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Its spider season πŸ™ˆ

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Tis and not just outdoors. Had some gigantic ones in the house too 😨

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Blackbird8 in reply to CDPO16

Conkers get some they hate them 🧑

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CDPO16 in reply to Blackbird8

To hit them with? 😁

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Don-1931 in reply to CDPO16

That childhood skill could come in useful yet. 😁

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CDPO16 in reply to Don-1931

If only I'd had that skill. Was very good at missing the target πŸ˜‚

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Blackbird8 in reply to CDPO16

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I know as I have a real phobia. Can’t stand them. XxπŸ˜±πŸ•·πŸ•Έ

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Blackbird8 in reply to sassy59

Get some conkers leave them on your window sills they hate them x

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sassy59 in reply to Blackbird8

I’ll do that, thank you. Xx❀️

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CDPO16 in reply to Blackbird8

My gargantuan ones suddenly appear on the carpet and don't seem to have been anywhere near a window sill. Conkers on the floor may see me on the floor with them πŸ™„

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JerryMaren in reply to sassy59

Yeh so dose my sister 😱 it’s awfel innit? X

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sassy59 in reply to JerryMaren

It is awful Charlotte. I have a real phobia. How are you doing? XxxπŸ‘πŸ€—πŸ₯°

I saw something like this when in South America. I don't mind the thin, skinny spiders but its the big black hairy ones that I'm scared of. I've not seen anything like this in Britain. Quite amazing to see.

I dont mind them at all 🧑

errrm could be the Ermine Moth silk webs....

Check it out for caterpillars when next up close...

Great picture :) Have a great day and fab week ahead.

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Blackbird8 in reply to Bkin

No its spider webs you can see them all waiting to pounce πŸ˜‚

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Bkin in reply to Blackbird8

ewwww run :D 🀣

Like the picture but wouldn't want to be near the spiders though. xx

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Blackbird8 in reply to Snackjack

They are harmless 🧑

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I like the photo but not spiders. Have a lovely day and take care 😊 Bernadette and Jack πŸ• xxxxxx

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Blackbird8 in reply to Damon1864

Awww πŸ’™

Spiders are good around the house, we shouldn't be whacking them.heart.co.uk/lifestyle/why-y...

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CDPO16 in reply to Don-1931

All well and good but I don't have any of the other bugs in the house so my spiders definitely aren't earning their keep. Hubby catches them if he can and releases them outside. That is beyond me now.

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Don-1931 in reply to CDPO16

That just shows what a good job your spiders are doing, thanking your husband for his kindness.πŸ˜‰

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CDPO16 in reply to Don-1931

Should have seen that coming 😊. I'll pass your thanks onto hubby xx

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cindyching in reply to CDPO16

Do be careful when picking these 8 legged pests, the black widow is poisonous.

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CDPO16 in reply to cindyching

We haven't got black widow spiders in the UK and husband doesn't pick the ones we have up, catches them in a container.

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Oshgosh in reply to Don-1931

I put confers in the bath plughole, so don’t mind spiders,but don’t like them drowned in the bath.

There are no trees here, so no conkers. And yet there are spiders. How do they get here?! 😱

You just got lucky. πŸ˜‚x

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CDPO16 in reply to Don-1931

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Lucky me πŸ™„

They come on boats πŸ˜‚πŸ’™

OOOOHHH!!! Never seen anything like that before! We have masses of big hairy spiders indoors atm. My son is staying with me and he hates them, constant calls of "Muuuuuuuum"!! He's 30!! πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚ xx

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CDPO16 in reply to leo60

One once advanced across the carpet towards the sofa my husband was sat on. Hadn't seen him move so fast for years (he has arthritis) πŸ˜‚

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leo60 in reply to CDPO16

We have one that lurks on the top stair, Billy is convinced he is trying to trip him up!! Luckily, I don't mind them at all, though so saying, I was cleaning my teeth one day, looked up in the mirror and there was a HUGE one sitting on my shoulder! I did ditch my dressing gown fairly rapidly!! πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚ xx

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CDPO16 in reply to leo60

B....y H..ll. I'd have had a major breathlessness attack if that happened to me.

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leo60 in reply to CDPO16

I will admit to a small shriek! πŸ˜‚ Being on my own, I have had to get used to it.πŸ’ͺπŸ’ͺ xx

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Blackbird8 in reply to leo60

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leo60 in reply to Blackbird8

I have been trying to do a few things in the garden today and keep bumping into webs! They are so strong they almost catapult me backwards! I go back the same route even only 15 mins later, thinking that path is clear, but no! They have already rebuilt their web and I am covered again!! 🀣🀣🀣 xx

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CDPO16 in reply to leo60

They're probably thinking that damned human is back again after all our hard work πŸ˜‰

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leo60 in reply to CDPO16

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Yikes! I’ve a strong fear of spiders. My reaction is to kill it. Spiderwebs all over the plant, will plant die?

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CDPO16 in reply to cindyching

No, the plant will be fine.

No the gorse is very sturdy and grows wild πŸ’™

My internet was very slow earlier and I couldn't see the photo. Now it seems to be working just fine 😱

Oh dear πŸ˜‚πŸ’™

Some web!!! good photo BB xxx

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Blackbird8 in reply to HollyBoyd

Thankyou lovley they are everywhere at the moment particularly lovley in the morning πŸ’™

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HollyBoyd in reply to Blackbird8

Yes, especially with the dew on them xxx

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I am sure Skis has passed out seeing this post. I think of him when I see a spider as I know he hates them so much. I dont like them myself and cant help but whack them when they run across the carpet making me jump. I have put them outside but they come back in x

Quite an eerie photo bb8. I’ve noticed a lot of spiders too Was watching a big spider climb up its web yesterday. Must keep out of the garage Bound to be huge ones there. X

In defence of spiders they get rid of ants dont they

So come on there must be some spider supporters out there

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CDPO16 in reply to Eastend555

The ants are winning where I live 😁

I have nothing against spiders if only they stayed out of the house.

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Eastend555 in reply to CDPO16

i do like your answer

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CDPO16 in reply to Eastend555

I don't mind the ants either except when they too come marching inside

I think they are caterpillars of a moth, we have loads along near us… I thought β€œspider” but apparently the caterpillars do this so other insects don’t eat that bush and they get it all to themselves

I have vacuum cleaners strategically placed Incase a beastie appears .......A female spider walked across the kitchen floor last evening and stopped in the middle . Suppose it's a lookout spot for a male beastie

Have seen the huge males do the same ....

Two years ago I came home from a 5day break , unbeknown to me there

was a huge beastie in the bed .......I had three bites across the strap area

on my back the next morning ...... It was sore for ages .......

On the second night I spotted it ....Yes I let out a yell, it went one way I went the other .Speed wise we were about even.

I check each layer of bedclothes every night..... .still do.

But to be sure I have filled every nook and cranny with a cement filler .

Am determined to keep them out this year.

JoπŸ™ƒ

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sassy59 in reply to Buzzytruk

Good luck to you Jo, I loathe them. XxxπŸ˜‚πŸ’œβ€οΈπŸ‘

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Mavary in reply to Buzzytruk

I had a spider in my bed early one morning. I woke to it crawling up my leg. It’s the fastest I’ve ever moved also the spider as I made him fly across the floor. I’ve now got confers by the door as I don’t want them in for the winter.

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Mavary in reply to Mavary

Sorry that was conkers

We have also had lots of our 8 legged friends inside ,think it's a race as I tenderly take outside and they gallop back inThe children when younger didn't like spiders and we had a very large house spider that would scuttle out from under the furniture.

I told them it was lost and looking for it's mum -we still have the offspring now several generations down the line that lurk and leap out with impunity on anyone scared of spiders....

Very interesting photo and beautiful in its own way! I will capture critters in my house and show them to the door, but I draw the line at spiders in my home. Their last vision is of the bottom of my shoe... then I feel guilty and apologetic. Oh my!

Beautiful photo. We in this house like spiders, especially the great big tegenarias.(Daughter looked up their Latin name- we call them tegs,) I'm only annoyed with them when they leave long threads across the ceilings, which only show up when they're dusty and make the place look squalid. Sorry so many of you dislike the poor little blighters.

I had a large one coming towards me when I was sat down. My iPad was the only handy thing so I threw it straight on top of it. Sorry spider fans but I’ve always had a phobia of them. They can stay outside but are not allowed inside.

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sassy59 in reply to Mavary

Me too Mavary, can’t be near one. πŸ˜±πŸ•ΈπŸ•·

I bought a spider catcher years ago to suck the ghastly things up so I could then empty them outside. In the last couple of days I’ve removed 8 of them. They are so horrible I’m shuddering thinking of them. I’m forever scanning my walls ceilings and floors looking for them. Yuck!

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sassy59 in reply to Gladwyn

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