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I Hate Spiders

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    I'm up at my Daddy's yesterday for a grill out. We're all standing outside just shooting the...breeze...and he was saying how he has seen about 7 brown recluses in the past couple of weeks. I froze. I was standing in grass thinking, holy **** they could get me right now! Or I...
    GoldieMtZion GoldieMtZion 26-30, F 23 Responses May 27, 2008

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    One of the best moments: Had a spider in my

    room. Tried desperately to find it and had no idea how it disappeared so easily. Spend ages looking for it. Suddenly I hear crackling. Yes, crackling. Coming from behind my door (which I think was closed) Look to see where the noise is coming from and there I see the sneaky bugg...
    1lonelydaisy 1lonelydaisy 41-45 1 Response Nov 10, 2014

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    I poured hot wax on a spider,

    do you think that will kill it? Please help SOS SOS
    Lanigga14 Lanigga14 13-15, F 1 Response Jun 11

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    littlemisslonelyheart littlemisslonelyheart 13-15, F 1 Response Nov 19, 2014

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    I dont actually hate spiders at all,

    I just joined so I could post some interesting facts about them to freak all you spider haters out :) At any given moment every person in the world is has at least one spider within 8 feet of them. 90% of spiders enter the home from clothes and other fabric items, such as towels...
    NihilSineNefas NihilSineNefas 22-25, M Apr 16

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    I have a bit of a routine myself

    which I do sometimes. I inspect every corner of my room for spiders before going to sleep. If I forget, I get my phone or ipad to shine on the walls and inspect. Not very reliable but it makes me feel better.
    1lonelydaisy 1lonelydaisy 41-45 1 Response Nov 10, 2014

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    I hate spiders!! They scare the living **** out

    of me, and I'm afraid they'll bite my baby!
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jun 3

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    The only thing worse

    than seeing a spider is going to get something to Kill it only to see when you get back its gone ... 👀😳 and now its on the loose... 😭
    TeddyOrTeddie TeddyOrTeddie 13-15, M 2 Responses May 3, 2014

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    There is a big *** spider on the wall right now

    and it's huge and black omg Imma die
    HazeyHaley HazeyHaley 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 20

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    Okay so imagine, laying in on the couch

    and there's just this huge freaking SPIDER crawling around -.- and then you look for something to kill it with and all you have is your iPhone!!! And then it goes night night and your skin is just left still tingling from the fear of there being more.. and they ask why I can't...
    treytheunicorn treytheunicorn 13-15, M 2 Responses Jan 29

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    Killed one big *** ***** in my car

    that was dangling off ME!!!!!, so grabbed my mma glove and beat the **** out of it, Now i think i broke my hand!!!............ never been in so much pain :'(
    Arizv11 Arizv11 22-25, M 1 Response Dec 24, 2014

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    Oh mister spider. Why must you torment me so?

    Why must you manipulate my family into thinking that a 5 year old girl miraculously snuck into our house and started screaming, when obviously twas I who committed the act? Oh mister spider, what have I done to deserve this? :P
    TheRonin TheRonin 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 5, 2014

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    Dreadful Creatures They Are

    I hate spiders. When I was either five or seven, I was showering and somehow had a spider crawl up my wet leg. How he managed to do that while water was dripping down, I have yet to know. This week (week 43) I have encountered three spiders. On Monday I woke from a nap on the...
    BounceAround BounceAround 22-25, F 4 Responses Oct 24, 2013

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    I have arachnophobia big time.

    It's so bad I get dizzy and faint when I see one. I never even killed one because I can't make myself get that close.
    deleted deleted 26-30 May 29

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    Sophiaa18 Sophiaa18 18-21, F 4 Responses Apr 20, 2014

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    I was putting clothes in the wash

    when suddenly a big black hairy spider crawled across my had D: I ran away to get my shoes, then I death stomped that evil being D: eewww spiders!
    TheOceansBreeze TheOceansBreeze 18-21, M 1 Response Dec 28, 2013

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    Agh!

    I hate spiders. I've always been scared of them. and one has just run across my foot! D: it's huge! doesn't help there's been warnings of false widow spiders in Yorkshire. I'm gonna go hide under a rock with a dingo
    teemonkeysocks teemonkeysocks 22-25, F 4 Responses Oct 19, 2013

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    One time I was on the motorway with my mother.

    There was a spider on the dash and it was coming closer. I can't remember how big it was. But it was about to crawl on ME. I was near squealing in fear. She couldn't stop on the freeway so she desperately found an exit off and parked in a driveway...of like a funeral home or...
    1lonelydaisy 1lonelydaisy 41-45 Nov 10, 2014

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    They Are Not Normal!

    I cannot even begin to describe how bad my fear is of them! They actually freak me out! I live in England. The biggest spider over here is probably gotta be like daddy long legs, so they aren't that big. I mean my fear is that bad even the tiniest of spiders drives me crazy. A...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Feb 15, 2013

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    Spiders are scary. I dislike them greatly.

    All spiders.. Small, big, thin, fat, hairy, bald.. They all scare me and make my skin crawl.. The big ones most people keep as pets don't bother me as much, as long as they don't come out of their cage..
    XxLittleBrotherxX XxLittleBrotherxX 18-21, M 1 Response Feb 25

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    I hate the thought the buggers are crawling

    everywhere at night. Seen so many of them at night time I managed to see just in time. And some I missed and couldn't spray because it was too late. Argh. I wish someone would kill every spider on earth. Burn it with fire!!
    1lonelydaisy 1lonelydaisy 41-45 Nov 10, 2014

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    Strange143 Strange143 16-17, F 1 Response Nov 30, 2014

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    I saw a spider crawl up the bathroom wall,

    I immediately punched it with my fist...now I feel invincible
    jbm1984 jbm1984 31-35, F 2 Responses Jun 19

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    I don't know why I'm

    so terrified of spiders. Even just thinking of one crawling around freaks me the hell out. A spider was once in the tub before I was about to shower- lets just say I did not take that shower.. For those of you who say "They are only small! They won't hurt you." You know what...
    Shyness03 Shyness03 16-17, F 4 Responses Dec 22, 2013

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    I fought a spider and lost.

    He had eight eyes and eight legs he could see and hit more angles than me it wasn't a fair fight he should have only used two eyes and two arms.
    gaara1019 gaara1019 18-21, M Jun 9

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    omg a spider just crawled on me ( I got it off)

    it scared me so bad I fell off the couch I killed it with the broom
    Heydoglovers Heydoglovers 36-40, F Jun 27

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    There's a spider in my bed 😭😖😣😢.

    Guess I won't be getting any sleep ever again EVER
    JuBear424 JuBear424 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 21, 2014

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    When I moved here I had no room to stay,

    so my step father gave up his room. His room was filthy and disgusting to say the least. But the first thing I noticed was the amount of daddy long legs everywhere!! Had to get the fly spray and manically spray like h*ll all over the walls! He didn't care or think anything of...
    1lonelydaisy 1lonelydaisy 41-45 Nov 10, 2014

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    Not sure if I've shared this one.

    Think I have but I'm not sure. Trampoline incident: So I was bouncing on our trampoline with a bunch of stuffed animals on the trampoline as well. Suddenly, I see a black fat looking spider crawling towards me!! Not sure what type of spider it was, but it was horrible and...
    1lonelydaisy 1lonelydaisy 41-45 1 Response Nov 10, 2014

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    Apparently the spider I've been chasing

    for two days is a Parson spider. Non lethal, but ******* impossible to catch.
    ftmFreddy ftmFreddy 18-21, T 2 Responses May 29

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    I have a very big fear of spiders.

    And it seems that as I get older it only gets worse. If I see one no matter what size I am afraid the rest of the day. I have a routine before I take a shower or get in bed to check for spiders. I cry like a little baby. And I have a fear that there will be one in my car well I...
    Trueinfinity Trueinfinity 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 21, 2013

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    I tried killing a spider.

    I can't find the body now.......... I don't feel safe in my room 0__0
    whassupoldlady whassupoldlady 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 9, 2014

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    Thanks spider for almost crashing me into a

    pole. It was so sweet of you to creepily slide down your web in front of my eyes glaring at me.
    SheWasJaded SheWasJaded 26-30, F 1 Response Jun 1, 2014

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    They give me the creeps,

    I hate pretty much everything about them and honestly they are almost alien to me. I get so scared by them sometimes I can't kill them, especially when its a giant huntsman if I miss once then I know its going to disappear only to get revenge on me when I'm sleeping, I have no...
    SweetiePants SweetiePants 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 22, 2014

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    HATE it when they are hanging outside the front

    door and you need to go outside or hanging from the ledge of a door you need to walk through. Yet you are terrified as you walk past they will drop down on you. About a year ago I went to open the door at night. As soon as I did so, a lovely (sarcasm) spider drops down to greet...
    1lonelydaisy 1lonelydaisy 41-45 Nov 10, 2014

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    Dreaming about wonderful things.

    That moment when you wake to something tickling your arm. You open your eyes to see a big spider tormenting you!
    WastedShadedDaylight WastedShadedDaylight 31-35, F 4 Responses Apr 19

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    Huge Spider

    Day before yesterday I went into the bathroom and something told me to look down. OMG OMG OMG beside the bath mat was a gigantic spider. It was so ugly, and looked poisonous, it had two humps and light brown. I screamed ran and got the Raid hoping it hadn't gotten away. Thank God...
    AwesomeAngel AwesomeAngel 22-25, F 3 Responses Jun 16, 2012

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    Way Beyond Gross

    My daughter and I were watching TV about 12 years ago when running across the far wall,behind the TV comes a huge black wolf spider.It was the biggest spider i had ever seen. We both screamed and jumped up on the couch.(About 5 feet away). We fought over who was going to kill it...
    maureenb maureenb 46-50, F 4 Responses Nov 18, 2007

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    I was just running down my stairs,

    yes I run, walking is too mainstream. There was a spider hanging down from the ceiling, sitting there, just waiting for me. He was probably planning this whole thing out. Anyway, I was running down the stairs and ran right into the spider, who then started crawling up my...
    PrincessKayleigh PrincessKayleigh 16-17, F 3 Responses May 13, 2014

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    OMG I ******* HATE SPIDERS I've been

    so freaked out by spiders since the day I watched Charlotte's Web when I was little.
    Californialexiiiiiii Californialexiiiiiii 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 1

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    Growing up and still to this day I have to get

    my mother to get them. Sometimes I just get them with fly spray but that isn't a really reliable way because the air from it makes them blow away and I can't find them. I hate it when they are in the shower or above the bath. Especially when they MOVE. A while ago there was a...
    1lonelydaisy 1lonelydaisy 41-45 Nov 10, 2014

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    OMG THERE IS A SPIDER ON THE CEILING.

    .... HELP ME BEFORE IT EATS ME!?!?!?!?!
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Apr 10

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    RTKDcarmichael1stdegree RTKDcarmichael1stdegree 18-21, M Feb 25

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    I only ever felt bad

    for one spider. No not charolette, Boris, Boris the spider(by the who)
    gaara1019 gaara1019 18-21, M Jun 10

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    There aint nothin good ever gonna come of a

    spider, period!Anything smaller than a dime, has eight legs and thousands of legs that can kick a full grown persons ***??  No way, No how. Get me the hell away from them now! They are pure evil, AND THEY HAVE BLACK MAGIC TOO!.Ever stomp on one and lift your foot to see the...
    LadyGallivanter LadyGallivanter 41-45, F 1 Response Jun 25

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    The moment when you sit

    and stare at a spider and will it to vanish.
    lillyforever4 lillyforever4 16-17, F 3 Responses Apr 16

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    For a few months back in the summer this spider

    in my garage kept terrorizing me.Every time i went in the garage it would always be out somewhere waiting for me and appear every time.On the floor,on the wall,on my car,somewhere!.I exhausted 3 cans of Raid trying to put it through a slow painful death,but it always alluded me...