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Discussion in 'Rants & Raves' started by DIPS_A4, Sep 20, 2006.

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    DIPS_A4 SEAT LEON CUPRA R (225)

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    i hate every morning specially this time of the year spider web surronded in my wing mirrors then plastered on my window as well fookin annoying! :scared2:
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    Yeah, that pisses me off as well, and they never come off in the wind, even at motorway speeds, bloody tough material
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    lol thats so true.
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    yep, i can confirm at 150+ they bastards are still there !
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    Yeah, they can be a right pain to squiish!

    [​IMG]

    BTW, this is a real life size pic of a bird eating spider.
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    Right, my 20" monitor tells me this is a rather big MF! :scared2:
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    THAT PIC SHYTES ME UP, DEFO WONT LIKE ONE OF THOSE BIG ASS SPIDERS STUCK IN MY WING MIRROR!
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    dont think my mirrors are big enough for that focker
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    do a search on google for camel spider, that'll shit you up something proper!
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    nooooooo i hate spiders ! even the little ones !
    have to get the wife to catch them then she chases me around the house with it in her hand !
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    got shivers from seeing that thing
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    Olly, no one on here will ever be frightened of you again. You threaten anyone with suspension, they'll just PM you a reeeeeeely biiiiig spider pic, LOL!!!!!!!
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    Ive tried blasting the buggers out with a pressure washer but the fecker still lives on!!!! any suggestions?
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    i got like 2 living in my wing mirror!
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    My Sportback is parked next to a hedge on our driveway, and every morning in summer I always walk through a spider's web just to get to the driver's door, then spend ages trying to wipe it off my face and clothes!
    :slapped:
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    rofl !
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    lol. You pussy.

    Hey, and no one wind Olly up at the AmD day with any trick spiders, ok.:think: :sadlike: :eyebrows: :sly:
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    Only one thing for it, your going to have to change your wing mirrors!

    :laugh:
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    Why don't you put some of these on?

    http://www.ameditalia.com/auto/20.5.gif

    I suppose if they are further out the spider will have more of a task to get to it. Therfore giving up and trying another car with smaller mirrors!!!
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    My mate is in Afghanistan at the moment and he is paranoid about some spiders out there (may be the camel ones).

    But the male comes and bite you while your sleeping and you dont feel it. The done even show up as big marks just like little red spots.

    Then the female comes and lays eggs in you and before you know it baby spiders are coming out your leg!!
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    I've got a spider in my drivers side mirror. Frickin nightmare when i go away offshore for two weeks cos the thing goes mental and spins a web over half the car!
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    Catch a dady long legs..... (nuf of them about at the moment)... place in spiders web and when the little fecker comes out lunch after sensing the DLL trying to escape - a simple flick of the finger may do the trick ;)
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    I was staying at a mates down south a couple of weeks ago sorting out his new studio pooters and when I was leaving his other half started to air her disgust about spiders in the mirrors. I mentioned that I'd been meaning to pull the glass out of mine and remove some of the more stubborn ones which had moved in when my car was sat idle for a while.

    Bit of a foot-in-mouth moment though, guess what matey ended up getting told to do to the mrs' car! ...And I've still not shifted mine.

    Regards,

    Rob.
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    They love the heated mirrors, They don't do no harm, I picked one up in Italy last year, and then he cam all the way back to Uk :)
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    That's just not right dude. How is he going to meet Mrs. Pider when he can't even speak the language?
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    You guys reckon you've got a problem?!?!
    Well triy this one, I'm a gardener, and I got in my car this morning to find my steering wheel covered in a web! The offender was sitting right in the middle! What on earth it thought it would trap sitting with on its web inside my a3 I'll never know! Anyway, I evicted him sharpish! Must have been on me when I got in the car! uurrgh.

    Jan
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    LOL-The rest of his family will come across and visit him! :)
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    Well we are feeding two outside our office on a waste bin daily with flies and dll we are catching. Seriously cool watching the yellow striped legs of our little matilda killing the flies. Sad I know but she is cool. I'll get a pic tomorrow when the backstard rain stops.
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    Ok, I thought I had evicted all of the little cretins. I was driving to work this morning when he absailed down in front of me! I tried getting him but He crawled up and tucked himself just above the roof material where it meets the windscreen! Little bugger! argh!!
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    They will eat all the daddy long legs though!
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    We have the camel spiders out here at work in the Sahara, they tend not to bother with people and stuff. But if you walk or run towards them (I have not tried this, but I will take the word of the person that told me) they will not run away, but run towards you...

    When they bite you they inject you and make the area go all num and then start to eat you..

    Not heard of anybody being attacked by one of these in years.. well the 6 years I been working out here.. just pleased the UK does not have any big nasty ones
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    simple solution... vacuum cleaner!
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