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Old 04-18-2009, 08:37 PM   #11
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The specific spider that lives on your window is probably a Larinioides sclopetaria, an orb-weaving spider that is found throughout

These are large spiders that take up residence on the outside of high-rises, not the inside, thank jah.
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Old 04-18-2009, 08:41 PM   #12
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Nothing better than having a few hundred of these babies raining down on your head......

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Old 04-18-2009, 08:48 PM   #13
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Exclamation Some profanity in woodland spider video

Then there's this:

YouTube - The Woodland Spider

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Old 04-18-2009, 09:08 PM   #14
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Interesting.
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Old 04-18-2009, 10:27 PM   #15
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I remember watching that the first time. I about fell out of my chair laughing.
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Old 04-19-2009, 06:30 AM   #16
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Now that's what I call Art ! Where is it? I once saw a VW Beetle body welded to the top of an old school bus-like vehicle; apparently, the owner must have wanted an observation car (like on the old Empire Builder).
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Old 04-19-2009, 07:11 AM   #17
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I found it on my computer while researching a trip yesterday. Check out the Junq''ue arts later today or tomorrow to see a Junq'ue spider I have made. See you there!
The Trumpeter swans have just flew in. They are so beautifull................
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Old 04-24-2009, 09:24 PM   #19
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Memo to spiders - if you stay in your corner and pretend you don't see me, I'll pretend I dont see you.


Great thought Prairiefreak.

I prefer spiders to flies and mosquitoes. Honestly, I've got a few corners with resident spiders in them. My kitchen window has a black jumping spider who takes care of any flies who dare come in the kitchen. The little frail long legged ones in the upper corners of the upstairs capture mosquitoes and in times of famine take out one another. The spiders don't bother me - at least not while I'm awake reading in bed with the light on.

Most spiders won't hurt you unless you squeeze them - like if they drop off a branch down the back of your shirt. :eek:

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