hair before I airlifted it with the book.
It scuttled down the side of the bed.
I STILL don't know where it is.
yuck.
yuck.
yuck.
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DeposeTheBoyKing Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Aug-08-05 03:29 PM
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10. ARRRRRGGGGGHHHHH!
How did you escape having a heart attack??
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enlightenment Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Aug-08-05 03:36 PM
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11. Not sure I didn't -- my roommate thought I was having
some sort of seizure, as I stood on my bed (narrowly missed being decapitated by my ceiling fan) brushing frantically at my head and nightclothes, hopping from foot to foot. She didn't hear the first episode, but did hear the book (or was it the bug?? ewwh) hit the wall between our rooms the second time.

Added to the current black widow spider infestation we are having, I'm as jumpy as a long-tailed cat in a room full of rocking chairs.
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warrens Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Aug-08-05 03:45 PM
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14. Thet thar was probably a palmetto bug
Assuming you live in the south. Oh, hint about black widows. They build their nests LOW, below knee height. In dark corners. I speak from experience.
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enlightenment Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Aug-08-05 03:59 PM
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15. Unfortunately, I live in Las Vegas --
unfortunate in many respects, but on this subject -- I've never seen a palmetto bug (translation: huge, flying cockroach. I don't care what the entomologists say) here. We do have monster regular cockroaches; low, black, and wide as houses. Nasty things.

Thanks for the tips on the widows. People swear they don't live here. HA. They just need to come to my house. We are on a search and destroy mission this week -- foundations, nooks and crannies. Found one the size of the ball of my thumb (the whole spider, not the abdomen) hanging off the limb of the tree next to my window. Knocked her out of the tree, she chased me (okay, I'm a chicken) a quarter of the way across the yard; I got angry and stepped on her. ick.

I usually have a live and let live policy on insects, but it's gotten out of hand -- and I'm bigger and have opposable thumbs (meaning I can hold the insecticide and spray it at the same time).

In terms of my chances for reincarnation, I rarely rise above invertebrate anyway, so if this puts me back to one-celled organism, so be it. I just can't take anymore creepy crawlies sharing my bed.
:hide:
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texas1928 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Aug-08-05 03:41 PM
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12. I have to ask...
What is a HUGH spider?

:shrug:
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DeposeTheBoyKing Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Aug-08-05 03:42 PM
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13. I guess it's a "moran" thing
People jokingly call huge things "HUGH" to make fun of freepers. (I think that's the origin, anyway)
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