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    Attachment 666130Basically, I want to deal with this myself without disturbing anyone... but I have a fear of spiders and don't want to touch it or make it jump/run away before I can catch/kill it.

    Any suggestions??
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    Best just make an attempt at catching it; get something with a large surface area and trap it underneath, then leave it for the night.
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    How big? There's always the vacuum...
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    spray it
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    (Original post by poeticwhirlwind)
    Basically, I want to deal with this myself without disturbing anyone... but I have a fear of spiders and don't want to touch it or make it jump/run away before I can catch/kill it.

    Any suggestions??
    Put a glass very gently over it, then slide some cardboard between the floor or wall or whatever and the glass to keep it secured.

    Then take it outside, quite far from your house/flat and let it go.

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    grab a glass and place it on top of the spider. Once in the glass grab a piece of paper and cover the top so it can't escape. Open the windows and let it outside..
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    Hans....
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    (Original post by serah.exe)
    spray it
    Would hairspray work?
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    Boil the kettle. I'm terrified of them too [ didn't look at the attachment]. The water has to be boiling hot. Throw it up the wall at it or wherever it is. It will kill it instantly, and you can do so from a relatively safe distance. I hate them. They are monsters.
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    (Original post by poeticwhirlwind)
    Attachment 666130Basically, I want to deal with this myself without disturbing anyone... but I have a fear of spiders and don't want to touch it or make it jump/run away before I can catch/kill it.

    Any suggestions??
    Do you have deodorant and a lighter?
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    Do you have deodorant and a lighter?
    I have roll on and no lighter, sadly.
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    (Original post by poeticwhirlwind)
    Would hairspray work?
    Yes it does! Use it to demobilize it then mash mash mash.
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    (Original post by poeticwhirlwind)
    Attachment 666130Basically, I want to deal with this myself without disturbing anyone... but I have a fear of spiders and don't want to touch it or make it jump/run away before I can catch/kill it.

    Any suggestions??
    thats one big basterd, i would leg it and sleep somewhere else
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    WTF THATS MASSIVE!!!!!
    If I was you I'd scream and wake everyone up I don't care what time it is
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    The only solution is to burn your house down, I'm afraid.
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    UPDATE: turns out that my parents are surprisingly cool about being woken up 1am to deal with a spider.

    Side note: hairspray does NOT work to kill it - it just crawled away.
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    For future reference a cup/bowl over it and then stick something heavy on top... then you know it won't escape in the night and you can get someone else to actually pick it up later
 
 
 
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