I Think Spiders Are Interesting Little Creatures

for lovers of things lesser appreciated, in life.... 369 People

    Spitbak Spitbak
    46-50, M
    Nov 29, 2015

    I grew up with a bit of a fear

    for spiders as it was imprinted on me through my mother, now I'm more than fascinated I love to learn about all the different species and the ways they hunt and live, I also keep several different tarantula
    Andyjim Andyjim
    18-21, M
    Feb 6

    Yes, they're creepy looking with those six legs

    and those big bug eyes and them fangs... Yes, they crawl all over your room and even on you while you sleep... But ya know what? If I was a spider, I'd be pretty damn scared of creatures that were ten times my size. Wouldn't you wanna bite some ******* trying to kill ya? Course...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    9 Responses Aug 25, 2015
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Aug 25, 2015

    Spider Family Will Be Missed

    Well for months now I have been noticing this spider family in my bathroom. Being that in my past I was bitten by a spider below my eye and it swelled up like a golf ball. I haven't been exactly happy to see spiders. Usually it started an intense fear and feeling of needing to...
    Owleeeeease7 Owleeeeease7
    36-40, F
    1 Response Oct 21, 2012

    Spiders are very interesting.

    They have long or short legs. They move slow or fast. They make beautiful webs that are meant to catch prey. Spiders do not look like any other bug out there and I like that. I don't know, that is just me.
    BakaForSenpai BakaForSenpai
    16-17, F
    Feb 6

    That should stay a couple feet away from me at

    times, especially if there are webs around.
    RandomExistence RandomExistence
    16-17, M
    Nov 11, 2015

    There was a spider in our house

    that used to live in the bathroom near the sink. But lately, I haven't seen him around. Hope he didn't get washed away... :(
    LittleMidnight LittleMidnight
    18-21
    2 Responses Aug 29, 2015

    I grew up playing with them.

    That is, where I'm from. I'm fairly sure not everyone finds spiders as fascinating as we do around here.
    eleaaaanor eleaaaanor
    16-17, F
    Feb 5

    I went to an exhibit on spiders

    where they created little habitats for them. It was so awesome. Did that for Halloween. Above is a pic of one.
    QuestionMarks QuestionMarks
    41-45, F
    2 Responses Nov 11, 2015
    horrorstories horrorstories
    22-25, F
    Feb 6

    Black Widow

    So,I've always made a point to not kill spiders.I think it's my way of not giving into a fear that's so easy to get caught up in (because I give into so many of my other fears) but I always thought,secretly,that if I ran across a venomous spider I'd be inclined to kill it.Well,my...
    AmayaEkio AmayaEkio
    18-21, F
    5 Responses Oct 16, 2009

    FINALLY! A group of people

    who don't run at the sight of a spider, or worse, kill it... I have spiders everywhere in my house, and as they are indoors, I get worried if they can eat. xD I had a family of harvestman spiders and a very large one living I a cone web in my utility room, I liked them there...
    nyanmoog nyanmoog
    26-30, M
    1 Response Aug 30, 2015
    karianne5 karianne5
    26-30, F
    Feb 6

    Fear And Admiration

    Spiders are beautiful. Some, like the avatar of this group, have a sharp look to them, but others, like my favorite jumping spider, are quite cute upon close inspection! There's also really pretty ones, like the jewel spider. Several of the marble spiders that have designs on...
    araneidae araneidae
    22-25, F
    4 Responses Nov 13, 2011

    I don't understand why people are terrified of

    spiders. They eat bugs that want to eat me. I like spiders! I have little moths flying all around in my house. I'm sure their larvae are eating some part of my house. Where are the spiders to catch and eat those moths? There's all kinds of bugs eating up my garden. Where are the...
    Mossonarock Mossonarock
    41-45, M
    Aug 26, 2015

    I have seen a large black widow come out of

    nowhere to take its prey and another one inject an ant with poison and build its web.
    asert12345678 asert12345678
    31-35, M
    Aug 25, 2015
    Spitbak Spitbak
    46-50, M
    Nov 29, 2015

    Except when reaching over to turn off my phone

    alarm discovering one on my pillow under my fingers. Reflexive reaction had it crushed between fingers thumb and hand before thinking about it. Poor spider. And what a way to wake up! Yuck! Might have been the one I was too lazy to catch yesterday morning...
    storyteller4u2 storyteller4u2
    51-55, M
    3 Responses Oct 23, 2015

    Spiders are cool little critters!

    I let them build webs in my room so they can catch all the buggers I don't want around! Some spiders can leave a nasty bite though so I have to keep the webs down to a minimum!;)
    Spitbak Spitbak
    46-50, M
    Nov 29, 2015

    I don’t like stepping in grass

    because I always feel like I’m killing bugs and ruining their habitat, then I feel guilty for the rest of the day. I would’t even kill a fly, I once picked a leaf off a tree unknowingly realizing there was a spider nest and a mother spider in there so I didn’t know what to...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Nov 30, 2015
    HeySafaaJust HeySafaaJust
    18-21, F
    Feb 27
    Daivancey Daivancey
    18-21, M
    3 Responses Feb 10, 2015

    i believe they are interesting I just do not

    what to be too close to them.
    geminigirl54 geminigirl54
    41-45, F
    1 Response Feb 6

    I said hello to a spider today.

    if I were wearing a hat, I would have tipped it, and if we could speak I would have exchanged pleasantries. but it scurried on its way. and I was happy it wasn't me who was afraid to say hello to a spider today.
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Aug 26, 2015

    I've never known a spider I was afraid of.

    ........because I own a hammer.
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    3 Responses Feb 5
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Feb 6

    Think, Before You Squish.....

    Have you ever really stopped and watched a spider?  I had one living in my linen closet for about two weeks, years ago in an old apartment.  It was a cute little creature, who never left its haven in the upper left corner of the space it inhabited.  He sat there...
    bloomingflower bloomingflower
    36-40, F
    4 Responses Apr 18, 2008

    there is a spider outside of my bedroom window.

    i talk to her every day. her life is kinda short. she needs someone to understand her. yes, I've named her Charlotte.
    CallmeHopelessNotRomantic CallmeHopelessNotRomantic
    36-40, F
    5 Responses Aug 25, 2015

    Them like all of the billions of little

    creatures that we share this planet yet they are the smartest. They don't have religions or political parties to determine hate among other creatures. They simply do the bare bones to survive. And yet we feel we are the top dog creatures.
    ValhallaAwaits ValhallaAwaits
    22-25, M
    Feb 6

    I love spiders! If it's cold outside,

    rather than put them out to die, I'll set them down in a nice corner or bring them up to my room.
    PerrythePlatypup PerrythePlatypup
    13-15
    Nov 29, 2015

    I think spiders are pretty cool creatures.

    But honestly they terrify me if they are in my house. But I want a pet tarantula. I heard of some species of them that are easy for beginners, like the Palamino Blonde is said to be ready to care for and never bites humans. Plus it looks adorable.
    theguywiththeredhair theguywiththeredhair
    18-21, M
    2 Responses Feb 11

    I Should Start Carrying A Camera With Me, 'cause A Cellphone Just Isn't Good Enough.

    Yesterday morning, while going to the toilet in my workplace I came across a bit black spider.   I was very excited, I never saw a spider this size. After further reading, it turns out it was the Israeli black tarantula. I think that's what it's called since it's the...
    caliope85 caliope85
    22-25, F
    2 Responses May 15, 2010

    they are interesting

    but I could never have one as a pet...they are scary but from a distance they are cool
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Feb 11

    Those spindly legs, and many eyes,

    so dark they are. The way they move around, seems fascinating, yet slightly disturbing. Dangerous, yet oddly charming, that's what I find some spiders to be.
    LikeICare13 LikeICare13
    13-15, F
    Dec 28, 2015

    People misjudge spiders

    and other "creepy crawlies" far too quickly. I've watched many spiders build their webs from the start, and I have to say it's one of my favorite activities. The architectural prowess of these little critters never ceases to amaze me.
    Gnivol Gnivol
    22-25, T
    Aug 24, 2015
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