What freaks you out ?

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Re: What freaks you out ?

Postby vuduman » Sun Jul 18, 2010 4:04 pm

I use to be phobic of roaches and spiders,then I started keeping spiders,and have to breed roaches for them as food.Two birds with one stone :).
I think once you get to understand them a bit better,they can become quite charming.

However....Whipscorpions and red romans!sis!What is their purpose on this planet?I can even face my fear to get myself to catch them.But should those THINGS ever get into my clothes....
I'll probably strip down naked in public followed by frothing by the mouth!:)
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Re: What freaks you out ?

Postby Silvrav » Sun Jul 18, 2010 4:16 pm

vuduman wrote:.But should those THINGS ever get into my clothes....
I'll probably strip down naked in public followed by frothing by the mouth!:)


VM, now that will freak me out... haha. Jokes
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Re: What freaks you out ?

Postby glencoco » Sun Jul 18, 2010 4:23 pm

Fooble wrote:
mgiddings wrote:For me its cockroaches, to be honest I really like crabs :)

You should get yourself checked man.

Nice one Fooble!
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Re: What freaks you out ?

Postby glencoco » Sun Jul 18, 2010 4:30 pm

QtLinkie wrote:
mgiddings wrote:For me its cockroaches, to be honest I really like crabs :)



I love my Hissing cockroaches, the crabs not so much :-D

Haha I love catching crabs and scaring my sister with it. :smt005


Um....AWKWARD!Think before you type, man.
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Re: What freaks you out ?

Postby Jen » Mon Jul 19, 2010 5:26 pm

Maggots!! Especially since I've seen them in various bodily orifices.... They actually make me gag
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Re: What freaks you out ?

Postby armata » Mon Jul 19, 2010 6:00 pm

I can relate to that Jen, plus of course the smell that goes with it!!
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Re: What freaks you out ?

Postby Groenslang » Tue Jul 20, 2010 8:44 am

Ag nee! Sies man! The image of maggots in orifices is really not a pretty one! I WAS going to go with Red Romans, but seeing that the maggots was posted I will just leave it rather! :lol:
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Re: What freaks you out ?

Postby sildargod » Tue Jul 20, 2010 11:42 am

Cheiracanthium... I keep a lot of tarantulas and even have a few "captive" cobwebby type spiders around my house that I feed and keep happy, but a Cheiracanthium turns my stomach to ice. They're just so ... creepy.

For those that don't know, this is a Cheiracanthium. They're also called sac spiders, and if you've never had to deal with one hurtling around your feet and bedroom, consider yourself lucky!

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Re: What freaks you out ?

Postby sildargod » Tue Jul 20, 2010 11:44 am

Oh bugger.. Apologies for the huge image! It wasn't that large in the preview..
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Re: What freaks you out ?

Postby Wolf777 » Tue Jul 20, 2010 12:32 pm

I think I was bitten by one of those a few years back, all I can remember is touching the cartilidge with an earbud in between my knee cap whilst cleaning the bite lol. Freaked my mom out like crazy.
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Re: What freaks you out ?

Postby LadySphinx » Thu Jul 22, 2010 10:45 am

sildargod wrote:Cheiracanthium... I keep a lot of tarantulas and even have a few "captive" cobwebby type spiders around my house that I feed and keep happy, but a Cheiracanthium turns my stomach to ice. They're just so ... creepy.

For those that don't know, this is a Cheiracanthium. They're also called sac spiders, and if you've never had to deal with one hurtling around your feet and bedroom, consider yourself lucky!

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I agree with you sidargod. I was once bare feet in the bathroom being chased around by the little sac spider (he was very, very aggressive). My husband found me in tears on the toilet calling him to kill it. PS: I own a salmon pink bird eater (tarantula) and yet scared to death of a little sac spider. I was bitten by one when I was still a kid. Had to have surgery to fix it.
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Re: What freaks you out ?

Postby MISA » Thu Jul 22, 2010 2:51 pm

Spiders used to freak me out, until I forced myself to overcome the fear, I even keep whip scorpions to keep the fear at bay, they cute now :smt007

I dont do heights or high speeds anymore.. ( have hung under choppers doing mountain rescues and abseiled kloof gorge and others to get to patients, driven well over lock up speed to save a life or bust a cap in a fleeing hi jacker) I think having done it now puts a fear into me as I now know the consequence of stupidity after spending years saving darwin award candidate's lives. :smt011

In a word: Stupidity is what freaks me out the most and bugger me if there isnt a scourge of it on our country's roads! :smt021
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Re: What freaks you out ?

Postby froot » Fri Jul 23, 2010 8:14 am

Walking through spider webs. *shiver*
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Re: What freaks you out ?

Postby michael » Fri Jul 23, 2010 10:22 am

Spiders are bad but my biggest phobia is sharks! I do quite a bit of spearfishing and they are never off my mind!
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Re: What freaks you out ?

Postby MISA » Fri Jul 23, 2010 11:13 am

I have space for a new fear:
I would like to fear "red romans" just like everyone else, but sadly :smt010 I have absolutely no clue as to what these maybe, so If anybody would be kind enough as to help me with a clue as to what a "red roman" actually is I would be most grateful and a little more fearful with your esteemed help.
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