+ Reply to Thread
Page 2 of 3 FirstFirst 123 LastLast
Results 11 to 20 of 24
  1. #11
    Join Date
    Aug 2011
    Posts
    1,945
    Thanks
    1,166
    Thanked
    963
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 posts
    Awards:
    Funniest Caption
    Quote Originally Posted by vampstorso View Post
    Despite what people say, red backs really arent the dangerous thing people think.
    Theyre like bees. Unless youre allergic it's really no big deal

    I'd relocate him.
    That's a very loaded and dangerous thing to say. A bite can be fatal. If not fatal a bite can be a pretty big deal

  2. The Following 7 Users Say Thank You to bpac For This Useful Post:

    beebs  (08-03-2015),FrothyFrog  (08-03-2015),HappyBovinexx  (08-03-2015),LoveLivesHere  (08-03-2015),misskittyfantastico  (08-03-2015),TheGooch  (08-03-2015),VicPark  (08-03-2015)

  3. #12
    Join Date
    Mar 2014
    Location
    Perth
    Posts
    1,383
    Thanks
    708
    Thanked
    1,955
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 posts
    Quote Originally Posted by bpac View Post
    That's a very loaded and dangerous thing to say. A bite can be fatal. If not fatal a bite can be a pretty big deal
    Especially for children, the elderly and infirm. Adults may well be fine but its not a chance I'd be willing to take.....

    Eta I just saw this had already been said. .....ooops

  4. #13
    Join Date
    Sep 2014
    Location
    At home
    Posts
    1,396
    Thanks
    601
    Thanked
    1,398
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 posts
    Im in camp relocate too, Mum always said killing spiders was bad luck and im still too chicken to risk it 😂

  5. The Following User Says Thank You to heplusme For This Useful Post:

    vampstorso  (08-03-2015)

  6. #14
    Join Date
    Mar 2014
    Location
    Perth
    Posts
    1,383
    Thanks
    708
    Thanked
    1,955
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 posts
    Is it right that only the females are poisonous? And that the males are just black? S'cuse my ignorance but I didn't grow up here? ?

  7. #15
    Zombie_eyes's Avatar
    Zombie_eyes is offline Formerly Diamondeyes
    Winner 2012 - Biggest Computer Nerd
    Winner 2013/14 - Funniest Member
    Join Date
    Aug 2011
    Posts
    9,354
    Thanks
    2,835
    Thanked
    9,035
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 postsAmethyst Star - 5,000 posts
    Awards:
    100 Posts in a week
    Mil was bitten on the arm by a red back, she was in agony for 3+ days


    Im pretty sure its a big deal.

  8. The Following 3 Users Say Thank You to Zombie_eyes For This Useful Post:

    bpac  (08-03-2015),LoveLivesHere  (08-03-2015),Molros  (08-03-2015)

  9. #16
    Join Date
    Apr 2009
    Posts
    4,650
    Thanks
    1,340
    Thanked
    2,620
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 posts
    Kill it!!!!!!

  10. The Following User Says Thank You to Lincolns mummy For This Useful Post:

    KitiK  (08-03-2015)

  11. #17
    Join Date
    Apr 2010
    Location
    Melbourne
    Posts
    2,026
    Thanks
    355
    Thanked
    831
    Reviews
    2
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 posts
    Red backs are dangerous. I know someone who was in intensive care following a red back bite.

  12. The Following 2 Users Say Thank You to preggasaurus For This Useful Post:

    LoveLivesHere  (08-03-2015),misskittyfantastico  (08-03-2015)

  13. #18
    Join Date
    Dec 2014
    Posts
    85
    Thanks
    52
    Thanked
    70
    Reviews
    0
    Quote Originally Posted by bpac View Post
    That's a very loaded and dangerous thing to say. A bite can be fatal. If not fatal a bite can be a pretty big deal
    Sorry but Im not going to join the "kill it because I dont like it" camp.
    You kill that one in the garden (not like its inside), what difference does that make? None really, other than killing an animal.
    There's many, many more out there...in the garden, not your bedroom.
    You'd be better off teaching kids not to play in crowded areas of the garden where they like to live, as a life skill.

    These discussions never go anywhere anyway.
    Those who kill things do, and those that know its not the only one and the ecosystem is important, won't.
    No one ever seems to change their mind.

  14. #19
    Join Date
    Jan 2012
    Posts
    7,836
    Thanks
    2,799
    Thanked
    4,107
    Reviews
    7
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 postsAmethyst Star - 5,000 posts
    Thanks for your responses. I have since found out it's actually a leaf curling spider. Either way, I hate getting spider webs on my hands so I'll get hubby to relocate it.

  15. The Following User Says Thank You to JR03 For This Useful Post:

    HappyBovinexx  (08-03-2015)

  16. #20
    Join Date
    Apr 2008
    Posts
    936
    Thanks
    303
    Thanked
    210
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 posts
    Kill it. Well I would. Sod relocating it.

    I'd say redbacks are quite dangerous. I don't particularly like spiders though and don't much care about killing them.


 

Similar Threads

  1. Research help - veggie/herb seedlings.
    By Buttoneska in forum Research Help
    Replies: 7
    Last Post: 21-08-2014, 20:59
  2. Herb garden - how to?
    By Piyamj in forum Weaning & Starting solids
    Replies: 18
    Last Post: 28-06-2014, 14:26
  3. What do you grow in your veggie garden
    By MeeG in forum General Health
    Replies: 4
    Last Post: 21-03-2014, 14:54

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
FEATURED SUPPORTER
GymbaROOGymbaROO offers activities for babies & toddlers in a fun learning centre, focussing on developmental education. ...
REVIEWS
"Pigeon teats rule!"
by Alex
Pigeon PP Wide Neck reviews ›
"Wonderful natural Aussie made product!"
by Mrstwr
Baby U Goat Milk Moisturiser reviews ›
"Replaced good quality with cheap tight nappies"
by Kris
Coles Comfy Bots Nappies reviews ›