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    When killing spiders goes wrong

    Maybe the suggestion of "kill it with fire" is not the best option

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    Re: When killing spiders goes wrong

    Probably just didn't use enough fire.

    Moore says fire "is not the method to use to kill a spider," though he's "pretty sure" the spider died in the blaze.
    Also, mission accomplished.



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    Re: When killing spiders goes wrong

    A house is a small price to pay to ensure the destruction of a spider. Worth it, in my opinion.



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    Re: When killing spiders goes wrong

    Still don't see why this would be bad advice. The home deserved it for allowing the spider to live.


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    Re: When killing spiders goes wrong

    for some reason, fires and laundry rooms do not go well together.




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    Re: When killing spiders goes wrong

    So... who wants to guess what his landlord is going to say about this? Think he'll get his deposit back?


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    Re: When killing spiders goes wrong

    I using a flaming cloth to dust.
    This seemed like the time to share. Don't judge me.


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    Re: When killing spiders goes wrong

    I think knowing the type of spider is relevant. Daddy long legs? Overkill. That nasty son of a gun someone posted in here a while ago that's like 12 inches wide?

    Not enough.



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    Re: When killing spiders goes wrong

    Its a spider, man the **** up, and just kill it


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    Re: When killing spiders goes wrong

    Quote Originally Posted by cmjh10 View Post
    Its a spider, man the **** up, and just kill it
    I see we got ourselves a tough guy. Why don't you show us how it's done, champ.



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    Re: When killing spiders goes wrong

    Double



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    Re: When killing spiders goes wrong

    Quote Originally Posted by cloneswereall View Post
    So... who wants to guess what his landlord is going to say about this? Think he'll get his deposit back?
    He should. It's the landlord's duty to provide a livable house, which he/she clearly failed to do by renting out a house with spiders.


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    Re: When killing spiders goes wrong

    Quote Originally Posted by 3TrueFans View Post
    Probably just didn't use enough fire.


    Also, mission accomplished.
    I think the bigger problem is we aren't sure the spider's dead. It may be out there, plotting it's revenge...



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    Re: When killing spiders goes wrong

    Spiders ain't got **** on flying snakes, yo:




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    Re: When killing spiders goes wrong

    Quote Originally Posted by WooClone15 View Post
    I think the bigger problem is we aren't sure the spider's dead. It may be out there, plotting it's revenge...
    This was my takeaway, as well. "Pretty sure" doesn't cut it when it comes to 8-legged freaks.


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