Need a name for my new pet spider

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This is a terrible thread, should be locked and deleted immediately.

I agree. I'm creeped out.
 
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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.

Hubert Cumberdale, of course.
 
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Shelob?
 
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OMG, that's the spider I caught yesterday!! It was too big to kill, so I trapped it and carried it outside.

Too big to kill? I would think it would be too big to trap and take outside!

And just so you spider haters know, I refuse to kill spiders. I actually schedule them for massages at the local spa and play pleasant music to help them get to sleep. I regularly have spider only parties and hook the single spiders up with each other so there will be even MORE spiders in the world!! Soon my plan will come to fruition...and it involves Evo. Even though she doesn't know it yet.
 
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Name it KrisOhn.



:devil:
 
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In my family, all spiders are called Jules.
 
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The spider should be named Boris, after the song by Who.


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o8dSBWysmnM

He murdered Boris :cry:
 
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Name it KrisOhn.



:devil:

"The spider who once lived in my cupboard, but then I killed." <- This should be its name.
 
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Too big to kill? I would think it would be too big to trap and take outside!
I had to use a bowl, a glass would have been too small. I'll post a picture.

And just so you spider haters know, I refuse to kill spiders. I actually schedule them for massages at the local spa and play pleasant music to help them get to sleep. I regularly have spider only parties and hook the single spiders up with each other so there will be even MORE spiders in the world!! Soon my plan will come to fruition...and it involves Evo. Even though she doesn't know it yet.
:uhh: :eek:
 

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How about Octavian for a male and Octaviette for a female.
 
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I had to use a bowl, a glass would have been too small. I'll post a picture.


:uhh: :eek:

That one's a keeper!
 
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I had to use a bowl, a glass would have been too small. I'll post a picture.

:uhh: :eek:

That one's a keeper!
It's hard to tell how big it is. Could you put it on your hand for reference? o:)
 
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I had a huge orb-weaver near my computer-desk one summer. Luckily, she was on the outside of my window. Her abdomen was almost as big as a mothball. I called her Bugsy, not because she was a bug, but because our biggest, heaviest ferret was Bugsy, and she was certainly a stand-out in the size arena.
 
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I had to use a bowl, a glass would have been too small. I'll post a picture.


:uhh: :eek:

Is that a wolf spider?

[PLAIN]http://www.bugabug.net/PESTID/images/wolf_spider.jpg [Broken]
 
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Is that a wolf spider?

[PLAIN]http://www.bugabug.net/PESTID/images/wolf_spider.jpg[/QUOTE]Yes, [Broken] that's it!
 
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Since spiders have 8 legs, I would like to call her Octomom or Nadya Suleman...
 
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Here is my Boris.

009olo.jpg


This is how I caught him and set him free. I forgot that I took pictures of his emancipation.
 
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Nice-looking guy!
 
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Name your spider Reginald, Archibald, or Clarence.
 
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Not Archibald. That name was poisoned in Rob Roy.
 
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here is my boris.

009olo.jpg


this is how i caught him and set him free. I forgot that i took pictures of his emancipation.

GOOD GOD!!!!

I could never eat cereal out of that bowl again.
 
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Not Archibald. That name was poisoned in Rob Roy.

I don't know...Archibald the Arachnid sounds pretty cool.
 
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Well fine then, do Reginald!
 
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Here is my Boris.

009olo.jpg


This is how I caught him and set him free. I forgot that I took pictures of his emancipation.

Seriously...
That spider is big enough that if I were to see it I probably would resort to irrational ways of killing it. Like throwing my copy of Moby Dick from across the room.




GOOD GOD!!!!

I could never eat cereal out of that bowl again.

That bowl would never come into my house again.



I once had to kill a spider roughly the size of a loonie (eh?) on my bathroom wall. I was shaky for about an hour afterwards. I do wish I could get over my arachnophobia, but I don't see that happening anytime soon.
 

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