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    phobia question

    Ok jst wondering what i can do to repel spiders, and how would i go about killing one without getting nearer one, such as a spray....daft question i kno but plz help.
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    There is a nasty and effective spray that occasionaly can be found in the states called spider and scorpion killer. Rubber band guns are probably the most fun option. The secret inside of a building is to keep the place clean and kill any insect on site. Outside the trick is to stop being a *****, although I suppose deet might work.
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    Spray raid before sunset.

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    Set the house on fire. problem solved.
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    Quote Originally Posted by catatonic
    Set the house on fire. problem solved.
    Where am I going?......

    ....and why am I in this handbasket?

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    How about getting over your phobia so you can throw the spider outside without having to kill it. I would rather have the spider outside in my backyard trapping mosquitos.

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    How about getting over your phobia so you can throw the spider outside without having to kill it. I would rather have the spider outside in my backyard trapping mosquitos.

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    Spiders are generally not going to do anything worse than scare the daylights out of you


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    I read a study the other day that says the average person eats 8 spiders during their sleep throughout their life time.
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    I was once woke up to a gigantic wolf spider trying to crawl into my mouth. I believe 8 is a conservative estimate.
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    Quote Originally Posted by aussie troy
    I read a study the other day that says the average person eats 8 spiders during their sleep throughout their life time.
    I heard of that too.

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    Quote Originally Posted by mechBgon
    Spiders are generally not going to do anything worse than scare the daylights out of you
    Aaaaaaaaarrrghhh!!!

    Gee, thanks so much...
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    Dishsoap in watersolution is fatal to Spiders. It interferes with their respiration through the skin. It also works on all other arthropodae such as Mites!
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    pour some kinda flammabe liquid into a water ****** and attach a lighter device to the end and shoot, problem solved and lotsa fun!!!
    Bansheeeee!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Pink_Ninja
    pour some kinda flammabe liquid into a water ****** and attach a lighter device to the end and shoot, problem solved and lotsa fun!!!
    Yeah, y'know the last time I danced around trying to fling away molten plastic from my hand was just the mostest fun I've ever had!
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    I took out a bee hive at my parents house using soap and water. Works faster than poison when you use an appropriate 20 dollar sprayer. Also, my uncle is a bee keeper and he uses soap and water to take out colonies of Africanized bees.
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    Quote Originally Posted by aussie troy
    I read a study the other day that says the average person eats 8 spiders during their sleep throughout their life time.
    That's actually BS.

    http://www.snopes.com/science/stats/spiders.htm

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