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Posted by wario1988 (1523 posts) 2 years, 21 days ago

Poll: Which do you FEAR more? (49 votes)

Spiders 59%
Snakes 41%

Spiders for me!

#1 Edited by joshmightbe (25871 posts) - - Show Bio

Not really afraid of either, I would like to avoid the poisonous ones but that's more pragmatic

#2 Edited by Immortal777 (8198 posts) - - Show Bio

Hard choice not afraid of either.

#3 Posted by Xanni15 (6791 posts) - - Show Bio

Snakes, spiders you can step on.

#4 Posted by Bruxae (15298 posts) - - Show Bio

I dont like calling it fear but mid sized spiders creep me out and I generally avoid being close.. Ive had pet snakes so dont really mind them.

#5 Edited by Immortal777 (8198 posts) - - Show Bio
#6 Posted by JonSmith (4159 posts) - - Show Bio

For those of you thinking 'snakes', I'll leave this here.

That's not snow. Those are spider-webs.

Lots of them.

#7 Posted by Xanni15 (6791 posts) - - Show Bio
#8 Posted by King Saturn (218273 posts) - - Show Bio

I fear orangutans

#9 Posted by Immortal777 (8198 posts) - - Show Bio

@xanni15: Who knows but you can still step on one.

#10 Posted by joshmightbe (25871 posts) - - Show Bio

@xanni15: Some of them tho other snakes would just get pissed off if you stepped on them

#11 Posted by The Stegman (28538 posts) - - Show Bio

Neither, bees, wasps, hornets and other flying, stinging insects are what frighten me.

#12 Posted by Xanni15 (6791 posts) - - Show Bio

@immortal777: Obviously. :P I just meant more often then not when you step on a spider it's gonna die. Snakes, not so much.

@joshmightbe: Thanks for the info, I know nothing about them other than the occasional garden snake in my yard.

#13 Posted by FadeToBlackBolt (23390 posts) - - Show Bio

I have a crippling and paralysing phobia of snakes.

#14 Posted by Duncan (11470 posts) - - Show Bio

Chimps man. They'll rip your nuts off.

#15 Posted by InnerVenom123 (29814 posts) - - Show Bio

I have a crippling and paralysing phobia of snakes.

Same here.

#16 Edited by jloneblackheart (5862 posts) - - Show Bio

I've had pet snakes my whole life, so I guess the answer is spiders. But, I'm not afraid of all spiders. Any web spider, jumping spider or most tarantulas are not scary. Wolf spiders and wood spiders freak me out, mostly because they are gross and could potentially be a brown recluse, whose bite I am scared of.

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#17 Posted by JediXMan (32186 posts) - - Show Bio

I don't fear them any more than I fear anything else that has the potential to kill me or do me harm.

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#18 Edited by Joygirl (20827 posts) - - Show Bio

I am severely, freakishly, arachnaphobic. So, spiders.

#19 Edited by joewell (8488 posts) - - Show Bio

Spiders, i just hate bugs in general, especially the small ones

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#20 Edited by Sideslash (5994 posts) - - Show Bio

Neither! I feel no fear!

#21 Edited by ARMIV2 (9149 posts) - - Show Bio

Owning a Ball Python has made me a little less edgy around snakes, so I'm gonna go with spiders.

#22 Posted by Veshark (9247 posts) - - Show Bio

Not really afraid of either, I would like to avoid the poisonous ones but that's more pragmatic

#23 Posted by Strider92 (18001 posts) - - Show Bio

I'm not afraid of either but as i've had pet snakes in the past i'll go with spiders.

#24 Posted by TDK_1997 (15839 posts) - - Show Bio

I'm not afraid of spiders at all but snakes freak me out.

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#25 Posted by thespideyguy (2766 posts) - - Show Bio

Spiders aren't that bad.

#26 Posted by Akindoodle (1050 posts) - - Show Bio

Cockroaches...'nuff said

#27 Posted by The_Tree (8441 posts) - - Show Bio

I despise both, but the idea of a snake or snakes attacking me freaks me the f### out, so snakes win.

#28 Posted by lykopis (10868 posts) - - Show Bio

I kind of like them both.

#29 Posted by comic_anime (4 posts) - - Show Bio

I more afraid in snakes. Theyre more dangerous and poisonous.

#30 Posted by umbrafeline (5919 posts) - - Show Bio

the only thing we have to fear is... FEAR ITSELF!

#31 Posted by Pyrogram (42534 posts) - - Show Bio

SPIDERS!

#32 Edited by Pyrogram (42534 posts) - - Show Bio

@lykopis said:

I kind of like them both.

You are no friend of mine >_>

#33 Posted by Chronus (1118 posts) - - Show Bio

Spiders.

#34 Posted by Aiden Cross (15726 posts) - - Show Bio

I have no problem with snakes or little spiders. But when those spiders reach the size of a hand.... Then i don't really feel the need to be near to them :p

#35 Posted by Samimista (21760 posts) - - Show Bio

Almost thought this had to do with the game with how you capitalized FEAR.

I used to fear snakes but I don't anymore. As odd as this may sound Metal Gear actually helped with my phobia. People tend to forget that snakes fear us just as much as we fear them. People also tend to get creep out when snakes eat other animals but in reality that's just their way of survival just like how some of us may eat cows and pigs.

Spiders I've always feared though but snakes I absolutely love. If I could I would own one but my parents hate snakes.

#36 Posted by BumpyBoo (11970 posts) - - Show Bio

They're both awesome :D

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#37 Posted by deadpoolrules (4819 posts) - - Show Bio

Spiders,definetively spiders.

#38 Posted by judasnixon (8309 posts) - - Show Bio
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I have to agree with Indiana Jones on this one......

#39 Posted by Vaeternus (9558 posts) - - Show Bio

I think people are lying when they say they're not concerned/afraid of either, if you see a poisonous spider or snake near you, you're not bright if you don't take fear or concern into account lol.

While I personally don't have a "fear" of either per-se, I DO take both with caution depending on the breed. A house spider is nothing, they can't penetrate your skin and can be killed easily, now a black widow on the other hand or wolf spider or tarantula anyone should take with caution for common sense reasons...their poison can kill you or harm you severe.

A snake, being as how there's more poisonous snakes out there then non...just don't go near it, if you step on it pray it's not a super poisonous one...lol. Overall, I'd take more caution with snakes in terms of the natural, outside world as it's hard to see them. A spider if they hear you coming will most likely move anyway, depending where you live black widows can live in a basement so it's all about where you live, Aussy also has some nasty ones that you have to worry about that can go into your house.

So honestly it depends where you live, the area. Where I live we have neither thankfully, but if it's poisonous and it can hurt me then I show logical concern, sometimes you have to fear or show concern over something unless you're just stupid and want to get bit.

#40 Posted by Teerack (8966 posts) - - Show Bio

Spiders are icky :c

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#41 Posted by PrinceAragorn1 (25362 posts) - - Show Bio
@xanni15 said:

Snakes, spiders you can step on.

@xanni15: You could step on a snake.

@immortal777: Would it kill them?

@xanni15: Who knows but you can still step on one.

Lol that was funny. +1 to you.

#42 Edited by VercingetorixTheGreat (2852 posts) - - Show Bio

Something about how Insects and Arachnids look just sends a shiver down my spine. At least with snakes they look familiar. Spiders just are so non human its freaky.

Being a huge Fallout fan nothing makes me cringe and rage like a pack of cazadors.

#43 Edited by Fuchsia_Nightingale (10191 posts) - - Show Bio

I'm fine with them as long as they can't kill me, spiders...a little less

#44 Posted by Pyrogram (42534 posts) - - Show Bio

@bumpyboo said:

They're both awesome :D

You're no friend of mine either! >:(

#45 Posted by lykopis (10868 posts) - - Show Bio

@pyrogram said:

@bumpyboo said:

They're both awesome :D

You're no friend of mine either! >:(

Here --

...trinkets and baubles for you.

#46 Posted by Samimista (21760 posts) - - Show Bio

@lykopis: Can I have the snake bracelet? =D I love snakes. <3

#47 Posted by theDCkid (940 posts) - - Show Bio

Spiders are scarier, nothing should have that many appendages. But snakes are cool (zero appendages)

So by my logic the more limbs the creepier.

#48 Posted by Dabee (2421 posts) - - Show Bio

Spiders have never bothered me, and I've never seen a snake out of containment. I feel like if I were to see a snake, though, I'd probably freak out. I hate how they just stand up and stare at you...

#49 Posted by ssejllenrad (13028 posts) - - Show Bio

Snakes but I'm not really afraid of them. I'm disgusted by them. I'm afraid to be poisoned but that goes beyond the animal itself. But I played with spiders quite a lot of times when I was a kid.

#50 Edited by lykopis (10868 posts) - - Show Bio

@lykopis: Can I have the snake bracelet? =D I love snakes. <3

Oh course! Two, one for each arm.

<3