Need a name for my new pet spider

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He/or she lives in my pan cupboard, he or she is about 2 1/2 inches across with a long fat body, she has been lucky a couple of times when she occupied one of my pans and i nearly drowned her, she hasn't made a web, so as long as she behaves i will let stay put.
 

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Rutherford
 
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Jimmy is a nice name.
 
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Charlotte ;)
 
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By the way, how do you sex a spider? i would hate to call it jimmy if it was a female.
 
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Wait till it has babies
 
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Can you post a pic, or provide us with some time of reference to its character? Is your spider the social outgoing type or the strong and silent type?
 
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You could call it Sam. That works for boys and girls.
 
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Spiders are the worst things on the planet.

If you must name it, call it Death.

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Spiders are the worst things on the planet.

If you must name it, call it Death.

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If i did that all the spiders would gang up on me and invade my property, and considering how many spiders there are i would drown in them.
 
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Can you post a pic, or provide us with some time of reference to its character? Is your spider the social outgoing type or the strong and silent type?
I think its the strong silent type, just like me :biggrin:
 
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I thought with spiders, that generally, if they are larger they are the female.
 
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If i did that all the spiders would gang up on me and invade my property, and considering how many spiders there are i would drown in them.
The mental image of drowning in spiders produces such terror in my mind I can not put it into words.

I was looking at the spider page that Borek linked... Now I'm jumpy and itchy...:mad::eek:
 
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He/or she lives in my pan cupboard, he or she is about 2 1/2 inches across with a long fat body, she has been lucky a couple of times when she occupied one of my pans and i nearly drowned her, she hasn't made a web, so as long as she behaves i will let stay put.
Maybe Spidy Gonzales? [It's a unisex name...=)]
 
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By the way, how do you sex a spider? i would hate to call it jimmy if it was a female.
The females are usually bigger than the males, but that doesn't help much unless you know what species it is.

We used to have a pet spider at work which lived on one of the pillars in the office, called Diogenes for the obvious reason (welll, it's obvious unless you never had a proper Classical education!).
 
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i would hate to call it jimmy if it was a female.
Why? Evo named her hen Roger.
 
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Why? Evo named her hen Roger.
Well Evo has been known bless her sole to be a bit cranky:!!)
 
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Well Evo has been known bless her sole to be a bit cranky:!!)
:biggrin:
 
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There are rules about these things. If you have a white cat, you have to call it whitey and if you have a black cat you have to call it blackie, and if you have a spider, you have to call it spidey. It's in the manual somewhere.
 
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Of course there's a web site for that.

http://www.petnames.net/spider-pet-names.html" [Broken]
 
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hahaha call it David Beckham! (someone did on Borg's list)
 
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The spider should be named Boris, after the song by Who.


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o8dSBWysmnM
 
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This is a terrible thread, should be locked and deleted immediately.
 

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