COMIC My new pet the Black Widow.

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  1. Sirc

    Sirc Dr. Hourse Crew #1

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    While working on my car in the garage, I found a gigantic black widow that was a little bigger than the size of a quarter.

    I was about to bring down the holy wrath of mjolnir itself down on her, when I had a moment of mercy. Instead, I captured her inside of a plastic cup and have decided to keep it as a pet.

    Now I know this is a foreboding foreshadowing of what my death will be, but I dunno, she just seemed to be so... nice. Anyway, I'm gonna find something to put her in and see what kind of food I can dredge up for her.

    I realized that this black widow is a literal-phor for the girls I've dated. So now I'm counter metaphoring it by trying to have a relationship with the metaphor that they're trying to represent.

    Hopefully I can nurture this relationship well. I mean if I can't even have a relationship with a black widow, then I am less nurturing than a male black widow who's purpose in life is to be used by the female counter part.


    I found a friend for her, captured it alive and then got it inside of the little housing thing I made for her.
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    Here she is just chillin.
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    This is the prototype Terrarium I made. If you look at the bottom where the tape is, I cut it all along where there's tape. I figured I could open it from the bottom and release insects and they would immediately fly upwards into her webbing.
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    The flaw however was that she couldn't stick to the plastic and couldn't make a very effective web. She tried as you could see in the first picture, but failed. So I took a new bottle, cut off the top, threw some dirt in there with some twigs to simulate a terrarium. This is the beta terrarium. She immediately began making a new and much better web. The fly eventually was caught. I didn't have any clear bottles, but I'm going to move her just once more. I hope it's not too terribly inconvenient for her to move so many times in such short periods, but I'm as new to this as she is.
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    And here she is sitting in her room (I gave her the justice hall). Enjoying the sunlight and shadows. She actually sits below the window, but I put her up there so I could get some light to photograph her.
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    She caught the fly finally, now that she has an actual web.
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  2. Pitt

    Pitt 1-1-11 — Never Forget OT Supporter

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    it will escape and kill you for this humiliation. :sadwavey:
     
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    Pitt 1-1-11 — Never Forget OT Supporter

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    also, air holes?
     
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    kurupt Active Member

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    fuck that, i would hate to wake up and see that its missing.
     
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    Mr Coffee New Member

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    Holy shit, man, you must be suicidal :noes:
    One of these days you're not going to post your weekly thread, and we'll all know why :noes: :noes:
     
  6. void

    void oh yeah?

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    cool beans, just buy a 20 gallon aquarium and set up some plants in there. she'll web it all to hell, it's pimp.
     
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    .

    they arent expensive either, check craigslist or whatever else you got for used local stuff.

    on a side note, i was very amused by your doc on this situation -and would like updates whenever possible
     
  8. Jimeigh

    Jimeigh Every rook and jay in the corvidae have been raven

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    this was a bad idea.
     
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    biscuithead New Member

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    That's really cool. Just be safe about. You should read up on Black Widow bites and what to do if it ever happens. Can't hurt to be prepared.

    That's awesome that you didn't kill the spider. I don't think anyone should ever kill a spider unless they feel like they are in danger (which could have been the case here) since they eat the pest insects.
     
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    you know spiders are awesome to have if you collect comics. They eat bad insects that ruin comic books. my uncle who teaches classes at a local college on antiques and collecting things taught me that. also you can get a 10 gallon aquarioum around here for like 10 or 20 bucks there crazy cheap
     
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    Nader_D HAHAHEHHUH ---- POOOHhHhHHCHhh! OT Supporter

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    spiders LOVE moths and moths LOVE comic books.

    I only kill spiders when they are in my personal space. and honestly, since ive moved to this way of life the number of bugs in our house has gone down DRASTICALLY. if i find one of thsoe cocksuckers in my room though they get insta killed. i wouldnt killa black widow though (one of my favorite alice cooper songs)
     
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    You can't see it, but I have a bunch of knife edged holes in the bottle.
     
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    Sirc Dr. Hourse Crew #1

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    I'd like to think that owning a black widow somehow gives me street cred with the other insects and they'll leave me the fuck alone.
     
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    Sirc Dr. Hourse Crew #1

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    If you haven't guessed it yet, I've been reading a LOT of Spider-man lately.
     
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    Pitt 1-1-11 — Never Forget OT Supporter

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    DON'T DO IT!
     
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    THE LIOG EVVVVVVVVEERRYYOONNNNNNNE EEEEE

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    when i read about how you relate the spider to failed relationships i laughed so god damn hard i fell down
     
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    :rofl:
     
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    have you read new ways to die ??
     
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    void oh yeah?

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    haha :rofl: DO EEET!
     
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    Chris need to post in the right parts of the forum.
     
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    that looks like a pretty decent bong setup to :rofl:
     
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    fuck that.

    that motherfucker would have gotten hulk smashed.
     
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    gthesob the fun machine took a shit and died OT Supporter

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    I can just see it in there with all the smoke flowing past until it falls off and rolls around the floor.
     
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    ibmysteriousdeath
     
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    I don't think you're getting any super powers
     

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