Mother Nature's Kings of Pain

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  1. Deceptikitty

    Deceptikitty all about the hasubandos

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  2. kronos

    kronos PSN = KRONOSX1

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    that was intence! Those all sound terrable!
     
  3. My03Tundra

    My03Tundra LOVES TO EDIT POSTS!!

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    And, to top off the list, I live in Arizona where I have quite a few from that list. I've seen many black widows, killed several rattlesnakes for survival purposes, killed a scorpion in the house and even have seen tarantulas and horny toads just to name a few. The Gila Monster is so reclusive that you have to FIND one to be bitten by one.
     
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    CdnShockwave The Prince of Poses TFW2005 Supporter

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    I remember an article posted a while back about a sub-species of Black Widow in Chile. Apparently men who have been bitten experience super human sex drive.
     
  5. 138 Scourge

    138 Scourge WE R 138

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    I'm amazed that the stonefish's sting caused it's victim pain in his kidneys for years afterwards...

    Good lord, that's some venom, right there.

    EDIT: The thing with the black widow and the increased sex drive...that's sort of touched on in Chuck Palanhuik's most recent book...one character relies on the priaprism (chemically-induced perma-boner) that can result from a widow's bite.
     
  6. Lupis Convoy

    Lupis Convoy Paw Prince Veteran

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    I'm so very very glad I live in the new england states.. we have a RARE occurance of a let-loose rattler or a Black widow. The thing I worry about is the recluses... *shudders*
     
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    BigPrime3000 Well-Known Member

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    I'd worry more about the recluses than the widows. If you are healthy you are very very likely to survive and heal from a widow bite, but those recluse bites can cause that condition where the body starts attacking the tissue and skin around the bite area.

    I was shocked and the commonness of black widows in Vegas when I went in August. They are all over the place, saw two of them with webs on my friend's porch. Still the biggest one I have ever seen was hiding in our storage unit one time. Thing had a butt the size of a freakin golf ball.
     
  8. Metal Soldier

    Metal Soldier The Robot

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    Jeez, I knew about the venom of rattlesnakes but some of the others are horrifying.
     
  9. KA

    KA PENIS GOES WHERE?!!

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    gah, i frickin hate bugs. hate em hate em hate em

    also,..

    theres a little black spot on the sun today.
     
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    RoboticPlanet Exclusively Exclusive

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    Cool read. I dig the tarantula hawk wasp's G1 Dirge coloring. :dunce 
     
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    alecgates15 DK is Triple Hitler

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    You sure that wasn't just you staring at the sun too long? :p 
     
  12. jorod74

    jorod74 Psycholagnist (Ret.)

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    We got black widows all over the place here in Alabama. had recessed lighting in the covered walkway around a shopping center here that was so infested with those things, the maintenance men refused to change the bulbs out until they had a receipt from the pest control people.

    And gah, those brown recluse spiders are f-n nasty. Basically, they inject you with meat tenderizer and let you decay away. Mom still has a discolored spot where one bit her back in the 60s.

    oh, there is a species of jellyfish off Australia that scientists are studying. it was discovered that victims in lots of cases suffered priaprisms from their stings (then again the others died/nearly died.)

    still, i have nightmares after watching those National Geographic shows about those bugs that burrow under your skin, cause those big pustules and then pop out as adult b-52s to lay more eggs on people.
    eeeesh. that sucks a lot.
     
  13. Cheetatron

    Cheetatron Eh

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    Yeah I don't think I'll ever leave new england in terms of permanent residence

    Ditto, ditto, ditto

    CREEPY
     
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    Reading about the Gila Monster, I have to say it's rather cool that one of the most painful venoms is now being used to help people.
     
  15. QuantumShock

    QuantumShock Stay for brunch ?

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    Gila monster....now that's what I call "gila".

    NOTE : crazy in local langauge :D 
     
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    rattrap23 Cossak

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    waspinator never get what he wants.
     
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    I'm with you. Fuck bugs. Useless, disgusting creatures. Spiders especially. Send them straight to Hell...

    Also, for some reason this Italian chef is also singing Opera....what a show.
     
  18. 138 Scourge

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    Eh, that's the same ol' thing as yesterday...
     
  19. Grimlock_13

    Grimlock_13 Reformed Geewunner

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    They left the worst creature of the bunch: the common homo sapien female. Their venom lasts a gawdamn lifetime.
     

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