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Old 10-05-2012, 04:39 PM
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Big snake in the yard

While working on a client's yard, I saw a big black snake move across the lawn and into the hedge that I just finished cutting. This place is swamped with huge trees, so I wasn't sure if the snake came out of the sewer or a tree. I hate snakes and spiders. I'm thinking of letting this account go if the client refuses to get someone out there.

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Old 10-05-2012, 05:01 PM
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Snakes are beneficial. Leave them alone and they will leave you alone. My Rat Terrier keeps killing rat snakes in my back yard. The little sucker is going to need a new home of he keeps it up.
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Old 10-05-2012, 05:30 PM
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If it's a Bull/Black snake, then it's a rodent eater. Leave it alone and let it do it's job.

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Old 10-05-2012, 05:45 PM
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I hate snakes and spiders. I'm thinking of letting this account go if the client refuses to get someone out there.

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#1 take yur girlfriends panties off and put on some big boy undies. #2 stop being a sissy. #3 leave the snake alone and it wont bite yur a$$.
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Old 10-05-2012, 06:11 PM
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He's just out looking for some mice! I always enjoyed when we were out in the field, and I'd sleep in the tank, then we'd wake up and I'd look outside at my crew that slept on the ground, and they've got bugs all over them.
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Old 10-05-2012, 07:26 PM
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#1 take yur girlfriends panties off and put on some big boy undies. #2 stop being a sissy. #3 leave the snake alone and it wont bite yur a$$.
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^^^ that ^^^
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Old 10-05-2012, 07:59 PM
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I must be the only one here afraid of snakes.
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Old 10-05-2012, 08:02 PM
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I must be the only one here afraid of snakes.
I'd recommend you purchase a snake and handle it frequently. You'll soon find out they're not that bad. If nothing else you'll find out the bite is similar to a bee sting.
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Old 10-05-2012, 08:05 PM
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I dont want one around me but Im sure not canning customers over it. Maybe Im missing something. Are you in the south where snakes kill you because I guess Im not thinking about that problem living in NY
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Old 10-05-2012, 08:41 PM
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I keep count every year.... to date 13 killed.... 8 copper heads and the rest garter snakes.... thick around here, even in the burbs.
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