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You know you are a tarantula collector if...

Discussion in 'Tarantula Chat' started by Storm76, Mar 3, 2012.

  1. raisinjelly

    raisinjelly Arachnoknight

    Lol my Fedex guy has arachnohobia and he doesn't like my deliveries.

    And this is also true for people who are into taxidermy, I feel so bad for my post office lady when I get in a box of raw skulls that hasn't been packaged carefully enough in the summer...
  2. pyro fiend

    pyro fiend Arachnoprince

    im being told...the outright disgust on my face as i read this, was priceless XD
  3. raisinjelly

    raisinjelly Arachnoknight

    Oh yeah, it's awful! There was one box that stank so bad you could smell it all the way down the street from behind the post office. They called me at 6 am to come pick it up, and oh god was I mortified. It's amazing it made it through the mail system at all. That seller definitely got put onto my blacklist
  4. Radium

    Radium Outlaw Valkyrie

    So, I take it some of y'all are also from the DFW area? On tonight's news, the weatherman showed a picture of a pretty big wolf spider drinking from a birdbath, but called it a tarantula. Within three minutes, he was telling people to stop tweeting him about how it's not a tarantula. I quote: "But it could have been!"

    But it wasn't, bub. Stick to meteorology.
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  5. chrisacres

    chrisacres Arachnopeon

    I think they meant using a red light for looking at them as opposed to using it as a permanent fixture?? Correct me if I'm wrong!

    You know your a hobbyist when you disappear off into the bush during a romantic stroll in the woods to find materials for the 'au natural' GBB set up you're working on. Then, inevitably, coaxing your partner into lugging a load of old wood and stones home in her hand bag!
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  6. bscheidt1020

    bscheidt1020 Arachnoknight

    Your wife re-labels your spider tubs with nonsensical versions of scientific names for her own entertainment.
  7. sdsnybny

    sdsnybny Arachnogeek Arachnosupporter

    LOL that's nice. got pics or examples of said genus carnage
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  8. bscheidt1020

    bscheidt1020 Arachnoknight

    Geniculata= Jew lick a lotta, Albopilosum=oh bope a lope a, Grammostola pulchripes= grandma stole your polka piece.....I'll have to look to find the others but those were the major ones. I will learn to upload pictures one day.....the woman loves her label printer!
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  9. ratluvr76

    ratluvr76 Arachnodemon

  10. sdsnybny

    sdsnybny Arachnogeek Arachnosupporter

    That's great! obviously a keeper with that kind of humor.
  11. bscheidt1020

    bscheidt1020 Arachnoknight

    Oh yeah, she is and we just got married and are expecting...she got me a new order of slings for a first Father's Day present!!
  12. sdsnybny

    sdsnybny Arachnogeek Arachnosupporter

    Congrats!!^^^ Do we get an un-boxing video? LOL. The birth of my 2 children was the two best life experiences ever, nothing compares.
  13. LOL @ unboxing...

    Did you get UPS or FedEx to deliver as well?? :p
  14. Storm76

    Storm76 Arachnoemperor

    Wow! Either she -really- loves you, or she's trying to bribe you :p (j/K)
  15. bscheidt1020

    bscheidt1020 Arachnoknight

    I've got my money on both!

    ---------- Post added 07-04-2015 at 01:13 PM ----------

    Haha, well this is my first child and I am feeling blessed for sure.....great wife, and a baby coming! Turning into a very happy year for us! Dang it if I did not just find out the sex of the baby and am struggling to keep my mouth shut until the baby shower....
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  16. sdsnybny

    sdsnybny Arachnogeek Arachnosupporter

    When your eyes are blurry from looking at picture threads, sales adds, genus threads,
    and you've filled a shopping basket on many web sites multiple times. Or you cant go a month without buying,trading for more ;)
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