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Old 06-11-2018, 03:20 PM   #51
Boomstick
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I built a house in Roanoke last year and have only found 2 inside. We see them regularly outside though. Also seen a few black widows.
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Old 06-11-2018, 05:27 PM   #52
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They are always under my roll up barn doors. 2 or 3 every time I go out there. East Texas.
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Old 06-13-2018, 10:08 PM   #53
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They are always under my roll up barn doors. 2 or 3 every time I go out there. East Texas.
Where about in East Texas?
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Old 06-13-2018, 11:00 PM   #54
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Our exterminator said it’s the worst he’s seen in years. We’ve killed no less than 7-8 in the house this year already and it’s just June. He said they are huntin water.

I’m definitely gittin me one of those black floursecnet lights too!!
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Old 06-14-2018, 12:20 AM   #55
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Yes......just got stung on my hand today. Never saw it until it was too late. First time one has ever hit me. Can’t say that it felt good.
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Old 06-14-2018, 06:19 AM   #56
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The door way to hell must be under my house where these things spawn from. We kill several a week in the house, they love to hide behind the soap dish in my shower and wait for you to grab the soap. @#$ %&^*!@ that hurts when they hit you on the knuckle.
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Old 06-14-2018, 07:06 AM   #57
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They flock to my pool, seems like there are a couple in there every morning, those suckers can live a long time underwater.
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Old 06-14-2018, 07:26 AM   #58
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Killed three so far this year. All outside.
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Old 06-14-2018, 08:16 AM   #59
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I live in Collin County, we have plenty. Usually kill a dozen or so in the house every year.
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Old 06-14-2018, 08:52 AM   #60
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Everywhere. Theyre juicy this year. I got zapped a week ago by one on the knuckle hiding in a onesie in my little girls drawer. Im glad it got me and not her.

I made my 5yr old boy kill one when were cleaning around the well. He was a scaredy cat...but I got him to kill it. Then I bragged about him to his Mom.
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Old 06-14-2018, 09:40 AM   #61
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Reaching for a piece of split oak from the wood rack a couple of weekends ago and my son asked a question and I grabbed without looking The bastage crawled up my glove and stung me high on my wrist.

I really hate those things.
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Old 06-15-2018, 11:19 AM   #62
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Killed three so far this year. All outside.
Make that four.
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Old 06-15-2018, 11:25 AM   #63
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Got popped this morning by one. Evil bastages
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Old 06-15-2018, 12:08 PM   #64
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Just this kind.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AQRprgbYdTw
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Old 06-15-2018, 01:10 PM   #65
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none in the house yet this year but plenty outside. I don't know what I had worse, scorpion stings or harvester ant bites.
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Old 06-15-2018, 01:17 PM   #66
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Ive found two in the last few weeks in the darn bathtub at the Farm.

First one was hiding in my body wash sponge. He came crawling out when I started putting soap on it. Next thing I know, Im dancing around like a **** fool and standing on the side of the tub trying to squish him with a shampoo bottle

Second one was just running around in the tub when I pulled back the curtain. He was easier to squish. That one would have made a Boone and Crockett trophy, it was twice the size of most I see.



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