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I Hate Spiders

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    They are the most horrifying creatures on the

    planet. I wish they would all move to the Amazon or something or just stay out of my house. I'm grateful I don't live in an area with tarantulas. They would probably literally give me nightmares if i found one in my room.
    moose73630 moose73630 16-17, M 3 Responses Oct 21, 2014

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

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

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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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    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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    RTKDcarmichael1stdegree RTKDcarmichael1stdegree 18-21, M Feb 25

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

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    (except for Tarantulas.

    ...those i like)Ever since i got bitten by a particularly nasty species... which still hasn't fully healed after.... *rolling eyes* i don't even remember how long it's been... It's getting better, but dang sure taking it's time about it.....I have no pity for them. 
    SweetKiester SweetKiester 41-45, F 3 Responses Feb 19, 2014

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    SPDERS RUIN MY DAY! I was sweeping up my

    workout room which is in my basement. My water heater and furnace are in the same room and when I swept around them I found...SPIDERS. I stopped sweeping, stopped my workout, loaded up my son and went to the store. Fml
    CamoCountryGirl CamoCountryGirl 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 16, 2014

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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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    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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    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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    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 a week ago

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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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    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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    Spider Photo Shoot

    I wrote a story once that needed an illustration that had Tarantulas. I caught a bunch of them and asked my daughters to be the "spider wranglers" for the photo shoot.They all said "HELL NO"! I had to try and keep the spiders within lense range myself.Before...
    PeaceOnEarth PeaceOnEarth 46-50, F 3 Responses Nov 7, 2007

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    So Much So...

    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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    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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    *sees huge spider in bathroom* Me : ' Yo bro,

    whatcha doing here?' Spider: *wiggles it's hairy 8 legs * Me: ' Oh cool , cool.' *doesn't go to that bathroom for a 100 years*
    introvertlife introvertlife 18-21, F Apr 8, 2014

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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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    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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    Scary

    I am terrified of spiders.  I can’t stand them in my house and I pay the Orkin man to insure that I don’t see any.  Unfortunately I saw one the other day along with ants marching outside my home.  I have called the Orkin man and he will be to my rescue...
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm 41-45, F 9 Responses May 14, 2008

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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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    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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    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...
    flowergurl90 flowergurl90 22-25, F 5 Responses Dec 9, 2014

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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 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.