Watch that lint!

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  1. cherrysunburst00

    cherrysunburst00 Senior Member

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    So, I'm arranging amps this afternoon and I see a piece of lint on the ground. I bend over to pick it up and toss in the bathroom trash bucket.

    When WHOA, what do I see in that lint...

    A 1" SCORPION!!!! (and not the speaker).

    So I'm like, "eh, he's dead" and I toss it on the ground...

    It starts moving!!!

    :wow:

    So I stay there watching that he doesn't get away and call out to my Wife to bring me the flyswatter (I'm in socks, and I don't want him to get away).

    WHAP. He's dead now, and got a burial at sea in the toilet (venerable warrior, I thought he deserved a respectful burial)
     
  2. Marshall & Moonshine

    Marshall & Moonshine Senior Member

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    That’s why I always make my wife do the cleaning.
    I ain’t getting stung by that shit.
    That’s crazy talk.
     
  3. DavGrape

    DavGrape Silver Supporter

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    Here in Michigan, we have... HOUSEFLIES!
    Oh! It landed on my plate! Aaaargh!
    Hahahaha!

    Screw you and your scorpions. Haahaahaha!
     
  4. Platte City Paul

    Platte City Paul Senior Member

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    We don't have scorpions in Missouri. We don't have sharks either.
     
  5. Shelbyblues

    Shelbyblues Senior Member

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    Just Black Widows, Brown Recluse's, Copperheads and Cotton Mouths, to name a few.
     
  6. Benjammin

    Benjammin Senior Member

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    yikes, how big was it?
     
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  7. cherrysunburst00

    cherrysunburst00 Senior Member

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    About 1 inch
     
  8. Malikon

    Malikon Skreeeeee-ONK! V.I.P. Member

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    I'm not saying you should burn the house down, but I'd understand if you did.
     
  9. Marshall & Moonshine

    Marshall & Moonshine Senior Member

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    A single reactor blast should do. We don’t need to destroy the whole planet.
     
  10. Benjammin

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    I missed that on the OP :laugh2: that's scary, I always imagined they were big enough to see them clearly. I shudder to think of all the places in my house a 1" scorpion could be hiding
     
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    Washington...... Meh..
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  12. cherrysunburst00

    cherrysunburst00 Senior Member

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    I know. Fortunately, i think its poison will only kill (paralyze) little crawly critters. It may cause us a little numbness, but still...
     
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    His wife said: "I keep telling you, that's NOT what an inch looks like." ;)

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    Der Scorpions ist eine Rock gruppe auf Duetschland.
     
  15. Digger

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    Would you like some Crocs or Drop Bears? We have a nice selection~
     
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    In Digger's world, you see a scorpion in the peanut bowl, you don't hesitate to grab another handful.

    So many things to kill you there, a scorpion is like a mosquito to a New Yorker!
     
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    I was in the bush kneeling down with a chainsaw cutting into a downed tree just a few days ago and a scorpion quite a few models up from the one in the pic wandered across the log where I was cutting and dropped on the ground near my knee....I didn't think anything of it!

    The wood had been crushed and fell apart when I picked it up and was home to all sorts of critters, a thought that occurred to me when I was carrying out to the trailer...big deal!

    Some things you have to take in your stride!
     
  18. Digger

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    Sorry my post was in progress before I saw what you'd written. You are spot on though!
     
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    cherrysunburst00 Senior Member

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    Along with a host of other scary critters
     
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  20. Bobby Mahogany

    Bobby Mahogany Senior Member

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    Where the hell do you live, Man?
     
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