I Have Seen A Black Widow Spider

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    Rough Morning

     Many years ago I woke up hungover on a hot Summer's afternoon after a wild all-nighter party the night before. I felt like absolute crap! Very slowly my very red glazed eyes slowly opened only to see a Black Widow just inches away on my pillow. My room mate had a...
    zillaron zillaron
    51-55, M
    1 Response Jan 11, 2010

    They Loved My Garage And My Car

    when i was a kid, i always wanted to know what their like. i never ever saw one until years later when i decided to buy my dads car in the garage. it has been sitting there for years and the car was covered in webs and dust. when i moved the car out for the first time in years i...
    jonnyronny jonnyronny
    18-21, M
    3 Responses Feb 3, 2010

    Ugh!!!! Creeperz!!!!

    it was ugly n horrible i killd it n ran lol ugh!!!!
    fireburninbad fireburninbad
    18-21, F
    Jan 11, 2010

    "wendy" ^_^

    last year we had a batch of black widow spiders hatch in our school. the janitors took care of most of them, but once in a while one or two were spotted. one day i saw one on the ground and everyone ran for a chair. i caught him in my notecard box and let him outside ^_^ i call...
    18-21, F
    1 Response Jan 11, 2010

    Every Where

    Every where you look, here, you see them. And they get huge.
    deleted deleted
    Jul 27, 2010


    Our version of this spider is the icon for this group - black with a red stripe. It is a potentially dangerous spider endemic to Australia. Redbacks are considered one of the most dangerous spiders in Australia. The Redback spider has a neurotoxic venom which is toxic to humans...
    Becnme Becnme
    56-60, F
    2 Responses Jan 10, 2011

    i have been bitten by one.

    She got me good too and paid with her life. One night I was wheeling one of my motorcycles back into a fenced yard, rubbed up against the stone fence post, it hopped on the back of my arm and bit me, I could feel the poison being injected it burned like acid. I couldn't stop...
    1niceguy4u 1niceguy4u
    51-55, M
    Oct 7, 2015

    I Saved A Bottle Full Of Of Them...

    I used to have a landscaping business, and I came across Black Widow spiders quite often. One day I found one that was as big as a marble, so I caught it in a drink bottle and took it home to show my kids. I put it in a glass jar full of alcohol to preserve it. Over time, I...
    AlternateSource AlternateSource
    46-50, M
    3 Responses Feb 2, 2010
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