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Old 09-18-2012, 09:32 AM
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I Hate spiderwebs

Nothing throws me off more than walking into a nice thick spider web. My walk behind kept going last week when i walked through a mean one, ughhh anyone else
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Old 09-18-2012, 10:19 AM
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I like trying to act cool when I'm on an estimate and wrap one around my head
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Old 09-18-2012, 11:30 AM
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Hate them. Then sometimes they seem to stick with you for a while too.
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Old 09-18-2012, 10:37 PM
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Not sure what's worse, running into it or having the customer and their neighbors seeing me picking "invisible" things off of my head and face....
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Old 09-18-2012, 11:55 PM
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It's wonderful when your on a stander and hit them and keep going
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Old 09-18-2012, 11:57 PM
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Yes, I know that feeling all to well. Glad someone else knows the feeling
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Old 09-19-2012, 12:31 AM
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LOL I have one client with a little section of yard that is along some woods and has several small trees near the treeline. There are always webs strung between the trees and before I cut there, I snag a twig/branch and walk through the area waving it up and down in front of me to knock them down. I must look like I'm blessing the forest or something.

HATE when I get those things on me. I'm swatting at imaginary spiders for a half an hour afterwards.
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Old 09-19-2012, 01:31 AM
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Not sure what's worse, running into it or having the customer and their neighbors seeing me picking "invisible" things off of my head and face....
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Speaking of spiders, I have a property on a big lake has a midge problem at least ten weeks a year. The spiders set up camp to catch them in the low hanging Sylvestri and Robellini palms fronds. You come out from underneath them with at least a few crawling on you. You think you have swatted them all away and then one peeks over the brim of you hat. But I'd rather deal with them any day than the fog of midges at this place. They get so heavy that you practically have to close your eyes and put your shirt over your mouth and nose just to breathe.
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Old 09-19-2012, 01:49 AM
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I feel left out on this one. Most homes I service don't have this problem since we're also the ones doing their pest control, and we make sure to wipe down all the webs during pest control services there. On the other hand, there's a couple exceptions to this where the customer utterly refuses to have pest control because they're afraid the pesticides will harm their pets, kill their plants, etc. Those houses are sure to have some webs hanging out, and you can always count on picking up some hood ornaments while passing through. It's always special when you get the bonus of dead flies and other critter corpses mixed in there to complete the look.
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Old 09-19-2012, 09:00 AM
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It must be great for our homeowners watching us spaz out on the lawn.
Reminds me of the movie tommy boy when farley and spade pretend to get attacked by bees.
Save yourselves!
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