By Anonymous - 30/09/2012 17:57 - Germany - Hagen
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Then someone breaks into the house with a gun and she takes 'em out with her bare hands. Stone cold killer that little one is.
Most spiders are not poisonous, and the ones who are probably won't kill you. Even with the poisonous ones, there are such things as hospitals. And wouldn't you rather kill or release the spider and get it over with than have it alive and wandering around the house? People need to stop using poisonous spiders as an excuse to be afraid. -_-
#38: Unless it's a common jumping spider or a trap-door spider (which I love playing with), any spider I see is a dead spider. I've come into contact with brown recluses and black widows. I've had my hand and fingers less than two inches from a black widow without knowing it, and it was only AFTER I had killed it that I saw the red hourglass.
67-I am pretty sure most people are not afraid due to the number of poisonous species but rather they are afraid because of the number of those spiders (which is greater than two). Also, the fact that most of us cannot instantly identify the kind of spider does not help.
Try live in Australia we have the worlds most deadliest everything. Spiders - Sydney Funnel Web, Mouse eating spider, normal funnel web, red back, and more. Snakes - taipan, king brown, red belly black, one that lives in the ocean, brown snake Sea creatures - box jellyfish, blue ring octopus, stonefish.
Okay, first of all, I never said not to kill the spider. Obviously it's better to let it live if you can, but it's not a big deal if you can't. If it's a phobia, it's a phobia. Fine. But don't try to use "oh, it's not an irrational fear because spiders are poisonous" as an excuse. I thought that was obvious from my last sentences. Seriously, it's like you guys don't even read what's written before you respond. :/