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Yeah i think they're nice.
I am a spider saviour.
Female of the Species but the rest was shit.
You And Me vs The World is also great.
was alright too. Better than Female of the Species anyway.
Neighbourhood was clearly best.
"at number 666 there lives a Mr. Miller, he's our local vicar and a serial killer." Genius.
but we will all be waiting when the bulldozers come"
the largest goliath spider found had a leg span of 11 inches!! fact! imagine if it jumped on your face? worst thing ever.
But, no I'm not a great fan of them. Although I'm quite enthralled in the one female species that makes love to the male spider ( I am trusting that they were in a loving relationship at thhe time), only to then eat him.
I apologise for my late-night ramblings...I hope Thatcher dies soon and then I can leave in peace.
we will dance and sing all night.
(Apologies for being a-ramblin' too).
i thought it was a praying mantis. But i'm not an insect/crusty leggy animal partner-eating things expert or anything.
They are beautiful. No there is a type of female spider that eats the male, I'm quite sure of it. The truth be known I'm a dedicated-Wildlife-TV watcher-person-in-the-bushes-type-thing.
Black Widow Female eats the male after mating.
be that one then. i admit that my knowledge of post-coital arachnid dining is inferior to yours.
had my suspicions that you had animal magazines under your pillow Tom...
so do i count?
what is the fuss about spiders? They're mostly alright, they don't seem much worse than other animals that are treated with swathes of indifference plus imagine how many insects would be swarming about your FACE if spiders didn't eat them first.
For some kind of spider charity? Only your typing is a bit suspect. Yes, you do count, and you can be Mwng Tom instead if you like?
i just wonder why they are so universally loathed. Plus i know at least one person who despises moths, perhaps the most inoffensive of all flying things.
And i'd rather be Yr Atal Genhedlaeth Tom. Even though i don't know what that means.
most people who hate them hate the sound their wings make and knack of flying in to people. Personally I like them though!
Fear of spiders can be seen as a basic evolutionary device so that we don't get poisoned by one. Obviously the risks of that here are nil but it's still in the basic human psyche. The same is true of snakes.
but the sound of a moth flying into a lightbulb is one of the most satisfying things in the world.
are we still evolving, do you reckon? Sorry that is a much deeper argument entirely, but it might mean a fear of cholesterol or knives or something becoming ingrained deeper into us even when we're all eating pills from a packet and using plastic cutlery in 2984.
are always evolving according to Darwin to seek a competitive edge over everyone else.
The average height of people is up from the Victorian times due to the fact that lost body heat is not so much a concern for us now due to the enviroment.
I don't find a turn on though! :-D
it's the way you tell them...
still eat about 5 spiders every week though.
The eating goes all the way to the top...
Are beautiful, I never understood why either...
How do we eat five spiders a week? When we're sleeping?! Please don't say that, I sleep with my mouth open you see. Occasional slobber on the pillow.
Hates them. I spent most of my teenage years chasing them out of her bedroom.
while tucked up at night all manner of beasties roam around us and occasionally into the mouth!
moths are horrible, they're not innocuous. This summer, a massive one was flying around a friend's house where I was staying. That evening, I got home, unpacked my bag after about 12 hours, and the moth flew out into my face! It was scary.
You've just given me even more reason to stay up and finish my dissertation :D
Athough I can share the love in equal measures.
(on behalf of the_sparks too).
Now I need a cap...
Thommo, why you were thinking of spiders at this time of the morning?
i had the song 'Do You Like Spiders?' by Cowcube stuck in my head, and started talking to squizza about it. Why did you think then?
You were feeling extra creepy tonight, that's all..
BU BUM TIST. Dam the high hat.
Otis the Aardvark once tried to attack me.
Apparently Otis The Aardvark was banned from interviewing Kermit the Frog because it's some sort of Jim Henson Studios law that a puppet and a muppet can't be seen on TV together. That's my story about Otis the Aardvark.
a great story!
should extend that to puppet governments and TV presenters sleeping with the producers.
usually on rye bread maybe, or on a bed of crispy red lettuce with french dressing.
some of them full of poison though, even daddy long legs? So it' salright swallowing them in your sleep as long as you don't chew?
a daddy long legs is a fly!
And our stomach acid deals with any potential daddy long legs poison. You would ahve to inject yourself with daddy long legs to be poisoned!