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PostPosted: Wed Jun 03, 2015 8:21 pm    Post subject: Hello there! Reply with quote

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PostPosted: Wed Jun 03, 2015 9:47 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

That suggests to me the car needs to be driven more frequently, although there might be contributing factors as to why it isn't and instead has become a reasonably secure domicile for spiders.

In Australia those red back spiders are very toxic. Get bitten you will be very unwell and unattended will probably die. What about in North America?

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PostPosted: Thu Jun 04, 2015 12:52 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

sputnick60 wrote:

In Australia those red back spiders are very toxic. Get bitten you will be very unwell and unattended will probably die. What about in North America?


Black Widow...nasty bite but rarely fatal: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Latrodectus
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PostPosted: Thu Jun 04, 2015 6:42 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

ughh... spiders!
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PostPosted: Thu Jun 04, 2015 6:46 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Just think of all the nasty bugs its keeping out of your car - spiders eat them.
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PostPosted: Thu Jun 04, 2015 9:20 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

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Just think of all the nasty bugs its keeping out of your car - spiders eat them.

The spider can also be a great theft deterrent if its web is in a conspicuous location!
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PostPosted: Thu Jun 04, 2015 9:34 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

...looks like a sizable critter!

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KILL it with fire---quick....
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PostPosted: Thu Jun 04, 2015 10:15 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Reminds me, I need to spray around my house and the ghia in the garage. :doh:
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66 resto ghia wrote:
KILL it with fire---quick....


You said it before I could...
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PostPosted: Thu Jun 04, 2015 10:58 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

sputnick60 wrote:

In Australia those red back spiders are very toxic. Get bitten you will be very unwell and unattended will probably die. What about in North America?


The Brown Recluse is a more worrisome sort in N. america.

I have never been one to emotionally bond with inanimate objects by giving them names and such, But I think you got a good case to to calling your car Charlotte.
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PostPosted: Thu Jun 04, 2015 11:10 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Watch out checking that oil!
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PostPosted: Thu Jun 04, 2015 11:12 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Spiders love my car, if left alone they have tried to build webs under the car,inside, and in the engine compartment..

and guess who's terrified of spiders...
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