What type of spider ?

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  1. njc12345

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    I don't know what kind it is, but it would be a dead spider if I saw it :)
     
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    Although I really don't like spiders I just couldn't bring myself to kill them.

    They seem to be getting bigger, up until last year I had never seen them this big :eek:
     
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    :laugh:

    seen a big spider ruun accross he lounge last night, pointed it out to my wife and her feet came up on the sofa so fast i couldn't help laughing my head off!

    anyway, a pint glass and a piece of paper to handle it and let it out the window to live another day.
     
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    For their looks they are pretty easy to pick up and hold.
     
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    +1 to common house spider. Don't let the name fool you I have seen behemoths of this type. Ergh...
     
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    Yes, it is a house spider
     
  9. njc12345

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    I have come across loads of house spiders but this one just looked different and was super fast, it's got grey stripes as well.
     
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    It could be the bigger one then, it looks more menacing up close and personal, although size isn't always the clue.
    Which isn't pleasant, I can vouch for from personal experience :)
     
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    yeah, I'm not one for killing them myself. I can yhapily share a room with them as long as they stay up in the corners of the ceiling, but if they start venturing down the wall when I am there, they get trapped with a jar then get thrown out of the window
     
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    I think the second one is called the flipping big spider, and it would be meeting the dyson pretty sharpish if it was in my house
     
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    Is it This one

    We used to make them fight each other as kids and they can really bite hard.
     
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    +1 for that
     
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    don't think you need worry too much, british domestic house spiders are harmless.....

    if you see this one....

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    then fill your pants with the brown stuff!
     
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    Nah, big is when you arm wrestle a spider and lose. :D
    Actually, big is when you pick it up and can feel the weight of it on your hand. Yes, I pick them up to put out safely especially when some big tough guy is climbing the wall. :devil:
     
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    That's a pussy cat :rotfl:

    We've found run to the hills-this one twice in my 8 years in a busy port and its a complete and absolute nut case. At +4 degree it wanted to have a go at everyone.

    I dont really fear spiders that much, but this one scares the **** out of me.
     
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    not sure what it is , it just looks plain evil :eek:

    oh my lord !!!!!!
     
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    Hate them, hate all of them. The bigger they are, the heavier the hammer....
     
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    it's an australian red back spider, so the chances of finding one in britain are small. but..... sometimes these little things reside in toilet bowls :eek: guess if you are an australian woman, you don't complain about the seat being left up :laugh:
     
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    Did you say "toilet bowls" :hiya:

    Giant Toilet Spider Attacks My Foot
     
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    It's a Black Widow :devil:
     
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    Why the hell did I even open this thread, I have an unhealthy fear of spiders. Saw the first two pictures were linked to other page so I thought I would be okay and then scrolled down... :facepalm:

    I once slept in my car because there was a massive spider in my bedroom. I hate them.
     
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    Found this chap when cleaning out my garage. Looked a bit unusual so I took a pic before he sadly passed away.
     

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    I already started a thread about what type of multi-legged spider-like things freak me out...

    ...but these specimens don't really bother me. :D
     
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