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Taking a break from the SHOT show... Gatorland 09 7908

Global Moderator He Who Has The Most Nuts, Wins! Posts: 55,554
Re: Taking a break from the SHOT show... Gatorland 09
« Reply #30 on: January 21, 2009, 03:35:19 AM »
 :ahhh :ahhh :ahhh I don't like spiders :ahhh :ahhh :ahhh

The rest of it looked like fun though :o :D :D :D :tu:
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Re: Taking a break from the SHOT show... Gatorland 09
« Reply #31 on: January 21, 2009, 03:40:37 AM »
I don't like spiders either... or scorpions...

I look calm, but I was panicking on the inside!

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Re: Taking a break from the SHOT show... Gatorland 09
« Reply #32 on: January 22, 2009, 06:04:49 AM »
The hair on the tarantula's legs........it looks like it would tickle you as it walked. (shudder) Oooh that gives me the heebie jeebies just thinking about it :D

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Re: Taking a break from the SHOT show... Gatorland 09
« Reply #33 on: January 29, 2009, 12:13:43 AM »
Actually you'd be surprised how soft and gentle the touch of a big tarantula is.  Wierd I know, but there you have it.
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Re: Taking a break from the SHOT show... Gatorland 09
« Reply #34 on: January 29, 2009, 12:31:10 AM »
If I remember right, the Scorpion was noticeably heavier.  The Tarantula was pretty light and when it moved I didn't feel much.  (but then my mind may have been numbed with panic) 

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Re: Taking a break from the SHOT show... Gatorland 09
« Reply #35 on: January 29, 2009, 12:33:04 AM »
Hey, that scorpion is trying to lose weight- you could at least try to be supportive!

Def

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Re: Taking a break from the SHOT show... Gatorland 09
« Reply #36 on: January 29, 2009, 12:33:56 AM »
I have a tarantula, but she won't let me hold her.  :(

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Re: Taking a break from the SHOT show... Gatorland 09
« Reply #37 on: January 29, 2009, 12:36:11 AM »
Tarantula is a terrible thing to call your wife!

Def

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Re: Taking a break from the SHOT show... Gatorland 09
« Reply #38 on: January 29, 2009, 12:40:13 AM »
Tarantula is a terrible thing to call your wife!

Def

LOL!  :D :D

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Head Turd Polisher Administrator Just Bananas Posts: 61,262 Optimum instrumentum est inter aures
Re: Taking a break from the SHOT show... Gatorland 09
« Reply #39 on: January 29, 2009, 12:48:20 AM »
Wasn't that Al Bundy's pet name for Peg?

"I see deadly red tarantula,
But that's ok, because my hands in my pantula!"

Def

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Re: Taking a break from the SHOT show... Gatorland 09
« Reply #40 on: January 29, 2009, 01:40:56 AM »
Wasn't that Al Bundy's pet name for Peg?

"I see deadly red tarantula,
But that's ok, because my hands in my pantula!"

Def

LOL  I actually remember that.

Spiders, especially tarantulas, freak me out.  ESPECIALLY the goliath bird eater.  Have you guys ever seen one of those?  They're about the size of a large dinner plate!   :ahhh  Were there any of those at Gatorland? 

Picture of GOLIATH BIRD EATER (Don't look if you hate spiders!!!)


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Head Turd Polisher Administrator Just Bananas Posts: 61,262 Optimum instrumentum est inter aures
Re: Taking a break from the SHOT show... Gatorland 09
« Reply #41 on: January 29, 2009, 01:45:35 AM »
I'm not entirely comfortable with spiders either, but I sure as hell wasn't going to wimp out in front of forum members!  I'd never live it down!

Def

Leave the dents as they are- let your belongings show their scars as proudly as you do yours.
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Re: Taking a break from the SHOT show... Gatorland 09
« Reply #42 on: January 29, 2009, 03:45:19 AM »
Wasn't that Al Bundy's pet name for Peg?

"I see deadly red tarantula,
But that's ok, because my hands in my pantula!"

Def

LOL  I actually remember that.

Spiders, especially tarantulas, freak me out.  ESPECIALLY the goliath bird eater.  Have you guys ever seen one of those?  They're about the size of a large dinner plate!   :ahhh  Were there any of those at Gatorland? 

Picture of GOLIATH BIRD EATER (Don't look if you hate spiders!!!)




We don't have any goliaths at Gatorland, but I have actually held one.  Pretty big, heavy spider.  Took up my whole hand, and it wasn't even stretched out.

I could TOTALLY see Def and 665ae lookin a bit trepidatious about holding the arachnids, but they gutted it out.
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Re: Taking a break from the SHOT show... Gatorland 09
« Reply #43 on: January 29, 2009, 11:34:56 AM »
Only big insect I've held was a giant African Millipede.

http://www.alchemyimageworks.com/images/lrg_insects/Giant20African20Millipede.jpg

I did NOT like the idea of all those little legs ( :ahhh ) but in the end it wasn't to bad.  Besides my wife and three year old were watching.  ::)

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Re: Taking a break from the SHOT show... Gatorland 09
« Reply #44 on: February 02, 2009, 03:13:56 PM »
Only big insect I've held was a giant African Millipede.

http://www.alchemyimageworks.com/images/lrg_insects/Giant20African20Millipede.jpg

I did NOT like the idea of all those little legs ( :ahhh ) but in the end it wasn't to bad.  Besides my wife and three year old were watching.  ::)


We used to use those in the same show we use the arachnids in.  They were pretty cool, unless they pooped on ya.
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Re: Taking a break from the SHOT show... Gatorland 09
« Reply #45 on: February 02, 2009, 05:27:53 PM »
We used to use those in the same show we use the arachnids in.  They were pretty cool, unless they pooped on ya.

Why, are their poop just as long as their bodies?  :D

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Re: Taking a break from the SHOT show... Gatorland 09
« Reply #46 on: March 16, 2009, 02:41:14 AM »
We used to use those in the same show we use the arachnids in.  They were pretty cool, unless they pooped on ya.

Why, are their poop just as long as their bodies?  :D

LOL.  No, but they stink, stain, and come out in torrents.
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Re: Taking a break from the SHOT show... Gatorland 09
« Reply #47 on: March 16, 2009, 05:25:37 PM »
We used to use those in the same show we use the arachnids in.  They were pretty cool, unless they pooped on ya.

Why, are their poop just as long as their bodies?  :D

LOL.  No, but they stink, stain, and come out in torrents.

Yuck. Sounds like baby crap. :P

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Re: Taking a break from the SHOT show... Gatorland 09
« Reply #48 on: March 19, 2009, 02:15:37 AM »
We used to use those in the same show we use the arachnids in.  They were pretty cool, unless they pooped on ya.

Why, are their poop just as long as their bodies?  :D

LOL.  No, but they stink, stain, and come out in torrents.

Yuck. Sounds like baby crap. :P

Or me after eating a vegetarian burrito!

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Re: Taking a break from the SHOT show... Gatorland 09
« Reply #49 on: March 19, 2009, 05:04:16 PM »
Thanks for that BT.  :D

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Re: Taking a break from the SHOT show... Gatorland 09
« Reply #50 on: March 19, 2009, 06:30:10 PM »
 :( :ahhh :ahhh :ahhh To much information :ahhh :ahhh :ahhh :D
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Re: Taking a break from the SHOT show... Gatorland 09
« Reply #51 on: July 12, 2018, 01:12:12 PM »
I just linked to this thread in another discussion, and, while re-reading it, I decided it was worth being today's Dirty Dozen Thread Necro!

Orlando was a great experience, not just because of the SHOT Show, or the behind the scenes visit at Gatorland, but also because I got to meet THREE other MTO members on that trip!  Mikey (665ae), Johnny (Latino Heat, Navejero, Doggy Guru and others I can't quite recall!) and another guy who hasn't been around in a while either, Andy, aka Polish Sumgui.

It was a great time and I consider myself very fortunate to have met so many of our members over the years, and look forward to meeting a lot more of you in the future!

Def

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Re: Taking a break from the SHOT show... Gatorland 09
« Reply #52 on: July 30, 2018, 09:08:43 AM »
yikes! Just what my arachnophobia needed... *shudders*  :ahhh :ahhh :ahhh

Excellent entertainment though! :D I think I've read it before, but it's been a while...

Thanks for the necro, boss!

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